About JSAF

Statement of Purpose

JSAF

The Japanese Society for Active Fault Studies (JSAF) is a group devoted to the study of active faults and the related fields. This group comprises geomorphologists, geologists, seismologists, geophysicists, civil engineers, and related people interested in active fault studies. The JSAF was founded in 2007, for the 80th anniversary of "Active fault" in Japanese since first termed in 1927. Membership is open to all interested in active fault studies.

>>The statement for the Japanese Society for Active Fault Studies

JSAF Presidents

  • 2007-2009 Atsumasa Okada
  • 2010-2011 Kunihiko Shimazaki
  • 2012-2013 Takashi Nakata
  • 2014-    Atsumasa Okada

Committee Rosters

  • President
  • Atsumasa Okada
  • Vice President
  • Yota Kumaki, Hiroshi Une
  • Auditor
  • Kojiro Irikura, Isamu Toyokura
  • Secretary of Executive Committee
  • Takashi Azuma, Tatsuya Ishiyama, Tomoo Echigo, Koji Okumura, Masashi Omata, Takao Kagawa, Heitaro Kaneda, Yota Kumaki, Kazuo Konagai, Taku Komatsubara, Hideaki Goto, Kenji Satake, Nobuhiko Sugito, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Hiroyuki Tsutsumi, Hiroyuki Fujiwara, Toshikazu Yoshioka, Mitsuhisa Watanabe

Standing Committees

  • General Affairs Committee
  • Tomoo Echigo (Chair)
  • Editor Committee The Active fault Research (Katsudanso Kenkyu)
  • Taku Komatsubara (Chair)
  • Meetings Committee
  • Toshikazu Yoshioka (Chair)
  • Public Relations Committee
  • Takao Kagawa (Chair)
  • Planning and Research Committee
  • Yota Kumaki (Chair)
  • Outreach and Education Committee
  • Takashi Azuma (Chair)
  • Disasters Committee
  • Hiroyuki Tsutsumi (Chair)
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  • Secretary General
  • Yasuhiro Suzuki (Chair)