Senior Researcher
Last Update:2013/08/12
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
Membership of Academic Society Meteorological Society of Japan,American Geophysical Union

Research Subject (View all list click here)
1115AA012 : Study on global risks related to climate change
1216CE003 : Towards reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity
1216CE002 : Program for generation of climate change risk information
Research Result(Latest five records)
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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

Shiogama H., Ogura T. (2014) Clouds of uncertainty. Nature, 505, 34-35

Ogura T., Webb M.J., Watanabe M., Lambert F. H., Tsushima Y., Sekiguchi M. (2013) Importance of instantaneous radiative forcing for rapid tropospheric adjustment. Climate Dynamics,

Ishizaki Y., Shiogama H., Emori S., Yokohata T., Toru N., Takahashi K., Ogura T., Masakazu Y., Nagashima T. (2013) Dependence of Precipitation Scaling Patterns on Emission Scenarios for Representative Concentration Pathways. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 26 (22), 8868-8879

Watanabe M., Shiogama H., Yoshimori M., Ogura T., Yokohata T., Okamoto H., Emori S., Kimoto M. (2012) Fast and slow timescales in the tropical low-cloud response to increasing CO2 in two climate models. Climate Dynamics, 39, 1627-1641
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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. CFMIP-EUCLIPSE meeting on cloud processes and climate feedbacks, -

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

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, -

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. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 11th Annual Meeting (AOGS2014), -

Kamae Y., Shiogama H., Watanabe M., Ogura T., Yokohata T., Kimoto M. (2014) Lower tropospheric mixing intensity and climate sensitivity in Multi-Parameter Multi-Physics Ensemble (MPMPE). Tropical Meteorology Workshop 2014, -

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