YONEDA Minoru

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Name
YONEDA Minoru
Alternative names
myoneda713
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
The University Museum
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Master of science, Doctor of Science(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number
30280712

Research Areas

 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2012
 - 
Today
Professor, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2006
 - 
Mar 2012
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2002
 - 
Mar 2006
Senior Researcher, Devision for Environmetal Chemistory, National Insititute for Environmental Studies
 
Feb 2003
 - 
Feb 2005
Research Associate, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford
 
Apr 1995
 - 
Mar 2002
Researcher, Devision for Environmetal Chemistory, National Insititute for Environmental Studies
 

Education

 
Apr 1992
 - 
Mar 1995
Department of Anthropology, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
 
Mar 1988
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Apr 1992
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo
 

Awards & Honors

 
1997
The Thesis Prize of Japan Assoc. for Quatetnary Res
 
2006
Anthropological Science Achivement Award for Young Investigators
 

Published Papers

 
Umezaki M, Naito YI, Tsutaya T, Baba J, Tadokoro K, Odani S, Morita A, Natsuhara K, Phuanukoonnon S, Vengiau G, Siba PM, Yoneda M
American journal of physical anthropology      Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Tsutaya T, Ishida H, Yoneda M
American journal of physical anthropology   157(4) 544-555   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Naito YI, Morita A, Natsuhara K, Tadokoro K, Baba J, Odani S, Tomitsuka E, Igai K, Tsutaya T, Yoneda M, Greenhill AR, Horwood PF, Soli KW, Phuanukoonnon S, Siba PM, Umezaki M
American journal of physical anthropology      Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Tsutaya T, Shimomi A, Nagaoka T, Sawada J, Hirata K, Yoneda M
American journal of physical anthropology   156(2) 241-251   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Tsutaya T, Yoneda M
American journal of physical anthropology   156 Suppl 59 2-21   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
KUSAKA SOICHIRO, SASO AIKO, YONEDA MINORU
Anthropol Sci Jpn Ser   123(1) 31-40 (J-STAGE)   2015
Tsutaya T, Nagaoka T, Sawada J, Hirata K, Yoneda M
American journal of physical anthropology   153(4) 559-569   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Takezawa Y, Kato K, Oota H, Caulfield T, Fujimoto A, Honda S, Kamatani N, Kawamura S, Kawashima K, Kimura R, Matsumae H, Saito A, Savage PE, Seguchi N, Shimizu K, Terao S, Yamaguchi-Kabata Y, Yasukouchi A, Yoneda M, Tokunaga K
BMC medical ethics   15 33   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
ADACHI NOBORU, UMETSU KAZUO, YONEDA MINORU, SUZUKI TOSHIHIKO, NARA TAKASHI
Anthropol Sci Jpn Ser   122(2) 157-166 (J-STAGE)   2014
SHIMANO TAKETO, AMANO KEISUKE, YASUDA ATSUSHI, KANEKO TAKAYUKI, YONEDA MINORU, FUJII TOSHITSUGU
火山   58(3) 427-441   Sep 2013
UNO HIKARU, YONEDA MINORU, TARU HAJIME, KONO NAOKI
化石   (94) 33-43   Sep 2013
YONEDA MINORU
化学と教育   61(7) 358-361   Jul 2013
YONEDA MINORU
化学と教育   61(7) 354-357   Jul 2013
OTANI SUSUMU, SAKUMA AYAKA, SAITO HISAKO, IWASE HIROTARO, GAKUHARI TAKASHI, YONEDA MINORU
日本歯科医学会誌   32 34-38   Mar 2013
YOSHINAGA JUN, HISADA AYA, YONEDA MINORU, ISHIDA HAJIME
日本衛生学雑誌   68(1) 53-57 (J-STAGE)   2013
NAGAOKA TOMOHITO, ABE MIKIKO, TSUTAYA TAKUMI, KAWAKUBO YOSHINORI, SAKAUE KAZUHIRO, MORITA WATARU, YONEDA MINORU, TAKUMA HITOMI, YAHIRO RYOSUKE, HIRATA KAZUAKI, INAHARA AKIYOSHI
Anthropol Sci Jpn Ser   121(1) 31-48 (J-STAGE)   2013
NAITO YUICHI, YONEDA MINORU
ぶんせき   (2) 73-80   Feb 2012
Sato T, Kazuta H, Amano T, Ono H, Ishida H, Kodera H, Matsumura H, Yoneda M, Dodo Y, Masuda R
Journal of human genetics   55(10) 691-696   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Naito YI, Honch NV, Chikaraishi Y, Ohkouchi N, Yoneda M
American journal of physical anthropology   143(1) 31-40   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
NISHIAKI YOSHIHIRO, NAKATA HIROTO, YONEDA MINORU, KONDO OSAMU, ISHII MICHIKO, SASAKI TOMOHIKO, KANJO YOUSSEF, MUHESEN SULTAN, AKAZAWA TAKERU
高知工科大学紀要   7(1) 57-69   Jul 2010
NAKAGAWA RYOHEI, YONEDA MINORU
科学   80(4) 381-382   Apr 2010
ATSUMI SHIN, YONEDA MINORU, SHIBATA YASUYUKI, HOKURA AKIKO, NAKAI IZUMI
第四紀研究   48(4) 289-294   Aug 2009
Sato T, Amano T, Ono H, Ishida H, Kodera H, Matsumura H, Yoneda M, Masuda R
Journal of human genetics   54(7) 409-413   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
NISHIAKI YOSHIHIRO, NAKATA HIROTO, YONEDA MINORU, KONDO OSAMU, ISHII MICHIKO, TANNO KEN'ICHI, KANJO YOUSSEF, MUHESEN SULTAN, AKAZAWA TAKERU
高知工科大学紀要   6(1) 1-15   Jun 2009
NISHIAKI YOSHIHIRO, NAKATA HIROTO, YONEDA MINORU, KONDO OSAMU, TANNO KEN'ICHI, KANJO YOUSSEF, MUHESEN SULTAN, AKAZAWA TAKERU
高知工科大学紀要   5(1) 9-23   Dec 2008
OMBE SHIN, KUMAGAI HIROSHI, NAKAJIMA NAOKI, YAMAUCHI MOTOKI, KAKUBUCHI SUSUMU, MIYATA YOSHIKI, YONEDA MINORU, KUSUHARA TOORU, ONO SEI, ONO SHIN
Laguna   (15) 25-32   Dec 2008
NAKAGAWA RYOHEI, KAWAMURA YOSHINARI, YONEDA MINORU, SHIBATA YASUYUKI
愛知教育大学研究報告 自然科学   (57) 55-63   Mar 2008
ISHIMARU ERIKO, UMINO TETSUYA, YONEDA MINORU, SHIBATA YASUYUKI, YUMOTO TAKAKAZU, TAYASU ICHIRO
考古学と自然科学   (57) 1-20   Feb 2008
YONEDA MINORU, MUKAI HITOSHI, SAI SHAKUKEI
Anthropol Sci Jpn Ser   116(2) 161-170 (J-STAGE)   2008
OMBE SHIN, MIYATA YOSHIKI, KATO HISAO, YONEDA MINORU
Laguna   (14) 69-76   Dec 2007
Comparison of carbonaceous aerosols in Tokyo before and after implementation of diesel exhaust restrictions.
Yamamoto N, Muramoto A, Yoshinaga J, Shibata K, Endo M, Endo O, Hirabayashi M, Tanabe K, Goto S, Yoneda M, Shibata Y
Environmental science & technology   41(18) 6357-6362   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
SHIBATA YASUYUKI, UCHIDA MASAO, YONEDA MINORU, TANAKA ATSUSHI, SUZUKI RYO, HIROTA MASASHI, UNO HIKARU, KOBAYASHI TOSHIYUKI, KOBAYASHI CHIAKI, UEHIRO TAKASHI
真空   50(7) 480-485   Jul 2007
YOSHINAGA JUN, SHIBATA YASUYUKI, YONEDA MINORU
住宅総合研究財団研究論文集   (33) 347-356   Mar 2007
MOROMIZATO KEIICHI, FUKUMINE TADAHIKO, DOI NAOMI, HANIHARA TSUNEHIKO, NISHIME AKIRA, YONEDA MINORU, ISHIDA HAJIME
Anthropol Sci Jpn Ser   115(1) 25-36 (J-STAGE)   2007
Sato T, Amano T, Ono H, Ishida H, Kodera H, Matsumura H, Yoneda M, Masuda R
Journal of human genetics   52(7) 618-627   2007   [Refereed]
YONEDA MINORU
Anthropol Sci Jpn Ser   114(1) 5-15 (J-STAGE)   2006
YONEDA MINORU
ぶんせき   (1) 30-34   Jan 2005
YONEDA MINORU, UCHIDA MASAO, HIROTA MASASHI, SHIBATA YASUYUKI
ぶんせき   (8) 473-478   Aug 2004
Yoneda, M., M. Hirota, M. Uchida, A. Tanaka, Y. Shibata, M. Morita, and T. Akazawa: Radiocarbon and stable isotope analyses on the Earliest Jomon skeletons from the Tochibara rockshelter, Nagano, Japan.
Radiocarbon.   44, 549-557    2002
Yoneda, M, M. Hirota, M. Uchida, K. Uzawa, A. Tanaka, Y. Shibata, and M. Morita: Marine radiocarbon reservoir effect in the western North Pacific observed in archaeological fauna.
Radiocarbon   Vol. 43(2A), pp. 949-956.    2001
Yoneda, M., H. Kitagawa, J. van der Plichit, M. Uchida, A. Tanaka, T. Uehiro, Y. Shibata, M. Morita, and T. Ohno: Pre-bomb marine reservoir ages in the western North Pacific: preliminary result on Kyoto University collection.
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B.   Vo. 172, pp. 377-381.    2000
Yoneda, M., Y. V. Kuzmin, M. Morita, A. N. Popov, T. A. Chikisheva, Y. Shibata, Y. G. Shpakova: Reconstruction of the paleodiet based on the stable carbon and nitrogen in the human bocollagen from the neolithic Boisman 2 burial ground (the Primorye Ter・・・
Humanity Studies in Siberia.   Vol. 3, pp. 9-13.    1998
Yoneda, M., Y. V. Kuzmin, M. Morita, A. N. Popov, T. A. Chikisheva, Y. Shibata, Y. G. Shpakova: Reconstruction of the paleodiet based on the stable carbon and nitrogen in the human bocollagen from the neolithic Boisman 2 burial ground (the Primory...
YONEDA MINORU, YOSHIDA KUNIO, YOSHINAGA JUN, MORITA MASATOSHI, AKAZAWA TAKERU
第四紀研究   35(4) 293-303   Oct 1996
YONEDA MINORU
化学と工業   49(5) 706   May 1996

Misc

 
Dietary Reconstruction of prehistoric human population based on frace elements
Master's thesis, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, p. 65 (1994) (in Japanese)   
Yoneda, M., K. Yoshida, J. Yoshida, M. Morita, T. Akazawa: Dietary reconstruction in Nagano based on stable isotopes and trace elements.
The quarternary Research (Daiyonki kenkyu)   Vol. 35(4), pp. 293-303.    1996
Yoneda, M., A. Tanaka, Y. Shibata, and M. Morita, K. Uzawa, M. Hirota, M. Uchida, (2002). Radiocarbon marine reservoir effect in human remains from the Kitakogane site, Hokkaido, Japan.
Journal of Archaeological Science.   Vol. 29(5), pp. 529-536.    2002

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2011    Investigator(s): Minoru YONEDA
In this research, we investigated the impact of shortening breast-feeding period on the population growth which observed at the introduction of agriculture in prehistoric period of Japan. Three different approaches including collagen isotope analy...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(挑戦的萌芽研究)
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): ERIKO ISHIMARU
We considered trade and distribution of the shell of marine animal to clarify the history of human movement and cultural exchange through elucidating the road of carried shell.We collected the data of the shell excavated from the site around west ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(挑戦的萌芽研究)
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Takayuki SHINZATO
This study is intended to verify actual condition of the cave use in the Gusuku period (medieval period) from archaeology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotaney, and osteoarchaeology through excavation of Hosu Cave 4th Entrance Site on Okierabu Island. A...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(新学術領域研究(研究領域提案型))
Project Year: 2009 - 2013    Investigator(s): Masato SAKAI
The objectives of this project can be divided into two interrelated themes. The first one is to consider the rise and fall of Andean civilization in relation to environmental change, and the second one is to understand human activities carried out...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2010 - 2012    Investigator(s): Hitomi HONGO
The aim of the present research is to establish an archaeological research method to obtain high-resolution palaeoenvironmental data from prehistoric sites, as well as to integrate such bioarchaeological data with information obtained from other a...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2010 - 2012    Investigator(s): Hajime ISHIDA
Severe osteophytes on the body of the lumbar vertebrae were more frequently seen in the Okhotsk males. Degenerative changes of the articular process of the Okhotsk were most frequently seen in the lumbar vertebrae. This is well contrasted with a h...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2010 - 2012    Investigator(s): Yasuhiro YAMADA
):We, some archaeologists and anthropologists cooperated each other and excavated Hobi shell mound at Tahara city in Aichi prefecture, together. As a result, we got new human skeletons that were reburied like a square. So we investigated and analy...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2012    Investigator(s): Hisao BABA
Fifteen skeletons of the Tokugawa Shogun families from Edo period, unearthed from Kan-Eiji temple, Tokyo, were studied. Precise data on the observation, photography, CT scan and osteometrics were digitally recorded. Further researches were carried...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Yoshito ABE
Although Paleolithic human bone is not yet discovered from the cave, we succeeded in finding stone implements, and large and small-scale animal bones together in the same layer. Moreover, a stone implement was discovered using the material thought...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Akira TSUNEKI
About 240 human individuals were discovered in the first outdoor cemetery at Tell el-Kerkh, in the Rouj Basin, northwest Syria. We undertook archaeological and natural scientific analysis of these burials and reconstructed the social and spiritual...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Gen SUWA
In this study we conducted field research at the Chorora Formation sites(Ethiopia) resulting in the recovery of further Chororapithecus fossils. We also advanced our analysis and interpretations of the Ardipithecus ramidus fossils. Finally, we rev...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2008 - 2011    Investigator(s): Takahiro NAKAHASHI
長年議論が続いている日本人の起源問題に関し、未解明の課題として残されている渡来系弥生人と縄文人の源郷探索を目的として、先史時代の日本列島との人の交流が想定される中国、ロシア・モンゴル、沖縄・台湾の各地で古人骨調査、発掘を行った。その結果、中国では山東半島や東北地域の古人骨に関する大量の新データを得、沖縄では資料空白域であった先島諸島(石垣島)において、約2万年前の更新世人類の発見に寄与することができた。
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2011    Investigator(s): Masanaru TAKAI
We discovered several cercopithecid fossils from the latest Miocene/early Pleistocene sediments of Myanmar, and also revealed the later Neogene faunal transition in Myanmar. We also reapprased the later Neogene cercopithecid monkeys, that have bee...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2011    Investigator(s): Xiaofen HUANG
Over the four years of research in this region, I was able to conduct academic and scientific examination through the use of GIS in the field of archeological and historical context, together with the use of carbon dating. I have summarized my res...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2011    Investigator(s): Hirofumi MATSUMURA
The archaeological context of Man Bac in Vietnam places it firmly within a cultural complex identified as the late Neolithic, dated to around 1, 700 BCE. Several bio-anthropological lines of evidence including the skeletal morpho-data and mtDNA an...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(S))
Project Year: 2006 - 2011    Investigator(s): Shintaroh UEDA
To explore further our previous findings that drastic spatio-temporal changes in the genetic structure of Chinese people had occurred during the past 2, 500 years, we analyzed ancient DNA of human remains excavated from the 3, 000-and 3, 500-year-...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Naomi DOI
In the present research, we tried to elucidate the intra-regional differences of the prehistoric southwestern islanders from the viewpoints of osteo-morphology, genetic, chronology, subsistence, and archaeology. As the well-preserved prehistoric s...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2007 - 2010    Investigator(s): Yuji SEKI
This study aims to clarify the formation of power in the Andean Civilization of South America through the excavations of the ceremonial center (Pacopampa archaeological site in the north highlands of Peru) and the analysis of the archaeological re...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(A))
Project Year: 2007 - 2010    Investigator(s): Takayuki SHINZATO
This study analyzes prehistoric burial system in the Ryukyu Archipelago through archaeological research on tomachin site on the Tokunoshima Island. The study reveals that coffin are made of coral limestone, and supine position and multiple type st...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2007 - 2010    Investigator(s): Ken-ichi SHINODA
This project examines the relationships between genetic composition and cultural changes in the Andean region through interdisciplinary investigation of the skeletal remains of various pre-Hispanic cultures. Looking at the coastal area, the geneti...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2007 - 2009    Investigator(s): Masami TAKENAKA
Anthropological and archaeological research at the Ichijin-Nagasakinbana site, Tanegashima Island was conducted over 2 seasons from 2008-2009. Ichijin-Nagasakinbana site is a late Jomon shell midden. Two fragments of Jomon human skeletal remains a...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(S))
Project Year: 2005 - 2009    Investigator(s): Yuji MIZOGUCHI
In order to propose a new scenario for the formation process of Japanese, it was re-examined, using morphological and DNA data, how the physical characteristics of inhabitants in the Japanese Archipelago have changed from the Paleolithic times to ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(S))
Project Year: 2005 - 2009    Investigator(s): Takeru AKAZAWA
The Neanderthals persisted until 30,000 years ago, and possibly somewhat later ; however, they eventually disappeared. The question arises : what happened to the Neanderthals? Many hypotheses as to what extent are currently available. In that rega...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
Project Year: 2004 - 2009    Investigator(s): Toshitsugu FUJII
Based on the combination of petrologic characteristics of the deposits and carbon-14 dating of charcoal pieces, the ancient Roman villa, believed to belong to the first Roman Emperor Augustus, was buried by the pyroclastic materials of AD472 erupt...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Kazuho HORIUCHI
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Hitomi HONGOU
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Takashi NARA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Hajime ISHIDA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2005 - 2008    Investigator(s): Naoki KOHNO
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2007 - 2007    Investigator(s): Hajime ISHIDA
Hirata and others (2004) discussed skeletal injuries caused by sharp weapons among four medieval archaeological sites, in Kamakura, Japan. It is interesting that the injuries by swords in the medieval Japanese skeletons of Zaimokuza site were dist...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2005 - 2007    Investigator(s): N. DOI
To investigate a blank period in population history of the Ryukyu Islanders, we conducted excavation at the cliff bottom burial site of the Gushikawa Gusuku. Age of the site was considered archaeologically from late Yayoi (layer 3) to medieval Gus...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2003 - 2005    Investigator(s): Hirofumi MATSUMURA
An excavations at Hang Cho site in northern Vietnam resulted in the discovery of an early Holocene human skeletons in a relatively good state of preservation. The cultural remains refer to these human remains pre-ceramic Hoabinian period. An AMS r...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): Naomi DOI
In this research, Doi N. investigated human skeletal remains excavated recently from Ryukyu islands. Skeletal morphology of medieval Gusuku age showed that the features of medieval Okinawans, like as distinct alveolar protrusion and dokichocrany, ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): Yukio DODO
1 Judging from the findings of cranial and dental morphological analyses, the Epi-Jomon inhabitants in Hokkaido were confirmed to have been phylogenetically transitional from the Jomon in eastern Japan to recent Hokkaido Ainu.2 The limb bone morph...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): Takeru AKAZAWA
Since 1989 a joint Japan-Syria expedition to Afrin Valley has been conducting the field investigations at the Dederiyeh cave. Nine seasons, 1993 through 2002, excavations were concentrated in the third chamber of the cave and found a sequence of t...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2001 - 2003    Investigator(s): Kunihiko ENDO
In order to clarify the framework of environmental changes during the past 20 ka, in Yangtze Delta, middle Yangtze area, lowest reaches of Heihe, Tarim Basin and Jungar Basin, China, and Kanto Plain, Saga Plain, Kagoshima Bay, and south Hokkaido, ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 1999 - 2001    Investigator(s): Takeru AKAZAWA
A far more thorough understanding of the chronology and paleontology for the Middle Paleolithic in the Levant can be established than was hitherto available. Two significant facts stand out : (a) the several fossil hominid remains found in signifi...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 1998 - 2001    Investigator(s): Takeru AKAZAWA
Recently the study of the evolution and dispersal of modern Homo sapiens has developed greatly and the results have become a center of interest of paleoanthropology in the Levant. Under this situation, one of the most controversial subjects among ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(国際学術研究)
Project Year: 1996 - 1997    Investigator(s): Yoshio ONUKI
Archaeological excavatios were carried out at two sites, Kuntur Wasi and Maichil, in the Cajamarca region, northern Peru. At Kuntur Wasi, continuing the earlier works, the excavation uncovered : (1) the earliest temple of the Idolo phase (1200-800...
Measurement of 14C in environmental samples by using AMS Reconstruction of palaeoecosystem based on carbon and nitrogen isotopic ratio
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research