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Fiscal Year 2021
Cont. #: 5001
Anderson, N.D., K.A. Donohue, M.C. Honda, M.F. Cronin, and D. Zhang (2020): Challenges of measuring abyssal temperature and salinity at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 37(11), 1999–2014, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0153.1, View online.
Cont. #: 5261
Clayson, C.A., L. Centurioni, M.F. Cronin, J. Edson, S. Gille, F. Muller-Karger, R. Parfitt, L.D. Riihimaki, S.R. Smith, S. Swart, D. Vandemark, A.B. Villas Bôas, C.J. Zappa, and D. Zhang (2021): OCEAN-SHOT: Super sites for advancing understanding of the oceanic and atmospheric boundary layers. Mar. Technol. Soc. J., 55(3), 144–145, doi: 10.4031/MTSJ.55.3.11, View online.
Cont. #: 5008
Masich, J., W.S. Kessler, M.F. Cronin, and K.R. Grissom (2021): Diurnal cycles of near-surface currents across the tropical Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 126(4), e2020JC016982, doi: 10.1029/2020JC016982, View online (open access).
Cont. #: 5125
Tomita, H., M.F. Cronin, and S. Ohishi (2021): Asymmetric air-sea heat flux response and ocean impact to synoptic-scale atmospheric disturbances observed at JKEO and KEO buoys. Sci. Rep., 11, 469, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-80665-8, View online (open access).
Cont. #: 5221
Wills, S.M., M.F. Cronin, and D. Zhang (2021): Cold pools observed by uncrewed surface vehicles in the Central and Eastern Tropical Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 48(10), e2021GL093373, doi: 10.1029/2021GL093373, View online (open access).
Fiscal Year 2020
Cont. #: 4756
Hogikyan, A., M.F. Cronin, D. Zhang, and S. Kato (2020): Uncertainty in net surface heat flux due to differences in commonly used albedo products. J. Climate, 33(1), 303–315, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0448.1, View online.
Fiscal Year 2019
Cont. #: 4808
Balsamo, G., A. Agusti-Panareda, C. Albergel, G. Arduini, A. Beljaars, J. Bidlot, N. Bousserez, S. Boussetta, A. Brown, R. Buizza, C. Buontempo, F. Chevallier, M. Choulga, H. Cloke, M.F. Cronin, M. Dahoui, P. De Rosnay, P.A. Dirmeyer, M. Drusch, E. Dutra, M.B. Ek, P. Gentine, H. Hewitt, S.P.E. Keeley, Y. Kerr, S. Kumar, C. Lupu, J.-F. Mahfouf, J. McNorton, S. Mecklenburg, K. Mogensen, J. Muñoz-Sabater, R. Orth, F. Rabier, R. Reichle, B. Ruston, F. Pappenberger, I. Sandu, S.I. Seneviratne, S. Tietsche, I.F. Trigo, R. Uijlenhoet, N. Wedi, R.I. Woolway, and X. Zeng (2018): Satellite and in-situ observations for advancing global Earth surface modelling: A review. Remote Sens., 10(12), 2038, doi: 10.3390/rs10122038, View online.
Cont. #: 4842
Cronin, M.F., C.L. Gentemann, J. Edson, I. Ueki, K. Ando, M. Bourassa, S. Brown, C.A. Clayson, C. Fairall, T. Farrar, S. Gille, S. Gulev, S. Josey, S. Kato, M. Katsumata, E. Kent, M. Krug, P. Minnett, R. Parfitt, R.T. Pinker, P. Stackhouse, S. Swart, H. Tomita, D. Vandemark, R.A. Weller, K. Yoneyama, L. Yu, and D. Zhang (2019): Air-sea fluxes with a focus on heat and momentum. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 430, Oceanobs19: An Ocean of Opportunity, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00430, View online.
Cont. #: 4841
Emerson, S., B. Yang, M. White, and M. Cronin (2019): Air-sea gas transfer: Determining bubble fluxes with in situ N2 observations. J. Geophys. Res., 124(4), 2716-2727, doi: 10.1029/2018JC014786, View online.
Cont. #: 4911
Kessler, W.S., S.E. Wijffels, S. Cravatte, N. Smith, A. Kumar, Y. Takaya, Y. Fujii, H. Hendon, A. Sutton, P. Strutton, Y. Serra, B. Dewitte, C.A. Clayson, M.F. Cronin, J.T. Farrar, J. Sprintall, X. Song, K. O'Brien, K. Ando, K. Takahashi, L. Moreno, D. Roemmich, S. McGregor, A. Wittenberg, T. Lee, S.G. Penny, W. Large, S. de Szoeke, I. Ueki, L. O'Neill, E.R. Kursinski, F. Gasparin, W. Yu, D. Chen, Y. Xue, I. Montes, D. Legler, L. Upchurch, and S. Brunner (2019): Second Report of TPOS 2020. GOOS-234, TPOS 2020, View online at
Cont. #: 4898
Meinig, C., E.F. Burger, N. Cohen, E.D. Cokelet, M.F. Cronin, J.N. Cross, S. de Halleux, R. Jenkins, A.T. Jessup, C.W. Mordy, N. Lawrence-Slavas, A.J. Sutton, D. Zhang, and C. Zhang (2019): Public private partnerships to advance regional ocean observing capabilities: A Saildrone and NOAA-PMEL case study and future considerations to expand to global scale observing. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 448, Oceanobs19: An Ocean of Opportunity, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00448, View online (open access).
Cont. #: 4761
Ohishi, S., H. Aiki, T. Tozuka, and M.F. Cronin (2019): Frontolysis by surface heat flux in the eastern Japan Sea: Importance of mixed layer depth. J. Oceanogr., 75, 283–297, doi: 10.1007/s10872-018-0502-0, View online.
Cont. #: 4655
Schubert, R., A. Biastoch, M.F. Cronin, and R.J. Greatbatch (2018): Instability-driven benthic storms below the separated Gulf Stream and the North Atlantic Current in a high-resolution ocean model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 48(10), 2283–2303, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-17-0261.1, View online.
Cont. #: 4843
Sloyan, B.M., J. Wilkin, K.L. Hill, M.P. Chidichimo, M.F. Cronin, J.A. Johannessen, J. Karstensen, M. Krug, T. Lee, E. Oka, M.D. Palmer, B. Rabe, S. Speich, K. Von Schuckmann, R.A. Weller, and W. Yu (2019): Evolving the physical global ocean observing system for research and application services through international coordination. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 449, Oceanobs19: An Ocean of Opportunity, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00449, View online.
Cont. #: 4869
Smith, N., W.S. Kessler, S. Cravatte, J. Sprintall, S. Wijffels, M.F. Cronin, A. Sutton, Y.L. Serra, B. Dewitte, P.G. Strutton, K.L. Hill, A. Sen Gupta, X. Lin, K. Takahashi, D. Chen, and S. Brunner (2019): Tropical Pacific Observing System. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 31, Oceanobs19: An Ocean of Opportunity, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00031, View online (open access).
Cont. #: 4824
Sprintall, J., M.F. Cronin, and J.T. Farrar (2019): Upper ocean vertical structure. In Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 3rd edition, J.K. Cochran, J.H. Bokuniewicz, and L.P. Yager (eds.), Vol. 1, Academic Press/Elsevier, 97-104.
Cont. #: 4797
Sutton, A.J., R.A. Feely, S. Maenner-Jones, S. Musielewicz, J. Osborne, C. Dietrich, N. Monacci, J. Cross, R. Bott, A. Kozyr, A.J. Andersson, N.R. Bates, W.-J. Cai, M.F. Cronin, E.H. De Carlo, B. Hales, S.D. Howden, C.M. Lee, D.P. Manzello, M.J. McPhaden, M. Meléndez, J.B. Mickett, J.A. Newton, S.E. Noakes, J.H. Noh, S.R. Olafsdottir, J.E. Salisbury, U. Send, T.W. Trull, D.C. Vandemark, and R.A. Weller (2019): Autonomous seawater pCO2 and pH time series from 40 surface buoys and the emergence of anthropogenic trends. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 421–439, doi: 10.5194/essd-11-421-2019, View online.
Cont. #: 4890
Todd, R.E., F.P. Chavez, S. Clayton, S. Cravatte, M. Goes, M. Graco, X. Lin, J. Sprintall, N.V. Zilberman, M. Archer, J. Arístegui, M. Balmaseda, J.M. Bane, M.O. Baringer, J.A. Barth, L.M. Beal, P. Brandt, P.H.R. Calil, E. Campos, L.R. Centurioni, M.P. Chidichimo, M. Cirano, M.F. Cronin, E.N. Curchitser, R.E. Davis, M. Dengler, B. deYoung, S. Dong, R. Escribano, A.J. Fassbender, S.E. Fawcett, M. Feng, G.J. Goni, A.R. Gray, D. Gutiérrez, D. Hebert, R. Hummels, S.-I. Ito, M. Krug, F. Lacan, L. Laurindo, A. Lazar, C.M. Lee, M. Lengaigne, N.M. Levine, J. Middleton, I. Montes, M. Muglia, T. Nagai, H.I. Palevsky, J.B. Palter, H.E. Phillips, A. Piola, A.J. Plueddemann, B. Qiu, R.R. Rodrigues, M. Roughan, D.L. Rudnick, R.R. Rykaczewski, M. Seraceno, H. Seim, A. Sen Gupta, L. Shannon, B.M. Sloyan, A.J. Sutton, L. Thompson, A.K. van der Plas, D. Volkov, J. Wilkin, D. Zhang, and L. Zhang (2019): Global perspectives on observing ocean boundary current systems. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 423, Oceanobs19: An Ocean of Opportunity, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00423, View online (open access).
Cont. #: 4899
Zhang, D., M. Cronin, C. Meinig, T. Farrar, R. Jenkins, D. Peacock, J. Keene, and A. Sutton (2019): Air-sea flux measurements from a new unmanned surface vehicle compared to proven platforms during SPURS-2 field campaign. Oceanography, 32(2), 122–133, doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2019.220, View online.
Fiscal Year 2018
Cont. #: 4643
Honda, M.C., Y. Sasai, E. Siswanto, A. Kuwano-Yoshida, H. Aiki, and M.F. Cronin (2018): Impact of cyclonic eddies and typhoons on biogeochemistry in the oligotrophic ocean based on biogeochemical/physical/meteorological time-series at station KEO. Prog. Earth Planet. Sci., 5, 42, doi: 10.1186/s40645-018-0196-3, View online (open access).
Cont. #: 4628
Ohishi, S., T. Tozuka, and M.F. Cronin (2017): Frontogenesis in the Agulhas Return Current region simulated by a high-resolution CGCM. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47(11), 2691–2710, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-17-0038.1.
Cont. #: 4642
Pelland, N.A., C.C. Eriksen, S.R. Emerson, and M.F. Cronin (2018): Seaglider surveys at Ocean Station Papa: Oxygen kinematics and upper-ocean metabolism. J. Geophys. Res., 123(9), 6408–6427, doi: 10.1029/2018JC014091, View online.
Cont. #: 4649
Tozuka, T., S. Ohishi, and M.F. Cronin (2018): A metric for surface heat flux effect on horizontal sea surface temperature gradients. Climate Dynam., 51(1–2), 547–561, doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3940-2, View online.
Cont. #: 4725
Zhang, D., M.F. Cronin, X. Lin, R. Inoue, A. Fassbender, S. Bishop, and A. Sutton (2017): Observing air-sea interaction in the western boundary currents and their extension regions: Considerations for OceanObs 2019. CLIVAR Variations, 15(4), 23–30.
Fiscal Year 2017
Cont. #: 4548
Cravatte, S., W.S. Kessler, N. Smith, S.E. Wijffels, K. Ando, M. Cronin, T. Farrar, E. Guilyardi, A. Kumar, T. Lee, D. Roemmich, Y. Serra, J. Sprintall, P. Strutton, A. Sutton, K. Takahashi, and A. Wittenberg (2016): First Report of TPOS 2020. GOOS-215, TPOS 2020, 200 pp, Available online at
Cont. #: 4564
Fassbender, A.J., C.L. Sabine, M.F. Cronin, and A.J. Sutton (2017): Mixed-layer carbon cycling at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 31(2), 272–288, doi: 10.1002/2016GB005547.
Cont. #: 4563
Liang, J.-H., S.R. Emerson, E.A. D’Asaro, C.L. McNeil, R.R. Harcourt, P.P. Sullivan, B. Yang, and M.F. Cronin (2017): On the role of sea-state in bubble-mediated air-sea gas flux during a winter storm. J. Geophys. Res., 122(4), 2671–2685, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012408.
Cont. #: 4467
Pelland, N.A., C.C. Eriksen, and M.F. Cronin (2017): Seaglider surveys at Ocean Station Papa: Diagnosis of upper-ocean heat and salt balances using least-squares with inequality constraints. J. Geophys. Res., 122(6), 5140–5168, doi: 10.1002/2017JC012821.
Cont. #: 4463
Praveen Kumar, B., M.F. Cronin, S. Joseph, M. Ravichandran, and N. Sureshkumar (2016): Latent heat flux sensitivity to sea surface temperature: Regional perspectives. J. Climate, 30(1), 129–143, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0285.1.
Cont. #: 4653
Sutton, A.J., R. Wanninkhof, C.L. Sabine, R.A. Feely, M.F. Cronin, and R.A. Weller (2017): Variability and trends in surface seawater pCO2 and CO2 flux in the Pacific Ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44(11), 5627–5636, doi: 10.1002/2017GL073814.
Cont. #: 4558
Tozuka, T., M.F. Cronin, and H. Tomita (2017): Surface frontogenesis by surface heat fluxes in the Upstream Kuroshio Extension region. Scientific Reports, 7, 10258, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10268-3, Published online.
Fiscal Year 2016
Cont. #: 4456
Cronin, M.F. (2016): Where's the data? CLIVAR Exchanges, 69, 20(1), 31, Published online.
Cont. #: 4167
Cronin, M.F., N.A. Pelland, S.R. Emerson, and W.R. Crawford (2015): Estimating diffusivity from the mixed layer heat and salt balances in the North Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 120(11), 7346–7362, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011010.
Cont. #: 4412
Cronin, M.F., and T. Tozuka (2016): Steady state ocean response to wind forcing in extratropical frontal regions. Scientific Reports, 6, 28842, doi: 10.1038/srep28842, Published online.
Cont. #: 4340
Fassbender, A.J., C.L. Sabine, and M.F. Cronin (2016): Net community production and calcification from 7 years of NOAA Station Papa Mooring measurements. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 30, 250–267, doi: 10.1002/2015GB005205.
Cont. #: 4466
Pelland, N.A., C.C. Eriksen, and M.F. Cronin (2016): Seaglider surveys at Ocean Station Papa: Circulation and water mass properties in a meander of the North Pacific Current. J. Geophys. Res., 121(9), 6816–6846, doi: 10.1002/2016JC011920, Open access published online.
Cont. #: 4435
Sutton, A.J., C.L. Sabine, R.A. Feely, W.-J. Cai, M.F. Cronin, M.J. McPhaden, J.M. Morell, J.A. Newton, J.-H. Noh, S.R. Ólafsdóttir, J.E. Salisbury, U. Send, D. Vandemark, and R.A. Weller (2016): Using present-day observations to detect when anthropogenic change forces surface ocean carbonate chemistry outside preindustrial bounds. Biogeosciences, 13(17), 5065–5083, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-5065-2016.
Cont. #: 4464
Zhang, D., M.F. Cronin, C. Wen, Y. Xue, A. Kumar, and D. McClurg (2016): Assessing surface heat fluxes in atmospheric reanalyses with a decade of data from the NOAA Kuroshio Extension Observatory. J. Geophys. Res., 121(9), 6874–6890, doi: 10.1002/2016JC011905.
Fiscal Year 2015
Cont. #: 4309
Belka, D.J., M. Schwendeman, J. Thomson, and M.F. Cronin (2015): Report on historical wave and wind observations at Ocean Station P. Flux News, 7, 18 pp, Published online.
Cont. #: 4344
Bond, N.A., M.F. Cronin, and H. Freeland (2015): The Blob: An extreme warm anomaly in the northeast Pacific. In State of the Climate in 2014, Global Oceans. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 96(7), S62–S63, doi: 10.1175/2015BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
Cont. #: 4277
Bond, N.A., M.F. Cronin, H. Freeland, and N. Mantua (2015): Causes and impacts of the 2014 warm anomaly in the NE Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(9), 3414–3420, doi: 10.1002/2015GL063306.
Cont. #: 4250
Cronin, M. (2014): Women in oceanography: A decade later—Autobiographical sketches: Meghan Cronin. Oceanography, 27(4), 90. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 4391
Smith, N.R., A. Kumar, K. Takahashi, H. Hendon, S. Cravatte, D. Chen, T. Farrar, M. Cronin, K. Ando, W. Yu, and W.S. Kessler (2015): The Tropical Pacific Observing System 2020 Project: The role of research and innovation. CLIVAR Exchanges, 19(2), No. 67, 12–17. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 4191
Tomita, H., Y. Kawai, M.F. Cronin, T. Hihara, and M. Kubota (2015): Validation of AMSR2 sea surface wind and temperature over the Kuroshio Extension region. Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere, 11, 43–47, doi: 10.2151/sola.2015-010.
Fiscal Year 2014
Cont. #: 4205
Belka, D., M. Schwendeman, J. Thomson, and M.F. Cronin (2014): Historical Wave and Wind Observations at Ocean Station P. APL-UW Tech Report 1047, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory, Seattle, WA, Published online.
Cont. #: 4157
Cronin, M.F., M. Bourassa, C.A Clayson, J. Edson, C. Fairall, R.A. Feely, D.E. Harrison, S. Josey, M. Kubota, B. Praveen Kumar, K. Kutsuwada, B. Large, J.T. Mathis, M.J. McPhaden, L. O’Neill, R. Pinker, K. Takahashi, H. Tomita, R.A. Weller, L. Yu, and C. Zhang (2014): TPOS White Paper #11: Wind stress and air-sea fluxes observations: status, implementation and gaps. In Proceedings of the Tropical Pacific Observing System 2020 Workshop, A Future Sustained Tropical Pacific Ocean Observing System for Research and Forecasting, WMO and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, La Jolla, CA, 27–30 January 2014. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 4030
D'Asaro, E.A., J. Thomson, A.Y. Shcherbina, R.R. Harcourt, M.F. Cronin, M.A. Hemer, and B. Fox-Kemper (2014): Quantifying upper ocean turbulence driven by surface waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41(1), 102–107, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058193.
Cont. #: 3852
Kawai, Y., H. Tomita, M.F. Cronin, and N.A. Bond (2014): Atmospheric pressure response to mesoscale sea surface temperature variations in the Kuroshio Extension region: In situ evidence. J. Geophys. Res., 119(13), 8015–8031, doi: 10.1002/2013JD021126.
Cont. #: 4111
Nagano, A., K. Uehara, T. Suga, Y. Kawai, H. Ichikawa, and M.F. Cronin (2014): Origin of near-surface high-salinity water observed in the Kuroshio Extension region. J. Oceanogr., 70(4), 389-403, doi: 10.1007/s10872-014-0237-5.
Cont. #: 3997
Rainville, L., S.R. Jayne, and M.F. Cronin (2014): Variations of the North Pacific Subtropical Mode Water from direct observations. J. Climate, 27(8), 2842–2860, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00227.1.
Cont. #: 3985
Thomson, J., E. D'Asaro, M.F. Cronin, W.E. Rogers, R.R. Harcourt, and A. Shcherbina (2013): Waves and the equilibrium range at Ocean Weather Station P. J. Geophys. Res., 118(11), 5951–5962, doi: 10.1002/2013JC008837.
Cont. #: 4057
Tozuka, T., and M.F. Cronin (2014): Role of mixed layer depth in surface frontogensis: The Agulhas Return Current front. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41(7), 2447–2453, doi: 10.1002/2014GL059624.
Fiscal Year 2013
Cont. #: 3426
Bourassa, M.A., S.T. Gille, C. Bitz, D. Carlson, I. Cerovecki, M.F. Cronin, W.M. Drennan, C.W. Fairall, R.N. Hoffman, G. Magnusdottir, P.T. Pinker, I.A. Renfrew, M. Serreze, K. Speer, L.D. Talley, and G.A. Wick (2013): High latitude ocean and sea ice surface fluxes: Challenges for climate research. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 94(3), 403–423, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00244.1.
Cont. #: 3706
Cronin, M.F., N.A. Bond, J.T. Farrar, H. Ichikawa, S.R. Jayne, Y. Kawai, M. Konda, B. Qiu, L. Rainville, and H. Tomita (2013): Formation and erosion of the seasonal thermocline in the Kuroshio Extension Recirculation Gyre. Deep-Sea Res. II, 85, 62–74, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.07.018.
Cont. #: 3928
Cronin, M.F., T. Tozuka, A. Biastoch, J. Durgadoo, and L. Beal (2013): Prevalence of strong bottom currents in the greater Agulhas system. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40(9), 1772–1776, doi: 10.1002/grl.50400.
Cont. #: 3783
Praveen Kumar, B., J. Vialard, M. Lengaigne, V.S.N. Murty, M.J. McPhaden, M.F. Cronin, F. Pinsard, and K. Gopala Reddy (2013): TropFlux wind stresses over the tropical oceans: Evaluation and comparison with other products. Climate Dynam., 40(7–8), 2049–2071, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1455-4.
Cont. #: 3925
Wada, A., M.F. Cronin, A.J. Sutton, Y. Kawai, and M. Ishii (2013): Numerical simulations of oceanic pCO2 variations and interactions between Typhoon Choi-wan (0914) and the ocean. J. Geophys. Res., 118(5), 2667–2684, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20203.
Cont. #: 4010
Yu, L., K. Haines, M. Bourassa, M. Cronin, S. Gulev, S. Josey, S. Kato, A. Kumar, T. Lee, and D. Roemmich (2013): Towards achieving global closure of ocean heat and freshwater budgets: Recommendations for advancing research in air-sea fluxes through collaborative activities. In Report of the CLIVAR/GSOP/WHOI Workshop on Ocean Syntheses and Surface Flux Evaluation, WCRP Informal/Series Report No. 13/2013, ICPO Informal Report 189/13, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 27-30 November 2012, 42 pp.
Fiscal Year 2012
Cont. #: 3718
Alford, M.H., M.F. Cronin, and J. Klymak (2012): Annual cycle and depth penetration of wind-generated near-inertial internal waves at Ocean Station Papa in the northeast Pacific. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42(6), 889–909, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-092.1.
Cont. #: 3744
Cronin, M.F., R.A. Weller, R.S. Lampitt, and U. Send (2012): Ocean reference stations. In Earth Observation, R.B. Rustamov and S.E. Salahova (eds.), InTech, ISBN: 978-953-307-973-8, doi: 10.5772/27423. Available from:
Cont. #: 3887
Fairall, C.W., M.A. Bourassa, M.F. Cronin, S.R. Smith, R.A. Weller, G. Wick, S. Woodruff, L. Yu, and H.-M. Zhang (2012): Observations to quantify air-sea fluxes and their role in global variability and predictability. In Proceedings of the IOOS Summit, Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC), Herndon, Virginia, 13-16 November 2012,
Cont. #: 3891
Lumpkin, R., K. Dohan, M. Baringer, L. Centurioni, M. Cronin, G. Goni, G. Lagerloef, D. Lee, and N. Maximenko (2012): Observing the global ocean surface circulation. In Proceedings of the IOOS Summit, Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC), Herndon, Virginia, 13-16 November 2012,
Cont. #: 3820
Praveen Kumar, B., J. Vialard, M. Lengaigne, V.S.N. Murty, M.J. McPhaden, M.F. Cronin, and K.G. Reddy (2012): Evaluation of air-sea heat and momentum fluxes for the tropical oceans and introduction of TropFlux. CLIVAR Exchanges, 58–17(1), 21–24.
Fiscal Year 2011
Cont. #: 3705
Cronin, M.F. (2011): NOAA buoy deployed in the Agulhas Return Current. South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) e-Newsletter,
Cont. #: 3621
Beal, L., W.P.M. de Ruijter, A. Biastoch, R. Zahn, M. Cronin, J. Hermes, J. Lutjeharms, G. Quartly, and T. Tozuka (2011): On the role of the Agulhas system in ocean circulation and climate. Nature, 472, 429–436, doi: 10.1038/nature09983.
Cont. #: 3529
Bond, N.A., M.F. Cronin, C. Sabine, Y. Kawai, H. Ichikawa, P. Freitag, and K. Ronnholm (2011): Upper-ocean response to Typhoon Choi-Wan as measured by the Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO) mooring. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C02031, 8 pp, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006548.
Cont. #: 3473
Cronin, M.F., N. Bond, J. Booth, H. Ichikawa, T.M. Joyce, K. Kelly, M. Kubota, B. Qiu, C. Reason, M. Rouault, C. Sabine, T. Saino, J. Small, T. Suga, L.D. Talley, L. Thompson, and R.A. Weller (2010): Monitoring ocean-atmosphere interactions in western boundary current extensions. doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.20, In Proceedings of the "OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society" Conference (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21–25 September 2009, Hall, J., D.E. Harrison, and D. Stammer, Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306.
Cont. #: 3337
Dohan, K., F. Bonjean, L. Centurioni, M. Cronin, G. Lagerloef, D.-K. Lee, R. Lumpkin, N.A. Maximenko, P.P. Niiler, and H. Uchida (2010): Measuring the global ocean surface circulation with satellite and in situ observations. doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.23, In Proceedings of the "OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society" Conference (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21–25 September 2009, Hall, J., D.E. Harrison, and D. Stammer, Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306.
Cont. #: 3566
Emerson, S., C. Sabine, M.F. Cronin, R. Feely, S. Cullison, and M. DeGrandpre (2011): Quantifying the flux of CaCO3 and organic carbon from the surface ocean using in situ measurements of O2, N2, pCO2 and pH. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 25, GB3008, 12 pp, doi: 10.1029/2010GB003924.
Cont. #: 3439
Gulev, S.K., S.A. Josey, M. Bourassa, L.-A. Breivik, M.F. Cronin, C. Fairall, S. Gille, E.C. Kent, C.M. Lee, M.J. McPhaden, P.M.S. Monteiro, U. Schuster, S.R. Smith, K.E. Trenberth, D. Wallace, and S.D. Woodruff (2010): Surface energy, CO2 fluxes and sea ice. doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.pp.19, In Proceedings of the "OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society" Conference (Vol. 1), Venice, Italy, 21–25 September 2009, Hall, J., D.E. Harrison, and D. Stammer, Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306.
Cont. #: 3419
Kelly, K.A., R.J. Small, R.M. Samelson, B. Qiu, T.M. Joyce, Y.-O. Kwon, and M.F. Cronin (2010): Western boundary currents and frontal air-sea interaction: Gulf Stream and Kuroshio Extension. J. Climate, 23(21), 5644–5667, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3346.1, CLIVAR Western Boundary Current Special Issue.
Cont. #: 3424
Konda, M., H. Ichikawa, H. Tomita, and M.F. Cronin (2010): Surface heat flux variations across the Kuroshio Extension as observed by surface flux buoys. J. Climate, 23, 5206-5221, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3391.1.
Cont. #: 3611
Lampitt, R.S., P. Favali, C.R. Barnes, M.J. Church, M.F. Cronin, K.L. Hill, Y. Kaneda, D.M. Karl, A.H. Knap, M.J. McPhaden, K.A. Nittis, I.G. Priede, J.-F. Rolin, U. Send, C.-C. Teng, T.W. Trull, and D.W.R. Wallace (2010): In situ sustained Eulerian observatories. doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.pp.27, In Proceedings of the "OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society" Conference (Vol. 1), Venice, Italy, 21–25 September 2009, Hall, J., D.E. Harrison, and D. Stammer, Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306.
Cont. #: 3565
Niu, X., R.T. Pinker, and M.F. Cronin (2010): Radiative fluxes at high latitudes. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L20811, 5 pp, doi: 10.1029/2010GL044606.
Cont. #: 3546
Tomita, H., S. Kako, M.F. Cronin, and M. Kubota (2010): Preconditioning of the wintertime mixed layer at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C12053, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006373.
Fiscal Year 2010
Cont. #: 3425
Bond, N.A., M.F. Cronin, and M. Garvert (2010): Atmospheric sensitivity to SST near the Kuroshio Extension during the extratropical transition of Typhoon Tokage. Mon. Weather Rev., 138(7), 2644–2663, doi: 10.1175/2010MWR3198.1.
Cont. #: 3299
Mickett, J.B., Y.L. Serra, M.F. Cronin, and M.H. Alford (2010): Resonant forcing of mixed layer inertial motions by atmospheric easterly waves in the northeast tropical Pacific. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40(2), 401–416, doi: 10.1175/2009JPO4276.1.
Cont. #: 3300
Perez, R.C., M.F. Cronin, and W.S. Kessler (2010): Tropical cells, tropical instability waves, and a secondary circulation near the northern front of the equatorial Pacific cold tongue. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40(9), 2091-2106, doi: 10.1175/2010JPO4366.1.
Cont. #: 3183
Tomita, H., M. Kubota, M.F. Cronin, S. Iwasaki, M. Konda, and H. Ichikawa (2010): An assessment of surface heat fluxes from J-OFURO2 at the KEO and JKEO sites. J. Geophys. Res., 115(C3), doi: 10.1029/2009JC005545.
Fiscal Year 2009
Cont. #: 3301
Bond, N., M. Cronin, and M. Garvert (2009): Atmospheric sensitivity to SST near the Kuroshio Extension: A case study of the extratropical transition of Typhoon Tokage. U.S. CLIVAR Variations, 7(1), 8–11.
Cont. #: 3294
Cronin, M.F., M. Alexander, K. Kelly, B. Qui, and Y. Serra (2009): Workshop Spotlight: Western Boundary Currents. AGU Atmospheric Science Newsletter, 31(1), 5.
Cont. #: 3209
Cronin, M.F., and W.S. Kessler (2009): Near-surface shear flow in the tropical Pacific cold tongue front. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39(5), 1200-1215, doi: 10.1175/2008JPO4064.1.
Cont. #: 3191
Cronin, M.F., S. Legg, and P. Zuidema (2009): Climate Research: Best practices for process studies. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc. Nowcast, 90(7), 917–918.
Cont. #: 2990
Cronin, M.F., and J. Sprintall (2008): Wind and buoyancy-forced upper ocean. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, First Online Update, J. Steele, S. Thorpe, and K. Turekian (eds.), Academic Press, London,
Cont. #: 2995
Jiang, C., L. Thompson, K.A. Kelly, and M.F. Cronin (2009): The roles of intraseasonal Kelvin waves and tropical instability waves in SST variability along the equatorial Pacific in an isopycnal ocean model. J. Climate, 22, 3470–3487, doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI2767.1.
Cont. #: 2992
Sprintall, J., and M.F. Cronin (2008): Upper ocean vertical structure. In Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Ed., First Online Update, J. Steele, S. Thorpe, and K. Turekian (eds.), Academic Press, London.
Fiscal Year 2008
Cont. #: 3028
Bond, N.A., and M.F. Cronin (2008): Regional weather patterns during anomalous air-sea fluxes at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO). J. Climate, 21(8), 1680–1697, doi: 10.1175/2007JCLI1797.1.
Cont. #: 3132
Cronin, M.F., C. Meinig, C.L. Sabine, H. Ichikawa, and H. Tomita (2008): Surface mooring network in the Kuroshio Extension. IEEE Systems Special Issue on GEOSS, 2(3), 424–430, doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2008.925982.
Cont. #: 3067
Donohue, K.A., D.R. Watts, K. Tracey, M. Wimbush, J.-H. Park, N. Bond, M. Cronin, S. Chen, B. Qiu, P. Hacker, N.G. Hogg, S.R. Jayne, J. McClean, L. Rainville, H. Mitsudera, Y. Tanimoto, and S.-P. Xie (2008): Program studies the Kuroshio Extension. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(17), 161–162, doi: 10.1029/2008EO170002.
Cont. #: 2996
Fairall, C.W., T. Uttal, D. Hazen, J. Hare, M.F. Cronin, N. Bond, and D. Veron (2008): Observations of cloud, radiation, and surface forcing in the equatorial eastern Pacific. J. Climate, 21(4), 655–673, doi: 10.1175/2007JCLI1757.1.
Cont. #: 3203
Kamphaus, R., M. Cronin, C. Sabine, S. Emerson, C. Meinig, and M. Robert (2008): New surface mooring at Station Papa monitors climate. PICES Press, 16(2), 26–27.
Cont. #: 2934
Kubota, M., N. Iwabe, M.F. Cronin, and H. Tomita (2008): Surface heat fluxes from the NCEP/NCAR and NCEP/DOE reanalyses at the KEO buoy site. J. Geophys. Res., 113, C02009, doi: 10.1029/2007JC004338.
Cont. #: 3080
McPhaden, M.J., M.F. Cronin, and D.C. McClurg (2008): Meridional structure of the seasonally varying mixed layer temperature balance in the eastern tropical Pacific. J. Climate, 21(13), 3240–3260, doi: 10.1175/2007JCLI2115.1.
Cont. #: 2880
Serra, Y.L., G.N. Kiladis, and M.F. Cronin (2008): Horizontal and vertical structure of easterly waves in the Pacific ITCZ. J. Atmos. Sci., 65(4), 1266–1284, doi: 10.1175/2007JAS2341.1.
Fiscal Year 2007
Cont. #: 3018
Jochum, M., M.F. Cronin, W.S. Kessler, and D. Shea (2007): Observed horizontal temperature advection by tropical instability waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L09604, doi: 10.1029/2007GL029416.
Cont. #: 3041
Serra, Y.L., M.F. Cronin, and G.N. Kiladis (2007): Sub-seasonal variance of surface meteorological parameters in buoy observations and reanalyses. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L12708, doi: 10.1029/2007GL029506.
Fiscal Year 2006
Cont. #: 2743
Cronin, M.F., N.A. Bond, C. Fairall, and R.A. Weller (2006): Surface cloud forcing in the east Pacific stratus deck/cold tongue/ITCZ complex. J. Climate, 19(3), 392–409, doi: 10.1175/JCLI3620.1.
Cont. #: 2869
Cronin, M.F., C. Fairall, and M.J. McPhaden (2006): An assessment of buoy-derived and numerical weather prediction surface heat fluxes in the tropical Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 111(C6), C06038, doi: 10.1029/2005JC003324.
Cont. #: 2958
Cronin, M.F., C. Meinig, and C.L. Sabine (2006): Flux mooring for the north Pacific's western boundary current: Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO). In Annual Report on The State of the Ocean and the Ocean Observing System for Climate, Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2005, J.M. Levy (ed.), NOAA/Climate Program Office/Office of Climate Observation, 159–162.
Cont. #: 2974
Freitag, H.P., M.J. McPhaden, M.F. Cronin, C.L. Sabine, D.C. McClurg, and P.D. McLain (2006): PMEL Contributions to the OceanSITES Program. In Oceans 2006: Revolutionizing Marine Science and Technology, MTS/IEEE, Boston, MA, 18–21 September 2006.
Cont. #: 2753
Hare, J., C. Fairall, T. Uttal, D. Hazen, M.F. Cronin, N. Bond, and D. Veron (2005): Cloud, radiation, and surface forcing in the equatorial eastern Pacific. NOAA Tech Memo OAR-PSD 307, NOAA ESRL, Boulder, CO, 64 pp. [PDF Version]
Fiscal Year 2005
Cont. #: 2820
Cronin, M.F., C. Meinig, and C.L. Sabine (2005): Flux mooring for the North Pacific's western boundary current: Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO). In The State of the Ocean and the Ocean Observing System for Climate, Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2004, NOAA/OGP/Office of Climate Observation, Section 3.13a, 142–146.
Cont. #: 2680
de Szoeke, S.P., C.S. Bretherton, N.A. Bond, M.F. Cronin, and B.M. Morley (2005): EPIC 95°W observations of the eastern Pacific atmospheric boundary layer from the cold tongue to the ITCZ. J. Atmos. Sci., 62(2), 426–442, doi: 10.1175/JAS-3381.1.
Cont. #: 2770
Jiang, C.-L., M.F. Cronin, K.A. Kelly, and L. Thompson (2005): Evaluation of a hybrid satellite- and NWP-based turbulent heat flux product using Tropical Atmosphere-Ocean (TAO) buoys. J. Geophys. Res., 110(C9), C09007, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002824.
Fiscal Year 2004
Cont. #: 2727
Kessler, W.S., J.N. Moum, M.F. Cronin, P.S. Schopf, D.L. Rudnick, and L. Thompson (2004): Pacific upwelling and mixing physics: A science and implementation plan. NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, May 2004, 47 pp.
Fiscal Year 2003
Cont. #: 2549
Cronin, M.F., N. Bond, and C. Fairall (2002): Seasonal and year-to-year variations in the cold-tongue/ITCZ complex. U.S. CLIVAR Variations, 1(1), 7–9.
Cont. #: 2381
Cronin, M.F., and M.J. McPhaden (2002): Barrier layer formation during westerly wind bursts. J. Geophys. Res., 107(C12), 8020, doi: 10.1029/2001JC001171.
Cont. #: 2499
Cronin, M.F., S.-P. Xie, and H. Hashizume (2003): Barometric pressure variations associated with eastern Pacific tropical instability waves. J. Climate, 16(18), 3050–3057, doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2003)016<3050:BPVAWE>2.
Cont. #: 2550
Payne, R.E., K. Huang, R.A. Weller, H.P. Freitag, M.F. Cronin, M.J. McPhaden, C. Meinig, Y. Kuroda, N. Ushijima, and R.M. Reynolds (2002): A comparison of buoy meteorological systems. WHOI Technical Report WHOI-2002-10, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, 67 pp.
Fiscal Year 2002
Cont. #: 2442
Cronin, M.F., N. Bond, C. Fairall, J. Hare, M.J. McPhaden, and R.A. Weller (2002): Enhanced oceanic and atmospheric monitoring underway in Eastern Pacific. Eos Trans. AGU, 83(19), 205, 210–211, doi: 10.1029/2002EO000137.
Cont. #: 2246
Cronin, M.F., and W.S. Kessler (2002): Seasonal and interannual modulation of mixed layer variability at 0°, 110°W. Deep-Sea Res. Pt. I, 49(1), 1–17, doi: 10.1016/S0967-0637(01)00043-7.
Fiscal Year 2001
Cont. #: 2230
Cronin, M.F., and J. Sprintall (2001): Wind and buoyancy-forced upper ocean. In Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, J. Steele, S. Thorpe, and K. Turekian (eds.), Vol. 6, Academic Press, London, 3219–3227.
Cont. #: 2231
Sprintall, J., and M.F. Cronin (2001): Upper ocean vertical structure. In Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, J. Steele, S. Thorpe, and K. Turekian (eds.), Vol. 6, Academic Press, London, 3120–3129.
Fiscal Year 2000
Cont. #: 1996
Burns, S.P., D. Khelif, C.A. Friehe, A.G. Williams, P. Hignett, A.L.M. Grant, J.M. Hacker, D.P. Rogers, E.F. Bradley, R.A. Weller, M.F. Cronin, S.P. Anderson, C.W. Fairall, and C.A. Paulson (1999): Comparison of aircraft, ship, and buoy data meteorological measurements from TOGA COARE. J. Geophys. Res., 104(D24), 30,853–30,883, doi: 10.1029/1999JD900934.
Cont. #: 2009
Cronin, M.F., and M.J. McPhaden (1999): Diurnal cycle of rainfall and sea surface salinity in the western Pacific warm pool. Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(23), 3465–3468, doi: 10.1029/1999GL010504.
Cont. #: 1912
Cronin, M.F., M.J. McPhaden, and R.H. Weisberg (2000): Wind-forced reversing jets in the western equatorial Pacific. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30(4), 657–676, doi: 10.1175/1520-0485(2000)030<0657:WFRJIT>2.0.CO;2.
Fiscal Year 1999
Cont. #: 1885
Cronin, M.F., and M.J. McPhaden (1998): Upper ocean salinity balance in the western equatorial Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 103(C12), 27,567–27,589, doi: 10.1029/98JC02605.
Cont. #: 2034
Freitag, H.P., M.E. McCarty, C. Nosse, R. Lukas, M.J. McPhaden, and M.F. Cronin (1999): COARE Seacat data: Calibrations and quality control procedures. NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL PMEL-115, NTIS: PB99-146144, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, 89 pp. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 1986
Weller, R.A., S.P. Anderson, H.W. Wijesekera, C.A. Paulson, M.F. Cronin, and L.M. Rothstein (1999): Oceanic response to buoyancy flux and wind stress during COARE. In COARE98—Proceedings of a Conference on the TOGA Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment, WCRP-107, WMO/TD-No. 940, Boulder, CO, 7–14 July 1998, 43–58.
Fiscal Year 1997
Cont. #: 1685
Cronin, M. (1996): Eddy-mean flow interaction in the Gulf Stream at 68°W: Part 2. Eddy forcing on the time-mean flow. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 26(10), 2132–2151, doi: 10.1175/1520-0485(1996)026<2132:EMFIIT>2.0.CO;2.
Cont. #: 1684
Cronin, M., and D.R. Watts (1996): Eddy-mean flow interaction in the Gulf Stream at 68°W: Part 1. Eddy energetics. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 26(10), 2107–2131, doi: 10.1175/1520-0485(1996)026<2107:EFIITG>2.0.CO;2.
Cont. #: 1713
Cronin, M.F., and M.J. McPhaden (1997): The upper ocean heat balance in the western equatorial Pacific warm pool during September–December 1992. J. Geophys. Res., 102(C4), 8533–8553, doi: 10.1029/97JC00020. [Full Text]
Fiscal Year 1996
Cont. #: 1805
Godfrey, J.S., S.P. Anderson, E.F. Bradley, J.A. Butt, P.A. Coppin, M. Cronin, I. Helmond, T.J. McDougall, L. Pender, K. Richards, W. Smyth, and R. Weller (1995): Surface fluxes and mixed layer heat and freshwater budgets in TOGA-COARE. In Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference on the Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) Programme, WCRP-91, WMO/TD No. 717, 464–468.
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