Takuro Kobashi


Takuro Kobashi

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Name
Takuro Kobashi
E-mail
t.kobashirenewable-ei.org
Affiliation
Renewable Energy Institute
Job title
Senior Researcher
Degree
Ph.D.(University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
ORCID ID
0000-0003-4153-8272

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Nov 2016
 - 
Today
Senior Researcher, Renewable Energy Institute
 
May 2014
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Apr 2016
Lecturer/Marie Curie Fellow, Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern
 
May 2010
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Apr 2014
Project researcher/assistant professor, National Institute of Polar Research
 
Oct 2007
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Mar 2010
Researcher, Climate Policy, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
 
Jul 2006
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Sep 2006
Short term consultant, Environment and Social Development Unit of the East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank
 

Education

 
Sep 2001
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May 2007
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
 
Sep 1998
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May 2001
Department of Geology&Geophysics, Texas A&M University
 
Apr 1994
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Mar 1998
Department of Engineering, Hokkaido University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Apr 2014
Investigation of Greenland temperature variability over the 6000 years using trapped air in ice cores, Marie Curie Fellow, EU Commission
 
May 2002
Distinguished Graduate Student Award, Texas A&M University
 

Published Papers

 
Techno-economic analyses of PV, PV + battery, PV + EV for household in Kyoto and Shenzhen towards 2030
Kobashi, T., K. Say, J. Wang, M. Yarime
35th Japan Society of Energy and Resources   383-386   Jan 2019
Techno-economic assessment of the residential photovoltaic systems integrated with electric vehicles: A case study of Japanese households towards 2030
Takuro Kobashi, Masaru Yarime
Energy Procedia   158 3802-3807   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Takuro Kobashi, Laurie Menviel, Laurie Menviel, Aurich Jeltsch-Thömmes, Aurich Jeltsch-Thömmes, Bo M. Vinther, Jason E. Box, Raimund Muscheler, Toshiyuki Nakaegawa, Patrik L. Pfister, Patrik L. Pfister, Michael Döring, Michael Döring, Markus Leuenberger, Markus Leuenberger, Heinz Wanner, Atsumu Ohmura
Scientific Reports   7    May 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 The Author(s). Solar variability has been hypothesized to be a major driver of North Atlantic millennial-scale climate variations through the Holocene along with orbitally induced insolation change. However, another important climate driver...
T. Kobashi, T. Ikeda-Fukazawa, M. Suwa, J. Schwander, J. Schwander, T. Kameda, J. Lundin, A. Hori, H. Motoyama, M. Döring, M. Döring, M. Leuenberger, M. Leuenberger
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics   15 13895-13914   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Author(s). Gases in ice cores are invaluable archives of past environmental changes (e.g., the past atmosphere). However, gas fractionation processes after bubble closure in the firn are poorly understood, although increasing evidence indic...
T. Kobashi, J. E. Box, B. M. Vinther, K. Goto-Azuma, K. Goto-Azuma, T. Blunier, J. W.C. White, T. Nakaegawa, C. S. Andresen
Geophysical Research Letters   42 5992-5999   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. The abrupt Northern Hemispheric warming at the end of the twentieth century has been attributed to an enhanced greenhouse effect. Yet Greenland and surrounding subpolar North Atlantic remain...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Techno-economic analyses of PV, PV + battery, PV + EV for household in Kyoto and Shenzhen towards 2030
Kobashi, T., K. Say, J. Wang, M. Yarime
Japan Society of Energy and Resources   30 Jan 2019   
Techno-economic assessment of the residential photovoltaic systems integrated with electric vehicles: A case study of Japanese households towards 2030
Takuro Kobashi
ICAE 2018 Hong Kong (Applied Energy)   24 Aug 2018   
Precise Holocene temperature change and its causes estimated from trapped air in Greenland ice cores
Takuro Kobashi
Goldschmidt conference   Jun 2016   
Greenland temperatures over the Holocene
Takuro Kobashi
IPICS   Mar 2016   
Evidence for solar-induced AMOC variability from Greenland temperature records over the past 2000 years
Takuro Kobashi
IUGG   Jun 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Study for energy transition policy and strategy towards RE100% Asian cities
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature: Incubation study
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Takuro Kobashi
European Commission: Marie Curie Fellow
Project Year: Mar 2014 - Apr 2016    Investigator(s): Takuro Kobashi
Marie Curie Fellow (EUR 277,296,80)
Reconstruction of Dome Fuji temperature over the past 4000 years
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Takuro Kobashi
High precision Greenland temperature reconstruction over the past 2000 years using a new method of measuring gasses in trapped air in ice cores
JSPS: KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Takuro Kobashi