Author Bibliographies

Publications by Yuanchong Zhang

In Press or Accepted

Li, J., B.E. Carlson, W.B. Rossow, A.A. Lacis, and Y.-C. Zhang, 2015: An intercomparison of the spatio-temporal variability of satellite and ground based cloud datasets using spectral analysis techniques. J. Climate, in press, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00537.1.


Tselioudis, G., W. Rossow, Y.-C. Zhang, and D. Konsta, 2013: Global weather states and their properties from passive and active satellite cloud retrievals. J. Climate, 26, 7734-7746, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00024.1.


Oreopoulos, L., E.J. Mlawer, J.S. Delamere, T. Shippert, J. Cole, B. Fomin, M.J. Iacono, Z. Jin, J. Li, J. Manners, P. Räisänen, F.G. Rose, Y.-C. Zhang, M.J. Wilson, and W.B. Rossow, 2012: The Continual Intercomparison of Radiation Codes: Results from Phase I. J. Geophys. Res., 117, no. D6, D06117, doi:10.1029/2011JD016821.


Rossow, W.B., and Y.-C. Zhang, 2010: Evaluation of a statistical model of cloud vertical structure using combined CloudSat and CALIPSO cloud layer profiles. J. Climate, 23, 6641-6653, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3734.1.

Zhang, Y.-C., C.N. Long, W.B. Rossow, and E.G. Dutton, 2010: Exploiting diurnal variations to evaluate the ISCCP-FD flux calculations and radiative-flux-analysis-processed surface observations from BSRN, ARM and SURFRAD. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D15105, doi:10.1029/2009JD012743.


Betts, A.K., M. Köhler, and Y.-C. Zhang, 2009: Comparison of river basin hydrometeorology in ERA-Interim and ERA-40 reanalyses with observations. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D02101, doi:10.1029/2008JD010761.


Tsuang, B.-J., M.-D. Chou, Y.-C. Zhang, and A. Roesch, 2008: Evaluations of land-Ocean skin temperatures of the ISCCP satellite retrievals and the NCEP and ERA reanalyses. J. Climate, 21, 308-330, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI1502.1.

Yang, K., R.T. Pinker, Y. Ma, T. Koike, M.M. Wonsick, S.J. Cox, Y.-C. Zhang, and P. Stackhouse, 2008: Evaluation of satellite estimates of downward shortwave radiation over the Tibetan Plateau. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D17204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009736.


Romanou, A., B. Liepert, G.A. Schmidt, W.B. Rossow, R.A. Ruedy, and Y.-C. Zhang, 2007: 20th Century changes in surface solar irradiance in simulations and observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L05713, doi:10.1029/2006GL028356.

Zhang, Y.-C., W.B. Rossow, and P.W. Stackhouse, Jr., 2007: Comparison of different global information sources used in surface radiative flux calculation: Radiative properties of the surface. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D01102, doi:10.1029/2005JD007008.

Zhang, Y.-C., W.B. Rossow, P.W. Stackhouse, A. Romanou, and B.A. Wielicki, 2007: Decadal variations of global energy and ocean heat budget and meridional energy transports inferred from recent global data sets. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22101, doi:10.1029/2007JD008435.


Zhang, Y.-C., W.B. Rossow, and P.W. Stackhouse, Jr., 2006: Comparison of different global information sources used in surface radiative flux calculation: Radiative properties of the near-surface atmosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 111, D13106, doi:10.1029/2005JD006873.


Raschke, E., A. Ohmura, W.B. Rossow, B.E. Carlson, Y.-C. Zhang, C. Stubenrauch, M. Kottek, and M. Wild, 2005: Cloud effects on the radiation budget based on ISCCP data (1991 to 1995). Int. J. Climatol., 25, 1103-1125, doi:10.1002/joc.1157.

Rossow, W.B., Y.-C. Zhang, and J. Wang, 2005: A statistical model of cloud vertical structure based on reconciling cloud layer amounts inferred from satellites and radiosonde humidity profiles. J. Climate, 18, 3587-3605, doi:10.1175/JCLI3479.1.


Zhang, Y.-C., W.B. Rossow, A.A. Lacis, V. Oinas, and M.I. Mishchenko, 2004: Calculation of radiative fluxes from the surface to top of atmosphere based on ISCCP and other global data sets: Refinements of the radiative transfer model and the input data. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D19105, doi:10.1029/2003JD004457.


Betts, A.K., J.H. Ball, M. Bosilovich, P. Viterbo, Y.-C. Zhang, and W.B. Rossow, 2003: Intercomparison of water and energy budgets for five Mississippi subbasins between ECMWF reanalysis (ERA-40) and NASA Data Assimilation Office fvGCM for 1990-1999. J. Geophys. Res., 108, no. D16, 8618, doi:10.1029/2002JD003127.


Chen, T., W.B. Rossow, and Y.-C. Zhang, 2000: Radiative effects of cloud-type variations. J. Climate, 13, 264-286, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2000)013<0264:REOCTV>2.0.CO;2.

Chen, T., Y.-C. Zhang, and W.B. Rossow, 2000: Sensitivity of atmospheric radiative heating rate profiles to variations of cloud layer overlap. J. Climate, 13, 2941-2959, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2000)013<2941:SOARHR>2.0.CO;2.

Tselioudis, G., Y.-C. Zhang, and W.R. Rossow, 2000: Cloud and radiation variations associated with northern midlatitude low and high sea level pressure regimes. J. Climate, 13, 312-327, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2000)013<0312:CARVAW>2.0.CO;2.

Wang, J., W.B. Rossow, and Y.-C. Zhang, 2000: Cloud vertical structure and its variations from a 20-year global rawinsonde dataset. J. Climate, 13, 3041-3056, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2000)013<3041:CVSAIV>2.0.CO;2.


Curry, J.A., C.A. Clayson, W.B. Rossow, R. Reeder, Y.-C. Zhang, P.J. Webster, G. Liu, and R.-S. Sheu, 1999: High-resolution satellite-derived dataset of the surface fluxes of heat, freshwater, and momentum for the TOGA COARE IOP. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 80, 2059-2080, doi:10.1175/1520-0477(1999)080<2059:HRSDDO>2.0.CO;2.


Zhang, Y.-C., and W. Rossow, 1997: Estimating meridional energy transports by the atmospheric and oceanic general circulations using boundary flux data. J. Climate, 10, 2358-2373, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(1997)010<2358:EMETBT>2.0.CO;2.


Rossow, W.B., and Y.-C. Zhang, 1995: Calculation of surface and top-of-atmosphere radiative fluxes from physical quantities based on ISCCP datasets: 2. Validation and first results. J. Geophys. Res., 100, 1167-1197, doi:10.1029/94JD02746.

Zhang, Y.-C., W.B. Rossow, and A.A. Lacis, 1995: Calculation of surface and top-of-atmosphere radiative fluxes from physical quantities based on ISCCP datasets: 1. Method and sensitivity to input data uncertainties. J. Geophys. Res., 100, 1149-1165, doi:10.1029/94JD02747.