GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory


  1. Thomas L Delworth, Fanrong Zeng, Gabriel A Vecchi, Xiaosong Yang, Liping Zhang, Rong Zhang, 2016: The North Atlantic Oscillation as a driver of rapid climate change in the Northern Hemisphere, Nature Geoscience,  DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2738
  2. Hiroyuki Murakami, Gabriel A. Vecchi, Gabriele Villarini, Thomas L. Delworth, Richard Gudgel, Seth Underwood, Xiaosong Yang, Wei Zhang, and Shian-Jiann Lin, 2016: Seasonal Forecasts of Major Hurricanes and Landfalling Tropical Cyclones using a High-Resolution GFDL Coupled Climate Model. J. Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0233.1.
  3.  Zhang, Wei, V. A. Gabriel, G. Villarini, H. Murakami, A. Rosati, X. Yang, L. Jia, F. Zeng, Modulation of western North Pacific tropical cyclone activity by the Atlantic Meridional Mode, Climate Dynamic, 1-17, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3099-2
  4. Liwei Jia, Gabriel A Vecchi, Xiaosong Yang, Richard G Gudgel, Thomas L Delworth, William F Stern, Karen Paffendorf, Seth D Underwood, Fanrong Zeng, 2016: The roles of radiative forcing, sea surface temperature and atmospheric and land initial conditions in U.S. Summer Warming Episodes. J. Climate, 29, 4121–4135, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0471.1.
  5. Yang, X., G. A. Vecchi, T. L. Delworth, K. Paendorf, R. Gudgel, L. Jia, S. D. Underwood, and F. Zeng, 2015: Extreme North America winter storm season of 2013-14: Roles of Radiative Forcing and the Global Warming Hiatus. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, 96(12), S25-S28, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00133.1
  6. Stock, C., K. Pegion, G.A. Vecchi, M.A. Alexander, D. Tommasi, N.A. Bond, P.S Fratantoni, R.G. Gudgel, T. Kristiansen, T.D. O’brien, Y. Xue, and X. Yang, 2015: Seasonal sea surface temperature anomaly prediction for coastal ecosystems. Progress in Oceanography, 137, DOI:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.06.007.
  7. Fujii, Y., J Cummings, Y Xue, A Schiller, T Lee, MA Balmaseda, E Remy, S Masuda, O Alves, G Brassington, B Cornuelle, M Martin, P Oke, G Smith, X Yang, 2015: Evaluation of the Tropical Pacic Observing System from the data assimilation perspective, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., DOI: 10.1002/qj.2579.
  8. Xue, Y., C. Wen, X. Yang, D. Behringer, A. Kumar, G. Vecchi, A. Rosati, R. Gudgel 2015: Evaluation of Tropical Pacific Observing Systems Using NCEP and GFDL Ocean Data Assimilation Systems, Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2743-6
  9.  S Zhang, M Zhao, S?J Lin, X Yang, W Anderson, W Zhang, A Rosati, S Underwood, F Zeng, 2015: Impact of Having Realistic Tropical Cyclone Frequency on Ocean Heat Content and Transport Forecasts in a High-Resolution Coupled Model. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(14), DOI:10.1002/2015GL064745.
  10. Yang, X., G. A. Vecchi, R. G. Gudgel, T. L. Delworth, S. Zhang, A. Rosati, L. Jia, W. F. Stern, A. T. Wittenberg, S. Kapnick, R. Msadek, S. Underwood, F. Zeng, W. Anderson, V. Balaji, 2015: Seasonal predictability of extratropical storm tracks in GFDL’s high-resolution climate prediction model, J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00517.1
  11. Jia, L., X. Yang, G. A. Vecchi and Coauthors, 2015: Improved Seasonal Prediction of Temperature and Precipitation over Land in a High-resolution GFDL Climate Model, J. Climate, 28, 2044?2062, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00112.1.
  12. G. A. Vecchi, T. Delworth, R. Gudgel, S. Kapnick, A. Rosati, A. Wittenberg, F. Zeng,  W. Anderson, V. Balaji, K. Dixon, L. Jia, H.-S. Kim, L. Krishnamurthy, R. Msadek, W.F. Stern, S.D. Underwood, G. Villarini, X. Yang, S. Zhang  (2014): On the Seasonal Forecasting to Regional Tropical Cyclone Activity. J. Climate, 27, 7994-8016, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00158.1
  13. Msadek, R., T. Delworth, A. Rosati, W. Anderson, G. Vecchi, Y.-S. Chang, K. Dixon, R. Gudgel, B. Stern, A. Wittenberg, X. Yang, F. Zeng, R. Zhang, S. Zhang, 2014: Predicting a decadal shift in North Atlantic climate variability using the GFDL forecast system, J. Climate (in press), doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00476.1
  14. Chang, You-Soon, G. A. Vecchi,  S. Zhang, and X. Yang, 2014: Comparison of global objective analyzed T-S fields of the upper ocean for 2008?2011. Journal of Marine Systems, 137
  15. Zhang, S., M. Zhao, S.-J. Lin, X. Yang, W. Anderson, 2014: Retrieval of tropical cyclone statistics with a high-resolution coupled model and data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2013GL058879.
  16. Zhang, S., You-Soon Chang, X. Yang, and A. Rosati, 2013: Balanced and Coherent Climate Estimation by Combining Data with a Biased Coupled Model. Journal of Climate. 27, 1302?1314, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00260.1.
  17. Vecchi, G. A., R. Msadek, W. Andersion, Y.-S. Chang, T. L. Delworth, K. Dixon, R. G. Gudgel, A. Rosati, W. F. Stern, G. Villarini, A Witternberg, X. Yang, F. Zeng, R. Zhang and S. Zhang, 2013: Multi-year Predictions of North Atlantic Hurricane Frequency: Promise and Limitations. Journal of Climate, 26(15), DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00464.1 .
  18. Yang, X., A. Rosati, S. Zhang, T. L. Delworth, R. G. Gudgel, R. Zhang, G. Vecchi, W. Andersion, Y.-S. Chang, T. Delsole, K. Dixon, R. Msadek, W. F. Stern, A Witternberg and F. Zeng, 2013: A predictable AMO-like pattern in GFDL’s fully-coupled ensemble initialization and decadal forecasting system,  Journal of Climate., 26(2), DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00231.1 .
  19. DelSole, T., X. Yang and M. K. Tippett, 2013: Is Unequal Weighting Significantly Better than Equal Weighting for Multi-Model Forecasting?,  Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc.,  139, DOI:10.1002/qj.1961
  20. Yang, X. and T. DelSole, 2012: Comparison of ENSO teleconnection patterns over land between models and observations, Journal of
    25, 425?446, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00175.1
  21. DelSole, T. and X. Yang,  2011: Field Significance of Regression Patterns , Journal of  Climate, 24, 5094-5107.
  22. DelSole, T., and X. Yang, 2010: State and Parameter Estimation in Stochastic Dynamical Models, Physica D, 239,1781-1788.
  23. Yang, X., and T. DelSole, 2009: Using ensemble Kalman Filter to estimate multiplicative parameters, Tellus A, 61, 601-609.
  24. Yang, X., and T. DelSole, 2009: The diffuse ensemble  filter,  Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 16, 475-486.
  25. Yang, X., T. DelSole, and H.-L. Pan, 2008: Empirical Correction of the NCEP Global Forecast System. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 5224-5233.
  26. Yang, X., and E. K. M. Chang, 2007: Eddy-zonal flow feedback in the Southern Hemisphere winter and summer, J. Atmos. Sci., 64,
  27. Yang, X., and E. K. M. Chang, 2006: Variability of the Southern Hemisphere split flow–a case of two way reinforcement between mean flow
    and eddy anomalies. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 634-650.
  28. Cook, K. H., X.-S. Yang, C. M. Carter, and B. N. Belcher, 2003: A Modeling System for Studying Climate Controls on Mountain Glaciers with Application to the Patagonian Icefields, Climatic Change, 56, 339-367.
  29. Lin, Z.-H., X.-S. Yang  and Y.-F. Guo, 2002: Preliminary study on land surface characteristics over Huaihe River Basin, Progress in Nature Science, 12(2), 120-125.
  30. Yang, XS, Z.-H. Lin, Y.-J. Dai and Y.-F. Guo, 2001: Validation of IAP94 land surface model over the Huaihe River basin with HUBEX field experiment data, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 18(1), 139-154.
  31. Lin, Z.-H., X.-S. Yang  and Y.-F. Guo , 2001: Sensitivity of Land Surface Model to the Initial Condition of Soil Moisture, CLIMATIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 6(2), 240-248. (In Chinese with English abstract)