Senior Researcher
Last Update:2011/08/24
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
Academic Speciality Field Science,Physics
Environmental Speciality Field Atmospheric environment
Membership of Academic Society Meteorological Society of Japan,AGU

Research Subject (View all list click here)
1517CD021 : Global aerosol analysis using data measured with space-borne active and passive sensors
1516MA001 : Development of aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using ATLID and MSI data of EarthCARE
1519CD001 : Advancement of climate change prediction by aerosol ground-based remote-sensing network
1418BA002 : Development of evaluation system for multiscale air quality change and analysis of change events
Research Result(Latest five records)
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Sugimoto N., Nishizawa T., Shimizu A., Matsui I., Jin Y., Higurashi A., Uno I., Hara Y., Yumimoto K., Kudo R. (2015) Continuous observations of atmospheric aerosols across East Asia. SPIE Newsroom, 21

Ota Y., Higurashi A., Nakajima T., Yokota T. (2010) Matrix formulations of radiative transfer including the polarization effect in a coupled atmosphere-ocean system. J.Quant.Spectrosc.Radiat.Transfer, 111 (6), 878-894

Nakajima T.Y., Higurashi A., Nakajima T., Fukuda S., Katagiri S. (2009) Development of cloud and aerosol retrieval algorithms for ADEOS-II/GLI mission. J.Remote Sens.Soc.Jpn., 29 (1), 60-69

Takamura T., Takenaka H., Cui Y., Nakajima T.Y., Higurashi A., Fukuda S., Kikuchi N., Nakajima T., Sano I. et al. (2009) Aerosol and cloud validation system based on SKYNET observations: Estimation of shortwave radiation budget using ADEOS-II/GLI data. J.Remote Sens.Soc.Jpn., 29 (1), 40-53

Nakajima T., Yoon S., Ramanathan V., Shi G., Takemura T., Higurashi A., Takamura T., Sugimoto N., Shimizu A., Tanimoto H. et al. (2007) Overview of the Atmospheric Brown Cloud East Asian Regional Experiment 2005 and a study of the aerosol direct radiative forcing in east Asia. J.Geophys.Res., 112, D24S91
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Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A., Jin Y. (2016) The Asian dust and aerosol lidar observation network (AD-Net): current status and progress. International Skynet Workshop, abstracts

Nakajima T., Goto D., Dai T., Misawa S., Uchida J., Schutgens N., Hashimoto M., Oikawa E., Takenaka H., Tsuruta H., Inoue T., Higurashi A. (2015) An effort for developing a seamless transport modeling and remote sensing system for air pollutants. 2015 AGU Fall meeting, -

Nishizawa T., Sugimoto N., Matsui I., Shimizu A., Higurashi A., Jin Y. (2015) The Asian Dust and Aerosol Lidar Observation Network (AD-Net): Strategy and Progress. 27th International Laser Radar Conference, Abstracts

Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Sugimoto N., Kudo R., Oikawa E., Okamoto H. (2014) Japanese aerosol and cloud retrieval algorithms using EarthCARE ATLID and MSI. CALIPSO/CloudSat science team meeting, -, 1

Nishizawa T., Higurashi A., Sugimoto N., Kudo R., Oikawa E., Okamoto H. (2014) Aerosol and cloud observation with the JAXA/ESA EarthCARE high spectral resolution lidar. 1st International workshop on space-based lidar remote sensing techniques and emerging technologies, Abstracts, 1

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