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Oceanography Publications 2017

  1. Ansorge IJ, Skelton P, Bekker A, De Bruyn PJN, Butterworth D, Cilliers P, [et al.] (2017). Exploring South Africa’s southern frontier: A 20-year vision for polar research through the South African National Antarctic Programme. S Afr J Sci. 2017;113(5/6), Art. #a0205, 7 pages. DOI: 10.17159/sajs.2017/a0205
  2. Astudillo O, Dewitte B, Mallet M, Frappart F, Rutllant J, Ramos M, Bravo L, Goubanova K and Illig S. (2017) Surface Winds off Peru-Chile: Observing closer to the coast from radar altimetry. Journal of Remote Sensing of Environment, 191:179-196. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.01.010.
  3. Baker AR, Kanakidou M, Altieri KE, Daskalakis N, Okin GS, Myriokefalitakis S, Dentener F, UematsuM, Sarin MM, Duce RA and Galloway JN. (2017). Observation-and model-based estimates of particulate dry nitrogen deposition to the oceans. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17(13):8189-8210. 
  4. Barlow R, Lamont T, Gibberd MJ, Airs R, Jacobs L, Britz K. (2017). Phytoplankton communities and acclimation in a cyclonic eddy in the southwest Indian Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 124:18-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.03.013 
  5. Blamey RC, Middleton C, Lennard C and Reason CJC. (2017). A climatology of potential severe convective environments across South Africa. Climate Dynamics, Article in Press. pp. 1-18. DOI:10.1007/s00382-016-3434-7 
  6. Cuypers Y, Pous S, Sprintall J, Atmadipoera A, Madec G and Molcard R. (2017). Deep circulation driven by strong vertical mixing in the Timor Basin. Ocean Dynamics. 67(2):191-209. DOI: 10.1007/s10236-016-1019-y.
  7. Desbiolles F, Bentamy A, Blanke B, Roy C, Mestas-Nuñez AM, Grodsky SA, Herbette S, Cambon G. [et al.] (2017). Two decades [1992–2012] of surface wind analyses based on satellite scatterometer observations. Journal of Marine Systems. 168:38-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.01.003.
  8. Driver P and Reason CJC. (2017). Variability in the Botswana High and its relationships with rainfall and temperature characteristics over southern Africa. Int. J. Climatol, Article in Press. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5022
  9. Du Plessis M., Swart S, Ansorge IJ and Mahadevan A. (2017). Submesoscale processes promote seasonal restratification in the Subantarctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res.: Oceans, 122(4): 2960–2975. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC012494
  10. Fraser CI, Kay GM, Du Plessis M and Ryan PG. (2017). Breaking down the barrier: dispersal across the Antarctic Polar Front. Ecography. 40(1):235-237. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02449.
  11. Gamoyo M, Reason CJC and Collins C. (2017). A numerical investigation of the Southern Gyre using ROMS. Journal of Marine Systems. 169:11-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.01.002. 
  12. García-Reyes M, Lamont T, Sydeman WJ, Black BA, Rykaczewski RR, Thompson SA, Bograd SJ. (2017). A comparison of modes of upwelling-favorable wind variability in the Benguela and California current ecosystems. Journal of Marine Systems, Article in Press.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.06.002
  13. Holton L, Deshayes J, Backeberg BC, Loveday BR, Hermes JC and Reason CJC. (2017). Spatio-temporal characteristics of Agulhas leakage: a model inter-comparison study. Climate Dynamics, 48(7-8): 2107-2121. DOI:10.1007/s00382-016-3193-5.
  14. Imbol Koungue RA, Illig S and Rouault M. (2017). Role of interannual Kelvin wave propagations in the equatorial Atlantic on the Angola Benguela Current system, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, DOI: 10.1002/2016JC012463 
  15. Jickells TD, Buitenhuis E, Altieri K, Baker AR, Capone D, Duce RA, Dentener F, Fennel K, Kanakidou M, LaRoche J, Lee K, Liss P, Middelburg JJ, Moore JK, Okin G, Oschlies A, Sarin M, Seitzinger S, Sharples J, Singh A, Suntharalingam P, Uematsu M, Zamora LM. (2017). A reevaluation of the magnitude and impacts of anthropogenic atmospheric nitrogen inputs on the ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31(2): 289-305. DOI: 10.1002/2016GB005586
  16. Krug M, Swart S and Gula J. (2017). Submesoscale cyclones in the Agulhas Current. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44(1): 346-354. DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071006
  17. Lain LR, Bernard S and Matthews MW. (2017). Understanding the contribution of phytoplankton phase functions to uncertainties in the water colour signal. Optics Express 25(4): A151-A165. DOI: 10.1364/OE.25.00A151
  18. Lamont T, García-Reyes M, Bograd SJ, Van der Lingen CD, Sydeman WJ. (2017). Upwelling indices for comparative ecosystem studies: Variability in the Benguela Upwelling System. Journal of Marine Systems, Article in Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.05.007
  19. Manatsa D and Reason CJC. (2017). ENSO–Kalahari Desert linkages on southern Africa summer surface air temperature variability.  International Journal of Climatology, 37(4): 1728-1745. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4806
  20. Maoyi ML, Abiodun BJ, Prusa JM, Veitch JJ. (2017) Simulating the characteristics of tropical cyclones over the South West Indian Ocean using a Stretched-Grid Global Climate Model. Climate Dynamics, (0):1-6. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3706-x 
  21. Massei N, Dieppois B, Hannah DM, Lavers DA, Fossa M, Laignel B and Debret M. (2017). Multi-time-scale hydroclimate dynamics of a regional watershed and links to large-scale atmospheric circulation: Application to the Seine river catchment, France. Journal of Hydrology. 546:262-275. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.01.008. 
  22. Mawren D and Reason CJC. (2017). Variability of upper-ocean characteristics and tropical cyclones in the South West Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res.: Oceans, 122(3): 2012-2028. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC012028.
  23. Petrenko AA, Doglioli AM, Nencioli F, Kersal´e M. [et al.] (2017). A review of the LATEX project: mesoscale to submesoscale processes in a coastal environment. Ocean Dynamics, 67(3-4): 513-533. DOI: 10.1007/s10236-017-1040-9
  24. Préa P, Rouault M, Brucker F. An optimal algorithm to generate extendable self-avoiding walks in arbitrary dimension. (2017). Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, 59:37-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.endm.2017.05.004
  25. Puccinelli E, Noyon M and McQuaid CD. (2017). Trophic signatures of co-existing invasive and indigenous mussels: selective feeding or different metabolic pathways? Hydrobiologia. 784(1):187-199. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-2873-9.
  26. Randriamahefasoa, TSM and Reason CJC. (2017). Interannual variability of rainfall characteristics over southwestern Madagascar. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 128(1-2): 421-437. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-015-1719-0.
  27. Reason CJC. (2017). Variability in rainfall over tropical Australia during summer and relationships with the Bilybara High. Theoretical  and Applied Climatology, Article in Press pp. 1-14. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-017-2085-x
  28. Rogers AD, Alvheim, O, Bemanaja E, Benivary D, Boersch-Supan P, Bornman TG, Cedras R, Du Plessis N. [et al.] (2017). Pelagic communities of the South West Indian Ocean seamounts: R/V Dr ridtjof Nansen Cruise 2009-410. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 136:5-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.12.010.
  29. Thomalla SJ, Ogunkoya AG, Vichi M. and Swart S. (2017). Using optical sensors on gliders to estimate phytoplankton carbon concentrations and chlorophyll-to-carbon ratios in the Southern Ocean. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:34. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00034.
  30. Veitch JA and Penven P. (2017). The role of the Agulhas in the Benguela Current system: A numerical modeling approach, J. Geophys. Res.: Oceans, 122(4): 33753393. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC012247
  31. Van Oostende N, Fawcett SE, Marconi D, Lueders-Dumont J, Sabadel AJM, Woodward EMS, Jönsson BF, Sigman DM. [et al.] (2017). Variation of summer phytoplankton community composition and its relationship to nitrate and regenerated nitrogen assimilation across the North Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 121:79-94. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2016.12.012
  32. Von der Meden CEO, Atkinson LJ, Branch GM, Asdar S, Ansorge IJ, Van den Berg M. (2017). Long-term change in epibenthic assemblages at the Prince Edward Islands: a comparison between 1988 and 2013. Polar Biology, (0):1-15. DOI:10.1007/s00300-017-2132-1


  1. Matthews MW. (2017). Bio-Optical Modeling of Phytoplankton Chlorophyll-a. In: DR Mishra, I Ogashawara and A Gitelson (Eds.), Bio-Optical Modelling and Remote Sensing of Inland Waters. (1st ed., pp. 157-188) Elsevier. (ISBN: 978-0-12-804644-9).