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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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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

Amoroso, R. O., et al., including, Chris Jenkins 2018: Bottom trawl fishing footprints on the world’s continental shelves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, early online view. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1802379115

Yeager, S.G., Danabasoglu, G., Rosenbloom, N.A., Strand, W., Bates, S.C., Meehl, G.A., Karspeck, A.R., Lindsay, K., Long, M.C., Teng, H., Nikki Lovenduski 2018: Predicting near-term changes in the Earth System: A large ensemble of initialized decadal prediction simulations using the Community Earth System Model. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99, 1867-1886. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0098.1

Bostock, H., Chris Jenkins, Mackay, K., Carter, L., Nodder, S., Orpin, A., Pallentin, A., Wysoczanski, R. 2018: Distribution of surficial sediments in the ocean around New Zealand/Aotearoa. Part B: Continental shelf. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, early online view. DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1523199

Bostock, H., Chris Jenkins, Mackay, K., Carter, L., Nodder, S., Orpin, A., Pallentin, A., Wysoczanski, R. 2018: Distribution of surficial sediments in the ocean around New Zealand/Aotearoa. Part A: Continental slope and deep ocean. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, early online view. DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1523198

Smith, M., Sharon Stammerjohn, Persson, O., Rainville, L., Liu, G., Perrie, W., Robertson, R., Jackson, J., Thomson, J. 2018: Episodic reversal of autumn ice advance caused by release of ocean heat in the Beaufort Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research—Oceans, 123(5): 3164-3185. DOI: 10.1002/2018JC013764

Jakobsson, M., Hogan, K. A., Mayer, L. A., Mix, A., Anne Jennings, Stoner, J., Eriksson, B., Jerram, K., Mohammad, R., Pearce, C. 2018: The Holocene retreat dynamics and stability of Petermann Glacier in northwest Greenland. Nature Communications, 9: article 2104. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04573-2

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