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Dr Ming-Xi Yang

Chemical Oceanographer



Contact Details

+44 (0)1752 633100 (switchboard)

miya22/08/2018 03:22:09@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ming-Xi Yang straddles the boundary between chemical oceanography and atmospheric chemistry, having spent a substantial amount of time on both research ships and aircraft. Dr Ming-Xi Yang's work often starts at the air-sea interface, and extends to 100 m below and 1000 m above.

Projects

North Atlantic climate system integrated study (ACSIS)

North Atlantic climate system integrated study (ACSIS)

Contact: Professor Philip Nightingale

Major changes are occurring across the North Atlantic climate system: in ocean and atmosphere temperatures and circulation, in sea ice thickness...

Ocean Regulation of Climate through Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports (ORCHESTRA)

Ocean Regulation of Climate through Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports (ORCHESTRA)

Contact: Dr Tim Smyth

Climate change is one of the most urgent issues facing humanity and life on Earth. Better predictions of future climate change are needed, so that...

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Other key projects

The North Atlantic Climate System Integrated Study (ACSIS)

Ocean Regulation of Climate by Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports (ORCHESTRA)

Global Methane Budget (MOYA)


Recent publications

  • Robson, J; Archibald, A; Cooper, F; Christensen, M; Gray, L; Holliday, NP; Macintosh, C; McMillan, M; Moat, B; Russo, M; Sutton, R; Tilling, R; Carslaw, K; Desbruyeres, D; Embury, O; Feltham, D; Grosvenor, D; Josey, S; King, B; Lewis, A; McCarthy, G; Merchant, C; New, A; O'Reilly, C; Osprey, S; Read, K; Scaife, A; Shepherd, A; Sinha, B; Smeed, D; Smith, D; Ridout, A; Woolings, T; Yang, M . 2018 Recent observed changes in the North Atlantic Climate System with a focus on 2005-2016. International Journal of Climatology. (In Press)
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  • Sommariva, R; Hollis, LDJ; Sherwen, T; Baker, AR; Ball, SM; Bandy, BJ; Bell, TG ; Chowdhury, M; Cordell, R; Evans, M; Lee, JD; Reed, C; Reeves, CE; Roberts, JM; Yang, M ; Monks, PS. 2018 Seasonal and geographical variability of nitryl chloride and its precursors in Northern Europe. Atmospheric Science Letters. (In Press)
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  • Brewin, RJW; Smale, DA ; Moore, PJ; Dall’Olmo, G ; Miller, PI; Taylor, BH; Smyth, TJ; Fishwick, J; Yang, M. 2018 Evaluating Operational AVHRR Sea Surface Temperature Data at the Coastline Using Benthic Temperature Loggers. Remote Sensing, 10 (6), 925. 1-23. 10.3390/rs10060925
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  • Blomquist, BW; Brumer, SE; Fairall, CW; Huebert, BJ; Zappa, CJ; Brooks, IM; Yang, M; Bariteau, L; Prytherch, J.; Hare, J; Czerski, H; Matei, A; Pascal, RW. 2017 Wind Speed and Sea State Dependencies of Air-Sea Gas Transfer: Results From the High Wind Speed Gas Exchange Study (HiWinGS). Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans. 10.1002/2017JC013181
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  • Kim, MJ; Novak, GA; Zoerb, MC; Yang, M; Blomquist, BW; Huebert, BJ; Cappa, CD; Bertram, TH. 2017 Air-Sea Exchange of Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds and the Impact on Aerosol Particle Size Distributions. Geophysical Research Letters. 10.1002/2017GL072975
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  • Sims, RP; Schuster, U; Watson, AJ; Yang, M; Hopkins, FE; Stephens, JA; Bell, TG. 2017 A measurement system for vertical seawater profiles close to the air–sea interface. Ocean Science, 13 (5). 649-660. 10.5194/os-13-649-2017
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Selected key publications

Yang, M., R. Beale, P. Liss, M. Johnson, B. Blomquist, and P. Nightingale, Air–sea fluxes of oxygenated volatile organic compounds across the Atlantic Ocean, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7499-7517, doi:10.5194/acp-14-7499-2014, 2014.

Yang, M., P. Nightingale, R. Beale, P. Liss, B. Blomquist, and C. Fairall, Atmospheric deposition of methanol over the Atlantic Ocean, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 110, 50, 20034–20039, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317840110, 2013.

Yang, M., B. Huebert, B. Blomquist, S. Howell, L. Shank, C. McNaughton, A. Clarke, L. Hawkins, L. Russell, D. Covert, D. Coffman, T. Bates, P. Quinn, N. Zagorac, A. Bandy, S. de Szoeke, P. Zuidema, S. Tucker, W. Brewer, K. Benedict, and J. Collett, Atmospheric sulfur cycling in the Southeastern Pacific – longitudinal distribution, vertical profile, and diel variability observed during VOCALS-REx, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 5079-5097, doi:10.5194/acp-11-5079-2011, 2011.

Yang, M., B. Blomquist, C. Fairall, S. Archer, and B. Huebert, Air-sea Exchange of Dimethylsulfide (DMS) in the Southern Ocean – Measurements from SO GasEx compared to temperate and tropical regions, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00F05, doi:10.1029/2010JC006526, 2011.

Yang, M., B. Blomquist, and B. Huebert, Constraining the concentration of the hydroxyl radical in a stratocumulus-topped marine boundary layer from sea-to-air eddy covariance flux measurements of dimethylsulfide, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 9225-9236, 2009.

Yang, M., S. Howell, J. Zhuang, and B. Huebert, Attribution of Aerosol Light Absorption to black carbon, brown carbon, and dust in China – Interpretations of atmospheric measurements during EAST-AIRE, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2035-2050, 2009.

Other activities

Western Channel Observatory Task Team member

PML Library Committee member