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JDR Vol.19 No.1 pp. 154-158
(2024)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2024.p0154

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Open Science Initiatives by Sakurajima Volcano Observatory

Mayumi Sakamoto*,† and Haruhisa Nakamichi** ORCID Icon

*University of Hyogo
1-5-2 Wakinohama Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 651-0073, Japan

Corresponding author

**Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Uji, Japan

Received:
September 14, 2023
Accepted:
January 4, 2024
Published:
February 1, 2024
Keywords:
volcano, observatory, Sakurajima, disaster risk communication, open science
Abstract

The sudden eruption and tragedy of Mt. Ontake in 2014, a volcano located in central Japan, showed the fact that the volcanic eruption is the event with uncertainty, and it is important to let citizen to be aware of such uncertainty. To find measures to raise citizen’s disaster awareness, this study focuses on the risk communication between citizens and volcano observatories, which are attached to universities. It examines the role of observatories, focusing on the activities of the Sakurajima Volcano Research Center, which monitors Mt. Sakurajima, one of the most active volcanoes in Japan, and suggests the necessity of human resource development that is able to connect citizen and science.

Cite this article as:
M. Sakamoto and H. Nakamichi, “Open Science Initiatives by Sakurajima Volcano Observatory,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.19 No.1, pp. 154-158, 2024.
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