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Kimitaka Kawamura

Kimitaka Kawamura

H-Index & Metrics

Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Chemistry H-index 84 Citations 23,096 380 World Ranking 1159 National Ranking 70
Environmental Sciences H-index 89 Citations 27,480 454 World Ranking 189 National Ranking 2

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

2017 - Geochemistry Fellow Honor, Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Aerosol

Kimitaka Kawamura focuses on Environmental chemistry, Aerosol, Total organic carbon, Oxalic acid and Dicarboxylic acid. His Environmental chemistry research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Glyoxal, Organic compound, Organic chemistry, Phthalic acid and Mineralogy. His Aerosol research includes elements of Atmosphere, Carbon, Oceanography and Chemical composition.

His Total organic carbon study which covers Gas chromatography that intersects with Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. His studies in Oxalic acid integrate themes in fields like Photochemistry, Arctic, Succinic acid and Malonic acid. His Dicarboxylic acid research includes themes of Carboxylic acid, Aldehyde and Atmospheric chemistry.

His most cited work include:

  • An overview of ACE‐Asia: Strategies for quantifying the relationships between Asian aerosols and their climatic impacts (713 citations)
  • Seasonal changes in the distribution of dicarboxylic acids in the urban atmosphere (507 citations)
  • Motor exhaust emissions as a primary source for dicarboxylic acids in Los Angeles ambient air (472 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Kimitaka Kawamura mainly focuses on Environmental chemistry, Aerosol, Total organic carbon, Oxalic acid and Oceanography. Kimitaka Kawamura has researched Environmental chemistry in several fields, including Organic matter, Carbon, Atmosphere, Particulates and Levoglucosan. His studies examine the connections between Aerosol and genetics, as well as such issues in Mineralogy, with regards to Analytical chemistry.

His Total organic carbon research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Air mass, Troposphere and Inorganic ions. As part of the same scientific family, he usually focuses on Oxalic acid, concentrating on Glyoxylic acid and intersecting with Pyruvic acid. His research integrates issues of Glacial period and Sediment in his study of Oceanography.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Environmental chemistry (70.71%)
  • Aerosol (46.79%)
  • Total organic carbon (27.32%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Environmental chemistry (70.71%)
  • Aerosol (46.79%)
  • Levoglucosan (19.46%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Environmental chemistry, Aerosol, Levoglucosan, Total organic carbon and Oxalic acid. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Organic matter, Atmosphere, Biomass burning, Air mass and Carbon. His work in Aerosol tackles topics such as Municipal solid waste which are related to areas like Elemental carbon and Inorganic ions.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Boreal, Pollen, Northern Hemisphere, Atmospheric sciences and Ice core in addition to Levoglucosan. Kimitaka Kawamura interconnects Monsoon, Nitrate, Seasonality and Atmospheric chemistry in the investigation of issues within Total organic carbon. His Oxalic acid research incorporates elements of Glyoxylic acid, Glyoxal, Primary, Phthalic acid and Sulfate.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Levoglucosan as a tracer of biomass burning: Recent progress and perspectives (46 citations)
  • Molecular characterization of organic aerosols in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: insights into primary and secondary sources (18 citations)
  • Characterization of organic aerosols from a Chinese megacity during winter: predominance of fossil fuel combustion (14 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Hydrogen

His primary scientific interests are in Environmental chemistry, Aerosol, Carbon, Levoglucosan and Biomass burning. His Environmental chemistry study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Organic matter, Atmosphere, Isotopes of carbon, Biomass and Oxalic acid. His work carried out in the field of Aerosol brings together such families of science as Organic compound, Aqueous two-phase system and Total organic carbon.

His Total organic carbon research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Naphthalene and Seasonality. His Carbon study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Sugar and Pacific ocean. His work deals with themes such as Northern Hemisphere, Atmospheric sciences and Ice core, which intersect with Levoglucosan.

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Top Publications

An overview of ACE‐Asia: Strategies for quantifying the relationships between Asian aerosols and their climatic impacts

Barry J. Huebert;Timothy Bates;Philip B. Russell;Guangyu Shi.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2003)

994 Citations

Seasonal changes in the distribution of dicarboxylic acids in the urban atmosphere

Kimitaka Kawamura;Kouichi Ikushima.
Environmental Science & Technology (1993)

695 Citations

Motor exhaust emissions as a primary source for dicarboxylic acids in Los Angeles ambient air

Kimitaka. Kawamura;Isaac R. Kaplan.
Environmental Science & Technology (1987)

671 Citations

Source and reaction pathways of dicarboxylic acids, ketoacids and dicarbonyls in arctic aerosols: One year of observations

Kimitaka Kawamura;Hideki Kasukabe;Leonard A. Barrie.
Atmospheric Environment (1996)

530 Citations

Molecular distributions of water soluble dicarboxylic acids in marine aerosols over the Pacific Ocean including tropics

Kimitaka Kawamura;Futoshi Sakaguchi.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1999)

440 Citations

Alkenone and boron based Pliocene pCO2 records

Osamu Seki;Osamu Seki;Gavin L. Foster;Daniela N. Schmidt;Andreas Mackensen.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2010)

439 Citations

Comparative distributions of dicarboxylic acids and related polar compounds in snow, rain and aerosols from urban atmosphere

Richard Sempére;Kimitaka Kawamura.
Atmospheric Environment (1994)

393 Citations

Determination of organic acids (C1-C10) in the atmosphere, motor exhausts, and engine oils

Kimitaka. Kawamura;Lai Ling. Ng;Isaac R. Kaplan.
Environmental Science & Technology (1985)

390 Citations

Critical assessment of the current state of scientific knowledge, terminology, and research needs concerning the role of organic aerosols in the atmosphere, climate, and global change

S. Fuzzi;M.O. Andreae;B.J. Huebert;M. Kulmala.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (2005)

359 Citations

Sugars--dominant water-soluble organic compounds in soils and characterization as tracers in atmospheric particulate matter.

Bernd R T Simoneit;Vladimir O Elias;Minoru Kobayashi;Kimitaka Kawamura.
Environmental Science & Technology (2004)

350 Citations

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