Associated Events

Pre-forum Workshop:
Workshop on Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Date: November 15, 2011 13:00-17:00
Venue: Eco-labo 1 F, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University

  • Opening - Shunsuke Managi (Tohoku University, Japan)
  • 13:00-13:30   Decision-making under great uncertainty: environmental management in an era of global change
                         Stephen Polasky(University of Minnesota, USA)
  • 13:30-14:00   Adaptive management of ecosystem services: precaution versus exploration
                         Michael Springborn(University of California Davis, USA)
  • 14:00-14:30   Genetic resource conservation behavior of government and university scientists:
                         An examination of a national survey of US researchers using eight organisms
                         Eric Welch(University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
  • 14:40-15:10   Forest management in Sweden considering risk of wind damage
                         Nicklas Forsell(Centre de Mathematiques Appliquees, MINES Paris Tech, France)
  • 15:10-15:40   Do not judge a book by it's cover: ecosystem service of the Kaomei wetland
                         Huey-Lin Lee(National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
  • 15:50-16:20   Valueing ecosystem services in Japan
                         Kentaro Yoshida(Nagasaki University, Japan)
  • 16:20-16:50  Discount rate in the long run
                         Shunsuke Managi (Tohoku University, Japan)s
  • Closing


Post-forum Excursion to Onagawa:
Adaptability of Coastal Ecosystem and Local Community in a Tsunami-Stricken Area

To: Onagawa, Miyagi
Date: November 15, 2011 13:00-17:00
Depart from: Sendai Station: 08:30
Return to: Sendai Station: 19:00 (tentative)

See details here.