Sorry for being late, but I will write reports of the summer program held by UTokyo (The University of Tokyo) and ICHARM (the International Center for Water Hazard and Risk Management) this summer.
Many people from different countries in different were all together at UTokyo in 2015!
This was the start of summer program in 2015 and participants were really excited.
In the morning, students were given an introduction and explanation of this summer program and took group photos.
What is the current issues on water? As an introduction of this summer program, Prof. Koike explained many things from the basics of global energy and water cycle to the necessity of inter-disciplinary research.
In the afternoon, Dr. Hiroki, Director of MLIT, explained his topic about Integrated Water Resources Management towards Sound Water Cycle considering Big Data.