Paleomagnetism Laboratory



  1. J. A. Tarduno, R. D. cottrell, H. Oda, W. J. Davis, M. Fayek, O. V. Erve, F. Nimmo, W. Huang, E. R. Thern, S. Fearn, G. Mitra, A. V. Smirnov and E. G. Blackman, (2020),
    Paleomagnetism indicates that primary magnetite in zircon records a strong Hadean geodynamo,
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 117, 5, 2309-2318, doi:10.1073/pnas.1916553117. [PDF]


  1. R. J. Harrison, X. Zhao, P. Hu, H. Oda, T. Sato, D. C. Heslop, A. R. Muxworthy, K. Charan and A. P. Roberts, (2019),
    Simulation of Remanent, Transient, and Induced FORC Diagrams for Interacting Particles With Uniaxial, Cubic, and Hexagonal Anisotropy,
    JGR Solid Earth, 124, 12, 12404-12429, doi:10.1029/2019JB018050. [PDF]
  2. A. P. Roberts, P. Hu, R. J. Harrison, D. Heslop, A. R. Muxworthy, H. Oda, T. sato, L. Tauxe and X. Zhao, (2019),
    Domain State Diagnosis in Rock Magnetism: Evaluation of Potential Alternatives to the Day Diagram,
    JGR Solid Earth, 124, 6, 5286-5314, doi:10.1029/2018JB017049. [PDF]
  3. C. Xuan and H. Oda, (2019),
    Sensor response estimate and cross calibration of paleomagnetic measurements on pass-through superconducting rock magnetometers ,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.,, 20,11,4676-4692, doi:10.1029/2019GC008597. [PDF]
  4. J. A. Tarduno, H. Oda, Y. Yamamoto, C. Xuan, L. Lascu and K. Fukuma, (2019),
    Special issue “Recent advances in geo-, paleo- and rock-magnetism”,
    Earth. Planet. Space.,, 71, 68, doi:10.1186/s40623-019-1043-5. [Open Access]


  1. Z. Pastore, S. A. McEnroe, G. W. T. Maat, H.Oda, N. S. Church and P. Fumagalli, (2018),
    Mapping magnetic sources at the millimeter to micrometer scale in dunite and serpentinite by high-resolution magnetic microscopy,
    Lithos, 232, 15, 174-190, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.09.018. [PDF]
  2. Y. Kumagai, N. Nakamura, T. Sato, T. Oka and H.Oda, (2018),
    Ferromagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Rock Magnetic Characterization of Fossil Coral Skeletons in Ishigaki Islands, Japan,
    Geosciences, 8, 11, 400, doi:10.3390/geosciences8110400. [PDF]
  3. H. Oda, Y. Nakasato, A. Usui (2018),
    Characterization of marine ferromanganese crust from the Pacific using residues of selective chemical leaching: Identification of fossil magnetotactic bacteria with FE-SEM and rock magnetic methods
    Earth, Planets and Space 70, 165, doi:10.1186/s40623-018-0924-3. [Open Access]


  1. A. Noguchi, H. Oda, Y. Yamamoto, A. Usuia, M. Sato,J. Kawai (2017),
    Scanning SQUID microscopy of a ferromanganese crust from the northwestern Pacific: Submillimeter scale magnetostratigraphy as a new tool for age determination and mapping of environmental magnetic parameters,
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 5360-5367, doi:10.1002/2017GL073201. [Abstract]
  2. M. Sato, N. Mochizuki, M. Watanabe, H. Tsunakawa (2017),
    Composition law of oblique anhysteretic remanent magnetization and its relation to the magnetostatic interaction,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 18, 1043-1052, doi:10.1002/2016GC006671. [Abstract]
  3. T. Fukuzawa, N. Nakamura, H. Oda, M. Uehara, H. Nagahama (2017),
    Generation of billow-like wavy folds by fluidization at high temperature in nojima fault gouge: microscopic and rock magnetic perspectives,
    Earth Planets Space, 69, 54, doi:10.1186/s40623-016-0493-2. [Open Access]


  1. H. Oda, J. Kawai, M. Miyamoto, I. Miyagi, M. Sato, A. Noguchi, Y. Yamamoto, J. Fujihira, N. Natsuhara, Y. Aramaki, T. Masuda, C. Xuan (2016),
    Scanning SQUID microscope system for geological samples: system integration and initial evaluation,
    Earth Planets Space, 68, 179, doi:10.1186/s40623-016-0549-3. [Open Access]
  2. A. Noguchi, Y. Yamamoto, K. Nishi, A. Usui, H. Oda (2016),
    Paleomagnetic study of ferromanganese crusts recovered from the northwest Pacific - testing the applicability of the magnetostratigraphic method to estimate growth rate,
    Ore Geology Reviews, accepted, doi:10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.07.018. [Abstract]
  3. H. Oda, C. Xuan, Y. Yamamoto (2016),
    Toward robust deconvolution of pass-through paleomagnetic measurements: New tool to estimate magnetometer sensor response and laser interferometry of sample positioning accuracy,
    Earth Planets Space, 68(1), 1-13 doi:10.1186/s40623-016-0493-2. [Open Access]
  4. T. Shimono, T. Yamazaki (2016),
    Environmental rock magnetism of Cenozoic red clay in the South Pacific,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, 1296-1311, doi:10.1002/2015GC006062. [Abstract]
  5. H. Oda, Y. Yamamoto, X. Zhao, S. Bijaksana, Q. Liu (2016),
    Special issue on Recent advances in environmental magnetism and paleomagnetism,
    Earth Planets Space, 68, 59, doi:10.1186/s40623-016-0437-x. [Open Access]
  6. H. Oda, I. Miyagi, J. Kawai, Y. Suganuma, M. Funaki, N. Imae, T. Mikouchi, T. Matsuzaki, Y. Yamamoto (2016),
    Volcanic ash in bare ice south of Sor Rondane Mountains, Antarctica: geochemistry, rock magnetism and nondestructive magnetic detection with SQUID gradiometer,
    Earth Planets Space, 68, 39, doi:10.1186/s40623-016-0415-3. [Open Access]
  7. J. Kawai, H. Oda, J. Fujihira, M. Miyamoto, I. Miyagi, M. Sato (2016),
    SQUID Microscope with Hollow-Structured Cryostat for Magnetic Field Imaging of Room Temperature Samples,
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 26, 1600905, doi:10.1109/TASC.2016.2536751. [Abstract]
  8. Horiuchi, K., Kamata, K., Maejima, S., Sasaki, S., Sasaki, N., Yamazaki, T., Fujita, S., Motoyama, H., and Matsuzaki, H. (2016),
    Multiple 10Be records revealing the history of cosmic-ray variations across the Iceland Basin excursion,
    Geochem. J., 440, 105-114, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.034. [Abstract]


  1. C. Xuan, H. Oda (2015),
    UDECON: deconvolution optimization software for restoring high-resolution records from pass-through paleomagnetic measurements ,
    Earth Planets Space, 67, 183, doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0332-x. [Open Access]
  2. D. Uehara, R.F.A. Cas, C. Folkes, S. Takadara, H. Oda, M. Porreca (2015),
    Using thermal remanent magnetisation (TRM) to distinguish block and ash flow and debris flow deposits, and to estimate their emplacement temperature: 1991-1995 lava dome eruption at Mt. Unzen Volcano, Japan,
    Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 303, 92-111, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.019. [Abstract]
  3. M. Sato, K. Seita, T. Miyagawa, N. Mochizuki, T. Kogiso, H. Tsunakawa (2015),
    Basic properties of transition remanent magnetizations of magnetite in relation to the ambient field using granite samples,
    Geophys. J. Int., 200, 25-34, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu371. [Abstract]


  1. H. Oda, C. Xuan (2014),
    Deconvolution of continuous paleomagnetic data from pass-through magnetometer: A new algorithm to restore geomagnetic and environmental information based on realistic optimization,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, 3907-3924, doi:10.1002/2014GC005513. [Abstract]
  2. Yamazaki, T., and Yamamoto, Y. (2014),
    Paleointensity of the geomagnetic field in the Late Cretaceous and earliest Paleogene obtained from drill cores of the Louisville seamount trail,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, 2454-2466, doi:10.1002/2014GC005298. [Abstract]
  3. Shimono, T., Yamazaki, T., and Inoue, S. (2014),
    Influence of sampling on magnetic susceptibility anisotropy of soft sediments: Comparison of gravity and piston cores,
    Earth Planets Space, 66, 3, doi:10.1186/1880-5981-66-3. [Open Access]
  4. Veloso, E.E., Hayman, N.W., Anma, R., Tominaga, M., Gonzalez, R.T., Yamazaki, T., and Astudillo, N. (2014),
    Magma flow directions in the sheeted dike complex at superfast spreading mid-ocean ridges: Insights from IODP Hole 1256D, Eastern Pacific,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, 1283-1295, doi:10.1002/2013GC004957. [Abstract]
  5. Yamamoto, Y., Yamazaki, T., Acton, G., Richter, C., Guidry, E., and Ohneiser, C. (2014),
    Paleomagnetic study of IODP Sites U1331 and U1332 in the Equatorial Pacific - extending relative geomagnetic paleointensity observations through the Oligocene and into the Eocene,
    Geophys. J. Int., 196, 694-711, doi:10.1093/gji/ggt412. [Abstract]


  1. Y. Yamamoto, W. Lin, H. Oda, T. Byrne, Y. Yamamoto (2013),
    Stress states at the subduction input site, Nankai Subduction Zone, using anelastic strain recovery (ASR) data in the basement basalt and overlying sediments,
    Tectonophys., 600, 1-8, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.01.028. [Abstract]
  2. X. Zhao, H. Oda, H. Wu, T. Yamamoto, Y. Yamamoto, T. Nakajima, Y. Kitamura, T. Kanamatsu (2013),
    Magnetostratigraphic results from sedimentary rocks of IODP's Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment (NanTroSEIZE) Expedition 322,
    Geological Society London Special Publications, 373, 191-243, doi:10.1144/SP373.14. [Abstract]
  3. C. Ohneiser, G. Acton, J. Channell, G. Wilson, Y. Yamamoto, T. Yamazaki (2013),
    A middle Miocene relative paleointensity record from the Equatorial Pacific,
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 374, 227-238, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.038. [Abstract]
  4. T. Yamazaki, S. Inoue, T. Shimono, T. Sakamoto, S. Sakai (2013),
    Sea-ice conditions in the Okhotsk Sea during the last 550 kyr deduced from environmental magnetism,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 5026-5040, doi:10.1002/2013GC004959. [Abstract]
  5. A. Koppers, T. Yamazaki, J. Geldmacher, and the IODP Expedition 330 Scientific Party (2013),
    IODP Expedition 330 : drilling the Louisville seamount trail in the SW Pacific,
    Scientific drilling., 15, 11-22, doi:10.2204/ [Abstract]
  6. T. Yamazaki, Y. Yamamoto, G. Acton, E. Guidry, C. Richter (2013),
    Rock-magnetic artifacts on long-term relative paleointensity variations in sediments,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 29-43, doi:10.1002/ggge.20064. [Abstract]
  7. T. Yamazaki, T. Shimono (2013),
    Abundant bacterial magnetite occurrence in oxic red clay,
    Geology, 41, 1191-1194, doi:10.1130/G34782.1. [Abstract]
  8. E. Guidry, C. Richter, G. Acton, J. Channell, H. Evans, C. Ohneiser, Y. Yamamoto and T. Yamazaki (2013),
    Oligocene-Miocene magnetostratigraphy of deep-sea sediments from the equatorial Pacific (IODP Site U1333),
    Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 373, 13-27, doi:10.1144/SP373.7. [Abstract]


  1. A. Koppers, T. Yamazaki et al. (2012),
    Limited latitudinal mantle plume motion for the Louisville hotspot,
    Nature Geoscience, 5, 911-917, doi:10.1038/ngeo1638. [Abstract]
  2. T. Yamazaki, M. Ikehara (2012),
    Origin of magnetic mineral concentration variation in the Southern Ocean,
    Paleoceanography, 27, 2, doi:10.1029/2011PA002271. [Abstract]
  3. T. Yamazaki (2012),
    Paleoposition of the Intertropical Convergence Zone in the eastern Pacific inferred from glacial-interglacial changes in terrigenous and biogenic magnetic mineral fractions,
    Geology, 40, 151-154, doi:10.1130/G32646.1. [Abstract]


  1. Mochizuki, N. Oda, H., Ishizuka, O., Yamazaki, T., and Tsunakawa, H. (2011),
    Paleointensity variation across the Matuyama-Brunhes polarity transition: Observations from lavas at Punaruu Valley, Tahiti,
    J. Geophys. Res., 116, B06103, doi:10.1029/2010JB008093. [Abstract]
  2. Oda, H., Usui, A., Miyagi, I., Joshima, M., Weiss, B.P., Shantz, C., Fong, L.E., McBride, K.K., Harder, R., and Baudenbacher, F.J. (2011),
    Ultrafine-scale magnetostratigraphy of marine ferromanganese crust,
    Geology, 39, 227-230, doi:10.1130/G31610.1. [Abstract]
  3. Y. Suganuma, J. Okuno, , D. Heslop, , A. Roberts, , T. Yamazaki, , Y. Yokoyama (2011),
    Post-depositional remanent magnetization lock-in for marine sediments deduced from 10Be and paleomagnetic records through the Matuyama-Brunhes boundary,
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 311, 39-52, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.08.038. [Abstract]