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meteorologist , researcher

Toshihiko Takemura, Japanese meteorologist, researcher. Achievements include development of global aerosol climate model. Recipient Young Scientist award, International Radiation Commission, 2004, Young Scientists prize, Minister Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, 2008.


Takemura, Toshihiko was born on July 9, 1974 in Kawamata, Fukushima, Japan. Son of Kunihiko and Reiko Takemura.


Bachelor of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, 1997. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1999. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 2001.


Research associate Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 2001—2006, associate professor Japan, since 2006. Visiting researcher National Institute Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan, since 2002, Research Institute Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, 2003—2007. Visiting research scientist National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center University Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, Maryland, 2004—2005.


  • Achievements include development of global aerosol climate model.


Member of Japan Geosci. Union (associate), Japan Association Aerosol Science and Technology (associate Encouragement prize 2009), American Geophysical Union (associate), Meteorological Society Japan (associate Yamamoto-Syono award 2002).


Married Kaoru Omoda, July 7, 2004.

Kunihiko Takemura

Reiko Takemura

Kaoru Omoda