Peer-Reviewed:

2017
  • Liang, X., M. Spall and C. Wunsch, 2017: Global ocean vertical velocity from a dynamically consistent ocean state estimate, J. Geophys. Res, In Press.
  • Yang, Q., W. Zhao, X. Liang, J. Dong, J. Tian, 2017: Elevated mixing in the periphery of mesoscale eddies in the South China Sea, J. Phys. Oceanogr, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0256.1
  • Liang, X., C. Piecuch, R. Ponte, G. Forget, C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2017: Change of the Global Ocean Vertical Heat Transport over 1993-2010, J. Clim, 30, 5319-5327, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0569.1

2016
  • Sun, H., Q. Yang, W. Zhao, X. Liang and J. Tian, 2016: Temporal variability of diapycnal mixing in the northern South China Sea. J. Geophys. Res, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012044
  • Liang, X., and L. Yu, 2016: Variations of the Global Net Air–Sea Heat Flux during the "Hiatus" Period (2001–10). J. Clim, 29, 3647–3660, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0626.1.
  • Yang, Q., W. Zhao, X. Liang, and J. Tian, 2016: Three-Dimensional Distribution of Turbulent Mixing in the South China Sea*. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 46, 769–788, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0220.1.

2015
  • Zhang, Y., Z. Liu, Y. Zhao, J. Li, and X. Liang, 2015: Effect of surface mesoscale eddies on deep-sea currents and mixing in the northeastern South China Sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 122, 6–14, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.07.007.
  • Liang, X., and C. Wunsch, 2015: Note on the redistribution and dissipation of tidal energy over mid-ocean ridges. Tellus A, 67, doi:10.3402/tellusa.v67.27385.
  • Forget, G., D. Ferreira, and X. Liang, 2015: On the observability of turbulent transport rates by Argo: supporting evidence from an inversion experiment. Ocean Sci, 11, 839–853, doi:10.5194/os-11-839-2015.
  • Liang, X., C. Wunsch, P. Heimbach, and G. Forget, 2015: Vertical Redistribution of Oceanic Heat Content. J. Clim, 28, 3821–3833, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00550.1.

2014
  • Yang, Q., J. Tian, W. Zhao, X. Liang, and L. Zhou, 2014: Observations of turbulence on the shelf and slope of northern South China Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 87, 43–52, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.02.006.
  • Liang, X., 2014: Semidiurnal tidal currents in the deep ocean near the East Pacific Rise between 9° and 10° N. J. Geophys. Res, doi:10.1002/2013jc009522.

Before 2014
  • Zhang, Z., W. Zhao, J. Tian, and X. Liang, 2013: A mesoscale eddy pair southwest of Taiwan and its influence on deep circulation. J. Geophys. Res, 118, 6479–6494, doi:10.1002/2013JC008994.
  • Liang, X., and A. M. Thurnherr, 2012: Eddy-Modulated Internal Waves and Mixing on a Midocean Ridge. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 42, 1242–1248, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-11-0126.1.
  • Liang, X., and A. M. Thurnherr, 2011: Subinertial Variability in the Deep Ocean Near the East Pacific Rise Between 9 and 10N. Geophys. Res. Lett, 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL046675.
  • Adams, D. K., D. J. J. McGillicuddy, L. Zamudio, A. M. Thurnherr, X. Liang, O. Rouxel, C. R. German, and L. S. Mullineaux, 2011: Surface-generated mesoscale eddies transport deep-sea products from hydrothermal vents. Science, 332, 580–583, doi:10.1126/science.1201066.
  • Zhang, Y., X. Liang, J. Tian, and L. F. Yang, 2009: Estimates of global M2 internal tide energy fluxes using TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data. Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol, 27, 129–134, doi:DOI 10.1007/s00343-009-0129-5.
  • Tian, J., Q. X. Yang, X. Liang, L. L. Xie, D. X. Hu, F. Wang, and T. D. Qu, 2006: Observation of Luzon Strait transport. Geophys. Res. Lett, 33, doi:ARTN L19607.
  • Zhang, X. Q., X. Liang, and J. Tian, 2005: Estimates of mixing on the South China Sea shelf. Acta Oceanol. Sin, 24, 1–8.
  • Liang, X., X. Q. Zhang, and J. Tian, 2005: Observation of internal tides and near-inertial motions in the upper 450 m layer of the northern South China Sea. Chin. Sci. Bull, 50, 2890–2895, doi:10.1360/982005-210.
  • Tian, J., L. Zhou, X. Q. Zhang, X. Liang, Q. Zheng, and W. Zhao, 2003: Estimates of M2 internal tide energy fluxes along the margin of Northwestern Pacific using TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data. Geophys. Res. Lett, 30, doi:ARTN 1889.
Thesis:


Manuscripts:

  • Liang, X, C. Wunsch, M. Spall, Estimation of Global Vertical Velocity, in revision
  • Liang, X. et al, Estimates of Global Diapycnal and Vertical Diffusivities from ECCO, to be submitted
  • Liang, X., J-B Sallee and A. Thurnherr. Circulation and mixing in Orkney Passage, to be submitted
  • Liang, X. and A. Thurnherr, Near-inertial oscillations in the deep ocean near the East Pacific Rise between 9 and 10N, to be submitted

Conferences:

  • Liang, X., C. Wunsch, P. Heimbach, G. Forget, R. Ponte and C. Piecuch, Global Ocean Vertical Heat Flux and Its Bidecadal Change, CLIVAR Open Science Conference, Qingdao, 2016
  • Liang, X., C. Wunsch, P. Heimbach, G. Forget, R. Ponte and C. Piecuch, Global Ocean Vertical Heat Flux and Its Bidecadal Change, Ocean Science Meeting, New Orleans, 2016
  • Liang X., C. Wunsch, P. Heimbach and G. Forget, Vertical redistribution of oceanic heat content, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2014
  • Liang X., C. Wunsch, Estimation of the global ocean vertical velocity, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, 2014
  • Liang X., C. Wunsch, Redistribution and dissipation of tidal energy over an idealized ridge, Ocean Turbulence Conference, Santa Fe, NM, 2013
  • Liang X., A. Thurnherr, Eddy modulation of internal tides over the East Pacific Rise near 10N, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • Liang X., A. Thurnherr, Eddy-modulated internal waves and mixing on a mid-ocean ridge, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 2012
  • Liang X., A. Thurnherr et al, Subinertial variability in the deep ocean near the East Pacific Rise, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, 2010
  • Liang X., L. Yang, J. Tian, Estimates of M2 internal tide energy fluxes using TOPEX/POSEIDON altimeter data, Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Beijing, 2006

Reports:

  • Rodriguez E., D. Chelton, D. Dukhovskoy, T. Farrar, M. M. Flexas, T. Kilpatrick, P. Klein,  X. Liang, D. G. Long, N. Maximenko, D. Menemenlis, S. Morey, R. Samelson, A. F. Thompson, S-P. Xie, White paper to NASA: Air-Sea Exchange Drivers of Climate Variability, Ocean Circulation, and Weather: A Case for Coincident Observations of Ocean Surface Winds and Currents, 2017
  • Liang X., Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Proler (LADCP). In Cruise report: RRS James Clark Ross, JR281, 2013.
  • Liang X., Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Proler (LADCP). In Cruise report: RRS James Cook, JC069, 2012.
  • Liang X., A. Brearley. Vessel-mounted ADCP. In Cruise report: RRS James Cook, JC054, 2011.
  • Liang X., A. Thurnherr, Evaluating a High-Power Prototype of the Tele-dyne/RDI Workhorse ADCP, 2009.