Recent activities(最近の活動)

Special Issue in memory of Prof. Byung Ho Choi

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/jmse/special_issues/coastal_memory_byung_ho_choi Special Issue Information Dear Colleagues, Prof. Byung Ho Choi, a very active contributor to our coastal engineering community and promoter of our discipline, passed away on 3rd July 2020. During his long career, beginning from the late 1970, he...
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Special Issue in JMSE

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/jmse/special_issues/coastal_risk_assessment_management Special Issue Information Dear Colleagues, Since the 20th century, climate change has had wide-spread impacts on the global society and the natural environment. In recent years, global warming in has caused sea levels to rise, as well as frequent weather...
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[Award] The best presentation awards at ICEER2021

It is our pleasure that two CHESS lab members, Karodine and Khai, won the best presentation awards at the 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment Research (ICEER), September 13-16, 2021. Congratulations!!! >> ICEER2021 Karodine Chreng, Han Soo Lee and...
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Presentations in the 8th ICEER (2021)

Three members of CHESS lab made presentations at the 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment Research ICEER 2021, 13-17 September 2021. >> ICEER2021 Karodine Chreng, Lee H.S.*, and Soklin Tuy. Electricity demand prediction for sustainable development in Cambodia using recurrent neural...
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Presentations in AOGS2021

From the CHESS lab, we made six oral and poster presentations at the AOGS2021 conference. Vinayak B., Lee H.S., Gedem S. and Latha R.. Impacts of Future Urban Expansion On Urban Climate: A Case Study of Mumbai Metropolitan Region, India. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society...
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The final presentation of master thesis

Three of the chess lab members made the final presentations. Congratulations on their successful presentations. Chreng Karodine, “Medium-term Prediction of Electricity Demand for Sustainable Energy Development in Cambodia using Improved CEEMDAN and Recurrent Neural Networks with ERA5 Reanalysis Climate Variables”...
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The CHESS lab wrap-up seminar for the 1st semester of 2021

Seventeen members of the CHESS lab presented summaries of their activities during the first semester of 2021. Everyone tried hard and did his/her best to achieve what they planned amid the prolonged COVID-19 situation. We will continue our best! ...

New publication

A result of Riam’s master thesis work is now published in an international journal, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. Congratulations!!! Badriana, M.R., and Lee H.S., 2021. Multimodel Ensemble Projections of Wave Climate in the Western North Pacific using CMIP6 Marine Surface...
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The 30th ITS oral presentation

At the 30th International Tsunami Symposium (ITS), Ricard Diago Sambuaga made oral presentation on the tsunami evacuation modelling using agent-based model (ABM) as follows. Sambuaga R.D., Henriquez C.F. and Lee H.S.  Effect of Tsunami Shelters for Volcanic Tsunami in Pandeglang, Banten, Indonesia, with...
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New publication

A result of Wahid’s master thesis work is now published in an international journal, Journal of Hydrology; Regional Studies. Congratulations!!! Hussainzada W., Lee H.S.*, Vinayak B., and Khpalwak G.F., 2021. Sensitivity of snowmelt runoff modelling to the level of cloud coverage for...
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2021 CHESS lab seminar starts

It’s been a year to have an off-line seminar since April 2020. We still have many members in their home countries waiting to come to Hiroshima. We hope to see them all in the HU campus soon. ...

[Intensive course] numerical weather prediction and downscaling

An intensive course for numerical weather prediction (NWP) and downscaling with WRF was delivered online. Seven HU regular master students and 31 BMKG staffs from Indonesia for SATREPS project joined the course work. Course contents (8th – 12th March 2021)...
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Farewells to three members

We celebrated the graduation of three members and had a small farewell lunch. Hope them to have a bright future at their places. ...

The final presentations of master theses

The final presentations of master theses of three members are completed. Congratulations on their efforts and achievements. 1.Wahidullah Hussainzada:”Snow Hydrological Modelling in Northern Afghanistan for Sustainable Water Resource Management with Remotely Sensed Snow Cover Extent” 2.Ricard Diago Sambuaga:”Optimized Evacuation Plan...
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The wrap-up seminar of the 2020 second semester

The CHESS lab wrap-up seminar is completed on 3rd February. Seventeen members of the CHESS lab presented the summaries of their activities during the second semester of 2020. Everyone tried hard and did his/her best to achieve what they planned...
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New publication

The efforts of Dr Josko is now published as follows. Congratulations. Trošelj J. and Lee H.S. 2021. Modelling Typhoon-induced Extreme River Discharges: A case study of Typhoon Hagibis in Japan. J. Hydrol.-Reg. Stud., 34. 100766. Open access Abstract Study region Nine first-class rivers...
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New publication

The master thesis work of Wahid is now accepted for publication as follows. Congratulations! W. Hussainzada, and H.S. Lee*, 2021. Hydrological modelling for water resource management in a semi-arid mountainous region using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool: A case study...
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New publication

The research work of Vinayak who is an ILDP linkage program with IIT Bombay is published as follows. Vinayak B, Lee HS, Gedem S. Prediction of Land Use and Land Cover Changes in Mumbai City, India, Using Remote Sensing Data...
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New publication

The master thesis work of Muhammad Hadi Saputra, a former member, is published as follows. Congratulations! Saputra MH, Lee HS. Evaluation of Climate Change Impacts on the Potential Distribution of Styrax sumatrana in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Sustainability. 2021; 13(2):462. Abstract This study aims...
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AGU FM2020 poster presentation

The following research outcome with respect to the impacts of tides and tidal current on a potential tsunami propagation over the East China Sea and the Yellow Sea is presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2020 virtual conference. This is an...
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Oral presentations in i-Coast 2020

Research results of Ricardo Diago Sambuaga and Mochmad Riam Badriana are presented at i-Coast 2020, Busan, Korea. Ricard Diago Sambuaga and Han Soo Lee. 2020. Optimized evacuation plan and decision support system development with agent-based modelling and GIS analysis for tsunami in...
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CHESS lab orientation for October 2020

We had a lab orientation by introducing ourselves and sharing some information regarding the lab seminar and others. CHESS lab is growing and expanding! See you all in HU soon. ...

Oral presentation at vICCE2020

Riam’s work based on his master thesis is presented at vICCE2020. Badriana, M.R., and H.S. Lee. Evaluation and bias correction of marine surface winds in the western North Pacific from CMIP5 and CMIP6 GCMs for wave climate modelling. vICCE2020 virtual conference, 6 –...
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New members

CHESS lab is now growing and being diverse. From this October 2020, we have 8 new members joined our CHESS lab. We have now 20 members from 13 different countries. Let’s respect each other and maximize our capacity! See the...
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Oral presentation in IAHR-APD2020

Wahid made an oral presentation at IAHR-APD 2020, Sapporo, Japan. Hussainzada Wahidullah, Han Soo Lee, and Vinayak Bhanage. Snow cover mapping for SUSTAINABLE water resource management in the Balkhab River basin in Afghanistan using MODIS satellite normalized difference snow index (NDSI) products. The...
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Farewell to Mr. Hort

Seng Hort completed his master course and just graduated in 18th September 2020. Congratulations and hope to see you in Cambodia. ...

New Publication

A. Bunodiere and H.S. Lee*, 2020. Renewable energy curtailment: Prediction using a logic-based forecasting method and mitigation measures in Kyushu, Japan. Energies 2020, 13(18), 4703; https://doi.org/10.3390/en13184703 Abstract High variable renewable energy (VRE) penetration led to the first-ever VRE curtailment in Japan, occurring in Kyushu in October...
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Useful info: Open topography

Open Topography for high-resolution topography data and tools https://opentopography.org/ ...

Gfs example

Small amplitude solitary wave interacting with a parabolic hump Link ...

New publication

I. Guiamel and H.S. Lee*, 2020. Potential Hydropower Estimation for the Mindanao River Basin in the Philippines Based on Watershed Modelling Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool. Energy Reports, 6, 1010-1028. Open access Abstract This study aims to identify potential hydropower sites and...
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New publications

Cabrera, J. and Lee, H.S.*, 2020. Flood risk assessment for Davao Oriental in the Philippines using geographic information system‐based multi‐criteria analysis and the maximum entropy model. J Flood Risk Management. 2020; e12607. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12607 (Open access) Abstract The assessments of flood‐prone areas and flood risk due...
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New undergraduate members

Two undergraduate students joined our CHESS lab. Welcome !!! ...

JDS alumni in Laos

Thanks, Chanthephar KHATTIYAVONG and everyone for a warm welcome. ...

The Best Presentation Award

The following presentation made by Alex at the 41st Wind Energy Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, is awarded for the Best Presentation Award. Congratulations! Alex Bunodiere, and H.S. Lee. Mitigation techniques to reduce renewable energy curtailment using a novel long-term forecasting method. 第41回風力エネルギー利用シンポジウム, 日本風力エネルギー学会,4-5...
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[The excellent master thesis presentation award] from the CHESS Lab

Two CHESS Lab members successfully finish their public hearings for their master theses. Mr. Mochamad Riam Badriana, “Multi-model Ensemble Projection of Future Wave Climate in the Western North Pacific using CMIP Dataset” Mr. Alex Bunodiere, “Mitigation Techniques to Reduce Renewable...
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The Year-end party in CHESS lab

Thanks to all members for own-cooked traditional foods of their home countries!!! ...

Masking out a variable below a particular value using Grads

How to mask out a certain region below a particular water depth or above a particular elevation with GEBCO_2019.nc dataset. GEBCO_2019.nc is a global topographic and bathymetric chart with 15 arc-sec resolution which can be obtained from https://www.gebco.net/ Below is...
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Gerris in parallel run

Example of single run of Gerris $ gerris3D -m tides.gfs | gfsview3D tides.gfv In parallel run $ gerris3D -m -s 1 tides.gfs > tidess.gfs $ gerris3D -b 4 tidess.gfs > tidesb.gfs $ mpirun -np 4 gerris3D tidesb.gfs ...

Tips for Gfs tide modelling

plot_bathy.sh for checking the bathymetry input #!/bin/sh infn=bathymetry # xyz file psfn=bathy region=156.75/210/-65/-23.75/-9500/5 gmt psxyz $infn -JQ180/15 -JZ5c -Bx5+llong -By5+llat -Bz2500+lbathymetry -B+t"3D bathymetry" -R$region -Sc0.025 -Ggray -p135/70 -W -P -V > $psfn.eps gs $psfn.eps plot_tide.sh for checking the M2 tide...
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Field survey in Indonesia

1 Internship Title: “Data Collection and Field Survey of Tsunami Sunda Strait Cases (Pandeglang area, Indonesia)” 2 Objectives: In this field internship, the student will visit several places regarding coastal hazard prevention (tsunami, storm prevention, and flood control gates) in...
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How to setup a Gerris server

In this setup example, we used the Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) OS system on a dedicated workstation. Using the pre-built package In Ubuntu 18.04 system, type the followings: $ sudo apt install gerris But, the pre-built package does not include...
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How to compile FVCOM4.3 (mpi mode)

This is a technical note on how to build and execute FVCOM 4.3 in parallel mode using Intel compilers on CHESS lab HPC at Hiroshima University. Suppose the source code exists in fvcom43/FVCOM_source, and fvcom43/Examples/Estuary is a selected test case. Preparation for METIS...
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How to compile FVCOM4.3 (Series mode)

This is a technical note on how to build and execute FVCOM 4.3 in series mode using Intel compilers on CHESS lab HPC at Hiroshima University. Suppose the source code exists in fvcom43/FVCOM_source, and fvcom43/Examples/River plume is a selected test case. Check line...
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Poster presentation

Badriana, M.R., and H.S. Lee. Evaluation and bias correction of marine surface winds from CMIP5 and CMIP6 GCMs for Wave Climate Modeling in the Western North Pacific. The 2nd International Workshop: Waves, Storm Surges & Coastal Hazards, 10 – 15 November 2019, Melbourne,...
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New publications

Badriana, M.R., and H.S. Lee, 2019. Statistical Evaluation of Monthly Marine Surface Winds of CMIP6 GCMs in the western North Pacific. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering) 75(2), 1219-1224. Link Badriana, M.R., and H.S. Lee. Evaluation and bias correction of marine surface...
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New members

Welcome to Chess lab! We have four new members from Oct. 2019. Tuy Soklin (M1) from Cambodia, Le Quang Khai (M1) from Vietnam, Chreng Karodine (M1) from Cambodia, and Mahdi Khaleghi (Research student) from Afghanistan ...

A new publication

The second result of John’s work is now published. Cabrera, J. and Lee, H.S.*, 2019. Flood risk assessment using GIS-based multi-criteria analysis: A case study in Davao Oriental, Philippines. Water, 11(11), 2203; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11112203 ...

Farewells to three members

Three members of CHESS lab graduated at 20th September and will be back to society. Hope to have a bright future. Guiamel Ismail Adal Wirawan Widiyanto Md Morshed Bin Shiraj ...

[Conference] JSCE coastal engineering 2019

Badriana, M.R., and H.S. Lee. Statistical Evaluation of Monthly Marine Surface Winds of CMIP6 GCMs in the western North Pacific. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering) (accepted) ...

[Conference] APAC2019

Badriana, M.R., and H.S. Lee. Evaluation and bias correction of marine surface winds from CMIP5 GCMs for Wave Climate Modeling in the Western North Pacific. Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC) 2019, Hanoi, Vietnam, 25-28 September. ...

IIT Bombay-HU Workshop

Under the ILDP program, IIT Bombay-HU workshop is held at IIT Bombay in 12th~13rd Sep. 2019. Lee, H.S. 2019. “CHESS lab introduction and tsunami modelling with adaptive mesh refinement (AMR)”, IIT Bombay, India ...

A new publication

We have a piece of good news. The master course work of Ariuntuya, an ex-member of CHESS lab, is now accepted and published at Water journal. A. Byambadorjand H. S. Lee, 2019. Household’s willingness to pay for wastewater treatment and water...
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[The excellent master thesis presentation award] from CHESS Lab

Three CHESS Lab members successfully finish their public hearings for their master theses. Mr. Guiamel Ismail Adal, “Watershed modelling of Mindanao River Basins in the Philippines using the soil and water assessment tool (SWAT) for sustainable hydropower development” Mr. Shiraj...
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広島大学公開講座 HU Open Lecture

「アジアの都市で今なにがおこっているか」 「3回」気候変動と災害の視点:バングラデシュ・インドネシアを事例に 2019年7月13日、国際協力研究科、李 漢洙 資料:ファイルサイズのため、ホームページ載せることができません。個人対応しますので、李までご連絡をお願いします。(leehs@hiroshima-u.ac.jp) ...

[Seminar] Dr. Octavio from UNAM, Mexico

The lab seminar will be at 16:20 ~ in 17th July in 2019. We will have an invited speaker, Dr. Octavio Gomez from UNAM, Mexico. He will have us the following talks.1. Tsunami wave monitoring and behaviour in the Mexican coasts...
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[Conference] ICEER2019

H.S. Lee, K. Nagahara, and S. Takaishi. Assessment of climate change effects on wind energy resources and power output in the Philippines with CMIP5 dataset. ICEER2019, Aveiro, Portugal, 22-25 July. ...

[Conference] SWAT2019

I.A. Guiamel, and H. S. Lee. Watersheds Modeling of Mindanao River Basin in the Philippines using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for Water Resources Management. The 2019 SWAT Conference, Vienna, Austria, 19 July. Program: https://swat.tamu.edu/conferences/2019-vienna/agenda/ ...

[Conference] AOGS2019

I.A. Guiamel, and H. S. Lee. Watersheds modelling of Buayan River Basin in the Philippines using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for sustainable water resource management. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 16th Annual meeting (2019), Singapore, 28 July-2 August. ...

[Field trip] Nukui Dam in Hiroshima Prefecture

As a part of class activity, 9 students from Energy Science and Technology class visited the Nukui Dam in Hiroshima Prefecture, the second largest arch dam in Japan. ...

A new publication

We have a good news. The master course work of Hadi, an ex-member of CHESS lab, is now accepted and published at Sustainability journal. Saputra M.H. and Lee, H.S.*, 2019. Prediction of land use and land cover changes for North Sumatra, Indonesia, using an...
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A new publication

We have a good news. Finally, the master course work of Chatherphar, an ex-member of CHESS lab, is now accepted and published at Water journal. Khattiyavong, C. and Lee, H.S. *, 2019. Performance simulation and assessment of an appropriate wastewater treatment system in a densely-populated...
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CHESS lab members

From April 2019, we have three new members in the CHESS lab. Dr. Josko (Assistant Professor), Miyake (B4), and Tsuchida (B4) Welcome to the CHESS lab and hope you to enjoy your research and to have fruitful results. ...

[Conference] VACI2019

Ismail made a presentation about “Watersheds Modeling of Mindanao Basins in the Philippines using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for Hydropower Energy Development” in Hanoi, Vietnam. ...

Taoyaka/IDEC seminar

The 411th IDEC Seminar/The 141th Taoyaka Program Seminar “Mumbai Metropolitan Area: Growth and Climate Modelling studies at IIT Bombay” Seminar:   1. Lecture : Prof. Shirishkumar Gedam    (Center of Studies in Resources Eng., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay)...
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JMSE Special Issue

We currently invite papers for a special issue “Numerical Models in Coastal Hazards and Coastal Environment” that is organized in collaboration with the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (JMSE). More information, including a list of topics and deadlines for the submission of manuscripts can be found here ...

Visiting student from India

Vinayak Bhanage (IIT Bombay, India) joined the CHESS lab for five months, and he will conduct UHI modellings by WRF-Urban modelling. ...

ATMOSPHERE Special Issue

We currently invite papers for a special issue “Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Areas” that is organized in collaboration with the Atmosphere journal. More information, including a list of topics and deadlines for the submission of manuscripts can be found...
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Welcome party

Welcome to CHESS lab! We have five new members from South Africa, Cambodia, Indonesia, Afghanistan! Hope to have wonderful academic and cultural lives in Hiroshima. ...

Visiting researchers from Korea

Three researchers from Korea visited the CHESS lab in September. Dr. Yong-Ho Kim from Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (Data assimilation in wind wave modeling, 11st – 21st Sep.) Dr. Kyeong-Ok Kim from Korea Institute of Ocean Science...
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Congratulations and farewells

Four of the CHESS lab members successfully finished their public hearings of master thesis with a fun farewell party! ...

Prediction of land use and land cover changes using ANN-based cellular automata

Land use land cover change (LULC) is important variables in species distribution modeling (SDM). The changes of LULC represented the anthropogenic that show human intervention in the distribution of species in the certain area. The objective of this video is...
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Flood Hazard and Risk Assessment using Maximum Entropy Model

This is a video presentation on how to make flood-prone areas using maximum entropy model. This is a raw video and not yet edited. Video 1: https://youtu.be/5qRKqEHh_OI Video 2: https://youtu.be/jxpUv9pEpWk For the complete datasets, kindly email the author. ...

[Conference] IAHR-APD 2018

    Two presentations made by CHESS lab members at Yokyakarta, Indonesia Ariuntuya BYAMBADORJ: STUDY ON SUSTAINABLE METHODOLOGY FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT IN MAINLINE-DISCONNECTED GER AREAS OF ULAANBAATAR CITY Jonathan CABRERA: FLOOD RISK ASSESSMENT USING GIS-BASED MULTI-CRITERIA ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY IN DAVAO ORIENTAL, PHILIPPINES ...

[The best master thesis awards] from CHESS Lab

Four CHESS Lab members successfully finish their public hearings for their master theses. Jonathan CABRERA (M2): Quantitative Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Flood-Prone Areas in Davao Oriental, Philippines Chanthephar KHATTIYAVONG (M2): Assessment and Improvement of Sanitation and Wastewater Treatment in...
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[Lab visiting] Kyungwoon University, Korea

A group of visitors from the Department of Safety and Disaster Prevention, Kyungwoon University, Korea visited Hiroshima University Date: 8th August, 2018 Venue: IDEC#E203 Visitors: 9 members (Prof. Jinsang Hwang and 8 students) Discussion: Hazard, vulnerability, exposure, and risk ...

Summary of the rainfall event in Hiroshima Prefecture in July 2018

The attached is the summary of the rainfall data observed in Hiroshima Prefecture during the last July in 2018.  ...

2018 July west Japan rainfall disaster: Precipitation data in Hiroshima

2018年7月西日本豪雨資料:2018年7月広島県における豪雨量をまとめました。 ...

A new publication

Research results of Jonathan’s master work is now published in a peer-reviewed journal, entitled with “Impacts of climate change on flood-prone area in Davao Oriental, Philippines”. Cabrera, J. and Lee, H.S., 2018. Impacts of climate change on flood-prone area in Davao Oriental, Philippines. Water, 10(7),...
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[Conference] Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 15th Annual meeting (2018)

Date: June 4th ~ 9th Venue: Hawaii Presentation: “Quantitative Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Flood Risk in Davao Oriental, Philippines” Speaker: Jonathan Cabrera ...

The 395th IDEC and the 126th Taoyaka Seminar

The 395th IDEC / the 126th Taoyaka Seminar will be held as follows. You are warmly welcome to attend. Pre-registration is not required. Time:      10:30-12:00  June 14, 2018 Venue:     IDEC 2nd Floor, Room 201 Title:   Ger area development and implementation of SDG6 in...
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[Conference] ICS2018

Presentations made at International Coastal Symposium 2018 (ICS2018). Venue: Haeundae Grand Hotel, Busan, Korea Date: 14th ~ 18th May in 2018 Participants: Lee, Jonathan, Chanthephar, Ariuntuya Two papers are published in Journal of Coastal Research.   ...

Welcome party with new members

We have started the new semester from April with new members! Welcome to Chess lab, IDEC, and Hiroshima University! ...

Field survey in UB city, Mongolia

Period: 19th ~ 24th March 2018 Activity: Soil and surface water pollution in the Ger area of UB sity, Waste water treatment, Meetings at MUST, MNU, UB city government, JICA office, and so on. ...

Field internship for tsunami and storm surge prevention facilities

1.    Internship title: “Field internship for tsunami and storm surge prevention facilities” 2.    Objective: In this field internship, the student will visit several places regarding tsunami and storm prevention facilities in Osaka and Tokyo port. The knowledge from Kansai University...
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Meeting at Kansai University

A research meeting with Prof. Yasuda in Kansai University. Theme: Date: 13th March Venue: Coastal engineering laboratory, Kanasai University ...

Seminar on Reference Management Software for Referencing

Topics: Installation of Mendeley Utilizing web importer and desktop mendeley to download references. Citing related references using mendeley plugin in MS Word. Presenter: Jonathan Cabrera and Prof. Han Soo LEE Note: Sorry I don’t have our pictures during this seminar....
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One Day Matlab Workshop

Workshop Title: Matlab for Beginners Instructor: Riam Badriana Date: February 19, 2018; Room: IDEC 510 Topics: Introduction Course I  Basic Operation Course II  Plot Figure Course III  M-File Course IV  Big Data – Big Dimension Sample Output: Participants Activity Photos: ...

[해양파의 물리] 출판

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LULC workshop for urban climate modeling

Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) workshop will be held as follows. Date : 18th (Mon) ~ 22nd (Fri) December 2017 Venue: IDEC510 Instructor: Dr. Andhang (IDEC, HU) The contents : Day 1 – Obtaining satellite imagery (Landsat 8) and its...
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The 384th IDEC and the 122th Taoyaka Seminar

Dr. Patricio Wrinckler from  Universidad de Valparaíso in Chile “Facing the New Challenges of Coastal Engineering in Chile” ...

Chanthephar’s field survey in Vientiane, 2017

Visiting Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Laos Visiting CBS site at Thongkhankham Village, Vientiane Capital, Laos Enjoy traditional Lao food in Vientiane, Laos     ...

The 64th Coastal Engineering Conference of Japan Society of Civil Engineers

It was a wonderful experience that I joined as a participant in the Coastal Engineering Conference of Japan Society of Civil Engineers. This seminar helps me understand the latest research in the field of Coastal Engineering. Learning this field is...
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[Welcome] Six new members joined CHESS Lab!

Six new members from Indonesia, Philippines, Laos, Bangladesh, and South Africa joined our CHESS Lab. Hope them to have fruitful and memorable time in Hiroshima! ...

Field survey in UB city, Mongolia

Period: 22nd ~ 27th September 2017 Activity: Waste water treatment facility, Ger area environment (soil and surface water pollution) ...

[Invited lecture] PANORAMA ACTUAL DE LAS CIENCIAS ATMOSFÉRICAS, Ciclo de conferencias 2017

  Date and Time : August 15th, 2017 12:00 ~ 13:00 Title : “Impacts assessment of land use changes and global warming on urban heat islands in Hanoi, Vietnam“ Presenter : Associate Prof. Han Soo Lee (IDEC, Hiroshima University) Venue: Centro de...
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[Laboratory Visiting] Kyungwoon University, Korea

A group of visitors from the Department of Safety and Disaster Prevention, Kyungwoon University, Korea visited Hiroshima University Date: 31st July, 2017 Venue: IDEC#E201 Visitors: 9 members (Prof. Jinsang Hwang and 8 students) Discussion: Natural hazards and disaster mitigation researches in...
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[Workshop] LULC data creation with remote sensing dataset using GIS

1. Time table 14th Aug. : “Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) dataset creation with GIS using remote sensing data 1” Morning (09:00 ~ 12:00): Theoretical background 1 Afternoon (13:30 ~ 17:30): Practical applications 1 15th Aug. : “LULC dataset...
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[Conference] ISOPE2017

  Date: 25th June ~ 1st July, 2017 Venue: San Francisco, CA, U.S. Presentations: 1. “Sea-level records analysis with improved empirical mode decomposition (EMD) and artificial neural network (ANN)” 2. “Tsunami Run-up Modeling with Adaptive Mesh Refinement: Monai Valley Benchmark...
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[Visiting researchers] Researchers from Hanyang Univ. and GeoSR Coporation in Korea

Date: 12th ~ 24th June, 2017 Venue: IDEC#E002 Visitors: Mr. Gun Hyeong Kim (Hanyang Univ.) and Mr. Jong-Jib Park (GeoSR) Discussion: Modeling typhoon winds with WRF   ...

Invited seminar at KIOST, Korea

  Date and Time : June 02, 2017 10:00 ~ 12:00 Title : 한국 연안 풍파 모델링 (Wind waves modeling for Korean seas) Presenter : Associate Prof. Han Soo Lee (IDEC, Hiroshima University) Venue: Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), Ansan,...
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[Visiting researchers] Researchers from KIOST, Korea

  Date: 15th ~ 24th May, 2017 Venue: IDEC#E002 Visitors: Dr. Yeong-Ho Kim and Dr. Hyun Keun Jin (KIOST, Korea) Discussion: Development of atmosphere-ocean coupled general circulation model ...

[Intensive course] Numerical weather and climate prediction modeling with WRF

  Date: 9th ~ 11th May, 15th~18th May in 2017 Venue: IDEC Room No. 510 Lecturer: Dr. Han Soo LEE Context: 1. Basic of Linux, Linux shell programing 2. GMT practice 3. Nnumerical weather and climate modeling with WRF ...

Welcome party

Welcome party with new members in a beautiful day with Sakura. And the BeerLao and Kyoza! Thanks Chantherpar and Ariuntuya for nice drinks and Kyoza! ...

New members to CHESS Lab!

We have three members newly joined to our CHESS Lab from the 1st semester in 2017. Daeyong Shin (M1) Kenjo Nagahara (B4) Daiki Ono (B4) ...

[Meeting] A collaborative research with KIOST

  Date: 4th ~ 6th April, 2017 Venue: IDEC#414 Visitors: Dr. Weon Mu Jeong and Dr. Sang-Ho Oh (KIOST, Korea) Discussion: Offshore design waves ...

[Jonathan] Field survey for “A Multi-criteria approach for flood risk mapping: A case study of Davao Region in the Philippines”

Day 1: Date: February 27, 2017 Location: Mati City Office: City Planning and Development Office Officer In-charge: Engr. Ariel C. Mosquera – CPDO Head Data Gathered: CLUP, Disaster Plan (.doc file) Day 2: Date: February 28, 2017 Location: Davao Oriental...
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[Takaishi] Final presentation of undergraduate thesis

  Date : 16th Feb. 2017 Takaishi Kun finally finished the final presentation of undergraduate thesis!!! お疲れ様でした。最後の提出まで頑張ってください! ...

[Adi Prasetyo] Physical modeling of Tsunami inundation and run-up

  Date: 10:00 AM 18th(Sat) Feb Venue: IDEC#405 Presenter: Dr. Adi Prasetyo (DPRI, Kyoto University) Title: Physical modeling and numerical analysis of tsunami inundation in a city scale ...

Aerial view of the east coast of Korea

The East Coast of Korean Peninsula from the sky. The bottom part of the photo is just the north of the Yeong-il Bay in South Korea. ...

Invited lecture at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia

  Date and Time : January 27, 2017 08:00 ~ 09:00 Title : “Impacts of land use changes and global warming on urban heat islands (UHIs) in Hanoi, Vietnam“ Presenter : Associate Prof. Han Soo Lee (IDEC, Hiroshima University) Venue: SAPPD, Institut Teknologi Bandung...
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Invited lecture at KISTI, Korea

  Date and Time : December 02, 2016 10:30 ~ 12:00 Title : 1. Development of a seamless inundation model with adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) 2. HPC를 이용한 폭풍해일 예측방법의 전망 Presenter : Associate Prof. Han Soo Lee (IDEC, Hiroshima University) Venue: Korea...
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Field trip to Nukui Dam, the second largest concrete arch dam in Japan !

As part of a class activity, Energy Science and Technology, all members with other IDEC students visited the Nukui Dam in Hiroshima Prefecture. It is the second largest concrete arch dam in Japan.     ...

Ryuou Mount. Climbing !

Ryuou-zan climbing with CHESS Lab members. This activity will be a lab activity in the beginning of every semester. ...

The 337th IDEC seminar/The 81th Taoyaka seminar

  Date and Time : November 04, 2016 14:35 ~ 16:05 Title : “Beach Management and Background Erosion Control against Climate and Human-induced Changes” Presenter : Prof. Jung Lyul Lee (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea) Venue: IDEC201, IDEC,...
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CHESS Lab starts to play !

As of 5th October 2016, we have started our CHESS lab seminar for the second semester. Three new members joined from Philippines, Laos, and Mongolia. Hope everyone has fruitful and memorable times in Hiroshima and let’s make it. Takaishi Kun,...
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The 3rd UHI joint meeting

  Date and Time : July 11, 2016 Title : On the numerical experiments of global warming in Hanoi, Vietnam Presenter : Andhang, Dr. Kubota, Dr. Izuka, Dr. Han Soo Lee Venue: IDEC, Hiroshima University   ...

Invited lecture at University of Siegen, Germany

  Date and Time : July 6, 2016 08:30 ~ 10:00 Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee Title : “Impacts of tides on tsunami propagations due to potential Nankai Earthquake tsunami in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan“ Venue: Research Institute...
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Invited lecture at Inha University

  Date and Time : June 29, 2016 13:00 ~ 14:30 Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee Title : “Trend estimation of sea-level records using empirical mode decomposition and its variations“ Venue: College of Marine Science, Inha University, Korea ...

The 317th IDEC seminar/The 67th Taoyaka seminar

  Date and Time : May 18, 2016 16:20 ~ 17:50 Title : “A reconciled estimation of 20th centry global mean sea-level rise“ Presenter : Dr. Sönke Dangendorf (University of Siegen, Germany) Venue: IDEC204, IDEC, Hiroshima University ...

[Visiting researcher] Researchers from KIOST, Korea

    Date: 14th ~ 27th May, 2016 Venue: IDEC#416 Visitors: Dr. K.O. Kim and Dr. Y.H. Kim (KIOST, Korea) Discussion: Construction of atmosphere-ocean coupled model ...

[Visiting researcher] Dr. Sönke Dangendorf

    Date: 15th ~ 28th May, 2016 Venue: IDEC#416 Visitors: Dr. Sönke Dangendorf (FWU of the University of Siegen, Germany) Discussion: Sea-level records analysis for relative sea-level rise ...

[Meeting] A collaborative research with KIOST

  Date: 4th April, 2016 Venue: IDEC#414 Visitors: Dr. Sang-Ho Oh (KIOST, Korea) Discussion: Wintertime storm waves in the East Sea ...

The 4th SU Tenure-Track Symposium

  Date and Time : May 28, 2015 13:00 ~ 17:30 Presenter : 7 speakers (see the Program) Venue: 1F Theather room@Integrated Research building, Saitama University ...

The 2nd UHI joint meeting

  Date and Time : April 24, 2015 Title : On the numerical experiments of global warming in Hanoi, Vietnam Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee Venue: IDEC, Hiroshima University ...

The SU Tenure-Track Workshop

  Date and Time : April 17, 2015 Presenter : SU TT members Venue: 1F Theather room@Integrated Research building, Saitama University ...

The 1st Tenure-Track seminar (The 2nd seminar of International Institute of Resilient Society (IIRS))

  Date and Time : January 21, 2015 Title : “Coastal Engineering and Coastal Disaster in Korea“ Presenter : Prof. Emeritus Byung Ho Choi, Dr. Han Soo Lee Venue: 3F seminar room@IIRS, Saitama University ...

The 1st UHI joint meeting

  Date and Time : November 20, 2014 Title : Effects of global warming on future urban climate (Hanoi case) Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee Venue: Nagoya University ...

Invited lecturer at Environment Climate Workshop

  Date and Time : August 25 ~ 28, 2014 (Four-day workshop) Title : “Urban climate modeling with WRF“ Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee (Saitama University) Venue: Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwan, Korea ...

Invited speaker at a seminar on Urban climate and its modeling in Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

  Date and Time : June 18, 2014 15:30 ~ 17:00 (60 min presentation, 30 min discussion) Title : WRF and its applications Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee (Saitama University) Venue: Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwan, Korea ...

The 264th IDEC Asia Seminar

  Title : Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda: Storm surge, damages and modeling Date and Time : December 20, 2013 16:20 ~ 17:50 Presentations : 1) “Typhoon and Storm surge” by Prof. Yamashita (IDEC, HU) 2) “Typhoon Haiyan: Modeling with unstructured meshes” by...
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Invited speaker at the 10th Anniversary of the Marine & Coastal Engineering Faculty, Water Resource University (WRU), Hanoi, Vietnam

  Date and Time : November 19, 2013 14:40 ~ 15:00 (20 min presentation) Title : Regional Sea Level Rise Projection: The Seto Inland Sea Case in Japan Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee (IDEC, HU) Venue: WRU, Hanoi, Vietnam ...

Invited speaker at a seminar in Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST)

  Date and Time : February 7, 2013 13:30 ~ 15:00 (60 min presentation, 30 min discussion) Title : Integrated modelling of typhoon process using Regional Environmental Simulator and multi-decadal variations of typhoons in the western North Pacific Presenter :...
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Summary and Perspective of GELs EIA Education and Research

  Date and Time : December 7, 2012 10:30 ~ 16:30 Program : Link Coordinator : Prof. Takao Yamashita (IDEC, HU) Venue: 1F large conf. room, IDEC, HU ...

WRF training course

  Date and time : 18:00~19:30 on Mon (10th) ~ Thur (13th) December 2012 Title : Modeling atmosphere with WRF: Theory and Practice Instructor : Dr. Han Soo Lee (IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC510 * Open to GELs students in IDEC,...
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Invited speaker at a seminar in Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST; former KORDI)

  Date and Time : September 27, 2012 10:30 ~ 12:00 (60 min presentation, 30 min discussion) Title : Integrated modelling of dynamic meteorological and sea surface conditions during the passage of Typhoon Morakot Presenter : Dr. Han Soo Lee...
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GELs Education Program Summer Course 2012

  Date and Time : August 6(Mon) ~ 17(Fri) in 2012 Theme : “DEVELOPMENT WITHIN A LOW CARBON WORLD: Preparing Professionals for Deserter Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation” Title : Climate modelling (Augutst 8 (Wed)) Presenter : Dr. Han...
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The 239th IDEC Asia Seminar

  Date and Time : July 27, 2012 16:20 ~ 17:50 (60 min presentation, 30 min discussion) Title : Study on Intraseasonal Ocean Climate Variability Under SATREPS Program Over Indonesia Maritime Continent Presenter : Dr. Fadli Syamsudin (Directorate of Technology...
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Ding’s Ph.D Public hearing

  Date and Time : 16:20-17:50 on July 13(Fri) 2012 Thesis title : Numerical Analysis of Seawater Intrusion into Groundwater System -An application to Liaodong Bay coastal plain, China Presenter : Fei Ding (D3, IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC 405 (4F) ...

HHT study meeting

  Date and time : 16:00~18:00 on 7th May, 2012 Title : Practical learning of HHT (Hilbert-Huang Transform) Instructor : Dr. Lee (IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC510 * Joint study with Kawamura Lab ...

WRF training course

  Date and time : 10:00~12:00 on Thur. 11/24 and two more courses Title : Practical learning of WRF modelling Instructor : Dr. Hendri (IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC510 * Open to GELs students in IDEC, HU ...

The 220th IDEC Asia Seminar

  Date and Time : July 27, 2011 16:30 ~ 17:30 (40 min presentation, 20 min discussion) Title : Probabilistic design and risk based approach of coastal flood defenses in Vietnam Presenter : Dr. Cong Mai Van (Lecturer, Faculty of...
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Hendri’s Ph.D Public hearing

  Date and Time : 14:45-16:30 on July 12(Tue) 2011 Thesis title : Environmental Assessment Study on Tropical Forest Carbone Management and Long Water Wave Generation by Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled Model Presenter : Hendri (D3, IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC large conf....
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WRF training course

  Date and time : 10:30~12:00 on Wed. 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/29, 7/6 in 2011 Title : Practical learning of WRF modelling Instructor : Lee (IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC510 * Open to GELs students in IDEC, HU ...

Ding’s Ph.D progress report

  Date and time : 14:35~16:00 on May 30(Mon) 2011 Title : Numerical simulation of seawater intrusion into subsurface water system – A case study in the Liao Ning Province, China – Presenter : Fei DING (D2, IDEC, HU) Venue:...
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Global Natural Hazards map

  Data : Historical Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcanic eruption activities Duration : from 2150 B.C. to April 2011 (2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami included) Tool : GMT4.3.1 Size: high resolution enough for printing (168cm X 144cm) size Email me (Dr....
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Hendri’s Ph.D defense -Preliminary-

  Date and Time : 17:00-18:30 on May 24(Tue) 2011 Thesis title : Environmental Assessment Study on Tropical Forest Carbone Management and Long Water Wave Generation by Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled Model Presenter : Hendri (D3, IDEC, HU) Venue: IDEC Small conf....
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The 218th IDEC Asia Seminar

  Date and Time : May 10, 2011 14:00 ~ 15:30 (35 min presentation, 10 min discussion) Title 1: Integrated Flood Management In the Citarum River Basin Presenter 1: Mr. Adi Prasetyo (Research Center for Water Resources, Ministry of Public...
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The 217th IDEC Asia Seminar

  Date and Time : Apr. 14, 2011 14:00 – 15:00 (40min: presentation, 20 min: discussion) Title : Performance-Based Design of Caisson Breakwater Considering Climate Change Impacts Presenter : Prof. Kyung-Duck Suh (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seoul National...
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