Biology, Ecosystems

Biological and ecological projects are being conducted in CGER to monitor global environment.

JaLTER (Japan Long-Term Ecological Research network) Metacat Service
An ecological observation database managed by JaLTER in order to facilitate long-term ecological researches. Observation datasets in the database, provided by JaLTER sites, are available for non-commercial use.
Historical changes in land use in Japan between 1850-1985 (LUIS Web)
LUIS (Land-Use Information System) displays the historical changes in land use in Japan between 1850-1985. The Image data and search Web application are provided and released.

The Collection of Data in CGER Report

Database of terrestrial ecosystem in tropics [CGER Report]
A publication which summarize spatial distributions of diameter at breast height of each tree species, with maps and tables, at three plots at Pasoh (Malaysia), Huai Kha (Thai) and Sinharaja (Sri Lanka). It privides fundamental data for the studies of the mechanism to sustain the biodiversity in tropical forests and their carbon stock fuctions, and development of indices towards sustainable management of tropical ecosystem. Japanese only.
CGER Report, ISSN1341-4356, CGER-D037-2006