Talent details

Name:Wei Yang
Title & Affiliation:Ph.D, Associate Professor
Homepage in Chinese:http://sourcedb.itpcas.cas.cn/cn/expert/201209/t20120906_3639377.html
Address:Building 3, Courtyard 16, Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China

Education and Appointments

Ph.D. in Physical Geography, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2008
M. S. in Physical Geography, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, China, 2005
B. S. in Physical Geography, Taiyuan Normal University, China, 2002
2011.11-present Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
2008.09-2011.10 Assistant Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China
2012.03-2012.05 Visiting Scholar, Chair of Climatology, TU Berlin, Germany

Research Interest

Glacier surface energy and mass balance, Climate change in high elevation, The application of UAV survey on glacierized region Debris-covered glacier, Glacier and Climate Change

Selected Publications

1.Yang W*, Zhao CX, Westoby M, Yao TD, Wang YJ, Pellicciotti F, Zhou JM, He Z, Miles E. Seasonal Dynamics of a temperate Tibetan glacier revealed by high-resolution UAV photogrammetry and in situ measurements. Remote Sensing, 2020, 12, 2389. doi:10.3390/rs12152389 

2.Yang W*, Yao TD, Zhu ML, Wang YJ. Comparison of the meteorology and surface energy fluxes of debris-free and debris-covered glaciers in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology, 2017, DOI: 10.1017/jog.2017.77  

3.Yang W*, Guo XF, Wang YJ. Observational evidence of the combined influence of atmospheric circulations and local factors on near-surface meteorology in Dogze Co basin, inner Tibetan Plateau. International Journal of Climatology, 2017DOI: 10.1002/joc.5316 

4.Zhao HB, Yang W*, Yao TD, Tian LD, Xu BQ. Dramatic mass loss in extreme high-elevation areas of a western Himalayan glacier: observations and modeling. Scientific Reports. 2016, DOI: 10.1038/srep30706 

5.Yang W*, Guo XF, Yao TD, Zhu ML, Wang YJ. Recent accelerating mass loss of southeast Tibetan glaciers and the relationship with changes in macroscale atmospheric circulations. Climate Dynamics. 2016, 47(3): 805-815. 

6.Zhu ML,Yao TD, Yang W*, Fabien M, Huintjes E, Li SH. Energy- and mass-balance comparison between Zhadang and Parlung No.4 glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Glaciology, 2015,61(227):595-607.doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J206. 

7.Yang W*, Yao TD, Guo XF, Zhu ML, Li SH, Kattel DB. Mass balance of a maritime glacier on the southeast Tibetan Plateau and its climatic sensitivity. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 2013, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50760. 

8.Yang W*, Guo XF, Yao TD, Yang K, Zhao L, Li SH, Zhu ML. Summertime surface energy budget and ablation modeling on a Tibetan maritime glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 2011, doi:10.1029/2010JD015183  

9.Yang W*, Yao TD, Xu BQ, Zhou H. Influence of supraglacial debris on the summer ablation and mass balance in the 24K Glacier, southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 2010, 92: 353-360  

10.Yang W*, Yao TD, Xu BQ, Ma LL, Wang ZH, Wan M. Characteristics of recent temperate glacier fluctuations in the Parlung Zangbo River basin, southeast Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2010, 55(20): 2097-2102  

11.Yang W*, Yao TD, Xu BQ, Wu GJ, Ma LL, Xin XD. Quick ice mass loss and abrupt retreat of the maritime glaciers in the Kangri Karpo Mountains, southeast Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2008, 53(16):2547-2551  

12.Yao TD, Thompson L, Yang W, Yu WS, Gao Y, Guo XJ, Yang XX, Duan KQ, Zhao HB, Xu BQ, Pu JC, Lu AX, Xiang Y, Kattel DB, Joswiak D. Different glacier status with atmospheric circulations in Tibetan Plateau and surroundings. Nature Climate Change. 2012, doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE1580.  

13.Molg T, Maussion F, Yang W, Scherer D. The footprint of Asian monsoon dynamics in the mass and energy balance of a Tibetan glacier. The Cryosphere, 2012, 6, 1445-1461. 

14.Zhu M, Yao T, Yang W, Xu B., Wu, G, Wang, X. Differences in mass balance behavior for three glaciers from different climatic regions on the Tibetan Plateau. Climate Dynamics (195), 2017, In Press. 

15.Ding B, Yang K, Yang W, He X, Chen Y, La Z et al. Development of a water and enthalpy budget-based glacier mass balance model (WEB-GM) and its validation in southeast Tibetan Plateau. Water Resources Research, 2017, 53(4), 31463178.