Bor-Ting Jong


Postdoctoral Research Associate


Attribution and Predictability Assessments


Research Interests

  • Climate dynamics
  • Climate variability
  • Subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction and predictability
  • ENSO teleconnections
  • Hydroclimate


  • Ph.D., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, Jun 2019
  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, National Taiwan University, Jun 2013
  • B.S., Atmospheric Science, National Taiwan University, Jun 2011


  • Jong, B.-T., M. Ting, R. Seager, and W. B. Anderson (2020): ENSO teleconnections and impacts on US summertime temperature during multi-year La Niña life-cycle. J. Clim., in press. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0701.1
  • Jong, B.-T., M. Ting, R. Seager, N. Henderson, and D.-E. Lee (2018): Role of Equatorial Pacific SST forecast error in the late winter California precipitation forecast for the 2015/16 El Niño. J. Clim, 31, 839-852, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0145.1
  • Jong, B.-T., M. Ting and R. Seager (2016): El Niño's impact on California precipitation: seasonality, regionality, and El Niño intensity. Environ. Res. Lett., 11, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054021.

Honors and Awards

  • National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship (2019-2021)
  • Taiwan Ministry of Education Fellowship (2015-2017)