OS People

Yu-heng Tseng

Current Research

  • Improving the representation of coastal and estuarine processes in Community Earth System Model (CESM)
  • Atmosphere-Ocean interaction
  • Pacific ocean climate and decadal climate variability
  • Tropical and Extra-tropical teleconnection
  • Eddy-resolving global ocean modeling development, two-way nesting and global sea level budget


9/99-8/03, Stanford University, Stanford CA. Ph. D. in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

9/97-6/99, Stanford University, Stanford CA. M.S. degree in Biomechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

9/91-6/95, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. Honor with President Award.



Yang, Y.J., Jan, S., Chang, M.-H., Wang, J., Mensah, V., Kuo, T.-H., Tsai, C.-J., Lee, C.-Y., Andres, M., Centurioni, L.R., Tseng, Y.-H., Liang, M.-D. and Lai, J.-W. (2015) "Mean structure and fluctuations of the Kuroshio East of Taiwan from in situ and remote observations," Oceanography, 28, 74-83 [article]

Wright*, W.E., Gaun, B.T., Tseng, Y., Cook, E.R., Wei, K.-Y. and Chang, S.-T. (2015), "Reconstruction of the springtime East Asian Subtropical Jet and Western Pacific pattern from a millennial-length Taiwanese tree-ring chronology," Climate Dynamics, 44, 1645-1659. [article]

Chen, H.C., Sui*, C.H., Tseng, Y.H. and Huang, B.H. (2015), "An analysis of climate oscillations in Pacific subtropical cells," Journal of Climate, 28, 3786-3805. [article]

Ding, R., Li*, J., Tseng, Y.H., Sun, C. and Guo, Y. (2015), "The Victoria mode in the North Pacific linking extratropical sea level pressure variations to ENSO," Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 27-45. [article]

Ding, R., Li*, J., Tseng, Y.H. and Ruan, C. (2015), "Influence of the North Pacific Victoria mode on the Pacific ITCZ summer precipitation," Journal of Geophysical Research 120, 964-979 [article]

Ding, R., Li*, J. and Tseng, Y.H. (2015), "The impact of south Pacific extratropical forcing on ENSO and comparisons with the North Pacific," Climate Dynamics, 44, 2017-2034. [article]

Small*, R. J. and co-authors (2014), "A new synoptic-scale resolving global climate simulation using the Community Earth System Model," Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth System, 6, 1065-1094. [article]

Yuan*, Y., Tseng, Y.H., Yang, C., Liao, G., Chow, C.H., Liu, Z., Zhu, X.-H., Chen H. (2014), "Variation in the Kuroshio intrusion: Modeling and interpretation of observations collected around the Luzon Strait from July, 2009 to March, 2011," Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 3447-3463. [article]

Jo*, Y. H., Breaker, L. C., Tseng, Y. H. and Yeh, S. W. (2014), "A temporal multiscale analysis of the waters off the east coast of south Korea over the past four decades," Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 25, 415-434. [article]

Young, C.C., Liang, Y.C., Tseng*, Y. H. and Chow, C. H. (2014), "Characteristics of the RAW filtered Leapfrog time-stepping scheme in the ocean general circulation model," Monthly Weather Review, 142, 434-447. [article]

Griffies*, S. M. and co-authors (2014), "An assessment of global and regional sea level for years 1993-2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations," Ocean Modelling, 78, 35-89. [article]

Shen, M. L., Tseng*, Y. H., Jan, S., Young, C.C. and Chiou, M. D. (2014), "Long-term variability of the Kuroshio transport east of Taiwan and the climate it conveys," Progress in Oceanography, 121, 60-73. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Shen, M.L., Jan, S., Dietrich, D.E. and Chiang, C.P. (2012), "Validation of the Kuroshio current system in the dual-domain Pacific Ocean model framework," Progress in Oceanography, 105, 102-124. [article]

Young, C.C., Tseng*, Y.H., Shen, M.L., Liang, Y.C., Chien, M.H. and Chien, C.H. (2012), "Development of the TaIwan Multi-scale Community Ocean Model (TIMCOM)," Environmental Modelling & Software, 38, 214-219. [article]

Tu*, C. Y., Tseng, Y. H., Chiu, T. S., Shen, M.-L. and C. H. Hsieh (2012), "Using coupled fish behavior-hydrodynamic model to investigate spawning migration of Japanese anchovy, Engraulis japonicas, from East China Sea to Taiwan," Fisheries Oceanography. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2012.00619.x.z. [article]

Han*, Y. S., Zhang, H., Tseng, Y. H. and Shen, M.-L. (2012), "Larval Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) as sub-surface current bio-tracers on the East Asia continental shelf," Fisheries Oceanography. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2012.00624.x.z. [article]

Tseng, Y.-H.*, Chien, S. H., Jin, J. and Miller, N. L. (2012), "Modeling air-land-sea interactions using the Integrated Regional Model System in Monterey Bay, California," Monthly Weather Review, 140, 1285-1306. [article]

Tzeng, W.-N., Tseng*, Y.-H., Han, Y.-S., Hsu, C.-C., Chang, C.-W., Di Lorenzo, E., Hsieh*, C.-H. (2012), "Evaluation of multi-scale climate effects on annual recruitment levels of the Japanese Eel, Anguilla japonica, to Taiwan", PLoS One, 7: e30805, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030805. [article]

Tsai, Y.M., Kuo*, H.C., Chang, Y.C. and Tseng, Y. H. (2012), "A new parallel domain-decomposed Chebyshev collocation method for atmospheric and oceanic modeling," Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 23, 439-450. doi: 10.3319/TAO.2012.03.28.02 [article]

Tay, W.-B., Tseng*, Y. H., Lin, L.-Y. and Tseng, W.-Y. (2011), "Toward patient-specific cardiovascular modeling system using the immersed boundary technique", Biomedical Engineering OnLine, 10:52 doi:10.1186/1475-925X-10-52. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Chien, M.-H. (2011), "Parallel domain-decomposed Taiwan Multi-scale Community Ocean Model (PD-TIMCOM)", Computers & Fluids, 45, 77-83. [article]

Shen, M.-L., Tseng*, Y. H., and Jan, S. (2011), "The formation and dynamics of the cold-dome off northeastern Taiwan", Journal of Marine Systems, 86, 10-27. [article]

Jiang*, L., Yan, X.-H., Tseng, Y. H. and Breaker, L. (2011), "A numerical study on the role of wind forcing, bottom topography, and nonhydrostacy in coastal upwelling," Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 95, 99-109, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.08.019. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Breaker, L. C., and Chang, T. Y. (2010), "Sea level variations in the regional seas around Taiwan," Journal of Oceanography, 66, 27-39. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Jan, S., Dietrich, D. E., Lin, I.-I., Chang, Y. T. and Tang, T. Y. (2010), "Modeled oceanic response and sea surface cooling to typhoon Kai-Tak," Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 21, 85-98. [article]

Jan*, S., Tseng, Y. H., and Dietrich, D. E. (2010), "Sources of water in the Taiwan Strait," Journal of Oceanography, 66, 211-221. [article]

Hu, C. K., Chiu, C. T., Chen, S. H., Jan*, S. and Tseng, Y. H. (2010), "Numerical simulation of barotropic tides around Taiwan," Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 21, 71-84. [article]

Breaker*, L., Tseng, Y. H. and Wang, X. C. (2010), "On the natural oscillations of Monterey Bay: observations, modeling, and origins," Progress in Oceanography, 86, 380-395. [article]

Chen*, C.-T. A., S. Jan, T.-S. Huang, B.-J. Wang, and Y.-H. Tseng (2010), "Spring of no Kuroshio intrusion in the southern Taiwan Strait," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean , 115, C08011, doi:10.1029/2009JC005804. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. (2008), "High-order Essentially Local Extremum Diminishing schemes for environmental flows," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 58, 213-235. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ding, C.H.Q. (2008), "Efficient parallel I/O in Community Atmosphere Model (CAM)", International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 22, 206-218. [article]

Dietrich, D. E, Tseng*, Y. H., Medina, R., Liste, M., Olabarriet, M., Piacsek, S. A., Bowman, M. J. and Mehra, A. (2008), "Accurate Mediterranean overflow water (MOW) simulation using a coupled multiple-grid Mediterranean Sea/North Atlantic Ocean model on a PC," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 113, C07027, doi:10.1029/2006JC003914. [article]

Du*, T., Tseng, Y. H. and Yan, X. H. (2008), "The impacts of tidal currents and Kuroshio intrusion on the generation of nonlinear internal waves in Luzon Strait," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 113, C08015. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., and Breaker, L. C. (2007), "Nonhydrostatic simulation of the regional circulation in the Monterey Bay area," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 112, C12017, doi:10.1029/2007JC004093. [article]

Gao, T., Tseng, Y. H. and Lu*, X. Y. (2007), "An improved hybrid Cartesian/immersed boundary method for fluid-solid flows," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 55, 1189-1211. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., and Dietrich, D. E. (2006), "Entrainment and transport in the three-dimensional idealized gravity current simulation," Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 23, 1249-1269. [article]

Tseng, Y. H., Meneveau, C. and Parlange*, M. B. (2006), "Modeling flow around bluff bodies and predicting urban dispersion using large eddy simulation," Environmental Science & Technology, 40, 2653-2662. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Dietrich, D. E. and Ferziger, J. H. (2005), "Regional circulation of the Monterey Bay region-hydrostatic versus non-hydrostatic modeling," Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, 110, C09015,doi:10.1029/2003JC002153. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., and Ferziger, J. H. (2004), "Large-eddy simulation of turbulent wavy boundary flow - illustration of vortex dynamics," Journal of Turbulence, 5, 034. [article]

Dietrich*, D. E, Mehra, A, Haney, R. L., Bowman, M. J. and Y. H. Tseng (2004), "Dissipation effects in north Atlantic ocean modeling," Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L05302 10.1029/2003GL019015. [article]

Ferziger, J. H. and Tseng*, Y. H. (2004), "A coordinate system independent streamwise upwind method for fluid flow computation," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 45, 1235-1247. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ferziger, J. H. (2003), "A ghost-cell immersed boundary method for flow in complex geometry," Journal of Computational Physics, 192, 593-623. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ferziger, J. H. (2001), "Effects of coastal geometry and the formation of cyclonic/anti-cyclonic eddies on turbulent mixing in upwelling simulation," Journal of Turbulence, 2, 014. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H. and Ferziger, J. H. (2001), "Mixing and available potential energy in stratified flows," Physics of Fluids, 13, 281-1293. [article]

Tseng*, Y. H., Durbin, P. and Tzeng, G. H. (2001), "Using a fuzzy piecewise regression analysis to predict the nonlinear series of turbulent flows with automatic change-point detection," Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 67, 81-106. [article]

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Yu-heng Tseng