地球の変動はどこまで宇宙で解明できるか: 太陽活動から読み解く地球の過去・現在・未来  (DOJIN選書) 



Reviewed Papers

  1. Moriya et al., submitted to Radiocarbon.
  2. Miyahara et al., submitted to NIMB.
  3. Moriya et al., Status of the AMS system at Yamagata University, NIMB, 2018.
  4. Nara et al., submitted.
  5. W. Sakashita, Y. Yokoyama, H. Miyahara, T. Aze, S. P. Obrochta, M. Ohyama, H. Yonenobu, Assessment of northeastern Japan tree-ring oxygen isotopes for reconstructing early summer hydroclimate and spring Arctic Oscillation, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2018, doi: 10.1029/2018GC007634, 2018.
  6. Hiroko Miyahara, Ryuho Kataoka, Takehiko Mikami, Masumi Zaiki, Junpei Hirano, Minoru Yoshimura, Yasuyuki Aono, and Kiyomi IwahashiSolar Rotational Cycle in Lightning Activity in Japan during the 18–19th Centuries, ANGEO Communicates, 36, 633-640, doi:10.5194/angeo-36-633-2018, 2018.
  7. Sakashita, Miyahara eta al., Relationship between the Northern Pacific Gyre Oscillation and tree-ring cellulose oxygen isotopes in northeastern Japan, Geoscience Letters, 4, 29,, 2017.
  8. Hiroko Miyahara, Yasuyuki Aono, Ryuho Kataoka, Searching for the 27-day solar rotational cycle in lightning events recorded in old diaries in Kyoto from the 17th to 18th century, ANGEO Communicates, 35, 1195-1200, 2017, doi: 10.5194/angeo-35-1195-2017.
  9. Wataru Sakashita, Hiroko Miyahara, Yusuke Yokoyama, Takahiro Aze, Takeshi Nakatsuka, Yasuharu Hoshino, Motonari Ohyama, Hitoshi Yonenobu, Keiji Takemura, Hydroclimate reconstruction in central Japan over the past four centuries from tree-ring cellulose δ18O, Quaternary International, 455, 1-7, 2017.
  10. Miyahara H., Higuchi C., Terasawa T., Kataoka R., Sato M., Takahashi Y., Solar 27-day rotational period detected in a wide-area lightning activity in Japan, ANGEO Communicates, 35, 583-588, 2017, doi:10.5194/angeo-35-583-2017. 
  11. H. Hayakawa, H. Tamazawa, Y. Ebihara, H. Miyahara, A. D. Kawamura, T. Aoyama, H. Isobe, Records of Sunspots and Aurora Candidates in the Chinese Official Histories of the Yuán and Ming Dynasties during 1261-1644, PASJ, 0, 1-25, 2017, doi: 10.1093/pasj/psx045. 
  12. Kataoka R., Isobe H., Hayakawa H., Tamazawa H., Kawamura A. D., Miyahara H., Iwahashi K., Yamamoto K., Takei M., Terashima T., Suzuki H., Fujiwara Y., Nakamura T., Historical space weather monitoring of prolonged aurora activities in Japan and in China, Space Weather, 15, 392-402, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/2016SW001493.
  13. Hayakawa H., H. Tamazawa, Y. Uchiyama, Y. Ebihara, H. Miyahara, S. Kosaka, K. Iwahashi, H. Isobe, Historical aurora evidence for great magnetic storms in 990s, Solar Physics, 292, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s11207-016-1039-2.
  14. Hisashi Hayakawa, Yasuyuki Mitsuma, Yusuke Ebihara, Akito Davis Kawamura, Hiroko Miyahara, Harufumi Tamazawa, Hiroaki Isobe, Earliest Datable Records of Aurora-like Phenomena in the Astronomical Diaries from Babylonia, Earth, Planets and Space,  68, 195, 2016, DOI: 10.1186/s40623-016-0571-5,  in press.
  15. Hayakawa, H., K. Iwahashi, H. Tamazawa, H. Isobe, R. Kataoka, Y. Ebihara, H. Miyahara, A. D. Kawamura, K. Shibata, East Asian Observations of Low Latitude Aurora during the Carrington Magnetic Storm, PASJ,  68, 99, 2016, doi:10.1093/pasj/psw097.
  16. Akito Davis Kawamura, Hisashi Hayakawa, Harufumi Tamazawa, Hiroko Miyahara, Hiroaki Isobe, Aurora Candidates from the Chronicle of Qīng Dynasty in Several Degrees of Relevance, PASJ, 68, 79, 2016, doi:10.1093/pasj/psw074.
  17. Hisashi Hayakawa, Hiroaki Isobe, Akito D. Kawamura, Harufumi Tamazawa, Hiroko Miyahara, Ryuho Kataoka, Unusual Rainbow and White Rainbow - A new auroral candidate in oriental historical sources, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 2016, 68(3)032.
  18. Sakashita, W., Y. Yokoyama, H. Miyahara, Y.T. Yamaguchi, T. Aze, S.P. Obrochta, T. Nakatsuka, Relationship between early summer precipitation in Japan and the El Niño-Southern and Pacific Decadal Oscillations over the past 400 years, Quaternary International, 397, 300-306, 2016.
  19. Emilia Kilpua, Nigul Olspert, Alexander Grigorievskiy, Maarit Käpylä, Eija Tanskanen, Hiroko Miyahara, Ryuho Kataoka, Jaan Pelt, and Ying Liu, Statistical study of strong and extreme geomagnetic disturbances and solar cycle characteristics, The Astrophysical Journal, 806(2), 272, 2015.
  20. Kataoka, R., Y. Fukuda, Y. Miyoshi, H. Miyahara, S. Itoya, Y. Ebihara, D. Hampton, H. Dahlgren, D. Whiter, and N. Ivchenko , Compound auroral micromorphology: Ground-based high-speed imaging, Earth, Planets and Space, 67, 23, 2015.
  21. 宮原ひろ子, 太陽活動に伴う宇宙線変動と気候変動, プラズマ・核融合学会誌, 90, 2, 122-127, 2014.
  22. Kataoka, R., T. Ebisuzaki, H. Miyahara, T. Nimura, T. Tomida, T. Sato, S. Maruyama, The Nebula Winter: The united view of the snowball Earth, mass extinctions, and explosive evolution in the late Neoproterozoic and Cambrian periods, Gondwana Research, 25, 1153-1163, 2014.
  23. Kataoka, R., Y. Miyoshi, K. Shigematsu, D. Hampton, Y. Mori, T. Kubo, A. Yamashita, M. Tanaka, T. Takahei, T. Nakai, H. Miyahara, and K. Shiokawa, Stereoscopic determination of all-sky altitude map of aurora using two ground-based Nikon DSLR cameras, Ann. Geophys, Ann. Geophys., 31, 1543-1548, 2013.
  24. Suzuki, T., S. Imada, R. Kataoka, Y. Kato, T. Matsumoto, H. Miyahara, S. Tsuneta, Saturation of Stellar Winds from Young Suns, PASJ, 65, 5, 98 (21pages), 2013.
  25. Sakurai, H., F. Tokanai, K. Kato, Y. Takahashi, T. Sato, S. Kikuchi, E. Inui, Y. Arai, K. Masuda, H. Miyahara, C. Mundia, W. Tavera, Latest 14C concentrations of plant leaves at high altitudes in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere, Radiocarbon, 55, 2-3, 1573-1579, 2013.
  26. Tokanai, F., K. Kato, M. Anshita, H. Sakurai, A. Izumi, T. Toyoguchi, T. Kobayashi, H. Miyahara, M. Ohyama, Y. Hoshino, Present status of YU-AMS system, Radiocarbon, 55, 2-3, 251-259, 2013.
  27. Kataoka, R., Ebisuzaki, T., Miyahara, H. and Maruyama, S., Snowball Earth events driven by starbursts of the Milky Way Galaxy, New Astronomy, 2012, 21, 50-62, 2012.
  28. Kataoka, R., Miyahara, H., and Steinhilber, F., Anomalous 10Be spikes during the Maunder Minimum: Possible evidence for extreme space weather in the heliosphere, Space Weather, 10, S11001, 2012, doi:10.1029/2012SW000835.
  29. Obrochta, S.P., Miyahara, H., Yokoyama, Y., and Crowley, T.J., A re-examination of evidence for the North Atlantic “1500-year cycle” at Site 609, Quaternary Science Reviews, 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.08.008, 55, 23-33, 2012.
  30. K. Nagaya , K. Kitazawa, F. Miyake, K. Masuda, Y. Muraki, T. Nakamura, H. Miyahara, H. Matsuzaki,Variation of the Schwabe Cycle Length During the Grand Solar Minimum in the 4th Century BC Deduced from Radiocarbon Content in Tree Rings, Solar Physics,doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0045-2, 280, 223-236, 2012.
  31. Steinhilber F., Abreu J., Beer J., Brunner I., Christl M., Fischer H., Heikkila U., Kubik P., Mann M., Miller, H., Miyahara H., McCracken K.G., Oerter H., Wilhelms F., 9,400 years of cosmic radiation and solar activity from ice cores and tree rings, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.1118965109, 109, 5967-5971, 2012.
  32. B. Laken, E. Palle, and H. Miyahara, A decade of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer: is a solar - cloud link detectable?, Journal of Climate, doi:, 25, 4430-4440, 2012.
  33. Y. Muraki, K. Masuda, K. Nagaya, K. Wada, and H. Miyahara, Solar variability and width of tree ring, Astrophys. Space Sci. Trans., 7, 395-401, 2011.
  34. P. K. Hong, H. Miyahara, Y. Yokoyama, Y. Takahashi, M. Sato, Implications for the low latitude cloud formations from solar activity and the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 73, 587-591, 2011.
  35. Y. T. Yamaguchi, Y. Yokoyama, H. Miyahara, K. Sho and T. Nakatsuka, Synchronized Northern Hemisphere Climate Change and Solar Magnetic Cycles during the Maunder Minimum, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 107(48), 20697-20702, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1000113107, 2010.
  36. T. Ebisuzaki, H. Miyahara, R. Kataoka, T. Sato, Y. Ishimine, Explosive volcanic eruptions triggered by cosmic rays: volcano as a bubble chamber, Gondwana Research, doi:10.1016/, 2010.
  37. H. Miyahara, K. Kitazawa, K. Nagaya, Y. Yokoyama, H. Matsuzaki, K. Masuda, T. Nakamura, Y. Muraki, Is the Sun heading for another Maunder Minimum? -Precursors of the grand solar minima, Journal of Cosmology, 8, 1970-1982, 2010.
  38. 宮原ひろ子, 過去1200年間における太陽活動および宇宙線変動と気候変動との関わり, 地学雑誌, 119, 3, 小特集「グローバル気候変動Part3」, 510-518, 2010.
  39. Y. Takahashi, Y. Okazaki, M. Sato, H. Miyahara, K. Sakanoi, and P. K. Hong, 27-day variation in cloud amount and relationship to the solar cycle, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1577-1584, 2010.
  40. K. Masuda, K. Nagaya, H. Miyahara, Y. Muraki & T. Nakamura, Cosmogenic Radiocarbon and the Solar Activity, Proc. Int. Workshop Advances in Cosmic Ray Science, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 78 Suppl. A, 1-6, 2009.
  41. H. Miyahara, Y. Yokoyama & K. Masuda, Possible link between multi-decadal climate cycles and periodic reversals of solar magnetic field polarity, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 272, 290-295, 2008.
  42. H. Miyahara, G. Wen, R. Cahalan & A. Ohmura, Deriving Historical Total Solar Irradiance from Lunar Borehole Temperatures, Geophys. Res. Lett, 35, L02716, doi:10.1029/2007GL032171, 2008.
  43. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, T. Nakamura, H. Kitagawa, K. Nagaya & Y. Muraki, Transition of solar cycle length in association with the occurrence of grand solar minima indicated by radiocarbon content in tree-rings, Quaternary Geochronology, 3, 208-212, 2008.
  44. T. Nakamura, H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, H. Menjo, K. Kuwana, K. Kimura, M. Okuno, M. Minami, H. Oda, A. Rakowski, T. Ohta, A. Ikeda & E. Niu, High precision 14C measurements and application to wiggle-match dating of wood materials at Nagoya University, Nucl. Instrum. Methods. Phys. Res., Sect. B, 259, 408-413, 2007.
  45. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, K. Nagaya, K. Kuwana, Y. Muraki & T. Nakamura, Variation of solar activity from the Spoerer to the Maunder minima indicated by radiocarbon content in tree-rings, Advances in Space Research, 40, 1060-1063, 2007.
  46. H. Miyahara, D. Sokoloff & I. G. Usoskin, The solar cycle at the Maunder minimum epoch, Advances in Geosciences, 2, 1-20, 2006.
  47. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, Y. Muraki, H. Kitagawa & T. Nakamura, Variation of solar cyclicity during the Spoerer Minimum, J. Geophys. Res., 111, A03103, 2006.
  48. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, H. Furuzawa, H. Menjo, Y. Muraki, H. Kitagawa & T. Nakamura, Variation of the radiocarbon content in tree rings during the Spoerer Minimum, Radiocarbon, 46(2), 965-968, 2004.
  49. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, Y. Muraki, T. Uemura, M. Kato, H. Toyoizumi, H. Furuzawa, T. Nakamura, H. Kitagawa & E. Matsumoto, Radiocarbon contents in tree rings during the Spoerer minimum, Nucl Instr. and Meth. B, 223-224, 655-659, 2004.
  50. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, Y. Muraki, H. Furuzawa, H. Menjo & T. Nakamura, Cyclicity of solar activity during the Maunder Minimum deduced from radiocarbon content, Sol. Phys., 224, 317-322, 2004.



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    宮原ひろ子, 太陽活動の気候影響: 数十日スケールから千年スケールまで, 2018.
  2. H. Miyahara, Y. Yokoyama, Y. T. Yamaguchi, T. Nakatsuka, Tracing the response of regional-global climate to galactic cosmic rays, PAGES newsletter, 2012.
  3. H. Sakurai et al., Daily Variation of Cosmogenic Nuclide Be-7 Concentrations in High Altitude Atmosphere at Mt. Chacaltaya at the solar minimum from 2009, Proc. 32nd Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2011.
  4. H. Miyahara, Y. Yokoyama, Y. T. Yamaguchi, Investigation of solar activity, cosmic ray variation, and their influence on climate change based on cosmogenic nuclides, Proceedings of CAWSES-II Kick-Off Symposium, 2010.
  5. H. Miyahara, Y. Yokoyama, Y. T. Yamaguchi, Influence of the Schwabe/Hale solar cycles on climate change during the Maunder Minimum, Proceedings of the IAU XXVII General Assembly, 2009.
  6. 宮原ひろ子, 太陽活動の11年周期の変遷と気候変動, 第2回「歴史的記録と現代科学」研究会集録, 126-133, 2009.
  7. K. Nagaya, K. Kitazawa, K. Masuda, T. Nakamura, H. Miyahara, H. Matsuzaki, Y. Muraki, Variation of the solar cycle length during the grand solar minimum in the 4th century B. C. deduced from carbon-14 contents in annual tree rings, Proc. 31th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2009.
  8. K. Nagaya, K. Kitazawa, K. Masuda, Y. Muraki, H. Miyahara, T. Nakamura, Variation of Solar 11-year cycle during the grand solar minimum in the 4th century B.C. by measurement of 14C contents in tree rings, Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 1, 521-524 , 2007.
  9. K. Masuda, K. Nagaya, K. Kitazawa, Y. Muraki, H. Miyahara, T. Nakamura, Solar activity variation in grand solar minima deduced from cosmogenic radiocarbon, Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 1, 525-528, 2007.
  10. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, H. Menjo, K. Kuwana, Y. Muraki & T. Nakamura, Variation of solar activity during the grand solar minima deduced from radiocarbon content in tree rings, Proc. 29th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2, 199-202, 2005.
  11. H. Menjo, H. Miyahara, K. Kuwana, K. Masuda, Y. Muraki & T. Nakamura, Possibility of the detection of past supernova explosion by radiocarbon measurement, Proc. 29th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2, 357-360, 2005.
  12. K. Masuda, H. Furuzawa, H. Miyahara, Y. Muraki, I. Hajdas, G. Bonani, J. Beer, Radiocarbon Content in Japanese Cedar during the Maunder Minimum, Proc. 28th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2003.
  13. H. Miyahara, K. Masuda, H. Furuzawa, Y. Muraki, T. Nakamura, H. Kitagawa, K. Arslanov, Variation of the radiocarbon content of tree rings during the Spoerer Minimum, Proc. 28th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2003.
  14. H. Toyoizumi, KH. A. Arslanov, M. Kato, K. Masuda, H. Miyahara, Y. Muraki, T. Murata, and T. Uemura, The application of radiocarbon techniques to environmental monitoring, Proc. 27th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., 2001.



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