NHK News Chiba Ichihara established the ordinance for the purpose of research
A stratum in Ichihara City, Chiba, aiming to be registered as an “International Standard Land” representing one era of the earth ’s history as a “Chibanese” meaning “Chiba ...
Establishment of ordinances for the purpose of “Tibanian” research Chiba Ichihara September 19, 18:10
As a “Chibanian” meaning “Chiba era”, Ichihara City, Chiba, which aims to be registered as an “International Standard Land” representing one era of the history of the earth, has no reason to enter for research. The ordinance that should not be prevented was passed unanimously at the city council on the 19th.
Groups such as Ibaraki University and the National Institute of Polar Research register a valuable stratum of about 770,000 years ago, with traces of the reversal of the earth's magnetic field in Ichihara City as an “international standard place” representing one era of the Earth If you are applying for an international conference, and if you are officially registered, then this period will be called the “Chibanese” = Chiba period.
On the other hand, registration requires `` free access for research '', but it is clear that researchers who oppose the application have obtained land lease rights including land formation from landowners, and access may be restricted Was a concern.
On the other hand, Ichihara City, which manages the area around the strata, should not prevent or prevent land owners and renters from entering for the purpose of conducting research and research. Had submitted to the city council a draft ordinance that stipulated penal regulations that impose a fine of 50,000 yen or less.
As a result of voting at the plenary session on the 19th, the ordinance was passed and passed unanimously.
“I'm happy that Ichihara City's Mayor Joji Koide is not a problem only for Ichihara City, but a historically important asset. I think I was able to boost the official registration.”
No damage from Typhoon 15 was confirmed
In Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture, houses were damaged in a wide area by Typhoon No.15, and although there were fallen trees around the strata, damage to the strata itself was almost unconfirmed and safe.