Professor, Nagasaki University
Born: 12 September 1971
1999: Doctor of Engineering (PhD) in groundwater engineering at Kyushu University.
Macroscopic dispersion process of non-reactive tracer in heterogeneous porous media
1996: Master of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan.
2011-present: Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Nagasaki University.
2002-2011: Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Kagoshima University.
2009-2011: Major Advisory Professor, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Kagoshima University.
1999-2002: Assistant Professor, Division of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences, Kyushu University.
2004-2005: guest researcher, Department of Water Resources Engineering, Lund University, Sweden.
Reactive transport in groundwater
Physical and chemical hydrogeology and heterogeneity
Saltwater Intrusion and subsurface dam
Remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater
Administrative and organizational skills
2013-2013, Editor, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
2013-present, Editor, Journal of Japanese Society of Soil Physics
2009-present, Editor, Journal of Groundwater Hydrology
2007-2009, Member of the international comittee, Japanese association of groundwater hydrology
2006-present, Editor, Journal of Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
2006-2009, Member of the working group of in-situ tracer test, Japanese association of groundwater hydrology
2003-present, Member of the Hydrology Division, Committee on Hydroscience and Hydraulic Engineering, Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Journal of Groundwater Hydrology
Journal of Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources,
Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering JSCE (Japan Society of Civil Engineers)
Transactions of JSIDRE (The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering)
Journal of JSCE, Ser.C(Geosphere Engineering)
Journal of JSCE, Ser.B1(Hydraulic Engineering)
Journal of JSCE, Ser.G(Environmental Research)
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A total of 141 peer reviewed scientific contributions, of these 61 peer reviewed international articles (50 Scopus / 43 web of science (WOS) indexed articles).
Some recent contributions (2022-2021):
Is road-side fishpond water in Bangladesh safe for human use? An assessment using water quality indices, (MS Islam, K Nakagawa, M Abdullah-Al-Mamun, MAB Siddique, R Berndtsson), Environmental Challenges 6, 100434, 2022
Distribution of heavy metals and related health risks through soil ingestion in rural areas of western Japan, (K Nakagawa, T Imura, R Berndtsson), Chemosphere 290, 133316, 2022
Groundwater nitrogen response to regional land-use management in South Japan, (ZQ Yu, K Nakagawa, R Berndtsson, T Hiraoka, Y Suzuki), Environmental Earth Sciences 80 (18), 1-18, 2021
Spatiotemporal variation of nitrate concentrations in soil and groundwater of an intensely polluted agricultural area, (K Nakagawa, H Amano, M Persson, R Berndtsson), Scientific reports 11 (1), 1-13, 2021
Spatial characteristics of groundwater chemistry in Unzen, Nagasaki, Japan, (K Nakagawa, H Amano, R Berndtsson), Water 13 (4), 426, 2021
Effects of the Japanese 2016 kumamoto earthquake on nitrate content in groundwater supply, (K Nakagawa, J Shimada, ZQ Yu, K Ide, R Berndtsson), Minerals 11 (1), 43, 2021