Author Bibliographies

Publications by Yuanchong Zhang

This citation list includes papers published while the author has been on staff at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. It may include some papers based on research conducted prior to their having joined the institute.

2019

Jin, Z., Y.-C. Zhang, A. Del Genio, G. Schmidt, and M. Kelley, 2019: Cloud scattering impact on thermal radiative transfer and global longwave radiation. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 239, 106669, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106669.

2016

Rossow, W.B., Y.-C. Zhang, and G. Tselioudis, 2016: Atmospheric diabatic heating in different weather states and the general circulation. J. Climate, 29, no. 3, 1059-1065, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0760.1.

2015

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, 28, no. 14, 5716-5736, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00537.1.

2013

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.

2012

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.

2010

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.

2009

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.

2008

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.

2007

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.

2006

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.

2005

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.

2004

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.

2003

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.

2000

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.

1999

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.

1997

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.

1995

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.

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