Earth System Science and Technology

Sections and Staffs

The Department of Earth System & Technology (ESST) consists of 14 laboratories, among which 3 are independent ones fully involved in the interdisciplinary graduate school and others are cooperative ones from Research Institute for Applied Mechanics (RIAM) and Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).


I-ESST+ = Independent laboratory fully involved in ESST
C-RIAM* = Cooperative laboratory from RIAM
C-JAMS#= Cooperative laboratory from JAMSTEC

DivisionResearch SectionsProfessorAssoc. ProfessorAssist. Professor
Fluid Environmental
I-ESST+ Space Environmental Fluid Dynamics Hada, T. Matsukiyo, S.  
Environmental Fluid Dynamics Eljamal, O.
Coastal Environmental Research Sugihara, Y. Yamaguchi, S.
Fundamental and Geophysical
Fluid Dynamics
C-RIAM* Nonlinear Fluid Engineering Yoshida, S. Okamura, M. Tsuji, E.
Liu Y.
Ocean Systems Dynamics Hu, C. Sueyoshi, M.
Atmospheric Physics Okamoto, H. Yamamoto, M. Sato, K.
Environmental Metrology C-RIAM* Descriptive Marine Physics Tokinaga, H. Ichikawa, K.
Marine Control System Nakamura, M.
Climate Change Science Takemura, T.   Eguchi, N.
Atmospheric Environment Modeling Uno, I. Yumimoto K. Hara, Y.
Wang Z.
Environmental Prediction C-RIAM* Ocean Circulation Dynamics Senjyu T.
Endoh T.
Ocean Variability Dynamics Isobe, A. Kida S. Uehara, K.
Atmosphere-Ocean Modeling Hirose N. Onuki Y. 
Marine System Development C-JAMS# Marine System Design and Operation Tsukioka, S. Hyakudome, T.
Secretariat Kurano, R.


Research Fields

14 laboratories are categorized into the following research fields.

Nonlinear Physics

Atmospheric Environmental Research

Atmospheric Ocean Dynamics

Marine Engineering



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