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Yoshinari Tanaka

Professor, the Doctor of Agricultural Sciences
Yoshinari Tanaka

Address:
7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
Sophia University
Building No.2, 15th Floor, Room 1517
TEL:
+81-3-3238-4364
E-mail:

Overview

Resume

1986-1991
Nagoya University, School of Agricultural Sciences (graduate student)
1996
Yokohama National University (visiting associate professor)
2001
Chuo University, Department of Economics (associate professor)
2002
Chuo University, Department of Economics (professor)
2006
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Environmental Risk Research (chief)
2016
Sophia University, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (professor)

Research Field

  • Development of evaluation methods for impacts of chemical substances and other pollutants on ecosystems and biodiversity based on ecological modeling.
  • Elaboration of environmental effect assessment for warming, water pollution and other human-induced factors.
  • Trait-based analyses on the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functions.
  • Simulations of extinction of populations by genetic factors such as inbreeding depression and introgressive hybridization.
  • Theoretical studies on the evolution of social communication systems in organisms.

Teaching

  • Environmental Ecology
  • Ecological Risk Assessment of Pollutants