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YMC-Sumatra 2017

Objectives
To study the interaction between diurnal cycle of rain and the MJO near the coast line.
 
  

Period
November 2017 - January 2018
 
  Land-based (November 16, 2017 - January 15, 2018)
 
  Ship on-station (December 3, 2017 - January 1, 2018)
Participants
Japan - JAMSTEC, Univ of Tokyo, Univ of Toyama, Kyoto Univ, Yamaguchi Univ, NME Ltd., MWJ Ltd.
 
Indonesia - BMKG, BPPT, Univ of Bengkulu, etc.

 
US - Univ of Hawaii/IPRC

Area
R/V MIRAI Cruise Track
Observations
 
   Bengkulu
C/X-band Doppler radars, Radiosonde, GNSS-derived water vapor, Surface meteorology, Sky camera, CFH/Ozone sonde, Videosonde.
   R/V Mirai
C-band polarimetric Doppler radar, Radiosonde, Lidar, Ceilometer, Disdrometer, GNSS-derived water vapor, Surface meteorology, MAX-DOAS, Rain sampler for isotope measurement, CTD with water sampling, ADCP, Microstructure profiler, Ocean surface monitoring, Wave-glider, etc.
   Moorings
m-TRITON buoy, Sub-surface ADCP mooring
Documents
One page description
Remarks
During the campaign, numerical forecast using NICAM will be conducted. Currently, 14-day/30-day forecasts with 7/14-km resolution in space are planned and will be updated daily/weekly. See more at NICAM page.