ZHENG Xiaotong
Release date: 2019-06-24

Prof. Zheng Xiao-Tong

Mailing Address: 238 Songling RD, Qingdao, 266100, China

Phone/Fax: 86-532-66781305

E-mail: zhengxt@ouc.edu.cn




Ph.D.   in Meteorology, Ocean University of China, China


B.Sc.   in Atmospheric Sciences, Ocean University of China, China


Professional Employment:






Professor, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and Key Laboratory of Physical Oceanography, MOE, OUC, China

Associate   Professor, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and Key Laboratory of   Physical Oceanography, MOE, OUC, China

Lecturer,   College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and Key Laboratory of Physical   Oceanography, MOE, OUC, China

Research Interests:

Ocean-atmosphere interaction and climate variability

Climate change

Climate dynamics



Evaluated the response of Indian Ocean dipole to global warming and expounded the dynamical mechanisms;

Established the relationship of ENSO response to global warming with mean state change in the tropical Pacific;

Evaluated the contribution of internal climate variability to uncertainty in ENSO/IOD response to global warming


Zheng, X.-T.*, C. Hui, and S.-W. Yeh, 2018: Response of ENSO amplitude to global warming in CESM large ensemble: Uncertainty due to internal variability. Clim. Dyn., 50, 4019-4035. 

Hui, C.,and X.-T. Zheng*, 2018: Uncertainty in Indian Ocean Dipole response to global warming: the role of internal variability. Clim. Dyn., 51, 3597-3611.

Xie, S.-P., Q. Peng, Y. Kamae, X.-T. Zheng, H. Tokinaga, and D. Wang, 2018: Eastern Pacific ITCZ dipole and ENSO diversity. J. Climate, 31, 4449-4462.

Zhong, W., X.-T. Zheng*, and W. Cai, 2017: A decadal tropical Pacific condition unfavorable to central Pacific El Niño. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 7919-7926.

Wang, C.Y., S.-P. Xie, Y. Kosaka, Q. Liu, and X.-T. Zheng, 2017: Global influence of tropical Pacific variability related to global warming hiatus. J. Climate, 30, 2679-2695.

Zheng, X.-T.*, S.-P. Xie, L.-H. Lv, and Z.-Q. Zhou, 2016: Intermodel uncertainty in ENSO amplitude change tied to Pacific ocean warming pattern.J. Climate, 29, 7265-7279.

Zheng, X.-T.*, L. Gao, G. Li, and Y. Du, 2016: The southwest Indian Ocean thermocline dome in CMIP5 models: Historical simulation and future projection. Adv. Atmos. Sci.,33, 489-503.


2014 Recipient, Award for Xie Yibing Youth Meteorological Science and Technology, Peking University, China

2015 Recipient, Award for “Outstanding Young Scientist on Oceanic Science and Technology, State Oceanic Administration, China

Research GRANTS 


Project Type



Fund (million Yuan)

Mechanism   and climate impact on delayed warming in the Southern Ocean

National   Key R&D Program of China


Zheng   Xiao-Tong

2.7 mil