Fieldwork in Kampong Thom, Cambodia

I. Peer-reviewed Articles


Diaz, A.C., Sasaki, N., Tsusaka, T.W., Szabo, S., (2021) Factors Affecting Farmers’ Willingness to Adopt a Mobile App in the Marketing of Bamboo Products. Resources, Conservation & Recycling Advances (In Press)


Tuntipisitkul, P., Tsusaka, T.W., Kim, S.M., Shrestha, R.P., Sasaki, N. Residents’ Perception of Changing Local Conditions in the Context of Tourism Development: The Case of Phuket Island. Sustainability 13 (16), 8699 (2021) [MDPI, IF: 3.251]


Sasaki, N. Management of Natural Forests for Carbon Emission Reductions through Improved Logging Practices and Wood Bioenergy Use. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 173, 105737 (2021) [Elsevier, IF: 10.204]


Sasaki, N., Myint, Y.Y., Venkatappa, M. Predicting Carbon Emissions, Emissions Reductions, and Carbon Removal due to Deforestation and Plantation Forests in Southeast Asia. Journal of Cleaner Production 312, 127728 (2021)  [Elsevier, IF: 9.297]


Venkatappa, M., Sasaki, N., Han, P., Abe, I. Impacts of droughts and floods on croplands and crop production in Southeast Asia – An Application of Google Earth Engine. Science of the Total Environment 795, 148829 (2021) [Elsevier, IF: 7.963]


Jha, N. Tripathi, N.K., Barbier, N., Virdis, S.G.P., Chanthorn, W., Viennois, G., Brockelman, W.Y., Nathalang, A., Tongsima, S., Sasaki, N., Pélissier, R., Réjou-Méchain, M. The upscaling potential of current high-to-medium resolution satellite data to extrapolate above-ground biomass in tropical forests. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 1-17 (2021) [Wiley, IF: 5.000]


Unhasuta, S., Sasaki, N., Kim, S.M. Local Perceptions of Tourism Development Impacts on Coastal Communities in Cha-am Beach, the Gulf of Thailand. Sustainability 13(8), 4423 (2021) [MDPI, IF: 3.251]


Myint, Y.Y., Sasaki, N., Datta, A., Tsusaka, T.W. Management of Plantation Forest for Bioenergy Generation, Timber Production, and Carbon Sequestration in Myanmar. Cleaner Environmental Systems 2, 100029 (2021) [Elsevier]


Chayaporn, P., Sasaki, N., Venkatappa, M., Abe, I. Assessment of the Overall Carbon Storage in a Teak Plantation in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand–Implications for Carbon-based Incentives. Cleaner Environmental Systems 2, 100023 (2021) [Elsevier]


Ken, S., Sasaki, N., Entani, T., Ma, H.O., Thuch, P., Tsusaka, T.W.  Local Perceptions of the Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Reduction Activities in Kampong Thom Province. Sustainability 12, 9987 (2020) [MDPI, IF: 3.251]


Venkatappa, M., Sasaki, N., Anantsuksomsria, S., Smith, B. Applications of the Google Earth Engine and Phenology-based Threshold Classification Method for Mapping Forest Cover and Carbon Stock Changes in Tropical Forests.  Remote Sensing 12(18), 3110 (2020) [MDPI, IF: 4.848]


Venkatappa, M., Anantsuksomsria, S., Castillo, J.A., Sasaki, N. Mapping the Natural Distribution of Bamboo and Related Carbon Stocks in the Tropics Using Google Earth Engine, Phenological Behavior, Landsat 8, and Sentinel-2. Remote Sensing 12(18), 3109 (2020) [MDPI, IF: 4.848]


Oum, S., Sasaki, N., Sok, K., Tsusaka, T.W., Shrestha, S., Neang, M. Impact of Forest Cover Change in Phnom Kulen National Park on Downstream Local Livelihoods along Siem Reap River, Cambodia. International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development 11(1) 93-99 (2020) [ISERD]


Poudel, A, Sasaki, N., Abe, I. Variation of Carbon Stock in Oak Forest: A Case Study of Panchase Conservation Area, Nepal. Global Ecology and Conservation 23, e01171 (2020) [Elsevier, Citation: 1, IF: 3.380]


Ken, S., Entani, T., Tsusaka, T.W., Sasaki, N. Effect of REDD+ projects on local livelihood assets in Keo Seima and Oddar Meanchey, Cambodia. Heliyon 6 (4), e03802 (2020)  [Elsevier, Citations: 1, Citescore: 2.1]


Pimmasarn, S., Tripathi, N.K., Ninsawat, S., Sasaki, N. Applying LiDAR to Quantify the Plant Area Index Along a Successional Gradient in a Tropical Forest of Thailand. Forests 11 (5), 520 (2020) [MDPI, IF: 2.633]


Kry, S., *Sasaki, N., Abe, I, Datta, A. Livelihood Assets in the Kampong Phluk Community under two Ecotourism Governance Systems. Tourism Management Perspectives 34, 100664 (2020) [Elsevier, IF: 6.586]


Jha, N., Tripathi, N. K., Chanthorn, W., Brockelman, W., Nathalang, A., Pélissier, R., Pimmasarn, S., Ploton, P., Sasaki, N., Virdis, S. G. P., and Réjou-Méchain, M. Forest aboveground biomass stock and resilience in a tropical landscape of Thailand. Biogeosciences, 17, 121–134 (2020) [Copernicus: 6, IF: 4.295]


Yamsrual, S., Sasaki, N., Tsusaka, T.W., Winijkul, E. Assessment of local perception on eco-industrial estate performances after 17 years of implementation in Thailand. Environmental Development 12, 100457 (2019) [Elsevier, Citations: 1, IF: 3.326]


Bambaranda, B.V.A.S.M, Tsusaka, T.W., Chirapart, A., Krishna, S., Sasaki, N. Capacity of Caulerpa lentillifera in the Removal of Fish Culture Effluent in a Recirculating Aquaculture System. Processes 7(7), 440 (2019) [MDPI, Citations: 3, IF: 2.847]


Venkatappa, M., Sasaki, N., Shrestha, R.P., Tripathi, N.K., and Ma H.O. Determination of Vegetation Thresholds for Assessing Land Use and Land Use Changes in Cambodia using Google Earth Engine Cloud-Computing Platform. Remote Sensing 11(13), 1514 (2019) [MDPI, citation: 12, IF: 4.848]


Bambaranda, B.V.A.S.M, Sasaki, N., Chirapart, A., Krishna, S., Tsusaka, T.W. Optimization of Macroalgal Density and Salinity for Nutrient Removal by Caulerpa lentillifera from Aquaculture Effluent. Processes 7(5), 303 (2019) [MDPI, citation: 3, IF: 2.847]


Asghar, S., Sasaki, N., Jourdain, D., Tsusaka, T.W. Levels of Technical, Allocative, and Groundwater Use Efficiency and the Factors Affecting the Allocative Efficiency of Wheat Farmers in Pakistan. Sustainability 10 (5), 1619 (2018) [MDPI, Citations: 5, IF: 3.251]


Prathumchai, K., Nagai, M., Tripathi, N., Sasaki, N. Forecasting Transplanted Rice Yield at the Farm Scale Using Moderate-Resolution Satellite Imagery and the AquaCrop Model: A Case Study of a Rice Seed Production Community in Thailand. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7(2), 73 (2018) [MDPI, Citations: 8, IF: 2.899]


Chunhabunyatip, P., Sasaki, N., Grünbühel, C., Kuwornu, J.K.M., Tsusaka, T.W. Influence of indigenous spiritual beliefs on natural resource management and ecological conservation in Thailand. Sustainability 10 (8), 2842 (2018) [MDPI, Citations: 9, IF: 3.251]


Adu, T. D., Kuwornu, J.K.M., Anim-Somuah, H., Sasaki, N. Application of Livelihood Vulnerability Index in Assessing Smallholder Maize Farming Households’ Vulnerability to Climate Change in Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana. Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences 39(1), 22-32 (2018) [Elsevier, Citations: 46]


Haq, R.U., Eiam-Ampai, K., Ngoprasert, D., Sasaki, N., Shrestha, R.P. Changing landscapes and declining populations of resident waterbirds: A 12-year study in Bung Boraphet wetland, Thailand. Tropical Conservation Science 11, 1-17 (2018) [Sagepub, Citations: 8, IF: 1.968]


Ghimire, B.R., Nagai, M., Tripathi, N.K., Witayangkurn, A., Mishara, B., Sasaki, N. Mapping of Shorea robusta Forest Using Time Series MODIS Data. Forests 8, 384 (2017) [MDPI, Citations: 4, IF: 2.633]


Chuchird, R., Sasaki, N., Abe, I. Influencing Factors of the Adoption of Agricultural Irrigation Technologies and the Economic Returns: A Case Study in Chaiyaphum Province, Thailand. Sustainability 9 (9), 1524 (2017) [MDPI, Citations: 33, IF: 3.251]


Alam, M.S, Sasaki, N., Datta, A. Waterlogging, crop damage and adaptation interventions in the coastal region of Bangladesh: A perception analysis of local people. Environmental Development 23, 22-32 (2017) [Elsevier, Citations: 10, IF: 3.326]


Cheng, Q., Sasaki, N., Shivakoti, P.G., Zang, Y. Local livelihood under different governances of tourism development in China - A case study of Huangshan Mountain Area. Tourism Management 61, 1-13 (2017) [Elsevier, Citations: 49, IF: 10.967]


Lowe, A.J., Dormontt, E.E., Bowie, M.J., Degen, B., Gardner, S., Thomas, D., Clarke, C., Rimbawanto, A., Wiedenhoeft, A., Yin, Y., Sasaki, N. Opportunities for improved transparency in the timber trade through scientific verification. BioScience 66 (11) 990-998 (2016) [Oxford Journals, Citations: 40, IF: 8.589]


Cheng, Q., Sasaki, N., Shivakoti, P.G. & Zang, Y. Effective governance in tourism development – An analysis of local perception in the Huangshan mountain area. Tourism Management Perspectives 20, 112–123 (2016) [Elsevier, Citations: 56, IF: 6.586]


Sasaki, N., Asner, G.P., Pan, Y., Knorr, Y., Durst, P.B., Ma, H.O., Lowe, A., Koh, LP. & Putz, F.E. Sustainable management of tropical forests can reduce carbon emissions and stabilize timber production. Frontiers in Environmental Science 4, 1-13 (2016)  [Frontiers, Citations: 61, IF: 4.581]


Sasaki, N., Chheng, K., Mizoue, N., Abe, I., Lowe A. Forest reference emission level and carbon sequestration in Cambodia. Global Ecology and Conservation 7, 82–96 (2016)  [Elsevier, Citations: 24, IF: 3.380]


Chheng, K., *Sasaki, N., Mizoue, N., Khorn, S., Kao, D., Lowe, A. Assessment of carbon stocks of semi-evergreen forests in Cambodia. Global Ecology and Conservation 5, 34–47 (2016) [Elsevier, Citations: 12, IF: 3.380]


Chan, S., *Sasaki, N., Ninomiya, H. Carbon emission reductions by substitution of improved cookstoves and cattle mosquito nets in a forest-dependent community. Global Ecology and Conservation 4, 434-444 (2015) [Elsevier, Citations: 3, IF: 3.380]


Chheng, K., Mizoue, N., Khorn, S., Kao, D., Sasaki, N. Tree-based approach to evaluate size dependence of residual tree damage caused by selective felling: Case study in tropical semi-evergreen forests of Cambodia. Forest Ecology and Management 356, 285-292 (2015) [Elsevier, Citations: 15, IF: 3.558]


Chan, S., Sasaki, N. Assessment of drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in Phnom Tbeng forest based on socio-economic surveys. Journal of Environmental Protection 5, 1641-1653 (2014) [Scientific Research, Citations: 14]


Aye, Y.Y., Pampasit, S., Umponstira C, Thanacharoenchanaphas, K., *Sasaki N. Floristic composition, diversity and stand structure of tropical forests in Popa Mountain Park. Journal of Environmental Protection 5, 1588-1602 (2014) [Scientific Research, Citations: 17]


Khun, V., Sasaki, N. Cumulative carbon fluxes due to selective logging in Southeast Asia. Low Carbon Economy 5(4), 180-191 (2014) [Scientific Research, not in Scopus]


Khun, V., *Sasaki, N. Re-assessment of forest carbon balance in Southeast Asia: Policy implications for REDD+. Low Carbon Economy 5(4), 153-171 (2014) [Scientific Research, Citations: 4]


Aye, Y.Y., Pampasit, S., Umponstira C, Thanacharoenchanaphas, K., *Sasaki N. Estimation of carbon emission reductions by managing dry mixed deciduous forest: case study in Popa Mountain Park. Low Carbon Economy 5, 80-93 (2014) [Scientific Research, Citations: 4]


*Sasaki, N., Abe, I., Khun, V., Chan, S., Ninomiya, H., Chheng, K. Reducing carbon emissions through improved forest management in Cambodia. Low Carbon Economy 4, 55-67 (2013)  [Scientific Research, Citations: 5]


Chan, S., *Sasaki N. Reducing deforestation and forest degradation in Phnom Tbeng forests. International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development 4(1), 19-24 (2013) [International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Citations: 0]


Koy, R., Sasaki, N. Assessment of local livelihood of forest-dependent communities in Cambodia. International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development 4-1, 63-68 (2013) [International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, not in Scopus]


*Sasaki, N., Chheng, K., Ty, S. Managing production forests for timber production and carbon emission reductions under the REDD+ scheme. Environmental Science & Policy 23, 35–44 (2012) [Elsevier, Citations: 36, IF: 5.581]


*Sasaki, N., Owari, T., Putz, E.F. Time to substitute wood bioenergy for nuclear power in Japan. Energies 4(7), 1051-1057 (2011) [MDPI, Citations: 14, IF: 3.004]


Etoh, H., *Sasaki, N., Chay, S., Ninomiya, H. Carbon emission reduction potentials through thinned wood in Japan. iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry 4, 107-112 (2011) [Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Citations: 2, IF: 1.683]


*Sasaki, N., Asner, G.P., Knorr, W., Durst, P.B., Priyadi, H., Putz, F.E. Approaches to classifying and restoring degraded tropical forests for the anticipated REDD+ climate change mitigation mechanism. iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry 4 1-6 (2011) [Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Citations: 51, IF: 1.683]


*Sasaki, N., Ty, S. Potential carbon sinks in tropical forests under the REDD+ mechanism. FORMATH 10 25-43 (2011) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]


Ty, S., *Sasaki, N., Ahmad, A.H., Zainal Ariffin, Z. REDD development in Cambodia – potential carbon emission reductions in a REDD Project. FORMATH 10, 1-23 (2011) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, Citations: 20]


江藤 子,佐木 ノピア. 日本とオストリアにおける木質バイオマス利用による電力促進政策の比較にする. FORMATH 10, 351-368 (2011).


Chay, S., Sasaki, N. Using online tools to assess public responses to climate change mitigation policies in Japan. Future Internet 3(2), 117-129 (2011) [MDPI, Citation: 17, Citescore: 4.1]


Sasaki, N., Yoshimoto, A. Benefits of tropical forest management under the new climate change agreement—a case study in Cambodia. Environmental Science and Policy 13, 384-392 (2010) [Elsevier, Citations: 39, IF: 5.581]


江藤 , ノピア. 州と日本における木質バイオマス利用促進政策の比較。日本森林学会92 2 88-92 (2010)


Putz, F.E., *Sasaki, N. What is ‘forest?’ response to Guariguata et al. Conservation Letters 2(6), 288 – 289 (2009) [Wiley, Citations: 1, IF: 8.105]


*Sasaki, N., Putz, F.E. Critical need for new definitions of forest and forest degradation in global climate change agreements. Conservation Letters 2, 226–232 (2009) Nature Coverage in 2009 [Wiley, Citations: 403, IF: 8.105]


*Sasaki, N., Knorr, W., Foster, D.R., Ninomiya, H., Etoh, H., Chay, S., Kim, S., Sun, S. Woody biomass and bioenergy potentials in Southeast Asia between 1990 and 2020. Applied Energy 86 (S1), S140-S150 (2009) [Elsevier, Citations: 62, IF: 9.746]


*Sasaki, N., Kim, S. Biomass carbon sinks in Japanese forests: 1966–2012. Forestry 82(1) 113-123 (2009) [Oxford Journals, Citations: 27, IF: 2.133]


Kim, S., Sasaki, N., Koike, M. Assessment of non-timber forest products in Phnom Kok community forest, Cambodia. Asia Europe Journal 6 (2), 345-354 (2008)  [Springer, Citations: 25, IF: 1.846]


Kim, S., Sasaki, N., Koike, M. The role of resin trees in poverty alleviation – a case study in Phnom Kok forest community in Cambodia. FORMATH 7, 161-178 (2008) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]


*Sasaki, N., Smith, B. Potential carbon sequestration in Japanese forests during the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, FORMATH 7, 1-14 (2008) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]


江藤 寛子, *佐々木 ノピア. 木質バイオマス資源絡みる温室効果ガス削減の可能性に関する研究。FORMATH 7 239-252 (2008)


*Sasaki, N. Carbon emissions due to land-use change and logging in Cambodia- a modeling approach. Journal of Forest Research 11, 397-403 (2006) [Taylor & Francis, Citations: 29, IF: 1.065]


Kim, S., Kim Phat, N., Koike, M., & Hayashi H. Estimating actual and potential government revenues from timber harvesting in Cambodia. Forest Policy and Economics 8, 625- 635 (2006) [Elsevier, citation: 22, IF: 3.673]


Kim, S., Kim Phat, N., Koike, M. & Hayashi H. Cause of historical destruction of forest resource in Cambodia. Journal of Forest Planning 11, 23-31 (2005) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]


*Kim Phat, N., Knorr, W., Kim S. Appropriate measures for conservation of terrestrial carbon stocks – analysis of trends of forest management in Southeast Asia. Forest Ecology and Management 191, 283-299 (2004) [Elsevier, Citations: 132, IF: 3.558]


*Kim Phat, N., Kim S., Ouk, S., Uozumi, Y., and Ueki, T. Management of mixed forest in Cambodia – A case study in Sandan district, Kampong Thom. Journal of Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University 38, 45-54 (2002)


*Kim Phat, N., Ouk, S., Uozumi, Y., Ueki, T., Kim S. Management of deciduous forest in central Cambodia- A case study in Sandan district. Bulletin of Shinshu University Forest Research 2, 290-309 (2002).


*Kim Phat, N., Ouk, S., Uozumi, Y., and Ueki, T. A case study of the current situation for forest concessions in Cambodia – Constraints and prospects. Journal of Forest Planning 7 (2), 59-67 (2001) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]


*Kim Phat, N., Ouk, S., Uozumi, Y., Ueki, T. Stand dynamics of Dipterocarp trees in Cambodia’s evergreen forest and management implications- A case study in Sandan district, Kampong Thom. Journal of Forest Planning 6 13-23 (2000) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]


*Kim Phat, N., Ouk, S., Uozumi, Y., Ueki, T. Analysis of forest management problems in Cambodia – a case study of F company. Journal of Forest Planning 5, 65-71 (1999) [Japan Society of Forest Planning, not in Scopus]

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