Kohji Marumoto Ph.D

Environmental Chemistry Section

Subjects of study and affair
  • Study on mercury exchange in air ?sea interfaces and accumulation for marine wildlife of mercury around Japanese Islands using atmospheric mercury monitoring network
  • Development of atmospheric mercury monitoring method for rapid and simple screening in mercury emission sources and their surrounding areas
  • Radiation Safety Committee
  • Chemicals Management Committee
  • NIMD FORUM Organization Committee
Study groups
  • Natural Environment group
Work of study
  • Marumoto, K., Hayashi, M., Takami, A. (2015) Atmospheric mercury concentrations at two sites in the Kyushu Islands, Japan, and evidence of long-range transport from East Asia. Atmospheric Environment 117, 147-155. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.07.019
  • Song, S., Selin, N.E., Soerensen, A.L., Angot, H., Artz, R., Brooks, S., Brunke, E.-G., Conley, G., Dommergue, A., Ebinghaus, R., Holsen, T.M., Jaffe, D.A., Kang, S., Kelly, P., Luke, W.T., Magand, O., Marumoto, K., Pfaffhuber, K.A., Ren, X., Sheu, G.-R., Slemr, F., Warneke, T., Weight, A., Weiss-Penzias, P., Wip, D.C., Zhang, Q. (2015) Top-down constraints on atmospheric mercury emissions and implications for global biogeochemical cycling. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15, 7103-7125.
  • Marumoto, K. and Imai S. (2015) Determination of gaseous mercury in seawater of Minamata Bay and estimation for mercury exchange across air-sea interface. Marine Chemistry 168, 9-17. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2014.09.007
  • Marumoto, K. and Matsuyama, A. (2014) Mercury speciation in wetdeposition samples collected from a coastal area of Minamata Bay.Atmospheric Environment 86, 220-227.
  • Marumoto, K., Imai, S., Takeda, K., Sakugawa, H. (2012) Development ofseawater sampler for collection of dissolved gaseous mercury preventingvaporization loss and influence of the loss on estimating mercury flux.Bunseki Kagaku, 61(12), 1063-1072. (in Japanese)
  • Matsuyama, A., Eguchi, T., Sonoda, I., Tada, A., Yano, S., Tai, A.,Marumoto, K., Tomiyasu, T. and Akagi, H. (2011) Mercury speciation inthe water of Minamata Bay, Japan. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 218,399-412.
  • Tomiyasu, T., Matsuyama, A., Eguchi, T., Marumoto, K., Oki, K. and Akagi,H. (2008) Speciation of mercury in water at the bottom of Minamata Bay,Japan. Marine Chemistry 112, 102-106.
  • Marumoto, K., Sakata, M.(2007)Seasonal variations in concentrations of mercury and other chemical components in air and their wet deposition fluxes in a region facing the Sea of Japan. Kankyo Kagaku, 20(1), 47-60. (in Japanese)
  • Sakata, M., Marumoto, K., Narukawa, M. and Asakura, K. (2006) Mass balance and sources of mercury in Tokyo Bay. Journal of Oceanography 62, 767-775.
  • Narukawa, M., Sakata, M., Marumoto. K. and Asakura, K. (2006) Air-sea exchange of mercury in Tokyo Bay. Journal of Oceanography 62, 249-257.
  • Sakata, M., Marumoto, K., Narukawa, M. and Asakura, K.(2006)Regional variations in wet and dry deposition fluxes of trace elements in Japan. Atmos. Environ. 40, 521-531.
  • Marumoto, K., Sakata, M.(2005)Mercury emission fluxes from soil surfaces and factors affecting their variations, Chikyu Kagaku, 39, 183-196. (in Japanese)
  • Sakata, M. and Marumoto, K. (2005) Wet and dry deposition fluxes of mercury in Japan. Atmos. Environ. 39, 3145-3152.