Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

Session information


Symbol U (Union) » Union

[U-05] Future Earth - The Integrated Research for Sustainable Future

Sun. May 22, 2016 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM 301B (3F)

Convener:*Yukio Himiyama(Emeritus Professor, Hokkaido University of Education), Kohei Okamoto(Department of Geography, Graduate School of Environment Studies, Nagoya University), Tetsuzo Yasunari(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature), Mitsuo Uematsu(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo), Makoto Taniguchi(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature), Chair:Makoto Taniguchi(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature)

The world global environmental studies are being re-organized under the flag of Future Earth led by ICSU, ISSC etc. Geoscience, which specializes in the dynamic nature and phenomena of the Earth, including lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere and human-geosphere, assumes unique responsibility in contributing to Future Earth. The session is intended to discuss the crucial issues related with it, particularly in reference to the priority research themes such as global warming, land degradation and disasters.