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Prof. Zhaoming Wang

Scientific Deputy Director

Zhaomin WANG, PhD

Professor, School of Marine Sciences
Director, Polar Climate System and Global Change Lab
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
Nanjing, China, 210044
Tel: 025 5869 5699 (office)
Mobile: 132 6098 9295
Aug. 1999-July 2001: Post-doctoral Fellow in Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Supervisor: Professor L. A. MYSAK.
Sept.1995-June 1999: Graduate Student for PhD in Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Thesis Supervisor: Professor L. A. MYSAK. (PhD thesis was defended on June 23, 1999).
Sept. 1984-July 1987: M.Sc. Graduate Student in Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. Supervisor: Professor Huang Shisong.
Sept. 1980-July 1984: B.Sc. Department of Meteorology, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
Jan. 2012 – present: Professor, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology.
Jan. 2006-Dec. 2011: Permanent Research Scientist, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK.
Aug. 2001-Dec. 2005: Research Associate in Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Position funded by the CFCAS Project Grant entitled “Interglacial and glacial geosphere-biosphere interactions in a climate model of intermediate complexity”.
Aug. 1999-July 2001: Post-doctoral Fellow in Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Supervisor: Professor L. A. MYSAK.
Aug. 1987-Aug. 1995:  Lecturer, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
Hidaka award, 2003, Japanese Oceanographic Society.
Tertia M. C. Hughes Memorial Prize (Best PhD thesis prize), 2000, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society.
Max Dunbar Award in Oceanography, 2000, McGill University.
Dean’s Honour List, 1999, McGill University, for outstanding PhD students.
McGill Major Fellowship, 1998-1999, McGill University.
Fonds pour la formation des chercheurs et l’aide à la recherche Fellowship, 1998, Quebec.
McGill Major Fellowship, 1997-1998, McGill University.
Beijing Memorial Award, 1997-1998, McGill University.
Outstanding graduate student, 1987, Nanjing University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences.
High-middle-low latitude connections.
Polar ocean circulation.
Atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.
High resolution global and regional ocean modeling.
Global climate change.
V ACADEMIC Activities
Lead convenor of Symposium “The Southern Ocean: Its Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Links to the Global Climate System” at the Joint Assembly of IAMAS, IAPSO and IACS, which was held during 19th July to 29th July 2009 in Montréal, Canada.
Invited speaker at IUGG 2011 General Assembly in Melbourne, Australia, 28 June-8 July 2011.
Plenary Speaker at Chinese Annual Polar Science Conference, 23 September 2011, Wuhan, China.
Invited talks at many international leading research institutes.
Member of Scientific Steering Committee, Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Southern Ocean (国际南大洋气候-生态系统科学指导委员会).
Member of the Expert Group on Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment. Associate editor of Atmosphere-Ocean (国际南极气候变化专家组).
Editorial Board Member of Nature Scientific Reports.
Associate editor, Atmosphere-Ocean.
VI Refereeing Activities
Referee for Quaternary Science Reviews, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, Global Biogeochemical Cycle, Geophysical Review Letters, Climate Dynamics, Ocean Dynamics, Climate of Past, Tellus, and AGU (American Geophysical Union) Geophysical Monograph, Meteorologische Zeitschrift (Germany), SOLA (Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere) (Japan), Advance in Polar Research, Scientific Reports by Nature Publishing Group.
External reviewer of the book 'The Climate of Past Interglacials'.
External reviewer of Volkswagen Foundation in Germany
External reviewer of Chinese Polar Research Program 2011
Expert reviewer of IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis
External reviewer of Swiss National Science Foundation, Swiss
External reviewer of The Fund for Scientific Research, Belgium
51  Zhaomin Wang, Xiangdong Zhang, Zhaoyong Guan, Bo Sun, Xin Yang & Chengyan Liu An atmospheric origin of the multi-decadal bipolar seesaw. Scientific Reports 5, 8909; DOI:10.1038/srep08909 (2015).
50  Ye Wang, Xiaodong Yan, Zhaomin Wang. A preliminary study to investigate the biogeophysical impact of desertification on climate based on different latitudinal bands. International Journal of Climatology, in press, 2015.
49  Zhaomin Wang, John Turner, Bo Sun, Bingrui Li & Chengyan Liu (2014),Cyclone-induced rapid creation of extreme Antarctic sea ice conditions,Scientific Reports 4, 5317;doi:10.1038/srep05317
48  Ye Wang, Xiaodong Yan, Zhaomin Wang. Global warming caused by afforestation in the Southern Hemisphere. Ecological Indicators, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.12.004, 2014.
47  Ye Wang, Xiaodong Yan, Zhaomin Wang. Effects of regional afforestation on global climate. Journal of Water and Climate Change, doi: 10.2166/wcc.2014.136, 2014.
46  Liu, Chengyan and Zhaomin Wang (2014), On the response of the Global Subduction Rate to global warming in coupled climate models, Advance in Atmospheric Sciences 31(1),211-218.
45  Ye Wang, Xiaodong Yan, Zhaomin Wang. Simulation of the influence of historical land cover changes on the global climate. Annales Geophysicae, 31, 995-1004, 2013.
44  Sallée, J.-B.E. ShuckburghN. BruneauA. J. S. MeijersT. J. BracegirdleZ. Wang, and T. Roy (2013), Assessment of Southern Ocean water mass circulation and characteristics in CMIP5 models: Historical bias and forcing responseJ. Geophys. Res. Oceans118, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20135.
43  Sallée, J.-B.E. ShuckburghN. BruneauA. J. S. MeijersT. J. Bracegirdle, and Z. Wang (2013), Assessment of Southern Ocean mixed layer depths in CMIP5 models: Historical bias and forcing responseJ. Geophys. Res. Oceans118, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20157
42  Wang, Z. (2013), On the response of Southern Hemisphere subpolar gyres to climate change in coupled climate modelsJ. Geophys. Res. Oceans11810701086, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20111.
41  Bracegirdle, T. J.E. ShuckburghJ.-B. SalleeZ. WangA. J. S. MeijersN. BruneauT. Phillips, and L. J. Wilcox (2013), Assessment of surface winds over the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Ocean sectors of the Southern Ocean in CMIP5 models: historical bias, forcing response, and state dependenceJ. Geophys. Res. Atmos.118547562, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50153
40  Meijers, A. J. S.E. ShuckburghN. BruneauJ.-B. SalleeT. J. Bracegirdle, and Z. Wang (2012), Representation of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in the CMIP5 climate models and future changes under warming scenariosJ. Geophys. Res.117, C12008, doi:10.1029/2012JC008412.
39  T. Kuhlbrodt, R.S. Smith, Z. Wang, and J.M. Gregory,The influence of eddy parameterizations on the transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in coupled climate models,Ocean Modelling,Vol.52-53,1-8, 2012
38  马浩,王召民,史久新,南大洋物理过程在全球气候系统中的作用,地球科学进展,第27卷4期,398-412页,2012
37 Julian Gutt, Damaris Zurell, Thomas J. Bracegridle, William Cheung, Melody S. Clark, Peter Convey, Bruno Danis, Bruno David, Claude De Broyer, Guido di Prisco, Huw Griffiths, Rémi Laffont, Lloyd Peck, Benjamin Pierrat, Martin J. Riddle,Thomas Saucede, John Turner, Cinzia Verde, Zhaomin Wang, Volker Grimm, The use of correlative and dynamic species distribution modelling for ecological predictions in the Antarctic: a cross-disciplinary concept, Polar Research, in press, 2011
36  Wang, Z., T. Kuhlbrodt and M. P. Meredith, On the response of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport to climate change in coupled climate models, Journal of Geophysical Research,VOL. 116, C08011, 17 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2010JC006757
35  Graham, J. A., D. P. Stevens, K. J. Heywood,  and  Z. Wang, North Atlantic climate responses to perturbations in Antarctic Intermediate Water, Clim.  Dyn., 2011, Volume 37, Numbers 1-2, Pages 297-311. 
34   Wang, Z., (contributed to) Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (, Edited by Turner, J., Bindschadler, R.A., Convey, P., Di Prisco, G., Fahrbach, E., Gutt, J., Hodgson, D.A., Mayewski, P.A., and Summerhayes, C.P., Published in Cambridge by SCAR, ISBN 978-0-948277-22-1
33   Philip C. Reid, Astrid C. Fischer, Emily Lewis-Brown, Michael P. Meredith, Mike Sparrow, Andreas J. Andersson, Avan Antia, Nicholas R. Bates, Ulrich Bathmann, Gregory Beaugrand, Holger Brix, Stephen Dye, Martin Edwards, Tore Furevik, Reidun Gangstø, Hjálmar Hátún, Russell R. Hopcroft, Mike Kendall, Sabine Kasten, Ralph Keeling, Corinne Le Quéré, Fred T. Mackenzie, Gill Malin, Cecilie Mauritzen, Jón Ólafsson, Charlie Paull, Eric Rignot, Koji Shimada, Meike Vogt, Craig Wallace, Zhaomin Wang, and Richard Washington, Impacts of the Oceans on Climate Change. Advances in Marine Biology, Vol. 56, 2009, pp. 1-150.
32  Turner J., J. C. Comiso, G. J. Marshall, T. A. Lachlan-Cope, T. Bracegirdle, T. Maksym, M. P. Meredith, Z. Wang, A. Orr (2009), Non-annular atmospheric circulation change induced by stratospheric ozone depletion and its role in the recent increase of Antarctic sea ice extent, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L08502, doi:10.1029/2009GL037524.
31  Wang, Z. and M. P. Meredith, 2008: Density-driven Southern Hemisphere subpolar gyres in coupled climate models, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L14608, doi: 10.1029/2008GL034344.
30  Shi, ZhengGuo, XiaoDong Yan, ChongHua Yin and  ZhaoMin Wang, 2007: Effects of historical land cover changes on climate, Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(18):2575-2583.
29  Yin, ChongHua, XiaoDong Yan, ZhengGuo Shi and  ZhaoMin Wang, 2007: Simulation of the climatic effects of natural forcings during the pre-industrial era, Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(11):1545-1558.
28  Zhaomin Wang, 2007: Atlantic thermohaline circulation and abrupt climate changes, Advances in Climate Change Research, 3(1): 1-7.
27  Cochelin, A.-S. B., L. A. Mysak and Z. Wang, 2006: Simulation of long-term future climate changes with the Green McGill Paleoclimate Model: The next glacial inception. Climatic Change, 79:381-401, DOI 10.1007/s10584-006-9099-1.
26  Wang, Z. and L.A. Mysak, 2006: Glacial abrupt climate changes and Dansgaard-Oeschger oscillations in a coupled climate model. Paleoceanography, 21, PA2001, doi:10.1029/2005PA001238, 2006.
25  Papa, B., L. A. Mysak and Z. Wang, 2006: Intermittent ice sheet discharge events in northeastern North       America during the last glacial period. Climate Dynamics, 26: 201-216, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-005-0078-4.
24  Rahmstorf, S., M. Crucifix, A. Ganopolski, H. Goosse, I. Kamenkovich, R. Knutti, G. Lohmann, B. Marsh,        L.A. Mysak, Z. Wang, and A. Weaver, 2005: Thermohaline circulation hysteresis: a model intercomparison. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L23605, DOI: 10.1029/2005GL023655.
23  Petoukhov, V., M. Claussen, A. Berger, M. Crucifix, M. Eby, A. Eliseev, T. Fichefet, A. Ganopolski, H. Goosse, I. Kamenkovich, I. Mokhov, M. Montoya, L. A. Mysak, A. Sokolov, P. Stone, Z. Wang and A. Weaver, 2005: EMIC intercomparison project (EMIP - CO2): Comparative analysis of EMIC simulations of current climate and equilibrium and transient responses to atmospheric CO2 doubling. Climate Dynamics, 25: 363-385, doi: 10.1007/s00382-005-0042-3.
22  Wang, Z., 2005: Two climatic states and feedbacks on thermohaline circulation in an Earth System Model  of Intermediate Complexity. Climate Dynamics, 25: 299-314, doi: 10.1007/s00382-005-0033-4.
21  Wang, Z., A.-S. B. Cochelin, L. A. Mysak and Y. Wang, 2005: Simulation of the Last Glacial Inception with the Green McGill Paleoclimate Model. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L12705, doi:10.1029/2005GL023047.
20  Wang, Y., L.A. Mysak, Z. Wang and V. Brovkin, 2005: The greening of the McGill Paleoclimate Model.  Part II.  Simulation of natural millennial-scale variability during the Holocene.  Climate Dynamics, 24: 481-496.
19  Wang, Y., L.A. Mysak, Z. Wang and V. Brovkin, 2005: The greening of the McGill Paleoclimate Model.  Part I: Improved land surface scheme with vegetation dynamics. Climate Dynamics, 24: 469-480.
18  Wang, Z., R.-M. Hu and L.A. Mysak, 2004: Reply to the comment (on 16) by A.J. Weaver and M. Eby.  Atmosphere-Ocean, 42(4):295-296.
17  Wang, Z., R.-M. Hu, L.A. Mysak, J.-P. Blanchet and J. Feng, 2004: A parameterization of solar energy disposition in the climate system.   Atmosphere-Ocean, 42: 113-125.
16  Wang, Z. and L. A. Mysak, 2002: Simulation of the Last Glacial Inception and Rapid Ice Sheet Growth in the McGill Paleoclimate Model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(23), 2102, doi: 10.1029/2002GL015120.
15  Smith, G, L. A. Mysak, Z. Wang and H. Blatter, 2002: McGill paleoclimate model ice sheet sensitivity to ice flow rate and discharge parameters. Climate Dynamics, 20, 315-325, doi: 10.1007/s00382-002-0273-5.
14  Wang, Z., L. A. Mysak and J. F. McManus, 2002: Response of the thermohaline circulation to cold climates, Paleoceanography, 17(1), 10.1029/2000PA00587.
13  Claussen, M., L. A. Mysak, A. J. Weaver, M. Crucifix, T. Fichefet, M.-F. Loutre, S. L. Weber, J. Alcamo, V. A. Alexeev, A. Berger, R. Calov, A. Ganopolski, H. Goose, G. Lohmann, F. Lunkeit, I. I. Mokhov, V.   Petoukov, P. Stone and Z. Wang, 2002: Earth system models of intermediate complexity: Closing the gap in the spectrum of climate system models. Climate Dynamics, 18, 579-586.
12  S. C. Newbigging, L. A. Mysak and Z. Wang, 2001: A stabilizing atmospheric feedback on the ocean thermohaline circulation, The Global Atmosphere-Ocean System, 7, 347-364.
11  Wang, Z. and L. A. Mysak, 2001: Ice sheet-thermohaline circulation interactions in a climate model of intermediate complexity. Journal of Oceanography, 57, 481-494.
10  Mysak, L. A. and Zhaomin Wang, 2000: The McGill Paleoclimate Model (MPM): A New Earth System Model of Intermediate Complexity, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Bulletin, 28,  104-109.
9  Wang, Z. and L. A. Mysak, 2000: Are there interannual-to-decadal scale oscillations associated with sea ice-thermohaline circulation interactions in a simple coupled atmosphere-ocean-sea ice model?. Scientia Meteorologica Sinica (in China), 20, 413-426.
8  Wang, Z. and L. A. Mysak, 2000: A simple coupled atmosphere-ocean-sea ice-land surface model for climate and paleoclimate studies. J. Climate, 13, 1150-1172.
7  Wang, Z. and S. Huang, 1996: Temporal-spatial characteristics of Antarctic and Arctic sea ice variability (In Chinese).   Scientia Meteorologica Sinica, 16(4), 299-307.
6  Wang, G. and Z. Wang, 1996: Identification of persistent modes of anomalies and their impact on predictability in the barotropic atmosphere with orographic forcing (In Chinese). Chinese Journal of Atmosphere Sciences, 20, 207-215.
5  Wang, Z. and S. Huang, 1994: The responses of global atmosphere circulation to the anomalies of Antarctic sea ice in July (In Chinese). Scientia Meteorologica Sinica, 14(4), 311-321.
4  Wang, Z., Y. Ni and Q. Zhang, 1993: The mechanism of the intraseasonal  oscillations in the observational atmosphere (In Chinese). Scientia Meteorologica Sinica , 13(3), 282-288.
3  Wang, Z. , Y. Ni and Q. Zhang, 1992: Diagnostic study for intraseasonal oscillations of the middle-high latitudes in the observational atmosphere (In Chinese). Scientia Meteorologica Sinica, 12(3),  266-276.
2  Zhang, Q., Y. Ni, W. Lin and Z. Wang,  1991: Diagnostic study for intraseasonal oscillations of the middle-high latitudes in a low resolution global spectral model (In Chinese). Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 5(4), 411-425.
1  Wang, Z. and S. Huang, 1989: Features of the tropospheric heating fields and the relation to drought or flood in the reaches of Yangtze river and Huaihe river (In Chinese).  Scientia Meteorologica Sinica, 9(4),  353-368.
VIII 在中国的主要研究基金
南极涛动对大西洋经向翻转环流的影响研究,国家自然科学基金面上项目(41276200), 2013 年 01 月至 2016年12月,主持。
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