Papers (with Pear Review)

2016

  • Doan, Q.V., and H. Kusaka, 2016: Numerical study on regional climate change due to the rapid urbanization of greater Ho Chi Minh City's metropolitan area over the past 20 years, International Journal of Climatology, 36(10), 3633–3650, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4582, 2016/08/01 (Acknowledgments: CCS) .
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  • Doan, Q., H. Kusaka and Q.B. Ho, 2016: Impact of future urbanization on temperature and thermal comfort index in a developing tropical city: Ho Chi Minh City, Urban Climate, 17, 20-31, DOI: :10.1016/j.uclim.2016.04.003, 2016/06/08 (Acknowledgments: CCS) .
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  • Okada, M., M. Okada, and H. Kusaka,2016: Dependence of Atmospheric Cooling by Vegetation on Canopy Surface Area During Radiative Cooling at Night: Physical Model Evaluation Using a Polyethylene ChamberJournal of Agricultural Meteorology,72(1),1-9. DOI: 10.2480/agrmet.D-15-00015,2016/03/10(Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
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  • 2015

  • Takane, Y., H. Kusaka, and H. Kondo, 2015: Investigation of a recent extreme high-temperature event in the Tokyo metropolitan area using numerical simulations: the potential role of a 'hybrid' foehn wind. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141(690), 1857-1869. 2015/07/01(Acknowledgement: RECCA, S-8, T2K) .
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  • Akimoto,Y. H.Kusaka, 2015:A climatological study of fog in Japan based on event data. Atmos. Res., 151, 200-211. 2015/01/01(Acknowledgement: SOUSEI, RECCA) .
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  • 2014

  • Kusaka, H., Nawata, K., Suzuki-Parker, A., Takane, Y. and Furuhashi, N., 2014: Mechanism of precipitation increase with urbanization in Tokyo as revealed by ensemble climate simulations, J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 53, 824-839. 2014/04/01(Acknowledgement: SOUSEI, RECCA) .
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  • Okada, M., H. Kusaka, M. Takaki, S. Abe, Y. Takane, Y. Fuji and T. Nagai, 2014: Distribution of air temperature in Tajimi city in summer, Tenki, 61(1), 23-29. (Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
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  • Takane, Y., H. Kusaka, H. Kondo, 2014: Climatological study on mesoscale extreme high temperature events in the inland of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Japan, during the past 22 years. International Journal of Climatology, DOI:10.1002/joc.3951.(Acknowledgement: S-8, RECCA) .
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  • Okada, M., M. Okada and H. Kusaka, 2014: A Polyethylene Chamber for Use in Physical Modelling of the Heat Exchange on Surfaces Exposed to a Radiation Regime. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 153(2), 305-325. (Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
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  • 2013

  • Okada, M., Okada, M., and Kusaka, H., 2013: Parameter adjustment and application to an extension area of Okada and Kusaka’s formula for the black globe temperature, J. Heat Island Inst. Inter., 8, 13-21. 2013/11/14(Acknowledgement: SOUSEI, RECCA) .
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  • Wataru HIRATA, H. Kusaka, 2010: Climatology of precipitation during a passage of the double-cycloneGeophysical Review of Japan., 86-4, 338-353. 2013/07/01(Acknowledgement: S-8) .
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  • Okada, M.,Wakazuki, Y., Inukai, S., Hirota, R., Kusaka, H., 2013: An Investigation of air temperature distribution in-and outside of a wooded area in early winter morning -A case study for the Yoyogi-park and the Meiji-shrine-.Journal of Heat Island Institute International.,8,7-12. 2013/04/16(Acknowledgement: S-8) .
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  • Okada, M.,Kusaka, H., 2013: Proposal of a new equation to estimate globe temperature in an urban park environment. J. Agric. Meteol.,69(1),23-32. 2013/03/01 .
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  • Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., Takagi, M., Okada, M., Abe, S., Nagai, T., Fuji, Y., Iizuka, S.,2013: Observational Study and Numerical Prediction Experiments on Wet-Bulb Globe Temperature in Tajimi,Gifu Prefecture:Consideration of Uncertainty with a Physics Parameterization Scheme and Horizontal Resolution of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model. Geophysical Review of Japan., 86(1), 14-37. 2013/01/01 (Acknowledgement: RECCA) .
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  • 2012

  • Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., Hara, M., 2012: Urban climate projection in the 2070’s Augusts for the three major metropolitan areas under the IPCC SRES A2 emission scenario: Dynamical downscaling by the WRF-UCM. Journal of Heat Island Institute International., 7, 18-26. 2012/11/29 (Acknowledgement: RECCA,S-8) .
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  • Kusaka, H., Takane, Y., Abe, S., Takagi, M., Shigeta, Y., Ohashi, Y., Buhe, B., 2012: Urban heat island phenomenon observed in open spaces in Tsukuba city on clear summer days: An evaluation of uncertainty in urban-rural temperature difference. Journal of Heat Island Institute International., 7, 1-9. 2012/07/27 (Acknowledgement: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists B, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B, RECCA) .
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  • 2011

  • Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., 2011: Formation mechanisms of the extreme high surface air temperature of 40.9 C observed in the Tokyo metropolitan area: Considerations of dynamic foehn and foehn-like wind. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 50(9), 1827-1841. 2011/09/01(Acknowledgement: S5, S8, T2K) .
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  • Kusaka, H., Miya, Y., Ikeda, R., 2011: Effects of solar radiation amount and synoptic-scale wind on the local wind “Karakkaze” over the Kanto plain in Japan. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan., 89(4), 327-340. 2011/08/31(Acknowledgement: S8, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B) .
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  • 2010

  • Kusaka, H., Takata, T., Takane, Y., 2010: Reproducibility of regional climate in central Japan using the 4-km resolution WRF model. SOLA, 6, 113-116. 2010/09/04 (Acknowledgement: S5) .
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  • Kusaka, H., Hanyu, T., Nawata, K., 2010: Case study of local heavy rainfall, focusing on GPS precipitable water vapor-rainfall event observed in Tokyo on July 4, 2000-. Geophysical Review of Japan., 83(5), 479-492. 2010/09/01 (Acknowledgement: S5) .
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  • Ikeda, R., Kusaka, H., 2010: Proposing the simplification of the multilayer urban canopy model: Intercomparison study of four models. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 49, 902-919. 2010/05/01 (Acknowledgement: S5) .
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  • Akimoto, Y., Kusaka, H., 2010: Sensitivity of the WRF regional meteorological model to input datasets and surface parameters for the Kanto plain on fine summer days. Geophysical Review of Japan., 83, 324-340. 2010/05/01 (Acknowledgement: S5) .
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  • Kusaka, H., Hanyu, T., Nawata, K., Furuhashi, N., Yokoyama, J., 2010: Examining Local Heavy Rainfalls Observed in Tokyo: Case Study of August 2 2002 and August 10 2004. Journal of Heat Island Institute International., 5, 1-10. 2010/04/01 (Acknowledgement: S5) .
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  • 2009

  • Miya, Y., Kusaka, H., 2009: Climatological study of the vrtical structure of the Karakkaze wind over the Kanto plain. Geophysical Review of Japan., 82, 346-355. 2009/07/01 (Acknowledgement: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B) .
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  • Kusaka, H., Kitahata, H., 2009: Synoptic-scale climatology of cold frontal precipitation systems during the passage over central Japan. SOLA, 5, 61-64. 2009/05/01 .
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