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Jiming Jin

Jiming Jin

Associate Professor
Area of Study: Biometeorology
Employee Type: Faculty
Location:  AGRS 347
Office Phone:  435-213-7176
5210 Old Main Hill
Specialties: Global climate modeling and analysis
Education
5/2002 Ph.D. Major: Hydrology; Minor: Remote sensing and spatial analysis
Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
 
11/1999 Ph.D. Major: Atmospheric Sciences, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China
 
7/1992 M.S. Major: Atmospheric Sciences, Lanzhou Institute of Plateau Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, P. R. China
 
7/1989 B.S. Major: Meteorology, Department of Meteorology, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, P. R. China

Professional Experiences
1/2008-present, Assistant Professor,
Department of Watershed Sciences and Department of Plants, Soils, & Climate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
 
1/2008-present, Faculty Scientist
12/2004-12/2007, Research Scientist
12/2003-11/2004, Principal Associate Researcher
11/2002-11/2003, Senior Associate Researcher
5/2002-10/2002, Post-doctoral Researcher
Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California
 
8/1997 - 12/1998, Visiting Scientist,
Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Teaching Experience
PSC 2000 – Understanding Weather and Climate, Fall Semester 2008, Utah State University (Student Evaluation: 4.3/6 and 4.5/6, 53 responses) 
WATS/PSC 3820 – Climate Change, Spring Semester 2009, Utah State University
(Student Evaluation: 5.4/6 and 5.0/6, 26 responses)
 
PSC 2000 -- Understanding Weather and Climate, Fall Semester 2009, Utah State University. (Student Evaluation: 4.6/6 and 4.8/6, 47 responses)
WATS 6900 Hydroclimatology, Spring Semester 2010, Utah State University
(Student Evaluation: 5.3/6 and 5.5/6, 3 responses) 
 
Awards
The 2011 Faculty Researcher of the Year, College of Agriculture, Utah State University, 2011
K. C. Wong Fellowships, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 12/2006
Spot Recognition Award Program from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 10/2003
The Harshbarger Fellowship received from the World Laboratory at the International Center for Scientific Culture (ICSC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, 8/1997-7/1999
 
Professional Societies
Member of American Geophysical Union
Member of American Meteorological Society
 
Research Projects
Hooten M. B., and J. Jin: Modeling seasonal and interannual dynamics of intermountain snow water storage. Utah State University Water Initiative’s Research and Teaching Grants Program, Duration: 5/2008-4/2009, $16K (funded).
 
Jin, J.: Modeling and forecasting the Utah snowpack using an advanced regional climate model. Utah State University New Faculty Research Grant. Duration: 5/2008-6/2009, $11K (funded).
 
Jin, J.: Quantify Utah hydroclimate using a high-resolution regional climate model. Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Project. Duration: 7/2008-6/2011, $34K (funded).
 
Jin, J., and N. Benson : High performance computing, Utah. United States Department of Agriculture CSREES. Duration: 7/2008-6/2009, $521K (funded).
 
Hawkins, C. P, D. Tarboton, and J. Jin: Consequences of global climate change for stream biodiversity and implications for the application and interpretation of biological indicators of aquatic ecosystem condition. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Duration: 9/2009-8/2012, $789K (funded).
 
Jin, J.: Analyze and predict the impact of climate change on agricultural water use over arid and semi-arid regions. The Utah State University Proposal Writing Institute, Duration: 5/2009, $5K (funded).
 
Jin, J.: Modeling and analysis of the impact of lakes on seasonal and interannual climate variability over the contiguous United States using a regional climate model. NOAA Climate Prediction Program for the Americas Program: 8/2009-7/2012, $337K (funded).
 
 
Jin, J.: Investigation of monthly to interannual cold season climate predictability over the contiguous United States using regional climate models. Utah State University Research Catalyst Program. Duration: 7/2009-6/2010, $20K (funded).
 
Jin, J.: Modeling and Forecasting of Gas and Particulate Dispersion and Emission over Farm Fields using a Very High Resolution Meso-Scale Model. Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory. Duration: 9/2009-6/2011, $52K (funded).
Jin, J., and N. Benson: High performance computing, Utah. United States Department of Agriculture CSREES. Duration: 8/2009-8/2010, $489K (funded).
 
Spall, R., and J. Jin: High performance computing, Utah. United States Department of Agriculture CSREES. Duration: 7/2010-6/2011, $244K (funded).
 
Jackson-Smith, D. (PI) et al. (including J. Jin): Hydrologic and ecological impacts of changes in human water resource management in response to climate change and urbanization. The National Science Foundation Water Sustainability and Climate Program. Duration: 11/2010-9/2011, $150K (funded).
 
Monson, R. K., and coauthors (including J. Jin, Co-PI): Collaborative research: Processes and patterns in the North American monsoon macrosystem. National Science Foundation Macrosystems Program. Duration: 04/11-03/16, $3.6 million (my portion: $280K) (funded).
 
Journal and Proposal Review
Water Resources Research
Journal of Geophysical Research
Journal of Hydrometeorology
Journal of the American Water Resources Association
Climatic Change
Advances in Meteorology
Advance in Atmospheric Sciences
Hydrological Sciences Journal
Hydrological Processes
National Science Foundation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
U.S. Department of Agriculture
 
Current Graduate Students
Ripley McCoy (PhD student; expected graduation date: Spring 2013)
Jonathan Meyer (PhD; expected graduation date: Fall 2014)
 
Book Chapters
1) Jin, J., N. L. Miller, and B. Yang, 2011: Modeling of the effects of land use change and irrigation on local climate. Land Use: Planning, Regulations, and Environment, Nova Science Publishers edited volume (Invited; in review).
 
2) Jin, J., S.-Y. Wang, R. R. Gillies, 2011: Improved dynamical downscaling of climate projections for the western United States. Climate Change / Book 2, edited by H. Kheradmand, InTech Open Access Publisher, ISBN 979-953-307-277-6 (invited).

Journal Publications
(36) Wen, L., J. Jin, and S. Y. Wang, 2011:  Modeling of the impact of the Great Salt Lake salinity on local climate with the Weather Research and Forecasting model. Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research.
 
(35) Jin, J., and L. Wen, 2011: Evaluation of Snowmelt Simulation in the Weather Research and Forecasting Model. Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research.
 
(34) Tseng, Y. H., S. H. Chien, J. Jin, and N. L. Miller, 2011: Modeling air-land-sea interaction using regional climate system model (RCSM) in Monterey Bay, CA. Submitted to Monthly Weather Review.
 
(33) Wen, X., S. Lu, and J. Jin, 2011: Integrating remote sensing data with WRF for improved simulations of oasis effects on local weather processes over an arid region in northwestern China. Submitted to Journal of Hydrometerology (in revision).
 
(32) Wang, Y., P. Wu, X. Zhao, and J. Jin, 2011: The principle system for the optimization of water-saving crop planning. Submitted to Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science (in review).
 
(31) Wen, L., and J. Jin, 2011: Modeling and analysis of the impact of irrigation on local arid climate over northwest China. Hydrological Processes.DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8142.
 
(30) Wen, L., and J. Jin, and M. Wojcik, 2011: High-Resolution Simulations of Particulate
Matter Emitted By Different Agriculture Tillage under Different Weather Conditions in
California, USA. Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-011-0920-4.
 
(29) Subin, Z. M., W. J. Riley, J. Jin, D. S. Christianson, M. S. Torn, L. M. Kueppers, 2010: Ecosystem Feedbacks to Climate Change in California: Development, Testing, and Analysis Using a Coupled Regional Atmosphere and Land-Surface Model (WRF3-CLM3.5). Earth Interactions, DOI: 10.1175/2010EI331.1.
 
(28) Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2010: Improvement of snowpack simulations in a regional Climate model. Hydrological Processes, 25, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7975.
 
(27) Wang, Y., P. Wu, X. Zhao, and J. Jin, 2010: Division of the water-saving crop planning system in the Heihe River basin. African Journal of Biotechnology, 9 (54), 9,108-9,117.
 
(26) Wu, P.T., D. L. Zhu, J. Jin, and W.P. Niu, 2010: Design of drip irrigation lateral for optimum capital and operating cost. Water science and technology, 10 (6), 943-952. DOI:10.2166/ws.2010.618
 
(25) Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2010: Regional simulations to quantify land use change and irrigation impacts on hydroclimate in the California Central Valley. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-010-0352-1.
 
(24) Jin, J., S. Lu, S. Li, and N. L. Miller, 2010: Impact of land use change on the local climate Over the Tibetan Plateau. Advances in Meteorology, DOI:10.1155/2010/837480.
 
(23) Jin, J., N. L. Miller, and N. Schegel, 2010: Sensitivity Study of Four Land Surface Schemes in the WRF Model. Advances in Meteorology, DOI:10.1155/2010/167436.
 
(22) Wang, S. Y., R. .R. Gillies, L. E. Hipps, and J. Jin, 2010: A transition-phase teleconnection of the Pacific quasi-decadal oscillation. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-009-0722-5.
 
(21) Wu, P., J. Jin, and X. Zhao, 2010: Impact of climate change and irrigation technology advancement on agricultural water use in China. Climatic Change, 100, 797- 805, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-010-9860-3.
 
(20) Wang, S. Y., R. R. Gillies, J. Jin, L. E. Hipps, 2010: Coherence between the Great Salt Lake level and the Pacific quasi-decadal oscillation. J. Climate, 23, 2161-2177 DOI:10.1175/2009JCLI2979.1.
 
(19) Zhu, D. L., P. T. Wu, G. P. Merkley, J. Jin, 2009: Drip irrigation lateral design procedure based on emission uniformity and field microtopography, Irrig. and Drain., DOI: 10.1002/ird.518.
 
(18) Wang, S.-Y., R. R. Gillies, J. Jin, and L. E. Hipps, 2009: Recent rainfall cycle in the Intermountain Region as a quadrature amplitude modulation from the Pacific decadal oscillation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L02705, doi:10.1029/2008GL036329.
 
(17) Kueppers, L. M., M. A. Snyder, L. C. Sloan, D. Cayan, J. Jin, H. Kanamaru, M. Kanamitsu, N. L. Miller, M. Tyree, H. Du, and B. Weare, 2008: Seasonal temperature responses to land-use change in the western United States. Global and Planetary Change, 60: 250-264.
 
(16) Miller, N.L., K. Hayhoe, J. Jin, and M. Auffhammer, 2008: Climate, Extreme Heat, and Electricity Demand in California. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 1834–1844.
 
(15) L. Pan, J. Jin, N. L. Miller, Y.-S. Wu, G. Bodvarsson, 2008: Modeling hydraulic responses to meteorological force: from canopy to aquifer. Vadose Zone J., 7: 325-331.
 
 
(14) Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2007: Analysis of the impact of snow on daily weather variability in mountainous regions. J. Hydrometeor., 8, 245–258.
 
(13) Jin, J., N. L. Miller, S. Sorooshian, and X. Gao, 2006: Relationship between atmospheric circulation and snowpack in the western United States. Hydrological Processes, 20(4), DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6126.
 
(12) Miller, N. L., J. Jin, and C.-F., Tsang, 2005: Local climate sensitivity of the Three Gorges Dam. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L16704, doi:10.1029/2005GL022821.
 
(11) Miller, N. L., and co-authors (including J. Jin), 2005: The DOE water cycle pilot study. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 86(3), 359-374.
 
(10) Jin, J., X. Gao, and S. Sorooshian, 2003: Impact of model calibration on high-latitude land-surface processes: PILPS Phase 2e calibration/validation experiments. Global and Planetary Change, 38,73-80.
 
(9) Bowling, L. C., and co-authors (including J. Jin), 2003: Simulation of high latitude hydrological processes in the Torne-Kalix basin: PILPS Phase 2e 1: Experiment description and summary intercomparisons. Global and Planetary Change, 38, 1-30.
 
(8) Nijssen, B., and co-authors (including J. Jin), 2003: Simulation of high latitude hydrological processes in the Torne-Kalix basin: PILPS Phase 2e 2: Comparison of model results with observations. Global and Planetary Change , 38, 31-53.
 
(7) Jin, J., X. Gao, Z.-L. Yang, R. C. Bales, S. Sorooshian, R. E. Dickinson, S.-F. Sun, and G.-X. Wu, 1999: Comparative analyses of physically based snowmelt models for climate simulations. Journal of Climate, 12, 2643-2657.
 
(6) Jin, J., X. Gao, S. Sorooshian, Z.-L. Yang, R. C. Bales, R. E. Dickinson, S.-F. Sun and G.-X. Wu, 1999: One-dimensional snow water and energy balance model for vegetated surfaces, Hydrological Processes, 13, 14-15, 2467-2482.
 
(5) Yang, Z.-L., R. E. Dickinson, A. N. Hahmann, G.-Y. Niu, M. Shaikh, X. Gao, R. C. Bales, S. Sorooshian, and J. Jin, 1999: Simulation of snow mass and extent in general circulation models, Hydrological Processes, 13,12-13, 2097-2113.
 
(4) Sun, S.-F., J. Jin, and Y. Xue 1999: A simple snow-atmosphere-soil transfer model(SAST), Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, D16, 19587-19597.
 
(3) Sun, S.-F., J. Jin, and G.-X., Wu, 1998: Development of snow model for use in GCM. Chinese Journal of Meteorology, 5, 123-140.
 
 
(2) Sun, S.-F. and J. Jin, 1997: Some problems in land surface model studies, Chinese Journal of Applied Meteorology, 8, 50-57.
 
(1) Jin, J. and Z. Qu, 1994: The studies of the relationship between stratospheric sudden warming and 30-60 day low frequency oscillations. Chinese Plateau Meteorology, 80-96, Vol.13, No.4

Conference Presentations
Ramu, S., and J. Jin, 2010: Assessment of Vegetation Photosynthesis Model (vpm) in a Temperate Climate Condition Using Modis Data, the AGU annual Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17, 2010.
 
McCoy, R. R., and J. Jin, 2010: Regional Climate Simulations with WRF: Application of a Regression Model to Correct Biases in CCSM Forcing Data, the AGU annual Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17, 2010.
 
McCoy, R., and J. Jin, 2010: Evaluation of a coupled WRF-CLM model over the western United States. The 11th WRF workshop, June 21-25, 2010, Boulder, CO.
 
Wen, L., and J. Jin, 2010: Modeling of the impacts of the Great Salt Lake salinity on local climate with the Weather Research and Forecasting model. The 11th WRF workshop, June 21-25, 2010, Boulder, CO.
 
Zhu, J., and J. Jin, 2010: Deep Lake Simulations within the Weather research and Forecasting Model. The 11th WRF workshop, June 21-25, 2010, Boulder, CO.
 
Gu, H., J. Jin, and Z. M. Subin, 2010: Coupling a Physical Lake Model into the Weather Research Forecasting Model. The 11th WRF workshop, June 21-25, 2010, Boulder, CO.
 
Jin, J., L. Wen, Z. M. Subin, and N. L. Miller, 2009: Calibration and Validation of WRF3.0-CLM3.5 in Snowpack Simulations. The American Geophysical Union meeting, December 2009, San Francisco, CA.
 
Bao, Y., Z. M. Subin, J. Jin, and N. L. Miller, 2009: Evaluation of the newly coupled WRF3-CLM3.5 with CCSM3 forcing. The 10th WRF Users' Workshop, June 23- 26, 2009,National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, Colorado.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2008: Quantify the role of ground water in the local climate over the Merced Watershed. Computational Methods in Water Resources XVII International Conference, July 6-10, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2008: North America Monsoon and its relationship with ENSO. 
American Geophysical Union Spring Conference, May 27-30, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
 
Jin, J., S. Lu, and N. L. Miller, 2008: Impact of vegetation on local climate over the Tibetan Plateau. The America Meteorology Society Annual Conference, January, New Orleans, LA.
 
Jin, J., N. L. Miller: Intercomparison of the performance of CLM3, NOAH, RUC, and STD land-surface schemes in the Weather and Research Forecasting Model. The American Geophysical Union Conference, December 2007, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin, J., N. J. Schegel, and N. L. Miller: Understanding the role of land-surface processes in the regional climate system: A WRF modeling study. June 2007, Boulder, CO.
 
Jin, J., N. L. Miller: Analysis of the Influence of Irrigation on Hydroclimate in the California Central Valley using Regional Climate Model Ensemble Simulations. The America Meteorology Society Annual Conference, January 2007, San Antonio, TX.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller: Toward Understanding the Role of Ground Water in Hydroclimate Using a Single Column Climate Model. The American Geophysical Union
Conference, December 2006, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller: Investigation of the Land Use Changes in California using MM5-CLM3. The American Geophysical Union Conference, December 2005, San Francisco, CA.
 
N. L. Miller, J. Jin, and K. Hayhoe: An Analysis of Extreme Heat and Energy Demand. The American Geophysical Union Conference, December 2005, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller: Impact of PBL schemes on snowpack simulation. June 20-24 2005. The GEWEX International Conference, Costa Mesa, California.
 
Jin, J., and N L. Miller: Coupling of CLM3 into MM5 to improve snowpack simulation. The America Meteorology Society Conference, January 2005, San Diego, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller: Effects of atmospheric circulation on regional snowpack. The American Geophysical Union Conference, December 2004, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller: An analysis of impact of atmospheric circulation patterns on snow accumulation. The CalFED Conference, October 2004, Sacramento, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller: An analysis of snow simulations in a regional climate model with an advanced snow scheme. The Mountain Climate Sciences Symposium. May 2004, Lake Tahoe, Ca.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2004: On the development and testing of a coupled regional climate model with an advanced land surface model. The American Geophysical Union Spring Conference, May, Montreal, Canada.
 
N. L. Miller, and J. Jin, 2004: Snow simulations over the Columbia River basin using a coupled regional climate. The European Geophysical Society Conference, May, Nice, France.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2004: Coupling an advanced land surface model in a regional climate model to improve snow simulation. The 21st Annual Pacific Climate Workshop, March, Pacific Grove, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N L. Miller 2004 : A relationship between atmospheric circulation and snowpack in the western United States. The America Meteorology Society Conference, January, Seattle, CA.
 
Jin, J., and N. L. Miller, 2003: A mesoscale study of impact of snowpack on climate variability over the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The American Geophysical Union Conference, December, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin. J., and N. L. Miller, 2003: A space-time correlation analysis of ENSO and snowpack in the western United States. October, Reno, Nevada.
 
Miller, N. L., and J. Jin, 2003: Understanding snowmelt mechanisms over the Sierra Nevada region using MM5. The 2003 IUGG international conference, June 30-July 11.
 
Jin J., and N. L. Miller, 2003: A mesoscale modeling and assimilation study of the role of snowpack on climate variability in the Sierra Nevada region. The 20th Annual Pacific Climate Workshop, April 6-9, Pacific Grove, CA
 
Jin, J., N L. Miller, S. Sorooshian, and X. Gao 2003 : Impact of ENSO on snowpack over the western United States: A GCM study. The America Meteorology Society Conference, February 2003, Long Beach, CA.
 
Jin, J., N. L. Miller, 2002: A mesoscale study of the impact of snowpack on climate variability over the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The American Geophysical Union Conference, December, San Francisco, CA.
 
Jin. J., and N. L. Miller, 2002: A space-time correlation analysis of ENSO and snowpack in the western United States. The Atmospheric Science Symposium, November 8, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.