Xiao Lu has published over 40 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

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 Discussions, 2021 [link]

Scarpelli, T. R., Jacob, D. J., Grossman, S., Lu, X., Qu, Z., Sulprizio, M. P., Zhang, Y., Reuland, F., and Gordon, D.: 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 Discussions, 2021, [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 Discussions, 2021. [link]


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]

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 sectoral trends by inverse analysis of in situ (GLOBALVIEWplus CH4 ObsPack) and satellite (GOSAT) atmospheric observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 2021 (in press) [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, 2021 (in press) [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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]