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Staff Profile

NameYATAGAI,Akiyo
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionAssistant Professor
Arrival day2002-03-01
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1968
Academic CareerDepartment of Geoscience,Unibersity of Tsukuba,D.Course(1996)
Department of Geoscience,University of Tsukuba,M.Course(1992)
Department of Natural Sciences,1st cluster of colleges,University of Tsukuba(1990)
Professional CareerAssitant Professor,Research Institute for Humanity and Nature(RIHN)(2002) - present
Lecturer(temporary),Meiji University(2003) - present
COE Research Fellow,Disaster Prevention Research Institute,Kyoto Univesity(2001)
Research Fellow,National Space Debelopment Agency of Japan/Earth Observation Research Center(NASDA/EORC)(1995)
Higher DegreesPh.D(Science)(Unibersity of Tsukuba,1996)
M.Sc.(University of Tsukuba,1992)
Fields of SpecializationAtomospheric science
Climatology
Hydrology
Satellite Remote Sensing
Geography
Academic Society MembershipsMeteorological Society of Japan
The Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
The Association of Geographers
The American Meteorological Society
American Geophysical Union
Home Pagehttp://www.chikyu.ac.jp/akiyo/

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

A. Yatagai 2010 Meteorological Observation Launched at Domkar, Ladakh. Himalayan Study Monographs 11. (reviewed). (in press)

Yatagai, A. O. Arakawa, K. Kamiguchi, H. Kawamoto, M. I. Nodzu and A. Hamada 2009,06 A 44-year daily gridded precipitation dataset for Asia based on a dense network of rain gauges. SOLA 5:137-140. DOI:10.2151/sola.2009-035 (reviewed).

Geethalakshmi, V., A. Yatagai, K. Palanisamy and C. Umetsu 2009,04 Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean Dipole on the Northeast Monsoon Rainfall of Tamil Nadu state in India. Hydrological Processes 23:633-647. DOI:10.1002/hyp.7191 (reviewed).

Yatagai, A. 2009,04 Quantitative Estimation of Precipitation Climatology over the Himalayas. Himalayan Study Monographs 10:53-63. (in Japanese) (reviewed). (with English abstract)

Krishnamurti, T. N., A. K. Mishra, A. Simon, A. Yatagai 2009,04 Use of a dense gauge network over India for improving blended TRMM products and downscaled weather models. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan 87:395-416. DOI:10.2151/jmsj.87A.393 (reviewed).

Takashima, H., A. Yatagai, H. Kawamoto, O. Arakawa and K. Kamiguchi 2009 Hydrological balance over northern Eurasia from gauge-based high-resolution daily precipitation data, M. Taniguchi (eds). M. Taniguchi, W. C. Burnett, etc (ed.) From Headwaters to the Ocean: Hydrological Change and Watershed Management. Talor & Francis, London UK, pp.37-41. (reviewed).

Yatagai, A., P. Xie and P. Alpert 2008 Development of a daily gridded precipitation data set for the Middle East. Advance in Geosci 12:165-170. (reviewed).  http://www.adv-geosci.net/12/165/2008/adgeo-12-165-2008.html

Kitoh, A., A. Yatagai and P. Alpert 2008 First super-high-resolution model projection that the ancient “Fertile Crescent” will disappear in this century. Hydrological Research Letters 2:1-4. DOI:10.3178/HRL.2.1 (reviewed).

Yatagai, A., H. Kawamoto and P. Xie 2008 Products and validation of GAME re-analyses and JRA-25: Precipitation. Extended abstract for Third WCRP International Conference on Reanalysis.  http://wcrp.ipsl.jussieu.fr/Workshops/Reanalysis2008/abstract.html

Kitoh, A., A. Yatagai and P. Alpert 2008 Reply to comment by Ben-Zvi and Givati on 'First super-high-resolution model projection that the ancient "Fertile Crescent" will disappear in this century.'. Hydrological Research Letters 2:46. DOI:10.3178/hrl.2.46 (reviewed).

Yatagai, A. 2007 Interannual Variation of Summertime Precipitation over the Qilian Mountains in Northwest China. Bulletin of Glaciological Research 24:1-11. (reviewed).  http://www.seppyo.org/~bgr/no24.html

Yatagai, A., N. Yamazaki and T. Kurino 2007 The products and validation of GAME reanalysis and JRA-25 Part 1: Surface Fluxes. Hydrological Processes 21:2061-2073. DOI:10.1002/hyp.6713 (reviewed).

Xie, P., A. Yatagai, M. Chen, T. Hayasaka, Y. Fukushima, C. Liu and Y. Song 2007 A Gauge-Based Analysis of Daily Precipitation over East Asia. J. Hydrometeor 8:607-627. DOI:10.1175/JHM583.1 (reviewed).

Yatagai, A. 2007 Development of a daily grid precipitation data in the East Mediterranean and its application for the ICCAP studies. The final report of ICCAP:33-38.  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/iccap/finalreport.htm

Yatagai, A., and H. Kawamoto 2008 Quantitative estimation of orographic precipitation over the Himalayas by using TRMM/PR and a dense network of rain gauges. Proc. SPIE 7148-11. DOI:10.1117/12.811943 (reviewed).

Geethalakshmi, V., K. Palanisamy, A. Yatagai and C. Umetsu 2007 Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean dipole on the Northeast monsoon rainfall of Tamil Nadu state in India. Project report of Vulnerability and Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems:83-96.

【Review Articles】

Akiyo YATAGAI 2007 Analysis of hydrological cycle-Developments and utilization of gridded data sets-. Tenki 54:11-14. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Akiyo Yatagai, K. Okumiya, R. Sakamoto Meteorological observation including UV launched in Ladakh, the westernmost part of the Tibetan Plateau. 90th AMS Annual Meeting, 2010.01.17-2010.01.21, Atlanta, CA,USA.

Yatagai, A.,N. Yasutomi, A. Hamada, K. Kamiguchi, O. Arakawa A 47-Year Daily Gridded Precipitation Dataset for AsiaBased on a Dense Network of Rain Gauges-APHRODITE project. AGU Fall Meeting, 2009.12.14-2009.12.18, Sanfrancisco,California, USA.

Yatagai, A., T. N. Krishnamurti, A. K. Mishra, A. Simon Use of a Dense Rain-Gauge Network over Monsson Aisa for Improving Blended TRMM Products and Downscaled Weather Models. Fourth Japan-China-Korea Joint Conference on Meteorology, 2009.11.08-2009.11.10, Tsukuba, Japan.

Kamiguchi, K., O. Arakawa, A. Yatagai, H. Kawamoto, M.Nodzu Precipitation Characteristics of APHRO_PR, High-Resolution Daily Precipitation Data, . Fourth Japan-China-Korea Joint Conference on Meteorology, 2009.11.08-2009.11.10, Tsukuba, Japan..

Yatagai, A. A Development of Quantified Precipitation Climatology over the Himalayas by using TRMM/PR and a Dense Network of Rain-Gauges, MOCA-09. the IAMAS-IAPSO-IACS 2009 Joint Assembly, 2009.07.19-2009.07.29, Montréal, Canada.

Yatagai, A. Quantitative estimation of orographic precipitation over the Himalayas by using TRMM/PR and a dense network of rain gauges. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2009, 2009.04.19-2009.04.24, Vienna Austria..

Yatagai, A. A quantitative estimate of orographical precipitation over Himalayas by TRMM/PR and dense rain-gauge network. SPIE, 2008.11.17-2008.11.21, New Caledonia.

Takashima, H., A. Yatagai, H. Kawamoto, O. Arakawa and K. Kamiguchi Hydrological balance over northern Eurasia form gauge-based high-resolution daily precipitation data. Hydrochange 2008 in Kyoto, 2008.10.01-2008.10.03, Kyoto.

Yatagai, A. The Isotopic Composition of Water Vapor and the Concurrent Meteorological Condition over the Northern Part of the Tibetan Plateau. AMS Mountain Meteorology, 2008.08.11-2008.08.15, Vancouver, Canada.

Yatagai, A. Asian Precipitation – Highly Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evaluation of the Water Resources (APHRODITE's Water Resources). PEHRPP(Program for the Evaluation of High Resolution Precipitation Products), 2007.12.04, Geneva (WMO), Switzerland.

Yatagai, A. The isotopic composition of water vapor and the concurrent meteorological conditions around the northeast part of the Tibetan Plateau. IUGG(International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics), 2007.07.12, Perugia, Italy.

Yatagai, A. Development of a daily grid precipitation dataset over the East Mediterranean:extreme events in the analysis dataset. IUGG(International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics), 2007.07.09, Perugia, Italy.

Yatagai, A. Asian Precipitation -- Highly-Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evaluation of the Water Resources (APHRODITE's Water Resources). 21st Pacific Science Congress, 2007.06.16, Okinawa.

【Poster Presentation】

Yatagai, A. Interannual Variation of Summertime Precipitation around the Northern Part of the Tibetan Plateau in China. AGU 2008 Fall Meeting, 2008.12.15-2008.12.19, San Francisco.

Yatagai, A., H. Kawamoto, M. I. Nodzu, T. Watanabe, J. Kubota, A. Kitoh, K. Kamiguchi, O. Arakawa, S. Kanae Asian Precipitation-Highly-Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evalution of the Water Resources(APHRODITE's Water Resources). Conference of APHW in Beijing, 2008.11.07-2008.11.09, Beijing.

Yatagai, A., A. Sugimoto, and M. Nakawo Isotopic Composition of Water Vapor and Concurrent Meteorological Conditions Around the Arid Regions of China and the Tibetan Plateau. First International Conference: From Deserts to Monsoons, 2008.06.01-2008.06.06, Crete, Greece.

Yatagai, A. Interannual Variation in the Atomospheric Branch of the Hydrological Cycle Over the Fertile Crescent. First International Conference: From Deserts to Monsoons, 2008.06.01-2008.06.06, Crete, Greece.

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

Yatagai, A. Lecture on global and regional climate systems and Asian monsoon. Training Workshop on Climate Applications in ASEAN, 2009.10.05-2009.10.09, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.