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HIGURASHI Akiko

Researcher Name
HIGURASHI Akiko
Div (Section) name/title
Center for Environmental Measurement and Analysis(Advanced Remote Sensing Section)/Senior Researcher
Research Subject
A study of aerosol optical properties on global scale using satellite remote sensing.
Degree(s)
Doctor of Science
Professional Qualification(s)
Science,Physics
Environmental Speciality Field
Atmospheric environment
Membership of Academic Society
Meteorological Society of Japan,AGU
Research Subject
  • Fiscal Year: 2019
    • 24767 : Advancement of climate change prediction by aerosol ground-based remote-sensing network
    • 24768 : Development of cloud and aerosol retrieval algorithms using EarthCARE satellite-borne lidar and imager
  • Fiscal Year: 2018
    • 24475 : Advancement of climate change prediction by aerosol ground-based remote-sensing network
  • Fiscal Year: 2017
    • 24106 : Advancement of climate change prediction by aerosol ground-based remote-sensing network
    • 24108 : Global aerosol analysis using data measured with space-borne active and passive sensors
    • 24164 : Development of evaluation system for multiscale air quality change and analysis of change events
  • Fiscal Year: 2016
    • 23464 : Development of evaluation system for multiscale air quality change and analysis of change events
    • 23647 : Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
    • 23648 : Global aerosol analysis using data measured with space-borne active and passive sensors
    • 23650 : Advancement of climate change prediction by aerosol ground-based remote-sensing network
  • Fiscal Year: 2015
    • 23025 : Study on the development of advanced spectroscopic remote sensing techniques
    • 23320 : Development of evaluation system for multiscale air quality change and analysis of change events
    • 23328 : Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
    • 23329 : Global aerosol analysis using data measured with space-borne active and passive sensors
  • Fiscal Year: 2014
    • 22613 : Study on the development of advanced spectroscopic remote sensing techniques
    • 22735 : Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
    • 22912 : Study on validation of ATLID products and ATLID-CPR and ATLID-MSI synergy products using ground-based lidar and radiometer networks
    • 22950 : Development of evaluation system for multiscale air quality change and analysis of change events
  • Fiscal Year: 2013
    • 22197 : Study on the development of advanced spectroscopic remote sensing techniques
    • 22466 : Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
    • 22547 : Study on validation of ATLID products and ATLID-CPR and ATLID-MSI synergy products using ground-based lidar and radiometer networks
  • Fiscal Year: 2012
    • 21768 : Study on the development of advanced spectroscopic remote sensing techniques
    • 21942 : Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
  • Fiscal Year: 2011
    • 21326 : Study on the development of advanced spectroscopic remote sensing techniques
  • Fiscal Year: 2010
    • 20864 : Greenhouse gas observation from space and use of the observations to estimate global carbon flux distribution
    • 20877 : Development of Evaluation Methods of Atmospheric Environment in Asia
    • 20987 : Assesment of Climate Risk based on Integrated Climate, Impact, and Land Use Models
  • Fiscal Year: 2009
    • 20424 : Development of Evaluation Methods of Atmospheric Environment in Asia
    • 20477 : Greenhouse gas observation from space and use of the observations to estimate global carbon flux distribution
    • 20662 : Assesment of Climate Risk based on Integrated Climate, Impact, and Land Use Models
  • Fiscal Year: 2008
    • 20099 : Assesment of Climate Risk based on Integrated Climate, Impact, and Land Use Models
    • 20126 : Development of Evaluation Methods of Atmospheric Environment in Asia
    • 20212 : Greenhouse gas observation from space and use of the observations to estimate global carbon flux distribution
  • Fiscal Year: 2007
    • 10391 : A study of aerosol characteristics on global scale for climate change studies
    • 10575 : Greenhouse gas observation from space and use of the observations to estimate global carbon flux distribution
    • 10576 : Assesment of Climate Risk based on Integrated Climate, Impact, and Land Use Models
    • 10586 : Development of Evaluation Methods of Atmospheric Environment in Asia
  • Fiscal Year: 2006
    • 10038 : A study of aerosol characteristics on global scale for climate change studies
    • 10056 : A study on retrieval methods of greenhouse gas contents from satellite spectral data and its application to the sink/source analysis
    • 10308 : Greenhouse gas observation from space and use of the observations to estimate global carbon flux distribution
    • 10309 : Assesment of Climate Risk based on Integrated Climate, Impact, and Land Use Models
    • 10319 : Development of Evaluation Methods of Atmospheric Environment in Asia
  • Fiscal Year: 2005
    • 9451 : Study on improvement of the climate model aiming at projections of water and energy cycle change in the atmosphere
    • 9483 : A study of aerosol characteristics on global scale for climate change studies
    • 9529 : A study on retrieval methods of greenhouse gas contents from satellite spectral data and its application to the sink/source analysis
    • 9578 : Development of GOSAT data retrieval algorithms to estimate GHGs column amounts
  • Fiscal Year: 2004
    • 8968 : Study of Asian atmospheric particulate environmental change due to large-scale air pollution
    • 9168 : Study on improvement of the climate model aiming at projections of water and energy cycle change in the atmosphere
    • 9205 : A study of aerosol characteristics on global scale for climate change studies
    • 9280 : Refinement of analysis algorithms and utilization of GHG data observed by satellite sensors
  • Fiscal Year: 2003
    • 8651 : Study on integration of climate model and impact/mitigation measure evaluation model for synthetic analysis of global warming
    • 8685 : Study of Asian atmospheric particulate environmental change due to large-scale air pollution
    • 8903 : Study on improvement of the climate model aiming at projections of water and energy cycle change in the atmosphere
    • 8931 : A study of aerosol characteristics on global scale for climate change studies
  • Fiscal Year: 2002
    • 8316 : A study of aerosol effects on the earth's climate
    • 8355 : Study on modeling aerosol-, water cycle-, and vegetation-processes in the climate system for improving performances of future projection of climate variability
    • 8434 : Study on integration of climate model and impact/mitigation measure evaluation model for synthetic analysis of global warming
    • 8470 : Study of Asian atmospheric particulate environmental change due to large-scale air pollution
  • Fiscal Year: 2001
    • 8022 : A study of aerosol effects on the earth's climate
    • 8106 : B-1 Study on modeling aerosol-,water cycle-,and vegetation-processes in the climate system for improving performances of future projection of climate variability
    • 8249 : Study of Asian Atmospheric Particulate Environmental Change due to Large-scale Air Pollution
Research Result (Publication)
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  • Other Publications
Research Result (Presentation)
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  • Research Presentation
  • Research Lecture
  • Research Presentation
    Current status and progress on AD-Net and ISDC
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Shimizu A., Jin Y., Sugimoto N.
    Name of Society : 5th International SKYNET Workshop (2019)
    Name of Proceedings : abstracts, 11-12
  • Research Presentation
    Development of algorithms to retrieve optical properties of aerosols and clouds from space lidars ATLID/EarthCARE and CALIOP/CALIPSO
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Kudo R., Higurashi A., Oikawa E., Okamoto H.
    Name of Society : SPIE Asia-Pacific remote sensing 2018 (2018)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Algorithm development to retrieve aerosol and cloud optical properties from ATLID and MSI measurements
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Kudo R., Oikawa E., Higurashi A., Fujikawa M., Okamoto H.
    Name of Society : 7th internaional earthcare science workshop (2018)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Research Presentation
    Validation of the EarthCARE ATLID and MSI products using ground-based lidar and sunphotometry measurements in East Asia
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Kudo R., Irie H., Yasunaga K., Katsumata M., Yumimoto K., Ishii S., Okamoto H., Sato K., Katagiri S., Nakajima T.
    Name of Society : 1st earthcare validation workshop (2018)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Research Presentation
    Global 3D distributions of aerosol components retrieved by synergy of CALIOP and MODIS
    Presenter : Kudo R., Nishizawa T., Oikawa E., Higurashi A., Fujikawa M.
    Name of Society : 7th international earthcare science workshop (2018)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Research Presentation
    Current status on algorithm developments for Japanese L2 products of the EarthCARE mission
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Kudo R., Oikawa E., Higurashi A., Okamnoto H.
    Name of Society : CloudSat/CALIPSO Annual Science Review (2018)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Presenter : KUDO R., Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Oikawa E.
    Name of Society : 28th ILRC (2017)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A., Jin Y.
    Name of Society : International Skynet Workshop (2016)
    Name of Proceedings : abstracts
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A., Jin Y.
    Name of Society : 27th International Laser Radar Conference (2015)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Presenter : Nakajima T., Goto D., Dai T., Misawa S., Uchida J., Schutgens N., Hashimoto M., Oikawa E., Takenaka H., Tsuruta H., Inoue T., Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : 2015 AGU Fall meeting (2015)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Presenter : Kudo R., Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Oikawa E., Sugimoto N.
    Name of Society : EarthCARE Workshop 2014 (2014)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, PS_04
  • Presenter : Sugimoto N., Nishizawa T., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A., Jin Y.
    Name of Society : EarthCARE Workshop 2014 (2014)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, S6_07
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Sugimoto N., Kudo R., Oikawa E., Okamoto H.
    Name of Society : 1st International workshop on space-based lidar remote sensing techniques and emerging technologies (2014)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, 1
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Sugimoto N., Kudo R., Oikawa E., Okamoto H.
    Name of Society : CALIPSO/CloudSat science team meeting (2014)
    Name of Proceedings : -, 1
  • Research Presentation
    Grond-based lidar network observation of aerosols and clouds in AD-Net
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : International SKYNET workshop 2013 (2013)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : International workshop on inventory, modeling and climate impacts of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG's) and aerosols in the Asian region (2013)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Research Presentation
    Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
    Presenter : Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Higurashi A., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Okamoto H.
    Name of Society : International Radiation Symposium 2012 (2012)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Sugimoto N., Okamoto H.
    Name of Society : Joint workshop on CALIPSO, CloudSat, EarthCARE (2012)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Presenter : Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : Joint workshop on CALIPSO, CloudSat, EarthCARE (2012)
    Name of Proceedings : -
  • Presenter : Ota Y., Higurashi A., Nakajima T., Yokota T.
    Name of Society : ASSFTS 15 (2010)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Presenter : Nakajima T., Nakajima T., Kikuchi N., Higurashi A., Sano I., Takamura T., Ishida H., Fukuda S., Schutgens N., Mukai M., Takenaka H.
    Name of Society : 6th Int.Workshop Greenhouse Gas Meas.Space(IWGGMS-6) (2010)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, 6
  • Presenter : Ota Y., Higurashi A., Nakajima T., Yokota T.
    Name of Society : 6th Int.Workshop Greenhouse Gas Meas.Space(IWGGMS-6) (2010)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, 27-28
  • Presenter : Kikuchi N., Higurashi A., Yokota T., Fukuda S., Nakajima T.
    Name of Society : 4th Jpn.-China-Korea Jt.Conf.Meteorol. (2009)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, 256
  • Presenter : Ota Y., Higurashi A., Nakajima T., Yokota T.
    Name of Society : IRS 2008(Int.Radiat.Symp.) (2008)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, 87
  • Research Presentation
    Vicarious calibration of GMS-5/VISSR for estimation of radiation budget
    Presenter : Takenaka H.(*1), Fukuda S.(*2), Nakajima T.Y.(*3), Higurashi A., Sekiguchi M.(*4), Okuyama A.(*5), Hashimoto T.(*5), Takamura T.(*1), Nakajima T.(*2)
    Name of Society : IUGG 2007(Poster Session) (2007)
  • Research Presentation
    Controlling factors of aerosol radiative forcing in Asia
    Presenter : HIGURASHI Akiko
    Name of Society : IUGG 2007(Poster Session) (2007)
  • Research Presentation
    Global distribution and microphysical properties of clouds and aerosols observed by multi-spectral imagers
    Presenter : HIGURASHI Akiko
    Name of Society : AOGS 2007 4th Annu.Meet. (2007)
  • Research Presentation
    Global carbon dioxide and methane column observation by GOSAT(Greenhouse gases observing satellite)
    Presenter : Inoue G.(*1), YOKOTA Tatsuya, Maksyutov S., Oguma H., Morino I., HIGURASHI Akiko, Aoki T., Yoshida Y., Eguchi N., Suto H.(*2), Kuze A.(*2), Hamazaki T.(*2)
    Name of Society : EGU General Assembly 2006 (2006)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Error analysis of CO2 column amount retrievals using SWIR synthetic data of the GOSAT FTS: Impact of atmospheric aerosols
    Presenter : YOKOTA Tatsuya, HIGURASHI Akiko, Ota Y., Morino I., Oguma H.
    Name of Society : AGU 2006 Fall Meet. (2006)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts(CD-ROM), A21F-0899
  • Research Presentation
    Estimation of CO2 column concentration from space in the presence of cirrus cloud -Data Analysis of GOSAT Project-
    Presenter : Inoue G.(*1), YOKOTA Tatsuya, Eguchi N., Yoshida Y., Aoki T., Morino I., HIGURASHI Akiko, Oguma H.
    Name of Society : Open Sci.Conf.GHG Cycle Northern Hemisphere (2006)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts(CD-ROM)
  • Research Presentation
    A study of the global aerosol long-term trend using satellite observations
    Presenter : Zhao T.X.-P.(*1)(*2), Laszlo I.(*2), Mishchenko M.(*3), Torres O.(*4), HIGURASHI Akiko
    Name of Society : IAMAS 2005 (2005)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Detection of aerosol optical properties using satellite shorter visible channnels
    Presenter : Higurashi A., Hoeller R.(*1), Nakajima T.(*2)
    Name of Society : IAMAS 2005 (2005)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Retrieval tests of CO2 column density from simulation data of the GOSAT SWIR FTS under cirrus-existing conditions
    Presenter : Yokota T., Higurashi A., Aoki T., Morino I., Oguma H., Inoue G.
    Name of Society : Atmos.Sci.Space Fourier Transform Spectrom.12th Workshop(ASSFTS 12 Workshop) (2005)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Utilization of the water vapor saturated absorption band to retrieve CO2 column density from space by GOSAT under the cirrus-existing condition
    Presenter : Yokota T., Higurashi A., Aoki T., Morino I., Oguma H., Eguchi N., Yoshida Y., Inoue G.
    Name of Society : AGU 2005 Fall Meet. (2005)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Data retrieval strategy of a nadir-looking SWIR FTS aboard GOSAT to monitor CO2 column density from space
    Presenter : Yokota T., Higurashi A., Morino I., Oguma H., Inoue G.
    Name of Society : Int.Radiat.Symp.2004 (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Detection of aerosol types from Space-born radiometer over the Ocean
    Presenter : Higurashi A., Nakajima T.(*1)
    Name of Society : Int.Radiat.Symp.2004 (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Long-term analysis of the aerosol optical properties on global scale from NOAA/AVHRR
    Presenter : Higurashi A., Saeki T.(*1), Nakajima T.(*1)
    Name of Society : Int.Radiat.Symp.2004 (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Spectral absorption of solar radiation by aerosols during ACE Asia
    Presenter : Bergstrom R.(*1), Pilewskie P.(*2), Russel P.(*2), Schmid B.(*1), Redemann J.(*1), Higurashi A., Nakajima T.(*3), Quinn P.(*4)
    Name of Society : Int.Radiat.Symp.2004 (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    On an evaluation of the aerosol radiative forcing with use of satellite remote sensing,surface observation,and a climate model
    Presenter : HIGURASHI Akiko
    Name of Society : Int.Radiat.Symp.2004 (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Sensor specification demand of a nadir looking SWIR FTS aboard GOSAT to monitor CO2 column density in the clear sky condition
    Presenter : Yokota T., Higurashi A., Oguma H., Morino I., Aoki T., Inoue G.
    Name of Society : AGU 2004 Fall Meet. (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Eos,Transactions, 85(47)
  • Research Presentation
    Retrieval precision tests of CO2 column amount from simulatied data of the GOSAT SWIR FTS by applying rodgers' method
    Presenter : Ishihara H.(*1), Uemura N.(*1), Nobuta K.(*1), Yokota T., Higurashi A., Morino I., Oguma H., Aoki T., Inoue G.
    Name of Society : AGU 2004 Fall Meet. (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Eos,Transactions, 85(47)
  • Research Presentation
    Overview of greenhouse gases observing satellite(GOSAT) of Japan
    Presenter : Inoue G., Yokota T., Oguma H., Higurashi A., Morino I., Aoki T.
    Name of Society : AGU 2004 Fall Meet. (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Eos,Transactions, 85(47)
  • Research Presentation
    Test measurements by a BBM of the nadir-looking SWIR FTS aboard GOSAT to monitor CO2 column density from space
    Presenter : Yokota T., Oguma H., Morino I., Higurashi A., Inoue G.
    Name of Society : SPIE 4th Int.Asia-Pac.Environ.Remote Sensing Symp. (2004)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Research Presentation
    Aerosol type classification with MODIS four channel radiance data during the APEX-E3
    Presenter : Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : 6th APEX Int.Workshop (2003)
    Name of Proceedings : なし
  • Research Presentation
    Aerosol characteristics over the East China Sea from satellite four-channel radiances
    Presenter : Higurashi A., Nakajima T.(*1), Ohta S.(*2), Takamura T.(*3), Holben B.N.(*4)
    Name of Society : IUGG 2003 (2003)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, A370
  • Research Presentation
    A study of the correlation between aerosol and cloud parameters using satellite datasets
    Presenter : Sekiguchi M.(*1), Nakajima T.(*1), Kawamoto K.(*2), Sano I.(*3), Higurashi A., Mukai S.(*3)
    Name of Society : IUGG 2003(Poster Session) (2003)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, A371
  • Research Presentation
    A method for satellite remote sensing of aerosols over land surfaces using GLI's UV-channel
    Presenter : Hoeller R.(*1), Higurashi A., Nakajima T.(*2), Nakajima T.Y.(*1)
    Name of Society : IUGG 2003 (2003)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, A365
  • Research Presentation
    Evaluation of the direct and indirect radiative forcings of aerosols in the East China Sea region
    Presenter : HIGURASHI Akiko
    Name of Society : IUGG 2003 (2003)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, A366-A367
  • Research Presentation
    Global and regional correlations between aerosol and cloud parameters
    Presenter : Sekiguchi M.(*1), Kawamoto K.(*2), Nakajima T.(*1), Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : 11th Conf.Atmos.Radiat. (2002)
    Name of Proceedings : Proceedings, 132
  • Research Presentation
    Aerosol type classification with seawifs four-channel radiance data
    Presenter : Higurashi A., Nakajima T(*1)
    Name of Society : 11th Conf.Atmos.Radiat. (2002)
    Name of Proceedings : Proceedings, 228
  • Research Presentation
    GCM-simulated and satellite-retrieved cloud-aerosol interaction (3.16)
    Presenter : HIGURASHI Akiko,
    Name of Society : AMS 11th Conf.Cloud Phys. (2002)
    Name of Proceedings : Proceedings, 3.16
  • Satistics of aerosol optical properties derived from satellite remote sinsings
    Presenter : Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : 8th Sci.Assem.IAMAS (2001)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Retrieval of aerosol properties from MODIS data during APEX-E1 period
    Presenter : Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : 8th Sci.Assem.IAMAS (2001)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • GCM-simulated and satellite-retrieved aerosol-cloud interaction
    Presenter : Higurashi A.
    Name of Society : 8th Sci.Assem.IAMAS (2001)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts