JpGU Fellowship

Toshio Yamagata


for outstanding contributions to geophysical fluid dynamics and climate dynamics, in particular to the understanding of atmospheric and ocean phenomena and the effect of their interaction on climate chance.

A list of five major papers

  1. Yamagata, T., 1976 : On Trajectories of Rossby Wave-packets Released in a Lateral Shear Flow. J. Oceanogr. Soc. Jpn., 32 (4), 162-168.
  2. Yamagata, T., 1982 : On Nonlinear Planetary Waves : A Class of Solutions Missed by the Traditional Quasi-Geostrophic Approximation. J. Oceanogr. Soc. Jpn., 38 (4), 236-244.
  3. Yamagata, T., 1985 : Stability of a Simple Air-Sea Coupled Model in the Tropics. Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models, Elsevier Oceanogr. Series, J. C. J. Nihoul ed., 637-657.
  4. Saji, N. H., B. N. Goswami, P. N. Vinayachandran, and T. Yamagata, 1999 : A Dipole Mode in the Tropical Indian Ocean. Nature, 401, 360-363.
  5. Ashok, K., S. K. Behera, S. A. Rao, H. Weng, and T. Yamagata, 2007 : El Niño Modoki and its possible teleconnection. J. Geophys. Res., 112, C11007, doi:10.1029/2006JC003798.


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