Course of Forest Conservation, Division of Biosphere Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University

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Graduate Students

Name Course Research Group
Topic
HOSOKAWA NanaeDCForest Environment and Function Research
The effect of snowpack changes on soil nitrogen transformation in a forest ecosystem
YAMAZAKI HarukaDCRegional Resource Management Research
Sustainable natural forest management with regeneration practices: target tree species, site condition and treatment
KAGIYA ShinnosukeDCConservation Biology Research
Ecological consequences of genetic variation in plant-rhizobacteria interactions
NAKAZAWA YukoDCConservation Biology Research
Olfactory communication among raccoon dogs
ARAI FuyukaDCConservation Biology Research
Population dynamics of field mouse
KUSAKABE ChikaraMCConservation Biology Research
Social structure of male sika deer in non-rutting period
HAGA MahoMCConservation Biology Research
Interactive effects of plant genetic and environmental factors on insect communities
FUJIWARA ArisaMCConservation Biology Research
Examination of distribution patterns to the Dark Red-backed Vole
MURAKAMI ShotaMCConservation Biology Research
The effect of sex-biased dispersal on the genetic spatial structure of the grey-sided vole
MORIMOTO ShokoMCConservation Biology Research
Spatial genetic structure of sika deer populations
KANAMORI YukiMCConservation Biology Research
Movement of sika deer
OYAKE NarumiMCConservation Biology Research
Comparison of toxic resistance of Bufo toxins on amphibians in Hokkaido and Honsyu
SAKURABA ChihoMCConservation Biology Research
Seasonal changes of distributional patters in mammal species living in large varieties of topography and vegetation
KOBAYASHI TakaneMCForest Environment and Function Research
Relationship and formation of soil organic matter in forest soil and river
HIRANO KazutakaMCForest Environment and Function Research
Soil nitrogen dynamics and stream water quality in retention forestry areas
NAGANE MiwakoMCForest Environment and Function Research
Effect of nutrient addition on nitrous oxide emissions and nitrate leaching from soils
MARUMO ErikaMCRegional Resource Management Research
The physiological response of trees to advancing snowmelt time
KAWAKAMI TomoyaMCRegional Resource Management Research
Relationship between soil aggregate formation by earthworm and soil physiochemical properties
NOJIRI TaroMCConservation Biology Research
Evolution of echolocation system in Chiroptera
OHTSUBO MasanoriMCConservation Biology Research
Breeding season diet of the White-tailed eagle in inland
TANAKA AkiraMCConservation Biology Research
Relationship between distribution of wintering areas of sika deer and subgroup structure of population
ONO TakuyaMCForest Environment and Function Research
The effect of silica uptake by Sasa dwarf bamboo on dynamics of aluminium and iron in forest soil
UEMURA MarieMCForest Environment and Function Research
The impacts of forest thinning to the snow cover and soil nitrogen dynamics
NAKAZUMI NaokiMCForest Environment and Function Research
Influence of nitrogen load from terrestrial ecosystem on primary production of coastal zone
AKITAYA HiroshiMCConservation Biology Research
Geographic variation in traits in sika deer and its genetic basis
TOMITA KanjiMCForest Dynamics Research
Ecosystem function of herbivorous insects
MUTOH TakehitoMCConservation Biology Research
Impact of domestic alien toads (Bufo japonicus formosus) on native amphibians
SUZUKI NanamiMCRegional Resource Management Research
Factors influencing establishment and mortality of Picea glehnii on scarification site

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Research Fellow

Name Course Research Group
Topic
ANDO YoshinoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Local adaptation of native predators to exotic herbivorous insects on tall goldenrods
OKUZAKI YutakaResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Color evolution of carabid beetles in high latitude
KAZAHARI NobukoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Mechanisms of troop fission in primates
TERADA ChisatoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Morphological and genetic variation among and within island populations of the sika deer
WAKABAYASHI HirokoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Multiple paternity in field mouse
INOUE TakahiroResearch fellowForest Environment and Function Research
Impacts of environmental change on natural capital and ecosystem services in watershed ecosystems
SASAKI NayutaResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Effects of alien toad on native organisms in Hokkaido

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2016

Name Course Research Group
Topic
TAKATSU Kunio DC Conservation Biology Research
Ecology of cannibalism
LEE Jin DC Forest Dynamics Research
Ecology of herbivorous insects 
INOUE TakahiroDCForest Environment and Function Research
Nitrogen cycling and soil water quality in a forested watershed
TANAKA MotonobuDCForest Dynamics Research
Effects of herbivory on forest ecosystem through enhancing of heterogeneity of plant traits
YAMAZAKI HarukaDCRegional Resource Management Research
Sustainable natural forest management using improved practices to regenerate monarch birch : a simulation
KUSAKABE ChikaraMCConservation Biology Research
Social structure of sika deer population in Hokkaido
KAZILA EvangeliaMCConservation Biology Research
Impacts of an invasive prey on native community through trait changes in a native predator
INOUE KaoMCForest Environment and Function Research
Spatial distribution of nitrogen cycles in a forested watershed
CHIKAMASA TakayaMCForest Environment and Function Research
Mercury concentrations in soils of forest ecosystems
UETAKE MichikoMCForest Dynamics Research
Process of forest regeneration
SATO GoMCForest Dynamics Research
Effects of climate change on dynamics of conifer-broad-leaved forest.
MIHARA YumiMCForest Dynamics Research
Plasticity in life-style of wetland plants
SHAN BingqinMCForest Dynamics Research
Effects of birch genotypic diversity on ecosystem functions, insect community structure and the stability of ecosystem process
MURAKAMI ShotaMCConservation Biology Research
Genetic population structure of field mouse
KANAMORI YukiMCConservation Biology Research
The ecology of white-tailed sea eagles.
OYAKE NarumiMCConservation Biology Research
Does initial growth of recipient consumer determine the utilization of terrestrial inputs?
HIRANO KazutakaMCForest Environment and Function Research
Effects of disturbance on biogeochemical cycling in a forest ecosystem
NAGANE MiwakoMCForest Environment and Function Research
CNP dynamics in watershed ecosystem
KAWAKAMI TomoyaMCRegional Resource Management Research
Relationship between nitrogen mineralization by gut bacteria of earthworm and soil physiochemical properties
OSADA Noriyuki Research Associate Forest Dynamics Research
Effects of global warming on tree phenology

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2015

Name Course Research Group
Topic
INOUE TaikiDCRegional Resource Management Research
Ecological roles of deadwoods in a forest ecosystem
KIM JoonyoungDCForest Dynamics Research
Ectomycorrhizal fungi on coastal pine forests: Diversity, Community Structure and Biological activity
YAMAGUCHI AyaMCConservation Biology Research
Ecology of direct contact
AKIMOTO SakiMCConservation Biology Research
Annual changes of spatial genetic structure in gray-sided vole populations
AKIMOTO YukaMCConservation Biology Research
Interspecies variation about toxic substance of acorns
ONODERA HironoMCConservation Biology Research
Eco-evolutionary feedback loop in insect communities
AMANO SoMCForest Dynamics Research
Effects of sika deer and sasa on material cycles in forest ecosystem
ABE HadsukiMCRegional Resource Management Research
Distribution of dead branches and its contribution to hollows in a natural mixed forest
TAKAGI RieMCRegional Resource Management Research
Adaptive response of respiration and morphology in fine root system to nitrogen deposition
KUSAKABE ChikaraMCConservation Biology Research
Effects of population fluctuation on genetic diversity in the gray-sided vole
NAKAZAWA YukoMCConservation Biology Research
Effects of Rodent Density (Myodes and Apodemus) on Birth Rates of the Red Fox.
KAZILA EvangeliaMCConservation Biology Research
Density dependent mortality in amphibians
SHAN BingqinMCForest Dynamics Research
Mixed effects of global warming and biodiversity of insect community structure
ANDO YoshinoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
 Herbivore community and rapid evolution of herbivore resistance in exotic tall goldenrods
KATAYAMA NoboruResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Ecology of mountain vegitables
WATANABE TsunehiroResearch fellowForest Environment and Function Research
The role of Sasa dwarf bamboo litter in material cycling of forest ecosystem
OISHI YoshitakaResearch fellowForest Dynamics Research
Ecology of bryophytes

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2014

Name Course Research Group
Topic
YAMADA ToshiyaDCConservation Biology Research
 Ecological processes forming the spatial genetic structure of a grey-sided vole population
FAN MinDCForest Environment and Function Research
Multiple ecosystem services management in watershed
HYODO NatsumiMCRegional Resource Management Research
Changes in stand structure under a selection cutting regime and their effects on avifauna in a natural mixed forest
NOSAKA MegumiMCConservation Biology Research
Ecological consequences of hatch timing of amphibian predator and prey
MISAWA MomoMCConservation Biology Research
ONODERA RokuyaMCConservation Biology Research
Interspecific Variation in Acclimating Ability of Acorn Tannin Resistance in Wild Rodents
YANAGAWA SanaeMCForest Environment and Function Research
The effect of Sasa on fine roots dynamics in forests in the north of Hokkaido
AKIMOTO SakiMCConservation Biology Research
AKIMOTO YukaMCConservation Biology Research
Interspecies variation about toxic substance of acorns
AMANO SoMCForest Dynamics Research
The effect of sika deer on material cycles in forest ecosystem
KAGIYA ShinnosukeMCConservation Biology Research
Ecological consequences of genetic diversity in plant-rhizobacteria interactions
KAZAHARI NobukoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Mechanisms of troop fission in primates
OHTA TamihsiaResearch fellowForest Dynamics Research
Effects of calicum dyanamics on invertebrates in stream snd soil

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2013

Name Course Research Group
Topic
OU WeiDCConservation Biology Research
 
OHTA TamihisaDCForest Dynamics Research
Stoichiometry of benthic invertebrates
ANJO KotaDCConservation Biology Research
The effects of local environment on diet of the red fox
TANAKA MotonobuDCForest Dynamics Research
Dynamics of insect herbivory
ASADA IppeiMCRegional Resource Management Research
Factors influencing the spatial distribution pattern of Quercus crispula seedlings in soil scarification sites. 
UMEGANE HiromitsuMCRegional Resource Management Research
The estimation of above ground biomass using LiDAR remote sensing- effects of vegetation type, topography and tree density
SATO TsuyoshiMCRegional Resource Management Research
Subsequent mortality of trees induced by structural changes following a wind disturbance in a mixed forest
NAGAI TomokoMCConservation Biology Research
Genetic and morphological variation of large Japanese field mouse (Apodemus speciosus)
HYODO NatsumiMCRegional Resource Management Research
Evaluation of avifauna using remote sensing technology in a mixed forest.
YAMAZAKI HarukaMCRegional Resource Management Research
Thinning treatment for a secondary birch forest established after soil scarification
YANAGAWA SanaeMCForest Environment and Function Research
Effects of fine root morphology on nutrient dynamics in forest ecosystems
OKUZAKI YutakaResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Color evolution of carabid beetles in cold climates
KAWAI KunikoResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
KATAYAMA NoboruResearch fellowConservation Biology Research
Ecosystem functioning of insects
HIDAKA AmaneResearch fellowForest Dynamics Research
Data analysis of ForestSurvey of the Monitoring sites 1000 project
WATANABE YokoResearch fellowForest Environment and Function Research

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2012

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Anjo KohtaMCConservation Biology Research
 
Ikeda AkikoMCConservation Biology Research
 
Okamoto AyakaMCConservation Biology Research
 
Sugiki ManabuMCConservation Biology Research
 
Minoshima MoekoMCConservation Biology Research
Is variation in canopy herbivory of birches along altitudinal gradient driven by temperature? –verification of temperature effect by warming experiment-
Aoyama HayatoMCForest Environment and Function Research
 
Inoue takahiroMCForest Environment and Function Research
 
Takatsu KunioMCConservation Biology Research
Predator cannibalism can intensify negative impacts on its prey: ecological consequences of size variation within populations of cannibalistic species
Tanaka MotonobuMCForest Dynamics Research
Indirect effects of deer bark stripping on herbivores through the spatial different responses of tree
Aguilos Maricar MoralesDCForest Environment and Function Research
Long-term evaluation on the effect of anthropogenic disturbances to the carbon budget of cool-temperate mixed forests in northern Hokkaido, Japan

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2011

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Name Course Research Group
Topic
Yamada Toshiya MC Conservation Biology Research
Spatial genetic structures of the sika deer population in Hokkaido using mtDNA and msDNA
Watanabe Tsunehiro DC Forest Environment and Function Research
The role of Sasa litter on biogeochemical cycling in forest ecosystem
Terada Chisato DC Conservation Biology Research
Geographic variations of morphological and genetic features among island populations of the sika deer (Cervus nippon) in southern Japan: ecological and historical nonexchangeability

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2010

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Name Course Research Group
Topic
Izumi Kayoko MC Conservation Biology Research
Geographical Variation in Acclimating Ability of Acorn Tannin Resistance in Apodemus speciosus
Toyama Masahiro DC Conservation Biology Research
Niche differences in syntopic populations of two similar sized scops owl species (Otus elegnas and Otus semitorques) : factors facilitating their coexistence
Eli Nur Nirmala Sari DC Regional Resource Management Research
Land-use changes and NTFPs utilization development in forest communities in East Kalimantan - Focusing on effects of forest concessionaire

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2009

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Name Course Research Group
Topic
Yasuda Akira MC Regional Resource Management Research
Sustainable management regime of selection harvesting for maintaining diversity of mixed forest in northern Japan
Yuta Teruaki MC Conservation Biology Research
Laying of Surplus Eggs in the Great Tit (Parus major)and its ecological significance
Tate Ayaka MC Conservation Biology Research
Distribution of the Eurasian red squirrel (Siurus vulgaris orientis) in small fragmented forests; Which is more important, habitat size or quality?
Yaya Rayadin DC Conservation Biology Research
Nest features and nest tree preferences of the Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
:Consequences of different forest structures
Mori Terutaka DC Conservation Biology Research
Diversity patterns and their mechanisms in stream invertebrate assemblages: focusing on effects of disturbance through community-level density dependence

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2008

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Name Course Research Group
Topic
Mayumi Sho MC Conservation Biology Research
Earthworm casts influence on the diversity of plant assemblage through the effects on germination and growth
Nishii Eriko MC Conservation Biology Research
Seasonal changes in proline level and tannase activity in feces of three rodent species in the wild in the context of overcoming detrimental effects of acorn tannin
Terada Chisato MC Conservation Biology Research
Evaluation of endemism of the sika deer (Cervus nippon) in Yakushima based on morphological characteristics : in comparison with related island populations
Hasegawa (Kazahari) Nobuko DC Conservation Biology Research
Influence of group members on foraging success of wild Japanesemacaques (Macaca fuscata) in food patch.
Watanabe Masahiro DC Conservation Biology Research
Reproductive behaviours and fertilization success of alternative life history phenotypes in male masu salmon
Hino Takafumi DC Forest Dynamics Research
Disturbance effect on diversity of understory vegetation through resource availability and herbivores
Hino Takafumi DC Forest Dynamics Research
Disturbance effect on diversity of understory vegetation through resource availability and herbivores
Ohnishi (Miyazaki) Yuko   Forest Dynamics Research
Reproductive traits and allocation of resources for reproduction in perennial plants during mass flowering

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2007

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Name Course Research Group
Topic
Matsui Katsuhiko MC Forest Environment and Function Research
Effects of elevated CO2 on the decomposition rate of leaf litter through grazing of wood louse (Porcellio scaber/ (Isopoda; Oniscidae) ) with special reference to its growth and consumption rate.
Hirao Toshihide DC Conservation Biology Research
Food and feeding site selection by sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis)

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2006

Only studies with English title are listed here.

Name Course Research Group
Topic
Aoyama Keiichi MC Conservation Biology Research
Chronosequential changes in carbon storage following soil scarification of dwarf bamboo sites in northern Hokkaido
Koichi Goto MC Regional Resource Management Research
Food and feeding site selection by sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis)

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