Dr. Jie Gong

Dr. Jie Gong

  • RESEARCH SCIENTIS
  • 301.614.6154
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: USRA
  • Research Interests

    Atmospheric Dynamics; Waves; Clouds

    Cloud 3D structures and the related impacts;
    Cloud property retrievals;
    Atmospheric gravity waves; cloud-gravity wave interactions;
    Troposphere-stratosphere exchanges through clouds and waves

    Positions/Employment

    7/2013 - Present

    Research Scientist II

    Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Columbia, MD
    3/2012 - 6/2013

    Research Scientist I

    Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Columbia, MD
    2/2010 - 3/2012

    Postdoc Scholar

    California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA

    Education

    Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, 2009
    B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Peking University, 2005

    Professional Service

    Regular reviewer for J. Geophys. Res.,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  Mon. Weather Rev.,  Atmos. Chem. Phys.,  Ann. Geophys.,  Atmos. Res., International J. of Remote Sensing, JASTP, etc.

    Reviewer for NASA NPP and ROSES proposals

    Panelist of NSF and NASA programs
     

    Awards

    Robert H. Goddard Award in Engineering as one IceCube team member, May 2019

    Best Senior Author Paper Award from 610 AT (Earth Science Division: Atmospheres), GSFC, September 2017

    Best First-authored Paper Award from Climate and Radiation Lab, GSFC, January 2017

    GESTAR Mission Achievement Award, May 2013

    Grants

    08/16/2019 ROSES-RRNES, NASA

    Making IceCube Data Scientifically Usable to the Community: Calibration, Delivery and Analysis of IceCube Level 1 Data

    ; PI
    04/17/2019 CloudSat Calipso, NASA-ROSES

    Reconstructing the Floating Snow Diurnal Cycle and Ice Production Rate from Passive Microwave Measurements Using CloudSat-CALIPSO as the Baseline

    ; PI
    04/01/2017 ACMAP, NASA ROSES

    Investigation of Laminar Cirrus and its Roles in TTL Water Vapor

    ; Co-I
    07/01/2016 CloudSat/Calipso, NASA ROSES

    Use of CloudSat and CALIPSO Data to Improve Cloud Anvil Modeling

    ; Co-I

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Wang, T., D. L. Wu, J. Gong, and V. Tsai. 2019. "Tropopause Laminar Cirrus and Its Role in the Lower Stratosphere Total Water Budget." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2018JD029845 [10.1029/2018jd029845]

    L. Carr, J., D. L. Wu, M. A. Kelly, and J. Gong. 2018. "MISR-GOES 3D Winds: Implications for Future LEO-GEO and LEO-LEO Winds." Remote Sensing, 10 (12): 1885 [10.3390/rs10121885]

    Wu, D., T. Wang, T. Várnai, et al. J. Limbacher, R. Kahn, G. Taha, J. Lee, J. Gong, and T. Yuan. 2018. "MISR Radiance Anomalies Induced by Stratospheric Volcanic Aerosols." Remote Sensing, 10 (12): 1875 [10.3390/rs10121875]

    Gong, J., X. Zeng, D. L. Wu, and X. Li. 2017. "Diurnal Variation of Tropical Ice Cloud Microphysics: Evidence from Global Precipitation Measurement Microwave Imager (GPM-GMI) Polarimetric Measurements." Geophysical Research Letters, [10.1002/2017gl075519]

    Gong, J., and D. L. Wu. 2017. "Microphysical Properties of Frozen Particles Inferred from Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI) Polarimetric Measurements." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17: 2741-2757 [10.5194/acp-17-2741-2017]

    Lu, X., C. Cao, W. Huang, et al. J. Smith, X. Chu, T. Yuan, D. Pautet, M. Taylor, J. Gong, and C. Cullens. 2015. "A Coordinated Study of 1-h Mesoscale Gravity Waves Propagating from Logan to Boulder with CRRL Na Doppler Lidars and Temperature Mapper." Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 120 (19): 10,006–10,021 [10.1002/2015JD023604]

    Rong, P. P., J. Yue, J. M. Russell III, et al. J. D. Lumpe, J. Gong, D. L. Wu, and C. E. Randall. 2015. "Horizontal winds derived from the polar mesospheric cloud images as observed by the CIPS instrument on the AIM satellite." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120 (11): 5564-5584 [10.1002/2014JD022813]

    Gong, J., D. L. Wu, and V. Limpasuvan. 2015. "Meridionally tilted ice cloud structures in the tropical Upper Troposphere as seen by CloudSat." Atmos. Chem. Phys. , 15: 6271-6281 [10.5194/acp-15-6271-2015]

    Gong, J., J. Yue, and D. L. Wu. 2015. "Global survey of concentric gravity waves in AIRS images and ECMWF analysis." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos, 120: 2210-2228 [10.1002/2014JD022527]

    Gong, J., and D. Wu. 2014. "CloudSat-constrained cloud ice water path and cloud top height retrievals from MHS 157 and 183.3 GHz radiances." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7 (6): 1873-1890 [10.5194/amt-7-1873-2014]

    Wu, D., 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. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 53 (1): 157-165 [10.1175/JAMC-D-13-041.1]

    Gong, J., and D. Wu. 2013. "View-angle-dependent AIRS cloudiness and radiance variance: Analysis and interpretation." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118 (5): 2327-2339 [10.1002/jgrd.50120]

    Choi, H.-J., H.-Y. Chun, J. Gong, and D. 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 (D5): D05115 [10.1029/2011JD016900]

    Gong, J., D. Wu, and S. D. Eckermann. 2012. "Gravity wave variances and propagation derived from AIRS radiances." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12 (4): 1701-1720 [10.5194/acp-12-1701-2012]

    Gong, J., and D. Wu. 2011. "View-angle dependent AIRS cloud radiances: Implications for tropical anvil structures." Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (14): L14802 [10.1029/2011GL047910]

    Gong, J., and M. A. Geller. 2010. "Vertical fluctuation energy in United States high vertical resolution radiosonde data as an indicator of convective gravity wave sources." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D11): D11110 [10.1029/2009JD012265]

    Geller, M. A., and J. Gong. 2010. "Gravity wave kinetic, potential, and vertical fluctuation energies as indicators of different frequency gravity waves." J Geophys Res, 115 (D11): D11111 [10.1029/2009JD012266]

    Gong, J., M. A. Geller, and L. Wang. 2008. "Source spectra information derived from U.S. high-resolution radiosonde data." J. Geophys. Res., 113 (D10): D10106 [10.1029/2007JD009252]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Wang, T., D. L. Wu, J. Gong, and V. Tsai. 2019. "Tropopause Laminar Cirrus and Its Role in the Lower Stratosphere Total Water Budget." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 2018JD029845 [10.1029/2018jd029845]

    L. Carr, J., D. L. Wu, M. A. Kelly, and J. Gong. 2018. "MISR-GOES 3D Winds: Implications for Future LEO-GEO and LEO-LEO Winds." Remote Sensing 10 (12): 1885 [10.3390/rs10121885]

    Wu, D., T. Wang, T. Várnai, et al. J. Limbacher, R. Kahn, G. Taha, J. Lee, J. Gong, and T. Yuan. 2018. "MISR Radiance Anomalies Induced by Stratospheric Volcanic Aerosols." Remote Sensing 10 (12): 1875 [10.3390/rs10121875]

    Gong, J., X. Zeng, D. L. Wu, and X. Li. 2017. "Diurnal Variation of Tropical Ice Cloud Microphysics: Evidence from Global Precipitation Measurement Microwave Imager (GPM-GMI) Polarimetric Measurements." Geophysical Research Letters [10.1002/2017gl075519]

    Gong, J., and D. L. Wu. 2017. "Microphysical Properties of Frozen Particles Inferred from Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI) Polarimetric Measurements." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 2741-2757 [10.5194/acp-17-2741-2017]

    Lu, X., C. Cao, W. Huang, et al. J. Smith, X. Chu, T. Yuan, D. Pautet, M. Taylor, J. Gong, and C. Cullens. 2015. "A Coordinated Study of 1-h Mesoscale Gravity Waves Propagating from Logan to Boulder with CRRL Na Doppler Lidars and Temperature Mapper." Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere 120 (19): 10,006–10,021 [10.1002/2015JD023604]

    Rong, P. P., J. Yue, J. M. Russell III, et al. J. D. Lumpe, J. Gong, D. L. Wu, and C. E. Randall. 2015. "Horizontal winds derived from the polar mesospheric cloud images as observed by the CIPS instrument on the AIM satellite." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120 (11): 5564-5584 [10.1002/2014JD022813]

    Gong, J., D. L. Wu, and V. Limpasuvan. 2015. "Meridionally tilted ice cloud structures in the tropical Upper Troposphere as seen by CloudSat." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 15 6271-6281 [10.5194/acp-15-6271-2015]

    Gong, J., J. Yue, and D. L. Wu. 2015. "Global survey of concentric gravity waves in AIRS images and ECMWF analysis." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos 120 2210-2228 [10.1002/2014JD022527]

    Gong, J., and D. Wu. 2014. "CloudSat-constrained cloud ice water path and cloud top height retrievals from MHS 157 and 183.3 GHz radiances." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 7 (6): 1873-1890 [10.5194/amt-7-1873-2014]

    Wu, D., 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. Appl. Meteor. Climatol. 53 (1): 157-165 [10.1175/JAMC-D-13-041.1]

    Gong, J., and D. Wu. 2013. "View-angle-dependent AIRS cloudiness and radiance variance: Analysis and interpretation." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118 (5): 2327-2339 [10.1002/jgrd.50120]

    Choi, H.-J., H.-Y. Chun, J. Gong, and D. 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 (D5): D05115 [10.1029/2011JD016900]

    Gong, J., D. Wu, and S. D. Eckermann. 2012. "Gravity wave variances and propagation derived from AIRS radiances." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12 (4): 1701-1720 [10.5194/acp-12-1701-2012]

    Gong, J., and D. Wu. 2011. "View-angle dependent AIRS cloud radiances: Implications for tropical anvil structures." Geophysical Research Letters 38 (14): L14802 [10.1029/2011GL047910]

    Gong, J., and M. A. Geller. 2010. "Vertical fluctuation energy in United States high vertical resolution radiosonde data as an indicator of convective gravity wave sources." J. Geophys. Res. 115 (D11): D11110 [10.1029/2009JD012265]

    Geller, M. A., and J. Gong. 2010. "Gravity wave kinetic, potential, and vertical fluctuation energies as indicators of different frequency gravity waves." J Geophys Res 115 (D11): D11111 [10.1029/2009JD012266]

    Gong, J., M. A. Geller, and L. Wang. 2008. "Source spectra information derived from U.S. high-resolution radiosonde data." J. Geophys. Res. 113 (D10): D10106 [10.1029/2007JD009252]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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