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February 1, 2013 by Helen Hill
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To round out the year we have collected a sample of 2012 research articles that involved MITgcm in some way. The above is a word cloud generated from the citation index that follows… Email missing citations to mitgcm@gmail.com to have them included. You can pitch your research to the same address (mitgcm@gmail.com). Follow MITgcm publications all year by Email mitgcm@gmail.com story pitches 



Ashkenazy, Y., N. Paldor and Y. Zarmi (2012), A new approximation for the dynamics of topographic Rossby waves, Tellus A 2012, 64, 18160,doi: 10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.18160


Bennington, V., G. A. McKinley, N. R. Urban, and C. P. McDonald (2012), Can spatial heterogeneity explain the perceived imbalance in Lake Superior’s carbon budget? A model study, J. Geophys. Res., 117, G03020, doi:10.1029/2011JG001895

Bethke, I., C. Li, and K. H. Nisancioglu (2012), Can we use ice sheet reconstructions to constrain meltwater for deglacial simulations?, Paleoceanography, 27, PA2205, doi:10.1029/2011PA002258

Boegman, L. and Sleep, S. (2012), Feasibility of Bubble Plume Destratification of Central Lake Erie, J. Hydraul. Eng., 138(11), 985–989, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000626

Borstad, C.P., A. Khazendar, E. Larour, M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, M. P. Schodlok and H. Seroussi (2012), A damage mechanics assessment of the Larsen B ice shelf prior to collapse: Toward a physically-based calving law, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L18502, doi:10.1029/2012GL053317

Bradley, M. E. and Dowling, T. E. (2012), Using 3D finite volume for the pressure-gradient force in atmospheric models. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 138: 2126–2135. doi: 10.1002/qj.1929

Buckley, M.W., D. Ferreira, J-M Campin, J.C. Marshall, and R. Tulloch (2012), On the Relationship between Decadal Buoyancy Anomalies and Variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, J. Climate, 25, 8009–8030, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00505.1

Buijsman, Maarten C., Legg, Sonya and Klymak, Jody (2012) Double ridge internal tide interference and its effect on dissipation in Luzon Strait. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, (8), 1337-1356, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-11-0210.1


Calafat, F. M., G. Jordà, M. Marcos, and D. Gomis (2012), Comparison of Mediterranean sea level variability as given by three baroclinic models, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C02009, doi:10.1029/2011JC007277

MITgcm used to model the circulation in the vicinity of Gibraltar

MITgcm used to model the circulation in the vicinity of Gibraltar

Carillo, A., G. Sannino, V. Artale, P. M. Ruti, S. Calmanti, A. Dell’Aquila (2012), Steric sea level rise over the Mediterranean Sea: present climate and scenario simulations, Climate Dynamics, November 2012, Volume 39, Issue 9-10, pp 2167-2184, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1369-1

Chambers, D. P., and J. A. Bonin (2012), Evaluation of Release-05 GRACE time-variable gravity coefficients over the Ocean, Ocean Sci. Discuss., 9, 2187–2214, 2012 www.ocean-sci-discuss.net/9/2187/2012/, doi: 10.5194/osd-9-2187-2012

Chen, H., P. Tkalich, P. Malanotte-Rizzoli and J. Wei (2012), The forced and free response of the South China Sea to the large-scale monsoon system, Ocean Dynamics, March 2012, Volume 62, Issue 3, pp 377-393, doi: 10.1007/s10236-011-0511-7

Cheng, X. and Y. Qi (2012), Trends of sea level variations in the South China Sea from merged altimetry data, Global and Planetary Change
Volume 57, Issues 3–4, June 2007, Pages 371–382, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.01.005

Condron, A. and I. A. Renfrew (online 2012), The impact of polar mesoscale storms on northeast Atlantic Ocean circulation, Nature Geoscience 6, 34–37 (2013), doi:10.1038/ngeo1661

Condron, A. and P. Winsor (2012), Meltwater routing and the Younger Dryas, PNAS December 4, 2012 vol. 109 no. 49 19928-19933, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1207381109

Cossarini, G., S. Querin, and C. Solidoro (2012), CO2 exchange in a temperate marginal sea of the Mediterranean Sea: processes and carbon budget, Biogeosciences Discuss., 9, 10331-10370, 2012, www.biogeosciences-discuss.net/9/10331/2012/, doi:10.1073/pnas.1207381109, interactive comment



MITgcm at the Beach – Summer Modeling Collection

Dell’Aquila, A., S. Calmanti, P. Ruti, M-V. Struglia, G. Pisacane, A. Carillo and G. Sannino (2012), Effects of seasonal cycle fluctuations in an A1B scenario over the Euro-Mediterranean region, Climate Research, 52:135-157 (2012), doi:10.3354/cr01037

Deremble, B. and W. K. Dewar (2012), First-Order Scaling Law for Potential Vorticity Extraction due to Wind, Journal of Physical Oceanography, August 2012, Vol. 42, No. 8: pp. 1303-1312, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0136.1

Deremble, B., A. McC. Hogg, P. Berloff and W.K. Dewar (2012), On the application of no-slip lateral boundary conditions to ‘coarsely’ resolved ocean models, Ocean Modelling
Volume 39, Issues 3–4, 2011, Pages 411–415, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.05.002

Dorostkar, A. and L. Boegman (2012), Internal hydraulic jumps in a long narrow lake, Limnol. Oceanogr., 58(1), 2013, 153-172, doi: 10.4319/lo.2013.58.1.0153

Drobinski, P. et al. (2012), Model of the Regional Coupled Earth system (MORCE): Application to process and climate studies in vulnerable regions, Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 35, July 2012, Pages 1–18, doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.01.017

Dunne, John P., et al. (2012), GFDL’s ESM2 Global Coupled Climate–Carbon Earth System Models. Part I: Physical Formulation and Baseline Simulation Characteristics. J. Climate, 25, 6646–6665, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00560.1

Dutkiewicz, S., B. A. Ward, F. Monteiro, and M. J. Follows (2012), Interconnection of nitrogen fixers and iron in the Pacific Ocean: Theory and numerical simulations, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 26, GB1012, doi:10.1029/2011GB004039


Evan, A. T., G. R. Foltz and D. Zhang (2012), Physical Response of the Tropical-Subtropical North Atlantic Ocean to Decadal-Multidecadal Forcing by African Dust, Journal of Climate, vol. 25, issue 17, pp. 5817-5829, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00438.1


Fenoglio-Marc, L., A. Mariotti, G. Sannino, B. Meyssignac, A. Carillo, M.V. Struglia and M. Rixen (online 2012), Decadal variability of net water flux at the Mediterranean Sea Gibraltar Strait, Global and Planetary Change, Volume 100, January 2013, Pages 1–10, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.08.007

The extent of seasonal sea ice in the Arctic depends in part on regional winds and ocean currents, according to a new MIT study. Image: NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

The extent of seasonal sea ice in the Arctic depends in part on regional winds and ocean currents, according to a new MIT study. Image: NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Fenty, I. and P. Heimbach (2012) Coupled Sea Ice-Ocean State Estimation in the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay, Journal of Physical Oceanography; e-view, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-065.1

Fenty, I. and P. Heimbach (2012) Hydrographic Preconditioning for Seasonal Sea Ice Anomalies in the Labrador Sea, Journal of Physical Oceanography, e-view, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-064.1

Various fields from an integration of the darwin model with 78 types of phytoplankton in MITgcm with ECCO2 physics: sea-surface temperature, subsurface-velocity, nitrate and chlorophyll-a

At the Intersection of Physics and Biology in the MITgcm Ocean


Gao, S., T. Qu, and D. Hu (2012), Origin and pathway of the Luzon Undercurrent identified by a simulated adjoint tracer, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C05011, doi:10.1029/2011JC007748

Gebbie, G. (2012), Tracer transport timescales and the observed Atlantic-Pacific lag in the timing of the Last Termination, Paleoceanography, 27, PA3225, doi:10.1029/2011PA002273

Gladish, C. V., D. M. Holland, P. R. Holland and S. F. Price (2012), Ice-shelf basal channels in a coupled ice/ocean model, Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 58, No. 212, 2012, doi: 10.3189/2012JoG12J003
Griesel, A., M. R. Mazloff, and S. T. Gille (2012), Mean dynamic topography in the Southern Ocean: Evaluating Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C01020, doi:10.1029/2011JC007573

Guo, C., V. Vlasenko, W. Alpers, N. Stashchuk and X. Chen (2012), Evidence of short internal waves trailing strong internal solitary waves in the northern South China Sea from synthetic aperture radar observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 124, September 2012, Pages 542–550, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.06.001

Guyennon, N., E. Romano, I. Portoghese, F. Salerno, S. Calmanti, A. B. Petrangeli, G. Tartari and D. Copetti (2012), Comparing dynamical, stochastic and combined downscaling approaches – lessons from a case study in the Mediterranean region, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 9, 9847–9884, 2012 www.hydrol-ear th-syst-sci-discuss.net/9/9847/2012/, doi:10.5194/hessd-9-9847-2012


Bedrock bathymetry (m) in color and water column thickness (contours, 100 m intervals) of the (1/32)◦ (900 ± 30 m) horizontal resolution model. The white contour indicates the ice edge, the white crosses the position of three hypothetical drilling sites - source: Heimbach and Losch, 2012

Under the Ice – Using MITgcm for Antarctic Modeling

Hall, R. A., J. M. Huthnance and R. J. Williams (online 2012), Internal wave reflection on shelf slopes with depth-varying stratification, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0192.1

Ho, H. T. M., B. Rockel, H. Kapitza, B. Geyer, and E. Meyer (2012), COSTRICE – three model online coupling using OASIS: problems and solutions, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,5,3261–3310, 2012, www.geosci-model-dev-discuss.net/5/3261/2012/, doi:10.5194/gmdd-5-3261-2012

Hobbs, W. R., and J. K. Willis (2012), Midlatitude North Atlantic heat transport: A time series based on satellite and drifter data, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C01008, doi:10.1029/2011JC007039

Hoffman, J. S., A. E. Carlson, K. Winsor, G. P. Klinkhammer, A. N. LeGrande, J. T. Andrews, and J. C. Strasser (2012), Linking the 8.2 ka event and its freshwater forcing in theLabrador Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L18703, doi:10.1029/2012GL053047


Iwamae, N. and T. Hibiya (2012), Numerical study of tide-induced mixing over rough bathymetry in the abyssal ocean, Journal of Oceanography, February 2012, Volume 68, Issue 1, pp 195-203, doi: 10.1007/s10872-011-0088-2


Jahn, A., Y. Aksenov, B. A. de Cuevas, L. de Steur, S. Häkkinen, E. Hansen, C. Herbaut, M.-N. Houssais, M. Karcher, F. Kauker, C. Lique, A. Nguyen, P. Pemberton, D. Worthen and J. Zhang (2012), Arctic Ocean freshwater: How robust are model simulations?, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C00D16, doi:10.1029/2012JC007907

Jia, Y., G.C. Nihous and K.J. Richards (2012), J. Renewable Sustainable Energy 4, 063104 (2012), doi:10.1063/1.4766820

Jansen, M. and R. Ferrari (2012), Macroturbulent Equilibration in a Thermally Forced Primitive Equation System. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 695–713, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-11-041.1

Johnson, M., A. Proshutinsky, Y. Aksenov, A-T. Nguyen, R. Lindsay, C. Haas, J. Zhang, N. Diansky, R. Kwok, W. Maslowski, S. Häkkinen, I. Ashik, and B. de Cuevas (2012), Evaluation of Arctic sea ice thickness simulated by Arctic Ocean Model Intercomparison Project models, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C00D13, doi:10.1029/2011JC007257


Kärnäa, T., V. Legata, E. Deleersnijdera and H. Burchardd (online 2012), Coupling of a discontinuous Galerkin finite element marine model with a finite difference turbulence closure model, Ocean Modelling Volume 47, 2012, Pages 55–64, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.01.001

Kelly, S. M., J. D. Nash, K. I. Martini, M. H. Alford and E. Kunze (2012), The Cascade of Tidal Energy from Low to High Modes on a Continental Slope, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1217–1232, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0231.1

 (left) The area of study indicated by the inset, (right) with the gulf bathymetry also shown. Also indicated are stations A and G and the Straits of Tiran - source: Biton et al. (2011)

Modeling the Red Sea using MITgcm

Knutson et al. (2012), 3.6 AND 4.5 μm Phase and Curves and Evidence for Non-Equilibrium Chemistry in the Atmosphere of Extrasolar Planet HD 189733b, The Astrophysical Journal, 754 22, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/754/1/22

Köhler, P.; Abrams, J.; Völker, C.; Wolf-Gladrow, D. A.; Hartmann, J. (2012), Impact of geoengineering with olivine dissolution on the carbon cycle and marine biology, EGU General Assembly 2012, held 22-27 April, 2012 in Vienna, Austria., p.5135, link

Köhler, P., C. Völker, C., X. Zhang, G. Knorr, and G. Lohmann (2012), Simulating the impact of shifts in Southern Ocean westerlies at LGM on ocean physics and atmospheric CO2, International Partnership in ICE Core Sciences, First Open Science Conference, Giens, France, 1 October 2012 – 5 October 2012. Link


Lauderdale, J. M., A. C. Naveira Garabato, K. I. C. Oliver, and L. N. Thomas (2012), Climatic variations of the work done by the wind on the ocean’s general circulation, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C09017, doi:10.1029/2012JC008135

Lemarié, F., L. Debreu, A.F. Shchepetkin and J.C. McWilliams (2012), On the stability and accuracy of the harmonic and biharmonic isoneutral mixing operators in ocean models, Ocean Modelling, Volumes 52–53, August 2012, Pages 9–35, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.04.007

Artist's impression of a scorching "Hot Jupiter" orbiting its parent star at close range (Illustration: NASA).

Modeling Exoplanetary Atmospheres Using MITgcm

L’Hévéder, B., L. Li, F. Sevault, S. Somot (online 2012), Interannual variability of deep convection in the Northwestern Mediterranean simulated with a coupled AORCM, accepted in Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1527-5

Li, M., Y. Hou, Y. Li, and P. Hu (2012), Energetics and temporal variability of internal tides in Luzon Strait: a nonhydrostatic numerical simulation, Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, September 2012, Volume 30, Issue 5, pp 852-867, doi: 10.1007/s00343-012-1289-2

Lian, Y., M. I. Richardson, C. E. Newman, C. Lee, A. D. Toigo, M. A. Mischnac and J-M Campin (2012), The Ashima/MIT Mars GCM and argon in the martian atmosphere, Icarus
Volume 218, Issue 2, April 2012, Pages 1043–1070, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.02.012

Liu, C., A. Köhl and D. Stammer (201), Adjoint-Based Estimation of Eddy-Induced Tracer Mixing Parameters in the Global Ocean, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1186–1206, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0162.1

Losch, M. and Heimbach, P. (2012): Melt rate sensitivities underneath Pine Island Ice Shelf derived from an adjoint general circulation model , Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 19 February 2012 – 24 February 2012, link

Losch, M. Heimbach, P., Schodlok, M. and Dutrieux, P. (2012), Estimating Pine Island Ice Shelf melt rates from hydrography and an ocean circulation model , FRISP Workshop, Utö, Sweden, 12 June 2012 – 14 June 2012, link


Manizza, M., R. F. Keeling and C. D. Nevison (2012), On the processes controlling the seasonal cycles of the air–sea fluxes of O2 and N2O: A modelling study, Tellus B 2012, 64, 18429, doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v64i0.18429

Mariotti, A. and A. Dell’Aquila (2012), Decadal climate variability in the Mediterranean region: roles of large-scale forcings and regional processes, Climate Dynamics, March 2012, Volume 38, Issue 5-6, pp 1129-114, doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1056-7

Marshall, J.C. and K. Speer (2012), Closure of the meridional overturning circulation through Southern Ocean upwelling, Nature Geoscience (2012) doi:10.1038/ngeo1391

Mazloff, M. R. (2012), On the Sensitivity of the Drake Passage Transport to Air–Sea Momentum Flux, J. Climate, 25, 2279–2290, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00030.1

Miller, M. D., J. F. Adkins, D. Menemenlis, and M. P. Schodlok (2012), The role of ocean cooling in setting glacial southern source bottom water salinity, Paleoceanography, 27, PA3207, doi:10.1029/2012PA002297

Monteiro, F. M., and M. J. Follows (2012), On nitrogen fixation and preferential remineralization of phosphorus, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L06607, doi:10.1029/2012GL050897

Munday, D. R. and X. Zhai (online 2012), Modulation of eddy kinetic energy, temperature variance, and eddy heat fluxes by surface buoyancy forcing, Ocean Modelling, Volume 62, February 2013, Pages 27–38, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.11.003


Nagai, T. and T. Hibiya (2012), Numerical simulation of tidally induced eddies in the Bungo Channel: A possible role for sporadic Kuroshio-water intrusion (kyucho), Journal of Oceanography, October 2012, Volume 68, Issue 5, pp 797-806, doi: 10.1007/s10872-012-0141-9

Nash, J. D., S. M. Kelly, E. L. Shroyer, J. N. Moum, T. F. Duda (2012), The Unpredictable Nature of Internal Tides on Continental Shelves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1981–2000, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-028.1

An working in the Chukchi Sea to the Arctic sunset/rise. Photo credit: Nikita Kusse-Tiuz of Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute in St. Petersburg.

MITgcm on Ice: Source and Pathway of the Western Arctic Upper Halocline

Nguyen, A-T., R. Kwok, D. Menemenlis (2012), Source and Pathway of the Western Arctic Upper Halocline in a Data-Constrained Coupled Ocean and Sea Ice Model, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 802–823, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-040.1

Nikurashin, M., G. K. Vallis and Adcroft, A. (online 2012), Routes to energy dissipation for geostrophic flows in the Southern Ocean, Nature Geoscience 6, 48–51 (2013), doi:10.1038/ngeo1657


Piecuch, C. G. and R. M. Ponte (2012a), Importance of Circulation Changes to Atlantic Heat Storage Rates on Seasonal and Interannual Time Scales, J. Climate, 25, 350–362, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00123.1

Piecuch, C. G., and R. M. Ponte (2012b), Buoyancy-driven interannual sea level changes in the southeast tropical Pacific, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L05607, doi:10.1029/2012GL051130


MITgcm goes Viral – Over a million views and counting….

Ponte, A. L. and B. D. Cornuelle (2012), Coastal numerical modelling of tides: Sensitivity to domain size and remotely generated internal tide, Ocean Modelling Volume 62, February 2013, Pages 17–26, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.11.007



Rajagopalan, K., and G. C. Nihous (2012), Estimates of global Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) resources using an ocean general circulation model, Renewable Energy
Volume 50, February 2013, Pages 532–540, doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2012.07.014

Rignot, E., I, Fenty, D. Menemenlis and Y. Xu, (2012), Spreading of warm ocean waters around Greenland as a possible cause for glacier acceleration, Annals of Glaciology, Volume 53, Number 60, November 2012 , pp. 257-266(10), doi: 10.3189/2012AoG60A136


Saenz, J. A., A. M. Hogg, G. O. Hughes, and R. W. Griffiths (2012), Mechanical power input from buoyancy and wind to the circulation in an ocean model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L13605, doi:10.1029/2012GL052035

Sánchez-Reales, J, M., M. I. Vigo, S. Jin & B. F. Chao (2012), Global Surface Geostrophic Ocean Currents Derived from Satellite Altimetry and GOCE Geoid, Marine Geodesy, Volume 35, Supplement 1, 2012, Special Issue: OSTM/Jason-2 Applications—Part 3, pages 175-189, doi:10.1080/01490419.2012.718696

Schodlok, M. P., D. Menemenlis, Dimitris, E. Rignot and M. Studinger (2012), Sensitivity of the ice-shelf/ocean system to the sub-ice-shelf cavity shape measured by NASA IceBridge in Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica, Annals of Glaciology, Volume 53, Number 60, November 2012 , pp. 156-162(7), doi: 10.3189/2012AoG60A073

Snapshot of 1100m salinity in the eastern North Atlantic from MITgcm - image courtesy Nuno Serra

Snapshot of 1100m salinity in the eastern North Atlantic from MITgcm – image courtesy Nuno Serra

Shakespeare, C. J., A. McC. Hogg (2012), An Analytical Model of the Response of the Meridional Overturning Circulation to Changes in Wind and Buoyancy Forcing, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1270–1287, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0198.1

Shroyer, E. L., and A. J. Plueddemann (2012), Wind-driven modification of the Alaskan coastal current, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C03031, doi:10.1029/2011JC007650

Siewertsen, E., J. Piwonski, and T. Slawig (2012), Porting marine ecosystem model spin-up using transport matrices to GPUs, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 5, 2179–2214, 2012, www.geosci-model-dev-discuss.net/5/2179/2012/, doi:10.5194/gmdd-5-2179-2012

Slavin, A. G. and Y. D. Afanasyev (2012), Multiple zonal jets on the polar beta plane, Physics of Fluids, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp. 016603-016603-15 (2012), doi: 10.1063/1.3678017

Spall, M. A. (2012), Influences of Precipitation on Water Mass Transformation and Deep Convection. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1684–1700, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0230.1

Stewart, A. L., and A. F. Thompson (2012), Sensitivity of the ocean’s deep overturning circulation to easterly Antarctic winds, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L18604, doi:10.1029/2012GL053099

Su, J., M. Xu, T. Pohlmann, D. Xu and D. Wang (2012), A western boundary upwelling system response to recent climate variation (1960–2006), Continental Shelf Research
Available online 25 May 2012, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2012.05.010


Tanaka, Yuki, Toshiyuki Hibiya, Yoshihiro Niwa, 2010: Assessment of the Effects of Tidal Mixing in the Kuril Straits on the Formation of the North Pacific Intermediate Water, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 2569–2574, doi: 10.1175/2010JPO4506.1

Tank, S. E., M. Manizza, R. M. Holmes, J. W. McClelland and B. J. Peterson (2012), The processing and Impact of Dissolved Riverine Nitrogen in the Arctic Ocean, Estuaries and Coasts, March 2012, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 401-415, doi: 10.1007/s12237-011-9417-3

Todd, R. E., D. L. Rudnick, M. R. Mazloff, B. D. Cornuelle, and R. E. Davis (2012), Thermohaline structure in the California Current System: Observations and modeling of spice variance, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C02008, doi:10.1029/2011JC007589


Valsala, V., S. Maksyutov, M. Telszewski, S. Nakaoka, Y. Nojiri, M. Ikeda, and R. Murtugudde (2012), Climate impacts on the structures of the North Pacific air-sea CO2 flux variability, Biogeosciences, 9, 477-492, 2012, www.biogeosciences.net/9/477/2012/, doi:10.5194/bg-9-477-2012

Vitousek, S. and O. B. Fringer (2012), Stability and consistency of nonhydrostatic free-surface models using the semi-implicit theta-method, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids (2012), doi: 10.1002/fld.3755

Vlasenko, V., C. Guo and N. Stashchuk (2012), On the mechanism of A-type and B-type internal solitary wave generation in the northern South China Sea, Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume 69, November 2012, Pages 100–112, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2012.07.004


Webber, B. G. M., Matthews, A. J., Heywood, K. J. and Stevens, D. P. (2012), Ocean Rossby waves as a triggering mechanism for primary Madden–Julian events. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 138: 514–527. doi: 10.1002/qj.936

Wu, L. D. and C. B. Miao (2012), The Mechanism of Internal Tide Generation over Weak Topography, Advanced Materials Research, 588-589, 1972, doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.588-589.1972


Xu, Y, Rignot, E., Menemenlis, Dimitris., Koppes, M. (2012), Numerical experiments on subaqueous melting of Greenland tidewater glaciers in response to ocean warming and enhanced subglacial discharge, Annals of Glaciology, Volume 53, Number 60, November 2012 , pp. 229-234(6), doi: 10.3189/2012AoG60A139

Xuan, J.-L., D. Huang, F. Zhou, X.-H. Zhu, and X. Fan (2012), The role of wind on the detachment of low salinity water in the Changjiang Estuary in summer, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C10004, doi:10.1029/2012JC008121

Xuan, J. -L., F. Zhou, D. Huang, X.-H Zhua, C. Xing and X. Fan (2012), Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 113, 10 November 2012, Pages 283–292, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2012.08.017


Forecasting the Weather on Pluto with MITgcm

Forecasting the Weather on Pluto with MITgcm

Zalucha, A. M., and A. A. S. Gulbis (2012), Comparison of a simple 2-D Pluto general circulation model with stellar occultation light curves and implications for atmospheric circulation, J. Geophys. Res., 117, E05002, doi:10.1029/2011JE003957

Zanna, L., Heimbach, P., Moore, A. M. and Tziperman, E. (2012), Upper-ocean singular vectors of the North Atlantic climate with implications for linear predictability and variability. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 138: 500–513. doi: 10.1002/qj.937

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Zedler, S. E., G. Kanschat, R. Korty and I. Hoteit (2012), A new approach for the determination of the drag coefficient from the upper ocean response to a tropical cyclone: a feasibility study, Journal of Oceanography, April 2012, Volume 68, Issue 2, pp 227-241, doi: 10.1007/s10872-011-0092-6

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