Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameKAWAMOTO, Haruko
AffiliationResearch Department, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProject Researcher
Arrival dayMarch 1st 2007
Leaving the office dayFebruary 8th 2009
Year of Birth1974
Academic CareerHokkaido University (1997)
Hokkaido University, M.Course (1999)
Professional CareerJapan Radio Co., Ltd. (1999)
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature(2007)
Higher DegreesM.Eng
Fields of SpecializationRadar Meteorology
Low Temperature Physics
Academic Society MembershipsMeteorological Society of Japan
Society of Atmospheric Electricity of Japan
AppealI make the grid map of Asia from rain gauges. In terms of precipitation, I am engaged in creating some dataset to carry out climate variation analysis.

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

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) (ed.) From Headwaters to the Ocean: Hydrological Change and Watershed Management. Talor & Francis., pp.37-41. (reviewed).

"Kawamoto, H. Yatagai, A." 2008 Quality check of a gauge-based daily precipitation dataset: Using maximum rain rate given in the standard product 2A25 of TRMM/PR . Guy Delrieu (ed.) WRaH2008 . pp.P2-018-4ページ. Weather Radar and Hydrology2008のExtended Abstracts のCDとして配布。

【Review Articles】

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).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Kawamoto,H. , A.Yatagai, K.Kamiguchi, O.Arakawa and Masato I. Nodzu Comparison of daily precipitation using gauge-based data and estimated rain rate from 2A25 of TRMM/PR within 31.5 - 36.0˚N, Asia. International Symposium of IAHS-PUB and the 2nd International Symposium of China-PUB, IAHS-PUB-CHINA 2008, 2008.11.07-2008.11.09, Seito, China.

Kamiguchi, K., A.Yatagai, O.Arakawa, H. Kawamoto, Masato I. Nodzu and A. Kitoh Introduction of APHRO_EA, High-Resolution Daily Precipitation Data in East Asia. International Symposium of IAHS-PUB and the 2nd International Symposium of China-PUB, IAHS-PUB-CHINA 2008, 2008.11.07-2008.11.09, Seito, China.

Akiyo Yatagai, Haruko Kawamoto, Pingping Xie Products and validation of GAME re-analyses and JRA-25: Precipitation. The 3rd World Climate Research Programme, 2008.01.28-2008.02.01, Tokyo.

"Akiyo Yatagai, Akio Kitoh, Kenji Kamiguchi, Osamu Arakawa , Asian Precipitation -- Highly Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evaluation of the Water Resources (APHRODITE’s Water Resources). PHERPP, 2007.12.03-2007.12.05, Geneva.

【Poster Presentation】

Kamiguchi,K., A. Yatagai, O. Arakawa, H. Kawamoto, M. I. Nodzu, and A. Kitoh, Precipitation Characteristics of APHRO_PR, High-Resolution Daily Precipitation Data.. 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, and 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, 2008.11.03-2008.11.06, Beijing.

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.

Haruko Kawamoto, Akiyo Yatagai Quality check of a gauge-based daily precipitation dataset: Using maximum rain rates given in the standard product 2A25 of TRMM/PR. Weather Radar and Hydrology 2008, 2008.03.10-2008.03.12, Grenoble,France.