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Heng Xiao

Earth Systems Analysis & Modeling
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

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  • Xiao H, CR Mechoso, R Sun, J Han, HL Pan, S Park, C Hannay, CS Bretherton, and J Teixeira. 2014. "Diagnosis of the Marine Low Cloud Simulation in the NCAR Community Earth System Model (CESM) and the NCEP Global Forecast System (GFS)-Modular Ocean Model v4 (MOM4) coupled model." Climate Dynamics 43(3-4):737-752.  doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2067-y
  • Fletcher JK, CS Bretherton, H Xiao, RN Sun, and J Han. 2014. "Improving Subtropical Boundary Layer Cloudiness in the 2011 NCEP GFS." Geoscientific Model Development 7(5):2107-2120.  doi:10.5194/gmd-7-2107-2014


  • Ma HY, H Xiao, CR Mechoso, and Y Xue. 2013. "Sensitivity of global tropical climate to land surface processes: Mean state and interannual variability." Journal of Climate 26(5):1818-1837.  doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00142.1
  • Ma HY, CR Mechoso, Y Xue, H Xiao, D Neelin, and X Ji. 2013. "On the connection between continental-scale land surface processes and the tropical climate in a coupled ocean-atmosphere-land system." Journal of Climate 26(22):9006-9025.  doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00819.1
  • Yue Q, B Kahn, H Xiao, M Schreier, EJ Fetzer, J Teixeira, and K Suselj. 2013. "Transitions of cloud-topped marine boundary layers characterized by AIRS, MODIS, and a large eddy simulation model." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(15):8598-8611.  doi:10.1002/jgrd.50676

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