ILTS Workshop on
"Climate and Vegetation in the Pan-Okhotsk Terrestrial Regions"

23 March 2009, Monday
Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Hall (3F)

PROGRAM

09:20-09:30Toshihiko HARA (ILTS, Hokkaido University, Japan) Introduction
09:30-10:05Koichi TAKAHASHI (Shinshu University, Japan) Forest dynamics in the central depression of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
10:05-10:40Hiroaki ISHII (Kobe University, Japan) Predicting future fire regimes in Kamchatka Peninsula
10:40-10:55Coffee Break
10:55-11:30Kamil LASKA (Masaryk University, Czech Republic) Water and energy budgets in a sub-boreal deciduous forest
11:30-12:05Motomu TODA (ILTS, Hokkaido University, Japan) Simultaneous simulation of forest dynamics and surface energy and carbon exchanges in a sub-boreal deciduous forest
12:05-13:15Lunch
13:15-13:50Yoshiaki NAKAGAWA (Tsukuba University, Japan) Network analysis of competition dynamics in a plant population
13:50-14:25Masayuki YOKOZAWA (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan) Application of probabilistic inversion for ecosystem modeling
14:25-15:00Tsuyoshi KOBAYASHI (Kagawa University, Japan) Functional causes and consequences of giant bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) invasion on the rural forests in western Japan
15:00-15:15Coffee Break
15:15-15:50Keiji KUSHIDA (ILTS, Hokkaido University, Japan) Remote sensing of wildfire influence on CO2 balance in Siberian and Alaskan forests
15:50-16:25Bin ZHAO (Fudan University, China) Material lateral flux and energy balance closure in an estuarine tidal ecosystem
16:25-17:00Bo LI (Fudan University, China) Plant invasions in China and future problems under climate change
17:00-17:30General Discussion