From October 2012 to July 2014, Researcher ZHU Xiaohua's team conducted the first pressure-recording inverted echo sounder (PIES) observation in the northern part of the South China Sea.
1. Zhao, R., and X.-H. Zhu (2016), Weakest winter South China Sea western boundary current caused by the 2015-2016 El Niño event, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans., doi: 10.1002/2016jc012252.
2. Zhao, R., X.-H. Zhu, and X. Guo (2016), The impact of monsoon winds and mesoscale eddies on thermohaline structures and circulation patterns in the northern South China Sea, Cont. Shelf Res., doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2016.06.009.
3. Zhu, X.-H., R. Zhao, X. Guo, Y. Long, Y.-L. Ma, and X. Fan (2015), A long-term volume transport time series estimated by combining in situ observation and satellite altimeter data in the northern South China Sea, J. Oceanogr., 71(6), 663-673, doi:10.1007/s10872-015-0305-5.