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Geologist

Toshio Nozaka, Japanese geologist. Achievements include discovery of rocks/minerals suggestive of lithosphere evolution (corundum gabbro, coesite, reduced blueschists, heterogeneous olivine, retrograde antigorite, and retrograde tremolite). Member of Japanese Association Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, Geological Society Japan.

Background

Nozaka, Toshio was born on March 26, 1962 in Matsue, Japan. Son of Yoshio and Yukiko Nozaka.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Geology and Mineralogy, Kyoto University, Japan, 1991.

Career

Researcher Obayashi Corporation, Tokyo, 1991—1992. Research associate Okayama (Japan) University, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of rocks/minerals suggestive of lithosphere evolution (corundum gabbro, coesite, reduced blueschists, heterogeneous olivine, retrograde antigorite, and retrograde tremolite).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional jours.

Membership

Member of Japanese Association Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, Geological Society Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, tennis, photography, movies, science fiction.

Connections

Married Keiko Nozaka. Children: Yusuke, Kosuke.

father:
Yoshio Nozaka

mother:
Yukiko Nozaka

spouse:
Keiko Nozaka

child:
Yusuke Nozaka

child:
Kosuke Nozaka