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Satoshi Endo

Scientific Associate II


  • Ph.D., Earth and Environmental Sciences (Meteorology), Nagoya University
  • M.S., Earth and Environmental Sciences (Meteorology), Nagoya University
  • B.S., Physics, Tohoku University


  • American Meteorological Society
  • Meteorological Society of Japan

Areas of Interest

  • Understanding micro-to-meso-scale atmospheric processes and their impact on weather and climate
  • Atmospheric modeling and observations
  • Boundary layer meteorology
  • Cloud physics


  • Scientific Associate II, 2011-present, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2009-2011, Atmospheric Sciences Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Research Assistant, 2006-2009, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center (HyARC) and the Sun-Earth-Life Interactive Program (SELIS), Nagoya University

Publications (since 2007)

Zhang, M., Bretherton, C. S., Blossey, P. N., Austin, P. H., Bacmeister, J. T., Bony, S., Brient, F., Cheedela, S. K., Cheng, A., Del Genio, A. D., De Roode, S. R., Endo, S., Franklin, C. N., Golaz, J.-C., Hannay, C., Heus, T., Isotta, F. A., Dufresne, J.-L., Kang, I.-S., Kawai, H., Köhler, M., Larson, V. E., Liu, Y., Lock, A. P., Lohmann, U., Khairoutdinov, M. F., Molod, A. M., Neggers, R. A. J., Rasch, P., Sandu, I., Senkbeil, R., Siebesma, A. P., Siegenthaler-Le Drian, C., Stevens, B., Suarez, M. J., Xu, K.-M., von Salzen, K., Webb, M. J., Wolf, A., and Zhao, M. CGILS: Results from the first phase of an international project to understand the physical mechanisms of low cloud feedbacks in single column models. J. Adv. Modeling Earth Sys. 5, 826-842, doi:10.1002/2013MS000246 (2013).

Blossey, P. N., Bretherton, C. S., Zhang, M., Cheng, A., Endo, S., Heus, T., Liu, Y., Lock, A. P., deRoode, S. R., and Xu, K.-M. Marine low cloud sensitivity to an idealized climate change: The CGILS LES intercomparison. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 5, 1-25, doi:10.1002/jame.20025 (2013).

Liu, G., Liu, Y., and Endo, S. Evaluation of Surface Flux Parameterizations with Long-Term ARM Observations. Mon. Weather Rev. 141, 773-797, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00095.1 (2013).

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Yum, S. S., Niu, S., and Endo, S.  A New Approach for Estimating Entrainment Rate in Cumulus Clouds. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L04802, doi:10.1029/2011GL050546 (2012).

Shinoda, T., A. Higuchi, K. Tsuboki, T. Hiyama, H. Tanaka, S. Endo, H. Minda, H. Uyeda and K. Nakamura.  Structure of convective circulation in the atmospheric boundary layer over the Pacific Ocean under the subtropical high. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan 87, 979-996 (2009).

Endo, S., T. Shinoda, H. Tanaka, T. Hiyama, K. Tsuboki, H. Uyeda and K. Nakamura. Characteristics of vertical circulation in the convective boundary layer over the Huaihe River basin in China in the early summer of 2004. J. Applied Meteorol. Climatol. 47, 2911-2928 (2008).

Tanaka, H., T. Hiyama, K. Yamamoto, H. Fujinami, T. Shinoda, A. Higuchi, S. Endo, S. Ikeda, W. Li, and K. Nakamura.  Surface flux and atmospheric boundary layer observations from the LAPS project over the middle stream of the Huaihe River basin in China. Hydrological Processes 21, 1997-2008 (2007).