Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameFUKUSHIMA, Yoshihiro
AffiliationResearch Department, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Arrival day2001-04-01
Leaving the office day2008-03-31
Year of Birth1942
Academic CareerDepartment of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Bachelor Course (1966)
Professional CareerProfessor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes for the Humanities (2004)
Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Inter-University Research Institute, Ministry of Culture, Sports, Sciences and Technology (2001)
Professor, Institute for Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences, Nagoya University (1994)
Associate Professor, Kyoto University (1989)
Instructor, Kyoto University (1966)
Higher DegreesD.Agr.
Fields of SpecializationMountain Hydrology
Forest Hydrology
Macro-scale Hydrology
Academic Society MembershipsJapan Society of Hydrology and Water Resoueces




FUKUSHIMA, Y. 2007 Drying-up of the Yellow River – water and its environmental problems in Chinese large river.. Series book of RIHN. Showa-do Press, kyoto, JAPAN, 187pp. (in Japanese)


【Editing / Co-editing】

FUKUSHIMA, Y. and M. TANIGUCHI (ed.) 2008,01 Water and environmental problems –analyzing drying-up of the Yellow River.. Gakuho-sha Press, 272pp. (in Japanese)

FUKUSHIMA, Y. (ed.) 2007 Changes in water resources systems: Methodologies to maintain water security and ensure integrated management. IAHS Publication, 315. , 327pp.


【Original Articles】

Kobayashi,N., T. Hiyama, Y. Fukushima, M. L. Lopez, T. Hirano and Y. Fujinuma, 2007 Nighttime transpiration observed over a larch forest in Hokkaido, Japan. . Water Resources Research, 43:1-15. (reviewed).

Higuchi, A., T. Hiyama, Y. Fukuta, R. Suzuki, Y. Fukushima 2007 The behavior of a surface temperature/vegetation index (TVX) matrix derived from 10-day composite AVHRR images over monsoon Asia. . Hydrological Processes 21 (9):1148-1156. (reviewed).

Xie, Pingping, A. Yatagai, M. Chen, T. Hayasaka, Y. Fukushima, C. Liu and S. Yang 2007 A gauge-based analysis of daily precipitation over East Asia. Journal of Hydrometeorology 8:607-626. (reviewed). American Meteorological Society

Sato, Yoshinobu, X. Ma, M. Matsuoka and Y. Fukushima 2007 Analysis of long-term water balance in the source area of the Yellow River basin. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6730.

Taniguchi, M., J. Chen and Y. Fukushima 2007 The hydrological impact zone in the lower reaches of the Yellow River: a new concept for water resources issues. IAHS Publication 315:199-205. (reviewed).

Sato, Yoshinobu, X. Ma, M. Matsuoka and Y. Fukushima 2007 Impacts of human activity on long-term water balance in the middle-reaches of the Yellow River basin. IAHS Publication 315:85-88. (reviewed).

Matsuoka, M., T. Hayasaka, Y. Fukushima and Y. Honda 2007 Land cover in East Asia classified using Terra MODIS and DMSP OLS products.. International Journal of Remote Sensing 28:221-248. (reviewed). Nos. 1-2

Onishi, A., H. Imura,J. Han,F. Shi and Y. Fukushima 2007 Socio-economic activities and the balance between water resource supply and demand in the Yellow River basin, China. IAHS Publication 315:320-327. (reviewed).

Chen , J., M. Taniguchi and Y. Fukushima 2007 Groundwater and its association with sustainability of agriculture in the North China Plain. IAHS Publication 315:258-265. (reviewed).

Chen, J., M. Taniguchi, G. Liu, K. Miyaoka, S. Onodera, T. Tokunaga and Y. Fukushima 2007 Nitrate pollution of groundwater in the Yellow River delta. Hydrological Journal, Springer-Verlag. (reviewed). DOI 10.1007/s10040-007-007-0196-7.

Saito, M., S. Onodera, K. Miyaoka, J. Chen, M. Taniguchi, G. Liu and Y. Fukushima 2007 Nitrate contamination in groundwater of the Yellow River Delta and its effect on the marine environment. IAHS Publication 314:271-277. (reviewed).