Short Course in Structural Geology and Tectonics of Hokkaido

An interesting post-grad student training course will be held from 26 June – 7 July, 2017, at Hokkaido University:
Structural Geology and Tectonics of Hokkaido: Geometric principles, and the relationship between active and ancient deformation.
During this course you will learn how geologic structures, developed from microscopic to map scale, reflect the rates, directions, and mechanics of past and contemporary plate tectonics and deformation. You will also hone your three-dimensional perception and skills through practical applications.

  • Faculty: Dr. Virginia Toy,  Prof. Toru Takeshita, Dr. Jun Kameda, and Dr. Marie Python.
  • Dates: 26 June – 7 July 2017
  • Location: Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, and three field sites in Hokkaido.
The course is part of Hokkaido University’s Summer Institute, and is open to all International and Japanese graduate level students. Applications must be submitted online between 1 Feb and 28 Feb 2017 (see: information about the course itself is available here:

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