MUTO Tetsuji

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Name
MUTO Tetsuji
Affiliation
Nagasaki University
Section
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Degree
Doctor of Science(Kyoto University), Master of Science(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2011
 - 
Today
Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 2017
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Mar 2019
Dean, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2016
Vice Dean, Faculty of Environmental Science, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2011
Processor, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2010
Vise Dean, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 2009
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Apr 2009
Boyd Lecturer, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2009
Professor, Faculty of Environmental Science, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2008
Chair of Admission, Faculty of Environmental Science, Nagasaki University
 
Oct 1997
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Mar 2006
Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Science, Nagasaki University
 
Sep 2000
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Jul 2001
Invited Researcher, Institute for Energy Research, University of Wyoming
 
Jul 1994
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Sep 1994
Visiting Scholar, Geological Institute, University of Bergen
 
Apr 1994
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Sep 1997
Associate Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Nagasaki University
 
Apr 1992
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Mar 1994
Lecturer, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Nagasaki University
 
Nov 1991
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Mar 1992
NTNF Royal Norwegian Council of Science and Technology Research Fellow, Geological Institute, University of Bergen
 
Apr 1989
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Mar 1991
JSPS Research Fellow, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University
 
1989
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1991
Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship
 
1991
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1992
Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific
 
 
   
 
and Industrial Research Fellowship
 
1992
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1994
Nagasaki University, Lecturer
 
2000
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2001
University of Wyoming, Invited Researcher
 

Education

 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1987
PhD in Geology and Mineralogy, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
 
 
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1987
Geology & Mineralogy, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1982
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Mar 1984
MSc in Geology and Mineralogy, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1978
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Mar 1982
BSc in Earth Science, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University
 
 
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1982
Geoscience, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2012
Awarded to the Paper published in JSR(2007), Sedimentological Society of Japan Best Paper Award, Sedimentological Society of Japan
Winner: MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J., SWENSON John B.
 
Apr 2010
Awarded to the paper published in JSR (2008), 2010 JSR Best Paper Award - Honorable Mention, SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
Winner: PETTER Andrew L., MUTO Tetsuji
 

Published Papers

 
WANG Junhui, NARUSE Hajime, MUTO Tetsuji
Basin Research   00 1-11   2019   [Refereed]
WANG Junhui, MUTO Tetsuj, URATA Kento, SATO Toshihiko, NARUSE Hajime
GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS   in press    Sep 2019   [Refereed]
WANG Junhui, TAMURA Toru, MUTO Tetsuji
GEOLOGY   in press    2019   [Refereed]
CARSON Brandee, PILIOURAS Anastasia, MUTO Tetsuji, KIM Wonsuck
JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH   88(9) 1026-1039   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, FURUBAYASHI Ryuji, TOMER Arti, SATO Tomoyuki, KIM Wonsuck, NARUSE Hajime, PARKER Gary
SEDIMENTOLOGY   63(7) 2158-2189   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J., BURGESS Peter M.
JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY   173(5) 837-844   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
CANTELLI Alessandro, MUTO Tetsuji
EARTH SURFACE DYNAMICS   2(1) 271-278   May 2014   [Refereed]
Knickpoints often form in bedrock rivers in response to base-level lowering. These knickpoints can migrate upstream without dissipating. In the case of alluvial rivers, an impulsive lowering of base level due to, for example, a fault associated wi...
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ronald J.
International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication   46 139-148   2014   [Refereed]
KIM Yuri, KIM Wonsuck, CHEONG Daekyo, MUTO Tetsuji, PYLES David R.
JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE   118(4) 2279-2291   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, YAMAGISHI Chizuru, SEKIGUCHI Tomohiro, YOKOKAWA Miwa, PARKER Gary
JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH   82(7-8) 545-558   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
POWELL Erica J., KIM Wonsuck, MUTO Tetsuji
JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE   117 F02011, doi:10.1029/2011JF0020   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
TOMER Arti, MUTO Tetsuji, KIM Wonsuck
JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH   81(3-4) 207-217   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
PETTER Andrew L., KIM Wonsuck, MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ronald J.
BASIN RESEARCH   23(1) 118-121   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
KIM Wonsuck, DAI Albert, MUTO Tetsuji, PARKER Gary
WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH   45(6) W06428, doi:10.1029/2008WR0073   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
LORENZO-TRUEBA Jorge, VOLLER Vaughan R., MUTO Tetsuji, KIM Wonsuck, PAOLA Chris, SWENSON John B.
JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS   628 427-443   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
PARKER Gary, MUTO Tetsuji, AKAMATSU Yoshihisa, DIETRICH William E., LAUER J. Wesley
SEDIMENTOLOGY   55(6) 1643-1655   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
PARKER Gary, MUTO Tetsuji, AKAMATSU Yoshihisa, DIETRICH William E., LAUER J. Wesley
SEDIMENTOLOGY   55(6) 1657-1686   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
PETTER Andrew L., MUTO Tetsuji
JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH   78(1-2) 98-111   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
KIM Wonsuck, MUTO Tetsuji
JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE   112(F3S14) doi:10.1029/2006JF00056   Jul 2007   [Refereed]
SWENSON John B., MUTO Tetsuji
SEDIMENTOLOGY   54(1) 207-221   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J., SWENSON John B.
JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH   77(1-2) 2-12   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, SWENSON John B.
GEOLOGY   34(3) 161-164   Mar 2006   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, SWENSON John B.
JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE   110(F3) F03002-F03002   Sep 2005   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J.
GEOLOGY   32(5) 401-404   May 2004   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J.
BASIN RESEARCH   14 303-318   2002   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J.
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY   110 421-436   2002   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STELL Ron J.
GEOLOGY   29(9) 771-774   Sep 2001   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji
Journal of Sedimentary Research   71(2) 246-254   Mar 2001   [Refereed]
URABE Atsushi, NAKAYA Hideo, MUTO Tetsuji, KATOH Shigehiro, HYODO Masayuki, XUE Shunrong
QUATERNARY SCIENCE REVIEW   20 1671-1681   2001   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J.
SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY   130(1/2) 1-10   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Principles of regression and transgression : the nature of the interplay between accommodation and sediment supply
Muto Tetsuji, Steel Ron
JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH   67(6) 994-1000   Nov 1997   [Refereed]
The Middle Jurassic Oseberg Delta, northern North Sea : a sedimentological and sequence stratigraphic interpretation
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin   78(7) 1070-1086   Jul 1997   [Refereed]
The Kolmogorov model of bed-thickness distribution : an assessment based on numerical simulation and field-data analysis
MUTO Tetsuji
TERRA Nova   7 417-423   1995   [Refereed]
Incised valleys in the Pleistocene Tenryugawa and Oigawa coastal fan systems, central Japan : the concept of the fan-valley interval
MUTO Tetsuji
IAS SPECIAL PUBLICATION (IAS : International Association of Sedimentologists)   18 69-92   1993   [Refereed]
MUTO Tetsuji, STEEL Ron J.
GEOLOGY   20(11) 967-970   1992   [Refereed]
A comment on modelling the paleogeography of confined and unconfined marine Gilbert-type deltas
MUTO Tetsuji, OKADA Hakuyu
CUADERNOS DE GEOLOGIA IBERICA   15 139-161   1991   [Refereed]
A method of detecting tectonic tilting events from geologic records of coastal alluvial fans
MUTO Tetsuji
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY   97(5) 451-463   Sep 1989   [Refereed]
An illustration of a sea level control model from a subsiding coastal fan system : Pleistocene Ogasayama Formation, central Japan
MUTO Tetsuji, BLUM Peter
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY   97(4) 451-463   Jul 1989   [Refereed]
Coastal fan processes controlled by sea level changes : A Quaternary example from the Tenryugawa fan system, Pacific coast of central Japan
MUTO Tetsuji
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY   95(5) 716-724   Sep 1987   [Refereed]

Misc

 
MUTO Tetsuji
The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   117(3) 172-182   2011   [Refereed]
A graded river conveys its sediment load without net deposition or net erosion. A correct understanding of grade is fundamental in genetic stratigraphy, because it represents the critical condition that discriminates between aggradational and degr...
TOMER Arti, MUTO Tetsuji
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   69(2) 63-72   2010   [Refereed]
Drowning of coastal environments is believed to be a primary consequence of sea level rise predominating over sediment supply. Casting doubt on this conventional notion, our geometrical model, along with supportive physical experiments, suggests ...
AKAMATSU Yoshihisa, PARKER Gary, MUTO Tetsuji
Doboku Gakkai Ronbunshuu B   62(2) 169-179   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
A consequence of the current global warming is rising sea level as Glacial ice melts. The future effect of such sea level rise on shorelines, river deltas and river long profiles is not well known. The problem may be understood by studying the con...
AKIYAMA Minako, MUTO Tetsuji
Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   112(5) 315-330   May 2006   [Refereed]
The Complex Response model originated by Schumm and Parker (1973) claims that multiple paired stream terraces can form as a result of "complex" mutual feedbacks between the downstream and upstream reaches of the river system in response to a singl...
Lithostratigraphy and depositional environments of the Leijahe Formation (late Cenozoic), Lingtai, Gansu, China
Northern Hemisphere Geo-Bio Traverse   1 9-21   1993
Facies View and Basinal View of Strata
Earth Monthly (special publication)   8 27-33   1993
Lithostratigraphy and depositional environments of the Leijiahe Formation (late Cenozoic), China : 2nd report
Northern Hemisphere Geo-Bio Traverse   2 11-33   1994
MUTO Tetsuji
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   34(35) 105-111   1991
MUTO Tetsuji
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   24(24) 13-18   1986
Nature of coastal confined fans-examples from the lower Tenryugawa area
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (24) 13-18   1986
Geology of the Mikatagahara and Iwatabara Terraces, in the lower Tenryugawa River area, Japan -an interpretation from the present dissected alluvial fan-
Journal of the Geological Society of Japan   98 259-273   1987
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (32) 55-62   1990
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (35) 105-111   1991
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (37) 9-19   1992
Depositional history of the Yuanmou basin, Yunnan Province, southwestern China : discussion
Northern Hemisphere Geo-Bio Traverse   (3) 56-67   1996
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (46) 49-58   1997
Muto Tetsuji
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   47(47) 83-93   1998
A critical review of the 1998 SSJ Annual Meeting, Chiba
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (48) 125-129   1998
Stratigraphy of the Upper Cenozoic in the Yuanmou Basin, Yunna, south China
Northern Hemisphere Geo-Bio Traverse   (4) 61-67   1997
Invitation to the sedimentological fiume system 'Margi-2'
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (49) 73-73   1999
Invitation to the sedimentological tank 'Margi-3'
Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan   (52) 85-87   2000

Books etc

 
Stratigraphical patterns of coastal-fan sedimentation adjacent to high-gradient submarine slopes affected by sea level changes
Blackie and Son (Eds. W. Nemec & R. J. Steel., Fan deltas : Sedimentology and Tectonic Settings)   1988   
1D numerical model of delta response to rising sea level
Proceedings of the 3rd IAHR Symposium, Rivers, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics   2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
DIFFERENT BEHAVIORS OF DELTA DISTRIBUTARY CHANNELS BY DIFFERENT BASIN WATER DEPTHS: THE GRADE INDEX MODEL AS A RATIONALE
WANG Junhui, TAMURA Toru, MUTO Tetsuji
Geological Society of America 2019 Annual Meeting   25 Sep 2019   
THE LATE HOLOCENE MEKONG RIVER DELTA AS AN AUTOGENIC GRADE SYSTEM
WANG Junhui, MUTO Tetsuji, NARUSE Hajime
Geological Society of America 2019 Annual Meeting   22 Sep 2019   
Autogenic grade: Theory, experiments, and field application
WANG Junhui, TAMURA Toru, MUTO Tetsuji
The 4th International Conference of Paleogeography   19 Sep 2019   
Niger Delta dynamic phase in the Gulf of Guinea during the last 20 ka : Panacea for the sustainable development of the region
Onema Christopher ADOJOH, MUTO Tetsuji
Jpan Union of Geosciences 2019 Annual Meeting   26 May 2019   
Alluvial grade attained in the regime of shelf growth during multiple cycles of relative sea level [Invited]
Junhui Wang, Tetsuji Muto
Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018   20 May 2019   

Works

 
Sedimentological Survey of the Devonian rocks in northern Europe
1989
Sequence stratigraphy based on the theory of shoreline autoretreat
2000 - 2001
Depositional history of the Paleogene basin, Svalbard
1996 - 2001
Sedimentology of the Middle Jurassic Oseberg Delta, northern North Sea
1994 - 1996

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grand-in-Aid for Scientific
Project Year: Aug 2017 - Jul 2019    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: International Exchange Program
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2000 - Mar 2003    Investigator(s): MUTO Tetsuji
Experimental examination of the shoreline auto retreat theory
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (2)
Project Year: Apr 1998 - Mar 2000    Investigator(s): MUTO
Mechanism of Sediment Preservation
Project Year: 1991   
Evolution of Depositional Systems Controlled by Sea-level Changes
Project Year: 1987   

Social Contribution

 
Island Arc Editor-in-Chief
[Chief Editor]  Wiley  1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2019