Talent details

Name:Cuo Lan
Title & Affiliation:Ph.D, Professor
Homepage in Chinese:http://sourcedb.itpcas.cas.cn/cn/expert/201010/t20101015_2988017.html
Address:Building 3, Courtyard 16, Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China

Education and Appointments

Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, 2005
M. S. Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China, 1996
B. S. Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, 1993
Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, 2010- on going
Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Science, 2015 – on going
Research Scientist, Commonwealth Science and Research Organization, Australia, 2010
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle, 2005-2009

Research Interest

Surface hydrology, Climatology, Ecology

Selected Publications

1. Cuo, L*., Yongxin Zhang, Yongqiu Wu, Mei Hou, 2020. Desertification over the Tibetan Plateau during 1971-2015 from a climate perspective. Land Degradation & Development, DOI: 10.1002/ldr.3575. 

2. Cuo, L.,* Ning Li, Zhe Liu, Jin Ding, Liqiao Liang, Yongxin Zhang, Tongliang Gong, 2019, Warming and human activities induced changes in the Yarlung Tsangpo basin of the Tibetan plateau and their influences on streamflow, 2019. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 25, 100625. 

3. Ding, L., Lan Cuo*, Yongxin Zhang, Fuxin Zhu, 2018, Monthly and annual temperature extremes and their changes on the Tibetan Plateau and its surroundings during 1963-2015, Scientific Reports,  8, 11860. 

4. Zhu, F., Lan Cuo*, Yongxin Zhang, Jing-Jia Luo, Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Yumei Lin, Zhe Liu, 2018, Spatiotemporal variations of annual shallow soil temperature on the Tibetan Plateau during 19832013, Climate Dynamics, 51,2209-2227 

5. Cuo, L.*, Yongxin Zhang, 2017, Spatial patterns of wet season precipitation vertical gradients on the Tibetan Plateau and the surroundings, Scientific Reports, 7, 5057. 

6. Cuo, L.*, 2016. Chapter 6 Land use/cover change impacts on hydrology in large river basins: a review, in Terrestrial Water Cycle and Climate Change: Natural and Human-Induced Impacts. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Geophysical Monograph Series, (eds Q. Tang and T. Oki). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

7. Cuo, L.*, Yongxin Zhang, Theodore J. Bohn, Lin Zhao, Jialuo Li, Qiming Liu, Bingrong Zhou, 2015. Frozen soil degradation and its effects on surface hydrology in the northern Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 120(6) 8276-8298doi:10.1002/2015JD023193 

8. Cuo, L.*, Yongxin Zhang, Fuxin Zhu, Liqiao Liang, 2014. Characteristics and changes of streamflow on the Tibetan Plateau: A review. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2, 49-68. 

9. Cuo, L.*, Yongxin Zhang, Yanhong Gao, Zhenchun Hao, and Luosang Cairang, 2013, The impacts of climate change and land cover transition on the hydrology in the upper Yellow River Basin, China, Journal of Hydrology, 502, 37-52. 

10. Cuo, L.*, Yongxin Zhang, Qingchun Wang, Leilei Zhang, Bingrong Zhou, Zhenchun Hao, Fengge Su, 2013, Climate change in the northern Tibetan Plateau during 1957-2009: spatial patterns and possible mechanisms, Journal of Climate, 26 (1), pp. 85-109, doi: http:/dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00738.1. 

11. Cuo, L. Thomas C. Pagano*, Q.J. Wang, 2011. A Review of Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts and Their Use In Up To Medium-Range Streamflow Forecasting, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12(5): 713-728, DOI:10.1175/2011JHM1347.1. 

12. Elsner, M.M.*, Lan Cuo, Nathalie Voisin, Jeffrey S Deems, Alan F Hamlet, Dennis P Lettenmaier, Julie A Vano, Kristian EB Mickelson, Se Yeun Lee, 2010. Implications of 21st Century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State, Climatic Change, 102: 225-260. DOI 10.1007/s10584-010-9855-0. 

13. Cuo, L., Dennis P. Lettenmaier*, Marina Alberti, and Jeffrey Richey, 2009. Effects of a century of land cover and climate change on hydrology in Puget Sound, Washington. Hydrological Processes, 23; 907-933. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7228.