Environment and Energy (Global-scale environmental issues)
|Principal Investigator (Affiliation)||Prof. KAYANNE HajimeGraduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo|
|Collaborators||National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Ibaraki University, University of the Ryukyus|
|Adoption fiscal year||FY2008|
|Research Period*||5 Years|
|ODA Recipient Country||Tuvalu|
|Counterpart Research Institutions||Tuvalu's Department of Environment, Deparment of Fisheries, Department of Lands and Survey|
|General Description of the Research Project||
Rise in sea level and loss of creatures that produce sand
Development of technologies to aid coral and foraminifera propagation
Surveying the topography of the shallow seafloor near the shoreline with GPS in hand. This was an enthusiastic collaborative effort by a young Japanese researcher and a Tuvalan counterpart, chest-deep in the sea.
|Links||SATREPS Project Case Study|
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