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  1. Content type: Review

    A review of the experimental protocol and motivation for DYAMOND, the first intercomparison project of global storm-resolving models, is presented. Nine models submitted simulation output for a 40-day (1 Augus...

    Authors: Bjorn Stevens, Masaki Satoh, Ludovic Auger, Joachim Biercamp, Christopher S. Bretherton, Xi Chen, Peter Düben, Falko Judt, Marat Khairoutdinov, Daniel Klocke, Chihiro Kodama, Luis Kornblueh, Shian-Jiann Lin, Philipp Neumann, William M. Putman, Niklas Röber…

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:61

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The northward shrinkage of the North Pacific western subarctic gyre (WSAG) in the early 2000s is associated with a sea surface height (SSH) elevation and is correlated to sea surface wind stress change. By usi...

    Authors: Akira Nagano and Masahide Wakita

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:59

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The performance of the Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation data Microwave-Infrared Combined Reanalysis Product (GSMaP RNL), version 6, was evaluated, using northern Vietnam as the test area. The Vietnam ...

    Authors: Masato I. Nodzu, Jun Matsumoto, Long Trinh-Tuan and Thanh Ngo-Duc

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:58

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  4. Content type: Research article

    A comprehensive validation of three satellite precipitation datasets (SPDs), including (1) the Climate Prediction Center Morphing algorithm (CMORPH), (2) Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation (GSMaP) Reana...

    Authors: Long Trinh-Tuan, Jun Matsumoto, Thanh Ngo-Duc, Masato I. Nodzu and Tomoshige Inoue

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:54

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  5. Content type: Methodology

    This paper discusses the cloud/clear discrimination algorithm (CLAUDIA) and the cloud microphysical properties algorithm (CAPCOM), which are used by the Second-generation GLobal Imager (SGLI) aboard the GCOM-C...

    Authors: Takashi Y. Nakajima, Haruma Ishida, Takashi M. Nagao, Masahiro Hori, Husi Letu, Riko Higuchi, Naoya Tamaru, Naritoshi Imoto and Akihiro Yamazaki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:52

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Earth system models (ESMs) consist of parameterization schemes based on one’s perception of how the Earth system functions. A typical ESM contains a large number of parameters (i.e., the constants and exponent...

    Authors: Yuhan Shi, Wei Gong, Qingyun Duan, Jackson Charles, Cunde Xiao and Heng Wang

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:46

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The mineral quartz is highly resistant to weathering, and various surface microtextures are formed and preserved on quartz grains. These microtextures are considered to reflect the sedimentary history of quart...

    Authors: Hiromi Itamiya, Ritsuko Sugita and Toshihiko Sugai

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:43

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  8. Content type: Research article

    We present concept of a new multi-satellite Universat-SOCRAT project aimed to study transient phenomena in the upper atmosphere such as transient luminous events (TLEs) and terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs)...

    Authors: Mikhail Panasyuk, Pavel Klimov, Sergei Svertilov, Alexander Belov, Vitali Bogomolov, Andrei Bogomolov, Gali Garipov, Anatoly Iyudin, Margarita Kaznacheeva, Ivan Maksimov, Alexander Minaev, Artem Novikov, Pavel Minaev, Vasili Petrov, Alexei Pozanenko, Yan Shtunder…

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:35

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  9. Content type: Research article

    To assess air pollution emitted in Southern Hemisphere mid-latitudes and transported to Antarctica, we investigate the climatological mean and temporal trends in aerosol optical depth (AOD), carbon monoxide (C...

    Authors: Dha Hyun Ahn, Taejin Choi, Jhoon Kim, Sang Seo Park, Yun Gon Lee, Seong-Joong Kim and Ja-Ho Koo

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:34

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  10. Content type: Research article

    VHF band stratosphere/troposphere (ST) radars around the globe are seldom operated in range-imaging mode. As such, the typical range resolution of their backscatter images is about 150 m. The only exception is...

    Authors: Lakshmi Kantha, Hubert Luce, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi and Abhiram Doddi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:32

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  11. Content type: Research article

    This study estimated the sensitivity of rainfall characteristics (rainfall amount, rainfall frequency, rainfall intensity, and rainfall extremes based on 30-min intervals) to land-surface conditions over South...

    Authors: Hiroshi G. Takahashi and Jan Polcher

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:26

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  12. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the long-term trends and interannual variations (IAVs) of seasonal precipitation during two different periods in India and their relation to atmospheric circulation. To focus on the rel...

    Authors: Azusa Fukushima, Hironari Kanamori and Jun Matsumoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:20

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The influence of the well-known 1976–1977 regime shift on the Northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax) and the Pacific sardine (Sardinops caeruleus) populations in the California Current System (CCS) is investigated u...

    Authors: Haruka Nishikawa, Enrique N. Curchitser, Jerome Fiechter, Kenneth A. Rose and Kate Hedstrom

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2019 6:9

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  14. Content type: Research article

    We propose a deep learning approach for identifying tropical cyclones (TCs) and their precursors. Twenty year simulated outgoing longwave radiation (OLR) calculated using a cloud-resolving global atmospheric s...

    Authors: Daisuke Matsuoka, Masuo Nakano, Daisuke Sugiyama and Seiichi Uchida

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:80

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Water isotopic composition (δ18O and δD) in terrestrial proxies of past precipitation enable us to better understand and interpret variation in the Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM). Previous studies have suggested tha...

    Authors: Masahiro Tanoue, Kimpei Ichiyanagi, Kei Yoshimura, Masashi Kiguchi, Toru Terao and Taiichi Hayashi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:77

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  16. Content type: Review

    In estimates of climate sensitivity obtained from global models, the need to represent clouds introduces a great deal of uncertainty. To address this issue, approaches using a high-resolution global non-hydros...

    Authors: Masaki Satoh, Akira T. Noda, Tatsuya Seiki, Ying-Wen Chen, Chihiro Kodama, Yohei Yamada, Naomi Kuba and Yousuke Sato

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:67

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  17. Content type: Research article

    This study investigates the nature and mechanisms of the diurnal precipitation system over a coastal area of the Maritime Continent (MC) by utilizing the data from a field campaign, HARIMAU2010. During the 1-m...

    Authors: Masaki Katsumata, Shuichi Mori, Jun-Ichi Hamada, Miki Hattori, Fadli Syamsudin and Manabu D. Yamanaka

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:64

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The total column ozone (TCO) amount varies with latitude, in part due to the difference in tropopause height between the tropics and midlatitudes. This dependency of TCO on latitude has been used to identify t...

    Authors: Sean M. Davis, Birgit Hassler and Karen H. Rosenlof

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:56

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  19. Content type: Correction

    An error in computing the spectral level from time series data from UAV-borne sensors was discovered after this article (Kantha et al. 2017) was published.

    Authors: Lakshmi Kantha, Dale Lawrence, Hubert Luce, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi, Toshitaka Tsuda, Richard Wilson, Tyler Mixa and Masanori Yabuki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:48

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    The original article was published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:19

  20. Content type: Research article

    This paper presents an overview of the HARIMAU2010 campaign focusing on convective activity with the diurnal rainfall meridional march (DRMM) over Jakarta, which is located on the northern coast of Jawa Island...

    Authors: Shuichi Mori, Jun-Ichi Hamada, Miki Hattori, Pei-Ming Wu, Masaki Katsumata, Nobuhiko Endo, Kimpei Ichiyanagi, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi, Ardhi A. Arbain, Reni Sulistyowati, Sopia Lestari, Fadli Syamsudin, Timbul Manik and Manabu D. Yamanaka

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:47

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  21. Content type: Research article

    This study investigates the impact of anthropogenic aerosols on the atmospheric hydrological cycle over the tropical Asian monsoon region (South Asian, Southeast Asian, and western North Pacific monsoons), usi...

    Authors: Hiroshi G. Takahashi, Shingo Watanabe, Makiko Nakata and Toshihiko Takemura

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:44

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  22. Content type: Research article

    In 2014, a sediment trap mooring was deployed adjacent to station Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO)’s National Ocean and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) surface mooring. These data, from July 2014 to July ...

    Authors: Makio C. Honda, Yoshikazu Sasai, Eko Siswanto, Akira Kuwano-Yoshida, Hidenori Aiki and Meghan F. Cronin

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:42

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  23. Content type: Research article

    We analyze the hourly rainfall data of 30 rain gauges in Cambodia from 2010 to 2015 to focus on the diurnal pattern of rainfall and its regional characteristics, with the underlying mechanisms inferred from th...

    Authors: Kumiko Tsujimoto, Tetsu Ohta, Kentaro Aida, Katsunori Tamakawa and Monichoth So Im

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:39

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  24. Content type: Research article

    In summer 2002, abnormally high-temperature events and associated low soil moisture conditions were observed in Northeast Eurasia. In this study, two regional climate model experiments, one with and the other ...

    Authors: Enkhbat Erdenebat and Tomonori Sato

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:37

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The drastic thickening of the barrier layer in the marginal sea off the western coast of Sumatra during the passage of the Madden-Julian oscillation (MJO) observed during December 2015 is investigated. Before ...

    Authors: Qoosaku Moteki, Masaki Katsumata, Kunio Yoneyama, Kentaro Ando and Takuya Hasegawa

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:35

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The ShUREX (Shigaraki UAV Radar Experiment) 2015 campaign carried out at the Shigaraki Middle and Upper atmosphere (MU) observatory (Japan) in June 2015 provided a unique opportunity to compare vertical profil...

    Authors: Hubert Luce, Lakshmi Kantha, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi, Dale Lawrence, Tyler Mixa, Masanori Yabuki and Toshitaka Tsuda

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:29

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The hybrid dynamical-statistical downscaling approach is an effort to combine the ability of dynamical downscaling to resolve fine-scale climate changes with the low computational cost of statistical downscali...

    Authors: Quan Tran Anh and Kenji Taniguchi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:28

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  28. Content type: Review

    During the Monsoon Asian Hydro−Atmosphere Scientific Research and Prediction Initiative (MAHASRI; 2006–16), we carried out two projects over the Indonesian maritime continent (IMC), constructing the Hydrometeo...

    Authors: Manabu D. Yamanaka, Shin-Ya Ogino, Pei-Ming Wu, Hamada Jun-Ichi, Shuichi Mori, Jun Matsumoto and Fadli Syamsudin

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:21

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  29. Content type: Research article

    This study investigates the seasonal march patterns of rainfall in the Philippines from 1951 to 2012 and their long-term variability. In order to clarify the dominant patterns in the seasonal march of rainfall...

    Authors: Ikumi Akasaka, Hisayuki Kubota, Jun Matsumoto, Esperanza O. Cayanan, Rosalina G. de Guzman and Flaviana D. Hilario

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:20

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In this study, we examined the nitrogen dynamics of a highly urbanized coastal area, focusing on the impacts of sewage-derived nitrogen. High levels of dissolved inorganic nitrogen were detected in seawater ne...

    Authors: Mitsuyo Saito, Shin-ichi Onodera, Guangzhe Jin, Yuta Shimizu and Masanobu Taniguchi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:17

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  31. Content type: Research article

    A large quantity of radionuclides was released by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011, and those deposited on ground and vegetation could return to the atmosphere through resuspens...

    Authors: Takeshi Kinase, Kazuyuki Kita, Yasuhito Igarashi, Kouji Adachi, Kazuhiko Ninomiya, Atsushi Shinohara, Hiroshi Okochi, Hiroko Ogata, Masahide Ishizuka, Sakae Toyoda, Keita Yamada, Naohiro Yoshida, Yuji Zaizen, Masao Mikami, Hiroyuki Demizu and Yuichi Onda

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:12

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The thermal energy transfer from the sea surface to the atmosphere associated with a cold surge event was investigated with observations from radiosondes on the research vessel “Hakuho-maru” over the Philippin...

    Authors: Shin-Ya Ogino, Peiming Wu, Miki Hattori, Nobuhiko Endo, Hisayuki Kubota, Tomoshige Inoue and Jun Matsumoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:9

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The land-sea surface temperature contrast on the western coast of Sumatra Island was examined using observation data obtained from the pre-Years of the Maritime Continent (YMC) field campaign from November to ...

    Authors: Peiming Wu, Shuichi Mori and Fadli Syamsudin

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:4

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  34. Content type: Research article

    In this study, we provide a perspective on dynamical downscaling that includes a comprehensive view of multiple downscaling methods and a strategy for achieving better assessment of future regional climates. A...

    Authors: Seiya Nishizawa, Sachiho A. Adachi, Yoshiyuki Kajikawa, Tsuyoshi Yamaura, Kazuto Ando, Ryuji Yoshida, Hisashi Yashiro and Hirofumi Tomita

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:2

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  35. Content type: Research article

    In this study, long-term (1961–2011) variations in the moisture budget and drought/flood events in six subregions of China are analyzed. Water vapor is mainly transported zonally during winter, while meridiona...

    Authors: Shuang Qiu, Wen Zhou, Marco Yu-Ting Leung and Xiuzhen Li

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:36

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  36. Content type: Research article

    We employ direct numerical simulations of the three-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations, based on a continuum formulation for the sediment concentration, to investigate the physics of turbidity currents in com...

    Authors: Edward Biegert, Bernhard Vowinckel, Raphael Ouillon and Eckart Meiburg

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:33

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The long-term variability of Philippine summer monsoon onset from 1903 to 2013 was investigated. The onset date is defined by daily rainfall data at eight stations in the northwestern Philippines. Summer monso...

    Authors: Hisayuki Kubota, Ryuichi Shirooka, Jun Matsumoto, Esperanza O. Cayanan and Flaviana D. Hilario

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:27

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Instrumental and proxy records indicate remarkable global climate variability over the last millennium, influenced by solar irradiance, Earth’s orbital parameters, volcanic eruptions and human activities. Nume...

    Authors: Youichi Kamae, Toshi Kawana, Megumi Oshiro and Hiroaki Ueda

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:22

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  39. Content type: Research article

    The Shigaraki unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-Radar Experiment (ShUREX) is an international (USA-Japan-France) observational campaign, whose overarching goal is to demonstrate the utility of small, lightweight, ...

    Authors: Lakshmi Kantha, Dale Lawrence, Hubert Luce, Hiroyuki Hashiguchi, Toshitaka Tsuda, Richard Wilson, Tyler Mixa and Masanori Yabuki

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:19

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2018 5:48

  40. Content type: Review

    This article reviews the major outcomes of a 5-year (2011–2016) project using the K computer to perform global numerical atmospheric simulations based on the non-hydrostatic icosahedral atmospheric model (NICA...

    Authors: Masaki Satoh, Hirofumi Tomita, Hisashi Yashiro, Yoshiyuki Kajikawa, Yoshiaki Miyamoto, Tsuyoshi Yamaura, Tomoki Miyakawa, Masuo Nakano, Chihiro Kodama, Akira T. Noda, Tomoe Nasuno, Yohei Yamada and Yoshiki Fukutomi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:13

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  41. Content type: Research Article

    For mid-latitude Rossby waves (RWs) in the atmosphere, the expression for the energy flux for use in a model diagnosis, and without relying on a Fourier analysis or a ray theory, has previously been derived us...

    Authors: Hidenori Aiki, Richard J. Greatbatch and Martin Claus

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:11

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The coastal areas of the Sea of Japan are a well-known hotspot of winter lightning activity. This study distinguishes between three common types of winter lightning in that region (types A–C), based on their f...

    Authors: Daiki Tsurushima, Kiyotaka Sakaida and Noriyasu Honma

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:7

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  43. Content type: Research article

    In this study, a new method is proposed for the depiction of the atmospheric transportation of the 137Cs emitted from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident. This method employs a combination of the...

    Authors: Teruyuki Nakajima, Shota Misawa, Yu Morino, Haruo Tsuruta, Daisuke Goto, Junya Uchida, Toshihiko Takemura, Toshimasa Ohara, Yasuji Oura, Mitsuru Ebihara and Masaki Satoh

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2017 4:2

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  44. Content type: Review

    Located far from anthropogenic emission sources, high-altitude mountain stations are considered to be ideal sites for monitoring climatic and environmentally important baseline changes in free tropospheric tra...

    Authors: Sachiko Okamoto and Hiroshi Tanimoto

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:34

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Satellite remote sensing of the macroscopic, microphysical, and optical properties of clouds are useful for studying spatial and temporal variations of clouds at various scales and constraining cloud physical ...

    Authors: Hironobu Iwabuchi, Masanori Saito, Yuka Tokoro, Nurfiena Sagita Putri and Miho Sekiguchi

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:32

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  46. Content type: Review

    The correct understanding of the transient response to external radiative perturbation is important for the interpretation of observed climate change, the prediction of near-future climate change, and committe...

    Authors: Masakazu Yoshimori, Masahiro Watanabe, Hideo Shiogama, Akira Oka, Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Rumi Ohgaito and Youichi Kamae

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:21

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  47. Content type: Research article

    The success of sub-kilometer global atmospheric simulation opens the door for resolving deep convections, which are fundamental elements of cloudy disturbances that drive global circulation. A previous study f...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Kajikawa, Yoshiaki Miyamoto, Ryuji Yoshida, Tsuyoshi Yamaura, Hisashi Yashiro and Hirofumi Tomita

    Citation: Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 2016 3:16

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