Special Issue on Expectations for Upgrading Dams Under Operation
Tetsuya Sumi, Makoto Nakatsugawa, and Yoshikazu Yamaguchi
Disaster Prevention Research Institute,
Goka-sho, Uji-shi, Kyoto, Japan
Muroran Institute of Technology
27-1 Mizumoto-cho, Muroran, Hokkaido,
Public Works Research Institute
1-6 Minamihara, Tsukuba, Ibaraki,
-  The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT), “A vision for Upgrading Dams (Effective Use of Existing Dams to Mitigate Damage from Frequent Floods and Droughts and to Generate Renewable Energy),” June 27, 2017, http://www.mlit.go.jp/common/001190127.pdf (inJapanese) [accessed July 18, 2018]
-  The Japan Society for Dam Engineers, “Report on Dam Reservoirs Issues Review Committee to Support the Mature Society of the Future, – Dam’s Challenge to Support the Next Hundred Years – (Planning, Operation and Management),” 2016 (in Japanese).
-  M. Kurahashi and T. Sumi, “A Study on the Sediment Management Measures for Maintaining Long-term Flood Mitigation Function of Dam Reservoir Group in the Same River Basin,” J. of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser.B1 (Hydraulic Engineering), Vol.73, No.4, pp. I_361-I_366, 2017 (in Japanese).
-  T. Sumi, “Introduction to On-site Demonstrations of the Next-generation Robotic Technologies for Social Infrastructures, Organized by Advisory Committee on Underwater Structures’ Maintenance,” J. of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.34, No.8, pp. 7-12, 2016 (in Japanese).
-  T. Sumi and T. Okabayashi, “Asset Management of Dams; ‘Nagasaki Method,’ Innovative Retrofitting Project Based on the 1982 Nagasaki Flood,” JSCE Member’s Report, JSCE Magazine, Vol.100, No.3, pp. 54-57, 2015 (in Japanese).
-  M. Matsushita, “Clear Water Separation and Sediment Bypass of the Oldest Masonry Dam in Japan,” T. Sumi ed., Proc. of the 2nd Int. Workshop on Sediment Bypass Tunnels, paper FP1, Kyoto University, Japan, 2017.
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