Call for participants: GLP International Spring School 2019 (First circular) Hazards, Disasters and
Date 21 st to 24 th May 2019 (excluding afternoon of 21 st )
Venue Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo and Rakuno Gakuen University, Ebetsu (to be announced)
Target students Master’s/PhD students and Post-doctoral fellows
Language English is used throughout the course.
Registration Participation is free of charge, but needs to register beforehand (Max. 15-20 participants)If you are interested in, please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17 th May.
This intensive four-day course focuses on hazards and resultant disasters that instantly give enormous changes against our land on the globe. Japan is one of the hot spots with hazardous processes such as earthquake, landslide, typhoon, and volcanic eruption. The country still remains in the stage of recovery from the tsunami disasters occurred in 2011. Sustainable land use, reduction of vulnerability, and increase in resilience requires relevant research methods and approaches. Through lectures, discussion, presentation, and work sessions, students will gain basic theory and practical methodology to contribute to these issues.
This course is organized by Global Land Programme (GLP) Japan Nodal Office based in Hokkaido University, which is run under a consortium agreement with five universities across Japan. GLP, one of the core projects of Future Earth (FE), is an international community of scientists and practitioners trying to foster the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. Hosts Dr. Ram Avtar (Hokkaido University) Prof. Teiji Watanabe (Hokkaido University) Prof. Masami Kaneko (Rakuno Gakuen University) Prof. Hideaki Shibata (Hokkaido University) Prof. Masae Ishihara (Kyoto University) Lectures to be provided by: Dr. Ram Avtar (Hokkaido University) Prof. Teiji Watanabe (Hokkaido University) Prof. Masami Kaneko (Rakuno Gakuen University) Mr. Flavio Furukawa (Rakuno Gakuen University) Dr. Nobuhiko Yoshimura (Rakuno Gakuen University) Prof. Hideaki Shibata (Hokkaido University) Prof. Yuichi Hayakawa (Hokkaido University)
Organizers GLP Japan Nodal Office (https://glpjnodal.wixsite.com/glpj)