Southern Ocean Science


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Sutton, A. J., Williams, N. L., & Tilbrook, B. (2021). Constraining Southern Ocean CO 2 Flux Uncertainty Using Uncrewed Surface Vehicle Observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(3), 1–9.

Bronselaer, B., Russell, J. L., Winton, M., Williams, N. L., Key, R. M., Dunne, J. P., … Sarmiento, J. L. (2020). Importance of wind and meltwater for observed chemical and physical changes in the Southern Ocean. Nature Geoscience, 13(January).

Sieber, M.*, Conway, T. M., de Souza, G. F., Hassler, C. S., Ellwood, M, and Vance, D. (2020). Cycling of Zn and its isotopes across multiple zones of the Southern Ocean: Insights from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 268, 310-324.

Jung, J., Rosenheim, B. E., Conway, T. M., Kyu-Cheul, Y., Il Lee, J., Il Yoon, H., Hwang, C. Y., Yang, K., *Subt, C., and Kim, J. (2019). Microbial Fe(III) reduction as a potential iron source from Holocene sediments beneath Larsen Ice Shelf. Nature Communications. 10, 5786.

Bronselaer, B., Russell, J. L., Winton,M., Williams, N. L., Key, R., Dunne, J., Feely, R. A., Johnson, K. S., and Sarmiento, J. L. (in press) Importance of wind and meltwater for observed chemical and physical changes in the Southern Ocean. Nature Geoscience.

Meijers, A. J. S., M. P. Meredith, E. J. Murphy, D. P. Chambers, M. Belchier, E. F. Young (2019) The role of ocean dynamics in king penguin range estimation. Nature Climate Change, 9, 120-121,

Tapley, B. D., M. M. Watkins, F. Flechtner, C. Reigber, S. Bettadpur, M. Rodell, I. Sasgen, J. S. Famiglietti, F. Landerer, D. P. Chambers, J. T. Reager, A. S. Gardner, H. Save, E. R. Ivins, S. C. Swenson, C. Boening, C. Dahle, D. N. Wiese, H. Dobslaw, M. E. Tamisiea, Isabella Velicogna (2018) Contributions of GRACE to understanding climate change, Nature Climate Change, 9, 358-369,

Sieber, M.*, Conway, T. M., de Souza, G. F., Obata, H., Takano, S., Sohrin, Y., and Vance, D. (2019). Physical and biogeochemical controls on the distribution of dissolved cadmium and its isotopes in the Southwest Pacific Ocean. Chemical Geology. 511, 494-509,

Sieber, M.*, Conway, T. M., de Souza, G. F., Hassler, C. S., Ellwood, M, and Vance, D. (2019). High-resolution Cd isotope systematics in multiple zones of the Southern Ocean from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 527, 115799,

King, T.M*, B.E. Rosenheim, A.L. Post, T. Gabris, T. Burt, E.W. Domack (2018), Large‐Scale Intrusion of Circumpolar Deep Water on Antarctic Margin Recorded by Stylasterid Corals, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, v. 33 n. 11, 1306-1321, doi: 10.1029/2018PA003439

Bart, P.J., M. DeCesare, B.E. Rosenheim, W. Majewski, A. McGlannan (2018), A centuries-long delay between a paleo-ice-shelf collapse and grounding-line retreat in the Whales Deep Basin, eastern Ross Sea, Antarctica, Scientific Reports, v. 8, n. 1, 12392, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29911-8

Kim, S., B. Saenz, J. Scaniello, K. Daly, and D. Ainley (2018) Fast Ice Dynamics in McMurdo Sound. Antarctic Science,

Chambers, D. P. (2018), Using kinetic energy from altimetry to detect shifts in the positions of fronts in the Southern Ocean, Ocean Sci., 14, 105–116,

Bonin, J. A., Chambers, D. P., and Cheng, M. (2018) Using satellite laser ranging to measure ice mass change in Greenland and Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 12, 71-79,

Subt, C.*, H.I. Yoon, K.C. Yoo, J.I Lee, A. Leventer, E.W. Domack, B.E. Roseneheim (2017), Sub‐ice shelf sediment geochronology utilizing novel radiocarbon methodology for highly detrital sediments, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 18, n. 4, 1404-1418, doi: 10.1002/2016GC006578

Atkinson, A., S.L. Hill, E.A. Pakhomov, V. Siegel, R. Anadon, S. Chiba, K.L. Daly, R. Downie, P. Fretwell, L. Gerrish, G.W. Hosie, M.J. Jessopp, So Kawaguchi, B.A. Krafft, V. Loeb, J. Nishikawa, H.J. Peat, C.S. Reiss, R.M. Ross, L.B. Quetin, K. Schmidt, D.K. Steinberg, R.C. Subramaniam, G.A. Tarling, and P. Ward (2017) KRILLBASE: a multinational, circumpolar database of abundance of Antarctic krill and salps.  Earth System Science Data 9: 193-210; doi:10.5194/essd-2016-52

Spooner, P.T., W. Guo, L.F. Robinson, N. Thiagarajan, K.R. Hendry, B.E. Rosenheim, M.J. Leng (2016), Clumped isotope composition of cold-water corals: A role for vital effects?, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 179, 123-141, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.01.023

Subt, C.*, K.A. Fangman, J.S. Wellner, B.E. Rosenheim (2016), Sediment chronology in Antarctic deglacial sediments: Reconciling organic carbon 14C ages to carbonate 14C ages using Ramped PyrOx, The Holocene, v. 26, n. 2, 265-273, doi:10.1177/0959683615608688

Hunt, G.L. Jr., K.F. Drinkwater, K. Arrigo, J. Berge, K.L. Daly, S. Danielson, M. Daase, H. Hop, E. Isla, N. Karnovsky, K. Laidre, E. Murphy, F. Mueter, P. Renaud, W. Smith, P. Trathan, and D. Wolf-Gladrow (2016) Advection in polar and sub-polar environments: Impacts on high latitude marine ecosystems. Progress in Oceanography 149: 40-81, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.10.004.

Barker, L.D.L., S.L. Kim, B.T. Saenz, D.J. Osborne, and K.L. Daly (2016) Towable instrumentation for use with a hand-deployed remotely operated vehicle. Oceans16 MTS IEEE Conference Proceedings, Sept. 20-22, Monterey, CA.

Kosempa*, M., and D. P. Chambers (2016), Mapping error in Southern Ocean transport computed from satellite altimetry and Argo, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/ 2016JC011956.

Liang, X, C. Wunsch, P. Heimbach and G. Forget (2015), Vertical Redistribution of Oceanic Heat Content, J. Climate, 28, 3821–3833, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00550.1

Christ*, A. J., Talaia-Murray*, M., Elking*, N., Domack, E.W., Leventer, A., Lavoie, C., Brachfeld, S., Yoo, K.-C., Gilbert, R., Jeong, S.-M., Petrushak, S., (2015) Late Holocene glacial advance and ice shelf growth in Barilari Bay, Graham Land, west Antarctic Peninsula, Geological Society America Bulletin, v. 127, no. 1-2, p.  297-315, first published on September 16, 2014,  doi:10.1130/B31035.1

*Guitard, M.E., Shevenell, A.E., Domack E.W., and C. Levoie. (in press; 2015) Mega-scale glacial lineations and grounding zone wedges in Prydz Channel, East Antarctica. In Dowdeswell, J.A., Canals, M., Jakobsson, M., Todd, B.J., Dowdeswell, E.K. & Hogan, K.A. (eds) Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, xx, 1-2. © The Geological Society of London, 2015. DOI: xx.xxxx/xxx.x.

Hogg, A. M., M. P. Meredith, D. P. Chambers, E. P. Abrahamsen, C. W. Hughes, and A. K. Morrison (2015), Recent trends in the Southern Ocean eddy field, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 257–267, doi:10.1002/2014JC010470 (

Lavoie*, C., Domack, E. W., Pettit, E., Scambos, T., Larter, R. D., Schenke, H.-W., Yoo, K.-C., Gutt, J., Wellner, J., Canals, M., Anderson, J. B., (2015), Configuration of the Northern Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet at LGM based on a new synthesis of seabed imagery, The Cryosphere 9, 613–629, 2015

Makowski*, J. K., D. P. Chambers, and J.A. Bonin (2015), Using Ocean Bottom Pressure from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) to Estimate Transport Variability in the Southern Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, doi:10.1002/ 2014JC010575 (

Xiaoli Zhou, Zunli Lu, Rosalind E. M. Rickaby, Eugene W. Domack, Julia S. Wellner, and Hilary A., Kennedy, (2015),  Ikaite Abundance Controlled by Porewater Phosphorus Level: Potential Links to Dust and Productivity, The Journal of Geology, vol. 123, No. 3, p. 269–281.

Bentley, M. J., et al., (2014) A community-based geologic reconstruction of Antarctic ice sheet deglaciation since the Last Glacial Maximum, Quaternary Science Reviews, 100, 1-9,

Cofaigh, C. O., et al., (2014) Reconstruction of ice-sheet changes in the Antarctic Peninsula since the Last Glacial Maximum, Quaternary Science Reviews, 100, 87-110.

Glasser, N. F., Davies, B. J., Carrivick, J. L., Rodés, A., Hambrey, M. J., Smellie, J. L., Domack, E. (2014) Ice-stream initiation, duration, and thinning on James Ross Island, northern Antarctic Peninsula, Quaternary Science Reviews, 86, 78-88,

Kosempa, M.*, and D. P. Chambers, (2014) Southern Ocean Velocity and Geostrophic Transport Fields Estimated by Combining Jason Altimetry and Argo Data, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC00985. (

Nield*, G. A., Barletta, V. R., Bordoni, A., King, M. A., Whitehouse, P. L., Clarke, P. J., Domack, E. W., Scambos, T. A., Berthier, E., (2014) Rapid bedrock uplift in the Antarctic Peninsula explained by viscoelastic response to recent ice unloading, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 397, 32-41.

Purkey, S. G., G. C. Johnson, and D. P. Chambers (2014), Relative contributions of ocean mass and deep steric changes to sea level rise between 1993 and 2013, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC010180. (

Rebesco, M., Domack, E. W., Zgur, F., Lavoie, C., Leventer, A., Brachfeld, S., Willmott, V., Halverson, G., Truffer, M., Scambos, T., Smith, J. Pettit, E., (2014) Boundary condition of grounding lines prior to collapse, Larsen B Ice Shelf, Antarctica, Science, 345, 1354-1357.

*Bundy, R., K.N. Buck, and K. Barbeau (2013). Sources of strong copper-binding ligands in Antarctic Peninsula surface waters. Deep-Sea Research II, 90: 134-146.

Jiang, M., K.A. Barbeau, K.E. Selph, C.I. Measures, K.N. Buck, F. Azam, B.G. Mitchell, and M. Zhou (2013). The role of organic ligands in iron cycling and primary productivity in the Antarctic Peninsula: A modeling study. Deep-Sea Research II, 90: 112-133.

Johnson, G. F., and D. P. Chambers (2013), Ocean Bottom Pressure Seasonal Cycles and Decadal Trends from GRACE Release-05: Ocean Circulation Implications, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20307 (

Rosenheim, B., E., Santoro, J. A., Gunter, M., Domack, E. W., 2013, Improving Antarctic sediment 14C dating using ramped pyrolysis: an example from the Hugo Island Trough, Radiocarbon, v. 55, p. 1-12.

*Ballerini, T., E. E. Hofmann, D.G. Ainley, K.L. Daly, M. Marrari, C. Ribic, W.O. Smith, Jr., J. H. Steele (2013) Productivity and Linkages of the Food Web of the Southern Region of the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Progress in Oceanography 122: 10-29.

*Piñones, A., E.E. Hofmann, K.L. Daly, M.S. Dinniman, and J.M. Klinck (2013) Modeling environmental controls on the transport and fate of early life history stages of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) on the western Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf. Deep-Sea Research I 82: 17-31.

*Piñones, A., E.E. Hofmann, K.L. Daly, M.S. Dinniman, and J.M. Klinck (2013) Modeling the remote and local connectivity of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) populations along the western Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 481: 69-92.

Murphy, E.J., R.D. Cavanagh, E.E. Hofmann, S.L. Hill, A.J. Constable, D.P. Costa, M.H. Pinkerton, N.M. Johnston, P.N. Trathan, J.M. Klinck, D.A. Wolf-Gladrow, K.L. Daly, O. Maury, and S. C. Doney (2012) Developing integrated models of Southern Ocean food webs: including ecological complexity, accounting for uncertainty and the importance of scale. Progress in Oceanography 102: 74–92.

Shevenell, A.E. and S.M. Bohaty, 2012. Southern exposure: New paleoclimate insights from Southern Ocean and Antarctic margin sediments. Oceanography: 25(3), 106–117,

*Marrari, M. K.L. Daly, A. Timonin, and T. Semenova (2011) The zooplankton of Marguerite Bay, western Antarctic Peninsula. Part I: Abundance, distribution, and population response to variability in environmental conditions.  Deep-Sea Research II 58: 1599-1613, 10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.12.007

*Marrari, M. K.L. Daly, A. Timonin, and T. Semenova (2011) The zooplankton of Marguerite Bay, western Antarctic Peninsula. Part II: Vertical distributions and habitat partitioning. Deep-Sea Research II 58: 1614-1629, 10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.12.006.

Shevenell, A.E., Ingalls, A.E., Domack, E.W., and C. Kelly, 2011. Holocene Southern Ocean surface temperature variability west of the Antarctic Peninsula. Nature: 470, 250-254 (Featured in News and Views; Bendle, 2011).

Buck, K.N., K.E. Selph, and K.A. Barbeau (2010). Iron-binding ligand production and copper speciation in an incubation experiment of Antarctic Peninsula shelf waters from the Bransfield Strait, Southern Ocean. Marine Chemistry, 122: 148-159.

Tian, J., Shevenell, A., Wang, P., Zhao, Q., Li, Q., and X. Cheng, 2009. Reorganization of Pacific Deep Waters linked to middle Miocene Antarctic cryosphere expansion: A perspective from the South China Sea. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol.: doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.10.019.

*Marrari, M., K.L. Daly and C. Hu (2008) Spatial and temporal variability of SeaWiFS derived chlorophyll distributions west of the Antarctic Peninsula: Implications for krill production. Deep Sea Research II 55: 377-392.

Shevenell, A.E., Kennett, J.P., and D.W. Lea, 2008. Middle Miocene ice sheet dynamics, deep-sea temperatures, and carbon cycling: A Southern Ocean perspective. Geochem. Geophys. Geosystem.: 9, doi:10.1029/2007GC1736. 

Deibel, D. and K.L. Daly (2007 Zooplankton Processes in Arctic and Antarctic Polynyas.  In, Smith, W.O., Jr. and D. Barber (eds), Polynyas: Windows into Polar Oceans. Elsevier Oceanography Series 74: 271-322.

Shevenell, A.E. and J.P. Kennett, 2007. Cenozoic Antarctic Cryosphere Evolution: Tales from Deep-Sea Sedimentary Records. Deep Sea Research II: 54, 2308-2324. 

*Marrari, M., C. Hu, K.L. Daly (2006) Validation of SeaWiFS chlorophyll a concentrations in the Southern Ocean: A revisit. Remote Sensing of Environment 105: 367-375.

*Scolardi, K, K.L. Daly, E.A. Pakhomov, and J.J. Torres (2006) Feeding ecology and metabolism of the Antarctic Cydippid ctenophore Callianira antarctic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 317: 111-126.

Daly, K.L. and J. Zimmerman (2004) Comparisons of morphology and neritic distributions of Euphausia crystallorophias and Euphausia superba furcilia during autumn and winter west of the Antarctic Peninsula. Polar Biology 28: 72-81. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-004-0660-y.

Daly, K.L.  (2004) Overwintering growth and development of larval Euphausia superba: An interannual comparison under varying environmental conditions west of the Antarctic Peninsula.  Deep-Sea Research II 51: 2139-2168. GLOBEC contribution number 457.

Ju, S.-J., K. Scolardi, K.L. Daly, and H.R. Harvey (2004) Understanding the trophic role of ctenophore Callianira antarctica in an Antarctic ecosystem using lipid biomarkers.  Polar Biology 27: 782–792, DOI: 10.1007/s00300-004-0652-y.

Shevenell, A.E., Kennett, J.P., and D.W. Lea, 2004. Middle Miocene Southern Ocean Cooling and Antarctic Cryosphere Expansion. Science: 305, 1766-1770.

Shevenell, A.E. and J.P. Kennett, 2004. Paleoceanographic Change during the Middle Miocene climate revolution: An Antarctic stable isotope perspective, Geophys. Mon. Ser. 151, AGU, Washington DC, pp. 235-252.

Touchard, Y., Fuller, M., and Shipboard Scientific Party, 2004. Magnetostratigraphy of the Pliocene-Pleistocene sequence and of the Eocene-Oligocene transition at ODP Leg 189 Hole 1168, Geophys. Monogr. Ser. 151, AGU, Washington DC, pp. 79-92.

Ackley, S.F., J.L. Bengtson, P. Boveng, M. Castellini, K.L. Daly, S. Jacobs, G.L. Kooyman, J. Laake, L. Quetin, R. Ross, D.B. Siniff, B.S. Stewart, I. Stirling, J. Torres, and P.K. Yochem (2003) A top-down, multidisciplinary study of the structure and function of the pack-ice ecosystem in the Eastern Ross Sea, Antarctica. Polar Record 39: 219-230.

DiTullio, G.R., M.E. Geesey, D.R. Jones, K.L. Daly, L. Campbell, and W.O. Smith, Jr. (2003) Phytoplankton assemblage structure and primary productivity along 170ºW in the South Pacific Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 255: 55-80.

Hofmann, E.E., D.P. Costa, K.L. Daly, J.M. Klinck, W.R. Fraser, and J.J. Torres (2002) U.S. Southern Ocean Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics Program.  Oceanography 15 (2): 64-74.

Shevenell, A.E. and J.P. Kennett, 2002. Antarctic Holocene climate change: A benthic foraminifer stable isotope record from Palmer Deep. Paleoceanography: 17, 10.1029/2000PA000596.

Daly, K.L., W.O. Smith, Jr., G.C. Johnson, G.R. DiTullio, D.R. Jones, C.W. Mordy, R.A. Feely, D.A. Hansell, and J.-Z. Zhang (2001) Hydrography, nutrients, and carbon pools in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean:  Implications for carbon flux. Journal of Geophysical Research 106, No. C4: 7107-7124. U.S. JGOFS contribution number 708.

Daly, K.L. (1998) Physioecology of juvenile Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) during spring in ice-covered seas.  In: M. Lizotte and K. Arrigo (eds.), Antarctic Sea Ice:  Biological Processes. AGU Antarctic Research Series 73: 183-198.

Daly, K.L. and G.R. DiTullio (1996)  Particulate dimethylsulfoniopropionate removal and dimethylsulfide production by zooplankton in the Southern Ocean, pp. 223-238. In: R.P. Kiene, P.T. Visscher, M.D. Keller and G.O. Kirst (eds.), Biological and Environmental Chemistry of DMSP and Related Sulfonium Compounds. Plenum Press.

Shevenell, A.E., Domack, E.W., and G.M. Kernan, 1996. Record of Holocene climate change along the Antarctic Peninsula: Evidence from glacial marine sediments, Lallemand Fjord. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Soc. Tasmania: 130, 55-64.

Deutschman, D.H., G.A. Bradshaw, W.M. Childress, K.L. Daly, D. Grunbaum, M. Pascual, N. Schumaker, and J. Wu (1993)  Mechanisms of patch formation, pp 184-208. In: S. Levin, T. Powell, and J. Steele (eds.), Patch dynamics. Lecture Notes in Biomathematics 96. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Daly, K.L. and M.C. Macaulay (1991)  The influence of physical and biological mesoscale dynamics on the seasonal distribution and behavior of Euphausia superba in the antarctic marginal ice zone. Marine Ecology Progress Series 79: 37-66.

Daly, K.L. (1990) Overwintering development, growth, and feeding of larval Euphausia superba in the Antarctic marginal ice zone. Limnology and Oceanography 35 (7): 1564-1576.

Ainley, D.G., W.R. Fraser, and K.L. Daly (1988) Effects of pack ice on the composition of micronektonic communities in the Weddell Sea, pp 140- 145. In: D. Sahrhage (ed.), Antarctic Ocean and Resources Variability. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Daly, K.L. and M.C. Macaulay (1988)  Abundance and distribution of krill in the ice edge zone of the Weddell Sea, austral spring 1983. Deep-Sea Research 35: 21-41.