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

Awards & Honors

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

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]
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 ...
Geoscience Letters   3    Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere   121(6) 2593-2609   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Tenki   63(2) 105-112   Mar 2016
Climate of the Past   12(3) 749-767   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Eight general circulation models have simulated the mid-Pliocene warm period (mid-Pliocene, 3.264 to 3.025 Ma) as part of the Pliocene Modelling Intercomparison Project (PlioMIP). Here, we analyse and compare their simulation of Arctic sea ice for...
Nature Communications   6 8854   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Recent research indicates that the cooling trend in the tropical Pacific Ocean over the past 15 years underlies the contemporaneous hiatus in global mean temperature increase. During the hiatus, the tropical Pacific Ocean displays a La Nin ̃a-like...
Tenki   62(10) 913-921   Oct 2015
二酸化炭素濃度上昇に対する速い気候応答 -2014年度山本賞受賞記念講演-
Tenki   62(5) 391-401   May 2015   [Refereed]
研究会「長期予報と大気大循環」の報告 ENSOとその影響 我々はどこまで理解し,予測できているのか?
Tenki   62(3) 225-228   Mar 2015
地球環境史学会誌PALEO   3(1)    May 2015
Geophysical Research Letters   42(8) 2995-3003   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Observed upper tropospheric temperature over the tropics (T-TUT) shows a slowdown in warming rate during 1997-2011 despite the continuous warming projected by coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation models (AOGCMs). This observation-model dis...
S.,Dal Gesso;J.,J. van der Dussen;A.,P. Siebesma;S.,R. de Roode;I.,A. Boutle;Kamae,Yoichi;R.,Roehrig;J.,Vial
Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems   7(2) 617-647   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Current Climate Change Reports   1(2) 103-113   Mar 2015   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Increase in the Northeastern Pacific low cloud cover in the rapid adjustment to CO2
Kamae, Yoichi;Watanabe, M.
2017 CFMIP Meeting on Clouds, Precipitation, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity   25 Sep 2017   
釜江, 陽一;Li, X.;Xie, S.-P.;植田, 宏昭
日本気象学会2017年度春季大会   25 May 2017   
北太平洋atmospheric rivers発生頻度の気候学的分布とその変動
釜江, 陽一;Mei, W.;Xie, S.-P.;直井, 萌香;植田, 宏昭
日本気象学会2017年度春季大会   25 May 2017   
Kamae, Yoichi;川名, 冬士;大城, 萌美;植田, 宏昭
JPGU-AGU joint meeting   20 May 2017   
Atlantic-induced trans-basin teleconnection as a driving factor for the recent enhancement of global monsoon
Kamae, Yoichi;Li, X.;Xie, S.-P.;Ueda, H.
JPGU-AGU joint meeting   20 May 2017   
Atlantic Origin of Recent Decadal Trends in Meridional Thermal Gradient and Global Monsoon
97th AMS Annual Meeting   22 Jan 2017   
Can lower-tropospheric mixing constrain cloud feedback and climate sensitivity?
2016 AGU Fall Meeting   12 Dec 2016   
北西太平洋atmospheric riverの年々変動と人為起源の変化
異常気象研究会2016   8 Nov 2016   
Recent decadal variations in global monsoons associated with tropical inter-basin variability
AOGS 13th Annual Meeting   31 Jul 2016   
Anthropogenic and natural contributions to the recent increase in warm and dry conditions over western North America
AOGS 13th Annual Meeting   31 Jul 2016   

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   

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