Jing-Jia Luo

Senior Research Scientist

Current work and responsibilities

Working on climate dynamics, ocean-atmosphere interactions, climate model, climate prediction, and climate service.

Currently leading multi-year prediction using BoM ACCESS-S1 forecast system.

Indices for different types of El Nino: Updated monthly

Collabratively supervising Ph.D. students for climate studies.

Career background

Education:
  • 1996: Najing Institute of Meteorology, Master degree of Meteorology
  • 2001: Tokyo University, Ph. D. of physical Oceanography
Professional Positions
  • 2001–2004: Post Doc Research Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan.
  • 2004–2008: Research scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan.
  • 2008–2011: Senior Research scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan.
  • 2011–present: Senior research Scientist, Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

Selected Publications

  • Luo, J.-J., et al (2015) Current status of intraseasonal-seasonal-to-interannual prediction of the Indo-Pacific climate. Chapter 3 in Indo-Pacific Climate Variability and Predictability (eds. Yamagata, T. and S. Behera), World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate, Vol 7, the World Scientific Publisher, pp 63-107, http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/9664.
  • Luo, J.-J., Sakaki, W. and Masumoto., Y. (2012) Indian Ocean warming modulates Pacific climate change. PNAS, 109, 18701-18706, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1210239109.
  • Luo, J.-J. (2011) Ocean dynamics not required? Nature, 477, 544-546.
  • Luo, J.-J., Zhang, R., Behera, S., Masumoto, Y., Jin, F.-F., Lukas, R. and Yamagata, T. (2010) Interaction between El Niño and extreme Indian Ocean Dipole. J. Climate, 23(3), 726-742.
  • Luo, J.-J., Masson, S., Behera, S. and Yamagata, T. (2008) Extended ENSO predictions using a fully coupled ocean-atmosphere model. J. Climate, 21, 84-93.
  • Luo, J.-J. and Yamagata, T. (2001) Long-term El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)-like variation with special emphasis on the South Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 106, C10, 22211-22227.
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Jing-Jia Luo

Expertise:
  • Climate dynamics (e.g., ENSO, IOD), including climate variations and changes
  • Seasonal-to-interannual climate Prediction
  • Climate modelling
  • Climate application
  • Decadal climate variations
Publications:
- Google Scholar
- CV
Committees:
  • The Australian National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) Committee
  • Co-chair of UK Unified Model Maritime Continent Process Evaluation Group
  • Overseas member of the fifth and sixth Academic Committee of State Key Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology, Chinese Academy of Science