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Update:October 5, 2017

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Department of Forest Management

The Department of Forest Management works on how to (effectively) utilize forests not only in timber production but also in various forms and on how to take a good balance between people (living there) and forests by quantitatively and qualitatively evaluating various functions of forests and incorporating the evaluation results into the forest planning.

Researchers

  • SANO, Makoto; Director
  • KAGAWA,Takahide
  • SAITO, Hideki; (Team) Leader

Resources Analysis Laboratory

  • HOSODA, Kazuo; Head
  • NISHIZONO, Tomohiro
  • YAMADA, Yusuke
  • TAKAHASHI, Masayoshi; (Additional Post)

Environmental Planning Laboratory

  • YAMAKI, Kazushige; Head
  • TAKAYAMA, Norimasa
  • MATSUURA, Toshiya
  • MORITA, Emi
  • MIYAMOTO, Asako; (Additional Post)

Figure: Land use change
Land use change by swidden and shifting cultivation it was able to grasp in detail by satellite image analysis.

Figure: Investigation of forest biomass
Investigation of forest biomass