R&D Scopes: Land-atmosphere Interaction
Address: 320 Donggang West Road, Lanzhou, Gansu, China
2014.01- Present: Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute，Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor.
2008.03-2013.12: Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute，Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant Researcher.
2005.09-2008.07: Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute，Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD.
2005.07-2008.02: Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute，Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant.
2002.09-2005.07: Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute，Chinese Academy of Sciences, MSc.
1996.09-2000.06: Department of Atmospheric Science, Lanzhou University, BSc.
2019.01-2022.12: Comparative observation and study of land process characteristics of photovoltaic power station in northwest China's arid region, funded by National Science Foundation of China , PI.
2017.08-2018.12: research on the refined classification of PV power comprehensive prediction technology based on satellite cloud map and ground cloud map under the constraint of sending power grid. Horizontal commission project, PI
2017.01-2020.12: The characteristics of surface spectrophotometric radiation under different weather conditions and its influence on surface albedo, funded by National Science Foundation of China , PI.
2014.01-2017.12: Comparative study on the land surface process and parameterization of bare soil underlying surface in different climate zones of loess plateau, funded by National Science Foundation of China, PI.
2011.01-2013.12: Determination of land surface parameters of typical tableland of loess plateau and application in land process model, funded by National Science Foundation of China, PI.
2010.01-2014.12: Project 973: simulation and analysis of the interaction process of climate system circles and its impact and response to climate change. Participator.
2009.01-2013.12: Project 973: observation and analysis of energy and water circulation in typical arid and semi-arid regions in northwest China, Participator.
2008.01-2011.12: Research on the characteristics of land-gas interaction in northwest arid regions and its influencing mechanism on climate, funded by National Science Foundation of China, Participator.
 Zhenchao Li, Jiaxi Yang, Xiaoqing Gao, Ye Yu, Zhiyuan Zheng, Rong Liu, Chao Wang, Xuhong Hou, Zhigang Wei. 2018. The relationship between surface spectral albedo and soil moisture in an arid Gobi area. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi.org/10.1007/s00704-018-2577-3
 Zhenchao Li, Jiaxi Yang, Xiaoqing Gao, Zhiyuan Zheng, Ye Yu, Xuhong Hou and Zhigang Wei. 2018. Impact of soil moisture and winter wheat height from the Loess Plateau in Northwest China on surface spectral albedo. Theor Appl Climatol，131:857-864
 Zhenchao Li, Jiaxi Yang, Zhiyuan Zheng, Ye Yu, Tangtang Zhang, Xuhong Hou, Zhigang Wei. 2017. Comparative study of the soil thermal regime in arid and semi-humid areas. Environ Earth Sci, 76:28. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-016-6354-2.
 Li Zhenchao，Wei Zhigang，Lv Shihua，Dong Wenjie，Gao Yanhong，Wei Hong，Zheng Zhiyuan. 2014. Effect of land surface processes on the Tibetan Plateau's past and its predicted response to global warming: an analytical investigation based on simulation results from the CMIP5 model. Environmental Earth Sciences, 72(4), 1155-1166
 Li Zhenchao, Wei Zhigang, Zheng Zhiyuan, Wei Hong and Liu Hui. 2014. The application and comparison of several flux profile relations in CoLM. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions, 6(1): 73–80
 Li Zhenchao, Wei Zhigang, Wang Chao, Zheng Zhiyuan, Wei Hong, Liu Hui. 2012. Simulation and improvement of common land model on the bare soil of Loess Plateau underlying surface, Environmental Earth Sciences, 66(4), 1091-1097
 Zheng Zhiyuan, Wenjie Dong, Zhenchao Li, Wei Zhao, Shanshan Hu, Xiaodong Yan, Jiaqi Zhao, and Zhigang Wei. 2015. Observational study of surface spectral radiation and corresponding albedo over Gobi, desert, and bare loess surfaces in northwestern China. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120,883–896
 Chao Wang, Zhigang Wei, Zhenchao Li, Tiangui Xiao. 2015. Quantifying the parameters that control turbulent land–atmosphere energy exchange over the Dunhuang Gobi land surface, northwest China. Environ Earth Sci., 74:4745-4750
 Hui Liu, Zhenchao Li, Hong Wei, Zhiyuan Zheng, Zhigang Wei. 2016. A comparison of tropopause heights over China between radiosonde and three reanalysis datasets for the period 1979–2012. Theor Appl Climatol, 125:271-279.
 Zhiyuan Zheng, ZhigangWei, Zhiping Wen,Wenjie Dong , Zhenchao Li, Xiaohang Wen. 2017. A study of variation characteristics of Gobi broadband emissivity based on field observational experiments in northwestern China. Theor Appl Climatol, DOI:10.1007/s00704-017-2056-2.
 Zhiyuan Zheng, Zhigang Wei, Zhiping Wen, Wenjie Dong, Zhenchao Li, et al. 2017. Inclusion of solar elevation angle in land surface albedo parameterization over bare soil surface. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, DOI: 10.1002/2017MS001109.
 Chao Wang, Zhigang Wei, Zhenchao Li, Tiangui Xiao, and Xiaohang Wen. 2017. Testing and Improving the Performance of the Common Land Model: A Case Study for the Gobi Landscape. J. Meteor. Res., 31(3), 625–632, DOI: 10.1007/s13351-017-6080-z.
 Zhiyuan Zheng, Zhigang Wei, Zhenchao Li, Hong Wei and Hui Liu. Study of Parameterization of Surface Albedo of Bare Soil over the Gobi Desert in the Dunhuang Region. 2014. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 38(2), 297-308. (in Chinese)
 Zhiyuan Zheng, Zhigang Wei, Zhenchao Li, Xiaohang Wen and Chen Chen. A Study of Variation Characteristics of Surface Broadband Emissivity over Three Typical Bare Soil Underlying Surfaces in Northwestern China. 2016. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 40(6), 1227-1241. (in Chinese)
 Chao Wang, Zhigang Wei, Zhenchao Li, Tiangui Xiao and Changjian Ni. Simulation Analysis of Land Surface Process Over Gobi at Arid Region of Northwest China During Summer.2016. Acta Engergiae Solaris Scnica,37(9),2422-2429. (in Chinese)
 Jiaxi Yang, Zhenchao Li, Zhigang Wei, Xiaoqing Gao, Zhiyuan Zheng and Xuhong Hou. Characteristics of Solar Spectral Radiation and Corresponding Albedo in Sparse Vegetation Region. 2017. Acta Engergiae Solaris Scnica,38(3),852-859. (in Chinese)
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