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Yoshihiro Nakayama

Education
  • PhD, Natural Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany (2015)
  • MSc, Environmental Science, Hokkaido University, Japan (2011)
  • BE, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan (2009)

Research Interests
  • Ocean circulation and dynamics in high latitudes
  • Ice-Ocean Interactions

Professional Experience
  • NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA-JPL/Caltech (2016 onwards)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Earth System Science, University of California Irvine (2015-2016)

Selected Awards
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship (2015)

Selected Publications
  1. Nakayama Y., Timmermann R., Rodehacke C., Schörder M., Hellmer H. H., 2014, Modeling the spreading of glacial melt water from the Amundsen and Bellingshausen Seas (Geophysical Research Letters, 41).
  2. Nakayama Y., Timmermann R., Schörder M., Hellmer H. H., 2014, On the difficulty of modeling Circumpolar Deep Water intrusions onto the Amundsen Sea continental shelf (Ocean Modeling, 84, 26-34).
  3. Nakayama Y., Ohshima K. I., Matsumura Y., Hasumi H., Fukamachi Y., 2014, A Numerical Investigation of Formation and Variability of Antarctic Bottom Water formation off Cape Darnley, East Antarctica (Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 2921-2937).
  4. Nakayama Y., Schörder M., Hellmer H. H., 2013, From Circumpolar Deep Water to the Glacial Melt Water Plume on the Eastern Amundsen Shelf (Deep Sea Research Part l, 77, 50-62).
  5. Nakayama Y., Ohshima K. I., Fukamachi Y., 2012, Enhancement of sea ice drift due to the dynamical interaction between sea ice and a coastal ocean (Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 179-192).

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