JpGU Fellowship

Okitsugu Watanabe


For outstanding contributions to the field of snow and ice research in promoting systematic means in the polar cryosphere and the Asian High Mountain region from the geoscientific point of view and fostering the international collaboration in this field

A list of five major papers

  • Watanabe O., Takenaka S., Iida H., Kamiyama K., Thapa K. B. and Mulmi D. D. (1984) First Results from Himalayan Glacier Boring Project in 1981-1982 Part I. Stratigraphic analyses of full-depth cores from Yala glacier, Langtang Himalaya, Nepal, Bulletin of Glaciological, Research, Glacial Studies in Langtang Valley Report of the Glacier Boring Project 1981-82 inthe Nepal Himalaya, 2, 7-23
  • Watanabe O., Kamiyama K., Motoyama H., Fujii Y., Shoji H. and Satow K. (1999) The paleoclimate record in the ice core at Dome Fuji station, East Antarctica, Annals of Glaciology, 29, 176-178
  • Watanabe O., Jouzel J., Johnsen S., Parrenin F., Shoji H. and Yoshida N. (2003) Homogeneous climate variability across East Antarctica over the past three glacial cycles, Nature, 422, 509-512
  • Watanabe O., Motoyama H., Igarashi M., Kamiyama K., Matoba S., Goto-Azuma K., Narita H. and Kameda T. (2001) Studies on climatic and environmental changes during the last few hundred years using ice cores from various sites in Nordaustlandet, Svalbad. Memoirs of National Institute of Polar Research. Special issue, 54, 227-242


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