Publications

* Students or Postdocs of the Liang Lab

2021

Liang, X., Liu, C.*, Ponte, R., and Chambers, D. (2021). A Comparison of the Variability and Changes in Global Ocean Heat Content from Multiple Objective Analysis Products During the Argo Period. Journal of Climate, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0794.1

Zhang, Y.*, Chambers, D., and Liang, X. (2021). Regional trends in the Southern Ocean eddy kinetic energy. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JC016973

Ponte, R., Sun, Q., Liu, C.* and Liang, X. (2021). How salty is the global ocean: weighting it all or tasting it a sip at a time? Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL092935

Huang, M.*Liang, X., Zhu, Y., Liu, Y., Weisberg, R. H. (2021). Eddies connect the tropical Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of MexicoGeophysical Research Letters48, e2020GL091277. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091277

Wang, S., Cao, A., Liang, X., Chen, X., and Meng, J. (2021). Impact of Background Geostrophic Currents with Vorticity on Resonant Triad Interaction over Mid-Ocean Ridges. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, https://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2021JC017227

 

2020

Zhu, Y.*, Liang, X. (2020). Coupling of the Surface and Near-bottom Currents in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, https://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020JC016488

Liu, C.*, Liang, X., Chamber, D., Ponte, R. (2020). Global Patterns of Spatial and Temporal Variability in Salinity from Multiple Gridded Argo Products. Journal of Climate (33), https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0053.1

 

2019

Liu, C.*, Liang, X., Ponte, R., Vinogradova, N., Wang, O. (2019). Vertical redistribution of salt and layered changes in global ocean salinity. Nature Communications 10(1), 3445. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11436-x

Sun, H., Zhao, W., Yang, Q., Cai, S., Liang, X., Tian, J. (2019). Estimating four-dimensional internal wave spectrum in the northern South China Sea Estimating four-dimensional internal wave spectrum in the northern South China Sea. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 36(7), 1199-1216. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-18-0046.1

 

2017

Liang, X., Spall, M., Wunsch, C. (2017). Global Ocean Vertical Velocity From a Dynamically Consistent Ocean State Estimate. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 122(10), 8208-8224. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017jc012985

Yang, Q., Zhao, W., Liang, X., Dong, J., Tian, J. (2017). Elevated Mixing in the Periphery of Mesoscale Eddies in the South China Sea. Journal of Physical Oceanography 47(4), 895-907. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-16-0256.1

Liang, X., Piecuch, C., Ponte, R., Forget, G., Wunsch, C., Heimbach, P. (2017). Change of the Global Ocean Vertical Heat Transport over 1993–2010. Journal of Climate 30(14), 5319-5327. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-16-0569.1

 

2016

Liang, X., Yu, L. (2016). Variations of the Global Net Air–Sea Heat Flux during the “Hiatus” Period (2001–10). Journal of Climate 29(10), 3647-3660. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-15-0626.1

Yang, Q., Zhao, W., Liang, X., Tian, J. (2016). Three-Dimensional Distribution of Turbulent Mixing in the South China Sea*. Journal of Physical Oceanography 46(3), 769-788. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-14-0220.1

Sun, H., Yang, Q., Zhao, W., Liang, X., Tian, J. (2016). Temporal variability of diapycnal mixing in the northern South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 121(12), 8840-8848. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016jc012044

 

2015

Forget, G., Ferreira, D., Liang, X. (2015). On the observability of turbulent transport rates by Argo: supporting evidence from an inversion experiment. Ocean Science 11(5), 839-853. https://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-11-839-2015

Liang, X., Wunsch, C. (2015). Note on the redistribution and dissipation of tidal energy over mid-ocean ridges. Tellus A 67, 27385. https://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusa.v67.27385

Zhang, Y., Liu, Z., Zhao, Y., Li, J., Liang, X. (2015). Effect of surface mesoscale eddies on deep-sea currents and mixing in the northeastern South China Sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 122, 6-14. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.07.007

Liang, X., Wunsch, C., Heimbach, P., Forget, G. (2015). Vertical Redistribution of Oceanic Heat Content. Journal of Climate 28(9), 3821-3833. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-14-00550.1

 

2014

Yang, Q., Tian, J., Zhao, W., Liang, X., Zhou, L. (2014). Observations of turbulence on the shelf and slope of northern South China Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 87, 43-52. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2014.02.006

Liang, X. (2014). Semidiurnal tidal currents in the deep ocean near the East Pacific Rise between 9° and 10°N. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 119(7), 4264-4277. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013jc009522

 

Before 2014

Zhang, Z., Zhao, W., Tian, J., Liang, X. (2013). A mesoscale eddy pair southwest of Taiwan and its influence on deep circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 118(12), 6479-6494. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013jc008994

Liang, X., Thurnherr, A. (2012). Eddy-Modulated Internal Waves and Mixing on a Midocean Ridge. Journal of Physical Oceanography 42(7), 1242-1248. https://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-11-0126.1

Liang, X., Thurnherr, A. (2011). Subinertial variability in the deep ocean near the East Pacific Rise between 9° and 10°N. Geophysical Research Letters 38(6). https://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011gl046675

Adams, D., McGillicuddy, D., Zamudio, L., Thurnherr, A., Liang, X., Rouxel, O., German, C., Mullineaux, L. (2011). Surface-Generated Mesoscale Eddies Transport Deep-Sea Products from Hydrothermal Vents. Science 332(6029), 580-583. https://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1201066

Zhang, Y., Liang, X., Tian, J., Yang, L. (2009). Estimates of global M2 internal tide energy fluxes using TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 27(1), 129. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00343-009-0129-5

Tian, J., Yang, Q., Liang, X., Xie, L., Hu, D., Wang, F., Qu, T. (2006). Observation of Luzon Strait transport. Geophysical Research Letters 33(19). https://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2006gl026272

Liang, X., Zhang, X., Tian, J. (2005). Observation of internal tides and near-inertial motions in the upper 450 m layer of the northern South China Sea. Chinese Science Bulletin 50(24), 2890-2895. https://dx.doi.org/10.1360/982005-210

Tian, J., Zhou, L., Zhang, X., Liang, X., Zheng, Q., Zhao, W. (2003). Estimates of M2 internal tide energy fluxes along the margin of Northwestern Pacific using TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data. Geophysical Research Letters 30(17). https://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2003gl018008