Takanobu Inoue

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Takanobu Inoue
Toyohashi University of Technology
Graduate School of Engineering
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2010
Professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, toyohashi University of Technology
Apr 2004
Mar 2010
Professor, Departmnt of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Toyohashi University of Engineering
Mar 2000
Mar 2004
Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, Gifu University
Apr 1994
Feb 2000
Senior Researcher, Water and soil Environmet, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Apr 1986
Mar 1994
Researcher, Water qnd soir Enviroment, National Institute for Environment Studies


Apr 1984
Mar 1986
Sanitery Engineering, graduate school of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Apr 1979
Mar 1984
Sanitary Engineering, Engineering, Hokkaido University

Awards & Honors

Jun 2017
Achievement Award, Japanese Society on Water Environment
Jun 2014
Paper award, Japanese Society on Water Environment

Published Papers

Response of river water chemistry to changing atmospheric environment and sulfur dynamics in a forested catchment in central Japan
Hiroyuki SaseE, M. Takahashi, K. Matsuda, K. Sato, T. Tanikawa, N. Yamashita, T. Ohizumi, T. Ishida, M. Kamisako, R. Kobayashi, S. Uchiyama,T. Saito, M. Morohashi, H. Fukuhara, S. Kaneko, T. Inoue, T. Yamada, C. Takenaka, I. Tayasu, T. Nakano, T. Hakamata, S. Ohta
Biogeochemistry   142(3) 357-374   May 2019   [Refereed]
Phosphorus bioavailability in riversflowing through contrasting land uses
James Mbabazi, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Makoto Saga
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering   7(2) 102960   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Analyzing the effect of industrial and agricultural wastewater on water quality ofthe Aidzumame River in Toyota city
Yoshitaka MATSUMOTO, Keisuke HARADA, Yoshika UNO, Makoto SAGA, Kuriko YOKOTA and Takanobu INOUE
Yahagigawa Research   23 1-12   2019   [Refereed]
Isrun, Muhammad Basir-Cyio, Imam Wahyudi, Uswah Hasanah, Syamsuddin Laude, Takanobu Inoue, Tomori Kawakami
Journal of Environmental Science and Technology   11 79-85   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Isrun et al. Background and Objective: Tithonia diversifolia (T. diversifolia) compost could be used for reducing the effect of mercury (Hg) poisoning on heavy metal contaminated soil. Land and plants in Poboya Mining, Central Sulawesi, hav...
Teuku Mahlil, Takanobu Inoue, Yoshitaka Matsumoto, Shinichi Aoki, Shigeru Kato, Kuriko Yokota, Ernawaty Rasul, Makoto Saga
Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences   50 548-565   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Published by ITB Journal Publisher. Eutrophication in an estuary occurs as an effect of the enrichment of nutrient inputs from rivers. This condition has become one of the most common environmental issues experienced around the globe and es...
Vanseng Chounlamany, Maria Antonia Tanchuling, Takanobu Inoue
International Journal of Environmental Studies      Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The Marikina River in the Philippines has been polluted by Payatas landfill leachate, and domestic and agricultural waste. This study monitored the water quality at five stati...
NAGAFUCHI Osamu, NAKAZAWA Koyomi, INOUE Takanobu, ELVINCE Rosana, KAWAKAMI Tomonori, OSAKA Ken'ichi, KANEFUJI Koji
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE   31(2) 43-58   2018   [Refereed]
<p>Artisanal small-gold mining using mercury amalgamation has increased in developing countries even now. Miners sell their gold to shops that are usually located in town, where the mercury gold amalgam is burned to evaporate the mercury without t...
Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Kuriko Yokota, Mbabazi James, Takanobu Inoue
Water and Environment Journal   31 492-497   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 CIWEM The concentration of bioavailable phosphorus (BAP), which is readily available to algae, has been reported to be important to the severity of eutrophication. Because time-consuming conventional methods have constrained sample processi...
Vanseng Chounlamany, Maria Antonia Tanchuling, Takanobu Inoue
Water Science and Technology   76 1510-1522   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 IWA Publishing Water Science & Technology. Payatas landfill in Quezon City, Philippines, releases leachate to the Marikina River through a creek. Multivariate statistical techniques were applied to study temporal and spatial variations in...
Muhammad Basir-Cyio, Mahfudz, Takanobu Inoue, Alam Anshary, Tomori Kawakami, Nurdin Rahman, Golar, Muhammad Rusydi, Muhammad Nur Ali, Muhammad Rizal Razman, Bohari
Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment   15 115-122   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017, World Food Ltd. and WFL Publishers. All rights reserved. This study aimed to assess the impact of the traditional gold mine management use of mercury in uncontrolled number on public health and agricultural land. This study used an observa...
Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering   5 2498-2507   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Eutrophication is a common problem in closed bodies of water areas during the summer. Recent reports have alleged that bioavailable phosphorus (BAP) in particulate forms contributes to eutrophication. However, current methods for quantifying parti...
Phytoplankton distribution in Mikawa Bay of Japan in relation to temperature and salinity variables
BONOROWO WETLANDS   7(1) 16-25   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Relating Food and Human Hair to Assess Mercury Exposure Levels in Poboya, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
MEGA M. Sari, Takanobu INOUE, Yoshitaka MATSUMOTO, and Kuriko YOKOTA
International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology   14(3) 463-472   2017   [Refereed]
Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota
Water Science and Technology: Water Supply   16 1745-1752   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
© IWA Publishing 2016.Several bioassays and chemical extraction methods have been proposed to quantify bioavailable phosphorus (BAP), but procedural and theoretical limitations have hindered their use. In this paper, we developed a method for P ex...
Koyomi Nakazawa, Osamu Nagafuchi, Tomonori Kawakami, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Yuka Serikawa, Basir Cyio, Rosana Elvince
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety   124 155-162   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier Inc.Emissions of elemental mercury, Hg(0), from artisanal small-scale gold mining activities accounted for 37% of total global Hg(0) emissions in 2010. People who live near gold-mining areas may be exposed to high concentrations of...
Mega M. Sari, Takanobu Inoue, Yoshitaka Matsumoto, Kuriko Yokota
Water Science and Technology   73 437-444   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 IWA Publishing.This research is comparative study of gold mining and non-gold mining areas, using four community vulnerability indicators. Vulnerability indicators are exposure degree, contamination rate, chronic, and acute toxicity. Each i...
Yoshitaka Matsumoto, Genki Nakanishi, Shiro Sagawa, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota
Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences   47 179-188   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Published by ITB Journal Publisher.Wando and tamari are water bodies in the floodplain of a river and play an important role in maintaining valuable ecosystems. There are over 100 wando and tamari in the middle and lower basin of the Kiso R...
Yoko Okubo, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Nguyen Minh Ngoc
Water Science and Technology   69 1205-1211   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
We investigated the availability of different forms of particulate soil phosphorus (P) to Microcystis aeruginosa by sequential extraction and bioassay. We cultured M. aeruginosa in media containing, as the sole source of P, soils sequentially extr...
RASUL Ernawaty, INOUE Takanubu, AOKI Shinichi, YOKOTA Kuriko, MATSUMOTO Yoshitaka, OKUBO Yoko
Jornal of Ecotechnology Research/International Association of Ecotechnology Research   17(3-4) 107-114   2014   [Refereed]
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE   26(2) 140-149   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
The investigations of the water quality of the Umeda River in the Aichi prefecture of Toyohashi city, were examined once a day for one year and more intensively at the time of 18 rainfall events to evaluate the annual runoff loads of the total nit...


環境技術   45(7) 348‐351   Jul 2016
治多伸介, 須戸幹, 江口定夫, 大久保卓也, 黒田久雄, 武田育郎, 藤原拓, 山本忠男, 人見忠良, 白谷栄作, 横田久里子, 井上隆信
水環境学会誌(Web)   38(4) 81-91 (J-STAGE)   2015   [Refereed]
水循環 貯留と浸透   (90) 14-19   Oct 2013
岩田杉夫, 遠藤忠嗣, 井上隆信
愛知県環境調査センター所報   (40) 15-24   Mar 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Variability of Bioavailable Phosphorus in Rivers Draining Through Different Land Uses
Mbabazi James、Inoue Takanobu、Yokota Kuriko、Saga Makoto
International Water Association World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018   Sep 2018   
The Water Quality of Surface Water and Groundwater in Qala-i-Naw city, Afghanistan
ASHKANI, Abdullah, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Makoto Saga
The Water and Environment Technology Conference 2018 (WET2018)   Jul 2018   
Variation in Particulate Bioavailable Phosphorus, Particulate Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Agricultural and Urban rivers
James Mbabazi, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Makoto Saga
The Water and Environment Technology Conference 2018 (WET2018)   Jul 2018   
大和天, 横田久里子, 井上隆信, 永淵修
日本水環境学会年会講演集   9 Mar 2018   
今泉陽輔, 横田久里子, 井上隆信, 嵯峨慎, 松本嘉孝
日本水環境学会年会講演集   9 Mar 2018   
hosphorus Bioavailability in Rivers during Base and Storm Flow Conditio
Mbabazi James,Inoue Takanobu,Yokota Kuriko,Saga Makoto
Mar 2018   
松本嘉孝, 原田佳祐, 張紗雪, 嵯峨慎, 横田久里子, 井上隆信
環境システム研究論文発表会講演集   21 Oct 2017   
Lim Jia Yen, Yoshitaka Matsumoto, Chee Su Yin, Hong Chern Wern, Takanobu Inoue, Akiko Usami, Eiji Iwatsuki, Akihiko Yagi
AIP Conference Proceedings   16 Oct 2017   
© 2017 Author(s). A study of the Water Quality Index (WQI) of rivers in Penang Island, Malaysia conducted by Universiti Sains Malaysia from October 2012 to January 2013 shows that almost all rivers in Penang Island were slightly polluted or pollut...
日本水環境学会シンポジウム講演集   26 Sep 2017   
Evaluation of Bioavailable Phosphorus in Suspended Sediments
James Mbabazi, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Makoto Saga
18th IWA International Conference on Diffuse Pollution & Eutrophication   Aug 2017   
Evaluation of Phytoplankton Growth in Estuary as Effect of Nutrients Inputs during Rainfall
Teuku Mahlil, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota, Makoto Saga
The Water and Environment Technology Conference 2017 (WET2017)   Jul 2017   
横田久里子, 井上隆信, 嵯峨誠, 東野翔, 大和天, 今泉陽輔, 矢野貴一, 松本嘉孝
日本水環境学会年会講演集   9 Mar 2017   
永淵修, 井上隆信, 川上智規, ELVINCE Rosana, 中澤暦
日本水環境学会年会講演集   9 Mar 2017   
Ultrasonic Treatment for Quantifying Bioavailable Phosphorus in Soil
Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Takanobu Inoue, Kuriko Yokota
International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane   Oct 2016   
日本水環境学会シンポジウム講演集   13 Sep 2016   
矢野貴一, 東野翔, 横田久里子, 井上隆信, 永淵修
日本水環境学会年会講演集   10 Mar 2016   
Ultrasonic extraction for quantifying bioavailable phosphorus in particulate form
Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Inoue Takanobu、Yokota Kuriko, Mbabazi James
Mar 2016   
佐瀬裕之, 高橋正通, 松田和秀, 佐藤啓市, 谷川東子, 山下尚之, 大泉毅, 石田卓也, 上迫正人, 小林亮, 内山重輝, 齋藤辰善, 諸橋将雪, 福原晴夫, 金子真司, 井上隆信, 山田俊郎, 竹中千里, 陀安一郎, 中野孝教, 袴田共之, 太田誠一
日本地球惑星科学連合大会予稿集(Web)   2016   
Long-term trend on stream water chemistry and sulfur budget in an acidified forested catchment in central Japan
H. Sase, M. Takahashi, K. Matsuda, K. Sato, T. Tanikawa,N. Yamashita, T. Ohizumi, T. Ishida, M. Kamisako, R. Kobayashi, S. Uchiyama, T. Saito, M. Morohashi, H. Fukuhara, S. Kaneko, T. Inoue, T. Yamada,, C. Takenaka, T. Nakano,T. Hakamata, S. Ohta
9th International Conference on Acid Deposition   Oct 2015   
Ecological simulation to estimate influences of nutrient inputs from Umeda River in Atsumi Bay
Teuku Mahlil, Takanobu Inoue, Shigeru Kato, Kuriko Yokota, Ernawaty Rasul, Shinichi Aoki, Yoshitaka Matsumoto
17th IWA International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication   Sep 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Water Quality Analysis of Fresh Water