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Yoshinari Hiroshiro

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Discipline of Expertise
Job function
Associate Professor
Telephone number
+81 92 802-3430
Work experience
1) The geochemical properties of the actual salinized groundwater and the fresh groundwater_x000D_
2) The evolving processes in water quality of the saltwater and the freshwater in the redox condition_x000D_
3) Dissolution mechanisms of Mn- and Fe-hydrolysis-oxides under reduction atmosphere_x000D_
4) The numerical model combined with the cation exchange and the process of the microbially mediated _x000D_
5) Estimation of the groundwater age using the traveling time of fluid element on the stream line by _x000D_
numerical calculation_x000D_
6) Validity on the accuracy of numerical model predictions for the convective-dispersive equation_x000D_
7) Validity on the quasi-three dimensional analysis model of freshwater and saltwater based on the _x000D_
assumption of non-mixing between the freshwater and the saltwater
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Doctor of engineering, study on chemical evolving of groundwater quality in farm land, Kyushu university, 1998
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Yoshinari Hiroshiro, Kenji Jinno, Ronny Berndtsson, 2006, HYDROGEOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF A SALINITY-AFFECTED COASTAL AQUIFER IN WESTERN JAPAN, Hydrological Processes, Vol.20, No.6, 1425-1435. _x000D_
2. Yoshinari Hiroshiro, Kenji Jinno, Atsushi Tsutsumi, Masataka Matsumoto, Ronny Berndtsson, 2007, Estimation of Residence Time and Catchment Area for Spring Water Using Radioactive Isotope and Groundwater Flow Model, MEMOIRS OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, Vol.67, No.1, pp.1-9. _x000D_
3. Kenji JINNO, Tosao HOSOKAWA, Yoshinari HIROSHIRO, Jun YASUMOTO, 2008, Geochemical Processes and their Modeling at the Fresh and Salt Water Mixing Zone, Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling, Credibility in Modelling, IAHS Publ. No.320, 191-196. _x000D_
4. M. A. Halim, R. K. Majumder, S. A. Nessa, K. Oda, Y. Hiroshiro, B.B. Saha, S. M. Hassain, Sk. A. Latif, M. A. Islam, Kenji Jinno, 2008, Groundwater contamination with arsenic in Sherajdikhan, Bangladesh: geochemical and hydrological implications, Environmental Geology, DOI 10.1007/s00254-008-1493-8, Springer-Verlag. _x000D_
5. Masataka MATSUMOTO, Yoshinari HIROSHIRO, Kenji JINNO, Atsushi TSUTSUMI, 2009, Groundwater - surface water discharge interaction analysis using a groundwater flow model and radioactive isotopes, JOURNAL OF JAPAN SOCIETY OF HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES, Vol.22, No.4 (In Press).
Organisation name
Kyushu University
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744 MOTOOKA NISHI-KU, 819-0395
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