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

Moore, G.W.K., A. Schweiger, J. Zhang, and M. Steele, Spatiotemporal Variability of Sea Ice in the Arctic's Last Ice Area, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 11,237-11,243, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083722, 2019.

Zhong, W., J. Zhang, M. Steele, J. Zhao, and T. Wang, Episodic extrema of surface stress energy input to the western Arctic Ocean contributed to step changes of freshwater content in the Beaufort Gyre, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL084652, 2019.

Watanabe, E., M. Jin, H. Hayashida, J. Zhang, and N. Steiner, Multi-model intercomparison of the pan-Arctic ice-algal productivity on seasonal, interannual, and decadal timescales, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC01, 2019.

Qu, M., X. Pang, X. Zhao, J. Zhang, Q. Ji, and P. Fan, Estimation of turbulent heat flux over leads using satellite thermal images, The Cryosphere, 13, 1565-1582, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1565-2019, 2019.

Schweiger, A., K.R. Wood, and J. Zhang, Arctic sea ice volume variability over 1901-2010: A model-based reconstruction, J. Climate, 32, 4731-4752, doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0008.1, 2019.

Yang, Q., L. Mu, X. Wu, J. Liu, F. Zheng, J. Zhang, and C. Li, Improving Arctic sea ice seasonal outlook by ensemble prediction using an ice-ocean model, Atm. Res. 227, 14-23, 2019.

Zhong, W., M. Steele, J. Zhang, and S.T. Cole, Circulation of Pacific winter water in the western Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys Res., 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014604, 2019.

Moore, G.W.K., A. Schweiger, J. Zhang, and M. Steele, What caused the remarkable February 2018 North Greenland Polynya? Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL080902, 2018.

Kvile, K., C. Ashjian, Z. Feng, J. Zhang, and R. Ji, Pushing the limit: Resilience of an Arctic copepod to environmental fluctuations. Glob Change Biol. 2018; 24:5426-5439. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14419.

Zhang, J., A. Schweiger, M. Webster, B. Light, M. Steele, C. Ashjian, R. Campbell, and Y. Spitz, Melt pond conditions on declining Arctic sea ice over 1979-2016: Model development, validation, and results, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014298, 2018.

Bi, H., J. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhang, M. Fu, H. Huang, and X. Xu, Arctic Sea Ice Volume Changes in Terms of Age as Revealed From Satellite Observations, IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society, DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2018.2823735, 2018.

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, 2018.

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.