Pengfei Zhang

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Assistant Research Professor, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

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Recent Publications

Extreme stratospheric wave activity as harbingers of cold events over North America

Ding, X., Chen, G., Zhang, P., Domeisen, D. I. V. & Orbe, C., Dec 2023, In: Communications Earth and Environment. 4, 1, 187.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

North Atlantic Oscillation contributes to the subpolar North Atlantic cooling in the past century

Fan, Y., Liu, W., Zhang, P., Chen, R. & Li, L., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Climate Dynamics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

More frequent atmospheric rivers slow the seasonal recovery of Arctic sea ice

Zhang, P., Chen, G., Ting, M., Ruby Leung, L., Guan, B. & Li, L., Mar 2023, In: Nature Climate Change. 13, 3, p. 266-273 8 p.

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Distinct North American Cooling Signatures Following the Zonally Symmetric and Asymmetric Modes of Winter Stratospheric Variability

Ding, X., Chen, G., Sun, L. & Zhang, P., Mar 28 2022, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 49, 6, e2021GL096076.

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Roles of Atmospheric Variability and Arctic Sea Ice in the Asymmetric Arctic–Eurasia Temperature Connection on Subseasonal Time Scale

Nie, Y., Ren, H. L., Zhang, Y. & Zhang, P., Dec 1 2022, In: Journal of Climate. 35, 23, p. 3975-3994 20 p.

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Transient Behavior of the Asian Summer Monsoon Anticyclone Associated With Eastward Eddy Shedding

Wang, X., Randel, W., Pan, L., Wu, Y. & Zhang, P., Mar 27 2022, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 127, 6, e2021JD036090.

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Quantifying the mechanisms of atmospheric circulation response to greenhouse gas increases in a forcing–feedback framework

Zhang, P., Chen, G. & Ming, Y., Sep 1 2021, In: Journal of Climate. 34, 17, p. 7005-7022 18 p.

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Robust atmospheric river response to global warming in idealized and comprehensive climate models

Zhang, P., Chen, G., Ma, W., Ming, Y. & Wu, Z., Sep 15 2021, In: Journal of Climate. 34, 18, p. 7717-7734 18 p.

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Sensitivity of the Latitude of the Westerly Jet Stream to Climate Forcing

Chen, G., Zhang, P. & Lu, J., Feb 28 2020, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 47, 4, e2019GL086563.

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A Framework for Understanding How Dynamics Shape Temperature Distributions

Linz, M., Chen, G., Zhang, B. & Zhang, P., Feb 28 2020, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 47, 4, e2019GL085684.

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North American cold events following sudden stratospheric warming in the presence of low Barents-Kara Sea sea ice

Zhang, P., Wu, Y., Chen, G. & Yu, Y., Dec 2020, In: Environmental Research Letters. 15, 12, 124017.

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Weakened potential vorticity barrier linked to recent winter Arctic Sea ice loss and midlatitude cold extremes

Luo, D., Chen, X., Overland, J., Simmonds, I., Wu, Y. & Zhang, P., 2019, In: Journal of Climate. 32, 14, p. 4235-4261 27 p.

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On the Linkage Between the Asian Summer Monsoon and Tropopause Folds

Wu, Y., Chen, G., Taylor, L. & Zhang, P., Feb 27 2018, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 123, 4, p. 2037-2049 13 p.

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A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss

Zhang, P., Wu, Y., Simpson, I. R., Smith, K. L., Zhang, X., De, B. & Callaghan, P., Jul 25 2018, In: Science Advances. 4, 7, eaat6025.

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Prolonged effect of the stratospheric pathway in linking Barents–Kara Sea sea ice variability to the midlatitude circulation in a simplified model

Zhang, P., Wu, Y. & Smith, K. L., Jan 1 2018, In: Climate Dynamics. 50, 1-2, p. 527-539 13 p.

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