Minchao Wu

PhD, Climate researcher  

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Phone: +46 11 495 82 46   
Email: firstname.lastname@smhi.se
Research Gate ID: Minchao Wu

Fields of work

Development and application of high-resolution regional Earth system models with focus on land-atmosphere interaction especially on vegetation dynamics and vegetation feedback. Assessing model performance over tropical region at scales ranging from continent to convection-permitting area, Africa is the preliminary testing domain.

Research interests

  • Vegetation dynamics and carbon cycle; the impact of land surface properties (soil moisture, topography and vegetated cover ) on regional climate, e.g. vegetation influence on climatic extreme
  • The mechanism of scale effects on inter-annual variability and extreme of regional climate.
  • Added values of high-resolution climate model to climate services.

Special competences

  • Programming
  • Model application and development
  • Analysis of model output.


Publications by Minchao Wu at SMHI

  1. Tamoffo,Alain T.
    Process-based assessment of the impact of reduced turbulent mixing on Congo Basin precipitation in the RCA4 Regional Climate Model
    In: Climate Dynamics
    DOI: 10.1007/s00382-020-05571-1
  2. Wu,Minchao
    The impact of regional climate model formulation and resolution on simulated precipitation in Africa
    In: Earth System Dynamics, Vol. 11, no 2, 377-394 p.
    DOI: 10.5194/esd-11-377-2020
  3. Zhang,W.
    The Interplay of Recent Vegetation and Sea Ice Dynamics-Results From a Regional Earth System Model Over the Arctic
    In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 47, no 6
    DOI: 10.1029/2019GL085982