Hisanori HAYASHI

Senior researcher of IGES-JISE
Doctor of Environment Science

From Kanagawa prefecture in 1967. Bachelor of Agriculture, Nihon University (1991). Construction Company. Master of Engineering, Yokohama National University (1994). Doctor of Environment Science, Yokohama National University (2010).
Specialize in vegetation ecology, vegetation engineering. In charge of Study on evaluation and cognition of vegetation resources. Researching the fire-preventive function, heart-shielding effect of trees and water content ratio of tree leaves experimentally.

Academic Background

1987 – 1991 College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University
1991 – 1994 Division of Civil Engineering Graduate School of Yokohama National University
2007 – 2010 Graduate School of Environment and Information Science, Yokohama National University


1991 – 2002 Private Enterprise of Construction Company
2002 – 2007 JISE Researcher
2007 – 2017 IGES-JISE Researcher
2017 – IGES-JISE Senior Researcher


  1. Phytosociological study for understand of the regional vegetation.
  2. Creation of native forest by potential natural vegetation theory.
  3. Fire-preventive function of trees

Academic Paper

(1) Hayashi, H., Y. Murakami and T. Yagasaki. 2003. Study for ordination of regional vegetation by degree of succession ?A case study on vegetation of western Takefu City, Fukui prefecture, JAPAN. Eco-Habitat, 10(1):57-76.
(2) Hayashi, H., Y. Murakami and T. Yagasaki. 2005. Spring plant communities in two areas of Fukui prefecture, JAPAN. Eco-Habitat, 12(1):107-121.
(3) Hayashi,H., S.Meguro, K,Fujiwara, S.G.Mathenge, T.Furukawa and A.Miyawaki. 2006. Primary study of dry forest vegetation around Nairobi City, Kenya. Eco-Habitat, 13(1):23-32.
(4) Hayashi, H. 2007. Fire-preventive function of trees in urban disasters. Eco-Habitat, 14(1):57-64.
(5) Hayashi,H., S.Suzuki and T. Yagasaki. 2008. Growth of root sprouts in Akamegasiwa(Mallotus japonicus) after forest fires. Eco-Habitat, 15(1):43-48.
(6) Hayashi, H. 2009. Statistical data on water content ratio of tree leaves. Eco-habitat, 16(1):71-75.
(7) Hayashi, H., M.Shinohara, S.Matsushima and K. Fujiwara. 2010. Basic experiment on windbreak effect of trees ?Comparison with combination of tall trees and shrub trees-. Eco-habitat, 17(1):81-94.
(8) Hayashi, H., M.Shinohara, S.Matsushima and K. Fujiwara. 2012. Experimental investigation of the effect of trees near flame to reduce the received heat radiation behind the trees. J.Jpn.Soc.Reveget.Tech.,38(1):33-38.
(9) Hayashi,H., S.Kim, P,Pak and A.Miyawaki. 2012. Restorative activities of nativeforest in Cambodia. Eco-habitat. 19(1):73-85.
(10) Hayashi,H., S.Suzuki and T. Yagasaki. 2013. Growth Behavior of Fifteen Broad-leaved Tree seedlings for Eleven Years at Hakone POLA Museum. Eco-Habitat, 20(1):25-35.
(11) Hayashi,H., M.Shinohara, S. Matsushima and K. Fujiwara. 2015. Experimental Study on Burning Behavior and the Heat-Shielding Function of Trees against Flames under Windy Conditions. Eco-Habitat, 21・22(1):43-56.
(12) Hayashi,H., M.Sakurai and A. Kanazawa. 2016. Seasonal Changes in Leaf Water Content Ratio of Machilus Thumbergii Exist in the Northern Limit of the Pacific Side of Japan. Eco-Habitat, 23(1):41-49.
(13) Hayashi,H., M.Sakurai, A.kanazawa and M.Asahi. 2017. Growing behabior in initial stage of Machilus thunbergii potted saplings planted around the northern limit of the Pacific side of Japan. Eco-habitat, 24(1):9-15.
(14) Hayashi,H., K.Fujiwara, T.Furukawa, S.Meguro, S.K.Kiboi, P.B.Mutiso, S.K.Kage and D.C.Mutiso. 2017. Growing dynamics of indigenous seedlings planted by a dense and mixed method in the Nairobi city, Kenya. Eco-habitat, 24(1):35-51.
(15) Hayashi,H., Y.Murakami and K.Mutou. 2018. Growth and evaluation of environmental protection forests planted in Fuji city, Shizuoka prefecture. Eco-habitat, 25(1):51-56.

Belonging to Academic Conference

  • Ecological Society of Japan
  • Society of Vegetation Science
  • The Japanese Society of Revegetation Technology