Research on the Change of Water Cycle Associated with the Global Warming by Using the Climate Modeling

Research Project , Research Report 2001

Akimasa SUMI Center for Climate System Research, the University of Tokyo
Masahide KIMOTO Center for Climate System Research, the University of Tokyo
Ayako ABE-OUCHI Center for Climate System Research, the University of Tokyo
Shen XUESHUN Research Organization for Information, Science and Technology

Abstract

Research on the change of water cycle associated with the global warming is considered to be urgent. For that purpose, a new climate model is being developed in the CCSR Besides the development, preliminary research was conducted to estimate a change of water cycle associated with the global warming by using T106 AGCM results with SST given by the T21 climate model. It is demonstrated that precipitation associated with the Baiu front and heavy precipitation may be increased.

Keywords:

Global Warming prediction, water cycle, climate modeling