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Hongbin Chen

Hongbin Chen
Deputy Director-General
Mailing Address:
No. 40 Huayanli, Beijing 100029, China

Education and Professional Experience:

  B.S., Nanjing College of Meteorology, China, 1982

  Associate teacher, Chengdu College of Meteorology, China, 1982-1984

  DEA, Universite de Clermond Ferrant II, France, 1987

  Ph.D., Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille I(USTL), France, 1991

  Visiting researcher, Laboratoire d'Optique Atmospherique of the USTL, France, 1991 -1993

  Post-doc, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, CAS, 1993~1995

  Assistant researcher, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, CAS, 1995~1997

  Researcher, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, CAS, 1997~now (also professor, Division of Geophysics, Graduate School of CAS, 2005~2011)



  •   Jinqiang Zhang, Zhanqing Li, Hongbin Chen, Hyelim Yoo,  Maureen Cribb. 2014. Cloud vertical distribution from radiosonde, remote sensing, and model simulations. Clim Dyn., DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2142-4 
  •   Wenying He, Chengzhi Zou, Hongbin Chen. 2014. Validation of AMSU-A measurements from two different calibrations in the lower stratosphere using COSMIC radio occultation data. Chin. Sci. Bull. (2014) 59(11):1159–1166. DOI 10.1007/s11434-014-0125-9. 
  •   H. Chen, Y. Zhu, J. Zhang, and Y. Xuan. 2013. Vertical air motions derived from a descending radiosonde using a lightweight hard ball as the parachute. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 6, 8107–8127, www.atmos-meas-tech-discuss.net/6/8107/2013/, doi:10.5194/amtd-6-8107-2013 
  •   Zhang, J., Z. Li, H. Chen, and M. Cribb (2013), Validation of a radiosonde-based cloud layer detection method against a ground-based remote sensing method at multiple ARM sites, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1029/2012JD018515. 
  •   Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. S. Reid, D. M. Giles, M. A. Rivas, R. P. Singh, S. N. Tripathi,  C. J. Bruegge, S. Platnick, G. T. Arnold, N. A. Krotkov, S. A. Carn, A. Sinyuk, O. Dubovik, A. Arola,  J. S. Schafer,  P. Artaxo, A. Smirnov, H. Chen, and P. Goloub, 2012: Fog- and cloud-induced aerosol modification observed by the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET). JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 117, D07206, doi:10.1029/2011JD016839 
  •   Bian, J., L. L. Pan, L. Paulik, H. Vömel, H. Chen, and D. Lu (2012), In situ water vapor and ozone measurements in Lhasa and Kunming during the Asian summer monsoon, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L19808, doi:10.1029/2012GL052996. 
  •   LI Jun, HAN Zhi-Gang, CHEN Hong-Bin, ZHAO Zeng-Liang, and WU Hong-Yi. Fog Detection over China’s Adjacent Sea Area by using the MTSAT Geostationary Satellite Data. ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCE LETTERS, 2012, VOL. 5, NO. 2, 1-16. 
  •   Quan Weijun, Chen Hongbin, Han Xiuzhen, et al., 2012: A modified Becker's split-window approach for retrieving land surface temperature from AVHRR and VIRR. Acta Meteor. Sinica, 26(2), 229{240, doi: 10.1007/s13351-012-0208-y. 
  •   WangY., P. Konopka, Y. Liu, H. Chen, R. M uller, F. Ploger, M. Riese, Z. Cai, and D. Lu. Tropospheric ozone trend over Beijing from 2002–2010: ozonesonde measurements and modeling analysis. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8389–8399, 2012.www.atmos-chem-phys.net/12/8389/2012/. doi:10.5194/acp-12-8389-2012 
  •   HansellRichard A., Si-Chee Tsay, N. Christina Hsu, Qiang Ji, Shaun W. Bell, Brent N. Holben, Ellsworth J. Welton, Ted L. Roush, W. Zhang, J. Huang, Zhanqing Li, and H. Chen (2012), An assessment of the surface longwave direct radiative effect of airborne dust in Zhangye, China, during the Asian Monsoon Years field experiment (2008), J. Geophys. Res., 117, D00K39, doi:10.1029/2011JD017370. 
  •   Lyapustin, A. ,A. Smirnov, B. Holben. M. Chin, D. G. Streets,  Z. Lu, R. Kahn,  I. Slutsker,  I. Laszlo, 
  •   S. Kondragunta,  D. Tanré, O. Dubovik, P. Goloub,  H.B. Chen,  A. Sinyuk, Y. Wang, and S. Korkin, 2011: Reduction of aerosol absorption in Beijing since 2007 from MODIS and AERONET. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 38, L10803, doi:10.1029/2011GL047306 
  •   Zhang, J., H. Chen, Z. Li, X. Fan, L. Peng, Y. Yu, and M. Cribb (2010), Analysis of cloud layer structure in Shouxian, China using RS92 radiosonde aided by 95 GHz cloud radar.  J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K30, doi:10.1029/2010JD014030. 
  •   Su, X., P. Goloub, I. Chiapello, H. Chen, F. Ducos, and Z. Li (2010), Aerosol variability over East Asia as seen byPOLDER spaceborne sensors, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D24215, doi:10.1029/2010JD014286. 
  •   Yu, Y., H. B. Chen, X. A. Xia, Y. J. Xuan, and K. Yu, 2010: Signicant variations of surface albedo during a snowy period at Xianghe observatory, China. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 27(1), 80{86, doi: 10.1007/s00376-009-8151-2. 
  •   Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, A. Sinyuk, R. T. Pinker, P. Goloub, H. Chen,et al. (2010), Climatological aspects of the optical properties of fine/coarse mode aerosol mixtures. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D19205, doi:10.1029/2010JD014002. 
  •   Li Can, Si-Chee Tsay, Joshua S. Fu, Russell R. Dickerson, Qiang Ji, Shaun W. Bell,Yang Gao,Wu Zhang, Jianping Huang, Zhanqing Li, Hongbin Chen (2010): Anthropogenic air pollution observed near dust source regions in northwestern China during springtime 2008, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K22, doi:10.1029/2009JD013659. 
  •   Kwon H. Lee, Zhanqing Li, M.C. Cribb, Jianjun Liu, Youfei Zheng, Hongbin Chen, Bai Li. Aerosol optical depth measurements during the EAST-AIRE and the AMF deployment in China: A new approach to apply the Langley method. JGR, in press. 
  •   Yan Wang, Huizheng Che, Jianzhong Ma, Qiang Wang, Guangyu Shi, Hongbin Chen, Philippe Goloub, Xianjun Hao. Aerosol Radiative Forcing under Clear, Hazy, Foggy, and Dusty Weather Conditions over Beijing, China. JGR, in press 
  •   Wenying He, Shu-peng Ho, Hongbin Chen, Xinjia Zhou, Doug Hunt, Ying-Hwa Kuo. Assessment of Radiosonde Temperature Measurements in the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere using COSMIC Radio Occultation Data. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 36, L17807, doi:10.1029/2009GL038712, 2009 
  •   Yu Yu Chen Hongbin, Xia XiangaoXUAN Yuejian and YU Ke Significant variations of surface albedo during snowy period at Xianghe Observatory, China. ADVANCES IN ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, VOL. 27, NO. 1, 2010, 80~86. 
  •   BIAN Jianchun and CHEN Hongbin. Statistics of the tropopause inversion layer over Beijing . ADVANCES IN ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 25 ( 3), 381~386, 2008 
  •   Krotkov, Nickolay A., Brittany McClure,  Russell R. Dickerson, Simon A. Carn, Can Li, Pawan K. Bhartia, Kai Yang, Arlin J. Krueger, Zhanqing Li, Pieternel F. Levelt, Hongbin Chen, Pucai Wang, and Daren Lu. Validation of SO2 retrievals from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument over NE China. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 113, D16S40, doi:10.1029/2007JD008818, 2008 
  •   H. Che, G. Shi, A. Uchiyama, A. Yamazaki, H. Chen, P. Goloub, and X. Zhang. Intercomparison between aerosol optical properties by a PREDE skyradiometer and CIMEL sunphotometer over Beijing, China. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 3199~3214, 2008 
  •   刘雨佳,陈洪滨,金德镇,等. 2014. 加密自动气象站雨量计资料的质量控制及其相关关系的研究 [J]. 大气科学, 38 (1): 159–170, doi:10.3878/j.issn. 1006-9895.2013.13116.  Liu Yujia, Chen Hongbin, Jin Dezhen, et al. 2014. Quality control and representativeness of automatic weather station rain gauge data [J]. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (in Chinese), 38 (1): 159–170. 
  •   彭亮,陈洪滨,李柏. 2012. 3mm多普勒云雷达测量反演云内空气垂直速度的研究[J]. 大气科学,36(1):1-10, doi:10.3878/j.issn.1006-9895.2012.01.01. 
  •   陈洪滨, 朱彦良, 2012. 雷暴探测研究的进展. 大气科学, 36(2): 411-422.  
  •   陈洪滨, 范学花. 2012. 2011年极端天气和气候事件及其他相关事件的概要回顾[J].气候与环境研究, 17(3): 365-380, doi:10.3878/j.issn.1006-9585.2012.12070.  
  •   陈洪滨,李兆明,段树,李忱,陆建兵. 天气雷达网络的进展[J]. 遥感技术与应用, 2012, 27(4), 487-495. Chen Hongbin, Li Zhaoming, Duan Shu, et al. The development of weather radar network[J]. Remote Sensing Tech. & Appl., 2012, 27(4), 487-495. 

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He has been and is being involved in more than 10 research projects. He is currently the PI for 2 research projects.  

  • Observations of the surface albedo for different land covers, supported by the NSF of China, 2007-2009;
  • Development of dropsonde system based on long duration stratospheric balloon , supported by the CAS, 2006-2009;
  • Study of the stratosphere-troposphere exchange processes, supported by the NSF of China, 2009-2012
  • Adaptive observation technique and data quality controls for networked x-band weather radar system; supported by the MOST and CMA;
  • Observational study of shallow convective clouds over Inner Mongolian Plateau, supported by the NSF of China, 2013-2016.