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Zhongshi Zhang

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NORCE, Uni Research Klima
  • E-mailZhongshi.Zhang@uni.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 26 36
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    Allegt. 55
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    Postboks 7800
    5007 BERGEN
Journal articles
  • Yan, Qing; Wei, Ting; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2019. Reexamination of the Late Pliocene Climate over China Using a 25-km Resolution General Circulation Model. Journal of Climate. 32: 897-916. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0378.1
  • Bae, Christopher J.; Hong, Hanlie; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2018. Cenozoic climate change in eastern Asia: Part II. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 512: 1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.11.003
  • Hong, Hanlie; Bae, Christopher J.; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2018. Cenozoic climate change in eastern Asia: Part I. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 510: 1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.07.025
  • Li, Xiangyu; Zhang, Ran; Zhang, Zhongshi; Yan, Qing. 2018. Do climate simulations support the existence of East Asian monsoon climate in the Late Eocene? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 509: 47-57. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.12.037
  • Li, Xiangyu; Zhang, Ran; Zhang, Zhongshi; Yan, Qing. 2018. What enhanced the aridity in Eocene Asian inland: Global cooling or early Tibetan Plateau uplift? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 510: 6-14. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.10.029
  • Luo, Yiming; Tjiputra, Jerry; Guo, Chuncheng; Zhang, Zhongshi; Lippold, Jörg. 2018. Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial. Scientific Reports. 8. 8 pages. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22534-z
  • Yan, Qing; Owen, Lewis A.; Wang, Huijun; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2018. Climate Constraints on Glaciation Over High-Mountain Asia During the Last Glacial Maximum. Geophysical Research Letters. 45: 9024-9033. doi: 10.1029/2018GL079168
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Zhang, Ran. 2018. Investigating Sensitivity of East Asian Monsoon to Orbital Forcing During the Late Pliocene Warm Period. Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics. 123: 7161-7178. doi: 10.1029/2017JD027646
  • Yu, Entao; Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabang; Ramstein, Gilles; Zhang, Zhongshi; Sun, Jianqi. 2018. High-resolution simulation of Asian monsoon response to regional uplift of the Tibetan Plateau with regional climate model nested with global climate model. Global and Planetary Change. 169: 34-47. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.07.002
  • Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabanb; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2018. Effects of the uplifts of the main and marginal Tibetan Plateau on the Asian climate under modern and ~30 Ma boundary conditions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 510: 15-25. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.12.022
  • Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabang; Ramstein, Gilles; Zhang, Zhongshi; Lippert, Peter C.; Yu, Entao. 2018. Changes in Tibetan Plateau latitude as an important factor for understanding East Asian climate since the Eocene: A modeling study. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 484: 295-308. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.12.034
  • Zhang, Ran; Zhang, Zhongshi; Jiang, Dabang. 2018. Global Cooling Contributed to the Establishment of a Modern-Like East Asian Monsoon Climate by the Early Miocene. Geophysical Research Letters. 45: 11,941-11,948. doi: 10.1029/2018GL079930
  • Tan, Ning; Ramstein, Gilles; Dunas, Christophe; Contoux, Camille; Ladant, Jean-Baptiste; Sepulchre, Pierre; Zhang, Zhongshi; De Schepper, Stijn. 2017. Exploring the MIS M2 glaciation occurring during a warm and high atmospheric CO2 Pliocene background climate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 472: 266-276. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.050
  • Yan, Qing; Wei, Ting; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2017. Variations in large-scale tropical cyclone genesis factors over the western North Pacific in the PMIP3 last millennium simulations. Climate Dynamics. 48: 957-970. doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3120-9
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2017. Dominating roles of ice sheets and insolation in variation of tropical cyclone genesis potential over the North Atlantic during the last 21,000 years. Geophysical Research Letters. 44: 10,624-10,632. doi: 10.1002/2017GL075786
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun. 2017. Divergent responses of tropical cyclone genesis factors to strong volcanic eruptions at different latitudes. Climate Dynamics. 50: 2121-2136. Published 2017-05-26. doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3739-1
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Zhang, Ran; Xiangyu, Li. 2017. Simulation of tropical cyclone genesis potential over the North Atlantic in the last millennium based on PMIP3 models. Quaternary Sciences.
  • Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabang; Zhang, Zhongshi; Cheng, Zhigang; Zhang, Qing. 2017. Comparison of the climate effects of surface uplifts from the northern Tibetan Plateau, the Tianshan, and the Mongolian Plateau on the East Asian climate. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres. 122: 7949-7970. doi: 10.1002/2017JD026470
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Ran; Li, Xiangyu; Dai, Gaowen; Leng, Shan; Tian, Yurun. 2017. Teleconnection between Northern Hemisphere ice sheets and East Asian climate during Quaternary. Quaternary Sciences.
  • Howell, Fergus W.; Haywood, Alan M.; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Bragg, Fran; Chan, Wing-Le; Chandler, Mark A.; Contoux, Camille; Kamae, Youichi; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Stepanek, Christian; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2016. Arctic sea ice simulation in the PlioMIP ensemble. Climate of the Past. 12: 749-767. doi: 10.5194/cp-12-749-2016
  • Sun, Yong; Zhou, Tianjun; Ramstein, Gilles; Contoux, Camille; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2016. Erratum to: Drivers and mechanisms for enhanced summer monsoon precipitation over East Asia during the mid-Pliocene in the IPSL-CM5A (Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2656-4). Climate Dynamics. 46: 2027-2027. doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2788-6
  • Sun, Yong; Zhou, Tianjun; Ramstein, Gilles; Contoux, Camille; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2016. Drivers and mechanisms for enhanced summer monsoon precipitation over East Asia during the mid-Pliocene in the IPSL-CM5A. Climate Dynamics. 46: 1437-1457. doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2656-4
  • Yan, Qing; Korty, Robert L.; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2016. Tropical cyclone genesis factors in a simulation of the last two millennia: Results from community earth system model. Journal of Climate. 28: 7182-7202.
  • Yan, Qing; Wei, Ting; Korty, Robert L.; Kossin, James P.; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun. 2016. Enhanced intensity of global tropical cyclones during the mid-Pliocene warm period. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113: 12963-12967. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1608950113
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun. 2016. Investigating uncertainty in the simulation of the Antarctic ice sheet during the mid-Piacenzian. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 121: 1559-1574. doi: 10.1002/2015JD023900
  • Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabang; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2016. The impact of the uplifts of the main part and marginal area of the Tibetan Plateau on the Asian monsoon climate. Quaternary Sciences. 36: 945-952.
  • Zhang, Ran; Zhang, Zhongshi; Jiang, Dabang; Yan, Qing; Zhou, Xin; Cheng, Zhigang. 2016. Strengthened African summer monsoon in the mid-Piacenzian. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 33: 1061-1070. doi: 10.1007/s00376-016-5215-y
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Li, Xiangyu; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Ran. 2016. Impact of changes in seaways on Chinese climate during Pliocene. Quaternary Sciences. 36: 768-744.
  • Dolan, Aisling M.; Hunter, Stephen J.; Hill, Daniel J.; Haywood, Alan M.; Koenig, Sebastian J.; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Bragg, Fran J.; Chan, Wing-Le; Chandler, Mark A.; Contoux, Camille; Jost, Anne; Kamae, Youichi; Lohmann, Gerrit; Lunt, Daniel J.; Ramstein, Gilles; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Sohl, Linda E.; Stepanek, Christian; Ueda, Hiroaki; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2015. Using results from the PlioMIP ensemble to investigate the Greenland Ice Sheet during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period. Climate of the Past. 11: 403-424. doi: 10.5194/cp-11-403-2015
  • Li, Xiangyu; Jiang, Dabang; Zhang, Zhongshi; Zhang, Ran; Tian, Zhiping; Yan, Qing. 2015. Mid-Pliocene westerlies from PlioMIP simulations. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 32: 909-923. doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4171-7
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun; Jiang, Dabang. 2015. Simulated warm periods of climate over China during the last two millennia: The Sui-Tang warm period versus the Song-Yuan warm period. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 120: 2229-2241. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022941
  • Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabang; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2015. Causes of mid-Pliocene strengthened summer and weakened winter monsoons over East Asia. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 32: 1016-1026. doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4183-3
  • Zhang, Ran; Jiang, Dabang; Zhang, Zhongshi; Yu, Entao. 2015. The impact of regional uplift of the tibetan plateau on the asian monsoon climate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 417: 137-150. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.10.030
  • Gao, Yongqi; Sun, Jianqi; Li, Fei; He, Shengping; Sandven, Stein; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Lohmann, Katja; Keenlyside, Noel; Furevik, Tore; Suo, Lingling. 2014. Arctic sea ice and Eurasian climate: A review. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 32: 92-114. doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-0009-6
  • Hill, Daniel J.; Haywood, Alan M.; Lunt, Daniel J.; Hunter, Stephen J.; Bragg, Fran J.; Contoux, Camille; Stepanek, Christian; Sohl, Linda; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Chan, Wing-Le; Kamae, Youichi; Zhang, Zhongshi; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Chandler, Mark A.; Jost, Anne; Lohmann, Gerrit; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Ramstein, Gilles; Ueda, Hiroaki. 2014. Evaluating the dominant components of warming in Pliocene climate simulations. Climate of the Past. 10: 79-90. doi: 10.5194/cp-10-79-2014
  • Yan, Qing; Wang, Huijun; Johannessen, Ola M; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2014. Greenland ice sheet contribution to future global sea level rise based on CMIP5 models. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 31: 8-16. Published 2014-01-01. doi: 10.1007/s00376-013-3002-6
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun; Zhang, Ran. 2014. Simulation of Greenland ice sheet during the mid-Pliocene warm period. Chinese Science Bulletin. 59: 201-211. doi: 10.1007/s11434-013-0001-z
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Ramstein, Gilles; Schuster, Mathieu; Li, Camille; Contoux, Camille; Yan, Qing. 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during the Late Miocene. Nature. 513: 401-404. doi: 10.1038/nature13705
  • Dowsett, Harry J.; Foley, Kevin M.; Stoll, Danielle K.; Chandler, Mark A.; Sohl, Linda E.; Bentsen, Mats; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Bragg, Fran J.; Chan, Wing-Le; Contoux, Camille; Dolan, Aisling M.; Haywood, Alan M.; Jonas, Jeff A.; Jost, Anne; Kamae, Youichi; Lohmann, Gerrit; Lunt, Daniel J.; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Ramstein, Gilles; Riesselman, Christina R.; Robinson, Marci M.; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Salzmann, Ulrich; Stepanek, Christian; Strother, Stephanie L.; Ueda, Hiroaki; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2013. Sea surface temperature of the mid-piacenzian ocean: a data-model comparison. Scientific Reports. 3. 8 pages. doi: 10.1038/srep02013
  • Ge, Junyi; Dai, Ying; Zhang, Zhongshi; Zhao, Deai; Li, Quin; Zhang, Yan; Yi, Ling; Wu, Haibin; Oldfield, Frank; Guo, Zhengtang. 2013. Major changes in East Asian climate in the mid-Pliocene: Triggered by the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau or global cooling? Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 69: 48-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.10.009
  • Lunt, Daniel J.; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Bakker, Pepijn; Berger, André; Braconnot, Pascale; Charbit, Sylvie; Fischer, Nils; Herold, Nicholas; Jungclaus, Johann H.; Khon, Vyacheslav C.; Krebs-Kanzow, Uta; Langebroek, Petra; Lohmann, Gerrit; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Park, Wonsun; Pfeiffer, Madelene; Phipps, Steven J.; Prange, Matthias; Rachmayani, Renita; Renssen, Hans; Rosenbloom, Nan; Schneider, Birgit; Stone, Emma J.; Takahashi, Keiko; Wei, Wei; Yin, Qiuzhen; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2013. A multi-model assessment of last interglacial temperatures. Climate of the Past. 9: 699-717. doi: 10.5194/cp-9-699-2013
  • Salzmann, Ulrich; Dolan, Aisling M.; Haywood, Alan M.; Chan, Wing-Le; Voss, Jochen; Hill, Daniel J.; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Otto-Bliesner, Bette; Bragg, Francis J; Chandler, Mark A.; Contoux, Camille; Dowsett, Harry J.; Jost, Anne; Kamae, Youichi; Lohmann, Gerrit; Lunt, Daniel J.; Pickering, Steven J.; Pound, Mattthew J.; Ramstein, Gilles; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Sohl, Linda; Stepanek, Christian; Ueda, Hiroaki; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2013. Challenges in quantifying Pliocene terrestrial warming revealed by data-model discord. Nature Climate Change. 3: 969-974. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2008
  • Zhang, Ran; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Jiang, Dabang; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Haywood, Alan M.; Hill, Daniel J.; Dolan, Aisling M.; Stepanek, Christian; Lohmann, Gerrit; Contoux, Camille; Bragg, Fran J.; Chan, Wing-Le; Chandler, Mark A.; Jost, Anne; Kamac, Youichi; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Ramstein, Gilles; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Sohl, Linda E.; Ueda, Hiroaki. 2013. Mid-Pliocene East Asian monsoon climate simulated in the PlioMIP. Climate of the Past. 9: 2085-2099. doi: 10.5194/cp-9-2085-2013
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Chandler, Mark A.; Haywood, Alan M.; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Ramstein, Gilles; Stepanek, Christian; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Chan, Wing-Le; Bragg, Fran J.; Contoux, Camille; Dolan, Aisling M.; Hill, David J.; Jost, Anne; Kamae, Youichi; Lohmann, Gerrit; Lunt, Daniel J.; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Sohl, Linda E.; Ueda, Hiroaki. 2013. Mid-pliocene Atlantic meridional overturning circulation not unlike modern. Climate of the Past. 9: 1495-1504. doi: 10.5194/cp-9-1495-2013
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Ninnemann, Ulysses S. 2013. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene. Nature Communications. 4. 6 pages. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2521
  • Zheng, W.; Zhang, Zhongshi; Chen, L.; Yu, Y. 2013. The mid-Pliocene climate simulated by FGOALS-g2. Geoscientific Model Development. 6: 1127-1135. doi: 10.5194/gmd-6-1127-2013
  • Lefebvre, Vincent; Donnadieu, Yannick; Sepulchre, Pierre; Swingedouw, Didier; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2012. Deciphering the role of southern gateways and carbon dioxide on the onset of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Paleoceanography. 27. 9 pages. doi: 10.1029/2012PA002345
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun; Gao, Yongqi; Zheng, WeiPeng. 2012. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development. 5: 289-297. doi: 10.5194/gmd-5-289-2012
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Flatøy, Frode; Wang, Huijun; Bethke, Ingo; Bentsen, Mats; Guo, Zhengtang. 2012. Early Eocene Asian climate dominated by desert and steppe with limited monsoons. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 44: 24-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.05.013
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Bentsen, Mats; Tjiputra, Jerry; Bethke, Ingo; Yan, Qing; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Andersson, Carin; Jansen, Eystein. 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L. Geoscientific Model Development. 5: 523-533. doi: 10.5194/gmd-5-523-2012
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Yan, Qing. 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L: AGCM simulations. Geoscientific Model Development. 5: 1033-1043. doi: 10.5194/gmd-5-1033-2012
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun; Gao, Yongqi; Zheng, weipeng. 2011. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions. 4: 3339-3361. doi: 10.5194/gmdd-4-3339-2011
  • Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Wang, Huijun; Jiang, Dabang; Zheng, WeiPeng. 2011. Simulation of sea surface temperature changes in the Middle Pliocene warm period and comparison with reconstructions. Chinese Science Bulletin. 56: 890-899. doi: 10.1007/s11434-011-4391-5
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Nisancioglu, Kerim Hestnes; Flatøy, Frode; Bentsen, Mats; Bethke, Ingo; Wang, Huijun. 2011. Tropical seaways played a more important role than high latitude seaways in Cenozoic cooling. Climate of the Past. 7: 801-813. doi: 10.5194/cp-7-801-2011
  • Zhang, Zhongshi; Yan, Qing; Wang, Hui-Jun. 2010. Has the Drake Passage Played an Essential Role in the Cenozoic Cooling? Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. 3: 288-292.

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