Shun Tsutaki

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Shun Tsutaki
National Institute of Polar Research
Job title
Research Fellow
Ph.D. (Environmental Science)(Hokkaido University)
Research funding number
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2019
Project Researcher, National Institute of Polar Research
Sep 2017
Sep 2019
Research Fellow, Center for Earth Surface System Dynamics, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2016
Sep 2017
Researcher, Earth Observation Research Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Project Researcher, Arctic Environment Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research
May 2011
Mar 2013
Researcher, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University


Apr 2007
Mar 2011
Division of Earth System Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University
Apr 2004
Mar 2006
Division of Environmental Geosphere Science, Graduate School of Environmrntal Earth Science, Hokkaido University
Apr 2000
Mar 2004
Department of Earth Science, Faculty of Science, Toyama University

Published Papers

Minowa M, Podolskiy E, Jouvet G, Weidmann Y, Sakakibara D, Tsutaki S, Genko R, Sugiyama S
Earth and Planetary Science Letters   515 283-290   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Seddik H, Greve R, Sakakibara D, Tsutaki S, Minowa M, Sugiyama S
Journal of Glaciology   65(250) 225-238   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Physiological responses to intensive snow shoveling performed by volunteers in heavy snowfall area
Suda T, Takizawa K, Konishi N, Omiya S, Tsutaki S
Bulletin of Glaciological Research   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Tsutaki S, Fujita K, Nuimura T, Sakai A, Sugiyama S, Komori J, Tshering P
The Cryosphere   13(10) 2733-2750   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Tsutaki S, Sugiyama S, Sakakibara D
Polar Data Journal   1 1-16   Oct 2017   [Refereed][Invited]


Tsutaki S
Journal of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice   81(1) 14-15   Jan 2019   [Invited]
Numerical weather prediction system based on JMA-NHM for field observation campaigns on the Greenland ice sheet
Hashimoto A, Niwano M, Aoki T, Tsutaki S, Sugiyama S, Yamasaki T, Iizuka Y, Matoba S
Low Temperature Science   75 91-104   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Seismic and infrasonic monitoring of Bowdoin Glacier, Greenland
Podolskiy E, Genco R, Sugiyama S, Walter F, Funk M, Minowa M, Tsutaki S, Ripepe M
Low Temperature Science   75 15-36   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Recent ice mass loss in northwestern Grreenland: Results of the GRENE Greenland project and overview of the ArCS
Sugiyama S, Tsutaki S, Sakakibara D, Saito J, Ohashi Y, Katayama N, Podolskiy E, Matoba S, Funk M, Genco R
Low Temperature Science   75 1-13   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Recent mass loss from the Greenland ice sheet and peripheral glaciers and ice caps
Tsutaki S
Polar News   52(2) 2-10   Sep 2016   [Invited]

Awards & Honors

Sep 2018
Interpretation of mechanisms of rapid variability in calving glaciers, Hirata Prize, The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
Feb 2013
2012 Ukichiro-Nakaya Science Promotion Award, Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture
Sep 2010
学生奨励賞, The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
Nov 2009
Excellent Poster Award, IFES-GCOE Sustainability Weeks 2009, Hokkaido University
Oct 2009
Very Impressive Presentation 最優秀発表賞, The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice

Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: Grants-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Shun Tsutaki
The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice: Inoue Scientific Field Study Foundation
Project Year: May 2008 - Dec 2008    Investigator(s): Shun Tsutaki


Field measurements
Oct 2018-Feb 2019: The 60th Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition
Jun-Aug 2015: Bowdoin Glacier, Qaanaaq Ice cap (Greenland)
Jun-Aug 2014: Bowdoin Glacier, Qaanaaq Ice cap (Greenland)
Jun-Aug 2013: Bowdoin Glacier, Qaanaaq Ice cap (Greenland)
Aug-Oct 2011: Zanam, Lunana, Ganju La (Bhutan)
May 2011: Tateyama (Toyama)
Jun-Sep 2009: Rhonegletscher (Switzerland)
Dec 2008-Jan 2009: Glaciar Perito Moreno (Argentina)
Jul-Sep 2008: Rhonegletscher (Switzerland)
Jul-Sep 2007: Rhonegletscher (Switzerland)
Apr 2006: Tateyama (Toyama)
Aug 2004-May 2005: Moshiri (Hokkaido)
Apr-Oct 2003: Tateyama (Toyama)
Oct 2002: Tateyama (Toyama)