SONOKO WATANABE

Last Updated :2024/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
The IDEC Institute, Associate Professor

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2014/01/01, 2017/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Lecturer (Special Appointment)
  • 2003/09, 2005/03/31, Tokyo University of Information Sciences, Department of Environmental Science, Assistant professor

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University
  • Master, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Biological Sciences;Conservation of biological resources;Conservation of biological resources
  • Agricultural sciences;Boundary agriculture;Environmental agriculture(including landscape science)

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Agile workshop short term training
  2. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Onsite Team Project
  3. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Workshop Training
  4. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Multidisciplinary Seminar II
  5. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Multidisciplinary Seminar II
  6. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Multidisciplinary Seminar IV
  7. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Multidisciplinary Seminar IV
  8. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering Program Common Subjects 2 (Green Development)
  9. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Onsite Training
  10. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Onsite Training
  11. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Onsite Course Rotation
  12. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Onsite Course Rotation
  13. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Workshop Training

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Clonal structure and flowering traits of a bamboo [Phyllostachys pubescens (Mazel) Ohwi] stand grown from a simultaneous flowering as revealed by AFLP analysis, Molecular Ecology, 13, 2017-2021, 20040427
  2. Urban green spaces and soil microbial diversity in Jakarta, Indonesia, Hikobia, 14, 459-468, 2006
  3. Recovery of greenery resources in Hiroshima City after World War II, Landscape and Ecological Engineering, 2, 111-118, 2006
  4. Genetic and reproductive consequences of forest fragmentation for populations of Magnolia obovata, Ecological Research, 22, 382-389, 2007
  5. Effective pollen dispersal is enhanced by the genetic structure of an Aesculus urbinate population, Journal of Ecology, 95, 983-990, 2007
  6. Evaluation of the Environmental DNA Method for Estimating Distribution and Biomass of Submerged Aquatic Plants, PLOS ONE, 11(6), 20160615
  7. ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROSATELLITE LOCI FOR THE ENDANGERED WETLAND PLANT ADENOPHORA PALUSTRIS (CAMPANULACEAE), APPLICATIONS IN PLANT SCIENCES, 4(9), 201609

Publications such as books

  1. 2004, Ecological Issues in a Changing World, Landscape ecological approach for restoration site of natural forests in the Ota river basin, Japan, Springer Netherlands, 2004, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Nakagoshi N, Watanabe S, Koga T, 978-1-4020-2688-1, 426
  2. 2007, Sustainability and Diversity of Forest Ecosystems, Genetic and reproductive consequences of forest fragmentation for populations of Magnolia obovata, Springer Japan, 2007, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Isagi Y, Tateno R, Matsuki Y, Hirao A, Watanabe S, Shibata M, 978-4-431-73237-2, 382
  3. 2018/01/01, Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Society, Forest ownership patterns impacting on landscape structure of vegetation in a Mountainous Farm Village, Western Japan, Springer International Publishing, 2018, 01, Scholarly Book, English, Yamaba A, Watanabe S, Wada S, 978-331974328-8;978-331974327-1, 377, 309-319

Awards

  1. 2015/11/17, Women Encouragement Award of Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University
  2. 2006/06/17, Poster Prize, International Conference on Ecological Restoration in East Asia, Forest ownership pattern impacting on landscape structure of vegetation in a mountainous farm village

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, Distribution structure and conservation of aquatic plants in irrigation ponds, 2012, 2013
  2. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018
  3. FUJIFILM Green Fund, Adenophora palustris Natural Population Recovery using DNA Information, 2016/08, 2017/09