Kiichiro Kawamura

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Kiichiro Kawamura
Yamaguchi University
Job title
(BLANK)(University of Tsukuba)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering(Science), YAMAGUCHI UNIVERSITY
Aug 2012
Oct 2012
Guest Researcher, University of Tromso


Graduate School, Division of Earth Science, University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Science, Kochi University

Published Papers

Tsunami - triggered dispersal and deposition of microplastics in marine environments and their use in dating recent turbidite deposits
Kiichiro Kawamura, Kazumasa Oguri, Takashi Toyofuku, Olivier Radakovitch, Christophe Fontanier, Kenta Sasaki, Minami Fujii and Masafumi Murayama
Geological Society of London Special Publication   -in press   Nov 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Mebae Kuranaga, Kiichiro Kawamura, Toshiya Kanamatsu
Journal of the Geological Society   in press jgs2018   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Motohiro Shimanaga, Tomo Kitahashi, Kiichiro Kawamura
Journal of Oceanography      Jan 2019
© 2019, The Oceanographic Society of Japan and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. Universal classification schemes have been proposed for the vertical zonation of sessile benthos on intertidal rocky shores; however, generalized patterns among deep...
Sayaka Nitta, Takafumi Kasaya, Kiichiro Kawamura
Geological Magazine   1   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Kiichiro Kawamura, Yujiro Ogawa
Geological Magazine      Jan 2018
© 2018 Cambridge University Press. The eastern Nankai accretionary prism toe was surveyed to evaluate the nature and deformation of its frontal thrust. According to the determined porosities and yield strengths, turbidites were successively buried...

Books etc

Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences
Y Yamada, K Kawamura, K Ikehara, Y Ogawa, R. Urgeles, D Mosher, J Chaytor, M Strasser (Part:Joint Editor)
Springer,ISBN 978-94-007-2161-6   2012   
Current researches on submarine landsliding and related topics
KAWAMURA Kiichiro (Part:Editor)
月刊地球号外,61,182p   Mar 2010   
Accretionary prisms and Megathrust Seismogenic Zones - Toward a better understanding of the Nankai earthquakes -
Kimura, G . and Kinoshita, M., (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Nankai accretionary prism by submarine canyon observation, pp. 88-102)
University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, ISBN 978-4-13-066709-8   2009   

Conference Activities & Talks

The research of sediments extracted in the Northwest Pacific Ocean
24 Sep 2019   
Development process of microfabrics in surface sediments of deep-sea beds by burial compaction
Kiichiro Kawamura
23 Sep 2019   
Microplastics in marine sediments around Japan
Kengo Nakano, Kiichiro Kawamura, Hidetaka Nomaki, Kazumasa Oguri, Mutsuo Inoue, Seiya Nagao
23 Sep 2019   
Sedimentation process and deformation process before sinking of sediment on oceanic plate: examples in northwest Pacific Ocean and Sumatra [Invited]
Kiichiro Kawamura
JpGU Meeting 2019 (Makuhari, Invited)   27 May 2019   
Submarine slides and marine geohazards: the previous study results and current problems
Kiichiro Kawamura
SiDDR(Beijing, Invited)   12 May 2019   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Compaction Process of Marine Sediments

Social Contribution

CADEFEST Project Phase II
[Lecturer]  JICA  15 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019