Saori Miyake

Dr. Saori Miyake

Working area(s)

  • bioenergy and land use change
  • sustainable development
  • environmental management
  • natural resource management
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • spatial analysis

PhD thesis

Environmental Consequences of Land use Changes for Bioenergy Crop Production at a Regional Scale (A thesis submitted for Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland)

Publications

1. Peer-reviewed Journals

Dauber, J., Miyake, S., 2016. To integrate or to segregate food crop and energy crop cultivation at the landscape scale? Perspectives on biodiversity conservation in agriculture in Europe. Energy, Sustainability and Society 6 (5), pp 1-11 (http://energsustainsoc.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s13705-016-0089-5).

Miyake, S., Smith, C., Peterson, A., McAlpine, C., Renouf, M., Waters, D., 2015. Environmental implications of using ‘underutilised agricultural land’ for future bioenergy production. Agricultural Systems 139, pp. 180-195.

Miyake, S., Renouf, M., Peterson, A., McAlpine, C., Smith, C., 2012. Land-use and environmental pressures resulting from current and future bioenergy crop expansion: A review. Journal of Rural Studies 28, pp. 650-658.

2. Conference paper

Miyake, S., Mizgajski, J., Bargiel, D., Wowra, K., Schebek, L., 2016. Biodiversity and socio-economic implications of the use of abandoned agricultural land for future biomass production in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, pp. 1422-1430.

3. Conference presentation

Miyake, S., Bargiel, D., Mizgajski, J.T., Wowra, K., Pudełko, R., Schebek, L., 2017. Biodiversity, carbon and socio-economic implications of the use of ‘abandoned agricultural land’ for future biomass production in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). 2nd International Bioeconomy Congress 2017. 12-13 September. Stuttgart, Germany.

Miyake, S., Wowra, K., Bargiel, D., Mizgajski, J.T., Schebek, L., 2017. Abandoned agricultural lands in Central and Eastern Europe: biomass crop production as a sustainable future land management option, and its socio-economic and environmental implications (solicited talk for Session K VI Nutzung von Sonderstandorten). Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft (DBG) 2017. 4 September. Göttingen, Germany.

Miyake, S., Dauber, J., 2017. Biomass crop production on ‘underutilised agricultural land’ as a sustainable land management option? (invited speaker). BIOGEOMON 2017: 9th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior. 20-24 August. Litomyšl, Czech Republic.

Miyake, S., Bargiel, D., 2017. ‘Underutilised’ agricultural land: its definitions, potential use for biomass production and its environmental implications (solicited speaker for Session SSS2.10). The EGU General Assembly 2017. 24-28 April. Vienna, Austria.

Miyake, S. 2015. Environmental implications of using ‘underutilised agricultural land’ for future bioenergy production (Poster presentation). IEA Bioenergy Conference 2015. 27-28 October 2015. Berlin, Germany.

Miyake, S. 2013. What are the most environmentally sustainable land use scenarios for future bioenergy crop production?: Application of a framework for evaluating the local and regional environmental consequences of bioenergy driven land use changes to a catchment in southeast Queensland, Australia. Bioenergy Australia 2013 Conference. 25 – 26 November 2013. Hunter Valley, Australia.

Miyake, S. 2011. Framework for evaluating the environmental consequences of bioenergy-driven land-use changes at local and regional scales. Bioenergy Australia 2011 Conference. 23 – 25 November 2011. Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Miyake, S. 2011. Framework for evaluating the environmental consequences of bioenergy-driven land-use changes at local and regional scales. IEA Bioenergy Workshop on Quantifying and managing land use effects of Bioenergy. 19 – 21 September 2011, Campinas, Brazil.

Miyake, S. 2010. Land-use and environmental pressures resulting from the recent and future bioenergy crop expansion (Poster presentation). Bioenergy Australia 2010 Conference. 8 – 10 December 2010. Sydney, Australia.

4. Main consulting reports

Miyake, S., Gaffel, J., Pagen, B. UNEP Working Group for Cleaner Production. 2008. Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Australia Dairy Industry 2006/2007 – Final Report. UniQuest Pty Ltd.

Gendai Advanced Studies Research Organization. 2006. Bioenergy policies and industries in Brazil – Final Report (in Japanese) (for a car manufacturer).

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