Department of Typhoon and Severe Weather Research
Fourth Laboratory

Summary Account


The main target of our study is "extreme weather events" such as localized heavy rain and tornadoes which most likely cause severe disasters.

For the purpose of securely protecting our lives and society by developing the technology to monitor and predict these phenomena, we promote the research projects shown below.

1) Development of observational instruments and systems

2) Investigation of generation mechanism of extreme weather events

3) Development of detection and short-time forecast algorithms using deep learnig


Job titleName
HeadKUSUNOKI Kenichi
Senior ResearcherADACHI Toru
ResearcherSUZUKI Osamu

Ordinary research

Cooperative Research and Development with East Japan Railway Company

  • Development of a system for automatic strong gust detection and warning for railroads

Public/Private R&D Investment Strategic Expansion PrograM:PRISM

  • Development of an advanced system for automatic predistion and prevention information for severe local storms using deep learning