Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Chen Zhou

Postdoctoral Appointment
Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division


 +1 925-423-0469


DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
2014
MSc.
Peking University
2010
B.S.
Peking University
2007

Research Interests

  • Cloud remote sensing
  • Cloud radiative transfer
  • Cloud radiative feedback to the climate

Honors and Awards

  • NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2012-2014
  • EOS Research Spotlight for Zelinka et al. (2016)

Selected (Recent) Publications

Zhou, C., M. D. Zelinka, and S. A. Klein, 2016: Impact of decadal cloud variations on the Earth's energy budget, Nature Geoscience, accepted.

Zelinka, M. D., C. Zhou, and S. A. Klein, 2016: Insights from a Refined Decomposition of Cloud Feedbacks, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069917.

Zhou, C., M. D. Zelinka, A. E. Dessler, and S. A. Klein, 2015: The relationship between inter-annual and long-term cloud feedbacks, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi: 10.1002/2015GL066698.

Zhou, C., and P. Yang, 2015: Backscattering peak of ice cloud particles, Opt. Express, 23, 11995-12003.

Zhou, C., A. E. Dessler, M. D. Zelinka, P. Yang, and T. Wang, 2014: Cirrus feedback on interannual climate fluctuations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 9166–9173, doi: 10.1002/2014GL062095.

Zhou, C., P. Yang, A. E. Dessler and F. Liang, 2013: Statistical properties of horizontally oriented plates in optically thick clouds from satellite observations, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Lett., 10, 986-990.

Zhou, C., M. D. Zelinka, A. E. Dessler, and P. Yang, 2013: An Analysis of the Short-Term Cloud Feedback Using MODIS Data. J. Climate, 26, 4803–4815.

Zhou, C., P. Yang, A. E. Dessler, Y. Hu and B. A. Baum, 2012: Study of horizontally oriented ice crystals with CALIPSO observations and comparison with Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer Simulations, J. Appl. Meteor. Clim. 51, 1426-1439.

Hu, Y., C. Zhou and J. Liu, 2011: Observational evidence for poleward expansion of the Hadley Circulation, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 28, 33-44.


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