General
Qiuhong Tang  
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, 
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Email: tangqh@igsnrr.ac.cn
Telephone: +86-10-64889722
Address: No. 11A, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Postcode: 100101

URL: http://hydro.igsnrr.ac.cn/english/
部门/实验室:水文研究室

Research Areas

Hydrology, Water Resources, Global Change

Education

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo, 2006
ME, Hydrology and Water Resources, Tsinghua University, 2003
BE, Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2001

Experience

Oct. 2010-present: Professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Oct. 2006-Sep. 2010: Research Associate, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

Publications

   
Papers
Tang, Q., Zhang, X., Yang, X., and Francis, J. A., 2013. Cold winter extremes in northern continents linked to Arctic sea ice loss. Environmental Research Letters, 8, 014036.

Tang, Q., and Leng, G., 2013. Changes in cloud cover, precipitation, and summer temperature in North America from 1982 to 2009. Journal of Climate, 26, 1733-1744, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00225.1.

Tang, Q., and Lettenmaier, D. P., 2012. 21st century runoff sensitivities of major global river basins. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L06403, doi:10.1029/2011GL050834.

Tang, Q., Leng, G., and Groisman, P. Y., 2012. European hot summers associated with a reduction of cloudiness. Journal of Climate, 25, 3637-3644, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00040.1.

Tang, Q., Vivoni, E. R., Muñoz-Arriola, F., and Lettenmaier, D. P., 2012. Predictability of evapotranspiration patterns using remotely-sensed vegetation dynamics during the North American monsoon. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13, 103–121, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-11-032.1.

Tang, Q., and Leng, G., 2012. Damped summer warming accompanied with cloud cover increase over Eurasia from 1982 to 2009. Environmental Research Letters, 7, 014004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/014004.

Tang, Q., and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2010. Use of satellite snow-cover data for streamflow prediction in the Feather River Basin, California. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(14), 3745-3762.

Tang, Q., M. Durand, D. P. Lettenmaier, and Y. Hong, 2010. Satellite-based observations of hydrological processes. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(14), 3661-3667.

Tang, Q., H. Gao, P. Yeh, T. Oki, F. Su, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2010. Dynamics of terrestrial water storage change from satellite and surface observations and modeling. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 11, 156-170. DOI:10.1175/2009JHM1152.1.

Tang, Q., H. Gao, H. Lu and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2009. Remote sensing: hydrology. Progress in Physical Geography, 33(4) 490-509. DOI:10.1177/0309133309346650.

Tang, Q., E. A. Rosenberg, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2009. Use of satellite data to assess the impacts of irrigation withdrawals on Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13, 617-627.

Tang, Q., S. Peterson, R. Cuenca, Y. Hagimoto and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2009. Satellite-based near-real-time estimation of irrigated crop water consumption. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D05114. DOI: 10.1029/2008JD010854

Tang, Q., A.W. Wood, and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2009. Real-time precipitation estimation based on index station percentiles. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10, 266-277. DOI: 10.1175/2008JHM1017.1.

Tang, Q., Oki, T., Kanae, S., Hu, H., 2008. Hydrological cycles change in the Yellow River Basin during the last half of the 20th Century. Journal of Climate, 21(8), 1790-1806. DOI: 10.1175/2007JCLI1854.1.

Tang, Q., Oki, T., Kanae, S., Hu, H., 2008. A spatial analysis of hydro-climatic and vegetation condition trends in the Yellow River Basin. Hydrological Processes, 22, 451-458. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6624.

Tang, Q., Oki, T., Kanae, S., Hu, H., 2007. The influence of precipitation variability and partial irrigation within grid cells on a hydrological simulation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 8, 499-512. DOI: 10.1175/JHM589.1.

Tang, Q., Oki, T., 2007. Daily NDVI relationship to cloud cover. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 46, 377-387. DOI: 10.1175/JAM2468.1.

Tang, Q., Hu, H., Oki, T., 2007. Groundwater recharge and discharge in a hyperarid alluvial plain (Akesu, Taklimakan Desert, China). Hydrological Processes, 21, 1345-1353. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6307.

Tang, Q., Hu, H., Oki, T., Tian, F., 2007. Water balance within intensively cultivated alluvial plain in an arid environment. Water Resources Management, 21, 1703-1715. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-006-9121-4.

Tang, Q., Oki, T., Kanae, S., 2006. A distributed biosphere hydrological model (DBHM) for large river basin. Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE, 50, 37-42 [Science Links Japan].

Tang, Q., Tian, F., and Hu, H., Runoff-evaporation hydrological model for arid plain oasis II: the model application, Shuikexue Jinzhan/Advances in Water Science, 15 (2): 146-150, 2004. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Hu, H., Tang, Q., Lei, Z., and Yang, S., Runoff-evaporation hydrological model for arid plain oasis I: the model structure, Shuikexue Jinzhan/Advances in Water Science, 15 (2): 140-145, 2004. (in Chinese with English abstract)

Tang, Q., H. Hu and F. Tian, 2009. Effects of Irrigated Agriculture on Hydrological Regime in an Arid Environment. Chapter in Book Environmental Impact Assessments, Nova Science Publishers, pp 493. ISBN: 978-1-60692-667-3 .

Research Interests

Hydrometeorology, Global Change, Hydrology and Water Resources, Remote Sensing Hydrology

Students

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic students and researchers to become a part of our research group. We offer the following degree programs: PhD in Physical Geography and Master in Meteorology. If you are interested in joining us, contact Professor Qiuhong Tang at tangqh(at)igsnrr.ac.cn.