Journal of Physical Oceanography

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Volume 51, Issue 1

About the Journal

The Journal of Physical Oceanography (JPO) publishes research related to the physics of the ocean and to processes operating at its boundaries. Observational, theoretical, and modeling studies are all welcome, especially those that focus on elucidating specific physical processes. Papers that investigate interactions with other components of the Earth system (e.g., ocean–atmosphere, physical–biological, and physical–chemical interactions) as well as studies of other fluid systems (e.g., lakes and laboratory tanks) are also invited, as long as their focus is on understanding the ocean or its role in the Earth system.

ISSN: 0022-3670; eISSN: 1520-0485

Editor in Chief

Jerome A. Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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2019 Journal Impact Factors in the Oceanography category

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Near-inertial waves and turbulence driven by the growth of swell

Gregory L. Wagner, Gregory P. Chini, Ali Ramadhan, Basile Gallet, and Raffaele Ferrari
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Skills and limitations of the adiabatic omega equation: how effective is it to retrieve oceanic vertical circulation at meso and submesoscale ?

Alice Pietri, Xavier Capet, Francesco d’Ovidio, Marina Levy, Julien Le Sommer, Jean-Marc Molines, and Hervé Giordani
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Deep Eastern Boundary Currents: idealized models and dynamics

Xiaoting Yang, Eli Tziperman, and Kevin Speer
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An 8-yr meteotsunami climatology across northwest Europe: 2010–2017

David A Williams, David M Schultz, Kevin J Horsburgh, and Chris W Hughes
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How much Arctic fresh water participates in the subpolar overturning circulation?

Isabela Le Bras, Fiamma Straneo, Morven Muilwijk, Lars H. Smedsrud, Feili Li, M. Susan Lozier, and N. Penny Holliday
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Overturning response to a surface wind stress doubling in an eddying and a non-eddying ocean

Veit Lüschow, Jochem Marotzke, and Jin-Song von Storch
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Convection and heat transfer in island (warm) wakes

Cátia C. Azevedo, Carolina M. L. Camargo, José Alves, and Rui M. A. Caldeira
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Mesoscale energy balance and air-sea interaction in the Kuroshio Extension: low-frequency versus high-frequency variability

Haiyuan Yang, Lixin Wu, Ping Chang, Bo Qiu, Zhao Jing, Qiuying Zhang, and Zhaohui Chen
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Vertical Structure of the Beaufort Gyre Halocline and the Crucial Role of the Depth-Dependent Eddy Diffusivity

Jessica S. Kenigson, Renske Gelderloos, and Georgy E Manucharyan
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Diagnosing diapycnal mixing from passive tracers

XIAOZHOU RUAN and RAFFAELE FERRARI
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Evaluating Monin-Obukhov Scaling in the Unstable Oceanic Surface Layer

Zhihua Zheng, Ramsey R. Harcourt, and Eric A. D’Asaro
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Seasonal variability of subthermocline eddy kinetic energy east of the Philippines

Linlin Zhang, Yuchao Hui, Tangdong Qu, and Dunxin Hu
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Relative Dispersion in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current

Dhruv Balwada, Joseph H. LaCasce, Kevin G. Speer, and Raffaele Ferrari
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Turbulence driven by reflected internal tides in a supercritical submarine canyon

Madeleine M. Hamann, Matthew H. Alford, Andrew J. Lucas, Amy F. Waterhouse, and Gunnar Voet
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Wind-driven Oscillations in the Meridional Overturning Circulation near the Equator. Part I: Numerical models

Adam T. Blaker, Joël J.-M. Hirschi, Michael J. Bell, and Amy Bokota
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The Annual Cycle of Upper-Ocean Potential Vorticity and its Relationship to Submesoscale Instabilities

Xiaolong Yu, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Adrian P. Martin, and David P. Marshall
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Internal tide structure and temporal variability on the reflective continental slope of southeastern Tasmania.

Olavo B. Marques, Matthew H. Alford, Rob Pinkel, Jennifer A. MacKinnon, Jody M. Klymak, Jonathan D. Nash, Amy F. Waterhouse, Samuel M. Kelly, Harper L. Simmons, and Dmitry Braznikov
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Numerical Simulations of Melt-Driven Double-Diffusive Fluxes in a Turbulent Boundary Layer beneath an Ice Shelf

Leo Middleton, Catherine A. Vreugdenhil, Paul R. Holland, and John R. Taylor
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Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of the Submesoscale Energetics in the Gulf of Mexico

Yang Yang, James C. McWilliams, X. San Liang, Hong Zhang, Robert H. Weisberg, Yonggang Liu, and Dimitris Menemenlis
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Subthermocline eddies in the Kuroshio Extension region observed by mooring arrays

Ruichen Zhu, Zhaohui Chen, Zhiwei Zhang, Haiyuan Yang, and Lixin Wu
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Relative Dispersion on the Inner Shelf: Evidence of a Batchelor Regime

Matthew S. Spydell, Falk Feddersen, and Jamie MacMahan
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Tidal and near-inertial internal waves over the Reykjanes Ridge

Clément Vic, Bruno Ferron, Virginie Thierry, Herlé Mercier, and Pascale Lherminier
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Intra-annual Rossby waves destabilization as a potential driver of Low-Latitude Zonal Jets – Barotropic dynamics

Audrey Delpech, Claire Ménesguen, Yves Morel, Leif Thomas, Frédéric Marin, Sophie Cravatte, and Sylvie Le Gentil
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Damping of climate-scale oceanic variability by mesoscale eddy turbulence

F. Sévellec, A. C. Naveira Garabato, and T. Huck
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Clarifying the relation between AMOC and thermal wind: application to the centennial variability in a coupled climate model

Robin Waldman, Joël Hirschi, Aurore Voldoire, Christophe Cassou, and Rym Msadek
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Energetics of a Rotating Wind-forced Horizontal Convection Model of a Reentrant Channel

Varvara E. Zemskova, Brian L. White, and Alberto Scotti
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Global Patterns of Diapycnal Mixing from Measurements of the Turbulent Dissipation Rate

Amy F. Waterhouse, Jennifer A. MacKinnon, Jonathan D. Nash, Matthew H. Alford, Eric Kunze, Harper L. Simmons, Kurt L. Polzin, Louis C. St. Laurent, Oliver M. Sun, Robert Pinkel, Lynne D. Talley, Caitlin B. Whalen, Tycho N. Huussen, Glenn S. Carter, Ilker Fer, Stephanie Waterman, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Thomas B. Sanford, and Craig M. Lee
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Observation-Based Source Terms in the Third-Generation Wave Model WAVEWATCH III: Updates and Verification

Qingxiang Liu, W. Erick Rogers, Alexander V. Babanin, Ian R. Young, Leonel Romero, Stefan Zieger, Fangli Qiao, and Changlong Guan
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On the Exchange of Momentum over the Open Ocean

James B. Edson, Venkata Jampana, Robert A. Weller, Sebastien P. Bigorre, Albert J. Plueddemann, Christopher W. Fairall, Scott D. Miller, Larry Mahrt, Dean Vickers, and Hans Hersbach

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