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Nagoya University

Academic & Professional Experience

Nov 2018
Associate professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Published Papers

Anomalous winter-snow-amplified earthquake-induced disaster of the 2015 Langtang avalanche in Nepal.
Fujita et al.
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences   17(5) 749-764   2017   [Refereed]
Surface lowering of the debris-covered area of Kanchenjunga Glacier in the eastern Nepal Himalaya since 1975, as revealed by Hexagon KH-9 and ALOS satellite observations.
Lamsal et al.
The Cryosphere   11(6) 2815-2827   2017   [Refereed]
Evaluating the scale and potential of GLOF in the Bhutan Himalayas using a satellite-based integral glacier–glacial lake inventory.
Evaluating the scale and potential of GLOF in the Bhutan Himalayas using a satellite-based integral glacier–glacial lake inventory.
Geosciences   7(3) 77   2017   [Refereed]
Nuimura et al.
Quaternary International   455 93-101   2017   [Refereed]
Contrasting glacier responses to recent climate change in high-mountain Asia.
Sakai & Fujita
Scientific Reports   7(1) 13717   2017   [Refereed]
Comparison of multiple glacier inventories with a new inventory derived from high-resolution ALOS imagery in the Bhutan Himalaya.
Nagai H, Fujita K, Sakai A, Nuimura T, Tadono T
The Cryosphere   10(1) 65-85   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Kargel JS et al.
Science   351(6269)    Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Sakai A, Nuimura T, Fujita K, Takenaka S, Nagai H, Lamsal D
The Cryosphere   9(3) 865-880   May 2015   [Refereed]
Nuimura T, Sakai A, Taniguchi K, Nagai H, Lamsal D, Tsutaki S, Kozawa A, Hoshina Y, Takenaka S, Omiya S, Tsunematsu K, Tshering P, Fujita K
The Cryosphere   9(3) 849-864   May 2015   [Refereed]
Fujita K, Sakai A
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences   18(7) 2679-2694   2014   [Refereed]
Fujita K, Sakai A, Takenaka S, Nuimura T, Surazakov AB, Sawagaki T, Yamanokuchi T
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences   13 1827-1839   2013   [Refereed]
Nagai, H, Fujita K, Nuimura T, and Sakai A,
The Cryosphere   7 1303-1314   2013   [Refereed]
Variations in discharge from the Qilian Mountains, northwest China, and its effect on the agricultural communities of the Heihe Basin, over the last two millennia
Sakai A, Inoue M, Fujita K, Narama C, Kubota J, Nakawo M, Yao TD
Water History   4(2) 177-196   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Glacial Lakes in the Himalayas: A Review on Formation and Expansion Processes
Global Environmental Research   16(1) 23-30   2012   [Refereed]
Sakai A, Fujita K, Narama C, Kubota J, Nakawo M, Yao TD
Hydrological Processes   24(19) 2798-2806   2010   [Refereed]
Formation conditions of supraglacial lakes on debris-covered glaciers in the Himalayas.
Akiko SAKAI, Koji Fujita
Journal of Glaciology   56(195) 177-181   2010   [Refereed]
Takeuchi N, Miyake T, Nakazawa F, Narita H, Fujita K, Sakai A, Nakawo M, Fujii Y, Duan KQ, Yao TD
Environmental Research Letters   4    2009   [Refereed]
Sakai A, Nishimura K, Kadota T, Takeuchi N
Journal of Glaciology   55(193) 909-917   2009   [Refereed]
Sakai A, Fujita K, Nakawo M, Yao T
Hydrological Processes   23(4) 585-596   2009   [Refereed]
Fujita K, Sakai A, Nuimura T, Yamaguchi S, Sharma RR
Environmental Research Letters   4    2009   [Refereed]
Zhou SQ, Nakawo M, Hashimoto S, Sakai A
Hydrological Processes   22(6) 873-882   2008   [Refereed]
Fujita K, Suzuki R, Nuimura T, Sakai A
Journal of Glaciology   54(185) 220-228   2008   [Refereed]
Zhou SQ, Nakawo M, Sakai A, Matsuda Y, Duan KQ, Pu JC
Chinese Science Bulletin   52(21) 2963-2972   2007   [Refereed]
Topographical survey of end-moraine and dead ice area at the Imja Glacial Lake in 2001 and 2002.
Sakai A, Saito M, Nishimura K, Yamada T, Iizuka Y, Harada K, Kobayashi S, Fujita K, Gurung CB
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   24 29-36   2007   [Refereed]
Surfacewater-groundwater interaction in the Heihe River basin, Northwestern China.
Akiyama T, Sakai A, Yamazaki Y, Wang G, Fujita K, Nakawo M, Kubota J, Konagaya Y
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   24 87-94   2007   [Refereed]
Meteorological observation at July 1st Glacier in northwest China from 2002 to 2005.
Sakai A, Matsuda Y, Fujita K, Matoba S, Uetake J, Satow K, Duan K, Pu J, Nakawo M, Yao T
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   23 23-31   2006   [Refereed]
Hydrological observations at July 1st Glacier in northwest China from 2002 to 2004.
Sakai A, Matsuda Y, Fujita K, Duan K, Pu J, Yamaguchi S, Nakawo M, Yao T
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   23 33-39   2006   [Refereed]
Sakai A, Fujita K, Duan K, Pu J, Nakawo M, Yao T
Journal of Glaciology   52(176) 11-16   2006   [Refereed]
Fujita K, Thompson LG, Ageta Y, Yasunari T, Kajikawa Y, Sakai A, Takeuchi N
Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres   111(D3) 63-67   2006   [Refereed]
Topographical survey of July 1st Glacier in Qilian Mountains, China.
Fujita K, Sakai A, Matsuda Y, Narama C, Naito N, Yamaguchi S, Hiyama K, Pu J, Yao T, Nakawo M
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   23 63-67   2006   [Refereed]
A large amount of biogenic surface dust (cryoconite) on a glacier in the Qilian Mountains, China.
Takeuchi N, Matsuda Y, Sakai A, Fujita K
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   22 1-8   2005   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Contrasting glacier responses to recent climate change in high-mountain Asia
International Symposium on The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate   14 Feb 2017   
Attribution of inhomogeneous glacial fluctuation in high-mountain Asia
JpGU   25 May 2016   
The GAMDAM Glacier Inventory: a quality controlled inventory of Asian glaciers
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics   23 Jun 2015   
Climate regime of Asian glaciers revealed by GAMDAM glacier inventory [Invited]
AOGS   1 Aug 2014   
Supraglacial lakes on Himalayan debris-covered glacier [Invited]
AGU   12 Dec 2013   
Quality controlled glacier inventory in high Asian mountains
AGU   12 Dec 2013   
Fluctuation of glaciers in the Ili River Basin during the past millennium.
Toward a Sustainable Society for the Future: Dialogues in Almaty   Jan 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

独立行政法人日本学術振興会: 先端研究助成基金助成金(最先端・次世代研究開発支援プログラム)
Project Year: 2011 - 2014    Investigator(s): 坂井亜規子


Jan 2012
Kuensel(News paper publised in Bhutan)
"Condition of glacial lake formation"