Cloud City

Representative Publications (recently)


  • Wu, C. H., and P. C. Tsai, 2021: Impact of orbitally-driven seasonal insolation changes on Afro-Asian summer monsoons through the Holocene. Commun Earth Environ 2, 4.

  • Chiang, J. C. H., W. Kong, C.-H. Wu, and D. S. Battisti, 2020: Origins of East Asian summer monsoon seasonality. J. Climate, 33(18), 7945-7965. DOI10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0888.1 
  • Yadav, R. K., S.-Y. Wang, C.-H. Wu, and R. R. Gillies, 2020: Swapping of the Pacific and Atlantic Niño influences on north central India summer monsoon. Climate Dynamics, 54, 4005-4020. 
  • Wu, C. H., P. C. Tsai, and N. Freychet, 2020: Changing dynamical control of early Asian summer monsoon in the mid-1990s. Climate Dynamics, 54, 85-98. doi:10.1007/s00382-019-04989-6 
  • Tung, Y.-S., S.-Y. Wang, J.-L. Chu, C.-H. Wu, Y.-M. Chen, C.-T. Cheng, and L.-Y. Lin, 2020: Projected increase of the East Asian summer monsoon (Meiyu) in Taiwan by climate models with variable performance. Meteorol Appl. 2020; 27:e1886. 
  • Zhao, L., S.-Y. Wang, C.-H. Wu, S. Los, S. Lyu, X. Meng, L. Wen, S. Luo, Y. Ao, and Z. Li, 2020: Association of Diurnal Rainfall in Northeastern Tibetan Plateau with the Retreat of the South Asian High. Atmosphere, 11(1): 105. 


  • Wu, C. H., S. Y. Wang, and H. H. Hsu, 2018: Large-scale control of the Arabian Sea monsoon inversion in August. Climate Dynamics, 51(7), 2581-2592. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-4029-7 (First online: 4 December, 2017)
  • Wu, C. H., W. R. Huang, and S. Y. Wang, 2018: Role of Indochina Peninsula topography in precipitation seasonality over East Asia. Atmosphere 9(7): 255. doi: 10.3390/atmos9070255 (Special Issue Monsoons)
  • Wu, C. H., S. Y. Lee, and J. C. H. Chiang, 2018: Relative influence of precession and obliquity in the early Holocene: topographic modulation of subtropical seasonality during the Asian summer monsoon. Quaternary Science Reviews, 191, 238-255. (First online: 22 May, 2018)
  • Wu, C. H., M. D. Chou, and Y. H. Fong, 2018: Impact of the Himalayas on the Meiyu-Baiu migration. Climate Dynamics, 50(3), 1307-1319. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3686-x (First online: 12 April, 2017)

  • Wu, C. H., 2017: Thermodynamic and dynamic influences in the Far East-Okhotsk region on stagnant Meiyu-Baiu. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 7276–7288. doi:10.1002/2017JD026558 (First online: 17 July, 2017)
  • Wu, C. H., N. Freychet, C. A. Chen, and H. H. Hsu, 2017: East Asian presummer precipitation in the CMIP5 models at high versus low horizontal resolution. International Journal of Climatology, 37(11), 4158-4170. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5055 (First online: 26 March, 2017)
  • Freychet N., A. Duchez, C. H. Wu, C. A. Chen, H. H. Hsu, J. Hirschi, A. Forryan, B. Sinha, A. L. New, T. Graham, M. B. Andrews, C. Y. Tu, and S. J. Lin, 2017: Variability of hydrological extreme events in East Asia and their dynamical control: A comparison between observations and two high-resolution global climate models. Climate Dynamics, 48(3), 745-766. DOI:10.1007/s00382-016-3108-5 (First online: 13 April, 2016)

  • Freychet, N., H.-H. Hsu, and C.-H. Wu, 2016: Extreme Precipitation Events over East Asia: Evaluating the CMIP5 Model, in Atmospheric Hazards - Case Studies in Modeling, Communication, and Societal Impacts, edited by J. S. M. Coleman, p. Ch. 05, InTech, Rijeka, doi:10.5772/62996.
  • Wu, C.-H., S.-Y. Lee, J. C. H. Chiang, and H.-H. Hsu, 2016: The influence of obliquity in the early Holocene Asian summer monsoon, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 4524–4530. doi:10.1002/2016GL068481
  • Wu, C. H., and H. H. Hsu, 2016: Role of the Indochina Peninsula narrow mountains in modulating the East Asia-Western North Pacific summer monsoon. J. Climate, 29, 4445-4459.
  • Wang, S. Y., Y. H. Lin, and C. H. Wu, 2016: Interdecadal change of the active-phase summer monsoon in East Asia (Meiyu) since 1979. Atmos. Sci. Let., 17: 128-134. doi: 10.1002/asl.603 (First online: 7 December, 2015)
  • Wu, C. H., J. C. H. Chiang, H. H. Hsu, and S. Y. Lee, 2016: Orbital control of the western North Pacific summer monsoon. Climate Dynamics, 46(3), 897-911. DOI:10.1007/s00382-015-2620-3

  • Chiang, J. C. H., I. Y. Fung, C. H. Wu, Y. J. Cai, J. P. Edman, Y. W. Liu, J. A. Day, T. Bhattacharya, Y. Mondal, and C. A. Labrousse, 2015: Role of seasonal transitions and westerly jets in East Asian paleoclimate. Quaternary Science Reviews, 108, 111-129. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.11.009
  • Freychet, N., H. H. Hsu, C. Chou, and C. H. Wu, 2015: Asian summer monsoon in CMIP5 projections: A link between the change in extreme precipitation and monsoon dynamics. J. Climate, 28, 1477-1493. doi:

  • Wu, C. H., H. H. Hsu, and M. D. Chou, 2014: Effect of the Arakan Mountains in the northwestern Indochina Peninsula on the late May Asian Monsoon transition. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 119, 10769-10779. DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022024

  • Wu, C. H., and M. D. Chou, 2013: Tibetan Plateau westerly forcing on the cloud amount over Sichuan Basin and the Early Asian summer monsoon. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 7558-7568. DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50580


  • Wu, C. H., M. D. Chou, and W. S. Kau, 2011: Influence of Marcus convergence zone on western North Pacific summer monsoon. Atmospheric Research, 101, 863-868. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.05.013

  • Wu, C. H., and W. S. Kau, 2010: The lunar-synodic component in the East Asian winter monsoon. Advances in Geosciences (AS), 16, 13-22.

  • Wu, C. H., W. S. Kau, and M. D. Chou, 2009: Summer monsoon onset in the subtropical western North Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L18810, doi:10.1029/2009GL040168.

  • Wu, C. H., and W. S. Kau, 2007: The role of cloud radiative forcing in the Asian-Pacific summer monsoon. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 18, 623-642, doi:10.3319/TAO.2007.18.3.623(A).

  • Kau, W. S., C. H. Wu, and C. H. Tsou, 2003: The cloud radiative forcing over Asian-Pacific summer monsoon region. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 14, 445-467.
  • Kau, W. S., C. H. Wu, C. H. Tsou, and C. H. Tu, 2003: Simulation studies of cloud/radiation effects on low frequency oscillation during the East Asian summer monsoon season. Atmospheric Sciences, 31, 159-180. (in Chinese with English abstract)