AOS Research Staff Profile
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Address: 304A Sayre Hall
Phone: (609) 258-1314
Email: ktoyama at princeton.edu
I am interested in formation and decay processes of various water masses in the global oceans (especially in the North Pacific), and their roles in the carbon cycle.
Some Recent Publications:
Toyama, K., and T. Suga, 2012: Roles of mode waters in formation and maintenance of central water in the North Pacific. Journal of Oceanography, 68(1), 79-92.
Sukigara, C., T. Suga, T. Saino, K. Toyama, D. Yanagimoto, K. Hanawa, and N. Shikama, 2011: Biogeochemical evidence of large diapycnal diffusivity associated with the Subtropical Mode Water of the North Pacific. Journal of Oceanography, 67(1), 77-85.
Oka, E., T. Suga, C. Sukigara, K. Toyama, K. Shimada, and J. Yoshida, 2011: ”Eddy-resolving” observation of the North Pacific Subtropical Mode Water. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 666-681.
Toyama, K. and T. Suga, 2010: Vertical structure of North Pacific mode waters. Deep-Sea Res. II, 57, 1152-1160.