KATO Tomomichi

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Sep 14, 2019 at 23:40
KATO Tomomichi
Hokkaido University
Research Faculty of Agriculture
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D(Univ of Tsukuba)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Associate Professor, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
Jan 2014
Mar 2018
Tenure-track assistant professor, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido university
Nov 2010
Dec 2013
Post-doc researcher, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement
Oct 2008
Sep 2010
Research fellow by JSPS, Research Associate, QUEST, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
Apr 2007
Oct 2010
Scientist, Frontier Research Center for Global Change, JAMSTEC
Apr 2004
Mar 2007
post-doc researcher, Frontier Research System for Global Change, JAMSTEC


Apr 2001
Mar 2004
Graduate School of Biology, University of Tsukuba
Apr 1999
Mar 2001
Graduate School of Agriculture, Tottori University
Apr 1995
Mar 1999
Division of Agricultural Engineering, School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University

Published Papers

Sensitivity analysis of the typhoon disturbance effect on forest dynamics and carbon balance in the future in a cool-temperate forest in northern Japan by using SEIB-DGVM
Wu L, Kato T, Sato H, Hirano T. Yazaki T
Forest Ecology and Management   451(1) 117529-https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fore   Nov 2019   [Refereed]
Co-variations between plant functional traits emerge from constraining parameterization of a terrestrial biosphere model
Peaucelle, M, Bacour, C, Ciais, P, Vuichard, N, Kuppel, S, Peñuelas, J, Belelli Marchesini, L, Blanken, PD, Buchmann, N, Chen, J, Delpierre, N, Desai, AR, Dufrene, E, Gianelle, D, Gimeno-Colera, C, Gruening, C, Helfter, C, Hörtnagl, L, Ibrom, A, Joffre, R, Kato, T, Kolb, TE, Law, B, Lindroth, A, Mammarella, I, Merbold, L, Minerbi, S, Montagnani, L, Šigut, L, Sutton, M, Varlagin, A, Vesala, T, Wohlfahrt, G, Wolf, S, Yakir, D & Viovy, N
Global Ecology and Biogeography   https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12    Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Chen, Y.Y., Huang, W., Wang, W.H., Juang, J.Y., Kato, T., Luyssaert, S
Scientific Reports   9(1) 3643   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Yunjun Yao, Y., Liang, S., Li, X., Zhang, Y., Chen, J., Jia, K., Zhang, X., Fisher, J.B., Wang, X., Zhang, L., Xua, J., Shao, C., Posse, G., Li, Y., Magliulo, V., Varlagin, A., Moors, E.J., Boike, J., Macfarlane E., Kato, T., Buchmann, N., Billesbach, D.P., Beringer, J., Wolf, S., Papuga, S.A., Wohlfahrt, G., Montagnani, L., Ardö, J., Paul-Limoges, E., Emmel, C., Hörtnagl, L.J., Sachs, T., Gruening, C., Gioli, B., López-Ballesteros, A., Steinbrecher, R., Gielen B.
Journal of Hydrology   553 508-526   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Diurnal and Seasonal Variations in the Net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange of a Pasture in the Three-River Source Region of the Qinghai− Tibetan Plateau
Wang, H Jin, Q Li, D Chen, L Zhao, Y Tang, T Kato, S Gu
PloS one   12(1) e0170963   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Chen, Y., Song, Q., Fu, P., Cleverly, J., Magliulo, V., Law, B.E., Gough, C.C., Hörtnag, L., Gennaro, F.D., Matteucci, G., Montagnani, L., Duce, P., Shao, C., Kato, T., Bonal, D., Paul-Limoges, E., Beringer, J., Fan, X.
Science of the Total Environment   607-608 1286-1292   2017   [Refereed]
Carbon isotopic signature reveals the geographical trend in methane consumption and production pathways in alpine ecosystems over the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.
Kato, T., Yamada, S., Yoshida, N., Tang, Y., Wada, E.
Isotopes in Environmental & Health Studies   1-13   2017   [Refereed]
Assimilation of remotely sensed leaf area index into a dynamic vegetation model for gross primary productivity estimation.
Ma, R., Zhang, L., Tian, X., Zhang, J., Yuan, W., Zheng, Y., Zhao, X., Kato, T.
Remote Sensing   9(3) 188-doi:10.3390/rs9030188   2017   [Refereed]
Van Oijen, M., Balkovi, J., Beer, C., Cameron, D. R., Ciais, P., Cramer, W., Kato, T., Kuhnert, M., Martin, R., Myneni, R., Rammig, A., Rolinski, S., Soussana, J.-F., Thonicke, K., Van der Velde, M., and Xu, L.
Biogeosciences   11 6357-6375   2014   [Refereed]
Fang, J.Y., Kato, T., Guo, Z., Yang, YH., Hu, HF., Shen, HH, Zhao, X., Kishimoto-Mo, AW., Tang, YH. Houghton, RA.
Proc. Nat. Aca. Sci.   111(26) 9527-9532   2014   [Refereed]
Yuan, W., Cai, W., Xia, J., Chen, J., Liu, S., Dong, W., Merbold, L., Law, B., Arain, A., Beringer, J., Bernhofer, C., Black, A., Blanken, PD., Cescatti, A., Chen, Y., Francois, L., Gianelle, D., Janssens, IA., Jung, M., Kato, T., Kiely, G., Liu, D., Marcolla, B., Montagnani, L., Raschi, A., Roupsard, O., Varlagin, A., Wohlfahrt., G.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology   192 108-120   2014   [Refereed]
Xia, J, Yuan, W., Liang, S., Chen, J., Li, L., Li, X., Zhang, L., Fu, Y., Zhao, T., Feng, J., Ma, Z., Ma, M., Liu, S., Zhou, G., Asanuma, J., Chen, S., Du, M., Davaa, G., Kato, T., Liu, Q., Liu, S., Li, S., Shao, C., Tang, Y., Zhao, X.
Plos One   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.00972    2014   [Refereed]
Fang, J.Y., Guo, Z., Hu, H., Kato, T., Muraoka, H., Son, Y.
Global Change Biology   doi:10.1111/gcb.12512    2014   [Refereed]
Zhou, Y., Zhang, L., Xiao, J., Chen, S., Kato, T., Zhou, G
Rangeland Ecology & Management   67 9-18   2014   [Refereed]
Zhang Li, Guo Huadong, Jia Gensuo, Wylie Bruce, Gilmanov Tagir, Howard Danny, Ji Lei, Xiao Jingfeng, Li Jing, Yuan Wenping, Zhao Tianbao, Chen Shiping, Zhou Guangsheng, Kato Tomomich
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology   184 71-81   2014   [Refereed]
Kato Tomomichi, Yamada Keita, Tang Yanhong, Yoshida Naohiro, Wada Eitar
Atmospheric Environment   77 338-347   2013   [Refereed]
Kato T, Knorr W, Scholze M, Veenendaal E, Kaminski T, Kattge J, Gobron N
Biogeosciences   10(2) 789-802   2013   [Refereed]
Kato Tomomichi, Toyoda Sakae, Yoshida Naohiro, Tang Yanhong, Wada Eitar
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry   27(13) 1517-1526   2013   [Refereed]
Li Xianglan, Liang Shunlin, Yu Guirui, Yuan Wenping, Cheng Xiao, Xia Jiangzhou, Zhao Tianbao, Feng Jinming, Ma Zhuguo, Ma Mingguo, Liu Shaomin, Chen Jiquan, Shao Changliang, Li Shenggong, Zhang Xudong, Zhang Zhiqiang, Chen Shiping, Ohta Takeshi, Varlagin Andrej, Miyata Akira, Takagi Kentaro, Saiqusa Nobuko, Kato Tomomich
Ecological Modelling   261 80-92   2013   [Refereed]
Xiao Jingfeng, Sun Ge, Chen Jiquan, Chen Hui, Chen Shiping, Dong Gang, Gao Shenghua, Guo Haiqiang, Guo Jixun, Han Shijie, Kato Tomomichi, Li Yuelin, Lin Guanghui, Lu Weizhi, Ma Mingguo, McNulty Steven, Shao Changliang, Wang Xufeng, Xie Xiao, Zhang Xudong, Zhang Zhiqiang, Zhao Bin, Zhou Guangsheng, Zhou Ji
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology   182 76-90   2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology (2nd Edition) translation book in Japanese
KATO Tomomichi (Part:Editor, Editor)
Morikita publisher   Jul 2018   ISBN:9784627261228

Research Grants & Projects

Comprehensive study on solar induced chlorophyll fluorescence for photosynthesis evaluation
JSPS: Kiban-B
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): KATO Tomomichi
Development of Chlorophyll Fluorescence detecter for Wheat photosynthetic activity
Elizabeth Arnold Fuji Foundation: 
Project Year: Jul 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): KATO Tomomichi
Development of Chlorophyll Fluorescence detecter for Forest CO2 uptake
JFE 21th Century Foundation: 
Project Year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018    Investigator(s): KATO Tomomichi
Development of the coupled climate - terrestrial ecosystem model
Measurement and Modeling of the greenhouse gas budgets in alpine ecosystem