George Xue headshotZuo "George" Xue

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences (Center for Computation and Technology, joint)

Phone: 225-578-1118

Fax: 225-578-6513

E-mail: (Contact me for graduate student opportunities)

Office: 2161 ECE Building

Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. 2010 Marine Sciences, North Carolina State University

Coupled Ocean Modeling Group website

Research Interests

Physical-bio-geochemical modeling; Coastal ocean carbon cycling; Coupled atmospheric-hydrological modeling

Recent Publications 

 Google Scholar Profile

(* indicates a paper led by one of Xue’s students)

Yin, D. *, Xue, Z., Gochis, D. J., Yu, W., Morales, M., & Rafieeinasab, A. (2020). A Process-Based, Fully Distributed Soil Erosion and Sediment Transport Model for WRF-Hydro. Water.12 (6), 1840.

Robichaux, P., Xu, K., Bentley, S., Miner, M., Xue, Z. Morphological evolution of a mud-capped dredge pit on the Louisiana shelf: Nonlinear infilling and continuing consolidation, Geomorphology, 2020, 107030,

Steinmuller, H. E., Hayes, M. P., Hurst, N. R., Sapkota, Y., Cook, R. L., White, J. R., Xue, Z., Chambers, L. G. (2020). Does edge erosion alter coastal wetland soil properties? A multi-method biogeochemical study. CATENA.

Zang, Z.*, Xue, Z., Xu, K., Bentley, S. J., Chen, Q. J., D'Sa, E. J., Ge, Q. (2019). A two decadal (1993-2012) numerical assessment of sediment dynamics in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Water, 11(5), 938.

Ge, Q., Xue, Z., Ye, L., Xu, D., Yao, Z., Chu, F. (2019). Distribution Patterns of Major and Trace Elements and Provenance of Surface Sediments on the Continental Shelf off Western Guangdong Province and Northeastern Hainan Island. Journal of Ocean University of China, 18(4), 849--858.

Ge, Q., Xue, Z., Ye, L., Xu, D., Zhao, J., Chu, Fengyou \%J Acta Oceanologica Sinica (2019). The spatial distribution of major and trace elements of surface sediments in the northeastern Beibu Gulf of the South China Sea. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 38(3), 93--102.

Rivera-Monroy, V. H., Elliton, C., Narra, S., Meselhe, E., Zhao, X., White, E., Sasser, C. E., Visser, J. M., Meng, X., Wang, H., Xue, Z., Jaramillo, F. (2019). Wetland Biomass and Productivity in Coastal Louisiana: Base Line Data (1976–2015) and Knowledge Gaps for the Development of Spatially Explicit Models for Ecosystem Restoration and Rehabilitation Initiatives. Water, 11(10).

Mariotti, G., Huang, H., Xue, Z., Li, B., Justic, D., Zang, Z. (2018). Biased Wind Measurements in Estuarine Waters. JGR Oceans.

Xue, Z., Gochis, D., Yu, W., Keim, B., Zang, Z., Sampson, K., Dugger, A., Sathiaraj, D., Ge, Q. (2018). Modeling Hydroclimatic Change in Southwest Louisiana Rivers. Water.10 (5). 596

Zang, Z.*, Xue, Z., Xue, Z., Bao, S., Chen, J., Walker, N., Haag, A. S., Ge, Q., Yao, Z. (2018). A numerical study of sediment dynamics during Hurricane Gustav. Ocean Modeling.

Lohrenz, S., Cai, W.-j., Charkraborty, S., Guo, X., He, R., Xue, Z., Fennel, K., Howden, S., Tian, H. (2018). Satellite estimation of coastal pCO2 and air-sea flux of carbon dioxicde in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Remote Sensing Environment.

Ge, Q., Xue, Z., Yao, Z., Zang, A., Chu, F. (2017). Anti-phase relationship between the East Asian winter monsoon and summer monsoon during the Holocene? Journal of Ocean University of China, 16(2), 175-183.

Yao, Z., Xue, Z., He, R., Bao, X., Xie, J., Ge, Q. (2017). Climate projections of spatial variations in coastal storm surges along the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. east coast. Journal of Ocean University of China, 16(1), 1-7.

Zang, Z., Xue, Z., Bi, N., Yao, Z., Wu, X., Wang, H. (2017). Seasonal Variation of Suspended-Sediment Distribution in the Yellow Sea. Continental Shelf Research, 148(15), 116-129.

Xue, Z., He, R., Fennel, K., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S., Huang, W., Tian, H., Wen, R., Zang, Z. (2016). Modeling pCO2 varabilities in the Gulf of Mexico. Biogeosciences, 13(15), 4359-4377.

Ledwell, J., He, R., Xue, Z., DiMarco, S., Spencer, L., Chapman, P. (2016). Physical Processes Responsible for Material Transport in the Gulf of Mexico for Oil Spill Applications. JGR-Ocean, 121.

Yao, Z., Xue, Z., He, R. (2016). Statistical Downscaling of IPCC Sea Surface Wind and Wind Energy Predictions for the U.S. East Coastal Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Journal of Ocean University of China, 15(4), 577-582.

Xue, Z., Zambon, J., Yao, Z., Liu, Y., He, R. (2015). An Integrated Ocean Circulation, Wave, Atmosphere and Marine Ecosystem Prediction System for the South Atlantic Bight and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 8(1).

Tian, H., Ren, W., Yang, J., Tao, B., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S., Hopkinson, C., Liu, M., Yang, Q., Lu, C., Zhang, B., Banger, K., Pan, S., He, R., Xue, Z. (2015). Climate extremes dominate seasonal and interannual variations in carbon export from the Mississippi River Basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29.

Zeng, X., He, R., Xue, Z., Wang, H., Wang, Y., Yao, Z., Guan, W., Warrillow, J. (2015). River-derived sediment suspension and transport in the Bohai, Yellow, and East China Seas: a modeling study. Continental Shelf Research.

Ge, Q., Liu, J. P., Xue, Z., Chu, F. (2014). Dispersal of the Zhujiang River (Pearl River) derived sediment in the Holocene. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 1-9.

Liu, S., Feng, A., Du, J., Xia, D., Li, P., Xue, Z., Hu, W., Yu, X. (2014). Evolution of the buried channel systems under the modern Yellow River Delta since the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary International, 349(0), 327-338.

Xue, Z., Liu, J. P., DeMaster, D., Leithold, E. L., Wan, S., Ge, Q., Nguyen, V. L., Ta, T. (2014). Sedimentary processes on the Mekong subaqueous delta: Clay mineral and geochemical analysis. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 79(Part A(0)), 520-528.