JAMSTEC Researchers Database

Last update :2018/03/23

  • Satoshi Kimura
Institute of Arctic Climate and Environment Research (IACE) Arctic Ocean and Climate System Research Unit


Physical oceanography
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1. Smyth, W.D. and S. Kimura, 2007: "Instability and diapycnal momentum transport in a double-diffusive, stratified shear layer", Journal of Physical Oceanography, 37 (6), 1551-1565.

2. Kimura, S. and W.D. Smyth, 2007: "Direct numerical simulation of salt sheets and turbulence in a double-diffusive shear layer", Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L21610.

3. Kimura, S., W.D. Smyth and E. Kunze 2011: “Turbulence in sheared, salt-fingering environment: Anisotropy and effective diffusivities”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 1144-1159.

4. Smyth, W.D. and S. Kimura, 2011: "Mixing in a moderately sheared, salt fingering layer", Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 1364-1384.

5. Kimura, S. and W.D. Smyth, 2011: “Secondary instability of salt sheets”, Journal of Marine Research, Vol 69, Number 1, pp 57-77.

6. Kimura, S., A.S. Candy, P.R. Holland, M. Piggott and A. Jenkins, 2013: ``Adaptation of an unstructured-mesh, finite-element ocean model to the simulation of ocean circulation beneath ice shelves'', Ocean Modelling, 67, 39-51.

7. Jordan J.R., P.R. Holland, A. Jenkins, M. Piggott and S. Kimura, 2014: ``Modelling ice-ocean interaction in ice shelf crevasses", Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 119, 995-1008.

8. Kimura, S., P.R. Holland, M. Piggott and A. Jenkins, 2014: ``The effect of meltwater plumes on the melting of a vertical glacier face'', Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 3099-3117.

9. Kimura, S., K.W. Nicholls and E.J. Venables , 2015: “Estimation of ice shelf melt rate in the presence of a thermohaline staircase”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 133-148.

10. Jordan J.R., S. Kimura, P.R. Holland, A. Jenkins and M. Piggott, 2015: “On the conditional frazil ice instability in seawater", Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 1121-1138.

11. Kimura, S., P. Dutrieux, A. Jenkins, A. Forryan, A. Naveira Garabato and Y. Firing, 2016: “Ocean mixing beneath Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, West Antarctica”, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC012149.

12. Naveira Garabato, A. C., A. Forryan, P. Dutrieux, L. Brannigan, L.C. Biddle, K.J. Heywood, A. Jenkins, Y.L. Firing and S. Kimura, 2016: “Vigorous lateral export of the meltwater outflow from a thinning Antarctic ice shelf, Nature, 542(7640), 219-222.

Research Achievement

Peer reviewed publications (Belonging to JAMSTEC)

  • Satoshi Kimura, Adrian Jenkins, Heather Regan, Paul R. Holland, Karen M. Assmann, Daniel B. Whitt, Melchoir Van Wessem, Willem Jan van de Berg, Carleen H. Reijmer, Pierre Dutrieux. Oceanographic Controls on the Variability of Ice-Shelf Basal Melting and Circulation of Glacial Meltwater in the Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH - Oceans, 2017, 122, 12, p. 10131-10155, doi: 10.1002/2017JC012926
  • Noel Gourmelen, Dan N. Goldberg, Kate Snow, Sian F. Henley Robert G. Bingham, Satoshi Kimura, Anna E. Hogg, Andrew Shepherd, Jeremie Mouginot, Jan T. M. Lenaerts, Stefan R. M. Ligtenberg, Willem Jan van de Berg. Channelized Melting Drives Thinning Under a Rapidly Melting Antarctic Ice Shelf. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 2017, 44, 19, p. 9796-9804, doi: 10.1002/2017GL074929