Dr. Fanghua Wu



Climate Modeling Division,

National Climate Center (NCC),

China Meteorological Administration (CMA),

No.46 Zhongguancun NandajieHaidian District

Beijing 100081, P.R. China

Tel: 86-10-58995587(o)

Fax: 86-10-68408508




Ph.D. (2006), Meteorology, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

B.S. (2001), Meteorology, Department of Atmospheric Science, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China.


Work Experience

2006-Present, Research Assistant, Ocean model group, Climate Modeling Division, NCC/CMA


Current Research Interests

·         Evaluation and improvement of ocean general circulation model.

·        Tropical ocean-atmosphere interaction, especially in oceanic response to atmoshperic surface flux.



Fanghua Wu, Pengfei Lin and Hailong Liu, 2012: Influence of a Southern Shift of the ITCZ in Quick Scatterometer on the Pacific North Equatorial Countercurrent, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 29(6), 1292-1304, doi: 10.1007/s00376-012-1149-1. (SCI)

Jinxu Xu, Dexun Chen, Lanning Wang, Fanghua Wu and Min Wei, 2009: Parallel Implementation and Analysis of BCC_CSM Coupler Models, High Performance Computing Technology (in Chinese), 198(3), 56-60.  

Lanning Wang, Jinxiu Xu, Min Wei and Fanghua Wu, 2009: Couple Technology of MOM4 in BCC_CSM Climat System Model, High Performance Computing Technology (in Chinese), 200(5), 50-55.

Fanghua Wu, Wei Li, Hailong Liu, Xuehong Zhang, 2008: Evaluation on seasonal circulation and heat transport simulated by LICOM (LASG/IAP Climate System Ocean Model) in the northern Indian Ocean, Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (in Chinese), 32(1), 12-26.

Xiao Chan, Yongqiang Yu, Fanghua Wu and Hailong Liu, 2008: An oceanic general circulation model’s sensitivity to advection schemes and spatial resolution, Acta Meteorologica Sinica (in Chinese), 66(3), 329-341.

Fanghua Wu, Hailong Liu, Wei Li, Xuehong Zhang, 2005: Effects of adjusting vertical resolution on the eastern equatorial Pacific cold tongue, Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 24(3), 1-12. (SCIE)


Research Funding

§        2005-2007: NSFC Young Investigator Award, Project Title: Simulated interannual variability of the upper Indian Ocean heat budget. Role: Co-Investigator. Status: Expired.

§        2009-2011: NSFC Young Investigator Award, Project Title: Study on causes for the Indian Ocean warming. Role: Principal Investigators. Status: Expired.

§        2010-2012: 973, Project Title: The development and validation of high resolution climate system model. Role: Co-Investigator. Status: Active.