Literature relating to sulfur-species problems in Japan

Last updated 04.07.15


Shigematsu, H., Higashi, S., Nozawa, M., and Yashima, A. (2006). Geotechnical properties of cohesive soil acidified by pyrite inclusion. Proceedings of the 5th ICEG Environmental Geotechnics, Thomas Telford, London 2006. pp. 644-650.


Sano, H., Yamada, M., Okumura, M., Demura, Y., Nozawa, M., and Kaji, T. (2004). Formation of acidified soil by air in the cutting slope and the estimation method of the engineering characteristics. Journal of the Japan Landslide Society. 41 (2), 70-76. (In Japanese).


Yamanaka, T., Miyasaka, H., Aso, I., Tanigawa, M., Shoji, K., and Yohta, H. (2002). Involvement of Sulfur- and Iron-Transforming Bacteria in Heaving of House Foundations. Geomicrobiology Journal. 19, 519-528.


Yohta, H. (2000). A study on heaving due to biochemical weathering of the Neogene sedimentary soft rock. Dissertation, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.


Yohta, H. (1999). Biochemical weathering of the Neogene mudstone and its damages to foundations. Doboku Kogaku Ronbunshu (Bull Civil Engin) 617, 213–224.


Oyama, T., Chigira, M., Ohmura, N., and Watanabe Y. (1998). Heave of house foundation by the chemical weathering of mudstone. Journal of the Japan Society Engineering Geology. 39, (3), 261-272. (In Japanese).


Oyama, T., Chigira, M., Ohmura, N., and Watanabe, Y. (1996). Heave of house foundation by the chemical weathering of mudstone. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on the Geochemistry of the Earth’s Surface, Yorkshire, England. pp. 614–619.


Seki, Y., and Sakai, H. (1987). Salt crystallization decay of rock-cliff Budda sculpture and water-rock interaction at Daifukuji Temple, Tateyama, Chiba, central Japan. J. Miner. Petrol. Econ. Geol. 82, 230–238. In Japanese with English abstract.

Seki, Y., Hirano, T., and Watanabe, K. (1987). Salt crystallization decay and water-rock interaction of rock-cliff Budda sculptures at Yakushido Temple on Odaka Town, Fukushima, Japan. J. Miner. Petrol. Econ. Geol. 82, 269–279. In Japanese with English abstract.


Takaya, S. (1983). On the salt illuviation and destruction of footing (tsukaishi). Tsuchi-to-Kiso. 31 (1), 101-104.


Kobayashi, T. (1982). On the relationship between the characteristics of soils of Neogene strata (the Miyazaki Group) distributed in the Hyuga Plain and the collapse of footing (tsukaishi) under the floor of Japanese houses. Bulletin of the Faculty of Horticulture, Minamikyushu University. 12, 41–50. in Japanese with English abstract.