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6th International Sclerochronology Conference

Tokyo, Japan
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Date: 22-25 May 2023
Location: Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, Japan and online (hybrid)


The conference will bring together scientists from around the globe to share progress in the field of sclerochronology. 


4 October 2022, 14:00 JST:  Registration Opens
4 October 2022 14:00 JST: Abstract submission Opens
21 November 2022, 23:59 JST: Deadline for abstract submission
Decision on the abstract oral/poster acceptance will be notified before 14 December 2022.
31 January 2023, 23:59 JST: Deadline for on site participation as well as regular registration for online participation.

(JST: Japan Standard Time, UTC +9)

Registration fees

On site : 55000 JPY
Online : 35000 JPY
Online for Early Career Researcher: 20000 JPY  (Students and Postdocs who got Ph.D. within 5 years)


21 May 2023: Ice Breaker
22-25 May 2023: On site session (Hybrid)
(Banquet will be held on 23 May)
26 and 27 May 2023: Workshops, Field excursion, other activity (TBD)


1) Biomineralization
2) Climate and Oceans: Past, Present and Future
3) Environmental monitoring and pollution
4) Fisheries Ecology and Management
5) Paleoecology and Evolution
6) Proxy Development and Optimization
7) Sclerochronology, archaeology and Human-Environmental Interactions

Local Organizing Committee

Kotaro Shirai, Michio Suzuki, Shin-ichi Ito, Naoko Sugihara, Shiono Miki (University of Tokyo); Kazuki Yokouchi (Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency); Kozue Nishida (University of Tsukuba); Kaoru Kubota (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology); Kentaro Tanaka (Tokyo City University); Ming Tsung Chung (National Taiwan University); Kazuho Shoji (JSPS post-doctoral fellow/ University of Yamagata) Kei Sato (Kanazawa University)

More information

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