Yuan-Bing Zhao, X. San Liang, J. Gan, 2016. Nonlinear multi-scale interactions and internal dynamics underlying a typical eddy-shedding event at Luzon Strait. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans) (in press).

Z. Liu and J. Gan, 2016. Open boundary conditions for tidally and subtidally forced circulation in a limited-area coastal model using the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS), J. Geophys. Res (Oceans), 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC011975. PDF (email:

Gan J., Z. Liu and L. Liang, 2016. Numerical modeling of intrinsically and extrinsically forced seasonal circulation in the China Seas: A kinematic study, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), doi: 10.1002/2016JC011800. PDF.

Gan, J., Z. Liu and C.Hui, 2016. A three-layer alternating spinning circulation in the South China Sea, J. Phys. Oceanogr. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0044. PDF

Lin, P., P. Cheng, J. Gan, and J. Hu, 2016. Dynamics of wind-driven upwelling off the northeastern coast of Hainan Island, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011000.PDF

Li, Q., Y. Wang, Y. Dong and J. Gan, 2015. Modeling long-term change of planktonic ecosystems in the Northern South China Sea and the upstream Kuroshio Current, J. Geophys. Res (Oceans)., 120, 3913-3936, doi:10.1002/2014JC010609. PDF

Liu, Z., and J. Gan, 2015. Upwelling induced by the frictional stress curl and vertical squeezing of the vortex tube over a submerged valley in the East China Sea, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 120 (4), 2571-2587, doi:10.1002/2015JC010715. PDF

Gan, J., Z. Lu, Anson Cheung, M. Dai, L. Liang, P. J. Harrison, and X. Zhao, 2014. Assessing ecosystem response to phosphorus and nitrogen limitation in the Pearl River plume using the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS), J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 119, doi: 10.1002/2014JC009951.PDF

Cao, Z., M. Dai, W. Evans, J. Gan and R. Feely, 2014. Diagnosing CO2 fluxes in the upwelling system off the Oregon coast, Biogeosciences, 11, 7389-7412, doi:10.5194/bgd-11-7389-2014.

Wang, L. and J. Gan, 2014. Delving into three-dimensional structure of the West Luzon Eddy in a regional ocean model. Deep Sea Research I, 90C (2014), pp. 48-61, 10.1016/j.dsr.2014.04.011.PDF

Zu, T., D. Wang, J. Gan and W. Guan, 2014. On the role of wind and tide in generating variability of Pearl River plume during summer in a coupled wide estuary and shelf system. J. Mar. Syst.,

Liu, Z and J. Gan, 2014. Modeling study of variable upwelling circulation in the East China Sea: Response to a coastal promontory. J. Phys. Oceanogr. v. 44, 1078-1094, .doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-0170.PDF

Lu, Z. and J. Gan, 2013. Controls of seasonal variability of phytoplankton blooms in the Pearl River Estuary. Deep-Sea Res. II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.12.011.PDF

Zu, T. and J. Gan, 2013. A numerical study of coupled estuary-shelf circulation around the Pearl River Estuary during summer: Responses to variable winds, tides and river discharge. Deep-Sea Res. II. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.12.010 PDF

Han, A., M. Dai, J. Gan, S. Kao, X. Zhao, S. Jan, Q. Li, H. Lin, C.-T. Chen, L. Wang, J. Hu, L. Wang, and F. Gong, 2013. Inter-shelf nutrient transport from the East China Sea as a major nutrient source supporting winter primary production on the northeast South China Sea shelf. Biogeosciences, 10, 1-33, doi:10.5194/bgd-10-1-2013.

Gan, J. J. Wang, L. Liang, L. Li and X. Guo, 2013. A Modeling study of the formation, maintenance, and relaxation of upwelling circulation on the northeastern South China Sea Shelf. Deep-Sea Res. II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.12.009.PDF

M. Dai, J. Gan, A. Han, H. S. Kung and Z. Q. Yin, 2012. Physical Dynamics and Biogeochemistry of the Pearl River Plume; Biogeochemical Dynamics at major River-Coastal Interfaces: Linkages with Global Change, edited by Thomas Bianchi, Mead Allison, and Wei-Jun Cai. p321-370. Cambridge University Press.

Gan, J., H. Ho and L. Liang, 2012. Dynamics of intensified downwelling circulation over a widened shelf in the northeastern South China Sea. J. Phys. Oceanogr., v. 43, No. 1, 80-94, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-02.1.PDF

Chen, G., J. Gan, Q. Xie, X. Chu, D. Wang, and Y. Hou, 2012. Eddy heat and salt transports in the South China Sea and their seasonal modulations, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 117, C05021, doi:10.1029/2011JC007724.PDF

Han, A., M. Dai, S. Kao, J. Gan, Q. Li, L. Wang, W. Zhai and L. Wang, 2012. Nutrient dynamics and biological consumption in a large continental shelf system under the influence of both a river plume and coastal upwelling, Limnol. Oceanogr., 57(2), 2012, 486-502,doi:10.4319/lo2012.57.2.0486.PDF

Liu, Z. and J. Gan, 2012. Variability of the Kuroshio in the East China Sea derived from satellite altimetry data, Deep Sea Res. I, doi:10.116/j.dsr2011.10.008. PDF

Lu, Z., J. Gan and M. Dai, 2011. Modeling seasonal and diurnal pCO2 variations in the northern South China Sea, J. Mar. Syst. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2011.10.003. PDF

Hu, J., J. Gan, Z. Sun, J. Zhu, and M. Dai, 2011. Observed Three-dimensional Structure of a Cold Eddy in the Southwestern South China Sea. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), doi:10.1029/2010JC006810. PDF

Wang, D., B. Hong, J. Gan, H. Xu, 2010. Numerical investigation on propulsion of the counter-wind current in the northern South China Sea in winter. Deep-Sea Res. I, 57, 1206-1221. PDF

Lu, Z., J. Gan, M. Dai, Anson Y.Y. Cheung, 2010. The influence of coastal upwelling and a river plume on the subsurface chlorophyll maximum over the shelf of the northeastern South China Sea. J. Mar. Syst., PDF

Gan., J. Z. Lu, M. Dai, Anson Y. Y. Cheung, H. Liu, and P. Harrison, 2010. Biological response to intensified  upwelling and to a river plume in the northeastern South China Sea: a modeling study. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans),  doi:10.1029/2009JC005569. PDF

Gan, J., Cheung, Y.Y., Guo, X.G., Li, L., 2009. Intensified upwelling over a widened shelf in the northeastern South China Sea. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), doi:10.1029/2007JC004660. PDF

P. Swapna, J. Gan, Alexis Lau and Jimmy Fung, 2009. On the warm/cold regime shift in the South China Sea: Observation and modeling study, Deep-Sea Res. I, 10.1016/j.dsr.2009.03.008. PDF

Gan, J., L. Li, D. Wang and X. Guo, 2009, Interaction of river plume with coastal upwelling circulation in the northeastern South China Sea. Continental Shelf Res., doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.12.002. PDF

Gan, J. and H. Ho, 2008, Identification of spatial variability and eddies in the circulation of the South China Sea. Advances in Geosciences, b672-v12-ch17, Ocean Science Series. PDF

Zu, T. and J. Gan, 2008. Process-oriented study of the circulation and river plume in the Pearl River Estuary: Response to the wind and tidal forcing. Advances in Geosciences, b672-v12-ch16, Ocean Science Series. PDF

Qu., T, J. Gan, A. Ishida,Y. Kashino, and T. Tozuka, 2008, Semiannual variation in the western tropical pacific ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L16602, doi:10.1029/2008GL035058. PDF

Zu, T., J. Gan, S.Y. Erofeeva, 2008. Numerical study of the tide and tidal dynamics in the South China Sea, Deep-Sea Res. I, 10.1016/j.dsr.2007.10.007. PDF

Qu, T., Y. Du, J. Gan and D. Wang, 2007. Mean seasonal cycle of isothermal depth in the South China Sea, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 112, C02020, doi:10.1029/2006JC003583. PDF

Gan, J., and T. Qu, 2007, Coastal jet separation and associated flow variability in the southwest South China Sea. Deep-Sea Res. I, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2007.09.008. PDF

Wang, L., K. Lau, C. Fung and J. Gan, 2007. The relative vorticity of ocean surface winds from the QuikSCAT satellite and its effects on the geneses of tropical cyclones in the South China Sea. Tellus, 59A, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2007.00249.

Harrison, P.J., K. Yin, J.H.W. Lee, J. Gan, H. Liu, 2007. Physical-Biological Coupling in the Pearl River Estuary. Continental Shelf Res., 28(12), 1405-1415, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.02.011. PDF

Gan, J., H. Li, E. N. Curchitser and D. B. Haidvogel, 2006. Modeling South China Sea circulation. Response to seasonal forcing regimes. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 111, C06034, doi:10.1029/2005JC003298. PDF

Gan, J. and J. S. Allen, 2005, Modeling upwelling circulation off the Oregon coast. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 110, doi:10.1029/2004JC002692.PDF

Spitz, Y. H., J. S. Allen and J. Gan, 2005. Modeling ecosystem processes on the Oregon shelf during the 2001 summer upwelling. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 110, doi:10.1029/2005JC002870.PDF

Gan, J. and J. S. Allen, 2005. On open boundary conditions for a limited-area coastal model off Oregon. Part 1: Response to idealized wind forcing, Ocean Modelling, 8/1-2 pp 115-133, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod2003.12.006. PDF

Gan, J., J. S. Allen and R. Samelson, 2005. On open boundary conditions for a limited-area coastal model off Oregon. Part 2: Response to wind forcing from a regional mesoscale atmospheric model, Ocean Modelling, 8/1-2 pp 155-173, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod2003.12.007. PDF

Mao, Q., P. Shi, K. Yin, J. Gan, Y. Qia, 2004. Tides and tidal currents in the Pearl River Estuary, Continental Shelf Res., 24(16), 1797-1808.PDF

Gan, J., R. Grant Ingram, Richard J. Greatbatch and T. van der Baaren, 2004. Variability of circulation induced by the separation of Gaspe Current in Baie des Chaleurs (Canada): Observational studies, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 61 (2004) 393-402. PDF

Gan, J. and J. S. Allen, 2002. A modeling study of shelf circulation off northern California in the region of the Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment. 2, Simulations and comparisons with observations, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 107(C11), 3184, doi:10.1029/2001JC001190. PDF

Gan, J. and J. S. Allen, 2002. A modeling study of shelf circulation off northern California in the region of the Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment, Response to relaxation of upwelling, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans) , 107(C9), 3123, doi:10.1029/2000JC000768. PDF

Gan, J., L. Mysak and D. Straub, 1998. Simulation of the South Atlantic Ocean circulation and its seasonal variability. J. Geophys. Res.(Oceans), 103, 10,241-10,251. PDF

Gan, J., R. Ingram and R. Greatbatch, 1997. On the unsteady separation/intrusion of Gaspe Current and variability in Baie des Chaleurs, Modeling Studies, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 102, 15,567-15,581.PDF

Gan, J. and R. Ingram, 1996, Sensitivity study of upper ocean model in a coastal bay, J. Mar. Syst., 7, 203-219.PDF

Gan, J., R. Ingram, R. Greatbatch and P. Chen, 1995. Upper ocean modeling in a coastal bay. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 100, 15, 15,977-15,997. PDF

P. Chen, R. Ingram and J. Gan, 1993. A numerical study of hydraulic jump and mixing in a stratified channel with a sill. Estuary and Coastal Modeling III, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference. (ed. by M. Spauldng et al.), Oak Brook, Illinois, 119-113. PDF

Gan, J. and G. Ingram, 1992. Internal hydraulics, solitons and associated mixing in a stratified sound, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 97, 9669-9688. PDF