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Associate Professor    Matsumoto, Koji

Research Field

  • Planetary geodesy

Brief Introduction of Research

  • Internal structure modeling of the Moon, small bodies, and icy satellites.
    Spacecraft orbit determination.

Main Research Achievements

  • Matsumoto, K., R. Yamada, F. Kikuchi, S. Kamata, Y. Ishihara, T. Iwata, H. Hanada, and S. Sasaki (2015), Internal structure of the Moon inferred from Apollo seismic data and selenodetic data from GRAIL and LLR, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 7351-7358, doi:10.10 02/2015GL065335.
  • Matsumoto, K., S. Goossens, Y. Ishihara, Q. Liu, F. Kikuchi, T. Iwata, N. Namiki, H. Noda, H. Hanada, N. Kawano, F. G. Lemoine, and D. D. Rowlands (2010), An improved lunar gravity field model from SELENE and historical tracking data: revealing the farside gravity features, J. Geophys. Res., E06007, doi:10.1029/2009JE003499.
  • Matsumoto, K., H. Hanada, N. Namiki, T. Iwata, S. Goossens, S. Tsuruta, N. Kawano, and D. Rowlands (2008), A simulation study for anticipated accuracy of lunar gravity field model by SELENE tracking data, Adv. Space Res, 42, 331-336, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2007.03.066.
  • Matsumoto, K., T. Sato, H. Fujimoto, Y. Tamura, M. Nishino, R. Hino, T. Higashi, and T. Kanazawa (2006), Ocean bottom pressure observation off Sanriku and comparison with ocean tide models, altimetry, and barotropic signals from ocean models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L16602, doi:10.1029/2006GL026706.
  • Matsumoto, K., T. Sato, T. Takanezawa, and M. Ooe (2001), GOTIC2: A Program for Computation of Oceanic Tidal Loading Effect, J. Geod. Soc. Japan, 47, 243-248.
  • Matsumoto, K., T. Takanezawa, and M. Ooe (2000), Ocean tide models developed by assimilating TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data into hydrodynamical model: a global model and a regional model around Japan, Journal of Oceanography, 56, 567-581.
  • Matsumoto, K., K. Heki, and D.D. Rowlands (1999), Impact of far-side satellite tracking on gravity estimation in the SELENE project, Adv. Space Res., 23, 1809-1812.
  • Matsumoto, K., M. Ooe, T. Sato, and J. Segawa (1995): Ocean tide model obtained from TOPEX/POSE-IDON altimetry data. J. Geophys. Res., 100(C12), 25319-25330.

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