Research Institute for Global Change

Members

Research Institute for Global Change

Research Director [Principal Research Scientist] Masao Fukasawa
[Principal Scientist] Takatoshi Takizawa

Ocean Climate Change Research Program

Program Director [Principal Research Scientist] Takeshi Kawano
[Principal Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masao Fukasawa
[Research Student] Yuya Tohana

Strategic Ocean Monitoring Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] Toshio Suga
Deputy Team Leader [Senior Research Scientist] Shigeki Hosoda
[Senior Scientist] Taiyo Kobayashi
[Scientist] Ryuichiro Inoue
[Scientist] Fumiaki Kobashi
[Engineer] Kanako Sato
[Technical Support Staff] Naoko Ogita
[Technical Support Staff] Mizue Hirano

Ocean Circulation Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] Akihiko Murata
[Senior Scientist] Shinya Kouketsu
[Senior Scientist] Katsuro Katsumata
[Senior Research Scientist] Yuichiro Kumamoto
[Senior Research Scientist] Hiroshi Uchida
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Kenichi Sasaki
[Engineer] Yoshihiro Shinoda

Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Yoshimi Kawai
[Principal Scientist] Hiroshi Ichikawa
[Senior Scientist] Akira Nagano
[Scientist] Masanori Konda
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Vincent Luc Pierre Henri Faure
[Technical Support Staff] Kyoko Taniguchi

Ocean Data Assimilation Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Shuhei Masuda
[Senior Research Scientist] Nozomi Sugiura
[Research Scientist] Satoshi Osafune
[Engineer] Toshimasa Doi
[Engineer] (Additional Post) Hiromichi Igarashi

Tropical Climate Variability Research Program

Program Director [Principal Research Scientist] Kentaro Ando

Indo-Pacific Ocean Climate Variations Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Kentaro Ando
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Takuya Hasegawa
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Ayako Seiki
[Scientist] Takanori Horii
[Scientist] Motoki Nagura
[Research Scientist] Iwao Ueki

Monsoon Hydrological Cycle Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Jun Matsumoto
[Senior Scientist] Peiming Wu
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Takao Yoshikane
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Xu Jianqing
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Kouichi Masuda
[Senior Scientist] Shinya Ogino
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Hisayuki Kubota
[Scientist] Kei Yoshimura
[Senior Research Scientist] Nobuhiko Endo
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Miki Hattori
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Tomoshige Inoue

Maritime Continent Climate Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] Shuichi Mori
[Principal Scientist] Manabu Yamanaka
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Takao Yoshikane
[Scientist] Kinpei Ichiyanagi
[Senior Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masaki Katsumata
[Research Scientist] Miki Hattori

MJO Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] Kunio Yoneyama
[Senior Scientist] Yukari Takayabu
[Senior Scientist] Kazuaki Yasunaga
[Scientist] Kosaku Moteki
[Scientist] Satoru Yokoi
[Senior Research Scientist] Masaki Katsumata
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Tomoki Miyakawa
[Research Student] Hiroaki Yoshioka
[Research Student] Ayumi Masuda

Intra-Seasonal Variations and Related Phenomena Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Research Scientist] Ryuichi Shirooka
[Senior Scientist] Hiroyuki Yamada
[Scientist] Hisayuki Kubota
[Scientist] Ayako Seiki
[Scientist] Hugo Bellenger
[Scientist] Naoki Sato
[Senior Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masaki Katsumata
[Senior Research Scientist] Biao Geng
[Research Scientist] Jyunko Suzuki
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Chiharu Takahashi
[Study support part timer] Rie Kumazawa

Northern Hemisphere Cryosphere Program

Program Director [Principal Scientist] Tetsuo Ohata

Arctic Ocean Climate System Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Research Scientist] Takashi Kikuchi
[Scientist] Yusuke Kawaguchi
[Senior Research Scientist] Shigeto Nishino
[Research Scientist] Motoyo Ito

Terrestrial Environment Change Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Research Scientist] Hironori Yabuki
[Senior Scientist] Konosuke Sugiura
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Kazuyoshi Suzuki
[Senior Scientist] Yoshihiro Iijima
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Katsunori Tanaka
[Senior Scientist] Ho Taek Park
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Kazuyuki Saito
[Scientist] Keiko Konya
[Scientist] Mamoru Ishikawa
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masayuki Hara
[Technical Support Staff] Hideyuki Kitabata
[Technical Support Staff] Tsutomu Kadota

Climate Dynamics Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Jun Inoue
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Yoshihiro Iijima
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Yoshimi Kawai
[Scientist] Masatake Hori
[Scientist] Kazuhiro Oshima
[Scientist] Yoshihiro Tachibana
[Research Student] Taku Mitsui
[Research Student] Kazutoshi Satou
[Research Student] You Tobase

Environmental Biogeochemical Cycle Research Program

Program Director [Principal Scientist] Toshiro Saino
[Principal Scientist] Michio Kishi
[Principal Scientist] Takakiyo Nakazawa
[Principal Scientist] Ryuji Tada
[Study Support Part timer] Masumi Takeuchi

Marine Biogeochemical Cycle Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] Makio Honda
[Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Toshiro Saino
[Senior Scientist] Tetsuichi Fujiki
[Scientist] Eko Siswanto
[Scientist] Yoshihisa Mino
[Research Scientist] Kazuhiko Matsumoto
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Hajime Kawakami
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masahide Wakita
[Technical Support Staff] Kosei Sasaoka
[Study Support Part timer] Miki Hasegawa

Atmospheric Geochemical Cycle Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Masayuki Takigawa
[Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Takakiyo Nakazawa
[Principal Scientist] Shamil Maksyutov
[Principal Scientist] Itushi Uno
[Senior Scientist] Prabir K. Patra
[Senior Scientist] Kazuyuki Miyazaki
[Senior Scientist] Kengo Sudo
[Scientist] Kentaro Ishijima
[Scientist] Hitoshi Matsui
[Scientist] Hisashi Yashiro
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Kohei Ikeda
[Scientist] Arindam Ghosh
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Tazu Saeki

Marine Ecosystem Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Sanae Chiba
[Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Michio Kishi
[Principal Scientist] Yasuhiro Yamanaka
[Senior Scientist] Sherwood Lan. Smith
[Senior Scientist] Yoshikazu Sasai
[Senior Scientist] Akio Ishida
[Scientist] Chisato Yoshikawa
[Engineer] Maki Noguchi
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Eiji Watanabe
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Carmen Garcia-Comas Rubio
[Study support part timer] Keiko Yamamoto
[Study support part timer] Wataru Kakeya

Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Rikie Suzuki
[Senior Scientist] Akihiko Ito
[Senior Scientist] Hideki Kobayashi
[Scientist] Reiichiro Ishii
[Scientist] Ram Avtar
[Research Scientist] Shin Nagai
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Hadi Fadaei
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Yusuke Tanigaki
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Wei Yang
[Study support part timer] Yukiko Katayama
[Study support part timer] Ashwani Kumar
[Study support part timer] Yunus Ali Pulpadan

Atmospheric Composition Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Yugo Kanaya
[Senior Scientist] Yuichi Komazaki
[Senior Scientist] Fumikazu Taketani
[Scientist] Takuma Miyakawa
[Scientist] Hisahiro Takashima
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Xiaole Pan

Paleooceanography Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] Naomi Harada
[Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Ryuji Tada
[Senior Scientist] Yusuke Okazaki
[Scientist] Jonaotaro Onodera
[Scientist] Kana Nagashima
[Senior Research Scientist] Katsunori Kimoto
[Technical Support Staff] Yuriko Nakamura
[Technical Support Staff] Miyako Sato
[Study support part timer] Naoko Matsuura
[Study support part timer] Asako Ino
[Study support part timer] Yumie Yoshitomi
[Study Support Part timer] Manami Kurata
[Study Support Part timer] Akiko Miyakubo
[Study Support Part timer] Atsushi Kurasawa
[Research Student] Shinya Iwasaki
[Research Student] Haruka Takagi
[Scientist] Takeshi Terui
[Research Student] Koudai Yamashita

Global Change Projection Research Program

Program Director [Principal Research Scientist] Akira Noda
[Principal Scientist] Taro Matsuno

Integrated Earth System Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Michio Kawamiya
[Principal Scientist] Toshihiko Hara
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Shingo Watanabe
[Senior Scientist] Ainori Ito
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Kaoru Tachiiri
[Scientist] Tomohiro Hajima
[Scientist] Michio Watanabe
[Scientist] Takeshi Ise
[Research Scientist] Hideki Okajima
[Engineer] (Additional Post) Koji Ogochi

Other

Other Kouhei Ishihara
Other Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
Other Takashi Soga

Climate Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] Tatsushi Tokioka
[Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Masato Sugi
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Mikio Nakanishi
[Scientist] Minoru Chikira
[Senior Research Scientist] Takashi Mochizuki
[Engineer] Teruyuki Nishimura
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Hiroshi Koyama

Global Change Analysis Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Akira Noda
[Senior Scientist] Yoshio Kawatani
[Senior Scientist] James Annan
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Kim Hyung-Jin

Global Hydro-climate Process Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] Taikan Oki
[Principal Scientist] Tetsuzo Yasunari
[Senior Scientist] Kazuyoshi Suzuki
[Senior Scientist] Yoshiki Fukutomi
[Senior Scientist] Xu Jianqing
[Senior Scientist] Kouichi Masuda
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Katsunori Tanaka
[Senior Scientist] Tomohiko Tomita
[Scientist] Kazuyuki Saito
[Scientist] Masayo Ogi
[Scientist] Hyung Jin Kim
[Scientist] Hiroshi Takahashi
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masayuki Hara
[Scientist] Kumiko Takata
[Scientist] Shin Miyazaki
[Scientist] Junko Mori

Paleo-climate Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Ayako Abe
[Senior Scientist] Julia Hargreaves
[Scientist] Fuyuki Saito
[Research Scientist] Rumi Ogaito
[Research Scientist] Kunio Takahashi
[Research Scientist] Tetsuo Sueyoshi
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Dian Noor Handiani
[Scientist] Junichi Okuno

Climate Variation Predictictability and Applicability Research Program

Program Director [Principal Scientist] Yukio Masumoto
[Senior Engineer] Hidehiro Fujio
[Scientist] Yushi Morioka

Low-latitude Climate Prediction Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] Swadhin K. Behera
[Senior Scientist] Jayanthi Venkata Ratnam
[Senior Scientist] Ingo Richter
[Scientist] Takeshi Doi

Mid- and High-latitude Climate Predictability Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Masami Nonaka
[Principal Scientist] Hisashi Nakamura
[Senior Scientist] Kotaro Takaya
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Mototaka Nakamura
[Senior Scientist] Yoichi Tanimoto
[Scientist] Toru Miyama

Ocean Downscaled Prediction Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Yasumasa Miyazawa
[Senior Scientist] Sergey M. Varlamov
[Senior Scientist] Guo Xinyu
[Senior Scientist] Takuji Waseda
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Toru Miyama
[Scientist] Hitoshi Tamura
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Sourav Sil
[Research Student] Toshiharu Sasaki

Climate Variation Informatics Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Hirofumi Sakuma
[Senior Scientist] Hidenori Aiki
[Senior Scientist] Mototaka Nakamura

Advanced Atmosphere-Ocean-Land Modeling Program

Program Director [Principal Scientist] Fujio Kimura

Global Cloud-Resolving Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Masaki Sato
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Tomoe Nasuno
[Senior Scientist] Hirofumi Tomita
[Scientist] Akira Noda
[Scientist] Kazuyoshi Ouchi
[Scientist] Chihiro Kodama
[Scientist] Masuo Nakano
[Scientist] Hiroaki Miura
[Senior Research Scientist] Takashi Arakawa
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masayuki Hara
[Engineer] Koji Ogochi
[Engineer] Takahiro Inoue
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Tatsuya Seiki
[Postdoctoral Researcher] YING-WEN CHEN
[Technical Support Staff] Yohei Yamada

Advanced Ocean Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Yukio Tanaka
[Senior Scientist] Takashi Mochizuki
[Scientist] Tatsuo Suzuki
[Scientist] Yoshiki Komuro
[Scientist] Hiroaki Tatebe
[Scientist] Masao Kurogi
[Scientist] Masato Nozu

Cloud, Precipitation and Radiation Process Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Kozo Nakamura
[Principal Scientist] Yasushi Fujiyoshi
[Senior Scientist] Kazuhisa Tsuboki
[Scientist] Yoshifumi Ota
[Scientist] Naomi Kuba

Land Surface Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Ma Xieyao
[Senior Scientist] Takao Yoshikane
[Senior Scientist] Katsunori Tanaka
[Scientist] Mikiko Fujita
[Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Masayuki Hara
[Technical Support Staff] Tadao Inoue

Regional Climate Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] (Additional Post) Fujio Kimura
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Takao Yoshikane
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Keiko Konya
[Scientist] Hiroaki Kawase
[Scientist] Noriko Ishizaki
[Scientist] Yasutaka Wakazuki
[Research Scientist] Masayuki Hara
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Sachiho Adachi
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Fumichika Uno
[Technical Support Staff] Chieko Suzuki

Tropical Atmosphere-Ocean Observation and Modeling Research Team

Team Leader [Senior Scientist] Tomoe Nasuno
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Masaki Sato
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Hiroyuki Yamada
[Senior Scientist] (Additional Post) Kazuaki Yasunaga
[Scientist] (Additional Post) Ryo Onishi
[Principal Research Scientist] Masanori Yoshizaki
[Principal Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Kunio Yoneyama
[Principal Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Shuichi Mori
[Senior Research Scientist] (Additional Post) Ryuichi Shirooka
[Engineer] (Additional Post) Mikiko Ikeda

Extreme Wheather Events Projection Research Team

Team Leader [Principal Scientist] Masato Sugi
[Principal Scientist] Kazumasa Aonashi
[Principal Scientist] Yoshinori Yamada
[Principal Scientist] Kazuo Saito
[Senior Scientist] Hiromu Seko
[Scientist] Toru Kuroda
[Scientist] Duc Le
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Kosuke Ito
[Postdoctoral Researcher] Tsutao Oizumi