EDUCATIONPh.D: Tokyo University of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, 2000
Dissertation: gZooplankton community structure in the eastern Indian Ocean sector, Antarctica"
M. Sc.: Tokyo University of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, 1997
Dissertation: gZooplankton community structure change off Wilkes Land, Antarctica,
with special reference to ecological importance of salpsh
B.A.: College of the Atlantic (ME, U.S.A), 1994
Major: Human Ecology with concentration on Marine Biology
Biological oceanography Climate variation and marine ecosystem responses in the North Pacific using historically collected observational data set, with the particular interests on the lower trophic level environments and plankton community structure Zooplankton ecology in the Arctic and Antarctic oceans
Reponses of the Lower trophic level ecosystem to the spatio-temporal environmental variations in the Arctic Ocean. Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research, JSPS, FY2003-2005 Studies on long term variation of ocean ecosysten/climate interactions based on the Odate collection,Global Environmental Research Fund, Japanese Ministry of the Environment, FY2003-2005 Effects of global warming on the Antarctic Ocean ecosystem: special interests on ecological roles of salps,
Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant from the Japan Science Society, FY1998-1999
Growth and the optimal feeding conditions of Salpa thompsoni, Australian National Antarctic Research (ANARE) Project FY 1998
Member of SCOR WG125 gGlobal Comparison of Zooplankton Time Seriesh, FY2005- Member of the CFAME (Climate Forcing and Marine Ecosystem Response) Task Team, PICES/CCCC, FY2005- Member of the Japan GLOBEC subcommittee, FY2004- Editorial Board Member of Journal of Plankton Research, FY2004- Member of the International GLOBEC Focus2 Working Group, FY2003-
Chiba S, Tadokoro K, Sugisaki H, Toshiro S (submitted) Effects of the North Pacific decadal oscillation on plankton phenology in the western subarctic North Pacific based on 50 years of zooplankton data, the Odate Collection. Global Change Biol.
Chiba S., Hirota Y, Hasegawa S, Saino T (2005) North-south contrast in decadal scale variations in lower trophic level ecosystems in the Japan Sea. Fish Oceanogr. 14F401-412.
Tadokoro K, Chiba S, Ono T, Midorikawa T, Saino T (2005) Interannual variations of Neocalanus copepods biomass in the Oyashio water, western subarctic North Pacific. Fish Oceanogr. 14: 210-222.
Tsuda A, Kiyosawa H., Mochizuki M, Shiga N, Saito H, Chiba S, Kuwata A, Imai K, Nishioa J, Ono T, Jundholm N (2005) Responses of diatoms to iron-enrichment in the western subarctic Pacific, and comparison of species composition with those of surrounding area. Prog Oceanogr. 64: 189-205.
Chiba S, Ono T, Tadokoro K, Midorikawa T, Saino T (2004) Increased stratification and decreased lower tropic level productivity in the western subarctic North Pacific - a 30 years retrospective study -. J Oceanogr Special Issue on JGOFS North Pacific Synthesis. 60:149-162.
Miller A, Chai F, Chiba S, Moisan JR, Neilson DJ (2004) Decadal-scale climate and ecosystem interactions of the North Pacific Ocean. J Oceanogr Special Issue on JGOFS North Pacific Synthesis. 60: 163-188.
Perry RI, Batchelder HP, Durbin E, Greve W, Mackas, DL, Chiba S, Verheye H (2004) Identifying global synchronies in marine zooplankton populations: issues and opportunities. ICES J Mar Sci. 61: 445-456.
Yamada K, Ishizaka J, Yoo S, Kim H, Chiba S (2004) Seasonal and interannual variability of sea surface chlorophyll a concentration in the Japan (East) Sea. Prog Oceanogr. 61: 193-211.
Chiba S, Saino T (2003) Variation in mesozooplankton community structure in the Japan/East Sea (1991-1999) with possible influence of the ENSO scale climatic variability. Progress in Oceanography. 57: 317-339.
Chiba S, Saino T (2002) Interdecadal change in upper water environment altered spring diatom community structure in the Japan Sea: an early summer hypothesis. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 231:23-35.
Chiba S, Ishimaru T, Hosie GW, Fukuchi M (2002) Spatio-temporal variability in life cycle strategy of four pelagic Antarctic copepods: Rhincalanus gigas, Calanoides acutus, Calanus propinquus and Metridia gerlachei. Polar Bioscience 15: 27-44.
Chiba S, Hirawake T, Ushio S, Horimoto N, Satoh R, Nakajuma Y, Ishimaru T, Yamaguchi Y (2000) An overview of the biological/oceanographic survey by the RTV Umitaka-Maru III off Adelie Land, Antarctica in January-February 1996. Deep-Sea Res II 47: 2589-2613.
Chiba S, Ishimaru T, Hosie GW, Wright SW (1999) Population structure change of Salpa thompsoni from austral mid-summer to autumn. Polar Biol 22: 341-349.
Chiba S, Horimoto N, Satoh R, Yamaguchi Y, Ishimaru T (1998) Macrozooplankton distribution around the Antarctic Divergence off Wilkes Land in 1996 austral summer: with reference to high abundance of Salpa thompsoni. Proc NIPR Symp Polar Biol 11: 33-50.
Chiba S (2005) The Odate Project Report: Phenological change in the Oyashio copepod communities for 1960-2002. GLOBEC News Letter. 11: 11-12.
Chiba S, Aita MN, Tadokoro K (2005) Recommendation toward better modeling vol. 2: Retrospective study and prediction of global marine ecosystem change - tackling biological complexity -. Kaiyo Monthly. 37: 618-623. (in Japanese).
Saito S, Chiba S, Nakata K, Yatsu A (2004) Did a regime shift occur in 1998 around Japan? Highlights from a symposium addressing this question. PICES Press. 12: 21-24.
Chiba S (2003) Breakthrough of plankton study for global change. Bull Plankton Soc Japan. 50: 36-40 (in Japanese with English abstract).
Chiba S, Saiino T (2003) Response of lower trophic level ecosystem to climate change in the Japan Sea. Kaiyo Monthly. 393:155-161 (in Japanese).
Tadokoro T, Chiba S, Saino T (2003) Interannual variation of Neocalanus copepods biomass in the Oyashio Water. Kaiyo Monthly 35: 19-24 (in Japanese).
Chiba S (2002) The Plankton Center for Global Change. Ship & Ocean Newsletter 48: 4-5.
Chiba S (2001) Japan Sea time-series: Qualitative study on lower trophic level ecosystem may reveal the process on climate-ecosystem interaction. PICES Scientific Report, 18: 93-96.
Chiba S (2001) Let the plankton community tell their story: environment- ecosystem interaction. Kaiyo Monthly, Spec Issue 27: 12-18 (in Japanese).
Tanimura A, Hosie GW, Chiba S (1999) Zooplankton as an index of environmental change. Kaiyo Monthly 31: 795-803 (in Japanese).