Personnel Information




Institute of Science and Technology



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Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Hokkaido University, Faculty of Science

    University, 1986.03, Graduated, JAPAN

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

    Doctor's Course, 1996.06, Completed, JAPAN

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Ph.D., Petrology/Mineralogy/Economic geology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Coursework, 1996.09

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Niigata University Faculty of Science, Lecturer, 1997.01 - 1999.09

  • Niigata University Faculty of Science Department of Geology, Associate Professor, 2004.04 - 2013.04

  • Niigata University, Professor, 2013.05 -

  • Niigata University Faculty of Science Department of Geology, Professor, 2013.05 -

  • Niigata University Graduate School of Science and Technology Environmental Science and Technology, Professor, 2013.05 -

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Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • American Geophysical Union, 1991.09 - , JAPAN

  • The Geochemical Society, 1993.06 - , JAPAN

  • The Geological Society of America, 2012.10 - , UNITED STATES

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Petrology/Mineralogy/Economic geology


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Compositional continuity and discontinuity in the Horoman peridotite, Japan, and its implication for melt extraction processes in partially molten upper mantle., Obata, M and Takazawa, E, Journal of Petrology, Vol.45, pp.223-234, 2004.12, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

  • Whole rock compositional variations in an upper mantle peridotite (Horoman, Hokkaido, Japan): Are they consistent with partial melting process?, Takazawa, E., Frey, F.A., Shimizu, N., and Obata, M., Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol.64, pp.695-716, 2000.12, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

  • Melting and reaction in an incipient subarc mantle as inferred from the spatial compositional variability in the mantle section of the Oman ophiolite, Takazawa, E., Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, Vol.41, No.11, pp.257-266, 2012.11, Japanese

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, Geology, Petrology/Mineralogy/Economic geology

  • Hutton's unconformity at Siccar Point, SE Scotland, UK, Michibayashi, K., Morishita, T., Murayama, M., Nishi, H., Obana, K., Suzuki, Y., Takazawa, E., Yamada, Y., Yokoyama, Y., The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, Vol.118, No.11, pp.IX-X, 2012.11, Japanese

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, Geology, Stratigraphy/Paleontology

  • Evolution from oceanic to subarc mantle inferred from variability in mineral compositions in the Salahi mantle section, the Oman ophiolite, Takazawa, E., Kasuga, R., Yamanoi, Y., Chikyu Monthly, Vol.34, No.4, pp.252-257, 2012.04, Japanese

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, Geology, Petrology/Mineralogy/Economic geology

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Professional English Dictionary SPED TERRA, Horiguchi, K. et. Al., Shogakukan, 2004.12, Other

    Scholarly Book, Multiple Authorship

  • Proceeding of Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports, 209, Kelemen, P. B., Kikawa, E., Miller, D. J. and Shipboard Scientific Party, Texas A&M University, 2004.06, English

    Report, Multiple Authorship , Geology, Petrology/Mineralogy/Economic geology

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2004.04 - 2006.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2002.04 - 2004.03