- Impact of regional climate change on terrestrial hydrology
- Feedback mechanisms between land and atmosphere
- Moisture tracking and recycling & water cycle
- Further development of evaporation tagging algorithm: evapotranspiration partitioning tagging & atmospheric moisture residence times
- Regional atmospheric modeling & local large-eddy simulations (dynamical downscaling)
- Hydrological modeling & parameters optimization (particle swam optimization)
- MM5, WRF, WRF-LES
- WRF-NOAHMP-HYDRO, WRF-NOAH-HMS
- Since 05/2018 - Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research-Atmospheric Environmental Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Project: DFG-NSFC, AccHydro - How Does Global Warming Accelerate the Hydrological Cycle in the East Asian Monsoon Region ?
- 07/2016 - 05/2018 - Institute of Physics and Meteorology, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Project: DFG Research Group, CAOS - Catchments As Organized Systems in subproject "Understanding and characterizing land surface-atmosphere exchange and feedbacks"
- 04/2016 - 07/2016 - Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research-Atmospheric Environmental Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Project: HGF Alliance, Remote Sensing and Earth System Dynamics
Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:
4. Wei*, J., R. Knoche, and H. Kunstmann (2016), Atmospheric residence times from transpiration and evaporation to precipitation: An age-weighted regional evaporation tagging approach.
J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 6841-6862, DOI:10.1002/2015JD024650.
3. Arnault*, J., R. Knoche, J. Wei, and H. Kunstmann (2016), Evaporation tagging and atmospheric water budget analysis with WRF: A regional precipitation recycling study for West Africa. Water Resour. Res., 52, 1544-1567. DOI:10.1002/2015WR017704.
2. Wei*, J., R. Knoche, and H. Kunstmann (2015), Contribution of transpiration and evaporation to precipitation: An ET-Tagging study for the Poyang Lake region in Southeast China.
J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 6845-6864, DOI:10.1002/2014JD022975.
1. Guan Y., J. Wei, D. Zhang*, M. Zu, and L. Zhang (2013), To identify the important soil properties affecting Dinoseb adsorption with statistical analysis.
The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2013, Article ID 362854, 7 pages, DOI:10.1155/2013/362854.
Renner M., C. Brenner, K. Mallik, D. Wizemann, J. Wei, I. Trebs, K. Schulz, V. Wulfmeyer, and A. Kleidon, Understanding the diurnal variation in evaporation using pattern-based evaluation of evaporation schemes: A case study in Luxembourg, Vienna, Austria, April 2018 (poster)
Wei J., O. Branch, S. Bauer, D. Wizemann, and V. Wulfmeyer, Impact of enhanced hydrological processes on land-atmosphere feedbacks for the Attert catchment in Luxembourg ? - LES runs with WRF-NOAHMP-HYDRO vs. WRF-NOAHMP. EGU, Vienna, Austria, April 2017 (poster)