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Zhongshi Zhang

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  • E-mailZhongshi.Zhang@uib.no
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Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. The Eocene-Oligocene transition: a review of marine and terrestrial proxy data, models and model-data comparisons. Climate of the Past.
  • Show author(s) 2021. Large-scale features of Last Interglacial climate: results from evaluating the lig127k simulations for the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6)–Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP4). Climate of the Past. 63-94.
  • Show author(s) 2021. DeepMIP: model intercomparison of early Eocene climatic optimum (EECO) large-scale climate features and comparison with proxy data. Climate of the Past.
  • Show author(s) 2021. A multi-model CMIP6-PMIP4 study of Arctic sea ice at 127 ka: sea ice data compilation and model differences. Climate of the Past.
  • Show author(s) 2021. A modeling study of the tripole pattern of East China precipitation over the past 425 ka. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres.
  • Show author(s) 2020. The Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Phase 2: large-scale climate features and climate sensitivity. Climate of the Past.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Rapid waxing and waning of Beringian ice sheet reconcile glacial climate records from around North Pacific. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • Show author(s) 2020. PlioMIP2 simulations with NorESM-L and NorESM1-F. Climate of the Past. 183-197.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Overview of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM2) and key climate response of CMIP6 DECK, historical, and scenario simulations. Geoscientific Model Development. 6165-6200.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Lessons from a high-CO2 world: an ocean view from  ∼ 3 million years ago. Climate of the Past.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Large shift of the Pacific Walker Circulation across the Cenozoic. National Science Review.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Evaluation of Arctic warming in mid-Pliocene climate simulations. Climate of the Past. 2325-2341.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Drier tropical and subtropical Southern Hemisphere in the mid-Pliocene Warm Period. Scientific Reports.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Deciphering the evolution and forcing mechanisms of glaciation over the Himalayan-Tibetan orogen during the past 20,000 years. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Comparison of past and future simulations of ENSO in CMIP5/PMIP3 and CMIP6/PMIP4 models. Climate of the Past. 1777-1805.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Some illustrations of large tectonically driven climate changes in Earth history. Tectonics. 4454-4464.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Reconstructing early Eocene (~55 Ma) paleogeographic boundary conditions for use in paleoclimate modelling. Science China. Earth Sciences. 1416-1427.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Modeling the late Pliocene global monsoon response to individual boundary conditions. Climate Dynamics. 4871-4886.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Evolution of tropical cyclone genesis regions during the Cenozoic era. Nature Communications.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Equilibrium simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climate. Climate of the Past. 1133-1151.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Reexamination of the Late Pliocene Climate over China Using a 25-km Resolution General Circulation Model. Journal of Climate. 897-916.
  • Show author(s) 2018. What enhanced the aridity in Eocene Asian inland: Global cooling or early Tibetan Plateau uplift? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 6-14.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Instability of Northeast Siberian ice sheet during glacials. Climate of the Past Discussions.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Do climate simulations support the existence of East Asian monsoon climate in the Late Eocene? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 47-57.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Climate Constraints on Glaciation Over High-Mountain Asia During the Last Glacial Maximum. Geophysical Research Letters. 9024-9033.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial. Scientific Reports. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Variations in large-scale tropical cyclone genesis factors over the western North Pacific in the PMIP3 last millennium simulations. Climate Dynamics. 957-970.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Teleconnection between Northern Hemisphere ice sheets and East Asian climate during Quaternary. Quaternary Sciences.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Simulation of tropical cyclone genesis potential over the North Atlantic in the last millennium based on PMIP3 models. Quaternary Sciences.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Exploring the MIS M2 glaciation occurring during a warm and high atmospheric CO2 Pliocene background climate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 266-276.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Divergent responses of tropical cyclone genesis factors to strong volcanic eruptions at different latitudes. Climate Dynamics. 2121-2136.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Tropical cyclone genesis factors in a simulation of the last two millennia: Results from community earth system model. Journal of Climate. 7182-7202.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Strengthened African summer monsoon in the mid-Piacenzian. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 1061-1070.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Investigating uncertainty in the simulation of the Antarctic ice sheet during the mid-Piacenzian. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Biogeosciences. 1559-1574.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Impact of changes in seaways on Chinese climate during Pliocene. Quaternary Sciences. 768-744.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Drivers and mechanisms for enhanced summer monsoon precipitation over East Asia during the mid-Pliocene in the IPSL-CM5A. Climate Dynamics. 1437-1457.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Arctic sea ice simulation in the PlioMIP ensemble. Climate of the Past. 749-767.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2015. The impact of regional uplift of the tibetan plateau on the asian monsoon climate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 137-150.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Mid-Pliocene westerlies from PlioMIP simulations. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 909-923.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Causes of mid-Pliocene strengthened summer and weakened winter monsoons over East Asia. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 1016-1026.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Simulation of Greenland ice sheet during the mid-Pliocene warm period. Chinese Science Bulletin. 201-211.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Greenland ice sheet contribution to future global sea level rise based on CMIP5 models. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 8-16.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Evaluating the dominant components of warming in Pliocene climate simulations. Climate of the Past. 79-90.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during the Late Miocene. Nature. 401-404.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Arctic sea ice and Eurasian climate: A review. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. 92-114.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The mid-Pliocene climate simulated by FGOALS-g2. Geoscientific Model Development. 1127-1135.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Sea surface temperature of the mid-piacenzian ocean: a data-model comparison. Scientific Reports. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Mid-pliocene Atlantic meridional overturning circulation not unlike modern. Climate of the Past. 1495-1504.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Mid-Pliocene East Asian monsoon climate simulated in the PlioMIP. Climate of the Past. 2085-2099.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene. Nature Communications. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Challenges in quantifying Pliocene terrestrial warming revealed by data-model discord. Nature Climate Change. 969-974.
  • Show author(s) 2013. A multi-model assessment of last interglacial temperatures. Climate of the Past. 699-717.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development. 289-297.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L: AGCM simulations. Geoscientific Model Development. 1033-1043.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L. Geoscientific Model Development. 523-533.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Early Eocene Asian climate dominated by desert and steppe with limited monsoons. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 24-35.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Deciphering the role of southern gateways and carbon dioxide on the onset of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Paleoceanography. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Tropical seaways played a more important role than high latitude seaways in Cenozoic cooling. Climate of the Past. 801-813.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Simulation of sea surface temperature changes in the Middle Pliocene warm period and comparison with reconstructions. Chinese Science Bulletin. 890-899.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions. 3339-3361.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Has the Drake Passage Played an Essential Role in the Cenozoic Cooling? Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. 288-292.
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2015. Impact of seaways on AMOC strength during mid-Pliocene.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2018. The Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Mid-Pliocene simulations with the new version of the Norwegian Earth System Model.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Modeling Cenozoic climate and the Greenhouse to ice house transition: - 50 million years of climate change.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Increased ventilation of Antarctic deep water during the warm mid-Pliocene.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Was AMOC stronger in the Mid-Pliocene, simulation with NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Simulating the climate from paleocene to present-daz and beyond: Challenges in climate modelling.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Pliocene temperature and ventilation in the Nordic Seas: Preliminary results.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Pliocene climate at high Northern latitudes: Comparing data and model results.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Overturning simulation in the Cenozoic with NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Middle Pliocene simulation with NorESM-L.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Middle Pliocene simulation with NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2011. DYNAWARM: Dynamics of Past Warm Climates.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Deep time simulation -the role of Tethys Seaway in the Cenozoic climate.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The role of Tethys Seaway in Cenozic climate.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Latitudinal temperature gradients during the Pliocene warm phase.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Did the opening of the Drake Passage play a significant role in Cenozoic cooling?
  • Show author(s) 2009. Cenozoic cooling and the role of tropical seaways as a trigger for Antarctic glaciation.
  • Show author(s) 2008. PALMORC project: simulation of late Jurassic climate.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) 2018. Cenozoic climate change in eastern Asia: Part II. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 1-5.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Cenozoic climate change in eastern Asia: Part I. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 1-5.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2014. 气候模拟让“撒哈拉”年龄翻番.
  • Show author(s) 2014. The age of the Sahara desert.
  • Show author(s) 2014. The Sahara Is Millions of Years Older Than Thought.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Shrinking ancient sea may have spawned Sahara Desert.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Shrinking Sea Paved Way for Sahara Desert.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara-ørkenen eldre enn antatt.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara older than thought.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara kan være dobbelt så gammel.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara ist viel älter als gedacht.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara desert formed millions of years earlier than thought.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara Desert: Desert's True Age Revealed by Climate Simulation.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara Desert's Age Doubles in Climate Simulation.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara Desert Formed 7 Million Years Ago, New Study Suggests.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Sahara Desert 'Twice as Old as Previously Thought'.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Northern Africa's Sahara Desert Might Have Formed 7 Million Years Ago.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Is the Sahara desert TWICE as old as we thought? Climate simulations suggest it may have formed 7 million years ago.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Is Sahara Desert several million years older than previously thought?
  • Show author(s) 2014. How old is the Sahara desert?
  • Show author(s) 2014. How Old Are The Sands Of The Sahara.
  • Show author(s) 2014. El desierto del Sáhara pudo formarse hace siete millones de años.
  • Show author(s) 2014. El Sahara se formó por la contracción del antiguo mar de Thetys hace 7 millones de años.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Ein schrumpfendes Meer schuf die Sahara.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Die Sahara-Wüste ist wesentlich älter als angenommen.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Deserto Sahara, quanti anni ha? Almeno 7 milioni, il doppio di quanto pensato….
  • Show author(s) 2014. Computer simulations suggest aridification of Sahara occurred longer ago than thought.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Climate tests suggest Sahara desert as twice old as we thought.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Climate simulations suggestSahara desert may have formed 7 million years ago.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Climate simulation doubles Sahara's age.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Climate simulation doubles Sahara's age.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during the Late Miocene.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Circulation changes in a warmer ocean.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2020. Regional Climate in Southern Africa Through Ancient Times: What Can We Infer From Numerical Modelling?
  • Show author(s) 2019. From stormtracks to savannah: modeling the climate and environment of early humans in Southern Africa during the last glacial-interglacial period.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Simulating the climate of Marine Isotope Stage 3.
  • Show author(s) 2017. NorESM simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climates.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Glacial and interglacial simulations with NorESM BCCR fast version.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Drastic changes in the Nordic Seas oceanic circulation and deepwater formation in a Pliocene context.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Impact of increased salinity in the Mediterranean Sea on simulated Atlantic oceanic circulation during the Pliocene with NorESM-L.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Reconstructing Pliocene Arctic sea ice using IP25 and dinoflagellate cysts.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Pliocene East Greenland Current and Sea Ice Evolution - PEGSIE.
  • Show author(s) 2014. OCCP: Ocean Controls on high-latitude Climate sensitivity – a Pliocene case study.
  • Show author(s) 2014. How to sustain warm Northern high latitudes during the late Pliocene? Roles of CO2, orbital changes and increased Mediterranean salinity on oceanic circulation.
  • Show author(s) 2014. How to Sustain Warm Northern High Latitudes during the Late Pliocene? Roles of CO2, Orbital Changes and Increased Mediterranean Salinity on Oceanic Circulation.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Pre-indistrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Pliocene climate at highNorthern latitudes; Comparing data and model results.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Latitudinal temperature gradients during the Pliocene warm phase.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Cenozoic cooling and the role of tropical seaways as a trigger for Antarctic glaciation.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Greenhouse climate simulation: Late Jurassic and Early Eocene climate.
Errata
  • Show author(s) 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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