JpGU Fellowship

Masaru Kono


for outstanding contributions to geoelectromagnetism, in particular to the simulation of the geomagnetic field and to the understanding of paleomagnetic intensity.

A list of five major papers

  1. Kono, M. and Nagata, T. (1967) Intensity of the geomagnetic field during a reversed polarity, Nature, 212, 274–275.
  2. Kono, M. (1971) Intensity of the earth’s magnetic field in Pliocene and Pleistocene in relation to the amplitude of mid-ocean ridge magnetic anomalies, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 11, 10–17.
  3. Heki, K., Hamano, Y. and Kono, M. (1983) Rotation of Peruvian Block from palaeomagnetic studies of the Central Andes, Nature, 305, 514–516.
  4. Tanaka, H., Kono, M. and Uchimura, H. (1995) Some global features of paleointensity in geological time scale, Geophys. J. Int., 120, 97–102.
  5. Kono, M. and Roberts, P.H. (2002) Recent geodynamo simulations and observations of the geomagnetic field, Rev. Geophys., 40, doi: 10.1029/2000RG000102.


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