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Independent experts nominated by country party

Kenji Omasa

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Plant Science
Information Systems
UN languages spoken


Job function
Graduate School of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Telephone number
81 3 5841-5340
Work experience
I have two research projects of the Global Environment Research Fund in Japan, relating to global change and desertification. In these projects, we have carried out researches in Chinese deserts. We also have studies on modeling and monitoring the effects of climate change and desertification.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Doctorate, Engineering, University of Tokyo, 1985_x000D_
Masters, Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, 1975
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Omasa, K., et al. (eds.), 1996, "Climate Change and Plants in East Asia", Springer-Verlag, 1-215._x000D_
2. Tobe, K., Omasa, K., et al., 1997, "Seed Generation of Chinese Desert Plants", J. Agr. Met. 52, 689-692._x000D_
3. Mo, W., Omasa, K., et al., 1998, "Responses of Photosyntheis and Water Use to Drought in Two Desert Annuals, Agriophyllum Squarrosum and Bassi Dasypylla", J. Arid Land Studies, (in press)._x000D_
4. Omasa, K, 1994, "Diagnosis of Trees by Portable Thermographic System", In "Immissionsokologische Forschung in Wandel der Zeit", W. Kuttler and M. Jochimsen,eds., Essener Okologische Schriften 141-152._x000D_
5. Omasa, K., et al., 1998, "Asborption of Atmospheric Formaldehyde by Plants", In "Responses of Plant Metabolism to Air Pollution", L.J. de Kok and I. Stulen, Backhuys Publishers, 395-398
Other activities
1. Member of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers_x000D_
2. Member of the Society of Agricultural Meteorology of Japan_x000D_
3. Member of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan_x000D_
4. Member of Society of Environmental Science, Japan_x000D_
5. Member of Japanese Society of Environment Control in Biology
1. Award of Japanese Society of Environment Control in Biology_x000D_
2. Award of the Director General of the Science and Technology Agency_x000D_
3. Award of the Society of Agricultural Meteorology of Japan
Organisation name
The University of Tokyo
Organisation street address
Yayoi 1-1-1, Bunkyo,, 113-8657
Organisation city
Organisation country