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【Refereed Articles】
  • K. Nishimura, C. Yokoyama, Y. Ito, M. Nemoto, F. Naaim-Bouvet, H. Bellot and K. Fujita, Snow particle speeds in drifting snow, Journal of Geophysical Research, Atmos., Vol. 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD021686, 2014.
  • F. Naaim-Bouvet, H. Bellot, K. Nishimura, C. Genthon, C. Palerme, G. Guyomarch and V. Vionnet, Detection of snowfall occurrence during blowing snow events using photoelectric sensors, Cold Regions Science Technology, 106-107, 11-21, http://dx.doi.org/10.106/j.coldregions.2014.05.005, 2014.
  • J. T. M. Lenaerts, C. J. P. Smeets, K. Nishimura, M. Eijkelboom, W. Boot, M. R. van den Broeke, and W. J. van de Berg, Drifting snow measurements on the Greenland Ice Sheet and their application for model evaluation, The Cryosphere, 8, 801-814, doi:10.5194/tc-8-801-2014, 2014.
  • E. B. Pitman, A. K. Patra, D. Kumar, K. Nishimura and J. Komori, Two phase Simulation of Glacier Lake Outburst Flows, Journal of Computational Science , 4, 71-79, 2013.
  • K. Nishimura, H. Narita, and T. Ozeki, 3=d structure of snow with successive section planes, Seppyo, 75(6), 441-447, 2013 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura and T. Ishimaru, Development of an Automatic Blowing Snow Station, Cold Regions Science Technology, 82, 30-35, 2012.
  • C. J. Keylock, K. Nishimura, M. Nemoto and Y. Ito, The flow structure in the wake of a fractal fence and the absence of an “inertial regime”, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 12, 227-250, DOI 10.1007/s10652-011-9233-0, 2012.
  • C. J. Keylock, K. Nishimura, and J. Peinke, A classification scheme for turbulence based on the velocity-intermittency structure with an application to near-wall flow and with implication for bed load transport, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, F01037, doi:10.1029/2011JF002127, 2012.
  • K. Fujita, K. Nishimura, J. Komori, S. Iwata, J. Ukita, T. Tadono and T. Koike, Outline of Research Project on Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in the Bhutan Himalayas, Global Environmental Research, 16(1), 13-22, 2012.
  • E. Y. Podolskiy, B. E. K. Nygaard, K. Nishimura, L. Makkonon, E. P. Lozowski, Study of unusual atmospheric icing at Mount Zao, Japan, using the Weather Research and Forecasting model, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D12106, doi:10.1029/2011JD017042, 2012.
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  • F. Naaim-Bouvet, M. Naaim, H. Bellot, K. Nishimura, Wind and drifting-snow gust factor in an Alpine context, Annalas of Glaciology, 52(58), 223-230, 2011.
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  • J. Ukita, C. Narama, T. Tadano, T. Yamanokuchi, N. Tomiyama, S. Kawamoto, C. Abe, T. Uda, H. Yabuki, K. Fujita, K. Nishimura, Glacial lake inventory of Bhutan using ALOS data: Part 1. Methods and preliminary results, Annalas of Glaciology, 52(58), 65-71, 2011.
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  • Y. Takeuchi, H. Torita, K. Nishimura, H.Hirashima, Study of large-scale avalanche and the extent of damage to ceder forest in the Makunosawa valley, Myoko, Japan, Annalas of Glaciology, 52(58), 119-128, 2011.
  • E. A. Podolskiy, K. Nishimura, O. Abe, P. A. Chernous, Earthquake-induced snow avalanches: I. Historical case studies, Journal of Glaciology, 56(197), 431-446, 2010.
  • E. A. Podolskiy, K. Nishimura, O. Abe, P. A. Chernous, Earthquake-induced snow avalanches: II. Experimental study, Journal of Glaciology, 56(197), 447-458, 2010.
  • T. Kaihara, A. Hachikubo, T. Ozeki, K. Nishimura, Field observation of weal layers of depth hoar, graupel and rime-free crystals, Myoko, Japan, Seppyo, 72(2), 115-125, 2010 (Japanese with English summary).
  • Y. Takeuchi, H. Torita, K. Nishimura and others, Study of extent of damage to cedar forest by large-scale slab avalanche, and estimation of the avalanche velocity at Makunosawa, Seppyo, 73(2), 134-142, 2011 (Japanese with English summary).
  • A. Sakai, K. Nishimura, T. Kadota, and N. Takeuchi, Onset of calving at supraglacial lakes on debris-covered glaciers of the Nepal Himalaya.tunnel, J. Glaciology,, 55, No.193, 909-917, 2009.
  • N. Wever, M. Lehning, A. Clifton, J.-D. Ruedi, K. Nishimura, M. Nemoto, S. Yamaguchi, and A. Sato, Verification of moisture budgets during drifting snow conditions in a cold wind tunnel, Water Resour. Res.,, 45, W07423, doi:10.1029/2008WR007522, 2009.
  • Y. Takeuchi, H. Hirashima, K. Nishimura and others, The large-scale dry avalanche of February 2008 at Makunosawa Valley in Myoko, Japan, Seppyo, 71(3), 167-176, 2009 (Japanese with English summary).
  • K. Nishimura, Recent progress of blowing snow research in Antarctica, Seppyo, 71(2), 105-114, 2009 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura and T. Kameda, Blowing snow measurements at Mizuho Station and Dome Fuji Station, Antarctica, Antarctic Record, 204-215, 2008.
  • H. Hirashima, K. Nishimura, S. Yamaguchi, A. Sato, and M. Lehning, Avalanche forecasting in a heavy snowfall area using the snowpack model, Cold Regions Science Technology, 51, 191-203, 2008.
  • A. Sakai, M. Saito, K. Nishimura, T. Yamada, Y. Iizuka, K. Harada, S. Kobayashi, K. Fujita and C. B. Gurung, Topographical survey of end moraine and dead ice area at Imja Glacial lake in 2001 and 2002, Bulletin of Glacier Research, 24, 29-36, 2007.
  • K. Nishimura, H. Hirashima, S. Yamaguchi, K. Kosugi, A. Sato, K. Izumi, K. Suzuki, M. Hanaoka and M. Lehning, Development of snow avalanche forecasting system in Japan, Proceedings of the INTERPRAEVENT Int. Sympo. 2006 in Niigata, Japan, 267-274, 2006.
  • K. Nishimura, H. Hirashima, K. Kosugi, T. Sato, A. Sato and M. Lehning, Snow disaster forecasting system on roads, Proc. of the 13th Int. Road Weather Conf. (SIRWEC), 2006.
  • K. Nishimura and M. Nemoto, Blowing snow at Mizuho station, Antarctica, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Soc. of London, A, 363 1647-1662, 2005.
  • K. Nishimura, E. Baba, H. Hirashima, and M. Lehning, Application of Snowpack model to snow avalanche warning in Niseko, Japan, Cold Regions Science Technology, 43, 62-70, 2005.
  • M. Nemoto and K. Nishimura, Numerical simulation of drifting snow in turbulent boundary layer, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, 18206-18219, 2004.
  • M. Nemoto, K. Nishimura, S. Kobayashi and K. Izumi, Numerical study of time development and its relevance to spatial development in drifting snow, Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 38, 343-350, 2004.
  • H. Hirashima, K. Nishimura, E. Baba, A. Hachikubo and M. Lehning, SNOWPACK model calculations of snow in Hokkaido, Japan. Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 38, 123-129, 2004.
  • K. Nishimura, Avalanche dynamics observation site in Japan. Proceedings of Int. Seminar on Snow and Avalanches Test Sites, France, 2002, 111-120, 2004.
  • K. Nishimura, Blowing snow measurements in Antarctica. Proceedings of Int. Seminar on Snow and Avalanches Test Sites, France, 2002, 305-316, 2004.
  • N. Imanishi, K. Nishimura, T. Moriya and T. Yamada, Observations of sesimic signals induced by snow avalanches, Seppyo、66(1)、3-10、2004 (Japanese with English summary) (Japanese with English summary)
  • H. Torita, M. Nemoto, K. Nishimura and T. Sato, A comparison of field observation and windtunnel experiment on the snowbreak effect of forests, Seppyo、66(3)、377-378、2004
  • T. Ozeki, K. Kose, T. Haishi, S. Nakatsubo, K. Nishimura and A.Hachikubo, Three-dimensional MR microscopy of snowpack structures. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 37, 385-391, 2003.
  • T. Graf, T. Koike and K. Nishimura, Correcting solid precipitation measurements from gauge observations using passive microwave brightness temperature data, Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE, Vol. 48, 2003.
  • T. Ozeki, K. Kose, T. Haishi, S. Hashimoto, S. Nakatsubo, and K. Nishimura, Three-dimensional snow images by MR microscopy. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 21, 351-354, 2003.
  • T. Ozeki, K. Kose, T. Haishi, S. Nakatsubo, K. Nishimura and A.Hachikubo, Three-dimensional MR microscopy of snowpack structures. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 37, 385-391, 2003.
  • M. Nemoto and K. Nishimura, Recent studies on physical model of blowing snow and future research directions, Seppyo, 65(3)、249-260、2003 (Japanese).
  • T. Ogura, J. MaElwaine and K. Nishimura, Drag Forces and Ping-Pong Ball Avalanches, Seppyo, 65(2), 117-125, 2003 (Japanese with English summary).
  • Y. Ito, K. Nishimura, O. Abe, K. Kosugi and K. Izumi, Internal structure of airborne snow flow, Seppyo, 64(5), 523-532、2002 (Japanese with English summary).
  • Y. Fukushima, T. Kikuchi and K. Nishimura, Snow Entrainment Coefficient of Snowdrifts, Seppyo、64(5)、533-540、2002 (Japanese with English summary).
  • J. McElwaine and K. Nishimura, Ping-pong ball avalanche experiments, Sedimentology, Vol.31, 135-148, 2001.
  • J. McElwaine and K. Nishimura, Ping-pong ball avalanche experiments, Ann. Glaciology, Vol. 32, 241-250, 2001.
  • M. Nemoto and K. Nishimura, 19. Direct measurement of shear stress during snow saltation, Boundary Layer Meteorology, Vol. 100 (1), 149-170, 2001. 
  • K. Nishimura and J. C. R. Hunt, Saltation and incipient suspension above a flat particle bed below a turbulent boundary layer, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 417, 77-102, 2000.
  • K. Nishimura, Y. Nohguchi, Y. Ito and J. McElwaine, Size Segregation in the Granular Flow on Inclined Chute and Plane -Experiments and Numerical Simulation, Proceedings of the IUTAM symposium on Segregation in Granular Flows, New Jersey, 1999.
  • J. McElwaine and K. Nishimura, Ping-pong ball avalanche experiments, Sedimentology, Vol. 31, 135-148, 2001.
  • M. Nemoto and K. Nishimura, Direct measurement of shear stress during snow saltation, Boundary Layer Meteorology, Vol. 100(1), 149-170, 2001.
  • J. McElwaine, A. Hachikubo, M. Nemoto, Y. Kaihara, T. Yamada and K. Nishimura, Observations and simulations of the formation of the faceted snow crystals in the week-layer of the 1998 Niseko haru no Taki avalanche, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 31, 235-247, 2000.
  • A. Hachikubo, S. Hashimoto, M. Nakawo and K. Nishimura, Isotopic mass fraction of snow due to depth hoar formation, Polar Meteorology and Glaciology, 14, 1-7, 2000.
  • K. Nishimura, S. Keller, J. McElwaine and Y. Nohguchi, Ping-pong ball avalanche at a ski jump, Granular Matter, Vol. 1, No.2: 51-56, 1998.
  • K. Nishimura, K. Sugiura, M. Maeno and N. Maeno, Measurements and numerical simulations of snow particle saltation, Annals of Glaciology, 26, 184-190, 1998.
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  • S. Keller, Y. Ito and K. Nishimura, Measurements of the velocity distribution in ping-pong ball avalanches, Annals of Glaciology, 26, 259-264, 1998.
  • K. Nishimura, Snow avalanche dynamics: observations and experiments, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute Publication 203, Proceedings of 25 years of Snow Avalanche Research, Voss 12-16 May, 192-197, 1998.
  • K. Sugiura, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Measurements of snow mass flux and transport rate at different particle diameters in drifting snow, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 27, 83-89, 1998.
  • S. Yamaguchi, T. Shiraiwa, K. Nishimura, T. Matsumoto, S. Kohshima, Y. Muravyev, and R. Naruse, Distribution and short-term variations of flow velocities at Koryto Glacier in the Kronotsky Peninsula, Kamchatka, Russia, in 1997, Bulletin of Glacier Research, 16, 51-56, 1998.
  • K. Nishimura and Y. Ito, Velocity distribution in Snow Avalanches, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 102, No.B12, 27,297-27,303, 1997.
  • K. Nishimura and K. Izumi, Seismic Signals Induced by Snow Avalanche Flow , Natural Hazards, 15(1), 89-100,1997.
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  • M. Nakagawa, J. L. Moss, K. Nishimura and T. Ozeki, Stable configuration of binary mixtures in a horizontal rotating cylinder: Axial migration of granular particles, Proceedings of Powders and Grains 97, 495-497, 1997.
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  • K. Sugiura, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Velocity and angle distributions of drifting snow particles near the loose snow surface, Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Meteorol. Glaciol., 11, 108-116, 1997.
  • K. Nishimura, Y. Nohguchi, Y. ito, K. Kosugi and K. Izumi, Snow avalanche experiments at ski jump, Proc. International Conference of "Avalanches and Related Subjects, Kirovsk, Russia,1996", 49-59,1997.
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  • Y. Nohguchi and K. Nishimura, A head-tail structure of granular avalanches, Proc. International Conferenceof "Avalanches and Related Subjects, Kirovsk, Russia,1996", 39-44,1997.
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  • Y. Nohguchi, T. Kobayashi, K. Iwanami, K. Nishimura and A. Sato, Granulation of snow, Proc. 3rd International Conference of Snow Engineering, Sendai, Japan, 1996, 167-170,1997.
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  • K. Nishimura, Viscosity of fluidized snow. Cold Regions Sci. Tech., 24, 117-127, 1996.
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  • Y. Nohguchi, K. Nishimura, T. Kobayashi, K. Iwanami, K. Kawashima, Y. Yamada, H. Nakamura, K. Kosugi, O. Abe, A. Sato, Y. Endo, Y. Kominami and K. Izumi, Similarity of avalanche experiments by light particles, Proc. International Symposium INTERPRAEVENT, Vol.2, 147-156. 1996
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  • Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Kodama, K. Tsuboki, K. Nishimura and N. Ono, Structures of cold air during the development of a broad band cloud and a meso-b-scale vortex, J. of Metor. Soc. Japan, Vol.74, No.3, 281-297, 1996.
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  • P. Schlyter, N. Maeno, K. Nishimura, and K. Kosugi., Wind Abration of Rock -Laboratory Experiments with Quarts and Snow Particles, Earth Surface Process and Landforms, 1996.
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  • Y. Nohguchi, K. Nishimura, T. Kobayashi, K. Iwanami, K. Kawashima, Y. Yamada, H. Nakamura, K. Kosugi, O. Abe, A. sato, Y. Endo, K. Kominami and K. Izumi, Similarity on Head-tail Formation at the Edge of the Granular avalanches, Proc. of XIX International congress of theoretical and applied mechanics, 57, 1996.
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  • K. Kosugi, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, A wind-tunnel experiment on the formationof snow ripples, Seppyo, Vol. 54(1), 27-34, 1995 (Japanese with English summary).
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  • N. Maeno, K. Nishimura, K. Sugiura and K. Kosugi, Grain size dependence of eolian saltation lengths during snow drifting, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol.22, No.15,2009-2012, 1995.
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  • K. Nishimura, F. Sandersen, K. Kristensen and K. Lied, Measurements of Powder Snow Avalanches. -Nature-., Surveys in Geophysics, Vol.16, 649-660, 1995.
  • N. Maeno, L. Makkonen, K. Nishimura, K. Kosugi and T. Takahashi, Growth rates of Icicles. Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 40, 319-326, 1994.
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  • K. Nishimura, M. Nakagawa and K. Kosugi, Experiments on ice-sphere flows along an inclined chute.Mechanics of Materials, 16, 205-209, 1993.
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  • K. Nishimura, N. Maeno, K. Lied and H. Norem, Observations of the dynamic structure of snow avalanches.Annals of Glaciology, 18, 313-316, 1993.
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  • K. Nishimura, K. Izumi, K. Kawada and N. Maeno, Structures of snow cloud in dry-snow avalanches.Annals of Glaciology, 18, 173-178, 1993.
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  • K. Kosugi, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Snow ripples and their contribution to the mass transport in drifting snow. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol.59, 59-66, 1992.
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  • K. Nishimura, M. Nakagawa and K. Kosugi, Experiments on ice-sphere flows along an inclined chute.Advances in Micromechanics of Grnular Materials, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., 123-129, 1992.
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  • K. Nishimura, N. Maeno and M. Nakagawa, Chute flow experiments of ice spheres.Proceedings of Japan-U.S. Workshop of Snow Avalanche, Landslide, Debris Flow -Prediction and Control, 191-196, 1991.
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  • K. Nishimura, Investigations of Powder Snow Avalanches, Seppyo,Vol. 52, 2, 113-116, 1990 (Japanese).
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  • K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Contribution of viscous forces to avalanche dynamics, Annals of Glaciology, Vol.13, 202-206, 1989.
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  • K. Nishimura, H. Narita, N. Maeno, and K. Kawada, The internal structure of powder-snow avalanches.Annals of Glaciology, Vol.13, 207-210, 1989.
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  • K. Kawada, K. Nishimura, and N. Maeno, Experimental studies on a powder-snow avalanche, Annals of Glaciology, Vol.13, 129-134, 1989.
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  • N. Maeno, H. Narita, K. Nishimura, and R. Naruse, New classification of snow and ice on roads, Proc. 9th Intl. Symp. on Ice, Intl. Assoc. for Hydraulic Res.1, 304-312, 1988.
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  • K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Experiments on snow-avalanche dynamics. Avalanche Formation, Movement and Effects (Proceeding of the Davos Symposium, September 1986), IAHS Publ. no.162, 395-404, 1987.
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  • N. Maeno, R. Naruse, and K. Nishimura, Physical characteristics of snow-avalanche debris. Avalanche Formation, Movement and Effects (Proceeding of the Davos Symposium, September 1986), IAHS Publ. no.162, 421-427, 1987.
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  • K. Nishimura, R. Naruse and N. Maeno, Impact Force Measurements with a Small Snow-avalanche System, Shizensaigaikagaku, Vol. 6, 2, 30-36, 1987 (Japanese with English Abstract).
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  • N. Maeno, R. Naruse, K. Nishimura, I. Takei, T. Ebinuma, S. Kobayashi, H. Nishimura, Y. Kaneda, and T. Ishida, Wind-tunnel experiments on blowing snow,Annals of Glaciology, 6, 63-67, 1985.
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  • H. Nishimura, S. Suizu, and K. Nishimura, Ablation and heat balance of Biafo Glacier in Karakorum, Seppyo, Vol. 45, 3, 125-132, 1983.
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  • K. Nishimura, H. Nishimura, and S. Suizu, Glaciol-meteorological observations of Biafo Glacier, Karakorum in 1977. Seppyo, Vol. 45, 3, 125-132, 1983.
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  • N. Maeno, K. Nishimura, and Y. Kaneda, Viscosity and heat transfer in fluidized snow, Journal of Glaciology,Vol.26, No.94, 263-274, 1980.
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  • N. Maeno, K. Araoka, K. Nishimura, and Y. Kaneda, Physical Aspects of the Wind-Snow Interaction in Blowing Snow, J. of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series 7(Geophysics),, Vol.6, No1, 127-141, 1979.
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  • N. Maeno and K. Nishimura, Fluidization of snow, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol.1, 109-120, 1979.
【Nonrefereed Articles】
  • K. Nishimura, Measurement of Blowing Snow, Journal of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics,Vol. 28、 455-460、2009.
  • T. Suzuki, M. Nemoto, K. Kosugi, S. Mochizuki, T. Sato, and K. Nishimura, Developing processes of snow mass flux and diameter distributions in drifting snow, Proceedings of 2008 Cold Region Technology Conference,24, 72-77, 2008.
  • M. Nemoto, T. Sato and K. Nishimura, Grain size dependence of vertical mass flux and the motion of snow grains in blowing snow, Proceedings of 2007 Cold Region Technology Conference,23, 93-96, 2007.
  • T. Suzuki and K. Nishimura, Wind velocity distribution around the seashore windbreak, Proceedings of 2007 Cold Region Technology Conference,23, 97-101, 2007.
  • K. Nishimura, Y. Ito, M. Otsuki, and Y. Saito, Development of Snow Avalanche Danger Index V, Proceedings of 2007 Cold Region Technology Conference,23, 443-446, 2007.
  • K. Nishimura, H. Hirashima, M. Lehning, K. Ishimoto and H. Kawami, Development of Snow Avalanche Danger Index U, Proceedings of 2006 Cold Region Technology Conference,22, 31-35, 2006.
  • H. Hirashima, K. Nishimura, S. Yamaguchi, A. Sato and M. Lehning, Evaluation of snow stability index in a snow cover model for avalanche accidents, Proceedings of 2006 Cold Region Technology Conference,22, 26-30, 2006.
  • M. Nemoto, T. Sato and K. Nishimura, Numerical studies on the relation between concentration profile and grain fall speed of suspended snow,Proceedings of 2006 Cold Region Technology Conference,22, 72-75, 2006.
  • T. Ohiro, T. Torita, T. Tsutsumi, T. Sato, K. Nishimura, M. Nemoto and Y. Shirahama, Relationship between mass flux or velocity distribution and snowdrift characteristics at downstream region of snow fences, Proceedings of 2006 Cold Region Technology Conference,22, 175-178, 2006.
  • K. Nishimura, H. Hirashima, M. Lehning, K. Ishimoto and H. Kawami, Development of Snow Avalanche Danger Index, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 244-248, 2005 (Japanese).
  • Y. Ito and K. Nishimura, Pressure Probe Measurements of Snow Cloud in Snow Avalanches, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 261-268, 2005 (Japanese).
  • H. Hirashima, S. Yamaguchi, K. Nishimura, K. Iwamoto, S. Nakai and A. Sato, Snow disasters after Chuetsu earthquake in terms of circulation diagram of snow cover, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 302-307, 2005 (Japanese).
  • H. Hirashima, K. Nishimura, S. Yamaguchi and A. Sato, Full depth avalanches on landslide slopes triggered by Chuetsu earthquake, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 308-312, 2005 (Japanese).
  • S. Nakai, S. Yamaguchi, K. Nishimura, A. Sato, K. Iwamoto and H. Hirashima, Heavy snowfall in Chuetsu arae in January and February 2005, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 276-283, 2005 (Japanese).
  • T. Ohiro, H. Torita, T. Tsutsumi, T. Sato, K. Nishimura, M. Nemoto and Y. Shirahama, Study on characteristics of Wooden Fences by the wind tunnel, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 106-111, 2005 (Japanese).
  • Y. Kawashima, K. Nishimura, T. Sato, K. Kosugi, H. Hirashima, A. Sato and N. Imanishi, Investigation for Meteorology on Roads and Surface-condition of Roads by Meteorological Observationb Vehicle in Niigata and Yamagata Prefectures, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference,21, 746-751, 2005 (Japanese).
  • N. Hosotani, Y. Kaneda, Y. Shintani, Y. Nagata, N. Ishikawa and K. Nishimura, Laboratory experiment on extremely slippery sidewalks covered with ice and snow in winter, Proceedings of 2005 Cold Region Technology Conference, 21, 710-715, 2005 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura, M. Ishizaka, M. Shimizu, T. Kobayashi, S. Nakai, T. Sato, O. Abe, K. Kosugi, S. Yamaguchi, K. Iwamoto and A. Sato, Development of a snow disaster forecasting system, ISCORD 2004, 2004.
  • K. Nishimura, H. Hirashima, K. Kosugi, T. Kobayashi, T. Sato and A. Sato, Forecasting of Snow and Ice on Roads, Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference, 20, 122-127, 2004 (Japanese).
  • H. Hirashima, K. Nishimura, A. Sato, E. Matsumura and M. Lehning, Snow avalanche forecasting II -Modeling of avalanche danger considering snow drift distribution-, Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference, 20, 274-277, 2004 (Japanese).
  • M. Nemoto, T. Sato, K. Nishimura and A. Sato, Modification of the wind structure during blowing snow -Parameterizations of the wind modification-, Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference, 20, 305-309, 2004 (Japanese).
  • K. Kosugi, T. Sato, K. Nishimura, T. Kobayashi, H. Hirashima and A. Sato, Telations between road snow and meteorological conditions on Route 112, Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference, 20, 639-643, 2004 (Japanese).
  • S. Tanabe, Y. Kaneda, K. Nishimura and T. Yamada, Snow and ice disasters reported in newspapers -1. Snow Avalanches-, Proceedings of 2003 Cold Region Technology Conference,19, 728-733, 2003 (Japanese).
  • Y. Kaneda, S. Tanabe, H. Nikaido, K. Nishimura and N. Ishikawa, Snow and ice disasters reported in newspapers -2. Drifting and blowing snow-, Proceedings of 2003 Cold Region Technology Conference,19, 751-756, 2003 (Japanese).
  • A. Sato, M. Ishizaka, M. Shimizu, T. Kobayashi, Y. Nohguchi, K. Nishimura, S. Nakai, S. Yamaguchi, K. Iwamoto, T. Sato, O. Abe, K. Kosugi and S. Mochizuki, Forecasting system of snow and ice disaster, Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference,19, 786-789, 2003 (Japanese).
  • K. Taniguchi, S. Sayama, S. Kuwata and K. Nishimura, The heat balance of road surface and road heating throughout a year in Sapporo, Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference, 19, 562-566, 2003 (Japanese).
  • k. Nishimura, E. Baba and H. Hirashima, Snow avalanche forecasting.Proceedings of 2004 Cold Region Technology Conference, 19, 264-269, 2003 (Japanese).
  • H. Motoyama, K. Nishimura, S. Kubo, T. Aoki, M. Wada, K. Yamaguchi, and Y. Kato, Glaciological data Collected by the 41st and 42nd Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition during 2000-2002. Jare Data Reports, 268, 1-58, 2002.
  • T. Ozeki, K. Kose, T. Haishi, S. Hashimoto, S. Nakatsubo, and K. Nishimura, Three-dimensional MRI Microscopy of Snowpack structures. Proceedings of International Snow Science Workshop 2002, 2003.
  • T. Ozeki, A. Hachikubo, K. Kose, T. Haishi, S. Hashimoto, S. Nakatsubo and K. Nishimura, Visualization of Depth-hoar Layers using NMR Micro-imaging, Proceedings of International Snow Science Workshop 2001, 17,104-109, 2001.
  • T. Ozeki, A. Hachikubo, K. Kose, K. Nishimura, NMR Imaging of Snow. Proceedings of International Snow Science Workshop 2000, 402-406, 2001.
  • T. Ozeki, A. Hachikubo, K. Kose, S. Nakatsubo, K. Nishimura, NMR Imaging of Snowpack Structures. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy, 38, 2001.
  • A. Hachikubo, J. McElwaine, M. Nemoto, T. Kaihara, T. Yamada, and K. Nishimura, A study of an avalanche at the ski resort Niseko, Japan. Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop 1998, Sunriver, Oregon, 291-293, 1998.
  • Y. Ito, K. Nishimura, S. Keller, J. McElwaine, Y. Nohguchi and K. Izumi, Experiments and numerical simulation of ping-pong ball avalanches. Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop 1998, Sunriver, Oregon, 537-543, 1998.
  • K. Kosugi, O. Abe, A. Sato, Y. Nohguchi, K. Nishimura, Y. Ito, M. Nemoto and K. Izumi, Basal stress measurements of artificial avalanches. Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop 1998, Sunriver, Oregon, 260-264, 1998.
  • K. Nishimura, Y. Nohguchi, Y. ito, K. Kosugi and K. Izumi, Snow Avalanche Experiments at Ski Jump. International Snow Science Workshop, ISSW '96, 244-251, 1997.
  • Y. Nohguchi and K. Nishimura, Head Formation in Light Granular Avalanches. International Snow Science Workshop, ISSW '96, 252-256, 1997.
  • T. Kobayashi, Y. Nohguchi, K. Kawashima, Y. Ishii and Y. Ito, Granulation of snow using a mixer, Proceedings of Cold Region Technology Conference'96, 208-211, 1996 (Japanese).
  • K. Kosugi, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Studies on the Dynamics of Saltation in Drifting Snow. Report of the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, No.54, 111-154, 1995.
  • K. Kosugi, A. Sato, O. Abe, Y. Nohguchi, Y. Yamada, K. Nishimura and K. Izumi, Table tennis ball avalanche experiments. ISSW '94 Proceedings, 636-642, 1994.
  • F. Sandersen, K. Nishimura, S. Bakkehoi and K. Kristenesen, Activities of the Japanese-Norwegian Collaboration on Snow Avalanche Research during the winters 1990/1991 and 1991/1992. NGI-reports 581200-29, p.10, 1993.
  • H. Norem, K. Nishimura, and N. Maeno, Comparing model and full-scale experiments on snow avalanche dynamics. NGI-reports 581200-29, p.9, 1992.
  • E. Akitaya, T. Fukuzawa and K. Nishimura, Report on a Disaster of the Kariba Bridge Swept away, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 50, 77-81, 1991 (Japanese with English summary).
  • H. Norem, K. Nishimura and S. Bakkehoi, Activities of the Japanese-Norwegian Collaboration on Snow Avalanche Research, March, 1991. NGI-reports 581200-23, p.9, 1991.
  • K. Nishimura, Studies on the dynamics of fluidized snow. Contributions from the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Series A-37 p.55, 1990
  • K. Nishimura and H. Iida, Meteorological conditions at Shiaidani-valley, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 24-28, 1989 (Japanese).
  • K. Kawada and K. Nishimura, Avalanche velocity, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 35-36, 1989 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura and K. Kawada, Impact pressure of avalanches, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 37-40, 1989 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura, Avalanche wind, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 41-44, 1989 (Japanese).
  • H. Narita, K. Izumi and K. Nishimura, Stuructures of avalanche debris, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 45-49, 1989 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Numerical simulation of avalanche dynamics, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 56-60, 1989 (Japanese).
  • H. Narita, K. nishimura and S. Nakatsubo, Internal structure of avalanches and capture of snow particles, KUROBE HOU AVALANCHE, Studies of Powder-snow avalanches in Kurobe Canyon, Contributions to Mountain Sciences, No.2, 45-49, 1989 (Japanese).
  • K. Nishimura, N. Maeno and K. Kawada, Internal structures of Large-Scale avalanches revealed by a Frequency Analysisi of Impact Forces, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 46, 91-98, 1987 (Japanese with English summary).
  • N. Maeno and K. Nishimura, Numerical Computation of Snow Avalanche Motion in a Three-Dimensional Topography, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 46, 99-110, 1987 (Japanese with English summary).
  • K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Discriminant Function analysis Applied for Determining an Initiation Condition of Drifting Snow, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 46, 111-117, 1987 (Japanese with English summary).
  • K. Nishimura, R. Naruse and N. Maeno, Impact-force Measurements with a Small Snow-Avalanche System, Proceedings of Cold Region Technology Conference'86, 272-277, 1986 (Japanese).
  • N. Maeno, R. Naruse, K. Nishimura, I. Takei, T. Ebinuma, S. Murakami, S. Kobayashi, A. Sato and H. Nishimura, Studies on Mixed-phase Snow Flows. I. Definition and Classification of Mixed-phase Snow Flows. Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 44, 131-137, 1985 (Japanese with English summary).
  • K. Nishimura, T. Ebinuma, S. Kobayashi, A. Sato, R. Naruse and N. Maeno, Studies on Mixed-phase Snow Flows. II. Experimental Apparatuses and Flow Structures, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 44, 138-155, 1985 (Japanese with English summary).
  • T. Ebinuma, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Studies on Mixed-phase Snow Flows. III. Interactions between Snow Particles and Air Flows, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 44, 157-164, 1985 (Japanese with English summary).
  • R. Naruse, K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Studies on Mixed-phase Snow Flows. IV. Stop and Accumulation Processes. Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 44, 165-176, 1985 (Japanese with English summary).
  • N. Maeno and K. Nishimura, Studies of Fluidized Snow. I. Formation of Fluidized Snow and Its General Properties, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 36, 77-92, 1978 (Japanese with English summary).
  • K. Nishimura and N. Maeno, Studies of Fluidized Snow. II. Viscosity and Heat Transfer Coefficients of Fluidized Snow, Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 36, 93-102, 1978 (Japanese with English summary).
  • R. Naruse, S. Takahashi, T. Uematsu, K. Nishimura, S. Suizu, T. Okano, H. nishimura and T. Kikuchi, Glaciological Studies of a Snowpatch in Mt. Uenshiridake, Hokkaido (1976), Low Temperature Science, Ser. A, 34, 147-162, 1976 (Japanese with English summary).
【Books, magazine and others】 【Invited presentations】
  • "Snow in motion -snow avalanche & blowing snow", Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge Univ., Satellite meeting of Geophysical granular & particle-laden flows, Oct. 2003.
  • "Measurement and modeling of the transport of snow, sand, ice and dust particles over complex terrain", IUGG'99, Birmingham, Symposium J17-IUGG99 -Dynamics of Rotating and Stratified Fluids-
  • "Avalanche Dynamics." Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Seminars, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U. K., 12th March 1993.
  • "Internal structure and flow behaviour of snow avalanches." Civil Engineering Research Group Colloquia, University of Oxford, Oxford, U. K., 17th June 1994.
  • "Chute flow experiments of ice-spheres" Mechanics Colloquia, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge, U. K., 3rd February 1994.
  • "Saltation of Snow", Laboratoire de Mecanique des Fluides et Acoustique,Ecole Centrale de Lyon,France,6th June 1997.


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