Yaocun ZHANG



 Sep. 1988-Nov. 1991Ph D in meteorology--Nanjing University
 Sep. 1985-Jun. 1988M.Sc. in Meteorology--Nanjing Institute of Meteorology
 Sep. 1985-Jul.1981B.Sc. in Meteorology--Nanjing Institute of Meteorology
Work Experience
 Sep. 2000-currentAssociate Professor, Professor (since April, 2001)
School of Atmospheric Sciences
Nanjing University
Nanjing, China
 Jun.2006-Aug. 2006Visiting Scientist
Center for Climate System Research
University of Tokyo, Japan
 Sep.1998-Aug.2000Visiting Scientist
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
 Dec.1991-Aug.1998Lecturer and Associate Professor (since December 1993)
Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences
Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Research Interests

   Atmospheric general circulation over East Asia
   Climate change
   Climate modeling

Teaching Interests

   Computing Methods
   Earth system modeling

Selected Publications
 1.Daokai Xue, Yaocun Zhang, Pinya Wang, Fenghua Sun, Jingnan Yin, Distinct influences of cold vortex over Northeast China on localprecipitation in early summer and midsummer, Climate Dynamics,2022, 59,3701-3716. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-022-06291-4
 2.Huang, A., Gu, C., Zhang, Y., Li, W., Zhang, L., Wu, Y., et al., Development of a clear-sky 3D sub-grid terrain solar radiative effect parameterization scheme based on the mountain radiation theory. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2022, 127, e2022JD036449. https://doi. org/10.1029/2022JD036449
 3.Jingnan Yin,Yaocun Zhang,Decadal changes of East Asian jet streams and their relationship with the Mid‑high Latitude Circulations, Climate Dynamics, 2021, 56:2801-2821. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05613-8
 4.Jiao Chen, Aiguo Dai, Yaocun Zhang, Linkage Between Projected Precipitation and Atmospheric Thermodynamic Changes, Journal of Climate, 2020, 33(16)7155-7178. doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0785.1.
 5.Jiao Chen, Aiguo Dai, Yaocun Zhang, Kristen L. Rasmussen, Changes in Convective Available Potential Energy and Convective Inhibition under Global Warming, Journal of Climate,2020, 33(6): 2025-2050.doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0461.1.
 6.Lina Zheng, Yaocun Zhang, Anning Huang,Sub‑seasonal prediction of the 2008 extreme snowstorms over South China,Climate Dynamics, 2020, 55:1979-1994. doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05361-9
 7.Yang, B., Zhang, Y., Guo, Z. et al., Investigating the linkage between simulated precipitation climatology and ENSO-related precipitation anomaly based on multi-model and perturbed parameter ensembles, Theor Appl Climatol., 2020, 139: 533-547 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-019-02990-x
 8.Ding, Y., Liang, P., Liu, Y., & Zhang, Y., Multiscale variability of Meiyuand its prediction: A new review. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2020, 125, e2019JD031496. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD031496
 9.Chen, J., A. Dai, and Y. Zhang, 2019: Projected changes in daily variability and seasonal cycle of near-surface air temperature over the globe during the 21st century. J. Climate, 32(24), 8537-8561. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0438.1.
 10.Panhong Tao, Yaocun Zhang, 2019,Large-scale circulation featuresassociated with the heat wave over Northeast China in summer 2018, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, 12:4, 254-260, DOI: 10.1080/16742834.2019.1610326
 11.Ma Xiaojiao, Zhang Yaocun, Interannual variability of the North Pacific winter storm track and its relationship with extratropical atmospheric circulation, Climate Dynamics, 2018, 51:3685–3698. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4104-8.
 12.Zhang, Y. C*., and J. Chen, Characterizing the winter concurrent variation patterns of the subtropical and polar-front jets over East Asia. J. Meteor. Res., 2017, 31(1), 160-170, doi: 10.1007/s13351-016-6094-y.
 13.Xue Daokai, Zhang Yaocun*, Concurrent variations in the location and intensity of the Asian winter jet streams and the possible mechanism, Climate Dynamics, 2017, 49:37-52. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3325-y
 14.Xiao Luo, Yaocun Zhang*, The linkage between upper-level jet streams over East Asia and East Asian winter monsoon variability, J. Climate, 2015,28(22), 9013-9028.doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0160.1
 15.Li Li, Zhang Yaocun*, Effects of different configurations of the East Asian subtropical and polar front jets on precipitation during Meiyu season, J.  Climate,  2014,27(18),6660-6672. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00021.1.
 16.Liao Zhijie, Zhang Yaocun*, Concurrent variation between the East Asian subtropical jet and polar front jet during persistent snow storm period in 2008 winter over Southern China, J. Geophys. Res., 2013,118(12), 6360-6373. DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50558.
 17.Ma Xiaojiao, Zhang Yaocun*, Interannual variability of the North Pacific winter storm track and its relationship with extratropical atmospheric circulation, Climate Dynamics, 2018, 51:3685–3698. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4104-8.
 18.Xiao Chuliang, Yaocun Zhang*, Projected changes of wintertime synoptic-scale transient eddy activities in the East Asian eddy-driven jet from CMIP5 experiments, Geophysical Research Letters, 2015, DOI 10.1002/2015GL064641.
 19.Wang Ning, Zhang Yaocun*, Evolution of Eurasian teleconnection pattern and its  relationship to climate anomalies in China, Climate Dynamics, 2015, 44, 1017-1028. DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2171-z.
 20.Kuang Xueyuan, Zhang Yaocun, Huang Danqing, Huang Ying, Regionality of record-breaking low temperature events in China and its associated circulation, Climate Dynamics, 2016, 46:1719–1731.DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2670-6
 21.Kuang X. Y., Zhang Y. C., et al., Changes in the frequencies of record-breaking temperature events in China and its association with East Asian winter monsoon variability, J. Geophys. Res., 119,2014. doi:10.1002/2013JD020965.
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