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Press Release “Predicting Seagrass Sediment Symbiosis for Blue Carbon”

Jan 18, 2023

A joint research group by Team leader Kikuchi (Environmental Metabolic Analysis Research Team, RIKEN CSRS), Team Leader Ono and Visiting scientist Miyamoto (Laboratory for Intestinal Ecosystem, RIKEN IMS, respectively), Director Masuya (Integrated Bioresource Information Division, RIKEN BRC)  and  Assistant Professor Satoh (School of Medicine, Kitasato University) et al. succeeded in finding an evaluation index for growth characteristics related to the flourishing of seagrass (eelgrass) downstream of fish land-based aquaculture facilities with using machine learning, structural equations, and causal inference.


This research are expected to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) “14. Life Below Water” and lead to the creation of a blue economy society.


RIKEN Press Release (Jan 12, 2023)

Predicting Seagrass Sediment Symbiosis for Blue Carbon

*Article is written in Japanese only.