Profile for Dong Wu

Title: Research Physical Scientist
Affiliation: NASA Civil Service
Contact: E-mail
NASA/GSFC
Code 613
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Office Phone: 301-614-5784
Fax: 301-614-6307

Research Interests

Remote sensing of clouds and winds, Atmospheric/ionospheric gravity waves, Radiative transfer and retrieval algorithms

Experience

Education

Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1993
M.S. in Physics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1989
B.S. in Space Physics, Univ. of Sci. and Tech. of China, Hefei, Anhui, China, 1985

Awards

Service and Professional activity

Publications

Updates to our publications records have been put on hold until a new storage and delivery system has been put in place. As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications. For a more complete listing of publications, please visit the Sciences and Exporation Directorate.


Gong, J., and D.L. Wu (2014). CloudSat-constrained cloud ice water path and cloud top height retrievals from MHS 157 and 183.3 GHz radiances. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1-18.
doi:10.5194/amt-7-1-2014

Kim, M., J. Kim, M. S. Wong, J. Yoon, J. Lee, D.L. Wu, P. W. Chan, J. E. Nichol, C.-Y. Chung, and M.-L. Ou (2014). Improvement of aerosol optical depth retrieval over Hong Kong from a geostationary meteorological satellite using critical reflectance with background optical depth correction Rem. Sens. Environ, 142, 176-187
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.12.003

Lee, Y.G., J. Kim, C.-H. Ho, S.I. An, R. Mao, H.-K. Cho, B. Tian, D.L. Wu, J.N. Lee, O. Kalashnikova, and Y. Choi (2014). Combined effects of AO and ENSO on the occurrence of spring dust over northeast 1 Asia: An observational investigation. Geophys. Res. Lett., (Submitted).

Ruzmaikin, A., J. N. Lee, and D.L. Wu (2014). Patterns of Carbon Monoxide in the Middle Atmosphere and Effects of Solar Variability Adv. in Space Research, (In Press).

Wu, L., A. Lambert, W. G. Read, P. Eriksson, and J. Gong (2014). MLS and CALIOP cloud ice measurements in the upper troposphere: A constraint from microwave on cloud microphysics J. App. Met. Clim, (In Press).

Yang, Y., S. P. Palm, A. Marshak, D. L. Wu, H. Yu, and Q. Fu (2014). First Satellite-detected Perturbations of Outgoing Longwave Radiation Associated with Blowing Snow Events over Antarctica Geophys. Res. Lett, 41(2), 730-735
doi:10.1002/2013GL058932

Flury, T., D.L. Wu, and W.G. Read (2013). Variability in the speed of the Brewer-Dobson circulation as observed by Aura/MLS Atmos. Chem. Phys, 13, 4563-4575
doi:10.5194/acp-13-4563-2013

Gong, J., and D.L. Wu (2013). View angle dependent AIRS cloudiness and radiance variance: analysis and interpretation J. Geophy., Res, 118, 1-13
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50120

Millan, L., W. Read, Y. Kasai, A. Lambert, N. Livesey, J. Mendrok, H. Sagawa, T. Santo, M. Shiotani, and D.L. Wu (2013). SMILES Ice Cloud Products J. Geophy., Res.,-Atmos, 118(12), 6468-6477
DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50322

Choi, H-J., H.-Y. Chun, J. Gong, and D.L. Wu (2012). Comparison of Gravity Wave Temperature Variances from Ray-based Spectral Parameterization of Convective Gravity Wave Drag with AIRS Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D05115.
doi:10.1029/2011JD016900

Eckermann, S., and D.L. Wu (2012). Satellite detection of orographic gravity-wave activity in the winter subtropical stratosphere over Australia and Africa. J. Geophy. Res., 39, L21807.
doi:10.1029/2012GL053791

Flury, T., D.L. Wu, and W.G. Read (2012). Correlation among cirrus ice content, water vapor and temperature in the TTL as observed by CALIPSO and Aura/MLS. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 683-691
doi:10.5194/acp-12-683-2012

Gong, J., D.L. Wu, and S.D. Eckermann (2012). Gravity wave variances and propagation derived from AIRS radiances. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1701-1720
doi:10.5194/acp-12-1701-2012

Lambert A., M.L. Santee, D.L. Wu, and J.H. Chae (2012). A-train CALIPSO and MLS observations of early winter Antarctic polar stratospheric clouds and nitric acid in 2008. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Dis., 12, 2899-2931
doi:10.5194/acp-12-2899-2012

Wu, D.L., and J. Lee (2012). Arctic low cloud changes as observed by MISR and CALIOP: Implication for the enhanced autumnal warming and sea ice loss J. Geophys. Res, 117(D7).
doi:10.1029/2011JD017050

Xie, F., D.L. Wu, C.O. Ao, A.J. Mannucci, and E.R. Kursinski (2012). Advances and limitations of atmospheric boundary layer observations with GPS occultation over Southeast Pacific Ocean Atmos. Chem. Phys, 12, 903-918
doi:10.5194/acp-12-903-2012

Xie, Y., P. Yang, G.W. Kattawar, P. Minnis, Y. Hu, and D.L. Wu (2012). Determination of ice cloud models using MODIS and MISR data Intl. J. Rem Sens., 33, 4219-4253
doi:10.1080/01431161.2011.642323

Chae, J.H., D.L. Wu, Read, W.G., and Sherwood, S.C. (2011). The role of tropical deep convective clouds on temperature, water vapor, and dehydration in the tropical tropopause layer (TTL) Atmos. Chem. Phys, 11, 3811-3821
doi:10.5194/acp-11-3811-2011

Gong, J., and D.L. Wu (2011). View-angle dependent AIRS cloud radiances: Implications for tropical anvil structures Geophys. Res. Lett, 38, L14802.
doi:10.1029/2011GL047910

Lee, J., D. L. Wu, G. L. Manney, M. J. Schwartz, A. Lambert, N. J. Livesey, H. C. Pumphrey, and W. G. Read (2011). Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Observations of the Polar Middle Atmosphere: Dynamics and Transport of H2O and CO J. Geophy., Res, 116, D05110.

Lee, J.N., D.L. Wu, G.L. Manney, M.J. Schwartz, A. Lambert, N.J. Livesey, K.R. Minschwaner, H.C. Pumphrey, and W.G. Read (2011). Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Observations of the Polar Middle Atmosphere: Dynamics and Transport of CO and H2O J. Geophys. Res, 116, D05110.
doi:10.1029/2010JD014608

Limpasuvan, V., M.J. Alexander, Y.J. Orsolini, D.L. Wu, M. Xue, J.H. Richter, and C. Yamashita (2011). Mesoscale simulations of gravity waves during the 2008–2009 major stratospheric sudden warming J. Geophys. Res, 116(D17104).
doi:10.1029/2010JD015190

Wu, D.L., J.H. Chae, A. Lambert, and F.F. Zhang (2011). Characteristics of CALIOP attenuated backscatter noise: Implication for cloud/aerosol detection Atmos. Chem. Phys, 11, 2641-2654
doi:10.5194/acp-11-2641-2011

Jiang, J.H., Hui Su, Steven Pawson, Hui0-Chun Liu, William G. Read, Joe W. Waters, Michelle L. Santee, D.L. Wu, Michael J. Schwartz, Nathanial J. Livesey, Alyn Lambert, Ryan A. Fuller, and Jae N. Lee (2010). Five year (2004–2009) observations of upper tropospheric water vapor and cloud ice from MLS and comparisons with GEOS‐5 analyses J. Geophys. Res, 115, D15103.
doi:10.1029/2009JD013256

Li, T., T. Leblanc, D.L. Wu, X. Dou, and S. Wang (2010). Seasonal and interannual variability of gravity wave activity revealed by long‐term lidar observations over Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii J. Geophys. Res, 115, D13103.
doi:10.1029/2009JD013586

Wu, D.L., David J. Diner, Michael J. Garay, Veljko M. Jovanovic, Jae N. Lee, Catherine M. Moroney, Kevin J. Mueller, and David L. Nelson (2010). MISR CMVs and multiangular views of tropical cyclone inner-core dynamics Proceeding of The 10th International Wind Workshop (IWW10), Tokyo, Japan

Xie, F., D.L. Wu, C.O. Ao, E.R. Kursinski, A.J. Mannucci, and S. Syndergaard (2010). Super-refraction effects on GPS radio occultation refractivity in marine boundary layers Geophys. Res. Lett, 37, L11805.
doi:10.1029/2010GL043299

Xie, F., D.L. Wu, C.O. Ao, and A. Mannucci (2010). Atmospheric diurnal variations observed with GPS radio occultation soundings Atmos. Chem. Phys, 10, 1-11
doi:10.5194/acp-10-1-2010

Eckermann, S.D., L. Hoffmann, M. Hopfner, D.L. Wu, and M.J. Alexander (2009). Antarctic NAT PSC belt of June 2003: Observational validation of the mountain wave seeding hypothesis J. Geophys. Res, 36, L02807.
doi:10.1029/2008GL036629

Eckermann, S.D., Jun Ma, D.L. Wu, and Dave Broutman (2009). A Three-Dimensional Mountain Wave Imaged in Satellite Radiance Throughout the Stratosphere: Evidence of the Effects of Directional Wind Shear Q.J.R. Meteo. Soc, 133(629), 1959-1975
doi:10.1002/qj.187

Kim, S.-Y., H.-Y. Chun, and D.L. Wu (2009). A study on stratospheric gravity waves generated by Typhoon Ewiniar: Numerical simulations and observations J. Geophys. Res, 114, D22104.
doi:10.1029/2009JD011971

Lee, J., D.L. Wu, G. L. Manney, and M. J. Schwartz (2009). Aura Microwave Limb Sounder observations of the Northern Annular Mode in the Mesosphere through the Upper Troposphere Geophys. Res. Lett, 36, L20807.

Lee, J.N., D.L. Wu, G.L. Manney, and M.J. Schwartz (2009). Aura Microwave Limb Sounder Observations of the Northern Annular Mode: From the Mesosphere to the Upper Troposphere Geophys. Res. Lett, 36, L20807.
doi:10.1029/2009GL040678

Limpasuvan, V., and D.L. Wu (2009). Anomalous Two-day Wave Behavior during the 2006 Austral Summer Geophys. Res. Lett, 36, L04807.
doi:10.1029/2008GL036387

Waliser, D.E., Frank Li, C. Woods, R. Austin, J. Bacmeister, J. Chern, A. Del Genio, J.Jiang, Z. Kuang, H. Meng, P. Minnis, S.E. Platnick, W.B. Rossow, G. Stephens, S. Sun-Mack, W.K. Tao, A. Tompkins, D. Vane, C. Walker, and D.L. Wu (2009). Cloud Ice: A Climate Model Challenge With Signs and Expectations of Progress J. Geophys. Res, 114, D00A21.
doi:10.1029/2008JD010015

Wu, D.L., S.A. Ackerman, R. Davies, D.J. Diner, M.J. Garay, B.H. Kahn, B.C. Maddux, C.M. Moroney, G.L. Stephens, J.P. Veefkind, and M.A. Vaughan (2009). Vertical Distributions and Relationships of Cloud Occurrence Frequency as Observed by MISR, AIRS, MODIS, OMI, CALIPSO, and CloudSat Geophys. Res. Lett, 36, L09821.
doi:10.1029/2009GL037464

Wu, D.L., R.T. Austin, M. Deng, S.L. Durden, A.J. Heymsfield, J.H. Jiang, A. Lambert, J.-L. Li, N.J. Livesey, G.M. McFarquhar, J.V. Pittman, G.L. Stephens, S. Tanelli, D.G. Vane, and D.E. Waliser (2009). Comparisons of global cloud ice from MLS, CloudSat, and other correlative data sets J. Geophys. Res, 114, D00A24.
doi:10.1029/2008JD009946