CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".
Xiuhua Zhu

Dr. Xiuhua Zhu

Participating Researcher


Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN)
Meteorological Institute
Room 307
Grindelberg 5
20144 Hamburg

+49 40 42838 5072

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Thesis subjects

Low Frequency Variability of the Meridional Overturning Circulation

Research interests

Climate change, climate variability, climate dynamics

CliSAP Publications

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  • Fan, Y., Fan, K., Zhu, X., & Fraedrich, K. (2019). El Niño-related summer precipitation anomalies in Southeast Asia modulated by the Atlantic multidecadal oscillation. Journal of Climate, 32, 7971-7987. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0049.1.
  • Xu, J., Koldunov, N., Remedio, A., Sein, D., Zhi, X., Jiang, X., Xu, M., Zhu, X., Fraedrich, K. F., & Jacob, D. (2018). On the role of horizontal resolution over the Tibetan Plateau in the REMO regional climate model. Climate Dynamics, 51, 4525-4542. doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4085-7.
  • Zhu, X., Bye, J., Fraedrich, K. F., & Bordi, I. (2016). Statistical structure of intrinsic climate variability under global warming. Journal of Climate, 29, 5935-5947. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0505.1.
  • Bordi, I., Zhu, X., & Fraedrich, K. F. (2016). Precipitable water vapor and its relationship with the Standardized Precipitation Index: ground-based GPS measurements and reanalysis data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 123, 263-275. doi:10.1007/s00704-014-1355-0.
  • Tao, H., Borth, H., Fraedrich, K. F., Schneidereit, A., & Zhu, X. (2015). Hydrological extremes in the Aksu-Tarim River Basin and midlatitude atmospheric circulation: climatology and regime shift. Climate Dynamics, 46, 2029-2037. doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2649-3.
  • Fraedrich, K. F., Sielmann, F., Cai, D., Zhang, L., & Zhu, X. (2015). Validation of an ideal rainfall-runoff chain in a GCM environment. Water Resources Management, 29, 313-324. doi:10.1007/s11269-014-0703-2.
  • Zhang Ling, L., Sielmann, F., Fraedrich, K. F., Zhu, X., & Zhi, X. (2015). Variability of winter extreme precipitation in Southeast China: contributions of SST anomalies. Climate Dynamics, 45, 2557-2570. doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2492-6.
  • Cai, D., Fraedrich, K. F., Sielmann, F., Zhang, L., Zhu, X., Guo, S., & Guan, Y. (2015). Vegetation dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau (1982 to 2006): An attribution by eco-hydrological diagnostics. Journal of Climate, 28, 4576-4584. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00692.1.
  • Zhang, L., Zhu, X., Fraedrich, K. F., Sielmann, F., & Zhi, X. (2014). Interdecadal variability of winter precipitation in Southeast China. Climate Dynamics, 43, 2239-2248. doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2048-1.
  • You, Q., Fraedrich, K. F., Sielmann, F., Min, J., Kang, S., Ji, S., Zhu, X., & Ren, G. (2014). Present and projected degree days in China from observation, reanalysis and simulations. Climate Dynamics, 43, 1449-1462. doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1960-0.