Research Projects of 2015

1. Study on long-term CO2 observation at summit of Mt. Fuji
Hitoshi Mukai Yukihiro Nojiri, Yukio Terao, Shohei Nomura (National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Center of Global Environmental Research (CGER)

2. Characterization of chemical components of PM2.5 long-range transported by simultaneous observation between Japan, China and South Korea.

Shinichi Yonemoch (Center for Environmental Science in Saitama), Hiroshi Okochi,
Toshio Nagoya,Yuko Ogata (Waseda University), Ki-Ho Lee (Jeju National University),  Chul-Goo Hu (Jeju National University)

3.  Observation of chemical components in aerosols transported in the free troposphere and arriving at the summit of Mt. Fuji

 Shiro HATAKEYAMA (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Kojiro Shimada (Global Innovation Research Organization)

4.   Long term observation of carbon monoxide, ozone, and sulfur dioxide during summer at the summit of Ft. Fuji

  Shungo KATO (Faculty of Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University)

5.  Continuous observation on atmospheric mercury and pollutants synchronizing to it, and research on their wet/dry deposition amounts and mechanism of production of Hg(II).

  Osamu NAGAFUCHI,  Kenich Osaka, Koyomi Nakazawa (University of Shiga Prefecture), Kuriko Yokota ( Toyohashi University of Technology)

6.  Study on the effect of aerosol particles on climate utilizing Mt. Fuji ? Watching climate change by radon and ion concentrations ?

  Kazuhiko Miura (Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science), Katsuhiro Nagano (Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science), Hiroshi Kobayashi (University of Yamanashi), Yoko Iwamoto (Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science)

7.  Observation of aerosol-cloud-precipitation interaction in the free troposphere using Mt. Fuji as an observational tower

  Hiroshi Okochi (School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University), Yukiya Minami (Ishikawa Prefectural. University), Hiroshi Kobayashi (University of Yamanashi), Yoko Katayama (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology),
Maski Takeuchi (Tokushima University) Shin-ichi Yonemochi (Center for Environmental Science in Saitama), Toshio Nagoya, Kazuo Kamura, Hiroko Ogata (Waseda University)

8.  Impact of overnight sleep condition on acute mountain sickness

  Masahiro Horiuchi (Mt. Fuji Research Institute), Tadashi Uno (Mt. Fuji research Institute),  Shiro Oda (Hokusho University)

9.  Characterization and biome analysis of air-borne bacteria in the free troposphere

   Atsushi Matsuki (Institute of Nature and Environmental Technology), Fumihisa Kobayashi (School of Natural Science, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University), Teruya Maki (School of Chemistry, , College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University), Makiko Kakikawa (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University),
Ayumi Iwata (Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology, Kanazawa

10.   Observation of nitrogen oxides at the top of Mt. Fuji

  Ryuichi Wada (Teikyo University of Science, Department of Natural and Environmental Science), Yasuhiro Sadanaga (Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka Prefecture University)

11.   Study of lightning and atmospheric electricity at the summit of Mt. Fuji 

Masashi Kamogawa (Department of Physics, Tokyo Gakugei University), Tomoyuki Suzuki, Tokyo Gakugei University Kazuya Sasaki, Tokai University), Masaru Yasumoto ( Antec Co. LTD),  Yuko Suzuki (Tokyo Gakugei University), David Smith (University of California, Santa Cruz), Gregory Bowers (University of California, Santa Cruz), Nicole Kelley (University of California, Santa Cruz)

12.   Continuous monitoring of cosmic-ray induced neutrons at the summit of Mt. Fuji

  Kazuaki Yajima (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Takao MATSUZAWA (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Hiroshi YASUDA (National Institute of Radiological Sciences)

 Four educational/utilization projects, 7 trial projects and one student project will be added to the projects shown above.