1. Hotel and excursion
  2. How to get to Kyoto from the Kansai International airport (KIX)
  3. The workshop place
  4. Tentative program
  5. Maps around the workshop place

===== Hotel and excursion =====

The hotels reserved for the IWCSMA during 02 Dec. - 07 Dec. are
 1) Kyoto Miyako Hotel                 12,500 yen for a twin room single use,
(walking distance from workshop place) 20,000 yen for a twin room,
 2) New Miyako Hotel                   10,000 yen for a single room,
  (bus service to Miyako Hotel)        12,000 yen for a twin room single use,
  (in front of the station)            15,000 yen for a twin room,
 3) Kyoto Royal Hotel                   9,500 yen for a single room,
  (center of Kyoto city)               16,000 yen for a twin room.

All these rates include tax and service charge but not meals. Some charge will be incurred as cancellation from one day before the reserved day. These rates are also special rates for the IWCSMA. If you like to make a reservation, please complete and return the following reservation form by FAX to:

no e-mail
FAX :+81-3-5467-5538, Tel :+81-3-5467-5539

Send by November 22 (Friday), 1996.

________ Start of Hotel Reservation Form ____________________

Name :_________________________________ Sex ( )Male ( )Female
Affiliation :__________________________________________
Address :______________________________________________
Tel :_____________________  FAX :______________________
e-mail :____________________________
Check-in Date :_____________ Check-out date :__________
No. of night :_________
Hotel name :( )Kyoto Miyako Hotel ( )New Miyako Hotel
            ( )Kyoto Royal Hotel
Room type :( )single  ( )twin  ( )twin room single use
Remarks :______________________________________________
join a one-day excursion on December 7,1996? ( )Yes  ( )No

Name :__________________________________ Sex ( )Male ( )Female
Affiliation :__________________________________________
Address :______________________________________________
Tel :_____________________  FAX :______________________
e-mail :____________________________
Check-in Date :_____________ Check-out date :__________
No. of night :_________
Hotel name :( )Kyoto Miyako Hotel ( )New Miyako Hotel
            ( )Kyoto Royal Hotel
Room type :( )single  ( )twin  ( )twin room single use
Remarks :______________________________________________
join a one-day excursion on December 7,1996? ( )Yes  ( )No

_______ End of Hotel Reservation Form ____________________

The organizing committee is going to make a one-day trip to Nara on December 7,1996. Nara has a rich historical legacy similar to Kyoto. The excursion is free except 2000yen lunch fee.

If you need more information on hotel accommodation, please contact directly COCO LEISURE & PLANNING, INC shown above.

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==== How to get to Kyoto from the Kansai International airport (KIX) ====

The most convenient way is to catch the JR Airport Limited Express Train [HARUKA] leaving for Kyoto at the airport and it takes about 75 minutes and 3,430 Yen/One way. HARUKA runs every 30min. and the first (last) train leaves 06:29 am (22:18) from the airport.

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==== The workshop place ====

Kyoto International Community House
2-1 Torii-cho, Awataguti, Sakyo-ku,Kyoto 606
Tel: 075-752-3010, Fax: 075-752-3510

Don't confuse it with Kyoto Kaikan Hall nearby, which is more popular than Kyoto International Community House. Ask for "Kokusai Koryu Kaikan".

From JR Kyoto satation, take Bus #5 to "Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae" and it takes about 25 minutes and 220 Yen. Then walk 600 m along Nioumon street to the east.

More convenient way is to take a taxi from the Kyoto station and ask for "Kokusai Koryu Kaikan". It takes about 15 minutes and about 1,800 Yen.

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====== Tentative program ======


3-7 December 1996 Kyoto International Community House, Kyoto, Japan

Organized by:
        Meteorological Research Institute
        Center for Climate System Research, University of Tokyo
Sponsored by:
        Meteorological Society of Japan

Please note that there might be some minor changes on this draft.

The sessions, all plenary, are conducted with oral presentation. Presentation time is 13 minutes including discussion time. Please be very punctual because of tight schedule.

One overhead projector and one slide projector are available. If you use a slide projector in your presentation, please let the receptionist know when you register.

If you need other facilities for your presentation, let us know by November 27, 1996. We will arrange them if possible.

All sessions are held in Event Hall except Welcome reception in Reception Room.

Tuesday, Dec. 3
          9:30-        Registration
         10:30-        Opening ceremony
         11:00-        Reports on international programs and projects [5]
         13:45-        Monsoon onset and Intraseasonal variations
                       -Part 1 [19] including 30 minute coffee break
         18:30-        Welcome reception

Wednesday, Dec. 4
          9:15-        Monsoon onset and Intraseasonal variations
                       -Part 2 [5]
         10:55-        Asian monsoon and climate variability-Part 1 [7]
         14:00-        Asian monsoon and climate variability-Part 2 [10]
         16:20-        Simulation and predictions of the Asian monsoon [10]

Thursday, Dec. 5
          9:15-        Simulation and predictions of the Asian monsoon [5]
         10:55-        Land-surface processes-Part 1  [7]
         14:00-        Land-surface processes-Part 2  [5]
         15:10-        Asian monsoon and ENSO [5]
         16:50-        Oceanography and air-sea interaction -Part 1 [8]

Friday, Dec. 6
          9:15-        Oceanography and air-sea interaction -Part 2 [4]
         10:40-        Radar and satellite observation over
                       monsoon Asia [10]
         14:25-        Summary of the sessions and discussion on
                       the Recommendation

Saturday, Dec. 7
                       Excursion to Nara

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---- Reports on international programs and projects [5] -----

H. Grassl WCRP P. Webster CLIVAR GOALS Tetsuzo Yasunari Role of Asian monsoon on global climate -A perspective of GEWEX Asian monsoon experiment(GAME) Ding Yihui Scientific aspects of the South China Sea monsoon experiment (SCSMEX) Xu Feiya Climate research programs in Chinese Academy of Sciences

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----- Monsoon onset and Intraseasonal variations [24] -----

Peter Webster Intraseasonal variability of the coupled monsoon system and its relationship to predictability of climate Tetsuzo Yasunari On the two indicates of Asian summer monsoon Ji Liren On the anomalous flows over the subtropical western Pacific in summer Jun Matsumoto Climatological onset and withdrawal of summer rainy season over the Indochina Peninsula Cheang Boon Khean Some aspects of summer monsoon in Malaysia Paulus Agus Winarso Seasonal variation over the maritime continent of Indonesia Jun-Ichi Hamada Hierarchical structure and geographical differences of rainfall variations over Indonesia Johnny C.L. Chan Identification of the onset mechanism of the summer monsoon over South China using GMS TBB data Kiyotoshi Takahashi Analysis of diurnal convective activities over Asian monsoon region using infrared data observed by geostationary satellites Wang Qiyi Analyses of climatological aspects of evolution of summer monsoon over the South China sea and Bay of bengal Wu Shangsen The preliminary analysis of summer monsoon characterictic over South China Sea Won-Tae Kwon Variation of Korean summer precipitation associated with the Western Pacific SST Sung-Euii Moon Influence of the SST anomalies in the equatorial Pacific on the summer rainfall in Korea Peninsula In-Sik Kang Changma and its large-scale connection Toru Terao The intraseasonal standing Rossby waves on the subtropical westerly over the Eurasian Continent and the western Kuranoshin Kato Preliminary results on moisture balance around the Huaihe River Basin during May to August of 1991 Akiyo Yatagai Seasonal and interannual variation of water vapor transport over and around the arid region in the interior of the Eurasian Inner Continent Tetsuo Nakazawa Water budget analysis over the Tibetan Plateau during the northern summer of 1994 Yu Bin The extratropical response of the atmosphere to the tropical intraseasonal dipolar heating during the northern winter Pacific during the northern summer G. Holland The autonomous aerosonde* Technical specifications and recent programs Zhu Qiangen Relation between winter thermal regime over Tibetan Plateau and Asia - Australia monsoon anomaly in northern summer M.Y. Totagi Large scale energetics of the Indian summer monsoon of 1987, an EL-Nino year S.S. Dugam Perturbation in the Indian monsoon circulation and North Atlantic oscillation Sanjay Dixit Monsoons: Chaos and predictability

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----- Asian monsoon and climate variability [18] -----

Bin Wang On Northern Hemisphere summer monsoon singularities Huang Ronghui Interannual and intraseasonal variabilities of the transport of water vapor by the Asian monsoon and their association with the SST anomalies in the tropical Pacific Chu Pao-Shin Climate trend in bias-corrected OLR time series over the tropical Indian and western Pacific Oceans B.N. Goswami An internal quasi-bienniel mode of the tropical atmosphere and its role on monsoon predictability Gerald Meehl The south Asian monsoon and the tropospheic biennial oscillation (TBO) Noriyuki Nishi Statistical study of Kelvin wave with large amplitude near the equatorial tropopuase Hiroaki Naoe Rossby wave propagation in Asian Jet Tsuyoshi Nitta Summer climate variability in China and its association with 500 hPa height and tropical convection Chen Lieting Relationship between monsoon rainfall in China and snow cover over Qinghai-Xizang Plateau Zhang Xinping Variation of 18O/dT in precipitation in the QingZang Plateau Lu Riyu Interannual variations of the blocking highs over the northeastern Asia in summer and their causes Patipat PatvivatsiriInvestigations on the climate system of monsoon phenomena over Thailand and surrounding areas R.R.Kelkar Large-scale outgoing longwave radiation and precipitation patterns over the Indian summer monsoon region Hu ZhengZhen Time scale dependence in summer rainfall variations over North China and India C.V.Bhaskar Rao Climate trends and periodicities of annual rainfall over INDIA G.K. Monohar A decadal study of number thunderstorm days and wet-bulb temperature in relation to Indian southwest monsoon during 1970-1980 A.A.L.N. Sarma Studies on the climate spectrum variability over India C.V.Naidu Climatic trends and periodicities of annual rainfall over India

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----- Simulation and predictions of the Asian monsoon[15] -----

Toshiki Iwasaki Impacts of parameterization of cloud formation on one- month dynamical forecasts of the Asian summer monsoon Chen Longxun Impact of sea temperature in South China Sea and warm pool of western Pacific on the onset and variation of monsoon in South China Sea Akimasa Sumi Behavior of the Asian Monsoon in the CCSR climate model Shen Xueshun Land surface processes associated with the interannual variability of broad-scale summer monsoon simulated by CCSR/NIES AGCM Akio Kitoh Monsoon, El Nino and land surface conditions as simulated in the MRI coupled GCM Tomoaki Ose South China Sea and Asian monsoon in the MRI-AGCM simulation Jai-Ho Oh Review on great flood of Imjin River and simulation of rainfall with the MAS model Sarat C. Kar Interannual variability of the Indian summer monsoon and internal oscillations in the JMA global model simulations Jeong-Woo Kim AMIP simulations of the monsoons and interannual variability of ground hydrology in the East Asia Izuru Takayabu Long term forecast by using the regional model and its coupling with a land surface model Hyo Choi Some problems on the nesting technique for numeical forcasting of rainfall under the influence of complex terrain and coastal sea Yasuo Sato A 2 x CO2 climate change prediction experiment over Japan in winter generated using a regional climate model nested in the MRI CGCM Ken-Ichi Kuma The madden and Julian oscillation and the onset of Asian summer monsoon - Preclude to numerical prediction of monsoon onset Sun Shuqing Model study on intraseasonal connection of atmospheric circulation Yasu-Masa Kodama A subtropical convergence zone (STCZ) simulated in an aqua planet GCM

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----- Land-surface processes [13] -----

Tao Shiyan Water balance in land-atmosphere system over China Kazurou Nakane Regional water balance model based on the concept of the Tank model: development and application for Huaihe River Basin and the Chaophraya River Basin Tetsuo Ohata Characteristics of water/energy exchange on cold continental surfaces Hiroaki Kondo Energy budget over deciduous forest in the complex terrain Masayoshi Nakawo Isotopic studies of natural water over Tibetan Plateau -a contribution to GAME-Tibet-" Nobuhiko Endo Boundary layer evolution and surface processes over the Tibetan Plateau during summer season Shigenori Haginoya Observation on surface heat budget over the Tibetan Plateau Li Weiliang Characteristics of the surface layer turbulent fluxes in Lhasa from July to September, 1993 Li Guoping On the drag coefficient over the Tibetan Plateau Takeshi Sato Continuous measurements of frozen ground and snow in Tibet Han Jiankang The recent change of glaciers and glacial runoff in the High-Asia A.S. Bamzai Use of the COLA GCM to study sensitivity of spring Eurasian snow to Indian summer monsoon Surendra Parasnis Impact of land surface processes on Indian summer monsoon

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----- Asian monsoon and ENSO [6] -----

Sui Chung-Hsiung Mechanisms of westerly wind bursts over the western Pacific warm pool- a crucial linkage of the monsoon-ENSO system Zhang Renhe Impact of El Ninos on the monsoonal precipitation in China Bayong Tjasyono The impact of El Nino on season in Indonesian monsoon region He Jinhai Tropical Pacific multiple time scale air-sea features and scale interactions with effect on ENSO cycle Li Chongyin Further study on strong winter monsoon in east Asia exciting El Nino event Li Guilong Atmospheic low frequency systems energy transformation and El Nino

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----- Oceanography and air-sea interaction [12] -----

Roger Lukas Modes of Pacific ocean SST variability in relation to the monsoons and their interannual variations Xie Shang-Ping Ocean-atmosphere interaction in making of the Walker circulation Tomowo Watanabe Interannual variation of upper ocean in the western North Pacific and its relationship to East Asian wintertime monsoon Hisashi Nakamura Low-frequency variability in the North Pacific sea surface temperature Toshio Yamagata Modeling variations in the Indonesian throughflow Tien Sribimawati Study on atmospheric dynamics related to monsoon in maritime continent Maximenko Nikolai Mixed layer velocities as derived from drifter data David Halpern Monitoring surface winds over the Arabian Sea, with reference to ocean circulation Tetsuya Mikawa Seasonal variation of the subsurface thermal structure in the Indian Ocean in the ocean data assimilation system of JMA Vinayachandran, P.N.The bay of Bengal circulation in an ocean general circulation model Toru Miyama Lagrangian analysis for seasonal mass and heat budgets in the warm pool of the western equatorial Pacific Qu Tangdong On the western boundary currents in the Philippine seas

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----- Radar and satellite observation over monsoon Asia [11] -----

Toshio Koike Remote sensing on hydrology for macro-scale hydrological modeling over Eurasian Continent Li Xingchao The application of SAR image in hydrology Li Xin Preliminary evaluation for snow cover monitoring in high Asia using earth-gridded SSM/I data Liu Yujie Remote sensting on snow cover monitoring and it's application Chen Cheng-Ta A satellite view of cloud climatology over monsoon Asia Toshiro Inoue SST and water vapor over the Arabian Sea during Indian summer monsoon observed by Split Window Manabu D.Yamanaka Trans-equatorial observation network along 100E Hiroyuki Hashiguchi Planetary boundary layer observations with L-band boundary layer radar at Serpong, Indonesia (6S, 107E) Yuji Naruse Turbulence intensity in the atmospheric boundary layer observed by a boundary layer radar (BLR) at Serpong (6S, 107E) in Indonesia Yoshiaki Shibagaki Hierarchical structures of medium-scale cyclones and cloud clusters near the Baiu front observed by MU and meteorological radars B.S. Murthy Sodar observed winds in the lower PBL over monsoon trough region

If you have questions about IWSAM, please contact to :

Nobuo Yamazaki

Typhoon Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute
1-1 Nagamine, Tsukuba-shi    Tel +81-298-53-8668
Ibaraki-ken 305, Japan       Fax +81-298-55-2683

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