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Junichiro Ishibashi Last modified date:2018.03.12

Associate Professor / Material Science of Solar Planets
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School
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Academic Degree
D. Sc.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Resource Geochemistry, Ocean Science
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
1) Geochemical characteristics of hydrothermal systems in arc-backarc setting
2) Time-series study of magmatic contribution to hydrothermal systems
3) Geochemical processes during hydrothermal plume generation process
4) Chemical environment of active hydrothermal fields and its relationship
with sub-vent biosphere
5) Ore formation mechanism based on fluid and mineral geochemical studies
Research Interests
  • Formation process of volcanic massive sulfide ore
    keyword : submarine hydrothermal deposit, phase separation, seafloor drilling
  • Geochemical studies of submarine hydrothermal system
    keyword : hydrothermal circulation, chemosynthesis, hydrothermal alteration
    1985.04Geochemical Studies of submarine hydrothermal systems.
  • Geochemical studies of hot springs related with magmatic activity
    keyword : geothermal systems, magmatic volatiles
    1998.11Geochemical Studies of hot springs in Kyushu.
Current and Past Project
  • Arc Hydrothermal Drilling
  • Project TAIGA: Trans-crustal Advection and In-situ biogeochemical processes of Global sub-seafloor Aquifer
  • Deep Hot Biosphere
  • International research project on Interaction between sub-vent biosphere and geo-environment
Academic Activities
1. Ishibashi, J.-I., M. Nakaseama, M. Seguchi, T. Yamashita, S. Doi, T. Sakamoto, K. Shimada, N. Shimada, T. Noguchi, T. Oomori, M. Kusakabe, T. Yamanaka, Marine shallow-water hydrothermal activity and mineralization at the Wakamiko crater in Kagoshima bay, south Kyushu, Japan., Journal of Volocanology and Geothermal Research, 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2007.12.041, 173, 84-98, 2008.05.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Society of Economic Geologists
Professional and Outreach Activities
InterRidge Steering Committee member (2007.1 - ).