Faculty and Staff
YU Fei
Title: Professor
Research Field: Physical Oceanography
Department: Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Waves
Tel/Fax: 86-532-82898187/82898186

2008–present, Professor, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1991–2008, Professor, The First Institute of Oceanography, SOA


1996-2001 study in Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Climate Dynamics
1993-1996 study in the First Institute of Oceanography, SOA , physical oceanography
1987-1991 study in Ocean University of China, physical oceanography

Professional Memberships


Research Interests
Marine in-situ observation, Coastal circulation, Yellow Sea Cold Water Masse, Northwestern Pacific Ocean Circulation.


Honors and Awards
“Hundreds-Talent Program” professor of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2009)
Taishan Scholors (2008)


Selected Publications
(1) Wang, R.*, F. Yu#, and F. Nan, Weakening of subduction in the Subtropical Mode Water formation region observed during 2003–2013, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 2015, 120, doi:10.1002/2015JC010967.
(2) Feng Nan, Fei Yu, Huijie Xue, Lili Zeng, Dongxiao Wang, Shilun Yang, Kim-Cuong Nguyen, Freshening of the upper ocean in the South China Sea since the early 1990s, Deep-Sea Research I, 2016,118, 20-29.
(3) Wang R*. and F. Yu#, Impact of climatic change on sea surface temperature variation in Subei coastal waters, East China. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 2014,32(6): 1406-1413, doi: 10.1007/s00343-015-3336-2.
(4) Li Ang*, Yu Fei#, Diao Xinyuan, Interannual variability of salinity of Northern Yellow Sea Cold Water Mass, Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 2014, 33(3), 779-789.
(5) Nan, F.*, F. Yu#, H. Xue, R. Wang, and G. Si, 2015, Ocean salinity changes in the northwest Pacific subtropical gyre: the quasi-decadal oscillation and the freshening trend, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120(3), 2179-2192.
(6) Zhou Wenzheng*, Yu Fei#, Nan Feng, Liu Yansong. Effects of mesoscale eddies on the variation of water exchange through the Kerama Gap. Journal of Oceanography, 2018, 74(3): 263-275.
(7) Hou H*, Yu F#, Nan F, et al. Observation of Near-Inertial Oscillations Induced by Energy Transformation during Typhoons[J]. Energies, 2019, 12(1): 99.
(8) Feng Nan*, Yu F#, Wei C, Ren Q, Fan C. Observations of an Extra-Large Subsurface Anticyclonic Eddy in the Northwestern Pacific Subtropical Gyre. J Marine Sci Res Dev 7: 235. 2017, 7(4), 2-11.doi: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000235.
(9) Nan, F.*, Fei Yu#, Qiang Ren, Chuanjie Wei, Yansong Liu, and Shuhui Sun. Isopycnal mixing of interhemispheric intermediate waters by subthermocline eddies east of the Philippines, Scientific Reports,2019, 9:2957,
(10) Yansong Liu*, Fei Yu#, Feng Nan, Wenzheng Zhou. Intraseasonal oscillation of deep currents influenced by mesoscale eddies in the Kuroshio Extension Region. Scientific Reports, 2019, 9:4147.