In our laboratory, it is investigated the roles of cloud and aerosol in climate by theoretical and observational studies.

News

  • Mayuki Sano wins the Ma..

    2024/01/27

    Mayuki Sano, a second-year student in the Master Course in our laboratory, will receive the Matsuno Award for her presentation in the 2023 Autumn Meeting of the Meteorological Society of Japan.This award is given to students who have made an outstanding presentation on research that was conducted independently by the student and that has produced highly original and remarkable results. …

  • MSJ 2020 autumn meeting..

    2020/11/01

    The 2020 autumn meeting of Meteorological Society of Japan was held online from October 25 to 31, 2020. A total of six people, including two professors and four students, participated from this laboratory. In addition, Amma (D1) and Yamashita (M2) gave a presentation. In the on-demand presentation, we discussed with the participants by zoom and by responding to the comments …

  • JpGU - AGU Joint Meetin..

    2020/07/20

    The JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020 was held online from July 12 to 16, 2020. Six people from this laboratory, including three professors and three students, participated. Also, Dr. Iwabuchi, Dr. Khatri, and Mr. Yamashita gave an online poster presentation. Due to the recent COVID-19 situation, most of the research meetings were canceled or postponed. Thus, it was hard to collect …

  • Workshop on Atmospheric..

    2019/09/26

    From Sep. 17th to 19th, a workshop on atmospheric radiation and remote sensing was held in Inawashiro, Fukushima. Members of our laboratory and Irie laboratory (Chiba university), and a researcher from Meteorological Research Institute participated in this workshop. In this workshop, each participant made a presentation on their own research theme and a discussion. In addition, we took a lecture …

  • JpGU Meeting 2019 Atten..

    2019/06/07

    The JpGU 2019 annual meeting was held on the International Convention Complex “Makuhari Messe” in Chiba from May 26 to 30, 2019. From our laboratory, there are four participants who attend the meeting, especially in Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Science part. Dr. Iwabuchi and Mr. Takahashi gave an oral presentation, and Ms. Wang and Mrs. Murni gave a poster presentation. Both …

  • MSJ Spring Meeting 2019..

    2019/05/22

    The Japan Meteorological Society 2019 Spring Meeting was held at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center from May 15 to 18, 2019. A total of six people, including two professors and four students, participated from this laboratory. In addition, two master’s course students, Amma and Yamashita, gave poster presentations. In the poster presentation, we received various opinions about the content …

  • AGU Fall meeting 2018 i..

    2018/12/21

    From Dec. 9th to 14th, AGU Fall meeting was held in Washington DC, US. Dr. Iwabuchi and Mr. Takahashi from our laboratory participated this meeting and gave a poster presentation. During the meeting, there were many oral and poster presentations, and I could hear a lot of new scientific results from the presentations. In particular, in the session about “boundary …

  • Short term study abroad..

    2018/12/04

    From November 4, 2018 to December 2, 2018, I went to University of Colorado Boulder by using Tohoku University Cooperative Laboratory Program (COLABS), joined in Dr. Schmidt’s research group and did my research. During my short stay, I worked on an approach to physically consider my research mainly under the guidance of Dr. Schmidt. As a result, opportunities to think …

Research topics

  • Macroscopic characteris..

    2022/06/24

    Diurnal variation of clouds and precipitation associated with the Baiu–Meiyu rainband, which characterizes the climate in East Asia, is apparent and has regional characteristics. However, diurnal variation of optically-thin high clouds, as seen from mature stage to dissipating stage in the life cycle of convective clouds, has not been well understood.­­­ Our group attempted to clarify the macroscopic characteristics of …

  • Retrieval of cloud prop..

    2020/02/13

    Though satellite observations are vital in understanding cloud characteristics and the roles of clouds on climate system, the quality assurance of cloud properties observed by satellites is recognized as one of the important tasks in cloud remote sensing community. Cloud observation from surface is useful in validating such satellite cloud products as well as understanding cloud characteristics in more detail …