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New 111. Hong, Y.§*, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.§*, Chao, A.*, Harnik, P.G.*, Wei, C.-L.*, 2021. Ecosystem turnover in an urbanized subtropical seascape driven by climate and pollution. Anthropocene: 100304.

New 110. Yasuhara, M.*, Okahashi, H., Huang, H.-H.M.§, Hong, Y.§, Iwatani, H.§, Chu, R.W.C., Hunt, G., 2021. Quaternary equatorial Atlantic deep-sea ostracodes: evidence for a distinct tropical fauna in the deep sea. Journal of Paleontology: 1-41.

New 109. Doi, H.*, Yasuhara, M.*, Ushio, M.*, 2021. Causal analysis of the temperature impact on deep-sea biodiversity. Biology Letters, 17(7): 20200666.

New 108. Pitcher, G.C., Aguirre-Velarde, A., Breitburg, D., Cardich, J., Carstensen, J., Conley, D.J., Dewitte, B., Engel, A., Espinoza-Morriberón, D., Flores, G., Garçon, V., Graco, M., Grégoire, M., Gutiérrez, D., Hernandez-Ayon, J.M., Huang, H.-H.M.§, Isensee, K., Jacinto, M.E., Levin, L., Lorenzo, A., Machu, E., Merma, L., Montes, I., Swa, N., Paulmier, A., Roman, M., Rose, K., Hood, R., Rabalais, N.N., Salvanes, A.G.V., Salvatteci, R., Sánchez, S., Sifeddine, A., Tall, A.W., van der Plas, A.K., Yasuhara, M., Zhang, J., Zhu, Z.Y., 2021. System controls of coastal and open ocean oxygen depletion. Progress in Oceanography: 102613.

New 107. Rodríguez, M., De Baere, B., François, R., Hong, Y.§, Yasuhara, M., Not, C., 2021. An evaluation of cleaning methods, preservation and specimen stages on trace elements in modern shallow marine ostracod shells of Sinocytheridea impressa and their implications as proxies. Chemical Geology, 579: 120316.

New 106. Tian, S.Y.*#, Yasuhara, M*., Robinson, M. M., Huang, H.-H.M.§, 2021. Ostracod eye size: A taxonomy-free indicator of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum sea level. Marine Micropaleontology.

New 105. Bigg, G. R., Azzaro, M., Evans, K., Griffiths, H., Yasuhara, M., 2021. Chapter 7K High-latitude ice. The Second World Ocean Assessment: 421–436. United Nations, New York.

New 104. Woodroffe, C. D., Qiao, B., Christofoletti, R., Hunt, D. E., Muniz, P., Yasuhara, M., 2021. Chapter 7F Estuaries and deltas. The Second World Ocean Assessment: 339–352. United Nations, New York.

New 103. Levin, L. A., Auster, P., Clark, M. R., Hall-Spencer, J. M., Hopcroft, R., Ingels, J., Metaxas, A., Narayanaswamy, B. E., Tuhumwire, J. T., Yasuhara, M., 2021. Chapter 7J Continental slopes and submarine canyons. The Second World Ocean Assessment: 395–420. United Nations, New York.

New 102. Ingels, J., Amon, D., Bernardino, A. F., Bhadury, P., Bik, H., Clark, M. R., Dahlgren, T., Jones, D. O. B., McClain, C., Nunnally, C., Snelgrove, P., Tuhumwire, J. T., Yasuhara, M., 2021. Chapter 7M Abyssal plains. The Second World Ocean Assessment: 453–476. United Nations, New York.

New 101. Kono, S., Isozaki, Y., Sato, T., Yasuhara, M., Liu, W., Zhang, X. L., 2021. Unique lowermost Cambrian small shelly fossils (SSFs) from eastern Yunnan, South China: implications for the early diversification history of animals. Palaeoworld.

100. Danovaro, R.*, Fanelli, E.*, Aguzzi, J.*, Billett, D.*, Carugati, L.*, Corinaldesi, C.*, Dell’Anno, A.*, Gjerde, K.*, Jamieson, A.J.*, Kark, S.*, McClain, C.*, Levin, L.*, Levin, N.*, Ramirez-Llodra, E.*, Ruhl, H.*, Smith, C.R.*, Snelgrove, P.V.R.*, Thomsen, L.*, Van Dover, C.L.*, Yasuhara, M.*, 2021. Reply to: Ecological variables for deep-ocean monitoring must include microbiota and meiofauna for effective conservation. Nature Ecology & Evolution: 5, 30–31.

99. Groff, D. V., Hamley, K. M.*, Lessard, T. J. R.*, Greenawalt, K. E., Yasuhara, M.*, Brickle, P., Gill, J. L., 2020. Seabird establishment during regional cooling drove a terrestrial ecosystem shift 5000 years ago. Science Advances: 6, eabb2788,

98. Cybulski, J. D., Husa, S. M., Duprey, N. N., Mamo, B. L.§, Tsang, T. P. N., Yasuhara, M., Xie, J. Y., Qiu, J. -W., Yokoyama, Y., Baker, D. M., 2020. Coral reef diversity losses in China’s Greater Bay Area were driven by regional stressors. Science Advances: 6, eabb1046,

97. Yasuhara, M.*, Hong, Y.*§, Tian, S. Y.*#, Chong, W. K.†, Chu, R. W. C.†, Okahashi, H., Reuter, M., Piller, W. E., Harzhauser, M., 2020. Early Miocene marine ostracodes from southwestern India: implications for their biogeography and the closure of the Tethyan Seaway. Journal of Paleontology: 94, Memoir 80, 1–36.

96. Yasuhara, M.*, Huang, H.-H.M.§, Hull, P., Rillo, M.C., Condamine, F.L., Tittensor, D.P., Kučera, M., Costello, M.J., Finnegan, S., O’Dea, A., Hong, Y.§, Bonebrake, T.C., McKenzie, N.R., Doi, H., Wei, C.-L., Kubota, Y., Saupe, E.E., 2020. Time machine biology: Cross-timescale integration of ecology, evolution, and oceanography. Oceanography: 33(2), 16–28. Open access

95. Liao, J.-X., Wei, C.-L., Yasuhara, M., 2020. Species and functional diversity of deep-sea nematodes in a high energy submarine canyon. Frontiers in Marine Science.

94. Levin, L.A.*, Wei, C.-L., Dunn, D.C., Amon, D.J., Ashford, O.S., Cheung, W.W.L., Colaço, A., Dominguez-Carrió, C., Escobar, E.G., Harden-Davies, H.R., Drazen, J.C., Ismail, K., Jones, D.O.B., Johnson, D.E., Le, J.T., Lejzerowicz, F., Mitarai, S., Morato, T., Mulsow, S., Snelgrove, P.V.R., Sweetman, A.K., Yasuhara, M., 2020. Climate change considerations are fundamental to management of deep‐Sea resource extraction, Global Change Biology: 26, 4664–4678.

93. Yasuhara, M.*, Wei, C.-L.*, Kucera, M., Costello, M.J., Tittensor, D.P., Kiessling, W., Bonebrake, T.C., Tabor, C.R., Feng, R., Baselga, A., Kretschmer, K., Kusumoto, B., Kubota, Y., 2020. Past and future decline of tropical pelagic biodiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 117, 12891-12896.

92. Tian, S.Y.*†, Yasuhara, M.*, Hong, Y.*§, Huang, H.-H.M.#, Iwatani, H.§, Chiu, W.-T.R.#, Mamo, B.§, Okahashi, H., Rasmussen, T.L., 2020. Deglacial–Holocene Svalbard paleoceanography and evidence of meltwater pulse 1B. Quaternary Science Reviews: 233, 106237,

91. Danovaro, R.*, Fanelli, E.*, Aguzzi, J.*, Billett, D.*, Carugati, L.*, Corinaldesi, C.*, Dell’Anno, A.*, Gjerde, K.*, Jamieson, A.J.*, Kark, S.*, McClain, C.*, Levin, L.*, Levin, N.*, Ramirez-Llodra, E.*, Ruhl, H.*, Smith, C.R.*, Snelgrove, P.V.R.*, Thomsen, L.*, Van Dover, C.L.*, Yasuhara, M.*, 2020. Ecological variables for developing a global deep-ocean monitoring and conservation strategy. Nature Ecology & Evolution: 4, 181–192.

90. Chao, A., Kubota, Y., Zelený, D., Chiu, C.-H., Li, C.-F., Kusumoto, B., Yasuhara, M., Thorn, S., Wei, C.-L., Costello, M.J., Colwell, R.K., 2020. Quantifying sample completeness and comparing diversities among assemblages. Ecological Research: 35, 292-314. Open Access

89. Kusumoto, B., Costello, M.J., Kubota, Y., Shiono, T., Wei, C.-L., Yasuhara, M., Chao, A., 2020. Global distribution of coral diversity: Biodiversity knowledge gradients related to spatial resolution. Ecological Research: 35, 315-326. Open Access

88. Chiu, W.T.R.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Cronin, T.M., Hunt, G., Gemery, L., Wei, C.-L.*, 2020. Marine latitudinal diversity gradients, niche conservatism and out of the tropics and Arctic: Climatic sensitivity of small organisms. Journal of Biogeography: 47, 817-828.

87. Brandão, S.N., Baumann, E., Jöst, A.B.#, Karanovic, I., Tanaka, H., Yasuhara, M., Yoo, H., Saeedi, H., Brandt, A., 2020. Biodiversity and biogeography of Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the deep NW Pacific. In: Saeedi, H., Brandt, A. (eds), Biogeographic Atlas of the Deep NW Pacific Fauna: 285–338. Pensoft, Sofia. Open Access

86. Yasuhara, M.*, Rabalais, N.N., Conley, D.J., Gutiérrez, D., 2019. Palaeo-records of histories of deoxygenation and its ecosystem impact. In: Laffoley, D., Baxter, J. M. (eds), Ocean Deoxygenation: Everyone’s Problem – Causes, Impacts, Consequences and Solutions: 213–224. IUCN, Gland.

85. Levin, L.A., Wei, C.-L., Dunn, D.C., Amon, D., Ashford, O., Cheung, W., Colaço, A., Escobar, E., Guilloux, B., Harden-Davies, H., Drazen, J.C., Gjerde, K., Ismail, K., Jones, D., Johnson, D., Le, J., Lejzerowicz, F., Mitarai, S., Morato, T., Mulsow, S., Snelgrove, P., Sweetman, A.K., Yasuhara, M., 2019. Climate Change Considerations are Fundamental to Sustainable Management of Deep-Seabed Mining (Policy brief). Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI).

84. Yasuhara, M.*, deMenocal, P. B.*, Dwyer, G. S.*, Cronin, T. M., Okahashi, H.Huang, H. H. M.#, 2019. North Atlantic intermediate water variability over the past 20,000 years. Geology: 47, 659–663. doi:10.1130/G46161.1

83. Jöst, A. B.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Wei, C. L.*, Okahashi, H., Ostmann, A., Martínez Arbizu, P., Mamo, B.§, Svavarsson, J., Brix, S., 2019. North Atlantic Gateway: Test bed of deep‐sea macroecological patterns. Journal of Biogeography: 46, 2056–2066. doi:10.1111/jbi.13632

82. Cheung, R. C. W.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.*§, Wei, C. L., Dong, Y. W., 2019. Benthic community history in the Changjiang (Yangtze River) mega-delta: Damming, urbanization, and environmental control. Paleobiology: 45, 469–483. doi:10.1017/pab.2019.21

81. Chapman, A. S. A., Beaulieu, S. E., Colaço, A., Gebruk, A. V., Hilario, A., Kihara, T. C., Ramirez‐Llodra, E., Sarrazin, J., Tunnicliffe, V., Amon, D. J., Baker, M. C., Boschen‐Rose, R. E., Chen, C., Cooper, I. J., Copley, J. T., Corbari, L., Cordes, E. E., Cuvelier, D., Duperron, S., Du Preez, C., Gollner, S., Horton, T., Hourdez, S., Krylova, E. M., Linse, K., LokaBharathi, P. A., Marsh, L., Matabos, M., Mills, S. W., Mullineaux, L. S., Rapp, H. T., Reid, W. D. K., Rybakova (Goroslavskaya), E., Thomas, T. R. A., Southgate, S. J., Stöhr, S., Turner, P. J., Watanabe, H. K., Yasuhara, M., Bates, A. E., 2019. sFDvent: A global trait database for deep‐sea hydrothermal‐vent fauna. Global Ecology and Biogeography: 28, 1538–1551. doi:10.1111/geb.12975

80. Tanaka, H., Lelièvre, Y., Yasuhara, M., 2019. Xylocythere sarrazinae, a new cytherurid ostracod (Crustacea) from a hydrothermal vent field on the Juan de Fuca Ridge, northeast Pacific Ocean, and its phylogenetic position within Cytheroidea. Marine Biodiversity: 49(6), 2571–2586. doi:10.1007/s12526-019-00987-3 PDF

79. Di Martino, E., Taylor, P. D., Fernando, A. G. S., Kase, T., Yasuhara, M., 2019. First bryozoan fauna from the middle Miocene of Central Java, Indonesia. Alcheringa: 43, 461–478. doi:10.1080/03115518.2019.1590639 PDF

78. Huang, H. H. M.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.§, Yamaguchi, T. Yamada, K., Mamo, B.§, 2019. Deep-sea ostracod faunal dynamics in a marginal sea: biotic response to oxygen variability and mid-Pleistocene global changes. Paleobiology: 45, 85-97. doi:10.1017/pab.2018.37

77. Yasuhara, M.*, Hong, Y.#, Tian, S. T.†, Chong, W. K.†, Okahashi, H., Littler, K., Cotton, L.§, 2019. Eocene shallow-marine ostracods from Madagascar: southern end of the Tethys? Journal of Systematic Palaeontology: 17, 705–757. doi:10.1080/14772019.2018.1453555 PDF

76. Hong, Y.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.§, Mamo, M.§, 2019 Baseline for ostracod-based northwestern Pacific and Indo-Pacific shallow-marine paleoenvironmental reconstructions: ecological modeling of species distributions. Biogeosciences: 16, 585-604. doi:10.5194/bg-16-585-2019
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75. Shin, C. P.#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.§, Kase, T., Fernando, A. G. S., Hayashi, H., Kurihara, Y., Pandita, H., 2019. Neogene marine ostracod diversity and faunal composition in Java, Indonesia: Indo-Australian Archipelago biodiversity hotspot and the Pliocene diversity jump. Journal of Crustacean Biology: 39 (3), 244–252. doi:10.1093/jcbiol/ruy110

74. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Okahashi, H., 2019. Quaternary deep-sea ostracods from the north-western Pacific Ocean: global biogeography and Drake-Passage, Tethyan, Central American and Arctic pathways. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology: 17 (2), 91–110. doi: 10.1080/14772019.2017.1393019 PDF

73. Yasuhara, M., 2019. Marine biodiversity in space and time: What tiny fossils tell. Métode: 9. doi:10.7203/metode.9.11404
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72. Cheung, R. C. W.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Mamo, B.*§, Katsuki, K., Seto, K., Takata, H., Yang, D. Y., Nakanishi, T., Yamada, K., Iwatani, H.§, 2018. Decadal‐ to centennial‐scale East Asian summer monsoon variability over the past millennium: an oceanic perspective. Geophysical Research Letters: 45 (15), 7711–7718. doi:10.1029/2018GL077978

71. Huang, H. H. M.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.§, Alvarez Zarikian, C. A., Bassetti, M. A., Sagawa, T., 2018 Benthic biotic response to climate changes over the last 700,000 years in a deep marginal sea: impacts of deoxygenation and the Mid‐Brunhes Event. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology: 33 (7), 766–777. doi:10.1029/2018PA003343

70. Iwatani, H*§., Yasuhara, M.*, Rosenthal, Y., Linsley, B. K., 2018. Intermediate-water dynamics and ocean ventilation effects on the Indonesian Throughflow during the past 15,000 years: Ostracod evidence. Geology: 46 (6), 567–570.

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69. Shiono, T.*, Kusumoto, B., Yasuhara, M.*, Kubota, Y.*, 2018. Roles of climate niche conservatism and range dynamics in woody plant diversity patterns through the Cenozoic. Global Ecology and Biogeography: 27 (7), 865-874. doi:10.1111/geb.12755

68. Jöst, A. B*#., Yasuhara, M.*, Okahashi, H., Brix, S., Martínez Arbizu, P., Ostmann, A., 2018. Biogeographic distributions of Cytheropteron species (Ostracoda) in Icelandic waters (sub-polar North Atlantic). Marine Biodiversity: 48 (2), 763–782.

67. Yasuhara, M.*, Sztybor, K., Rasmussen, T. L., Okahashi, H., Sato, R.†, Tanaka, H., 2018. Cold-seep ostracods from the western Svalbard margin: direct palaeo-indicator for methane seepage? Journal of Micropalaeontology: 37, 139-148.
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66. Breitburg, D., Levin, L. A., Oschlies, A., Grégoire, M., Chavez, F. P., Conley, D. J., Garçon, V., Gilbert, D., Gutiérrez, D., Isensee, K., Jacinto, G. S., Limburg, K. E.,  Montes, I., Naqvi, S. W. A., Pitcher, G. C., Rabalais, N. N., Roman, M. R., Rose, K. A., Seibel, B. A., Telszewski, M., Yasuhara, M., Zhang, J., 2018. Declining oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters. Science: 359, eaam7240, doi:10.1126/science.aam7240

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65. Breitburg, D., Grégoire, M., Isensee, K., Chavez, F. P., Conley, D. J., Garçon, V., Gilbert, D., Gutiérrez, D., Jacinto, G. S., Levin, L. A., Limburg, K. E.,  Montes, I., Naqvi, S. W. A., Oschlies, A., Pitcher, G. C., Rabalais, N. N., Roman, M. R., Rose, K. A., Seibel, B. A., Telszewski, M., Yasuhara, M., Zhang, J. [the IOC expert working group: Global Ocean Oxygen NEtwork (GO2NE)], 2018. The Ocean is losing its breath: declining oxygen in the world’s ocean and coastal waters; summary for policy makers. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO)

64. Tanaka, H., Yasuhara, M., Carlton, J. T., 2018. Transoceanic transport of living marine Ostracoda (Crustacea) on tsunami debris from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Aquatic Invasions: 13, 125–135.
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63. Krug, C. B., Schaepman, M. E., Shannon, L. J., Cavender-Bares, J., Cheung, W., McIntyre, P. B., Metzger, J. P., Niinemets, Ü., Obura, D. O., Schmid, B., Strassburg, B. B. N., Van Teeffelen, A. J. A., Weyl, O. L. F., Yasuhara, M., Leadley, P. W., 2017. Observations, Indicators and Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services change—a framework to support policy and decision-making. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability: 29, 198-206.

62. Yasuhara, M., Ando, A.*, Iba, Y., 2017. Past emergent phase of Shatsky Rise deep-marine igneous plateau. Scientific Reports: 7, 15423, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15684-z
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61. Jöst, A. B.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Okahashi, H., Ostmann, A., Martínez Arbizu, P., Brix, S., 2017. Vertical distribution of living ostracods in deep-sea sediments, North Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research I: 122, 113–121.

60. Hong, Y.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.*§, Seto, K., Yokoyama, Y., Yoshioka, K., Mamo, B.§, 2017. Freshwater reservoir construction by damming a marine inlet in Hong Kong: Paleoecological evidence of local community change. Marine Micropaleontology: 132, 53–59.

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59. Chiu, W. T. R.*#, Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.*§, Kitamura, A., Fujita, K., 2017. Response of subtropical submarine-cave ecosystem to Holocene cave development and Asian monsoon variability. Paleobiology: 43(3), 425–434. doi:10.1017/pab.2016.53.

58. Sweetman, A. K., Thurber, A. R., Smith, C. R., Levin, L. A., Mora, C., Wei, C. L., Gooday, A. J., Jones, D. O. B., Rex, M., Yasuhara M., Ingels, J., Ruhl, H. A., Frieder, C. A., Danovaro, R., Würzberg, L., Baco, A., Grupe, B. M., Pasulka, A., Meyer, K. S., Dunlop, K. M., Henry, L. A., Roberts, J. M., 2017. Major impacts of climate change on deep-sea benthic ecosystems. Elementa: 5, doi:10.1525/elementa.203.
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57. Yasuhara, M.*, Tittensor, D. P., Hillebrand, H. and Worm, B., 2017. Combining marine macroecology and palaeoecology in understanding biodiversity: microfossils as a model. Biological Reviews: 92, 199–215.

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56. Gemery, L., Cronin, T. M., Briggs, W. M., Jr., Brouwers, E. M., Schornikov, E. I., Stepanova, A., Wood, A. M. and Yasuhara, M., 2017. An Arctic and Subarctic ostracode database: biogeographic and paleoceanographic applications. Hydrobiologia: 786, 59–95.

55. Costello, M. J., Basher, Z., McLeod, L., Asaad, I., Claus, S., Vandepitte, L., Yasuhara, M., Gislason, H., Edwards, M., Appeltans, W., Enevoldsen, H., Edgar, G. J., Miloslavich, P., De Monte, S., Sousa Pinto, I., Obura, D. and Bates, A. E., 2017. Methods for the study of marine biodiversity. In: Walters, M., Scholes, R. J. (eds), The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks: 129-163. Springer International Publishing.
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54. Yasuhara, M.*, Iwatani, H.§, Hunt, G., Okahashi, H., Kase, T., Hayashi, H., Irizuki, T., Aguilar, Y. M., Fernando, A. G. S. and Renema, W., 2017. Cenozoic dynamics of shallow-marine biodiversity in the Western Pacific. Journal of Biogeography: 44, 567–578.

53. Duprey, N. N., Yasuhara, M. and Baker, D. M., 2016. Reefs of tomorrow: eutrophication reduces coral biodiversity in an urbanized seascape. Global Change Biology: 22, 3550–3565.

52.Yasuhara, M.*, Doi, H.*, Wei, C. L.*, Danovaro, R. and Myhre, S. E., 2016. Biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships in long-term time series and palaeoecological records: deep sea as a test bed. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0282
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51.Yasuhara, M.* and Danovaro, R., 2016. Temperature impacts on deep-sea biodiversity. Biological Reviews, 91: 275–287.

50. Tanaka, H. and Yasuhara, M., 2016. A new deep-sea hydrothermal vent species of Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the western Pacific: Implications for adaptation, endemism, and dispersal of ostracodes in chemosynthetic systems. Zoological Science 33, 555–565.

49. Katsuki, K., Yang, D. Y., Seto, K., Yasuhara, M., Takata, H., Otsuka, M., Nakanishi, T., Yoon, Y., Um, I. K., Cheung, R. C. W.#, Khim, B. K. and Kashima, K., 2016. Factors controlling typhoons and storm rain on the Korean Peninsula during the Little Ice Age. Journal of Paleolimnology, 55: 35–48.

48. Chiu, W. T. R.*#, Yasuhara, M., Iwatani, H.§, Kitamura, A. and Fujita, K., 2016. An enigmatic Holocene podocopid ostracod from a submarine cave, Okinawa, Japan: ‘living fossil’ or adaptive morphotype? Journal of Systematic Palaeontology: 14, 643–652. (doi:10.1080/14772019.2015.1094754)

47. Boero, F., Yasuhara, M. 2016. Marine ecosystem degradation. Eds., Williamson, P., Smythe-Wright, D., Burkill, P., Future of the Ocean and its Seas: a non-governmental scientific perspective on seven marine research issues of G7 interest, 44–47.
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46. Ingels, J.,Clark, M. R., Vecchione, M., Perez, J. A. A., Levin, L. A., Priede, I. G., Sutton, T., Rowden, A. A., Smith, C. R., Yasuhara, M., Sweetman, A. K., Soltwedel, T., Santos, R., Narayanaswamy, B. E., Ruhl, H. A., Fujikura, K., Amaral Zettler, L., Jones, D. O. B., Gates, A. R., Snelgrove, P., Bernal, P., Van Gaever, S. 2016. Chapter 36F. Open Ocean Deep Sea. The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I, United Nations, 37 pp.
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45. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Okahashi, H. and Brandão, S.N., 2015. Taxonomy of Deep-sea Trachyleberidid, Thaerocytherid, and Hemicytherid Genera (Ostracoda). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, 96: 216 pp. Errata
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44. Yasuhara, M.* and Okahashi, H., 2015. Late Quaternary deep-sea ostracod taxonomy of the eastern North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 34: 21–49.
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43. Yasuhara, M.*, Stepanova, A., Okahashi, H., Cronin, T.M. and Brouwers, E.M., 2014. Taxonomic revision of deep-sea Ostracoda from the Arctic Ocean. Micropaleontology, 60: 399–444.

42. Yasuhara, M.*, Grimm, M.#, Brandão, S.N., Jöst, A.#, Okahashi, H., Iwatani, H.§, Ostman, A. and Martínez Arbizu, P., 2014. Deep−sea benthic ostracodes from multiple core and epibenthic sledge samples in Icelandic waters. Polish Polar Research, 35(2): 341–360.
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41. Yasuhara, M.* and Okahashi, H., 2014. Quaternary deep-sea ostracode taxonomy of Ocean Drilling Program Site 980, eastern North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Paleontology, 88(4): 770–785.

40. Yasuhara, M.*, Okahashi, H.*, Cronin, T.M., Rasmussen, T.L. and Hunt, G., 2014. Response of deep-sea biodiversity to abrupt deglacial and Holocene climate changes in the North Atlantic Ocean. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23 (9): 957–967.

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38. Mora, C., Wei, C.L., Rollo, A., Amaro, T., Baco, A.R., Billett, D., Bopp, L., Chen, Q., Collier, M., Danovaro, R., Gooday, A.J., Grupe, B.M., Halloran, P.R., Ingels, J., Jones, D.O.B., Levin, L.A., Nakano, H., Norling, K., Ramirez-Llodra, E., Rex, M., Ruhl, H.A., Smith, C.R., Sweetman, A.K., Thurber, A.R., Tjiputra, J.F., Usseglio, P., Watling, L., Wu, T. and Yasuhara, M., 2013. Biotic and human vulnerability to projected changes in ocean biogeochemistry over the 21st century. PLOS Biology, 11(10): e1001682, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001682.
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37. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Okahashi, H. and Brandão, S.N., 2013. The ‘Oxycythereis’ problem: taxonomy and palaeobiogeography of deep-sea ostracod genera Pennyella and Rugocythereis. Palaeontology, 56: 1045–1080.

36. Brandão, S.N., Yasuhara, M., Irizuki, T., Horne, D.J., 2013. The ostracod genus Trachyleberis (Crustacea; Ostracoda) and its type species. Marine Biodiversity, 43: 363–405.

35. Brandão, S.N., Yasuhara, M., 2013. Challenging deep-sea cosmopolitanism: taxonomic re-evaluation and biogeography of ‘Cythere dasyderma Brady, 1880’ (Ostracoda). Journal of Micropalaeontology, 32: 109–122.
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34.  Iwatani, H.§, Irizuki, T., Yasuhara, M., 2013. Occurrence of a rare puncioid ostracod, Promanawa konishii (Nohara, 1976), in Recent sediments of the East China Sea. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 32: 221–223.
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33. Kaiser, S., Brandão, S.N., Brix, S., Barnes, D.K.A., Bowden, D.A., Ingels, J., Leese, F., Schiaparelli, S., Arango, C.P., Badhe, R., Bax, N., Blazewicz-Paszkowycz, M., Brandt, A., Brenke, N., Catarino, A., David, B., Ridder, C., Dubois, P., Ellingsen, K.E., Glover, A.G., Griffiths, H.J., Gutt, J., Halanych, K.M., Havermans, C., Held, C., Janussen, D., Lörz, A.N., Pearce, D.A., Pierrat, B., Riehl, T., Rose, A., Sands, C.J., Soler-Membrives, A., Schüller, M., Strugnell, J.M., Vanreusel, A., Veit-Köhler, G., Wilson, N.G., Yasuhara, M., 2013. Patterns, processes and vulnerability of Southern Ocean benthos: a decadal leap in knowledge and understanding. Marine Biology, 160: 2295–2317.

32. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Breitburg, D., Tsujimoto, A., Katsuki, K., 2012. Human-induced marine ecological degradation: micropaleontological perspectives. Ecology and Evolution, 2: 3242–3268.
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31. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Dowsett, H. J., Robinson, M. M., Stoll, D. K., 2012. Latitudinal species diversity gradient of marine zooplankton for the last three million years. Ecology Letters, 15: 1174–1179.

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30. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., van Dijken, G., Arrigo, K. R., Cronin, T. M., Wollenburg, J. E., 2012. Patterns and controlling factors of species diversity in the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Biogeography, 39: 2081–2088.

29. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Cronin, T. M., Hokanishi, N., Kawahata, H., Tsujimoto, A., Ishitake, M., 2012. Climatic forcing of Quaternary deep-sea benthic communities in the North Pacific Ocean. Paleobiology, 38: 162–179.

28. Hunt, G., Yasuhara, M., 2010. A fossil record of developmental events: variation and evolution in epidermal cell divisions in ostracodes. Evolution & Development, 12: 635–646.

27. Yasuhara, M.*, Hunt, G., Cronin, T.M. and Okahashi, H., 2009. Temporal latitudinal-gradient dynamics and tropical instability of deep-sea species diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106: 21717–21720.
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26. Yasuhara, M.*, Cronin, T.M., Hunt, G. and Hodell, D.A., 2009. Deep-sea ostracods from the South Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean during the last 370,000 years. Journal of Paleontology, 83: 914–930. BioOne, GSW

25. Yasuhara, M.*, Okahashi, H., Cronin, T. M., 2009. Taxonomy of Quaternary deep-sea ostracods from the western North Atlantic Ocean. Palaeontology 52, 879–931.

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24. Yasuhara, M.*, 2008. Holocene ostracod palaeobiogeography of the Seto Inland Sea, Japan: impact of opening of the strait. Journal of Micropalaeontology 27, 111–116.
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23. Yasuhara, M.*, Cronin, T. M., 2008. Climatic influences on deep-sea ostracode (Crustacea) diversity for the last three million years. Ecology 89, S53–S65.
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22. Tsujimoto, A., Yasuhara, M., Nomura, R., Yamazaki, H., Sampei, Y., Hirose, K., Yoshikawa, S., 2008. Development of modern benthic ecosystems in eutrophic coastal oceans: the foraminiferal record over the last 200 years, Osaka Bay, Japan. Marine Micropaleontology 69, 225–239.

21. Hirose, K., Yasuhara, M., Tsujimoto, A., Yamazaki, H., Yoshikawa, S., 2008. The succession of diatom assemblages and anthropogenically-induced environmental changes over the last 120 years, Osaka Bay, Japan. The Quaternary Research (Daiyonki-Kenkyu) 47, 287–296. (in Japanese with English abstract)

(廣瀬孝太郎・安原盛明・辻本彰・山崎秀夫・吉川周作,2008.大阪湾における過去約120年間の珪藻群集組成変化と人為汚染・改変の影響.第四紀研究 47,287-296.)  PDF

20. Tsujimoto, A., Yasuhara, M., Yamazaki, H., Hirose, K., Yoshikawa, S., 2008. Environmental changes during the last 150 years in Osaka Bay, Japan: Historical record of eutrophication based on microfossil assemblages. The Quaternary Research (Daiyonki-Kenkyu) 47, 273–285. (in Japanese with English abstract)

(辻本彰・安原盛明・山崎秀夫・廣瀬孝太郎・吉川周作,2008.大阪湾における過去150年間の環境変化:微化石群集から読み解く富栄養化の歴史.第四紀研究 47,273-285.)  PDF

19. Yasuhara, M.*, Kato, M., Ikeya, N., Seto, K., 2007 (2008). Modern benthic ostracodes from Lützow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica: paleoceanographic, paleobiogeographic, and evolutionary significance. Micropaleontology 53, 469–496. PDF

18. Yasuhara, M.*, Cronin, T. M., Martínez Arbizu, P., 2008. Abyssal ostracods from the South and Equatorial Atlantic Ocean: Biological and paleoceanographic implications. Deep-Sea Research I 55, 490–497. PDF

17. Yasuhara, M.*, Cronin, T. M., deMenocal, P., Okahashi, H., Linsley, B. K., 2008. Abrupt climate change and collapse of deep-sea ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105, 1556–1560.
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16. Yasuhara, M.*, Yamazaki, H., Tsujimoto, A., Hirose, K., 2007. The effect of long-term spatiotemporal variations in urbanization-induced eutrophication on a benthic ecosystem, Osaka Bay, Japan. Limnology and Oceanography 52, 1633–1644.
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15. Tsujimoto, A., Nomura, R., Yasuhara, M., Yamazaki, H., Yoshikawa., S., 2006. Impact of eutrophication on shallow marine benthic foraminifers over the last 150 years in Osaka Bay, Japan. Marine Micropaleontology 60, 258–268. PDF

14. Yasuhara, M.*, Seto, K., 2006. Holocene relative sea-level change in Hiroshima Bay, Japan: a semi-quantitative reconstruction based on ostracodes. Paleontological Research 10, 99–116.

13. Tsujimoto, A., Nomura, R., Yasuhara, M., Yoshikawa., S., 2006. Benthic foraminiferal assemblages in Osaka Bay, southwestern Japan: faunal changes over the last 50 years. Paleontological Research 10, 141–161.

12. Yasuhara, M.*, Yamazaki, H., 2005. The impact of 150 years of anthropogenic pollution on the shallow marine ostracode fauna, Osaka Bay, Japan. Marine Micropaleontology 55, 63–74. PDF

11. Yasuhara, M.*, Yoshikawa, S., Nanayama, F., 2005. Reconstruction of the Holocene seismic history of aseabed fault using relative sea-level curves reconstructed by ostracode assemblages: Case study on the Median Tectonic Line in Iyo-nada Bay, western Japan. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 222, 285–312. PDF

10. Kawamura, K., Yasuhara, M., Hirose, K., Murakami, A., 2005. Development of Teaching Materials to Study Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction, Using Holocene Microfossils and Molluscan Megafossils from The Shin-Yodogawa Drilling Core, Osaka Plain, Japan. Education of Earth Science 58, 215–224 (in Japanese).
(川村教一・安原盛明・広瀬孝太郎・村上晶子,2005.古環境復元の教材化:大阪平野新淀川コア中の完新世微化石および貝類化石を用いて.地学教育 58,215–224)

9. Okahashi, H., Yasuhara, M., Mitamura., M., Hirose., K., Yoshikawa, S., 2005. Event deposits associated with tsunamis and their sedimentary structure in Holocene marsh deposits on the east coast of the Shima Peninsula, central Japan. Journal of Geosciences, Osaka City University 48, 143–158. PDF

8. Ruiz, F., Abad, M., Bodergat, A.M., Carbonel, P., Rodríguez-Lázaro, J., Yasuhara, M., 2005. Marine and brackish-water ostracods as sentinels of anthropogenic impacts. Earth-Science Reviews 72, 89–111. PDF

7. Yasuhara, M.*, Irizuki, T., Yoshikawa, S., Nanayama, F., Mitamura, M., 2004. Holocene ostracode paleobiogeography in Osaka Bay, southwestern Japan. Marine Micropaleontology 53, 11–36. PDF

6. Yasuhara, M.*, Yamazaki, H., Irizuki, T., Yoshikawa, S., 2003. Temporal changes of ostracode assemblages and anthropogenic pollution during the last 100 years, in sediment cores from Hiroshima Bay, Japan. The Holocene 13, 527–536. PDF

5. Yasuhara, M.*, Irizuki, T., Yoshikawa, S., Nanayama, F., 2002a. Holocene sea-level changes in Osaka Bay, western Japan: ostracode evidence in a drilling core from the southern Osaka Plain. The Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 108, 633–643. PDF

4. Yasuhara, M.*, Irizuki, T., Yoshikawa, S., Nanayama, F., 2002b. Changes in Holocene ostracode faunas and depositional environments in the Kitan Strait, southwestern Japan. Paleontological Research 6, 85–99. PDF

3. Miura, K., Nanayama, F., Uchiumi, M., Sugiyama, Y., Yasuhara, M., Yokoyama, Y., Kitada, N., Takemura, K., 2002. Holocene activity of the Uemachi fault in the Osaka Plain evaluated by high-resolution analysis of the Shin-Yodo-gawa array boring cores. Annual Report on Active Fault and Paleoearthquake Researches 2, 109–123 (in Japanese with English abstract). PDF

2. Otsuka, K., Nanayama, F., Miura, K., Ikeda, M., Kanayama, S., Kobayashi, S., Tokuma, S., Anma, K., Yokoyama, Y., Yasuhara, M., Sugiyama, Y., Tsukuda, E., 2002. Holocene faulting history of the Shimonada-oki-minami fault at the western tip of the MTL’s Iyo segment. Annual Report on Active Fault and Paleoearthquake Researches 2, 125–140 (in Japanese with English abstract). PDF

1. Yasuhara, M.*, Irizuki, T., 2001. Recent Ostracoda from northeastern part of Osaka Bay, southwestern Japan. Journal of Geosciences, Osaka City University 44, 57–95. PDF


1. Yasuhara, M., Yoshikawa, S., Nanayama, F., 2006. Erratum to “Reconstruction of the Holocene seismic history of a seabed fault using relative sea-level curves reconstructed by ostracode assemblages: Case study on the Median Tectonic Line in Iyo-nada Bay, western Japan” [Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 222/3–4 (2005) 285–312]. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 235, 431–433. PDF


6. Tsujimoto, A., Nomura, R., Yasuhara, M., Yamazaki, H., Yoshikawa, S. 2005. The Relationship between benthic foraminifera and anthropogenic pollution in case of Osaka Bay, Japan: environmental evaluation of enclosed coastal seas using foraminifers. The Proceedings of the 15th Symposium on Geo-Environments and Geo-Technics, 161–164 (in Japanese with English abstract).

5. Yasuhara, M., Kumai, H., 2003. Fossil ostracodes from the Tako-Shell bed, Shimosa Group and the Somei horizontal hollow tomb floor deposits formed in its outcrop in Somei, Tako-machi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Monograph of the Association for the Geological Collaboration 50, 73–78 (in Japanese with English abstract).
(安原盛明・熊井久雄.2003:下総層群”多古貝層”とその露頭に形成された染井横穴墓堆積物から産出した貝形虫化石.地団研専報 50,73-78.)

4. Okahashi, H., Akimoto, K., Mitamura, M., Hirose, K., Yasuhara, M., Yoshikawa, S., 2002. Event deposits in marsh deposits from Osatsu, Toba City, Mie Prefecture, Central Japan: Foraminifera-based tsunami-deposits identification. Monthly Earth (Gekkan-Chikyu) 24, 698–703 (in Japanese).
(岡橋久世・秋元和實・三田村宗樹・廣瀬孝太郎・安原盛明・吉川周作.2002:三重県鳥羽市相差の湿地堆積物に見い出されるイベント堆積物ー有孔虫化石を用いた津波堆積物の認定ー.月刊地球 24, 698-703.)

3. Yasuhara, M., Okahashi, H., Hirose, K., Mitamura, M., Yoshikawa, S., Uchiyama, M., Haraguchi, T., 2002. Preliminary report on ostracode assemblages from event deposits in Holocene coastal marsh deposits from Osatsu, Toba City, Mie Prefecture, Central Japan. Daishiki 34, 27–31 (in Japanese).
(安原盛明・岡橋久世・廣瀬孝太郎・三田村宗樹・吉川周作・内山美恵子・原口強.2002:三重県鳥羽市相差における完新世沿岸湿地堆積物中のイベント堆積物から見い出された貝形虫化石群集.第四紀 34,27-31.)

2. Yasuhara, M., 2000. Result of fossil ostracode analysis. Report of Osaka Center for Cultural Heritage 48, 187–189 (in Japanese).
(安原盛 明.2000:貝形虫化石分析結果.(財)大阪府文化財調査研究センタ−調査報告書第48集,東大阪市・八尾市所在,池島・福万寺遺跡1(98-3・ 99-1調査区)− 寝屋川流域下水道八尾枚岡幹線(第3工区)下水管渠築造工事に伴う発掘調査報告書−, 187-189,財団法人大阪府文化財調査研究センタ−.)

1. Yasuhara, M., Yoshikawa, S., Irizuki, T., 1999. Recent Ostracoda from Osaka Bay, southwestern Japan. The Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Geo-Environments and Geo-Technics, 167-172 (in Japanese with English abstract).


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1. Editorial Board of the Natural History of Anthropogene, 2007. The Natural History of Anthropogene: History of Human and Environment Recorded in Strata. Kyoritsu Shuppan, Tokyo, Japan, 312 pp. (in Japanese).
(人類紀自然学編集委員会,2007.人類紀自然学ー地層に記録された人間と環境の歴史ー.共立出版,312 pp.)