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The 23rd Congress of Japanese Association of Historical Botany was held in Fukushima Prefecture on November 15th and 16th, and the 181st Meeting of the Oumi-kaidzuka-kenkyukai was conducted on November 22nd. The websites of these societies are written only in Japanese.
In the congress of Japanese Association of Historical Botany, the public symposium "Kankyo-hendo to Ningen-katsudo ni yoru Syokusei no Keisei wo Yomitoku [The correlations between environmental changes and human activities for interpreting vegetation history in Japan]" was conducted on 15th, and various presentations (oral and poster) on vegetation history were on 16th.
The next congress will be held at the Kumamoto University in 2009.
The Oumi-kaidzuka-kenkyukai has been for 15 years, and two presentations about hand-stones in the Jomon period and a GIS research were conducted at this meeting.