For outstanding contributions to the accretionary tectonics of Japan based on the analysis of sedimentary rocks and formations
A list of five major papers
Saito, Y., Tiba, T. and Matsubara, S. (1979) Ultramafic complex and its mechanical sedimentary derivatives in the Tonmaku-yama area, north of Hamana-ko, central Japan. Mem.Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, No. 12, pp. 29-40.
Saito, Y. and Hashimoto, M. (1982) South Kitakami Region: An Allochthonous Terrane in Japan. Jour. Geophysical Research, Vol. 87, pp. 3691-3696.
Saito, Y. (1985) Jurassic geologic framework in the Japanese Islands. In Tectonostratigraphic Terranes in Circum-Pacific Region, Howell, D. G. (ed.), CPCEMR (Texas), Earth Science Series, No. 1, pp. 401-407.
Saito, Y., Tiba, T. and Matsunara, S. (1988) Precambrian and Cambrian cherts in Northeastern Tasmania. Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, Ser. C, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 59-70.