JpGU Fellowship

Kimio Hanawa


for outstanding contributions to oceanography, in particular to the understanding of the mutual interaction of the atmosphere and oceans; and numerous contributions to the development of the Japan Geoscience Union.

A list of five major papers

  1. Hanawa, K., and H. Mitsudera, 1987: Variations of water system distribution in the Sanriku Coastal Area. Journal of the Oceanographical Society of Japan, 42, 435–446.
  2. Hanawa, K., 1987: Interannual variations in the wintertime outcrop area of Subtropical Mode Water in the North Pacific. ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN, 25, 358–374.
  3. Hanawa, K., T. Watanabe, N. Iwasaka, T. Suga, and Y. Toba, 1988: Surface thermal conditions in the western North Pacific during the ENSO events. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 66, 445–456.
  4. Hanawa, K., P. Rual, R. Bailey, A. Sy, and M. Szabados, 1995: A new depth-time equation for Sippican or TSK T-7, T-6 and T-4 expendable bathythermographs (XBT). Deep-Sea Research, 42, 1423–1451.
  5. Hanawa, K., and J. Kamada, 2001: Variability of core layer temperature (CLT) of North Pacific subtropical mode water. Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 2229–2232.


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