Meiji HONDA (Japanese)

Professor, Program of Field Research in the Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science, Niigata University, Japan

D. Sc., Hokkaido University, Japan, 1996

Research Interest:

Mechanism of extreme weathers with cold air mass
Atmosphere-ocean processes related to severe snow/rain events
Influence of sea-ice and ocean variability on the atmospheric circulation
Variability of mid- and high-latitude atmospheric circulation fields in the Northern Hemisphere
Air-ice-sea interaction in the Sea of Okhotsk

Main Papers:

・Honda et al., 2009, Geophys. Res. Lett. (401): Influence of low Arctic sea-ice minima on anomalously cold Eurasian winters.
・Honda et al., 2001, J. Climate (119): Interannual seesaw between the Aleutian and Icelandic lows. Part I: Seasonal dependence and life cycle.
・Honda et al., 1999, J. Climate (97): Dynamic and thermodynamic characteristics of atmospheric response to anomalous sea-ice extent in the Sea of Okhotsk.
(Times Cited, Web of Science, Updated Mar 2021)

Publications(updated: Jun 2019)
Presentations(in preparartion)
Background (in preparation)
Personal Information (in preparation)

Brief Background:

1987.4 - 1991.3 Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
1991.4 - 1997.3 Institute for Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University (MC, DC and PD)
1997.4 - 1997.9 Department of Earth and Planetary Physics, University of Tokyo (PD)
(1996.1 - 1997.9 Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotionof Science)
1997.10 - 2004.6 Researcher, Frontier Research System for Global Change
2004.7 - 2008.3 Researcher, Japan Agency for Marine Science and Technology
2008.4 - 2009.6 Senior Scientist, RIGC, Japan Agency for Marine Science and Technology
2009.6 - Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Niigata University
2018.5 - Professor, Faculty of Science, Niigata University

Present Affiliation:

Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, Niigata University
8050 Ikarashi 2-no-cho, Nishi-Ku, Niigata 950-2181, JAPAN
Phone&Fax: +81-25-262-6145
e-mail: meiji (at)

For preprints/reprints, please drop your mail at the above address.

Updated: Apr 2021