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Masao OHNO Last modified date:2019.12.04

Professor / Department of Environmental Changes
Department of Environmental Changes
Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies

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Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Archaeomagnetic study of historic remain
    keyword : Ancient geomagentic field
  • Paleomagnetic study of the Earth's magnetic field
    keyword : Paleomagnetism, Geomagnetic field
    1986.04Study of the change in the ancient magnetic field of the Earth.
  • Environmental magnetism
    keyword : Rock magnetism
  • Eletromagnetic study of volcanoes and eathquakes
    keyword : Volcano, Earthquake
  • Geochemical and hydrological study of volcanoes and earthquakes
    keyword : Geochemistry, Hydrology
Academic Activities
1. Fumaloric activity and release of magmatic volatiles from Fuji volcano. in Aramaki S. et al. eds, Fuji volcano, Yamanashi Institute of Environmental Sciences..
1. Meng Zhao, Masao OHNO, Yoshihiro Kuwahara, Tatsuya Hayashi, Takafumi Yamashita, Magnetic minerals in sediments from IODP Site U1314 determined by low-temperature and high-temperature magnetism, Bull. Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu Univ., 17, 77-84, 2011.03.
1. Yu Kitahara, Yuhji Yamamoto, Masao Ohno, Yoshihiro Kuwahara, Shuichi Kameda, and Tadahiro Hatakeyama, Archeointensity estimates of a tenth-century kiln: first application of the Tsunakawa–Shaw paleointensity method to archeological relics, Earth, Planets and Space, 10.1186/s40623-018-0841-5, 70, 1, 79, 2018.05, [URL].
2. Ohno M., T. Hayashi, M. Sato, Y. Kuwahara, A. Mizuta, I. Kita, T. Sato, A. Kano, Millennial-Scale Interaction between Ice Sheets and Ocean Circulation during Marine Isotope Stage 100, Front. Earth Sci., 10.3389/feart.2016.00055, 2016.05, [URL].
3. Sato, M., M. Makio, T. Hayashi, M. Ohno, Abrupt intensification of North Atlantic Deep Water formation at the Nordic Seas during the late Pliocene climate transition, Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1002/2015GL063307, 2015.05.
4. Response of a Confined Water Well to Seismic Waves -Temporal Variation in Hydraulic Conductivity-
5. Ohno, M., M. Utsugi, T. Mori, I. Kita, T. Kagiyama, Y. Tanaka, Temporal variation in the chemical composition (HCl/SO2) of volcanic gas associated with the volcanic activity of Aso Volcano, Japan, Earth Planets and Space, 65, 1, e1-e4, 2013.01, [URL].
6. Ohno M., T. Hayashi, F. Komatsu, F. Murakami, M. Zhao, Y. Guyodo, G. Acton, H. F. Evans, T. Kanamatsu, Detailed paleomagnetic record between 2.1 and 2.75 Ma at IODP Site U1314 in the North Atlantic: geomagnetic excursions and the Gauss-Matuyama transition, Geophys. Geochem. Geosyst., 10.1029/2012GC004080, 13, 1, 2012.05.
7. Ohno, M., H. Sumino, P. A. Hernandez, T. Sato, and K. Nagao , Helium isotopes in the Izu Peninsula, Japan: relation of magma and crustal activity, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 199, 118-126, 2011.01.
8. T. Hayashi, Masao OHNO, G. Acton, Y. Guyodo, H. F. Evans, T. Kanamatsu, F. Komatsu, F. Murakami, Millennial-scale iceberg surges after intensification of Northern Hemisphere glaciation, Geophys. Geochem. Geosyst., 11(9), doi:10.1029/2010GC003132, 2010.09.
9. Kanamatsu, T., M. Ohno, G. Acton, H. F. Evans, and Y. Guyodo, Rockmagnetic property of the Gardar drift sequence, site IODP U1314, North Atlantic: Implication for bottom current change through mid-Pleistocene, Marine Geol., 265, 31-39, 2009.09.
10. Ohno, M., F. Murakami, F. Komatsu, Y. Guyodo, G. Acton, T. Kanamatsu, H. F. Evans, and F. Nanayama, Paleomagnetic directions of the Gauss-Matuyama polarity transition recorded in drift sediments (IODP Site U1314) in the North Atlantic, Earth Planets and Space, 60(9), e13-e16 , 2008.09, [URL].
11. Ohno, M., T. Sato, K. Notsu, H. Wakita, and K. Ozawa, Groundwater-level changes due to pressure gradient induced by nearby earthquakes off Izu Peninsula, 1997, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 163, 647-655, 2006.04.
1. Masao Ohno, Tatsuya Hayashi, Geomagnetic Excursions between 2.1 and 2.9 Ma at IODP Site U1314 in the North Atlantic, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, 2019.08.
2. Rock magnetic analysis of millennial-scale variation of North Atlantic Deep Water in MIS 100.
3. Kitahara Y., Hatakeyama T., Ohno M., Yamamoto Y., A review of the development of the modern archaeointensity research in the orient and the occident, International Conference of Traditional Sciences in Asia 2017 "East-West Encounter in the Science of Heaven and Earth", 2017.11.
4. Ohno M., M. Zhao, Orbital Influences on Geomagnetic field in the Matuyama and the Gauss Chron at IODP site U1314 in the North Atlantic, Japan Geoscience Union International Symposium, 2016.05.
5. Ohno, M., Rock-magnetic variation indicating instability of North Atlantic environments after intensification of Northern Hemisphere glaciation., International Workshop on Integrated Science for human era, 2015.06.
6. Masao OHNO, Masahiko Sato, Tatsuya Hayashi, Yoshihiro Kuwahara, Chizuru Miyagawa, Shu Fujita, Itsuro Kita, A rock-magnetic proxy of deep water circulation in the North Atlantic during the early Pleistocene, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 11th Annual Meeting, 2014.08.
7. Millenial-scale rock magnetic variations indicating instability of North Atlantic environments during MIS 100.
8. Geomagnetic excursions between 2 and 3 Ma recorded in a sediment core at IODP Site U1314 in the North Atlantic.
9. North Atlantic icebergs in early glacial periods after intensification of Northern Hemisphere glaciation.
10. Volatiles and resistivity structure around the aquifer of Mt. Fuji.
11. Meng Zhao, Masao OHNO, Wavelet analysis of paleomagnetic record at IODP Site U1314 in the North Atlantic, Kochi International Workshop on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, 2010.02.
12. Geomagnetic field in the Matuyama and the Gauss Chron at IODP site U1314 in the North Atlantic.
13. Paleomagnetic record in the Matuyama chron at IODP Site U1314 in the North Atlantic.
14. Paleomagnetic study of sediment cores of IODP Exp.306 "Paleoclimate on millennial time scales during the last few Myrs in the North Atlantic".
15. Observation of Cl/SO2 in volcanic gas at Aso Volcano..
16. Electric self-potential around Teide Volcano, Canary Islands.
Membership in Academic Society
  • PALEO10
  • Japan Geoscience Union
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Seismological Society of Japan