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Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Enviromental geography


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Human resource management and employee satisfaction of Japanese farm businesses in vietnam , 山形大学紀要(農学), 18(4) 223-236, 2021.02

    Tran Thi Hoai Thu,Rie WATANABE,Tsuyoshi SUMITA

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • The effect of human resource management practices on employee`s job satisfaction: A case study, Management Science Letters, 11(5) 1463-1472, 2021

    Tran Thi Hoai Thua, Rie Watanabe,Tsuyoshi Sumita

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • For keep the culture related to millet-From the perspective of production and consumption in Iwate pref-, SEED, 17 26-30, 2019


    Single Author

  • Benefits of a Rice Terrace Landscape : Case Study of the "Kunugidaira rice terrace" in Asahi-town, Yamagata Prefecture, Gegraphy of Ibaraki, 17 , 2016

    Watanabe Rie, Takahashi Haruka

    Single Author

  • Shopping Environment for People in Later Old Age Observed in Food Desert Maps:, 7(1) 33-50, 2014

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Encyclopedia of urban & territorial and architectural history of Japan, Maruzen Publishing corporation, 2018


Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Book review"Social history of Kusatsu Onsen", THE ASSOCIATION OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHERS IN JAPAN , historical geography, 60(3) 18-21, 2018


Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • Yamagata Unive Research promotion reward, 2016.03.29, Japan, WATANABE Rie

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B),2020.04 - 2021.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B),2020.04 - 2021.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2018.04 - 2021.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B),2015.04 - 2018.03

Other external funds procured 【 display / non-display

  • DiversityProject Project,2019.06 - 2020.01,Relationship between shopping environment and dietary habits and nutrition intake for the elderly

    How do elderly people without mobility move in a declining society? This study primarily explores how shopping frequency is related to their eating habits and nutrition.

    Yamagata Universtiy

  • Diversity project: research funds for returning from research interruptions due to life events,2017.06 - 2018.03,Study on long-term fluctuations of agricultural productivity in environmentally modified areas

    The purpose of this study is to study on the long term fluctuations in paddy field productivity before and after large-scale deforestation. I hope to discuss the relationship with agricultural production in the downstream area of South America and Africa.

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • The Japanese Society for Geographical Sciences, Domestic presentation, 2021.06, Oral presentation (general)

  • Future ・Hydrogen Energy Forum, Domestic presentation, 2019.12, The Relationship between Food Access Problems and Elderly Eating Habits: A Case Study in Shonai District, Yamagata Prefecture, Oral presentation (invited, special)

  • Future ・Hydrogen Energy Forum, Domestic presentation, 2019.12, The future direction of loal public transport in super aging society-case of an on-demand taxi in Takahata town,Yamagata pref-, Poster presentation

  • 288th Regular Symposium of The Human Geographical Society of Japan , Domestic presentation, 2018.06, Environmental history of nature and human activities -case study of Shonai area, Oral presentation (general)

  • 2018th The Tohoku Geographical Association Spring Academic Conference, Domestic presentation, 2018.05, The types and use of the edible wild plantsi in the prduct documants in Yamagata pref, Oral presentation (general)

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Academic Activity 【 display / non-display

  • 松江市史専門委員会, 2011.06 - 2015.03

  • 山形県森林情報管理システム再構築事業に関する審査会, 2011.07

  • 米沢市文化財保護審議会, 2011.07 - 2020.03

  • 山形県景観審議会, 2012.02 - 2018.02

  • 山形創造NPO支援ネットワーク やまがた地域づくりカレッジ運営協議会, 2012.04 - 2013.03

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Social Activities 【 display / non-display

  • The Open University of Japan Yamagata Study Center ,2018.12

    Livinghood and natural use in human geography

Media Coverage 【 display / non-display

  • やまがた地域づくりカレッジ,2012.01