SAITO Kazuo

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Name
SAITO Kazuo
URL
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=7yG37CEAAAAJ
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Job title
Guest Professor
Degree
Dr. Science(The University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Meteorological Research InstituteJapan Meteorological Business Support Center

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2018
 - 
Today
Guest Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo
 
Oct 2018
 - 
Today
Senior Engineer, Meteorological Business Promotion Department, Japan Meteorological Business Support Center
 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Guest Researcher, Forecast Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute
 
Apr 2018
 - 
Sep 2018
Project Researcher, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2018
Senior Director for Research Affairs, Meteorological Research Institute
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2016
Director, Forecast Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2018
Visiting Principal Scientist, Seamless Environment Prediction Research, Japan Agency for Marine Science and Technology
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Mar 2013
Head, Second Laboratory, Forecast Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute
 
Apr 2002
 - 
Mar 2004
Chief of Numerical Weather Prediction Section, Numerical Prediction Division, Japan Meteorological Agency
 
Apr 2001
 - 
Mar 2002
Mesoscale Model Group Leader, Numerical Prediction Division, Japan Meteorological Agency
 
Apr 1993
 - 
Mar 2001
Senior Researcher, Forecast Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute
 
2001
   
 
Apr. 2001-Mar. 2002: Leader, Mesoscale Model Group, Numerical Prediction Division, JMA
 
Oct 1997
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Nov 1997
Visiting Scientist, Research and Development Division, Deuetscher Wetter Dienst (DWD)
 
Mar 1995
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Mar 1996
Australian S&T Award Visiting Scientist, Research Centre (BMRC), Australian Bureau of Meteorology
 
Apr 1988
 - 
Mar 1993
Researcher, Forecast Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute
 
Apr 1986
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Mar 1988
Numerical Prediction Division, Japan Meteorological Agency
 
Apr 1983
 - 
Mar 1986
Data Processing Department, Meteorological Satellite Center
 

Committee Memberships

 
2012
 - 
Today
International Science Steering Committee of TOMACS
 
2004
 - 
Today
Meteorological Society of Japan  Editorial Board of SOLA
 
2007
 - 
2015
WWRP  Working Group of the WWRP Mesoscale Weather Forecasting Research
 
Dec 2011
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Apr 2014
WMO  Technical Task Team for Meteorological Analyses for Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plan Accidentt
 
2006
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2009
Science Steering Committee of the WWRP Beijing 2008 Olympics Research and Development Project (B08RDP)
 
2004
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2006
WWRP  Working Group of WWRP Tropical Meteorologiy
 
2002
 - 
2004
WMO CAS/JSC  Working Group of Numerical Experimentation (WGNE) 
 
1994
 - 
2001
Contact point, Japan-Australia cooperative reserach "Numerical experiment of local orographic phenomena"
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2015
Gampo Award, Meteorological Society of Japan
 
Sep 2005
Okada Award, Japan Weather Association
 
Jun 2002
Award of Director General, JMA, Japan Meteorological Agency
 
Feb 2002
Award of Director General, MRI, Meteorological Research Institute
 
May 2000
Award of Meteorological Society of Japan, Meteorological Society of Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, G. Brunet, P. Lynch, K. Saito, T. W. Schlatter
Meteorological Monographs   59 13.1-13.67   May 2019   [Refereed]
Chen, G., H. Iwai, S. Ishii, K. Saito, H. Seko, W. Sha, and T. Iwasaki
J. Geophys. Res. Atomos.   124 2397-2413   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Fukui, S, T. Iwasaki, K. Saito, H. Seko and M. Kunii
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   96 565-585   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Kitayama, K., Y. Morino, M. Takigawa, T. Nakajima, H. Hayami, H. Nagai, H. Terada, K. Saito, T. Shimbori, M. Kajino, T. Sekiyama, D. Didier, A. Mathieu, T. Ohara, H. Tsuruta, Y. Oura, M. Ebihara, Y. Moriguchi, and T. Shibata
J. Geophys. Res.   123 7754-7770   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Pereira Filho, A.J., F. Vemado, K. Saito, H. Seko, J.L. Flores Rojas, and H.A. Karam
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   96A 247-263   May 2018   [Refereed]
Saito, K., M. Kunii and K. Araki
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   96A 175-199   May 2018   [Refereed]
Zadra, A., K. Williams, A. Frassoni, M. Rixen, A.F. Adames, J. Berner, F. Bouyssel, B. Casati, H. Christensen, Y. Huang, F. Judt, H. Lin, E. Maloney, W. Merryfield, A. Niekerk, T. Rackow, K. Saito, N. Wedi, and P. Yadav,
Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc   99 ES67-ES70   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Duc, L. and K. Saito
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc.      Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Oizumi, T., K. Saito, J. Ito, T. Kuroda, and L. Duc
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   96 25-54   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Duc, L. and K. Saito
Mon. Wea. Rev.   145 2071-2082   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Saito, K., Y. Shoji, S. Origuchi and Le Duc
Data Assimilation for Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrological Applications   3 383-404   Jan 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Kobayashi, K., S. Otsuka, Apip and K. Saito
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci.   16 1821-1839   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
SAITO Kazuo
Tenki   63 69-94   Feb 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Ito, K., M. Kunii, T. Kawabata, K. Saito, K. Aonashi and L. Duc
Mon. Wea. Rev.   144 3417-3439   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Le Duc, Tohru Kuroda, Kazuo Saito, Tadashi Fujita
Tellus   67 25941   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
K. Ito, T. Kuroda, K. Saito, A. Wada
Weather and Forecasting   30 793-808   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Chen, G., X. Zhu, W. Sha, T. Iwasaki, H. Seko, K. Saito, H. Iwai, and S. Ishii
Monthly Weather Review   143 1873-1894   May 2015   [Refereed]
Chen, G., X. Zhu, W. Sha, T. Iwasaki, H. Seko, K. Saito, H. Iwai, and S. Ishii
Monthly Weather Review   143 1849.-1872   May 2015   [Refereed]
Sawada, M., T. Sakai, T. Iwasai, H. Seko, K. Saito and T. Miyoshi
Tellus   67 23473-ksaito0815   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Kazuo Saito, Toshiki Shimbori, Roland Draxler
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity   139 185-199   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
D. Arnold, C. Maurer, G. Wotawa, R. Draxler, K. Saito, P. Seibert
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity   139 215-225   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Roland Draxler, Dèlia Arnold, Masamichi Chino, Stefano Galmarini, Matthew Hort, Andrew Jones, Susan Leadbetter, Alain Malo, Christian Maurer, Glenn Rolph, Kazuo Saito, René Servranckx, Toshiki Shimbori, Efisio Solazzo, Gerhard Wotawa
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity   139 172-184   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Takuya Kawabata, Hironori Iwai, Hiromu Seko, Yoshinori Shoji, Kazuo Saito, Shoken Ishii, Kohei Mizutani
Monthly Weather Review   142 4484-4498   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Takuya Kawabata, Kosuke Ito, Kazuo Saito
SOLA   10 145-149   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Takuya KAWABATA, Yoshinori SHOJI, Hiromu SEKO, Kazuo SAITO
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan   91(5) 705-721   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
K.Saito, T. Tsuyuki, H. Seko, F. Kimura, T. Tokioka, T. Kuroda, L. Duc, K. Ito, T. Oizumi, G. Chen, J. Ito
Journal of Physics Conference Series   454(012073) 1-6   Aug 2013   [Refereed][Invited]
A five-year research project of high performance regional numerical weather prediction is underway as one of the five research fields of the Strategic Programs for Innovative Research (SPIRE). The ultimate goal of the project is to demonstrate fea...
Le Duc, Kazuo Saito, Hiromu Seko
Tellus   65 1-22   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Hiromu Seko, Syugo Hayashi, Kazuo saito
Papers in Meteorology and Geophysics   63 57-67   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Saito, K.
Atmospheric Model Applications   85-110   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Yihong Duan, Jiandong Gong, Jun Du, Martin Charron, Jing Chen, Guo Deng, Geoff DiMego, Masahiro Hara, Masaru Kunii, Xiaoli Li, Yinglin Li, Kazuo Saito, Hiromu Seko, Yong Wang, Christoph Wittmann
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society   93(3) 381-403   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Saito, K., H. Seko, M. Kunii and T. Miyoshi
Tellus   64 doi:10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.1159   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Kazuo Saito, Tohru Kuroda, Syugo Hayashi, Hiromu Seko, Masaru Kunii, Yoshinori Shoji, Mitsuru Ueno, Takuya Kawabata, Shigeo Yoden, Shigenori Otsuka, Nurjanna Joko Trilaksono, Tieh-Yong Koh, Syunya Koseki, Le Duc, Kieu Thi Xin, Wai-Kin Wong, Krushna Chandra Gouda
Tecnical Reports of the Meteorological Research Institut   65 1-198   Dec 2011
Kawabata, T., T. Kuroda, H. Seko and K. Saito
Mon. Wea. Rev.   139 1911-1931   2011
Seko, H., T. Miyoshi, Y. Shoji and K. Saito
Tellus,   63A 402-414.   2011
Shoji, Y., Kunii, M. and K. Saito
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   89 67-88.   2011
Kunii, M., K. Saito, H. Seko, M. Hara, T. Hara, M. Yamaguchi, J. Gong, M. Charron, J. Du, Y. Wang and D. Chen
Tellus   63A 531-549.   2011
Trilaksono, N.J., S. Otsuka, S. Yoden, K. Saito and S. Hayashi
SOLA   7 193-196   2011   [Refereed]
Kunii, M., Y. Shoji, M. Ueno and K. Saito
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   88 455-474   2010
Seko, H., M. Kunii, Y. Shoji and K. Saito
SOLA   6 81-84.   2010
WWRP Beijing 2008 Olympics Forecast Demonstration / Research and Development Project (B08FDP/RDP).
Saito, K., M. Kunii, M. Hara, H. Seko, T. Hara, M. Yamaguchi, T. Miyoshi and W. Wong
Technical Reports of the MRI   62 210pp   2010
2010:
Saito, K., T. Kuroda, M. Kunii and N. Kohno
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   88 547-570.   2010
Seko, H., K. Saito, M. Kunii1 and M. Kyouda
SOLA   5 57-60.   2009
Kawabata, T., H. Seko, K. Saito, T. Kuroda, K. Tamiya, T. Tsuyuki, Y. Honda and Y. Wakazuki
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   85 255-276   2007
Kazuo SAITO, Jun-ichi ISHIDA, Kohei ARANAMI, Tabito HARA, Tomonori SEGAWA, Masami NARITA and Yuuki HONDA
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan   85B 271-304   2007
Mon. Wea. Rev.   134    2006
Documentation of the Meteorological Research Institute/Numerical prediction Division unified nonhydrostatic model.
Technical Reports of the MRI   42    2001
Kazuo Saito, Masataka Murakami, Takayo Matsuo, Hakaru Mizuno
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   74 797-813   Dec 1996   [Refereed]
On the Modification of the Meteorological Research Institute Nonhydrostatic NestingModel.
Kazuo Saito, Teruyuki Kato
Tenki   43 369-382   Jun 1996   [Refereed]
Dynamical and numerical study of the downslope wind accompanied by a hydraulic jump. Doctoral dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo,
Saito, K.
Doctoral dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo.   101pp   1995
Kazuo Saito, Lecong Thanh, Takao Takeda
Pap. Met. Geophys.   45 65-90   Dec 1994   [Refereed]
Saito, K., L. Thanh and T. Takeda
Pap. Met. Geophys.,   45 65-90   1994
Numerical Simulation of Local Wind by a Nonhydrostatic Nested Model
Kazuo Saito, Motohki Ikawa
Tenki   39(10) 615-625   Oct 1992   [Refereed]
Description of a nonhydrostatic model developed at the Forecast Research Department of the MRI.
Ikawa, M. and K. Saito
Tech. Rep. MRI   28 238pp   1991
Saito,K. and M. Ikawa, 1991:
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   69 31-56   1991
Saito, K.
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan,   67 683-690   1989
Saito,K. and A. Baba
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   66 187-192.   1988
Kondo, H., K. Saito, Y. Mamiya and M. Hara
60 824-829   Apr 1982   [Refereed]
Semi- implicit fully Compressible Version of the MRl Meso- Scale Nonhydrostatic Model.--Forecast Experiment of the 6 August 1993 Kagoshima Torrential rain--
Geophys. Mag. Ser.2, Vo1.2. pp.109- 137(Dec. 1997)   
A Numerical Study of the Local Downslope Wind”Yamaji-kaze” in Japan.Part3:Numerical Simulation of the 27 September 1991 Windstorm with a Non- Hydrostatic Multi-Nested Model.
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, Vo1.72, pp.301- 329(Apr. 1994)   
Kondo, H., K. Saito, Y. Mamiya and M. Hara
J. Meteor. Soc. Japan   60 824-829
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Research Grants & Projects

 
MEXT: Strategic Program for Innovative Research
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Kazuo Saito
Next Generation Supercomputer Program Filed 3, High Performance Mesoscale Weather Prediction
Project Year: 2011 - 2015
Mesoscale data assimilation and ensemble forecast
Project Year: 2009 - 2013
Study of Advanced Data Assimilation and Cloud Resolving Ensemble Technique for Prediction of Local Heavy Rainfall 
Project Year: 2009 - 2013