Toshio Koike, Dr. Eng., Professor
- Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
- 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
- Phone +81-(0)3-5841-6106, Fax +81-(0)3-5841-6130
- E-mail: email@example.com
Date of Birth
- 1982-1985 Doctor of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Dissertation topic: Modeling of Snowmelt Runoff by Using Snow Cover Area
- 1980-1982 Master of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Thesis topic: Estimation of Basin-wade Snow Water Equivalent Derived from Satellite Data
- 1976-1980 Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
- 1985 -1986: Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
- 1986 -1988: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
- 1988 -1999: Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology
- 1999: Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology
- 1999 - pres.: Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
- 2006 - pres.: Executive Director, Earth Observation Data and Information Fusion Research Initiative
(EDITORIA) , The University of Tokyo
- 2007 - pres. Special Adviser to Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST
- Hydro-meteorological Variability and its Impacts on Water Resources
- Remote Sensing and Satellite Hydrology
- Hydrological Processes in the Monsoon Asia and their Predictability
HONORS AND AWARDS
- 1985 Incentive Award of Japan Society of Civil Engineering
- 2000 "Horiuchi" Prize from Meteorological Society of Japan.
- 2001 Best Paper Award of Japan Society of Civil Engineering
- 2003 NASA Group Achievement Award
- 2007 Pakistan-Japan Joint Seminar at Lahore collage for Women University Meraj Khalid Award 2006-7
- 2008 Award for Contribution to the IPCC Novel Peace Prize from WMO and UNEP
- 2009 "Einstein Lecturer" Award in 2009 from Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Japan Society of Civil Engineering; Meteorological Society of Japan; The Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources; Remote Sensing Society of Japan; American Geophysical Union (AGU); International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)
- 1991-2001: Editorial Board of Annals of Hydroscience and Hydraulic Engineering
- 1997-1998: Chief Editor, Special Issue on Global Soil Wetness Project, Journal of Meteorological Society
- 2006-2007: Chief Editor, Special Issue on Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period, Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan
Major Contributions to International Projects:
- 1996-2001: Chief Scientist of Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Asian Monsoon Experiment (GAME) in the Tibetan Plateau
- 1997-2001: Chairman of the GAME International Sub-panel for Remote Sensing
- 1996-2003: Validation Scientist of the ADEOS-II Project of NASDA
- 2000-3/2007: Project Scientist of Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) Asia-Australia Monsoon Project (CAMP)
- 2001-1/2007: Lead Scientist of Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP)
- 4/2004-2/2005: Member of Group on Earth Observation (GEO) Implementation Planning Task Team (IPTT)
- 6/2005-11/2006: Co-Chair of GEO Architecture and Data Committee
- 11/2005- pres.: Lead of GEOSS Asian Water Cycle Initiative
- 1/2007 - pres.: Co-Chair of Coordinated Energy and Water Cycle Observation Project (CEOP)
- 2/2007 - 3/2008: Member of ICSU Strategic Committee on Information and Data (SCID)
- 12/2005 - pres.: Executive Manager of the JICA Project on Japan-China Cooperative Research Center for Meteorological Disaster Mitigation
Invited Lecture, Keynote Lecture
- 1) T. Koike: CEOP and the Contribution to GCIP/GAPP, Mississippi River Climate and Hydrology Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 13-17, 2002.
- 2) T. Koike: GPM Contributions to Global Water Cycle Variation Studies and Local Water Resources Management in Asia, Second Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) International Planning Workshop, Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, May 20-22, 2002.
- 3) T. Koike: CEOP as the 1st Element of IGOS Water Cycle Theme, Seminar on A Mission to Aqua Planet Earth -A Challenge by IGOS-P, World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, 26 August -September 4, 2002.
- 4) T. Koike: Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period: Observations for monsoon system studies, The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Regional Workshop for East and Southeast Asia, Singapore, 16-18 September 2002
- 5) T. Koike: Observation of changes in precipitation patterns and extreme weather events induced by water variation due to climate change, The eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) and the seventeenth sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies (SBSTA7)of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), New Delhi, 23 October - 1 November 2002.
- 6) T. Koike: The GEWEX CEOP Project, 2nd AMIP Workshop, Toulouse, 12-15 November, 2002.
- 7) T. Koike: WCRP and CEOP Observational Activities, Water and Climate: Water Cycle Research and Observational Activities for Water Management and Sustainable Development, The 3rd World Water Forum in Kyoto, March 16-24, 2003.
- 8) T. Koike: Data Integration toward Understanding of the Energy and Water Cycle in the Tibetan Plateau, The 4th Symposium on the Tibetan Plateau, Lhasa, China, August 4-7, 2004.
- 9) T. Koike: Data Integration and Information Fusion for Understanding and Prediction of the Global Water Cycle, The 5th International Scientific Conference on Global and Energy Water Cycle, GEWEX, Costa Mesa, California, USA, 20-24 June 2005.
- 10) T. Koike: Asian Water Cycle Initiative (AWCI) Contributing to Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), Distinguished Lecture, Hydrological Science Session, the 4th Annual Meeting, Asia and Oceanic Geophysics Society (AOGS), Bangkok, 2007
- 11) T. Koike: A Flash Flood Control System Based on the Global Earth Observations System of Systems, the 8th International Conference on Hydro-science and Engineering (ICHE), Nagoya, 2008
- 12) T. Koike: Satellite remote sensing and data assimilation, the 1st African Water Cycle Symposium, Tunis, 2009
- 13) T. Koike: GEOSS and Satellite Observations, GCOM Symposium, Tokyo, 2009
Selected Scientific Papers
- 1) Koike, T., Takahasi, Y., Yosino, S.: Estimation of basin-wide snow water equivalent using snow-covered area, IAHS Pbul. No.155, pp. 193-201, 1986.
- 2) Koike, T., Takahasi, Y., Yosino, S.: Modelling of snowmelt distribution for the estimation of basin-wide snow covered area, IAHS Pbul. No.166, pp.199-212, 1987.
- 3) Koike, T. and Suhama, T.: Passive-microwave remote sensing of snow, Annals of Glaciology, 18, pp. 305-308,1993.
- 4) Koike, T., Goto, I., Hayakawa, N., Wakatsuki, K.: New method to study snowfall using remote sensing, Annals of Glaciology, 18, pp. 317-321, 1993.
- 5) Koike, T., Seko, K., Chen, X., Tadono, T., Tamagawa, K., Igarashi, H., Takizawa, H.: Monitoring ground surface condition on Tibetan Plateau by using satellite remote sensing, Bulletin of Glacier Research, 12, pp. 95-104, 1994.
- 6) Koike,T., Fujii, H., Ohta, T., Togashi, E., 2001: Development and validation of TMI algorithms for soil moisture and snow, Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000, IAHS Publ. 267, 390-393
- 7) Yang, K., N. Tamai, and T. Koike, 2001: Analytical Solution of Surface layer Similarity Equations, J. Applied, Meter., Vol.40, No.9, 2001.
- 8) Yang, K. and Koike, T., 2002: Estimating Surface Solar Radiation from Upper-air Humidity, Solar Energy, 72(2), 177-186.
- 9) Yang, K., T. Koike, H. Fujii, K. Tamagawa, N. Hirose (2002) Improvement of Surface Flux Parameterizations with a Turbulence-Related Length, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society 128, Part B, No.584, 2073-2088.
- 10) Yang, K., T. Koike, D. Yang, 2003: Surface Flux Parameterization in the Tibetan Plateau, Boundary-layer Meteorology 106 (2): 245-262.
- 11) T. Koike：The Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period - an initial step for integrated global water cycle observation, WMO Bulletin, Vol.53, No.2, pp.115-121, 2004.
- 12) Yang, K., and T. Koike: Comments on "Estimating Soil Water Content from Soil Temperature Measurements by Using Adaptive Kalman Filter", Journal of Applied Meteorology, 2005
- 13) Yang, K., T. Koike: A general model to estimate hourly and daily solar radiation for hydrological studies, Water Resources Research, 41, W10403, , (2005)
- 14) Yang, K., T. Koike, B. Ye, L. Bastidas: Inverse analysis of the role of soil vertical heterogeneity in controlling surface soil state and energy partition, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D08101, , (2005)
- 15) K. Taniguchi, T. Koike: Comparison of definitions of Indian summer monsoon onset -Better representation of rapid transitions of atmospheric conditions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L02709, doi:10.1029/2005GL024526, 2006
- 16) D.N. Kuria, T. Koike, H. Lu, H. Tsutsui, T. Graf: Field-Supported Verification and Improvement of a Passive Microwave Surface Emission Model for Rough, Bare, and Wet Soil Surfaces by Incorporating Shadowing Effects, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.45, No.5, 1207-1216, (2007)
- 17) S. Boussetta, T. Koike, T. Graf, K. Yang, M. Pathmathevan: Development of a coupled land-atmosphere satellite data assimilation system for Improved local atmospheric simulations, Remote Sensing of Environment, DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2007.06.002., June 2007
- 18) Mirza, C. R., T. Koike, K. Yang, and T. Graf: The Development of 1-D Ice Cloud Microphysics Data Assimilation System (IMDAS) for Cloud Parameter Retrievals by Integrating Satellite Data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 46, No.1, 119-129, January 2008.
- 19) Taniguchi, K., and T. Koike (2008), Seasonal variation of cloud activity and atmospheric profiles over the eastern part of the Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 113, D10104, doi:10.1029/2007JD009321, 2008.
- 20) Wang, L., T. Koike, K. Yang, T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, and D. Yang (2009), Development of a distributed biosphere hydrological model and its evaluation with the Southern Great Plains Experiments (SGP97 and SGP99), J. Geophys. Res., 114, D08107, doi:10.1029/2008JD010800.