Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences(A)
Session Sub CategoryOcean Sciences & Ocean Environment
Session IDA-OS26
TitleResearch on the biodiversity of ocean ecosystems for the conservation of marine biological resources
Short titlethe biodiversity of ocean ecosystems
Main ConvenerNameIsao Koike
AffiliationUniversity of Ryukyus
Co-Convener 1NameKAORU NAKATA
AffiliationJapanese Fisheries Research and Education Agency
Co-Convener 2NameKatsunori FUJIKURA
AffiliationJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Co-Convener 3NameHiroya Sugisaki
AffiliationJapan Fisheries Research and Education Agency
ScopeThe problems on the decreasing the global biodiversity caused by the artificial destruction of environments and global warming becomes a serious concern of world society since the late 20th century. There are many reports on the change of ocean ecosystem caused by the environmental change have been published. Modern human society must have the responsibilities to maintain the healthy ocean ecosystems and to conserve the marine biological resources. In this session, recent studies on the mechanisms of the changes and variabilities of ocean ecosystems from the research of long-term ocean monitoring, biochemical or genomic technology and newly designed ocean model technology will be introduced. The discussion of this session will contribute to sustainable use of marine biological resources.
Type of presentationOral and Poster presentation
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