Shuhei MASUDA

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Shuhei MASUDA

Global Ocean Observation Research Center
Director (Senior Research Scientist)

Research Interests

  • Climate Change
  • Physical Oceanography

Address

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
Research Institute for Global Change (RIGC)
2-15 Natsushima, Yokosuka, 237-0061, Japan

Curriculum Vitae

2001/11 Ph.D., Science, Kyoto University
2000/8~2003/6 Research Scientist , Frontier Research System for Global Change
2003/7~2009/3 Research Scientist, Frontier Research Center for Global Change
2009/4~2014/3 Team Leader (Senior Research Scientist), Research Institute for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
2014/4~2019/3 Group Leader (Senior Research Scientist), Research and Development Center for Global Change, JAMSTEC
2019/4~ Director (Senior Research Scientist), Research Institute for Global Change, JAMSTEC

Major Publications (Peer-reviewed)

  • 13. Masuda, S., S. Osafune, and T. Hemmi (2018), Deep-float salinity data synthesis for deep ocean state estimation: Method and impact, Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 5, 1, 1-8, doi:10.1186/s40645-018-0247-9.
  • 12. Masuda, S., J. P. Matthews, Y. Ishikawa, T. Mochizuki, Y. Tanaka, and T. Awaji (2015), A new Approach to El Niño Prediction beyond the Spring Season, Scientific Reports, 5, 1-9, doi:10.1038/srep16782.
  • 11. Masuda, S. (2014), An Observing System Simulation Experiment for the Western North Pacific Region, The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 314134, 6 pages, doi:10.1155/2014/314134.
  • 10. Masuda, S., N. Sugiura, S. Osafune, and T. Doi (2014), Improvement of Ocean State Estimation by Assimilating Mapped Argo Drift Data, The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 975618, 6 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/975618.
  • 9. Masuda, S., S. Hosoda (2014), Effective Design of Profiling Float Network for Oceanic Heat-content Monitoring, The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 340518, 6 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/340518.
  • 8. Sciller, A., L. Tong, S. Masuda (2013), Methods and Applications of Ocean Synthesis in Climate Research, Ocean Circulation & Climate -A 21st century perspective, International Geophysics, 103, 581-601, ed. Gerold Siedler, Stephen M. Griffies, John Gould, John A. Church, Elsevier, Academic Press, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-391851-2.00022-2
  • 7. Masuda, S., T. Awaji, N. Sugiura, J. P.Matthews, T. Toyoda, Y.Kawai, T. Doi, S. Kouketsu, H. Igarashi, K. Katsumata, H. Uchida, T. Kawano, M. Fukasawa (2010), Simulated Rapid Warming of Abyssal North Pacific Waters, Science, 329, 319-322, DOI, 10.1126/science.1188703.
  • 6. Masuda, S., T. Awaji, T. Toyoda, Y. Shikama, and Y. Ishikawa (2009), Temporal evolution of the equatorial thermocline associated with the 1991–2006 ENSO, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C03015, doi:10.1029/2008JC004953.
  • 5. Masuda, S., T. Awaji, N. Sugiura, T. Toyoda, Y. Ishikawa, and K. Horiuchi (2006), Interannual Variability of Temperature Inversions in the Subarctic North Pacific, Geophy. Res. Lett., 33, L24610, doi:10.1029/2006GL027865.
  • 4. Masuda, S., T. Awaji, N. Sugiura, Y. Ishikawa, K. Baba, K. Horiuchi, and N. Komori (2003), Improved estimates of the dynamical state of the North Pacific Ocean from a 4 dimensional variational data assimilation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 16, 1868, doi:10.1029/2003GL017604.
  • 3. Masuda, S. (2002), Role of the ocean in the decadal climate change in the North Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 107, C12, 3224.
  • 2. Masuda, S. and K. Akitomo (2000), Effects of stratification and bottom topography on the Kuroshio path variation south of Japan. Part 2: Path transitions in a multiple equilibrium regime, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30, 1431-1449.
  • 1. Masuda, S., K. Akitomo and T. Awaji (1999), Effects of stratification and bottom topography on the Kuroshio path variation south of Japan. Part 1: Dependence of the path selection on velocity. J. Phys.Oceanogr., 29, 2419-2431.