April 1, 2015


YONEMURA, Seiichiro

Division and Post

Division of Agro-meteorology, Senior Researcher


Phone +81-(0)29-838-8206(Laboratory8289)
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E-mail: yone @affrc.go.jp



Current Researches

Academic and Professional Background

Original Papers


  1. kiyama H., Hayakawa A., Sudo S., Yonemura S., Tanonaka T., Yagi K.,2009,An automated sampling system for long-term monitoring of nitrous oxide and methane fluxes from soils, Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition,in press,
  2. M. Shiraiwa, Y. Kondo, N. Moteki, N. Takegawa, L. K. Sahu, A. Takami, S. Hatakeyama, S. Yonemura, and D. R. Blake,2008,Radiative impact of mixing state of black carbon aerosol in the Asian outflow, Journal of Geophysical Research, "113, D24210",doi:10.1029/2008JD010546
  3. M. von Hobe, U. Kuhn, H. van Diest, L. Sandoval-Soto, T. Kenntner, F. Helleis, S. Yonemura, M.O. Andreae and J. Kesselmeier, 2008, Automated in Situ Analysis of Volatile Sulphur Gases. Imternational Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 88, 303-315.
  4. Tanimoto H., Mukai H., Sawa Y., Matsueda H., Yonemura S., Wang T., Poon S., Wong A., Lee G., Jung J.Y., Kim K.R., Lee M.H., Lin N.H., Wang J.L., Ou-Yang C.F., Wu C.F., Akimoto H., Pochanart P., Tsuboi K., Doi H., Zellweger C., Klausen J. 2008. Direct assessment of international consistency of standards for ground-level ozone: Strategy and implementation toward metrological traceability network in Asia.Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 9, 1183-1193,DOI: 10.1039/b701230f.
  5. Nishimura S., Yonemura S., Sawamoto T., Shirato Y., Akiyama H., Sudo S., Yagi K.. 2008. Effect of land use change from paddy rice to upland crop cultivation on the soil carbon budget of a cropland in Japan. Agricultural Ecosystems and Environments, 125, 9-20.
  6. Yonemura S., Kawashima S., Matsueda M., Sawa Y., Inoue S., Tanimoto H., 2008, Characteristics of temporal variations in ozone concentrations derived from principal component analysis. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-007-0314-4.
  7. Sawa Y., Tanimoto H., Yonemura S., Matsueda M., Mukai H., Wada A., Taguchi S., Hayasaka T., Tsuruta H., Tohjima Y., Mukai H., Kikuchi N., Katagiri S., Tsuboi K. 2007, Carbon monoxide for widespread pollution events observed over the western North Pacific during EAREX campaign 2005. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D22S26, doi:10.1029/2006JD008055
  8. Yonemura S. and Kawashima S., 2007, Concentrations of carbon gases and oxygen and their emission ratios in the burning of rice seed sheaths in a wind tunnel. Atmospheric Environment 41, 1407-1416.
  9. Yonemura S., Sandoval-Soto L., J. Kesselmeier J., Kuhn U., von Hobe M., and Kawashima S. (2005) COS uptake and DMS emission by/from plants. Phyton,45, 17-24.
  10. Nouchi I. and Yonemura S. (2005) N2O, CO2 and CH4 fluxes from soybean and barley double cropping in relation to tillage in Japan. Phyton, 45, 327-338.
  11. Tanimoto H., Sawa Y., Matsueda H., Uno I., Ohara T., Yamaji K., Kurokawa J., Yonmura S. (2005) Significant latitudinal gradient in the surface ozone spring maximum over East Asia. Geophysical Research Letters, , L21805, doi:10.1029/2005GL023514.
  12. Nishimura S., Sudo S., Akiyama H., Yonemura S., Yagi K., Tsuruta H. (2005) Development of a system for simultaneous and continuous measurement of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide fluxes from croplands based on the automated closed chamber method. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 51, 557-564.
  13. Ishizuka S, Iswandi A., Nakajima Y., Yonemura S., Sudo S., Tsuruta H., Murdiyarso D. (2005) The variation of greenhouse gas emissions from soils at various land-use/cover types in Jambi province, Indonesia. Nutrient Cycles in Agro-Ecosystems, 71, 17-32.
  14. Ishizuka S, Iswandi A., Nakajima Y., Yonemura S., Sudo S., Tsuruta H., Murdiyarso D.(2005) Spatial patterns of greenhouse gases emission in a tropical rain forest, Indonesia. Nutrient Cycles in Agro-Ecosystems 71, 55-62.
  15. Du M., Kawashima, S. Yonemura S., Zhang X., Chen S. (2004) Mutual influence between the human activities and the climatic change in Tibetan Plateau during recent years. Global and Planetary Change 41, 241-249.
  16. Prasad K.V., K.V.S.Badarinath, S.Yonemura and H.Tsuruta (2004) Regional inventory of soil surface nitrogen balances in Indian agriculture (2000-2001). Journal of Environmental Management 73, 209-218.
  17. Kawashima S., Matsuo K., Du M., Takahashi Y., Inoue S., Yonemura S. (2004) An algorhithm for estimating potential deposition of corn pollen for environmental assessment. Environmental Biosafety Research 3, 197-207.
  18. Prasad V. K., Badarinath K.V.S., Tsuruta H., Sudo S., Yonemura S., Cardina J., Stinner B., Moore R., Stinner D., Hoy C. (2003) Implications of Land Use Changes on Carbon Dynamics and Sequestration-Evaluation from Forestry Datasets, India. The Environmentalist 23, 175-187.
  19. Yonemura S., Tsuruta H., Sudo S., Leong C.P., Lim S.F., Zubaidi J. (2002) Annual and El Nino/Southern Oscillation variations in observations of in situ stratospheric ozone over Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Geophysical Research 107, 2001JD000518.
  20. Yonemura S., Sudo S., Tsuruta H., Kawashima S. (2002) Relations between Light Hydrocarbon, Carbon Monoxide, and Carbon Dioxide Concentrations in the Plume from the Combustion of Plant Material in a Furnace. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 43, 1-19.
  21. Yonemura S., Tsuruta H., Sudo S., Leong C.P., Lim S.F., Zubaidi J., Hayashi M.(2002) Tropospheric ozone climatology over Peninsular Malaysia from 1992 to 1999. Journal of Geophysical Research 107, 2001JD000993.
  22. Yonemura S., Tsuruta H., Maeda T., Kawashima S., Sudo S., Hayashi M. (2002) Tropospheric ozone variability over Singapore from August 1996 to December 1999. Atmospheric Environment 36, 2061-2070.
  23. Kawashima S., Yonemura S. (2001) Measuring ammonia concentratin over a grassland near livestock facilities using a semicondctor ammonia sensor. Atmospheric Environment 35, 3831-3839.
  24. Prasad K.V., Badrinath K.V.S., Gupta P.K., Sharma C., Mitra A.P.,Sudo S.,Yonemura S., Tsuruta H. (2001) Methyl Halide Emissions from Biomass Burning - Estimates from Tropical Secondary Mixed Deciduous Forests. Asian Journal of Technology and Environment 2, 273-303.
  25. Yonemura S., Yokozawa M. (2000) A process-based model fot the global estimation of CH4- and CO-uptake strengths by soils. World Resource Review 12, 149-170.
  26. Yonemura S., Yokozawa M., Kawashima S., Tsuruta H. (2000) Model analysis of the influence of gas diffusivity in soil on CO and H2 uptake. Tellus 52B, 919-933.
  27. Yonemura S., Kawashima S., Tsuruta H. (2000) Carbon moxide, hydrogen, and methane uptake by soils in a temperate arable field and a forest. Journal of Geophysical Research 105, 14347-14362.
  28. Yonemura S., Miyata A., Yokozawa M. (2000) Concentration of carbon moxnoxide and methane at two heights above a grass field and their deposition onto the field. Atmospheric Environment 34, 5007-5014.
  29. Yonemura S., Morokuma M., S. Kawashima S., Tsuruta H., 1999, Carbon monoxide photoproduction from rice and maize leaves, Atmospheric Environment, 33, 2915-2920
  30. Yonemura S., Kawashima S., Tsuruta H., 1999, Continuous measurement of CO and H2 deposition velocities onto an andison:Uptake control by soil moisture. Tellus, 51B, 688-700
  31. Yonemura S., Iwagami N., 1996, Infrared absorption measurement of carbon monoxide column abundance over Tokyo. Atmospheric Environment, 30, 3697-3703

(Peer-reviewed Proceedings and Books)

  1. MINGYUAN DU, SEIICHIRO YONEMURA, TETSUJI YAMADA, XIANZOU ZHANG, YINGNIAN LI, SONG GU, LIANG ZHAO, YANHONG TANG ", 2009,A numerical simulation of the influences of local circulation over complex terrain on gas dispersion on the Tibetan Plateau,Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on FLUID MECHANICS,"FLUDS, WSEAS Press,",58-63
  2. TOMOKI USHIYAMA, MINGYUAN DU, SATOSHI INOUE, HIROYUKI SHIBAIKE, SEIICHIRO YONEMURA, SHIGETO KAWASHIMA,2009,Three-dimensional simulation of rice pollen dispersal and hybridization in field scale,Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS International Conference on MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY and ECOLOGY,"MABE, WSEAS Press",27-32
  3. Du M., Kawashima S., Yonemura S., Yamada T., Zhang Z., Liu J., Li Y., Gu S., Tang Y. 2007 Temperature distribution in the high mountain regions on the Tibetan Plateau-Measurement and simulation MODSIM2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. , December 2007 Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (ISBN: 978-0-9758400-4-7) pp.2146-2152
  4. Prasad V.K., Gupta P.K., Sharma C., Kant Y., Sudo S., Yonemura S., Tsuruta H., Badarinath K.V.S (2005) Greenhouse gas emission inventory from biomass burning due to shifting cultivation in India In Trends in Air Pollution Research (ISBN 1-59454-326-7) edited by J.V. Livingston, Nova, New York, pp.1-26.
  5. Du, M., Yonemura, S., Maki, T., Shen, Z. and Wang, W. (2003) Observational study on the relationships between ground surface condition and dust outbreak in Dunhuang, China. Arid Land Geography (ISSN 1000-6060), 26, Supplement, pp. 25-31.
  6. Du, M., Yonemura, S. Shen, Z., Shen, Y., Wang W. and Maki, T. (2002) Wind erosion processes during dust storm in Dunhuang, China. Gao, A. et al. (Eds.), 2002:Proceedings, 12th international soil conservation organization conference, May 26-31, 2002 Beijing, China, Tsinghua University Press, ISBN 7-302-05524-6/TV.38, pp. 624-629.
  7. Du M., Kawashima S., Matsuo K., Yonemura S., Inoue S. (2001) Simulation of the effect of a cornfield on wind and on pollen deposition. MODSIM2001 The modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc., pp.899-903.
  8. Yonemura, S., Yokozawa M., Kawashima S., Tsuruta H. (2000) Trace gase absorption by soil. Simulation study on diffusion processes of trace gases. In Computational Methods for Flow and Transport in Porous Media, Kluwer Academic Publishers ISSBN 0-7923-6263-2, pp.371-381.

(Domestic papers written in English)

  1. Yonemura S., Yokozawa M., Shirato Y. and Nouchi I.,2009,Soil CO2 concentrations and their implications in a plow-managed agricultural soil, J. Agri. Met.,in press,
  2. T. Ohtsuka, M. Hirota, X. Zhangc, A. Shimono, Y. Senga, M. Du, S. Yonemura, S. Kawashima and Yanhong Tang",2008,Soil organic carbon pools in alpine to nival zones along an altitudinal gradient (4400-5300 m) on the Tibetan Plateau,Polar Science,2(4),277-285
  3. Tanimoto H., Sawa Y., Matsueda H., Uno I., Ohara T., Yamaji K., Kurokawa J., Yonmura S. 2007 Evaluation of standards and methods for continuous measurements of carbon monoxide at ground-based sites in Asia Papers in Meteorology and Geophysics 58 85-93, doi:10.2467/mripapers.58.85
  4. Yonemura S., Du M., Shen Z., Shen Y., Wang W., Maki T., Kawashima S., Inoue S. (2005) Time series analyses of dust concentrations measured at Dunhuang Gobi desert site: Analyses of asymmetry property of dust concentration index. J. Agri. Met. 60, 1049-1052.
  5. Du M., Yonemura S., Shen Z., Shen Y., Wang W., Yamada Y., Maki T., Kawashima S., Inoue S. (2005) Tillage effects on aeolian dust emission in bare agricultural fields at Dunhuang, China. J. Agri. Met 60, 503-596.
  6. Kawashima S., Fujita T., Matsuo K., Shibaike H., Du M., Inoue S. and Yonemura S.(2005) Variation feature of airborne corn pollen number obtained by the automatic pollen monitor. J. Agri. Met 60, 1033-1036.