IORGC/FRCGC Joint Annual Symposium FY2008


Date:  Monday, 16th March 2009
Venue:  Miyoshi Memorial Auditorium, Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences, JAMSTEC
9:30 - 9:40 Opening Remarks (Director-General, IORGC)
9:40 - 10:15 Climate Variations Observational Research Program / Japan EOS Promotion Program
Keisuke Mizuno "Overview"
Takanori Horii
"Mixed Layer Temperature Balance in the Eastern Indian Ocean during the 2006 Indian Ocean Dipole"
Toshio Suga
"Physical-biogeochemical study using Argo floats: Sea-to-air oxygen flux associated with the destruction of shallow oxygen maximum"
10:15 - 10:40 Climate Variations Research Program
Yukio Masumoto "Overview"
Swadhin Behera
"Past, Present and Future of the IOD Research"
Hitoshi Tamura
"Freakish sea state and swell-wind sea coupling: Numerical study of the Suwa-Maru incident"
10:40 - 11:15 Hydrological Cycle Observational Program / Japan EOS Promotion Program
Tetsuo Ohata
"Progress report of Hydrological Cycle Observational Research Program in 2008/09"
"Cold Region Hydrological Cycle Group"

Jun Matsumoto
"Large-scale Hydrological Cycle Group"
Manabu D. Yamanaka
"Completion of the HARIMAU radar-profiler network"
11:15 - 11:40 Hydrological Cycle Research Program
Jianqing Xu
"The Implication of Heat and Water Balance Changes in a Lake Basin on the Tibetan Plateau"
Xieyao Ma
"Examination of impact of climate change on runoff processes of the Agano River, Japan"
Yasutaka Wakazuki
"Downscaling experiments for the inferring of extreme precipitation in future climate"
Kozo Nakamura
"Numerical simulation of boundary layer clouds"
11:40 - 12:05 Global Warming Observational Research Program
Toshiro Saino "Overview"
Shigeto Nishino
"Recent sea-ice reduction and its impact to biogeochemical cycles in the Arctic Ocean"
Kazuhiko Matsumoto
"Study of carbon cycle in the northwestern North Pacific"
Yusuke Okazaki
"Hydrographic changes in the Bering Sea responding to the rapid climate transition in the North Atlantic during the last deglaciation"
12:05 - 12:40 Global Warming Research Program / KAKUSHIN
Tatsushi Tokioka "Overview"
Minoru Chikira
"Improvement of cumulus parameterization"
Yoshio Kawatani
"Global distribution of atmospheric waves in the equatorial upper troposphere and lower stratosphere:AGCM simulation of sources and propagation"
Shigenori Murakami
"Atmosphere and Ocean Energy Transport and General Circulation in Glacial Climate"
< Lunch Break 12:40 - 13:30 >
13:30 - 14:05 Ocean General Circulation Observational Research Program / Research Development Promotion Award
Masao Fukasawa "Overview"
Takeshi Kawano
"Results on long-term variability in the Pacific obtained from repeat hydrography and assimilated dataset by 4D-VAR"
Akihiko Murata
"Decadal increases of anthropogenic CO2 in the ocean interior"
Hiroshi Ichikawa
"Kuroshio Transport south of Japan and Surface Heat Flux in the Kuroshio Extension Region"
14:05 - 14:30 International Arctic Research Center (IARC)
John Walsh
"JAMSTEC-supported research at the International Arctic Research Center"
14:30 - 14:55 International Pacific Research Center (IPRC)
Kevin Hamilton
"Research Highlights from the International Pacific Research Center (IPRC)"
14:55 - 15:30 Atmospheric Composition Research Program/Japan EOS Promotion Program
Hajime Akimoto
"Outline and Selected Achievements for FY 2008"
Yugo Kanaya
"Network observations of tropospheric NO2 and aerosols in east Asia and Russia by a ground-based remote sensing technique"

"How accurately can we measure concentrations of atmospheric black carbon?
-Instrument comparisons in Central East China and their implications for climate"

Jie Li
"Near-ground summertime ozone source attributions and outflow in central eastern China"
Kazuyuki Miyazaki
"Global -scale transport of carbon dioxide in the troposphere"
< Break 15:30 - 15:50 >
15:50 - 16:15 Ocean, Land and Atmosphere Interactions Integrated Research Project
Masanori Yoshizaki
"Activity Report of Ocean, Land and Atmosphere Interactions Integrated Research Project in FY2008"
Masaki Katsumata
"Observed processes toward the active phase of the intraseasonal variation over the Indian Ocean during MISMO"
Kazuaki Yasunaga
"Diurnal variations in precipitable water observed by shipborne GPS over the tropical Indian Ocean"
16:15 - 16:50 Ecosystem Change Research Program / KAKUSHIN
Eitaro Wada
"Overview in FY2008"
Sanae Chiba
"Mechanisms and Future Scenario of Marine Ecosystem Changes: Selected Results of Marine Ecosystem Model Research Group for FY2004 - 2008"
Rikie Suzuki
"Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Terrestrial Ecosystems: Selected Results of the Ecosystem Spatial Observation and Modeling Group and Terrestrial Ecosystem Modeling Group in FY2008"
16:50 - 17:25 Global Environment Modeling Research Program / KAKUSHIN
Akira Noda "Overview"
Masaki Satoh
"NICAM: Global cloud-resolving model development and simulations"
"Next-generation ocean model development"
Akinori Ito
"Model study of atmospheric chemistry/aerosol and terrestrial/marine ecosystem"
Shuhei Masuda
"Ocean Reanalysis Experiment by Using a 4D-VAR Data Assimilation System"
17:25 - 17:35 Closing Remarks (Director-General, FRCGC)
< Break 17:35 - 17:40 >
17:40 - 18:00 Ceremony for Achievement Award
18:00 - 20:00 Reception at Guest House, YES