MASUMOTO Takao

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Name
MASUMOTO Takao
Affiliation
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Section
Institute for Rural Engineering,NARO
Job title
Director
Degree
Doctor of Agricultural Science(Kyoto University, Japan)
Other affiliation
University of Tsukuba

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Professor, Faculty of Bioresource Science, Akita Prefectural University
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2018
Director, Division of Regional Resources Engineering, Institute for Rural Engineering, NARO
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2016
Director, Research Division for Regional & Renewable Resources Engineering, National Institute for Rural Engineering (NIRE), NARO
 
2011
 - 
Mar 2013
: Chief Researcher, Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Management, NIRE, NARO
 
2010
 - 
Today
: Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Science, Tsukuba University
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2018
"Study on Basin-scale Modeling of Agricultural Water Use and Natural, Anthropogenic Changes of Water Circulation", JAICABE Award 2018, Japan Association of International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
 
Nov 2016
“Modeling and systematic practices of sustainable agricultural water use in paddies based on regional climate, topography, environments and customaries, and its international dissemination”, Niigata International Food Award (Sano Touzaburo Special Prize), Niigata International Food Award Foundation
 
2014
Assessment of Combined Impact of Climate Change and Water Resources Development on Hydrological Cycle in the Nam Ngum River Basin, Excellent Paper Award, Japanese Society of Drainage, Irrigation and Rural Engineering (JSDIRE)
Winner: Kudo, Ryoji, Takao Masumoto, Naoki Horikawa, Takeo Yoshida
 
2012
PAWEES International Award, “Develop. of a Distributed Water Circul. Model Incorporating Agri. Water Use and its International Dissemination as an Adaptive Technology for Climate Change”, by The International Society of Paddy and Water Environmental Engr
 
2012
Excellent Technology Award, "Proposal of Basin-wide Irrigation Planning in Extremely Data Scarce Areas", by the Japanese Society of Drainage, Irrigation and Rural Engineering (JSDIRE)
Winner: NGAGAI, Kaoru, WATANABE, Masahiko, IHARA, Akihiko, and MASUMOTO Takao
 

Published Papers

 
Sequential screening of information related to agricultural water use in modelling watersheds experiencing substantial human influences ―Application of distributed water circulation model to Kinu River Watershed―
Miyajima, Mariko, Takeo Yoshida, Koji Morita, Kaoru Murayama, Norio Nawa and Takao Masumoto
Journal of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering   307 I_185-I_195   2018   [Refereed]
Assessment of Regional Flood Risk and its Uncertainty due to Heavy Rainfall in Low-lying Paddies
Minakawa, Hiroki, Kazumi Ikeyama, Iwao Kitagawa and Takao Masumoto
Journal of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering   307 I_175-I_184   2018   [Refereed]
Evaluation Method of the Probability of Heavy Rainfall Intensity Based on the Projection Uncertainties of Climate Scenarios
Minakawa, Hiroki, Ryoji Kudo and Takao Masumoto
Journal of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering   307 I_163-I_173   2018   [Refereed]
Kudo, Ryoji, Takeo Yoshida, Takao Masumoto
Journal of Hydrology   548 196-207   2017   [Refereed]
Kudo, Ryoji, Takeo Yoshida and Takao Masumoto
Hydrological Research Letters   11(1) 31-36   2017   [Refereed]
Nationwide Map of Climate Change Impact on Agrarian Water Use and Irrigation Facilities in Japan and its Uncertainty, Applied Hydrology
Kudo, Ryoji, Takeo Yoshida, Naoki Horikawa, Takao Masumoto and Norio Nawa
Applied Hydrology   28 11-20   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Vongphet, Jutithep, Takao Masumoto, Hiroki Minakawa and Ryoji Kudo
Irrigation and Drainage   66(1) 60-70   2017   [Refereed]
Water Resources, Floods, and the Agro-Environment of Monsoon Asia: description and future applications of the DWCM-AgWU model
MASUMOTO Takao
NIAES Series, The Challenges of Agro-Environmental Research in Monsoon Asia,” K. Yagi and C. G. Kuo (Editors)   No.6 205-226   2016   [Refereed]
Estimation Method of Flood Damage on Rice Paddies for Watershed Management as Flood Risk Mitigation
Minakawa Hiroki, Kitagawa Iwao and Masumoto Takao
Journal of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering   303 (84-3) I_271-I_279   2016   [Refereed]
Masumoto, Takao, Takeo Yoshida and Ryoji Kudo
Irrigation and Drainage   65(S1) 22-30   2016   [Refereed]
Yoshida, Takeo, Takao Masumoto, Naoki Horikawa, Ryoji Kudo, Hiroki Minakawa and Norio Nawa
Irrigation and Drainage   65(S1) 31-39   2016   [Refereed]
KUDO, Ryoji, Takao MASUMOTO, Naoki HORIKAWA
Japanese Agricultural Research Quarterly (JARQ)   49(4) 363-376   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Yoshioka, Yumi, Masumoto, Takao, Maruyama, Kazuhiko and Minakawa, Hiroki
Journal Teknologi   76(17) 37-44   2015   [Refereed]
Application of a DWCM-AgWU Model to Chao Phraya River Basin with Large Irrigation Paddy Areas and Dams
Applied Hydrology   26 11-22   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Change of Intensity and Occurrence distribution of Heavy Rainfall Events in Observed and GCM-based Generated Data around Kanazawa
Minakawa, Hiroshi and Masumoto Takao
Applied Hydrology   22 1-10   2010
Environmental Isotope-based Investigation of Hydrological Aspects of Groundwater Recharge and Discharge in Tedori Alluvial Fan
Tsuchihara, Takeo, Yoshimoto Shuhei, Ishida satoshi, Minakawa Hiroshi, Masumoto Takao and Imaizumi Masayuki
Applied Hydrology   22 11-20   2010
Impact of Global Warming on Water Circulation and Food Production
Masumoto Takao
Jour. of Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering   78(1) 15-19   2010
Environmental Isotope-based Investigation of Interaction between Stream Water and Groundwater related with Agricultural Water Use
Tsuchihara, Takeo, Fukuda Takemasa, Yoshimoto Shuhei, Ishida Satoshi, Masumoto Takao and Imaizumi Masayuki
Applied Hydrology   21 10-19   2009
Assessment of Disaster Reduction Effects of Paddies with Pump Drainage during Abnormal Floods
Masumoto Takao, Sakai Hiroyuki, Yoshida Takeo and Horikawa Naoki
Applied Hydrology   21 38-47   2009
Identification of Underground Catchment area of Plateau Basin through Observation of Groundwater Flow and Water Balance Analysis
Yoshida, Takeo, Masumoto Takao and Horikawa Naoki
Applied Hydrology   21 28-37   2009
Yoshida, Takeo, Takao Masumoto, Tomijiro Kubota and Shuh Matsuda
Paddy and Water Environment   6(2) 189-198   2008
Hydrologic Environment in the Mekong River Basin and Roles of Paddy Fields
Masumoto Takao
Jour. of Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering   76(5) 15-19   2008
Masumoto, Takao, Pham Thanh Hai and Katsuyuki Shimizu
Hydrological Processes   22(9)    2008

Misc

 
Hayano, Michiko, Naoki Horikawa, Tsuneo Kuwagata, Jun Furuya, Yasushi Ishigooka, Toshihiro Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Taniguchi, Akira Shimizu, Hitoshi Toritani, Minoru Tada and Takao Masumoto
Paddy and Water Environment   6(1) 15-23   2008
Masumoto, Takao, Hitoshi Toritani, Minoru Tada and Akira Shimizu
Paddy and Water Environment   6(1) 5-14   2008
Masumoto, T., T. Yoshida and T. Kubota
Paddy and Water Environment   4(4) 205-210   2006
(29) Matsuno, Y., K. Nakamura, T. Masumoto, H. Matsui, T. Kato and Y. Sato
Paddy Water Environment   4(4) 189-197   2006
Shimizu, Katsuyuki, Takao Masumoto and Thanh Hai Pham
Paddy Water Environment   4(3) 145-151   2006
Hai, Pham Thanh, Takao Masumoto and Katsuyuki Shimizu
Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE   50 73-78   2006
Classification and mapping of agricultural water use in the Mekong River Basin
Shimizu Katsuyuki and Masumoto Takao
Journal of Japan Geographic Union   27(2) 235-244   2006
Hai, P.T., T. Masumoto and K. Shimizu
Advances in Geosciences   4 83-88   2006
Somura, Hiroaki, Hajime Tanji, Koshi Yoshida, Osamu Toda and Takao Masumoto
Jour. Japan Soc. Hydrol. & Water Resour.   18(1) 22-34   2005
Land Use and Water Management of Agriculture in Mekong River Basin
Ogawa, Shigeo, Atsushi Rikimaru, Takao Masumoto, Hajime Tanji and Manithaphone Maharaxay
J. Agric. Meteorol.   60(5) 371-374   2005
Comparison of Rice Growing-stage Evaporatranspiration by Water Balance and Eddy Correlation Methods
Matsuda, Shuh, Takao Masumoto and Tomijiro Kubota
J. Agric. Meteorol.   60(5) 379-384   2005
Roles of Floods for Agricultural Production in and around Tonle Sap Lake
Masumoto, Takao, Katsuyuki Shimizu and Pham Thanh Hai
"Water in Agriculture", ACIAR (Australian Center for International Agricultural Research) Proceedings   116 136-146   2004
Constraints on Food Production and Perspectives for Solution: Water Resources
Masumoto, Takao
JIRCAS International Symposium Series   12 63-71   2004
Prediction of Critical Slope Length for Incipient Rilling in a Field
Takagi Azuma, Masumoto Takao and Tsutsumi Satoshi
Trans. JSIDRE   228 25-32   2003
Flood and Water Management in Indo-China Peninsula
Ogawa, Shigeo, Takao Masumoto and Hajime Tanjii
Jour. of the Japanese Agricultural Systems Society   19(3) 38-45   2003
A Paddy Runoff Model in Hilly Rural Areas for Evaluating Runoff Change due to Abandoned rice Cultivation
Masumoto, Takao, Manabu Nozoe, Akiko Yoshimura and Shuh Matsuda
Trans. JSIDRE   224 35-44   2003
An Integrated Method for Discharge Forecast to Manage Severe Droughts in the Tone River
Masumoto Takao, Yuan Xin, Aaizawa Akiyuki, Kkubota Tomijiro and Matsuda Shuh
Technical Report of the National Institute for Rural Engineering   224 35-44   2003
Support System for Drought Forecasting by Using Time and Space Information
Masumoto, Takao, Tomijiro Kubota, Shuh Matsuda and Xin Yuan
第6回水資源に関するシンポジウム論文集   6 192-195   2002
A Mapping Procedure for Nitrogen Pollution Risk of Water Resources in Rural Area
Kubota, Tomijiro, Takao Masumoto and Shuh Matsuda
第6回水資源に関するシンポジウム論文集   6 177-182   2002
Strategic Master Scheme for a Hydro-Meteorological Network in the Mekong River Basin
MASUMOTO, Takao
Rural and Environmental Engineering   42 26-35   2002
An Integrated Approach to Use Multi-functional Roles of Paddies in Basin-wide Flood and Water-use Management
Masumoto, Takao, Tomijiro Kubota and Shuh Matsuda
Electric Transactions of the 18th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage   (Q.51 R.2.07), pp.1-16   2002
Rill Formation and Development of Rill Networks on Sloping Reclaimed Fields during a Short Period
Takagi, Azuma, Satoshi Tsutsumi, Takao Masumoto and Takahiro Shiono
Trans. JSIDRE   207 1-9   2000
Changes of Regional Water Resources by Forest Clearing and Agricultural Development in Australia
Masumoto, Takao and Yoshio Hayase
Jour. of JSIDRE   66(2) 27-33   1998
Regional Resources and Functions of Paddy Fields in Murray River Basin Australia
Hayase, Yoshio and Takao Masumoto
Jour. of JSIDRE   66(2) 21-26   1998
Method of Measuring Macropore Volume Contributed to Underdrain Discharge in Clayey Multi-purpose Paddy Field
Adachi, Kazuhide, Shuichiro Yoshida, Takao Masumoto and Kouichi Ito
Trans. JSIDRE   192 123-131   1997
Change of soil Physical Properties in Abandoned Paddies under the Alternating Meteorological Conditions
Yoshida, Shuichiro, Kyoji Takaki, Kauhide Adachi and Takao Masumoto
Trans. JSIDRE   191 75-83   1997
Abandoned Paddies in Hilly Rural Areas on Runoff
Masumoto, Takao, Kyoji Takaki, Shuichiro Yoshida and Kazuhide Adachi
Trans. JSIDRE   189 59-68   1997
Regional and Optimal Network Planning of Drainage Facilities in Low-lying Areas
Masumoto, Takao
Bull. of National Agriculture Experiment Station   38 1-112   1996
Modeling of Optimal Design and Allocation of Drainage Facilities by Dynamic Programming
Masumoto, Takao and Hiroshi Sato
Trans. JSIDRE   176 133-144   1995
Function Fitting to Flood Runoff Hydrographs and its Application to Design of a Retarding Basin
Masumoto, Takao and Mutsumi Kadoya
Trans. JSIDRE   176 121-131   1995
Selected Variograms and Optimal Network Design of Rainfall Observation Facilities
Masumoto, Takao, Hiroshi Sato, Kazumi Iwasaki and K. Shibuya
Water Science and Technology Library   4 193-205   1994
Masumoto, Takao, Hiroshi Sato and Kinjiro Shibuya
Trans. JSIDRE   165 111-119   1993
Modeling for Design Storm Rainfall with Two Peaks
Kadoya, Mutsumi, Takao Masumoto and Haruya Tanakamaru
Trans. JSIDRE   164 105-113   1993
Flooding Processes in Hamada and Masuda Basins Caused by Record Heavy Rainfall
Masumoto, Takao, Taro Oka and Mutsumi Kadoya
Jour. of Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science   4(1) 21-32   1985
A Consideration of Flood Disaster in West Shimane Caused by Local Heavy Rainfall in July, 1983
Kadoya, Mutsumi, Taro Oka, Takao Masumoto, Reijiro Tanaka, Akio Imao and Akira Fukushima
Jour. of Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science   4(1) 8-20   1985

Works

 
Theme Leader of “Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Water and Land Resources and Adaptation Measures” of MAFF Project, “Development of Mitigation and Adaptation Technologies as Countermeasures against Global Warming Affects in Agriculture, Forestr・・・
2010 - 2014
Theme Leader of “Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Water and Land Resources and Adaptation Measures” of MAFF Project, “Development of Mitigation and Adaptation Technologies as Countermeasures against Global Warming Affects in Agriculture, Fo...
Principal Leader of “Impact Assessment of Global Warming on Irrigation and Drainage and Future Countermeasures using a Distributed Water Circulation Model” Project, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (J・・・
2009 - 2012
Principal Leader of “Impact Assessment of Global Warming on Irrigation and Drainage and Future Countermeasures using a Distributed Water Circulation Model” Project, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Scien...
Theme Leader of “Impact Evaluation of Global Warming on Water Resources and Low-lying Areas” Project, MAFF (Principal Project Leader, Ichiro Taniyama (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences))
2008 - 2009
Principal Project Leader of GWCRI (Global Water Cycle Research Initiative) Project, MAFF, “Assessment of the Impact of Global-Scale Change in Water Cycles on Food Production and Alternative Policy Scenarios”
2003 - 2007
Theme Leader of “Modeling of Water Use” of RR (Research Revolution) 2002 Project, MEXT, “Model development for prediction of water resources change due to natural variation and human modification in the Asian monsoon region” (Principal Investigator, K・・・
2002 - 2006
Theme Leader of “Modeling of Water Use” of RR (Research Revolution) 2002 Project, MEXT, “Model development for prediction of water resources change due to natural variation and human modification in the Asian monsoon region” (Principal Investigat...

Research Grants & Projects

 
Development of an evaluation method of flood damage risk on crops and its expansion to insurance business
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grantin-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): MASUMOTO Takao
Development of a Seamless DIF (Distributed Water Circulation, Inundation and Flood) Model Combined with Agricultural Water Use and Floods
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2014 - 2016
Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Water and Land Resources and Adaptation Measures
Project Year: 2010 - 2014
Impact Assessment of Global Warming on Irrigation and Drainage and Future Countermeasures using a Distributed Water Circulation Model
JSPS: Basic Science Research Program (B)
Project Year: 2009 - 2012
Impact Evaluation of Global Warming on Water Resources and Low-lying Areas
Project Year: 2008 - 2009
Assessment of the Impact of Global-Scale Change in Water Cycles on Food Production and Alternative Policy Scenarios
Project Year: 2003 - 2007
Model development for prediction of water resources change due to natural variation and human modification in the Asian monsoon region
Project Year: 2002 - 2006