Publications by Hideaki KAWAI / 川合秀明




■ Publications (Peer-reviewed, English)

  • Kawai, H., T. Koshiro, and M. J. Webb, 2017: Interpretation of Factors Controlling Low Cloud Cover and Low Cloud Feedback Using a Unified Predictive Index. J. Climate, in press.


  • Kawai, H., T. Koshiro, H. Endo, O. Arakawa, and Y. Hagihara, 2016: Changes in marine fog in a warmer climate. Atmos. Sci. Let., 17, 548-555. [Link]


  • Tsushima, Y., M. A. Ringer, T. Koshiro, H. Kawai, R. Roehrig, J. Cole, M. Watanabe, T. Yokohata, A. Bodas-Salcedo, K. D. Williams, and M. J. Webb, 2016: Robustness, uncertainties, and emergent constraints in the radiative responses of stratocumulus cloud regimes to future warming. Clim. Dyn., 46(9), 3025-3039. [Link]


  • Webb, M.. J, A. P. Lock, C. S. Bretherton, S. Bony, J. Cole, S. Kang, T. Koshiro, H. Kawai, T. Ogura, R. Roehrig, Y. Shin, T. Mauritsen, S. S. Sherwood, J. Vial, M. Watanabe, M. D. Woelfle, and M. Zhao, 2015: The impact of parametrized convection on cloud feedback. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 373, 20140414. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2014.0414. [Link]


  • Kawai, H., S. Yabu, Y. Hagihara, T. Koshiro, and H. Okamoto, 2015: Characteristics of the Cloud Top Heights of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds and the Frequency of Marine Fog over Mid-Latitudes. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 93, 613-628. [Link]


  • Jiang, J. H., et al., 2015: Evaluating the Diurnal Cycle of Upper-Tropospheric Ice Clouds in Climate Models Using SMILES Observations. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 1022-1044. [Link]


  • Webb, M. J., A. P. Lock, A. Bodas-Salcedo, S. Bony, J. N. S. Cole, T. Koshiro, H. Kawai, C. Lacagnina, F. M. Selten, R. Roehrig, and B. Stevens, 2015: The diurnal cycle of marine cloud feedback in climate models. Clim. Dyn., 44, 1419-1436. doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2234-1. [Link]


  • Zhang, M., et al., 2013: CGILS: Results from the First Phase of an International Project to Understand the Physical Mechanisms of Low Cloud Feedbacks in Single Column Models. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5, doi:10.1002/2013MS000246. [Link]


  • Su, H., et al., 2013: Diagnosis of Regime-dependent Cloud Simulation Errors in CMIP5 Models Using “A-Train” Satellite Observations and Reanalysis Data. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2762-2780, doi:10.1029/2012JD018575. [Link]


  • Kawai, H., 2012: Examples of mechanisms for negative cloud feedback of stratocumulus and stratus in cloud parameterizations. SOLA, 8, 150-154. [Link]


  • Jiang, J. H., et al., 2012: Evaluation of cloud and water vapor simulations in CMIP5 climate models using NASA "A-Train" satellite observations. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D14105. [Link]


  • Kawai, H., and J. Teixeira, 2012: Probability Density Functions of Liquid Water Path and Total Water Content of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds: Implications for Cloud Parameterization. J. Climate, 25, 2162-2177. [Link]


  • Lee, S.-J., and H. Kawai, 2011: Mixing Depth Estimation from Operational JMA and KMA Wind-Profiler Data and Its Preliminary Applications: Examples from Four Selected Sites. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 89, 15-28. [Link]


  • Kawai, H., and J. Teixeira, 2010: Probability Density Functions of Liquid Water Path and Cloud Amount of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds: Geographical and Seasonal Variations and Controlling Meteorological Factors. J. Climate, 23, 2079-2092. [Link]


  • Kawai, H., and T. Inoue, 2006: A simple parameterization scheme for subtropical marine stratocumulus. SOLA, 2, 17-20. [Link]


  • Mizuta, R., K. Oouchi, H. Yoshimura, A. Noda, K. Katayama, S. Yukimoto, M. Hosaka, S. Kusuunoki, H. Kawai and M. Nakagawa, 2006: 20-km-mesh global climate simulations using JMA-GSM model -- mean climate states --. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 84, 165-185. [Link]


■ Publications (non-peer-reviewed, English)

  • Kawai, H., S. Yukimoto, T. Koshiro, N. Oshima, T. Tanaka, and H. Yoshimura, 2017: Improved Representation of Clouds in Climate Model MRI-ESM2. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 47, 7.07-7.08. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., T. Koshiro, M. Webb, S. Yukimoto, and T. Tanaka, 2015: Cloud feedbacks in MRI-CGCM3. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 45, 7.11-7.12. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., S. Yabu, and Y. Hagihara, 2014: The Evaluation of the Vertical Structures of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds over Mid-Latitudes. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 44, 6.11-6.12. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., H. Yonehara, and M. Ujiie, 2013: Vertical Layer Placement in the Eta Coordinate for Models with a High Model Top. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 43, 3.03-3.04. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2013: Improvement of a Stratocumulus Scheme for Mid-latitude Marine Low Clouds. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 43, 4.03-4.04. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2012: Results of ASTEX and Composite model intercomparison cases using two versions of JMA-GSM SCM. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 42, 4.11-4.12. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2012: Mechanisms of negative cloud radiative feedback of stratocumulus and stratus in JMA-GSM SCM. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 42, 7.07-7.08. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2006: PDF Cloud Scheme and Prognostic Cloud Scheme in JMA Global Model. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 36, 4.15-4.16. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2005: Improvement of a Cloud Ice Fall Scheme in GCM. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 35, 4.11-4.12. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2004: Impact of a parameterization for subtropical marine stratocumulus. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 34, 4.13-4.14. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2003: Impact of a cloud ice fall scheme based on an analytically integrated solution. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 33, 4.11-4.12. [Link] [pdf]


  • Kawai, H., 2002: Forecast of Sulfur Dioxide Flow from Miyake Volcano with a High Resolution Regional Transport Model. CAS/JSC WGNE Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling/WMO, 32, 5.24-5.25. [Link] [pdf]


■ Publications (Japanese)

  • 荒木健太郎 ほか, 2017: 「エアロゾル・雲・降水の相互作用に関する研究集会」報告. 天気, 64, 483-491. [Link]


  • 小倉知夫, 神代剛, 鈴木健太郎, 清木達也, 川合秀明, 野田暁, 釜江陽一, 渡部雅浩, 2016: 雲フィードバックに関するモデル相互比較プロジェクト(CFMIP)会議2015参加報告. 天気, 63, 105-112. [Link]


  • 釜江陽一, 小倉知夫, 神代剛, 小玉知央, 野田暁, 清木達也, Ying-Wen Chen, 塩竈秀夫, 川合秀明, 渡部雅浩, 2014: 雲フィードバックに関するモデル相互比較プロジェクト(CFMIP)会議2014参加報告. 天気, 61, 997-1004. [Link]


  • 小玉知央, 釜江陽一, 小倉知夫, 神代剛, 川合秀明, 野田暁, 渡部雅浩, 2013: 雲フィードバックに関するモデル相互比較プロジェクト(CFMIP)会議2013参加報告. 天気, 60, 1029-1035. [Link]


  • 川合 秀明, 2004: 雲水過程, 数値予報課報告・別冊第50号, 72, 気象庁予報部.


■ Doctrial Thesis

  • Kawai, H., 2017: Study on Marine Boundary Layer Clouds and Their Environment for Cloud Parameterizations in Global Climate Models. 1-111. [Digest] [Japanese Abstract])