Basic Information

Environmental Informatics Laboratory
Associate Professor
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Courses - Undergraduate
Introduction to Programming, Programming C, Calculus II (exercise)
Courses - Graduate
Computational Fluid Dynamics


Meteorology, Climate Dynamics
Educational Background, Biography
Mar 2000, Graduated from Dept. of Geophysics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo Mar 2006, PhD (School of Science, University of Tokyo) May 2006 - Sep 2009, Postdoctoral Fellow at International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA Oct 2009 - Associate Professor at CAIST, University of Aizu
Current Research Theme
Numerical simulation of atmospheric phenomena, Analysis of Meteorological Data
Key Topic
Meiyu-Baiu rainband, storm track, extratropical cyclone, monsoon, local wind, regional atmospheric model, air-sea interaction
Affiliated Academic Society
Meteorological Society of Japan, American Geophysical Union


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Dissertation and Published Works

T. Sampe, H. Nakamura, A. Goto, and W. Ohfuchi, 2010: "Significance of a midlatitude SST frontal zone in the formation of a storm track and an eddy-driven westerly jet", J. Climate, 23, 1793-1814. doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI3163.1

T. Sampe, and S.-P. Xie, 2010: "Large-scale dynamics of the Meiyu-Baiu rainband: Environmental forcing by the westerly jet", J. Climate, 23, 113-134.

T. Sampe, and S.-P. Xie, 2007: "Mapping high sea winds from space: A global climatology", Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 1965-1978.

H. Nakamura, T. Sampe, Y. Tanimoto, and A. Shimpo, 2004: "Observed associations among storm tracks, jet streams and midlatitude oceanic fronts", Earth's Climate: The ocean-atmosphere interaction, C. Wang, S.-P. Xie and J. A. Carton, Eds., Geophysical monograph series 147, American Geophysical Union, pp.329-345.

H. Nakamura and T. Sampe, 2002: "Trapping of synoptic-scale disturbances into the North-Pacific subtropical jet core in midwinter", Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, doi:1029/2002GL015335.