JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Session information

[EJ] Oral

A (Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences) » A-CG Complex & General

[A-CG48] [EJ] Science in the Arctic Region

Wed. May 24, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 304 (International Conference Hall 3F)

convener:Masato Mori(Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo), Shun Tsutaki(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), Shunsuke Tei(Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University), NAOYA KANNA(Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University), Chairperson:Naoya Kanna(Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University)

The Arctic and circumpolar region is the key area for the study of global change because the anthropogenic impact is projected to be the largest in this area due to the complicated feedback processes of the nature. A number of international and interdisciplinary research projects have been conducted for the studies on the land-atmosphere-ocean system. In order to understand the feedback processes occurring in the Arctic and to project the global warming in the future, we need to establish the intense observational network and to exchange the knowledge and information by combining the different scientific communities under the common interest of the Arctic. The objectives of this session are 1) to exchange our knowledge on the observational facts and integrated modelling and 2) to deepen our understanding on wide range of natural sciences related to the Arctic and the circumpolar region. Studies on humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary fields are also welcomed.

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

*Yasushi Fukamachi1, Daisuke Simizu2, Kay I. Ohshima1, Hajo Eicken3, Andrew R. Mahoney3, Katsushi Iwamoto4, Erika Moriya5, Sohey Nihashi6 (1.Hokkaido University, 2.National Institute of Polar Research, 3.University of Alaska Fairbanks, 4.City of Mombetsu, 5.Hydro Systems Development, Inc., 6.National Institute of Technology, Tomakomai College)




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