Zuo XueZuo "George" Xue

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

Phone: (225) 578-1118
Fax: (225) 578-6513
E-mail: zxue@lsu.edu (Contact me for graduate student opportunities)

Office: 2161 ECE Building

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






Nutrient, Carbon, and Sediment Dynamics in Coastal Ocean and Continental Shelves

1. Coupled Physical-Biogeochemical Modeling

2. Coupled Ocean-Wave-Sediment Transport Modeling (ROMS, SWAN, COAWST)

3. Hydrology (GISmapping/modeling, Climate Change, Human Activities, Time Series Analysis)

4. Sequence Stratigraphy (“Chirp” Sub-bottom profiler) and Geochemistry (Pb-210, AMS C-14, Stable Carbon Isotopes)


Gulf of Mexico:

[13] Xue, Z., He, R., Fennel, K., Cai, W., Lorhenz, S., Huang, W., Tian H., Modeling pCO2 variabilities in the Gulf of Mexico. Biogeosciences Discussion. 11, 12673-12695.

[12] Xue, Z., Zambon, J., Yao, Z., Liu, Y., He, R., An Integrated Ocean Circulation, Wave, Atmosphere and Marine Ecosystem Prediction System for the South Atlantic Bight and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Operational Oceanography (submitted and under review).

[11] Xue, Z., He, R., Fennel, K., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S. and Hopkinson, C., 2013. Modeling Seasonal and Interannual Variability of Circulation and Biogeochemical Processes in the Gulf of Mexico. Biogeosciences, 10,(7219-7234).

Mekong River Delta in Southern Vietnam:

[10] Xue, Z., He, R., Liu, J.P. and Warner, J.C., 2012. Modeling transport and deposition of the Mekong River sediment. Continental Shelf Research, 37(1). Citations: 8.

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

[8] Xue, Z., Liu, J.P. and Ge, Q., 2011. Changes in Hydrology and Sediment Delivery of the Mekong River in the last 50 years: Connection to Damming, Monsoon, and ENSO. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36(3). Citations: 37.

[7] Xue, Z., Liu, J., Demaster, D., Nguyen, V. and Oanh Ta, T.K., 2010. Late Holocene Evolution of the Mekong Subaqueous Delta, Southern Vietnam. Marine Geology, 269(1-2). Citations: 34.


[6] Ge, Q., Liu, J., Xue, Z. and Chu, F., 2013. Dispersal of the Pearl River Derived Sediment in the Holocene. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s13131-014-0407-8.

[5] Bian, S., Hu, Z., Xue, Z. and Lv, J., 2012. An observational study of the carrying capacity of suspended sediment during a storm event. Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, 184(10).

[4] Ge, Q., Chu, F., Xue, Z., Liu, J. and Fang, Y., 2010. Paleoenvironmental records from the northern South China Sea since the Last Glacial Maximum. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 29(3).

[3] Xue, Z., Feng, A., Yin, P. and Xia, D., 2009. Coastal Erosion induced by Human Activities: A Northwest Bohai Sea case study. Journal of Coastal Research, 25(3).Citations: 16.

[2] Liu, J., Xue, Z., Ross, K., Wang, H., Yang, Z., Li, A. and Gao, S., 2009. Fate of sediments delivered to the sea by Asian large rivers: Long-distance transport and formation of remote alongshore clinothems. The Sedimentary Record, 7(4). Citations: 42

[1] Feng, S., Xue, Z. and Chi, W., 2008. Topographic Features around Zhongshan Station, Southwest of the Prydz Bay. Oceanologia et Limnologia Sinica, 26(4).