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Publications - Xubin Zeng

Major Advisory Reports
# Authors Year Title:
1 Robinson, D.A., D.C. Bader, D. M. Burgress, K.E. Eis, S.J. Graves, E.G. Hildner III, K.E. Kunkel, M.A. Parsons, M.K. Ramanurthy, D.K. Smith, J.R. Townshend, P.D. Try, S.J. Worley, and X. Zeng 2006 NRC Report on Preliminary Principles and Guidelines for Archiving Environmental and Geospatial Data at NOAA: Interim Report. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 25 pp. 
2 Robinson, D.A., D.C. Bader, D. M. Burgress, K.E. Eis, S.J. Graves, E.G. Hildner III, K.E. Kunkel, M.A. Parsons, M.K. Ramanurthy, D.K. Smith, J.R. Townshend, P.D. Try, S.J. Worley, and X. Zeng 2007 NRC Report on Principles and Guidelines for Archiving Environmental and Geospatial Data at NOAA. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 116 pp.  
3 Asner, G., S. Ackerman, T. Busalacchi, J. Campbell, M. Chen, D. Hartman, T. Herring, I. Joughin, M. Prather, W. Rossow, A. Tabazadeh, and X. Zeng 2007 Final Report of the 2007 NASA Earth Science Senior Review (36 pages, submitted to the NASA Earth Science Division).  
4 Dabberdt, W.F., R. Carbone, S.S. Chen, G. Borfes, E.Foufoula-Georgiou, R. Morss, J.T. Snow, and X. Zeng 2010 NRC Report on When Weather Matters: Science and Service to Meet Critical Societal Needs. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 146 pp.  
5 Snow, J.T., X. Zeng, P. Klein, S.E. Sarnat, J.M. Shepherd, and E.M. Stanley, 2012 NRC Report on Urban Meteorology: Forecasting, Monitoring, and Meeting Users' Needs. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 190 pp.  
6 Smith, R.B., R.E. Carbone, and X. Zeng, 2013 Final Report of The Lower Atmospheric Observing Facilities Workshop - Meeting the Challenges of Climate System Science (on 18-19 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado, USA), 11 June 2013. 44 pp (submitted to NSF AGS).  

Book Chapters, Tech Notes, and Book Reviews
# Authors Year Title:
1 Pielke, R.A., J.L. Eastman, L.D. Grasso,J.B. Knowles, M.E. Nicholls, R.L. Walko, and X. Zeng 1995 Atmospheric Vortices. Fluid Vortices, Ed. S.I. Green,
Kluwer Academic Publishing, 617-650 (invited). 
2 Pielke, R.A., J. Baron, T. Chase, J. Copeland, T.G.F. Kittel, T.J. Lee, R. Walko, and X. Zeng 1996 Use of mesoscale models for simulation of seasonal weather and climate change for the Rocky Mountain States. Chapter 19 of GIS and Environmental Modeling: Progress and Research Issues, Ed., M.F. Goodchild,GIS World, 99-103. 
3 Pielke, R., M.E. Nicholls, R.L. Walko, T.A. Nygaard, and X. Zeng 1997 Several unresolved issues in numerical modeling of geophysical flows. In: Numerical Methods in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modeling, The Andre J. Robert Memorial Volume, C.A. Lin, R. Laprise, and H. Ritchie, Eds., 557-581 (invited). 
4 Pielke, R.A., G. Dalu, J. Eastman, P.L. Vidale, and X. Zeng 1998 Boundary layer processes and land surface interactions on the mesoscale. Chapter 7 of ``Clear and Cloudy Boundary Layers'', Eds., A.A.M. Holtslag and P.G. Duynkerke, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 155-176 (invited). 
5 Zeng, X., and Y. He 2001 Surface evaporation at very high sea surface temperatures. In monograph: Dynamics of Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation and Climate. China Meteorological Press, 508-520. 
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6 Pan, X., X. Zeng, J. Zhang, Q. Shi, Q. He, Q. Chao, and J. Chao 2003 Preliminary study on the relationship between temporal and spatial evolution of ecological landscape pattern and climate change in Xinjiang, China. Proceedings of SPIE, X. Pan, W. Gao, M. Glantz, and Y. Honda, Eds., published by SPIE, Bellingham, Washington, USA, 58-73.  
7 Claussen, M., P. M. Cox, X. Zeng, P. Viterbo, A. C. M. Beljaars, R. A. Betts, H.-J. Bolle, T. Chase, and R. Koster 2003 The global climate. Chapter A4 in Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate, P. Kabat, and nine co-editors, Eds., Springer, 38-72. 
8 Oleson, K. W., Y. Dai, G. Bonan, M. Bosilovich, R. Dickinson, P. Dirmeyer, F. Hoffman, P. Houser, S. Levis, G.-Y. Niu, P. Thornton, M. Vertenstein, Z.-L. Yang, and X. Zeng 2004 Technical Description of the Community Land Model (CLM3.0), NCAR Technical Note (NCAR/TN-461+STR), pp. 174. 
9 Zeng, X. 2004 Review of two-volume books ``Large-Scale Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics I and II", Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 282-284.  
10 Zeng, Q.-C., X.D. Zeng, A.H. Wang, R.E. Dickinson, X. Zeng, and S.S.P. Shen 2005 Models and numerical simulations of atmosphere-vegetaion-soil interactions and ecosystem dynamics. In Computational Physics: Proceedings of the Joint Conference of ICCP6 and CCP 2003, X.G. Zhao, S. Jiang, and X.J. Yu, Eds., Rinton Press, 98-109.  
11 Oleson, K. W., D. M. Lawrence, G. B. Bonan, M.G. Flanner, E. Kluzek, P.J. Lawrence, S. Levis, S.C. Swenson, P.E. Thornton, A. Dai, M. Decker, R. Dickinson, J. Feddema, C. Heald, F. Hoffman, J.-F. Lamarque, N. Mahowald, G.-Y. Niu, T. Qian, J. Randerson, S. Running, K. Sakaguchi, A. Slater, R. Stockli, A. Wang, Z.-L. Yang, X.D. Zeng, and X. Zeng 2010 Technical Description of the Community Land Model (CLM4.0), NCAR Technical Note (NCAR/TN-478+STR), pp. 257.  
12 AMS Council (including X. Zeng) 2010 The 2009 AMS member Survey – A summary of findings and response to members. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 657-673.  
13 Zreda, M., X. Zeng, J. Shuttleworth, C. Zweck, T. Ferre, T. Franz, R. Rosolem, D. Desilets, S. Desilets, and G. Womack 2011 Cosmic-Ray Neutrons, An Innovative Method for Measuring Area-Average Soil Moisture. GEWEX News, 21 (3), 6-10 (plus front and back covers), August 2011 Issue.  
14 Niu, G.Y., and X. Zeng 2012 The Earth System Model, Modeling the land component of. Book Chapter of the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, R.A. Meyers, Ed., doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0851-3.  
15 Zeng, X., and A. Wang 2014 Global Hourly Land Surface Air Temperature Data Sets Covering 61 Years Now Available. GEWEX News, Vol. 24, No. 3, pages 6-7, August 2014 issue  
16 Zeng, X., and F. Dominguez 2015 The Planetary Boundary Layer (which will be a chapter in a numerical weather prediction book to be published in 2015), submitted.  

Refereed Papers
# Authors Year Title:
1 Zhao, M., X. Zeng, and Y. Wang 1986 The computation of the wind speed in the tower layer under near-neutral atmosphere. Chinese J. Meteor. Sci., 7-16. 
2 Zeng, X., M. Zhao, and M. Miao 1987 A study of wind profiles below 140 M under stable conditions. Chinese J. Atmos. Sci., 11, 183-191. 
3 Zeng, X., M. Zhou, and X. Li 1989 Three-dimensional numerical simulations of the interaction between urban heat island circulation and land breeze under sloping terrains. Chinese J. Atmos. Sci., 13, 358-366. 
4 Pielke, R.A. and X. Zeng 1989 Influence on severe storm development of irrigated land. Natl. Weal Diq., 14, 16-17. 
5 Zeng, X., R.A. Pielke, and R. Eykholt 1990 Chaos in Daisyworld. Tellus, 42B, 309-318. 
6 Zeng, X., R. Eykholt, and R.A. Pielke 1991 Estimating the Lyapunov-exponent spectrum from short time series of low precision. Phys. Rev. Lett., 66, 3229-3232. 
7 Zeng, X., R.A. Pielke, and R. Eykholt 1992 Extracting Lyapunov exponents from short time series of low precision. Mod. Phys. Lett., 6B, 55-75 (invited). 
8 Zeng. X., R.A. Pielke, and R. Eykholt 1992 Estimate of the fractal dimension and predictability of the atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 49, 649-659. 
9 Zeng, X., R.A. Pielke, and R. Eykholt 1992 Reply to Jascourt and Raymond. Tellus, 44B, 247-248. 
10 Pielke, R.A., D. Schimel, T.J. Lee, T.G.F. Kittel, and X. Zeng 1993 Atmosphere-terrestrial ecosystem interactions: implications for coupled modeling.  Ecological Modeling, 67, 5-18. 
11 Zeng, X., R.A. Pielke, and R. Eykholt 1993 Chaos theory and its application in the atmosphere. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 74, 631-644. 
12 Zeng, X. and R.A. Pielke 1993 What does a low-dimensional weather attractor mean? Phys. Lett. A, 175, 299-304. 
13 Zeng, X. and R.A. Pielke 1993 Error-growth dynamics and predictability of surface thermallyinduced circulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 2817-2844. 
14 Pielke, R.A. and X. Zeng 1994 Long term variability of climate. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 155-159. 
15 Zeng, X. and R.A. Pielke 1995 Landscape-induced atmospheric flow and its parameterization in large-scale numerical models. J. Climate, 8, 1156-1177. 
16 Zeng, X. and R.A. Pielke 1995 Further study on predictability of surface thermally-induced circulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 1680-1698. 
17  Zeng, X. 1995 Stochastic aspects in estimating the probability of producing good products by a system. Earth Observer, 7, No. 6, 23-24. 
18 Zeng, N., R.E. Dickinson, and X. Zeng 1996 Climatic Impact of Amazon deforestation--A mechanistic model study. J. Climate, 9, 859-883. 
19 Chen. M., R.E. Dickinson, X. Zeng, and A. Hahmann. 1996 Comparison of precipitation observed over the continental United State with that simulated by a climate model. J. Climate, 9, 2233-2249. 
20 Dalu, G.A., R.A. Pielke, M. Baldi, and X. Zeng 1996 Heat and momentum fluxes induced by thermal inhomogeneities with and without large-scale flow. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 3286-3302. 
21 Pielke, R.A., X. Zeng, T.J. Lee, and G.A. Dalu 1997 Mesoscale fluxes over heterogeneous flat landscapes for use in larger scale models. J. Hydrology, 190, 317-336. 
22 Chen. M., X. Zeng, and R.E. Dickinson 1998 Adjustment of GCM precipitation intensity over the United States. J. Appl. Meteor., 37, 876-887. 
23 Zeng, X. and R.E. Dickinson 1998 Effect of surface sublayer on surface skin temperature and fluxes. J. Climate, 11, 537-550. 
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24 Pielke, R.A., R. Avissar, M. Raupach, H. Dolman, X. Zeng, and S. Denning 1998 Interactions between the atmosphere and terrestrial ecosystems: influence on weather and climate. Global Change Biology, 4, 461-475.  
25  Zeng, X., M. Zhao, and R.E. Dickinson 1998 Intercomparison of bulk aerodynamic algorithms for the computation of sea surface fluxes using the TOGA COARE and TAO data. J. Climate, 11, 2628-2644. 
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26 Zeng, X. and R.E. Dickinson 1998 Impact of diurnally-varying skin temperature on surface fluxes over the tropical Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1411-1414. 
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27 Zeng, X., Y.-J. Dai, R.E. Dickinson, and M. Shaikh 1998 The role of root distribution for climate simulation over land. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 4533-4536. 
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28 Zeng, X., M. Zhao, R.E. Dickinson, and Y. He 1999 A multi-year hourly sea surface skin temperature dataset derived from the TOGA TAO bulk temperature and wind speed over the Tropical Pacific. J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, 104, 1525-1536. 
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29 Zeng, X 1999 The relationship between precipitation, cloud-top temperature, and precipitable water over the Tropics. J. Climate, 12, 2503-2514. 
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30 Zhao, M., and X. Zeng 1999 A diagnostic study of the relationship between surface fluxes and environmental variables over the tropical western Pacific. J. Tropical Meteor., 5, 214-224. 
31 Zeng, X., R.E. Dickinson, A. Walker, M. Shaikh, R.S. DeFries, and J. Qi 2000 Derivation and evaluation of global 1-km fractional vegetation cover data for land modeling. J. Appl. Meteor., 39, 826-839. 
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32 Lenschow, D. H., M. Zhou, X. Zeng, L. Chen, and X. Xu 2000 Measurements of fine-scale structure at the top of marine stratocumulus. Bound.-Layer Meteor., 97, 331-357. 
33 Zhao, M., and X. Zeng 2000 Some problems in the computation of ocean surface moisture and heat fluxes in atmospheric models. Chinese J. Meteor., 58, 340-346. 
34 Zhang, Q., X. Zeng, R. E. Dickinson, D. E. Johnson, and W.-K. Tao 2001 Progress in the parameterization of mesoscale enhancement of ocean surface fluxes in large-scale models. Chinese J. Oceanogr., 132-142. 
35 Buermann, W., J. Dong, X. Zeng, R. B. Myneni, and R. E. Dickinson 2001 Evaluation of the utility of satellite-based vegetation leaf area index data for climate simulations. J. Climate, 14, 3536-3550. 
36 Zeng, X 2001 Global vegetation root distribution for land modeling. J. Hydrometeor., 2, 525-530. 
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37 Wei, X., R. E. Dickinson, A. Hahmann, Z.-L. Yang, X. Zeng, K. J. Schaudt, C. B. Schaaf, and N. Strugnell 2001 Comparison of the albedo computed by land surface models and their evaluation against remotely sensed data. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 20,687-20,698. 
38 Zeng, X., M. Shaikh, Y. Dai, R. E. Dickinson, and R. Myneni 2002 Coupling of the Common Land Model to the NCAR Community Climate Model. J. Climate, 14, 1832-1854. 
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39 Zeng, X., Q. Zhang, D. Johnson, and W.-K. Tao 2002 Parameterization of wind gustiness for the computation of ocean surface fluxes at different spatial scales. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 2125-2133. 
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40 Chase, T. N., B. Herman, R. A. Pielke, Jr., X. Zeng, and M. Leuthold 2002 A proposed mechaism for the regulation of minimum mid-tropospheric temperature in the Arctic. J. Geophys. Res., 107(D14), 10.10291/2001JD001425  
41 Brunke, M.A., Zeng, X., and S. Anderson 2002 Comparison of sea surface turbulent flux algorithms and datasets in the tropics and midlatitudes. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 107 (C10), 10.1029/2001JC000992. 
42 Buermann, W., Y. Wang, J. Dong, L. Zhou, X. Zeng, R. E. Dickinson, C. S. Potter, and R. B. Myneni 2002 Analysis of a multi-year global vegetation leaf area index data se. J. Geophys. Res., 107 (D22), 10.1029/2001JD000975. 
43 Jin, Y., C. B. Schaaf, F Gao, X. Li, A.H. Strahler, X. Zeng, and R. E. Dickinson 2002 How does snow impact the abledo of vegetated land surfaces as analyzed with MODIS data? Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 10.1029/2001GL014132. 
44 Tsvetsinskaya, E. A., C. B. Schaaf, F. Gao, A. H. Strahler, R. E. Dickinson, X. Zeng, and W. Lucht 2002 Relating MODIS derived surface albedo to soils and landforms over Northern Africa and Arabian peninsular. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 10.1029/2001GL014096. 
45 Bonan, G. B., K. W. Oleson, M. Vertenstein, S. Levis, X. Zeng, Y. Dai, R. E. Dickinson, and Z.-L. Yang 2002 The land surface climatology of the community land model coupled to the NCAR community climate model. J. Climate, 15, 3123-3149. 
46 Zeng, X., P. Rao, R. S. DeFries, and M. C. Hansen 2003 Interannual Variability of Global Fractional Vegetation Cover from 1982 to 2000. J. Appl. Meteor., 42, 1525-1530. 
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47 Brunke, M. A., C. W. Fairall, X. Zeng, L. Eymard, and J. Curry 2003 Which bulk aerodynamic algorithms are least problematic in computing ocean surface turbulent fluxes? J. Climate, 16, 619-635. 
48 Dai, Y., X. Zeng, R. E. Dickinson, and 10 coauthors 2003 The Common Land Model (CLM). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84, 1013-1023 (featured on the cover). 
49 Zhou, L., R. E. Dickinson, Y. Tian, X. Zeng, Y. Dai, Z. Yang, C. B. Schaaf, F. Gao, Y.Jin, A. Strahler, R.B. Myneni, H. Yu, W. Wu, and M. Shaikh 2003 Comparison of seasonal and spatial variations of albedos from MODIS and common land model. J. Geophys. Rev.-Atmospheres, 108, D15, 4488, doi:10.1029/2002JD003326. 
50 Dickinson, R. E., G. Wang, X. Zeng, and Q. Zeng 2003 How does the partitioning of evapotranspiration and runoff between different processes affect the variability and predictability of soil moisture and precipitation? Advances in Atmos. Sci., 20, 475-478. 
51 Wang, Z., X. Zeng, M. Barlage, R. E. Dickinson, F. Gao, and C. B. Schaaf 2004 Using MODIS BRDF/albedo data to evaluate global model land surface albedo. J. Hydrometeor., 5, 3-13. 
52 Zeng, X., and E. Lu 2004 Globally unified monsoon onset and retreat indexes. J. Climate., 17, 2241-2248. 
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53 Tian, Y., R. E. Dickinson, L. Zhou, X. Zeng, Y. Dai, R. B. Myneni, Y. Knyazikhin, X. Zhang, M. Friedl, H. Yu, W. Wu, and M. Shaikh 2004 Comparison of Seasonal and Spatial Variations of LAI/FPAR from MODIS and Common Land Model, J. Geophys. Rev.-Atmospheres, 109, D01103, 10.1029/2003JD003777. 
54 Zeng, X., M. Brunke, M. Zhou, C. Fairall, N. A. Bond, and D. H. Lenschow 2004 Marine atmospheric boundary layer height over the eastern Pacific: data analysis and model evaluation. J. Climate, 17, 4159-4170. 
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55 Chase, T. N., R. A. Pielke, Jr., B. Herman, and X. Zeng 2004 On the likelihood of rapidly warming surface temperatures unaccompanied by warming in the free troposphere. Climate Res., 25, 185-190. 
56 Barlage, M., and X. Zeng 2004 The impact of observed vegetation root distribution on seasonal global simulations. J. Geophys. Rev. -Atmospheres, 109, D09101, doi: 10.1029/2003JD003847. 
57 Curry, J. A., twenty other coauthors, and X. Zeng 2004 SEAFLUX. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 409-424. 
58 Zeng, X. D., A. H. Wang, G. Zhao, S. S. Shen, X. Zeng, nd Q. C. Zeng 2004 Ecological Dynamic Model of Grassland and Its Practical Verification. Sciences in China, Ser. C, 34, 481-486.  
59 Tsukernik, M., T. N. Chase, M. C. Serreze, R. G. Barry, R. A. Pielke, B. Herman, and X. Zeng 2004 On the regulation of minimum mid-tropospheric temperatures in the Arctic. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L06112, 10.1029/2003GL018831.  
60 Barlage, M., and X. Zeng 2004 The impact of observed fractional vegetation cover on the land surface climatology in the NCAR climate model. J. Hydrometeor., 5, 823-830.  
61 Zeng, X. D., S. S. Shen, X. Zeng, and R. E. Dickinson 2004 Multiple Equilibrium States and the Abrupt Transitions in a Dynamical System of Soil Water Interacting with Vegetation. Geophys. Rev. lett., 31, doi: 10.1029/2003GL01810.  
62 Zeng, X. D., X. Zeng, S. S. P. Shen, R. E. Dickinson, and Q.-C. Zeng 2005 Vegetation-soil water interaction within a dynamical ecosystem model of grassland in semi-arid areas. Tellus, 57B, 189-202.  
63 Zeng, X., R. E. Dickinson, M. Barlage, Y. Dai, G. Wang, and K. Oleson 2005 Treatment of under-canopy turbulence in land models. J. Climate, 18, 5086-5094. 
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64 Lu, E., and X. Zeng 2005 Understanding different precipitation seasonality regimes from water vapor and temperature fields: case studies. Geophys. Rev. lett., 32, L22707, doi: 10.1029/2005GL024333.  
65 Wang, Z., M. Barlage, X. Zeng, R. E. Dickinson, and C. B. Schaaf 2005 The Solar Zenith Angle Dependence of Desert Albedo. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, doi:10.1029/2004GL021835.  
66 Zeng, X., and A. Beljaars 2005 A prognostic scheme of sea surface skin temperature for modeling and data assimilation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L14605, 10.1029/2005GL023030.  
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67 Barlage, M., X. Zeng, K. Mitchell, and H. Wei 2005 A global 0.05-deg maximum albedo dataset of snow-covered land based on MODIS observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL022881.  
68 Zeng, X. D., S. S. Shen, X. Zeng, and R. E. Dickinson 2005 Reply to Dekker and Rietkerk (Comments on our 2004 GRL paper on multiple equilibrium states and the abrupt transitions). Geophys. Rev. lett., 32, L09403, 2004GL022339.  
69 Dickinson, R.E., K.O. Oleson, G. Bonan, F. Huffman, P. Thornton, M. Vertenstein, Z.-L. Yang, and X. Zeng 2006 The Community Land Model and its climate statistics as a component of the Community Climate System Model. J. Climate, 19, 2302-2324.  
70 Zhou, M., X. Zeng, M. Brunke, Z. Zhang, and C. Fairall 2006 An analysis of statistical characteristics of stratus and stratocumulus over eastern Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L02807, doi:10.1029/2005GL024796.  
71 Zeng, X. D., A. H. Wang, Q. C. Zeng, R.E. Dickinson, X. Zeng, and S.S.P. Shen 2006 Intermediately complex models for the hydrological interactions in the atmosphere-vegetation-soil system. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 23, 23, 127-140.  
72 Zhou, M., S. Li, Z. Chen, Z. Zhang, and X. Zeng 2006 Characteristics of atmospheric surface layer and heat budget over the Arctic ice in summer. Chinese J. of Geophysics, 49(2), 302-310.  
73 Decker, M., and X. Zeng 2006 An empirical formulation os soil ice fraction based on in situ observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L05402, doi:10.1029/2005GL024914.  
74 Wang, A.H., X. Zeng, S.S.P. Shen, Q.-C. Zeng, and R.E. Dickinson 2006 Timescales of Land Surface Hydrology. J. Hydrometeor., 7, 868-879.  
75 Brunke, M. A., M. Zhou, X. Zeng, and E. L Andreas 2006 An intercomparison of model bulk aerodynamic algorithms used over sea ice with data from the SHEBA experiment. J. Geophys. Res., 111, C09001, doi:10.1029/2005JC002907.  
76 Miller, J., B. Barlage, X. Zeng, H. Wei, K. Mitchell, and D. Tarpley 2006 Sensitivity of the NCEP Noah land model to the MODIS green vegetation fraction dataset. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L13404, doi:10.1029/2006GL026636.  
77 Kursinski, A., and Zeng, X. 2006 Areal estimation of intensity and frequency of summertime precipitation over a mid-latitude region. J. Geophys. Res. 33, L22401, doi: 10.1029/2006GL027393.  
78 Wang. Z., X. Zeng, and M. Barlage 2007 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer bidirectional reflectance distribution function-based land surface albedo parameterization for weather and climate models. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 112, D02103, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006736.  
79 Zeng, X., and A. Wang 2007 Consistent Parameterization of Roughness Length and Displacement Height for Sparse and Dense Canopies in Land Models. J. Hydrometeor., 8, 730-737.  
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80 Zeng, X.D., and X. Zeng 2007 Transition and pattern diversity in arid and semiarid grassland: A modeling study. J. Geophys. Res.-Biogeosciences, 112, G04008, doi:10.1029/2007JG000411.  
81 Zeng, X.D., X. Zeng, and M. Barlage 2008 Growing temperate shrubs over arid and semiarid regions in the NCAR Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (CLM-DGVM). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, GB3003, doi: 10.1029/2007GB003014.  
82 Misra, V., L. Marx, M. Brunke, and X. Zeng 2008 The equatorial Pacific cold tongue bias in a coupled climate model. J. Climate, 21, 5852-5869.  
83 Yang, F., K. Mitchell, Y.-T. Hou, Y. Dai, X. Zeng, Z. Wang, and X. Liang 2008 Dependence of land surface albedo on solar zenith angle: observations and model parameterizations. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 47, 2963-2982.  
84 Wang, Z., and X. Zeng 2008 Snow albedo's dependence on solar zenith angle from in situ and MODIS data. Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett., 1, 45-50.  
85 Brunke, M.A., X. Zeng, V. Misra, and A. Beljaars 2008 Integration of a prognostic sea surface skin temperature scheme into weather and climate models. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 113, D21117, doi:10.1029/2008JD010607.  
86 Zeng, X., and M. Decker 2009 Improving the numerical solution of soil moisture-based Richards equation for land models with a deep or shallow water table. J. Hydrometeor., 10, 308-319. doi: 10.1175/2008JHM1011.1.  
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87 Sakaguchi, K., and X. Zeng 2009 Effects of soil wetness, plant litter, and under-canopy atmospheric stability on ground evaporation in the Community Land Model (CLM3.5). J. Geophys. Rev.-Atmospheres, 114, D01107, doi:10.1029/2008JD010834.  
88 Wang, A. and X. Zeng 2009 Improving the treatment of vertical snow burial fraction over short vegetation in the NCAR CLM3. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 26, 877-886. doi: 10.1007/s00376-009-8098-3.  
89 Huxman, T., P. Troch, J. Chorover, D. Breshears, S. Saleska, J. Pelletier, X. Zeng, and J. Espeleta 2009 The hills are alive: Interdisciplinary earth science at Biosphere 2. Eos Trans., 90(14), doi:10.1029/2009EO140003.  
90 Decker, M., and X. Zeng 2009 Impact of modified Richards equation on global soil moisture simulation in the Community Land Model (CLM3.5). Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 1, Art. #5, 22 pp., doi:10.3894/JAMES.2009.1.5.  
91 Lu, E., X. Zeng, Z. Jiang, Y. Wang, and Q. Zhang 2009 Precipitation and precipitable water: Their temporal-spatial behaviors and use in determining monsoon onset/retreat and monsoon regions. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D23, doi:10.1029/2009JD012146.  
92 Wang, Z., and X. Zeng 2010 Evaluation of snow albedo in land models for weather and climate studies. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 49, 363-380.  
93 Zhang, S., X. Zeng, W. Zhang, and M. Barlage 2010 A revised covariance method for estimats of soil moisture in the deep layers. J. Hydrometeor., 11, 219-227.  
94 Zeng, X. 2010 What is the atmosphere effect on the earth's surface temperature? Eos Trans., 91 (15), 134-135.  
95 Zeng, X., M. Barlage, C. Castro, and K. Fling 2010 Comparison of land-precipitation coupling strength using observations and models. J. Hydrometeor., 11, 980-995.  
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96 Zeng, X. and M. Decker 2010 Reply to Gerrit H. de Rooij (2010)'s Comment on Zeng and Decker (2009). J. Hydrometeor., 11, 1051-1054. doi: 10.1175/2010JHM1199.1. 
97 Brunke, M. A., S. P. de Szoeke, P. Zuidema, and X. Zeng 2010 A comparison of ship and satellite measurements of cloud properties with global climate model simulations in the southeast Pacific stratus deck. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6527-6536, doi:10.5194/acp-10-6527-2010.  
98 Wang, Z., X. Zeng, and M. Decker 2010 Improving the snow processes in the Noah land model. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D20108, doi:10.1029/2009JD013761.  
99 Rosolem, R., W. J. Shuttleworth, X. Zeng, S. R. Saleska, and T. E. Huxman 2010 Land surface modeling inside the Biosphere 2 Tropical rainforest biome. J. Geophys. Res.-Biogeos., 115, G04035, doi:10.1029/2010JG001443.  
100 Shuttleworth, W.J., M. Zreda, X. Zeng, C. Zweck, and P.A. Ferre 2010 The COsmic-ray Soil Moisture Observing System (COSMOS): a non-invasive, intermediate scale soil moisture measurement network. Proceedings of the British Hydrological Society Third International Symposium: "Role of Hydrology in Managing Consequences of a Changing Global Environment", Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom, 19-23 July 2010. ISBN: 1 903741 17 3, p. 757-763.  
101 Zeng, X. 2010 Reply to Comments on "What is the atmosphere's effect on earth's surface temperature?", Eos Trans., 91 (46), 432. 
102 Wang, A., and X. Zeng 2011 Sensitivities of terrestrial water cycle simulations to the variations of precipitation and air temperature in China. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 116, D02107, doi:10.1029/2010JD014659.  
103 Sakaguchi, K., X. Zeng, B. Christoffersen, N. Coupe, S. Saleska, and P. Brando 2011 Natural and drought scenarios in an east central Amazon forest: Fidelity of the Community Land Model 3.5 with three biogeochemical models. J. Geophys. Res.-Biogeosci., 116, G01029, doi:10.1029/2010JG001477.  
104 Lawrence, D., K. W. Oleson, M. G. Flanner, P. E. Thornton, S. S. Swenson, P. J. Lawrence, X. Zeng, L. Yang, S. Levis, K. Sakaguchi, G. B. Bonan, and A. G. Slater 2011 Parameterization improvements and functional and structural advances in Version 4 of the Community Land Model. J. Adv. in Modeling Earth Systems-Discussion (JAMES), 3, doi: 10.1029/2011MS000045.  
105 Brunke, M., Z. Wang, X. Zeng, M. Bosilovich, and C.-L. Shie 2011 An assessment of the uncertainties in ocean surface turbulent fluxes in 11 reanalysis, satellite-derived, and combined global data sets. J. CLimate, 24, 5469-5493, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI4223.1.  
106 Decker, M., M. Brunke, Z. Wang, K. Sakaguchi, X. Zeng, and M.G. Bosilovich 2012 Evaluation of the Reanalysis Products from GSFC, NCEP, and ECMWF Using Flux Tower Observations. J. Climate, 25, 1916-1944, doi:  
107 Sakaguchi, K., X. Zeng, and M. Brunke 2012 Temporal-and spatial-scale dependence of three CMIP3 climate models in simulating the surface temperature trend in the twentieth century. J. Climate, 25, 2456-2470, doi:  
108 Wang, A., and X. Zeng 2012 Evaluation of multi-reanalysis products With in situ observations over the Tibetan Plateau. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 117, D05102, doi:10.1029/2011JD016553.  
109 Zeng, X., Z. Wang, and A. Wang 2012 Surface skin temperature and the interplay between sensible and ground heat fluxes over arid regions. J. Hydrometeor., 13, 1359-1370, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-11-0117.1.  
110 Zheng, W., H. Wei, Z. Wang, X. Zeng, J. Meng, M. Ek, K. Mitchell, and J. Derber 2012 Improvement of Land Surface Skin Temperature in the NCEP GFS Model and Its Impact on Satellite Data Assimilation. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 117, D06117, doi:10.1029/2011JD015901.  
111 Zeng, X., and A. Wang 2012 What Is Monthly Mean Land Surface Air Temperature? Eos Trans., 93 (15), 156.  
112 Rosolem, R., H. V. Gupta, W. J. Shuttleworth, X. Zeng, and L. G. G. de Goncalves 2012 A Fully Multiple-Criteria Implementation of the Sobol Method for Parameter Sensitivity Analysis. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 117, D07103, doi: 10.1029/2011JD016355.  
113 Rosolem, R., H. V. Gupta, W. J. Shuttleworth, L. G. G. de Goncalves, and X. Zeng 2012 Towards a Comprehensive Approach to Parameter Estimation in Land Surface Parameterization Schemes. Hydrological Processes, doi 10.1002/hyp.9362.  
114 Rosolem, R., H. V. Gupta, W. J. Shuttleworth, X. Zeng, and L. G. G. de Goncalves 2012 A fully multiple-criteria implementation of the Sobol's method for parameter sensitivity analysis. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D7, doi: 10.1029/2011JD016355.  
115 Zeng, X., K.L. Kiviat, K. Sakaguchi, and A.M.A. Mahmoud 2012 A toy model for monthly river flow forecasting. J. Hydrology, 452-453, 226-231, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.05.053.  
116 Franz, T., M. Zreda, T. P. A. Ferre, R. Rosolem, C. Zweck, S. Stillman, X. Zeng, and W. J. Shuttleworth 2012 Measurement depth of the cosmic-ray soil moisture probe affected by hydrogen from various sources. Water Resour. Res., 48 (8), doi: 10.1029/2012WR011871.  
117 Zreda, M., W.J. Shuttleworth, X. Zeng, C. Zweck, D. Desilets, T. Franz, and R. Rosolem 2012 COSMOS: COsmic-ray Soil Moisture Observing System. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 4079-4099. doi:10.5194/hess-16-4079-2012.  
118 Sakaguchi, K., X. Zeng, and M. Brunke 2012 The Hindcast Skill of the CMIP Ensembles for the Surface Air Temperature Trend. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D16113, doi:10.1029/2012JD017765.  
119 Niu, G.Y., C. Paniconi, P. A. Troch, R. L. Scott, M. Durcik, X. Zeng, T. Huxman, and D. C. Goodrich 2013 An Integrated Modeling Framework of Catchment-Scale Ecohydrological Processes: 1. Model Description and Tests Over an Energy-Limited Watershed. Ecohydrology, 6, doi: 10.1002/eco.1362.  
120 Niu, G.-Y., P. A. Troch, C. Paniconi, R. L. Scott, M. Durcik, X. Zeng, T. Huxman, D.C. Goodrich, and J. Pelletier 2013 An integrated model framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 2. the role of water subsidy by overland flow on vegetation dynamics in a semi-arid catchment, Ecohydrology, 6, doi: 10.1002/eco.1405..  
121 Wang, A., and X. Zeng 2013 Development of global hourly 0.5-degree land surface air temperature datasets. J. Climate, 26, 7676-7691, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00682.1.  
122 Shao, P., X. Zeng, K. Sakaguchi, R.K. Monson, and X.D. Zeng 2013 Terrestrial carbon cycle - climate relations in eight CMIP5 earth system models. J. Climate, 26, 8744-8764. doi:  
123 Rosolem, R., W.J. Shuttleworth, M. Zreda, T. E. Franz, X. Zeng, S.A. Kurc 2013 The Effect of Atmospheric Water Vapor on the Cosmic-ray Soil Moisture Signal. J. Hydrometeor., 14, 1659-1671, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0120.1.  
124 Stillman, S., X. Zeng, W. James Shuttleworth, D.C. Goodrich, C.L. Unkrich, and M. Zreda 2013 Spatiotemporal Variability of Summer Precipitation in Southeastern Arizona, J. Hydrometeor., 14, 1944-1951. doi:  
125 Geil, K. L., Y. L. Serra, and X. Zeng 2013 Assessment of CMIP5 Model Simulation of the North American Monsoon System. J. Climate, 26, 8787-8801. doi:  
126 Shao, P., X. Zeng, D.J.P. Moore, and X.D. Zeng 2013 Soil microbial respiration from observations and earth system models. Environ. Res. Lett., 8, 034034, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034034.  
127 de Goncalves, L. G. G., 30 other coauthors, and X. Zeng 2013 Overview of the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia Data Model Intercomparison Project (LBA-DMIP). Agri. Forest Meteor., 182-183, 111-127,  
128 Scheftic, W., X. Zeng, P. Broxton, and M. Brunke 2014 Intercomparison of seven NDVI products over the United States and Mexico. Remote Sensing, 6, 1057-1084; doi:10.3390/rs6021057.  
129 Christoffersen, B.O., 31 coauthos, X. Zeng, and S. R. Saleska 2014 Mechanisms of water supply and vegetation demand govern the seasonality and magnitude of evapotranspiration in Amazonia and cerrado. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 191, 33-50. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.02.008x..  
130 Broxton, P., X. Zeng, D. Sulla-Menashe, and P. Troch 2014 A global land cover climatology using MODIS data. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim. 53, 1593-1605. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0270.1.  
131 Stillman, S., J. Ninneman, X. Zeng, T. Franz, R. L. Scott, W. J. Shuttleworth, and K. Cummins 2014 Summer soil moisture spatiotemporal variability in Southeastern Arizona, J. Hydrometeor., 15, 1473-1485. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-0173.1.  
132 Wang, A., M. Barlage, X. Zeng, and C. S. Draper 2014 Comparison of land skin temperature from a land model, remote sensing, and in-situ measurement. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres. 119, 3093-3106, doi: 10.1002/2013JD021026.  
133 Broxton, P., X. Zeng, W. Scheftic, and P. Troch 2014 A MODIS-Based Global 1 km Maximum Green Vegetation Fraction Dataset, J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 53, 1996-2004. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0356.1.  
134 Wang, A., and X. Zeng 2014 Range of monthly mean hourly land surface air temperature diurnal cycle over high northern latitudes. J. Geosphys. Res.-Atmospheres. 119, 5836-5844, doi: 10.1002/2014JD021602.  
135 Gevaert, A.I., A. J. Teuling, R. Uijlenhoet, S. B. DeLong, T. E. Huxman, L. Pangle, D. D. Breshears, J. Chorover, J. D. Pelletier, S. R. Saleska, X. Zeng, and P. A. Troch 2014 Hillslope experiment demonstrates role of convergence during two-step saturation. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 18, 3681-3692, doi:10.5194/hess-18-3681-2014.  
136 Yu, Y., Xie, Z., and X. Zeng 2014 Impacts of modified Richards equation on RegCM4 regional climate modeling. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 119, 12,642-12,659, doi: 10.1002/2014JD021872  
137 Rosolem, R., T. Hoar, A. Arellano, J. L. Anderson, W. J. Shuttleworth, X. Zeng, and T. E. Franz 2014 Translating above-ground cosmic-ray neutron intensity to high-frequency soil moisture profile at sub-kilometer scale. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 4363-4379, doi: 10.5194/hess-18-4363-2014.  
138 Niu, G.-Y., D. Pasetto, C. Scudeler, C. Paniconi, M. Putti, P. A. Troch, S. B. DeLong, K. Dontsova, L. Pangle, D. D. Breshears, J. D. Chorover, T. E. Huxman, J. Pelletier, S. R. Saleska, and X. Zeng 2014 Incipient subsurface heterogeneity and its effect on overland flow generation - Insight from a modeling study of the first experiment at the Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1-11. doi:10.5194/hess-18-1-2014.  
139 Brunke, M., S. Stegall, and X. Zeng 2015 A climatology of tropospheric humidity inversions in five reanalyses. Atmos. Res., 153, 165-187. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.08.005.  
140 Wang, A. and X. Zeng 2015 Global Hourly Land Surface Air Temperature Datasets: Inter-comparison and Climate Change. Int. J. Climatol., doi: 10.1002/joc.4257.  
141 Pangle, L.A., 30 coauthors, and X. Zeng 2015 The Landscape Evolution Observatory: large-scale controllable infrastructures to study coupled Earth-surface processes. Geomorphology, accepted with minor revision.  
142 Davis, K., X. Zeng, and E. Ritchie 2015 A new statistical model to predict seasonal North Atlantic hurricane activity. Weather and Forecasting, accepted with revision.  
143 Stillman, S., X. Zeng, and M. G. Bosilovich 2015 Evaluation of 22 precipitation and 20 soil moisture products over a semiarid area in southeastern Arizona. J. Hydrometeor., submitted.  
144 Hazenberg, P., Y. Fang, P. Broxton, D. Gochis, G.-Y. Niu, J. Pelletier, P. Troch, and X. Zeng 2015 An effective hybrid-3D hillslope hydrological model for use in Earth system models, Water Resour. Res., submitted.  


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