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Dr. Yingying Chen

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CHEN, Yingying

Associate Professor

Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Building 3, Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Rd., Chaoyang District
Beijing 100101, P.R. China

Tel: (86) 10-84097114
Fax: (86) 10-84097079
Email: chenyy@itpcas.ac.cn



Education and Appointment

Dr. Yingying Chen received the B.S. and the M.S. degrees in geography from Lanzhou University in 2002 and 2005, respectively, and the Ph. D. in geo-information system and remote sensing from Institute of Remote Sensing Applications Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2008. He finished his postdoc program in 2011 at Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research Chinese Academy of Sciences, and is presently serving as Associate Professor in this institute. His research interests include land surface model improving, land surface data assimilation, and micrometeorological observing and data analyzing. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals.


Research Interests

land surface modeling and data assimilation


Selected Publications

Invited newsletter and book chapter
  1. Chen, Y. and K. Yang, 2013: Land Surface Process Study and Modeling in Drylands and High-Elevation Regions (Chapter 4), in Land Surface Observation, Modeling and Data Assimilation, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 91-124.[learn more]
  2. Chen, Y. and K. Yang, 2011: Parameterizing thermal roughness length is crucial for dryland energy budget modeling, GEWEX News, 21(1), 5-6.[learn more]
Journal papers
  1. Chen, Y., K. Yang, J. Qin, Q. Cui, H. Lu, Lazhu, M. Han, and W. Tang, 2017: Evaluation of SMAP, SMOS, and AMSR2 soil moisture retrievals against observations from two networks on the Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122(11), 5780-5792, doi:10.1002/2016JD026388.[learn more]
  2. Ding, B., K. Yang, W. Yang, X. He, Y. Chen, Lazhu, X. Guo, L. Wang, H. Wu, and T. Yao, 2017: Development of a Water and Enthalpy Budget-based Glacier mass balance Model (WEB-GM) and its preliminary validation, Water Resour. Res., 53, 3146–3178, doi:10.1002/2016WR018865.[learn more]
  3. Fang, N., K. Yang, Lazhu, Y. Chen, J. Wang, and L. Zhu, 2017: WRF湖泊模型对青藏高原纳木错湖的适用性研究, Plateau Meteorology, 36(3), 610-618, doi:10.7522/j.issn.1000-0534.2016.00038.[learn more]
  4. Li, C., H. Lu, K. Yang, J. Wright, L. Yu, Y. Chen, X. Huang, and S. Xu, 2017: Evaluation of the Common Land Model (CoLM) from the Perspective of Water and Energy Budget Simulation: Towards Inclusion in CMIP6, Atmosphere, 8(141), 1-31, doi:10.3390/atmos8080141.[learn more]
  5. Wang, Y., K. Yang, Z. Pan, J. Qin, D. Chen, C. Lin, Y. Chen, Lazhu, W. Tang, M. Han, N. Lu, and H. Wu, 2017: Evaluation of Precipitable Water Vapor from Four Satellite Products and Four Reanalysis Datasets against GPS Measurements on the Southern Tibetan Plateau, J. Climate, 30(15), 5699-5713, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0630.1.[learn more]
  6. Lazhu, K. Yang, J. Wang, Y. Lei, Y. Chen, L. Zhu, B. Ding, and J. Qin, 2016: Quantifying evaporation and its decadal change for Lake Nam Co, central Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121(16), 7578-7591, doi:10.1002/2015JD024523.[learn more]
  7. Wang, L., X. Li, Y. Chen, K. Yang, D. Chen, J. Zhou, W. Liu, J. Qi, and J. Huang, 2016: Validation of the global land data assimilation system based on measurements of soil temperature profiles, Agric. For. Meteorol., 218-219, 288-297, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.01.003.[learn more]
  8. Yang, K., Lazhu, Y. Chen, L. Zhao, J. Qin, H. Lu, W. Tang, M. Han, B. Ding, and N. Fang, 2016: Land surface model calibration through microwave data assimilation for improving soil moisture simulations, J. Hydrol., 533, 266–276, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.018.[learn more]
  9. Han, M., K. Yang, J. Qin, R. Jin, Y. Ma, J. Wen, Y. Chen, L. Zhao, Lazhu, and W. Tang, 2015: An algorithm based on the standard deviation of passive microwave brightness temperatures for monitoring soil surface freeze/thaw state on the Tibetan Plateau, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53(5), 2775-2783, doi:10.11-09/TGRS.2014.2364823.[learn more]
  10. Lin, C., K. Yang, J. Huang, W. Tang, J. Qin, X. Niu, Y. Chen, D. Chen, N. Lu, and R. Fu, 2015: Impacts of wind stilling on solar radiation variability in China, Sci. Rep., 5, 15135, doi:10.1038/srep15135.[learn more]
  11. Qin, J., L. Zhao, Y. Chen, K. Yang, Y. Yang, Z. Chen, and H. Lu, 2015: Inter-comparison of spatial upscaling methods for evaluation of satellite-based soil moisture, J. Hydrol., 523, 170-178, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.061.[learn more]
  12. Wu, H., K. Yang, X. Niu, and Y. Chen, 2015: The role of cloud height and warming in the decadal weakening of atmospheric heat source over the Tibetan Plateau, Sci. China Ser. D., 58(3), 395–403, doi:10.1007/s11430-014-4973-6.[learn more]
  13. Ding, B., K. Yang, J. Qin, L. Wang, Y. Chen, and X. He, 2014: The dependence of precipitation types on surface elevation and meteorological conditions and its parameterization, J. Hydrol., 513, 154-163, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.03.038.[learn more]
  14. Yang, K., H. Wu, J. Qin, C. Lin, W. Tang, and Y. Chen, 2014: Recent climate changes over the Tibetan Plateau and their impacts on energy and water cycle: A review, Global Planet. Change, 112, 79-91, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.12.001.[learn more]
  15. Yang, K., H. Wu, Y. Chen, J. Qin, and L. Wang, 2014: Toward a satellite-based observation of atmospheric heat source over land, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119(6), 3124-3133, doi:10.1002/2013JD021091.[learn more]
  16. Zhao, L., K. Yang, J. Qin, Y. Chen, W. Tang, H. Lu, and Z. Yang, 2014: The scale-dependence of SMOS soil moisture accuracy and its improvement through land data assimilation in the central Tibetan Plateau, Remote Sens. Environ., 152, 345-355, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.005.[learn more]
  17. Chen, Y., K. Yang, J. Qin, L. Zhao, W. Tang, and M. Han, 2013: Evaluation of AMSR-E retrievals and GLDAS simulations against observations of a soil moisture network on the central Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118(10), 4466-4475, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50301.[learn more]
  18. Qin, J., K. Yang, N. Lu, Y. Chen, L. Zhao, and M. Han, 2013: Spatial upscaling of in-situ soil moisture measurements based on MODIS-derived apparent thermal inertia, Remote Sens. Environ., 138, 1-9, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.003.[learn more]
  19. Xue, B., L. Wang, K. Yang, L. Tian, J. Qin, Y. Chen, L. Zhao, Y. Ma, T. Koike, Z. Hu, and X. Li, 2013: Modeling the land surface water and energy cycles of a mesoscale watershed in the central Tibetan Plateau during summer with a distributed hydrological model, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118(16), 8857-8868, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50696.[learn more]
  20. Yang, K., J. Qin, L. Zhao, Y. Chen, W. Tang, M. Han, Lazhu, Z. Chen, N. Lu, B. Ding, H. Wu, and C. Lin, 2013: A Multi-Scale Soil Moisture and Freeze-Thaw Monitoring Network on the Third Pole, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94(12), 1907–1916, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00203.1.[learn more]
  21. Zhao, L., K. Yang, J. Qin, and Y. Chen, 2013: Optimal Exploitation of AMSR-E Signals for Improving Soil Moisture Estimation Through Land Data Assimilation, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 51(1), 399-410, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2198483.[learn more]
  22. Zhao, L., K. Yang, J. Qin, Y. Chen, W. Tang, C. Montzka, H. Wu, C. Lin, M. Han, and H. Vereecken., 2013: Spatiotemporal analysis of soil moisture observations within a Tibetan mesoscale area and its implication to regional soil moisture measurements, J. Hydrol., 482, 92-104, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.12.033.[learn more]
  23. Chen, Y., K. Yang, W. Tang, J. Qin, and L. Zhao, 2012: Parameterizing soil organic carbon's impacts on soil porosity and thermal parameters for Eastern Tibet grasslands, Sci. China Ser. D, 55(6), 1001-1011, doi:10.1007/s11430-012-4433-0.[learn more]
  24. Chen, Y., K. Yang, J. He, J. Qin, J. Shi, J. Du, and Q. He, 2011: Improving land surface temperature modeling for dry land of China, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 116, D20104, doi:10.1029/2011JD015921.[learn more]
  25. Guo, X., K. Yang, L. Zhao, W. Yang, S. Li, M. Zhu, T. Yao, and Y. Chen, 2011: Critical Evaluations of Scalar Roughness Length Parameterizations over a Melting Valley Glacier, Bound.-Layer Meteor., 139(2), 307-332, doi:10.1007/s10546-010-9586-9.[learn more]
  26. Guo, X., K. Yang, and Y. Chen, 2011: Weakening sensible heat source over the Tibetan Plateau revisited: effects of the land-atmosphere thermal coupling, Theor. Appl. Climatol., 104(1-2), 1-12, doi:10.1007/s00704-010-0328-1.[learn more]
  27. Chen, Y., K. Yang, D. Zhou, J. Qin, and X. Guo, 2010: Improving the Noah Land Surface Model in Arid Regions with an Appropriate Parameterization of the Thermal Roughness Length, J. Hydrometeorol., 54(6), 989-1006, doi:10.1175/2010JHM1185.1.[learn more]
  28. Yang, K., Y. Chen, and J. Qin, 2009: Some practical notes on the land surface modeling in the Tibetan Plateau, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 687-701, doi:10.5194/hess-13-687-2009.[learn more]


Supported Projects

NSFC youth funding
Open funding from State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science



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