Publication List

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Japanese Papers (日本語論文など)
  • Imada, Y., S. Kanae, M. Watanabe, M. Ishii, M. Kimoto: Predictability of persistent Thailand rainfall during mature monsoon season in 2011 using advanced statistical downscaling of AOGCM seasonal prediction, Climate Dynamics, submitted.
  • Pokhrel et al. Water Resour. Res., submitted
  • Utsumi et al. J. Geophys. Res., submitted
  • Yoshikawa et al. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., submitted
  • Yamazaki, D., T. Sato, S. Kanae, Y. Hirabayashi, P.D. Bates, 2014: Regional flood dynamics in a bifurcating mega delta simulated in a global river model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41(9), 3127?3135, 10.1002/2014GL059744.
  • Ishida, H., S. Kobayashi, S. Kanae, T. Hasegawa, S. Fujimori, Y. Shin, K. Takahashi, T. Masui, A. Tanaka, Y. Honda, 2014: Global-scale projection and its sensitivity analysis of the health burden attributable to childhood undernutrition under the latest scenario framework for climate change research, Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 064014, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064014.
  • Koirala, S., Y. Hirabayashi, R. Mahendran, S. Kanae, 2014: Global assessment of agreement among streamflow projections using CMIP5 model outputs, Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 064017, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064017.
  • Yoshikawa, S., A. Yanagawa, Y. Iwasaki, P. Sui, S. Koirala, K. Hirano, A. Khajuria, R. Mahendran, Y. Hirabayashi, C. Yoshimura, S. Kanae, 2014: Illustrating a new global-scale approach to estimating potential reduction in fish species richness due to flow alteration, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 621-630, doi:10.5194/hess-18-621-2014.
  • Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Shinjiro Kanae, Sonia I. Seneviratne, John Handmer, Neville Nicholls, Pascal Peduzzi, Reinhard Mechler, Laurens M. Bouwer, Nigel Arnell, Katharine Mach, Robert Muir-Wood, G. Robert Brakenridge, Wolfgang Kron, Gerardo Benito, Yasushi Honda, Kiyoshi Takahashi, Boris Sherstyukov, 2014: Flood risk and climate change - global and regional perspectives, Hydrol. Sci. J., 59(1), 1-28.
  • Ryo, M., O.C.V. Saavedra, S. Kanae, T. Dang, 2014: Temporal downscaling of daily gauged precipitation by application of a satellite product for flood simulation in a poorly gauged basin and its evaluation with multiple regression analysis, J. Hydrometeorology, 15(2), 563-580.
  • Nitta, T., K. Yoshimura, K. Takata, R. O'ishi, T. Sueyoshi, S. Kanae, T. Oki, A. Abe-Ouchi, G.E. Liston, 2014: Representing variability in subgrid snow cover and snow depth in a global land model: offline validation. J. Climate, 27, 3318?3330, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00310.1.
  • Kim, W., D. Komori, J. Cho, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2014: Long-term analysis of evapotranspiration over a diverse land use area in northern Thailand, Hydrol. Res. Lett., 8(1), 45-50, doi:10.3178/hrl.8.45.
  • Watanabe, S., Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kotsuki, N. Hanasaki, K. Tanaka, C.M.R. Mateo, M. Kiguchi, E. Ikoma, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2014: Application of performance metrics to climate models for projecting future river discharge in the Chao Phraya River basin, Hydrol. Res. Lett., 8(1), 33-38, 10.3178/hrl.8.33.
  • Koirala, S., P.J.F. Yeh, Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2014: Global-scale land surface hydrologic modeling with the representation of water table dynamics, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 75?89, doi:10.1002/2013JD020398.
  • Shen, Y., T. Oki, S. Kanae, N. Hanasaki, N. Utsumi, M. Kiguchi, 2014: Projection of future world water resources under SRES scenarios: An integrated assessment, Hydro. Sci. J., 59, in print
  • Cho, J., Y.W. Lee, P.J.F. Yeh, K.S. Han, S. Kanae, 2014: Satellite-based assessment of large-scale land cover change in Asian arid regions in the period of 2001?2009, Environmental Earth Sciences, 71, 3935-3944.
  • Kiguchi, M., Y. Shen, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2014: Reevaluation of future water stress due to socio-economic and climate factors under a warming climate, Hydro. Sci. J., 59, in print
  • Hirabayashi, Y., R. Mahendran, S. Koirala, L. Konoshima, D. Yamazaki, S. Watanabe, H. Kim, S. Kanae, 2013: Global flood risk under climate change, Nature Climate Change, 3, 816-821. doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE1911 [published online 9 June 2013]
  • Hanasaki, N., S. Fujimori, T. Yamamoto, S. Yoshikawa, Y. Masaki, Y. Hijioka, M. Kainuma, Y. Kanamori, T. Masui, K. Takahashi, and S. Kanae, 2013: A global water scarcity assessment under Shared Socio-economic Pathways - Part 1: Water use, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2375-2391.
  • Hanasaki, N., S. Fujimori, T. Yamamoto, S. Yoshikawa, Y. Masaki, Y. Hijioka, M. Kainuma, Y. Kanamori, T. Masui, K. Takahashi, and S. Kanae, 2013: A global water scarcity assessment under Shared Socio-economic Pathways - Part 2: Water availability and scarcity, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2393-2413.
  • Yukiko Hirabayashi, Yong Zhang, Satoshi Watanabe, Sujan Koirala, Shinjiro Kanae, 2013: Proection of glacier mass changes under a high-emission climate scenario using the global glacier model HYOGA2, Hydrological Research Letters, 7(1), 6-11.
  • Cho, J., Kim, W., Miyazaki, S., Komori, D., Kim, H., Han, K. S., Kanae, S., Oki, T. 2013: Difference in the Priestley?Taylor coefficients at two different heights of a tall micrometeorological tower, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 180, 97-101.
  • Yamada, T. J., S. Kanae,T. Oki, R. D. Koster 2013: Seasonal Variation of Land-Atmosphere Coupling Strength over the West African Monsoon Region in an Atmospheric General Circulation Model, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58, 1276-1286.
  • Seneviratne, S.I., N. Nicholls, D. Easterling, C.M. Goodess, S. Kanae, J. Kossin, Y. Luo, J. Marengo, K. McInnes, M. Rahimi, M. Reichstein, A. Sorteberg, C. Vera, X. Zhang, 2012: Changes in climate extremes and their impacts on the natural physical environment. In: C.B. Field, et al., eds. Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation. A Special Report of Working Groups I and II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Cambridge, UK, and New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, pp. 109-230.
  • Yamazaki, D., C.A. Baugh, P.D. Bates, S. Kanae, D.E. Alsdorf, T. Oki, 2012: Adjustment of a spaceborne DEM for use in floodplain hydrodynamic modeling, J. Hydrology, 436, 81-91.
  • Yamazaki, D., H. Lee, D. E. Alsdorf, E. Dutra, H. Kim, S. Kanae, and T. Oki, 2012: Analysis of the water level dynamics simulated by a global river model: A case study in the Amazon River, Water Resour. Res., 48, W09508, doi:10.1029/2012WR011869.
  • Watanabe, S., S. Kanae, S. Seto, P. J.-F. Yeh, Y. Hirabayashi, and T. Oki (2012), Intercomparison of bias-correction methods for monthly temperature and precipitation simulated by multiple climate models, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D23114, doi:10.1029/2012JD018192.
  • Pokhrel, Y., N. Hanasaki, P.J.-F. Yeh, T. J. Yamada, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2012: Model estimates of sea-level change due to anthropogenic impacts on terrestrial water storage Nature Geoscience, 5, 389-392, DOI:10.1038/NGEO1476 [download]
  • Cho, J., S. Miyazaki, P. J.-F. Yeh, W. Kim, S. Kanae, and T. Oki, 2012: Testing the hypothesis on the relationship between aerodynamic roughness length and albedo using vegetation structure parameters, International Journal of Biometeorology, 56, 411-418. [download]
  • Pokhrel, Y., N. Hanasaki, S. Koirala, J. Cho, PJF. Yeh, H. Kim, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2012: Incorporating anthropogenic water regulation modules into a land surface model, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13(1), 255-267. [download]
  • Yamada, T.J., S. Kanae, T. Oki, Y. Hirabayashi, 2012: The onset of the West African monsoon simulated in a high-resolution atmospheric general circulation model with reanalyzed soil moisture fields, Atmospheric Science Letters, 13, 103-107, DOI: 10.1002/asl.367. [download]
  • Cho, J., T. Oki, P.J-F. Yeh, W. Kim, S. Kanae, K. Otsuki, 2012: On the relationship between the Bowen ratio and the near-surface air temperature, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 108, 135-145, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-011-0520-y. [download]


  • Mouri, G., S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2011: Long-term changes in flood event patterns due to changes in hydrological distribution parameters in a rural-urban catchment, Shikoku, Japan, Atmospheric Research, 101, 164-177. [download]
  • Okazawa, Y., P.J-F. Yeh, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2011: Development of a global flood risk index based on natural and socio-economic factors, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 56, 789-804. [download]
  • Cho, J., H. Komatsu, Y. Pokhrel, P.J-F. Yeh, T. Oki, S. Kanae, 2011: The effects of annual precipitation and mean air temperature on annual runoff in global forest regions, Climatic Change (Letter), 108 (1-2), 401–410. [download]
  • Kim, W., J. Cho, D. Komori, M. Aoki, M. Yokozawa, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2011: Tolerance of eddy covariance flux measurement, Hydrological Research Letters, 5, 73-77, doi:10.3178/HRI.5.73. [download]
  • Utsumi, N., S. Seto, S. Kanae, EE. Maeda, T. Oki, 2011: Does higher surface temperature intensify extreme precipitation?, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2011GL048426. [download]

  • He, B., S. Kanae, T. Oki, Y. Hirabayashi, Y. Yamashiki, K. Takara, 2011: Assessment of global nitrogen pollution in rivers using an integrated biogeochemical modeling framework, Water Research, 45(8), 2573-2586, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.02.011. [download]

  • Yamazaki, D., S. Kanae, H. Kim, and T. Oki, 2011: A physically based description of floodplain inundation dynamics in a global river routing model, Water Resources Research, 47, W04501, 10.1029/2010WR009726. [download]

  • He, B., T. Oki, F. Sun, D. Komori, S. Kanae, Y. Wang, H. Kim, D. Yamazaki, 2011: Estimating monthly total nitrogen concentration in streams by using artificial neural network. Journal of Environment Management. 92(1), 172-177, doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.09.014. [download]


  • Kanae, S., Tipaporn, H., Iseri, Y., Shibuo, Y. and Kobkiat, P., 2010: A review of bias correction methods for the assessment of climate change impacts on water resources, Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, 7, 113-118.

  • J. Cho, T. Oki, P.J.F. Yeh, S. Kanae, W. Kim, 2010: The effect of estimated PAR uncertainties on the physiological processes of biosphere models, Ecological Modelling, 221, 1575-1579, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2010.03.009. [download]

  • J. Cho, P.J.F. Yeh, Y.W. Lee, H. Kim, T. Oki, S. Kanae, W. Kim, K. Otsuki, 2010: A study on the relationship between Atlantic sea surface temperature and Amazonian greenness, Ecological Informatics, doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2010.05.005. [download]

  • Z. W. Kundzewicz, Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kanae, 2010: River floods in the changing climate - observations and projections, Water Resources Management, 24, 2633-2646, DOI: 10.1007/s11269-009-9571-6. [download]

  • Hanasaki, N., Inuzuka, T., Kanae, S., Oki, T., 2010: An estimation of global virtual water flow and sources of water withdrawal for major crops and livestock products using a global hydrological model, J. Hydrology, 384, 232-244, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.09.028. [download]

  • Hirabayashi Y., P. Doll, S. Kanae, 2010: Global-scale modeling of glacier mass balances for water resources assessments: glacier mass changes between 1948 and 2006, J. Hydrology, 390, 245-256, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.07.001. [download]


  • Kanae S., 2009: Measuring and modeling the sustainability of global water resources, In Graedel T. and E. van der Voet, eds. Linkages of Sustainability. Strungmann Forum Report, vol.4. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pp. 291-306. (ISBN: 0-262-01358-4)

  • Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kanae, 2009: First estimate of the future global population at risk of flooding, Hydro. Res. Lett., 3, 6-9. [download]

  • Yang, D.W., W. Shao, P. J. F. Yeh, H Yang, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2009: Impact of vegetation coverage on regional water balance in the nonhumid regions of China, Water Resour. Res., 45, doi:10.1029/2008WR006948. [download]

  • He B., Oki T., Kanae S., Mouri G., Kodama K., Komori D., Seto S., 2009: Integrated biogeochemical modelling of nitrogen load from anthropogenic and natural sources in Japan, Ecological Modeling, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2009.05.018. [download]

  • Kim. H. P.J.F. Yeh, T. Oki, S. Kanae, 2009: The role of river storage in the seasonal variations of terrestrial water storage over global river basins, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L17402. [download]

  • Yamazaki D., T. Oki, S. Kanae, 2009: Deriving a global river network map and its sub-grid topographic characteristics from a fine-resolution flow direction map, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2241-2251. [download]

  • Kanae S., 2009: Global warming and the water crisis, J. Health Science, 55, 860-864. [download]


  • Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kanae, K. Motoya, K. Masuda, P. Doll, 2008: A 59-year (1948-2006) global meteorological forcing data set for land surface models. Part II: Global snowfall estimation, Hydro. Res. Lett., 2, 65-69. [download]

  • Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kanae, K. Motoya, K. Masuda, P. Doll, 2008: A 59-year (1948-2006) global near-surface meteorological data set for land surface models. Part I: Development of daily forcing and assessment of precipitation intensity, Hydro. Res. Lett., 2, 36-40. [download]

  • Y. Hirabayashi, S. Kanae, S. Emori, T. Oki, M. Kimoto, 2008: Global projections of changing risks of floods and droughts in a changing climate, Hydro. Sci. Journal, 53, 754-772. [download]

  • N. Hanasaki, S. Kanae, T. Oki, K. Masuda, K. Motoya, N. Shirakawa, Y. Shen, K. Tanaka, 2008: An integrated model for the assessment of global water resources - Part 1: Model description and input meteorological forcing, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 1007-1025. [download]

  • N. Hanasaki, S. Kanae, T. Oki, K. Masuda, K. Motoya, N. Shirakawa, Y. Shen, K. Tanaka, 2008: An integrated model for the assessment of global water resources - Part 2: Applications and assessments, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 1027-1037. [download]

  • N. Utsumi, S. Kanae, H. Kim, S. Seto, T. Oki, T. Nitta, Y. Hirabayashi, 2008: Importance of wind-induced undercatch adjustment in a gauge-based analysis of daily precipitation over Japan, Hydro. Res. Lett., 2, 47-51. [download]

  • M. Lin, T. Oki, T. Holloway, D. G. Streets, M. Bengtsson, S. Kanae, 2008: Long-range transport of acidifying substances in East Asia-Part I, Model evaluation and sensitivity studies, Atmospheric Environment, 42, 5939-5955. [download]

  • M. Lin, T. Oki, M. Bengtsson, S. Kanae, T. Holloway, D.G. Streets, 2008: Long-range transport of acidifying substances in East Asia - Part II: source-receptor relationships, Atmospheric Environment, 42, 5956-5967. [download]

  • Tang, Q., T. Oki, S. Kanae, H. Hu, 2008: A spatial analysis of hydro-climatic and vegetation condition trends in the Yellow River Basin, Hydrol. Process., 22, 451-458. [download]

  • Tang, Q., T. Oki, S. Kanae, H. Hu, 2008: Hydrological cycles change in the Yellow River basing during the last half of the 20th century, J. Climate, 21, 1790-1806. [download]

  • Yoshimura, K., T. Sakimura, T. Oki, S. Kanae, S. Seto, 2008: Toward flood risk prediction: a statistical approach using a 29-year river discharge simulation over Japan, Hydro. Res. Lett., Vol.2, 22-26. [download]

  • Shen, Y., T. Oki, N. Utsumi, S. Kanae, and N. Hanasaki, 2008: Projection of future world water resources under SRES scenarios: water withdrawal, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 53(1), 11-33 [download]


  • Yamada, T.J., R.D. Koster, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2007: Estimation of predictability with a newly derived similarity index among ensemble members, Monthly Weather Review, 135(7), 2674-2687.

  • Tang, Q., T. Oki, S. Kanae, H. Hu, 2007: The influence of precipitation variability and partial irrigation within grid cells on a hydrological simulation, J. Hydrometeorology, 8, 499-512.

  • Islam, Md. S., T. Oki, S. Kanae, N. Hanasaki, Y. Agata, K. Yoshimura, 2007: A grid-based assessment of global water scarcity including virtual water trading, Water Resources Management, 21, no.1, 19-33. 


  • Oki, T., S. Kanae, 2006: Global hydrological cycles and world water resources, Science, 313, 1068-1072.

  • Kanae, S., Y. Hirabayashi, T. Yamada, T. Oki, 2006: Influence of "realistic" land-surface wetness on predictability of seasonal precipitation in boreal summer, J. Climate, 19, 1450-1460.

  • Yoshimura, K., S. Miyazaki, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2006: Iso-MATSIRO, a land surface model that incorporates stable water isotopes, Glob. Planet. Change , 51, 90-107.

  • N. Hanasaki, S. Kanae, T. Oki, 2006: A reservoir operation scheme for global river routing models, J. Hydrology, 327, 22-41.

  • The GLACE Team: Koster, R. D., and coauthors (including S. Kanae, T. Oki, T. Yamada), 2006: GLACE: The Global Land-Atmosphere Coupling Experiment Part I: Overview, J. Hydrometeorology, 7, 611-625.

  • The GLACE Team: Guo, Z., and coauthors (including S. Kanae, T. Oki, T. Yamada), 2006: GLACE: The Global Land-Atmosphere Coupling Experiment Part II: Analysis, J. Hydrometeorology, 7, 626-641.

    *without review
  • Yoshimura, K., S. Miyazaki, W. Kim, S. Kanae, 2006: Offline isotopic land surface simulations by Iso-MATSIRO in tropical monsoon climate, iLEAPS News Letter


  • Hirabayashi, Y., S. Kanae, I. Struthers, T. Oki, 2005: A 100-year (1901-2000) Global restrospective estimation of terrestrial water cycle, J. Geophys. Res., 110(D19), D1910110, doi 10.1029/2004JD005492.

  • Kim, W., S. Kanae, Y. Agata, T. Oki, 2005: Simulation of potential impacts of land use/cover changes on surface water fluxes in the Chaophraya river basin, Thailand, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D08110, doi:10.1029/2004JD004825. 


  • Kanae, S., T. Oki, A. Kashida, 2004: Changes in Hourly Heavy Precipitation at Tokyo from 1890 to 1999, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 82, 241-247.

  • Yoshimura, K., T. Oki, N. Ohte, S. Kanae, 2004: Colored moisture analysis estimates of variations in 1998 Asian monsoon water sources, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 82, 1315-1329.

  • Oki, T. S. Kanae, 2004: Virtual water trade and world water resources, Water Science & Technology, 49(7), 203-209.

  • The GLACE Team: R.D. Koster, P.A. Dirmeyer, Z. Guo, G. Bonan, E. Chan, P. Cox, C. T. Gordon, S. Kanae, E. Kowalczyk, D. Lawrence, P. Liu, C-H. Lu, S. Malyshev, B. McAvaney, K. Mitchell, D. Mocko, T. Oki, K. Oleson, A. Pitman, Y. C. Sud, C.M. Taylor, D. Verseghy, R. Vasic, Y. Xue, T. Yamada, 2004: Regions of strong coupling between soil moisture and precipitation, Science, 1138-1140.


  • Yoshimura, K., T. Oki, N. Ohte, S. Kanae, 2003: A quantitative analysis of short-term 18O variability with a Rayleigh-type isotope circulation model. J. Geophys. Res., 108(D20), 4647, doi:10.1029/2003JD003477.

  • Hirabayashi, Y., T. Oki, S. Kanae, K. Musiake, 2003: Application of satellite-based surface soil moisture data to simulating seasonal precipiation, J. Hydrometeor., 4, 929-943.

  • Yang, D., S. Kanae, T. Oki, T. Koike, K. Musiake, 2003: Global potential soil erosion with reference to land use and climate changes, Hydrol. Process., 17, 2913-2928.

before 2002

  • Kanae. S, T. Oki, K. Musiake, 2002: Principal condition for the earliest Asian summer monsoon onset Geophysical Research Letters, 29, no.15, 10.1029/2002GL015346.

  • Oki, T., Y. Agata, S. Kanae, T. Saruhashi, D. Yang, K. Musiake, 2001: Global assessment of current water resources using total runoff integrating pathways, Hydro. Sci. Journal, 46, 983-996.

  • Kim W., T. Arai, S. Kanae, T. Oki, K. Musiake 2001: Application of the Simple Biosphere Model (SiB2) to a paddy field for a period of growing season in GAME-Tropics, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 79, 387-400.

  • Kanae S., T. Oki, K. Musiake, 2001: Impact of deforestation on regional precipitation over the Indochina peninsula, J. Hydrometeorology, 2, 51-70.