Zheng, Hui (郑辉)

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Hui Zheng (郑辉)

ORCID: 0000-0001-7580-9128

Email: hzheng_iap (AT) outlook dot com

Office: 40 Huayanli #2.302, Chaoyang, Beijing, China

About me

I am a senior engineer at Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

My research focuses on:


  1. Song, Zongpeng; Wang, Bo; Zheng, Hui; *Jin, Shuanglong; Liu, Xiaolin; Hua, Shenbing (2024) Gridded assessment of mainland China’s solar energy resources using the typical meteorological year method and China Meteorological Forcing Dataset. Atmosphere, 15(2), 225. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos15020225
  2. Song, Zongpeng; Wang, Bo; Zheng, Hui; Wang, Shu; Liu, Xiaolin; Jin, Shuanglong (2024). Interannual variation in mainland China’s atmosphere clearness index associated with El Niño–Southern Oscillation. Atmosphere, 15(2), 180. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos15020180
  3. Peng, Jing; Li, Kai; Dan, Li; Tang, Xiba; Xu, Zhongfeng; Zou, Liwei; Zheng, Hui; Zhang, Taotao (2023). Sea–air coupling leads to a decrease in precipitation in East Asia under present day conditions that is partially alleviated in future simulations. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 6, 174. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-023-00498-w
  4. Zheng, Hui; Fei, Wenli; Yang, Zong-Liang*; Wei, Jiangfeng; Zhao, Long; Li, Lingcheng; Wang, Shu (2023). An ensemble of 48 physically perturbed model estimates of the 1∕8° terrestrial water budget over the conterminous United States, 1980–2015. Earth System Science Data, 15(6), 2755-2780. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-15-2755-2023
  5. Huang, Fang; Xu, Zhongfeng*; Guo, Weidong; Feng, Jinming; Chen, Liang; Zheng, Hui; Fu, Congbin (2023). Relative contributions of internal variability and external forcing to the inter-decadal transition of climate patterns in East Asia. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 6(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-023-00351-0
  6. Zhao, Long*; Yang, Kun; He, Jie; Zheng, Hui; Zheng, Donghai (2022). Potential of mapping global soil texture type from SMAP soil moisture product: a pilot study. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 60, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2021.3119667
  7. Fei, Wenli; Zheng, Hui*; Xu, Zhongfeng; Wu, Wen-Ying; Lin, Peirong; Tian, Ye; Guo, Mengyao; She, Dunxian; Li, Lingcheng; Li, Kai; Yang, Zong-Liang* (2021). Ensemble skill gains obtained from the multi-physics versus multi-model approaches for continental-scale hydrological simulations. Water Resources Research, 57(7), e2020WR028846. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR028846
  8. Li, Lingcheng; Yang, Zong-Liang*; Matheny, Ashley M.; Zheng, Hui; Swenson, Sean C.; Lawrence, David M.; Barlage, Michael; Yan, Binyan; McDowell, Nate G. & Leung, L. Ruby (2021). Representation of plant hydraulics in the Noah‐MP land surface model: Model development and multi-scale evaluation. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 13(4), e2020MS002214. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020MS002214
  9. Lv, Meizhao; Yang, Zong-Liang*; Xu, Zhongfeng*; Dan, Li; Lv, Meixia & Zheng, Hui (2021). A soil moisture-dependent model to simulate water table depth and proportions of surface and subsurface runoff and its validation at the basin scale. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126(4), e2020JD033661. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD033661
  10. Zheng, Hui; Yang, Zong-Liang*; Lin, Peirong; Wu, Wen-Ying; Li, Lingcheng; Xu, Zhongfeng; Wei, Jiangfeng; Zhao, Long; Bian, Qingyun & Wang, Shu (2020). Falsification-oriented signature-based evaluation for guiding the development of land surface models and the enhancement of observations. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 12(12), e2020MS002132. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020MS002132
  11. Bian, Qingyun; Xu, Zhongfeng; Zheng, Hui; Li, Kai; Liang, Jingjing; Fei, Wenli; Shi, Chunxiang; Zhang, Shuai & Yang, Zong-Liang* (2020). Multiscale changes in snow over the Tibetan Plateau during 1980–2018 represented by reanalysis data sets and satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125(19), e2019JD031914. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD031914
  12. Li, Lingcheng; She, Dunxian*; Zheng, Hui*; Lin, Peirong & Yang, Zong-Liang (2020). Elucidating diverse drought characteristics from two meteorological drought indices (SPI and SPEI) in China. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 21(7), 1513–1530. https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-19-0290.1
  13. Liang, Jingjing; Yang, Zong-Liang*; Cai, Xitian; Lin, Peirong; Zheng, Hui & Bian, Qingyun (2020). Modeling the impacts of nitrogen dynamics on regional terrestrial carbon and water cycles over China with Noah-MP-CN. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 37(7), 679–695. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00376-020-9231-6
  14. Bian, Qingyun; Xu, Zhongfeng; Zhao, Long; Zhang, Yong-Fei; Zheng, Hui; Shi, Chunxiang; Xie, Conghui & Yang, Zong-Liang* (2019). Evaluation and intercomparison of multiple snow water equivalent products over the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 20(10), 2043–2055. https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-19-0011.1
  15. Zheng, Hui; Yang, Zong-Liang*; Lin, Peirong; Wei, Jiangfeng; Wu, Wen-Ying; Li, Lingcheng; Zhao, Long & Wang, Shu (2019). On the sensitivity of the precipitation partitioning into evapotranspiration and runoff in land surface parameterizations. Water Resources Research, 55(1), 95–111. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017WR022236
  16. 王姝; 郑辉*; 林佩蓉. 郑兴 & 杨宗良. (2019). NoahMP-RAPID在高海拔山地流域的模拟检验与误差分析. 科学通报, 64(4), 444–455. https://doi.org/10.1360/N972018-00598
  17. Zheng, Hui & Yang, Zong-Liang* (2016). Effects of soil-type datasets on regional terrestrial water cycle simulations under different climatic regimes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(24), 14387–14402. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JD025187
  18. 郑辉; 刘树华*; Prabhakar Clement; 刘振鑫; 候旭宏; 王姝; 赵靖川; 李源; 缪育聪; 郑亦佳; 盛黎 & 朱琳 (2016). 北京大学陆面过程模式PKULM(Peking University Land Model)介绍及检验. 地球物理学报, 59(1), 79–92. https://doi.org/10.6038/cjg20160107
  19. Zheng, Yijia; Miao, Yucong; Liu, Shuhua*; Chen, Bicheng; Zheng, Hui & Wang, Shu (2015). Simulating flow and dispersion by using WRF-CFD coupled model in a built-up area of Shenyang, China. Advances in Meteorology, 2015, 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/528618
  20. Miao, Yucong; Liu, Shuhua*; Zheng, Hui; Zheng, Yijia; Chen, Bicheng & Wang, Shu (2014). A multi-scale urban atmospheric dispersion model for emergency management. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 31(6), 1353–1365. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00376-014-3254-9
  21. 刘树华*; 刘振鑫; 郑辉; 缪育聪; 陈笔澄; 王姝; 赵靖川; 李源; 郑亦佳 & 郭利 (2013). 多尺度大气边界层与陆面物理过程模式的研究进展. 中国科学:物理学 力学 天文学, 43(10), 1332–1355. https://doi.org/10.1360/132013-247
  22. 郑辉 & 刘树华*. (2013). 沙漠陆面过程参数化与模拟. 地球物理学报, 56(7), 2207–2217. https://doi.org/10.6038/cjg20130708
  23. 郑辉 & 刘树华*. (2012). 数值差分格式及格点设置对土壤温度模拟结果的影响. 地球物理学报, 55(8), 2514–2522. https://doi.org/10.6038/j.issn.0001-5733.2012.08.004


  1. 2023-01 to 2026-12, Falsification-oriented signature-based evaluation methods of the scientific hypotheses underlying land surface models using multiple imbalanced energy and water budget observations, National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant 42275178), ¥715K, PI.
  2. 2021-01 to 2024-12, A global-scale soil moisture multi-parameterization inter-comparison experiment, National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant 42075165), ¥677K, PI.
  3. 2017-01 to 2019-12, The effects of the Grain for Green Project on the regional terrestrial water storage in the Loess Plateau using ensemble hydrological simulations, National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant 41605062), ¥224K, PI.


I am recruiting two master students who are interested in land surface model development, ensemble simulations, and applications.