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Hirokuni Oda
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Dr. H. Oda
Overseas Research Fellow 2002-2004
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and TechnologyGeological Survey of Japan
Now at:
Paleogeodynamics Research Group
Institute of Geology and Geoinformation
Geological Survey of Japan
AIST Central 7, 1-1-1 Higashi
Tsukuba 305-8567, JAPAN

Phone +81 298 61 3859 


Research of Hirokuni Oda

Geomagnetic field behaviour of the past 1 Myr

Fields of Interest
Geomagnetic reversals and secular variations 
Rock magnetism of sediments 
Red bedded chert 
Quaternary paleoclimate (NOAA Paleoclimatology Program
Deconvolution of paleomagnetic data (source code at ftp site
Ocean Drilling Program (Leg 139, Leg 174A) 
IMAGES IV (R/V Marion Dufresne) 
KR99-12, KR00-03 (R/V Kairei) 
JNOC Antarctic cruises (TH96, TH97, TH98: R/V Hakurei) 
NH96-1 (R/V Hakurei) 
Cruises around Japan 
GH98, GH99 (R/V Hakurei) 
GH00 (R/V Hakurei No.2) 
GF00 (R/V Fujisan)

publications Publications of Hirokuni Oda
  • Oda, H. and Torii, M. (2004). Sea-level change and remagnetization of continental shelf sediments off New Jersey (ODP Leg 174A): magnetite and greigite diagenesis, Geophys. J. Int., 156, 443-458. 
  • Yamazaki, T. and Oda, H. (in press). Intensity-inclination correlation on long-term secular variation of the geomagnetic field and its relevance to persistent non-dipole component, AGU Monograph.
  • Kawamura, N., K. Ikehara, H. Oda, and M. Torii (2003). Rock magnetic study of Holocene marine sediments recovered from the Okhotsk Sea: study on two core sediments near Kitamiyamato Bank off Abashiri, Hokkaido, Quaternary Research (Dai-yonki Kenkyuu), 42, 83-97 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  • Yamazaki, T., Seama, N., Okino, K., Kitada, K., Joshima, M., Oda, H. and Naka, J. (2003). Spreading process of the northern Mariana Through: Riftin-spreading transition at 22 °N, Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst., 4 (9), 1075, doi:10.1029/2002GC000492. 
  • Oda, H., K. Nakamura, K. Ikehara, T. Nakano, M. Nishimura, and O. Khlystov (2002). Paleomagnetic record from Academician Ridge, Lake Baikal: a reversal excursion at the base of marine oxygen isotope stage 6, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 202, 117-132
  • Yamamoto, Y., K. Shimura, H. Tsunakawa, T. Kogiso, K. Uto, H.G. Barsczuss, H. Oda, T. Yamazaki, and E. Kikawa (2002). Geomagnetic paleosecular variation for the past 5 Ma in the Society Islands, French Polynesia, Earth Planets Space, 54, 797-802. 
  • Yamazaki, T. and H. Oda (2002). Orbital Influence on the Earth's Magnetic Field: 100,000 Year Periodicity in Inclination, Science, 295, 2435-2438.    [supplementary data]
  • Yamazaki, T and Oda , H. (2001). A Brunhes-Matuyama polarity transition record from anoxic sediments in the South Atlantic (Ocean Drilling Program Hole 1082C), Earth Planets Space, 53, 817-827. 
  • Torii, M., T.-Q. Lee, K. Fukuma, T. Mishima, T. Yamazaki, H. Oda and N. Ishikawa (2001). Mineral magnetic study of the Taklimakan desert sands and its relevance to the Chinese loess, Geophys. J. Int., 146, 416-424. 
  • Liu, B., Y. Saito, T. Yamazaki, A. Abdeldayem, H. Oda, K. Hori, and Q. Zhao (2001). Paleocurrent analysis for the Late Pleistocene-Holocene incised-valley fill of the Yangtze delta, China by using anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility, Marine Geology, 176, 175-189. 
  • Oda, H., H. Shibuya and V. Hsu (2000). Paleomagnetic records of Brunhes/Matuyama polarity transition from ODP Leg 124 (Celebes and Sulu Seas), Geophys. J. Inter., 142, 319-338
  • Oda, H. and H. Suzuki (2000). Paleomagnetism of Triassic and Jurassic red bedded chert of the Inuyama area, central Japan, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 25743-25767
  • Ali, M., H. Oda, A. Hayashida, K. Takemura, and M. Torii (1999). Holocene paleomagnetic secular variation from Lake Biwa, central Japan, Geophys. J. Int., 136, 218-228. 
  • Tanahashi, M., Nishimura, A., Oda, H., Murakami, F. (1999). Preliminary report of the TH97 geological survey results, north of the Antarctic Peninsula, Proc. NIPR Symposium on Antarctic Geoscience, 12, 192-214
  • Nishimura, A., Tanahashi, M., Tokuhashi, S., Oda, H., Nakasone, T. (1999). Marine sediment cores from the continental shelf around Anvers Island, Antarctic Peninsula region, Proc. NIPR Symposium on Antarctic Geoscience, 12, 192-214.
  • Oda, H. and H. Shibuya (1998). An improvement in ABIC-minimizing deconvolution for continuously measured magnetic remanence data, Earth Planets Space, 50, 15-22. 
  • Tanahashi, M., T. Matsuyama, S. Tokuhashi, H. Oda (1998). Preliminary report of the TH96 geological and geophysical survey results in the Bransfield Strait and its vicinity, Proc. NIPR Symposium on Antarctic Geoscience, 11, 90-111.
  • Oda, H. and H. Shibuya (1996). Deconvolution of long-core paleomagnetic data of Ocean Drilling Program by Akaike's Bayesian Information Criterion minimization, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 2815-2834. 
  • Ohkubo, R., H. Oda, T. Takayama, and A. Kitamura (1995). Paleomagnetic polarity and calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the Pleistocene Sawane Formation on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, Jour. Geol. Soc. Japan, 101, 443-450. (in Japanese with English abstract).
  • Oda, H. and H. Shibuya (1994). Deconvolution of whole-core magnetic remenence data by ABIC minimization, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 46, 613-628.
  • Fukuma, K., U. Koerner and H. Oda (1994). Rock magnetic properties of mafic rocks from the Middle Valley sedimented rift, In: Mottl, M. J., Davis, E. E., Fisher, E. E., Slack, J. F., et al., Proc. ODP Sci. Results, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 139, 519-533.