Qian Cao

Qian Cao

Graduate Student

Email: qiancao@ucla.edu

Biography

Surface hydrology

Education

Currently working towards PhD in Geography
UCLA, 2014-present

ME in Water Resources Engineering
College of Water Resources and Hydropower, Wuhan Univeristy

BE in Agricultural Water Resources Engineering
College of Water Resources and Hydropower, Wuhan Univeristy

Research

Stream temperature modeling in Puget Sound

Comparison of gridded gauge and TRMM precipitation products 

Selected Publications

Cao, Q., N. Sun, J. Yearsley, B. Nijssen and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2015: Climate and land cover effects on the temperature of Puget Sound streamsHydrological Processes, (in review).

Henn, B., Q., Cao, D.P. Lettenmaier, C.S. Magirl, C. Mass, J.B. Bower, M. St. Laurent, Y. Mao, and S. Perica, 2015: Hydroclimatic conditions preceding the March 2014 Oso landslide, Journal of Hydrometeorology, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0008.1 (early view online).

Courses & Presentations

Cao, Q., N. Sun, J. Yearsley, B. Nijssen and D.P. Lettenmaier. Modeling of Effects of Climate and Land Cover Change on Thermal Loading to Puget Sound. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 2014 (poster)