Dr. Xu Zhou

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


Education and Appointment

2006: B.S. of Theoretical Physics, Hebei University, China;
2010: M.S. of Geophysics, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS, China;
2015: Ph.D. of Atmospheric Physics, the University of Potsdam, Germany.

Research Interests

Regional climate modeling
Atmosphere-surface interaction


Journal papers
  1. Zhou, X., K. Yang, and Y. Wang, 2017: Implementation of a Turbulent Orographic Form Drag Scheme in WRF and Its Application to the Tibetan Plateau, Climate Dynamics, 48, 106-115, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3677-y.[learn more]
  2. Zhou, X., H. Matthes, A. Rinke, K. Klehmet, M. Heim, W. Dorn, D. Klaus, K. Dethloff, and B. Rockel, 2014: Evaluation of Arctic Land Snow Cover Characteristics, Surface Albedo, and Temperature during the Transition Seasons from Regional Climate Model Simulations and Satellite Data, Advance in Meterology, 2014, 604157, doi:10.1155/2014/604157.[learn more]
  3. Zhou, X., W. Wan, B. Zhao, X. Yue, and Z. Ren, 2010: Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) Analysis on the Thermospheric Total Mass Density Retrieved From CHAMP Observation, Chinese Journal of Space Science, 30(5), 228-234, doi:10.11728/cjss2010.03.228.[learn more]