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Ryuichi Kawamura Last modified date:2017.04.28

Professor / Earth Planetary Fluid and Space Sciences
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Faculty of Sciences


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Fax
092-802-4208
Academic Degree
Doctor of Science
Field of Specialization
Meteorology and Climate Dynamics
Research
Research Interests
  • Prediction Researche on tropical cyclone/explosive cyclone-induced hazards
    keyword : tropical cyclone, explosive cyclone, tornado, heavy rain/snow, moisture conveyor belt, cold conveyor belt, Kuroshio, Asian monsoon, hazards
    2016.04~2020.03.
  • Interaction between large-scale circulations and synoptic-scale disturbances
    keyword : explosively developing cyclone, typhoon, tropical cyclone, meteorological disaster, disaster prevention and reduction
    2010.04.
  • Mid-latitude air-sea interaction
    keyword : Kuroshio Current/Kuroshio Extension, Baiu, winter monsoon, synoptic-scale disturbances
    2010.09.
  • Mechanism of extraordinary weather and climate in East Asia
    keyword : hot/cool summers, heavy/light snowfall, heavy rainfall, drought, monsoon, teleconnection
    1998.04.
  • Variability and predictability of monsoon circulations
    keyword : land-atmosphere-ocean interaction, ENSO, flood/drought, climate system
    1995.04.
Academic Activities
Books
1. Matsuura, T., R. Kawamura, and S. Iizuka, Impact of deforestation in Indochina on Pacific-Indian tropical areas simulated in CGCM, Scientific Publishers, In: Climate Change and Environment, J. Sundaresan et al., Eds., 2013.01.
Reports
1. Hidetaka Hirata, Ryuichi Kawamura, A possible interaction between the North Pacific high and tropical cyclones in northern summer, Proceedings of The Third International MAHASRI/HyARC Workshop on Asian Monsoon and Water Cycle, 307-314, 2013.08.
Papers
1. Hiroyuki Shimizu, Ryuichi Kawamura, Tetsuya Kawano, Satoshi Iizuka, Dynamical modulation of wintertime synoptic-scale cyclone activity over the Japan Sea due to Changbai Mountain in the Korean Peninsula, Advances in Meteorology, vol. 2017, 2017.04.
2. Toshinari Takakura, Ryuichi Kawamura, Tetsuya Kawano, Kimpei Ichiyanagi, Masahiro Tanoue, Kei Yoshimura, An estimation of water origins in the vicinity of a tropical cyclone’s center and associated dynamic processes, Climate Dynamics, 2017.03.
3. Hidetaka Hirata, Ryuichi Kawamura, Masaya Kato, Taro Shinoda, Response of rapidly developing extratropical cyclones to sea surface temperature variations over the western Kuroshio-Oyashio confluence region, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 2016.04.
4. KUMARI ANITHA, Ryuichi Kawamura, Tetsuya Kawano, Evidence for the significant role of sea surface temperature distributions over remote tropical oceans in tropical cyclone intensity, Climate Dynamics, 2015.10.
5. Hidetaka Hirata, Ryuichi Kawamura, Masaya Kato, Taro Shinoda, Influential role of moisture supply from the Kuroshio/Kuroshio Extension in the rapid development of an extratropical cyclone, Monthly Weather Review, 143, 2015.10.
6. Tadasuke Kudo, Ryuichi Kawamura, Hidetaka Hirata, Kimpei Ichiyanagi, Masahiro Tanoue, Kei Yoshimura, Large-scale vapor transport of remotely evaporated seawater by a Rossby wave response to typhoon forcing during the Baiu/Meiyu season as revealed by the JRA-55 reanalysis, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119, 2014.07.
7. Hidetaka Hirata, Ryuichi Kawamura, Scale interaction between typhoons and the North Pacific subtropical high and associated remote effects during the Baiu/Meiyu season, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119, 2014.04.
8. Masamitsu Hayasaki, Ryuichi Kawamura, Masato Mori, Masahiro Watanabe, Response of extratropical cyclone activity to the Kuroshio large meander, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 2013.06.
9. Hidetaka Hirata, Ryuichi Kawamura, Remote forcing and response of tropical cyclones over the Bay of Bengal to the Asian jet variability in late fall, SOLA, 9, 27-31, 2013.03.
10. Iizuka, S., M. Shiota, R. Kawamura, and H. Hatsushika, Influence of the monsoon variability and sea surface temperature front on the explosive cyclone activity in the vicinity of Japan during northern winter, SOLA, 9, 1-4, 2013.01.
11. Hayasaki, M., and R. Kawamura, Cyclone activities in heavy rainfall episodes in Japan during spring season, SOLA, 8, 45-48, 2012.05.
12. Yamashita, Y., R. Kawamura, S. Iizuka, and H. Hatsushika, Explosively developing cyclone activity in relation to heavy snowfall on the Japan Sea side of central Japan, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 90, 275-295, 2012.04.
Works, Software and Database
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Presentations
1. Tetsuya Kawano, Toru Matoba, Kawamura Ryuichi, Genesis and development processes of a quasi-stationary carrot-shaped cloud
system around the Sakishima Islands in Japan, AGU 2016 Fall Meeting, 2016.12.15.
2. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kato Masaya, Shinoda Taro, Impact of sea surface temperature anomalies over the western Kuroshio-Oyashio confluence region on rapidly developing extratropical cyclones, CLIVAR Open Science Conference, 2016.09.21.
3. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kato Masaya, Shinoda Taro, Influence of sea surface temperature variations over the western Kuroshio-Oyashio confluence region on explosively developing extratropical cyclones, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, 2016.04.18.
4. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kato Masaya, Shinoda Taro, Important effect of moisture supply from the Kuroshio Current/Kuroshio Extension on the explosive intensification of an extratropical cyclone, 17th Cyclone Workshop, 2015.10.26.
5. Youko Yoshizumi, Tetsuya Kawano, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kenji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Saito, Microphysical Structure of Cloud Systems Associated with Incipient Extratropical Cyclones That Occur Over the East China Sea in Winter, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 12th General Meeting, 2015.08.05.
6. Tetsuya Kawano, Kawamura Ryuichi, Numerical simulation of the explosive cyclone that caused a severe snowstorm in Hokkaido, Japan on March 2, 2013, 26th General Assembly International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, 2015.06.28.
7. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kato Masaya, Shinoda Taro, Response of explosively developing extratropical cyclones to sea surface temperature variations over the Kuroshio Extension, 26th General Assembly International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, 2015.06.26.
8. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kato Masaya, Shinoda Taro, Influence of sea surface temperature anomalies over the Kuroshio Extension region on rapidly developing extratropical cyclones, 18th Pacific-Asian Marginal Seas Meeting, 2015.04.22.
9. Tetsuya Kawano, Kawamura Ryuichi, Orographic effects on the severe snowstorm associated with an explosive cyclone, AGU 2014 Fall Meeting, 2014.12.16.
10. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Kato Masaya, Shinoda Taro, An important role of the moisture supply from the Kuroshio Current/Kuroshio Extension in the rapid development of an explosive cyclone, AGU 2014 Fall Meeting, 2014.12.16.
11. KUMARI ANITHA, Kawamura Ryuichi, Tetsuya Kawano, The moisture transport during Typhoon Man-yi through moisture conveyor belt from Indian Ocean and
South China Sea - a case study using WRF model, The 2014 Autumn Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 2014.10.21.
12. Hidetaka Hirata, Kawamura Ryuichi, Masaya Kato, Taro Shinoda, Numerical Simulation of an Explosively Developing Extratropical Cyclone Using a Coupled Atmosphere-ocean Non-hydrostatic Three-dimensional Model, AOGS 11th Annual Meeting, 2014.08.01.
13. Satoshi Iizuka, Kawamura Ryuichi, Impact of Interannual SST Variability in the Vicinity of SST Fronts Around Japan on the Winter Atmosphere, AOGS 11th Annual Meeting, 2014.07.29.
14. Masaki Kawada, Tetsuya Kawano, Kawamura Ryuichi, Response of Squall Lines to Low-level Vertical Wind Shear, AOGS 11th Annual Meeting, 2014.07.31.
15. Kawamura Ryuichi, Tadasuke Kudo, Hidetaka Hirata, Kimpei Ichiyanagi, Masahiro Tanoue, Kei Yoshimura, Large-scale water vapor transport by a Rossby wave response to typhoon forcing at the mature stage of the Baiu/Meiyu season, Takio Murakami Memorial Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Monsoon, 2014.07.02.
16. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, A Dynamic Relationship between Typhoon Activity, the North Pacific High and the Tropical Intraseasonal Oscillation in Boreal Summer, 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 2014.04.02.
17. Iizuka Satoshi, Kawamura Ryuichi, SST Variability around the subpolar front in Japan Sea and wintertime rainfall in Japan, 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, 2014.02.26.
18. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, A possible interaction between the North Pacific high and tropical cyclones in northern summer, The Third International MAHASRI/HyARC Workshop on Asian Monsoon and Water Cycle, 2013.08.29.
19. Hirata Hidetaka, Kawamura Ryuichi, The Two-way Relationship Between Tropical Cyclones Over the Bay of Bengal in Late Fall and Stationary Rossby Wave Propagation Along the Asian Jet, AOGS 2013, 2013.06.27.
20. Iizuka Satoshi, Kawamura Ryuichi, Impact of SST resolution on cyclone activity over the Kuroshio, 2012 AGU Fall Meeting, 2012.12.07.
21. Honda Takumi, Kawano Tetsuya, Kawamura Ryuichi, Effects of mid-tropospheric dry air on evolution of supercell storms, 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 2012.11.07.