Activity History

  • DecemberUNFCCC Tenth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP10) (6-17 December, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    GIO Manager, Dr. Nakane and Assistant Fellow, Chisa Umemiya attended COP10 and presented NIES research exhibits. Vigorous discussions and information exchanges on the research achievements of NIES took place. GIO Researcher, Tomoyuki Aizawa also attended COP10 as a member of Japan's delegations and assisted in discussions on Methodological Issues.
  • DecemberImplemented trainings under APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project
    Under the APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project, researchers from Cambodia participated in training of forest survey in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia with guidance from Japanese experts.
  • NovemberReported the outcome of APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project in Year 1
    The Year 1 outcome of the CAPaBLE Inventory Project started from October 2003 was reported to and successfully approved by the Standing Committee of the APN CAPaBLE Programme.
  • OctoberCentralized Review of Greenhouse Gases Inventories submitted in 2004 (18 -22 October, Bonn, Germany)
    GIO Collaborating Researcher, Takeshi Enoki attended the centralized review of greenhouse gases inventories coordinated by the UNFCCC secretariat and conducted a review of greenhouse gases inventories of Denmark, Republic of Estonia, UK, Norway, and Ukraine submitted in 2004.
  • OctoberSubmission of National Greenhouse Gases Inventory Report of Japan (NIR) to UNFCCC Secretariat (10 October)
    The National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Report of Japan (NIR) and revised Common Reporting Format (CRF) were submitted to the UNFCCC secretariat.
  • SeptemberIn-Country Review of Greenhouse Gases Inventories of Croatia submitted in 2004 (5-12 September, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia)
    GIO researcher, Tomoyuki Aizawa attended the in-country review coordinated by the UNFCCC secretariat and conducted a review of greenhouse gases inventories of Republic of Croatia.
  • AugustImplemented trainings under APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project
    Under the APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project, a researcher from Thailand visited NIES to finalize assembling of the measurement instrument for methane flux and operate it in the field on trial.
  • JuneUMFCCC Twentieth Sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies (SB20) (6-15 June, Bonn, Germany)
    GIO Researcher, Tomoyuki Aizawa attended SB20 as a member of Japan's delegations and assisted in discussions on Methodological Issues.
  • MaySubmission of GHG Inventory (CRF) to UNFCCC Secretariat (24 May)
    GHG Inventory (CRF) for Japan's greenhouse gases inventories prepared by GIO was submitted to the UNFCCC secretariat. process.
  • May2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, First Meeting of the Co-ordinating Lead Authors for the 2006 IPCC Guidelines and First Meeting of the Lead Authors Meeting on Cross-cutting Issues and Reporting Tables (4-6 May, Oslo, Norway)
    GIO Manager, Dr. Nakane attended the Lead Authors Meeting on Cross-cutting Issues as a lead author of the chapter Time Series Consistency and took an active part in discussions.
  • MarchFirst Russia-Japan Joint Workshop on Inventory of GHG (16-17 March, Moscow, Russia)
    GIO Manager, Dr. Nakane; Researcher, Tomoyuki Aizawa; Collaborating Researcher, Takashi Morimoto attended the workshop and actively exchanged information on the improvements of greenhouse gases inventories of Japan and Russia.
  • MarchImplemented trainings under APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project (March 2-31)
    Under the APN CAPaBLE Inventory Project, a researcher from Thailand visited NIES to assemble the measurement instrument for methane flux. March 3-9: Under the above project, a researcher from Cambodia visited NIES to analyze its inventories in detail.
  • FebruaryUNFCCC Second Meeting of Inventory Lead Reviewers (23-25 February, Wellington, New Zealand)
    GIO Researcher, Tomoyuki Aizawa attended the meeting and examined actual greenhouse gases inventory review cases in 2003 under the UNFCCC inventory review process.
  • FebruarySecond Editorial Board Meeting of IPCC Database on Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors (18-20 February, Tsukuba, Japan)
    GIO Manger, Dr. Nakane attended the meeting conveFned at the National Institute for Environmental Studies as an expert of Industrial Processes sector and evaluated the development of the database and discussed its further improvements.