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ECCO-Production and ECCO-IcES publications

2016:

  • P. Bender and C. Betts, 2016: Ocean calibration approach for data from the GRACE Follow-On mission. J. Geophys. Res, 121, 1218-1235.
  • V. Ocana, E. Zorita, and P. Heimbach, 2016: Stochastic secular trends in sea level rise. J. Geophys. Res, 121, 2183-2202.
  • C. Piecuch, S. Dangendorf, R. Ponte, and M. Marcos, 2016: Annual sea level changes on the North American northeast coast: influence of local winds and barotropic motions. J. Clim., 29, 4801-4816.
  • H. Pillar, P. Heimbach, H. Johnson, and D. Marshall, 2016: Dynamical attribution of recent variability in Atlantic overturning. J. Clim., 29, 3339-3352.
  • R. Ponte and N. Vinogradova, 2016: An assessment of basic processes controlling mean surface salinity over the global ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1002/2016GL069857
  • D. Stammer, M. Balmaseda, P. Heimbach, A.Koehl, and A. Weaver, 2016: Ocean Data Assimilation in Support of Climate Applications: Status and Perspectives. Ann. Rev. Mar. Sci., 8, 491-518.
  • C. Wunsch, 2016: Global Ocean Integrals and Means, with Trend Implications. Ann. Rev. Mar. Sci., 8, 1-33.

2015:

  • M. Balmaseda, M., et al., 2015: The ocean reanalyses intercomparison project (ora-ip). J. Oper. Oceanogr., 8 (sup1), s80-s97.
  • M. Buckley, R. Ponte, G. Forget, and P. Heimbach, 2015: Determining the origins of advective heat transport variability in the North Atlantic. J. Clim., 18, 3943-3956.
  • R. Chen, G. Flierl, and C. Wunsch, 2015: Quantifying and Interpreting Striations in a Subtropical Gyre: A Spectral Perspective. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 387-406.
  • G. Forget, D. Ferreira, and X. Liang, 2015: On the observability of turbulent transport rates by argo: supporting evidence from an inversion experiment. Ocean Science, 11, 839-853.
  • I. Fukumori, 2015: Combining models and data in large-scale oceanography: Examples from the Consortium for Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean (ECCO). Advanced Data Assimilation for Geosciences: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, June 2012.
  • I. Fukumori, O. Wang, W. Llovel, I. Fenty and G. Forget, 2015: A near-uniform fluctuation of ocean bottom pressure and sea level across the deep ocean basins of the Arctic Ocean and the Nordic Seas. Prog. Oceanogr., 134, 152-172.
  • P. Heimbach, 2015: Application of derivative code in climate modeling. in: N. Gauger, M. Giles, M. Gunzburger, and U. Naumann (eds.): Adjoint Methods in Computational Science, Engineering, and Finance. Dagstuhl Reports, 4, 14-16.
  • X. Liang, C. Wunsch, P. Heimbach, and G. Forget, 2015: Vertical redistribution of oceanic heat. J. Clim., 28, 3821-3833.
  • K. McCaffrey, B. Fox-Kemper, and G. Forget, 2015: Estimates of Ocean Macro-turbulence: Structure Function and Spectral Slope from Argo Profiling Floats. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 1773-1793.
  • C. Piecuch, 2015: Bottom-pressure signature of annual baroclinic Rossby waves in the northeast tropical Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 2449-2459.
  • C. Piecuch, I. Fukumori, R. Ponte, and O. Wang, 2015: Vertical structure of ocean pressure fluctuations with application to satellite-gravimetric observations. J. Atmos. Oce. Tech., 32, 603-613.
  • C. Piecuch, P. Heimbach, R.M. Ponte, and G. Forget, 2015: Sensitivity of contemporary sea level trends in a global ocean state estimate to effects of geothermal fluxes, Ocean Model., 96, 214-220.
  • K. J. Quinn, R. M. Ponte, and M. E. Tamisiea, 2015: Impact of self-attraction and loading on Earth rotation. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 4510–4521.
  • A. Storto, and 36 others, 2015: Steric sea level variability (1993-2010) in an ensemble of ocean reanalyses and objective analyses. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2554-9
  • Toyoda, T., and 32 others, 2015: Interannual-decadal variability of wintertime mixed layer depths in the north pacific detected by an ensemble of ocean syntheses. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2762-3
  • T. Toyoda, and 32 others, 2015: Intercomparison and validation of the mixed layer depth fields of global ocean syntheses. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2637-7
  • E. Villar, G. Farrant, M. Follows, et al, 2015, Environmental characteristics of Agulhas rings affect interocean plankton transport, Science, Vol. 348, 6237.
  • N. Vinogradova, R. Ponte, K. Quinn, M. Tamisiea, J.M. Campin, and J. Davis, 2015: Dynamic Adjustment of the Ocean Circulation to Self-Attraction and Loading Effects. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 678-689.
  • C. Yan, J. Zhu, and J. Xie, 2015: An ocean data assimilation system in the Indian Ocean and west Pacific Ocean. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 32, 1460-1472.
  • V. Zemskova, B. White, and A. Scotti, 2015: Available potential energy and the general circulation: Partitioning wind, buoyancy forcing, and irreversible mixing. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 1510-1531.
  • Y. Zhang, D. Jacob, S. Dutkiewicz, H. Amos, M. Long, and E. Sunderland, 2015: Biogeochemical drivers of the fate of riverine mercury discharged to the global and Arctic oceans. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 29, 854-864.

2014:

  • M. Buckley, R. Ponte, G. Forget, and P. Heimbach, 2014: Low-frequency SST and upper-ocean heat content variability in the North Atlantic. J. Clim., 27, 4996-5018.
  • A. Chaudhuri, R. Ponte, and A. Nguyen, 2014: A comparison of atmospheric reanalysis products for the Arctic Ocean and implications for uncertainties in air-sea fluxes, J. Clim., 27, 5411-5421.
  • H. Dail and C. Wunsch, 2014: Dynamical Reconstruction of Upper-Ocean Conditions in the Last Glacial Maximum Atlantic. J. Clim., 27, 807–823.
  • G. Danabasoglu, et al., 2014: North Atlantic simulations in Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments, phase II (CORE-II): Part I: Mean states. Ocean Modelling, 73, 76-107.
  • G. Danabasoglu, R. Curry, P. Heimbach, Y. Kushnir, C. Meinen, R. Msadek, M. Patterson, L. Thompson, S. Yeager, and R. Zhang, 2014: 2013 US AMOC Science Team Annual Report on Progress and Priorities. 162 pp. US CLIVAR Report 2014-4, US CLIVAR Project Office, Washington D.C., 20006.
  • V. Dansereau, P. Heimbach, and M. Losch, 2014: Simulation of sub-ice shelf melt rates in a general circulation model: velocity-dependent transfer and the role of friction. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 1765-1790.
  • S. Gao, T. Qu, and X. Nie, 2014: Mixed layer salinity budget in the tropical Pacific Ocean estimated by a global GCM. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 8255-8270.
  • P. Heimbach, F. Straneo, O. Sergienko, and G. Hamilton, 2014: International workshop on understanding the response of Greenlands marine-terminating glaciers to oceanic and atmospheric forcing: Challenges to improving observations, process understanding and modeling. June 4-7, 2013, Beverly, MA, USA. US CLIVAR Report 2014-1, US CLIVAR Project Office, Washington DC, 20006.
  • A. Kalmikov and P. Heimbach, 2014: A Hessian-based method for Uncertainty Quantification in Global Ocean State Estimation. SIAM J. Scientific Computing (Special Section on Planet Earth and Big Data), 36, S267–S295.
  • C. Piecuch, I. Fukumori, R. Ponte and O. Wang, 2014: Vertical Structure of Ocean Pressure Variations with Application to Satellite-Gravimetric Observations. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32, 603-613.
  • C. Piecuch and R. Ponte, 2014: Mechanisms of global mean steric sea level change. J. Clim., 27, 824-834.
  • R. Ponte, and C. Piecuch, 2014: Interannual bottom pressure signals in the Australian-Antarctic and Bellingshausen Basins. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 1456-1465.
  • R. Sciascia, C. Cenedese, D. Nicoli, P. Heimbach, and F. Straneo, 2014: Impact of periodic intermediary flows on submarine melting of a Greenland glacier. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 7078-7098.
  • S. Tett, T. Sherwin, A. Shravat, and O. Browne, 2014: How Much Has the North Atlantic Ocean Overturning Circulation Changed in the Last 50 Years? Journal of Climate, 27, 6325-6342.
  • N. Vinogradova, R. Ponte, I. Fukumori, and O. Wang, 2014: Estimating satellite salinity errors for assimilation of Aquarius and SMOS data into climate models. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 4732-4744.
  • B. Webber, A. Matthews, K. Heywood, J. Kaiser and S. Schmidtko, 2014: Seaglider observations of equatorial Indian Ocean Rossby waves associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 3714-3731.
  • C. Wortham and C. Wunsch, 2014: A multi-dimensional spectral description of ocean variability, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 944-966.
  • C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2014: Bidecadal Thermal Changes in the Abyssal Ocean. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 2013-2030.

2013:

  • M. Baringer, et al., 2013: Meridional Overturning Circulation and Heat Transport Observations in the Atlantic Ocean. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., Special Supplement: State of the Climate in 2012, S65-S68.
  • A. Chaudhuri, R. Ponte, G. Forget, and P. Heimbach, 2013: A comparison of atmospheric reanalysis surface products over the ocean and implications for uncertainties in air-sea boundary forcing. J. Clim., 26, 153-170.
  • W. Chen, J. Ray, W. Shen, and C. Huang, 2013: Polar motion excitations for an Earth model with frequency-dependent responses: 2. Numerical tests of the meteorological excitations. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 4995-5007.
  • S. Clayton, S. Dutkiewicz, O. Jahn, and M. Follows, 2013: Dispersal, eddies, and the diversity of marine phytoplankton. Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environment, 3, 182-199.
  • I. Fenty and P. Heimbach, 2013: Hydrographic preconditioning for seasonal sea ice anomalies in the Labrador Sea. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 863-883.
  • I. Fenty and P. Heimbach, 2013: Coupled sea ice-ocean state estimation in the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 884-904.
  • I. Fukumori and O. Wang, 2013: Origins of heat and freshwater anomalies underlying regional decadal sea level trends. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 563-567.
  • D. Goldberg and P. Heimbach, 2013: Parameter and state estimation with a time-dependent adjoint marine ice sheet model. The Cryosphere, 7, 1659-1678.
  • I. Hoteit, T. Hoar, G. Gopalakrishnan, N. Collins, J. Anderson, B. Cornuelle, A. Koehl, and P. Heimbach, 2013: A MITgcm/DART ensemble analysis and prediction system: Development and application to the Gulf of Mexico. Dyn. Atmos. Ocean, 63, 1-23.
  • A. Kalmikov, 2013: Uncertainty quantification in ocean state estimation. Ph.D. Thesis, MIT-WHOI Joint Program, Cambridge, MA.
  • M. Mazloff, R. Ferrari, and T. Schneider, 2013: The force balance of the Southern Ocean meridional overturning circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1193-1208.
  • M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, X. Wu, H. Seroussi, E. Larour, and J. Paden, 2013: High-resolution bed topography mapping of Russell Glacier, Greenland, inferred from Operation IceBridge data. J. Glaciol., 59, 1016-1023.
  • M. Morlighem, H. Seroussi, E. Larour, and E. Rignot, 2013: Inversion of basal friction in Antarctica using exact and incomplete adjoints of a higher-order model. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1746-1753.
  • P. Peng, Y. Zhu, M. Zhong, H. Yan, and K. Kang, 2013: Annual sea level fingerprint caused by global water mass transport. Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition, 56, 824-833.
  • C. Piecuch and R. Ponte, 2013. Buoyancy-driven interannual sea level changes in the tropical South Atlantic. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 533-547.
  • T. Qu, S. Gao, and R. Fine, 2013. Subduction of South Pacific Tropical Water and Its Equatorward Pathways as Shown by a Simulated Passive Tracer. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1551-1565.
  • T. Qu, S. Gao, and I. Fukumori, 2013. Formation of salinity maximum water and its contribution to the overturning circulation in the North Atlantic as revealed by a global general circulation model. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1982-1994.
  • F. Roquet, C. Wunsch, G. Forget, P. Heimbach, et al., 2014: Estimates of the Southern Ocean General Circulation Improved by Animal-Borne Instruments. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 6176-6180.
  • R. Sciascia, F. Straneo, C. Cenedese, and P. Heimbach, 2013: Seasonal variability of sub- marine melt rate and circulation in an east Greenland fjord. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2492-2506.
  • H. Seo and S. Xie, 2013: Impact of ocean warm layer thickness on the intensity of hurricane Katrina in a regional coupled model. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 122, 19-32.
  • K. Speer and G. Forget, 2013: Global distribution and formation of mode waters, chapter 9 in: Ocean Circulation and Climate: a 21st Century Perspective, 211-226.
  • F. Straneo and P. Heimbach, 2013: North Atlantic warming and the retreat of Greenland's outlet glaciers. Nature, 504, 36-43.
  • F. Straneo, P. Heimbach, O. Sergienko, and 14 others, 2013: Challenges to Understanding the Dynamic Response of Greenlands Marine Terminating Glaciers to Oceanic and Atmospheric Forcing. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 94, 1131-1144.
  • N. Vinogradova and R. Ponte, 2013. Clarifying the link between surface salinity and freshwater fluxes on monthly to inter-annual timescales, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 3190-3201.
  • B. Ward, S. Dutkiewicz, C. Moore, and M. Follows, 2013: Iron, phosphorus, and nitrogen supply ratios define the biogeography of nitrogen fixation. Limnology and Oceanography, 58, 2059-2075.
  • C. Wortham, 2013: A multi-dimensional spectral description of ocean variability with applications. Ph.D. Thesis, MIT-WHOI Joint Program, Cambridge, MA.
  • C. Wunsch, 2013: Covariances and linear predictability of the Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 85, 228-243.
  • C. Wunsch, 2013: Baroclinic motions and energetics as measured by altimeters. J. Atmos. Ocean Tech., 20, 140-150.
  • C. Wunsch, R. Schmitt, and D. Baker, 2013: Climate change as an intergenerational problem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 4435-4436.
  • C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2013: Two Decades of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: Anatomy, Variations, Extremes, Prediction, and Overcoming Its Limitations. J. Clim., 26, 7167-7186.
  • C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2013: Dynamically and kinematically consistent global ocean circulation and ice state estimates. In Ocean Circulation and Climate: A 21st Century Perspective, ed. G. Siedler, S. Griffies, J. Gould, and J. Church, Chapter 21, pp. 553-579, Academic Press, New York.
  • X. Zhai and C. Wunsch, 2013: On the Variability of Wind Power Input to the Oceans with a Focus on the Subpolar North Atlantic. J. Clim., 26, 3892-3903.

2012:

  • C. Borstad, A. Khazendar, E. Larour, M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, M. 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.
  • V. Dansereau, 2012: Ice shelf-ocean interactions in a general circulation model: melt-rate modulation due to mean flow and tidal currents. M.Sc. Thesis, MIT-WHOI Joint Program, Cambridge, MA.
  • S. Dutkiewicz, B. Ward, F. Monteiro, and M. Follows, 2012: Interconnection of nitrogen fixers and iron in the Pacific Ocean: Theory and numerical simulations. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 26, 10.1029/2011GB004039
  • W. Feng, M. Zhong, and H. Xu, 2012: Sea level variations in the South China Sea inferred from satellite gravity, altimetry, and oceanographic data. Science China-Earth Sciences, 55, 1696-1701.
  • M. Granskog, C. Stedmon, P. Dodd, R. Amon, A. Pavlov, L. de Steur, and E. Hansen, 2012: Characteristics of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the Arctic outflow in the Fram Strait: Assessing the changes and fate of terrigenous CDOM in the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C12021.
  • H. Graven, N. Gruber, R. Key, S. Khatiwala, and X. Giraud, 2012: Changing controls on oceanic radiocarbon: New insights on shallow-to-deep ocean exchange and anthropogenic CO2 uptake, J. Geophys. Res., 117, 10.1029/2012jc008074
  • P. Heimbach and C. Wunsch, 2012: Decadal ocean (and ice) state estimation for climate research: What are the needs? Oberwolfach Reports, 9, 3451-3454.
  • C. Hill, D. Ferreira, J. Campin, J. Marshall, R. Abernathey, and N. Barrier, 2012: Controlling spurious diapycnal mixing in eddy-resolving height-coordinate ocean models: Insights from virtual deliberate tracer release experiments, Ocean Modelling 45-46, 14-26.
  • S. Marcus, J. Dickey, I. Fukumori, and O. de Viron, 2012: Detection of the Earth rotation response to a rapid fluctuation of Southern Ocean circulation in November 2009. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, 10.1029/2011gl050671
  • J. Nastula, R. Gross, and D. Salstein, 2012: Oceanic excitation of polar motion: Identification of specific oceanic areas important for polar motion excitation. Journal of Geodynamics, 62, 16-23.
  • C. Piecuch and R. Ponte, 2012: Importance of Circulation Changes to Atlantic Heat Storage Rates on Seasonal and Interannual Time Scales. J. Climate, 25, 350-362.
  • C. Piecuch, and R. Ponte, 2012: Buoyancy-driven interannual sea level changes in the Southeast Tropical Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L05607.
  • R. Ponte 2012: An assessment of deep steric height variability over the global ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L04601.
  • A. Prowe, M. Pahlow, S. Dutkiewicz, M. Follows, and A. Oschlies, 2012: Top-down control of marine phytoplankton diversity in a global ecosystem model. Prog. Oceanogr., 101, 1-13.
  • J. Sanchez-Reales, M. Vigo, S. Jin, and B. Chao, 2012: Global Surface Geostrophic Ocean Currents Derived from Satellite Altimetry and GOCE Geoid. Marine Geodesy, 35, 175-189.
  • T. van Dam, X. Collilieux, J. Wuite, Z. Altamimi, and J. Ray, 2012: Nontidal ocean loading: amplitudes and potential effects in GPS height time series. Journal of Geodesy, 86, 1043-1057.
  • D. Volkov and V. Zlotnicki, 2012: Performance of GOCE and GRACE-derived mean dynamic topographies in resolving Antarctic Circumpolar Current fronts. Ocean Dynamics, 62, 893-905.
  • D. Volkov and M Pujol, 2012: Quality assessment of a satellite altimetry data product in the Nordic, Barents, and Kara Seas, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C03025.
  • A. Ward, S. Dutkiewicz, O. Jahn, and M. Follows, 2012: A size-structured food-web model for the global ocean. Limnology and Oceanography, 57, 1877-1891.
  • Y. Yan, D. Xu, Y. Qi, and Z. Gan, 2012: Observations of Freshening in the Northwest Pacific Subtropical Gyre near Luzon Strait. Atmosphere-Ocean, 50, 92-102.
  • L. Zanna, P. Heimbach, A. Moore, and E. Tziperman, 2012: Upper-ocean singular vectors of the North Atlantic climate with implications for linear predictability and variability. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 138, 500-513.

2011:

  • R. Abernathey, J. Marshall, and D. Ferreira, 2011: The dependence of Southern Ocean meridional overturning on wind stress. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 2261-2278.
  • A. Aretxabaleta and K. Smith, 2011: Analyzing state-dependent model-data comparison in multi-regime systems, Computational Geosciences, 15, 627-636.
  • C. Bizouard, F. Remus, S. Lambert, L. Seoane, and D. Gambis, 2011: The Earth's variable Chandler wobble, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 526, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201015894
  • S. Downes, A. Gnanadesikan, S. Griffies, and J. Sarmiento, 2011: Water Mass Exchange in the Southern Ocean in Coupled Climate Models, J Phys Oceanogr, 41, 1756-1771.
  • G. Forget, G. Maze, M. Buckley, and J. Marshall, 2011: Estimated Seasonal Cycle of North Atlantic Eighteen Degree Water Volume. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 269-286.
  • S. Gao, T. Qu, and I. Fukumori, 2011: Effects of mixing on the subduction of South Pacific waters identified by a simulated passive tracer and its adjoint. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans., 54, 45-54.
  • D. Halkides, T. Lee, and S. Kida, 2011: Mechanisms controlling the seasonal mixed-layer temperature and salinity of the Indonesian seas. Ocean Dynamics, 61, 481-495.
  • P. Heimbach, C. Wunsch, R. Ponte, G. Forget, C. Hill, and J. Utke, 2011: Timescales and Regions of the Sensitivity of Atlantic Meridional Volume and Heat Transport Magnitudes: Toward Observing System Design. Deep Sea Res. II, 58, 1858-1879.
  • S. Jin, L. Zhang, and B. Tapley, 2011: The understanding of length-of-day variations from satellite gravity and laser ranging measurements. Geophysical Journal International, 184, 651-660.
  • T. Ito, R. Hamme, and S. Emerson, 2011: Temporal and spatial variability of noble gas tracers in the North Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2010jc006828
  • C. Piecuch and R. Ponte, 2011: Mechanisms of interannual steric sea level variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L15605.
  • T. Qu, S. Gao, and I. Fukumori, 2011: What governs the North Atlantic salinity maximum in a global GCM? Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L07602.
  • K. Quinn and R. Ponte, 2011: Estimating high frequency ocean bottom pressure variability. Geophys Res Lett, 38, doi:10.1029/2010gl046537
  • P. Rampal, J. Weiss, C. Dubois, and J.-M. Campin 2011: IPCC climate models do not capture Arctic sea ice drift acceleration: Consequences in terms of projected sea ice thinning and decline, J. Geophys. Res., vol. 116, C00D07.
  • S. Williams and N. Penna, 2011: Non-tidal ocean loading effects on geodetic GPS heights. Geophys Res Lett, 38, doi:10.1029/2011gl046940
  • X. Wu, X. Collilieux, Z. Altamimi, B. Vermeersen, R. Gross, and I. Fukumori, 2011: Accuracy of the International Terrestrial Reference Frame origin and Earth expansion. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L13304.
  • Y. Xu, L. Fu, and R. Tulloch, 2011: The global characteristics of the wavenumber spectrum of ocean surface wind. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 1576-1582.
  • L. Zanna, P. Heimbach, A. Moore, and E. Tziperman, 2011: Optimal excitation of interannual Atlantic meridional overturning circulation variability. J. Climate, 24, 413-423.

2010:

  • J. Baehr, 2010: Influence of the 26 degrees N RAPID-MOCHA Array and Florida Current Cable Observations on the ECCO-GODAE State Estimate. J Phys Oceanogr, 40, 865-879.
  • J. Dickey, S. Marcus, and O. de Viron, 2010: Closure in the Earth's angular momentum budget observed from subseasonal periods down to four days: No core effects needed. Geophys Res Lett, 37, doi:10.1029/2009gl041118
  • E. Douglass, D. Roemmich, and D. Stammer, 2010: Interannual variability in North Pacific heat and freshwater budgets. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 57, 1127-1140.
  • B. Dushaw, W. Au, A. Beszczynska-M√∂ller, R. Brainard, B. Cornuelle, T. Duda, M. Dzieciuch, A. Forbes, L. Freitag, J. Gascard, A. Gavrilov, J. Gould, B. Howe, S. Jayne, O. Johannessen, J. Lynch, D. Martin, D. Menemenlis, P. Mikhalevsky, J. Miller, S. Moore, W. Munk, J. Nystuen, R. Odom, J. Orcutt, T. Rossby, H. Sagen, S. Sandven, J. Simmen, E. Skarsoulis, B. Southall, K. Stafford, R. Stephen, K. Vigness-Raposa, S. Vinogradov, K. Wong, P. Worcester, and C. Wunsch, 2010: A global ocean acoustic observing network. Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2).
  • R. Ferrari and C. Wunsch, 2010: The distribution of eddy kinetic and potential energies in the global ocean. Tellus, 62A, 92-108.
  • P. Heimbach, G. Forget, R. Ponte, and C. Wunsch (lead authors), 2010: Observational Requirements for global-scale ocean climate analysis: Lessons from ocean state estimation. Community White Paper in Proceedings of OceanObs09: sustained ocean observations and information for society, ESA publication WPP-306, doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.42.
  • I. Hoteit, B. Cornuelle, and P. Heimbach, 2010: An Eddy-Permitting, Dynamically Consistent Adjoint-Based Assimilation System for the Tropical Pacific: Hindcast Experiments in 2000. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C03001.
  • S. Jin, D. Chambers, and B. Tapley, 2010: Hydrological and oceanic effects on polar motion from GRACE and models. J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi:10.1029/2009jb006635.
  • T. Lee, T. Awaji, M. Balmaseda, N. Ferry, Y. Fuji, I. Fukumori, B. Giese, P. Heimbach, A. Kohl, S. Masina, E. Remy, A. Rosati, M. Schodlok, D. Stammer, and A. Weaver, 2010: Consistency and fidelity of Indonesian-throughflow total volume transport estimated by 14 ocean data assimilation products. Dyn. Atmos. Ocean, 50, 201-223.
  • T. Lee, D. Stammer, T. Awaji, M. Balmaseda, D. Behringer, J. Carton, N. Ferry, A. Fischer, I. Fukumori, B. Giese, K. Haines, E. Harrison, P. Heimbach, M. Kamachi, C. Keppenne, A. Kohl, S. Masina, D. Menemenlis, R. Ponte, E. Remy, M. Rienecker, A. Rosati, J. Schroeter, D. Smith, A. Weaver, C. Wunsch and Y. Xue,2010: Ocean state estimation for climate research. Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2).
  • M. Mazloff, P. Heimbach, and C. Wunsch, 2010: An Eddy-Permitting Southern Ocean State Estimate. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 880-899.
  • T. Qu, S. Gao, I. Fukumori, R. Fine, and E. Lindstrom, 2010: The obduction of Equatorial 13°C Water in the Pacific identified by a simulated passive tracer. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 2282- 2297.
  • D. Stammer, A. Kohl, T. Awaji, M. Balmaseda, D. Behringer, J. Carton, N. Ferry, A. Fischer, I. Fukumori, B. Giese, K. Haines, E. Harrison, P. Heimbach, M. Kamachi, C. Keppenne, T. Lee, S. Masina, D. Menemenlis, R. Ponte, E. Remy, M. Rienecker, A. Rosati, J. Schroter, D. Smith, A. Weaver, C. Wunsch and Y. Xue ,2010: Ocean Information Provided Through Ensemble Ocean Syntheses. Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2).
  • M. Tamisiea, E. Hill, R. Ponte, J. Davis, I. Velicogna, and N. Vinogradova, 2010: Impact of self-attraction and loading on the annual cycle in sea level. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C07004.
  • N. Vinogradova, R. Ponte, M. Tamisiea, J. Davis, and E. Hill, 2010: Effects of self-attraction and loading on annual variations of ocean bottom pressure. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C06025, doi:10.1029/2009JC005783
  • W. Wang, A. Kohl, and D. Stammer, 2010: Estimates of global ocean volume transports during 1960 through 2001. Geophys Res Lett, 37, doi:10.1029/2010gl043949
  • C. Wunsch, 2010: Variability of the Indo-Pacific Ocean exchanges. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 50, 157-173.
  • C. Wunsch, 2010: Towards A Mid-Latitude Ocean Frequency-Wavenumber Spectral Density and Trend Determination. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 2264-2281.
  • C. Wunsch, 2010: Observational network design for climate. Plenary paper in Proceedings of OceanObs'09: sustained ocean observations and information for society, ESA publication WPP-306, doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.pp.41.
  • L. Zanna, P. Heimbach, A. Moore, and E. Tziperman, 2010: Optimal growth of Atlantic SST anomalies in an idealized ocean GCM. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 983-1003, doi:10.1175/2009JPO4196.1.

2009:

  • J. Baehr, S. Cunningham, H. Haak, P. Heimbach, T. Kanzow, and J. Marotzke, 2009: Observed and simulated daily variability of the meridional overturning circulation at 26.5N in the Atlantic. Ocean Sci. 5, 575-589.
  • J. Cummings, L. Bertino, P. Brasseur, I. Fukumori, M. Kamachi, M. J. Martin, K. Mogensen, P. Oke, C. E. Testut, J. Verron, and A. Weaver, 2009: Ocean data assimilation systems for GODAE. Oceanography, 22, 96-109.
  • E. Douglass, D. Roemmich, and D. Stammer, 2009: Data Sensitivity of the ECCO State Estimate in a Regional Setting. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 26, 2420-2443.
  • R. Ferrari, and C. Wunsch, 2009: Ocean Circulation Kinetic Energy: Reservoirs, Sources, and Sinks. Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech., 31, 253-282.
  • N. Gruber, M. Gloor, S. Fletcher, S. Doney, S. Dutkiewicz, M. Follows, M. Gerber, A. Jacobson, F. Joos, K. Lindsay, D. Menemenlis, A. Mouchet, S. Müller, J. Sarmiento, and T. Takahashi, 2009: Oceanic sources, sinks, and transport of atmospheric CO2. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 23, GB1005.
  • P. Heimbach and V. Bugnion, 2009: Greenland ice sheet volume sensitivity to basal, surface, and initial conditions, derived from an adjoint model. Annals of Glaciology 50(52), 76-80.
  • C. Kroner, M. Thomas, H. Dobslaw, M. Abe, and A. Weise, 2009: Seasonal effects of non-tidal oceanic mass shifts in observations with superconducting gravimeters. Journal of Geodynamics, 48, 354-359.
  • G. Maze, G. Forget, M. Buckley and J. Marshall, 2009: Using transformation and formation maps to study water mass transformation: a case study of North Atlantic Eighteen Degree water. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39(8), 1818-1835, doi:10.1175/2009JPO3985.1
  • R. Ponte, 2009. Rate of work done by atmospheric pressure on the ocean general circulation and tides, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39, 458-464.
  • T. Qu, S. Gao, I. Fukumori, R. A. Fine, and E. J. Lindstrom, 2009: Origin and pathway of Equatorial 13°C Water in the Pacific identified by a simulated passive tracer and its adjoint, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 1836-1853.
  • G. Sannino, M. Herrmann, A. Carillo, V. Rupolo, V. Ruggiero, V. Artale and P. Heimbach, 2009: An eddy-permitting model of the Mediterranean Sea with a two-way grid refinement at Gibraltar. Ocean Modelling, 30, 56-72.
  • J. Utke, L. Harscoet, P. Heimbach, C. Hill, P. Hovland and U. Naumann, 2009: Toward adjointable MPI. Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Scientific and Engineering, PDSEC-09, Rome, Italy, pp. 1-8.
  • P. van der Werf, M. Schouten, P. van Leeuwen, H. Ridderinkhof, and W. de Ruijter, 2009: Observation and origin of an interannual salinity anomaly in the Mozambique Channel, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C03017.
  • C. Wunsch, 2009: The Oceanic Variability Spectrum and Transport Trends. Atmosphere-Ocean, 47(4), 281-291, doi:10.3137/OC310.2009.
  • C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2009: The globally integrated ocean circulation (MOC), 1992-2006: seasonal and decadal variability. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 351-368, doi:10.1175/2008JPO4012.1.

2008:

  • C. Cabanes, T. Lee, and L. Fu, 2008: Mechanisms of interannual variations of the meridional overturning circulation of the North Atlantic Ocean. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38, 467-480.
  • G. Danabasoglu, R. Ferrari, and J. McWilliams, 2008: Sensitivity of an ocean general circulation model to a parameterization of near-surface eddy fluxes. J. Climate, 21, 1192-1208.
  • G. Forget, B. Ferron, and H. Mercier, 2008: Combining ARGO profiles with a general circulation model in the North Atlantic. Part 1: Estimation of hydrographic and circulation anomalies from synthetic profiles, over a year. Ocean Modelling, 20, 1-16.
  • G. Forget, H. Mercier and B. Ferron, 2008: Combining ARGO profiles with a general circulation model in the North Atlantic. Part 2: Realistic transports and improved hydrography, between spring 2002 and spring 2003. Ocean Modelling, 20, 17-34.
  • I. Hoteit, B. Cornuelle, V. Thierry, and D. Stammer, 2008: Impact of resolution and optimized ECCO forcing on Simulations of the tropical pacific. J Atmos Ocean Tech, 25, 131-147.
  • S. Kim and I. Fukumori, 2008: A near uniform basin-wide sea level fluctuation over the Japan/East Sea: A semi-enclosed sea with multiple straits. J. Geophys. Res., 113, C06031.
  • A. Kohl and D. Stammer, 2008: Decadal sea level changes in the 50-year GECCO ocean synthesis. Journal of Climate, 21, 1876-1890.
  • A. Kohl and D. Stammer, 2008: Variability of the meridional overturning in the North Atlantic from the 50-year GECCO state estimation. J Phys Oceanogr, 38, 1913-1930.
  • C. Kuo, C. Shum, J. Guo, Y. Yi, A. Braun, I. Fukumori, K. Matsumoto, T. Sato, and K. Shibuya, 2008: Southern Ocean Mass Variation Studies Using GRACE and Satellite Altimetry. Earth, Planets, and Space, 60, 477-485.
  • M. Losch, 2008: Modeling ice shelf cavities in a z coordinate ocean general circulation model. J. Geophys. Res., 113, C08043.
  • K. Quinn and R.M. Ponte, 2008. Estimating weights for the use of time-dependent GRACE data in constraining ocean models, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C12013.
  • F. Schott, L. Stramma, W. Wang, B. Giese, and R. Zantopp, 2008: Pacific Subtropical Cell variability in the SODA 2.0.2/3 assimilation. Geophys Res Lett, 35, doi:10.1029/2008gl033757
  • D. Stammer, S. Park, A. Kohl, R. Lukas, and F. Santiago-Mandujano, 2008: Causes for large-scale hydrographic changes at the Hawaii Ocean time series station. J Phys Oceanogr, 38, 1931-1948.
  • J. Utke, U. Naumann, M. Fagan, N. Thallent, M. Strout, P. Heimbach, C. Hill, and C. Wunsch, 2008: OpenAD/F: A modular, open-source tool for automatic differentiation of Fortran codes. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 34, doi:10.1145/1377596.1377598
  • S. Vinogradov, R. Ponte, P. Heimbach, and C. Wunsch, 2008: The mean seasonal cycle in sea level estimated from a data-constrained general circulation model. J. Geophys. Res., 113, C03032.
  • C. Wunsch, 2008: Mass transport variability in an eddy-filled ocean. Nature Geoscience, 1, 165-168.
  • C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2008: How Long to Oceanic Tracer and Proxy Equilibrium? Quaternary Science Reviews, 27, 637-651.
  • C. Wunsch and P. Heimbach, 2008: Reply to Saunders et al.s Comments on Decadal changes in the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation and heat flux. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38, 2108-2110.

2007:

  • L. Fenoglio-Marc, J. Kusche, M. Becker, and I. Fukumori, 2007: Comment on “On the steric and mass-induced contributions to the annual sea level variations in the Mediterranean Sea” by David Garcia et al. J. Geophys. Res., 112, C1208.
  • P. Heimbach and C. Wunsch, 2007: Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean - The ECCO Consortia. U.S. CLIVAR Variations, 5, 1-5.
  • E. Johnson, F. Bonjean, G. Lagerloef, J. Gunn, and G. Mitchum, 2007: Validation and error analysis of OSCAR sea surface currents. J Atmos Ocean Tech, 24, 688-701.
  • S. Kim, T. Lee, and I. Fukumori, 2007: Mechanisms controlling the interannual variation of mixed layer temperature averaged over the NINO3 region. J. Climate, 20, 3822-3843.
  • A. Kohl, D. Stammer, and B. Cornuelle, 2007: Interannual to decadal changes in the ECCO global synthesis. J Phys Oceanogr, 37, 313-337.
  • J. Ma, Y. Zhou, D. Liao, and J. Chen, 2007: Excitation of annual polar motion by the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 7, 831-838.
  • F. Schott, W. Wang, and D. Stammer, 2007: Variability of Pacific subtropical cells in the 50-year ECCO assimilation. Geophys Res Lett, 34, doi:10.1029/2006gl028478
  • C. Wunsch, 2007: The Past and Future Ocean Circulation from a Contemporary Perspective. in Ocean Circulation: Mechanisms and Impacts. AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol. 173, pp. 53-74.
  • V. Zlotnicki, J. Wahr, I. Fukumori, and Y. Song, 2007: Antarctic circumpolar current transport variability during 2003-05 from GRACE. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 230-244.


2006:

  • V. Bugnion, C. Hill, and P. Stone, 2006: An adjoint analysis of the meridional overturning circulation in an ocean model. J. Climate, 19, 3732-3750.
  • E. Douglass, D. Roemmich, and D. Stammer, 2006: Interannual variability in northeast pacific circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:111 10.1029/2005jc003015
  • D. Ellsworth, B. Green, C. Henze, P. Moran, and T. Sandstrom, 2006: Concurrent Visualization in a Production Supercomputing Environment. IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12, 997-1004.
  • I. Fukumori, 2006: What is data assimilation really solving, and how is the calculation actually done? in “Ocean Weather Forecasting: An Integrated View of Oceanography”, E. P. Chasignet and J.Verron, Eds., Springer, 578pp.
  • S. Kim, I. Fukumori, and T. Lee, 2006: The closure of ocean mixed layer temperature budget using level-coordinate model fields. J. Atmos. Oceanic. Tech., 23, 840-853.
  • C. Manoj, A. Kuvshinov, S. Maus, and H. Luhr, 2006: Ocean circulation generated magnetic signals. Earth Planets Space, 58, 429-437.
  • K. Matsumoto, T. Sato, H. Fujimoto, Y. Tamura, M. Nishino, R. Hino, T. Higashi, and T. Kanazawa, 2006: Ocean bottom pressure observation off Sanriku and comparison with ocean tide models, altimetry, and barotropic signals from ocean models. Geophys Res Lett, 33, doi:10.1029/2006gl026706
  • U. Naumann, J. Utke, P. Heimbach, C. Hill, D. Ozyurt, C. Wunsch, M. Fagan, N. Tallent and M. Strout, 2006: Adjoint code by source transformation with OpenAD/F. In: European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics ECCOMAS CFD 2006 Eds: P. Wesseling, E. Onate and J. Periaux. Delft, The Netherlands.
  • H. Takiguchi, T. Otsubo, and Y. Fukuda, 2006: Mass-redistribution-induced crustal deformation of global satellite laser ranging stations due to non-tidal ocean and land water circulation, Earth Planets Space, 58, E13-E16.
  • B. Thompson, C. Gnanaseelan, and P. Salvekar, 2006: Variability in the Indian Ocean circulation and salinity and its impact on SST anomalies during dipole events Journal of Marine Research, 64, 853-880.
  • X. Wu, M. Heflin, E. Ivins, and I. Fukumori, 2006: Seasonal and interannual global surface mass variations from multisatellite geodetic data. J. Geophys. Res., 111, B09401.
  • C. Wunsch, 2006: Discrete Inverse and State Estimation Problems: With Geophysical Fluid Applications. 384p. Cambridge University Press.
  • M. Zhong, H. Yan, X. Wu, J. Duan, and Y. Zhu, 2006: Non-tidal oceanic contribution to polar wobble estimated from two oceanic assimilation data sets. Journal of Geodynamics, 41, 147-154.


2005:

  • Y. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Liao, and C. Wilson, 2005: Oceanic excitations on polar motion: a cross comparison among models, Geophysical Journal International, 162, 390-398.


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