Publications

Refereed Publications

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

  2. 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]

  3. Liu, Y., L. Xie, J. M. Morrison, and D. Kamykowski, 2013: Dynamic downscaling of the impact of climate change on the ocean circulation in the Galápagos Archipelago. Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 2013, 837432, doi:10.1155/2013/837432. [PDF].

  4. Deng, Z., L. Xie, T. Yu, S. Shi, J. Jin, and K. Wu, 2013: Numerical study of the effects of eave-induced forcing on dynamics in ocean mixed layer. Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 2013, 365818, doi:10.1155/2013/365818. [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. Peng, S., Y. Li, and L. Xie, 2013: Adjusting the Wind Stress Drag Coefficient in Storm Surge Forecasting Using an Adjoint Technique. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 590–608. [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. Zhao, D. and L. Xie, 2010: A Practical bi-parameter formula of gas transfer velocity depending on wave states. J. Oceanogr., 66, 663-671. [PDF]

  18. Xia, M. L. Xie, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2010: Winds and the orientation of a coastal plane estuary plume. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L19601, doi:10.1029/2010GL044494. [PDF]

  19. 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]

  20. 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]

  21. 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]

  22. Keith, E. and L. Xie, 2009: Predicting Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Seasonal Activity in April. Weather and Forecasting, 24(2), 436-455. [Abstact, PDF]

  23. Liu, H. and L. Xie, 2009: A numerical study on the effects of wave-current-surge interactions on the height and propagation of sea surface waves in Charleston Harbor during Hurricane Hugo 1989, Continental Shelf Research, 29, 1454-1463. [doi:10.1016/j.csr.2009.03.013, PDF]

  24. Xu, X., L. Xie, X. Cheng, J. Xu, X. Zhou, and G. Ding, 2008: Application of an Adaptive Nudging Scheme in Air Quality Forecasting. China. J. of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47( 8), 2105-2114. [PDF]

  25. Lynch, A., L. Lestak, P. Uotila, E. Cassano, and L. Xie, 2008: A factorial analysis of the storm surge flooding in Barrow, Alaska. Monthly Weather Review, 136(3), 898-912. [PDF]

  26. Xia, M., L. Xie, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2008: A numerical study of storm surge in the Cape Fear River Estuary and adjacent coast. J. of Coastal Research, 24(sp3), 159-167. [PDF]

  27. Xie, L., H. Liu, and M. Peng, 2008: The effect of wave-current interactions on the storm surge and inundation in Charleston Harbor during Hurricane Hugo 1989. Ocean Modelling, 20, 252-269. [PDF]

  28. Liu, H., L. Xie, L. J. Pietrafessa, and S. Bao, 2007: Sensitivity of Wind Waves to Hurricane Wind Characteristics. Ocean Modelling, 18, 37-52. [PDF]

  29. Peng, S., L. Xie, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2007: Correcting the errors in the initial conditions and boundary conditions of storm surge simulation using an Adjoint Optimal Technique. Ocean Modelling, 18, 175-193. [Link]

  30. Xia, M. and Lian Xie, 2007: Numerical Modeling of Cape Fear River Estuary Plume. Estuaries and Coasts, 30, 698-709. [PDF]

  31. Xie, L., X. Liu, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2007: Effect of bathymetric curvature on the Gulf Stream instability in the vicinity of the Charleston Bump. J. of Physical Oceanography, 37, 452-475. [PDF]

  32. Xie, L. and T. Yan, 2007: North Pacific typhoon track patterns and their potential connection to Tibetan Plateau snow cover. Natural Hazards. DOI : 10.1007/s11069-006-9087-9. [PDF]

  33. Xu, X., X. Shi, L. Xie, and Y. Wang, 2007: Consistency of interdecadal variation in the summer over eastern China and Heterogeneity in spring surface air temperature. J. Meteorological Society of Japan, 85A, 311-323.

  34. Lin, J., L. Xie, L. J. Pietrafesa, J. Ramus, and Hans Paerl, 2007: Water quality gradients across Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system: seasonal variation and model applications. J. of Coastal Research, 23, 213-229. [PDF]

  35. Lin, J., L. Xie, L. J. Pietrafessa, J.S. Ramus, and H.W. Paerl, 2007: Water Quality Gradients across Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System: Seasonal Variations and Model Applications. Journal of Coastal Research, 23, 213-229. [PDF]

  36. Anyah, R. O., F. H. M. Semazzi, and L. Xie, 2006: Simulated physical mechanisms associated with climate variability over Lake Victoria basin in East Africa, Monthly Weather Review, 134, 3588-3609. [PDF]

  37. Lin, J., L. Xie, L. J. Pietrafesa, J. Shen, M. A. Mallin, and M. J. Durako, 2006: Dissolved oxygen stratification in two micro-tidal partially-mixed estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Sciences, 70, 423-437. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2006.06.032. [PDF]

  38. Xia, M., Lian Xie, and L. J, Pietrafesa, 2006: Cape Fear River Estuary Plume Modeling: Model Configuration and Sensitivity Experiments. In M.L. Spaulding eds., Estuarine and Coastal Modeling 9, 88-104, doi 10.1061/40876(209)6.

  39. Peng, S.-Q., and L. Xie, 2006: Effect of Determining Initial Conditions by Four-Dimensional Variational Data Assimilation on Storm Surge Forecasting. Ocean Modelling, 14, 1-18. [Link]

  40. Peng, M., L. Xie, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2006: Tropical cyclone induced asymmetry of sea level surge and fall and its presentation in a storm surge model with parametric wind fields. Ocean Modeling, 14, 81-101. [Link]

  41. Peng, M., L. Xie, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2006: A Numerical Study on Hurricane Induced Storm Surge and Inundation in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. J. Geophys. Res., 111, C08017, doi:10.1029/2004JC002755. [PDF]

  42. Xie, L., S. Bao, L.J. Pietrafesa, K. Foley and M. Fuentes, 2006: A Real-Time Hurricane Surface Wind Forecasting Model: Formulation and Verification. Monthly Weather Review, 134, 1355-1370. [PDF]

  43. Xie L., T. Yan, L. J. Pietrafesa, T. Karl, and X. Xu, 2005: Relationship between western North Pacific typhoon activity and Tibetan Plateau winter and spring snow cover, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L16703, doi:10.1029/2005GL023237.

  44. Xu, X., L. Xie, G. Ding, and L. Bian, 2005: Beijing air pollution project to benefit 2008 Summer Olympic Game. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, 86, 1543-1544.

  45. Xu X., X. Shi, L. Xie, G. Ding, Q. Miao, J. Ma, and X. Zheng, 2005: Spatial character of the gaseous and particulate state compound correlation of urban atmospheric pollution in winter and summer. Science in China, Series d-Earth Sciences, 48 (suppl. 2), 64-79.

  46. Xu, X., L. Xie, X. Zhang, and W. Yao, 2005: A Mathematical Model for Forecasting Tropical Cyclone Tracks. Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications, 7, 211-224.

  47. Xie, L., T. Yan, L. J. Pietrafesa, J. Morrison, and T. Karl, 2005: The climatology and interannual variability of regional landfall hurricane frequency and its association with North Atlantic hurricane tracks. Journal of Climate, 18, 5370-5381.

  48. Xie, L., T. Yan, and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2005: The effect of Atlantic sea surface temperature dipole mode on hurricanes: Implications for the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, doi: 10.1029/2004GL021702.

  49. Xu, X., G. Ding, L. Xie, and L. Bian, 2004: Characteristics of Atmospheric Environmental of Boundary Layer Structure of City Community in Becapex and Integrate Influence. ACTA Meteorological Sinica, 62, 663-671.

  50. Guan, C. and L. Xie, 2004: A unified linear parameterization of the drag coefficient over the surface of the ocean. J. Physical Oceanography, 34, 2847-2851.

  51. Xie, L., 2004: Air-sea interactions associated with mesoscale weather systems. In Observation, Theory and Modeling of Atmospheric Variability. X. Zhu edited, World Scientific Series on Meteorology of East Asia, World Scientific Publishing Co., 612.

  52. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and M. Peng, 2004: Incorporation of a mass-conserving inundation scheme into a three-dimensional storm surge model. J. Coastal Research, 20, 1209-1223. [PDF]

  53. Bao, S., L. Xie, and S. Raman, 2004: A numerical study of a TOGA-COARE Squall-line using a coupled mesocale atmosphere-ocean model. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 21, 707-714.

  54. Peng, M., L. Xie and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2004: A numerical study of storm surge and inundation in the Croatan-Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary System. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 59, 121-137. [PDF]

  55. Song, Y., F. Semazzi, L. Xie and L.J. Ogallo, 2004: A coupled regional climate model for Lake Victoria basin of east Africa. International Journal of Climate, 24, 57-75.

  56. Bao, S. S. Raman and L. Xie, 2003: Numerical simulation of the response of the ocean surface layer to precipitation. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 160, 2419-2446.

  57. 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).

  58. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, D. Dickey, M. Peng and S. Bao, 2003. The North Carolina State University coastal and estuary storm surge and flood prediction system. Ecosystems and Sustainable Development, 4, 100-109.

  59. Manghnani, V., B. Subrahmanyam, L. Xie and J. M. Morrison, 2003: Numerical simulation of seasonal and interannual Indian Ocean upper-layer circulation using MICOM, J. Geophysical Research, 108, No. C7, 3240.

  60. 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.

  61. 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.

  62. 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 Research, 49, 4331-4354.

  63. Bright, R., L. Xie, and L. J. Pietrafesa, 2002: Evidence of the Gulf Stream's influence on tropical cyclone intensity. Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 48/1-48/4.

  64. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and K. Wu, 2002: Interannual and decadal variability of landfalling tropical cyclones in the Southeast coastal states of the United States. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 19, 677-686.

  65. 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, Paleolimnology and Biodiversity, E.O Odada and D.O. Olago (eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, 153-186.

  66. Indeje, M., F. Semazzi, L. Xie, and J. Ogallo, 2001: Mechanistic simulations of the East Africa climate using NCAR Regional Climate Model: The influence of large-scale orography on the Turkano low-level jet. J. of Climate, 14, 2710-2724.

  67. 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.

  68. 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.

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

  71. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, C. Zhang, 1999: Subinertial Response of the Gulf Stream system to Hurricane Fran 1996. Geophysical research Letters, 26, 3457-3460.

  72. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, 1999: Systemwide modeling of wind and density driven circulation in the Croatan-Albemarle Pamlico estuary system. Part I: Model configuration and testing. J. Coastal Research, 15, 1163-1177.

  73. Xie, L., and D. Eggleston, 1999: Computer simulation of wind-induced estuarine circulation pattern and estuary-shelf exchange processes: The potential role of wind forcing on larval transport. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Sciences, 49, 221-234.

  74. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa E. Bohn, C. Zhang, and X. Li, 1998: Evidence and mechanism of hurricane Fran-induced oceanic cooling in the Charleston trough. Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 769-772.

  75. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, J. Morrison, G.S. Janowitz, J. Pelissier, K. Keeter, and R. Neuherz, 1997: Numerical modeling of the storm surge in and around the Croatan-Albemarle-Pamlico estuary system by hurricane Emily of August 1993. Mausam, 48, 567-578.

  76. 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, 79, 305-318.

  77. 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, 1483-1511.

  78. Liu, X., J. Morrison, and L. Xie, 1997: A numerical study of the response of tropical Pacific SST to atmospheric forcing. Mausam, 48, 657-668.

  79. Xie, Lian, L.J. Pietrafesa and S. Raman, 1997: Coastal ocean-atmosphere coupling. Chapter 11, Coastal Ocean Prediction, CRC Press. C.N.K. Mooers edited.

  80. Xie, Lian and Y.-L. Lin, 1996: A numerical study of stratified flow over mesoscale heat sources with application to Carolina coastal frontogenesis. Monthly Weather Review, 124, 2807-2827.

  81. 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.

  82. Xie, Lian , L.J. Pietrafesa and S. Raman, 1996: Air-sea interaction over the continental shelf off the southeast U.S. coast. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 1, 139-149.

  83. Rotunno, R., L.J. Pietrafesa, J. Allen, B. Colman, C. Dorman, C. Kreitzberg, M. McPhee, C.N.K. Mooers, G. Mellor, R. Pielke, M. Powell, D. Rogers, J. Smith and 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.

  84. 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.

  85. Xie Lian and Claes Rooth, 1995: The effect of current-induced stress perturbation on baroclinic Rossby waves in a continuously stratified model. J. Physical Oceanography., 25, 204-215.

  86. Xie, Lian and Claes Rooth, 1994: The effect of current-induced stress perturbations in a coupled atmosphere-ocean model. J. of Marine Research, 52, 239-257.

  87. Xie, Lian and Sethu Raman, 1994: A simple nonlinear model for shelf air-sea interaction. Nonlinear World, 1, 355-371.

  88. Rooth Claes and Lian Xie, 1992: Air-sea boundary layer dynamics in the presence of mesoscale surface currents. J. Geophysical Research, 97(C9, Oceans), 14431-14438.

  89. Zhu Q. and Lian Xie, 1988: 1986-87 Northern winter Asia/Australia circulation anomalies with their relation to the western Pacific SST. J. Tropical Meteorology, 4, 254-262.

  90. 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.

  91. Tang, D. and Lian Xie, 1986: Numerical experiments of the effects of diabatic heating on the low-level cross-equatorial flows. J. Tropical Meteorology, 2, 311-319.

  92. Xie, Lian, 1986: A diagnostic study of the South China Sea monsoonal circulation during 1986 summer. J. Nanjing Inst. of Meteorology, 1986, 2, 129-135.

Conference Proceedings, Abstracts, and Presentations

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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, 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

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

  13. Keith, E. and L. Xie, Seasonal Prediction of Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity, 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  14. Liu, H. and L. Xie, A numerical study on the effects of wave-current interactions on the height and propagation of sea surface waves in Charleston Harbor during Hurricane Hugo 1989. 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  15. Tang, Q. and L. Xie, Modeling Inland Flooding Due to Tropical Cyclones. 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  16. Zhang, X., L. Xie and F. Semazzi, High-Resolution Simulation of the Genesis of Hurricane Danielle (2004). 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  17. Liu, Y., L. Xie, and J. Morrison, Simulation of El Ni?o-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) using a HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM). 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  18. Deng, Z., L. Xie, T. Yu, Impacts of the Ocean Surface Velocity on Wind Stress Coefficient and Wind Stress over Global Ocean during 1958-2001. 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  19. Xie, L., B. Liu, C. Guan, X. Zhang, S. Peng, H. Liu, Numerical Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Using an Air-Sea-Wave Coupled Prediction System. 28 Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 26-May 2, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

  20. Xie, L., Yanyun Liu, And John Morrison, Simulating Ocean Circulation From Global Ocean To Marginal Seas Using The Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model: The Galapagos Example. 2007 International Workshop on Marine Physical Variations in marginal seas and their environmental impact. October 29-30, 2007, Qingdao, China.

  21. Xie, L., Bin Liu, Changlong Guan, Xuejin Zhang, Shiqiu Peng, Huiqing Liu, Numerical Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Activity Using an Air-Sea-Wave Coupled System. The 14th National Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, 6-9 November, 2007, Shanghai, China.

  22. Xie, L. Storm surge and coastal flooding. Invited lecture. International Training Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Disaster Reduction. UN World Meteorological Organization. Guangzhou, China, March 26-31, 2007.

  23. Fuentes, M. and L. Xie: Spatial temporal modeling framework for hurricane wind fields. Abstracts for the CLAPEM international conference in Lima, Peru, Feb. 27, 2007.

  24. Meng Xia, Lian Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa. Hydrodynamics Modeling of Cape Fear River Estuary and adjacent coastal ocean. Joint AERS and SEERS Spring. 2007 Meeting. Mar 15-17, 2007. Pine Knoll Shores, NC.

  25. Meng Xia, Lian Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa. A numerical study of the plume in Cape Fear River Estuary and adjacent coastal ocean. The AGU fall meeting. Dec 11-15, 2006. San Francisco, CA.

  26. Meng Xia, Lian Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa, Plume Modeling in the Cape Fear River Estuary and Adjacent Ocean. Middle Atlantic Bight Oceanography and Meteorology Meeting. 30-31,October,2006. Chapel Hill, NC.

  27. Xie, L. Charleston Trough and its effect on cross-shelf transport. Qingdao, China, July 18, 2006.

  28. Fuentes, M. and L. Xie: Combining data and numerical models for hurricane forecasting. Abstracts for the JSM conference in Seattle, August 8 2006.

  29. Fuentes, M. and L. Xie: Data assimilation for hurricane forecasting. Abstracts for the ENAR conference in Tampa, March 13 2006.

  30. Yan, T., L. Xie, L. J. Pietrafesa, and T. R. Karl, 2006: Spatial and temporal variability of North Atlantic hurricane tracks. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_107262.htm).

  31. Xie, L., T. Yan, L. J. Pietrafesa and T. R. Karl, 2006: Pre-Season Prediction of Landfalling Tropical Cyclone Frequency. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8.

  32. April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_ 108394.htm).

  33. Pietrafesa, L. J., T. Karl, D. A Dickey, L. Xie, T. Yan, S. Bao and M. Peng, 2006: On the variability of tropical cyclones and category shifts. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA.

  34. Peng, M and L. Xie and J. Pietrafesa, 2006: The asymmetry of coastal water level response to landfalling hurricanes simulated by a three-dimensional storm surge model. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_ 107257.htm).

  35. Peng, S., L. Xie, Effect of Determining Initial Conditions by Four-Dimensional Variational Data Assimilation on Storm Surge Forecasting. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/ 27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_107684.htm).

  36. Pietrafesa, L.J., T. Karl, D. A. Dickey, L. Xie, T. Yan, S. Bao, and M. Peng, 2006: On the variability of tropical cyclones and category shifts. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/ 27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_108787.htm)

  37. Liu, H., L. Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa, and M. Peng, 2006: Effect of ocean surface waves on storm surge and coastal flooding. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_107363.htm).

  38. Bao, S., L. Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa, 2006: An asymmetric hurricane wind model for storm surge and wave forecasting. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24?8 April 2006, Monterey, CA (http://ams.confex.com/ams/27Hurricanes/techprogram/paper_107653.htm).

  39. Xie, L., 2006: Interactions between East Asia regional climate and northwest Pacific typhoons. Workshop on Tropical Cyclones and Climate, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, March 27-29, 2006, Columbia University, Palisades, NY.

  40. Zhang, X., L. Xie, F. H. M. Semazzi, and X.-Z. Liang, 2006: The application of WRF-Climate in East Africa: customization of buffer zones, The Doug Lilly Symposium, AMS Annual Meeting, Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

  41. Xia, L., Lian Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa, and M. Peng, 2005: The Cape Fear River Estuary Modeling System.18th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, Oct 16-21, 2005. Norfolk, VA.

  42. Xia, L., Lian Xie. The Cape Fear River Estuary Plume Modeling System. 9th international conference on estuarine and coastal modeling. Oct 31-Nov 2, 2005. Charleston, SC.

  43. Xu, X., G. Ding, L. Xie and L. Bian, 2005: Atmospheric Sciences and Air quality conference, April 26-29, 2005, American Meteorological Society, San Francisco, CA.

  44. Xie, L. and Tingzhuang Yan, 2004: Tibetan Plateau, East Asian Monsoon and Western Pacific Landfalling Typhoons. The Fourth International Symposium on Asian Monsoon System, May 24-29. Kunming, China.

  45. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, S. Bao, and M. Peng, 2004: An introduction to the NCSU Coastal and Estuarine Marine Environment Prediction System (CEMEPS). National Weather Service Marine Meteorology Workshop (Invited), Wilmington, NC, April 16-17, 2004.

  46. Zhang, X. and L. Xie, 2004: “Dynamic downscaling of regional climatic variables? 2nd CWISE Topical Meeting, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC, March 9-10, 2004.

  47. Liu, X., L. Xie, and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2003: Sensitivity of the Carolina Coastal Ocean Circulation to Open Boundary and Atmospheric Forcing. 8 - 12 December 2003, San Francisco, CA.

  48. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, M. Fletcher, E. Buckley, D. Porter. 2003: Applications of real time data and model predictions to coastal cities such as Charleston, Coastal Commission Workshop. (Invited) S.C. June 23, 2003.

  49. Pietrafesa, L.J., L.Xie, E. Buckley, M. Fletcher. 2003: Climate Variability and the Implications for Coastal & Estuary Impacts and Emerging Capabilities, (Invited) Estuarine Research Federation, Seattle, WA, 18 September, 2003.

  50. Pietrafesa, L.J. and L. Xie. 2003: Climate and Weather Impacts on Society and the Environment (CWISE) and Interoperability with Observing Systems. (Invited) S.E Coastal Climatology Conference. Charleston, S.C. October 21, 2003.

  51. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, M. Fletcher, E. Buckley, 2003: Caro-COOPS and Applications to Fisheries Issues. S.E. Fisheries Workshop (Invited). Charleston, S.C. October 2, 2003.

  52. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, M. Peng, S. Bao, H. Liu, J. Epps, X. Liu, 2003: Coastal, Estuary and Inland Flooding via Storm Surge and Inundation; Model and Observations. (Invited) 58th International Hurricane Conference. March 03, 2004.

  53. Xie, L., T. Yan, J.M. Morrison, L.J. Pietrafesa, 2003: “The climatology and interannual variability of Atlantic hurricane tracks? 1st CWISE Topical Meeting, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC, December 19, 2003.

  54. Pietrafesa, L.J. and L. Xie, 2003: The potential impacts of climate variability and change on the North Carolina coast. Duke Climate Series, Duke Campus, July 1, 2003.

  55. Pietrafesa,L.J. and L. Xie. Enabling CMAST via coastal modeling and observations; what exists, what is needed and what the benefits are to a coastal county. Carteret Community Advisory Council. Morehead City, N.C. April 23, 2003.

  56. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, M. Peng, S. Bao, 2003: “CMEPS: The North Carolina State University Coastal and Estuary Marine & Environmental Prediction System? invited presentation at the National Symposium of Mitigating Severe Weather Impacts in Urban Areas, April 15-17, Huston, TX.

  57. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, 2003: “The perfect flood: coupling between inland and coastal flooding during hurricanes Dennis and Floyd? invited presentation at the 2003 AMS Conference on the Inland Effects of Tropical Weather, May 11-13, Raleigh, NC.

  58. Xie, L., M. Peng, and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2002: “Effect of the Gulf Stream on landfalling hurricanes? 25th Conference on hurricanes and tropical meteorology, 29 April-3 May 2002, San Diego, California. (attended after last year’s annual review).

  59. Pietrafesa, L.Xie, M. Peng, S. Bao, C. Guan, 2003: "Coastal, Estuary and Inland Flooding" Invited talk at the NOAA Coastal Services Center, 19 Feb, 2003.

  60. Pietrafesa, L.Xie, M. Peng, S. Bao, C. Guan, 2003: Ocean-Atmospheric Interactions During the Passages of Cyclones on the Coasts of the Carolinas, 27 Jan, 2003, NOAA Sea Grant/NOS SEACOS Conference.

  61. Pietrafesa, L.Xie, M. Peng, S. Bao, C. Guan, E. Buckley, M. Fletcher, M.Moss, 2003: Observational & Modeling Networks in the South Atlantic Bight, 28 Jan, 2003, NOAA Sea Grant/NOS SEACOS Conference.

  62. Pietrafesa,L.Xie, M. Peng, S. Bao, C., Guan, D.Dickey, 2003: NC State University Flood Prediction System, Sustainable Development Conference, 5 June, 2003.

  63. Bright, R., L. Xie, and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2002: Climatological study of the Gulf Stream’s impact on tropical cyclone intensity. 25th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, April 29-May 3, 2002, San Diego, CA.

  64. Xu, X., Z. Zhao, L. Xie, 2002: Spring dust storms in 2000 and projections for 21st century? invited presentation at the Workshop on Dust storms and their effects on human health, November 25-27, 2002, Raleigh, NC.

  65. Xie, L., S. Bao, L.J., Pietrafesa, R. Bright, 2001: Impact of the Gulf Stream on hurricane intensity change. National Hurricane Conference, Miami, FL., 2001.

  66. Xie, L., L.J., Pietrafesa, K. Wu, 2001: Wind-driven coastal ocean circulation simulation by using a coupled wave-current coupled modeling system. The Oceanographic Society 2001 Annual Meeting.

  67. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, G. Weatherly, and D. DeMaster, 2001: Heat, Salt, and water mass fluxes in the Ocean Margin’s Program region. ASLO 2001.

  68. Bulusu, Subrahmanyan, V. Manhnani, J.J. O’Brien, J. Morrison, and L. Xie, 2001: A study of the Indian Ocean dipole mode dynamics using satellite observations and MICOM simulations. 11th Conference on Interactions of the sea and the atmosphere, 14-18 May 2001, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society.

  69. Xie, L., 2001: Mesoscale air-sea interactions: concepts and examples. ONR Asia Marine Science Forum, June 2001, Qingdao, China.

  70. Manghnani, V., L. Xie, and J.M. Morrison, 2000: Seasonal and interannual variability in the Indian Ocean. Proceedings, 2000 Layered Ocean Model Workshop, Miami, Florida.

  71. Xie, L., K. Wu, and L.J. Pietrafesa, 2000: Empirical modes of landfalling tropical cyclones in North Carolina. Preprints, 24th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. American Meteorological Society, 29 May-2 June, 2000, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 224-225.

  72. Xie, L., and L. J. Pietrafesa, K. Wu, and C. Zhang, 1999: The North Carolina Coastal Marine Environment Prediction System (CMEPS). Preprints, 6th International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling. 3-5 November 1999. New Orleans, Louisiana.

  73. Xie, L., C. Zhang, L. J. Pietrafesa, A. Xiu, and K.Wu, 1999: Upper ocean response to moving tropical cyclones in the presence of large sea surface temperature gradient and complex topography. Preprints, 23rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. American Meteorological Society. 10-15 February 1999. Dallas, Texas. 1047-1051.

  74. Song, Y., L. Xie, and S. Raman, 1999: Observations and simulations of boundary layer processes in mesoscale convective systems over the western Pacific warm pool. Preprints, 23rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. American Meteorological Society. 10-15 February 1999. Dallas Texas. 149.

  75. Xie, L., John Morrison and X. Liu, 1999: Sensitivity of Pacific SST to atmospheric forcing parameterization in MICOM. Proceedings, 1999 Layered Ocean Model User’s Workshop, February 22-24. Miami, Florida.

  76. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, N.E. Huang, J.M. Miller, and W.J. Showers, 1999: Environmental factors and fish kills: causal, correlative or neither? AGU Spring Meeting, May 29-June 4, 1999, Boston, MA.

  77. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, E. Bohm and G. Weatherly, 1999: Tracking outwelling estuarine plumes: a case study. AGU Spring meeting, May 25-29, Boston, MA.

  78. Song, Y., L. Xie, F. Semazi, 1999: A numerical study of South China Sea summer monsoon using NCAR Regional Climate Model. AGU Spring Meeting, May 25-29, Boston, MA.

  79. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, K. Wu, 1999: A numerical study of wave-current interactions in the coastal zone. Proceedings, The 1999 Oceanographic Society Annual Meeting. Reno, Nevada.

  80. Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, C. Zhang, and K. Wu, 1998: The North Carolina Regional Earth System Model. Proceedings, Office of Naval Research Workshop on SINO-U.S. Cooperation in Marine Science and Technology. August 3-6, Qingdao, China.

  81. Pietrafesa, L.J. and L. Xie, 1998: Mass Flux events on the continental shelf off the U.S. East Coast. Proceedings of Workshop on SINO-U.S. Cooperation in Marine Science and Technology. Office of Naval Research. August 3-6, Qingdao, China.

  82. Xie, L., 1999: The NCSU Coastal System Model: a status report. 1999 UNC-Duke Marine Science Meeting. Morehead City.

  83. 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.

  84. Xie, Lian, 1997: Computer modeling and visualization of coupled atmosphere-ocean systems. IAMAS-IAPSO 1997, Melbourne, Australia.

  85. Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie and X. Li, 1997: Mass flux events north of Cape Hatteras. Proceedings, IAMAS-IAPSO 1997, Melbourne, Australia.

  86. Xie, Lian and L.J. Pietrafesa, 1997: Gulf Stream-hurricane interactions off North Carolina Coast. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 429-430.

  87. Schneider, D., Lian Xie and S. Raman, 1997: An investigation of mesoscale features in hurricane Opal after landfall. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 119-120.

  88. Liu, X., Lian Xie and John Morrison, 1997: Sensitivity of equatorial Pacific SST to atmospheric forcing parameterization in a global isopycnic ocean model. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 337-338.

  89. 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, 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 19-23, Ft. Collins, Colorado, American Meteorological Society, 649-650.

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. 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.

  93. 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.

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. Pietrafesa, L. J. and Lian Xie, 1994: Linkages between Estuaries and coastal waters on synoptic scales. SECOR, 1994, Charleston, South Carolina.

  100. 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.

  101. Pietrafesa, L. J. and Lian Xie, Linkages between Estuaries and coastal waters on synoptic scales. SECOR, 1994, Charleston, South Carolina.

  102. Pietrafesa, L. J. and Lian Xie, Wind-induced SST variability over the Carolina Shelf. Ocean Sciences Meeting, February 21-25, 1994, San Diego, California.

  103. Xie, Lian, L. J. Pietrafesa and Sethu Raman, Evidence and a mechanism of synoptic-time scale air-sea interaction off the east coast. AGU Spring Meeting. May 23-27, 1994, Baltimore, Maryland.

  104. 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.

  105. 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.