Submitted/In revision:

  1. Huang, H., C. M. Patricola, E. Bercos-Hickey, Y. Zhou, A. M. Rhoades, M. Risser, and W. D. Collins. Sources of subseasonal-to-seasonal predictability of atmospheric rivers and precipitation in the western United States

  2. O'Brien, T.A., M.F. Wehner, A. Payne, C. Shields, J. Rutz, R. Leung, F.M. Ralph, B. Guan, J. Lora, E. McClenny, K. Nardi, A. Ramos, R. Tomé, C. Sarangi, E. Shearer, P.A. Ullrich, C.M. Zarzycki, B. Loring, H. Huang, H. Inda Díaz, A.M. Rhoades, and Y. Zhou. Increases in Future AR Count and Size: Overview of the ARTMIP Tier 2 CMIP5/6 Experiment

  3. Díaz, H.I., T. A. O’Brien, Y. Zhou, and W. D. Collins. Constraining and Characterizing the size of Atmospheric Rivers: A perspective independent from the detection algorithm.

  4. Zhou, Y., T. A. O’Brien, P. A. Ullrich, W. D. Collins, C. M. Patricola, and A. M. Rhoades. Uncertainties in Atmospheric River Life Cycles by Detection Algorithms: Climatology and Variability

  5. Zhou, Y., H. Kim, and D. E. Waliser. Variation of North Pacific Atmospheric River Life Cycles by the Madden Julian Oscillation


  1. Rhoades, A.M., Jones, A.D., Srivastava, A., Huang, H., O’Brien, T.A., Patricola, C.M., Ullrich, P.A., Wehner, M., & Y. Zhou (2020). The shifting scales of western U.S. landfalling atmospheric rivers under climate change. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL089096.

  2. O'Brien, T., Payne, A. E., Shields, C. A., Rutz, J., Brands, S., Castellano, C., … ,Y. Zhou. (2020). Detection Uncertainty Matters for Understanding Atmospheric Rivers. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 0,

  3. Zhou, Y., & Kim, H. (2019). Impact of Distinct Origin Locations on the Life Cycles of Landfalling Atmospheric Rivers Over the U.S. West Coast. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124.

  4. Zhou, Y., Kim, H., & Guan, B. (2018). Life Cycle of Atmospheric Rivers: Identification and Climatological Characteristics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123.

  5. Zhou, Y. and H. Kim. (2018). Prediction of atmospheric rivers over the North Pacific and its connection to ENSO in the North American Multi-Model Ensembles (NMME), Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3973-6

  6. Kim, H., Y. Zhou and M. A. Alexander. (2017). Changes in atmospheric rivers and moisture transport over the Northeast Pacific and western North America in response to ENSO diversity, Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3598-9

  7. Kim, H. and Y. Zhou. (2016). Prediction of atmospheric rivers associated with modes of S2S variability, U.S. CLIVAR Variations., Vol.14 (Fall 2016), pages 24-30.

  8. Zhou, Y., and S. Fan. (2013). A review of aircraft emission impacts from take-off and landing activities, Meteorological and Environmental Sciences, 36(4):62-67