This group explores the mystery of ocean circulations by way of numerical modeling. We also challenge to predict the future of ocean environment as shown by this map.

surface height and velocity


  • An article "Numerical simulation of the abrupt occurrence of strong current in the southeastern Japan Sea" of Hirose et al. has been accepted by Continental Shelf Research. (July 11, 2016)
  • Dr. Wang moved to College of Oceanography, Ho Hai University. (May 23, 2016)
  • At Chikushi campus of Kyushu University, Open Campus will be held on May 14, 2016.(April 5, 2016)
  • Fukunaga-kun has graduated the MS course and employed by Kobe Steel, Ltd. (April 1, 2016)
  • Han and Hirose published "Multi-model ensemble estimation of volume transport through the straits of the East/Japan Sea" in Ocean Dynamics.(December 15, 2015)
  • Takayama, Hirose, and Onitsuka published "Response of ecosystem to the variation of river nutrient discharge in East Asian marginal seas" in "Aquabiology" in Japanese.(November 9, 2015)