Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016

Presentation 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)

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

[U05-04] The Recent Development of Future Earth and the Roles of Its Japan Hub

★Invited papers

*Fumiko Kasuga1 (1.Future Earth Secretariat Japan Hub)

Geoscientists can play various important roles in Future Earth, which is a global research platform intended to provide knowledge to solve issues for global sustainability. The paper overviews the recent development of Future earth and the roles played by its Japan Hub, and discusses its expected priority activities both in global and regional contexts, with special reference to the expected involvement of the geoscience community in Future Earth and its possible collaboration with Japan Hub.