Bachelor: Meteorology, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 1983
Master: Meteorology, Ins. of Atmospheric Physics, CAS, Beijing China, 1997
Ph.D: Geophysics, University of Genova, Italy, 2001


Dr. Minwei Qian

Physical Scientist

Developing new vsersion of climate model. Coupling GEM dynamics with CCCma physics.



Ralf Döscher, Klaus Wyser, H.E. Markus Meier, Minwei Qian and René Redler, 2010: Quantifying Arctic Contributions to Climate Predictability in a Regional Coupled Ocean-Ice-Atmosphere Model, Climate Dynamics, 34, No 7-8, 1157-1176, DOI:10.1007/s00382-009-0567-y.

Qian, M. W., C. Jones, R. Laprise and D. Caya, 2008: The Influences of NAO and the Hudson Bay sea-ice on the climate of eastern Canada, Climate Dynamics, 31, 169-182, DOI 10.1007/s00382-007-0343-9.

Loglisci, N., M.W. Qian, C. Cassardo, A. Longhetto, R. Purini, N. Rachev and P. Trivero, 2004: Development of an atmosphere-ocean coupled model and its application over the Adriatic Sea during a severe weather event of Bora wind, J. Geophys. Res. 109, D01102, doi:10.1029/2003JD003956

Qian, M. W., C. Giraud, 2000: A preliminary numerical simulation of Bora wind with a Regional Atmospheric Modelling System (RAMS), Il Nuvo Cimento C, 23, 515-523.

Qian, M.W., A. Longhetto, C. Cassardo, G. Giraud, Y. J. Zhao and Z. X. Hong, 2000: Heat energy balance in the convective atmospheric boundary layer (CABL) at Xianghe (Beijing, China), J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 3881-3890.

Qian, M.W., N. Loglisci, C. Cassardo and A. Longhetto, 2000: Evaluation of energy, thermal and hydrologic budgets on Niger desert rainfall season with Land Surface Model, Adv. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 18 (5), 897-909.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

     Adaptation & Impacts
     Climate Change and Processes
          Land Surface/Atmosphere Interactions
     Climate Modelling
          Sea ice modelling
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