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Volume 11, 2015

Volume 11, 2015

05 Jan 2015
Phytoplankton blooms on the western shelf of Tasmania: evidence of a highly productive ecosystem
J. Kämpf
Ocean Sci., 11, 1–11, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-1-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-1-2015, 2015
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09 Jan 2015
Is coccolithophore distribution in the Mediterranean Sea related to seawater carbonate chemistry?
A. Oviedo, P. Ziveri, M. Álvarez, and T. Tanhua
Ocean Sci., 11, 13–32, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-13-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-13-2015, 2015
09 Jan 2015
Modelling of underwater light fields in turbid and eutrophic waters: application and validation with experimental data
B. Sundarabalan and P. Shanmugam
Ocean Sci., 11, 33–52, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-33-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-33-2015, 2015
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09 Jan 2015
Thermohaline properties in the Eastern Mediterranean in the last three decades: is the basin returning to the pre-EMT situation?
V. Cardin, G. Civitarese, D. Hainbucher, M. Bensi, and A. Rubino
Ocean Sci., 11, 53–66, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-53-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-53-2015, 2015
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-67-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-67-2015, 2015
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13 Jan 2015
An alternative method for correcting fluorescence quenching
L. Biermann, C. Guinet, M. Bester, A. Brierley, and L. Boehme
Ocean Sci., 11, 83–91, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-83-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-83-2015, 2015
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21 Jan 2015
Consequences of artificial deepwater ventilation in the Bornholm Basin for oxygen conditions, cod reproduction and benthic biomass – a model study
A. Stigebrandt, R. Rosenberg, L. Råman Vinnå, and M. Ödalen
Ocean Sci., 11, 93–110, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-93-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-93-2015, 2015
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26 Jan 2015
Comparative heat and gas exchange measurements in the Heidelberg Aeolotron, a large annular wind-wave tank
L. Nagel, K. E. Krall, and B. Jähne
Ocean Sci., 11, 111–120, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-111-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-111-2015, 2015
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28 Jan 2015
Measuring air–sea gas-exchange velocities in a large-scale annular wind–wave tank
E. Mesarchaki, C. Kräuter, K. E. Krall, M. Bopp, F. Helleis, J. Williams, and B. Jähne
Ocean Sci., 11, 121–138, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-121-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-121-2015, 2015
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03 Feb 2015
Using empirical orthogonal functions derived from remote-sensing reflectance for the prediction of phytoplankton pigment concentrations
A. Bracher, M. H. Taylor, B. Taylor, T. Dinter, R. Röttgers, and F. Steinmetz
Ocean Sci., 11, 139–158, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-139-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-139-2015, 2015
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03 Feb 2015
Coastal sea level response to the tropical cyclonic forcing in the northern Indian Ocean
P. Mehra, M. Soumya, P. Vethamony, K. Vijaykumar, T. M. Balakrishnan Nair, Y. Agarvadekar, K. Jyoti, K. Sudheesh, R. Luis, S. Lobo, and B. Harmalkar
Ocean Sci., 11, 159–173, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-159-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-159-2015, 2015
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06 Feb 2015
A wind-driven nonseasonal barotropic fluctuation of the Canadian inland seas
C. G. Piecuch and R. M. Ponte
Ocean Sci., 11, 175–185, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-175-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-175-2015, 2015
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-187-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-187-2015, 2015
11 Feb 2015
Argo data assimilation into HYCOM with an EnOI method in the Atlantic Ocean
D. Mignac, C. A. S. Tanajura, A. N. Santana, L. N. Lima, and J. Xie
Ocean Sci., 11, 195–213, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-195-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-195-2015, 2015
05 Mar 2015
Temperature–salinity distribution in the northeastern Atlantic from ship and Argo vertical casts
I. Bashmachnikov, F. Neves, Â. Nascimento, J. Medeiros, I. Ambar, J. Dias, and X. Carton
Ocean Sci., 11, 215–236, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-215-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-215-2015, 2015
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11 Mar 2015
Constraining energetic slope currents through assimilation of high-frequency radar observations
A. K. Sperrevik, K. H. Christensen, and J. Röhrs
Ocean Sci., 11, 237–249, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-237-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-237-2015, 2015
13 Mar 2015
A geographical and seasonal comparison of nitrogen uptake by phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean
R. Philibert, H. Waldron, and D. Clark
Ocean Sci., 11, 251–267, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-251-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-251-2015, 2015
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20 Mar 2015
Technical Note: Watershed strategy for oceanic mesoscale eddy splitting
Q. Y. Li and L. Sun
Ocean Sci., 11, 269–273, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-269-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-269-2015, 2015
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26 Mar 2015
In situ autonomous optical radiometry measurements for satellite ocean color validation in the Western Black Sea
G. Zibordi, F. Mélin, J.-F. Berthon, and M. Talone
Ocean Sci., 11, 275–286, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-275-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-275-2015, 2015
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27 Mar 2015
Tidal forcing, energetics, and mixing near the Yermak Plateau
I. Fer, M. Müller, and A. K. Peterson
Ocean Sci., 11, 287–304, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-287-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-287-2015, 2015
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01 Apr 2015
Correlation between subsurface high-salinity water in the northern South China Sea and the North Equatorial Current–Kuroshio circulation system from HYCOM simulations
A. Wang, Y. Du, W. Zhuang, and Y. Qi
Ocean Sci., 11, 305–312, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-305-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-305-2015, 2015
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23 Apr 2015
Technical Note: A fully automated purge and trap GC-MS system for quantification of volatile organic compound (VOC) fluxes between the ocean and atmosphere
S. J. Andrews, S. C. Hackenberg, and L. J. Carpenter
Ocean Sci., 11, 313–321, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-313-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-313-2015, 2015
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12 May 2015
Modelling of the anthropogenic tritium transient and its decay product helium-3 in the Mediterranean Sea using a high-resolution regional model
M. Ayache, J.-C. Dutay, P. Jean-Baptiste, K. Beranger, T. Arsouze, J. Beuvier, J. Palmieri, B. Le-vu, and W. Roether
Ocean Sci., 11, 323–342, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-323-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-323-2015, 2015
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12 May 2015
Deep drivers of mesoscale circulation in the central Rockall Trough
T. J. Sherwin, D. Aleynik, E. Dumont, and M. E. Inall
Ocean Sci., 11, 343–359, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-343-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-343-2015, 2015
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12 May 2015
Eddy characteristics in the South Indian Ocean as inferred from surface drifters
S. Zheng, Y. Du, J. Li, and X. Cheng
Ocean Sci., 11, 361–371, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-361-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-361-2015, 2015
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21 May 2015
Retrieving the availability of light in the ocean utilising spectral signatures of vibrational Raman scattering in hyper-spectral satellite measurements
T. Dinter, V. V. Rozanov, J. P. Burrows, and A. Bracher
Ocean Sci., 11, 373–389, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-373-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-373-2015, 2015
21 May 2015
Friction and mixing effects on potential vorticity for bottom current crossing a marine strait: an application to the Sicily Channel (central Mediterranean Sea)
F. Falcini and E. Salusti
Ocean Sci., 11, 391–403, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-391-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-391-2015, 2015
04 Jun 2015
Modelling survival and connectivity of Mnemiopsis leidyi in the south-western North Sea and Scheldt estuaries
J. van der Molen, J. van Beek, S. Augustine, L. Vansteenbrugge, L. van Walraven, V. Langenberg, H. W. van der Veer, K. Hostens, S. Pitois, and J. Robbens
Ocean Sci., 11, 405–424, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-405-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-405-2015, 2015
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04 Jun 2015
Assessment of an ensemble system that assimilates Jason-1/Envisat altimeter data in a probabilistic model of the North Atlantic ocean circulation
G. Candille, J.-M. Brankart, and P. Brasseur
Ocean Sci., 11, 425–438, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-425-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-425-2015, 2015
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08 Jun 2015
Water level oscillations in Monterey Bay and Harbor
J. Park, W. V. Sweet, and R. Heitsenrether
Ocean Sci., 11, 439–453, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-439-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-439-2015, 2015
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22 Jun 2015
Circulation, eddies, oxygen, and nutrient changes in the eastern tropical South Pacific Ocean
R. Czeschel, L. Stramma, R. A. Weller, and T. Fischer
Ocean Sci., 11, 455–470, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-455-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-455-2015, 2015
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26 Jun 2015
Dynamics of turbulent western-boundary currents at low latitude in a shallow-water model
C. Q. C. Akuetevi and A. Wirth
Ocean Sci., 11, 471–481, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-471-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-471-2015, 2015
30 Jun 2015
Decadal variability and trends of the Benguela upwelling system as simulated in a high-resolution ocean simulation
N. Tim, E. Zorita, and B. Hünicke
Ocean Sci., 11, 483–502, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-483-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-483-2015, 2015
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03 Jul 2015
Mean circulation in the coastal ocean off northeastern North America from a regional-scale ocean model
K. Chen and R. He
Ocean Sci., 11, 503–517, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-503-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-503-2015, 2015
08 Jul 2015
The OceanFlux Greenhouse Gases methodology for deriving a sea surface climatology of CO2 fugacity in support of air–sea gas flux studies
L. M. Goddijn-Murphy, D. K. Woolf, P. E. Land, J. D. Shutler, and C. Donlon
Ocean Sci., 11, 519–541, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-519-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-519-2015, 2015
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09 Jul 2015
Investigation of suitable sites for wave energy converters around Sicily (Italy)
C. Iuppa, L. Cavallaro, D. Vicinanza, and E. Foti
Ocean Sci., 11, 543–557, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-543-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-543-2015, 2015
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09 Jul 2015
Reconstructing bottom water temperatures from measurements of temperature and thermal diffusivity in marine sediments
F. Miesner, A. Lechleiter, and C. Müller
Ocean Sci., 11, 559–571, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-559-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-559-2015, 2015
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20 Jul 2015
Constraining parameters in marine pelagic ecosystem models – is it actually feasible with typical observations of standing stocks?
U. Löptien and H. Dietze
Ocean Sci., 11, 573–590, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-573-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-573-2015, 2015
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27 Jul 2015
Exploring the isopycnal mixing and helium–heat paradoxes in a suite of Earth system models
A. Gnanadesikan, M.-A. Pradal, and R. Abernathey
Ocean Sci., 11, 591–605, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-591-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-591-2015, 2015
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30 Jul 2015
Accelerated sea level rise and Florida Current transport
J. Park and W. Sweet
Ocean Sci., 11, 607–615, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-607-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-607-2015, 2015
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04 Aug 2015
Sea level trend and variability around Peninsular Malaysia
Q. H. Luu, P. Tkalich, and T. W. Tay
Ocean Sci., 11, 617–628, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-617-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-617-2015, 2015
12 Aug 2015
Eddy surface properties and propagation at Southern Hemisphere western boundary current systems
G. S. Pilo, M. M. Mata, and J. L. L. Azevedo
Ocean Sci., 11, 629–641, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-629-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-629-2015, 2015
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-643-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-643-2015, 2015
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31 Aug 2015
Impact of currents on surface flux computations and their feedback on dynamics at regional scales
A. Olita, I. Iermano, L. Fazioli, A. Ribotti, C. Tedesco, F. Pessini, and R. Sorgente
Ocean Sci., 11, 657–666, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-657-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-657-2015, 2015
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02 Sep 2015
Mesoscale variability in the Arabian Sea from HYCOM model results and observations: impact on the Persian Gulf Water path
P. L'Hégaret, R. Duarte, X. Carton, C. Vic, D. Ciani, R. Baraille, and S. Corréard
Ocean Sci., 11, 667–693, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-667-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-667-2015, 2015
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07 Sep 2015
Technical Note: Remote sensing of sea surface salinity using the propagation of low-frequency navigation signals
I. Astin and Y. Feng
Ocean Sci., 11, 695–698, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-695-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-695-2015, 2015
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18 Sep 2015
Perspectives of transient tracer applications and limiting cases
T. Stöven, T. Tanhua, M. Hoppema, and J. L. Bullister
Ocean Sci., 11, 699–718, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-699-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-699-2015, 2015
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18 Sep 2015
Global representation of tropical cyclone-induced short-term ocean thermal changes using Argo data
L. Cheng, J. Zhu, and R. L. Sriver
Ocean Sci., 11, 719–741, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-719-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-719-2015, 2015
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22 Sep 2015
Transport of volume, heat, and salt towards the Arctic in the Faroe Current 1993–2013
B. Hansen, K. M. H. Larsen, H. Hátún, R. Kristiansen, E. Mortensen, and S. Østerhus
Ocean Sci., 11, 743–757, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-743-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-743-2015, 2015
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25 Sep 2015
Spatio-temporal variability of micro-, nano- and pico-phytoplankton in the Mediterranean Sea from satellite ocean colour data of SeaWiFS
M. Sammartino, A. Di Cicco, S. Marullo, and R. Santoleri
Ocean Sci., 11, 759–778, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-759-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-759-2015, 2015
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02 Oct 2015
Estimation of upward radiances and reflectances at the surface of the sea from above-surface measurements
Ø. Kleiv, A. Folkestad, J. Høkedal, K. Sørensen, and E. Aas
Ocean Sci., 11, 779–788, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-779-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-779-2015, 2015
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06 Oct 2015
Sea level budget over 2005–2013: missing contributions and data errors
H. B. Dieng, A. Cazenave, K. von Schuckmann, M. Ablain, and B. Meyssignac
Ocean Sci., 11, 789–802, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-789-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-789-2015, 2015
09 Oct 2015
Distribution of intermediate water masses in the subtropical northeast Atlantic
I. Bashmachnikov, Â. Nascimento, F. Neves, T. Menezes, and N. V. Koldunov
Ocean Sci., 11, 803–827, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-803-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-803-2015, 2015
14 Oct 2015
Impacts of mean dynamic topography on a regional ocean assimilation system
C. Yan, J. Zhu, and C. A. S. Tanajura
Ocean Sci., 11, 829–837, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-829-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-829-2015, 2015
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19 Oct 2015
On the observability of turbulent transport rates by Argo: supporting evidence from an inversion experiment
G. Forget, D. Ferreira, and X. Liang
Ocean Sci., 11, 839–853, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-839-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-839-2015, 2015
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26 Oct 2015
On the modulation of the periodicity of the Faroe Bank Channel overflow instabilities
E. Darelius, I. Fer, T. Rasmussen, C. Guo, and K. M. H. Larsen
Ocean Sci., 11, 855–871, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-855-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-855-2015, 2015
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09 Nov 2015
Responses of atmospheric circulation to sea surface temperature anomalies in the South China Sea
M. P. Zhou and G. H. Wang
Ocean Sci., 11, 873–878, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-873-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-873-2015, 2015
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16 Nov 2015
Evaluation of numerical models by FerryBox and fixed platform in situ data in the southern North Sea
M. Haller, F. Janssen, J. Siddorn, W. Petersen, and S. Dick
Ocean Sci., 11, 879–896, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-879-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-879-2015, 2015
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18 Nov 2015
The RADMED monitoring programme as a tool for MSFD implementation: towards an ecosystem-based approach
J. L. López-Jurado, R. Balbín, F. Alemany, B. Amengual, A. Aparicio-González, M. L. Fernández de Puelles, M. C. García-Martínez, M. Gazá, J. Jansá, A. Morillas-Kieffer, F. Moyá, R. Santiago, M. Serra, and M. Vargas-Yáñez
Ocean Sci., 11, 897–908, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-897-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-897-2015, 2015
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23 Nov 2015
High-resolution satellite turbidity and sea surface temperature observations of river plume interactions during a significant flood event
V. E. Brando, F. Braga, L. Zaggia, C. Giardino, M. Bresciani, E. Matta, D. Bellafiore, C. Ferrarin, F. Maicu, A. Benetazzo, D. Bonaldo, F. M. Falcieri, A. Coluccelli, A. Russo, and S. Carniel
Ocean Sci., 11, 909–920, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-909-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-909-2015, 2015
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26 Nov 2015
Evaluating the surface circulation in the Ebro delta (northeastern Spain) with quality-controlled high-frequency radar measurements
P. Lorente, S. Piedracoba, J. Soto-Navarro, and E. Alvarez-Fanjul
Ocean Sci., 11, 921–935, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-921-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-921-2015, 2015
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27 Nov 2015
An improved method for the determination of dissolved nitric oxide (NO) in seawater samples
H. E. Lutterbeck and H. W. Bange
Ocean Sci., 11, 937–946, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-937-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-937-2015, 2015
07 Dec 2015
Technical note: Could benzalkonium chloride be a suitable alternative to mercuric chloride for preservation of seawater samples?
J. Gloël, C. Robinson, G. H. Tilstone, G. Tarran, and J. Kaiser
Ocean Sci., 11, 947–952, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-947-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-947-2015, 2015
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11 Dec 2015
Monitoring Atlantic overturning circulation and transport variability with GRACE-type ocean bottom pressure observations – a sensitivity study
K. Bentel, F. W. Landerer, and C. Boening
Ocean Sci., 11, 953–963, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-953-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-953-2015, 2015
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21 Dec 2015
Simulation of the mantle and crustal helium isotope signature in the Mediterranean Sea using a high-resolution regional circulation model
M. Ayache, J.-C. Dutay, P. Jean-Baptiste, and E. Fourré
Ocean Sci., 11, 965–978, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-965-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-11-965-2015, 2015
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