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Geographic Information Analysis Research Div.

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Contents of the Geographic Information Analysis Research Div.


These are recent topics.The older ones are listed in [Past topics].Those that are not the first author are not assigned identification numbers.

  • Presented at the ICC2019 TOKYO(International Cartographic Conference )(15-20 July 2019@TOKYO,Japan) 
    • 【TP201902-4】Ryo Endo, Takayuki Nakano:Improvement suggestions for problems of hazard map from the viewpoint of color scheme(Abstract of 【TP201902-4】)
    • 【TP201902-3】Takaki Okatani,(College of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism), Hiroaki Tanaka*,Yuki Kurisu,Hidetoshi Nakajima, Keisuke Katsuta:Geospatial Information Authority of Japan’s (GSI’s) support for geography education(Abstract of 【TP201902-3】 )
    • 【TP201902-2】Takayuki Nakano, Hiroshi Une, Kazuki Yoshida, Satoshi Fujiwara, and Tomokazu Kobayashi:Evaluating earthquake-related ground failure mapping by combined traditional and modern methods(Abstract of 【TP201902-2】)
    • 【TP201902-1】Junko Iwahashi , Yoshiharu Nishioka(Geological Survey of Japan, AIST) , Daisaku Kawabata(Geological Survey of Japan, AIST), Akinobu Ando(Miyagi University of Education) , Hiroshi Une:Development of an online learning environment for geography and geology using Minecraft(Abstract of 【TP201902-1】)
  • Presented at the "SSA 2019 (Seismological Society of America 2019 Annual Meeting)" (23-26 Apr. 2019@ Seattle, USA) Mital, U.(Caltech), Young, A.(USGS),Iwahashi, J., Herrick, J.(USGS), Savvidis, A.(Texas Univ):A probabilistic framework for Vs30.(Abstract of this paper)
  • Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting 2018(10-14 Dec. 2018@Wasignton DC, USA.).
    • 【TP201810-2】Takayuki Nakano, Hiroshi Une, Hiroshi P. Sato(Nihon Univ.), Keitaro Komura(CRIEPI), Hiroshi Yagi(Yamagata Univ.): Geomorphological and geological characteristics of triggered surface faults associated with 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake sequence around the northwest of the outer rim of the Aso caldera, southwestern Japan(Abstract of 【TP201810-2】
    • 【TP201810-1】Iwahashi, J., Yamazaki, D.(Tokyo Univ.), Herrick, J.(USGS), Yong, A.(USGS), Matsuoka, M. (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), Nakano, T., Mital, U.(Caltech), Savvaidis, A.(Texas Univ.): Development of terrain classifications as a proxy to estimate VS30.(Abstract of 【TP201810-1】
  • Presented at the12th Joint Meeting of the UJNR Panel on Earthquake Research(24-26 Oct.@Kumamoto, Japan).
    • 【TP201807】Takayuki Nakano, Hiroshi Une, Hiroshi P. Sato(Nihon Univ.), Satoshi Fujiwara:Crustal deformation of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence (4) ―Geomorphological and geological settings of triggered surface ruptures―(Abstract of 【TP201807】 [PDF: 512KB]
  • Presented at the Geomorphometry2018(5th International Conference of the International Society of Geometry;13-17 Aug. 2018@Boulder, USA).【TP201803】Junko Iwahash, Takayuki Nakano, Dai yamazaki(Tokyo Univ.):Classificaion of topography in artifically modofied alluval plans using DEMs( Abstract of 【TP201803】[PDF:1.7MB] )

[past topics]

Researchers (FY 2019)

  • OHNO,Hiroyuki : Head of Division
  • TANAKA, Hiroaki : Chief Researcher
  • IWAHASHI, Junko : Chief Researcher
  • NAKANO, Takayuki : Researcher
  • ENDO,Ryo: Technical Official (concurrent)
  • SHIRAISHI,Takahisa: Technical Official (concurrent)

Research Projects (FY 2019)

■ Special study in GSI
  • Research on automatic feature extraction using AI(2018-2022)
  • R&D of real-time interpretation of flood conditon(2017-2019)
■ Study by competitive fund
  • Research on geography and geology learning support using gamification (Jun. 2018 - Mar. 2020) [supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 18K18548]
  • Advancement and structuring of global terrain classification with hydrological analysis and deep learning (Apr. 2018 - Mar. 2021) [supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 18H00769]

Paper in English

Here are English-language articles published in the past three years. The older ones are listed in [past papers].

The identification number is attached at the beginning of the published paper, but the number is combined with the Japanese papers, and since the English-only papers are published, the numbers are skipped.
  • 【P201802】Junko Iwahashi, Izumi Kamiya, Masashi Matsuoka and Dai Yamazaki(2018):Global terrain classification using 280 m DEMs: segmentation, clustering, and reclassification.Progress in Earth and Planetary Science,5(1)[Abstract of 【P201802】 ]

  • 【P201702】Junko Iwahashi, Hiromitsu Yamagishi (2017): Spatial comparison of two high resolution landslide inventory maps using GIS – a case study of the August 1961 and July 2004 landslides caused by heavy-rainfalls in the Izumozaki area, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. In: GIS Landslide (Hiromitsu Yamagishi and Netra Prakash Bhandary eds.), Springer, 13-29. Springer ISBN 978-4-431-54390-9, ISBN 978-4-431-54391-6 (eBook).
  • 【P201701】Satoshi Fujiwara, Yu Morishita, Takayuki Nakano, Tomokazu Kobayashi and Hiroshi Yarai (2017): Non-tectonic liquefaction-induced large surface displacements in the Aso Valley, Japan, caused by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake, revealed by ALOS-2 SAR. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 474C, pp. 457-465. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.001

  • 【P201605】Satoshi Fujiwara, Hiroshi Yarai, Tomokazu Kobayashi, Yu Morishita, Takayuki Nakano, Basara Miyahara, Hiroyuki Nakai, Yuji Miura, Haruka Ueshiba, Yasuaki Kakiage and Hiroshi Une(2016): Small-displacement linear surface ruptures of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence detected by ALOS-2 SAR interferometry. Earth, Planets and Space,68:160,doi:10.1186/s40623-016-0534-x.
  • 【P201602】Takayuki NAKANO, Tomokazu KOBAYASHI, Kazuki YOSHIDA and Satoshi FUJIWARA(2016): Field survey of non-tectonic surface displacements caused by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake around Aso Valley. Bulletin of GSI, 64,pp.47-54.[The full text of 【P201602】[PDF:1.7MB]| Abstract of 【P201602】]

[past papers]

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