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Expert NameDr. Hiroshi Yasuda_
TitleAssociate Professor
DivisionArid Land Research Center (ALRC)
Telephone0081 857 21 7033
Work Experience1991 – 1994 Research on transport in vadose zone in arid land (Tunisia and China) ; _1991-2001 Reforesting project in Western Australia; _2002-2011 Project on water budget in the Loess Plateau, China; _2010- Project on ‘Interaction between invasive plant and subsurface hydrology’ in Sudan;
QualificationsPhD in Engineering at the Lund University in Sweden (1996)
Number of Publications24
Other ActivitiesOfficer of Japan International Corporation Agency. (in charge of water development projects). 1985-1991
Publications1._ H. Yasuda, M. A. M. Abd Elbasit, K. Yoda, R. Berndtsson, T. Kawai, H. Nawata, A. M. Ibrahim, T. Inoue, W. Tsuji, T. E. Gamri, and T. Saito, 2014, Diurnal Fluctuation of Groundwater Levels Caused by the Invasive Alien Mesquite Plant. Arid Land Research and Management. 28:242–246, 2014. DOI: 10.1080/15324982.2013.819824; 2. J. Huang, O. Hinokidani, H. Yasuda*, Y. Kajikawa, C. S. P. Ojha and S. Li. 2013 Effects of Check Dam System on Water Budget of a Small Basin in the Northern Loess Plateau, China. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 18: 929-940 doi: 10.1061/ (ASCE) HE.1943-5584.0000689; 3. _ H. Yasuda, R. Berndtsson, O. Hinokidani, J. Huang, J. Zheng, T. Saito, and R. Kimura. 2012, The impact of plant water uptake and recharge on groundwater level at a site in the Loess Plateau of China. Hydrology Research. 44-1:106-116 doi:10.2166/nh.2012.241 ; 4. _H. Yasuda, R. Berndtsson, T. Saito, H. Anyoji, and X. Zhang. Prediction of Chinese Loess Plateau Summer Rainfall using Pacific Ocean Spring Sea Surface Temperature. 2009. Hydrological Processes 23, 719–729. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7172; 5. _M. A. M. Abd Elbasit, H. Yasuda, A. Salmi, H. Anyoji, 2010. Characterization of rainfall generated by dripper-type rainfall simulator using piezoelectric transducers and impact on splash soil erosion. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 35: 466–475 Doi: 10.1002/esp. 1935.
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