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  • Ichikawa, Y., and M. Inatsu, 2015: A synthetic method to evaluate prediction skill and initial-value predictability over the MJO phase space J. Climate, submitted

  • Katsube, K, and M. Inatsu, 2015: Response of tropical cyclone tracks to sea surface temperature in western North Pacific. J. Climate, submitted.

  • Nakano, N., M. Inatsu, S. Kusuoka, and Y. Saiki, 2015: Empirical evaluation formulae of coefficients of stochastic differential equations and predictability estimate of time series. Nonlinearity, submitted.
  • Ishiyama, H., H. Ueno, M. Inatsu, and S. Itoh, 2015: Global distribution of mergers and splits of oceanic mesoscale eddies. J. Phys. Oceanogr., in revision.
  • O'Reilly, C. H., S. Minobe, and A. Kuwano-Yoshida, 2015: The influence of the Gulf Stream on wintertime European blocking. Clim. Dyn., submitted.


  • Tamaki, Y., M. Inatsu, R. Kuno, and N. Nakano, 2015: Sampling downscaling in summertime precipitation over Hokkaido. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, in press.

  • Inatsu, M., T. Sato, T. J. Yamada, R. Kuno, S. Sugimoto, M. A. Farukh, Y. N. Pokhrel, and S. Kure, 2015: Multi-GCM by multi-RAM experiments for dynamical downscaling on summertime climate change in Hokkaido. Atmos. Sci. Lett., in press.

  • Inatsu, M., N. Nakano, S. Kusuoka, and H. Mukougawa, 2015: Predictability of wintertime stratospheric circulation examined by non-stationary fluctuation dissipation relation. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 774?786. doi:

  • Kida, S., H. Mitsudera, S. Aoki, X. Guo, S.-I. Ito, F. Kobashi, N. Komori, A. Kubokawa, T. Miyama , R. Morie, H. Nakamura, T. Nakamura, H. Nakano, H. Nishigaki, M. Nonaka, H. Sasaki, Y. N. Sasaki, T. Suga, S. Sugimoto, B. Taguchi, K. Takaya, T. Tozuka, H. Tsujino, and N. Usui, 2015: Oceanic Fronts and Jets around Japan - a review. Journal of Oceanography, doi:10.1007/s10872-015-0283-7.

  • Sasaki, Y. N., and S. Minobe, 2015: Climatological mean features and interannual to decadal variability of ring formations in the Kuroshio Extension region. Journal of Oceanography, doi:10.1007/s10872-014-0270-4.

  • Takatama, K., S. Minobe, M. Inatsu, and R. J. Small, 2015: Diagnostics for near-surface wind response to the Gulf Stream in a regional atmospheric model. J. Clim., 28, 238-255.

  • Park, T., C. J. Jang, M. Kwon, H. Na, and K.-Y. Kim, 2015: An effect of ENSO on summer surface salinity in the Yellow and East China Seas. J. Mar. Sys., 141, 122-127.

  • Kunoki, S., A. Manda, Y. M. Kodama, S. Iizuka, K. Sato, I. Fathrio, T. Mitsui, H. Seko, Q. Moteki, S. Minobe, and Y. Tachibana, 2015: Oceanic influence on the Baiu frontal zone in the East China Sea. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 120(2), 449-463, DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022234.

  • Minobe, S., and S. Takebayashi, 2015: Diurnal precipitation and high cloud frequency variability over the Gulf Stream and over the Kuroshio. Climate Dynamics, 44, 2079-2095.


  • Sasaki, Y. N., S. Minobe and Y. Miura, 2014: Decadal sea level variability along the coast of Japan in response to ocean circulation changes. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009327.
  • Na, H., M. Wimbush, J.-H. Park, H. Nakamura, A. Nishina, 2014: Observations of flow variability through the Kerama Gap between the East China Sea and the northwestern Pacific, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 119, 689?703, doi:10.1002/2013JC008899.

  • Kasamo, K., A. Isobe, S. Minobe, A. Manda, H. Nakamura, K. Ogata, H. Nishikawa, Y. Tachibana, and S. Kako, 2014: Transient and local weakening of surface winds observed above the Kuroshio front in the winter East China Sea, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 119(3), 1277-1291, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020610.

  • Yamada, T. J., M. A. Farukh, T. Fukushima, M. Inatsu, T. Sato, and T. Oki, 2014: Extreme precipitation intensity in future climates associated with the Clausius-Clapeyron-like relationship. Hydrol. Res. Lett., 8, 108?113.

  • Inatsu, M., S. Kobayashi, S. Takeuchi, and A. Ohmori, 2014: Statistical analysis on daily variations of birch pollen amount with climatic variables in Sapporo. SOLA, 10, 172?175. doi:10.2151/sola.2014-036.

  • Inatsu, M., T. Nakayama, Y. Maeda, and H. Matsuda, 2014: Dynamical downscaling for assessment of climate in Ghana. J. Disaster Res., 9, 412?421.

  • Kuno, R., and M. Inatsu, 2014: Development of sampling downscaling: A case for wintertime precipitation in Hokkaido. Clim. Dyn., 43, 375?387. doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2060-5

  • Yang, P., Z. Li, W. Wu, Z. Liu, M. Inatsu, Y. Zha, P. Tang, Z. Li, M. Kimoto, H. Tang, 2014: Simulated impact of elevated CO2, temperature, and precipitation on the winter wheat yield in the North China Plain. Reg. Environ. Change, 14, 61?74. doi: 10.1007/s10113-013-0484-9.


  • Aoki K., S. Minobe, Y Tanimoto, and Y. Sasai, 2013: Southward eddy heat transport occurring along southern flanks of the Kuroshio Extension and the Gulf Stream in a 1/10° global Ocean General Circulation Model. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43, 1899-1910, doi:
  • Inatsu, M., N. Nakano, and H. Mukougawa, 2013: Dynamics and practical predictability of extratropical wintertime low-frequency variability in a low-dimensional system. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 939?952. doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-12-048.1.
  • Inatsu, M., and S. Amada, 2013: Dynamics and geometry of extratropical cyclones in the upper troposphere by using a neighbor enclosed area tracking algorithm. J. Climate, 26, 8641?8653.
  • Jung, S., S. Ha, and H. Na, 2013: Multi-decadal Changes in Fish Communities Jeju Island in Relation to Climate Change, Korean Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 46(2), 186-194, 2013 (in Korean with English abstract).
  • Kim, K.-Y., H. Na, and H.-G. Lee, 2013: Energy budget change in the tropics according to the SRES A1B scenario in the IPCC AR4 models, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118, 2521-2534, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50240.
  • Neu, U., M. G. Akperov, N. Bellenbaum, R. Benestad, R. Blender, R. Caballero, A. Cocozza, H. F. Dacre, Y. Feng, K. Fraedrich, J. Grieger, S. Gulev, J. Hanley, T. Hewson, M. Inatsu, K. Keay, S. F. Kew, I. Kindem, G. C. Leckebusch, M. L. R. Liberato, P. Lionello, I. I. Mokhov, J. G. Pinto, C. C. Raible, M. Reale, I. Rudeva, M. Schuster, I. Simmonds, M. Sinclair, M. Sprenger, N. D. Tilinina, I. F. Trigo, S. Ulbrich, U. Ulbrich, X. L. Wang, H. Wernli, 2013:  IMILAST ? a community effort to intercompare extratropical cyclone detection and tracking algorithms: assessing method-related uncertainties. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 529?547. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00154.1
  • Satake, Y., M. Inatsu, M. Mori, and A. Hasegawa, 2013: Tropical cyclone tracking using a neighbor enclosed area tracking algorithm. Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 3539?3555.
  • Ulbrich, U., G. C. Leckebusch, J. Grieger, M. Schuster, M. Akperov, M. Y. Bardin, Y. Feng, S. Gulev, M. Inatsu, K. Keay, S. F. Kew, M. L. R. Liberato, P. Lionello, I. I. Mokhov, U. Neu, J. G. Pinto, C. Raible, M. Reale, I. Rudeva, I. Simmonds, N. D. Tilinina, I. F. Trigo, S. Ulbrich, X. L. Wang, H. Wernli, 2013: Are greenhouse gas signals of Northern Hemisphere winter extra-tropical cyclone activity dependent on the identification and tracking methodology? Meteorol. Z., 22, 61?68. doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0420.
  • Yang, P., Z. Li, W. Wu, Z. Liu, M. Inatsu, Y. Zha, P. Tang, Z. Li, M. Kimoto, H. Tang, 2013: Simulated impact of elevated CO2, temperature, and precipitation on the winter wheat yield in the North China Plain. Reg. Environ. Change, doi: 10.1007/s10113-013-0484-9.
  • 岡 英太郎・磯辺 篤彦・市川 香・升本 順夫・須賀 利雄・川合 義美・大島 慶一郎・島田 浩二・羽角 博康・見延 庄士郎・早稲田 卓爾・岩坂 直人・河宮 未知生・伊藤 幸彦・久保田 雅久・中野 俊也・日比谷 紀之・寄高 博行.2013: 海洋学の10年展望(Ⅰ)-日本海洋学会将来構想委員会物理サブグループの議論から-.海の研究,22 (6), 191-218.
  • Sasaki, Y. N., S. Minobe and N. Schneider, 2013: Decadal response of the Kuroshio Extension jet to Rossby waves: Observation and thin-jet theory. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43, 442-456.





















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