Muyin Wang

Muyin Wang

  • Education:
    • PhD, 1995, University of Utah
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    • 206-526-4532
  • Location:
    • NOAA/PMEL Building 3
  • Research Interests

    Processes associated with climate change in middle and high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere
    Assessment of global coupled climate models (CMIPs)
    Detection and attribution of climate change
    Sea Ice projection/predictions
    Impacts of climate change on North Pacific (including the Bering Sea) and Arctic ecosystems

    Current Research Projects

    Arctic Change Detection
    Sea Ice Prediction Network, Phase 2 (SIPN2), (co-PI)
    Synthesis study of the Bering Sea and the Chukchi Sea (EcoFOCI)
    Changing Seasonality of the Arctic Ocean (co-PI)
    Coupled Climate Model assessment and sea ice projections
    Sea ice simulation and prediction at S2S scale
    Arctic Heat flux

    Selected publications

    Wang, M., Q. Yang, J.E. Overland, and P.J. Stabeno (2018): Sea-ice cover timing in the Pacific Arctic: The present and projections to mid-century by selected CMIP5 model. Deep-Sea Res. II, 152, SOAR II, 22–34, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.11.017

    Overland, J.E., M. Wang, and T.J. Ballinger (2018): Recent increased warming of the Alaskan marine Arctic due to midlatitude linkages. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 35(1), 75–84, doi: 10.1007/s00376-017-7026.

    Yang, Q., M. Wang, J.E. Overland, W. Wang, and T. Collow, (2017): Impact of model physics on seasonal forecasts of surface air temperature in the Arctic. Mon. Wea. Rev. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0272.1.

    Overland J. and M. Wang, (2015), Increased variability in early winter subarctic North American atmospheric circulation. J. Climate, 28(18), 7297–7305, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0395.1.

    Wang, M., and J.E. Overland (2015): Projected future duration of the sea-ice-free season in the Alaskan Arctic. Prog. Oceanogr., doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.001.

    Overland, J. E., M. Wang, and J. Walsh and J.C. Stroeve (2014): Future Arctic climate change: Adaptation and mitigation timescale. Earth’s Future, 2(2), doi: 10.1002/2013EF000162,68-74.

    Overland, J. E. and M. Wang (2013): When will the summer Arctic be nearly sea ice free?, Geophys. Res. Lett, doi:10.1002/grl.50316,2097-2101.

    Wang, M., and J.E Overland (2012): A sea ice free summer Arctic within 30 years-an update from CMIP5 models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L18501, doi: 10.1029/2012GL052868.

    Wang, M., J.E. Overland, and P. Stabeno (2012): Future Climate of the Bering and Chukchi Seas projected by global climate models. Deep-Sea Res. II. 65-70, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.02.022, 46-57.

    Wang, M., and J. E. Overland, (2009), An ice free Arctic within 30 years? Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol, 36, L07502, doi:10.1029/2009GL037820.

    Wang, M., J.E. Overland, V. Kattsov, J.E. Walsh, X. Zhang, and T. Pavlova (2007), Intrinsic versus forced variation in coupled climate model simulations over the Arctic during the 20th century. J. Climate 20, 1093–1107

    Overland, J.E., and M. Wang (2007), Future climate of the North Pacific Ocean. EOS Vol 88, #6, April 17, 2007