Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyoto University

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Department of Geophysics (Link)

Enescu, Bogdan
(Associate Professor)
Seismicity & slow earthquakes, earthquake triggering, seismic interferometry, crust & upper mantle structure
Harada, Yuki
(Assistant Professor)
Plasma dynamics at unmagnetized bodies
Ishioka, Keiichi
(Professor)
Geophysical fluid dynamics; development of numerical schemes
Kaneko, Yoshihiro
(Associate Professor)
Earthquake source physics, Numerical simulations of earthquake rupture and seismic waves
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
(Professor)
The physics of earthquakes; crust and mantle structure
Miyazaki, Shinichi
(Professor)
Crustal deformation
Mukougawa, Hitoshi
(Professor)
Dynamics and predictability of large-scale atmospheric motions, atmospheric sciences
Saito, Akinori
(Associate Professor)
Solar-Planetary Physics and Geomagnetism
Sakazaki, Takatoshi
(Assistant Professor)
High-frequency disturbances of the atmosphere (mainly the diurnal cycle)
Shige, Shoichi
(Associate Professor)
Precipitating cloud dynamics, satellite meteorology
Shimizu, Ichiko
(Associate Professor)
Rock rheology, high-PT deformation experiments
Taguchi, Satoshi
(Professor)
Solar-wind magnetosphere coupling, electrodynamics in the auroral ionosphere
Yoshikawa, Yutaka
(Associate Professor)
Observational and modeling studies of ocean dynamics

Department of Geology and Mineralogy (Link)

Higashino, Fumiko
(Assistant Professor)
petrochronology, fluid-rock interaction
Igami, Yohei
(Assistant Professor)
Mineralogy, electron microscopy/spectroscopy, Earth and planetary materials
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
Naemura, Kosuke
(Assistant Professor)
Petrology
Naruse, Hajime
(Associate Professor)
Physical sedimentology, morphodynamics, Earth and planetary surface processes
Noguchi, Takaaki
(Professor)
Meteoritics, Cosmochemistry
Sato, Katsushi
(Associate 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
Tsutsumi, Akito
(Associate Professor)
Structural geology, fault rheology, subduction zone tectonics
Ubukata, Takao
(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)

Imajo, Shun
(Assistant Professor)
Electric current system in space, Ground magnetic observation
Matsuoka, Ayako
(Professor)
(Under preparation)
Toh, Hiroaki
(Associate Professor)
Electromagnetic induction in the Earth and geomagnetic field modeling

Institute for Geothermal Sciences (Link)

Furukawa, Yoshitsugu
(Associate Professor)
Dynamics of Subduction zone, Evolution of the mantle
Kusumoto, Shigekazu
(Professor)
Estimation of subsurface structures using gravity anomalies and/or gravity gradient tensor data
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
Utsugi, Mitsuru
(Assistant Professor)
Monitoring of the geomagnetic field change associated with volcanic and crustal activities
Yokoo, Akihiko
(Associate Professor)
Dynamics of volcanic eruptions

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (Link)

Asano, Kimiyuki
(Associate Professor)
Strong motion generation process
Doi, Issei
(Assistant Professor)
Study on the landslide behavior during seismic shaking, and application of seismology to landslide phenomena
Enomoto, Takeshi
(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
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
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
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
Nakamichi, Haruhisa
(Associate Professor)
Mechanisms of volcanic eruption; magma supply system; volcano hydrothermal system; subsurface structure of volcanoes
Naoi, Makoto
(Assistant Professor)
Induced seismology, seismicity
Nishigami, Kin'ya
(Professor)
Heterogeneous structure in the lithosphere; heterogeneous structure and earthquake generation; deep structure of active faults
Nishikawa, Tomoaki
(Assistant Professor)
Statistical seismology, slow earthquakes
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
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
(Professor)
Mesoscale meteorology, microscale meteorology, convection and tropical cyclones, turbulence modeling and simulation
Tameguri, Takeshi
(Associate Professor)
Volcano physics, mechanism of volcanic eruptions
Terajima, Tomomi
(Associate Professor)
Predictive technique of landslide timing by self-potential monitoring; humic substance dynamics and hydrology in stream catchments
Wang, Gonghui
(Oh, Koki)

(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
Yamada, Taishi
(Assistant Professor)
Field volcanology based on geophysical observation
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
Yamazaki, Shintaro
(Associate Professor)
Landslides, mass movements, rock weathering
Yoshimura, Ryokei
(Professor)
Electrical conductivity structure in the Earth; electromagnetic phenomena associated with crustal activities

Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (Link)

Hashiguti, Hiroyuki
(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.)

Institute for Liberal Arts and Science (Link)

Yamaji, Atsushi
(Professor)
Historical geoscience of the biosphere

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