HONDA Kiyoshi

 Int'l Digital Earth Applied Science Research Center (IDEAS)
Chubu Institute for Advanced Studies, CHUBU UNIVERSITY, Japan
since 29th Aug 2016


Air Temperature from ListenField's Kataan SOS Sensor Integration platform.

Himawari8 Infrared from JMA, Himawari8 from NICT,US Navy Typhoon
Press Release
9 Aug 2016 Potential Collaboration with Republic of Columbia in Crop Simultaion (ja)

Publication ( ja ) ResearchGate Google Scholar

Agro-Environmental Data Interoperability Voluntary WG Page( Field Sensor Network - Words Deifnition and UOM)

Present Position
   Dept. of Astronautics and Aeronautics, Faculty of Engineering
   Int'l Digital Earth Applied Science Research Center
Distinguished Adjunct Professor
   Asian Institute of Technology

Doctor of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan; 1992
Bachelor of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Japan; 1982

Doctor Paper
Evaluation of vegetation change in the Asio copper mine using remote sensing and its application to forest conservation works

Professional Positions
2011-Present: Professor, Dept. of Astronautics and Aeronautics(2018-), CHUBU University
2017-Present: Advisor & Chief Scientist ListenField Inc., Japan
2017-Present: Advisor Space-Agri Co.,Ltd. Japan
2015-Present: Distinguished Adjunct Professor, Asian Institute of Technology
2011-Present: Board of directors, ALFAE ALFAE, Japan
2005-2009: Adjunct Associate Professor, Mie University, Japan
1998-2011: Associate Professor, RS&GIS/SAT, Asian Institute of Technology
2000-2002; Invited Scientist, National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA>JAXA)
1997-2002: Director, Asian Center for Research on Remote Sensing(
1999.5 - 1999.10: Japanese Faculty Representative, AIT
1995-1998: Assistant Professor, STAR/SERD, AIT
1995-1999: JICA Expert to AIT

1992-1994: Visiting Researcher, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
1990-1994: Visiting Lecturer, Computer Science, Yokkaichi University, Japan
1985-1995: Assistant Professor, Forest and Hillside Conservation Labo,Forest Resources,
Faculty of Bio-Resources, Mie University, Japan
1982-85: Landslide engineer, Nippon Koei Co., Ltd., Japan.

Real Time Mountain Slope Mapping System (Japan, Pending ), 2002

Research Interests
GPGPU for geoinformatics
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Erosion Control Engineering
Estimating Erosion using Remote sensing and GIS
Real Time 3D photogrammetry/Mapping
Data Assimilation between Crop Model and RS for Agriculture Monitoring
Web Map Service Development
Image processing
Terrain Modeling

Research Topics
Data Assimilation between Crop Model and RS for Agriculture Monitoring
Development of 2D Debris Flow Simulation System (Interactive 3D
Real Time Volcano Mapping System Development using Ground Fixed Digital Camera ( Abstract on ISPRS Journal)
Digital GMS ( LANDSAT & NOAA Web Map Server for GMS countries )
Prediction of forest restoration in ASIO copper mine
Forest in Asio Copper Mine( Guide Tour, Historical photos and etc. in Japanese)
Evaluation of Erosion Control Work to water and sediment discharge
3D Graphics of Aerial photo for grasping devastated land changes
Forest feature extraction using high resolution remote sensing data
GAME-T2 (NRCT/Thailand Server, U-Tokyo Server )

Software authoring
Image Processing Utility Software(C)
3D CG Software(C)
Check Dam Design Software(Fortran)
Hydrological Observation Data Management System(C++)
Landslide Stability Analysis Software ( Japanese Version ) (VB)
Debris Flow Simulation Software (Fortran) (Result in Interactive 3D

Key Words
Erosion Control, Debris Flow Simulation, Web GIS, Disaster Prevention, Remote Sensing, GIS, Image Processing, Real Time Mapping, Data Assimilation, Agriculture Modeling


The LANDSAT & NOAA Web Map Server for GMS countries

Ranked 9th in the Top 25 Most Downloaded Articles of AWR

On quantifying agricultural and water management practices from low spatial resolution RS data using genetic algorithms: A numerical study for mixed pixel environment:  Ines & Honda: Advances in Water Resources , pp.856-870, Vol. 28, Issue 8, 2005

Ranked the Top in the Top 10 most accessed articles

Web GIS in practice IV: publishing your health maps and connecting to remote WMS sources using the Open Source UMN MapServer and DM Solutions MapLab, Boulos and Honda, International Journal of Health Geographics 2006, 5:6 (18 January 2006)