Jialin Lin

Jialin Lin

Jialin Lin

Associate Professor


(614) 292-6634

1105 Derby Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate Dynamics
  • Climate Modeling


  • Ph.D., 2001 Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
  • M.S., 1993 Nuclear Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • B.S., 1990 Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Current CV: Download (PDF)

Interests: Climate Dynamics, Climate Modeling

Current Research: I study the structure and feedback's of atmospheric phenomena using observations and models.

Courses Taught:
Geography 1900 - Introduction to Weather and Climate
Geography 5900 - Climatology
Geography 5921 - Boundary Layer Climatology
Geography 8901 - Basic Skills in Scientific Programming

Select Publications:
Hung, M.-P., J. L. Lin, W. Q. Wang, D.-H. Kim, T. Shinoda, S. Weaver, 2013: MJO and convectively coupled equatorial waves simulated by 20 CMIP5 models. J. Climate, in press.

Lin, J. L., Toshiaki Shinoda, Taotao Qian, Weiqing Han, Paul Roundy, and Yangxing Zheng, 2010: Intraseasonal variation of precipitation over the western United States simulated by 14 IPCC AR4 coupled GCMs. J. Climate, 23, 3094-3119.

Lin, J. L., 2009. Ocean-atmosphere interaction in the lifecycle of ENSO: The coupled wave oscillator. Chinese Ann. Math., 30, 715-728.

Lin, J. L., 2007. The double-ITCZ problem in IPCC AR4 coupled GCMs: Ocean-atmosphere feedback analysis. J. Climate, 20, 4497-4525.

Lin, J. L., Kiladis, G.N., Mapes, B.E., Weickmann, K.M., Sperber, K.R., Lin, W.Y., Wheeler, M., Schubert, S.D., Del Genio, A., Donner, L.J., Emori, S., Gueremy, J.-F., Hourdin, F., Rasch, P.J., Roeckner, E., and J.F. Scinocca, 2006. Tropical intraseasonal variability in 14 IPCC AR4 climate models. Part I: Convective signals.  J. Climate, 19, 2665-2690.