LU Bo(陆波) Professor / Director, Division of Climate Change Impact and Adaptation , National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration (CMA)

Tel: 0086-10-68409675


2018 Outstanding Young Talents Award
Beijing Climate Center


2008-2013 Ph.D., Peking University
2010-2012 Visiting Student
International Pacific Research Center
2004-2008 B. S., Peking University

Work Experience

2013-Present Laboratory for Climate Studies
2014 Visiting Scholar, University of Hawaii
2016 Visiting Scientist, UK Met Office

Research Fields

Dynamics of climate variability
Climate prediction and climate change attribution

Recent Main Projects

-“Diagnosis of ENSO periodicity changes under different scenarios using Wyrtki Index”, a project supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (2020-2023)
-“Impact of anthropogenic aerosols on the decadal variability of SST over North Pacific”, a project supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (2017-2019)
-“Verification method for the predictions of El Niño and La Niña Events”, a project supported by China Meteorological Administration (2018-2019)
-“India-Burma Trough index and its predictability”, a project supported by Beijing Climate Center (2014)


1. S. P.* Xie, B. Lu*, and B. Xiang (2013). “Similar spatial patterns of climate responses to aerosol and greenhouse gas changes.” Nature Geoscience, 6, 828-832. (Co-first authors)
2. B. Lu, H. L. Ren, A.A. Scaife, et al. (2018). “An extreme negative Indian Ocean Dipole event in 2016: dynamics and predictability.” Climate Dynamics, 51, 89-100.
3. B. Lu, F. F. Jin, and H. L. Ren (2018). “A coupled dynamic index for ENSO periodicity.” Journal of Climate, 31, 2361-2376.
4. B. Lu and H. L. Ren (2020). “What caused the extreme Indian Ocean Dipole event in 2019?” Geophysical Research Letters, 47(11), e2020GL087768.
5. B. Lu, A. A. Scaife, N. Dunstone, et al. (2017). “Skillful seasonal predictions of winter precipitation over southern China.” Environmental Research Letters, 12(7), 074021, DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa739a.
6. B. Lu and H. L. Ren (2016). “SST-forced interdecadal deepening of the winter India‐Burma trough since the 1950s. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(6), 2719-2731.
7. B. Lu, H. L. Ren, R. Eade, et al. (2018). “Indian Ocean SST modes and their impacts as simulated in BCC-CSM1.1(m) and HadGEM3.” Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 35, 1035-1048.
8. B. Lu and H. L. Ren (2019). “ENSO features, dynamics and teleconnections to East Asian climate as simulated in CAMS-CSM.” Journal of Meteorological Research, 33(1), 46-65.
9. B. Lu, H.Y. Li, J. Wu, et al. (2019). “Impact of El Niño and Southern Oscillation on the summer precipitation over Northwest China.” Atmospheric Science Letters, DOI: 10.1002/asl.928.
10. B. Lu and H.L. Ren (2016). “Improving ENSO periodicity simulation by adjusting cumulus entrainment in BCC_CSMs.” Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 76, 127-140.
11. B. Lu and W.H. Qian (2012). “Seasonal lock of rapidly intensifying typhoons over the South China offshore in early fall.” Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 5, 1523-1531, DOI: 10.6038/j.issn.0001-5733.2012.05.009.

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