The Ecological Society of Japan

Organization

The Ecological Society of Japan was founded in 1953 to promote research in all aspects of ecology. Membership is open to anyone interested in ecological science.

President

Jotaro URABE, Tohoku University, Japan

Vice-president(President after 2020)

Takakazu YUMOTO, Kyoto University, Japan

Managing Director

Dai NAGAMATSU, Tottori University, Japan

Executive directors

Takeshi MIKI, Hiroko KUROKAWA, Atsushi KUME, Michiko NAKAGAWA, Takehito YOSHIDA

Directors

Yoh IWASA, Shunsuke UTSUMI, Takeshi OSAWA, Akiko SATAKE, Mahoro SUZUKI, Yoshihisa SUYAMA, Hirokazu TOJU, Shin-ichi NAKANO, Atsushi USHIMARU, Jun NISHIHIRO, Tadashi MIYASHITA, Naoki KACHI

Representatives

Munemitsu AKASAKA, Atsushi USHIMARU, Shunsuke UTSUMI, Maiko Kagami, Eiiti KASUYA, Osamu KISIDA, Hiroko KUROKAWA, Michio KONDOH, Gaku TAKIMOTO, Kazuki TSUJI, Hirokazu TOJU, Shin-ichi NAKANO, Jun NISHIHIRO, Tsutomu HIURA, Takehito YOSHIDA, Itsuro KOIZUMI, Kouki HIKOSAKA, Maki SUZUKI, HIroshi ISHII, Kaoru KITAJIMA, Takahisa MIYATAKE, Takahiro HOSOKAWA

Office

1-8 Nishihanaikecho, Koyama, Kitaku,
Kyoto 603-8148, Japan
mail: office(at)mail.esj.ne.jp

Ecological Research

Editor-in-Chief : Yoshihisa Suyama, Tohoku University, Japan
Deputy Editor-in-Chief : Jun-Ichirou Suzuki
Associate Editors-in-Chief: Hiroto Enari, Fujio Hyodo, Hayato Iijima, Maiko Kagami, Keisuke Koba, Makoto Kobayashi,Yoshiko Kosugi, Wataru Makino, Kenji Matsuura, Shin-ichi Miyazawa, Noriyuki Osada, Takeshi Osawa, Gaku Takimoto, Ichiro Tamaki, Ming Dong, Bo Li, Zhijun Ma, Stephanie A. Bohlman
Handling Editors : Keita Fukasawa, Dai Fukui, Yuko T. Hanba, Ryuichi Hirata, Tsutom Hiura, Fujio Hyodo, Tomoaki Ichie, Nobo Imai, Yoshiyuki Inagaki, Naoto Ishikawa, Taku Kadoya, Koichi Kaji, Takashi Kamijo, Shumpei Kitamura, Kazuya Kobayashi, Gaku Kudo, Hiroshi Kudoh, Wataru Makino, Kazuaki Matsui, Naoko Matsuo, Shin-ichiro S. Matsuzaki, Masashi Murakami, Tatsuro Nakaji, Takeshi Nakazawa, Kinya Nishimura, Mizue Ohashi, Kimiko Okabe, Takeshi Osawa, Takashi Osono, Taku M. Saitoh, Shota Sakaguchi, Kazunori Sato, Takuya Sato, Akira Yamawo, Taichi Yokogawa, Nina Yasuda, Midori Iida, Mayura Takada, Saori Fujii, Masahiro Nakamura, Min Cao, Ping Xie, Franck Courchamp, Stuart J Davies, Guillaume Echevarria, Jingyun Fang, Yunting Fang, Jan Frouz, Raghavendra Gadagkar, Rhett D. Harrison, Brenden Holland, Sun-Kee Hong, David W. Inouye, Eun Shik Kim, Mathew A. Leibold, Andrew M. Lohrer, Jeremy T. Lundholm, Tsewang Namgail, Ariel Novoplansky, Pil Sun Park, Jeremy J. Piggott, Nishanta Rajakaruna, Sergio R. Roiloa, Stephen D. Sebestyen, Bo Song, E. Ashley Steel, Janne Sundell, Cindy Q. Tang, Arndt Telschow, Edward Vargo, Jae Chun Choe, Hoi Sen Yong
Managing Editor: Akiko Sasaki, Yutaka Okuzaki
Editorial Coordinator: Yuko Aoshima, Shoko Nakamura
Copy Editor: Chiho Kamiyama, Yuji Tokumoto, Keiichi Okada, Yuuri Sakai
Assistant Editor: Misato Kochi

Japanese Journal of Ecology

Editor-in-Chief : Teruyoshi NAGAMITSU, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan
Associate Editors : Satoshi AWATA, Satoshi NANAMI,
Editorial Board : Shin-ichiro AIBA, Akira ITOH, Koji SHIMANO, Tsuyoshi KOBAYASHI, Hiroyuki MURAOKA, Takashi MIYAKE, Yoshitake TAKADA, Hiroshi HAKOYAMA, Koji TSUCHIDA, Takahiro MURAKAMI, Hirokazu TOJU, Daisuke SAKUMA, Rota WAGAI, Tamao KASAHARA, Satoru HOBARA, Takeshi Osawa, Kei MATUBAYASHI, Yuuya TACHIKI, Yuichi YAMAURA, Hidenori KUSAKARI, Takuya MINETA, Ryoto TOMITA, Katsunobu SHIRAKAWA

Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology

Editor-in-Chief :Fumito Koike, Yokohama National University, Japan
Associate Editors : Jun NISHIHIRO, Takehiro SASAKI
Editorial Board : Tatsuya AMANO, Takahiro OKANO, Koichi GOKA, Mitsuhiko TODA, Masashi SOGA, Atsushi USHIMARU, Nobuhiro KANEKO, Mayura TAKADA, Satoru SUZUKI, Shiro TSUYUZAKI, Yoichi KAWAGUCHI,Katsunori TACHIHARA, Noriko IWAI, Wataru KITAMURA, Shinsuke KOIKE, Yasutaka KISHIMOTO, Ikuyo SAEKI, Natsuko KONDO, Humiko ISHIHAMA, Hiroyuki YOKOMIZO

Strategic Planning Committee

Chief : Akiko SATAKE, Kyushu University

Nature Conservation Committee

Chief : Masahito YOSHIDA, University of Tsukuba

Ecological Education Committee

Chief : Aya HATADA, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Career Support Committee

Chief : Tadashi MIYASHITA, The University of Tokyo

Large Scale and Long Term Ecology Committee

Chief : Nobuhito OHTE, Kyoto University

Ecosystem Management Committee

Chief : Mahito KAMADA, Tokushima University

Fieldwork Safety Committee

Chief : Jun-ichiro SUZUKI

Annual Meeting Planning Committee

Chief : Shunsuke UTSUMI

ESJ Awards Committee


Branches

Hokkaido Branch
Director : Tsutomu HIURA, Experimental Forest, Hokkaido University, Tomakomai 053-0035, Japan

Tohoku Branch
Director: Jotaro URABE, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8578, Japan

Kanto Branch
Director : Fumiko ISHIHAMA, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tukuba 305-8506, Japan

Chubu Branch
Director : Toshiyuki OHTSUKA, River Basin Research Center, Gifu University, Gifu 501-1193, Japan

Kinki Branch
Director : Naoko TOKUCHI, Field Science Education and Research Center, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan

Chugoku and Shikoku Branch
Director : Dai NAGAMATSU, Faclty of Agriculture, Tottori University, Tottori 680-8553, Japan

Kyushu Branch
Director : Eiiti KASUYA, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka,812-8581, Japan

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