Masazumi Arai

Last Updated :2017/09/23

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
E-mail
araiocean.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Kyushu University

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Earth and planetary science;Meteorology / Physical oceanography / Hydrology

Research Keywords

  • Kuroshio frontal waves, kyucho, internal Kelvin waves, bottom intrusion, the Bungo Channel
  • meteorological tsunami, seiches, shallow-water waves, Proudman resonance, shelf resonance, bay resonance
  • tidal mixing, tidal front, the Bungo Channel
  • tidal vortex, the Seto Inland Sea, the Neko-Seto Strait
  • Kuroshio, Bifurcation Current, the Kii Channel

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, General Mechanics II
  2. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, General Mechanics I
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Ocean-Atmosphere Environment
  4. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research I
  5. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research II
  6. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar I
  7. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Elastic anomaly of the ferroelectric phase transition of Li2Ge7O15 studied by the Brillouin scattering., Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 56(9), 3213-3219, 19870901
  2. Elastic instability in the ferroelastic phase transition of TlH2PO4 studied by Brillouin scattering, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 59(4), 1285-1292, 19900401
  3. Study of the ferroelastic phase transition of TlH2PO4 acoustic phonon softening, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 60(1), 188-195, 19910101
  4. Locally-induced nonlinear modes and multiple equilibria in planetary fluids, PAGEOPH, 133(4), 733-748, 19900401
  5. Asymmetric evolution of eddies in rotating shallow water, Chaos, 4(2), 163-175, 19940601
  6. Repeat ADCP survey of the Western Pacific surface current by a commercial ship, International WOCE Newsletter, 34, 31-35, 19990301
  7. Repeat meridional survey of the western North Pacific subtropical gyre by a VOS ADCP during 1997 to 1998, Geophysical Research Letters, 28(18), 3429-3432, 20010901
  8. Operational data assimilation system for the Kuroshio south of Japan: Reanalysis and validation., Journal of Oceanography, 60(2), 303-312, 20040401
  9. Monitoring surface velocity from repeated ADCP observations and satellite altimetry, Journal of Oceanography, 60(2), 365-374, 20040401
  10. Development of a semi-spectral coastal ocean model and its application to the Neko Seto Sea in the Seto Inland Sea., Journal of Oceanography, 60(3), 597-611, 20040601
  11. Numerical study of a Kyucho and a bottom intrusion in the Bungo Channel, Japan: Disturbances generated by the Kuroshio small meanders., Journal of Oceanography, 61(5), 953-971, 20051001
  12. A numerical study of the Bifurcation Current and the Eastward Current in the Bungo Channel, Japan., Proc. 14th PAMS/JECSS Workshop, 238-241, 20070501