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Faculty of Fisheries Sciences Marine Bioresource and Environmental Science Marine Environmental Science
Assistant Professor

Researcher Profile and Settings


  • Faculty of Fisheries Sciences Marine Bioresource and Environmental Science Marine Environmental Science

Job Title

    Assistant Professor




Research funding number

  • 70550739



    2004 May: Chukchi Sea, off Barrow, Alaska (Sea ice field course)

    2006–2009, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018. February–March: Southern Sea of Okhotsk and Saroma-ko Lagoon, Japan

    2007 March: Baltic Sea, Finland (Sea ice field course)

    2008 May: Chukchi Sea, off Barrow, Alaska (Sea ice field course)

    2009 December–2010 March: Lützow-Holm Bay, off Syowa Station Antarctica (JARE51)

    2011 April–May: North of Svalbard, Arctic Ocean by Lance (ICE11)

    2012 January–April: Tempelfjorden in Svalbard, High Arctic (TEMP12)

    2012 September–November: Southern Ocean by Aurora Australis (SIPEX-II)

    2013 June–August: The Weddell Sea, Mid-winter cruise by Polarstern (AWECS)

    2015 February–March: Arctic Ocean, Mid-winter (leg 2): Norwegian Young Sea Ice cruise by Lance (N-ICE2015)

    2017 July–August: Bowdoin fjord, Greenland: ArCS project.

    2018 July-September: Anadyr Bay, Bering Sea by Prof. Multanovskiy (Mu18): ArCS project.


    2007–2008: JSPS-DC2, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

    2008–2009: JSPS-PD (Changed from JSPS-DC2), Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

    2009–2011: Postdoc, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan

    2011–2012: JSPS for Research Abroad, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway

    2012–2013: JSPS-PD, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway (From Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan)

    2013–2015: JSPS-PD, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

    2015 April–September: Postdoc, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

    2015 October–now: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan

    2016 April–now (concurrent post): Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

    2016 November–now: Co-chair, SCOR working group 152 (ECV-Ice)

    2017–2018: Implementation member (CATCH)

    2018–now: SSC member (CATCH)


    1999: Ichinomiya-Nishi high school, Aichi, Japan

    2003: B.A. Department of Engineering, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan

    2005: M.D. Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

    2008: Ph.D: Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan


    Matsuno Prize: Hokkaido University: 2005

    Very Impressive Presentation (VIP) Prize: The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice: 2010

    Okada Prize: The Oceanographic Society of Japan: 2014


    JSPS-DC2: 2007–2008

    JSPS-PD: 2008–2009

    JSPS-Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up): 2009–2010

    ROIS-Seeds project: 2009–2010

    JSPS-Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up: 2010–2011

    JSPS-Research abroad: 2011–2012

    Svalbard Science Forum-Arctic Field Grant: 2012

    JSPS-PD: 2012–2015

    Japanese Society of Snow and Ice-Inoue field grant: 2013

    Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation: 2014

    JSPS-Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B): 2015–2017

    Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant: 2015

    NIPR, Collaborative Research: 2016

    J-ARC Net, Promoting Collaborative Research: 2016

    Grant for General collaboration Project of the National Institute of Polar Research: 2017-2019

    JSPS-Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A): 2017–2019

    J-ARC Net, Promoting Collaborative Research: 2017

    Grant for Joint Research Program of the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University: 2017


    38, Sasaki S, Ooki A, Nomura D, Onishi H, Takatsu T, Kobayashi N, Kamei Y, Kuma K. Nitrogen deficiency in bottom water of Funka Bay, Japan (In revision).

    37, Kataoka T, Ooki A, Nomura D. Bacterial production of dibromomethane in enrichment culturing (In revision) Microbes and Environments.

    36, Meiners K. M, Vancoppenolle M, Carnat G, Castellani G, Delille B, Delille D, Dieckmann G.S., Flores H, Fripiat F, Grotti M, Lange B. A, Lannuzel D, Martin A, McMinn A, Nomura D, Peeken I, Rivaro P, Ryan K. G, Stefels J, Swadling K. M, Thomas D. N, Tison J.-L, van der Merwe P, van Leeuwe M. A, Weldrick C, E. J, Yang. Chlorophyll-a in Antarctic land-fast sea ice: a first synthesis of historical ice-core data (In press) Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans.

    35, Roukaerts A, Nomura D, Deman F, Hattori H, Dehairs F, Fripiat F. The effect of melting treatments on the assessment of biomass and nutrients in sea ice (Saroma-ko lagoon, Hokkaido, Japan) (In press) Polar Biology.

    34, Nomura D. Effects of sea ice freezing and melting on air-sea CO2 exchange, Archives of Atmospheric Chemistry Research, In Japanese, 38, 038A03, 2018.

    33, Nomura D, Granskog M.A, Fransson A, Chierici M, Silyakova A, Ohshima K.I, Cohen L, Delille B, Hudson S.R, Dieckmann G.S. CO2 flux over young and snow-covered Arctic pack ice in winter and spring, Biogeosciences, 15, 3331–3343,, 2018.

    32, Kanna N, Sugiyama S, Ohashi Y, Sakakibara D, Fukamachi Y, Nomura D. Upwelling of macronutrients and dissolved inorganic carbon by a subglacial freshwater driven plume in Bowdoin Fjord, northwestern Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences. DOI: 10.1029/2017JG004248, 2018.

    31, Nomura D, Aoki S, Simizu D, Iida T. Influence of sea ice crack formation on the spacial distribution of nutrients and microalgae in flooded Antarctic multi-year ice. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans. DOI:10.1002/2017JC012941, 2018.

    30, Tison J.-L, Schwegmann S, Dieckmann G. S, Rintala J. M.,Meyer H, Moreau S, Vancoppenolle M, Nomura D, Engberg S, Bloomster L. J, Heindricks S, Uhlig C, Luhtanen A. M, de Jong J, Janssens J, Carnat G, Zhou J, Delille B. Biogeochemical impact of Snow Cover and Cyclonic Intrusions on the Winter Weddell Sea Ice Pack. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 112,, 2017.

    29, Fripiat F, Meiners K.M, Vancoppenolle M, Ackley S.F, Arrigo K, Carnat G, Cozzi S, Delille B, Dieckmann G.S, Dunbar R.B, Fransson A, Kattner G, Kennedy H, Lannuzel D, Munro D.R, Nomura D, Papadimitriou S, Rintala J.M, Schoemann V, Stefels J, Steiner N, Thomas D.N, Tison J-L. Macro-nutrient concentrations in Antarctic pack ice: Overall patterns and overlooked processes. Elementa-Science of the Anthropocene, 5, 13, DOI:, 2017.

    28, Toyota T, Massom R, Lecomte O, Nomura D, Heil P, Tamura T, Fraser A.D. On the extraordinary snow on the sea ice off East Antarctica in late winter, 2012. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 131, pp53–67, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.02.003, 2016.

    27, Coad T, McMinn A, Nomura D, Martin A. Effect of elevated CO2 concentration on the microalgae in Antarctic pack ice algal communities. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 131, pp160–169, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.01.005, 2016.

    26, Damm E, Nomura D, Dieckmann G.S, Martin A, Meiners K.M. DMSP and DMS cycling within Antarctic sea ice during the winter spring transition. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 131, pp150–159, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.12.015, 2016.

    25, Chavanich S, Viyakarn V, Nomura D, Watanabe K. Potential changes in feeding behavior of Antarctic fish, Pseudotrematomus bernacchii (Boulenger, 1902) on the East Ongul Island, Antarctica. Polar Science, 9, 4, pp389–392, 2015.

    24, Tamura T, Ohshima K.I, Lieser J.L, Toyota T, Tateyama K, Nomura D, Nakata K, Fraser A.D, Jansen P.W, Newbery K.B, Massom R.A, Ushio S. Helicopter-borne observations with portable microwave radiometer in the Southern Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk. Annals of Glaciology, 56 (69), doi:10.3189/2015AoG69A621, 2015.

    23, Ooki A, Nomura D, Nishino S, Kikuchi T, Yokouchi Y. A global-scale map of isoprene and volatile organic iodine in surface seawater of the Arctic, Northwest Pacific, Indian, and Southern oceans. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JC010519, 2015.

    22, Nomura D. Effects of sea-ice growth and decay processes on the biogeochemical cycles in the polar oceans. Umi no Kenkyu (Oceanography in Japan), In Japanese with English abstract and Figures, 24, 2, 2015.

    21, Fransson A, Chierici M, Nomura D, Granskog M.A, Kristiansen S, Martma T, Nehrke G. Effect of glacial drainage water on the CO2 system and ocean acidification state in an Arctic tidewater-glacier fjord during two contrasting years. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, doi:10.1002/2014JC010320, 2015.

    20, Miller L.A, Fripiat F, Else B.G.T, Bowman J.S, Brown K.A, Collins R.E, Ewert M, Fransson A, Gosselin M, Lannuzel D, Meiners K.M, Michel C, Nishioka J, Nomura D, Papadimitriou S, Russell L.M, Sørensen L.L, Thomas D.N, Tison J.-L, van Leeuwe M.A, Vancoppenolle M, Wolff E.W, Zhou J. Methods for Biogeochemical Studies of Sea Ice: The State of the Art, Caveats, and Recommendation. Elementa-Science of the Anthropocene. 3, 000038, doi:10.12952/journal.elementa.000038, 2015.

    19, Granskog M.A, Nomura D, Müller S, Krell A, Toyota T, Hattori H. Evidence for significant protein-like dissolved organic matter accumulation in Sea of Okhotsk sea ice. Annals of Glaciology, 56 (69), doi:10.3189/2015AoG69A002, 2015.

    18, Nomura D, Yoshikawa-Inoue H, Kobayashi S, Nakaoka S, Nakata K, Hashida G. Winter to summer evolution of pCO2 in surface water and air-sea CO2 flux in the seasonal ice zone of the Southern Ocean. Biogeosciences, 11, pp5749–5761, 2014.

    17, Koga S, Nomura D, Wada M. Variation of dimethylsulfide mixing ratio over the Southern Ocean from 36°S to 70°S. Polar Science, 8 (3), 306–313, 2014.

    16, Nomura D, Granskog M.A, Assmy P, Simizu D, Hashida G. Arctic and Antarctic sea ice acts as a sink for atmospheric CO2 during periods of snow melt and surface flooding. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 118, doi:10.1002/2013JC009048, 2013.

    15, Nomura D, Assmy P, Nehrke G, Granskog M.A, Fischer M, Dieckmann G.S, Fransson A, Hu Y, Schnetger B. Characterization of ikaite (CaCO3•6H2O) crystals in first-year Arctic sea ice north of Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology, 54, 62, pp125–131, doi:10.3189/2013AoG62A034, 2013.

    14, Nomura D, Simizu D, Chavanich S, Shinagawa H, Fukuchi M. An artificial pool experiment in Antarctic sea ice: Effects of sea-ice melting on physical and biogeochemical components of pool water. Antarctic Science, doi.10.1017/S0954102012000284, 2012.

    13, Nomura D, Koga S, Kasamatsu N, Shinagawa H, Simizu D, Wada M, Fukuchi M. Direct measurements of DMS flux from Antarctic fast sea ice to the atmosphere by a chamber technique. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 117, C04011, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006755, 2012.

    12, Nomura D, McMinn A, Hattori H, Aoki S, Fukuchi M. Incorporation of nitrogen compounds into sea ice from atmospheric deposition. Marine Chemistry, 127, pp90–99, 2011.

    11, Wada M, Koga S, Nomura D, Odate T, Fukuchi M. Report on a portable laboratory, made from a modified cargo container, aboard the RV Shirase during the 2009-2010 Antarctic cruise of the 51st Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE-51). Antarctic Record, 55, 3, 269–286, 2011.

    10, Oguma S, Ono T, Watanabe W.Y, Kasai H, Watanabe S, Nomura D, Mitsudera H. Flux of low salinity water from Aniva Bay (Sakhalin Island) to the southern Okhotsk Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 91, pp24–32, 2011.

    9, Nomura D, Simizu D, Shinagawa H, Oouchida C, Fukuchi M. Biogeochemical properties of water in surface ponds on Antarctic fast ice and relationship to underlying sea ice properties. Journal of Glaciology, 57, 205, pp1–9, 2011.

    8, Nomura D, Ooki A, Simizu D, Fukuchi M. Bromoform concentrations in slush-layer water in Antarctic fast ice. Antarctic Science, 23, 6, pp623–628, 2011.

    7, Nomura D, Kasamatsu N, Tateyama K, Kudoh S, Fukuchi M. DMSP and DMS in coastal fast ice and under-ice water of Lützow-Holm Bay, eastern Antarctica. Continental Shelf Research, 31, pp1377–1383, 2011.

    6, Nomura D, Eicken H, Gradinger R, Shirasawa K. Rapid physically driven inversion of the air-sea ice CO2 flux in the seasonal landfast ice off Barrow, Alaska after onset of surface melt. Continental Shelf Research, 30, pp1998–2004, 2010.

    5, Nomura D, Nishioka J, Granskog M, Krell A, Matoba S, Toyota T, Hattori H, Shirasawa K. Nutrient distributions associated with snow and sediment layers in sea ice of the southern Sea of Okhotsk. Marine Chemistry, 119, pp1–8, 2010.

    4, Nomura D, Yoshikawa-Inoue H.,Toyota T, Shirasawa K. Effects of snow, snowmelting and refreezing processes on air–sea-ice CO2 flux. Journal of Glaciology, 56, 196, pp262–270, 2010.

    3, Nomura D, Takatsuka T, Ishikawa M, Kawamura T, Shirasawa K, Yoshikawa-Inoue H. Transport of chemical components in sea ice and under-ice water during melting in the seasonally ice-covered Saroma-ko Lagoon, Hokkaido, Japan. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 81, pp201–209, 2009.

    2, McMinn A, Gradinger R, Nomura D. Biogeochemical Properties of Sea Ice. Field Techniques for Sea Ice Research, pp259–282, 2009.

    1, Nomura D, Inoue-Yoshikawa H, Toyota T. The effect of sea-ice growth on air-sea CO2 flux in a tank experiment. Tellus, 58B, pp418–426, 2006.

Research Interests

  • Polar region   Gas exchange   CO2   Sea ice   Ocean   

Research Areas

  • Environmental science / Environmental dynamic analysis

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • 海洋生物地球化学
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
  • Marine Biogeochemistry
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 地球化学、化学海洋学、生物生産、環境化学
  • Freshman Seminar
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 全学教育
    キーワード : フィールド,海洋環境,自然,グループ学習,課題発見,問題解決,プレゼンテーション,おしょろ丸
  • Basic On-board Training of Fisheries Sciences
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 水産科学,野外実習,海洋生物,海洋環境,調査手法,生物採集法,船内生活,協調性,自主性
  • Laboratory Work on Fundamental Marine Biology
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 基礎分析化学、海水分析、機器分析、基礎生産、環境分析、岩礁海岸の生物相
  • Marine Science Biology I - Laboratory
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 基礎分析化学、海水分析、機器分析、基礎生産、環境分析、岩礁海岸の生物相
  • Chemical Oceanography
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 栄養塩、基礎生産、物質循環、炭素循環、窒素循環、植物プランクトン、微量金属
  • Field Training on Board Ⅰ
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 水産学部
    キーワード : 乗船実習 おしょろ丸 北太平洋西部 流し網 海洋観測 プランクトン サケ 外洋 生態系 目視調査 操船 

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