Last Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2009
Yoshiki SAITO, Sedimentologist (DSc)
Prime Senior Researcher &
Leader of Coastal Sedimentology Research Group
Institute of Geology and Geoinformation (IGG), Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ), AIST.
Central 7, Higashi 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8567, Japan
Phone: +81-29-861-3895, or 861-3772
Fax: +81-29-861-3747
E-mail:
yoshiki.saito@aist.go.jp
Principle Research Interests
Shallow marine sedimentology: modern sedimentary processes, sequence stratigraphy, strata formation, and human impacts

Current projects
Deltas in Southeast and East Asia: strata formation, sequence stratigraphy, morphodynamics and modern sedimentary processes of deltas and incised-valley fills, with close links to sea-level changes, climate changes and human impacts.

Leader of the Asian Delta Project (IGG/AIST)
Co-Leader of IGCP-475 "Deltas in the Monsoon Asia-Pacific region: DeltaMAP" (2003-2008)

Leader of CCOP "Integrated Geological Assessment of Deltas in the SE and E Asian region: DelSEA-II" Project (2008-2012)
Leader/Chief Coordinator of JSPS AA Science Platform Program "Mega-Delta Watching in Asia: Networking and Capacity Building (2008-2011)"


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