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University of Tokyo, Earthquake Research Institute

Previously Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
Acronym ERI
Type Academic
1-1-1 Yayoi Bunkyo-ku
Tel +81-3-5841-5666
Fax +81-3-5689-4467
Website http://www.eri.u-tokyo.ac.jp/eng/
Activities ERI employs over 80 top-notch academics (professors, associate professors and research associates) drawn from diverse fields, ranging from seismology to volcanology, geophysics, geochemistry, geology, geodesy, applied mathematics, information science, civil engineering and seismic engineering. Together with a support staff of 50, 30 visiting researchers and 70 graduate students, we work on advanced researches, technique development, field observations, experiments, theoretical studies, analyses and computer simulations. We promote comprehensive research and education in order to achieve two goals. 1) Scientifically unraveling the various phenomena within the earth and seismic / volcanic activities on our planet, 2) Mitigation of disasters from such phenomena. Today, the ERI is composed of 4 divisions, 5 centers, and other supporting offices and sections.

Group(s): IOC Created: 2010-10-24 Last Updated: 2011-01-18

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