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2018-07-15 14:53:19

Liu Yonggang:

Vice Dean, Institute of Ocean Research, Peking University

Boya Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, School of Physics, Peking University

Email: ygliu@pku.edu.cn

More: http://www2.phy.pku.edu.cn/~ygliu/

Educational Experience:

2004.9-2011.7 University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada | Climate dynamics | Doctoral Degree in Science | Postgraduate (Doctoral)

  Thesis: Climate modeling of the deep (Neoproterozoic) past (supervisor: W. Richard Peltier)

2003.9-2004.7 University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada | Geophysics | Master's Degree in Science | Master's Degree

  Report: Geochemical and seismological constraints on mantle convection and numerical model of the process (supervisor: W. Richard Peltier)

2000.9-2003.7 Peking University, Beijing | Geophysics | Master's Degree in Science | Master's Degree

  Thesis: The lithospheric structure and deformation of the North China plate (supervisor: Shaoxian Zang)

1996.9-2000.7 Peking University, Beijing | Geophysics | Bachelor's Degree in Science | Undergraduate (Bachelor’s degree)

  The thermal structure of the lithosphere of in North China (supervisor: Shaoxian Zang)

Work Experience:

2023.8-Now Peking University | Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences | Boya Distinguished Professor | Full time

2021.2-2023.7 Peking University | Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences | Associate professor with tenure | Full time

2015.1-2021.1 Peking University | Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences | Assistant professor | Full time

2012.1-2015.1 Princeton University and GFDL | Postdoc | Full time

  supervisor:Michael Oppenheimer, Olga Sergienko and Robert Hallberg

2011.6-2011.12 University of Toronto | Postdoc | Full time

  supervisor:W. Richard Peltier

Research Interests:

1. Paleoclimate modeling: the past glacial cycle and the Neoproterozoic glaciations.

2. Physical oceanography: the influence of aerosols, mixing, freshwater forcing and Earth orbit on the global ocean circulation, especially the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC).

3. Glacier dynamics and sea level change: on both Earth and other planets.

Academic Service:

1. Committee member of the 28th Committee of Dynamic Meteorology in Chinese Meteorological Society

2. Reviewer for Climate Dynamics, Journal of Climate, Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Scientific Reports

3. Member of Chinese Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Polar Educators International

Selecte Publications:

[1] Liu, Y. (2019), Large true polar wander in a sea level model with application to the Neoproterozoic snowball Earth events, EPSL, 520, 40-49, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2019.05.032

[2] Zhang, J., Y. Liu, X. Fang, C. Wang, and Y. Yang (2019), Large dry-humid fluctuations in Asia during the Late Cretaceous due to T orbital forcing: A modeling study, Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol., 553, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.06.003

[3] Liu, P., Y. Liu, Y. Hu, J. Yang, and S. A. Pisarevsky (2019), Warm climate in the “Boring Billion” Era, Acta Geologica Sinica, 93 (sup. 1): 40-43

[4] Wu, Y., Y. Liu, C. Yi, P. Liu (2019), Impact of Tibetan Glacier Change on the Asian Climate during the Last Glacial Maximum, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis (in Chinese), 55, 1, 159-170, doi: 10.13209/j.0479-8023.2018.094

[5] Liu, Y., W. R. Peltier, J. Yang, and Y. Hu (2018), Influence of Surface Topography on the Critical Carbon Dioxide Level Required for the Formation of a Modern Snowball Earth, J. Clim., 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0821.1

[6] Lang, X., B. Shen, Y. Peng, S. Xiao, C. Zhou, H. Bao, A. J. Kaufman, K. Huang, P. W. Crockford, Y. Liu, W. Tang, and H. Ma. (in press), Transient marine euxinia at the end of the terminal Cryogenian glaciation, Nature Comms., doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05423-x

[7] Liu, Y., R. Hallberg, O. Sergienko, B. L. Samuels, M. Harrison, and M. Oppenheimer (2018), Climate response to the meltwater runoff from Greenland ice sheet: evolving sensitivity to discharging locations, Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3980-7.

[8] Liu, Y., M. Zhang, Z. Liu, Y. Xia, Y. Huang, Y. Peng, and J. Zhu (2018), A Possible Role of Dust in Resolving the Holocene Temperature Conundrum, Sci Rep., 8(4434), doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22841-5.

[9] Wei, Q., Y. Hu, Y. Liu#, D. N. C. Lin, J. Yang, and A. P. Showman (2018), Young Surface of Pluto’s Sputnik Planitia Caused by Viscous Relaxation, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 856(L14), doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/aab54f.

[10] Hu, Y. Y., Y. W. Wang, Y. Liu, and J. Yang (2017), Climate and Habitability of Kepler 452b Simulated with a Fully Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean General Circulation Model, Astrophys J Lett, 835(1), doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aa56c4.

[11] Liu, Y. G., W. R. Peltier, J. Yang, G. Vettoretti, and Y. W. Wang (2017), Strong effects of tropical ice-sheet coverage and thickness on the hard snowball Earth bifurcation point, Clim Dynam, 48(11), 3459-3474, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3278-1.

[12] Yang, J., F. Ding, R. M. Ramirez, W. R. Peltier, Y. Y. Hu, and Y. Liu (2017), Abrupt climate transition of icy worlds from snowball to moist or runaway greenhouse, Nat Geosci, 10(8), 556-560, doi:10.1038/NGEO2994.

[13] Zhang, Y. X., M. X. Wu, D. L. Li, Y. Liu, and S. C. Li (2017), Spatiotemporal Decompositions of Summer Drought in China and Its Teleconnection with Global Sea Surface Temperatures during 1901-2012, J Climate, 30(16), 6391-6412, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0405.1.

[14] Wang, Y. W., Y. Liu, F. Tian, J. Yang, F. Ding, L. J. Zhou, and Y. Y. Hu (2016), Effects of Obliquity on the Habitability of Exoplanets around M Dwarfs, Astrophys J Lett, 823(1), doi:10.3847/2041-8205/823/1/L20.

[15] Yang, J., Y. Liu, Y. Y. Hu, and D. S. Abbot (2014), Water Trapping on Tidally Locked Terrestrial Planets Requires Special Conditions, Astrophys J Lett, 796(2), doi:10.1088/2041-8205/796/1/L1.

[16] Liu, Y., and W. R. Peltier (2013a), Sea level variations during snowball Earth formation and evolution: 2. The influence of Earth’s rotation, J Geophys Res-Sol Ea, 118, 1-21, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50294.

[17] Liu, Y., and W. R. Peltier (2013b), Sea level variations during snowball Earth formation: 1. A preliminary analysis, J Geophys Res, 118, 1-15, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50293.

[18] Liu, Y., W. R. Peltier, J. Yang, and G. Vettoretti (2013), The initiation of Neoproterozoic “snowball” climates in CCSM3: the influence of paleocontinental configuration, Clim. Past, 9, 2555-2577, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2555-2013.

[19] Liu, Y., and W. R. Peltier (2011), A carbon cycle coupled climate model of Neoproterozoic glaciation: Explicit carbon cycle with stochastic perturbations, J Geophys Res-Atmos, 116, doi:10.1029/2010jd015128.

[20] Liu, Y., and W. R. Peltier (2010), A carbon cycle coupled climate model of Neoproterozoic glaciation: Influence of continental configuration on the formation of a “soft snowball”, J Geophys Res-Atmos, 115, doi:10.1029/2009jd013082.

[21] Peltier, W. R., and Y. Liu (2008), reply to Hoffman et al. and Godderis and Donnadieu, Nature, 456, E9-E10, doi:10.1038/nature07653(2008).

[22] Peltier, W. R., Y. Liu, and J. W. Crowley (2007), Snowball Earth prevention by dissolved organic carbon remineralization, Nature, 450(7171), 813-818, doi:10.1038/Nature06354.


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