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    • Ting, Y.-T., S.-P. Xie, C. Deser, and S. M. Kang, 2017: Connecting Tropical Climate Change with Southern Ocean Heat Uptake, Geophys. Res. Lett.
    • Shin, Y., S. M. Kang*, and M. Watanabe, 2017: Dependence of Arctic climate on the latitudinal position of stationary waves and to high-latitudes surface warming, Clim. Dyn.
    • Seo, J., S. M. Kang*, and T. Merlis, 2017: A model intercomparison of the tropical precipitation response to a CO2 doubling in aquaplanet simulationsGeophys. Res. Lett.43, doi:10.1002/2016GL072347.

  • Voigt, A., et al., 2016: The tropical rain belts with an annual cycle and a continent model intercomparison project: TRACMIPJ. Adv. Model. Earth Syst.08, doi:10.1002/2016MS000748.
  • Maroon, E. A., D. M. W. Frierson, S. M. Kang, and J. Scheff, 2016: The precipitation response to an idealized subtropical continent. J. Climate, 29, 4543-4564.

    • Shaw, T. A., A. Voigt, S. M. Kang, and J. Seo, 2015. Response of the intertropical convergence zone to zonally asymmetric subtropical surface forcings. Geophys. Res. Lett.42(22), 9961-9969.
    • Webb, M. J., A. P. Lock, C. S. Bretherton, S. Bony, J. N. Cole, A. Idelkadi, S. M. Kang, T. Koshiro, H. Kawai, T. Ogura, R. Roehrig, Y. Shin, T. Mauritsen, S. C. Sherwood, J. Vial, M. Watanabe, M. D. Woelfle, and M. Zhao, 2015: The impact of parametrized convection on cloud feedback. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A373(2054), 20140414.
    • Kang, S. M., B.-M. Kim, D. M. W. Frierson, S.-J. Jeong, J. Seo, and Y. Chae, 2015: Seasonal dependence of the effect of Arctic greening on tropical precipitation, J. Climate, 28, 6086-6095. 
    • Kim, H., S. M. Kang*, Y.-T. Hwang, and Y.-M. Yang, 2015: Sensitivity of the climate response to the altitude of black carbon in the norther subtropics in an aquaplanet GCM, J. Climate, 28, 6351-6359.
    • Chae, Y., S. M. Kang*, S.-J. Jeong, B. Kim, and D. M. W. Frierson, 2015: Arctic greening can cause earlier seasonality of Arctic amplificationGeophys. Res. Lett., 42, DOI:10.1002/2014GL061841.

  • Seo, J., S. M. Kang*, and D. M. W. Frierson, 2014: Sensitivity of Intertropical Convergence Zone Movement to the Latitudinal Position of Thermal Forcing, J. Climate, 27(8), 3035-3042. Highlighted in BAMS as Papers of Note.
  • Kang, S. M., R. Seager, D. M. W. Frierson, and X. Liu, 2014: Croll Revisited: Why is the Northern Hemisphere Warmer than the Southern Hemisphere, Clim. Dyn., DOI:10.1007/s00382-014-2147-z.
  • Kang, S. M. and S.-P. Xie, 2014: Dependence of climate response on meridional structure of external thermal forcing,  J. Climate, 27, 5593-5600.
  • Kang, S. M., I. M. Held, and S.-P. Xie, 2014: Contrasting the Tropical Responses to Zonally Asymmetric Extratropical and Tropical Thermal Forcing, Clim. Dyn., 42, 2033-2043. offcial link PDF

  • Frierson, D. M. W., Y.-T. Hwang, N. S. Fuckar, R. Seager, S. M. Kang, A. Donohoe, E. A. Maroon, X. Liu, and D. S. Battisti, 2013: Contribution of ocean overturning circulation to tropical rainfall peak in the Northern Hemisphere, Nature Geo., DOI:10.1038/NGEO1987. official link PDF
  • Kang, S. M., C. Deser, and L. M. Polvani, 2013: Uncertainty in climate change projections of the Hadley circulation: the role of internal variability,  J. Climate, 26(19), 7541-7554. official link PDF
  • Kang, S. M., L. M. Polvani, J. C. Fyfe, S.-W. Son, M. Sigmond, and G. J. P. Correa, 2013: Modeling evidence that ozone depletion has impacted extreme precipitation in the austral summer, Geophys. Res. Lett.DOI: 10.1002/grl.50769. official link PDF, highlighted at Nature Geo
  • Hwang, Y.-T., D. M. W. Frierson, and S. M. Kang, 2013: Anthropogenic sulfate aerosol and the southward shift of tropical precipitation in the late 20th century, Geophys. Res. Lett.,  DOI:10.1002/grl.50502. official link PDF

  • Kang, S. M., and J. Lu, 2012: Expansion of the Hadley cell under global warming: winter versus summer. J. Climate, 25(24), 8387-8393. official link PDF
  • Kang, S. M., and I. M. Held, 2012: Tropical precipitation, SSTs and the surface energy budget: a zonally symmetric perspective. Clim. Dyn., 38(9-10), 1917-1924. official link PDF

  • Kang, S. M., L. M. Polvani, J. C. Fyfe, and M. Sigmond, 2011: Impact of polar ozone depletion on subtropical precipitation. Science, 332(6032), 951-954. official link PDF
  • Kang, S. M., and L. M. Polvani, 2011: The interannual relationship between the latitude of the eddy-driven jet and the edge of the Hadley cell. J. Climate, 24(2), 563-568. official link PDF

  • Zhang, R., S. M. Kang, and I. M. Held, 2010: Sensitivity of climate change induced by the weakening of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation to cloud feedback. J. Climate, 23, 378-389official link PDF
  • Kang, S. M., D. M. W. Frierson, and I. M. Held, 2009: The tropical response to extratropical thermal forcing in an idealized GCM: the importance of radiative feedbacks and convective parameterization. J. Atm. Sci., 66, 2812-2827official link PDF
  • Kang, S. M., I. M. Held, D. M. W. Frierson, and M. Zhao, 2008: The response of the ITCZ to extratropical thermal forcing: Idealized slab-ocean experiments with a GCM. J. Climate, 21(14), 3521-3532official link PDF