for outstanding contributions to hydrology, in particular the understanding of mechanisms rainfall discharge in forest hydrology.
A list of five major papers
- Tani,M.: A paradigm shift in stormflow predictions for active tectonic regions with large-magnitude storms: generalisation of catchment observations by hydraulic sensitivity analysis and insight into soil-layer evolution. Hydrology and EarthSystem Sciences 17, 4453–4470, doi:10.5194/hess-17-4453-2013, 2013.
- Tani M, Fujimoto M, Katsuyama M, Kojima N, Hosoda I, Kosugi K, Kosugi Y, Nakamura S: Predicting the dependencies of rainfall-runoff responses on human forest disturbances with soil loss based on the runoff mechanisms in granitic and sedimentary-rock mountains, Hydrological Processes 26, 809-826, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8295, 2012.
- Tani M: Analysis of runoff-storage relationships to evaluate the runoff-buffering potential of a sloping permeable domain, Journal of Hydrology 360, 132-146, 2008.
- Tani M: Runoff generation processes estimated from hydrological observations on a steep forested hillslope with a thin soil layer. Journal of Hydrology 200, 84-109, 1997.