Xiao Lu has published over 50 peer-reviewed research articles (13 as first/corresponding author, including 1 journal highlight article, 1 ESI 0.1% hot paper, and 3 ESI 1% highly cited papers). [Google Scholar] [ResearchGate].

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Publication list

In public review

Wang, H., Lu, X.*, Jacob, D. J., Cooper, O. R., Chang, K.-L., Li, K., Gao, M., Liu, Y., Sheng, B., Wu, K., Wu, T., Zhang, J., Sauvage, B., Nédélec, P., Blot, R., and Fan, S.*: Global tropospheric ozone trends, attributions, and radiative impacts in 1995–2017: an integrated analysis using aircraft (IAGOS) observations, ozonesonde, and multi-decadal chemical model simulations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions,2022, [link]

He, C., Lu, X.*, Wang, H., Wang, H., Li, Y., He, G., He, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Fan, Q., and Fan, S.*: Unexpected high frequency of nocturnal surface ozone enhancement events over China: Characteristics and mechanisms, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 2022, [link]

Varon, D. J., Jacob, D. J., Sulprizio, M., Estrada, L., Downs, W. B., Shen, L., Hancock, S. E., Nesser, H., Qu, Z., Penn, E., Chen, Z., Lu, X., Lorente, A., Tewari, A., and Randles, C. A.: Integrated Methane Inversion (IMI 1.0): A user-friendly, cloud-based facility for inferring high-resolution methane emissions from TROPOMI satellite observations, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 2022, [link]

Shen, L., Gautam, R., Omara, M., Zavala-Araiza, D., Maasakkers, J., Scarpelli, T., Lorente, A., Lyon, D., Sheng, J., Varon, D., Nesser, H., Qu, Z., Lu, X., Sulprizio, M., Hamburg, S., and Jacob, D.: Satellite quantification of oil and natural gas methane emissions in the US and Canada including contributions from individual basins, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 2022, [link]

Chen, Z., Jacob, D., Nesser, H., Sulprizio, M., Lorente, A., Varon, D., Lu, X., Shen, L., Qu, Z., Penn, E., and Yu, X.: Methane emissions from China: a high-resolution inversion of TROPOMI satellite observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 2022, [link]

2022 (9+)

Lu, X.*, Jacob, D. J., Wang, H., Maasakkers, J. D., Zhang, Y., Scarpelli, T. R., Shen, L., Qu, Z., Sulprizio, M. P., Nesser, H., Bloom, A. A., Ma, S., Worden, J. R., Fan, S., Parker, R. J., Boesch, H., Gautam, R., Gordon, D., Moran, M. D., Reuland, F., and Villasana, C. A. O.: Methane emissions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico: evaluation of national methane emission inventories and 2010–2017 sectoral trends by inverse analysis of in situ (GLOBALVIEWplus CH4 ObsPack) and satellite (GOSAT) atmospheric observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22, 395-418, 2022 [link]

Liu, L., Xu, W., Lu, X., Zhong, B., Guo, Y., Lu, X., Zhao, Y., He, W., Wang, S., Zhang, X., Liu, X., and Vitousek, P.: Exploring global changes in agricultural ammonia emissions and their contribution to nitrogen deposition since 1980, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 119, e2121998119, 2022 [link]

Shen, A., Liu, Y., Lu, X., Wang, X., Chang, M., Zhang, J., Tian, C., and Fan, Q.: Sulfur deposition in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China: Spatiotemporal characterization and regional source attributions, Atmos. Environ., 286, 119225,2022 [link]

Xiao, X., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., Wang, F., Lu, X., Cai, Z., Brasseur, G., and Gao, M.: Amplified Upward Trend of the Joint Occurrences of Heat and Ozone Extremes in China over 2013–20, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 103, E1330-E1342, 2022, [link]

Zhou, C., Gao, M., Li, J., Bai, K., Tang, X., Lu, X., Liu, C., Wang, Z., and Guo, Y.: Optimal Planning of Air Quality-Monitoring Sites for Better Depiction of PM2.5 Pollution across China, ACS Environmental Au, 2022, [link]

Scarpelli, T. R., Jacob, D. J., Grossman, S., Lu, X., Qu, Z., Sulprizio, M. P., Zhang, Y., Reuland, F., Gordon, D., and Worden, J. R.: Updated Global Fuel Exploitation Inventory (GFEI) for methane emissions from the oil, gas, and coal sectors: evaluation with inversions of atmospheric methane observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22, 3235-3249, 2022 [link].

Tian, Y., Liu, C., Sun, Y., Borsdorff, T., Landgraf, J., Lu, X., Palm, M., and Notholt, J.: Satellite Observations Reveal a Large CO Emission Discrepancy From Industrial Point Sources Over China, Geophysical Research Letters, 49, 2022, [link]

Tan, H., Zhang, L., Lu, X., Zhao, Y., Yao, B., Parker, R. J., and Boech, H.: An integrated analysis of contemporary methane emissions and concentration trends over China using in situ, satellite observations, and model simulations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22, 1229–1249, 2022. [link]

Li, D., Shindell, D., Ding, D., Lu, X., Zhang, L., and Zhang, Y.: Surface ozone impacts on major crop production in China from 2010 to 2017, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22, 2625-2638, 2022 [link]

2021 (20)

Lu, X., Ye, X., Zhou, M., Zhao, Y., Weng, H., Kong, H., Li, K., Gao, M., Zheng, B., Lin, J., Zhou, F., Zhang, Q., Wu, D., Zhang, L., and Zhang, Y.: The underappreciated role of agricultural soil nitrogen oxide emissions in ozone pollution regulation in North China, Nature Communications, 12, 2021 [link]

Lu, X.*, Jacob, D. J., Zhang, Y.* , Maasakkers, J. D., Sulprizio, M. P., Shen, L., Qu, Z., Scarpelli, T. R., Nesser, H., Yantosca, R. M., Sheng, J., Andrews, A., Parker, R. J., Boech, H., Bloom, A. A., and Ma, S.: Global methane budget and trend, 2010–2017: complementarity of inverse analyses using in situ (GLOBALVIEWplus CH4 ObsPack) and satellite (GOSAT) observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 4637-4657, 2021 [link]

Yin, H., Lu, X.*, Sun, Y.*, Li, K., Gao, M., Zheng, B., and Liu, C.: Unprecedented decline in summertime surface ozone over eastern China in 2020 comparably attributable to anthropogenic emission reductions and meteorology, Environmental Research Letters, 2021 [link]

Sun, Y., Yin, H.*, Lu, X.*, Notholt, J., Palm, M., Liu, C., Tian, Y., and Zheng, B.: The drivers and health risks of the unexpected surface ozone enhancements over the Sichuan basin, China in 2020, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 18589-18608, 2021 [link]

Wang, H., Wu, K., Liu, Y., Sheng, B., Lu, X., He, Y., Xie, J., Wang, H., and Fan, S.: Role of Heat Wave‐Induced Biogenic VOC Enhancements in Persistent Ozone Episodes Formation in Pearl River Delta, Journal of Geophysical Research, 126, e2020JD034317, 2021 [link]

Chen, Y., Zhang, L., Henze, D. K., Zhao, Y., Lu, X., Winiwarter, W., Guo, Y., Liu, X., Wen, Z., Pan, Y., and Song, Y.: Interannual variation of reactive nitrogen emissions and their impacts on PM2.5 air pollution in China during 2005-2015, Environmental Research Letters, http://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac3695, 2021.

DeLang, M. N., Becker, J. S., Chang, K.-L., Serre, M. L., Cooper, O. R., Schultz, M. G., Schröder, S., Lu, X., Zhang, L., Deushi, M., Josse, B., Keller, C. A., Lamarque, J.-F., Lin, M., Liu, J., Marécal, V., Strode, S. A., Sudo, K., Tilmes, S., Zhang, L., Cleland, S. E., Collins, E. L., Brauer, M., and West, J. J.: Mapping Yearly Fine Resolution Global Surface Ozone through the Bayesian Maximum Entropy Data Fusion of Observations and Model Output for 1990–2017, Environmental Science & Technology, 55, 4389-4398, 2021. [link]

Gao, M., Yang, Y., Liao, H., Zhu, B., Zhang, Y., Liu, Z., Lu, X., Wang, C., Zhou, Q., Wang, Y., Zhang, Q., Carmichael, G. R., and Hu, J.: Reduced light absorption of black carbon (BC) and its influence on BC-boundary-layer interactions during APEC Blue, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2021. [link]

Jiang, Z., Li, J., Lu, X. , Gong, C., Zhang, L., and Liao, H.: Impact of Western Pacific Subtropical High on Ozone Pollution over Eastern China, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 2601-2613, 2021 [link]

Li, K., Jacob, D. J., Liao, H., Qiu, Y., Shen, L., Zhai, S., Bates, K. H., Sulprizio, M. P., Song, S., Lu, X., Zhang, Q., Zheng, B., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Lee, H. C., and Kuk, S. K.: Ozone pollution in the North China Plain spreading into the late-winter haze season, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118, e2015797118, 2021. [link]

Liu, M., van der A, R., van Weele, M., Eskes, H., Lu, X., Veefkind, P., de Laat, J., Kong, H., Wang, J., Sun, J., Ding, J., Zhao, Y., and Weng, H.: A New Divergence Method to Quantify Methane Emissions Using Observations of Sentinel‐5P TROPOMI, Geophysical Research Letters, 48, 2021. [link]

Ma, S., Worden, J. R., Bloom, A. A., Zhang, Y., Poulter, B., Cusworth, D. H., Yin, Y., Pandey, S., Maasakkers, J. D., Lu, X., Shen, L., Sheng, J., Frankenberg, C., Miller, C. E., and Jacob, D. J.: Satellite Constraints on the Latitudinal Distribution and Temperature Sensitivity of Wetland Methane Emissions, AGU Advances, 2, 2021. [link]

Maasakkers, J. D., Jacob, D. J., Sulprizio, M. P., Scarpelli, T. R., Nesser, H., Sheng, J., Zhang, Y., Lu, X. , Bloom, A. A., Bowman, K. W., Worden, J. R., and Parker, R. J.: 2010–2015 North American methane emissions, sectoral contributions, and trends: a high-resolution inversion of GOSAT satellite observations of atmospheric methane, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 4339-4356, 2021 [link]

Qu, Z., Jacob, D. J., Shen, L., Lu, X., Zhang, Y., Scarpelli, T. R., Nesser, H., Sulprizio, M. P., Maasakkers, J. D., Bloom, A. A., Worden, J. R., Parker, R. J., and Delgado, A. L.: Global distribution of methane emissions: a comparative inverse analysis of observations from the TROPOMI and GOSAT satellite instruments, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 14159-14175, 2021.[link]

Shen, L., Zavala-Araiza, D., Gautam, R., Omara, M., Scarpelli, T., Sheng, J., Sulprizio, M. P., Zhuang, J., Zhang, Y., Qu, Z., Lu, X., Hamburg, S. P., and Jacob, D. J.: Unravelling a large methane emission discrepancy in Mexico using satellite observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, 260, 112461, 2021. [link]

Sun, Y., Yin, H., Liu, C., Zhang, L., Cheng, Y., Palm, M., Notholt, J., Lu, X., Vigouroux, C., Zheng, B., Wang, W., Jones, N., Shan, C., Tian, Y., Hu, Q., and Liu, J.: Mapping the drivers of formaldehyde (HCHO) variability from 2015–2019 over eastern China: insights from FTIR observation and GEOS-Chem model simulation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physic, 21, 6365-6387, 2021. [link]

Sun, Y., Yin, H., Cheng, Y., Zhang, Q., Zheng, B., Notholt, J., Lu, X., Liu, C., Tian, Y., and Liu, J.: Quantifying variability, source, and transport of CO in the urban areas over the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physic, 21, 9201-9222, 2021. [link]

Sun, Y., Yin, H., Liu, C., Mahieu, E., Notholt, J., Té, Y., Lu, X., Palm, M., Wang, W., Shan, C., Hu, Q., Qin, M., Tian, Y., and Zheng, B.: Reduction in C2H6 from 2015 to 2020 over Hefei, eastern China points to air quality improvement in China, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2021. [link]

Wang, X., Fu, T.-M., Zhang, L., Cao, H., Zhang, Q., Ma, H., Shen, L., Evans, M. J., Ivatt, P. D., Lu, X. , Chen, Y., Zhang, L., Feng, X., Yang, X., Zhu, L., and Henze, D. K.: Sensitivities of Ozone Air Pollution in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Area to Local and Upwind Precursor Emissions Using Adjoint Modeling, Environmental Science & Technology, 2021. [link]

Zhang, Y., Jacob, D. J., Lu, X. , Maasakkers, J. D., Scarpelli, T. R., Sheng, J.-X., Shen, L., Qu, Z., Sulprizio, M. P., Chang, J., Bloom, A. A., Ma, S., Worden, J., Parker, R. J., and Boesch, H.: Attribution of the accelerating increase in atmospheric methane during 2010–2018 by inverse analysis of GOSAT observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 3643–3666,2021 [link]

2020 (8)

Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Wu, T., Long, M., Wang, J., Jacob, D., Zhang F., Zhang, J., Eastham, S., Hu, L., Zhu, L., Liu, X., and Wei, M.: Development of the global atmospheric general circulation-chemistry model BCC-GEOS-Chem v1.0: model description and evaluation, Geoscientific Model Development, 13, 3817-3838, 2020 [link]

Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Wang, X., Gao, M., Li, K., Zhang, Y., Yue, X., and Zhang, Y.: Rapid increases in warm-season surface ozone and resulting health impact over China since 2013, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 7, 240-247, 2020 [ESI 1% Highly Cited Paper] [link]

Cooper, O. R., Schultz, M. G., Schroeder, S., Chang, K.-L., Gaudel, A., Benítez, G. C., Cuevas, E., Fröhlich, M., Galbally, I. E., Molloy, S., Kubistin, D., Lu, X. , McClure-Begley, A., Nédélec, P., O’Brien, J., Oltmans, S. J., Petropavlovskikh, I., Ries, L., Senik, I., Sjöberg, K., Solberg, S., Spain, G. T., Spangl, W., Steinbacher, M., Tarasick, D., Thouret, V., and Xu, X.: Multi-decadal surface ozone trends at globally distributed remote locations, Elementa-Science of the Anthropocene, 8, 23, 2020 [link]

Gao, M., Gao, J., Zhu, B., Kumar, R., Lu, X. , Song, S., Zhang, Y., Wang, P., Beig, G., Hu, J., Ying, Q., Zhang, H., Sherman, P., and McElroy, M. B.: Ozone Pollution over China and India: Seasonality and Sources, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2020 [link]

Li, K., Jacob, D. J., Shen, L., Lu, X. , De Smedt, I., and Liao, H.: Increases in surface ozone pollution in China from 2013 to 2019: anthropogenic and meteorological influences, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 11423-11433, 2020 [link]

Lin, H., Feng, X., Fu, T.-M., Tian, H., Ma, Y., Zhang, L., Jacob, D. J., Yantosca, R. M., Sulprizio, M. P., Lundgren, E. W., Zhuang, J., Zhang, Q., Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Shen, L., Guo, J., Eastham, S. D., and Keller, C. A.: WRF-GC: online coupling of WRF and GEOS-Chem for regional atmospheric chemistry modeling, Part 1: description of the one-way model (v1.0), Geoscientific Model Development, 2020 [link]

Wu, T., Zhang, F., Zhang, J., Jie, W., Zhang, Y., Wu, F., Li, L., Yan, J., Liu, X., Lu, X. , Tan, H., Zhang, L., Wang, J., and Hu, A.: Beijing Climate Center Earth System Model version 1 (BCC-ESM1): model description and evaluation of aerosol simulations, Geoscientific Model Development, 13, 977-1005, 2020 [link]

Yin, H., Sun, Y., Liu, C., Lu, X. , Smale, D., Blumenstock, T., Nagahama, T., Wang, W., Tian, Y., Hu, Q., Shan, C., Zhang, H., and Liu, J.: Ground-based FTIR observation of hydrogen chloride (HCl) over Hefei, China, and comparisons with GEOS-Chem model data and other ground-based FTIR stations data, Optics Express, 28, 8041, 2020 [link]

2019 (7)

Lu, X. *, Zhang, L.*, Chen, Y., Zhou, M., Zheng, B., Li, K., Liu, Y., Lin, J., Fu, T.-M., and Zhang, Q.: Exploring 2016–2017 surface ozone pollution over China: source contributions and meteorological influences, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 8339-8361, 2019 [ESI 1% Highly Cited Paper] [link]

Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Zhao, Y., Jacob, D., Hu, Y., Hu, L., Gao, M., Liu, X., Petropavlovskikh, I., McClure-Begley, A., and Querel R.: Surface and tropospheric ozone trends in the Southern Hemisphere since 1990: possible linkages to poleward expansion of the Hadley Circulation, Science Bulletin, 64, 400-409, 2019 [Journal Highlight Article] [link]

Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Shen, L.: Meteorology and Climate Influences on Tropospheric Ozone: a Review of Natural Sources, Chemistry, and Transport Patterns, Current Pollution Reports, 5, 238-260, 2019 [link]

Shao, J., Chen, Q., Wang, Y., Lu, X. , He, P., Sun, Y., Shah, V., Martin, R. V., Philip, S., Song, S., Zhao, Y., Xie, Z., Zhang, L., and Alexander, B.: Heterogeneous sulfate aerosol formation mechanisms during wintertime Chinese haze events: Air quality model assessment using observations of sulfate oxygen isotopes in Beijing, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 6107-6123, 2019. [Journal Highlight Article] [ESI 1% Highly Cited Paper] [link]

Yin, H., Sun, Y., Liu, C., Zhang, L., Lu, X. , Wang, W., Shan, C., Hu, Q., Tian, Y., Zhang, C., Su, W., Zhang, H., Palm, M., Notholt, J., and Liu, J.: FTIR time series of stratospheric NO2 over Hefei, China, and comparisons with OMI and GEOS-Chem model data, Optics Express, 27, A1225, 2019 [link]

Zhao, Y., Zhang, L., Zhou, M., Chen, D., Lu, X. , Tao, W., Liu, J., Tian, H., Ma, Y., and Fu, T.-M.: Influences of planetary boundary layer mixing parameterization on summertime surface ozone concentration and dry deposition over North China, Atmospheric Environment, 218, 116950, 2019 [link]

Zhou, M., Zhang, L., Chen, D., Gu, Y., Fu, T.-M., Gao, M., Zhao, Y., Lu, X. , and Zhao, B., The impact of aerosol-radiation interactions on the effectiveness of emission control measures, Environmental Research Letters, 14, 024002, 2019 [link]

2018 (4)

Lu, X. , Hong, J., Zhang, L., Cooper, O. R., Schultz, M. G., Xu, X., Wang, T., Gao, M., Zhao, Y., and Zhang, Y.: Severe Surface Ozone Pollution in China: A Global Perspective, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 5, 487-494, 2018. [ESI 0.1% Hot Paper] [ESI 1% Highly Cited Paper] [link]

Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Liu, X., Gao, M., Zhao, Y., and Shao, J.: Lower tropospheric ozone over India and its linkage to the South Asian monsoon, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 3101-3118, 2018. [link]

Gao, M., Ding, Y., Song, S., Lu, X. , Chen, X., and McElroy, M. B.: Secular decrease of wind power potential in India associated with warming Indian Ocean, Science Advances, 4, eaat5256, 2018 [link]

Gao, M., Beig, G., Song, S., Zhang, H., Hu, J., Ying, Q., Liang, F., Liu, Y., Wang, H., Lu, X. , Zhu, T., Carmichael, G. R., Nielsen, C. P., and McElroy, M. B.: The impact of power generation emissions on ambient PM2.5 pollution and human health in China and India, Environmental International, 121, 250-259, 2018 [link]

2017 (1)

Gao, M., Liu, Z., Wang, Y., Lu, X. , Ji, D., Wang, L., Li, M., Wang, Z., Zhang, Q., and Carmichael, G. R.: Distinguishing the roles of meteorology, emission control measures, regional transport, and co-benefits of reduced aerosol feedbacks in “APEC Blue”, Atmospheric Environment, 167, 476-486, 2017 [link]

2016 (2)

Lu, X. , Zhang, L., Yue, X., Zhang, J., Jaffe, D. A., Stohl, A., Zhao, Y., and Shao, J.: Wildfire influences on the variability and trend of summer surface ozone in the mountainous western United States, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 14687-14702, 2016 [link]

Zhang, L., Shao, J., Lu, X. , Zhao, Y., Hu, Y., Henze, D. K., Liao, H., Gong, S., and Zhang, Q.: Sources and Processes Affecting Fine Particulate Matter Pollution over North China: An Adjoint Analysis of the Beijing APEC Period, Environmental Science & Technology, 50, 8731-8740, 2016 [link]