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May 7, 2014

JAMSTEC
Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science

Month-long Predictability of Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) Demonstrated on K Computer Using Highly Complex New-generation Global Model

A joint research team consisted of the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science Technology (JAMSTEC: Asahiko Taira, President), the University of Tokyo, and Riken, led by Dr. Tomoki Miyakawa, Postdoctral Researcher (Basic Research Area/Coupled..

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Nov. 7, 2012

Michael J. Miller1
Yoshito Chikaraishi2 
Nanako O. Ogawa2 
Yoshiaki Yamada3
Katsumi Tsukamoto1
Naohiko Ohkouchi2

1Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
2Institute of Biogeosciences, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
3IRAGO Institute Co. Ltd.

A Low Trophic Position of Japanese Eel Larvae Indicates Feeding on Marine Snow

What eel larvae feed on in the surface layer of the ocean has remained mysterious. Gut contents and bulk nitrogen stable isotope studies suggested that these larvae, called leptocephali, feed at a low level in the oceanic food web, whereas ..

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4.5, 2012

Jun Nishikawa (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo)
Hiroomi Miyamoto (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo)

Detection of Fukushima-derived radionuclides in seawater, zooplankton, and small fish off Japan

Assistant professor Jun Nishikawa and research fellow Hiroomi Miyamoto of the Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, were part of an international team of researchers investigating radionuclides in the Pacific Ocean 3..

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7.10, 2011

Katsumi Tsukamoto (Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo)

Rapid Progress in Spawning Ecology Research on Freshwater eels

The R/V Hakuho Maru (JAMSTEC) has made a research cruise to the spawning area of the Japanese eel (Cruise KH-11-6), directed by Prof. Katsumi Tsukamoto of the Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo in June-July 2..

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