Climate Modelling Group
School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Dr. Yanping He

Opus der Pinguin
Research Associate

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
University of Victoria
PO Box 3055 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 3P6 
CANADA

Tel: (250) 472 4008
Fax: (250) 472 4030

email: yhe@uvic.ca

NSERC Funding

Canadian Network for Regional Climate and Weather Processes (2013-2018)web

Selelected Journals

  • Monahan A. M.; T. Rees; Y. He; N. McFarlane (2015), Multiple Regimes of Wind, Stratification, and Turbulence in the Stable Boundary Layer. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 72, 3178-3198
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  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, and N. McFarlane (2013), Diurnal variations of land surface wind speed probability distributions under clear sky and low cloud conditions, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 40, 1-7, doi:10.1002, PDF.
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  • He Y., N. McFarlane, and A. H. Monahan (2012), The influence of boundary layer processes on the diurnal variation of the climatological near-surface wind speed probability distribution over land, Journal of Climate, 25, 6441-6458. Article, Supplement.
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  • Monahan A. M., Y. He, N. McFarlane, and A. Dai (2011), The probability distribution of global land surface wind speed, Journal of Climate, Vol 24, 3892-3909, PDF.
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  • Nathan R., N. Horvitz, Y. He, A. Kuparinen, F. M. Schurr, and G. Katul (2011), Spread of North American wind dispersed trees in future enviroments, Ecology Letter, Vol. 15, No.3, 211-219, Article, Supplement.("must read" ranked by Faculty of 1000 )
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  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, C. G. Jones, A. Dai, S. Biner, D. Caya, and K. Winger (2010), The probability distribution of land surface wind speed over North America, JGR-Atmosphere, Vol. 115, D04103, doi:10,1029/2008JD010708, PDF.
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  • He Y.(2009), How surface latent heat flux is linked to lower tropospheric stability in Southern Marine Stratus and Stratocumulus Regions, Cent. Eur. J. Geosci., Vol 1, No.3, 368-375 PDF.

  • He Y. (2009), Surface wind speed probability distribution in the Southeast Pacific of marine stratus and stratocumulus regions, Cent. Eur. J. Geosci., Vol.1, No. 4., 443-456 PDF.
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    Selected Proceedings

  • He Y., N. McFarlane, A. H. Monahan, and John Scinocca, 2016, "New TKE Based Turbulent Transfer Scheme in the CCCma Models", CNRCWP 2016 Annual Meeting, Montreal, , QC, Canada.

  • He Y., N. McFarlane, and A. H. Monahan 2014, "A New Diagnostic Turbulence Parameterization Scheme for Representing Diurnal Variations of the Boundary Layer Wind Speed PDF in CANAM4 SCM", CMOS 2014 Annual Meeting, Rimouski, QC, Canada.

  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, and N. McFarlane, 2014, Simulating Diurnal Variations of Boundary Layer Winds, Temperature, and Humidity using the New Diagnosed Turbulence Parametrization Scheme in CAM-SCM", CNRCWP 2014 Annual Science eeting, Montreal, QC, Canada.

  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, and N. McFarlane, 2013, Diurnal variation of near-surface wind speed probability distribution under clear and cloudy sky, AMS 2013 Annual meeting, Austin, Texas, USA.

  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, and N. McFarlane, 2013, Diurnal variation of near-surface wind speed probability distribution under clear and cloudy sky, AMS 2013 Annual meeting, Austin, Texas, USA.

  • He Y. and N. McFarlane 2010, SCM15F TKE verison Improvements, Cloud-Aerosol Feedback and Climate (CAFC) Network Annual Meeting, , Toronto, ON, Canada.

  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, and N. McFarlane, 2009, Non-Weibull behavior of global land surface wind speed, CRCMD Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada.

  • He Y., A. H. Monahan, C. G. Jones, A. Dai, S. Biner, D. Caya, and K. Winger, 2008, Land surface wind probability distributions in North America: observations, theory, and regional climate model evaluations, CRCMD Annual Meeting, I'Esterel, QC,Canada.

  • He Y. and R. E. Dickinson, 2006. A simple conceptual model of atmospheric stability and marine stratus and stratocumulus cloud fraction, 18th conference on climate variability and climate change, 9.11, 86th AMS annual meeting , Atlanta, GA. PDF

  • Research Interest

  • Boundary layer winds
  • Boundary Layer Physics and Dynamics
  • Climate modeling and analysis
  • Education

    PhD., Atmospheric Dynamics, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, Advisor: Prof. Robert E. Dickinson.
    MCS. Candidate, Computer Sciences, University of New Brunswick, Canada
    M.S., Climatology, Peking University, China
    B.S., Meteorology, Peking University, China


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