Paw U, Kyaw Tha

Kyaw Tha Paw U
Professor of Atmospheric Science and Biometeorologist, University of California, Davis


University of California, Davis


Biographical Statement:
Prof. Kyaw Tha Paw U is one of the originators (with his former graduate students) of the Advanced Canopy-Atmosphere Soil Algorithm (ACASA) model and has been working with his current students and colleagues on the linkage of the ACASA model with the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model.

He is collaborating on the project: The Future of Ecosystems and Extremes: Using Diverse Environmental Data Sets in Support of Regional to Global Earth-System Models and Predictions

Education + Credentials
B.S. Geophysics - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975
M.S. Biometeorology - Yale University, 1976
Ph.D. Biometeorology - Yale University, 1980

Recent Publications

Journal Article
Chang, K.-Y., K.T. Paw U and L. Xu (2018). Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 250: 102-117
Joint Program Report
Xu, L., R.D. Pyles, K.T. Paw U, S.-H. Chen, E. Monier and M. Falk (2016). Joint Program Report Series Report 298, July, 24 p. [PDF]
Joint Program Report
Xu, L., R.D. Pyles, K.T. Paw U, S.-H. Chen and E. Monier (2014). Joint Program Report Series Report 265, 31 p. [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Xu, L., R.D. Pyles, K.T. Paw U, S.H. Chen and E. Monier (2014). Geoscientific Model Development, 7, 2917-2932 [PDF]
Conference Proceedings Paper
Xu, L., D. Kicklighter, A. Schlosser, K.T. Paw U, B. Felzer and K.Y. Chang (2014). Conference Proceedings, American Meteorological Society 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change (Atlanta, GA, February 2–6)