SIO 219 Winter 2019

Observational Oceanography Seminar

Overturning and abyssal circulation

L. Talley (


Jan. 11: Shantong Sun (work in progress; Sun)


Jan. 18 Sarah Shackleton

Lumpkin, R., Speer, K., 2007Global Ocean Meridional Overturning. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 372550–2562, 


Jan. 25 Ray Shi

Smeed, D. A., Josey, S. A., Beaulieu, C., Johns, W. E., Moat, B. I., Frajka-Williams,E., et al. (2018). The North Atlantic Ocean is in a state of reduced overturning. Geophysical Research Letters 45,1527-1533.


Feb. 1 Olavo Badaro Marques

Johnson, G.C., 2008. Quantifying Antarctic Bottom Water and North Atlantic Deep Water volumes. J. Geophys. Res. 113, C05027. doi:10.1029/2007JC004477


Feb. 8 Jannes Koelling

Katsumata et al. 2013, "Diapycnal and Isopycnal Transports in the Southern Ocean Estimated by a Box Inverse Model" (


Feb. 15 (skip week to attend Kathie Kelly presentation)


Feb. 22 Luke Kachelein

Nikurashin, M. and R. Ferrari, 2013: Overturning circulation driven by breaking internal waves in the deep ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3133–3137, doi:10.1002/grl.50542


March 1 Manuel Gutierrez Villanueva

Kunze, E.2017The Internal-Wave-Driven Meridional Overturning Circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 472673–2689, 


March 8 Channing Prend

Ferrari, R., A. Mashayek, T.J. McDougall, M. Nikurashin, and J. Campin2016Turning Ocean Mixing Upside Down. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 462239–2261, 


March 15 Alan Seltzer

Ferrari, R., Jansen, M. F., Adkins, J. F., Burke, A., Stewart, A. L., & Thompson, A. F. (2014). Antarctic sea ice control on ocean circulation in present and glacial climates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America111(24), 8753–8758