JpGU Fellowship

Motoyoshi Ikeda


for outstanding contributions to oceanography, in particular to the understanding of medium scale ocean dynamics, the assimilation of ocean data, and sea ice modeling.

A list of five major papers

  1. Ikeda, M., Meanders and detached eddies of a strong eastward-flowing jet using a two-layer quasi-geostrophic model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 11, 526–540, 1981.
  2. Ikeda, M., L. A. Mysak and W. J. Emery, Observations and modelling of satellite sensed meanders and eddies off Vancouver Island. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 14, 3–21, 1984.
  3. Ikeda, M., A coupled ice ocean model of wind driven coastal flows. J. Geophys. Res., 90, 9119–9128, 1985.
  4. Ikeda, M., Decadal oscillations of the air-ice-ocean system in the northern hemisphere. Atmosphere-Ocean, 28, 106–139, 1990.
  5. Zhang, X., J. E. Walsh, J. Zhang, U. S. Bhatt, and M. Ikeda, Climatology and interannual variability of Arctic cyclone activity, 1948–2002. J. Climate, 17, 2300–2317, 2004.


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