River Basin Research Center

River Basin Research Center

 The purpose of the River Basin Research Center is to conduct scholarly research in a broad array of man-induced and natural phenomena relating to vegetation, river-water, and the ground and soil in basin zones. The Center conducts world-class research activities and cultivates human resources through a wide range of research and education programs. Additionally, the Center aggressively promotes the 21st Century COE (Center of Excellence) Program "Satellite Ecology for Basin Ecosystem Studies", "Rearing Program for Basin Water Environmental Leaders," and construction of an observation network through the "Japanese Alps Inter-University Cooperative Project." The Center also strives to contribute through academia to the sound development of the region's natural environment.

[Division of Vegetation Resources and Function, Division of Water System Safety and Security, Division of Information Science on River Basin, Takayama Field Station]

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