* indicates a mentee.
Ong, H.* and D. Yang, 2022: One Stone, Two Birds: Using Vapor Kinetic Energy to Detect and Understand Atmospheric Rivers. Submitted.
Ramírez-Reyes, A.* and D. Yang, 2022: The Moisture-Entrainment-Convection Feedback Can Lead to Spontaneous Tropical Cyclone Genesis. Submitted.
Yang, D., and S. Seidel*, 2023: Vapor Buoyancy Increases Clear-Sky Thermal Emission. Environmental Research: Climate.
Zhou, Y., S. Wang, J. Fang, and D. Yang, 2023: Global Impact of the Maritime Continent Barrier Effect on the MJO. Journal of Climate.
Yang, D., and co-authors, 2022: Substantial influence of vapor buoyancy on tropospheric air temperature and subtropical cloud. Nature Geoscience.
Seidel, S.*, and D. Yang, 2022: Temperatures of Anvil Clouds and Radiative Tropopause in a Wide Array of Cloud-Resolving Simulations. Journal of Climate.
EarthArxiv preprint: doi: 10.31223/X52904
Ong, H.* and D. Yang, 2022: The nontraditional Coriolis terms and convective system propagation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Yao, L.*, D. Yang and Z.-M. Tan, 2022: A Vertically Resolved MSE Framework Highlights the Role of the Boundary Layer in Convective Self-Aggregation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Muller, C., D. Yang, G. Craig, et al., 2022: Spontaneous Aggregation of Convective Storms. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics.
Reyes, A.* and D. Yang, 2021: Spontaneous Cyclogenesis without Radiative and Surface-Flux Feedbacks. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
EarthArxiv preprint: doi: 10.31223/osf.io/8fshw
Toms, B., K. Kashinath, Prabhat, and D. Yang, 2021: Deep Learning for Scientific Inference from Geophysical Data: The Madden-Julian Oscillation as a Test Case. Geoscientific Model Development.
Yang, D., 2021: A Shallow Water Model for Convective Self-Aggregation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
EarthArxiv preprint: doi: 10.31223/osf.io/rtc2y
Zhou, W.*, D. Yang and F. Song, 2020: Contrasting ITCZ changes over recent decades and under anthropogenic warming. Geophysical Research Letters. In press.
Zhou, W.*, D. Yang, S. Xie, 2020: Amplified Madden-Julian Oscillation Impacts in Pacific-North America Region. Nature Climate Change.
Seidel, S.* and D. Yang, 2020: The Lightness of Water Vapor Helps to Stabilize Tropical Climate. Science Advances.
Press release: University News, Phys.org, ScienceDaily, The Week, DOE Research Headline (May 12) and Live Science
Zhang, C., Á. Adames, B. Khouider, B. Wang and D. Yang, 2020: Four Theories of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Review of Geophysics.
Yang, D. and S. Seidel*, 2020: The Incredible Lightness of Water Vapor. Journal of Climate.
EarthArxiv preprint: doi: 10.31223/osf.io/ha9sx
Recommended by Judith Curry in Week in Review.
Yang, D., A. Adames, B. Khouider, B. Wang, and C. Zhang 2020: A Review of Contemporary MJO Theories. The Multi-Scale Global Monsoon System. In press.
Nabizadeh, E., P. Hassanzadeh, D. Yang and E. Barnes, 2019: Size of the atmospheric blocking events: Scaling law and response to climate change. Geophysical Research Letters.
Press release: Phys.org, ScienceDaily, and NSF
Zhou, W.*, S.-P. Xie, and D. Yang, 2019: Enhanced Equatorial Warming Causes Deep-Tropical Contraction and Subtropical Monsoon Shift. Nature Climate Change.
Press release: Berkeley Lab, Phys.org, and The Daily Californian
Yang, D., 2019: Convective Heating Leads to Self-Aggregation by Generating Available Potential Energy. Geophysical Research Letters.
Zhou, W.*, Zhao, M., & Yang, D. 2019: Understand the direct effect of CO2 increase on tropical circulation and TC activity: Land surface warming versus direct radiative forcing. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 6859 – 6867.
Yang, D. 2018: Boundary layer diabatic processes, the virtual effect, and convective self‐aggregation. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 10, 2163 - 2176.
Yang, D., 2018: Boundary Layer Height and Buoyancy Determine the Horizontal Scale of Convective Self-Aggregation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 75, 469–478.
Pritchard, M.S. and D. Yang, 2016: Response of the Superparameterized Madden–Julian Oscillation to Extreme Climate and Basic-State Variation Challenges a Moisture Mode View. Journal of Climate, 29, 4995–5008.
Yang, D., and Ingersoll, A. P., 2014: A theory of the MJO horizontal scale, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1059 – 1064.
Yang, D. and A.P. Ingersoll, 2013: Triggered Convection, Gravity Waves, and the MJO: A Shallow-Water Model. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70, 2476–2486.
Yang, D. and A.P. Ingersoll, 2011: Testing the Hypothesis that the MJO is a Mixed Rossby–Gravity Wave Packet. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 226–239.
Hu, Y., Yang, D., and Yang, J., 2008: Blocking systems over an aqua planet, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L19818.