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Faculty - Yueping Xu

  • Yueping Xu

    Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources

    Institute of Hydrology and Water Resources

    B524 An-Zhong Building Zijingang Campus

    +86 571 88981608

Research Interest

  Hydrological extreme analysis

  Hydrological modeling under uncertainty

  Climate change impact analysis on water resources and flooding

  Uncertainty and risk analysis in water management

  Flood risk assessment

  Ensemble flood prediction and forecasting

Primary Teaching Area

System analysis of water resources

Integrated water resources management

Advances in Water Resources 

Selected Publication

l  Tian Y, Yue-Ping Xu*, Martijn Booij, Guoqing Wang. 2015. Uncertainty in Future High Flows in Qiantang River Basin, China. Journal of Hydrometerology, 16, 363-380.

l  Xujie Zhang, Martijn Booij, Yue-Ping Xu*. 2015. Improved Simulation of Peak Flows under Climate Change: Postprocessing or Composite Objective Calibration? Journal of Hydrometerology, DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0218.1.

l  Yue-Ping Xu, Xichao Gao, Yongqiang Zhang, Lili Kang, 2015. Coupling a regional climate model and distributed hydrological model to assess future water resources in Jinhua River Basin, East China. ASCE Journal of Hydrological Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001007, 04014054-1.

l  Xujie Zhang, Yue-Ping Xu*, and Guangtao Fu. 2014. Uncertainties in SWAT extreme flow simulation under climate change, Journal of Hydrology, 515, 205-222.

l  Yue-Ping Xu*, Suli Pan, Guangtao Fu, Xujie Zhang, 2014. Future potential evapotranspiration changes and contribution analysis in Zhejiang Province, East China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere., 119(5), 2174-2192.

l  Xu YP, Suli Pan, Chao Gao, Guangtao Fu, Yen-Ming Chiang. Historical pan evaporation changes in the Qiantang River Basin, East China. International Journal of Climatology. In press.

l  Zhu, Q., Zhang, X., Ma, C., Gao, C., & Xu, Y. P.* (2015). Investigating the uncertainty and transferability of parameters in swat model under climate change. Hydrological Sciences Journal/journal Des Sciences Hydrologiques. DOI:10.1080/02626667.2014.1000915.

l  Tian Ye, M.J.Booij, YP Xu*. 2014. Uncertainty in high and low flows due to model structure and parameter errors. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 28, 319-322.

l  E. Vonk, Y.P. Xu*, M.J. Booij, X. Zhang, D.C.M.. Augustijn*, 2014. Adapting Multireservoir Operation to Shifting Patterns of Water Supply and Demand. Water Resources Management. 283, 625-643.

l  E. Vonk, Y.P. Xu, M.J. Booij, D.C.M. Augustijn. Quantifying the robustness of optimal reservoir operation for the Xinanjiang-Fuchunjiang Reservoir Cascade. Water Science and Technology, in press.

l  Xu YP, Zhang Xujie, Ran Qihua, Tian Ye. 2013. Impact of climate change on hydrology of upper reaches of Qiantang River Basin, East China. Journal of Hydrology, 483, 51-60.

l  Xu YP, Zhang Xujie, Tian Ye. 2012. Impact of climate change on 24-h design rainfall depth estimation in Qiantang River Basin, East China. Hydrological Processes, 26(26), 4067-4077.

l  Ye Tian, Yue-Ping Xu*, Martijn J. Booij and Long Cao. Impact assessment of multiple uncertainty sources on high flows under climate change. Hydrology Research, doi: 10.2166/nh.2015.008.

l  Xu YP, Yu Chaofeng, Zhang Xujie, Zhang Qingqing, Xu Xiao. 2012. Design rainfall depth estimation through two regional frequency analysis methods in Hanjiang River Basin, China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 107:563-578.

l  Tian Ye, Xu YP*, Zhang Xujie. 2013. Assessment of climate change impacts on river high flows through comparative use of GR4J, HBV and Xinanjiang models, Water Resources Management, 27:2871–2888.

l  Tian Ye, Xu YP, Booij MJ, Lin Shengji, Zhang Qingqing, Lou Zhanghua. 2012. Detection of trends in precipitation extremes in Zhejiang, east China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 107:201–210.

l  Xu YP, Booij MJ and Tong YB, 2010. Uncertainty analysis in statistical modeling of extreme hydrological events. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 24567-578.

l  Xu, Y.P. and Tung, Y.K., 2009. Decision rules for decision making for water management. ASCE Journal of American Water Resources Management and Planning, 135(3), 149-159.

l  Xu, Y.P. and Tung, Y.K., 2009 Constrained scaling approach for design rainfall estimation. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 23, 697-705.

l  Xu Y.P., Booij, MJ and Tong YB. Uncertainty analysis in statistical modeling of extreme hydrological events. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 2009, DOI 10.1007/s00477-009-0337-8.

l  Xu, Y.P., Tung, Y.K., Li, J. and Niu, S.F., 2009. Alternative risk measure for decision-making under uncertainty in water management. Progress in Natural Science, 19, 115–119.

l  Xu, Y, Tung, YK. Decision-making in water management under uncertainty. Water Resources Management, 22,535-550, 2008.

l  Xu. Y, Booij, MJ,Mynett, AE. An appropriateness framework for the Dutch Meuse decision support system. Environmental Modelling and Software, 2007,22: 1667-1678.

l  Xu, Y and Mynett AE. 2006. Application of uncertainty and sensitivity analysis in river basin management. Water Science and Technology, 53(1), 41-49.


Outstanding Youths of Zhejiang University

The Zhejiang Provincial Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars

151 talents in Zhejiang Province