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Independent experts nominated by country party

Taichi Maki

First name
Last name
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Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Agricultural Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Visiting Professor
Alliance for Research on North Africa (ARENA), University of Tsukuba
Telephone number
+81 29 853-6442
Work experience
(1) Antarctic Expedition: Meteorological observation, Climatic characteristics, wind profile, inversion layer and etc._x000D_
(2) Desert Expedition in China: Taklimakan, Turpan, Ninsha and etc.; Meteorological observation, desert climate, windbreak forest, windbreak net, straw-mat network and so on_x000D_
(3) Dry land studies in Tunisia: Climate, agriculture, wind erosion, and so on _x000D_
(4) Agricultural disasters and movement of sand dune in dry land _x000D_
(5) Artificial precipitation or artificial rainfall in dry land
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
PHD Agriculture University of Tokyo 1976
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Taichi Maki, 1987, Wind Damage and Wind Breaks, pp.301, Buneido Shuppan (Japanese) _x000D_
2. Taichi Maki, 1972, Micrometeorological characteristics of atmospheric surface layer near ground in stable stratification in Antarctica. Memoirs Natl. Inst. Polar Res., Meteorology, B2, pp.65. _x000D_
3. Taichi Maki, 1981, Studies on the windbreak nets, J. Agric. Meteorol. 37(3), 197-210._x000D_
4. Taichi Maki, M. Du and B. Pan, 1993, The effect of windbreaks on meteorological improvement and the prevention of wind erosion, J. Agric. Meteorol. 48(5), 683-686._x000D_
5. Taichi Maki, and M. Du, 2000, Movement of sand dunes and its prevention by windbreaks at the Turpan Basin and Taklimakan Desert in China, J. of Arid Land Studies, 10(3), 199-204.
Other activities
1. The Science Council in Japan: Chairman in Agricultural Committee _x000D_
2. President of the Japanese Association of Arid Land Studies _x000D_
3. President of Japan Association of International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (until May 2009) _x000D_
4. Member and Advisor of the Society of agricultural Meteorology in Japan _x000D_
5. Honorary Member of Japanese Society of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Engineers and Scientists
1. The Medal with Purple Ribbon in Japan _x000D_
2. Japan Prize of the Agricultural Science _x000D_
3. Award of the Japanese Association of Arid Land Studies
Organisation name
Tottori University
Organisation street address
1-1-1 Tennodai
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Organisation country