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Yan Yu

Education
  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2017)
  • M.S. in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016)
  • M.S. in Environment & Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)
  • B.E. in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, China (2010)

Research Interests
Mineral dust aerosols and interactions with climate Land surface feedbacks on the regional climate

Professional Experience
  • NASA Postdoctoral Scholar at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2017-present)
  • Graduate Research Assistant at University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010-2017)

Selected Awards
  • NASA Postdoc Fellowship (2017)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Student Fellowship (2015)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer Student Fellowship (2015)

Selected Publications
  1. Yu, Y., M. Notaro, F. Wang, J. Mao, X. Shi, and Y. Wei (2017), Observed vegetation-climate feedbacks in the Sahel: Is the classic albedo feedback mechanism truly dominant? Nature Communications, in review.
  2. Yu, Y., M. Notaro, F. Wang, J. Mao, X. Shi, and Y. Wei (2017), Validation of a statistical methodology for extracting vegetation feedbacks: focus on North African ecosystems in the Community Earth System Model. Journal of Climate, in press.
  3. Wang. F., Y. Yu, M. Notaro, J. Mao, X. Shi, and Y. Wei (2017), Advancing a model-validated statistical method for decomposing the key oceanic drivers of regional climate: Focus on North African climate variability in CESM. Journal of Climate, in press.
  4. Notaro, M., G. Chen, Y. Yu, F. Wang, and A. Tawfik (2017), Regional climate modeling of vegetation feedbacks on the Asian-Australian monsoon systems. Journal of Climate, 30(5), 1553-1582.
  5. Yu, Y., M. Notaro, O. Kalashnikowa, M. Garay (2016), Climatology of summer Shamal wind in the Middle East, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 121(1), 289-305.
  6. Notaro, M., Y. Yu, O. Kalashnikova (2015), Regime shift in Arabian dust activity, triggered by persistent Fertile Crescent drought, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres,120(19),10229-10249.
  7. Yu, Y., M. Notaro, Z. Liu, O. Kalashnikova, F. Alkolibi, E. Fadda, F. Bakhrjy (2013), Assessing temporal and spatial variations in atmospheric dust over Saudi Arabia through satellite, radiometric, and station data, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118 (23), 13253-13264.
  8. Yu, Y., M. Notaro, Z. Liu, O. Kalashnikova, F. Alkolibi, E. Fadda, F. Bakhrjy (2013), Assessing temporal and spatial variations in atmospheric dust over Saudi Arabia through satellite, radiometric, and station data, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118 (23), 13253-13264.

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