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img To clarify the factors underlying severe weather phenomena such as heavy rainfall, heavy snowfall, and tornado, we examine the formation and maintenance mechanisms of them using observation data, objective analysis data, and numerical simulations with cloud-resolving model. By using the investigation results, expository descriptions of such phenomena are produced. The influence of urban effects on severe weather phenomena, such as "sudden heavy rainfalls", that are often observed in urban areas is also evaluated using numerical simulations.




Job titleName
HeadNaoko SEINO
Senior ResearcherWataru MASHIKO
ResearcherHiroshige TSUGUTI
ResearcherKentaro ARAKI


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last update : Apr. 17 2017
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