Ocean Newsletter

【Ocean Newsletter】Back issues
【Since issue No.311 (2013.07.20), the Newsletter was renamed from the "Ship & Ocean Newsletter" to the "Ocean Newsletter".】


  • No. 466 January 5, 2020
  • Blue Carbon: Scaling Management of Coastal Ecosystems for Climate Benefits
    Steve CROOKS
    Principal, Wetlands Science and Coastal Management, Silvestrum Climate Associates
    Moritz von UNGER
    Principal, Climate Policy, Silvestrum Climate Associates
  • No.461 October 20, 2019
  • The Role and Contributions to Society of Cable Installation and Maintenance Ships
    Takaaki ANRAKU
    President, Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd.
  • Evidence of Typhoons on Giant Clam Shells
    Tsuyoshi WATANABE
    Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, President, Kikai Institute for Coral Reef Sciences
  • For the World’s Children—the Scientists of the Future: Science Education through Deep Sea Picture Books
    Takako SATO
    Senior Engineer, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Assistant Director, Kujira-go (NPO)
  • No.460 October 5, 2019
  • Investigations and Assessments of the Environmental Impacts of Offshore Wind Farming—future prospects based on European case studies—
    Hideaki NAKATA
    Professor Emeritus, Nagasaki University / Manager, Marine Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sanyo Techno Marine, Inc.
  • Development of Seawater pH Sensors and their Application to Ocean Acidification Research
    Yoshiyuki NAKANO
    Research Scientist, Institute for Marine-Earth Exploration and Engineering (MarE3), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
  • “Ama” or Women Breath-Hold Divers-Women and the Fascination of the Sea
    Rikako SATO
    Ama Diver / Proprietress of Guest House AMARGE (Fisherman’s homestay-style inn)
  • No.459 September 20, 2019
  • Towards Mapping 100% of the World’s Ocean Floor: GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Team Wins International Competition
    Mitsuyuki UNNO
    Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation
  • Twilight Zone of the Coral Reef—can it serve as a refuge for corals threatened by bleaching?
    Saki HARII
    Associate Professor, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus
  • Sustainability of the Wild-catch Fisheries and Aquaculture and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
    Hiroe ISHIHARA
    Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • No.458 September 5, 2019
  • On Nippon Yusen Kaisha Issuing the World’s First Shipping Industry Green Bond
    Yuichi SIRANE
    Deputy Section Manager, Finance Group Supervision Team, Nippon Yusen Kaisha
  • Detecting Changes in the Ocean with “Kai-Lingual”
    Yasunori IWAHASHI
    Manager, Mikimoto Pearl Research Laboratory
  • John Manjiro and the Development of Japan’s Marine Technology
    Professor Emeritus, Kochi University of Technology
  • No.457 August 20, 2019
  • The Growth of a Fishing Village Women's Network: Activities and Prospects for Umi Hito Kurashi forum
    Izumi SEKI
    Professor, School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University
  • The Fleet Review as the First Commemorative Event in the Reiwa Era and its Origin
    Junichi KANEKO
    Captain / Head, Fleet Review Office, Maritime Staff Office Japan, Maritime Self-Defense Force, Ministry of Defense
  • Safe Navigation Education for Water Scooters
    Akira TANABE
    Director, Examiner Department, State Examination Bureau, Japan Marine Recreation Association
  • No.456 August 5, 2019
  • Towards Realization of a Hospital Ship to Save Lives During a Disaster
    Koichi SUNADA
    President, Mobile Hospital International
  • Current and Future Research at Japanese National Marine and Inland Water Stations
    Tatsuya SAKAMOTO
    Professor, Director, Ushimado Marine Institute Okayama University / UNESCO Chair Co-holder / Chairman, Board of Directors, Japanese National Marine and Inland Water Stations
  • Changes in Yakatabune and Their Future Potential -towards a more disaster resistant city-
    Kenji NIIKURA
    7th Generation Boat Master, Miura Yakatabune
  • No.455 July 20, 2019
  • Toward UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
    Julie RIGAUD
    Consultant, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO
  • 60th Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition’s Ocean Observations
    Naomi HARADA
    Deputy Leader, 60th Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition, Leader, Summer Expedition Team / Director, Earth Surface System Research Center, JAMSTEC
  • Women’s Empowerment in Maritime and Ocean Research
    Kaoru KUBOKAWA
    Visiting Professor, Strategic Innovation Research Center, Teikyo University / Founder, Women for One Ocean Network
  • No.454 July 5, 2019
  • It’s a Matter of Perspective: Culture and Ocean Policy
    Siri HAKALA
    NOAA Fisheries
  • On Management of Shipping Lanes in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore
    Seiji SASAKI
    Technical Advisor, Malacca Strait Council / Recipient, 11th National Maritime Award
  • Navy Cuisine and Town Revitalization
    Naofumi TAKAMORI
    Retired Captain, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force / Researcher in Naval History and Cuisine
  • No.453 June 20, 2019
  • Changing Situations in Pacific Island Countries and Japan’s Role
    Hideyuki SHIOZAWA
    Senior Program Officer, Pacific Island Nations Program, International Peace and Security Department, Japan-US Program Unit, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
  • Asking Animals for Information on the Ocean
    Yasumasa MIYAZAWA
    Assistant Laboratory Director, Application Laboratory, JAMSTEC
  • Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage and Buried Cultural Property Protection Administration in Japan
    Tatsuya NAKADA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • No.452 June 5, 2019
  • Towards Eradication of IUU Fishing -initiatives by research organizations-
    Masanori MIYAHARA
    President, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA), The National Research and Development Agency
  • The Oceans and Human Rights -with a focus on the modern slavery problem-
    Chie KOJIMA
    Professor, Faculty of Law, Musashino University
  • Cleaning of the Ocean Surface by Marine Environment Maintenance Ships
    Hirofumi YANO
    Former Section Manager, Marine Environment and Technology, Port and Airport Department, Chugoku Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • No.451 May 20, 2019
  • The Ice-driven Thermohaline Circulation and its Change
    Keiichiro OSHIMA
    Professor, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University / Recipient of the 11th National Maritime Award
  • Probing the Kikai Submarine Giant Caldera -the challenge to predicting a supereruption-
    Yoshiyuki TATSUMI
    Professor, Ocean-Bottom Exploration Center, Kobe University
  • Junior and Senior High School Girls Work to Solve the Marine Debris Problem in the Seto Inland Sea
    Takashi INOUE
    Teacher and Geography / History Club Advisor, Sanyo Girls Junior and Senior High School, Okayama Prefecture
  • No.450 May 5, 2019
  • Public Comment on the Basic Plan on Ocean Policy and the Government’s Responses
    Kazumi WAKITA
    Professor, School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University
  • Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency’s Contribution to SDGs—Promotion of the SH“U”N Project—
    Yoshioki OOZEKI
    Senior Advisor, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency
    Selected Papers No.24
  • Efforts to Make the Yanagawa Canals Home to the Japanese Eel
    Shinji KOBA
    Teacher and Natural Science Club Advisor, Fukuoka Prefectural Denshukan High School
  • No.449 April 20, 2019
  • The Revised Fisheries Law and Sustainable Fisheries
    Fumiaki KOBAYASHI
    Member, House of Representatives (LDP, Hiroshima 7th District)
  • On Establishing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Japan’s Offshore Waters
    Takafumi OSAWA
    Deputy Director, Marine Biological Diversity Conservation, Biodiversity Policy Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment
  • Tsukiji Uogashi Concierge Activities
    Atsuko SATO
    President, Tokyo Tsukiji Quality Judgement Association
  • No.448 April 5, 2019
  • The Kuroshio Large Meander and its Impacts
    Toru MIYAMA
    Senior Scientist, Application Laboratory, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
    Selected Papers No.24
  • Towards the Widespread Use of Offshore Wind Power: Passage of a New Law
    Tomohiko TSUNODA
    Senior Research Fellow, Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (OPRI-SPF)
  • New Developments in Ocean Policy Discussions
    Tomoya AKIMICHI
    Director-General, Yamanashi Prefectural Fujisan World Heritage Center