Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyoto University

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Department of Geophysics (Link)

Akitomo, Kazunori
(Professor)
Physical oceanography
Enescu, Bogdan
(Associate Professor)
Seismicity & slow earthquakes, earthquake triggering, seismic interferometry, crust & upper mantle structure
Fukuda, Yoichi
(Professor)
Physical geodesy, satellite gravimetry and satellite altimetry, precise gravimetry
Hirahara, Kazuro
(Professor)
Earthquake cycle simulation; analysis and modeling of crustal activity over the Japan Islands
Ishioka, Keiichi
(Associate Professor)
Geophysical fluid dynamics; development of numerical schemes
Kazama, Takahito
(Assistant Professor)
Geophysical modeling of volcanic and hydrological phenomena using gravity observations
Konda, Masanori
(Assistant Professor)
Analysis of air-sea interaction phenomena
Kuge, Keiko
(Associate Professor)
The physics of earthquakes; crust and mantle structure
Lin, Aiming
(Professor)
Earthquake geology
Miyazaki, Shinichi
(Associate Professor)
Crustal deformation
Saito, Akinori
(Associate Professor)
Solar-Planetary Physics and Geomagnetism
Shige, Shoichi
(Associate Professor)
Precipitating cloud dynamics, satellite meteorology
Taguchi, Satoshi
(Professor)
Solar-wind magnetosphere coupling, electrodynamics in the auroral ionosphere
Yoden, Shigeo
(Professor)
Stratosphere-troposphere dynamical coupling, and nonlinear dynamic meteorology
Yoshikawa, Yutaka
(Associate Professor)
Observational and modeling studies of ocean dynamics

Department of Geology and Mineralogy (Link)

Hirajima, Takao
(Professor)
High-pressure/ultra-high-pressure metamorphic rock; the material cycling in the plate convergent zone; geofluids study using metamorphic rocks
Itoh, Shoichi
(Associate Professor)
Cosmochemistry, geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, surface analysis
Kawakami, Tetsuo
(Associate Professor)
Petrology, evolution of the continental crust, continental collision, geofluids, metamorphism, magma genesis, linking geochronology with petrology
Matsuoka, Hiroshige
(Assistant Professor)
Vertebrate paleontology; systematics, comparative anatomy, function, and evolution of vertebrates
Miyake, Akira
(Associate Professor)
Mineralogy, minerals characterization using electron microscopy
Naruse, Hajime
(Associate Professor)
Physical sedimentology, morphodynamics, Earth and planetary surface processes
Sakai, Harutaka
(Professor)
Tectonics, paleoenvironments, continent-continent collision, evolution of Himalaya & Tibet, geology of Southwest Japan
Sato, Katsushi
(Assistant Professor)
Structural geology, stress tensor inversion from faults and fractures, tectonics of convergent plate boundaries
Shimobayashi, Norimasa
(Professor)
Mineralogy; rock-forming mineralogy and/or descriptive mineralogy
Tagami, Takahiro
(Professor)
Geochronology, thermochronology, isotope geology, tectonics, paleoclimatology
Tsuchiyama, Akira
(Professor)
Mineralogy
Tsutsumi, Akito
(Assistant Professor)
Structural geology, fault rheology, subduction zone tectonics
Ubukata, Takao
(Associate Professor)
Analytical methods in morphology & paleontology, evolutionary morphology, change in morphological diversity through geologic time, biomineralization & skeletal microstructure
Watanabe, Yumiko
(Assistant Professor)
Geochemistry, paleoclimatology
Yamaji, Atsushi
(Professor)
Historical geoscience of the biosphere
Zwingmann, Horst
(Professor)
Low temperature geochemical processes and the behaviour of isotopes in the earth surface realm covering weathering, diagenesis in sedimentary basins to low-grade metamorphic terrains; clay mineralogy

Data Analysis Center for Geomagnetism and Space Magnetism (Link)

Iyemori, Toshihiko
(Professor)
Solar-planetary physics and geomagnetism
Nose, Masahito
(Assistant Professor)
Solar-planetary physics and geomagnetism
Takeda, Masahiko
(Assistant Professor)
Geomagnetism and ionospheric physics
Toh, Hiroaki
(Associate Professor)
Electromagnetic induction in the Earth and geomagnetic field modeling

Institute for Geothermal Sciences (Link)

Kagiyama, Tsuneomi
(Professor)
Research on volcanic & geothermal areas by thermal and electromagnetic methods
Kawamoto, Tatsuhiko
(Assistant Professor)
In-situ observation of water and magmas of the Earth's interior
Ohkura, Takahiro
(Professor)
Seismic structure of calderas and subduction zones; volcano monitoring
Ohsawa, Shinji
(Professor)
Geothermal sciences, geofluid chemistry
Shibata, Tomo
(Associate Professor)
Geothermics, physical hydrology
Takemura, Keiji
(Professor)
Quaternary tectonics and environmental change
Utsugi, Mitsuru
(Assistant Professor)
Monitoring of the geomagnetic field change associated with volcanic and crustal activities
Yokoo, Akihiko
(Assistant Professor)
Dynamics of volcanic eruptions

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (Link)

Asano, Kimiyuki
(Associate Professor)
Strong motion generation process
Chigira, Masahiro
(Professor)
Rock weathering, degradation processes of mountain slopes, mass movements
Doi, Issei
(Assistant Professor)
Study on the landslide behavior during seismic shaking, and application of seismology to landslide phenomena
Enomoto, Takeshi
(Associate Professor)
Dynamic meteorology, atmospheric simulation, numerical methods, data assimilation
Fukahata, Yukitoshi
(Associate Professor)
Inversion analysis, tectonics in subduction zones, viscoelastic deformation
Hashimoto, Manabu
(Professor)
Geodesy, crustal deformation, SAR
Horiguchi, Mitsuaki
(Assistant Professor)
Atmospheric boundary layer, turbulence
Iguchi, Masato
(Professor)
Volcano geophysics and volcano hazard mitigation
Iguchi, Takao
(Assistant Professor)
Meteorology, climate physics, and atmospheric physics
Iio, Yoshihisa
(Professor)
Intraplate earthquakes, stress field, fault strength, water-weakened lower crust, "manten" seisimic observation
Ishikawa, Hirohiko
(Professor)
Applied meteorology - benefit and threat from atmosphere
Ito, Yoshihiro
(Associate Professor)
Slow earthquakes & megathrust earthquakes, ocean bottom seismic & geodetic observations, seismic interferometry, microseismicity
Iwata, Tomotaka
(Professor)
Strong motion seismology
Kamai, Toshitaka
(Professor)
Landslides in urban region, disaster archaeology
Kano, Yasuyuki
(Assistant Professor)
Seismology
Katao, Hiroshi
(Associate Professor)
Seimicity and crustal structure, micro-earthquake observations, source mechanisms and regional stress field
Kuwano-Yoshida, Akira
(Associate Professor)
Synoptic meteorology, explosive cyclone, atmosphere-ocean interaction, predictability
Matsushi, Yuki
(Associate Professor)
Quantifying hillslope denudation and determining the formation age of land surfaces with terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides; understanding hydrological triggering-mechanisms and prediction of location, magnitude, and timing of shallow and deep-seated landslides
Matsuura, Sumio
(Professor)
Study on the effects of snow and ice on hydrological processes and slope stability in the cryosphere
Miki, Daisuke
(Assistant Professor)
Eruptive history of volcanoes, inferred from paleomagnetic investigation
Miyazawa, Masatoshi
(Associate Professor)
Earthquake triggering, slow earthquakes, wave phenomena & seismic interferometry
Mori, James
(Professor)
Earthquake source studies, induced earthquakes, fault-zone drilling, volcano seismology
Morii, Wataru
(Assistant Professor)
Crustal deformation; extensometer and tiltmeter measurements
Mukougawa, Hitoshi
(Professor)
Dynamics and predictability of large-scale atmospheric motions, atmospheric sciences
Nakamichi, Haruhisa
(Associate Professor)
Mechanisms of volcanic eruption; magma supply system; volcano hydrothermal system; subsurface structure of volcanoes
Nishigami, Kin'ya
(Professor)
Heterogeneous structure in the lithosphere; heterogeneous structure and earthquake generation; deep structure of active faults
Nishimura, Takuya
(Associate Professor)
Geodesy, crustal deformation, GNSS
Noda, Hiroyuki
(Associate Professor)
Fault rheology, earthquake generation processes
Ohmi, Shiro
(Associate Professor)
Temporal variation of crustal structure associated with earthquakes and volcanic activity; microseismicity
Oshiman, Naoto
(Professor)
Studies of crustal heterogeneity around earthquake source regions and active faults; studies of the regional and global conductivity structure of the Earth's interior
Saito, Takashi
(Assistant Professor)
Isotope hydrology, slope geomorphology
Sekiguchi, Haruko
(Associate Professor)
Analysis and prediction of source process and strong motion of great earthquakes
Shibutani, Takuo
(Professor)
Seismology
Takemi, Tetsuya
(Associate Professor)
Mesoscale meteorology, microscale meteorology, convection and tropical cyclones, turbulence modeling and simulation
Tameguri, Takeshi
(Assistant Professor)
Volcano physics, mechanism of volcanic eruptions
Teraishi, Masahiro
(Assistant Professor)
Geodesy, geophysics, seismology, crustal movement (ground strains/ground tilts)
Terajima, Tomomi
(Associate Professor)
Predictive technique of landslide timing by self-potential monitoring; humic substance dynamics and hydrology in stream catchments
Tokinaga, Hiroki
(Associate Professor)
Climate dynamics (ocean-atmosphere interaction, climate variability and change)
Wang, Gonghui
(Oh, Koki)

(Associate Professor)
Initiation and movement mechanisms of landslides, risk analysis of landslide dam, shear behavior of granular materials, landslide field monitoring
Xu, Peiliang
(Assistant Professor)
Mathematical geophysics, theoretical geodesy, satellite gravimetry, global navigation, satellite systems (GNSS), inverse problem theory, deformation analysis, statistical estimation theory, optimization, mathematical seismology
Yamada, Masumi
(Assistant Professor)
Earthquake early warning, strong motion seismology, engineering seismology, landslide seismology
Yamamoto, Keigo
(Assistant Professor)
Understanding the physical nature of the magma supply system by ground deformation, gravity and seismic observations
Yamashita, Yusuke
(Assistant Professor)
Observational seismology, interplate earthquakes, slow earthquakes, ocean bottom observations
Yamazaki, Ken'ichi
(Assistant Professor)
Electromagnetic phenomena associated with earthquakes and tectonic activities
Yoshimura, Ryokei
(Associate Professor)
Electrical conductivity structure in the Earth; electromagnetic phenomena associated with crustal activities

Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (Link)

Hashiguti, Hiroyuki
(Associate Professor)
Radar atmospheric physics and atmospheric remote sensing
Shiotani, Masato
(Professor)
Global atmospheric information analysis, troposphere-stratosphere exchange
Takahashi, Kenshi
(Associate Professor)
Environmental meteorology (global warming, gas flux, aerosol, etc.)

The Hakubi Project (Link)

Tokinaga, Hiroki
(Associate Professor)
Climate dynamics (ocean-atmosphere interaction, climate variability and change)

Institute for Liberal Arts and Science (Link)

Shimobayashi, Norimasa
(Professor)
Mineralogy; rock-forming mineralogy and/or descriptive mineralogy

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