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PERSONAL DATA

Department College of Marine Science
Institution
University of South Florida, College of Marine Science ( USF CMS)
140 7th Avenue South St. Petersburg FL 33701
Address
830 First Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Regions Sea of Azov
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Website http://ocgweb.marine.usf.edu/~liu
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities Integrated data analysis, coastal ocean observing system, numerical models, Lagrangian trajectory model, evaluation of numerical models
Research Region 34, 35 , 36, 72
Skills/Expertise continental shelf circulation dynamics, coastal oceanography, satellite oceanography, ADCP moorings, high-frequency Radars, CODAR, WERA, gliders, advanced data analysis methods, Self-Organizing Map, wavelet, river plume modeling, oil spill trajectory modeling, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Coastal ocean observing systems
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Yonggang LIU)

Merz, C.R., Y. Liu, K.-W. Gurgel, L. Peterson, and R.H. Weisberg, 2015: Effect of radio frequency interference (RFI) noise energy on WERA performance using the
Liu, Y., H. Kerkering, and R.H. Weisberg, 2015: Introduction to Coastal Ocean Observing Systems, In Coastal Ocean Observing Systems , 1-10, Elsevier (Academic Press), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802022-7.00001-8.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, and C. Lembke, 2015: Glider salinity correction for unpumped CTD sensors across a sharp thermocline, in Coastal Ocean Observing Systems , 305-325, Elsevier (Academic Press), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802022-7.00017-1.
Liu, Y., H. Kerkering, and R.H., Weisberg (Editors), 2015: Coastal Ocean Observing Systems, 461 PP., ISBN 978-0-12-802022-7, Elsevier (Academic Press).
Weisberg, R.H., L. Zheng, and Y. Liu,, 2015: Basic tenets for coastal ocean ecosystems monitoring: A West Florida perspective, in Coastal Ocean Observing Systems , 40-57, Elsevier (Academic Press), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802022-7.00004-3.
Weisberg, R.H., L. Zheng, Y. Liu, S. Murawski, C. Hu, and J. Paul, 2014: Did Deepwater Horizon hydrocarbons transit to the west Florida continental shelf? Deep-Sea Res., doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.02.002 (in press).
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, S. Vignudelli, and G.T. Mitchum, 2014: Evaluation of altimetry-derived surface current products using Lagrangian drifter trajectories in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 2827-2842, doi:10.1002/2013JC009710.
Weisberg, R.H., L. Zheng, Y. Liu, C. Lembke, J.M. Lenes, and J.J. Walsh, 2014: Why a red tide was not observed on the west Florifda continental shelf in 2010, Harmful Algae, 38, 119-136, doi:10.1016/j.hal.2014.04.010.
Gomez, R., T. Helzel, L. Petersen, M. Kniephoff, C.R. Merz, Y. Liu, and R.H. Weisberg, 2014: Real-time quality control of current velocity data on individual grid cells in WERA HF radar, MTS/IEEE 2014, Taipei.
Pan, C., L. Zheng, R.H. Weisberg, Y. Liu, and C. Lembke, 2014: Comparisons of different ensemble schemes for glider data assimilation on West Florida Shelf, Ocean Modelling, 81, 13-24, doi10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.06.005.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, and C.R. Merz, 2014: Assessment of CODAR and WERA HF radars in mapping currents on the West Florida Shelf, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31, 1363-1382, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00107.1.
Dzvonkovskaya, A., T. Helzel, L. Petersen, C. R. Merz, Y. Liu, and R. H. Weisberg, 2014: Initial results of ship detection and tracking using WERA HF ocean radar with MIMO configuration, Proc. of Int. Radar Symposium IRS-2014, Gdansk, Poland, June 2014, pp. 317-319.
Dzvonkovskaya, A., C. R. Merz, Y. Liu, R. H. Weisberg, T. Helzel, and L. Petersen, 2014: Initial surface current measurements on the West Florida Shelf using WERA HF ocean radar with multiple input multiple output (MIMO) synthetic aperture, Proc. of MTS/IEEE Int. Conf. OCEANS?14, St. John?s, Canada, September 2014.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, 2012: Seasonal variability on the West Florida Shelf, Progr. Oceanogr., 104, 80-98, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2012.06.001.
Merz, C.R., R.H. Weisberg, and Y. Liu, 2012: Evolution of the USF/CMS CODAR and WERA HF radar network, Proc. MTS/IEEE Ocean 2012.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, S. Vignudelli, L. Roblou, and C.R. Merz, 2012: Comparison of the X-TRACK coastal altimetry estimated currents with moored ADCP and HF radar observations on the West Florida Shelf, Adv. Space Res., 50, 1085?1098, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2011.09.012.
Hu, C., R.H. Weisberg, Y. Liu, L. Zheng, K.L. Daly, D.C. English, J. Zhao, and G.A. Vargo, 2011: Did the northeastern Gulf of Mexico become greener after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill? Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L09601, doi:10.1029/2011GL047184.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, C. Hu, and L. Zheng, 2011: Satellites, models combine to track Deepwater Horizon oil spill. SPIE Newsroom, doi:10.1117/2.1201104.003575.
Liu, Y., and R.H. Weisberg, 2011: Evaluation of trajectory modeling in different dynamic regions using normalized cumulative Lagrangian separation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C09013, doi:10.1029/2010JC006837.
Liu, Y., A. MacFadyen, Z.-G. Ji, and R.H. Weisberg (Editors), 2011: Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol. 195, 271 PP., ISSN: 0065-8448, ISBN 978-0-87590-485-6. AGU/geopress, Washington D.C.
Weisberg, R.H., L. Zheng, and Y. Liu, 2011: Tracking subsurface oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon well blowout, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, Geophysical Monograph Series, 195, 205-215, doi:10.1029/2011GM001131.
Liu, Y., and R.H. Weisberg, 2011: A review of Self-Organizing Map applications in meteorology and oceanography. In Self-Organizing Maps - Applications and Novel Algorithm Design, Edited by J. I. Mwasiagi, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, ISBN 978-953-307-546-4, pp.253-272.
Liu, Y., A. MacFadyen, Z.-G. Ji, and R.H. Weisberg, 2011: Introduction to Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, Geophysical Monograph Series, 195, 1-7, doi:10.1029/2011GM001147.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, C. Hu, and L. Zheng, 2011: Combining numerical ocean circulation models with satellite observations in a trajectory forecast system: A rapid response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Proceedings of SPIE Conference 8030, 80300K. doi:10.1117/12.887983.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, C. Hu, C. Kovach, and R. Riethm├╝ller, 2011: Evolution of the Loop Current system during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill event as observed with drifters and satellites, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, Geophysical Monograph Series, 195, 91-101, doi:10.1029/2011GM001127.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, C. Hu, and L. Zheng, 2011: Trajectory forecast as a rapid response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, Geophysical Monograph Series, 195, 153-165, doi:10.1029/2011GM001121.
Liu, Y., A. MacFadyen, Z.-G. Ji, and R.H. Weisberg, 2011: Preface, in Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise, Geophysical Monograph Series, 195, doi:10.1029/2011GM001146.
Liu, Y., R. H. Weisberg, C. Hu, and L. Zheng (2011), Tracking the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: A modeling perspective, Eos Trans. AGU, 92(6), 45-46, doi:10.1029/2011EO060001.
MacCready, P., N. S. Banas, B. H. Hickey, E. P. Dever, and Y. Liu, 2009: A model study of tide- and wind-induced mixing in the Columbia River estuary and plume. Continental Shelf Research, 29, 278-291.
Liu, Y., P. MacCready, B.M. Hickey, E.P. Dever, P.M. Kosro, and N.S. Banas, 2009: Evaluation of a coastal ocean circulation model for the Columbia River plume in 2004. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C00B4, doi:10.1029/2008JC004929.
Weisberg, R.H., Y. Liu, and D.A. Mayer, 2009: Mean circulation on the west Florida continental shelf observed with long-term moorings. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L19610, doi:10.1029/2009GL040028.
Liu, Y., P. MacCready, and B.M. Hickey, 2009: Columbia River plume patterns in summer 2004 as revealed by a hindcast coastal ocean circulation model. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L02601, doi:10.1029/2008GL036447.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, and Y. Yuan, 2008: Patterns of upper layer circulation variability in the South China Sea from satellite altimetry using the Self-Organizing Map. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 27(Supp.), 129-144.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, and C.N.K. Mooers, 2006: Performance evaluation of the Self-Organizing Map for feature extraction. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C05018, doi:10.1029/2005jc003117.
Weisberg, R.H., R. He, Y. Liu, and J.I. Virmani, 2005: West Florida Shelf circulation on synoptic, seasonal, and inter-annual time scales. In: Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models, Geophysical Monograph Series, 161, 325-347. Wilton Sturges and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez, Editors. AGU, Washington D.C.
Liu, Y., and R.H. Weisberg, 2005: Momentum balance diagnoses for the West Florida Shelf. Continental Shelf Research, 25, 2054-2074.
Liu, Y., and R.H. Weisberg, 2005: Patterns of ocean current variability on the West Florida Shelf using the self-organizing map. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, C06003, doi:10.1029/2004JC002786.
He, R., Y. Liu, and R.H. Weisberg, 2004: Coastal ocean wind fields gauged against the performance of an ocean circulation model. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L14303, doi:10.1029/2003GL019261.
Liu, Y., X.S. Liang, and R.H. Weisberg, 2007: Rectification of the bias in the wavelet power spectrum. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 24(12), 2093-2102.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, C.R. Merz, S. Lichtenwalner, and G.J. Kirkpatrick, 2010: HF radar performance in a low energy environment: CODAR SeaSonde experience on the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 27(10), 1689-1710.
Liu, Y., and R.H. Weisberg, 2007: Ocean currents and sea surface heights estimated across the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 37(6), 1697-1713.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, C. Hu, and L. Zheng, 2011: Tracking the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: A modeling perspective, EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 92(6), 45-46, doi: 10.1029/2011EO060001.
Weisberg, R.H., Y. Liu, C.R. Merz, J.I. Virmani, and L. Zheng, 2012: A critique of alternative power generation for Florida by mechanical and solar means, MTS Journal, 46(5), 12-23, doi:10.4031/MTSJ.46.5.1.
Liu, Y., R.H. Weisberg, and R. He, 2006: Sea surface temperature patterns on the West Florida Shelf using Growing Hierarchical Self-Organizing Maps. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 23(2), 325-338.


Created: 2007-01-24 Last Updated: 2015-07-22 by Yonggang LIU