Dabang Jiang

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peping, Beijing, China

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  • Ran Zhang, Dabang Jiang
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    ABSTRACT: Studying the vegetation feedback during warm periods of the past can lead to better understanding of those in the future. In this study, we conducted several simulations to analyze vegetation feedback during the mid-Pliocene warm period. The results indicate that the main features of vegetation change in the mid-Pliocene were a northward shift of needleleaf tree, an expansion of broadleaf tree and shrub, and a northward expansion of grass, as compared to the pre-industrial period. The global annual mean warming ratio caused by vegetation feedback was 12.1%, and this warming ratio was much larger in northern middle and high latitudes. The warming caused by vegetation change was directly related to the surface albedo change and was further amplified by snow/sea ice-albedo feedback.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 11/2014; 31(6). · 1.34 Impact Factor
  • Dabang Jiang, Zhiping Tian, Xianmei Lang
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    ABSTRACT: Many efforts have been made to reconstruct the moisture conditions over China during the mid-Holocene, approximately 6000 calendar years ago. However, most of them have been performed at the single site level or local scale, and the nationwide distribution of the mid-Holocene precipitation and net precipitation (precipitation minus evaporation) changes from both proxy data and simulations remains unclear. Here we first selected 36 out of 51 climate models participating in the Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP) for their demonstrable ability to simulate the baseline climate and for the availability of evaporation data. Our analysis of the ensemble mean results of the 36 models shows that the mid-Holocene annual precipitation, evaporation, and net precipitation were 3.0%, 0.9%, and 6.9% more than the baseline period, respectively, and seasonally all three variables decreased in boreal winter and spring but increased in boreal summer and autumn on the national scale. For that period, both the pattern and magnitude of the above changes differed between the models and the sub-regions, and the interactive ocean effect had little impact overall on the country. Compared with the wetter-than-present climates derived from the records at 64 out of 69 sites across China, the models agreed qualitatively with the multi-proxy data in most parts of China, except Xinjiang and the areas between the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze and Yellow River valleys, where drier-than-baseline climates were obtained from the 36 models.
    Quaternary Science Reviews 01/2013; 82:104–120. · 4.57 Impact Factor
  • Journal of Climate 06/2012; 25(12):4135-4153. · 4.36 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Using the results of 25 climate models under the framework of the Paleoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project (PMIP) and available proxy data, this study examines the regional climate of China during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM: 21,000years ago). Compared to the baseline climate, results show that annual surface temperature decreased by 2.00°–7.00°C in China during that period, with an average of 4.46°C, for the ensemble mean of all models. Annual precipitation and evaporation during the LGM were 5–40% less than the baseline values, with an average reduction of 20% (0.60mm/day) and a reduction of 21% (0.41mm/day) at the national scale, based on results from 15 out of the 25 models. These models were selected for their ability to simulate the modern precipitation climatology and for the availability of suitable evaporation data. Both the geographical distribution and magnitude of changes in surface temperature, precipitation, and evaporation during the LGM varied with the seasons and with the models, particularly at the sub-regional scale. Model-data comparisons revealed that the 25 models successfully reproduced the surface cooling trend during the LGM, but they failed to reproduce its magnitude in all four regions of comparison, particularly in the Hexi Corridor and in North and Northeast China. The simulations with computed sea surface temperatures (SSTs) were in better agreement with proxy estimates of surface temperature than those with prescribed SSTs. On the other hand, large-scale LGM-minus-baseline anomalies in annual precipitation minus evaporation agreed well, in a qualitative manner, with lake status-based reconstructions of changes in annual water budgets in East China and the region of 35°–42°N, 74°–97°E. On the eastern Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau, drier climates from the 15 models agreed with pollen-based reconstructions. For most parts of West China excluding the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau, the simulations with computed (prescribed) SSTs are consistent (inconsistent) with reconstructed moister conditions.
    Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology - PALAEOGEOGR PALAEOCLIMATOL. 01/2011; 309(3):347-357.
  • Dabang Jiang, Ying Zhang, Xianmei Lang
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    ABSTRACT: It has been well documented that vegetation plays an important role in the climate system. However, vegetation is typically kept constant when climate models are used to project anthropogenic climate change under a range of emission scenarios in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Emission Scenarios. Here, an atmospheric general circulation model, and an asynchronously coupled system of an atmospheric and an equilibrium terrestrial biosphere model are forced by monthly sea surface temperature and sea ice extent for the periods 2051–2060 and 2090–2098 as projected with 17 atmosphere–ocean general circulation models participating in the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, and by appropriate atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations under the A2 emission scenario. The effects of vegetation feedback under future global warming are then investigated. It is found that the simulated composition and distribution of vegetation during 2051–2060 (2090–2098) differ greatly from the present, and global vegetation tends to become denser as expressed by a 21% (36%) increase in global mean leaf area index, which is most pronounced at the middle and high northern latitudes. Vegetation feedback has little effect on globally averaged surface temperature. On a regional scale, however, it induces statistically significant changes in surface temperature, in particular over most parts of continental Eurasia east of about 60°E where annual surface temperature is expected to increase by 0.1–1.0K, with an average of about 0.4K for each future period. These changes can mostly be explained by changes in surface albedo resulting from vegetation changes in the context of future global warming.
    Theoretical and Applied Climatology 01/2011; 106(1):211-227. · 1.76 Impact Factor
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    Xu Yue, Huijun Wang, Hong Liao, Dabang Jiang
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    ABSTRACT: The climatic responses to the direct radiative effect of dust aerosol at the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) are examined using a general circulation model with online simulation of dust. The predicted global dust emission at the LGM is 2.3 times as large as the present-day value, which is the combined effect of the expansion of dust sources and the favorable meteorological parameters (MPs; e.g., the strong surface wind and the low air humidity) under the LGM climate. Simulated global dust emission is 1966 Tg yr 21 with present-day dust sources and MPs, 2820 Tg yr 21 with LGM dust sources and current MPs, 2599 Tg yr 21 with present-day dust sources and LGM MPs, and 4579 Tg yr 21 with LGM sources and MPs. The simulated percentage increases of dust concentrations are the largest at high latitudes in both hemispheres, which are consistent with the deposition data from geological records. The LGM dust is estimated to exert global annual-mean shortwave (SW) and longwave (LW) radiative forcing (RF) of 24.69 and 11.70 W m 22 at the surface, respectively, and 20.58 and 10.68 W m 22 at the top of the atmosphere, re-spectively. On a global-and annual-mean basis, surface air temperature (SAT) is predicted to be reduced by 0.18 K and precipitation is reduced by 0.06 mm day 21 , as a result of the net (SW and LW) radiative effect of dust at the LGM. Two sensitivity studies are performed to identify the uncertainties in simulated climatic effect of LGM dust that arise from the assumed LW and/or SW absorption by dust: 1) in the absence of dust LW radiative effect, the LGM global-and annual-mean SAT is predicted to be further reduced by 0.19 K; and 2) when the single scattering albedo of the Saharan dust at 0.55 mm is increased from 0.89 to 0.98 in the LGM climate simulation, the LGM dust-induced annual-and global-mean surface cooling increases from 0.18 to 0.63 K even with both SW and LW ra-diative effects of dust. In these two sensitivity studies, the LGM dust is predicted to induce an average cooling of 0.42 and 0.72 K in SAT, respectively, over the tropical oceans.
    Journal of Climate 01/2011; 24. · 4.36 Impact Factor
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    Dabang Jiang, Xianmei Lang
    Journal of Climate 01/2010; 23:5030-5038. · 4.36 Impact Factor
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    DaBang Jiang, Ying Zhang, JianQi Sun
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    ABSTRACT: Studies on the influences of climate change on biogeochemical cycles and on the key vulnerabilities and the risk from climate change suggest that annual surface temperature rise of 1°C, 2°C and 3°C above the present level would lead to changes in extreme weather and climate events, food production, fresh water resources, biodiversity, human mortality, etc. Here two sets of simulations as performed with seventeen atmosphere-ocean general circulation models (AOGCMs) for the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC AR4), i.e. the model outputs from the 20th Century Climate in Coupled Models (20C3M) and from the Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) emission scenarios B1, A1B and A2, are used to analyze spatial and temporal characteristics of the above values in China over the 21st century. The results indicate that the rate of warming varies from region to region. The above values are reached much later (earlier) when emission amount is lower (higher), and spread of the time when the lower (higher) value is exceeded is narrower (wider) among the three scenarios. As far as the spatial pattern is concerned, the above values are crossed much earlier in northern China and the Tibetan Plateau with respect to the Yangtze-Huaihe River Valley and South China.
    Chinese Science Bulletin 01/2009; 54(18):3326-3334. · 1.37 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: A global atmospheric general circulation model has been used to perform eleven idealized numerical experiments, i.e., TP00, TP10, ..., TP100, corresponding to different percentages of the Tibetan Plateau altitude. The aim is to explore the sensitivity of East Asian climate to the uplift and expansion of the Tibetan Plateau under the reconstructed boundary conditions for the mid-Pliocene about 3 Ma ago. When the plateau is progressively uplifted, global annual surface temperature is gradually declined and statistically significant cooling signals emerge only in the Northern Hemisphere, especially over and around the Tibetan Plateau, with larger magnitudes over land than over the oceans. On the contrary, annual surface temperature rises notably over Central Asia and most parts of Africa, as well as over northeasternmost Eurasia in the experiments TP60 to TP100. Meanwhile, the plateau uplift also leads to annual precipitation augmentation over the Tibetan Plateau but a reduction in northern Asia, the Indian Peninsula, much of Central Asia, parts of western Asia and the southern portions of northeastern Europe. Additionally, it is found that an East Asian summer monsoon system similar to that of the present initially exists in the TP60 and is gradually intensified with the continued plateau uplift. At 850 hPa the plateau uplift induces an anomalous cyclonic circulation around the Tibetan Plateau in summertime and two anomalous westerly currents respectively located to the south and north of the Tibetan Plateau in wintertime. In the mid-troposphere, similar-to-modern spatial pattern of summertime western North Pacific subtropical high is only exhibited in the experiments TP60 to TP100, and the East Asian trough is steadily deepened in response to the progressive uplift and expansion of the Tibetan Plateau.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 09/2008; 25(5):709-722. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Vegetation feedback at the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, about 21,000 calendar years ago) remains an unresolved question. A global atmospheric general circulation model (AGCM) is asynchronously coupled with an equilibrium terrestrial biosphere model in the present study. The coupled model is then used to investigate the influences of vegetation and soil feedbacks on the LGM climate. It is found that the simulated geographical distribution of vegetation at the LGM differs from the present pattern dramatically, and glacial vegetation cover tends to be reduced on average. Vegetation feedback alone leads to an annual surface temperature decrease of 0.31 °C over the LGM ice-free continental areas. Additional soil feedback reinforced vegetation-induced cooling over high latitude Eurasia and from the eastern Middle East eastward to the Indian Peninsula significantly. In the tropics, a terrestrial annual surface cooling of 0.45 °C is produced by vegetation and soil feedbacks. It is shown that vegetation and soil feedbacks partly reduce data-model discrepancy as produced by the AGCM alone in some regions such as Central Africa, the Indian Peninsula, South China, and North Australia.
    Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 01/2008;
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    ABSTRACT: The ability of seven global coupled ocean-atmosphere models to reproduce East Asian monthly surface temperature and precipitation climatologies during 1961–1990 is evaluated. January and July climate differences during the 2050s and 2090s relative to 1961–1990 projected by the seven-model ensemble under the Special Report on Emission Scenarios (SRES) A2 and B2 scenarios are then briefly discussed. These projections, together with the corresponding atmospheric CO2 concentrations under the SRES A2 and B2 scenarios, are subsequently used to drive the biome model BIOME3 to simulate potential vegetation distribution in China during the 2050s and 2090s. It is revealed that potential vegetation belts during the 2050s shift northward greatly in central and eastern China compared to those during 1961–1990. In contrast, potential vegetation change is slight in western China on the whole. The spatial pattern of potential vegetation during the 2090s is generally similar to that during the 2050s, but the range of potential vegetation change against 1961–1990 is more extensive during the 2090s than the 2050s, particularly in western China. Additionally, there exists model-dependent uncertainty of potential vegetation change under the SRES A2 scenario during the 2090s, which is due to the scatter of projected climate change by the models. The projected change in potential vegetation under the SRES A2 scenario during the 2090s is attributable to surface temperature change south of 35°N and to the joint changes of surface temperature, precipitation, and atmospheric CO2 concentration north of 35°N.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 01/2008; 25(1):126-138. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) program is one of the sub-programs of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP). In this paper, CLIVAR related research in China (2003–2006) is briefly reviewed, including four major components, namely, low-frequency intraseasonal oscillations, interannual variability, decadal variations in East Asia, and global warming simulations.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 11/2007; 24(6):1037-1048. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Geological research has illustrated the transition of palaeoenvironmental patterns by the earliest Miocene from a planetary-wind-dominant type to a monsoon-dominant type, indicating that the East Asian monsoon became markedly intensified and played a leading role in the East Asian climate. From a modeling point of view, the pioneering research using the reduced number of scenarios had demonstrated that both the Tibetan Plateau uplift and the Paratethys Sea retreat were important for understanding the Asian monsoon evolution. However, the sensitivity of the Paratethys retreat to the East Asian climate still needs further studies based on the more detailed scenarios. Thirty numerical experiments under the six Paratethys Sea and the five Tibetan Plateau conditions illustrate the shifts from zonal climate to the monsoon climate in East Asia. The results confirm again that both the Paratethys retreat and the Tibetan plateau uplift play important roles in the formation of the monsoon-dominant environmental pattern, and show that the Paratethys retreat can strengthen the East Asian monsoon and greatly increase humidity and aridity respectively in the monsoon areas and Northwest China, which is similar to the impact of the Tibetan Plateau uplift on the East Asian climate. Furthermore, the fact that the Paratethys Sea retreats to the Turan Plate is found to be the key criterion for the palaeoenvironmental patterns' transition in China. The shrinkage of Paratethys Sea leads to the reconstructions of the pressure system and the atmospheric circulations, which result in the variations of precipitation and the transition of palaeoenvironmental patterns.
    Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 03/2007; 245(3-4):317-331. · 2.75 Impact Factor
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    Lixia Ju, Huijun Wang, Dabang Jiang
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    ABSTRACT: The East Asian climate at the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, 21,000 years B.P.) has been simulated using a regional climate model (RegCM2) nested in an atmospheric general circulation model of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP-AGCM). Boundary conditions for the LGM simulations are consistent with the Paleoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project (PMIP). The results show that the nested regional model reproduces well the colder LGM climates over East Asia. The simulated annual mean surface temperature is 2 °C–4 °C colder than the present over the East Asian continent, with the coldest anomaly of about 8 °C in the vicinity of current coastal areas, where land is exposed due to lowering sea level at the LGM. The precipitation changes are complex, with general features of drier conditions over eastern China and its neighborhood and wetter conditions over western China than the present. Compared with the driving IAP-AGCM, the RegCM2 results display better agreement with geological reconstructions over East Asia. Especially in the mideastern and southern China, the simulated warming changes by the IAP-AGCM disagree with cooling in paleodata, whereas the RegCM2 reproduces realistic cooler LGM climate. Thus the current work proves that the high-resolution RegCM2 can capture additional regional details in the LGM simulation, produced by improved representation of topography and physics.
    Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 01/2007;
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    Dabang Jiang, Zhongshi Zhang
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    ABSTRACT: Paleoclimate modelling is one of the core topics in the Past Global Changes project under the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and has received much attention worldwide in recent decades. Here we summarize the research on the Paleoclimate modeling, including the Holocene, Last Glacial Maximum, and pre-Quaternary climate intervals or events performed at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IAP/CAS) for over one decade. As an attempt to review these academic activities, we emphasize that vegetation and ocean feedbacks can amplify East Asian climate response to the Earth’s orbital parameters and atmospheric CO2 concentration at the mid-Holocene. At the Last Glacial Maximum, additional cooling in interior China is caused by the feedback effects of East Asian vegetation and the ice sheet over the Tibetan Plateau, and the regional climate model RegCM2 generally reduces data-model discrepancies in East Asia. The simulated mid-Pliocene climate is characterized by warmer and drier conditions as well as significantly weakened summer and winter monsoon systems in interior China. On a tectonic timescale, both the Tibetan Plateau uplift and the Paratethys Sea retreat play important roles in the formation of East Asian monsoon-dominant environmental pattern during the Cenozoic.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 11/2006; 23(6):1040-1049. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Much geological research has illustrated the transition of paleoenvironmental patterns during the Cenozoic from a planetary-wind-dominant type to a monsoon-dominant type, indicating the initiation of the East Asian monsoon and inland-type aridity. However, there is a dispute about the causes and mechanisms of the transition, especially about the impact of the Himalayan/Tibetan Plateau uplift and the Paratethys Sea retreat. Thirty numerical sensitivity experiments under different land-sea distributions and Himalayan/Tibetan Plateau topography conditions are performed here to simulate the evolution of climate belts with emphasis on changes in the rain band, and these are compared with the changes in the paleoenvironmental patterns during the Cenozoic recovered by geological records. The consistency between simulations and the geological evidence indicates that both the Tibetan Plateau uplift and the Paratethys Sea retreat play important roles in the formation of the monsoon-dominant environmental pattern. Furthermore, the simulations show the monsoon-dominant environmental pattern comes into being when the Himalayan/Tibetan Plateau reaches 1000–2000 m high and the Paratethys Sea retreats to the Turan Plate.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 03/2006; 23(2):258-266. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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    Liya Jin, Huijun Wang, Fahu Chen, Dabang Jiang
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    ABSTRACT: By using a 9-level global atmospheric general circulation model developed at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP9L-AGCM) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the authors investigated the response of the East Asian monsoon climate to changes both in orbital forcing and the snow and glaciers over the Tibetan Plateau at the mid-Holocene, about 600 calendar years before the present (6 kyr BP). With the Earth’s orbital parameters appropriate for the mid-Holocene, the IAP9L-AGCM computed warmer and wetter conditions in boreal summer than for the present day. Under the precondition of continental snow and glacier cover existing over part of the Tibetan Plateau at the mid-Holocene, the authors examined the regional climate response to the Tibetan Plateau cooling. The simulations indicated that climate changes in South Asia and parts of central Asia as well as in East Asia are sensitive to the Tibetan Plateau cooling at the mid-Holocene, showing a significant decrease in precipitation in northern India, northern China and southern Mongolia and an increase in Southeast Asia during boreal summer. The latter seems to correspond to the weakening, southeastward shift of the Asian summer monsoon system resulting from reduced heat contrast between the Eurasian continent and the Pacific and Indian Oceans when a cooling over the Tibetan Plateau was imposed. The simulation results suggest that the snow and glacier environment over the Tibetan Plateau is an important factor for mid-Holocene climate change in the areas highly influenced by the Asian monsoon.
    Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 01/2006; 23(4):543-550. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: 1] A new climate simulation for the middle Pliocene (ca. 3 Ma BP) is performed by a global grid-point atmospheric general circulation model developed at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP AGCM) with boundary conditions provided by the U. S. Geological Survey's Pliocene Research, Interpretations, and Synoptic Mapping (PRISM) group. It follows that warmer and slightly wetter conditions dominated at the middle Pliocene with a globally annual mean surface temperature increase of 2.60°C, and an increase in precipitation of 4.0% relative to today. At the middle Pliocene, globally annual terrestrial warming was 1.86°C, with stronger warming toward high latitudes. Annual precipitation enhanced notably at high latitudes, with the augment reaching 33.5% (32.5%) of the present value at 60–90°N (60–90°S). On the contrary, drier conditions were registered over most parts at 0–30°N, especially in much of East Asia and the northern tropical Pacific. In addition, both boreal summer and winter monsoon significantly decreased in East Asia at the middle Pliocene. It is indicated that the IAP AGCM simulation is generally consistent with the results from other atmospheric models and agrees well with available paleoclimatic reconstructions in East Asia. Additionally, it is further revealed that the PRISM warmer sea surface temperature and reduced sea ice extent are main factors determining the middle Pliocene climate. The simulated climatic responses arising from the PRISM reconstructed vegetation and continental ice sheet cannot be neglected on a regional scale at mid to high latitudes (like over Greenland and the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, and around the circum-Antarctic) but have little influence on global climate.
    J. Geophys. Res. 01/2005; 110.
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    Dabang JIANG
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    ABSTRACT: Based on the reanalysis data throughout 1948–2002 ] as derived from the United States National Centers for Environmental Prediction and National Center for Atmospheric Research, it is revealed that East Asian summer monsoon (EASM) intensity weakens on an interdecadal timescale since the mid-1960s, and twice interdecadal jumps are recorded in the EASM intensity index series in the late 20th century, respectively occurring in the mid-1960s and midto late 1970s. Six globally coupled atmosphere-ocean models’ outputs under the SRES A2 greenhouse gas and aerosol emission scenario, provided by the IPCC Data Distribution Center and the Hadley Center for Climate Prediction and Research, are then systematically examined. It follows that the above EASM weakening is not closely related to synchronizing anthropogenic global warming, and, therefore, it should be qualitatively natural change process. Over the 21st century, the EASM intensity is likely increased slightly by continually intensified greenhouse effect relative to the late 20th century.
    Chinese Science Bulletin 01/2005; 50(17). · 1.37 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The transient response of the climate system to anomalously large freshwater input to the high latitude seas is examined using the newly developed Bergen Climate Model. A 150-yr twin-experiment has been carried out, consisting of a control and a freshwater integration. In the freshwater integration, the freshwater input to the Arctic Ocean and the Nordic Seas is artificially increased by a factor of 3, or to levels comparable to those found during the last deglaciation. The obtained response shows a reduced maximum strength of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) over the first 50 yr of about 6 Sv (1 Sv =106 m3 s−1), followed by a gradual recovery to a level comparable to the control integration at the end of the period.The weakened AMOC in the freshwater integration is caused by reduced deep-water formation rates in the North Atlantic subpolar gyre and in the Nordic Seas, and by a reduced southward flow of intermediate water masses through the Fram Strait. The recovery of the AMOC is caused by an increased basin-scale upwelling in the Atlantic Ocean of about 1 Sv, northward transport of saline waters originating from the western tropical North Atlantic, and a surface wind field maintaining the inflow of Atlantic Water to the Nordic Seas between the Faroes and Scotland.Associated with the build-up of more saline waters in the western tropical North Atlantic, a warming of ∼0.6 °C over the uppermost 1000 m of the water column is obtained in this region. This finding is consistent with paleo records during the last deglaciation showing that the tropics warmed when the high latitudes cooled in periods with reduced AMOC.Furthermore, the results support the presence of a coupled North-Atlantic-Oscillation-like atmosphere–sea-ice–ocean response mode triggered by the anomalous freshwater input. Throughout most of the freshwater integration, the atmospheric circulation is characterized by anomalously low sea level pressure in the Nordic Seas and anomalously high sea level pressure over Spain. This forces the North Atlantic Drift to follow a more easterly path in the freshwater integration than in the control integration, giving an asymmetric sea surface temperature response in the northern North Atlantic, and thereby maintaining the properties of the Atlantic Water entering the Nordic Seas between the Faroes and Scotland throughout the freshwater integration.
    Tellus 07/2004; 56(4):342 - 361. · 2.74 Impact Factor

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261 Citations
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Institutions

  • 1029–2013
    • Chinese Academy of Sciences
      • Institute of Atmospheric Physics
      Peping, Beijing, China
  • 2005–2011
    • Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology
      • Institute of Atmospheric Physics
      Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
  • 2009
    • Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry Jena
      Jena, Thuringia, Germany
  • 2007
    • Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry
      Peping, Beijing, China
  • 2004
    • University of Bergen
      • Geophysical Institute
      Bergen, Hordaland Fylke, Norway