Kubota Yasuhiro

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Name
Kubota Yasuhiro
E-mail
kubota_ysci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp
Affiliation
University of the Ryukyus
Section
Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry, Biology, and Marine Science
Job title
Professor
Research funding number
50295234
Twitter ID
@bio_cb_japan
ORCID ID
0000-0002-5723-4962

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Mar 2007
   
 
- , University of the Ryukyus, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Biology, and Marine Science, Associate Professor
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jan 2019
The International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS) Editors Award, The International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS)
 
Yasuhiro Kubota receives the Award for the paper Kubota, Y., Kusumoto, B., Shiono, T., & Ulrich, W. (2018). Environmental filters shaping angiosperm tree assembly along climatic and geographic gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science, 29, 607–618....

Published Papers

 
Joona Lehtomäki, Buntarou Kusumoto, Takayuki Shiono, Takayuki Tanaka, Yasuhiro Kubota, Atte Moilanen
Diversity and Distributions      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Thomas J. Matthews, Michael K. Borregaard, Colin S. Gillespie, François Rigal, Karl I. Ugland, Rodrigo Ferreira Krüger, Roberta Marques, Jon P. Sadler, Paulo A. V. Borges, Yasuhiro Kubota, Robert J. Whittaker
Methods in Ecology and Evolution      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Werner Ulrich, Ryosuke Nakadai, Thomas J. Matthews, Thomas J. Matthews, Thomas J. Matthews, Yasuhiro Kubota
Ecological Complexity   36 110-116   Dec 2018
© 2018 The study of species abundance distributions (SADs) needs a precise modeling of their drivers and ecological implications. We introduce the two-parameter Weibull distribution as a versatile tool to fit various kinds of observed SADs and to ...
Takashina N, Kusumoto B, Kubota Y, Economo EP
Journal of theoretical biology   461 170-188   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Nagahama Ai, Kubota Yasuhiro, Satake Akiko
ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH   33(5) 1059-1068   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Saihanna Saihanna, Tanaka Tomoe, Okamura Yu, Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Hirao Toshihide, Kubota Yasuhiro, Murakami Masashi
ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH   33(5) 1011-1017   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Shiono Takayuki, Kusumoto Buntarou, Yasuhara Moriaki, Kubota Yasuhiro
GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY   27(7) 865-874   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Kubota Yasuhiro, Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Ulrich Werner
JOURNAL OF VEGETATION SCIENCE   29(4) 607-618   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Y. Kubota, Y. Kubota, B. Kusumoto, T. Shiono, W. Ulrich
Oecologia   187 245-253   May 2018
© 2018, Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature. Species assembly patterns of local communities are shaped by the balance between multiple abiotic/biotic filters and dispersal that both select individuals from species pools at the re...
Ulrich Werner, Kubota Yasuhiro, Piernik Agnieszka, Gotelli Nicholas J.
JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY   106(3) 865-876   May 2018   [Refereed]
Ulrich Werner, Kubota Yasuhiro, Kusumoto Buntarou, Baselga Andres, Tuomisto Hanna, Gotelli Nicholas J.
GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY   27(4) 395-399   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
久保田康裕, 久保田康裕, 楠本聞太郎, 楠本聞太郎, 藤沼潤一, 塩野貴之
日本生態学会誌   67(3) 267‐286-286   Nov 2017
© 2017, Tohoku University. All rights reserved. Systematic conservation planning (SCP) provides a decision-support framework for biodiversity conservation for multistakeholder deliberation. The core concept for designing protected area (PA) networ...
Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Konoshima Masashi, Yoshimoto Atsushi, Tanaka Takayuki, Kubota Yasuhiro
ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH   32(3) 299-311   May 2017   [Refereed]
Kubota Yasuhiro, Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Tanaka Takayuki
ECOGRAPHY   40(3) 436-447   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Ulrich Werner, Baselga Andres, Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Tuomisto Hanna, Kubota Yasuhiro
GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY   26(1) 1-5   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Kusumoto Buntarou, Baba Akihiro, Fujii Shin-jiro, Fukasawa Hisakazu, Honda Megumi, Miyagi Yuta, Nanki Daisuke, Osako Takeharu, Shinohara Hikaru, Shiono Takayuki, Kubota Yasuhiro
ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH   31(5) 645-654   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Aakala Tuomas, Shimatani Kenichiro, Abe Toshihiro, Kubota Yasuhiro, Kuuluvainen Timo
OIKOS   125(7) 1035-1043   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Ulrich Werner, Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Kubota Yasuhiro
JOURNAL OF VEGETATION SCIENCE   27(2) 295-305   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Kubota Yasuhiro, Kusumoto Buntarou, Shiono Takayuki, Ulrich Werner, Jabot Franck
OIKOS   125(2) 237-244   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Hirao Toshihide, Kubota Yasuhiro, Murakami Masashi
JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY   42(8) 1418-1430   Aug 2015   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Saihanna Saihanna, Tomoe Tanaka, Yu Okamura, Buntarou Kusumoto, Takayuki Shiono, Toshihide Hirao, Yasuhiro Kubota, Yasuhiro Kubota, Masashi Murakami
Ecological Research   33 1019   Sep 2018
© 2018, The Author(s). The article “A paradox of latitudinal leaf defense strategies in deciduous and evergreen broadleaved trees”, written by Saihanna Saihanna, Tomoe Tanaka, Yu Okamura, Buntarou Kusumoto, Takayuki Shiono, Toshihide Hirao, Yasuhi...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Large-scale species diversity pattern of stony coral assemblage: understanding biodiversity shortfalls [Invited]
Kubota Yasuhiro
6th Taiwan-Japan Ecology Workshop   Nov 2018   
Biodiversity estimation in space and time
Kubota Yasuhiro
Biodiversity estimation in space and time: macroecological perspective of community assembly and diversity patterns   Oct 2018   
Global-scale diversity estimate of woody Leguminosae species: disentangling taxonomic data bias and macroecological patterns [Invited]
Kubota Yasuhiro
7th International Legume Conference   Sep 2018   
深谷肇一, 楠本聞太郎, 塩野貴之, 藤沼潤一, 久保田康裕
統計関連学会連合大会講演報告集   Sep 2018   
Taxonomic diversity pattern of tropical woody plant species across the globe
Junichi Fujinuma, Yasuhiro Kubota et al.
the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation   Jul 2018   
Species pool properties tell historical diversification processes: species abundance, phylogenetic and functional structure of woody plants on East Asian archipelago [Invited]
Kubota Yasuhiro
61st Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science   Jul 2018   
Environmental drivers of canopy gap geometry: a meta-analysis of gap disturbance regimes across forest biomes
Junichi Fujinuma
5th European Congress of Conservation Biology · ECCB 2018   Jun 2018   
Global-scale assessment of forest management impacts on biodiversity patterns
Buntaro Kusumoto, Kubota Yasuhiro et al.
5th European Congress of Conservation Biology · ECCB 2018   Jun 2018   
Inference of macro-scale species abundance: revealing hidden properties of the regional species pool
Fukaya K., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Fujinuma J. & Kubota Y
International Biogeographical Society (IBS) meeting 2018. Évora, Portugal   20 Mar 2018   
Latitudinal range shift response to Cenozoic climate change in East Asian woody plants
Shiono T., Kusumoto B., Yasuhara M. & Kubota Y
In Climate Change Biogeography, International Biogeography Society meeting. Évora, Portugal   20 Mar 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Economic analysis of forest ecosystem services induced by spread dynamics through the discrete optimization framework
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2022
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
JSPS: Dispatching Young Researchers Abroad
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
Platform construction for hierarchical structure analysis of large scale spatio-temporal data and its application
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017
Systematic conservation planning of protected area based on optimization theory
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
Systematic conservation planning of protected area is a promising approach for enhancing effectiveness of biodiversity conservation. Protected area that restricts economic activity is regarded as social cost. Therefore, it is essential to maximize...
Forest management of boreal forests based on ecological processes related to disturbance regimes
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
The aim of this study is to device forest managements in boreal forests of North America and Northern Europe, based on ecological processes related to disturbance regimes. In order to quantify dispersal limitation and environmental filtering effec...
Impacts of typhoon disturbances on biodiversity and ecosystem functions in a subtropical insular ecosystem.
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2009 - 2012    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
"The purpose of this project is to investigate the impacts of typhoon disturbance on biodiversity and ecosystem functions in a subtropical forest in the Ryukyu Archipelago. Specifically, we focused on the following issues:
1) the response of taxon...
The mechanisms of community assembly based on spatial coalescent theory.
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: 2010 - 2011    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
Sessile organisms demonstrate a variety of spatial assembly patterns, which are a result of demographic processes interacting with abiotic conditions. Determining factors are propagule dispersal and environmental gradients in a space ; a plant is ...
Processes of degeneration black spruce boreal forest and development of ericaceous heath as an alternate stable state
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: 2006 - 2007    Investigator(s): Kubota Yasuhiro
This paper formulates the inhomogeneous Neyman-Scott process so as to include both the inhomogeneous Poisson process and the Neyman-Scott process as specific cases, and derives the analytical expression of its Palm likelihood. This enables us to c...