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    • An inverse approach to understanding benthic oxygen isotope records from the last deglaciation 

      Amrhein, Daniel E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2014-02)
      Observations suggest that during the last deglaciation (roughly 20,000-10,000 years ago) the Earth warmed substantially, global sea level rose approximately 100 meters in response to melting ice sheets and glaciers, and ...
    • Inverse methods and results from the 1981 Ocean Acoustic Tomography Experiment 

      Cornuelle, Bruce D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1983-04)
      Ocean acoustic tomography was proposed in 1978 by Munk and Wunsch as a possible technique for monitoring the evolution of temperature, density, and current fields over large regions. In 1981, the Ocean Tomography ...
    • Investigating the connection between complexity of isolated trajectories and Lagrangian coherent structures 

      Rypina, Irina I.; Scott, S. E.; Pratt, Lawrence J.; Brown, Michael G. (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union and the American Geophysical Union, 2011-12-15)
      It is argued that the complexity of fluid particle trajectories provides the basis for a new method, referred to as the Complexity Method (CM), for estimation of Lagrangian coherent structures in aperiodic flows that are ...
    • Investigating the eddy diffusivity concept in the coastal ocean 

      Rypina, Irina I.; Kirincich, Anthony R.; Lentz, Steven; Sundermeyer, Miles A. (American Meteorological Society, 2016-06-29)
      This paper aims to test the validity, utility, and limitations of the lateral eddy diffusivity concept in a coastal environment through analyzing data from coupled drifter and dye releases within the footprint of a ...
    • Investigating the local atmospheric response to a realistic shift in the Oyashio Sea surface Temperature Front 

      Smirnov, Dimitry; Newman, Matthew; Alexander, Michael A.; Kwon, Young-Oh; Frankignoul, Claude (American Meteorological Society, 2015-02-01)
      The local atmospheric response to a realistic shift of the Oyashio Extension SST front in the western North Pacific is analyzed using a high-resolution (HR; 0.25°) version of the global Community Atmosphere Model, version ...
    • Investigating the role of trichodesmium spp. in the oceanic nitrogen cycle through observations and models 

      Olson, Elise M. B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2014-06)
      The nitrogen fixation and abundance of Trichodesmium colonies and their connections with physical processes were investigated through Video Plankton Recorder (VPR) and other observations collected in fall 2010 and spring ...
    • Investigation of the summer Kara Sea circulation employing a variational data assimilation technique 

      Panteleev, G.; Proshutinsky, Andrey; Kulakov, M.; Nechaev, D. A.; Maslowski, Wieslaw (American Geophysical Union, 2007-04-06)
      The summer circulations and hydrographic fields of the Kara Sea are reconstructed for mean, positive and negative Arctic Oscillation regimes employing a variational data assimilation technique which provides the best fit ...
    • Irminger Current Anticyclones in the Labrador Sea observed in the hydrographic record, 1990-2004 

      Rykova, Tatiana A.; Straneo, Fiamma; Lilly, Jonathan M.; Yashayaev, Igor (Sears Foundation for Marine Research, 2009-05)
      A significant fraction of the lateral heat transport into the Labrador Sea's interior, needed to balance the net heat loss to the atmosphere, is attributed to the Irminger Current Anticyclones. These mesoscale eddies advect ...
    • Is biological productivity enhanced at the New England shelfbreak front? 

      Zhang, Weifeng G.; McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013-01-31)
      A two-dimensional (cross-shelf) numerical model of the mean seasonal circulation offshore of southern New England predicts upwelling at the shelfbreak front. Expected ramifications of this upwelling include enhancement of ...
    • Is the Faroe Bank Channel overflow hydraulically controlled? 

      Girton, James B.; Pratt, Lawrence J.; Sutherland, David A.; Price, James F. (American Meteorological Society, 2006-12)
      The overflow of dense water from the Nordic Seas through the Faroe Bank Channel (FBC) has attributes suggesting hydraulic control—primarily an asymmetry across the sill reminiscent of flow over a dam. However, this aspect ...
    • Isolating the hydrodynamic triggers of the dive response in eastern oyster larvae 

      Wheeler, Jeanette D.; Helfrich, Karl R.; Anderson, Erik J.; Mullineaux, Lauren S. (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-05-06)
      Understanding the behavior of larval invertebrates during planktonic and settlement phases remains an open and intriguing problem in larval ecology. Larvae modify their vertical swimming behavior in response to water column ...
    • KAPEX RAFOS float data report 1997-1999 part B : float trajectories at 750 m in the Benguela Current 

      Richardson, Philip L.; Pacheco, M. A.; Wooding, Christine M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2003-06)
      Thirty-two RAFOS floats were launched at the depth of intermediate water, near 750 m, in the Benguela Current along 30S and its extension along 7W. The floats were tracked acoustically for two years during 1997–1999. ...
    • The kinematics and dynamics of the New England continental shelf and shelf/slope front 

      Flagg, Charles Noel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1977-04)
      A 37 day long field program was carried out in March 1974 on the New England continental shelf break to study the current and hydrographic structure and variability on the shelf and in the shelf/slope front. A second ...
    • Kinematics and energetics of the mesoscale mid-ocean circulation : MODE 

      Richman, James G. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976-09)
      The temporal and spatial variability of low frequency moored temperature and velocity observations, obtained as part of the Mid-Ocean Dynamics Experiment (MODE), are analyzed to study the kinematics and energetics of ...
    • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) mooring deployment cruise and fieldwork report, fall 2008 R/V Oceanus voyage 449-5, October 9, 2008–October 14, 2008 

      Farrar, J. Thomas; Lentz, Steven J.; Churchill, James H.; Bouchard, Paul R.; Smith, Jason C.; Kemp, John N.; Lord, Jeffrey; Allsup, Geoffrey P.; Hosom, David S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2009-07)
      King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is being built near Thuwal, Saudi Arabia with the goal of becoming a world-class, graduate-level research university. As a step toward this goal, KAUST has ...
    • Knorr 147 leg v hydrographic data report : Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment 

      Zimmermann, Sarah; McKee, Theresa K.; Pickart, Robert S.; Smethie, William M. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-05)
      Between 2 February and 20 March 1997, the first phase of the Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment was carried out on R/V Knorr, during which 127 hydrographic stations were occupied throughout the Labrador basin. This ...
    • The Kuroshio and Luzon Undercurrent east of Luzon Island 

      Lien, Ren-Chieh; Ma, Barry; Lee, Craig M.; Sanford, Thomas B.; Mensah, Vigan; Centurioni, Luca R.; Cornuelle, Bruce D.; Gopalakrishnan, Ganesh; Gordon, Arnold L.; Chang, Ming-Huei; Jayne, Steven R.; Yang, Yiing-Jang (The Oceanography Society, 2015-12)
      Current structure, transport, and water mass properties of the northward-flowing Kuroshio and the southward-flowing Luzon Undercurrent (LU) were observed for nearly one year, June 8, 2012–June 4, 2013, across the Kuroshio ...
    • The Kuroshio Extension : a leading mechanism for the seasonal sea-level variability along the west coast of Japan 

      Ma, Chao; Yang, Jiayan; Wu, Dexing; Lin, Xiaopei (2009-10-08)
      Sea level changes coherently along the two coasts of Japan on the seasonal time scale. AVISO satellite altimetry data and OFES (OGCM for the Earth Simulator) results indicate that the variation propagates clockwise from ...
    • The Kuroshio Extension and its recirculation gyres 

      Jayne, Steven R.; Hogg, Nelson G.; Waterman, Stephanie N.; Rainville, Luc; Donohue, Kathleen A.; Watts, D. Randolph; Tracey, Karen L.; McClean, Julie L.; Maltrud, Mathew E.; Qiu, Bo; Chen, Shuiming; Hacker, Peter (2009-07-01)
      This paper reports on the strength and structure of the Kuroshio Extension and its recirculation gyres. In the time average, quasi-permanent recirculation gyres are found to the north and south of the Kuroshio Extension ...
    • The Kuroshio Extension northern recirculation gyre : profiling float measurements and forcing mechanism 

      Qiu, Bo; Chen, Shuiming; Hacker, Peter; Hogg, Nelson G.; Jayne, Steven R.; Sasaki, Hideharu (American Meteorological Society, 2008-08)
      Middepth, time-mean circulation in the western North Pacific Ocean (28°–45°N, 140°–165°E) is investigated using drift information from the profiling floats deployed in the Kuroshio Extension System Study (KESS) and the ...