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Researcher: Kusahara, K (Dr Kazuya Kusahara)

Fields of Research

Climate Change Processes
Physical Oceanography
Glaciology
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Earth Sciences

Research Objectives

Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Climate Change Models
Expanding Knowledge in Technology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A multidisciplinary perspective on climate model evaluation for Antarctica; American Meteorological Society. Bulletin
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
Dense shelf water formation and brine-driven circulation in the Adélie and George V Land region; Ocean Modelling
Dense shelf water spreading from Antarctic coastal polynyas to the deep Southern Ocean: a regional circumpolar model study; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Dynamics of the wind-driven sea level variation around Antarctica; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Impact of the Mertz Glacier Tongue calving on dense water formation and export; Nature Communications
Kelvin waves around Antarctica; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Modeling Antarctic ice shelf responses to future climate changes and impacts on the ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
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
Modelling the Antarctic marine cryosphere at the Last Glacial Maximum; Annals of Glaciology
Pathways of basal meltwater from Antarctic ice shelves: a model study; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Position analysis: the Antarctic ice sheet and sea level
Responses of basal melting of Antarctic ice shelves to the climatic forcing of the last glacial maximum and CO2 doubling; Journal of Climate
Roles of wind stress and thermodynamic forcing in recent trends in Antarctic sea ice and Southern Ocean SST: an ocean-sea ice model study; Global and Planetary Change
SIPN south: coordinating seasonal predictions of sea ice in the Southern Ocean; 2018 Open Science Conference and Open COMNAP Session
Two-layer model of wind-driven circulation in the Antarctic Ocean; Polar Meteorology and Glaciology
Warming ocean erodes ice sheets; Nature Climate Change
Widespread collapse of the Ross Ice Shelf during the late Holocene; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Research Projects

Seals as Oceanographic Samplers; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Showcasing Australian Expertise in Sea Ice Research and Training; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Research Candidate Supervision