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@ Dr. Shigeki Murakami

C
hief of Tohkamachi Experimental Station
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)

E-mail: smura< at >affrc.go.jp
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                   Comet hunter, Shigeki Murakami
                  
My private web-page




Educational background and career

    1962   Born in Shiga Prefecture, Japan
    1985   
Bachelor of Science, Hokkaido University

    1987   Master of Science, Hokkaido University
    1994   Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
    2000   PhD, Hokkaido University
    2001   Tohkamachi Experimental Station, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
    2002   Chief of Tohkamachi Experimental Station,
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute

Areas of interest:

    Forest hydrology, Snow science concerned with forest

         Influence of forest on water budget (catchment scale)

        Canopy interception

        Snowmelt processes

Affiliating academic societies
     The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
     Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
     The Japanese Forest Society
     Japan Geoscience Union
 

Publications

Reviewer of journal manuscripts

Major awards and honor
    For the comet discoveries: C/2002 E2 Snyder-Murakami, and P/2010 V1 Ikeya-Murakami
   
2002, 2011        The Edgar Wilson Award
(Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)

    2002, 2011        The New Objects Discovery Award (Oriental Astronomical Association)
    2003, 2011        The ASJ Award for the Independent Discovery of New Objects(Astronomical Society of Japan)
    2006–present     Listee of the "Who's Who in the World", (Marquis Who's Who, USA)

Major social contribution

    1999–2001        Editor of "Shinrin-Kagaku", Bulletin of Japanese Forest Society
    2004–2006, 2012-2016
                          Trustee of
Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
    2005–2009        Editor of "Seppyo", Journal of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice

    2006–2008        Associate Editor of 
Hydrological Research Letters
    2008–2012        Editor of Hydrological Research Letters
    2012-2014        Editor-in-Chief of
Hydrological Research Letters
    2014-2016        Adviser of
Hydrological Research Letters


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