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April 9, 2021
Briefing for 2022 Graduate School Entrance Examination will be held online on May 15th, 2021.
Detail in website.
May 25, 2020
Briefing for 2021 Graduate School Entrance Examination will not be held. Please check the website below on Graduate School of Science and Engineering.
Graduate School of Science and Engineering
April 14, 2020
About correspondence to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Detailed instructions are provided on Moodle regarding guidance for each department and lesson method. Also, many classes starting from May use Moodle. To learn how to use Moodle, please log in to Moodle early and check the information. Especially new students can introduce themselves using Moodle, so please respond. Link to Moodle.
April 6, 2020
Limited entries to all campuses from April 8, 2020
Students are not allowed to enter all campuses in principle.
When truly necessary, students are allowed entry with a written permit (permission email) from their supervising teacher.
Much information and instructions from Chiba university are posted on the official website or distributed by e-mail. Please check them often.
March 30, 2020
Elmentary Experiment of the Earth Science A (Kamogawa Camp) scheduled for April 11-12 has been canceled. The schedule for the elmentary experiment of the Earth Science A will be explained again in the guidance for each grade on April 15 (Wednesday).
February 17, 2020
Paper coauthored by Associate Professor Noriko Tsumura was selected as one of the highlighted papers in 2019 of the Journal Earth, Planets and Space. See here for details.
December 16, 2019
Our website has been updated. Please bookmark this page.
November 14, 2019
Science Building No.5 is under repair for preservation purpose from November 2019 to April 2020. All the laboratories and offices in the building are relocated temporarily in the Interdisciplinary Research Building (R10). Please feel free to visit R10 Room 409 (secretary room), if you have any questions. All the phone/fax numbers are still the same.
November 07, 2019
5th Earth Science Research Seminar
October 01, 2019
4th Earth Science Research Seminar
July 11, 2019
3rd Earth Science Research Seminar
July 10, 2019
Paper coauthored by Professor Masao Nakanishi "Oceanic plateau formation by seafloor spreading implied by Tamu Massif magnetic anomalies" was published in Nature Geoscience. See here for details.
June 06, 2019
2nd Earth Science Research Seminar
April 15, 2019
Briefing for 2020 Graduate School Entrance Examination
April 03, 2019
1st Earth Science Research Seminar


Department of Earth Sciences consists of 9 groups at the undergraduate level, while of 7 groups at the graduate level for specialized education and research. The research of these groups covers various aspects of dynamic processes in global system based on geological, geophysical, geochemical, geomorphologic and remote-sensing disciplines. In addition to their major scientific projects for understanding the global system, they also contribute to make many social benefits, such as predicting natural hazards, discovering mineral, water and petroleum resources, and preserving natural environment.


Department of Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science
Chiba University


Address: 1-33, Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba, 263-8522, Japan 


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