Jinlun Zhang's Research Page

Polar Science Center, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington
1013 NE 40th St., Seattle, WA 98105, 206-543-5569,  zhang@apl.washington.edu

Welcome to my research page! My current research interests can be found here. The following web sites and refereed publications might interest you. Check them out!

PIOMAS Data Sets

PIOMAS Sea Ice Volume

Global Sea Ice (GIOMAS) Data Sets

Seasonal Ensemble Forecasts of Arctic Sea Ice
Retrospective Investigation and Future Projection of Arctic Ice-Ocean Climate Change (with Data Sets)

Bering Sea Climate and Ecosystem Study

Arctic Physical and Biological Synthesis and Modeling

Variability and Trends in Antarctic Sea Ice

Ecosystem Response to Changing Sea Ice and Upper Ocean Physics in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas

Refereed Publications (reverse chronological order)

On reconciling disparate studies of the sea-ice floe size distribution Stern, H., A. Schweiger, M. Stark, J. Zhang, M. Steele, and B. Hwang, Seasonal evolution of the sea-ice floe size distribution in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, Elementa, 6: 48. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.305, 2018.

On reconciling disparate studies of the sea-ice floe size distribution

On reconciling disparate studies of the sea-ice floe size distribution Stern, H., A. Schweiger, J. Zhang, and M. Steele, On reconciling disparate studies of the sea-ice floe size distribution, Elementa, 6: 49. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.304, 2018.

Moore, G.W.K., A. Schweiger, J. Zhang, and M. Steele, Collapse of the 2017 winter Beaufort High: A response to thinning sea ice? Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076446, 2018.

Eicken, H., A. Mahoney, J. Jones, T. Heinrichs, D. Broderson, H. Statscewich, T. Weingartner, M. Stuefer, T. Ravens, M. Ivey, A. Merten, and J. Zhang, Sustained observations of changing Arctic coastal and marine environments and their potential contribution to Arctic maritime domain awareness: A case study in northern Alaska, Arctic, 71, 1-15., http://dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic4622, 2018.

Zhong, W., M. Steele, J. Zhang, and J. Zhao, Greater role of geostrophic currents on Ekman dynamics in the western Arctic Ocean as a mechanism for Beaufort Gyre stabilization, J. Geophys Res., 123, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC013282, 2017.

Gascard, J.-C., K. Riemann-Campe, R. Gerdes, H. Schyberg, R.Randriamampianina, M. Karcher, J. Zhang, and M. Rafizadeh, Future sea ice conditions and weather forecasts in the Arctic: Implications for Arctic shipping, Ambio, 1-13, doi: 10.1007/s13280-017-0951-5, 2017.

Feng Z., R. Ji, C. Ashjian, R. Campbell, and J. Zhang, Biogeographic responses of the copepod Calanus glacialis to a changing Arctic marine environment. Glob Change Biol. 2017; 00:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13890.

Alkire, M.B., J. Morison, A. Schweiger, J. Zhang, M. Steele, C. Peralta-Ferriz, and S. Dickinson, A meteoric water budget of the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys Res., 122, 10,020-10,041. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC012807, 2017.

Francis, O., M. Yaremchuk, G. Panteleev, J. Zhang, and M. Kulakov, Anomalous circulation in the Pacific sector of the Arctic Ocean in July-December 2008, Ocean Modeling, 117, 12-27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.06.006,  2017.

Bhatt, U.S., D. A. Walker, M. K. Raynolds, P.A. Bieniek, H. E. Epstein, J. C. Comiso, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, M. Steele, W. Ermold, and J. Zhang, Changing seasonality of panarctic tundra vegetation in relationship to climatic variables, Environ. Res. Lett. 12, 055003, doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6b0b, 2017.

Dewey, S. R., J. H. Morison, and J. Zhang, An edge-referenced surface fresh layer in the Beaufort Sea seasonal ice zone, J. Physical Ocean., 47, 1125-1144, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0158, 2017.

Panteleev, G., M. Yaremchuk, O. Francis, P.J. Stabeno, T. Weingartner, and J. Zhang, An inverse modeling study of circulation in the Eastern Bering Sea during 2007-2010, J. Geophys Res., 121, 3970-3989, doi:10.1002/2015JC011287, 2016.

Durski, S., A. Kurapov, J. Zhang, and G.G. Panteleev, Circulation in the Eastern Bering Sea: Inferences from a 2-kilometer-resolution model, Deep Sea Research II, 134, 48-64, doi:10.1002/j.dsr2.2015.02.002, 2016.

Lee, Y. J., P. A. Matrai, M. A. M. Friedrichs, V. S. Saba, O. Aumont, M. Babin, E. T. Buitenhuis, M. Chevallier, L. de Mora, M. Dessert, J. P. Dunne, I. H. Ellingsen, D. Feldman, R. Frouin, M. Gehlen, T. Gorgues, T. Ilyina, M. Jin, J. G. John, J. Lawrence, M. Manizza, C. E. Menkes, C. Perruche, V. L. Fouest, E. E. Popova, A. Romanou, A. Samuelsen, J. Schwinger, R. Seferian, C. A. Stock, J. Tjiputra, L. B. Tremblay, K. Ueyoshi, M. Vichi, A. Yool, and J. Zhang, Net primary productivity estimates and environmental variables in the Arctic Ocean: An assessment of coupled physical-biogeochemical models, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC011993, 2016.

Zhang, J., M. Steele, K. Runciman, S. Dewey, J. Morison, C. Lee, L. Rainville, S. Cole, R. Krishfield, M.-L. Timmermans, and J. Toole, The Beaufort Gyre intensification and stabilization: A model-observation synthesis, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC01219, 2016.

Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., A. Barthelemy, M. Chevallier, R. Cullather4, N. Fuckar, F. Massonnet, P. Posey, W. Wang, J. Zhang, C. Ardilouze, C. M. Bitz, G. Vernieres, A. Wallcraft, and M. Wang, Multi-model seasonal forecast of Arctic sea-ice: forecast uncertainty at pan-Arctic and regional scales, Clim Dyn. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3388-9, 2016.

Collow, T.W., W. Wang, A. Kumar, and J. Zhang, How well can the observed Arctic sea ice summer retreat and winter advance be represented in the NCEP Climate Forecast System version 2? Clim Dyn. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3417-8, 2016.

Wang, X.; J. Key, R. Kwok, and J. Zhang, Comparison of Arctic sea ice thickness from satellites, aircraft, and PIOMAS data. Remote Sens. 2016, 8(9), 713; doi:10.3390/rs8090713, 2016.

Zhang, J., H. Stern, B. Hwang, A. Schweiger, M. Steele, M. Stark, and H.C. Graber, Modeling the seasonal evolution of the Arctic sea ice floe size distribution, Elementa, 4:000126, doi:10.12952/journal.elementa.000126, 2016.

Feng, Z., R. Ji, R. G. Campbell, C. J. Ashjian, and J. Zhang, Early ice retreat and ocean warming may induce copepod biogeographic boundary shifts in the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC011784, 2016.

Banas, N. S., J. Zhang, R. G. Campbell, R. N. Sambrotto, M. W. Lomas, E. Sherr, B. Sherr, C. Ashjian, D. Stoecker, and E. J. Lessard, Spring plankton dynamics in the Eastern Bering Sea, 1971-2050: Mechanisms of interannual variability diagnosed with a numerical model, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011449, 2016.

Jin, M., E. E. Popova, J. Zhang,, R. Ji, D. Pendleton,, O. Varpe, A. Yool, and Y.J. Lee, Ecosystem model intercomparison of under-ice and total primary production in the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, 934-948, doi:10.1002/2015JC010770, 2016.

Bieniek, P. A., U. S. Bhatt, D. A. Walker, M. K. Raynolds, J. C. Comiso, H. E. Epstein, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, R. L. Thoman, H. Tran, N. Molders, M. Steele, J. Zhang, and W. Ermold, Climate drivers linked to changing seasonality of Alaska coastal tundra vegetation productivity. Earth Interactions, 19, No. 19, 2015.

Schweiger, A., and J. Zhang, Accuracy of short-term sea ice drift forecasts using a coupled ice-ocean model, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, doi:10.1002/2015JC011237, 2015.