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Chan, K. L., S. Y. N. Jiang and Z. Ning, 2016: Speciation of water soluble iron in size segregated airborne particulate matter using LED based liquid waveguide with a novel dispersive absorption spectroscopic measurement technique. Analytica Chimica Acta, 914, 100-109.

Cheung H. H. N. and W. Zhou, 2016: Simple metrics for representing East Asian winter monsoon variability: Urals blocking and western Pacific teleconnection patterns. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 33, 695-705, doi: 10.1007/s00376-015-5204-6.

Cheung, H. H. N., W. Zhou, Y. T. Leung, C. M. Shun, S. M. Lee and H. W. Tong, 2016: A strong phase reversal of the Arctic Oscillation in midwinter 2015/16: Role of the stratospheric polar vortex and tropospheric blocking. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., doi: 10.1002/2016JD025288.

Feng, T., X. Q. Yang, W. Zhou, R. H. Huang, L. Wu and D. J. Yang, 2016: Synoptic-scale waves in sheared background flow over the western North Pacific. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 4583-4603.

Holst, C., F. C. Y. Tam and J. C. L. Chan, 2016: Sensitivity of urban rainfall to anthropogenic heat flux - a numerical experiment. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2240íV2248, doi:10.1002/2015GL067628.

Hunt, J. C. R., J. C. L. Chan and J.-P. Wu, 2016: Asian urban environment and climate change. Current Science, 110, 1398íV1400.

Kaul, D. S., Z. Ning, D. Westerdahl, X. Yin and R. A. Cary, 2016: A novel tandem of thermal desorption carbon analyzer and off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy for aerosol stable carbon isotope ratio measurement. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 1345-1355, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0288.

Leung, Y. T., H. H. N. Cheung and W. Zhou, 2016: Meridional displacement of the East Asian trough and its response to ENSO forcing. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3077-8.

Leung, Y. T. and W. Zhou, 2016: Direct and indirect ENSO modulation of winter temperature over the AsianíVPacificíVAmerican region, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/srep36356.

Leung, Y. T. and W. Zhou, 2016: Eddy contributions at multiple timescales to the evolution of persistent anomalous East Asian trough. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2702-2.

Li, X. Z., Y. Q. Chen and W. Zhou, 2016: Response of winter moisture circulation to the India-Burma trough and its modulation by the South Asian waveguide. J. Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0111.1.

Li, X. Z. and W. Zhou, 2016: Modulation of the interannual variation of the India-Burma Trough on the winter moisture supply over Southwest China. Climate Dynamics, 46, 147-158, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2575-4.

Li, X. Z., W. Zhou and Y. Q. Chen, 2016: Detecting the origins of moisture over Southeast China: Seasonal variation and heavy rainfall. Adv. Atmos. Sci. 33, 319-329.

Liu, K. S. and J. C. L. Chan, 2016: Variations in the power dissipation index in the East Asia region. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-3185-5.

Wang, L., W. Chen, W. Zhou and G. Huang, 2016: Teleconnected influence of tropical Northwest Pacific sea surface temperature on interannual variability of autumn precipitation in Southwest China. Climate Dynamics, 45, 2527-2539, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2490-8.

Wang, L., G. Huang, W. Zhou and W. Chen, 2016: Historical change and future scenarios of sea level rise in Macau and adjacent waters. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 33, 462-475, doi: 10.1007/s00376-015-5047-1.

Wang, W. W. and W. Zhou, 2016: Statistical modeling and trend detection of extreme sea level records in the Pearl River Estuary, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 34, 383-396, doi:10.1007/s00376-016-6041-y.

Wang, W. W., W. Zhou, X. Z. Li, X. Wang and D. X. Wang, 2016: Synoptic-scale characteristics and atmospheric controls of summer heat waves in China. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2741-8.

Zhou, W., C. Y. Li and C. H. Chow, 2016: Intraseasonal variation of visibility in Hong Kong. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 34, 26-38, doi:10.1007/s00376-016-6056-4.


An, K. J., Y. F. Lam, S. Hao, T. E. Morakinyo and H. Furumai, 2015: Multi-purpose rainwater harvesting for water resource and the cooling effect. Water Research, 86, 116-121, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.07.040.

Chan, K. L., S. Y. N. Jiang and Z. Ning, 2016: Speciation of water soluble iron in size segregated airborne particulate matter using LED based liquid waveguide with a novel dispersive absorption spectroscopic measurement technique. Analytica Chimica Acta, 914, 100-109.

Cheung, H. H. N. and W. Zhou, 2015: Implications of Ural blocking for East Asian winter climate in the CMIP5 models. Part I: Biases in the historical scenario. J. Climate, 28, 2203-2216, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00308.1.

Cheung, H. H. N. and W. Zhou, 2015: Implications of Ural blocking for East Asian winter climate in the CMIP5 models. Part II: Projection and uncertainty in future climate conditions. J. Climate, 28, 2217-2233, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00309.1.

Cheung, H. H. N., W. Zhou, S. M. Lee and H. W. Tong, 2015: Interannual and interdecadal variability of the number of cold days in Hong Kong and their relationship with large-scale circulation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 1438-1454, doi 10.1175/MWR-D-14-00335.1.

Kun, H. Y., C.-Y. Tam, W. Zhou and S.-J. Sohn, 2015: Seasonal prediction of June rainfall over South China: Model assessment and statistical downscaling. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 32, 680-689, doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4047-x.

Leung, M. Y.-T., H. H. N. Cheung and W. Zhou, 2015: Energetics and dynamics associated with two typical mobile trough pathways over East Asia in boreal winter. Clim. Dyn, 44, 1611-1626, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2355-6.

Leung, M. Y.-T. and W. Zhou, 2015: Vertical structure, physical properties and energy exchange of the East Asian trough in boreal winter. Clim. Dyn., 45, 1635-1656, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2419-7.

Leung, M. Y.-T. and W. Zhou, 2015: Variation of circulation and East Asian climate associated with anomalous strength and displacement of the East Asian trough. Clim. Dyn, 45, 2713-2732, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2504-6.

Li, Y., K. K. W. Cheung and J. C. L. Chan, 2015: Modeling the effects of land-sea contrast on tropical cyclone precipitation under environmental vertical wind shear. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 141, 396-412.

Li, R. C. Y. and W. Zhou, 2015: Interdecadal changes in summertime tropical cyclone precipitation over Southeast China during 1960-2009. J. Climate, 28, 1494-1509, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00246.1.

Li, R. C. Y. and W. Zhou, 2015: Multiscale control of summertime persistent heavy precipitation events over South China in association with synoptic, intraseasonal, and low-frequency background. Clim. Dyn, 45, 1043-1057, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2347-6.

Li, R. C. Y., W. Zhou and T. C. Lee, 2015: Climatological characteristics and observed trends of tropical cyclone-induced rainfall and their influences on the long-term rainfall variations in Hong Kong. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 2192-2206, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-14-00332.1.

Li, X. Z., W. Zhou and Y. Q. Chen, 2015: Assessment of regional drought trend and risk over China: A drought climate division perspective. J. Climate, 28, 7025-7037.

Lin, I.-I. and J. C. L. Chan, 2015: Recent decrease in tropical cyclone destructive potential in the western North Pacific Ocean. Nature Comm., doi: 10.1038/ncomms8182.

Moon, I.-J., S. H. Kim, P. Klotzbach and J. C. L. Chan, 2015: Roles of interbasin frequency changes in the poleward shifts of the maximum intensity location of tropical cyclones. Environ. Res. Lett. 10 104004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/10/104004.

Morakinyo, T. E. and Y. F. Lam, 2015: Simulation study of dispersion and removal of particulate matter from traffic by road-side vegetation barrier. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-015-5839-y.

Qian, C., W. Zhou, S. K. Fong and K. C. Leong, 2015: Two approaches for statistical prediction of non-Gaussian climate extremes: A case study of Macao hot extremes during 1912-2012. J. Climate, 28, 623-636, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00159.1.

Sun, L., K. C. Wong, P. Wei, S. Ye, H. Huang, F. Yang, D. Westerdahl, P. K. K. Louie, C. W. Y. Luk and Z. Ning, 2016: Development and application of a next generation air sensor network for the Hong Kong marathon 2015 air quality monitoring. Sensors (Switzerland), 16 (2), 18 p.

Wang, L., W. Chen, W. Zhou and G. Huang, 2015: Drought in Southwest China: A review. Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett., 8, 339-344, doi: 10.3878/AOSL20150043.

Wang, L., W. Chen, W. Zhou and G. Huang, 2015: Teleconnected influence of tropical Northwest Pacific Sea surface temperature on interannual variability of autumn precipitation in Southwest China. Clim. Dyn, 45, 2527-2539, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2490-8.

Wang, W. W., W. Zhou, S. K. Fong, K. C. Leong, I. M. Tang, S. W. Chang and W. K. Leong, 2015: Extreme rainfall and summer heat waves in Macao based on statistical theory of extreme values. Climate Research, 66, 91-101.

Williamson, F., R. Allan, A. D. Switzer, J. C. L. Chan, R. J. Wasson, R. D'Arrigo and R. Gartner, 2015: New directions in hydro-climatic histories: Observational data recovery, proxy records and the Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) initiative in Southeast Asia. Geosci. Lett., doi: 10.1186/s40562-015-0018-z.

Xia, J. J., Z. W. Yan, G. S. Jia, H. Q. Zeng, Philip Joes, W. Zhou and A. Z. Zhang, 2015: Projections of advance the start of growing season during the 21st century based on CMIP5 simulations. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 32, 831-838, doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4125-0.

Xia, J. J., Z. W. Yan, W. Zhou, S. K. Fong, K. C. Leong, I. M. Tang, S. W. Chang, W. K. Leong and S. F. Jin, 2015: Projection of the Pearl River Delta's potential submerged area due to sea level rise during the 21st century based on CMIP5 simulations.  Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 34, 78-84.


Tung, L.T., C.-Y. Tam, S.-J. Sohn and J.-L. Chu, 2013: Improving the seasonal forecast for summertime South China rainfall using statistical downscaling, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-13, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50367, 2013.
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Sohn, S.-J., J.-B. Ahn and C.-Y. Tam, 2013: Six-month lead downscaling prediction of winter-spring drought in South Korea based on multi-model ensemble, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1002/GRL.50133, 2013.
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Au-Yeung, A. Y. M. and J. C. L. Chan, 2012: Potential Use of a Regional Climate Model in Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Activity Predictions in the Western North Pacific. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1268-x. PDF format

Chen, G., and C.-Y. Tam, 2012: A new perspective on the excitation of low-tropospheric MRG waves in association with energy dispersion, J. Atmos. Sci. 69, 1397-1403. DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-11-0331.1  PDF format

Cheng, C. K. M. and J. C. L. Chan, 2012: Impacts of land use changes and synoptic forcing on the seasonal climate over the Pearl River Delta of China.Atmos. Environ., 60, 25-36. PDF format

Cheung H.N., Zhou W., Mok H.Y. and Wu M.C., 2012: Relationship between Ural-Siberian blocking and the East Asian winter monsoon in relation to the Arctic oscillation and the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, J. Climate. Doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00225.1. 25, 4242-4257.
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Deng Y., Shi P., Zhou W., Du Y., Xie Q., Zhuang W., Wang D.X., 2012: A dipole wind curl pattern induced by Taiwan Island and its effect on upper stratification in the northeastern South China Sea. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. 30, 944-952.  PDF format

Ha, K.-J., S.-J. Yoon, K.-S. Yun, J.-S. Kug, Y.-S. Jang and J. C. L. Chan, 2012: Dependency of typhoon intensity and genesis locations on El Niño phase and SST shift over the western North Pacific. Theo. Appl. Climatol., 109, 383-395.
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Huang, W.-R. and J. C. L. Chan, 2012: Seasonal Variation of Diurnal and Semidiurnal Variation of Rainfall over Southeast China. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1236-5.
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Jiang N.B., Cheung K., Luo K.H., Beggs. P. L. and Zhou W., 2012: On two different objective procedures for classifying synoptic weather types over east Australia. Int. J. Climatol. Doi: 10.1002/joc.2373. 32, 1475-1494.
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Kim J. S., Li C. Y., and Zhou W., 2012: Effects of the Pacific-Japan teleconnection pattern on tropical cyclone activity and extreme precipitation events over the Korean peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research. 117. Doi: 10.1029/2012JD017677.
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Kim, J. S., W. Zhou, X. Wang and Shaleen Jain, 2012: El Niño Modoki and the Summer Precipitation Variability over South Korea: A diagnostic study. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan. 90, 673-684. Doi: 10.2151/jmsj.2012-507.  PDF format

Li C.Y. and Zhou W., 2012: Changes in western Pacific tropical cyclones associated with the El Nino-Southern oscillation cycle. J. Climate. 25, 5864-5878. Doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00430.1.
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Li C. Y., Zhou W., Chan J.C .L. and Huang P., 2012: Asymmetric modulation of the Western North Pacific cyclogenesis by the Madden-Julian Oscillation under ENSO conditions. J. Climate. 25, 5374-5385. Doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00337.1.
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Li, X. Z., Z. P. Wen, W. Zhou and D. X. Wang, 2012: Atmospheric water vapor transport associated with two decadal rainfall shifts over East China. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan. 90, 587−602. Doi: 10.2151/jmsj.2012-501.  PDF format

Li X.Z. and Zhou W., 2012: Quasi-4-yr coupling between El Niño-Southern Oscillation and water vapor
transport over East Asia-WNP, J. Climate. 25, 5879-5891. Doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00433.1.
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Sohn, S.-J., C.-Y. Tam and J.-B. Ahn, 2012: Development of a multi-model-based seasonal prediction system for extreme droughts and floods: A case study for South Korea, Int. J. Climatol., DOI: 10.1002/joc.3464. PDF format

Sohn, S.-J., Y.-M. Min, J.-Y. Lee, C.-Y. Tam, I.-S. Kang, B. Wang, J.-B. Ahn, and T. Yamagata (2012), Assessment of the long-lead probabilistic prediction for the Asian summer monsoon precipitation (1983-2011) based on the APCC multimodel system and a statistical model, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D04102, doi:10.1029/2011JD016308. PDF format

Wang X., Wang D.X., Zhou W. and Li C.Y., 2012: Interdecadal modulation of the influence of La Nina events on Mei-yu rainfall over the Yangtze River Valley. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 29,157-168, doi: 10.1007/s00376-011-1021-8. PDF format

Wang X., Zhou W., Li C.Y. and Wang D.X., 2012: Effects of the East Asian summer monsoon on tropical cyclone genesis over the South China Sea on interdecadal timescales, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 29, 249-262. PDF format

Wu, Q., Z. Wang, H. Chen, W. Zhou and M. Wenig, 2012: An evaluation of air quality modeling over the Pearl River Delta during November 2006. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., DOI 10.1007/s00703-011-0179-z. PDF format

Yan Y. F., Qi. Y.Q. and Zhou W., 2012: Variability of tropical cyclone occurrence date in the South China Sea and its relationship with SST warming. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans. 55-56,45-59.
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Yang J.X., Lau,AKH, Fung JCH, Zhou W, Wenig M., 2012: An air pollution episode and its formation
mechanism during the tropical cyclone Nun's landfall in a coastal city of south China. Atmos. Environ., 54, 746-753. PDF format

Yuan F., Chen W. and Zhou W., 2012: Analysis of the role played by circulation in the persistent precipitation over South China in June 2010. Adv. Atmos. Sci. 29, 769-781.  PDF format

Yun, K.-S., J. C. L. Chan and K.-J. Ha, 2012: Effects of SST magnitude and gradient on typhoon tracks around East Asia: A case study for Typhoon Maemi (2003). Atmos. Res., 109-110, 36-51. PDF format

Zhou W., Chen W. and Wang D.X., 2012: The implications of ENSO signal for South China monsoon climate, Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. 15, 14-19. Doi: 10.1080/14634988.2012.652050.  PDF format


Sohn, S.-J., C.-Y. Tam and C.-K. Park, 2011: Leading Modes of East Asian Winter Climate Variability and Their Predictability: An Assessment of the APCC Multi-model Ensemble. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 89, 455-474, DOI:10.2151/jmsj.2011-500. PDF format

Chen, T.-C., W.-R. Huang, and M.-C. Yen, 2011: Interannual Variation of the Late Spring-Early Summer Monsoon Rainfall in the Northern Part of the South China Sea. J. Climate, 24, 4295 - 4313.
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Huang, W.-R., T.-C. Chen and S.-Y. Wang, 2011: Co-variability of Poleward Propagating Atmospheric Energy with Tropical and Higher-latitude Climate Oscillations. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1238-3.
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Wang, S., R. E. Davies, W.-R. Huang and R. R. Gillies, 2011: Pakistan's two-stage monsoon and links with the recent climate change. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D16114, doi:10.1029/2011JD015760. PDF format

Chan, J. C. L., K. S. Liu, M. Xu and Q. Yang, 2011: Variations of frequency of landfalling typhoons in East China, 1450–1949. Int'l J. Climatology., DOI: 10.1002/joc.2410. PDF format

Sohn, S.-J., C.-Y. Tam, K. Ashok and J.-B. Ahn, 2011: Quantifying the reliability of precipitation datasets for monitoring East Asian hydrological variations. Int'l. J. Climatol., DOI: 10.1002/joc.2380. PDF format

Xia, J. J., Z. W. Yan and W. Zhou, 2011: Changes in seasonality in China under enhanced atmospheric CO2 concentration. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, 4(1), 12-17. PDF format

Ng, E. K. W. and J. C. L. Chan, 2011: Interannual variations of tropical cyclone activity over the North Indian Ocean. Int’l J. Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2304. PDF format

Huang, W.-R. and J. C. L. Chan, 2011: Maintenance mechanisms for the early-morning maximum summer rainfall over southeast China. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 137, 959-968. PDF format

Li, X. Z., Z. Wen and W. Zhou, 2011: Long-term Change in Summer Water Vapor Transport over South China in Recent Decades. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 89A, 271-282. PDF Format

Gillies, R. R., S.-Y. Wang and W.-R. Huang, 2011: Observational and supportive modelling analyses of winter precipitation change in China over the last half century. International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.2303. PDF format

Wei, K., W. Chen and W. Zhou, 2011: Changes in the East Asian Cold Season since 2000. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 28(1), 69–79. PDF format

Liu, K. S. and J. C. L. Chan, 2011: Interannual variation of Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone activity and seasonal forecast of tropical cyclone number in the Australian region. Int'l J. Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2259. PDF Format

Goh, A. Z. C. and J. C. L. Chan, 2011: Variations and Prediction of the Annual Number of Tropical Cyclone Affecting Korea and Japan. Int’l J. Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2258. PDF format

Huang, W.-R., S-Y Wang and J. C. L. Chan, 2011: Discrepancies between global reanalyses and observations in the interdecadal variations of Southeast Asian cold surge. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2234. PDF format

Mao, J., J. C. L. Chan and G. Wu, 2011: Interannual variations of early summer monsoon rainfall over South China under different PDO backgrounds. Int’l J. Climatology, 31, 847-862. PDF format


Chand, Savin S.,  Kevin J. E. Walsh and J. C. L. Chan, 2010: A Bayesian Regression Approach to Seasonal Prediction of Tropical Cyclones Affecting the Fiji Region. Journal of Climate, 23, 3425-3445. PDF format

Chen, G. H. and C. Y. Tam, 2010: Different impacts of two kinds of Pacific Ocean warming on tropical cyclone frequency over the western North Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L01803, doi:10.1029/2009GL041708. PDF format

Chow, K. C. and J. C. L. Chan, 2010: A dual-scheme approach of cumulus parameterization for simulating the Asian summer monsoon. Meteor. Appl., 17, 287-297. PDF format

Feng, J., W. Chen, C.-Y. Tam and W. Zhou, 2010: Different Impacts of El Ni├▒o and El Ni├▒o Modoki on China Rainfall in the Decaying Phases. Int. J. Climatol., DOI: 10.1002/joc.2217. PDF format

Goh, A. Z. C. and J. C. L. Chan, 2010: An improved statistical scheme for the prediction of tropical cyclones making landfall in South China. Wea. Forecasting, 25, 587-593. PDF format

Goh, A. Z. C. and J. C. L. Chan, 2010: Interannual and interdecadal variations of tropical cyclone activity in the South China Sea. International Journal of Climatology, Int. J. Climatol. 30, 827–843. PDF format

Huang, J., X. Wang, W. Zhou, D. Wang and F. Zhou, 2010: The Characteristics of Sea Fog with Different Airflow over the Yellow Sea in Boreal Spring. Acta Oceanol. Sin., 29, 3-12. PDF format

Huang, W.-R., J. C. L. Chan and S. Y. Wang, 2010: A planetary-scale land–sea breeze circulation in East Asia and the western North Pacific. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1543-1553. PDF format

Knutson, T. R., J. L. McBride, J. C. L. Chan, K. Emanuel, G. Holland, C. Landsea, I. Held, J. P. Kossin, A. K. Srivastava and M. Sugi, 2010: Tropical cyclones and climate change. Nature Geoscience, 3, 157-163. PDF format

Lee, Y. C., X. Yang and M. Wenig, 2010: Transport of Dusts from East Asian and non East Asian Sources to Hong Kong during Dust Storm Related Episodes/Events 1996-2007. Atmospheric Environment, 44, 3728-3738. PDF format
Liu, Q. Y., D. Wang, W. Zhou, Q. Xie and Y. Zhang, 2010: Co-variation of the Indonesian Throughflow and South China Sea Throughflow Associated with the 1976/77 Regime Shift. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 27(1), 87–94.  PDF format

Liu, Q. Y. and W. Zhou, 2010: The relationship between the Northwestern Pacific Typhoon Activity and the Upper-ocean Heat Content at Interdecadal Time Scale. Journal of Tropical Oceanography, 29, 8-14. PDF format

Wang, D. X., W. Zhou, X. L. Yu, Q. Xie and X. Wang, 2010: Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layers Associated with Summer Monsoon Onset over the South China Sea in 1998. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science letters, 3(5), 1-8. PDF format

Wang, L., W. Chen, W. Zhou, J. C. L. Chan, D. Barriopedrod and R. H. Huang, 2010: Effect of  the climate shift around mid 1970s on the relationship between wintertime Ural blocking circulation and East Asian climate. International Journal of Climatology, 30, 153-158, DOI:10.1002/joc.1876. PDF format

Wang, W. W., Y. Q. Yu, C. Li, W. Zhou, Q. Y. Liu and D. X. Wang, 2010: An Investigation of the South China Sea Throughflow and Its Impact on Upper Layer Heat Content of the South China Sea using LICOM. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 32(2), 1-11. PDF format

Wang, X., C. Z. Wang, W. Zhou, D. X. Wang and J. Song, 2010: Teleconnected Influence of North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature on the El Nino Onset. Clim. Dyn., DOI:10.1007/s00382-010-0833-z. PDF format

Wu, Q. Z., Z. Wang, A. Gbaguidi, X. Tang and W. Zhou, 2010: Numerical Study of The Effect of Traffic Restriction on Air Quality in Beijing. Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere, 6A, 17−20, doi:10.2151/sola.6A-005. PDF format

Yan, Y. F., Y. Q. Qi and W. Zhou, 2010: International heat content variability in the South China Sea and its response to ENSO. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 50, 400-414. PDF format

Yu, F., Y. Zong, J. M. Lloyd, G. Huang, M. J. Leng, C. Kendrick, A. L. Lamb and W. W.-S. Yim, 2010: Bulk organic δ13C and C/N as indicators for sediment sources in the Pearl River delta and estuary, southern China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 87, 618-630. PDF format

Zhou, L. T., C. Y. Tam, W. Zhou and J. C. L. Chan, 2010: Influence of South China Sea SST and the ENSO on Winter Rainfall over South China. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 27(4), 832–844. PDF format


Ashok, K., C. Y. Tam, and W. J. Lee, 2009: ENSO Modoki impact on the Southern Hemisphere storm track activity during extended austral winter. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L12705, doi:10.1029/2009GL038847, 2009.  PDF format

Chan, J. C. L., 2009: Thermodynamic control on the climate of intense tropical cyclones. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 465, 3011–3021. PDF format

Chan, J. C. L. and M. Xu, 2009: Inter-annual and Inter-decadal Variations of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones in East Asia. Part I: Time Series analysis. International Journal of Climatology, 29, 1285–1293. PDF format 

Kubota, H. and J. C. L. Chan, 2009: Interdecadal variability of tropical cyclone landfall in the Philippines from 1902 to 2005. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L12802, doi:10.1029/2009GL038108, 2009. PDF format

Lee, Y. C., M. Wenig and X. Yang, 2009: The Emergence of Urban Ozone Episodes in Autumn and Air Temperature Rise in Hong Kong. Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, 2,111–121, DOI:10.1007/s11869-009-0038-y. PDF format

Lin, Z. D., R. Y. Lu and W. Zhou, 2009: Change in early-summer meridional teleconnection over the western North Pacific and East Asia around the late 1970s.  International Journal of climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.2038.PDF format

Song, J., W. Zhou, C. Li and L. Qi, 2009: Signature of the Antarctic oscillation in the northern hemisphere. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 105, 55–67. PDF format

Tong, H. W., J. C. L. Chan and W. Zhou, 2009: The Role of MJO and Mid-latitude Fronts in the South China Sea Summer Monsoon Onset. Clim. Dyn., 32, 827-841, doi:10.1007/s00382-008-0490-7. PDF format

Wang, X., D. X. Wang and W. Zhou, 2009: Decadal variability of twentieth-century El Ni├▒o and La Ni├▒a occurrence from observations and IPCC AR4 coupled models. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L11701, doi:10.1029/2009GL037929, 2009. PDF format

Yan, H. M., C. Y. Li and W. Zhou, 2009: Influence of subtropical dipole pattern in Southern Indian Ocean on ENSO event. Chinese J Geophys., 52, 2436-2449. PDF format

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