Publication List

Publication list related to the APHRODITE project

<Papers which show the algorithms and performance of the products>

Yatagai, A., K. Kamiguchi, O. Arakawa, A. Hamada, N. Yasutomi and A. Kitoh (2012): APHRODITE: Constructing a Long-term Daily Gridded Precipitation Dataset for Asia based on a Dense Network of Rain Gauges, Bulletin of American Meteorological Society , doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00122.1. [Link]

Yasutomi, N., A. Hamada and A. Yatagai (2011): Development of a long-term daily gridded temperature dataset and its application to rain/snow discrimination of daily precipitation, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 165-172.[Link(PDF)]

Hamada, A., O. Arakawa and A. Yatagai (2011): An automated quality control method for daily rain-gauge data, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 183-192.

Kamiguchi, K., O. Arakawa and A. Kitoh (2011): Long-term changes in Japanese extreme precipitation analyzed with APHRO_JP_EX, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 91-100.

Kamiguchi, K., O. Arakawa, A. Kitoh, A. Yatagai, A. Hamada, and N.Yasutomi (2010): Development of APHRO_JP, the first Japanese high-resolution daily precipitation product for more than 100 years, Hydrological Research Letters , 4, 60-64. [Link]

Yatagai, A. O. Arakawa, K. Kamiguchi, H. Kawamoto, M. I. Nodzu and A. Hamada (2009): A 44-year daily gridded precipitation dataset for Asia based on a dense network of rain gauges, SOLA , 5, 137-140, DOI:10.2151/sola.2009-035. [Link]

Yatagai, A., P. Xie, and P. Alpert (2008): Development of a daily gridded precipitation data set for the Middle East, Adv. in Geosci., 12, 165-170. [Link]

Takashima, H., A. Yatagai, H. Kawamoto, O. Arakawa, and K. Kamiguchi (2009): Hydrological balance over northern Eurasia from gauge-based high-resolution daily precipitation data, M. Taniguchi (eds), From Headwaters to the Ocean: Hydrological Change and Watershed Management, Talor & Francis, 137-141. [Link]

Xie, P., A. Yatagai, M. Chen, T. Hayasaka, Y. Fukushima, C. Liu, and S. Yang (2007): A gauge-based analysis of daily precipitation over East Asia, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 8, 607-627. DOI:10.1175/JHM583.1 [Link]

<Related publications by the project members>

Yatagai, A. et al. (Eds.), (2011): Precipitation Products: Development and Application to Climate Change Studies, Global Environmental Research, V15N2.[Contents]

Arakawa, O. and A. Kitoh (2011): Intercomparison of the Relationship between Precipitation and Elevation Among Gridded Precipitation Datasets Over the Asian Summer Monsoon Region, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 109-118.

Mishra, A. ,R. Gairola, A. Yatagai (2011): Estimation of Precipitation Over India and Associated Oceanic Regions by Combined Use of Gauge and Multi-satellite Sensor Observations at Fine Scale, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 131-138.

Kitoh, A. and O. Arakawa (2011): Precipitation Climatology over the Middle East Simulated by the High-Resolution MRI-AGCM3, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 139-146.

Yatagai, A. (2011): Trends in orographic rainfall over the Fertile Crescent,Global Environmental Research, V15N2,147-156.

Javanmard, S., J. Jamali, A. Yatagai and E. Mahdavi (2011): Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Preipitation Over Iran Using Gridded Precipitation Data of APHRODITE, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 157-164.

Javanmard, S., A. Yatagai, M. I. Nodzu, J. BodaghJamali, and H. Kawamoto, 2010: Comparing high-resolution gridded precipitation data with satellite rainfall estimates of TRMM 3B42 over Iran, Adv. in Geosci , 25, 119-125. [Link]

Krishnamurti. T. N., A. K. Mishra, A. Simon, and A. Yatagai (2009): Use of a Dense Rain-gauge Network over India for Improving Blended TRMM Products and Downscaled Weather Models, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 87A, 393-412, DOI:10.2151/jmsj.87A.393. [Link]

Yatagai, A. (2009): Quantitative Estimation of Precipitation Climatology over the Himalayas, Himalayan Study Monographs, 10, 53-63. [Link](in Japanese with English abstract)

Kitoh, A., and S. Kusunoki (2008): East Asian summer monsoon simulation by a 20-km mesh AGCM, Clim. Dyn, 31, 389-401, DOI:10.1007/s00382-007-0285-2. [Link]

Kitoh, A., A. Yatagai, and P. Alpert (2008): First super-high-resolution model projection that the ancient "Fertile Crescent" will disappear in this century, Hydrological Research Letters, 2, 1-4. DOI:10.3178/HRL.2.1 [Link]

Kitoh, A., A. Yatagai, and P. Alpert (2008): Reply to comment by Ben-Zvi and Givati on 'First super-high-resolution model projection that the ancient "Fertile Crescent" will disappear in this century, Hydrological Research Letters, 2, 46. DOI:10.3178/HRL.2.46 [Link]

Geethalakshmi, V., A. Yatagai, K. Palanisamy, and C. Umetsu (2008): Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean Dipole on the Northeast Monsoon Rainfall of Tamil Nadu state in India. Hydrological Processes, 22. DOI:10.1002/hyp.7191 [Link]

Yatagai, A. (2007): Analysis of hydrological cycle -- Developments and utilization of gridded data sets --, Tenki, 54, 999-1002 (in Japanese). [Link]

Yatagai, A. (2007): Interannual Variation of Summertime Precipitation over the Qilian Mountains in Northwest China, Bulletin of Glaciological Research, 24, 1-11.[Link]

Yatagai, A., N. Yamazaki, and T. Kurino (2007): The products and validation of GAME reanalysis and JRA-25 Part 1: Surface Fluxes, Hydrological Processes, 21, 2061-2073. DOI:10.1002/hyp.6713 [Link]

Kamiguchi, K., A. Kitoh, T. Uchiyama, R. Mizuta, and A. Noda (2006): Changes in precipitation-based extreme indices due to global warming projected by a global 20-km-mesh atmospheric model, SOLA, 2, 64-67, DOI:10.2151/sola.2006-017. [Link]

Yatagai, A., P. Xie, and A. Kitoh (2005): Utilization of a new gauge-based daily precipitation dataset over monsoon Asia for validation of the daily precipitation climatology simulated by the MRI/JMA 20-km-mesh AGCM, SOLA, 1, 193-196, DOI:10.2151/sola.2005-050. [Link]

<Publications from the data users>

Wang, S.-Y. and R. R. Gillies, (2013): Influence of the Pacific quasi-decadal oscillation on the monsoon precipitation in Nepal. Climate Dynamics, 40, 95-107, doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1376-2. [abstract]

Han, Z. and Zhou, T. (2012): Assessing the Quality of APHRODITE High-Resolution Daily Precipitation Dataset over Contiguous China, Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (in Chinese), 36(2), 361-373, doi:10.3878/j.issn.1006-9895.2011.11043.[abstract]

Gillies, R. R., S.-Y. Wang, and W.-R. Huang (2012): Observational and supportive modeling analyses of winter precipitation change in China over the last half century. International Journal of Climatology, 32,747-758, doi:10.1002/joc/2303. [abstract]

Wang, S.-Y., R. E. Davies, W.-R. Huang, and R. R. Gillies, (2011): Pakistan's two-stage monsoon and links with the recent climate change. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D16114, doi:10.1029/2011JD01576.[abstract]

Iizumi, N. and M. Nishimori (2011): Improvements to Statistical Climate Downscaling Simulations by Incorporating the APHRO_JP Advanced Gridded Daily Precipitation Dataset, Global Environmental Research, V15N2 101-108.

Tojo, B., A. Kotera, K. Nakai, T. Nagano, S. Kobayashi and K. Moji (2011): Evaluation of Recent Forest Cover Change in Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR, Using AVNIR-2 and MODIS Satellite Images, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 119-130.

Onishi, T., M. Yoh, S. Nagao and H. Shibata (2011): Improvement of Runoff Simulation of the Amur River, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 173-182.

Tachibana, Y., K. Oshima, and M. Ogi (2008): Seasonal and interannual variations of Amur River discharge and their relationships to large-scale atmospheric patterns and moisture fluxes, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D16102, DOI:10.1029/2007JD009555. [Link]

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Proceedings/Extended abstracts

Yatagai, A., and H. Kawamoto (2008): Quantitative estimation of orographic precipitation over the Himalayas by using TRMM/PR and a dense network of rain gauges, Proc. SPIE, 7148-11, Nov. 17-21, 2008, Noumea, New Caledonia, DOI:10.1117/12.811943.

Kawamoto, H., and A. Yatagai (2008): Quality check of a gauge-based daily precipitation dataset: Using maximum rain rates given in the standard product 2A25 of TRMM/PR, Extended abstract for International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, Mar. 10-15, 2008, Grenoble, France.

Yatagai, A., H. Kawamoto, and P. Xie (2008): Products and validation of GAME re-analyses and JRA-25: Precipitation, Extended abstract for Third WCRP International Conference on Reanalysis, Jan. 28 - Feb. 1, 2008, Tokyo, Japan. [Link]

Yatagai, A., and P. Xie (2006): Utilization of a rain-gauge-based daily precipitation dataset over Asia for validation of precipitation derived from TRMM/PR and JRA-25. SPIE 0604-53, DOI:10.1117/12.723829.


A. Yatagai, et al. (2007): Asian Precipitation -- Highly Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evaluation of the Water Resources (APHRODITE’s Water Resources), IPWG Workshop on the Evaluation of High Resolution Precipitation Products, Dec. 3-5, 2007, Geneva, Swiss. [Link]