Prof. Tetsuya Hiyama


Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) :2019‐2023
Pan-Arctic Water-Carbon Cycles (PAWCs)

【Belmont Forum】
CRA「Resilience in Rapidly Changing Arctic Systems」:2020-2022
HYdrology, PErmafrost and resilience in Eastern Russian Arctic and Subarctic

Arctic Challenge for Sustainability II:2020-2024

Research Interests

Terrestrial Water Cycle , Permafrost , Global Warming , Climate Change , Vulnerability of Shallow Groundwater

Research Areas

Earth and planetary science / Meteorology/Physical oceanography/Hydrology /
Environmental science / Environmental dynamic analysis /
Geography / Geography /


Graduate School of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba

Academic & Professional Experience

2015.10 – Present
Professor, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University

2014.4 – 2015.9
Professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University

2010.4 – 2014.3
Associate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

2002.1 – 2010.3
Associate Professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University

2001.4 – 2001.12
Assistant Professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University

1995.12 – 2001.3
Assistant Professor, Institute for Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences, Nagoya University

1995.4 – 1995.11
JSPS Research Fellow

Committee Memberships

2020.1 – Present
・International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
・Terrestrial Working Group (TWG) member

2014.1 – 2019.12
・Integrated Land Ecosystem – Atmosphere Process Study (iLEAPS)
・Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) member

2011.7 – 2015.7
・International Commission for Snow and Ice Hydrology (ICSIH)
・Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) Vice-President

Association Memberships

Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)
American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Published Papers

List of publications by Prof. Hiyama is HERE

Books etc

Permafrost Hydrology: Linkages and Feedbacks. In “Arctic Hydrology, Permafrost and Ecosystems”Hiyama, T., Yang, D. and Kane, D.L.
(Part:Joint Editor, 471-491)
Springer Nature Switzerland
Aug 2020
Water-Carbon Dynamics in Eastern Siberia Ohta, T., T. Hiyama, Y. Iijima, A. Kotani, T.C. Maximov (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor ) Springer   Jul 2019 978-981-13-6317-7 10.1007/978-981-13-6317-7
Global Warming and Human-Nature Dimension in Northern Eurasia Hiyama, T. and Takakura, H. (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor)

Springer   2018 978-981-10-4648-3 10.1007/978-981-10-4648-3
Groundwater as a Key for Adaptation to Changing Climate and Society Taniguchi, M. and Hiyama, T. (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor) Springer   Jul 2014 978-4-431-54967-3 10.1007/978-4-431-54968-0
Water and Carbon Cycles in Terrestrial Ecosystems. Hiyama,T.(ed.) (Part:Joint Work)

IHP, UNESCO   Nov 2006 4-9980619-6-8