Publications

52. Huang, S., Y. Deng and J. Wang, 2016: Revisiting the global surface energy budgets with Maximum-Entropy-Production model of surface heat fluxes. Climate Dynamics. (In press)

51. Mak, M., Y. Lu and Y. Deng, 2016: Response to the Comment on “Dynamics of upper-level frontogenesis in an idealized baroclinic wave”. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-16-0244.1

50. Zhao, S., Y. Deng and R. Black, 2016b: A statistical and dynamical characterization of the U.S. extreme precipitation events and the associated large-scale forcing patterns. Journal of Climate. doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0910.1

49. Ebert-Uphoff, I., and Y. Deng, 2016: Causal discovery in the geosciences – using synthetic data to learn how to interpret results. Computers and Geosciences, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2016.10.008.

48. Hegyi, B., and Y. Deng, 2016: Dynamical and thermodynamical impacts of high and low frequency atmospheric eddies on the initial melt of Artic sea ice. Journal of Climate. (In press)

47. Zhao, S., Y. Deng, and R. Black, 2016a: Warm season dry spells in the central and eastern United States: Diverging skill in climate model representation. Journal of Climate, doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0321.1

46. Lu, Y., and Y. Deng, 2016: Impact of environmental aerosols on a developing extratropical cyclone in the Super-Parameterized Community Atmosphere Model. Journal of Climate, doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0157.1

45. Mak, M., Y. Lu  and Y. Deng, 2016: Dynamics of Upper-level frontogenesis in an idealized baroclinic wave. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0250.1.

44. Yuan, J., W. Li, and Y. Deng, 2015: Amplifying subtropical stationary waves in boreal summer and their implications for regional water extremes. Environmental Research Letters, 10, 104009, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/10/104009.

43. Cai, M., Y. Yu, Y. Deng, H. M. van den Dool, R. Ren, S. Saha, X. Wu, and J. Huang, 2015: Feeling the pulse of the stratosphere: An emerging opportunity for predicting continental-scale cold air outbreaks one month in advance. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. e-View, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00287.1.

42. Lu, Y., and Y. Deng, 2015: Initial transient response of an intensifying baroclinic wave to increases in cloud droplet number concentration. Journal of Climate, 28, 9669–9677.

41. Ebert-Uphoff, I., and Y. Deng, 2014: Causal discovery from spatio-temporal data with applications to climate science", 13th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'14), Detroit, MI, USA, Dec 3-6, 2014, 8 pages.

40. Ebert-Uphoff, I., and Y. Deng, 2015: Identifying physical interactions from climate data – challenges and opportunities. Computing in Science and Engineering. (In press)

39. Li, W., L. Li, and Y. Deng, 2015: Impact of the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation on tropical cyclone activities in the North Atlantic and eastern North Pacific. Scientific Reports, 5, Article number: 12358(2015), doi: 10.038/srep12358. (PDF)

38. Park, T., Y. Deng, W. Li, S. Yang, and M. Cai, 2015: Mass footprints of the North Pacific atmospheric blocking highs. Journal of Climate, 28, 4941-4949. (PDF)

37. Park, T., C. Ho, J. Jeong, J. Heo and Y. Deng, 2015: A new dynamical index for classification of cold surge types over East Asia. Climate Dynamics. doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2483-7. (PDF)

36. Park, T., J. Jeong, Y. Deng, R. Zhou, and M. Cai, 2014: Quantitative decomposition of radiative and non-radiative contributions to temperature anomalies related to Siberian high variability. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2371-6. (PDF)

35. Sejas, S. A., O. S. Albert, M. Cai, and Y. Deng, 2014: Feedback attribution of the land/-sea warming contrast in a global warming simulation of the NCAR CCSM4. Environmental Research Letters, 9, 124005, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/124005. (PDF)

34. Wang, J., R. L. Bras, V. Nieves, and Y. Deng, 2014: A model of energy budget over water, snow and ice surfaces. Journal of Geophysical Research, Atmospheres, 119, 6034-6051, doi: 10.1002/2013JD021150. (PDF)

33. Koo, J-H., Y. Wang, T. Jiang, Y. Deng, S. J. Oltmans, and S. Solberg, 2014: Influence of climate variability on surface ozone depletion events in the Arctic spring. Geophysical Research Letters, 41,25822589, doi: 10.1002/2014GL059275. (PDF)

32. Jiang, T., K. J. Evans, Y. Deng, and X. Dong, 2014: Intermediate Frequency Atmospheric Disturbances: A Dynamical Bridge Connecting western U.S. Extreme Precipitation with East Asian Cold Surges. Journal of Geophysical Research, Atmospheres, 11937233735, doi: 10.1002/2013JD021209. (PDF)

31. Zhao, S., S. Yang, Y. Deng, and Q. Li, 2014: Skills of yearly prediction of the early-season rainfall over southern China by the NCEP climate forecast system. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/s00704-014-1333-6. (PDF)

 

30. Deng, Y., and I. Ebert-Uphoff, 2014: Weakening of atmospheric information flow in a warming climate in the Community Climate System Model. Geophysical Research Letters41193200, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058646. (PDF)

 

29. Li, W., L. Li, M. Ting, Y. Deng, Y. Kushnir, Yi. Liu, Y. Lu, C. Wang, and P. Zhang, 2013: Intensification of the Southern Hemisphere summertime subtropical anticyclones in a warming climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 4059595964, doi:10.1002/2013GL058124. (PDF)

 

28. Hegyi, B., Y. Deng, R. Black, and R. Zhou, 2013: Initial and transient response of the winter polar stratospheric vortex to idealized equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature forcing in the NCAR WACCM model. Journal of Climate, 27, 2699-2713. (PDF)

 

27. Park, T., Y. Deng, M. Cai, J. Jeong, and R. Zhou, 2013: A dissection of the surface temperature biases in the Community Earth System Model Version 1.0. doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-2029-9.Climate Dynamics. (PDF)

 

26. Dong, X., B. Zib, B. Xi, Y. Deng, X. Zhang, C. Long and R. Stone, 2013: Critical mechanisms for the formation of extreme arctic sea-ice extent in the summers of 2007 and 1996. doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1920-8. Climate Dynamics. (PDF)

 

25. Park, T., C. Ho and Y. Deng, 2013: A synoptic and dynamical characterization of wave-train and blocking cold surge over East Asia. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1817-6. (PDF)

 

24. Li, F., W. Li and Y. Deng, 2013: Summer rainfall variability over the Southeastern United States in the 21st century as assessed by the CMIP5 Models. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere. 118, 340–354, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50136.(PDF)

 

23. Deng, Y., T. Park and M. Cai, 2013: Radiative and dynamical forcing of the surface and atmospheric temperature anomalies associated with the Northern Annular Mode. Journal of Climate, 26, 5124-5138(PDF)

 

22. Li, W., L. Li, F. Rong, and Y. Deng, 2013: Comments on "Influences of the Bermuda High and atmospheric moisterning on changes in summer rainfall in the Atlanta, Georgia region, USA". International Journal of Climatology. doi: 10.1002/joc.3675. (PDF)

 

21. Jiang, T., Y. Deng, and W. Li, 2013: Local kinetic energy budget of high-frequency and intermediate-frequency eddies: winter climatology and interannual variability. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1684-1. (PDF)

 

20. Zhou, R., and Y. Deng, 2013: A model analysis of the interactions between East Asian anthropogenic aerosols and North Pacific atmospheric transients in boreal winter. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 118, 306–316, doi:10.1029/2012JD018649. (PDF)

 

19. Li, W., L. Li, R. Fu, Y. Deng and H. Wang, 2013: Reply to “Comments on ‘Changes to the North Atlantic Subtropical High and Its Role in the Intensification of Summer Rainfall Variability in the Southeastern United States’ ”. Journal of Climate, 26, 683-688. (PDF)

 

18. Park, T., Y. Deng and M. Cai, 2012: Feedback Attribution of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation-related Atmospheric and Surface Temperature Anomalies. Journal of Geophysical Research. 117, D23101, doi:10.1029/2012JD018468 (PDF)

 

17. Ebert-Uphoff, I., and Y. Deng, 2012b: A new type of climate network based on probabilistic graphical models: results of boreal winter versus summer. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L19701, doi:10.1029/2012GL053269.(PDF)

 

16. Ebert-Uphoff, I. and Y. Deng, 2012a: Causal discovery for climate research using graphical models. Journal of Climate, 25, 5648-5665. (PDF)

 

15. Deng, Y., T. Park and M. Cai, 2012: Process-based decomposition of the global surface temperature response to El Niño in boreal winter. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 69, 1706-1712. (PDF)

 

14. Jiang, T. and Y. Deng, 2011: Downstream modulation of North Pacific atmospheric river activity by East Asian cold surges. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L20807, doi:10.1029/2011GL049462. (PDF)

 

13. Hegyi, B. and Y. Deng, 2011: A dynamical fingerprint of tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures in the decadal-scale variability of the cool-season Arctic precipitation. Journal of Geophysial Research, 116, D20121, doi:10.1029/2011JD016001. (PDF)

 

12. Deng, Y. and T. Jiang, 2011: Intraseasonal modulation of the North Pacific storm track by tropical convection in boreal winter. Journal of Climate, 24, 1122-1137. (PDF)

 

11. Li, W., L. Li, R. Fu, Y. Deng and H. Wang, 2011:Changes to the North Atlantic subtropical high and its role in the intensification of summer rainfall variability in the southeastern United States. Journal of Climate, 24, 1499-1506. (PDF)

 

10. Dong, X., B. Xi, A. Kennedy, Z. Feng, J. K. Entin, P. R. Houser, R. A. Schiffer, T. L'Ecuyer, W. S. Olson, K. Hsu, W. T. Liu, B. Lin, Y. Deng and T. Jiang, 2011: Investigation of the 2006 drought and 2007 flood extremes at the southen Great Plains through an integrative analysis of observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D03204, doi:10.1029/2010JD014776. (PDF)

 

9. Myoung, B. and Y. Deng, 2009: Interannual variability of the cyclonic activity along the U.S. Pacific coast: Influences on the characteristics of winter precipitation in the western U.S. Journal of Climate , 22, 5732-5747 (PDF)

 

8. Zhang, H., G. M. McFarquhar, W. R. Cotton and Y. Deng, 2009: Direct and indirect impacts of Saharan dust acting as cloud condensation nuclei on tropical cyclone eyewall development, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L06802, doi: 10.1029/2009GL037276  (PDF)

 

7. Jackson, C. S., M. K. Sen, G. Huerta, Y. Deng and K. P. Bowman, 2008: Error reduction and convergence in climate prediction, Journal of Climate, 21, 6698-6709 (PDF)

 

6. Deng, Y., K. P. Bowman and C. Jackson, 2007: Differences in rain rate intensities between TRMM observations and community atmosphere model simulations, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L01808, doi:10.1029/2006GL027246 (PDF)

 

5. Deng, Y. and M. Mak, 2006: Nature of the differences in the intraseasonal variability of the Pacific and Atlantic storm tracks: A diagnostic study, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 63, 2602-2615 (PDF)

 

4. Mak, M. and Y. Deng, 2006: Diagnostic and dynamical analyses of two outstanding aspects of storm tracks, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2006.06.004 (PDF)

 

3. Deng, Y. and M. Mak, 2005: An idealized model study relevant to the dynamics of the mid-winter minimum of the Pacific storm track, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 62, 1209-1225 (PDF)

 

2. Qian, W., H. Hu, Y. Deng and J. Tian, 2002: Signals of interannual and interdecadal variability of air-sea interaction in the basin-wide Indian Ocean, Atmosphere-Ocean, 40 (3), 293-311 (PDF)

 

1. Qian, W., Y. Deng, Y. Zhu and W. Dong, 2002: Demarcating the worldwide monsoon, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 71, 1-16 (PDF)