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Expert NameDr. Masao Mikami
TitleHead of the research Laboratory
DivisionMeteorological Research Institute
InstitutionMeteorological Research Institute of the Japan Meteorological Agency
CityTsukuba, Ibaraki
Telephone+81 29 853-8623
Work ExperiencePrincipal Investigator of ADEC (Aeolian Dust Experiment on Climate Impact), which was carried out as a Japan-China cooperative project from 2000 to 2005. Principal Investigator of JADE (Japan-Australia Dust Experiment) from 2005 to 2008 Princilpal Investigator of Dust Modeling Project (KAKEN-KIBAN(A)) supported by MEXT
QualificationsPhD. Meteorology, Tohoku University, 1996
Number of Publications30
Awards1. 2006 award of the Meteorological Society of Japan 2. 2004 Friendship award from Chinese Government 3. 2005 secretary commendation from Japan Meteorological Agency
Other Activities1. Chief Editor of SOLA published by Japan Meteorological Society 2. Associate Editor of Aeolian Research 3. Member of steering committee of WMO/SDS-WAS program. 4. Member of the board of Japan Meteorological Society
Publications1. Kurosaki, Y., and M. Mikami, 2007: Threshold wind speed for dust emission in East Asia and its seasonal variations, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D17202,doi:10.1029/2006JD007988. 2. Mikami, M. et al., 2006: Aeolian dust experiment on climate impact: An overview of Japan-China joint project ADEC, Global Planetary Change, 52, 142-172, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.03.001._ 3. Mikami, M., et al., 2005: Measurement of saltation process over gobi and sand dunes in the Taklimakan desert, China, with newly developed sand particle counter, J. Geophys. Res., 110, doi:10.1029/2004JD004688._ 4. Ishizuka, M., M. Mikami, et al., 2005: An observational study of soil moisture effects on wind erosion at a gobi site in the Taklimakan Desert, J. Geophys. Res. -Atmospheres-, 110, D18S03, doi:10.1029/2004JD004709._ 5. Kurosaki, Y., and M. Mikami, 2003: Recent frequent dust events and their relation to surface wind in East Asia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 1736, doi:10.1029/2003GL017261.
DisciplineAtmospheric Sciences
Last updated21/08/2009 13:38:00

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