Field Research Section for Fluvial and Coastal Hazards

The purpose of this section is to perform continuous eld observations on meteorological, sediment-transport, uvial and coastal issues, related to natural disasters. This section consists of the Shionomisaki Wind E ect Laboratory, Shirahama Oceanographic Observatory, Hodaka Sedimentation Observatory and Ogata Wave Observatory.

The Ashi-arai-dani River with Mt. Yakedake as its source: an observation target