Kohei Okamoto (
Professor and Dr. of Geography
Department of Geography
tel & fax: +81-52-789-2260
Publications written in English
Watanabe, K. and Okamoto, K. and Takagi, A. and Morita, T. and Haruyama, S. and Ida, Y. and Takizawa, Y. and Tanabe, H. and Todokoro, T. and Wakabayashi, Y.(2019): On the SCJ report "Challenges for the national standardisation of geographical names in Japan", Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association vol.2, pp. 143-147.
Okamoto,K. and Arai,Y.(2018): Time-geography in Japan - Its application to urban life. Ellegård,K .ed. Time Geography in the Global Context, Routledge, pp.19-40
Okamoto,K. and Sato,K.(2016): Distribution of non-Japanese residents and support activities for them in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster-stricken areas. Karan, P.P. and Suganuma, U. eds. Japan After 3/11, The University Press of Kentucky, pp.379-397.
Yokoyama,S., Okamoto,K., Takenaka,C., Hirota,I. eds(2014): Integrated Studies of Social and Natural Environmental Transition in Laos. Springer, 160p.
Sharifia, A, Chiba,Y., Okamoto,K., Yokoyama, S., and Murayama, A.(2014): Can master planning control and regulate urban growth in Vientiane, Laos? Landscape and Urban Planning, 131, pp.1-13.
Okamoto,K. and Ishikawa,Y. (eds.)(2014)FTraditional Wisdom and Modern Knowledge for the Earthfs Future. Springer, 212p.
Shimizu,H., Murayama.A,, and Okamoto,K.(2014): New Development in Landscape Planning: Report of the Germany–Japan Symposium and Suggestions on the Research and Practice to be Conducted in the Future. Shimizu,H.,and Murayama.A,eds, Basic and Clinical Environmental Approaches in Landscape Planning. Springer pp. 172-173.
Nishimura,Y., Okamoto,K. and Boulidam,S.(2010): Time-geographic analysis on natural resource use in a village of the Vientiane plain. Southeast Asian Studies, 47(4), pp.426-450
Okamoto,K., Itoh,T. and
Yamamoto,M.(2009): Multiculturalism in a globalizing world: views from
Ikeguchi,A. and Okamoto,K.(2008): The grassroots movement to preserve tidal flats in urban coastal regions in Japan: the case of the Fujimae tidal flats. Karan,P.P. and Suganuma,U. eds, Local Environmental Movements: A Comparative Study of the United States and Japan, The University Press of Kentucky, pp.229-243.
and Okamoto,K. (2007): Time-Geographic Analysis on the change of Jobs in
Okamoto,K.(2005): Urban transport in an information society: some strategies for the Nagoya-Toyota Metropolitan Region and their geographic implication. Feldhoff,T. and Fluchter,W. eds. Shaping the Future of Metropolitan Regions in Japan and Germany; Proceedings of the 9th Japanese-German Geographical Conference, pp.117-122.
Okamoto,K., Okunuki,K. and Takai,T.(2005): Sketch map analysis using GIS buffer operation. Spatial Cognition IV, Springer Computer Science Series, LNAI 3343-0237, pp.227-244.
and Okamoto,K.(2001): Yesterday and today: Changes in workers' lives in
Okamoto,K.(2000): Book review <Fowler,E.(1996): San'ya Blues: Laboring Life in Contemporary Tokyo. Cornell University Press.> Progress in Human Geography 24(2), pp.328-329.
Automobile traffic in
Okamoto,K.(1995)FThe quality of life in metropolitan
Okamoto,K.(1993)FThe daily travel-activity patterns in Nagoya cityDThe Bulletin of Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University, Vol.30, No.3, pp.21-36.
Books (in Japanese)
Tahara,Y. and Chai,Y.(2008): Activity Space in Urban
Okamoto,K., Wakabayashi,Y. and Teramoto,K.(2006): The
Handicapped and the City: geographical and psychological approaches.
Uchida,K., Okamoto,K. and Sato,T.(2005): The Introduction to Modern Geography.
Okamoto,K.(2000): Cognition and
Behavior in Urban Space.
Okamoto,K., Kamiya,H. and
*This book was translated into Korean in 2000
Study Group on
*Chief editor: Kohei Okamoto
Nakamura,Y. and Okamoto,K.(1993): Invitation
to Mental Map Study.