Pao K. Wang


Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fields of interest: 

Cloud microphysics

Cloud dynamics

Aerosol physics

Severe storm physics and dynamics

Climate change

Atmospheric Chemistry

Environmental studies


Recent publications:

Wang, Pao K., 2002:
Ice Microdynamics.
Academic Press, 273pp.  

Wang, P. K., 2003:
Moisture Plumes above Thunderstorm Anvils and Their Contributions to Cross Tropopause Transport of Water Vapor in Midlatitudes.
J. Geophys. Res., 108(D6), 4194, doi: 10.1029/2003JD002581, 2003.  

Wang, Pao K., 2003:
Acid Rain and Precipitation Chemistry.
Encyclopedia of Water Science, Marcel-Dekker.  

Wang, Pao K., 2004:
Atmospheric water vapor.
McGraw-Hill Year Book of Science & Technology 2004, 14-16.McGraw-Hill.

Wang, P. K. 2004:
A cloud model interpretation of jumping cirrus above storm top, Geophys.
Res. Lett., 31, L18106, doi:10.1029/2004GL020787

Chiruta, M., and P. K. Wang, 2005:
The capacitance of solid and hollow hexagonal ice columns.
Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 32, L05803, doi:10.1029/2004GL021771, 2005.

Wang, Pao K. 2007:
The Thermodynamic Structure atop a Penetrating Convective Thunderstorm.
Atmospheric Research, 83, 254-262.

Wang, Pao K., M. Setvak, W. Lyons, W. Schmid, and H. Lin,   2009:
Further evidence of deep convective vertical transport of water vapor through the tropopause,
Atmos. Res., 94, 400-408.

Wang, P. K., Shih-Hao Su., M. Setvak, H. M. Lin and R. Rabin, 2010:
Ship wave signature at the cloud top of deep convective storms,
Atmos. Res. 97, 294-302.

Wang, P. K., S, H. Su, Z. Charvat, J. Stastka, and H. M. Lin, 2011:
Cross tropopause transport of water by mid-latitude deep convective storms: A review.
Terr. Atmos, Ocean. Sci., 22, 447-462