Barnesa, M. J., T. K. Brade, A. R. MacKenzie, J. D. Whyatt, D. J. Carruthers, J. Stocker, X.-M. Cai, and C. N. Hewitt, 2013, Spatially varying surface roughness and urban breathability in a commercial air quality dispersion model, Environmental Pollution, accepted
Muller, C., L. Chapman, C.S.B. Grimmond, D. Young and X.-M. Cai, 2013, Sensors & The City: A Review of Urban Meteorological Networks, Int. J. Climatology, online-first: 11 Feb 2013, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3678
Muller, C., L. Chapman, D. Young, C.S.B. Grimmond and X.-M. Cai, 2013, Towards a standardised protocol for urban meteorological networks, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00096
Bright, V., W.J. Bloss and X.-M. Cai, 2013, Urban street canyons: coupling dynamics, chemistry and atmospheric pre-processing, Atmospheric Environment, 68, 127-142. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.10.056
Grawe, D., H.L. Thompson, J. Salmond, X.-M. Cai, K.H. Schluenzen, 2013, Modelling the impact of urbanisation on regional climate in the Greater London Area, Int. J. Climatology, 33, 2388-2401. DOI: 10.1002/joc.3589
Tomlinson, C.J., T. Prieto-Lopez, R. Bassett, L. Chapman, X.-M. Cai, J.E. Thornes, and C.J. Baker, 2013, Showcasing urban heat island work in Birmingham - measuring, monitoring, modelling and more, Weather, 68, 44-49
Cai, X.-M., Effects of wall heating on flow characteristics in a street canyon, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 142, 443-467. DOI 10.1007/s10546-011-9681-6.
Cai, X.-M., Effects of differential wall heating in street canyons on dispersion and ventilation characteristics of a passive scalar, Atmospheric Environment, 51, 268-277. DOI 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.01.010.
Solazzo, E., S. Vardoulakis and X.-M. Cai, 2011: A novel methodology for interpreting air quality measurements from urban streets using CFD modelling, Atmospheric Environment, 45, 5230-5239. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.05.022
Bright, V., W.J. Bloss and X.-M. Cai, 2011, Modelling atmospheric composition in urban street canyons, Weather, 66, 106-110
Thornes, J., W. Bloss, S. Bouzarovski, X.-M. Cai, L. Chapman, J. Clark, S. Dessai, S. Du, D. van der Horst, M. Kendall, C. Kidd, and S. Randalls, 2010: Communicating the value of atmospheric services. Meteorological Applications, 17, 243-250.
Solazzo, E., X.Cai, S.Vardoulakis, 2009: Improved parameterisation for the numerical modelling of air pollution within an urban street canyon, Environmental Modelling & Software, 24, 381–388.
Cai, X.-M., J.F. Barlow and S.E. Belcher, 2008: Dispersion and transfer of passive pollutants in and above street canyons – Large-eddy simulations, Atmospheric Environment, 42, 5885-5895
Solazzo, E., X. Cai and S. Vardoulakis, 2008: Modelling wind flow and vehicle-induced turbulence in urban streets, Atmospheric Environment, 42, 4918-4931.
Chapman, L., Thornes, J.E., Huang, Y., Cai, X., Sanderson, V.L., & White, S.P, 2008: Modelling of rail surface temperatures: a preliminary study, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 92, 121-131.
Cai, X.-M., G.R. McGregor, R.M. Harrison and D. Ryall, 2007: Modelling of Meteorological Conditions at an Urban Scale for the PUMA Campaigns. Meteorological Application, 14, 311-326.
Grawe, D., X.-M. Cai and R.M. Harrison, 2007: Large eddy simulation of shading effects on NO2 and O3 concentrations within an idealised street canyon, Atmospheric Environment, 41, 7304-7314.
Solazzo, E., S. Vardoulakis and X.-M. Cai, 2007: Evaluation of traffic producing turbulence schemes within operational street pollution models using roadside measurements, Atmospheric Environment, 41, 5357-5370.
Yu, Y., X.-M. Cai, and X.S. Qie, 2007: Influence of topography and large-scale forcing on the occurrence of katabatic flow jumps in Antarctica: Idealized simulations, Advances in Atmospheric Science, 24, 819-832.
Yu, Y. and X.-M. Cai, 2006: Structure and dynamics of katabatic flow jumps: idealised simulations, Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 118, 527-555.
Baggott, S., X.-M. Cai, G.R. McGregor, and R.M. Harrison, 2006: Model simulation of meteorology and air quality during the summer PUMA intensive measurement campaign in the UK West Midlands conurbation, Science of the Total Environment , 360, 26-42.
Harrison, R.M., J. Yin, R.M. Tilling, X. Cai, P.W. Seakins, J.R. Hopkins, D.L. Lansley, A.C. Lewis, M.C. Hunter, D.E. Heard, L.J. Carpenter, D.J. Creasey, J.D. Lee, M.J. Pilling, N. Carslaw, K.M. Emmerson, A. Redington, R.G. Derwent, D. Ryall, G. Mills, S.A. Penkett, 2006: Measurement and modelling of air pollution and atmospheric chemistry in the U.K. west midlands conurbation: Overview of the PUMA consortium project, Science of the Total Environment, 360, 5–25.
Yu, Y., Cai, X.-M., King, J.C. and Renfrew, I.A., 2005: Numerical simulations of katabatic jumps in Coats Land, Antarctica, Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 114, 413-437.
Baker, J., Walker, H.L. and Cai, X.-M. 2004, A study of the dispersion and transport of reactive pollutants in and above street canyons - A Large Eddy Simulation, Atmospheric Environment, 38, 6883-6892.
Cai, X.-M., Nasrullah, M. and Huang, Y. 2004: Fumigation of pollutants into a growing convective boundary layer over an inhomogeneous surface: a large eddy simulation, Atmospheric Environment, 38, 3605-3616.
Cui, Z.-Q., Cai, X.-M. Baker, C. 2004: Large eddy simulation of turbulent flow inside a street canyon, Quart. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., 130, 1373-1394
Cai, X.-M., Zheng Y. and McGregor, G.R. 2002, Modelling of meteorological conditions at an urban scale for the PUMA winter campaign, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 27, 1479-1485.
Cai, X.-M., Luhar, A.K. 2002: Fumigation of pollutants in and above the entrainment zone into a growing convective boundary layer: a large eddy simulation, Atmospheric Environment, 36, 2997-3008.
Cai, X.-M. and D.G. Steyn, 2000: Modelling study of sea breezes in a complex coastal environment, Atmospheric Environment, 34, 2873-2885.
Cai, X.-M., R.A.S. Hourston and D.G. Steyn, 2000: A Numerical Study of Meteorological Conditions during PACIFIC ’93, Atmosphere and Ocean, 38, 457-479.
Cai, X.-M., 2000: Dispersion of a passive plume in an idealised urban convective boundary layer: a large-eddy simulation, Atmospheric Environment, 34, 61-72.
Cai, X.-M., 1999: Large-eddy simulation of the urban convective boundary layer, Quart. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., 125, 1427-1444.
Batchvarova, E., X.-M. Cai, S.-E. Gryning, D.G. Steyn, 1999: Modelling internal boundary layer development in a region with complex coastline. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 90, 1-20.
Cai, X.-M., D.G. Steyn and I. Uno, 1997: Analytical investigations of horizontal meso-scale momentum equations with Newtonian nudging, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 64, 231-241.
Cai, X.-M. and D.G. Steyn, 1996: The von Kármán constant determined by large eddy simulation, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 78, 143-164.
Uno, I., X.-M. Cai, D.G. Steyn and S. Emori, 1995: A simple extension of the Louis method for rough surface layer modelling, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol.76, 395-409.
Cai, X.-M., D.G. Steyn and I.S. Gartshore, 1995: Resolved scale turbulence in the atmospheric surface layer from a large eddy simulation, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol.75, 301-314