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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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Fay, A. R., Nikki Lovenduski, McKinley, G. A., David Munro, Sweeney, C., Gray, A. R., Landschutzer, P., Stephens, B. B., Takahashi, T., Williams, N. 2018: Utilizing the Drake Passage Time-series to understand variability and change in subpolar Southern Ocean pCO2. Biogeosciences, 15(12): 3841-3855. DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-3841-2018

John T. Andrews, Cabedo-Sanz, P., Anne Jennings, Olafsdottir, S., Belt, S. T., Áslaug Geirsdóttir 2018: Sea ice, ice rafting, and ocean climate across Denmark Strait during rapid deglaciation (similar to 16-12 cal ka BP) of the Iceland and East Greenland shelves. Journal of Quaternary Science, 33(1): 112-130. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3007

Ashckenazi-Polivoda, S., Titelboim, D., Ari Meilijson, Almogi-Labin, A., Abramovich, S. 2018: Bathymetric trend of Late Cretaceous southern Tethys upwelling regime based on benthic foraminifera. Cretaceous Research, 82: 40-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2017.10.014

Daniel R. Muhs, Pigati, J. S., Schumann, R. R., Skipp, G. L., Porat, N., DeVogel, S. B. 2018: Quaternary sea-level history and the origin of the northernmost coastal aeolianites in the Americas: Channel Islands National Park, California, USA. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 491: 38-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.11.042

Ari Meilijson, Steinberg, J., Hilgen, F., Bialik, O. M., Waldmann, N. D., Makovsky, Y. 2018: Deep-basin evidence resolves a 50-year-old debate and demonstrates synchronous onset of Messinian evaporite deposition in a non-desiccated Mediterranean. Geology, 46(3): 243-246. DOI: 10.1130/G39868.1

Lakeman, T. R., Pienkowski, A. J., Nixon, F. C., Furze, M. F. A., Blasco, S., John T. Andrews, King, E. L. 2018: Collapse of a marine-based ice stream during the early Younger Dryas chronozone, western Canadian Arctic. Geology, 46(3): 211-214. DOI: 10.1130/G39665.1

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