SGLI Publication list


  • Qin, Y., Steven, A.D.L., Scheroeder, T., McVicar, T.R., Huang, J., Cope, M., Zhou, S. (2019) Cloud Cover in the Australian Region: Development and Validation of a Cloud Masking, Classification and Optical Depth Retrieval Algorithm for the Advanced Himawari Imager. Frontiers in Environmental Science.
    DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2019.00020. <paper still in production>
  • Kimura, R. (2018) Global distribution of degraded land area based on dust erodibility determined from satellite data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39, 5859-5871.
    DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1444295
  • Kimura, R. (2018) Satellite-based mapping of dust erodibility in northeast Asia. Natural Hazards, 92, 19-25.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11069-016-2393-y
  • Kobayashi, H., Nagai, S., Kim, Y., Yang, W., Ikeda, K., Ikawa, H., Nagano, H., Suzuki, R. (2018) In Situ Observations Reveal How Spectral Reflectance Responds to Growing Season Phenology of an Open Evergreen Forest in Alaska, Remote Sensing, 10, 1071.
    DOI: 10.3390/rs10071071
  • Qin, Y., McVicar, T.R. (2018). Spectral band unification and inter-calibration of Himawari AHI with MODIS and VIIRS: Constructing virtual dual-view remote sensors from geostationary and low-Earth-orbiting sensors. Remote Sensing of Environment, 209, 540-550.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.02.063
  • Akitsu, T., Nasahara, K.N., Hirose, Y., Ijima, O., Kume, A. (2017): Quantum sensors for accurate and stable long-term photosynthetically active radiation observations. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 237, 171–183.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.01.011
  • Fujiwara, T., Akatsuka, S., Kaneko, R., Takagi, M. (2017): Construction Method of Voxel Model and the Application for Agro-Forestry. Internet Journal of Society for Social Management Systems Vol. 11 Issue 1 sms17-4739, ISSN: 2432-552X, PDF
  • Ichii, K., Ueyama, M., Kondo, M., Saigusa, N., Kim, J., Alberto, MC., Ardö, J., Euskirchen, E., Kang, M., Hirano, T., Joiner, J., Kobayashi, H., Marchesini, L., Merbold, L., Miyata, A., Saitoh, TM., Takagi, K., Varlagin, A., Bret-Harte, M., Kitamura, K., Kosugi, Y., Kotani, A., Li, SG., Machimura, T., Matsuura, Y., Mizoguchi, Y., Ohta, T., Yasuda, Y., Zhang, YP., Zhao F (2017) New data-driven estimation of terrestrial CO2 fluxes in Asia using a standardized database of eddy covariance measurements, remote sensing data, and support vector regression. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeoscience 122: 767–795.
    DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003640
  • Kobayashi, H., Nagano, H., Kim, Y., Suzuki, R., Comparison of Gap Fraction and Leaf Area Index Measurements Under Clear and Cloudy Sky Conditions in Alaskan Spruce Forests. Journal of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan 38(1), 44-50, 2018-01
  • Maejima, H., Nasahara,K.N. (2017) Development of application for mobile terminal to support re-shooting with different angle of view. Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 56(2), 44-48.
    DOI: 10.4287/jsprs.56.44
  • Mizuochi, H., Hiyama, T., Ohta, T., Fujioka, Y., Kambatuku, J. R., Iijima, M., Nasahara, K.N. (2017). Development and evaluation of a lookup-table-based approach to data fusion for seasonal wetlands monitoring: An integrated use of AMSR series, MODIS, and Landsat. Remote Sensing of Environment.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.07.026
  • Nagai, S., Nasahara, K.N., Yoshitake, S., Saitoh, T. M. (2017) Seasonality of leaf litter and leaf area index data for various tree species in a cool-temperate deciduous broad-leaved forest. Ecological Research, 32:297-297.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11284-017-1452-5
  • Nagai, S., Nasahara, K.N. (2017) Seasonal leaf phenology data for 12 tree species in a cool-temperate deciduous broadleaved forest in Japan from 2005 to 2014. Ecological Research.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11284-017-1439-2
  • Soyama, N., Akitsu, T., Temulun, T. (2017) Manual for producing reference dataset using Degree Confluence Project information for accuracy assessment of global land cover products (Research Note), June, 2017, Bulletin of the center for research and development of liberal arts education, 15, Tenri University. PDF
  • Yang, W., Kobayashi, H., Chen, X., Nasahara, K.N., Suzuki, R., Kondoh, A. (2017) Modeling three-dimensional forest structures to drive canopy radiative transfer simulations of bidirectional reflectance factor. International Journal of Digital Earth.
    DOI: 10.1080/17538947.2017.1353146
  • Kume A., Akitsu T., Nasahara K.N. (2016) Leaf color is fine-tuned on the solar spectra: the absorption spectra of leaves adjusted to the reverse of the spectra of direct solar radiation. Journal of Plant Research, vol. 129, pp.615-624.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10265-016-0809-0
  • Maeno, F., Nakada, S. and Kaneko, T. (2016) Morphological evolution of a new volcanic islet sustained by compound lava flows. Geology.
    DOI: 10.1130/G37461.1
  • Obata, K., Miura, T., Yoshioka, H., Huete, A., & Vargas, M. (2016). Spectral cross-calibration of VIIRS Enhanced Vegetation Index with MODIS: A case study using year-long global data. Remote Sensing 8(1):34.
    DOI: 10.3390/rs8010034
  • Akitsu T., Kume A., Hirose Y., Ijima O., Nasahara K.N. (2015a) On the stability of radiometric ratios of photosynthetically active radiation to global solar radiation in Tsukuba, Japan. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volumes 209-210, pp.59-68.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.04.026
  • HANAKI, N., MURAMATSU, K., Fumio OCHIAI, F., SOYAMA, N., DAIGO, M., TADONO, T., (2015): Determination of Bamboo Distribution in Nara and Southern Kyoto PrefecturesUsing Multitemporal ALOS/AVNIR-2 Data, Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan, 35(2), pp.77-88.
    DOI: 10.11440/rssj.35.77
  • Ikawa, H., Nakai, T., Busey, R.C., Kim, Y., Kobayashi, H., Nagai, S., Ueyama, M., Saito, K., Nagano, H., Suzuki, R., Hinzman, L., (2015). Understory CO2, sensible heat, and latent heat fluxes in a black spruce forest in interior Alaska. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volumes 214-215, pp.80-90.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.08.247
  • Ito, A., T. M. Saitoh, T. Sasai, Synergies between observational and modeling studies at the Takayama site: toward a better understanding of terrestrial ecosystem processes, Ecological Research, 2015-03, Volumes 30(2), pp.201-210.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11284-014-1205-7
  • Kimura, R., Masao Moriyama & Satoru Bandou (2015) The relationship between land-surface temperature and rice quality in Tottori prefecture, Japan, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36(22), pp.5690-5706.
    DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2015.1104741
  • Kondo M., Ichii K., Takagi H., and Sasakawa M. (2015) Comparison of the data-driven top-down and bottom-up global terrestrial CO2 exchanges: GOSAT CO2 inversion and empirical eddy flux upscaling. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., Volume 120, pp.1226-1245.
    DOI: 10.1002/2014JG002866
  • Miura, T., Obata, K., Azuma, J., Huete, A., & Yoshioka, H. (2015). Inter- and intra-sensor compatibility of the enhanced vegetation indices. In Remote Sensing Handbook (Thenkabail, P. S., ed.): CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group (in press).
  • Nasahara, K.N., Nagai, S. (2015) Development of an in-situ observation network for terrestrial ecological remote sensing - the Phenological Eyes Network (PEN). Ecological Research, 30(2), pp.211-223.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11284-014-1239-x
  • Noda H. M., Muraoka H., Nasahara K.N., Saigusa N., Murayama S., Koizumi H. (2015) Phenology of leaf morphological, photosynthetic, and nitrogen use characteristics of canopy trees in a cool-temperate deciduous broadleaf forest at Takayama, central Japan. Ecological Research, 30(2), pp.247-266.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11284-014-1222-6
  • Widlowski, J-L, Mio, C., Disney, M., Adams, J., Andredakis, I., Atzberger, C., Brennan, J., Busetto, L., Chelle, M., Ceccherini, G., Colombo, R., Cote, J-F., Eenmae, A., Essery, R., Gastellu-Etchegorry, J-P., Gobron, N., Grau, E., Haverd, V., Homolova, L., Huang, H., Hunt, L., Kobayashi, H., Koetz, B., Kuusk, A., Kuusk, J., Lang, M., Lewis, P.E., Lovell, J.L., Malenovsky, Z., Meroni, M., Morsdorf, F., Mottus, M., Nilson, T., Ni-Meister, W., Pinty, B., Rautiainen, M., Schlerf, M., Somers, B., Stuckens, J., Verstraete, M.M., Yang, W., Zhao, F., Zenone, T. (2015) The fourth phase of the radiative transfer model intercomparison (RAMI) exercise: Actual canopy scenarios and conformity testing. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 169, pp.418-437.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.08.016
  • Kobayashi, H., Suzuki, R., Nagai, S., Nakai, T., Kim, Y. (2014) Spatial scale and landscape heterogeneity effects on FAPAR in an open canopy black spruce forest in interior Alaska, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp.564-568.
    DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2013.2278426
  • Ishihara, M., Inoue, Y., Ono, K., Akitsu, T., Nasahara, K.N. (2014) Comparative Analysis of the Consistency of Measurements for a Rice Paddy Obtained by Different Optical Satellite Sensors. Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan, Vol. 34 Issue 1 Pages 22-32.
    DOI: 10.11440/rssj.34.22
  • Mizuochi, H., Hiyama, T., Ohta, T., Nasahara, K.N. (2014) Evaluation of the surface water distribution in north-central Namibia based on MODIS and AMSR series. Remote Sensing, 6, pp.7660-7682.
    DOI: 10.3390/rs6087660
  • Motohka, T., Yoshida, T., Shibata, H., Tadono, T., Shimada, M. (2014), Mapping aboveground biomass in northern Japanese forests using the ALOS PRISM digital surface model. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(4), pp.1683-1691.
    DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2014.2346531
  • Shi, Y., Sasai, T., Y. Yamaguchi. (2014) Spatio-temporal evaluation of carbon emissions from biomass burning in Southeast Asia during the period 2001-2010, Ecological Modelling, 272, pp.98-115.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.09.021
  • Tanigawa, S., Moriyama, M., Honda Y., Kajiwara, K. (2014) Development of a Water Stress Detection Technique in Forested Areas. Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan, Vol. 34 Issue 2 Pages 87-101.
    DOI: 10.11440/rssj.34.87
  • Yang W., Kobayashi H., Suzuki R., Nasahara K.N. (2014) A simple method for retrieving understory NDVI in sparse needleleaf forests in Alaska using MODIS BRDF data. Remote Sensing, Vol. 6, pp.11936-11955.
    DOI: 10.3390/rs61211936
  • Fujii, A., Tasumi, M. (2013) Testing the performance of thermal-based crop coefficient in Idaho as a fundamental study for global ET estimation. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology 69: pp.127-134.
    DOI: 10.2480/agrmet.69.3.5
  • Hadano, M., Nasahara, K.N., Motohka, T., Noda, H., Murakami, K., Hosaka, M. (2013) High-resolution prediction of leaf onset date in Japan in the 21st century under the IPCC A1B scenario. Ecology and Evolution.
    DOI: 10.1002/ece3.575
  • Ichii, K., Kondo, M., Okabe, Y., Ueyama, M., Kobayashi, H., Lee, S.-J., Saigusa, N., Zhu, Z., Myneni, R.B. (2013) Recent changes in terrestrial gross primary productivity in Asia from 1982 to 2011. Remote Sensing (AVHRR 30 Years Special Issue), 5, pp.6043-6062.
    DOI: 10.3390/rs5116043
  • Ichii, K., Kondo, M., Lee, Y.H., Wang, S.Q., Kim, J., Ueyama, M., Lim, H.J., Shi, H., Suzuki, T., Ito, A., Ju, W., Huang, M., Sasai, T., Asanuma, J., Han, S.J., Hirano, T., Hirata, R., Kato, T., Kwon, H., Li, S.G., Li, Y.N., Maeda, T., Miyata, A., Matsuura, Y., Murayama, S., NakaiY., Ohta, T., Saitoh, T.M., Saigusa, N., Takagi, K., Tang, Y.H., Wang, H.M., Yu, G.R., Zhang, Y.P., Zhao, F.H. (2013) Site-level model-data synthesis of terrestrial carbon fluxes in the CarboEastAsia eddy covariance observation network: Toward future modeling efforts. Journal of Forest Research, Volumes 18, pp.13-20.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10310-012-0367-9
  • Mabuchi, K. (2013) A Numerical Study of the Relationship between the Carbon Cycle and the Land Surface Processes in the Northern Hemisphere Related to Recent El Nino Events. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 91, pp.667-686.
    DOI: 10.2151/jmsj.2013-508
  • Nagai, S., Nakai, T., Saitoh, T.M., Busey, R.C., Kobayashi, H., Suzuki, R., Muraoka, H., Kim, Y. (2013a) Seasonal changes in camera-based indices from an open canopy black spruce forest in Alaska, and comparison with indices from a closed canopy evergreen coniferous forest in Japan. Polar Science, 7, pp.125-135.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2012.12.001
  • Nagai, S., Saitoh, T.M., Kurumado, K., Tamagawa, I., Kobayashi, H., Inoue, T., Suzuki, R., Gamo, M., Muraoka, H., Nasahara, K.N. (2013b) Detection of bio-meteorological year-to-year variation by using digital canopy surface images of a deciduous broad-leaved forest. SOLA, 9, pp.106-110.
    DOI: 10.2151/sola.2013-024
  • Nagai, S., Saitoh, T.M., Noh, N-J., Yoon, T-K., Kobayashi, H., Suzuki, R., Nasahara, K.N., Son, Y-H., Muraoka, H. (2013c) Utility of information in photographs taken upwards from the floor of closed-canopy deciduous broadleaved and closed-canopy evergreen coniferous forests for continuous observation of canopy phenology. Ecological Informatics, 18, pp.10-19.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.05.005
  • Nakai, T., Kim, Y., Busey, R.C., Suzuki, R., Nagai, S., Kobayashi, H., Park, H., Sugiura, K., Ito, A., (2013) Characteristics of evapotranspiration from a permafrost black spruce forest in interior Alaska. Polar Science, 7, pp.136-148.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2013.03.003
  • Niino, N., Muramatsu, K., Tadono, T., Furumi, S., Soyama, N., Daigo, M., (2013) An Examination of the Possibility of Using ALOS/PRISM Data to Estimate Average Tree Heights in Forests in Nara Prefecture Basedona Validation Study in Japanese Cedarand Cypress Forests in Yoshino District, Nara, Japan. Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan, Vol. 33 No. 4, pp. 308-318.PDF
  • Noda, H.M., Motohka, T., Murakami, K., Muraoka, H., Nasahara, K.N. (2013) Reflectance and transmittance spectra of leaves and shoots of 22 vascular plant species and reflectance spectra of trunks and branches of 12 tree species in Japan. Ecological Research, vol. 29, pp.111.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11284-013-1096-z
  • Noda, H.M., Motohka, T., Murakami, K., Muraoka, H., and Nasahara, K.N. (2013) Accurate measurement of optical properties of narrow leaves and conifer needles with a typical integrating sphere and spectroradiometer. Plant, Cell and Environment, 36, pp.1903-1909.
    DOI: 10.1111/pce.12100
  • Obata, K., Miura, T., Yoshioka, H., & Huete, A. R. (2013). Derivation of a MODIS-compatible enhanced vegetation index from visible infrared imaging radiometer suite spectral reflectances using vegetation isoline equations. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 7(1):id.073467.
    DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073467
  • Potithep, S., Nagai, S., Nasahara, K.N., Muraoka, H. Suzuki, R. (2013) Two separate periods of the LAI-VIs relationships using in situ measurements in a deciduous broadleaf forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol. 169, pp.148-155.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2012.09.003
  • Setoyama, Y., T. Sasai. (2013) Analyzing decadal net ecosystem production control factors and the effects of recent climate events in Japan, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(1), pp.337-351.
    DOI: 10.1002/jgrg.20038
  • Sugiura, K., Nagai, S., Nakai, T., Suzuki, R. (2013). Application of time-lapse digital imagery for ground-truth verification of satellite indices in the boreal forests of Alaska. Polar Science, vol. 7, pp.149-161.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2013.02.003
  • Suzuki, R. (2013). A review of recent studies on vegetation in boreal regions by remote sensing. Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan, vol. 33(1), pp.48-55.
    DOI: 10.11440/rssj.33.48
  • Kamakura, M., Kosugi, Y., Muramatsu, K., Muraoka, H. (2012): Simulations and observations of patchy stomatal behavior in leaves of Quercus crispula, cool-temperate deciduous broad-leaved tree species, Journal of Plant Research vol. 125, pp.339-349.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10265-011-0460-8
  • Thanyapraneedkul, J., Muramatsu, K., Daigo, M., Furumi, S., Soyama, N., Nasahara, K.N., Muraoka, H., Noda, H., Nagai, S., Maeda, T., Mano, M., Mizoguchi, Y. (2012) A Vegetation index to estimate terrestrial gross Primary production capacity for the GCOM-C/SGLI satellite sensor, Remote Sensing, Vol.4 pp.3689-3712.
    DOI: 10.3390/rs4123689