Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

Levine X. J., and W. R. Boos, 2017: Land surface albedo bias in climate models and its association with tropical rainfall. Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 1-10, doi:10.1002/2017GL072510. [pdf] [SI] [official version]

Wills, R.C., and X. J. Levine, and T. Schneider, 2017: Local energetic constraints on Walker circulation strength. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 1907-1922. [pdf][official version]

Levine X. J., and W. R. Boos, 2016: A mechanism for the response of the zonally asymmetric subtropical hydrologic cycle to global warming. Journal of Climate, 29, 7851-7867. [pdf] [official version]

Levine X. J., and T. Schneider, 2015: Baroclinic eddies and the extent of the Hadley circulation: An idealized GCM study. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 72, 2744-2761. [pdf] [official version]

Levine X. J., and T. Schneider, 2011: Response of the Hadley circulation to climate change in an aquaplanet GCM coupled to a simple representation of ocean heat transport. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 769-783. [pdf] [official version]

Schneider, T., P. A. O'Gorman, and X. J. Levine, 2010: Water vapor and the dynamics of climate changes. Reviews of Geophysics, 48, RG3001, doi:10.1029/2009RG000302. [pdf] [official version]

Manuscript in review

Levine X. J., and W. R. Boos: Sensitivity of subtropical stationary circulations to global warming in climate models: A baroclinic Rossby gyre theory. Climate Dynamics.