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Agricultural and Forestry Reconstruction After the Great East Japan Earthquake

Tsunami, Radioactive, and Reputational Damages

ISBN: 978-4-431-55557-5 (Print) 978-4-431-55558-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. The Road to Reconstruction from the Tsunami and Radioactive Contamination: Two and a Half Years On

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Dealing with Disasters of Unprecedented Magnitude: The Local Government’s Tribulations and the Road to Reconstruction

    3. Chapter

      Pages 19-41

      Tokyo University of Agriculture East Japan Assistance Project Assisting with Reconstruction: Guiding Principles, Planning, and Propagation of Benefits

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-59

      Characteristics of the Agricultural and Forestry Industries in the Soma Area and Damage Sustained as a Result of the Great East Japan Earthquake

  3. Reconstruction from Tsunami Damage

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-84

      Reconstruction Support for the Farmland Struck by Tsunami

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-103

      Tsunami Damage to Farming Operations and the New Generation of Farmers and Farm Management

    4. Chapter

      Pages 105-111

      Presenting a Model for the Revival of Rural Communities in Japan’s Disaster Zones

    5. Chapter

      Pages 113-119

      Contributing to Restoration of Tidal Flats in Miyagi Prefecture’s Moune Bay Following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

  4. Reconstruction from Radioactive Contamination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

    2. Chapter

      Pages 123-138

      Initiatives by the Soil Fertilization Team to Develop Agricultural Technologies for Paddy Fields with Radioactive Contamination

    3. Chapter

      Pages 139-148

      The Potential for Producing Rice for Feed and Whole-Crop Rice Silage in Radiation-Contaminated Areas

    4. Chapter

      Pages 149-167

      Developing and Trialing a System to Monitor Radionuclides in Individual Plots of Farmland to Help Reconstruction Farming in Contaminated Areas

    5. Chapter

      Pages 169-178

      New Decontamination Methods for Parks and Other Areas in Which Radionuclides Have Accumulated

    6. Chapter

      Pages 179-192

      Forest Problems

    7. Chapter

      Pages 193-202

      Nuclear Radiation Levels in the Forest at Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture

    8. Chapter

      Pages 203-209

      Radioactive Contamination of Ostriches in a Potentially Permanent Evacuation Zone

    9. Chapter

      Pages 211-219

      Radioactive Contamination in Some Arthropod Species in Fukushima

    10. Chapter

      Pages 221-231

      A Consumer Survey Approach to Reputation-Based Damage Affecting Agricultural Products and How to Overcome It

  5. Activities and Impressions of Students and Farmers Who Supported the Project

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 233-233

    2. Chapter

      Pages 235-246

      Staking Recovery Hopes on Soma Revival Rice

    3. Chapter

      Pages 247-254

      Impressions of the Students Who Participated in the Radioactivity Monitoring System of Farmland

    4. Chapter

      Pages 255-264

      Impressions of the Forestry Managers and Students Who Participated in the Radioactivity Damage Investigation of Forests