Xingang Fan

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1.   Journals

1)   Fan, X, Z. Ma, Q. Yang, Y. Han, R. Mahmood, and Z. Zheng, 2014: Land use/land cover changes and regional climate over the Loess Plateau during 2001-2009. Part I: Observational evidence.  Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-014-1069-4. [Full text]

2)   Fan, X, Z. Ma, Q. Yang, Y. Han, and R. Mahmood, 2014: Land use/land cover changes and regional climate over the Loess Plateau during 2001-2009. Part II: Interrelationship from observations.  Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-014-1068-5. [Full text]

3)   Fan, X, J. R. Krieger, J. Zhang, and X. Zhang, 2013: Assimilating QuikSCAT ocean surface winds with the Weather Research and Forecasting model for surface wind-filed simulation over the Chukchi/Beaufort Seas. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, DOI 10.1007/s10546-013-9805-2.[Full Text]

4)   Luo, Y., X. Feng, P. Houser, V. Anantharaj, X. Fan, G. De Lannoy, X. Zhan, and L. Dabbiru, 2013: Potential soil moisture products from the Aquarius radiometer and scatterometer using an observing system simulation experiment. Geoscientific Instrumentation Methods and Data Systems, 2, 113-120, doi: 10.5194/gi-2-113-2013. [Full Text Open Access]

5)   Chen, L, Z. Ma, and X. Fan, 2012: A comparative study of two land surface schemes in WRF model over eastern China. J. Tropical Meteorology, Vol. 18, No. 4, 445-456. [Full Text]

6)   Fan, X., 2009: Impacts of soil heating condition on precipitation simulations in the Weather Research and Forecasting model. Mon. Wea. Rev., Vol. 137 No. 7, 2263-2285. [Full text]

7)   Fan, X., J. E. Walsh, and J. R. Krieger, 2008: A one year experimental Arctic reanalysis and comparisons with ERA-40 and NCEP/NCAR reanalyses, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L19811, doi:10.1029/2008GL035110. [Full text]

8)   Fan, X. and J. S. Tilley, 2005: Dynamic assimilation of MODIS-retrieved humidity profiles within a regional model for high latitude forecast applications. Mon. Wea. Rev., Vol. 133, No. 12, 3450-3480. [Full text]

9)   Fan, X., J.F. Chou, B.R. Guo, and M.D. Shulski, 2004: A coupled simple climate model and its global analysis. Theor. Appl. Climatol., Vol. 79, No. 1-2, 31-43. [Full Text]

10)   Gao, Z., X. Fan, and L. Bian, 2003: Analytical solution to one-dimensional thermal conduction-convection in soil. Soil Science, Vol. 168, No.2, 99-107.    [Full Text]

11)   Xingang Fan, Jifan Chou, 1999: The role of initial information in climate prediction. Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Science, Vol. 23, No.1, 104-110.    [Abstract]

12)   Xingang Fan, Jifan Chou, 1999: Methods and experiments of numerical prediction raised as inverse problem: I. Three kinds of inverse problems and numerical solutions, SCIENTIA ATMOSPHERICA SINICA, Vol. 23.

13)   Xingang Fan, 1999: A global study on ensemble prediction, ACTA METEOROLOGICA SINICA, Vol. 57, 74-83.    [Abstract]

14)   Xingang Fan, Jifan Chou, 1999: The role of initial information in climate prediction, SCIENTIA ATMOSPHERICA SINICA, Vol. 23, 71-76.

15)   Xingang Fan, Hongliang Zhang, Jifan Chou, 1999: Global study on climate predictability, ACTA METEOROLOGICA SINICA, Vol. 57, 190-197.    [Abstract]

16)   Hongliang Zhang, Xingang Fan, Ming Xu, and Jifan Chou, 1998: Application of a global analysis method to a simplified climate model, Theor. Appl. Climatol., Vol. 61, 103-111.    [Abstract]

17)  Xingang Fan, Jifan Chou, 1997: Hierarchy and value forecasting methods based upon probability distribution, Journal of Nanjing University, Vol. 33, Special Issue. (in Chinese)

18)  Xingang Fan, Maocang Tang, 1996: Structural feature of soil temperature and precipitation and soil heat flux fields of strong earthquakes, Chinese Journal of Geophysics , Vol. 39, No. 2, 247-260.    [Abstract] [Full Text]

19) Xingang Fan, 1995: Teleconnection on summer precipitation and winter air temperature in north-west china and sea surface temperature in eastern tropical pacific ocean, Studies on Climate Change and Interrelated Problems in West China, Lanzhou University Press, 149-155.

20) Xingang Fan, Maocang Tang, 1994: A preliminary study on structural feature of soil temperature and precipitation and soil heat flux fields of strong earthquakes, ACTA GEOPHYSICA SINICA, Vol. 37, supplementary issue, 192-203.

21) Xingang Fan, 1993: A preliminary analysis of relationship between torrential rain and underlying heat field in mid- and lower-reaches of Yangtze River, Plateau Meteorology, Vol. 12, No. 3, 322-327.

22) Xingang Fan, Maocang Tang, 1994: A preliminary study on conductive and convective soil heat flux, Plateau Meteorology, Vol. 13, No. 1, 14-19.    [Abstract]    [Full Text]

2.   Monograph

1)   Bingrong Guo, Jianmin Jiang, Xingang Fan, Hongliang Zhang, Jifan Chou, 1996: The nonlinear characteristics and prediction theory of climate system, Meteorological Press, Beijing, pp254.

3.   Meeting Presentations

1)         Schisler, L., J. Young, X. Fan, and R. Mahmood, 2012: Modeling urban impacts on regional weather of central U.S. 2012 Land Use and Land Cover NSF REU Research Symposium, August 8, 2012, WKU, Bowling Green, KY.

2)         Crosby, M. K.*, Z. Fan, X. Fan, T. D. Leininger, and M. A. Spetich, 2012: Predicting forest mortality trends using climate and FIA data at multiple scales. Forest Inventory Analysis Symposium. December 4-6, 2012. Baltimore, MD.

3)         Crosby, M. K.*, Z. Fan, M. A. Spetich, T. D. Leininger, and X. Fan, 2012: Relationship between crown dieback and drought in the southeastern United States. Forest Inventory Analysis Symposium. December 4-6, 2012. Baltimore, MD.

4)         Crosby, M. K.*, Z. Fan, W. K. Moser, M. A. Spetich, T. D. Leininger, and X. Fan, 2012: Assessing crown dieback in the Ozark Highlands using FIA and remotely sensed data. 2012 Forest health Monitoring Working Group Meeting. April 16-19. Tucson, AZ.

5)          Crosby, M. K.*, Z. Fan, M. A. Spetich, T. D. Leininger, and X. Fan, 2012: Crown dieback trends across the southeastern United States. 2012 Forest Health Monitoring Working Group Meeting. April 16-19, 2012. Tucson, AZ.

6)         Sui, Z.*, Z. Fan, and X. Fan, 2012: Changing importance of longleaf pine and loblolly pine in the South over past 40 years and its association with climate. 2012 Forest Health Monitoring Working Group Meeting. April 16-19, 2012. Tucson, AZ.

7)          Dallas, P.*, and X. Fan, 2012: Characteristics of Karst areas on precipitation amounts. The 42nd Annual WKU Student Research Conference. March 24, 2012, Bowling Green, KY.

8)        Fan, X., L. Chen, Z. Ma, G. Russell, and Z. Fan, 2012: Drought and wetness conditions in USA from a high-resolution downscaled climate. 92nd AMS Annual Meeting, American Meteorological Society. January 23-27, 2012, New Orleans, LA.

9)         Crosby, M. K.*, Z. Fan, M. A. Spetich, T. D. Leininger, and X. Fan, 2011: Remote sensing of forest health indicators for assessing change in forest health. 8th Southern Forestry and Natural Resources Management GIS Conference. December 11-13, 2011, Athens, GA. (Won best student paper award)

10)       Sui, Z.*, Z. Fan, and X. Fan, 2011: A simulation study of forest dynamics under multiple harvest regimes and wind disturbance in Southern Mississippi. The 8th Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference. December 11-13, 2011. Athens, GA.

11)       Sui, Z.*, Z. Fan, and X. Fan, 2011: A simulation study of forest dynamics under different forest management regimes along the Gulf of Mexico region. 8th North American Forest Ecology Workshop, June 19-23, 2011. Roanoke, VA.

12)      Fan, X., G. Russell, L. Chen, and Z. Fan, 2011: A high-resolution (10-km) downscaled regional climate from NASA GISS AOM model for the southeastern United States. WCRP Open Science Conference. October 24-28, 2011. Denver, CO.

13)     Fan, X., L. Chen, and Z. Ma, 2010: Comparison of Grid Nudging and Spectral Nudging Techniques for Dynamical Climate Downscaling within the WRF Model. Abstract A21G-0182 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Fracisco, CA, 13-17, Dec., 2010.

14)     Chen L., X. Fan, and Z. Ma, 2010: Approaches for assessing downscaled climate. Abstract A21G-0181 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Fracisco, CA, 13-17, Dec., 2010.

15)     Chen L., X. Fan, 2010: Assessment of the Dynamical Downscaling Technique Using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model. 2010 Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY, 12-13, Nov., 2010.

16)     McCann, Sarah C., and X. Fan, 2010: Bias correction for ERA-40 soil temperature data. 2010 Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY, 12-13, Nov., 2010.

17)     Fan, X., Z. Fan, and V. G. Anantharaj, 2010: Climate downscaling for regional ecosystem modeling. 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, 90th Annual Meeting of American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010. Paper 10B.4, Abstract #165247.

18)     Fan, X., 2009: Sustainable Management of Coastal Forest Ecosystems under a Changing Climate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. NASA Applied Science Gulf Workshop, December 8-10, New Orleans, LA.

19)     Fan, X. (2009), Heating from Below: Impacts on Weather and Climate Prediction, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(22), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract GC23B-06.

20)      Masutani, M., R. Errico,  T. W.  Schlatter, J. S.  Woollen, Y. Xie, T. Zhu,  N. Prive, R. Yang, L. P. Riishojgaard,  A. Stoffelen, G.-J. Marseille, E. Andersson, F. Weng,  T. J. Kleespies, O. Reale, G. D. Emmitt, S. Greco, S. A. Wood, C. Hill, V. Anantharaj, P. Fitzpatrick, X. Fan, H. Pryor, E. Salmon, H.- C.  Liu, M. Sienkiewicz, A. da Silva, H. Sun, Y. Song, M. Govett, Z. Pu, L. Cucurull, S. J.  Lord, D. Devenyi, D. L. Birkenheueri, T. Jung, A. Thompkins, D. Groff, D. Kleist, R. Treadon, K. Fielding, W. Lahoz, E. Brin,   Z. Toth, Y. Sato, M. Hu, S. Weygandt, M. J. McGill,   T. Miyosh, T. Enomoto, M. Watanabe, H. Koyama, Y. Rochen, M. Seablom, B. I. Hauss, R. Burn, G. Higgins, R. Atlas, S. Koch, H. Wang, Y. Chen, X.-Y. Huang, 2009: Expanding collaboration in Joint OSSEs. 13th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), 89th Amer. Met. Soc. Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 10-16, 2009.

21)      Hill, C. M., P. Fitzpatrick, X. Fan, V. Anantharaj, M. Masutani, L. P. Riishojgaard, and Y. Li, 2009: An observing system simulation experiment to evaluate CrIS/ATMS observations in modeling a mesoscale weather event. 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems – NPOESS and GOES-R. 89th Amer. Met. Soc. Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, January 10-16, 2009.

22)      Luo, Y., P. R. Houser, V. Anantharaj, X. Fan, G. J. De Lannoy, L. Dabbiru, A. C. Turlapaty, and J. Aanstoos, 2008: Potential L-band Aquarius radiometer and scatterometer soil moisture products from an observing system simulation experiment. Eos Trans, AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract 3059 (H23F-1034).

23)     Klene, A.E., M.D. Shulski, J. Zhang, X. Fan, J.R. Krieger, and D. Morton, 2008: Studying winds on the north slope of Alaska. 104th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, April 15-19, 2008.

24)    Zhang, J., J. Krieger, M. Shulski, X. Fan, U. Bhatt, D. Atkinson, X. Zhang, D. Morton, and A. E. Klene, 2008: Beaufort Sea coastal wind regime study from observations and model simulations. 2008 Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, AK, January 20-23, 2008.

25)   Fan, X., J. Zhang, J. Krieger, D. Morton, M. Shulski, A. Klene, and X. Zhang, 2007: Assimilating QuikSCAT SeaWinds with WRF Model for High Latitude Sea Breeze Simulation. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 10-14, 2007.

26)    Shulski, M. D., A. E. Klene, J. Zhang, X. Fan, J.R. Krieger, and D. Morton, 2007: The influence of sea ice on the wind regime of the Beaufort Sea coast. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 10-14, 2007.

27)   D. Morton, J. Krieger, X. Fan, M. Shulski, J. Zhang, and A. Klene: 2007: A Study of the Effects of Data Assimilation on Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling in the Beaufort Sea Region. Seventh Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, San Diego, California, 10-13 September 2007.

28)     Krieger, J. R., J. Zhang, X. Fan, M. D. Shulski, D. J. Morton, and A. E. Klene, 2007: Modeling the Beaufort Sea coastal wind regime using WRF. Ninth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Amer. Met. Soc., St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada, May 28 – June 1, 2007.

29)     Klene, A. E., D. J. Morton, J. Zhang, X. Fan, J. R. Krieger, and M. D. Shulski, 2007: Initial evaluation of real-time weather forecasts for the Beaufort Sea Region, Alaska. 103rd Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, April 17-21, 2007.

30)   Fan, X., J. R. Krieger, D. J. Morton, J. Zhang, M. D. Shulski, and A. E. Klenne, 2007: Simulating Beaufort Sea coastal wind events using MM5 and WRF.  Great Alaska Weather Modeling Symposium, Fairbanks, Alaska, March 13-15, 2007.

31)  Fan, X., J. E. Walsh, and J. R. Krieger, 2007: A one-year experimental Arctic reanalysis and comparisons with ERA-40 and NCEP/NCAR reanalyses. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Global Climate: Connections to Arctic (GCCA-7), Fairbanks, Alaska, February 19-20, 2007, p37-40.

32)  Fan, X., D. Yang, J.E. Walsh, and J.R. Krieger, 2006: Cloud cover and surface air temperature correlations over the northern high latitudes. 2006 Arctic Science Conference, Arctic Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), October 2-4, Fairbanks, AK. P24.

33)   Fan, X., J. E. Walsh, J. R. Krieger, and J. S. Tilley, 2006: Experimental Cases of an Arctic System Reanalysis. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA, 28 January – 2 February 2006, P2.5.

34)   Fan, X., J. R. Krieger, and J. E. Walsh, 2005: Simulation Study of an Arctic Extreme Cyclone with 3DVAR Assimilation. Eos Trans, AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A33D-0943.

35)     Fan, X. and J. S. Tilley, 2005: Dynamic assimilation of satellite-retrieved humidity profiles in MM5.  The International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS) 2005 Meeting, Beijing, 2-11 August 2005.

36)  Fan, X., J. E. Walsh, and J. S. Tilley, 2005a: Simulation of an Arctic extreme rain event using MM5/3DVAR at different horizontal resolutions. Preprints, Eighth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, San Diego, CA, 9-13 January 2005, P3.19. Available on CD-ROM from Amer. Met. Soc.

37)     Fan, X., J.R. Krieger, X. Meng, R.W. Smith, and J.E. Walsh, 2005. Assimilation of MODIS retrievals with the MM5/3DVAR system in an Arctic extreme rain event, preprints, Eighth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, San Diego, CA, 9-13 January 2005, P3.20, available on CD-ROM from Amer. Met. Soc.

38)     Tilley, J.S., X. Fan, and J.E. Walsh, 2005. Application of a mesoscale 3DVAR system at high latitudes as a step towards Arctic reanalysis, preprints, Eighth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, San Diego, CA, 9-13 January 2005, JP2.11, available on CD-ROM from Amer. Met. Soc.

39)  Fan, X., J.S. Tilley, and J. Walsh, 2004: Application of MM5/3DVAR at high-latitudes: Resolution sensitivity. The First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, June 22-25, 2004.

40)  Fan, X. and J. S. Tilley, 2003: Tests of a satellite-based cloud initialization scheme for high-latitude application in MM5. 7th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography and Joint Symposium on High-Latitude Climate Variations, AMS, May 12-16, 2003, Hyannis, MA.

41)    Fan, X. and J. S. Tilley, 2002: The impact of assimilating satellite derived humidity on MM5 forecast. 19th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Aug. 12-16, 2002, San Antonio, TX.

42)   Fan, X. and J. S. Tilley, 2001: Application of the Bratseth scheme for high latitude intermittent data assimilation using the PSU/NCAR MM5 mesoscale model. 18th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and the 14th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Jul. 30 - Aug. 2, 2001, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

43)   Tilley, J. S. and X. Fan, 2001: Revisiting the utility of Newtonian nudging for four dimensional data assimilation in high latitude mesoscale forecasts. 18th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and the 14th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Jul. 30 - Aug. 2, 2001, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

44)  Fan, X. and J.-F. Chou, 1997: Applying cell-to-cell mapping method to globally analyzing climate predictability, the preprint volume of the 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 19-23 May 1997, Ft. Collins, Colorado, by the AMS, Boston, Massachusetts, 350-351.

4.   Translations

1)   Thomas R. Karl, (translated by Xingang Fan from Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 74(6), 1007-1022, 1993) 1996: A new perspective on recent global warming: asymmetric trends of daily maximum and minimum temperature, Atmospheric Information, Vol. 16, No.4,1-16.

2)   Firor, John, (translated by Xingang Fan from U. S. National Report to International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 1991-1994) 1996: Climate change: does it matter? Atmospheric Information, Vol. 16, No.1, 15-24.

3)   T.N. Palmer, (translated by Xingang Fan from Weather, 48(10), 314-326, 1993) 1994: A nonlinear dynamical perspective on climate change, Atmospheric Information, Vol. 14, No.2, 13-22.

5.   Technical Reports/Manuals

1)   Fan, X., J. R. Krieger, X. Meng, and J. Ke, 2004: Assimilation of MODIS products in an Arctic MM5/3DVAR system. pp 8. --- UPOS product.

2)   Fan, X. and J.S. Tilley, 2003: MM5 "Hot Start" with Cloud Initialization Using MODIS Data. pp 221. --- UPOS product.

3)   Fan, X. and J.S. Tilley 2002: USER'S MANUAL, Intermittent data assimilation with Bratseth analysis scheme (IDA/B) --- UPOS product.

4)   Fan, X. and J.S. Tilley 2002: USER'S MANUAL, OBS_NUDG --- Observation nudging with MM5 --- UPOS product.

5)   Fan, X. and J.S. Tilley 2002: USER'S MANUAL, Assimilating AVHRR data into MM5 via Newtonian Nudging --- UPOS product.

6.   Dissertaions

1)  Fan, X., 1996:  Global Study on Predictability and Forecast Method of Non-linear Climate System. Lanzhou University, China.

2)  Fan, X., 1992: The Structural Feature of Soil Temperature, Precipitation, and Soil Heat Flux of Six Strong Earthquakes. Lanzhou Institute of Plateau Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Acadmy of Sciences.

3)  Fan, X., 1989: Teleconnection on summer precipitationi and winter air temperature in north-west China and sea surface temperature in eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. Lanzhou University, China.

 

 

 

 
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