Workshop on Ecosystem Function and Conservation of Tropical Forests

Date: August 12th, 13th, 2008
Place: Bording Room, CGER, National Institute of Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan

Topics of the workshop

Presentation(August 12th, 2008)

Time Speaker / Title
9:00-9:00 Opening remarks(T. OKUDA, Hiroshima University)
9:10-9:20 Welcome remarks(DG or DDG of NIES)
Session1 Carbon stocks and change
1 9:20-9:40 Kosugi, Y., Tani, M., (Kyoto Univ)
Canopy CO2 exchange diurnal and seasonal variations
2 9:40-10:00 Adachi, M. (NIEAS)
Soil organic carbon dynamics of different land use in Southeast Asia
3 10:00-10:20 Niiyama, K. (FFPRI)
Estimating root biomass based on the excavation of whole root system in a primary dipterocarp forest of Pasoh forest reserve in Peninsular Malaysia
4 10:20-10:40 Saito, T., Yokouchi, Y. (NIES)
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
Session2 Biodiversity, Forest Structure
5 11:00-11:20 Yoneda, T. (Kagoshima Univ.)
Decay ratio of storm-generated CWD in the Pasoh Forest Reserve
6 11:20-11:40 Yamada, T. (Hiroshima Univ.)
Habitat association of trees in a 50-ha Malaysian rain forest plot
7 11:40-12:00 Suzuki, R. (Tokyo Metro Univ.)
Relationship between growth strategy and spatial pattern of 11 dipterocarp species in a 50-ha plot at the Pasoh Forest Reserve
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
Session3 Landuse, Landuse change and management, local community
8 13:00-13:20 Mazlan, H. (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
Upscaling EVSG mapping based on PFR for development of algorithm and technique using new generation satellite data (hyperspectral, hyperion, ALI, ASTER, MODIS, IKONOS,LIDAR)
9 13:20-13:40 Abe, K. (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature)
Who cares forest in Malaysia? / Orang Asli community as forest Stewards
10 13:40-14:00 Okuda, T. (Hiroshima Univ.)
Landuse change and its effects on the ecosystem services of the lowland tropical landscape in a peninsular Malaysia
Session4 database and Institutional networking
11 14:00-14:20 Kobayashi, S. (Kyoto Univ)
Japanese contributions to the sustainable management of tropical forests in Malaysia and Indonesia
12 14:20-14:40 Makmom, Abd. (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
Universiti Putra Malaysia Involvement in NIES-UPM-FRIM Collaboration Project
13 14:40-15:00 Tabuchi, R. (Forestry and Forest Products Research Inst.)
Role and function of Bureau of International Partnership, FFPRI
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
14 15:20-15:40 Supardi, N. (FRIM)
Species Diversity and Abundance of Lianas at the Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Pasoh
15 15:40-16:00 Yusof, S.M. (Forest Department, Negeri Sembilan and Malacca) BRIEFING ON FORESTRY SECTOR IN NEGERI SEMBILAN
16 16:00-16:20 Mukai, H. (NIES)
16:20-16:40 Closing Remarks(FRIM)
16:40 Adjourned

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