Xiaohua Pan

Xiaohua Pan

  • ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6002
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 614
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Research Interests

    Study the fire-drought-climate-land use change interaction (e.g., in Indonesia); Improve global fire emission inventories; Improve regional (e.g., South Asia) and Global aerosol simulation; Study Asian aerosol-monsoon interaction; Study the impact of absorbing aerosol on sea ice melting; Study Air-sea interaction (e.g., El Nino and Indian Ocean Dipole); Study climate Variability and Prediction (e.g., El Nino ); Study extreme events

    Current Projects

    Past and Current

    --- NASA MAP project: 2009-2012 (PI: Huisheng Bian)

    A global modeling of nitrate and ammonium at present day and the year 2050: implication for atmospheric radiation, chemistry, and ecosystems

    --- NASA NPP project: 2013-2015 (PI: Xiaohua Pan)
    Improving aerosol simulation over South Asia for climate and air quality studies
    --- NASA ACMAP: 2014-2017 (PI: Mian Chin)
    Interactions between Asian air pollution and monsoon system – a multi-scale modeling and analysis
    --- NASA ESDRUA: 2011-2016 (PI: Charles Ichoku)
    Coherent uncertainty analysis of aerosol data products from multiple satellites

    --- NASA MAP: 2017-2020 (PI: Mian Chin)

    Aerosol-cloud-radiation interactions in a changing climate: Processes, multidecadal variations, and effects on surface radiation trends

    --- NASA Carbon Cycle: 2018-2019 (PI: Tomohiro Oda)

    A Fine-Scale Global Fossil Fuel and Biomass Burning Emissions Using Suomi-NPP VIIRS Satellite Data

     

    Education

    • Ph.D. Climate Dynamics

    Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University, Virginia
    Dissertation: The impact of mean climate on ENSO simulation and prediction
    Advisor: Jagadish Shukla and Bohua Huang

    • M.Sc. Meteorology

    National Academy of Meteorological Science, Beijing, China,
    Thesis: The study on the temperature and precipitation extremes for 1951-1999 in China
    Advisor: Panmao Zhai
     

    • B.Sc. Meteorology

    Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, China

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union (AGU) , 2009 - Present
    Aerosol Comparison between observations and models (AeroCom) , 2009 - Present
    Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Monsoon (ACAM), 2015 - Present

    Awards

    NASA NPP postdoc fellow 2013-2015

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Pan, X., M. Chin, C. M. Ichoku, and R. Field. 2018. "Connecting Indonesian fires and drought with the type of El Niño and phase of the Indian Ocean Dipole during 1979-2016." Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, [10.1029/2018JD028402]

    Liang, C.-K., J. J. West, R. A. Silva, et al. H. Bian, M. Chin, F. J. Dentener, Y. Davila, L. Emmons, G. Folberth, J. Flemming, D. Henze, U. Im, J. E. Jonson, T. Kucsera, T. J. Keating, M. T. Lund, A. Lenzen, M. Lin, R. B. Pierce, R. J. Park, X. Pan, T. Sekiya, K. Sudo, and T. Takemura. 2018. "HTAP2 multi-model estimates of premature human mortalitydue to intercontinental transport of air pollution." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 1-35 [10.5194/acp-18-10497-2018]

    Chin, M., H. Bian, T. Kucsera, et al. T. Diehl, Z. Tao, D. Kim, and X. Pan. 2017. "Connection Between East Asian Air Pollution and Monsoon System." Air Pollution in Eastern Asia: An Integrated Perspective, 87-103 [10.1007/978-3-319-59489-7_5]

    Bian, H., M. Chin, D. A. Hauglustaine, et al. M. Schulz, G. Myhre, S. E. Bauer, M. T. Lund, V. A. Karydis, T. L. Kucsera, X. Pan, A. Pozzer, R. B. Skeie, S. D. Steenrod, K. Sudo, K. Tsigaridis, A. P. Tsimpidi, and S. G. Tsyro. 2017. "Investigation of global particulate nitrate from the AeroCom phase III experiment." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (21): 12911-12940 [10.5194/acp-17-12911-2017]

    Randles, C. A., A. M. Da Silva, V. J. Buchard, et al. A. S. Darmenov, P. R. Colarco, V. Aquila, H. Bian, E. P. Nowottnick, X. Pan, H. Yu, and R. C. Govindaraju. 2016. "The MERRA-2 Aerosol Assimilation." Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation, 45:

    Pan, X., M. Chin, R. Gautam, et al. H. Bian, D. Kim, P. R. Colarco, T. L. Diehl, T. Takemura, L. Pozzoli, K. Tsigaridis, S. E. Bauer, and N. Bellouin. 2015. "A multi-model evaluation of aerosols over South Asia: common problems and possible causes." Atmos. Chem. Phys. , 15: 5903-5928 [10.5194/acp-15-5903-2015]

    Chin, M., T. L. Diehl, Q. Tan, et al. J. M. Prospero, R. A. Kahn, L. A. Remer, H. Yu, A. M. Sayer, H. Bian, I. V. Geogdzhayev, B. N. Holben, S. G. Howell, B. J. Huebert, N.-Y. C. Hsu, D. Kim, T. L. Kucsera, R. C. Levy, M. I. Mishchenko, X. Pan, P. K. Quinn, G. L. Schuster, D. G. Streets, S. A. Strode, O. Torres, and W. Zhao. 2014. "Multi-decadal aerosol variations from 1980 to 2009: a perspective from observations and a global model." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14 (7): 3657-3690 [10.5194/acp-14-3657-2014]

    Bian, H., P. R. Colarco, M. Chin, et al. G. Chen, J. M. Rodriguez, Q. Liang, D. Blake, D.-C. A. Chu, A. M. Da Silva, A. S. Darmenov, G. Diskin, H. E. Fuelberg, G. Huey, Y. Kondo, J. E. Nielsen, X. Pan, and A. Wisthaler. 2013. "Source attributions of pollution to the Western Arctic during the NASA ARCTAS field campaign." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13 (9): 4707-4721 [10.5194/acp-13-4707-2013]

    Diehl, T., A. Heil, M. Chin, et al. X. Pan, D. Streets, M. Schultz, and S. Kinne. 2012. "Anthropogenic, biomass burning, and volcanic emissions of black carbon, organic carbon, and SO2 from 1980 to 2010 for hindcast model experiments." Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12 (9): 24895-24954 [10.5194/acpd-12-24895-2012]

    Pan, X., B. Huang, and J. Shukla. 2011. "Sensitivity of the tropical Pacific seasonal cycle and ENSO to changes in mean state induced by a surface heat flux adjustment in CCSM3." Climate Dynamics, 37 (1-2): 325-341 [10.1007/s00382-010-0923-y]

    Zhai, P., X. Zhang, H. Wan, and X. Pan. 2005. "Trends in Total Precipitation and Frequency of Daily Precipitation Extremes over China." J. Climate, 18 (7): 1096–1108 [10.1175/JCLI-3318.1]

    Zhai, P., and X. Pan. 2003. "Change in Extreme Temperature and Precipitation over Northern China During the Second Half of the 20th Century." Acta Geographica Sinica, 58: 1-10.

    Zhai, P., and X. Pan. 2003. "Trends in temperature extremes during 1951–1999 in China." Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (17): 1913 [10.1029/2003GL018004]

    Pan, X., and P. Zhai. 2002. "Analyses of surface air temperature extremes." Meteoro. Monthly, 28: 28-31.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Pan, X., M. Chin, C. M. Ichoku, and R. Field. 2018. "Connecting Indonesian fires and drought with the type of El Niño and phase of the Indian Ocean Dipole during 1979-2016." Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres [10.1029/2018JD028402]

    Liang, C.-K., J. J. West, R. A. Silva, et al. H. Bian, M. Chin, F. J. Dentener, Y. Davila, L. Emmons, G. Folberth, J. Flemming, D. Henze, U. Im, J. E. Jonson, T. Kucsera, T. J. Keating, M. T. Lund, A. Lenzen, M. Lin, R. B. Pierce, R. J. Park, X. Pan, T. Sekiya, K. Sudo, and T. Takemura. 2018. "HTAP2 multi-model estimates of premature human mortalitydue to intercontinental transport of air pollution." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 1-35 [10.5194/acp-18-10497-2018]

    Chin, M., H. Bian, T. Kucsera, et al. T. Diehl, Z. Tao, D. Kim, and X. Pan. 2017. "Connection Between East Asian Air Pollution and Monsoon System." Air Pollution in Eastern Asia: An Integrated Perspective 87-103 [10.1007/978-3-319-59489-7_5]

    Bian, H., M. Chin, D. A. Hauglustaine, et al. M. Schulz, G. Myhre, S. E. Bauer, M. T. Lund, V. A. Karydis, T. L. Kucsera, X. Pan, A. Pozzer, R. B. Skeie, S. D. Steenrod, K. Sudo, K. Tsigaridis, A. P. Tsimpidi, and S. G. Tsyro. 2017. "Investigation of global particulate nitrate from the AeroCom phase III experiment." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (21): 12911-12940 [10.5194/acp-17-12911-2017]

    Randles, C. A., A. M. Da Silva, V. J. Buchard, et al. A. S. Darmenov, P. R. Colarco, V. Aquila, H. Bian, E. P. Nowottnick, X. Pan, H. Yu, and R. C. Govindaraju. 2016. "The MERRA-2 Aerosol Assimilation." Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 45

    Pan, X., M. Chin, R. Gautam, et al. H. Bian, D. Kim, P. R. Colarco, T. L. Diehl, T. Takemura, L. Pozzoli, K. Tsigaridis, S. E. Bauer, and N. Bellouin. 2015. "A multi-model evaluation of aerosols over South Asia: common problems and possible causes." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 15 5903-5928 [10.5194/acp-15-5903-2015]

    Chin, M., T. L. Diehl, Q. Tan, et al. J. M. Prospero, R. A. Kahn, L. A. Remer, H. Yu, A. M. Sayer, H. Bian, I. V. Geogdzhayev, B. N. Holben, S. G. Howell, B. J. Huebert, N.-Y. C. Hsu, D. Kim, T. L. Kucsera, R. C. Levy, M. I. Mishchenko, X. Pan, P. K. Quinn, G. L. Schuster, D. G. Streets, S. A. Strode, O. Torres, and W. Zhao. 2014. "Multi-decadal aerosol variations from 1980 to 2009: a perspective from observations and a global model." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14 (7): 3657-3690 [10.5194/acp-14-3657-2014]

    Bian, H., P. R. Colarco, M. Chin, et al. G. Chen, J. M. Rodriguez, Q. Liang, D. Blake, D.-C. A. Chu, A. M. Da Silva, A. S. Darmenov, G. Diskin, H. E. Fuelberg, G. Huey, Y. Kondo, J. E. Nielsen, X. Pan, and A. Wisthaler. 2013. "Source attributions of pollution to the Western Arctic during the NASA ARCTAS field campaign." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13 (9): 4707-4721 [10.5194/acp-13-4707-2013]

    Diehl, T., A. Heil, M. Chin, et al. X. Pan, D. Streets, M. Schultz, and S. Kinne. 2012. "Anthropogenic, biomass burning, and volcanic emissions of black carbon, organic carbon, and SO2 from 1980 to 2010 for hindcast model experiments." Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 12 (9): 24895-24954 [10.5194/acpd-12-24895-2012]

    Pan, X., B. Huang, and J. Shukla. 2011. "Sensitivity of the tropical Pacific seasonal cycle and ENSO to changes in mean state induced by a surface heat flux adjustment in CCSM3." Climate Dynamics 37 (1-2): 325-341 [10.1007/s00382-010-0923-y]

    Zhai, P., X. Zhang, H. Wan, and X. Pan. 2005. "Trends in Total Precipitation and Frequency of Daily Precipitation Extremes over China." J. Climate 18 (7): 1096–1108 [10.1175/JCLI-3318.1]

    Zhai, P., and X. Pan. 2003. "Change in Extreme Temperature and Precipitation over Northern China During the Second Half of the 20th Century." Acta Geographica Sinica 58 1-10

    Zhai, P., and X. Pan. 2003. "Trends in temperature extremes during 1951–1999 in China." Geophysical Research Letters 30 (17): 1913 [10.1029/2003GL018004]

    Pan, X., and P. Zhai. 2002. "Analyses of surface air temperature extremes." Meteoro. Monthly 28 28-31

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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