[ Cross-Organization Special Collection of Publications on YMC ]


Please see [below] about this collection, participating societies/journals, and links to submission pages.

List of papers


[In press] [2020 (TAO Special Issue)] [2020] [2019] [2018] [2017]


- Accepted / In press -

  1. Ahn, M.-S., D. Kim, D. Kang, J. Lee, K. R. Sperber, P. J. Gleckler, X. Jiang, Y.-G. Ham, and H. Kim, 2020: MJO propagation across the Maritime Continent: Are CMIP6 models better than CMIP5 models? Geophys. Res. Lett., accepted. [abstract] [PDF]

  2. Geng, B., and M. Katsumata, 2020: An algorithm for detecting and removing the spurious differential phase observed by C-band polarimetric radar in the rain. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 98, in press. [abstract]

  3. Hagos, S., C. Zhang, L. R. Leung, O. Garuba, C. D. Burleyson, and K. Balaguru, 2020: Impacts of insolation and soil moisture on the seasonality of interactions betweeen the Madden-Julian oscillation and Maritime Continent. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., accepted. [abstract]

  4. Katsumata, M., K. Taniguchi, and T. Nishizawa, 2020: An attempt to retrieve continuous water vapor profiles in marine lower troposphere using shipboard Raman / Mie lidar system. SOLA, 16A, in press. [abstract]

  5. Matsugishi, S., H. Miura, T. Nasuno, and M. Satoh, 2020: Impact of latent heat flux modifications on the reproduction of a Madden-Julian oscillation event during the 2015 Pre-YMC campaign using a global cloud-system-resolving model. SOLA, 16A, in press. [abstract]

  6. Xue, P., P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, J. Wei, and E. A. B. Eltahir, 2020: Coupled ocean-atmosphere modelling over the Maritime Continent: A review. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, accepted. [abstract]

  7. Yokoi, S., 2020: Diurnal variation of surface heat fluxes off the west coast of Sumatra Island as revealed by in situ observation. SOLA, 16A, in press. [abstract]

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- 2020 (TAO Special Issue) -

  1. Chen, J.-M., C.-H. Tsou, R. Wu, and C.-H. Sui, 2020: Introduction to the special issue on South China Sea Two-Island Monsoon Experiment (SCSTIMX): Observation, simulation, and projection. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 97-101. [article]

  2. Chen, J.-M., P.-H. Lin, C.-H. Wu, and C.-H. Sui, 2020: Track variability of South China Sea-formed tropical cyclones modulated by seasonal and intraseasonal circulations. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 239-259. [article]

  3. Kuo, K.-T., W.-T. Chen, and C.-M. Wu, 2020: Effects of convection-SST interactions on the South China Sea summer monsoon onset in a multiscale modeling framework model. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 211-225. [article]

  4. Lai, Q., J. Gao, W. Zhang, and X. Guan, 2020: Influences of the equatorial waves on multiple tropical cyclone genesis over the western North Pacific. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 227-238. [article]

  5. Lu, M.-M., C.-H. Sui, J.-R. Sun, P.-H. Lin, 2020: Influences of subseasonal to interannual oscillations on the SCS summer monsoon onset in 2018. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 197-209. [article]

  6. Su, C.-Y., W.-T. Chen, J.-P. Chen, W.-Y. Chang, and B. J.-D. Jou, 2020: The impacts of cloud condensation nuclei on the extreme precipitation of a monsoon coastal mesoscale convection system. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 131-139. [article]

  7. Sui, C.-H., P.-H. Lin, W.-T. Chen, S. Jan, C.-Y. Liu, Y.-J. Yang, C.-H. Liu, J.-M. Chen, M.-J. Yang, J.-S. Hong, L.-H. Hsu, and L.-S. Tseng, 2020: The South China Sea Two Islands Monsoon Experiment for studying convection and subseasonal to seasonal variability. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 103-129. [article]

  8. Tsai, W. Y.-H., M.-M. Lu, C.-H. Sui, and P.-H. Lin, 2020: MJO and CCEW modulation on South China Sea and Maritime Continent boreal winter subseasonal peak precipitation. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 177-195. [article]

  9. Tu, C.-C., Y.-L. Chen, P.-L. Lin, and P.-H. Lin, 2020: The relationship between the boundary layer moisture transport from the South China Sea and heavy rainfall over Taiwan. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 159-176. [article]

  10. Wu, L., H. Zhang, J.-M. Chen, and T. Feng, 2020: Characteristics of tropical cyclone activity over the South China Sea: Local and nonlocal tropical cyclones. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 261-271. [article]

  11. Wu, Y.-C., M.-J. Yang, and P.-H. Lin, 2020: Evolution of water budget and precipitation efficiency of mesoscale convective systems over the South China Sea. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 31, 141-158. [article]

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- 2020 -

  1. Geng, B., M. Katsumata, and K. Taniguchi, 2020: Modulation of the diurnal cycle of precipitation near the southwestern coast of Sumatra by mixed Rossby-gravity waves. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 98, 463-480. [abstract] [PDF]

  2. Johnston, T. M. S., D. L. Rudnick, N. Brizuela, and J. Moum, 2020: Advection by the North Equatorial Current of a cold wake due to multiple typhoons in the western Pacific: Measurements from a profiling float array. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 125, e2019JC015534. [abstract]

  3. Kerns, B. W., and S. S. Chen, 2020: A 20-year climatology of Madden-Julian oscillation convection: Large-scale precipitation tracking from TRMM-GPM rainfall. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 125, e2019JD032142. [abstract]

  4. Zhao, N., and T. Nasuno, 2020: How does the air-sea coupling frequency affect convection during the MJO passage? J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 12, e2020MS002058. [abstract] [PDF]

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- 2019 -

  1. Baranowski, D.B., D. E. Waliser, X. Jiang, J. A. Ridout, and M. K. Flatau, 2019: Contemporary GCM fidelity in representing the diurnal cycle of precipitation over the Maritime Continent. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, 747-769. [abstract]

  2. Chen, W., Z. Guan, Q. Xu, and H. Yang, 2019: Variation of anomalous convergence around Kalimantan Island in lower troposphere and its role in connecting the east Asian summer monsoon and Australian winter monsoon. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, 6892-6903. [abstract] [PDF]

  3. DeMott, C.A., N. P. Klingaman, W. L. Tseng, M. A. Burt, Y. Gao, and D. A. Randall, 2019: The convection connection: How ocean feedbacks affect tropical mean moisture and MJO propagation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, 11910-11931. [abstract]

  4. Dipankar, A., S. Webster, X.-Y. Huang, and V. Q. Doan, 2019: Understanding biases in simulating the diurnal cycle of convection over the western coast of Sumatra: Comparison with pre-YMC observation campaign. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 1615-1631. [abstract] [PDF]

  5. Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, D. M. Giles, I. Slutsker, A. Sinyuk, J. S. Schafer, A. Smirnov, M. Sorokin, J. S. Reid, A. M. Sayer, and N. C. Hsu, 2019: AERONET remotely sensed measurements and retrievals of biomass burning aerosol optical properties during the 2015 Indonesian burning season. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, 4722-4740. [abstract]

  6. Gordon, A. L., A. Napitu, B. A. Huber, L. K. Gruenburg, K. Pujiana, T. Agustiadi, A. Kuswardani, N. Mbay, and A. Setiawan, 2019: Makassar Strait Throughflow seasonal and interannual variability: An overview. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124, 3724-3736. [abstract]

  7. Hagos, S., C. Zhang, L. R. Leung, C. D. Burleyson, and K. Balaguru, 2019: A zonal migration of monsoon moisture flux convergence and the strength of Madden-Julian oscillation events. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 8554-8562. [abstract] [PDF]

  8. Jiang, X., H. Su, and D. E. Waliser, 2019: A damping effect of the Maritime Continent for the Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, 13693-13713. [abstract] [PDF]

  9. Kida, S., K. J. Richards, and H. Sasaki, 2019: The fate of surface freshwater entering the Indonesian Seas. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124, 3228-3245. [abstract]

  10. Li, M., J. Wei, D. Wang, A. L. Gordon, S. Yang, P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, and G. Jiang, 2019: Exploring the importance of the Mindoro-Sibutu pathway to the upper-layer circulation of the South China Sea and the Indonesian Throughflow. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124, 5054-5066. [abstract]

  11. Liang, L., H. Xue, and Y. Shu, 2019: The Indonesian Throughflow and the circulation in the Banda Sea: A modeling study. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean, 124, 3089-3106. [abstract]

  12. Ling, J., C. Zhang, R. Joyce, P. P. Xie, and G. Chen, 2019: Possible role of the diurnal cycle in land convection in the barrier effect on the MJO by the Maritime Continent. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 3001-3011. [abstract]

  13. Napitu, A. M., K. Pujiana, and A. L. Gordon, 2019: The Madden-Julian oscillation's impact on the Makassar Strait surface layer transport. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124, 3538-3550. [abstract]

  14. Nasuno, T., 2019: Moisture transport over the western Maritime Continent during the 2015 and 2017 YMC Sumatra campaigns in global cloud-system-resolving simulations. SOLA, 15, 99-106. [abstract] [PDF]

  15. Pujiana, K., M. J. McPhaden, A. L. Gordon, and A. M. Napitu, 2019: Unprecedented response of Indonesian throughflow to anomalous Indo-Pacific climatic forcing in 2016. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124, 3737-3754. [abstract]

  16. Sarr, A.-C., P. Sepulchre, and L. Husson, 2019: Impact of the Sunda Shelf on the Climate of the Maritime Continent. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, 2574-2588. [abstract]

  17. Syamsudin, F., N. Taniguchi, C. Zhang, A. D. Hanifa, G. Li, M. Chen, H. Mutsuda, Z.-N. Zhu, X.-H. Zhu, T. Nagai, and A. Kaneko, 2019: Observing internal solitary waves in the Lombok Strait by coastal acoustic tomography. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 10475-10483. [abstract] [PDF]

  18. Takasuka, D., M. Satoh, and S. Yokoi, 2019: Observational evidence of Mixed Rossby-gravity waves as a driving force for the MJO convective initiation and propagation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 5546-5555. [abstract] [PDF]

  19. Yokoi, S., S. Mori, F. Syamsudin, U. Haryoko, and B. Geng, 2019: Environmental conditions for nighttime offshore migration of precipitation area as revealed by in situ observation off Sumatra Island. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 3391-3407. [abstract] [PDF]

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- 2018 -

  1. DeMott, C.A., B. O. Wolding, E. D. Maloney, and D. A. Randall, 2018: Atmospheric mechanisms for MJO decay over the Maritime Continent. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 5188-5204. [abstract]

  2. Hu, S., J. Sprintall, C. Guan, B. Sun, F. Wang, G. Yang, F. Jia, J. Wang, D. Hu, and F. Chai, 2018: Spatiotemporal features of intra-seasonal oceanic variability in the Philippine sea from mooring observations and numerical simulations. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, 4874-4887. [abstract] [PDF]

  3. King, A. D. and C. L. Vincent, 2018: Using global and regional model simulations to understand Maritime Continent wet-season rainfall variability. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 12534-12543. [abstract]

  4. Koplitz, S. N., L. J. Mickley, D. J. Jacob, M. E. Marlier, R. S. DeFries, D. L. A. Gaveau, B. Locatelli, J. S. Reid, P. Xian, and S. S. Myers, 2018: Role of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in the transport of smoke from Sumatra to the Malay Peninsula during severe non-El Niño haze events. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 6282-6294. [abstract]

  5. Kuwata, M., G.-G. Neelam-Naganathan, T. Miyakawa, M. F. Khan, O. Kozan, M. Kawasaki, S. Sumin, and M. T. Latif, 2018: Constraining the emission of particulate matter from Indonesian Peatland burning using continuous observation data. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 9828-9842. [abstract]

  6. Pan, X., M. Chin, C. M. Ichoku, and R. D. Field, 2018: Connecting Indonesian fires and drought with the type of El Nino and phase of the Indian Ocean Dipole during 1979-2016. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 7974-7988. [abstract]

  7. Pujiana, K. and M. J. McPhaden, 2018: Ocean surface layer response to convectively-coupled Kelvin waves in the eastern equatorial Indian Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, 5727-5741. [abstract]

  8. Suzuki, K., K. Nakagawa, T. Kawano, S. Mori, M. Katsumata, F. Syamsudin, and K. Yoneyama, 2018: Videosonde-observed graupel in different rain systems during Pre-YMC project. SOLA, 14, 148-152. [abstract] [PDF]

  9. Zhang, Y., M. Feng, Y. Du, H. E. Phillips, N. L. Bindoff, and M. J. McPhaden, 2018: Strengthened Indonesian throughflow drives decadal warming in the Southern Indian Ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 6167-6175. [abstract]

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- 2017 -

  1. Ge, C., J. Wang, J. S. Reid, D. J. Posselt, P. Xian, and E. Hyer, 2017: Mesoscale modeling of smoke transport from equatorial Southeast Asian Maritime Continent to the Philippines: First comparison of ensemble analysis with in situ observations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 5380-5398. [abstract] [PDF]

  2. Gonzalez, A.O. and X. Jiang, 2017: Winter mean lower tropospheric moisture over the Maritime Continent as a climate model diagnostic metric for the propagation of the Madden-Julian oscillation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 2588-2596. [abstract] [PDF]

  3. Hu, S., and Sprintall, J., 2017: Observed strengthening of interbasin exchange via the Indonesian seas due to rainfall intensification. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1448-1456. [abstract] [PDF]

  4. Kim, D., H. Kim, and M.-I. Lee, 2017: Why does the MJO detour the Maritime Continent during austral summer? Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 2579-2587. [abstract] [PDF]

  5. Kim, H. M., 2017: The impact of the mean moisture bias on the key physics of MJO propagation in the ECMWF reforecast. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 7772-7784. [abstract] [PDF]

  6. Linsley, B. K., H. C. Wu, T. Rixen, C. D. Charles, A. L. Gordon, and M. D. Moore, 2017: SPCZ zonal events and downstream influence on surface ocean conditions in the Indonesian Throughflow region. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 293-303. [abstract] [PDF]

  7. Nagai, T., T. Hibiya, and P. Bouruet-Aubertot, 2017: Nonhydrostatic simulations of tide-induced mixing in the Halmahera Sea: A possible role in the transformation of the Indonesian Throughflow waters. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean, 122, 8933-8943. [abstract] [PDF]

  8. Ogino, S.-Y., M. D. Yamanaka, S. Mori, and J. Matsumoto, 2017: Tropical coastal dehydrator in global atmospheric water circulation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44. 11636-11643. [abstract] [PDF]

  9. Ooi, M. C. G., A. Chan, K. Subramaniam, K. I. Morris, and M. Y. Oozeer, 2017: Interaction of urban heating and local winds during the calm intermonsoon seasons in the tropics. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 11499-11523. [abstract] [PDF]

  10. Wu, P., D. Ardiansyah, S. Yokoi, S. Mori, F. Syamsudin, and K. Yoneyama, 2017: Why torrential rain occurs on the western coast of Sumatra Island at the leading edge of the MJO westerly wind bursts. SOLA, 13, 36-40. [abstract] [PDF]

  11. Yanase, A., K. Yasunaga, and H. Masunaga, 2017: Relationship between the direction of diurnal rainfall migration and the ambient wind over the southern Sumatra Island. Earth and Space Science, 4, 117-127. [abstract] [PDF]

  12. Yokoi, S., S. Mori, M. Katsumata, B. Geng, K. Yasunaga, F. Syamsudin, Nurhayati, and K. Yoneyama, 2017: Diurnal cycle of precipitation observed in the western coastal area of Sumatra Island: Offshore preconditioning by gravity waves. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 3745-3761. [abstract] [PDF]

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Joint Call for Contributions to the Cross-Organization Special Collection of YMC

The Indo-Pacific Maritime Continent plays a pivotal role in global weather-climate. Years of the Maritime Continent (YMC) is an international program aiming at observing the weather-climate system of this Earth's largest archipelago to improve understanding and prediction of its local variability and global impact. The five themes of YMC are Atmospheric Convection, Upper-Ocean Processes and Air-Sea Interaction, Stratosphere-Troposphere Interaction, Aerosol, and Prediction improvement. Main activities of YMC include field observations, data sharing, modeling, prediction applications, and capacity building. A special collection of articles on topics related to YMC is established that includes publications in journals of seven professional organizations in the fields of atmospheric and oceanic sciences. Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts relevant to YMC to their chosen journals (see information below). A master list of this special collection is hosted on the YMC homepage (http://www.jamstec.go.jp/ymc/ymc_sp_collection.html). Each participating journal provides a link to this master list. This special collection covers the period from January 2020 through December 2025. Authors of papers on YMC topics published in 2017-2019 in the journals participating in the special collection may request their papers to be retrospectively included in the special collection.

The professional societies and their journals participating in this special collection are:

The American Geophysical Union