Chen, S. N., C. J. Chen, and J. A. Lerczak, 2020: On baroclinic instability over continental shelves: Testing the utility of Eady-type models. Journal of
Physical Oceanography, 50, 3-33.

Chen, S. N. and C. J. Chen, 2018: An analytical model with a critical Richardson number closure for sediment stratified open channel flow. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2017JC013634.

Chen, S. Y. and S. N. Chen*, 2017: Generation of upwelling circulation under downwelling-favorable wind within bottom-attached, buoyant coastal currents. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48, 2499-2519.

Chen, S. N., 2017: Bathymetric influences on the estuarine equilibrium length and adjustment time. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 47(7), 1719-1736

Chen, S. N., 2015. Asymmetric Estuarine Responses to Changes in River Forcing: A Consequence of Nonlinear Salt Flux. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45(11), 2836–2847

Chen, S. N., 2014: Enhancement of along-shore freshwater transport in surface-advected river plumes by tides, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 2951-2971.

Hsu, R. T., J. T. Liu, C. C. Su, S. J. Kao, S. N. Chen, F. H. Kuo, and J. C. Huang, 2014: On the links between a river’s hyperpycnal plume and marine benthic nepheloid layer in the wake of a typhoon, Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.06.001.

Chen, S. N., W. R. Geyer, and T. J. Hsu, 2013: A numerical investigation of the dynamics of hyperpycnal river plumes on sloping shelves, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 2702-2718, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20209.

Hsu, T. J., S. N. Chen, and A. S. Ogston, 2013: The landward and seaward mechanisms of fine-sediment transport across intertidal flats in the shallow-water region — A numerical investigation, Continental Shelf Research, 60, S85-S98.

Chen, S. N., W. R. Geyer, D. K. Ralston, and J. A. Lerczak, 2012: Estuarine exchange flow quantified with isohaline coordinates: contrasting long and short estuaries, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 748-763.

Ganju, N. K., M. Hayn, S. N. Chen, R. W. Howarth, P. J. Dickhudt, C. R. Sherwood, A. L. Aretxabaleta, and R. Marino, 2012: Tidal and groundwater fluxes to a shallow, microtidal estuary: constraining inputs through field observations and hydrodynamic modeling, Estuaries and Coasts, 35(5), 1285-1298.

Chen, S. N., W. R. Geyer, C. R. Sherwood, and D. K. Ralston, 2010: Sediment transport and deposition on a river-dominated tidal flat: an idealized model study. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C10040, doi:10.1029/2010JC006248.

Kao, S. J., M. Dai, K. Selvaraj, W. Zhai, P. Cai, S. N. Chen, J. Y. T. Yang, J. T. Liu, C. C. Liu, and J. P. M. Syvitski, 2010: Cyclone-driven deep sea injection of freshwater and heat by hyperpycnal flow in the subtropics. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L21702.

Chen, S. N., L. P. Sanford, and D. K. Ralston, 2009: Lateral circulation and sediment transport driven by axial winds in an idealized partially-mixed estuaries. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C12006, doi:10.1029/2008JC005014.

Chen, S. N. and L. P. Sanford, 2009: Axial wind effects on stratification and longitudinal salt transport in an idealized, partially Mixed Estuary. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39, 1905-1920.

Smith, K. A., E. W. North, F. Shi, S. N. Chen, R. R. Hood, R. I. E. Newell, and E. W. Koch, 2009: Modeling the effects of oyster reefs and breakwaters on seagrass beds. Estuaries and Coasts, 32, 748–757.

Chen, S. N. and L. P. Sanford, 2008: Lateral circulation driven by boundary mixing and the associated transport of sediments in idealized partially-mixed estuaries. Continental Shelf Research, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.01.001.

Chen, S. N., L. P. Sanford, E. W. Koch, F. Shi, and E. W. North, 2007: A nearshore model to investigate the effects of seagrass geometry on wave attenuation and suspended sediment transport. Estuaries and Coasts, 30(2), 296-310 (IF: 2.653, s: 40)