JBIF: Japan Node of Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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

Event Overview

Date and Time: Dec. 14 (Mon), 2009, 1:00-5:00pm
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


Time Title Speaker and affiliation Summary
1:00-1:05 pm Opening Remarks    
1:05-1:45 pm The Construction of a Fish Image Database Through Community Participation, an Example of its Application in Biodiversity Research, and Future Challenges Hiroshi Senou
(Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History)
1:45-2:25 pm The Phylogenetic Diversity of Japanese Pteridophytes: Integration of distribution and molecular data Atsushi Ebihara
(National Museum of Nature and Science)
2:25-3:00 pm Break Time    
3:00-3:40 pm A Synopsis and Future Prospects of the Bird-banding Database to Explore Bird Migration Takeshi Yamasaki
(Yamashina Institute for Ornithology)
3:40-4:20 pm Suitable Habitat Model Methodology: Present challenges and future prospects for the utilization of GBIF data Hiromune Mitsuhashi (Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo) PDFファイル
4:20-4:55 pm General Discussion    
4:55-5:00 pm Closing Remarks