• updated 2013-07-18

GRASP2 (GPS precipitable water research Project) , starting from June 2013 to March 2016.
supported by the Global Environmental Research Fund (2RF-1304) of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.
GRASP1 (GPS precipitable water research Project), till March 2013.
supported by the Global Environmental Research Fund (RFa-1101) of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.
sample of GRASP (GPS-PWV) data is HERE
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  • updated 2014-03-12

Submitting: First-1, Co-1

  1. Fujita, M., H. G. Takahashi, N. N. Ishizaki, and F. Kimura, 2014: Long-term variation of winter precipitation linked to sea surface heat fluxes around the Japan/East Sea. Atmos. Sci. Lett., accepted.
  2. X. Ma, H. Kawase, S. Adachi, M. Fujita, H. G. Takahashi, M. Hara, N. Ishizaki, T. Yoshikane, H. Hatsushika, Y. Wakazuki, and F. Kimura, 2013: Simulating river discharge in a snowy region of Japan using output from a regional climate model. Adv. Geosci., 35, 55-60.
  3. Fujita, M., H. G. Takahashi, and M. Hara, 2013: Diurnal cycle of precipitation over the eastern Indian Ocean off Sumatra Island during different phases of Indian Ocean Dipole. Atmos. Sci. Lett., doi: 10.1002/asl2.432.
  4. Rasmy, M., T, Koike, P.A.Jaranilla-Sanchez, C.T.Nyunt, M. Hara, M. Fujita and H. Kawase, 2013: Identifying Gaps and Opportunities Between Statistical and Dynamical Downscaling Approaches Over Shikoku Island, Japan. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineering (JSCE), 69(4), I_133-I_138.
  5. Fujita, M., A. Wada, T. Iwabuchi and C. Rocken, 2012: GPS Precipitable Water Vapor Dataset for Climate Science. Proceedings of the ION GNSS 2012, 3454-3458.
  6. H. G. Takahashi, M. Hara, M. Fujita, and T. Yoshikane, 2012: A discrepancy in precipitable water among reanalyses and the impact of forcing dataset on downscaling in the tropics. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 23759-23791.
  7. Kawase, H., T. Yoshikane, M. Hara, M. Fujita, N. N. Ishizaki, F. Kimura, and H. Hatsushika, 2012: Downscaling of Snow Cover Changes in the Late 20th Century Using a Past Climate Simulation Method over Central Japan. SOLA, 8, 61-64.
  8. Fujita, M., K. Yoneyama, and S. Mori, T. Nasuno, and M. Satoh, 2011: Diurnal convection peaks over the eastern Indian Ocean off Sumatra during different MJO phases. J. Met. Soc. Japan, 89A, 317-330.
  9. Fujita, M., F. Kimura, and M. Yoshizaki, 2010: Morning precipitation peak over the Strait of Malacca under a calm condition. Mon. Wea. Rev, 138, No. 4. 1474–1486.
  10. Yasunaga, K., K. Yoneyama, Q. Moteki, M. Fujita, Y. N. Takayabu, J. Suzuki, T. Ushiyama, and B. Mapes, 2010: Characteristics of 3-4-day and 6-8-day period disturbances observed over the tropical Indian Ocean. Mon. Wea. Rev, 138, No. 4, 4158–4174.
  11. Fujita, M., F. Kimura, K. Yoneyama, and M. Yoshizaki, 2008: Verification of precipitable water vapor estimated from shipborne GPS measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L13803.
  12. Yoneyama, K., M. Fujita, N. Sato, M. Fujiwara, Y. Inai and F. Hasebe, 2008: Correction for Radiation Dry Bias Found in RS92 Radiosonde Data during the MISMO Field Experiment. SOLA, 4, 13–16.
  13. Yoneyama, K., Y. Masumoto, Y. Kuroda, M. Katsumata, K. Mizuno, Y. N. Takayabu, M. Yoshizaki, A. Shareef, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. J. McPhaden, V. S. N. Murty, R. Shirooka, K. Yasunaga, H. Yamada, N. Sato, T. Ushiyama, Q. Moteki, A. Seiki, M. Fujita, K. Ando, H. Hase, I. Ueki, T. Horii, C. Yokoyama, and T. Miyakawa, 2008: MISMO field experiment in the equatorial Indian Ocean. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 1889–1903, doi: 10.1175/2008BAMS2519.1.
  14. Yasunaga, K., M. Fujita, T. Ushiyama, K. Yoneyama, Y. N. Takayabu and M. Yoshizaki, 2008: Diurnal Variations in Precipitable Water Observed by Shipborne GPS over the Tropical Indian Ocean. SOLA, 4, 97-100.

  15. Moteki, Q., R. Shirooka, H. Kubota, T. Ushiyama, K. K. Reddy, K. Yoneyama, M. Katsumata, N. Sato., K. Yasunaga, H. Yamada, B. Geng, M. Fujita, M. Yoshizaki, H. Uyeda and T. Chuda, 2008: Mechanism of the northward propagation of mesoscale convective systems observed on 15 June 2005 during PALAU2005. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D14126, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009793.
  16. Rocken, C., T. Iwabuchi, Z. Lukes, L. Mervart, M. Fujita and M. Kanzaki, 2008: Precise Positioning of Ships and Buoys in the Open Ocean - Results from a 3-Month Indian Ocean Cruise, and a tsunami Buoy off Japan's Coast. Proceedings of the ION GNSS 2008, 2465-2472.
  17. Moteki, Q., R. Shirooka, K. Yoneyama, B. Geng, M. Katsumata, T. Ushiyama, H. Yamada, K. Yasunaga, N. Sato, H. Kubota, K. K. Reddy, H. Tokinaga, A. Seiki, M. Fujita, Y. N. Takayabu, M. Yoshizaki, H. Uyeda and T. Chuda, 2007: The Impact of the Assimilation of Dropsonde Observations during PALAU2005 in ALERA. SOLA, 3, 97-100.
  18. Fujita, M., T. Sasaki and F. Kimura, 2006: A Dramatic Daytime Decrease in Water Vapor over Coastal Thailand. SOLA, 2, 49–52.

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