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TAN Ning
  Special-term Associate Professor
Highest Education  
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  Paleoclimate Modelling
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • 2006.9-2010.6, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Atmospheric Science, B. S.
  • 2010.9-2013.6, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Science, Atmospheric Science, M. S.
  • 2013.9-2014.7, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Environment Science, M. S.
  • 2014.9-2018.6, Unversité Paris-Saclay, Paleoclimatology, Ph.D.
  • 2018.7-2020.12, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Postdoc.
  • 2021.1-present, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Special-term Associate Professor

Research Interests:

I am working on the paleoclimate modeling. My research focuses on : 1) the climate response to different forcings under past warm periods; 2) Northern Hemisphere ice sheets onset; 3) the influences of seaways' changes on the climate; 4) paleo-monsoon system.

Public Services:

  1. IDEX International Master Scholarship
  2. IDEX International PhD Scholarship

Supported Projects:
  1. 2020-2022, National Natural Science Foundation of China
  2. 2019- 2020, Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China

  1. Sun, Y., Wu, H., Kageyama, M., Ramstein, G., Li, L. Z. X., Tan, N., Lin, Y. T., Liu, B., Zheng, W. P., Zhang, W. C., Zou, L. W.& Zhou, T. J. (2021) .The contrasting effects of thermodynamic and dynamic processes on East Asian summer monsoon precipitation during the Last Glacial Maximum: a data-model comparison. Clim Dyn 56, 1303–1316.  
  2. Zhang, Z., Li, X., Guo, C., Ottera, O. H., Nisancioglu, K. H., Tan, N.,Contoux, C. et al., (2021). Mid-Pliocene Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation simulated in PlioMIP2, Clim. Past, 17, 529–543,, 2021.
  3. Hopcroft, P. O., Ramstein, G., Pugh, T. A. M., Hunter, S. J., Murguia-Flores, F., Quiquet, A., Tan, N., Valdes, P. J. (2020). Polar amplification of Pliocene climate by elevated trace gas radiative forcing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(38), 23401–23407.  
  4. Tan, N., Contoux, C., Ramstein, G., Sun, Y., Dumas, C., Sepulchre, P., Guo, Z., (2020). Modeling a modern-like pCO2 warm period (Marine Isotope Stage KM5c) with two versions of an Institut Pierre Simon Laplace atmosphere-ocean coupled general circulation model. Clim. Past 16, 1–16.
  5. An, W. L., Xu, C. X., Liu, X. H., Tan, N., Sano, M., Li, M. Q., Shao, X. M., Nakatsuka, T., Guo, Z. T., 2019. Specific response of earlywood and latewood δ18O from the east and west of Mt. Qomolangma to the Indian summer monsoon. Sci. Total Environ. 689,99-108.
  6. Tan, N., Ladant, J.-B., Ramstein, G., Dumas, C., Bachem, P., Jansen, E., (2018). Dynamic Greenland ice sheet driven by pCO2 variations across the Pliocene Pleistocene transition. Nat. Commun. 9, 4755.  
  7. Sun, Y., Ramstein, G., Li, L. Z. X., Contoux, C., Tan, N., & Zhou, T. (2018). Quantifying East Asian summer monsoon dynamics in the ECP4.5 scenario with reference to the mid‐Piacenzian warm period. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 12,523–12,533.  
  8. Tan, N., Ramstein, G., Dumas, C., Contoux, C., Ladant, J.-B., Sepulchre, P., Zhang, Z., De Schepper, S., (2017). Exploring the MIS M2 glaciation occurring during a warm and high atmospheric CO2 Pliocene background climate. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 472(2017), 266-276.
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