Nobeyama Station, AFC, Shinshu University

Education and Research Center of Alpine Field Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University


Location

Longitude: 138°28′, Latitude: 35°56′, Altitude: 1350 m
Forest area: 10 ha, Farm: 18 ha

Staff

Assistant Professor (1)

Covering Fields

Agriculture, Forestry, Conservation Biology

Field information

The study site is located at the Nobeyama highlands, southern foothill of the Yatsugatake Mountains, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The mean annual precipitation is 1440 mm, and the mean annual temperature is 6.9 °C (1981?2010). A variety of highland vegetables such as cabbage, lettuce, haricot, buckwheat are cultivated in the farm. The forest is mostly larch artificial forest.

Faclilities

The dormitory can accommodate 50 guests.

Contact Us

Address: Minami-Minowa-Mura, Kami-Ina-Gun, Nagano, 399-4598, Japan
Contact person: Hajime Kobayashi: Associate Professor
E-mail: kobaafc[at]shinshu-u.ac.jp
Tel.: +81-265-77-1533
Web site: http://www.shinshu-u.ac.jp/faculty/agriculture/english/institutes/afc/nobeyama.html