PUBLICATIONS

Group members and students supervised by Dr. Wang are listed in bold.​​

* indicates the corresponding author. 

 

 

 

2019

  • Xie, Y., Y. Wang*, W. Dong, J.S. Wright, L. Shen, Z. Zhao, Evaluating the response of sulfate to hydroclimate variations in the GEOS-Chem model: role of meteorological inputs, J. Geophys. Res., 124, 1662-1679, 2019 [article]​

  • Xie, Y., Y. Wang*, M. Bilal, W. Dong, Mapping daily PM2.5 at 500 m resolution over Beijing with improved hazy day performance, Science of the Total Environment, 659, 410-418, 2019 [article]

  • Zhao, Z., Y. Wang*, M. Qin, Y. Hu, Y. Xie, A.G. Russell, Drought Impacts on Secondary Organic Aerosol: a case study in the Southeast United States, Environ. Sci. Technol., 53(1), 242-250, 2019 [article]

 

2018

  • Wang, S.-C.Y. Wang*, M. Estes, R. Lei, R. Talbot, L. Zhu, and P. Hou, Transport of Central American Fire Emissions to the U.S. Gulf Coast: Climatological pathways and impacts on ozone and PM2.5, J. Geophys. Res., 123, 8344–8361, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD028684, 2018 [article]

  • Jia, B., Y. Wang*, S. Huang, Y. Nan, X. Zhou, Variations of Siberian High Position under climate change: impacts on winter pollution over North China, Atmos. Environ, 189, 227–234, 2018 [article]

  • Nan, Y. and *Wang, Y., Observational evidence for direct uptake of ozone in China by Asian dust in springtime, Atmos. Environ, 186, 45–55, 2018 [article]

  • Nan, Y. and *Wang, Y., De-coupling interannual variations of vertical dust extinction over the Taklimakan Desert during 2007–2016 using CALIOP, Sci Total Environ, 633, 608–617, 2018 [article]

  • Song, S., M. Gao, W. Xu, W., J. Shao, G. Shi, S. Wang, Y. Wang, Y. Sun, and M.B. McElroy, Fine particle pH for Beijing winter haze as inferred from different thermodynamic equilibrium models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 7423-7438, 2018 [article]

  • Zhang, X, Y. Chu, Y. Wang, K. Zhang, Predicting daily PM2.5 concentrations in Texas using high-resolution satellite aerosol optical depth, Sci Total Environ, 631, 904-911, 2018 [article]

 

2017

  • Wang, Y., Y. Xie, W. Dong, Y. Ming, J. Wang, L. Shen, Adverse Effects of increasing drought on air quality via natural processes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 12827–12843, doi:10.5194/acp-2017-234, 2017 [article]

  • Zhao Z. and *Wang Y., Influence of the West Pacific subtropical high on surface ozone daily variability in summertime over Eastern China, Atmos. Environ, 170, 197-204, 2017 [article]

  • Warner, J. X., R. R. Dickerson, Z. Wei, L. L. Strow, Y. Wang, and Q. Liang, Increased atmospheric ammonia over the world's major agricultural areas detected from space, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2016GL072305, 2017 [article]

  • Gao, M., P. E. Saide, J. Xin, Y. Wang, Z. Liu, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, M. Pagowski, S. K. Guttikunda, and G. R. Carmichael, Estimates of health impacts and radiative forcing in winter haze in eastern China through constraints of surface PM2.5 predictions, Environ. Sci. Technol., 51 (4), 2178-2185, 2017 [article]

  • Li, Xin, Q. Zhang, Y. Zhang, L. Zhang, Y. Wang, Q. Zhang, Q., M. Li, Y.  Zheng, G. Geng, T.J. Wallington, and W. Han, Attribution of PM2.5 exposure in Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei region to emissions: implication to control strategies, Science Bulletin, 2095-9273, 2017 [article]

  • Qi, Q., M. Zhao, S. Wang, X. Ma, Y. Wang, Y. Gao, Q. Lin, X. Li, B. Gu, G. Li, J. Zhou, and Y. Yang, The biogeographic pattern of microbial functional genes along an altitudinal gradient of the Tibetan pasture. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, p.976, 2017 [article]

2016

  • Wang, Y., B. Jia, S.-C. Wang, M. Estes, L. Shen, Y. Xie, Influence of the Bermuda High on interannual variability of summertime ozone in the Houston-Galveston-Brazoria region, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15265–15276, doi:10.5194/acp-16-15265-2016, 2016 [article]

  • Wang, Y., J. Wang, X. Xu, D. Henze, Y. Wang, and Z. Qu. A new approach for monthly updates of anthropogenic sulfur dioxide emissions from space: Application to China and implications for air quality forecasts, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070204, 9931–9938, 2016 [article]

 

2015

  • Xie, Y., Y. Wang*, K. Zhang, W. Dong, B. Lv, Y. Bai, Daily estimation of ground-level PM2.5 concentrations over Beijing using 3 km resolution MODIS AOD, Environ. Sci. Technol., 49, 12280−12288, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01413, 2015 [article] ES&T Cover Article and ACS Editors’ Choice

  • Jia, B., Y. Wang*, Y. Yao, Y. Xie, A new indicator on the impact of large-scale circulation patterns on wintertime particulate matter pollution over China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11919–11929, 2015 [article]

  • Zhang, L., L. Liu, Y. Zhao, S. Gong, X. Zhang, D. Henze, S. Capps, T. Fu, Q. Zhang, Y. Wang, Source attribution of particulate matter pollution over North China with the adjoint method, Environ. Res. Lett., 10, 084011, 2015 [article]

  • Jiang, Z., D. B. A. Jones, J. R. Worden, H. M. Worden, D. K. Henze, and Y. Wang, Regional data assimilation of multi-spectral MOPITT observations of CO over North America, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6801-6814, 2015 [article]

  • Zhang, Q.Q., Y. Wang*, Q. Ma, Y. Xie, K. He, Regional differences in Chinese SO2 emission control efficiency and policy implications, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6521-6533, 2015 [article]

  • Zhang, B., Y. Wang*, J. Hao, Simulating aerosol-radiation-cloud feedbacks on meteorology and air quality over eastern China under severe haze conditions in winter, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2387-2404, 2015 [article]

  • Wang Y., Y. Xie, L. Chai, W. Dong, Q. Zhang, and L. Zhang, Impact of the 2011 southern US drought on ground-level fine aerosol concentration in summertime, J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 1075–1093, 2015 [article]

  • Xu, J-W., R. V. Martin, A. van Donkelaar, J. Kim, M. Choi, Q. Zhang, G. Geng, Y. Liu, Z. Ma, L. Huang, Y. Wang, H. Chen, H. Che, P. Lin, and N. Lin. Estimating ground-level PM2.5 in eastern China using aerosol optical depth determined from the GOCI satellite instrument. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13133-13144, 2015 [article]

 

2014

  • Wang Y., Q.Q. Zhang, J. Jiang, W. Zhou, B. Wang, K. He, F. Duan, Q. Zhang, S. Philip, and Y. Xie, Enhanced sulfate formation during China’s severe winter haze episode in January 2013 missing from current models, J. Geophys. Res., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD021426, 2014 [article]

  • Philip, S., R. Martin, A. van Donkelaar, J. W. Lo, Y. Wang, D. Chen, L. Zhang, P. S. Kasibhatla, S. Wang, Q. Zhang, Z. Lu, D. G. Streets, S. Bittman and D. J. Macdonald, Global Chemical Composition of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter for Exposure Assessment, Environ. Sci. Technol., 48 (22), 13060–13068, 2014 [article]

  • Chatani, S., M. Amann, A. Goel, J. Hao, Z. Klimont, A. Kumar, A. Mishra, S. Sharma, S. X. Wang, Y. Wang, and B. Zhao, Photochemical roles of rapid economic growth and potential abatement strategies on tropospheric ozone over South and East Asia in 2030, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9259-9277, doi:10.5194/acp-14-9259-2014, 2014 [article]

  • Cooper, O. R., D. D. Parrish, J. Ziemke, N. V. Balashov, M. Cupeiro, I. E. Galbally, S. Gilge, L. Horowitz, N. R. Jensen, J.-F. Lamarque, V. Naik, S. J. Oltmans, J. Schwab, D. T. Shindell, A. M. Thompson, V. Thouret, Y. Wang, R. M. Zbinden, Global distribution and trends of tropospheric ozone:  An observation-based review, Elementa, 2: 000029 , doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000029, 2014 [article]

  • Wang, L, S. Wang, L. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, C. Nielsen, M. B. McElroy, J. Hao, Source apportionment of atmospheric mercury pollution in China using the GEOS-Chem model, Environmental Pollution, 190, 166-175, 2014 [article]

  • Zhang, H., S. Wu, Y. Huang, Y. Wang, Effects of stratospheric ozone recovery on photochemistry and ozone air quality in the troposphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 4079-4086, 2014 [article]

  • Gao, J., H. Tian, K Cheng, L Lu, Y Wang, Y Wu, C Zhu, K Liu, J Zhou, X Liu, J Chen, J Hao, Seasonal and spatial variation of trace elements in multi-size airborne particulate matters of Beijing, China: Mass concentration, enrichment characteristics, source apportionment, chemical speciation and bioavailability, Atmos. Environ, 99, 257-265, 2014 [article]

  • Li, M., Y Wang*, WM Ju, Effects of a remotely sensed land cover dataset with higher spatial resolution on secondary air pollutants simulation over China using the nested-grid GEOS-Chem chemical transport model, Advances Atmos. Sci., 31(1), 179–187, doi: 10.1007/s00376-013-2290-1, 2014 [article]

 

2013

  • Wang, Y., M. Li, L. Shen, Accelerating carbon uptake in the Northern Hemisphere: evidence from the interhemispheric difference of atmospheric CO2 concentrations, Tellus B, 65, 20334, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.20334, 2013 [article]

  • Wang, Y., L. Shen, S. Wu, L.J. Mickley, J. He, and J. Hao, Sensitivity of surface ozone over China to 2000-2050 global changes of climate and emissions, Atmos. Environ., 75, 374-382, 2013 [article]

  • Wang, X., Y. Wang*, J. Hao, Y. Kondo, M. Irwin, J. W. Munger, Y. Zhao, Top-down estimate of China's black carbon emissions using surface observations: sensitivity to observation representativeness and transport model error, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 5781–5795, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50397, 2013 [article]

  • Wang, Y., Q.Q. Zhang, K.B. He, Q. Zhang, and L.B. Chai, Sulfate-nitrate-ammonium aerosols over China: response to 2000-2015 emission changes of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and ammonia, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13 (5), 2635–2652, 2013 [article]

  • Frost, G.J., P. Middleton, L. Tarrasón, C. Granier, A. Guenther, B. Cardenas, ….& Y. Wang. New Directions: GEIA's 2020 vision for better air emissions information, Atmos. Environ., 81, 710-712, 2013 [article]

  • Kharol, S.K., R. V. Martin, S. Philip, S. Vogel, D. K. Henze, D. Chen, Y. Wang, Q. Zhang, C. L. Heald, Persistent sensitivity of Asian aerosol to Emissions of nitrogen oxides, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40 (5), 1021-1026, doi: 10.1002/grl.50234, 2013 [article]

  • C. Shim, J. Lee, and Y. Wang, Effect of continental sources and sinks on the seasonal and latitudinal gradient of atmospheric carbon dioxide over East Asia, Atmos. Environ., 79, 853-860, 2013 [article]

 

2012

  • He, J., Y. Wang*, J.M. Hao, L.L. Shen, L. Wang, Variations of surface O3 in August at a rural site near Shanghai: Influences from the West Pacific Subtropical High and anthropogenic emissions, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-012-0970-5, 2012 [article]

  • Shen, L. and *Wang, Y., Changes in tropospheric ozone levels over three representative regions of China observed from space by the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES), 2005-2010, Chinese Science Bulletin, 57: 1-4, doi: 10.1007/s11434-012-5099-x, 2012 [article]

  • Wang, Y. and Sun, T. Y., Life cycle assessment of CO2 emissions from wind power Plants: methodology and case studies, Renewable Energy, 43, 30-36, doi:10.1016/j.renene.2011.12.017, 2012 [article]

  • van Donkelaar, A., R.V. Martin, A.N. Pasch, J.J. Szykman, L. Zhang, Y. Wang, D. Chen, Improving the accuracy of daily satellite-derived ground-level fine aerosol concentration estimates for North America, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46 (21), pp 11971–11978, DOI: 10.1021/es3025319, 2012 [article]

  • Zhang, L., D. J. Jacob, E. M. Knipping, N. Kumar, J. W. Munger, C. C. Carouge, A. van Donkelaar, Y. Wang, D. Chen, Nitrogen deposition to the United States: distribution, sources, and processes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4539-4554, doi:10.5194/acp-12-4539-2012, 2012 [article]

  • Fu, T.-M., J. J. Cao, X. Y. Zhang, S. C. Lee, Q. Zhang, Y. M. Han, W. J. Qu, Z. Han, R. Zhang, Y. Wang, D. Chen, and D. K. Henze, Carbonaceous aerosols in China: top-down constraints on primary sources and estimation of secondary contribution, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2725–2746, 2012 [article]

 

2011

  • Wang, Y., X. Wang, Y. Kondo, M. Kajino, J. W. Munger, J. Hao, Measurements of black carbon and its correlation with trace gases at a rural site in Beijing: implications for bottom-up emissions,  J. Geophys. Res., 116, D24304, doi:10.1029/2011JD016575, 2011 [article]

  • Wang, Y., Y.Q. Zhang, J.M. Hao and M. Luo, Seasonal and spatial variability of surface ozone over China: contributions from background and domestic pollution, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,11, 3511–3525, 2011 [article]

  • Zhang, L., D.J. Jacob, N.V. Smith-Downey, D.A. Wood, D. Blewitt, C.C. Carouge, A. van Donkelaar, D.B.A. Jones, L.T. Murray, and Y. Wang, Improved estimate of the policy-relevant background ozone in the United States using the GEOS-Chem global model with 1/2ox2/3o horizontal resolution over North America, Atmos. Environ., 45(37), 6769-6776, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.07.054, 2011 [article]

  • Barkley, M., P. Palmer, L. Ganzeveld, A. Arneth, D. Hagberg, T. Karl, A. Guenther, F. Paulot, P. Wennberg, J. Mao, T. Kurosu, K. Chance, J.-F. Muller, I. De Smedt, M. Van Roozendael, D. Chen, Y. Wang, and R. Yantosca, Can a 'state of the art' chemistry transport model simulate Amazonian tropospheric chemistry? , J. Geophys. Res., 116, D16302, doi:10.1029/2011JD015893, 2011 [article]

  • González A., G., Allen, N. D. C., Bernath, P. F., Boone, C. D., McLeod, S. D., Manney, G. L., Toon, G. C., Carouge, C., Wang, Y., Wu, S., Barkley, M. P., Palmer, P. I., Xiao, Y., and Fu, T. M.: Ethane, ethyne and carbon monoxide concentrations in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere from ACE and GEOS-Chem: a comparison study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9927-9941, doi:10.5194/acp-11-9927-2011, 2011 [article]

 

2010

  • Wang, Y., J.W. Munger, S.C. Xu, M. B. McElroy, J.M. Hao, C.P. Nielsen, and M. Hong, CO2 and its correlation with CO at a rural site near Beijing: implications for combustion efficiency in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,10, 8881–8897, 2010 [article]

  • Wang, Y., J.M. Hao, M. B. McElroy, J.W. Munger, M. Hong, and C.P. Nielsen, Year round measurements of O3 and CO at a rural site near Beijing: seasonal variations and relationships, Tellus, 62B, 228-241, 2010 [article]

  • Wang, Y., Y.Q. Zhang, and J.M. Hao, Review on the applications of Tropospheric Emissions Spectrometer to air quality research: perspectives for China, Front. Environ. Sci. Engin. China, 4(1), 12-19, DOI: 10.1007/s11783-010-0012-9, 2010 [article]

  • Wang S.W., D. G Streets, Q. Zhang, K. He, D. Chen, S. Kang, Z. Lu and Y. Wang, Satellite detection and model verification of NOx emissions from power plants in Northern China, Environ. Res. Lett., 5, 044007, 2010 [article]

  • Yu FQ, G. Luo, T. S. Bates, B. Anderson, A. Clarke, V. Kapustin, R. M. Yantosca, Y. Wang, and S. Wu, Spatial distributions of particle number concentrations in the global troposphere: simulations, observations, and implications for nucleation mechanisms, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D17205, doi:10.1029/2009JD013473, 2010 [article]

  • Wang, J., X. Xu, R. Spurr, Y. Wang, and E. Drury, Improved algorithm for MODIS satellite retrievals of aerosol optical thickness over land in dusty atmosphere: Implications for air quality monitoring in China, Remote Sensing of Environment, 114, 2575-2583, 2010 [article]

  • Johnson, M.S., N. Meskhidze, F. Solmon, S. Gassó, P. Chuang, D. Gaiero, Y. Robert, S. Wu, Y. Wang, and C. Carouge, Modeling dust and soluble iron deposition to the South Atlantic Ocean: application of GEOS-Chem, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D15202, doi:10.1029/2009JD013311, 2010 [article]

  • Fisher, J.A., D.J. Jacob, M.T. Purdy, M. Kopacz, P. Le Sager, C. Carouge, C.D. Holmes, R.M. Yantosca, R.L. Batchelor, K. Strong, G.S. Diskin, H.E. Fuelberg, J.S. Holloway, E.J. Hyer, W.W. McMillan, J. Warner, D.G. Streets, Q. Zhang, Y. Wang, S. Wu, Source attribution and interannual variability of Arctic pollution in spring constrained by aircraft (ARCTAS, ARCPAC) and satellite (AIRS) observations of carbon monoxide, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 977-996, 2010 [article]

 

2009

  • McElroy, M.B., X. Lu, C.P. Nielsen, and Y. Wang, Potential for wind generated electricity in China, Science, 325, 1378, DOI: 10.1126/science.1175706, 2009 [article]

  • Wang, Y., J.M. Hao, M. B. McElroy, J.W. Munger, M. Hong, D. Chen and C.P. Nielsen, Ozone air quality during the 2008 Beijing Olympics – effectiveness of emission restrictions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 5237-5251, 2009 [article]

  • Chen, D., Y. Wang, M.B. McElroy, K. He, R. M. Yantosca, and P. Le Sager, Regional CO pollution in China simulated by the high-resolution nested-grid GEOS-Chem model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 3825-3839, 2009 [article]

 

2008 and prior

  • Wang, Y., M. B. McElroy, J.W. Munger, J.M. Hao, C.P. Nielsen, M. Hong, and C.Y. Shen, Variations of O3 and CO in summertime at a rural site near Beijing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6355-6363, 2008 [article]

  • Wang, J.S., M.B. McElroy, J.A. Logan, P.I. Palmer, W.L. Chameides, Y. Wang, and I.A. Megretskaia, A Quantitative assessment of uncertainties affecting estimates of global mean OH derived from methyl chloroform observations, J. Geophys. Res.,113, D12302, doi:10.1029/2007JD08496, 2008 [article]

  • Zhang, Q., D. G. Streets, K. He, Y. Wang, A. Richter, J. P. Burrows, I. Uno, C. J. Jang, D. Chen,  Z. Yao, and Y. Lei, NOx emission trends for China, 1995-2004: the view from the ground and the view from space, J. Geophys. Res.,112, D22306, doi:10.1029/2007JD008684, 2007 [article]

  • Wang, Y., M. B. McElroy, K.F. Boersma, H.J. Eskes, and J.P. Veefkind, Traffic restrictions associated with the Sino-African Summit: reductions of NOx detected from space, Geophys. Res. Lett.,34, L08814, doi:10.1029/2007GL029326, 2007 [article]

  • Fu, T.-M., D. J. Jacob, P. I. Palmer, K. Chance, Y. Wang, B. Barletta, D. R. Blake, J. C. Stanton, and M. J. Pilling, Space-based formaldehyde measurements as constraints on volatile organic compound emissions in East and South Asia, J. Geophys. Res.,112, D06312, doi:10.1029/2006JD007853, 2007 [article]

  • Wang, Y., M. B. McElroy, R. V. Martin, D. G. Streets, Q. Zhang, and T. M. Fu, Seasonal variability of NOx emissions over east China constrained by satellite observations: Implications for combustion and microbial sources, J. Geophys. Res.,112, D06301, doi:10.1029/2006JD007538, 2007 [article]

  • McElroy, M.B. and Wang, Y., Human and animal wastes: implications for atmospheric N2O and NOx, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 19, GB2008, doi:10.1029/2004GB002429, 2005 [article]

  • Li, Q., D. J. Jacob, R. Park, Y. Wang, C. L. Heald, R. Hudman, R. M. Yantosca, R. V. Martin, and M. Evans, North American pollution outflow and the trapping of convectively lifted pollution by upper-level anticyclone, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10301, doi:10.1029/2004JD005039, 2005 [article]

  • Fiore, A.M., L.W. Horowitz, D. W. Purves, H. Levy II, M. Evans, Y. Wang, Q. Li, and R. M. Yantosca, Evaluating the contribution of changes in isoprene emissions to surface ozone trends over the eastern United States, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D12303, doi:10.1029/2004JD005485, 2005 [article]

  • Wang, Y., M. B. McElroy, T. Wang, and P. I. Palmer, Asian emissions of CO and NOx: constraints from aircraft and Chinese station data, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D24304, doi:10.1029/2004JD005250, 2004 [article]

  • Wang, Y., M. B. McElroy, D. J. Jacob, and R. M. Yantosca, A nested grid formulation for chemical transport over Asia: Applications to CO, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D22307, doi:10.1029/2004JD005237, 2004 [article]

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