Name :       Qun Du

Sex:            Female     

Date of  Birth:           16/01/1984  Shandong , P.R.China

Diploma:  Ph. D., majored in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment

Current Position: Associate Professor

Address:  Institute of Atmospheric Physics,  

Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Beijing ,100029, P.R.China

Tel: +86 10 62035948  


Research Areas

Atmospheric Boundary layer Physics; 

Land surface flux Observation;

Field experiment on the land surface-atmosphere interaction processes;

land surface process; 


Sep. 2009-Jun. 2013       Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS)    Ph. D., majored in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment

Sep. 2005-Jun. 2008  Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), Master of Science, majored in Ecology

Sep. 2001-Jun. 2005  Nanjing Agricultural University,Bachelor of Science, majored in Ecology


Work Experience

Jul. 2013-Dec. 2019     As Assistant Professor in the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Jan. 2020-Present    As Associate Professor in the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Teaching Experience

Observation and simulation of fluxes between land surface and atmosphere 



1.Xiaoni Meng, Huizhi Liu, Qun Du. Yang Liu, Lujun Xu. Factors controlling the latent and sensible heat fluxes over Erhai Lake under different atmospheric surface layer stability conditions. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, 2020, doi: 10.1080/16742834.2020.1769450.

2. Qun Du, HuiZhi Liu, Yaohui Li, LuJun Xu, Sapit Diloksumpun. The effect of phenology on the carbon exchange process in grassland and maize cropland ecosystems across a semiarid area of China. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 653(133868), 1-11, SCIIF>4

3. Xu Lujun, Liu Huizhi, Du Qun and Xu Xiangde. The assessment of the planetary boundary layer schemes in WRF over the central Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Research, 2019, 230 (104644), 1-12. SCIIF>4

4. Du Qun, Liu Huizhi, Xu Lujun, Liu Yang, Wang Lei. The monsoon effect on energy and carbon exchange processes over a highland lake in southwest of China [J]. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 2018, 18 (20): 15087-15104. doi: 10.5194/acp-18-15087-2018. SCIIF>5

5. Du Qun, Liu Huizhi, Liu Yang, Wang Lei, Xu Lujun, Sun Jihua, Xu Anlun, 2018: Factors controlling evaporation and the CO2 flux over an open water lake in southwest of China on multiple temporal scales. International Journal of Climatology. 38(13): 4723-4739. doi: 10.1002/joc.5692. SCI,IF>3 

6. Xu Lujun, Liu Huizhi, Du Qun and Wang Lei, Liu Yang, Sun Jihua. 2019: Differences of atmospheric boundary layer characteristics between pre-monsoon and monsoon period over the Erhai lake. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 135(1-2): 305-321 10.1007/s00704-018-2386-8. SCI,IF>2

7. Du Qun, Liu Huizhi and Xu Lujun, 2017: Evaluating of simulated carbon flux phenology over a cropland ecosystem in a semiarid area of China with SiBcrop. International Journal of Biometeorology, 2(61): 247-258, doi: 10.1007/s00484-016-1207-y. SCI,IF>2

8. Xu Lujun, Liu Huizhi, Du Qun and Wang Lei, 2017: Evaluation of the WRF-lake model over a highland freshwater lake in southwest China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, doi:10.1002/2016JD025396, 121 (23): 13989–14005. SCI,IF>3

9. Du Qun, Liu HuiZhi, Feng JianWu, and Wang Lei, 2014: Effects of different gap filling methods and land surface energy balance closure on annual net ecosystem exchange in a semiarid area of China. Science China-Earth Sciences, 57, 1340-1351, doi:10.1007/s11430-013-4756-5. SCI,IF>3

10. Du Qun, Liu HuiZhi, 2013: Seven years of carbon dioxide exchange over a degraded grassland and a cropland with maize ecosystems in a semiarid area of China. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 173, 1-12, doi:10.1016/j.agee.2013.04.009. SCI,IF>4

11. Du Qun, Liu HuiZhi, Feng JianWu, Wang Lei, Huang Jianping, Zhang Wu, and Bernhofer C., 2012: Carbon dioxide exchange processes over the grassland ecosystems in semiarid areas of China. Science China-Earth Sciences, 55, 644-655, doi:10.1007/s11430-011-4283-1. SCI,IF>3

12. Feng JianWu, Liu HuiZhi, Wang Lei, Du Qun, and Shi Liqing., 2012: Seasonal and inter-annual variation of surface roughness length and bulk transfer coefficients in a semiarid area. Science China-Earth Sciences, 55, 254-261, doi:10.1007/s11430-011-4258-2. SCI,IF>3

13.Liu Huizhi, Wang Lei, Du Qun. 2018. An overview of recent studies on atmospheric boundary layer physics at LAPC (2012–2017) [J]. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (in Chinese), 42 (4): 823-832, doi: 10.3878/j.issn.1006-9895.1802.17274.

14.Xu Lujun, Liu Huizhi, Xu Xiangde, Du Qun et al., Evaluation of the WRF model to simulate atmospheric boundary layer over Naqu area in the Tibetan Plateau. Acta Meteorologica Sinica (in Chinese, 2018,76(6):955-967. doi:10.11676/qxxb2018.059. 

15.Du Qun, Hong Zhongxiang, Liu Xiangqing. 2017. Analysis of atmospheric boundary layer characteristics during strong winter wind processes in Beijing [J]. Climatic and Environmental Research (in Chinese), 22 (2): 212−220, doi: 10.3878/j.issn.1006-9585.2016.16086. 

Research Interests

Micrometeorology, Atmospheric Boundary layer Physics, Land surface process


National Natural Science of Foundation (NSFC): The patterns of energy and carbon (CO2 and CH4) fluxes and its controlling mechanism of "floatiing blanket" highland lake wetland (2020-2023, in charge)

National Natural Science of Foundation (NSFC): The impact of vegetation phenology on carbon exchange process and its numerical simulation over grassland ecosystems in the semi-arid area of China (2016-2018, in charge);

National Natural Science of Foundation-The Thailand Research Fund(NSFC-TRF):Land-air carbon, water and energy fluxes over different terrestrial ecosystems in the Asia Monsoon region and their response mechanisms to climate variability (2019-2019)


University of Helsinki in Finland

Kasetsart University in Thailand

Colorado State University in U.S.A

Univesity of Cologne in German