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Mingxuan Wu

Aerosols and Aerosol-Cloud Int
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

Research Interests

  • Black carbon and dust

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Atmospheric Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 2009-2013
  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA, 2014-2018
  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA, 2014-2019

PNNL Publications


  • Ahsan H., H. Wang, J. Wu, M. Wu, S.J. Smith, S. Bauer, and H.T. Suchyta, et al. 2023. "The Emissions Model Intercomparison Project (Emissions-MIP): quantifying model sensitivity to emission characteristics." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 23, no. 23:14779-14799. PNNL-SA-182078. doi:10.5194/acp-23-14779-2023
  • Raman A., T.C. Hill, P.J. DeMott, B. Singh, K. Zhang, P. Ma, and M. Wu, et al. 2023. "Long-term Variability in immersion-mode Marine Ice Nucleating Particles from Climate Model Simulations and Observations." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 23, no. 10:5735-5762. PNNL-SA-171035. doi:10.5194/acp-23-5735-2023


  • Brown H.Y., H. Wang, M.G. Flanner, X. Liu, B. Singh, R. Zhang, and Y. Yang, et al. 2022. "Brown Carbon Fuel and Emission Source Attributions to Global Snow Darkening Effect." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 14, no. 4:Art. No. e2021MS002768. PNNL-SA-165723. doi:10.1029/2021MS002768
  • Ke Z., X. Liu, M. Wu, Y. Shan, and Y. Shi. 2022. "Improved Dust Representation and Impacts on Dust Transport and Radiative Effect in CAM5." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 14, no. 7:Art. No. e2021MS002845. PNNL-SA-175222. doi:10.1029/2021MS002845
  • Li L., N.M. Mahowald, J. Kok, X. Liu, M. Wu, D.M. Leung, and D.S. Hamilton, et al. 2022. "Importance of different parameterization changes for the updated dust cycle modeling in the Community Atmosphere Model (version 6.1)." Geoscientific Model Development 15, no. 22:8181-8219. PNNL-SA-170661. doi:10.5194/gmd-15-8181-2022
  • Shi Y., X. Liu, M. Wu, Z. Ke, and H.Y. Brown. 2022. "Relative Importance of High-Latitude Local and Long-Range Transported Dust for Arctic Ice-Nucleating Particles and Impacts on Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 22, no. 4:2909-2935. PNNL-SA-164519. doi:10.5194/acp-22-2909-2022
  • Wu M., H. Wang, R.C. Easter, Z. Lu, X. Liu, B. Singh, and P. Ma, et al. 2022. "Development and evaluation of E3SM-MOSAIC: Spatial distributions and radiative effects of nitrate aerosol." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 14, no. 11:e2022MS003157. PNNL-SA-172258. doi:10.1029/2022MS003157
  • Xia W., Y. Wang, S. Chen, J. Huang, B. Wang, G.J. Zhang, and Y. Zhang, et al. 2022. "Double Trouble of Air Pollution by Anthropogenic Dust." Environmental Science & Technology 56, no. 2:761-769. PNNL-SA-161520. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c04779
  • Yang K., Z. Wang, T. Luo, X. Liu, and M. Wu. 2022. "Upper troposphere dust belt formation processes vary seasonally and spatially in the Northern Hemisphere." Communications Earth & Environment 3, no. 1:Art. No. 24. PNNL-SA-158977. doi:10.1038/s43247-022-00353-5
  • Yang Y., L. Ren, M. Wu, H. Wang, F. Song, L. Leung, and X. Hao, et al. 2022. "Abrupt emissions reductions during COVID-19 contributed to record summer rainfall in China." Nature Communications 13, no. 1:Art. No. 959. PNNL-SA-162323. doi:10.1038/s41467-022-28537-9


  • Jones C.D., J. Hickman, S. Rumbold, J. Walton, R. Lamboll, R.B. Skeie, and S. Fiedler, et al. 2021. "The Climate Response to Emissions Reductions due to COVID-19: Initial Results from CovidMIP." Geophysical Research Letters 48, no. 8:e2020GL091883. PNNL-SA-158380. doi:10.1029/2020GL091883


  • Wu M., X. Liu, H. Yu, H. Wang, Y. Shi, K. Yang, and A.S. Darmenov, et al. 2020. "Understanding Processes that Control Dust Spatial Distributions with Global Climate Models and Satellite Observations." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 20, no. 22:13835-13855. PNNL-SA-151334. doi:10.5194/acp-20-13835-2020

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