Paläontologie und Historische Geologie

Dr.Takaaki Konabe Watanabe

Post-Doc , Stipendiat

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.417
Telefon: +49 431 880 2856


since 07/2019 JSPS research fellow, CAU Kiel
04/2019: Post-Doc., Hokkaido University
2016-2018:  Ph.D.-student Hokkaido University
2010-2015: Study of natural history science, Hokkaido university


Die Rekonstruktion des Paläoklimas bei der Ausbreitung aus Afrika mit Hilfe von Korallenaufzeichnungen JSPS Overseas Research Fellowship


  • T.K.Watanabe,Tsuyoshi Watanabe,Kazuto Ohmori,Atsuko Yamazaki ,“Improving analytical method of Sr/Ca ratios in coral skeletons for paleo‐SSTreconstructions using ICP‐OES“,18 April 2020,,Associate editor: John Smol

  • Ito S,Watanabe T,Yano M,Watanabe TK,“Influence of local industrial changes on reef coral calcification“,Scientific Reports,12 May 2020, 10(1):7892

  • Samuel E.Kahng,T.K.Watanabe,Hsun-Ming Hu,Tsuyoshi Watanabe,Chuan-ChouShen,“Moderate zooxanthellate coral growth rates in the lower photic zone“,Coral Reefs(2020)

  • Leupold M., M. Pfeiffer, T.K.Watanabe, L.Reuning, D. Garbe-Schönberg, Ch.-Ch. Shen, G.-J. A.Brummer (2020),“ENSO and internal sea surface temperature variability in the tropical Indian Ocean since the Maunder Minimum“,Climate of the Past Discussions 1-32 Copernicus GmbH

  • Watanabe T.K., T. Watanabe, A. Yamazaki, M. Pfeiffer ,"Oman corals suggest that a stronger winter shamal season caused the Akkadian Empire (Mesopotamia) collapse," Geology (2019),

  • Watanabe, T., Watanabe, T. K., Yamazaki, A., Yoneta, S., Sowa K., Sinniger, F.,‏ Eyal, G., Loya, Y., Harii, S. (2019) Coral sclerochronology: similarities and differences in coral isotopic signatures between mesophotic and shallow-water reefs. Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems. Springer, 667-681

  • Watanabe, T. K., T. Watanabe, A. Yamazaki, M. Pfeiffer, D. Garbe-Schonberg and M. R. Claereboudt (2019). "Oman coral δ 18 O seawater record suggests that Western Indian Ocean upwelling uncouples from the Indian Ocean Dipole during the global-warming hiatus."Scientific Reports 9.
  • Watanabe, T. K., T. Watanabe, A. Yamazaki, M. Pfeiffer, D. Garbe-Schonberg and M. R. Claereboudt (2017). "Past summer upwelling events in the Gulf of Oman derived from a coral geochemical record."Scientific Reports 7


  • Nomura, T., Sakaguchi, A., Steierc, P., Eigl, R., Yamakawa, A., Watanabe, T.K., Sasaki, K., Watanabe, T., Golser, R., Takahashi, Y., Yamano, H.  (2017). Reconstruction of the temporal distribution of 236U/238U in the Northwest Pacific Ocean using a coral core sample from the Kuroshio Current area. Marine Chemistry190: 28-34.
  • Kajita, H., Yamazaki, A., Watanabe, TK., Wu, C. C., Shen, C. C., Watanabe, T.(2017) Holocene sea surface temperature variations recorded in corals from Kikai Island, Japan, Geochemical Journal51(4): e9-e14.