Sukyoung Lee

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Professor, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

Research Summary

Research interests include the general circulation of the atmosphere and climate, including midlatitude storm tracks, westerly jets, the Hadley circulation, the tropopause, the Brewer-Dobson circulation, and polar amplification of surface temperature.

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Recent Publications

The role of horizontal temperature advection in arctic amplification

Clark, J. P., Shenoy, V., Feldstein, S. B., Lee, S. & Goss, M., 2021, In: Journal of Climate. 34, 8, p. 2957-2976 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Two Atmospheric Responses to Winter Sea Ice Decline Over the Barents-Kara Seas

Jiang, Z., Feldstein, S. B. & Lee, S., Apr 16 2021, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 48, 7, e2020GL090288.

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Classification of wintertime atmospheric teleconnection patterns in the northern hemisphere

Kim, M., Yoo, C., Sung, M. K. & Lee, S., 2021, In: Journal of Climate. 34, 5, p. 1847-1861 15 p.

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Is the Stationary Wave Bias in CMIP5 Simulations Driven by Latent Heating Biases?

Park, M. & Lee, S., Feb 28 2021, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 48, 4, e2020GL091678.

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Divergent consensuses on Arctic amplification influence on midlatitude severe winter weather

Cohen, J., Zhang, X., Francis, J., Jung, T., Kwok, R., Overland, J., Ballinger, T. J., Bhatt, U. S., Chen, H. W., Coumou, D., Feldstein, S., Gu, H., Handorf, D., Henderson, G., Ionita, M., Kretschmer, M., Laliberte, F., Lee, S., Linderholm, H. W., Maslowski, W. & 12 others, Peings, Y., Pfeiffer, K., Rigor, I., Semmler, T., Stroeve, J., Taylor, P. C., Vavrus, S., Vihma, T., Wang, S., Wendisch, M., Wu, Y. & Yoon, J., Jan 1 2020, In: Nature Climate Change. 10, 1, p. 20-29 10 p.

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Rossby wave propagation from the arctic into the midlatitudes: Does it arise from in situ latent heating or a trans-arctic wave train?

Gong, T., Feldstein, S. B. & Lee, S., May 2020, In: Journal of Climate. 33, 9, p. 3619-3633 15 p.

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A Mechanism for the Midwinter Minimum in North Pacific Storm-Track Intensity From a Global Perspective

Park, M. & Lee, S., Mar 16 2020, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 47, 5, e2019GL086052.

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Data availability principles and practice

Smith, A. K., Barth, M., Boos, W. R., Bou-Zeid, E., Kawatani, Y., Lee, S., Mechem, D., Remer, L., Rozoff, C., van den Heever, S., Wang, Z., Wicker, L. & Yang, P., 2020, In: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 77, 12, p. 3983-3984 2 p.

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Contributions to the Surface Downwelling Longwave Irradiance during Arctic Winter at Utqia-gvik (Barrow), Alaska

Sokolowsky, G. A., Sokolowsky, G. A., Clothiaux, E. E., Baggett, C. F., Baggett, C. F., Baggett, C. F., Lee, S., Feldstein, S. B., Eloranta, E. W., Cadeddu, M. P., Bharadwaj, N. & Johnson, K. L., Jun 1 2020, In: Journal of Climate. 33, 11, p. 4555-4577 23 p.

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Summertime midlatitude weather and climate extremes induced by moisture intrusions to the west of Greenland

Baggett, C. & Lee, S., Oct 1 2019, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 145, 724, p. 3148-3160 13 p.

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