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Tetsuji Onoue Last modified date:2023.11.27

Professor / Dynamics, Structure and Evolution of Earth and Planets
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

Graduate School
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Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Science)
Field of Specialization
Stratigraphy, Sedimentology
Research Interests
  • Triassic conodont biostratigraphy
    keyword : Triassic, conodont
  • End-Triassic mass extinction
    keyword : Triassic, mass extinction
  • Impact event in the Late Triassic
    keyword : Impact, Triassic
  • End-Permian mass extinction
    keyword : Permian, mass extinction
Academic Activities
1. M Rigo, T Onoue, Q Wu, Y Tomimatsu, L Santello, Y Du, X Jin, A Bertinelli, A new method for extracting conodonts and radiolarians from chert with NaOH solution, Palaeontology, 66, 4, e12672, 2023.08.
2. Xin Jin, Yuki Tomimatsu, Runsheng Yin, Tetsuji Onoue, Marco Franceschi, Stephen E. Grasby, Yixing Du, Manuel Rigo, Climax in Wrangellia LIP activity coincident with major Middle Carnian (Late Triassic) climate and biotic changes: Mercury isotope evidence from the Panthalassa pelagic domain, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 10.1016/j.epsl.2023.118075, 607, 118075-118075, 2023.04.
3. T. Onoue, J. Michalík, H. Shirozu, M. Yamashita, K. Yamashita, S. Kusaka, K. Soda, Extreme continental weathering in the northwestern Tethys during the end-Triassic mass extinction, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,, 594, 110934, 2022.04.
4. X Jin, JG Ogg, S Lu, Z Shi, DB Kemp, X Hua, T Onoue, M Rigo, Terrestrial record of carbon-isotope shifts across the Norian/Rhaetian boundary: A high-resolution study from northwestern Sichuan Basin, South China, Global and Planetary Change,, 210, 103754, 2022.02.
5. Peyrotty, Giovan; Fucelli, Andrea; Peybernes, Camille; Onoue, Tetsuji; Ueda, Hayato; Martini, Rossana, Sedimentology and biostratigraphy of the upper Triassic carbonates from the Shiriya cape, North Kitakami Belt, Japan, ISLAND ARC, 10.1111/iar.12473, 31, 1, 2022.11.
6. Y. Tomimatsu, T. Onoue, M. Rigo, Conodont and radiolarian biostratigraphic age constraints on Carnian (Upper Triassic) chert-hosted stratiform manganese deposits from Panthalassa: Formation of deep-sea mineral resources during the Carnian pluvial episode, Marine Micropaleontology,, 171, 102084, 2022.01.
7. H Sato, A Ishikawa, T Onoue, Y Tomimatsu, M Rigo, Sedimentary record of Upper Triassic impact in the Lagonegro Basin, southern Italy: Insights from highly siderophile elements and Re-Os isotope stratigraphy across the Norian/Rhaetian boundary, Chemical Geology,, 586, 120506, 2021.12.
8. Hounslow, M.W., Bachmann, G.H., Balini, M., Benton, M.J., Carter, E.S., Konstantinov, A.G., Golding, M.L., Krystyn, L., Kürschner, W., Lucas, S.G., McRoberts, C.A., Muttoni, G., Nicora, A., Onoue, T., Orchard, M.J., Ozsvárt, P., Paterson, N.W., Richoz, S., Rigo, M., Sun, Y., Tackett, L.S., Kağan Tekin, U., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y. and Zonneveld. J.P., The case for the Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Norian stage, Albertiana, 46, 25-57, 2021.12.
9. Tetsuji Onoue, Katsuhito Soda, Yukio Isozaki, Development of deep-sea anoxia in Panthalassa during the Lopingian (late Permian): Insights from redox-sensitive elements and multivariate analysis, Frontiers in Earth Science, 10.3389/feart.2020.613126, 8, 1-22, 2021.01.
10. Yuki Tomimatsu, Tatsuo Nozaki, Honami Sato, Yutaro Takaya, Jun-Ichi Kimura, Qing Chang, Hiroshi Naraoka, Manuel Rigo, Tetsuji Onoue, Marine osmium isotope record during the Carnian “pluvial episode” (Late Triassic) in the pelagic Panthalassa Ocean, Global and Planetary Change, 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2020.103387, 197, 1-18, 2021.02.
11. Yixing Du, Tetsuji Onoue, Viktor Karádi, Ian S. Williams, Manuel Rigo, The evolutionary process from Mockina bidentata to Parvigondolella andrusovi: evidence from the Pizzo Mondello Section, Sicily, Italy, Journal of Earth Science, 32, 667-676, 2021.06.
12. Hany Khalil, Peter Baumgartner, Tetsuji Onoue, Nicolò Del Piero, George Stanley Jr., Sylvain Rigaud, Rossana Martini, Middle-Late Triassic radiolarian assemblages from chert clasts of the Excelsior Gulch conglomerate (Wallowa terrane, Oregon, U.S.A.), Revue de Paléobiologie, 39, 2, 565-579, 2020.12.
13. Yuji SANO, Satoki ONDA, Takanori KAGOSHIMA, Toshihiro MIYAJIMA, Naoto TAKAHATA, Tomo SHIBATA, Chika NAKAGAWA, Tetsuji ONOUE, Nak Kyu KIM, Hyunwoo LEE, Minoru KUSAKABE, Daniele L. PINTI, Groundwater oxygen anomaly related to the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake in Southwest Japan, Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B,, 96, 7, 322-334, 2020.07.
14. Sato, H., Takaya, Y., Yasukawa, K., Fujinaga, K., Onoue, T., and Kato, Y., Biotic and environmental changes in the Panthalassa Ocean across the Norian (Late Triassic) impact event, Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, doi: 10.1186/s40645-020-00371-x, 7, 1, 61, 2020.10.
15. Muto, S., Takahashi, S., Yamakita, S., and Onoue, T. , Scarcity of chert in upper Lower Triassic Panthalassic deep-sea successions of Japan records elevated clastic inputs rather than depressed biogenic silica burial flux following the end-Permian extinction, Global and Planetary Change,, 195, 103330, 2020.10.
16. Camille Peybernes, Giovan Peyrotty, Jérôme Chablais, Tetsuji Onoue, Daisuke Yamashita, Rossana Martini, Birth and death of seamounts in the Panthalassa Ocean: Late Triassic to Early Jurassic sedimentary record at Mount Sambosan, Shikoku, Southwest Japan, Global and Planetary Change, 192, 103250, 2020.09.
17. Rigo, Manuel, Tetsuji Onoue, Lawrence H. Tanner, Spencer G. Lucas, Linda Godfrey, Miriam E. Katz, Mariachiara Zaffani, Kliti Grice, Jaime Cesar, Daisuke Yamashita, Matteo Maron, Lydia S. Tackett, Hamish Campbell, Fabio Tateo, Giuseppe Concheri, Claudia Agnini, Marco Chiari, and Angela Bertinelli, The Late Triassic Extinction at the Norian/Rhaetian boundary: Biotic evidence and geochemical signature, Earth-Science Reviews,, 204, 2020.05.
18. Du, Yixing, Marco Chiari, Viktor Karádi, Alda Nicora, Tetsuji Onoue, József Pálfy, Guido Roghi, Yuki Tomimatsu, and Manuel Rigo, The asynchronous disappearance of conodonts: New constraints from Triassic-Jurassic boundary sections in the Tethys and Panthalassa, Earth-Science Reviews,, 203, 2020.04.
19. Nozaki, T., Nikaido, T., Onoue, T., Takaya, Y., Sato, K., Kimura, J.I., Chang, Q., Yamashita, D., Sato, H., Suzuki, K., Kato, Y. and Matsuoka, A., Triassic marine Os isotope record from a pelagic chert succession, Sakahogi section, Mino Belt, southwest Japan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences,, 1, 15, 100004, 2019.06.
20. Soda, Katsuhito; Onoue, Tetsuji, Multivariate analysis of geochemical compositions of bedded chert during the Middle Triassic (Anisian) oceanic anoxic events in the Panthalassic Ocean, GEOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 10.2343/geochemj.2.0540, 53, 2, 91-102, 2019.04.
21. Muto, Shun; Takahashi, Satoshi; Yamakita, Satoshi; Soda, Katsuhito; Onoue, Tetsuji, Conodont-based age calibration of the Middle Triassic Anisian radiolarian biozones in pelagic deep-sea bedded chert, Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan, 10.9795/bullgsj.70.43, 70, 43-89, 2019.03.
22. Onoue, Tetsuji; Takahata, Naoto; Miura, Mitsutaka; Sato, Honami; Ishikawa, Akira; Soda, Katsuhito; Sano, Yuji; Isozaki, Yukio, Enhanced flux of extraterrestrial He-3 across the Permian-Triassic boundary, PROGRESS IN EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE, 10.1186/s40645-019-0267-0, 6, 2019.02.
23. Soda, Katsuhito; Onoue, Tetsuji, Paleoenvironmental reconstruction for termination stage of Superanoxia in Middle Triassic (Anisian) sedimentary sequence of the Mino belt, central Japan, ISLAND ARC, 10.1111/iar.12262, 27, 6, 2018.11.
24. Onoue, Tetsuji; Yamashita, Katsuyuki; Fukuda, Chise; Soda, Katsuhito; Tomimatsu, Yuki; Abate, Benedetto; Rigo, Manuel, Sr isotope variations in the Upper Triassic succession at Pizzo Mondello, Sicily: Constraints on the timing of the Cimmerian Orogeny, PALAEOGEOGRAPHY PALAEOCLIMATOLOGY PALAEOECOLOGY, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.03.025, 499, 131-137, 2018.06.
25. Yamashita, Daisuke; Kato, Hikaru; Onoue, Tetsuji; Suzuki, Noritoshi, Integrated Upper Triassic conodont and radiolarian biostratigraphies of the Panthalassa Ocean, PALEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 10.2517/2017PR020, 22, 2, 167-197, 2018.04.
26. Onoue, T., Kojima, S., Hori, R., Triassic and Jurassic radiolarian response to global catastrophic events in the Panthalassa Ocean, as recorded in the Mino Belt, central Japan, Science Reports of Niigata University (Geology) , 32, 29-69, 2017.06.
27. Yamashita, D., Uno, K., Onoue, T., Integrated bio-magnetostratigraphy of an Upper Triassic pelagic sequence from Panthalassa Ocean, Progress on Conodont Investigation. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, no. 22, 22, 265-268, 2017.05.
28. Onoue, T., Zonneveld, J.-P., Orchard, M. J., Yamashita, M., Yamashita, K., Sato, H., Kusaka, S., Palaeoenvironmental changes across the Carnian/Norian boundary in the Black Bear Ridge section, British Columbia, Canada, Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology , 441, 721-733, 2016.12.
29. Peybernes, C., Chablais, J., Onoue, T., Martini, R., Mid-oceanic shallow-water carbonates of the Panthalassa domain: new microfacies data from the Sambosan Accretionary Complex, Shikoku Island, Japan, Facies, 62, 1-24, 2016.12.
30. Y Sano, N Takahata, T Kagoshima, T Shibata, T Onoue, D Zhao, Groundwater helium anomaly reflects strain change during the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake in Southwest Japan, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10.1038/srep37939, 6, 2016.11.
31. Peybernes, Camille; Chablais, Jerome; Onoue, Tetsuji; Escarguel, Gilles; Martini, Rossana, Paleoecology, biogeography, and evolution of reef ecosystems in the Panthalassa Ocean during the Late Triassic: Insights from reef limestone of the Sambosan Accretionary Complex, Shikoku, Japan, PALAEOGEOGRAPHY PALAEOCLIMATOLOGY PALAEOECOLOGY, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.05.032, 457, 31-51, 2016.09.
32. Onoue, Tetsuji; Sato, Honami; Yamashita, Daisuke; Ikehara, Minoru; Yasukawa, Kazutaka; Fujinaga, Koichiro; Kato, Yasuhiro; Matsuoka, Atsushi, Bolide impact triggered the Late Triassic extinction event in equatorial Panthalassa, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10.1038/srep29609, 6, 2016.07.
33. Sato, Honami; Shirai, Naoki; Ebihara, Mitsuru; Onoue, Tetsuji; Kiyokawa, Shoichi, Sedimentary PGE signatures in the Late Triassic ejecta deposits from Japan: Implications for the identification of impactor, PALAEOGEOGRAPHY PALAEOCLIMATOLOGY PALAEOECOLOGY, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.11.015, 442, 36-47, 2016.01.
34. Uno, Koji; Yamashita, Daisuke; Onoue, Tetsuji; Uehara, Daiki, Paleomagnetism of Triassic bedded chert from Japan for determining the age of an impact ejecta layer deposited on pen-equatorial latitudes of the paleo-Pacific Ocean: A preliminary analysis, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 10.1016/j.pepi.2015.10.004, 249, 59-67, 2015.12.
35. Safonova, I., Kojima, S., Nakae, S., Romer, R.L., Seltmann, R., Sano, H., Onoue, T., Oceanic island basalts in accretionary complexes of SW Japan: Tectonic and petrogenetic implications, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences , 113, 508-523, 2015.12.
36. Stanley, George D., Jr.; Onoue, Tetsuji, Upper Triassic reef corals from the Sambosan Accretionary Complex, Kyushu, Japan, FACIES, 10.1007/s10347-014-0425-1, 61, 2, 2015.04.
37. Sato, Honami; Onoue, Tetsuji; Nozaki, Tatsuo; Suzuki, Katsuhiko, Osmium isotope evidence for a large Late Triassic impact event, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 10.1038/ncomms3455, 4, 2013.09.
38. Onoue, Tetsuji; Sato, Honami; Nakamura, Tomoki; Noguchi, Takaaki; Hidaka, Yoshihiro; Shirai, Naoki; Ebihara, Mitsuru; Osawa, Takahito; Hatsukawa, Yuichi; Toh, Yosuke; Koizumi, Mitsuo; Harada, Hideo; Orchard, Michael J.; Nedachi, Munetomo, Deep-sea record of impact apparently unrelated to mass extinction in the Late Triassic, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 10.1073/pnas.1209486109, 109, 47, 19134-19139, 2012.11.
39. Uno, Koji; Onoue, Tetsuji; Hamada, Kazumasa; Hamami, Saki, Palaeomagnetism of Middle Triassic red bedded cherts from southwest Japan: equatorial palaeolatitude of primary magnetization and widespread secondary magnetization, GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05462.x, 189, 3, 1383-1398, 2012.06.
40. Chablais, Jerome; Martini, Rossana; Kobayashi, Fumio; Stampfli, Gerard M.; Onoue, Tetsuji, Upper Triassic foraminifers from Panthalassan carbonate buildups of Southwestern Japan and their paleobiogeographic implications, MICROPALEONTOLOGY, 57, 2, 93-124, 2011.06.
41. Onoue, Tetsuji; Nakamura, Tomoki; Haranosono, Takeshi; Yasuda, Chika, Composition and accretion rate of fossil micrometeorites recovered in Middle Triassic deep-sea deposits, GEOLOGY, 10.1130/G31866.1, 39, 6, 567-570, 2011.06.
42. Onoue, Tetsuji; Nikaido, Takashi; Zamoras, Laurence R.; Matsuoka, Atsushi, Preservation of larval bivalve shells in a radiolarian chert in the Late Triassic (Early Norian) interval of the Malampaya Sound Group, Calamian Island, western Philippines, MARINE MICROPALEONTOLOGY, 10.1016/j.marmicro.2011.01.005, 79, 1-2, 58-65, 2011.04.
43. Chablais, Jerome; Onoue, Tetsuji; Martini, Rossana, Upper Triassic reef-limestone blocks of southwestern Japan: New data from a Panthalassan seamount, PALAEOGEOGRAPHY PALAEOCLIMATOLOGY PALAEOECOLOGY, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.05.022, 293, 1-2, 206-222, 2010.07.
44. Chablais, Jerome; Martini, Rossana; Onoue, Tetsuji, Aulotortus friedli from the Upper Triassic gravitational flow deposits of the Kumagawa River (Kyushu, Southwest Japan), PALEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 10.2517/1342-8144-14.2.151, 14, 2, 151-160, 2010.06.
45. Ikeda, Takeshi; Hiramine, Aya; Onoue, Tetsuji, Orthopyroxene-cordierite mafic gneiss from the Nomamisaki metamorphic rocks, Southern Kyushu, Japan: Implication for western continuation of the Usuki-Yatsushiro Tectonic Line, ISLAND ARC, 10.1111/j.1440-1738.2009.00697.x, 19, 2, 230-242, 2010.06.
46. Jérôme Chablais, Rossana Martini, Elias Samankassou, Tetsuji Onoue and, Hiroyoshi Sano, Microfacies and depositional setting of the Upper Triassic mid-oceanic atoll-type carbonates of the Sambosan Accretionary Complex (southern Kyushu, Japan), FACIES, 10.1007/s10347-009-0204-6, 56, 2, 249-278, 2010.04.
1. Onoue T., Rigo M., Jadoul F., Michalík J., Yamashita K., Namiki K., Shirozu H., Yamashita M., Kusaka S. & Soda K. , Enhanced continental weathering in western Tethys during the end-Triassic mass extinction, Italian geologica sociiety, 2022.09.
2. Rigo M., Onoue T., Sato H., Tomimatsu Y., Soda K., Godfrey L., Katz M., Campbell H., Tackett L., Golding M., Lei J., Husson J., Maron M., Satolli S., Zaffani M., Concheri G., Bertinelli A., Chiari M. & Tanner L. , Biotic extinction at the Norian/Rhaetian boundary (Upper Triassic): geochemical and isotope evidence of a previously unrecognised global event, Italian geologica sociiety, 2022.09.
3. Konan suwazono, Yuki Tomimatsu, Shun Muto, Tetsuji Onoue, Radiolarian biostratigraphy and recovery from ocean anoxic event during Early -Middle Triassic: Chichibu Belt, Japan, 16th InterRad, 2022.09.
4. Yuki Tomimatsu, Tetsuji Onoue, Manuel Rigo, High-resolution radiolarian and conodont biostratigraphy of the Upper Triassic and across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Inuyama area, central Japan, 16th InterRad, 2022.09.
5. Tetsuji Onoue, Yuki Tomimatsu, Honami Sato, Manuel Rigo, Radiolarian responses to the Norian “chaotic carbon episode” in the Panthalassa, 16th InterRad, 2022.09.
6. Honami Sato, Akira Ishikawa, Yuki Tomimatsu, Tetsuji Onoue, Manuel Rigo, Highly siderophile elements and Os isotope stratigraphy across the Norian/Rhaetian boundary in the Lagonegro Basin, southern Italy, 2022 Goldschmidt Conference, 2022.07.
7. Katsuhito Soda, Yuki Tomimatsu, Tetsuji Onoue, Minoru Ikehara, Paleoenvironmental reconstruction based on the revised continuous stratigraphy across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Mino Belt, central Japan, 2022 Goldschmidt Conference, 2022.07.
8. Manuel Rigo, Tetsuji Onoue, Honami Sato, Yuki Tomimatsu, Katsuhito Soda, Linda Godfrey, Miriam Katz, Hamish J Campbell, Lydia Tackett, Martyn Golding, Jerry Lei, Jon Husson, Matteo Maron, Sara Satolli, Mariachiara Zaffani, Giuseppe Concheri, Angela Bertinelli, Marco Chiari, Lawrence Tanner, Biotic extinction at the Norian/Rhaetian boundary (Upper Triassic): geochemical and isotope evidence of a previously unrecognised global event, 2022 Goldschmidt Conference, 2022.07.
9. Tetsuji Onoue, Jozef Michalik, Hideko Shirozu, Misa Yamashita, Katsuyuki Yamashita, Soichiro Kusaka, Katsuhito Soda, Enhanced continental weathering in the NW Tethys during the end-Triassic mass extinction, 2022 Goldschmidt Conference, 2022.07.
10. M Maron, S Satolli, T Onoue, H Sato, K Soda, G Muttoni, M Rigo, Rock Magnetism as a Tool to Understand the Paleoclimate at the Norian/Rhaetian Boundary: The Example of the Pignola-Abriola Section (Italy), AGU Fall Meeting, 2021.12.
11. KE Yamaguchi, M Ikehara, S Kiyokawa, T Ito, T Onoue, Ventilation of the deep ocean 2.2 billion years ago: Evidence from the Birimian Greenstone Belt, Ghana, Goldschmidt2021, 2021.07.