Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameKAWABATA, Zen'ichiro
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProfessor
Arrival day2005-04-01
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1946
Academic CareerDepartment of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, unfinished D Course (1975)
Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, M. Course (1973)
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University (1971)
Professional CareerProfessor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature(2005)
Professor(Concurrent), Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University(1999)
Professor, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University (1998)
Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation, Ehime University(1996)
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation, Ehime University(1983)
Lecturer, Department of Environmental Conservation, Ehime University(1981)
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Biological Institute, Tohoku University (1977)
Technician, Faculty of Science, Biological Institute, Tohoku University (1975)
Higher DegreesDr. Sci. (Tohoku University, 1977)
Ms. Sci. (Tohoku University, 1973)
Fields of SpecializationMicrobial Ecology, Aquatic Ecosystem Ecology
Academic Society MembershipsThe Ecological Society of Japan
The Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology
The Japanese Society of Limnology
Japanese Society of Water Treatment Biology
Japanese Society for Environmental Biotechnology
The Japanese Society of Fisheries Sciences
Japan Society on Water Environment
Society of Environmental Science, Japan
International Association for Theoretical and Applied Limnology.
The Nature Conservation Society of Japan
AwardsEhime Publication and Culture Prize, 2000(with coauthors)(2000)
Home Pagehttp://www.chikyu.ac.jp/z/z-top.html

 

Books

【Authored/Co-authored】

Kawabata Z, et al. 2008 Encyclopedia of Environment. The Japan Scientists’ Society(ed.). Jyunposha, Tokyo

【Chapters/Sections】

Kawabata Z, et al. 2006 Dictionary on Limnology. The Japanese Society of Limnology. Kodansha Scientific, Tokyo, pp.574. (in Japanese)

Kawabata Z, 2006 Introduction for A Seriess of Ecology of Soil and Substratum. Tsuchi-to-Kiso, 54(10). , pp.28-29. (in Japanese)

Papers

【Original Articles】

Honjo M N, Minamoto T, Kawabata Z, 2012,03 Reservoirs of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) DNA in sediments of natural lakes and ponds. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 155:183-190. DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.09.005 (reviewed).

Perrings C, Naeem S, Ahrestani F, Bunker D E, Burkill P, Ganziani G, Elmqvist T, Ferrati R, Fuhrman J, Jaksic F, Kawabata Z, Kinzig A, Mace G M, Milano F, Mooney H, Prieur-Richard A H, Tschirhart J, and Weisser W, 2011,11 Ecosystem services, targets and indicators for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9:512-520. DOI:10.1890/100212 (reviewed).

Kawabata Z, Minamoto T, Honjo MN, Uchii K, Yamanaka H, Suzuki AA, Kohmatsu Y, Asano K, Itayama T, Ichijo T, Omori K, Okuda N, Kakehashi M, Nasu M, Matsui K, Matsuoka M, Kong, H, Takahara T, Wu D, and Yonekura R, 2011,10 Environment-KHV-carp-human linkage as a model for environmental diseases. Ecological Research. DOI:10.1007/s11284-011-0881-9 (reviewed). Special feature

Kawabata Z, 2011,10 Environmental change, pathogens, and human linkages. Part 2: concepts and perspectives. Ecological Research 26(6):1009. DOI:10.1007/s11284-011-0885-5 (reviewed). Special future

Kawabata Z, 2011,09 Environmental change, pathogens, and human linkages. Part 1: ecological case studies. Ecological Research 26(5):863-864. DOI:10.1007/s11284-011-0875-7 (reviewed). Special Feature

Fuma S, Kawaguchi I, Kubota Y, Yoshida S, Kawabata Z, Polikarpov GG 2011,09 Effects of chronic γ-irradiation on the aquatic microbial microcosm: equi-dosimetric comparison with effects of heavy metals. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. DOI:1016/j.jenvrad.2011.09.005 (reviewed).

Minamoto T, Honjo M N, Yamanaka H, Uchii K, and Kawabata Z, 2011,07 Nationwide Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 contamination in natural rivers of Japan. Research in Veterinary Science. DOI:10.1016/j.rvsc.2011.06.004 (reviewed).

Takahara T, Yamanaka H, Suzuki A A, Honjo M, Minamoto T, Yonekura R, Itayama T, Kohmatsu Y, Ito T, Kawabata Z, 2011,07 Stress response to temparature fluctuation during a day of common carp Cyprinus carpio L. Hydrobiologia 675(1):65-73. DOI:10.1007/s10750-011-0796-z (reviewed).

Minamoto T, Honjo M N, Yamanaka H, Tanaka N, Itayama T, Kawabata Z, 2011,06 Detection of cyprinid herpesvirus-3 DNA in Lake Plankton. Research in Veterinary Science 90(3):530-532. DOI:10.1016/j.rvsc.2010.07.006 (reviewed).

Uchii K, Telschow A, Minamoto T, Yamanaka H, Honjo M N, Matsui K, Kawabata Z, 2011,02 Transmission dynamics of an emerging infectious disease in wildlife through host reproductive cycles. ISME Journal 5(2):244-251. DOI:10.1038/ismej.2010.123 (reviewed).

Yamanaka H, Sogabe A, Handoh I C, Kawabata Z, 2011,01 The effectiveness of clove oil as an anaesthetic on adult common carp, Cyprinus carpio L. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 10(2):210-213. DOI:10.3923/javaa.2011.210.213 (reviewed).

Yamamura N, Telschow A, Uchii K, Kawabata Z, 2011,01 A basic equation for population dynamics with destruction of breeding habitats and its application to outbreak of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3). Ecological Research 26(1):181-189. DOI:10.1007/s11284-010-0775-2 (reviewed).

Kawabata Z, 2011 Ecosystem conservation to attenuate environmental diseases. Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 16(2):83-88. (reviewed). In Japanese with English summary

Minamoto T, Yamanaka H, Takahara T, Honjo M N, Kawabata Z, 2011 Surveillance of fish species composition using environmental DNA. Limnology. DOI:10.1007/s10201-011-0362-4 (reviewed). in press

Perrings C, Naeem S, Ahrestani F, Bunker D E, Burkill P, Ganziani G, Elmqvist T, Ferrati R, Fuhrman J, Jaksic F, Kawabata Z, Kinzig A, Mace G M, Milano F, Mooney H, Prieur-Richard A H, Tschirhart J, and Weisser W, 2010,12 Biodiversity Transcends Services. Science 330(6012):1744-1745. DOI:10.1126/science.330.6012.1744-c (reviewed).

Perrings C, Naeem S, Ahrestani F, Bunker D E, Burkill P, Canziani G, Elmqvist T, Ferrati R, Fuhrman J, Jaksic F, Kawabata Z, Kinzig A, Mace G M, Milano F, Mooney H, Prieur-Richard A H, Tschirhart J, and Weisser W, 2010,10 Ecosystem Services for 2020. Science 330(6002):323-324. DOI:10.1126/science.1196431 (reviewed).

Yamanaka H, Kohmatsu Y, Minamoto T, and Kawabata Z, 2010,04 Spatial variation and temporal stability of littoral water temperature relative to lakeshore morphometry: environmental analysis from the view of fish thermal ecology. Limnology 11(1):71-76. DOI:10.1007/s10201-009-0281-9 (reviewed).

Honjo M N, Minamoto T, Matsui K, Uchii K, Yamanaka H, Suzuki A A, Kohmatsu Y, Iida T, and Kawabata Z, 2010,01 Quantification of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in environmental water by using an external standard virus. Applied Environmental Microbiology 76(1):161-168. DOI:10.1128/AEM.02011-09 (reviewed).

Xuechu Chen, Xiaodong Wang, Hainan Kong, Deyi Wu, Shengbin He, Kawabata Z, 2009,12 Seasonal variation of mixing depths and its influence on phytoplankton dynamics in the Zeya reservoir, China. Limnology 10(3):159-165. DOI:10.1007/s10201-009-0292-6 (reviewed).

Uchii K, and Kawabata Z, 2009,12 Biological invasion of a fish pathogen, cyprinid herpesvirus 3, into Japanese freshwater ecosystems. Japanese Journal of Limnology 70(3):267-272. DOI:10.3739/rikusui.70.267 (reviewed). In Japanese with English abstract

Minamoto T, Honjo M N, and Kawabata Z, 2009,11 Seasonal distribution of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in Lake Biwa, Japan. Applied Environmental Microbiology 75(21):6900-6904. DOI:10.1128/AEM.01411-09 (reviewed).

Uchii K, Matsui K, Iida T, and Kawabata Z, 2009,10 Distribution of the introduced cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in a wild population of common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Journal of Fish Diseases 32(10):857-864. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2009.01064.x (reviewed).

Minamoto T, Honjo M N, Uchii K, Yamanaka H, Suzuki A, Kohmatsu Y, Iida T, and Kawabata Z, 2009,03 Detection of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 DNA in river water during and after an outbreak. Veterinary Microbiology 135:261-266. DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.09.081 (reviewed).

Matsui K, Honjo M, Kohmatsu Y, Uchii K, Yonekura R, and Kawabata Z, 2008,06 Detection and significance of koi herpesvirus (KHV) in freshwater environments. Freshwater Biology 53(6):1262-1272. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01874.x (reviewed).

Sekino T, Genkai-Kato M, Kawabata Z, Melnik N G, Logacheva N P, Belykh O I, Obolkina L A, Bondarenko N A Khodzher T V, Gorbunova L A, 2007,12 Role of phytoplankton size distribution in lake ecosystems revealed by a comparison of whole plankton community structure between Lake Baikal and Lake Biwa. Limnology 8(3):227-232. DOI:10.1007/s10201-007-0218-0 (reviewed).

Miki T, Ueki M, Kawabata Z, and Yamamura N, 2007,07 Long-term dynamics of catabolic plasmids introduced to a microbial community in a polluted environment: a mathematical model. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 62(2):211-221. DOI:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00357.x (reviewed).

Uchii K, Okuda N, Yonekura R, Karube Z, Matsui K, and Kawabata Z, 2007,04 Trophic polymorphism in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) introduced into Lake Biwa: Evidence from stable isotope analysis. Limnology 8(1):59-63. DOI:10.1007/s10201-006-0196-7 (reviewed).

Honjo M, Matsui K, Ishii N, Nakanishi M, and Kawabata Z, 2007,01 Viral abundance and its related factors in a stratified lake. Archiv fuer Hydrobiologie 168(1):105-112. DOI:10.1127/1863-9135/2007/0168-0105 (reviewed).

Dudgeon D, Arthington A H, Gessner M O, Kawabata Z, Knowler D J, Leveque C, Naiman R J, Prieur-Richard A, Soto D, Stiassny M J, and Sullivan C A, 2006,05 Freshwater biodiversity: importance, threats, status and conservation challenges. The Biological Reviews 81(2):163-182. DOI:10.1017/S1464793105006950 (reviewed).

Kawabata Z, and Czeschlik D, 2006,04 Online first publication. Limnology 7(1):1. DOI:10.1007/s10201-006-0168-y (reviewed).

Uchii K, Matsui K, Yonekura R, Tani K, Kenzaka T, Nasu M, and Kawabata Z, 2006,04 Genetic and Physiological Characterization of the Intestinal Bacterial Microbiota of Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) with Three Different Feeding Habits. Microbial Ecology 51(3):277-284. DOI:10.1007/s00248-006-9018-z (reviewed).

Honjo M, Matsui K, Ueki M, Nakamura R, Fuhrman J A, and Kawabata Z, 2006,03 Diversity of virus-like agents killing Microcystis aeruginosa in a hyper-eutrophic pond. Journal of Plankton Research 28(4):407-412. DOI:10.1093/plankt/fbi128 (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Kawabata Z, Environments–Pathogen–Host Linkage, Symposium on Interactions of Pathogen–Host with Environments. The East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies, 2012.03.21, Otsu, Japan.

Kawabata Z, Summary and perspectives, Symposium on Interactions of Pathogen–Host with Environments. The East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies, 2012.03.21, Otsu, Japan.

Takahara T, Doi H, Minamoto T, Yamanaka H, and Kawabata Z, Estimation of aquatic vertebrate biomass using environmental DNA. The 59th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of Japan, 2012.03.17-2012.03.21, Otsu, Japan.

Honjo N M, Minamoto T, and Kawabata Z, Seasonal and spatial distribution of Cyprinid herpesvirus 1 and Cyprinid herpesvirus 2 in Lake Biwa, Japan. The 59th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of Japan, 2012.03.17-2012.03.21, Otsu, Japan.

Takahara T, Doi H, Minamoto T, Yamanaka H, and Kawabata Z, Detection and Quantification of Fish Presence/Biomass using Environmental DNA to Monitor. Population SustainabilityHiroshima International Symposium on Sustainability Sciences, 2012.03.08, Hiroshima.

Kawabata Z, Environment-pathogen-human linkage: Observing and conceptualization. Ecological Seminar, 2012.01.13, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu.

Kawabata Z, Synthesis, Beyond Collapse: Transformation of human-environmental relationships, past, present and future. RIHN 6 th International Symposium, 2011.10.28, Kyoto.

Kawabata Z, Linkage of environmental alteration, pathogen and human. Symposium on Emergence of viral Diseases: Ecology and Evolution of Koi Herpes Virus, 2011.06.04-2011.06.06, Muenster, Germany.

Mie N. Honjo, Toshifumi Minamoto, and Prof. Zen'ichiro Kawabata, Seasonal dynamics of CyHV-3 in natural freshwater environments. Workshop on the Linkage between CyHV-3(KHV) and Humans, 2010.05.13-2010.05.18, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

Minamoto T, Honjo M N, and Prof. Kawabata Z, Seasonal dynamics of CyHV-3 in natural freshwater environments. Workshop on the Linkage between CyHV-3(KHV) and Humans, 2010.05.13-2010.05.18, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

Itayama T, Koide M, Tanaka N, Yasukawa T, Matsue T, Kawabata Z, Development of microdevices and measurement methods in water environmental studies. Workshop on the Linkage between CyHV-3(KHV) and Humans, 2010.05.13-2010.05.18, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

Kawabata Z, Linkage of environment, KHV and humans. Workshop on the Linkage between CyHV-3(KHV) and Humans, 2010.05.13-2010.05.18, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

Minamoto T, Honjo M N, Kawabata Z, Seasonal distribution of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in Lake Biwa. Workshop on CyHV-3 disease in an environment-human linkage, 2009.04.08, Kyoto, Japan.

Itayama T, and Kawabata Z, Development of microdevices for enviromental microbiology and virology. Workshop on CyHV-3 disease in an environment-human linkage, 2009.04.08, Kyoto, Japan.

Uchii K, and Kawabata Z, Establishment of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in a wild population of common carp in Lake Biwa. Workshop on CyHV-3 disease in an environment-human linkage, 2009.04.08, Kyoto, Japan.

Honjo M N, Kawabata Z, Detection of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 DNA in lake sediments. Workshop on CyHV-3 disease in an environment-human linkage, 2009.04.08, Kyoto, Japan.

Matsui K, Honjo N M, Kawabata Z, and Uchii K, Evaluation of environmental characteristics in freshwater by using horizontal gene transmission rote as indicator. 24th the Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology Annual Meeting, 2008.11.25-2008.11.28, Hokkaido. (in Japanese)

Honjo N M, Minamoto T, Mastui K, Uchii K, Yamanaka H, Suzuki A A, Kohmatsu Y, Iida T, and Kawabata Z, Quantification of Koi herpesvirus in environmental water. 73th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Limnology, 2008.10.11, Hokkaido.

Uchii K, Ishihara T, Asano K, and Kawabata Z, Invasion of cyprinid herpesviru s 3 and its impact on the economy and industry involved in koi and common carp. 73rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Limnology, 2008.10.11, sapporo. (in Japanese)

Tanaka N, Itayama T, Honjo M, Minamoto T, and Kawabata Z, Development of a Rapid Concentration System for Virus in Environmental water. 12th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management (IWA DIPCON 2008), 2008.08.27, Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Kawabata Z, Minamoto T, Honjo M N, Uchii K,Yamanaka H, Suzuki A A, and Kohmatsu Y, KHV-carp-human linkages: a case study in Lake Biwa, Japan.. International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages, 2008.06.11-2008.06.12, Kyoto.

Matsui K, Narita M, Kawabata Z, and Endo G, DR(Directly repeated) sequence analysis on mercury resistant trasposon dynamics among Bacillus bacteria.. Annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology, 2006.10.29. Abstract, p.126

Ishii N, Koiso H, Yanagisawa H, Miyamoto K, Takeda H, and Kawabata Z, Effects of pre-filtration on quantification of virus like particles.. Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Limnology, 2006.09.16, Matsuyama. (in Japanese) Abstract, p.90

Honjo M, Kakihara T, Choi K, Ueki M, and Kawabata Z, Effects of water temperatures on the composition of viral agents killing Microcystis aeruginosa.. Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Limnology, 2006.09.16, Matsuyama. (in Japanese) Abstract, p,148

Matsui K, Kawabata Z, Narita M, and Endo G, . (2006) Analysis of worldwide dissemination of TnMERI1-like mercury resistance transposon among Bacillus on the basis of directly repeated (DR) sequences.. 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2006.08.20, Vienna, Austria. Abstract p.451

Matsui K, Narita M, Kawabata Z, and Endo G, Evidence for worldwide dissemination of mercury resistance transposon among Bacillus on the basis of directly repeated (DR) sequences.. 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2006.08.06, Vienna, Austria. Abstract p.451

Kawabata, Z. Analysis on gene dynamics in natural aquatic environments.. The Asahi Glass Foundation, 2006.07.03, Tokyo. (in Japanese) Abstruct p.42

Uchii K, Okuda N, Karube Z, Yonekura R, Matsui K, and Kawabata Z, Trophic polymorphism in lake Biwa bluegill, an introduced fish species in Japan: Stable isotopic evidence. ASLO Summer Meeting, 2006.06.06, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Abstract p.125

Uchii K, Okuda N, Yonekura R, Matsui K, and Kawabata Z, Food preference analysis of blue gill by stable isotopic analysis. The 53th Annual Meeting of The Ecological Society of Japan, 2006.03.27, Niigata. Abstract, p.362

Kawabata, Z. Interaction among environmental degradation by human activities, diseases, and humans. The 53th Annual Meeting of The Ecological Society of Japan, 2006.03.25, Niigata. Abstract, p.19

【Poster Presentation】

Kawabata Z, Destruction of littoral zone, koi herpesvirus, and human linkages: A case study of Lake Biwa, Japan. DIVERSITAS Open Science Conference(DIVERSITAS OS2), 2009.10.14-2009.10.16, Cape Town, South Africa.

Yamanaka H, Sogabe A, Kohmatsu Y, Minamoto T, Honjo N M, Uchii K, Suzuki A A, Omori K, Kawabata Z, Relationship of lake morphometry and shore configuration to the temperature distribution inlagoons, and implications for its effect on fish health. International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages , 2008.06.11, International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages . DOI:Kyoto

Honjo N M, Minamoto T, Matsui K, Uchii K, Yamanaka H, Suzuki A A, Kohmatsu Y, Iida T, and Kawabata Z, Quantification method of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) in environmental water using cation-coated filtermethod and external standard virus”International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages . International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages , 2008.06.11, Kyoto.

Itayama T, Tanaka N, Honjo N M, Minamoto T, Kawabata Z, Development of an on site rapid concentration system for virus in environmental water. International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages , 2008.06.11, Kyoto.

Uchii K, Matsui K, and Kawabata Z, Distribution of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in a wild population of common carp (Cyprinus carpio)”. International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages, 2008.06.11, Kyoto.

Minamoto T, Honjo N M, Uchii K, Yamanaka H, Suzuki A A, Kohmatsu Y, Kawabata Z, Detection of koi herpesvirus DNA from natural river water. International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkages , 2008.06.11, Kyoto.

Omori K, Ohnishi H, Ueki M, and Kawabata Z, Habitat analysis of a carp in Lake Biwa, Japan.. The 1st RIHN International Symposium, Water and Better Human Lif in the Future, 2006.11.06-2006.11.08, Kyoto.

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

Kawabata Z, New idea of ecosystem conservation with an aspect of environmental disease. Special Symposium:Control of Infectious diseases from the view point of consevation medicine. Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife medicine, 2010.09.02, Fukuoka, Japan.

Kawabata Z, KHV and human linkage. Faculty of Fisheries Technology and Aquatic Resource. Maejyo University, 2010.06.07, Cheng Mai, Thailand.

Kawabata Z, Environmental change, pathogen, and human linkage :A case study of Lake Biwa, Japan. (invited). Special Symposium, Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration, World City Water Forum 2009(WCWF2009), 2009.08.21, Inchon, Korea.

Kawabara Z, Concept of environmental disease. Dali University, 2009.06.25, Dali, Yunnan, China.