Nagoya University Global COE Program: From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies

BCES

Interenational Conferences

The 1st NAFRI-Nagoya University Joint Workshop
Environmental studies in Laos and Japan

Schedule

2010.03.10 (wed) 9:00-16:00 (8:30 Registration)
NAFRI, Laos

Contents

9:00-9:20 Opening remark

*Bounthong BOUAHOM
*Yasushi YAMAGUCHI
  Greetings. Introduction of Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

9:20-11:20 Session of Environmental Sciences

*Satoshi YOKOYAMA
  Indigenous Eco-knowledge and Swidden cultivation in Northern Laos
*Isao HIROTA
  Practice and indigenous knowledge of shifting cultivation by Khamu people in northern Laos
*Yasushi YAMAGUCHI, Takahiro SASAI
  Carbon and heat flux analyses by remote sensing

Coffee break

*Chen LIU
  Human Behavioral Impact on Nitrogen Flow — A Case Study in the Rural Areas of the Middle and Lower Reaches of Changjiang River, China.
*Hiromi YAMASHITA
  Local Tacit Knowledge and Environmental Risk Communication

11:20-12:00 Session of Bioagricultural Sciences

*Hiroyuki YAMAMOTO, Miho KOJIMA
  Growth and wood properties of tropical fast-growing species.
*Masaki SANO, Takeshi NAKATSUKA
  An oxygen isotope-based approach to estimate age and growth rate of ringless trees, and to reconstruct past climate from tree rings

12:00 Lunch

13:30-14:30 Session of Bioagricultural Sciences

*Minoru KONDO
  What is a enviolomental sound logging sysytem?
*Chisato TAKENAKA
  Remediation of contaminated soils using plants
*Akira WATANABE
  Effect of shifting cultivation on soil

14:30-15:30 Session of NAFRI

*Bounthong BOUAHOM (Director General, NAFRI)
  Overview of research activity in NAFRI
*Linkham DOUANGSAVANH (Director of Policy Research Center, NAFRI)
  Introduction of Policy Research Center and future research collaboration with Nagoya University

Coffee break

15:30-16:00 Discussion

16:00 Closing remark

18:00-20:00 Banquet

Poster

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