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  • Xie, S.-P., 2023: Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics: From El Niño to Climate Change. Elsevier Science, 400 pages.

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Wang, G., Wu, L., Mei, W., & Xie, S.-P. (2022). Ocean currents show global intensification of weak tropical cyclones. Nature, 611(7936), 496–500. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-05326-4
Luongo, M. T., Xie, S.-P., & Eisenman, I. (2022). Buoyancy Forcing Dominates the Cross-Equatorial Ocean Heat Transport Response to Northern Hemisphere Extratropical Cooling. Journal of Climate, 35(20), 3071–3090. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0950.1
Kim, J., Kang, S. M., Xie, S.-P., Xiang, B., Kim, D., Zheng, X.-T., & Wang, H. (2022). Large-scale climate response to regionally confined extratropical cooling: effect of ocean dynamics. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-022-06500-0
Kim, H., Kang, S. M., Kay, J. E., & Xie, S.-P. (2022). Subtropical clouds key to Southern Ocean teleconnections to the tropical Pacific. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(34), e2200514119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2200514119
Liu, J., Song, M., Zhu, Z., Horton, R. M., Hu, Y., & Xie, S.-P. (2022). Arctic sea-ice loss is projected to lead to more frequent strong El Niño events. Nature Communications, 13(1), 4952. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-32705-2
Zhang, H., Seager, R., & Xie, S.-P. (2022). How Does Sea Surface Temperature Drive the Intertropical Convergence Zone in the Southern Indian Ocean? Journal of Climate, 35(16), 5415–5432. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0870.1
Luongo, M., Xie, S.-P., Eisenman, I., Hwang, Y.-T., & Tseng, H.-Y. (2022). A Dynamic Pathway by which Northern Hemisphere Extratropical Cooling Elicits a Tropical Response [Preprint]. Climatology (Global Change). https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10512160.1
Li, S., Mei, W., & Xie, S.-P. (2022). Effects of Tropical Sea Surface Temperature Variability on Northern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Genesis. Journal of Climate, 35(14), 4719–4739. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0084.1
Geng, Y.-F., Xie, S.-P., Zheng, X.-T., Long, S.-M., Kang, S. M., Lin, X., & Song, Z.-H. (2022). CMIP6 Intermodel Spread in Interhemispheric Asymmetry of Tropical Climate Response to Greenhouse Warming: Extratropical Ocean Effects. Journal of Climate, 35(14), 4869–4882. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0541.1
Peng, Q., Xie, S.-P., Wang, D., Huang Rui, X., Chen, G., Shu, Y., Shi, J.-R., & Liu, W. (2022). Surface warming–induced global acceleration of upper ocean currents. Science Advances, 8(16), eabj8394. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abj8394
Zhang, Y., Yu, S. Y., Xie, S. P., Amaya, D. J., Peng, Q. H., Kosaka, Y., Lin, X. P., Yang, J. C., Larson, S. M., Miller, A. J., & Fan, L. (2022). Role of ocean dynamics in equatorial Pacific decadal variability. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-022-06312-2
Song, X. Z., Xie, X. H., Qiu, B., Cao, H. J., Xie, S. P., Chen, Z. Q., & Yu, W. D. (2022). Air-sea latent heat flux anomalies induced by oceanic submesoscale processes: An observational case study. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.850207
Chapman, W. E., Delle Monache, L., Alessandrini, S., Subramanian, A. C., Ralph, F. M., Xie, S. P., Lerch, S., & Hayatbini, N. (2022). Probabilistic Predictions from Deterministic Atmospheric River Forecasts with Deep Learning. Monthly Weather Review, 150(1), 215–234. https://doi.org/10.1175/mwr-d-21-0106.1
Kim, S.-K., Shin, J., An, S.-I., Kim, H.-J., Im, N., Xie, S.-P., Kug, J.-S., & Yeh, S.-W. (2022). Widespread irreversible changes in surface temperature and precipitation in response to CO2 forcing. Nature Climate Change, 12(9), 834–840. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-022-01452-z
Zhou, S., Huang, P., Xie, S.-P., Huang, G., & Wang, L. (2022). Varying contributions of fast and slow responses cause asymmetric tropical rainfall change between CO2 ramp-up and ramp-down. Science Bulletin, 67(16), 1702–1711. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scib.2022.07.010
Shi, J. R., Talley, L. D., Xie, S. P., Peng, Q. H., & Liu, W. (2021). Ocean warming and accelerating Southern Ocean zonal flow. Nature Climate Change, 11(12), 1090-+. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-021-01212-5
Kang, S. M., Xie, S. P., Deser, C., & Xiang, B. Q. (2021). Zonal mean and shift modes of historical climate response to evolving aerosol distribution. Science Bulletin, 66(23), 2405–2411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scib.2021.07.013
Chen, Z. S., Li, Z. N., Du, Y., Wen, Z. P., Wu, R. G., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Trans-basin influence of southwest tropical Indian Ocean warming during early boreal summer. Journal of Climate, 34(24), 9679–9691. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-20-0925.1
Hong, Y., Du, Y., Xia, X. Y., Xu, L. X., Zhang, Y., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Subantarctic Mode Water and its long-term change in CMIP6 models. Journal of Climate, 34(23), 9385–9400. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-21-0133.1
Lu, Y. Q., Liu, Q. Y., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Covariability of Subantarctic Mode Water and the southern branch of the Subtropical Indian Ocean Countercurrent in Argo observations. Journal of Ocean University of China, 20(6), 1316–1324. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11802-021-4677-4
Diao, C. R., Xu, Y. Y., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Anthropogenic aerosol effects on tropospheric circulation and sea surface temperature (1980-2020): separating the role of zonally asymmetric forcings. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21(24), 18499–18518. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-18499-2021
Yang, L., Liu, J. W., Xie, S. P., & Shen, S. S. P. (2021). Transition from fog to stratus over the northwest Pacific Ocean: Large-eddy simulation. Monthly Weather Review, 149(9), 2913–2925. https://doi.org/10.1175/mwr-d-20-0420.1
Li, X. C., Cai, W. J., Meehl, G. A., Chen, D. K., Yuan, X. J., Raphael, M., Holland, D. M., Ding, Q. H., Fogt, R. L., Markle, B. R., Wang, G. J., Bromwich, D. H., Turner, J., Xie, S. P., Steig, E. J., Gille, S. T., Xiao, C. D., Wu, B. Y., Lazzara, M. A., … Song, C. T. (2021). Tropical teleconnection impacts on Antarctic climate changes. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 19. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43017-021-00204-5
Wang, X. D., Xie, S. P., Guan, Z. Y., & Wang, M. Y. (2021). A common base mode of Asian summer monsoon variability across timescales. Journal of Climate, 34(18), 7359–7371. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-20-0856.1
Yang, Y., Wu, L. X., Guo, Y., Gan, B. L., Cai, W. J., Huang, G., Li, X. C., Geng, T., Jing, Z., Li, S. J., Liang, X., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Greenhouse warming intensifies north tropical Atlantic climate variability. Science Advances, 7(35), 10. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abg9690
Chapman, W. E., Subramanian, A. C., Xie, S. P., Sierks, M. D., Ralph, F. M., & Kamae, Y. (2021). Monthly modulations of ENSO teleconnections: Implications for potential predictability in North America. Journal of Climate, 34(14), 5899–5921. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-20-0391.1
Meehl, G. A., Richter, J. H., Teng, H. Y., Capotondi, A., Cobb, K., Doblas-Reyes, F., Donat, M. G., England, M. H., Fyfe, J. C., Han, W. Q., Kim, H., Kirtman, B. P., Kushnir, Y., Lovenduski, N. S., Mann, M. E., Merryfield, W. J., Nieves, V., Pegion, K., Rosenbloom, N., … Xie, S. P. (2021). Initialized Earth System prediction from subseasonal to decadal timescales. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 2(5), 340–357. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43017-021-00155-x
Wei, X. Y., Li, K. Y., Kilpatrick, T., Wang, M. Y., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Large-scale conditions for the record-setting Southern California marine heatwave of August 2018. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(7). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020gl091803
Hu, K. M., Huang, G., Huang, P., Kosaka, Y., & Xie, S. P. (2021). Intensification of El Nino-induced atmospheric anomalies under greenhouse warming. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-021-00730-3
Ma, J., Xie, S. P., Xu, H. M., Zhao, J. W., & Zhang, L. Y. (2021). Cross-basin interactions between the tropical Atlantic and Pacific in the ECMWF hindcasts. Journal of Climate, 34(7), 2459–2472. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-20-0140.1
Zhou, Z. Q., Xie, S. P., & Zhang, R. H. (2021). Historic Yangtze flooding of 2020 tied to extreme Indian Ocean conditions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(12). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2022255118
Sun, Q. W., Du, Y., Xie, S. P., Zhang, Y. H., Wang, M. Y., & Kosaka, Y. (2021). Sea surface salinity change since 1950: Internal variability versus anthropogenic forcing. Journal of Climate, 34(4), 1305–1319. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-20-0331.1
Xia, X. Y., Xu, L. X., Xie, S. P., Hong, Y., & Du, Y. (2021). Fast and slow responses of the Subantarctic Mode Water in the South Indian Ocean to global warming in CMIP5 extended RCP4.5 simulations. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-021-05635-w
Shi, J. R., Talley, L. D., Xie, S. P., Liu, W., & Gille, S. T. (2020). Effects of buoyancy and wind forcing on Southern Ocean climate change. Journal of Climate, 33(23), 10003–10020. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-19-0877.1
Zheng, Y. L., Du, Y., Chi, J. W., Zhang, Y. H., & Xie, S. P. (2020). Rapid changes in northeastern tropical Pacific Ocean surface salinity due to trans-basin moisture transport in recent decades. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05585-9
Kang, S. M., Xie, S. P., Shin, Y., Kim, H., Hwang, Y. T., Stuecker, M. F., Xiang, B. Q., & Hawcroft, M. (2020). Walker circulation response to extratropical radiative forcing. Science Advances, 6(47). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abd3021
Meehl, G. A., Hu, A. X., Castruccio, F., England, M. H., Bates, S. C., Danabasoglu, G., McGregor, S., Arblaster, J. M., Xie, S. P., & Rosenbloom, N. (2020). Atlantic and Pacific tropics connected by mutually interactive decadal-timescale processes. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-020-00669-x
Wang, M. Y., Xie, S. P., Shen, S. S. P., & Du, Y. (2020). Rossby and Yanai modes of tropical instability waves in the equatorial Pacific Ocean and a diagnostic model for surface currents. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 50(10), 3009–3024. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-20-0063.1
Zhao, J. W., Zhan, R. F., Wang, Y. Q., Xie, S. P., & Wu, Q. (2020). Untangling impacts of global warming and Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation on long-term variability of North Pacific tropical cyclone track density. Science Advances, 6(41). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aba6813
Wang, H., Xie, S. P., Zheng, X. T., Kosaka, Y., Xu, Y. Y., & Geng, Y. F. (2020). Dynamics of Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation response to anthropogenic aerosol forcing. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(19). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020gl089919
Geng, Y. F., Xie, S. P., Zheng, X. T., & Wang, C. Y. (2020). Seasonal dependency of tropical precipitation change under global warming. Journal of Climate, 33(18), 7897–7908. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-20-0032.1
Hu, S. N., Xie, S. P., & Liu, W. (2020). Global pattern formation of net ocean surface heat flux response to greenhouse warming. Journal of Climate, 33(17), 7503–7522. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-19-0642.1
Sun, Y., Liu, J. W., & Xie, S. P. (2020). North Atlantic Oscillation effect on interannual variability in winter precipitation over the Gulf Stream. Journal of Climate, 33(15), 6633–6649. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-19-0515.1
Schamberg, G., Chapman, W., Xie, S. P., & Coleman, T. P. (2020). Direct and Indirect Effects-An Information Theoretic Perspective. Entropy, 22(8). https://doi.org/10.3390/e22080854
Ju, W. S., Long, S. M., Xie, S. P., Wang, G. H., & Du, Y. (2020). Changes in the North Pacific subtropical gyre under 1.5 degrees C low warming scenario. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05436-7
Zhou, W. Y., Yang, D., Xie, S. P., & Ma, J. (2020). Amplified Madden-Julian oscillation impacts in the Pacific-North America region. Nature Climate Change, 10(7), 654-+. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0814-0
Liu, W., Fedorov, A. V., Xie, S. P., & Hu, S. N. (2020). Climate impacts of a weakened Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in a warming climate. Science Advances, 6(26). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaz4876
Johnson, N. C., Amaya, D. J., Ding, Q. H., Kosaka, Y., Tokinaga, H., & Xie, S. P. (2020). Multidecadal modulations of key metrics of global climate change. Global and Planetary Change, 188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2020.103149
Wang, C. Y., Xie, S. P., & Kosaka, Y. (2020). ENSO-Unrelated Variability in Indo-Northwest Pacific Climate: Regional Coupled Ocean-Atmospheric Feedback. Journal of Climate, 33(10), 4095–4108. https://doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-19-0426.1
Amaya, D. J., Miller, A. J., Xie, S. P., & Kosaka, Y. (2020). Physical drivers of the summer 2019 North Pacific marine heatwave. Nature Communications, 11(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15820-w