SOCCOM Publications

SOCCOM Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

SOCCOM authors should acknowledge NSF support with the following statement:

“This work was sponsored by NSF’s Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) Project under the NSF Award PLR-1425989, with additional support from NOAA and NASA. Logistical support for this project in the Antarctic was provided by the U.S. National Science Foundation through the U.S. Antarctic Program."


  1. "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

  2. "Southern Ocean" [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]
    Swart, S, K.S. Johnson, M.R. Mazloff, A. Meijers, M.P. Meredith, L. Newman, and J.-B. Sallée (2018).   Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.. 99(8).

  3. "Alteration of 21st century climate by Antarctic ice melt"
    Bronselaer, B., M. Winton, S.M. Griffies, R.J. Stouffer, W.J. Hurlin, O.V. Sergienko, K. Rodgers, J. Russell, Nature, accepted.

  4. "Southern Ocean biogeochemical float deployment strategies, with example from the Greenwich Meridian line (GO-SHIP A12)"
    Talley, L.D., I. Rosso, I. Kamenkovich, M.E. Mazloff, J.Wang, E. Boss, A.R. Gray, K.S. Johnson, R. Key, S.C. Riser, N.L. Williams, and J.L. Sarmiento (2018). J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, DOI:10.1029/2018JC014059

  5. "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

  6. "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"
    Bittig, H.C., T. Steinhoff, H.Claustre, B. Fiedler, N.L. Williams, R. Sauzède, Arne Körtzinger, and J.-P. Gattuso, 2018. Front. Mar. Sci., 20 September 2018, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00328

  7. "When mixed layers are not mixed: Storm-driven mixing and bio-optical vertical gradients in mixed layers of the Southern Ocean"
    Carranza, M. M., S. T. Gille, P. J. S. Franks, K. S. Johnson, R. Pinkel, and J. B. Girton, 2017. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi:10.1029/2018JC014416

  8. "Autonomous biogeochemical floats detect significant carbon dioxide outgassing in the high-latitude Southern Ocean"
    Gray, A.R., K.S. Johnson, S.M. Bushinsky, S.C. Riser, J.L. Russell, L.D. Talley, R. Wanninkhof, N.L. Williams, and J.L. Sarmiento (2018). Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2018GL078013

  9. "Evolving relative importance of the Southern Ocean and North Atlantic in anthropogenic ocean heat uptake"
    Shi, J.-R., S.-P. Xie, and L. D. Talley (2018). J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0170.1

  10. "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

  11. "Assessment of the Carbonate Chemistry Seasonal Cycles in the Southern Ocean from Persistent Observational Platforms"
    Williams, N.L., L.W. Juranek, R.A. Feely, J.L. Russell, K.S. Johnson, B. Hales (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2017JC012917

  12. "Numerical simulations to project Argo float positions in the mid-depth and deep southwest Pacific"
    Wang, T., S.T. Gille, M.R. Mazloff, N.V. Zilberman, and Y. Du (2018). J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 0, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0214.1

  13. "Assessment of autonomous pH measurements for determining surface seawater partial pressure of CO2"
    Takeshita, Y., K.S. Johnson, T.R. Martz, J.N. Plant, and J.L. Sarmiento (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2017JC013387

  14. "Episodic Southern Ocean heat loss and its mixed layer impacts revealed by the farthest south multiyear surface flux mooring"
    Ogle, S.E., V. Tamsitt, S. A. Josey, S.T. Gille, I. Cerovecki, L.D. Talley, R.A. Weller (2018). Geophys. Res. Lett.,45. doi:10.1029/2017GL076909.

  15. "Profiling Floats in SOCCOM: Technical Capabilities for Studying the Southern Ocean"
    Riser, S., D. Swift, and R. Drucker (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi 10.1002/2017/JCO13419

  16. "Assessment of Export Efficiency Equations in the Southern Ocean Applied to Satellite-Based Net Primary Production"
    Arteaga, L., N. Haëntjens, E. Boss, K.S. Johnson, and J.L. Sarmiento (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2018JC013787

  17. "Lagrangian Timescales of Southern Ocean Upwelling in a Hierarchy of Model Resolutions"
    Drake, H.F., A.K. Morrison, S.M. Griffies, J.L. Sarmiento, W. Weijer, and A.R. Gray (2018). Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 891–898, doi: 10.1002/2017GL076045

  18. "Transformation of Deep Water Masses Along Lagrangian Upwelling Pathways in the Southern Ocean"
    Tamsitt, V., R. P. Abernathey, M. R. Mazloff, J. Wang, L. D. Talley (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2017JC013409

  19. "Metrics for the Evaluation of the Southern Ocean in Coupled Climate Models and Earth System Models"
    Russell, J.R., I. Kamenkovich, C. Bitz, R. Ferrari, S.T. Gille P.J. Goodman, R. Hallberg, K. Johnson K. Khazmutdinova, I. Marinov, M. Mazloff, S. Riser, J.L. Sarmiento Kevin Speer Lynne D. Talley and R. Wanninkhof. (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2017JC013461

  20. "Correlation Lengths for Estimating the Large-Scale Carbon and Heat Content of the Southern Ocean"
    Mazloff, M., B.D. Cornuelle, S.T. Gille, and A. Verdy (2018). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, doi: 10.1002/2017JC013408

  21. "A Multi-variate Empirical Orthogonal Function Method to Construct Nitrate Maps in the Southern Ocean"
    Liang, Y., M.R. Mazloff, I. Rosso, S. Fang, and J. Yu (2018). J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-18-0018.1

  22. "Interfacial form stress in the Southern Ocean state estimate"
    Masich, J., Mazloff, M. R., & Chereskin, T. K. (2018). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, doi: 10.1029/2018JC013844

  23. "Estimating Oxygen in the Southern Ocean using Argo Temperature and Salinity"
    Giglio, D. , Lyubchich, V. and Mazloff, M. R. (2018), J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi:10.1029/2017JC013404

  24. "Toward deeper development of Biogeochemical-Argo floats"
    Xing, X., H. Claustre, E. Boss, and F. Chai (2018).  Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, 11 (3), doi:10.1080/16742834.2018.1457932

  25. "Oxygen optode sensors: principle, characterization, calibration and application in the ocean"
    Bittig, H. C., A. Körtzinger, C. Neill, E. van Ooijen, J. N. Plant, J. Hahn, K. S. Johnson, B. Yang, and S. R. Emerson (2018). Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00429.


  1. "Physical and biological drivers of biogeochemical tracers within the seasonal ice zone of the Southern Ocean from profiling floats"
    Briggs, E., T. R. Martz, L. D. Talley, M. R. Mazloff and K.S. Johnson (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, doi: 10.1002/2017JC012846

  2. "Updated methods for global locally interpolated estimation of alkalinity, pH, and nitrate"
    Carter, B. R., Feely, R. A., Williams, N. L., Dickson, A. G., Fong, M. B., Takeshita, Y. (2017). Updated methods for globally locally-interpolated estimation of alkalinity, pH, and Nitrate. Limnology & Oceanography Methods,16, 119–131. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10232

  3. "Agreement of CMIP5 Simulated and Observed Ocean Anthropogenic CO2 Uptake"
    Bronselaer, B., M. Winton, J. Russell, C.L. Sabine, and S. Khatiwala (2017). Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 0.1002/2017GL074435

  4. "Oxygen in the Southern Ocean from Argo floats: Determination of processes driving air-sea fluxes"
    Bushinsky, S.M., A.R. Gray, K.S. Johnson, J.L. Sarmiento (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Ocean,122, doi:10.1002/2017JC012923

  5. "Lagrangian ocean analysis: fundamentals and practices"
    van Sebille, E., S. M. Griffies, R. Abernathey, T. P. Adams, P. Berloff, A. Biastoch, B. Blanke, E. P. Chassignet, Y. Cheng, C. J. Cotter, E. Deleersnijder, K. Döös, H. Drake, S. Drijfhout, S. F. Gary, A. W. Heemink, J. Kjellsson, I. M. Koszalka, M. Lange, C. Lique, G. A. MacGilchrist, R. Marsh, C. G. Mayorga Adame, R. McAdam, F. Nencioli, C. B. Paris, M. D. Piggott, J. A. Polton, S. Rühs, S. H. A. M. Shah, M. D. Thomas, J. Wang, P. J. Wolfram, L. Zanna, J. D. Zika (2017). Ocean Modeling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.11.008

  6. "CO2-induced ocean warming around the Antarctic ice sheet in an eddying global climate model"
    Goddard, P., C. O. Dufour, J. Yin, S. M. Griffies, and M. Winton (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122. doi:10.1002/2017JC012849

  7. "Space and time variability of the Southern Ocean carbon budget"
    Rosso, I, M.R. Mazloff, A. Verdy, and L.D. Talley (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122. doi:10.1002/2016JC012646

  8. "A data assimilating model for estimating Southern Ocean biogeochemistry"
    Verdy.A. and M.R. Mazloff (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122. doi:10.1002/2016JC012650

  9. "Observing System Simulation Experiments for an array of autonomous biogeochemical profiling floats in the Southern Ocean"
    Kamenkovich, I., A. Haza, A. R. Gray, C. O. Dufour, Z. Garraffo (2017), J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122. doi:10.1002/2017JC012819

  10. "Annual nitrate drawdown observed by SOCCOM profiling floats and the relationship to annual net community production"
    Johnson, K.S. J.N. Plant, L.D. Talley, J.L. Sarmiento (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 6668–6683. doi:10.1002/2017JC012839

  11. "Localized rapid warming of West Antarctic Peninsula subsurface waters by remote winds"
    Spence, J., R. Holmes, A. McC. Hogg, S.M. Griffies, K.D. Stewart, and M.H. England (2017). Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE3335

  12. "Biogeochemical sensor performance in the SOCCOM profiling float array"
    Johnson, K.S., J.N. Plant, L.J. Coletti, H.W. Jannasch, C.M. Sakamoto, S.C. Riser, D.D. Swift, N.L. Williams, E. Boss, N. Haëntjens, L.D. Talley, J.L. Sarmiento (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 6416–6436. doi: 10.1002/2017JC012838

  13. "Preconditioning of the Weddell Sea polynya by the ocean mesoscale and dense water overflows"
    Dufour, C. O., A. K. Morrison, S. M. Griffies, I. Frenger, H. Zanowski, M. Winton (2017). Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0586.1

  14. "Revisiting Ocean Color algorithms for chlorophyll a and particulate organic carbon in the Southern Ocean using biogeochemical floats"
    Haëntjens, N., E. S. Boss, L. D. Talley (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 6583–6593. doi:10.1002/2017JC012844

  15. "Spiraling up: pathways of global deep waters to the surface of the Southern Ocean"
    Tamsitt, V., H. Drake , A. K. Morrison , L. D. Talley , C. O. Dufour , A. R. Gray, S. M. Griffies , M. R. Mazloff, J. L. Sarmiento , J. Wang , W. Weijer (2017). Nature Communications, 172, 8. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00197-0

  16. "Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2016”]"
    Mazloff, M.R., J.-B.Sallée J-B, V.V. Menezes VV, A.M.Macdonald, M.P. Meredith, L. Newman, V. Pellichero, F. Roquet, S. Swart, A. Wåhlin. 2017. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.. 98(8), S155-S172.

  17. "Estimates of Water-Column Nutrients and Carbonate System Parameters in the Global Ocean: A Novel Approach Based on Neural Networks"
    Sauzède R., H. Claustre, O. P. de Fommervault, H. Bittig, J.-P. Gattuso, L. Legendre, and K. S. Johnson (2017). Front. Mar. Sci. 4:128. doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00128

  18. "Developing chemical sensors to observe the health of the global ocean"
    Johnson, K. S. (2017). IEEE Transducers 2017. doi:10.1109/TRANSDUCERS.2017.7993975

  19. "Importance of mesoscale eddies and mean circulation in ventilation of the Southern Ocean"
    Kamenkovich, I., Z. Garraffo, R. Pennel, and R. A. Fine (2017). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 2724–2741, doi:10.1002/2016JC012292.

  20. "Calculating surface ocean pCO2 from biogeochemical Argo floats equipped with pH: an uncertainty analysis"
    Williams, N. L., L. W. Juranek, R. A. Feely, K. S. Johnson, J. L. Sarmiento, L. D. Talley, J. L. Russell, S. C. Riser, A. G. Dickson, A. R. Gray, R. Wanninkhof, and Y. Takeshita (2017). Global Biogeochemical Cycles., 31(3), doi:10.1002/2016GB005541.

  21. "Wind modulation of upwelling at the shelf-break front off Patagonia: Observational evidence"
    Carranza, M. M., S. T. Gille, A. R. Piola, M. Charo, and S. I. Romero (2017), J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 2401–2421, doi:10.1002/2016JC012059.


  1. "In situ phase-domain calibration of oxygen optodes on profiling floats"
    Drucker, R. and S. C. Riser (2016). Methods in Oceanography, 17, 206-318, doi:10.1016/j.mio.2016.09.007.

  2. "Assessing recent trends in high-latitude Southern Hemisphere surface climate"
    Jones, J. M., S. T. Gille, H. Goosse, N. J. Abram, P. O. Canziani, D. J. Charman, K. R. Clem, X. Crosta, C. de Lavergne, I. Eisenman, M. H. England, R. L. Fogt, L. M. Frankcombe, G. J. Marshall, V. Masson-Delmotte, A. K. Morrison, A. J. Orsi, M. N. Raphael, J. A. Renwick, D. P. Schneider, G. R. Simpkins, E. J. Steig, B. Stenni, D. Swingedouw and T. R. Vance (2016). Nature Climate Change, 6, 917-926, doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE3103.

  3. "Temporal changes in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Implications for the Antarctic continental shelves"
    Gille, S. T., D. C. McKee, and D. G. Martinson (2016). Oceanography, 29(4), 96-105, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.102.

  4. "Bringing biogeochemistry into the Argo age"
    Johnson, Kenneth S., and H. Claustre (2016). Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO062427.

  5. "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, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2818.

  6. "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.

  7. "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.

  8. "How does Subantarctic Mode Water ventilate the Southern Hemisphere subtropics?"
    Jones, D. C., A.J.S. Meijers, E. Shuckburgh, J.-B. Sallée, P. Haynes, E. Karczewska, and M.R. Mazloff (2016). J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121 (9), doi:10.1002/2016JC011680.

  9. "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.

  10. "Meridional overturning transports at 30°S in the Indian and Pacific Oceans in 2002-2003 and 2009"
    Hernandez-Guerra, A. and L. D. Talley (2016). Progress in Oceanography, 146, 89–120. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.06.005.

  11. "Zonal variations in the Southern Ocean heat budget"
    Tamsitt, V., L. Talley, M. Mazloff, I. Cerovecki (2016). J. Climate, 9 (18). doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0630.1

  12. "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

  13. "Bottom pressure torque and the vorticity balance from observations in Drake Passage"
    Firing, Y.L., Chereskin T.K., Watts R.D., Mazloff M.R. (2016). Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 121, 6, 4282–4302. doi:10.1002/2016JC011682

  14. "An oceanic heat transport pathway to the Amundsen Sea Embayment"
    Rodriguez, A. R., M. R. Mazloff, and S. T. Gille (2016). Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 121, 5, 3337–3349.

  15. "Mechanisms of Southern Ocean Heat Uptake and Transport in a Global Eddying Climate Model"
    Morrison, A. K, S.M. Griffies, M. Winton, W.G. Anderson, and J.L Sarmiento (2016). Journal of Climate, 29, 2059–2075.

  16. "Empirical Algorithms to Estimate Water Column pH in the Southern Ocean"
    Williams, N. L., L. W. Juranek, K. S. Johnson, R. A. Feely, S. C. Riser, L. D. Talley, J. L. Russell, J. L. Sarmiento, and R. Wanninkhof (2016). Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7, 3415–3422

  17. "Stratified tidal flow over a tall ridge above and below the turning latitude"
    Musgrave, R. C., R. Pinkel, J. A. MacKinnon, Matthew R. Mazloff and W. R. Young (2016). Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 793, 933-957.

  18. "Rapid variability of Antarctic Bottom Water transport into the Pacific Ocean inferred from GRACE"
    Mazloff, M. and C. Boening (2016). Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 8, 3822–3829.

  19. "Accurate oxygen measurements on modified Argo floats using in situ air calibrations"
    Bushinsky, S. M., S. R. Emerson, S. C. Riser, and D. D. Swift. (2016). Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods, doi:10.1002/lom3.10107.

  20. "Deep-Sea DuraFET: A pressure tolerant pH sensor designed for global sensor networks"
    Johnson, K. S., H. W. Jannasch, L. J. Coletti, V. A. Elrod, T. R. Martz, Y. Takeshita, R. J. Carlson, J. G. Connery (2016). Analytical Chemistry.

  21. "Fifteen years of ocean observations with the global Argo array"
    Riser, S.C., H.J. Freeland, D. Roemmich, S. Wijffels, A. Troisi, M. Belbéoch, D. Gilbert, J. Xu, S. Pouliquen, A. Thresher, P. Le Traon, G. Maze, B. Klein, M. Ravichandran, F. Grant, P. Poulain, T. Suga, B. Lim, A. Sterl, P. Sutton, K. Mork, P. J. Vélez-Belchí, I. Ansorge, B. King, J. Turton, M. Baringer & S. R. Jayne (2016). Nature Climate Change, 6, 145–153.

  22. "The spatiotemporal structure of diabatic processes governing the evolution of Subantarctic Mode Water in the Southern Ocean"
    Cerovecki, I. and M. Mazloff (2016). Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46, 683-710.

  23. "Air oxygen calibration of oxygen optodes on a profiling float array"
    Johnson, K. S., J. N. Plant, S. C. Riser, and D. Gilbert (2016). Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32, 2160–2172, 2016.


  1. "Complex functionality with minimal computation: promise and pitfalls of reduced-tracer ocean biogeochemistry model"
    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

  • "Deep ocean mixing during reappearances of Weddell Sea polynyas in 2016 and 2017"
    Campbell, E.C., E.A. Wilson, G.W.K.Moore, S.C. Riser, C.E. Brayton, M.R. Mazloff, L.D. Talley, 2018. Science, submitted.

  • Tamsitt, V., Talley, L.D., Mazloff, M.R., 2018. A deep eastern boundary current carrying Indian Deep Water south of Australia. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, submitted.

  • "The effects of enhanced sea ice export from the Ross Sea on recent cooling and freshening of the Southeast Pacific"
    Cerovecki, I., A. J. S. Meijer, M. R. Mazloff, S. T. Gille, V. Tamsitt, and P. R. Holland, 2018. J. Climate, submitted.

  • "The water mass transformation framework for ocean physics and biogeochemistry"
    Groeskamp, S., S.M. Griffies, D. Iudicone, R. Marsh, A.J.G. Nurser, and J.D. Zika, Annual Review of Marine Science, in review.

  • "Identifying Lagrangian coherent vorticies in a mesocale eddy-permitting ocean model"
    Tarshish, N., R. Abernathey, C. Zhang, C.O. Dufour, I. Frenger, and S.M. Griffies, iOcean Modelling, in revision.

  • "Nutrient-poor, slowly sinking organic matter in the Sargasso Sea – A hypothesis and supporting evidence."
    Fawcett, S.E., K.S. Johnson, S.C. Riser, N.Van Oostende, and D.M. Sigman, submitted, Limnology and Oceanography.

  • "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

Ph.D. Theses

  1. Aspects of the Three-Dimensionality of the Southern Ocean Overturning Circulation
    Tamsitt, Veronica, University of California, San Diego, 2018.
  2. New Insights on the Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle from Biogeochemical Argo Floats
    Williams, Nancy L., Oregon State University, Corvallis, 2018.
  3. 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
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