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Details of Prof. Kentaro Watanabe   


Gender male
Job title Professor / Head
Department Division of Bioscience / International Affairs Section
National Institute of Polar Research ( NIPR)
Polar Data Center Kaga 1-9-10 Itabashi 173-8515
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel +81 42512 0646
Fax +81 42528 3174
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Website http://www.nipr.ac.jp/english/, http://researchmap.jp/read0076271/?lang=english
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Institutional Management
Research Area(s) Research Support Services , Research Support Services
Research Activities supporting international scientific collaborations in the Antarctic and Arctic
Research Region Antarctic, Southern Ocean, Sea Ice Ecology, Polar Medical Research
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Kentaro WATANABE)

Hashimoto, M., Orikasa, Y., Hayashi, H., Watanabe, K., Yoshida, K. and Okuyama, H. (2015) Occurrence of trans monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids in Colwellia psychrerythraea strain 34H J.Basic Microbiology DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201400815
Ohno, G., Watanabe, K., Okada, Y. and Higuchi, K. (2012) Practical experience of telehealth between an Antarctic station and Japan J. Telemedicine and Telecare, DOI: 10.1258/jtt.2012.GTH111
Aikawa, S., Hattori, H., Gomi, Y., Watanabe, K., Kudoh, S., Kashino, Y. and Sato K. (2009) Diel tuning of photosynthetic systems in ice algae at Saroma-ko Lagoon, Hokkaido, Japan Polar Science, 3, 57-72
Arai, Y., Hirawake, T., Odate, T., Watanabe, K. and Fukuchi, M. (2005) Distribution of chlorophyll-a and sea surface temperature in the marginal ice zone (20?E-60?E) in East Antarctica determined using satellite multi-sensor remote sensing during austral summer Polar Bioscience, 18, 16-27
Kato, A., Watanabe, K. and Naito, Y. (2004) Population changes of Adélie and emperor penguins along the Prince Olav Coast and on the Riiser-Larsen Peninsula Polar Bioscience, 17, 117-122
Kudoh, S., Watanabe, K. and Imura, S. (2003) Ecological studies of aquatic moss pillars in Antarctic lakes ,. Temperature and light environment at the moss habitat Polar Bioscience, 16, 23-32
Takeuchi, I. and Watanabe, K. (2002) Mobile epiphytic invertebrates inhabiting the brown macroalga, Desmarestia chordalis, under the coastal fast ice of Lützow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica Polar Biology, 25, 624-628
Takeuchi, I., Watanabe, K., Tanimura, A. and Fukuchi, M. (2001) Assemblages of necrophagous animals off Enderby Land, East Antarctica. Polar Biol., 24: 650-656.
Ikeya, T., Kashino, Y., Kudoh, S., Imura, S., Watanabe, K. and Fukuchi, M. (2000) Acclimation of photosynthetic properties in psychrophilic diatom isolated under different light intensities. Polar Bioscience 13, 43-54
Hirawake, T., Odate, T., Kudoh, S., Watanabe, K., Fukuchi, M., Ishikawa, A. and Washiyama, N. (1998) Relationships between absorption coefficient and some oceanographic parameters in the southern ocean: Results of measurement with a continuous surface seawater monitoring system on board Ocean. Ocean Optics XIV, SPIE, Bellingham.(CD-ROM)
Takeuchi, I. and Watanabe, K. (1998) Respiration rate and swimming speed of the necrophagous amphipods Eurythenes gryllus from Antarctic deep-water. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser., 163: 285-288.
Saito, R., Kudoh, S., Sato, T., Watanabe, K. and Fukuchi, M. (1998) Composition of sinking particles collected under fast ice near Syowa Station, East Antarctica, in early spring and early summer, 1994. Antarctic Rec. 42(3), 252-268
Takeda, S. and Watanabe, K. (1997) Growth response of Antarctic phytoplankton to iron enrichment. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 10: 14-24.
Hoshiai, T. and Watanabe, K. (1997) A brief history of sea ice biota studies at Syowa Station and its vicinity. Mem. Natl Inst Polar Res. Spec. Issue, 51: 25-31.
Marchant, H. J., Watanabe, K. and Kawachi, M. (1996) Marine snow in Antarctic coastal waters. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 9: 75-83.
Lu, P. and Watanabe, K. (1994) Observations on ecological environmental condition of the Great Wall Bay, King George Island, Antarctica from November 1988 to March 1989. Antarc. Res. (Chinese edition), 6:62-73.
Takeda,S., Sakaguchi, I., Shinshima, K., Kiyono, M., Watanabe, K. and Numanami, H. (1994) Effects of temperature on photosynthetic rates in diatoms isolated from the Southern Ocean. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 7:297.
Watanabe, K., Satoh, H. and Yamaguchi, Y. (1993) Phytoplankton and ice algae in Lake Saroma. Bull. Plankton Soc. Japan, 39:165-166.
Okuyama, H., Kogame, K., Mizuno, M., Kobayashi, W., Kanazawa, H., Ohtani, S., Watanabe, K. and Kanda, H. (1992) Extremely psychrophilic microalgae isolated from the Antarctic Ocean. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 5:1-8.
Satoh, H. and Watanabe, K. (1991) Red water-bloom caused by the autotrophic ciliate, Mesodinium rubrum, in the austral summer in the fast ice area near Syowa Station, Antarctica, with note on their photosynthetic rate. J. Tokyo Univ. Fish., 78:11-17.
Hoshiai, T., Tanimura, A., Watanabe, K. and Fukuchi, M. (1991) Algae- copepod- fish link associated with Antarctic sea ice. In: Marine Biology - Its Accomplishment and Future Prospect (eds.) by Mauchline, J. and Nemoto, T., Hokusen-sha, Tokyo, 237-246.
Satoh, H., Yamaguchi, Y., Takeuchi, T. and Watanabe, K. (1991) A comparison of microalgal fatty acids between winter and summer in Lake Saroma, Hokkaido. La mer, 29:14-19.
Watanabe, K., Huang, F. and Lu, P. (1991) Ice algae collected in the coastal fast ice of King George and Nelson Islands, Antarctica. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 4:174.
Lu, P., Zhang, K., Huang, F. and Watanabe, K. (1991) Ecological observations on coloured layer of coastal fast ice in Great Wall Bay, King George Island, Antarctica. Antarc. Res., 2:39-45.
Watanabe, K., Satoh, H. and Hoshiai, T. (1990) Seasonal variation in ice algal assemblages in the fast ice near Syowa Station in 1983/84. In Antarctic Ecosystems - Change and Conservation, eds. by Kerry, K.R. and Hempel, G., Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 136-142.
Tanimura,Y., Fukuchi, M., Watanabe, K. and Moriwaki, K. (1990) Diatoms in water column and sea-ice in LŸtzow-Holm Bay, Antarctica, and their preservation in the underlying sediments. Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, Ser. C, 16:15-39.
Sasaki, H., Yamaguchi, Y., Watanabe, K., Tanimura, A. and Fukuchi, M. (1990) Variability in sterol flux in the ice-covered lagoon Saroma ko, Hokkaido, Japan. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol., 3:8-15.
Satoh, H., Fukami, K, Watanabe, K. and Takahashi, E.(1989) Seasonal changes in heterotrophic bacteria under fast ice near Syowa station, Antarctica. Can. J. Microbiol. 35:329-333.
Watanabe, K. (1988) Sub-ice microalgal strands in the Antarctic coastal fast ice area near Syowa Station. Jpn. J. Phycol. 36:221-229.
Hoshiai, T., Tanimura, A. and Watanabe, K. (1987) Ice algae as food of an Antarctic ice associated copepod, Paralabidocera antarctica (I.C. Thompson). Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol. 1:105-111.
Watanabe, K. and Satoh, H. (1987) Seasonal variations of ice algal standing crop near Syowa Station, East Antarctica, in 1983/84. Bull. Plankton Soc. Japan 34:143-164.

Created: 2002-02-15 Last Updated: 2015-05-17 by Kentaro WATANABE