OBSERVATION OF MARINE BIODIVERSITY (FEAT. JAPAN AGENCY FOR MARINE-EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CULTURE, SPORTS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF JAPAN
Date and Time
18 October 2010 13:15 - 14:45
Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10)
The human beings live with bio-resources. However, we do not know a proper solution for sustainable use of these bio-resources. The information of ocean biodiversity is still scant. In the term of the land, detailed analysis and prediction on the biodiversity are necessary to understand the connectivity and interlinkage between ecosystems on the earth. In the side event, we will present the following subjects to address a significance of the biodiversity information in the land and ocean ecosystems: 1) Biodiversity profile of the marine habitats around the Japanese Archipelago 2) Deep-sea habitats and life 3) Remote sensing and data integration-analysis system 4) Database and Biodiversity observation network 5) Biodiversity monitoring using comprehensive ocean observation system for the next step.