Kamae Yoichi

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Kamae Yoichi
University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph. D in Science(University of Tsukuba)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Sep 2015
Aug 2017
Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Climate, Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Apr 2013
Mar 2015
Reserch Associate, Center for Global Environmental Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Apr 2012
Mar 2013
Research Fellow, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo


Apr 2009
Mar 2012
Doctoral Program in Geoenvironmental Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Master Program in Geosciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Apr 2003
Mar 2007
College of Natural Sciences, First Cluster of Colleges, University of Tsukuba

Committee Memberships

Jul 2018
METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN  Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan Editorial board member

Awards & Honors

Aug 2016
Uncertainty in Climate Sensitivity: Cloud Adjustment and Feedback, Early Career Researcher Distinguished Lecturer, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
Winner: Youichi Kamae
Oct 2014
Processes of tropospheric adjustment to increasing CO2 and their contributions to climate change, Yamamoto Medal, Meteorological Society of Japan, Meteorological Society of Japan
Winner: Y. Kamae

Published Papers

釜江, 陽一;栃本英伍;西川はつみ;宇野史睦;山崎哲;川瀬宏明;辻野智紀;神山翼;大竹潤;山下陽介;道端拓朗;川添祥;神澤望;築地原匠;木下武也
Tenki   65(9) 643-648   Sep 2018
Watanabe, M.;Kamae, Yoichi;Shiogama, H.;DeAngelis, A. M.;Suzuki, K.
NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE   8(10) 901-906   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS) and hydrological sensitivity describe the global mean surface temperature and precipitation responses to a doubling of atmospheric CO2. Despite their connection via the Earth's energy budget, the physical link...
釜江, 陽一
Tenki   65(8) 604-605   Aug 2018
Ueda, H.;Miwa, K.;Kamae, Yoichi
Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan   96(4) 381-390   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Xie, S.-P.;Peng, Q.;Kamae, Yoichi;Zheng, X.-T.;Tokinaga, H.;Wang, D.
Journal of Climate   31(11) 4449-4462   May 2018   [Refereed]
The eastern tropical Pacific features strong climatic asymmetry across the equator, with the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) displaced north of the equator most of time. In February- April (FMA), the seasonal warming in the Southern Hemisphe...
廣岡, 俊彦;伊藤, 耕介;小守, 信正;山口, 春季;江口, 菜穂;野口, 峻佑;竹村, 和人;釜江, 陽一;榎本, 剛
Tenki   65(3) 194-199   Mar 2018
Ogura, T.;Shiogama, H.;Watanabe, M.;Yoshimori, M.;Yokohata, T.;Annan, J. D.;Hargreaves, J. C.;Ushigami, N.;Hirota, K.;Someya, Y.;Kamae, Yoichi;Tatebe, H.;Kimoto, M.
GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT   10(12) 4647-4664   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
This study discusses how much of the biases in top-of-atmosphere (TOA) radiation and clouds can be removed by parameter tuning in the present-day simulation of a climate model in the Coupled Model Inter-comparison Project phase 5 (CMIP5) generatio...
Imada, Y.;Shiogama, H.;Takahashi, C.;Watanabe, M.;Mori, M.;Kamae, Yoichi;Maeda, S.
釜江, 陽一
地球環境史学会誌PALEO   5(2)    Dec 2017
釜江, 陽一
地球環境史学会誌PALEO   5(2)    Dec 2017
Kamae, Yoichi;Kawana, T.;Oshiro, M.;Ueda, H.
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan   95(6) 411-431   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Eddy transport of atmospheric water vapor from the tropics is important for rainfall and related natural disasters in the middle latitudes. Atmospheric rivers (ARs), intense moisture plumes typically associated with extratropical cyclones, often p...
Mizuta, R.;Murata, A.;Ishii, M.;Shiogama, H.;Hibino, K.;Mori, N.;Arakawa, Osamu;Imada, Y.;Yoshida, K.;Aoyagi, T.;Kawase, J.;Mori, M.;Okada, Y.;Shimura, T.;Nagatomo, T.;Ikeda, M.;Endo, H.;Nosaka, M.;Arai, M.;Takahashi, C.;Tanaka, K.;Takemi, T.;Tachikawa, Y.;Temur, K.;Kamae, Yoichi;Watanabe, M.;Sasaki, H.;Kitoh, A.;Takayabu, I.;Nakakita, E.;Kimoto, M.
BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY   98(7) 1383-1398   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
An unprecedentedly large ensemble of climate simulations with high-resolution atmospheric models enables the assessment of probabilistic change by global warming in low-frequency local-scale severe events.
Kamae Yoichi
JOURNAL OF CLIMATE   30(15) 5605-5619   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Atmospheric rivers (ARs), conduits of intense water vapor transport in the midlatitudes, are critically important for water resources and heavy rainfall events over the west coast of North America, Europe, and Africa. ARs are also frequently obser...
Kamae Yoichi
CLIMATE DYNAMICS   49(9-10) 3443-3455   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Natural climate variability contributes to recent decadal climate trends. Specifically the trends during the satellite era since 1979 include Atlantic and Indian Ocean warming and Pacific cooling associated with phase shifts of the Atlantic Multid...
Kamae, Yoichi;Shiogama, H.;Imada, Y.;Mori, M.;Arakawa, O.;Mizuta, R.;Yoshida, K.;Takahashi, C.;Arai, M.;Ishii, M.;Watanabe, M.;Kimoto, M.;Xie, S.-P.;Ueda, H.
CLIMATE DYNAMICS   49(1) 403-417   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Over the past decade, anomalously hot summers and persistent droughts frequented over the western United States (wUS), the condition similar to the 1950s and 1960s. While atmospheric internal variability is important for mid-latitude interannual c...
天気   63(11) 919-927   Nov 2016
Journal of Climate   29(17) 6259-6275   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Factors and possible constraints to extremely large spread of effective climate sensitivity (ECS) ranging about 2.1-10.4 K are examined by using a large-member ensemble of quadrupling CO2 experiments with an atmospheric general circulation model (...
Climate of the Past   12(8) 1619-1634   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Accumulations of global proxy data are essential steps for improving reliability of climate model simulations for the Pliocene warming climate. In the Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project phase 2 (PlioMIP2), a part project of the Paleoclimate Mo...
Progress in Earth and Planetary Science   3    Jul 2016   [Refereed]
The correct understanding of the transient response to external radiative perturbation is important for the interpretation of observed climate change, the prediction of near-future climate change, and committed warming under climate stabilization ...

Conference Activities & Talks

Seasonally variant low cloud adjustment over cool oceans
Kamae, Yoichi;Chadwick, R.;Ackerley, D.;Ringer, R.;Ogura, T.
CFMIP Meeting 2018   16 Oct 2018   
Indian Ocean warming and East Asian atmospheric rivers in post El Niño summer
Kamae, Yoichi;Mei, W.;Xie, S.-P.;Naoi, M.;Ueda, H.
AOGS 15th Annual Meeting   4 Jun 2018   Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
Indian Ocean warming and East Asian atmospheric rivers in post El Niño summer [Invited]
Kamae, Yoichi
JpGU Meeting 2018   20 May 2018   Japan Geoscience Union
Tropical Atlantic warming as a possible trigger for the recent decadal trend in global monsoon
Kamae, Yoichi;Li, X.;Xie, S.-P.;Ueda, H.
JpGU Meeting 2018   20 May 2018   Japan Geoscience Union
Combined effects of SSTs in the Indian and Pacific Ocean on the seasonal modulations of the western North Pacific rainfall and typhoons
Ueda, H.;Miwa, K.;Kamae, Yoichi;Tanji, N.
JpGU Meeting 2018   20 May 2018   Japan Geoscience Union
Variability of North Atlantic hurricane frequency in a large ensemble of high-resolution climate simulations
Mei, W.;Kamae, Yoichi;Xie, S.-P.
2017 AGU Fall Meeting   11 Dec 2017   
Preceding Winter's ENSO Control on Summertime Atmospheric River Activity over the North Pacific
Kamae, Yoichi;Mei, W.;Xie, S.-P.;Naoi, M.;Ueda, H.
2017 AGU Fall Meeting   11 Dec 2017   
今田由紀子;塩竈秀夫;高橋千陽;釜江, 陽一;森正人;渡部雅浩;水田亮;石井正好;木本昌秀
日本気象学会2017年度秋季大会   30 Oct 2017   
日本列島におけるatmospheric river通過時の豪雨の気候学的特徴
Kamae, Yoichi;Mei, W.;Xie, S.-P.
異常気象研究会2017   20 Nov 2017   
北太平洋Atmospheric Riversの発生に対するENSOの同時・時間差影響
直井萌香;釜江, 陽一;植田, 宏昭
日本気象学会2017年度秋季大会   30 Oct 2017   

Books etc

Mid-Pliocene Greenhouse Climate Simulated by Atmospheric General Circulation Model : Comparison with Paleoclimate Proxy Data
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, the University of Tsukuba   Mar 2012   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Mechanisms and projection of long-term variation in global monsoon
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Youichi Kamae


Apr 2015
Reviewer for Scientific Reports
May 2015
Converner for Meteor Soc Japan spring meeting 2015
Apr 2015
Reviewer for Nature Clim Change
Apr 2015
Reviewer for Geophysical Research Letters
Apr 2015
Reviewer for Theoret Appl Climatol