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Independent experts nominated by country party

Hajime Utsugi

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Plant Science
Geographical Focus
Job function
Senior Researcher
Hokkaido research center Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Telephone number
+81 11 590-5526
Work experience
CREST Project of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (2001-2003) and 2.GHG-SSCP Project of the “Global Environmental Research Fund “S-2 of the Ministry of Environment of Japan. (2003-2007)
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Doctoral degree, Tokyo Univ. 2009
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Utsugi H., Okuda S., Luna A. and Gascon A.F. (2009) Differences in Growth and Photosynthesis Performance of Two Dipterocarp Species Planted in Laguna, the Philippines. JARQ 43:45-53. _x000D_
2. Utsugi H., Kawarasaki S., Aikawa S., Tanouch H., Takahashi N., Hamano H., Kojima T. and Yamada K. (2009) E. camaldulensis Optimal Planting Density in Desert Western Australia in View of Its Photosynthetic Properties. J. of Arid Land Studies. accepted. _x000D_
3. Utsugi H., Araki M., Kawasaki T., Ishizuka M. (2006) Vertical distributions of leaf area and inclination angle, and their relationship in a 46-year-old Chamaecyparis obtusa stand. Forest Ecology and Management. 225:104-112. s_x000D_
4. Utsugi H., Tanouchi H., Hamano H. and Takahashi N. (2006) The difference in leaf morphological and photosynthetic ability of Eucalyptus camaldulensis between natural growth and planted trees in desert western Australia. J. of Arid Land Studies. 15(4):271-274. _x000D_
5. Utsugi H., Tobita H., Maruyama Y., Ishizuka M.(2005) Spatial and Seasonal Variations in Leaf Mass per Area and Their Relationship to Leaf Nitrogen in a Secondary Northern Hardwood Forest in Japan. Phyton 45(4):245-251.
Other activities
1. Membership of Ecology Society of Japan_x000D_
2. Membership of the Japanese Forest Society _x000D_
3. Membership of the Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies._x000D_
4. Membership of the Japan Society of Tropical Ecology
Organisation name
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Organisation street address
Hitsujigaoka-7, Toyohira
Organisation city
Sapporo City
Organisation country