NInstitute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences
People
Wang Fan

2010-01-18

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Address: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 7 Nanhai Road, Qingdao 266071, The People's Republic of China

Telephone: 0086 532 82898501 (o)

Fax: 0086 532 82898501

E-mail: fwang@ms.qdio.ac.cn

PRESENT OCCUPATION

Assistant director, Professor, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS)

Chairman, CAS Key Lab. of Ocean Circulation and Waves at IOCAS

Vice-chairman, Joint Center for Ocean Circulation and Climate/Environment Studies, IOCAS

Adjunct Professor, Ocean University of China

Professor, Graduate College, CAS

EDUCATION

1995.7 Ph.D. (Physical Oceanography) Institute of Physical Oceanography, Ocean University of Qingdao (China)

1992.7 M.Sc. (Physical Oceanography) Dept. of Physical Oceanography & Marine Meteorology, Ocean University of Qingdao (China)

1989.7 B.Sc. (Physical Oceanography) Dept. of Physical Oceanography & Marine Meteorology, Ocean University of Qingdao (China)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1995.9-1997.9: Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS)

1998.4- now: Professor, IOCAS

2000.8 – now: Vice-chairman, Joint Center for Ocean Circulation and Climate/Environment Studies, IOCAS

2000.2 – 2000.7: Visiting Scientist, Texas A&M University, US

2001.7- 2006.4: Chairman, Lab. of Ocean Circulation and Wave Studies, IOCAS

2004.7 - 2004.10: Visiting Scientist, Southampton Oceanographic Centre, UK

2004.10 – now: Adjunct Professor, Ocean University of China

2005.5 - now: Professor, Graduate College, CAS

2006.4- now: Chairman, CAS Key Lab. of Ocean Circulation and Wave at IOCAS

2007.2 – now: Assistant director, IOCAS

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

1998.6- 2005.12: Secretary-general, Chinese LOICZ/JGOFS Committee

2003 – now: Member, Physical Oceanography and Climate Committee, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)

2004 – now: Member, Chinese Climate Research Committee

2005 – now: Member, Working Group 20: Evaluations of Climate Change Projections, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)

2005 – now: Vice-chair, Air-sea interaction Committee of Chinese Oceanography Society

2007 – now: Vice-chair, Computational Physical Oceanography Committee of Chinese Oceanography Society

EDITORSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

2000 – now: Member, Editorial Board of Marine Science

2002- now: Member, Editorial Board of Studia Marina Sinica

2003- now: Member, Editorial Board of Oceanology and Limnology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ocean circulation dynamics in the tropical ocean, low-latitude western boundary current of the Pacific Ocean; Shelf circulation dynamics in the East China Sea and Yellow; Meso-scale processes;

Physical processes associated with LOICZ, JGOFS and carbon cycle.

RESEARCH FUNDS

Principal Investigator and co-Principal Investigator of projects as follows:

1.     National Hi-tech project “Marine environment monitoring system on Research vessel”, Code: 2006AA09A31312Million (RMB)2006-2010

2.     National Basic Research project “Western Pacific tropical-subtropical-gyre interaction and its relationship with the subtropical high”, Code: 2006CB4036014.20Million, 2006-2010

3.     Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China “The formation mechanism, source and fate of the Mindanao Undercurrent”, Code: 40576016, 0.39Million (RMB), 2006–2008

4.     Innovation Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) “Predicting method of meso-scale processes”, Code: KZCX3-SW-222, 4.5 Million (RMB), 2005-2007

5.     Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China “Influence of Variations of Circulation in the Western Pacific on the ENSO Cycle”, Code: 40128003, 0.4Milliom (RMB), 2002-2004

6.     Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China “Low-latitude Western Boundary Undercurrents in the Pacific Ocean and Their Relationship with the Equatorial Undercurrent”, Code: 40076006, 0.21Million (RMB), 2001–2003

7.     Innovation Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) “Land-Ocean Interactions in Chinese Main Estuaries and the Adjacent Continental Shelf”, Code: KZCX2-2073.6 Million (RMB), 2000-2003

8.     Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China “Dynamics of the Mindanao Undercurrent and Its Relationship with the Adjacent Undercurrents”, Code: 49706066, 0.14 Million (RMB), 1998 – 2000

9.     Sub-Project “Model and Data Base” of the CAS Main Project “Land-Ocean Interactions in the Chinese Coastal Seas and Their Environmental Impacts”, Code: KZ951-b1-403-04, 0.32 Million (RMB), 1997 – 2000

10.    Sub-Project “Heat Transport Process in the Upper Ocean and Its Impact on the Onset and evolution of the South China Sea Monsoon” of “South China Sea Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX)”, 0.19 Million (RMB), 1997 – 2001

11.    Post-doctor Science Foundation of China “Dynamics of the Mindanao Undercurrent and Its Water Source”, 1996 – 1997

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Papers

1.    Wang, Fan, Dexing Wu, Guohui She, and Jiqiao Yan, 1995: Response of equatorial Pacific upper Ocean current to westerly wind burst, Chin. Oceanol.   Limnol., 13, 294-302

2.    Wang, Fan, Dunxin Hu, 1997: A homogeneous model of upper layer circulation in Indo-Pacific region, Chin. Oceanol. Limnol., 15, 118-124

3.     Wang, Fan, and Dunxin Hu, 1998: Dynamic and thermohaline properties of the Mindanao Undercurrent, part I: dynamic structure. Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 16, 122-127.

4.    Wang, Fan, and Dunxin Hu, 1998: Dynamic and thermohaline properties of the Mindanao Undercurrent, part II: thermohaline structure. Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 16, 206-213.

5.    Wang, Fan, Dexing Wu, Shizuo Feng and Maochong Shi, 1998: Analysis on the weakly nonlinear dynamic system of the equatorial waves, Marine Science, No. 3, 40-42.

6.    Wang, Fan, Dexing Wu, 1999: Analysis on the characteristics of 20-day period current oscillations in the upper central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean, Oceanol. Limnol., 30(3), 333-341.(In Chinese with English abstract)

7.    Wang, Fan, and Hu Dunxin, 1999: A preliminary study on mechanism of counter western boundary undercurrent below the thermocline: a simple conceptual model, Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 17, 1- 9.

8.    Wang, Fan, Dexing Wu and Shizuo Feng, 1999: Weakly nonlinear dynamic model of the equatorial wave-induced Lagrangian residual current and its solutions, Oceanol. Limnol., 30(6), 701-710. (In Chinese with English abstract)

9.    Wang, Fan, Dexing Wu and Shizuo Feng, 2000: The mixed Rossby-inertia gravity wave-induced Lagrangian residual current, Oceanol. Limnol., 31(2), 168-177. (In Chinese with English abstract).

10.   Zhao Y., Y. Chen, X Bai and F. Wang Prelimary study of relationship between interannual variability of SST in South China Sea and tropical Indian Ocean and South China Sea Monsoon outbreak. Journal of Tropical Meteorology, 2000, 6(2): 123-131.

11.   Wang, Fan, Yongping Zhao, Zhigang Feng, Xuezhi Bai, Aiming Wu, 2001: Thermohaline structure and variation along sections of the South China Sea in Spring and Summer 1998, Ocean, Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 23(5), 1-13. (In Chinese with English abstract)

12.   Wang, Fan, Ping Chang, Dunxin Hu and Howard Seidel, 2001: Seasonal Circulation in the Northwestern Tropical Pacific Ocean Diagnosed with the Assimilation Data from 1989 through 1997, J. hydrodynamics, 13 (3), 65-73.

13.   Chang, P., Giese, B. S., Ji, L., Seidel, H. F. and  Wang, F., 2001: Decadal change in the south tropical Pacific in a global assimilation analysis, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 18, 3461-3464.

14.   Bai Xuezhi, Bai Hong, Hu Dunxin and Wang Fan, 2001,Cyclonic recirculation on the left-hand side of the Kuroshio in the East China Sea, Journal of Hydrodynamics, 13(3), 133-137

15.   Wang, Fan, Ping Chang, Dunxin Hu and Howard Seidel, 2002: Circulation in the Western Tropical Pacific Ocean and its seasonal variation, Chinese Science Bulletin, 47 (7), 591-595.

16.   Wang Fan, Lin Pengfei, Chen Yongli, Tang Xiaohui, 2004: Seasonal cycle of Topography in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea and Its Relationships with atmospheric forcing and oceanic adjustment based on altimetry data, Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, Vol.22, No. 3, 256-264.

17.   GAO Shan, Wang Fan, LI MingKui, CHEN YongLi, YAN ChangXiang & ZHU Jiang, Application of altimetry data assimilation on mesoscale eddies simulation, Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, April 2007, vol. 50, no. 4, 1-10, doi: 10.1007/s11430-007-0152-3

18.   Wu, L., Fan Wang, D. Yuan, and M. Cui (2007), Evolution of freshwater plumes and salinity fronts in the northern Bay of Bengal, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C08017, doi:10.1029/2005JC003308

19.   Wang Fan, LIU Chuanyu, 2009, An N-shape thermal front in the western South Yellow Sea in winter, Chin J. Oceanol. Limnol., Vol. 27, No. 4, P. 898-906, 2009, DOI: 10.1007/s00343-009-9045-y

Book and Conference Contributions

1.    Wang Fan, 2005, Decadal variations of thermohaline structure and fish catch in the East China Sea, 2nd AOGS Annual Meeting 2005, Singapore, June 20-24, 2005

2.    Wang Fan, X. Tang, Y. Chen and D. Hu Annual to Decadal Variability of Hydrologic Environment and Its Relationship with Fish Catches in the East China Sea: An Aspect of Land-Ocean Interactions in the Chinese Coastal Sea, Dynamic Planet 2005, Cairns, Australia, August 22-26, 2005

3.    Wang, Fan, Jiongxin Xu, 2004: Key Issues of Land-Ocean Interactions in Chinese Main Estuaries and the Adjacent Continental Shelf, Ocean Press, Beijing, PP. 176 ISBN7-5027-6001-8/P.778(in Chinese)

4.    Wang, Fan, Dunxin Hu, 1997: A preliminary study on water source of the the Mindanao Undercurrent, In: Collected Works in Memory of Professor Zhao Jiu-Zhang, ed. D. Ye, Science Press, Beijing , PP: 345-352. (In Chinese with English abstract)

5.    Wang, Fan, 1997: Western Boundary Undercurrents in the Western Tropical Ocean. 6th Annual Meeting of North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), Oct. 14-26, 1997, Pusan, Korea

6.    Wang, Fan, 1998: Sea Surface Topography Associated with Circulation in the Yellow Sea. The 4th International Symposium on the Marine Sciencs of the Yellow Sea, Nov. 1-4, 1998, Qingdao, China.

7.    Wang, Fan, Dunxin Hu, Hong Bai, 1998: Western boundary undercurrents east of the Philippines. Proceedings of The 4th Pacific Ocean Remote Sensing Conference(PORSEC), Qingdao, China, July 28-31, 1998, 551-556.

8.    Wang, Fan, Xuezhi Bai, Hong Bai and Zuosheng Yang, 2001: Numerical modeling of seasonal variations of the cyclonical circulation in the northern East China Sea, Ocean Flux in the East China Sea, Dunxin Hu and Zuosheng Yang, Ocean Press, Beijing, 124-132.

9.    Wang, Fan, Dunxin Hu and Hong Bai, 2001: Seasonal Variations of water cycle in the western East China Sea, Land-Ocean Interactions in the Chinese Coastal Seas and Their Environmental Impacts, Dunxin Hu et al., Ocean Press, Beijing, 66-78.

10.   Wang, Fan, LOICZ Study in China, APN/START Global Change Research Awareness Raising Symposium in Northeast Asia: Abstract Book, 64-67, Vladivostok, Russia, October 7-8, 2002

11.   Wang, Fan, The Relationship between Thermohaline Structure and Fish Catch in The East China SeaThe PICES Twelfth Annual Meeting, (PICES XII)Program Abstracts, Oct. 10-18, 2003, Seoul, Korea

12.   Wang, Fan, Dunxin Hu, LOICZ-Related Study in the Chinese Academy of SciencesIUGG 2003, June 30-July 11, 2003, Sapporo, Japan, pp: B102

13.   Wang, Fan, Dunxin HuPing Chang, Observational and Theoretical Approaches to the Mindanao Undercurrent A Subsurface Countercurrent Below the Western Boundary CurrentIUGG 2003, June 30-July 11, 2003, Sapporo, Japan, pp: A407

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