Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 1–4 | Cite as

Preface to the special issue: Towards improving understanding and prediction of Arctic change and its linkage with Eurasian mid-latitude weather and climate

  • Xiangdong Zhang
  • Thomas Jung
  • Muyin Wang
  • Yong Luo
  • Tido Semmler
  • Andrew Orr
Editorial Notes



Xiangdong ZHANG is a co-chair of the U.S. CLIVAR Arctic–Midlatitude Working Group and Co-lead of the task team of CliC/CLIVAR Northern Ocean Regional Panel on Advancing the Understanding of Climate Variability Due to Arctic–midlatitude Linkages. Thomas JUNG is the chair of the WWRP Polar Prediction Project and coordinator of the EU project APPLICATE. Andrew ORR is a member of the International Commission on Polar Meteorology, International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences. The editorial team appreciates the above projects and organizations for their contribution to polar research and this special issue.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiangdong Zhang
    • 1
  • Thomas Jung
    • 2
  • Muyin Wang
    • 3
  • Yong Luo
    • 4
  • Tido Semmler
    • 2
  • Andrew Orr
    • 5
  1. 1.International Arctic Research CenterUniversity of Alaska FairbanksFairbanksUSA
  2. 2.Alfred Wegener InstituteHelmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine ResearchBremerhavenGermany
  3. 3.Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and OceanUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  4. 4.Center for Earth System ScienceTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  5. 5.British Antarctic SurveyCambridgeUK

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