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University of Houston
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

  • EPA
  • HARC
  • NASA
  • NSF
  • TCEQ
  • EDF
 
 
Xun Jiang   Curriculum Vitae pdf
Xun Jiang
 

Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science
Personal Faculty Website

Ph. D., Environmental Science & Engineering, 2006, California Institute of Technology
M.S., Meteorology, 2001, Peking University
B.S., Atmospheric Science, 1998, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology

Office: SR1 432-D
Phone: (713) 893-1697
xjiang7@uh.edu

  • Research Interest
  • Projects
  • Publications
  • Students
  • Courses
 
  • CO2 Similation and Inversion
  • Stratospheric Dynamics
  • Interannual Variability of Ozone and Temperature
  • Solar Influence on Climate
  • Chemistry and Transport Model

Enhancing the Speed and Quality of CO2 Retrievals From the OCO-2 Mission.
 
PI: Yuk Yung, Co-I: Xun Jiang
 
Program contact: Kenneth Jucks
 
Period: 11/2011-10/2014
NASA ROSES 2011
NASA

Investigate Physical Processes in Global Climate Models Using Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
 
PI: Xun Jiang
 
Program contact: Marvin Cruz
 
Period: 10/2008-09/2012
NASA JPL
NASA

Comparison Between Atmospheric Chemistry Model and Observations for the Second Texas Air Quality Study Period.
 
PI: Xun Jiang, Co-I:Barry Lefer
 
Program contact: Doreen Neil
 
Period: 05/2009-12/2011
NASA Stennis Space Center
NASA

Global Change and Air Pollution: Phase 2 Implications.
 
PI: Xun Jiang
 
Program contact: Daniel Jacob Phone: 617-495-1794
 
Period: 04/2009-04/2011.
Harvard University, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) STAR Program
EPA-Harvard

Improving the characterization of pollution transported into Texas.
 
PI: Xun Jiang, Co-I: Daniel Jacob, Gregory Osterman,Barry Lefer
 
Program contact: Jim Smith
 
Period: 05/2010-02/2011
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
TCEQ

 
 
 
 
  • Quasi-biennial oscillation and quasi-biennial oscillation-annual beat in the tropical total column ozone: A two-dimensional model simulation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Jiang, X., C.D. Camp, R. Shia, D. Noone, C. Walker, and Y.L. Yung, 109 (D16), art. no. D16305, 2004.
  • The pattern of northern hemisphere surface air temperature during prolonged periods of low solar output, Ruzmaikin, A., J. Feynman, X. Jiang, D.C. Noone, A.M. Waple, and Y.L. Yung, Geophysical Research Letters, 31 (12), art. no. L12201, 2004.
  • Extratropical signature of the quasi-biennial oscillation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Ruzmaikin, A., J. Feynman, X. Jiang, and Y.L. Yung, 110 (D11), art. no. D11111, 2005.
  • Application of principal component analysis to high spectral resolution radiative transfer: A case study of the O-2 A band, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, Natraj, V., X. Jiang, R.L. Shia, X.L. Huang, J.S. Margolis, and Y.L. Yung, 95 (4), 539-556, 2005.
  • Spatial patterns and mechanisms of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation-Annual Beat of ozone, Journal of Geophysical Research, Jiang, X., D. B. A. Jones, R. Shia, D. E. Waliser, and Y. L. Yung, 110, D23308, 2005.
  • The Seasonal Cycle of N2O: Analysis of Data, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Jiang, X., W. Ku, R. Shia, Q. Li, J. W. Elkins, R. G. Prinn, and Y. L. Yung, 21, doi: 10.1029/2006GB002691, 2007.
  • Influence of doubled CO2 on ozone via changes in the Brewer-Dobson circulation, Jiang, X., S. J. Eichelberger, D. L. Hartmann, and Y. L. Yung, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 64, 2751-2755, 2007.
  • Variations in the mechanical energy cycle of the atmosphere, Li, L., A. P. Ingersoll, X. Jiang, and Y. L. Yung, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, doi:10.1029/2007GL029985, 2007.
  • Satellite remote sounding of mid-tropospheric CO2, Chahine, M. T., L. Chen, P. E. Dimotakis, X. Jiang, Q. Li, E. T. Olsen, Y. L. Yung, T. S. Pagano, and J. Randerson, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, doi:10.1029/2008GL035022, 2008.
  • Interannual variability and trends in extratropical ozone. Part I: Northern hemisphere, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Jiang, X., S. Pawson, C. D. Camp, E. Nielsen, R. Shia, T. Liao, K. Jeev, V. Limpasuvan, and Y. L. Yung, In Press, 2008.
  • Interannual variability and trends in extratropical ozone. Part II: Southern hemisphere, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Jiang, X., S. Pawson, C. D. Camp, E. Nielsen, R. Shia, T. Liao, K. Jeev, V. Limpasuvan, and Y. L. Yung, In Press, 2008.
  • Simulation of Upper Troposphere CO2 from two-dimensional and three-dimensional models, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Jiang, X., Q. Li, M. Liang, R. Shia, M. T. Chahine, E. T. Olsen, L. L. Chen, and Y. L. Yung, In Press, 2008.
  • Distinguishing long-term trends from high frequency natural variability in the stratosphere, Jiang, X., D. E. Waliser, R. Shia, and Y. L. Yung, Submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, 2008.
  • Model study of the influence of the solar cycle on the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation period, Kuai, L., R. Shia, X. Jiang, K. K. Tung, and Y. L. Yung, Submitted to JAS, 2008.
  • Modeling the distribution of OCS in the lower atmosphere of Venus, Yung, Y. L., M. C. Liang, X. Jiang, C. Lee, B. Bezard, and E. Marcq, Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research, 2008.
  • El Niño-Southern Oscillation in Tropical Stratospheric Ozone, Jiang, X., S. Pawson, B. J. Tian, and Y. L. Yung, To be submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, 2008.
  • Influence of stratospheric sudden warming on AIRS CO2 and O3, Jiang, X., M. T. Chahine, E. T. Olsen, Q. Li, L. L. Chen, and Y. L. Yung, To be submitted to JAS, 2008.
  • Semi-annual oscillation in the upper tropospheric CO2, in preparation, Jiang, X., Q. Li, M. T. Chahine, and Y. L. Yung, 2008.

Publications in Refereed Journals

  • Quasi-biennial oscillation and quasi-biennial oscillation-annual beat in the tropical total column ozone: A two-dimensional model simulation, Jiang, X., C.D. Camp, R. Shia, D. Noone, C. Walker, and Y.L. Yung, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 109 (D16), art. no. D16305, 2004.
  • The pattern of northern hemisphere surface air temperature during prolonged periods of low solar output, Ruzmaikin, A., J. Feynman, X. Jiang, D.C. Noone, A.M. Waple, and Y.L. Yung, Geophysical Research Letters, 31 (12), art. no. L12201, 2004.
  • Extratropical signature of the quasi-biennial oscillation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Ruzmaikin, A., J. Feynman, X. Jiang, and Y.L. Yung, 110 (D11), art. no. D11111, 2005.
  • Application of principal component analysis to high spectral resolution radiative transfer: A case study of the O-2 A band, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, Natraj, V., X. Jiang, R.L. Shia, X.L. Huang, J.S. Margolis, and Y.L. Yung, 95 (4), 539-556, 2005.
  • Spatial patterns and mechanisms of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation-Annual Beat of ozone, Jiang, X., D. B. A. Jones, R. Shia, D. E. Waliser, and Y. L. Yung, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D23308, 2005.
  • The Seasonal Cycle of N2O: Analysis of Data, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Jiang, X., W. Ku, R. Shia, Q. Li, J. W. Elkins, R. G. Prinn, and Y. L. Yung, 21, doi: 10.1029/2006GB002691, 2007.
  • Influence of doubled CO2 on ozone via changes in the Brewer-Dobson circulation, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Jiang, X., S. J. Eichelberger, D. L. Hartmann, and Y. L. Yung, 64, 2751-2755, 2007.
  • Variations in the mechanical energy cycle of the atmosphere, Li, L., A. P. Ingersoll, X. Jiang, and Y. L. Yung, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, doi:10.1029/2007GL029985, 2007.
  • Satellite remote sounding of mid-tropospheric CO2, Chahine, M. T., L. Chen, P. E. Dimotakis, X. Jiang, Q. Li, E. T. Olsen, Y. L. Yung, T. S. Pagano, and J. Randerson, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, doi:10.1029/2008GL035022, 2008.
  • Interannual variability and trends in extratropical ozone. Part I: Northern hemisphere, Jiang, X., S. Pawson, C. D. Camp, E. Nielsen, R. Shia, T. Liao, K. Jeev, V. Limpasuvan, and Y. L. Yung, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 65, 3013-3029, 2008.
  • Interannual variability and trends in extratropical ozone. Part II: Southern hemisphere, Jiang, X., S. Pawson, C. D. Camp, E. Nielsen, R. Shia, T. Liao, K. Jeev, V. Limpasuvan, and Y. L. Yung, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 65, 3030-3041, 2008.
  • Simulation of Upper Troposphere CO2 from two-dimensional and three-dimensional models, Jiang, X., Q. Li, M. Liang, R. Shia, M. T. Chahine, E. T. Olsen, L. L. Chen, and Y. L. Yung, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, doi:10.1029/2007GB003049, 2008.
  • Evidence for carbonyl sulfide (OCS) conversion to CO in the lower atmosphere of Venus, Yung, Y. L., M. C. Liang, X. Jiang, C. Lee, B. Bezard, and E. Marcq, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, doi:10.1029/2008JE003094, 2009.
  • Non-stationary synchronization of equatorial QBO with SAO in observation and model, Kuai, L., R. Shia, X. Jiang, K. Tung, and Y. Yung, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 1654-1664, 2009.
  • Modulation of the period of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation by the solar cycle, Kuai, L., R. Shia, X. Jiang, K. Tung, and Y. Yung, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 2418-2428, 2009.
  • Influence of stratospheric sudden warming on AIRS CO2 and O3, Jiang, X., M. T. Chahine, E. T. Olsen, Q. Li, L. L. Chen, and Y. L. Yung, Submitted to JAS, 2008.
  • El Niño-Southern Oscillation in Tropical Stratospheric Ozone, Wang, J., S. Pawson, B. J. Tian, Y. L. Yung, and X. Jiang, Submitted to JGR, 2009.
  • Interannual Variability of Mid-tropospheric CO2 from Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, Jiang, X., M. T. Chahine, E. T. Olsen, L. L. Chen, and Y. L. Yung, Submitted to GRL, 2009.
  • Atmospheric Lorenz Energy Cycle in El Nino and La Nina Years, Li, L., X. Jiang, M. T. Chahine, J. Wang, and Y. L. Yung, Submitted to JAS, 2009.
  • Validation of the AIRS Mid-tropospheric CO2 retrieved by the Vanishing Partial Derivative Method, Olsen, E., M. T. Chahine, L. Chen, X. Jiang, T. S. Pagano, and Y. L. Yung, Submitted to JGR, 2009.
  • Semi-annual oscillation in the upper tropospheric CO2, Jiang, X., Q. Li, M. T. Chahine, and Y. L. Yung, In Preparation, 2009.
J. wang   Jingqian Wang,
Ph.D. Student

E-mail: jwang3@mail.uh.edu

  Harold Justin Trammell,
Ph.D. Student

E-mail: hjtrammell@uh.edu

 
    GEOL 3378: Principles of Atmospheric Science (Fall 2011). 3 units. Physics and chemistry of the atmosphere, weather, air quality, and local and global circulation. Letter Grade.
    GEOL 3380: Physical Meteorology (Fall 2011). 3 units. Physical principles in atmospheric sciences, including thermodynamics, radiative transfer, cloud physics and wave dynamics. Letter Grade.