Dr. Chia Chou
  Research Interests Publications - Hightlighted papers中文

Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica
Title: Research Fellow
Address:128 Sec. 2, Academia Rd., Nankang Taipei 115, Taiwan
TEL:(02) 2787-1900
FAX:(02) 2787-1924
E-mail:chiachou@rcec.sinica.edu.tw
Website:http://www.rcec.sinica.edu.tw/~csr/
Other:http://www.rcec.sinica.edu.tw/~chia/

Education
  Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Jan 1997
    Dissertation:Simplified Radiation and Convection Treatments for Large-scale Tropical Atmospheric Modeling
    Advisor:Professor J. David Neelin
  M.S., Atmospheric Sciences University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Mar 1993
  B.S., Atmospheric Sciences National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C. Jun 1988

Employment Present
  Jul 2009 - present, Research Follow, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Oct 2010 - present, Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2010 - present, Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate Institue of Hydrologic Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan

Employment Past
  Mar 2005 - Jun 2009, Associate Research Follow, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Jan 2004 - Mar 2005, Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2001 - Dec 2003, Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2005 - Nov 2010, Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Feb 2005 - Jul 2005, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2005 - Aug 2010, Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate Institue of Hydrologic Sciences, National Central University,
           Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2003 - Jul 2005, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Graduate Institue of Hydrologic Sciences,
            National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2002 - Jul 2005, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Aug 2000 - Jul 2001, Guest Assistant Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  Jan 1997 - Aug 2000, Postgraduate Researcher, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, UCLA
  Sep 1992 - Dec 1996, Graduate Student Research Assistant, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, UCLA
  Jul 1990 - Jul 1991, Graduate Student Research Assistant, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, UCLA

Research Interest to top
  Climate Variability and Climate Change
  Monsoon Dynamics
  Tropical Atmospheric dynamics
  Cloud radiation
  Paleo-climate

Model
  Quasi-equilibrium Tropical Circulation models(QTCM)
  Linearized longwave radiation scheme
  Implified shortwave radiation scheme

Publications to top  

Hightlighted papersSubmitted, accepted, or in press
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  Hightlighted papers to Publications

  Submitted, accepted, or in press to Publications

    • Wu, Liang, Chia Chou, Cheng-Ta Chen, Ronghui Huang, Thomas R. Knutson, Joseph J. Sirutis, Stephen T. Garner, Christopher Kerr, Chia-Jung Lee and Ya-Chien Feng, 2014: Simulations of the present and late 21st century western North Pacific tropical cyclone activity using a regional model. J. Climate, accepted. Abstract Manuscript(PDF 10.54MB)
    • Liu, Yuwei, John, C. H. Chiang, Chia Chou and Christina M. Patricola, 2014: Atmospheric teleconncetion mechanisms of extratropical North Atlantic SST influence on Sahel rainfall. Climate Dynamics , accepted. Abstract Manuscript(PDF 2.03MB)

2014 to Publications

2013 to Publications

  • Chou, Chia, Tzu-Chin Wu and Pei-Hua Tan, 2013: Changes in gross moist stability in the tropics under global warming. Climate Dynamics, 41, 2481-2496, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1703-2. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3, NSC100-2621-M-492-001 and NSC100-2111-M-415-001) Abstract Manuscript(PDF 1.21MB) Online version © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Dai, Aiguo, Hongmei Li, Ying Sun, Li-Ciao Hong, LinHo, Chia Chou, and Tianjun Zhou, 2013: The relative roles of upper and lower tropospheric thermal contrasts and tropical influences in driving asian summer monsoons. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 7024-7045, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50565. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3) Abstract Online version © 2013 American Geophysical Union
  • Huang, Ping, Chia Chou and Ronghui Huang, 2013: The Activity of Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves in CMIP3 Global Climate Models. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 112, 697-711, doi:10.1007/s00704-012-0761-4. (NSC98-2745-M-001-005-MY3) Abstract Online version © Springer-Verlag 2012
  • Chou, Chia, John C. H. Chiang, Chia-Wei Lan, Chia-Hui Chung , Yi-Chun Liao and Chia-Jung Lee, 2013: Increase in the range between wet and dry season precipitation. Nature Geoscience, 6, 263-267, doi:10.1038/NGEO1744. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3 and NSC100-2621-M-492-001) Abstract Online version © 2013 Macmillan Publishers Limited
  • Tu, Jien-Yi, and Chia Chou, 2013: Changes in precipitation frequency and intensity in the vicinity of Taiwan: typhoon vs. non-typhoon events. Environ. Res. Lett., 8, 014023, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/014023. (NSC 98-2745-M-001-005-MY3, NSC 99-2111-M-034-003 and NSC 100-2119-M-034-001) Abstract Online at ERL © 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd
  • Tan, Pei-Hua, Chia Chou and Charles C.-K. Chou, 2013: Impact of urbanization on the air pollution "holiday effect" in Taiwan. Atmos. Environ., 70, 361-375, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.01.008. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3 and NSC101-2111-M-415-001) Abstract The final publication is available at AE website © 2009 Elsevier B. V.

2012 to Publications

  • Ko, Ken-Chung, Huang-Hsiung Hsu and Chia Chou, 2012: Propagation and Maintenance Mechanism of the TC/submonthly Wave Pattern and TC feedback in the Western North Pacific. J. Climate, 25, 8591-8610. Abstract Manuscript(PDF 6.95MB) © 2012 American Meteorological Society
  • Chen, Chao-An, Chia Chou and Cheng-Ta Chen, 2012: Regional perspective on mechanisms for precipitation frequency and intensity under global warming. J. Climate, 25, 8487-8501. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3 and NSC100-2621-M-492-001) Abstract Manuscript(PDF 3.71MB) © 2012 American Meteorological Society
  • Scherllin-Pirscher, B., C. Deser, S.-P. Ho, C. Chou, W. Randal and Y.-W. Kuo, 2012: The vertical and spatial structure of ENSO in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere from GPS radio occultation measurements. Geophy. Res. Lett., 39, L20801, doi:10.1029/2012GL053071. Abstract Manuscript(PDF 1.79MB) © 2012 American Geophysical Union
  • Chou, Chia, Chao-An Chen, Pei-Hua Tan and Kwan-Ting Chen, 2012: Mechanisms for global warming impacts on precipitation frequency and intensity. J. Climate , 25, 3291-3306. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3 and NSC98-2625-M-492-011) Abstract Manuscript(PDF 1.78MB) © 2012 American Meteorological Society
  • Chou, Chia, and Chia-Wei Lan, 2012: Changes in the annual range of precipitation under global warming. J. Climate , 25, 222-235. (NSC99-2111-M-001-003-MY3 and NSC98-2625-M-492-011) Abstract Manuscript(PDF 9.92MB) © 2012 American Meteorological Society

2011 to Publications

  • Huang, Ping, Chia Chou, and Ronghui Huang, 2011: Seasonal modulation of tropical intraseasonal oscillations on tropical cyclone geneses in the western North Pacific. J. Climate , 24, 6339-6352. (NSC98-2745-M-001-005-MY3) Abstract Manuscript(PDF 2.48MB) © 2011 American Meteorological Society
  • Tu, Jien-Yi, Chia Chou, Pinng Huang and Ronghui Huang, 2011: An abrupt increase of intense typhoons over the western North Pacific in early summer. Environ. Res. Lett., 6, 034013, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/3/034013. (NSC98-2745-M-001-005-MY3) Abstract Manuscript(PDF 2.26MB) Link of ERL News in ERL

  2005-2009 to Publications

  2000-2004 to Publications

    • Chou, Chia, and J. D. Neelin, 2004: Mechanisms of global warming impacts on regional tropical precipitation. J. Climate, 17, 2688-2701. (NSC91-2111-M-001-002) Abstract Preprint(PDF 2.0MB) © 2004 American Meteorological Society
    • Chou, Chia, 2004: Establishment of the low-level wind anomalies over the western North Pacific during ENSO development. J. Climate, 17, 2195-2212. (NSC91-2111-M-001-002) Abstract Preprint(PDF 2.3MB) © 2004 American Meteorological Society
    • Neelin, J. D., Chia Chou, and H. Su, 2003: Tropical drought regions in global warming and El Nino teleconnections. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(24), 2275, doi:10.1029/2003GL018625. (NSC91-2111-M-001-002) Preprint(PDF 2.62MB) AGU highlight for this paper © 2003 American Geophysical Union
    • Chou, Chia, J.-Y. Tu, and J.-Y. Yu 2003: Interannual variability of the western North Pacific summer monsoon: Differences between ENSO and non-ENSO years. J. Climate, 16, 2275-2287. (NSC90-2119-M-001-020) Abstract Paper(PDF 2.42MB) © 2003 American Meteorological Society
    • Chou, Chia 2003: Land-sea heating contrast in an idealized Asian summer monsoon. Clim Dyn, 21, 11-25. (NSC90-2119-M-001-020) Abstract Paper(PDF 1.29MB) (The original publication is available at http://link.springer.de or at http://link.springer-ny.com)
    • Chou, Chia, and J. D. Neelin, 2003: Mechanisms limiting the northward extent of the northern summer monsoons over North America, Asia and Africa. J. Climate, 16, 406-425. (NSC89-2811-M-034-0001) Abstract Paper(PDF 4.18MB)© 2003 American Meteorological Society
    • Chou, Chia, J. D. Neelin, and H. Su., 2001: Ocean-atmosphere-land feedbacks in an idealized monsoon. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 127, 1869-1891. Abstract Preprint(PDF 17.20MB) © 2001 Royal Meteorological Society
    • Su, H., J. D. Neelin, and Chia Chou, 2001: Tropical teleconnection and local response to SST anomalies during the 1997-1998 El Nino. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 20025-20044.
    • Chou, Chia and J. D. Neelin, 2001: Mechanisms limiting the southward extent of the South American summer monsoon. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 2433-2436. Abstract Preprint(PDF 1.1MB) © 2001 American Geophysical Union
    • Zeng, N., J. D. Neelin, Chia Chou, J. W.-B. Lin, and H. Su, 2000: Climate and variability in the first quasi-equilibrium tropical circulation model. In General Circulation Model Development: Past, Present, and Future, D. A. Randall, ed., Academic Press, 457-488.
    • Zeng, N., J. D. Neelin, and Chia Chou, 2000: The first quasi-equilibrium tropical circulation model-implementation and simulation. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1767-1796.

  1996-1999 to Publications