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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!

2018.05.18 [Research] Laboratory members presented at 2018 Spring Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan in Tsukuba.
  • Tomonori Sato "A contribution of land surface processes on the predictability of summer temperature anomalies over northern Eurasia".
  • Daisuke Hatsuzuka "Validation and uncertainty in future projection of monthly extreme precipitation in d4PDF".
  • Yumi Matsushita "Attribution of future change in tropical cyclone passage frequency with respect to future SST change in d4PDF's +4K experiment".

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 Agencyfs 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.

2017.12.12 [Info.] Special issue gRegional Climate Modelinghof Atmosphere(ISSN 2073-4433)
This special issue calls for contributions, keywords are:
  • dynamical downscaling
  • regional climate change
  • atmosphere-land interaction
  • atmosphere-ocean interaction
  • mesoscale meteorological modeling
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2018 More information is here.

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 Agencyfs 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.

2017.10.31 [Research] Laboratory members presented at 2017 Autumn Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan in Sapporo.
  • Enkhbat Erdenebat "Intense soil moisture-atmosphere feedback during high temperature event in 2002 in Northeast Eurasia".
  • Daisuke Hatsuzuka "Future change in extreme monthly precipitation around Japan revealed by ensemble climate projection data".
  • Yumi Matsushita "Attribution of future change in passage frequency of tropical cyclone around Japan using ensemble climate projection data".

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 studiesg. 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.

2017.08.09 [Research] Laboratory members presented at AOGS 14th Annual Meeting in Singapore.
  • Enkhbat Erdenebat "Abnormal Temperature Events in Northeastern Eurasia in the Summer of 2002 Under Different Wave Propagation Patterns".
  • Chinh Huu Ta "Tropical cyclone activities over the Western North Pacific during El Nino and La Nina events simulated by an axis-symmetric model".

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 Awardh 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.


Affiliation: Hokkaido University 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
Mail To: Tomonori Sato
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