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JMA/WMO Workshop on Effective Tropical Cyclone Warning in Southeast Asia

11-14 March 2014


List of participants
Information Note
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Opening address Dr Mitsuhiko Hatori JMA
Opening address Ms Nanette Lomarda WMO
Self Introduction    
Organization of the workshop Mr Naohisa Koide JMA X

Session 1: Keynote lecture

Tropical Cyclone Programme: Priority Issues and Future Challenges Ms Nanette Lomarda WMO X
Research's role in helping society cope with high impact weather events Dr. Tetsuo Nakazawa WMO X
Japan's ODA for NHMSs in Southeast Asia Mr Kota Katsumata Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) X

Session 2: Country Report

      Counrty Report Presentation
Bangladesh Mr. Sayeed Ahmed Choudhury, Ms. Kawsar Parvin Bangladesh Meteorological Department X (Mr. Choudhury)
X (Ms. Parvin)
Cambodia Mr. Soim Monichoth, Mr. Sam Oeurn Soknara Department of Meteorology, Cambodia X X
Indonesia Mr. Riris Adriyanto, Mr. Achmad Fachri Radjab Indonesian Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics, BMKG X X
Japan - Japan Meteorological Agency X
Lao P.D.R Mr. Vanhdy Douangmala, Mrs. Phetsakhone Misomphane Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH), Lao P.D.R X X
Malaysia Mr. Abd Malik Tussin, Mr. Muhammad Helmi Abdullah Malaysian Meteorological Department X X
Myanmar Ms. May Khin Chaw, Mr. Kyaw Lwin Oo Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Myanmar X X
the Philippines Mr. Renito B. Paciente, Mr. Mario F. Palafox Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) X X
Thailand Mr. Prawit Jampanya, Mr. Chukiat Thaijaratsatian Thai Meteorological Department X X
Vietnam Mr. Vo Van Hoa, Mr. Nguyen Van Huong National Hydro-Meteorological Service (NHMS) of Viet Nam X X

Session 3: Tropical Cyclogenesis Monitoring/Prediction

Tropical Cyclogenesis Monitoring at RSMC Tokyo and Tropical Cyclogenesis Prediction using TIGGE data Mr Mikio Ueno, Dr Munehiko Yamaguchi JMA X (Mr. Ueno)
X (Dr. Yamaguchi)
Tropcial Cyclogenesis Monitoring/Prediction at JTWC Mr Edward M. Fukada JTWC X
An overview of RSMC Miami Dr Lixion A. Avila NWS X

Session 4: Tropical Cyclone Analysis

TC Analysis Mr Drek R. Wroe NWS X (1)
X (2)
X (3)
Microwave-TC Intensity Estimation Mr Ryo Oyama JMA X
Introduction to the JMA's next generation meteorological satellite, Himawari-8/9 Mr Yasushi Izumikawa JMA X

Session 5: Tropical Cyclone Track & Intensity Forecasting

Recent Developments of JMA Operational NWP Systems and WGNE Intercomparison of Tropical Cyclone Track Forecast Mr Masayuki Nakagawa JMA X
Overview of JTWC Track and Intensity Forecasting Procedures Mr Edward M. Fukada JTWC X
Exercise of TC Forecasts using Web ATCF Mr Edward M. Fukada JTWC X (1)
X (2)
X (3)
X (4)
Introduction to TC Forecasts at NHC Dr Lixion A. Avila NWS
Exercise of TC Forecasts Dr Lixion A. Avila NWS

Session 6: Effective Early Warning: Lessons learnt from past TC Disasters

Early Warning System in Japan and Lessons learnt from recent TC disasters Mr Yosuke Igarashi JMA X
JMA's International Coorperation in Strom Surge Forecasts in Southeast Asia Mr Nadao Kohno JMA X
Resonse to & Lessons learnt from Typhoon Haiyan Mr Renito B. Paciente PAGASA X
NWS Plans for Improved Storm Surge Forecasting and Warnings Dr Jamie R. Rhome NWS X


Summary and Follow-up Mr Naohisa Koide JMA X