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 A. F. Thompson. Centennial changes in the Indonesian Throughflow connected to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: the ocean's transient conveyor belt. submitted.

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

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]

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]