Earth Simulator Proposed Research Projects

Earth Simulator Proposed Research Projects

List of Authorized Project in FY2012

<Earth Science>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Understanding Roles of Oceanic Fine Structures in Climate and its Variability Wataru Ofuchi ESC, JAMSTEC
Simulations of Adaptation-Oriented Strategy for Climate Variability Keiko Takahashi ESC, JAMSTEC
Development of a High-quality Climate Model for Global Warming Projection Study Akira Noda RIGC, JAMSTEC
Simulations of Atmospheric General Circulations of Earth-like Planets by AFES Yoshiyuki Hayashi Graduate School of Science, Kobe University
Study on the Diagnostics and Projection of Marine Ecosystem Change Associated with Global Change Michio Kishi RIGC, JAMSTEC
Development of a Numerical Model of Urban Heat Island Yasunobu Ashie National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management
Study of Cloud and Precipitation Processes using a Global Cloud-system Resolving Model Masaki Sato RIGC, JAMSTEC/Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute The University of Tokyo
Study on the Predictability of Climate Variations and Their Mechanisms Yukio Masumoto RIGC, JAMSTEC
Simulation and Verification of Tropical Deep Convective Clouds using Eddy-permitting Regional Atmospheric Models Kozo Nakamura RIGC, JAMSTEC
Improved Ocean State Estimation and Sensitivity Analysis Experiments for the Optimal Observing System, by using a 4D-VAR Ocean Data Assimilation System Shuhei Masuda RIGC, JAMSTEC
Global Elastic Response Simulation Seiji Tsuboi DrC, JAMSTEC
Simulation Study on the Dynamics of the Mantle and Core in Earth-like Conditions Yozo Hamano IFREE, JAMSTEC
Numerical Simulation of Seismic Wave Propagation and Strong Ground Motions in 3-D Heterogeneous Media Takashi Furumura Center for Integrated Disaster Information Research, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo/Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Development of Advanced Simulation Tools for Solid Earth Sciences Mikito Furuichi IFREE, JAMSTEC
Numerical Simulations of the Dynamics of Volcanic Phenomena Takehiro Koyaguchi Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
Space and Earth System Modeling Kanya Kusano Space and Earth System Modeling Laboratory Unit, Laboratory for Earth Systems Science, JAMSTEC
Numerical Experiments with Multi-models for Paleo-environmental Problems Ayako Abe Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Model-observation Integration Study of the Middle-atmosphere Dynamics Using a High-resolution Climate Model and the Antarctic PANSY radar Shingo Watanabe RIGC, JAMSTEC
Predictability Variation in Numerical Weather Prediction Takeshi Enomoto Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Research on the climate change mechanisms in the Arctic regions based on improvements of the cold-region processes and validations of the Arctic climate reproducibility using global climate models Yoshiki Komuro RIGC, JAMSTEC

<Epoch-making Simulation>
Project Name
Name of Project Representative
Professional Affiliation of Project Representative
Large-scale Simulation on the Properties of Carbon-nanotube Satoshi Nakamura Research Organization for Information Science & Technology
Large-scale Simulation for a Terahertz Resonance Superconductors Device Mikio Iizuka Research Organization for Information Science & Technology
Direct Numerical Simulations of Fundamental Turbulent Flows with the World's Largest Number of Grid-points and Application to Modeling of Engineering Turbulent Flows Takashi Ishihara Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
A Large-scale Post-genome Analysis using Self-Organizing Map for All Genome and Protein Sequences Toshimichi Ikemura Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology
Development of a Fluid Simulation Approach by Massively Parallel Bits-operations with a New Viscosity Control Method Hiroshi Matsuoka Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
Development of Adaptive High Accuracy Libraries Hidehiko Hasegawa Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba
Theoretical Study of Drug Resistance Mechanism Based on the Fragment Molecular Orbital Method Shigenori Tanaka Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University
Research Project of Biomedical Unsteady Fluid-structure Interaction Analysis for Cerebral Aneurysm and Other Organs Tadashi Tanuma Joint Program Center, Teikyo University
Development of the Next-generation Computational Fracture Mechanics Simulator for Constructing Safe and Sustainable Society Ryuji Shioya Faculty of Information Sciences and Arts, Toyo University
Precise Calculations for Few-Body Atomic Systems using the Gaussian Expansion Method and Applications to Cold Atoms Emiko Hiyama RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
Strongly Nonlinear Response Analyses on Building Structures with Large-scaled and Super-detailed Numerical Modeling Yoichi Mukai Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University
Development of MHD heat transfer database at design conditions of advanced blanket system in fusion reactor Yoshinobu Yamamoto University of Yamanashi

JAMSTEC : Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
ESC: The Earth Simulator Center
RIGC : Research Institute for Global Change
DrC : Data Research Center for Marine-Earth Sciences
IFREE : Institute for Research on Earth Evolution