• Environmental Science
  • Published 2017

Impact of SST on heavy precipitation events over Japan during summer

@inproceedings{Iizuka2017ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of SST on heavy precipitation events over Japan during summer},
  author={Satoshi Iizuka},
  year={2017}
}
The previous studies have pointed out the role of sea surface temperature (SST) over the Japan Sea on winter precipitation on the downwind side under the northwesterly East Asian winter monsoon. However, the role of SST over the Japan Sea on precipitation during summer is not well understood. The heavy precipitation event occurred over the northern main island of Japan in early-August, 2013. The unusual precipitation seems to be associated with the significant moisture flux over the Japan Sea… CONTINUE READING