List of Original Papers by Hiroshi Niino

  1. Watanabe, S., H. Niino, and T. Spengler, 2022: Formation of maritime convergence zones within cold air outbreaks due to the shape of the coastline or sea ice edge, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc,

  2. Tochimoto, E., and H. Niino, 2022: Comparing frontal structures of extratropical cyclones in the Northwetern Pacific and Northwestern Atlantic storm tracks. Mon. Wea. Rev., 150, 369-392.

  3. Tochimoto, E., and H. Niino, 2022: Tornadogenesis in a quasi-linear convective system over Kanto Plain in Japan: A numerical case study. Mon. Wea. Rev., 150, 259-282.

  4. Nakanishi, M., H. Niino, and T. Anzai, 2022: Stability functions in the stable surface layer derived from the MYNN scheme. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 100, 245-256.

  5. Tochimoto, E., S. Yokota, H. Niino and W. Yanase, 2022: Ensemble experiments for a maritime meso-beta-scale vortex that apawned tornado-like vortices causing shipwrecks. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 100, 141-165.

  6. Tochimoto, E., M. M. Miglietta, L. Bagaglini, R. Ingrosso and H. Niino, 2021: Characteristics of extratropical cyclones that cause tornadoes in Italy: A preliminary study. Atmosphere, 12(2), 180.

  7. Ito, J., H.Tsuguchi, S.Hayashi and H. Niino, 2021:Idealized high-resolution simulations of a back-building convective system that causes torrential rain. J. Atmos. Sci., 78, 117-131.

  8. Ito, J., H. Niino, and K. Yoshino, 2020: Large eddy simulation on horizontal convection rolls that caused an aircraft accident during its landing at Narita Airport, Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, e2020GL086999.

  9. Miglietta, M. M., K.Arai, K. Kusunoki, H.Inoue, T. Adachi, and H. Niino, 2020: Observational analysis of two waterspouts in northwestern Italy using an OPERA Doppler radar. Atmos. Res., 234, 104692.

  10. Yanase, W. and H. Niino, 2019: Parameter sweep experiments on a spectrum of cyclones with diabatic and baroclinic processes. J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 1917-1935.

  11. Ito, J., T. Nagoshi and H. Niino, 2019: A numerical study of "Hijikawa-Arashi": a thermally-driven gap wind visualized by nocturnal fog., J. Appl. Meteor. Climate , 58, 1293-1307

  12. Tochimoto, E., S. Yokota, H. Niino and W. Yanase, 2019: A hierarchy of violent vortices in an extratropical cyclone: A potential risk to maritime traffic.Mon. Wea. Rev. , 147, 1989-2007.

  13. Tochimoto, E., K. Sueki and H. Niino, 2019: Entraining CAPE for better assessment of tornado outbreak potential in the warm sector of extratropical cyclones. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 913-930.

  14. Tochimoto, E. and H. Niino, 2018: Structure and environment of tornado-spawning extratropical cyclones around Japan. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 96, 355-380.

  15. Yokota, S, H. Niino, H. Seko,M. Kunii, H. Yamauchi, 2018: Important factors for tornadogenesis as revealed by high-resolution ensemble forecasts of the Tsukuba supercell tornado of 6 May 2012 in Japan. Mon. Wea. Rev., 146, 1109-1132.

  16. Yanase, W., and H. Niino, 2018: Environmental control of tropical, subtropical, and extratropical cyclone development on the North Atlantic Ocean: Idealized numerical experiments. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.3227.

  17. Watanabe, S.I., H. Niino, and W. Yanase, 2018: Composite analysis of polar mesocyclones over the western part of the Sea of Japan. Mon. Wea. Rev., 146, 985-1004.

  18. Iga,K., S. Yokota, S.I. Watanabe, T. Ikeda, H. Niino and N. Misawa, 2017: Axisymmetric flow in a cylindrical tank over a rotating bottom. Part 2. Deformation of the water surface and experimental verification of the theory. Fluid Dyn.Res., 49, 065501, doi:10.1088/1873-7005/aa8bf0.

  19. Mashiko, W., and H. Niino, 2017: Super High-Resolution Simulation of the 6 May 2012 Tsukuba Supercell Tornado: Near-Surface Structure and Its Dynamics, SOLA , 13, 135-139..

  20. Ito, J., T. Oizumi and H. Niino, 2017: Near-surface coherent structures explored by large eddy simulation of entire tropical cyclones. Sci. Rep., 7: 3798, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-03848-w

  21. Watanabe, S.I., H. Niino, and W. Yanase, 2017: Structure and environment of polar mesocyclones over the northeastern part of the Sea of Japan. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 2217-2233.

  22. Tochimoto, E. and H. Niino, 2017: Structural and Environmental Characteristics of Extratropical Cyclones Associated with Tornado Outbreaks in the Warm Sector: An Idealized Numerical Study. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 117-136.

  23. Sueki, K. and H. Niino, 2016: Toward better assessment of tornado potential in typhoons: Significance of considering entrainment effects for CAPE. Geophys. Res. Lett.., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070349.

  24. Ito, J. and H. Niino, 2016: Wind-surface heat flux feedback in dust devils. Bound.-Layer Meteor., 161, 229-235.

  25. Watanabe, S.I., H. Niino, and W. Yanase, 2016: Climatology of polar mesocyclones over the Sea of Japan using a new objective tracking method. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144,2503-2515.

  26. Yokota, S., H. Seko, M. Kunii, H. Yamauchi,and H. Niino, 2016: The tornadic supercell on the Kanto Plain on 6 May 2012: Polarimetric radar and surface data assimilation with EnKF and ensemble-based sensitivity analysis. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 3133-3157.

  27. Tochimoto, E. and H. Niino, 2016: Structural and environmental characteristics of extratropical cyclones that cause a tornado outbreak in the warm sector: A composite study. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 945-969..

  28. Yanase, W., H. Niino, S.I. Watanabe, K. Hodges, M. Zahn, T. Spengler and I.A. Gurvich, 2016: Climatology of polar lows over the Sea of Japan using the JRA-55 reanalysis. J. Climate , 29, 419-437.

  29. Ito, J., and H. Niino, 2016: Atmospheric Karman vortex shedding from Jeju Island, East China Sea: A numerical study. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 139-148.

  30. Ito, J., H. Niino, M. Nakanishi and C.-H. Moeng, 2015: An extension of the Mellor-Yamada model to the Terra Incognita zone for dry convective mixed layers in the free convection regime. Bound.-Layer Meteor., DOI10.1007/s10546-015-0045-5.

  31. Yanase, W. and H. Niino, 2015: Idealized numerical experiment on cyclone development in the tropical, subtropical and extratropical environment. J. Atmos. Sci. , 72, 3699-3714.

  32. Yokota, S., H. Niino, and W. Yanase, 2015: Tropical cyclogenesis due to ITCZ breakdown: Idealized numerical experiments and a case study of the event in July 1988. J. Atmos. Sci. , 72, 3663-3684.

  33. Ito, J., H. Niino and M. Nakanishi, 2014: Horizontal turbulent diffusion in a convective mixed layer. J. Fluid Mech. , 758, 553-564.

  34. Nakanishi, M., R. Shibuya, J. Ito, and H. Niino, 2014: Large-eddy simulation of a residual layer: Low-level jet, convective rolls, and Kelvin-Helmholtz instability. J Atmos. Sci., 71, 4473-4491.

  35. Ito, J., and H. Niino, 2014: Particle image velocimetry of a dust devil observed in a desert, SOLA. , 10, 108-111.

  36. Iga, K., S. Yokota, S. Watanabe, T. Ikeda, H. Niino and N. Misawa, 2014: Various phenomena on a water vortex in a cylindrical tank over a rotating bottom, Fluid Dyn. Res. , 46, 031409.

  37. Watanabe, S.I.,and H. Niino, 2014: Genesis and development mechanisms of a polar mesocyclone over the Japan Sea, Mon. Wea. Rev.. , 142, 2248-2270.

  38. Yanase, W., H. Niino, K. Hodges and N. Kitabayashi, 2014: Parameter spaces of environmental fields responsible for cyclone development from tropics to extratropics, J. Climate. , 27, 652-671.

  39. Ito, J., H. Niino, and M. Nakanishi, 2013: Formation mechanism of dust devil-like vortices in idealized convective mixed layers, J. Atmos.Sci. , 70, 1173-1186.

  40. Nakanishi, M.,and H. Niino, 2012: Large-eddy simulation of roll vortices in a hurricane boundary layer, J. Atmos. Sci. , 69, 3558-3575.

  41. Yokota, S., H. Niino and W. Yanase, 2012: Tropical cyclogenesis due to breakdown of Intertropical Convergence Zone: An idealized numerical experiment, SOLA , 8, 103-106.

  42. Ito, J., H. Niino, and M. Nakanishi, 2011: Effects of ambient rotation on dust devils, SOLA ,7, 165-168 .

  43. Shibano, R., Y. Yamanaka, N. Okada, T. Chuda, S. Suzuki, H. Niino, M. Toratani, 2011: Response of marine ecosystem to typhoon passage in the western subtropical North Pacific, Geophys. Res. Letters ,38, L18608, doi:10.1029/2011GL048717.

  44. Suzuki, S., H. Niino, and R. Kimura, 2011: The mechanism of upper-oceanic vertical motions forced by a moving typhoon Fluid Dyn. Res., 43, 025504.

  45. Kitagawa, T., T. Nakagawa, R. Kimura, H. Niino, S. Kimura, 2011: Vortex flow produced by schooling behavior of arabesque greenling Pleurogrammus azonus, Fish. Sci.,DOI:10.1007/s12562-011-0321-3 .

  46. Ito, J., H. Niino, and M. Nakanishi, 2010: Large eddy simulation on dust suspension in a convective mixed layer. SOLA, 6, 133-136.

  47. Noda, A.T. and H. Niino, 2010: A numerical investigation of a supercell tornado: Its genesis and vorticity budget, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan. , DOI:10.2151/jmsj.2010-203.

  48. Noguchi, T. and H. Niino, 2010a: Multi-layered diffusive convection. Part 1. Spontaneous layer formation , J. Fluid Mech., 651, 443-464, doi:10.1017/S0022112009994150.

  49. Noguchi, T. and H. Niino, 2010b: Multi-layered diffusive convection. Part 2. Dynamics of layer evolution , J. Fluid Mech., 651, 465-481, doi:10.1017/S0022112010994160.

  50. Ito, J., R. Tanaka, H. Niino, and M. Nakanishi, 2010: Large eddy simulation of dust devils in a diurnally-evolving convective mixed layer , J. Meteor. Soc. Japan. , 88, 63-77 .

  51. Yukimoto, S., H. Niino, T. Noguchi, R. Kimura, and F. Moulin, 2010: Structure of a bathtub vortex : Importance of the bottom boundary layer, Theoretical Comp. Fluid Dyn. , 24, 323-327.

  52. Mashiko, W., H. Niino, and T. Kato, 2009: Numerical simulation of a tornadogenesis in a mini-supercell in an outer rainband of Typhoon Shanshan on 17 September 2006, Mon. Wea. Rev. , 137, 4238-4260 .

  53. Nakanishi, M. and H. Niino, 2009: Development of an improved turbulence closure model for the atmospheric boundary layer, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan. , 87, 895-912.

  54. Wada, A., H. Niino and H. Nakano, 2009: Roles of vertical turbulent mixing in the ocean response to Typhoon Rex (1998), J. Oceanogr., 65, 373-396.

  55. Chuda,T., H. Niino, K. Yoneyama, M. Katsumata, and O. Tsukamoto, 2008: A statistical analysis of surface heat flux enhancements due to precipitating clouds observed in the tropical Western Pacific. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 86, 439-457.

  56. Tagami, H. and H. Niino, 2007: A study of meso-alpha-scale disturbances on the Baiu Front and their environmental field, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 85, 767-784.

  57. Chuda, T., R. Kimura and H. Niino, 2007: Vertical fine structures of temperature and water vapor in the free atmosphere, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 85, 583-597.

  58. Yanase, W. and H. Niino, 2007: Dependence of the polar low development on baroclinicity and physical processes: An idealized high-resolution numerical experiment, J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 3044-3067.

  59. Nakamura, Y., T. Noguchi, T. Tsuji, S. Itoh, H. Niino, T. Matsuoka , 2006: Simultaneous seismic reflection and physical oceanographic observations of oceanic finestructure in the Kuroshio extension front, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L23605, doi:10.1029/2006GL027437.

  60. Maejima, Y., K. Iga and H. Niino, 2006: Upper-tropospheric vortex street and its formation mechanism, SOLA, 2, 80-83.

  61. Niino, H., A. Mori, T. Satomura and S. Akiba, 2006: Flow regimes of non-linear heat island circulation, J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 1538-1547.

  62. Nakanishi, M. and H. Niino, 2006: An improved Mellor-Yamada level-3 model: Its numerical stability and application to a regional prediction of advection fog. Bound.-Layer Meteor., 119, 397-407, DOI: 10.1007/s10546-005-9030-8.

  63. Tsuji, T., T. Noguchi, H. Niino, T. Matsuoka, Y. Nakamura, H. Tokuyama,S. Kuramoto, N. Bang, 2005: Two-dimensional mapping of microstructures in the Kuroshio current using seismic reflection data, Geophys. Res. Lett.,32, L14609,doi:10.1029/2005GL023095. (Abstract).

  64. Ogura, Y., H. Niino, R. Kumabe, S. Nishimura, 2005: Evolution of a typhoon-like subtropical low causing severe weather over the Kanto area on 13 October 2003, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan., 83, 531-550.

  65. Chuda, T. and H. Niino, 2005: Climatology of mesoscale environmental parameters in Japan. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan., 83, 391-408.

  66. Noda, A. and H. Niino, 2005: Genesis and structure of a major tornado in a numerically-simulated supercell storm: Importance of vertical vorticity in a gust front. SOLA, 1, 5-8.

  67. Yanase, W. and H. Niino, 2005: Effects of baroclinicity on the cloud pattern and structure of polar lows A high-resolution numerical experimentGeophys. Res. Lett., 32, L02806, doi:10.1029/2004GL020469.

  68. Yanase, W. and H. Niino, 2004: Structure and energetics of non-geostrophic non-hydrostatic baroclinic instability with and without convective heating.J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 82, 1261-1279.

  69. Yanase, W., Fu, G., H. Niino and T. Kato, 2004: A polar low over the Japan Sea on 21 January 1997: Part II. Numerical simulation, Mon. Wea. Rev., 132,1552-1574.

  70. Fu, G., H. Niino, R. Kimura and T. Kato, 2004: A polar low over the Japan Sea on 21 January 1997: Part I. Observational analysis, Mon. Wea. Rev. 132, 1537-1551.

  71. Fu, G., H. Niino, R. Kimura and T. Kato, 2004: Multiple polar mesocyclones over the Japan sea on 11 February 1997, Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 793-814.

  72. Nakanishi, M. and H. Niino, 2004: An improved Mellor-Yamada level 3 model with condensation physics : Its design and verification. Bound.-Layer Meteor., 112, 1-31.

  73. Noda, A. and H. Niino, 2003: Critical grid size for simulating convective storms: A case study of the Del City supercell storm. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, No.16, 1844, doi:10.1029/2003GL017498.

  74. Mori, A. and H. Niino, 2002: Time evolution of nonlinear horizontal convection : Its flow regimes and self-similar solutions. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 1841-1856.

  75. Yoshioka, M.K., H., Niino and R. Kimura, 2002: Significance of non-rotational wind stress in the seasonal variation of continental torque. Tellus, 54A, 390-405.

  76. Yanase, W., H. Niino and K. Saito, 2002: High-resolution simulation of a polar low, Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1029/2002GL014736.

  77. Suzuki, O., H. Niino, H. Ohno and H. Nirasawa, 2000: Tornado producing mini supercells associated with Typhoon 9019. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 1868-1882.

  78. Toyoda, E., H. Niino, K. Tsuboki, R. Kimura and M. Yoshizaki, 1999: Mid-tropospheric anticyclonic vortex street associated with a cloud band near a cold front. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 2637-2656.

  79. Mouri, H.,, H. Kubotani, T. Fujitani, H. Niino and M. Takaoka, 1999: Wavelet analyses of velocities in laboratory isotropic turbulence. J. Fluid Mech. , 389, 229 - 254.

  80. Niino, H., T. Fujitani and N. Watanabe, 1997: A statistical study of tornadoes and waterspouts in Japan from 1961 to 1993. J. Climate, 10, 1730-1752.

  81. Takayama, H., H. Niino, S. Watanabe and J. Sugaya, 1997: Downbursts in the northwestern part of Saitama prefecture on 8 September 1994. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 75, 885-905.

  82. Takayabu, I., H. Niino, M.D. Yamanaka and S. Fukao, 1996: An observational study of cyclogenesis in the lee of the Japan Central Mountains. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 61, 39-53.

  83. Niino, H., O. Suzuki, H. Nirasawa, T. Fujitani, H. Ohno, I. Takayabu, N. Kinoshita, T. Murota and N. Yamaguchi, 1993: An observational study of the Mobara Tornado, In The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards. Geophys. Monogr., 79, 511-519.

  84. Niino, H., O. Suzuki, H. Nirasawa, T. Fujitani, H. Ohno, I. Takayabu, N.Kinoshita, Y. Ogura, 1993: Tornadoes in Chiba Prefecture on 11 December 1990. Mon. Wea. Rev., 121, 3001-3018.

  85. Niino, H., T. Fujitani, T. Murota, N. Yamaguchi and W. Okada,1991: Analysis of the tornado in Mobara City on 11 December 1990, J. Wind. Eng. (in Japanese), 48, 15-25.

  86. Kinoshita, N. and H. Niino, 1990: On the depth of the surface layer of the turbulent Ekman layer. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 68, 747-751.

  87. Yoshida, J., H. Nagashima and H. Niino, 1989: The behavior of double-diffusive intrusion in a rotating system. J. Geophys. Res., 94, No. C4, 4923-4937.

  88. Niino, H., 1988: Inertial instability of the Stewartson E1/4-layer. Fluid Dyn. Res., 3, 407-414.

  89. Niino, H., 1987: The linear theory of land and sea breeze circulation. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 65, 901-921.

  90. Niino, H., 1986: A linear stability theory of double-diffusive horizontal intrusion. J. Fluid Mech., 171, 71-100.

  91. Niino, H. and N. Misawa, 1984: An experimental and theoretical study of barotropic instability. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 1992-2011.

  92. Niino, H., 1982: A note on the stability of finite amplitude wave solution of the generalized Landau equation. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 60, 1024-1033.

  93. Niino, H., 1982: A weakly non-linear theory of barotropic instability. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 60, 1001-1023.

  94. Niino, H., 1980: Evolutions of a laminar jet in a homogeneous rotating fluid. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 58, 33-51.

  95. Niino, H., 1978: Turbulent Jet in a Rotating Fluid. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 56, 527-547.

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