1. Kobayashi,K. and Nakada.M., 1977. Local magnetic anomaly profiles, Shikoku Basin, northwestern Pacific Ocean, Contr.Geodyn.Proj. Japan, 77-2.
  2. Kobayashi,K. and Nakada.M., 1978. Magnetic anomalies and tectonic evolution of Shikoku inter-arc basin, J. Phys.Earth, 26, 391-402.
  3. Furuta,T., Tonouchi,S. and Nakada,M., 1980. Magnetic properties of pillow basalt from Kinan Seamount Chain, the Shikoku Basin, J.Geomagn.Geoelectr., 32, 567-574.
  4. Nakada,M. and Hashizume, M., 1983. Upper mantle structure beneath the Canadian Shield derived from higher modes of surface waves, J.Phys.Earth, 31, 387-405.
  5. Nakada,M., 1983. Rheological structure of the earth's mantle derived from glacial rebound in Laurentide, J.Phys.Earth, 31, 349-386.
  6. Nakada,M., 1984. Theoretical world-wide sea level change associated with non-Newtonian flow in the upper mantle, J.Phys.Earth, 32, 435-447.
  7. Lambeck,K. and Nakada, M., 1985. Holocene fluctuations in sealevel: constraints on mantle viscosisty and meltwater sources, Proc.Int.coral reef congress, Tahiti, 3, 79-84.
  8. Nakada, M., 1986. Holocene sealevels in oceanic islands: implications for rheological structure of the earth's mantle, Tectonophysics, 121, 263-276.
  9. Nakada,M. and Lambeck, K., 1986. Seamount loading of a compressible visco-elastic plate: an analytical solution, J. Geodynamics, 5, 103-110.
  10. Nakada,M. and Lambeck, K., 1987. Glacial rebound and relative sea-level variations: a new appraisal, Geophys.J.R.astr.Soc., 90, 171-224.
  11. Nakada,M. and Lambeck, K., 1988. Non-uniqueness of lithospheric thickness estimates based on glacial rebound data along the east coast of North America, Mathematical Geophysics, 347-361, (eds, N.J.Vlaar, G.Nolet, M.J.R. Wortel and S.A.P.L. Cloetingh), D. Reidel Publishing Company.
  12. Nakada,M. and Lambeck, K., 1988. The melting history of the Late-Pleistocene Antarctic ice sheet, Nature, 333, 36-40.
  13. 中田正夫・Kurt Lambeck,1988. 後氷期海面変化とマントルのレオロジー・南極の融解の歴史, 地震, 41, 443-455. (in Japanese with English abstract)
  14. Nakada, M. and Lambeck, K., 1989. Late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-level change in the Australian region and mantle rheology, Geophys.J., 96, 497-517.
  15. Lambeck, K. Johnston,P. and Nakada, M., 1990. Holocene glacial rebound and sea-level in NW Europe, Geophys.J.Int., 103,451-468.
  16. Lambeck,K. and Nakada, M., 1990. Late Pleistocene sea-level change along Australian coast, Palaeogeog.Palaeocli.Palaeoec.(Global and Planetary Change Section),89,143-176 .
  17. Nakada, M., Yonekura,N. and Lambeck, K., 1991. Late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-level changes in Japan: implications for tectonic histories and mantle rheology, Palaeogeog.Palaeocli.Palaeoec., 85, 107-122.
  18. Nakada,M. and Lambeck, K. 1991. Late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-level change; Evidence for lateral mantle viscosity structure?, Glacial Isostasy, Sea Level and Mantle Rheology, pp79-94, (eds, R. Sabadini, K.Lambeck and E.Boschi), Kluwer academic publishers.
  19. Lambeck, K. and Nakada, M., 1991. Sea-level constraints, Nature, 350, 115-116.
  20. Lambeck,K. and Nakada, M., 1992. Constraints on the age and duration of the last interglacial period on sea-level variations, Nature, 357, 125-128.
  21. Maeda,Y., Nakada,M., Matsumoto,E. and Matsuda,I., 1992. Crustal tilting derived from Holocene sea-level observations along the east coast of Hokkaido in Japan and upper mantle rheology, Geophys.Res.Lett., 19 ,857-860.
  22. Nakada,M. and Yokose,H., 1992. Ice age as a trigger of active Quaternary volcanism and tectonism, Tectonophysics,212,321-329.
  23. Nakada,M., 1994. Convective coupling between ductile lower crust and upper mantle and its tectonic implications, Geophys. J. Int,118,579-603.
  24. 中田正夫・前田保夫・長岡信治・横山祐典・奥野淳一・松本英二・松島義章・佐藤裕司・松田功・三瓶良和, 1994. ハイドロアイソスタシーと西九州の水中遺跡, 第四紀研究, 33, 361-368.
  25. Nakada,M. and Y.Takeda.,1995. Roles of mantle diapir and ductile lower crust on island-arc tectonics: Inference from the Cretaceous geological episodes in Southwest Japan, Tectonophysics, 246, 147-161.
  26. Yokoyama,Y., Nakada,M., Maeda,Y., Nagaoka,S., Okuno,J., Matsumoto,E., Sato,H. and Matsushima,Y., 1996. Holocene sea-level change and hydro-isostasy along the west coast of Kyushu, Japan, Palaeogeog.Palaeocli.Palaeoec., 123, 29-47.
  27. Lambeck,K., Johnston,P., Smither,S. and Nakada,M., 1996. Glacial rebound of the British Isles - III. Constraints on mantle viscosity, Geophys.J.Int.,125, 340-354.
  28. Nakada, M., 1996. Viscosity structure of the oceanic lithosphere inferred from the differential late Quaternary sea-level variations for the southern Cook Islands, Geophys. J. Int., 126, 829-844.
  29. Yamasaki,T. and Nakada,M., 1996. Quaternary sea-level change and formation of sedimentary basin: A case study of Osaka-Bay sedimentary basin, Japan, Tectonophysics 267,229-238.
  30. Nakada, M., Yanagi, T. and Maeda, S., 1997. Lower crustal erosion induced by mantle diapiric upwelling: Constraints from sedimentary basin formation followed by voluminous basalt volcanism in northwest Kyushu, Japan, Earth Planetary Science Letters, 146, 415-429.
  31. 長岡信治, 横山祐典, 中田正夫, 前田保夫, 奥野淳一, 白井克己, 1997. 有明海南東部, 玉名平野の完新世地形発達史と海面変化, 地理学評論, 70A-5, 287-306.
  32. Shimoizumi, M., Mogi, T., Nakada, M., Yukutake,T., Handa, S., Tanaka,Y. and Utada, H., 1997. Electrical conductivity anomalies beneath the Western Sea of Kyushu, Japan, Geophysical Research Letters, 24, 1551-1554.
  33. Yamasaki, T. and Nakada,M., 1997. The effects of the spinel-garnet phase transition on the formation of rifted sedimentary basins, Geophysical Journal International, 130, 681-692.
  34. Okuno, J. and Nakada, M., 1998. Rheological structure of the upper mantle inferred from the Holocene sea-level change along the west caost of Kyushu, Japan. Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective, GeoResearch Forum Vols. 3-4, pp443-458, (ed, P.Wu), Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
  35. 森脇喜一, 平川一臣, 中田正夫, 1998.第四紀後期における東南極氷床変動と海水準変動, 第四紀研究, 37(3), 165-175.
  36. Tsutsumi, T. and Nakada, M., 1998. The intensification of glaciation in the mid-Pliocene and the Earth's obliquity variation. Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 3879-3882.
  37. Nakada, M., Okuno, J., Yokoyama, Y., Nagaoka, S., Takano, S. and Maeda, Y., 1998. Mid-Holocene Jomon sites along the west coast of Kyushu, Japan, hydro-isostasy and asthenospheric viscosity, The Quaternary Research(第四紀研究), 37, 315-323.
  38. Okuno, J. and Nakada, M., 1999. Total volume and temporal variation of meltwater from last interglacial maximum inferred from sea-level observations at Barbados and Tahiti. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 146, 283-293.
  39. Mogi, T., Tanaka, Y., Nakano, D., Suzuki, S., Nakada, M. and Yukutake, T., 1999. Geoelectric potential monitoring at the Minou Fault using suspended transmission line - potential change associated with the 96. 10. 19. Hyuganada Earthquake, pp 85-94, Atmospheric and Ionospheric Electromagnetic Phenomena Associated with Earthquakes (ed. M.Hayakawa), Terra Scientific Publishing Company, Tokyo.
  40. Nakada, M., 1999. Implications of a non-aiabatic density gradient for the Earth's viscoelastic response to surface loading. Geophysical Journal International, 137, 663-674.
  41. Nakada, M., Kimura, R., Okuno, J., Moriwaki, K., Miura, H. and Maemoku, K., 2000. Late Pleistocene and Holocene melting history of the Antarctic ice sheet derived from sea-level variations. Marine Geology, 167, 85-103.
  42. Nakada, M., 2000. Effect of the viscoelastic lithosphere on polar wander speed caused by the Late Pleistocene glacial cycles. Geophysical Journal International, 143, 230-238.
  43. Sato, H., Okuno, J., Nakada, M. and Maeda, Y., 2001. Holocene uplift derived from relative sea-level records along the coast of western Kobe, Japan. Quaternary Science Reviews, 20, 1459-1474.
  44. Okuno, J. and Nakada, M., 2001.Effects of water load on geophysical signals due to glacial rebound and implications for mantle viscosity. Earth, Planets and Space, 53,1121-1135.
  45. Okuno, J. and Nakada, M., 2002. Contributions of Ineffective Ice Loads on Sea Level and Free Air Gravity, in Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth (Geodynamics Research Series, AGU Monograph) (eds. J.X. Mitrovica and L.L.A. Vermeersen), 177-185.
  46. Nakada, M., Tahara, M., Shimizu, H., Nagaoka, S., Uehira, K. and Suzuki, S., 2002. Late Pleistocene crustal uplift and gravity anomaly in eastern part of Kyushu, Japan, and its geophysical implications, Tectonophysics, 351, 263-283.
  47. Nakada, M., 2002. Polar wander caused by the Quaternary glacial cycles and fluid Love number, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 200, 159-166.
  48. Nakada, M. and Okuno, J., 2003. Perturbations of the Earth's rotation and their implications for the present-day mass balance of both polar ice caps, Geophysical Journal International, 152,124-138.
  49. Lambeck,K., Purcell, A., Johnston, P., Nakada, M. and Yokoyama, Y., 2003. Water-load definition in the glacio-hydro-isostatic sea-level equation, Quaternary Science Reviews, 22, 309-318.
  50. Sato,H., Okuno,J., Katoh,S., Nakada, M., Maeda,Y., Kobayashi, F., 2003. Holocene crustal movement along the coast of western Kobe and the 1995 Kobe Earthquake, Japan, Quaternary Science Reviews, 22, 891-897.
  51. Nakada, M., 2003. Core-mantle coupling including a viscoelastic inner core: An application to the axial rotation associated with the Quaternary glacial cycles, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 138, 289-315.
  52. Yanagawa, T.K.B., Nakada, M. and Yuen, D.A., 2004. A simplified mantle convection model for thermal conductivity stratification, submitted to Physics of the Earth Planetary Interiors, 146, 163-177 .
  53. Yanagawa, T.K.B., Nakada, M. and Yuen, D.A., 2005. The influence of lattice thermal conductivity on thermal convection with strongly temperature-dependent viscosity, Earth, Planets and Space, 57, 15-28.
  54. Nakada, M. and Inoue, H., 2005. Rates and causes of recent global sea-level rise inferred from tide gauge data, Quaternary Science Reviews, 24, 1217-1222.
  55. Nakada, M., 2006. Axial and equatorial rotations of the Earth’s cores associated with the Quaternary ice age, Physics of the Earth Planetary Interiors,154, 113-147
  56. Tahara, M., Shimizu, H., Nakada, M. and Ito, Y., 2006. Focal depth distribution using sP depth phase and implications for plate coupling in the Hyuganada region, Japan, Physics of the Earth Planetary Interiors, 155, 219-235.
  57. Yamada, Y. and Nakada, M., 2006. Stratigraphic architecture of sedimentary basin induced by mantle diapiric upwelling and eustatic event, Tectonophysics, 415, 103-121.
  58. Nakada, M. and Yamada, Y., 2006. Reply to the comment on “Stratigraphic architecture of sedimentary basin induced by mantle diapiric upwelling and eustatic event” by H.Masima. Tectonophysics, 428, 107-108.
  59. Oh, S., Yang, J.M., Lee, D.K., Kwon, B.D., Chung, S.H., Song, Y., Min, K.D., Nakada, M., Mogi, T.,Lee, H., 2006. Deep geoelectrical structure in and around the southern Korean Peninsula by GDS study, Geosciences Journal, 10, 479-490.
  60. Nakada, M., 2007. Quaternary glacial cycles, Earth’s rotation and twentieth-century global sea level rise,第四紀研究, 46, 257-264.
  61. Nakada, M., 2007. True polar wander associated with continental drift on a hypothetical Earth, Earth, Planets and Space , 59, 513-522.
  62. Tahara, M., Uehira, K., Shimizu, H., Nakada, M., Yamada, T., Mochizuki, K., Shinohara, M., Nishino,M., Hino, R., Yakiwara, H., Miyamachi, H., Umakoshi, K., Goda, M., Matsuwo, M. and Kanazawa, T., 2008. Seismic velocity structure around the Hyuganada region, Southwest Japan, derived from seismic tomography using land and OBS data and its implications for interplate coupling and vertical crustal uplift, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 167, 19-33.
  63. Nakada, M., 2008. Long-term true polar wander of the Earth including the effects of convective processes in the mantle and continental drift, Goephysical Journal International, 179, 569-578.
  64. Nakada, M., 2009. Earth's rotational variations by electromagnetic coupling due to core surface flow on a timescale of ~1 yr for geomagnetic jerk, Goephysical Journal International, 179, 521-535.
  65. Nakada, M., 2009. Polar wander of the Earth associated with the Quaternary glacial cycle on a convecting mantle, Goephysical Journal International, 179, 569-578.
  66. Nakada, M., 2011. Earth's rotational variations due to rapid surface flows at both boundaries of the outer core, Goephysical Journal International, 184, 235-246.
  67. Nakada, M., and Karato, S., 2012. Low viscosity of the bottom of Earth's mantle inferred from the analysis of Chandler wobble and tidal deformation, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 192-193, 68-80.
  68. Nakada, M., Iriguchi, C. and Karato, S., 2012. The viscosity structure of the D" layer of the Earth's mantle inferred from the analysis of Chandler wobble and tidal deformation, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 208-209, 11-24.
  69. Nakada, M. and Okuno, J., 2013. GIA-related rotational variations for the Earth with low-viscosity D" layer, Geophysical Journal International, 195, 725-739.
  70. Nakada, M., Okuno, J., and Ishii, M., 2013. Twentieth century sea-level rise inferred from tide gauge, geologically derived and thermosteric sea-level changes, Quaternary Science Reviews, 71, 114-131.
  71. Okuno, J., Nakada, M., Ishii, M. and Miura, H., 2014. Vertical tectonic crustal movements along the Japanese coastlines inferred from late Quaternary and recent relative sea-level changes, Quaternary Science Reviews, 91, 42-61.
  72. Nakada, M., Okuno, J., Lambeck, K and Purcell, A., 2015. Viscosity structure of Earth's mantle inferred from rotational variations due to GIA process and recent melting events, Geophysical Journal International, 202, 976-992.
  73. Nakada, M., Okuno, J. and Yokoyama, Y., 2016. Total meltwater volume since the Last Glacial Maximum and viscosity structure of Earth's mantle inferred from relative sea level changes at Barbados and Bonaparte Gulf and GIA-induced J2dot, Geophysical Journal International, 204, 1237-1253.
  74. Nakada, M. and Okuno, J., 2016. Inference of mantle viscosity for depth resolutions of GIA observations, Geophysical Journal International, 207, 719-740.
  75. Nakada, M. and Okuno, J., 2017. Secular variations in zonal harmonics of Earth's geopotential and theri implications for mantle viscosity and Antarctic melting history due to the last deglaciation, Geophysical Journal International, 209, 1660-1676.


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