Publications by Jianjun Yin

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  • Goddard, P. B.*, J. Yin, S. M. Griffies, and S. Zhang, 2014: An extreme event of sea level rise along the northeast coast of North America in 2009-2010. (submitted)

  • Griffies, S. M., M. Winton, W. G. Anderson, R. Benson, T. L. Delworth, C. O. Dufour, J. P. Dunne, P. B. Goddard*, A. K. Morrison, A. Rosati, A. T. Wittenberg, J. Yin, R. Zhang, 2014: Impacts on ocean heat from transient mesoscale eddies in a hierarchy of climate models. Journal of Climate. (under revision)

  • Parsons, L. A.*, J. Yin, J. T. Overpeck, R. J. Stouffer, and S. Malyshev, 2014: Influence of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation on the monsoon rainfall and carbon balance of the American tropics. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 146-151, doi:10.1002/2013GL058454.

  • Griffies, S. M., J. Yin, P. J. Durack, P. B. Goddard*, S. C. Bates, E. Behrens, M. Bentsen, D. Bi, A. Biastoch, C. Boning, A. Bozec, E. Chassignet, G. Danabasoglu, S. Danilov, C. Domingues, H. Drange, R. Farneti, E. Fernandez, R. J. Greatbatch, D. M. Holland, M. Ilicakf, J. Lu, S. J. Marsland, A. Mishra, K. Lorbacher, A. J. G. Nursern, D. Salas y Melia, J. B. Palter, B. L. Samuels, J. Schroter, F. U. Schwarzkopf, D. Sidorenko, A. M. Treguierq, Y. Tseng, H. Tsujino, P. Uotila, S. Valcke, A. Aurore, Q. Wang, M. Winton, and X. Zhang, 2014: An assessment of global and regional sea level for years 1993-2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Ocean Modelling, 78, 35-89.

  • 2013

  • Yin, J., Contributing Author, 2013: Chapter 13: Sea Level Change, in IPCC Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

  • Yin, J., and P. B. Goddard*, 2013: Oceanic control of sea level rise patterns along the East Coast of the United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5514-5520, doi:10.1002/2013GL057992.

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  • Yin, J., 2013: Ocean warming around polar ice sheets: observation and future projection. CLIVAR Exchanges, 18, 16-18.

  • Griffies, S. M., Yin, J., and participating groups, 2013: An assessment of global and regional sea level in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations: a synopsis. CLIVAR Exchanges, 18, 11-15.

  • Hu, A., G. A. Meehl, W. Han, J. Yin, B. Wu, and M. Kimoto, 2012: Influence of continental ice retreat on global climate. Journal of Climate, 26, 3087-3111.

  • 2012

  • Yin, J., 2012: Century to multi-century sea level rise projections from CMIP5 models. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L17709, doi:10.1029/2012GL052947.

  • 2011

  • Yin, J., J. T. Overpeck, S. M. Griffies, A. Hu, J. L. Russell and R. J. Stouffer, 2011: Different magnitudes of projected subsurface ocean warming around Greenland and Antarctica. Nature Geoscience, 4, 524-528, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1189.

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  • Schleussner, C. F., K. Frieler, M. Meinshausen, J. Yin, and A. Levermann, 2011: Emulating Atlantic overturning strength for low emission scenarios: consequences for sea-level rise along the North American east coast. Earth System Dynamics, 2, 1-10.

  • Griffies S. M., M. Winton, L. J. Donner, L. W. Horowitz, S. M. Downes, R. Farneti, A. Gnanadesikan, W. J. Hurlin, H.-C. Lee, Z. Liang, J. B. Palter, B. L. Samuels, A. T. Wittenberg, B. L. Wyman, J. Yin, and N. Zadeh, 2011: GFDL’s CM3 coupled climate model: characteristics of the ocean and sea ice simulations. Journal of Climate, 24, 3520-3544.

  • Hu, A., G. A. Meehl, W. Han, and J. Yin, 2011: Effect of the potential melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet on the meridional overturning circulation and global climate in the future. Deep-Sea Research II, 58, 1914-1926.
  • 2010

  • Kopp, R. E., J. X. Mitrovica, S. M. Griffies, J. Yin, C. C. Hay and R. J. Stouffer, 2010: The impact of Greenland melt on regional sea level: a partially coupled analysis of dynamic and static equilibrium effects in idealized water-hosing experiments. Climatic Change, 103, 619-625, doi:10.1007/s10584-010-9935-1.

  • Yin, J., S. M. Griffies, and R. J. Stouffer, 2010: Spatial variability of sea-level rise in 21st century projections. Journal of Climate, 23, 4585-4607.

  • Yin, J., R. J. Stouffer, M. J. Spelman, and S. M. Griffies, 2010: Evaluating the uncertainty induced by the virtual salt flux assumption in climate simulations and future projections. Journal of Climate, 23, 80-96.

  • 2009

  • Hu, A., G. A. Meehl, W. Han, and J. Yin, 2009: Transient response of the MOC and climate to potential melting of the Greenland ice sheet in the 21st century. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L10707, doi:10.1029/2009GL037998.

  • Yin, J., M. E. Schlesinger, and R. J. Stouffer, 2009: Model projections of rapid sea-level rise on the northeast coast of the United States. Nature Geoscience, 2, 262-266.

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  • Done, J., A. Hu, E. C. Farmer, J. Yin, S. Bates, A. B. Frappier, D. J. Halkides, K. H. Kilbourne, R. Sriver, and J. Woodruff, 2009: The thermohaline circulation and tropical cyclones in past, present, and future climates. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, 1015.
  • Griffies, S. M., A. Biastoch, C. Boning, F. Bryan, G. Danabasoglu, E. P. Chassignet, M. H. England, R. Gerdes, H. Haak, R. W. Hallberg, W. Hazeleger, J. Jungclaus, W. G. Large, G. Madec, B. L. Samuels, M. Scheinert, A. Severijns, H. L. Simmons, A. M. Treguier, M. Winton, S. Yeager, and J. Yin, 2009: Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments (COREs). Ocean Modelling, 26(1-2), 1-46.

  • 2007

  • Timmermann, A., Y. Okumura, S. I. An, A. Clement, E. Guilyardi, J. Jungclaus, A. Hu, M. Renold, T. F. Stocker, R. J. Stouffer, R. Sutton, S. P. Xie, and J. Yin, 2007: The influence of a weakening of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation on ENSO. Journal of Climate, 20, 4899-4919.

  • Yin, J., and R. J. Stouffer, 2007: Comparison of the stability of the Atlantic thermohaline circulation in two coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation models. Journal of Climate, 20, 4293-4315.

  • 2006

  • Stouffer, R. J., J. Yin, J. M. Gregory, K. W. Dixon, M. J. Spelman, W. Hurlin, A. J. Weaver, M. Eby, G. M. Flato, H. Hasumi, A. Hu, J. H. Jungclaus, I. V. Kamenkovich, A. Levermann, M. Montoya, S. Murakami, S. Nawrath, A. Oka, W. R. Peltier, D. Y. Robitaille, A. Sokolov, G. Vettoretti, and S. L. Weber, 2006: Investigating the causes of the response of the thermohaline circulation to past and future climate changes. Journal of Climate, 19, 1365-1387.

  • Schlesinger, M. E., J. Yin, G. Yohe, N. G. Andronova, S. Malysev, and B. Li, 2006: Assessing the risk of a collapse of the Atlantic thermohaline circulation. In Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change, Schellnhuber, J., Cramer, W., Nakicenovic, N., Wigley, T. and Yohe, G., (Editors) CPU.

  • Yin, J., M. E. Schlesinger, N. G. Andronova, S. Malysev, and B. Li, 2006: Is a shutdown of the thermohaline circulation irreversible? Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D12104, doi:10.1029/2005JD006562.