Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Bane, J., R. He, M. Muglia, Y. Gong, and C. Lowcher (2017) Marine hydrokinetic energy from western boundary currents, Annual Review of Marine Science, 9:7.1-7.19, doi: 10.1146/annurev-marine-010816-060423 [PDF]
  2. Li, B., A. Queiroz, J. F. DeCarolis, J. Bane, R. He, A. G. Keeler, V. S. Neary (2017) The economics of electricity generation from Gulf Stream currents, Energy, 134, 649-658, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.06.048 [PDF]
  3. Lowcher, C. F., M. Muglia, J. M. Bane, R. HeY. Gong, and S. M. Haines  (2017) Marine hydrokinetic power in the Gulf Stream off North Carolina: An assessment using observations and circulation models. In Marine Renewable Energy: Resource Characterization and Physical Effects, Z. Yang and A. Copping, eds. Springer International, pp. 237-258. [on line]
  4. McVeigh, D. M., D. B. Eggleston, A. C. Todd, C. M. Young, and R. He (2017) The influence of larval migration and dispersal depth on potential larval trajectories and population connectivity of a deep-sea bivalve, Deep Sea Research Part 1, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.08.002 [PDF] [on line]
  5. Pringle, J. M., J. E. Byers, R. He, P. Pappalardo, and J. Wares (2017) Ocean currents and competitive strength interact to cluster benthic species range boundaries in the coastal ocean, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 567:29-40, doi: 10.3354/meps12065 [PDF]
  6. Wall, C.C., D.A. Mann, C. Lembke, C. Taylor, R. He, and T. Kellison (2017) Mapping the soundscape off the southeastern U.S.A. by using passive acoustic glider technology, Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 9:1, 23-37, doi: 10.1080/19425120.2016.1255685 [PDF]
  7. Wilkin, J., L. Rosenfeld, A. Allen, R. Baltes, A. Baptista, R. He, P. Hogan, A. Kurapov, A. Mehra, J. Quintrell, D. Schwab, R. Signell, and J. Smith (2017) Advancing coastal ocean modeling, analysis, and prediction for the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System, Journal of Operational Oceanography, doi: 10.1080/1755876X.2017.1322026 [PDF]
  8. Yin, Y., X. Lin, R. He, and Y. Hou (2017) ​Impact of mesoscale eddies on Kuroshio intrusion variability northeast of Taiwan, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012263 [PDF]
  9. Yuan, Y, R. Castelao, and R. He (2017) Variability in along-shelf and cross-shelf circulation in the South Atlantic Bight, Continental Shelf Research, 134(2017) 52-62, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2017.01.006 [PDF]
  10. Zeng, X., R. He, and H. Zong. Variability of Changjiang diluted water revealed by a 45-year long-term ocean hindcast and self-organizing maps analysis, Continental Shelf Research, in press. [on line]
  11. He, R., W. Woods, J. B. Zambon, and Z. Xue (2016) Monitoring the Gulf Stream and shelf environment in the South Atlantic Bight through integrated autonomous underwater glider observations and data assimilative ocean model predictions, OCEANS 2016 – Shanghai. doi: 10.1109/OCEANSAP.2016.7485539 [PDF]
  12. Ledwell, J. R., R. He, Z. Xue, S. F. DiMarco, L. Spencer, and P. Chapman (2016) Dispersion of a tracer in the deep Gulf of Mexico, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 121, 1110-1132, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011405 [PDF]
  13. Ren, W., H. Tian, W.-J. Cai, S. E. Lohrenz, C. S. Hopkinson, W. Huang, J. Yang, B. Tao, S. Pan, and R. He (2016) Century-long increasing trend and variability of dissolved organic carbon export from the Mississippi River basin driven by natural and anthropogenic forcing, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, doi: 10.1002/2016GB005395 [PDF]
  14. Shropshire, T., Y. Li, and R. He (2016) Storm impact on sea surface temperature and chlorophyll a in the Gulf of Mexico and Sargasso Sea based on daily cloud-free satellite data reconstructions, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071178 [PDF]
  15. Testa, J., E. North, E. E. Adams, and R. He (2016) Modeling the influence of deep water application of dispersants on the surface expression of oil: a sensitivity study, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 121, 5995-6008, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011571 [PDF]
  16. Xue, Z., R. He, K. Fennel, W.J. Cai, S. Lohrenz, W.J. Huang, H. Tian, W. Ren, and Z. Zang (2016) Modeling pCO2 variability in the Gulf of Mexico, Biogeosciences, 13, 4359-4377, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-4359-2016 [PDF]
  17. Yao, Z., Z. Xue, R. He, X. Bao, and J. Song (2016) Statistical downscaling of IPCC sea surface wind and wind energy predictions for the U.S. east coastal ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, Journal of Ocean University of China, 15(4) 577-582, doi: 10.1007/s11802-016-2869-0 [PDF]
  18. Zeng, X. and R. He (2016) Gulf Stream variability and a triggering mechanism of its large meander in the South Atlantic Bight, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 121, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012077 [PDF]
  19. Chen, K. and R. He (2015) Mean circulation in the coastal ocean off northeastern North America from a regional-scale ocean model, Ocean Science, 11(4), 503-517, doi: 10.5194/os-11-503-2015 [PDF]
  20. He, J., R. He, and Y. Zhang (2015) Impacts of air–sea interactions on regional air quality predictions using WRF/Chem v3.6.1 coupled with ROMS v3.7: southeastern US example, Geoscientific Model Development Discussion, 8, 9965-10009, doi:10.5194/gmdd-8-9965-2015 [PDF]
  21. He, J., Y. Zhang, T. Glotfelty, R. He, R. Bennartz, J. Rausch, and K. Sartelet (2015) Decadal simulation and comprehensive evaluation of CESM/CAM5.1 with advanced chemistry, aerosol microphysics, and aerosol-cloud interactions, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 07, doi: 10.1002/2014MS000360 [PDF]
  22. Huang, W.-J., W.-J. Cai, Y. Wang, X. Hu, B. Chen, S. E. Lohrenz, S. Chakraborty, R. He, J. Brandes, and C. S. Hopkinson (2015) The response of inorganic carbon distributions and dynamics to upwelling-favorable winds on the northern Gulf of Mexico during summer, Continental Shelf Research 111(2015), 211-222, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2015.08.020 [PDF]
  23. Kourafalou V.H., P. De Mey, M. Le Hénaff, G. Charria, C.A. Edwards, R. He, M. Herzfeld, A. Pascual, E. Stanev, J. Tintoré, N. Usui, A. van der Westhuysen, J. Wilkin, and X. Zhu (2015) Coastal Ocean Forecasting: system integration and evaluation. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 7(3), 129-148, doi: 10.1080/1755876X.2015.1022336 [PDF]
  24. Li, Y., R. He, K. Chen, and D. McGillicuddy (2015) Variational data assimilative modeling of the Gulf of Maine in spring and summer 2010, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2014JC010492 [PDF]
  25. North, E., E. Adams, A. Thessen, Z. Schlag, R. He, S. Socolofsky, S. Masutani, and S. Peckham (2015) The influence of droplet size and biodegradation on the transport of subsurface oil droplets during the Deepwater Horizon spill: A model sensitivity study. Environmental Research Letters, 10(2015) 024016, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/2/024016 [PDF]
  26. Ren, W., H. Tian, B. Tao, J. Yang, S. Pan, W.-J. Cai, S. E. Lohrenz, R. He, and C. S. Hopkinson (2015) Large increase in dissolved inorganic carbon flux from the Mississippi River to Gulf of Mexico due to climatic and anthropogenic changes over the 21st century, Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, 120, doi: 10.1002/2014JG002761 [PDF]
  27. Tian, H., W. Ren, J. Yang, B. Tao, W.-J. Cai, S. E. Lohrenz, C. S. Hopkinson, M. Liu, Q. Yang, C. Lu, B. Zhang, K. Banger, S. Pan, R. He, and Z. Xue (2015) Climate extremes dominating seasonal and interannual variations in carbon export from the Mississippi River basin, Global Biogeochemical Sciences, 29, doi: 10.1002/2014GB005068. [PDF]
  28. Xue, Z., J. Zambon, Z. Yao, Y. Liu, and R. He (2015) An integrated ocean circulation, wave, atmosphere, and marine ecosystem prediction system for the South Atlantic Bight and Gulf of Mexico, Journal of Operational Oceanography, doi: 10.1080/1755876X.2015.1014667 [PDF]
  29. Zeng, X., R. He, Z. Xue, H. Wang, Y. Wang, Z. Yao, W. Guan, and J. Warrillow (2015) River-derived sediment suspension and transport in the Bohai, Yellow, and East China Seas: A preliminary modeling study, Continental Shelf Research special issue: Coastal Seas in a Changing World: Anthropogenic Impact and Environmental Responses, 111B, 112-125, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2015.08.015 [PDF]
  30. Zeng, X., Y. Li, and R. He (2015) Predictability of the Loop Current variation and eddy shedding process in the Gulf of Mexico using an artificial neural network approach, Journal Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00176.1 [PDF]
  31. Zeng, X., Y. Li, R. He, and Y. Yin (2015) Clustering of the Loop Current patterns based on satellite observed sea surface height and self-organizing map, Remote Sensing Letters, 6:1, 11-19, doi: 10.1080/2150704X.2014.998347 [PDF]
  32. Chen, K. and R. He (2014) Mean circulation in the coastal ocean off northeastern North America from a regional-scale ocean model, Ocean Science Discuss., 11:2755-2790, doi:10.5194/osd-11-2755-2014 [PDF]
  33. Chen, K., R. He, B. Powell, G. Gawarkiewicz, A. M. Moore, and H. G. Arango (2014) Data assimilative modeling investigation on Gulf Stream Warm Core Ring interaction with continental shelf and slope circulation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2014JC009898 [PDF]
  34. Gong, Y., R. He, G. G. Gawarkiewicz, and D. K. Savidge (2014) Numerical investigation of coastal circulation dynamics near Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in January 2005, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-014-0778-6 [PDF]
  35. Li, Y. and R. He (2014) Spatial and temporal variability of SST and ocean color in the Gulf of Maine based on cloud-free SST and chlorophyll reconstructions in 2003-2012, Remote Sensing of Environment, 144(2014) 98-108. [PDF]
  36. Li, Y., R. He, and D. McGillicuddy (2014) Seasonal and interannual variability in Gulf of Maine hydrodynamics: 2002-2011, Deep-Sea Research II, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.03.001 [PDF]
  37. Mann, D., C. Wall, C. Lambke, M. Lindemuth, R. He, C. Taylor, and T. Kellison (2014) Shelf-scale mapping of fish sound production with ocean gliders, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136:2117, doi: 10.1121/1.4899624 [PDF]
  38. Nelson, J., R. He, J. C. Warner, and J. Bane (2014) Air-sea interactions during strong winter extratropical storms, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-014-0745-2 [PDF]
  39. Qian, H., Y. Li, R. He, and D. B. Eggleston (2014) Connectivity in the Intra-American Seas and implications for potential larval transport, Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-014-1244-0 [PDF]
  40. Tao, B., H. Tian, W. Ren, J. Yang, Q. Yang, R. He, W. Cai, and S. Lohrenz. (2014) Increasing Mississippi River discharge throughout the twenty-first century influenced by changes in climate, land use, and atmospheric CO2, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2014GL060361 [PDF]
  41. Xue, Z., R. He, K. Fennel. W.-J. Cai, S. Lohrenz, W.-J. Huang, and H. Tian (2014) Modeling pCO2 variability in the Gulf of Mexico, Biogeosciencs Discuss., 11, 12673-12695, doi: 10.5194/bgd-11-12673-2014 [PDF]
  42. Zambon, J. B., R. He, and J. C. Warner (2014) Investigation of Hurricane Ivan using the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Wave-Sediment Transport (COAWST) Model, Ocean Dynamics, 64(11), 1535-1554, doi: 10.1007/s10236-014-0777-7 [PDF]
  43. Zambon, J. B., R. He, and J. C. Warner (2014) Tropical to extratropical: Marine environmental changes associated with Superstorm Sandy prior to its landfall, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/ 2014GL061357 [PDF]
  44. Castelao, R. and R. He (2013) Mesoscale eddies in the South Atlantic Bight, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118, 5720–5731, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20415 [PDF]
  45. Li, Y., R. He, and J. P. Manning (2013) Coastal connectivity in the Gulf of Maine in spring and summer of 2004-2009, Deep-Sea Research II, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.01.037 [PDF]
  46. McGillicuddy, D. J., M. L. Brosnahan, D. A. Couture, R. He, B. A. Keafer, J. P. Manning, J. L. Martin, C. H. Pilskaln, D. W. Townsend, and D.M. Anderson (2013) A red tide of Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine, Deep-Sea Research II, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.05.011 [PDF]
  47. Oey, L-Y, T. Ezer, B. Qiu, J. Berntsen, and R. He (2013) Editorial – The 3rd International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-013-095-3 [PDF]
  48. Putman, N. F. and R. He, (2013) Tracking the long-distance dispersal of marine organisms: Sensitivity of ocean model resolution, Journal of the Royal Society Interfaces, 10, 20120979 [PDF]
  49. Putman, N. F., K. L. Mansfield, R. He, D. J. Shaver, and P. Verley (2013) Predicting the distribution of oceanic-stage Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles, Biology Letters, 9: 20130345 [PDF]
  50. Xue, Z., R. He, K. Fennel, W. J. Cai, S. Lohrenz, and C. Hopkinson (2013), Modeling ocean circulation and biogeochemical variability in the Gulf of Mexico, Biogeosciences, 10, 7219-7234, doi: 10.5194/bg-10-7219-2013[PDF]
  51. Nelson, J. and R. He, (2012) Effect of the Gulf Stream on winter extratropical cyclone outbreaks, Atmosphere Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/asl.400 [PDF]
  52. Olabarrieta, M., J. Warner, B. Armstrong, J. Zambon, and R. He (2012), Ocean-atmosphere dynamics during Hurricane Ida and Nor’Ida: An application of the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Wave-Sediment Transport (COAWST) modeling system, Ocean Modelling, 43-44(2012), 112-137, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.12.008 [PDF]
  53. Xue, Z., R. He, J. P. Liu, and J. Warner (2012) Modeling transport and deposition of the Mekong River sediment, Continental Shelf Research, 37(2012), 66-78, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2012.02.010 [PDF]
  54. Yao, Z., R. He, X. Bao, D. Wu, and J. Song (2012), M2 tidal dynamics in the Bohai and East China Seas: A hybrid data assimilative modeling study, Ocean Dynamics, 62, 753-769, doi: 10.1007/s10236-011-0517-1 [PDF]
  55. Young, C. M., R. He, Y. Li, R. B. Emlet, Y. Li, H. Qian, S. M. Arellano, A. van Gaest, K. C. Bennett, T. Smart, M. Wolf, T. I. Smart, and M. E. Rice (2012) Dispersal of deep-sea larvae from the Intra-American Seas: Simulations of trajectories using ocean models, Integrative and Comparative Biology, 52(4), 483-496, doi: 10.1093/icb/ics090 [PDF]
  56. Zhao, Y., and R. He (2012) Cloud-free sea surface temperature and color reconstruction for the Gulf of Mexico: 2003-2009, Remote Sensing Letters, 3(8), 697-706, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2012.666638 [PDF]
  57. He, R., K. Chen, K. Fennel, G. Gawarkiewicz, and D. McGillicuddy (2011) Seasonal and interannual variability of physical and biological dynamics at the shelfbreak front of the Middle Atlantic Bight: Nutrient supply mechanisms. Biogeosciences, 8, 2935-2946, doi: 10.5194/bgd-8-1555-2011 [PDF]
  58. McGillicuddy, Jr. D. J., D. W. Townsend, R. He, B. A. Keafer, J. L. Kleindinst, Y. Li, J. P. Manning, D. G. Mountain, M. A. Thomas, and D. M. Anderson (2011) Suppression of the 2010 Alexandrium fundyense bloom by changes in physical, biological, and chemical properties of the Gulf of Maine, Limnology and Oceanography, 56(6), 2411-2426. [PDF]
  59. North, E. W., E. E. Adams, Z. Schlag, C. R. Sherwood, R. He, K. H. Hyun. and S. A. Socolofsky (2011) Simulating oil droplet dispersal from the Deepwater Horizon spill With a Lagrangian approach, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise (eds Y. Liu, A. Macfadyen, Z.-G. Ji and R. H. Weisberg), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C. doi: 10.1029/2011GM001102 [PDF]
  60. Chen, K. and R. He (2010) Numerical investigation of the Middle Atlantic Bight frontal circulation using a high resolution ocean hindcast model. Journal of Physical Oceanography, v. 40, 5, 949-964. [PDF]
  61. He, R., K. Chen, T. Moore, and M. Li (2010) Mesoscale variations of sea surface temperature and ocean color patterns at the Mid-Atlantic Bight shelfbreak, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2010GL043067 [PDF]
  62. Hyun, K. H. and R. He (2010) Coastal upwelling in the South Atlantic Bight: A revisit of the 2003 cold event using long term observations and model hindcast solutions. Journal of Marine Systems, 83, 1-13. [PDF]
  63. Miles, T. and R. He (2010) Temporal and spatial variability of chl-a and SST on the South Atlantic Bight: Revisiting with cloud-free reconstructions of MODIS satellite imagery, Continental Shelf Research, 30(2010), 1951-1962, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2010.08.016 [PDF]
  64. Warner, J., B. Armstrong, R. He, and J. Zambon (2010) Development of a Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Wave-Sediment Transport (COAWST) modeling system, Ocean Modelling, 35(3), 230-244, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2010.07.010 [PDF]
  65. Chassignet, E. P., H. Hurlburt, E. Metzger, O. Smedstad, J. Cummings, G. Halliwell, R. Blek, R. Baraille, A. Wallcraft, C. Lozano, H. Tolman, A. Srinivasan, S. Hankin, P. Cornillon, R. Weisberg, A. Barth, R. He, F. Werner, and J. Wilkin (2009) U.S. GODAE: Global Ocean Prediction with the HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM), Oceanography, 22(3), 48-59. [PDF]
  66. Lehmann, M., K. Fennel, and R. He (2009) Statistical validation of a 3-D bio-physical model of the western North Atlantic, Biogeosciences. 6, 1-14. [PDF]
  67. Li, Y., R. He, D. McGillicuddy, D. Anderson, and B. Keafer (2009) Investigation of the 2006 Alexandrium fundyense bloom in the Gulf of Maine: In-situ observations and numerical modeling. Continental Shelf Research, 29(2009) 2069-2082, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2009.07.012 [PDF]
  68. Miles, T. N., R. He, and M. Li (2009) Characterizing the South Atlantic Bight seasonal variability and cold water event in 2003 using a daily cloud-free SST and chlorophyll analysis. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L02604, doi: 10.1029/2008GL036393 [PDF]
  69. Walsh, J., R. Weisberg, J. Lenes, F. Chen, D. Dieterle, L. Zheng, K. Carder, G. Vargo, J. Havens, E. Peebles, D. Hollander, R. He, C. Heil. B. Mahmoudi, and J. Landsberg (2009) Isotopic evidence for dead fish maintenance of Florida red tides, with implications for coastal fisheries over both source regions of the West Florida shelf and within downstream waters of the South Atlantic Bight. Progress in Oceanography, 80(1-2), 51-73, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2008.12.005 [PDF]
  70. He, R. and D. J. McGillicuddy (2008) Historic 2005 toxic bloom of Alexandrium fundyense in the west Gulf of Maine: 1. In situ observations of coastal hydrography and circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C07039, doi: 10.1029/2007JC004691 [PDF]
  71. He, R., D. J. McGillicuddy, D. Anderson, and B. Keafer (2008) Historic 2005 toxic bloom of Alexandrium fundyense in the western Gulf of Maine: 2. Coupled biophysical numerical modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C07040, doi: 10.1029/2007JC004602 [PDF]
  72. Lenes, J.M., B. A. Darrow, J. J. Walsh, J. M. Prospero, R. He, R. Weisberg, G.A. Vargo, and C. A. Heil (2008) Saharan dust and phosphatic fidelity: A three-dimensional biogeochemical model of Trichodesmium as a nutrient source for red tides on the West Florida Shelf, Continental Shelf Research, 28(2008), 1091-1115, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.11.025 [PDF]
  73. Milroy, S. P., D. A. Dieterle, R. He, G. J. Kirkpatrick, K. M. Lester, K. Steidinger, G. A. Vargo, J. J. Walsh, and R. H. Weisberg (2007) A three-dimensional biophysical model of Karenia brevis dynamics on the West Florida Shelf: A look at physical transport and potential zooplankton grazing controls, Continental Shelf Research, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.04.013 [PDF]
  74. He, R. and J. L. Wilkin (2006) Barotropic tides on the southeast New England shelf: A view from a hybrid data assimilative modeling approach, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C08002, doi: 10.1029/2005JC003254 [PDF]
  75. Liu Y., R. H. Weisberg, and R. He. (2006) Sea surface temperature patterns on the West Florida Shelf using growing hierarchical self-organizing maps. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 23(2), 325-339. [PDF]
  76. Anderson, D. M., B. A. Keafer, D. J. McGillicuddy, M. J. Mickelson, K. E. Keay, P. S. Libby, J. P. Manning, C. A. Mayo, D. K. Whitaker, J. M. Hickey, R. He, D. R. Lynch, and K. W. Smith (2005) Initial observations of the 2005 Alexandrium fundyense bloom in southern New England: General patterns and mechanisms. Deep-Sea Research II, 52(2005), 2856-2876, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2005.09.004 [PDF]
  77. He, R., D. J. McGillicuddy, K. W. Smith, D. R. Lynch, C. A. Stock, and J. P. Manning (2005) Data assimilative hindcast of the Gulf of Maine coastal circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, C10, C10011, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002807 [PDF]
  78. Weisberg, R. H., R. He, Y. Liu, and J. Virmani (2005) West Florida Shelf circulation on synoptic, seasonal and inter-annual time scales, Book Chapter: Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models, AGU Monographs. W. Sturges and A. Lugo-Fernandez, Eds. 325-350. ISBN: 978-0-87590-426-9.
  79. He, R., Y. Liu, and R. H. Weisberg (2004) Coastal ocean wind fields gauged against the performance of an ocean circulation model. Geophysical Research Letters, 31(14), 14303, doi: 10.1029/2003GL019261 [PDF]
  80. Weisberg, R. H., R. He, and J. J. Walsh (2004) Coastal ocean circulation influences on remotely sensed optical properties. Oceanography, 17, 68-75. [PDF]
  81. He, R., and R. H. Weisberg (2003) A Loop Current intrusion case study on the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 33(2), 465-477. [PDF]
  82. He, R., and R. H. Weisberg (2003) West Florida Shelf circulation and temperature budget for the 1998 fall transition. Continental Shelf Research, 23(8), 777-800. [PDF]
  83. He, R., R. H. Weisberg, H. Zhang, F. E. Muller-Karger, and R. W. Helber (2003) A cloud-free, satellite-derived, sea surface temperature analysis for the West Florida Shelf. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(15), 1811, doi: 10.1029/2003GL017673 [PDF]
  84. Jolliff, J., J. J. Walsh, R. He, R. H. Weisberg, A. Stovall-Leonard, P. G. Coble, R. Conmy, C. Heil., B. Nababan, H. Zhang, C. Hu, and F. E. Muller-Karger (2003) The Dispersal of the Suwannee River plume over the West Florida shelf: Simulation and observation of the optical and biochemical consequences of a flushing event. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(13), 1709, doi: 10.1029 /2003GL01 [PDF]
  85. Walsh, J. J., R. H. Weisberg, D.A. Dieterle, R. He, B. P. Darrow, J. K. Jolliff, K. M. Lester, G. A. Vargo, G. J. Kirkpatrick, K. A. Fanning, T. T. Sutton, A. E. Jochens, D. C. Biggs, S. Nababan, C. Hu., annd F. E. Muller-Karger (2003) Phytoplankton response to intrusions of slope water on the West Florida Shelf: Models and observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(6), 3190, doi: 10.1029/2002JC001406 [PDF]
  86. Weisberg, R. H. and R. He (2003) Local and deep-ocean forcing contributions to anomalous water properties on the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(6), 3148, doi: 10.1029/2002JC001407 [PDF]
  87. He, R., and R. H. Weisberg (2002) Tides on the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 32(12), 3455-3473. [PDF]
  88. He, R., and R. H. Weisberg (2002) West Florida shelf circulation and temperature budget for the 1999 spring transition. Continental Shelf Research, 22(5), 719-748. [PDF]
  89. He, R., and R. H. Weisberg (2001) Modeling of the West Florida Shelf circulation for Spring 1999. In Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, M. L. Spaulding and H. L. Butler, eds., ASCE, Reston, VA, 25-40. [PDF]

In Review or Preparation

  1. He, R., Y. Li, D. J. McGillicuddy, and D. Anderson, Ensemble seasonal forecasting of Alexandrium fundyense blooms in the Gulf of Maine, Deep-Sea Research II.
  2. Li, Y., R. He, and D. McGillicuddy, Gulf of Maine Alexandrium fundyense bloom in 2008: Bloom evolution diagnostics from a coupled biophysical modeling approach, Harmful Algae.
  3. Lu, C., H. Tian, S. Lohrenz, W. Ren, J. Yang, W. Cai, B. Tao, M. Liu, B. Zhang, Q. Yang, K. Banger, S. Pan, R. He, and C. Hopkinson. Climate extremes decouple water and nitrogen fluxes from land to oceans, Environmental Sciences and Technology, in review.
  4. Olabarrieta, M., J. Warner, B. Armstrong, J. Zambon, and R. He, Effects of ocean-wave-atmosphere coupling on wind and wave simulations during Hurricane Isabel, Geophysical Research Letters.
  5. Tian, H., W. Ren, J. Yang, B. Tao, W. Cai, S. Lohrenz, M. Liu, Q. Yang, C. Lu, B. Zhang, K. Banger, S. Pan, C. Hopkinson, and R. He. Short-term climate extreme events control recent terrestrial carbon export from the Mississippi River basin, Geophysical Research Letters.
  6. Todd, A. C., R. He, C. Lembke, T. Lellison, C. Taylor, and D. A. Mann. Cross-shelf exchange associated with the Gulf Stream in the South Atlantic Bight: direct observations using an autonomous underwater glider. Marine Technology Society Journal, in review.
  7. Yao, Z., R. He, J. Zambon, Z. Xue, and Y. Liu, An integrated, three dimensional, coupled ocean circulation, wave, and atmosphere nowcast and forecast system developed for the U.S. East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, and Intra-Americas Sea, Ocean Dynamics: Topical Collection on Coastal Ocean Forecasting Science.

Technical Reports and White Papers

  1. He, R., W. Woods, J. B. Zambon, and Z. Xue (2016) Monitoring the Gulf Stream and shelf environment in the South Atlantic Bight through integrated autonomous underwater glider observations and data assimilative ocean model predictions, OCEANS 2016, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/OCEANSAP.2016.7485539
  2. Anderson, D. M., D. J. McGillicuddy, Jr., B. A. Keafer, R. He, and D. W. Townsend (2011) Population Dynamics of Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine: Outlook for Improved Management and Forecasting, pp 57-86, invited review paper, 14th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Crete, Greece, Nov 2010. [PDF]
  3. Gawarkiewicz, G. G., J. Nelson, R. He, R. W. Fulweiler, J. Goff, T. Grothues, and E. LaBrecque (2011) NSF OOI White Paper: Shelf/Slope Porcesses: Science Opportunities and Issues Relating to the OOI Pioneer Array. [PDF]
  4. Anderson, D. M., D. J. McGillicuddy, Jr., B. A. Keafer , R. He, and D.W. Townsend (2010). Bloom Dynamics of the Red Tide Dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine: A Synthesis and Progress Towards a Forecasting Capability. ICES CM 2010/N:01.
  5. Anderson, D. M., P. S. Libby, M. J. Mickelson, D. G. Borkman, R. He, and D. J. McGillicuddy (2007) The 2005 New England Red Tide of Alexandrium fundyense: Observations, Causes, and Potential Outfall Linkages. Boston: MWRA Report 2007-10.
  6. He, R., I. Bang, K. P. Edwards, C. N. K. Mooers, R. H. Weisberg, and F. Werner (2005), Coastal Ocean Response to Extratropical Storms in March 2001: A Retrospective Analysis Using Sub-regional Coastal Ocean Models of the Southeast Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System (SEACOOS), SEACOOS Tech. rep.

Graduate Student Theses and Dissertations

  1. He, J. (2015) Development and Evaluation of Earth System Models on Global and Regional Scales: Aerosol Chemistry and Dynamics, Air-Sea Interactions, and Retrospective Decadal Applications. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as co-advisor).
  2. Water, L. (2014) Seeding of Red Tides: Using Artificial Plankton and Biophysical Models to Understand the Mechanics of Karenia brevisBloom Formation. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as a committee member).
  3. Yin, Y. (2014) Eddy Induced Kuroshio Onshore Intrusion. Ocean University of China, Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the co-advisor).
  4. Zambon, J. B. (2014) Air-Sea Interactions During Landfalling Hurricanes. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the major advisor).
  5. Feng, X. (2013) Construction of Temperature and Salinity Climatology for the U.S. East Coastal Ocean and Intra-America Sea Using Data Interpolating Variational Analysis. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the major advisor).
  6. Puckett, B. J. (2013) Metapopulation Dynamics of a Marine Reserve Network: Interacting Effects of Demography and Connectivity. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as a committee member).
  7. Qian, H. (2013) Ocean Circulation Dynamics and Transport Connectivity in the Intra-America Sea on Interannual, Seasonal, Synoptic and Inertial Time Scales. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the major advisor).
  8. Angus, M. (2012) The Effect of Asymmetrical Topography on the Generation of Internal Wave Energy. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the committee member).
  9. Li, Y. (2012) Seasonal and Interannual Variability of the Gulf of Maine Coastal Circulation and its Coupling with Regional Harmful Algal Blooms. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the major advisor).
  10. Yao, Z. (2012) Investigation of Future Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Circulation and Storm Surges. Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the co-major advisor).
  11. Chen, K. (2011) Middle Atlantic Bight Shelf Break Circulation Dynamics and Biophysical Interaction. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the major advisor).
  12. Gong, Y. (2011) Numerical Investigations of Coastal Circulation Dynamics off Cape Hatteras. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the major advisor).
  13. Nelson, J. (2011) Air-Sea Interactions During Strong Winter Extratropical Storms. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the major advisor).
  14. Zhao, Y. (2011) Characterizing the Gulf of Mexico SST and Ocean Color Variability Using a Cloud-Free Satellite Data Analysis Method. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as a co-major advisor).
  15. Qian, H. (2010) Numerical Simulations of Internal Waves Generated by Flow Over a Ridge. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as a committee member).
  16. Zuo, X. (2010) A Source-to-Sink Study of the Mekong River Delta: Hydrology, Delta Evolution, and Sediment Transport Modeling. NCSU Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as a committee member).
  17. Haase, A. (2009) Circulation in Pamlico Sound and Predicted Oyster Larval Dispersal and Connectivity. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as a committee member).
  18. Kim, S. (2009) Internal Tides and Internal Solitary Waves in the Northern South China Sea. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as a committee member).
  19. Li, Y. (2009) Investigation of the 2006 Alexandrium fundyense Bloom in the Gulf of Maine: In Situ Observations and Numerical Modeling. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the major advisor).
  20. Miles, T. N. (2009) Characterizing the South Atlantic Bight Seasonal Variability and Cold-Water Event in 2003 Using a Daily Cloud-Free SST and Chlorophyll Analysis. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the major advisor).
  21. Wang, Y. (2009) Numerical Investigation of Long-Term Environment Changes in the East China Sea. Ocean University of China, Ph.D. Dissertation (R. He as the co-major advisor).
  22. Zambon, J. B. (2009) Investigations of Landfalling Tropical Storms Using the Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Wave and Sediment Transport (COAWST) Model. NCSU Master’s Thesis (R. He as the major advisor).

News Reports and Media Coverage

Harmful Algal Blooms

  1. Gulf of Maine Algal Blooms Extent Predicted Similar to Last Three Years. May 14, 2015, The Fish Site. [article]
  2. Algal Studies Aimed at Avoiding Harmful Blooms. 2011, NCSU Results Magazine, XI, No.1 [article]
  3. News Release: Researchers Report Potential for a Moderate New England “Red Tide” in 2011. April 8, 2011, WHOI Media Relations Office. [article]
  4. News Release: Researchers Issue Outlook for a Significant New England “Red Tide” in 2010. February 24, 2010, WHOI Media Relations Office. [article]
  5. Researchers Issue Outlook for a Significant New England “Red Tide” in 2010 February 24, 2010, NOAA. [article]
  6. “Moderately Large” Potential For Red Tide Outbreak in Gulf of Maine Region, April 29, 2009, Science Daily’s Science News. [article]
  7. Marine Scientists Warn of “Moderately Large” Potential for Spring, Summer Red Tide Outbreak in Gulf of Maine, April 22, 2009, NSF. [article]
  8. Researchers Report “Moderately Large” Potential for Red Tide Outbreak in Gulf of Maine Region, April 22, 2009, NASA Earth Observatory.
  9. Researchers Successfully Forecast 2008 Red Tide, August 8, 2008, New tool provides early warning of harmful algal bloom along New England coast, Oceanus, Vol 46, No. 3, pgs. 6-7. [article]
  10. Pieces Are in Place for a New England Red Tide, May 12, 2008, Doyle Rice, USA Today, Aaron Gouveia, Cape Cod Times. [article]
  11. In Computer Models and Seafloor Observations, Researchers See Potential for Significant 2008 “Red Tide” Season April 24, 2008, WHOI Media Relations Office. [article]
  12. ECOHAB-funded GOMTOX Findings Support Fisheries Management Decision July 2007, NCCOS Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research.
  13. NOAA Website on the 2005 New England HAB Event February 2007, NOAA. [article]
  14. Building a Computer Model to Forecast Red Tides May 31, 2006, A variety of variables goes into the mathematical mix that simulates harmful algal blooms. Oceanus, Vol. 45, No. 2, pgs. 34-35. [article]
  15. New Maps Provide Clues to the Historic 2005 Red Tide Outbreak in New England And Hints for 2006 April 13, 2006, WHOI Media Relations Office. [article]
  16. Red Tide–Gone For Now, But Back Next Year? July 15, 2005, WHOI researchers extend investigations of Alexandrium bloom of 2005 and look for signs of future trouble, Oceanus, Vol. 44, No. 2, pgs. 4-5. [article]

Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

  1. Giant Underwater Plume Confirmed – Gulf Oil Not Degrading, August 19, 2010, National Geographic‘s Daily News. [article]
  2. Scratching the Subsurface. June 28, 2010, Nature News. [article]
  3. Summary of South Atlantic Sea Grant Programs: Summit on Oil Spill Physical Oceanography, June 11, 2010, NC Sea Grant.
  4. New Current Could Delay Arrival of Gulf Oil Spill on Outer Banks, May 27, 2010, NBC17.
  5. OMG Predicting the Path of an Oil Spill, May 27, 2010, NCSU News Update. [article]
  6. Scientist: Carolina Coast to See Oil Eventually, May 24, 2010, NBC -17 and WRAL in North Carolina. [article]
  7. Scientists: Oil Spill Could Eventually Reach Outer Banks, May 13, 2010, The Raleigh Telegram.
  8. Spilled Oil Could Ride Current to Carolinas, Wilmington StarNews, May 7, 2010. [article]
  9. Gulf Stream Has Swept Goo to N.C. Coast in the Past, May 6, 2010, The News and Observer.
  10. Gulf Contamination Unlikely to Reach Carolinas, But It’s Happened Before, May 5, 2010, Charlotte Observer.
  11. S.C. Shores Could See Oil Residue from Gulf Spill, May 4, 2010, The Charleston Post and Courier. [article]
  12. Could Gulf Oil Spill Reach North Carolina, May 4, 2010, WFMY News 2.
  13. Oil Spill, Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. [article]

Other Topics in the News

  1. Deep Sea survey in the Gulf of Mexico, 2014, SECOORA. [article]
  2. NC State, Duke University team up to explore the deep Sea, 2014, Charlotte Observer; News and Observer.
  3. Glider Palooza 2013- Diving Ocean Gliders Capture Valuable Data, 2013, Fisherynation. [article]
  4. Impact of Western Boundary Currents and Eddies on the Across-shelf Exchange, 2013, NASA. [article]
  5. NCSU participation in GliderPalooza, 2013, NOAA IOOS. [article]

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