GCOS Reference Upper-Air Network

GRUAN status

since 2018
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
MTS Minamitorishima
-short
-long, international
Minamitorishima
-long, national
南鳥島
WMO (code, name)
47991

Location

Country
Japan
Prefecture
Tokyo
Latitude
24.29° N
Longitude
153.98° E
Altitude
9 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
JMA
-long, international
Japan Meteorological Agency
-long, national
Website
www.jma.go.jp/jma/
Description
National Meteorological Service

Site Contact

Name
HISAMITSU Junji
Affiliation
Senior Scientific Officer, Observation Division, Atmosphere and Ocean Department, Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
Address
3-6-9 Toranomon, Minato-City
Tokyo 105-8431
Japan
E-Mail
hisamitsu@met.kishou.go.jp
Phone
+81-3-6758-3900
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
1935
General type
urban
Topography
Land use (within 10 km)
Climate
Website
www.jma.go.jp/jma/

Membership in other networks

GAW
BSRN

Relevant Documents

ICM-12 (2020)

GRUAN Station Report for Japanese Sites (Tateno, Minamitorishima, Syowa) - Hisamitsu Junji

ICM-11 (2019)

GRUAN Site Report for Tateno, Syowa, Minamitorishima - Kenji Suzuki
New instruments and data transmission of Tateno, Minamitorishima and Syowa - Shunsuke Hoshino

ICM-10 (2018)

GRUAN Site Report for Tateno, Syowa, Minamitorishima - Kenji Suzuki
Update of Tateno, Minamitorishima and Syowa - Masami Iwabuchi

ICM-9 (2017)

Updates from Tateno and introducing the new candidate sites - Masami Iwabuchi