GOTO Kazuhisa

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GOTO Kazuhisa
Tohoku University
International Research Institute of Disaster Science Hazard and Risk Evaluation Research Division Science and technology for low-frequency Risk Evaluation
Job title
Associate Professor
博士(理学)(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2004
Jun 2005
研究拠点形成特任研究員, 東京大学大学院理学系研究科


Mar 2004
地球惑星科学専攻, Graduate School, Division of Science, The University of Tokyo
Mar 1999
地圏環境科学科, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University

Awards & Honors

第14回研究奨励賞, 青葉工学振興会
第一回論文賞, 日本堆積学会
日本堆積学会最優秀講演賞, 日本堆積学会
Winner: 後藤和久,多田隆治,田近英一,松井孝典

Published Papers

J. Goff, K. Goto, C. Chagué, C. Chagué, M. Watanabe, P. S. Gadd, D. N. King
Marine Geology   404 158-173   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Sedimentary, geochemical, geomorphological, radiocarbon and numerical modelling data were used to examine the nature, extent and age of a boulder scatter at Okawa Point, Chatham Island, New Zealand. Boulders up to 98 t were tr...
G. L. Christeson, S. P.S. Gulick, S. P.S. Gulick, J. V. Morgan, C. Gebhardt, D. A. Kring, E. Le Ber, J. Lofi, C. Nixon, M. Poelchau, A. S.P. Rae, M. Rebolledo-Vieyra, U. Riller, D. R. Schmitt, D. R. Schmitt, A. Wittmann, T. J. Bralower, E. Chenot, P. Claeys, C. S. Cockell, M. J.L. Coolen, L. Ferrière, S. Green, K. Goto, H. Jones, C. M. Lowery, C. Mellett, R. Ocampo-Torres, L. Perez-Cruz, A. E. Pickersgill, A. E. Pickersgill, C. Rasmussen, C. Rasmussen, H. Sato, H. Sato, J. Smit, S. M. Tikoo, N. Tomioka, J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, M. T. Whalen, L. Xiao, K. E. Yamaguchi, K. E. Yamaguchi
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   495 1-11   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Joint International Ocean Discovery Program and International Continental Scientific Drilling Program Expedition 364 drilled into the peak ring of the Chicxulub impact crater. We present P-wave velocity, density, and porosity ...
Yu Chang, Kazuhisa Goto, Yasuhito Sekine, Eiichi Tajika
Meteoritics and Planetary Science   53 1323-1340   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
© The Meteoritical Society, 2018. Core samples from the Chicxulub impact structure provide insights into the formation processes of a shallow-marine-target, complex crater. Although previous studies investigated the impactites (generally suevitic ...
Lowery Christopher M., Bralower Timothy J., Owens Jeremy D., Rodriguez-Tovar Francisco J., Jones Heather, Smit Jan, Whalen Michael T., Claeys Phillipe, Farley Kenneth, Gulick Sean P. S., Morgan Joanna V., Green Sophie, Chenot Elise, Christeson Gail L., Cockell Charles S., Coolen Marco J. L., Ferriere Ludovic, Gebhardt Catalina, Goto Kazuhisa, Kring David A., Lofi Johanna, Ocampo-Torres Ruben, Perez-Cruz Ligia, Pickersgill Annemarie E., Poelchau Michael H., Rae Auriol S. P., Rasmussen Cornelia, Rebolledo-Vieyra Mario, Riller Ulrich, Sato Honami, Tikoo Sonia M., Tomioka Naotaka, Urrutia-Fucugauchi Jaime, Vellekoop Johan, Wittmann Axel, Xiao Long, Yamaguchi Kosei E., Zylberman William
NATURE   558(7709) 288-+   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Naoto Koiwa, Mio Takahashi, Shuhei Sugisawa, Akifumi Ito, Hide aki Matsumoto, Charlchai Tanavud, Kazuhisa Goto
Geomorphology   306 314-324   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami had notable impacts on coastal landforms. Temporal change in topography by coastal erosion and subsequent formation of a new barrier spit on the nearshore of Pakrang Cape, southeastern Thailand, h...
Hiraku Takeda, Kazuhisa Goto, James Goff, James Goff, Hideaki Matsumoto, Daisuke Sugawara
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms   43 808-816   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Copyright © 2017 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Where should we take cores for palaeotsunami research? It is generally considered that local depressions with low energy environments such as wetlands are one of the best places. However, it is also recog...
Catherine Chagué, Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuhisa Goto, James Goff, Walter Dudley, Patricia Gadd
Sedimentary Geology   364 319-333   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. The Japanese community of Shinmachi, established on low-lying land between downtown Hilo and Waiakea, Hawaii, was obliterated by the 1946 Aleutian tsunami but was rebuilt, only to be destroyed again by the 1960 Chilean tsunami...
Masashi Watanabe, Kazuhisa Goto, Jeremy D. Bricker, Fumihiko Imamura
Sedimentary Geology      Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. We examined the quantitative difference in the distribution of tsunami and storm deposits based on numerical simulations of inundation and sediment transport due to tsunami and storm events on the Sendai Plain, Japan. The calc...
Simon R. Wallis, Osamu Fujiwara, Kazuhisa Goto
Geological Society Special Publication   456 39-53   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Author(s). The 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and resulting damage is often referred to as 3.11 after the date on which it took place. Leading to almost 20 000 people dead or missing, a major nuclear disaster and severe economic damage...
Catherine Chagué-Goff, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Yuichi Nishimura, Takeshi Komai
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research   47 229-247   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018, Springer International Publishing AG. Following the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami, many studies were carried out to provide insights into processes involved with this event, as well as to assess its impact on the landscape and the environment, e...
Taiga Inoue, Kazuhisa Goto, Yuichi Nishimura, Masashi Watanabe, Yasutaka Iijima, Yasutaka Iijima, Daisuke Sugawara, Daisuke Sugawara
Progress in Earth and Planetary Science   4    Dec 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017, The Author(s). Throughout history, large tsunamis have frequently affected the Sanriku area of the Pacific coast of the Tohoku region, Japan, which faces the Japan Trench. Although a few studies have examined paleo-tsunami deposits along t...
Hideaki Yanagisawa, Kazuhisa Goto
Earth, Planets and Space   69    Dec 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 The Author(s). The 1703 Genroku Kanto earthquake and the resulting tsunami caused catastrophic damage in the Kanto region of Japan. Previous modeling of the 1703 earthquake applied inversion analyses of the observed terrestrial crustal defo...
後藤 和久
地質学雑誌   123(10) 843-855   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
David A. Kring, Philippe Claeys, Sean P.S. Gulick, Joanna V. Morgan, Gareth S. Collins, T. Bralower, E. Chenot, G. Christeson, C. Cockell, M. J.L. Coolen, L. Ferrière, C. Gebhardt, K. Goto, H. Jones, J. Lofi, C. Lowery, C. Mellett, R. Ocampo-Torres, L. Perez-Cruz, A. Pickersgill, M. Poelchau, A. Rae, C. Rasmussen, M. Rebolledo-Vieyra, U. Riller, H. Sato, J. Smit, S. Tikoo, N. Tomioka, J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, M. Whalen, A. Wittmann, L. Xiao, K. E. Yamaguchi, W. Zylberman
GSA Today   27 4-8   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Copyright 2017, The Geological Society of America. The Chicxulub crater is the only wellpreserved peak-ring crater on Earth and linked, famously, to the K-T or K-Pg mass extinction event. For the first time, geologists have drilled into the peak r...
Takashi Ishizawa, Kazuhisa Goto, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yosuke Miyairi, Chikako Sawada, Yuichi Nishimura, Daisuke Sugawara, Daisuke Sugawara
Quaternary Geochronology   41 202-210   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Dates of tsunami deposits have been used to estimate paleotsunami recurrence intervals in areas affected by these natural events. The depositional age of tsunami deposits is commonly constrained by the radiocarbon (14C) dating...
M. Watanabe, J. D. Bricker, J. D. Bricker, K. Goto, F. Imamura
Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans   122 2795-2812   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. Previous geological studies suggest that the maximum inland extent of storm-induced sand deposits is shorter, but their thickness is larger, than those of tsunami-induced sand deposits. Howe...
Shusaku Kon, Norihiro Nakamura, Norihiro Nakamura, Yuichi Nishimura, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara
Sedimentary Geology   349 112-119   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility (AMS) and anisotropy of anhysteretic remanence magnetization (AARM) were evaluated for samples collected from units of two unconsolidated sandy event layers, presumed to be paleo-tsunami d...
後藤 和久, 菅原 大助, 西村 裕一, 藤野 滋弘, 小松原 純子, 澤井 祐紀, 髙清水 康博
津波工学研究報告 = Tsunami engineering   (33) 45-54   Jan 2017
Takashi Ishizawa, Kazuhisa Goto, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yosuke Miyairi, Chikako Sawada, Keita Takada
Sedimentary Geology      Jan 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Erosion by tsunami waves represents an important issue when determining the age of a tsunami deposit, because the age is usually estimated using dating of sediments above and below the deposit. Dating of material within the ts...
Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering)   73(2) I_823-I_828   2017   [Refereed]
 Researches on sediment transport and the depositional process are important for understanding of the whole picture of nearshore disaster caused by the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami. In this paper, we analyze data from high-resolution seismic surve...
Takashimizu Yasuhiro, Goto Kazuhisa, Sugawara Daisuke, Fujiwara Osamu, Kawakami Gentaro
The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   123(10) III-IV   2017
Joanna V. Morgan, Sean P.S. Gulick, Timothy Bralower, Elise Chenot, Gail Christeson, Philippe Claeys, Charles Cockell, Gareth S. Collins, Marco J.L. Coolen, Ludovic Ferrière, Catalina Gebhardt, Kazuhisa Goto, Heather Jones, David A. Kring, Erwan Le Ber, Johanna Lofi, Xiao Long, Christopher Lowery, Claire Mellett, Rubén Ocampo-Torres, Gordon R. Osinski, Gordon R. Osinski, Ligia Perez-Cruz, Annemarie Pickersgill, Michael Poelchau, Auriol Rae, Cornelia Rasmussen, Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra, Ulrich Riller, Honami Sato, Douglas R. Schmitt, Jan Smit, Sonia Tikoo, Naotaka Tomioka, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Michael Whalen, Axel Wittmann, Kosei E. Yamaguchi, Kosei E. Yamaguchi, William Zylberman, William Zylberman
Science   354 878-882   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Copyright © 2016 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science; all rights reserved. Large impacts provide a mechanism for resurfacing planets through mixing near-surface rocks with deeper material. Central peaks are formed from the d...
Shigehiro Fujino, Kazuhisa Goto, David Tappin, Osamu Fujiwra
Island Arc   25 303-304   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Masashi Watanabe, Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura, Chuki Hongo
Island Arc   25 316-332   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
© 2015 Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd Tsunami boulders deposited along the coast constitute important geological evidence for paleotsunami activity. However, boulders can also be deposited by large storm waves. Although several sedimentological and...
James Goff, Yuichi Ebina, Kazuhisa Goto, James Terry
Earth-Science Reviews   159 271-274   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Elsevier B.V. Charting the journey of the term "tsunami" through to its nearly ubiquitous global use today is not simply a case of determining when it was borrowed from Japanese. It represents an almost 1400 year journey from the earliest h...
Bruce Jaffe, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Guy Gelfenbaum, Sean Paul La Selle
Journal of Disaster Research   11 647-661   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016, Fuji Technology Press. All rights reserved. Erosion and deposition from tsunamis record information about tsunami hydrodynamics and size that can be interpreted to improve tsunami hazard assessment. We explore sources and methods for quant...
James Goff, Bruce McFadgen, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Kazuhisa Goto, Scott Nichol
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms   41 1293-1296   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Palaeotsunami research is a relatively young discipline and while considerable progress has been made in identifying the evidence of past events there are still difficulties on occasion in differentiating...
H. Yanagisawa, K. Goto, D. Sugawara, D. Sugawara, K. Kanamaru, N. Iwamoto, Y. Takamori
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth   121 3504-3516   May 2016   [Refereed]
©2016. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. Since the 11 March 2011 Tohoku earthquake, the mechanisms of large earthquakes along the Japan Trench have been intensely investigated. However, characteristics of tsunami earthquakes, which ...
Ishizawa Takashi, Watanabe Masashi, Goto Kazuhisa, Ikehara Ken, Wallis Simon, Iryu Yasufumi
Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan   122(3) I-II   2016
高田 圭太, 宍倉 正展, 今井 健太郎, 蝦名 裕一, 後藤 和久, 越谷 信, 山本 英和, 五十嵐 厚夫, 市原 季彦, 木下 博久, 池田 哲哉, 岩手県県土整備部河川課
活断層・古地震研究報告   (16) 1-52   2016   [Refereed]
Anawat Suppasri, Kazuhisa Goto, Abdul Muhari, Prasanthi Ranasinghe, Mahmood Riyaz, Muzailin Affan, Erick Mas, Mari Yasuda, Fumihiko Imamura
Pure and Applied Geophysics   172 3313-3341   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015, The Author(s). The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was one of the most devastating tsunamis in world history. The tsunami caused damage to most of the Asian and other countries bordering the Indian Ocean. After a decade, reconstruction has been ...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura, Fumihiko Imamura, Shunichi Koshimura, Shunichi Koshimura, Hideaki Yanagisawa, Hideaki Yanagisawa
Extreme Events: Observations, Modeling, and Economics   137-152   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
© 2016 by the American Geophysical Union. All rights reserved. This chapter have specifically introduced our studies of local inundation of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and show how to quantitatively estimate tsunami damage based on field observa...
Tetsuya Shinozaki, Kazuhisa Goto, Shigehiro Fujino, Daisuke Sugawara, Takashi Chiba
Marine Geology   369 127-136   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. Erosion of sediment beneath a coastal lake by the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami largely removed up to 1100. years of the geologic record of tsunami and tephra deposition. That lost geologic record included the 1611 Keicho tsunami de...
後藤 和久
環境研究 = Environmental research quarterly   (179) 114-133   Aug 2015
Shuro Yoshikawa, Toshiya Kanamatsu, Kazuhisa Goto, Izumi Sakamoto, Masatoshi Yagi, Mikio Fujimaki, Riichirou Imura, Kenji Nemoto, Hide Sakaguchi
Geo-Marine Letters   35 315-328   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Ongoing geological research into processes operating on the nearshore continental shelf and beyond is vital to our understanding of modern tsunami-generated sediment transport and deposition. This paper i...
Yuichi S. Hayakawa, Takashi Oguchi, Hitoshi Saito, Hitoshi Saito, Akitoshi Kobayashi, Victor R. Baker, Jon D. Pelletier, Luke A. McGuire, Goro Komatsu, Kazuhisa Goto
Geomorphology   242 3-10   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. Devastating tsunami waves induced by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake severely inundated valleys along the ria-type (notched rocky) coast in northeastern Japan, causing erosion of bedrock on valley-side slop...
Tetsuya Shinozaki, Tetsuya Shinozaki, Shigehiro Fujino, Minoru Ikehara, Yuki Sawai, Toru Tamura, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Tomoya Abe
Natural Hazards   77 445-460   May 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. To determine how and what kind of marine-sourced biomarkers are transported and deposited on land by tsunami, we collected and analyzed samples of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami deposits and the unde...
Hironobu Kan, Hironobu Kan, Kensaku Urata, Masayuki Nagao, Nobuyuki Hori, Kazuhiko Fujita, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yosuke Nakashima, Tomoya Ohashi, Kazuhisa Goto, Atsushi Suzuki
Geomorphology   229 112-124   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2014. Submerged tropical karst features were discovered in Nagura Bay on Ishigaki Island in the southern Ryukyu Islands, Japan. The coastal seafloor at depths shallower than ~. 130. m has been subjected to repeated and alternating subaerial eros...
HAYAKAWA Yuichi S., OGUCHI Takashi, SAITO Hitoshi, KOBAYASHI Akitoshi, KOMATSU Goro, GOTO Kazuhisa
J. Geogr.   124(2) 241-258   2015   [Refereed]
 This study examines the characteristics of landforms affected by the 2011 tsunami along the rocky coasts of the Sanriku area in northeastern Japan. We use terrestrial laser scanning to take detailed topographic measurements of slopes near th...
Masaki Yamada, Shigehiro Fujino, Kazuhisa Goto
Marine Geology   358 67-78   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. This paper reports the transport and deposition of sediments of various sizes, ranging from mud to boulders, by the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami at Miyako City, Japan, where the tsunami reached 28.1. m above sea level at the coast ...
Jean Luc Schneider, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Jean Luc Bouchez, James Goff, Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuhisa Goto, Bruce Jaffe, Bruce Richmond
Marine Geology   358 89-106   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. The magnetic fabric and grain size of sand deposits emplaced during the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami were studied in five trenches along a 1800m long shore normal transect on the Sendai plain as well as in a near shore sedimentary ...
James Goff, James P. Terry, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Kazuhisa Goto
Marine Geology   358 12-17   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. No unambiguous and widely accepted definition currently exists for the term 'mega-tsunami'. This is in spite of the rapidly growing popularity of the expression in the scientific literature, especially in recent years followin...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kohei Hashimoto, Daisuke Sugawara, Hideaki Yanagisawa, Tomoya Abe
Marine Geology   358 38-48   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. Soon after the 2011 Tohoku-oki event, approximately 1300 tsunami deposit thickness data were collected spatially by the governors to cover the entire tsunami affected area (Sendai Plain) along the Sendai Bay coastline. This da...
Kazuhisa Goto, Ken Ikehara, James Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Bruce Jaffe
Marine Geology   358 2-11   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. The 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami that devastated the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan was a turning point for modern research. As a result of this event it was recognized that paleotsunami research is vital to help understand the siz...
Kazuhisa Goto, Shigehiro Fujino, Daisuke Sugawara, Yuichi Nishimura
Episodes   37 258-264   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
This paper presents a review of the Japanese policies for tsunami countermeasures before and after the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake and its consequent tsunami. The current status of tsunami geology under the new policies is also...
Akifumi Hisamatsu, Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura
Episodes   37 265-276   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
In this study, we simulated the transport of a large coralline boulder on southern Ishigaki Island of the Sakishima Islands, Japan, to evaluate local paleotsunami size in comparison to a well-known historical event (the 1771 Meiwa tsunami). Accord...
Kazuhisa Goto, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, James Goff, Ken Ikehara, Bruce Jaffe
Marine Geology   358 1   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Atsunori Nakamura, Atsunori Nakamura, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yasuhito Sekine, Kazuhisa Goto, Goro Komatsu, P. Senthil Kumar, Hiroyuki Matsuzaki, Ichiro Kaneoka, Takafumi Matsui
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems   15 3190-3197   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. The Lonar impact crater is one of a few craters on Earth formed directly in basalt, providing a unique opportunity to study an analog for crater degradation processes on Mars. Here we presen...
Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuhisa Goto, Bruce E. Jaffe
Marine Geology   352 295-320   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Researchers who study tsunami deposits share common ultimate goals of their work, which are to better assess the magnitude information of paleotsunamis and to contribute to the assessment of future tsunami risks. Numerical modeling of tsunami sedi...
Goro Komatsu, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Kenneth L. Tanaka
Planetary and Space Science   95 1-4   Jan 2014
Yasutaka Iijima, Kazuhisa Goto, Koji Minoura, Goro Komatsu, Fumihiko Imamura
Planetary and Space Science   95 33-44   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Large bodies of liquid water ranging from lakes to oceans have been hypothesized to have occupied the surface of ancient Mars episodically. Such inferences have been founded largely on geomorphological observations of putative shoreline features d...
Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Henri K.Y. Wong, Daisuke Sugawara, James Goff, Yuichi Nishimura, Jennifer Beer, Witold Szczuciński, Kazuhisa Goto
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research   35 193-214   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. The long-term effect of tsunami inundation on soil salinisation was assessed following the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami in two areas on the Sendai Plain, near Sendai airport in the Miyagi Prefecture an...
Goro Komatsu, P. Senthil Kumar, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Yasuhito Sekine, Chaitanya Giri, Takafumi Matsui
Planetary and Space Science   95 45-55   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Lonar, a 1.8-km-diameter impact crater in India, is a rare example of terrestrial impact craters formed in basaltic bedrock. The estimated age of the crater ranges widely from less than 12 ka to over 600 ka, but the crater preserves a relatively p...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kiyohiro Okada, Kiyohiro Okada, Fumihiko Imamura
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research   35 215-223   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. We propose a numerical method to estimate the local wave height and period of a tsunami from the distributions of boulders. The method was applied to boulders (<23 t) at Pakarang Cape, Thailand th...
Goro Komatsu, Kazuhisa Goto, Victor R. Baker, Takashi Oguchi, Yuichi S. Hayakawa, Hitoshi Saito, Jon D. Pelletier, Luke McGuire, Yasutaka Iijima
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research   35 243-253   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. The 2011 Tohoku-oki Tsunami affected approximately 600 km of the northeastern coast of the Japanese Honshu Island, leaving traces of destruction on man-made buildings and depositing mud- to boulde...
T. Sato, N. Nakamura, N. Nakamura, K. Goto, Y. Kumagai, H. Nagahama, K. Minoura
Geology   42 603-606   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
We use temperature-dependent viscous remanent magnetization to estimate the emplacement age of tsunamigenic coral boulders along the shorelines of Ishigaki Island, Japan. The boulders consist of the hermatypic coral Porites, and the time of their ...
Goto Kazuhisa
JAPANESE JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY   64(1) 39-46   2014   [Refereed]
Kazuhisa Goto, Kunimasa Miyagi, Fumihiko Imamura
Geology   41 1139-1142   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
The occurrence of large earthquakes and tsunamis along the Ryukyu Trench is a subject of continuing interest, the key to which is the long-term geological record. Here we describe the clast size and spatial distributions of ~2900 boulders on the r...
D. Prasanthi Lanka Ranasinghe, Kazuhisa Goto, Tomoyuki Takahashi, Jun Takahashi, Janaka J. Wijetunge, Takeshi Nishihata, Fumihiko Imamura
Coastal Engineering   81 67-81   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Thus far various numerical models have been developed and improved to aid understanding of the sediment transport process due to tsunamis. However, the applicability of these models for the field-scale bathymetric change remains a major issue due ...
Kosuke T. Goto, Kosuke T. Goto, Yasuhito Sekine, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Eiichi Tajika, Ryoko Senda, Tatsuo Nozaki, Tatsuo Nozaki, Ryuji Tada, Kazuhisa Goto, Shinji Yamamoto, Teruyuki Maruoka, Naohiko Ohkouchi, Naohiko Ohkouchi, Nanako O. Ogawa, Nanako O. Ogawa
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   376 145-154   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
The Paleoproterozoic (2.5-2.0 Ga) is one of the most important periods in Earth's history, and was characterized by a rise in atmospheric oxygen levels and repeated (at least three) severe glaciations (the Huronian glaciations). In this study, we ...
Daisuke Araoka, Daisuke Araoka, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yusuke Yokoyama, Yusuke Yokoyama, Atsushi Suzuki, Kazuhisa Goto, Kunimasa Miyagi, Keitaro Miyazawa, Hiroyuki Matsuzaki, Hodaka Kawahata, Hodaka Kawahata, Hodaka Kawahata
Geology   41 919-922   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Information about past tsunami hazards, such as their recurrence interval and magnitude, is needed for future disaster prediction and mitigation. We examined radiocarbon ages of the surfaces of massive coral boulders cast ashore by past tsunamis i...
HONGO Chuki, GOTO Kazuhisa, OKADA Koji, YAGITA Yasunobu
The Quaternary Research (Daiyonki-Kenkyu)   52(2) 43-48   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
本研究では,水深0.2~20 mの極浅海域を測量することができる小型音響測深システム(HFD-1000)の能力を評価し,従来測量が困難であったサンゴ礁域において,簡易かつ高速に測定できることを示した.本システムは測定とデータ処理を一括して行えるものであり,測定した生データの出力やグリッドデータの作成も可能である.また,作成したグリッドデータを用いて,等深線が表示された2次元および3次元の画像を作成することもできる.本機器の性能上の深度分解能は10 mmであるが,動揺センサーや方位センサー等...
Daisuke Sugawara, Fumihiko Imamura, Kazuhisa Goto, Hideaki Matsumoto, Koji Minoura
Pure and Applied Geophysics   170 831-843   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
A post-tsunami field survey following the 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami was carried out to asses inundated area in Sendai Plain, Northeast Japan. The type of inundation was classified into two categories (major and minor) according to the amo...
Tsuyoshi Haraguchi, Kazuhisa Goto, Masataka Sato, Yuichi Yoshinaga, Naofumi Yamaguchi, Tomoyuki Takahashi
Marine Geology   335 200-205   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
The 11 March 2011 MW9.0 Tohoku megathrust earthquake off the Pacific coast of Japan was a salient event in the history of Japan. The resultant huge tsunami (the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami) inundated a vast coastal area of northeastern Japan, causing ...
Goto K., Iijima Y., Wada K., Imamura F., Chang Y.
Planetary People - The Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences   22(4) 207-213   2013   [Refereed]
後藤 和久, 小松 吾郎
科学   82(12) 1316-1322   Dec 2012
David R. Tappin, Hannah M. Evans, Colm J. Jordan, Bruce Richmond, Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto
Sedimentary Geology   282 151-174   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
A combination of time-series satellite imagery, helicopter-borne video footage and field observation is used to identify the impact of a major tsunami on a low-lying coastal zone located in eastern Japan. A comparison is made between the coast pro...
Witold Szczuciński, Mikołaj Kokociński, Mikołaj Kokociński, Michał Rzeszewski, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Mario Cachão, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara
Sedimentary Geology   282 40-56   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
The 11th March 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami inundated the low-lying Sendai Plain (Japan) more than 5. km inland leaving sand and mud deposits over most of the area. In order to establish the sources of the tsunami deposits and interpret processes of th...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, James Goff, Bruce Jaffe
Sedimentary Geology   282 1-13   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
In this paper we summarize the regional setting, our previous understanding of historical and pre-historical tsunamis on the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, prior to the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami, and our current understanding of the sedimentologica...
Bruce E. Jaffe, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Bruce M. Richmond, Shige Fujino, Yuichi Nishimura
Sedimentary Geology   282 90-109   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Tsunami deposits contain information about the flow that created them which can be interpreted to estimate tsunami magnitude. Sandy deposits near Sendai Airport are modeled using an inverse sediment transport model to explore the spatial and tempo...
Bruce Richmond, Witold Szczuciński, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Rob Witter, David R. Tappin, Bruce Jaffe, Shigehiro Fujino, Yuichi Nishimura, James Goff
Sedimentary Geology   282 27-39   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Case studies of recent tsunami impacts have proven to be extremely useful in understanding the geologic processes involved during inundation and return flow, and refining the criteria used to identify paleotsunami deposits in the geologic record. ...
Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuhisa Goto
Sedimentary Geology   282 110-123   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
This paper examines the results of a numerical modeling of the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake tsunami to investigate its offshore propagation and inundation along a shore-normal transect located in the center of the Sendai Plain. The inundation distan...
Daisuke Sugawara, Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura, Hideaki Matsumoto, Koji Minoura
Sedimentary Geology   282 14-26   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
In this paper, the spatial distribution and sedimentological features of the 869 Jogan tsunami deposit along the Pacific coast of Japan are reviewed to evaluate deposit-based estimates of the magnitude of the Jogan tsunami and the use of tsunami d...
Tomoya Abe, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara
Sedimentary Geology   282 142-150   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
This paper focuses on the relationship between the maximum extent of sandy tsunami deposits and inundation distance of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami. Inundation limits of the Tohoku-oki tsunami were assessed over seven shore-normal transects along t...
Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Satoko Ikema, Toyohiko Miyagi
Sedimentary Geology   282 188-198   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
This paper reports on the sedimentary processes of sand and boulder deposition at Sabusawa Island, Japan as a result of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami. Boulders were composed of tuffaceous rocks and sourced from an earthquake-triggered slope failure ...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Daisuke Sugawara, Tomoya Abe, Tsuyoshi Haraguchi, Shigehiro Fujino
Geology   40 887-890   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
This paper describes the topographic change and the recovery process, as well as the sediment sources, for tsunami deposits based on fi eld surveys and analysis of digital elevation model data before and after the A.D. 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami at t...
Chuki Hongo, Chuki Hongo, Hideki Kawamata, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences   117    Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Typhoon-generated storm waves generally cause mechanical damage to coral communities on present-day reefs, and the magnitude and extent of damage is predicted to increase in the near future as a result of global warming. Therefore, a comprehensive...
後藤 和久, 西村 裕一, 宍倉 正展
科学   82(2) 215-219   Feb 2012
後藤 和久, 島袋 綾野
科学   82(2) 208-214   Feb 2012
Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Jun Takahashi, Jun Takahashi, Shigehiro Fujino, Shigehiro Fujino
Earth, Planets and Space   64 923-930   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Field surveys were conducted in March 2005 and December 2008 in southwestern Thailand to investigate local variation in the thickness and preservation potential of onshore deposits formed by the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The 2008 surv...
Keitaro Miyazawa, Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura
Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences - 5th International Symposium   497-506   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
The 1771 Meiwa Tsunami, which was generated on 24 April 1771, struck the Miyako-Yaeyama Islands located in the southern part of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. It was one of the most devastating tsunamis ever to hit Japan. Based on historical documents...
Kazuhisa Goto, Koji Fujima, Daisuke Sugawara, Shigehiro Fujino, Kentaro Imai, Ryouta Tsudaka, Tomoya Abe, Tsuyoshi Haraguchi
Earth, Planets and Space   64 1247-1257   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
We conducted an urgent field survey at the Sendai Plain to measure the run-up heights and inundation distances of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami. We used GPS measurements because of the remarkably long inundation distances (ca. 5.4 km). We establishe...
Kazuhisa Goto, Yuichiro Tanioka, Yuichi Nishimura, Fumihiko Imamura, Shunichi Koshimura, Giuseppe Mastronuzzi
Earth, Planets and Space   64 785   Jan 2012
Goto Kazuhisa, Nishimura Yuichi, Sugawara Daisuke, Fujino Shigehiro
The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   118(7) 431-436   2012   [Refereed]
Geological investigations of tsunami deposits have proliferated since the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami in Japan, and are important in developing tsunami disaster prevention plans. However, studies of tsunami deposits in Japan are localized and do not c...
Goto Kazuhisa, Komatsu Goro
The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   118(10) VII-VIII   2012
Goto Kazuhisa, Komatsu Goro, Saito Hitoshi
Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan   118(10) 683-688   2012   [Refereed]
A large amount of satellite imagery is now available for the surface of Mars; this imagery has spatial resolutions up to 25 cm/pixel, and a Digital Terrain Model (DTM) has been constructed to allow the analysis of Martian topography. These data ar...
Goto Kazuhisa, Komatsu Goro
Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan   118(10) 618-631   2012   [Refereed]
Recently obtained high-resolution satellite imagery has enabled the detailed study of Martian geology and sedimentology. The identification of hydrological features, such as ocean, lakes, valley networks, and outflow channels, on the ancient surfa...
Fujino Shigehiro, Komatsubara Junko, Goto Kazuhisa
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   71(3) 217-218   2012
Goto Kazuhisa, Komatsubara Junko
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   71(2) 104-104   2012
Goto Kazuhisa, Minoura Koji
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   71(2) 105-117   2012   [Refereed]
Tsunami geology has been attracted attention after the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami and it is now directly linked to the national and local disaster mitigation plans. This paper reviews the response of the sedimentologists after the 2011 Tohoku-oki ts...
Goto Kazuhisa
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   71(2) 129-139   2012   [Refereed]
After the 11 March 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami, tsunami geology has been attracted attention from the public in the World. Tsunami boulders are also an important marker of the low-frequency large tsunami and hence they are useful for the tsunami risk...
Takano Osamu, Goto Kazuhisa, Komatsubara Junko
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   71(2) 157-160   2012
Komatsubara Junko, Goto Kazuhisa
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   71(2) 167-169   2012
Namiki Noriyuki, Miura Yayoi N., Cho Yuichiro, Goto Kazuhisa, Senshu Hiroki, Wada Koji, Ishibashi Ko, Arai Tomoko, Kobayashi Masanori, Ohno Sohsuke, study group Mars rover, Komatsu Goro, Usui Tomohiro, Sugita Seiji, Miyamoto Hideaki, Kubota Takashi, Ishigami Genya, Demura Hirohide, Okada Tatsuaki
Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan   118(10) 606-617   2012   [Refereed]
This paper outlines a new proposal for a Japanese-led geological rover-based exploration mission to Mars. Previous USA, former Soviet Union, and European missions have identified a wide diversity of Martian environments and a complex series of phy...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kazuhisa Goto, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Catherine Chagué-Goff, Shigehiro Fujino, James Goff, Bruce Jaffe, Yuichi Nishimura, Bruce Richmond, Daisuke Sugawara, Witold Szczuciński, David R. Tappin, Robert C. Witter, Eko Yulianto
Marine Geology   290 46-50   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
We report initial results from our recent field survey documenting the inundation and resultant deposits of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami from Sendai Plain, Japan. The tsunami inundated up to 4.5. km inland but the > 0.5 cm-thick sand deposit extend...
Yasuhito Sekine, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Ryoko Senda, Kosuke T. Goto, Kosuke T. Goto, Eiichi Tajika, Ryuji Tada, Kazuhisa Goto, Shinji Yamamoto, Naohiko Ohkouchi, Nanako O. Ogawa, Teruyuki Maruoka
Nature Communications   2    Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Early Palaeoproterozoic (2.5ĝ€"2.0 billion years ago) was a critical phase in Earth's history, characterized by multiple severe glaciations and a rise in atmospheric O 2 (the Great Oxidation Event). Although glaciations occurred at the time of O 2...
Yasuhito Sekine, Eiichi Tajika, Ryuji Tada, Takemaru Hirai, Takemaru Hirai, Kosuke T. Goto, Tatsu Kuwatani, Kazuhisa Goto, Shinji Yamamoto, Shogo Tachibana, Yukio Isozaki, Joseph L. Kirschvink
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   307 201-210   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Oxidative precipitation and authigenic enrichment of the redox sensitive element Mn in sedimentary rocks can serve as a proxy for the release of high levels of O2during the Great Oxidization Event (GOE). Here we investigate Mn abundance in sedimen...
Kazuhisa Goto, Kunimasa Miyagi, Toshio Kawana, Jun Takahashi, Fumihiko Imamura
Marine Geology   283 66-78   May 2011   [Refereed]
Field observations from previous studies of boulder movements were compiled to augment our own work on boulders that have been displaced by storm waves during recent typhoon events in the Okinawa Islands, Japan to elucidate the ability of storm wa...
Kazuhisa Goto, Jun Takahashi, Jun Takahashi, Takayuki Oie, Takayuki Oie, Fumihiko Imamura
Geomorphology   127 107-116   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
We investigated bathymetric data obtained at Kirinda Harbor, Sri Lanka one month before and 2 and 11. months after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Our bathymetric surveyed data and numerical modeling results suggest that the first run-up tsunami wa...
Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura
Coral Reefs: Biology, Threats and Restoration   239-249   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Recent studies suggested that damage of corals by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami may have been related to the characteristics of corals (shape, size, and fixed strength to the sea floor), coastal profiles, and tsunami wave properties. However, no s...

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