Tomoeki Nakakuki

Last Updated :2019/12/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Science, ., 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. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Exercise in Information Literacy
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Experiments in General Geology A
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice of Earth and Planetary Systems Science B (Experimental Study)
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Mathematical and numerical methods in the physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors A
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Mathematical and numerical methods in the physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors B
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Surveying
  8. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors II
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics II
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics II
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesI
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesI
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Dynamics in the Earth
  14. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics I
  15. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on earth and planetary physics I
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesII
  17. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Integrated Fields of Earth and Planetary SciencesII
  18. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Surveying

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. The role of history-dependent rheology in plate boundary lubrication for generating one-sided subduction, PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, 164(5), 879-907, 200705
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Dynamical mechanisms controlling formation and avalanche of a stagnant slab, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 183(1-2), 309-320, 201011
  5. Dynamical modeling of trench retreat driven by the slab interaction with the mantle transition zone, Earth, Planets and Space, 59, 65-74, 20070321
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The interaction of plumes with the transition zone under continents and oceans, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 146, 379-391, 19970401
  10. 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
  11. A simple model of mantle convection including a past history of yielding, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 27(10), 1559-1562, 20000515
  12. Possible existence of small-scale convection under the back arc, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 29(21), 20021101
  13. 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
  14. Stagnant Slab: A Review, ANNUAL REVIEW OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES, 37, 19-46, 2009
  15. 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
  16. Dynamics of slab rollback and induced back-arc basin formation, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 361, 287-297, 20130101
  17. Rheological decoupling at the Moho and implication to Venusian tectonics, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 4, 20140318
  18. Interconnection of ferro-periclase controls subducted slab morphology at the top of the lower mantle, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 403, 352-357, 20141001
  19. Water circulation and global mantle dynamics: Insight from numerical modeling, GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, 16(5), 1449-1464, 201505
  20. 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
  21. Effects of water transportation on subduction dynamics: Roles of viscosity and density reduction, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 454, 178-191, 20161115
  22. Roles of Hydrous Lithospheric Mantle in Deep Water Transportation and Subduction Dynamics, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(11), 5336-5343, 20180616
  23. Fluid processes in subduction zones and water transport to the deep mantle, Physics and Chemistry of the Deep Earth, 372-392, 20130424

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