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Qian Li


I am a postdoctoral associate at MIT, studying the impact of glacial melt on the climate system with advisor John Marshall.


Published / In Press:

[8] Li, Q., M. H. England, and A. McC. Hogg, 2021: Transient response of the Southern Ocean to idealized wind and thermal forcing across different model resolutions, Journal of Climate, 34, 5477–5496. Link

[7] Li, Q., and M. H. England, 2020: Tropical Indo–Pacific teleconnections to Southern Ocean mixed layer variability, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088466. Link

[6] Li, Q., S. Lee, M. H. England, and J. L. McClean, 2019: Seasonal-to-interannual response of Southern Ocean mixed layer depth to the Southern Annular Mode from a global 1/10° ocean model, Journal of Climate, 32, 6177–6195. Link

[5] Li, Q., S. Lee, and M. R. Mazloff, 2018: Evidence of jet-scale overturning ocean circulations in Argo float trajectories, Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 11,866–11,874. Link

[4] Li, Q., and S. Lee, 2017: A mechanism of mixed-layer formation in the Indo-western Pacific Southern Ocean: preconditioning by an eddy-driven jet-scale overturning circulation, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 47, 2755–2772. Link

[3] Li, Q., S. Lee, and A. Griesel, 2016: Eddy fluxes and jet-scale overturning Circulations in the Indo-Western Pacific Southern Ocean, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46, 2943–2959. Link

[2] Ren, R.-C., S.Y. Sun, Y. Yang and Q. Li, 2016: Summer SST anomalies in the Indian Ocean and the Seasonal timing of ENSO decay phase, Climate Dynamics, 47, 1827–1844. Link

[1] Li, Q., R.-C., Ren, M., Cai, and G.-X., Wu, 2012: Attribution of the Summer Warming Since 1970s in Indian Ocean Basin to the Inter-decadal Change in the Seasonal Timing of El Niño Decay Phase, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L12702. Link

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