Laboratory of Hydrological Science, University of Tsukuba

Laboratory of Hydrological Science, University of Tsukuba

One of Japan's leading universities, University of Tsukuba is located in the center of TSUKUBA SCIENCE CITY, and widely recognized for outstanding academic quality and teaching in the fields of Hydrology and related sciences. The Laboratory of Hydrological Science covers a broad range of educational and research topics, including Groundwater Hydrology, Catchment Hydrology, Isotope Hydrology, Hillslope Hydrology, Boundary Layer Hydrometeorology, Ecohydrology, Contaminant Hydrology, Wetland Hydrology, Arid Zone Hydrology, and so on. This lab. has attracted students from around the world. We inspire students, faculty, staff, and graduates to make significant contributions to Aqua Planet Earth.

The Japanese top hydrologists work and teach at different sectors in Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences. Find out about our professors' research and opportunities for students to get involved.

Presentation material for undergraduate students is here.


Doctoral Program in Geoenvironmental Sciences
Master's Program in Geosciences


Professor Michiaki Sugita

Principal interests:
Evapotranspiration and related issues, Boundary layer hydrometeorology
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Professor Jun Asanuma

Principal interests:
Hydrometeorology, Atmospheric boundary layer science, Applied fluid mechanics
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Associate Professor Tsutomu Yamanaka

Principal interests:
Isotope hydrology, Eco-hydro-meteorology, Physical geography
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Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies
Master's Program in Environmental Sciences


Professor Maki Tsujimura

Principal interests:
Hillslope hydrology, Isotope hydrology
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Cooperative Graduate School Program
with National Research Institute of Earth Science and Disaster Prevention


Professor Ryohei Misumi

Principal interests:
Cloud physics, Meteorological disaster
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Professor Shinya Shimokawa

Principal interests:
Physical oceanography, Coastal disaster, Marine Ecosystem
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Associate Professor Yukari Shusse

Principal interests:
Meteorology
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