Research

Research


  

The primary scientific goal of OKEON is to measure and monitor the terrestrial environments of Okinawa and understand how natural and anthropogenic factors affect the environment over time.

OKEON Research


Arthropod Sampling


A core goal of OKEON is to conduct a biodiversity survey of arthropods across the many environments of Okinawa.

OKEON Research


Acoustic Monitoring


We currently have acoustic recorders deployed at each of the 24 OKEON sites, and are recording natural sounds 24/7.

OKEON Research


Ecological Genomics


We are developing new high-throughput technologies for generating rapid sequence data, and using this pipeline to analyze samples from Okinawa.

OKEON Research


Camera Trapping


Camera traps capture video and photographs of small animals.

OKEON Research


Physical Parameters


We have an environmental data logger at each of the 24 OKEON sites recording at 15-minute intervals of many parameters.

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GIS


We are consolidating geographic datasets covering the environmental landscape of Okinawa.