Staff list

DIRECTOR

ECOLOGY

■ Kazumi TANIDA Ph.D

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  1. Ecological studies of fresh water
  2. Conservation biology of river system

LABORATORY OF ZOOLOGY

ORNITHOLOGY, ANIMAL ECOLOGY

■ Takeshi WADA M.Sc.

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  1. Ecological interaction of fruits and frugivrous birds
  2. Avian community of urban parks
  3. Avifauna of OSAKA

BENTHOS

■ So ISHIDA Ph.D

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  1. Marine benthos

ICTHYOLOGY

■ Shoko MATSUI Ph.D

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  1. Phylogeographic studies of coastal fishes
  2. Ecological studies of gobiid fishes

LABORATORY OF ENTOMOLOGY

ENTOMOLOGY

■ Shigehiko SHIYAKE M.Agr.

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  1. Systematic entomology on beetles (Coleoptera)
  2. Quaternary paleoenvironmentology using beetle remains
  3. Inventory of beetle fauna of OSAKA
  4. Ecological studies on urban cicadas

ENTOMOLOGY

■ Rikio MATSUMOTO M.Sc.

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  1. Systematics and phylogenetics of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera)
  2. Ethology and host-parasitoid interactions of Polysphincta group (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae)
  3. Inventory of hymenopteran fauna of Osaka and adjacent areas
  4. Spread of an introduced grasshopper, Atractomorpha sinensis and its influences on a native congener.

ENTOMOLOGY

■ Yohei OSADA Ph.D

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  1. Systematic study of the family Tineidae (Lepidoptera) from Japan
  2. Taxonomic study of the family Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) including agricultural pest species
  3. Environmental assessment by species diversity of butterfly

LABORATORY OF BOTANY

MYCOLOGY, PLANT ECOLOGY

■ Daisuke SAKUMA M.Sc.

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  1. Ecological studies of ectomycorrhizal symbiosis.
  2. Landscape ecology of SATOYAMA biota.
  3. Inventory of fungal biota of OSAKA.
  4. Museum database network with special reference to GIS.

BOTANY

■ Masahiro HASEGAWA Ph.D.

  1. Systematics and phylogeny of the seed plants
  2. Plant-animal coevolutionary ecology

PLANT ECOLOGY

■ Masashi YOKOGAWA M.Sc.

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  1. Phylogenetics and population demography of Japanese Polemonium
  2. Conservation genetics and ecology of endangered plants
  3. Conservation and restoration of semi-natural grassland vegetation
  4. Distribution pattern of coastal plants growing in Seto Inland Sea

LABORATORY OF GEOLOGY

GEOLOGY, MICROPALEONTOLOGY

■ Kiyoshi KAWABATA M.Sc.

  1. Biostratigraphy and paleooceanography of Cretaceous radiolaria
  2. Origin of greenstone in the Shimanto and Hidaka terrane and their tectonics
  3. Study of living radiolaria

PALEOBOTANY

■ Minoru TSUKAGOSHI M.Sc.

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  1. Cenozoic floral change in Japan
  2. Evolution of Fagus and Trapaceae
  3. Morphology of gymonospermous cone

VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY

■ Yoshihiro TANAKA Ph.D

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  1. Research on secondary adaptation of marine mammals
  2. Morphology and taxonomy of the Cetacea
  3. Morphology and taxonomy of the Pinnipedia

LABORATORY OF QUATERNARY RESEARCH

QUATERNARY GEOLOGY

■ Yoko ISHII M.Sc.

SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY

■ Takeshi NAKAJO Dr.Sc.

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  1. Sedimentology of deltaic to shallow marine settings
  2. Geomorphology of shoreline environments
  3. Volcaniclastic sedimentology