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Kitami Institute of Technology
Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Job title
Dr. Sc.(Hokkaido University), Ms. Engineering(Hokkaido University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2011
Professor, Kitami Institute of Technology
Apr 2001
Mar 2011
Associate Professor, Kitami Institute of Technology
Nov 1998
Mar 2001
Assistant Professor, Kitami Institute of Technology
Apr 1991
Oct 1998
Research Assistant, Kitami Institute of Technology


Apr 1988
Mar 1991
Division of Geophysics, Graduate Scool of Science, Hokkaido University
Apr 1986
Mar 1988
Division of Applied Physics, Graduate Scool of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Apr 1982
Mar 1986
Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2005
Japanese Society of Snow and Ice  Editor
Jan 2007
Dec 2018
Editrilal board of Polar Science  Associate Editor

Awards & Honors

Antarcitc Prize, Japan Polar Research Association

Published Papers

State dependence of climatic instability over the past 720,000 years from Antarctic ice cores and climate modeling.
Dome Fuji Ice Core Project Members:, Kenji Kawamura, A. Abe-Ouchi, H. Motoyama, and others (including T. Kameda)
Science Advances   3    Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Winter-spring transition of ground conditions over Alaska deived by airborne 6GHz microwave and ifrared observations
Alimasi, N., H. Enomoto, J. Cherry, L. Hinzman and T. Kameda
Japanese Journal of Snow and Ice   78(6) 365-382   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Airborne 6GHz passive microwave observation of winter ground conditions in Alaska
Alimasi, N., H. Enomoto,J. Cherry, L. Hizman, T. Kameda,K. Sugiura,M. Hori
Japanese Journal of Snow and Ice   78(4)    Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Tanaka, Y., K. Tateyama, T. Kameda and J.K. Hutchings
Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans   121 7056-7072   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Spatial Characteristics of Rainfall at Sparsely Distributed Station Network over the High-Latitude Mountainous Regions in Eastern Siberia.
Sugiura K, S. Takahashi, T. Kameda, H. Enomoto, Y. Kononov and M. Ananicheva
International Journal of Earth Environmental Sciences   1(1)    Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Kobashi, T., Ikeda-Fukazawa, T., Suwa, M., Schwander, J., Kameda, T., Lundin, J., Hori, A., Döring, M., and Leuenberger, M.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discusssion   15 15711-15753   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Development of an automatic image analysis method for recognizing sea ice condtions
Tanaka, Y., K. Tateyama, S. Takahashi, T. Kameda and H. Enomoto
Japanese Journal of Snow and Ice   77(2) 173-190   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Replication technique of snow crystals using light-curing resin and its coping accuracy
Yanagi, S., K. Akihiko, T. Kameda, J. Tamaki and A.M.M.Sharif Ulah
Japanese Journal of Snow and Ice   77(1) 75-89   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Yukimarimo, balls, rollers, strings, and swirles: Natural patterns in snow, and meteorological conditions for formations of "snow beauties"
Kazuko Naoi, Takao Kameda, Jun Kitsui and Keiji Higuchi
Japanese Journal of Snow and Ice   76(5) 345-353   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Kameda, T., Y. Harada and S. Takahashi
Journal of Glaciology   60(224) 1075-1083   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Kikuchi, K., T. Kameda, K. Higuchi, A. Yamashita and Working group members for new classification of snow crystals
Atmospheric Research   132-133 460-472   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Kameda, T., K. Fujita, O. Sugita, N. Hirasawa, and S. Takahashi
Journal of Geophysical Research   114(D18) D18115   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
KAMEDA TakaoXiao Cunde, I. Allison, Hou Shugui, G. Dreyfus, J.-M. Barnola, Ren Jiawen, Bian Lingen, Zhang Shenkai and T. Kameda
Annals of Glaciology   48 82-87   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Eisen, O., M. Frezzotti, C. Genthon, E. Isaksson, O. Magand, M. R. van den Broeke, D.A. Dixon, A. Ekaykin, P. Holmlund, T. Kameda, L. Karlöf, S. Kaspari, V. Lipenkov, H. Oerter, S. Takahashi and D. Vaughan
Review of Geophysics   46(RG2001) doi:10.1029/2006RG000218   Feb 2008   [Refereed]


Melt feutures in ice cores frow Site J, Southern Greenland : some implication for summer climate since AD 1550
Annals of Glaciology   21 51-58   1995
Characteristics of bubble volumes in firn-ice transition layers of ice cores from polar ice sheets
Annals of Glaciology   20 95-100   1994
Surface mass balance, sublimation and snow temperatures at Dome Fuji Station, Antarctica, in 1995
Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Meteorol. Glaciol.   11 24-34   1997
Meteorological observations along a traverse route from coast to Dome Fuji Station, Antarctica, recorded by Automatic Weather Stations in 1995
Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Meteorol. Glaciol.   11 35-50   1997
Shapes and distribution of air bubbles in an ice core from Aasgaardfonna, Spitsbergen
Bulletin of Glacier Research   7 221-225   1989

Books etc

Kameda, T. and S. Takahashi (Part:Joint Work)
Kokon shoin   Aug 2017   

Teaching Experience

  • Earth Science (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Physics (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Glaciology (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan)


Glaciological and meteorological studies at Dome Fuji Station, East Antarctica
Glaciological studies in the Sualbard Islands
Glaciological studies on the Greenland Ice Sheet
Glaciological Studies on the Greenland Ice Sheet
Glaciological Studies in the Sualbard Islands

Research Grants & Projects

Clarification of the formation mechanism of white spotted wet snow
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Takao Kameda
Physical properties of snow and ice in cold regions
Studies on glaciers and ice sheets in polar and mountain regions
Studies about snow and ice