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Contact Information

4840 South State Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (734) 741-2281
Fax: (734) 741-2055

Jia Wang Affiliate Faculty

Physical Oceanography


  • Research Ice Climatologist, NOAA / GLERL
  • Researcher, Oil Spill Recovery Institute


  • Climate dynamics


  • B.S. 1980 Shandong College of Oceanology (Oceanography)
  • M.S. 1983 Shandong College of Oceanology (Oceanography)
  • Ph.D. 1987 Chinese Academy of Sciences (Oceanography)
  • Ph.D. 1993 McGill University

Research Overview

Arctic and Great Lakes climate change studies, coupled ice-ocean-ecosystems modeling, coupled hydrological-ocean circulation modeling, and development of data assimilation methods for ice-ocean ecosystems.



* Holloway, G., F. Dupont, E. Golubeva, S. Hakkinen, E. Hunke, M. Jin, M. Karcher, F. Kauker, M. Maltrud, M.A. Morales-Maqueda, W. Maslowski, G. Platov, D. Stark, M. Steele, T. Suzuki, J. WANG, and J. Zhang. Water properties and circulation in Arctic Ocean models. Journal of Geophysical Research 112(C04503, doi: 10.1029/2006JC003642):18 pp. (2007). http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/fulltext/2007/20070031.pdf

* Jin, M., C. Deal, J. WANG, V. Alexander, R. Gradinger, S. Saitoh, T. Iida, Z. Wan, and P. Stabeno. Ice-associated phytoplankton blooms in the southeastern Bering Sea. Geophysical Research Letters 34(L06612, doi:10.1029/2006GL028849):6 pp. (2007). http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/fulltext/2007/20070025.pdf

* Yang, X.-Y., D. Wang, J. WANG, and R.X. Huang. Connection between the decadal variability in the southern ocean circulation and the southern annual mode. Geophysical Research Letters 34(L16604, doi:10.1029/2007GL030526):5 pp. (2007). http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/fulltext/2007/20070026.pdf