Museum Studies Research Group
Researching diatoms from Antarctica. (Photograph taken March, 2006.)
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CareerI graduated from the Department of Fishery, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, and stayed in the Department of Tropical Agriculture to complete a master and doctor course. Afterward, I worked as a lecturer at the Research Center for Coastal Lagoon Environment, Shimane University, before working at the Lake Biwa Museum from April 2000. I have also worked as a part-time lecturer at Matsue National College of Technology and the University of Shiga Prefecture.
Specialty1. Pattern analysis of diatom communities using multivariate analysis techniques.
2. Diatom taxonomy.
3. Development of quantitative analytical techniques for taxonomy.
Key Words of ResearchDiatoms, multivariate analysis, rice-fields, rivers
Professional Society MembershipInternational Society for Diatom Research, the Japanese Society of Diatomology, The Japanese Society of Limnology, The Japanese Society of Phycology, The Ecological Society of Japan.
Readily Accessible Research Contributions
- Ohtsuka, T., Kudoh, S., Imura, S. & Ohtani, S. (2006) Diatoms composing benthic microbial mats in freshwater lakes of Skarvsnes ice-free area, East Antarctica. Polar Bioscience 20: 113-130.
(PDF freely available from http://polaris.nipr.ac.jp/~penguin/polarbiosci/)