Morimoto Takehiro

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Aug 8, 2019 at 02:40
Morimoto Takehiro
University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Job title
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Philosophy(in Science)(University of Tsukuba)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1992
Mar 1994
Fellow, the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science(PD)
May 1994
Mar 1996
Research Associate, University of Tsukuba
Apr 1996
Assistant professor, University of Tsukuba


First Cluster of College, University of Tsukuba
Apr 1986
Mar 1992
Graduate School, Division of Earth Science, University of Tsukuba

Published Papers

Dissanayake, DMSLB;Morimoto, Takehiro;Yuji, Murayama;Ranagalage, Manjula
Sustainability   11(8)    Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Urbanization has bloomed across Asia and Africa of late, while two centuries ago, it was confined to developed regions in the largest urban agglomerations. The changing urban landscape can cause irretrievable changes to the biophysical environment...
「地理総合」とGIS(地理情報システム) : 企画趣旨・GIS講習会の開催 (日本地理学会第31回地理教育公開講座報告)
新地理 = The new geography   65(2) 80-82   Aug 2017
Morimoto, Takehiro;Lianxiao
Sustainability   11(2) 529   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Tokyo is located in a lowland area that is vulnerable to flooding. Due to global climate change, the scalability and frequency of flooding is increasing. On the other hand, population aging and family structural changes, as well as the lack of ada...
Ranagalage, Manjula;Estoque, Ronald C.;Handayani, Hepi H.;Zhang, Xinmin;Morimoto, Takehiro;Tadono, Takeo;Murayama, Yuji
Sustainability   10(7) 2366   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
The horizontal two-dimensional (2D) urban land use approach is not sufficient to trace rapid changes in urban environment. Hence, a three-dimensional (3D) approach that is different from the traditional geographical method is necessary to understa...
Dissanayake, DMSLB;Morimoto, Takehiro;Ranagalage, Manjula
Modeling Earth Systems and Environment   5(1) 291-306   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Water based soil erosion is a serious socio-economic and environmental problem across the world especially in the tropical region. Assessing the soil erosion quantitatively and spatially provides information to prioritize the soil conservation are...

Books etc

Sustainability of Rural Systems: Balancing Heritage and Innovation
森本,健弘 (Part:Contributor, Regional Consequences of Innovations in Konjac Growing in Japan)
Atelier des Presses   Dec 2016   ISBN:9782930772189
世界地名大辞典 第9巻 中南アメリカ
森本,健弘 (Part:Contributor, シントマールテン島)
朝倉書店   Nov 2014   
世界地名大辞典 第9巻 中南アメリカ
森本,健弘 (Part:Contributor, オラニェスタット)
朝倉書店   Nov 2014   
世界地名大辞典 第9巻 中南アメリカ
森本,健弘 (Part:Contributor, アルバ島)
朝倉書店   Nov 2014   
世界地名大辞典 第9巻 中南アメリカ
森本,健弘 (Part:Contributor, キュラソー島)
朝倉書店   Nov 2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

Geospatial data gathering using cloud-GIS and smartphones: its advantages and significance
Morimoto, Takehiro
Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016   22 May 2016   Japan Geoscience Union
Geospatial data gathering using cloud-GIS and smartphones: its advantages and significance
Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016   22 May 2016   Japan Geoscience Union
2015年日本地理学会秋季学術大会   18 Sep 2015   
Spatial pattern of agriculture using GIS and small area statistics
日本地球惑星科学連合2014年大会   28 Apr 2014   
Analysis of cultivation abandonment in central Japan by composing grid square statistics using GIS
International Geographical Union Regional Conference 2013 Kyoto   4 Aug 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

Urban Heat Island in Rapidly Growing Megacities of Developing Counries: Causes and Forecast
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Murayama, Yuji
Regional systems in management of farmland
Geographical study on cultivation abandonment