HIYAMA, Tetsuya

Research Professor, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research Division for Land-Ocean Ecosystem (Nagoya, Japan)

Research interest: global warming, climate change, atmospheric-terrestrial water cycle, carbon cycle, permafrost, groundwater

Profile:

2015 – present Professor, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University

2014 – 2015 Professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University

2010 – 2014 Associate professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature , National Institutes for the Humanities  

2007 – 2010 Associate professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University

2002 – 2007 Assistant Professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University    

Current research projects:

  • Budget analysis of greenhouse gases in the Arctic region
  • Impact of global warming on atmospheric-terrestrial water cycles in permafrost region
  • Transdisciplinary research for conservation of permafrost under changing climate
  • Study on dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems and atmospheric boundary layer 
  • Assessing groundwater vulnerability and sustainability

Professional Societies: 

Japan Geoscience Union, International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), Terrestrial Working Group (TWG)