Biodiversity Research and Species Distribution Data: Accumulation and Use of Observational Information

21st Century Biodiversity Research Workshop (2009/4th)
  • Date December 14, 2009, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (JST)
  • PlaceNational Museum of Nature and Science Auditorium (Ueno)
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Event Overview

  • Date and Time: Monday, December 14, 2009, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (JST)
  • Place: National Museum of Nature and Science Auditorium (Ueno)
  • Organizers:
    • National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
    • University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    • National Institute of Genetics
  • Sponsors:
    • Union of the Japanese Societies for Systematic Biology
    • Union of Japanese Societies for Natural History


*Summaries are in Japanese.

1:00-1:05 pmOpening Remarks
1:05-1:45 pmThe Construction of a Fish Image Database Through Community Participation, an Example of its Application in Biodiversity Research, and Future ChallengesHiroshi SenouKanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History
1:45-2:25 pmThe Phylogenetic Diversity of Japanese Pteridophytes: Integration of distribution and molecular dataAtsushi EbiharaNational Museum of Nature and Science
2:25-3:00 pmBreak Time
3:00-3:40 pmA Synopsis and Future Prospects of the Bird-banding Database to Explore Bird MigrationTakeshi YamasakiYamashina Institute for Ornithology
3:40-4:20 pmSuitable Habitat Model Methodology: Present challenges and future prospects for the utilization of GBIF dataHiromune MitsuhashiMuseum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo
4:20-4:55 pmGeneral Discussion
4:55-5:00 pmClosing Remarks