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IRYU Yasufumi
Graduate School of Science
Earth Science
Division of Geosphere Evolution
Date of Birth
Academic Degree
Doctor of Science
Master of Science
Research Fields
  • Layers/paleontology(Reef Geology)
  • Layers/paleontology(Carbonate Sedimentology)
  • Layers/paleontology(Carbonate geochemistry)
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Research Subjects
  • Brachiopod geochemistry: toward establishing a robust paleoceanographic proxy(2007-)
  • Responses of coralreefs to Quaternary climate changes in the Ryukyu Islands(1981-)
  • Paleoceanographic variability recorded in hermatypic coral skeletons(1997-)
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carbonate,coral reef,Ryukyu Islands,coralline algae,Quaternary,climatic change
Academic Society Membership
  • International Society for Reef Studies
  • International Phycological Society
  • International Association of Sedimentologists
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Activity of Academic Society (Post)
  • The Geological Society of Japan, 会長(2014-2016)
  • International Fossil Algae Association, President(2011-2015)
  • Progress in Earth and Planertary Science, 総編集長(2013-)
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はじめての地質学.[ベレ出版,(2017)]天野一男,荒戸裕之,井龍康文,浦野成昭,須藤 茂,西山賢一,平田大二,星 博幸,向山 栄,矢島道子,斉藤靖二,渡辺 寧


Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Volume 325 Expedition Reports, Great Barrier Reef Environmental Changes...[Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.,(2011)]Webster, J.M., Yokoyama, Y., Cotterill, C. and the Expedition 325 Scientists



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Original Papers

Early Carboniferous (early Visean) brachiopod fauna from the middle part of the Arisu Formation in the Shimoarisu area, South Kitakami Belt, Japan.[Paleontological Research,(2019)]Tazawa, J and Iryu, Y.

Macroid beds, Encrusting foraminifera, Benthic communities, Japan..[Journal of Coastal Research,(2019)]Bassi, D., Iryu, Y., Humblet, M., Matsuda, H., Machiyama, H., Sasaki, K., Matsuda, S., Arai, K. and Inoue, T.

Rapid glaciation and a two-step sea level plunge into the Last Glacial Maximum..[Nature,559,(2018),603-607]Yokoyama, Y., Esat, T. M., Thompson, W. G., Thomas, A. L., Webster, J. M., Miyairi, Y., Sawada, C., Aze, T., Matsuzaki, H., Okuno, J., Fallon, S., Braga, J.-C., Humblet, M., Iryu, Y., Potts, D. C., Fujita, K., Suzuki, A. and Kan, H.

Response of the Great Barrier Reef to sea-level and environmental changes over the past 30,000 years..[Nature Geoscience,11,(2018),426-432]Webster, J. M., Braga, J. C., Humblet, M., Potts, D. C., Iryu, Y., Yokoyama, Y., Fujita, K., Bourillot, R., Esat, T. M., Fallon, S., Thompson, W. G., Thomas, A. L., Kan, H., McGregor, H. V., Hinestrosa, G., Obrochta, S. P., Lougheed, B. C.

Penetrative trace fossils from the late Ediacaran of Mongolia: Early onset of the agronomic revolution..[Royal Society Open Science,(2018)]Oji, T., Dornbos, S. Q., Yada, K., Hasegawa, H., Gonchigdorj, S., Mochizuki, T., Takayanagi, H. and Iryu, Y.

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Review Papers

サンゴ礁の海草・海藻..[WWF Japan (財)世界自然保護基金日本委員会 WWFネイチャーシリーズ② 白保のサンゴ礁, (1995), 14-15]井龍康文

ダイバーのための海洋雑学 35無節サンゴモ.[SUN EIGHTY DIVER,(111), (1990), 67]井龍康文

ダイバーのための海洋雑学 43サンゴ礁の一生.[SUN EIGHTY DIVER,(119), (1991), 63]井龍康文

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Honours, Awards and Prizes
  • 日本地質学会優秀ポスター賞(2016)
  • 日本古生物学会優秀ポスター賞(2015)
  • The Geological Society of Japan Prize(2013)
  • 日本地質学会第121年大会(鹿児島)優秀講演賞(2014)
  • 日本地質学会第114年大会(札幌)優秀講演賞(2007)
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