updated  October 2015

Hidenori Aiki

Associate Professor (from January 2016)

Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research
in Nagoya University

Senior Research Scientist (until December 2015)
aiki@jamstec.go.jp, 045-778-5524

Peer-reviewed Papers

Lecture Note
  • Aiki, H., 2013: Development of Lagrangian mean theories for baroclinic eddies and wind waves in the ocean, Lecture Note for the 2013 Summer Seminar in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, 119 pp. (in Japanese)


  1. Three-dimensional view for surface gravity waves

     2. Lagrangian coordinates associated with surface gravity waves

     3.   Tidal internal waves in Lombok Strait, Indonesia (dx=140m)

     4.   Typhoon Choiwan 2009 crossing Ogasawara islands (dx=1km)
     5.   Typhoon Hai-Tang 2005 crossing Taiwan (dx=4km)

          Sea Surface Temperature, Sub Surface Temperature for 5 days from 2005Jul15 0:00 UTC
          Current speed at sea surface, 50 m depth, 100 m depth, 200 m depth

     5.  Red Sea outflow (dx=1km-100km)
          Patches of outflow water in the gulf of Aden are characterized by anticyclonic relative vorticity


Research Interests

  • air-sea boundary layer
  • coupled numerical simulation
  • physical oceanography
  • geophysical fluid dynamics

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, ISEE in Nagoya Univ., January 2016 -
  • Senior Research Scientist, Application Laboratory in  JAMSTEC, April 2010 -- December 2015
  • Research Scientist, RIGC in JAMSTEC, April 2005 - March 2010
  • Visiting Research Scholar, IPRC in Univ. of Hawaii, USA, February 2007 - January 2009
  • Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, JSPS, February 2007 - January 2009
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, FRCGC in JAMSTEC, April 2003 - March 2005
  • Research Assistant, FRCGC in NASDA, April 2001 - March 2003
  • Research Scholar, JSPS, April 1998 - March 2001

     JAMSTEC: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
     NASDA: National Space Development Agency
     JSPS: Japan Society for Promotion of Science
     ISEE: Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (Nagoya Univ.)
     IPRC: International Pacific Research Center (University of Hawaii)
     RIGC: Research Institute for Global Change (JAMSTEC)
     FRCGC: Frontier Research Center for Global Change (JAMSTEC/NASDA)

Awards and Honors

Public funding for visiting our institute

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