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Qian Li


I am a postdoctoral associate at MIT, studying the impact of Antarctic and Greenland ice sheet melt on the climate system with advisor John Marshall.


• Submitted/In press:
[10] Li, Q., J. Marshall, C. D. Rye, A. Romanou, D. Rind, & M. Kelley, 2023: Global Climate Impacts of Greenland and Antarctic Meltwater: A Comparative Study, Journal of Climate, In Press. Link

• Published:
[9] Li, Q., M. H. England, A. McC. Hogg, S. R. Rintoul, & A. K. Morrison, 2023: Abyssal Ocean Overturning Slowdown And Warming Driven By Antarctic Meltwater, Nature, 615, 841–847. Link | The Conversation | The Guardian | Yahoo! News | UNSW CCRC Blog | CSIRO Blog
[8] Li, Q., M. H. England, & 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., & 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, & 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, & 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., & 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, & 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, & 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, & 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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