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Proceedings of the International Kyoto Symposium 2005.
No.2, 2004, ed. by H. Narita and T. SHiraiwa
Proceedings of the Kyoto Workshop 2004.
Report on Amur-Okhotsk Project Report No. 1, 2003 is published in Japanese.

Academic Papers
YEAR 2004-2009
Chi GY, Chen X, Shi Y, Wang J, Zheng TH. 2009: Effects of tillage on the Fe oxides activation in soil. PIAGENG,  Remote Sensing and Geoscience for Agricultural Engineering, 7491, 1-12 (EI).

Chi GY, Chen X, Shi Y, Zheng TH. 2009: Forms and profile distribution of soil Fe in the Sanjiang Plain of Northeast China as affected by land uses. Journal of Soils and Sediments, Published online (SCI).

Fukamachi, Y., K. Shirasawa, A. M. Polomoshnov, K. I. Ohshima, E. Kalinin, S. Nihashi, H. Melling, G. Mizuta, M. Wakatsuchia, 2009: Direct observations of sea-ice thickness and brine rejection off Sakhalin in the Sea of Okhotsk, Continental Shelf Research, 29, 1541-1548.

Fukamachi, Y., G. Mizuta, K. I. Ohshima, T. Toyota, N. Kimura, and M. Wakatsuchi, 2006: Sea-ice thickness in the southwestern Sea of Okhotsk revealed by a moored ice-profiling sonar, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C09018, doi: 10.1029/2005JC003327

Park H., A. Sakashita. 2010: Characteristics of Agricultural Development on Sanjiang Plain- Development on Paddy Fields of State Farm from a Macroscopic Perspective -. The Nokei Ronso 65(be at press)

Park H. et al.. 2009: Development and Mechanization of Paddy Fields Agriculture at Sanjiang Plain, China: Case study 1: X State Farm Production Group No. 17. The Nokei Ronso64:1-12

Park H. et al.. 2009: Labor Process and Farm Economy of Rice Production at Sanjiang Plain, China: Case study 2: X State Farm Production Group No. 17. The Nokei Ronso64:13-24

Park H., L. Liang, A. Sakashita 2009: Paddy Field Development and Rice Farming Management of State Farms on the Sanjiang Plain, China,Journal of Rural Economics Special Issue 2009, (be at press)

Tatebe H. and Yasuda, I., 2005: Numerical experiments on the seasonal variation of the Oyashio southward intrusion. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 35, 2309-2326.

Ueno H.and Yasuda, I., 2005: Temperature inversions in the North Pacific subarctic region. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 35, 2444-2456.

Haruyama Shigeko, 2009:The Environmental change of the river and the response of the Sonhouajan river basin ― the wetland, northeast China  IAS Asian Research Paper No.72 The Institute for Asian Studies,No.72.3-24pp.(J)

Haruyama S.,Yoshitaka Masuda 2007: Land use change of the Middle Reaches of the Amur River Basin. IAS Asian Research Paper, The Institute for Asian Studies, ,No.66,101-116pp.(J)

Hayakawa, M., K. Suzuki, H. Saito, K. Takahashi, and S. Ito 2008: Differences in cell viabilities of phytoplankton between spring and late summer in the northwest Pacific Ocean. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 360, 63-70.

Himiyama Y. 2005: Documenting Land Use Change in China Using Digital Video, GPS, and GIS Technologies, in E. Milanova, Y. Himiyama, and I. Bicik, eds., Understanding Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in Global and Regional Context, Enfield (NH), Science Publishers

Himiyama Y. 2005: Land Use and Cover Change,Editors : R. B. Singh,Jefferson Fox and Yukio Himiyama, Science Publishers, Inc. 「Land-Use Changes in Comparative Perspective」 Editors : Yukio Himiyama, Manik Hwang and Toshiaki Ichinos, Science Publishers, Inc.

Isada, T., A. Kuwata, H. Saito, T. Ono, M. Ishii, H. Yoshikawa-Inoue, and K. Suzuki , 2009:  Photosynthetic features and primary productivity of phytoplankton in the Oyashio and Kuroshio-Oyashio transition regions of the northwest Pacific. J. Plankton Res., 31, 1009-1025.
Itoh, S. 2008: Observations of current and turbulence within the Urup Strait. Kaiyo Monthly, Ex. 50, 77-84.

Jing, H., H. Liu, and K. Suzuki, 2009: Phylogenetic diversity of marine Synechococcus in the Sea of Okhotsk. Aquat. Microbial Ecol., 56, 55-63.

Tadokoro K., T. Ono, I. Yasuda, S. Osafune, A. Shiomoto and H. Sugisaki, 2009: Possible mechanisms of decadal scale variations in PO4 concentration in the Oyashio and Kuroshio-Oyashio Transition waters, western North Pacific. Geophysical research letters, 36, L08606

Kakizawa, H. 2007: Local attitude toward participatory management in the Russian Far East, Journal of Forest Economics, 52(1)

Kanamori, S., Yoshitomi Okura, Shiraiwa Takayuki and Yoshikawa Kenji, 2005: Snow pit studies and radio-echo soundings on Mt. McKinley 2004. Bulletin of Glaciological Research, 22: 89-97.

Kaneko, H., Yasuda, I., Ikeya, T., Nishioka, J. and Nakatsuka, T. , 2008: Intermediate-depth nutrient distribution around the Kuril Straits. Kaiyo Monthly, Ex. 50, 93-98.

Kar TK, Matsuda H, 2006: Controllability of a harvested prey-predator system with time delay. Journal of Biological Systems 14:1-12

Kar TK, Matsuda H, 2006: Modelling and analysis of marine reserve creation. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 1:17-31

Kataoka, T., Y. Hodoki, K. Suzuki, H. Saito, S. Higashi, 2009: Tempo-spatial patterns of bacterial community composition in the western North Pacific Ocean. J. Mar. Sys., 77, 197-207.

Liu, H., K. Suzuki, J. Nishioka, R. Sohrin and T. Nakatsuka, 2009:  Phytoplankton growth and microzooplankton grazing in the Sea of Okhotsk during late summer of 2006. Deep-Sea Research I, 56, 561-570.

Masujima M. and I. Yasuda, 2009: Distribution and modification of North Pacific Intermediate Water around the Subarctic frontal zone east of 150E. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,39, 1462-1474.

Masuda, Y., Haruyama, S., Kondoh, A. and Murooka, M. 2006: Changes in land-cover in the Amur River basin by NDVI analysis, Special Issue of Agricultural Planning Society, 25, 245-250.

Matsuda H, Abrams PA, 2006: Maximal yields from multi-species fisheries systems: rules for systems with multiple trophic levels. Ecol Appl 16:225-237

Morita K, Morita SH, Fukuwaka M, Saito T, Matsuda H, 2005: Rule of age and size at maturity of chum salmon: implications of recent trends among Oncorhynchus spp. Can J Fish Aq Sci 62: 2752-2759.

Murooka, M., Haruyama, S., Masuda, Y., Yamagata K., Kondoh, A, 2007: Land Cover Change Detected by Satellite Data in the Agricultural Development Area of the Sanjiang Plain, China, Journal of Rural Planning, Vol.26, 197-202.

Nagao S., Aramaki T., Seki O., Uchida N., Shibata Y., 2009: Carbon isotopes and lignin composition of POC in a small river Bekanbeushi Moor, northern Japan. Nuclear Instrument and Physical Method Research B (in press)

Nagao, S., Ito, S., Terashima, M., Yoh, M., Yan, B., Zhang, B. Onishi, T., 2007: Fluorescent properties of dissolved humic substances in the Sanjiang Plain river waters, Journal of Water and Environment, 30, 11, 629-635

Nakagawa, Y., Shibata, H., Satoh, F., and Sasa, K., 2008: Riparian control on NO3-, DOC and dissolved Fe concentrations in mountainous streams, northern Japan. Limnology, 9: 195-206

Nakanowatari T., K. I. Ohshima, M. Wakatsuchi, 2007: Warming and oxygen decrease of intermediate water in the northwestern North Pacific, originating from the Sea of Okhotsk, 1955-2004. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L04602, doi:10.1029/2006GL028243.

Nakatsuka, T., Nishioka, J. and Shiraiwa, T., 2008: Linkage between inland and open ocean ecosystems by material transport through river, shelf and intermediate water layer-Background of 2006/2007 research expedition in the Sea of Okhotsk-. Monthly “Kaiyo”, Special, 50, 68-76.

Nihashi, S., K. I. Ohshima, T. Tamura, Y. Fukamachi, and S. Saitoh, 2009: Thickness and production of sea ice in the Okhotsk Sea coastal polynyas from AMSR-E. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C10025,  doi:10.1029/2008JC005222

Nishioka, J., Nakatsuka, T., Ono, K. and others, 2008: Biogeochemical importance of mixing process in Kuril straits –Impacts on iron/nutrient ratios in Western Subarctic Pacific-, Monthly “Kaiyo”, Special, 50, 107-114.

Nishioka, J., Ono, T., Saito, H., et al., Nakatsuka, T., Takeda, S., Yoshimura, T., Suzuki, K., Kuma, K., Nakabayashi, S., Tsumune, D., Mitsudera, H., Johnson, W. K., and Tsuda, A., 2007: Iron input into the western subarctic Pacific, importance of iron export from the Sea of Okhotsk, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C10012, doi:10.1029/2006JC004055

Ogi, M., and Y. Tachibana, 2006: Influence of the annual Arctic Oscillation on the negativecorrelation between OkhotskSea ice and Amur River discharge, Geophys. Res. Lett.,33, L08709, doi:10.1029/ 2006GL025838.

Ogi, M.,K. Yamazaki, and Y. Tachibana, 2005: The summer northernannular mode and abnormal summer weather in 2003, Geophys.Res. Lett., 32, L04706, doi:10.1029/2004GL021528.

Ogino S. Y., M. I. Nodzu, Y. Tachibana, J. Matsumoto, M. D. Yamanaka and A. Watanabe, 2009: Temperature inversions over the inland Indochina revealed by GAME-T enhanced rawinsonde observations, SOLA

Ohshima, Kay. I., and Simizu, D., 2008:  Particle tracking experiments on a model of the Okhotsk Sea: toward oil spill simulation. Journal of Oceanography, 64, 103-114.

Ohshima, Kay I., Nakanowatari, T. and Wakatsuchi, M., 2008: Weakening of overturning in the Sea of Okhotsk and the northern North Pacific by global warming. Monthly “Chikyu”, 30 (3),  127-133.

Ohshima, Kay. I., J. Ono and D. Simizu, 2008: Particle tracking experiments for drifting materials on a model of the Sea of Okhotsk. Res. Note of Coastal Oceanogr., 45, 115-124.

Ohshima, Kay I., M. Wakatsuchi, and S. Saitoh, 2005: Velocity field of the Oyashio region observed with the satellite-tracked surface drifters during 1999-2000. Journal of Oceanography, 61, 845-855.

Ohshima, Kay I., S. Riser, and M. Wakatsuchi, 2005: Mixed layer evolution in the Sea of Okhotsk observed with profiling floats and its relation to sea ice formation. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L06607, doi:10.1029/2004GL021823.

Okunishi, T., M. Kishi, Y. Ono and T. Yamashita, 2007, A lower trophic ecosystem model including iron effects in the Sea of Okhotsk, Cont. Self Res. in press.

Onishi, T., Shibata, H., Yoh, M. And Nagao, S., 2008: Mechanism for the production of dissolved iron in the Amur River basin ? a modeling study of the Naoli River of the Sanjiang Plain, M. Taniguchi, Y. Fukushima, W.C. Burnett, M. Haigh & Y. Umezawa (eds.) From Headwaters to the Ocean: Hydrological Change and Watershed Management, Taylor & Francis, 355-360

Ono, J., Ohshima, Kay I. , G. Mizuta, Y. Fukamachi, and M. Wakatsuchi, 2006: Amplification of diurnal tides over Kashevarov Bank in the Sea of Okhotskand its impact on water mixing and sea ice. DeepSea Research, 53, 409-424.

Ono, K., Ohshima, Kay I, T. Kono, M. Itoh, K. Katsumata, Y. N. Volkov, and M. Wakatsuchi, 2007: Water mass exchange and diapycnal mixing at Bussol' Strait revealed by water mass properties. Journal of Oceanography, 63, 281-291.

Osafune, S. and Yasuda, I., 2008: Water mass variations in the subarctic North Pacific in relation to the 18.6-year period nodal tidal cycle. Monthly "Kaiyo", Ex. 50, 41-49.
Osafune, S. and Yasuda, I., 2006: Bidecadal variability in the intermediate waters of the northwestern subarctic Pacific and the Okhotsk Sea in relation to 18.6-year perioid nodal tidal cycle. J. Geophys. Res., 111, C05007, doi:10.1029/2005JC003277.

Saito, H., T. Ota, K. Suzuki, J. Nishioka and A. Tsuda, 2006, Role of heterotrophic dinoflagellate Gyrodinium sp. in the fate of an iron-enrichment induced diatom bloom. Geophysical. Res. Let. 33: L09602, 10.1029/2005GL025366

Saitoh, Y., K. Kuma, Y. Isoda, H. Kuroda, H. Matsuura, T. Wagawa, H. Takata, N. Kobayashi, S. Nagao and T. Nakatsuka, 2008: Processes influencing iron distributions in the coastal waters of the Tsugaru Strait, Japan. Journal of Oceanography, 64, 815-830.

Seki, O., T. Nakatsuka, H. Shibata and K. Kawamura, 2010: Compound-specific n-alkane δ13C and δD approach for assessing source and delivery processes of terrestrial organic matter within a forested watershed in northern Japan, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 599-613.

Seki O, T. Nakatsuka, K. Kawamura,S. Saitoh, M. Wakatsuchi, 2007,Time-series sediment trap record of alkenones from the western Sea of Okhotsk. Marine Chemistry, 104:253-265.

Shiraiwa Takayuki, 2005: The Amur-Okhotsk Project, The Japan Journal, 2 (2): 30.

Simizu, D. and K. I. Ohshima, 2006: A model simulation on the circulation in the Sea of Okhotsk and the East Sakhalin Current, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C05016, doi:10.1029/2005JC002980

Tachibana, Y., Oshima, K. and Ogi, M., 2008: Seasonal and interannual variations of Amur River discharge and their relationships to large-scale atmospheric patterns and moisture fluxes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D16102.

Tachibana, Y., T. Nakamura, H. Komiya and M. Takahashi, 2009: Tazou,Abrupt evolution of the summer Northern Hemisphere annular mode and its association with blocking, Journal of Geophysical Research

Tatebe H. and Yasuda I. 2005: Interdecadal variations of the coastal Oyashio from the 1970s to the early 1990s. Geophysical Reserach Letters, 32, L10613,doi:10.1029/2005GL022605,2005

Udagawa, Y., Y. Tachibana, and K. Yamazaki, Modulation in interannual sea-ice patterns in the Southern Ocean in association with large-scale atmospheric mode shift, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D21103, 2009.

Watanabe, Y. W., J. Nishioka, M. Shigemitsu, A. Mimura and T. Nakatsuka, 2009: Increases of alkalinity and pH in the Okhotsk Sea during the 1990s and 2000s, Geophysical Research Letter, 36, 15, doi:10.1029/2009GL038520.

Yagi, M. and Yasuda, I, 2008: Turbulence observation in Kuril Straits.  Kaiyo Monthly, Ex. 50, 85-92.

Yasuda, I., 2009: The 18.6-year period moon-tidal cycle in Pacific Decadal Oscillation reconstructed from tree-rings in western North America, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L05605, doi:10.1029/2008GL036880.

Yasuda, I., 2008: Review of the symposium , Tidal midxing and physical, chemical and biological processes in the Okhotsk Sea and the Bering Sea,. Monthly "Kaiyo", Ex. 50, 5-15.

Yasuda I. , S. Osafune and H. Tatebe, 2006: Possible explanation linking 18.6-year period nodal tidal cycle with bi-decadal variations of ocean and climate in the North Pacific. Geophys. Res. Letters, 33, L08606, doi:10.1029/2005GL025237.

Yasunari, T., T. Shiraiwa, S. Kanamori, Y. Fujii, M. Igarashi, K. Yamazaki, C.S. Benson and T. Hondoh, 2007, Intra-annual variations in atmospheric dust and tritium in the North Pacific region detected from an ice core from Mount Wrangell, Alaska, Jour. Geophys. Res., 112, D10208,doi:10.1029/2006JD008121.

Okhotsk Amur Booklet
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International Symposium on “Environmental Conservation of the Sea of Okhotsk:
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A.M. Mordovin, V.P.Shesterkin, A.L.Antonov (2006)THE BUREYA RIVER, HYDROLOGY, HYDROCHEMISTRY, FISH FAUNA, /Russian Academy of Sciences, Far Eastern Branch, Institute of Water and Ecology Problems, ed. by V.P.Shesterkin,Khabarovsk,FEB RAS, 2006.149p

A.N.Makhinov (2006) PRESENT RELIEF FORMATION IN THE CONDITIONS OF ALLUVIAL ACCUMULATION /Russian Academy of Sciences, Far Eastern Branch,?Institute of Water and Ecology Problems, Vladivostok, Dalnauka, 2006.232p.

Geographical studies in the Far East. Results and prospects. 2001-2005. by 35th anniversary of the Pacific Institute of Geography FEB RAS. Vladiostok, Dalnauka, 2006. 200p

Alekseev, A.V., Khrapchenkov, F.F., Baklanov, P.J., Blinov, Y.G., Kachur, A.N., Medvedeva, I..A., Minakir, P.A. and G.D. Titova (2006)

Global International Waters Assessment, OYASHIO CURRNT, GIWA Regional assessment 31 United Nations Environment Programme 2006

Alekseev, A.V., Baklanov, P.J., Arzamastsev, I.S., Blinov, Yu. G., Fedorovskii, A.S., Kachur, A.N., Khrapchenkov, F.F., Medvedeva, I.A., Minakir, P.A., Titova, G.D., Vlasov, A.V., Voronov, B.A. and H. Ishitobi (2006)Global International Waters Assessment, SEA OF OKHOTSK, GIWA Regional assessment 30 United Nations Environment Programme 2006
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Editor Academician RAS, professor P.Ya. Baklanov
Reviewers Yu.B. Zonov, Dr. V.V. Yermoshin
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