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Professional Experience

April 2004 - March 2007 Technical staff, Japan Science and Technology Agency
April 2007 - March 2008 PhD fellow, Japan Science and Technology Agency
April 2008 - present    PhD fellow, Kyushu University


Education

March 1999 B.S. The University of Tokyo
March 2001 M.S. The University of Tokyo
March 2007 Ph.D. The University of Tokyo




Research field

Energy, water, and carbon cycling of tropical forests

Publications

2009

Kumagai, T., Yoshifuji, N., Tanaka, N., Suzuki, M. and Kume, T. Comparison of soil moisture dynamics between a tropical rainforest and a tropical seasonal forest in Southeast Asia: impact of seasonal and year-to-year variations in rainfall. Water Resources Research 45, W04413, doi:10.1029/2008WR007307

Tanaka, K., Yoshifuji, N., Tanaka, N., Shiraki, K., Tantasirin, C. and Suzuki, M. Water budget and the consequent duration of canopy gain in a teak plantation in a dry tropical region: analysis using a soil-plant-air continuum mutilayer model Ecological Modelling 220(12): 1534-1543
2008

Nobuaki TANAKA, Tomonori KUME, Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Katsunori TANAKA, Hideki TAKIZAWA, Katsushige SHIRAKI, Chatchai TANTASIRIN, Nipon TANGTHAM, Masakazu SUZUKI, 2008. A review of evapotranspiration estimates from tropical forests in Thailand and adjacent regions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 148: 807-819

2007

Hikaru KOMATSU, Tomonori KUME, Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Norifumi HOTTA, Masakazu SUZUKI, 2007. Transpiration of a Criptomeria japonica plantation in winter: analysis based on one-year sap flow measurements. Bull. Tokyo Univ. For. 117: 1-9

Hikaru KOMATSU, Shoji HASHIMOTO, Tomonori KUME, Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Norifumi HOTTA, Masakazu SUZUKI, 2007. Seasonal changes in the net radiation/solar radiation ratio above a Criptomeria japonica plantation forest. Bull. Tokyo Univ. For. 117: 11-19

Shoji HASHIMOTO, Nobuaki TANAKA, Tomonori KUME, Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Norifumi HOTTA, Katsunori TANAKA, Masakazu SUZUKI, 2007. Seasonality of vertically partitioned soil CO2 production in temperate and tropical forest. Journal of Forest Research 12: 209-221, doi: 10.1007/s10310-007-0009-9

Nobuaki TANAKA, Tomonori KUME, Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Katsunori TANAKA, Hideki TAKIZAWA, Katsushige SHIRAKI, Izumi KOSAKA, Chatchai TANTASIRIN, Nipon TANGTHAM, Masakazu SUZUKI, 2007. Hydro-meteorological studies based on field observations at tropical monsoon forests in northern Thailand: current status of knowledge and future research needs. Journal of Japan Society of Hydrology & Water Resources, 20(4): 347-361 (in Japanese with English abstract)

Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Nobuaki TANAKA, Chatchai TANTASIRIN, Masakazu SUZUKI, 2007. Factors Affecting Interannual Vriability in Transpiration in a Tropical Seasonal Forest in Northern Thailand: Growing Season Length and Soil Drought. In: Haruo Sawada, Makoto Araki, Nick A. Chappell, James V. LaFrankie, Akira Shimizu (Eds.), Forest Environments in the Mekong River Basin. Springer Japan, pp56-66.

Kume T., Takizawa H., Yoshifuji N., Tanaka K., Tanaka N., Tantasirin C., Suzuki M., 2007. Severe drought resulting from seasonal and inter-annual variability of rainfall and its impact on transpiration in a hill evergreen forest, northern Thailand. In: Haruo Sawada, Makoto Araki, Nick A. Chappell, James V. LaFrankie, Akira Shimizu (Eds.), Forest Environments in the Mekong River Basin. Springer Japan, pp45-55.

Tomonori KUME, Hideki TAKIZAWA, Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Katsunori TANAKA, Chatchai TANTASIRIN, Nobuaki TANAKA, Masakazu Suzuki, 2007. Impact of soil drought on sap flow and water status of evergreen trees in a tropical monsoon forest in northern Thailand. Forest Ecology and Management 238: 220-230, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2007.10.019

2006

Natsuko YOSHIFUJI, Tomo'omi KUMAGAI, Katsunori TANAKA, Nobuaki TANAKA, Hikaru KOMATSU, Masakazu SUZUKI, Chatchai TANTASIRIN, 2006. Inter-annual variation in growing season length of a tropical seasonal forest in northern Thailand. Forest Ecology and Management, 229: 333-359

KUME, T., KURAJI, K., YOSHIFUJI, N., MOROOKA, T., SAWANO, S., CHONG, L., SUZUKI, M., 2006. Estimation of canopy drying time after rainfall using sap flow measurements in an emergent tree in a lowland mixed-dipterocarp forest in Sarawak, Malaysia. Hydrological processes, 20: 565-578, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.5924

Hikaru Komatsu, Yihuei Kang, Tomonori Kume, Natsuko Yoshifuji, Norifumi Hotta., 2006. Transpiration from a Cryptomeria japonica plantation, part 1: aerodynamic control of tanspiration. Hydrological Processes, 20: 1309-1320.

Hikaru Komatsu, Yihuei Kang, Tomonori Kume, Natsuko Yoshifuji, Norifumi Hotta., 2006. Transpiration from a Cryptomeria japonica plantation, part 2: responses of canopy conductance to meteorological factors. Hydrological Processes, 20: 1321-1334

2003

TANAKA, K., TAKIZAWA, H., TANAKA, N., KOSAKA, I., YOSHIFUJI, N., TANTASIRIN, C., PIMAN, S., SUZUKI, M., TANGTHAM, N., 2003. Transpiration peak over a hill evergreen forest in northern Thailand in the late dry season: Assessing the seasonal change in evapotranspiration using a multilayer model. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D17): 4533. DOI: 10.1029/2002JD003028



Doctoral Thesis

Studies on seasonal and inter-annual variations in transpiration and its controlling factors of a tropical deciduous forest in northern Thailand




CREST Project

Effects of rainfall variability on water cycle and ecosystem in tropical forest under Asian monsoon climate





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Updated:2 Feb 2010
E-mail : natsuko[at]forest.kyushu-u.ac.jp