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Masanori Saito
Masanori Saito
Phone:
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Email:
masa.saito@tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 904B
Address:

Texas A&M University, Eller O&M Building

Room 904B MS 3150

College Station, TX 77843


Degrees:

D.Sc. (Equivalent to Ph.D.), Tohoku University, Japan, 2017

M.S. in Geophysics, Tohoku University, Japan, 2014

B.S. in Geophysics, Tohoku University, Japan, 2012

Awards:

Tohoku University Presidential Award, Tohoku University, Japan (Mar. 2017)

Best Student Poster Award, G-COE Symposium 2012, Japan (Sept. 2012)

Courses:

Geophysical Experiment Training, Teaching Assistant, Tohoku University, Japan, spring 2012


Masanori Saito

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Interests

  • Remote sensing of clouds and aerosols
  • Radiative transfer in the atmosphere
  • Atmospheric optics simulations

Selected Publications

  • Saito, M., H. Iwabuchi, P. Yang, G. Tang, M. D. King, and M. Sekiguchi, Ice particle morphology and microphysical properties of cirrus clouds inferred from combined CALIOP--IIR measurements,  Geophys. Res. Atmos.,122 (8),4440–4462, doi:10.1002/2016JD026080, 2017. [URL]
  • Saito, M., and H. Iwabuchi, Cloud discrimination from sky images using a clear sky index,  Atmos. Ocean. Technol.33,1583-1595, 2016. [URL]
  • Saito, M., H. Iwabuchi, and I. Murata, Estimation of spectral distribution of sky radiance using a commercial digital camera,  Opt.55(2),425-434, 2016. [URL]
  • Saito, M., and H. Iwabuchi, A new method of measuring aerosol optical properties from digital twilight photographs,  Meas. Tech.8,4295-4311, 2015.  [URL]
  • Saito, M., H. Iwabuchi, and T. Hayasaka, Physical explanation of tropospheric aerosol effect on twilight sky color based on photographic observations and radiative transfer simulations, SOLA9,015-018, 2013.  [URL]
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