Huiqun (Helen) Wang

scientist - Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


Email:  hwang@cfa.harvard.edu

Ph.D. - Planetary Sciences - California Institute of Technology, 2004.

minor - Applied and Computational Mathematics - California Institute of Technology, 2004.

B.S. - Atmospheric Sciences - University of Science and Technology of China 1997.

Research Interests:

  • MGS/MOC Mars Daily Global Maps

  • MGS/MOC Mars Daily Global Maps search tool

  • MRO/MARCI Mars Daily Global Maps


  • Publications:
  • Wang, H., and Richardson, M.I., 2015. The origin, evolution, and trajectory of large dust storms on Mars during Mars years 24-30 (1999-2011) , Icarus, 251, 112-127, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.10.033. PDF

  • Gonzalez Abad, G., Liu, X., Chance, K., Wang, H., Kurosu, T.P. and Suleiman, R., 2015. Updated Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Ozone Monitoring Instrument (SAO OMI) formaldehyde retrieval, AMT, 8, 19-32, doi:10.5194/amt-8-19-2015

  • Gonzalez Abad, G., Liu, X., Chance, K., Wang, H., Kurosu, T.P. and Suleiman, R., 2014. Updated SAO OMI formaldehyde retrieval, AMTD, 7, 1-31, doi:10.519/amtd-7-1-2014.

  • Wang, H., Liu, X., Chance, K., Gonzalez Abad, G. and Chan Miller, C., 2014. Water vapor retrieval from OMI visible spectra, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1901-1913, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1901-2014. PDF

  • Wang, H., Liu, X., Chance, K., Gonzalez Abad, G. and Chan Miller, C., 2014. Water vapor retrieval from OMI visible spectra, AMTD, 7, 1-27, doi:10.5194/amtd-7-1-2014.

  • Wang, H., Richardson, M.I., Toigo, A.D. and Newman, C.E., 2013. Zonal wavenumber three traveling waves in the northern hemisphere of Mars simulated with a general circulation model. Icarus, 223, 2, 654-676, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.01.004. PDF

  • Hinson, D.P., Wang, H. and Smith, M.D., 2012.A multi-year survey of dynamics near the surface in the northern hemisphere of Mars: Short-period baroclinic waves and dust storms.Icarus, 219, 307-320, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.03.001.PDF

  • Wang, H., Toigo A.D. and Richardson, M.I., 2011.Curvilinear features in the southern hemisphere observed by Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera. Icarus, 215, 242-252, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.06.029.PDF

  • Wofsy, S.C., the HIPPO Science Team and Cooperating Modellers and Satellite Teams, 2011. HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO): fine-grained, global-scale measurements of climatically important atmospheric gases and aerosols. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A - Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 369, 1943, 2073-2086, doi:10.1098/rsta.2010/0313. PDF

  • McConnochie, T.H., Bell, J.F. III, Savransky, D., Wolff, M.J., Toigo, A.D. Wang, H., Richardson, M.I. and Christensen, P.R., 2010. THEMIS-VIS observations of clouds in the martian mesosphere: Altitudes, wind speeds, and decameter-scale morphology. Icarus, 210, 2, 545-565, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.07.021.

  • Wang, H., Jacob, D.J., Kopacz, M., Jones, D.B.A., Suntharalingam, P., Fisher, J.A., Nassar, R., Pawson, S. and Nielsen, J.E., 2009. Error correlation between CO2 and CO as constraint for CO2 flux inversions using satellite data. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7313-7323. PDF

  • Hinson, D.P. and Wang, H., 2009. Further observations of regional dust storms and baroclinic eddies in the northern hemisphere of Mars. Icarus,206, 290-305, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.08.019. PDF

  • Wang, H. and Fisher, J.A., 2009. North polar frontal clouds and dust storms on Mars during spring and summer. Icarus, 204, 1, 103-113. Doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.05.028. PDF

  • Wang, H., Jacob, D.J., Kopacz, M., Jones, D.B.A., Suntharalingam, P., Fisher, J.A., Nassar, R., Pawson, S. and Nielsen, J.E., 2009. Error correlation between CO2 and CO as constraint for CO2 flux inversions using satellite data. ACPD, 9, 11783-11810. PDF

  • Wang, H., Jacob, D.J., Le Sager, P., Streets, D.G., Park, R.J., Gilliland, A.B. and van Donkelaar, A., 2009. Surface ozone background in the United States: Canadian and Mexican pollution influences.Atmos. Environ., 43, 6, 1310-1319. Doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.11.036. PDF .

    Interview of Daniel Jacob about this paper on Environmental Research Web.

  • Hendricks, E.A., Schubert, W.H., Taft, R.K., Wang, H. and Kossin, J.P., 2009. Lifecycles of Hurricane-like potential vorticity rings. JAS, 66 (3), 705-722. Doi:10.1175/2008JAS2820.1. PDF

  • Inada, A., Richardson, M.I., McConnochie, T.H., Strausberg, M.J., Wang, H. and Bell, J.F., 2007. High-resolution atmospheric observations by the Mars Odyssey Thermal Emission Imaging system. Icarus. 192, (2), 378-395. Doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.07.020. PDF

  • Wang, H., 2007. Dust storms originating in the northern hemisphere during the third mapping year of Mars Global Surveyor, Icarus, 189, (2), 325-343. Doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.01.014. PDF

  • Wang, H., Zurek, R.W. and Richardson, M.I., 2005. The Relationship between Frontal Dust Storms and Transient Eddy Activity in the Northern hemisphere of Mars as Observed by Mars Global Surveyor, JGR-Planets, 110, E7, E07005. Doi: 10.1029/2005JE002423. PDF

  • Strausberg, M. J., Wang, H., Richardson, M.I., Ewald S.P. and Toigo, A.D., 2005. Observations of the initiation and evolution of the 2001 Mars global dust storm, JGR-Planets, 110, E2, E02006. Doi:10.1029/2004JE002361. PDF

  • Wang, H., and Ingersoll, A.P., 2003. Cloud-tracked winds for the first Mars Global Surveyor mapping year, JGR-Planets, 108, E9, 5110. Doi: 10.1029/2003JE002107. PDF

  • Wang, H., Richardson, M.I., Wilson, R.J., Ingersoll, A.P. and Zurek, R.W., 2003. Cyclones, Tides, and the Origin of Major Dust Storms on Mars. GRL, 30, 9, 1488. Doi:10.1029/2002GL016828. PDF

  • Wang, H., and Ingersoll, A.P., 2002. Martian clouds observed by Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera. JGR_planets, 107, E10, 5078. Doi:10.1029/2001JE001815. PDF

  • Toigo, A.D., Richardson, M.I., Wilson, R.J., Wang, H. and Ingersoll, A.P., 2002. A first look at dust lifting and dust storms near the south pole of Mars with a mesoscale model. JGR-Planets, 107, E7, 5050. doi:10.1029/2001JE001592. PDF

  • Wang, H., 2002. Rearrangement of annular rings of high vorticity, Woods Hole Oceanog. Inst. Tech. Rept. for 2002 program of study in geophysical fluid dynamics Bounds on turbulent transport.