Tsubasa Otake

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Tsubasa Otake
Hokkaido University
Faculty of Engineering Division of Solid Waste,Resources and Geoenvironmental Engineering
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Geosciences and Astrobiology(The Pennsylvania State University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering, Hokkaido University, Faculty of Engineering
Oct 2011
Mar 2012
Postdoctoral researcher, Research Institute for Geo-resources and Environment, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Feb 2009
Sep 2011
Assistant Professor, Tohoku University Graduate School of Science, Department of Earth Science, Division of Earth and Planetary Material Science


Sep 2003
Dec 2008
Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Apr 2002
Aug 2003
Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
Apr 1998
Mar 2002
Department of Earth Resources, Marine and Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Kyushu University

Awards & Honors

Best Poster award, Origins 2011 International Conference, International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life
Frank Drake Award, Astrobiology Science Conference 2008

Published Papers

Sufriadin, S. Widodo, A. Ito, T. Otake, K. Sanematsu
Journal of Degraded and Mining Lands Management   5(4) 1403-1408   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
K. Toda, H. Sato, N. Weerakoon, T. Otake, S. Nishimura, and T. Sato
Minerals   8 174   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
M. Shimbashi, T. Sato, M. Yamakawa, N. Fujii, and T. Otake
Minerals   8 155   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Mechanisms of Se(IV) co-precipitation with ferrihydrite at acidic and alkaline conditions, and its behavior during aging
P. C. M. Francisco, T. Sato, T. Otake, T. Kasama, S. Suzuki, H. Shiwaku, and T. Yaita
Environmental Science and Technology   52 4817-4826   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
S. Zhou, T. Sato, and T. Otake
Minerals   8 101   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
S. Nozawa, T. Sato, and T. Otake
Minerals   8 76   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
E. Opiso, T. Sato, and T. Otake
Advances in Concrete Construction   5(3) 289-301   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Adsorption and Post Adsorption Behavior of Schwertmannite with Various Oxyanions
K. Khamphila, R. Kodama, T. Sato, and T. Otake
Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering   5 90-106   2017   [Refereed]
A. Ito, T. Otake, K. Shin, K. S. Ariffin, F.-Y. Yeah, and T. Sato
Applied Geochemistry   82 89-101   2017   [Refereed]
Effects of glycine, water, ammonia, and ammonium bicarbonate on the oligomerization of methionine
R. Huang, Y. Furukawa, T. Otake, and T. Kakegawa
Origin of Life and Evolution of Biospheres   47 145-160   2017   [Refereed]
5-year chemico-physical evolution of concrete-claystone interfaces
U. Mäder, A. Jenni, C. Lerouge, S. Gaboreau, S. Miyoshi, Y. Kimura, V. Cloet, M. Fukaya, F. Claret, T. Otake, M. Shibata, and B. Lothenbach
Swiss Journal of Geosciences   110 307-327   2017   [Refereed]
Hase, H., Nishiuchi, T., Sato, T., Otake, T., Yaita, T., Kobayashi, T., and Yoneda, T.
Journal of Hazardous Materials   329 49-56   2017   [Refereed]
Cerium removal by activated carbon derived from palm kernel shell
C.-H. Ooi, A. Ito, T. Otake, and F.-Y. Yeoh
Advanced Materials Letters   8(2) 145-149   2017   [Refereed]
P. C. M. Francisco, T. Sato, T. Otake, and T. Kasama
American Mineralogist   101 2057-2069   2016   [Refereed]
Otake, T., Yokoyama, T., Francisco, P. C. M., Watanabe, K.
Geochemical Journal   49    2015   [Refereed]
R. Nakabayashi, T. Kijima, Y. Tsukada, T. Sato, T. Otake, K. Kaneko, T. Yoneda
Journal of the Clay Science Society of Japan (in Japanese)   52(1) 9-22   2013   [Refereed]
X. Liu, A. Asai, T. Sato, E. Opiso, T. Otake, and T. Yoneda
Water, Air, & Soil Pollution   224 1442   2013   [Refereed]
Field excursion at Kuroko-type VMS deposit in the Hokuroku district, Akita Prefecture
Hasegawa, M., Yamada, R., Otake, T., and Nozaki, T.
Shigen-Chishitsu   62 249-257   2012   [Invited]
Furukawa, Y., Otake, T., Ishiguro, T., Nakazawa, H., and Kakegawa, T.
Origin of Life and Evolution of Biospheres   42(6) 519-531   2012   [Refereed]
Otake, T. and Wanatabe, Y.
Chikyukagaku (Geochemistry)   45 251-264   2011   [Refereed][Invited]


The Relationship Between Smectite/ Illite Ratios and Diagenetic History of Sandstone Reservoir, Batu Ayau Formation, Upper Kutai Basin, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
T. Puji Astuti, S. Surjono, I. Warmada, D.P. Kusuma, Y. Tsukada, T. Otake, and T. Sato
International Petroleum Technology Conference 2014, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   17895   Dec 2014

Conference Activities & Talks

Comparison of ore formation processes between VHMS deposits and a submarine hydrothermal ore deposit in Okinawa Trough
T. Otake, T. Ikeshima, T. Sato, J-I Ishibashi, T. Nozaki, H. Kumagai, L. Maeda, and CK16-05 onboard members
Goldschmidt 2018   17 Aug 2018   
The role of multi-stage processes on ree enrichment in Kangankunde carbonatites, Malawi
F. Chikanda, T. Otake, Y. Ohtomo, T. Sato
Goldschmidt 2018   14 Aug 2018   
Ore formation processes in a submarine hydrothermal ore deposit in Izena Hole, Okinawa Trough: comparison with Kuroko deposits
T. Otake, T. Ikeshima, T. Sato, J. Ishibashi, T. Nozaki, H. Kumagai, L. Maeda, and CK16-05 Onboard members
Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018   23 May 2018   
Hydrothermal synthesis of chromian spinel from iron and chromium hydroxides using a flow-through apparatus
T. Otake, M. Nishikata, Y. Ohtomo, Y. Kimura, D. Kawamoto, and T. Sato
American Chemical Society National Meeting   18 Mar 2018   
Large Fe isotope fractionations found in sulfide ores and ferruginous cherts in volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits
T. Otake, S. Nakamura, R. Yamada, K. Shin, S. Ono, T. Sato
Goldschmidt Conference 2017   16 Sep 2017   
大竹翼, 中村峻介,山田亮一, 申基澈, 小野修司, 佐藤努
日本地球惑星科学連合2017年大会   25 May 2017   
Spatial and temporal distributions of metallic ore deposits [Invited]
Tsubasa Otake
2016 5th International Doctoral Symposium-Sustainable Management of Resources and Environment in the 21st Century   10 Nov 2016   
大竹翼, 梁智現, 大友陽子, 佐藤努
2016年度日本地球化学会年会   14 Sep 2016   
後藤翔太, 大竹翼, 川本大祐, 横山拓史, 小野修司, 伊藤真由美, 佐藤努
2016年資源地質学会年会   23 Jun 2016   
Transitions in oceanic and hydrothermal environments inferred from Fe isotopes in ferruginous and manganeferous sedimentary rocks
T. Otake, and K. Shin
第5回同位体環境学シンポジウム   25 Dec 2015   
2015年度日本地球化学会第62回年会   16 Sep 2015   
Environmental impacts associated with heavy mineral processing: Case study in Malaysia [Invited]
Tsubasa Otake
The World Forum Meeting and Conference “Resources and Sustainability”   15 Sep 2015   
Fe isotope variations in ferruginous sedimentary rocks above Kuroko deposits in the Hokuroku district, Northeast Japan
T. Otake, R. Suzuki, R. Yamada, K. Shin, Y. Kon, T. Sato
Goldschmidt Conference 2015   18 Aug 2015   
資源地質学会第65回年会講演会   25 Jun 2015   
第4 回同位体環境学シンポジウム   22 Dec 2014   
Environmental impacts associated with REE resources: case study of the tin tailing processing industry in Malaysia [Invited]
T. Otake, A. Ito, S. Anraku, K.-S. Ariffin, F.-Y. Yeoh, and T. Sato
4th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference   13 Oct 2014   
大竹翼, 鈴木陵平, 山田亮一, 申基澈, 昆慶明, 佐藤努
2014年度日本地球化学会年会   16 Sep 2014   
研究者を志すきっかけとなった南アフリカの鉱床達 [Invited]
大竹 翼
鉱物科学会若手の会夜間集会   1 May 2014   
海洋における酸化還元環境の変遷と元素濃集 [Invited]
大竹 翼
日本地球惑星科学連合2014年大会   28 Apr 2014   
Chromium Enrichment in sedimentary rocks deposited in shallow water in the 3.2 Ga Moodies Group, South Africa
T. Otake, Y. Sakamoto, S. Itoh, H. Yurimoto, and T. Kakegawa
Goldschmidt Conference 2013   29 Aug 2013   
Enrichment of chromium in Banded Iron Formations deposited in a shallow water in the Barberton Greenstone Belts, South Africa
T. Otake, Y. Sakamoto, S. Itoh, H. Yurimoto, T. Kakegawa
2013年資源地質学会年会   27 Jun 2013   
縞状鉄鉱層の微量元素・同位体分析によって紐解く地球と生命の共進化 [Invited]
大竹 翼
第73回分析化学討論会   18 May 2013   
Tsubasa Otake
5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Geological Engineering   2013   
Earth’s surface environments inferred from chemical sedimentary rocks deposited in a shallow ocean 3.2 billion years ago. [Invited]
T. Otake, Y. Sakamoto, S. Itoh, H. Yurimoto, and T. Kakegawa
G-COE symposium 2012: Achievements of G-COE program for Earth and planetary dynamics and the future perspective   2012   
32億年前の浅海性化学堆積岩から推定される当時の地球表層環境 [Invited]
地球惑星科学連合2012年大会   2012   
Origins of magnetite and chromite in sedimentary rocks in a shallow water environment in the 3.2 Ga Moodies Group, South Africa.
T. Otake, Y. Sakamoto, S. Itoh, H. Yurimoto, and T. Kakegawa
2012 AGU Fall Meeting   2012   
日本地球化学会2012年年会   2012   
太古代に見られる鉄に富んだ堆積岩の成因と当時の地球表層環境 [Invited]
大竹 翼
産業義技術総合研究所 GREENシーズセミナー   2012   
縞状鉄鉱層:資源地質学からアストロバイオロジーへ [Invited]
大竹 翼
東京工業大学 地惑セミナー   2012   
資源地質学で紐解く地球と生命の共進化 [Invited]
大竹 翼
北海道大学工学部 講演会   2012   
Stability of amino acids and their oligomerization under high-pressure conditions
Otake, T., Taniguchi, T., Furukawa, Y., Nakazawa, H., and Kakegawa, T.
Origins 2011 International Conference   2011   
Origins of chromite found in chemical and clastic sedimentary rocks of the 3.2 Ga Moodies Group, South Africa.
Otake, T., Sakamoto, Y., and Kakegawa, T.
Goldschmidt Conference 2011   2011   
Mechanisms of iron oxide transformations in hydrothermal systems
Otake, T., Wesolowski, D.J., Anovitz, L. M., Allard, L. F., and Ohmoto, H.
地球惑星科学連合2011年大会   2011   
大竹翼,谷口尚, 古川善博,中沢弘基,掛川武
日本地球化学会第58回年会   2011   
生命の起源および進化に関する研究における海洋堆積物の続成/変成作用の重要 [Invited]
大竹 翼
東京大学地球惑星システム科学セミナー   2011   
The Stability of amino acids and peptides during on the early Earth
Otake, T., Taniguchi, T., Furukawa, Y., Nakazawa, H., and Kakegawa, T.
Global-Network Symposium on Earth’s Dynamics   2010   
The stability of amino acids and peptides during diagenesis on the early Earth
Otake, T., Taniguchi, T., Furukawa, Y., Nakazawa, H., and Kakegawa, T.
地球惑星科学連合2010年大会(国際セッション)   2010   
Stability of amino acids and peptides during diagenesis on the early Earth
Otake, T., Taniguchi, T., Furukawa, Y., Nakazawa, H., and Kakegawa, T.
2010 Goldschmidt conference   2010   
平衡及び非平衡反応における硫黄の同位体効果と質量依存性の理論的研究 [Invited]
大竹 翼
日本地球化学会第57回大会   2010   
大竹翼, 谷口尚, 古川善博, 中沢弘基, 掛川武
日本地球化学会第57回大会   2010   
大竹翼, 谷口尚, 古川善博, 中沢弘基, 掛川武
第51回高圧討論会   2010   
縞状鉄鉱層中の初生鉱物としての赤鉄鉱の沈殿と続成作用による磁鉄鉱へのトランスフォーメーション [Invited]
大竹 翼
九州大学大学院生企画シンポジウム   2010   
T. Otake, A. C. Lasaga, Y. Watanabe, H. Ohmoto
第2回アストロバイオロジーワークショップ   2009   
Theoretical investigations for anomalous fracionation of sulfur isotopes during a surface reaction
T. Otake, A. C. Lasaga, Y. Watanabe, H. Ohmoto
AGU Fall Meeting   2009   
A New Surface Reaction Model for Anomalous Fractionation of Sulfur Isotopes
地球惑星科学連合2009年大会   2009   
Theoretical investigations of equilibrium and surface adsorption effects on mass-dependent fractionation in multiple sulfur isotope systems
T. Otake, A. C. Lasaga, Y. Watanabe, H. Ohmoto
Astrobiology Science Conference   2008   
Anomalous S isotope fractionations during reactions with an organic surface: I. theoretical investigations
T. Otake, A. C. Lasaga, Y. Watanabe, H. Ohmoto
18th Annual Goldschmidt Conference   2008   
Experimental evidence for non-redox transformation of hematite from magnetite under reducing conditions
take, T., Wesolowski, D.J., Anovitz, L. M., Allard, L. F., and Ohmoto, H.
Astrobiology Science Conference   2006   
Non-redox transformation of magnetite - hematite under H2-rich hydrothermal conditions
Otake, T., Wesolowski, D.J., Anovitz, L. M., Allard, L. F., and Ohmoto, H.
19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association   2006   
Experimental evidence of non-redox transformation between magnetite and hematite under H2-rich hydrothermal conditions
Otake, T., Wesolowski, D.J., Anovitz, L. M., Allard, L. F., and Ohmoto, H.
Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America   2006   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

New isotope signatures for rare metals concentrated with Fe colloids
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Tsubasa Otake
Engineering application of hydrogen generation by water-rock interactions in natural systems
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Tsubasa Otake
Potential of Geochemical signatures of overlying chemical sedimentary rocks as an exploration tool for VMS deposits
Japan Mining Industry Association: 
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Tsubasa Otake
Next Generation Technology for Ocean Resources Exploration
Council for Science, Technology, and Innovation: Cross-minitrial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program
Project Year: Oct 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Junichiro Ishibashi
Chemical concentration processes in the surface environments on early Earth
JSPS: KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(A)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Tsubasa Otake
Sulfur isotope fractionations and mass dependency during abiotic reactions
JSPS: KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Tsubasa Otake