Asia Center for Air Pollution Research (ACAP)

Japan Environmental Sanitation Center

FY 2022 Papers

Peer-reviewed Articles

Atmospheric deposition

K. Takahashi, A. Ohta, H. Sase, N. Murao, K. Takada, M. Yamaguchi, S. Nakaba, M. Watanabe, T. Izuta, Seasonal variations in the amount of black carbon particles deposited on the leaf surfaces of nine Japanese urban greening tree species and their related factors, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 25:2, 252-262(2022)
MNA Mohd Isa, NMBA Majid, H. Sase, OH Ahmed, FR Kundat, JTC Kiong, RKJ Heng, Potential of urban forest trees as bioindicators for heavy metal elements in urban areas of Bintulu, Sarawak, The Malaysian Forester 85, 65-77(2022)
M. Xu, M. Umehara, H. Sase, K. Matsuda, Ammonia fluxes over an agricultural field in growing and fallow periods using relaxed eddy accumulation, Atmospheric Environment, 284, 119195(2022)
M. Huo, K. Sato, N. Oanh, M. Mettasitthikorn, M. Leamlaem, D. Permadi, D. Narita, H. Garivait, W. Laogul, H. Akimoto, Chemical characteristics and deposition amounts of carbonaceous species and inorganic ions in precipitation in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 291, 119393, ISSN 1352-2310(2022)

Long-range transport and modeling

Y. Deng, H. Fujinari, H. Yai, K. Shimada, Y. Miyazaki, E. Tachibana, D. Deshmukh, K. Kawamura, T. Nakayama, S. Tatsuta, M. Cai, H. Xu, F. Li, H. Tan, S. Ohata, Y. Kondo, A. Takami, S. Hatakeyama, M. Mochida, Offline analysis of the chemical composition and hygroscopicity of sub-micrometer aerosol at an Asian outflow receptor site and comparison with online measurements, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22, 5515–5533(2022)
M. Uchida, K. Mantoku, H. Kumata, N. Kaneyasu, D. Handa, T. Arakaki, T. Kobayashi, S. Hatakeyama, Y. Shibata, K. Kawamura, Source apportionment of black carbon aerosols by isotopes (14C and 13C) and Bayesian modeling from two remote islands in east Asian outflow region, Nuclear Inst. Methods Phys. Res., B, 538, 64-74(2023)
X. Du, W. Tang, M. Cheng, Z. Zhang, Y. Li, Y. Li, F. Meng, Modeling of spatial and temporal variations of ozone-NOx-VOC sensitivity based on photochemical indicators in China, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 114, 454-464(2022) DOI://
S. Zhang, Z. Zhang, Y. Li, X. Du, L. Qu, W. Tang, J. Xu, F. Meng, Formation processes and source contributions of ground-level ozone in urban and suburban Beijing using the WRF-CMAQ modelling system, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 127(2022) DOI:10.1016/j.jes.2022.06.016
X. Du, W. Tang, Z. Zhang, Y. Li, Y. Yu, Z. Xiao, F. Meng, Sensitivity modeling of ozone and its precursors over the Chengdu metropolitan area, Atmospheric Environment, 277,119071(2022) DOI://
N. Yamashita, H. Sase, J. Kurokawa, Assessing critical loads and exceedances for acidification and eutrophication in the forests of East and Southeast Asia: a comparison with EANET monitoring data, Science of the Total Environment 851, 158054(2022)
K. O. Pham, A. Hara, J. Zhao, K. Suzuki, A. Matsuki, Y. Inomata, H. Matsuzaki, H. Odajima, K. Hayakawa, H. Nakamura, Different Transport Behaviors between Asian Dust and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Urban Areas: Monitoring in Fukuoka and Kanazawa, Japan, Appl. Sci, 12(11), 5404 (2022)
A. Yoshino, A. Takami, A. Shimizu, K. Sato, K. Hayakawa, N. Tang, K. O. Pham, A. Hara, H. Nakamura, H. Odajima, Analysis of Chemical Components of Fine Particulate Matter Observed at Fukuoka, Japan, in Spring 2020 and Their Transport Paths, Appl. Sci, 12(22), 11400 (2022)

Ecological impact

W. Ding, U. Tsunogai, F. Nakagawa, T. Sambuichi, H. Sase, M. Morohashi, H. Yotsuyanagi, Tracing the source of nitrate in a forested stream showing elevated concentrations during storm events, Biogeosciences, 19, 3247–3261(2022)
E.S. Zhigacheva, H. Sase, M. Nakata, T. Ohizumi, S.A. Gromov, M. Takahashi, Stream water acidification in the Far East of Russia under changing atmospheric deposition and precipitation patterns, Limnology 23, 415–428(2022)
A. De Marco, P. Sicard, Z. Feng, E. Agathokleous, R. Alonso, V. Araminiene, A. Augustaitis, O. Badea, JC Beasley, C. Branquinho, V. Bruckman, R. David-Schwartz, M. Domingos, E. Du, HG Gomez, S. Hashimoto, Y. Hoshika, T. Jakovljevic, S. McNulty, E. Oksanen, YO Khaniabadi, A-K Prescher, CJ Saitanis, H. Sase, A. Schmitz, G. Voigt, M. Watanabe, MD Wood, MV Kozlov, A. Collalti, E. Paoletti, Strategic roadmap to assess forest vulnerability under air pollution and climate change, Global Change Biology, 28, 5062-5085(2022)
Y. Inagaki, K. Fujii, R. Urakawa, Nutrient budgets in four Japanese forests based on short- and long-term methods, Bulletin of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, 462, 129-137(2022)
R. Urakawa, T. Ohta, KC. Shin, H. Sase, H. Shibata, T. Chikamasa, T. Nakano, Effects of geological conditions and atmospheric deposition on soil biogeochemical properties in Japanese forested ecosystems revealed by Sr isotope analysis, Biogeochemistry, 162, 57-77(2023)


A. Sidibe, Y. Sakamoto, K. Murano, K. Sato, A. Yuba, M. Futami, O.A. Koita, I. Traore, Y. Kajii, Chemical Characterization and Health Risk Assessment of Particulate Matter from Household Activities in Bamako, Mali, Western Sub-Saharan Africa Atmosphere, 13(8), 1290(2022)
M. Crippa, D. Guizzardi, T. Butler, T. Keating, R. Wu, J. Kaminski, J. Kuenen, J. Kurokawa, S. Chatani, T. Morikawa, G. Pouliot, J. Racine, M. D., Moran, Z. Klimont, P. M. Manseau, R. Mashayekhi, B. H. Henderson, S. J. Smith, H. Suchyta, M. Muntean, E. Solazzo, M. Banja, E. Schaaf, F. Pagani, J.-H. Woo, J. Kim, F. Monforti-Ferrario, E. Pisoni, J. Zhang, D. Niemi,, M. Sassi, T. Ansari, and K. Foley, HTAP_v3 emission mosaic: a global effort to tackle air quality issues by quantifying global anthropogenic air pollutant sources, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss.,
M. Huo, K. Yamashita, F. Chen, K. Sato, Spatial-emporal Variation in Health Impact Attributable to PM2.5 and Ozone Pollution in the Beijing Metropolitan Region of China. Atmosphere, 13, 1813(2022)
J. Zhao, A. Hara, K. Hayakawa, K. O. Pham, K. Suzuki, H. Tsujiguchi, H. Matsuzaki, H. Odajima, A. Takami, H. Nakamura, Longitudinal Study on the Association between Ambient Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Nasal Symptoms in Adult Japanese, Appl. Sci, 12(24), 12544(2022)
A. Hara, H. Odajima, H. Matsuzaki, M. Fujimura, T. Toma, T. Wada, N. Ohkura, J. Zhao, K. O. Pham, K. Suzuki, H. Tsujiguchi, A. Takami, K. Hayakawa, H. Nakamura, Association between Cough and Ambient Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Patients with Chronic Cough: An Observational Study in Two Regions of Japan, Appl. Sci, 12(24), 12505(2022)
J. P. Miller-Schulze, R. D. Porto, A. Fagundes, K. O. Pham, M. Olson, J. J. Schauer, Determination of Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines (HAAs) in Urban Particulate Standard Reference Material and Wildfire-Influenced Particulate Matter by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS), Analytical Letters, 1-14(2022)
S. Kress, A. Hara, C. Wigmann, T. Sato, K. Suzuki, K. O. Pham, Q. Zhao, A. Areal, A. Tajima, H. Schwender, H. Nakamura, T. Schikowski, The Role of Polygenic Susceptibility on Air Pollution-Associated Asthma between German and Japanese Elderly Women, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19(16), 9869(2022)