Welcome to Dr. Bin Liu's webpage

Current Affiliation

Research Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University
Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Campus Box 8208
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695
Office: (919)513-7321
Fax: (919)515-7802
Email: bin_liu@ncsu.edu
Department personal webpage
Dr. Bin Liu

Education

Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, June, 2007
Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
College of Physical and Environmental Oceanography
Dissertation: Physical Basis and Numerical Study of the Coupled Atmosphere-Wave Model
Advisor: Prof. Changlong Guan

B.S., Applied Meteorology, June 2002
Air Force College of Meteorology, Nanjing, China
Dissertation: The influence of stratification on geostrophic frontogenesis


Research Interests


Publications

  1. Xie, L., and B. Liu, 2014: Marine meteorology. Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition, Edited by G. North, F. Zhang, and J. Pyle, Elsevier Ltd., in press.

  2. Xie, K., and B. Liu, 2014: An ENSO-forecast independent statistical model for the prediction of annual Atlantic tropical cyclone frequency in April. Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 2014, 248148, doi:10.1155/2014/248148. [PDF]

  3. Xie, L., B. Liu, J. Morrison, H. Gao, and J. Wang, 2013: Air-sea interactions and marine meteorology. Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 2013, 162475, doi:10.1155/2013/162475. [PDF]

  4. Zhao, D., X. Ma, B. Liu, and L. Xie, 2013: Rainfall effect on wind waves and the turbulence beneath air-sea interface. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 32(11), 10-20. [PDF]

  5. Tang, Q., L. Xie, G. M. Lackmann, and B. Liu, 2013: Modeling the impacts of the large-scale atmospheric environment on inland flooding during the landfall of Hurricane Floyd (1999). Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 2013, 294956, doi:10.1155/2013/294956. [PDF]

  6. Ma, Y., R. Gao, Y. Xue, Y. Yang, X. Wang, B. Liu, X. Xu, X. Liu, J. Hou, and H. Lin, 2013: Weather support for the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 2013, 289284, doi:10.1155/2013/289284. [PDF]

  7. Li, R., L. Xie, B. Liu, and C. Guan, 2013: On the sensitivity of hurricane storm surge simulation to domain size. Ocean Modelling, 67, 1-12. [PDF]

  8. Li, S., D. Zhao, L. Zhou, and B. Liu, 2013: Dependence of mean square slope on wave state and its application in wind speed retrieval of altimeter. Int. J. Remote Sens., 34(1), 264-275. [PDF]

  9. Sheng, Y. P., J. R. Davis, R. Figueiredo, B. Liu, H. Liu, R. Luettich, V. A. Paramygin, R. Weaver, R. Weisberg, L. Xie, and L. Zheng, 2012: A regional testbed for storm surge and coastal inundation models - an overview. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, American Society of Civil Engineers, 476-495. [PDF]

  10. Tang, Q., L. Xie, and B. Liu, 2012: Modeling tropical cyclone induced stream flow in Tar Pamlico river of North Carolina. Tropical Cyclone Res. Rev., 1(3), 402-417. [PDF]

  11. Liu, H., B. Liu, L. Xie, and K. Zhang, 2012: Simulation of ocean responses to an idealized landfalling tropical cyclone using a coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean modeling system. Tropical Cyclone Res. Rev., 1(3), 373-389. [PDF]

  12. Liu, B., C. Guan, and L. Xie, 2012: The wave state and sea spray related parameterization of wind stress applicable to from low to extreme winds. J. Geophys. Res., 117, C00J22, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007786. [PDF]

  13. Liu, B and L. Xie, 2012: A scale-selective data assimilation approach to improving tropical cyclone track and intensity forecasts in a limited-area model: A case study of Hurricane Felix (2007). Wea. Forecasting, 27, 124-140. [PDF]

  14. Liu, B, C. Guan, L. Xie, and D. Zhao, 2012: An investigation of the effects of wave state and sea spray on an idealized typhoon using an air-sea coupled modeling system. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 29, 391-406. [PDF]

  15. Xie, L., H. Liu, B. Liu, and S. Bao, 2011: A numerical study of the effect of hurricane wind asymmetry on storm surge and inundation. Ocean Modelling, 36, 71-79. [PDF]

  16. Liu, B., H. Liu, L. Xie, C. Guan, and D. Zhao, 2011: A coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean modeling system: Simulation of the intensity of an idealized tropical cyclone. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 132-152. [PDF]

  17. Xie, L., B. Liu, and S. Peng, 2010: Application of scale-selective data assimilation to tropical cyclone track simulation. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D17105, doi:10.1029/2009JD013471. [PDF]

  18. Xie, L., B. Liu, H. Liu, and C. Guan, 2010: Numerical simulation of tropical cyclone intensity using an air–sea–wave coupled prediction system. Advances in Geosciences, 18(OS), 19-43. [PDF]

  19. Peng, S., L. Xie, B. Liu, and F. Semazzi, 2010: Application of scale-selective data assimilation to regional climate modeling and prediction. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138(4), 1307-1318. [PDF]

  20. Liu, B., K. Wu, and C. Guan, 2009: Wind energy input to the Ekman-Stokes layer: Reply to comment by Jeff A. Polton. J. Oceanogr., 65(5), 669-673. [PDF]

  21. Deng, Z., L. Xie, B. Liu, K. Wu, D. Zhao, and T. Yu, 2009: Coupling winds to ocean surface currents over the global ocean. Ocean Modelling, 29(4), 261-268. [PDF]

  22. Wu, K. and B. Liu, 2008: Stokes drift–induced and direct wind energy inputs into the Ekman layer within the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. J. Geophys. Res., 113, C10002, doi:10.1029/2007JC004579. [PDF]

  23. Wu, K., Z. Yang, B. Liu, and C. Guan, 2008: Wave energy input into the Ekman layer. Sci. China Ser. D, 51(1), 134-141. [PDF]

  24. Wu, K., Z. Yang, B. Liu, and C. Guan, 2008: Wave energy input into the Ekman layer. Sci. China Ser. D, 38(1), 134-140 (in Chinese). [PDF]

  25. Liu, B., K. Wu, and C. Guan, 2007: Global estimates of wind energy input to subinertial motions in the Ekman-Stokes layer. J. Oceanogr., 63(3), 457-466. [PDF]

  26. Liu, B., Y. Ding, and C. Guan, 2007: A relationship between wave steepness and wave age for wind waves in deep water. Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 25(1), 36-41.

  27. Sun, J., C. Guan, and B. Liu, 2006: Ocean wave diffraction in near-shore regions observed by Synthetic Aperture Radar. Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 24(1), 48-56.


Selected Conference Abstracts and Preprints

  1. Liu, B., and L. Xie, 2014: A Marine Weather Forecasting System for the South East U.S. Coastal Region. 2014 Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Annual Meeting, 13-15 May, 2014, Savannah, GA.

  2. Xie, L., M. Alfaro-Cordoba, B. Liu, and M. Fuentes, 2014: 2014 Atlantic tropical cyclone outlook. North Carolina State University, 15 April, 2014, Raleigh, NC. Available at: http://cfdl.meas.ncsu.edu/research/TCoutlook_2014.html

  3. Xie, L., B. Liu, F. Zhang, and Y. Weng, 2014: A Unified Data Assimilation Strategy for Regional Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Prediction Systems. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2014, European Geosciences Union, 27 April-2 May, 2014, Vienna, Austria.

  4. Xie, L., D. Hammerling, B. Liu, and M. Fuentes, 2013: 2013 Atlantic tropical cyclone outlook. North Carolina State University, 15 April, 2013, Raleigh, NC. Available at: http://cfdl.meas.ncsu.edu/research/TCoutlook_2013.html

  5. Sheng, Y. P., J. R. Davis, V. A. Paramygin, T. LaRow, E. Chassignet, L. Stefanova, J. Lu, L. Xie, S. Montalvo, J. Liu, and B. Liu, 2013: Incorporating climate change effects into coastal inundation decision support systems: An integrated and community-based approach. Coastal Hazards Summit 2013: Working together towards a resilient and sustainable coast, 13-14 February, 2013, St. Augustine, Florida.

  6. Sheng, Y. P., J. R. Davis, R. Figueredo, B. Liu, H. Liu, R. Luettich, V. A. Paramygin, R. Weaver, R. Weisberg, L. Xie, and L. Zheng, 2013: A regional testbed for storm surge and coastal inundation models. Coastal Hazards Summit 2013: Working together towards a resilient and sustainable coast, 13-14 February, 2013, St. Augustine, Florida.

  7. Xie, L., B. Liu, and H. Liu, 2012: The impact of tropical cyclone size and wind asymmetry on storm surge. China National Marine Environment Forecast Center Annual Meeting, 11-12 December, 2012, Beijing, China.

  8. Sheng, Y. P., J. R. Davis, V. A. Paramygin, T. LaRow, E. Chassignet, L. Stefanova, J. Lu, L. Xie, S. Montalvo, J. Liu, and B. Liu, 2012: Incorporating climate change effects into next-generation coastal inundation decision support systems: An integrated and community-based approach. 2012 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 3-7 December, 2012, San Francisco, California.

  9. Xie, L. and B. Liu, 2012: Improving tropical cyclone track-intensity-size forecasts using scale selective data assimilation. 16th National Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (NWTC-XVI) cum 7th International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC2012), 30 October – 2 November, 2012, Zhoushan, China.

  10. Li, R., L. Xie, B. Liu, and C. Guan, 2012: Influence of domain size on storm surge simulation. 16th National Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (NWTC-XVI) cum 7th International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC2012), 30 October – 2 November, 2012, Zhoushan, China.

  11. Xie, L. and B. Liu, 2012: The coastal atmosphere marine environment prediction system, 2012 Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Annual Meeting, 7-9 May, 2012, Miami, Florida.

  12. Liu, B., R. Li, and L. Xie, 2012: A Realtime Coastal Marine and Atmospheric Environment Prediction System for the SECOORA Region. 2012 Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Annual Meeting, 7-9 May, 2012, Miami, Florida.

  13. Zhao, D., X. Ma, and B. Liu, 2010: Effect of Rainfall on Wave Development and Turbulence near Air-Water Interface. 6th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces, 17-21 May, 2010, Kyoto, Japan.

  14. Guan, C., B. Liu, and L. Xie, 2010: The proposed parametrizations of air-sea momentum and heat transfer applicable to from low to extreme wind speeds. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2010, European Geosciences Union, 2-7 May, 2010, Vienna, Austria.

  15. Xie, L., B. Liu, C. Guan, X. Zhang, S. Peng, and H. Liu, 2008: Numerical Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Using an Air-Sea-Wave Coupled Prediction System. AOGS 5th Annual General Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, 16-20 June, 2008, Busan, Korea. [PDF]

  16. Liu, B., C. Guan, and L. Xie, 2008: Investigating the impacts of wave state and sea spray on typhoon via a coupled atmosphere-wave system: the idealized case. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida. [PDF]

  17. Xie, L., B. Liu, C. Guan, X. Zhang, S. Peng, and H. Liu, 2008: Numerical simulation of tropical cyclone intensity using an Air-Sea-Wave coupled prediction system. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  18. Guan, C., Y. Wei, and B. Liu, 2007: Breaking probability of wind waves in deep water. Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE), Lisbon, Portugal, 1987-1993. [PDF]

  19. Xie, L., B. Liu, C. Guan, X. Zhang, S. Peng, and H. Liu, 2007: Numerical simulation of tropical cyclone activity using an Air-Sea-Wave coupled system. 14th National Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, 6-9 November, 2007, Shanghai, China.

  20. Liu, B. and C. Guan, 2007: The wave development and sea spray related parametrization of aerodynamic roughness applicable to from low to extreme wind speeds. Fourth International Ocean-Atmosphere Conference (COAA2007), Qingdao, China.