Journal Papers


Wu, H.; Zhang, L.; Qu, S.; Du, A.; Tang, J.; Ng, Y. H. Polaron-mediated transport in BiVO4 photoanodes for solar water oxidation. ACS Energy Letters, 2023, 2177-2184.

Qu, S.; Wu, H.; Ng, Y. H. Thin zinc oxide layer passivating bismuth vanadate for selective photoelectrochemical water oxidation to hydrogen peroxide. Small, 2023, 202300347.

Yang, R.; Fan, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Mei, L.; Zhu, R.; Qin, J.; Hu, J.; Chen, Z.; Ng, Y. H.; Voiry, D.; Li, S.; Lu, Q.; Wang, Q.; Yu, J. C.; Zeng, Z. 2D transition metal dichalcogenides for photocatalysis. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2023, 62 (13), e202218016.

Kim, H. –J.; An, S. –I.; Park, J. –H.; Sung, M. –K.; Kim, D.; Choi, Y.; Kim, J. –S. North Atlantic oscillation impact on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation shaped by the mean state. NPJ Climate and Atmospheric Science, 2023, 6 (1), 25.

Park, J. –H.; Yeh, S. –W.; Kug, J. –S.; Yang, Y. –M.; Jo, H. –S.; Kim, H. –J.; An, S. –I. Two regimes of inter-basin interactions between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on interannual timescale. NPJ Climate and Atmospheric Science, 2023, 6(1), 13.

Adeyeri, O. E.; Zhou, W.; Laux, P.; Wang, X.; Dieng, D.; Widana, K. A. E.; Usman, M. Land use and land cover dynamics: implications for thermal stress and energy demands. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2023, 179, 113274.

Adeyeri, O. E.; Zhou, W.; Laux, P.; Ndehedehe, C. E.; Wang, X.; Usman, M.; Akinsanola, A. A. Multivariate drought monitoring, propagation, and projection using Bias-Corrected General Circulation Models. Earth’s Future, 2023, 11 (4), e2022EF003303.

Ahmed, N.; Zhu, L.; Wang, G.; Adeyeri, O. E.; Shah, S.; Ali, S.; Marhaento, H.; Munir, S. Occurrence and distribution of long-term variability in precipitation classes in the source region of the Yangtze River. Sustainability, 2023, 15 (7), 5834.

Mabato, B. R. G.; Li, Y. J.; Huang, D. D.; Wang, Y.; Chan, C. K. Comparison of aqueous secondary organic aerosol (aqSOA) product distributions from guaiacol oxidation by non-phenolic and phenolic methoxybenzaldehydes as photosensitizers in the absence and presence of ammonium nitrate. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2023, 23 (4), 2859-2875.

Leung, M. Y. –T.; Wang, D.; Zhou, W.; Jian, Y. Extended impact of cold air invasions in East Asia in response to a warm South China Sea and Philippine Sea. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2023, 40 (3), 531-540.

Guan, Y.; Zhou, W.; Jia, X.; Zhang, Y.; Dong, R. The synergistic impact of SPOD and ENSO on ITCZ: observation study. Climate Dynamics 2023, 60 (5-6), 1297-1311.

Zhou, H.; Zhou, W.; Liu, Y.; Huang, J.; Yuan, Y.; Liu, Y. Climatological spatial scales of meteorological droughts in China and associated climate variability. Journal of Hydrology, 2023, 617, 129056.


Wu, H.; Zhang, L.; Du, A.; Irani, R.; van de Krol, R.; Abdi, F. F.; Ng, Y. H. Low-bias photoelectrochemical water splitting via mediating trap states and small polaron hopping. Nature Communications, 2022, 13 (1), 6231.

Schaepman-Strub, G.; Kim, J. –S. What set Siberia ablaze? Science, 2022, 378 (6623), 944-945.

Plekhanova, E.; Kim, J. –S.; Oehri, J.; Erb, A.; Schaaf, C.; Schaepman-Strub, G. Mid-summer snow-free albedo across the Arctic tundra was mostly stable or increased over the past two decades. Environmental Research Letters, 2022, 17 (12), 124026.

Tu, S.; Chan, J. C. L.; Xu, J.; Zhong, Q.; Zhou, W.; Zhang, Y. Increase in tropical cyclone rain rate with translation speed. Nature Communications, 2022, 13 (1), 7325.

Oehri, J.; Schaepman-Strub, G.; Kim, J. –S.; Grysko, R.; Kropp, H.; Grunberg, I.; Zemlianskii, V.; Sonnentag, O.; Euskirchen, E.S.; Reji Chacko, M.; Muscari, G.; Blanken, P. D.; Dean, J. F.; di Sarra, A.; Harding, R. J.; Sobota, I.; Kutzbach, L.; Plekhanova, E.; Riihela, A.; Boike, J.; Miller, N. B.; Beringer, J.; Lopez-Blanco, E.; Stoy, P. C.; Sullivan, R. C.; Kejna, M.; Parmentier, F. –J. W.; Gamon, J. A.; Mastepanov, M.; Wille, C.; Jackowicz-Korczynski, M.; Karger, D. N.; Quinton, W. L.; Putkonen, J.; van As, D.; Christensen, T. R.; Hakuba, M. Z.; Stone, R. S.; Metzger, S.; Vandecrux, B. ; Frost, G. V.; Wild, M.; Hansen, B.; Meloni, D.; Domine, F.; te Beest, M.; Sachs, T.; Kalhori, A.; Rocha, A. V.; Williamson, S. N.; Morris, S.; Atchley, A. L.; Essery, R.; Runkle, B. R. K.; Holl, D.; Riihimaki, L. D.; Iwata, H.; Schuur, E. A. G.; Cox, C. J.; Grachev, A. A. Vegetation type is an important predictor of the arctic summer land surface energy budget. Nature Communications, 2022, 13 (1), 6379.

Son, J. –H.; Kim, N. –H.; Kim, G. –H.; Chu, J. –E.; Park, J. –H.; Kwon, J. –I; Heo, K. –Y. Early-onset trend in European summer caused by Greenland topographic effect. Environmental Research Letters, 2022, 17 (10), 104039.

Kim, S. –K.; Timmermann, A.; Kim, J. –S.; Olson, R.; An, S. –I. A low-order dynamical model for fire-vegetation-climate interactions. Environmental Research Letters, 2022, 17 (9), 094004.

Zhang, Y.; Zhou, W.; Wang, X.; Chen, S.; Chen, J.; Li, S. Indian Ocean Dipole and ENSO’s mechanistic importance in modulating the ensuing-summer precipitation over Eastern China. NPJ Climate and Atmospheric Science, 2022, 5 (1), 48.

He, C.; Zhou, W.; Li, T.; Zhou, T.; Wang, Y. East Asian summer monsoon enhanced by COVID-19. Climate Dynamics 2022, 59 (9-10), 2965-2978.

Li, Y.; Zhou, W.; Yang, S.; Zhang, R.; Cheng, H. –N.; Zhang, Y. Recent early-spring drying trend over Southern China associated with changes in the zonal thermal contrast over the Pacific. Journal of Climate 2022, 35 (19), 2885-2896.

Feng, W.; Leung, M. Y. –T.; Wang, D.; Zhou, W.; Zhang, O. Y. W. An extreme drought over South China in 2020/21 concurrent with an unprecedented warm Northwest Pacific and La Nina. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 2022, 39 (10), 1637-1649.

Zhang, Y.; Zhou, W.; Ling, J.; Qi, L. Water vapour transport by an equivalent-Barotropic cyclonic anomaly corresponding to extreme Austral late summer precipitation in Southeast Australia during 2021. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences 2022, 79 (9), 2343-2361.

Liu, Z.; Zhou, W.; Zhang, R.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, Y. Global-scale interpretable drought reconstruction utilizing anomalies of atmospheric dynamics. Journal of Hydrometeorology 2022, 23 (9), 1507-1524.

An, Y.; Li, Q.; Zhang, L. Managing agricultural water use in a changing climate in China. Sustainable Production and Consumption 2022, 33, 978-990.

Chan, J. C. L.; Liu, K. S. Recent decrease in the difference in tropical cyclone occurrence between the Atlantic and the Western North Pacific. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 2022, 39 (9), 1387-1397.

Yu, X.; Zhou, W.; Zhang, Y. The decadal shift in TC-induced precipitation over China. Atmospheric Research 2022, 274, 106186.

Chand, S. S.; Walsh, K. J. E.; Camargo, S. J.; Kossin, J. P.; Tory, K. J.; Wehner, M. F.; Chan, J. C. L.; Klotzbach, P. J.; Dowdy, A. J.; Bell, S. S.; Ramsay, H. A.; Murakami, H. Declining tropical cyclone frequency under global warming. Nature Climate Change 2022, 12 (7), 655-661.

Roy, S.; Lam, Y. F.; Chan, J. C. L.; Hung, N. T.; Fu, J. S. Evaluation of Vietnam air emissions and the impacts of revised power development plan (PDP7 rev) on spatial changes in the thermal power sector. Atmospheric Pollution Research 2022, 13 (7), 101454.

Xu, Z.; Chopra, S. S. Network-based assessment of metro infrastructure with a spatial-temporal resilience cycle framework. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 2022, 223, 108434.

Chan, K. T. F.; Zhang, K.; Wu, Y.; Chan, J. C. L. Landfalling hurricane track modes and decay. Nature 2022, 606 (7915), E7-E11.

Leung, M. Y. –T.; Wang, D.; Zhou, W.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, L. Interdecadal variation in available potential energy of stationary Eddies in the midlatitude northern hemisphere in response to the North Pacific Gyre Oscillation. Geophysical Research Letters 2022, 49 (11), e2022GL098297.

Zhang, Y.; Zhou, W.; Wang, X.; Wang, X.; Zhang, R.; Li, Y.; Gan, J. IOD, ENSO and seasonal precipitation variation over Eastern China. Atmospheric Research 2022, 270, 106042.

Lu, Y.; Zhang, L. National mitigation policy and the competitiveness of Chinese firms. Energy Economics 2022, 109, 105971.

Wang, Y.; Jiang, Z.; Zhang, L. Sponge city policy and sustainable city development: the case of Shenzhen. Frontiers in Environmental Science 2022, 9, 772490.


Liu, K.S., Chan, J.C.L., Kubota, H. 2021: Meridional oscillation of tropical cyclone activity in the western North Pacific during the past 110 years. Climatic Change, 164 (1-2), art. no. 23.

Roy, S., Lam, Y.F., Hung, N.T., Chan, J.C.L., Fu, J.S. 2021: Development of 2015 Vietnam emission inventory for power generation units. Atmospheric Environment, 247, art. no. 118042.

Roy, S., Lam, Y.F., Hung, N.T., Chan, J.C.L. 2021: Development of on-road emission inventory and evaluation of policy intervention on future emission reduction toward sustainability in Vietnam. Sustainable Development.

Sajjad, M., Chan, J.C.L., Chopra, S.S. 2021: Rethinking disaster resilience in high-density cities: Towards an urban resilience knowledge system. Sustainable Cities and Society, 69, art. no. 102850.

Yue, Z., Zhou, W., Li, T. 2021: Impact of the Indian ocean dipole on evolution of the subsequent ENSO: Relative roles of dynamic and thermodynamic processes. Journal of Climate, 34 (9), pp. 3591-3607.

Zhou, H., Huang, X., Zhou, W., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y. 2021: Spatial correlation length of summer extreme heat stress over eastern China. (2021) International Journal of Climatology, 41 (5), pp. 3121-3138.


Abolude, A.T., Zhou, W., Akinsanola, A.A., 2020: Evaluation and projections of wind power resources over China for the energy industry using CMIP5 models, Energies, 2020, 13(10), 2417.

Akinsanola, A.A., Zhou, W., Zhou, T., Keenlyside, N., 2020: Amplification of synoptic to annual variability of West African summer monsoon rainfall under global warming, npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 2020, 3(1), 21.

Akinsanola, A.A., Zhou, W., 2020: Understanding the variability of West African summer monsoon rainfall: Contrasting tropospheric features and monsoon index, Atmosphere, 2020, 11(3), 309.

Ha, K.-J., B.-H. Kim, E.-S. Chung, J. C. L. Chan and C.-P. Chang, 2020: Major factors of global and regional monsoon rainfall changes: natural versus anthropogenic forcing. Environmental Research Letters, 15, 034055 DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab7767.

He, C., Zhou, W., 2020: Different enhancement of the east Asian summer monsoon under global warming and interglacial epochs simulated by CMIP6 models: Role of the subtropical high, Journal of Climate, 2020, 33(22), pp. 9721-9733.

He, C., Li, T., Zhou, W., 2020: Drier North American monsoon in contrast to Asian-African monsoon under global warming, Journal of Climate, 2020, 33(22), pp. 9801-9816.

Jian, Y., Lin, X., Zhou, W., Jian MQ, Leung, M.Y.T., Cheung, P.K.Y., 2020: Analysis of record-high temperature over southeast coastal China in winter 2018/19: The combined effect of mid: The high-latitude circulation systems and SST forcing over the north atlantic and tropical western pacific, Journal of Climate, 2020, 33(20), pp. 8813-8831.

Leung, M.Y.-T., Zhou, W., Wang, D., TC Lee, S.M., Tong, H.W., 2020: Remote tropical Western Indian ocean forcing on changes in june precipitation in South China and the Indochina Peninsula. Journal of Climate, 2020, 33(17), pp. 7553-7566.

Li, Z., Y. Luo, Y. Du and J. C. L. Chan, 2020: Statistical characteristics of presummer rainfall over South China and associated synoptic conditions. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 98, 213−233.

Liu, K.S., Chan, J.C.L., Kubota, H. 2020: Meridional oscillation of tropical cyclone activity in the western North Pacific during the past 110 years. Climate Change, 164:23.

Liu, K. S., and Chan, J. C. L. 2020: Recent increase in extreme intensity of tropical cyclones making landfall in South China. Climate Dynamics. 55, 1059-1074, doi: 10.1007/s00382-020-053115315

Liu, K. S. and Chan, J.C.L. 2020: Interdecadal variation of frequencies of tropical cyclones, intense typhoons and their ratio over the western North Pacific. International Journal of Climatology, 39 1-17.

Liu Y, Zhou, W., Xia, Q.U., Renguang, WU, 2020: An interdecadal change of the boreal summer silk road pattern around the late 1990s, Journal of Climate, 2020, 33(16), pp. 7083-7100.

Luo, Y., R. Xia, and J. C. L. Chan, 2020: Characteristics, physical mechanisms, and prediction of pre-summer rainfall over South China: Research progress during 2008-2019. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 98, 19-42.

Qiao, S., Zou, M., Cheung, H.N., Li, Q., Feng, G., Dong, W.,2020: Predictability of the wintertime 500 hPa geopotential height over Ural-Siberia in the NCEP climate forecast system,Climate Dynamics, 2020, 54(3-4), pp. 1591-1606.

Sajjad, M., J.C.L. Chan and N. Lin 2020: Incorporating natural habitats into coastal risk assessment frameworks. Environmental Science & Policy, 10.1016/j.envsci.2020.01.004.

Sajjad, M., N. Lin and J.C.L. Chan 2020: Spatial heterogeneities of current and future hurricane flood risk along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Science of the total environment, 713, p. 136704.

Sajjad, M., J.C.L. Chan and S. Kanwal 2020: Integrating spatial statistics tools for coastal risk management: a case-study of typhoon risk in mainland China. Ocean & Coastal Management, 184, p. 105018, 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.105018.

Sajjad, M. and J. C. L. Chan, 2020: Tropical cyclones and cities: A case of Hong Kong. Frontiers in Built Environment. DOI: 10.3389/fbuil.2020.575534.

Shi, Y., Du, Y., Chen, Z., Zhou, W., 2020: Occurrence and impacts of tropical cyclones over the southern South China Sea, International Journal of Climatology, 2020, 40(9), pp. 4218-4227.

Yamaguchi, M., J. C. L. Chan, I.-J. Moon, K. Yoshida and R. Mizuta, 2020: Global warming changes tropical cyclone translation speed. Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13902-y.

Zhou, H., Zhou, W., Liu, Y.,Yuan Y., Huang, J., Liu, Y., 2021: Meteorological drought migration in the Poyang Lake Basin, China: Switching among different climate modes, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 2020, 21(3), pp. 415-431.

Zhou, H., Zhou, W., Liu, Y., Yuan Y., Huang, J., Liu, Y., 2020: Identifying spatial extent of meteorological droughts: An examination over a humid region, Journal of Hydrology, 2020, 591, 125505.


Abolude, A.T., Zhou, W. 2019: A comparative computational fluid dynamic study on the effects of terrain type on hub-heightwind aerodynamic properties. Energies, 12 (1), art. no. 83.

Akinsanola, A.A., Zhou, W. 2019: Projections of West African summer monsoon rainfall extremes from two CORDEX models. Climate Dynamics, 52 (3-4), pp. 2017-2028.

Akinsanola, A.A., Zhou, W. 2019: Projection of West African summer monsoon rainfall in dynamically downscaled CMIP5 models. Climate Dynamics, 53 (1-2), pp. 81-95.

Akinsanola, A.A., Zhou, W. 2019: Ensemble-based CMIP5 simulations of West African summer monsoon rainfall: current climate and future changes. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 136 (3-4), pp. 1021-1031.

Akinsanola, A.A., Zhou, W. 2019: Dynamic and thermodynamic factors controlling increasing summer monsoon rainfall over the West African Sahel. Climate Dynamics, 52 (7-8), pp. 4501-4514.

Camp, J., Roberts, M.J., Comer, R.E., Wu, P., MacLachlan, C., Bett, P.E., Golding, N., Toumi, R., Chan, J.C.L. 2019: The western Pacific subtropical high and tropical cyclone landfall: Seasonal forecasts using the Met Office GloSea5 system. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145 (718), pp. 105-116.

Chan, K.T.F., Chan, J.C.L., Wong, W.K. 2019: Rainfall asymmetries of landfalling tropical cyclones along the South China coast. Meteorological Applications, 26 (2), pp. 213-220.

Chang, M., Ho, C.-H., Chan, J.C.L., Park, M.-S., Son, S.-W., Kim, J. 2019: The Tropical Transition in the Western North Pacific: The Case of Tropical Cyclone Peipah (2007). Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124 (10), pp. 5151-5165.

Choi, W., Ho, C.-H., Kim, J., Chan, J.C.L. 2019: Near-future tropical cyclone predictions in the western North Pacific: fewer tropical storms but more typhoons. Climate Dynamics, 53 (3-4), pp. 1341-1356.
Knutson, T., Camargo, S.J., Chan, J.C.L., Emanuel, K., Ho, C.-H., Kossin, J., Mohapatra, M., Satoh, M., Sugi, M., Walsh, K., Wu, L. 2019: Tropical cyclones and climate change assessment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100 (10), pp. 1987-2007.

Chow, E.C.H., Wen, M., Li, L., Leung, M.Y.T., Cheung, P.K.Y., Zhou, W. 2019: Assessment of the environmental and societal impacts of the category-3 typhoon Hato. Atmosphere, 10 (6), art. no. 296.

Gong, H., Wang, L., Chen, W., Wu, R., Zhou, W., Liu, L., Nath, D., Lan, X. 2019: Diversity of the wintertime Arctic oscillation pattern among CMIP5 models: Role of the stratospheric polar vortex. Journal of Climate, 32 (16), pp. 5235-5250.

Gong, H., Zhou, W., Chen, W., Wang, L., Leung, M.Y.T., Cheung, P.K.Y., Zhang, Y. 2019: Modulation of the southern Indian Ocean dipole on the impact of El Ni�o-Southern Oscillation on Australian summer rainfall. International Journal of Climatology, 39 (4), pp. 2484-2490.

Lee, M., Cha, D.-H., Moon, J., Park, J., Jin, C.-S., Chan, J.C.L. 2019: Long-term trends in tropical cyclone tracks around Korea and Japan in late summer and early fall. Atmospheric Science Letters, 20 (11), art. no. e939.

Leung, M.Y.T., Zhou, W., Cheung, K.Y., Gong, H.N., Zhang, Y. 2019: Enhancement of lower tropospheric winter synoptic temperature variations in Southwest China and the northern Indochina Peninsula after 2010. Climate Dynamics, 53 (3-4), pp. 2281-2294.

Liu, K.S., Chan, J.C.L. 2019: Inter-decadal variability of the location of maximum intensity of category 4-5 typhoons and its implication on landfall intensity in East Asia. International Journal of Climatology, 39 (4), pp. 1839-1852.

Moon, I.-J., Kim, S.-H., Chan, J.C.L. 2019: Climate change and tropical cyclone trend. Nature, 570 (7759), pp. E3-E5.

Pun, I.-F., Chan, J.C.L., Lin, I.-I., Chan, K.T.F., Price, J.F., Ko, D.S., Lien, C.-C., Wu, Y.-L., Huang, H.-C. 2019: Rapid intensification of Typhoon Hato (2017) over shallow water. Sustainability (Switzerland), 11 (13), art. no. 3709.

Qiu, S., Zhou, W. 2019: Variation in summer rainfall over the yangtze river region during warming and hiatus periods. Atmosphere, 10 (4), art. no. 173.

Sajjad, M., Li, Y., Li, Y., Chan, J.C.L., Khalid, S. 2019: Integrating Typhoon Destructive Potential and Social-Ecological Systems Toward Resilient Coastal Communities. Earth's Future, 7 (7), pp. 805-818.

Sajjad, M., Chan, J.C.L. 2019: Risk assessment for the sustainability of coastal communities: A preliminary study. Science of the Total Environment, 671, pp. 339-350.

Wei, W., Wu, Y., Yang, S., Zhou, W. 2019: Role of the South Asian high in the onset process of the Asian summer monsoon during spring-to-summer transition. Atmosphere, 10 (5), art. no. 239.

Xiao, F., Wang, D., Zeng, L., Liu, Q.-Y., Zhou, W. 2019: Contrasting changes in the sea surface temperature and upper ocean heat content in the South China Sea during recent decades. Climate Dynamics, 53 (3-4), pp. 1597-1612.

Zhang, Y., Zhou, W., Leung, M.Y.T. 2019: Phase relationship between summer and winter monsoons over the South China Sea: Indian Ocean and ENSO forcing. Climate Dynamics, 52 (9-10), pp. 5229-5248.

Zhang, Y., Zhou, W., Chow, E.C.H., Leung, M.Y.T. 2019: Delayed impacts of the IOD: cross-seasonal relationships between the IOD, Tibetan Plateau snow, and summer precipitation over the Yangtze-Huaihe River region. Climate Dynamics, 53 (7-8), pp. 4077-4093.


Abolude, A.T., Zhou, W. 2018: Assessment and performance evaluation of a wind turbine power output. Energies, 11 (8), art. no. 1992.

Chen, J., Wang, X., Zhou, W., Wen, Z. 2018: Interdecadal change in the summer SST-precipitation relationship around the late 1990s over the South China Sea. Climate Dynamics, 51 (5-6), pp. 2229-2246.

Chen, J., Wang, X., Zhou, W., Wang, C., Xie, Q., Li, G., Chen, S. 2018: Unusual Rainfall in Southern China in decaying august during extreme El Ni�o 2015/16: Role of the Western Indian Ocean and north tropical Atlantic SST. Journal of Climate, 31 (17), pp. 7019-7034.

Cheung, H.H.N., Keenlyside, N., Omrani, N.-E., Zhou, W. 2018: Remarkable link between projected uncertainties of Arctic sea-ice decline and winter Eurasian climate. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 35 (1), pp. 38-51.

Chow, E.C.H., Li, R.C.Y., Zhou, W. 2018: Influence of Tropical Cyclones on Hong Kong Air Quality. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 35 (9), pp. 1177-1188.

Gong, H., Wang, L., Zhou, W., Chen, W., Wu, R., Liu, L., Nath, D., Leung, M.Y.-T. 2018: Revisiting the northern mode of East Asian Winter Monsoon variation and its response to global warming. Journal of Climate, 31 (21), pp. 9001-9014.

Hu, K., Chan, J.C.L., Huang, G., Chen, G., Mei, W. 2018: A Train-Like Extreme Multiple Tropical Cyclogenesis Event in the Northwest Pacific in 2004. Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (16), pp. 8529-8535.

Kim, O.-Y., Chan, J.C.L. 2018: Cyclone-track based seasonal prediction for South Pacific tropical cyclone activity using APCC multi-model ensemble prediction. Climate Dynamics, 51 (9-10), pp. 3209-3229.

Kim, D., Ho, C.-H., Park, D.R., Chan, J.C.L., Jung, Y. 2018: The relationship between tropical cyclone rainfall area and environmental conditions over the subtropical oceans. Journal of Climate, 31 (12), pp. 4605-4616.

Leung, M.Y.T., Qiu, S., Zhou, W. 2018: Modulations of rising motion and moisture on summer precipitation over the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze river. Climate Dynamics, 51 (11-12), pp. 4259-4269.

Leung, M.Y.T., Zhou, W. 2018: Circumglobal teleconnection and eddy control of variation in summer precipitation over Northwest China. Climate Dynamics, 51 (4), pp. 1351-1362.

Leung, M.Y.T., Zhou, W., Shun, C.-M., Chan, P.-W. 2018: Large-scale Circulation Control of the Occurrence of Low-level Turbulence at Hong Kong International Airport. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 35 (4), pp. 435-444.

Li, G., Chen, J., Wang, X., Luo, X., Yang, D., Zhou, W., Tan, Y., Yan, H. 2018: Remote impact of North Atlantic sea surface temperature on rainfall in southwestern China during boreal spring. Climate Dynamics, 50 (1-2), pp. 541-553.

LI, R.C.Y., ZHOU, W. 2018: Revisiting the intraseasonal, interannual and interdecadal variability of tropical cyclones in the western North Pacific. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, 11 (2), pp. 198-208.

Liu, K.S., Chan, J.C.L. 2018: Changing relationship between La Ni�a and tropical cyclone landfalling activity in South China (La Ni�a and TC landfalling activity in South China). International Journal of Climatology, 38 (3), pp. 1270-1284.

Qian, C., Zhou, W., Yang, X.-Q., Chan, J.C.L. 2018: Statistical prediction of non-Gaussian climate extremes in urban areas based on the first-order difference method. International Journal of Climatology, 38 (6), pp. 2889-2898.

Wang, L., Huang, G., Chen, W., Zhou, W., Wang, W. 2018: Wet-to-dry shift over Southwest China in 1994 tied to the warming of tropical warm pool. Climate Dynamics, 51 (7-8), pp. 3111-3123.

Xiao, F., Zeng, L., Liu, Q.-Y., Zhou, W., Wang, D. 2018: Extreme subsurface warm events in the South China Sea during 1998/99 and 2006/07: observations and mechanisms. Climate Dynamics, 50 (1-2), pp. 115-128.


Abolude, A.T., Zhou, W., Leung, Y.T. 2017: Regional impact assessment of Monsoon variability on wind power availability and optimization in Asia. Atmosphere, 8 (11), art. no. 219.

Choi, W., Ho, C.-H., Park, D.-S.R., Kim, J., Chan, J.C.L. 2017: Near-future prediction of tropical cyclone activity over the North Atlantic. Journal of Climate, 30 (21), pp. 8795-8809.

Holst, C.C., Chan, J.C.L., Tam, C.-Y. 2017: Sensitivity of precipitation statistics to urban growth in a subtropical coastal megacity cluster. Journal of Environmental Sciences (China), 59, pp. 6-12.

Leung, M.Y.-T., Cheung, H.H.N., Zhou, W. 2017: Meridional displacement of the East Asian trough and its response to the ENSO forcing. Climate Dynamics, 48 (1-2), pp. 335-352.

Li, R.C.Y., Zhou, W., Shun, C.M., Lee, T.C. 2017: Change in destructiveness of landfalling tropical cyclones over China in recent decades. Journal of Climate, 30 (9), pp. 3367-3379.

Li, X., Chen, Y.D., Zhou, W. 2017: Response of winter moisture circulation to the India-Burma trough and its modulation by the South Asian waveguide. Journal of Climate, 30 (4), pp. 1197-1210.

Lin, X., Wen, Z., Zhou, W., Wu, R., Chen, R. 2017: Effects of tropical cyclone activity on the boundary moisture budget over the eastern China monsoon region. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 34 (6), pp. 700-712.

Liu, K.S., Chan, J.C.L. 2017: Variations in the power dissipation index in the East Asia region. Climate Dynamics, 48 (5-6), pp. 1963-1985.

Park, D.-S.R., Ho, C.-H., Chan, J.C.L., Ha, K.-J., Kim, H.-S., Kim, J., Kim, J.-H. 2017: Asymmetric response of tropical cyclone activity to global warming over the North Atlantic and western North Pacific from CMIP5 model projections. Scientific Reports, 7, art. no. 41354.

Qiu, S., Zhou, W., Leung, M.Y.-T., Li, X. 2017: Regional moisture budget associated with drought/flood events over China. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 4 (1), art. no. 36, .

Wang, W., Zhou, W. 2017: Statistical modeling and trend detection of extreme sea level records in the Pearl River Estuary. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 34 (3), pp. 383-396.

Zhou, W., Li, R.C.Y., Chow, E.C.H. 2017: Intraseasonal variation of visibility in Hong Kong. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 34 (1), pp. 26-38.


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, 2240�V2248, 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, 1398�V1400.

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 Asian�VPacific�VAmerican 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 Niño and El Niño 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 Niño and La Niña 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

Yuan, J. N., W. Zhou, H. J. Huang and F. Liao, 2009: Observational analysis of asymmetric distribution of convection associated with tropical cyclone “CHANCHU” and “PRAPIROON” making landfall along the south china coast. J. Trop. Meteor., 25, 101-109. PDF format

Yun, K.-S., B. Ren, K.-J. Ha, J. C. L. Chan and J.-G. Jhun, 2009: The 30-60 day oscillation in the East Asian summer monsoon and its time-dependent association with the ENSO. Tellus, 61A, 565-578. PDF format

Zhou, W., J. C. L. Chan, W. Chen, J. Ling, J. G. Pinto and Y. Shao, 2009: Synoptic-scale controls of persistent low temperature and icy weather over Southern china in January 2008. Monthly Weather Review, 137, 3978-3991. PDF format

Cheung, H. N. and W. Zhou, 2008: Interdecadal Variation of Winter Monsoon over South China. Hong Kong Meteorological Society Bulletin, 18, 49-61. PDF format

Wada, A. and J. C. L. Chan, 2008:  Relationship between typhoon activity and upper ocean heat content.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L17603, doi:10.1029/2008GL035129.  PDF format