Below is a list of select recent publications by CPT members

Müller, M., Arbic, B. K., Richman, J. G., Shriver, J. F., Kunze, E. L., Scott, R. B., ... & Zamudio, L, Toward an internal gravity wave spectrum in global ocean models. Geophysical Research Letters, 2015

Whalen, C. B., MacKinnon, J. A., Talley, L. D., & Waterhouse, A. F. ,Estimating the Mean Diapycnal Mixing Using a Finescale Strain Parameterization. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45(4), 1174-1188,  2015

Sheen, K. L., Brearley, J. A., Naveira Garabato, A. C., Smeed, D. A., Laurent, L. S., Meredith, M. P., ... & Waterman, S. N., Modification of turbulent dissipation rates by a deep Southern Ocean eddy. Geophysical Research Letters, 2015

Forryan, A., Naveira Garabato, A. C., Polzin, K. L., & Waterman, S. ,. Rapid injection of near‐inertial shear into the stratified upper ocean at an Antarctic Circumpolar Current front. Geophysical Research Letters, 2015

Meyer, A., Sloyan, B. M., Polzin, K. L., Phillips, H. E., & Bindoff, N. L.. Mixing variability in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography,45(4), 966-987, 2015

Waterhouse, A. F., et al., Global patterns of diapycnal mixing from measurements of the turbulent dissipation rate, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 1854–1872, 2014.

Sheen, K. L., Garabato, A. N., Brearley, J. A., Meredith, M. P., Polzin, K. L., Smeed, D. A., ... & Watson, A. J.  Eddy-induced variability in Southern Ocean abyssal mixing on climatic timescales. Nature Geoscience, 2014

Waterman, S., K. L. Polzin, A. C. Naveira Garabato, K. L. Sheen, and A. Forryan, Suppression of internal wave breaking in the antarctic circumpolar current near topography, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44(5), 1466–1492, 2014.

Polzin, K. L., A. C. Naveira Garabato, T. N. Huussen, B. M. Sloyan, and S. Waterman, Finescale parameterizations of turbulent dissipation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(2), 1383–1419, 2014.

Nikurashin, M., R. Ferrari, N. Grisouard, and K. Polzin, The impact of finite-amplitude bottom topography on internal wave generation in the southern ocean, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44(11), 2938–2950, 2014.

Melet, A., R. Hallberg, S. Legg, and M. Nikurashin, Sensitivity of the ocean state to lee wave driven mixing, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 900–921, 2014.

Legg, S., Scattering of low-mode internal waves at finite isolated topography., Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 2014

Trossman, D. S., B. K. Arbic, S. T. Garner, J. A. Goff, S. R. Jayne, E. J. Metzger, and A. J. Wallcraft, Impact of parameterized lee wave drag on the energy budget of an eddying global ocean model, Ocean Modelling, 72, 119–142, 2013.

Sun, O. M., S. R. Jayne, K. L. Polzin, B. A. Rahter, and L. C. St. Laurent, Scaling turbulent mixing in the transition layer, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(11), 2013.

Alford, M. H., J. B. Girton, G. Voet, G. S. Carter, J. B. Mickett, and J. M. Klymak, Turbulent mixing and hydraulic control of abyssal water in the Samoan Passage, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40 (17), 4668–4674, 2013.

Klymak, J. M., M. Buijsman, S. M. Legg, and R. Pinkel, Parameterizing baroclinic internal tide scattering and breaking on supercritical topography: the one- and two-ridge cases. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43:1380-1397, 2013

MacKinnon, J.A., L. St. Laurent, L. and A. Naveira Garabato.  Diapycnal mixing processes in the ocean interior, a chapter in "Ocean Circulation and Climate - Observing and Modelling the Global Ocean, Revised", 2013.  [final draft]

Jochum, M., B. P. Briegleb, G. Danabasoglu, W. G. Large, N. J. Norton, S. R. Jayne, M. H. Alford, and F. O. Bryan,  "The impact of oceanic near-inertial waves on climate" , J. Climate, 26, 2833–2844, 2013.

Matthew H. Alford, James B. Girton, Gunnar Voet, Glenn S. Carter, John B. Mickett and Jody M. Klymak  "Turbulent mixing and hydraulic control of abyssal water in the Samoan Passage", Geophysical Research Letters, 39, DOI: 10.1002/grl.50684, 2013

MacKinnon, J.A., M. H. Alford, Rob Pinkel, Jody Klymak, and Zhongxiang Zhao. The latitudinal dependence of shear and mixing in the Pacific transiting the critical latitude for PSI.  Jounal of Physical Oceanography, 43, p 3-16, 2013.

Melet, A., R. Hallberg, S. Legg, and K. Polzin, Sensitivity of the  Ocean state to the vertical distribution of internal-tide driven mixing, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(3), 602-615, 2013.

St. Laurent, L. C., A. C. N. Garabato, J. R. Ledwell, A. M. Thurnherr, J. M. Toole, and A. J. Watson, Turbulence and diapycnal mixing in drake passage, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42(12), 2143– 2152, 2012.

Simmons, Harper L. and Matthew H. Alford. Simulating the long-range swell of internal waves generated by ocean storms. Oceanography,  25(2): 30-41,, 2012.

Whalen, C.B., L. D. Talley and J.A. MacKinnon. Spatial and temporal variability of global ocean mixing inferred from Argo profiles, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL053196, 2012.

Arbic, B., A. Wallcraft, and E. Metzger, Concurrent simulation of the eddying general circulation and tides in a global ocean model, Ocean Modelling, 32, 175–187, 2010.

Zhao, Z., M. H. Alford, J. A. MacKinnon, and R. Pinkel, Long-range propagation of the semidiurnal internal tide from the Hawaiian Ridge, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 713–736, 2010.

Kelly, S.M, and J. D. Nash, Internal-tide generation and destruction by shoaling internal tides. Geophys Res. Letters, 37(23), 2010.

Klymak, J. M., S. Legg, and R. Pinkel, A simple parameterization of turbulent tidal mixing near supercritical topography.  J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 2059–2074, 2010.

Jochum, M., Impact of latitudinal variations in vertical diffusivity impact of latitudinal variations in vertical diffusivity on climate simulations, J. Geophys. Res., 114, 2009.

Polzin, K. L. An abyssal recipe.  Ocean Modelling, 30, 298–309, 2009.

NSF We gratefully acknowledge funding from NSF and NOAA