List of paper (with review)

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Nishi, N., 1989: Observational study on the 30-60 day variations in the geopotential and temperature fields in the equatorial region. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 67, 187--203.

Yano, J.-I., and N. Nishi, 1989: The hierarchy and self-affinity of the time variability within the tropical atmosphere inferred from the NOAA OLR data. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 67, 771—789.

Itoh, H. and N. Nishi, 1990: Considerations for the structure of the tropical intraseasonal oscillation. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 68, 659—675.

Nishi, N., and A. Sumi, 1995: Eastward-moving disturbance near the tropopause along the equator during the TOGA COARE IOP. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 73, 321--337.

Uyeda, H., Y. Asuma, N. Takahashi, S. Shimizu, O. Kikuchi, A. Kinoshita, S. Matsuoka, M. Katsumata, K. Takeuchi, T. Endoh, M. Ohi, S. Satoh, Y. Tachibana, T. Ushiyama, Y. Fujiyoshi, R. Shirooka, N. Nishi, T. Tomita, H. Ueda, T. Sueda, and A. Sumi, 1995: Doppler radar observations on the structure and characteristics of tropical clouds during the TOGA-COARE IOP in Manus, Papua New Guinea --Outline of the observation--, 1995: J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 73, 415—426.

Fujiwara, M., F. Hasebe, M. Shiotani, N. Nishi, H. Vömel, and S. J. Oltmans, 2001: Water vapor control at the tropopause by equatorial Kelvin waves observed over the Galápagos, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 3143-3146.

Vömel, H., S. J. Oltmans, B. J. Johnson, F. Hasebe, M. Shiotani, M. Fujiwara, N. Nishi, M. Agama, J. Cornejo, F. Paredes, and H. Enriquez, 2002: Balloon-borne observations of water vapor and ozone in the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 107, doi:10.1029/2001JD000707, 2002.

Kondo Y., M. Koike, K. Kita, H. Ikeda, N. Takegawa, S. Kawakami, D. Blake, S. C. Liu, M. Ko, Y. Miyazaki, H. Irie, Y. Higashi, B. Liley, N. Nishi, Y. Zhao, and T. Ogawa, 2003: Effects of biomass burning, lightning, and convection on O3, CO, and NOy over the tropical Pacific and Australia in August-October 1998 and 1999, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8402, doi:10.1029/2001JD000820, 2002. [printed 108(D3), 2003].

Koike, M., Y. Kondo, K. Kita, N. Nishi, S. C. Liu, D. Blake, M. Ko, D. Akutagawa, S. Kawakami, N. Takegawa, Y. Zhao, and T. Ogawa, 2003: Reactive nitrogen over the tropical western Pacific: Influence from lightning and biomass burning during BIBLE A, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8403, doi:10.1029/2001JD000823, 2002. [printed 108(D3), 2003].

Kita, K., S. Kawakami, Y. Miyazaki, Y. Higashi, Y. Kondo, N. Nishi, M. Koike, D. R. Blake, T. Machida, T. Sano, W. Hu, M. Ko, and T. Ogawa, 2003: Photochemical production of ozone in the upper troposphere in association with cumulus convection over Indonesia, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8400, doi:10.1029/2001JD000844, 2002. [printed 108(D3), 2003].

Shirai, T., D. R. Blake, S. Meinardi, F. S. Rowland, J. Russell-Smith, A. Edwards, Y. Kondo, M. Koike, K. Kita, T. Machida, N. Takegawa, N. Nishi, S. Kawakami, T. Ogawa, 2003: Emission estimates of selected volatile organic compounds from tropical savanna burning in northern Australia, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D3), 8406, doi:10.1029/2001JD000841, 2003.

Vömel, H., S. J. Oltmans, B. J. Johnson, F. Hasebe, M. Shiotani, M. Fujiwara, N. Nishi, M. Agama, J. Cornejo, F. Paredes, and H. Enriquez, 2003: Reply to comment by A. E. Dessler and E. M. Weinstock on eeBalloon-borne observations of water vapor and ozone in the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere,ff by H. Vömel et al., J. Geophys. Res., 108(D4), 4137, doi:10.1029/2002JD002984, 2003.

Takegawa, N., Y. Kondo, Koike, M., M. Ko, K. Kita, D. R. Blake, N. Nishi, W. Hu, J. B. Liley, S. Kawakami, T. Shirai, Y. Miyazaki, H. Ikeda, J. Russel-Smith, and T. Ogawa, 2003. Removal of NOx and NOy in biomass burning plumes in the boundary layer over northern Australia. J. Geophys. Res., 108(D10), 4308, doi:10.1029/2002JD002505, 2003.

Okamoto, N., M. D. Yamanaka, S.-Y. Ogino, H. Hashiguchi, N. Nishi, T. Sribimawati, and A. Numaguchi, 2003: Seasonal variations of tropospheric wind over Indonesia: Comparison between collected operational rawinsonde data and NCEP reanalysis for 1992-99. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 81, 829--850.

Yasunaga, K., H. Kida, T. Satomura, and N. Nishi, 2004: A numerical study on the development of tracers by cumulus convection in TOGA COARE. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 82, 861--878.

Yokouchi, Y., F. Hasebe, M. Fujiwara, H. Takashima, M. Shiotani, N. Nishi, Y. Kanaya, S. Hashimoto, P. Fraser, D. Toom-Sauntry, H. Mukai, and Y. Nojiri, 2005: Correlations and emission ratios among bromoform, dibromochloromethane, and dibromomethane in the atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D23309, doi:10.1029/2005JD006303.

Nishi, N., M. K. Yamamoto, T. Shimomai, A. Hamada, and S. Fukao, 2007: Fine structure of vertical motion in the stratiform precipitation region observed by a VHF Doppler radar installed in Sumatra, Indonesia. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 46, 522--537.

Nishi, N., J. Suzuki, A. Hamada, and M. Shiotani, 2007: Rapid transitions in zonal wind around the tropical tropopause and their relation to the amplified equatorial Kelvin waves. SOLA, 3, 13-16.

Yamamoto, M. K., N. Nishi, T. Horinouchi, M. Niwano, and S. Fukao, 2007: Vertical wind observation in the tropical upper troposphere by VHF wind profiler - A case study -. Radio Sci. ,42, RS3005, doi:10.1029/2006RS003538.

Hasebe, F., M. Fujiwara, N. Nishi, M. Shiotani, H. Vömel, S. Oltmans, H. Takashima, S. Saraspriya, N. Komala, and Y. Inai, 2007: In situ observations of dehydrated air parcels advected horizontally in the Tropical Tropopause Layer of the western Pacific. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 803-813.

Koike, M., Y. Kondo, K. Kita, N. Takegawa, N. Nishi, T. Kashihara, S. Kawakami, S. Kudoh, D. Blake, T. Shirai, B. Liley, M. Ko, Y. Miyazaki, Z. Kawasaki, and T. Ogawa, 2007: Measurements of reactive nitrogen produced by tropical thunderstorms during BIBLE-C, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D18304, doi:10.1029/2006JD008193.

Yamamoto, M. K., Y. Ohno, H. Horie, N. Nishi, H.Okamoto, K. Sato, H. Kumagai, M. Yamamoto,@H. Hashiguchi, S. Mori, N. O. Hashiguchi, H. Nagata, and S. Fukao, 2008: Observation of particle fall velocity in cirriform cloud by VHF and millimeter-wave Doppler radars. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D12210, doi:10.1029/2007JD009125.

Takashima, H., M. Shiotani, M. Fujiwara, N. Nishi, and F. Hasebe, 2008: Ozonesonde observations at Christmas Island (2‹N, 157‹W) in the equatorial central Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D10112, doi:10.1029/2007JD009374.

Hamada, A., N. Nishi, S. Iwasaki, Y. Ohno, H. Kumagai, and H. Okamoto, 2008: Cloud type and top height estimation for tropical upper-tropospheric clouds using GMS-5 split-window measurements combined with cloud radar measurements. SOLA, 4, 57-60.

Fujiwara, M., S. Iwasaki, A. Shimizu, Y. Inai, M. Shiotani, F. Hasebe, I. Matsui, N. Sugimoto, H. Okamoto, N. Nishi, A. Hamada, T. Sakazaki, and K. Yoneyama, 2009: Cirrus observations in the tropical tropopause layer over the western Pacific, J. Geophys. Res, 114, D09304, doi:10.1029/2008JD011040.

Yamamoto, M. K., T. Kishi, T. Nakamura, N. Nishi, M. Yamamoto, H. Hashiguchi, and S. Fukao, 2009: Wind observation around tops of midlatitude cirrus by the MU radar and Raman/Mie lidar, Earth Planets Space, 61, e33-e36.

Yamamoto, M. K., M. Abo, T. Kishi, N. Nishi, T. H. Seto, H. Hashiguchi, M. Yamamoto, and S. Fukao, 2009: Vertical air motion in midlevel shallow-layer clouds observed by 47-MHz wind profiler and 532-nm Mie lidar: Initial results, Radio Sci., 44, RS4014, doi:10.1029/2008RS004017.

Suzuki, J., M. Shiotani, and N. Nishi, 2010: Lifetime and longitudinal variability of equatorial Kelvin waves around the tropical tropopause region, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D03103, doi:10.1029/2009JD012261.

Nishi, N., E. Nishimoto, H. Hayashi, M. Shiotani, H. Takashima, and T. Tsuda, 2010: Quasi]stationary temperature structure in the upper troposphere over the tropical Indian Ocean inferred from radio occultation data, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D14112, doi:10.1029/2009JD012857.

Hamada, A., and N. Nishi, 2010: Development of a cloud-top height estimation method by geostationary satellite split-window measurements trained with CloudSat data. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 2035-2049.

Luce, H., T. Mega, M. K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, H. Hashiguchi, S. Fukao, N. Nishi, T. Tajiri, and M. Nakazato, 2010: Observations of Kelvin]Helmholtz instability at a cloud base with the middle and upper atmosphere (MU) and weather radars. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D19116, doi:10.1029/2009JD013519.

Fujiwara, M., H. Vömel, F. Hasebe, M. Shiotani, S.-Y. Ogino, S. Iwasaki, N. Nishi, T. Shibata, K. Shimizu, E. Nishimoto, J. M. Valverde Canossa, H. B. Selkirk, and S. J. Oltmans, 2010: Seasonal to decadal variations of water vapor in the tropical lower stratosphere observed with balloon-borne cryogenic frost point hygrometers, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D18304, doi:10.1029/2010JD014179.

Luce, H., N. Nishi, J-L Caccia, S. Fukao, M. K. Yamamoto, T. Mega, H. Hashiguchi, T. Tajiri, M. Nakazato, 2012: Kelvin-Helmholtz billows generated at a cirrus cloud base within a tropopause fold/upper-level frontal system. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L04807, doi:10.1029/2011GL050120.

Mega, T., M. K. Yamamoto, M. Abo, Y. Shibata, H. Hashiguchi, N. Nishi, T. Shimomai, Y. Shibagaki, M.Yamamoto, M. D. Yamanaka, S. Fukao, and T. Manik, 2012: First simultaneous measurement of vertical air velocity, particle fall velocity, and hydrometeor sphericity in stratiform precipitation: Results from 47 MHz wind-profiling radar and 532 nm polarization lidar observations, Radio Sci., 47, RS3002, doi:10.1029/2011RS004823.

Shibata, T. M. Hayashi, A. Naganuma, N. Hara, K. Hara, F. Hasebe, K. Shimizu, N. Komala, Y. Inai, H. Vömel, S. Hamdi, S. Iwasaki, M. Fujiwara, M. Shiotani, S.-Y. Ogino, and, N. Nishi, 2012: Cirrus cloud appearance in a volcanic aerosol layer around the tropical cold point tropopause over Biak, Indonesia, in January 2011, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D11209, doi:10.1029/2011JD017029.

Hamada, A., N. Nishi, and H. Kida, 2013: Seperation of zonally elongated large cloud disturbances over the western tropical Pacific. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 91, 375-389, DOI:10.2151/jmsj.2013-309.

Hasebe, F., Y. Inai, M. Shiotani, M. Fujiwara, H. Vömel, N. Nishi, S.-Y. Ogino, T. Shibata, S. Iwasaki, N. Komala, T. Peter, and S. J. Oltmans, 2013: Cold trap dehydration in the Tropical Tropopause Layer characterised by SOWER chilled-mirror hygrometer network data in the Tropical Pacific. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 4393-4411, doi:10.5194/acp-13-4393-2013, 2013.

Wilson, R., H. Luce, H. Hashiguchi, N. Nishi, and Y. Yabuki, 2014: Energetics of persistent turbulent layers underneath mid-level clouds estimated from concurrent radar and radiosonde data, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 118, 78-89,

Luce, H., R.Wilson, F. Dalaudier, H. Hashiguchi, N. Nishi, Y. Shibagaki, and T. Nakajo, 2014, Simultaneous observations of tropospheric turbulence from radiosondes using Thorpe analysis and the VHF MU radar, Radio Sci., 49, doi:10.1002/2013RS005355.

Nishi, N., A. Hamada, and H. Hirose, 2017: Improvement of cirrus cloud-top height estimation using geostationary satellite split-window measurements trained with CALIPSO data. SOLA, 13, 240245, doi:10.2151/sola.2017-044.