Preface for the article collection of “Multidisciplinary Researches on Deep Interiors of the Earth and Planets”
© Tanaka et al. 2016
Received: 3 February 2016
Accepted: 3 February 2016
Published: 17 February 2016
KeywordsDeep Earth Planetary science Core dynamics Geodynamo Core-mantle boundary Inner core boundary Seismology
As is usually the case with SEDI symposia, it was organized into eight sessions led by discussion leaders. These eight sessions were: S1, mantle—observations; S2, mantle—modeling and dynamics; S3, the core-mantle boundary; S4, inner core; S5, outer core—observations, S6, outer core—dynamics; S7, experiments; and S8, other planets. Highlights of the meeting included the Zatman Lecture on “Geomagnetic implications of inner core translation” by Jon Mound (University of Leeds) and the awarding of the Doornbos Prizes for outstanding work by three beginning scientists to Nick Schmerr, Kenji Ohta, and Binod Sreenivasan.
It is our hope that this collection of articles will further the study of the deep Earth and planetary interiors, providing a long-lasting impact of the SEDI2014 international symposium.
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SEDI2014 was supported by the Science Council of Japan, funding for the meeting came from IUGG, the US NSF, INSU/CNRS (France), the Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) and its journal “Progress in Earth and Planetary Science” (PEPS), and the Inoue Foundation for Science (Japan). We would like to thank the invited speakers for the excellent talks that were given, the discussion leaders for leading fruitful discussions, and the general contributors for their outstanding posters and attending general discussions. All the participants thank Kaori Sugawara, a representative personnel of Shonan Village Center. She kindly hosted all the participants and organized a fantastic conference dinner in a traditional Japanese style and interesting excursion tours that introduced the participants to traditional and natural sites in Japan.
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