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University of Houston
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

  • EPA
  • HARC
  • NASA
  • NSF
  • TCEQ
  • EDF
 
 
Liming Li   Curriculum Vitae pdf
 

Assistant Professor of Planetary Science and Atmospheric Science
Personal Faculty Website

Ph. D., Geophysical and Planetary Sciences Department, 2006, California Institute of Technology
M.S., Meteorology, 2001, Peking University
B.S., Atmospheric Science, 1998, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology

Office: 223-A Old Science
Phone: (713) 893-1720
lli7@mail.uh.edu

  • Research Interest
  • Projects
  • Publications
 
Dynamics of Planetary Atmospheres
 
Recycling Rate of Atmospheric Moisture Based on the AIRS Observations.
 
PI-I: Liming Li
 
Program contact: Dr. Neil Bhuva,Phone: (818) 354-4750
 
Period: N/A
NASA JPL Funded Project
NASA

 

 
PI: Liming Li, Co-I:Kevin Baines, Robert West, and Richard Achterberg
 
Program contact: Dr. Curt Niebur,Phone: (202) 358-0390
 
Period: N/A
NASA Outer Planets Research Program, ROSES09
NASA

 

 
PI-I: Liming Li
 
Program contact: Dr. Denis J. Bogan,Phone: (202) 358-0359
 
Period: N/A
NASA Cassini Data Analysis Program, ROSES08
NASA

Selected Publications

  • Mechanical energies of the upper atmosphere in the high latitudes of Mars. Li, L., T. H. Mcconnochie, A. Toigo, D. Banfield, M. Smith, B. Conrath, P. Gierasch, 2011f. JGR, under review.
  • The Global Energy Balance of Titan, Li, L., C. A. Nixon, R. Achterberg, M. A. Smith, N. J. P. Gorius, X. Jinag, B. Conrath, P. Gierasch, A. A. Simon-Miller, F. M. Flasar, A. P. Ingersoll, K. Baines, R. A.West, A. R. Vasavada, S.P. Ewald, 2011e. GRL, in press.
  • Recycling rate of atmospheric moisture over the past two decades. Li, L., X. Jiang, M. T. Chahine, E. T. Olsen, E. Fetzer, L. Chen, Y. L. Yung, 2011d. Environmental Research Letters, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/3/034017, 2011.
  • Equatorial winds on Saturn and the stratospheric oscillation. Li, L., X. Jiang, A. P. Ingersoll, A. D. Del Genio, C. C. Porco, R. A. West, A. R. Vasavada, S. P. Ewald, B. J. Conrath, P. J. Gierasch, A. A. Simon-Miller, C. A. Nixon, R. K. Achterberg, G. S. Orton, L. N. Fletcher, K. H. Baines, 2011c. Nature-Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1292.
  • The atmospheric energetics in El nino years. Li, L., et al., To be submitted to GRL.
  • Revisit of the thermal wind equation: application to planetary atmospheres at low latitudes, Li, L., B. J. Conrath, F. M. Flasar, and P. J. Gierasch, 2008a. to be submitted to JAS.
  • A toy model of the multiple bands and zonal jets on the giant planets, Li, L., P. J. Gierasch, B. J. Conrath, 2008b.Submitted to GRL.
  • The Strongest Jet Ever Detected and a New Thermal Wave in Saturn's Equatorial Stratosphere, Li, L., P. J. Gierasch, R. K. Achterberg, B. J. Conrath, F. M. Flasar, A. R. Vasavada, A. P. Ingersoll, D. Banfield, A. A. Simon-Miller, and L. N. Fletcher, 2008c. GRL, In press.
  • Lorenz energy cycle of the global atmosphere based on reanalysis datasets. Li L., A. P. Ingersoll, X. Jiang, D. Feldman, and Y. L. Yung, 2007a. GRL 34(16), art. No. L16813.
  • Waves in Jupiter's atmosphere observed by the Cassini ISS and CIRS instruments, Li L., A. P. Ingersoll, A. R. Vasavada, A. A. Simon-Miller, R. K. Achterberg, S. P. Ewald, U. A. Dyudina, C. C. Porco, R. A. West, and F. M. Flasar, 2006a.Icarus 185, 416-419.
  • Interaction of moist convection with zonal jets on Jupiter and Saturn, Li L., A. P. Ingersoll and X. L. Huang, 2006b.Icarus 180, 113-123.
  • Vertical wind shear on Jupiter from Cassini images, Li L., A. P. Ingersoll, A. R. Vasavada, A. A. Simon-Miller, A. D. Del Genio, S. P. Ewald, C. C. Porco, and R. A. West, 2006c.JGR 111, art. no. E04004.
  • Life cycles of spots on Jupiter from Cassini images, Li L., A. P. Ingersoll, A. R. Vasavada, C. C. Porco, A. D. Del Genio and S. P. Ewald, 2004. Icarus 172, 9-23.
  • Thermal effects of the Tibetan Plateau on Rossby waves, Li L., F. Huang, D. Chi, S. Liu, 2002. Advances in Atmospheric Science 19, 901-913.
  • The diabatic waves in barotropic model, Li L., D. Huang, F. Qiao, S. Liu, 2000. Journal of tropical meteorology 6, 1-12.