Dr. Liu Chunlei

    Personal information

    Full name: Liu Chunlei

    Title: Professor

    Nationality: UK

    Major (Laboratory name): Atmospheric Physics (South China Sea Institute of Marine Meteorology)

    E-mail: liuclei@gdou.edu.cn

    ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6663-452X


    PhD in atmospheric physics, Department of Physics, University of Manchester, UK (1991).

    Msc in Atmospheric Chemistry, State Meteorological Bureau of China.

    Bsc in Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China (1985).


    1. Event committee member of “The 5th International Electronic Conference on Atmospheric Sciences” and the keynote speaker (https://sciforum.net/event/ecas2022)

    2. Session chair (OS1) of the “SPARC General Assembly taken place 24-28 October 2022 in Boulder/Reading/Quingdao (https://www.sparc-climate.org/2022/02/)


    2020: National Natural Science Foundation of China (42075036)

    2021: Fujian Key Laboratory of Severe Weather (2021KFKT02)

    2022: National Natural Science Foundation of China (42275017)

    Recent Publications:

    1. Liu C, Yang Y, Liao X, Cao N, Liu J, Ou N, Allan RP, Jin L, Chen N, Zheng R (2022) Discrepancies in simulated ocean net surface heat fluxes over the North Atlantic. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 39, http://www.iapjournals.ac.cn/aas/en/article/doi/10.1007/s00376-022-1360-7.

    2. Liu C, Chen N, Long J, Cao N, Liao X, Yang Y, Ou N, Jin L, Zheng R, Yang K, Su Q (2022) Review of the observed energy flow in the Earth system. Atmosphere, 3.

    3. Yang Y, Liu C , Ou N, Liao X, Cao N, Chen N, Jin L, Zheng R, Yang K, Su Q (2022) Moisture transport and contribution to the continental precipitation. Atmosphere, 13, 1694, https://doi.org/10.3390/ atmos13101694.

    4. Andrews T, Bodas-Salcedo A, Gregory JM, Dong Y, Armour KC, Paynter D, Lin P, Modak A, Mauritsen T, Cole JNS, Medeiros B, Benedict JJ, Douville H, Roehrig R, Koshiro T, Kawai H, Ogura T, Dufresne JL, Allan RP, Liu C (2022) On the effect of historical SST patterns on radiative feedback. Journal of Geophysical Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10510623.1

    5. Zhang S, Zheng Y, Liu C, Huang Z, Weng H, Xu J, Tu S (2022) Climatology of Different Classifications of Tropical Cyclones Landfalling in Guangdong Province of China during 1951–2020. Atmosphere, 13, 1306, https:// doi.org/10.3390/atmos13081306

    6. Mayer J, Mayer M, Haimberger L, Liu C (2022) Comparison of Surface Energy Fluxes from Global to Local Scale. J. Climate, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0598.1.

    7. Zhang S, Fu G, Zhang Y, Xu J, Xue Y, Tang R, Gao X, Liu C, Long J (2022) Statistical Characteristics and Composite Environmental Conditions of Explosive Cyclones over the Japan Sea and Kuroshio/Kuroshio Extension. Atmosphere.; 13, 17, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos13010017

    8. Zhang S, Liu C, Xu J, Zhang S, Tang R, Huang Z, Zheng Y, Guan Z, Mao H, Xue Y (2021) Physical Process Contributions to the Development of a Super Explosive Cyclone Over the Gulf Stream. Front. Earth Sci., 9:722555. doi:10.3389/feart.2021.722555

    9. Long J, Liu C, Liu Z, Xu J (2021) Impact of the Anomalous Latent Heat Flux Over the Kuroshio Extension on Western North American Rainfall in Spring: Interannual Variation and Mechanism. Front. Earth Sci. 8:609619. doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.609619

    10. Chen S, Xu F, Zhang Y, Ye G, Xu J, Liu C (2021) Sensitivity of Typhoon Lingling (2019) simulations to horizontal mixing length and planetary boundary layer parameterizations. Front. Earth Sci. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11707-021-0890-0

    11. Liang M, Xu J, Chan JCL, Liu C, Xu H (2021) How Does the Onset Time of El Niño Events Affect Tropical Cyclone Genesis and Intensity over the Western North Pacific? Int J Climatol https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.7227

    12. Luo X, Xu J, LIU C, Zhang Y, Li K, Wu L (2021) Characteristics of Atmospheric Heat Sources in the Tibetan Plateau-Tropical Indian Ocean Region [J]. Journal of Tropical Meteorology, 2021, 27(1):70-80, https://doi.org/10.46267/j.1006-8775.2021.007

    13. Liu C, Allan RP, Mayer M, Hyder P, Desbruy D, Cheng L, Xu J, Xu F, Zhang Y (2020), Variability in the global energy budget and transports 1985-2017. Climate Dynamics, 55:3381–3396, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-020-05451-8

    14. Liu C, X Liao, J Qiu, Y Yang, X Feng, RP Allan, N Cao, J Long & J Xu (2020), Observed variability of intertropical convergence zone over 1998-2018 Environ. Res. Lett., 15, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aba033

    15. Allan R, Liu C (2018) Overview of climate models and tropical extremes. In: Vuruputur, V., Sukhatme, J., Murtugudde, R. and Roca, R. (eds.) Tropical Extremes: Natural Variability and Trends. Elsevier, pp. 139-164. ISBN 9780128092484

    16. Hyder, P., Edwards, J. M., Allan, R. P., Hewitt, H. T., Bracegirdle, T. J., Gregory, J. M., Wood, R. A., Meijers, A. J. S., Mulcahy, J., Field, P., Furtado, K., Bodas-Salcedo, A., Williams, K. D., Copsey, D., Josey, S. A., Liu, C., Roberts, C. D., Sanchez, C., Ridley, J., Thorpe, L., Hardiman, S. C., Mayer, M., Berry, D. I. and Belcher, S. E. (2018) Critical Southern Ocean climate model biases traced to atmospheric model cloud errors. Nature Communications, 9. 3625. ISSN 2041-1723 doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05634-2

    17. Feng, X., Haines, K., Liu, C., de Boiss?son, E. and Polo, I. (2018) Improved SST-precipitation intra-seasonal relationships in the ECMWF coupled climate reanalysis. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL077138

    18. Liu, C. and Allan, R. P. (2018) Unrealistic increases in wind speed explain reduced eastern Pacific heat flux in reanalyses. Journal of Climate. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0642.1

    19. Liu, C., Allan, R. P., Mayer, M., Hyder, P., Loeb, N. G., Roberts, C. D., Valdivieso, M., Edwards, J. M. and Vidale, P. L. (2017) Evaluation of satellite and reanalysis-based global net surface energy flux and uncertainty estimates. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122 (12). pp. 6250-6272. ISSN 2169-8996 doi: 10.1002/2017JD026616

    20. Roberts , C. D., Palmer, M. D., Allan, R. P., Desbruyeres, D. G., Hyder, P., Liu, C. and Smith, D. (2016) Surface flux and ocean heat transport convergence contributions to seasonal and interannual variations of ocean heat content. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. ISSN 2169-9291 doi: 10.1002/2016JC012278

    21. Liu, C., Allan, R. P., Berrisford, P., Mayer, M. , Hyder , P. , Loeb, N. , Smith, D. , Vidale, P.-L. and Edwards, J. M. (2015) Combining satellite observations and reanalysis energy transports to estimate global net surface energy fluxes 1985-2012. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120 (18). pp. 9374-9389. ISSN 2169-8996 doi: 10.1002/2015JD023264

    22. Smith, D. M. , Allan, R., Coward, A. C. , Eade, R., Hyder, P., Liu, C., Loeb, N. G., Palmer, M. D., Roberts, C. D. and Scaife, A. A. (2015) Earth's energy imbalance since 1960 in observations and CMIP5 models. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (4). pp. 1205-1213. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1002/2014GL062669

    23. Allan, R. P., Liu, C., Loeb, N. G., Palmer, M. D., Roberts, M., Smith, D. and Vidale, P.-L. (2014) Changes in global net radiative imbalance 1985-2012. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (15). pp. 5588-5597. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1002/2014GL060962

    24. Allan, R. P., Liu, C., Zahn, M., Lavers, D. A., Koukouvagias, E. and Bodas-Salcedo, A. (2014) Physically consistent responses of the global atmospheric hydrological cycle in models and observations. Surveys in Geophysics, 35 (3). pp. 533-552. ISSN 1573-0956 doi: 10.1007/s10712-012-9213-z

    25. Skliris, N. , Marsh, R. , Josey, S. A., Good, S. A., Liu, C. and Allan, R. P. (2014) Salinity changes in the world ocean since 1950 in relation to changing surface freshwater fluxes. Climate Dynamics, 43 (3-4). pp. 709-736. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2131-7

    26. Liu, C., Allan, R. P., Brooks, M. and Milton, S. (2014) Comparing tropical precipitation simulated by the Met Office NWP and climate models with satellite observations. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 53 (1). pp. 200-214. ISSN 1558-8432 doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-13-082.1

    27. Hegerl, G. C., Black, E., Allan, R. P., Ingram, W. J., Polson, D., Trenberth, K. E., Chadwick, R. S., Arkin, P. A., Sarojini, B. B. , Becker, A., Dai, A., Durack, P. J., Easterling, D., Fowler, H. J., Kendon, E. J., Huffman, G. J., Liu, C., Marsh, R., New, M., Osborn, T. J., Skliris, N. , Stott, P. A., Vidale, P.-L., Wijffels, S. E., Wilcox, L. J., Willett, K. M. and Zhang, X. (2014) Challenges in quantifying changes in the global water cycle. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00212.1

    28. Liu, C. and Allan, R. P. (2013) Observed and simulated precipitation responses in wet and dry regions 1850-2100. Environmental Research Letters, 8 (3). 034002. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034002

    29. Liu, C., Allan, R. P. and Huffman, G. J. (2012) Co-variation of temperature and precipitation in CMIP5 models and satellite observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 39. L13803. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2012GL052093

    30. Liu, C. and Allan, R. (2012) Multi-satellite observed responses of precipitation and its extremes to interannual climate variability. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117. D03101. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2011JD016568

    31. Liu, C., Haines, K., Iwi, A. and Smith, D. (2012) Comparing the UK Met Office climate prediction system DePreSys with idealized predictability in the HadCM3 model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 138 (662). pp. 81-90. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.904



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