Recent Submissions

  • Tidal and thermal stresses drive seismicity along a major Ross Ice Shelf rift 

    Olinger, Seth D.; Lipovsky, Bradley P.; Wiens, Douglas A.; Aster, Richard C.; Bromirski, Peter D.; Chen, Zhao; Gerstoft, Peter; Nyblade, Andrew A.; Stephen, Ralph A. (American Geophysical Union, 2019-05-23)
    Understanding deformation in ice shelves is necessary to evaluate the response of ice shelves to thinning. We study microseismicity associated with ice shelf deformation using nine broadband seismographs deployed near a ...
  • Variations in rates of biological production in the Beaufort Gyre as the arctic changes: Rates from 2011 to 2016 

    Ji, Brenda Y.; Sandwith, Zoe O.; Williams, William J.; Diaconescu, Oana; Ji, Rubao; Li, Yun; Van Scoy, Emma; Yamamoto-Kawai, Michiyo; Zimmermann, Sarah; Stanley, Rachel H. R. (American Geophysical Union, 2019-04-30)
    The Arctic Ocean is experiencing profound environmental changes as the climate warms. Understanding how these changes will affect Arctic biological productivity is key for predicting future Arctic ecosystems and the global ...
  • Structure and variability of the North Icelandic Jet from two years of mooring data 

    Huang, Jie; Pickart, Robert S.; Valdimarsson, Héðinn; Lin, Peigen; Spall, Michael A.; Xu, Fanghua (American Geophysical Union, 2019-06-04)
    Mooring data from September 2011 to July 2013 on the Iceland slope north of Denmark Strait are analyzed to better understand the structure and variability of the North Icelandic Jet (NIJ). Three basic configurations of the ...
  • A productivity collapse to end earth's great oxidation 

    Hodgskiss, Malcolm S. W.; Crockford, Peter W.; Peng, Yongbo; Wing, Boswell A.; Horner, Tristan J. (National Academy of Sciences, 2019-08-27)
    It has been hypothesized that the overall size of—or efficiency of carbon export from—the biosphere decreased at the end of the Great Oxidation Event (GOE) (ca. 2,400 to 2,050 Ma). However, the timing, tempo, and trigger ...
  • Ocean observations in support of studies and forecasts of tropical and extratropical cyclones 

    Domingues, Ricardo; Kuwano-Yoshida, Akira; Chardon-Maldonado, Patricia; Todd, Robert E.; Halliwell, George R.; Kim, Hyun-Sook; Lin, I.-I.; Sato, Katsufumi; Narazaki, Tomoko; Shay, Lynn Keith; Miles, Travis; Glenn, Scott; Zhang, Jun A.; Jayne, Steven R.; Centurioni, Luca R.; Le Hénaff, Matthieu; Foltz, Gregory R.; Bringas, Francis; Ali, M. M.; DiMarco, Steven F.; Hosoda, Shigeki; Fukuoka, Takuya; LaCour, Benjamin; Mehra, Avichal; Sanabia, Elizabeth; Gyakum, John R.; Dong, Jili; Knaff, John A.; Goni, Gustavo J. (Frontiers Media, 2019-07-29)
    Over the past decade, measurements from the climate-oriented ocean observing system have been key to advancing the understanding of extreme weather events that originate and intensify over the ocean, such as tropical ...
  • Inorganic carbon and pCO(2) variability during ice formation in the Beaufort Gyre of the Canada Basin. 

    DeGrandpre, Michael D.; Lai, Chun-Ze; Timmermans, Mary-Louise; Krishfield, Richard A.; Proshutinsky, Andrey; Torres, Daniel J. (American Geophysical Union, 2019-05-07)
    Solute exclusion during sea ice formation is a potentially important contributor to the Arctic Ocean inorganic carbon cycle that could increase as ice cover diminishes. When ice forms, solutes are excluded from the ice ...
  • Air-sea fluxes with a focus on heat and momentum 

    Cronin, Meghan F.; Gentemann, Chelle L.; Edson, James B.; Ueki, Iwao; Bourassa, Mark A.; Brown, Shannon; Clayson, Carol A.; Fairall, Christopher W.; Farrar, J. Thomas; Gille, Sarah T.; Gulev, Sergey; Josey, Simon A.; Kato, Seiji; Katsumata, Masaki; Kent, Elizabeth; Krug, Marjolaine; Minnett, Peter J.; Parfitt, Rhys; Pinker, Rachel T.; Stackhouse, Paul W., Jr.; Swart, Sebastiaan; Tomita, Hiroyuki; Vandemark, Douglas; Weller, Robert A.; Yoneyama, Kunio; Yu, Lisan; Zhang, Dongxiao (Frontiers Media, 2019-07-31)
    Turbulent and radiative exchanges of heat between the ocean and atmosphere (hereafter heat fluxes), ocean surface wind stress, and state variables used to estimate them, are Essential Ocean Variables (EOVs) and Essential ...
  • Investigating subsurface pathways of Fukushima cesium in the Northwest Pacific 

    Cedarholm, Ella R.; Rypina, Irina I.; Macdonald, Alison M.; Yoshida, Sachiko (American Geophysical Union, 2019-06-18)
    Advective pathways for Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP)‐derived cesium observed in 2013 at 166°E south of the Kuroshio Extension (KE) at >500 m on the 26.5σθ isopycnal are investigated. Attention is paid to ...
  • Mesoscale eddies release pelagic sharks from thermal constraints to foraging in the ocean twilight zone 

    Braun, Camrin D.; Gaube, Peter; Sinclair-Taylor, Tane H.; Skomal, Gregory B.; Thorrold, Simon R. (National Academy of Sciences, 2019-08-06)
    Mesoscale eddies are critical components of the ocean’s “internal weather” system. Mixing and stirring by eddies exerts significant control on biogeochemical fluxes in the open ocean, and eddies may trap distinctive plankton ...
  • Reconstructing atmospheric changes in Monsoon regions using eolian dust 

    Kinsley, Christopher W. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2019-09)
    Mineral dust is generated in continental interiors and exported by winds to ocean basins, providing a sedimentary archive which is one of the few direct indicators we have of atmospheric circulation in the past. This archive ...
  • Equatorial ocean dynamics impacting upwelling west of the Galápagos Archipelago 

    Jakoboski, Julie K. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2019-09)
    The Galápagos Cold Pool (GCP) is a region of anomalously cold sea surface temperature (SST) just west of the Galápagos Archipelago. Modeling studies have shown that the GCP is maintained by wind- and current-driven upwelling. ...
  • Tropical stony corals host diverse microbial nitrogen dynamics 

    Tamasi, Tyler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2019-09)
    Coral health hinges on an intricate relationship between the coral animal, photosynthetic algae of the family Symbiodiniaceae, and a microbial community of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, and viral associates collectively ...
  • Deep seismic structure across the southernmost Mariana trench: Implications for arc rifting and plate hydration 

    Wan, Kuiyuan; Lin, Jian; Xia, Shaohong; Sun, Jinlong; Xu, Min; Yang, Hongfeng; Zhou, Zhiyuan; Zeng, Xin; Cao, Jinghe; Xu, Huilong (American Geophysical Union, 2019-04-05)
    The southernmost Mariana margin lacks a mature island arc and thus differs significantly from the central‐north Mariana and Izu‐Bonin margins. This paper presents a new P wave velocity model of the crust and uppermost ...
  • The scientific and societal uses of global measurements of subsurface velocity 

    Szuts, Zoltan B.; Bower, Amy S.; Donohue, Kathleen A.; Girton, James B.; Hummon, Julia M.; Katsumata, Katsuro; Lumpkin, Rick; Ortner, Peter B.; Phillips, Helen E.; Rossby, H. Thomas; Shay, Lynn Keith; Sun, Charles; Todd, Robert E. (Frontiers Media, 2019-07-24)
    Ocean velocity defines ocean circulation, yet the available observations of subsurface velocity are under-utilized by society. The first step to address these concerns is to improve visibility of and access to existing ...
  • Coastal water biogeochemistry collected aboard the R/V Endeavor along the North Atlantic coast from 2017-08-20 to 2017-08-28 

    Hansel, Colleen; Lamborg, Carl (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: bco-dmo-data@whoi.edu, 2019-09-13)
    Samples were collected from four water column sites along the Northeast Coast of the United States in August 2017 aboard the R/V Endeavor. Samples were collected using a 12-bottle trace metal clean CTD (Conductivity, ...
  • Extracellular superoxide production by key microbes in the global ocean 

    Sutherland, Kevin M.; Coe, Allison; Gast, Rebecca J.; Plummer, Sydney; Suffridge, Christopher; Diaz, Julia M.; Bowman, Jeff S.; Wankel, Scott D.; Hansel, Colleen M. (Wiley, 2019-07-10)
    Bacteria and eukaryotes produce the reactive oxygen species superoxide both within and outside the cell. Although superoxide is typically associated with the detrimental and sometimes fatal effects of oxidative stress, it ...
  • Transmission beam pattern and dynamics of a spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) 

    Smith, Adam B.; Pacini, Aude F.; Nachtigall, Paul E.; Laule, Gail E.; Aragones, Lemnuel V.; Magno, Carlo; Suarez, Leo J. A. (Acoustical Society of America, 2019-06-19)
    Toothed whales possess a sophisticated biosonar system by which ultrasonic clicks are projected in a highly directional transmission beam. Beam directivity is an important biosonar characteristic that reduces acoustic ...
  • Ontogenetic change in predicted acoustic pressure sensitivity in larval red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) 

    Salas, Andria K.; Wilson, Preston S.; Fuiman, Lee A. (Company of Biologists, 2019-08-16)
    Detecting acoustic pressure can improve a fish's survival and fitness through increased sensitivity to environmental sounds. Pressure detection results from interactions between the swim bladder and otoliths. In larval ...
  • The winds and currents mission concept 

    Rodríguez, Ernesto; Bourassa, Mark A.; Chelton, Dudley B.; Farrar, J. Thomas; Long, David; Perkovic-Martin, Dragana; Samelson, Roger M. (Frontiers Media, 2019-07-24)
    The Winds and Currents Mission (WaCM) is a proposed approach to meet the need identified by the NRC Decadal Survey for the simultaneous measurements of ocean vector winds and currents. WaCM features a Ka-band pencil-beam ...
  • Towards comprehensive observing and modeling systems for monitoring and predicting regional to coastal sea level 

    Ponte, Rui M.; Carson, Mark; Cirano, Mauro; Domingues, Catia M.; Jevrejeva, Svetlana; Marcos, Marta; Mitchum, Gary; van de Wal, Roderik S.W.; Woodworth, Philip L.; Ablain, Michaël; Ardhuin, Fabrice; Ballu, Valerie; Becker, Mélanie; Benveniste, Jérôme; Birol, Florence; Bradshaw, Elizabeth; Cazenave, Anny; De Mey-Frémaux, Pierre; Durand, Fabien; Ezer, Tal; Fu, Lee-Lueng; Fukumori, Ichiro; Gordon, Kathy; Gravelle, Médéric; Griffies, Stephen M.; Han, Weiqing; Hibbert, Angela; Hughes, Chris W.; Idier, Deborah; Kourafalou, Villy H.; Little, Christopher M.; Matthews, Andrew; Melet, Angelique; Merrifield, Mark; Meyssignac, Benoit; Minobe, Shoshiro; Penduff, Thierry; Picot, Nicolas; Piecuch, Christopher G.; Ray, Richard D.; Rickards, Lesley; Santamaría-Gómez, Alvaro; Stammer, Detlef; Staneva, Joanna; Testut, Laurent; Thompson, Keith; Thompson, Philip; Vignudelli, Stefano; Williams, Joanne; Williams, Simon D. P.; Wöppelmann, Guy; Zanna, Laure; Zhang, Xuebin (Frontiers Media, 2019-07-25)
    A major challenge for managing impacts and implementing effective mitigation measures and adaptation strategies for coastal zones affected by future sea level (SL) rise is our limited capacity to predict SL change at the ...

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