Research and professional experience:
JSPS Fellowship (DC1), Shizuoka University, 1997 - 2000.
JSPS Fellowship (PD), Chiba University, 2001 - 2003.
Research Scientist, IFREE4, JAMSTEC, 2003- Research interests:
*Biogenic Carbonate Chemistry
Selected publications: Toyofuku, T., Kitazato, H., Kawahata, H., Tsuchiya, M., and Nohara, M., Evaluation of Mg/Ca thermometry in foraminifera: Comparison of experimental results and measurements in nature. Paleoceanography, 15, 456-464, 2000.
Gooday, A. J., Kitazato, H., Hori, S., and Toyofuku, T., Monothalamous soft-shelled foraminifera at an abyssal site in the North Pacific: a preliminary report, Journal of Oceanography, 57, 377-384, 2001.
Kondo, H., Toyofuku, T., and Ikeya, N., Mg/Ca ratio in the shells of cultured and natural population of marine Ostracode Xestoleberis hanaii (Crustacea). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, accepted.