Aiguo Dai

Aiguo Dai

Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences

PhD, 1996, Atmospheric Science, Columbia University, New York, USA

MS, 1988, Atmospheric Science, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

BS, 1985, Atmospheric Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

A. Dai Portrait Aug 2020

Research Interests

Arctic climate change, climate variability and change, future climate change, the global water cycle, hydroclimate, drought, Asian monsoons, and climate data analysis


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Summary: Around 156 journal articles plus several book chapters, total citations=40736, H-index=77, and annual citation rate = ~5000/yr as of Oct. 13, 2020 based on Google Scholar.

One of the world's ~3000-6000 (top 1%) Highly Cited Researchers in all fields (one of the 4-6 scholars from the whole SUNY system) based on analysis of citations done by Web of Science since 2014; ranked #2 and #24 in Meteorology/Atmospheric Sci. based on , respectively, 2017 citations and 1996-2018 total citations according to Ioannidis et al. (2019).  

Areas covered: precipitation variability, climate change, Arctic climate change, drought, streamflow, hydrometeorology, climate model evaluation, future climate change, climate data analysis, Asian monsoons, diurnal variability, atmospheric tides, ocean circulation, the carbon cycle, methane emissions.