Dr. Tomohiro SEKIGUCHI

Assistant Professor
Terrestrial Environment Research Center
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba 305-8577, Japan

E-mail: sekiguchi__suiri.tsukuba.ac.jp

Research Interests

Coastal processes; Nearshore wave-generated sand transport; Bedform and sedimentary structure under waves and/or currents; Bedform morphodynamics; Paleoenvironmental reconstruction

Professional Experience

  • March 2003 - Ph.D., Graduate School of Earth and Space Sciences, Osaka University
  • April 2003 - COE Fellow, Center of Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University
  • April 2005 - Research Fellow, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
  • June 2005 - Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Membership List

  • Japanese Geomorphological Union
  • Geological Society of Japan
  • The Sedimentological Society of Japan
  • Plaeontological Society of Japan

Selected Publications

  1. Sekiguchi, T. (2009) Transient 3D-patterned ripples appear during deformation of a 2D ripple field under wave-induced oscillatory flow. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34, 839–847.
  2. Yamaguchi, N. Sekiguchi, T. and Masuda, F. (2007) Cross-shore ripple variations under laboratory partially standing waves: a possible clue to paleo-wavelength. Journal of Sedimentological Socicety of Japan, 64, 15-19.
  3. Yoshino K., Miyasaka H., Kawamura Y., Genkai-Kato M., Okuda N., Hayami Y., Ito S., Fukumori K., Sekiguchi T., Ohnishi H., Ohmori K. and Takeoka H. (2006) Sand banks contribute to the production of coastal waters by making a habitat for benthic microalgae in the sublittoral zone: food web analyses in Aki-Nada using stable isotopes. Plankton and Benthos Research, 1(3), 155-163.
  4. Sekiguchi,T. and Sunamura,T. (2005) Threshold for ripple formation on artificially roughened beds: wave-flume experiments. Journal of Coastal Research, 21, 323–330.
  5. Sekiguchi,T. and Sunamura,T. (2005) Reply to Discussion of “Effects of bed perturbation and velocity asymmetry on ripple initiation: wave-flume experiments” [Coastal Engineering 50 (2004) 231–239]. Coastal Engineering, 52, 309–312.
  6. Sekiguchi,T. (2005) Ripples with secondary crests as a possible indicator of palaeo-wave direction: a laboratory experiment. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 111, 182–186.
  7. Sekiguchi,T. and Sunamura,T. (2005) Development of characteristic ripple patterns in response to the change in wave conditions: a laboratory experiment. Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union, 26, 29–45.
  8. Sekiguchi,T. and Sunamura,T. (2004) A laboratory study of formative conditions for characteristic ripple patterns associated with a change in wave conditions. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 29, 1431–1435.
  9. Sekiguchi,T. and Sunamura,T. (2004) Effects of bed perturbation and velocity asymmetry on ripple initiation: wave-flume experiments. Coastal Engineering, 50, 231–239.
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