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Research Theme: Oceans

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Oceans
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research on any aspect of the world’s oceans, from the sea surface to the seafloor. Currents and circulation, water temperature, coastal processes, marine sediments, ocean chemistry, tides, sea ice, and water quality, among other subjects, are all part of the Oceans category.

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Smith, K. M., Hamlington, P. E. , Niemeyer, K. E., Fox-Kemper, B., Nikki Lovenduski 2018: Effects of Langmuir turbulence on upper ocean carbonate chemistry. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 10(12): 3030-3048. DOI: 10.1029/2018MS001486

Wangner, D. J., Anne Jennings, Vermassen, F., Dyke, L. M., Hogan, K. A., Schmidt, S., Kjaer, K. H., Knudsen, M. F., Andresen, C. S. 2018: A 2000-year record of ocean influence on Jakobshavn Isbr AE calving activity, based on marine sediment cores. Holocene, 28(11): 1731-1744. DOI: 10.1177/0959683618788701

Sulpis, O., Boudreau, B. P., Mucci, A., Chris Jenkins, Trossman, D. S., Arbic, B. K., Key, R. M. 2018: Current CaCO3 dissolution at the seafloor caused by anthropogenic CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(46): 11,700-11,705. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1804250115

Persson, P. O. G., Blomquist, B., Guest, P., Sharon Stammerjohn, Fairall, C., Rainville, L., Lund, B., Ackley, S., Thomson, J. 2018: Shipboard observations of the meteorology and near-surface environment during autumn freezeup in the Beaufort/Chukchi Seas. Journal of Geophysical Research—Oceans, 123(7): 4930-4969. DOI: 10.1029/2018JC013786

Oppo, D. W., Gebbie, G., Huang, K.-F., Curry, W. B., Tom Marchitto, Pietro, K. 2018: Data constraints on glacial Atlantic water mass geometry and properties. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 33(9): 1013-1034. DOI: 10.1029/2018PA003408

Cynthia NevisonDavid MunroNikki Lovenduski, Cassar, N., Keeling, R., Krummel, P., Tjiputra, J. 2018: Net community production in the Southern Ocean: Insights from comparing atmospheric potential oxygen to satellite ocean color algorithms and ocean models. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(19): 10549-10559. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL079575

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