International Conferences

2016

  • H. Kusaka, Doan, Q., 2016: Urban Climate Projection in 2050s for Greater Ho Chi Minh City Metoropolitan Area.International Conference on Vietnam Studies, Hanoi, Vietnam.2016/12/15(Acknowledgement: SI-CAT) .
  • Doan, Q., H. Kusaka, 2016: Future urban climate projection for a mega city in Asia: Greater Ho Chi Minh City etropolitan area, Vietnam. The International Science Conference on MAHASRI, Tokyo,Japan.2016/03/02(Acknowledgement: SI-CAT) PDF Download.
  • Tadano H., R. Ikeda, H. Kusaka, 2016: Speeding up Large Eddy Simulation by Multigrid preconditioned Krylov subspace methods with mixed precision.The 35th JSST Annual Conference International Conference on Simulation Technology (JSST2016), Kyoto, Japan. PDF Download.
  • 2014

  • Suzuki-Parker, A., H. Kusaka, 2014: Future projection of heat-related indices for Tokyo and Osaka. 20th international congress on biometeorology, 2014/10/01(Acknowledgement: SOUSEI) .
  • Kusaka, H., A. Suzuki-Parker, T. Aoyagi, S. A. Adachi, and Y. Yamagata, 2014: Urban Climate Projection in Tokyo for the 2050’s August: Impact of Urban Planning Scenarios and RCMs. 3rd International Lund Regional-scale climate modeling workshop, 122-123, Lund, Sweden. (Acknowledgement: SOUSEI) PDF Download.
  • Suzuki-Parker, A., I. Takayabu, R. Mizuta, H. Kusaka, K. Dairaku, S. Ham, S. A. Adachi, and N. N. Ishizaki, 2014: An overview of the SOUSEI multi GCM/RCM dynamical downscaling ensemble. 3rd International Lund Regional-scale climate modeling workshop, 374-375, Lund, Sweden. (Acknowledgement: SOUSEI) PDF Download.
  • Kusaka, H., Kusaka, H., A. Suzuki-Parker, T. Aoyagi, S. Adachi, and Y. Yamagata, 2014: Urban climate projection in Tokyo for the 2050's August by the 4-km horizontal grid spacing RCMs: Impact of RCM and urban scenario. AOGS 2014, 119, Sapporo, Japan. (Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
  • Suzuki-Parker, A., I. takayabu, H. Kusaka, K. Dairaku, S. Ham, S. Adachi, and N. Noriko, 2014: Muti GCM/RCM ensemble dynamical downscaling experiments for Japan. AOGS 2014, 118, Sapporo, Japan. (Acknowledgement: SOUSEI)» Details .
  • 2013

  • Akimoto, Y., Kusaka, H., Xue, L., Haeffelin, M., 2013: Development of the boundary layer model based on LES model for fog simulation. The 6th International Conference on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew. 29-29, Yokohama, Japan. 2013/05/21 (Acknowledgement:RECCA) PDF Download.
  • Suzuki-Parker, A., Kusaka H., Takayabu I., Dairaku K., Adachi, S. A., and Ishizaki N. N.,2013: Future projection of Baiu precipitation from multi-GCM/RCM dynamical downscaling ensemble experiments,International Workshop on CMIP5 Model Intercomparisons for Future Projections of Precipitation and Climate in Asia, 32-32, Tsukuba, Japan. 2013/03/27(Acknowledgement: S-5) PDF Download.
  • Kusaka, H ., Adachi, S. A., Suzuki-Parker, A. Fujita, K., Hara, M., and Yamagata, Y.,2013: Dynamical Downscaling for the Urban Climate Projection in Tokyo under the RCP4.5 Scenario,International Workshop on CMIP5 Model Intercomparisons for Future Projections of Precipitation and Climate in Asia, 34-34, Tsukuba, Japan. 2013/03/27 (Acknowledgement:S5,RECCA) PDF Download.
  • Adachi S. A., F. Kimura, H. Kusaka, Y. Yamagata, H. Seya, K. Nakamichi, and T. Aoyagi, 2013: Mitigation effects of urban form change on summertime heat island phenomena in Tokyo metropolitan area. IGU 2013 Kyoto Regional Conference, Kyoto, Japan. .
  • Adachi S. A., A. Suzuki-Parker, K. Fujita, N. Iijima, T. Ihara, T. Iizumi, Y. Yamagata, and M. Hara, 2013: Uncertainties in Future Climate Projection in the Urban Areas. IGU 2013 Kyoto Regional Conference, Kyoto, Japan. .
  • 2012

  • Kusaka, H., 2012: Development of a LES Model for Urban Areas,6th Japanese-German Meeting on Urban Climatology, Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Japan. 2012/09/23 .
  • Alvin C.G. Varquez., Kanda, M., Nakayoshi, M., Adachi, S., Nakano, K., Yoshikane, T., Tsugawa, M., Kusaka, H., 2012: Tokyo localized rainfall simulation using improved urban and sea parameterized WRF-ARW,The 8th International Conference on Urban Climate, 79-82,Dublin, Ireland. 2012/08/09(Acknowledgement: RECCA) PDF.
  • Ikeda,R., Kusaka, H., Iizuka, S.,Boku, T.,Akimoto,Y.,2012: Development of Parallelized Urban Meteorological Model,The 8th International Conference on Urban Climate, 587-589,Dublin, Ireland. 2012/08/09(Acknowledgement: RECCA) PDF.
  • Kusaka, H., Adachi, S., Suzuki-Parker, A.,Fujita, K.,Hara, M.,Yamagata, Y.,2012: Urban Climate Projection in Tokyo for the 2050’s August under the RCP4.5 Scenario,The 8th International Conference on Urban Climate, 358-361,Dublin, Ireland. 2012/08/09(Acknowledgement: RECCA,S-5) PDF.
  • Iizuka, S., Kondo, H., Kanda, M., Kusaka, H., Yoshikane, T., 2012: Development of a sophisticated downscaling model using feedback parameterizations and its applications for adaptations to urban heat islands, extremely hot days, and downpours. Planet Under Pressure 2012, London, UK. 2012/03/26(Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
  • Kusaka, H., 2012: Uncertainties in Urban Climate Study (Key Note Lecture),6th Japanese-German Meeting on Urban Climatology, Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Japan. .
  • 2011

  • Ninomiya, J., Mori, N., Kusaka, H., 2011: INFLUENCE OF SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ON COASTAL URBAN AREA ?CASE STUDY IN OSAKA BAY, JAPAN-. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts(APAC2011), Hong Kong, China. 2011/12/16 PDF.
  • Aoyagi, T., Adachi, S. A., Kusaka, H., Tanaka, K., Seino, N., 2011: Near-term prediction of urban climate based on urban growth scenarios in the Tokyo metropolitan area. Fifth Korea-Japan-China Joint Conference on Meteorology, Busan, Korea. 2011/10/24(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Kusaka, H., Hara, M., Y., Takane, 2011: Urban climate projection in summer in the 2070s by the WRF model with 3-km horizontal grid increment: Dynamical downscaling and impact assessment to heat stress. The 3rd International Workshop on Climate Downscaling, Tsukuba, Japan. 2011/10/18(Acknowledgement: S5) .
  • Kusaka, H., 2011: Simple DDS schme in S-8 projects. The 3rd International Workshop on Climate Downscaling, Tsukuba, Japan. 2011/10/18(Acknowledgement: S8) .
  • Ishizaki, N., Shiogama, H., Takahashi, K., Emori, S., Dairaku, K., Kusaka, H., Nakaegawa, T., Takayabu, I., 2011: Probabilistic Regional Climate Analogue in the Warmer Japan. The 3rd International Workshop on Climate Downscaling, Tsukuba, Japan. 2011/10/17(Acknowledgement: S5) .
  • Kusaka, H., S. Adachi, M. Ueno, Y. Yamagata, I. Takayabu, M. G. Duda, Y. Akimoto, Y. Takane, M. Hara, and J. Dudhia, 2011: Urban Climate Projection in 2050s and 2070s by the WRF model with 3-km Horizontal Resolution, International Workshop on Urban Weather and Climate:Observation and Modeling Beijing, China. 2011/07/13 PDF.
  • Ikeda, R., Kusaka, H., Iizuka, S., Boku, T., 2011: Development of Local Meteorological Model based on LES Model. International Workshop on Urban Weather and Climate:Observation and Modeling Bejing, China. 2011/07/12(Acknowledgement: RECCA) PDF.
  • Yoshikane, T., Tsugawa, M., Kimura, F., Kusaka, H., 2011: Impacts of the sea surface temperature of the inner bay on the local climate using a regional atmospheric model. IUGG(International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics Conference) 2011 Melbourne, Australia. 2011/07/02(Acknowledgement: RECCA) PDF.
  • Iizuka, S., Inagaki, A., Ihara, T., Kanda, M., Kusaka, H., Kondo, H., Tsugawa, M., Yoshikane, T., 2011: Development of a sophisticated downscaling model using feedback parameterizations. 5th International symposium on wind effects on buildings and urban environment (ISWE5), Tokyo, Japan. 2011/03/07(Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
  • Ikeda, R., Kusaka, H., Iizuka, S., Boku, T., 2011: Development of Local Meteorological Model based on CFD Model. 5th International symposium on wind effects on buildings and urban environment (ISWE5), Tokyo, Japan. 2011/03/07(Acknowledgement: RECCA) PDF.
  • 2010

  • Kusaka, H., Nawata, K., Kimura, F., 2010: Determining urban effects on precipitation patterns utilizing ensemble climate experiment approach. First International Workshop on Nonhydrostatic Numerical Models, Kyoto, Japan. 2010/10/01(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., 2010: Formation Mechanisms of the Extreme High Surface Air Temperature of 40.9 deg.C Observed in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area. First International Workshop on Nonhydrostatic Numerical Models, Kyoto, Japan. 2010/09/29(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Chen, F., Miao, S. G., Tewari, M., Kusaka, H., 2010: Interactions between city and mesoscale sea-breeze circulations in the greater houston area: A study with the coupled WRF-urban model. 9th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, America. 2010/08/05 .
  • Loridan, T., Grimmond, S., Grossman-Clarke, S., Chen, F., Tewari, M., Manning, K. W., Martilli, A., Kusaka, H., Best, M., 2010: The single-layer urban canopy model in WRF V3.2: recent amendments and offline evaluation using the MOSCEM optimization algorithm with field observations. 9th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, America. 2010/08/05 .
  • Kusaka, H., Takata, T., Adachi, S., Hara, M., Chen, F., Tewari, M., Dudhia, J., Kimura, F., 2010: Urban climate prediction in 2070's by the WRF model with 3-km horizontal resolution: The three major metropolitan areas in Japan. 9th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, America. 2010/08/04 .
  • Kusaka, H., Nawata, K., Kimura, F., 2010: Sensitivity experiments in determining urban effects on precipitation patterns. 9th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, America. 2010/08/03 .
  • Adachi, S., Kimura, F., Kusaka, H., Ueda, H., Inoue, T., 2010: Comparison between impacts of global climate change and urbanization on local climate in Tokyo metropolitan area, Japan. 9th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, America. 2010/08/02 .
  • Hara, M., Kusaka, H., Kimura, F., Wakazuki, Y., 2010: Projection of change in urban heat island intensity of Tokyo metropolitan area during winter. 9th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Keystone, America. 2010/08/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Hara, M., Kusaka, H., Kimura, F., Wakazuki, Y., 2010: Projection of change in urban heat island intensity of Tokyo metropolitan area during winter. International Workshop on Urban Climate Projection for better Adaptation Plan, Tsukuba, Japan. 2010/06/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Adachi, S., Kimura, F., Kusaka, H., Inoue, T., Ueda, H., 2010: Comparison of Impacts between Global Climate Change and Urbanization on Future Urban Climate in Tokyo Metropolitan Area. International Workshop on Urban Climate Projection for better Adaptation Plan, Tsukuba, Japan. 2010/06/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., 2010: Formation mechanisms of the extremely high surface air temperature of 40.9℃ observed in the Tokyo metropolitan area. International Workshop on Urban Climate Projection for better Adaptation Plan, Tsukuba, Japan. 2010/06/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Kusaka, H., Ikeda, R., Takata, T., Hara, M., Adachi, S., Chen, F., Tewari, M., Dudhia, J., 2010: Developing multi-layer and single-layer urban canopy models and urban climate simulation by WRF with UCM. International Workshop on Urban Climate Projection for better Adaptation Plan, Tsukuba, Japan. 2010/06/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Kusaka, H., Nawata, K., Kimura, F., 2010: Determining urban effects on precipitation patterns utilizing ensemble climate experiment approach. International Workshop on Urban Climate Projection for better Adaptation Plan, Tsukuba,Japan. 2010/06/02 .
  • Akimoto, Y., Kusaka, H., 2010: Sensitivity of WRF model to input-datasets and surface parameters for heat island simulation. International Workshop on Urban Climate Projection for better Adaptation Plan, Tsukuba, Japan. 2010/06/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • 2009

  • Kusaka, H., Nawata, K., Kimura, F., Miya, Y., Akimoto, Y., 2009: Questioning the reliability of sensitivity experiments in determining urban effects on precipitation patterns. Fourth Japan-Chiina-Korea Joiint Conference on Meteorollogy. Tsukuba, Japan. 2009/11/08 .
  • Ohya, M., Kusaka, H., 2009: Sensitivuty of the WRF microphysics to the snowfall Simulation in the coastal area of Japan sea. Fourth Japan-Chiina-Korea Joiint Conference on Meteorollogy. Tsukuba, Japan. 2009/11/08(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Akimoto, Y., Kusaka, H., 2009: Sensitivity of WRF model to input-datasets and surface parameters for heat island. Fourth Japan-Chiina-Korea Joiint Conference on Meteorollogy. Tsukuba, Japan. 2009/11/08(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Ikeda, R., Kusaka, H., 2009: Proposing the simplification of the multi-layer urban canopy model. Fourth Japan-Chiina-Korea Joiint Conference on Meteorollogy. Tsukuba, Japan. 2009/11/08 .
  • Kusaka, H., Chen, F., Tewari, M., Duda, M., Dudhia, J., Miya, Y., Akimoto, Y., 2009: Performance of the WRF model as a high resoution urban climate model. Fourth Japan-Chiina-Korea Joiint Conference on Meteorollogy, Tsukuba, Japan. 2009/11/08(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Kusaka, H., Kimura, F., Nawata, K., Hanyu, T., Miya, Y., 2009: The chink in the armor: questioning the reliability of conventional sensitivity experiments in determing urban effects on precipitation patterns. 7th International Conference for Urban Climate, Yokohama, Japan. 2009/07/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Ikeda, R., Kusaka, H., 2009: Development of the simple multi-layer urban canopy models. 7th International Conference for Urban Climate. Yokohama, Japan. 2009/07/02(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Kusaka, H., Chen, F., Tewari, M., Duda, M., Dudhia, J., Miya, Y., Akimoto, Y., 2009: Performance of the WRF model as a high resoution resional climate model: Model intercomparison study. 7th International Conference for Urban Climate, Yokohama, Japan. 2009/07/01(Acknowledgement: S5) PDF.
  • Iizuka, S., Kinbara, K., Kusaka, H., Hara, M., Akimoto, Y., 2009: An attempt to project a future thermal environment in the Nagoya metropolitan area combined with pseudo global warning data. 7th International Conference for Urban Climate, Yokohama, Japan. 2009/07/01 .
  • Chen, F., Tewari, M., Manning, K., Miao, S., Martilli, A., Grossman-Clarke, S., Kusaka, H., 2009: Development of the integrated WRF/urban modeling system and its application to urban environmental problems. 7th International Conference for Urban Climate, Yokohama, Japan. 2009/07/01 .
  • 2006

  • Wada, K., Kusaka, H., Hirakuchi, H., 2006: Simulation of snow storm over Japan. 7th WRF users workshop, Boulder, USA. 2006/06/19 .
  • Tewari, M., Chen, F., Kusaka, H., 2006: Implementation and evaluation of a single-layer urban canopy model in WRF/Noah. 7th WRF users workshop, Boulder, USA. 2006/06/19 .
  • Kusaka, H., Kataniwa, S., Tanaka, L. H., Kimura, F., Hara, M., 2006: Numerical simulation of polar low development over the Japan sea using the WRF model. 7th WRF users workshop, Boulder, USA. 2006/06/19 .
  • Chen, F., Tewari, M., Kusaka, H., Bao, J., 2006: Effects of urban heat island on atmospheric boundary layer structures over the greater Houston metropolitan area. 6th International Conference for Urban Climate, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2006/06/12 .
  • Chen, F., Tewari, M., Liu, Y., Warner, T., Kusaka, H., Bao, J., Coirier, W., Alexis, L., 2006: Development and application of an integrated urban modeling system for the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. 6th International Conference for Urban Climate, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2006/06/12 .
  • Tomita, T., Kusaka, H., Akiyoshi, R., Imasato, Y., 2006: Thermal and geometric controls on the rate of near-surface air temperature, changes in a medium-size, mid-lattitude city. 6th International Conference for Urban Climate, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2006/06/12 .
  • 2005

  • Kusaka, H., Chen, F., Tewari, M., Hirakuchi, H., 2005: Impact of using the urban canopy model on the simulation of the heat island. 2005 Joint WRF/MM5 Users Workshop, Boulder, USA. 2005/06/28 .
  • Kusaka, H., Crook, A., Wada, K., Hirakuchi, H., 2005: Numerical simulation of heavy rainfall event along the Baiu front. 2005 Joint WRF/MM5 Users Workshop, Boulder, USA. 2005/06/27 .
  • 2004

  • Chen, F., Kusaka, H., Tewari, M., Bao, J., Hirakuchi, H., 2004: Utilizing the coupled WRF/LSM/URBAN modeling system with detailed urban classification to simulate the urban heat island phenomena over the greater Houston area. 5th conference on the urban environment, Vancouver, Canada. 2004/08/25 .
  • Guo, Y.-R., Kusaka, H., Barker, M. D., Crook, A., 2004: Assimilation of ground-based GPS PWV with a 3DVAR system for an IHOP case. 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, USA. 2004/01/12 .
  • Kusaka, H., Chen, F., Bao, J., Tewari, M., Hirakuchi, H., 2004: Simulation of the urban heat island effects over the greater Houston area with the high resolution WRF/LSM/Urban coupled system. 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, USA. 2004/01/12 .
  • Kusaka, H., Guo, Y. R., Crook, A., Barker, M. D., Hirakuchi, H., 2004: The impact of assimilating GPS-PW data using WRF-3DVAR on a simulation of a squall line observed during IHOP. 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, USA. 2004/01/12 .
  • 2003

  • Kusaka, H., Kimura, F., Chen, F., Hirakuchi, H., 2003: Coupling a single-layer urban canopy model with an atmospheric model. 5th International Conference for Urban Climate, Proceedings, Lodz, Poland. 2003/09/01 .
  • Guo, Y.-R., Kusaka, H., Barker, M. D., Crook, A., 2003: Impact of assimilating the ground-based GPS PWV measurements with 3DVAR system for IHOP 12 June 2002 case. 2003 MM5 Workshop, Boulder, USA. 2003/06/11 .
  • 1999

  • Kusaka, H., Kimura, F., Hirakuchi, H., Mizutori, M., 2000: Change in the daily maximum temperature due to urbanization during an 85 year period. 4th International Conference for Urban Climate, Sydney, Australia. 1999/11/08 .