Session outline
Human Geosciences(H)
Session Sub Category Disaster geosciences(DS)
Session ID H-DS05
Title Coastal Restoration in Post Tsunami Events; Environmental Effects and Sustainability
Short title Postsunami Restoration Sustainability
Convener Name Vicente Santiago-Fandino
Affiliation none
Co-convener 1. Name Jun Matsumoto
Affiliation Deaprtment of Geography, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Co-convener 2. Name Tomoyuki Takahashi
Affiliation Faculty of Safety Science, Kansai University
Co-convener 3. Name Vicente Santiago-Fandino
Affiliation none
International Symposium 'International Symposium' in addition to Scientific session.
Language English
Scope An integrative session whereby environmental and managerial components including sustainability are presented and discussed. It will focus on the measures and actions undertaken after March 11 to restore the tsunami and earthquake devastated area along the coastline in Japan considering aspects related to the restoration and rebuilding of cities, coastal areas, estuaries and rias, lower watersheds (which would include rivers and streams), fishing grounds, etc. The topics to be included would consider inland and coastal waters interaction, sediments and pollution aspects in fisheries and seafarming productivity as well as fish migration, sea fences and protecting coastal structures, Satoumi practices and local communities involvement and related environmental sustainability issues.
Type of presentation Oral and Poster presentation
Invited papers GOTO, Kazuhisa (Tohoku University)
TANAKA, Masaru (Kyoto University)