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Expert NameDr. Kenji Kai
DivisionGraduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
InstitutionGraduate School of Environmental Sciences, Nagoya University
Telephone81 52 789 4257
Work Experience1. HEIFE Project 1989-1993 (Heihe River Basin, China) 2. Japan-China Joint Research Project of the Mechanism of Desertification 1989-1994 (Taklimakan Desert, China) 3. Aeolian Dust Experiment on Climate Impact 2000-2004 (Taklimakan Desert, China) 4. Study onLocal Circulations and Dust Storm in the Taklimakan Desert (Taklimakan Desert, China) 2008-2010
QualificationsDoctor of Science, University of Tsukuba, 1981
Number of Publications92
Other ActivitiesMember of the board of Chubu Local Office, Meteorological Society of Japan
Publications1. Kim, H.-S., Y. Nagata, K. Kai: Variation of dust layer height in the northern Taklimakan Desert in April 2002, Atmos. Env., 43, 557-567. 2. Kai,K., Y. Nagata, N. Tsunematsu, T. Matsumura, H.-S. Kim, T. Matsumoto, Hu Shunjun, Zhou Hongfei, M. Abo, T. Nagai, 2008: The structure of the dust layer over the Taklimakan Desert during the dust storm in April 2002 as observed using a depolarization lidar, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 86(1),1-16. 3. Tsunematsu, N., T. Sato, F. Kimura, K. Kai, Y. Kurosaki, T.Nagai, and Hongfei Zhou, M. Mikami, 2005: Extensive dust outbreaks following the morning inversion breakup in the Taklimakan Desert. J. Geophs. Research, 110(D21207) , doi:10.1029/ 2005JD005994. 4. Kai, K., Y. Okada, O. Uchino, I. Tabata, H. Nakamura, T. Takasugi, and Y. Nikaidou, 1988: Lidar observation and numerical simulation of a Kosa (Asian Dust) over Tsukuba, Japan during the spring of 1986. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 66(3), 457-472. 5. Kai, K., 2007: Science of Asian Dust (in Japansese) , Seizando-Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd., 146p.
DisciplineAtmospheric Sciences
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