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Zhongshi Zhang

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Academic article
  • 2020. PlioMIP2 simulations with NorESM-L and NorESM1-F. Climate of the Past. 183-197.
  • 2020. Lessons from a high-CO2 world: an ocean view from  ∼ 3 million years ago. Climate of the Past.
  • 2020. Large-scale features of Last Interglacial climate: Results from evaluating the lig127k simulations for CMIP6-PMIP4. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • 2020. Large-scale features and evaluation of the PMIP4-CMIP6 midHolocene simulations. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • 2020. Evaluation of Arctic warming in mid-Pliocene climate simulations. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • 2020. DeepMIP: Model intercomparison of early Eocene climatic optimum (EECO) large-scale climate features and comparison with proxy data. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • 2020. A return to large-scale features of Pliocene climate: the Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Phase 2. Climate of the Past.
  • 2020. A return to large-scale features of Pliocene climate: the Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Phase 2. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • 2019. Vegetation and Ocean Feedbacks on the Asian Climate Response to the Uplift of the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. 6327-6341.
  • 2019. Some illustrations of large tectonically driven climate changes in Earth history. Tectonics. 4454-4464.
  • 2019. Reconstructing early Eocene (~55 Ma) paleogeographic boundary conditions for use in paleoclimate modelling. Science China. Earth Sciences. 1416-1427.
  • 2019. Potential impacts of enhanced tropical cyclone activity on the El Ni?o?Southern Oscillation and East Asian monsoon in the mid-Piacenzian warm period. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. 1-11.
  • 2019. Orbitally induced variation of tropical cyclone genesis potential Over the western north Pacific during the Mid-Piacenzian warm period: A modeling perspective. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology. 902-916.
  • 2019. Modeling the late Pliocene global monsoon response to individual boundary conditions. Climate Dynamics. 4871-4886.
  • 2019. Evolution of tropical cyclone genesis regions during the Cenozoic era. Nature Communications.
  • 2019. Equilibrium simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climate. Climate of the Past. 1133-1151.
  • 2019. Reexamination of the Late Pliocene Climate over China Using a 25-km Resolution General Circulation Model. Journal of Climate. 897-916.
  • 2018. What enhanced the aridity in Eocene Asian inland: Global cooling or early Tibetan Plateau uplift? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 6-14.
  • 2018. Investigating Sensitivity of East Asian Monsoon to Orbital Forcing During the Late Pliocene Warm Period. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. 7161-7178.
  • 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. 34-47.
  • 2018. Global Cooling Contributed to the Establishment of a Modern-Like East Asian Monsoon Climate by the Early Miocene. Geophysical Research Letters. 11,941-11,948.
  • 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. 15-25.
  • 2018. Do climate simulations support the existence of East Asian monsoon climate in the Late Eocene? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 47-57.
  • 2018. Climate Constraints on Glaciation Over High-Mountain Asia During the Last Glacial Maximum. Geophysical Research Letters. 9024-9033.
  • 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. 295-308.
  • 2018. Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial. Scientific Reports. 8 pages.
  • 2017. Variations in large-scale tropical cyclone genesis factors over the western North Pacific in the PMIP3 last millennium simulations. Climate Dynamics. 957-970.
  • 2017. Teleconnection between Northern Hemisphere ice sheets and East Asian climate during Quaternary. Quaternary Sciences.
  • 2017. Simulation of tropical cyclone genesis potential over the North Atlantic in the last millennium based on PMIP3 models. Quaternary Sciences.
  • 2017. Exploring the MIS M2 glaciation occurring during a warm and high atmospheric CO2 Pliocene background climate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 266-276.
  • 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. 10,624-10,632.
  • 2017. Divergent responses of tropical cyclone genesis factors to strong volcanic eruptions at different latitudes. Climate Dynamics. 2121-2136.
  • 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 (JGR): Atmospheres. 7949-7970.
  • 2016. Tropical cyclone genesis factors in a simulation of the last two millennia: Results from community earth system model. Journal of Climate. 7182-7202.
  • 2016. The impact of the uplifts of the main part and marginal area of the Tibetan Plateau on the Asian monsoon climate. Quaternary Sciences. 945-952.
  • 2016. Strengthened African summer monsoon in the mid-Piacenzian. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 1061-1070.
  • 2016. Investigating uncertainty in the simulation of the Antarctic ice sheet during the mid-Piacenzian. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Biogeosciences. 1559-1574.
  • 2016. Impact of changes in seaways on Chinese climate during Pliocene. Quaternary Sciences. 768-744.
  • 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. 12963-12967.
  • 2016. Drivers and mechanisms for enhanced summer monsoon precipitation over East Asia during the mid-Pliocene in the IPSL-CM5A. Climate Dynamics. 1437-1457.
  • 2016. Arctic sea ice simulation in the PlioMIP ensemble. Climate of the Past. 749-767.
  • 2015. Using results from the PlioMIP ensemble to investigate the Greenland Ice Sheet during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period. Climate of the Past. 403-424.
  • 2015. The impact of regional uplift of the tibetan plateau on the asian monsoon climate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 137-150.
  • 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 (JGR): Biogeosciences. 2229-2241.
  • 2015. Mid-Pliocene westerlies from PlioMIP simulations. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 909-923.
  • 2015. Causes of mid-Pliocene strengthened summer and weakened winter monsoons over East Asia. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 1016-1026.
  • 2014. Simulation of Greenland ice sheet during the mid-Pliocene warm period. Chinese Science Bulletin. 201-211.
  • 2014. Greenland ice sheet contribution to future global sea level rise based on CMIP5 models. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 8-16.
  • 2014. Evaluating the dominant components of warming in Pliocene climate simulations. Climate of the Past. 79-90.
  • 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during the Late Miocene. Nature. 401-404.
  • 2014. Arctic sea ice and Eurasian climate: A review. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 92-114.
  • 2013. The mid-Pliocene climate simulated by FGOALS-g2. Geoscientific Model Development. 1127-1135.
  • 2013. Sea surface temperature of the mid-piacenzian ocean: a data-model comparison. Scientific Reports. 8 pages.
  • 2013. Mid-pliocene Atlantic meridional overturning circulation not unlike modern. Climate of the Past. 1495-1504.
  • 2013. Mid-Pliocene East Asian monsoon climate simulated in the PlioMIP. Climate of the Past. 2085-2099.
  • 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. 48-59.
  • 2013. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene. Nature Communications. 6 pages.
  • 2013. Challenges in quantifying Pliocene terrestrial warming revealed by data-model discord. Nature Climate Change. 969-974.
  • 2013. A multi-model assessment of last interglacial temperatures. Climate of the Past. 699-717.
  • 2012. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development. 289-297.
  • 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L: AGCM simulations. Geoscientific Model Development. 1033-1043.
  • 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L. Geoscientific Model Development. 523-533.
  • 2012. Early Eocene Asian climate dominated by desert and steppe with limited monsoons. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 24-35.
  • 2012. Deciphering the role of southern gateways and carbon dioxide on the onset of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Paleoceanography. 9 pages.
  • 2011. Tropical seaways played a more important role than high latitude seaways in Cenozoic cooling. Climate of the Past. 801-813.
  • 2011. Simulation of sea surface temperature changes in the Middle Pliocene warm period and comparison with reconstructions. Chinese Science Bulletin. 890-899.
  • 2011. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions. 3339-3361.
  • 2010. Has the Drake Passage Played an Essential Role in the Cenozoic Cooling? Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. 288-292.
Lecture
  • 2015. Impact of seaways on AMOC strength during mid-Pliocene.
  • 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene.
  • 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene.
Academic lecture
  • 2018. The Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial.
  • 2016. Mid-Pliocene simulations with the new version of the Norwegian Earth System Model.
  • 2014. Modeling Cenozoic climate and the Greenhouse to ice house transition: - 50 million years of climate change.
  • 2014. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene.
  • 2014. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene.
  • 2011. Was AMOC stronger in the Mid-Pliocene, simulation with NorESM.
  • 2011. Simulating the climate from paleocene to present-daz and beyond: Challenges in climate modelling.
  • 2011. Pliocene temperature and ventilation in the Nordic Seas: Preliminary results.
  • 2011. Pliocene climate at high Northern latitudes: Comparing data and model results.
  • 2011. Overturning simulation in the Cenozoic with NorESM.
  • 2011. Middle Pliocene simulation with NorESM-L.
  • 2011. Middle Pliocene simulation with NorESM.
  • 2011. DYNAWARM: Dynamics of Past Warm Climates.
  • 2010. Deep time simulation -the role of Tethys Seaway in the Cenozoic climate.
  • 2009. The role of Tethys Seaway in Cenozic climate.
  • 2009. Latitudinal temperature gradients during the Pliocene warm phase.
  • 2009. Did the opening of the Drake Passage play a significant role in Cenozoic cooling?
  • 2009. Cenozoic cooling and the role of tropical seaways as a trigger for Antarctic glaciation.
  • 2008. PALMORC project: simulation of late Jurassic climate.
Editorial
  • 2018. Cenozoic climate change in eastern Asia: Part II. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 1-5.
  • 2018. Cenozoic climate change in eastern Asia: Part I. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 1-5.
Interview
  • 2014. 气候模拟让“撒哈拉”年龄翻番.
  • 2014. The age of the Sahara desert.
  • 2014. The Sahara Is Millions of Years Older Than Thought.
  • 2014. Shrinking ancient sea may have spawned Sahara Desert.
  • 2014. Shrinking Sea Paved Way for Sahara Desert.
  • 2014. Sahara-ørkenen eldre enn antatt.
  • 2014. Sahara older than thought.
  • 2014. Sahara kan være dobbelt så gammel.
  • 2014. Sahara ist viel älter als gedacht.
  • 2014. Sahara desert formed millions of years earlier than thought.
  • 2014. Sahara Desert: Desert's True Age Revealed by Climate Simulation.
  • 2014. Sahara Desert's Age Doubles in Climate Simulation.
  • 2014. Sahara Desert Formed 7 Million Years Ago, New Study Suggests.
  • 2014. Sahara Desert 'Twice as Old as Previously Thought'.
  • 2014. Northern Africa's Sahara Desert Might Have Formed 7 Million Years Ago.
  • 2014. Is the Sahara desert TWICE as old as we thought? Climate simulations suggest it may have formed 7 million years ago.
  • 2014. Is Sahara Desert several million years older than previously thought?
  • 2014. How old is the Sahara desert?
  • 2014. How Old Are The Sands Of The Sahara.
  • 2014. El desierto del Sáhara pudo formarse hace siete millones de años.
  • 2014. El Sahara se formó por la contracción del antiguo mar de Thetys hace 7 millones de años.
  • 2014. Ein schrumpfendes Meer schuf die Sahara.
  • 2014. Die Sahara-Wüste ist wesentlich älter als angenommen.
  • 2014. Deserto Sahara, quanti anni ha? Almeno 7 milioni, il doppio di quanto pensato….
  • 2014. Computer simulations suggest aridification of Sahara occurred longer ago than thought.
  • 2014. Climate tests suggest Sahara desert as twice old as we thought.
  • 2014. Climate simulations suggestSahara desert may have formed 7 million years ago.
  • 2014. Climate simulation doubles Sahara's age.
  • 2014. Climate simulation doubles Sahara's age.
  • 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during the Late Miocene.
  • 2013. Circulation changes in a warmer ocean.
Poster
  • 2019. From stormtracks to savannah: modeling the climate and environment of early humans in Southern Africa during the last glacial-interglacial period.
  • 2018. The Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial.
  • 2017. Simulating the climate of Marine Isotope Stage 3.
  • 2017. NorESM simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climates.
  • 2017. Glacial and interglacial simulations with NorESM BCCR fast version.
  • 2016. Drastic changes in the Nordic Seas oceanic circulation and deepwater formation in a Pliocene context.
  • 2015. Impact of increased salinity in the Mediterranean Sea on simulated Atlantic oceanic circulation during the Pliocene with NorESM-L.
  • 2014. Reconstructing Pliocene Arctic sea ice using IP25 and dinoflagellate cysts.
  • 2014. Pliocene East Greenland Current and Sea Ice Evolution - PEGSIE.
  • 2014. OCCP: Ocean Controls on high-latitude Climate sensitivity – a Pliocene case study.
  • 2014. How to sustain warm Northern high latitudes during the late Pliocene? Roles of CO2, orbital changes and increased Mediterranean salinity on oceanic circulation.
  • 2014. How to Sustain Warm Northern High Latitudes during the Late Pliocene? Roles of CO2, Orbital Changes and Increased Mediterranean Salinity on Oceanic Circulation.
  • 2012. Pre-indistrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L.
  • 2011. Pliocene climate at highNorthern latitudes; Comparing data and model results.
  • 2010. Latitudinal temperature gradients during the Pliocene warm phase.
  • 2010. Cenozoic cooling and the role of tropical seaways as a trigger for Antarctic glaciation.
  • 2008. Greenhouse climate simulation: Late Jurassic and Early Eocene climate.
Errata
  • 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. 2027-2027.

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