AOS Research Staff Profile
Yu (Sophie) Zhang
Associate Research Scholar
Address: 302A GFDL
Phone: (609) 452-5353
Email: yuz at princeton.edu
Some Recent Publications:
Zhang, Y. and R. Ferrari, 2012: Eddy mixing in mixed layer: effects of air-sea fluxes. to be submitted to J. Phys. Oceanogr.
Zhang, Y., and G. K. Vallis, 2012: Heat uptake in an eddying ocean. submitted to J. Phys. Oceanogr.
Zhang, Y., J. Pedlosky, and G. R. Flierl, 2011: Cross-shelf and out-of-bay transport driven by an open-ocean current. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 2168-2186.
Zhang, Y., J. Pedlosky, and G. R. Flierl, 2011: Shelf Circulation and Cross-Shelf Transport out of a Bay Driven by Eddies from an Open-Ocean Current. Part I: Interaction between a Barotropic Vortex and a Step-like Topography. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 889–910.
Baker-Yeboah, S., G. R. Flierl, G. G. Sutyrin, and Y. Zhang, 2010: Transformation of an Agulhas Eddy Near the Continental Slope. Ocean Sci., 6, 143-159.
Zhang, Y. and J. Pedlosky, 2007: Triad Instability of Planetary Rossby Waves. J. Phys. Oceanogr. , 37, 2158-2171.
The role of ocean in climate change.
The role of ocean circulation in ocean bio-geochemical response to climate change.
The dynamics of Southern Ocean Meridional Overturning Circulation and its response to climate change.
The dynamics of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation.
Interactions between large scale ocean currents, mesoscale eddies and large scale bottom topography.
The instability of large scale oceanic Rossby waves.