283030, 283120, 283010
(was 0802, 0803, 0804-01,)

Volcano Research Center
Earthquake Research Institute (ERI)

University of Tokyo
Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113

Telephone : (81) 3-38122111
Telefax : (81) 3-38126979
Telex : (72) 2722148 ERI TOK
Cable Address : Zisinken Tokyo
Head: Takao Ohminato
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Website : www.eri.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index.html

Center for geophysical observation and instrumentation

Yuichi Morita - Professor of Volcano-seismology

Research Associates and Technicians:

Tokyo - ERI
M. Hagiwara - Research Associate
J. Oikawa - Research Associate
T. Kaneko - Research Associate
T. Ominato - Research Associate
M. Yoshimoto - Research Associate
T. Takeda - Technician
N. Osada - Technician
Y. Imoto - Technician

Asama Volcano Observatory (283110)
E. Koyama - Technician
Hiroshi Tsuji - Technician

Izu-Oshima Volcano Observatory (283010) (284019)
S. Sakashita - Research Associate
T. Shimomura - Technician

Kirishima Volcano Observatory (282090)
F. Masutani - Technician


VRC maintains telemetering networks for the following three volcanic areas :

Fuji Volcano (283030)

Five seismic stations with tilt measurement at a station and underground temperature measurement at another station.

Kusatsu-Shirane Volcano (283120)

Six seismic stations with underground and fumarolic temperature measurements at two stations.

Izu area (283010)

Four seismic stations (one of them is submarine) with tilt measurement at two stations.


ERI- Division of Geodynamics
T. Fujii - Geology, petrology
I. Kaneoka - Isotope Geochemistry
S. Nakai - Petrology

Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
T. Koyaguchi - Volcanology, Geological fluid dynamics