Senior Researcher
Last Update:2015/06/17
Researcher Name OGURA Tomoo
Div (Section) name/title Center for Global Environmental Research(Climate Modeling and Analysis Section)/Senior Researcher
Research Subject climate projection with numerical models
Researh Interests Currently interested in the improvement of cloud parameterization of a climate model. Also interested in variation of cloud feedbacks between climate models in a climate change projection.
Degree(s) Doctor of Philosophy in Science
Academic Speciality Field Physics,Computer Science,Earth Science
Environmental Speciality Field global warming,climate projection,meteorology
Keyword(s) global climate model,parameterization
Career 2002 March Graduated, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tokyo, Ph.D. in Science
2002 May Researcher, Center for Climate System Research, University of Tokyo
2003 July Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies
2006 January-November Visiting scientist, Met Office Hadley Centre
2008 July Senior Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies
URL http://www.nies.go.jp/researchers-e/100120.html
Membership of Academic Society Meteorological Society of Japan,American Geophysical Union

Research Subject (View all list click here)
1216CE003 : Towards reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity
1620AA012 : Studies of global climate risks based on integrated assessment of climate change projections, impact and response options
1216CE002 : Program for generation of climate change risk information
Research Result(Latest five records)
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Webb M. J., Lock A. P., Bretherton C. S., Bony S., Cole J. N. S., Idelkadi A., Kang S. M., Koshiro T., Kawai H., Ogura T., Roehrig R., Shin Y., Mauritsen T., Sherwood S. C., Vial J., Watanabe M., Woelfle M. D., Zhao M. (2015) The impact of parametrized convection on cloud feedback. Philosophical transactions of the royal society A, 373 (20140414)

Kamae Y., Watanabe M., Ogura T., Yoshimori M., Shiogama H. (2015) Rapid adjustments of cloud and hydrological cycle to increasing CO2 : a review. Current Climate Change Reports, 1 (2), 103-113

Yoshimori M., Abe-Ouchi A., Watanabe M., Oka A., Ogura T. (2014) Robust seasonality of Arctic warming processes in two different versions of the MIROC GCM. Journal of Climate, 27, 6358-6375

Shiogama H., Watanabe M., Ogura T., Yokohata T., Kimoto M. (2014) Multi-parameter multi-physics ensemble (MPMPE): a new approach exploring the uncertainties of climate sensitivity. Atmospheric Science Letters, 15 (2), 97-102

Ishizaki Y., Yokohata T., Emori S., Shiogama H., Takahashi K., Hanasaki N., Toru Nozawa, Ogura T., Toshiyuki Nakaegawa, Masakazu Yoshimori, Ai Yoshida, Shigeru Watanabe (2014) Validation of a Pattern Scaling Approach for Determining the Maximum Available Renewable Freshwater Resource. Journal of hydrometeorology, 15 (1), 505-516
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Ogura T., Webb M. J., Watanabe M., Lambert F. H., Y. Tsushima (2015) Sensitivity of tropospheric adjustment to instantaneous radiative forcing. CFMIP meeting, -

Ogura T., Kamae Y., Shiogama H., Watanabe M., Yokohata T., Tatebe H., Satoh M., Kodama C., Yamada Y., Noda A. T., Chen Y. W., Tsushima Y., Kimoto M. (2014) Factors contributing to the uncertainty in cloud feedback and climate sensitivity. International workshop on risk information on climate change, -

Ogura T., Watanabe M., Yoshimori M., Kimoto M., Shiogama H., Kamae Y., Yokohata T., Annan J. D., Hargreaves J. C., Tatebe H. (2014) On the effectiveness and limitation of parameter tuning. WGCM workshop on model tuning, -

Ogura T., Shiogama H., Watanabe M., Yoshimori M., Yokohata T., Annan J. D. , Hargreaves J. C. (2014) On the parametric uncertainty of MIROC5 radiation bias. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 11th Annual Meeting, Abstracts

Ogura T., Watanabe M., Kamae Y., Shiogama H., Tatebe H., Yokohata T., Kimoto M. (2014) Impact of a shallow convection parameterization to the cloud feedback in MIROC5. EUCLIPSE/CFMIP Meeting, -

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