Papers (refereed) : Some movies of our experiments can be viewed here:

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**Hayashi, K. and I. Sumita, 2017, Low-velocity impact cratering experiments in granular slopes, Icarus (in press).

**Yasuda, N., and I. Sumita,, 2016, Effect of viscosity on the shaking-induced fluidization in a liquid-immersed granular medium, Phys. Rev. E., 93, 022901. PDF

Sumita, I, and M. I. Bergman, 2015. Inner-Core Dynamics, in Schubert, G. (ed.) Treatise on Geophysics (second edition), Oxford: Elsevier Ltd.

**Yasuda, N. and I. Sumita, 2014. Shaking conditions required for flame structure formation in a water-immersed granular medium, Progress Earth Planet Sci, 1:13 doi:10.1186/2197-4284-1-13, Springer Open : JpGU 2013 Convener recommended article PDF

Namiki, A., Yamaguchi, T.,Sumita, I., Suzuki, T., and S. Ide,, 2014. Earthquake model experiments in a viscoelastic fluid: A scaling of decreasing magnitudes of earthquakes with depth, J. Geophys. Res. DOI:10.1002/2014JB011135 PDF

**Takita, H. and I. Sumita,, 2013. Low-velocity impact cratering experiments in a wet sand target, Phys. Rev. E., 88, 022203. PDF

**Shibano, Y., Sumita, I., and A. Namiki, 2013, A laboratory model for melting erosion of a magma chamber roof and the generation of a rhythmic layering, J. Geophys. Res. 118, 4101-4116, DOI:10.1002/jgrb.50295. PDF

**Shibano, Y., Namiki, A., and I. Sumita, 2012, Experiments on upward migration of a liquid-rich layer in a granular medium: Implications for a crystalline magma chamber, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., Q03007, doi:10.1029/2011GC003994 PDF

Sumita, I. and *Y. Ota, 2011, Experiments on buoyancy-driven crack around the brittle-ductile transition, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, 304, 337-346, .doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.032 PDF

**Kitamura, S. and I. Sumita, 2011, Experiments on a turbulent plume: shape analyses, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B03208, DOI:10.1029/2010JB007633 PDF

**Kobayashi, T., Namiki, A., and I. Sumita, 2010, Excitation of airwaves caused by bubble bursting in a cylindrical conduit: Experiments and a model, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B10201, doi:10.1029/2009JB006828. PDF

**Higashi, N. and I. Sumita, 2009, Experiments on granular rheology: effects of particle size and fluid viscosity, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B04413, DOI.10.1029/2008JB005999. PDF

Sumita, I. and M. Manga, 2008, Suspension rheology under oscillatory shear and its geophysical implications, Earth Planet Sci. Lett. 269, 467-476, PDF

**Sato, M. and I. Sumita, 2007, Experiments on gravitational phase separation of binary immiscible fluids, J. Fluid Mech., 591, 289-319, PDF

Sumita, I, and M. I. Bergman, 2007, Inner-Core Dynamics, Schubert, G. (ed.) inTreatise on Geophysics, vol 8.10 pp.299-318. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd. PDF

**Matsumoto, N., Namiki, A. and I. Sumita, 2006, Influence of basal thermal anomaly on mantle convection, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. , 157, 208-222, PDF

**Okamoto, T., Sumita, I., Nakakuki, T. and S. Yoshida, 2005, Deformation of partially molten D" layer by small-scale convection and the resulting seismic anisotropy and ultralow velocity zone, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.,153, 32-48, PDF

**Michioka, H. and I. Sumita, 2005, Rayleigh-Taylor instability of a particle packed viscous fluid: Implications for a solidifying magma, Geophys. Res. Lett. , 32, doi:10.1029/2004GL021827. PDF, * AGU Editor's Choice (Surface Processes)

Sumita,I. and P. Olson, 2003, Experiments on highly supercritical thermal convection in a rapidly rotating hemispherical shell, J. Fluid Mech., 492, 271-287. PDF

Namiki, A., Hatakeyama, T., Toramaru, A., Kurita, K. and I. Sumita, 2003, Bubble size distributions in a convecting layer, Geophys. Res. Lett.., 30, 10.1029/2003GL017156. PDF

Sumita, I. and S. Yoshida, 2003, Thermal interactions between the mantle, outer and inner cores, and the resulting structural evolution of the core, in Earth's Core: Dynamics, Structure, Rotation, Ed. Dehant, V. et al., AGU Geodynamics series, 31. pp. 213- 231. 10.1029/031GD14. PDF

Olson, P., Sumita, I., and J. Aurnou, 2002, Diffusive Magnetic Images of Upwelling Patterns in the Core, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JB000384. PDF

Sumita, I. and P. Olson, 2002, Thermal convection experiments in a rotating hemispherical shell with heterogeneous boundary heat flux: Implications for the Earth's core, J . Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JB000548. PDF

Sumita, I., Hatakeyama, T., Yoshihara, A., and Y. Hamano, 2001, Paleomagnetism of Archean rocks of Hamersley basin, Western Australia and the paleointensity in the early Proterozoic, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. , 128, 223-241. PDF

Sumita, I. and J. Aurnou, 2000, Thermal convection experiments in rotating systems and their applications to planetary cores, Recent Research Developments in Geophys. Res., 3, 169-180.

Sumita, I. and P. Olson, 2000, Laboratory experiments on high Rayleigh number thermal convection in a rapidly rotating hemispherical shell, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 117, 153-170. PDF

Sumita, I. and P. Olson, 1999, A Laboratory model for convection in Earth's core driven by a thermally heterogeneous mantle, Science, 286, 1547-1549. PDF

* Headlines@Hopkins : "Earth's Core May Contain Cold Front of Molten Iron"

Yoshida, S., Sumita, I., and M. Kumazawa, 1998, Models of the anisotropy of the Earth's inner core, J. Phys. Condens. Matter, 10, 1-12. PDF

Yoshida, S., Sumita, I., and M. Kumazawa, 1996, Growth Model of the Inner Core Coupled with Outer Core Dynamics and the Resulting Elastic Anisotropy, J. Geophys. Res., 101, B12, 28085-28103. PDF

Sumita, I., Yoshida, S., Kumazawa, M., and Y. Hamano, 1996, A model for sedimentary compaction of a viscous medium and its application to inner-core growth, Geophys. J. Int.,124, 502-524. PDF

Sumita, I., Yoshida, S., Hamano, Y., and M. Kumazawa, 1995, A Model for the Structural Evolution of the Earth's Core and its relation to the observations, in The Earth's Central Part: Its Structure and Dynamics, pp.231-261, ed. Yukutake, T., Terra Scientific Publishing Company, Tokyo, Japan. PDF


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吉田、隅田、2001、 内核の異方性と差動回転が意味するもの、日本地震学会ニュースレター13 (2), 45-49.

浜野、隅田、1998、固体中心核の成長と地球磁場の振る舞い、岩波 科学68, 814-820.

畠山、中野、隅田、浜野、1995、BIF の岩石磁気学的研究、月刊地球号外17 (3), 183 -186.

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隅田、吉田、2002, (5.2) 内核の成長と核の進化、全地球史解読、333-345、東京大学出版会.

吉原、畠山、隅田、浜野、2002, (5.4) 地球史と地球磁場-特に太古代の地球磁場、全地球史解読, 363-381、東京大学出版会 .

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