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Publications

Selected Journal Papers

Wang, Y., X. Liu, C. Hoose, and B. Wang (2014), Different contact angle distributions for heterogeneous ice nucleation in the Community Atmospheric Model version 5, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 10411–10430, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-10411-2014.

Shi, X., X. Liu, and K. Zhang (2014), Effects of preexisting ice crystals on cirrus clouds and comparison between different ice nucleation parameterizations with the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM5), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion, 14, 17635–17679, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-17635-2014.

Zhao C., X. Liu, Y. Qian, J. Yoon, Z. Hou, G. Lin, S. McFarlane, H. Wang, B. Yang, P.-L. Ma, H. Yan, and J. Bao (2013), A sensitivity study of radiative fluxes at the top of atmosphere to cloud-microphysics and aerosol parameters in the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 10969-10987, doi:10.5194/acp-13-10969-2013.

Hu, N., and X. Liu, A modeling study of the effect of anthropogenic aerosols on drought in the late spring of south China, Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 27(5), 701–715, doi: 10.1007/s13351-013-0506-z.

X. Liu, X. Shi, K. Zhang, E. J. Jensen, A. Gettelman, D. Barahona, A. Nenes, and P. Lawson (2012), Sensitivity studies of dust ice nuclei effect on cirrus clouds with the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 12061-12079, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12061-2012.

X. Liu, R. C. Easter, S. J. Ghan, R. Zaveri, P. Rasch, X. Shi, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Gettelman, H. Morrison, F. Vitt, A. Conley, S. Park, R. Neale, C. Hannay, A. Ekman, P. Hess, N. Mahowald, W. Collins, M. Iacono, C. Bretherton, M. Flanner, and D. Mitchell (2012), Toward a minimal representation of aerosols in climate models: Description and evaluation in the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5, Geoscientific Model Development, 5, 709-739, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-709-2012.

Ghan, S. J., X. Liu,. C. Easter, P. Rasch, and J.-H. Yoon (2012), Toward a minimal representation of aerosols in climate models: Comparative decomposition of aerosol direct, semidirect, and indirect radiative forcing, Journal of Climate, 25, 6461-6476.

Zhao, C., X. Liu, L. R. Leung, S. Hagos (2011), Radiative impact of mineral dust on monsoon precipitation variability over West Africa, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 1879-1893.

Gettelman, A., X. Liu, S. J. Ghan, H. Morrison, S. Park, and A. J. Conley (2010), Global simulations of ice nucleation and ice supersaturation with an improved cloud scheme in the Community Atmospheric Model, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D18216, doi:10.1029/2009JD013797.

DeMott, P. J., A. Prenni, X. Liu, et al. (2010), Predicting global atmospheric ice nuclei distributions and their impacts on climate, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 107, 11217-11222, doi:10.1073/pnas.0910818107.

X. Liu, J. E. Penner, S. J. Ghan, and M. Wang (2007), Inclusion of Ice Microphysics in the NCAR Community Atmospheric Model Version 3 (CAM3), Journal of Climate,20, 4526-4547.

X. Liu, J. E. Penner, and M. Herzog (2005), Global simulation of aerosol dynamics: Model description, evaluation, and interactions between sulfate and nonsulfate aerosols, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, No. D18, D18206, doi:10.1029/2004JD005674.

X. Liu and J. E. Penner (2005), Ice nucleation parameterization for global models, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 14, No.4, 499-514.

For Complete List of Journals

Selected Book Chapters and Tech Notes

Ghan, S. J., R. Wood, G. Feingold, H. Morrison, X. Liu, L. Riihimaki, “Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Cloud-Aerosol-Precipitation Interactions Science Plan”, DOE Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Program, April 2014.

Neale, R. B., C.-C. Chen, A. Gettelman, P. H. Lauritzen, S. Park, D. L. Williamson, A. J. Conley, R. Garcia, D. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, D. Marsh, M. Mills, A. K. Smith, S. Tilmes, F. Vitt, P. Cameron-Smith, W. D. Collins, M. J. Iacono, R. C. Easter, S. J. Ghan, X. Liu, P. J. Rasch, M. A. Taylor, , “Description of the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model (CAM 5.0)”, NCAR Technical Note, June 2010.

Rasch P., S. J. Ghan, X. Liu, C. Hannay, R. B. Neale, and M. Zhang, ,“Estimation of Earth System Model aerosol direct and indirect effects for IPCC AR5 historical 20th century transient simulations” , DOE BER CESD FY11 performance 3rd Quarter Metric metrics.

Liu, X., and S. J. Ghan, “Mixed-Phase Cloud Microphysics for Global Climate Models”, DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) 2007 Metrics, 1st quarter report

Invited Talks

Invited talk, in the session “Parameterizations of Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in Regional and Global Models”, American Meteorological Society (AMS) the 95th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, 5–8 January 2015.

Invited framing talk, DOE Atmospheric System Research Program, Cloud Lifecycle Working Group (CLWG)/Cloud Aerosol Precipitation Interaction (CAPI) Joint Ice Session, Bethesda, Maryland, 19 November, 2014.

Invited seminar, Center for Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, August 23, 2014.

Invited lecturer, Summer School on “Cloud, Aerosol, Radiation, and Precipitation and Climate Effects”, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, August 4-15, 2014

Invited seminar, North Carolina State University, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, April 21, 2014.

Invited talk at the International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences (ICCES), Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, December 20, 2013.

Invited talk, in the session “Parameterizations of Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in Regional and Global Models”, American Meteorological Society (AMS) the 95th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, 5–8 January 2015.

Invited talk, in the session “Aerosol-cloud-precipitation-climate Interactions and Climate Feedbacks: Observations and models”, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 10th Annual Meeting in Brisbane, Australia, 24 to 28 June 2013.

Invited seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, Environmental Science Division, April 24, 2013.

Invited seminars, University of British Columbia, Department of Chemistry, April 2-3, 2013.

Invited seminar, University of Wyoming, Department of Atmospheric Science, March 7, 2013.

Invited seminar, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, January 11, 2013.

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