Tomoeki Nakakuki

Last Updated :2020/12/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
nakakukihiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, The University of Tokyo
  • Master of Science, Chiba University

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Earth and planetary science;Solid earth and planetary physics

Research Keywords

  • plate tectonics
  • mantle convection
  • Subduction zone
  • numerical simulation
  • mantle transition zone

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Exercise in Information Literacy
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice of Earth and Planetary Systems Science B (Experimental Study)
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Advanced Earth and Planetary Science
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Mathematical and numerical methods in the physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors A
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Mathematical and numerical methods in the physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors B
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors II
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesI
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesI
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics I
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics I
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesII
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesII
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics II
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics II
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Survey of Earth and Planetary Systems Science
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Geodynamics
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Exercise for Globalization I
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Exercise for Globalization II
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Externship for Earth and Planetary Systems Science
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Integrated Seminar on Earth and Planetary Systems Science

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Mechanical coupling of the motion of the surface plate and the lower mantle slab: Effects of viscosity hill, yield strength, and depth-dependent thermal expansivity, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 294, 201909
  2. Dynamics in the Uppermost Lower Mantle: Insights into the Deep Mantle Water Cycle Based on the Numerical Modeling of Subducted Slabs and Global-Scale Mantle Dynamics, ANNUAL REVIEW OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES, VOL 47, 47, 41-+, 2019
  3. Roles of Hydrous Lithospheric Mantle in Deep Water Transportation and Subduction Dynamics, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(11), 5336-5343, 20180616
  4. Temporal and vertical distributions of anthropogenic U-236 in the Japan Sea using a coral core and seawater samples, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-OCEANS, 121(1), 4-13, 201601
  5. ★, Effects of water transportation on subduction dynamics: Roles of viscosity and density reduction, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 454, 178-191, 20161115
  6. Water circulation and global mantle dynamics: Insight from numerical modeling, GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, 16(5), 1449-1464, 201505
  7. Interconnection of ferro-periclase controls subducted slab morphology at the top of the lower mantle, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 403, 352-357, 20141001
  8. Rheological decoupling at the Moho and implication to Venusian tectonics, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 4, 20140318
  9. ★, Dynamics of slab rollback and induced back-arc basin formation, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 361, 287-297, 20130101
  10. Fluid processes in subduction zones and water transport to the deep mantle, Physics and Chemistry of the Deep Earth, 372-392, 20130424
  11. Uranium-236 as a new oceanic tracer: A first depth profile in the Japan Sea and comparison with caesium-137, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 333, 165-170, 20120601
  12. ★, Dynamical mechanisms controlling formation and avalanche of a stagnant slab, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 183(1-2), 309-320, 201011
  13. Effects on the long-wavelength geoid anomaly of lateral viscosity variations caused by stiff subducting slabs, weak plate margins and lower mantle rheology, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 172(3-4), 278-288, 200902
  14. ★, Stagnant Slab: A Review, ANNUAL REVIEW OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES, 37, 19-46, 2009
  15. ★, Generation and driving forces of plate-like motion and asymmetric subduction in dynamical models of an integrated mantle-litho sphere system, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 166(3-4), 128-146, 200802
  16. ★, The role of history-dependent rheology in plate boundary lubrication for generating one-sided subduction, PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, 164(5), 879-907, 200705
  17. Dynamical modeling of trench retreat driven by the slab interaction with the mantle transition zone, Earth, Planets and Space, 59, 65-74, 20070321
  18. Deformation of a partially molten D '' layer by small-scale convection and the resulting seismic anisotropy and ultralow velocity zone, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 153(1-3), 32-48, 20051130
  19. Possible existence of small-scale convection under the back arc, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 29(21), 20021101
  20. A simple model of mantle convection including a past history of yielding, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 27(10), 1559-1562, 20000515
  21. Mantle viscosity derived by genetic algorithm using oceanic geoid and seismic tomography for whole-mantle versus blocked-flow situations,, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 146(107), 307-326, 19980401
  22. The interaction of plumes with the transition zone under continents and oceans, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 146, 379-391, 19970401
  23. Stress fields in slabs penetrating into the lower mantle, and rheology and composition of the lower mantle, Proceedings of Japan Academy, 70 Ser. B, 19-24, 19940401
  24. ★, Interaction of the upwelling plume with the phase and the chemical boundaries at the 670km discontinuity; Effects of the temperature-dependent viscosity, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 121, 369-384, 19940401
  25. Interaction of the upwelling plume with the phase and the chemical boundaries (2); Effects of the pressure-dependent viscosity, Journal of Geomagnetism and Geoelectrolicity, 46, 587-602, 19940401

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Water effects on the dynamics of subducted slabs, T. Nakakuki, H. Iwamori, Geofluid III, 2012/03/12, With Invitation, English