The presentation of the results of the selected FRSGC researches, entitled "Toward the Prediction of Global Change," was held at Hamarikyu Asahi Hall in Tokyo on February 25th and 26th. Its purposes were to release the results of the researches conducted at the FRSGC in FY1998, and the improve the research level through discussions among researchers. The participants numbered more than 250 including FRSGC researchers in Japan and from abroad, people from related organizations, and the general public. It has been made clear that the researches on global change are receiving high attention and people expect much from the FRSGC.|
At the second session, the researchers of each program reported their individual results in English. Firstly, with Dr. Yamagata in the chair, 14 researchers of the Climate Variations Research Program explained their results, followed by the presentations of 4 researchers from the International Pacific Research Center (IPRC).
The well-attended presentation was adjourned by Director-General Dr. Matsuno's closing address concluding the presentation to be successful and expressing his expectations to each researcher in the years ahead.
|Dr. Manabe, Program Director,|
Global Warming Research Program
|Dr. Ikeda, Program Director,|
International Arctic Research Center (IARC)