Xin Xu

Associated Professor

office: C303

 2009-2014School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Ph.D.

 2007-2009School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, M. S.

 2003-2007School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, B. S.

Work Experience
 2018.10-presentNanjing University, Nanjing, China, Associate Professor
 2014.11-2018.9Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, Research fellow
Research Interests

   mesoscale dynamics; orographic gravity waves; convective systems

Teaching Interests

   Ordinary Differential Equation


            CNC-WWRP,  secretary

            CNC-IAMAS, Youth committe member

            Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, Eidtor

            Journal of Tropical Meteorology, Editor

            Plateau Meteorology, Youth Editor

Selected Publications (first author/corresponding author)
 1.Xu, X., Y. Du, J. Tang, and Y. Wang, 2011: Variations of temperature and precipitation extremes in recent two decades over China. Atmos. Res., 101, 143−154.
 2.Xu, X., Y. Wang, and M. Xue, 2012: Momentum flux and flux divergence of gravity waves in directional shear flows over three-dimensional mountains. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 3733−3744.
 3.Xu, X., M. Xue, and Y. Wang, 2013: Gravity wave momentum flux in directional shear flows over three-dimensional mountains: Linear and nonlinear numerical solutions as compared to linear analytical solutions. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 7670−7681.
 4.Xu, X., M. Xue, and Y. Wang, 2015a: Mesovortices within the 8 May 2009 bow echo over Central US: Analyses of the characteristics and evolution based on Doppler radar observations and a high-resolution model simulation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 2266−2290.
 5.Xu, X., M. Xue, and Y. Wang, 2015b: The genesis of mesovortices within a read-data simulation of a bow echo system. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 1963−1986.
 6.Xu, X., Y. Wang, M. Xue, and H. Huang, 2017: Mechanisms of secondary convection within a mei-yu frontal mesoscale convective system in Eastern China. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 47-64.
 7.Xu, X., J. Song, Y. Wang, and M. Xue, 2017: Quantifying the effect of horizontal propagation of three-dimensional mountain waves on the wave momentum flux using Gaussian beam approximation. J. Atmos. Sci., 74, 1783-1798.
 8.Xu, X., S. Shu, and Y. Wang, 2017: Another look on the structure of mountain waves: A spectral perspective. Atmos. Res., 191, 156-163.
 9.Xu, X., Y. Wang, M. Xue, and K. Zhu, 2017: Impacts of horizontal propagation of orographic gravity waves on the wave drag in the stratosphere and lower mesosphere. J. Geophy. Res., 122, 11301–11312, doi: 10.1002/2017jd027528.
 10.Xu, X., Y. Tang, Y. Wang, and M. Xue, 2018: Directional absorption of parameterized mountain waves and its influence on the wave momentum transport in the Northern Hemisphere. J. Geophy. Res., 123, 2640-2654
 11.Xu, X., M. Xue, M. A. C. Teixeira, J. Tang, and Y. Wang, 2019: Parameterization of directional absorption of orographic gravity waves and its impact on the atmospheric general circulation simulated by the Weather Research and Forecasting model. J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 3435−3453
 12.Xu, X., M. A. C. Teixeira, M. Xue, Y. Lu, and J. Tang, 2020: Impacts of wind profile shear and curvature on the parameterized orographic gravity wave stress in the Weather Research and Forecasting model. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 146, 3086–3100
 13.Xu, X., R. Li, M. A. C. Teixeira, and Y. Lu, 2021: On the momentum flux of vertically-propagating orographic gravity waves excited in nonhydrostatic flow over three-dimensional orography. J. Atmos. Sci., 78, 1807–1822
 14.Xu, X., M. Li, S. Zhong, and Y. Wang, 2023: Impact of parameterized topographic drag on a simulated Northeast China cold vortex. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 128, e2022JD037664
 15.Wei, P., X. Xu, M. Xue, C. Zhang, Y. Wang, K. Zhao, A. Zhou, S. Zhang, and K. Zhu, 2023: On the key dynamical processes supporting the 21.7 Zhengzhou record-breaking hourly rainfall in China. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 40, 337–349
 16.Zhang, R., X. Xu, and Y. Wang, 2020: Impacts of different orographic drag on the summer monsoon circulation and precipitation in East Asia. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 125, e2019JD032337
 17.Hua, S., X. Xu, and B. Chen, 2020: Influence of multiscale orography on the initiation and maintenance of precipitating convective system in North China: A case study. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 125,
 18.Zhang, S., D. Parsons, X. Xu, J. Song, T. Wu, A. Abulikemu, F. Xu, G. Chen, W. Shen, L. Liu, X. Zhang, K. Zhang, and W. Zhang, 2023: Dynamics governing a simulated bow and arrow type mesoscale convective system. Mon. Wea. Rev., 151, 603–623
 19.Zhang, S., D. Parsons, X. Xu, J. Sun, T. Wu, F. Xu, N. Wei, and G. Chen, 2022: Bores observed during the warm season of 2015–2019 over the Southern North China Plain. Geophys. Res. Lett., 49, e2022GL099205
 20.Zhang, S., D. Parsons, X. Xu, Y. Wang, J. Liu, A. Abuduwaili, W. Shen, X. Zhang, and S. Zhang, 2020: A modeling study of an atmospheric bore associated with a nocturnal convective system over China. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 125,
 21.Abulikemu, A., Y. Wang, R. Gao, Y. Wang, and X. Xu, 2019: A numerical study of convection initiation associated with a gust front in Bohai Bay region, North China. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 124, 13843−13860
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