October 2003


 Taking Action Against Climate Change-Away from the Extraordinary Society of the
   Second Half of the20th Century                            Yutaka Tonooka...(2)

 Global Warming Issues with Pulp and Paper Industry in Japan           Takuro Ueda...(14)

 How to Evaluate Carbon Sequestration by Forests                 Takao Fujimori...(33)

 Strategies for Compliance with the Kyoto Protocol from Private Companies' Point of View
                                                 Kuniyuki Nishimura...(40)

 Future Development in Comprehensive Risk Management of Chemical Substances
   -Self-Management and Human Rosource Enrichment-        Masaru Masuda, Ph. D....(43)

 Necessity of Scientifically and Technically Sound Management of PRTR Designated Chemicals
                                              Yoshitaka Hoshikawa...(50)

 Soil Contamination Countermeasures Law
   -The Present Status of Legislation in Japan and Contamination Risk Management-
                                                      Seiji Aoki...(57)

 Recent Study on Water Quality Standards for the Conservation of Aquatic Life
                                                   Keiko Segawa...(76)

Topics & Information

 The Latest Web Inspection System and its Possibilities -Technology and Directivity of NASP
   -Multi500System-                                    Masahiro Nakata...(80)

 Development of Tesa EasySplice FastLine Seiya Okamoto,
                                  Yuki Kashiwabara and Munetaka Mukasa...(86)

 A Report of2003(70th)Pulp and Paper Research Conference Wood Science Committee,
                                                   JAPAN TAPPI...(90)

Introduction of Research Laboratories (37)

 Lab. of Wood Chemistry, Department of Forest Resources Science, Faculty of Agriculture, 
                                                Shizuoka University....(110)

Research Report

 Determination of the Surface Layer of Kraft Pulp Fibers by Field Emission Scanning
   Electron Microscopy(FE-SEM)         Tetsuaki Okamoto and Gyosuke Meshitsuka...(114)

 Life Cycle Assessment of Papers Used for Environmental Reports
                          Katsuhito Nakazawa,Kohei Yamada, Toru Katsura,
                            Hiroaki Niwata, Keiichi Katayama and Itaru Yasui...(119)

Pulp and Paper Mills in Japan (29)

 -Asahiwaka Mill, Nippon Paper Industries-Nippon Paper Industries               ...(132)

Committee report                                                ...(03)

Essay on Intellectual Property                                        ...(112)

Coffee break                                                   ...(113)

Papyrus                                                      ...(140)

Industry News(Domestic and International)                                ...(145)

List of Titles in Foreign Journals Received by JAPAN TAPPI                    ...(156)

List of Patents issued and Laid-open Publication                            ...(159)

Price list of Domestic Logs and Wood Chips by District                       ...(166)

Wholesale Price list of Papers at Tokyo Trade Center                         ...(167)

Other Monthly Statistics                                           ...(169)

News from the Association                                         ...(171)