OGUCHI Takashi

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OGUCHI Takashi
The University of Tokyo
Center for Spatial Information Science at the University of Tokyo, Division of Spatial Information Analysis, Oguchi Lab.
Job title
Vice-Director, Professor
Master of Science(The University of Tokyo), Doctor of Science(The University of Tokyo)
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Director, Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo
Geoderma Regional (Elsevier), Editorial Board Member:
Professor, University of Tokyo
Open Geology Journal (Bentham Science), Editorial Board Member:
Geography Compass (Blackwell), Editorial Board Member:
Geographical Research (Blackwell), Member of International Advisory Board:
Geomorphology (Elsevier), Co-Editor-in-Chief:
Catena (Elsevier), Editorial Board Member:
Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Memphis, USA
Associate Professor, University of Tokyo


Graduate School, Division of Science, The University of Tokyo
Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

International Association of Geomophologisits Steering Committee Member
International Association of Geomorphologists  Working group member
International Geographical Union  Commission member
International Geographical Union Commission Chair

Published Papers

Progress in Earth and Planetary Science   6    2019   [Refereed]
Arabian Journal of Geosciences   11    2018   [Refereed]
Landscape and Ecological Engineering   14 231-243   2018   [Refereed]
Environmental earth sciences   77    2018   [Refereed]
Progress in Earth and Planetary Science   4    2017   [Refereed]
Landslides   14 1235-1240   2017   [Refereed]
Landslides   14 1031-1041   2017   [Refereed]
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementary Issues   61 199-212   2017   [Refereed]
International Geology Review   58 1693-1722   2016   [Refereed]
International Journal of Geosciences   7    2016   [Refereed]
Progress in Earth and Planetary Science   2    2015   [Refereed]
Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design   42 930-950   2015   [Refereed]
Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences   26 227-239   2015   [Refereed]
Earth-Science Reviews   135 1-16   2014   [Refereed]
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation   27B 137-146   2014   [Refereed]
Morphometric analysis of drainage basins in the western Arabian Peninsula using multivariate statistics.
International Journal of Geosciences
5 527-539   2014   [Refereed]
Morphometric analyses of Danxia landforms in relation to bedrock geology: a case of Mt. Danxia, Guangdong Province, China
The Open Geology Journal   7 54-62   2013   [Refereed]
Crevasse splays and channels in the lower reaches of the Kizu River, Southern Kyoto, central Japan
Transactions Japanese Geomorphological Union   32 172-178   2011   [Refereed]
International Journal of Remote Sensing   32 9279-9305   2011   [Refereed]
Journal of Geography in Higher Education   34 493-509   2010   [Refereed]
Geomorphology   111 27-37   2009   [Refereed]
Geographical Research   47 175-191   2009   [Refereed]
Longitudinal and transverse profiles of hilly and mountainous watersheds in Japan
Geomorphology   111 17-26   2009   [Refereed]
Geology   37 787-790   2009   [Refereed]
Geophysical Research Letters   35    2008   [Refereed]
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education   17 298-306   2008   [Refereed]
Lower limit of alluvial-fan slopes in Japan
Occasional Paper of Department of Geography, Saitama University   27 36-45   2007
Lower limit of alluvial-fan slopes in Japan
Occasional Paper of Department of Geography Saitama University   27 36-45   2007   [Refereed]
Sedimentological analysis of Tell al-Abr deposits, Syria
Memoires Association pour la Promotion de l'Histoire et de l'Archeologie Orientales Leuven   4 443-453   2006   [Refereed]
Sedimentological analysis of Tell al-'Abr deposits, Syria
Mémoires, Association pour la Promotion de l’Histoire et de l’Archéologie Orientales, Leuven   4 443-453   2006
Geomorphology   78(1-2) 77-89   2006   [Refereed]
Geomorphology   70 147-162   2005   [Refereed]
Computers & Geosciences   29 885-891   2003   [Refereed]
An online database of Polish towns and historical landscapes using an Internet map server
Geographia Polonica   75 109-115   2002   [Refereed]
Fluvial Geomorphology and Palaeohydrology in Japan
Geomorphology   39 3-19   2001   [Refereed]
Large-scale landforms and hillslope processes in Japan and Korea
Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union   22 321-336   2001   [Refereed]
Geographical Review of Japan   74B 187-198   2001   [Refereed]
Effects of geology on slope angles in the Southern Japanese Alps: A GIS approach
Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union   22 827-836   2001   [Refereed]
The Science of the Total Environment   251-252 9-28   2000   [Refereed]
Soil erosion analysis and modelling : a review
Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union   21 413-429   2000   [Refereed]
Geographical Review of Japan   72B 181-192   1999   [Refereed]
Prehistoric occupations at Tell Kosak Shamali, the Upper Euphrates, Syria.
Akkadica   113 13-68   1999   [Refereed]
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes   9 285-294   1998   [Refereed]
Drainage density and relative relief in humid steep mountains with Frequent slope failure
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms   22 107-120   1997   [Refereed]
Journal of Quaternary Science   12 381-390   1997   [Refereed]
Climatological and hydrological controls on the magnitude of post-glacial gullying in Japanese mountains
Komazawa Journal of Geography   33 145-156   1997
Hypsometry of the Japanese Islands based on the 11.25"×7.5" digital elevation model
Bulletin of the Department of Geography, University of Tokyo   29 1-9   1997
Hillslope failure and sediment yield in Japanese regions with different storm intensity
Bulletin of the Department of Geography, University of Tokyo   28 45-54   1996
Factors affecting the magnitude of post-glacial hillslope incision in Japanese mountains
Catena   26 171-186   1996   [Refereed]
River processes after rapid valley-filling due to large landslides
Goejournal   38 339-344   1996   [Refereed]
Late Quaternary hillslope erosion rates in Japanese mountains estimated from landform classification and morphometry
Zeitsuhrift fur Geomorphologie Neue Folge Supplementary Band   106 169-181   1996   [Refereed]
Geographical Review of Japan   68B 151-165   1995   [Refereed]
Analysis of relationships among alluvial an area, source basin area, basin slope, and sediment yield.
Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, Neue Folge   38 405-420   1994   [Refereed]
Late Quaternary geomorphic development of mountain river basins based on landform classification : the Kitakami region, northeast Japan.
Bulletin of the Department of Geography, the University of Tokyo   26,15-32    1994
Geographical Review of Japan   67B 81-100   1994   [Refereed]
Responses of Drainage Basins to the Pleistocene-Holocene Climatic Change : Japan and other mid-latitude regions
Bulletin of the Department of Geography, University of Tokyo   24    1992

Books etc

Effects of tsunami wave erosion on natural landscapes: Examples from the 2011 Tohoku-oki Tsunami (in: Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned; Environmental and Societal Significance. Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research)
Springer   2014   
Present research frontiers in Geomorphology. (in: Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 1)
Academic Press   2013   
Remote data in fluvial geomorphology: Characteristics and applications. (in: Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 9)
Academic Press   2013   
Digital terrain modeling. (in: Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 3)
Academic Press   2013   
Fluvial surfaces along the Khabur River near Tell Seker al-Aheimar and their palaeoenvironmental implications (in: Neolithic Archaeology in the Khabur Valley, Upper Mesopotamia and Beyond).
ex oriente e.V.   2013   
Geographical Information Systems in geomorphology. (in: The SAGE Handbook of Geomorphology)
Sage Publication   2011   
Mt. Fuji – A beautiful symmetric stratovolcano (in: Geomorphological Landscapes of the World)
Springer   2010   
Alluvial fan
Trimble, S. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Water Science. Marcel Dekker   2005   
GIS and mountain hazards. (in: Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology)
Springer-Verlag   2004   
Surficial geologic tools in fluvial geomorphology (in: Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology)
John Wiley and Sons   2003   
Geomorphological and environmental settings of Tell Kosak Shamali, Syria (in: Tell Kosak Shamali, the Archaeological Investigations on the Upper Euphrates, Syria)
Oxbow Books   2001   
Mid Holocene floods of the Syrion Euphrates inferred from "tell" sediments
Palaeohydrology and Enviromental Change, Wiley   1998   
Average erosional conditions of Japanese mountains estimated from the frequency and magnitude of landslides.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Forest Hydrology, Tokyo   1994   


Geomorphological and Geological Survey in Northwestern Syria
Geomorphological Survey in Malaysia
GIS Research in the USA
GIS Research in the UK
Environmental Research in Poland

Research Grants & Projects

Study on Fluvial Systems
Cooperative Research
Study on Andytical Methods of Spatial Information
Cooperative Research
Study on Landform Development
Cooperative Research
GIS Analysis of the Environment
Cooperative Research

Awards & Honors

Excellent Paper Award for Young Geographers (Association of Japanese Geographers)
Citation in Marquis Who's Who in the World