Dr. Pengcheng Wang

Image Pengcheng Wang
Research Scientist

Research on storm surge prediction in support of operatinoal water level forecast at ECCC

Current research and/or projects

  • Development of the Global Ensemble Surge Prediction System
  • Long-term hindcasts of global total water level 
  • Include or improve processes (e.g., waves, hydrology) that are important for predictions of tides and storm surges

Education and awards

 Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, Dalhousie University (2018)

Key publications

Wang, P. and Bernier, N. B. (2023). Adding sea ice effects to a global operational model (NEMO v3.6) for forecasting total water level: approach and impact. Geosci. Model Dev., 16, 3335–3354, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-3335-2023.

Wang, P., Bernier, N. B., & Thompson, K. R. (2022). Adding baroclinicity to a global operational model for forecasting total water level: Approach and impact. Ocean Modelling, 102031.

Wang, P., Bernier, N. B., Thompson, K. R., & Kodaira, T. (2021). Evaluation of a global total water level model in the presence of radiational S2 tide. Ocean Modelling168, 101893.

Wang, P., He, Z., Thompson, K. R., & Sheng, J. (2019). Modulation of near-inertial oscillations by low-frequency current variations on the inner scotian shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography49(2), 329-352.

Wang, P., & Sheng, J. (2018). Tidal modulation of surface gravity waves in the Gulf of Maine. Journal of Physical Oceanography48(10), 2305-2323.

Wang, P., Sheng, J., & Hannah, C. (2017). Assessing the performance of formulations for nonlinear feedback of surface gravity waves on ocean currents over coastal waters. Continental Shelf Research146, 102-117.

Wang, P., & Sheng, J. (2016). A comparative study of wave‐current interactions over the eastern Canadian shelf under severe weather conditions using a coupled wave‐circulation model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans121(7), 5252-5281.

Research facility

2121, route Transcanadienne
Dorval, QC H9P 1J3