LIU Lüliu

LIU Lüliu(刘绿柳) Professor


2008 Award of Distinguished Meteorological Service to the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games
2005 First Prize of Natural Science Award from the Ministry of Education


Sept. 2000-Jul. 2003 Ph.D., Institute of Environmental Sciences, Beijing Normal University, China
Sept. 1997-Jul. 2000 M.S., Environmental Engineer, Jilin University, Changchun, China
Sept.1993-Jul.1997 B.S., Department of Hydrogeology and Engineer Geology, Science and Technology, Changchun University, Changchun, China

Work Experience

Statistical downscaling;
Hydrological prediction and projection;
Assessment of climate change impacts on water resources.

Research Fields

Assessment of climate change impacts and meteorological disaster risks

Recent Main Projects

1. 2004-2006 Participant, Sino-Italian Cooperation Program for Environment Protection research project on Sustainable Water Integrated Management East Route of South-North Water Diversion (SWIMER Project)
2. 2011-2014 Impacts of Climate Change on Land Hydrological Cycle and Water Resource Safety in Monsoon Region in Eastern China, a project supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program)
3. 2016-2018 U.S./China Clean Energy Research Center for Water-Energy Technologies (CERC-WET) project supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China
4. 2020-2021 U.S./China Clean Energy Research Center for Water-Energy Technologies (CERC-WET) project supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China
5. 2017-2022 Regional Optimal Allocation of Water and Land Resources under 1.5℃ global warming, a CERC-WET project supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China


1. Lüliu Liu, Chan Xiao, Liangmin Du, Peiqun Zhang, and Guofu Wang (2019). “Extended-range runoff forecasting using a one-way coupled climate-hydrological model: case studies of the Yiluo and Beijiang Rivers in China.” Water, 11(6), 1150.
2. Xiujie Wang, Pengfei Zhang, Lüliu Liu*, Dandan Li, and Yanpeng Wang (2019).“Effects of human activities on hydrological components in the Yiluo River Basin in middle Yellow River.”Water, 11(4), 689.
3. Hongmei Xu, Lüliu Liu, Yong Wang, Sheng Wang, Ying Hao, Jingjin Ma, and Tong Jiang (2019). “Assessment of climate change impact and difference on the river runoff in four basins in China under 1.5 and 2.0 ℃ global warming.” Hydrology and Earth System Science, 23(10), 4219-4231.
4. Pengcheng Qin, Hongmei Xu, Min Liu, Liangmin Du, Chan Xiao, Lüliu Liu, and Brian Tarroja (2019). “Climate change impacts on Three Gorges Reservoir impoundment and hydropower generation. ” Journal of Hydrology, DOI:
5. Lüliu Liu, Tong Jiang, Hongmei Xu, and Yong Wang (2018). “Potential threats from variations of hydrological parameters to the Yellow River and Pearl River Basins in China over the next 30 years. ” Water, 10(7), 883.
6. Lüliu Liu, Hongmei Xu, Yong Wang, and Tong Jiang (2017). “Impacts of 1.5 °C and 2 °C global warming on water availability and extreme hydrological events in Yiluo and Beijiang River catchments in China. ” Climatic Change,145, 145-158.
7. Lüliu Liu, and Du Jian-Jun (2017). “Documented changes in annual runoff and attribution since 1950s within selected rivers in China. ” Advances in Climate Change Research, 8, 37-47.
8. Lüliu Liu, Thomas Fischer, Tong Jiang, and Yong Luo (2013). “Comparison of uncertainties in projected flood frequency of the Zhujiang River, South China. ” Quaternary International (IF=1.952), 304, 51-61.
9. Lüliu Liu, Zhaofei Liu, Xiyan Ren, Thomas Fischer, and Ying Xu (2011). “Hydrological impacts of climate change in the Yellow River Basin for the 21st century using hydrological model and statistical downscaling model. ” Quaternary International, 244(2), 211-220.
10. Zhifeng Yang, Lüliu Liu, Zhenyao Shen, and Gordon G. Huang (2005). “A macro-scale semi-distributed hydrological model and application to the Datong river valley. ” Journal of Hydrolynamics (B), 17(6), 667-676.
11. Lüliu Liu, Zhifeng Yang, and Zhenyao Shen (2003). “Estimation of water renewal time for the middle and lower sections of the Yellow River. ” Hydrological Processes, 17(10), 1941-1950.

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