Talent details

Name:Deliang Chen
Title & Affiliation:Ph.D, Professor
Homepage in Chinese:http://rcg.gvc.gu.se/dc
Address:Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Box 460, 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden

Education and Appointments

Dr. Deliang Chen,an elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, is currently Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He was Executive Director of the International Council for Science (ICSU: www.icsu.org) during 2009-2012. He showed great support to the development of Third Pole Environment (TPE) by participating in the 3rd TPe workshop at Reykjavik, Iceland, and offering suggestions. Previous appointments in China include Science Director of the Beijing Climate Center (http://bcc.cma.gov.cn/) which also serves as National Climate Center of China (2002-2008).

He is an internationally renowned climate researcher and he has made an important contribution to the understanding of regional climate changes in Sweden and China. He and his group are interested in regional climate variability and recent (around 500 years back) and future (present-100 years) climate changes in Sweden and in China. They also work on studies of local climate and its impact on the environment. His recent research interest has included climate changes on the Tibetan Plateau and their regional impacts. He was appointed adjunct professor of the ITPCAS during his visit in May, 2012. 
To know more about him, please visit his website at http://rcg.gvc.gu.se/dc/.

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Selected Publications