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The Volcanology Research Department has three research laboratories (including four branch offices) and 16 researchers studying the prediction of volcanic eruptions, machinery, tools and systems to be used in the observation of volcanic activity. Since the beginning of the National Program of Prediction of Volcanic Eruption, the findings made have contributed greatly to JMA's monitoring of volcanic activity.


Tetsuya Yamamoto

last update : May 01, 2018
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