Seminar on Sustainable use of forest resources and bio-energy for mitigating and adapting the climate change

Joensuu, 7.-9.9. 2009

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Monday 7 Sept 1. Day of the Seminar

09:00 - 10:00

Opening

Welcoming words by Metla Director General Hannu Raitio

General introduction by Director of Joensuu Res. Unit, Jari Parviainen

Greetings from FFPRI by Vice President Isamu Ohkouchi

10:00 - 11:30

Session 1 Monitoring forests to understand impacts of climate change

Chairs: Hannu Ilvesniemi(Metla), Hirofumi Kuboyama (FFPRI)

  • Monitoring of impacts of global climate change and human activities in vegetated area by satellite remote sensing - Haruo Sawada (University of Tokyo)
  • Carbon sequestration to fine roots in forest ecosystems - Leena Finér (Metla)
  • Impact of climate change on C and N transformations in peatlands

Tytti Sarjala (Metla)

11:30 – 12:30 Demonstration on the root laboratory research in Metla by Leena Finér (Metla)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 17:00

Session 2 Utilization of woody biomass for mitigating Climate Change

 

Chairs: Antti Asikainen (Metla), Tomoko Sugimoto(JIRCAS)

 

  • Production of 2-pyrone-4, 6-dicarboxylic acid as a novel polymer-based material from plant polyphenols by metabolic engineering of microbial functions - Yuichiro Otsuka (FFPRI)
  • Improving maturing process of compost using ozonated Japanese cedar as auxiliary feedstock - Tomoko Sugimoto (JIRCAS)
  • Research topics for expanding utilization of logging residues in Japan - Hirofumi Kuboyama (FFPRI)

Break

 

  • Utilization of woody biomass - Antti Asikainen (Metla)
  • TBD, Process estimation of liquid fuel production process from woody biomass - Shinji Fujimoto (BTRC-AIST)
  • Future biorefinery - Hannu Ilvesniemi (Metla)
19:00 - 21:00 Dinner at Villa Vainoniemi, Departure from in front of Hotel Cumulus

Tuesday 8 Sept 2. Day of the Seminar

 9:00 – 12:00

Session 3 Evaluating forest value under changing climate condition for sustaining healthy forests.

 

Chairs: Tytti Sarjala(Metla), Kentaro Yoshida ( Nagasaki University )

 

  • A stated preference approach to value ecosystem services of forests - Kentaro Yoshida (Nagasaki University)
  • Nature-based recreation in Finland - Tuija Sievänen (Metla)
  • Research projects for cultivation of Tricholoma matsutake in FFPRI - Takashi Yamanaka (FFPRI)
  • Tricholoma matsutake, its host plants and fungi communities of Shiro in Finland - Lu-Min Vaario (Metla)
  • Bioactive compounds in endophytic fungi - Katja Viitala (Metla)
  • Wood construction in Finland; natural way of mitigating climate change - Henrik Heräjärvi (Metla)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Discussion on future forestry cooperation between Finland and Japan
14:00 - 14:15 Transportation to the European Forest Institute, EFI
14:15 - 16:15 Demonstration on EFI activities - Director Risto Päivinen
16:15 - 16:30 Transportation to Hotel Cumulus

Wednesday 9 Sept - Excursion

9:00 - 18:00

Excursion

  • GHG emission monitoring on cutting debris
  • Harvesting forest biomass
  • Wood biomass power plant
  • Other topics
19:30 - 20:30 Flight Joensuu – Helsinki (AY 8276)

 

 

 

 
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