Publications

You can also find my papers on my Google Scholar profile. Please contact me if you are interested in a paper under review.

S. Sun and I. Eisenman. Observed Antarctic sea ice expansion reproduced in a climate model after correcting biases in sea ice drift velocity. Nat. Comm., accepted.

S. Sun and A. F. Thompson (2020). Centennial changes in the Indonesian Throughflow connected to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: the ocean's transient conveyor belt. Geophys. Res. Lett. 47, e2020GL090615. [pdf] [a research highlight]

S. Sun, A. F. Thompson, and I. Eisenman (2020). Transient overturning compensation between Atlantic and Indo-Pacific basins. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 50(8), 2151-2172. [pdf] [ a blog piece ]

S. Sun, I. Eisenman, L. Zanna, and A. Stewart (2020). Surface constraints on the depth of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: Southern Ocean vs North Atlantic. J. Clim., 33(8), 3125-3149. [pdf]

S. Sun, I. Eisenman, and A. Stewart (2018). Does Southern Ocean surface forcing shape the global ocean overturning circulation? Geophys. Res. Lett. 45, 2413-2423. [pdf, supplement]

S. Sun and J. Liu (2017). Sensitivity of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport to surface buoyancy conditions in the North Atlantic. Ocean Modell., 118, 118–129. [pdf]

H. Yang, L. Wu, S. Sun, and Z. Chen (2017): Role of the South China Sea in Regulating the North Pacific Double-Gyre System. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47(7), 1617–1635.[pdf]

H. Yang, L. Wu, S. Sun, and Z. Chen (2017): Selective Response of the South China Sea Circulation to Summer Monsoon. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47(7), 1555–1568. [pdf]

S. Sun, I. Eisenman, and A. Stewart (2016). The influence of Southern Ocean surface buoyancy forcing on glacial-interglacial changes in the global deep ocean stratification. Geophys Res Lett 43, 8124-8132. [pdf, supplement]

H. Yang, L. Wu, S. Sun, and C. Zhaohui (2015): Low-frequency variability of monsoon-driven circulation with application to the south china sea. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45(6), 1632–1650. [pdf]

Z. Chen, L. Wu, B. Qiu, S. Sun, and F. Jia (2014): Seasonal variation of the South Equatorial Current bifurcation off Madagascar. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44(2), 618–631. [pdf]

S. Sun, L. Wu, and B. Qiu (2013): Response of the inertial recirculation to intensified stratification in a two-layer quasigeostrophic ocean circulation model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(7), 1254–1269 [pdf]