Dr. Xiuhua Zhu
Climate change, climate variability, climate dynamics
- Since June 2010: CliSAP, Universität Hamburg
- April 2008-May 2010: PostDoc, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
- October 2007-March 2008: Postdoc, Universität Hamburg
- March-September 2007: Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
- March 2003-February 2007: PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Johann Jungclaus and Prof. Dr. Jochem Marotzke. Thesis: Low Frequency Variability of the Meridional Overturning Circulation.
- July 2003: Master degree in Physical Oceanography South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS
- July 2000: Bachelor degree in Marine Meteorology, Ocean University of China
Peer reviewed publications
Zhu, X., K. Fraedrich, Z. Liu, and R. Blender, 2010: A demonstration of long term memory and climate predictability. Journal of Climate, Vol. 23, No. 18.
Zhu, X., O. Bothe, and K. Fraedrich, 2010: Atmospheric bridging between Europe and Central Asia: Influence on Tibetan Plateau summer drought and wetness. Quaternary International, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2010.06.015.
Blender, R., X. Zhu, D. Zhang, and K. Fraedrich, 2010: Yangtze runoff, precipitation, and the east asian monsoon in a 2800 years climate control simulation. Quaternary International, in press.
Bothe O., K. Fraedrich, and X. Zhu, 2010: The large-scale circulations and summer drought and wetness on the Tibetan plateau. Intern. J. of Climatol., 30, 844-855.
Bothe O., K. Fraedrich, and X. Zhu, 2010: Large-scale circulations and Tibetan plateau summer drought and wetness in a high-resolution climate model. Intern. J. of Climatol., DOI: 10.1002/joc.2124.
Zhang, D., R. Blender, X. Zhu, and K. Fraedrich, 2010: The climate in China during the last 1200 years in an ensemble simulation. Theoretical and applied Meteorology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-010-0305-8.
Orlowsky B., O. Bothe, K. Fraedrich, F.-W.Gerstengarbe, and X. Zhu, 2010: Statistical analogue resampling for future climates of the Yangtze river basin. Journal of Climate, vol. 23, No. 13, 3509-3524.
Fraedrich, K., X. Zhu, 2009: Yangtze discharge memory. Quaternary Sciences, 29, 696-700.
Fraedrich, K., R. Blender, X. Zhu, 2009: Continuum climate variability: long-term memory, extremes, and predictability. International Journal of Modern Physics B, Vol. 23, 5403-5416.
Frisius T., K. Fraedrich, X. Zhu, and W. Wang, 2009: A spectral barotropic model of the wind-driven world ocean. Ocean modeling, 30, 310-322.
Zhu. X., J. Jungclaus, 2008: Interdecadal Variability of the MOC as an ocean internal mode, Climate dynamics, 31(6): 731-741.(Download PDF)
Zhu, X., K. Fraedrich, and R. Blender, 2006: Variability Regimes of Simulated Atlantic MOC. Geophysical Research Letter, 33, L21603, doi:10.1029/2006GL027291.(Download PDF)
Zhu, X., 2007: Low frequency variability of the meridional overturning circulation. Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Reports of Earth System Science, No. 39, 158pp, ISSN 1614-1199.
Wang W., X. Zhu, and Y. Hou, 2005: The Role of Ocean Dynamics in the Spring Warm Pool of the South China Sea. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. 29(4): 565-572.
Zhu X., W. Wang, and D. Wang, 2003: The interannual mode of the sea surface temperature in the South China Sea in relation to the Asian Summer Monsoon forcing. Journal of Tropical Oceanography, 22(4), 42-50.