Dr. Duo Yang

Climate Modelling Scientist

Current research and/or projects

Development and application of climate models

  • Ocean, sea ice and coupled modelling with focus on NEMO-LIM2 and NEMO-CICE
  • Execution of earth system model (CanESM) and diagnostics for MIP applications

Education and awards

B.Sc Meteorology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China

M.Sc Climatology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China

Ph.D Physical Oceanography, University of Alberta, Canada

Key publications

Saenko, O.A., F. dupont, D. Yang, P. G. Myers, I. Yashayaev, and G. C. Smith. 2014. Role of resolved and parameterized eddies in the Labrador Sea balance of heat and buoyancy. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 44: 3008–3032.

Yang, D. and O. A. Saenko. 2012. Ocean heat transport and its projected change in CanESM2. Journal of Climate, 25: 8148-8163.

Yang, D., H. Ritchie, S. Desjardins, G. Pearson, A. Macafee and I. Gultepe. 2010. High-resolution GEM-LAM application in marine fog Prediction: evaluation and diagnosis. Weather and Forecasting. 25: 727-748.

Yang, D. and P. G., Myers. 2007. Impact of extended NAO buoyancy forcing on the sub-polar North Atlantic and climatic variability over the last milenium. Paleoceanography. 22, PA3104, doi:10.1029/2007PA001439.

Yang, D., P. G., Myers and A. B. G. Bush. 2006. Sensitivity of the subpolar North Atlantic to Last Glacial Maximum surface forcing and sea ice distribution in an eddy-permitting regional ocean model. Paleoceanography. 21, PA2013, doi:10.1029/2005PA001209.

Research facility

3800 Finnerty Rd
Victoria, BC V8W 3R4