Guoping Li, Male, Prof & Dr, School of Atmospheric Sciences, Chengdu University of Information Technology (CUIT)
Telephone:  +86-28-85966386

Mobile phone:   +86-13981701018

Address:  No.24, Block 1, Xuefu Rd, Shuangliu District,Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China

Postcode:  610225

Research Areas

Plateau & mountains meteorology, rainstorm dynamics and GNSS meteorology


Received his B.S. degree in synoptic meteorology from Chengdu Institute of Meteorology (CIM, the former CUIT) in 1983, M.S. degree in climatic dynamics from Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) of the Chinese Academy of Science in 1988,and Ph.D. degree in GPS meteorology from Southwest Jiaotong University in 2007. 


Work Experience

Teacher in Chengdu Institute of Meteorology (1983-2000) and Chengdu University of Information Technology  (since 2000)  

Teaching Experience

1996.11-1996.12: short term senior visiting scholar of the Institute of Meteorology (MRI) of the Japan Meteorological Agency

2004.04-2004.10: Visiting Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, National University of Tsukuba , Japan

Honors & Distinctions

Reviewers of high-quality journals at home and abroad such as Journal of Climate,Climate Dynamics,International Journal of Climatology,Monthly Weather Review,Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres,Journal of Hydrometeorology,Scientific Reports.



Shen Chengfeng, Guoping Li , Yuanchang Dong.2022. Vertical structures associated with orographic precipitation during warm season in the Sichuan Basin and its surrounding areas at different altitudes from 8-year GPM DPR observations. Remote Sensing,Volume14, Issue17, 4222.

Dong Yuanchang , Guoping Li, Xingwen Jiang, Yuancheng Wang.2022.The characteristics and formation mechanism of double-band radar echoes formed by a severe rainfall occurred in the Sichuan Basin under the background of two vortices coupling.Frontiers in Earth Science, 10: 915954,DOI: 10.3389/ferrt.2022.915954

Chen Yu-xu, Jia Li, Jia Zuo, Ding Chen-chen,Ren Fu-min, Li Guo-ping.2021.On the Improvement of the DSAEF_LTP model to heavy precipitation simulation of landfalling tropical cyclones over China in 2018. Journal of Tropical Meteorology,27(3):232-245, DOI:10.46267/j.1006-8775.2021.021

Yao Mei, Yunqi Ma, Li Jia, Fumin Ren, Guoping Li, Chenchen Ding, Mingyang Wang,John L McBride.2021. DSAEF_LTP model experiment to forecast the accumulated precipitation of landfalling northward-moving typhoons in China. Frontiers in Earth Science,

Tian, Y. M., J. L. Mcbride, F. M. Ren, G. P. Li, T. Feng, 2021.Changes in Typhoon Regional Heavy Precipitation

Events over China from 1960 to 2018. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s00376-021-1015-0

Li Shanshan, Guoping Li, Xiaofang Wang, Chao Li, Haizhi Liu, Gang Li. 2020.Precipitation characteristics of an abrupt heavy rainfall event over the complex terrain of Southwest China observed by the FY-4A satellite and Doppler weather radar.Water , 12(9), 2502, DOI:10.3390/w12092502

Ren F M, Y J Xie, B W Yin, M Y Wang,  G P Li, 2020: Establishment of an objective standard for the definition of binary tropical cyclones in the western North Pacific. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 37(11): 1211-1221. DOI: 10.1007/s00376-020-9287-3

Chen Wenjiang, Joshua-Xiouhua Fu, Guoping Li.2020. Objective identification and multi-scale controlling factors of extreme heat-wave events in Southern China.Atmosphere,  11(6), 668; DOI:10.3390/atmos11060668

Wang M Y, F M Ren, Y  J Xie, G P Li, M  J Yang, F Tian. 2020. Characteristics and causes of extreme rainfall induced by binary tropical cyclones over China.Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s13143-020-00201-6

Feng Tian, Ren Fumin, Zhang Dalin, Li Guoping, Qiu, Wenyu, Yang Hui. 2020.Sideswiping tropical cyclones and their associated precipitation over China. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 707-717. DOI: 10.1007/s00376-020-9224-5

Zhang Fangli, Guoping Li, Jun Yue.The moisture sources and transport processes for a sudden rainstorm associated with double low-level jets in the northeast Sichuan Basin of China. Atmosphere, 2019, 10(3), 160; DOI:10.3390/atmos10030160;

Li Chengcheng, Hong-Li Ren, Fang Zhou, Shuanglin Li, Joshua-Xiouhua Fu, Guoping Li. Multi-pentad prediction of precipitation variability over Southeast Asia during boreal summer using BCC_CSM1.2, 2018, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, DOI:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2018.02.002

Li Guoping,Zhao Fuhu. Analysis of the mechanism underlying Tibetan Plateau vortex frequency differences between strong and weak MJO periods. Journal of Meteorological Research, 2017,31(3): 530-539, DOI: 10.1007/s13351-017-6041-6

Dong Yuanchang, Guoping Li, Meng Yuan and Xiaolin Xie. Evaluation of five grid datasets against radiosonde data over the eastern and downstream regions of the Tibetan Plateau in summer. Atmosphere, 2017 (2017.3.16), 8(3), Article ID 56,19 pages; DOI:10.3390/atmos8030056

Ni Chengcheng, Guoping Li, Xiaozhen Xiong. Analysis of a vortex precipitation event over Southwest China using AIRS and in situ measurements. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2017,34(4):559-570, DOI:10.1007/s00376-016-5262-4

Bai Aijuan, Li Guoping. Climatology of monsoon precipitation over the Tibetan Plateau from 13-year TRMM observations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2016, 126(1):15-26,DOI: 10.1007/s00704-015-1555-2

Zhao Fu-hu, Li Guo-ping, Huang Chu-hui, Liu Xiao-ran. The modulation of Madden-Julian oscillation on Tibetan Plateau vortex. Journal of Tropical Meteorology, 2016, 22(1): 30-41, DOI: 10.16555/j.1006-8775.2016.01.004

Jiang Lujun, Guoping Li. Analysis of heavy precipitation caused by the vortices in the lee of the Tibetan Plateau from TRMM (the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) observations. Proceedings of SPIE (The international society for optics and photonics) , 2015,Vol.9640, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XX, 96400H1-96400H12, DOI: 10.1117/12.2191821

He Yu, Li Guo-ping. The effects of the plateau's topographic gradient on Rossby waves and its numerical simulation. Journal of Tropical Meteorology,2015, 21(4):337-351,DOI: 10.16555/j.1006-8775.2015.04.003

Chen Dong, Huijun Wang, Jiping Liu , Guoping Li. Why the spring North Pacific Oscillation is a predictor of typhoon activity over the Western North Pacific. International Journal of Climatology, 2015,35(11): 3353-3361,DOI: 10.1002/joc.4213

Fan Yuyue,   Guoping Li,   Huiguo Lu. Impacts of abnormal heating of Tibetan Plateau on Rossby wave activity and hazards related to snow and ice in South China. Advances in Meteorology,2015(2015.3.30), Volume 2015, Article ID 87847,19 pages, DOI:10.1155/2015/878473

Hu Zu-Heng, Xu Zhong-Feng, Zhou Ning-Fang, Ma Zhu-Guo, Li Guo-Ping. Evaluation of WRF model with different land surface schemes: A drought event simulation in Southwest China during 2009-2010. Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett.  2014,7 (2): 168-173 .DOI:10.3878/j.issn.1674-2834.13.0079

Zhang Pengfei , Guoping Li, Xiouhua Fu, Yimin Liu, Laifang Li. Clustering of Tibetan Plateau vortices by 10—30-day intraseasonal oscillation. Monthly Weather Review, 2014,142(1):290-300, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-13-00137.1

Chen Gong, Li Guoping. Dynamic and numerical study of waves in the Tibetan Plateau vortex. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 2014, 31(1):131-138, DOI: 10.1007/s00376-013-1035-5

Li Guoping, Jia Deng. Atmospheric water monitoring by using ground-based GPS during heavy rains produced by TPV and SWV. Advances in Meteorology, 2013(2013.12.7), Volume 2013, Article ID 793957, 12 pages,  DOI:10.1155/2013/793957

Chen Jiaona, Guoping Li. Diurnal variation of ground-based GPS-PWV under different solar radiation intensity in Chengdu Plain. Journal of Geodynamics, 2013, 72(SI: Geodetic Earth System):81-85,DOI: 10.1016/j.jog.2013.08.002 

Wang Hao, Ming Wei, Guoping Li, Shenghui Zhou, Qingfeng Zeng.Analysis of precipitable water vapor from GPS measurements in Chengdu region: Distribution and evolution characteristics in autumn. Advances in Space Research, 2013, 52(4):656- 667

Chen Ting,Wang Dong-Hai,Li Guo-Ping,Zhang Yu-Wei. Validation of IASI-retrieved atmospheric water vapor data over the Tibetan Plateau region. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters,2013,6(3): 167-172

Chen Dong,Wang Hui-Jun,Li Guo-Ping. Change in spring meridional circulation and its relation to summer typhoon activities. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters,2013,6(3): 144-148

Wang Qin,Li Shuanglin,Fu Jianjian,Li Guoping. Formation of the anomalous summer precipitation in east China in 2010 and 1998: A comparison of the impacts of two kinds of El Nino. Acta Meteorologica Sinica,2012,26(6):665-682

Liu Dong-hai , Song Li-li  , Li Guo-ping , Qin Peng , Chen Wen-chao , Huang Hao-hui. Characteristics of the offshore extreme wind load parameters for wind turbines during strong typhoon Hagupit. Journal of Tropical Meteorology,2011,17(4):399-408

Li Guoping , Fujio Kimura, Tomonori Sato,Dingfa Huang. A composite analysis of diurnal cycle of GPS precipitable water vapor in central Japan during calm summer days. Theoretical and Applied Climatology,2008, 92(1-2):15-29

Li Guoping, Huang Dingfa, Liu Biquan,Chen Jiaona. Experiment on driving precipitable water vapor from ground-base GPS network in Chengdu Plain. Geo-spatial Information Science, 2007,10(3):181-185

Liu Xiao-ran, Li Guo-ping*. Analytical solutions for the thermal forcing vortices in the boundary layer

and its applications. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics,2007,28(4) :429-439

Li Guoping, Duan Tingyang,Gong Yuanfa,Lu Huiguo. A composite study of the surface fluxes on the Tibetan Plateau.Acta Meteorologica Sinica,2003,17(2):218-229

Li Guoping,Lu Jinghua,Jin Bingling,Bu Nima.The effects of anomalous snow cover of the Tibetan Plateau on the surface heating.Advances in Atmospheric Sciences,2001,18(6): 1206-1214

Li Guoping,Duan Tingyang,Shigenori Haginoya,Chen Longxun. Estimates of the bulk coefficients and surface fluxes over the Tibetan Plateau using AWS data. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 2001,79(2): 625-635

Li Guoping,Duan Tingyang,Gong Yuanfa.The bulk transfer coefficients and surface fluxes on the western Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin,2000,45(13): 1221-1226

Li Guoping,Chen Zhonglin.Some important characteristics of surface albedo of China in recent years. Chinese Geographical Science,1997,7(2): 124-129

Li Guoping,Duan Tingyang,Wan Jun,Gong Yuanfa.Determination of the drag coefficient over the Tibetan Plateau.Advances in Atmospheric Sciences,1996,13(4): 511-518

Li Guoping,Lu Jinghua. Some possible solutions of nonlinear internal inertial gravity wave equations in the atmosphere. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences,1996,13 (2): 244-252

Li Guoping, Fu Congbin, Ye Duzheng. A study on the influence of large-scale persistent rainfall anomalies on land surface processes. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences,1991,15(1): 62-71

Research Interests

vortex & precipitation, orographic rainstorm, topographic gravity wave,rainstorm mechanism,GNSS water vapor


2019 Photonlcs & Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2019 Rome), p1342, June 17–20, 2019, Rome, Italy

SPIE Remote Sensing 2018 (RS2018), 10-13 September 2018, Berlin, Germany

The joint 25th AMOS National Conference and 12th International Conference for Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (AMOS-ICSHMO2018), 5-9 February 2018,Sydney, Australia

General Assembly 2017 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU2017), 23–28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria

SPIE Remote Sensing 2016 (RS2016), 26-29 September 2016, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The International Radiation Symposium (IRS2016), 16-22 Apr 2016, Auckland, New Zealand

SPIE Remote Sensing 2015 (RS2015),21–24 Sep 2015 , Toulouse, France

2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU2014), 15-19 Dec 2014, San Francisco, USA

Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 2014 - 11th Annual Meeting (AOGS2014), 28 Jul -1 Aug 2014, Sapporo, Japan

International Conference on Southeast Asian Weather and Climate 2013 (ICSA-WC2013, the Green Tree Foundation, Chiang Mai  Rajabhat  University,etc), 27-29, Nov 2013,Chiang Mai, Thailand

International Symposium on Space Geodesy and Earth System (SGES2012),18-21 Aug 2012,Shanghai,China

The International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences(IAMAS) 2005 Scientific Assembly, 2-12 Aug 2005,Beijing, China

​Summer workshop on severe storms and torrential rain. 17 Jun 2002, Chengdu, China

International conference on climate and environment variability and predictability,7-11 Aug 2000,Shanghai ,China

The second session of international workshop on TIPEX-GAME/TIBET,20-22 Jul 2000,Kunming, China

International workshop on the climate system of monsoon Asia, 3-7 Dec 1996, Kyoto, Japan

XVIII Pacific Science Congress, 5-12 Jun 1995, Beijing, China


Collaborative Innovation Center on Forecast and Evaluation of Meteorological Disasters, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, China Meteorological Administration (CMA)

Institute of Heavy Rain, Wuhan,China Meteorological Administration (CMA)

Institute of Plateau Meteorology, Chengdu, China Meteorological Administration (CMA)


Master and Ph.D on Meteorology