Workshop by NCDR and DPRI

  • Date : 07 Nov. 2016 - 08 Nov. 2016
  • Workshop
Date 07 Nov. 2016 - 08 Nov. 2016
Place Meeting Room S-519D, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus

The National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction and the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University will organize a workshop on 7 and 8 November at the Uji Campus, Kyoto University, Japan.


The programme is as follows:


November 7


10:00-10:10 Opening remarks from DPRI Director

10:10-10:15 Remarks by NCDR Director

10:15-12:20 Session 1 Meteorological Disaster (20 minutes presentation and 5 minutes discussion time.)

  1. TAKEMI Tetsuya, Impacts of climate change on the severity of heavy rainfall due to fronts and typhoons
  2. YU, Yi-Chiang, A meteorological research on typhoon and heavy rainfall for enhancing emergency response and operation
  3. NAKAKITA, Eiichi (Or, SATO, Hiroto), Basic analyses of the arising and developing mechanism of rain-cells which cause Guerrilla-heavy rainfall
  4. YAMAGUCHI, Kosei, LES simulation of cumulous clouds to understand storm genesis
  5. WU, Yi-Chao, The study of the short term extreme rainfall event in Taipei


12:20-13:15 Lunch


13:15-14:30 Session 2 Earthquake Disaster

  1. HASHIMOTO, Manabu, Preparing for possible gigantic earthquake along the Nankai trough
  2. LIU, Sheu-Yien, Application of a Mesh-based Earthquake Impact Assessment Tool on Earthquake Disaster Preparedness and Policy Support
  3. SAWADA, Sumio, A New Measure for Shake Map – An Application of Normalized Energy Density

14:45-16:00 Session 3 Land slide

  1. WU, Ying-Hsin, Assessment of slopeland hazard considering landform evolution and climate change


  1. SU, Yuan-Fong, Land Subsidence Monitoring using ALOS and ENVISAT Imagery in Southwest Taiwan
  2. TAKEBAYASHI, Hiroshi, Cell phone application software for prediction of occurrence of surface landslide and debris flow


16:15-17:30 Session 4 hydrology

  1. Kobayashi Kenichiro Overview of the Volta river SATREPS project, Ghana, Africa
  2. CHANG, Chih-Hsin, Reviews on 2016 Major Typhoon Events in Taiwan
  3. OIGAWA, Masanori, Data assimilation experiment of high resolution precipitable water vapor using a nested LETKF system
  4. TANAKA, Shigenobu, Extreme Analysis of Catchment Averaged Precipitation in the Tone River Basin with the “d4PDF”


17:45- Social Gathering@ Fushimi Sake Brewery


November 8


9:00-10:15 Session 5 Coastal Disasters

  1. ARIYOSHI, Nozomi, Long-term Assessment of Storm Surge Height base on Typhoon Maximum Potential Intensity
  2. YAMAMOTO, Yosuke, Future Change Projections of Storm Surge Using MRI-AGCM3.2H Ensembles
  3. MAKI, Norio, Challenge for Pre-disaster Recovery Planning in Japan


10:30-11:45 Session 6 Social and Information Issues

  1. LIU, Chih-Hao, Applying Social Media for Disaster Risk Reduction
  2. WU, Yu-Ping, Developing Disaster Management Strategy for Institutions with Special Needs People
  3. SAMADDAR, Subhajyoti, A Community’s Perspective about Community Based Disaster Management


11:45-12:00 Closing


You are invited to attend the workshop.