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JMSJ, 2024, Vol. 102, No. 5 (October)

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Segura, H., and C. Hohenegger, 2024: How do the tropics precipitate? Daily variations in precipitation and cloud distribution. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 .
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-028
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Tsuyuki, T., 2024: A hybrid ensemble Kalman filter to mitigate non-Gaussianity in nonlinear data assimilation. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 .
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-027
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Fujita, S., and K. Ishioka, 2024: Do dry GCMs generate QBO-like oscillation? J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 .
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-026
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Takahashi, Y. O., Y.-Y. Hayashi, G. L. Hashimoto, K. Kuramoto, M. Ishiwatari, and H. Kashimura, 2024: Radiative effects on the formation of the stably stratified layer in the lower atmosphere of Venus. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 .
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-025
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JMSJ, 2024, Vol. 102, No. 4 (August)

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Kato, R., S. Shimizu, K. Shimose, K. Hirano, K. Shiraishi, S. Yoshida, T. Sakai, and T. Nagai, 2024: Improvement of two-hour-ahead QPF using blending technique with spatial maximum filter for tolerating forecast displacement errors and water vapor lidar assimilation. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 .
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-024
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Kuo, W.-C., K. Yamashita, M. Murakami, T. Tajiri, and N. Orikasa, 2024: Numerical simulation on feasibility of rain enhancement by hygroscopic seeding over Kochi area, Shikoku, Japan in early summer. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 429-443.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-021
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Inoue, T., T. T. Sekiyama, and A. Kudo, 2024: Development of a temperature prediction method combining deep neural networks and a Kalman filter. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 .
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-020
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JMSJ, 2024, Vol. 102, No. 3 (June)

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Chen, Y., A. Zhang, T. Liu, and W. Li, 2024: Diurnally propagating precipitation features caused by MCS activities during the pre-summer rainy season in South China. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 391-406.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-019
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Aizawa, M., K. Ito, and U. Shimada, 2024: Revisiting Koba’s relationship to improve minimum sea-level pressure estimates of western North Pacific tropical cyclones. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 377-390.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-018
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Murakami, M., Y. Yamada, and K. Iwanami, 2024: Precipitation mechanisms in stratiform snow clouds associated with a mid-level trough over the Sea of Japan. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 365-376.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-017
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Yamashita, K., W.-C. Kuo, M. Murakami, T. Tajiri, A. Saito, N. Orikasa, and H. Ohtake, 2024: Physical properties of background aerosols and cloud condensation nuclei measured in Kochi City in June 2010 and its implication for planned and inadvertent cloud modification. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 353-363.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-016
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Wang, Y., 2024: Meiyu-Baiu rainstorm associated diurnal variation and kinetic energy source analyzed by multiscale window transform–based energetics analysis. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 335-352.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-015
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JMSJ, 2024, Vol. 102, No. 2 (April)

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Murata, F., T. Terao, Y. Yamane, A. Fukushima, M. Kiguchi, M. Tanoue, H. Kamimera, H. J. Syiemlieh, L. Cajee, S. Ahmed, S. A. Choudhury, P. Bhattacharya, A. K. Bhagabati, S. Dutta, and T. Hayashi, 2024: Validation of spaceborne precipitation radar data by rain gauges and disdrometers over the complex topography of the Northeastern Indian subcontinent. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 309-329.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-014
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Kusunoki, S., T. Nakaegawa, and R. Mizuta, 2024: Evaluation of precipitation simulated by the atmospheric global model MRI-AGCM3.2. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 285-308.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-013
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Ose, T., H. Endo, and T. Nakaegawa, 2024: Emergence of future sea-level pressure patterns in recent summertime East Asia. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 265-283.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-012
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Wang, G., W. Han, S. Yuan, J. Wang, R.-Y. Yin, S. Ye, and F. Xie, 2024: Retrieval of high-frequency temperature profiles by FY-4A/GIIRS based on generalized ensemble learning. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 241-264.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-011
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Ishii, M., H. Kamahori, H. Kubota, M. Zaiki, R. Mizuta, H. Kawase, M. Nosaka, H. Yoshimura, N. Oshima, E. Shindo, H. Koyama, M. Mori, S. Hirahara, Y. Imada, K. Yoshida, T. Nozawa, T. Takemi, T. Maki, and A. Nishimura,, 2024: Global historical reanalysis with a 60-km AGCM and surface pressure observations: OCADA. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 209-240.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-010
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Ito, J., H. Niino and E. Tochimoto, 2024: Numerical simulation of tornadoes in a mini-supercell associated with Typhoon Tapah on 22 September 2019. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 185-208.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-009
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Toyooka, D., T. Kawabata, and H.L. Tanaka, 2024: Windward region sensitivity and its effects on heavy rainfall prediction investigated with ensemble systems. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 167-183.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-008
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Otsubo, A., and A. Adachi, 2024: Short-term predictability of extreme rainfall using dual-polarization radar measurements. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 151-165.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-007
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Yokota, S., T. Banno, M. Oigawa, G. Akimoto, K. Kawano, and Y. Ikuta, 2024: JMA operational hourly hybrid 3DVar with singular 3Vector-based Mesoscale Ensemble Prediction System. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan , 102 , 129-150.
https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2024-006
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