Dr. Yukihiro Nojiri

Dr Nojiri
National Institute for Environmental Studies
16-2, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0053, JAPAN

In the ship's lobby of M/S Skaugran

Information in "Who's who" of PICES Home Page

Center for Global Environmental Research (CGER)
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)

Personal Data

Born: in 1956 at Fukui City, Japan

the 12 signs of the zodiac: Monkey

Horoscopy: Sagittarius

Curriculum Vitae

Graduated: Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo in 1979
M. Sc., Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo in 1981
Degree: D. Sc., University of Tokyo in 1986
Carrier: 1981 Scientist, Water Quality Measurement Laboratory, Division of Chemistry and Physics,
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Environment Agency of Japan (NIES)

1990 Senior Scientist, Global Warming Research Laboratory, Global Environment Research Group, NIES

1995 Head, Global Warming Research Laboratory, Global Environment Research Group, NIES
Activity: 1992-93 Editor, GSJ (Geochemical Society of Japan)

1994-95 Financial Manager of GSJ, Council member of GSJ

1997- Leader of CREST (Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology) program
by JST (Japan Science and Technology Corporation)

1998- One of co-chairs, PICES Working Group 13 'CO2 in the North Pacific'
(see PICES WG)

2000-01 Council member of GSJ
Project: Ocean biogeochemical time series study in the Western North Pacific

Research Field: Analytical Chemistry: theory and application of emission spectrometry

Limnology: trace elements in freshwater environment, volcanic lakes,
green house gases in lakes

Oceanography: ocean bottom hydrothermalism
Present Research: pCO2 measurement in the North Pacific, Biogeochemical carbon cycles in the surface ocean processes

Ocean time series measurement study
(CREST program, station KNOT in the western North Pacific, (see PICES Press)

Atmospheric monitoring of green house gases (see CGER-NIES monitoring)
Taste Classical music from J.S.Bach to I.Stravinsky, >1000CDs in my audio room

Beer and sake (Japanese rice wine)

Major publications

Y. Nojiri and et al., Comparison of spatial distributions of argon species number densities with calcium atom and ion in an inductively coupled argon plasma, Spectrochim. Acta, 38B, 61-74, 1983

Y. Nojiri and et al., Simultaneous multielement determination of trace metals in lake waters by ICP emission spectrometry with preconcentration and their background levels in Japan, Water Res., 19, 503-509, 1985

Y. Nojiri and et al., Determination of sub nanogram-per-liter levels of mercury in lake water with atmospheric pressure helium microwave plasma emission spectrometry, Anal., Chem., 58, 544-547, 1986

Y. Nojiri and et al., Hydrothermal plumes along the North Fiji Basin spreading axis, Nature, 342, 667-670, 1989

Y. Nojiri and et al., Gas discharge at Lake Nyos, Nature 346, 322-323, 1990

Y. Nojiri and et al., An estimate of CO2 flux in Lake Nyos, Cameroon, Limnol. Oceanogr., 38, 739-752

M. Uchida, Y. Nojiri and et al., Calculation of CO2 flux from forest soil using 222Rn calibrated method, Agricul. Forest Meteorol., 87, 301-311, 1997

M. Utsumi, Y. Nojiri and et al., Oxidation of dissolved methane in a eutrophic, shallow lake: Lake Kasumigaura, Japan, Limnol. Oceanogr., 43, 471-480, 1998

M. Utsumi, Y. Nojiri and et al., Dynamics of dissolved methane and methane oxidation in dimictic Lake Nojiri during winter, Limnol. Oceanogr., 43, 10-17, 1998

T. Nakamura, Y. Nojiri and et al., Methane emission to the atmosphere and cycling in a shallow eutrophic lake, Arch. Hydrobiol., 144,383-407

Y. Nojiri (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium, CO2 in the Oceans, pp.688, CGER-I037-99, 1999