Dai, Y., S. Yang, D. Zhao, C. Hu, W. Xu, D. M. Anderson, Y. Li, X.-P. Song, D. G. Boyce, L. Gibson, C. Zheng, and L. Feng (2023), Coastal phytoplankton blooms expand and intensify in the 21st century, Nature, 615, 280–284. doi:10.1038/s41586-023-05760-y.

Ouyang, Z.*, A. Collins, Y. Li, D. Qi, K. R. Arrigo, Y. Zhuang, S. Nishino, M. P. Humphreys, N. Kosugi, A. Murata, D. L. Kirchman, L. Chen, J. Chen, and W-J. Cai (2022) Seasonal water mass evolution and non-Redfield dynamics enhance CO2 uptake in the Chukchi Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC018326. doi:10.1029/2021JC018326.

Liao, F., X. Liang, Y. Li, and M. Spall (2022) Intense Subsurface Upwelling Associated with Major Western Boundary Currents, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC017649. doi:10.1029/2021JC017649.

Zang, Z., R. Ji, Y. Liu, C. Chen, Y. Li, S. Li, and C. Davis (2022), Remote silicate supply regulates spring phytoplankton bloom magnitude in the Gulf of Maine, Limnology and Oceanography Letters, 7(3), 277-285. doi:10.1002/lol2.10245.

Ouyang, Z., Y. Li, D. Qi, W. Zhong, M. Jin, and W-J Cai (2022), The changing CO2 sink in the western Arctic Ocean from 1994 to 2019, Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1029/2021GB007032.

Schlenger, A., E. W. North, Y. Li, M. Li, W. M. Kemp (2021) Quantifying the spatial and temporal variability in the three-dimensional habitat of Chesapeake Bay living resources. Estuaries and Coasts. doi:10.1007/s12237-021-00967-6.

Youngflesh, C., Y. Li, H. J. Lynch, K. Delord, C. Barbraud, R. Ji, and S. Jenouvrier (2021) Divergent trends and unsynchronized dynamics – the challenge in finding effective ecological proxies, Oikos, 130: 1943–1953, doi: 10.1111/oik.08426.

Song, H., R. Ji, M. Jin, Y. Li, Z. Feng, O. Varpe, and C. Davis (2021) Strong and regionally distinct links between sea-ice phenology and primary production in the Arctic, Limnology and Oceanology, 66, 2021, 2498–2508, doi:10.1002/lno.11768.

Ji, R., M. Jin, Y. Li, Y.-H. Kang, C.-K. Kang (2019), Variability of primary production among basins in the East/Japan Sea: Role of water column stability in modulating nutrient and light availability, Progress in Oceanography, 178, 102173, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2019.102173

Ji, B. Y., Z. O. Sandwith, W.J. Williams, O. Diaconescu, R. Ji, Y. Li, E. V. Scoy, M. Yamamoto-Kawai, S. Zimmermann, and R. H. R. Stanley (2019). Variations in rates of biological production in the Beaufort Gyre as the Arctic changes: Rates from 2011 to 2016. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 3628-3644. doi:10.1029/2018JC014805

RARGOM working group: Staudinger, M. D., K. E. Mills, K. Stamieszkin, N.R. Record, C. A. Hudak, A. Allyn, A. Diamond, K. D. Friedland, W. Golet, M. E. Henderson, C. M. Hernandez, T. G. Huntington, R. Ji, C. L. Johnson, D. S. Johnson, A. Jordaan, J. Kocik, Y. Li, M. Liebman, O. C. Nichols, D. Pendleton, R. A. Richards, T. Robben, A. C. Thomas, H. J. Walsh, K. Yakola (2019), It’s about time: A synthesis of changing phenology in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Fish Oceanogr., 28, 532-566, doi:10.1111/fog.12429

Che-Castaldo, C., S. Jenouvrier, C. Youngflesh, K. Shoemaker, G. Humphries, L. Landrum, M. Holland, Y. Li, R. Ji, and H. Lynch (2017), Pan-Antarctic analysis reveals the importance of stochastic forcing for Adelie penguins: How noisy is too noisy for adaptive management? Nature Communications. 8, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00890-0.

Youngflesh, C., S. Jenouvrier, Y. Li, R. Ji, D. G. Ainley, G. Ballard, C. Barbraud, K. Delord, K. M. Dugger, L. M. Emmerson, W. R. Fraser, J. T. Hinke, P. O’B. Lyver, S. Olmastroni, S. G. Trivelpiece, W. Z. Trivelpiece, H. Lynch (2017), Circumpolar analysis of the Adélie penguin reveals the importance of environmental variability in phenological mismatch, Ecology. doi:10.1002/ecy.1749.

Testa, J. M., Y. Li, Y. J. Lee, M. Li, D. C. Brady, D. M. Di Toro, and W. M. Kemp, (2017), Chapter 6: Modeling physical and biogeochemical controls on dissolved oxygen in Chesapeake Bay: Lessons learned from simple and complex approaches, in Modeling Coastal Hypoxia – Numerical Simulations of Patterns, Controls and Effects of Dissolved Oxygen Dynamics, edited by D. Justic, K. Rose, R. Hetland, and K. Fennel. Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-54571-4_5.

Li, Y., Ji, S. Jenouvrier, M. Jin, and J. Stroeve, (2016), Synchronicity between ice retreat and phytoplankton bloom in circum-Antarctic polynyas, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2086-2093, doi:10.1002/2016GL067937.

Li, M., Y. J. Lee, J. M. Testa, Y. Li, W. M. Kemp, and D. M. Di Toro, (2016), What Drives Interannual Variability of Estuarine Hypoxia: Climate Forcing Versus Nutrient Loading? Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2127–2134, doi:10.1002/2015GL067334.

Li, Y., S. Fratantoni, C. Chen, J. A. Hare, Y. Sun, and R. C. Beardsley, R. Ji, (2015), Spatio-temporal patterns of stratification on the Northwest Atlantic shelf, Prog. Oceanogr., 134, 127-137, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.003.

Li, Y., M. Li, and M. W. Kemp (2015), A budget analysis bottom-water dissolved oxygen in Chesapeake Bay, Coast., doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9928-9.

Li, Y., Ji, P. S. Fratantoni, C. Chen, J. A. Hare, C. S. Davis, and R. C. Beardsley (2014), Wind-induced interannual variability of sea level slope, along-shelf flow, and surface salinity on the Northwest Atlantic shelf, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 2462-2479, doi:10.1002/2013JC009385.

Testa, J. M., Y. Li, Y. J. Lee, M. Li, D. C. Brady, D. M. Di Toro, W. M. Kemp, J. J. Fitzpatrick (2014), Quantifying the Effects of Nutrient Loading on Dissolved O2 Cycling and Hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay using a Coupled Hydrodynamic-Biogeochemical Model, J. Marine Syst., 139, 139-158, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.05.018.

Cheng, P., M. Li, and Y. Li (2013), Generation of an estuarine sediment plume by a tropical storm, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/jgrc.20070.

Schlenger, A. J., E. North, Z. Schlag, Y. Li, David H. Secor, Katharine A. Smith, Edwin J. Niklitschek (2013), Modeling the influence of hypoxia on the potential habitat of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus): a comparison of two methods, Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., doi:10.3354/meps10248.

Lee, Y. J., B. R. Walter, M. Li and Y. Li (2013), The role of winter-spring wind and other factors controlling summer hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay, Estuar. Coast., doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9592-5.

Li, Y. (2012) Impacts of winds and river flow on estuarine dynamics and hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay. D. Thesis, University of Maryland, College Park.

Li, Y. and M. Li (2012), Wind-driven lateral circulation in a stratified estuary and its effects on the along-channel flow, Geophys. Res., 117, C09005, doi:10.1029/2011JC007829.

Li, Y. and M. Li (2011), Effects of winds on stratification and circulation in a partially mixed estuary, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C12012, doi:10.1029/2010JC006893.