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Glocal atmosphere-ocean interaction

Update: 04. 04, 2016

(Sep. 9-10, 2015)

Research Meeting in International Coastal Research Center

Date: September.09.2015 (Wed) 13:00~17:30
      September.10.2015 (Thu) 9:00~16:00
Venue: Otsuchi central public hall
             32-126 Koduchi, Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture 028-1121, JAPAN
             Tel: +81-193-42-3030
Organizer: Akira Kuwano-Yoshida (Application laboratory, JAMSTEC, akiray[at]
         Kiyoshi Tanaka (AORI, Tokyo University, ktanaka[at]

Sep. 09

13:00-13:05 Opening

Session 1 (Chair: Hatsumi Nishikawa)

13:05-13:30 Youichi Tanimoto (Hokkaido University)*
Continuous Daily Observation of the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer over the Kuroshio by a Helicopter Shuttle Service

13:30-13:50 Satoru Kasuga (Niigata University)
A potential vorticity analysis of a cold vortex passed over Japan April 10, 2010

13:50-14:15 Atsuhiko Isobe (RIAM, Kyushu University)*
Atmosphere-ocean coupling processes in marginal and coastal seas

14:15-14:35 Momoko Horiguchi (Mie University)
Why did Typhoon Ma-on (2011) return southward?

14:35-14:55 Hiroshi Niino (AORI, University of Tokyo)
Horizontal convection due to differential heating of the earth's surface

14:55-15:10 Break

Session 2 (Chair: Hidetaka Hirata)

15:10-15:35 Masaki Katsumata (JAMSTEC)*
Recent activities of R/V Mirai observational study on air-sea interaction

15:35-15:55 Ippei Hoshi (Niigata University)
Influences of recent Arctic sea-ice decrease on stratosphere-troposphere coupling

15:55-16:15 Meiji Honda (Niigata University)
Characteristics of atmospheric circulation causing extreme heavy snowfall events in Kanto-Koshin district

16:15-16:35 Taishi Saka (Mie University)
East Asia cold surges modulated by SST over the North Atlantic Ocean

16:35-16:55 Kenta Kawasaki (Mie University)
Without the Okhotsk Sea, the Baiu would weaken

16:55-17:20 Jun Inoue (National Institute of Polar Research)*
Field observations for Polar Prediction Project (PPP)

10. Sep.

09:00-09:05 Opening

Session 3 (Chair: Yuta Ando)

09:05-09:25 Hikaru Hatakeyama (Niigata University)
Characteristics of Convergent Snowband Observed over the Japan Sea Coast in Winter -Analyses for 9-10 January 2013-

09:25-09:50 Daisaku Uesawa (Meteorological Satellite Center, Japan Meteorological Agency)*

Himawari-8/9: The Japanese Next Generation Geostationary Meteorological Satellites

09:50-10:10 Akira Yamauchi (Graduate School of Fisheries Science and Environmental Studies, Nagasaki University)
Impact of warm ocean currents on the vertical cloud structure from space

10:10-10:35 Taro Shinoda (HyARC, Nagoya University)*
A detected problem on number concentration of cloud ice simulated by a cloud-resolving model

10:35-10:50 Break

Session 4 (Chair: Kazuaki Nishii)

10:50-11:10 Hatsumi Nishikawa (Mie University)
Wind driven by a sea surface temperature front and sea fog observed by 3-ship simultaneous atmospheric sounding in the Kuroshio Extension

11:10-11:30 Hidetaka Hirata (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University)
Influence of sea surface temperature variations over the Kuroshio Extension on the structure and intensity of explosively developing extratropical cyclones

11:30-11:50 Satoru Okajima (RCAST, the University of Toyko)
Large-scale atmospheric response to SST anomalies and meridional shift of oceanic frontal zone in midlatitude North Pacific

11:50-12:10 Nobumasa Komori (JAMSTEC)
Possible effects of the Gulf Stream variability on the hemispheric-scale coupled atmosphere-ocean-sea ice system

12:10-13:10 Lunch time

Session 5 (Chair: Satoru Okajima)

13:10-13:30 Yuta Ando (Mie University)
Winter Weather in Japan Controlled by Large-Scale Atmospheric and Small-Scale Oceanic Phenomena

13:30-13:50 Kiyoshi Tanaka (The University of Tokyo)
Physical Oceanographic Studies in the Sanriku Coastal Seas

13:50-14:15 Tomoki Tozuka (The University of Tokyo)*
Indian Ocean Dipole and Its Diversity

14:15-14:30 Break

14:30-14:50 Ayumu Miyamoto (The University of Tokyo)
Seasonality of low-level clouds over the South Indian Ocean and its mechanisms

14:50-15:10 Takashi Mochizuki (JAMSTEC)
Inter-basin climate variation studies by employing partial data assimilation approach

15:10-15:30 Akira Kuwano-Yoshida (JAMSTEC)
Long-term variation of explosive cyclone activity in the North Pacific

15:30-16:00 Discussion

(*: Invited speaker 25 min, other 20 min)

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