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The 2nd Announcement of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Morioka

The 2nd Announcement of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Morioka

Date: March 27–29, 2013

Venue: Faculty of Education Main Bldg. Iwate University (Oral Presentation, Exhibition) and Morioka Civic Cultural Hall (Poster Presentation, Prize and Award Ceremony, Symposium), Morioka, Japan

The Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS) takes great pleasure in inviting all members of our society with an interest in the science and technology of wood to attend the 63rd Annual Meeting of the JWRS that will be held from March 27 to 29, 2013, Morioka city, Iwate, Japan.

The society members may make oral and poster presentations during the meeting. The symposium and the exhibition of the related companies will also be held. For more information please visit the following web site:

For the Organizing Committee: Prof. Dr. Yasuo Iijima (Chief), Institute of Wood Technology, Akita Pref. University.

Prof. Dr. Noboru Sekino (Executive Chief), Iwate University.

Associate Prof. Dr. Hisayoshi Kofujita (Secretary), Iwate University.


Mokuzai Gakkaishi (Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society)

Mokuzai Gakkaishi is another official journal of the Japan Wood Research Society. This journal publishes original articles, notes, review articles, and announcements from the Society in Japanese but with English abstracts, tables, and figure captions for original reports. Contents of the latest issue of Mokuzai Gakkaishi are as follows:

Volume 58 Number 5 2012

Category I

H. Akutsu, K. Matsumoto, T. Fujimoto, Y. Ohno, M. Takiya, M. Yasaka

Effects of different thinning intensities of Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi) on the annual ring structure and dynamic Young’s modulus of logs

T. Chida, T. Sasaki, H. Yamauchi, Y. Okazaki, Y. Kawai, Y. Iijima

A proposed standard test method for shear failure and estimation of shear strength of Japanese cedar I: Shear failure test of Japanese cedar laminates using wood material as stiffener and finite element analysis, and estimation of shear modulus

T. Tanaka, S. Shida

Changes of through-thickness moisture distribution in wood and wood-based materials in adsorption phase III: Nondestructive measurement of moisture content distribution in plywood and sheathing insulation fiberboard

Category II

H. Sakagami, Y. Kato, Y. Nagano, N. Iboshi, R. Maehata, J. Matsumura

Evaluation of driftwood properties for utilization II: The effect of woods impregnated with seawater on metals

S. Sueyoshi, S. Ukyo, R. Shindo, S. Onuma, M. Shioda

Psychoacoustical evaluation of floor-impact-sound noisiness of wood structures

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The 2nd Announcement of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Morioka. J Wood Sci 58, 470 (2012).

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