Associate Professor Liang Chen
Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
Huayanli 40, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, China


Tel: 86-10-82995247

Research Areas

Regional climate modelling; Land surface model; Land-atmospheric interactions and their impacts on climate modeling.


  • 2011:    Ph.D., Meteorology, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • 2007:    M.S.,  Physical Geography, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences  

  • 2004:    B.S., Atmopheric Science, Yunnan University, China


  • Associate Professor, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, March 2018 - Now
  • Postdoctral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, July 2014 - October 2016
  • Visiting scientist, NCAR, August 2014 - October 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, July 2011-February 2018
  • Visiting Research Scholar, Western Kentucky University, US, July 2010 - October 2011


Chen Liang*, Ma Zhuguo, Li Zhenhua, Wu Lin, Flemke Jason, and Li Yqnping, 2018: Dynamical Downscaling of temperature and precipitation extremes in China under current and future climate. Atmos.-Ocean, doi: 10.1080/07055900.2017.1422691.【SCI】

Chen L.*, Ma Z. and Zhao T., 2017: Modeling and analysis of the potential impacts on regional climate due to vegetation degradation over arid and semi-arid regions of China. Climatic Change. 144(3), 461-473, doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1847-2.【SCI】

Chen L.*, Ma Z., Mahmood R., Zhao T., Li Z. and Li Y., 2017: Recent land cover changes and sensitivity of the model simulations to various land cover datasets for China. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 129(4), 395-408, doi:10.1007/s00703-016-0478-5. 【SCI】

Chen Liang*, Ma Zhuguo, Zhao Tianbao, Li Zhenhua, and Li Yanping, 2017: Simulation of the regional climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin. Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett., 10:4, 291-297, doi: 10.1080/16742834.2017.1313681.

Li Y., Szeto K., Stewart R. E., ThériaultJ.M., Chen L., Kochtubajda B., Liu A., Boodoo S., Goodson R., Mooney C., and Kurkute S., 2017: A numerical study of the June 2013 flood-producing extreme rainstorm over southern Alberta. J. Hydrometeor., 18, 2057-2078, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0176.1.【SCI】

Liu C. H., Ikeda K., Rasmussen,R., Barlage M., Newman A. J., Prein A. F., Chen F., Chen L., Clark M,  Dai A., Dudhia J., Eidhammer T., Gochis D., Gutmann E., Kurkute S., Li Y., Thompson G., and Yates D., 2017: Continental-scale convection-permitting modeling of the current and future climate of North America. Climate Dyn., 49(1-2), 71-95, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3327-9.【SCI】

Chen L., Li Y.*, Chen F., Barr A., Barlage M., and Wan B., 2016: The incorporation of an organic soil layer in the Noah-MP land surface model and its evaluation over a boreal aspen forest. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16(13), 8375-8387, doi:10.5194/acp-16-8375-2016. 【SCI】

Zhao Tianbao, Chen Liang, and Ma Zhuguo, 2014: Simulation of historical and projected climate change in arid and semiarid areas by CMIP5 models. Chin. Sci. Bull., 59(4), 412–429, doi:10.1007/s11434-013-0003-x.【SCI】

Chen L., Ma Z., and Fan X., 2012: A comparative study of two land surface schemes in WRF model over eastern China.J. Tropical Meteorology, 18(4), 445-456.【SCI】

Yang Q., Ma Z., and Chen L., 2011: A Preliminary Analysis of the Relationship between Precipitation Variation Trends and Altitude in China. Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett., 4(1): 41-46, doi:  10.1080/16742834.2011.11446899.