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Faculty: Graduate School of Science and Engineering TEL:
Position: Associate Professor ■FAX:
Address: 255 Shimo-Okubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama City, Saitama 338-8570, JAPAN ■Mail Address:
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Assigned Class

Faculty of Engineering

Research Field

Rock weathering
Natural disaster science
Earth resources system engineering
Physical geography
Landform material science
keyword:Weathering , Rock properties , Geomorphology

Current Subject

Rock weathering of geosphere materials
keyword:rock , weathering , stone monuments
Salt weathering
keyword:salt weathering , rock properties
Water-rock interaction and pollutions of sediments and groundwater
keyword:water-rock interaction
Long-term weathering rates as changes in rock properties
keyword:weathering rates , rock property changes , long term

Academic Societies

Academic Societies
Japan Geosciences Union
The Association of Japanese Geographers
European Geosciences Union
British Geomorphological Research Group
Japan Geomorphological Union
The Japanese Geotechnical Society
The Clay Science Society of Japan
The Volcanological Society of Japan
Speleological Society of Japan
Japanese Society of Soil Science amd Plant Nutrition
Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan

Academic Background

D. Sci , University of Tsukuba
D. Sci , University of Tsukuba


2005 , Great Woman of the 21st Century on Geomorphology, American Biographical Institute (ABI)

Research Career

Research Career
2004/06 , Associate Professor, Geosphere Research Institute, Saitama University
2001/01 - 2004/05 , JSPS-JST Domestic Research Fellow (Japan International Research center for Agricultural Sciences)
1999/04 - 2001/12 , Assistant Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1997/06 - 1999/03 , JSPS Research Fellow (University of Tsukuba)


Books, Articles, etc.

営力と大地形 「ギャオ(アルマンナ・ギャオ、アイスランド)」
帝国書院 ,地理・地図資料(2008年特別号):1枚目 2008

営力と大地形 「楯状地(ギアナ高地、ベネズエラ)」
帝国書院,地理・地図資料(2008年特別号):2枚目 2008

第135回農林交流センターワークショップ「固体試料分析の基礎」 比表面積測定
農林交流センター・国際農林水産業研究センター:519-526 2008

Effects of Rock Properties on Salt Weathering of Oya-tuff
Geological Society of London,Geological Society of London, special publication,333:59-62 2010
Oguchi, C.T.and Yuasa, H.

Evaluation of sulfate resistance of Portland and high alumina cement mortars using hardness test.
Elsevier,Construction and Building Materials,24:1020-1026 2010
Thidar Aye, Oguchi C. T. and Takaya Y.

High acidic sulphate salt production on the cave wall in the Yoshimi Hyaku-Ana Historic Site, central Japan.
Carpathian Balkan Geological Association,Proceedings of the XIX Carpathian Balkan Geological Association, Special Volume,100:413-419 2010
Oguchi, C. T., Takaya, Y., Yamazaki, M., Ohnishi, R., Thidar Aye and Hatta T.

Is sodium sulfate invariably effective in destroying any type of rock?
,Natural Stone Resources for Monuments, Geological Society of London, special publication,333:43-58 2010
Swe Yu and Oguchi, C. T.

Laboratory experiments on bacterial weathering of granite and its constituent minerals.
Gomorphologie: relief, processus, environment,Groupe Francais de Geomorphologie,4:327-336 2010
Wonsuh, S., Ogawa, N., Oguchi, C. T., Hatta, T. and Matsukura, Y.

Role of pore size distribution in salt uptake, damage, and predicting salt susceptibility of eight types of Japanese building stones.
Elsevier,Engineering Geology,115 doi:10(3/4):226-236 2010
Swe Yu .and Oguchi, C.T.

日本地形学連合,地形,31:283-299 2010
高屋康彦, 小口千明

Complex relationships between salt type and rock properties in a durability experiment of multiple salt-rock treatments.
John Wiley & Sons,Earth Surface Processes and Landforms,34(15):2096-2110 2009
Swe Yu and Oguchi, C. T.

Complex relationships between salt type and rock properties in a durability experiment of multiple salt-rock treatments.
John Wiley & Sons,Earth Surface Processes and Landforms,34(15):2096-2110 2009
Swe Yu and Oguchi, C. T.

Development of Geo-database system with the perspective of Environmental Scientific use and its application.
Japanese Geotechnical Society,Geo-Informatics and Zoning for Hazard Mapping (GIZ2009) 2009
Hachinohe, S, Ishiyama, T.Sasaka K., Ishihara, T., Sugai, T.Kumari, K.G.I.D.and Oguchi C.T.

Role of micropores on freeze-thaw weathering of building stones.
,International Symposium on engineering, Energy, and Environment 2009
Osawa, Y.and Oguchi, C.T.

Strength reduction and surface alteration of mortars during Wetting/drying experiment using seawater and sulfate solution.
,International Symposium on engineering, Energy, and Environment 2009
Oguchi, C.T., Sekiguchi, A., Thidar A., Takaya, Y.and Hatta, T.

The importance of cement type on the durability of mortars exposed to sodium sulfate attack.
Japan Society of Civil Engineers,JSCE summer symposium 2009
Thidar Aye and Oguchi, C.T.

Vertical distribution of heavy metals in alluvial sediments of Arakawa lowland, Saitama prefecture (Japan).
Asian Development Bank,ADB paper 2009
Kumari, K.G.I.D., Oguchi C.T., Hachinohe, S.and Ishiyama, T.

海水によるモルタルの変質に関する実験的研究 ―表面の二次生成物について―素材
資源・素材学会,Journal of MMIJ (旧 資源と素材),125(9):489-495 2009
高屋康彦, 中山丈士, 小口千明, 八田珠郎

Paleohydrological implications of late Quaternary fluvial deposits in and around archaeological sites in Syria
,Geomorphology,101:33-43 2008
Oguchi, T., Hori, K. and Oguchi, C. T.

Effect of Bacillus subtilis on granite weathering: A laboratory experiment
,Catena,70:275-281 2007
Song, W., Ogawa, N., Oguchi, C.T., Hatta, T. and Matsukura, Y.

Application of weathering susceptibility index to salt damage on a brick monument
,Heritage, Weathering and Conservation, Fort, A. B., Gomez, H. and Vazquez, C. (eds), Taylor & Francis Group, London,:217-227 2006
Oguchi, C. T., Matsukura, Y., Shimada, H. and Kuchitsu, N.

Quarternary bedrock erosion and landscape evolution in the Sor Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica: Reevaluating rates and processes
,Geomorphology,81:408-420 2006
Matsuoka, N., Tomachot, C., Oguchi, C. T. Hatta, T., Abe, M. and Matsuzaki, H.

Salt damage to brick kiln walls in Japan: spatial and seasonal variation of efflorescence and moisture content
,Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment,63:167-176 2005
Matsukura, Y., Oguchi, C.T. and Kuchitsu, N.

,地形,26:423-437 2005

A porosity-related diffusion model of weathering-rind development
,Catena,58:65-75 2004
Oguchi, C.T.

Late Quaternary rapid talus dissection and debris-flow deposition on an alluvial fan in Syria
,Catena,55:125-140 2004
Oguchi, T. and Oguchi, C.T.

,粘土科学,43:116-119 2004

Effect of microstructure and weathering on the strength anisotropy of porous rhyolite
,Engineering Geology,63:39-47 2002
Matsukura, Y., Hashizume, K. and Oguchi, C.T.

Environmental and seasonal influences on the spatial distribution of salt efflorescence and weathering on brick kiln walls
,Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union ,23:335-348 2002
Oguchi, C.T., Matsukura, Y. and Kuchitsu, N.

Formation of weathering rinds on andesite
,Earth Surface Processes and Landform,26:847-858 2001
Oguchi, C.T.

Effect of porosity on the increase in weathering-rind thickness of andesite gravel
,Engineering Geology,55:77-89 1999
Oguchi, C.T. and Matsukura, Y.

Microstructural influence on strength reduction of porous rhyolite during weathering
,Zeit. Geomorph., N.F., Suppl. Bd.,119:91-103 1999
Oguchi, C. T. and Matsukura

Weathering rates over 40,000 years based on the changes in rock properties of porous rhyolite
,Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Part A ,24:861-870 1999
Oguchi, C.T., Hatta, T. and Matsukura, Y.

Coal Characterization and the predicted environmental influence due to mining on Tavantolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia.
International Symposium on Environmental Management, Nakorn Nayok (Thailand),iSEM2008 (CD-rom) 200809
Oguchi, C. T., Damdindorj, D. and Takaya, Y.

Experimental study on surface alteration of limestone and mortar attacked by seawater
International Symposium on Environmental Management, Nakorn Nayok (Thailand),iSEM2008 (CD-rom) 200809
Takaya, Y. Aoki, T. Nakayama, T. and Oguchi, C. T.

2008年第52回粘土科学討論会,2008年第52回粘土科学討論会稿集 (CD-rom) 200809

GIS による基礎調査と含有鉱物調査からみたモンゴル・タバントルゴイ炭鉱開発に伴う環境劣化予測
日本地球惑星科学連合2008年合同大会,JpGU2008 (CD-rom) 200805
小口千明・ダンディンドルジ デジデマ

日本地球惑星科学連合2008年合同大会,JpGU2008 (CD-rom) 200805
高屋康彦, 中山丈士, 小口千明, 八田珠郎

日本地球惑星科学連合2008年合同大会,JpGU2008 (CD-rom) 200805
小口千明, 大西亮平, Thidar Aye, 高屋康彦, Swe Yu

Is sodium sulfate always the most effective salt in destroying any type of rock?
Europearn Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2008, Vienna (Austria),EGU2008 (CD-rom) 200804
Swe Yu and Oguchi, C.T.

Study in salt weathering on concrete: field observation and experiment
Europearn Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2008, Vienna (Austria),EGU2008 (CD-rom) 200804
Oguchi, C.T. and Yamada, T.