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Curriculum Vitae:

Xiaosu Xie

Education
  • Bachelor in Fluid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (1987)
  • M. S. in Atmospheric Science, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Science, Beijing, China (1990)
  • Ph. D. in Atmospheric Science, Department of Meteorology, University of Hawaii (1995)

Research Interests
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction: apply satellite based and other data to study air-sea interaction from synoptic to decadal time scale.
  • Hydrological cycle: estimate major components of atmospheric hydrological balance over global oceans from satellite observation.
  • Ocean acidification: develop statistical algorithms to retrieve partial pressure of carbon dioxide, pH and total alkalinity from spacebased observations over global ocean; characterize and understand ocean acidification; Link ocean carbon and water cycles through surface salinity.

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1996-Present)
    • Scientist (1997-Present)
    • Research Associate (1996-1997)
  • University of Hawaii (Jan-Jun 1996)
  • Assistant researcher (1996)
  • Research Assistant (1990-1995)
  • Research Assistant, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Science (1987-1990)

Selected Publications
  1. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2017: Ocean surface wind and stress. Comprehensive Remote Sensing. S. Liang (ed). vol. 8, pp. 79-88. Oxford: Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10399-9
  2. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2017: Space observation of carbon dioxide partial pressure. IEEE J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Observ. Remote Sens., 10, 5472-5484.
  3. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2017: Pre-monsoon drought in India observed from space. J. Hydrometeor., 18, 683-692. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0014.1
  4. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2014: Sea surface wind/stress vector. Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing. E. Njoku (ed.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 759-767. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_327232.
  5. Liu, W.T. and X. Xie, 2014: Ocean-atmosphere water flux and evaporation, Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing. E. Njoku (ed.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 480-489. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_327186.
  6. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2014: Ocean-atmosphere Coupling Over Mid-latitude Ocean Fronts Observed from Space. Proc. Eumetsat Conf., Geneva. 9pp.
  7. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2014: Ocean surface carbon dioxide fugacity observed from space. JPL Publication 14-15.
  8. Liu, W. T., X. Xie, and K. B. Katsaros, 2012: Oceanic origin of the precipitation jump in the Sahel. Remote Sensing Envir., 123, 593-599.
  9. Liu, W.T., and X. Xie, 2012: Offshore strong wind for electric power generation. Wind Energy Conversion System: Technology and Trend, Chapter 15, 367-383, doi: 10.1007/978-1-4471-2201-2_15 S.M. Muyeen, Eds., Springer-Verlag.
  10. Waliser, D. E., B. J. Tian, M. J. Schwartz, X. Xie, W. T. Liu, and E. J. Fetzer, 2009: How well can satellite data characterize the Water Cycle of the Madden-Julian Oscillation?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L21803, doi:10.1029/2009GL040005.
  11. Liu,W.T., W. Tang, X. Xie, 2008: Wind power distribution over the ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L13808, doi:10.1029/2008GL034172.
  12. Liu, W.T. and X. Xie, 2008: Ocean-atmosphere momentum coupling in the Kuroshio Extension observed from space. J. Oceanogr., 64, 631-637.
  13. Liu, W.T., X. Xie, and W. Tang, 2008: Energy and water cycles observed by Advanced Scanning Microwave Radiometer. Report to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, In press.
  14. Liu, W.T. and X. Xie, 2008: Latent heat flux and ocean-atmosphere water exchanges. Flux News, 5, 19-21, CLIVAR International Project Office, Southhampton, United Kingdom.
  15. Xie, X., W. T. Liu, and B. Tang: 2008: Spacebased estimation of moisture transport in marine atmosphere using support vector machine. Remote Sensing Envir., 112,1846-1855.
  16. Liu, W.T., W. Tang, X. Xie, R.Navalgund ,and K.Xu, 2008: Power density of ocean surface wind-stress from International Scatterometer Tandem Missions. Int. J. Remote Sens., 29(21), 6109-6116.
  17. Liu, W. T., and X. Xie, 2007: Winds over ocean. Glimpses of a Changing World: Views of Planet Earth from Space, M. D. King, C. L. Parkinson, K. C. Partington, and R. G. Williams, Eds., Cambridge University Press, 168-171.
  18. Liu, W. T., W. Tang, and X. Xie, 2004: Long-term Variability of Ocean Surface Winds. CLIVAR workshop, Hawaii, 2004.
  19. Liu, W.T., X. Xie, 2002: Double intertropical convergence zones - A new look using scatterometer. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(22), 2072, doi:10.1029/2002GL015431.
  20. Xie, X., and W. T. Liu, 2002: Annual and interannual variability of the long Hawaiian wake. To be submitted.
  21. Liu, W.T., X. Xie, W. Tang, and S.V. Nghiem, 2002: Wind changes over the western Pacific. East Asia and Western Pacific Meteorology and Climate. Vol. 1, 27-37, World Scientific Co., London.
  22. Liu, W.T., X. Xie, 2001: Improvement in spacebased scatterometers and increased scientific impact in the past decade, Proc. Ocean 2001, V. 1, 626-630, Marine Tech. Soc.
  23. Liu, W.T., X. Xie, W. Tang, and H. Hu, 2001: Spacebased ocean surface wind vectors. Proc. Atlantic CLIVAR. In press.
  24. Liu, W.T., H. Hu, W. Tang, and X. Xie, 2001: Continuous strife for better coverage and more details in ocean surface winds measurements  from Midori and ADEOS-2 to GCOM. Proc of IGRASS 2001, (in CD).
  25. Xie, X. and W. T. Liu, 2001: Intraseasonal, annual and interannual variabilities of East Asian revealed by spacebased observations. Proc. of 11th Conference on interaction of the sea and atmosphere. 194-197.
  26. Liu, W.T., X. Xie, W. Tang, and H. Hu, 2001: Spacebased ocean surface wind vectors. Proc. U.S. CLIVER Atlantic Conf., 6-8, U.S. CLIVER office, Washington, D.C.
  27. Liu, W. T., X. Xie, P. S. Polito, S.-P. Xie, and H. Hashizume 2000: Atmospheric manifestation of tropical instability waves observed by QuikSCAT and Tropical Rain Measuring Mission. Geophys. Res. Lett. 27, 2534-2548.
  28. Liu, W.T. and X. Xie, 2000: Oceanic and atmospheric propagation of tropical instability waves. Proc. PORSEC 2000, 1, 100-103.
  29. Nghiem, S.V., W.T. Liu, W.Y. Tsai, and X. Xie, 2000: Flood mapping over the Asian continent during the 1999 summer monsoon season. Proc. IGARSS, IEEE, 2027-2028.
  30. Liu, W. T., and X. Xie, 1999: Spacebased observations of the seasonal changes of South Asian monsoons and oceanic responses. Geophys. Res. Lett., 10, 1473-1476.
  31. Liu, W. T., H. Hu, and X. Xie, 1999: Teleconnection of the 1997 El Nino observed by spacebased sensors and the decadal anomalies in the northeast Pacific. Tenth Symp. Global Changes Studies, 338-341, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Dallas.
  32. Liu, W.T., H. Hu, and X.S. Xie, 1998: Multisensor studies on monsoon and greenhouse warming. Proc. PORSEC '98 Qingdao, Remote Sensing Institute, Qingdao, China, Vol. 2, 899-901.
  33. Liu, W. T., and X. Xie, 1998: Interannual to decadal variabilities in the Pacific basin in an ocean general circulation model. Ninth symposium on global change studies, 11-16 January 1998, Phoenix, Arizona, 130-134.
  34. Liu, W. T., W. Tang, and X. Xie, 1998: Asian monsoons observed by the scatterometers and complementary spacebased sensors. Ninth Conf. on Interaction of the Sea and Atmos., 11-16 January 1998, Phoenix, Arizona, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 36-39.
  35. Wang, B., and X. Xie, 1998: Coupled modes of the warm pool system. Part I: The role of air-sea interaction in maintaining Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Climate, 8, 2116-2135.
  36. Xie, X., B. Wang, and W. T. Liu, 1998: Coupled modes of the warm pool system. Part II: The role of wind-evaporation feedback on interannual mode. To be submitted to J. Climate.
  37. Liu, W. T., X. Xie, and W. Tang, 1997: Recent anomalous Pacific warming. Proceeding of the NASA Scatterometer Science Symposium, 10-14 November 1997, Maui, Hawaii, 6-8.
  38. Wang, B., and X. Xie, 1997: A model for the boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation. J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 1, 72-86.
  39. Wang, B., and X. Xie, 1996: Low frequency equatorial waves in vertically sheared zonal flow: Part I: Stable waves. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 449-467.
  40. Xie, X., and B. Wang, 1996: Low frequency equatorial waves in vertically sheared zonal flow: Part II: Unstable waves. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 3589-3605.
  41. Xie, X., 1995: Impacts of the mean flow on low-frequency equatorial waves and the tropical atmospheric response to stationary heating. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Hawaii.
  42. Jiang D.-Y., M. Yang, Y. Liu, and X. Xie, 1993: Numerical simulation of global climate change on monthly, seasonal, half-yearly, and interannual time scales. Research on Atmospheric Science, Nanjing University press, 212-221.
  43. Xie, X., 1990: An atmospheric circulation model for short-term climate: Numerical experiments of initial and boundary conditions. Master thesis, Institute of Climate, Academy of Meteorological Science, China.
  44. Jiang, D.-Y., M. Yang, Y. Liu, and X. Xie, 1990: A numerical simulation of short-term climate. Symposium of national meeting on reducing disaster, Chinese Science and Technology Press, 150-159.
  45. Jiang, D.-Y., M. Yang, X. Di, and X. Xie, 1990: Air-sea interaction studies by use of AGCM and COAGCM. The First Soviet-Chinese Symposium on Oceanography, Vladivostok, Soviet.
  46. Jiang, D.-Y., M. Yang, X. Di, and X. Xie, 1990: Dynamical predictability on monthly and seasonal time scales. International TOGA Scientific Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  47. Jiang, D.-Y., M. Yang, Y. Liu, and X. Xie, 1990: Numerical simulation of climate changes on monthly, seasonal, half-yearly, and interannual time scales. Beijing International Symposium of Climate Change, China.

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