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Independent experts nominated by country party

Atsushi Tsunekawa

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Job function
Arid Land Research Center
Telephone number
81 857-21-7036
Work experience
Participant of the following research project:_x000D_
1. Feasibility study on the environmental assessment of desertification in arid and semi-arid areas (1990-1991)_x000D_
2. Research on the evaluation of interaction between desertification and human activities in India (1992-1994)_x000D_
3. The development of sustainable biological production technologies harmonized with regional environmental condition in East Africa (1995-1999)_x000D_
4. Impact analysis of metropolitan policies for development and environmental conservation in the Philippines (1997-2001)
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Dr. Agr., Landscape Planning, The University of Tokyo, 1989
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Tsunekawa, A., 1994. Desertification monitoring using remote sensing techniques. In: Miyazaki, T., Tsunekawa, A., editors. Towards solving the global desertification (2) Research on the evaluation of interaction between desertification and human activities. Tsukuba: National Institute for Environmental Studies. Report nr F-69-94/NIES. 70-79_x000D_
2. Tsunekawa, A., Ikeguchi, H., Kainuma, M., Tobe, K., and Omasa, K., (1993): Effects of climatic change on the vegetation distribution in Japan. J. Agr. Met., 48(5), 867-870_x000D_
3. Tsunekawa, A., Zhang, X., Zhou G., Omasa K., 1995. Predicting responses to climatic change of the potential vegetation distribution in China. J Agr. Meteorol 51: 245-257_x000D_
4. Tsunekawa, A., Myazaki, T., Kar, A., 1996. Desert mapping using NOAA/AVHRR in Rajasthan, India. In Singh R.B. editor. Disasters, environment and development (proceedings of International Geographical Union seminar, New Delhi, December 9 - 12, 1994). New Delhi: Oxford & IBH; 1996. 283-297_x000D_
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Other activities
1. The Remote Sensing Society of Japan_x000D_
2. The GIS Association of Japan_x000D_
3. The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies_x000D_
4. Japanese Institute of Landscape Architects_x000D_
5. The Ecological Society of Japan
Organisation name
Tottori University
Organisation street address
Tottori University 1390 Hamasaka, 680-0001
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