IGU Commission on Hazard and Risk (No.2)

The 2008-2012 IGU-Commission on Hazard and Risk is planning the International Symposium for hazard and risk jointed with Japan Geographical Association Conference as follows.

Date: 29-31 March 2009
Venue: Teikyo University in Tokyo, Japan.
1-day Excursion: “Tokyo and disaster prevention works”


  • North River and natural hazard: permanent freeze soil melting and flood,
  • Amur River: flood buffer zone and land use change effective for flood mitigation,
  • Lena River: Melting the soil and changing the river features,
  • Hokkaido: changing the land use by human activities and river management, et. al.