HIRANO Akira

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Nov 7, 2018 at 13:57
 
Avatar
Name
HIRANO Akira
URL
http://cse.jircas.affrc.go.jp/akhirano/index_e.htm
Affiliation
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Section
Social Sciences Division
Job title
Senior Researcher
Degree
Ph.D.(The University of Georgia (U.S.A.)), Master of Science(University of Tsukuba)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1996
 - 
2002
Research Assistant, Center for Remote Sensing
 
 
   
 
and Mapping Science (U.S.A.)
 
2002
 - 
2005
Assistant Professor, Institute of History and
 
 
   
 
Anthropology, University of Tsukuba
 
2005
   
 
- Senior Researcher, Development Research Division
 

Education

 
Jan 1996
 - 
Dec 2001
Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems, Department of Geography, The University of Georgia
 
Apr 1989
 - 
Mar 1992
School of Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Apr 1985
 - 
Mar 1989
Earth Science, 1st Cluster (Natural Sciences), University of Tsukuba
 
 
 - 
2001
Remote Sensing / Geographic Information System (GIS), Department of Geography, The University of Georgia
 
 
 - 
1989
Earth Science, College of Natural Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 

Committee Memberships

 
May 2009
   
 
Remote Sensing Society of Japan  Edotorial Board
 

Awards & Honors

 
1995
Best paper award, Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
 

Misc

 
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing   in press 
in press
Hyperspectral image data for thematic mapping of wetland vegetation
Wetlands   in press 
in press
Digital stereoscopic and hyperspectral data for environmental mapping applications
The University of Georgia   126p    2001
Empirical approach to using standard hand-held Global Positioning System measurements for controlling satellite stereo models
97th Annual Meeting, The American Association of Geographers   CD-ROM    2001
ASTER DEM accuracy validation
Proceedings of the Joint Workshop, International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing   Vol. XXXⅣ, Part 4/W5, Commission Ⅳ, p-41    2001

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): MORINAGA Yuki
Development of procedures for producing rapidly-updated carrying capacity maps at a regional scale
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery: Subsidy
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): HIRANO Akira
Constructing Digital Map Index for Japanese 1:25,000-scale Topographic Maps
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2002 - 2003
Digital Base map compilation of a semi-arid region in nothern Kenya using Terra/ASTER data