Dr. Atsushi IKEDA

Associate Professor
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8572, JAPAN
E-mail: aikeda__geoenv.tsukuba.ac.jp

Professional experience

  • April 2006 : Research Associate, University of Tsukuba.
  • October 2005 : JSPS* Research Fellow, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo.
  • November 2004 : Visiting Researcher, WERC**, University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
  • April 2004 : JSPS Research Fellow, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo.
  • March 2004 : D.Sc. Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba.

*JSPS: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
**WERC: Water and Environmental Research Center

Research interests

Landforms and related processes in Arctic and alpine regions. Rock glacier is especially focused on.

Refereed publications

  • Hayakawa, Y.S. and Ikeda, A. (2009): Accuracy assessment of a topographic mapping method with laser range finder and differential global positioning system: A case study for a rock glacier in the Swiss Alps. Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union, 30, 29–38.
  • Ikeda, A. (2008): Reassessment of DC resistivity in rock glaciers by comparing with P-wave velocity: a case study in the Swiss Alps. In Hauck, C. and Kneisel, C. (eds), Applied Geophysics in Periglacial Environments. Cambridge University Press, pp. 137–152.
  • Delaloye, R., Perruchoud, E., Avian, E., Kaufmann, V., Bodin, X., Hausmann, H., Ikeda, A., Kääb, A., Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A., Krainer, K., Lambiel, C., Mihajlovic, D., Staub, B., Roer, I. and Thibert, E. (2008): Recent interannual variations of rockglacier creep in the European Alps. In Kane, D.L. and Hinkel, K.M. (eds), Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska, pp. 343–348.
  • Ikeda, A. and Yoshikawa, K. (2008): Topographical controls on the distribution and size of rock glaciers in the central Brooks Range, Alaska. In Kane, D.L. and Hinkel, K.M. (eds), Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska, pp. 767–772.
  • Sueyoshi, T., Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N. and Ishii, T. (2008): Thermal history of degrading permafrost in the source region of Yellow River, Northeastern Tibet. In Kane, D.L. and Hinkel, K.M. (eds), Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska, pp. 1733–1738.
  • Watanabe, T., Matsuoka, N., Christiansen, H.H. and Ikeda, A. (2008): Sounding ice and soil wedge structures with ground-penetrating radar. In Kane, D.L. and Hinkel, K.M. (eds), Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska, pp. 1933–1938.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N. and Kääb, A. (2008): Fast deformation of perennially frozen debris in a warm rock-glacier in the Swiss Alps: An effect of liquid water. Journal of Geophysical Research.
  • Ikeda, A., Sueyoshi, T., Matsuoka, N., Ishii, T. and Uchida, Y. (2007): Permafrost sounding (2003–2005) in the source area of the Yellow River, Northeastern Tibet. Geographical Review of Japan. 80, 259–271.
  • Yoshikawa, K., Leuschen, C., Ikeda, A., Harada, K., Gogineni, P., Hoekstra, P., Hinzman, L., Sawada, Y. and Matsuoka, N. (2006): Comparison of geophysical investigations for detection of massive ground ice (pingo ice). Journal of Geophysical Research. 111, E06S19, doi:10.1029/2005JE002573.
  • Ikeda, A. (2006): Combination of conventional geophysical methods for sounding the composition of rock glaciers in the Swiss Alps. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 17, 35–48.
  • Ikeda, A. and Matsuoka, N. (2006): Pebbly versus bouldery rock glaciers: Morphology, structure and processes. Geomorphology. 73, 279–296.
  • Matsuoka, N., Ikeda, A. and Date, T. (2005): Morphometric analysis of solifluction lobes and rock glaciers in the Swiss Alps. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16, 99–113.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N. and Kääb, A. (2003): A rapidly moving small rock glacier at the lower limit of the mountain permafrost belt in the Swiss Alps. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost. Balkema, pp. 455–460.
  • Matsuoka, N., Ikeda, A., Hirakawa, K. and Watanabe, T. (2003): Contemporary periglacial processes in the Swiss Alps: seasonal, inter-annual and long-term variations. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost. Balkema, pp. 735–740.
  • Ishikawa, M., Fukui, K., Aoyama, M., Ikeda, A., Sawada, Y. and Matsuoka, N. (2003): Mountain permafrost in Japan: distribution, landforms and thermal regimes. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, N. F. Suppl.-Bd., 130, 99–116.
  • Ikeda, A. and Matsuoka, N. (2002): Degradation of talus-derived rock glaciers in the Upper Engadin, Swiss Alps. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 13, 145–161.

Dissertation

Presentations in international meetings

  • Ikeda, A. and Matsuoka, N. (2008): Liquid water destabilizes frozen debris slope at the melting point: A case study of a rock glacier in the Swiss Alps. Extended Abstracts of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, 109–110.
  • Ikeda, A. and Yoshikawa, K. (2008): Topographical controls on the distribution and size of rock glaciers in the central Brooks Range, Alaska. Summary Program, Abstracts, IPA Reports of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, 45.
  • Ikeda, A. (2007): Combination of geophysical methods for measuring the structure of rock glaciers. EOS Transactions AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstracts, H23H-03.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N., Sueyoshi, T., Ishii, T., Gao, C. and Ding, J. (2007): Permafrost degradation in the source area of the Yellow River, Northeastern Tibet. EOS Transactions AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstracts, C41A-0055.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N. and Kääb, A. (2006): Continuous monitoring of permafrost deformation in a warm rock glacier in the Swiss Alps. EOS Transactions AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstracts, C51B-0422.
  • Ikeda, A., Sueyoshi, T., Matsuoka, N. and Ishii, T. (2006): Sounding permafrost in the source area of the Yellow River (Northeastern Tibet): Degrading or already disappeared? Abstracts of the Asian Conference on Permafrost, 159–160.
  • Ikeda, A., Sueyoshi, T., Matsuoka, N. and Ishii, T. (2006): Permafrost sounding (2003–2005) in the source area of the Yellow River, Northeastern Tibet. Proceedings of 1st Asia CliC Symposium, 135–137.
  • Ikeda, A. and Yoshikawa, K. (2005): Rock glaciers in different climates: the Brooks Range, Alaska, and Swiss Alps. EOS Transactions AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstracts, C51B-0279.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N. and Kääb, A. (2003): A rapidly moving small rock glacier at the lower limit of the mountain permafrost belt in the Swiss Alps. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost. Balkema, pp. 455–460.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, A., Hirakawa, K., Watanabe, T., Aoyama, M. and Fukui, K. (2001): Fossilization of rock glaciers in the Swiss Alps. Abstracts of the 5th International Conference on Geomorphology, C–101.
  • Ikeda, A., Matsuoka, N. and Kääb, A. (2001): Characteristics of pebbly rock glaciers in Swiss Alps. Abstracts of the 1st European Permafrost Conference, 55–56.
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