IWATE University  Faculty of Agriculture  Department of Forest Science 


Associate Professor

Year of Birth


Laboratory Address

〒0208550 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka 020-8550, Japan

Mail Address

E-mail address

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

  • Forest management

  • Forest dynamics

Graduating School 【 display / non-display


    Kyushu University   Faculty of Agriculture   Forestry   Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    Kyushu University  Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Forestry  Doctor's Course  Unfinished Course

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Kyushu University -  Doctor of Agriculture  1999.09.30

  • Kyushu University -  Master of Agriculture  1995.03.31

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2007.04

    IWATE University   Abolition organization   Environmental Sciences for Sustainability   Associate Professor   [Duty]

  • 2005.11

    IWATE University   Faculty of Agriculture   Environmental Science   Forest Science   Associate Professor (As Old Post Name)   [Duty]

  • 2000.12

    IWATE University   Faculty of Agriculture   Environmental Science   Forest Science   Lecturer   [Duty]

  • 1997.04

    IWATE University   Faculty of Agriculture   Research Assistant   [Duty]

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Forest Dynamics

  • Forest Mensuration


Course Subject 【 display / non-display

  • 2004

    Introduction of Forest Science

  • 2004

    Basic Mathematics for Agriculture

  • 2004

    Forest Environment and Wildlife

  • 2004

    Forest Mensuration

  • 2004

    Practice of Forest Inventory and Planning

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Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Silviculture of conifer-broadleaved mixed forest originated from conifer pure forest

    Periods of research:


    Keywords : Forest Structure,Tree Species Diversity,Competition, Topography

    Style of Research: Individual

    Research Program: Grant-in-Aid for Promotion of Private Scientific Research  

  • Size structure dynamics of even-aged pure forests

    Periods of research:


    Keywords : Even-aged pure forests,Size structure,Competition

    Style of Research: Individual

    Research Program: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research  

  • Forest dynamics in secondary forests

    Periods of research:


    Keywords : increment, size structure, species composition

    Style of Research: Individual

    Research Program: The Other Research Programs  

Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Regeneration process biased toward under-crown Sasa-lacking habitat of sparse Abies mariesii forest with dense undergrowth of dwarf bamboo on a snowy mountain, northern Japan

    Hisashi Sugita, Yusuke Nishio, Toshihiko Takahashi, Takuya Kajimoto, Yu Ichihara and Takashi Kunisaki

    Journal of Forest Research   24   178 - 186   2019.03  [Refereed]

    Bulletin of University, Institute, etc.  Multiple authorship


  • Modeling height-diameter relationship for bamboo, Phyllostachys bambusoides

    Inoue, A., Kunisaki, T., Kitahara, F. and Suga, H.

    Bamboo Journal   28   1 - 9   2012.04  [Refereed]

    International Conference Proceedings  Multiple authorship

  • Winter food abundance for Japanese monkeys in differently aged Japanese cedar plantations in snowy regions"jointly worked"

    Sakamaki, H., Enari, H., Aoi, T. and Kunisaki, T.

    Mammal Study   36   1 - 10   2011.03  [Refereed]

    Academic Journal  Multiple authorship

  • Spatial difference in the abundance of Zelkova serrata juvenile trees in a heavily thinned Norway spruce (Picea abies L. Karst.) plantation: Effects of distance from neighboring Z. serrata canopy trees "jointly worked"

    Kunisaki, T. and Ogawa, M.

    Tohoku Journal of Forest Science   14 ( 2 ) 43 - 49   2009.11  [Refereed]

    Academic Journal  Multiple authorship

  • A note on daily movement patterns of a female Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) in a suburban area of Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan "jointly worked"

    Sakamoto, Y., Kunisaki, T., Sawaguchi, I., Aoi, T., Harashina, K. and Deguchi, Y.

    Mammal Study   34   165 - 170   2009.09  [Refereed]

    Academic Journal  Multiple authorship

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Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • 2011.03

Preferred joint research theme 【 display / non-display

  • Mechanizm of tree species co-existence in conifer-broadleaved mixed forest

    Joint research form : Cooperative Research with other research organizations including universities.