Kunihiko Kato

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Name
Kunihiko Kato
Alternative names
K Kato
URL
http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/english/tarc/index.html
Affiliation
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Section
Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO, Division of Agro-Environment Research, Soil Fertility Management Group
Job title
Group Leader

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Senior Researcher, Soil Fertility Management Group, Division of Agro-Environment Research, Tohoku Agriculrural Research Center, NARO
 
Apr 2017
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Mar 2018
Communicator for Agricultural Technology; Senior Researcher, Promotion Section of Industry-Academia Collaboration, Department of Planning; Soil Fertility Management Group, Division of Agro-Environmental Research, Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO
 
Apr 2016
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Mar 2017
Senior Researcher, Soil Fertility Management Group, Division of Agro-Environment Research, Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2016
Agro-Environment Research Division, Tohoku Agricultural Research Center, NARO
 
Apr 1999
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Mar 2012
NARO Hokkaido Agirucultural Research Center
 
Oct 1991
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Mar 1999
Researcher, Soil Survey and Classification, Soil Genesis and Classification, National Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences
 

Education

 
Apr 1989
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Mar 1991
Agricultural Engineering, Deapartment of Agriculture (postgraduate course), University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1986
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Mar 1989
Agricultural Engineering, Department of Agriculture, University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1986
Natural Sciences I, University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1980
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Mar 1983
Tokyo metropotitan Hakuo senior high school
 
Apr 1977
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Mar 1980
Adachi 14th Junior High School, Tokyo
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 2016
NARO RESEARCH PRIZE 2016, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO)
 

Published Papers

 
Xiaomeng Zhang, Takashi Inoue, Kunihiko Kato, Hayato Izumoto, June Harada, Da Wu, Hiroaki Sakuragi, Hidehiro Ietsugu & Yasuhide Sugawara
Environmental Technology      May 2016   [Refereed]
J. Harada, T. Inoue, K. Kato, H. Izumoto, X. Zhang, H. Sakuragi, D. Wu, H. Ietsugu, Y. Sugawara
Water Science and Technology   73(5) 1018-1024   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
X. Zhang, T. Inoue, K. Kato, J. Harada, H. Izumoto, D. Wu, H. Sakuragi, H. Ietsugu and Y. Sugawara
Water Science and Technology   73(1) 13-20   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Morio Tsuji, Kunihiko Kato, Fukumichi Kikuchi, Masashi Sasaki
Journal of Japan Society on Water Environment   38(5) 149-157   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
June Harada, Takashi Inoue, Kunihiko Kato, Nana Uraie, Hiroaki Sakuragi
Environmental science and pollution research international   22(11) 12861-12869   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Takato NAKAYAMA, Kunihiko KATO, Tetsuo MAOKA, Hideki TAKIZAWA, Hitoshi SASAKI, Takashi INOUE
Ann. Rept. Plant Prot. North Japan   64 40-45   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
K. Kato, T. Inoue, H. Ietsugu, H. Sasaki, J. Harada, K. Kitagawa and P. K. Sharma
Water Science & Technology   68(7) 1468-1476   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
The performance of six multistage hybrid constructed wetland systems was evaluated. The systems were designed to treat four kinds of high-content wastewater: dairy wastewater (three systems, average inflow content 2,400–5,000 mg·COD l−1, 3–6 years...
Sharma Pradeep Kumar, Takashi Inoue, Kato Kunihiko, Ietsugu Hidehiro, Tomita Kunihiko, Nagasawa Tetsuaki
Ecological engineering   57 216-225   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
A hybrid sub-surface constructed wetland (CW) system consisting of 2 gravel filled vertical sub-surface (VFa & VFb) beds, each 160 m(2) in size planted with Phragmites australis and a sand filled horizontal sub-surface (HF) bed, 336 m(2) in size, ...
Sharma Pradeep Kumar, Takashi Inoue, Kato Kunihiko, Ietsugu Hidehiro, Tomita Kunihiko, Nagasawa Tetsuaki
Ecological Engineering   53 257-266   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
This paper presents the effects of seasonal variations on the purification and removal efficiencies of a hybrid sub-surface CW system (VF-VF-HF) treating milking parlor wastewater at northern Hokkaido, Japan. VF(a) and VF(b) are gravel beds, each ...
Kato Kunihiko, Inoue Takashi, Ietsugu Hidehiro, Koba Toshinobu, Sasaki Hitoshi, Miyaji Naomichi, Kitagawa Katsuji, Sharma Pradeep K., Nagasawa Tetuaki
Ecological Engineering   51 256-263   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
The performance of six multi-stage hybrid wetland systems, which were designed and constructedfor treating high-content wastewater, was evaluated in the cold climate of Hokkaido, northern Japan.The systems were designed to treat four kinds of wast...
Initial phase efficacy of hybrid sub-surface constructed wetland system for the treatment of mixture of point source and non-point source load
(7) 21-26   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
P. K. Sharma, T. Inoue, K. Kato, H. Ietsugu, K. Tomita, T. Nagasawa
Water Practice and Technology   6(3)    Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Fujimura Yoshiyasu, Kato Kunihiko, Fujiwara Hideshi, Fujita Hiroko, Takenaka Makoto, Yanagiya Shuji, Nagata Osamu
Japanese Journal of Ecology   60(2) 157-168   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
We conducted a soil investigation to (1) describe the sedimentation history, (2) discuss the factors of sedimentation changes and (3) discuss the effects of sediment deposition on the sedimentation rate of the backswamp of the Kuchoro River in Jap...
ABE Kaoru, KATO Kunihiko, OZAKI Yasuo
Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly: JARQ   44(3) 231-242   2010   [Refereed]
Nitrogen and phosphorus loading of rural areas in Japan has recently exceeded environmental tolerance levels, thereby causing deterioration of aquatic environments. Rural areas need suitable low-energy, low-cost purification technologies. Vegetati...
Yoshiyasu Fujimura, Hiroko Fujita, Kunihiko Kato, Shuji Yanagiya
Plant Ecology   199(1) 115-124   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
FUJIMURA Yoshiyasu, FUJITA Hiroko, KATO Kunihiko, TAKENAKA Makoto, YANAGIYA Shuji
Ecology and civil engineering   9(2) 129-140   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
Obara H., Kato K., Hamazaki T., Nakai M., Chandrachai W., Patinavin S.and Sukchan S.
Japanese Society of Pedology   50(1) 14-28   Jun 2006   [Refereed]
Hamazaki Tadao, Obara Hiroshi, Kato Kunihiko, Matsumori Kenji, Nakai Makoto
Journal of the science of soil and manure, Japan   73(3) 279-285   Jun 2002   [Refereed]
The estimation methods of water holding capacities and material retention capacities of the soils, and the mapping methods of soil groupings and water conservation capacities were studied in a small watershed. The water conservation capacities of ...
Hamazaki Tadao, Obara Hiroshi, Kato Kunihiko, Matsumori Kenji, Nakai Makoto
Journal of the science of soil and manure, Japan   73(3) 271-278   Jun 2002   [Refereed]
Soils have not only functions in producing food and materials for human life but also functions in holding water and materials, conserving water quantity and quality in ground, river and lake. But until now there has been no available method that ...
HAMAZAKI Tadao, KATO Yoshitake, OBARA Hiroshi, KATO Kunihiko
ペドロジスト   44(1) 2-8   Jun 2000   [Refereed]
For paddy rice, the relationships between soil conditions (fundamental properties and depth of plow layer) and altitude difference (relative elevation), and cool summer damage were systematically analyzed, and the following results were obtained. ...
Kato Kunihiko, Obara Hiroshi, Nakai Makoto, Higashi Teruo
Journal of the science of soil and manure, Japan   71(2) 143-153   Apr 2000   [Refereed]
Three-hundred-and-sixty-six samples of recent alluvial surface soils collected in Japan were analyzed for total elemental composition. Inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES) was used to analyze 18 elements (Al, Ba, Ca, C...

Misc

 
Practical Application and Prospect of Constructed Wetland Systems for Wastewater Treatment in Japan and Vietnam
Hidehiro Ietsugu, Kunihiko Kato
46(11) 17-23   Nov 2017   [Invited]
Multi-stage subsurface flow constructed wetland systems for organic wastewater treatment with stable performance for long term including winter season
Kunihiko KATO, Takashi INOUE, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Morio TSUJI, Yasuhide SUGAWARA, Xiaomeng ZHANG, June HARADA, Hayato IZUMOTO, Kazuhiko AOKI
Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition   87(6) 467-471   Dec 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
MAEDA Morihiro, KOUNO Kenji, TANIYAMA Ichiro, UEZONO Ichiro, WAKIKADO Hidemi, KATO Kunihiko, INOUE Takashi, NAKAMURA Masato, ITAHASHI Sunao, YABE Mitsuyasu
83(2) 203-209   Apr 2012
KATO Kunihiko, IETSUGU Hidehiro, KOBA Toshinobu, TOMITA Kunihiko
77(5) 394-395   May 2009
Miscellaneous publication of the National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region   (67) 1-8   Dec 2008
Kobayashi S, Muraki M, Enoki H, Koinuma K, Kato K, Karasawa T, Nozoe T
(48) 39-40   Dec 2007
KATO Kunihiko
Journal of the Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering   74(7) 633-633   Jul 2006   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Performance evaluation of multistage constructed wetland systems combined with solid-liquid separation for animal manure treatment
K. Kato, H. Ietsugu, K. Kikuma, M. Tsuji, M. Sasaki, F. Kikuchi, N. Fukuju, K. Aoki and T. Inoue
16th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control (ICWS 2018)   30 Sep 2018   
Annual operation about hybrid subsurfaceflow constructed wetland combined with polymer flocculent for biogas power generation digestive juice
Morio TSUJI, Kunihiko KATO, Fukumichi KIKUCHI, Masashi SASAKI, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Michio NAKAMURA, Takayuki KOBAYASHI, Hisanori GOTO, Eiji TANAKA
15 Mar 2018   
Estimated and measured effluent water quality by subsurface flow constructed wetland systems for livestock manure treatment with solid and liquid separation
Kunihiko Kato
15 Mar 2018   
Estimation of seasonal and annual change of treatment performance with reference to temperature dependency for multistage hybrid wetland systems treating swine and dairy wastewater
Kunihiko Kato, Takashi Inoue, Hidehiro Ietsugu, Yasuhide Sugawara, Xiaomeng Zhang, Hayato Izumoto
15th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control   4 Sep 2016   
Dairy milking parlor wastewater treatment with combination of subsurface constructed wetlands and activated sludge method
Morio TSUJI, Kunihiko KATO, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Teruo KAWAMURA, Tsugumi SATO
The 50th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment 2016 in Tokushima   16 Mar 2016   
Seasonal change of ANAMMOX bacteria concentration in the hybrid constructed wetland system treating livestock wastewater
Miyoko WAKI, Tomoko YASUDA, Yasuyuki FUKUMOTO, Kunihiko KATO, Kazuhiko AOKI, YasuhideSUGAWARA, Takashi INOUE, Xiaomeng ZHANG, June HARADA, Hayato IZUMOTO, Hidehiro IETSUGU
The 50th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment 2016 in Tokushima   16 Mar 2016   
Estimation of Seasonal Change of Treatment Performance with Reference to Temperature Coefficient for
Kunihiko KATO, Takashi INOUE, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Yasuhide SUGAWARA, Xiaomeng ZHANG, Hayato IZUMOTO, Kazuhiko AOKI
The 50th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment 2016 in Tokushima   16 Mar 2016   
Estimation of Seasonal Change of Treatment Performance by Adjusting Temperature Coefficient for Hybrid Wetland Systems Treating Agricultural Wastewater in Cold Climate
Kunihiko Kato, Takashi Inoue, Hidehiro Ietsugu, Yasuhide Sugawara, June Harada, Xiaomeng Zhang, Hayato Izumoto
6th International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control (WETPOL), York, United Kingdom   13 Sep 2015   Cranfield University
Performance and cost evaluation of hybrid wetland systems for organic wastewater treatment in Hokkaido, northern Japan
Kunihiko Kato, Takashi Inoue, Hidehiro Ietsugu, Yasuhide Sugawara, June Harada, Katsuji Kitagawa, Hitoshi Sasaki, Hiroaki Sakuragi, Kazuhiko Aoki, Kenzo Miura
14th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Shanghai, China   12 Oct 2014   International Water Association
Performance and Cost of Hybrid Subsurface-flow Constructed Wetlands for Organic Wastewater Treatment
Kunihiko KATO, Takashi INOUE, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Yasuhide SUGAWARA, Katsuji KITAGAWA, Hitoshi SASAKI, June HARADA, Hiroaki SAKURAGI, Kazuhiko AOKI, Kenzo MIURA
The 48th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment 2014 in Sendai   17 Mar 2014   
Performance of Hybrid Subsurface-flow Constructed Wetlands for Treating Pig Farm Swine Urine
Kunihiko KATO, Takashi INOUE, Hiroaki SAKURAGI, WU Da, June HARADA, Mitsugu TOMIYAMA, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Katsuji KITAGAWA, Yasuhide SUGAWARA, Keiki OKAZAKI, Takuji NAKAMURA, Takuro SHINANO
The 47th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment 2013 in Osaka   11 Mar 2013   
Innovation of Sub-surface Flow Constructed Wetland System for Treating High Content Organic Wastewater
Kunihiko KATO, Takashi INOUE, Hidehiro IETSUGU, Takashi YOKOTA, Toshinobu KOBA, Hitoshi SASAKI, Tomomi GOTO, Katsuji KITAGAWA, Pradeep SHARMA, Naomichi MIYAJI
The 45th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment 2011 in Sapporo   18 Mar 2011   
Kobayashi Sohei, Muraki Masanori, Enoki Hiroyuki, Kato Kunihiko, Karasawa Toshihiko, Nozoe Takuhito
Japanese Journal of Crop Science Extra Issue   2007   

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