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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
02 Dec 2013
Time and space variability of freshwater content, heat content and seasonal ice melt in the Arctic Ocean from 1991 to 2011
M. Korhonen, B. Rudels, M. Marnela, A. Wisotzki, and J. Zhao
Ocean Sci., 9, 1015-1055,, 2013 | 60,253 views
17 Jan 2013
Evaluation of global monitoring and forecasting systems at Mercator Océan
J.-M. Lellouche, O. Le Galloudec, M. Drévillon, C. Régnier, E. Greiner, G. Garric, N. Ferry, C. Desportes, C.-E. Testut, C. Bricaud, R. Bourdallé-Badie, B. Tranchant, M. Benkiran, Y. Drillet, A. Daudin, and C. De Nicola
Ocean Sci., 9, 57-81,, 2013 | 41,251 views
14 Nov 2013
Frontal structures in the West Spitsbergen Current margins
W. Walczowski
Ocean Sci., 9, 957-975,, 2013 | 30,701 views
09 Sep 2013
Chaotic variability of the meridional overturning circulation on subannual to interannual timescales
J. J.-M. Hirschi, A. T. Blaker, B. Sinha, A. Coward, B. de Cuevas, S. Alderson, and G. Madec
Ocean Sci., 9, 805-823,, 2013 | 30,046 views
30 Apr 2014
The shallow meridional overturning circulation of the South China Sea
N. Zhang, J. Lan, and F. Cui
Ocean Sci. Discuss., 11, 1191-1212,, 2014
Revised manuscript has not been submitted (discussion: closed, 8 comments) | 17,307 views
25 Feb 2010
Impact of global ocean model resolution on sea-level variability with emphasis on interannual time scales
T. Penduff, M. Juza, L. Brodeau, G. C. Smith, B. Barnier, J.-M. Molines, A.-M. Treguier, and G. Madec
Ocean Sci., 6, 269-284,, 2010 | 13,712 views
06 Feb 2014
Observed decline of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation 2004–2012
D. A. Smeed, G. D. McCarthy, S. A. Cunningham, E. Frajka-Williams, D. Rayner, W. E. Johns, C. S. Meinen, M. O. Baringer, B. I. Moat, A. Duchez, and H. L. Bryden
Ocean Sci., 10, 29-38,, 2014 | 13,582 views
05 Jul 2006
The circulation of the Persian Gulf: a numerical study
J. Kämpf and M. Sadrinasab
Ocean Sci., 2, 27-41,, 2006 | 11,064 views
22 Nov 2011
How well can we derive Global Ocean Indicators from Argo data?
K. von Schuckmann and P.-Y. Le Traon
Ocean Sci., 7, 783-791,, 2011 | 10,889 views
27 Aug 2015
Simulation of tsunami generation, propagation and coastal inundation in the Eastern Mediterranean
A. G. Samaras, Th. V. Karambas, and R. Archetti
Ocean Sci., 11, 643-655,, 2015 | 10,777 views
13 Jan 2015
Improved sea level record over the satellite altimetry era (1993–2010) from the Climate Change Initiative project
M. Ablain, A. Cazenave, G. Larnicol, M. Balmaseda, P. Cipollini, Y. Faugère, M. J. Fernandes, O. Henry, J. A. Johannessen, P. Knudsen, O. Andersen, J. Legeais, B. Meyssignac, N. Picot, M. Roca, S. Rudenko, M. G. Scharffenberg, D. Stammer, G. Timms, and J. Benveniste
Ocean Sci., 11, 67-82,, 2015 | 8,777 views
18 Jan 2010
Density and Absolute Salinity of the Baltic Sea 2006–2009
R. Feistel, S. Weinreben, H. Wolf, S. Seitz, P. Spitzer, B. Adel, G. Nausch, B. Schneider, and D. G. Wright
Ocean Sci., 6, 3-24,, 2010 | 7,962 views
06 Aug 2014
Impact of a 30% reduction in Atlantic meridional overturning during 2009–2010
H. L. Bryden, B. A. King, G. D. McCarthy, and E. L. McDonagh
Ocean Sci., 10, 683-691,, 2014 | 7,762 views
05 May 2009
The density of seawater as a function of salinity (5 to 70 g kg−1) and temperature (273.15 to 363.15 K)
F. J. Millero and F. Huang
Ocean Sci., 5, 91-100,, 2009 | 7,318 views
10 Jul 2012
On the influence of wind and waves on underwater irradiance fluctuations
M. Hieronymi and A. Macke
Ocean Sci., 8, 455-471,, 2012 | 7,081 views
10 Jan 2013
The CORA dataset: validation and diagnostics of in-situ ocean temperature and salinity measurements
C. Cabanes, A. Grouazel, K. von Schuckmann, M. Hamon, V. Turpin, C. Coatanoan, F. Paris, S. Guinehut, C. Boone, N. Ferry, C. de Boyer Montégut, T. Carval, G. Reverdin, S. Pouliquen, and P.-Y. Le Traon
Ocean Sci., 9, 1-18,, 2013 | 6,448 views
28 Oct 2013
Tidally induced lateral dispersion of the Storfjorden overflow plume
F. Wobus, G. I. Shapiro, J. M. Huthnance, M. A. M. Maqueda, and Y. Aksenov
Ocean Sci., 9, 885-899,, 2013 | 6,285 views
01 Jun 2011
The effects of biogeochemical processes on oceanic conductivity/salinity/density relationships and the characterization of real seawater
R. Pawlowicz, D. G. Wright, and F. J. Millero
Ocean Sci., 7, 363-387,, 2011 | 6,102 views
26 Jul 2016
Observed and simulated full-depth ocean heat-content changes for 1970–2005
Lijing Cheng, Kevin E. Trenberth, Matthew D. Palmer, Jiang Zhu, and John P. Abraham
Ocean Sci., 12, 925-935,, 2016 | 5,555 views
08 Jul 2013
Biogeography of planktonic bacterial communities across the whole Mediterranean Sea
F. Mapelli, M. M. Varela, M. Barbato, R. Alvariño, M. Fusi, M. Álvarez, G. Merlino, D. Daffonchio, and S. Borin
Ocean Sci., 9, 585-595,, 2013 | 5,483 views
17 Jun 2009
A new assessment of the error budget of global mean sea level rate estimated by satellite altimetry over 1993–2008
M. Ablain, A. Cazenave, G. Valladeau, and S. Guinehut
Ocean Sci., 5, 193-201,, 2009 | 5,234 views
12 Oct 2012
Evaluation of Release-05 GRACE time-variable gravity coefficients over the ocean
D. P. Chambers and J. A. Bonin
Ocean Sci., 8, 859-868,, 2012 | 5,191 views
24 Jun 2014
Consistency of the current global ocean observing systems from an Argo perspective
K. von Schuckmann, J.-B. Sallée, D. Chambers, P.-Y. Le Traon, C. Cabanes, F. Gaillard, S. Speich, and M. Hamon
Ocean Sci., 10, 547-557,, 2014 | 5,144 views
11 Dec 2013
A new method for continuous measurements of oceanic and atmospheric N2O, CO and CO2: performance of off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy (OA-ICOS) coupled to non-dispersive infrared detection (NDIR)
D. L. Arévalo-Martínez, M. Beyer, M. Krumbholz, I. Piller, A. Kock, T. Steinhoff, A. Körtzinger, and H. W. Bange
Ocean Sci., 9, 1071-1087,, 2013 | 5,034 views
10 Dec 2009
Optical tools for ocean monitoring and research
C. Moore, A. Barnard, P. Fietzek, M. R. Lewis, H. M. Sosik, S. White, and O. Zielinski
Ocean Sci., 5, 661-684,, 2009 | 5,008 views
10 Nov 2009
Sensors and instruments for oceanic dissolved carbon measurements
U. Schuster, A. Hannides, L. Mintrop, and A. Körtzinger
Ocean Sci., 5, 547-558,, 2009 | 4,957 views
01 Feb 2010
Thermodynamic properties of sea air
R. Feistel, D. G. Wright, H.-J. Kretzschmar, E. Hagen, S. Herrmann, and R. Span
Ocean Sci., 6, 91-141,, 2010 | 4,900 views
03 Aug 2009
The Kuroshio exchange with the South and East China Seas
T. Matsuno, J.-S. Lee, and S. Yanao
Ocean Sci., 5, 303-312,, 2009 | 4,831 views
31 Aug 2012
An operational model for the West Iberian coast: products and services
M. Mateus, G. Riflet, P. Chambel, L. Fernandes, R. Fernandes, M. Juliano, F. Campuzano, H. de Pablo, and R. Neves
Ocean Sci., 8, 713-732,, 2012 | 4,799 views
14 Jul 2014
Observations of a phytoplankton spring bloom onset triggered by a density front in NW Mediterranean
A. Olita, S. Sparnocchia, S. Cusí, L. Fazioli, R. Sorgente, J. Tintoré, and A. Ribotti
Ocean Sci., 10, 657-666,, 2014 | 4,798 views
09 Jul 2013
A comparison between gradient descent and stochastic approaches for parameter optimization of a sea ice model
H. Sumata, F. Kauker, R. Gerdes, C. Köberle, and M. Karcher
Ocean Sci., 9, 609-630,, 2013 | 4,711 views
15 Feb 2008
Operational ocean models in the Adriatic Sea: a skill assessment
J. Chiggiato and P. Oddo
Ocean Sci., 4, 61-71,, 2008 | 4,664 views
08 May 2009
Molecular biology techniques and applications for ocean sensing
J. P. Zehr, I. Hewson, and P. Moisander
Ocean Sci., 5, 101-113,, 2009 | 4,545 views
01 Mar 2013
Global surface-ocean pCO2 and sea–air CO2 flux variability from an observation-driven ocean mixed-layer scheme
C. Rödenbeck, R. F. Keeling, D. C. E. Bakker, N. Metzl, A. Olsen, C. Sabine, and M. Heimann
Ocean Sci., 9, 193-216,, 2013 | 4,476 views
18 May 2010
Biofouling protection for marine environmental sensors
L. Delauney, C. Compère, and M. Lehaitre
Ocean Sci., 6, 503-511,, 2010 | 4,469 views
30 Oct 2013
The circulation of Icelandic waters – a modelling study
K. Logemann, J. Ólafsson, Á. Snorrason, H. Valdimarsson, and G. Marteinsdóttir
Ocean Sci., 9, 931-955,, 2013 | 4,414 views
19 Feb 2013
Near-surface measurements of sea spray aerosol production over whitecaps in the open ocean
S. J. Norris, I. M. Brooks, B. I. Moat, M. J. Yelland, G. de Leeuw, R. W. Pascal, and B. Brooks
Ocean Sci., 9, 133-145,, 2013 | 4,378 views
18 May 2011
Mixing, heat fluxes and heat content evolution of the Arctic Ocean mixed layer
A. Sirevaag, S. de la Rosa, I. Fer, M. Nicolaus, M. Tjernström, and M. G. McPhee
Ocean Sci., 7, 335-349,, 2011 | 4,339 views
19 Mar 2013
Long-term monitoring programme of the hydrological variability in the Mediterranean Sea: a first overview of the HYDROCHANGES network
K. Schroeder, C. Millot, L. Bengara, S. Ben Ismail, M. Bensi, M. Borghini, G. Budillon, V. Cardin, L. Coppola, C. Curtil, A. Drago, B. El Moumni, J. Font, J. L. Fuda, J. García-Lafuente, G. P. Gasparini, H. Kontoyiannis, D. Lefevre, P. Puig, P. Raimbault, G. Rougier, J. Salat, C. Sammari, J. C. Sánchez Garrido, A. Sanchez-Roman, S. Sparnocchia, C. Tamburini, I. Taupier-Letage, A. Theocharis, M. Vargas-Yáñez, and A. Vetrano
Ocean Sci., 9, 301-324,, 2013 | 4,298 views
04 Oct 2011
Spectrophotometric high-precision seawater pH determination for use in underway measuring systems
S. Aßmann, C. Frank, and A. Körtzinger
Ocean Sci., 7, 597-607,, 2011 | 4,282 views
04 Jul 2014
Residual circulation and freshwater transport in the Dutch Wadden Sea: a numerical modelling study
M. Duran-Matute, T. Gerkema, G. J. de Boer, J. J. Nauw, and U. Gräwe
Ocean Sci., 10, 611-632,, 2014 | 4,268 views
07 Dec 2009
A review of the role of submarine canyons in deep-ocean exchange with the shelf
S. E. Allen and X. Durrieu de Madron
Ocean Sci., 5, 607-620,, 2009 | 4,129 views
21 Dec 2012
A global algorithm for estimating Absolute Salinity
T. J. McDougall, D. R. Jackett, F. J. Millero, R. Pawlowicz, and P. M. Barker
Ocean Sci., 8, 1123-1134,, 2012 | 4,113 views
07 Jul 2009
Thermodynamic properties of standard seawater: extensions to high temperatures and pressures
J. Safarov, F. Millero, R. Feistel, A. Heintz, and E. Hassel
Ocean Sci., 5, 235-246,, 2009 | 4,031 views
06 Feb 2015
Roles of initial ocean surface and subsurface states on successfully predicting 2006–2007 El Niño with an intermediate coupled model
F. Zheng and J. Zhu
Ocean Sci., 11, 187-194,, 2015 | 3,994 views
11 Oct 2010
Numerical simulations of spreading of the Persian Gulf outflow into the Oman Sea
M. Ezam, A. A. Bidokhti, and A. H. Javid
Ocean Sci., 6, 887-900,, 2010 | 3,940 views
15 Aug 2012
TOPAZ4: an ocean-sea ice data assimilation system for the North Atlantic and Arctic
P. Sakov, F. Counillon, L. Bertino, K. A. Lisæter, P. R. Oke, and A. Korablev
Ocean Sci., 8, 633-656,, 2012 | 3,932 views
11 Mar 2014
Geostrophic currents and kinetic energies in the Black Sea estimated from merged drifter and satellite altimetry data
M. Menna and P.-M. Poulain
Ocean Sci., 10, 155-165,, 2014 | 3,848 views
22 Sep 2010
Trends in coastal upwelling intensity during the late 20th century
N. Narayan, A. Paul, S. Mulitza, and M. Schulz
Ocean Sci., 6, 815-823,, 2010 | 3,832 views
22 Feb 2013
Sea surface freshening inferred from SMOS and ARGO salinity: impact of rain
J. Boutin, N. Martin, G. Reverdin, X. Yin, and F. Gaillard
Ocean Sci., 9, 183-192,, 2013 | 3,819 views
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