Mike T.C. Chen

Tsing-Chang (Mike) Chen

Professor
Dynamic Meteorology

3017 Agronomy
Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
515-294-9874
Email: tmchen@iastate.edu 

Education 
B.S., National Taiwan University, Physics, 1965
M.S., National Central University, Geophysics, 1968
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, 1972
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Atmospheric Science-Dynamic Meteorology, 1975

Research
Dynamic Meteorology

Selected Refereed Publications

Yoon, J.-H. and T.-C. Chen, 2006: Maintenance of the boreal-forest rainbelt during northern summer. J. Climate (in press).

Chen, T.-C., 2006: Characteristics of African Easterly Waves Depicted by ERA-40 Reanalysis. Mon. Wea. Rev. (in press).

Chen, T.-C., S.-Y., Wang and M.-C. Yen, 2006: Interannual Variation of the tropical cyclone activity over the western North Pacific. J. Climate (accepted with revision).

Chen, T.-C. and J.-D. Tsay, 2006: Merging data on the polar stereographic and octagonal grids. J. Appl. Meteor. (accepted with revision).

Chen, T.-C., S.-P. Weng, S. Schubert, J. Susskind and R. W. Arritt, 2006: Diurnal variations in the global water vapor flux. J. Hydrometerology (pending review).

Chen, T.-C., S.-P. Weng, S. Schubert and R. W. Arritt, 2006: Interactions between the Great Plains low-level jet and the North American monsoon. Mon. Wea. Rev. (accepted with revision).

Chen, T.-C., 2006: Characteristics of summer stationary waves in the Northern Hemisphere. J. Atmos. Sci. (pending review).

Chen, T.-C., S.-Y. Wang and M.-C. Yen, 2006: Interannual variation of the tropical cyclone activity over the western north Pacific. J. Climate. (pending review).

Chen, T.-C., S.-Y. Wang and M.-C. Yen, 2006: Enhancement of afternoon thunderstorm activity by urbanization in a valley: Taipei. J. Appl. Meteor. (pending review).

Book
Wiin-Nielsen, A. and T.-C. Chen, 1993: Fundamentals of Atmospheric Energetics. Oxford University Press (ISBN 0-19-507127-1; 376 pp + 162 illustrations).

Publications