NISHIMURA Motoshi

Interdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research Institute of Mountain Science 

Assistant Professor 

Degree

  • Ph.D, Shinshu University

Research Keyword

    Glacier and Ice sheet, snowpack, snow melt, Land-Atmosphere interaction, surface energy balance, Water cycle perocess, Arctic region, Greenland, alpine region

Field Of Study

  • Environmental science/Agricultural science, Environmental dynamics
  • Natural sciences, Atmospheric and hydrospheric science, Meteorology, Glaciology, Hydrology

Career

  • 2024 - Present
    Shinshu University, Interdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research Institute of Mountain Science, Project Assistant Professor
  • 2020 - 2024
    Arctic Environment Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research, Postdoctoral Researcher

Educational Background

  • 2017 - 2020, Shinshu University, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology, Department of Mountain and Environmental Science
  • 2015 - 2017, Shinshu University, 理工学系研究科, 地球生物圏科学専攻
  • 2011 - 2015, Shinshu University, Faculty of Science, Department of Environmental Science

Member History

  • 2023 - Present
    山の科学セッションコンビーナー, 日本地球惑星科学連合
  • 2021 - Present
    氷河情報センター 広報幹事, 日本雪氷学会

Award

  • 2024
    日本雪氷学会関東・中部・西日本支部, 2023年度日本雪氷学会関東・中部・西日本支部論文賞
    Quality-controlled meteorological datasets from SIGMA automatic weather stations in northwest Greenland, 2012–2020
    西村基志
  • 2021
    Japan Society of Mountain Science, Best Presentation Award for Young Talent
    Cloud radiative forcing at the SIGMA-B site on Qaanaaq ice cap, northwest Greenland
    Motoshi Nishimura
  • 2019
    陸水物理学会, Best Student Presentation Award
    雪面熱収支解析による積雪融解および底面流出解析
    Motoshi Nishimura

Paper

  • Development of a handheld integrating sphere snow grain sizer (HISSGraS)
    Teruo Aoki; Akihiro Hachikubo; Motoshi Nishimura; Masahiro Hori; Masashi Niwano; Tomonori Tanikawa; Konosuke Sugiura; Ryo Inoue; Satoru Yamaguchi; Sumito Matoba; Rigen Shimada; Hiroshi Ishimoto; Jean-Charles Gallet
    Annals of Glaciology, 1-12, Nov. 2023, Refereedリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Quality-controlled meteorological datasets from SIGMA automatic weather stations in northwest Greenland, 2012–2020
    Motoshi Nishimura; Teruo Aoki; Masashi Niwano; Sumito Matoba; Tomonori Tanikawa; Tetsuhide Yamasaki; Satoru Yamaguchi; Koji Fujita
    Earth System Science Data, 15(11), 5207-5226, Oct. 2023, Refereed, Not invited
    Lead, Correspondingリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Spatiotemporal variations of snow cover in Mt. Norikura, the Northern Japanese Alps
    Motoshi Nishimura; Rui Tanaka; Akihiko Sasaki; Keisuke Suzuki
    Japanese Journal of Mountain Research, 5, 1-12, Aug. 2022, Refereed
    Lead, Correspondingリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Surface energy balance of snow cover in the Japanese Alps is similar to that in continental Alpine climates
    Motoshi Nishimura; Akihiko Sasaki; Keisuke Suzuki
    Environmental Research Communications, 3(5), 051003-051003, May 2021, Refereed
    Lead, Correspondingリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • The Influence of Snow Cover for the Local Wind System on the East Slope of Mt. Norikura
    Genki Uehara; Motoshi Nishimura; Akihiko Sasaki; Keisuke Suzuki
    天気, 67(7), 17-28, 2020, Refereed
  • Long-term Fluctuations, Modelling and Predictions of the Snow Accumulation and Ablation Process in Norikura Highland: Study Using an Energy Balance Analysis and Ablation Models
    Motoshi NISHIMURA; Akihiko SASAKI; Keisuke SUZUKI
    Journal of Geography (Chigaku Zasshi), 128(1), 61-75, Feb. 2019, Refereed
    Lead, Correspondingリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Energy Balance Variation on the Snow Surface during the Snow Covered Season in the Norikura Highland, Japanese Alpine Area
    Motoshi Nishimura; Akihiko Sasaki; Keisuke Suzuki
    Bulletin of Glaciological Research, 36, 23-35, 2018, Refereed
    Lead, Correspondingリポジトリ電子ジャーナル

MISC

  • Conversation with Nature
    Motoshi Nishimura
    JOURNAL OF JAPAN SOCIETY OF HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES, 34(2), 145 - 145, 05 Mar. 2021
    https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jjshwr/34/2/34_145/_pdf
    Leadリポジトリ電子ジャーナル

Lectures, oral presentations, etc.

  • 2022,2023年夏のグリーンランド-北極圏での生活と気象雪氷観測-
    西村基志
    電子情報通信学会東北支部講演会, Dec. 2023, Not invited
  • 北極圏の村グリーンランド・カナックでの生活と雪氷気象調査
    西村基志
    山岳友の会 第21回憧憬の森講演会, Dec. 2022, Not invited
  • サイエンス・トーク「2022年夏、グリーンランドの今」
    西村基志
    サイエンスアゴラ2022, Nov. 2022
  • Seasonal snow cover and surface energy balance characterized by the atmospheric condition in the Northern Japanese Alps region
    Motoshi Nishimura; Rui Tanaka; Akihiko SASAKI; Keisuke Suzuki
    Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2022, May 2022, Invited
  • 世界に誇る北アルプスの積雪量とその魅力
    西村基志
    2021年度フューチャーアース・スクール online 第5回, Nov. 2021, Not invited
  • The Splendid Snowfall in the Northern Japanese Alps that Impresses the Whole World
    Motoshi Nishimura
    日本山の科学会 シンポジウム, Oct. 2021, Not invited

Affiliated academic society

  • Sep. 2022 - Present
    Japan Society of Hydrology and Water resources
  • May 2020 - Present
    日本気象学会
  • Jul. 2019 - Present
    American Geophysical Union
  • Dec. 2017 - Present
    日本山の科学会
  • Jan. 2016 - Present
    日本地球惑星科学連合
  • May 2015 - Present
    日本雪氷学会
  • Aug. 2018 - Apr. 2021
    日本水文科学会

Research Themes

  • Reavealing a glacier darkening mechanism - Based on the relationship between a turbulence energy input and surface roughness on a glacier
    Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists
    Shinshu University
    Apr. 2024 - Mar. 2027

Media Coverage

  • 国内の雪氷圏、研究はまだまだ不十分 環境変化の長期傾向を把握へ〈山と人と信州と〉
    信濃毎日新聞社, 信濃毎日新聞デジタル, 10 May 2024, Paper