Department of Earth Resources Engineering

Research Output 1982 2019

2019

New absolute gravity measurements in New Zealand

Fukuda, Y., Takiguchi, H., Kazama, T., Nishijima, J., Gulyaev, S., Natusch, T., Amos, M., Stagpoole, V. & Pearson, C., Jan 1 2019, International Symposium on Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2016 - Proceedings Organized by IAG Commission 2 and the International Gravity Field Service. Barzaghi, R., Freymueller, J. T., Sánchez, L., Vergos, G. S. & Pail, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, Vol. 148. p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

New Zealand
Gravitation
gravity
gravitation
astronomical observatories

Numerical simulations on the self-heating behaviours of coal piles considering aging effect

Zhang, H., Sasaki, K., Zhang, X., Sugai, Y. & Wang, Y., Jul 24 2019, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
piles
coal
Piles
Heating

Production of highly catalytic, archaeal Pd(0) bionanoparticles using Sulfolobus tokodaii

Kitjanukit, S., Sasaki, K. & Okibe, N., Sep 2 2019, In : Extremophiles. 23, 5, p. 549-556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfolobus
formic acid
Particle Size
Nanoparticles
Chlorides
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of undesirable element leaching from fly ash by adding hydroxylated calcined dolomite

Tian, Q., Guo, B., Nakama, S., Zhang, L., Hu, Z. & Sasaki, K., Mar 1 2019, In : Waste Management. 86, p. 23-35 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fly ash
dolomite
leaching
hydration
lime

Research on hydrogen dispersion by Raman measurement

Segawa, Y., Inoue, M., Nakamoto, A. & Umehara, S., Apr 2 2019, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. p. 8981-8987 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen
hydrogen
sensors
Sensors
Distance measurement

Sequential pretreatment of double refractory gold ore (DRGO)with a thermophilic iron oxidizing archeaon and fungal crude enzymes

Konadu, K. T., Huddy, R. J., Harrison, S. T. L., Osseo-Asare, K. & Sasaki, K., Jul 1 2019, In : Minerals Engineering. 138, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold
Refractory materials
Ores
Iron
Enzymes

Simulation of Lunar Soil With Irregularly Shaped, Crushable Grains: Effects of Grain Shapes on the Mechanical Behaviors

Khademian, Z., Kim, E. & Nakagawa, M., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 124, 5, p. 1157-1176 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
lunar soil
Soils
angle of repose
simulation
soil

Surface wave analysis for heterogeneous geological formations in geothermal fields: Effect of wave propagation direction

Andajani, R. D., Ikeda, T. & Tsuji, T., May 4 2019, In : Exploration Geophysics. 50, 3, p. 255-268 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cross correlation
surface wave
wave propagation
surface waves
phase velocity
wavelet analysis
cross correlation
surface wave
wavelet
surface waves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis of modulator-driven highly stable zirconium-fumarate frameworks and mechanistic investigations of their arsenite and arsenate adsorption from aqueous solutions

Muthu Prabhu, S., Kancharla, S., Park, C. M. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2019, In : CrystEngComm. 21, 14, p. 2320-2332 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arsenates
Fumarates
Benzoic Acid
Benzoic acid
benzoic acid

The use of Fenton's reagent on selective flotation of chalcopyrite and molybdenite

Suyantara, G. P. W., Hirajima, T., Miki, H. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2019, IMPC 2018 - 29th International Mineral Processing Congress. Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, p. 1862-1871 10 p. (IMPC 2018 - 29th International Mineral Processing Congress).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

molybdenite
Flotation
chalcopyrite
conditioning
oxidation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Thiourea bioleaching for gold recycling from e-waste

Rizki, I. N., Tanaka, Y. & Okibe, N., Feb 1 2019, In : Waste Management. 84, p. 158-165 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

recycling
gold
dissolution
metals industry
environmental hazard

Transformation of the carbonaceous matter in double refractory gold ore by crude lignin peroxidase released from the white-rot fungus

Konadu, K. T., Harrison, S. T. L., Osseo-Asare, K. & Sasaki, K., Sep 1 2019, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 143, 104735.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humic Substances
Lignin
Fungi
Gold
Refractory materials

Trust in sustainable natural resource development

Nakagawa, M., Jun 1 2019, In : Nature Human Behaviour. 3, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Conservation of Natural Resources
Natural Resources

Viscosity-temperature-pressure relationship of extra-heavy oil (bitumen): Empirical modelling versus artificial neural network (ANN)

Alade, O., Shehri, D. A., Mahmoud, M. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Energies. 12, 12, 2390.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Artificial Neural Network
Viscosity
Crude oil
Neural networks
Empirical Model

Viscosity––temperature–pressure relationship of extra-heavy oil (bitumen): empirical modelling versus artificial neural network (ANN)

Alade, O. S., Al Shehri, D., Mahmoud, M. & Sasaki, K., Jun 21 2019, In : Energies. 12, p. 1-13 13 p., 2390.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Artificial Neural Network
Viscosity
Crude oil
Neural networks
Empirical Model
2018

3-D magnetic inversion and satellite imagery for the Um Salatit gold occurrence, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt

Mohamed, H., Saibi, H., Bersi, M., Abdelnabi, S., Geith, B., Ismaeil, H., Tindell, T. & Mizunaga, H., Nov 1 2018, In : Arabian Journal of Geosciences. 11, 21, 674.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metavolcanic rock
aeromagnetic survey
spectral reflectance
satellite imagery
host rock

A comprehensive approach for wind power plant potential assessment, application to northwestern Iran

Mohammadzadeh Bina, S., Jalilinasrabady, S., Fujii, H. & Farabi-Asl, H., Dec 1 2018, In : Energy. 164, p. 344-358 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Power plants
Turbines
Wind turbines
Economic analysis
7 Citations (Scopus)

A Mechanistic Approach for the Synthesis of Carboxylate-Rich Carbonaceous Biomass-Doped Lanthanum-Oxalate Nanocomplex for Arsenate Adsorption

Muthu Prabhu, S., Chuaicham, C. & Sasaki, K., May 7 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 5, p. 6052-6063 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lanthanum
Oxalates
Sugar (sucrose)
arsenate
oxalate
pipe jacking
mud
slurry
tunnels
soils

An object-base modeling and simulation of CO2 plume dynamic in saline formation in Nam Vang Field, Cuu Long Basin, Vietnam

Vo Thanh, H., Sugai, Y. & Sasaki, K., Dec 4 2018, 24th Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan. Society of Petrophysicists and Well-Log Analysts, p. 1-6 6 p. SPWLA-JFES-2018-F

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

plume
basin
modeling
simulation
porosity

An object-base modeling and simulation of CO 2 plume dynamic in saline formation in Nam vang field, Cuu Long basin, Vietnam

Thanh, H. V., Sugai, Y. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2018, p. 1-6. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Carbon Monoxide
plume
Carbon capture
Porosity
Sandstone

Application of soil improvement by sodium silicate-based grouting on Indonesian sand

Shimada, H., Wahyudi, S., Asano, S., Maehara, K., Sasaoka, T. & Hamanaka, A., Jan 1 2018, ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018. International Society for Rock Mechanics, (ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

sodium silicates
soil improvement
Grouting
grouting
sands

A Python-based stochastic library for assessing geothermal power potential using the volumetric method in a liquid-dominated reservoir

Pocasangre, C. & Fujimitsu, Y., Nov 1 2018, In : Geothermics. 76, p. 164-176 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geothermal power
liquid
Liquids
Geothermal power plants
Hot springs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Behavior of sulfate ions during biogenic scorodite crystallization from dilute As(III)-bearing acidic waters

Tanaka, M., Sasaki, K. & Okibe, N., Sep 1 2018, In : Hydrometallurgy. 180, p. 144-152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Crystallization
Sulfates
Ions
Water

Borehole-to-surface electrical data interpretation at Takigami geothermal field in Kyushu, Japan using neural network

Long, H. T., Mizunaga, H. & Ushijima, K., Jan 1 2018, Society of Exploration Geophysicists - SEG International Exposition and 76tth Annual Meeting 2006, SEG 2006. Society of Exploration Geophysicists, p. 1318-1322 5 p. (Society of Exploration Geophysicists - SEG International Exposition and 76tth Annual Meeting 2006, SEG 2006).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

data interpretation
boreholes
back propagation
Japan
borehole

Calcination effect of borate-bearing hydroxyapatite on the mobility of borate

Sasaki, K., Toshiyuki, K., Guo, B., Ideta, K., Hayashi, Y., Hirajima, T. & Miyawaki, J., Feb 15 2018, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 344, p. 90-97 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Borates
borate
Durapatite
Hydroxyapatite

Case study of cutter soil mixing (CSM) method on hard soil conditions

Sakuma, S., Shimada, H. & Sasaoka, T., Jan 1 2018, ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018. International Society for Rock Mechanics, (ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

hard soil
cutters
soils
drilling
cutoff wall

Characterization of mine waste and acid mine drainage prediction by simple testing methods in terms of the effects of sulfate-sulfur and carbonate minerals

Matsumoto, S., Ishimatsu, H., Shimada, H., Sasaoka, T. & Kusuma, G. J., Sep 13 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 9, 403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonate minerals
mine waste
testing method
acid mine drainage
Drainage
2 Citations (Scopus)

Classification of geothermal resources in Indonesia by applying exergy concept

Mohammadzadeh Bina, S., Jalilinasrabady, S., Fujii, H. & Pambudi, N. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 93, p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
Geothermal power plants
Geothermal fields
Geothermal energy
Power plants
2 Citations (Scopus)
Graphite
Oxides
Graphene
hydroxide
Nanocomposites
17 Citations (Scopus)

Deep-biosphere methane production stimulated by geofluids in the nankai accretionary complex

Ijiri, A., Inagaki, F., Kubo, Y., Adhikari, R. R., Hattori, S., Hoshino, T., Imachi, H., Kawagucci, S., Morono, Y., Ohtomo, Y., Ono, S., Sakai, S., Takai, K., Toki, T., Wang, D. T., Yoshinaga, M. Y., Arnold, G. L., Ashi, J., Case, D. H., Feseker, T. & 21 others, Hinrichs, K. U., Ikegawa, Y., Ikehara, M., Kallmeyer, J., Kumagai, H., Lever, M. A., Morita, S., Nakamura, K. I., Nakamura, Y., Nishizawa, M., Orphan, V. J., Røy, H., Schmidt, F., Tani, A., Tanikawa, W., Terada, T., Tomaru, H., Tsuji, T., Tsunogai, U., Yamaguchi, Y. T. & Yoshida, N., Jun 13 2018, In : Science Advances. 4, 6, eaao4631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mud volcano
biosphere
methane
submarine volcano
fluid

Development of a micro-tunnel boring machine (MTBM) in pipe-roofing considering ground conditions

Sato, T., Matsui, K., Shimada, H., Sasaoka, T. & Hamanaka, A., Jan 1 2018, ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018. International Society for Rock Mechanics, (ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

boring machines
TBM
ground conditions
tunnels
Tunnels
10 Citations (Scopus)

Distributions and Leaching Behaviors of Toxic Elements in Fly Ash

Tian, Q., Guo, B., Nakama, S. & Sasaki, K., Oct 11 2018, In : ACS Omega. 3, 10, p. 13055-13064 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Poisons
Fly ash
Selenium
Leaching
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of Fenton-like oxidation reagent on hydrophobicity and floatability of chalcopyrite and molybdenite

Suyantara, G. P. W., Hirajima, T., Miki, H., Sasaki, K., Yamane, M., Takida, E., Kuroiwa, S. & Imaizumi, Y., Oct 5 2018, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 554, p. 34-48 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrophobicity
hydrophobicity
reagents
Oxidation
oxidation

Effect of mortar injection on over-cutting area using slurry pipe-jacking

Sasaoka, T., Shimada, H., Kubota, S. & Matsui, K., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

pipe jacking
mortar
Mortar
slurry
Pipe
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of sodium sulfite on floatability of chalcopyrite and molybdenite

Miki, H., Hirajima, T., Muta, Y., Suyantara, G. P. W. & Sasaki, K., Apr 1 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 4, 172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molybdenite
sulfite
Flotation
chalcopyrite
Sodium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of surfactants and their blend with silica nanoparticles on wax deposition in a Malaysian crude oil

Hao Lim, Z., Said-Al Salim, H., Ridzuan, N., Nguele, R. & Sasaki, K., Jul 2018, In : Petroleum Science. 15, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of ph-induced changes in soil physical characteristics on the development of soil water erosion

Matsumoto, S., Ogata, S., Shimada, H., Sasaoka, T., Hamanaka, A. & Kusuma, G. J., Apr 16 2018, In : Geosciences (Switzerland). 8, 4, 134.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water erosion
soil erosion
soil water
soil
physical property

Engineering geological appraisal of the regional development program in Indonesia

Anwar, H. Z., Sudaryanto, Utomo, E. P., Shimada, H. & Matsui, K., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Indonesia
regional development
hazards
geological hazard
Hazards
5 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced adsorption of perchlorate by gemini surfactant-modified montmorillonite: Synthesis, characterization and their adsorption mechanism

Srinivasarao, K., Prabhu, S. M., Luo, W. & Sasaki, K., Oct 1 2018, In : Applied Clay Science. 163, p. 46-55 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bentonite
perchlorate
montmorillonite
Surface-Active Agents
surfactant

Estimation of gasification area of underground coal gasification by using acoustic emission monitoring

Hamanaka, A., Itakura, K. I., Su, F. Q., Deguchi, G. & Kodama, J. I., Jan 1 2018, ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018. International Society for Rock Mechanics, (ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

coal gasification
gasification
Coal
Coal gasification
acoustic emission

Evaluation of a compact coaxial underground coal gasification system inside an artificial coal seam

Su, F. Q., Hamanaka, A., Itakura, K. I., Deguchi, G., Zhang, W. & Nan, H., Apr 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 4, en11040898.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal gasification
Coaxial
Coal
Evaluation
Horizontal Well

Evaluation of gas production rate from methane hydrate layers by a system with multiple dual horizontal wells

Sasaki, K., Ono, S., Sugai, Y., Ebinuma, T., Yamaguchi, T. & Narita, H., Jan 1 2018, Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2008. Petroleum Society of Canada (PETSOC), (Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2008).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Horizontal wells
Methane
Hydrates
gas production
Gases
4 Citations (Scopus)

Exergoeconomic analysis and optimization of single and double flash cycles for Sabalan geothermal power plant

Mohammadzadeh Bina, S., Jalilinasrabady, S. & Fujii, H., Mar 1 2018, In : Geothermics. 72, p. 74-82 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geothermal power plants
geothermal power
Exergy
Fossil fuel power plants
exergy

Experimental study on quantitative evaluation and prediction method of cutter bit wear for shield machine in gravel ground

Sasaoka, T., Urata, K., Shimada, H., Hamanaka, A., Hoshino, T., Hattori, T. & Hatori, T., Jan 1 2018, ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018. International Society for Rock Mechanics, (ISRM International Symposium - 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

cutters
gravels
bedrock
Gravel
shield

Experimental study on seismic attenuation and permeability of large porosity rock

Yang, X., Sasaki, K., Zhang, X. & Sugai, Y., May 2018, In : Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection. 2018, 6, p. 80-90 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
seismic attenuation
experimental study
porosity
permeability
rock
2 Citations (Scopus)

Factors to enable crystallization of environmentally stable bioscorodite from dilute As(III)-contaminated waters

Tanaka, M. & Okibe, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 1, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
arsenic
crystallization
Crystallization
Water
4 Citations (Scopus)

Flash Flood Risk Assessment for Kyushu Island, Japan

Shehata, M. & Mizunaga, H., Feb 1 2018, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 77, 3, 76.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flash flood
Risk assessment
risk assessment
Japan
Runoff
13 Citations (Scopus)

Floatability of molybdenite and chalcopyrite in artificial seawater

Suyantara, G. P. W., Hirajima, T., Miki, H. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2018, In : Minerals Engineering. 115, p. 117-130 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molybdenite
chalcopyrite
Seawater
Flotation
seawater