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Researcher: Tamura, T (Dr Takeshi Tamura)

Fields of Research

Physical Oceanography
Glaciology
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Climate Change Processes
Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Climate and Climate Change
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A wind-driven, hybrid latent and sensible heat coastal polynya off Barrow, Alaska; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Antarctic Bottom Water from the Adélie and George V Land coast, East Antarctica (140-149°E); Journal of Geophysical Research
Antarctic Bottom Water production by intense sea-ice formation in the Cape Darnley polynya; Nature Geoscience
Antarctic bottom water production from the Vincennes Bay Polynya, East Antarctica; Geophysical Research Letters
Changes in water properties and flow regime on the continental shelf off the Adelie/George V Land coast, East Antarctica, after glacier tongue calving; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Coastal polynyas: winter oases for subadult southern elephant seals in East Antarctica; Scientific Reports
Dense shelf water spreading from Antarctic coastal polynyas to the deep Southern Ocean: a regional circumpolar model study; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Estimation of Surface Heat/Salt Fluxes Associated with Sea Ice Growth/Melt in the Southern Ocean; SOLA: Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere
Estimation of thin ice thickness from AMSR-E data in the Chukchi Sea; International Journal of Remote Sensing
Freshening by glacial meltwater enhances melting of ice shelves and reduces formation of Antarctic Bottom Water; Science Advances
Glacier tongue calving reduced dense water formation and enhanced carbon uptake; Geophysical Research Letters
Helicopter-borne observations with portable microwave radiometer in the Southern Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk; Annals of Glaciology
Improved mapping of sea ice production in the Arctic Ocean using AMSR-E thin ice thickness algorithm; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Interannual variability in sea-ice thickness in the pack-ice zone off Lutzow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica; Polar Science
Late Winter Oceanography beneath East Antarctic Sea Ice during SIPEX; Japan Oceanographic Society Fall Meeting
Late winter oceanography off the Sabrina and BANZARE coast (117-128°E), East Antarctica; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Long-term freshening of Adelie Depression Dense Shelf Water; IUGG
Mapping of sea ice production in the Arctic coastal polynyas; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Meso-zooplankton abundance and spatial distribution off Lutzow-Holm Bay during austral summer 2007-2008; Polar Science
Migratory movements and winter diving activity of Adelie penguins in East Antarctica; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Modeling ocean-cryosphere interactions off Adélie and George V Land, East Antarctica; Journal of Climate
Modeling sea ice production and dense shelf water formation in coastal polynyas around East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Numerical study of winter water formation in the Chukchi Sea: Roles and impacts of coastal polynyas; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Observations of Downslope Flows along the Adélie Land coast; Japan Oceanographic Society Spring meeting
On the extraordinary snow on the sea ice off East Antarctica in late winter, 2012; Deep-Sea Research. Part II
Potential regime shift in decreased sea ice production after the Mertz Glacier calving; Nature Communications
Sea ice production variability in Antarctic coastal polynyas; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Sea-ice production in Antarctic coastal polynyas estimated from AMSR2 data and its validation using AMSR-E and SSM/I-SSMIS data; IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
Size distribution and shape properties of relatively small sea-ice floes in the Antarctic marginal ice zone in late winter; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
The suppression of Antarctic bottom water formation by melting ice shelves in Prydz Bay; Nature Communications
Upper ocean stratification and sea ice growth rates during the summer-fall transition, as revealed by Elephant seal foraging in the Ad´elie Depression, East Antarctica; Ocean Sciences
Variability and ice production budget in the Ross Ice Shelf Polynya based on a simplified polynya model and satellite observations; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Widespread freshening in the Seasonal Ice Zone near 140°E off the Adélie Land Coast, Antarctica, from 1994 to 2012; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Winter water formation in coastal polynyas of the Eastern Chukchi Shelf: Pacific and Atlantic influences; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans

Research Projects

Seals as Oceanographic Samplers; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision