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104. Park*, M.-G., and S. Lee, 2020: A mechanism for the midwinter minimum in North Pacific storm-track intensity from a global perspective. Geophy. Res. Lett.,47, 10.1029/2019GL086052. [PDF]

103. Gong, T., S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2020: Rossby wave propagation from the Arctic into midlatitudes: Does it arise from in-situ latent heating or a trans-Arctic wave train? J. Climate, [Online]

102. Cohen, J., Zhang, X., Francis, J. et al., 2020: Divergent consensuses on Arctic amplification influence on midlatitude severe winter weather. Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 20–29 doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0662-y [Online]

101. 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. J. Climate, 32, 6177–6195, [Online]

100. Park*, M., and S. Lee, 2019: Relationship between Tropical and Extratropical Diabatic Heating and Their Impact on Stationary–Transient Wave Interference. J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 2617–2633, [Online]

99. Baggett, C, and S. Lee, 2019: Summertime midlatitude weather and climate extremes induced by moisture intrusions to the west of Greenland. Q J R Meteorol Soc.; 1– 13. [Online]

98. Clark*, J. P., and S. Lee, 2019: The Role of the Tropically Excited Arctic Warming Mechanism on the Warm Arctic Cold Continent Surface Air Temperature Trend Pattern. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 8490– 8499. [Online]

97. Schulte, J. A., and S. Lee, 2019: Long Island Sound temperature variability and its associations withthe ridge-trough dipole and tropical modes of sea surface temperature variability. Ocean Sci., 15, 161-178. [Online]

96. Franzke, C., J. Damjan, S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein, 2019: Systematic Decomposition of the MJO and its Northern Hemipshere Extra-Tropical Response into Rossby and Inertio-Gravity Components. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc. [Online]

95. Lee, S., C. Woods and R. Caballero, 2019: Relation between Arctic moisture flux and tropical temperature biases in CMIP5 simulations and its fingerprint in RCP8.5 projections. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2018GL080562. [Online]

94. Li*, Q., S. Lee, and M. Mazloff, 2018: Evidence of jet-scale overturning ocean circulation in Argo float trajectories. Geophys. Res. Lett, [Online]

93. Goss, M., S. Lee, S. B. Feldstein, and N. Diffenbaugh, 2018: Can ENSO-like convection force an ENSO-like extratropical response on subseasonal time scales? J. Climate, 31, 8339-8349. [Online]

92. Chen, X., D. Luo, S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2018: Impact of winter Ural blocking on Arctic sea ice: short-time variability. J. Climate, 31, 2267-2282. [Online]

91. Lee, S., Gong, T., Feldstein, S. B., Screen, J. A., & Simmonds, I., 2017: Revisiting the cause of the 1989–2009 Arctic surface warming using the surface energy budget: Downward infrared radiation dominates the surface fluxes. Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 10,654–10,661. [Online]

90. 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. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 2755-2772. [PDF]

89. Schulte*, J. A., R G. Najjar, and S. Lee, 2017: Salinity and streamflow variability in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and its relationship with large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns. J. Hydrology, 550, 65-79. [Online]

88. Lee*, M.-H., S. Lee, H.-J. Song, and C.-H. Ho, 2017: The recent increase in the occurrence of a boreal summer teleconnection and its relationship with temperature extremes. J. Climate. [Online]

87. Baggett*, C. and S. Lee 2017: An identification of the mechanisms that lead to Arctic warming during planetary-scale and synoptic-scale wave life cycles. J. Atmos. Sci. [Online]

86. Bannon, P. R., and S. Lee 2017: Towards Quantifying the Climate Heat Engine: Solar Absorption and Terrestrial Emission Temperatures and Material Entropy Production. J. Atmos. Sci. [Online]

85. Schulte, J. A., and S. Lee 2017: Strengthening North Pacific Influences on United States Temperature Variability. Scientific Reports, 7, 124, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00175-y. [Online]

84. Gong, T., S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2017: The role of downward infrared radiation in the recent Arctic winter warming trend. J. Climate, DOI:, [Online] [PDF]

83. Dai*, Y., S. B. Feldstein, B. Tan, and S. Lee, 2017: Formation mechanisms of the Pacific/North American teleconnection with and without its canonical tropical convection pattern. J. Climate, DOI:, [Online]

82. Lukens*, K. E., S. B. Feldstein, C. Yoo, and S. Lee, 2017: The dynamics of the extratropical response to Madden-Julian Oscillation convection. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., DOI: 10.1002/qj.2993. [Online]

81. Jiang, Z., S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2017: The relationship between the Madden Julian Oscillation and the North Atlantic Oscillation. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., DOI: 10.1002/qj.2917. [Online]

80. Wang*, L., and S. Lee, 2016: The role of eddy diffusivity on poleward jet shift. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 4945-4958. [PDF]

79. Baggett*, C., S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein, 2016: An investigation of the presence of atmospheric rivers over the North Pacific during planetary-scale wave life cycles and their role in Arctic warming. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 4329-4347. [PDF]

78. Li*, Q., S. Lee, and A. Griesel, 2016: Eddy fluxes and jet-scale overturning Circulations in the Indo-Western Pacific Southern Ocean. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46, 2943-2959. [PDF]

77. Franzke, C., S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein, 2016: Evaluating Arctic warming mechanisms in CMIP5 models. Climate Dynamics. [Online]

76. Sohn, B.-J., S. Lee, E.-S. Chung, and H.-J. Song, 2016: The role of the dry static stability for the recent change in the Pacific Walker Circulation. J. Climate, 29, 2765-2779. [PDF]

75. Goss*, M., S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2016: Stationary wave interference, and its relation to tropical convection and Arctic warming J. Climate, 29, 1369-1389. [PDF]

74. Flournoy*, M. D., S. B. Feldstein, S. Lee, and E. E., Clothiaux, 2016: Exploring the Tropically Excited Arctic Warming Mechanism with station data: Links between tropical convection and Arctic downward infrared radiation. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 1143-1158. [PDF]

73. Yuan, J., B. Tan, S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2015: Wintertime North Pacific teleconnection patterns: seasonal and interannual variability. J. Climate, 28, 8247-8263. [PDF]

72. Park, H.-S., S. Lee, Y. Kosaka, S.-W. Son and S.-W. Kim, 2015: The impact of Arctic winter infrared radiation on early summer sea ice.
J. Climate, 28, 6281-6296. [PDF] [Online]

71. Park, H.-S., S. Lee, S.-W. Son, S. B. Feldstein, and Y. Kosaka, 2015: The impact of poleward moisture and sensible heat flux on Arctic winter sea-ice variability.
J. Climate, 28, 5030-5040. [PDF] [Online]

70. Tan, B., J. Yuan, Y. Dai, and S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2015: The linkage between the Eastern Pacific teleconnection pattern and convective heating over the tropical western Pacific.
J. Climate, 28, 5783-5794.[PDF]

69. Park*, D.-S., S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein 2015: Attribution of the recent winter sea-ice decline over the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean.
J. Climate, 28, 4027-4033. [PDF] [Online]

68. Baggett*, C., and S. Lee, 2015: Arctic warming induced by tropically forced tapping of available potential energy and the role of the planetary-scale waves
J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 1562-1568. [Online]

67. Feldstein, S. B., and S. Lee, 2014: Intraseasonal and Interdecadal Jet Shifts in the Northern Hemisphere: the Role of Warm Pool Tropical Convection and Sea Ice
J. Climate, 27, 6497-6518. [PDF] [Online]

66. Lee, S., and C. Yoo, 2014: On the causal relationship between poleward heat flux and the equator-to-pole temperature gradient: a cautionary tale
J. Climate, 27, 6519-6525. [PDF] [Online]

65. Baggett*, C., and Lee, S., 2014: Ekman pumping and the energetics of the Southern Hemisphere eddy life cycle.
J. Atmos.Sci., 71, 2944-2961. [Online]

64. Feldstein, S. B., and S. Lee, 2014: The influence of tropical convection on Arctic climate variability. US CLIVAR Variations. 12, 3, 6-9. [PDF]

63. Lee, S., 2014: A theory for polar amplification from a general circulation perspective.
Asia-Pac. J. Atmos. Sci., 50(1), 31-43. [PDF]

62. Yoo, C., S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2013: The prominence of a tropical convective signal in the wintertime Arctic temperature. Atmos. Sci. Let., DOI: 10.1002/asl2.455. [PDF]

61. L'Heureux, M., S. Lee, and B. Lyon 2013: Recent Multi-decadal Strengthening of the Walker Circulation across the Tropical Pacific.
Nature Climate Change, 3, 571–576. doi:10.1038/nclimate1840. [Online]

60. Park*, M., and S. Lee, 2013: The impact of meridional shear on baroclinic life cycle.
Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (APJAS), 49, 133-137. DOI: 10.1007/s13143-013-0014-1 [Online First]

59. Lee, S., and S. B. Feldstein 2013: Detecting ozone- and greenhouse-gas-driven wind trends with observational data.
Science, 339(6119), 563-567. DOI: 10.1126/science.1225154. [Abstract] [Reprint] [Full text]

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58. Yuan*, J., S. Lee, and B. Tan, 2013: Observational evidence for the mechanism of the poleward propagation of zonal wind anomalies over the North Atlantic.
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., DOI:10.1002/qj.2010. [PDF]

57. Garfinkel, C., S. B. Feldstein, D. Waugh, C. Yoo, and S. Lee, 2012: Observed connections between stratospheric sudden warmings and the Madden-Julian Oscillation.
Geophys. Res. Lett., [PDF]

56. Lee, S. 2012: Testing of the tropically excited Arctic warming (TEAM) mechanism with traditional El Nino and La Nina.
J. Climate, 25, 4015-4022. [PDF]

55. Yoo*, C., S. Lee, and S. Feldstein, 2012: The impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation trend on the Antarctic warming during the 1979-2008 austral winter.
Atmospheric Science Letter, 13, 194-199. [PDF]

54. Yoo*, C., S. Lee, and S. Feldstein, 2012: Arctic response to an MJO-like tropical heating in an idealized GCM.
J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 2379-2393. [PDF]

53. Yoo*, C., S. Lee, and S. Feldstein, 2012: Mechanisms of extratropical surface air temperature change in response to the Madden-Julian Oscillation.
Journal of Climate, 17, 5777-5790. [PDF]

52. Edson*, A., J. Kasting, D. Pollard, S. Lee, and P. Bannon, 2012: The Carbonate-Silicate Cycle and CO2/Climate Feedbacks on Terrestrial Planets Orbiting Low Mass Stars.
Astrobiology, June 2012, 12(6): 562-571. doi:10.1089/ast.2011.0762. [link]

51. Fan*, F., M. Mann, S. Lee, J. Evans, 2012: Projected future changes in the South Asian Summer Monsoon: Analaysis of mechanisms in 720 ppm stabilization experiment.
J. Climate, 25, 3909-3928.

50. Yoo*, C., S. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2011: Impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) trend on the polar amplification of surface air temperature during 1979-2008 boreal winter.
Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L24804, doi:10.1029/2011GL049881. [PDF]

49. Haqq-Misra*, J., S. Lee, D. Frierson, 2011: Tropopause structure and the role of eddies.
J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2930-2944. [PDF]

48. Yuan*, J., S. B. Feldstein, S. Lee, and B. Tan, 2011: The relationship between the North Atlantic jet and tropical convection over the Indian and western Pacific Oceans.
J. Climate, 24, 6100-6113. [PDF]

47. Lee, S., T. T. Gong*, N. C. Johnson, S. B. Feldstein, and D. Pollard, 2011: On the possible link between tropical convection and the Northern Hemisphere Arctic surface air temperature change between 1958-2001.
J. Climate, 24, 4350-4367. [PDF]

46. Haqq-Misra*, J., J. Kasting, and S. Lee, 2011: Availability of O2 and H2O2 on the Pre-photosynthetic Earth.
Astrobiology. [link]

45. Lee, S., S. B. Feldstein, D. Pollard, and T. S. White, 2011: Do Planetary Wave Dynamics Contribute to Equable Climates?
J. Climate, 24, 2391-2404. [PDF]

44. Edson*, A., S. Lee, P. Bannon, J. Kasting, and D. Pollard, 2011: Atmospheric Circulations of terrestrial planets orbiting low mass stars.
ICARUS, 212, 1-13. [link]

43. Franzke, C., S. B. Feldstein, and S. Lee, 2011: Synoptic analysis of the Pacific-North American Teleconnection Pattern.
Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. [link]

42. Thompson, A. M., A. L. Allen, S. Lee, S. K. Miller, and J. C. Witte, 2011: Gravity and Rossby wave signatures in the tropical troposphere and lower stratosphere based on Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes (SHADOZ), 1998-2007.
J. Geophys. Res., 116, D05302, doi:10.1029/2009JD013429. [PDF]

41. Ryu*, J.-H., and S. Lee, 2010: Effect of tropical waves on the tropical tropopause-transition-layer upwelling.
J. Atmos. Sci.,67, 3130-3148. [PDF]

40. Fan*, F., M. E. Mann, S. Lee, and J. L. Evans 2010: Observed and modeled changes in the South Asian Summer Monsoon over the historical period.
J. Climate, 23, 5193-5205.

39. Lee, S., D. M. Shelow*, A. M. Thompson, and S. K. Miller, 2010: QBO and ENSO Variability in Temperature and Ozone from SHADOZ (1998-2005)
J. Geophys. Res., 115, D18105, doi:10/1029/2009JF013320. [PDF]

38. Yoo*, C., and S. Lee, 2010: Persistent multiple jets and potential vorticity staircase.
J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 2279-2295. [PDF]

37. Lee, S., 2010: Dissipative energization of baroclinic waves by surface Ekman pumping.
J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 2251-2259. [PDF]

36. Lee, S., 2010: Finite-amplitude equilibration of baroclinic waves on a jet.
J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 434-451. [PDF]

35. Illari, L., J. Marshall, P. Bannon, J. Botella, R. Clark, T. Haine, A. Kumar, S. Lee, K. J. MacKin, G. A. McKinley, M. Margan, R. Najjar, T. Sikora, and A. Tandon, 2009: "WEATHER IN A TANK" - exploiting laboratory experiments in the teaching of meteorology, oceanography, and climate.
Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, 1619-1632. [PDF]

34. Kravtsov, S., J. E. Ten Hoeve*, S. B. Feldstein, S. Lee, and S.-W. Son*, 2009: The relationship between statistically
linear and nonlinear feedbacks and zonal-mean flow variability in an idealized climate model.
J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 353-372. [PDF]

33. Ryu*, J.-H., S. Lee, and S.-W. Son*, 2008: Vertically propagating Kelvin waves and tropical tropopause variability.
J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1817-1837. [PDF]

32. Son*, S-W, S. Lee, S. Feldstein, and J. Ten Hoeve*, 2008:  Time scale and feedback of zonal mean flow variability.
J. Atmos. Sci, 65, 935-952. [PDF]

31. Son*, S.-W. and S. Lee, 2007: Intraseasonal variability of the zonal-mean tropical tropopause height.
J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 2695-2706. [PDF]

30. Lee, S., S-W. Son*, K. Grise*, and S. B. Feldstein, 2007: A mechanism for poleward propagation of zonal mean flow anomalies.
J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 849-868. [PDF]

29. Son*, S-W., S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein, 2007: Intraseasonal variability of extratropical tropopause height.
J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 608-620. [PDF]

28. Williams*, L. N., S. Lee, and S.-W. Son*, 2007: Dynamics of the Southern Hemisphere spiral jet.
J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 548-563. [PDF]

27. Son*, S.-W., and S. Lee, 2006: Preferred mode of variability and their relationship with climate change.
J. Climate 19, 2063-2075. [PDF]

26. Son*, S.-W. and S. Lee, 2005: The response of westerly jets to thermal driving in a primitive equation model.
J. Atmos. Sci.,  62, 3741-3757. [PDF]

25. Lee, S. 2005: Baroclinic multiple zonal jets on the sphere.
J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 2484-2498. [PDF]

24. Kim*, H.-k., and S. Lee, 2004: The wave-zonal mean flow interaction in the Southern Hemisphere.
J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1055-1067. [PDF]

23. Franzke*, C., S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein, 2004: Is the North Atlantic Oscillation a breaking wave?
J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 145-160. [PDF]

22. Benedict*, J. J., S. Lee, and S. B. Feldstein, 2004: Synoptic view of the North Atlantic Oscillation.
J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 121-144. [PDF]

21. Lee, S., and H.-k. Kim*, 2003: The dynamical relationship between subtropical and eddy-driven jets.
J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 1490-1503. [PDF]

20. Thompson, D. W. J., S. Lee, and HM. P. Baldwin, 2002: Atmospheric processes governing the Northern Hemisphere annual mode/North Atlantic Oscillation. and eddy-driven jets. AGU monograph: The North Atlantic Oscillation: Climate significance and environmental impact. Ed. J. W. Hurrel, Y. Kushner, G. Ottersen, and M. Visbeck. PDF]

19. Boehm*, M. and S. Lee, 2003: The mechanism of tropical cirrus cloud formation and upwelling of the Brewer-Dobson circulation.
J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 247-261. [PDF]

18. Chang, E. K. M., S. Lee, and K. L. Swanson, 2002: Storm track dynamics.
J. Climate, 15, 2163-2183. [PDF]

17. Kim*, H.-k., and S. Lee, 2001: Hadley cell dynamics in a primitive equation model: Part II. Non-axisymmetric flow.
J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 2859-2871. [PDF]

16. Kim*, H.-k., and S. Lee, 2001: Hadley cell dynamics in a primitive equation model: Part I. Axisymmetric flow.
J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 2845-2858. [PDF]

15. Cash*, B., and S. Lee, 2001: Observed nonmodal growth of the Pacific-North American Teleconnection pattern.
J. Climate, 14, 1017-1028. [PDF]

14. Cash*, B., and S. Lee, 2000: Dynamical process of atmospheric blocking.
J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 3202-3218. [PDF]

13. Lee, S., 2000: Barotropic effects on atmospheric storm tracks.
J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1420-1435. [PDF]

12. Lee, S., 1999: Why are the climatological zonal mean winds easterly in the equatorial upper troposphere?
J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 1353-1363. [PDF]

11. Feldstein, S. B., and S. Lee, 1998: Is the atmospheric zonal index driven by an eddy feedback?
J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 3077-3086. [PDF]

10. Lee, S., 1997: Maintenance of multiple jets in a baroclinic flow.
J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 1726-1738. [PDF]

9. Lee, S., and J. L. Anderson, 1996: A simulation of atmospheric storm tracks with a forced barotropic model.
J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 2113-2128. [PDF]

8. Feldstein, S. B., and S. Lee, 1996: Mechanisms of zonal index variability in an aquaplanet GCM.
J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 3541-3555. [PDF]

7. Lee, S., and S. B. Feldstein, 1996: Mechanism of zonal index evolution in a two-layer model.
J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 2232-2246. [PDF]

6. Lee, S., and S. B. Feldstein, 1996: Two types of wave breaking in an aquaplanet GCM.
J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 842-857. [PDF]

5. Feldstein, S. B., and S. Lee, 1995: The intraseasonal evolution of angular momentum in aquaplanet and realistic GCMs.
J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 625-649. [PDF]

4. Lee, S., 1995: Linear modes and storm tracks in a two-layer primitive equation model.
J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 1841-1862. [PDF]

3. Lee, S., 1995: Localized storm tracks in the absence of local instability.
J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 977-989. [PDF]

2. Lee*, S., and I. M. Held, 1993: Baroclinic wave packets in models and observations.
J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 1413-1428. [PDF]

1. Lee*, S., and I. M. Held, 1991: Subcritical instability and hysteresis in a two-layer model.
J. Atmos. Sci., 48, 1071-1077.


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