Akio Tsuchiya

Last Updated :2022/08/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Associate Professor
E-mail
tsuchiyahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, University of Tsukuba
  • Master of Science, University of Tsukuba

Research Fields

  • Environmental science;Sustainable and environmental system development;Design and evaluation of sustainable and environmental conscious system

Research Keywords

  • evaporation
  • Sap flow
  • Amazonia
  • soil CO2
  • Micro-climate
  • tree-ring
  • vessel

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Environment and development
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Science A
  3. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  4. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  5. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Biology
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Laboratory Course in Natural Environmental Sciences A
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Practical Methods in Natural Environmental SciencesA
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Laboratory Work in Biology
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Methodology in Biology
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Laboratory Course in Natural Environmental Sciences B
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Practical Methods in Natural Environmental SciencesB
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Laboratory Course in Natural Environmental Sciences C
  13. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Practical Methods in Natural Environmental SciencesC
  14. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Atmosphere-Vegetation Interaction
  15. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Natural Histories and Sciences
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Life and Environmental Sciences
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences A
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences A
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences B
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences B
  21. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction to Integrated Arts and Sciences
  22. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Ecosystem ecology
  23. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Integrated Life Sciences
  24. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Amazonia under human activities and global warming, 28(1), 31-62, 20220630
  2. Comparison of Hypertrophic Growth and Growthforms between Two Kinds of Dominant Tree Species in The Semi-aird Region of Northeast Brazil., Climatological Notes, 40, 215-228, 19910301
  3. Hypertrophic growth of trees of the caatinga plant community and water balance., Latin American Studies, 11, 57-70, 19900501
  4. The empirical orthogonal function analysis of the seasonal and interannual rainfall in Brazil., 10, 27-45, 19880301
  5. Empirical orthogonal function analysis of the monthly rainfall in Brazil., 10, 13-26, 19880301
  6. Water balance in Northeast Brazil., 10, 47-59, 19880301
  7. Meteorological measurement of CO2 assimilation in a soybean field and examination for trace gases flux measurement., Proceedings of International Symposium on Global Change(IGBP), 128-135, 19930501
  8. Determination of The Most Suitable Water Holding Capacity According to The Relationship between River Discharge and Water Surplus in The Semi-arid Region of Northeast Brazil., Proceedings of Primer Seminanio Internacional sobre Manejo de Cuencas Hidrologicas., 52-67, 19930401
  9. Relationship between wood volume increments by stem analysis and water balance in the semi-arid interior of northeastern Brazil., 20, 71-80, 19941201
  10. Preliminary study on the relationship between vessel growth of thorny shrubs and water balance in the semi-arid region, northeastern Brazil., 50(2), 123-131, 19950401
  11. Influences of rainfall and soil water flow upon CO2 concentration in a dryland paddy., 21, 69-80, 19951201
  12. A dondrochronological study on the influence of environments upon tree growth in Chugoku District, western Japan., 33(1), 41-53, 19960701
  13. Climatic inversion layer and atmospheric NOx, concentration on the slope of forest decline area in the Seto Inland Sea District, Japan., 33(4), 131-136, 19970401
  14. A study of the characteristics and sustainable utilization of secordary forests in the Amazonian estuary., 4(1), 1-10, 19971201
  15. Vertical structure of atmospheric environment and dead pine forest in a topographically closed basin., 21, 339-345, 19981001
  16. Vegetation recovery of drought deciduous forests in the semi-arid interior, northeastern Brazil., 15(2), 117-124, 19981201
  17. A biometerological study of the relationship between the appearance of a cold air lake and the decline of red pine forests in Saiji Basin, Hiroshima., 35(4), 153-163, 19981201
  18. Forest disappearance by firewood consumption in the Amazon estuary., Espacio y Desarrollo, 10, 109-126, 19981201
  19. Forest biomass and wood consumption in the lower course of the Amazon: A case study of the Urubueua Island., Acta Amazonica, 29(1), 79-96, 19990301
  20. Comparison of micro-meteorological components between dry and rainy seasons in Amazonian dense tropical forests., Papers of The Applied Geography Conference, 26, 286-296, 20031101
  21. The relationship between stem vessel parameters and the development of strata in the early stages of secondary forest succession in Amazonia., Acta Amazonica, 32(2), 241-256, 20020801
  22. Tree species and tree ring characteristics of a riparian forest in La Macarena, upper Colombian Amazon., Tropics, 11(2), 81-90, 20020301
  23. Characterization of varzea and terra firme forests in the Amazon estuary., Tropics, 11(2), 69-80, 20020301
  24. Differences of primary and secondary terra firme forests along the Uaicurapa River near Parintins, AM according to the relationship between individual tree size and vessel area in stem cross sections., Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi= Serie Botanica, 17(2), 123-143, 20011201
  25. Horizontal and vertical distributions of atmospheric nitrogen dioxide on a mountainslope in the Seto Inland Sea coast., 52(5), 501-504, 19971201
  26. Characterization and utilization of varzea and terra firme forests in the Amazon estuary., Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi= Serie Botanica, 13(2), 171-190, 19971201
  27. Effects upon medium and understory tree individuals after the dieback of red pine (Pinus densiflora) in Saijo Basin, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan., 40(4), 183-195, 20031201
  28. Influence of a large-scale reservoir upon the appearance of radiation fog in Saijo Basin, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan., 40(4), 203-217, 20031201
  29. A comparative study of natural and secondary terra frime forests in the middle course of the Amazon., 23, 130-136, 20001001
  30. Tree growth and microclimate mitigation in mahogany-black pepper agro-forestry at Parque Ecologico de Gunma, PA, Brazil., 77(5), 321-335, 20040401
  31. Changes in Soil CO2 concentration accompanying infiltration and evaporation at a primary forest and grassland in central Amazonia, 78(12), 794-811, 20051001
  32. An observational study on heat balance parameters and evaporation from a shallow pond, 43(1), 3-21, 20060301
  33. An experimental study of soil CO2 concentrations and soil CO2 fluxes using a lysimeter, 43(2), 91-101, 20061001
  34. Changes in evapotranspiration and CO2 flux in the central Amazonia, Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences, 35, 317-326, 20121001
  35. Micrometeorological environments and biodiversity in a closed forest and at a tree-fall gap in central Amazonia., Ciencia Florestal, 18(4), 415-425, 20081201
  36. Growth of trees and microclimates in a gap dependent forest in central Amazonia., Ciencias Naturais, 1(2), 47-63, 20061101
  37. Responses of juvenile trees to treefall gaps and changes in microclimates in Amazonian dense lowland rain forest., 11(1), 1-15, 20031201
  38. Water vapor condensation in nighttime taking into account the ground heat fluxes at the surface and underside of a bridge., 42(2), 85-95, 20050901
  39. Climatological and geographical characteristics within inversion layers in the presence of high NO2 concentration, WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION, 130(1-4), 343-348, 2001
  40. MICROMETEOROLOGICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND BIODIVERSITY IN A CLOSED FOREST AND AT A TREE-FALL GAP IN CENTRAL AMAZONIA, CIENCIA FLORESTAL, 18(3-4), 415-425, 2008
  41. Changes in CO2 concentrations within shallow soils originating from solar radiation and rainwater in Central Amazonia, 53(2), 83-93, 2016
  42. Sap flow and vessel parameters of Morototo (Scefflera morototoni) in Central Amazonia, Ecohabitat, 21-22(1), 79-89, 2015
  43. Stem sap flow at a secondary forest and its difference between dry and rainy seasons, Japanese Journal of Biometeorology, 56(2), 77-88, 20191007
  44. Differences in irradiance characteristics between Syzyguim malaccense and Mangifera indica caused by their tree forms., ECO-HABITAT, 27(1), 1-10, 2021, 6, 30

Publications such as books

  1. 2022/04/03, Estudos dendrologicos na Amazonia: oportunidades e experiencias, Short-term responses of tree growth rings in natural gaps for forest management, Editoria Cientifica Digital, 2022, 4, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Akira Tanaka, Akio Tsuchiya, Niro Higuchi, 978-65-5360-075-1, 176
  2. 1995/05, The fragile tropics of Latin America (Nishizawa, T., Uitto, J.I.), Distribution and interannual variability of rainfall in Brazil., 1995, 05, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, English, Tanaka, M., Tsuchiya, A., Nishizawa, T., 928080877X, 94-109
  3. 1995/05, The fragile tropics of Latin America (Nishizawa, T., Uitto, J.I), Characteristics of tree species and utilization in the semi-arid woodland of Northeast Brazil., 1995, 05, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, English, Nishizawa, T., Tsuchiya, A., Pinto, M.M.V., 928080877X, 280-300

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, Evapotranspiration at a secondary forest and a bare land in Central Amazonia, 2009, 2011
  2. KAKENHI, A comparative study of heat balance and CO2 uptake between a varzea covered with plants for biodiesel and a varzea with no vegetation, 2007, 2008
  3. KAKENHI, Different distribution of heat balance parameters and growth strategies of trees in primary and secondary forests in Amazonia, 2002, 2003
  4. KAKENHI, 1999, 2000
  5. KAKENHI, 1997, 1998
  6. KAKENHI, CARBON BALANCE AND BUDGET IN MID-TEMPERATE FOREST UNDER GLOBAL WARMING, 1997, 1999
  7. KAKENHI, Adaptive significance of fission-fusion society in Ateles, 1997, 1999
  8. KAKENHI, 1996, 1996
  9. KAKENHI, 1995, 1995
  10. KAKENHI, Survival Strategy of Trees in the Tropics, Brazil, 1994, 1995
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