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Mu Mu

Mu Mu
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State Key Laboratory for Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics(LASG), Institute of Atmospheric Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, P.O. Box 9804,China

Dr. Mu Mu received his first degree from the Department of Mathmatics, Anhui University in 1978 and his PhD degree from Fudan University in 1985. He did his post doctoral research in Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1987-1988. He has been collaborating with scientists in University of Toronto, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences of Cambridge University , Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (LMD) in France and International Pacific Research Center (IPRC) of University of Hawaii. He has been the deputy director of the State Key Laboratory of Numerical Modeling for Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (LASG), IAP/CAS, the deputy director of Academic Committee of Institute of Atmospheric Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

He is now editors of Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, Advances in Marine Sciences, Progress in Natural Science, the reviewer of Mathematical Reviews, members of the International Commission for Planetary Atmospheres and Their Evolution (ICPAE) and the International Commission for Dynamical Meteorology (ICDM) of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences(IAMAS)

Dr. Mu Mu has published more than 90 papers in the international and domestic journals and he was asked to give invited presentations in many important international conferences. Over the years, Dr. Mu Mu has received several awards, including the Youth Prize of China Association for Science and Technology (1990), the First Class Prize of Chinese Academy of Science for Young scientist (1991), the Chinese Young Scientist Prize (1994), " Guoshi " Postdoctoral Award (1995), first awardee of the First Class Prize of Nature Scientific Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2001), National-wide Excellent Post Doc of Ministry of Personnel (2005), “Baojie” Excellent Supervisor prize and Excellent Teacher Prize of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2006). His PhD students also won CAS Excellent PhD Thesis Prize and 100 National-wide Excellent PhD Thesis Prize.

(1) Predictability of weather and climate;
(2) Data assimilation , ensemble prediction and adaptive observation ;
(3) Nonlinear stability and instability problems in geophysical fluid dynamics



Mu, M., H. Xu, and W. Duan,2007, A kind of initial errors related to "spring predictability barrier" for El Nino events in Zebiak-Cane model,Geophysics Research Letters,34, L03709, doi:10.1029/2006GL027412.

Mu, M., W. Duan, and B. Wang ,2007, Season-dependent dynamics of nonlinear optimal error growth and El Nino-Southern Oscillation predictability in a theoretical model, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D10113, doi:10.1029/2005JD006981.

Mu Mu and B.Wang,2007,Nonlinear instability and sensitivity of a theoretical grassland ecosystem to finite-amplitude perturbations,Nonlin.Processes Geophys.,14,409-423.

Mu Mu1 and Jiang Zhina, 2007,A new approach to the generation of initial perturbations for ensemble prediction: Conditional nonlinear optimal perturbation, Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol.52,No.12,1457-1462,in Chinese.

Mu Mu Wang Hong-Li, and Zhou Fei-Fan,2007, A Preliminary application of conditional nonlinear optimal perturbation to adaptive observation , Chinese Journal of Atmos.Sci.(in Chinese),in press

Mu Mu, Zhiyue Zhang,2006,Conditional nonlinear optimal perturbations of a two-dimensional quasigeostrophic model,J.Atmos.Sci.,63,1587-1604.

Mu Mu and Qin Zheng,2005, Zigzag Oscillations in Variational Data Assimilation with Physical “On–Off” Processes, Month Weather Review,Vol.133,2711-2720.

Mu Mu, Liang Sun and H.A. Dijkstra,2004,The sensitivity and stability of thermohaline circulation of ocean to finite amplitude perturbations,Journal of Physical Oceanography ,34,2305-2315.

Mu Mu, Wang Jiafeng,2003,A method to adjoint variational data assimilation with physical "on-off" processes,Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences ,60,2010-2018.

Mu Mu, Wansuo Duan, and Bin Wang,2003,Conditional nonlinear optimal perturbation and its applications,Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 10, 493-501.

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Commitment to research the situation:
(1) Applications of nonlinear optimization method to the studies of weather and climate predictability (The CAS Critical Direction & Knowledge Innovation Project, PI)
(2)Exploring the applications of nonlinear optimization method in the studies of the second kind of predictability problems (NSFC project, project manager)
(3)Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction over the Joining Area of Asia and Indian-Pacific Ocean (AIPO) and Its Impact on the Short-Term Climate Variation in China (National Key Basic Research Development Project, principal participant)
(4) Aridification over Northern China and Human Adaptation (National Key Basic Research Development Project, principal participant)
(5) The Climate System Model Development and Application Studies (CAS International Partnership Creative Group, principal participant)
(6) The climate variability and predictability in the Eastern Asia and Western Pacific area (The Science Fund for Creative Research Groups, principal participant)