Recent Submissions

  • Impact of recently upwelled water on productivity investigated using in situ and incubation-based methods in Monterey Bay 

    Manning, Cara C.; Stanley, Rachel H. R.; Nicholson, David P.; Smith, Jason M.; Pennington, Timothy; Fewings, Melanie R.; Squibb, Michael E.; Chavez, Francisco P. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-03-11)
    Photosynthetic conversion of inline image to organic carbon and the transport of this carbon from the surface to the deep ocean is an important regulator of atmospheric inline image. To understand the controls on carbon ...
  • True’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus) in Macaronesia 

    Aguilar de Soto, Natacha; Martín, Vidal; Silva, Monica; Edler, Roland; Reyes, Cristel; Carrillo, Manuel; Schiavi, Agustina; Morales, Talia; García-Ovide, Belen; Sanchez-Mora, Anna; Garcia-Tavero, Nerea; Steiner, Lisa; Scheer, Michael; Gockel, Roland; Walker, Dylan; Villa, Enrico; Szlama, Petra; Eriksson, Ida K.; Tejedor, Marisa; Perez-Gil, Monica; Quaresma, João; Bachara, Wojtek; Carroll, Emma (PeerJ, 2017-03-07)
    The True’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus, True 1913) is a poorly known member of the Ziphiidae family. Its distribution in the northern hemisphere is thought to be restricted to the temperate or warm temperate waters of ...
  • Sea surface pCO2 and O2 dynamics in the partially ice-covered Arctic Ocean 

    Islam, Fakhrul; DeGrandpre, Michael D.; Beatty, Cory; Timmermans, Mary-Louise; Krishfield, Richard A.; Toole, John M.; Laney, Samuel R. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-02-25)
    Understanding the physical and biogeochemical processes that control CO2 and dissolved oxygen (DO) dynamics in the Arctic Ocean (AO) is crucial for predicting future air-sea CO2 fluxes and ocean acidification. Past studies ...
  • Entrainment in a dense current flowing down a rough sloping bottom in a rotating fluid 

    Ottolenghi, Luisa; Cenedese, Claudia; Adduce, Claudia (American Meteorological Society, 2017-02-20)
    Dense oceanic overflows descend over the rough topography of the continental slope entraining and mixing with surrounding waters. The associated dilution dictates the fate of these currents and thus is of fundamental ...
  • Mesodinium rubrum exhibits genus-level but not species-level cryptophyte prey selection 

    Peltomaa, Elina; Johnson, Matthew D. (Inter-Research, 2017-02-09)
    The marine ciliate Mesodinium rubrum is known to form large non-toxic red water blooms in estuarine and coastal upwelling regions worldwide. This ciliate relies predominantly upon photosynthesis by using plastids and other ...
  • Spatial variability of the Arctic Ocean's double-diffusive staircase 

    Shibley, Nicole C.; Timmermans, Mary-Louise; Carpenter, Jeffrey R.; Toole, John M. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-02-08)
    The Arctic Ocean thermohaline stratification frequently exhibits a staircase structure overlying the Atlantic Water Layer that can be attributed to the diffusive form of double-diffusive convection. The staircase consists ...
  • Neodymium isotopes and concentrations in aragonitic scleractinian cold-water coral skeletons - modern calibration and evaluation of palaeo-applications 

    Struve, Torben; van de Flierdt, Tina; Burke, Andrea; Robinson, Laura F.; Hammond, Samantha J.; Crocket, Kirsty C.; Bradtmiller, Louisa I.; Auro, Maureen E.; Mohamed, Kais J.; White, Nicholas J. (Elsevier, 2017-01-27)
    Cold-water corals (CWCs) are unique archives of mid-depth ocean chemistry and have been used successfully to reconstruct the neodymium (Nd) isotopic composition of seawater from a number of species. High and variable Nd ...
  • Created mangrove wetlands store belowground carbon and surface elevation change enables them to adjust to sea-level rise 

    Krauss, Ken W.; Cormier, Nicole; Osland, Michael J.; Kirwan, Matthew L.; Stagg, Camille L.; Nestlerode, Janet A.; Russell, Marc J.; From, Andrew S.; Spivak, Amanda C.; Dantin, Darrin D.; Harvey, James E.; Almario, Alejandro E. (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-04-21)
    Mangrove wetlands provide ecosystem services for millions of people, most prominently by providing storm protection, food and fodder. Mangrove wetlands are also valuable ecosystems for promoting carbon (C) sequestration ...
  • Sequence and functional characterization of hypoxia inducible factors, HIF1α, HIF2αa, and HIF3α, from the estuarine fish, Fundulus heteroclitus 

    Townley, Ian K.; Karchner, Sibel I.; Skripnikova, Elena; Wiese, Thomas E.; Hahn, Mark E.; Rees, Bernard B. (2016-11)
    The hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) family of transcription factors plays central roles in the development, physiology, pathology, and environmental adaptation of animals. Because many aquatic habitats are characterized ...
  • Zooplankton from hypoxic waters of Chesapeake Bay 

    Pierson, James J. (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: bco-dmo-data@whoi.edu, 2017-04-20)
    These data represent a merging of electronic data collected with the MOCNESS sensor systems and the zooplankton count data from the sample collected with the MOCNESS net tows. For a complete list of measurements, refer to ...
  • DeZoZoo CTD Data 

    Pierson, James J. (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: bco-dmo-data@whoi.edu, 2017-04-20)
    These data present the processed CTD data from the DeZoZoo project taken from the mesohaline portion of Chesapeake Bay from 37.5 - 38.5 degrees N and from 76 - 76.5 degrees West. For a complete list of measurements, refer ...
  • DeZoZoo Cruise Data 

    Pierson, James J.; Decker, Mary Beth (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: bco-dmo-data@whoi.edu, 2017-04-20)
    These data represent the gelatinous zooplankton counts and abundance from the samples collected with Tucker Trawl tows from the DeZoZoo project. For a complete list of measurements, refer to the supplemental document ...
  • Anchovy data of Chesapeake Bay 

    Pierson, James J.; Houde, Edward (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: bco-dmo-data@whoi.edu, 2017-04-20)
    These data represent a merging of electronic data collected from the MOCNESS sensor systems and the bay anchovy counts and abundance from the samples collected with the MOCNESS net tows. For a complete list of measurements, ...
  • Utility of Rn-222 as a passive tracer of subglacial distributed system drainage 

    Linhoff, Benjamin S.; Charette, Matthew A.; Nienow, Peter W.; Wadham, Jemma L.; Tedstone, Andrew; Cowton, Thomas (Elsevier, 2017-01-23)
    Water flow beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) has been shown to include slow-inefficient (distributed) and fast-efficient (channelized) drainage systems, in response to meltwater delivery to the bed via both moulins ...
  • Ciliate micrograzer dynamics of the New England Shelf 

    Brownlee, Emily F. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2017-06)
    Protists play important roles in grazing and nutrient recycling, but quantifying these roles has been hindered by difficulties in collecting, culturing, and observing these often-delicate cells. During long-term deployments ...
  • Reconstruction of ocean's interior from observed sea surface information 

    Liu, Lei; Peng, Shiqiu; Huang, Rui Xin (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-02-10)
    Observational surface data are used to reconstruct the ocean's interior through the “interior + surface quasigeostrophic” (isQG) method. The input data include the satellite-derived sea surface height, satellite-derived ...
  • Seasonal warming of the Middle Atlantic Bight Cold Pool 

    Lentz, Steven J. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-02-02)
    The Cold Pool is a 20–60 m thick band of cold, near-bottom water that persists from spring to fall over the midshelf and outer shelf of the Middle Atlantic Bight (MAB) and Southern Flank of Georges Bank. The Cold Pool is ...
  • Stochasticity, heterogeneity, and variance in longevity in human populations 

    Hartemink, Nienke; Missov, Trifon I.; Caswell, Hal (Elsevier, 2017-01-18)
    Inter-individual variance in longevity (or any other demographic outcome) may arise from heterogeneity or from individual stochasticity. Heterogeneity refers to differences among individuals in the demographic rates ...
  • Recent wind-driven variability in Atlantic water mass distribution and meridional overturning circulation 

    Evans, Dafydd Gwyn; Toole, John M.; Forget, Gael; Zika, Jan D.; Naveira Garabato, Alberto C.; Nurser, A. J. George; Yu, Lisan (American Meteorological Society, 2017-03-17)
    Interannual variability in the volumetric water mass distribution within the North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre is described in relation to variability in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. The relative roles ...

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