We went on a field trip – Day 5

Today, May 30th, was the day of our last field trip.

The destinations of the trip were the Akita Local Meteorological Observatory and Akita Prefectural Office.

Lecture in a conference room

Lecture in a conference room

Facility tour

Facility tour

Facility tour

Facility tour

At the Akita Local Meteorological Observatory, we listened to their presentation on the roles of the observatory and the action it took when there was a disaster, after which we toured inside the facility. At the Akita Prefectural Office, we listened to their presentation on the current status of disasters and the challenges they posed in Akita as well as on the roles the prefecture played for disaster prevention, its cooperative arrangements with the national and municipal governments, etc.

Lecture at the disaster prevention headquarters

Lecture at the disaster prevention headquarters

Lecture at the disaster prevention headquarters

Lecture at the disaster prevention headquarters

Q&A session

Q&A session

Q&A session

Q&A session