Faculty and Staff
Title: Associate researcher
Research Field: Climatology
Department: Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Waves
Tel/Fax: 0532-82886976

2009 - present: associate researcher, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Ph.D. (2009), Meteorology, Lanzhou University, China
B. S. (2004), Atmospheric Science, Lanzhou University, China


Research Interests
Air-sea interaction
Numerical simulation
East Asian climate variability
Intraseasonal variability
Tropical ocean dynamics


Honors and Awards
Selected Publications:(发表论文、专利、出版书籍等):
1.Zhao Xia, Dongliang Yuan, Guang Yang, Jing Wang, Hailong Liu, Renhe Zhang, Weiqing Han, Interannual variability and dynamics of intraseasonal wind rectification in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, Climate Dynamics, 2019,
2.Zhao, X., G. Yang, and J. Wang, Persistence of Summer Sea Surface Temperatur Anomalies in the mid-latitude North Pacific and its Interdecadal Variability, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2018, doi: 10.1007/s00376-017-7184-1.
3.Zhao, X., and G. Yang, Winter to winter recurrence of atmospheric circulation anomalies over East Asia and its impact on winter surface air temperature anomalies, PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(2): e0171641. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171641
4.Zhao, X., D. L. Yuan, G. Yang, H. Zhou, and J. Wang, Role of the oceanic channel in the relationships between the basin/dipole mode of SST anomalies in the tropical Indian Ocean and ENSO transition. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2016, 33(12), 1386–1400, doi:10.1007/s00376-016-6048-4
5.Zhao, X., and J. Li, Winter-to-winter recurrence and non-winter-to-winter recurrence of SST anomalies in the central North Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 2012,117, C05027, doi:10.1029/2011JC007845.
6.Zhao, X., and J. Li, Winter-to-Winter Recurrence of Atmospheric Circulation Anomalies in the central North Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 2012,117, C12023, doi:10.1029/2012JC008248.
7.Zhao, X., and J. Li, Winter-to-Winter Recurrence of SSTA in the Northern Hemisphere, J. Climate, 2010, 23: 3835-3854, doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI2583.1.
8.Zhao, X., and J. Li, The Summer Persistence Barrier of SSTA in the North Pacific Ocean and its Possible Cause, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s00376-012-1253-2.
9.Zhao, X., and J. Li, Possible causes for the Persistence Barrier of SSTA in the South China Sea and the vicinity of Indonesia, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2009, 26: 1125–1136, doi: 10.1007/s00376-009-8165-9.