Xue Y, Jajnic Z, Dudhia J, Vasic R, De Sales F (2014) A review on regional dynamical downscaling in intra-seasonal to seasonal simulation/prediction and major factors that affect downscaling ability. Atmospheric Research. 147-148, 68-85

Hagos S, Leung LR, Xue Y, Boone A, De Sales F, Neupane N, Huang M, Yoon J (2014) Assessment of uncertainties in the response of the African monsoon precipitation to land use change simulated by a regional model. Climate Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2092-x

De Sales F and Xue Y (2013) Dynamic downscaling of 22-year CFS winter seasonal forecasts with the UCLA-ETA regional climate model over the United States. Climate Dynamics. 41: 255-275. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1567-x

De Sales F and Xue Y (2011) Assessing the dynamic-downscaling ability over South America using the intensity-scale verification technique. International Journal of Climatology, 31: 1205–1221. doi: 10.1002/joc.2139.

Waliser DE, Kim J, Xue Y, Chao Y, Eldering A, Fovell R, Hall A, Li Q, Liou K, McWilliams J, Kapnick S, Vasic R, De Sales F, Yu Y (2011) Simulating the Sierra Nevada snowpack: The impact of snow albedo and multi-layer snow physics. Climatic Change. 109, S59-S117, DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0312-5.

Ma HY, Mechoso CR, Xue Y, Xiao H, Wu CM, Li JL, De Sales F (2011) Impact of land surface processes on the South American warm season climate. Climate Dynamics. 37, pp. 187-203. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-010-0813-3

Xue Y, De Sales F, et al. (2010) Intercomparison of West African Monsoon and its variability in the West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation Project (WAMME) First Experiment. Climate Dynamics. DOI:10.1007/s00382-010-0778-2.

Xue Y, De Sales F, Vasic R, Mechoso CR, Arakawa A, Prince S (2010) Global and temporal assessment of Interactions between climate and vegetation biophysical process: A GCM study with different land-vegetation representations. Journal of Climate. 23, 1411–1433.

Rian S, Xue Y, MacDonald G, Toure M, Yu Y, De Sales F, Levine P, Doumbia S, Taylor C (2009) Analysis of Climate and Vegetation Characteristics along the Savanna–Desert Ecotone in Mali Using MODIS Data. GIScience & Remote Sensing. 46, 424-450.

De Sales F and Xue Y (2006) Investigation of seasonal prediction of the South American regional climate using the nested model system. Journal of Geophysical Research 111, D20107, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006989.

Xue Y, De Sales F, Li WP, Mechoso CR, Nobre CA, Juang HM (2006) Role of land surface processes in South American monsoon development. Journal of Climate 19, 741–762.

De Sales F and Pereira Filho A (2005) Study of a Long-Lived Symmetric Squall Line in Southeast Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Meteorology 20(3), 421-436.

Xue Y, Li WP, De Sales F, Mechoso CR, Juang HMH, Nobre C (2004) Land surface processes and monsoon. Proceedings CD-ROM of the 6th International Study Conference of GEWEX in Asia and GAME, December 3-5, 2004, Kyoto, Japan, GAME CD-ROM Publication N. 11, T1YX30Jul04034458.


Waliser D, Kim J, Xue Y, Chao Y, Eldering A, Fovell R, Hall A, Li W, Liou KN, McWilliams J, Kapnick S, Vasic R, De Sales F, Yu Y (2009) Simulating the Sierra Nevada Snowpack: The Impact of Snow Albedo and Multi-Layer Snow Physics.  In the 2009 Climate Action Team Report to the Governor and Legislature. California Energy Commission and Environmental Protection Agency.

De Sales F (2006) Examining the impacts of dynamic downscaling method and vegetation biophysical processes on the South American regional climate simulation. Doctoral Dissertation. University of California. Los Angeles. CA