- 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,
Zhou, C., A. E. Dessler, M. D. Zelinka, P. Yang, and T. Wang, 2014: Cirrus feedback on interannual climate fluctuations,
Zhou, C., P. Yang, A. E. Dessler and F. Liang, 2013: Statistical properties of horizontally oriented plates in optically thick clouds from satellite observations,