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Model Development


Dr. Bo Sun


• Affiliation: International Pacific Research Center (IPRC), University of Hawaii
• Address: 1680 East West Rd., POST Bldg., 409, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
• Telephone: 808-9562453
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• 2010—2015, PhD, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Thesis: Atmospheric water cycle over East Asia, its variability, and related climate dynamics
Supervisor: Dr. Wang Huijun
• 2006—2010, Bachelor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Lanzhou University, China
Honors and Awards
• 2015 Dean Special Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences
• 2014 Zhu-Li-Yuehua Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
• 2014 National Scholarship
• 2013 National Scholarship
• 2010 Outstanding Graduate of Lanzhou University
• 2009 First Prize Scholarship of Lanzhou University
• 2008 National Scholarship
• 2008 First Prize Scholarship of Lanzhou University
Research Interests
• Climate dynamics and variability
• Atmospheric water cycle and the underlying physical mechanisms
Professional Experiences
• 2015-present Postdoc research fellow in IPRC, University of Hawaii (supervised by Prof. Bin Wang)
Journal Reviews
• Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres
• International Journal of Climatology
Publications (peer-reviewed) (SCI: 6)
Sun, B., and H. J. Wang, 2014c: Analysis of the major atmospheric moisture sources affecting three sub-regions of East China, Int. J. Climatol.. (in press) (SCI)
Sun, B., and H. J. Wang, 2014b: Inter-decadal transition of the leading mode of inter-annual variability of summer rainfall in East China and its associated atmospheric water vapor transport, Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2251-0.  (SCI)
Sun, B., and H. J. Wang, 2014a: Moisture sources of semi-arid grassland in China using the Lagrangian Particle Model FLEXPART, J. Climate, 27, 2457–2474, doi: (SCI)
Sun, B., and H. J. Wang, 2013b: Water Vapor Transport Paths and Accumulation during Widespread Snowfall Events in Northeastern China. J. Climate, 26, 4550–4566, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00300.1. (SCI)
Sun B., and H. J. Wang, 2013a: Larger variability, better predictability?, Int. J. Climatol., 33, 2341–2351, doi: 10.1002/JOC.3582. (SCI)
Sun, B., and D. B. Jiang, 2012: Changes of Atmospheric Water Balance over China under the IPCC SRES A1B Scenario Based on RegCM3 Simulations, Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett., 5, 461–467.
Sun B., Y. L. Zhu, and H. J. Wang, 2011: The recent interdecadal and interannual variation of water vapor transport over eastern China, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 28, 1039–1048, doi: 10.1007/s00376-010-0093-1. (SCI)Input more content.
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