ZHOU Tianjun

Professor, LASG/IAP/CAS

ZHOU Tianjun

Dr. Tianjun ZHOU

Email: zhoutj@lasg.iap.ac.cn
Fax: +8610 8299 5172
Address: HuaYanLi No.40, QiJiaHuozi, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, CHINA

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State Key Laboratory of Numerical Modelling for Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (LASG), Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 9804, Beijing 100029, China P.R.


  • Ph.D. (1999), Meteorology, Peking University, China
  • M. S. (1994), Meteorology, Nanjing University, China
  • B. S. (1991), Atmospheric Physics, Nanjing University, China

Professional Experience

  • Sep - Dec, 2009: Visiting professor, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center (HyARC), Nagoya University, Japan
  • 2004 - present: Professor, Meteorology, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Jan - Feb 2009: Visiting scientist, Climate Research Division, Environment Canada, Canada
  • May 2008-July 2008: Visiting Professor, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Switzerland
  • 9 Jun 2006-9 Aug 2006: Visiting scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA
  • Jul. 2001- 2003: Associate professor, Meteorology, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Nov. 2001-Feb. 2002: Visiting scientist, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center and Geophysical Institute of Bergen University, Norway
  • Jul. 1999-Jun. 2001: Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • May 2000 - Jan 2001: Postdoctoral fellow, Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique (LMD), CNRS, France
  • Jul. 1994-Aug. 1996: Research assistant, Chinese Meteorological Administration

Research Interest

  • Coupled atmosphere-ocean modeling and climate dynamics
  • East Asian climate change and climate variability
  • Air-sea interaction and Asian-Australian monsoon predictability
  • Numerical simulation of ocean circulation

Boards and Committees

  • 2010 - present: Lead Author (LA), IPCC WG1 AR5
  • 2011.06 - 2015.10: Member, GEWEX Radiation Panel (GRP), GEWEX/WCRP
  • 2010.01 - 2015.12: Regular Associate of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
  • 03/2009 - present: Member, Asian-Australian Monsoon Panel (AAMP), CLIVAR/WCRP
  • 2007 - present: Member, China National Committee for International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS)
  • 2011 - present: Editor, Asian Pacific Journal of Atmosphric Sciences (APJAS)
  • 2011 - present: Editor, Acta Meteorologica Sinica
  • 2008 - present: Editor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters (AOSL)
  • 2009 - present: Editor of Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences

Journal Referees

Served as referees for professional journals, which include: Journal of Climate, Climate Dynamics, Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, International Journal of Climatology, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Climate Change, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Atmospheric Research, Chinese Science Bulletin, Science in China (D), Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, Acta Meteorologica Sinica, Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, Quaternary International, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, etc.