SOCCOM Publications

SOCCOM Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

SOCCOM authors should acknowledge NSF support - sample text for acknowledging SOCCOM funding and data sources is here.


  1. Vertical structure in phytoplankton growth and productivity inferred from Biogeochemical-Argo floats and the Carbon-based Productivity Model
    Arteaga, L. A.,  M.J. Behrenfeld, E. Boss, &  T.K. Westberry (2022). Global Biogeochemical Cycles,  36, e2022GB007389. DOI:10.1029/2022GB007389

  2. Impact of downward longwave radiative deficits on Antarctic sea-ice extent predictability during the sea ice growth period
    Cerovecki, I., Sun, R., Bromwich, D. H., Zou, X., Mazloff, M. R., & Wang, S. H. 2022. Environmental Research Letters  (In Press)

  3. The deep ocean's carbon exhaust
    Chen, H., F.A. Haumann, L.D. Talley, K.S. Johnson, J. Sarmiento, (2022). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 36. DOI:10.1029/2021GB007156 

  4. Sub-seasonal forcing drives year-to-year variations of Southern Ocean primary productivity
    Prend, C.J., M.G. Keerthi, M. Lévy, O. Aumont, S.T. Gille and L.D. Talley. (2022). Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 36  (7). DOI:10.1029/2022GB007329

  5. Importance of the Antarctic Slope Current in the Southern Ocean response to ice sheet melt and wind stress change
    Beadling, R. L., J.P. Krasting, S.M. Griffies, W.J. Hurlin, B. Bronselaer, J.L. Russell et al. (2022).  Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2021JC017608. DOI:10.1029/2021JC017608

  6. Trophic level decoupling drives future changes in phytoplankton bloom phenology. 
    Yamaguchi, R., K.B. Rodgers, A. Timmermann et al. (2022). Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 469–476. DOI:10.1038/s41558-022-01353-1

  7. Attribution of space-time variability in global-ocean dissolved inorganic carbon
    Carroll, D., D. Menemenlis, S. Dutkiewicz, J.M. Lauderdale, J.F. Adkins, K.W. Bowman et al. (2022). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 36, e2021GB007162. DOI: 10.1029/2021GB007162

  8. Subtropical contribution to Sub-Antarctic Mode Waters
    Castro, B. F., Mazloff, M., Williams, R. G., & Naveira Garabato, A. C. (2022). Geophysical Research Letters, 49, e2021GL097560. DOI: 10.1029/2021GL097560

  9. Tracer and observationally derived constraints on diapycnal diffusivities in an ocean state estimate
    Trossman, D. S., Whalen, C. B., Haine, T. W. N., Waterhouse, A. F., Nguyen, A. T., Bigdeli, A., Mazloff, M., and Heimbach, P. (2022). Ocean Sci., 18, 729–759.  DOI: 10.5194/os-18-729-2022

  10. Controls on the boundary between thermally and non-thermally driven pCO2 regimes in the South Pacific.
    Prend, C.J., J.M. Hunt, M.R. Mazloff, S.T. Gille, and L.D. Talley (2022). Geophys. Res. Lett., DOI: 10.1029/2021GL095797

  11. Freshwater input and vertical mixing in the Canada Basin's seasonal halocline: 1975 versus 2006-2012
    Rosenblum, E., J. Stroeve, S. T. Gille, L. B. Tremblay, C. Lique, R. Fajber, R. Galley, D. G. Barber, T. Loureiro, and J. V. Lukovich (2022). J. Phys. Oceanogr., DOI:10.1175/JPO-D-21-0116.1


  1. Surface salinity under transitioning ice cover in the Canada Basin: Climate model biases linked to vertical distribution of fresh water
    Rosenblum, E., Fajber, R., Stroeve, J. C., Gille, S. T., Tremblay, L. B., & Carmack, E. C. (2021). Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094739. DOI:10.1029/2021GL094739

  2. The Role of Continental Topography in the Present-Day Ocean’s Mean Climate
    Stouffer, R.J., J.L. Russell, R.L. Beadling, A.J. Broccoli, J.P. Krasting, S. Malyshev and Z. Naiman (2021). J. Climate.  DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0690.1

  3. Ocean warming and accelerating Southern Ocean zonal flow
    Shi, JR., Talley, L.D., Xie, SP. Peng, Q., Liu, W.  (2021). Nat. Clim. Chang. DOI:10.1038/s41558-021-01212-5

  4. Seasonal Modulation of Dissolved Oxygen in the Equatorial Pacific by Tropical Instability Vortices
    Eddebbar, Y. A., Subramanian, A. C., Whitt, D. B., Long, M. C., Verdy, A., Mazloff, M. R., & Merrifield, M. A. (2021). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126, e2021JC017567. DOI:

  5. Southern Ocean [in "State of the Climate in 2020"]
    Tamsitt, V., S. Bushinsky, Z. Li, M. du Plessis, A. Foppert, S. Gille, S. Rintoul, E. Shadwick, A. Silvano, A. Sutton, S. Swart, B. Tilbrook, and N. L. Williams, 2021. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102 (8), S341-S345, DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0081.1

  6. Investigating predictability of DIC and SST in the Argentine Basin through wind stress perturbation experiments.
    Swierczek, S., Mazloff, M. R., & Russell, J. L. (2021). Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095504. DOI:10.1029/2021GL095504

  7. Constraint on net primary productivity of the global ocean by Argo oxygen measurements
    Johnson, K.S. and M.B. Bif (2021).  Nature Geoscience. DOI:10.1038/s41561-021-00807-z

  8. Demons in the North Atlantic: Variability of deep ocean ventilation
    MacGilchrist, G. A., Johnson, H. L., Lique, C., & Marshall, D. P. (2021).  Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL092340. DOI:10.1029/2020GL092340

  9. Untangling local and remote influences in two major petrel habitats in the oligotrophic Southern Ocean
    Jones, D. C., F.R. Ceia, E. Murphy, K. Delord, R.W. Furness, A. Verdy, M. Mazloff, R.A. Phillips, P.M. Sagar, J.-B. Sallée, B. Schreiber,D.R. Thompson, L.G. Torres, P.J. Underwood, H. Weimerskirch, and J.C. Xavier (2021). Global Change Biology, 27, 5773– 5785. DOI:10.1111/gcb.15839

  10. Delayed-Mode Quality Control of Oxygen, Nitrate, and pH Data on SOCCOM Biogeochemical Profiling Floats
    Maurer, T.L., J.N. Plant and K.S. Johnson (2021). Front. Mar. Sci. 8:683207. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.683207

  11. The impact of Southern Ocean Ekman pumping, heat and freshwater flux variability on intermediate and mode water export in CMIP models: Present and future scenarios
    Almeida, L., M.R. Mazloff and M.M. Mata (2021).  Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126, e2021JC017173. DOI:10.1029/2021JC017173

  12. The effect of resolution on vertical heat and carbon transports in a regional ocean circulation model of the Argentine Basin
    Swierczek, S., M.R. Mazloff, M. Morzfeld, M., and J.L. Russell (2021).  Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126, e2021JC017235. DOI:10.1029/2021JC017235

  13. Seasonal Prediction and Predictability of Regional Antarctic Sea Ice
    Bushuk, M., Winton, M., Haumann, F. A., Delworth, T., Lu, F., Zhang, Y., Jia, L., Zhang, L., Cooke, W., Harrison, M., Hurlin, B., Johnson, N. C., Kapnick, S. B., McHugh, C., Murakami, H., Rosati, A., Tseng, K., Wittenberg, A. T., Yang, X., & Zeng, F.  (2021) J. Climate, 34(15), 6207-6233, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0965.1

  14. Quantifying errors in observationally‐based estimates of ocean carbon sink variability
    Gloege, L., McKinley, G. A., Landschützer, P., Fay, A. R., Frölicher, T. L., Fyfe, J. C., Ilyina, T., Jones, S., Lovenduski, N. S., Rodgers, K. B., Schlunegger, S., Takano, Y. (2021). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 35, e2020GB006788. DOI:10.1029/2020GB006788

  15. Time-varying empirical probability densities of Southern Ocean surface winds: Linking the Leading mode to SAM, and Quantifying Wind Product Differences
    Hell, M. C., B. D. Cornuelle, S. T. Gille, and N. J. Lutsko, (2021). J. Climate, 34(13), 5497–5522 DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0629.1

  16. On the role of the Antarctic Slope Front on the occurrence of the Weddell Sea polynya under climate change
    Lockwood, J. W., C. O. Dufour, S. M. Griffies, and M. Winton (2021). J. Climate,  1-56, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0069.1

  17. Evaluation of sea-ice thickness from four reanalyses in the Antarctic Weddell Sea
    Shi, Q., Q. Yang, L. Mu, J. Wang, F. Massonnet and M.R. Mazloff (2021). The Cryosphere, 15, 31–47, DOI:10.5194/tc-15-31-2021

  18. Mixing in the Southern Ocean
    Gille, S. T, K. L. Sheen, S. Swart, and A. F. Thompson (2021). in M. Meredith and A. Naveira Garabato (eds.) Ocean Mixing: Drivers, Mechanisms and Impacts, Elsevier.


  1. Resolving and Parameterising the Ocean Mesoscale in Earth System Models
    Hewitt, H.T., Roberts, M., Mathiot, P. et al. (2020). Curr Clim Change Rep 6, 137–152.  DOI:10.1007/s40641-020-00164-w

  2. ESMValTool (v2.0) – Part 2: an extended set of large-scale diagnostics for quasi-operational and comprehensive evaluation of Earth system models in CMIP6
    Eyring, V., L. Bock, A. Lauer, M. Righi, M. Schlund, B. Andela, E. Arnone, … J.L. Russell, … and K. Zimmermann (2020). Geoscientific Model Development, 13, 3383–3438.  DOI:10.5194/gmd-2019-291

  3. Variability of the Oceans
    Yu, J.-Y., E. Campos, Y. Du, T. Eldevik, S. T. Gille, T. Losada, M. J. McPhaden, and L. H. Semdsrud, (2020). In C. R. Mechoso (ed.) Interacting Climates of Ocean Basins, Cambridge University Press. ISBN:9781108492706

  4. The large-scale vorticity balance of the Antarctic continental margin in a fine-resolution global simulation
    Palóczy, A., J. L. McClean, S. T. Gille, and H. Wang, (2020). J. Phys. Oceanogr., 50, 2173-2188, DOI:10.1175/JPO-D-19-0307.1

  5. Optimizing mooring placement to constrain Southern Ocean air-sea fluxes
    Wei, Y., S. T. Gille, M. R. Mazloff, V. Tamsitt, S. Swart, D. Chen, and L. Newman, (2020).
    J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 37, 1365-1385, DOI:10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0203.1

  6. Mooring Observations of Air–Sea Heat Fluxes in Two Subantarctic Mode Water Formation Regions
    Tamsitt, V., I. Cerovečki, S. A. Josey, S. T. Gille, and E. Schulz, (2020).  J. Climate, 33, 2757-2777, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0653.1

  7. Estimating Southern Ocean storm positions with seismic observations
    Hell, M. C., S. T. Gille, B. D. Cornuelle, A. J. Miller, P. D. Bromirski, and A. D. Crawford, (2020).
    J. Geophys. Res - Oceans., 125, e2019JC015898, DOI:10.1029/2019JC015898

  8. FluxSat: Measuring the ocean-atmosphere turbulent exchange of heat and moisture from space
    Gentemann, C., C. A. Clayson, S. Brown, T. Lee, R. Parfitt, J. T. Farrar, M. Bourassa, P. J. Minnett, H. Seo, S. T. Gille, and V. Zlotnicki, (2020). Remote Sensing, 12, 1796, DOI:10.3390/rs12111796

  9. Self‐shading and meltwater spreading control the transition from light to iron limitation in an Antarctic coastal polynya
    Twelves, A. G., D.N. Goldberg, S.F. Henley, M.R. Mazloff & D.C. Jones (2020). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2020JC016636. DOI:10.1029/2020JC016636

  10. Recent recovery of Antarctic Bottom Water formation in the Ross Sea driven by climate anomalies Silvano, A., Foppert, A., Rintoul, S.R. et al. (2020). Nat. Geosci. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-020-00655-3

  11. Seasonal modulation of phytoplankton biomass in the Southern Ocean
    Arteaga, L.A., E. Boss, M.J. Behrenfeld et al. (2020). Nat Commun 11, 5364. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19157-2

  12. Eddy‐induced acceleration of Argo floats
    Wang, T., S.T. Gille, M.R. Mazloff, N.V. Zilberman, & Y. Du (2020). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC016042. DOI: 10.1029/2019JC016042

  13. Supercooled Southern Ocean Water
    Haumann, F.A., R. Moorman, S. Riser, L. H. Smedsrud, T. Maksym, A. P. S. Wong, E. A. Wilson, R. Drucker. L. D. Talley, K. S. Johnson, R. M. Key, J. L. Sarmiento (2020).  Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL090242. DOI:10.1029/2020GL090242

  14. Time of Emergence and Large Ensemble Intercomparison for Ocean Biogeochemical Trends
    Schlunegger, S., K.B. Rodgers, J.L. Sarmiento, J.L., Ilyina, T., Dunne, J.P., Takano, Y., Christian, J.R., Long, M.C., Frölicher, T.L., Slater, R. and Lehner, F. (2020). Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 34: e2019GB006453. DOI:10.1029/2019GB006453

  15. Detecting mesopelagic organisms using biogeochemical‐Argo floats
    Haëntjens, N., Della Penna, A., Briggs, N., Karp‐Boss, L., Gaube, P., Claustre, H., & Boss, E. (2020).  Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2019GL086088. DOI:10.1029/2019GL086088

  16. Southern Ocean carbon export efficiency in relation to temperature and primary productivity
    Fan, G., Z. Han, W. Ma, S. Chen, F. Chai, M.R. Mazloff, J. Pan, and H. Zhang (2020). Sci Rep 10, 13494. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-70417-z

  17. Biogeochemical Argo [in “State of the Climate in 2019"]
    Johnson, K.S., M.B. Bif, S.M. Bushinsky, A.J. Fassbender, and Y. Takeshita (2020). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101 (8), S167–S169. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0105.1

  18. Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2019”]
    Queste, B. Y., E. P. Abrahamsen, M. D. du Plessis, S. T. Gille, L. Gregor, M. R. Mazloff, A. Narayanan, F. Roquet, and S. Swart (2020). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101 (8), S307–S309. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0090.1

  19. Effects of Buoyancy and Wind Forcing on Southern Ocean Climate Change
    Shi, J.-R, L.D. Talley, S.-P. Xie, W. Liu, S.T. Gille (2020). J. Climate, 33(23), 10003-10020. DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0877.1

  20. Monitoring ocean biogeochemistry with autonomous platforms
    Chai, F., K.S. Johnson, H. Claustre et al. (2020). Nat Rev Earth Environ.  DOI: 10.1038/s43017-020-0053-y

  21. Representation of Southern Ocean properties across Coupled Model Intercomparison Project generations: CMIP3 to CMIP6
    Beadling, R.L., J.L. Russell, R.J. Stouffer, M. Mazloff, L.D. Talley, P.J. Goodman, J.B. Sallée, H.T. Hewitt, P. Hyder, and A. Pandde (2020). J. Climate, 33(15), 6555–6581. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0970.1

  22. Impacts of ice-shelf melting on water mass transformation in the Southern Ocean from E3SM simulations
    Jeong, H., X.S. Asay-Davis, A.K. Turner, D.S. Comeau, S.F. Price, R.P. Abernathey, M. Veneziani, M.R. Petersen, M.J. Hoffman, M.R. Mazloff, and T.D. Ringler (2020).  J. Climate, 33(13), 5787–5807..  DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0683.1

  23. Weddell Sea phytoplankton blooms modulated by sea ice variability and polynya formation
    von Berg, L., C. J. Prend, E. C. Campbell, M. R. Mazloff, L. D. Talley, and S. T. Gille (2020). Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087954. DOI:10.1029/2020GL087954

  24. Sea‐ice induced Southern Ocean subsurface warming and surface cooling in a warming climate
    Haumann, F. A.,  N. Gruber, & M. Münnich (2020). AGU Advances, 1, e2019AV000132. DOI:10.1029/2019AV000132

  25. Water mass and biogeochemical variability in the Kerguelen sector of the Southern Ocean: A machine learning approach for a mixing hot spot
    Rosso, I., M. R. Mazloff, L.D. Talley, S.G. Purkey, N.M. Freeman & G. Maze ( 2020). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015877. DOI:10.1029/2019JC015877

  26. Using a regional ocean model to understand the structure and variability of acoustic arrivals in Fram Strait
    Geyer, F., H. Sagen, B. Cornuelle, M.R. Mazloff, and H.J. Vazquez (2020). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147, 1042. DOI: 10.1121/10.0000513

  27. The Importance of Remote Forcing for Regional Modeling of Internal Waves
    Mazloff, M. R., B. Cornuelle, S.T. Gille & J. Wang ( 2020). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125. DOI:10.1029/2019JC015623

  28. Observing the Global Ocean with Biogeochemical-Argo
    Claustre, H., K.S. Johnson, Y. Takeshita (2020).  Annual Review of Marine Science 12:1, 23-48. DOI:10.1146/annurev-marine-010419-010956

  29. Importance of wind and meltwater for observed chemical and physical changes in the Southern Ocean
    Bronselaer, B., Russell, J.L., Winton, M. et al. Nat. Geosci. 13, 35–42 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41561-019-0502-8


  1. Taking climate model evaluation to the next level
    Eyring, V., P. Cox, G. Flato, P. Gleckler, G. Abramowitz, P. Caldwell, W. Collins, B. Gier, A. Hall, F. Hoffman, G. Hurtt, A. Jahn, C. Jones, S. Klein, J. Krasting, L. Kwiatkowski, R. Lorenz, E. Maloney, G. Meehl, A. Pendergrass, R. Pincus, A. Ruane, J.L. Russell, B. Sanderson, B. Santer, S. Sherwood, I. Simpson, R. Stouffer and M. Williamson (2019). Nature Climate Change, 9, 102–110. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-018-0355-y  

  2. Assessing the quality of Southern Ocean circulation in CMIP5 AOGCM and Earth System Model simulations
    Beadling, R.L., J.L. Russell, R.J. Stouffer, P.J. Goodman and M. Mazloff (2019). J. Climate, 32, 5915-5940.  DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0263.1

  3. Current Systems in the Southern Ocean
    Gille, S. T., and A. L. Gordon (2019). In J. K. Cochran, J. H. Bokuniewicz, and L. P. Yager (eds.) Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 3rd Edition, vol.[3], pp. 228-235. Oxford: Elsevier.

  4. Reassessing Southern Ocean air‐sea CO2 flux estimates with the addition of biogeochemical float observations
    Bushinsky, S. M., P. Landschützer, C. Rödenbeck, A.R. Gray, D. Baker, M.R. Mazloff et al. (2019). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 1370– 1388. DOI:10.1029/2019GB006176

  5. Temporal and Spatial Scales of Correlation in Marine Phytoplankton Communities
    Kuhn, A. M., S. Dutkiewicz, O. Jahn, S. Clayton, T.A. Rynearson, M.R. Mazloff, & A.D. Barton (2019). Temporal and spatial scales of correlation in marine phytoplankton communities. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 9417– 9438. DOI:10.1029/2019JC015331

  6. Identifying ocean swell generation events from Ross Ice Shelf seismic data
    Hell, M. C., B. D. Cornuelle, S. T. Gille, A. J. Miller, and P. D. Bromirski (accepted). J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 36, 2171-2189, DOI:10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0093.1

  7. Water mass characteristics of the Antarctic margins and the production and seasonality of Dense Shelf Water
    Narayanan, A., S. T. Gille, M. R. Mazloff, K. Murali (2019). J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, 124, 9277– 9294. DOI:10.1029/2018JC014907

  8. A BGC-Argo Guide: Planning, Deployment, Data Handling and Usage
    Bittig H.C., T. L. Maurer, J.N. Plant, C. Schmechtig, A.P.S. Wong, H. Claustre, T.W. Trull, T.V.S.U. Bhaskar, E. Boss, G. Dall’Olmo, E. Organelli, A. Poteau, K.S. Johnson, C. Hanstein, E. Leymarie, S. Le Reste, S.C. Riser, R.A. Rupan, V. Taillandier, V. Thierry, X. Xing (2019). Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, p. 502. DOI:10.3389/fmars.2019.00502   

  9. On the Future of Argo: A Global, Full-Depth, Multi-Disciplinary Array
    Roemmich D, Alford MH, Claustre H, Johnson K, King B, Moum J, Oke P, Owens WB, Pouliquen S, Purkey S, Scanderbeg M, Suga T, Wijffels S, Zilberman N, Bakker D, Baringer M, Belbeoch M, Bittig HC, Boss E, Calil P, Carse F, Carval T, Chai F, Conchubhair DÓ, d’Ortenzio F, Dall’Olmo G, Desbruyeres D, Fennel K, Fer I, Ferrari R, Forget G, Freeland H, Fujiki T, Gehlen M, Greenan B, Hallberg R, Hibiya T, Hosoda S, Jayne S, Jochum M, Johnson GC, Kang K, Kolodziejczyk N, Körtzinger A, Le Traon P-Y, Lenn Y-D, Maze G, Mork KA, Morris T, Nagai T, Nash J, Naveira Garabato A, Olsen A, Pattabhi RR, Prakash S, Riser S, Schmechtig C, Schmid C, Shroyer E, Sterl A, Sutton P, Talley L, Tanhua T, Thierry V, Thomalla S, Toole J, Troisi A, Trull TW, Turton J, Velez-Belchi PJ, Walczowski W, Wang H, Wanninkhof R, Waterhouse AF, Waterman S, Watson A, Wilson C, Wong APS, Xu J and Yasuda I (2019) . Front. Mar. Sci., 6:439. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00439

  10. The Global Ocean Ship-Based Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP): A Platform for Integrated Multidisciplinary Ocean Science
    Sloyan BM, Wanninkhof R, Kramp M, Johnson GC, Talley LD, Tanhua T, McDonagh E, Cusack C, O’Rourke E, McGovern E, Katsumata K, Diggs S, Hummon J, Ishii M, Azetsu-Scott K, Boss E, Ansorge I, Perez FF, Mercier H, Williams MJM, Anderson L, Lee JH, Murata A, Kouketsu S, Jeansson E, Hoppema M and Campos E (2019). Front. Mar. Sci., 6:445. DOI:10.3389/fmars.2019.00445

  11. Fe sources and transport from the Antarctic Peninsula shelf to the southern Scotia Sea
    Jiang, M., C. I. Measures, K. A. Barbeau, M. A. Charette, S. T. Gille, M. Hatta, M. Kahru, B. G. Mitchell, A. C. Naveira Garabato, C. Reiss, K. Selph, and M. Zhou, 2019. Deep-Sea Research I, 150, 103060, DOI:10.1016/j.dsr.2019.06.006. 

  12. Constraining Southern Ocean air-sea-ice fluxes through enhanced observations
    Swart, S., S. T. Gille, B. Delille, S. Josey, M. Mazloff, L. Newman, A. F. Thompson, J. Thomson, B. Ward, M. D. Du Plessis, E. C. Kent, J. Girton, L. Gregor, Petra H, P. Hyder, L. Ponzi Pezzi, R. Buss De Souza, V. Tamsitt, R. A. Weller, and C. J. Zappa, 2019. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, 421, DOI:10.3389/fmars.2019.00421

  13. Polar Ocean Observations: A Critical Gap in the Observing System and its effect on Environmental Prediction
    Smith, G. C., R. Allard, M. Babin, L. Bertino, M. Chevallier, G. K. Corlett, J. Crout, F. Davidson, B. Delille, S. T. Gille, D. Hebert, P. Hyder, J. Intrieri, J. Lagunas, G. Larnicol, T. Kaminski, B. J. Kater, F. Kauker, C. Marec, M. Mazloff, E. J. Metzger, C. Mordy, A. G. O'Carroll, S. M. Olsen, M. Phelps, P. Posey, P. Prandi, E. Rehm, P. Reid, I. Rigor, S. Sandven, S. Swart, O. M. Smedstad, A. Solomon, A. Storto, P. Thibaut, J. Toole, K. Wood, J. Xie, Q. Yang, WWRP-PPP Steering Group, (2019). Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, 429, DOI:10.3389/fmars.2019.0042

  14. Physical drivers of phytoplankton bloom initiation in the Southern Ocean’s Scotia Sea
    Prend, C. J., S. T. Gille, L. D. Talley, B. G. Mitchell, I. Rosso, and M. R. Mazloff (2019).  Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 5811-5826. DOI:10.1029/2019JC015162

  15. Southern Ocean phytoplankton blooms observed by biogeochemical floats
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  17. Nutrient controls on export production in the Southern Ocean
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  18. Antarctic offshore polynyas linked to Southern Hemisphere climate anomalies
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  19. Insights from GO-SHIP hydrography data into the thermodynamic consistency of CO2 system measurements in seawater
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  20. The Weddell Gyre, Southern Ocean: present knowledge and future challenges
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  21. The observed seasonal cycle of macronutrients in Drake Passage: relationship to fronts and utility as a model metric
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  22. Observing Changes in Ocean Carbonate Chemistry: Our Autonomous Future
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  23. Winter Upper-Ocean Stability and Ice–Ocean Feedbacks in the Sea Ice–Covered Southern Ocean
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  24. A deep eastern boundary current carrying Indian Deep Water south of Australia
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  25. Deciphering patterns and drivers of anthropogenic heat and carbon storage in the Southern Ocean
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  26. The Effects of Enhanced Sea Ice Export from the Ross Sea on Recent Cooling and Freshening of the Southeast Pacific
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  27. The water mass transformation framework for ocean physics and biogeochemistry
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  1. Identifying Lagrangian coherent vortices in a mesocale eddy-permitting ocean model
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  2. Recent Southern Ocean warming and freshening driven by greenhouse gas emissions and ozone depletion
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  3. Low-nutrient organic matter in the Sargasso Sea thermocline: A hypothesis for its role, identity, and carbon cycle implications
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  4. Evidence of jet‐scale overturning ocean circulations in Argo float trajectories
    Li, Q., Lee, S., & M. Mazloff (2018).  Geophysical Research Letters, 45. DOI:10.1029/2018GL078950

  5. Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]
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  6. Change in future climate due to Antarctic meltwater
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  7. Observing the ice covered Weddell Sea with profiling floats: position uncertainties and correlation statistics
    Chamberlain, P., L.D. Talley, M. Mazloff, S. Riser, K. Speer, A.R. Gray, 2018. J. Geophys. Res. -Oceans, DOI:10.1029/2017JC012990

  8. An Alternative to Static Climatologies: Robust Estimation of Open Ocean CO2 Variables and Nutrient Concentrations From T, S, and O2 Data Using Bayesian Neural Networks
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  9. When mixed layers are not mixed: Storm-driven mixing and bio-optical vertical gradients in mixed layers of the Southern Ocean
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  10. Autonomous biogeochemical floats detect significant carbon dioxide outgassing in the high-latitude Southern Ocean
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  11. Evolving relative importance of the Southern Ocean and North Atlantic in anthropogenic ocean heat uptake
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  12. Utilizing the Drake Passage Time-series to understand variability and change in subpolar Southern Ocean pCO2
    Fay, A.R., N.S. Lovenduski, G.A. McKinley, D.R. Munro, C. Sweeney, A.R. Gray, P. Landschützer, B. Stephens, T. Takahashi, and N. Williams (2018). Biogeosciences, 15. doi: 10.5194/bg-15-3841-2018

  13. Assessment of the Carbonate Chemistry Seasonal Cycles in the Southern Ocean from Persistent Observational Platforms
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  14. Numerical simulations to project Argo float positions in the mid-depth and deep southwest Pacific
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  15. Assessment of autonomous pH measurements for determining surface seawater partial pressure of CO2
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  16. Episodic Southern Ocean heat loss and its mixed layer impacts revealed by the farthest south multiyear surface flux mooring
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  17. Profiling Floats in SOCCOM: Technical Capabilities for Studying the Southern Ocean
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  18. Assessment of Export Efficiency Equations in the Southern Ocean Applied to Satellite-Based Net Primary Production
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  19. Lagrangian Timescales of Southern Ocean Upwelling in a Hierarchy of Model Resolutions
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  20. Transformation of Deep Water Masses Along Lagrangian Upwelling Pathways in the Southern Ocean
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  21. Metrics for the Evaluation of the Southern Ocean in Coupled Climate Models and Earth System Models
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  22. Correlation Lengths for Estimating the Large-Scale Carbon and Heat Content of the Southern Ocean
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  23. A Multi-variate Empirical Orthogonal Function Method to Construct Nitrate Maps in the Southern Ocean
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  24. Interfacial form stress in the Southern Ocean state estimate
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  25. Estimating Oxygen in the Southern Ocean using Argo Temperature and Salinity
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  26. Toward deeper development of Biogeochemical-Argo floats
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  1. Physical and biological drivers of biogeochemical tracers within the seasonal ice zone of the Southern Ocean from profiling floats
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  2. Updated methods for global locally interpolated estimation of alkalinity, pH, and nitrate
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  7. Space and time variability of the Southern Ocean carbon budget
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  8. A data assimilating model for estimating Southern Ocean biogeochemistry
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  9. Observing System Simulation Experiments for an array of autonomous biogeochemical profiling floats in the Southern Ocean
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  10. Annual nitrate drawdown observed by SOCCOM profiling floats and the relationship to annual net community production
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  11. Localized rapid warming of West Antarctic Peninsula subsurface waters by remote winds
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  12. Biogeochemical sensor performance in the SOCCOM profiling float array
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  13. Preconditioning of the Weddell Sea polynya by the ocean mesoscale and dense water overflows
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  14. Revisiting Ocean Color algorithms for chlorophyll a and particulate organic carbon in the Southern Ocean using biogeochemical floats
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  15. Spiraling up: pathways of global deep waters to the surface of the Southern Ocean
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  17. Estimates of Water-Column Nutrients and Carbonate System Parameters in the Global Ocean: A Novel Approach Based on Neural Networks
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  18. Developing chemical sensors to observe the health of the global ocean
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  20. Calculating surface ocean pCO2 from biogeochemical Argo floats equipped with pH: an uncertainty analysis
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  21. Wind modulation of upwelling at the shelf-break front off Patagonia: Observational evidence
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  1. In situ phase-domain calibration of oxygen optodes on profiling floats
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  2. Assessing recent trends in high-latitude Southern Hemisphere surface climate
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  5. An advective mechanism for Deep Chlorophyll Maxima formation in southern Drake Passage
    Erickson Z.K, A.F. Thompson, N. Cassar, J. Sprintall, and M.R. Mazloff (2016). Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070565.

  6. The effect of the Kerguelen Plateau on the ocean circulation
    Wang, J., M.R. Mazloff, S.T. Gille (2016). J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0216.1.

  7. How does Subantarctic Mode Water ventilate the Southern Hemisphere subtropics?
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  8. Profiling float-based observations of net respiration beneath the mixed layer
    Hennon, T.D., S.C. Riser, S. Mecking (2016). Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 30, 920–932. doi:10.1002/2016GB005380.

  9. Meridional overturning transports at 30°S in the Indian and Pacific Oceans in 2002-2003 and 2009
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  10. Zonal variations in the Southern Ocean heat budget
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  11. Water mass transformation by sea ice in the upper branch of the Southern Ocean overturning
    Abernathey, R.P., I. Cerovecki, P. Holland, E. Newsom, M. Mazloff and L. D. Talley (2016). Nature Geosciences, 9, 596–601. doi:10.1038/ngeo2749

  12. Bottom pressure torque and the vorticity balance from observations in Drake Passage
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  13. An oceanic heat transport pathway to the Amundsen Sea Embayment
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  14. Mechanisms of Southern Ocean Heat Uptake and Transport in a Global Eddying Climate Model
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  15. Empirical Algorithms to Estimate Water Column pH in the Southern Ocean
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  16. Stratified tidal flow over a tall ridge above and below the turning latitude
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  17. Rapid variability of Antarctic Bottom Water transport into the Pacific Ocean inferred from GRACE
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  21. The spatiotemporal structure of diabatic processes governing the evolution of Subantarctic Mode Water in the Southern Ocean
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    Galbraith E. D., J. P. Dunne, A. Gnanadesikan, R. D. Slater, J. L. Sarmiento, C. O. Dufour, G. F. de Souza, D. Bianchi, M. Claret, K. B. Rodgers, S. S. Marvasti (2015). Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 7, 2012-2028.

  2. Role of mesoscale eddies in cross-frontal transport of heat and biogeochemical tracers in the Southern Ocean
    C.O. Dufour, S.M., Griffies, G.F. de Souza, I. Frenger, A.K. Morrison, J.B. Palter, J.L. Sarmiento, E.D. Galbraith, J.P. Dunne, W.G. Anderson, R.D. Slater (2015). J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 3057–3081.

  3. Topographic form stress in the Southern Ocean State Estimate
    Masich, J., T. K. Chereskin, and M. R. Mazloff (2015). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 7919–7933.

  4. Quantifying anthropogenic carbon inventory changes in the Pacific Sector of the Southern Ocean"\
    Williams, N.L., R. A. Feely, C.L. Sabine, A.G. Dickson, J.H. Swift, L.D. Talley, J.L. Russell (2015). Marine Chemistry, 174,147–160.

  5. Southern Ocean wind-driven entrainment enhances satellite chlorophyll-a through the summer
    Carranza and S.T. Gille (2015). Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 120, 304-323.

  6. Upwelling in the Southern Ocean
    A.K. Morrison, T.L. Froelicher, J.L. Sarmiento (2015). Physics Today, 68, 1.


Submitted publications

  • Carbon to nitrogen uptake ratios observed across the Southern Ocean by the SOCCOM profiling float array. Johnson, K.S., M.R. Mazloff, M.B. Bif, Y. Takeshita, H.W. Jannasch, T.L. Maurer, J.N. Plant, A. Verdy, P.M. Walz, S. Riser, and L.D. Talley. Submitted to JGR-Oceans.

  • Indo-Pacific sector dominates Southern Ocean carbon outgassing.
    Prend, C.J., A.R. Gray, L.D. Talley, S.T. Gille, F.A. Haumann, K.S. Johnson, S.C.Riser, I. Rosso, J. Sauve, and J.L. Sarmiento (2022). Submitted to Global Biogeochemical Cycles.

  • Acoustic float tracking with the Kalman smoother
    Chamberlain, P., B. Cornuelle, L. D. Talley, K. Speer, C. Hancock, and S. Riser (2022). Submitted to J. Atm. Oceanic Tech.

  • Climate mitigation averts corrosive acidification in the upper ocean
    Schlunegger, S., K. Rodgers, B. Hales, J. Dunne, M. Ishii, R.Yamaguchi, R. Slater (2021). Nature, under review.

  • "Direct observation of the three-dimensional meridional overturning circulation in the Southern Ocean"
    Gray, A. R. and S. C. Riser, in review, Science

External publications using SOCCOM data

  1. Southern Ocean phytoplankton stimulated by wildfire emissions and sustained by iron recycling 
    Weis, J.,  C. Schallenberg,  Z. Chase, A.R. Bowie, B. Wojtasiewicz, M.M.G. Perron., et al. (2022). Geophysical Research Letters,  49, e2021GL097538. DOI:10.1029/2021GL097538

  2. New estimates of Southern Ocean annual net community production revealed by BGC-Argo floats
    Su, J.,  C. Schallenberg,  T. Rohr, P.G. Strutton, &  H.E. Phillips (2022).  Geophysical Research Letters,  49, e2021GL097372. DOI:10.1029/2021GL097372

  3. Seasonal cycles of phytoplankton and net primary production from biogeochemical argo float data in the south-west Pacific Ocean
    Chiswell, S.M., A. Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, M. Gall, K. Safi, R. Strzepek, M.R. Décima, S.D. Nodder (2022). Deep-Sea Research Part I. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr.2022.103834

  4. Bridging the gaps between particulate backscattering measurements and modeled particulate organic carbon in the ocean
    Galí, M., Falls, M., Claustre, H., Aumont, O., and Bernardello, R. (2022). Biogeosciences, 19, 1245–1275. DOI:10.5194/bg-19-1245-2022

  5. How are under ice phytoplankton related to sea ice in the Southern Ocean?
    Bisson, K. M., & Cael, B. B. (2021).  Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095051. DOI:10.1029/2021GL095051

  6. Evidence of episodic nitrate injections in the oligotrophic North Pacific associated with surface chlorophyll blooms
    Wilson, C. (2021). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126, e2021JC017169. DOI:10.1029/2021JC017169 

  7. Linking Southern Ocean Mixed-Layer Dynamics to Net Community Production on Various Timescales
    Zuchuan L. , M.S. Lozier, and N. Cassar

  8. Evidence for the Impact of Climate Change on Primary Producers in the Southern Ocean
    Pinkerton, M.H., P.W. Boyd, S. Deppeler1, A. Hayward, J. Höfer and S. Moreau

  9. Antarctica and the Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2020”]
    Stammerjohn, S. and T. Scambos, Eds. (2021). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102 (8), S317–S355 DOI:10.1029/2020GL091748

  10. Constraining Southern Ocean CO2 flux uncertainty using uncrewed surface vehicle observations
    Sutton, A. J., Williams, N. L., & Tilbrook, B. (2021). Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091748. DOI:10.1029/2020GL091748

  11. Widespread phytoplankton blooms triggered by 2019–2020 Australian wildfires
    Tang, W., J. Llort, J.Weis, et al.( 2021). Nature 597, 370–375 (2021). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-03805-8

  12. Particulate backscattering in the global ocean: A comparison of independent assessments
    Bisson, K. M., E. Boss, P.J. Werdell, A. Ibrahim and M.J. Behrenfeld (2021).  Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL090909. DOI:10.1029/2020GL090909

  13. Observational evidence of ventilation hotspots in the Southern Ocean
    Dove, L. A., A. F. Thompson, D. Balwada, and A.R. Gray (2021). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126, e2021JC017178. DOI:10.1029/2021JC017178

  14. The subsurface biological structure of Southern Ocean eddies r evealed by BGC-Argo floats
    Jiaoyang, S., P.G.Strutton, and C.Schallenberg (2021). Journal of Marine Systems, 220. DOI:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2021.103569

  15. Deep Chlorophyll Maxima in the global ocean: occurrences, drivers and characteristics.
    Cornec, M., H. Claustre, A. Mignot, L. Guidi, L. Lacour, A. Poteau, F. D'Ortenzio, B. Gentili, C. Schmechtig (2021).  Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 35, e2020GB006759. DOI:10.1029/2020GB006759

  16. Glacial deep ocean deoxygenation driven by biologically mediated air–sea disequilibrium. 
    Cliff, E., S. Khatiwala & A. Schmittner (2021). Nat. Geosci. 14, 43–50. DOI:10.1038/s41561-020-00667-z

  17. Seasonal carbon dynamics in the near-global ocean
    Keppler, L., Landschützer, P., Gruber, N., Lauvset, S. K., & Stemmler, I. (2020). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 34, e2020GB006571. DOI:10.1029/2020GB006571

  18. Sea surface kinetic energy as a proxy for phytoplankton light limitation in the summer pelagic Southern Ocean. Gradone, J. M., M. J. Oliver, A. R. Davies, C. Moffat, A. Irwin. (2020). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125. e2019JC015646. DOI: 10.1029/2019JC015646

  19. Physical and biological controls of the Drake Passage pCO2 variability
    Jersild, A., & T. Ito (2020). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 34, e2020GB006644.  DOI: 10.1029/2020GB006644

  20. Effect of Antarctic sea ice on chlorophyll concentration in the Southern Ocean,
    Behera, N., D. Swain, S. Sil (2020). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography,
    Volume 178,104853. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104853.

  21. Satellite observations of unprecedented phytoplankton blooms in the Maud Rise polynya, Southern Ocean
    Jena, B. and A.N. Pillai (2020). The Cryosphere, 14, 1385–1398. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-1385-2020

  22. BGC-Argo Detect Under Ice Phytoplankton Growth Before Sea Ice Retreat
    Hague, M. and M. Vichi (2020). Biogeosciences Discuss, in review. DOI:10.5194/bg-2020-257

  23. Remote assessment of the fate of phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean sea-ice zone
    Moreau, S., Boyd, P.W. & Strutton, P.G.Nat Commun 11, 3108 (2020). DOI:0.1038/s41467-020-16931-0

  24. Global variability of optical backscattering by non-algal particles from a Biogeochemical-Argo dataset 
    Bellacicco, M., M. Cornec, E. Organelli, R.J.W. Brewin, G. Neukermans, G. Volpe, M. Barbieux, A. Poteau, C. Schmechtig, F. D’Ortenzio, S. Marullo, H. Claustre, and J. Pitarch (2019). Geophysical Research Letters, 46. DOI: 10.1029/2019gl084078

  25. Evaluating satellite estimates of particulate backscatter in the global open ocean using autonomous profiling floats
    Bisson, K.M., E Boss, T.K. Westberry, M J. Behrenfeld (2019). Optics Express, 27. DOI: 10.1364/OE.27.030191

  26. Hydrothermal vents trigger massive phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean
    Ardyna, M., L. Lacour, S. Sergi, F. d’Ovidio, J.-B. Sallée, M. Rembauville, S. Blain, A. Tagliabue, R. Schlitzer, C. Jeandel, K.R. Arrigo & H. Claustre (2019). Nature Communications, 2451,10, 1. DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-09973-6

  27. Biofloat observations of a phytoplankton bloom and carbon export in the Drake Passage
    Davies, A. R., Veron, F., Oliver, M. J. (2019). Deep-Sea Research Part I I: | DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2019.02.004

  28. Recent reoccurrence of large open‐ocean polynya on the Maud Rise seamount
    Jena, B., M. Ravichandran, and J. Turner, J. ( 2019).  Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 4320– 4329. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL081482

  29. Open-ocean polynyas and deep convection in the Southern Ocean
    Cheon, W.G. and A.L. Gordon (2019). Scientific Reports 9, 6935, 9(1). DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-43466-2

  30. What Fraction of the Pacific and Indian Oceans' Deep Water is formed in the North Atlantic?
    Rae, J. W. B. and Broecker, W (2018).Biogeosciences Discuss., doi: 10.5194/bg-2018-8

  31. Evaluating Southern Ocean Carbon Eddy-Pump From Biogeochemical-Argo Floats
    Joan Llort,, C. Langlais, R. Matear, S. Moreau, A. Lenton, and P. G. Strutton (2017), Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans,123, 971–984. doi:10.1002/2017JC012861

  32. Stirring Up the Biological Pump: Vertical Mixing and Carbon Export in the Southern Ocean
    Stukel, M.R. and H.W. Ducklow (2017). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1002/2017GB005652

  33. Particulate concentration and seasonal dynamics in the mesopelagic ocean based on the backscattering coefficient measured with Biogeochemical-Argo floats
    Poteau, A., E. Boss,, and H. Claustre (2017).  Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073949

  34. Substantial energy input to the mesopelagic ecosystem from the seasonal mixed-layer pump
    Dall’Olmo, G., J. Dingle, L. Polimene, R.J.W. Brewin, and H. Claustre (2016). Nature Geoscience, 9, 820–823, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2818

Ph.D. Theses

  1. Physical controls on Southern Ocean biogeochemistry. 
    Prend, Channing. University of California San Diego. 2022.

  2. Modeling Heat and Carbon in the Argentine Basin
    Swierczek, Stan. University of Arizona, Tucson, 2021.

  3. Responses of the Southern Ocean in a Changing Climate
    Shi, Jia-rui.  University of California San Diego, 2021.

  4. Uncertainty of spectrophotometric pH measurements in seawater and implications for ocean carbon chemistry
    Fong, Michael. University of California San Diego, 2021.

  5. Representation of Large-Scale Ocean Circulation in the Atlantic and Southern Ocean in Climate Model Simulations and Projected Changes under Increased Warming
    Beadling, Rebecca.  University of Arizona, Tucson, 2020.

  6. Sea ice and upper ocean variability in the Southern Ocean
    Wilson, Earle, University of Washington, Seattle, 2019.

  7. Aspects of the Three-Dimensionality of the Southern Ocean Overturning Circulation
    Tamsitt, Veronica, University of California, San Diego, 2018.

  8. New Insights on the Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle from Biogeochemical Argo Floats
    Williams, Nancy L., Oregon State University, Corvallis, 2018.

  9. Expanding marine biogeochemical observations utilizing ISFET pH sensing technology and autonomous platforms
    Briggs, Ellen M., University of California, San Diego, 2017.


  1. Bringing biogeochemistry into the Argo age
    Johnson, K. S., and H. Claustre (2016), Eos, 97.
  2. Anthropogenic carbon and heat uptake by the ocean: Will the Southern Ocean remain a major sink?
    Dufour, C. O., I. Frenger, T. L. Frolicher, A. R. Gray, S. M. Griffes, A. K. Morrison, J. L. Sarmiento, and S. A. Schlunegger (2015). US CLIVAR Variations, 13(4), Fall, pp. 1-8.
  3. Estimating Southern Ocean air-sea fluxes from models and observations
    Gille, S., I. Cerovecki, M. Mazloff, and V. Tamsitt (2015). US CLIVAR Variations, 13(4), Fall, pp. 8-12.
  4. Workshop Summary: Air-Sea Fluxes in the Southern Ocean
    Gille, S. (2015), September 21-23, Frascati, Italy, CliC News, 21 October.
  5. Workshop: Southern Ocean Air-Sea Fluxes, 21-23 September 2015 - Frascati, Italy
    Mazloff, M. and S. Swart (2015). SOOS Newsletter.
  6. Air-Sea Fluxes for the Southern Ocean: Strategies and Requirements for Detecting Physical and Biogeochemical Exchanges
    Gille, S., S. Josey, and and S. Swart (2016). Eos, 13 May.
  7. State estimation for determining the properties and sensitivities of the Southern Ocean carbon cycle
    Mazloff, M., and A. Verdy (2015). US CLIVAR Variations, 13(4), Fall, pp. 20-25.
  8. Biogeochemical metrics for the evaluation of the Southern Ocean in Earth system models
    Russell, J.R. and I. Kamenkovich (2015). US CLIVAR Variations, 13(4), Fall, pp. 26-31.
  9. The Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling Program (SOCCOM)
    Russell, J.R., J.L. Sarmiento, H. Cullen, R. Hotinski, K. Johnson, S. Riser, and L. Talley (2014). Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Newsletter, Fall, pp. 1-5.