The evolution of river management law and its impact on uses by local residents: The case of the lower reaches of the Inukami river, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

Authors

  • Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Koichi Nakama

Keywords:

River Management, Japan

Abstract

Kazuyuki Sasaki , a graduate student in the Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan, holds a Masters degree in Environment Science, University of Shiga Prefecture. He took a Human Relations course in the Department of Life Style Studies, School of Human Cultures, and worked in the Division of Environmental Planning, Graduate School of Environmental Science, of the same university. He is affiliated with the Man-Environment Research Association (Japan), Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture, and the Japanese Society of Ecological Psychology. His publications include Analysis of River Space Using Behavior Observation (Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting ofEnvironmental Systems Research, 29, pp. 117-122), and he is co-author with Hiromichi Hosoma and Ryujirou Kondo of The Development of Biological Model of People's Behavior in River Space, Selected Papers of Environmental Systems Research, 31, pp. 405-415.

Koichi Nakama is Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Instititue of technology, Fukuoka, Japan.

Published

2006-12-01

How to Cite

Sasaki, K., & Nakama, K. (2006). The evolution of river management law and its impact on uses by local residents: The case of the lower reaches of the Inukami river, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 73(436-441), pp. 296-300. Retrieved from http://ekisticsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/129

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Section

Scholarly Articles and Reviews