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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.

April 2016

Liu, Y., R.H., Weisberg, S. Vignudelli, and G.T. MitchumPatterns of the Loop Current system and regions of sea surface height variability in the eastern Gulf of Mexico revealed by the Self-Organizing Maps, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011493, in press.
Penduff, T., B. Barnier, L. Terray, L. Bessières, G. Sérazin, S. Grégorio, J.-M. Brankart, M.-P. Moine, J.-M. Molines, and P. BrasseurEnsembles of eddying ocean simulations for climate. CLIVAR Exchanges, Special Issue on High Resolution Ocean Climate Modelling, 65, Vol 19 No.2, July 2014.
Penduff, T., G. Sérazin, S. Grégorio, S. Leroux, L. Bessières, J.M. Molines, B. Barnier, and L. TerraySpontaneous emergence of low-frequency variability in the global eddying ocean. 2nd IUGG Quadriennal Report, 2015.
Ray, R., and E. D. Zaron M2 Internal tides and their observed wavenumber spectra from satellite altimetry, jo, 46:1, 2016,
Risien, C. M., and P. T. Strub.Blended sea level anomaly fields with enhanced coastal coverage along the U.S. West Coast, Scientific Data, 3:160013; doi: 10.1038/sdata.2016.13.
Ruiz Etcheverry, L. A., M. Saraceno, A. R. Piola, and P. T. StrubSea level anomaly on the Patagonian continental shelf: Trends, annual patterns and geostrophic flows, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011265, 2016.
Samelson, R. M., M. G. Schlax, and D. B. Chelton A linear stochastic field model of mid-latitude mesoscale sea-surface height variability. J. Phys. Oceanogr., submitted.
Weisberg, R.H., L. Zheng, Y. Liu, A.A. Corcoran, C. Lembke, C. Hu, J.M. Lenes, and J.J. WalshKarenia brevis blooms on the West Florida Shelf: A comparative study of the robust 2012 bloom and the nearly null 2013 event, Continental Shelf Research, 120, 106-121.
Weisberg, R.H., L. Zheng, Y. Liu, S. Murawski, C. Hu, and J. PaulDid Deepwater Horizon hydrocarbons transit to the west Florida continental shelf? Deep Sea Research, II,, in press.
Zaron, E., and R. de CarvalhoIdentification and reduction of retracker-related noise in altimeter-derived sea-surface height measurements, jtech, ee:1, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0164.1, 2016
Callies, J. and R. FerrariInterpreting energy and tracer spectra of submesoscale turbulence, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 2456-2474, 2013.
Buhler, O., J. Callies and R. FerrariWave-vortex decomposition of one-dimensional ship track data, J. Fluid Mech., 756, 1007-1026, 2014..
Callies, J., G. Flierl, R. Ferrari, B. Fox-KemperThe role of mixed layer instabilities in submesoscale turbulence, J. Fluid Mech., 788, 5- 41, 2016.
Callies, J., R. Ferrari, J. Klymak, and J. GulaSeasonality in submesoscale turbulence, Nature Comm., 6, doi: 10.1038/ncomms7862, 2015.
Kunze, E., J. M. Klymak, R.-C. Lien, R. Ferrari, C. M. Lee and L. GoodmanSubmesoscale Water-Mass Spectra in the Sargasso Sea, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 1325-1338, 2015.
Solander, K., Reager, J., Famiglietti, J., How well will the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission observe global reservoirs? Water Resour. Res., 52, doi:10.1002/2015WR017952, 2016.

March 2016

Della Penna, A., De Monte, S., Kestenare, E., Guinet, C., d'Ovidio, F. Quasi-planktonic behavior of foraging top marine predators, Sci. Rep. 15:5 18063 (2015).
Fu, L-L.On the decadal trend of global mean sea level and its implication on ocean heat content change, Front. Mar. Sci. 3:37. doi:
Grisouard, N. and Leif N. ThomasEnergy Exchanges between Density Fronts and Near-Inertial Waves Reflecting off the Ocean Surface; Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46:501–516, 2016.
Bonnema, M., S. Sikder, F. Hossain, D. Bjerklie, M. Durand and C. GleasonBenchmarking Wide Swath Altimetry Based River Discharge Estimation Algorithms for the Ganges River System, Water Resources Res. (doi:10.1002/2015WR017296), 2016..
Bonnema, M., S. Sikder, Y. Mao, X. Chen and F. Hossain, I.A. Pervin, S.M. M. Rahman and H. LeeUnderstanding Satellite-based Monthly-to-Seasonal Reservoir Outflow Estimation as a function of Hydrologic controls, Water Resources Res., 2016..
Gaultier, L., C. Ubelmann, and L-L. FuThe challenge of using future SWOT data for oceanic field reconstruction, J. Ocean. Atm. Tech., 33, 119-126, DOI:, 2016.
Qiu, B., S, Chen, P. Klein, C. Ubelmann, L-L. Fu, and H. SasakiReconstructability of three-dimensional upper-ocean circulation from SWOT sea surface height measurements, J. Phys. Oceanogr., Vol. 46, 947- 963, DOI:, 2016.
Ubelmann, C., P. Klein, and L-L. Fu, Dynamic interpolation of sea surface height and potential applications for future high-resolution altimetry mapping. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 177–184. DOI:, 2015.

February 2016

Dong, Shenfu, G. Goni, and F. BringasTemporal variability of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation between 20°S and 35°S, Geophys. Res. Lett. (doi=10.1002/2015/GL065603).
Rietbroek, R., S.-E. Brunnabend, J. Kusche, J. Schröter, and Ch. DahleRevisiting the contemporary sea-level budget on global and regional scales, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, early online, 10.1073/pnas.1519132113, 2016.
Rudenko, Sergei; Denise Dettmering; Saskia Esselborn; Elisa Fagiolini; Tilo SchöneImpact of Atmospheric and Oceanic De-aliasing Level-1B (AOD1B) products on precise orbits of altimetry satellites and altimetry results. Geophysical Journal International, 2016, 204 (3), p. 1695-1702, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv545.
Volkov D.L., A.A. Koubryakov, R. LumpkinFormation and variability of the Lofoten Basin vortex in a high-resolution ocean model. Deep-Sea Res. I , 105, pp. 142-157, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2015.09.001, 2015.
Volkov D.L., W.E. Johns, T.V. BelonenkoDynamic response of the Black Sea elevation to intraseasonal fluctuations of the Mediterranean sea level. Geophys. Res. Lett.. , 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL066876, 2015.
Moller, D. and Esteban-Fernandez, D. Near-Nadir Ka-band Field Observations of Freshwater Bodies, in Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle (eds V. Lakshmi, D. Alsdorf, M. Anderson, S. Biancamaria, M. Cosh, J. Entin, G. Huffman, W. Kustas, P. van Oevelen, T. Painter, J. Parajka, M. Rodell and C. Rüdiger), John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ. doi: 10.1002/9781118872086.ch9, 2014.

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