MIKAMI Takehiko

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MIKAMI Takehiko
Teikyo University
Faculty of Liberal Arts
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Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Teikyo University
Apr 2008
Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 2008
Mar 2015
Professor, Teikyo University
Apr 1995
Mar 2008
Professor, Graduate School, Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 1991
Mar 1995
Professor, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Oct 1987
Mar 1991
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 1980
Sep 1987
Ochanomizu University
Apr 1978
Mar 1980
Research Associate, Faculty of Liberal Arts, University of Tokyo


Mar 1977
Department of Geography, Graduate School, PhD Course, University of Tokyo
Apr 1969
Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Apr 2014
Fellow, Japan Geoscience Union
Dec 2007
Award for the Person of Atmospheric Environmental Protection Activity, Ministry of the Environment

Published Papers

T. Honjo, H. Yamatob, T. Mikami, C.S.B. Grimmondd
Sustainable Cities and Society   -MT004794   2015   [Refereed]
J. Hirano and T. Mikami
International Journal of Climatology      2014   [Refereed]
M.Zaiki, G.P.Konnen, K.Kimura, T.Mikami and T.Tsukahara
Climatic Change   95 231-248   2009   [Refereed]
T. Mikami
Weather   63 190-193   2008   [Refereed]
J.Hirano and T.Mikami
International Journal of Climatology   28 1423-1434   2008   [Refereed]
Akasaka, T. Mikami, W. Morishima
International Journal of Climatology   27 715-725   2007   [Refereed]
Zaiki,M., Konnen,G.P., Tsukahara,T., Jones,P.D., Mikami,T. and Matsumoto,K.
International Journal of Climatology   26 399-423   2006   [Refereed]
Sugawara, H., Narita,K. and Mikami,T.
Journal of Applied Meteorology   43 1168-1179   2004   [Refereed]
Können, G.P., Zaiki, M., Baede, A.P.M., Mikami, T., Jones, P.D., and Tsukahara
Journal of Climate   16 118-131   2003   [Refereed]
A statistical estimate of daily mean temperature derived from a limited number of daily observations
Zaiki, M., Kimura, K., and Mikami
Geophysical Research Letters   29(18) 39.1-39.4   2002   [Refereed]


Interannual and decadal variations of Baiu rainfall over the Yangtze-Huai river basin in China and central Japan and their relationship to the atmospheric circulation during 1951-1992
Global Environmental Research   6(1) 137-146   2002
Hirofumi Sugawara, Ken-ichi Narita, Takehiko Mikami
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan   79(6) 1169-1181   2001
Investigation of urban heat islands in Tokyo Metropolis based on the ground monitoring system. Biometeorolgy and urban climatology at the turn of the millennium
WMO/TD   (1026,491‐495)    2000
Asako INANAGA, Takehiko MIKAMI, Makiko WATANABE, Yasunori NAKAYAMA
Joural of Geography   108(1) 65-75   1999
The relationship between double thermal inversion and thermal belt in the Mt. Yatsugatake area, central Japan (共著)
Geographical Reports of Tokyo Metropolitan University   (33) 21-31   1998
Drough/flood variations in easter China during the colder (1610-1719) and warmer (1880-1989) periods and their relations with southern oscilation (共著)
Geographical Reports of Tokyo Metropoliean University   (33) 1-19   1998
Large-scale variations in summer rainfall over South and East Asia and their relations to anomalies of the sea level pressure field in the tropics
Geographical Review of Japan, Ser. A   71 393-410   1998

Books etc

Environment and Society in the Japanese Island
T. Mikami, M. Zaiki and J. Hirano (Part:Contributor, A History of Climatic Change in Japan)
Oregon State University Press, U.S.A.   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-0-87071-801-4
Climate of Japan during 1781-90 in Comparison with that of China
The Climate of China and Global Climate, Springer-Verlag   1987   
The Climate of Japan in 1816 as compared with an extremely cool summer climate in 1783
The Year without a Summer, Canadian Museum of Nature   1992   
Precipitation in Northern Peru during the 1982-83 El Nino : Variations in daily Precipitation Patterns
Tropical Rainfall Measurments, A. Deepak Publishing   1988   
Climate Variations in Japan during the Little Ice Age -Summer Temperature Reconstructions since 1771-
Proceedings of the Internatioal Symposium on the Little Ice Age Climate   1992   
Climatic variations in Japan since 18th century as revealed from historical and instrumental data.
Contemporary Climatology Masaryk University, Brno, Czec Republic   1994   

Association Memberships



Research Project on "Quaternary Climatic Change in the Equatorial Andes in Relation to El Nino Phenomena", Peru and Equador

Research Grants & Projects

Summer Urban Heat Islands in Tokyo Metropolis and its Relation to the Localized Heat Low and Torrential Rainfall
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Takehiko Mikami
Study on Climatic Variations in the Northern Hemisphere
Climatic Reconstruction in Historical Times
Urban Climatological Study on the Heat Island and Cool Island in Tokyo