Dr.
Rajarshi DASGUPTA

Former Staff (from May 2018 - Nov 2022 )
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecosystem Services
Author:
Yuno
Tajima
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) are non-material benefits that are indispensable for the health and well-being of communities. CES are often spatially explicit and fluctuate according to the knowledge, beliefs, and perception of users of the location. Therefore, understanding the spatial patterns of CES perceived by people from different...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Nature-Based Solutions
More than 90 systematic reviews have been conducted on the topic of nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation (NBS-CCA). These prior reviews, however, are scattered across more than 45 different peer-reviewed journals and gray literature sources, making it difficult to follow all of the knowledge generated and remaining research gaps. In...
Book Chapter
In Assessing, Mapping and Modelling of Mangrove Ecosystem Services in the Asia-Pacific Region
Author:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Huang
Wanhui
This chapter contributes to a comprehensive understanding of the island socio-ecological system by a synthesis of the state and trend of, and the drivers of changes in ecosystems and their services, focusing on mangroves in Ishigaki Island. The current extent of mangroves on the Island is limited to small patches along a few river estuaries, which...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land Degradation and Development
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Harini
Santhanam
Dhanya
Bhaskar
Indu K
Murthy
Kripal
Singh
Land degradation, extending over 96 million hectares is a primary ecological issue for India that has resulted in catastrophic biodiversity loss and exacerbated extreme weather occurrences. One of the major sources of land degradation is large-scale coal mining to realize country's expanding energy demands. By 2050 climate change and land...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Research Letters
Author:
Ronald
Estoque
Karina
Winkler
Valerio
Avitabile
Soe
Myint
Yan
Gao
Makoto
Ooba
Yuji
Murayama
Rodel
Lasco
Forest ecosystems play an indispensable role in addressing various pressing sustainability and social-ecological challenges such as climate change and biodiversity loss. However, global forest loss has been, and still is today, an important issue. Here, based on spatially explicit data, we show that over the past 60 years (1960–2019), the global...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land Degradation and Development
Author:
Mrittika
Basu
Shalini
Dhyani
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Place attachment and ecocentric attitude are the important determinants of conservation behaviour, especially for traditionally managed landscapes. In this paper, we explore the relationship between place attachment and the ecocentric attitude of farmers engaged in Jhum cultivation ( aka shifting / slash and burn cultivation) in the Zunheboto...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Management
Author:
Ronald
Estoque
Yan
Gao
Toshiya
Matsuura
Takeshi
Toma
Yasumata
Hirata
Rodel
Lasco
Forest ecosystems play an indispensable role in addressing various pressing sustainability and social-ecological challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem services deterioration, hence the monitoring of the world's forests is crucial. As part of the global forest assessment workflow, a forest is generally classified and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Microplastics (MPs) are an emerging pollutant in the aquatic environment, and this has gradually been recognized in the Asian region. This systematic review study, using the Scopus database, provides an insightful understanding of the spatial distribution of scientific studies on MPs in freshwater conducted across the Asian region, utilized...
Commissioned Report
本業務報告書は、令和3年度フィリピンにおける河川流域と沿岸域での適応事業化支援業務の成果を報告するものである。本業務は、自然を基盤とした解決策の知見整理業務、参加型河川流域土地利用方法論を用いた適応事業化支援業務、および参加型沿岸域土地利用方法論を用いた適応事業化支援業務の三業務によって構成される。 自然を基盤とした解決策の知見整理業務は、近年国際場裡で注目をあつめる、気候変動を含む多様な社会課題に対して自然を活用して対処する様々な手法を包摂する概念としての「自然を基盤とした解決策(Nature-based Solutions、以下、単にNbSとする)」について、幅広く情報収集を行った上で、それらをわかりやすく紹介するウェブサイトとして整理する業務であった。業務の成果として...
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