Recent Submissions

  • Thallium isotopes as tracers of recycled materials in subduction zones : review and new data for lavas from Tonga-Kermadec and Central America 

    Nielsen, Sune G.; Prytulak, Julie; Blusztajn, Jerzy S.; Shu, Yunchao; Auro, Maureen E.; Regelous, Marcel; Walker, James A. (2017-04)
    Sediment is actively being subducted in every convergent margin worldwide. Yet, geochemical data for arc lavas from several subduction zones, such as Northern Tonga and Costa Rica have revealed either attenuated or limited ...
  • Seismic imaging of magma sills beneath an ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system 

    Canales, J. Pablo; Dunn, Robert A.; Arai, Ryuta; Sohn, Robert A. (2017-01)
    Hydrothermal circulation at mid-ocean ridge volcanic segments extracts heat from crustal magma bodies. However, the heat source driving hydrothermal circulation in ultramafic outcrops, where mantle rocks are exhumed in ...
  • 400 years of summer hydroclimate from stable isotopes in Iberian trees 

    Andreu-Hayles, Laia; Ummenhofer, Caroline C.; Barriendos, Mariano; Schleser, Gerhard H.; Helle, Gerhard; Leuenberger, Markus; Gutierrez, Emilia; Cook, Edward R. (2016-11)
    Tree rings are natural archives that annually record distinct types of past climate variability depending on the parameters measured. Here, we use ring-width and stable isotopes in cellulose of trees from the northwestern ...
  • Effect of water activity on rates of serpentinization of olivine 

    Lamadrid, Hector; Rimstidt, J. Donald; Schwarzenbach, Esther M.; Klein, Frieder; Ulrich, Sarah; Dolocan, Andrei; Bodnar, Robert J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-07-14)
    The hydrothermal alteration of mantle rocks (referred to as serpentinization) occurs in submarine environments extending from mid-ocean ridges to subduction zones. Serpentinization affects the physical and chemical properties ...
  • Organically bound iodine as a bottom-water redox proxy : preliminary validation and application 

    Zhou, Xiaoli; Jenkyns, Hugh C.; Lu, Wanyi; Hardisty, Dalton S.; Owens, Jeremy D.; Lyons, Timothy W.; Lu, Zunli (2017-03-15)
    Carbonate-associated iodine (I/Ca) has been used as a proxy of local, upper-ocean redox conditions, and has successfully demonstrated highly dynamic spatial and temporal patterns across different time scales of Earth ...
  • Frictional secondary circulation near an upwelled thermocline 

    Csanady, Gabriel T. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-12)
    A first order, linear analysis of thermocline upwelling shows that a quasigeostrophic baroclinic jet accompanies the upwelling. The secondary circulation induced in such a flow field in a meridional plane by turbulent ...
  • A preliminary description of the CODE-1 field program 

    Allen, John S.; Beardsley, Robert C.; Brown, Wayne S.; Cacchione, David A.; Davis, Russ E.; Drake, David E.; Friehe, Carl A.; Grant, William D.; Huyer, Adriana; Irish, James D.; Janopaul, M. M.; Williams, Albert J.; Winant, Clinton D. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-12)
    A Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment (CODE) has been undertaken to identify and study the important dynamical processes which govern the wind-driven motion of coastal water over the continental shelf. The initial effort ...
  • Hydrographic station data obtained in the East China Sea, November 1981 

    Limeburner, Richard; Beardsley, Robert C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-10)
    A hydrographic survey was made on November 18-23, 1981 on the People's Republic of China R/V Shijian to measure the regional hydrographic structure in the East China Sea near the mouth of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. ...
  • Hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, and DDE in mussels and oysters from the U.S. Coast - 1965-1978 - the mussel watch 

    Farrington, John W.; Risebrough, Robert W.; Parker, Patrick L.; Davis, Alan C.; De Lappe, Brock; Winters, Kenneth; Boatwright, Dan; Frew, Nelson M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-10)
    Mytilus edulis, Mytilus californianus, Crassostrea virginica and Ostrea equestris were sampled at 90 to 100 stations around the United States coastline during each of three years- 1976, 1977, 1978. Data for concentrations ...
  • Technical activities associated with an exploratory array in the western North Pacific 

    Bradley, Keith F. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-09)
    Operations activities of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Buoy Group for an exploratory array of deep-ocean moorings in the western North Pacific Ocean are described along with specific engineering notes associated ...
  • Hydrographic station data obtained in the East China Sea, August 1981 

    Limeburner, Richard; Beardsley, Robert C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    A hydrographic survey was made on August 1-16, 1981 on the People's Republic of China R/V Shijian to measure the regional hydrographic structure in the East China Sea near the mouth of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. ...
  • Workshop on Cooperative International Marine Affairs 

    Broadus, James M.; Knecht, Robert W.; Ross, David A.; Shusterich, Kurt M.; Silva, Maynard E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    This report details the results of a workshop held at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHO!) on April 20-21, 1982. The workshop, part of an effort by the Marine Policy and Ocean Management Program (MPOM) of ...
  • WHOI processed CTD data organization 

    Millard, Robert C.; Galbraith, Nancy R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    A data storage format has been developed to be used for processed C.T.D. data on the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Digital Equipment Corporation VAX 11 780 computer. CTDVAX as defined in this report is designed ...
  • Volatile organic compounds in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island 

    Wakeham, Stuart G.; Goodwin, Jeffrey T.; Davis, Alan C. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-08)
    Volatile organic compounds (VOC) have been determined in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, water samples as part of an investigation into the sources, fates, and transport of volatile organic compounds in estuarine and ...
  • Description and evaluation of the Acoustic Profiling of Ocean Currents (APOC) System used on R.V. Oceanus cruise 96 on May 11-22, 1981 

    Joyce, Terrence M.; Rintoul, Stephen R.; Barbour, R. Lorraine (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-11)
    The underway current profiling system used in this study consists of a microprocessor-controlled data logger that collects and formats data from a four-beam Ametek-Straza 300 kHz acoustic Doppler current profiler, heading ...
  • The origin of hydrothermal chlorite- and anhydrite-rich sediments in the middle Okinawa Trough, East China Sea 

    Shao, Hebin; Yang, Shouye; Humphris, Susan E.; Cai, Di; Cai, Feng; Li, Jiangtao; Li, Qing (2017-05-18)
    During the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 331, five sites were drilled into the Iheya North Knoll hydrothermal system in the Okinawa Trough (OT) — a back-arc basin characterized by thick terrigenous ...
  • ACC meanders, energy transfer, and barotropic–baroclinic instability 

    Youngs, Madeleine K.; Thompson, Andrew F.; Lazar, Ayah; Richards, Kelvin (American Meteorological Society, 2017-04-12)
    Along-stream variations in the dynamics of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) impact heat and tracer transport, regulate interbasin exchange, and influence closure of the overturning circulation. Topography is primarily ...
  • Swimming kinematics and efficiency of entangled North Atlantic right whales 

    van der Hoop, Julie; Nowacek, Douglas P.; Moore, Michael J.; Triantafyllou, Michael S. (Inter-Research, 2017-01-12)
    Marine mammals are streamlined for efficient movement in their relatively viscous fluid environment and are able to alter their kinematics (i.e. fluke stroke frequency, amplitude, or both) in response to changes in force ...
  • Evolution of the south Pacific helium plume over the past three decades 

    Lupton, John E.; Jenkins, William J. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-05-04)
    The recent GEOTRACES Eastern Pacific Zonal Transect in 2013 crossed the East Pacific Rise at 15°S following the same track as the 1987 Helios Expedition along the core of the mid-depth helium plume that spreads westward ...
  • Magnesium isotopic composition of the oceanic mantle and oceanic Mg cycling 

    Liu, Ping-Ping; Teng, Fang-Zhen; Dick, Henry J. B.; Zhou, Mei-Fu; Chung, Sun-Lin (2017-02)
    To constrain the Mg isotopic composition of the oceanic mantle, investigate Mg isotope fractionation of abyssal peridotites during seafloor alteration, and assess Mg budget in the oceans, a suite of 32 abyssal peridotite ...

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