Webinar: Forests in Fukushima and Chernobyl: People, wildlife and landscape

April 14th 13:00-14:30 GMT
Webinar: Forests in Fukushima and Chernobyl: People, wildlife and landscape 


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This webinar is held as a collaboration project between the Landscape Ecology Unit coordinated by Dr. Matsuura and the Radioecology Unit by Dr. Hashimoto under the framework of the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO), a global research network of forests and forestry. This is not a seminar to delve deeply into a single theme, but it will be an interesting project to look at environmental radioactivity from a broad perspective view of landscape level.

Speakers:

  • Introduction and Moderator: Fukushima and Chernobyl Nuclear Accidents (Shoji Hashimoto / Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan)
  • Land cover change after the Fukushima nuclear accident seen from satellite images (Takeo Tadono / JAXA, Japan)
  • Wildlife in Chernobyl and Fukushima(Mike Wood / Univ of Salford, UK)
  • Fukushima Nuclear Accident and People's Life in Mountain Villages(Haruka Fujiwara / Fukushima University, Japan)
  • General Discussion