Sasaki, Naoko

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Sasaki, Naoko
Kyoto Prefectural University
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences (MC and DC)
Job title
Visiting researcher
Ph. D (Agriculture)
Other affiliation
Kyoto Sangyo University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2014
Part-time lecturer, Ryukoku University
Apr 2014
Mar 2016
Part-time lecturer, Mukogawa Woman's University
Apr 2013
Sep 2014
Part-time lecturer, Kyoto Tachibana University
Apr 2012
Visiting Researcher, Kyoto Prefectural University
Apr 2011
Part-time lecturer, Kyoto Sangyo University
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Visiting researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Mar 2009
Apr 2009
Visiting Fellow, The Australian National University
Apr 2006
Mar 2011
Project Research Fellow, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Apr 2005
Mar 2006
Technical Assistant, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Published Papers

Pollen production of six species of Poaceae - baseline information toward quantitative reconstruction of vegetation in Japan
Wada, S., Sasaki, N., Takahara, H. and Sugita, S.
Japanese Journal of Palynology   63(2) 37-51   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Hyodo, F., Kuwae, M., Sasaki, N., Hayashi, R., Makino, W., Kusaka, S., Tsugeki, N. K., Ishida, S., Ohtsuki, H., Omoto, K. and Urabe, J.
Organic Geochemistry   103 125-135   2017   [Refereed]
Berglund, B.E., Kitagawa, J., Lagerås, P., Nakamura, K., Sasaki, N. & Yasuda, Y.
AMBIO   43(5) 559-578   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Shu, Jun-Wu, Sasaki, N., Takahara, H. and Hase, Y.
Vegetation History and Archaeobotany   22(4) 285-298   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Daniau, A.-L., Bartlein, P. J., Harrison, S. P., Prentice, I. C., Brewer, S., Friedlingstein, P., Harrison-Prentice, T. I., Inoue, J., Izumi, K., Marlon, J. R., Mooney, S., Power, M. J., Stevenson, J., Tinner, W., Andrič, M., Atanassova, J., Behling, H., Black, M., Blarquez, O., Brown, K. J., Carcaillet, C., Colhoun, E. A., Colombaroli, D., Davis, B. A. S., D’Costa, D., Dodson, J., Dupont, L., Eshetu, Z., Gavin, D. G., Genries, A., Haberle, S., Hallett, D. J., Hope, G., Horn, S. P., Kassa, T. G., Katamura, F., Kennedy, L. M., Kershaw, P., Krivonogov, S., Long, C., Magri, D., Marinova, E., McKenzie, G. M., Moreno, P. I., Moss, P., Neumann, F. H., Norström, E., Paitre, C., Rius, D., Roberts, N., Robinson, G. S., Sasaki, N., Scott, L., Takahara, H., Terwilliger, V., Thevenon, F., Turner, R., Valsecchi, V. G., Vannière, B., Walsh, M., Williams, N. and Zhang, Y.
GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES   26(4) GB4007   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Sasaki, N. and Takahara, H.
Quaternary International   254 3-11   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Kawano, T., Sasaki, N., Hayashi, T. and Takahara, H.
Quaternary International   254 18-27   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Hase, Y., Iwauchi, A., Uchikoshiyama, U., Noguchi, E. and Sasaki, N.
Quaternary International   254 107-117   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Sasaki, N., Takahara, H., Yumoto, T.
Chikyu-kankyo   16(2) 115-127   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
Sasaki, N., Yoshioka, T., Ogawa, A., Katsuyama, M., Hino, S. and Takahara, H.
Japanese Journal of Palynology   56(1) 31-43   Jun 2010   [Refereed]
A reconstruction of the vegetation during the last 50 years for the Lake Shumarinai watershed, northern Hokkaido, Japan was carried out using pollen data from a sediment core. The average sedimentation rate was estimated as ca. 3mm year^<-1> based...
Miyabuchi, Y., Sugiyama, S. and Sasaki, N.
Journal of Geography (Chigaku Zasshi)   119(1) 17-32   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Holocene environmental changes and vegetation history are constructed using phytolith and macroscopic-charcoal analyses of a 23-m-deep drilling core obtained at the Senchomuta marsh in Asodani Valley, northern part of Aso caldera, SW Japan. An int...
Kawano, T., Takahara, H., Nomura, T., Shibata, H., Uemura, S., Sasaki, N. and Yoshioka, T.
The Quaternary research (Daiyonki-kenkyu)   46(5) 413-426   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
Sasaki, N., Kawano, T., Takahara, H. and Sugita, S.
Japanese Journal of Historical Botany   13(1) 35-40   Dec 2004   [Refereed]
Seasonal scatology of wolves along the Dempster Highway, northwestern Canada: an introduction of pollen analysis for dating old scats
Ueda, S., Sasaki, N. and Sweda, T.
POLAR BIOSCIENCE   17 95-105   Feb 2004   [Refereed]
Forest cover classification using Landsat Thematic Mapper data for areal expansion of line LAI estimate generated through airborne laser profiler
Sasaki, N., Takejima, K., Kusakabe, T. and Sweda, T.
POLAR BIOSCIENCE   14 110-121   Feb 2001   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Human impacts on vegetation during the late Holocene in the Chugoku Mountains, western Japan.
Sasaki, N., Ikeda, A., Takahara, H., Hayashi, R., Miyoshi, M. and Nishimoto, T.
The joint congress of the 14th International Palynological Congress (IPC-XIV 2016) & the 10th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference (IOPC-X 2016)   Oct 2016   
REVEALS-based reconstruction of the past regional vegetation in Tango peninsula, Japan: Use of pollen productivity estimates independent of dispersal models.
Sasaki, N., Takahara, T., Hayashi, R., Hjelle, K. and Sugita, S.
The joint congress of the 14th International Palynological Congress (IPC-XIV 2016) & the 10th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference (IOPC-X 2016)   Oct 2016   
Impacts of ancient manufacture on vegetation during the late Holocene in the Seto Inland Sea region, Japan: examples of salt and iron productions.
Sasaki, N., Murakami, Y., Makibayashi, K., Hayashi, R. and Takahara, H.
9th European Palaeobotany and Palynology Conference   Aug 2014   
Late Holocene human impact on vegetation in Kyoto Basin, Japan: comparison of palaeoecological records with archaeological and historical data. [Invited]
Sasaki, N. and Takahara, H.
IGBP-PAGES workshop “Holocene land-cover change in Eastern Asia for climate modeling”   Oct 2012   
Fire and vegetation history during the last 25,000 years in the Kyoto basin and the Tamba Mountains, western Japan
Sasaki, N. and Takahara, H.
XVIII INQUA (International Union for Quaternary Research) Congress   Jul 2011   
Late Holocene history of semi-natural grassland in south-western Japan based on pollen and charcoal records
Sasaki, N., Nakano, N., Tamura, N. and Takahara, H.
12th International Palynological Congress (IPC-XII 2008) and 8th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference (IOPC-VIII 2008)   Sep 2008   
Fire and human impacts on vegetation changes during the Holocene in the northern part of Kyoto
Sasaki, N., Takahara, H. and Kishimoto, G.
XVII INQUA (International Union for Quaternary Research) Congress   Aug 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

Land-use/vegetation changes in Bekanbeushi-river watershed since the Meiji period
Town of Akkeshi: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research of Lake Akkeshi and Bekanbeushi Wetland
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Sasaki, Naoko