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  • Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and M. Peng, 2003: Incorporation of a mass-conserving inundation scheme into a three-dimensional storm surge model. J. Coastal Res. (submitted: June 2002, Revised: April 2003). READ ONLINE
  • Peng, M., L. Xie, and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2003: A numerical study of storm surge and inundation in the Croatan-Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary System. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science (submitted June 2002, Revised: April 2003). READ ONLINE
  • Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and K. Wu, 2003: A numerical study of wave-current interaction through surface and bottom stresses: Coastal ocean response to Hurricane Fran 1996. J. Geophys. Res., 108, (C2, 3049). READ ONLINE
  • Manghnani, M., B. Subrahmanyam, L. Xie and J. M. Morrison, 2003: Numerical simulation of seasonal and interannual Indian Ocean upper-layer circulation using MICOM, J. Geophys. Res., (in press).
  • Pietrafesa, L.J., C.N. Flagg, L. Xie, G.L. Weatherly, J.M. Morrison, 2002: The winter/spring 1996 OMP current, meteorological, sea state and coastal sea level fields, Deep-Sea Res., 49, 4331-4354.
  • Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and D. Dickey, 2002: The mathematical architecture for a coastal estuary modeling and environmental prediction system. Solutions to Coastal Disasters, 441-455.
  • Song, Y. F. Semazzi, and L. Xie, 2002: Development of a coupled regional climate simulation model for the Lake Victoria basin. In The East African great Lakes: Limnology, Palaeolimnology and Biodiversity, E.O Odada and D.O. Olago (eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, 153-186.
  • Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, E. Buckley, D. Hilderbrand, M. Peng, 2002: The need for a coastal estuary/inland flood risk index. Chapter in Computer Simulation in Hazard and Risk Mitigation. Wit Press. (in press).
  • Xie, L., K. Wu, L.J. Pietrafesa, and C. Zhang, 2001: A numerical study of wave-current interaction through surface and bottom stresses: Part I: Wind-driven circulation in the South Atlantic Bight under uniform winds. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 16841-16856.
  • Pietrafesa, L.J., D. Dickey, L. Xie, 2001: Flooding due to Hurricanes Dennis and floyd. Chapter 2 in Environmental and Socio-economic impacts of Hurricane floyd. Carolina Coastal Press.
  • Manghnani, V., J. Morrison and L. Xie, 2001: Heat budget of the Indian Ocean using TOPEX/Poseidon observations and ocean model simulations. Deep Sea Res. 49, 1459-1480.
  • Xie, L., J. Morrison, and X. Liu, 2000: Sensitivity of tropical Pacific sea surface temperature to atmospheric forcing in an isopycnic coordinate ocean model. Global Atmosphere-Ocean System, Vol. 7, 229-247.
  • Pietrafesa, L.J., Lian Xie, J. Morrison, G.S. Janowitz, J. Pelissier, K. Keeter, and R. Neuherz, 1997: Numerical modelling of the storm surge in and around the Croatan-Albemarle-Pamlico estuary system produced by hurricane Emily of August 1993. Mausam, in press. 
  • Liu*, X., J. Morrison, and Lian Xie, 1997: A numerical study of the response of tropical Pacific SST to atmospheric forcing. Mausam, in press. 
  • Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa, E. Bohm, X. Zhang and X. Li, 1997: Evidence and mechanism of Hurricane Fran-induced ocean cooling in the Charleston Trough. Geophysical Research Letters, in review. 
  • Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa and S. Raman, 1997: Interaction between surface wind and ocean circulation in the Carolina Capes in a coupled low-order model. Continental Shelf Research, 17, 1483-1512. 
  • Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa and E. Bohn, 1997: Interaction between intense coastal storms and Gulf Stream off the Carolina coast. Proceedings, IAMAS-IAPSO 1997, Melbourne, Australia. 
  • Xie, Lian, 1997: Computer modeling and visualization of coupled atmosphere-ocean systems. IAMAS-IAPSO 1997, Melbourne, Australia. 
  • L.J. Pietrafesa, L. Xie and X. Li, 1997: Mass flux events north of Cape Hatteras. Proceedings, IAMAS-IAPSO 1997, Melbourne, Australia. 
  • Xie, Lian and L.J. Pietrafesa, 1997: Gulf Stream-hurricane interactions off North Carolina Coast. Preprints, 22 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 429-430. 
  • Schneider*, D., Lian Xie and S. Raman, 1997: An investigation of mesoscale features in hurricane Opal after landfall. Preprints, 22 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 119-120. 
  • Liu*, X., Lian Xie and John Morrison, 1997: Sensitivity of equatorial Pacific SST to atmospheric forcing parameterization in a global isopycnic ocean model. Preprints, 22 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 337-338. 
  • Neuherz, R., Lian Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa and K. Keeter, 1997: Forecasting the storm surge in the western Pamlico Sound induced by hurricanes during the 1996 hurricane season. Preprints, 22 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 649-650. 
  • Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa and S. Raman, 1996: Coastal ocean-atmosphere coupling. Chapter 11 in Coastal Ocean Prediction. Published by CRC Press. Edited by C.N.K. Mooers, in press. 
  • Xie, Lian and Y.-L. Lin, 1996: A numerical study of stratified flow over an elliptical mesoscale heat source with application to Carolina frontogenesis. Monthly Weather Review, 124, 2807-2827. 
  • Xie, Lian, L. J. Pietrafesa and Sethu Raman, 1996: Air-sea interaction over the continental shelf off the southeast U.S. coast. Environment Modeling and Asessment, 1, 139-149. 
  • Xie, Lian, L. J. Pietrafesa and Sethu Raman, 1996: Mesoscale air-sea interaction off the Carolina coast. Global Ocean and Atmosphere Systems, 4, 65-88. 
  • Rotunno, R., L.J. Pietrafesa, J. Allen, B. Colman, C. Dorman, C. Kreitzberg, M. McPhee, C.N.K. Mooers, G. Mellor, P. Niiler, R. Pielke, M. Powell, D. Rogers, J. Smith, L. Xie, 1996: Coastal Meteorology and Oceanography: Report of the Third Prospectus Development Team of the U.S. Weather Research Program to NOAA and NSF. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 77, 1578-1585. 
  • Jin*, H., Sethu Raman and Lian Xie, 1996: A numerical Study of the effect of cross-shelf SST gradient on the Carolina coastal frontogenesis. Preprints, Conference on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 225-228.
  • Xie, Lian and Y.-L. Lin, 1996: Responses of stratified airflow to multiple low-level heat sources with application to the formation of coastal mesobeta-scale vortices and fronts. Preprints, Conference on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 229-236. 
  • Xie, Lian and L. J. Pietrafesa, 1995: Shoreward intrusion of upper-layer warm water induced by prescribed shelf-break temperature perturbation and surface wind stress. Geophysical Research Letters, 22, 2585-2588. 
  • Xie, Lian and Claes Rooth, 1995: The effect of current-induced stress perturbation on baroclinic Rossby waves in a continuously stratified model. J. Phys.Oceanor., 25, 204-215. 
  • Xie, Lian and Richard A. Neuherz, 1995: The North Carolina State sound basin model for predicting water level on Albemarle and Pamlico sounds. Training Symposium for Operational Forecasters in the Carolinas and Virginia. November 6-8, 1995, Raleigh, North Carolina. 
  • Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa, and S. Raman, 1995: Variability of continental shelf circulation induced by air-sea interaction and offshore flow. IAPSO, August 12-18, Hawaii. 
  • Xie, Lian, F. Semazzi and S. Raman, 1995: Numerical simulation of monsoon variability over East Africa, India and South China Sea. Proceedings of the 18th Congress of Pacific Science Association, June 5-11, 1995, Beijing, China. 
  • Pietrafesa, L. J., Gerald S. Janowitz, Lian Xie and G.Q. Lin, 1995: Modeling the flooding around the Pamlico-Albemarle Sounds caused by hurricanes. Part I: Model development and testing. 21st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, April, 1995, Miami, Florida. 
  • Xie, Lian and L. J. Pietrafesa, 1995: Modeling the flooding around the Pamlico-Albemarle Sounds caused by hurricanes. Part II: Predicting the flooding caused by Emily. Preprints, 21st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, April, 1995, Miami, Florida. 
  • Xie, Lian and Claes Rooth, 1994: The effect of current-induced stress perturbations in a coupled atmosphere-ocean model. J. of Marine Res., 52, 239-257. 
  • Xie, Lian and Sethu Raman, 1994: A simple nonlinear model for shelf air-sea interaction. Nonlinear World, 1, 355-371. 
  • Xie, Lian, L. J. Pietrafesa and Sethu Raman, 1994: Interaction between low-level jet and sea surface temperature gradient in the Carolina Capes. Preprint, 2nd international Conference on Air-sea Interaction and on Meteorology and Oceanography of the Coastal Zone, American Meteorological Society, 155-156. 
  • Xie, Lian and Y.L. Lin, 1994: Asymmetry of surface wind field forced by an elongated surface heat source. Preprint, 6th Conference on Mesoscale Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, 274-277. 
  • Pietrafesa, L. J. and Lian Xie, 1994: Linkages between Estuaries and coastal waters on synoptic scales. SECOR, 1994, Charleston, South Carolina. 
  • Xie, Lian, L. J. Pietrafesa and S. Raman, 1994: A mechanism for coastal frontogenesis in the Carolina Capes: concepts, evidence and simple model results. Ocean Sciences Meeting, February 21-25, 1994, SanDiego, California. 
  • Pietrafesa, L. J. and Lian Xie, 1994: Wind-induced SST variability over the Carolina Shelf. Ocean Sciences Meeting, February 21-25, 1994, San Diego, California. 
  • Xie, Lian, L. J. Pietrafesa and Sethu Raman, 1994: Evidence and a mechanism of synoptic-time scale air-sea interaction off the east coast. AGU Spring Meeting. May 23-27, 1994, Baltimore, Maryland. 
  • Xie, Lian, R. Bleck and X. Cheng, 1994: An isopycnic-coordinate ocean model for the Florida current. 1994 MICOM Workshop, January 19-22, Miami, Florida.
  • Rooth Claes and Lian Xie, 1992: Air-sea boundary layer dynamics in the presence of mesoscale surface currents. J. Geophys.Res., 97(C9, Oceans) , 14431-14438. 
  • Xie, Lian and Rainer Bleck, 1991: A limited area step-mountain coordinate model for flow around the Tibetan Plateau. Preprints, 1st International Conference on Winter Storms, January, 1991. New Orleans, American Meteorological Society. 
  • Jin*, H, S. Raman and Lian Xie, 1997: A numerical study of high-frequency response of coastal ocean to atmospheric forcing. J. Phys. Oceanogr. Submitted. 
  • Marks, F.D., L.K. Shay, G. Barnes, P. Black, M. DeMaria, B. McCaul, J. Molinari, M. Montgomery, M. Powell, J.D. Smith, B. Tuleya, G. Tripoli, Lian Xie and R. Zehr, 1997: Landfalling tropical cyclones: Forecast problems and associated research opportunities. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, submitted. 
  • Eggleston, D., L. Etherington, and Lian Xie, 1997: Spatiotemporal variation in large-scale settlement of blue crab postlarvae: influence of stochastic meteorological and periodic lunar phenomena. Limnology and Oceanography, submitted. 
  • Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa and T.B. Curtin, 1997: Effect of reversing winds on Gulf Stream frontal structure north of Cape Hatteras during a summertime cold-air outbreak. Journal of Geophysical Reseach, submitted. 
  • Pietrafesa L.J. and Lian Xie, 1997: A unified theory of migration by estuary dependent finfish on the North Carolina Coast. Submitted. 
  • Zhu Q. and Lian Xie, 1988: 1986-87 Northern winter Asia/Australia circulation anomalies with their relation to the western Pacific SST. J. Tropical Meteor., 4, 254-262.
  • Xie Lian and Q. Zhu, 1987: The numerical experiments for sensitivity of the South China Sea monsoon activity to differential heating in summer. Collected Papers of Meteorological Science and Technology, No. 10 (Monsoon Meteorology), China Meteorology Press, Beijing, 183-194.