JaLCDOI 10.18926/fest/54863
Title Alternative Evaluation of drop in official air temperature record at Okayama caused by relocation of observation field of Okayama Local Meteorological Observatory - By comparison with records observed at surrounding points -
FullText URL fest_022_061_064.pdf
Author Miura, Takeshi| Ueda, Yu| Morita, Hidenori| Chikamori, Hidetaka| Kurokawa, Masahiro| Nakashima, Yoshitaka| Oki, Yoko|
Abstract Statistical change in official temperature records at Okayama City caused by relocation of meteorological observation field of Meteorological Agency was evaluated. The observation field of Okayama local meteorological observatory was moved to the Tsushima Campus of Okayama University from the downtown area of Okayama City in March, 2015. Comparison between the air temperature records measured at meteorological agency station and the records at Tanjo Pond in Tsushima Campus, showed 0.56 ℃ drop in annual average before and after relocation. Moreover, comparison between the records of Okayama local meteorological observatory and that at the surrounding meteorological observing 9 stations showed 0.55 ℃ drop in annual average. Those results suggest that the relocation dropped annual average of air temperature by about 0.6 ℃.
Keywords Okayama Local Meteorological Observatory relocation drop in air temperature
Publication Title 岡山大学環境理工学部研究報告
Published Date 2017-03
Volume volume22
Issue issue1
Start Page 61
End Page 64
ISSN 2187-6940
language 日本語
File Version publisher
NAID 120005997444