Introducing examples of representative projects in each research field.
United Mexican States
Preventing tsunami damage by developing a seafloor monitoring network off the Mexican coast and providing disaster prevention education
Like Japan, Mexico is known to be an earthquake-prone country. This project therefore addressed the Guerrero seismic gap, with the goals of assessing the size of the potential future massive earthquake, and developing a disaster scenario for this massive earthquake and tsunami and a disaster-mitigation education program.
Republic of Zambia
Helping to identify mechanisms of lead pollution in Zambia, and proposing effective antipollution measures.
Metal pollution caused by undergound resource development is one of the most serious environmental pollution issues facing African countries. In the Kabwe district of Zambia in southern Africa, for example, both humans and livestock are exposed to high concentrations of lead. However, the mechanism of lead contamination of people and animals has yet to be identified...