Hisashi Ozawa

Last Updated :2021/05/10

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

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Dr. of Sci., HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
  • Master of Science, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY

Research Fields

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

Research Keywords

  • Dissipative systems
  • Thermodynamics
  • Climate

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Earth and Life
  2. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Introduction of Natural Environmental Science in Earth Surface
  3. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Second Semester, Introduction to Earth Science
  4. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Atmospheric Science
  5. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Laboratory Course in Natural Environmental Sciences A
  6. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Practical Methods in Natural Environmental SciencesA
  7. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Laboratory Course in Natural Environmental Sciences B
  8. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Practical Methods in Natural Environmental SciencesB
  9. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Laboratory Course in Natural Environmental Sciences C
  10. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Practical Methods in Natural Environmental SciencesC
  11. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Natural Histories and Sciences
  12. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Risks and Sciences in Natural Environment
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Global Fluid Dynamics and Natural Disaster Prevention

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Thermodynamics of fluid turbulence: A unified approach to the maximum transport properties, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 64, 1-8, 2001
  2. ★, On the thermodynamics of the oceanic general circulation: Entropy increase rate of an open dissipative system and its surroundings, TELLUS A, 53, 266-277, 2001
  3. ★, On the thermodynamics of the oceanic general circulation: Irreversible transition to a state with higher rate of entropy production, QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 128, 2115-2118, 2002
  4. ★, The second law of thermodynamics and the global climate system: A review of the maximum entropy production principle, REVIEWS OF GEOPHYSICS, 41(4), 1-24, 2003
  5. ★, Thermodynamics of irreversible transitions in the oceanic general circulation, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 34, 1-5, 2007
  6. ★, On the vortex formation at the moving front of lightweight granular particles, PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA, 238, 20-26, 2009
  7. General characteristics of entropy production in nonlinear dynamic systems, Proceedings of the 12th Joint European Thermodynamics Conference, 121-126, 2013
  8. Maximum potential intensity of typhoon as information for possible natural disaster, ASIAN JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENT AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT, 6, 69-81, 2014
  9. ★, Thermodynamics of a tropical cyclone: Generation and dissipation of mechanical energy in a self-driven convection system, TELLUS A, 67, 1-14, 2015
  10. ★, Effects of the Antarctic elevation on the atmospheric circulation, THEORETICAL AND APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY, 143(3-4), 1487-1499, 202102

Publications such as books

  1. 2005, Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics and the Production of Entropy: Life, Earth, and Beyond, Thermodynamics of the ocean circulation: A global perspective on the ocean system and living systems, Springer-Verlag, 2005, Scholarly Book, Shimokawa, S., and H. Ozawa
  2. 2014, Beyond the Second Law: Entropy Production and Non-Equilibrium Systems, The time evolution of entropy production in nonlinear dynamic systems, Springer-Verlag, 2014, Scholarly Book, Ozawa, H., and S. Shimokawa
  3. 2014, Beyond the Second Law: Entropy Production and Non-Equilibrium Systems, Entropy production in planetary atmospheres and its applications, Springer-Verlag, 2014, Scholarly Book, Fukumura, Y. and H. Ozawa
  4. 2017/01, Handbook of Applied Hydrology, Entropy production extremum principles, McGraw-Hill, 2017, Scholarly Book, Niven, R. K., and H. Ozawa