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*Recent News [#x8d275d5]

**2017 [#i9e20a2c]

~''Apr 6'' &color(red){''New!''}; &br;
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[Journal Papers:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?Journal%20Papers]]  &br;

~''Mar 31'' &color(red){''New!''}; &br;
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[Journal Papers:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?Journal%20Papers]]  &br;

~''Feb 14''  &br; 
We congratulate our '''B4 lab members''' for successfully defending their undergraduate research theses: 

&color(#000080){''Gaku Sasaki''}; with research title &color(#8B008B){'''"Assessment of terrestrial loads from an urban area to a coral ecosystem using an integrated modeling approach"'''};

&color(#000080){''Masaki Ikenaga''}; with research title &color(#8B008B){'''"Elucidation of factors that regulate seagrass distribution around the Fukido River mouth area in Ishigaki Island, Japan"'''};

Sasaki-san and Ikenaga-san are students of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. &color(red){''Cheers for your hard work!''}; &br;
''*''View pictures of their final presentations [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2/14%A1%A1%C2%B4%B6%C8%CF%C0%CA%B8%C8%AF%C9%BD%B2%F1]].

~''Feb 13'' &br;
We held a farewell tea party for ''Mohamed Hassan'' who finished his short-term research stay as E-JUST visiting student-researcher in our lab. We wish you the best Hassan-san as you continue your research in Egypt! &br;
''*''View our group photo from the party  [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2/13%20Farewell%20Tea%20Party]].  &br;


~''Feb 10''  &br; 
We congratulate our '''M2 lab members''' for successfully defending their masters research theses: 

&color(#000080){''Ryohei Egawa''}; with research title &color(#8B008B){'''"Elucidating blue carbon dynamics in mangrove and adjacent coastal ecosystems based on development of an integrated model system"'''};

&color(#000080){''Yusuke Tanokura''}; with research title &color(#8B008B){'''"Detection of mangrove forest and evaluation of carbon stock using remote sensing in Victorias City, Philippines, and Ishigaki and Iriomote Islands, Japan"'''};

Egawa-san and Tanokura-san are students of the Department of Mechanical and Environmental Informatics. &color(red){''Cheers for your supreme efforts!''}; &br;
''*''View pictures of their final presentations [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2/10%BD%A4%BB%CE%CF%C0%CA%B8%C8%AF%C9%BD%B2%F1]].

~''Feb 5''  &br;
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[Journal Papers:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?Journal%20Papers]]  &br;

~''Feb 3''  &br;
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[Journal Papers:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?Journal%20Papers]]  &br;

~''Feb 2'' &br;
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[Journal Papers:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?Journal%20Papers]]  &br;

~''Jan 22 to Feb 2''  &br; 
We conducted a field survey in ''Ishigaki Island'' in Okinawa Prefecture. Activities included the regular maintenance of oceanographic sensors in Shiraho reef and terrestrial sensors in various watersheds around the island. Seagrass samples were also collected in Shiraho reef, as well as environmental parameter data relating to seagrass growth rate and living conditions. &br;
&color(#000080){''Members:''}; Dr. Watanabe, Sith, Takeuchi &br;
[View pictures from the field survey   [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?1/22-2/2%C0%D0%B3%C0%C5%E7%C4%B4%BA%BA]].] &br;

**2016 [#i9e20a2c]

~''Dec 16''  &br;
We held our year-end party with Nakamura Lab after a whole day of year-end cleaning! View our group photo [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?Christmas%20Party%202016]]. 

~''Dec 1'' &br;
Professor Nadaoka's research was featured in Tokyo Institute of Technology's Web Site series '''Researchers at Tokyo Tech Vol.22'''. The article can be read through this link: [[http://www.titech.ac.jp/english/research/stories/faces22_nadaoka.html]]  

~''Dec 1'' &br;
[[Photos:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?%BC%CC%BF%BF%BD%B8]] have been updated: [[Field Survey in Panay Island, Philippines (Sep 8 to 14):http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?9/9-9/14%A5%D5%A5%A3%A5%EA%A5%D4%A5%F3%B9%F1%A5%D1%A5%CA%A5%A4%C5%E7%C4%B4%BA%BA]]

~''Nov 7'' &br;
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[2016:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2016%C7%AF%C5%D9%B6%C8%C0%D3]]  &br;

~''Aug 15 to Sep 4'' &br; 
We conducted a field survey in ''Ishigaki Island'' in Okinawa Prefecture. Activities included the deployment of oceanographic sensors, sewage and groundwater surveying, the deployment and maintenance of terrestrial sensors, and various activities in our mangrove and seagrass study sites. &br;
&color(#000080){''Members:''}; Prof. Nadaoka, Dr. Watanabe, Dr. Nakamura (Nakamura Lab), Bernardo, Sith, Hassan, Egawa, Tanokura, Ando, Ba, Takeuchi, Amano (Nakamura Lab), Sasaki, Ikenaga &br;
'''''*''Hassan, Ba, Sasaki, and Ikenaga are first time participants.''' &br;
[View pictures from the field survey   [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?8/15-9/3%C0%D0%B3%C0%C5%E7%C0%BE%C9%BD%C5%E7%C4%B4%BA%BA]].] &br;

~''June 23'' &br; 
[[Ongoing Projects]] and [[Completed Projects]] have been updated.

~''May 24'' &br;  
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[2016:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2016%C7%AF%C5%D9%B6%C8%C0%D3]]  &br;

~''Apr 28'' &br;  
''Publications list'' has been updated:  [[2016:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2016%C7%AF%C5%D9%B6%C8%C0%D3]]  &br;

~''April 20'' &br;
We held a welcome party for ''Gaku Sasaki'' and ''Masaki Ikenaga'', our new B4 lab members (Civil and Environmental Engineering).  &br; 
''*''View photos from the party  [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?4%2F20%A1%A1Welcome%20Party]].  &br;

~''Apr 1'' &br;
A special seminar was given by ''Dr. Zoe Richards'', Research Scientist at the Western Australian Museum, on the theme '''Hard Coral Diversity of the Kimberly, NW Australia'''. 

~''Mar 29'' &br;
We held a farewell party for ''Charissa Ferrera'', who finished her doctoral course studies (Mechanical and Environmental Informatics), and for ''Masaya Yoshikai'' and ''Shunsuke Kitazawa'', who finished their master course studies (Mechanical and Environmental Informatics). At the same time, we celebrated the graduation of our former B4 and incoming M1 students ''Wataru Ando'' and ''Suguru Takeuchi'' (Civil and Environmental Engineering). &br; 
''*''View our group photo [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?3%2F29%A1%A1Farewell%20Party]]. 

~''Mar 20 to 24''  &br;
We attended the ''[[63rd Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Japan>http://www.esj.ne.jp/meeting/63/]]'' at the Sendai International Center in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.  &br;
&color(#000080){''Members:''}; Egawa &br;
''*''View story and photos [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?3%2F20-24%20%C2%E863%B2%F3%C6%FC%CB%DC%C0%B8%C2%D6%B3%D8%B2%F1]].  &br;

~''Feb 22''   &br; 
A television segment featuring the activities of the ''CECAM Project'' in ''Boracay Island, Philippines'' was broadcasted on the NHK-BS1 channel. It was part of the Asia Insight feature entitled '''Let's Protect the White Beach! - Philippines''' (白いビーチを守れ!〜フィリピン〜), which was aired this day from 14:00-14:30. The same segment was shown in English earlier in the month on NHK World from Feb. 5 to 6.  &br;

~''Feb 21 to Mar 5'' &br; 
We conducted a mangrove field survey in ''Victoria City, Negros Island, Philippines''. Activities included the measurement of mangrove tree parameters, soil sample collection, LIDAR data ground-truthing, as well as interaction with the local government and people. &br;
&color(#000080){''Members:''}; Egawa, Tanokura &br;
[View pictures from the field survey   [[here:http://www.wv.mei.titech.ac.jp/wiki/index.php?2%2F21-3%2F5%20%A5%D5%A5%A3%A5%EA%A5%D4%A5%F3%A1%A6%A5%CD%A5%B0%A5%ED%A5%B9%C5%E7%B8%BD%C3%CF%C4%B4%BA%BA]].] &br;