Shinji SATO, Dr. Eng. (sato_at_coastal.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Professor of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo

School of Engineering Bldg. #1, Room 250, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656 JAPAN

Fax: +81-3-5841-8503

Career

Major Field: Coastal Engineering

Awards

Publications

Degree

Master Thesis: Oscillatory boundary layer flow over rippled bed, 160p., March 1983.

Dr. Eng. Thesis: Oscillatory boundary layer flow and sand movement over ripples, 135p., March, 1987.



Books

  1. Coastal Waves, JSCE, 520p.C1994 (in Japanese)
  2. Toward management of sediemntary environment, JSCE, 359p., 1998 (in Japanese)
  3. Hydraulic manual, JSCE, 713p., 1999 (in Japanese)
  4. Design manual for coastal facilities, JSCE, 577p., 2000.
  5. Handbook of Coastal Engineering, Chapter 7, "Sediment Transport And Beach Profile Change Due To Random Waves", pp. 7.1-7.24, McGraw-HillC2000.[PDF]
  6. Sciences of the Great East Japan Earthquake, UT Press, 243p., 2014 (in Japanese).
  7. Post-Tsunami Hazard, Reconstruction and Restoration, Chapter 13, Seawall Performance along Southern Coast of East Japan Impacted by the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami; A Note for the Reconstruction Process, Springer, 191-210, 2014.
  8. International Compendium of Coastal Engineering, World Scientific, 514p., 2015.
  9. Disaster Resilient Cities, Elsevier, 191p., 2016.
  10. Handbook of Applied Hydrology, Second Edition, McGraw Hill, 2016.

Research Papers (in English, The list of Japanese papers is available here)

  1. Sato, S., N. Mimura and A. Watanabe: Oscillatory boundary layer flow over rippled beds, Proc. 19th Int. Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 2293-2309, 1984.

  2. Sato, S., H. Uehara and A. Watanabe: Numerical simulation of the oscillatory boundary layer flow over sand ripples by a k-epsilon turbulence model, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol. 29, pp.65-78, 1986.

  3. Sato, S. and K. Horikawa: Laboratory study on sand transport over ripples due to asymmetric oscillatory flows, Proc. 20th Int. Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp.1481-1495, 1986.

  4. Sato, S., K. Shimosako and A. Watanabe: Measurements of oscillatory turbulent boundary layer flow above ripples with a laser-Doppler velocimeter, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.30, No.1, pp.89-98, 1987.

  5. Shibayama, T. and S. Sato: A model for mud transport due to waves, Proc. Offshore Tech. Conf., Vol.19, pp.513-519, 1987.

  6. Sato, S., K. Mitani and A. Watanabe: Geometry of sand ripples and net sand transport rate due to regular and irregular oscillatory flows, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.30, No.2, pp.89-98, 1988.

  7. Sato, S. and K. Horikawa: Sand transport mechanism due to irregular oscillatory flows, Proc. 21st Int. Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp.1748-1762, 1988.

  8. Sato, S., M. Fukuhama and K. Horikawa: Measurements of near-bottom velocities in random waves on a constant slope, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.31, No.2, pp.219-229, 1988.

  9. Sato, S., T. Isayama and T. Shibayama: Long-wave component in near-bottom velocities under random waves on a gentle slope, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.32, No.2, pp.149-159, 1989.

  10. Shibayama, T., S. Sato, H. Asada and T. Temmyo: Sediment transport rate in wave-current coexistent field, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.32, No.2, pp.161-171, 1989.

  11. Sato, S. and N. Mitsunobu: A numerical model for sand transport under compound waves, Proc. 22nd Int. Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 2658-2670, 1990.

  12. Sato, S., K. Homma and T. Shibayama: Laboratory study on sand suspension due to breaking waves, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.33, No.1, pp.219-231, 1990.

  13. Sato, S., M. Ozaki and T. Shibayama: Breaking condition of compound and random waves, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.33, No.1, pp.133-143, 1990.

  14. Sato, S. and N. Mitsunobu: A numerical model of beach profile change due to random waves, Coastal Sediments '91, pp.674-687, 1991.

  15. Sato, S.: Sand transport under wave groups, Proc. 23rd Int. Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp.2411-2423, 1992.

  16. Sato, S., M. Kabiling and H. Suzuki: Prediction of near-bottom velocity history by a nonlinear dispersive wave model, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.35, No.1, pp.67-82, 1992.

  17. M. Kabiling and S. Sato: Two-dimensional nonlinear dispersive wave-current model and three-dimensional beach deformation model, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.36, No.2, pp. 195-212, 1993.

  18. M. Kabiling and S. Sato: A numerical model for nonlinear waves and beach evolution including swash zone, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol.37, No.1, pp.67-86, 1994.

  19. Sato, S. and M. Kabiling: A numerical simulation of beach evolution based on a nonlinear dispersive wave-current model, Proc. 24th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 2557-2570, 1994.

  20. Sato, S.: Characteristics of waves and currents induced by low pressures in Japan Sea, Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Wind and Earthquake Engineering for Offshore and Coastal Facilities, 1995.

  21. Sato, S.: Characteristics of currents induced by low pressures in the Japan Sea, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 5-18, 1995.

  22. Noguchi, K., S. Sato and S. Tanaka: Propagation of Hokkaido Nansei-Oki earthquake tsunami around Cape Aonae, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 133-142, 1996.

  23. Sato, S.: Numerical simulation of 1993 Southwest Hokkaido earthquake tsunami around Okushiri island, J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 5, pp. 209-215, 1996. [PDF]

  24. Sato, S.: Effects of winds and breaking waves on large-scale coastal currents developed by winter storms in Japan Sea, Coastal Eng. in Japan, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 129-144C1996.[PDF]

  25. Sato, S. and M. Kasai: Forced and free long waves generated by winter storms and typhoons, Proc. 27th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 1462-1475, 2000.

  26. Kato, F., S. Sato and H. Yeh: Large-scale experiment on dynamic response of sand bed around a cylinder due to tsunami, Proc. 27th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 1848-1859, 2000.

  27. Kobayashi, H., A. Watanabe, M. Isobe, S. Sato and T. Ishii: Three-dimensional beach deformation model for nonlinear multi-directional waves, Proc. 27th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 2728-2739, 2000.

  28. Takagi, T., S. Sato, K. Yamamoto, W. Sakurai, U. Murano, Y. Atsuzaka and Y. Ding: Performance of gravel nourishment for erosion control at Fuji coast, Proc. 27th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 3333-3344, 2000.

  29. Hashimoto, S., Y. Ohtani, S. Sato and S. Hotta: A field study of wind-blown sand at the Niigata coast, Proc. 27th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 2547-2560, 2000.

  30. Ahmed, A.S.M. and S. Sato : Investigation of bottom boundary layer dynamics of movable bed by using enhanced PIV technique, Coastal Engineering Journal, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 239-258, 2001.

  31. Yeh, H.H., F. Kato and S. Sato : Tsunami scour mechanisms around a cylinder, Tsunami Research at the End of a Critical Decade, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 33-46, 2001.

  32. Sato, S., M. Iisobe, T. Sekimoto, K. Torii and K. Yamamoto: Field investigation on coastal morphological processes of the South Kashimanada coast, Proc. 28th. Int. Conf. on Coastal Engineering, 2002.

  33. Ahmed, A.S.M. and S. Sato: Prediction of selective sheetflow transport for mixed grain size sands, Proc. Coastal Sediments 2003.

  34. Ahmed, A.S.M. and S. Sato: A sheetflow transport model for asymmetric oscillatory flows, Part I: Uniform grain size sediments, Coastal Eng. Journal, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 321-337, 2003.

  35. Ahmed, A.S.M. and S. Sato: A sheetflow transport model for asymmetric oscillatory flows, Part II: Mixed grain size sediments, Coastal Eng. Journal, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 339-361, 2003.

  36. Tonkin, S., H. Yeh, F. Kato and S. Sato : Tsunami scour around a cylinder, J. Fluid Mech., Vol. 496, pp. 165-192, 2003.

  37. Sato, S., T. Kajimura, M. Abe and M. Isobe : Sand movement and long-term beach evolution in a fluvial system composed of the Samegawa River and the Nakoso Coast, Coastal Eng. Journal, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 219-241, 2004. [PDF]

  38. Mina, K.M. and S. Sato : A transport model for sheetflow based on two-phase flow, Coastal Eng. Journal, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 329-367, 2004.

  39. Watanabe, A. and S. Sato : A sheet-flow transport rate formula for asymmetric, forward-leaning waves and currents, Proc. 29th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 1703-1714, 2004.

  40. Sato, S., T. Fukuyama, T. Matsuda and S. Tanaka : Field investigation on regional sediment movement around the Shounan Coast, Proc. 29th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 2668-2680, 2004. [PDF]

  41. Torii, K., S. Sato, T. Uda and T. Okayasu : Regional sediment management based on sediment budget for graded sediments, Proc. 29th Conf. on Coastal Eng., pp. 3110-3122, 2004. [PDF]

  42. Liu, H. and S. Sato : Laboratory study on sheetflow sediment movement in the oscillatory turbulent boundary layer based on image analysis, Coastal Eng. Journal, JSCE, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 21-40, 2005.

  43. Ranasinghe, S. and S. Sato: Beach morphology behind an impermeable submerged breakwater under obliquely incident waves, Proc. 30th International Conf. on Coastal Engineering, pp. 3682-3694, 2006.

  44. Ranasinghe, S. and S. Sato: Beach morphology behind single impermeable submerged breakwater under obliquely incident waves, Coastal Engineering Journal, pp. 1-24, 2007.

  45. Ranasinghe, R.S., Sato, S. (2007) gLongshore sand transport rate measurements using small-scale physical models,h in Proc. Coastal Sediments f07, ASCE, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA, pp. 68-81.

  46. Haijiang Liu, Shinji Sato, Yoshimitsu Tajima, Guangwei Huang, Hirokazu Fujiwara, Investigation on the historical evolution of alluvial deposits along the Tenryu River and the Enshu Coast, APAC, 1139-1150, i2007j

  47. Masaaki Shirai, Yoshimitsu Tajima, Haijiang Liu and Shinji Sato, Sand grains transport around river mouth revealed by OSL measurement technique, XVII INQUA Congress, 2007.8.3.

  48. Ranasinghe, R.S., Sato, S., Tajima, Y., Muliawan, M.J. (2008) gEvolution of nearshore currents around submerged breakwaters,h in Proc. 31st Int. Conf. Coastal Engineering, ASCE, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 927-939.

  49. Takuya Yoshii, Hirokazu Fujiwara, Shinji Sato, Guangwei Huang, Masaaki Shirai, Yoshimitsu, Tajima, Sediment transport study on the Tenryu River and the Enshu Coast based on analyses of surface sediments, Proc. Intl. Conf. Coastal Engrg., 2008. [PDF]

  50. Tomohiro Takagawa, Fukase Yutaro, Haijiang Liu, Shinji Sato, Coastal erosion surfaces detected by ground penetrating radar and coring survey: a case study in coastal area around the Tenryu River mouth, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Scour and Erosion,i2008j

  51. Tian, Y. and S. Sato: A numerical model on the interaction between nearshore nonlinear waves and strong currents, Coastal Engineering Journal, Vol. 50, No. 4 (2008) 369-395 [PDF]

  52. Haijiang Liu, Yoshimitsu Tajima, Shinji Sato, Field study on the nearshore sediment process around the Tenryu Estuary using image analysis, Proceedings of Intl. Conf. Coastal Engrg.(2008) [PDF]

  53. Takewaka, S., Y. Takahashi, Y. Tajima and S. Sato, Observation of morphology and flow motion at the river mouth of Tenryu with X-band radar, Proc. of Coastal Dynamics 2009, P116, 2009. [PDF]

  54. Tajima, Y. and S. Sato, Local sand deposition due to asymmetric characteristics of tidal current velocity observed around Imagire-Guchi inlet, Proc. 31st ICCE, 2136-2148, 2009.

  55. Tajima Y., H. Liu, and S. Sato, Dynamic changes of waves and currents over the collapsing sandbar of the Tenryu River mouth observed during typhoon T0704, Proc. of Coastal Dynamics 2009, P28, 2009. [PDF]

  56. Niu, X., S. Ueyama, S. Sato, Tajima Y. and H. Liu, Sediment movement under combined waves, tide and river discharge in a river mouth, Proc. of Coastal Dynamics 2009, P67, 2009. [PDF]

  57. Liu, H., Y. Ogawa, T. Takagawa and S. Sato, Longshore sediment movement along the Enshunada Coast inferred from feldspar thermoluminescence, Proc. of Coastal Dynamics 2009, P57, 2009. [PDF]

  58. Ranasinghe, R. S., S. Sato and Y. Tajima, Modeling of waves & currents around porous submerged breakwaters, Proc. of Coastal Dynamics 2009, P12, 2009. [PDF]

  59. Ranasinghe, R.S., Sato, S., Tajima, Y. (2009) gBoussinesq modeling of waves and currents over submerged breakwaters,h Proc. 5th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, Singapore, pp 58-64.

  60. Liu, H., Y. Tajima and S. Sato, Field study on the nearshore sediment process around the Tenryu estuary using image analysis, Proc. 31st ICCE, 2064-2076, 2009.

  61. Liu, H., Kishimoto, S., Takagawa, T., Shirai, M., Sato, S., Investigation on the sediment movement along the Tenryu-Enshunada fluvial system based on feldspar thermoluminescence properties. Journal of Coastal Research, 25(5), 1096-1105, 2009. [PDF]

  62. S. Sato, S. Kishimoto, H. Hiramatsu, Long-Term Evolution of Sand and Gravel Beaches on the Miyazaki Coast, Proc. 32nd Coastal Engineering Conference, 2010. [PDF]

  63. Y. Tajima, S. Sato, Local Concentration of Slowly Varying Wave and Current Fields Around the Abruptly Changing Bottom Slopes Along the Shore, Proc. 32nd ICCE, 2010. [PDF]

  64. H. Liu, Y. Tajima, S. Sato, Long-Term Monitoring on the Sand Spit Morphodynamics at the Tenryu River Mouth, Proc. 32nd ICCE, 2010. [PDF]

  65. Dong, L.P., S. Sato, Sheetflow sediment transport under asymmetric waves and strong currents, Proc. 32nd ICCE, 2010. [PDF]

  66. Ranasinghe, R. S., Y. Fukase, S. Sato, Y. Tajima, Locally concentrated damage at Shimoniikawa coast, Toyama bay, Japan due to giant swell waves, Proc. 32nd ICCE, 2010. [PDF]

  67. Sakashita, T., Sato, S., Tajima, Y., Alongshore extension of beach erosion around a large-scale structure, Proceedings of Coastal Sediments 11, 952-964, 2011. [PDF]

  68. Liu, H., Hamamoto, A., Sato, S., Monitoring the nourished sand longshore movement based on feldspar luminescence measurement. Proceedings of Coastal Sediments 11, 57-70, 2011. [PDF]

  69. Tajima, Y., Liu, H., Takagawa, T., Sato, S., (2011). Selective movements of sand and gravels and resulting dynamic morphology changes observed around the Tenryu River mouth. Proceedings of Coastal Sediments 11, 1135-1148, 2011. [PDF]

  70. Takagawa, T., Tajima, Y., Liu, H., Takewaka, S., Sato, S., (2011). Dynamic topography changes of sand spit of the Tenryu River mouth due to overtopping waves. Proceedings of Coastal Sediments 11, 1217-1228, 2011. [PDF]

  71. Mostafa, A., Tajima, Y., Liu, H., Sato, S., (2011). Impacts of coastal protection structures around Rosetta promontory on large scale morphology change of the Nile River Delta. Proceedings of Coastal Structures 2011.

  72. Liu, H., Sato, S., (2011). Evaluation on the sediment movement along the Miyazaki coast in terms of feldspar luminescence features. Proceedings of the 6th Asian and Pacific Coastal Engineering Conference, 2011.

  73. Ranasinghe, R.S., Y. Fukase, S. Sato and Y. Tajima: Local concentration of waves due to abrupt alongshore variation of nearshore bathymetry, Coastal Engineering Journal, 53, 3, 201-222, 2011.

  74. Shimozono, T., S. Sato, A. Okayasu, Y. Tajima, M. F. Hermann, H. Liu and T. Takagawa: Propagation and inundation characteristics of the 2011 tohoku tsunami on the central sanriku coast, Coastal Engineering Journal, Vol. 54, No. 1, (2012), 1250004.

  75. Sato, S., S. Takewaka, H. Liu and H. Nobuoka: Tsunami damages of Nakoso Coast due to the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Proc. 33rd ICCE, Santander, 2012.

  76. Haijiang Liu, Tomohiro Takagawa and Shinji Sato: Sand Transport and Sedimentary Feature Based on Feldspar Thermoluminescence: A Synthesis of the Tenryu-Enshunada Fluvial System, Japan, J. Coastal Research, 28, 2012.

  77. Le Phuong Dong, Shinji Sato, Haijiang Liu: A sheetflow sediment transport model for skewed-asymmetric waves combined with strong opposite currents, Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 71, pp. 87-101, January 2013.

  78. Haijiang Liu, Takenori Shimozono, Tomohiro Takagawa, Akio Okayasu, Hermann M. Fritz, Shinji Sato and Yoshimitsu Tajima: The 11 March 2011 Tohoku Tsunami Survey in Rikuzentakata and Comparison with Historical Events, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 170 (2013), 1033-1046, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-012-0496-2

  79. Harry Yeh, Shinji Sato and Yoshimitsu Tajima: The 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Tsunami Effects on Coastal Infrastructure and Buildings, Pure Appl. Geophys. 170 (2013), 1019-1031, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-012-0489-1

  80. Shinji Sato, Harry Yeh, Masahiko Isobe, Koki Mizuhashi, Hiroshi Aizawa, Hideaki Ashino: Coastal and nearshore behaviors of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami along the central Fukushima coast, Coastal Dynamics 2013, Bordeaux, 2013.

  81. Sanuki, H., Y. Tajima, H. Yeh and S. Sato: Dynamics of tsunami flooding to river basin, Proc. Coastal Dynamics 2013, Bordeaux, 2013.

  82. Shinji Sato, Akio Okayasu, Harry Yeh, Hermann M. Fritz, Yoshimitsu Tajima and Takenori Shimozono: Delayed survey of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami in the former exclusion zone in Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Springer, DOI:10.1007/s00024-014-0809-8, 2014.

  83. Shinji Sato, Shohei Ohkuma: Destruction mechanism of coastal structures due to the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami in the south of Fukushima, Proc. 34th ICCE, Seoul, 2014.

  84. Morika Ohmura, Shinji Sato: Long-term sediment transport in Kuzuryu River and Kaetsu Coast under Holocene sea level variation, Proc. 34th ICCE, Seoul, 2014.

  85. Ahtesham K. M. H. Raju, Shinji Sato: An experimental investigation on influence of air void in sand dune sediment transport due to overwash, Coastal Sediments 2015, San Diego, 2015.

  86. Shinji Sato, Kanto Nishiguchi, Yusuke Yamanaka: Tsunami sediment analysis based on luminescence measurement, Coastal Sediments 2015, San Diego, 2015.

  87. Yuya Sasaki, Shinji Sato: Morphology changes of sand spit around the Tenryu River mouth due to floods accompanied with overtopping waves, Coastal Sediments 2015, San Diego, 2015.

  88. Shimozono, T., Y. Tajima, A. B. Kennedy, H. Nobuoka, J. Sasaki, and S. Sato (2015): Combined infragravity wave and sea-swell runup over fringing reefs by super typhoon Haiyan, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 4463-4486, doi:10.1002/2015JC010760.

  89. Sato, S.: Characteristics of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami and introduction of two level tsunamis for tsunami disaster mitigation, Proc. Japan Academy, Ser. B, Vol. 91, 262-272 (2015).

  90. Shimozono, T. and Sato, S. (2015) Coastal vulnerability analysis during tsunami-induced levee overflow and breaching by a high-resolution flood model, Coastal Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2015.10.007, in press



Plenary Speeches, Invited Lectures (in English)

  1. Sato, S., Large-scale currents and sea-bottom elevation change developed by winter storms, Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Coastal and Ocean Engineers, October 1996.

  2. S. Sato and H. Liu: A comprehensive study on sediment movement in Tenryu river watershed and Enshu coast, International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE-3, Tokyo, November, 2008. [PDF]

  3. Sato, S. : Organizer of a Special Session of Tohoku Tsunami, Coastal Sediments 11, 2011.

  4. Sato, S.: Guest Editor of the Special Issue of Tohoku Tsunami, Coastal Engineering Journal, 54, 1, March 2012.

  5. Sato, S.: Coastal and Nearshore Behaviors of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami along the Central Fukushima Coast, BICTAM Tsunami Workshop, Beijing, October, 2012.

  6. Sato, S.: 2011 Tohoku Tsunami and Future Directions for Tsunami Disaster Mitigation, Keynote Lecture, 35th IAHR World Congress, Chengdu, September, 2013.

  7. Sato, S.: Characteristics of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami revealed by field surveys, Keynote Lecture, 7th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, Bali, September, 2013.

  8. Sato, S.: Coastal Erosion caused by Sediment Movement in Watershed Scale, Invited Lecture, Taishan Academic Forum on Estuarine, Coastal and Nearshore Science and Engineering, Yantai, China, Nov 27, 2016.