Meteorology and climate researches including climate change, weather disasters, and their connection with human societies
|2019.06.04||[Research]||The paper by Hiroki Teramura was published in "SOLA (Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere)". The title is "Observed Evidence of Enhanced Probability of Mesoscale Convective System Initiations due to Land Surface Heterogeneity in Semiarid East Asia".|
|2019.05.15||[Research]||Daisuke Hatsuduka presented "Future changes in extreme precipitation associated with tropical cyclones around Japan using d4PDF" at 2019 MSJ Spring Meeting.|
|2019.04.09||[Info.]||Anowarul Mohammad Islam (the first year of the doctor's course), Shixue Li, Yu Gao and Yuki Sato (the first year of the master's course) and Deokyoung Han (research student) joined our laboratory.|
|2019.03.25||[Info.]||Five students from our laboratory (doctorfs course:1, master's course:4) graduated from Graduate School of Environmental Science. Their picture is here.|
|2019.03.25||[Research]||The paper by Daisuke Hatsuzuka was published in "Journal of Hydrometeorology". The title is "Future changes in monthly extreme precipitation in Japan using large-ensemble regional climate simulations".|
|2019.03.07||[Activity]||We hold a farewell party for laboratory members who graduate from the university on March. Wishing you a great future. The picture of the party is here.|
|2019.02.25||[Research]||A research group including Dr. Koji Yamazaki and Dr. Tetsu Nakamura published the collaborative research result in "Geophysical Research Letters" and issued a press release.The title is "Interhemispheric Synchronization Between the AO and the AAO".|
|2019.01.13||[Research]||The paper by Chinh Ta Huu was published in "International Journal of Climatology". The title is "Effect of ENSO phase on the contribution of environmental variables to tropical cyclone genesis in the western North Pacific".|
|2019.01.10||[Research]||The collaborative research result with Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC) and Meteorological Research Institute was published in "Geophysical Research Letters" and press released. The title is "Precipitation changes in a climate with 2 K surface warming from large ensemble simulations by 60 km global and 20 km regional atmospheric models".|
|2019.01.10||[Research]||The paper by Ahsan SM Habib was published in "Atmospheric Science Letters". The title is "Decreasing number of propagating mesoscale convective systems in Bangladesh and surrounding area during 1998-2015".|
Laboratory members presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2018 in Washington D.C.
|2018.11.29||[Research]||Kenta Tamura received "the Best Award" in the Award of Excellent Presentation of Students from the Conference of Snow and Ice Research. Congratulations! More information is found here.|
|2018.11.20||[Research]||A research group including researchers from Hokkaido university published the collaborative research result in "Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B1 (Hydraulic Engineering)" and issued a press release. The press release is here.|
Laboratory members presented at 2018 MSJ Autumn Meeting in Sendai.
|2018.10.01||[Info.]||Jiao Yu, Shixue Li and Yu Gao joined our laboratory as research students.|
|2018.09.25||[Info.]||Ahsan SM HABIB graduated from Graduate School of Environmental Science. The picture is here.|
|2018.09.11||[Info.]|| The 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake-
A strong earthquake struck southern Hokkaido last Thursday morning. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake was observed in Hokkaido Eastern Iburi.
I would like to offer my heartfelt sympathy to the people affected by this disaster.
All laboratory members are safe. Thank you for your concern.
|2018.08.30||[Info.]||Sato will deliver lectures at NHK culture school offering adult education classes. The main theme is "The mechanism of weather hazards and the latest technology of weather forecasts".|
|2018.08.03||[Activity]||We had a party at the beer garden in Hokkaido unibersity; Celebration following the presentation of masters thesis for Ahsan-san and welcome party for Sawayanagi-san. The picture of the party is here.|
|2018.07.27||[Research]||The paper by Enkhbat ERDENEBAT was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science. The title is "Role of soil moisture-atmosphere feedback during high temperature events in 2002 over Northeast Eurasia".|
|2018.07.23||[Info.]||Motoharu Sawayanagi (the first year of the master's course) joined our laboratory.|
|2018.06.08||[Research]||Tetsu Nakamura presented "On the Atmospheric Response Experiment to a Blue Arctic Ocean" at AOGS 15th Annual Meeting.|
|2018.05.24||[Research]||Tetsu Nakamura presented "On the atmospheric response experiment to a Blue Arctic Ocean" at Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018.|
|2018.05.22||[Activity]||We will publicly show you our graduate school from June 2 (Sat.) to 3 (Sun.) during Hokudaisai. Come and join the event!|
Laboratory members presented at 2018 Spring Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan in Tsukuba.
|2018.05.11||[Research]||WU received "Kita no Kazahana" award from Hokkaido branch of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice to praise his thesis,"Statistical analysis of winter season visibility observed at Japan Meteorological Agencyfs stations". Congraturations! The pictute of the awards ceremony is found here.|
|2018.05.07||[Research]||Tomonori Sato presented "Investigating a possible contribution of land surface processes on extreme hot evevt in Northeast Eurasia in recent summer" at 8th International GEWEX Scientific Conference.|
|2018.04.27||[Research]||The paper by Chapagain Kamal was published in "Energies". The title is "Performance Analysis of Short-Term Electricity Demand with Atmospheric Variables". He studied for 6 months in our laboratory under the support of PARE program.|
|2018.04.09||[Info.]||Kenta Tamura, Yumi Matsushita (the first year of the doctor's course) and Kevin Ray E. Lucas (the first year of the master's course) joined our laboratory.|
|2018.04.06||[Info.]||Kariuki was introduced on JICA's web site, for introducing scholarship graduates who keep striving towards a better future after the completion of the program. He studied for his Masters under ABE initiative program. The article is found here.|
|2018.04.02||[Info.]||Faculty of Environmental Earth Science will provide lectures in Hokudai Doshin Academy from April.|
|2018.03.29||[Info.]||WU and Matsushita graduated from Graduate School of Environmental Science. Their picture is here.|
|2018.02.22||[Activity]||We had a celebration following the presentation of masters thesis for M2 students, Wu and Matsushita .The picture of the party is here.|
|2018.02.16||[Info.]||Matsushita won "the Excellence Award" at Photographic Contest 2017 in Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University. The award-winning work can be found here.|
Special issue gRegional Climate Modelinghof Atmosphere(ISSN 2073-4433)
This special issue calls for contributions, keywords are:
|2017.12.12||[Research]||Matsushita presented "Attribution of future change in frequency of tropical cyclone passage around Hokkaido region" at the Hokkaido branch conference of the Meteorological Society of Japan.|
|2017.11.14||[Research]||Wu, a second year master's student, won "Kita no Kazahana" prize awarded by Hokkaido branch of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice. The title is "Statistical analysis of winter season visibility observed at Japan Meteorological Agencyfs stations". More information can be found here.|
|2017.11.02||[Research]||Tetsu Nakamura made an invited presentation titled "Role of stratospheric processes on Arctic-middle latitude interactions" at the symposium "Arctic" in 2017 Autumn Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan.|
Laboratory members presented at 2017 Autumn Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan in Sapporo.
|2017.10.31||[Research]||Enkhbat Erdenebat presented "Soil moisture-atmosphere feedback enhances temperature during 2002 heat wave event in Northeast Eurasia" at Asian Conference on Meteorology 2017 in Busan.|
|2017.10.12||[Info.]||The 48th mesoscale meteorological seminar and weather disaster committee meeting will be held on Sunday, October 29th. The theme is gTropical cyclones landed Tohoku and Hokkaido regions in 2016 and their implications on climate studiesg. More information is here.|
|2017.09.29||[Info.]||Kevin Ray E. Lucas joined as a research student.|
|2017.09.25||[Info.]||Radyan Putra Pradana graduated from Graduate School of Environmental Science. The picture of the farewell party is here.|
|2017.09.24||[Research]||A research paper, "Interannual and spatial variability of solar radiation energy potential in Kenya using Meteosat satellite" by Kariuki was accepted in Renewable Energy. Congratulations! This study was conducted under the support of ABE initiative program funded by JICA.|
Laboratory members presented at AOGS 14th Annual Meeting in Singapore.
|2017.07.24||[Info.]||Nobuhiro Ochiai, Hiroki Teramura and Yoshihito Higuchi, the first year master's students of division of Earth System Science, joined our laboratory.|
|2017.07.24||[Research]||Daisuke Hatsuzuka presented "Future change in extreme monthly precipitation around Japan revealed by ensemble climate projection data" at the Hokkaido branch conference of the Meteorological Society of Japan.|
|2017.07.07||[Research]||The collaborative research result with Dr. Fujita (JAMSTEC) was published in "Scientific Reports" and press released. The title is "Water Vapor Content Increases Markedly with Increase in Air Temperature - Indication of the possibility of more intense precipitation -".|
|2017.07.03||[Research]||Kamal won gthe Best Paper Awardh at the 14th International Conference on Electrical Engineering/Electronics Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology. The title is "Performance analysis of short term electricity demand with meteorological parameters". He studied for 6 months in our laboratory under the support of PARE program. The photo of award ceremony can be found here.|
Faculty of Environmental Earth Science,
Section of Integrated Environmental Science, Conservation on Natural Environments
|Teaching:||Division of Environmental Science Development, Course in Human and Ecological Systems, and Division of Earth System Science , Course in Atmosphere-Ocean and Climate Dynamics|
Bldg. B Room B304, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University North 10, West 5, Sapporo, 060-0810, JAPAN