Toru Terao

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Toru Terao
Kagawa University
Faculty of Education School Teacher Training Courses
Job title
Doctor of Science(Kyoto University)

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Professor, Faculty of Education, Kagawa University
Apr 2007
Mar 2012
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Kagawa University
Apr 2000
Mar 2007
Lecturer, Faculty of Informatics, Osaka Gakuin University
Apr 1998
Mar 2000
Research Associate, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University


Apr 1985
Mar 1990
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
Apr 1990
Mar 1992
Division of Geophysics, Master Course, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyoto University
Apr 1992
Mar 1998
Divison of Geophysics, Doctors Course, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

Meteorological Society of Japan  Member of Information Committee

Awards & Honors

Apr 2019
Prize for Science and Technology, Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Published Papers

Impact of climate variability on human health - A case study at Kanchanpur union, Basail, Tangail District, Bangladesh
Rahman, M. L., A. T. M. S. Hossain, T. Terao and S. I. Khan
Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research   2018 166-180   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Terao, T., F. Murata, Y. Yamane, M. Kiguchi, A. Fukushima, M. Tanoue, S. Ahmed, S. A. Choudhury, H. J. Syiemlieh, L. Cajee, A. K. Bhagabati, P. Bhattacharya, S. Dutta, R. Mahanta, and T. Hayashi
SOLA   13 157-162   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Dominant Synoptic Disturbance in the Extreme Rainfall at Cherrapunji, Northeast India, Based on 104 Years of Rainfall Data (1902?2005)
Fumie Murata; Toru Terao; Hatsuki Fujinami; Taiichi Hayashi; Haruhisa Asada; Jun Matsumoto; Hiambok Jones Syiemlieh
Journal of Climate   30 8237-8251   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Rashid, H., M. Kagami, F. Ferdous, E. Ma, T. Terao, T. Hayashi and Y. Wagatsuma
Tropical Medicine and Health   45(1)    Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Fujinami, H., D. Hatsuzuka, T. Yasunari, T. Hayashi, T. Terao, F. Murata, M. Kiguchi, Y. Yamane, J. Matsumoto, M. N. Islam, A. Habib
International Journal of Climatology   31(8) 1192-1204   2011   [Refereed]


Yukitaka Ohashi, Toru Terao, Yoshiyuki Shigeta, Teruo Ohsawa
Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics   127(1) 33-48   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
ICT-based Teaching Support Desk System (IT kyotaku system) for Efficient Management of University Lectures ― An Actual Practice According to the Cycle of Development and Operations ―
八重樫理人, 寺尾 徹, 林 敏浩, 村井 礼, 岩城 暁大, 裏 和宏, 今井 慈郎, 堀 幸雄, 末廣 紀史, 大塚 輝, 最所 圭三
32(1) 84-97   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Terao, T., F. Murata, A. Habib, M. S. H. Bhuiyan, S. A. Choudhury and T. Hayashi
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan   91 1-21   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Fumie Murata, Toru Terao, Masashi Kiguchi, Azusa Fukushima, Koji Takahashi, Taiichi Hayashi, Arjumand Habib, Md. Shameem Hassan Bhuiyan, Sayeed Ahmed Choudhury
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan   89A 167-179   2011
Characteristics of the highly turbulent wind regime "Maimai-kaze" and foehn associated with Yamaji-kaze events
Toru Terao, Takamasa Matsuoka
Memoirs of the Facult of Education Kagawa University, Part II   61(2) 121-152   2011

Books etc

Japanese Climate Encyclopedia
Toru Terao (Part:Contributor, Climate of Kagawa Prefecture, Climate of Tokushima Prefecture)
Maruzen Publishing   Jan 2018   ISBN:978-4621302439

Conference Activities & Talks

Validation of the GPM products over the complex terrain in the heavy rainfall area in the northeastern Indian subcontinent
Joint PI Meeting of Global Environment Observation Mission FY2017   2018   
Science Plan for the Post-MAHASRI GEWEX RHP
The International Post-MAHASRI Planning Workshop (IPMPW2018)   2018   
Validation of the rainfall estimates from space borne rain radar using a rain-gauge network in the Northeastern Indian subcontinent.
Hydro-meteorological modeling for flood prediction in North East India   2018   
Impact of climate variability on cholera epidemics in Bangladesh
International workshop for climate variabioity and related studies over North East Indian subcontinent   2017   
Underestimation characteristics of TRMM 2A25 V7 near surface rain over and around the Meghalaya Plateau
JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017   2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency: Precipitation Measuring Mission
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Toru Terao
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 科学研究費補助金基盤S
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Jun Matsumoto
Mechanisms of Rainfall over the Northeastern Indian Subcontinent
Ordinary Research
Interannual variations of Asian Summer Monsoon Circulation
Ordinary Research