4th Asia Workshop

The 4th Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Asia Workshop on Precipitation Data Application Technique

hosted by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), jointly held with

The 2nd International Workshop on CMIP5 Model Intercomparisons for Future Projections of Precipitation and Climate in Asia

hosted by the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (2A-1201) of
the Ministry of the Environment

13-14 January 2014, Tokyo, Japan
Conference Room 11A, TKP GardenCity TAKEBASHI 11F

13 January 2014, Monday (Public holiday)

9:00 -


(Session 1: Opening) Chair: Yukari N. TAKAYABU

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome from JAXA
Riko OKI, JAXA/EORC, Japan

10:05 - 10:15

Introductions to the 4th GPM Asia Workshop
Kenji NAKAMURA, Dokkyo Univ., Japan

10:15 - 10:25

Introductions to the 2A1201 Project on Asian Precipitation and CMIP5 Intercomparisons
Yukari N. TAKAYABU, Univ. Tokyo, Japan

10:25 - 10:30

Workshop Logistics
Misako KACHI, JAXA/EORC, Japan

10:30 - 10:50

JAXA TRMM/GPM Program Status
Riko OKI, JAXA/EORC, Japan

10:50 - 11:10

How to Read GPM Data
Misako KACHI, JAXA/EORC, Japan

(Session 2: Precipitation and Climate Change in Asia) Chair: Tomoaki OSE

11:10 - 11:40

Responses of Global and East Asian Precipitation to Specified External Forcings in CMIP5 models
Tianjun ZHOU, LASG, IAP, China(invited)

11:40 - 12:10

Two Types of Heavy Rain Features in the Humid East Asian Summer Environments ? Satellite Observation Study
B. J. SOHN and H.-J. SONG, Seoul National Univ., South Korea(invited)

12:10 - 12:20

Photo Session

12:20 - 13:50

Lunch Break

(Session 2 (cont.) : Precipitation and Climate Change in Asia) Chair: Shuhei MAEDA, Hisashi NAKAMURA

13:50 - 14:10

Potential Influence of Future Warming of the East China Sea on the Occurrence of Heavy Rainfall Events over Western Japan
Hisashi NAKAMURA, Univ. Tokyo, Japan

14:10 - 14:30

Reproducibility of Precipitation over East Asia by CMIP5 Models

14:30 - 14:50

Future Projections of Winter Monsoon Activities in East Asia using CMIP5
Masamitsu HAYASAKI, Tsukuba Univ., Japan

14:50 - 15:10

Changes in Storm Activity in North Pacific Related to the MJO during Boreal Winter under Global Warming

(Session 2 (cont.) : Precipitation and Climate Change in Asia) Chair: Shuhei MAEDA, Hisashi NAKAMURA

15:10 - 16:10



P1. The Roles of Convective Entrainment in Spatial Distributions and Temporal Variations of Precipitation over Tropical Oceans
Nagio HIROTA, Univ. Tokyo, Japan


Precipitation Bias in Early Summer and Autumn over East Asia in CMIP5 Models
Takafumi MIYASAKA, Univ. Tokyo, Japan


Uncertainty of Future Precipitation Change Associated with the Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Change
Tomoaki OSE, MRI-JMA, Japan


Attribution of Projected Future Changes in Tropical Cyclone Passage Frequency over the Western North Pacific
Satoru YOKOI, JAMSTEC, Japan


Regional and Seasonal Differences between the Heaviest Rainfall and the Strongest Convection
Atsushi HAMADA, Univ. Tokyo, Japan


An Evaluation of the Reproducibility of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in the CMIP5 Multi-models
Naoki SATO, Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan, and Ryuichi SHIROOKA, JAMSTEC, Japan

(Session 2 (cont.) : Precipitation and Climate Change in Asia) Chair: Ryuichi SHIROOKA

16:10 - 16:30

A Study on Long-term Variations in Current Climate and Future Changes in Precipitation of the Baiu Front using JRA55 and CMIP5 Simulations
Chie YOKOYAMA, Univ. Tokyo, Japan

16:30 - 16:50

Influence of Change in Tropical Circulation on Jet Stream and Precipitation in East Asia
Masashi HARADA, JMA, Japan

16:50 - 17:30

Discussion 1
led by Yukari N. TAKAYABU



14 January2014, Tuesday

(Session 3: Satellite Precipitation Application in Asia) Chair: Katsuhiro NAKAGAWA

9:30 - 9:50

Session 4: Earth observation satellite
Chair: Haruhisa Shimoda, Tokai University
Room: Auditorium (1st floor)

9:50 - 10:10

Microwave Land Surface Emissivity (LSE) Estimates for PMW Rainfall Retrieval over the Korean Peninsula
Geun-Hyeok RYU, KMA, South Korea

10:10 - 10:30

Utilization for Satellite Rainfall Data of Thai Meteorological Department (TMD)
Boomthum TANGLUMLEAD, TMD, Thailand

10:30 - 10:50

Assimilation of GCOM-W1/AMSR2 Data in JMA/NWP
Takumu EGAWA, JMA, Japan

10:50 - 11:10

Coffee/Tea Break

(Session 3: Satellite Precipitation Application in Asia (cont.)) Chair: Geun-Hyeok RYU

11:10 - 11:30

A Comparison of the GSMaP Dataset and the Newly Available Rain-gauged Data in Vietnam: Towards a Correction Method using an Artificial Neural Network
NGO Duc Thanh, Hanoi Univ. of Science, Viet Nam

11:30 - 11:50

The Statistics between Large Overestimate Cases on GSMAP Data and Cloud Types at Stations in Central Vietnam
NGUYEN Thi Thanh Binh, NHMS, Vietnam

11:50 - 12:10

Rainfall Observation Data versus GSMAP Data over the Southern Part of Lao PDR

12:10 - 12:30

Combination of Radar Precipitation Data with Precipitation Estimation by Satellites in Lao

12:30 - 14:00


(Session 3: Satellite Precipitation Application in Asia (cont.)) Chair: Masaki KATSUMATA

14:00 - 14:20

Comparison of Observed Rainfall and TRMM Rainfall in Bangladesh
Fatima AKTER for Md. Abdul MANNAN, SMRC, Bangladesh

14:20 - 14:40

Significance of Frequent Rainfall Measurement in Tropical Cyclone Prediction and Study
Hiroyuki YAMADA, Ryukyu Univ., Japan

14:40 - 15:00

Lightning Climatology around Jakarta Based on 13-years SYNOP Observation and its Relation to GSMaP Rainfall Data
Ardhi A. ARBAIN, BPPT, Indonesia

15:00 - 15:20

Flood Forecasting & Warning System in the Philippines & Overview of SBT Project: Applying Remote Sensing in River Basin Management
Socrates F. PAAT, Jr., PAGASA, Philippine

15:20 - 15:40

Overview of APRSAF SAFE Prototyping

15:40 - 16:00

Coffee/Tea Break

(Session 3: Satellite Precipitation Application in Asia (cont.)) Chair: Kenji NAKAMURA

16:00 - 16:20

Strategic Strengthening of Flood Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan
Muhammad Iftikhar BHATTI, SUPARCO, Pakistan

16:20 - 16:40

The MRC Hydro-meteorological Network and Regional Flood Forecasting
Sothea KHEM, Mekong River Commission

16:40 - 17:00

Challenges for GSMaP NRT Application to Indus River Basin

17:00 - 17:40

Discussion 2
led by Kenji NAKAMURA

17:40 - 17:50

Concluding Remarks
Kenji NAKAMURA, Dokkyo Univ./JAXA, Japan