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Name  
Wan Weixing
Subject Categories  
  Geophysics/Space Physics
Highest Education  
  Ph.D.
Office  
  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China
Phone  
  010-82998306
Zip Code  
  100029
Fax  
  010-62010846
Email  
  wanw@mail.iggcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Professor Wan Weixing, was born in Hubei province in July 1958. He graduated from the Department of Space Physics, Wyhan Wuhan University in 1982, and received his Master’s and PhD degrees from Wuhan Institute of Physics, CAS, respectively in 1984 and 1990.

As a scientist of space physics, his researches deals mainly primarily with the ionospheric physics and the radio wave propagation His main contributions include: (1) the generalized ray theory of radio wave propagation; (2) radio diagnostics of ionospheric disturbances.. After years of research workH, he has published more than 200 academic papers.


Research Interests:
1. regional properties of ionospheric disturbances;
2. coupling process of the ionospheric and the atmosphere below;
3. ionospheric storms and space weather;
4. ionospheric climatology and modeling.
Public Services:

Honors:

Supported Projects:
  1. Investigation on the Regional Properties of Ionospheric Structure and Disturbances over China, from NSFC, 2002.1~2005.12;
  2. Investigationand correlation analysis of the multi-scale ionospheric variability, from NSFC, 2007.1~2010.12;
  3. Nowcasting and forecasting of the ionospheric total electron content, '863' project, 2002.06 ~2005.06;
  4. Violent solar activity and disaster space weather: ionospheric storms and ionospheric response to the solar activity, '973' project, 2000.10~2005.9;
  5. Investigation of the creation, development and forecast for the disaster space weather in the sola-terrestrial environment, '973' project, 2006.10~2011.9;
  6. Analysis and modeling of the space weather based on the observation,Special Fund for Public Welfare Industry (meteorology), 2007.12~2008.12;
  7. The interplanetary response and the terrestrial effect of the solar activity, Important project of SAC, 2005.01~2007.12;
  8. Dynamic coupling of the full atmosphere: the ionospheric response to the atmospheric waves, Important project of SAC, 2007.1~2009.12

Selected Publication:
  1. Wan W., J. Xiong, Z. Ren, L. Liu, M.-L. Zhang, F. Ding, B. Ning, B. Zhao, and X. Yue (2010), Correlation between the ionospheric WN4 signature and the upper atmospheric DE3 tide, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A11303, doi:10.1029/2010JA015527.
  2. Ren Z., W. Wan, J. Xiong, and L. Liu (2010), Simulated wave number 4 structure in equatorial F‐region vertical plasma drifts, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A05301, doi:10.1029/2009JA014746.
  3. Ren Z., W. Wan, and L. Liu (2009), GCITEM-IGGCAS: A new global coupled ionosphere- thermosphere-electrodynamics model, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71(17&18), 2064-2076.
  4. Zuo X, W. Wan, and G. Zhao (2009), An attempt to infer information on planetary wave by analyzing sporadic E layers observations, Earth Planets Space, 61 (10), 1185-1190.
  5. Ren Z., W. Wan, L. Liu, and J. Xiong (2009), Intra-annual variation of wavenumber-4 structure of vertical E×B drifts in the equatorial ionosphere seen from ROCSAT-1, J. Geophys. Res., 114, A05308, doi:10.1029/2009JA014060.
  6. Ren Z., W. Wan, L. Liu, R. A. Heelis, B. Zhao, Y. Wei, and X. Yue (2009), Influences of geomagnetic fields on longitudinal variations of vertical plasma drifts in the presunset equatorial topside ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 114, A03305, doi:10.1029/2008JA013675.
  7. Guo, J., W. Wan, J. M. Forbes, E. Sutton, R. S. Nerem, and S. Bruinsma (2008), Interannual and latitudinal variability of the thermosphere density annual harmonics, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A08301, doi:10.1029/2008JA013056.
  8. Mao, T., W. Wan, X. Yue, L. Sun, B. Zhao, and J. Guo (2008), An empirical orthogonal function model of total electron content over China, Radio Sci., 43, RS2009, doi:10.1029/2007RS003629
  9. Ren, Z., W. Wan, L. Liu, B. Zhao, Y. Wei, X. Yue and R. A. Heelis (2008), Longitudinal variations of electron temperature and total ion density in the sunset equatorial topside ionosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L05108, doi:10.1029/2007GL032998.
  10. Wan W., L. Liu, X. Pi, M.-L. Zhang, B. Ning, J. Xiong, and F. Ding (2008), Wavenumber-4 patterns of the total electron content over the low latitude ionosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L12104, doi:10.1029/2008GL033755.
  11. Wan W., L. Liu, H. Yuan, B. Ning, and S. Zhang (2005), The GPS measured SITEC caused by the very intense solar flare on July 14, 2000 , Adv. Space Res., 36, 2465–2469. 
  12. Wan W., H. Yuan, L. Liu, B. Ning (2002), The sudden increase in ionospheric total electron content caused by the very intense solar flare on July 14, 2000,Science in China(Series A), 2002, 45 Supp: 142-147
  13. Wan W., L. Liu, M. L. Parkinson, R. Liu, L. He, A. M. Breed, P. L. Dyson, R. J. Morris (2001), The Effect of Fluctuating Ionospheric Electric Fields on Es-Occurrence at Cusp and Polar Cap Latitudes, Adv. Space Res, 27(6-7): 1283-1288
  14. Wan W., H. Yuan, B. Ning, J. Liang (2000), Regional Properties of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances Observed in Central China, Adv. Space Res, 25, 219.
  15. Wan W., M. L. Parkinson, P. L. Dyson, A. M. Breed, R. J. Morris (1999), A statistical study of the interplanetary magnetic field control of sporadic E-layer occurrence in the southern polar cap ionosphere, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 6, 1357.
  16. Wan W., H. Yuan, B. Ning, J. Liang, F. Ding (1998), Traveling ionospheric disturbances associated with the tropospheric vortexes around Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Geophys. Res. Let.,25(20): 3775-3778
  17. Wan W., B. Ning, H. Yuan, J. Li, L. Li, J. Liang (1997), TID Observation Using a Short Baseline Network of GPS Receivers, Acta Geod. Geoph. Hung., 32, 321.
  18. Wan W., H. Yuan, B. Ling, J. Liang (1997), Seasonal changes of traveling ionospheric disturbances observed in Central China,1997 International Symposium on Radio Propagation,267-270
  19. Wan W., J. Li (1993), Spectral behaviour of TIDs detected from rapid sequence ionograms,J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 55, 47, 1993.
  20. Ren Z., W. Wan, and L. Liu, GCITEM-IGGCAS: A new global coupled ionosphere–thermosphere-electrodynamics model, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2009.09.015
  21. Ren Z., W. Wan, L. Liu, and J. Xiong, Intra-annual variation of wavenumber-4 structure of vertical E×B drifts in the equatorial ionosphere seen from ROCSAT-1, J. Geophys. Res., 2009, 114, A05308, doi:10.1029/2009JA014060.
  22. Ren Z., W. Wan, L. Liu, R. A. Heelis, B. Zhao, Y. Wei, and X. Yue, Influences of geomagnetic fields on longitudinal variations of vertical plasma drifts in the presunset equatorial topside ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 2009, 114, A03305, doi:10.1029/2008JA013675.
  23. Guo J., W. Wan, J. M. Forbes, E. Sutton, R. S. Nerem, and S. Bruinsma (2008), Inter-annual and latitudinal variability of the thermosphere density annual harmonics, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2008JA013056.
  24. Zuo X. and W. Wan,Planetary wave oscillations in sporadic E layer occurrence at Wuhan, Earth Planets Space, Vol. 60 (No. 6), pp. 647-652, 2008
  25. Yue X., L. Liu, W. Wan, Y. Wei, and Z. Ren (2008), Modeling the effects of secular variation of geomagnetic field orientation on the ionospheric long term trend over the past century, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2007JA012995, in press.
  26. Mao T., W. Wan, X. Yue, L. Sun, B. Zhao, and J. Guo (2008), An empirical orthogonal function model of total electron content over China, Radio Sci., 43, RS2009, doi:10.1029/2007RS003629
  27. She C., W. Wan, and G. Xu (2008), Climatological analysis and modeling of the ionospheric global electron content, Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(2), 282-288
  28. Yue X., W. Wan, J. Lei, and L. Liu (2008), Modeling the relationship between ExB vertical drift and the time rate of change of hmF2 over the magnetic equator, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L05104, doi:10.1029/2007GL033051.
  29. Ren Z., W. Wan, L. Liu, B. Zhao, Y. Wei, X. Yue and R. A. Heelis (2008), Longitudinal variations of electron temperature and total ion density in the sunset equatorial topside ionosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L05108, doi:10.1029/2007GL032998.
  30. Xu G., W. Wan, C. She and L. Dud (2008), The relationship between ionospheric total electron content (TEC) over East Asia and the tropospheric circulation around the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau obtained with a partial correlation method, Advances in Space Research, 42, 219–223
  31. Yue X., W. Wan, L. Liu, H. Le, Y. Chen and T. Yu (2008), Development of a middle and low latitude theoretical ionospheric model and an observation system data assimilation experiment, Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(1), 94-101
  32. Xue X.,W. Wan, J. Xiong and X. Dou(2008), The characteristics of the semi-diurnal tides in mesosphere/low-thermosphere (MLT) during 2002 at Wuhan (30.6°N, 114.4°E) - using canonical correlation analysis technique, Adv. Space Res., 41(9), 1414-1421.
  33. Yue X., W. Wan, L. Liu, and T. Mao (2007), Statistical analysis on spatial correlation of ionospheric day-to-day variability by using GPS and Incoherent Scatter Radar observations, Annales Geophysicae, 25(8), 25, 1815-1825.
  34. Xue X., W. Wan, J. Xiong, X. Dou (2007), Diurnal tides in mesosphere/ low-thermosphere during 2002 at Wuhan (30.6°N, 114.4°E) using canonical correlation analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D06104, doi:10.1029/2006JD007490.
  35. Guo J., Wan W., J. M. Forbes, E. Sutton, R. S. Nerem, T. N. Woods, S. Bruinsma, and L. Liu (2007), Effects of solar variability on thermosphere density from CHAMP accelerometer data, J. Geophys. Res., 112, A10308, doi:10.1029/2007JA012409.
  36. Yue X. W. Wan, L. Liu, and F. Zheng (2007), Data assimilation of Incoherent Scatter Radar observation into a 1-dimensional mid-latitude ionospheric model by applying Ensemble Kalman Filter, Radio Sci., 42, doi:10.1029/2007RS003631.
  37. Sun L. F., W. Wan, F. Ding, T. Mao (2007), Gravity waves propagation in the realistic atmosphere based on a three-dimensional transfer function model, Annales Geophysicae, 25, 1979-1986.
  38. Yue X., W. Wan, L. Liu, and B. Ning (2006), An empirical model of ionospheric foE over Wuhan, Earth Planets Space, 58, 323–330.
  39. Yue X., W. Wan, L. Liu, B. Ning, and B. Zhao (2006), Applying artificial neural network to derive long-term foF2 trends in the Asia/Pacific sector from ionosonde observations, J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JA011577.
  40. Yu T., Wan W., Liu L., Luan X., and Tang W. (2006),Model study the influence of electric fields on the ionosphere semiannual variation at mid- and low latitudes,Chinese J. Geophys., 49(3), 616-622.
  41. Yu T., W. Wan, L. Liu, X. Li, X. Luan, and W. Tang (2006), A simulation study on the semiannual variation of the ionospheric F2 layer zonal electric fields at the magnetic equator, J. Geophys. Res., 111, A09310, doi:10.1029/2005JA011390.
  42. Yu T., Wan W, Liu L, Luan X, Tang W (2006), A modeling study of the influence of electric fields on ionosphere semiannual variations at mid- and low latitudes, Chinese J. Geophysics, 49(3), 539-545.
  43. Tan, H., W. Wan, J. Lei, L. Liu, and B. Ning (2005), A theoretic model of the mid-latitude ionospheric E layer, Chinese J. Geophys., 48(2), 243-251.
  44. Yu T., W. Wan, L. Liu and B. Zhao (2004), Global scale annual and semi-annual variations of daytime NmF2 in the high solar activity years, J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys., 1691-1701. 
 
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