Refereed Journals

  1. Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, M. J. Widlansky, M. A. Balmaseda, and L. Stott (2017): Multi-year predictability of climate, drought, and wildfire in southwestern North America. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06869-7.

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    Outreach: US CLIVAR USU IBS

  2. Stuecker, Malte F., A. Timmermann, F.‐F. Jin, Y. Chikamoto W. Zhang, A. T. Wittenberg, E. Widiasih, and S. Zhao (2017): Revisiting ENSO/Indian Ocean Dipole phase relationships Geophys. Res. Lett. 44, doi:10.1002/2016GL072308.

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  3. Ham, Y.-G., Y. Chikamoto, J.-S. Kug, M. Kimoto, T. Mochizuki (2016): Tropical Atlantic-Korea teleconnection pattern during boreal summer season. Clm. Dyn., in press, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3474-z.

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  4. Purich, A., M. H. England, W. Cai, Y. Chikamoto, A. Timmermann, J. C. Fyfe, L. Frankcomba, G. A. Meehl, and J. M. Arblaster (2016): Tropical Pacific SST drivers of recetn Antarctic sea ice trends. J. Climate, 29, 8931–8948, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0440.1.

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  5. Mochizuki, T., M. Kimoto, M. Watanabe, Y. Chikamoto, M. Ishii (2016): Inter-basin effects of the Indian Ocean on Pacific decadal climate change. Geophys. Res. Lett.,43, 7168–7175, doi:10.1002/2016GL069940.

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  6. Chikamoto, Y., T. Mochizuki, A. Timmermann, M. Kimoto, and M. Watanabe (2016): Potential tropical Atlantic impacts on Pacific decadal climate trends. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7143–7151, doi:10.1002/2016GL069544.

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  7. Chikamoto, M. O., A. Timmermann, Y. Chikamoto, H. Tokinaga, and N. Harada (2015): Mechanisms and predictability of multi-year ecosystem variability in the North Pacific. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, 2001-2019, doi:10.1002/2015GB005096.

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  8. Imada, Y., H. Tatebe, M. Ishii, Y. Chikamoto, M. Mori, M. Arai, M. Watanabe, and M. Kimoto (2015): Predictability of two types of El Nino assessed using an extended seasonal prediction system by MIROC. Monthly Weather Review, 143, 4597–4617, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0007.1.

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  9. Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, J.-J. Luo, T. Mochizuki, M. Kimoto, M. Watanabe, M. Ishii, S.-P. Xie, and F.-F. Jin (2015): Skilful multi-year predictions of tropical trans-basin climate variability. Nature Communications, 6:6869, doi:10.1038/ncomms7869.

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  10. Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, S. Stevenson, P. DiNezio, and S. Langford (2015): Decadal predictability of soil water, vegetation, and wildfire frequency over North America. Clim. Dyn., Vol. 45, pp.2213-2235, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2469-5

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  11. Stevenson, S., A. Timmermann, Y. Chikamoto, S. Langford, and P. DiNezio (2015): Stochastically Generated North American Megadroughts. J. Climate, Vol. 28, pp.1865–1880, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00689.1

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  12. McGregor, S., A. Timmermann, M. Stuecker, M. H. England, M. Merrifield, F.-F. Jin, and Y. Chikamoto (2014): Recent Walker Circulation strengthening and Pacific cooling amplified by Atlantic warming. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2330.

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  13. Mochizuki, T., M. Kimoto, Y. Chikamoto, M. Mori, M. Watanabe, M. Ishii (2014): Error Sensitivity to Initial Climate States in Pacific Decadal Hindcasts. SOLA, Vol. 10, pp.39–44.

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  14. Mori, M., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, S. Yokoi, T. Mochizuki, Y. Chikamoto, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, H. Tatebe, T. T. Sakamoto, Y. Komuro, Y. Imada, and H. Koyam (2013): Hindcast Prediction and Near-Future Projection of Tropical Cyclone Activity over the Western North Pacific Using CMIP5 Near-Term Experiments with MIROC. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, Vol. 91, pp. 431-452, doi:10.2151/jmsj.2013-402.

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  15. Doblas-Reyes, F.J., I. Andreu-Burillo, Y. Chikamoto, J. García-Serrano, V. Guémas, M. Kimoto, T. Mochizuki, L.R.L. Rodrigues, G.J. van Oldenborgh (2013): Initialized near-term regional climate change prediction Nature Communications, 4:1715, doi:10.1038/ncomms2704.

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  16. Chikamoto Y., M. Kimoto, M. Watanabe, M. Ishii, and T. Mochizuki (2012): Relationship between the Pacific and Atlantic stepwise climate change during the 1990s. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L21710, doi:10.1029/2012GL053901.

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  17. Chikamoto Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, T. Mochizuki, T. T. Sakamoto, H. Tatebe, Y. Komuro, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, H. Shiogama, M. Mori, S. Yasunaka, and Y. Imada (2013): An overview of decadal climate predictability in a multi-model ensemble by climate model MIROC. Clim. Dyn., Vol. 40, pp.1201-1222, DOI:10.1007/s00382-012-1351-y.

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  18. Tatebe, H., M. Ishii, T. Mochizuki, Y. Chikamoto, T. T. Sakamoto, Y. Komuro, M. Mori, S. Yasunaka, M. Watanabe, K. Ogochi, T. Suzuki, T. Nishimura, and M. Kimoto (2012): The Initialization of the MIROC climate models with hydrographic data assimilation for decadal prediction. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, special issue, Vol. 90A, pp.275-294.

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  19. Mochizuki T., Y. Chikamoto, M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, H. Tatebe, Y. Komuro, T. T. Sakamoto, M. Watanabe, and M. Mori (2012): Decadal prediction using a recent series of MIROC global climate models. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, special issue, Vol. 90A, pp.373-383.

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  20. Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, T. Mochizuki, H. Tatebe, T. T. Sakamoto, Y. Komuro, H. Shiogama, M. Mori, S. Yasunaka, Y. Imada, H. Koyama, M. Nozu, and F.-f. Jin (2012): Predictability of a stepwise shift in Pacific climate during the late 1990s in hindcast experiments using MIROC. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, special issue, Vol. 90A, pp.1-21. DOI:10.2151/jmsj.2012-A01.

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  21. Toyoda T., T. Awaji, N. Sugiura, S. Masuda, H. Igarashi, Y. Sasaki, Y. Hiyoshi, Y. Ishikawa, T. Mochizuki, T. T. Sakamoto, H. Tatebe, Y. Komuro, T. Suzuki, T. Nishimura, M. Mori, Y. Chikamoto, S. Yasunaka, Y. Imada, M. Arai, M. Watanabe, H. Shiogama, T. Nozawa, A. Hasegawa, M. Ishii and M. Kimoto (2011): Impact of the assimilation of sea ice concentration data on an atmosphere-ocean-sea ice coupled simulation of the arctic ocean climate. SOLA, Vol. 7, pp.37--40, doi:10.2151/sola.2011-010.

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  22. Chikamoto Y., Y. Tanimoto, H. Mukougawa and M. Kimoto (2010): Subtropical Pacific SST variability related to the local Hadley circulation during the premature stage of ENSO. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 183--202.

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  23. Mochizuki, T., M. Ishii, M. Kimoto, Y. Chikamoto, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, T. T. Sakamoto, H. Shiogama, T. Awaji, N. Sugiura, T. Toyoda, S. Yasunaka, H. Tatebe, and M. Mori (2010): Pacific Decadal Oscillation hindcasts relevant to near-term climate prediction. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0906531107.

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  24. Chikamoto Y., H. Mukougawa, T. Kubota, H. Sato, A. Ito, and S. Maeda (2007): Evidence of growing bred vector associated with the tropical intraseasonal oscillation. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 34, L04806, doi:10.1029/2006GL028450.

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  25. Chikamoto, Y., and Y. Tanimoto (2006): Air-sea humidity effects on the generation of tropical Atlantic SST anomalies during the ENSO events. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 33, L19702, doi:10.1029/2006GL027238.

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  26. Chikamoto, Y., and Y. Tanimoto (2005): Role of specific humidity anomalies in Caribbean SST response to ENSO. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, Vol. 83, No. 6, pp.959--975.

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Workshop

  1. [Poster] Chikamoto Y.: Multi-year prediction of climate, drought, and wildfire in southwestern North America using CESM. EGU General Assembly 2018, April 8-13, 2018, Vienna, Austria.

  2. [Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Tropical decadal predictability associated with Atlantic-Pacific interaction. Tropical Inter-basin Interactions. Jan 20-21, 2018, Xiamen, China.

  3. [Invited Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Multi-year prediction of climate, drought and wildfire in southwestern North America using CESM. International Coupled Data Assimilation Symposium & the 11th National Ocean Data Assimilation Conference of China. Nov 5-8, 2017, Qingdao, China.

  4. [Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Potential Tropical Atlantic Impacts on tropical Pacific decadal climate trends. ENSO Complexity Workshop. Oct 16-20, 2017, Busan, South Korea.

  5. [Invited Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Skillful multi-year predictions of tropical trans-basin climate variability. 16th CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum. International Symposium on Advances in Seasonal to Decadal Prediction. Sep 18-20, 2017, Beijing, China.

  6. [Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Multi-year predictions of North American climate, drought, and wildfire. CESM workshop 2017. June 19-22, 2017, Boulder Colorado, USA.

  7. [Invited Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Skillful multi-year predictions of tropical Atlantic-Pacific interaction. JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017. May 20-25, 2017, Makuhari, Chiba, Japan.

  8. [Invited Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Prospects for future water availability in Utah. Spring Runoff Conference, March 28-29, 2017, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA.

  9. [Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Skillful multi-year predictions of tropical trans-basin climate variability. Joint US-Japan Workshop on Climate Change and Variability, March 21-22, 2016, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, US San Diego, San Diego, California, USA.

  10. [Invited Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Decadal potential predictability of soil water, vegetation, and wildfire frequency over North America. Climate Predictions: Improving our Understanding of Processes and Mechanisms to make Better Predictions, June 7-12, 2015, Aspen, Colorado, USA.

  11. [Poster] Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, S. Stevenson, P. DiNezio and S. Langford: Decadal Potential Predictability of Soil Water, Vegetation, and Wildfire Frequency over North America. 2014 AGU fall meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, California, USA.

  12. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y.: Decadal predictability of mega-droughts in North America. International Workshop on Climate System Modeling, March 10-11, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  13. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, N. Schneider, M. Widlansky, and S. Langford: System for Interannual-to-decadal Climate Prediction Using the Earth System Model CESM. 2014 Ocean Science meeting, February 23-28, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  14. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, and T. Mochizuki: Impact of North Atlantic Warming on Pacific Stepwise Climate Change during the 1990s. Asian Oceania Geosciences Society 10th annual meeting, June 24-28, 2013, Brisbane, Australia.

  15. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, S. Stevenson, and P. DiNezio: Decadal potential predictability of North American hydrology in CESM. 18TH ANNUAL CESM WORKSHOP, June 17-20, 2013, Breckenridge, CO, USA.

  16. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y., A. Timmermann, and S. Stevenson: Decadal predictability of land hydrology over North America in CESM. European Geosiences Union General Assembly 2013, April 7-12, 2013, Vienna, Austria.

  17. [Poster] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, T. Mochizuki, and A. Timmermann: Relationship of predictability between the Pacific and Atlantic climate change. 3rd International Conference on Earth System Modelling, 17-21 September 2012, Hamburg, Germany.

  18. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, T. Mochizuki, and A. Timmermann: Relationship of a stepwise shift between the tropical Pacific and the Atlantic climate. 2012 Summer Workshop on ENSO at the University of Hawaii, 20-22 June 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  19. [Oral] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, T. Mochizuki, H. Tatebe, T. T. Sakamoto, and H. Shiogama: Predictability of a stepwise shift in Pacific climate during the late 1990s. International Workshop on Climate Change Projection and High Performance Computing, 12-15 March 2012, Maui, Hawaii, USA.

  20. [Poster] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, T. Mochizuki, H. Tatebe, T. T. Sakamoto, and H. Shiogama: Predictability of a stepwise shift in Pacific climate during the late 1990s in hindcast experiments using MIROC. AGU Fall Meeting, GC43A-0884, 5-9 December 2011, San Francisco, California, USA.

  21. [Poster] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Ishii, M. Watanabe, T. Nozawa, T. Mochizuki, H. Tatebe, T. T. Sakamoto, Y. Komuro, H. Shiogama, M. Mori, S. Yasunaka, Y. Imada, H. Koyama, and M. Nozu: Team MIROC: Predictability of a stepwise shift in Pacific climate during the late 1990s in hindcast experiments by MIROC. WCRP OSC Climate Research in Service to Society, 24-28 October 2011,Denver, CO, USA.

  22. [Poster] Chikamoto, Y., M. Kimoto, M. Watanabe, M. Ishii, and T. Mochizuki: Team MIROC: Multi-year predictability of tropical Atlantic climate variability. Poster] Chikamoto Y., Y. Tanimoto, H. Mukougawa and M. Kimoto: Subtropical Pacific SST Variability Related to the Local Hadley Circulation During the Premature Stage of ENSO. AGU Fall Meeting, 14-18 December 2009, San Francisco, California, USA.

  23. [Oral] Chikamoto Y., M. Kimoto, T. Mochizuki and M. Ishii: Simple ensemble generation method for decadal climate variability. The Eighth Workshop on Decadal Climate Variability; Decadal Climate Predictability and Prediction: Where Are We? 12-15 October 2009, St Michaels, Maryland, USA.

  24. [Poster] Chikamoto Y., M. Kimoto, M. Watanabe, M. Mori, M. Ishii, and T. Mochizuki: Ensemble Generation Method for Decadal Climate Prediction. IAMAS/IAPSO/IACS Joint Assembly, Montreal, Canada, July 2009.

  25. [Oral] Chikamoto Y.: Ensemble Generation Method for Near-term Climate Prediction. International Workshop on Global Change Projection, Yokohama, Japan, February 2009.

  26. [Poster] Chikamoto Y., H. Mukougawa, T. Kubota, H. Sato, A. Ito, and S. Maeda: Evidence of Unstable Mode Associated with Tropical Intraseasonal Oscillation. AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 2006.

  27. [Oral] Chikamoto Y., H. Mukougawa, T. Kubota, H. Sato, A. Ito, and S. Maeda: Evidence of Unstable Mode Associated with Tropical Intraseasonal Oscillation. 4th KAGI21 International Symposium, K2b-01, Kyoto, Japan, December 2006.

  28. [Poster] Chikamoto Y. and Y. Tanimoto: The remote influence of El Nino and La Nina on the tropical Atlantic air-sea system. IUGG, JSP02/03P/D-004, Sapporo, Japan, July, 2003.

  29. [Poster] Chikamoto Y. and Y. Tanimoto: The responses of atmosphere-ocean system in the Atlantic associated with El Nino and La Nina. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, P1649, Nice, France, April, 2003.

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