Home > Publications > Publications 2020

Publications 2020



  1. Alberello A, Bennetts L, Heil P, Eayrs C, Vichi M, MacHutchon K, Onorato M and Toffoli A. (2020). Drift of pancake ice floes in the winter Antarctic marginal ice zone during polar cyclones. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(3): e2019JC015418. 
  2. Bachèlery M-L, Illig S  and Rouault M. (2020). Interannual coastal trapped waves in the Angola-Benguela Upwelling System and Benguela Niño and Niña events. Journal of Marine Systems, 203:103262 (1-16)
  3. Barimalala R, Blamey R, Desbiolles F and Reason CJC. (2020). Variability in the Mozambique Channel Trough and impacts on southeast African rainfall. Journal of Climate, 33(2):749-765 
  4. Barlow R, Lamont T, Gibberd M.-J, Russo C, Airs R, Tutt G, Britz K and Van den Berg M. (2020). Phytoplankton adaptation and absorption properties in an Agulhas Current ecosystem. Deep-Sea Research I, 157:103209 
  5. Barnes M and Rautenbach C. (2020). Toward operational wave‐current interactions over the Agulhas Current system. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(7): e2020JC016321
  6. Biddle L and Swart S. ( 2020). The observed seasonal cycle of submesoscale processes in the Antarctic marginal ice zone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(6): e2019JC015587.
  7. Braby L, Backeberg BC, Krug M and Reason CJC. (2020). Quantifying the impact of wind‐current feedback on mesoscale variability in forced simulation experiments of the Agulhas Current using an eddy‐tracking algorithm. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(1): e2019JC015365. (1-23)  
  8. Bryndum-Buchholz A, Prentice F, Tittensor DP, Blanchard JL, Cheung WW, Christensen V, Galbraith ED, Maury O and Lotze HK. (2020). Differing marine animal biomass shifts under 21st century climate change between Canada’s three oceans. Facets, 5(1):105-22.
  9. Burger J, Moloney C, Walker D, Parrott R and Fawcett SE. (2020). Drivers of short-term variability in phytoplankton production in an embayment of the southern Benguela upwelling system. Journal of Marine Systems, 208:103341. DOI:10.1016/j.marsys.2020.103341 
  10. Claudet J, Bopp L, Cheung W, Devillers R, Escobar-Briones E, Haugan P, Heymans J, Masson-Delmotte V, [et al.] (2020). A roadmap for using the UN decade of ocean science for sustainable development in support of science, policy, and action. One Earth, 2(1):34-42  
  11. Currie J, Atkinson L and Attwood C. (2020).Long-term change of demersal fish assemblages on the inshore Agulhas Bank between 1904 and 2015. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:355
  12. Desbiolles F, Howard E, Blamey R, Barimalala R, Hart NC and Reason CJC. (2020)Role of ocean mesoscale structures in shaping the Angola-Low pressure system and the southern Africa rainfall. Climate Dynamics, 54:3685-3704 
  13. Dey S, Dash M, Sasmal K, Jana S and Raju N. (2020). Impact of river runoff on seasonal sea level, Kelvin waves, and East India Coastal Current in the Bay of Bengal: A numerical study using ROMS. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 35:101214.  
  14. Dilmahamod AF, Penven P, Aguiar‐González B, Reason CJC and Hermes J. (2020). A Model investigation of the influences of the South‐East Madagascar Current on the South‐East Madagascar Bloom. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(6): e2019JC015761.
  15. Fearon G, Herbette S, Veitch J, Cambon G, Lucas A, Lemarié F and Vichi M. (2020). Enhanced vertical mixing in coastal upwelling systems driven by diurnal-inertial resonance: numerical experiments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 25(9): e2020JC016208
  16. Flynn R, Granger J, Veitch J, Siedlecki S, Burger J, Pillay K and Fawcett SE. (2020). On‐shelf nutrient trapping enhances the fertility of the southern Benguela upwelling system. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(6): e2019JC015948. 
  17. Giering SL, Cavan EL, Basedow SL, Briggs N, Burd AB, Darroch LJ, Guidi L, Irrison JO, Iversen MH, Kiko R and Lindsay DJ. (2020). Sinking organic particles in the ocean—flux estimates from in situ optical devices. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:834
  18. Güller M, Puccinelli E and Zelaya DG. (2020). The Antarctic Circumpolar Current as a dispersive agent in the Southern Ocean: evidence from bivalves. Marine Biology, 167(10): Art143. 
  19. Halo I and Raj RP. (2020). Comparative oceanographic eddy variability during climate change in the Agulhas Current and Somali Coastal Current Large Marine Ecosystems. Environmental Development, 36: Art. 100586.
  20. Henley S, Cavan E, Fawcett SE, Kerr R, Monteiro T, Sherrell R, Bowie A, Boyd P, Barnes D, Schloss I, Marshall T, Flynn R and Smith S. (2020). Changing biogeochemistry of the Southern Ocean and its ecosystem implications. Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00581 
  21. Hutchinson K, Deshayes J, Sallee J-B, Dowdeswell JA, de Lavergne C, Ansorge I, Luyt H, Henry T and Fawcett SE. (2020). Water mass characteristics and distribution adjacent to Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(4): e2019JC015855. DOI: 10.1029/2019JC015855  
  22. Illig S, Bachèlery M‐L and Lübbecke JF. (2020). Why do Benguela Niños lead Atlantic Niños? Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans,125(9), e2019JC016003. 
  23. James R, Hart NC, Munday C, Reason CJC and Washington R. (2020). Coupled climate model simulation of tropical–extratropical cloud bands over southern Africa. Journal of Climate, 33(19):8579-602.
  24. Kersalé M, Meinen CS, Perez RC, Le Hénaff M, Valla D, Lamont T, Sato OT, Dong S, Terre T, van Caspel M, Chidichimo MP, van den Berg M, Speich S, Piola AR, Campos EJD, Ansorge I, Volkov DL, Lumpkin R and Garzoli S. (2020). Highly variable upper and abyssal overturning cells in the South Atlantic, Science Advances, 6(32): eaba7573.
  25. Kingston DG, Massei N, Dieppois B, Hannah DM, Hartmann A, Lavers DA and Vidal JP. (2020). Moving beyond the catchment scale: Value and opportunities in large‐scale hydrology to understand our changing world. Hydrological Processes, 34(10):2292-2298.
  26. Kravitz J, Matthews M, Bernard S and Griffith D. (2020). Application of Sentinel 3 OLCI for chl-a retrieval over small inland water targets: Successes and challenges. Remote Sensing of Environment, 237:111562. 
  27. Lamont T and van den Berg MA. (2020). Mesoscale eddies influencing the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands Archipelago: Origin, pathways, and characteristics. Continental Shelf Research, 210:104257
  28. Lannuzel D, Tedesco L, van Leeuwe M, [et al.] (2020). The future of Arctic sea-ice biogeochemistry and ice-associated ecosystems. Nature Climate Change, 10(11):983-992
  29. Le Gouvello DZ, Hart-Davis MG, Backeberg BC and Nel R. (2020). Effects of swimming behaviour and oceanography on sea turtle hatchling dispersal at the intersection of two ocean current systems. Ecological Modelling, 431:109130.
  30. Longandjo G-N and Rouault M. (2020). On the structure of the regional-scale circulation over Central Africa: Seasonal evolution, variability, and mechanisms. Journal of Climate, 33(1):145-162. 
  31. Mahlalela P, Blamey R, Hart NC and Reason CJC. (2020).  Drought in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa and trends in rainfall characteristics, Climate Dynamics, 55(44084):2743-2759
  32. Matthews MW, Bernard S, Evers-King H, Lain LR. (2020). Distinguishing cyanobacteria from algae in optically complex inland waters using a hyperspectral radiative transfer inversion algorithm, Remote Sensing of Environment, 248: 111981  
  33. Mawren D, Hermes J and Reason CJC. (2020). Exceptional TC Kenneth in the far northern Mozambique Channel and ocean eddy influences. Geophysical Research Letters.:47(16): e2020GL088715. 
  34. McGrath A, Hermes J, Moloney C, Roy C, Cambon G, Herbette S and Van der Lingen C. (2020). Investigating connectivity between two sardine stocks off South Africa using a high‐resolution IBM: Retention and transport success of sardine eggs. Fisheries Oceanography, 29(2):137-151 
  35.  Mdutyana M, Thomalla S, Philibert R, Ward BB and Fawcett SE. (2020). The seasonal cycle of nitrogen uptake and nitrification in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 34, e2019GB006363.  DOI:10.1029/2019GB006363  
  36. Meynecke J‐O, Seyboth E, De Bie J, Barraqueta J-L, Chama A, Dey S, Lee S, Tulloch V,  Vichi M, Findlay K, Roychoudhury A and Mackey B.( 2020). Responses of humpback whales to a changing climate in the Southern Hemisphere: Priorities for research efforts. Marine Ecology, 41(6) :e12616. 
  37. Morozov EG, Ansorge I and Vinokurov DV. (2020). Semidiurnal internal tide in the Atlantic Ocean. Russ. J. Earth Sci, 20(4):ES4005
  38. Ndarana T, Rammopo T, Bogape M-J, Reason CJC and Chikoore H. (2020). Downstream development during South Africa cut-off low pressure systems. Atmospheric Research, 249:105315.
  39. Nhantumbo B, Nilsen J, Backerberg B and Reason CJC. (2020). The relationship between coastal sea level variability in South Africa and the Agulhas Current. Journal of  Marine Systems, 211:103422  
  40. Paparella F and Vichi M (2020) Stirring, mixing, growing: microscale processes change larger scale phytoplankton dynamics. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:654. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00654
  41. Puccinelli E, Smart SM and Fawcett SE. (2020). Temporal variability in the trophic composition of benthic invertebrates in the Indian Sub-Antarctic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research I, 163:1-16 DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2020.103340 
  42. Queste BY, Abrahamsen EP, du Plessis MD, Gille ST, Gregor L, Mazloff MR, Narayanan A, Roquet F and Swart S. (2020). Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2019”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101 (8), S307–S309. 
  43. Radenac MH, Jouanno J, Tchamabi CC, Awo M, Bourlès B, Arnault S and Aumont O. (2020). Physical drivers of the nitrate seasonal variability in the Atlantic cold tongue. Biogeosciences, 17(2), 529-545.  
  44. Raj RP, Halo I, Chatterjee S, Belonenko, T, Bakhoday-Paskyabi M, Bashmachnikov I, [et al.] (2020). Interaction between mesoscale eddies and the gyre circulation in the Lofoten Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research:Oceans, 125(7):1-13
  45. Rapolaki R, Blamey R, Hermes J and Reason CJC. (2020). Moisture sources associated with heavy rainfall over the Limpopo River Basin, southern Africa. Climate Dynamics, 55:1473-1487. DOI 10.1007/s00382-020-05336-w 
  46. Rautenbach C, Daniels T, deVos M and Barnes M. (2020). A coupled wave, tide and storm surge operational forecasting system for South Africa: validation and physical description. Natural Hazards, 103:1407-1439.  
  47. Rautenbach C, Barnes MA, Wang DW and Dykes J. (2020). Southern African wave model sensitivities and accuracies. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 8(10):773.
  48. Ryan-Keogh TJ and Thomalla SJ. (2020). Deriving a proxy for iron limitation from chlorophyll fluorescence on buoyancy gliders. Frontiers in Marine Science, 25:275
  49. Santini MF, Souza RB, Pezzi LP and Swart S. (2020). Observations of air-sea heat fluxes in the Southwestern Atlantic under high-frequency ocean and atmospheric perturbations. Q. J. Royal Meteorological Soc., 146(733): 4226--4251. doi: 10.1002/qj.3905
  50. Shannon LJ, Ortega-Cisneros K, Lamont T, Winker H, Crawford R, Jarre A and Coll M. (2020). Exploring temporal variability in the Southern Benguela ecosystem over the past four decades using a time-dynamic ecosystem model. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 540
  51. Sidibe M, Dieppois B, Eden J, Mahé G, Paturel JE, Amoussou E, Anifowose B, Van De Wiel M and Lawler D. (2020). Near-term impacts of climate variability and change on hydrological systems in West and Central Africa. Climate Dynamics, 54(3-4):2041-2070. 
  52. Smart S, Fawcett SE, Ren H, Schiebel R, Tompkins E, Martínez‐García A, Stirnimann L, Roychoudhury A, Haug GH and Sigman DM. (2020). The nitrogen isotopic composition of tissue and shell‐bound organic matter of planktic foraminifera in Southern Ocean surface waters. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21(2): e2019GC008440  
  53. Smith ME and Bernard S. (2020). Satellite ocean color based harmful algal bloom indicators for aquaculture decision support in the Southern Benguela. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:61.
  54. Swart S,  du Plessis MD, Thompson AF, Biddle LC, Giddy I, Linders T, [et al.] (2020). Submesoscale fronts in the Antarctic marginal ice zone and their response to wind forcing. Geophysical Research Letters,  47(6): e2019GL086649 
  55. Taguela TN, Vondou DA, Moufouma-Okia W, Fotso-Nguemo TC, Pokam WM, Tanessong RS, [et al.] (2020). CORDEX multi-RCM hindcast over Central Africa: Evaluation with in observational uncertainty. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125(5): e2019JD031607.  
  56. Wei Y, Gille S, Mazloff M, Tamsitt V, Swart S, Chen D and Newman L. (2020). Optimizing mooring placement to constrain Southern Ocean air–sea fluxes. Jnl of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technol., 37(8):1365–1385. 
  57. Weir I, Fawcett SE, Smith S, Walker D, Bornman T and Fietz S. (2020). Winter biogenic silica and diatom distributions in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 166: 103421 
  58. Wilhelm MR, Black BA, Lamont T, Paulus SC, Bartholomae C and Louw DC. (2020). Northern Benguela Merluccius paradoxus annual growth from otolith chronologies used for age verification and as indicators of fisheries-induced and environmental changes. Frontiers in Marine Science7: 315.