- Assistant Professor
- Regional climate change, Dust variability, Dust-climate interactions, Climate modeling
Selected Publications —
Pu, B., Q. Jin, P. Ginoux, and Y. Yu, 2022: Compound heat wave, drought, and dust events in California, Journal of Climate,https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0889.1
Pu, B., and Q. Jin, 2021: A record-breaking trans-Atlantic African dust plume associated with atmospheric circulation extremes in June 2020, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0014.1.
Hu, Z., Q. Jin, Y. Ma, B. Pu, Z. Ji, Y. Wang, and W. Dong, 2021: Temporal evolution of aerosols and their extreme events in polluted Asian regions during Terra's 20-year observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2021.112541.
Q. Jin, J. Wei, W. K.M. Lau, B. Pu, and C. Wang, 2021: Interactions of Asian mineral dust with Indian summer monsoon: recent advances and challenges, Earth-Science Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2021.103562.
Pu, B., P. Ginoux, and Coauthors, 2020: Retrieving the global distribution of the threshold of wind erosion from satellite data and implementing it into the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory land–atmosphere model (GFDL AM4.0/LM4.0). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 55-81.
Pu, B., P. Ginoux, S. B. Kapnick, X. Yang, 2019: Seasonal prediction potential for springtime dustiness in the United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 9163-9173, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083703.
Pu, B., and P. Ginoux, 2018b: How reliable are CMIP5 models in simulating dust optical depth? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,18,12491-12510, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-12491-2018.
Pu, B., and P. Ginoux, 2018a: Climatic factors contributing to long-term variations in surface fine dust concentration in the United States, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 4201-4215, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-4201-2018.
Pu, B., and P. Ginoux, 2017: Projection of American dustiness in the late 21st century due to climate change. Scientific Reports, 7:5553, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05431-9.
Pu, B.,and P. Ginoux, 2016: The impact of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation on springtime dust activity in Syria. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 13431-13448, doi:10.5194/acp-16-13431-2016.