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Super high resolution experiments of torrential rainfall events with the K super computer

@article{Oizumi2014SuperHR,
  title={Super high resolution experiments of torrential rainfall events with the K super computer},
  author={Tsutao Oizumi and T. Kuroda and Kazuo Saito},
  journal={Japan Geoscience Union},
  year={2014}
}
In Japan, localized torrential rainfalls sometimes cause severe disasters which impact on the society. (e.g., the urban flash flood disaster at the Toga-gawa River in Kobe in July 2008, and the debris flow disaster in Izu Ohshima Island in 2013). In these events, the precipitation amountswere very different in the small areas, and they were likely strongly affected by geographical features. In the Kobe event case, about 70 % of the initial flow of the flash flood is from the urban area that… Expand