Junji Yamamoto

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Junji Yamamoto
Hokkaido University
The Hokkaido University Museum
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Associate Professor, Hokkaido University Museum, Hokkaido University
Dec 2008
Mar 2011
Assistant Research Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Jan 2003
Dec 2003
Postdoctoral research fellow, Graduate School of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Apr 2002
Dec 2002
Postdoctoral research fellow, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
Apr 2001
Mar 2002
Postdoctoral research fellow, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo


Apr 1998
Mar 2001
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
Apr 1996
Mar 1998
Geology, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
Apr 1992
Mar 1996
Earth and Planetary Systems, Faculty of Science, Hiroshima University

Awards & Honors

Sep 2006
Subduction-related fluid occurrence in mantle revealed by residual pressure and isotopic compositions of fluid inclusion, Incentive Award of The Geochemical Society of Japan, The Geochemical Society of Japan

Published Papers

Ultra-magnesian olivine-bearing ultramafic lava blocks within Cenozoic accretionary sediments at Shizuoka, Japan: Implications for young, hot plume activity beneath the western Pacific Plate
Nakamura Y., Ishibashi H., Yasuda A., Hokanishi N. and Yamamoto J.
Lithos   324–325 315-324   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Thermal expansion of natural mantle spinel using in situ synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction
Yamamoto J., Yoshino T., Yamazaki D., Higo Y., Tange Y. and Torimoto J.
Journal of Materials Science   in press    Aug 2018   [Refereed]
CO2 Raman thermometer improvement: comparing hot band and Stokes and anti-Stokes Raman scattering thermometers
Hagiwara Y., Takahata K., Torimoto J. and Yamamoto J.
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy   in press    Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Noble gas and carbon isotopic compositions of petit-spot lavas from southeast of Marcus Island
Yamamoto J., Kawano T., Takahata N. and Sano Y.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   497 139-148   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Ono K., Harada Y., Yoneda A., Yamamoto J., Yoshiasa A., Sugiyama K., Arima H. and Watanabe T.
PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF MINERALS   45(3) 237-247   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Sato Y., Hirano N., Machida S., Yamamoto J., Nakanishi M., Ishii T., Taki A.. Yasukawa K. and Kato Y.
INTERNATIONAL GEOLOGY REVIEW   60(10) 1231-1243   2018   [Refereed]
Hagiwara Y., Sogo Y., Takahata K. and Yamamoto J.
GEOCHEMICAL JOURNAL   52(4) 379-383   2018   [Refereed]
Shibano Y., Takahata K., Kawano J., Watanabe T., Enomoto D., Kagi H., Kamiya N. and Yamamoto J.
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy   in press(12) 1755-1761   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Akziawa N., Tamura A., Yamamoto J., Mizukami T., Fukushi K., Python M. and Arai S.
Lithos   in press 66-87   2017   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Ishibashi H. and Nishimura K.
Geochemical Journal   in press(6) 457-467   2017   [Refereed]
Corroboration between Different Exhibits: Application of astronomical simulator software Mitaka as a bridge between exhibitions in the University Museum
Tanaka T., Yamamoto J., Ando T., Masuda A., Mishima W., Iwanami R. and Yamashita S.
The Journal of the Museological Society of Japan   印刷中    2017   [Refereed]
Development of educational tool for formation processes of graded layers -a sensory tool for viscous resistance of a media-
Yamamoto J., Tokunaga S., Tanaka T., Takahata K., Tajima T., Mishima W.
Education of Earth Science   70 31-41   2017   [Refereed]
Potential of Mortar as an Experimental Material for Aid in Understanding of Rock Weathering by Freezing and Thawing
Mishima W., Yamamoto J., Arita K., Kato Y., Tanaka T., Torimoto J., Takahata K., Kusaka A. and Teranishi T.
Education of Earth Science   70 15-22   2017   [Refereed]
Eruption age of Sakurajima-Satsuma tephra using thermoluminescence dating
Shitaoka Y., Moriwaki H., Akai F., Nakamura N., Miyoshi M. and Yamamoto J.
Bulletin of Geo-Environmental Science   18 29-35   2016   [Refereed]
Report on experimental observation of liquefaction phenomenon for education of disaster prevention
Shitaoka Y., Yamamoto K. and Yamamoto J.
Environmental Education   18 89-96   2016   [Refereed]
Coordination of the Astronomical simulation software "Mitaka" and university museum exhibits: a case study with fossil exhibits
Tanaka T., Mishima W., Takahata K., Sakakibara T. and Yamamoto J.
Education of Earth Science   68 145-153   2016   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Takahata K., Torimoto J. and Ishibashi H.
Journal of Geography   124 429-443   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Takahata K., Torimoto J. and Yamamoto J.
Chemistry Letters   43(12) 1924-1925   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Korenaga J., Hirano N. and Kagi H.
Geology   42(11) 967-970   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Kumagai Y., Kawamoto T. and Yamamoto J.
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology   168(4) DOI:10.1007/s00410-014-1056-9   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Shitaoka Y., Miyoshi M., Yamamoto J., Shibata T., Nagatomo T. and Takemura K.
Geochronometria   41(1) 30-35   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Miyoshi M., Shinmura T., Sumino H., Sano T., Miyabuchi Y., Mori Y., Inakura H., Furukawa K., Uno K., Hasenaka T., Nagao K., Arakawa Y. and Yamamoto J.
Chemical Geology   352 202-210   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Kobayashi T., Yamamoto J., Hirajima T., Ishibashi H., Hirano N., Lai Y., Prikhod'ko V.S. and Arai S.
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy   43(8) 1126-1133   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Nishimura K., Ishibashi H., Kagi H., Arai S. and Prikhod'ko V.S.
Tectonophysics   554-557 74-82   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
地学教育   65(2) 51-61   Mar 2012
Ishibashi H., Arakawa M., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy   43(2) 331-337   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Toyama C., Muramatsu Y., Yamamoto J., Nakai S. and Kaneoka I.
Geochemical Journal   46(1) 45-59   2012   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Otsuka K., Ohjuji K., Ishibashi H., Hirano N. and Kagi H.
European Journal of Mineralogy   23(5) 805-815   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
地学教育   64(3) 53-69   May 2011
Petrology and Sr-Nd isotopic geochemistry of ultramafic xenoliths from the French Massif Central
Yoshikawa M., Kawamoto T., Shibata T. and Yamamoto J.
Geological Society of London, Special Publications   337 153-175   2010   [Refereed]
Yasuzuka T., Ishibashi H., Arakawa M., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences   104(6) 395-400   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Hirano N., Abe N. and Hanyu T.
Chemical Geology   268(3-4) 313-323   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
Sano Y., Kameda A., Takahata N., Yamamoto J. and Nakajima J.
Chemical Geology   266(1-2) 50-56   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Nishimura K., Sugimoto T., Takemura K., Takahata N. and Sano Y.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   280(1-4) 167-174   Apr 2009   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Nakai S., Nishimura K., Kaneoka I., Kagi H., Sato K., Okumura T., Prikhod'ko V.S. and Arai S.
Island Arc   18(1) 225-241   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Ishibashi H., Arakawa M., Ohi S., Yamamoto J., Miyake A. and Kagi H.
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy   39(11) 1653-1659   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
European Journal of Mineralogy   20(4) 529-535   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Ando J., Kagi H., Inoue T., Yamada A., Yamazaki D. and Irifune T.
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals   35(5) 249-257   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
Arakawa M., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
Chemistry Letters   37(3) 280-281   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
Arakawa M., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
Applied Spectroscopy   61(7) 701-705   Jul 2007   [Refereed]
地球化学   41(2) 63-75   May 2007
An active convergent plate boundary comprises dynamic material circulation system where materials risen up from descending oceanic plate partly go back to the Earth's surface. An evaluation of the material flux in this system is important to asses...
Yamamoto J., Kagi H., Kawakami Y., Hirano N. and Nakamura M.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   253(3-4) 369-377   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Hirano Naoto, Takahashi Eiichi, Yamamoto Junji, Abe Natsue, Ingle Stephanie P., Kaneoka Ichiro, Hirata Takafumi, Kimura Jun-Ichi, Ishii Teruaki, Ogawa Yujiro, Machida Shiki, Suyehiro Kiyoshi
SCIENCE   313(5792) 1426-1428   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
Chemistry Letters   35(6) 610-611   Jun 2006   [Refereed]
Evidence for partial melt in Earth's asthenosphere: volcanism in response to plate flexure during subduction of the Cretaceous Pacific Plate
Hirano N., Takahashi E., Yamamoto J., Machida S., Abe N., Ingle S., Kaneoka I., Hirata T., Kimura J., Ishii T., Ogawa Y. and Suyehiro K.
Science   313 1426-1428   2006   [Refereed]
SUMINO Hirochika, YAMAMOTO Junji, KUMAGAI Hidenori
Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences   34(4) 173-185   Jul 2005
Because of chemical inertness of noble gases, their isotopic compositions trapped in mantle-derived xenoliths provide valuable information about mantle processes. Here we present a review of noble gas studies of mantle xenoliths from several tecto...
Glasby G. P., Yamanaka T., Yamamoto J., Sato H. and Notsu K.
Resource Geology   54 413-424   2005   [Refereed]
Notsu K., Sugiyama K., Hosoe M., Uemura A., Shimoike Y., Tsunomori F., Sumino H., Yamamoto J., Mori T. and Hernandez P.A.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research   139 147-161   2005   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J. and Burnard P.G.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta   69 727-734   2005   [Refereed]
Nishio Y., Nakai S., Yamamoto J., Sumino H., Matsumoto T., Prikhod'ko V. S., Arai S. and Kumagai H.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   217 245-261   2004   [Refereed]
Mizukami T., Wallis S. R. and Yamamoto J.
Nature   427 432-436   2004   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Kaneoka I., Nakai S., Kagi H., Prikhod'ko V.S. & Arai S.
Chemical Geology   207 237-259   2004   [Refereed]
Hirano N., Yamamoto J., Kagi H. and Ishii T.
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology   148 47-54   2004   [Refereed]
Kawakami Y., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.
Applied Spectroscopy   57 1333-1339   2003   [Refereed]
Noble gases in mantle-derived xenocrysts in an alkali basalt from Japan Trench oceanward slope
Yamamoto J., Hirano N., Hanyu T., Kagi H. and Kaneoka I.
Plume and problems of deep sources of alkaline magmatism (edited by N.V. Vladykin)   39-50   2003   [Refereed]
Noble gas systematics of the Hawaiian volcanoes based on the analysis of Loihi, Kilauea and Koolau submarine rocks
Kaneoka I., Hanyu T., Yamamoto J. and Miura N. Y.
Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives (AGU Geophysical Monograph)   128 373-389   2002   [Refereed]
Matsuda J., Matsumoto T., Sumino H., Nagao K., Yamamoto J., Miura Y. N., Kaneoka I., Takahata N. and Sano Y.
Geochemical Journal   36 191-195   2002   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Kagi H., Kaneoka I., Lai Y., Prikhod'ko V. S. and Arai S.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   198 511-519   2002   [Refereed]
Yamamoto J., Watanabe M., Nozaki Y. and Sano Y.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research   107 19-26   2001   [Refereed]