Position/Designation

Associate Professor
Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, NIGS
University Scientist I

Educational background

Ph.D. (Earth and Planetary Sciences), Hokkaido University, Japan, 2006
M.S. (Geology), University of the Philippines, 2003
B.S. (Geology), University of the Philippines, 1998
Diploma in Archaeology, University of the Philippines, 2015

Research Interests

Micropaleontology, Biostratigraphy, geoarchaeology

Selected Publications

Takashima, R., Nishi, H., Yamanaka, T., Tomosugi, T., Fernando, A.G., Tanabe, K., Moriya, K., Kawabe, F., Hayashi, K., 2011. Prevailing oxic environments in the Pacific Ocean during the mid-Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2. Nature Communications, 2:2341DO:10.1038/ncomms1233

Fernando, A. G. S., Nishi, H., Tanabe, K., Moriya, K., Iba, Y., Kodama, K., Murphy, M. A. and Okada, H. (2011), Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphic study of forearc basin sediments: Lower to Upper Cretaceous Budden Canyon Formation (Great Valley Group), northern California, USA. Island Arc, 20: 346–370. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1738.2011.00770.x

A.G.S. Fernando, R. Takashima, H. Nishi, F. Giraud, H. Okada, Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the Thomel Level (OAE2) in the Lambruisse section, Vocontian Basin, southeast France, Geobios, Volume 43, Issue 1, January–February 2010, Pages 45-57, ISSN 0016-6995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geobios.2009.11.003.

 Other information

Co-Head, Nannoworks Laboratory