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Affiliation
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Official title
Assistant Professor
URL
Email
 
Office
Laboratory of Advanced Research A, room 203
Phone
+81-(0)29-853-4317
Fax
+81-(0)29-853-4922
Research fields
Geography
Research keywords
soil erosion
gully erosion
mass movement
Research projects
北海道「八幡の大崩れ」における風化・侵食・マスムーブメントの相互作用2017-06 -- 2018-03Thomas ParknerSabo & Landslide Technical Center/1,960,000Yen
Career history
2010-05 -- (current)University of Tsukuba College of Geoscience Assistant Professor
2009-01 -- 2010-03University of Bonn Department of Geography contracted lecturer
2008-01 -- 2008-12University of Bonn Department of Geography Feodor-Lynen Return Fellow
2005-10 -- 2007-09Hokkaido University Faculty of Agriculture JSPS Research Fellow
Academic background
1997-04 -- 2000-10University of Bonn Department of Geography DiplomGraduated
2002-10 -- 2005-09Gifu University Faculty of Agriculture United Graduate School of Agricultural ScienceGraduated
Degree
2005-09PhDGifu Univeristy
Academic societies
2010-10 -- (current)German JSPS Club
1999-01 -- (current)German Working Group on Geomorphology
2012 -- (current)European Geosciences Union (EGU)
2010-10 -- (current)Japan Sabo Association
2012 -- (current)Japan Geoscience Union
Honors & Awards
2015-04Invited to “2015 International Conference & Workshop on Ecology, Environment & Energy (3E)“ as Distinguished Humboldtian
2011-08-01Tracing the environmental consequences of the Tohoku and the Fukushima accident
2010JSPS BRIDGE Fellowship
2009-10HWADJ Grant (by the German JSPS Club)
Articles
  • Gullies on Mars: A Review
    Parkner Thomas
    Journal of Geography (Chigaku Zasshi)/125(1)/pp.155-161, 2016
  • The International Geography Olympiad 2014 in Kraków, Poland
    PARKNER THOMAS
    Geography/59(11)/pp.2-8, 2014-11
  • Tectonic and volcanic forcing on fluvial systems: two case studies from Hokkaido, Japan
    Parkner Thomas
    PAGES Magazine/22(1)/pp.36-37, 2014-04
  • Evaluation of a physically based model for medium term soil erosion
    Parkner T.; Preston; N.J.
    Special Publication of the Geographic Information Systems Association/1/p.8-9, 2001-01
  • The sediment budget approach based on the Western experiences
    Parkner T.; Marutani; T.
    Proceedings of International Workshop for Source-to-Sink Sedimentary Dynamics in Catchment Scale, Sapporo (Japan)/p.249-255, 2003-01
  • Development of a small gully complex in the Waiapu Catchment, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner T.; Page M.; Marutani T.; ; Trustrum; N.A.:
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Gully erosion in Mountain Areas, Digne (France)/p.118-121, 2003-01
  • Reworking of a rock flow by gullying, East Coast Region, New Zealand
    Parkner; T.; Marutani; T.; +PARKNER THOMAS
    INTERPRAEVENT/1/p.57-63, 2006-01
  • Patterns and control of gully complex development in a headwater catchment of the Waiapu Basin, East Coast, New Zealand
    Parkner T.; Page M.; Marutani T.; Trustrum N.A.
    Earth Surface Processes and Landforms/31(2)/p.187-199, 2006-01
  • Sedimentary Cascades: Perspectives from Germany and Japan
    Parkner T.; Martuani; T. (eds)
    *EMPTY*/p.31, 2007-01
  • Gully systems under undisturbed indigenous forest, East Coast Region, New Zealand
    Parkner; T.; Page; M.; Marden; M.; and Marutani; T.; +PAR...
    Geomorphology/84/p.241-253, 2007-01
  • Climate and Human Impact on High Mountain Geosystems in mid Latitude Regions of the Northern Hemisphere
    Parkner T.; Dikau; R. (eds)
    *EMPTY*/p.106, 2009-01
Books
  • 北海道「八幡の大崩れ」における風化・侵食・マスムーブメントの相互作用
    PARKNER THOMAS; Hattanji Tsuyoshi; Lin Jung-Hsuan
    平成30年度砂防地すべり技術研究成果報告, pp.22-44, 2018-11
  • Improving Scores on the Written Response Test of the International Geography Olympiad - Strategies for the Japanese Team
    Parkner Thomas
    Invitation to the Geography Olympiad, Kokonshoin, pp.108-114, 2018-08
  • Gravel bed rivers
    Page M.; Marden M.; Kasai M.; Gomez B.; Peacock D.; Betts...
    John Wiley & Sons, 2007-01
Conference, etc.
  • Landslide Activity as a Controlling Factor for Gully Development on Unstable Slopes in the Southern Mangaehu Catchment, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    8th International Symposium on Gully Erosion/2019-07-21--2019-07-27
  • Gully erosion as a natural hazard in steep catchments on the North Island of New Zealand
    PARKNER THOMAS
    International symposium on sediment disasters under the influence of climate change and tectonic activity/2011-09-15
  • Gully erosion as a natural hazard in steep catchments on the North Island of New Zealand
    PARKNER THOMAS
    砂防学会/2010-05-27
  • Rapid reduction of 137Cs caused by soil erosion on a typical agricultural field in Fukushima
    PARKNER THOMAS
    1st Morocco-Japan Symposium/2012-03-15
  • Volcanic Impact on a River-Lake System Causing Decreased Fluvial Sediment Transfer
    PARKNER THOMAS
    AOGS-AGU (WPGM) Joint Assembly 2012/2012-08-14
  • Impact of volcanic activity on Late Holocene sedimentation pattern of a river-lake system in Hokkaido
    Thomas Parkner
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2013/2013-05-19--2013-05-24
  • Concepts on process combination of gully erosion and mass movements in steep catchments: application to a Japanese study area
    Thomas Parkner
    International Geography Union Kyoto Regional Conference/2013-08-04--2013-08-09
  • Gully development on flows and deep-seated slides in the Mangaoporo catchment, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2014/2014-04-28--2014-05-02
  • Gully development on unstable slopes in the Mangaoporo catchment, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    11th Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geoscience Society/2014-07-28--2014-08-01
  • Development of gully complexes on unstable slopes in the Mangaehu catchment, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    7th International Symposium on Gully Erosion/2016-05-23--2016-05-26
  • Morphological changes of a gully complex forming on landslide deposits and implications for erosion variability
    Parkner Thomas
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2017/2017-05-20--2017-05-25
  • Rapid Reworking and Reactivation of Mass Movements by Gully Erosion in the Mangaehu Catchment, East Coast Region, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    9th International Conference on Geomorphology/2017-11-6--2017-11-11
  • Evolution of an earth flow controlled by gully incision in the Mangaehu Catchment, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018/2018-05-23--2018-05-23
  • Interaction of weathering, water erosion and mass movements in the Yahata landslide, Hokkaido
    PARKNER THOMAS; Hattanji Tsuyoshi; Lin Jung-Hsuan
    平成30年度砂防地すべり技術研究成果報告会開催/2018-11-06--2018-11-06
  • Seasonal variability of sediment connectivity in the Yahata landslide scar, Hokkaido
    Parkner Thomas
    JGU Fall Meeting 2018/2018-11-24--2018-11-24
  • Challenges in teaching interactive lectures with high student diversity using student response systems
    Parkner Thomas; Pietzner Verena
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2019/2019-05-26--2019-05-26
  • Surface structure as a control for gully complex development in the Mackey`s block, North Island, New Zealand
    Parkner Thomas
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2019/2019-05-29--2019-05-29
  • As a German scientist at a Japanese university
    PARKNER THOMAS
    1st Meeting of the German JSPS alumni at the JSPS Head Office in Tokyo 24th October 2011/2011-10-24
Works
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide (Japan) using UAV
    Parkner Thomas; Horikawa Yasuhiro
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide (Japan) using UAV
    Parkner Thomas; Horikawa Yasuhiro
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide (Japan) using UAV
    Parkner Thomas; Horikawa Yasuhiro
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide (Japan) using UAV
    Parkner Thomas; Horikawa Yasuhiro
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide (Japan) using UAV
    Parkner Thomas; Horikawa Yasuhiro
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide (Japan) using UAV
    Parkner Thomas; Horikawa Yasuhiro
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide, Japan
    Parkner Thomas
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide, Japan
    Parkner Thomas
  • Topographic survey of Yahata landslide, Japan
    Parkner Thomas; Lin Jung-Hsuan
Teaching
2021-10 -- 2022-02Field Work on Geomorphology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Field Work on Geomorphology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Advanced Studies in Geomorphology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Advanced Studies in Geomorphology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Research in Mountain Science IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Research in Mountain Science IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Special Seminar on Geoenvironmental SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Special Seminar on Geoenvironmental SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Advanced Studies on GeomorphologyUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Advanced Studies on GeomorphologyUniversity of Tsukuba.
Other educational activities
2019-12 -- 2019-12Presentation at "A Day With A Scientist" at University of TsukubaUniversity of Tsukuba & Meikei High School
2019-05 -- 2019-05Chairman of the Geomorphology session, Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2019Japan Geoscience Union
2019-05 -- 2019-05Presentation on "Increasing difficulty level of the Written Response Test of the International Geography Olympiad)Japan Committee International Geography Olympiad
2019-05 -- 2019-05Training and testing of the Japanese representataives of the International Geography OlympiadJapan Committee International Geography Olympiad
2018-07 -- 2018-07Training and testing of the Int. Geography Olympiad representatives in TokyoJapan Committee International Geography Olympiad
2018-07 -- 2018-07Lecturer for selected Japanese high school students (Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
2018-03 -- 2018-03English conversation training for selected Japanese high school students (Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
2017-08 -- 2017-08Lecturer for selected Japanese high school students (Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
2017-07 -- 2017-07English training and testing of the Int. Geography Olympiad representatives in TokyoJapan Committee International Geography Olympiad
2016-07 -- 2016-07English training and testing of the Int. Geography Olympiad representatives in TokyoJapan Committee International Geography Olympiad
Talks
  • Improving oral presentation skills
    Parkner Thomas
    8th Short Course of the Geochemical Society of Japan and Japan Association for Mineralogical Science/2013-09-10--2013-09-10
  • Cs-137 on a typical agricultural field in Fukushima: Internal mobilty and export
    Thomas Parkner
    14th Environmental Radiation Workshop/2013-02-26--2013-02-28
  • 福島県高濃度汚染農地におけるセシウム137の土地浸食作用に伴う急速な減少
    PARKNER THOMAS
    国際シンポジウム 福島ディスコース(Ⅱ)/2012-03-05
  • Relaxation after volcanic disturbance
    PARKNER THOMAS
    Scientific Seminar Series at DAAD in Tokyo/2010-06-28
University Management
2013-04 -- (current)G30 geoscience manager
2013-04 -- (current)生命環境学群各種委員会委員
2013-04 -- (current)地球学類G30委員会委員
2010-05 -- (current)G30運営委員会委員
2010-05 -- 2010-10G30実務者委員会委員
2010-05 -- (current)G30地球科学カリキュラム委員会委員
2011-02 -- (current)私費外国人留学生試験委員
2011-02 -- 2015-03生命環境学群グローバル30試験委員
2012-04 -- 2015-03生命環境系長国際対応アドバイザー
2012-04 -- (current)地球学類運営委員会のオブザーバー
Other activities
2019-05 -- 2019-05Chairman of the Geomorphology session, Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2019, Makuhari Messe
2013-05 -- 2013-05Chairman of the Geomorphology session, Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2013, Makuhari Messe
2017-09 -- 2017-09Organizer of the 6th Meeting of the JSPS-Club in Japan at the TGSW 2017
2014-08 -- 2014-08Organizer of the session "Rapid response of geomorphic and hydrological systems in mountain regions to environmental change", 19th August 2014, IGU Meeting 2014, Krakow, Poland
2014-01 -- 2014-12International Board Member of the International Geography Olympiad
2014-01 -- 2014-12Team leader of the International Geography Olympiad team of Japan
2013-07 -- 2013-08Member of the Local Organizing Committee, 10th International Geography Olympiad, Kyoto, 30th July - 5th August 2013
2013-09 -- 2013-09Observer of the Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee member, 7th International Earth Science Olympiad, Mysore, India
2013-09 -- 2013-09Sub-Coordinator of the workshop "Advances in new investigation methodology on large scale sediment discharge", International symposium on sediment disasters under the influence of climate change and tectonic activity (3rd), Kyoto, September 26-27
2013-05 -- (current)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee member

(Last updated: 2021-06-23)