Staff Profile

NameHANDOH, Itsuki C.
AffiliationCenter for Research Development, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionAssociate Professor
Year of Birth1974
Academic CareerSchool of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, D. Course (2000)
Department of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Fisheries (1996)
Professional CareerAssociate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2011)
Assistant Professor, Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University (2007)
Visiting Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2007)
Senior Project Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2006)
Consultant, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom (2005)
Research Associate, Department of Applied Mathematics & Sheffield Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom (2004)
Senior Research Associate, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom (2001)
Teaching Assistant, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom (1998)
Research Assistant in Physics and Environmental Modelling, Department
of Ocean Sciences, Tokyo University of Fisheries (1996)
Higher DegreesPh.D. (University of East Anglia, 2002)
Fields of SpecializationEarth Systems Science
Transdisciplinary Mathematical Modelling
Academic Society MembershipsAmerican Geophysical Union
Society for Risk Analysis
AwardsNIHU Humanities Research Encouragement Award (2013)

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

Baum, S.D., and Handoh, I.C. 2014,11 Integrating the planetary boundaries and global catastrophic risk paradigms. Ecological Economics 107 :13-21. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.07.024.(reviewed).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.07.024

Handoh, I.C., and Kawai, T. 2014,08 Modelling exposure of oceanic higher trophic-level consumers to polychlorinated biphenyls: pollution ‘hotspots’ in relation to mass mortality events of marine mammals. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85(2) :824-830. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.06.031.(reviewed).  

Sugahara, Y., Kawaguchi, M., Itoyama, T., Kurokawa, D., Tosa, Y., Kitamura, S.-I., Handoh, I.C., Nakayama, K., Murakami, Y. 2014,08 Pyrene induces a reduction in midbrain size and abnormal swimming behavior in early-hatched pufferfish larvae. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85(2) :479-486. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.04.022.(reviewed).  

McLellan, B.C., Kishita, Y., Yoshizawa, G., Yamaguchi, Y., Aoki, K., Handoh, I.C. 2014,03 Assessing Sustainable Regional Energy Systems: A Case Study of Kansai, Japan. Procedia Environmental Sciences 20 :12-19.(reviewed).  

Kawai, T., Jagiełło, K., Sosnowska, A., Odziomek, K., Gajewicz, A., Handoh, I.C., Puzyn, T., Suzuki, N. 2014,02 A New Metric for Long-Range Transport Potential of Chemicals. Environmental Science & Technology 48(6) :3245-3252.(reviewed).  

Kawaguchi, M., Sugahara, S., Watanabe, Y., Irie, K, Ishida, M., Kurokawa, D., Kitamura, S.I., Takata, H., Handoh, I.C., Nakayama, K., and Murakami, Y. 2012 Nervous system disruption and concomitant behavioral abnormality in early-hatched pufferfish larvae exposed to heavy oil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19(7) :2488-2497.(reviewed).  

Nakayama, K., Sei, N., Handoh, I.C., Shimasaki, Y., Honjo, T., and Oshima, Y. 2011 Effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on liver functions and sexual characteristics in Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) . Marine Pollution Bulletin 63(5-12) :366-369.  

Kawai, T., Handoh, I.C., Suzuki, N. 2011,03 The roles of marine phytoplankton and ocean circulation in determining the global gate of polychlorinated biphenyls. Omori, K., Guo, X., Yoshie, N., Fujii, N., Handoh, I.C., Isobe, A., Tanabe, S. (ed.) Modeling and Analysis of Marine Environmental Problems. Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry, 5. TERRAPUB, Tokyo, pp.169-178.(reviewed).  

Handoh, I.C., and Kawai, T. 2011,03 Bayesian uncertainty analysis of the global dynamics of persistent organic pollutants: Towards quantifying the planetary boundaries for chemical pollution. Omori, K., Guo, X., Yoshie, N., Fujii, N., Handoh, I.C., Isobe, A., Tanabe, S. (ed.) Modeling and Analysis of Marine Environmental Problems. Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry, 5. TERRAPUB, Tokyo, pp.179-187.(reviewed).  

Yamanaka, N., Sogabe, A., Handoh, I.C., and Kawabata, Z 2011,02 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.  

Quegan, S., Beer, C., Shvidenko, A., McCallum, I., Handoh, I.C., Peylin, P., Rodenbeck, C., Lucht, W., Nilsson, S., and Schmullius, C. 2011,01 Estimating the carbon balance of central Siberia using a landscape-ecosystem approach, atmospheric inversion and dynamic global vegetation models. Global Change Biology 17(1) :351-365. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02275.x.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02275.x

Nakayama, K., Handoh, I.C., Kitamura, S.I., Kim, E.Y., Iwata, H., and Tanabe 2010,11 A microarray data analysis method to evaluate the impact of contaminants on wild animals. Science of the Total Environment 408(23) :5824-5827.  

Handoh, I.C., and Hidaka, T. 2010,09 On the timescales of sustainability and futurability. Futures 42(7) :743-748. DOI:10.1016/j.futures.2010.04.023.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2010.04.023

Seto, M., and Handoh, I.C. 2009 Teasing out the non-linearity in the POPs-phytoplankton bioconcentration processes. Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Chemistry – Environmental Research in Asia 2 :11-19.  

Kawai, T., and Handoh, I.C. 2009 Towards state-of-the-art dynamical modelling and risk assessment of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the global environment. Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry – Environmental Research in Asia 2 :1-9.  

Seto, M., and Handoh, I.C. 2009 Mathematical explanation for the non-linear hydrophobicity-dependent bioconcentration processes of persistent organic pollutants in phytoplankton. Chemosphere 77 :679-686.  

Kawai T., Handoh I.C., and Takahashi S. 2009 The rise of the Finely-Advanced Transboundary Environmental model (FATE): A state-of-the-art model prediction of the global sink of persistent organic pollutants. Organohalogen Compounds 71 :1610-1615.  

Jones, E.J.W., Bigg, G.R., Handoh, I.C., and Spathopoulos, F. 2007 Distribution of deep-sea black shales of Cretaceous age in the eastern Equatorial Atlantic from seismic profiling. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 248 :233-246.  

Kohsaka, R., and Handoh, I.C. 2006 Perceptions of ”Close-to-Nature Forestry” by German and Japanese groups: inquiry using visual materials of “cut” and “dead” wood. Journal of Forest Research 11 :11-19.  

Handoh, I.C., Matthews, A J., Bigg, G.R., and Stevens, D.P. 2006 Interannual variability of the tropical Atlantic independent of and associated with ENSO: Part I. North Tropical Atlantic. International Journal of Climatology 26 :1937-1956.  

Handoh, I.C., Bigg, G.R., Matthews, A.J., and Stevens, D.P. 2006 Interannual variability of the tropical Atlantic independent of and associated with ENSO: Part II. South Tropical Atlantic. International Journal of Climatology 26 :1957-1976.  

Handoh, I.C., Bigg, G.R., and Jones, E.J.W. 2003 The evolution of upwelling in the Atlantic Ocean basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 202 :31-58.  

Handoh, I.C., and Lenton, T.M. 2003 Periodic mid-Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events linked by oscillations of the phosphorus and oxygen biogeochemical cycles. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 17 :1092. DOI:10.1029/2003GB002039.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2003GB002039

Inoue, M., Handoh, I.C., and Bigg, G.R. 2002 Bimodal distribution of tropical cyclogenesis in the Caribbean: characteristics and environmental factors. Journal of Climate 15 :2897-2905.  

Handoh, I.C., Bigg, G.R., and Inoue, M. 2001 Use of a reduced-gravity model to evaluate present and past primary productivity in the tropical open ocean. Limnology & Oceanography 46 :1632-1641.  

Handoh, I.C., and Bigg, G.R. 2000 A self-sustaining climate mode in the tropical Atlantic, 1995-1997: Observations and modelling. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 126 :807-821.  

Handoh, I.C., Bigg, G.R., Jones, E.J.W., and Inoue, M. 1999 An ocean modeling study of the Cenomanian Atlantic: equatorial paleo-upwelling, organic-rich sediments and the consequences for a connection between the proto-North and South Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters 26 :223-226.  

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Itsuki C. Handoh Consilience Cyberspace: A world connected through your environmental values . RIHN Futurability Initiatives International Symposium 2014: Humanity in Nature: What ought to be?, 2014,03,24-2014,03,24, Tokyo International Forum. (in Japanese)  

Handoh, I.C. Transforming a regional socio-ecological system within Planetary Boundaries. The 1st Asia Future Conference, 2013,03,08-2013,03,10, Bangkok.  

Handoh, I.C., and Kawai, T. A transdisciplinary risk assessment framework to define Planetary Boundaries for Chemical Pollution. World Congress on Risk 2012, 2012,07,18-2012,07,20, Sydney.  

Handoh, I.C., Song, J.Y., Kitamura, S.I., and Nakayama, K. A dynamic model to examine the tipping points in the aquatic infection system. The 6th International Conference on Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology, June 2010, Hong Kong, China.  

Handoh, I.C. Comments on the water cycle and climate variability (talk). RIHN 1st International Symposium, November 2006, Kyoto.  

Handoh, I.C., O’Mahony, P., Matthews, A.J., Bigg, G.R., and Stevens, D.P. Coupled ocean-atmosphere interactions in the tropical Atlantic and their effects on global climate. COAPEC Final Meeting, May 2005, London.  

【Poster Presentation】

Handoh, I.C., and Onishi, T. Humanity Boundaries as humanity-oriented regional counterparts to Planetary Boundaries. Planet Under Pressure 2012, 2012,03,26-2012,03,29, London.  

Handoh, I.C., and Kawai, T. An integrated environmental risk assessment framework to define Planetary Boundaries for chemical pollution. Planet Under Pressure 2012, 2012,03,26-2012,03,29, London.  

【Invited Lecture / Honoronary Lecture / Panelist】

Handoh, I.C. Global climate change and our urban environments. Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Seminar Series, February 2004, London, UK.