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)
1620AA012 : Studies of global climate risks based on integrated assessment of climate change projections, impact and response options
1721CE001 : Understanding and reducing uncertainty related to climate sensitivity
1719CD016 : Uncertainty in tropospheric cloud adjustment and instantaneous radiative forcing
1719BA011 : A Research for Validity Evaluation of HFC and GHG Reducing Measure for Ozone Layer Recovery
Research Result(Latest five records)
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Abe M., Nozawa T., Ogura T., Takata K. (2016) Effect of retreating sea ice on Arctic cloud cover in simulated recent global warming. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 14343-14356

Kamae Y., Ogura T., Watanabe M., Xie S.P., Ueda H. (2016) Robust cloud feedback over tropical land in a warming climate. Journal of Geophysical Research:Atmospheres, 121, 2593-2609

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
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Hirota N., Shiogama H., Akiyoshi H., Ogura T., Takahashi M., Kawatani Y., Kimoto M., Mori M. (2017) Factors in the troposphere affecting the stratospheric waves associated with the unexpected QBO disruption in 2016. Joint SPARC Dynamics and Observations Workshop - QBOi, FISAPS and SATIO-TCS, -

Hirota N., Ogura T., Tatabe H., Shiogama H., Watanabe M., Kimoto M. (2017) Roles of shallow convective moistening in the eastward propagation of MJO. 2017 CFMIP Meeting on Clouds, Precipitation, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity, -

Ogura T. (2017) Implementation of COSP in MIROC and its current application. COSP Workshop, -

Hirota N., Ogura T., Tatabe H., Shiogama H., Watanabe M., Kimoto M. (2016) Improvements of the Eastward Propagation of the MJO in MIROC6. AGU Fall Meeting 2016, -

Ogura T., Webb M. J. (2016) Radiative heating effect of SST increase in climate feedback. CFMIP/WCRP/ICTP Conference on Cloud Processes, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity, -

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