Bulletin of the GSI

(ONLINE ISSN 2436-7419)

Vol.68( Last Updated :February 8, 2024 )

  • Basic Plan for the Advancement of Utilizing Geospatial Information (Cabinet Decision 18th March 2022)
  • Report on “Geospatial Capacity Development Conference on GNSS Applications and DRR”

Vol.67 December, 2021( Last Updated :March 22, 2022 )

  • Development of Multipath Mitigation Methods to Improve GNSS Positioning Accuracy Under Urban Environments
  • Incubation for the United Nations Vector Tile Toolkit
  • Experimental Release of “Japan Map in Multilingual Notation” Using Vector Tile Data

Vol.66December, 2018 ( Last Updated :December 28, 2018 )

  • InSAR-derived Crustal Deformation and Reverse Fault Motion of the 2017 Iran-Iraq Earthquake in the Northwestern Part of the Zagros Orogenic Belt
  • How did the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan Respond to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake?
    -A Case Story used at the Sixth Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP, 2017-
  • Construction of the Japan Gravity Standardization Net 2016

Vol.65 December, 2017 ( Last Updated :December 28, 2017 )

  • Review and Conclusion of the Global Mapping Project: 1992-2017
  • Basic Plan for the Advancement of Utilizing Geospatial Information(Cabinet Decision of March 24, 2017)
  • Twenty-Year Successful Operation of GEONET

Vol.64 December, 2016 ( Last Updated :December 28, 2016 )

  • Concept Formulation of Geospatial Infrastructure
  • Establishment of Standards for Creating Easy-to Read Foreign-language Maps
【The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake 】
  • Responses of GSI to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
  • Detection of Ground Surface Deformation Caused by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake by InSAR using ALOS-2 Data
  • Crustal Deformation Caused by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Revealed by GEONET
  • Responses of National Mapping Department to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
  • Responses of Geographic Department to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
  • Field Survey of Non-tectonic Surface Displacements Caused by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Around Aso Valley
  • Responses of Geospatial Information Department to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
  • Responses of Kyushu Regional Survey Department to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake

Vol.63 December, 2015 ( Last Updated :March 25, 2016 )

  • An effective synchronization method of GSI Tiles using a GSI Tile List

  • Implementation of Ishioka VGOS Station

  • Outputs from the General Technical Development Project in 2011-2014 Towards the Realization of Multi-GNSS Surveying in Japan

  • Generating tile-based datasets from old aerial photo data

  • Investigation of Mountain Trails with Regional Partnerships

Vol.62 December, 2014( Last Updated :March 30, 2015 )

  • The Long-Term Plan for Basic Survey and the GSI Research and Development Basic Plan

  • Development of new hybrid geoid model for Japan, "GSIGEO2011"

  • Public release of the GSI Maps 3D on the Internet

  • Displacement and maintenance of control points at Okinotorishima Island on Philippine Sea Plate

Vol.61 December, 2013 ( Last Updated : March 25, 2014 )

  • Steering Global Mapping Project and Developing Global Map Version 2

  • Modernization of GEONET from GPS to GNSS

  • Liquefaction damage in the Kanto region caused by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake in Japan, and the land condition of damaged areas detected by time-series geospatial information

Vol.60 March, 2013

  • Concise Derivation of Extensive Coordinate Conversion Formulae in the Gauss-Krüger Projection

  • InSAR-derived Coseismic Deformation of the 2010 Southeastern Iran Earthquake (M6.5) and its Relationship with the Tectonic Background in the South of Lut Block

  • Publication of The Digital Maps (Basic Geospatial Information) 

  • Publishing of Digital Topographic Map 25000

Vol.59 December, 2011

  • A General Formula for Calculating Meridian Arc Length and its Application to Coordinate Conversion in the Gauss-Krüger Projection

  • Preliminary Study of Sedimentary Period of Layer by Using Natural Remanent Magnetization in Io To Island in Ogasawara Archipelago

【Great East Japan Earthquake】
  • The Crustal Deformation and Fault Model of the 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake

  • Revision of Survey Results of Control Points after the 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake

  • Providing Aerial Photographs and Geographic Information of the Disaster Area by the Great East Japan Earthquake

  • Assessment of Tsunami Flood Situation from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Vol.58 December, 2010

  • Long-Term Plan for Basic Surveys

  • GSI Research and Development Basic Plan

  • The 1:25,000-scale Active Fault Map in Urban Area published by GSI
  • On Improving Precision of GPS-derived Height Time Series at GEONET Stations

Vol.57 December, 2009

  • Coseismic Deformation and a Fault Model for the Niigataken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake in 2007

  • An Ultra-Deeply Anchored GPS Station in Tsukuba, Japan – Preliminary Report –

  • Wavelet Modeling of the Gravity Field over Japan
  • Ultra-Rapid UT1 Experiment Using e-VLBI Technique
  • Revision of Specifications for Global Map Version 2
  • Responses of Geographical Survey Institute to Basic Plan for the Advancement of Utilizing Geospatial Information

Vol.56 December, 2008

  • Revising 1:25,000-Scale Topographic Maps Using ALOS/PRISM Imagery

  • Global Mapping Forum 2008

  • Verification of Topographic Road Centerline Data Using ALOS/PRISM Images: Implementation

Vol.55 March, 2008

  • New Legislation on NSDI in Japan:“Basic Act on the Advancement of Utilizing Geospatial Information”

  • Development and Applications of the Global Map

  • A Compression Format and Tools for GNSS Observation Data
  • Reduction of JPEG Noise from the ALOS PRISM Products

Vol.54 March, 2007

  • 50 Years of Antarctic Research Expeditions by the Geographical Survey Institute
  • Efficient Maintenance of the Japanese Geodetic Datum 2000 Using Crustal Deformation Models -PatchJGD & Semi-Dynamic Datum
  • Continuous Caldera Changes in Miyakejima Volcano after 2001
  • Expected Seasonal Excitations of Earth Rotation by Unmodeled Geophysical Fluids
  • Geometric Characteristics of the Early Products of ALOS PRISM

Vol.53 March, 2006
  • Topographic Change of the Summit Crater of Asama Volcano during the 2004 Eruption Derived from Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Measurements
  • Progress of Global Mapping Project since Johannesburg Summit in 2002
  • Realization of data sharing as an approach to disaster with the Digital Japan Web System
  • Real-time capability of GEONET system and its application to crust monitoring
  • A plate motion model around Japan
  • Evaluations of LIDAR reflectance amplitude sensitivity towards land cover conditions
  • Crustal deformation by the Southeast-off Kii Peninsula Earthquake

Vol.52 March, 2005
  • The Long-Term Plan for Basic Survey
  • Towards the Realization of Geo-Referencing Infrastructure for Dynamic Japan (GRID-Japan)
  • Development and Utilization of High Precision Digital Elevation Data taken by Airborne Laser Scanner
  • Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of the Kuchisakamoto Area, Central Japan using DTM from Airborne LIDAR
  • Geomorphological Features of Avalanche Furrows in Heavy Snow Region in Japan
  • A Table of Research and Development Projects at GSI (04.01.2003-03.31.2004)

Vol.51 March, 2004
  • Special Number:Outline of the New Japanese Geodetic System
  • Preface
  • Concept of the New Japanese Geodetic System
  • Realization of Horizontal Geodetic Coordinates 2000
  • JGD2000(vertical) -The New Height System of Japan-
  • Development of a New Japanese Geoid Model, "GSIGEO2000"

Vol.50 March, 2004
  • Summary of Global Mapping Forum 2003 in Okinawa and its Outcomes
  • Special Issue: The 16th United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific(The 16th UNRCC-AP)
    • Spatial Data Infrastructure Work in Japan 2000 - 2003
    • Technical Cooperation in Surveying, Mapping and Charting by Japan
    • The New Geodetic Reference System of Japan
      - Its adoption and application to our products -
    • Recent Volcanic Disaster Countermeasures Taken by GSI
    • Promotion of Global Mapping Project
      - Activities of the ISCGM Secretariat and Japanese Government -
  • General Contents on the Bulletin of the Geographical Survey Institute

Vol.49 March, 2003
  • Development of a New Japanese Geoid Model, "GSIGEO2000"
  • Improvement of the Analysis Strategy of GEONET
  • A Recent Result of Topographic Measurements by the GSI's Airborne SAR:
    A Case Study of the Volcanic Island of Miyake-jima
  • Mapping of Micro Topography on Hill Slopes Using Airborne Laser Scanning
  • Publicity Activities of Global Mapping at Johannesburg Summit and Outcomes
    of the Summit
  • Changing in the Name of the "Japan Sea"

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Vol.48 March, 2002
Vol.47 March, 2001
Vol.46 March, 2000
Vol.45 March, 1999
Vol.44 March, 1998
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Vol.42 March, 1996
Vol.41 March, 1995