Masaki EDA

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Masaki EDA
Hokkaido University
The Hokkaido University Museum
Job title
Associate Professor
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
May 2018
Lecturer, Hokkaido University, The Hokkaido University Museum
Apr 2007
Mar 2012
Assistant professor, Medical Department, Tottori University

Awards & Honors

Aug 2010
ICAZ 2010 Poster Competition, Poster prize for the quality of the research protocols (International Council for Archaeozoology 11th Conference, Paris)
Aug 2006
ICAZ 2006 Poster Competition, Open Category, Runner-Up (International Council for Archaeozoology 10th Conference, Mexico City)
Aug 2002
ICAZ 2002 Poster Competition, Studen Category, Winner (International Council for Archaeozoology 9th Conference, Durhram)

Published Papers

Masaki Eda, Takeshi Yamasaki, Masato Sakai
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports   26    Aug 2019   [Refereed]
© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The lines and geoglyphs of Nasca are a series of drawings etched into the surface of the so-called Pampas of Southern Peru. Of these geoglyphs, there are 16 that depict birds. The bird geoglyphs mainly created during the Late P...
M. Eda, R. Shoocongdej, P. Auetrakulvit, J. Kachajiwa
International Journal of Osteoarchaeology   29 231-237   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
© 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The origin of the domestication of chicken Gallus gallus domesticus is still a subject of debate. It principally originates from the red junglefowl G. gallus, which is distributed throughout Southeast Asia and Sout...
Vokhshoori Natasha L., McCarthy Matthew D., Collins Paul W., Etnier Michael A., Rick Torben, Eda Masaki, Beck Jessie, Newsome Seth D.
MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES   610 1-13   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Masaki Eda, Hiroki Kikuchi, Guoping Sun, Akira Matsui
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
© 2019, Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature. The origins of chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) domestication have remained debatable for over a century. China, and particularly northern China, has been claimed as one of the early...
川上和人, 江田真毅, 泉洋江, 堀越和夫, 鈴木創
日本鳥学会誌   68(1) 95‐98(J‐STAGE)   2019   [Refereed]
江田 真毅
季刊考古学   (144) 43-46   Aug 2018   [Invited]
江田 真毅, 川上 和人
日本鳥学会誌 = Japanese journal of ornithology   67(1) 3-5   Apr 2018   [Invited]
Kazuto Kawakami, Masaki Eda, Hiroe Izumi, Kazuo Horikoshi, Hajime Suzuki
Ornithological Science   17 11-18   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© The Ornithological Society of Japan 2018. Puffinus lherminieri bannermani is a small black-and-white shearwater, which is endemic to the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. The taxonomic position of this shearwater is contentious. It is treated as a subsp...
川上和人, 江田真毅
日本鳥学会誌   67(1) 7‐23(J‐STAGE)   2018   [Refereed]
江田 真毅, 山本 順司
博物館研究 = Museum studies   52(9) 30-33   Sep 2017
T. Deguchi, F. Sato, M. Eda, H. Izumi, H. Suzuki, R. M. Suryan, E. W. Lance, E. W. Lance, H. Hasegawa, K. Ozaki
Animal Conservation   20 341-349   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
© 2016 The Zoological Society of London Restoration or establishment of colonies using translocation and hand-rearing can be an effective tool for conserving birds. However, well-designed post-release evaluation studies for long-lived species are ...
岩波 連, 江田 真毅
動物考古学 = Zoo-archaeology   (34) 75-83   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Eda Masaki, Izumi Hiroe, Konno Satoshi, Konno Miwa, Sato Fumio
IBIS   158(4) 868-875   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
江田 真毅
動物考古学 = Zoo-archaeology   (33) 49-61   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Masaki Eda, Peng Lu, Hiroki Kikuchi, Zhipeng Li, Fan Li, Fan Li, Jing Yuan
Journal of Archaeological Science   67 25-31   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is the most widespread domestic animal in the world. However, the timings and locations of their domestication have remained debatable for over a century. China, and particularly northern...
Cyler Conrad, Charles Higham, Masaki Eda, Ben Marwick
Asian Perspectives   55 1-27   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 by the University of Hawai’i Press. This reanalysis uses the zooarchaeological assemblage recovered from Spirit Cave to understand hunter-gatherer use and occupation at the site during the Pleistocene - Holocene transition. We analyze bone ...
M. Eda, M. Eda, S. Yashima, T. Inoué, T. Inoué
International Journal of Osteoarchaeology   25 849-854   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The ideal indicator of domestic individuals is the presence of traits that must appear in the first generation of the domestic lineage. Most wild geese are migratory, breeding in the subarctic zone and wintering in t...
Masaki Eda, Hiroko Koike, Hiroko Koike, Hiroyoshi Higuchi, Hiroyoshi Higuchi
Quaternary International   419 159-164   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier Ltd and INQUA. Prehistoric hunter-gatherers in Northeast Asia lived along coastlines and made abundant use of coastal resources in their subsistence strategies. However, the extent to which they operated only along the coastline or...

Conference Activities & Talks

江田真毅, 泉洋江, 川上和人, 沖田絵麻
日本文化財科学会大会研究発表要旨集   1 Jun 2019   
田中望羽, 小林快次, 江田真毅
日本進化学会大会プログラム・講演要旨集(Web)   22 Aug 2018   
江田真毅, 泉洋江, 川上和人, 沖田絵麻
日本文化財科学会大会研究発表要旨集   6 Jul 2018   
佐藤文男, 富田直樹, THIEBOT Jean‐Baptiste, 西沢文吾, 江田真毅, 泉洋江, 綿貫豊
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   15 Sep 2017   
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   15 Sep 2017   
江田真毅, 泉洋江
日本文化財科学会大会研究発表要旨集   9 Jun 2017   
出口智広, 佐藤文男, 江田真毅, 泉洋江, 鈴木創, SURYAN Robert M, LANCE Ellen W, 長谷川博, 尾崎清明
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   16 Sep 2016   
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   16 Sep 2016   
Were chicken exploited in the Neolithic early rice cultivation society in the lower Yangtze River? A preliminary study of bird remains from Tianluoshan Site, Zhejiang
Masaki EDA, Hiroki KIKUCHI, Guoping SUN and Akira MATSUI
14 Jan 2016   
稲田薫, 江田真毅
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   14 Sep 2015   
江田真毅, 泉洋江, 渡辺ユキ, 今野怜, 今野美和, 佐藤文男
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   14 Sep 2015   
泉洋江, 江田真毅, 渡辺ユキ, 今野怜, 今野美和, 佐藤文男
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   14 Sep 2015   
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   14 Sep 2015   
Drawn birds and dedicated birds in the Nasca culture: comparing birds in the Nasca Geoglyph with birds from the temples of Cahuachi, Nasca
Masaki EDA, Masato SAKAI, and Giuseppe OREFICI
Congreso Internacional de Americanistas   13 Jul 2015   
Translocation and ceremonial practices of the Nasca culture based on “standard” analysis of bird remains from the temples of Cahuachi, Nasca (4th–5th century AD)
Masaki Eda, Masato Sakai, and Giuseppe Oreffici
International Council for Archaeozoology 12th Conference   23 Sep 2014   
Evaluation of chicken bones from the Neolithic and early Bronze Age of China
Masaki Eda, Hiroki Kikuchi, Peng Lu, Zhipeng Li, Hui Deng, Fan Li, and Jing Yuan
International Council for Archaeozoology 12th Conference,   23 Sep 2014   
Let’s identify birds in the Nasca lines!
Masaki Eda, Takeshi Yamasaki and Masato Sakai
26th International Ornithological Congress   23 Aug 2014   
千葉勇人, 鈴木創, 堀越和夫, 江田真毅, 泉洋江, 田巻芳則
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   22 Aug 2014   
江田真毅, 泉洋江, 今野怜, 今野美和, 佐藤文男
日本鳥学会大会講演要旨集   13 Sep 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(スタートアップ))
Project Year: 2007 - 2008    Investigator(s): Masaki EDA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Masaki EDA
Morphological characteristics of domestic chicken bones in the Yayoi period were similar to ones of red-jungle fowls kept in cage and not fully domesticated. Then I tried to find out nonmetric osteological characters that are useful for the discri...
The history of domestic birds