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  • Ming-Huei Chang

    Professor

  • Tel 1: +886-2-33661618
  • Tel 2: +886-2-33661372
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  • E-mail 1: minghueichang@ntu.edu.tw
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  • Website: https://minghueichang.wixsite.com/smallocean
  • Research Room: Room 223, Institute of Oceanography
  • Field:
  • Physical oceanography, internal waves, oceanic turbulence mixing, and current-topography (island) interactions.
  • Academic Background:
    • 9/1996-6/1999 Oceanography, Department of oceanography, National Taiwan Ocean University, B. S.
    • 9/1999-6/2001 Physical Oceanography, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, M. S.
    • 9/2004-3/2008 Physical Oceanography, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Ph. D.

    • 8/2014-7/2018 Assistant Professor, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University.
    • 8/2018-7/2022 Associate Professor, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University.
    • 8/2022- Professor, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University.
  • Research Achievements/Publications:
      Journal papers
    • Sinnett, G.*, S. R. Ramp , Y. J. Yang, M. H. Chang, S. Jan, and K. A. Davis* (2022) Large-Amplitude Internal Wave Transformation into Shallow Water. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52(10), 2539-2554.
    • Chen, J. L.*, X. Yu, M.-H. Chang, S. Jan, Y. J. Yang, and R. C. Lien (2022) Shear Instability and Turbulent Mixing in the Stratified Shear Flow Behind a Topographic Ridge at High Reynolds Number. Frontiers In Marine Science, 9, 829579.
    • Endoh, T.*, E. Tsutsumi, C. S. Hong, G. N. Baek, M.-H. Chang, Y. J. Yang, T. Matsuno, and J. H. Lee (2022)

      Estimating propagation speed and direction, and vertical displacement of second-mode nonlinear internal waves from ADCP measurements

      . Continental Shelf Research, 233, 104644.
    • Ramp, S. R.*, Y. J. Yang, S. Jan, M.-H. Chang, K. A. Davis, G. Sinnett, F. L. Bahr, D. B. Reeder, D. S. Ko, and G. Pawlak (2022) Solitary Waves Impinging on an Isolated Tropical Reef: Arrival Patterns and Wave Transformation Under Shoaling. Journal of Geophysical Research-oceans, 127(3), e2021JC017781.
    • Acabado, C. S.*, Y. H. Cheng, M.-H. Chang, and C. C. Chen* (2021) Vertical Nitrate Flux Induced by Kelvin-Helmholtz Billows Over a Seamount in the Kuroshio. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 680729.
    • Chang, M.-H., R. C. Lien*, K. G. Lamb, and P. J. Diamessis (2021) Long-Term Observations of Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves in the Northern South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research-oceans, 126(10), e2020JC017129.
    • Jan, S.*, M.-H. Chang, Y. J. Yang, C. H. Sui, Y. H. Cheng, Y. Y. Yeh, and C. W. Lee (2021) Mooring observed intraseasonal oscillations in the central South China Sea during summer monsoon season. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 13685.
    • Chang, M. -H.* (2021) Marginal Instability Within Internal Solitary Waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(9), e2021GL092616.
    • Chang, M.-H.*, Y.-H. Cheng, Y. J. Yang, S. Jan, S. R. Ramp, D. B. Reeder, W. T. Hsieh, D. S. Ko, K. A. Davis, H. J. Shao, and R. S. Tseng (2021) Direct measurements reveal instabilities and turbulence within large amplitude internal solitary waves beneath the ocean. Communications Earth & Environment, 2(1), 15.
    • Cheng, Y. ‐H., M.-H. Chang*, D. S. Ko, S. Jan, M. Andres, A. Kirincich, Y. J. Yang, and J. ‐H. Tai (2020) Submesoscale Eddy and Frontal Instabilities in the Kuroshio Interacting with a Cape South of Taiwan. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 124, e2020JC016123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JC016123
    • Mensah, V., S. Jan*, M. Andres, and M.-H. Chang (2020) Response of the Kuroshio east of Taiwan to mesoscale eddies and upstream variations. Journal of Oceanography, 76, 271–288.
    • Chang, M.-H.*, S. Jan, C.-L. Liu, Y.-H. Cheng, and V. Mensah (2019) Observations of Island Wakes at High Rossby Numbers: Evolution of Submesoscale Vortices and Free Shear Layers. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 49(11), 2997-3016.
    • Jan, S.*, S.-H. Wang, K.-C. Yang, Y.-J. Yang, and M.-H. Chang (2019) Glider observations of interleaving layers beneath the Kuroshio primary velocity core east of Taiwan and analyses of underlying dynamics. Scientific Reports, 9, 11401.
    • Yang, Y.-J.*, M.-H. Chang C.-Y. Hsieh, H.-I. Chang, S. Jan and C.-L. Wei (2019) The role of enhanced velocity shears in rapid ocean cooling during Super Typhoon Nepartak 2016. Nature Communications, 10, 1627.
    • Liu, C.-L., and M.-H. Chang * (2018) Numerical Studies of Submesoscale Island Wakes in the Kuroshio. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 123(8), 5669-5687.
    • Cheng, Y.-H. and M.-H. Chang * (2018) Exceptionally cold water days in the southern Taiwan Strait: their predictability and relation to La Nina. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18 (7), 1999-2010.
    • Chang, M.-H.*, S. Jan, V. Mensah, M. Andres, L. Rainville, Y.-J. Yang, and Y.-H. Cheng (2018) Zonal migration and transport variations of the Kuroshio east of Taiwan induced by eddy impingements. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 131, 1-15.
    • Jan, S.*, V. Mensah, M. Andres, M.-H. Chang, and Y.-J. Yang (2017) Eddy-Kuroshio Interactions: Local and Remote Effects. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122 (12): 9744-9764.
    • Jan, S., Y.-J. Yang, H.-I. Chang , M.-H. Chang, and C.-L. Wei* (2017) New data buoys watch typhoons from within the storm. Earth & Space Science News, 98(7), 24-27.
    • Hsu, P. -C., M.-H. Chang, C.-C. Lin, S.-J. Huang, and C.-R. Ho* (2017) Investigation of the island-induced ocean vortex train of the Kuroshio Current using satellite imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 193, 54-64.
    • Chang, M.-H.*, S.Y. Jheng, and R.-C. Lien, (2016) Trains of large Kelvin-Helmholtz billows observed in the Kuroshio above a seamount. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(16), 8654-8661.
    • Yang, Y.-J.*, S. Jan, M.-H. Chang, J. Wang, V. Mensah, T.-H. Kuo, C.J. Tsai, C.Y. Lee, M. Andres, L.R. Centurioni, Y.H. Tseng, W.D. Liang, and J.W. Lai (2015) Mean structure and fluctuations of the Kuroshio East of Taiwan from in situ and remote observations. Oceanography, 28(4), 74–83.
    • Yang, K.C.*, J. Wang, C.M. Lee, B. Ma, R.C. Lien, S. Jan, Y.-J. Yang, and M.-H. Chang (2015) Two mechanisms cause dual velocity maxima in the Kuroshio east of Taiwan. Oceanography, 28(4), 64–73.
    • Lien, R.-C.*, B. Ma, C.M. Lee, T.B. Sanford, V. Mensah, L.R. Centurioni, B. D. Cornuelle, G. Gopalakrishnan, A.L. Gordon, M.-H. Chang, S.R. Jayne, and Y.-J. Yang (2015) The Kuroshio and Luzon Undercurrent east of Luzon Island. Oceanography, 28(4), 54–63.
    • Mensah, V.*, S. Jan, M.-H. Chang, and Y.-J. Yang (2015) Intraseasonal to seasonal variability of the intermediate waters along the Kuroshio path east of Taiwan. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120 (C8), 5473-5489.
    • Jan, S.*, Y.-J. Yang, J. Wang, V. Mensah, T.-H.Kuo, M.-D. Chiou, C.-S. Chern, M.-H. Chang, and H. Chien (2015) Large variability of the Kuroshio at 23.75°N east of Taiwan. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(C3), 1825–1840.
    • Alford, M.H.*, T. Peacock, J.A. MacKinnon, J.D. Nash, M.C. Buijsman, L.R. Centuroni, S.Y. Chao, M.-H. Chang, D.M. Farmer, O.B. Fringer, K.H. Fu, P.C. Gallacher, H.C. Graber, K.R. Helfrich, S.M. Jachec, C.R. Jackson, J.M. Klymak, D.S. Ko, S. Jan, T.M.S. Johnston, S. Legg, I.H. Lee, R.-C. Lien, M.J. Mercier, J.N. Moum, R. Musgrave, J.H. Park, A.I. Pickering, R. Pinkel, L. Rainville, S.R. Ramp, D.L. Rudnick, S. Sarkar, A. Scotti, H.L. Simmons, L.C. St Laurent, S.K. Venayagamoorthy, Y.H. Wang, J. Wang, Y.-J. Yang, T. Paluszkiewicz, and T.-Y. Tang (2015) The formation and fate of internal waves in the South China Sea. Nature, 521(7550), 65 - U381.
    • Lien, R-C.*, B. Ma, Y.H. Cheng, C.R. Ho, B. Qiu, C.M. Lee, and M.-H. Chang (2014) Modulation of Kuroshio transport by mesoscale eddies at the Luzon Strait entrance. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(C4), 2129-2142.
    • Lien, R.-C.*, T.B. Sanford, S. Jan, M.-H. Chang, and B.-B. Ma (2013) Internal Tides on the East China Sea Continental Slope. Journal of Marine Research, 71(1), 151-185(35).
    • Chang M.-H.*, T.-Y. Tang, C.–R. Ho and S.–Y. Chao (2013) Kuroshio-induced wake in the lee of Green Island off Taiwan. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(C3), 1508-1519.
    • Liang, S.-J., C.-Y. Lin, T.-W. Hsu, C.-R. Ho*, and M.-H. Chang (2013) Numerical study of vortex characteristics near Green Island, Taiwan. Journal of Coastal Research, 29, 1436 –1444.
    • Lien, R.–C.*, E.A. D’Asaro, F. Henyey, M.–H. Chang, T.–Y. Tang, Y.–J. Yang (2012) Trapped Core Formation within a Shoaling Nonlinear Internal Wave. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 511–525.
    • Simmons, H.*, M. -H. Chang, Y. -T. Chang, S. -Y. Chao, O. Fringer, C.R. Jackson, and D.S. Ko (2011) Modeling and prediction of internal waves in the South China Sea. Oceanography, 24(4), 88–99.
    • Farmer, D.M.*, M.H. Alford, R.-C. Lien, Y.-J. Yang, M.-H. Chang, and Q. Li (2011) From Luzon Strait to Dongsha Plateau: Stages in the life of an internal wave. Oceanography, 24(4), 64-77.
    • Chang, M.-H.*, R.-C. Lien, Y.-J. Yang, and T.-Y. Tang (2011) Nonlinear internal wave properties estimated with moored ADCP measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 28, 802–815.
    • Chang, Y.-T., T.-Y. Tang*, S.-Y. Chao, M.-H. Chang, D -S. Ko, Y.-J. Yang, W.-D. Liang, and M.J. McPhaden (2010) Mooring observations and numerical modeling of thermal structures in the South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C10022.
    • Alford M.*, R.-C. Lien, H. Simmons, J. Klymak, S. Ramp, Y.-J. Yang, T.-Y. Tang and M.-H. Chang (2010) Speed and Evolution of Nonlinear Internal Waves Transiting the South China Sea. Journal of Oceanography, 40, 1338-1355.
    • Chang ,Y.-T., W.-L. Hsu, J.-H. Tai, T.Y. Tang*, M.-H. Chang, and S.-Y. Chao (2010) The cold deep water in the South China Sea. Journal of Oceanography, 66, 183-190.
    • Yang, Y.J.*, Y.C. Fang, M.-H. Chang, S.R. Ramp, C.-C. Kao, and T.Y. Tang (2009) Observations of second baroclinic mode internal solitary waves on the continental slope of the northern South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C10003.
    • Chang, M.-H., R. -C. Lien, Y.J. Yang, T.Y. Tang*, and J. Wang (2008) A Composite View of Surface Signatures and Interior Properties of Nonlinear Internal Waves: Observations and Applications. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 25, 218–1227.
    • Chang, M.-H., R.-C. Lien*, T.Y. Tang, E.A. D’Asaro, and Y.J. Yang (2006) Energy flux of nonlinear internal waves in northern South China Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L03607.
    • Lien, R.-C.*, T.Y. Tang, M.-H. Chang, and E.A. D’Asaro (2005) Energy of nonlinear internal waves in the South China Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L05615.
    • Yang, Y.J.*, T.Y. Tang, M.-H. Chang, A.K. Liu, M.-K. Hsu, and S.R. Ramp (2004) Solitons northeast of Tung-Sha Island during the ASIAEX pilot studies. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engneering, 29, 1182– 1199.
  • Teaching:
      實測資料分析(Time Series Analysis);物理海上實習(Field Work in Marine Physics);物理海洋概論(Introduction to Physical Oceanography);專題討論(Seminar)