Terasawayama Station, AFC, Shinshu University
River Basin Research Center, Gifu UniversityEducation and Research Center of Alpine Field Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University
Longitude: 138°2′, Latitude: 35°53′, Altitude: 950-1450 m
Forest area: 228 ha
Forest Management, Forest Engineering, Forestry, Ecology, Plant physiology, Erosion Control
The study site is located at the Ina Mountains, northern part of the Akaishi Mountains (Southern Alps), in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The forest is mostly artificial forest (90.5%), including Japanese cypress (51.4%), Japanese larch (29.2%), red pine (17.2%).
Lecture room, Laboratory, Computer room, Forest monitoring tower, Flow gauging weir. The dormitory can accommodate 45 guests.
Address: Minami-Minowa-Mura, Kami-Ina-Gun, Nagano, 399-4598, Japan
Contact person: Hajime Kobayashi: Associate Professor
Web site: http://www.shinshu-u.ac.jp/faculty/agriculture/english/institutes/afc/terasawayama.html