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Journal Articles

Chen, G., J. Lu, D. A. Burrows, and L. R. Leung, 2015, Local finite-amplitude wave activity as an objective diagnostic of midlatitude extreme weather, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10,952–10,960

Yu Nie, Yang Zhang, Gang Chen, and Xiu-Qun Yang, 2015: Delineating the Barotropic and Baroclinic Mechanisms in the Midlatitude Eddy-Driven Jet Response to Lower-Tropospheric Thermal Forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 429–448.

Nie Yu, Yang Zhang, G. Chen , Xiu-Qun Yang and D. Alex Burrows 2014, Quantifying Barotropic and Baroclinic Eddy Feedbacks in the Persistence of the Southern Annular Mode (SAM). Geophys. Res. Lett. in press.

Yang, Huang, Lantao Sun and G. Chen 2014, Separating the mechanisms of transient responses to stratospheric ozone depletion-like cooling in an idealized atmospheric model. J. Atmos. Sci., in press.

Chen, G. and R. A. Plumb, 2014: Effective Isentropic Diffusivity of Tropospheric Transport. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3499-3520, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0333.1.

Lu, Jian, L. Ruby Leung, Qing Yang, G. Chen, William D. Collins, Fuyu Li, Z. Jason Hou and Xuelei Feng, 2014, The robust dynamical contribution to precipitation extremes in idealized warming simulations across model resolutions Geophys. Res. Lett. , 41, 2971-2978, doi:10.1002/2014GL059532.

Sun, lantao, G. Chen, and W., Robinson 2014, The role of stratospheric polar vortex breakdown in Southern Hemisphere climate trends. J. Atmos. Sci., 2335-2353, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0290.1.

Yang, Huang, G. Chen, and D. I. V., Domeisen 2014, Sensitivities of the Lower-Stratospheric Transport and Mixing to Tropical SST Heating. J. Atmos. Sci., 2674-2694, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0276.1.

Lu, Jian, L. Sun, Y. Wu, and G. Chen, 2013, The role of irreversible PV mixing in the subtropical upper troposphere in determining the zonal mean circulation response to global warming. J. climate, 2297-2316, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00372.1.

Domeisen, D. I. V., L. Sun, and G. Chen, 2013, The role of synoptic eddies in the tropospheric response to stratospheric variability. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50943.

Sun, lantao, G. Chen and J. Lu, 2013, Sensitivities and mechanisms of the zonal mean atmospheric circulation response to tropical warming. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2487-2504.

Chen, G. , 2013, The mean meridional circulation of the atmosphere using the Mass above isentrope as the vertical coordinate , J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2197-2213.

Chen, G. , J. Lu and lantao Sun, 2013, Delineate the Eddy-Zonal Flow Interaction in the Atmospheric Circulation Response to Climate Forcing: Uniform SST Warming. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2214-2233.

Palipane, E., J. Lu, G. Chen, and J. L. Kinter III, 2013, Improved annular mode variability in a global atmospheric general circulation model with 16 km horizontal resolution. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50649.

Nie Yu, Yang Zhang, Xiu-Qun Yang, G. Chen 2013, Baroclinic anomalies associated with the Southern Hemisphere Annular Mode: roles of synoptic and low-frequency eddies. Geophys. Res. Lett. doi: 10.1002/grl.50396.

Zhang, Yang, Xiu-Qun Yang, Yu Nie, G. Chen 2012, Annular-mode-like variation in a multi-layer QG model. J. Atmos. Sci. 69, 2940-2958.

Solomon, A., G. Chen and J. Lu 2012, Finite-amplitude Lagrangian-mean wave activity applied to the baroclinic eddy life-cycle. J. Atmos. Sci. , 69, 3013-3027.

Sun, lantao, W. Robinson and G. Chen, 2012, The Predictability of Stratospheric Warming Events: More from the Troposphere or the Stratosphere? J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 768-783, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0144.1.

Chen, G. and lantao Sun, 2011, Mechanisms of the Tropical Upwelling Branch of the Brewer-Dobson Circulation: The Role of Extratropical Waves. , J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2878-2892, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-044.1.

Sun, lantao, W. Robinson and G. Chen, 2011, The Role of Planetary Waves in the Downward Influence of Stratospheric Final Warming Events. , J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2826-2843, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-014.1.

Ming, Yi, V. Ramaswamy and G. Chen, 2011, A Model Investigation of Aerosol-Induced Changes in Boreal Winter Extratropical Circulation. J. Climate, 24, 6077-6091, doi:10.1175/2011JCLI4111.1.

Fang Y., A. M. Fiore, L. W. Horowitz, Anand Gnanadesikan, Isaac Held, Gang Chen, Gabriel Vecchi, Hiram Levy, 2011, Impacts of changing transport and precipitation on pollutant distribution in a future climate. J. Geophys. Res. , 116, D18303, doi:10.1029/2011JD01564.

Chen, G., Yi Ming, Noah D. Singer and J. Lu, 2011, Testing the Clausius-Clapeyron constraint on aerosol-induced Changes in mean and extreme precipitation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L04807.

Lu, J., G. Chen and D. M. W. Frierson, 2010, The Position of the Midlatitude Storm Track and Eddy-Driven Westerlies in Aquaplanet AGCMs . J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3984-4000.

Chen, G., R. A. Plumb and J. Lu, 2010, Sensitivities of Zonal Mean Atmospheric Circulation to SST Warming in an Aqua-planet Model. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L12701.

Chen, G. and R. A. Plumb, 2009: Quantifying the Eddy Feedback and the Persistence of Zonal Index in an Idealized Atmospheric Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 3707-3720.

Chen, G., J. Lu and D. M. W. Frierson, 2008: Phase Speed Spectra and the Latitude of Surface Westerlies: Interannual Variability and Global Warming Trend. J. Climate, 21, 5942-5959.

Lu, J., G. Chen and D. M. W. Frierson, 2008: Response of the Zonal Mean Atmospheric Circulation to El Nino versus Global Warming. J. Climate, 21, 5835-5851.

Chen, G. and P. Zurita-Gotor, 2008: The tropospheric jet response to prescribed zonal forcing in an idealized atmospheric model. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 2254-2271, doi: 10.1175/2007JAS2589.1.

Chen, G. and I. M. Held, 2007: Phase speed spectra and the recent poleward shift of Southern Hemisphere surface westerlies. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L21805, doi:10.1029/2007GL031200.

Frierson, D. M. W., J. Lu and G. Chen, 2007: Width of the Hadley cell in simple and comprehensive general circulation models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L18804, doi:10.1029/2007GL031115.

Chen, G., I. M. Held and W. A. Robinson, 2007: Sensitivity of the latitude of the surface westerlies to surface friction. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 2899-2915, doi:10.1175/JAS3995.1.

PhD thesis

Chen, G., 2007: Mechanisms that control the latitude of jet streams and surface westerlies. Ph.D. thesis, Princeton University, 153 pp.


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