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Jinbo Wang

Education
  • B.S., Meteorology, Lanzhou University, China (2002)
  • M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, Peking University, China (2005)
  • M.S., Physical Oceanography, MIT/WHOI Joint Program (2008)
  • Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, MIT/WHOI Joint Program (2011)

Research Interests

Hydrodynamic instability, Quasi-geostrophic flow, eddy dynamics, application of satellite data in studying ocean circulation, Southern Ocean Circulation, Lagrangian particle simulation


Projects

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The Surface Water Ocean Topography Mission provides measurements of land surface water storage and ocean surface dynamic topography.


Professional Experience
  • 2011-2012, Postdoc, Woods Hole Oceanographic institution
  • 2013-2015, Postdoc, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • 2015-present, Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Selected Publications
  1. Wang, J., M. R. Mazloff, and S. T. Gille, 2016: The effect of the Kerguelen Plateau on the ocean circulation. doi:10.1175/jpo-d-15-0216.1.
  2. Wang, J., G. R. Flierl, J. H. LaCasce, J. L. McClean, and A. Mahadevan (2013), Reconstructing the Ocean's Interior from Surface Data, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1611-1626.
  3. Wang, J., M. A. Spall, G. R. Flierl, and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli (2013),Nonlinear Radiating Instability of a Barotropic Eastern Boundary Current, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(7), 1439-1452, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-0174.1.
  4. Wang, J., M. A. Spall, G. R. Flierl, and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli (2012), A new mechanism for the generation of quasi-zonal jets in the ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39(10), 2-5, doi:10.1029/2012GL051861.

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