Yasuhiro Kumahara

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Education, ., Associate Professor
E-mail
kumakumahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Letters, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Arts, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Geography;Geography

Research Keywords

  • fieldwork
  • active fault
  • Himalayas

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Geography II
  2. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Physical Geography
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Training in Physical Geography
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Regional Geography of the World
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Methods of Regional Research II
  6. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  7. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Seminar of Geography
  8. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Comparative Physical Geography of Mountainous Regions
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Teaching Practice
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Teaching Practicum II
  12. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Social Studies Education)
  13. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Social Studies Education)
  14. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Teaching Practicum I
  15. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Social Studies Education)
  16. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Social Studies Education)
  17. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Study in Geography
  18. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture on Geography III
  19. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Lecture on Geography IV
  20. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Geography II
  21. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Study in Geography
  22. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Special Lecture on Geography III
  23. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Lecture on Geography IV
  24. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Geography II
  25. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Guided Study in Geography

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Development of Middle Pleistocene Terraces in western Shikoku, Southwestern Japan., 55, 104-105, 199903
  2. Surface trace of the Chojagahara fault and its latest faulting event in Kannabe plain, eastern Hiroshima Prefecture, 20040327
  3. Stratigraphy and Chronology of the Lower-Middle Pleistocene in the Ozu and Uchiko Basins, The Quaternary research, 45(6), 463-477, 20061201
  4. Aftermath of tsunami triggered by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake, The Quat. Res., 50(3), 149-152, 20110601
  5. Recognition of Active Faults Generating the 2005 Pakistan Earthquake Based on Interpretation of the CORONA Satellite Photographs, E-journal GEO, 2(2), 72-85, 2007
  6. The Geomorphic Features of the Plain Areas along the Historical Highways: A Case Study of the Nakasendo Highway in Japan's Kanto Plain., E-journal GEO, 5(1), 15-34, 2010
  7. The active fault related to the 2008 Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in Japan:Preliminary report of the earthquake fault in Genbi-cho, Ichinoseki city, Active Fault Research, 2008(29), 25-34, 2008
  8. Special Session:What Geomorphologists Clarified Regarding the 2005 Pakistan Earthquake, Geographical review of Japan series A, 79(12), 757-760, 2006
  9. Holocene Faulting of the Shigenobu Fault, the Median Tectonic Line Active Fault System, West Shikoku, Japan, Geographical review of Japan, Series B., 72(4), 267-279, 1999
  10. Holocene Faulting of the Shigenobu Fault, the Median Tectonic Line Active Fault System, West Shikoku, Japan, Geographical review of Japan, Series B., 72(4), 267-279, 19990401
  11. Latest events of the active faults in southeasten Napal, 55, 336-337, 199903
  12. Holocene surface faultings along the Median Tectonic Line in the central part of Shikoku, 52, 212-213, 199710
  13. Near-surface features and slip rates of the kamishiro active fault, Nagano Prefecture, JAPAN, 54, 140-141, 199809
  14. Construction of Quaternary Marine Terrace Atlas, 57, 450-451, 2000
  15. Identification of the Kuju-Daiichi Tephra Layer, and the Age of the Late Pleistocene Fluvial Terrace along the Matsuda River in Southwestern Shikoku, Japan, The Quat. Res., 41(3), 213-219, 20020601
  16. Fault morphology of the Sagaing fault, central Myanmar, 61, 254-254, 20020301
  17. Fluvial Terrace Development and Crustal Movement along the Souzu and Matsuda Rivers, Southwestern Shikoku, Japan, Geographical review of Japan. Ser.A, 75(9), 553-570, 200209
  18. Reexamination of Active Faults based on the Package Active Fault Model, 20040327
  19. Regional Difference of Active Faulting along the Himalayan Front and Its Origin, Geographical sciences, 60(3), 206-212, 20050728
  20. Application of the CORONA Satellite Photography to Geomorphological Studies in Developing Regions, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 9, 129-155, 200003
  21. Detailed mapping on active fault in developing region and its significance : A case study of Nepal, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 14, 113-126, 20050331
  22. A case of geographical curriculum for elementary school education in Faculty of Education, Gunma University, Research in educational practice and development, Gunma University, 13-22, 201003
  23. Fault-related Features and Restoration of Fault Slips revealed by Airborne Laser Imagery along the Senya Fault and Adera Fault, Active Fault Research, 2008(29), 1-13, 2008
  24. Geomorphic evidence for Chojagahara and Yoshii faults and the timing of their latest seismic event, Active Fault Research, 2004(24), 175-184, 2004
  25. "Morphometric Unit Model"of active faults for packaging faults into individual seismogenic faults, Active Fault Research, 2004(24), 39-48, 2004
  26. Significance and Background of Mapping the Area Hit by the Tsunami on March 11, 2011, Northeast Japan, E-journal GEO, 7(2), 214-224, 2012
  27. Fluvial Terrace Development and Crustal Movement along the Souzu and Matsuda Rivers, Southwestern Shikoku, Japan, Geographical review of Japan series A, 75(9), 553-570, 2002
  28. Active faulting across the Himalaya and its significance in the collision tectonics, Active Fault Research, 2002(22), 7-16, 2002
  29. Mapping active faults by using small unmanned aerial vehicle and structure from motion software::A case study on Midori fault scarp formed by the 1891 Nobi earthquake, AFR, 2014(40), 35-42, 2014
  30. A physical geography curriculum related to a historical road : A case study of the Nakasendo highway in the Kanto Plain, 0(3), 31-44, 2011
  31. Active faulting across the Himalaya and its significance in the Collision tectonics, Active fault research, 7-16, 2002
  32. Neotectonics in Mustang Graven, Tibet Himalayas, Nepal : Eastward extrusion of Tibet Plateau is continuing in and after the Last Glacial Age, 63, 20030329
  33. Structural analysis of the coseismic shear zone of the 2008 M-w 7.9 Wenchuan earthquake, China, JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, 32(6), 781-791, 2010
  34. Paleoseismic evidence of a surface rupture along the northwestern Himalayan Frontal Thrust (HFT), GEOMORPHOLOGY, 180, 47-56, 2013
  35. Surface fault ruptures associated with the 14 April foreshock (Mj 6.5) of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence, southwest Japan, EARTH PLANETS AND SPACE, 68, NOV 3 2016