Baba Sotaro

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Baba Sotaro
University of the Ryukyus
Faculty of Education Lifelong Education Program
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2008
- , University of the Ryukyus, Faculty of Education, Natural Sciences, Professor

Published Papers

Metamorphic P-T conditions and variation of REE between two garnet generations from granulites in the Sør-Rondane mountains, East Antarctica
Sotaro Baba, Yasuhito Osanai, Tatsuro Adachi, Nobuhiko Nakano, Tomokazu Hokada, Tsuyoshi Toyoshima
Mineralogy and Petrology   123(6) 821-845   2019   [Refereed]
Baba Sotaro
琉球大学教育学部紀要   92 153-160   Feb 2018
Baba Sotaro, Uesato Moeko, Hokada Tomokazu, Adachi Tatsuro, Osanai Yasuhito, Nakano Nobuhiko, Toyoshima Tsuyoshi
琉球大学教育学部紀要   92 161-177   Feb 2018
Retrograde metamorphic P-T paths of garnet—pyroxene—bearing mafic gneisses from the Brattnipene nunataks in Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica, were examined. The majority of samples preserve irregular—shaped garnet coexisting with clinopyroxe...
Baba Sotaro, Uchima Issei
The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   122(3) 127-132   2016
Garnet-bearing Shimanto pelitic schists occur in the Nago area of north-central Okinawa Island, Japan. The schists consist mainly of phengite, chlorite, quartz, albite, and epidote. They show narrow compositional banding, with bands composed of ph...
Baba Sotaro, Horie Kenji, Hokada Tomokazu, Owada Masaaki, Adachi Tatsuro, Shiraishi Kazuyuki
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY   123(1) 55-77   Jan 2015   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

New insights into the metamorphic evolution of the Lützow-Holm Complex along the Prince Olav Coast, East Antarctica
Baba, S., Hokada, T., Kamei, A., Kitano, I., Motoyoshi, Y., Nantasin, P., Setiawan, N., Dashbaatar, D.
2019 IAGR Annual Conference & 16th International Conference on Gonadwana to Asia.   Nov 2019   
Formation of shear zone in Akebono Rock, Prince Olav Coast, East Antarctica.
Baba, S., Hokada, T., Kamei, A., Kitano, I., Motoyoshi, Y., Nantasin, P., Setiawan, N., Dashbaatar, D
The 9th Symposium on Polar Science   Dec 2018   
Contrasting metamorphic records in DML and the surrounding regions.
Baba Sotaro
Japan-Norway Arctic Science & Innovation Week 2006   Jun 2016   
SHRIMP U-Pb dating of high to ultrahigh temperature metamorphic rocks: implications for zircon crystallization form anatectic melt
S. Baba, T. Hokada, K. Horie, and K. Shiraishi
th International SHRIMP Workshop   Sep 2014   
Timing of metamorphism of inland nunataks in central Dronning Maud Land: implication for amalgamation of different metamorphic terranes in East Africa Antarctica Orogen
S. Baba, K. Horie, T. Hokada, T. Adachi, M. Owada and K. Shiraishi
2014 SCAR OPEN SCIENCE CONFERENCE & COMNAP Symposium   Aug 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1999   
: International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 1999   
: The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2002   
Geological Process of Formation of Sapphirine-Bearing Gneisses
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2003   
Crustal Evolution of Central Dronning Maud Land, E. Antarctica
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2001