JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Session information

[JJ] Poster

A (Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences) » A-CG Complex & General

[A-CG49] [JJ] Promotion of Application and Utilization of Aircrafts for Earth sciences

Sun. May 21, 2017 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL7)

convener:Nobuhiro Takahashi(Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University), Makoto Koike(Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo), Rikie Suzuki(Department of Environmental Geochemical Cycle Research, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology), Toshinobu Machida(National Institute for Environmental Studies)

Under the current situation of rapid global environmental change, such as global warming, that affects the human societal activities and societal basis such as water and food, both the observational study of the Earth become more important as well as the studies on the numerical models. In particular, aircraft observation is expected to be better than the satellite and/or ground based observation when the immediate or direct observation is needed. For example, in situ measurements of the microscopic values such as concentration of greenhouse effect gaseous and size distribution and chemical components of aerosols and clouds are only available by aircraft observation. Aircraft observation is also useful for detailed remote sensing of typhoons, ecosystem, atmosphere, ocean, geodesy, volcanology, seismology. Activities of the aircraft observation has not been weighted in Japan comparing with other countries.

Recently, new observational technologies such as drones and unmanned aircrafts became to be utilized for the Earth observations. It indicates the concept of the aircraft observations has been changing now.

We would like to propose this session for the cross-cutting discussion over the fields of space and planetary sciences, atmospheric and hydrospheric sciences, human geosciences, solid Earth sciences, and biogeosciences on the new applications/utilization of aircraft that includes the new type aircraft observations, synergetic utilization with satellite and ground based observations, and collaboration with numerical model studies.

*Akihiko Kuze1, Hitoshi Suto1, Kei Shiomi1, Fumie Kataoka4, Laura Iraci2, Robert Knuteson3, Chawn Harlow5, Jonathan E Murray6, Nobuhiro Kikuchi1, Makiko Hashimoto1, Emma Yates2, Tomoaki Tanaka2, Warren Gore2 (1.Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 2.NASA Ames Reseach Center, 3.University of Wisconsin, 4.RESTEC, 5.The Met Office, 6.Imperial College London)

*Toshinobu Machida1, Shuji Aoki2, Hidekazu Matsueda3, Yousuke Sawa3, Shigeyuki Ishidoya4, Taku Umezawa1, Satoshi Sugawara5, Daisuke Goto6, Yosuke Niwa3, Kazuhiro Tsuboi3, Keiichi katsumata1, Takakiyo Nakazawa2, Shinji Morimoto2 (1.National Institute for Environmental Studies, 2.Tohoku Univ., 3.Meteorological Research Institute, 4.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 5.Miyagi University of Education, 6.National Institute of Polar Research)

*Taro Shinoda1, Tadayasu Ohigashi1, Masatomo Fujiwara3, Seiji Kawamura2, Kenji Suzuki4, Kosei Yamaguchi5, Eiichi Nakakita5, Nobuhiro Takahashi1, Kazuhisa Tsuboki1 (1.Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University, 2.National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 3.Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, 4.Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, 5.Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University)




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