Staff_Department of Forest Vegetation


Dr Shoji NAOE

Position: Researcher, Community Dynamics Laboratory

Mail Address: naoeshoji atmark

Research Subjects: Forest Ecology; Seed Dispersal; Conservation Biology

Selected Publications:

  1. Yamazaki, Y., Naoe, S., Masaki, T., Isagi, Y. (2016) Temporal variations in seed dispersal patterns of a bird-dispersed tree,Swida controversa (Cornaceae),in a temperate forest. Ecological Research 31:165-176. DOI: 10.​1007/​s11284-015-1324-9
  2. Fujitsu, A., Masaki, T., Naoe, S., Koike, S. (2016) Factors that influence quantitative frugivory by avian species in a cool temperature forest. Ornithological Science 15:75-84. DOI: 10.2326/osj.15.75
  3. Naoe, S., Tayasu, I., Sakai, Y., Masaki, T., Kobayashi, K., Nakajima, A., Sato, Y., Yamazaki, K., Kiyokawa, H., Koike, S. (in press) Mountain-climbing bears protect cherry species from global warming through vertical seed dispersal. Current Biology DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.002
  4. Fujita*, G., Naoe*, S., and Miyashita, T. (2015) Modernization of drainage systems decreases gray-faced buzzard occurrence by reducing frog densities in paddy-dominated landscapes. *Both authors were equally contributed to this work. Landscape and Ecological Engineering 11:189-198. DOI:10.1007/s11355-014-0263-x
  5. Naoe, S., Katayama, N., Amano, T., Akasaka, M., Yamakita, T., Ueta, M., Matsuba, M., and Miyashita, T. (2015) Identifying priority areas for national-level conservation to achieve Aichi Target 11: A case study of using terrestrial birds breeding in Japan. Journal for Nature Conservation 24: 101-108. DOI:10.1016/j.jnc.2014.10.002
  6. Hudson, L. and 326 co-authors including Naoe, S. as 210th. (2014)The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution 4: 4701-4735. DOI:10.1002/ece3.1303
  7. Katayama, N., Amano, T., Naoe, S., Yamakita, T., Komatsu, I., Takagawa, S., Sato, N., Ueta, M., and Miyashita, T. (2014) Landscape heterogeneity–biodiversity relationship: effect of range size and conservation status. Plos One 9: e93359. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093359
  8. Naoe, S., Sakai, S., and Masaki, T. (2012) Effect of forest shape on habitat selection of birds in a plantation-dominant landscape across seasons: comparison between continuous and strip forests. Journal of Forest Research 17: 219-223. DOI: 10.1007/s10310-011-0296-z
  9. Masaki, T., Takahashi, K., Sawa, A., Kado, T., Naoe, S., Koike, S., and Shibata, M. (2012) Fleshy fruit characteristics in a temperate deciduous forest of Japan: how unique are they? Journal of Plant Research 125: 103-114. DOI: 10.1007/s10265-011-0423-0
  10. Naoe, S., and Ikeda, T. (2011) Hazard map for pine wilt disease in Kyoto City. Journal of the Japanese Forest Society 93: 33-36 (in Japanese).
  11. Naoe, S., Sakai, S., Sawa, A., and Masaki, T. (2011) Seasonal difference in the effects of fragmentation on seed dispersal by birds in Japanese temperate forests. Ecological Research 26: 301-309. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-010-0783-2
  12. Yamazaki. Y., Kaneko, S., Naoe, S., Masaki, T., and Isagi, Y.(2010)Isolation and characterization of 11 microsatellite loci in Swida controversa (Cornaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources 2: 145-147. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-010-9276-4

Books & Review:

  1. Naoe, S., Sakai, S., Sawa, A., and Masaki, T. (2008) Effects of forest fragmentation on tree regeneration from bird-dispersed seeds in a temperate forest in Japan. In: Ichikawa M, Yamashita S and Nakashizuka T (eds.) “Sustainability and biodiversity assessment on forest utilization options.” Nakanishi Printing Company, Kyoto. 295-301. ISBN 978-4-02325-17-1.

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