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Independent experts nominated by country party

Hiroshi Yasuda_

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Soil Science
Geographical Focus
Job function
Associate Professor
Arid Land Research Center (ALRC)
Telephone number
0081 857 21 7033
Work experience
1991 – 1994 Research on transport in vadose zone in arid land (Tunisia and China) ; _x000D_
_1991-2001 Reforesting project in Western Australia; _x000D_
_2002-2011 Project on water budget in the Loess Plateau, China; _x000D_
_2010- Project on ‘Interaction between invasive plant and subsurface hydrology’ in Sudan;
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
PhD in Engineering at the Lund University in Sweden (1996)
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1._ 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; _x000D_
2. J. Huang, O. Hinokidani, H. Yasuda*, Y. Kajikawa, C. S. P. Ojha and S. Li. 2013 Effects_x000D_
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; _x000D_
3. _ H. Yasuda, R. Berndtsson, O. Hinokidani, J. Huang, J. Zheng, T. Saito, and R. Kimura. _x000D_
2012, The impact of plant water uptake and recharge on groundwater level at a site in the _x000D_
Loess Plateau of China. Hydrology Research. 44-1:106-116 doi:10.2166/nh.2012.241 ; _x000D_
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; _x000D_
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.
Other activities
Officer of Japan International Corporation Agency. (in charge of water development projects). 1985-1991
Organisation name
Tottori University
Organisation street address
1390 Hamasaka, 680-0001
Organisation city
Organisation country