Dr. Toshiaki Owari

Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Associate Professor





2007  M.Sc., University of Helsinki, Finland

2000  Ph.D., The University of Tokyo, Japan

1995  M.Sc., Hokkaido University, Japan

1993  B.Sc., Hokkaido University, Japan


Publications (Selected)

  1. Owari, T., Tatsumi, S., Ning, L., Yin, M. (2015) Height growth of Korean pine seedlings planted under strip-cut larch plantations in Northeast China. International Journal of Forestry Research, 2015: Article ID 178681
  2. Goto, S., Owari, T., Ogawa, H., Kimura, T., Fukuoka, S., Takuma, R., Inukai, S., Takahashi, K., Sasaki, S. (2015) Survival and shoot growth of containerized and bare-rooted seedlings of Picea jezoensis during three years after planting. Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, 4(1): 1-6 (in Japanese with English summary)
  3. Tatsumi, S., Owari, T., Kasahara, H., Nakagawa, Y. (2014) Individual-level analysis of damage to residual trees after single-tree selection harvesting in northern Japanese mixedwood stands. Journal of Forest Research, 19(4): 369-378
  4. Tatsumi, S., Owari, T., Yin, M., Ning, L. (2014) Neighborhood analysis of underplanted Korean pine demography in larch plantations: Implications for uneven-aged management in northeast China. Forest Ecology and Management, 322: 10-18
  5. Goto, S., Owari, T., Tokuni, M., Matsui, M. (2014) Survival and growth of eleven tree species after the elapse of more than 45 years of their plantation at four different altitudinal zones in the University of Tokyo Hokkaido Forest. Bulletin of the University of Tokyo Forests, 130: 15-29 (in Japanese with English summary)
  6. Owari, T., Nakagawa, Y., Inukai, H. (2013) Determinants of spatially explicit classification decisions in natural forest management in central Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of Forest Planning, 18(2): 151-156
  7. Tatsumi, S., Owari, T. (2013) Modeling the effects of individual-tree size, distance, and species on understory vegetation based on neighborhood analysis. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 43(11): 1006-1014
  8. Owari, T. (2013) Relationships between the abundance of Abies sachalinensis juveniles and site conditions in selection forests of Central Hokkaido, Japan. Forest Resource Management and Mathematical Modeling, 12: 1-20
  9. Tanaka, N., Kamata, N., Shibano, H., Owari, T., Ohkawa, A., Igarashi, Y., Arakida, K. (2013) Estimation of long-term data sets of annual mean temperature in Ecohydrology Research Institute, the University of Tokyo Hokkaido Forest, and the University of Tokyo Chichibu Forest. Bulletin of the University of Tokyo Forests, 128: 1-19 (in Japanese with English summary)
  10. Tatsumi, S., Owari, T., Ohkawa, A., Nakagawa, Y. (2013) Bayesian modeling of neighborhood competition in uneven-aged mixed-species stands. FORMATH, 12: 191-209
  11. Tatsumi, S., Owari, T., Toyama, K., Shiraishi, N. (2012) Adaptation of a spatially-explicit individual-based forest dynamics model SORTIE-ND to conifer-broadleaved mixed stands in the University of Tokyo Hokkaido Forest. FORMATH, 11: 1-26
  12. Owari, T., Kamata, N., Tange, T., Kaji, M., Shimomura, A. (2011) Effects of silviculture treatments in a hurricane-damaged forest on carbon storage and emissions in central Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of Forestry Research, 22(1): 13-20
  13. Owari, T., Kimura, N., Shimizume, M., Takuma, R., Nakagawa, Y., Tookuni, M. (2011) Using global positioning system (GPS) technology for tree marking in a natural forest under a single-tree selection system. FORMATH, 10: 105-121
  14. Owari, T., Matsui, M., Inukai, H., Kaji, M. (2011) Stand structure and geographic conditions of natural selection forests in central Hokkaido, northern Japan. Journal of Forest Planning, 16: 207-214
  15. Sasaki, N., Owari, T., Putz, F.E. (2011) Time to substitute wood bioenergy for nuclear power in Japan. Energies, 4(7): 1051-1057
  16. Owari, T., Kasahara, H., Oikawa, N., Fukuoka, S. (2009) Seasonal variation of global positioning system (GPS) accuracy within the Tokyo University Forest in Hokkaido. Bulletin of Tokyo University Forests, 120: 19-28
  17. Hosaka, T., Owari, T., Goto, S. (2008) Relationships between the distribution and site conditions of Abies sachalinensis seedlings, saplings and juveniles in selection cutting stands of natural forests in central Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of the Japanese Forest Society, 90(6): 357-363 (in Japanese with English summary)
  18. Owari, T., Sawanobori, Y. (2007) Analysis of the certified forest products market in Japan. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 65(2): 113-120
  19. Owari, T., Juslin, H., Rummukainen, A., Yoshimura, T. (2006) Strategies, functions and benefits of forest certification in wood products marketing: perspectives of Finnish suppliers. Forest Policy and Economics, 9(4): 380-391
  20. Tachiki, Y., Yoshimura, T., Hasegawa, H., Sakai, T., Owari, T., Mita, T., Nakamura, F. (2004) Evaluation of GPS positioning accuracy while walking in forested areas, Journal of the Japanese Forestry Society, 86(1): 5-11 (in Japanese with English summary)

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