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, doi.org/10.1002/qj.4324.

  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. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12020180.

  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.https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL086999

  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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