Salinity Processes in the Upper Ocean Regional Study 1 (SPURS-1)
Peer-Reviewed Publications resulting from SPURS
Anderson, J., and S. Riser. 2014. Near-surface variability of temperature and salinity in the tropical and subtropical ocean: Observations from profiling floats. Journal of Geophysical Research 119:7,433–7,448,
Asher, W. E., A. T. Jessup and D. Clark (2104), Stable near-surface ocean salinity stratifications due to evaporation observed during STRASSE. JGR-Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2014JC009808
Bingham, F. M., J. Busecke, A. L. Gordon, C. Giulivi and Z. Li (2014), The North Atlantic Subtropical Surface Salinity Maximum as Observed by Aquarius. JGR-Oceans, doi:10.1002/2014JC009825
Bogdanoff, A.S. 2017. Physics of Diurnal Warm Layers: Turbulence, Internal Waves, and Lateral Mixing. PhD thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Cambridge, MA.
Bryan, F., and S. Bachman (2014), Isohaline Salinity Budget of the North Atlantic Salinity Maximum, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45(3), 724-736, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0172.1
D'Addezio, J. M., and F. M. Bingham (2014) A Subtropical North Atlantic Regional Atmospheric Moisture Budget. JGR-Oceans, doi: DOI:10.1002/2014JC01030
Busecke, J., Z. Li, F. M. Bingham, A. L. Gordon and J. Font (2014), Mesoscale turbulence within the subtropical North Atlantic surface layer. JGR-Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2013JC009715
Busecke, J., Abernathey, R. P., & Gordon, A. L. (2017). Lateral eddy mixing in the subtropical salinity maxima of the global ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0215.1
G. Sutherland, G. Reverdin, L. Mariénd B. Ward, 2014. Mixed and mixing layer depths in the ocean surface boundary layer under conditions of diurnal stratification. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (23), 8469-8476, doi:10.1002/2014GL061939
Gordon, A. L., and C. F. Giulivi (2014), Ocean eddy freshwater flux convergence into the North Atlantic subtropics, JGR-Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009596
Hernandez, O., J. Boutin, N. Kolodziejczyk, G. Reverdin, N. Martin, F. Gaillard, N. Reul and J. L. Vergely (2014) SMOS salinity in the subtropical North Atlantic salinity maximum: 1. Comparison with Aquarius and in situ salinity. Jour. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2013JC009610
Hormann, V., L. R. Centurioni and G. Reverdin, 2014. Evaluation of drifter salinities in the subtropical North Atlantic. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00179.1
Hodges, B.A. and D. M. Fratantoni (2014), AUV Observations of the Diurnal Surface Layer in the North Atlantic Salinity Maximum. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 1595-1604, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0140.1
Kolodziejczyk, N., O. Hernandez, J. Boutin, and G. Reverdin, 2015. SMOS salinity in the subtropical North Atlantic salinity maximum: 2. Two-dimensional horizontal thermohaline variability. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans 120, 972-987, doi:10.1002/2014JC010103
Levang, S and R. W. Schmitt, 2015. Centennial changes of the global water cycle in CMIP5 Models. J. Climate, 28, 6489–6502, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0143.1
Li, L., R. W. Schmitt, C. Ummenhofer, K. Karnauskis, 2016. Implications of North Atlantic Sea Surface Salinity for Summer Precipitation over the US Midwest: Mechanisms and Predictive Value. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0520.1
Li, L., R. W. Schmitt, C. Ummenhofer, K. Karnauskis, 2016. North Atlantic salinity as a predictor of Sahel rainfall. Science advances, 2(5), e1501588, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501588
Li, L., R. W. Schmitt and C. C. Ummenhofer 2017. The Role of the Subtropical North Atlantic Water Cycle in the 2015 Extreme Precipitation Events in the US. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3685-y
Melnichenko, O, P. Hacker, N. Maximenko, G. Lagerloef, and J. Potemra (2014), Spatial Optimal Interpolation of Aquarius sea surface salinity: algorithms and implementation in the North Atlantic, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31, 1583-1600, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-0024.1
Qu, T., 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 GCM, JGR-Oceans, 118, 1982-1994, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20152
Qu, T., S. Gao, and I. Fukumori (2011), What governs the North Atlantic salinity maximum in a global GCM Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 38, L07602, doi:10.1029/2011GL046757
Rainville, L., J.I. Gobat, C.M. Lee, and G.B. Shilling. 2017. Multi-month dissipation estimates using microstructure from autonomous underwater gliders. Oceanography 30(2):49–50,
Sommer, A., G. Reverdin, N. Kolodziejczyk and J. Boutin, 2015. Sea surface salinity and temperature budgets in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre during SPURS experiment: August 2012 - August 2013. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2:107, doi:10.3389/fmars.2015.00107
St. Laurent, L., and S. Merrifield. 2017. Measurements of near-surface turbulence and mixing from autonomous ocean gliders. Oceanography 30(2):116–125,
Special Issue of Oceanography, SPURS-1 Papers
E. Lindstrom, F. Bryan, and R. Schmitt. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):14-19, SPURS: Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study-The North Atlantic Experiment,
P.J. Durack. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):20-31, Ocean Salinity and the Global Water Cycle,
A.L. Gordon, C.F. Giulivi, J. Busecke, and F.M. Bingham. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):32-39, Differences Among Subtropical Surface Salinity Patterns,
R.W. Schmitt and A. Blair. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):40-45, A River of Salt,
Schmitt, R. (2016). Uncovering the Connection between ocean salinity and terrestrial rainfall. Scientia Global,
F.M. Bingham, P. Li, Z. Li, Q. Vu, and Y. Chao. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):46-55, Data Management Support for the SPURS Atlantic Field Campaign ,
J.T. Farrar, L. Rainville, A.J. Plueddemann, W.S. Kessler, C. Lee, B.A. Hodges, R.W. Schmitt, J.B. Edson, S.C. Riser, C.C. Eriksen, and D.M. Fratantoni. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):56-65, Salinity and Temperature Balances at the SPURS Central Mooring During Fall and Winter,
S.C. Riser, J. Anderson, A. Shcherbina, and E. D'Asaro. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):66-77, Variability in Near-Surface Salinity from Hours to Decades in the Eastern North Atlantic: The SPURS Region,
S. Dong, G. Goni, and R. Lumpkin. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):78-85, Mixed-Layer Salinity Budget in the SPURS Region on Seasonal to Interannual Time Scales,
K. Dohan, H.-Y. Kao, and G.S.E. Lagerloef. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):86-95, The Freshwater Balance Over the North Atlantic SPURS Domain from Aquarius Satellite Salinity, OSCAR Satellite Surface Currents, and Some Simplified Approaches,
L.R. Centurioni, V. Hormann, Y. Chao, G. Reverdin, J. Font, and D.-K. Lee. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):96-105, Sea Surface Salinity Observations with Lagrangian Drifters in the Tropical North Atlantic During SPURS: Circulation, Fluxes, and Comparisons with Remotely Sensed Salinity from Aquarius,
A.Y. Shcherbina, E.A. D'Asaro, S.C. Riser, and W.S. Kessler. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):106-113, Variability and Interleaving of Upper-Ocean Water Masses Surrounding the North Atlantic Salinity Maximum ,
G. Reverdin, S. Morisset, L. MariéD. Bourras, G. Sutherland, B. Ward, J. Salvador, J. Font, Y. Cuypers, L. Centurioni, V. Hormann, N. Koldziejczyk, J. Boutin, F. D'Ovidio, F. Nencioli, N. Martin, D. Diverres, G. Alory, and R. Lumpkin. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):114-123, Surface Salinity in the North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre During the STRASSE/SPURS Summer 2012 Cruise,
J. Yang, S.C. Riser, J.A. Nystuen, W.E. Asher, and A.T. Jessup. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):124-133, Regional Rainfall Measurements Using the Passive Aquatic Listener During the SPURS Field Campaign,
A. deCharon, C. Companion, R. Cope, and L. Taylor. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):134-141, Sharing the Importance of Ocean Salinity Beyond the Scientific Community,
A.V. Soloviev, S. Matt, and A. Fujimura. 2015. Oceanography 28(1):142-149, Three-Dimensional Dynamics of Freshwater Lenses in the Ocean's Near-Surface Layer ,