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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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Cynthia NevisonDavid MunroNikki Lovenduski, Keeling, R. F., Manizza, M., Morgan, E. J., Rödenbeck, C. 2020: Southern Annular Mode influence on wintertime ventilation of the Southern Ocean detected in atmospheric O2 and CO2 measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(4): e2019GL085667. DOI: 10.1029/2019GL085667

Brigitta RongstadTom Marchitto, Serrato Marks, G., Koutavas, A., Mekik, F., Ravelo, A. C. 2020: Investigating ENSO‐related temperature variability in equatorial Pacific core‐tops using Mg/Ca in individual planktic foraminifera. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 35(2): e2019PA003774. DOI: 10.1029/2019PA003774

Capotondi, A., Jacox, M., Bowler, C., Kavanaugh, M., Lehodey, P., Barrie, D., Brodie, S., Chaffron, S., Cheng, W., Dias, D. F., Eveillard, D., Guidi, L., Iudicone, D., Nikki Lovenduski, Nye, J. A., Ortiz, I., Pirhalla, D., Pozo Buil, M., Saba, V., Sheridan, S., Siedlecki, S., Subramanian, A. , de Vargas, C., Di Lorenzo, E. , Doney, S.C., Hermann, A. J., Joyce, T., Merrifield, M., Miller, A. J., Not, F., Pesant, S. 2019: Observational needs supporting marine ecosystems modeling and forecasting: from the global ocean to regional and coastal systems. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: article 623. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00623

Waelbroeck, C., and 62 others including, Tom Marchitto 2019: Consistently dated Atlantic sediment cores over the last 40 thousand years. Scientific Data, 6: article 165. DOI: 10.1038/s41597-019-0173-8

McCave, I. N., John T. Andrews 2019: Distinguishing current effects in sediments delivered to the ocean by ice: II. Glacial to Holocene changes in high latitude North Atlantic upper ocean flows. Quaternary Science Reviews, 223: article 105902. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105902

Valley, S. G., Lynch-Stieglitz, J., Tom Marchitto 2019: Intermediate water circulation changes in the Florida Straits from a 35 ka record of Mg/Li-derived temperature and Cd/Ca-derived seawater cadmium. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 523: 115692. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.06.032

Toon, O. B., Bardeen, C. G., Robock, A., Xia, L., Kristensen, H., McKinzie, M., Peterson, R. J., Cheryl HarrisonNikki Lovenduski, Turco, R. P. 2019: Rapid expansion of nuclear arsenals by Pakistan and India portend regional and global catastrophe. Science Advances, 5(10): eeeay5478. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay5478

Zhang, L., Han, W., Li, Y., Nikki Lovenduski 2019: Variability of sea level and upper-ocean heat content in the Indian Ocean: Effects of Subtropical Indian Ocean Dipole and ENSO. Journal of Climate, 32: 7227-7245. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0167.1

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