SHIZUKA OHARA

Last Updated :2020/09/16

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor
E-mail
oharashizuhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-4-4, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8528 JAPAN, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7999 FAX : (+81)
Self-introduction
Phytoplankton is a microorganism and the base of the marine ecosystem. I am working on investigating phytoplankton's response to environmental changes, e.g., water temperature, optical condition, and so on, to maintain abundant coastal resources.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2020/04/01, Hiroshima Umiversity, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, School of Applied Biological Science, JAPAN, 2011/04, 2015/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Department of Environmental Dynamics and Management, JAPAN, 2015/04, 2017/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Department of Environmental Dynamics and Management, JAPAN, 2017/04, 2020/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Applied aquatic science;Aquatic bioproduction science

Research Keywords

  • Phytoplankton Ocean primary production Harmful algae Restoration of coastal fisheries Microalgae Photosynthesis

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae
  • The Oceanographic Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
  • The Plankton Society of Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, SDGs Ideas Mining Seminar for Specialists
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Hydrospheric BiologyI

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Environmental and seasonal dynamics altering the primary productivity in Bingo-Nada (Bingo Sound) of the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, Plankton and Benthos Research, 15(2), 78-96
  2. Study on expelled zooxanthellae from giant clams, with an emphasis on their potential as subsequent symbiont sources, PLoS One, 14(7)
  3. Evaluation of Chlorophyll-a Estimation Approaches Using Iterative Stepwise Elimination Partial Least Squares (ISE-PLS) Regression and Several Traditional Algorithms from Field Hyperspectral Measurements in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, Sensors, 18(8)
  4. Seasonal dynamics influencing coastal primary production and phytoplankton communities along the southern Myanmar coast., Journal of Oceanography, 73(3), 345-364
  5. Feasibility Studies on Sediment Perturbation as Control Strategies for Chattonella Red Tides, Bulletin of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, 67(3), 57-66
  6. Cryptic occurrence of Chattonella marina var. marina in mangrove sediments in Probolinggo, East Java Province, Indonesia., Fisheries Science, 84(5), 877-887
  7. Sea surface salinity estimation in the center of Seto Inland Sea using in situ reflectance and water quality data from FY2015 to FY2016, 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2183-2186

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Nutrient limitations induce photoinhibition in a planktonic diatom Skeletonema costatum, Ryoko Yano, Shizuka Ohara, Kazuhiko Koike, Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020, Without Invitation, California, USA
  2. Environmental factors leading to the occurrence of a harmful alga, Vicicitus globosus, in the center of the Seto-Inland Sea, Japan, Shizuka Ohara, Ryoko Yano, Etsuko Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Yoneyama, Setsuko Sakamoto, Kazuhiko Koike, The 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Without Invitation, Nantes, France
  3. Rapid analysis of nutrient deficiency in red tide-forming diatoms based on nutrient-induced fluorescence transients (NIFTs), Ryoko Yano, Shizuka Ohara, Kazuhiko Koike, The 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Without Invitation, Nantes, France
  4. Feasibly successful trials of sediment perturbations as prevention strategies for Chattonella red tides in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, Ichiro Imai, Atsumi Nakano, Nami Ako, Akinori Kakumu, Kazuhiko Koike, Shizuka Ohara, Yoshihiro Nakajima, Ryoko Yano, Etsuko Hagiwara, Kenta Ogawa, Hiroyuki Yoneyama, The 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Without Invitation, Nantes, France
  5. How can I change my class more active and more interesting ?, Shizuka Ohara, International Forum on Teaching Assistant Development and Structural Reform, Without Invitation, Higashihiroshima
  6. Trials of sediment perturbation for prevention of Chattonella red tides by using of diatom resting stage cells in sediments in coastal sea of Tomono-Ura, the Seto Inland Sea, Atsumi Nakano, Nami Ako, Shizuka Ohara, Yoshihiro Nakajima, Ryoko Yano, Kazuhiko Koike, Etsuko Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Yoneyama, Ichiro Imai, 10th EASTHAB Symposium, Without Invitation, Hokkaido
  7. Mesocosm experiments demonstrating the prevention of harmful flagellate blooms by diatoms germinated from resting stage cells in bottom sediments, Nami Ako, Atsumi Nakano A, Shizuka Ohara, Yoshihiro Nakajima, Ryoko Yano, Kazuhiko Koike, Etsuko Hagiwara, Ichiro Imai, 10th EASTHAB Symposium, Hokkaido
  8. PAM fluorometry to reveal coastal microalgal dynamics; our trials for red-tide monitoring and physiological studies of coral symbionts (zooxanthellae), Kazuhiko Koike, Shizuka O-hara, Ayu-Lana-Nafisyah, Masami Koide, Yoshihiro Nakajima, AQUAFLUO II, Sydney, Australia
  9. Sea surface salinity estimation in the center of Seto Inland Sea using in situ reflectance and water quality data from FY2015 to FY2016, Zuomin Wang, Yuji Sakuno, Kazuhiko Koike, Shizuka Ohara, 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Taxas, USA