Department of Geology, Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science Department of Science Course of Geology 

Assistant Professor 

Researcher Information

Research Keyword

    Tsunami deposit, Paleo earthquake, Paleo tsunami, Natsural hazard, River flood

Field Of Study

  • Solid earth sciences, Sedimentology, Natural disaster science



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Research activity information


  • Features of crevasse splay deposits and sedimentary processes associated with levee breaching due to the October 2019 flood of the Chikuma River, Central Japan
    Yamada, M., Naruse, H., Kuroda, Y., Kato, T., Matsuda, Y., Shinozaki, T., Tokiwa, T.
    Natural Hazards, 119, 95-124, 2023
  • Flume experiments in the development of crevasse-splay deposits: Transition from asymmetric-to-symmetric geometry
    Kato, T., Yamada, M., Naruse, H., Sakai, Y.
    Journal of Sedimentary Research, 2023
  • Recent relative sea-level changes recorded by coral microatolls in Southern Ryukyus islands, Japan: implication for the seismic cycle of the megathrust
    Debaecker, S., Feuillet, N., Satake, K., Sowa, K., Yamada, M., Watanabe, A., Saiki, A., Saurel, J.M., Nakamura, M., Occhipinti, G., Yu, T.L., Shen, C.C.
    Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, e2022GC010587, 2022
  • Numerical estimation of a tsunami source at the flexural area of Kuril and Japan Trenches in the 15th–17th century based on paleotsunami deposit distributions in northern Japan
    Sato, K., Yamada, M., Ishimura, D., Ishizawa, T., Baba, T.
    Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 9, 72, 2022
  • Washover deposits related to tsunami and storm surge along the north coast of the Shimokita Peninsula in northern Japan
    Ishimura, D., Ishizawa, T., Yamada, M., Aoki, K., Sato, K.
    Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 9, 69, 2022
  • Two-step movement of tsunami boulders unveiled by modified viscous remanent magnetization and radiocarbon dating
    Sato, T., Sato, M., Yamada, M., Saito, H., Satake, K., Nakamura, N., Goto, K., Miyairi, Y., Yokoyama, Y.
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12, 13011, 2022
  • Recurrence of tsunamigenic intraplate earthquakes inferred from tsunami deposits during the past 7300 years in Beppu Bay, southwest Japan
    Yamada, M., Fujino, S., Chiba, T., Chagué, C., Takeda, D.
    Quaternary Science Reviews, 259, 106901, 2021
  • Depositional setup and characteristics of the storm deposit by the 2007 Cyclone Sidr on Kuakata Coast, Bangladesh
    Haque, M., Yamada, M., Uchiyama, S., Hoyanagi, K.
    Marine Geology, 442, 106652, 2021
  • Redeposition of volcaniclastic sediments by a tsunami 4600 years ago at Kushima City, southeastern Kyushu, Japan
    Yamada, M., Fujino, S., Chiba, T., Goto, K., Goff, J.
    Sedimentology, 67, 1354-1372, 2020
  • A Tsunami Warning System based on Offshore Bottom Pressure Gauges and Data Assimilation for Crete Island in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin
    Wang, Y., Heidarzadeh, M., Satake, K., Mulia, I.E., Yamada, M.
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125, e2020JB020293, 2020
  • Palaeomagnetic dating of coarse clasts
    Sato, T., Nakamura, N., Goto, K., Yamada, M., Kumagai, Y., Nagahama, H., Minoura, K.
    Geological Records of Tsunamis and Other Extreme Waves, 777-793, 2020
  • Geological record of prehistoric tsunamis in Mugi Town, facing the Nankai Trough, western Japan
    Shimada, Y., Fujino, S., Sawai, Y., Tanigawa, K., Matsumoto, D., Momohara, A., Saito-Kato, M., Yamada, M., Hirayama, E., Suzuki, T., Chagué, C.
    Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 6:33, 2019
  • Large-scale erosion and overbank deposition caused by the July 2013 flood of the Abu River, Yamaguchi City, Japan
    Yamada, M., Fujino, S., Goff, J., Chagué-Goff, C.
    Island Arc, 25, 386-399, 2016
  • Erosion and sedimentation during the September 2015 flooding of the Kinu River, central Japan
    Matsumoto, D., Sawai, Y., Yamada, M., Namegaya, Y., Shinozaki, T., Takeda, D., Fujino, S., Tanigawa, K., Nakamura, A., Pilarczyk, J.
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6, 34168, 2016
  • Deposition of sediments of diverse sizes by the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami at Miyako City, Japan
    Yamada, M., Fujino, S., Goto, K.
    Marine Geology, 358, 67-78, 2014
  • Sedimentary characteristics of the onshore tsunami deposits formed by the 2011Tohoku-oki tsunami in coastal lowlands, Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures
    Yamada, M., Fujino, S.
    Journal of Sedimentological Society of Japan, 72(1), 13-25, 2013