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  • Drifter studies in warm core rings 

    Tynan, Cynthia T.; Hooker, Stanford B. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1984-04)
    The results of multiple deployments of surface drifters in warm core rings of the Gulf Stream are presented. Four satellite drifters (tracked by the Argos system) were deployed on nine separate occasions and two ...
  • Drifter-based estimate of the 5 year dispersal of Fukushima-derived radionuclides 

    Rypina, Irina I.; Jayne, Steven R.; Yoshida, Sachiko; Macdonald, Alison M.; Buesseler, Ken O. (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-11-28)
    Employing some 40 years of North Pacific drifter-track observations from the Global Drifter Program database, statistics defining the horizontal spread of radionuclides from Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific ...
  • Drilling constraints on lithospheric accretion and evolution at Atlantis Massif, Mid-Atlantic Ridge 30°N 

    Blackman, Donna K.; Ildefonse, Benoit; John, Barbara E.; Ohara, Y.; Miller, D. J.; Abe, N.; Abratis, M.; Andal, E. S.; Andreani, M.; Awaji, S.; Beard, J. S.; Brunelli, D.; Charney, A. B.; Christie, D. M.; Collins, John A.; Delacour, A. G.; Delius, H.; Drouin, M.; Einaudi, F.; Escartin, Javier; Frost, B. R.; Fruh-Green, G. L.; Fryer, P. B.; Gee, Jeffrey S.; Grimes, C. B.; Halfpenny, A.; Hansen, H.-E.; Harris, Amber C.; Tamura, A.; Hayman, Nicholas W.; Hellebrand, Eric; Hirose, T.; Hirth, Greg; Ishimaru, S.; Johnson, Kevin T. M.; Karner, G. D.; Linek, M.; MacLeod, Christopher J.; Maeda, J.; Mason, O..U.; McCaig, A. M.; Michibayashi, K.; Morris, A.; Nakagawa, T.; Nozaka, T.; Rosner, Martin; Searle, Roger C.; Suhr, G.; Tominaga, Masako; von der Handt, A.; Yamasaki, T.; Zhao, X. (American Geophysical Union, 2011-07-19)
    Expeditions 304 and 305 of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program cored and logged a 1.4 km section of the domal core of Atlantis Massif. Postdrilling research results summarized here constrain the structure and lithology ...
  • Drilling the oceanic lower crust and mantle : a global strategy for exploring the deep oceanic crust and mantle in the 1990's 

    Workshop on Drilling the Oceanic Lower Crust and Mantle (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-03)
    This workshop was convened to follow up on the Second Conference on Scientific Ocean Drilling (COSOD II) to devise a specific plan for deep crustal and mantle drilling over the next decade. Since COSOD II, however, there ...
  • DRISEE overestimates errors in metagenomic sequencing data 

    Eren, A. Murat; Morrison, Hilary G.; Huse, Susan M.; Sogin, Mitchell L. (Oxford University Press, 2013-05-22)
    The extremely high error rates reported by Keegan et al. in ‘A platform-independent method for detecting errors in metagenomic sequencing data: DRISEE’ (PLoS Comput Biol 2012;8:e1002541) for many next-generation sequencing ...
  • Drought legacies influence the long-term carbon balance of a freshwater marsh 

    Rocha, Adrian V.; Goulden, Michael L. (American Geophysical Union, 2010-09-30)
    Experimental manipulations provide a powerful tool for understanding an ecosystem's response to environmental perturbation. We combined paired eddy covariance towers with an experimental manipulation of water availability ...
  • Drought, agricultural adaptation, and sociopolitical collapse in the Maya Lowlands 

    Douglas, Peter M. J.; Pagani, Mark; Canuto, Marcello A.; Brenner, Mark; Hodell, David A.; Eglinton, Timothy I.; Curtis, Jason H. (2014-10)
    Paleoclimate records indicate a series of severe droughts was associated with societal collapse of the Classic Maya during the Terminal Classic period (approximately 800 to 950 CE). Evidence for drought largely derives ...
  • A DSpace institutional repository : WHOAS 

    Devenish, Ann (2006-06-08)
    This presentation looked at the implementation of a DSpace institutonal respository for the Woods Hole (Massachusetts) science community, including description of content recruitment techniques.
  • Dual isotope analyses indicate efficient processing of atmospheric nitrate by forested watersheds in the northeastern U.S. 

    Barnes, Rebecca T.; Raymond, Peter A.; Casciotti, Karen L. (2008-07-15)
    Nitrogen from atmospheric deposition serves as the dominant source of new nitrogen to forested ecosystems in the northeastern U.S.. By combining isotopic data obtained using the denitrifier method, with chemistry and ...
  • A dual sensor device to estimate fluid flow velocity at diffuse hydrothermal vents 

    Sarrazin, J.; Rodier, P.; Tivey, Margaret K.; Singh, Hanumant; Schultz, A.; Sarradin, P. M. (2009-06-12)
    Numerous attempts have been made over the last thirty years to estimate fluid flow rates at hydrothermal vents, either at the exit of black smoker chimneys or within diffuse flow areas. In this study, we combine two ...
  • Duration and severity of Medieval drought in the Lake Tahoe Basin 

    Kleppe, J. A.; Brothers, Daniel S.; Kent, Graham M.; Biondi, F.; Jensen, S.; Driscoll, Neal W. (Elsevier B.V., 2001-09-16)
    Droughts in the western U.S. in the past 200 years are small compared to several megadroughts that occurred during Medieval times. We reconstruct duration and magnitude of extreme droughts in the northern Sierra Nevada ...
  • Dynamic analysis of a launch and recovery system for a deep submersible 

    Vandiver, J. Kim (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1969-12)
    An analysis of the motion of a docking platform for a deep submersible is presented. The problem is defined as a docking platform, or cradle, suspended beneath a surface vessel by elastic elements, composed of cable, ...
  • Dynamic displacement of normal and detached semicircular canal cupula 

    Rabbitt, Richard D.; Breneman, Kathryn D.; King, Curtis; Yamauchi, Angela M.; Boyle, Richard; Highstein, Stephen M. (Springer, 2009-06-10)
    The dynamic displacement of the semicircular canal cupula and modulation of afferent nerve discharge were measured simultaneously in response to physiological stimuli in vivo. The adaptation time constant(s) of normal ...
  • Dynamic energy budgets and bioaccumulation : a model for marine mammals and marine mammal populations 

    Klanjscek, Tin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-06)
    Energy intake of individuals affects growth of organisms and, therefore, populations. Persistent lipophilic toxicants acquired with the energy can bioaccumulate and harm individuals. Marine mammals are particularly ...
  • Dynamic intermediate ocean circulation in the North Atlantic during Heinrich Stadial 1 : a radiocarbon and neodymium isotope perspective 

    Wilson, David J.; Crocket, Kirsty C.; van de Flierdt, Tina; Robinson, Laura F.; Adkins, Jess F. (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-11-20)
    The last deglaciation was characterized by a series of millennial-scale climate events that have been linked to deep ocean variability. While often implied in interpretations, few direct constraints exist on circulation ...
  • Dynamic millennial-scale climate changes in the northwestern Pacific over the past 40,000 years 

    Chen, Min-Te; Lin, Xiaopei; Chang, Yuan-Pin; Chen, Y.-C.; Lo, L.; Shen, Chuan-Chou; Yokoyama, Yusuke; Oppo, Delia W.; Thompson, William G.; Zhang, Rong (American Geophysical Union, 2010-12-03)
    Ice core records of polar temperatures and greenhouse gases document abrupt millennial-scale oscillations that suggest the reduction or shutdown of thermohaline Circulation (THC) in the North Atlantic Ocean may induce the ...
  • The dynamic relationships between the three events that release individual Na+ ions from the Na+/K+-ATPase 

    Gadsby, David C.; Bezanilla, Francisco; Rakowski, Robert F.; De Weer, Paul; Holmgren, Miguel (Nature Publishing Group, 2012-02-14)
    Na+/K+ pumps move net charge through the cell membrane by mediating unequal exchange of intracellular Na+ and extracellular K+. Most charge moves during transitions that release Na+ to the cell exterior. When pumps are ...
  • The dynamic role of ridges in a β-plane channel : towards understanding the dynamics of large scale circulation in the Southern Ocean 

    Wang, Liping (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-07)
    In this thesis, the dynamic role of bottom topography in a β-plane channel is systematically studied in both linear homogeneous and stratified layer models in the presence of either wind stress (Chapters 2, 3, 4, and 6) ...
  • Dynamical origin of low-frequency variability in a highly nonlinear midlatitude coupled model 

    Kravtsov, Sergey K.; Berloff, Pavel S.; Dewar, William K.; Ghil, M.; McWilliams, James C. (American Meteorological Society, 2006-12-15)
    A novel mechanism of decadal midlatitude coupled variability, which crucially depends on the nonlinear dynamics of both the atmosphere and the ocean, is presented. The coupled model studied involves quasigeostrophic ...
  • Dynamical response of the Arctic atmospheric boundary layer process to uncertainties in sea-ice concentration 

    Seo, Hyodae; Yang, Jiayan (John Wiley & Sons, 2013-11-20)
    Impact of sea-ice concentration (SIC) on the Arctic atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) is investigated using a polar-optimized version of the Weather Research and Forecasting (Polar WRF) model forced with SIC conditions ...