Publications and Conferences

Recent Publications (J: Japanese, JE: Japanese with English abstract)

Derdouri, A., and Murayama, Y., 2018. Onshore wind farm suitability analysis using GIS-based analytic hierarchy process: A case study of Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Geoinformatics & Geostatistics: An Overview. (Accepted).

Dissanayake, D.M.S.L.B., Morimoto, T. and Ranagalage, M., 2018. Accessing the soil erosion rate based on RUSLE model for sustainable land use management: A case study of the Kotmale watershed, Sri Lanka. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, pp.1-16.

Estoque, R.C., Murayama, Y., Lasco, R.D., Myint, S.W., Pulhin, F.B., Wang, C., Ooba, M. and Hijioka, Y., 2018. Changes in the landscape pattern of the La Mesa Watershed–The last ecological frontier of Metro Manila, Philippines. Forest Ecology and Management, 430, pp.280-290.

Estoque, R.C., Pontius, R.G., Murayama, Y., Hou, H., Thapa, R.B., Lasco, R.D. and Villar, M.A., 2018. Simultaneous comparison and assessment of eight remotely sensed maps of Philippine forests. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 67, pp.123-134.

Handayani, H., Murayama, Y., Ranagalage, M., Liu, F. and Dissanayake, D.M.S.L.B., 2018. Geospatial analysis of horizontal and vertical urban expansion using multi-spatial resolution data: A case study of Surabaya, Indonesia. Remote Sensing, 10(10), p.1599.

Handayani, H.H., Estoque, R.C. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Estimation of built-up and green volume using geospatial techniques: A case study of Surabaya, Indonesia. Sustainable Cities and Society, 37, pp.581-593.

Liu, F. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Landsat evaluation of land cover composition and its impacts on urban thermal environment: A case study on the fast-growing Shanghai metropolitan area from 2000 to 2015. Geoinformatics & Geostatistics: An Overview. (Accepted)

Ranagalage, M., Dissanayake, D.M.S.L.B., Murayama, Y., Zhang, X., Estoque, R., Perera, E.N.C. and Morimoto, T., 2018. Quantifying surface urban heat island formation in the world heritage tropical mountain city of Sri Lanka. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(9), p.341.

Ranagalage, M., Estoque, R., Handayani, H., Zhang, X., Morimoto, T., Tadono, T. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Relation between urban volume and land surface temperature: A comparative study of planned and traditional cities in Japan. Sustainability, 10(7), p.2366.

Ranagalage, M., Estoque, R.C., Zhang, X. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Spatial changes of urban heat island formation in the Colombo district, Sri Lanka: Implications for sustainability planning. Sustainability, 10(5), 1367.

Ranagalage, M. and Murayama, Y. (2018). Measurement of urban built-up volume using remote sensing data and geospatial techniques. Tsukuba Geoenvironmental Sciences,14, pp.19-29. (Accepted)

Rousta, R., Sarif, M.O., Gupta, R.D., Olafsson, H., Ranagalage, M., Murayama, Y., Zhang, H. and Mushore, T.D. (2018). Spatio-temporal analysis of land use/land cover change and its effects on surface Urban Heat Island using multi spatial Landsat datasets: A case study on the Metropolitan City, Tehran (1988-2018). Sustainability, 7(11). (Accepted)

Simwanda, M. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Spatiotemporal patterns of urban land use change in the rapidly growing city of Lusaka, Zambia: Implications for sustainable urban development. Sustainable Cities and Society, 39, pp.262-274.

Wang, R., Derdouri, A. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Spatiotemporal simulation of future land use/cover change scenarios in the Tokyo metropolitan area. Sustainability, 10(6), p.2056.

Wang, R., Hou, H. and Murayama, Y., 2018. Scenario-based simulation of Tianjin city using a cellular automata–Markov model. Sustainability, 10(8), p.2633.

Wang, R. and Murayama, Y. (2018). Spontaneous simulation of land surface temperature in Tianjin city, China. Tsukuba Geoenvironmental Sciences, 14, pp.37-44.(Accepted)

Murayama, Y. and Estoque, R.C. (In Press). Urbanization. In: Y. Himiyama, T. Oki and K. Satake (Eds.). Human Geoscience. Springer.

Recent Conferences (J: Japanese, JE: Japanese with English abstract)

Yuki Iwai. (2020). A study on the selection process of tsunami evacuation sites using qualitative GIS approaches: the case of Ishinomaki city, Miyagi prefecture. JpGU - AGU Joint Meeting 2020. July 16.

Ranagalage Mahinda Manjula, Yuji Murayama, Takehiro Morimoto. (2020). Urban Expansion and Its Impact on the Urban Flood Disaster: A Case Study of Colombo Metropolitan Area, Sri Lanka. JpGU - AGU Joint Meeting 2020. July 16.

SUMUDU DARSHANA ATHUKORALA ARACHCHIGE, Yuji Murayama, Bunkei Matsushita, Ronald C. Estoque. (2020). Changes in the landscape pattern of the Muthurajawela Marsh and Negombo Lagoon Sri Lanka: Socio-ecological implications. JpGU - AGU Joint Meeting 2020. July 16.

ZILAI ZHENG, Takehiro Morimoto. (2020). Modeling and Mapping the Suitability of Parcel Pick-up Points using GIS-based Multivariate Binary Logistic Regression Model: A Case Study of Guangzhou City, China. JpGU - AGU Joint Meeting 2020. July 16.

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Yuki Iwai. (2019). Prediction of tsunami inundation based on the experience of the Great East Japan Earthquake. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2019.

Darshana, A.A.S. (2017). Challenges of spatio-temporal transformation of urban wetlands in Sri Lanka: A case study of Muthurajawela Marsh and Negombo Lagoon. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Darshana, A.A.S. (2017). Spatio-temporal transformation of western wetlands in Sri Lanka: A case study of Muthurajawela Marsh and Negombo Lagoon. Presented during the European Conference of Tropical Ecology, February 6-10, 2017, Brussels, Belgium.

Derdouri, A. (2017). Optimal onshore wind farm siting using spatial analytic hierarchy process: A case study of Fukushima prefecture, Japan. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Feng, J. (2017). Flight risk analysis for logistics drone routes: A case study of Tsukuba City. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan. (J)

Gong, H. (2017). Geospatial modeling of urban growth in Shanghai. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Handayani, H.H. (2017). Urban and green volume estimation using remote sensing-GIS techniques: A case study of Surabaya, Indonesia. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Hou, H. (2017). Walking behavior and neighborhood environment: A case study in Tokyo Metropolitan Area. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan.

Kai, L. (2017). Spatial-temporal analysis of human mobility in Manila Metropolitan Area. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Manjula, R.M. (2017). Landslide hazards assessment in Nuwara Eliya district in Sri Lanka. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan.

San Cristobal, G. (2017). Gender differences in spatial mobility for work purposes: A case study in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan.

Shu, M. (2017). Evaluation of the giant panda's habitat in Wolong Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province, China. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan.

Simwanda, M. (2017). Drivers of urban land use changes in a rapidly urbanizing African City: A case study of Lusaka, Zambia. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Subasinghe, S. (2017). Urban process and future development of Colombo Metropolitan Area, Sri Lanka. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan.

Wang, R. (2017). Modeling land use and land cover dynamic changes in Tianjin City. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

Wang, R. (2017). Dynamic change of land use/cover in Tianjin City based on Markov and cellular automata model. To be presented during the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, March 28-30, 2017, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan.

Xinmin, Z., Estoque, R.C. and Murayama, Y. (2017). Investigating the relationships between land surface temperature and social-ecological variables: A case study of Nanchang City, China. To be presented during the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, May 20-25, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.

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