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Posted on November 12 2013

  • Kato, E., Kinoshita, T., Ito, A., & Kawamiya, M. Y., Yoshiki. (2013). Evaluation of spatially explicit emission scenario of land-use change and biomass burning using a process-based biogeochemical model. Journal of Land Use Science, 8(1), 104-122.
  • Seya, H., Yamagata, Y., & Tsutsumi, M. (2013). Automatic selection of a spatial weight matrix in spatial econometrics: Application to a spatial hedonic approach.Regional Science and Urban Economics, 43(3), 429-444. doi:
  • Yamagata, Y., & Seya, H. (2013). Simulating a future smart city: An integrated land use-energy model. Applied Energy.
  • Sharifi, A., & Murayama, A. (Forthcoming). Viability of Using Global Standards for Neighbourhood Sustainability Assessment: Insights from a Comparative Case Study. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.
  • Sharifi, A., & Murayama, A. (2013). Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment in Action: Cross-Evaluation of Three Assessment Systems and Their Cases from the US, the UK, and Japan. Building and Environment. doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.11.006
  • Sharifi, A., & Murayama, A. (2013). A critical review of seven selected neighborhod sustainability assessment tools. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. doi: 10.1016/j.eiar.2012.06.006
  • Sharifi, A., & Murayama, A. (2013). Changes in the traditional urban form and the social sustainability of contemporary cities: A case study of Iranian cities. Habitat International. doi: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2012.05.007


Posted on November 12 2013

  • Mizuta, H., Yamagata, Y., & Seya, H. (2012). LARGE-SCALE TRAFFIC SIMULATION FOR LOW-CARBON CITY. Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference.
  • Nakamichi, K., Seya, H., & Yamagata, Y. (2012). Geographically explicit direct/indirect CO2 emission scenarios for a compact city in 2050. UPE10 NEXT CITY Planning For New Energy & Climate Future, 15-26.
  • Makido, Y., Shobhakar, D., & Yamagata, Y. (2012). Relationship between urban form and CO2 emissions:Evidence from fifty Japanese cities. Urban Climate, 2, 55-67. doi:
  • Bagan, H., Kinoshita, T., & Yamagata, Y. (2012). Combination of AVNIR-2, PALSAR, and Polarimetric Parameters for Land Cover Classification. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(4), 1318-1328. doi:
  • Bagan, H., & Yamagata, Y. (2012). Landsat analysis of urban growth: How Tokyo became the world’s largest megacity during the last 40 years. Remote Sensing of Environment, 127, 210-222. doi:
  • Yamagata, Y., Jan, J., Galaskiewics, J. (2012). A Contingency Theory of Policy Innovation: How Different Theories Explain the Ratification of the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.
  • Seya, H., Tsutsumi, M., Yamagata, Y. (2012). Income convergence in Japan: A Bayesian spatial Durbin model approach. Economic Modelling 29, 60-71.
  • Shigeto, S., Yamagata, Y., Ii, R., Hidaka, M., Horio, M. (2012). An easily traceable scenario for 80% CO2 emission reduction in Japan through the final consumption-based CO2 emission approach: A case study of Kyoto-city. Applied Energy 90, 201-205.
  • Sarkheyli, E., Sharifi, A., Rafieian, M., Bemanian, M.R., Murayama, A. (2012). An investigation of the reasons for non-compliance with FAR regulations in Tehran. Cities 29(4), 223-233. doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2011.09.004
  • Sharifi, A., Murayama, A., & Nagata, I. (2012). The potential of “CASBEE for urban development” for delivering sustainable communities: A case study from the “Koshigaya Lake Town” planning experience. Journal of International City Planning. 703-713.


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  • Adachi, M., Ito, A., Ishida, A., Rashidah, W., Ladpala, P., Yamagata, Y., 2011. Carbon budget of tropical forests in southeast Asia and the effects of deforestation: An approach using a process-based model and field measurements. Biogeosciences 8, 3051-3079.
  • Iwao, K., Kinoshita, T., Nasahara, K.N., Yamagata, Y., Patton, D., Tsuchida, S., 2011.Creation of new global land cover map with map integration. Geographic Information System 3, 160-165.
  • Kato, E., Kinoshita, T., Ito, A., Kawamiya, M., Yamagata, Y., 2011. Evaluation of spatially explicit emission scenario of land-use change and biomass burning using a process-based biogeochemical model. Journal of Land Use Science, 1-19.
  • Masui, T., Matsumoto, K., Hijioka, Y., Kinoshita, T., Nozawa, T., Ishiwatari, S., Kato, E., Shukla, P.R., Yamagata, Y., Kainuma, M., 2011. An emission pathway for stabilization at 6 Wm−2 radiative forcing. Climatic Change, 59-76.
  • Rafieian, M., Sharifi, A., & Shieh, E., 2011. Identification of factors that assure quality of residential environments, using environmental assessment indices: a comparative study of two Tehran neighborhoods (Zafaranieh & Khani abad). International Journal of Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning 21(2), 119-132.
  • Sharifi, A., & Murayama, A. 2011. The Significance of Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment to Neighborhood Scale Planning. Selected Papers of 11th International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association. 146-157.


Posted on November 12 2013

  • Kinoshita, T., Ohki, T., Yamagata, Y., 2010. Woody biomass supply potential for thermal power plants in Japan. Applied Energy 87, 2923-2927.
  • Bagan, H., Takeuchi, W., Kinoshita, T., Bao, Y., Yamagata, Y., 2010. Land Cover Classification and Change Analysis in the Horqin Sandy Land From 1975 to 2007. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 3, 168-177.
  • Bagan, H., Yamagata, Y., 2010. Improved subspace classification method for multispectral remote sensing image classification. Photogramm.Eng.Remote Sens 76, 1239-1251.
  • Obersteiner, M., Böttcher, H., Yamagata, Y., 2010. Terrestrial ecosystem management for climate change mitigation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2, 271-276.
  • Yamagata, Y., Takeuchi, W., Bagan, H., Ito, A., Adachi, M., 2010. Forest carbon mapping using remotely sensed disturbance history in Borneo. IEEE Earthzine.


Posted on November 12 2013

  • Bagan, H., Takeuchi, W., Yamagata, Y., Wang, X., Yasuoka, Y., 2009. Extended Averaged Learning Subspace Methods for Hyperspectral Data Classification. Sensors 9, 4247-4270.
  • Kinoshita, T., Inoue, K., Iwao, K., Kagemoto, H., Yamagata, Y., 2009. A spatial evaluation of forest biomass usage using GIS. Applied Energy 86, 1-8.
  • Kraxner, F., Yang, J., Yamagata, Y., 2009. Attitudes towards forest, biomass and certification – A case study approach to integrate public opinion in Japan. Bioresource Technology 100, 4058 – 4061.
  • Peregon, A., Maksyutov, S., Yamagata, Y., 2009. An image-based inventory of the spatial structure of West Siberian wetlands. Environmental Research Letters 4, 1-6.
  • Peregon, A., Uchida, M., Yamagata, Y., 2009. Lateral extension in Sphagnum mires along the southern margin of the boreal region, Western Siberia. Environmental Research Letters, 1-7.


Posted on November 12 2013

  • Kinoshita, T., Kato, E., Iwao, K., Yamagata, Y., 2008. Investigating the rank-size relationship of urban areas using land cover maps. Geophysical Research Letters 35, 4.
  • Alexandrov, G.A., Yamagata, Y., 2007. A peaked function for modeling temperature dependence of plant productivity. Ecological Modelling 200, 189–192.
  • Benítez, P.C., McCallum, I., Obersteiner, M., Yamagata, Y., 2007. Global potential for carbon sequestration: Geographical distribution, country risk and policy implications. Ecological Economics 60, 572-583.
  • Canadell , J.G., Kirschbaum, M.U.F., Kurz, W.A., Sanz, M.-J., Schlamadinger, B., Yamagata, Y., 2007. Factoring out natural and indirect human effects on terrestrial carbon sources and sinks. Environmental Science & Policy 10, 370-384.
  • Rokityanskiy, D., Benítez, P.C., Kraxner, F., McCallum, I., Obersteiner, M., Rametsteiner, E., Yamagata, Y., 2007. Geographically explicit global modeling of land-use change, carbon sequestration, and biomass supply. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 74, 1057–1082.
  • Schlamadinger, B., Bird, N., Johns, T., Brown, S., Canadell, J., Ciccarese, L., Dutschke, M., Fiedler, J., Fischlin, A., Fearnside, P., Forner, C., Freibauer, A., Frumhoff, P., Hoehne, N., Kirschbaum, M.U.F., Labat, A., Marland, G., Michaelowa, A., Montanarella, L., Moutinho, P., Murdiyarso, D., Pena, N., Pingoud, K., Rakonczay, Z., Rametsteiner, E., Rock, J., Sanz, M.J., Schneider, U.A., Shvidenko, A., Skutsch, M., Smith, P., Somogyi, Z., Trines, E., Ward, M., Y, Y., 2007. A synopsis of land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) under the Kyoto Protocol and Marrakech Accords. Environmental Science & Policy 10, 271-282.
  • Iwao, K., Nishida, K., Kinoshita, T., Yamagata, Y., 2006. Validating land cover maps with Degree Confluence Project information. Geophysical Research Letters 33, 5.
  • Obersteiner, M., Alexandrov, G., Benítez, P.C., McCallum, I., Kraxner, F., Riahi, K., Rokityanskiy, D., Yamagata, Y., 2006. Global Supply of Biomass for Energy and Carbon Sequestration from Afforestation / Reforestation Activities. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 11, 1003–1021.
  • Yamagata, Y., 2006. Terrestrial Carbon Budget and Ecosystem Modeling in Asia. Global Change Newsletter 67, 6-7.
  • Alexandrov, G.A., Yamagata, Y., Oikawa, T., Saigusa, N., 2005. Re-calibrating TsuBiMo with eddy-covariance measurements at Takayama. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 134, 135-142.
  • Ceronsky, M., Hepburn, C., Obersteiner, M., Yamagata, Y., 2005. Clashing strategic cultures and climate policy. Climate Policy 4, 347-357.
  • Mizuta, H., Yamagata, Y., 2005a. Gaming simulation of the international CO2 emission trading under the Kyoto Protocol. Agent-Based Simulation 1, 72-81.
  • Mizuta, H., Yamagata, Y., 2005b. International Emissions Trading with Agent-Based Simulation and Web-Based Gaming. ICM Millennium Lectures on Games, 319-333.
  • Takeda, T., Oguma, H., Yone, Y., Yamagata, Y., Fujinuma, Y., 2005a. Comparison of Leaf Area Density Measured by Laser Range Finder and Stratified Clipping Method. Phyton 45, 505-510.
  • Takeda, T., Oguma, H., Yone, Y., Yamagata, Y., Fujinuma, Y., 2005b. Evaluation of Measuring Canopy Gap by Laser Range Finder. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology 60, 1085-1088.
  • Yone, Y., Oguma, H., Yamagata, Y., Fujinuma, Y., 2005a. Development of Measurement System for Evaluating Forest Ecosystems: Measurement Method of Above ground Biomass Growth by Using Airborne Laser Survey. Phyton 45, 517-524.
  • Yone, Y., Oguma, H., Yamagata, Y., Fujinuma, Y., Sasa, K., 2005b. Analysis of Regeneration Pattern in a Natural Forest of Northern Japan Using Airborne Lidar and Aerial Photogrammetry. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology 60, 1001-1004.
  • Alexandrov, G., Yamagata, Y., 2004. Verification of carbon sink assessment: Can we exclude natural sinks? Climatic Change 67, 437-447.
  • Benítez, P., McCallum, I., Obersteiner, M., Yamagata, Y., 2004. Global Supply for Carbon Sequestration: Identifying Least-Cost Afforestation Sites Under Country Risk Considerations. Interim Report 04, 1-22.
  • Alexandrov, G.A., Oikawa, T., Yamagata, Y., 2003. Climate dependence of the CO2 fertilization effect on terrestrial net primary production. Tellus 55B, 669-675.
  • Yamagata, Y., 2003. Cross-cutting issues. IPCC-Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry, chapter 5.
  • Yoshiki, Y., Alexandrov, G., Nishida, K., Saigusa, N., Oikawa, T., 2003. Integration of Remote Sensing with CO2 Flux measurement for modelling forest NEP. International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences 34(Part. 7/W14), 1-5.
  • Alexandrov, G., Oikawa, T., Yamagata, Y., 2002. The scheme for globalization of a process-based model explaining gradations in terrestrial NPP and its application. Ecological Modelling 148, 293-306.
  • Alexandrov, G., Yamagata, Y., 2002. Net biome production of managed forests in Japan. SCIENCE IN CHINA(Series C) 45, 109-115.
  • Binkley, C.S., Brand, D., Harkin, Z., Bull, G., Ravindranath, N.H., Obersteiner, M., Nilsson, S., Yamagata, Y., Krott, M., 2002. Carbon sink by the forest sector: options and needs for implementation. Forest Policy and Economics 4, 65-77.
  • Golubyatnikov, L., Yamagata, Y., Alexandrov, G., 2002. Stochastic Generator of Monthly Precipitation and Monthly Average Temperature. Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics 38, 40-47.
  • Mizuta, H., Yamagata, Y., 2002. Agent-based Simulation and Gaming System for International Emissions Trading. IOS Press.
  • Sedjo, R.A., Amano, M., Yamagata, Y., 2002. The Operationalization of the Kyoto Protocol with a Focus on Sinks: A Perspective for Japan. Bulletin of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute 1, 151-161.
  • Kameyama, S., Yamagata, Y., Nakamura, F., Kaneko, M., 2001. Development of WTI and turbidity estimation model using SMA: application to Kushiro Mire, eastern Hokkaido, Japan. Remote Sensing of Environment 77, 1-9.
  • Mizuta, H., Yamagata, Y., 2001a. Agent-Based Simulation and Greehouse Gas Emissions Trading.
  • Mizuta, H., Yamagata, Y., 2001b. Agent-Based Simulation for Economic and Environmental Studies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2253/2001, 142-152.
  • Michael, O., Azar, C., Kauppi, P., Möllersten, K., Moreira, J., Nilsson, S., Read, P., Riahi, K., Schlamadinger, B., Yamagata, Y., Yan, J., Ypersele, J.-P.V., 2001. Managing Climate Risk. SCIENCE 294, 786-787.
  • Schlamadinger, B., Obersteiner, M., Michaelowa, A., Grubb, M., Azar, C., Yamagata, Y., Goldberg, D., Read, P., Kirschbaum, M.U., Fearnside, P., Sugiyama, T., Rametsteiner, E., Boeswald, K., 2001. Capping the cost of compliance with the Kyoto protocol and recycling revenues into land-use project. Scientific World Journal 1, 271-280.
  • Yamagata, Y., Alexandrov, G., 2001a. Global Potential of Carbon Sinks under the Kyoto Protocol.
  • Yamagata, Y., Alexandrov, G.A., 2001b. Would Forestation alleviate the burden of emission reduction? An assessment of the future carbon sink from ARD activities. Climate Policy 1, 27-40.
  • Watson, R., Yamagata, Y., 2000. Afforestation, Reforestation, and Deforestation (ARD) Activities, Land Use, Land-Use Change, and forestry. Cambridge University Press.
  • Alexandrov, G.A., Yamagata, Y., Oikawa, T., 1999. Towards a model for projecting Net Ecosystem Production of the world forests. Ecological Modelling 123, 183-191.
  • Yamagata, Y., Alexandrov, G., 1999. Political implication of defining carbon sinks under the Kyoto Protocol. World Resource Review 11, 346-359.
  • Yamagata, Y., Yasuoka, Y., 1996. Unmixing wetland vegetation types by subspace method using hyper spectral CASI image. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 31, 781-787.
  • Yoshiki, Y., Masayuki, N., 1992. Spatial Competition Model of Plant Growth Form Strategy. Ecological Processes in Agro-Ecosystems 1, 47-54.
  • Wiegand, C., Shibayama,M, Yamagata,Y, Akiyama, T., 1989. Spectral Observations for Estimating the Growth and Yield of Rice. Japanese Journal of Crop Science 58, 673-683.
  • Yamagata, Y., 1989. Remote sensing of agricultural damage. Bulletin of the Biometric Soc. of Japan, 10, 23-34.
  • Yamagata, Y., Wiegand, C., Akiyama, T., Shibayama, M., 1988b. Water turbidity and perpendicular vegetation indices for paddy rice flood damage analyses. Remote Sensing of Environment 26, 241-251.
  • Shibayama, M., Wiegand, C., Akiyama, T., Yamagata, Y., 1988. Radiometric predictions for agronomic variables of rice canopies using a visible to mid-infrared spectroradiometer. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 27, 508-517.
  • Takezawa, K., Yamagata, Y., 1988. Introducing “common sense” into statistics. Bulletin of the Biometric Soc. of Japan 9, 165-173, 707-717.
  • Yamagata, Y., Wiegand, C., Akiyama, T., Shibayama, M., 1988a. Flood inundation and rice crop damage analyzed by multitemporal TM data. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 27, 707-717.
  • Yamagata, Y., Akiyama, T., 1988. Flood Damage Analysis using Multitemporal Landsat Thematic Mapper Data. Int. J. Remote Sensing 9, 503-514.
  • Akiyama, T., Shibayama, M., Yamagata, Y., 1988. Crop growth diagnosis from low altitude platform-sensor systems. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 27B7, 11-20.