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Zhe

Zhe Feng

Atmospheric Rsch & Measurments
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

My research interest focuses on using multi-platform remote sensing (e.g. radar and satellite), ground-based observations and high-resolution model simulations to understand the structure, evolution, physical processes and impact of convective clouds. I am also interested in understanding the impact of climate change to organized convection and extreme precipitation, using innovative methods and advanced observations to evaluate and improve the representations of convective clouds, mesoscale convective systems and precipitation in high-resolution regional and global models.

Research Interests

  • Developing innovative techniques to construct long-term high-resolution global mesoscale convective system database for climate research
  • Simulation and evaluation of mesoscale convective systems and their large-scale environments in a variety of high-resolution regional and global climate models
  • Process understanding of convective initiation and upscale growth through integrated analysis of remote sensing observations and convection-permitting simulations
  • Impact of climate change to mesoscale convective systems and extreme precipitation
  • Interactions between convection and planetary boundary layer
  • Remote sensing of clouds and cloud property retrievals

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Dakota
  • M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Dakota
  • B.S., Atmospheric Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • American Meteorological Society
  • American Geophysical Union

Awards and Recognitions

  • American Geophysical Union Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Refereeing Award for Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 2016.
  • American Geophysical Union Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Refereeing Award for Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 2013.
  • Best Graduate Dissertations Award, Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA), 2013.
  • Peter V. Hobbs Prize, American Meteorological Society 13th Conference on Cloud Physics, 2009.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Overall, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of North Dakota, 2009.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of North Dakota, 2007.
  • Sun Yet-Sen University Scholarship, 2000-2003.

PNNL Publications

2022

  • Barber K.A., C.D. Burleyson, Z. Feng, and S.M. Hagos. 2022. "The influence of shallow cloud populations on transitions to deep convection in the Amazon." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 79, no. 3:723–743. PNNL-SA-161289. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-21-0141.1
  • Chen X., L. Leung, Z. Feng, and Q. Yang. 2022. "Precipitation-Moisture Coupling Over Tropical Oceans: Sequential Roles of Shallow, Deep, and Mesoscale Convective Systems." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 7:Art. No. e2022GL097836. PNNL-SA-178872. doi:10.1029/2022GL097836
  • Fan J., Y. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Jeong, X. Chen, S. Zhang, and Y. Lin, et al. 2022. "Contrasting Responses of Hailstorms to Anthropogenic Climate Change in Different Synoptic Weather Systems." Earth's Future 10, no. 8:Art. No. e2022EF002768. PNNL-SA-159712. doi:10.1029/2022EF002768
  • Fan J., Y. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Jeong, X. Chen, S. Zhang, and Y. Lin, et al. 2022. "Contrasting Responses of Hailstorms to Anthropogenic Climate Change in Different Synoptic Weather Systems." Earth's Future 10, no. 8:Art. No. e2022EF002768. PNNL-SA-170992. doi:10.1029/2022EF002768
  • Feng Z., A.C. Varble, J.C. Hardin, J.N. Marquis, A.E. Hunzinger, Z. Zhang, and T.M. Mandana. 2022. "Deep Convection Initiation, Growth and Environments in the Complex Terrain of Central Argentina during CACTI." Monthly Weather Review 150, no. 5:1135-1155. PNNL-SA-166620. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-21-0237.1
  • Hagos S.M., J. Chen, K.A. Barber, K. Sakaguchi, R.S. Plant, Z. Feng, and H. Xiao. 2022. "A Machine-Learning-Assisted Stochastic Cloud Population Model as a Parameterization of Cumulus Convection." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 14, no. 7:e2021MS002808. PNNL-SA-162336. doi:10.1029/2021MS002808
  • Leung L., W. Boos, J. Catto, C. Demott, G. Martin, D. Neelin, and T.A. O'Brien, et al. 2022. "Exploratory precipitation metrics: spatiotemporal characteristics, process-oriented, and phenomena-based." Journal of Climate 35, no. 12:3659–3686. PNNL-SA-170299. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0590.1
  • Li J., Y. Qian, L. Leung, Z. Feng, C. Sarangi, Y. Liu, and Z. Yang. 2022. "Impacts of large-scale urbanization and irrigation on summer precipitation in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 8:Art. No. e2022GL097845. PNNL-SA-169659. doi:10.1029/2022GL097845
  • Lin G., C.R. Jones, L. Leung, Z. Feng, and M. Ovchinnikov. 2022. "Mesoscale Convective Systems in a Superparameterized E3SM Simulation at High Resolution." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 14, no. 1:Art. No. e2021MS002660. PNNL-SA-164386. doi:10.1029/2021MS002660
  • Song F., L. Leung, Z. Feng, X. Chen, and Q. Yang. 2022. "Observed and Projected Changes of Large-Scale Environments Conducive to Spring MCS Initiation Over the US Great Plains." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 15:Art. No. e2022GL098799. PNNL-SA-177007. doi:10.1029/2022GL098799

2021

  • Chen X., L. Leung, Z. Feng, F. Song, and Q. Yang. 2021. "Mesoscale Convective Systems Dominate the Energetics of the South Asian Summer Monsoon Onset." Geophysical Research Letters 48, no. 17:e2021GL094873. PNNL-SA-161336. doi:10.1029/2021GL094873
  • Cui W., X. Dong, B. Xi, and Z. Feng. 2021. "Climatology of Linear Mesoscale Convective System Morphology in the United States based on Random Forests Method." Journal of Climate 34, no. 17:7257–7276. PNNL-SA-163528. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0862.1
  • Feng Z., F. Song, K. Sakaguchi, and L. Leung. 2021. "Evaluation of Mesoscale Convective Systems in Climate Simulations: Methodological Development and Results from MPAS-CAM over the United States." Journal of Climate 34, no. 7:2611–2633. PNNL-SA-151716. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0136.1
  • Feng Z., L. Leung, N. Liu, J. Wang, R.A. Houze, J. Li, and J.C. Hardin, et al. 2021. "A Global High-resolution Mesoscale Convective System Database using Satellite-derived Cloud Tops, Surface Precipitation, and Tracking." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 126, no. 8:e2020JD034202. PNNL-SA-157800. doi:10.1029/2020JD034202
  • Hu H., L. Leung, and Z. Feng. 2021. "Early Warm-Season Mesoscale Convective Systems Dominate Soil Moisture-Precipitation Feedback for Summer Rainfall in Central US." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 118, no. 43:e2105260118. PNNL-SA-157170. doi:10.1073/pnas.2105260118
  • Hu H., Z. Feng, and L. Leung. 2021. "Linking flood frequency with mesoscale convective systems in the central US." Geophysical Research Letters 48, no. 9:e2021GL092546. PNNL-SA-159138. doi:10.1029/2021GL092546
  • Latos B., T. Lefort, M.K. Flatau, P.J. Flatau, D.S. Permana, D.B. Baranowski, and J.A. Paski, et al. 2021. "Equatorial waves triggering extreme rainfall and floods in southwest Sulawesi, Indonesia." Monthly Weather Review 149, no. 5:1381–1401. PNNL-SA-160030. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-20-0262.1
  • Li J., Y. Qian, L. Leung, and Z. Feng. 2021. "Summer mean and extreme precipitation over the Mid-Atlantic region: climatological characteristics and contributions from different precipitation types." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 126, no. 15:e2021JD035045. PNNL-SA-161356. doi:10.1029/2021JD035045
  • Li J., Z. Feng, Y. Qian, and L. Leung. 2021. "A high-resolution unified observational data product of mesoscale convective systems and isolated deep convection in the United States for 2004 - 2017." Earth System Science Data 13, no. 2:827-856. PNNL-SA-153640. doi:10.5194/essd-13-827-2021
  • Song F., Z. Feng, L. Leung, B. Pokharel, S. Wang, X. Chen, and K. Sakaguchi, et al. 2021. "Crucial roles of eastward propagating environments in the summer MCS initiation over the US Great Plains." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 126, no. 16:e2021JD034991. PNNL-SA-157771. doi:10.1029/2021JD034991
  • Tai S., Z. Feng, P. Ma, C. Schumacher, and J.D. Fast. 2021. "Representations of Precipitation Diurnal Cycle in the Amazon as Simulated by Observationally Constrained Cloud-System Resolving and Global Climate Models." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 13, no. 11:Art. No. e2021MS002586. PNNL-SA-160953. doi:10.1029/2021MS002586
  • Varble A.C., S.W. Nesbitt, P. Salio, J.C. Hardin, N. Bharadwaj, P.C. Borque, and P.J. DeMott, et al. 2021. "Utilizing a Storm-Generating Hotspot to Study Convective Cloud Transitions: The CACTI Experiment." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 102, no. 8:E1597–E1620. PNNL-SA-157358. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0030.1
  • Wang C., Y. Qian, Q. Duan, M. Huang, Z. Yang, L.K. Berg, and W.I. Gustafson, et al. 2021. "Quantifying physical parameterization uncertainties associated with land-atmosphere interactions in the WRF model over Amazon." Atmospheric Research 262. PNNL-SA-161024. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2021.105761
  • Wang J., J. Fan, Z. Feng, K. Zhang, E.L. Roesler, B.R. Hillman, and J. Shpund, et al. 2021. "Impact of a New Cloud Microphysics Parameterization on the Simulations of Mesoscale Convective Systems in E3SM." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 13, no. 11:e2021MS002628. PNNL-SA-167585. doi:10.1029/2021MS002628
  • Yang Q., L. Leung, Z. Feng, F. Song, and X. Chen. 2021. "A Simple Lagrangian Parcel Model for the Initiation of Summertime Mesoscale Convective Systems over the Central United States." Journal of Atmospheric Sciences 78, no. 11:3537-3558. PNNL-SA-162977. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-21-0136.1
  • Zhang Z., A.C. Varble, Z. Feng, J.C. Hardin, and E.J. Zipser. 2021. "Growth of Mesoscale Convective Systems in Observations and a Seasonal Convection-Permitting Simulation over Argentina." Monthly Weather Review 149, no. 10:3469-3490. PNNL-SA-157324. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-20-0411.1

2020

  • Cui W., X. Dong, B. Xi, Z. Feng, and J. Fan. 2020. "Can the GPM IMERG Final product accurately represent MCSs’ precipitation characteristics over the Central and Eastern United States?." Journal of Hydrometeorology 21, no. 1:39–57. PNNL-SA-149317. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-19-0123.1
  • Devanand A., M. Huang, D.M. Lawrence, C. Zarzucki, Z. Feng, P. Lawrence, and Y. Qian, et al. 2020. "Land use and land cover change strongly modulates land-atmosphere coupling and warm-season precipitation over the Central United States in CESM2-VR." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 12, no. 9:e2019MS001925. PNNL-SA-148842. doi:10.1029/2019MS001925
  • Gutowski W., P. Ullrich, A. Hall, L. Leung, T.A. O'Brien, C. Patricola, and R. Arritt, et al. 2020. "The ongoing need for high-resolution regional climate models: Process understanding and stakeholder information." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 101, no. 5:E664–E683. PNNL-SA-147322. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0113.1
  • Hagos S.M., Z. Feng, B. Plant, and A. Protat. 2020. "A Machine Learning Assisted Development of a Model for the Populations of Convective and Stratiform Clouds." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 12, no. 3:Article No. e2019MS001798. PNNL-SA-144294. doi:10.1029/2019MS001798
  • Hu H., L. Leung, and Z. Feng. 2020. "Observed Warm-Season Characteristics of MCS and Non-MCS Rainfall and Their Recent Changes in the Central United States." Geophysical Research Letters 47, no. 6:Article Number e2019GL086783. PNNL-SA-150193. doi:10.1029/2019GL086783
  • Hu H., L. Leung, and Z. Feng. 2020. "Understanding the distinct impacts of MCS and non-MCS rainfall on the surface water balance in the central US using a numerical water-tagging technique." Journal of Hydrometeorology 21, no. 10:2343–2357. PNNL-SA-152366. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-20-0081.1
  • Qian Y., Z. Yang, Z. Feng, Y. Liu, W.I. Gustafson, L.K. Berg, and M. Huang, et al. 2020. "Neglecting Irrigation Contributes to the Simulated Summertime Warm–and-Dry Bias in the Central United States." npj Climate and Atmospheric Science 3. PNNL-SA-154322. doi:10.1038/s41612-020-00135-w
  • Shell K.M., S. de Szoeke, M. Makiyama, and Z. Feng. 2020. "Vertical Structure of Radiative Heating Rates of the MJO during DYNAMO." Journal of Climate 33, no. 12:5317-5335. PNNL-SA-148075. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0519.1
  • Tai S., J.D. Fast, W.I. Gustafson, D. Chand, B.J. Gaudet, Z. Feng, and R.K. Newsom. 2020. "Simulation of Continental Shallow Cumulus Populations using an Observation-Constrained Cloud-System Resolving Model." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 12, no. 9:e2020MS002091. PNNL-SA-151559. doi:10.1029/2020MS002091
  • Tian J., X. Dong, B. Xi, and Z. Feng. 2020. "Characteristics of Ice Cloud-Precipitation of Warm Season Mesoscale Convective Systems over the Great Plains." Journal of Hydrometeorology 21, no. 2:317-334. PNNL-SA-150326. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-19-0176.1
  • Wang C., Y. Qian, Q. Duan, M. Huang, L.K. Berg, H. Shin, and Z. Feng, et al. 2020. "Assessing the sensitivity of land-atmosphere coupling strength to boundary and surface layer parameters in the WRF model over Amazon." Atmospheric Research 234. PNNL-SA-149230. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.104738
  • Wang D., S. Giangrande, Z. Feng, J.C. Hardin, and A. Prein. 2020. "Updraft and Downdraft Core Size and Intensity as Revealed by Radar Wind Profilers: MCS Observations and Idealized Model Comparisons." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 125, no. 11:e2019JD031774. PNNL-SA-153267. doi:10.1029/2019JD031774
  • Yang Z., Y. Qian, Y. Liu, L.K. Berg, W.I. Gustafson, Z. Feng, and K. Sakaguchi, et al. 2020. "Understanding Irrigation Impacts on Low-Level Jets over the Great Plains." Climate Dynamics 55, no. 3-4:925–943. PNNL-SA-146743. doi:10.1007/s00382-020-05301-7

2019

  • Fast J.D., L.K. Berg, Z. Feng, F. Mei, R.K. Newsom, K. Sakaguchi, and H. Xiao. 2019. "The Impact of Variable Land-Atmosphere Coupling on Convective Cloud Populations Observed During the 2016 HI-SCALE Field Campaign." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 11, no. 8:2629-2654. PNNL-SA-143151. doi:10.1029/2019MS001727
  • Feng Z., R.A. Houze, L. Leung, F. Song, J.C. Hardin, J. Wang, and W.I. Gustafson, et al. 2019. "Spatiotemporal Characteristics and Large-scale Environments of Mesoscale Convective Systems East of the Rocky Mountains." Journal of Climate 32, no. 21:7303-7328. PNNL-SA-141508. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0137.1
  • Hagos S.M., Z. Feng, J.A. Ijampy, F. Sima, and S. Francis. 2019. "West Africa [in "State of the Climate in 2018"]." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 100, no. 9:S210-S211. PNNL-SA-146866. doi:10.1175/2019BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  • Houze R.A., J. Wang, J. Fan, S. Brodzik, and Z. Feng. 2019. "Extreme convective storms over high latitude continental areas where maximum warming is occurring." Geophysical Research Letters 46, no. 7:4059-4065. PNNL-SA-142559. doi:10.1029/2019GL082414
  • Houze R.A., J. Wang, J. Fan, S. Brodzik, and Z. Feng. 2019. "Extreme Convective Storms Over High-Latitude Continental Areas Where Maximum Warming Is Occurring." Geophysical Research Letters 46, no. 7:4059-4065. PNNL-SA-140934. doi:10.1029/2019GL082414
  • Lin G., J. Fan, Z. Feng, W.I. Gustafson, P. Ma, and K. Zhang. 2019. "Can the Multiscale Modeling Framework (MMF) simulate the MCS-associated precipitation over the Central United States?." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 11, no. 12:4669-4686. PNNL-SA-150185. doi:10.1029/2019MS001849
  • Shrivastava M.B., M.O. Andreae, P. Artaxo, H. Barbosa, L.K. Berg, J. Brito, and J. Ching, et al. 2019. "Urban pollution greatly enhances formation of natural aerosols over the Amazon rainforest." Nature Communications 10, no. 1:Article No. 1046. PNNL-SA-133689. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-08909-4
  • Song F., Z. Feng, L. Leung, R.A. Houze, J. Wang, J.C. Hardin, and C.R. Homeyer. 2019. "Contrasting spring and summer large-scale environments associated with mesoscale convective systems over the U.S. Great Plains." Journal of Climate 32, no. 20:6749-6767. PNNL-SA-140340. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0839.1
  • Wang J., R.A. Houze, J. Fan, S. Brodzik, Z. Feng, and J.C. Hardin. 2019. "The Detection of Mesoscale Convective Systems by the GPM Ku-band Spaceborne Radar." Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan 97, no. 6:1059-1073. PNNL-SA-142728. doi:10.2151/jmsj.2019-058
  • Yang Z., Y. Qian, Y. Liu, L.K. Berg, H. Hu, F. Dominguez, and B. Yang, et al. 2019. "Irrigation Impact on Water and Energy Cycle During Dry Years over the United States using Convection-permitting WRF and Dynamical Recycling Model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124, no. 21:11220-11241. PNNL-SA-141462. doi:10.1029/2019JD030524

2018

  • Burleyson C.D., S.M. Hagos, Z. Feng, B. Kerns, and D. Kim. 2018. "Large-scale Environmental Characteristics of MJOs that Strengthen and Weaken Over the Maritime Continent." Journal of Climate 31, no. 14:5731-5748. PNNL-SA-128529. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0576.1
  • Fan J., D. Rosenfeld, Y. Zhang, S. Giangrande, Z. Li, L. Machado, and S.T. Martin, et al. 2018. "Substantial Convection and Precipitation Enhancements by Ultrafine Aerosol Particles." Science 359, no. 6374:411-418. PNNL-SA-126490. doi:10.1126/science.aan8461
  • Feng Z., L. Leung, R.A. Houze, S.M. Hagos, J.C. Hardin, Q. Yang, and B. Han, et al. 2018. "Structure and Evolution of Mesoscale Convective Systems: Sensitivity to Cloud Microphysics in Convection-Permitting Simulations over the United States." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 10, no. 7:1470-1494. PNNL-SA-133754. doi:10.1029/2018MS001305
  • Hagos S.M., J.A. Ijampy, F. Sima, S. Francis, and Z. Feng. 2018. "West Africa [in "State of the Climate in 2017"]." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99, no. 8:S214 - S216. PNNL-SA-138430. doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  • Hagos S.M., L. Leung, C. Zhao, Z. Feng, and K. Sakaguchi. 2018. "How do microphysical processes influence large-scale precipitation variability and extremes?." Geophysical Research Letters 45, no. 3:1661-1667. PNNL-SA-130576. doi:10.1002/2017GL076375
  • Hagos S.M., Z. Feng, R.S. Plant, R.A. Houze, and H. Xiao. 2018. "A stochastic framework for modeling the population dynamics of convective clouds." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 10, no. 2:448-465. PNNL-SA-130047. doi:10.1002/2017MS001214
  • Machado L., A. Calheiros, T. Biscaro, S. Giangrande, M.F. Silva Dias, M.A. Cecchini, and R. Albrecht, et al. 2018. "Overview: Precipitation Characteristics and Sensitivities to Environmental Conditions during GoAmazon2014/5 and ACRIDICON-CHUVA." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 9:6461-6482. PNNL-SA-134180. doi:10.5194/acp-18-6461-2018
  • Wang D., S. Giangrande, M. Bartholomew, J.C. Hardin, Z. Feng, R. Thalman, and L. Machado. 2018. "The Green Ocean: Precipitation Insights from the GoAmazon2014/5 experiment." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 12:9121-9145. PNNL-SA-132060. doi:10.5194/acp-18-9121-2018

2017

  • Giangrande S., Z. Feng, M. Jensen, J.M. Comstock, K. Johnson, T. Toto, and M. Wang, et al. 2017. "Cloud Characteristics, Thermodynamic Controls and Radiative Impacts During the Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5) Experiment." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, no. 23:14519-14541. PNNL-SA-129543. doi:10.5194/acp-17-14519-2017
  • Hagos S.M., J.A. Ijampy, F. Sima, S. Francis, and Z. Feng. 2017. "West Africa [in State of the Climate in 2016]." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98, no. 8:S193-S195. PNNL-SA-128495. doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  • Yang Q., R.A. Houze, L. Leung, and Z. Feng. 2017. "Environments of Long-lived Mesoscale Convective Systems over the Central United States in Convection Permitting Climate Simulations." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, no. 24:13,288-13,307. PNNL-SA-125741. doi:10.1002/2017JD027033

2016

  • Ahmed F., C. Schumacher, Z. Feng, and S.M. Hagos. 2016. "A retrieval of tropical latent heating using the 3D structure of precipitation features." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 55, no. 9:1965-1982. PNNL-SA-107838. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0038.1
  • Burleyson C.D., Z. Feng, S.M. Hagos, J.D. Fast, L. Machado, S.T. Martin, and S.T. Martin. 2016. "Spatial Variability of the Background Diurnal Cycle of Deep Convection around the GoAmazon2014/15 Field Campaign Sites." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 55, no. 7:1579-1598. PNNL-SA-111694. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0229.1
  • Carletta N., G. Mullendore, M. Starzec, B. Xi, Z. Feng, and X. Dong. 2016. "Determining Best Method for Estimating Observed Level of Maximum Detrainment based on Radar Reflectivity." Monthly Weather Review 144, no. 8:2915-2926. PNNL-SA-118425. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0427.1
  • Feng Z., L. Leung, S.M. Hagos, R.A. Houze, C.D. Burleyson, and K. Balaguru. 2016. "More frequent intense and long-lived storms dominate the springtime trend in central U.S. rainfall." Nature Communications 7. PNNL-SA-122022. doi:10.1038/ncomms13429
  • Giangrande S., T. Toto, M. Jensen, M. Bartholomew, Z. Feng, A. Protat, and C.R. Williams, et al. 2016. "Convective cloud vertical velocity and mass-?ux characteristics from radar wind pro?ler observations during GoAmazon2014/5." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121, no. 21:12,891-12,913. PNNL-SA-122876. doi:10.1002/2016JD025303
  • Hagos S.M., C. Zhang, Z. Feng, C.D. Burleyson, C. DeMott, B. Kerns, and J. Benedict, et al. 2016. "The impact of the diurnal cycle on the propagation of Madden-Julian Oscillation convection across the Maritime Continent." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 8, no. 4:1552–1564. PNNL-SA-118613. doi:10.1002/2016MS000725
  • Hagos S.M., J.A. Ijampy, F. Sima, S. Francis, and Z. Feng. 2016. "West Africa [in ”State of the Climate in 2015”]." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 97, no. 8 Special Supplement:188-189. PNNL-SA-119982. doi:10.1175/2016BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  • Hagos S.M., Z. Feng, C.D. Burleyson, C. Zhao, M. Martini, and L.K. Berg. 2016. "Moist process biases in simulations of the Madden-Julian Oscillation episodes observed during the AMIE/DYNAMO field campaign." Journal of Climate 29, no. 3:1091-1107. PNNL-SA-110414. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0349.1
  • Qian Y., H. Yan, L.K. Berg, S.M. Hagos, Z. Feng, B. Yang, and M. Huang. 2016. "Assessing impacts of PBL and surface layer schemes in simulating the surface-atmosphere interactions and precipitation over the tropical ocean using observations from AMIE/DYNAMO." Journal of Climate 29, no. 22:8191-8210. PNNL-SA-114620. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0040.1
  • Stenz R., X. Dong, B. Xi, Z. Feng, and R.J. Kuligowski. 2016. "Improving Satellite Quantitative Precipitation Estimation Using GOES-Retrieved Cloud Optical Depth." Journal of Hydrometeorology 17, no. 2:557-570. PNNL-SA-109730. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0057.1
  • Tang S., S. Xie, Y. Zhang, M. Zhang, C. Schumacher, H.M. Upton, and M. Jensen, et al. 2016. "Large-scale vertical velocity, diabatic heating and drying profiles associated with seasonal and diurnal variations of convective systems observed in the GoAmazon2014/5 experiment." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, no. 22:14249-14264. PNNL-SA-122875. doi:10.5194/acp-16-14249-2016

2015

  • Feng Z., S.M. Hagos, A. Rowe, C.D. Burleyson, M. Martini, and S. de Szoeke. 2015. "Mechanisms of Convective Cloud Organization by Cold Pools over Tropical Warm Ocean during the AMIE/DYNAMO Field Campaign." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7, no. 2:357-381. PNNL-SA-105094. doi:10.1002/2014MS000384
  • Wang S., A.H. Sobel, A.M. Fridlind, Z. Feng, J.M. Comstock, P. Minnis, and M.L. Nordeen. 2015. "Simulations of cloud-radiation interaction using large-scale forcing derived from the CINDY/DYNAMO northern sounding array." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7, no. 3:1472-1498. PNNL-SA-109635. doi:10.1002/2015MS000461

2014

  • Deng M., P. Kollias, Z. Feng, C. Zhang, C.N. Long, H. Kalesse, and A. Chandra, et al. 2014. "Stratiform and Convective Precipitation Observed by Multiple Radars during the DYNAMO/AMIE Experiment." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 53, no. 11:2503-2523. PNNL-SA-100819. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0311.1
  • Feng Z., S.A. McFarlane, C. Schumacher, S. Ellis, J.M. Comstock, and N. Bharadwaj. 2014. "Constructing a Merged Cloud-Precipitation Radar Dataset for Tropical Convective Clouds during the DYNAMO/AMIE Experiment at Addu Atoll." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 31, no. 5:1021-1042. PNNL-SA-92803. doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00132.1
  • Hagos S.M., Z. Feng, C.D. Burleyson, K. Lim, C.N. Long, D. Wu, and G. Thompson. 2014. "Evaluation of convection-permitting model simulations of cloud populations associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation using data collected during the AMIE/DYNAMO field campaign." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 119, no. 21:12,052–12,068. PNNL-SA-100601. doi:10.1002/2014JD022143
  • Hagos S.M., Z. Feng, K. Landu, and C.N. Long. 2014. "Advection, Moistening, and Shallow-to-deep Convection Transitions During the Initiation and Propagation of Madden-Julian Oscillation." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 6, no. 3:938-949. PNNL-SA-97931. doi:10.1002/2014MS000335

2013

  • Wu D., X. Dong, B. Xi, B. Xi, Z. Feng, A. Kennedy, and G. Mullendore, et al. 2013. "Impacts of Microphysical Scheme on Convective and Stratiform Characteristics in Two High Precipitation Squall Line Events." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 118, no. 19:11,119–11,135. PNNL-SA-90815. doi:10.1002/jgrd.50798

2012

  • Feng Z., X. Dong, B. Xi, B. Xi, S.A. McFarlane, A. Kennedy, and B. Lin, et al. 2012. "Life Cycle of Midlatitude Deep Convective Systems in a Lagrangian Framework." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 117. PNNL-SA-88527. doi:10.1029/2012JD018362

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