JDR Vol.19 No.1 pp. 147-153
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2024.p0147

Survey Report:

Open-Door Events of the Sakurajima Volcano Observatory, Kyoto University in the Last Ten Years

Haruhisa Nakamichi ORCID Icon

Sakurajima Volcano Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
1722-19 Sakurajima Yokoyama-cho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima 891-1419, Japan

Corresponding author

September 29, 2023
January 4, 2024
February 1, 2024
volcano observatory, open-door, science communication, questionnaire survey, Sakurajima

Sakurajima Volcano Observatory, with a history exceeding 60 years, is recognized by researchers in Japan and overseas for conducting frontier research centering on Sakurajima, the most active volcano in Japan. It is owned by Kyoto University and represents the university in the surrounding communities. This paper reviews the open-door events, which have been conducted yearly for the last ten years as a part of a university-wide effort by Kyoto University. They make use of the facilities at Sakurajima Volcano Observatory, which aims to enhance the understanding of volcanoes among the general public in collaboration with geo-guides as “boundary workers.”

Cite this article as:
H. Nakamichi, “Open-Door Events of the Sakurajima Volcano Observatory, Kyoto University in the Last Ten Years,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.19 No.1, pp. 147-153, 2024.
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