The First International Symposium

by the China, Korea and Japan Meteorological Societies

------- Atmospheric Sciences in East Asia------

Date: May 13 and 14, 2005

Place: Sanjyo-Kaikan and Koshiba-Hall, Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo


Registration fee: Free





May 13,


0900-0930 Registration @
0930-1000 Opening Remarks @
1000-1200 Plenary session @
1200-1330 Lunch

Session 2 Next-Generation Models

Session 3 Seasonal Forecasting

Session 4 Atmospheric Chemistry I
1800- Reception  @

May 14,


0900-1200 Session 5 Meso-Scale Phenomena Session 6 Atmospheric Chemistry II
1200-1330 Lunch
1330-1700 Session 7 Asian Monsoon Session 8 Atmospheric Chemistry III




May 13, 2005


0900-0930 Registration (Sanjyo Kaikan)

0930-1000  Opening Remarks (Sanjyo Kaikan)


1000-1100 Plenary session (Sanjyo Kaikan)

1000-1100 Daniel J. Jacob (Harvard Univ.): Intercontinental influences on aerosol and ozone air quality

1100-1200 Tetsuzo Yasunari (Nagoya Univ.): Role of Tibetan Plateau and land surface processes on East Asian monsoon variability -An overview of GAME sciences-


1200-1330 Lunch


1330-1500 Session 2 Next-Generation Models (Sanjyo Kaikan)

1330-1400 Dehui Chen iCAMS): Development of an unified NWP model in CMA and its performance.

1400-1420 Masaki Satoh (CCSR): NICAM

1420-1440 Shoji Kusunoki (MRI/JMA): Global warming projection by an atmospheric general circulation model with 20-km grid size

1440-1500 Jong-Chul Ha (METRI): TBD


1500-1520 Coffee Break


1520-1730 Session 3 Seasonal Forecasting (Sanjyo Kaikan)

1520-1540 Xueshun Shen iCAMS/NCCj: The operational long-range forecasting in NCC/CMA

1540-1600 Masato Sugi (JMA): The present status of long-range forecasting at JMA (tentative)

1600-1620 Hitoshi Mukougawa (Kyoto Univ.) and Toshihiko Hirooka (Kyushu Univ.): Predictability of Stratosphere-Troposphere Dynamical Interaction during Stratospheric Sudden Warming Events in the Northern Hemisphere

1620-1640 Hisashi Nakamura (Univ. of Tokyo):  Dynamics of the surface Okhotsk High and associated upper-level blocking

1640-1700 Jong-Seong Kug, In-Sik KangiSNUj,Tim Li, and Soon-Il An (IPRC): Role of ENSO-Indian Ocean coupling on ENSO variability

1700-1720 Kun-Young Byun (Yonsei Univ.): Comparison of MM5 and WRF model forecast of winter precipitation over the Korean peninsula


1330-1730 Session 4 Atmospheric Chemistry I (Koshiba Hall)

1330-1350 Yusuke Sawa (MRI/JMA): Variations and Transport of Carbon Monoxide over the Western Pacific

1350-1410 Leonid Yurganov (FRCGC): A hemisphere-wide impact of Siberian forest fires: Total column and in situ CO measurements

1410-1430 Byoung-Cheol Choi (KMA): Activities of Global Atmosphere Watch and Annual Variation of Greenhouse Gases in KOREA

1430-1450 Hiroshi Tanimoto (NIES): Seasonal and interannual variations of ground-level ozone over East Asia


1450-1510 Coffee Break


1510-1540 Shaw Chen Liu (Academia Sinica): Regional Transport of Air Pollutants

1540-1600 Oliver Wild (FRCGC): The evolution of surface ozone over East Asia and its implications

1600-1620 Jae-Cheol Nam (METRI): The vertical transport of pollutants in the front over Asia

1620-1640 Itsushi Uno (Kyushu Univ.): Modeling study of seasonal and interannual variations of transboundary air pollution in East Asia

1640-1700 Chul Han Song (GIST): Chemical Transport in Asia 


1800 Reception (Sanjyo Kaikan)


May 14, 2005


0900-1200 Session 5 Meso-Scale Phenomena (Sanjyo Kaikan)

0900-0940 Dong-Kyou Lee (Seoul National Univ.): Predictability of Mesoscale Convective Systems and Heavy Rainfall over East Asia

0940-1010 Yunqi Ni (CAMS): China Heavy Rainfall Experiment and Study (CHeRES) in the next fives (2005-2009)

1010-1030 Jishan Xue iCAMS): Test of meso scale ensemble forecast with model perturbation in China


1030-1050 Coffee Break


1050-1110 Teruyuki Kato (MRI/JMA): Prediction of heavy rainfall by a cloud-resolving nonhydrostatic model: Roles of low-level humid air and middle-level dry air

1110-1140 Masanori Yoshizaki (MRI/JMA): Field observations for mesoscale disturbances and an application of cloud-resolving non-hydrostatic models to a climate mode

1140-1200 Ben Jou (NTU): Comment: Wavelike strucutre of the rainbands in a concentric eyewall tropical cyclone revealed from Doppler radar observations


0900-1200 Session 6 Atmospheric Chemistry II (Koshiba Hall)

0900-0930 Dan Jaffe (Univ. of Washington-Bothell): Fate and Transport of Atmospheric Mercury in Asia

0930-0950 Zifa Wang (IAP): A new coupled tracer-tagged method to investigate the source of pollutants in chemical transport model

0950-1010 Young J. Kim (GIST) : Application of passive MAX-DOAS technique to urban air pollution monitoring  

1010-1040 Hajime Akimoto (FRCGC): Overview of Asian Ozone Pollution -Temporal Trend and Spatial Variability-


1040-1100 Coffee Break


1100-1120 V. Ramaswamy (NOAA): GFDL Model Simulation of Climate Forcing and Response in the 20th Century

1120-1140 Gangwoong Lee (Hankuk Univ. Foreign Studies): Characterization of Ozone and its precursors during the High Ozone Events in Seoul Metropolitan Area

1140-1200 Nobuyuki Takegawa (RCAST/UT): Removal of NOx and NOy in Asian outflow plumes: Aircraft measurements over the western Pacific in January 2002



1200-1330 Lunch


1330-1700 Session 7 Asian Monsoon (Sanjyo Kaikan)

1330-1400 Ding Yihui (NCC): On the onset of the East Asian summer monsoon

1400-1420 Kyun-Ja Ha (Pusan Univ.): Onset and Retreat Phases of Changma Season and Predictability of Changma Intensity

1420-1440 Huang-Hsiung Hsu (NTU): Intraseasonal variability in the western North Pacific monsoon

1440-1500 Jun Matsumoto and Tomoshige Inoue (Univ. of Tokyo): Recent inter-decadal changes of summer seasonal march in East Asia


1500-1520 Coffee Break


1520-1540 Ryuichi Kawamura (Toyama Univ.): Mechanisms of the Asian monsoon-ENSO relationship and extraordinary summers in East Asia

1540-1600 Hiroaki Ueda (Tsukuba Univ.): Direct and indirect impact of ENS0-related tropical heat sources on anomalous climate in Asia

1600-1620 Johnny Chan (Hong Kong City Univ.): Development and application of a regional climate model to study the monsoon processes over South China and the South China Sea

1620-1640 Won-Tae Yun (KMA): APCC Long Range Prediction


1330-1700 Session 8 Atmospheric Chemistry III (Koshiba Hall)

1330-1350 Shiro Hatakeyama (NIES): Atmospheric pollutants observed by aerial observation experiments around mega-cities in China

1350-1410 Yutaka Kondo (RCAST): Temporal variation of elemental carbon in Tokyo

1410-1430 Kazuhiko Kobayashi ( Univ. of Tokyo ): How could we reduce the uncertainties in estimating the impacts of increasing atmospheric ozone on vegetation in East Asia ?


1430-1450 Coffee Break


1450-1520 Teruyuki Nakajima (CCSR): Aerosols, clouds, and radiation: Their link to the earth's climate

1520-1540 Byung-Ju Sohn (SNU): Pollution signal in the dust aerosols inferred from sky radiation measurements

1540-1600 Guang-Yu Shi (IAP): Radiative forcing due to dust aerosols in the Spring of 2001

1600-1620 Soon-Chang Yoon (SNU): Uncertainties in aerosol optical depth and surface shortwave irradiance measurements and their effect on aerosol surface radiation forcing estimation

1620-1640 Tadahiro Hayasaka (RIHN): Long-term variation of surface shortwave radiation in East Asia