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List of Books
Takahiro KUBA Last modified date:2019.06.20

Professor / Water and Material Cycles System / Faculty of Engineering

1. Hiroshi Kumagai, Takahiro Kuba, Water purification by reducing the pollution burden, Springer Japan, 10.1007/978-4-431-55819-4_8, 105-121, 2016.01, This chapter introduces Fukuoka Prefecture as an example of measures taken by an administrative body toward preservation of the aquatic environment. Explanations are given about various standard items concerning water quality. These are the decision-making standards that apply when measures must be taken. In addition, methods to reduce the pollution burden of water, as well as methods to encourage natural purification, are introduced. The water monitoring condition, current condition of water quality, and improvement in water quality in the past 40 years are shown. At the same time, a description is given of problems that will be encountered when proceeding with aquatic habitat preservation from now on..
2. Takayuki Shimaoka, Takahiro Kuba, Hirofumi Nakayama, Toshiyuki Fujita, Nobuhiro Horii, Basic studies in environmental knowledge, technology, evaluation, and strategy
Introduction to East Asia environmental studies
, Springer Japan, 10.1007/978-4-431-55819-4, Part II Environmental Technology
8 Water Purification by Reducing the Pollution Burden
 Hiroshi KUMAGAI and Takahiro KUBA
 pp.105-121, 2016.03, This book covers diverse environmental issues such as climate change; biodiversity preservation; prevention of air, water, and soil pollution; and resource recycling. Readers can acquire these four practical interdisciplinary abilities: 1. knowledge; 2. technology; 3. evaluation; and 4. strategy in the diverse issues related to the environment. These abilities are fundamental to identifying the core essence of economic and ecological interdependence, to look at and analyze problems from an overarching perspective, and to consider countermeasures to be taken. Each chapter of this book corresponds to a lecture in the East Asia Environmental Strategist Training Program at Kyushu University and is excellent reading as a sourcebook..
3. Aimin HAO, Takahiro KUBA, Yasushi ISERI, Zhenjia ZHANG, Chunjie LI, 『Our Lakes: From the Present towards a Future Perspective』(RIHN-China Study Series No.3)(Edited by Zen'ichiro KAWABATA, Hainan KONG, Deyi WU, Yuki FUKUSHI, Jumpei KUBOTA), SHOUKADOH Book Sellers, Part 2 Environmental Change of Lake, "Chapter 4 Impact of Human Activities on the Water Environment of Lake Taifu Watershed", 2014.03.
4. Part 2 Environmental Change of Lake, "Chapter 4 Impact of Human Activities on the Water Environment of Lake Taifu Watershed".