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AORI Director, Vice Directors and Adviser to the Director

Director Atsushi Tsuda 
tsuda@
Vice Director Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
Vice Director Masahide Kimoto
kimoto@
Adviser to the Director Shin-ichi Ito
goito@
Adviser to the Director Koji Inoue
inouek@

!!Note!! Please click names below to see personal websites of professors.

Division of Climate System Research

Department of Climate System Modeling

Climate System Modeling
Associate Professor Ayako Abe-Ouchi
abeouchi@
Research Fellow Ryota O'ishi
ryo@
Research Fellow Chan, Wing Le
wlchan@
Research Fellow Alexandre
LAINE
laine@
Atmospheric System Modeling
Associate Professor Ryoichi Imasu
imasu@ 
Research Fellow Yu Someya
y_someya@
Ocean System Modeling
Professor Hiroyasu Hasumi
hasumi@
Associate Professor Akira Oka
akira@
Project Assistant Professor Takao
Kawasaki
kawasaki@
Research Fellow Takashi
Sakamoto
teng@
Research Fellow Hiroto Abe
abeh@
Research Fellow Noriaki
Kimura
kimura_n@

Department of Climate Variability Research

Climate Variability Research
 Professor Masahide Kimoto
kimoto@
Associate Professor Kentaro Suzuki
ksuzuki@
Project Assistant Professor Tomoki Miyakawa miyakawa@
Research Fellow Takahito
Kataoka
tkataoka@
Research Fellow Hisayuki
Kubota
kubota@
Comprehensive Climate Data Analysis
Professor Yukari Takayabu
yukari@
 Associate Professor Masahiro Watanabe
hiro@ 
Project Research Associate Atsushi Hamada
a-hamada@
Research Fellow Chie Yokoyama chie@
Research Fellow Chiharu Takahashi chiha@
Climate and Hydrology Research
Associate Professor Kei Yoshimura
kei@
Research Fellow Tomoko Nitta t_nitta@
 

 

 *No Particular Belongings
Project Academic Support Specialist Naoki Shimizu 
s_naoki@ 

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Division of Ocean-Earth System Science

Department of Physical Oceanography

Ocean Circulation
Professor Ichiro Yasuda
ichiro@
 Associate Professor Eitarou Oka
eoka@
Assistant Professor Daigo Yanagimoto
daigo@
Research Fellow Takahiro Tanaka
tanaka-t@
Dynamic Marine Meteorology
Professor Hiroshi Niino
niino@
Associate Professor Keita Iga
iga@ 
Assistant Professor Wataru Yanase
yanase@
Research Fellow Eigo Tochimoto
tochimoto@
Research Fellow Shun-ichi
Watanabe
watanabe-s@
Ocean Variability Dynamics
Associate Professor Shinzou Fujio
fujio@
 

Department of Chemical Oceanography

Marine Inorganic Chemistry
Professor Toshitaka Gamo
gamo@
Associate Professor Hajime Obata
obata@
Research Fellow KIM, Taejin
tjkim@
Marine Biogeochemistry
Professor Toshi Nagata 
nagata@ 
Associate Professor Hiroshi Ogawa
hogawa@
Assistant Professor Toshihiro Miyajima
miyajima@
Research Fellow Yanhui Yang
yang@
Research Fellow Naoko Morimoto
nmorimoto@
Research Fellow Alex Wyatt
wyatt@
Research Fellow Yasuhiko
Yamaguchi
y-t-yamaguchi@
Research Fellow Yosuke Yamada
yosuke-y@
Marine Analytical Chemistry
Professor Yuji Sano
ysano@
Assistant Professor Naoto Takahata
ntaka@
JSPS Research Fellowship for
Young Scientists
Kentaro
Tanaka
kentaro.
tanaka@
JSPS Research Fellowship for
Young Scientists
Yasuhisa Nakajima
ynakajima@
 
Research Fellow Satoko Motai
motai@
Research Fellow Pauline Méjean
pauline@
JSPS Research Fellowship for
Overseas Researchers
LAN,Zhongwu
lzw1981@
 

Department of Ocean Floor Geoscience

Marine Geology
Professor Kyoko Okino
okino@
 Associate Professor (GSFS) Juichiro Ashi
ashi@
Assistant Professor Asuka Yamaguchi
asuka@
JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists Akiko Omura
a-omura@
Submarine Geophysics
Professor Toshitsugu Yamazaki
yamazaki@
Associate Professor Park Jin-Oh
jopark@ 
Assistant Professor Toshihiro Yoshimura
yoshimura@
Ocean Floor Environments
Professor Hodaka Kawahata
kawahata@
Assistant Professor Junichiro Kuroda
kuroda@
JSPS Reseach Fellowship H.M. Zakir
zakir@

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Division of Marine Life Science

Department of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics

Marine Planktology
Professor Atsushi Tsuda 
tsuda@
Research Fellow Aiko Tachibana
t.aiko@
Research Fellow Hidefumi
Fujioka
fujioka@
Post Graduate Researcher for
Ocean Science
Yuki Takabe
takabey@
Marine Microbiology
Professor (concurrent) Kazuhiro Kogure
kogure@
Associate Professor Koji Hamasaki
hamasaki@
Assistant Professor Masahiko Nishimura
nisimura@
Research Fellow Minoru Ijichi
nitrification@
Research Fellow Wong Shu kuan
skwong@
Research Fellow CHIURA, Hiroshi Xavier
hxchiura@
Benthos
Professor
(GSFS)
Shigeaki
Kojima
 
kojima@
Associate Professor Yasunori Kano
kano@
Assistant Professor Koji Seike
seike@
Research Fellow Hajime Ito
hitou@
Research Fellow Hiroaki
Fukumori
fukumori@
JSPS Research Fellowship for
Young Scientists
Tsuyoshi
Takano
ttakano@

Department of Marine Bioscience

Physiology
Professor Yoshio Takei
takei@
Associate Professor Susumu Hyodo
hyodo@
Project Assistant Professor Marty Wong
martywong@
Research Fellow Shigenori Nobata
nobata@
Research Fellow Supriya Pipil
supriya.pipil@
Molecular Marine Biology
 Professor Koji Inoue
inouek@
Research Fellow Koji Mabuchi
mabuchi@ 
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Toshihiro Nagasaki
nagasakit@
Behavior, Ecology and Observation Systems
Professor Katsufumi Sato
katsu@
 Associate Professor Teruhisa Komatsu
komatsu@
Assistant Professor Kenichi Ishida
ishidak@
Research Fellow Shuji Sasa
ss_sasa@
Post Graduate
Researcher for Ocean Science
Ippei Suzuki
isuzuki@
Post Graduate
Researcher for Ocean Science
Takashi Iwata
tiwata@
Research Fellow Attachai Kantachumpoo
attachai@
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers ROBSON, Anthony Albert
anthony.
robson@
Post Graduate
Researcher for Ocean Science
Tomohiko
Mori
isana-137@
Research Fellow Masahiro
Hamana
hamana@
Post Graduate
Researcher for Ocean Science
Tomoko Narazaki
tnarazaki@
Post Graduate
Researcher for Ocean Science
Kagari
Aoki
aokikagari@

Department of Living Marine Resources

Fisheries Environmental Oceanography
Professor Shin-ichi Ito
goito@
Associate Professor (GSFS) Kosei Komatsu
kosei@
Research Fellow Tomihiko
Higuchi
thiguchi@
Research Fellow Takaaki Yokoi
tak.yokoi@
Fish Population Dynamics
Professor (GSFS) Kunio Shirakihara
shirak@
Associate Professor Kazuhiko Hiramatsu
khiramatsu@
Assistant Professor Takahiro Irie irie@
Biology of Fisheries Resources
Professor Yoshiro Watanabe
ywatanab@
Assistant Professor Yoko Iwata
iwayou@
Assistant Professor Toshiro Saruwatari
tsaruwat@

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Department of Collaborative Research

Biological Oceanography
Professor (GSFS) Shingo Kimura
s-kimura@
 Assistant Professor (GSFS) Yoichi Miyake
miyakey@
Research Fellow Aigo Takeshige
a-takeshige@
Ocean Alliance
Professor (GSFS)(concurrent) Shingo Kimura
s-kimura@
Professor (concurrent) Toshitaka Gamo
gamo@
Project Associate Professor (GSFS) Mitsuo Yamamoto
mitsuo@
 Project Assistant Professor Hideaki Nomura
nmr@

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Research Facilities

International Coastal Research Center

Coastal Ecosystem
Professor (concurrent) Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
Associate Professor Kiyoshi Tanaka
ktanaka@
Project Associate Professor Yuichiro Nishibe
ynishibe@
Assistant Professor Kotaro Shirai
kshirai@
Research Fellow Miho Ishizu
mishizu@
Research Fellow Tomihiko
Higuchi
thiguchi@
Coastal Conservation
Professor Jun Aoyama
jaoyama@
Professor (concurrent) Katsufumi Sato
katsu@
Associate
Professor
Hideki Fukuda
hfukuda@
Research Fellow Yuki Minegishi
y.minegishi@
Coastal Ecosystem Restoration
Professor/
Director
Tomohiko Kawamura
kawamura@
 Associate
Professor
Takashi Kitagawa
takashik@
Assistant
Professor
Jun Hayakawa
jhayakawa@
Project Assistant
Professor
Masato Hirose
mhirose@
Research Fellow Naoya Ohtuchi
ohtsuchi@
Research Fellow Houki Shouji
houki@
Research Fellow Motohiro Ito
ito.motohiro@
Regional Linkage
   

 

Center for International Collaboration

International Scientific Planning
Professor Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
International Advanced Research
Professor/
Director
Mitsuo Uematsu
uematsu@
International Research Cooperation
Professor Hiroaki Saito
hsaito@
Research Fellow Shuhei Nishida
nishida@
Research Fellow Masayoshi Sano
sano@
Research Fellow Haruka Takagi
htakagi@
 *No Particular Belongings
Professor (concurrent) Koji Inoue
inouek@
Associate Professor (concurrent) Ryoichi Imasu
imasu@
Associate Professor (concurrent) Park Jin-Oh 
jopark@ 
 

Center for Earth Surface System Dynamics

Paleo-environmental Research
Professor
(concurrent)
Hodaka Kawahata
kawahata@
 Professor (concurrent) Yusuke Yokoyama
yokoyama@
Research Fellow Akitomo
Yamamoto
akitomo@
Ecosystem Research
Professor (concurrent) Hiroyasu Hasumi
hasumi@
Associate Professor Sachi-hiko Itoh
itohsach@
Research Fellow Yasuhiro
Hoshiba
hoshi-y@
Genetic Research
Professor
/Director
Kazuhiro Kogure
kogure@
Associate Professor
(School of Science)
Wataru Iwasaki
iwasaki@
Research Fellow Susumu Yoshizawa
yoshizawa@
Research Fellow Reiko Fujimura
rfujimura@
Research Fellow CHIURA, Hiroshi Xavier
hxc@
Research Fellow Yoshiyuki Ishitani 
ishitani@
Atmosphere and Ocean Research
Professor Masaki Satoh
satoh@
Project Assistant Professor Tomoki Miyakawa miyakawa@
Research Fellow Toshiro Inoue
toshiro@
Research Fellow Hiroyasu Kubokawa
kubok@
Research Fellow Naomi Kuba
kuba@
Research Fellow Woosub Roh
ws-roh@
Research Fellow Tomoki
Ohno
t-ohno@

 

Analytical Center for Environmental Study

 Director Atsushi Tsuda
tsuda@
Environmental Analysis
 Professor Yusuke Yokoyama
yokoyama@
Research Fellow Yosuke Miyairi
miyairi@
JSPS Research Fellowship for
Young Scientists
Takeshige
Ishiwa
t_ishiwa@
JSPS Research Fellowship for
Young Scientists
Shoko Hirabayashi
s-hirabayashi@
Research Fellow Masako Yamane
yamane@
nvironmental Geochemistry
 Professor (concurrent) Yuji Sano
ysano@
Project Assistant Professor Takanori
Kagoshima
kagoshima@

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Cooperative Research Supporting Organization

Center for Cooperative Research Promotion

Director Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
Center for Cruise Coordination
Professor/ Head (concurrent) Ichiro Yasuda
ichiro@
Technical Specialist (concurrent)/ Vice Head Katsura Kameo
kameo@
Project Academic Support Specialist Yasuo Kaneko
ykaneko@
Project Academic Support Specialist Toru
Yamashita
ytoru@
Field Research Support Section
Associate Professor/ Head (concurrent) Eitarou Oka
eoka@
Technical Specialist/ Vice Head Chiori Tamura
chiorita@
Technical Specialist Maki Nagasawa
maki@
Technical Specialist Hideo Ishigaki
hishigaki@
Technical Specialist Katsura Kameo
kameo@
Technical Staff Ryoji Toda
toda@
Technical Staff Makoto Takeuchi
m.t.0629@
Technical Staff Masanari Ashida
ashida@
Project Specialist Hiraku Konno
hkonno@
Laboratory Research Support Section
Associate Professor/ Head (concurrent) Hiroshi Ogawa
hogawa@
Senior Technical Specialist/ Vice Head Nobue Saotome
saotome@
Technical Specialist Akihisa Moriyama
moriyama@
Technical Specialist Taro Watanabe
wataro@
Technical Staff Yuki Tanahashi
Technical Staff Nobuhiro Ogawa
n-ogawa@
Technical Staff Takahiro Aze
aze@
Project Academic Support Specialist Kazumi Hayama
hayama-k@
Coastal Research Support Section
Associate Professor/ Head (concurrent) Kiyoshi Tanaka
ktanaka@
Technical Specialist/
Vice Head
Masaaki Hirano
hirano@
Project Specialist Masataka Kurosawa
kurosawa@
Technical Staff Takanori Suzuki
t.suzuki@

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Public Relations Office

Professor/ Head (concurrent) Hiroshi Niino
niino@
Project Academic Support Specialist Yoko Ogawa
y-ogawa@
Technical Specialist (concurrent) Akihisa Moriyama
moriyama@

Administration Office

General Manager Akihide Inaba
Deputy General Manager Kayoko Sugita
[General Affairs Team]
Assistant Manager Takeshi Kato
Specialist Akiko Yamasue
Administrative Staff Makiko Iwamoto
[International Affairs and Research Promotion Team]
Assistant Manager Toshiko Furukawa
Assistant Manager Hisashi Sato
Administrative Staff Yuri Takimoto
[Library Team]
Assistant Manager Kazuhiro Sakamaki
Chief(Accounting) Hiroki Shibuya
[Finance Team]
Assistant Manager Takuya Taniguchi
Senior Staff Yasuko Kagaya
[Accounting and Procurement Team]
Assistant Manager Tatsuya Koreeda
Senior Staff Kazuhiro Wada
[External Fund Management Team]
Assistant Manager Yukinao
Yamagishi
Project Specialist Kaoru Sanjo
[Facilities and Safety Management Team]
Assistant Manager Kenichi Akatsuka
Assistant Manager Tsunehiro Hanayama
[International Coastal Research Center]
Assistant Manager Mitsunobu Sato
Assistant Manager Shingo Kikuchi

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Professors Emeritus

Yoshio Horibe 1983
Akihiko Hattori 1987
Toshihiko Teramoto 1987
Toshiyuki Hirano 1987
Tomio Asai 1993
Jiro Segawa 1997
Tetsuya Hirano 1998
Ryuji Kimura 2003
Keisuke Taira 2003
Kouichi Oowada 2003
Takashige Sugimoto 2004
Suguru Ohta 2007
Isao Koike 2007
Asahiko Taira 2007
Nobuyuki Miyazaki 2010
Hidekazu Tokuyama 2012
Mutsumi Nishida 2012
Katsumi Tsukamoto 2013
Akimasa Sumi 2013
Teruyuki Nakajima 2015
 

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