CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".
Chao Li

Dr. Chao Li

Participating Researcher


Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN)
Research Unit Sustainability and Global Change (FNU)
Room 3005
Grindelberg 7
20144 Hamburg

+49 40 42838 4830

Download vCard

Research interests

Global warming and climate variability

CliSAP Publications

Print all
  • Suarez-Gutierrez, L., Müller, W. A., Li, C., & Marotzke, J. (2020). Hotspots of extreme heat under global warming. Climate Dynamics. doi:10.1007/s00382-020-05263-w.
  • Suarez-Gutierrez, L., Müller, W. A., Li, C., & Marotzke, J. (2020). Dynamical and thermodynamical drivers of variability in European summer heat extremes. Climate Dynamics, 54, 4351-4366. doi:10.1007/s00382-020-05233-2.
  • Huang, X., Zhou, T., Dai, A., Li, H., Li, C., Chen, X., Lu, J., & von Storch, J. S. (2020). South Asian summer monsoon projections constrained by the Intedacadal Pacific Oscillation. Science Advances, 6: eaay6546. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aay6546.
  • Rugenstein, M., Bloch‐Johnson, J., Gregory, J., Andrews, T., Mauritsen, T., Li, C., Frölicher, T. L., Paynter, D., Danabasoglu, G., Yang, S., Dufresne, J., Cao, L., Schmidt, G. A., Abe‐Ouchi, A., Geoffroy, O., & Knutti, R. (2020). Equilibrium climate sensitivity estimated by equilibrating climate models. Geophysical Research Letters, 47: e2019GL083898. doi:10.1029/2019GL083898.
  • Li, C., Held, H., Hokamp, S., & Marotzke, J. (2020). Optimal temperature overshoot profile found by limiting global sea level rise as a lower-cost climate target. Science Advances, 6: eaaw9490. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaw9490.
  • Rugenstein, M., Bloch-Johnson, J., Abe-Ouchi, A., Andrews, T., Beyerle, U., Cao, L., Chadha, T., Danabasoglu, G., Dufresne, J.-L., Duan, L., Foujols, M.-A., Frölicher, T., Geoffroy, O., Gregory, J., Knutti, R., Li, C., Marzocchi, A., Mauritsen, T., Menary, M., Moyer, E., Nazarenko, L., Paynter, D., Saint-Martin, D., Schmidt, G. A., Yamamoto, A., & Yang, S. (2019). LongRunMIP – motivation and design for a large collection of millennial-length AO-GCM simulations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100, 2551-2570. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0068.1.
  • Yang, H., Lohmann, G., Shi, X., & Li, C. (2019). Enhanced mid-latitude meridional heat imbalance induced by the ocean. Atmosphere, 10: 746. doi:10.3390/ATMOS10120746.
  • Zhou, T., Luterbacher, J., Wu, S., Li, C., Chao, Q., Cheng, X., Duan, Y., Li, J., Stevens, B., Voigt, S., Zhang, Y., Zheng, X., & Zou, L. (2019). A new era of China-Germany joint research exploring the climate mystery of Earth. Science Bulletin, 64, 1733-1736. doi:10.1016/j.scib.2019.09.018.
  • Maher, N., Milinski, S., Suarez-Gutierrez, L., Botzet, M., Kornblueh, L., Takano, Y., Kröger, J., Ghosh, R., Hedemann, C., Li, C., Li, H., Manzini, E., Notz, D., Putrasahan, D., Boysen, L., Claussen, M., Ilyina, T., Olonscheck, D., Raddatz, T., Stevens, B., & Marotzke, J. (2019). The Max Planck Institute Grand Ensemble - Enabling the Exploration of Climate System Variability. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11, 2050-2069. doi:10.1029/2019MS001639.
  • Wu, B., Zhou, T., Li, C., Müller, W. A., & Lin, J. (2019). Improved decadal prediction of Northern-Hemisphere summer land temperature. Climate Dynamics, 53, 1357-1369. doi:10.1007/s00382-019-04658-8.