Publications by Mingfang Ting

1. Deng, K. , Y. Song, M. Ting, M. Lu and C. Hu, 2018: Variations of Mid-Pacific Trough and their Relations to the Asian-Pacific-North American Climate: Roles of Tropical Sea Surface Temperature and Arctic Sea Ice. J. Climate: doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0064.1, early online. PDF
2. Jong, B.-T. , M. Ting, R. Seager and D.-E. Lee, 2018: Role of the equatorial Pacific SST forecast error in the late winter California precipitation forecast for the 2015-16 El Niño. J. Climate, 31: 839-852, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0145.1. PDF
3. Li, X. , M. Ting and D.-E. Lee, 2018: Fast Adjustments of the Asian Summer Monsoon to Anthropogenic Aerosols. Geo. Res. Lett, 45: 1 - 10, PDF
4. Seager, R., J. Feldman, N. Lis, M. Ting, A.P. Williams, J. Nakamura, H. Liu and N. Henderson, 2018: Wither the 100th meridian? The once and future physical and human geography of America’s arid-humid divide. Part II: The meridian moves east. Earth Interactions.
5. Seager, R., N. Lis, J. Feldman, M. Ting, A.P. Williams, J. Nakamura, H. Liu and N. Henderson, 2018: Wither the 100th meridian? The once and future physical and human geography of America’s arid-humid divide. Part I: The story so far.
6. Singh, D., R. Seager, B.I. Cook, M.A. Cane, M. Ting, E.R. Cook and M. Davis, 2018: Climate and the great global famine of 1876-78. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.
7. Ting, M. , R. Seager, C. Li, H. Liu and N. Henderson, 2018: Mechanism of Future Spring Drying in the Southwest U.S. in CMIP5 Models. J. Climate: doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0574.1, early online. PDF
8. Vigaud, N. , M. Ting, D. Lee, A. Barnston and Y. Kushnir, 2018: Multi-scale variability in North American summer maximum temperatures and modulations from the North Atlantic simulated by an AGCM. J. Climate: doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0392.1, early online. PDF
9. Guo, Y. , T. Ting, Z. Wen and D.E. Lee, 2017: Distinct patterns of tropical Pacific SST anomaly and their impacts on North American climate. J. Climate, 30: 5221-5241, 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0488.1. PDF
10. Jiang, X. and M. Ting, 2017: A dipole pattern of summertime rainfall across the Indian subcontinent and the Tibetan Plateau. J. Climate, 30: 9607-9620, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0914.1. PDF
11. Li, X. and M. Ting, 2017: Understanding the Asian summer monsoon response to greenhouse warming: the relative roles of direct radiative forcing and sea surface temperature change. Clim. Dyn. : doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3470-3. PDF
12. Mascioli, N.R., M. Previdi, A.M. Fiore and M. Ting, 2017: Timing and seasonality of the United States ‘warming hole’. Environ. Res. Lett., 12: 1, PDF
13. Seager, R. and M. Ting, 2017: Decadal Drought Variability Over North America: Mechanisms and Predictability. Curr Clim Change Rep: 1, doi:10.1007/s40641-017-0062-1. PDF
14. Shimkus, C., M. Ting, J. Booth, S. Adamo, M. Madajewicz, Y. Kushnir and H. Rieder, 2017: Winter storm intensity, hazards and property losses in the New York Tri-State area. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: accepted. PDF
15. Wang, L., M. Ting and P.J. Kushner, 2017: A robust empirical seasonal prediction of winter NAO and surface climate. Nature, Scientific Reports, 7:279: 1, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00353-y. PDF
16. Jong, B.-T., M. Ting and R. Seager, 2016: El Niño's impact on California precipitation: seasonality, regionality, and El Niño intensity. Environ. Res. Lett., 11: 1 - 8, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054021. PDF
17. Simpson, I., R. Seager, M. Ting and T. Shaw, 2016: Causes of change in Northern Hemisphere winter meridional wind and regional hydroclimate. Nature Clim. Change, 6: 65-70, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2783. PDF ABS
18. Wang, L., M. F. Ting, D. Chapman, D. E. Lee, N. Henderson and X. J. Yuan, 2016: Prediction of northern summer low-frequency circulation using a high-order vector auto-regressive model. Climate Dynamics, 46(3-4): 693-709. ABS
19. Wang, L., X. Yuan, M. Ting and C. Li, 2016: Predicting Summer Arctic sea ice intra-seasonal variability using a vector auto-regressive model. J. Climate, 29: 1529-1543, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0313.1. PDF
20. Yang, X., X. Yuan and M. Ting, 2016: Dynamical link between the Barents–Kara sea ice and the Arctic oscillation. J. Climate, 29: 5103-5122, 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0669.1. PDF
21. Li, X.Q. and M. Ting, 2015: Recent and future changes in the Asian monsoon-ENSO relationship: Natural or forced? Geophysical Research Letters, 42(9): 3502-3512, doi:10.1002/2015GL063557. PDF ABS
22. Li, X.Q., M. Ting, C.H. Li and N. Henderson, 2015: Mechanisms of Asian Summer Monsoon Changes in Response to Anthropogenic Forcing in CMIP5 Models. Journal of Climate, 28(10): 4107-4125. PDF ABS
23. Simpson, I., R. Seager, T. Shaw and M. Ting, 2015: Mediterranean summer climate and the importance of Middle East topography. J. Climate, 28: 1977-1996, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00298.1. PDF
24. Ting, M., S.J. Camargo, C.L. Cuihua and Y. Kushnir, 2015: Natural and Forced North Atlantic Hurricane Potential Intensity Change in CMIP5 Models. J. Climate, 28: 3926-3942, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00520.1. PDF
25. Wang, L., M. Ting, D. Chapman, D. Lee, N. Henderson and X. Yuan, 2015: Prediction of Northern Summer Low-Frequency Circulation Using a Multi-Level Vector Auto-Regressive Model. Clim Dyn.: DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2607-0. PDF
26. Yang, S., K. Deng, M.Ting and C. Hu, 2015: Advances in research on atmospheric energy propagation and the interactions between different latitudes. J. Meteor. Res., 29(6): 859-883, doi: 10.1007/s13351-015-5088-5. PDF
27. Kaufman, D., K. Anchukaitis, U. Büentgen, J. Emile-Geay, M. N. Evans, H. Goosse, J. Luterbacher, J. Smerdon, M. Tingley and L. von Gunten, 2014: A Community-Driven Framework for Climate Reconstructions EOS, 95(40): 361-368. PDF
28. Seager, R., D. Neelin, I. Simpson, H. Liu, N. Henderson, T. Shaw, Y. Kushnir, M. Ting and B.I. Cook, 2014: Dynamical and Thermodynamical Causes of Large-Scale Changes in the Hydrological Cycle over North America in Response to Global Warming. J. Climate, 27: 7921-7948, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00153.1. PDF
29. Seager, R., H. Liu, N. Henderson, I. Simpson, C. Kelley, T. Shaw, Y. Kushnir and M. Ting, 2014: Causes of Increasing Aridification of the Mediterranean Region in Response to Rising Greenhouse Gases. J. Climate, 27: 4655-4675, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00446.1. PDF
30. Ting, M., Y. Kushnir and L. Cuihaua, 2014: North Atlantic Multidecadal SST Oscillation: External forcing versus internal variability. J. Marine Systems, 133: 27-38, PDF
31. Camargo, S. J., M. F. Ting and Y. Kushnir, 2013: Influence of local and remote SST on North Atlantic tropical cyclone potential intensity. Climate Dynamics, 40(5-6): 1515-1529, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1536-4. PDF ABS
32. Li, W., L. Li, M. Ting, Y. Deng, Y. Kushnir, Y. Liu, Y. Lu, C. Wang and P. Zhang, 2013: Intensification of the Southern Hemisphere summertime subtropical anticyclones in a warming climate. Geo. Res. Let., 40: 5959–5964, doi:10.1002/2013GL058124. PDF
33. Seager, R., M. Ting, C. Li, N. Naik(Henderson), B. Cook, J. Nakamura and H. Liu, 2013: Projections of declining surface-water availability for southwestern United States. Nature Climatic Change: doi:10.1038/nclimate1787. PDF
34. Wu, Y., R. Seager, T.A. Shaw, M. Ting and N. Naik(Henderson), 2013: Atmospheric Circulation Response to An Instantaneous Doubling of Carbon Dioxide Part II: Atmospheric Transient Adjustment and its Dynamics. J. Climate(26): 918-935, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00104.1. PDF
35. Zhang, R., T.L. Delworth, R. Sutton, D.L.R. Hodson, K.W. Dizon, I.M. Held, Y. Kushnir, J. Marshall, Y. Ming, R. Msadek, J. Robson, A.J. Rosati, M. Ting and G.A. Vecchi, 2013: Have Aerosols caused the observed Atlantic Multidecadal Variability? J. Atmos. Sci., 70: 1135-1144, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-12-0331.1. PDF
36. Kelley, C., M. Ting, R. Seager and Y. Kushnir, 2012: Mediterranean precipitation climatology, season cycle, and trend as simulated by CMIP5. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39: L21703, doi:10.1029/2012GL053416. PDF
37. Li, W., L. Li, M. Ting and Y. Liu, 2012: Intensification of Northern Hemisphere subtropical highs in a warming climate. Nature Geosciences, 5: 830-834, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1590. PDF
38. Wu, Y., R. Seager, M. Ting, N. Naik(Henderson) and T.A. Shaw, 2012: Atmospheric Curculation Response to An Instantaneous Doubling of Carbon Dioxide Part I: Model Experiments and Transient Thermal Response in the Troposphere. J. Climate, 25: 2862-2879, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00284.1. PDF
39. Yu, B, F.W. Zwiers, G.J. Boer and M. Ting, 2012: Structure and variances of equatorial zonal circulation in a multimodel ensemble. Clim Dyn.: DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1372-6. PDF
40. Kelley, C., M. Ting, R. Seager and Y. Kushnir, 2011: The relative contributions of radiative forcing and internal climate variability to the late 20th Century drying of the Mediterranean region. Clim. Dyn.: DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1221-z. PDF
41. Sobolowski, S., G. Gong and M. Ting, 2011: Investigating the Linear and Nonlinear Stationary Wave Response to Anomalous North American Snow Cover. J. Atmos. Sci., 68: 904-917, doi: 10.1175/2010JAS3581.1. PDF
42. Ting, M., Y. Kushnir, R. Seager and L. Cuihua, 2011: Robust features of Atlantic multi‐decadal variability and its climate impacts. Geo. Res. Letters, 38(L17705): doi:10.1029/2011GL048712. PDF
43. Harnik, N., R. Seager, N. Naik(Henderson), M.A. Cane and M. Ting, 2010: The role of linear wave refraction in the transient eddy–mean flow response to tropical Pacific SST anomalies. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 136: 2132-2146. PDF
44. Kushnir, Y., R. Seager, M. Ting, N. Naik(Henderson) and J. Nakamura, 2010: Mechanisms of Tropical Atlantic SST Influence on North American Precipitation Variability. Journal of Climate, 23: DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI3172.1. PDF
45. Seager, R., N. Naik(Henderson), M. Ting, M. A. Cane, N. Harnik and Y. Kushnir, 2010: Adjustment of the atmospheric circulation to tropical Pacific SST anomalies: Variability of transient eddy propagation in the Pacific-North America sector. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 136: 277-296. DOI: 10.1002/qj.588. PDF ABS
46. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura, M. Ting and N. Naik(Henderson), 2010: Northern hemisphere winter snow anomalies: ENSO, NAO and the winter of 2009/10. Geo. Res. Letters, 37(L14703): doi:10.1029/2010GL043830. PDF
47. Sobolowski, S., G. Gong and M. F. Ting, 2010: Modeled Climate State and Dynamic Responses to Anomalous North American Snow Cover. Journal of Climate, 23(3): 785-799. ABS
48. Wu, Y., M. Ting, R. Seager, M.A. Cane and H.-P. Huang, 2010: Changes in storm tracks and energy transports in a warmer climate simulated by the GFDL CM2.1 model. Climate Dynamics: DOI 10.1007/s00382-010-0776-4. PDF
49. Schubert, S., D. Gutzler, H. L. Wang, A. Dai, T. Delworth, C. Deser, K. Findell, R. Fu, W. Higgins, M. Hoerling, B. Kirtman, R. Koster, A. Kumar, D. Legler, D. Lettenmaier, B. Lyon, V. Magana, K. Mo, S. Nigam, P. Pegion, A. Phillips, R. Pulwarty, D. Rind, A. Ruiz-Barradas, J. Schemm, R. Seager, R. Stewart, M. Suarez, J. Syktus, M. F. Ting, C. Z. Wang, S. Weaver and N. Zeng, 2009: A US CLIVAR Project to Assess and Compare the Responses of Global Climate Models to Drought-Related SST Forcing Patterns: Overview and Results. Journal of Climate, 22(19): 5251-5272. PDF ABS
50. Seager, R., M. Ting, M. Davis, M. Cane, N. Naik(Henderson), J. Nakamura, C. Li, E. Cook and D. W. Stahle, 2009: Mexican drought: an observational modeling and tree ring study of variability and climate change. Atmosfera, 22(1): 1-31. PDF ABS
51. Son, S. W., M. F. Ting and L. M. Polvani, 2009: The Effect of Topography on Storm-Track Intensity in a Relatively Simple General Circulation Model. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66(2): 393-411. ABS
52. Ting, M. F., Y. Kushnir, R. Seager and C. H. Li, 2009: Forced and Internal Twentieth-Century SST Trends in the North Atlantic. Journal of Climate, 22(6): 1469-1481. PDF ABS
53. Liang, X. Z., J. H. Zhu, K. E. Kunkel, M. F. Ting and J. X. L. Wang, 2008: Do CGCMs simulate the North American monsoon precipitation seasonal-interannual variability? Journal of Climate, 21(17): 4424-4448. ABS
54. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, M. Ting, M. Cane, N. Naik and J. Miller, 2008: Would advance knowledge of 1930s SSTs have allowed prediction of the dust bowl drought? Journal of Climate, 21(13): 3261-3281. ABS
55. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, M. Ting, M. Cane, N. Naik(Henderson) and J. Miller, 2008: Would advance knowledge of 1930s SSTs have allowed prediction of the dust bowl drought? Journal of Climate, 21(13): 3261-3281. PDF ABS
56. Seager, R., M. F. Ting, I. Held, Y. Kushnir, J. Lu, G. Vecchi, H. P. Huang, N. Harnik, A. Leetmaa, N. C. Lau, C. H. Li, J. Velez(Nakamura) and N. Naik(Henderson), 2007: Model projections of an imminent transition to a more arid climate in southwestern North America. Science, 316(5828): 1181-1184. PDF ABS
57. Sobolowski, S. , G. Gong and M. Ting, 2007: Northern Hemisphere winter climate variability: Response to North American snow cover anomalies and orography. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34: L16825, doi:10.1029/2007GL030573.
58. Dominguez, F., P. Kumar, X. Z. Liang and M. F. Ting, 2006: Impact of atmospheric moisture storage on precipitation recycling. Journal of Climate, 19(8): 1513-1530. ABS
59. Ting, M. F. and H. L. Wang, 2006: The role of the north American topography on the maintenance of the great plains summer low-level jet. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 63(3): 1056-1068. ABS
60. Seager, R., N. Harnik, W. A. Robinson, Y. Kushnir, M.F. Ting, H. P. Huang and J. Velez(Nakamura), 2005: Mechanisms of ENSO-forcing of hemispherically symmetric precipitation variability. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 131(608): 1501-1527. PDF ABS
61. Joseph, R., M. F. Ting and P. J. Kushner, 2004: The global stationary wave response to climate change in a coupled GCM. Journal of Climate, 17(3): 540-556. ABS
62. Liang, X. Z., L. Li, K. E. Kunkel, M. F. Ting and J. X. L. Wang, 2004: Regional climate model simulation of US precipitation during 1982-2002. Part I: Annual cycle. Journal of Climate, 17(18): 3510-3529.
63. Ting, M. and R. Joseph, 2004: Maintenance and Seasonal Transitions of the Stationary Waves during East Asian Monsoon. In: C.-P. Chang (Editor), East Asian Monsoon, World Scientific Series on Meteorology of East Asia. World Scientific Publishing Co., pp. 545-564.
64. Held, I. M., M. F. Ting and H. L. Wang, 2002: Northern winter stationary waves: Theory and modeling. Journal of Climate, 15(16): 2125-2144. ABS
65. Ting, M. F., H. L. Wang and L. H. Yu, 2001: Nonlinear stationary wave maintenance and seasonal cycle in the GFDL R30 GCM. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 58(16): 2331-2354. ABS
66. Joseph, R., M. F. Ting and P. Kumar, 2000: Multiple-scale spatio-temporal variability of precipitation over the coterminous United States. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 1(5): 373-392. ABS
67. Ting, M. F., M. P. Hoerling and T. Y. Xu, 2000: "Northern hemisphere teleconnection patterns during extreme phases of the zonal-mean circulation" - Reply. Journal of Climate, 13(5): 1040-1043.
68. Wang, H. and M. F. Ting, 2000: Covariabilities of winter US precipitation and Pacific Sea surface temperatures. Journal of Climate, 13(20): 3711-3719. ABS
69. Wang, H. L. and M. F. Ting, 1999: Seasonal cycle of the climatological stationary waves in the NCEP-NCAR reanalysis. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 56(22): 3892-3919. ABS
70. Wang, H., M. F. Ting and M. Ji, 1999: Prediction of seasonal mean United States precipitation based on El Niño sea surface temperatures. Geophysical Research Letters, 26(9): 1341-1344. ABS
71. Liu, A. Z., M. F. Ting and H. L. Wang, 1998: Maintenance of circulation anomalies during the 1988 drought and 1993 floods over the United States. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55(17): 2810-2832. ABS
72. Ting, M. F. and L. H. Yu, 1998: Steady response to tropical heating in wavy linear and nonlinear baroclinic models. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55(24): 3565-3582. ABS
73. Ting, M. F. and H. Wang, 1997: Summertime US precipitation variability and its relation to Pacific sea surface temperature. Journal of Climate, 10(8): 1853-1873. ABS
74. Ting, M. F., 1996: Steady linear response to tropical heating in barotropic and baroclinic models. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 53(12): 1698-1709. ABS
75. Ting, M. F., M. P. Hoerling, T. Y. Xu and A. Kumar, 1996: Northern hemisphere teleconnection patterns during extreme phases of the zonal-mean circulation. Journal of Climate, 9(10): 2614-2633. ABS
76. Hoerling, M. P., M. F. Ting and A. Kumar, 1995: Zonal Flow-Stationary Wave Relationship During El Niño - Implications for Seasonal Forecasting. Journal of Climate, 8(7): 1838-1852. ABS
77. Ting, M. F. and S. L. Peng, 1995: Dynamics of the Early and Middle Winter Atmospheric Responses to the Northwest Atlantic SST Anomalies. Journal of Climate, 8(9): 2239-2254. ABS
78. Hoerling, M. P. and M. F. Ting, 1994: Organization of Extratropical Transients During El Niño. Journal of Climate, 7(5): 745-766. ABS
79. Ting, M. F., 1994: Maintenance of Northern Summer Stationary Waves in a GCM. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 51(22): 3286-3308. ABS
80. Ting, M. F. and M. P. Hoerling, 1993: Dynamics of Stationary Wave Anomalies During the 1986/87 El Niño. Climate Dynamics, 9(3): 147-164. ABS
81. Ting, M. F. and N. C. Lau, 1993: A Diagnostic and Modeling Study of the Monthly Mean Wintertime Anomalies Appearing in a 100-Year GCM Experiment. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 50(17): 2845-2867. ABS
82. Ting, M. F. and P. D. Sardeshmukh, 1993: Factors Determining the Extratropical Response to Equatorial Diabatic Heating Anomalies. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 50(6): 907-918. ABS
83. Hoerling, M. P., M. L. Blackmon and M. F. Ting, 1992: Simulating the Atmospheric Response to the 1985-87 El Niño Cycle. Journal of Climate, 5(7): 669-682. ABS
84. Ting, M. F., 1991: The Stationary Wave Response to a Midlatitude SST Anomaly in an Idealized GCM. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 48(10): 1249-1275. ABS
85. Held, I. M. and M. Ting, 1990: Orographic Versus Thermal Forcing of Stationary Waves - the Importance of the Mean Low-Level Wind. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 47(4): 495-500.
86. Ting, M. F. and I. M. Held, 1990: The Stationary Wave Response to a Tropical SST Anomaly in an Idealized GCM. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 47(21): 2546-2566.
87. Karoly, D. J., R. A. Plumb and M. F. Ting, 1989: Examples of the Horizontal Propagation of Quasi-Stationary Waves. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 46(18): 2802-2811.

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