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Chonghua Yin

Climate and Environmental Scientist


Dr Chonghua Yin has over ten years experience in data analysis/mining/management, software design and development, resource management, and climate change adaptation and risk assessment. He has two skills that make him distinctive – mixing programming with rapid prototype building.

  • PhD degree in environmental science from the University of Waikato.

  • Master degree of Meteorology from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China.

  • Developed GENIES (Global Environment and National Information Evaluation System), drought assessment Tool, and regional climate scenario generator.

  • Developed a novel statistical downscaling model (SOM-BCSD) and a statistical bias-correction method (BCSD) for AR5 GCM data, which are both widely, used in in climate change risk and adaptation projects.

  • Currently working on design and development of the CLIMsystems Seasonal Climate Forecast Service System (CSCFSS).