Shin-ichiro Oyama
​PhD, Nagoya University, 2001
    Lecturer, ISEE Nagoya University, Japan
    Visiting Associate Professor, NIPR, Japan
   Senior Research Fellow, University of Oulu, Finland


Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University

Division for Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Research


F3-3 Furo Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, 464-8601, Japan

Office: 704

Phone: +81 52 789 4308


Research interests


- ionospheric and thermospheric physics

- energetic particle impacts on the atmosphere

- optical image processing

Classes Taught

- electric circuit I

Selected publications


Oyama, S., Shinbori, A., Ogawa, Y., Kellinsalmi, M., Raita, T., Aikio, A., et al. (2020). An ephemeral red arc appeared at 68° MLat at a pseudo breakup during geomagnetically quiet conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125, e2020JA028468.

Miyamoto, T., Oyama, S.-i., Raita, T., Hosokawa, K., Miyoshi, Y., Ogawa, Y., & Kurita, S. (2021). Variations in cosmic noise absorption in association with equatorward development of the pulsating auroral patch: A case study to estimate the energy spectra of auroral precipitating electrons. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126, e2021JA029309.

Cai, L., Oyama, S.-I., Aikio, A., Vanhamäki, H., & Virtanen, I. (2019). Fabry-Perot interferometer observations of thermospheric horizontal winds during magnetospheric substorms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124, 3709–3728.

Oyama, S.-i., K. Shiokawa, Y. Miyoshi, K. Hosokawa, B. J. Watkins, J. Kurihara, T. T. Tsuda, and C. T. Fallen, Lower thermospheric wind variations in auroral patches during the substorm recovery phase, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JA022129, 2016.