Prof. S. Hatakeyama (Director in chief of NPO) has published a book entitled “Ekkyou suru taikiosen (Trans-boundary air pollution)” from PHP Shinsho on January 16.
The annual meeting of NPO "Valid Utilization of Mt. Fuji Weather Station" was held at Koshiba Hall, the University of Tokyo, where 28 presentations (oral and poster) on the results of the 2013 summer campaign were reported. The attendance was 111.(Jan.26, 2014)
The 3rd Symposium of Mountain Atmospheric Sciences was held at Tokyo University of Science. There were 47 presentations and meeting was chaired by Prof. K. Miura (Director, Secretary General). (March 26)
For the Summer Campaign 2014, 15 research projects have been adopted and announced in our HP. (April 1)
NHK Radio program “Science of Water and Air: Observations from Mt. Fuji Weather Station” started at 8:30 pm on April 4 (it will last to June, every Friday evening) by Dr. Y. Dokiya (Director). (April 4, 2014)
Mr. H. Iwasaki and Mr. K. Nagato (mountain crews of NPO) climbed Mt.Fuji to check the snow condition on the summit, finding heavy snow piles near the summit. They discussed how to remove
the snow piles before the start of campaign. (May 20, 2014)
On June 17, Gotenba Base was open for Summer Campaign 2014 which is planned to start on July 1. It will be 10 days earlier than previous year because of the eager requests of
researchers especially in communication research. The preparation took place with more speed than previous year. (June 17, 2014)
Summer campaign 2014 started on July 1, followed by intensive baggage transportation and setting up instrument to monitor the atmospheric chemistry such as O3, CO, SO2, aerosols, fog and
precipitations were carried out as usual by Professors H. Okochi (Director), K. Miura, S. Kato (Director), H. Kobayashi (Director) and Y. Minami (Director). (July 1, 2014)
During July 9-11, the observations at the Weather Station were temporally suspended because of the approach of the severe typhoon (T11).
On the first day of the symposium they visited the Storm Peak Laboratory (SPL) whose superb facilities and organization have become future dream of NPO. The photo shows Miura, Dokiya and Dr. Gannet Haller, Director of the SPL on the roof of SPL.(from right to left)
Summer Campaign 2014 was safely closed having many new data, findings, new experiences and new problems. (Aug. 30,2014)
On October 1, 15:00-16:00, Prof. George Lin of National Central University of Taiwan gave a talk at Tokyo University of Science on "Current status and perspectives of Lulin Atmospheric
Background Station (LABS)"