2020 Research Roundup

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January 10, 2021 by Helen Hill


To round out the year we are pleased to share some of the over one hundred research articles published in 2020 that involved MITgcm in some way. Email missing citations or pitch your research to hlh@mit.edu. Happy New Year!



Richard Allard, E. Joseph Metzger, Neil Barton, Li Li, Nathan Kurtz, Michael Phelps, Deborah Franklin, Ole Martin Smedstad, Julia Crout and Pamela Posey (2020), Analyzing the impact of CryoSat-2 ice thickness initialization on seasonal Arctic Sea Ice prediction, Annals of Glaciology, doi:  10.1017/aog.2020.15

Almansi, T. W. N. Haine, R. Gelderloos, and R. S. Pickart (2020), Evolution of Denmark Strait Overflow Cyclones and Their Relationship to Overflow Surges, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2019GL086759

Alexey Androsov, Olaf Boebel, Jens Schröter, Sergey Danilov, Andreas Macrander, Ioana Ivanicu (2020), Ocean bottom pressure variability: Can it be reliably modeled? JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2019JC015469

Alexey Androsov, Naum Voltzinger, Ivan Kuznetsov and Vera Fofonova (2020), Modeling of Nonhydrostatic Dynamics and Hydrology of the Lombok Strait, Water, doi: 10.3390/w12113092

J. Arcangeli, J.-M. Desert, V. Parmentier, S.-M. Tsai, K. B. Stevenson (2020), A new approach to spectroscopic phase curves. The emission spectrum of WASP-12b observed in quadrature with HST/WFC3, Planets and Planetary Systems, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/202038865

Helene Asbjørnsen (2020), Mechanisms and pathways of ocean heat anomalies in the Arctic-Atlantic region, Doctoral Dissertation University of Bergen, Norway, PDF

Helene Asbjørnsen, Marius Årthun, Øystein Skagseth, Tor Eldevik (2020), Mechanisms underlying recent Arctic Atlantification, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2020GL08803

Yosef Ashkenazy & Eli Tziperman (2020), Europa’s dynamic ocean: Taylor columns, eddies, convection, ice melting and salinity, arXiv: 2006.02242 [astro-ph.EP]


Jonathan A. Baker, Andrew J. Watson, Geoffrey K. Vallis (2020), Meridional Overturning Circulation in a multi-basin model Part I: Dependence on Southern Ocean buoyancy forcing, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0135

Bandelj, V., Solidoro, C., Laurent, C., Querin, S., Kaleb, S., Gianni, F., Falace, A. (2020),  Cross-scale connectivity of macrobenthic communities in a patchy network of habitats: The Mesophotic Biogenic Habitats of the Northern Adriatic Sea, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106978

R. L. Beadling, J. L. Russell, R. J. Stouffer, M. Mazloff, L. D. Talley , P. J. Goodman, J. B. Sallée, H. T. Hewitt, P. Hyder, and Amarjiit Pandde (2020), Representation of Southern Ocean properties across Coupled Model Intercomparison Project generations: CMIP3 to CMIP6, American Metrological Society, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0970.1

David T. Bett, Paul R. Holland, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Adrian Jenkins, Pierre Dutrieux, Satoshi Kimura, Andrew Fleming (2020), The impact of the Amundsen Sea freshwater balance on ocean melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016305

A. Bigdeli, A. T. Nguyen, H. R. Pillar, V. Ocana, P. Heimbach (2020), Atmospheric warming drives growth in Arctic sea‐ice: a key role for snow, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2020GL090236

Eli Biton (2020), Possible implications of sea-level changes for species migration through the Suez Canal, Scientific Reports, doi; 10.1038/s41598-020-78313-2

Maximilien Bôle et al (2020), Oxygen isotope analysis of Mesozoic radiolarites using SIMS, Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan [pdf]

Genevieve Jay Brett; Larry J. Pratt; Irina I. Rypina; José C. Sánchez-Garrido (2020), The Western Alboran Gyre: an analysis of its properties and its exchange with surrounding water, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0028.1

Ben Bronselaer & Laure Zanna (2020), Heat and carbon coupling reveals ocean warming due to circulation changes, Nature, doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2573-5

Martha P. Butler, Thomas Lauvaux, Sha Feng, Junjie Liu, Kevin W. Bowman and Kenneth J. Davis (2020), Atmospheric Simulations of Total Column CO2 Mole Fractions from Global to Mesoscale within the Carbon Monitoring System Flux Inversion Framework, Atmosphere, doi: 10.3390/atmos11080787

Bordwell, J. H (2020), Chemical Transport in the Atmospheres of Brown Dwarfs and Gas Giant Planets, University of Colorado Doctoral Dissertation

Maarten C. Buijsman, Gordon R. Stephenson, Joseph K. Ansong, Brian K. Arbic, J.A. Mattias Green, James G. Richman, Jay F. Shriver, Clément Vic, Alan J. Wallcraft, Zhongxiang Zhao (2020), On the interplay between horizontal resolution and wave drag and their effect on tidal baroclinic mode waves in realistic global ocean simulations, Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101656


Michael F. Campbell, Jr. (2020), Mesoscale Eddy Dynamics and Scale in the Red Sea, Doctoral Dissertation King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/bitstream/handle/10754/666184/PhD%20Dissertation_Michael%20Campbell_Fall%202020.pdf?

Miquel Canals et al (2020), The quest for seafloor macrolitter: a critical review of background knowledge, current methods and future prospects, Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abc6d4

D. Melaku Canu, C. Laurent, E.B. Morello, S. Querin, G. Scarcella, N. Vrgoc, C. Froglia, S. Angelini, C. Solidoro (2020), Nephrops norvegicus in the Adriatic Sea: Connectivity modeling essential fish habitats and management area network, Fisheries Oceanography, doi: 10.1111/fog.12522

J. I. Cardesaa, L. Hascoetb and C. Airiau (2020), Unsteady adjoint computations by algorithmic differentiation of parallel code, arXiv: 1912.11717 [physics.comp-ph]

J.I. Cardesa, L. Hascoët, C. Airiau (2020), Adjoint computations by algorithmic differentiation of a parallel solver for time-dependent PDEs, Journal of Computational Science, doi: 10.1016/j.jocs.2020.101155

Carufel, Clay (2020), Numerical Modeling of the Circulation of Wind-Driven Sediment Plumes In Large Lakes, Masters Dissertation, University of Minnesota, https://search.proquest.com/openview/3993d492400d028e6201de7585914450/1

Paola Cessi (2020), Control of Bering Strait transport by the meridional overturning circulation, American Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0026

Nisha Chandramoorthy, Luca Magri, Qiqi Wang (2020), Variational optimization and data assimilation in chaotic time-delayed systems with automatic-differentiated shadowing sensitivity, arXiv:2011.08794 [math.DS

Chanona, Melanie (2020), Spatial and temporal variability of internal wave-driven mixing in the Arctic Ocean, Doctoral Dissertation, University of British Columbia, https://open.library.ubc.ca/cIRcle/collections/ubctheses/24/items/1.038988

Aditya Chaudhary, Neeraj Agarwal, Rashmi Sharma, Satya P. Ojha, Raj Kumar (2020), Nadir altimetry Vis-à-Vis swath altimetry: A study in the context of SWOT mission for the Bay of Bengal, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2020.112120

Zhaohui Chenet al (2020), Variability of North Atlantic CO2 fluxes for the 2000–2017 period, Biogeosciences Discussions, doi: 10.5194/bg-2020-385

Chou, Sherry Hsiao-Hua (2020), Scattering and nonlinear transformations of internal tide beams, University of Hawai’i at Manoa Doctoral Dissertation

Alan Condron, Anthony J. Joyce and Raymond S. Bradley (2020), Arctic sea ice export as a driver of deglacial climate, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G47016.1

Stephen L Cornford, Helene Seroussi, Xylar S Asay-Davis, G Hilmar Gudmundsson, Rob Arthern, Chris Borstad, Julia Christmann, Thiago Dias dos Santos, Johannes Feldmann, Daniel Goldberg, Matthew J Hoffman, Angelika Humbert, Thomas Kleiner, Gunter Leguy, William H Lipscomb, Nacho Merino, Gaël Durand, Mathieu Morlighem, David Pollard, Martin Rückamp, C Rosie Williams, and Hongju Yu (2020), Results of the third Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project (MISMIP+), The Cryosphere, doi: 10.5194/tc-2019-326

Ian J.M. Crossfield et al (2020), Phase Curves of Hot Neptune LTT 9779b Suggest a High-Metallicity Atmosphere, arXiv: 2010.12745 [ astro-ph.EP]

Cyriac, J.C. Dietrich, C.A. Blain, C.N. Dawson, K.M. Dresback, A. Fathi, M.V. Bilskie, H.C. Graber, S.C. Hagen, R.L. Kolar (2020), Wind and tide effects on the Choctawhatchee Bay plume and implications for surface transport at Destin Inlet, Regional Studies in Marine Science, doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101131


B. J. Davison, T. R. Cowton, F. R. Cottier & A. J. Sole (2020), Iceberg melting substantially modifies oceanic heat flux towards a major Greenlandic tidewater glacier, Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-19805-7

Valeria Di Biagio, Gianpiero Cossarini, Stefano Salon, Cosimo Solidoro (2020), Characterisation of extreme events waves in marine ecosystems: the case of Mediterranean Sea, Biogeosciences, doi: 10.5194/bg-2020-34

Jørgen S. Dokken, Sebastian K. Mitusch, and Simon W. Funke (2020), Automatic shape derivatives for transient PDEs in FEniCS and
, arXiv:2001.10058 [math.OC]

Jihai Dong Baylor Fox‐Kemper Hong Zhang Changming Dong (2020), The Seasonality of Submesoscale Energy Production, Content, and Cascade, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2020GL087388

Jihai Dong, Baylor Fox-Kemper, Hong Zhang, Changming Dong (2020), The Scale of Submesoscale Baroclinic instability globally, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0043.1

Tiago S. Dotto, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Anna K. Wåhlin, Sheldon Bacon, Paul R. Holland, Satoshi Kimura, Michel Tsamados, Laura Herraiz‐Borreguero, Ola Kalén, Adrian Jenkins (2020), Control of the Oceanic Heat Content of the Getz‐Dotson Trough, Antarctica, by the Amundsen Sea Low, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC01611

Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Philip W. Boyd, Ulf Riebesell (2020), Exploring biogeochemical and ecological redundancy in phytoplankton communities in the global ocean, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15493

Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Pedro Cermeno, Oliver Jahn, Michael J. Follows, Anna E. Hickman, Darcy A. A. Taniguchi, and Ben A. Ward (2020), Dimensions of marine phytoplankton diversity [link], Biogeosciences, doi: 10.5194/bg-17-609-2020


Carsten Eden, Manita Chouksey, and Dirk Olbers (2019), Gravity wave emission by shear instability, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0029.1

Mohamad El Gharamti, Kevin Raeder, Jeffrey Anderson, Xuguang Wang (2019), Comparing Adaptive Prior and Posterior Inflation for Ensemble Filters Using an Atmospheric General Circulation Model, Monthly Weather Review, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-18-0389.1

Rodolfo Espina-Valdés, Eduardo Álvarez Álvarez, Julio García-Maribona, Antonio José Gutiérrez Trashorras, Juan M. González-Caballín (2019), Tidal current energy potential assessment in the Avilés Port using a three-dimensional CFD method, Clean Techn Environ Policy, doi: 10.1007/s10098-019-01711-2

Tal Ezer, Ricardo de Camargo, Clemente A. S. Tanajura, Fanghua Xu, Huijie Xue (2020), The 10th International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO
2018) in Santos, Brazil, June 25–28, 2018, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-020-01374-4


Fayman, P.A., Prants, S.V., Budyansky, M.V. et al. (2020), New Circulation Features in the Okhotsk Sea from a Numerical Model, Izv. Atmos. Ocean. Phys., doi: 10.1134/S0001433820060043

Fedorov, Aleksandr; Tatyana, Belonenko (2020), Deep convection in the Lofoten Basin: ARGO vs MITgcm, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.303

Feng, Y., Menemenlis, D., Xue, H., Zhang, H., Carroll, D., Du, Y., and Wu, H., (2020), Improved representation of river runoff in Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean Version 4 (ECCOv4) simulations: implementation, evaluation, and impacts to coastal plume regions, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/gmd-2020-321

Séverine Fournier, Tong Lee, Xiaochun Wang, Thomas W. K. Armitage, Ou Wang, Ichiro Fukumori, and Ron Kwok (2020), Sea surface salinity as a proxy for Arctic Ocean freshwater changes, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016110

Furner, Rachel; Haynes, Peter; Jones, Dan; Munday, Dave; Paige, Brooks; Shuckburgh, Emily (2020), Developing a data-driven ocean model, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.1933


Renske Gelderloos, Thomas W. N. Haine, and Mattia Almansi (2021), Coastal Trapped Waves and other subinertial variability along the Southeast Greenland Coast in a realistic numerical simulation, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0239.1

Florian Geyer, Hanne Sagen, Bruce Cornuelle, Matthew R. Mazloff, and Heriberto J. Vazquez (2020), Using a regional ocean model to understand the structure and variability of acoustic arrivals in Fram Strait, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, doi: 10.1121/10.0000513

Gloege, Lucas J, (2020), Global Ocean Carbon Dioxide Flux Mapping Techniques: Evaluation, Development, and Discrepancies, Doctoral Dissertation Columbia University, https://search.proquest.com/openview/146d9fca9340b02bb95b19642eb92bed/1

Lucas Gloege et al (2020), Lake hydrodynamics intensify the potential impact of watershed pollutants on coastal ecosystem services, Environ. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab7f62


Lei Han, Rui Xin Huang (2020), Using the Helmholtz decomposition to define the Indian Ocean meridional overturning streamfunction, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0218.1

Ch. Helling, Y. Kawashima, V. Graham, D. Samra, K. L. Chubb, M. Min, L.B.F.M. Waters, and V. Parmentier (2020), Mineral cloud and hydrocarbon haze particles in the atmosphere of the hot Jupiter JWST target WASP-43b, arXiv: 2005.14595 [astro-ph.EP]

Antoine Hochet, Thierry Huck, Olivier Arzel, Florian Sevellec and Alain Colin de Verdiere (2020), Direct temporal cascade of temperature variance in eddy-permitting simulations of multidecadal variability,  Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0921.1

Jiamei Huang, Wei Zhuang, Xiao-Hai Yan, and Zelun Wu (2020), Impacts of the upper-ocean salinity variations on the decadal sea-level change in the southeast Indian Ocean during the Argo era, Acta Oceanologica Sinica, doi: 10.1007/s13131-020-1574-4

Huang, Lianghai C. (2020), Effects of Internal Heating on the Dynamics and Patterns of Stratified Wakes, Masters Dissertation, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, https://calhoun.nps.edu/handle/10945/66086

Huang, Shaojian; Zhang, Yanxu (2020), A Diagnosis Analysis to inter-annual variation of air-sea Hg flux in global ocean and the “seesaw” effect in equatorial Pacific,  22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.12787

Zhida Huang and Jianyu Hu (2020),  Water Exchange in the Luzon Strait, Regional Oceanography of the South China Sea, pp. 155-188 (2020), doi: 10.1142/9789811206917_0007

Kenneth G. Hughes, James N. Moum, and Emily L. Shroyer (2020), Evolution of the velocity structure in the diurnal warm layer, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0207.1

Nils Hutter and Martin Losch (2020),Feature-based comparison of sea ice deformation in lead-permitting sea ice simulations, The Cryosphere, doi: 10.5194/tc-14-93-2020


Patrick G. J. Irwin, Vivien Parmentier, Jake Taylor, Jo Barstow, Suzanne Aigrain, Graham K.H. Lee, and Ryan Garland (2019), 2.5-D retrieval of atmospheric properties from exoplanet phase curves: Application to WASP-43b observations, arXiv: 1909.03233 [astro-ph.EP]

Alexey Isaev, Oksana Vladimirova, Tatjana Eremina, Vladimir Ryabchenko, and Oleg Savchuk (2020), Accounting for Dissolved Organic Nutrients in an SPBEM-2 Model: Validation and Verification, Water, doi: 10.3390/w12051307


Yanli Jia, Kelvin J. Richards, H. Annamalaia (2020), The impact of vertical resolution in reducing biases in sea surface temperature in a tropical Pacific Ocean model, Ocean Modeling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101722

Xiaolin Jin, and Jonathon S. Wright (2020), Contributions of Indonesian Throughflow to eastern Indian Ocean surface variability during ENSO events, Atmosphere Science Letters, doi: 10.1002/asl.979

Hanna Joerss, Zhiyong Xie, Charlotte C. Wagner, Wilken-Jon von Appen, Elsie M. Sunderland, and Ralf Ebinghaus (2020), Transport of Legacy Perfluoroalkyl Substances and the Replacement Compound HFPO-DA through the Atlantic Gateway to the Arctic Ocean—Is the Arctic a Sink or a Source? Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c00228

Lauren W. Juranek, Angelicque E. White, Mathilde Dugenne, Fernanda Henderikx Freitas, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Francois Ribalet, Sara Ferrón, E. Virginia Armbrust, David M. Karl (2020), The Importance of the Phytoplankton ‘Middle Class’ to Ocean Net Community Production, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2020GB006702


Wanying Kang, Suyash Bire, Jean-Michel Campin, Christophe Sotin, Christopher German, Andreas Thurnherr, John Marshall (2020), Differing Enceladean ocean circulation and ice shell geometries driven by tidal heating in the ice versus the core, arXiv:2008.03764 [astro-ph.EP]

Subhajit Kar, Anirban Guha (2020), An inverse technique for reconstructing ocean’s density stratification from surface data, Ocean Modeling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.101561

Habib Toye Mahamadou Kele (2020), Efficient Ensemble Data Assimilation and Forecasting of the Red Sea Circulation, Doctoral Dissertation, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [pdf]

Shumon Koga, Miroslav Krstic (2020), Sea Ice, In: Materials Phase Change PDE Control & Estimation. Systems & Control, Foundations & Applications, Birkhäuser, Cham., doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-58490-0_7

A. V. Koldunova and T. V. Belonenkoa (2020), Hydrodynamic Modeling of Vertical Velocities in the Lofoten Vortex, Izvestia, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, doi: 10.1134/S0001433820040040


Célia Laurent, Stefano Querin, Cosimo Solidoro, Donata Melaku Canu (2020), Modelling marine particle dynamics with LTRANS-Zlev: implementation and validation, Environmental Modelling & Software, doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104621

Jade Leconte, L. Felipe Benites, Thomas Vannier, Patrick Wincker, Gwenael Piganeau and Olivier Jaillon (2020), Genome Resolved Biogeography of Mamiellales, Genes, doi: 10.3390/genes11010066

David R. Lewis and Timour Radko (2020), On the structure and patterns of von Kármán vortices in two-dimensional high Reynolds number flows, Physics of Fluids, doi: 10.1063/5.0022537

N.K. Lewis et al (2020), Into the UV: The Atmosphere of the Hot Jupiter HAT-P-41b Revealed, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/abb77f

Li, B., Wei, Z., Wang, X. et al. (2020), Variability of coherent and incoherent features of internal tides in the north South China Sea, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68359-7

Li, X., Wang, X., Liu, C., Liu, Y., Yu, K., & Sun, W. (2020), Traces of the 1997 Indonesian wildfires in the marine environment from a network of coral δ13C records, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2020GL090383

Liang, Xi; Zhao, Fu; Li, Chunhua; Zhang, Lin (2020), Development and application of NMEFC Arctic Ice-Ocean Prediction System (ArcIOPS) of CHINA, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.2497

Rainer Lohmann, Erin Markham, Jana Klanova, Petr Kukucka, Petra Pribylova, Xiangyi Gong, Robert Pockalny, Tatyana Yanishevsky, Charlotte
C. Wagner, and Elsie M. Sunderland (2020), Trends of Diverse POPs in Air and Water Across the Western Atlantic Ocean: Strong Gradients in the Ocean but Not in the Air, Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c04611

Loose, Nora; Heimbach, Patrick (2020), Leveraging Uncertainty Quantification to Design Ocean Climate Observing Systems, Earth and Space Science Open Archive ESSOAr; doi: 10.1002/essoar.10504562.1


J. M. Magalhaes, J. C. B. da Silva & M. C. Buijsman (2020), Long lived second mode internal solitary waves in the Andaman Sea, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-66335-9

L. Mauzole, H. S. Torres, L.‐L. Fu (2020), Patterns and Dynamics of SST Fronts in the California Current System, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2019JC015499

Gianluca Meneghello, John Marshall, Camille Lique, Pål Erik Isachsen, Edward Doddridge, Jean-Michel Campin, Heather Regan, and Claude Talandier (2020), Arctic Ocean, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0054.1

Chao Min, Qinghua Yang, Longjiang Mu, Frank Kauker, and Robert Ricker (2020), Multi-model based estimation of sea ice volume variations in the Baffin Bay, The Cryosphere, doi: 10.5194/tc-2020-177

Mahdi Mohammadi-Aragh, Martin Losch, Helge F. Goessling (2020), Comparing Arctic Sea Ice Model Simulations to Satellite observations by Multiscale Directional Analysis of Linear Kinematic Features, Monthly Weather Review, doi: NOT YET AVAILABLE

Steven L. Morey, Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, Enric Pallás Sanz, Joao Marcos Azevedo Correia De Souza, Kathleen Donohue, Paula Pérez-Brunius, Dmitry Dukhovskoy, Eric Chassignet, Bruce Cornuelle, Amy Bower, Heather Furey, Peter Hamilton, and Julio Candela (2020), Assessment of Numerical Simulations of Deep Circulation and Variability in the Gulf of Mexico Using Recent Observations, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0137.1

Laura C. Motta, Joel D. Blum, Brian N. Popp, Jeffrey C. Drazen, Hilary G. Close (2020), Mercury stable isotopes in flying fish as a monitor of photochemical degradation of methylmercury in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Marine Chemistry, doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2020.103790

Laura Motta (2019), The Magnetic Isotope Effect and Anomalous Case of Mercury Stable Isotope Fractionation, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Michigan https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/153470/laumot_1.pdf

Changhong Mou, Zhu Wang, David R. Wells, Xuping Xie, and Traian Iliescu (2020), Reduced Order Models for the Quasi-Geostrophic Equations: A Brief Survey, arXiv: 2012.00638 [physics.flu-dyn]

Ramos Musalem, Ana Karina (2020), Transport through submarine canyons, Doctoral Dissertation, University of British Columbia https://open.library.ubc.ca/cIRcle/collections/ubctheses/24/items/1.0388506


Louis-Philippe Nadeau, Malte F Jansen (2020), Overturning circulation pathways in a two basin ocean model, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0034.1

T. Nagai  T. Hibiya (2020), Combined effects of tidal mixing in narrow straits and the Ekman transport on the sea surface temperature cooling in the southern Indonesian Seas, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016314

Bruno Buongiorno Nardelli (2020), A multi-year timeseries of observation-based 3D horizontal and vertical quasi-geostrophic global ocean currents, Earth System Science Data, doi: 10.5194/essd-2020-73

Aleksi Nummelin; Julius J. M. Busecke; Thomas W. N. Haine; Ryan P. Abernathey (2020), Diagnosing the Scale and Space Dependent Horizontal Eddy Diffusivity at the Global Surface Ocean, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0256.1

Nerger, Lars; Pradhan, Himansu; Völker, Christoph; Losa, Svetlana; Bracher, Astrid (2020), Global assimilation of ocean-color data of phytoplankton functional types: Impact of different datasets, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.5151


Dirk Olbers, Philipp Jurgenowski & Carsten Eden (2020), A wind-driven model of the ocean surface layer with wave radiation physics, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-020-01376-2

Özsoy E. (2020) Elements of Ocean General Circulation. In: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I. Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment. Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-16973-2_8


Massimiliano Palma, Roberto Iacono, Gianmaria Sannino, Andrea Bargagli, Adriana Carillo, Balazs M. Fekete, Emanuele Lombardi, Ernesto Napolitano, Giovanna Pisacane, and Maria Vittoria Struglia (2020), Short term, linear, and non-linear local effects of the tides on the surface dynamics in a new, high-resolution model of the Mediterranean Sea circulation, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-020-01364-6

Yulin Pan, Brian K. Arbic, Arin D. Nelson, Dimitris Menemenlis, W.R. Peltier, Wentao Xu, Ye Liu (2020), Numerical investigation of mechanisms underlying oceanic internal gravity 2 wave power-law spectra, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0039.1

Wei Pana, Stephan C. Kramera, Tuomas Kärnäb, Matthew D. Piggotta (2020), Comparing non-hydrostatic extensions to a discontinuous finite element coastal ocean model, Ocean Modelling, doi 10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101634

Vivien Parmentier, Adam P. Showman, and Jonathan J. Fortney (2020), The cloudy shape of hot Jupiter thermal phase curves, arXiv:2010.06934 [astro-ph.EP]

Patmore, Ryan; Holland, Paul; Vreugdenhil, Catherine (2020), Assessing z-level modelling of the ice shelf – ocean boundary layer, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020

Vasileios Pefanis, Svetlana N. Losa, Martin Losch, Markus A. Janout, Astrid Bracher (2020), Amplified Arctic Surface Warming and Sea Ice Loss Due to Phytoplankton and Colored Dissolved Material, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2020GL088795

Petäjä, Tuukka; Ella-Maria Duplissy; Tabakova, Ksenia; Schmale, Julia; Altstädter, Barbara; et al. (2020), Overview: Integrative and Comprehensive Understanding on Polar Environments (iCUPE) – concept and initial results, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi: 10.5194/acp-20-8551-202

William Pluriel, Tiziano Zingales, Jérémy Leconte and Vivien Parmentier (2020), Strong biases in retrieved atmospheric composition caused by day–night chemical heterogeneities, Astronomy and Astrophysics, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/202037678

K. Pradhan, C. Völker, S. N. Losa, A. Bracher, L. Nerger (2020), Global Assimilation of Ocean‐Color Data of Phytoplankton Functional Types: Impact of Different Data Sets, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2019JC015586

Adi Purwandana, Yannis Cuypers, Pascale Bouruet-Aubertot, Taira Nagai, Toshiyuki Hibiya, Agus S. Atmadipoera (2020), Historical CTD dataset and associated processed dissipation rate using an improved Thorpe method in the Indonesian seas, Data in Brief, doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2020.105519

Adi Purwandana, Yannis Cuypers, Pascale Bouruet-Aubertot, Taira Nagai, Toshiyuki Hibiya, Agus S. Atmadipoera (2020), Spatial structure of turbulent mixing inferred from historical CTD datasets in the Indonesian seas, Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2020.10231



Ragon, Charline; Lembo, Valerio; Lucarini, Valerio; Kasparian, Jérôme; Brunetti, Maura (2020), Comparing water, energy and entropy budgets of aquaplanet climate attractors, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.9572

Cintia L. Ramón, Hugo N. Ulloa, Tomy Doda, Kraig B. Winters, and Damien Bouffard (2020), Latitude and bathymetry modify lake warming under ice, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/hess-2020-471

Smitha Ratheesh, Neeraj Agarwal, Aditya Chaudhary, J. Lijin, J. Sree Lekha, Manikandan Mathur, Rashmi Sharma, Raj Kumar (2020), Response of a high-resolution ocean circulation model to winds from different sources in simulating summer monsoon freshening in the North Bay of Bengal: A case study, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.104727

Laura I. S. Rautiainen (2020), Observed Changes in the Hydrography of
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Peter L Read, Roland M B Young, Daniel Kennedy (2020), The turbulent dynamics of Jupiter’s and 10.1007/s00376-020-9203-xSaturn’s weather layers: order out of chaos? arXiv: 2004.02815

Reale, M., Giorgi, F.,Solidoro, C., Di Biagio, V.,Di Sante, F.,Mariotti, L., Farneti R., Sannino G.(2020), The Regional Earth System Model RegCM‐ES: Evaluation of the Mediterranean climate and marine biogeochemistry, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi: 10.1029/2019MS001812

M. Reale, S. Salon, S. Somot, C. Solidoro, F. Giorg (2020), Influence of large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns on nutrient dynamics in the Mediterranean Sea in the extended winter season (October−March) 1961−1999, Climate Research, doi: 10.3354/cr01620

Reddy Sanikommu, Siva; Toye, Habib; Zhan, Peng; Langodan, Sabique; Krokos, George; Knio, Omar; Hoteit, Ibrahim (2020), Impact of Atmospheric and Model Physics Perturbations On a High-Resolution Ensemble Data Assimilation System of the Red Sea, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.6000

Rafael S. Reiss, U. Lemmin, A. A. Cimatoribus, D. A. Barry (2020), Wintertime Coastal Upwelling in Lake Geneva: An Efficient Transport Process for Deepwater Renewal in a Large, Deep Lake, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016095

Shihe Ren, Xi Liang, Qizhen Sun, Hao Yu, L. Bruno Tremblay, Xiaoping Mai1, Fu Zhao, Ming Li, Na Liu, Zhikun Chen, Yunfei Zhang (2020), A fully coupled Arctic sea ice-ocean-atmosphere model (ArcIOAM v1.0) based on C-Coupler2: model description and preliminary results, Geoscientific Model Development, doi: 10.5194/gmd-2020-95

Rencurrel, Michael Cameron (2020), Improving Our Understanding of the Relationship Between Ocean Heat Uptake and Climate Sensitivity, Doctoral Dissertation, State University of New York at Albany

Jonathan Winfield Rheinlænder (2020), The role of ocean circulation and sea ice in abrupt climate change, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Bergen http://bora.uib.no/bitstream/handle/1956/21388/drthesis_Rheinlaender_2020.pdf

Jonathan W. Rheinlænder, David Ferreira, Kerim H. Nisancioglu (2020), 1 Topological constraints by the Greenland-Scotland Ridge on AMOC and climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0726.1

Ridge, Sean (2020), Effects of Ocean Circulation on Ocean Anthropogenic Carbon Uptake, Columbia University Doctoral Dissertation

Damien Ringeisen, L. Bruno Tremblay, and Martin Losch (2020), Non-normal flow rules affect fracture angles in sea ice
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Pablo Rodríguez-Ros (2020), Modelling of isoprene distribution and cycling in the ocean, Doctoral Dissertation Departament d’EnginyeriaCivil i Ambiental per la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

Jeanette Romero-Cózar et al (2020), Tidally-induced submesoscale features in the Atlantic jet and Western Alboran Gyre. A study based on HF radar and satellite images, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Sciences, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.107122

Roncoroni, Sebastiano; Ferreira, David (2020), Eddy-Mean flow oscillations in the Southern Ocean, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.21330

Xiaozhou Ruan and Raffaele Ferrari (2021), Diagnosing diapycnal mixing from passive tracers, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0194.1

Valentin Ruault, Julien Jouanno, Fabien Durand, Jérôme Chanut, Rachid Benshila (2020), Role of the Tide on the Structure of the Amazon Plume: A Numerical Modeling Approach, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2019JC015495


Schindelegger, Michael; Harker, Alexander; Salstein, David; Dobslaw, Henryk (2020), A multi-model assessment of sub-monthly polar motion and the associated ocean bottom pressure variability, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.762

Xuan Shan, Zhao Jing, Bingrong Sun & Lixin Wu (2020), Impacts of ocean current–atmosphere interactions on mesoscale eddy energetics in the Kuroshio extension region, Geoscience Letters, doi: 10.1186/s40562-020-00152-w

Hongkai Shi, Xiufeng He, Yihao Wu, Jia Huang (2020), The parameterization of mean dynamic topography based on the Lagrange basis functions, Advances in Space research, doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2020.07.042

Adam P. Showman, Xianyu Tan and Vivien Parmentier (2020), Atmospheric Dynamics of Hot Giant Planets and Brown Dwarfs, arXiv:2007.15363 [astro-ph.EP]

Shropshire, Taylor A. (2020), Modeling Pelagic Ecosystems and Larval Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico Under Current and Future Climate Conditions,  Florida State University, Doctoral Dissertation [pdf]

Lia Siegelman (2020), Energetic submesoscale dynamics in the ocean interior, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0253.1

Margarita Smolentseva (2020), Reducing spurious diapycnal mixing in ocean circulation models, the University of Bremen and the Alfred Wegener the University of Bremen and the Alfred Wegener
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Hajoon Song, John Marshall, Dennis J. McGillicuddy Jr. , Hyodae Seo (2020), Impact of Current‐Wind Interaction on Vertical Processes in the Southern Ocean, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016046

Maike Sonnewald, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Christopher Hill, Gael Forget (2020), Elucidating ecological complexity: Unsupervised learning determines global marine eco-provinces, Science Advances, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aay474

D. Stammer, M. Sena Martins, J. Köhler, A.Köhl (2020), How good do we know ocean salinity and its changes? Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102478

Maria E. Steinrueck, Adam P. Showman, Panayotis Lavvas, Tommi Koskinen, Xianyu Tan, and Xi Zhang (2020), 3D simulations of photochemical hazes in the atmosphere of hot Jupiter HD 189733b, arXiv:2011.14022 [astro-ph.EP]

Zhan Su, Hector Torres, Patrice Klein, Andrew F. Thompson, Lia Siegelman, Jinbo Wang, Dimitris Menemenlis, Christopher Hill (2020), High‐frequency Submesoscale Motions Enhance the Upward Vertical Heat Transport in the Global Ocean, JGR Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016544

Shantong Sun and Andrew F. Thompson (2020),  Transient overturning compensation between Atlantic and Indo-Pacific, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0060.1

Stanway, Adam; Wells, Andrew; Johnson, Helen; Ridley, Jeff (2020), Parameterizing heat and freshwater exchanges driven by subglacial discharge in Greenland’s proglacial fjords, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.9101

Steiger, Nadine; Darelius, Elin; Kimura, Satoshi; Patmore, Ryan; Wåhlin, Anna (2020), Dynamics of a barotropic current at an ice shelf front, 22nd EGU General Assembly, held online 4-8 May, 2020, id.18499


Xianyu Tan and Adam Showman (2020), Atmospheric circulation of brown dwarfs and directly imaged exoplanets driven by cloud radiative feedback: effects of rotation, arXiv: 2005:12152 [ astro-ph.EP]

Thejna Tharammal, Govindasamy Bala, André Paul, David Noone, Astrid Contreras – Rosales, Kaustubh Thirumalai (2021), Orbitally driven evolution of Asian monsoon and stable water isotope ratios during the Holocene: Isotope-enabled climate model simulations and proxy data comparisons, Quaternary Science Reviews, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106743

Habib Toye, Sivareddy Sanikommu, Naila F. Raboudi, Ibrahim Hoteit (2020), A Hybrid Ensemble Adjustment Kalman Filter based High‐resolution Data Assimilation System for the Red Sea: Implementation and Evaluation, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1002/qj.3894

Seth Travis (2020), Mesoscale Eddy Activity in the SouthPacific Subtropical Counter-current: Decadal Variability and Biophysical Connections, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Doctoral Dissertation https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10125/69057/Travis_hawii_0085A_10557.pdf




Daosheng Wang, Haidong Pan, Guangzhen Jin and Xianqing Lv (2020), Seasonal variation of the principal tidal constituents in the Bohai Sea, Ocean Science, doi: 10.5194/os-16-1-2020

Shuya Wang, Jing Meng, Qun Li & Xu Chen (2020), Evolution of internal solitary waves on the slope-shelf topography in the northern South China Sea, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-020-01357-5

Shuya Wang, Anzhou Cao, Xu Chen, Qiang Li, Jinbao Song (2020), On the resonant triad interaction over mid-ocean ridges, Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101734

Shuya Wang, Anzhou Cao, Xu Chen, Qiang Li, Jinbao Song, and Jing Meng (2020), Estimation of the Reflection of Internal Tides on a Slope, Journal of Ocean University of China, doi: 10.1007/s11802-020-4291-x

Yan Wang, Andrew L. Stewart (2020), Scalings for eddy buoyancy transfer across continental slopes under retrograde winds, Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101579

Timothy Williams, Anton Korosov, Pierre Rampal, and Einar Ólason (2020), Presentation and evaluation of the Arctic sea ice forecasting system neXtSIM-F, The Cryosphere, doi: 10.5194/tc-2019-154

Peipei Wu, Emily J Zakem, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Yanxu Zhang (2020), Biomagnification of methylmercury in a marine plankton ecosystem, Environ. Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b06075

Xiaodong Wu, Falk Feddercen, Sarah N. Giddings, Nirnimesh Kumar, and Ganesh Gopalakrishnan (2020), Mechanisms of mid-to-outer shelf transport of shoreline released tracers, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0225.1

Yang Wu, Zhaomin Wang, Chengyan Liu & Xia Lin (2020), Impacts of High-Frequency Atmospheric Forcing on Southern Ocean Circulation and Antarctic Sea Ice, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, doi


Dan Xu, Zhiyuan Li, Zhanhong Wan, Zongfu Ren, Zhongshui Zou, Xiuyang Lv & Shizhu Luo (2020), The oceanic responses to Typhoon Rananim on the East China Sea, Acta Oceanologica Sinica, doi: 10.1007/s13131-020-1573-5


Shengmu Yang, Jiuxing Xing, Jinyu Sheng, Shengli Chen, Jiwei Tian, and Daoyi Chen (2020), The impact of the planetary β-effect on the vertical structure of a coherent vortex in the South China Sea, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-020-01375-3

Yang Yang, James C, McWilliams, X. San Liang, Hong Zhang, Robert H. Weisberg, Yonggang Liu, Dimitris Menemenlis (2020), Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of the Submesoscale Energetics in the Gulf of Mexico, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0247.1

Yankovsky, Elizabeth A (2020), Modeling and Parameterizing Submesoscale Turbulence in Dense Arctic Flows, Princeton University Doctoral Dissertation [pdf]

Ye, Y., Völker, C., & Gledhill, M. (2020). Exploring the iron-binding potential of the ocean using a combined pH and DOC parameterization, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2019GB006425

S. L. Ypma, S. Georgiou, J. S. Dugstad, J. D. Pietrzak, C. A. Katsman (2020), Pathways and water mass transformation along and across the Mohn‐Knipovich Ridge in the Nordic Seas, JGR Ocean, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016075s


Katherine Zaba, Daniel L. Rudnick, Bruce Cornuelle, Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, and Matthew Mazloff (2020), Volume and heat budgets in the coastal California Current System: Means, annual cycles and interannual anomalies of 2014-2016, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0271.1

Varvara E. Zemskova, Brian L. White, and Alberto Scotti (2020), Energetics of a Rotating Wind-forced Horizontal Convection Model of a Reentrant Channel, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0169.1

Yanxu Zhang, Anne L. Soerensen, Amina T. Schartup, Elsie M. Sunderland (2020), A Global Model for Methylmercury Formation and Uptake at the Base of Marine Food Webs, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2019GB006348

Yanxu Zhang, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Huanxin Zhang, Shiliang Wu, Long Chen, Shuxiao Wang, Ping Li, and Feiyue Wang (2020), Human Health Benefits of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, EarthArXiv, doi: 10.31223/osf.io/ghtep

Fei Zheng, Yue Sun, Qinghua Yang & Longjiang Mu (2021), Evaluation of Arctic Sea-ice Cover and Thickness Simulated by MITgcm, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s00376-020-9223-6

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