Zhou, Yonghong   (周永宏)

     Senior Research Scientist, Ph. D Advisor,
     Primary Investigator, National Natural Science Foundation of China.

     Center for Astro-geodynamics Research,
     Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO),                               
     Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS),
     80 Nandan Road, Shanghai, 200030, China.
     Phone: 021-34775258
     Fax: 021-64384618
     Email: yhzhou@shao.ac.cn        http://www.shao.ac.cn/yhzhou/


    Research Interests

       Earth/Planetary rotation. Gravitational variations. Global changes. Digital data analysis.


       Ph.D., 1997, Center for Astro-geodynamics Research, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO), CAS, China.

       Visiting Student, 1995, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, U.S.A. (Host scientist: Dr. Benjamin Fong Chao).

    Research Experiences

       1997 - 1998: Visiting Scholar, Mizusawa Astrogeodynamics Observatory, Japan. (Host scientist: Dr. Isao Naito).

       1998 - 2006: Associate Research Scientist, SHAO, CAS, China.

       2003 - 2004: Visiting Scholar, Center for Space Research, University of Texas at Austin, USA. (Host scientist: Drs. Jianli Chen and Clark Wilson).

       2004 - 2005: Visiting Scholar, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., USA (Host scientist: Dr. David Salstein).

       2008:            Visiting Scholar, Depart. Earth Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences, MIT, USA. (Host scientist: Drs. Ming Fang and Bradford Hager)      

       2006 - Present:  Research Scientist, SHAO, CAS, China.

       Invited Visitors/Collaborators: Benjamin Fong Chao (IES), Jianli Chen (CSR), David Salstein (AER), Ming Fang (MIT),

                                                         Xiaohai Yan (Univ. Delaware), Leonid Zotov (Moscow State Univ.), ......

   Independent Paper Review Experiences

       Journal of Geophysical Research. Geophysical Research Letters. Geophysical Journal International. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics.

       Science in China. Chinese Science Bulletin. Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences.

    Professional Societies And Services

      Member, Chinese Astronomical Society, 1991-present.
      Member, Chinese Geophysical Union, 1995-present.
      Member, American Geophysical Union, 2002-present.
      Member, International Astronomical Society (IAU) Commission 19, Rotation of the Earth, 2001-2015.
      Member, International Astronomical Society (IAU) Commission A2, Rotation of the Earth, 2016-.
      Member, Special Bureau for Atmosphere (SBA), Global Geophysical Fluids Center (GGFC)               
                    of International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS), 2005-.
      Member, Special Bureau for Hydrosphere (SBH), IERS, 2006-.
      Member, Intercommission Committee on Theory (ICCT) of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG),
                   Application of time-series analysis in geodesy (IC SG9), 2008-.


      Descartes Nutation Fellow, elected by The Descartes Nutation Consortium, Europe, 2005.  
      Zhu-Li-Yue-Hua excellent teachers award, elected by Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011.  

    Data Processing Softwares     

       Wavelet Analysis   
            An easy-and-effective program and a tutorial example are given in [wavelet.rar].
       Correlation Analysis
            An easy-and-effective program and a tutorial example are given in [correlation.rar].
       FFT Spectral Analysis
           An easy-and-effective program and a tutorial example are given in [fftspectrum.rar].
       Multitaper Spectral Analysis
            An easy-and-effective program and a tutorial example are given in [mtspectrum.rar].
       Multitaper Coherence Analysis
           An easy-and-effective program and a tutorial example are given in [mtcoherence.rar]

    Selected Publications

        郑大伟, 周永宏, 地球自转变化与全球地震活动关系的研究,地震学报,17, 1: 25-30, 1995

        Zhou YH, Zheng DW, Zhao M, Chao BF, Interannual polar motion with relation to the North Atlantic Oscillation,

                 Global and Planetary Change, 18: 79-84, 1998.  [PDF Reprint]

        Chao BF, Zhou YH, Meteorological excitation of interannual polar motion by the North Atlantic Oscillation,

                Journal of Geodynamics, 27,   1: 61-73, 1999

        Zhou YH, Zheng DW, Yu NH, Wu HQ, Excitation of annual polar motion by  atmosphere and ocean,

                Chinese Science Bulletin, 45, 2: 139-142, 2000
        Naito I, Zhou YH, Sugi M, Kawamura R, Sato N, Three-dimensional atmospheric angular momentum simulated by the Japan
                meteorological agency model for the period of 1955-1994, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 78, 2: 111-122, 2000

        Zheng DW, Chao BF, Zhou YH, Yu NH, Improvement of edge effect of the wavelet time-frequency spectrum: application to the

                length-of-day series, Journal of Geodesy, 74: 249-254, 2000

       周永宏, 郑大伟, 虞南华, 廖新浩, 地球自转运动与大气、海洋活动, 科学通报,45, 24, 2588-2597, 2000 [PDF Reprint]
        Zhou YH, Zheng DW, Yu NH, Liao XH, Movement of Earth rotation and activities of atmosphere and ocean,

                Chinese Science Bulletin, 46, 11, 881-888, 2001.  [PDF Reprint]   (上一篇科学通报的英文版)

        Zhou YH, Zheng DW, Liao XH, Wavelet analysis of interannual LOD, AAM and ENSO: 1997~98 El Niño and

                1998~99La Niña signals, Journal of Geodesy, 75, 164-168, 2001.   [PDF Reprint]

        赵丰, 周永宏, 空间技术监测自然环境和灾害, 科学, 53, 3, 20-23, 2001

        Yan XH, Zhou YH, Pan JY, Zheng DW, Fang MQ, Liao XH, He MX ,  Liu WT, Ding XL, Pacific Warm Pool Excitation,

                Earth Rotation and El Niño Southern Oscillations, Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 15685-15690, 2002.

        Liao DC, Liao XH, Zhou YH, Oceanic and Atmospheric Excitation of the Chandler Wobble, Geophysical Journal International,

                152, 215-227, 2003.
        Zheng DW, Ding XL, Zhou YH, Chen YQ, Earth rotation and ENSO events: combined excitation of interannual  LOD variations by
                multiscale atmospheric oscillations, Global and Planetary Change, 36: 89-97, 2003
        Zhou YH, Yan XH, Ding XL, Liao XH, Zheng DW, Liu WT, Pan JY, Fang MQ, He MX, Excitation of non-atmospheric

                polar motion by the migration of the Pacific Warm Pool,  Journal of Geodesy, 78, 109-113, 2004.  [PDF Reprint]

        Chen JL, Wilson CR, Hu XG, Zhou YH, Tapley BD, Oceanic effects on polar motion determined from an ocean model and satellite
                altimetry: 1993-2001, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109(B2), B02411, doi:10.1029/2003JB002664, 2004.

        Zhou YH, Chen JL, Liao XH, Wilson CR, Oceanic excitations on polar motion: a cross comparison among models,

                Geophysical Journal International, 162, 390-398, 2005.  [PDF Reprint]

         Zhou YH, SalsteinDA, Chen JL, Revised atmospheric excitation function series related to Earth's variable rotation under consideration

                of surface topography, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D12108, doi:10.1029/2005JD006608, 2006.  [PDF Reprint]

         Hu XG, Chen JL, Zhou YH, Huang C, Liao XH, Monitoring Water Storage Change in the Yangtze River Basin from Space,
                Science in China: Series D Earth Sciences, 49(5): 483-491, 2006
         Liao DC, Zhou YH, Liao XH, Comparison of wind contributions to Chandler wobble excitation, Chinese Astronomy and Astrophysics,    
                31: 57-65, 2007

         Ma J, Zhou YH, Liao DC, Excitation of annual polar motion by the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans, Chinese Journal of Astronomy

                and Astrophysics, 7(6), 831-838, 2007.

        Wang QJ, Liao DC, Zhou YH, Real-time rapid prediction of variations of Earth’s rotational rate, Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(7):

                969-973, 2008.

        Zhou YH, Chen JL, Salstein DA, Tropospheric and stratospheric wind contributions to Earth’s variable rotation from

                NCEP/NCAR reanalyses (2000–2005), Geophysical Journal International, 174, 453-463, 2008. [PDF Reprint]
        Sun J, Dai CL, Jian NC, Zhou YH, Wang GL, Ping JS, Investigation of stronger diurnal ERP signals in summer derived from the
                VLBI CONT08 campaign, Chinese Science Bulletin ,55(29): 3274–3278, doi: 10.1007/s11434-010-4076-5, 2010.
        Xu XQ, Zhou YH, Liao XH, Short-term Earth Orientation Parameters Predictions by combination of the least-squares,
                AR model and Kalman filter, Journal of Geodynamics, 62, 83-86, 2012.
        Liao DC, Wang QJ, Zhou YH, Liao XH, Huang CL, Long-term Prediction of the Earth Orientation Parameters by the
                Artificial Neural Network Technique, Journal of Geodynamics,  62, 87-92, 2012.
        Chen JL, Wilson CR, Zhou YH, Seasonal excitation of polar motion, Journal of Geodynamics, 62, 8-15, 2012.
        Zhou YH, Salstein DA, Xu XQ, Liao XH, Global dust storm signal in the meteorological excitation of Mars’ rotation,
               Journal of Geophysical Research -  Planets, 118, 952–962, doi:10.1002/jgre.20087, 2013.  [PDF Reprint]
        Xu XQ, Zhou YH, EOP prediction using least square fitting and autoregressive filter over optimized data intervals. Adv. Space Res., 56:2248-2253, 2015.
        Zhou YH, Zhu Q, Salstein DA et al., Estimation of the free core nutation period by the sliding-window complex least-squares fit method. 
               Adv. Space Res., 57:2136~2140, 2016. [PDF Reprint]        

    Popular Science Readings

       赵丰: 见微知著 --- 话地球自转 [PDF Reprint]  

    Positions Available

       1) Postdoctor (博士后)

          Fields: Rotations of the Earth, terrestrial planets and exoplanets; High-frequency variation of the Earth rotation; Prediction of the Earth’s variable rotation.

            Required: Ph.D. in relevant fields; Strong background in physics, mathematics, and demonstrated ability in performing independent researches.

       2) Intern (大学生短期实习 )

           Major: Mathematics, Physics, Computer science, Geodesy, Geophysics, Astronomy, Atmospheric science, Ocean science, Earth science, Space science, etc.

       3) Research Assistant (研究助理--数据分析处理, ~2 years with possible extension)    

           Major: Mathematics, Physics, Computer science, Geodesy, Geophysics, Astronomy, Atmospheric science, Ocean science, Earth science, Space science, etc.