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Name   Ma, Yaoming Home Page     
Highest Education      Ph.D Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7079 Email      ymma@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Education:

  1. 10, 1999-10, 2006: Wageningen University, The Netherlands PhD., Environment Science. Research Focus: satellite data application
  2. 10, 1998-09, 2001: Okayama University, Japan, PhD, Atmospheric Physics. Research Focus: Atmospheric boundary layer observation
  3. 09, 1992-06, 1995: Lanzhou Institute of Plateau Atmospheric Physics (LIPAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) ,MS, Atmospheric Physics. Research Focus: Atmospheric boundary layer observation
  4. 09, 1983-06, 1987: Lanzhou University, China, BS, Atmospheric Physics

Work Experience:

  1. 06, 1987-05, 1993: Lanzhou Institute of Plateau Atmospheric Physics (LIPAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Lanzhou, Research Assistant
  2. 06, 1993-08, 1997: Lanzhou Institute of Plateau Atmospheric Physics (LIPAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Lanzhou, Assistant Professor
  3. 09, 1997-08, 2000: Lanzhou Institute of Plateau Atmospheric Physics (LIPAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Lanzhou, Associate Professor
  4. 09, 2000-06, 2004: Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI), CAS, Lanzhou, Associate Professor & Professor
  5. 06-2004-current: Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP), CAS, Beijing, Professor and Deputy Director

Brief Introduction:

Yaoming Ma got his PhD in Atmospheric Physics from Okayama University in 2001 and in Environment Science from Wageningen University in 2006. In 2004, he joined the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and worked as a professor in ITP/CAS. He is also Deputy Director of ITP/CAS and Director of the Qomolangma Station for Atmospheric and Environmental Observation and Research (QOMS), CAS. As an atmospheric boundary layer researcher, he has been actively involved in many land surface experiments in China. He has also been actively involved in the GEWEX Asia Monsoon Experiment on the Tibetan Plateau (GAME/Tibet, 1996-2000) for its entire duration. He was coordinating the participation of Chinese team in the GAME/Tibet. He is also one of the overall coordinators of Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) Asian-Australian Monsoon Project (CAMP) on the Tibetan Plateau (CAMP/Tibet, 2001-2010). He is still in charge of the long term atmospheric-land interaction monitoring on the Tibetan Plateau. His 70 papers have been published in the international journals. He is also the Winner of Outstanding Young Scientists for Meteorological Sciences and Technology, 2006, by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the Winner of Outstanding Young Scientists,2008, by National Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC).

Projects ongoing:

  1. National Key Project from National Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC):"The study on the air-land interaction processes in the Tibetan Plateau(TP) and their impact on the energy and water cycle on the TP surrounding areas"(91337212,2014-2017);
  2. Key Research Program of Frontier Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS): “The study on the exchange of energy and water cycle over the Third pole region(Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas)”(QYZDJ-SSW-DQC019,2016-2020);
  3. International Cooperation Project from National Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC): “The study on the exchange of energy and water cycle over the northern and southern slopes region of Himalaya” (41661144043,2017-2019)
  4. EU-FP7 Project: “Coordinating Earth Observation data validation for RE-analysis for Climate Services (CORE-CLIMAX)” (313085, 2013-2018).

Research Interest:
Public Services:
Deputy Director General of Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences;Director of Department of the Scientific and cooperation of Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences;Director of the Qomolangma Station for Atmospheric and Environmental Observation and Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Honors:

Winner of Outstanding Young Scientists for Meterorological Sciences and Thechology, 2006, by China Meteorological Administration;

Winner of Outstanding Young Scientists,2008,by National Natural Science Foundation of China

Selected Publications:
  1. Ding, Z., Y.Ma*, Z.Wen, W.Ma, S.Chen, 2016, A comparison between energy transfer and atmospheric turbulent exchanges over alpine meadow and banana plantation, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-016-1754-5. 
  2. Yu, W., F.Wei, Y.Ma, W.Liu, Y.Zhang, L.Luo, L.Tian, B.Xu, D.Qu. 2016, Stable isotope variations in precipitation over Deqin on the southeastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau during different seasons related to various meteorological factors and moisture sources. Atmospheric Research, 170, 123-130, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.11.013. 
  3. Chen, X., B. Skerlak, M.W. Roatach, J.A.Anel, Z.Su, Y.Ma, M.Li, 2016, Reasons for the Extremely High-Ranging Planetary Boundary Layer over the Western Tibetan Plateau in Winter, Journal of the Atmospheric Science, 73,2021-2038,DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-15-0148.1. 
  4. Meng, C., Y. Ma, C.Han, P.Gou, 2016, Effect of reducing the topographical altitude of the Tibetan Plateau on a severe winter drought in eastern China as determined using RAMS, Theoretical and Applied Climatology,  DOI 10.1007/s00704-016-1817-7. 
  5. Madan Sigdel, Y.Ma, 2016, Variability and trends in daily precipitation extremes on the northern and southern slopes of the central Himalaya, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi:10.1007/s00704-016-1916-5. 
  6. Yasir Latif, Y.Ma, 2016,Spatial analysis of precipitation time series over Upper Indus Basin,Theoretical and Applied Climatology,DOI: 10.1007 / s00704-016-2007-3. 
  7. Peng, J., A. Loew, X.Chen , Y. Ma , and Z. Su,2016, Comparison of satellite-based evapotranspiration estimates over the Tibetan Plateau, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20, 3167–3182. 
  8. Yu,W., Li.Tian, C.Risi, T.Yao, Y.Ma, H.Zhao, H.Zhu, Y.He, B.Xu, H.Zhang, D.Qu,2016,δ18O records in water vapor and an ice core from the eastern Pamir Plateau: Implications for paleo-climate reconstructions, Earth and Planetary Science Letters,456,146-156. 
  9. Ciren Nima, BØrge Hamre,. Øyvind Frette, Svein Rune Erga,Yi-Chun Chen,Lu Zhao,Kai SØrensen, Marit Norli, Da-Ren Lu,Qian-Guo Xing,Y.Ma, Norsang Gelsor, Jakob J. Stamnes, 2016, Impact of particulate and dissolved material on light absorption properties in a High-Altitude Lake in Tibet,China, Hydrobiologia, 768:63–79,DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2528-2. 
  10. Wang, Y., X.Xu, H. Liu, Y.Li, Y.Li, Z.Hu, X.Gao,Y.Ma, J.Sun, D.H. Lenschow, S.Zhong, M.Zhou, X.Bian, and P.Zhao, 2016, Analysis of land surface parameters and turbulence characteristics over the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding region, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025401. 
  11. Han, C., Y. Ma, X. Chen, Z. Su, 2016, Estimates of land surface heat fluxes of the Mt. Everest region over the Tibetan Plateau utilizing ASTER data. Atmospheric Research,168:180-190, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.09.012.   
  12. Amatya, P.M., Y. Ma, C.Han,B.Wan,L.P.Devkota, 2015, Estimation of net radiation flux distribution on the southern slopes of the central Himalayas using MODIS data, Atmospheric Research ,154 ,146154.   
  13. Ma, Y., Z. Zhu, P. M. Amatya, X. Chen, Z. Hu, L. Zhang, M. Li, and W. Ma,2015, Atmospheric boundary layer characteristics and land?atmosphere energy transfer in the Third Pole area, IAHS Publ. 368 , 27-32,doi:10.5194/piahs-368-27-2015      
  14. Zhu, Z,, Y. Ma*, M.Li, Z.Hu, C.Xu, L.Zhang,C.Han,Y.Wang,I.Tamagawa, 2015, Carbon dioxide exchange between an alpine steppe ecosystem and the atmosphere on the Nam Co area of the Tibetan Plateau, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 203,169-179. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.12.013.   
  15. Madan Sigdel, Y.Ma, 2015, Evaluation of future precipitation scenario using statistical downscaling model over humid, subhumid, and arid region of Nepal—a case study, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-014-1365-y.   
  16. Han,C., Y.Ma, Z.Su, X.Chen, L.Zhang, M.Li, 2015, Estimates of effective aerodynamic roughness length over mountainous areas of the Tibetan Plateau, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141: 1457–1465, DOI:10.1002/qj.2462.   
  17. Wang, B., Y. Ma, X. Chen, W. Ma, Z. Su, M. Menenti, 2015, Observation and simulation of lake-air heat and water transfer processes in a high-altitude shallow lake on the Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, doi: 10.1002/2015JD023863.   
  18. Ma,W.,Y.Ma, 2015, Modeling the influence of land surface flux on the regional climate of the Tibetan Plateau, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-015-1495-x.   
  19. Amatya, P.M., Y. Ma, C. Han, B. Wang, L.P. Devkota, 2015. Recent trends (2003–2013) of land surface heat fluxes on the southern side of the central Himalayas, Nepal. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, doi: 10.1002/2015JD023510.   
  20. Amatya, P.M., Y. Ma, C.Han, B.Wang, L.P.Devkota,2015,Mapping regional distribution of land surface heat fluxes on the southern side of the central Himalayas using TESEBS. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/s00704-015-1466-2.   
  21. Xu,C.,Y.Ma*, C.You, Z.Zhu, 2015, The regional distribution characteristics of aerosol optical depth over the Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 12065–12078, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12065-2015   
  22. Yu,W., L.Tian, Y.Ma, B.Xu,D.Qu, 2015,Simultaneous monitoring of stable oxygen isotope composition in water vapour and precipitation over the central Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 10251–10262.    
  23. Chen, X., Z. Su, Y. Ma, S. Liu, Q. Yu, and Z. Xu, 2015, Development of a 10-year (2001–2010) 0.1_ data set of land-surface energy balance for mainland China, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 13097–13117.   
  24. Yang, X., Y.Lv, Y.Ma, J.We, 2015, Summertime Thermally-Induced Circulations over the Lake Nam Co Region of the Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Meteorological Research, 29(2), 305-314.    
  25. Yu,W, T.Yao, L.Tian,Y.Ma,R.Wen,Lochan P. Devkota, W.Wang,D.Qu,Tek B. Chhetri, 2015, Short?term variability in the dates of the Indian monsoon onset and retreat on the southern and northern slopes of the central Himalayas as determined by precipitation stable isotopes, Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2829-1   
  26. Han, M., K Yang, J Qin, R Jin, Y Ma, J Wen, Y Chen, L.Zhao, Lazhu, W.Tang, 2015, An algorithm based on the standard deviation of passive microwave brightness temperatures for monitoring soil surface freeze/thaw state on the Tibetan Plateau, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,53(5),2775-2783.   
  27. Li, M.,W.Babel, X.Chen, L.Zhang, F.Sun, B.Wang, Y. Ma, Z. Hu,T.Foken,2015, A 3-year dataset of sensible and latent heat fluxes from the Tibetan Plateau, derived using eddy covariance measurements, Theoretical and Applied Climatology,122:457–469,DOI 10.1007/s00704-014-1302-0.   
  28. Johannes Ingrisch, T. Biermann, E.Seeber, T. Leipold, M.Li,Y.Ma, X. Xu, G. Miehe, G.Guggenberger, T.Foken, Y.Kuzyakov,2015,Carbon pools and fluxes in a Tibetan alpine Kobresia pygmaea pasture partitioned by coupled eddy-covariance measurements and 13CO2 pulse labeling, Science of The Total Environment,505,1213-1224  
  29. Gerken,T, W. Babel, M. Herzog, K. Fuchs, F. Sun, Y. Ma, T. Foken, and H.-F. Graf,2015, High-resolution modelling of interactions between soil moisture and convective development in a mountain enclosed Tibetan Basin, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 4023-4040, doi:10.5194/hess-19-4023-2015. 
  30. Ma, Y., Z. Zhu, L. Zhong, B.Wang, C. Han, Z.Wang, Y.Wang, L. Lu, P. M. Amatya1,W. Ma, and Z. Hu, 2014, Combining MODIS, AVHRR and in situ data for evapotranspiration estimation over heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 1507-1515,.
  31. Ma, Y., C.Han,L. Zhong,B. Wang, Z.Zhu,Y.Wang, L.Zhang, C.Meng, C. Xu, P.M.Amatya, 2014,Using MODIS and AVHRR data to determine regional surface heating field and heat flux distributions over the heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 117(3): 643-652.
  32. Ma, W., Y.Ma, H.Ishikawa, 2014, Evaluation of the SEBS for upscaling the evapotranspiration based on in-situ observations over the Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Research, 138:91-97.
  33. Zhong, L., Y.Ma, Y.Fu, X.Pan, W.Hu, Z.Su, M.S.Salama,L. Feng, 2014, Assessment of soil water deficit for the middle reaches of Yarlung-Zangbo River from optical and passive microwave images, Remote Sensing of Environment, 142: 1-8.
  34. Ma, W., Y.Ma, H.Ishikawa, Z.Su, 2013, Estimation of land surface energy fluxes from remote sensing using one-layer modeling approaches. Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content, ISBN-13: 9781466505780, CRC Press. (one chapter)
  35. Xu, C., Y.Ma*, A.Panday,Z Cong, K.Yang, Z.Zhu,J.Wang, P. Amatya, and L.Zhao, 2014, Similarities and differences of aerosol optical properties between southern and northern sides of the Himalayas, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 3133-3149, doi:10.5194/acp-14-3133-2014.
  36. Biermann, T., B.Wolfgang,W.Ma ,X.Chen, E. Thiem,Y.Ma,T.Foken,2014, Turbulent flux observations and modelling over a shallow lake and a wet grassland in the Nam Co basin, Tibetan Plateau, Theoretical and Applied Climatology,116:301-316.
  37. Tobias Gerken , Tobias Biermann , Wolfgang Babel , Michael Herzog , Y.Ma , Thomas Foken, and Hans-F. Graf, 2014, A modelling investigation into lake-breeze development and convection triggering in the Nam Co Lake basin, Tibetan Plateau, Theoretical and Applied Climatology , 117:149–167 
  38. van der Velde, R., Salama, M. S., Pellarin, T., Ofwono, M., Ma, Y., and Su, Z.2014, Long term soil moisture mapping over the Tibetan plateau using Special Sensor Microwave/Imager, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1323-1337, doi:10.5194/hess-18-1323-2014.
  39. Song, M., Y. Ma, Y. Zhang, W. Ma, and S.Luo, 2014. An offline simulation of land surface processes over the northern Tibetan Plateau,Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions, 6(3): 0236–0246. DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1226.2014.00236. 
  40. Yu, W., T. Yao, S. Lewis, L Tian, Y Ma, B.Xu, D,Qu, 2014, Stable oxygen isotope differences between the areas to the north and south of Qinling Mountains in China reveal different moisture sources, Int. J. Climatol. 34: 1760–1772 
  41. Li, M. , W.Babel ,X.Chen ,L.Zhang,F.Sun .Wang , Y.Ma,Z.Hu, T.Foken,2014, A 3-year dataset of sensible and latent heat fluxes from the Tibetan Plateau, derived using eddy covariance measurements, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-014-1302-0. 
  42. Chen, X., Z. Su, Y.Ma, K.Yang, J.Wen, Y.Zhang, 2013: An Improvement of Roughness Height Parameterization of the Surface Energy Balance System (SEBS) over the Tibetan Plateau. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 607–622. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-056.1
  43. Chen X, An? el JA, Su Z, de la Torre L, Kelder H, Jacob van Peet6,Y. Ma*,2013, The Deep Atmospheric Boundary Layer and Its Significance to the Stratosphere and Troposphere Exchange over the Tibetan Plateau. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56909. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056909.
  44. Chen, X., Z. Su, Y.Ma,K.Yang, and B.Wang, 2013, Estimation of surface energy fluxes under complex terrain of Mt. Qomolangma over the Tibetan Plateau, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 1607–1618, doi:10.5194/hess-17-1607-2013
  45. Gerken, T., W. Babel, F. Sun, M. Herzog, Y. Ma, T. Foken, and H.-F. Graf (2013), Uncertainty in atmospheric profiles and its impact on modeled convection development at Nam Co Lake, Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1002/2013JD020647.
  46. Ma, Y., B. Wang, L. Zhong, W. Ma, 2012, The regional surface heating field over the heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau using MODIS and in-situ data, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 29(1): 47-53.
  47. Ma, Y., L. Zhong, Y.Wang, Z.Su, 2012, Using NOAA/AVHRR data to determine regional net radiation and soil heat fluxes over the heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(15): 4784–4795.
  48. Zhong,L., Y. Ma, W. Ma, Y. Fu, Z. Su, Mhd. Suhyb Salama, Duo Chu, Ciren Bianba,2012,Remote Sensing of Land Surface Parameters in the Middle Reaches of YarlungZangbo River and Its Two Tributaries from AVHRR and MODIS Data, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 90C: 75-86, doi:10.2151/jmsj.2012-C05.
  49. Li, M, Y. Ma, L. Zhong 2012, The Turbulence Characteristics of the Atmospheric Surface Layer on the North Slope of Mt. Everest Region in the Spring of 2005, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 90C: 185-193,doi:10.2151/jmsj.2012-C13.
  50. Xun, X., Z. YHu, and Y. Ma, 2012: The Dynamic Plateau Monsoon Index and itsassociation with general circulation anomalies. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 29(6), 1249{1263, doi: 10.1007/s00376-012-1125-9.
  51. Chen, X., Z.Su, Y. Ma, and F.Sun, 2012,Analysis of land-atmosphere interactions over the north region of Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest), Artic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 44(4), 412–422
  52. Duan, A., G. Wu, Y. Liu, Y. Ma, and P. Zhao, 2012, Weather and climate effects of the Tibetan Plateau. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 29(5), 978{992, doi: 10.1007/s00376-012-1220-y.
  53. Zhang, R., T. Koike, X. Xu, Y. Ma, and K. Yang, A China-Japan Cooperative JICA Atmospheric Observing Network over the Tibetan Plateau (JICA/Tibet Project): An Overviews, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 90C: 1-16, doi:10.2151/jmsj.2012-C01.
  54. Ma, W., M. Hafeez, H.Ishikawa, and Y.Ma, 2012, Evaluation of SEBS for estimation of actual evapotranspiration using ASTER satellite data for irrigation areas of Australia, Theoretical and applied climatology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-012-0754-3.
  55. Ma, W., M. Hafeez, U.Rabbani, H.Ishikawa, and Y.Ma, 2012, Retrieved actual ET using SEBS model from Landsat-5 TM data for irrigation area of Australia. Atmospheric Environment, 59, 408–414.
  56. Qin, J., K. Yang, T. Koike, H. Lu, Y. Ma, X. Xu, 2012, Evaluation of AIRS Precipitable Water Vapor against Ground-based GPS Measurements over the Tibetan Plateau and Its Surroundings, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 90C: 87-98, doi:10.2151/jmsj.2012-C06.
  57. Bian, L., Z. Gao, Y. Ma, T. Koike, Y. Ma, Y. Li, J. Sun, Z. Hu, X. Xu, 2012, Seasonal Variation in Turbulent Fluxes over Tibetan Plateau and Its Surrounding Areas: Research Note, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 90C: 157-171. doi:10.2151/jmsj.2012-C11
  58. Salama, Mhd. Suhyb, R.Van der Velde, L.Zhong, Y. Ma, M. Ofwono, Z. Su, 2012, Decadal variations of land surface temperature anomalies observed over the Tibetan Plateau by the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) from 1987 to 2008, Climatic Change,DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0427-3.
  59. Ma, Y., L. Zhong, B. Wang, W. Ma, X. Chen, and M. Li, 2011, Determination of land surface heat fluxes over heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau by using the MODIS and in-situ data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 10461–10469, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/11/10461/2011/doi:10.5194/acp-11-10461-2011.
  60. Ma, Y., Y. Wang, L. Zhong, R.Wu, S.Wang, M.Li, 2011, The characteristics of atmospheric turbulence and radiation energy transfer and the structure of atmospheric boundary layer over the northern slope area of Himalaya, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 89A:345-353.
  61. Chen, X., Y. Ma, H. Kelder, Z. Su, and K. Yang,2011,On the behaviour of the tropopause folding events over the Tibetan Plateau,Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 5113–5122, doi:10.5194/acp-11-5113-2011.
  62. Ma, W., Ma, Y., Hu, Z., Su, Z., Wang, J., and Ishikawa, H.,2011, Estimating surface fluxes over middle and upper streams of the Heihe River Basin with ASTER imagery, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences,15,1403-1413, doi:10.5194/hess-15-1403-2011.
  63. Ma, W., Ma, Y., Bob Su, 2011, Feasibility of Retrieving Land Surface Heat Fluxes from ASTER Data Using SEBS: a Case Study from the NamCo Area of the Tibetan Plateau, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 43(2): 239-245/DOI:10.1657/1938-4246-43.2.239.
  64. Ma, Y., M. Li, X. Chen, S. Wang, R.Wu, W. Ma, L. Zhong, B. Wang, C.Zhu, T. Yao, 2011, Third Pole Environment (TPE) program: a new base for the study of atmosphere–land interaction over the heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas, IAHS Publ. 343, 110-117.
  65. Zhong, L., Zhongbo Su, Y. Ma, Mhd. Suhyb Salama, and José A. Sobrino, 2011, Accelerated Changes of Environmental Conditions on the Tibetan Plateau Caused by Climate Change, Journal of Climate, 24(4): 6540-6550.
  66. Z. Su, J. Wen, L. Dente, R. van der Velde, L.Wang, Y. Ma, K. Yang, and Z. Hu, 2011, The Tibetan Plateau observatory of plateau scale soil moisture and soil temperature (Tibet-Obs) for quantifying uncertainties in coarse resolution satellite and model products Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 2303–2316.
  67. Wang, S., Y. Ma, 2011, Characteristics of land–Atmosphere interaction parameters over the Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12(4): 702-708.
  68. Song, M., Y. Ma, Y. Zhang, M. Li, W. Ma, F. Sun, Climate change features along the Brahmaputra Valley in the past 26 years and possible causes, Climatic Change, 106:649–660. 10.1007/s10584-010-9950-2.
  69. Zhou, D., R.Eigenmann, W.Babel, T. Foken, Y. Ma, 2011, The study of near-ground free convection conditions at Nam Co station on the Tibetan Plateau, Theoretical Applied Climatology,105:217–228,DOI 10.1007/s00704-010-0393-5.
  70. Ma Yaoming, M.Menenti, R. Feddes, 2010, Parameterization of heat fluxes at heterogeneous surfaces by integrating satellite measurements with surface layer and atmospheric boundary layer observations, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences,27(2):328-336.
  71. Zhong Lei, Y.Ma , Z.Su, Mhd. SALAMA Suhyb, 2010,Estimation of land surface temperature over the Tibetan Plateau using AVHRR and MODIS data, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences,27(5):1110-1118.
  72. Zhong Lei, Y.Ma , Mhd. SALAMA Suhyb, Z.Su, 2010, Assessment of vegetation dynamics and their response to variations in precipitation and temperature in the Tibetan Plateau, Climatic Change,DOI 10.1007/s10584-009-9787-8.
  73. Hong, J., J. Kim, H. Ishikawa, and Y. Ma,2010,Surface layer similarity in the nocturnal boundary layer: the application of Hilbert-Huang transform,Biogeosciences, 7, 1271–1278.
  74. Yu, Wusheng., Y.Ma,  Sun, W. et al., 2009. Climatic significance of delta O-18 records from precipitation on the western Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 54(16), 2732-2741.
  75. Zhong Lei, Y.Ma, Z.Su, L.Lu, W.Ma, and Y.Lu, 2009, Land-Atmosphere Energy Transfer and Surface Boundary Layer Characteristics in the Rongbu Valley on the Northern Slope of Mt. Everest ,Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 41(3), 2009, 396–405.
  76. Ma, W., Y.Ma, M.Li, Z.Hu, L. Zhong, Z.Su, H.Ishikawa, J.Wang, 2009, Estimating surface fluxes over the north Tibetan Plateau area with ASTER imagery, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13, 57–67. 
  77. Ma Yaoming, S. Kang, L. Zhu, B. Xu, L. Tian, and T. Yao, 2008, Tibetan Observation and Research Platform- Atmosphere–land interaction over a heterogeneous landscape, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89: 1487–1492;
  78. Wusheng Yu, T.Yao,L.Tian, Y.Ma,N.Kurita, K. Ichiyanagi, Y. Wang, W. Sun, 2008,Relationships between δ18O in precipitation and air temperature and moisture origin on a south–north transect of the Tibetan Plateau,Atmospheric Research, 87: 158–159.
  79. Kun Yang, Rachel T. Pinker, Y.Ma, T.Koike, Margaret M. Wonsick, Stephen J. Cox, Y.Zhang, and P.Stackhouse, 2008, Evaluation of satellite estimates of downward shortwave radiation over the Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D17204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009736. 
  80. Ma Yaoming, M. Menenti, R. A. Feddes, J. Wang,2008, The analysis of the land surface heterogeneity and its impact on atmospheric variables and the aerodynamic and thermodynamic roughness lengths, Journal of Geophysics Research-Atmospheres, 113, D08113, doi: 10.1029/2007JD009124;
  81. Ma Yaoming, M. Song, H. Ishikawa, K.Yang, T.Koike, L.Jia, M. Menenti, Z. Su, 2007, Estimation of the regional evaporative fraction over the Tibetan Plateau area by using Landsat-7 ETM data and the field observations, Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan, 85A: 295–309;
  82. Fanglin Sun, Y. Ma, M. Li, W. Ma, H. Tian, S. Metzge, 2007, Boundary layer effects above a Himalayan valley near Mount Everest, Geophysics  Research Letter, 34, L08808, doi:10.1029/2007GL029484. 
  83. Wusheng Yu, T.Yao,L.Tian, Y.Ma,N.Kurita, K. Ichiyanagi, Y. Wang, W. Sun, 2007, Stable Isotope Variations in Precipitation and Moisture Trajectories on the Western Tibetan Plateau, China, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 39 (4): 688–693. 
  84. Ma Yaoming., L. Zhong, Z. Su, H. Ishikawa, M. Menenti, and T. Koike, 2006, Determination of regional distributions and seasonal variations of land surface heat fluxes from Landsat-7 Ehanced Thematic Mapper data over the central Tibetan Plateau area, Journal of Geophysics Research-Atmospheres, 111, D10305, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006742;
  85. Ma, W., Y.Ma, 2006, The annual variations on land surface energy in the northern Tibetan Plateau, Environmental Geology, 50(5). DOI 10.1007/s00254-006-0238-9. 
  86. Li, M., Y. Ma, W. Ma, Z. Hu, H. Ishikawa, Z. Su, and F. Sun, 2006, Analysis of turbulence characteristics over the northern Tibetan Plateau area, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 23(4), 579-585.
  87. Oku, Y., H. Ishikawa, S. Haginoya, and Y. Ma, 2006, Recent trends in land surface temperature on the Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Climate, 19(12): 2995-3003.
  88. Asanuma,J., I. Tamagawa, H. Ishikawa, Y. Ma, T. Hayashi, Y. Qi, J. Wang, 2006, Spectral similarity between scalars at very low frequencies in the unstable atmospheric surface layer over the Tibetan plateau, Boundary Layer Meteorology, DOI 10.1007/s10546-006-9096-y.
  89. Ma Yaoming, S. Fan, H. Ishikawa, O. Tsukamoto, T. Yao, T. Koike, H. Zuo, Z. Hu, andZ. Su, 2005, Diurnal and inter-monthly variation of land surface heat fluxes over the central Tibetan Plateau area, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 80, 259-273;
  90. Asanuma, J., H. Ishikawa, I. Tamagawa, Y. Ma, T. Hayashi, Y. Qi, and J. Wang,2005, Application of the band-pass covariance technique to portable flux measurements over the Tibetan Plateau, Water Resources Research, 41, W09407, doi:10.1029/2005WR003954. 
  91. Wen, J., Z. Su, and Y. Ma, 2004, Reconstruction of cloud-free vegetation index time series for the Tibetan Plateau, Mountain Research and Development, 24(4): 348-353.
  92. Yang, K., T. Koike, H. Ishikawa, and Y. Ma, 2004, Analysis of the surface energy budget at a site of GAME/Tibet using a single-source model, Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan, 82(1): 131-153.
  93. Wen, J., Z. Su, and Y. Ma, 2003, Determination of land surface temperature and soil moisture from Tropic Rainfall Measuring Mission/Microwave Imager remote sensing data, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 108(D2), 4038, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002176,2003.
  94. Tanaka, K., I. Tamagawa, H. Ishikawa, Y. Ma, and Z. Hu, 2003, Surface energy budget and closure of the eastern Tibetan Plateau during the GAME/Tibet IOP 1998,  Journal of Hydrology, 283:169-283.
  95. Ma Yaoming, H. Ishikawa, O. Tsukamoto, M. Menenti, Z. Su, T. Yao, T. Koike, and T. Yasunari,, 2003, Regionalization of surface fluxes over heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau by using satellite remote sensing, Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan, 81(2): 277-293;
  96. Ma Yaoming, 2003, Remote sensing parameterization of regional net radiation over heterogeneous land surface of GAME/Tibet and HEFE, International Journal of Remote Sensing,24 (15): 3137-3148;
  97. Ma Yaoming, Z. Su, T. Koike, T. Yao, H. Ishikawa, K. Ueno, and M. Menenti, 2003, On measuring and remote sensing surface energy partitioning over the Tibetan Plateau-from GAME/Tibet to CAMP/Tibet, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 28: 63-74;
  98. Ma Yaoming,O. Tsukamoto, J. Wang, H. Ishikawa, and I. Tamagawa, 2002, Analysis of aerodynamic and thermodynamic parameters over the grassy marshland surface of Tibetan Plateau, Progress in Natural Sciences, 12(1): 36-40;
  99. Ma Yaoming, Z. Su, Z-L. Li, T. Koike, and M.Menenti, 2002, Determination of regional net radiation and soil heat flux densities over heterogeneous landscape of the Tibetan Plateau, Hydrological Processes, 16(15): 2963-2971.
  100. Li, Maoshan,  Y.Ma,  Z.Hu, H.Ishikawa, and Y. Oku, 2009, Snow distribution over the Namco lake area of the Tibetan Plateau, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2023-2030.
  101. Ma Yaoming, Y.Wang, R. Wu, Z. Hu, K. Yang, M. Li, W. Ma, L. Zhong, F. Sun, X.Chen, Z.Zhu, S.Wang, and H. Ishikawa, 2009: Recent advances on the study of atmosphere-land interaction observations on the Tibetan Plateau, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 13, 1103-1111.

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