Publications

  • Xu, Min, Xin-Zhong Liang, Wei Gao, 2011. Regional Climatic Effects of Crop Growth modeled by Coupled CWRF-CROP System, Abstract B1B-0480, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 5-9 December. (download)
  • Zhang, Feng, Xin-Zhong Liang, and Shenjian Su, 2011: Cloud-Aerosol-Radiation Ensemble Modeling System, Abstract A15-0321, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 5-9 December. (download)
  • Qiao, Fengxue and Xin-Zhong Liang, 2011. Effects of Cumulus Parameterization on U.S. Midwest Summer Precipitation Prediction by CWRF, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 5-9 December. (download)
  • Liang, Xin-Zhong, Ligang Chen, Shenjian Su and Julian X.L. Wang, 2011. CWRF Downscaling to Improve U.S. Seasonal-Interannual Climate Prediction, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 5-9 December. (download)
  • Shuyan Liu and Xin-Zhong Liang, 2011. Effects of Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterizations on CWRF Regional Climate Simulation, Abstract A41A-0041, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 5-9 December. (download)
  • Choi, H. I., X.-Z. Liang, and P. Kumar (2011), A conjunctive surface-subsurface flow representation for mesoscale land surface models, Water Resour. Res. (submitted)
  • Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, W. Gao, K.R. Reddy, K.E. Kunkel, D.L. Schmoldt, and A.N. Samel, 2011a: Development of a distributed cotton growth model and its parameter determination over the United States. Agronomy Journal (submitted).
  • Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, W. Gao, K.R. Reddy, K.E. Kunkel, and D.L. Schmoldt, 2011b: Physical modeling of U.S. cotton yields and climate stresses during 1979-2005. Agronomy Journal (submitted).
  • Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, X. Yuan, T. Ling, H.I. Choi, F. Zhang, L. Chen, S. Liu, S. Su, F. Qiao, J.X.L. Wang, K.E. Kunkel, W. Gao, E. Joseph, V. Morris, T.-W. Yu, J. Dudhia, and J. Michalakes, 2011c: Climate-Weather Research and Forecasting Model (CWRF). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.
  • Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, T. Ling, J.X.L. Wang, and Y. Noh, 2011d: A multilevel mixed-layer ocean model resolving the SST diurnal cycle. J. Oceanography (in preparation)
  • Liang, X.-Z., X. Yuan, Y. Dai, H. Choi, and P. Kumar, 2011e: Development of CWRF for regional weather and clima\
    te prediction: Conjunctive surface-subsurface process model and comparison with other land surface models. J. Climate (in preparation).
  • Ling, T.-J..X.-Z. Liang, M. Xu, Z. Wang, and B. Wang, 2011: A multilevel ocean mixed-layer model for 2-dimension applications. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2011,33(03):1-10.
  • Yuan, X., and X.-Z. Liang, 2011: Evaluation of a Conjunctive Surface-Subsurface Process model (CCSP) over the United States. J. Hydrometeorology (in press) .
  • Choi, Hyun I., Xin-Zhong Liang, 2010: Improved Terrestrial Hydrologic Representation in Mesoscale Land Surface Models. J. Hydrometeor, 11, 797-809. doi: 10.1175/2010JHM1221.1
  • Wang, X., X.-Z. Liang, W. Jiang, Z. Tao, J.X.L. Wang, H. Liu, Z. Han, S. Liu, Y. Zhang, G.A. Grell, and S.E. Peckham, 2010: WRF-Chem simulation of East Asian air quality: Sensitivity to temporal and vertical emissions distributions. Atmos. Environ., 44, 660-669, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.11.011.
  • Liu, S., W. Gao, M. Xu, X. Wang, and X.-Z. Liang, 2009: Regional climate model simulation of China summer precipitation using an optimal ensemble of cumulus parameterization schemes. Frontiers of Earth Science in China, 3(2), 248-257, DOI 10.1007/s11707-009-0022-8.
  • Xu, M., X.-Z. Liang, and W. Gao, 2009: Implementation of DSSAT CERES-Maize model into CWRF and preliminary standalone evaluation. Poster Presentation No. H41G-0991 at the American Geophysical Union 2009 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18.
  • Zeng, M.-J., W.-S. Lu, X.-Z. Liang, and X.-L. Wang, 2008: Ensemble forecast experiment on precipitation in summer by CWRF numeric model. PlateauMeteorology, 27 (6), 1-11.
  • Choi, H. I., P. Kumar, and X.-Z. Liang, 2007: Three-dimensional volume-averaged soil moisture transport model with a scalable parameterization of subgrid topographic variability. Water Resour. Res., 43, W04414, doi:10.1029/2006WR005134, 15pp.
  • Choi, H.I., 2006: 3-D volume averaged soil-moisture transport model: A scalable scheme for representing subgrid topographic control in land-atmosphere interactions. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 189 pp.
  • Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, H.I Choi, K.E. Kunkel, L. Rontu, J.-F. Geleyn, M.D. Mü E. Joseph, and, J.X.L. Wang, 2006: Development of the regional Climate-Weather Research and Forecasting model (CWRF): Treatment of subgrid topography effects. In Proceedings of the 7th Annual WRF User.s Workshop, Boulder, CO, June 19-22, 5 pp.
  • Xu, M., X.-Z. Liang, W. Gao, J. Slusser, and K. Kunkel, 2006: Validation of the TUV module in CWRF using USDA-UVB network observations. In Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability III. W. Gao and S.L. Ustin (Eds.), Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 6298, 62980N, doi: 10.1117/12.680122, 8 pp.
  • Xu, M., X.-Z. Liang, W. Gao, K. R. Reddy, J. Slusser, and K. E. Kunkel, 2005: Preliminary results of the coupled CWRF-GOSSYM system. In Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability II. W. Gao and D. Shaw (Eds.), Proc. SPIE 5884, 588409, doi: 10.1117/12.621017, 7 pp.
  • Liang, X.-Z., H. Choi, K.E. Kunkel, Y. Dai, E. Joseph, J.X.L. Wang, and P. Kumar, 2005a: Development of the regional climate-weather research and forecasting model (CWRF): Surface boundary conditions. Illinois State Water Survey Scientific Research, ISWS SR 2005-01, 32 pp. (http://www.sws.uiuc.edu/pubs/pubdetail.asp? CallNumber=ISWS+SR+2005%2D01).
  • Liang, X.-Z., H. Choi, K.E. Kunkel, Y. Dai, E. Joseph, J.X.L. Wang, and P. Kumar, 2005b: Surface boundary conditions for mesoscale regional climate models. Earth Interactions, 9, 1-28.
  • Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, W. Gao, K.E. Kunkel, J. Slusser, Y. Dai, and Q. Min, 2004: New land surface albedo parameterization based on MODIS data: A preliminary result. In Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability. W. Gao and D. Shaw (Eds.), Vol. 5544, SPIE Press (Bellingham, WA) pp. 55-60.
  • Liang, X.-Z., J. Pan, K.E. Kunkel, J.X.L. Wang, E.C. Hunke, and W.H. Lipscomb, 2004c: Coupling the CWRF with the CICE for Arctic climate applications. In Proceedings of 5th WRF/14th MM5 User.s Workshop, Boulder, CO, June 22-25, pp. 215-220.
  • Liang, X.-Z., K.E. Kunkel, R. Wilhelmson, J. Dudhia, and J.X.L. Wang, 2002: The WRF simulation of the 1993 central U.S. heavy rain: Sensitivity to cloud microphysics representation. In Proceedings of the 82nd AMS Annual Meeting: 16th Conference on Hydrology, Orland, FL, January 13-17, pp. 123-126.