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Last Updated:04/21/07

Family name: YAMAMURO
Given name: Masumi

Place of birth: Nagoya, Japan
Nationality: Japan
Present address:
Professor
Department of Natural Environmental Studies
Institute of Environmental Studies
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
The University of Tokyo
5-1-5, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba, 277-8562
Tel & Fax: 81-4-7136-4770

E-mail: yamamuro@k.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Education:
1984-1986

Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo Awarded the degree of MSc in geography for a thesis entitled "Distributions of Polychaeta, Gastropoda and Bivalvia and environmental conditions as determinants in brackish coastal lagoons in Japan".
Work supervised by Professor Yutaka SAKAGUCHI.

1986-1991

Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo
Awarded the degree of DSc in geography for a thesis entitled “Role of filter-feeding bivalve on nitrogen cycling in eutrophic brackish water”
Work supervised by Professor Isao KOIKE, Ocean Research Institute, and Professor Nobuyuki YONEKURA, Department of Geography.

Research interests:

Limnology, Biogeochemical Cycling in Aquatic Ecosystems

Personal interests:

Intracranial Hypotension, Traffic Accident, Earth History

Professional experience:
1991-2001

Senior researcher at Marine Geology Department
Geological Survey of Japan

2001- 2004

Senior Researcher at Institute for Marine Resources and Environment, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST (comprised of formerly independent agencies and organizations).

2004-2007

Senior researcher at Institute of Geology and Geoinformation, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

Other experience:
1979-1981

Volunteer staff of American Field Service (Japan Branch)

1985-1987

Programming advisor at the Computer Center, University of Tokyo

1999-2001

Managing Editor of Limnology
http://link.springer.de/link/service/journals/10201/index.htm

Membership of academic societies:

The Japanese Society of Limnology
The Oceanographic Society of Japan
The Japanese Association of Organic Geochemists

Awards:

2000 Biwako Prize for Ecology
http://www.ilec.or.jp/prize/e-index.htmlj

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