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Jui-lin (Frank) Li

Dr. Jui-Lin (Frank) Li has extensive experience in global/regional coupled climate modeling and model physical parameterizations with emphasis on boundary layer, clouds, convection and radiation as well as utilizing new and emerging satellite data sets to study weather and climate to advance our model simulation and future climate projection.


Education
  • Ph.D., Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1994)
  • M.S. & B.S , Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan(1985, 1982)

Research Interests
  • Clouds, convection,precipitation, radiation, aerosol and their related interactions
  • Global climate modeling
  • Model physical parameterizations
  • Model and data comparison

Professional Experience
  • Scientist, JPL/Caltech (2006-Present)
  • Visiting Associate Researcher/JIFRESSE at UCLA (2010-Present))
  • Senior Scientific programmer, JPL/NASA, SkillStorm Inc. (2004-2006)
  • Senior Scientific programmer, NASA at GSFC, STG Inc. (2000-2004)
  • Research Associate, University of California, Los Angeles (1994-2000)

Selected Awards
  • JPL Mariner Award; "cutting edge research" JPL Global Climate Change. (2009)
  • JPL Lump Sum Award. (2008)
  • Top-ten list of NASA Aura MLS Mission Research Awards. (2007)
  • JPL Group Award. (2006)

Selected Publications
  1. Li, J.-L. F., Wei-Liang Lee, Duane Waliser, Jia-Yuh Yu, Xianan Jiang, Tristan L'Ecuyer, Terry Kubar, Eric Fetzer, (2015), The Impacts of Cloud Snow Radiative Effects on Pacific Radiative Heating Profile in Contemporary GCMs using A-Train observations, JGR, submitted.
  2. Li, J.-J. F., Duane Waliser, Wei-Liang Lee, Tong Lee, Jia-Yuh Yu, Yi-Chun Chen, Eric Fetzer, (2015), An Observationally-Based Evaluation of Ocean Surface Evaporation, Precipitation, and Ocean Salinity in Coupled GCM Simulations, JGR, under revision.
  3. Li, J.-L. F., Wei-Liang Lee, Jia-Yuh Yu, G. Hulley, Eric Fetzer, Yi-Chun Chen,Yi-Hui Wang: The Impacts of Precipitating Clouds Radiative Effects on Land Surface Properties in Contemporary GCMs and Advanced Reanalysis Data using Satellite Observations, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., In press.
  4. Li, J.-L. F., W.-L. Lee, Tong Lee, Eric Fetzer, Jia-Yuh Yu,  (2015), The Impacts of Cloud Snow Radiative Effects on Pacific Oceans Surface Heat Fluxes, Surface Wind Stress, and Ocean Temperatures in Coupled GCM Simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022538.
  5. Cesana, G., D. E. Waliser, X. Jiang, and J.-L. F. Li (2015), Multi-model evaluation of cloud phase transition using satellite and reanalysis data, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD022932.
  6. Shaoyue Qiu, Xiquan Dong, Baike Xi, J.-L. F. Li, (2015), Characterizing Arctic mixed-phase cloud structure and its relationship with humidity and temperature inversion using ARM NSA Observations, JGR, DOI: 10.1002/2014JD023022.
  7. Zhang,Chengzhu, Minghuai Wang, Hugh Morrison, Richard C. J. Somerville, Kai Zhang, Xiaohong Liu, J.-L. F. Li, (2014), Investigating Ice Nucleation in Cirrus Clouds with an Aerosol-enabled Multi-scale Modeling Framework JAMES, DOI: 10.1002/2014MS000343.
  8. Li, J.-L. F., D. E. Waliser, G. Stephens, S. W. Lee, 2015, Characterizing and understanding cloud ice and radiation budgets in global climate models and reanalysis, AMS monograph Attribute to Late Professor Michio Yanai, in press.
  9. Stephens G., D. Obrien, P. J. Webster, P. Pilewski, S. Kato, J-L F. Li, 2015, The Albedo of Earth, Reviews of Geophysics, DOI: 10.1002/2014RG000449.
  10. Wu, L-T and J.-L.-F. Li et al, (2015), An observationally-based evaluation of WRF regional climate simulations over the Central and Eastern Pacific, JGR, DOI: 10.1002/2015JD023561
  11. Li, J.-L. F., W.-L. Lee, D. E. Waliser, Justin P. Stachnik, Eric Fetzer, Sun Won, Qing Yue, (2014), Characterizing Tropical Pacific Water Vapor and Radiative Biases in CMIP5 GCMs: Observationally-Based Analyses and A Snow and Radiation Interaction Sensitivity Experiment, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., DOI: 10.1002/2014JD021924.
  12. Li, J.-L. F., R. M. Forbes, D. E. Waliser, G. Stephens, S. W. Lee, (2014), Characterizing impacts of precipitating snow hydrometeors in the radiation using the ECMWF IFS global model, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD021450.
  13. Li, J.-L. F., W.-L. Lee, D. E. Waliser, J. David Neelin, Justin P. Stachnik, Tong Lee, 2014, Cloud-Precipitation-Radiation-Dynamics Interaction in Global Climate Models:  A Snow and Radiation Interaction Sensitivity Experiment, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., DOI: 10.1002/2013JD021038
  14. Li, J.-L. F., D. E. Waliser, G. Stephens, S. Lee, T. L’Ecuyer, S. Kato, N. Loeb, and H.-Y. Ma (2013), Characterizing and understanding radiation budget biases in CMIP3/CMIP5 GCMs, contemporary GCM, and reanalysis, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50378.
  15. Duane E. Waliser, Bin Guan, Jui-Lin F. Li, Jinwon Kim, (2012), Addendum to “Simulating cold season snowpack: Impacts of snow albedo and multi-layer snow physics”: Waliser, D., J. Kim, Y. Xue, Y. Chao, A. Eldering, R. Fovell, A. Hall, Q. Li, K. N. Liou, J. McWilliams, S. Kapnick, R. Vasic, F. De Sale, and Y. Yu (2011), Climatic Change, 109 (Suppl 1):S95–S117, DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0312-5.
  16. Kubar, Terence L., Duane E. Waliser, J.-L. Li, Xianan Jiang, 2012: On the Annual Cycle, Variability, and Correlations of Oceanic Low-Topped Clouds with Large-Scale Circulation Using Aqua MODIS and ERA-Interim. J. Climate25, 6152–6174. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00478.1.
  17. Li, J.-L. F., D. E. Waliser, W.-T. Chen, B. Guan, T. Kubar, G. Stephens, H-Y Ma, D. Ming, L. Donner, C. Seman, and L. Horowitz, (2012), An observationally based evaluation of cloud ice water in CMIP3 and CMIP5 GCMs and contemporary reanalyses using contemporary satellite data, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2012JD017640.
  18. Duane E. Waliser, Bin Guan, Jui-Lin Li, Jinwon Kim, (2012), Addendum to “Simulating cold season snowpack: Impacts of snow albedo and multi-layer snow physics”:  Waliser,  D., J. Kim, Y. Xue, Y. Chao, A. Eldering, R. Fovell, A. Hall, Q. Li, K. Liou, J. McWilliams, S. Kapnick, R. Vasic, F. D. Sale, and Y. Yu (2011), Climatic Change, 109 (Suppl 1):S95–S117, DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0312-5.
  19. Song, Xiaoliang, Guang J. Zhang, J.-L. F. Li, 2012: Evaluation of Microphysics Parameterization for Convective Clouds in the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model CAM5. J. Climate25, 8568–8590. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00563.1.
  20. Stephens G., J-L F. Li, et al: An update on Earth’s energy balance in light of the latest global observations, Nature, DOI:10.1038.
  21. Le, Tong , Duane E. Waliser, J.-L. F. Li, and Michelle M. Gierach, (2012), Evaluation of CMIP3 and CMIP5 Wind Stress Climatology Using Satellite Measurements and Atmospheric Reanalysis Products, Journal of Climate,  J. Climate26, 5810–5826. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00591.1.
  22. Xian-Nan Jiang, Eric D. Maloney, J.-L. F. Li, and Duane E. Waliser, (2012), Simulations of the Eastern North Pacific Intraseasonal Variability in CMIP5 GCMs, Accepted, Journal Climate. , 26, 3489–3510. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00526.1.
  23. Chen, W.-T. Chen, C. P. Woods, J.-L. F. Li, D. E. Waliser, et al., 2011, Partitioning CloudSat Ice Water Content for Comparison with Upper-Tropospheric Ice in Global Atmospheric Models, J. Geophys. Res.,doi:10.1029/2010JD015179.
  24. Kubar, Terence L., Duane E. Waliser, J-L. F. Li, 2011: Boundary Layer and Cloud Structure Controls on Tropical Low Cloud Cover Using A-Train Satellite Data and ECMWF Analyses, J. Climate, 24, 194–215.  doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3702.1.
  25. Li, J.-L. F., D. E. Waliser, and J. H. Jiang (2011), Correction to “Comparisons of satellites liquid water estimates to ECMWF and GMAO analyses, 20th century IPCC AR4 climate simulations, and GCM simulations”, Geophys. Res. Lett.38, L24807, doi:10.1029/2011GL049956.
  26. Waliser, D. E., J.-L. F. Li, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and W.-T. Chen, 2011: The impact of precipitating ice and snow on the radiation balance in global climate models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L06802, doi:10.1029/2010GL046478.
  27. Gettelman, A., X. Liu, S. J. Ghan, H. Morrison, S. Park, A. J. Conley, S. A. Klein, J. Boyle, D. L. Mitchell, and J.-L. F. Li, 2010: Global simulations of ice nucleation and ice supersaturation with an improved cloud scheme in the Community Atmosphere Model, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D18216, doi:10.1029/2009JD013797.
  28. Waliser, D.E., and J.-L. F. Li et al., 2009: Cloud ice: A climate model challenge with signs and expectations of progress, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D00A21, doi:10.1029/2008JD010015.
  29. Woods, C.P., D Waliser, J-L F. Li, et al., 2009: Evaluating CloudSat Ice Water Retrievals Using a Cloud Resolving Model: Sensitivities to Frozen Particle Properties and Implications for Model-Data Comparisons, J. Geophys. Res.doi:10.1029/2008JD009941.
  30. Li, J-L F, D. Waliser, et al., 2008, Troposphere Cloud Liquid Water: Satellite Measurements, ECMWF and GEOS5 Analyses, and GCM Simulations, VOL. 35, L19710, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, doi:10.1029/2008GL035427.
  31. Woods, C.P., D Waliser, J-L F. Li, R Austin, G Stephens, D Vane, W Tao, A Tompkins, 2008, Evaluating CloudSat Ice Water Retrievals Using a Cloud Resolving Model: Sensitivities to Frozen Particle Properties and Implications for Model-Data Comparisons, 2008, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00A11, doi:10.1029/2008JD009941.
  32. Li, J.-L. F., J.H. Jiang, D.E. Waliser, and A.M. Tompkins, 2007, Assessing Consistency between EOS MLS and ECMWF Analyzed and Forecast Estimates of Cloud Ice, Geophys. Res. Lett. 34, L08701, doi:10.1029/2006GL029022.
  33. Xin Lin, J.L. Li, et al., 2006, A View of Hurricane Katrina with Early 21st Century Technology, EOS. DOI: 10.1029/2006EO410002.
  34. Li Jui-Lin and D. Waliser et al., 2005: Comparisons of EOS MLS Cloud Ice Measurements with ECMWF analyses and GCM Simulations: Initial Results, Geophys. Res. Lett.., 32, L18710,doi: 10.1029/2005GL023788, 2005.
  35. Li, Jui-Lin F., Martin K., J. D. Farrara and R. Mechoso, 2002: The Impact of the Improvement of optical properties of stratocumulus clouds in the UCLA AGCM, Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 1433-1441.

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