Dr. Fei Liu

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Dr. Fei Liu

  • Research scientist
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Research Interests

    Air quality; Satellite observations of tropospheric composition; Emission inventory

    • Quantify emissions using both satellite observations and bottom-up method
    • Simulate air quality
    • Analyze driving forces of emission trends 

    Positions/Employment

    4/2017 - Present

    Research Scientist

    Universities Space Research Association (USRA), NASA/GSFC
    4/2016 - 3/2017

    Postdoc

    Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), De Bilt, Netherlands

    Education

    Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Tsinghua University, 2016
    B.S. in Geobiology, University of Science and Technology of China, 2010

    Publications

    Refereed

    Tong, D., Q. Zhang, S. J. Davis, et al. F. Liu, B. Zheng, G. Geng, T. Xue, M. Li, C. Hong, Z. Lu, D. G. Streets, D. Guan, and K. He. 2018. "Targeted emission reductions from global super-polluting power plant units." Nature Sustainability, 1 (1): 59-68 [10.1038/s41893-017-0003-y]

    Liu, F., R. J. van der A, H. Eskes, J. Ding, and B. Mijling. 2018. "Evaluation of modeling NO<sub>2</sub> concentrations driven by satellite-derived and bottom-up emission inventories using in situ measurements over China." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18 (6): 4171-4186 [10.5194/acp-18-4171-2018]

    Zheng, B., Q. Zhang, S. J. Davis, et al. P. Ciais, C. Hong, M. Li, F. Liu, D. Tong, H. Li, and K. He. 2018. "Infrastructure Shapes Differences in the Carbon Intensities of Chinese Cities." Environmental Science & Technology, 52 (10): 6032-6041 [10.1021/acs.est.7b05654]

    Liu, F., S. Choi, C. Li, et al. V. E. Fioletov, C. A. McLinden, J. Joiner, N. A. Krotkov, H. Bian, G. Janssens-Maenhout, A. S. Darmenov, and A. M. da Silva. 2018. "A new global anthropogenic SO2 emission inventory for the last decade: a mosaic of satellite-derived and bottom-up emissions." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18 (22): 16571-16586 [10.5194/acp-18-16571-2018]

    Li, M., Q. Zhang, J.-I. Kurokawa, et al. J.-H. Woo, K. He, Z. Lu, T. Ohara, Y. Song, D. G. Streets, G. R. Carmichael, Y. Cheng, C. Hong, H. Huo, X. Jiang, S. Kang, F. Liu, H. Su, and B. Zheng. 2017. "MIX: a mosaic Asian anthropogenic emission inventory under the international collaboration framework of the MICS-Asia and HTAP." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (2): 935-963 [10.5194/acp-17-935-2017]

    Hong, C., Q. Zhang, K. He, et al. D. Guan, M. Li, F. Liu, and B. Zheng. 2017. "Variations of China's emission estimates: response to uncertainties in energy statistics." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (2): 1227-1239 [10.5194/acp-17-1227-2017]

    van der A, R. J., B. Mijling, J. Ding, et al. M. E. Koukouli, F. Liu, Q. Li, H. Mao, and N. Theys. 2017. "Cleaning up the air: effectiveness of air quality policy for SO2 and NOx emissions in China." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (3): 1775-1789 [10.5194/acp-17-1775-2017]

    Liu, F., S. Beirle, Q. Zhang, et al. R. J. van der A, B. Zheng, D. Tong, and K. He. 2017. "NOx emission trends over Chinese cities estimated from OMI observations during 2005 to 2015." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (15): 9261-9275 [10.5194/acp-17-9261-2017]

    Ding, J., K. Miyazaki, R. J. van der A, et al. B. Mijling, J.-I. Kurokawa, S. Cho, G. Janssens-Maenhout, Q. Zhang, F. Liu, and P. F. Levelt. 2017. "Intercomparison of NOx emission inventories over East Asia." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (16): 10125-10141 [10.5194/acp-17-10125-2017]

    Li, M., H. Liu, G. Geng, et al. C. Hong, F. Liu, Y. Song, D. Tong, B. Zheng, H. Cui, H. Man, Q. Zhang, and K. He. 2017. "Anthropogenic emission inventories in China: a review." National Science Review, 4 (6): 834-866 [10.1093/nsr/nwx150]

    Qi, J., B. Zheng, M. Li, et al. F. Yu, C. Chen, F. Liu, X. Zhou, J. Yuan, Q. Zhang, and K. He. 2017. "A high-resolution air pollutants emission inventory in 2013 for the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China." Atmospheric Environment, 170: 156-168 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.09.039]

    Liu, F., S. Beirle, Q. Zhang, et al. S. Dörner, K. He, and T. Wagner. 2016. "NOx lifetimes and emissions of cities and power plants in polluted background estimated by satellite observations." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16 (8): 5283-5298 [10.5194/acp-16-5283-2016]

    Liu, F., Q. Zhang, R. J. van der A, et al. B. Zheng, D. Tong, L. Yan, Y. Zheng, and K. He. 2016. "Recent reduction in NOx emissions over China: synthesis of satellite observations and emission inventories." Environmental Research Letters, 11 (11): 114002 [10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114002]

    Huo, H., H. Cai, Q. Zhang, F. Liu, and K. He. 2015. "Life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas and air emissions of electric vehicles: A comparison between China and the U.S.." Atmospheric Environment, 108: 107-116 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.02.073]

    Wang, S., Q. Zhang, R. V. Martin, et al. S. Philip, F. Liu, M. Li, X. Jiang, and K. He. 2015. "Satellite measurements oversee China’s sulfur dioxide emission reductions from coal-fired power plants." Environmental Research Letters, 10 (11): 114015 [10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114015]

    Liu, F., Q. Zhang, D. Tong, et al. B. Zheng, M. Li, H. Huo, and K. B. He. 2015. "High-resolution inventory of technologies, activities, and emissions of coal-fired power plants in China from 1990 to 2010." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15 (23): 13299-13317 [10.5194/acp-15-13299-2015]

    Huo, H., Q. Zhang, F. Liu, and K. He. 2013. "Climate and Environmental Effects of Electric Vehicles versus Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles in China: A Life-Cycle Analysis at Provincial Level." Environmental Science & Technology, 130111145114004 [10.1021/es303352x]

    Liu, F., Z. Klimont, Q. Zhang, et al. J. Cofala, L. Zhao, H. Huo, B. Nguyen, W. Schöpp, R. Sander, B. Zheng, C. Hong, K. He, M. Amann, and C. Heyes. 2013. "Integrating mitigation of air pollutants and greenhouse gases in Chinese cities: development of GAINS-City model for Beijing." Journal of Cleaner Production, 58: 25-33 [10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.03.024]

    Liu, X., L. Xu, L. Sun, et al. F. Liu, Y. Wang, H. Yan, Y. Liu, Y. Luo, and J. Huang. 2011. "A 400-year record of black carbon flux in the Xisha archipelago, South China Sea and its implication." Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62 (10): 2205-2212 [10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.06.027]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Tong, D., Q. Zhang, S. J. Davis, et al. F. Liu, B. Zheng, G. Geng, T. Xue, M. Li, C. Hong, Z. Lu, D. G. Streets, D. Guan, and K. He. 2018. "Targeted emission reductions from global super-polluting power plant units." Nature Sustainability 1 (1): 59-68 [10.1038/s41893-017-0003-y]

    Liu, F., R. J. van der A, H. Eskes, J. Ding, and B. Mijling. 2018. "Evaluation of modeling NO<sub>2</sub> concentrations driven by satellite-derived and bottom-up emission inventories using in situ measurements over China." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18 (6): 4171-4186 [10.5194/acp-18-4171-2018]

    Zheng, B., Q. Zhang, S. J. Davis, et al. P. Ciais, C. Hong, M. Li, F. Liu, D. Tong, H. Li, and K. He. 2018. "Infrastructure Shapes Differences in the Carbon Intensities of Chinese Cities." Environmental Science & Technology 52 (10): 6032-6041 [10.1021/acs.est.7b05654]

    Liu, F., S. Choi, C. Li, et al. V. E. Fioletov, C. A. McLinden, J. Joiner, N. A. Krotkov, H. Bian, G. Janssens-Maenhout, A. S. Darmenov, and A. M. da Silva. 2018. "A new global anthropogenic SO2 emission inventory for the last decade: a mosaic of satellite-derived and bottom-up emissions." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18 (22): 16571-16586 [10.5194/acp-18-16571-2018]

    Li, M., Q. Zhang, J.-I. Kurokawa, et al. J.-H. Woo, K. He, Z. Lu, T. Ohara, Y. Song, D. G. Streets, G. R. Carmichael, Y. Cheng, C. Hong, H. Huo, X. Jiang, S. Kang, F. Liu, H. Su, and B. Zheng. 2017. "MIX: a mosaic Asian anthropogenic emission inventory under the international collaboration framework of the MICS-Asia and HTAP." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (2): 935-963 [10.5194/acp-17-935-2017]

    Hong, C., Q. Zhang, K. He, et al. D. Guan, M. Li, F. Liu, and B. Zheng. 2017. "Variations of China's emission estimates: response to uncertainties in energy statistics." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (2): 1227-1239 [10.5194/acp-17-1227-2017]

    van der A, R. J., B. Mijling, J. Ding, et al. M. E. Koukouli, F. Liu, Q. Li, H. Mao, and N. Theys. 2017. "Cleaning up the air: effectiveness of air quality policy for SO2 and NOx emissions in China." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (3): 1775-1789 [10.5194/acp-17-1775-2017]

    Liu, F., S. Beirle, Q. Zhang, et al. R. J. van der A, B. Zheng, D. Tong, and K. He. 2017. "NOx emission trends over Chinese cities estimated from OMI observations during 2005 to 2015." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (15): 9261-9275 [10.5194/acp-17-9261-2017]

    Ding, J., K. Miyazaki, R. J. van der A, et al. B. Mijling, J.-I. Kurokawa, S. Cho, G. Janssens-Maenhout, Q. Zhang, F. Liu, and P. F. Levelt. 2017. "Intercomparison of NOx emission inventories over East Asia." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (16): 10125-10141 [10.5194/acp-17-10125-2017]

    Li, M., H. Liu, G. Geng, et al. C. Hong, F. Liu, Y. Song, D. Tong, B. Zheng, H. Cui, H. Man, Q. Zhang, and K. He. 2017. "Anthropogenic emission inventories in China: a review." National Science Review 4 (6): 834-866 [10.1093/nsr/nwx150]

    Qi, J., B. Zheng, M. Li, et al. F. Yu, C. Chen, F. Liu, X. Zhou, J. Yuan, Q. Zhang, and K. He. 2017. "A high-resolution air pollutants emission inventory in 2013 for the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China." Atmospheric Environment 170 156-168 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.09.039]

    Liu, F., S. Beirle, Q. Zhang, et al. S. Dörner, K. He, and T. Wagner. 2016. "NOx lifetimes and emissions of cities and power plants in polluted background estimated by satellite observations." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (8): 5283-5298 [10.5194/acp-16-5283-2016]

    Liu, F., Q. Zhang, R. J. van der A, et al. B. Zheng, D. Tong, L. Yan, Y. Zheng, and K. He. 2016. "Recent reduction in NOx emissions over China: synthesis of satellite observations and emission inventories." Environmental Research Letters 11 (11): 114002 [10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114002]

    Huo, H., H. Cai, Q. Zhang, F. Liu, and K. He. 2015. "Life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas and air emissions of electric vehicles: A comparison between China and the U.S.." Atmospheric Environment 108 107-116 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.02.073]

    Wang, S., Q. Zhang, R. V. Martin, et al. S. Philip, F. Liu, M. Li, X. Jiang, and K. He. 2015. "Satellite measurements oversee China’s sulfur dioxide emission reductions from coal-fired power plants." Environmental Research Letters 10 (11): 114015 [10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114015]

    Liu, F., Q. Zhang, D. Tong, et al. B. Zheng, M. Li, H. Huo, and K. B. He. 2015. "High-resolution inventory of technologies, activities, and emissions of coal-fired power plants in China from 1990 to 2010." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15 (23): 13299-13317 [10.5194/acp-15-13299-2015]

    Huo, H., Q. Zhang, F. Liu, and K. He. 2013. "Climate and Environmental Effects of Electric Vehicles versus Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles in China: A Life-Cycle Analysis at Provincial Level." Environmental Science & Technology 130111145114004 [10.1021/es303352x]

    Liu, F., Z. Klimont, Q. Zhang, et al. J. Cofala, L. Zhao, H. Huo, B. Nguyen, W. Schöpp, R. Sander, B. Zheng, C. Hong, K. He, M. Amann, and C. Heyes. 2013. "Integrating mitigation of air pollutants and greenhouse gases in Chinese cities: development of GAINS-City model for Beijing." Journal of Cleaner Production 58 25-33 [10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.03.024]

    Liu, X., L. Xu, L. Sun, et al. F. Liu, Y. Wang, H. Yan, Y. Liu, Y. Luo, and J. Huang. 2011. "A 400-year record of black carbon flux in the Xisha archipelago, South China Sea and its implication." Marine Pollution Bulletin 62 (10): 2205-2212 [10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.06.027]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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