Department of Earth Resources Engineering

Research Output 1982 2020

2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of polyacrylic acid on polymerization and deposition of silicic acid in geothermal water: A case study at Takigami geothermal power plant, Oita Prefecture

Masunaga, S., Yonezu, K., Etou, M., Kawamoto, D., Yamamoto, Y., Kiyota, Y., Okaue, Y., Watanabe, K. & Yokoyama, T., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of the Geothermal Research Society of Japan. 39, 4, p. 181-189 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

silicic acid
geothermal power
power plants
polymerization
power plant
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of grinding montmorillonite and illite on their modification by dioctadecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride and adsorption of perchlorate

Luo, W., Fukumori, T., Guo, B., Osseo-Asare, K., Hirajima, T. & Sasaki, K., Sep 15 2017, In : Applied Clay Science. 146, p. 325-333 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bentonite
Ammonium Chloride
perchlorate
grinding
montmorillonite
10 Citations (Scopus)

Elasticity and Stability of Clathrate Hydrate: Role of Guest Molecule Motions

Jia, J., Liang, Y., Tsuji, T., Murata, S. & Matsuoka, T., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 1290.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrates
Elasticity
Molecules
Gas hydrates
Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Electrolysis oxidation of chalcopyrite and molybdenite for selective flotation

Miki, H., Matsuoka, H., Hirajima, T., Suyantara, G. P. W. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2017, In : Materials Transactions. 58, 5, p. 761-767 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flotation
electrolysis
Flotation
Electrolysis
Oxidation

Electrolysis Oxidation of Chalcopyrite and Molybdenite for Selective Flotation

Miki, H., Matsuoka, H., Hirajima, T., Suyantara, G. P. W. & Sasaki, K., 2017, In : Materials Transactions. 58, 5, p. 761-767 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flotation
electrolysis
Flotation
Electrolysis
Oxidation
14 Citations (Scopus)

Energy, economic and environmental (3E) aspects of internal heat exchanger for ORC geothermal power plants

Mohammadzadeh Bina, S., Jalilinasrabady, S. & Fujii, H., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy. 140, p. 1096-1106 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geothermal power plants
Heat exchangers
Economics
Exergy
Evaporators
1 Citation (Scopus)

Enhancement of fluoride immobilization in apatite by Al3+additives

Sasaki, K., Nagato, S., Ideta, K., Miyawaki, J. & Hirajima, T., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 311, p. 284-292 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apatites
Apatite
Fluorides
fluoride
immobilization

Enzymatic pre-treatment of carbonaceous matter in preg-robbing gold ores: Effect of ferrous ion additives

Konadu, K. T., Sasaki, K., Osseo-Asare, K. & Kaneta, T., Jan 1 2017, 22nd International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 43-47 5 p. (Solid State Phenomena; vol. 262 SSP).

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

activated carbon
Gold
pretreatment
Activated carbon
Ores

Estimating surface CO2 flux based on soil concentration profile

Salmawati, Sasaki, K. & Sugai, Y., Dec 16 2017, In : British Journal of Environment & Climate Change. 7, 4, p. 214-222 9 p., BJECC.2017.01.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
soil
soil depth
trend
concentration (value)

Evaluation for offshore carbon dioxide geological storage potential in the gulf of Thailand

Maneeintr, K., Rawangphai, M. & Sasaki, K., Dec 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 142, p. 3486-3491 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
Gases
Carbon capture
Monitoring
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of coal combustion zone and gas energy recovery for underground coal gasification (UCG) process

Su, F. Q., Hamanaka, A., Itakura, K. I., Deguchi, G., Sato, K. & Kodama, J. I., Jan 19 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 1, p. 154-169 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal combustion
Coal gasification
Gases
Recovery
Acoustic emissions

Evaluation of hydrological feature of reservoir in the Ogiri geothermal field by tracer test

Takayama, J., Tanaka, T. & Itoi, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of the Geothermal Research Society of Japan. 39, 3, p. 129-140 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrological feature
tracers
tracer
water flow
evaluation
Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
lignite
freeze drying
Coal
Lignite
Drying
7 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication of Chitosan-Reinforced ZrxAl1-xOOH Nanocomposites and Their Arsenite and Fluoride Depollution Densities from Single/Binary Systems

Prabhu, S. M. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2017, In : ChemistrySelect. 2, 22, p. 6375-6387 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chitosan
Fluorides
Nanocomposites
Aluminum
Fabrication
5 Citations (Scopus)

Fast and safe gas detection from underground coal fire by drone fly over

Dunnington, L. & Nakagawa, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 229, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Diptera
Fires
Gases
Remediation
23 Citations (Scopus)
Geochronology
Geochemistry
geochronology
Deposits
geochemistry
10 Citations (Scopus)

Geochemistry and geochronology of granites hosting the Mawchi SN-W deposit, Myanmar: Implications for tectonic setting and emplacement

Myint, A. Z., Zaw, K., Swe, Y. M., Yonezu, K., Cai, Y., Manaka, T. & Watanabe, K., Jan 1 2017, Geological Society Memoir. 1 ed. Geological Society of London, p. 385-400 16 p. (Geological Society Memoir; vol. 48, no. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

tectonic setting
geochronology
emplacement
geochemistry
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ground uplift related to permeability enhancement following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake in the Kanto Plain, Japan 6. Geodesy

Ishitsuka, K., Matsuoka, T., Nishimura, T., Tsuji, T. & Elgharbawi, T., Dec 1 2017, In : earth, planets and space. 69, 1, 81.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tohoku earthquake 2011
geodesy
plains
Japan
permeability
Open Access
integrated approach
electrical resistivity
aquifer
groundwater
sediment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydraulic Properties of Closely Spaced Dipping Open Fractures Intersecting a Fluid-Filled Borehole Derived From Tube Wave Generation and Scattering

Minato, S., Ghose, R., Tsuji, T., Ikeda, M. & Onishi, K., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 10, p. 8003-8020 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave scattering
wave generation
hydraulic property
boreholes
Boreholes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrochemistry and gas geochemistry of the northeastern Algerian geothermal waters

Belhai, M., Fujimitsu, Y., Nishijima, J. & Bersi, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Arabian Journal of Geosciences. 10, 1, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrochemistry
thermal water
geochemistry
batholith
helium

Immobilization process of selenate in cancrinite by hydrothermal method

Pahlevi, N. D., Guo, B., Hirajima, T. & Sasaki, K., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

cancrinite
selenate
immobilization
selenite
nuclear power plant
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the kinetic boundary condition on porous media flow in the lattice Boltzmann formulation

Singh, S., Jiang, F. & Tsuji, T., Jul 7 2017, In : Physical Review E. 96, 1, 013303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow in Porous Media
Lattice Boltzmann
Kinetics
boundary conditions
Boundary conditions
5 Citations (Scopus)

Imprints of Late Mesozoic tectono-magmatic events on Palawan Continental Block in northern Palawan, Philippines

Padrones, J. T., Tani, K., Tsutsumi, Y. & Imai, A., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 142, p. 56-76 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

monazite
Cretaceous
granite
tectonic evolution
zircon
7 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of microwave radiation on the magnetic properties of molybdenite and arsenopyrite

Farahat, M., Elmahdy, A. M. & Hirajima, T., Jun 15 2017, In : Powder Technology. 315, p. 276-281 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic properties
Microwaves
Magnetic susceptibility
Minerals
Recovery
4 Citations (Scopus)
acid mine drainage
chemical weathering
rock
weathering
sulfur
14 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between formation rock and petroleum fluids during microemulsion flooding and alteration of heavy oil recovery performance

Nguele Odou, P. R., Sasaki, K., Sugai, Y., Omondi, B., Said Al-Salim, H. & Ueda, R., Jan 19 2017, In : Energy & Fuels. 31, 1, p. 255-270 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Microemulsions
Petroleum
Oils
Crude oil
Rocks
8 Citations (Scopus)
thermal spring
gravity
Bouguer anomaly
spring water
basement rock

Manganese removal from metal refinery wastewater using Mn(II)-oxidizing bacteria

Kitjanukit, S., Takamatsu, K., Takeda, K., Asano, S. & Okibe, N., Jan 1 2017, 22nd International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium. Sand, W., Rubberdt, K., Glombitza, F., Sand, W., Veliz, M. V., Willscher, S., Hedrich, S. & Schippers, A. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 673-676 4 p. (Solid State Phenomena; vol. 262 SSP).

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

Manganese removal (water treatment)
Metal refineries
bacteria
manganese
Bacteria
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanism of silver-catalyzed bioleaching of enargite concentrate

Oyama, K., Hirajima, T., Sasaki, K., Miki, H. & Okibe, N., Jan 1 2017, 22nd International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium. Sand, W., Rubberdt, K., Glombitza, F., Sand, W., Veliz, M. V., Willscher, S., Hedrich, S. & Schippers, A. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 273-276 4 p. (Solid State Phenomena; vol. 262 SSP).

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

Bioleaching
Silver
silver
sulfides
Dissolution

Microbiological potential for gold leaching and recovery from E-waste

Rizki, I. N., Hirajima, T. & Okibe, N., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gold
leaching
leachate
recycling
metal
6 Citations (Scopus)

Mobilization and displacement of heavy oil by cationic microemulsions in different sandstone formations

Nguele, R., Sasaki, K., Sugai, Y., Said-Al Salim, H. & Ueda, R., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 157, p. 1115-1129 15 p., PETROL 4118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microemulsions
heavy oil
Sandstone
mobilization
Crude oil
18 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling CO2-Water-Mineral Wettability and Mineralization for Carbon Geosequestration

Liang, Y., Tsuji, S., Jia, J., Tsuji, T. & Matsuoka, T., Jun 29 2017, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 50, 7, p. 1530 1540 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mineral Waters
Wetting
Carbon
Minerals
Silicon Dioxide

New role of geothermal exploration

Nakagawa, M. & Smith, N. M., Jan 1 2017, Geothermal Energy: Power To Do More - Geothermal Resources Council 2017 Annual Meeting, GRC 2017. Geothermal Resources Council, p. 647-654 8 p. (Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council; vol. 41).

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

geothermal energy
Geothermal energy
temperature gradient
geochemical survey
volcanology
8 Citations (Scopus)

Novel biomolecule-assisted interlayer anion-controlled layered double hydroxide as an efficient sorbent for arsenate removal

Koilraj, P., Sasaki, K. & Srinivasan, K., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 28, p. 14783-14793 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxides
Biomolecules
Arginine
Sorbents
Anions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical study of plastic response of urban underground rock tunnel subjected to earthquake

Wen, K., Shimada, H., Sasaoka, T. & Zhang, Z., Dec 1 2017, In : International Journal of Geo-Engineering. 8, 1, 28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Earthquakes
Tunnels
tunnel
plastic
Rocks
2 Citations (Scopus)

On heat and mass transfer within thermally shocked region of enhanced geothermal system

Bakhsh, K. J., Nakagawa, M., Arshad, M. & Dunnington, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Geofluids. 2017, 2759267.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat transfer
mass transfer
microcrack
cold water
hot dry rock
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of bioscorodite crystallization for treatment of as(III)-bearing wastewaters

Tanaka, M., Hirajima, T., Sasaki, K. & Okibe, N., Jan 1 2017, 22nd International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 555-558 4 p. (Solid State Phenomena; vol. 262 SSP).

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

Bearings (structural)
Arsenic
Crystallization
arsenic
Wastewater
7 Citations (Scopus)
Blasting
blasting
Roofs
roof

Optimization of microbiological redox potential control in chalcopyrite bioleaching

Takamatsu, K., Hirajima, T., Sasaki, K., Miki, H. & Okibe, N., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

redox potential
chalcopyrite
dissolution
ion
acid
4 Citations (Scopus)

Petrochemistry of Granitoids in Sibolga and its Surrounding Areas, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Setiawan, I., Takahashi, R. & Imai, A., Jul 1 2017, In : Resource Geology. 67, 3, p. 254-278 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quartz
syenite
quartz
alkali feldspar
Alkalies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Placement of waste rocks in waste dump for prevention of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) by Cover system in open cast coal mine: Effects of water quality on AMD

Matsumoto, S., Ishimatsu, H., Shimada, H., Sasaoka, T., Kusuma, G. J. & Gautama, R. S., 2017, In : Inzynieria Mineralna. 2017, 1, p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acid mine drainage
Coal mines
coal mine
Drainage
Water quality

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) as an emulsifying agent for viscosity reduction of heavy and extra-heavy oils

Alade, O. S., Sasaki, K., Ademodi, B., Ogunlaja, A. S., Sugai, Y. & Ueda, R., Jan 1 2017, Heavy Oil: Characteristics, Production and Emerging Technologies. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 67-92 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Polyvinyl Alcohol
Polyvinyl alcohols
Crude oil
Viscosity
Emulsification

Preliminary study on in situ realtime quantitation of target bacteria on the principle of flow cytometry

Murakami, G., Sugai, Y. & Sasaki, K., Aug 2017, 22nd International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium. Sand, W., Rubberdt, K., Glombitza, F., Sand, W., Veliz, M. V., Willscher, S., Hedrich, S. & Schippers, A. (eds.). Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 262. p. 224-227 4 p. (Solid State Phenomena; vol. 262 SSP).

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

Flow cytometry
Bacteria
Flow Cytometry
Bioleaching
Light
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quantitative analysis of radiocesium retention onto birnessite and todorokite

Yu, Q., Ohnuki, T., Kozai, N., Sakamoto, F., Tanaka, K. & Sasaki, K., Oct 20 2017, In : Chemical Geology. 470, p. 141-151 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

todorokite
birnessite
quantitative analysis
adsorption
Adsorption

Radiogenic heat production in Rudeis Formation, Lower Miocene, Belayim marine oil field, Gulf of Suez, Egypt

Mohamed, H., Mizunaga, H., Abou Ashour, N. M., Elterb, R. A., Elalfy, I. M. & Elsayed, A. S., Dec 1 2017, In : Exploration Geophysics. 48, 4, p. 512-522 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oil fields
Egypt
heat production
gulfs
oil field
Open Access
In situ combustion
Oil sands
Petroleum reservoirs
Chemical reactions
Screening