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Haochen Tan

Postdoctoral Appointee


Research Interests:

  • Urban climate modeling, regional climate modeling
  • Tropical meteorology, Madden-Julian Oscillation, precipitation and its diurnal cycle over Maritime Continent



2016-2021 Ph.D. Environmental Science. Department of Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, United States

2013-2016 M.S., Meteorology. Department of Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, United States

2009-2013 B. Sc., Atmospheric Science. Department of Atmospheric Science. Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, P.R. China


Published/Accepted Publications

Ramos, C.G.M., Tan, H., Ray, P., and Dudhia J. (2021) The Sensible Heat of Rainfall in the Tropics: Review and Estimates from Reanalysis and Observations. International Journal of Climatology. DOI:10.1002/joc.7363.

Ray, P., Zhou, X., Tan, H., Dudhia, J., and Moncrieff, M.W. (2021) Improved simulation of mid-latitude climate in a new channel model compared to contemporary GCMs, Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1029/2021GL093297.

Ray, P., Tan, H., Tewari, M., Brownlee, J., Ajayamohan, R.S. (2020) Role of advection on the evolution of near-surface temperature and wind in urban-aware simulations, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-20-0068.1.

Tan, H., Ray, P., Barret, B., Dudhia, J., and Moncrieff, W.M. (2020) Systematic Patterns in Land Precipitation over the Maritime Continent due to Land-Sea Contrast during MJO Propagation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere. DOI: 10.1029/2020JD033465. 

Tan, H., Ray, P., Tewari, M., Brownlee, J. (2019) Response of near-surface meteorological conditions to advection under impact of the Green Roof. Atmosphere, 10(12), 759DOI: 10.3390/atmos10120759.

Tan, H., Ray, P., Barret, B., Tewari, M., and Moncrieff, M.W. (2018) Role of topography on the MJO in the Maritime continent: a numerical case study, Climate Dynamics. 55, 295-314. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4275-3

Brownlee, J., Ray, P., Tewari, M., and Tan, H. (2017) Relative role of turbulent and radiative flux on the near-surface temperature in a single-layer urban canopy model over Houston, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56, 2173-2187. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0088.1.