The Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) 2019

  • 2019.7.31

The Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) 2019 is in session! More than 160 world-leading researchers from overseas are gathering at Hokkaido University now to give lectures. We have organized a study course on “Introduction to Arctic natural and social sciences” under “Interdisciplinary Studies Course”. Our three day course has just ended this afternoon with about 30 students. The program can be seen below.

29 July:
Fukamachi Y. : General overview, Arctic oceanography and sea ice
Sugimoto A. : Permafrost ecosystem in the Arctic region under a global warming
Yasunari T. : Wildfires in the Arctic

30 July:
Eicken H. : Key approaches to ensuring societal relevance of Arctic environmental research
Otsuka N. : How mankind advance to the Arctic Ocean –past, present and future–
Saunavaara J. : Connectivity in the Arctic

31 July:
Takahashi M. : International relations: The Political Engagement of the Inuit
Ohnishi F. : International relations in the Arctic: Zone of Peace faces geopolitical shift