Members

Meet our members for a long-term monitoring project of Lake Kasumigaura.

Water quality monitoring

imai

Akio IMAI (Fellow)

Section:
Planning Department
Speciality:
Water environmental engineering
Subject:
  • Water quality in general
  • Dissolved organic matter
  • Sediment pore water
Email:
aimai
Research task of the project:
  • Origin, function, and dynamics of recalcitrant dissolved organic matter in aquatic environments
  • Estimation of sediment fluxes of dissolved organic matter and nutrients
  • Elucidation of mechanism for algal blooms in lake environments

kozu

Ayato KOZU (Head)

Section:
Lake and River Environment Section, Center for Regional Environmental Research
Speciality:
Material cycling in freshwater ecosystems, and bio-geochemical cycles by the stable isotope ratios
Subject:
  • Sediment core sampling, elemental analysis of the sediment samples
  • Chemical analysis of the extracted pore water
  • Measurement of stable isotope ratios
Email:
kohzu
Research task of the project:
  • Nitrogen metabolism in the water column
  • Carbon sequence within sediment, nutrient flux from sediment,
  • Research in material cycling by using


tomioka

Noriko TOMIOKA (Senior Researcher)

Section:
Lake and River Environment Section, Center for Regional Environmental Research
Speciality:
Microbial ecology
Subject:
  • Water quality analysis
  • DNA analysis
Email:
tomioka
Research task of the project:
Study of dynamics of cyanobacterial biomass










komatsu

Komatsu KAZUHIRO (Senior Researcher)

Section:
Lake and River Environment Section, Center for Regional Environmental Research
Speciality:
Limnology, Environmental engineering
Subject:
Water quality in lakes and rivers
Email:
kkomatsu
Research task of the project:
  • Characterization of DOM (dissolved organic matter) in lakes
  • Method development of measuring primary productivities by detecting chlorophyll fluorescence









shinohara

Ryuuichiro SHINOHARA (Senior Researcher)

Section:
Lake and River Environment Section, Center for Regional Environmental Research
Speciality:
Ecological engineering
Subject:
Phosphorus biogeochemistry
Email:
r-shino
Research task of the project:
Speciation of inorganic and organic phosphorus compounds in sediment and suspended particles in Lake Kasumigaura






Biology and ecosystem monitoring

takamura

Noriko TAKAMURA (Fellow)

Section:
Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies
Speciality:
Freshwater ecology
Subject:
  • Plankton
  • Primary production
Email:
noriko-t
Research task of the project:
Long-term monitoring to understand lake ecosystems






ueno

Ryuhei UENO (Senior Researcher)

Section:
Biodiversity Resource Conservation Office, Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies
Speciality:
Limnology, Animal taxonomy
Subject:
benthic macroinvertebrates
Email:
uenor
Research task of the project:
Collection with an Ekman-Birge grab, identification and biomass-monitoring of benthic macroinvertebrates








matsuzaki

Shin-Ichiro MATSUZAKI (Senior Researcher)

Section:
Biodiversity Resource Conservation Office, Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies
Speciality:
Fish ecology, Limnology, Conservation ecology
Subject:
Fish
Email:
matsuzakiss
Research task of the project:
  • Analyzing the impacts of human activities on long-term trends in communities and ecosystem services
  • Food web analysis based on stable isotopes
  • Promoting long-term monitoring research through JaLTER activities


nakagawa

Megumi NAKAGAWA (Specialist)

Section:
Biodiversity Resource Conservation Office, Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies
Speciality:
Limnology, Plankton ecology
Subject:
  • Phytoplankton
  • Primary production
  • Zooplankton
  • Bacteria
  • Protozoa
Research task of the project:
  • Phytoplankton identification and counting
  • Development of monitoring methods







yoshiba

Megumi YOSHIBA (Assistant Staff)

Section:
Biodiversity Resource Conservation Office, Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies
Speciality:
Limnology
Subject:
  • Bacteria
  • Pico-phytoplankton
  • Benthos
  • Protozoa
Research task of the project:
Sample treatment and counting

totsu

Kumiko TOTSU (Specialist)

Section:
Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies
Speciality:
Database, Conservation ecology
Subject:
  • Web development
  • Database management
Email:
cebes.data
Research task of the project:
  • Website development
  • Database management
  • Data submission to JaLTER and GBIF


* The members as of the 1st of April 2017 are shown above. Please add @nies.go.jp for email addresses.

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