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This page lists publications for the past 3 months from members of the OST science team. For older publications, please search the Literature Database. Links are provided, if available. If you would like a copy of a colleague's paper, please contact the author.


Di Lorenzo, E., V. Combes, J.E. Keister, P.T. Strub, A.C. Thomas, P.J.S. Franks, M.D. Ohman, J. Furtado, A. Bracco, S.J. Bograd, W.T. Peterson, F.B. Schwing, S. Chiba, B. Taguchi, S. Hormazabal, & C. Parada.Synthesis of Pacific Ocean Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics. 2013, Oceanography, 26(4): 68-81.
Garcia, Emmanuel S., David T. Sandwell and Walter H.F. Smith Retracking CryoSat-2, Envisat and Jason-1 radar altimetry waveforms for improved gravity field recovery, Geophys. J. Int. (2014)
Lillibridge, J., M. Lin, and C.K. ShumHurricane Sandy storm surge measured by satellite altimetry. Oceanography, 2013.
Strub, P.T., V. Combes, F. Shillington and O. PizarroCurrents and Processes along the Eastern Boundaries. Chapter 14 of Ocean Circulation and Climate: A 21st Century Perspective. G. Siedler, S.M. Griffies, J. Gould & J.A. Church (Eds.). 2013, Academic Press, International Geophysics Volume 103, pp. 339-384.


Castelao, R.M, He, R.Mesoscale eddies in the South Atlantic Bight, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, Volume 118, Issue 10, pages 5720–5731, October 2013
Chapman, C., R. Morrow. Variability of Southern Ocean Jets near Topography. J. Phys. Oceanogr., (2013) doi:
Crétaux, J.-F., M. Bergé-Nguyen, S. Calmant, V.V. Romanovski, B. Meyssignac, F. Perosanz, S. Tashbaeva, A. Arsen, F. Fund, N. Martignago, P. Bonnefond, O. Laurain, R. Morrow, P. MaisongrandeCalibration of Envisat radar altimeter over Lake Issykkul, Adv. Space Res., 51, 8, 1523-1541, ISSN 0273-1177, 10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.039.
Dencausse, G. R. Morrow, M. Rogé, S. FleuryLateral Stirring of large-scale tracer fields by altimetry. Ocean Dynamics. Doi : 10.1007/s10236-013-0671-8.
Fu, L.-L. ; R. MorrowRemote Sensing of the Global Ocean Circulation. In Ocean Circulation and Climate. Vol. 103, Ed. Siedler, Church & Gould. Elsevier Ltd, (2013).
Meyssignac, B., J. M. Lemoine, M. Cheng, A. Cazenave, P. Gégout, P. MaisongrandeInterannual variations in degree-2 Earth's gravity coefficients C2,0, C2,2, and S2,2 reveal large-scale mass transfers of climatic origin, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 40, Issue 15, pages 4060–4065, 16 August 2013. DOI: 10.1002/grl.50772
Morrow R., Le Traon P.-Y. Recent advances in observing mesoscale ocean dynamics with satellite altimetry. Advances in Space Research, 50(8), 1062-1076. Publisher's official version :
Morrow, R, E. Kestenare. Nineteen-year changes in surface salinity in the Southern Ocean south of Australia. J. Mar. Sys (2013),
Rossby, T., C. N. Flagg, K. Donohue, A. Sanchez-Franks and J. LillibridgeOn the long-term stability of Gulf Stream transport based on 20 years of direct measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 2013GL058636, accepted manuscript online: 14 DEC 2013 08:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058636.


Birol, F. and C. DelebecqueUsing high sampling rate (10/20Hz) altimeter data for the observation of coastal surface currents: a case study over the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, vol 129, pp. 318-333,, 2014.
Frants, M., S. T. Gille, M. Hatta, W. T. Hiscock, M. Kahru, C. I. Measures, B. G. Mitchell, and M. ZhouAnalysis of horizontal and vertical processes contributing to natural iron supply in the mixed layer in southern Drake Passage, Deep-Sea Res. II, 90, 68-76, 2013.
Gille, S. T.Meridional Displacement of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Identifying Links to Climate Indices, submitted Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A., 2013.
Lillibridge, J., R. Scharroo, S. Abdalla, and D. VandemarkOne- and Two-Dimensional Wind Speed Models for Ka-band Altimetry, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., in press, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00167.1.
Olascoaga, M. J., et al.Drifter motion in the Gulf of Mexico constrained by altimetric Lagrangian coherent structures, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 2013, doi:10.1002/2013GL058624.
Papa, F., F. Frappart, A. Guntner, C. Prigent, F. Aires, A. C. V. Getirana, and R. MaurerSurface freshwater storage and variability in the Amazon basin from multi-satellite observations, 1993-2007, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 11,951-11,965, 2013, doi:10.1002/2013JD020500
Samelson, R. M., M. G. Schlax, and D. B. CheltonRandomness, symmetry, and scaling of mesoscale eddy lifecycles. J. Phys. Oceanogr., accepted. doi:
Stephenson, G. R., Jr., S. T. Gille, and J. SprintallProcesses controlling upper-ocean heat content in Drake Passage, J. Geophys. Res.: Oceans, 118, 4409-4423, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20315, 2013.
Zilberman, N. V., D. H. Roemmich, and S. T. GilleThe mean and the time-variability of the shallow meridional overturning circulation in the tropical South Pacific Ocean, J. Climate, 26, 4069-4087, 2013.
Zilberman, N. V., D. H. Roemmich, and S. T. GilleMeridional transport in the South Pacific: Assessing SAM-related variability, submitted J. Geophys. Res., 2013.

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