Sha Feng

Sha Feng

  • Research Associate
405 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: sfeng@psu.edu
Phone: (814) 863-8320

Education:

  1. Ph.D., Geophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, China (2012)
  2. Dissertation Topic: Clouds and precipitation in Subtropical Highs and overshooting convection in Tropics and Subtropics
  3. Visiting Scholar, Data Assimilation, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, (2010-2012)
  4. B. S., Atmospheric Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, China (2007)

Biography:

Selected Publications:

Feng, S., Lauvaux, T., Newman, S., Rao, P., Ahmadov, R., Deng, A., Díaz-Isaac, L. I., Duren, R. M., Fischer, M. L., Gerbig, C., Gurney, K. R., Huang, J., Jeong, S., Li, Z., Miller, C. E., O’Keeffe, D., Patarasuk, R., Sander, S. P., Song, Y., Wong, K. W., and Yung, Y. L.: LA Megacity: a High-Resolution Land-Atmosphere Modelling System for Urban CO2 Emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-143, in review, 2016.

Hedelius, J., S. Feng, D. Wunch, C. Viatte, C. Roehl, T. Lauvaux, P. Wennberg, 2016: Emissions, Topography, and Variation in XCO2 above the Southern California megacity, in prep

Verhulst, K., S. Feng, P. Rao, R. Duren, C. Miller, 2016: Exploring spatial and temporal variability of anthropogenic CO2 emissions in the Los Angeles megacity, in prep

Newman, S., X. Xu, K. Gurney, Y. Hsu, K. Li, X. Jiang, R. Keeling, S. Feng, D. O’Keefe, R. Patarasuk, K.W. Wong, P. Rao, M. L. Fisher, and Y.L. Yung, 2015: Toward consistency between bottom-up CO2 emissions trends and top-down atmospheric measurements in the Los Angeles megacity. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3843-3863, 2016

Feng, S., Z. Li, Y. Liu, W. Lin, M. Zhang, A. M. Vogelmann, T. Toto, and S. Endo, 2015: Fine-Resolution Analyses and Expanded Properties of Large-Scale Forcing. Part II: Scale-Awareness and Application to Single-Column Model Experiments. J. Geophys. Res., 10.1002/2014JD022245

Li, Z., S. Feng, Y. Liu, W. Lin, M. Zhang, A. M. Vogelmann, T. Toto, and S. Endo, 2015: Fine-Resolution Analyses and Expanded Properties of Large-Scale Forcing. Part I: Methodology and Evaluations. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2014JD022245

Lin, W., Y. Liu, A. M. Vogelmann, A. Fridlind, S. Endo, H. Song, S. Feng, T. Toto, Z. Li, and M. Zhang, 2015: RACORO Continental Boundary Layer Cloud Investigations. Part III: Separation of Parameterization Biases in Single-Column Model CAM5 Simulations of Shallow Cumulus. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2014JD022524

Vogelmann A. M., A. Fridlind, T. Toto, S. Endo, W. Lin, Y. Liu, J. Wang, S. Feng, Y. Zhang, D. Turner, Z. Li, S. Xie, A. Ackerman, M. Zhang, M. Khairoutdinov, 2015: RACORO Continental Boundary Layer Cloud Investigations. Part I: Case Study Generation and Ensemble Large-Scale Forcings. . J. Geophys. Res. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022713

Feng S., Z. Li, W. Lin, Y. Liu, M. Zhang, A. M. Vogelmann, T. Toto, and S. Endo, 2014: Fine-Resolution Analyses and Expanded Properties of Large-Scale Forcing. Part III: Hydrometeor forcing and Application to Single-Column Model Experiments. J. Geophys. Res.(special issue), under review

Feng S., Y. Fu, and Q. Xiao, 2012: Trends in the thickness of tropopause layer revealed by radiosonde. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2012GL053460

Liu, P., Y. Wang, S. Feng, C. Li, and Y. Fu, 2012: Climatological Characteristics of Overshooting Convective Precipitation in Summer and Winter over the Tropical and Subtropical Regions. J. Atmos. Sci., 36 (3): 579-589

Feng S., Y. Fu, and Q. Xiao, 2011: Is the tropopause higher over the Tibetan Plateau? Observational evidence from COSMIC Data. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JD016140

Feng, S., Q. Liu, and Y. Fu, 2010: Cloud variations under subtropical high conditions, Adv. Atmos. Sci. doi: 10.1007/s00376-010-9194-0

Feng, S., and Y. Fu, 2009: Seasonal characteristics of precipitation occurrences in the core area of the subtropical high. J. Meteor. Res., 23(6), 681-690, and 2008, 66(6), 932-941 

Fu, Y., S. Feng, P. Liu, A. Cao, X. Liu, R. Li, Q. Liu, Y. Wang, 2010: Cumulonimbus incus in summer Asia detected by TRMM PR, Acta Meteor. Sinica, 68(2): 195-206 

Liu, Q., Y. Fu, and S. Feng, 2009: Geographical patterns of cloud amount derived from ISCCP and the correlation with NCEP reanalysis datasets, Acta Meteor. Sinica, 68(5): 689-704 

Selected Conferences:

Feng, S., T. Lauvaux, S. Newman, P. Rao, R. Patarasuk, D. O’Keeffe, J. Huang, Y. Song, K. Gurney, A. Deng, R. Ahmadov, L.I. Diaz-Isaac, S. Jeong, M. Fisher, C.E. Miller, R.M. Duren, 2015:  LA Megacity: An Integrated Land-Atmosphere System for Urban CO2 Emissions. A21G-0231, 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-18 Dec. 2015

Hedelius, J., S. Feng, D. Wunch, C. Viatte, C. M. Roehl, T. Lauvaux, P. O. Wennberg, K. R. Gurney, R. Patarasuk, P. Rao, D. O’Keefe, J. R. Podolske, P. W. Hillyard, L. T. Iraci: Emissions, Topography, and Variation in XCO2 above the Southern California megacity. A41I-0195, 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-18 Dec. 2015

Verhulst, K. R., S. Feng, J. Kim, P. Salameh, C. Sloop, P. Rao, F. M. Hopkins, V. Yadav, R. F. Keeling, R. F. Weiss, J. B. Miller, C. E. Miller, R. M. Duren: Initial Results from the Los Angeles Megacity Carbon Project: Exploring Spatial and Temporal Variability of the In Situ CO2 Observations. A21G-0234, 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-18 Dec. 2015

Lauvaux, T., X. Ye, T. Oda, E. A. Kort, P. Rao, S. Feng, R. M. Duren, A. Deng: Detection and Quantification of Urban CO2 Emissions over Several Megacities using In-situ and Remote-sensing Measurements: Inversion Framework and Methodology. A21G-0225, 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-18 Dec. 2015

Feng, S., et al.: Greenhouse gas modeling framework for LA megacity: progress and plans, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, May 2015 (Invited)

Feng, S., Z. Li, S. Newman, K.W. Wong, and S. Sander: High-resolution greenhouse gas modeling for the Los Angeles megacity. A53L-3385, 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-19 Dec. 2014

Feng, S., Li, Z., Y. Liu, W. Lin, M. Zhang, T. Toto, A. Vogelmann, and A. Fridlind: Development of Fine-Resolution Analyses and Investigation of Single-Column Model CAM5 Simulation, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, October 2014 (Invited)

Feng, S., Li, Z., Y. Liu, W. Lin, M. Zhang, T. Toto, A. Vogelmann, A. Fridlind, and S. Endo: Development of a Multi-Scale Data Assimilation System for Model-Observation Integration and Climate Model Evaluation. 2014 ASR Science Team Meeting, Potomac, Maryland, March 10-13, 2014

Lin, Wuyin, A. M. Vogelmann, A. Fridlind, S. Endo, H. Song, S. Feng, T. Toto, Y. Liu, and Z. Li: 3. RACORO-FASTER: Single-Column Model Simulations and Bias Attribution. 2014 ASR Science Team Meeting, Potomac, Maryland, March 10-13, 2014

Voglmann, Andrew M., A. Fridlind, T. Toto, S. Endo, W. Lin, Y. Liu, J. Wang, G. McFarquhar, R. Jackson, Z. Li, S. Feng, A. Ackerman, M. Zhang, S. Xie, and Y. Zhang: RACORO-FASTER: Case Study Generation for Continental Boundary Layer Clouds. 2014 ASR Science Team Meeting, Potomac, Maryland, March 10-13, 2014

Feng, S., Li, Z., Y. Liu, W. Lin, M. Zhang, T. Toto, A. Vogelmann, A. Fridlind, and S. Endo: Expanded Large-Scale Forcing Properties Derived from the Multi-Scale Data Assimilation and Its Application to Single-Column Models. A31A-0032, 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 9-13 Dec. 2013

Feng, S., Li, Z., Y. Liu, W. Lin, T. Toto, and A. Vogelmann: Improved Hydrometeor Simulations Using Cloud Resolving WRF and Multi-Scale Data Assimilation and Applications to Climate Model Evaluation. 2013 ASR Science Team Meeting, Potomac, Maryland, March 18-21, 2013

Li, Z., S. Feng, Y. Liu, W. Lin, T. Toto, and A. Vogelmann: Aerosol Reanalysis Using a Multi-scale Aerosol Data Assimilation System. 2013 ASR Science Team Meeting, Potomac, Maryland, March 18-21, 2013

Feng, S., Li, Z., Z. Ye, Y. Liu, W. Lin, T. Toto, and A. Vogelmann: Improved Hydrometeor Simulations Using Cloud Resolving WRF and Multi-Scale Data Assimilation and Applications to Climate Model Evaluation. A23D-0248, 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. 2012