JpGU Fellowship

Mitsuo Uematsu


For outstanding contributions to the elucidation of long-range transport and deposition processes of aerosols from the Asian continent to the Pacific Ocean, and biogeochemical cycling between the atmosphere and ocean

A list of five major papers

  • Uematsu, M., Duce, R., Prospero, J., Chen, L., Merrill, J., and McDonald, R. (1983): Transport of mineral aerosol from Asia over the North Pacific Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research 88, 5343-5352.
  • Uematsu, M., Duce, R., and Prospero, J. (1985): Deposition of atmospheric mineral particles in the North Pacific Ocean, Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 3 (1), 123-138.
  • Uematsu, M., Yoshikawa, A., Muraki, H., Arao, K., and Uno, I. (2002): Transport of mineral and anthropogenic aerosols during a Kosa event over East Asia, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 107, (D7), AAC 3-1-AAC 3-7.
  • Uematsu,, M., Wang, Z., and Uno, I. (2003): Atmospheric input of mineral dust to the western North Pacific region based on direct measurements and a regional chemical transport model, Geophysical Research Letters 30 (6), doi:10.1029/2002GLO16645.
  • Uematsu, M., Hattori, H., Nakamura, T., Narita, Y., Jung, J., Matsumoto, K., and Kumar, D. (2010): Atmospheric transport and deposition of anthropogenic substances from the Asia to the East China Sea, Marine Chemistry 120 (1-4), 108-115.


Hajime Akimoto