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Meteorological Disasters and Their Background

Update: 06. 29, 2017

(Aug. 1-2, 2017)

Research Meeting in International Coastal Research Center

Date: August, 1st, 2017 (Tue.)10:00~17:20
          August, 2nd, 2017 (Wed.) 9:00~11:35
Venue:Otsuchi central public hall
        32-126 Koduchi, Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture 028-1102, JAPAN
        Tel: +81-193-42-3030
Organizer: Kazuaki Nishii (Mie University, nishii[at]
           Kiyoshi Tanaka (AORI, University of Tokyo, ktanaka[at]

August, 1st
10:00 – 10:05 Introduction

Session 1 (chair: Takumi Tsukijihara)

10:05 – 10:27 Satoru Okajima (RCAST, University of Tokyo)
      Atmospheric response to variability of oceanic front over western North Pacific
10:27 – 10:49 Souta Yamaguchi (Niigata University)
      Interrelationships between teleconnections in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
10:49 – 11:11 Yuki Ishida (Niigata University)
      Relationship between variability of the tropopause and the westerly jet in the Northern Hemisphere winter
11:11 – 11:36 *Eigo Tochimoto (AORI, University of Tokyo)
      Structure and environment of extratropical cyclones that cause severe winds
11:36 – 11:58 Satoru Kasuga (Niigata University)
      The multi-scale structure between the cutoff low and the tornados

11:58 – 13:00 Lunch

Session 2 (chair: Satoru Kasuga)

13:00 – 13:22 Kazuhira Hoshi (Niigata University)
      Modulation of stratospheric sudden warming properties associated with Arctic sea-ice reduction
13:22 – 13:44 Yuta Ando (Mie University)
      Climatological short break of Polar Night Jet in early winter and its relation to cooling over Siberia
13:44 – 14:06 Meiji Honda (Niigata University)
      Characteristics of atmospheric circulations causing heavy snowfall events in the San-in and Hokuriku districts during 2017 winter

14:06 – 14:18 Break

Session 3 (chair: Yuta Ando)

14:18 – 14:40 Takumi Tsukijihara (Kyushu University)
      Increased frequency of snowstorms in Hokkaido region and explosive cyclone activity
14:40 – 15:02 Akira Yoshida (Kyoto University)
      long-term variation of extratropical cyclone activity over the North Pacific
15:02 – 15:27 *Hidetaka Hirata (Nagoya University)
      A heavy rainfall event over Miyake Island in early January 2017 induced by an explosive cyclone and the Kuroshio

15:27 – 15:39 Break

Session 4 (chair: Kazuhira Hoshi)

15:39 – 16:01 Yuma Kawakami (Sendai Regional Headquarters, JMA)
     Influence of SST in the Kuroshio-Oyashio Confluence Region (KOCR) on precipitation in Tohoku
16:01 – 16:23 Moeka Naoi (Tsukuba University)
     Climatological factors controlling summertime atmospheric rivers in the Western North Pacific
16:23 – 16:45 Yoshihiro Tachibana (Mie University)
      Proposal of innovative radiosonde observation over the ocean and its trial over Kuroshio SST front
16:45 – 17:07 Kazuaki Nishii (Mie University)
      On the role of oceanic fronts in the formation of climatological mean atmospheric circulation
17:07 – 17:20 Yusuke Ueda (Rissho University), Naoki Sugihara (Mie University), Momoko Nagata (Mie University)
      Self-introduction and future plan

2nd, August

Session 5 (chair: Satoru Okajima)

09:00 -09:25 *Takenari Kinoshita (JAMSTEC)
      On the wave activities when a typhoon generated around PALA
09:25 - 09:47 Junpei Kanai (Mie University)
      A weakening process of a typhoon ~impact of tropopause fluctuation~
09:47 – 10:09 Taishi Saka (Mie University)
      Eastward propagating chain between atmosphere and ocean in mid and high latitudes over the three quarters northern hemisphere
10:09 – 10:31 Youhei Seki (Mie University)
      Climatological view of sudden temperature change

10:31 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:35 **Hiroshi Niino (AORI, University of Tokyo)
      Vortices, Convection, Shear flows and their Interactions

*Invited talk: 25 minutes, ** Special talk: 50 minutes, others: 22 minutes.

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