Professional Activity

Research Papers

  1. Zhang, G., and Z. Wang, 2017: Extratropical Rossby Wave Breaking during the Warm Season of the North Atlantic: Connections with Tropical and Extratropical Variability, in preparation.
  2. Li, W., Z. Wang, and G. Zhang, M. S. Peng, S. G. Benjamin, and M. Zhao 2017: Subseasonal Modulation of Anticyclonic Rossby Wave Breaking and Impacts on Tropical Cyclone Predictability, in preparation.
  3. Zhang, G., and Z. Wang, 2017: Extratropical Rossby Wave Breaking during the Warm Season of the North Atlantic: Wave Life Cycle and Roles of Diabatic Heating, in revision.
  4. Zhang, G., Z. Wang, M. S. Peng, and G. Magnusdottir, 2017: Characteristics and Impacts of Extratropical Rossby Wave Breaking during the Atlantic Hurricane Season. J. Climate , 30, 2363–2379.
  5. Hu, H., F. Dominguez, Z. Wang, D. Lavers, G. Zhang, and F. M, Ralph, 2017: Linking Atmospheric River Hydrological Impacts on the U.S. West Coast to Rossby Wave Breaking. J. Climate , 30, 3381–3399.
  6. Zhang, G., Z. Wang, T. J. Dunkerton, M. S. Peng, and G. Magnusdottir, 2016: Extratropical Impacts on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 1401-1418.
  7. Wang, Z., G. Zhang, M. S. Peng, and J.-H. Chen, and S.-J. Lin, 2015: Predictability of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones in the GFDL HiRAM Model. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2547-2554.
  8. Zhang, G. and Z. Wang, 2015: Interannual Variability of Tropical Cyclone Activity and Regional Hadley Circulation over the Northeastern Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2473-2481.
  9. Hankes, I, Z. Wang, G. Zhang and C. Fritz, 2014: Merger of African Easterly Waves and Formation of Cape Verde Storms. Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 141, 1306-1319
  10. Zhang, G, Z. Wang, 2013: Interannual Variability of the Atlantic Hadley Circulation in Boreal Summer and Its Impacts on Tropical Cyclone Activity. J. Climate, 26, 8529–8544. 
  11. Zhang, G. and J. Su, 2012: Improving an Algorithm to Derive Melt Pond Coverage from MODIS Data (technical report).
  12. Wang, S., G. Zhang, X. Guo and D. Fu, 2010: Morphological Characteristics of Typhoon Eye over the Northwestern Pacific. Periodical of. Ocean Univ. China, S1 (Chinese).

Presentations

  1. Nov 2017: Extratropical Impacts on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity: from Theory to Practice. GFDL/Princeton University (invited)
  2. Sep 2017: Extratropical Impacts on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity: from Theory to Practice. University of California, Berkeley (invited)
  3. Jun 2016: Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity and Extratropical Rossby Wave Breaking: a Perspective from the Seasonal Prediction. Peking University (invited)
  4. Apr 2016: Tropical Cyclone Activity and Extratropical Rossby Wave Breaking: Anticorrelation in the Atlantic Basin. AMS 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (oral)
  5. Apr 2016: Interannual Variability of Tropical Cyclone Activity and Regional Hadley Circulation over the Northeastern Pacific. AMS 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (poster)
  6. Dec 2015: Impacts of Extratropical Rossby Wave Breaking on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity. AGU Fall Meeting (poster)
  7. Dec 2014: Extratropical Impacts on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity: Rossby Wave Breaking and Mean Circulation. AGU Fall Meeting (oral)
  8. Apr 2014: Predictability of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones in the GFDL HiRAM Model. AMS 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (poster)
  9. Apr 2014: Impacts of Extratropical Forcing on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity. AMS 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (oral)
  10. Apr 2012: Interannual Variability of the Atlantic Hadley Circulation and Its Impacts on Tropical Cyclone Activity. AMS 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (oral)

Review Experience

  1. Journal of Climate, JGR-Atmosphere, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
  2. IPCC WGI AR5 1st and 2nd order Expert and Government Review

Professional Societies

  1. American Meteorological Society
  2. American Geophysical Union