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Kwon, Y.-O., A. Camacho*, C. Martinez-Zayas*, and H. Seo: North Atlantic Eddy-driven Jet and Blocking Variability in the Community Earth System Model Version 1 Large Ensemble Simulations. Climate Dyn., Submitted.

Ummenhofer, C.C., H. Seo, Y.-O. Kwon, S. Brands, and T.M. Joyce: Links between North Atlantic atmospheric blocking and trends in European winter precipitation. Geophys. Res. Lett., Submitted.

Seo, H., Y.-O. Kwon, T.M. Joyce, and C.C. Ummenhofer: Predominant nonlinear response of the extratropical atmosphere to meridional shift of the Gulf Stream. J. Climate, Submitted.

Frankignoul, C., G. Gastineau, and Y.-O. Kwon: Estimation of the SST response to anthropogenic and external forcing, and its impact on the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, J. Climate, Submitted.

Révelard, A., C. Frankignoul, and Y.-O. Kwon: A multivariate estimate of the cold season atmospheric response to North Pacific SST variability. J. Climate, Submitted.

Woollings, T., E. Barnes, B. Hoskins, Y.-O. Kwon, R.W. Lee, C. Li, E. Madonna, M. McGraw, T. Parker, R. Rodrigues, C. Spensberger, and K. Williams: Daily to decadal modulation of jet variability. J. Climate, Submitted.

Papers published and in-press (*: Student or post-doc)


Davis, X. J.*, T.M. Joyce, and Y.-O. Kwon, 2017: Prediction of silver hake distribution on the Northeast U.S. shelf based on the Gulf Stream path index. Cont. Shelf Res., 138, 51-64, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2017.03.003. [pdf]

Parfitt, R., A.*, Czaja, and Y.-O. Kwon, 2017: The impact of SST resolution change in the ERA-Interim reanalysis on wintertime Gulf Stream frontal air-sea interaction. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073028. [pdf]

Booth, J.F., Y.-O. Kwon, S. Ko, R.J. Small, and R. Msadek, 2017: Spatial Patterns and Intensity of the Winter Surface Storm Tracks in the CESM, GFDL and GISS CMIP5 Models, J. Climate, In press. [pdf]

Lee, H.J., M.O. Kwon, S.-W. Yeh, Y.-O. Kwon, W. Park, J.-H. Park, Y.H. Kim, and M.A. Alexander, 2017: Impact of poleward moisture transport from the North Pacific on the acceleration of sea-ice loss in the Arctic since 2002. J. Climate, In-press. [pdf]


Révelard, A., C. Frankignoul, N. Sennéchael, Y.-O. Kwon, and B. Qiu, 2016: Influence of the decadal variability of the Kuroshio Extension on the atmospheric circulation in the cold season. J. Climate29, 2123-2144, doi: [pdf]

Richaud, B.*, Y.-O. Kwon, T.M. Joyce, P.S. Fratantoni, and S.J. Lentz, 2016: Surface and bottom temperature and salinity climatology along the continental shelf off the Canadian and U.S. East Coasts. Cont. Shelf Res., 124, 165-181, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2016.06.005. [pdf]

Chen, K.*, Y.-O. Kwon, and G. Gawarkiewicz, 2016: Interannual Variability of Winter-Spring Temperature in the Middle Atlantic Bight: Relative Contributions of Atmospheric and Oceanic Processes. J. Geophys. Res.121, 4209–4227. 10.1002/2016JC011646. [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., J.J. Park, S.F. Gary, and M.S. Lozier, 2015: Year-to-year re-outcropping of Eighteen Degree Water in an eddy-resolving ocean simulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 1189-1204. doi: [pdf]

Smirnov, D.*, M. Newman, M.A. Alexander, Y.-O. Kwon, and C. Frankignoul, 2015: Investigating the local atmospheric response to a realistic shift in the Oyashio sea surface temperature front. J. Climate, 28, 1126-1147. doi: [pdf]

Chen, K.*, G. Gawarkiewicz, Y.-O. Kwon, and W. G. Zhang, 2015: Role of atmospheric forcing versus ocean advection during the anomalous warming on the Northeast U.S. shelf in 2012, J. Geophys. Res.120, 4324–4339, doi:10.1002/2014JC010547. [pdf]

Frankignoul, C., G. Gastineau, and Y.-O. Kwon, 2015: Wintertime atmospheric response to North Atlantic ocean circulation variability in a climate model.  J. Climate, 28, 7659-7677, doi: [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., and C. Frankignoul, 2014: Mechanisms of Multidecadal Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Variability Diagnosed in Depth versus Density Space. J. Climate, 27, 9359-9376. doi: [pdf]

Pak, G., Y.-H. Park, F. Vivier, Y.-O. Kwon, and K.-I. Chang, 2014: Non-stationary relationship between the East Asian winter monsoon and North Pacific Oscillation. J. Climate, 27, 8185–8204. doi:[pdf]

Seo, H., Y.-O. Kwon, and J.-J. Park, 2014: On the effect of marginal sea SST variability on the North Pacific atmospheric circulation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020523. [pdf]

Grist, J., S.A. Josey, R. Marsh, Y.-O. Kwon, R.J. Bingham, A.T. Blaker, 2014: The Surface-Forced Overturning of the North Atlantic: Estimates from Modern Era Atmospheric Reanalysis Datasets. J. Climate, 27, 3596-3618, doi: [pdf]

Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, Y.-O. Kwon, and J.J. Park, 2014: The fate of North Atlantic Subtropical Mode Water in the FLAME model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 1354–1371. doi: [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., and T.M. Joyce, 2013: Northern Hemisphere Winter Atmospheric Transient Eddy Heat Fluxes and the Gulf Stream and Kuroshio-Oyashio Extension Variability. J. Climate, 26, 9839-9859, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00647.1. [pdf]

Frankignoul, C., G. Gastineau, and Y.-O. Kwon, 2013: The influence of the AMOC variability on the atmosphere in CCSM3. J. Climate, 26, 9774-9790, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00862.1. [pdf]

Douglass, E.M., Y.-O. Kwon, and S.R. Jayne, 2013: A Comparison of Subtropical Mode Waters in a Climatologically-Forced Model. Deep-Sea Res II, 91, 139-151, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.023. [pdf]

Davis, X.J.*, F. Straneo, Y.-O. Kwon, K.A. Kelly, and J.M. Toole, 2013: Evolution and Formation of North Atlantic Eighteen Degree Water in the Sargasso Sea from Moored Data. Deep-Sea Res. II, 91, 11-24, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.024. [pdf]

Fratantoni, D.M., Y.-O. Kwon, B.A. Hodges, 2013: Direct Observation of Subtropical Mode Water Circulation in the Western North Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Res. II, 91, 35-56, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.027. [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., and C. Frankignoul, 2012: Stochastically-Driven multi-decadal variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation in CCSM3. Climate Dyn., 38, 895-876, doi:10.1007/s00382-011-1040-2. [pdf]

Deser, C., A. S. Phillips, R. A. Tomas, Y. Okumura, M. A. Alexander, A. Capotondi, J. D. Scott, Y. -O. Kwon, and M. Ohba, 2012: ENSO and Pacific Decadal Variability in Community Climate System Model Version 4. J. Climate, 25, 2609-2621, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00301.1. [pdf]

Danabasoglu, G., S.G. Yeager, Y.-O. Kwon, J.J. Tribbia, A.S. Phillips, and J. Hurrell, 2012: Variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in CCSM4. J. Climate, 25, 5153-5172, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00595.1. [pdf]

Andres, M.*, J. Yang, and Y.-O. Kwon: 2012: Adjustment of a wind-driven two-layer system with mid-basin topography. J. Mar. Res., 70, 851-882. [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., C. Deser, and C. Cassou, 2011: Coupled Atmosphere – Mixed Layer Ocean Response to Ocean Heat Flux Convergence along the Kuroshio Current Extension. Climate Dyn., 36, 2295-2312, doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0764-8. [pdf]

Frankignoul, C., N. Sennéchael, Y.-O. Kwon, and M.A. Alexander, 2011: Atmosphere-ocean variability associated with Kuroshio and Oyashio Extension fluctuations. J. Climate, 24, 762-777, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3731.1. [pdf]

Andres, M.*, Y.-O. Kwon, and J. Yang., 2011: Observations of the Kuroshio’s barotropic and baroclinic responses to basin-wide wind forcing, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C04011, doi:10.1029/2010JC006863. [pdf]

Nye, J.A., T.M. Joyce, Y.-O. Kwon, and J.S. Link, 2011: Gulf Stream position determines spatial distribution of silver hake. Nature Commun., 2:412, doi:10.1038/ncomms1420. [pdf]

Park, J.-J.*, Y.-O. Kwon, and J.F. Price, 2011: Argo Array Observation of Ocean Heat Content Changes induced by Tropical Cyclones in the North Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C12025, doi:10.1029/2011JC007165. [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., M.A. Alexander, N.A. Bond, C. Frankignoul, H. Nakamura, B. Qiu, L. Thompson, 2010: Role of Gulf Stream and Kuroshio-Oyashio Systems in Large-Scale Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction: A Review. J. Climate, 23, 3249–3281. [pdf]

Kelly, K.A., R.J. Small, R.M. Samelson, B. Qiu, T.M. Joyce, Y.-O. Kwon, and M. Cronin, 2010: Western Boundary Currents and Frontal Air-Sea Interaction: Gulf Stream and Kuroshio Extension. J. Climate, 23, 5644-5667. [pdf]

Thompson, L., and Y.-O. Kwon, 2010: An enhancement of a coupled mode of variability in CCSM3 in the North Pacific owing to ocean model biases. J. Climate, 23, 6221-6233. [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., and C. Deser, 2007:  North Pacific decadal variability in Community Climate System Model Version 2.  J. Climate, 20, 2416–2433. [pdf]

Jochum, M., G. Danabasoglu, M. Holland, Y.-O. Kwon, and W.G. Large, 2008: Ocean viscosity and climate, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C06017, doi:10.1029/2007JC004515. [pdf]

Joyce, T.M., Y.-O. Kwon, and L. Yu, 2009: On the relationship between synoptic wintertime atmospheric variability and path shifts in the Gulf Stream and Kuroshio Extension. J. Climate, 22, 3177-3192. [pdf]

Trossman, D.S., L. Thompson, K.A. Kelly, and Y.-O. Kwon, 2009: Estimates of North Atlantic ventilation and mode water formation for winters 2002-2006. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 2600-2617. [pdf]


Kwon, Y.-O., K. Kim, Y.-G. Kim, and K.-R. Kim, 2004: Diagnosing long-term trends of the water mass properties in the East Sea (Sea of Japan).  Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L20306, doi:10.1029/2004GL020881. [pdf]

Kwon, Y.-O., and S.C. Riser, 2004:  North Atlantic Subtropical Mode Water:  A history of ocean-atmosphere interaction 1961-2000.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L19307, doi:10.1029/2004GL021116. [pdf]

Kwon, Y.-O., and S.C. Riser, 2005:  The general circulation of the western subtropical North Atlantic observed using profiling floats.  J. Geophys. Res., 110 (C10), C10012, doi:10.1029/2005JC002909. [pdf]

Alexander, M.A. , J. Yin, G. Branstator, A. Capotondi, C. Cassou, R. Cullather, Y.-O. Kwon, J. Norris, J. Scott, and I. Wainer, 2006: Extratropical atmosphere-ocean variability in the CCSM3.  J. Climate, 19, 2482-2495. [pdf]

Peng, G., E.P. Chassignet, Y.-O. Kwon, and S.C. Riser, 2006:  Investigation of variability of the North Atlantic Subtropical Mode Water using profiling float data and numerical model outputs.  Ocean Modelling, 13, 65-85. [pdf]


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