Matsumoto J., Zaiki M., Mikami T. and Kobayashi S. 2017. Climate variations in Asia clarified by data rescue projects.  E-journal GEO, 12(1), 168-172. (in Japanese with English Title)


Nagata R. and Mikami T., 2016. Changes in the relationship between summer rainfall over Japan and the North Pacific subtropical high, 1901-2000. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4915

Demarée, G.R., Beillevaire, P., Tsukahara, T., Mikami, T., Tagami, Y., Zaiki, M. 2016. Les séismes à Okinawa : les annotations du Père Louis Furet, missionnaire apostolique. Ciel et Terre 132(1): 2-10.


Mikami T, Zaiki M and Hirano J ( B. L. Batten and P. C. Brown edit ), 2015.  “A History of Climatic Change in Japan” in “Environment and Society in the Japanese Island”, 197-212 (291p.), Oregon State University Press, U.S.A.

Hirano J and Mikami T. 2015. Long-term changes in summer temperature anomaly patterns in Japan since the early 20th century. International Journal of Climatology 35: 3676-3690.

Grossman M. J., Zaiki M., Nagata R. 2015. Interannual variations in typhoon tracks around Japan. International Journal of Climatology 35: 2514-2527.


Zaiki M, Kimura K, Tomatsuri Y, Tsukahara T. 2014. Temperature Variability in Hakodate Based on the 19th Century Meteorological Records Taken at the Russian Consulate and the Data from Japan Meteorological Agency. Geographical Studies 89: 20-25. (in Japanese with English Title) PDF


Zaiki M, Mikami T. 2013. Climate Variations in Tokyo since the Edo Period. Journal of Geography 122: 1010-1019. (in Japanese with English Abstract) PDF

Hirano J., Ohba T. Morishima W., Zaiki M. and Mikami T. 2013. Reconstruction of July temperature variations since the 1830s in Kawanishi based on historical weather documents. Geographical Review of Japan (Series A), 86: 451-464. (in Japanese with English Abstract).

Mikami T., Zaiki M. and Hirano J., 2013. Historical Climatology: Present status and future prospects toward the construction of databank for historical climate records and old meteorological instrumental data. The Historical Geography (Rekishi-Chirigaku), 55-5: 1-9. (in Japanese with English Abstract)

Hirano J., Mikami T. and Zaiki M., 2013. Reconstruction of climate variations since the 19th century based on historical weather documents. The Historical Geography (Rekishi-Chirigaku), 55-5: 39-47. (in Japanese with English Abstract)

Demaree G.R., Mikami T., Tsukahara T. and Zaiki M., 2013. The meteorological observations of the “Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC)” – What can be learned from them ?, The Historical Geography (Rekishi-Chirigaku), 55-5: 99-106.


Zaiki M, Grossman M, Mikami T. 2012. Document-based reconstruction of past climate in Japan. PAGES news 20(2): 82-83. PDF

Hirano J, Ohba T, Morishima W, Mikami T. 2012. Reconstruction of winter temperature since the 1830s in Kawanishi based on historical weather documents. Geographical Review of Japan 85: 275-286 (in Japanese with English Abstract).


Hirano J, Matsumoto J. 2011. Secular and seasonal variations of winter monsoon weather patterns in Japan since the early 20th century. International Journal of Climatology 31: 2330–2337. PDF


Nagata R. and Mikami T. 2010. Response of the summer atmospheric circulation over East Asia to SST variability in the tropical Pacific. International Journal of Climatology,  30: 813-826. PDF


Zaiki M, Konnen GP, Kimura K, Mikami T, Tsukahara T. 2009. Reconstruction of historical pressure patterns over Japan using two-point pressure-temperature datasets since the 19th century. Climatic Change 95: 231-248.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-009-9563-9

Grossman M, Zaiki M. 2009. Reconstructing typhoons in Japan in the 1880s from documentary records. Weather 64: 315-322.  PDF


Mikami T. 2008. Climatic variation in Japan reconstructed from historical documents. Weather (U.K.),, 63: 190-193. PDF

Zaiki M, Tsukahara T. 2008. Meteorological networking and academic research in meteorology at the southern frontier of the Empire. East Asian STS (Science, Technology and Society) Journal 1: 183-203.

Zaiki M, Jones PD, Tsukahara T. 2008. The nineteenth century 1841-1883 temperature records in Beijing, China. Geographical Reports of Tokyo Metropolitan University 43: 69-76. PDF

Hirano J, Mikami T. 2008. Reconstruction of winter climate variations during the 19th century in Japan. International Journal of Climatology 28: 1423–1434. PDF


Akasaka I., Mikami T. and Morishima W. 2007. Seasonal march and its spatial difference of rainfall in the Philippines.  International Journal of Climatology,  27: 715-725. PDF


Zaiki M, Können GP, Tsukahara T, Mikami T, Matsumoto K, and Jones PD. 2006. Recovery of 19th century Tokyo/Osaka meteorological data in Japan. International Journal of Climatology 26: 399-423. PDF


Mikami T. 2005. Global climate variations for the last 1000 years and their prospects in future.  Journal of Geography, 114(1): 91-96. (in Japanese with English Abstract) PDF


Können GP, Zaiki M, Baede APM, Mikami T, Jones PD, Tsukahara T. 2003. Pre-1872 extension of the Japanese instrumental meteorological observation series back to 1819. Journal of Climate 16: 118-131. PDF


Mikami T. 2002. Summer and winter temperature reconstructions in Japan. PAGES Newsletter, 10(3): 17-18. PDF

Zaiki M, Kimura K, Mikami T. 2002. A statistical estimate of daily mean temperature derived from a limited number of daily observations. Geophysical Research Letters 29(18): 39.1-39.4.



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