Saito Hitoshi

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Saito Hitoshi
Kanto Gakuin University
College of Economics
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Associate Professor, College of Economics, Kanto Gakuin University
Apr 2011
Mar 2013
JSPS Research Fellow, Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2013
Mar 2017
Assistant Professor, College of Economics, Kanto Gakuin University
Sep 2012
Feb 2013
Visiting Researcher, Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Potsdam
Apr 2008
Mar 2011
JSPS Research Fellow, Department of Geography, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Published Papers

Hsien Li Kuo, Guan Wei Lin, Chi Wen Chen, Hitoshi Saito, Ching Weei Lin, Hongey Chen, Hongey Chen, Wei An Chao
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences   18 2877-2891   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Author(s). One purpose of landslide research is to establish early warning thresholds for rainfall-induced landslides. Insufficient observations of past events have inhibited the analysis of critical rainfall conditions triggering landslide...
Saito, H., Iijima, Y., Basharin, N.I., Fedorov, A.N., Kunitsky, V.V.
Remote Sensing   10(10) 1579   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Eastern Siberia is characterized by widespread permafrost thawing and subsequent thermokarst development. Estimation of the impacts of the predicted rise in precipitation and air temperatures under climate change requires quantitative knowledge ab...
U. Ozturk, U. Ozturk, N. Marwan, O. Korup, H. Saito, A. Agarwal, A. Agarwal, A. Agarwal, M. J. Grossman, M. Zaiki, J. Kurths, J. Kurths
Chaos   28    Jul 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Author(s). Reconciling the paths of extreme rainfall with those of typhoons remains difficult despite advanced forecasting techniques. We use complex networks defined by a nonlinear synchronization measure termed event synchronization to tr...
Saito Hitoshi, Uchiyama Shoichiro, Hayakawa Yuichi S., Obanawa Hiroyuki
Chen Chi-Wen, Oguchi Takashi, Hayakawa Yuichi S., Saito Hitoshi, Chen Hongey, Lin Guan-Wei, Wei Lun-Wei, Chao Yi-Chiung
GEOMORPHOLOGY   303 540-548   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Mondini Alessandro C., Chang Kang-Tsung, Chiang Shou-Hao, Schlogel Romy, Notarnicola Claudia, Saito Hitoshi
Nakayama Yu, Nakamura Kazuhiko, Saito Hitoshi, Fukumoto Rui
GEOSCIENCES   7(2)    Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Chen Chi-Wen, Saito Hitoshi, Oguchi Takashi
LANDSLIDES   14(3) 1031-1041   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Chen Chi-Wen, Oguchi Takashi, Hayakawa Yuichi S., Saito Hitoshi, Chen Hongey
LANDSLIDES   14(3) 1235-1240   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Hitoshi Saito, Wataru Murakami, Hiromu Daimaru, Takashi Oguchi
Geomorphology   276 1-7   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
© 2016 Elsevier B.V.Vegetation cover is an important factor for rainfall-induced landslides. We analyzed the effect of forest clear-cutting on the initiation of landslides using empirical rainfall intensity–duration (I–D) thresholds at Mt. Ichifus...
早川裕弌, 小花和宏之, 齋藤仁, 内山庄一郎
地形   37(3) 321‐343   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Chen, C.W., Saito, H., and Oguchi, T.
Progress in Earth and Planetary Science   2 14   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Yuichi S. Hayakawa, Takashi Oguchi, Hitoshi Saito, Akitoshi Kobayashi, Victor R. Baker, Jon D. Pelletier, Luke A. McGuire, Goro Komatsu, Kazuhisa Goto
Geomorphology   242 3-10   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. Devastating tsunami waves induced by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake severely inundated valleys along the ria-type (notched rocky) coast in northeastern Japan, causing erosion of bedrock on valley-side slop...
HAYAKAWA Yuichi S., OGUCHI Takashi, SAITO Hitoshi, KOBAYASHI Akitoshi, KOMATSU Goro, GOTO Kazuhisa
J. Geogr.   124(2) 241-258   2015   [Refereed]
 This study examines the characteristics of landforms affected by the 2011 tsunami along the rocky coasts of the Sanriku area in northeastern Japan. We use terrestrial laser scanning to take detailed topographic measurements of slopes near the coa...
Oliver Korup, Yuichi Hayakawa, Alexandru T. Codilean, Alexandru T. Codilean, Yuki Matsushi, Hitoshi Saito, Takashi Oguchi, Hiroyuki Matsuzaki
Earth-Science Reviews   135 1-16   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Quantifying volumes and rates of delivery of terrestrial sediment from island arcs to subduction zones is indispensable for refining estimates of the thickness of trench fills that may eventually control the location and timing of submarine landsl...
H. Saito, O. Korup, T. Uchida, S. Hayashi, T. Oguchi
Geology   42(11) 999-1002   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 Geological Society of America. Dealing with predicted increases in extreme weather conditions due to climate change requires robust knowledge about controls on rainfall-triggered landslides. We explore relationships between rainfall and lan...
OBANAWA Hiroyuki, S.HAYAKAWA Yuichi, SAITO Hitoshi, GOMEZ Christopher
Journal of the Japan society of photogrammetry   53(2) 67-74   May 2014   [Refereed]
In the last few years, SfM (Structure from Motion) based on photographs taken from UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) has attracted a tremendous amount of interest for the creation of DSM (Digital Surface Model) and other morphometric products. However...
Saito Hitoshi, Matsuyama Hiroshi
Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere   11 118-123   2015   [Refereed]
地質学雑誌   118(10) 683-688   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
SAITO Hitoshi, NAKAYAMA Daichi, IZUMI Takeki, MATSUYAMA Hiroshi
GIS : 理論と応用 = Theory and applications of GIS   19(2) 81-90   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
URITA Shinji, SAITO Hitoshi, NAKAYAMA Daichi, IZUMI Takeki, MATSUYAMA Hiroshi
Journal of Geography (Chigaku Zasshi)   120(4) 615-630   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
 This study investigated the spatial distribution of heavy rainfall that enhanced the occurrence of potential landslide hazards throughout Japan during the period 2001-2008, using the Soil Water Index (SWI). We calculated SWI using a tank model, w...
GIS : 理論と応用 = Theory and applications of GIS   19(1) 17-23   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Urita Shinji, Saito Hitoshi, Matsuyama Hiroshi
Hydrological Research Letters   5 37-41   2011   [Refereed]
To quantitatively evaluate how different methods for creating 5 km mesh Radar/Raingauge-Analyzed Precipitation (R/A) affected annual precipitation, we compared three kinds of 5 km mesh R/A during 1991–2009 by devoting attention to the modification...
Hitoshi Saito, Daichi Nakayama, Hiroshi Matsuyama
Geomorphology   118(1-2) 167-175   May 2010   [Refereed]
The empirical rainfall intensity and duration (I-D) threshold for the initiation of shallow landslide is newly defined for Japan where heavy rainfalls frequently occur during the East Asian summer monsoon season. The rainfall causes sediment-relat...
Saito, H., Nakayama, D. and Matsuyama, H
Scientific Online Letters on the Atmospher   6 57-60   2010   [Refereed]
HIRUMA Yuta, SAITO Hitoshi, NAKAYAMA Daichi, IZUMI Takeki, MATSUYAMA Hiroshi
Theory and applications of GIS   17(2) 155-165   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Hitoshi Saito, Daichi Nakayama, Hiroshi Matsuyama
Geomorphology   109(3-4) 108-121   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
This paper proposes a statistical decision-tree model to analyze landslide susceptibility in a wide area of the Akaishi Mountains, Japan. The objectives of this study were to validate the decision-tree model by comparing landslide susceptibility a...
稲村友彦, 岩崎一晴, 齋藤仁, 中山大地, 泉岳樹, 松山洋
天気   56(3) 123-138   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Journal of the Japan Landslide Society   44(1) 1-14   May 2007   [Refereed]
In this study, drainage basins with landslides in the Akaishi Mountains are estimated using the decision tree technique which is a kind of data mining technique. Decision tree technique is characterized by the estimation processes which are explic...


齋藤仁, 内山庄一郎, 小花和宏之, 早川裕弌
日本地理学会発表要旨集   (90) 121   Sep 2016
齋藤仁, 内山庄一郎, 小花和宏之, 早川裕弌
日本地すべり学会研究発表会講演集   55th 113‐114   Aug 2016
内山庄一郎, 齋藤仁
日本地すべり学会研究発表会講演集   55th 115‐116   Aug 2016
苅谷愛彦, 松四雄騎, 高岡貞夫, 西井稜子, 齋藤仁, 佐藤剛, 原山智
日本地理学会発表要旨集   (87) 282   Mar 2015
日本地理学会発表要旨集   (87) 25   Mar 2015
齋藤仁, 内山庄一郎, 小花和宏之, 早川裕弌, 泉岳樹, 山本遼介, 松山洋
日本地理学会発表要旨集   (87) 274   Mar 2015
齋藤仁, 中山大地, 松山洋
日本地すべり学会研究発表会講演集   48th 69-70   Aug 2009
齋藤仁, 中山大地, 松山洋
日本地理学会発表要旨集   (70) 101   Sep 2006