Researcher Information

MINOBE Shoshiro


Listin the beats of atmosphere and ocean!

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Earth and Planetary Dynamics


We try to answer the following questions: How and why natural variability and anthropogenic and changes occur in the atmosphere and the ocean including interactions of them.

Fieldmeteorology, oceanography, climate dynamics
Keywordvariability of atmosphere and/or ocean, change of atmosphere and/or ocean, atmosphere-ocean interaction

Introduction of Research

We have conducted high level studies that lead the developments international researches.

Representative Achievements

Collins, M., S. Minobe, M. Barreiro, S. Bordoni, Y. Kaspi, A. Kuwano-Yoshida, N. Keenlyside, E. Manzini, C. H. O’Reilly, R. Sutton, S.-P. Xie and O. Zolina, 2018: Challenges and opportunities for improved understanding of regional climate dynamics. Nature Climate Change, 8, 101–108.
Ito, T., S. Minobe, M. C. Long, and C. Deutsch, 2017: Upper ocean O2 trends: 1958-2015. Geophysical Research Letters, 44.
Minobe, S., M. Terada, B. Qiu, N. Schneder, 2017: Western Boundary Sea Level: A Theory, Rule of Thumb, and Application to Climate Models. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 47, 957-977.
Minobe. S., A. Kuwano-Yoshida, N. Komori, S.-P. Xie, and R. J. Small, 2008: Influence of the Gulf Stream on the troposphere. Nature, 452, 206-209,(Cover Art)
Minobe, S., 1997: A 50-70 year climatic oscillation over the North Pacific and North America. Geophysical Research Letters, 24, 683-686.