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      - Zhu, J., & Poulsen, C. J. On the temperature dependence of equilibrium climate sensitivity and cloud feedback in the Community Atmosphere Models. Geophysical Research Letters. in revision.
      - Du, X., Hendy, I., Hinnov, L., Brown, E., Zhu, J., Poulsen, C.J. High-resolution interannual precipitation reconstruction of Southern California: Implications for Holocene ENSO evolution. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., under review.
      - He, C., Liu, Z., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Brady, E. C., Zhu, C., Thomas, R., Clark, P., Zhu, J. … Yan, M. (2019). The Hydroclimate Footprint Accompanying Pan-Asian Monsoon Water Isotope Evolution during the Last Deglaciation. under review
      - Tierney, J.E., Poulsen, C.J., Montanez, I.P., Bhattacharya, T., Feng, R., Ford, H.L., Honisch, B., Inglis, G.N., Petersen, S. V., Sagoo, N., Tabor, C.R., Thirumalai, K., Zhu, J., Burls, N.J., Godderis, Y., Foster, G.L., Huber, B.T., Ivany, L.C., Turner, S.K., Lunt, D.J., McElwain, J.C., Mills, B.J.W., Otto-Bliesner, B.L., Ridgwell, A., Zhang, Y.G. The Future of Past Climate: Review Summary. in revision.


  1. Wang, Y., Hendy, I., Zhu, J. Expansion of the Southern California oxygen minimum zone during the early- to mid-Holocene due to reduced ventilation of the Northeast Pacific. Quat. Sci. Rev. accepted.
  2. Liu, Y., Wu, Y., Lin, Z., Zhang, Y., Zhu, J., Yi, C. (2020). Simulated Impact of the Tibetan Glacier Expansion on the Eurasian Climate and Glacial Surface Mass Balance during the Last Glacial Maximum. Journal of Climate.
  3. He, C., Liu, Z., Zhu, J., Zhang, J., Gu, S., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., … Sun, J. (2020). North Atlantic subsurface temperature response controlled by effective freshwater input in Heinrich events. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 539, 116247.
  4. Zhu, J., Poulsen, C. J., Otto-Bliesner, B. L. (2020) High climate sensitivity in CMIP6 model not supported by paleoclimate. Nature Climate Change. [FREE ACCESS] [NEWS RELEASE]
  5. Zhu, J., Poulsen, C. J., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Liu, Z., Brady, E. C., Noone, D. C. (2020). Simulation of early Eocene water isotopes using an Earth system model and its implication for past climate reconstruction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 537, 116164. [DATA]
  6. Lunt, D. J., Bragg, F., Chan, W. L., Hutchinson, D. K., Ladant, J. B., Niezgodzki, I., Steinig, S., Zhang, Z., Zhu, J., Abe-Ouchi, A., de Boer, A. M., Coxall, H. K., Donnadieu, Y., Knorr, G., Langebroek, P. M., Lohmann, G., Poulsen, C. J., Sepulchre, P., Tierney, J., Valdes, P. J., Dunkley Jones, T., Hollis, C. J., Huber, M., Otto-Bliesner, B. L. (2020). DeepMIP: Modelled large-scale features and model-data comparison for the early Eocene climatic optimum (EECO). Clim. Past Discuss., 1-27.
  7. Zhu, J., & Poulsen, C. J. (2019). Quantifying the cloud particle-size feedback in an Earth system model. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 10910–10917. [DATA]
  8. Zhu, J., Poulsen, C. J., & Tierney, J. E. (2019). Simulation of Eocene extreme warmth and high climate sensitivity through cloud feedbacks. Science Advances, 5(9), eaax1874. [DATA] [NEWS RELEASE]
  9. Brady, E., Stevenson, S., Bailey, D., Liu, Z., Noone, D., Nusbaumer, J., … Zhu, J. (2019). The Connected Isotopic Water Cycle in the Community Earth System Model Version 1. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11, 2547–2566. [DATA]
  10. Thompson, A. J., Skinner, C. B., Poulsen, C. J., & Zhu, J. (2019). Modulation of mid-Holocene African rainfall by dust aerosol direct and indirect effects. Geophysical Research Letters , 46(7), 3917–3926.
  11. Thibodeau, B., Not, C., Zhu, J., Schmittner, A., Noone, D., Tabor, C., . . . Liu, Z. (2018). Last century warming over the Canadian Atlantic shelves linked to weak Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(22), 12376–12385.
  12. Lu, Z., Liu, Z., Zhu, J., & Cobb, K. M. (2018). A Review of Paleo El Niño-Southern Oscillation. Atmosphere, 9(4), 130.
  13. Liu, Y., Zhang, M., Liu, Z., Xia, Y., Huang, Y., Peng, Y., & Zhu, J. (2018). A Possible Role of Dust in Resolving the Holocene Temperature Conundrum. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 4434.
  14. Tabor, C. R., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Brady, E. C., Nusbaumer, J., Zhu, J., Erb, M. P., . . . Noone,D. (2018). Interpreting Precession-Driven δ18O Variability in the South Asian Monsoon Region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123(11), 5927–5946.
  15. Zhu, J., Liu, Z., Brady, E. C., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Marcott, S. A., Zhang, J., . . . Noone, D. (2017). Investigating the direct meltwater effect in terrestrial oxygen-isotope paleoclimate records using an isotope-enabled Earth system model. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(24), 1250–12510.
  16. Zhu, J., Liu, Z., Brady, E., Otto-Bliesner, B., Zhang, J., Noone, D., . . .Tabor, C. (2017). Reduced ENSO variability at the LGM revealed by an isotope-enabled Earth system model. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(13), 6984–6992.
  17. Liu, W., Xie, S.-P., Liu, Z., & Zhu, J. (2017). Overlooked possibility of a collapsed Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in warming climate. Science Advances, 3(1), e1601666. [NEWS RELEASE]
  18. Lu, Z., Liu, Z., & Zhu, J. (2016). Abrupt intensification of ENSO forced by deglacial ice sheet retreat in CCSM3. Climate Dynamics, 46(5–6), 1877–1891.
  19. Guan, J., Liu, Z., Wen, X., Brady, E., Noone, D., Zhu, J., & Han, J. (2016). Understanding the temporal slope of the temperature-water isotope relation during the deglaciation using isoCAM3: The slope equation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 10342–10354.
  20. Wen, X., Liu, Z., Wang, S., Cheng, J., & Zhu, J. (2016). Correlation and anti-correlationof the East Asian summer and winter monsoons during the last 21,000 years. Nature Communications,7, 11999.
  21. Liu, W., Lu, J., Leung, L. R., Xie, S. P., Liu, Z., & Zhu, J. (2015). The de-correlation of westerly winds and westerly-wind stress over the Southern Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum. Climate Dynamics, 45(11–12), 3157–3168.
  22. Zhu, J., Liu, Z., Zhang, J., & Liu, W. (2015). AMOC response to global warming: dependence on the background climate and response timescale. Climate Dynamics, 44(11), 3449–3468. [PDF]
  23. Zhu, J., Liu, Z., Zhang, X., Eisenman, I., & Liu, W. (2014). Linear weakening of the AMOC in response to receding glacial ice sheets in CCSM3. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(17), 6252–6258. [PDF]
  24. Liu, Z., Zhu, J., Rosenthal, Y., Zhang, X., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Timmermann, A., . . .Timm, O.E. (2014). The Holocene temperature conundrum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(34), E3501–E3505. [NEWS RELEASE]
  25. Nace, T. E., Baker, P. A., Dwyer, G. S., Silva, C. G., Rigsby, C. A., Burns, S. J., Zhu, J. (2014). The role of North Brazil Current transport in the paleoclimate of the Brazilian Nordeste margin and paleoceanography of the western tropical Atlantic during the late Quaternary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 415, 3–13.
  26. Huang, B., Zhu, J., & Yang, H. (2014). Mechanisms of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation(AMOC) variability in a coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 31(2), 241–251.
  27. Liu, Z., Carlson, a. E., He, F., Brady, E. C., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Briegleb, B. P., . . . Zhu, J. (2012). Younger Dryas cooling and the Greenland climate response to CO2. Proceedings ofthe National Academy of Sciences, 109(28), 11101–11104. [NEWS RELEASE]
  28. Zhu, J. & Yang, H. (2012). Response of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation to changes of atmospheric green house gases. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 48(2), 231–238. (in Chinese) [ABSTRACT] [PDF]
  29. Yang, H., & Zhu, J. (2011). Equilibrium thermal response timescale of global oceans, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L14711. [PDF]
  30. Qian, W., Zhu, J., Wang, Y., & Fu, J. (2009). Regional relationship between the Jiang-Huai Meiyu and the equatorial surface-subsurface temperature anomalies, Chinese Science Bulletin, 54(1), 113–119.