JpGU Fellowship

Hiroshi Kitazato


For pioneering contributions to experimental paleontology and significant contributions to the development of biogeosciences

A list of five major papers

  • Kitazato, H., 1979, Marine paleobathymetry and paleotopography of the Hokuroku District during the time of the Kuroko deposition, based on foraminiferal assemblages. Mining Geol., v. 29, 207-216.
  • Kitazato, H., 1994, Foraminiferal microhabitats in four marine environments around Japan. Marine Micropaeontl., v. 24, no. 1, p. 29-41.
  • Kitazato, H., Nakatsuka, T., Shimanaga, M., Kanda, J., Soh, W., Kato, Y., Okada, Y., Yamaoka, A., Masuzawa, T., Suzuki, K. and Shirayama, Y., 2003, Long-term monitoring of the sedimentary process at the central part of Sagami Bay, Japan: Rationale, logistics and overview of results. Progress in Oceanography, v. 57, no. 1, 3-17.
  • Todo, Y., H. Kitazato, A. J. Hashimoto and A. J. Gooday, 2005, Simple foraminifera flourish at the ocean’s deepest point. Science, v. 307, 689.
  • Glud, R. N-. F. Wenzhöfer, M. Middelboe, K. Oguri,R. Turnewitsch, D. E. Canfield and H. Kitazato, 2013, High rates of microbial carbon turnover in sediments in the deepest oceanic trench on Earth. Nature Geoscience, v. 6, p. 284-288.


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