Biography of Dr. Akira Noda
Expertise: climate modeling
Previous Post: Director of Climate Research Department,
Meteorological Research Institute,
Japan Meteorological Agency
Member Japan Meteorological Society, 1977-
Member American Geophysical Union, 2003-
Visiting Professor, Kyoto University 2004-

Main Publication:
1. Noda, A., 1978: Doppler frequency shift of a wave propagating in a time-varying, inhomogeneous, anisotropic medium. Radio Science, 13, 933-936.
2. Noda, A., 1983: Climates at minima of the entropy exchange rate. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 61, 894-908.
3. Tokioka, T. and A. Noda, 1986: Effects of large-scale orography on January atmospheric circulation: a numerical experiment. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 64, 819-840.
4. Noda, A., 1988: The generalized Lagrangian mean (GLM) description in the general coordinate system. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 66, 1-16.
5. Noda, A. and T. Tokioka, 1989: The effect of doubling the CO2 concentration on convective and non-convective precipitation in a general circulation model coupled with a simple mixed layer ocean model. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 67, 1057-1069.
6. Takata, K. and A. Noda, 1997: The effect of cumulus convection on CO2-induced climate change. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 75, 677-686.
7. Oouchi, K., J. Yoshimura, H. Yoshimura, R. Mizuta, S. Kusunoki and A. Noda, 2006: Tropical cyclone climatology in a global-warming climate as simulated in a 20km-mesh global atmospheric model: Frequency and wind intensity analyses. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 84, 259-276.
8. Yamaguchi, K., and A. Noda, 2006: Global Warming Patterns over the North Pacific: ENSO versus AO. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 84, 221-241.
9. Yukimoto, S., A. Noda, T. Uchiyama, S. Kuzunoki, and A. Kitoh, 2006: Climate Change of the twentieth through the twenty-first centuries simulated by the MRI-CGCM2.3. Pap. Meteorol. Geophys., 56, 9-24.

Main Books:
1. Akira Noda,2006: Research Activities in Global Warming Projection at the Meteorological Research Institute, "To what extent has global warming been understood?", Ed. Isao Koike, Maruzen, Tokyo, 106-114.