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Dr. Xiao-Hai Yan Publications

Dr. Xiao-Hai Yan's research interests include: Satellite Oceanography, Ocean Remote Sensing; Physical Oceanography/Ocean Circulation, Climate Change; Remote Sensing of Estuaries, Coastal and Open Ocean Waters; Subsurface and Deeper Ocean Remote Sensing; Deeper Ocean Response to/Modulation of Climate Change; Polar and Subpolar Oceanography.

Yan, X.-H. and X. Luo.  1984.  Relationship between the concentration of suspended solids in sea water and the marine spectral characteristics in East China Sea,  Journal of Infrared Research, 3:49-53.

Yan, X.-H., J.R. Schubel, and D.W. Pritchard. 1991. Oceanic upper mixed layer depth determination from a satellite model. Remote Sensing of Environment , 32(1):55-74.

Yan, X.-H., A. Okubo, J.R. Shubel, and D.W. Pritchard. 1991. An analytical mixed layer remote sensing model. Deep Sea Research , 38(3):267-287.

Yan, X.-H., P.P. Niiler and R.H. Stewart. 1991. Construction and accuracy analysis of images of the daily-mean mixed layer depth. International Journal of Remote Sensing , 12(12):2573-2584.

Yan, X.-H., C.-R. Ho, Q. Zheng and V. Klemas. 1992. Temperature and size variabilities of the western Pacific warm pool, Science , 258(5088):1643- 1645.

Yan, X.-H. and A. Okubo. 1992. Three-dimensional analytical model for the mixed layer depth, Journal of Geophysical Research , 97(C12):20,201-20,226

Yan, X.-H., V. Klemas and D. Chen. 1992. The western Pacific warm pool observed from space, EOS Transactions , 73:4, 41-44.

Yan, X.-H. 1992. Satellite observed hot spot in the Pacific Ocean, IEE Power Eng. Review, 12(10):4-5.

Yan, X.-H. and James Holland. 1992. Ocean thermal feature recognition, discrimination and tracking using infrared satellite imagery. IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 30(5):1046-1053.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan and V. Klemas, 1993. Derivation of Delaware Bay tidal parameters from space shuttle photography.  Ohio Journal of Science, 93(3):51-59.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan and V. Klemas. 1993. Methods to derive tidal parameters of Delaware Bay from the space shuttle photographs, Remote Sensing of the Environment , 45(1):51-59.

Yan, X.-H., C. Ho, Q. Zheng and V. Klemas. 1993. Using satellite IR in studies of the variabilities of the western Pacific warm pool, Science, 262:440-441

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan and V. Klemas. 1993. Statistical and dynamical analysis of internal waves on the continental shelf of the Mid-Atlantic Bight from space shuttle photographs, Journal of Geophysical Research , 98(C5): 8495-8504.

Yan, X.-H. and L. Breaker. 1993. Surface circulation estimation off the east coast of the U.S. using image processing and computer vision methods applied to sequential satellite-imagery, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing , 59(3):407-413.

Yan, X.-H., Q. Zheng, C.-R. Ho, C.-K, Tai and R. Cheney. 1994. Development of the pattern recognition and spatial integration filtering methods for analyzing satellite altimeter data, Remote Sensing of Environment , 48:147-158.

Kuo, N.-J. and X.-H. Yan. 1994. Using the shape-matching method to compute sea surface velocities from AVHRR satellite images, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 32:3, 724-728.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, C.-H. Ho and C.-K. Tai. 1994. The effects of shear flow on propagation of Rossby waves in the equatorial oceans, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24:7, 1680-1686.

Breaker, L., K. Krasnopsky, D.B. Rao and X.-H. Yan. 1994. Estimating surface currents in coastal areas using satellite feature-tracking, Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc., 75(11):2085-2095.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, C.-R. Ho, V. Klemas, B. Cheney, and C.-K. Tai. 1994. Correlation of sea level anomaly amplitude modulation with the El Nino events in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, EOS Transaction , 75:295-299.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, N. Huang, V. Klemas. 1995. Laboratory measurements of the effects of viscosity on short water wave spectra and implication for radar remote sensing of the ocean surface, Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 13(3):193-205.

Breaker, L., K. Krasnopsky, D.B. Rao and X.-H. Yan. 1995. Reply to comment on feasibility of estimating surface currents in coastal areas using satellite feature-tracking, Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc. , 76(10):1816-1817 & 76(12):2487.

Zheng, Q., V. Klemas and X.-H. Yan. 1995. Dynamic interpretation of space shuttle photographs: deepwater internal waves in the western equatorial Indian Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research , 100(C2): 2579-2589.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, C.-H. Ho and C.-K. Tai. 1995. Observation of equatorially trapped waves in the Pacific using Geosat altimeter data, Deep Sea Research I, 42:5, 797-817.

Ho, C.-R., X.-H. Yan and Q. Zheng. 1995. Satellite observations of upper-level variabilities in the western Pacific warm pool, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 76:5, 669-679.

Yan, X.-H., P. Niiler, S. Nadiga, R. Stewart, and D. Cayan. 1995. Heat storage in the North Pacific: 1976-1989, Journal of Geophysical Research , in, 100(C4):6270-6292.

Liu, Y. and X.-H. Yan. 1995. The wind-induced wave growth and the spectrum of the gravity-capillary waves, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25:12, 3196-3218.

Chen, H.-T., X.-H. Yan, P.-T. Shaw and Q. Zheng. 1996. A numerical simulation of wind stress and topographic effects on the kuroshio current path near Taiwan, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 26:9, 1769-1802.

Zheng, Q., V. Klemas , and X.-H. Yan. 1996. Digital orthorectification of space shuttle coastal ocean photographs, Int. J. Remote Sensing, 18(1):197-211.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, N. Huang, V. Klemas and J. Pan. 1997. The effects of water temperature on radar scattering from the water surface: An X-band laboratory study, The Global Atmospheric and Ocean System , 5:273-294

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, T. Liu, W. Tang, D. Kurz. 1997. Seasonal and interannual variability of atmospheric convergence zones in the tropical Pacific observed with ERS-1 scatterometer, Geophysical Research Lett., 24(3):261-263.

Yan, X.-H., Q. Zheng, Y. He, C. Ho and W.T. Liu. 1997. Centroid rotation of the western Pacific warm pool for the recent three El Nino events, J. Physical Oceanogr., 27(5):837-846.

Liu, Y., X.-H. Yan, and T. Liu. 1997. The probability density function of ocean surface slopes and its effects on radar backscatter, J. Physical Oceanogr., 27(5):782-797.

Keiner, L. and X.-H. Yan. 1997. An examination of empirical orthogonal function analysis and sea surface temperature patterns in Delaware Bay, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 35(5):1299-1306.

Yan, X.-H., Pablo Clemente-Colon and William Pichel. 1997. The Maximum Similarity Shape Matching (MSSM) feature tracking method applied to an oil spill observed in SAR imagery. J. of Marine Technology Society. 31(2):8-14.

He, Yun, X.-H. Yan, W.T. Liu. 1997. Satellite and mooring data assimilation in an inverse mixed layer matter: Ocean surface heat fluxs in the western equatorial Pacific, J. Physical Oceanogr., 27(11):2477-2488.

Q. Zheng, X.-H. Yan, V. Klemas, Z. Wang, C.R. Ho, N.J. Kuo, 1997. Solitary coastal lee waves observed from space. Ocean Optics, XIII (8):898-903.

J.R. McAuliffe, T.R. Van Devender, L.E. Keiner, X.-H. Yan, 1998. A Neural Network Model for Estimating Sea Surface Chlorophyll and Sediments from Thematic Mapper Imagery-application for wind retrieval from spaceborne scatterometer data, Remote Sensing of Environment 66 (2):153-165.

Susanto, R.D., Q. Zheng, and X.-H. Yan. 1998. Complex singular value decomposition analysis of equatorial waves in the Pacific observed by TOPEX/Poseidon altimeter, J. of Ocean and Atmospheric Technology, 15(3):764-774.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, C. Ho and V. Klemas. 1998. ERS-1 SAR image interpretation of solitary lee waves, J. of Geophys. Research, 103(C4):7979-7994.

Keiner, L. and X.-H. Yan. 1998. A neural network model for estimating sea surface chlorophyll and sediments from Thematic Mapper Imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 66(2):153-165.

Q. Zheng, X.-H. Yan, V. Klemas, C.R. Ho, N.J. Kuo, Z. Wang, 1998. Coastal lee waves on ERS-1 SAR images (Paper 97JC02176), Independent Energy, 28(4):7979-7994.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, W. T. Liu, V. Klemas and D. Greger. 1999. A solitary wave packet in the atmosphere observed from space, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25:3559-3562.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan and R. Susanto. 1999. Observation of equatorial Kelvin solitary wave in the Pacific using TOPEX / Poseidon altimeter data, Nonlinear Processing in Geophysics, 5:153-165.

Clemente-Colon, P. and X.-H. Yan. 1999. Observations of east coast upwelling conditions in synthetic aperture radar imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 37(5):2239-2248.

Clemente-Colon, P. and X.-H. Yan. 2000. Low-backscatter ocean features in synthetic aperture radar imagery, John Hopkins APL Tech Digest, 21(1):116-121.

Liu, Y., M. Su, X.-H. Yan and W. Liu. 2000. The mean-square slope of ocean surface wave and its effects on radar backscatter, J. Atmospheric and Ocean Tech., 17(8):1092-1105.

Yan, X.-H., Y. He, D. Susanto and T. Liu. 2000. Multi-sensor studies on El Nino-Southern Oscillation and variability in Equatorial Pacific, J. of Adv. Marine Science and Tech. Society, 4(2):289-301.

Li, X., Q. Zheng, W. Pichel, X.-H. Yan, W. Liu, and P. Clemente-Colon. 2001. Analysis of coastal lee waves along the coast of Texas observed on AVHRR images, J. Geophys. Res., 106(C4):7017-7025.

Zheng, Q., X.-H.Yan, V. Klemas and J. Pan. 2001. Nonlinear Evolution of Ocean Internal Solitons Propagating along an Inhomogeneous Thermocline, J. Geophy. Res. (Ocean), 106(C7):14,083-14,094.

Pan, J., X.-H.Yan, Q. Zheng and W. T. Liu. 2001. Vector Empirical Orthogonal Modes of the Ocean Surface Winds Variability Derived from Scatterometer Data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28(20), 3951-3954.

Pan, J., X.-H.Yan, Q. Zheng and W.T. Liu. 2001. Scattermeters Observe the Variation of the Walaker Circulationl, EOS Trans, 82(6): 536-537.

Zheng, Q., X.-H. Yan, W. T. Liu and V. Klemas. 2001. Space shuttle observations of open ocean oil slicks, Rem. Sens. Environ., 76(1):49-57.

Klemas, V., Q. Zheng, Yan, X.-H. 2001. Ocean Internal Wave Observation Using Space Shuttle and Satellite Imagery, J. of Geocarto International, 16(2): 51-55.

Yan, X.-H. and J. Pan. 2001. Developing Satellite Oceanography, Science and Technology Publisher, 230 pp.

Zheng, Q. V.Klemas, X-H.Yan, 2002. Advance in studies of ocean internal waves observed from space, in recent research developments in geophysics, Research Signpost , 4, 143-15

Zheng, Q., Y. Yuan, V. Klemas and X.-H. Yan. 2002. Theorectical Expresion for an Ocean Internal Soliton SAR Image and Determination of the Soliton Characteristic Half Width, J. Geophys. Res., 106(C12):31,415-31,423.

W.T. Liu and X-H. Yan, 2002. Multi-sensor study of the Mediterranean outflow and meddies at 1000-meter depth. Ocean Science 2, 11-15.

Kabbara, N., X.-H. Yan, V. Klemas and J. Pan. 2002. Temporal and spatial variability of the surface temperature anomaly in the Levantine Basin of the Eastern Mediterranean, Int. J. Remote Sensing, 23(18):3745-3761.

Jo, Young, X.-H. Yan, J. Pan, M.-X. He and W. T. Liu.. 2002 Calculation of the Bowen Ratio in the tropical Pacific using satellite sea surface data, J. Geophys. Res. , 107(C9): 17 ,1-16.

Yan, X.-H., Y. Zhou, J. Pan, D. Zheng, M. Fang, X. Liao, M.-X. He, W. Liu, and X. Ding. 2002. Pacific Warm Pool Excitation, Earth Rotation and El Nino Southern Oscillations, Geophysical Research Lett., 19(21):15,685-15,690.

Pan, J., X.-H. Yan, Q. Zheng, and W. Liu. 2002. Observation of Western Boundary Current Atmospheric Convergence Zones using Scatterometer Winds, Geophysical Research Lett., 29:1832-1853.

Pan, J., X.-H. Yan, Q. Zheng, W. Liu, and V. Klemas. 2002. Interpretation of Scatterometer Ocean Surface Wind Vector EOFs Over the Northern Pacific, Rem. Sens. Environ., 84(2002):53-68.

Liu, Y., and X.-H. Yan. 2003. Directional Spectrum of Wind Waves: Part I-Model and Derivation. J. of Oceanic and Coastal Sea Research , Vol. 2, No, 1, pp. 1-12.

Liu, Y., and X.-H. Yan. 2003. Directional Spectrum of Wind Waves: Part II-Comparison and Confirmation. J. of Oceanic and Coastal Sea Research , Vol. 2, No, 1, pp. 13-23.

Zhao, Z., V. Klemas, Q. Zheng and X-H. Yan. 2003. Satellite Observations of Internal Solitary Waves Converting Polarity, Geophys. Res. Lett , 30, doi:10.1029/2003GL018286.

Jo, Y.-H., X-H. Yan, J. Pan, W.T.Liu and M-X. He. 2004. Sensible and Latent Heat Flux in the Tropical Pacific from Satellite Multi-Sensor Data. Remote Sensing of Environment , 90(2):166-177.

Yan, X-H., Y.H. Jo, W.T. Liu and M.X. He. 2004. Can We Observe and Study the Mediterranean Outflow and Meddies from Satellite Remote Sensing? Proceeding of SPIE 2003 Conference, Remote Sensing 5233(35:158-168.

Quanan Zheng, Samuel Shen, Yeli Yuan, Norden Huang, V Klemas, Xiao-Hai Yan, Fengyan Shi, Xuebin Zhang, Zhongxiang Zhao, Xiaofeng Li, P Clemente-Colon, 2004. Technical note: Evidence of the coexistence of upstream and downstream solitary wavetrains in the real atmosphere, Taylor & Francis Group 25 (21), 4433-4440.

Zheng, Q., P. Clemente-Colon, X-H. Yan and W.T. Liu. 2004. Satellite SAR Detection of Delaware Bay Plumes: Jet-Like Feature Analysis, J. Geophys Res , Vol 109(C3):C03031 10.1029/2003JC002100.

Pan, J. X-H. Yan, Jo,Y., Q. Zheng, and W.T. Liu. 2004. A New Method for Estimation of the Sensible Heat Flux under Unstable Conditions using Satellite Vector Winds, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 34:968-977.

Zhao, Z., V. Klemas, Q. Zheng and X.-H. Yan. 2004. Remote sensing evidence for baroclinic tide origin of internal solitary waves in the northeastern South China Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett. , Vol. 31, L06302, doi:10.10.1029/2003GL019077, 2004.

Zhan, J. and X-H. Yan. 2004. A Large Eddy Simulation Turbulence Model and A Local Filtering Assimilation Method for Ocean Circulation Problems, J. of Oceanography , 26(3):8-15.

Zhao, Z., V. Klemas, Q. Zheng, X. Li and X.-H. Yan. 2004. Estimating parameters of a two-layer stratified ocean from polarity conversion of intenal solitary waves observed in satellite SAR images, Remote Sensing of Environment , Vol. 92, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2004.05.014.

Davis, A. and X.-H. Yan. 2004. The effect of hurricanes on chlorophyll-a concentrations off the east coast of the United States, Geophys. Res. Lett. , 31, L17304, doi:10.1029/2004GL020668.

Zhou, Y. X-H. Yan, X. Ding, X. Liao, D. Zheng, W.T. Liu, J. Pan, M. Fang, and M.He. 2004. Excitation of non-atmospheric polar motion by the migration of the Pacific warm pool. J. of Geodesy , 78, 109-113.

Ivanov, A., W. Alpers, K. Litovchenko, M.-X. He, Q. Feng, M. Fang and X.-H. Yan. 2004. An Atmospheric Front over the East China Sea Studied by Multi-Sensor Satellite and In-Situ Data, J. Geophys. Res.
(JGR-Ocean) Vol. 109, No. C12, doi 10.1029/2004JC002432.

Yan, X.-H., J. Pan, Y.-H. Jo, M.-X. He, W. Liu and L. Jiang. 2004. The Role of Winds on Estimation of Ocean Heat Storage Anomaly using Satellite Data, J. Geophys. Res. Vol 109(C3):C03041 10.1029/2003JC002202

Zheng, Q., Samuel Shen, Yeli Yuan, Norden Huang, V. Klemas, Xiao-Hai Yan, Fengyan Shi, Xuebin Zhang, Zhongxiang Zhao. 2005. International Journal of Remote Sensing:  Research results published on the journal cover of the issue Vol. 25, No. 21 (Cover).

Zheng, Q., Samuel Shen, Yeli Yuan, Norden Huang, V. Klemas, Xiao-Hai Yan, Fengyan Shi, Xuebin Zhang, Zhongxiang Zhao. 2005. Evidence of the Coexistence of Upstream and Downstream Solitary Wavetrains in the Real Atmosphere, International Journal of Remote Sensing , Vol. 25, No. 21, pp. 4433-4440(8).

Dzwonkowski, B. and X-H. Yan. 2005. Development and Application of a Neural Network based Ocean Color Algorithm in Coastal Water, International Journal of Remote Sensing , 26(6): 1175-1200.

Jo, Y.-H. Yan, B. Dzwonkowski, W. T. Liu. 2005. A Study of the Freshwater Discharge from the Amazon River to the Tropical Atlantic Using Multi-Sensor Data, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 32, No. 2, L02605, Paper No. 10.1029/2004GL021840.

Dzwonkowski, B. and X.-H. Yan. 2005. Tracking of a Chesapeake Bay Estuarine Outflow Plume with Satellite-based Ocean Color Data. Continental Shelf Res., 25(2005)1942-1958.

Yan, X-H., Y. Jo, B. Dzwonkowski and L. Jiang. 2005. Applications of the HHT in Ocean-Atmosphere Remote Sensing Research. Book Chapter, p. 59-81 in "Hilbert-Huang Transform in Engineering Applications", Taylor & Francis Publisher , 313 pp.

Yan, X.-H. and T. Du, 2006. Global Warming and the Importance of the Circular Economy, International Journal of Business and Technology, 65(4): 35-44.

Yan, X.-H. and L. Jiang, 2006. The Concept of Coastal Ocean Observing System and Digital Ocean, International Journal of Business and Technology , 66(5): 24-26.

Yan, X.-H., Y. Jo, W. T. Liu, and M. He. 2006. A new study of the Mediterranean outflow, air-sea interactions, and Meddies using multisensor data, J. Physical Oceanogr ., Vol. 36, No. 4, pages 691-710.

Jiao, N., Zhang, Y., Zeng, Y., Gardner, W. D., Mishonov, A. V., Richardson, M. J., Hong, N., Pan, D., Yan, X.-H., Jo, Y.-H., Chen, C.-T. A., Wang, P., Chen, Y., Hong, H., Bai, Y., Chen, X., Huang, B., Deng, H., Shi, Y., and Yang, D. 2007. Ecological Anomalies in the East China Sea: Impacts of the Three Gorges Dam. Water Research 41 (2007) 1287-1293.

Yan, X-H. Y. Jo, L. Jiang, Z. Wan, W. T. Liu, Y. Li, J. Zhan and T. Du, (2008). Impact of the Three Gorge Dam Water Storage on the Yangtze River Outflow into the East China Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, LO5610, doi:10.1029/2007GL032908.

Du, T., Y. Tseng, and X-H. Yan (2008), Impacts of tidal currents and Kuroshio intrusion on the generation of nonlinear internal waves in Luzon Strait, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C08015, doi:10.1029/2007JC004294.

Zhang, W.-Z., H.-S. Hong, S.-P. Shang, X.-H. Yan, and F. Chai. 2009. Strong southward transport events due to 17 typhoons in the Taiwan Strait, J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi:10.1029/2009JC005372.

Dzwonkowski, B., J. T. Kohut, and X. Yan. 2009. Seasonal differences in wind-driven across-shelf forcing and response relationships in the shelf surface layer of the central Mid-Atlantic Bight, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C08018, doi:10.1029/2008JC004888.

Dzwonkowski, B., J. T. Kohut, and X. Yan. 2009. Sub-inertial characteristics of the surface flow field over the shelf of the central Mid-Atlantic Bight, Continental Shelf Research, 29, 1873-1886, DOI information: 10.1016/j.csr.2009.07.005.

Jiang, L., X.-H. Yan, and V. Klemas. 2009. Remote sensing for the identification of coastal plumes: case studies of Delaware Bay, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30:8,2033-2048.

Yan, X-H, Y-H Jo, W. T. Liu and Minhan Dai. 2010. Salinity Variations in Water Column due to Outflows Estimated by Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing, Advances In Geosciences, 18, 109-133.

Dzwonkowski, B., B.L. Lipphardt, J.T. Kohut, X.-H. Yan, and R.W. Garvine. 2010. Synoptic measurements of episodic flow events in central Mid-Atlantic Bight, Continental Shelf Research, 30, 1373-1386. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2010.05.004.

Jiang, L., L.C. Breaker, and X.-H. Yan. 2010. A model for Estimating Cross-Shore Surface Transport, J. Geophys. Res., 225, C04017. doi:101029/2009JC0005998.

Jo, Y.-H., X.-H. Yan, and F. Li. 2010. Potential Applications of Geostationary Ocean Color Imagery for Physical-Biological Interactions, (EI Cited), SPIE Asia Pacific Remote Sensing, 7861, 78610C-1-6.

Du, T., X.-H. Yan, and T. Duda. 2011. A numerical study on the generation of a distinct type of nonlinear internal wave packet in the South China Sea, Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 28:3, 658-666. doi:10.1007/s00343-010-9095-1.

Yan, X.-H. 2011. Observing the Ocean's Interior from Space. Book Chapter, in "The 10000 Most Important and Challenging Scientific Research Topics", Science Press publisher, p. 903-904.

Jiang, L., X.H. Yan, Y.H. Tseng, and L.C. Breaker, 2011: A numerical study on the role of wind forcing, bottom topography, and nonhydrostacy in coastal upwelling, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 95(1), 99-109, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.08.019.

Jiang, L. X.-H. Yan and L.C.Breaker, 2011: Upwelling Age - An Indicator of Local Tendency for Coastal Upwelling, Journal of Oceanography, 67: DOI: 10.1007/s10872-011-0096-2.

Yong Q. Kang, Young-Heon Jo and Xiao-Hai Yan, Geometric Registration of Images by Similarity Transformation Using Two Reference Points, US Patent No. US8078004B2, Date of Patent Issued: Dec. 13, 2011.

Kang, Y. Q., Jo, Y.-H. and Yan, X.-H. 2012 (US Patent) Estimation of Subsurface Thermal Structure Using Sea Surface Height and Sea Surface Temperature, US Patent No. US8152366, Date of Patent Issued: April 10, 2012.

Li, F., Y.-H. Jo, W. T. Liu, and X.-H. Yan. 2012. A dipole pattern of the sea surface height anomaly in the North Atlantic: 1990s - 2000s, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2012GL052556.

Chen, Zhaoyun, Xiao-Hai Yan, Young-Heon Jo, Lide Jiang, Yuwu Jiang. 2012.  A study of Benguela upwelling system using different upwelling indices derived from remotely sensed data, Continental Shelf Research, 45, 27-33.

Jo, Young-Heon, M. Dai, W. Zhai, X.-H. Yan, and S. Shang, 2012. On the Variations of Sea Surface pCO2 in the Northern South China Sea - A Remote Sensing Based Neural Network Approach. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007745.

Wu, Xiangbai, Xiao-Hai Yan, Young-Heon Jo, and W. Timothy Liu. 2012.  Estimation of Subsurface Temperature Anomaly in the North Atlantic using a Self-Organizing Map Neural Network, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology,doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00013.1.

Enhui Liao, Yuwu Jiang, Li Li, Huasheng Hong, Xiao-Hai Yan, 2013. The cause of the 2008 cold disaster in the Taiwan Strait, Ocean Modeling, 62 (2013), 1–10.

Wen-Zhou Zhang, Hua-Sheng Hong, Xiao-Hai Yan, 2013. Typhoons enhancing northward transport through the Taiwan Strait, Continental Shelf Research, 56 (2013) 13-25.

Chen, Zhaoyun, Xiao-Hai Yan, Yuwu Jiang, Lide Jiang, and Young-Heon Jo, 2013. A study of cross-shore maximum upwelling intensity along the Northwest Africa coast, Journal of Oceanography, DOI: 10.1007/s10872-013-0185-5.

Wang, J., H. Hong, Y. Jiang, and X.-H. Yan, 2013. Mechanism for initiation of the offshore phytoplankton bloom in the Taiwan Strait during winter: a physical–biological coupled modeling study. Biogeosciences, doi:10.5194/bgd-10-14685-2013.

Yu Tan, He Yijun, Xiao-Hai Yan. 2013. Global air-sea surface carbon dioxide transfer velocity and flux estimated using 17 a altimeter data and a new algorithm. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 32(10): 1-10, doi: 10.1007/S13131-013-0354-9.

Chen, Z.Y., X.-H. Yan, Y.W. Jiang, L.D. Jiang, 2013. Roles of shelf slope and wind on upwelling: a case study off east and west coasts of the U.S. Ocean Modelling, 69,136–145.

Liao, E.H., Y.W. Jiang, X.-H. Yan, Z.Y. Chen, J. Wang, L.P. Zhang, 2013. Allocation of marine environmental carrying capacity in the Xiamen Bay. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 75, 21–27.

Jia Wang, Huasheng Hong, Yuwu Jiang, Fei Chai, and Xiao-Hai Yan, 2013. Summer nitrogenous nutrient transport and its fate in the Taiwan Strait: A coupled physical-biological modeling approach, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: OCEANS, VOL. 118, 4184–4200, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20300, 2013

Victor Klemas, Yan, X-H., 2014:  Subsurface and deeper ocean remote sensing from satellites: An overview and new results. Progress in Oceanography,  122 (2014) 1-9.

Kidwell, A., Y.H. Jo, and X.-H. Yan (2014), A closer look at the Central Pacific El Nino and warm pool migration events from 1982 to 2011, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, doi:10.1002/2013JC009083.

Chen, Z., X.-H. Yan, and Y. Jiang (2014), Coastal cape and canyon effects on wind-driven upwelling in northern Taiwan Strait, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC009831.

Federico Ienna, Young-Heon Jo and Xiao-Hai Yan. 2014. A new method for tracking Meddies by satellite altimetry,  June 2014 Issue of the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Vol. 31, No. 6. pages 1434-1445.

Zhang, W. and Yan, X.-H., 2014: Lateral Heat Exchange after the Labrador Sea Deep Convection.  Journal of Physical Oceanography,  Vol. 44, No. 12. Pages 2991-3007.

Li, F., Jo, Y. and Yan, X-H. and W.T. Tiu, 2014: Climate signals in the mid to high latitude North Atlantic from altimeter observations.  Journal of Climate,  DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00670.1

Su, Hua, X. Wu, X-H. Yan and A. Kidwell, 2015: Estimation of subsurface temperature anomaly in the Indian Ocean during recent global surface warming hiatus from satellite measurements: A support vector machine approach.  Remote Sensing of Environment,. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.001

Lu, W., Yan, X-H and Jiang, Y., 2015: Winter bloom and associated upwelling northwest of the Luzon Island: A coupled physical-biological modeling approach. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), doi: 10.1002/2014jc010218.

Jo, Y.-H.,F. Ienna, and X.-H. Yan (2015), An analysis of the evolution of Meddies in the North Atlantic using floats and multi sensor satellite data, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 120, doi:10.1002/2014JC010495.

Li, F., Jo, Y., Yan, X-H., and W. T. Liu. Varying Temperature and Heat Content Signatures in the Central Labrador Sea at Different Layers and Timescales, Deep-Sea Research, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.04.012.

Hua Su, Yunpeng Wang, Jie Xiao, and Xiao-Hai Yan. Classification of MODIS images combining surface temperature and texture features using the Support Vector Machine method for estimation of the extent of sea ice in the frozen Bohai Bay, China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 05/2015; 36(10):2734-2750. DOI: 10.1080/10431161.2015.1041619.

Sha, J. Jo, Y., M. Oliver, J. Kohut, M. Shatley, W. T. Liu and X-H. Yan: A case study of large phytoplankton Blooms off the new Jersey coast with Multi-sensor observation, Continental Shelf Research, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2015.07.006

Liao, Enhui, Wenfang Lu, Xiao-Hai Yan, Yuwu Jiang, & Autumn Kidwell. The coastal ocean response to the global warming acceleration and hiatus. Nature Scientific Reports 5, Article number 16630 (2015), doi:10.1038/srep16630

Sha, J., Jo, Y., Xiao-Hai Yan and W.T. Liu, The modulation of the seasonal cross-shelf sea level variation by the cold pool in the Middle Atlantic Bight, Journal of Geophysical Research (Ocean), (2015): DOI:10.1002/2015JC011255

Autumn Kidwell, Tong Lee, Young-Heon Jo and Xiao-Hai Yan, Characterization of the variability of the South Pacific Convergence Zone using satellite and reanalysis wind products, Journal of Climate, January 2016, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0536.1

Lin, X., X‐H. Yan, Y. Jiang, Z. Zhang,  Performance assessment for an operational ocean model of the Taiwan Strait, Ocean Modelling, (2016): doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.04.006

Yan, Xiao‐Hai, Tim Boyer, Kevin Trenberth, Thomas R. Karl, Shang‐Ping Xie, Veronica Nieves, Ka‐Kit Tung, Dean Roemmich. The global warming hiatus: Slowdown or redistribution? Earth's Future, An Open Access AGU Journal, (2016): DOI: 10.1002/2016EF000417

Lu, W., X.-H. Yan, L. Han, Y. Jiang, One-dimensional ocean model with three types of vertical velocities: A case study in the South China Sea, Ocean Dynamics, (2017): DOI: 10.1007/s10236-016-1029

Liao, E., X‐H. Yan and Y. Jiang, (2017): The role of coastal‐trapped waves on the 2008 cold disaster in the Taiwan Strait, Ocean Dynamics, DOI: ODYN‐D‐16‐00104, 2017.

Sha, J. and X‐H. Yan*, (2017): "The horizontal heat advection in the Middle Atlantic Bight and the cross‐spectral interactions within the heat advection", Journal of Geophysical Research ‐ Oceans, DOI: 10.1002/2017JC013043, 2017.

Autumn Noel Kidwell, Lu Han, Young-Heon Jo, Xiao-Hai Yan* (2017): Decadal Western Pacific Warm Pool Variability: A Centroid and Heat Content Study, Nature Scientific Reports, Article Number 20420 (2017) ​http://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-13351-x

Hua Su, Xiangbai Wu, Wenfang Lu, Weiwei Zhang, Xiao-Hai Yan* (2017): Inconsistent subsurface and deeper ocean warming signals during recent global warming and hiatus. Published by Journal of Geophysical Research (Ocean) 122. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC012481

Weiwei Zhang and Xiao-Hai Yan* (2017): The Subpolar North Atlantic Ocean Heat Content   Variability and its Decomposition, Nature Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-14158-6

Li W E, Su H, Wang X Q and X-H. Yan (2017). Estimation of global subsurface temperature anomaly based on multisource satellite observations. Journal of Remote Sensing, 21(6): 881–891, DOI:10.11834/jrs.20177026

Young-Heon Jo, Gustavo Henrique Oliveira and Xiao-Hai Yan (2017): Spatial Analysis on Marine Atmosphere Boundary Layer Features of SAR Imagery Using Empirical Mode Decomposition, Korean Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol.33, No.4, 2017, pp.351~358, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.7780/kjrs.2017.33.4.2

Hua Su, Wene Li, Xiao-Hai Yan* (2017): Retrieving temperature anomaly in the global subsurface and deeper ocean from satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research (Ocean) 122. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC013631

Zhang, W. and X-H. Yan*, 2018, Variability of the Labrador Sea Surface Eddy Kinetic Energy Observed by Altimeter from 1993 to 2012, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, DOI: 10.1002/2017JC013508, 2017

Wang, L., Pan, W., Zhuang, W., X-H. Yan* and Vic Klemas, 2018, Analysis of seasonal characteristics of water exchange in Beibu Gulf based on a particle tracking model, Regional Studies in Marine Science, DOI: RSMA_2017_137, Jan, 2018

Angela Ditri*, P. Minnett, Y. Liu, K. Kilpatrick, A. Kumar (2018), The Accuracies of Himawari-8 and MTSAT-2 Sea-Surface Temperatures in the Tropical Western Pacific Ocean, Remote Sensing 2018, 10, 212;doi:10.3390/rs10020212 www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing, * Angela Ditri is from Dr. Yan's group.

Lu, W., X-H. Yan and Y. Jiang (2018), Modeling the Contribution of the Microbial Carbon Pump to Carbon Sequestration in the South China Sea, Science China: Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/ SCES-2017-0209

Lu, W. , X-H. Yan and Y. Jiang (2018), Physical Modulation to the Biological Productivity in the Summer Vietnam Upwelling System, Ocean Science, DOI: https://editor.copernicus.org/OS/ms_records/os-2018-9

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