Dynamics and Transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in Drake Passage
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Publications


    Published Papers:
    • Chereskin, T. K., K. A. Donohue, and D. R. Watts. cDrake: Dynamics and transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in Drake Passage. Oceanography, 25(3):134–135, 2012. (PDF)
    • Chereskin, T. K., K. A. Donohue, D. R. Watts, K. L. Tracey, Y. Firing, and A. L. Cutting. Strong bottom currents and cyclogenesis in Drake Passage. Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L23602), 2009. (PDF) (doi:10.1029/2009GL040940)
    • Chidichimo, M. P., K. A. Donohue, D. R. Watts, and K. L. Tracey. Baroclinic transport time series of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current measured in Drake Passage. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 1829‐1853, 2014. (doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-071.1)
    • Donohue, K. A., M. A. Kennelly, and A. Cutting. Sea surface height variability in Drake Passage. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 33(4):669‐683, 2016. (doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0249.1)
    • Donohue, K. A., K. L. Tracey, D. R. Watts, M. P. Chidichimo, and T. K. Chereskin. Mean Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport measured in Drake Passage. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(22):11,760–11,767, 2016. (doi:10.1002/2016GL070319)
    • Firing, Y. L., T. K. Chereskin, and M. R. Mazloff. Vertical structure and transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in Drake Passage from direct velocity measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 116(C08015), 2011. (PDF) (doi:10.1029/2011JC006999)
    • Firing, Y. L., T. K. Chereskin, D. R. Watts, K. L. Tracey, and C. Provost. Computation of geostrophic streamfunction, its derivatives, and error estimates from an array of CPIES in Drake Passage. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 31:656–680, 2014. (doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00142.1)
    • Firing, Y. L., T. K. Chereskin, D. R. Watts, and M. R. Mazloff. Bottom pressure torque and the vorticity balance from observations in Drake Passage. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans,121(6):4282–4302, 2016. (doi:10.1002/2016JC011682)
    • Foppert, A., K. A. Donohue, and D. R. Watts. The Polar Front in Drake Passage: A composite-mean stream-coordinate view. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(3):1771–1788, 2016. (doi:10.1002/2015JC011333)
    • Masich, J., T. K. Chereskin, and M. R. Mazloff. Topographic form stress in the Southern Ocean State Estimate. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120:7919–7933, 2015. (doi:10.1002/2015JC011143)
    • Meredith, M. P., P. L. Woodworth, T. K. Chereskin, D. P. Marshall, L. C. Allison, G. R. Bigg, K. Donohue, K. J. Heywood, C. W. Hughes, A. Hibbert, A. M. Hogg, H. L. Johnson, L. Jullion, B. A. King, H. Leach, Y.-D.Lenn, M. A. M. Maqueda, D. R. Munday, A. C. N. Garabato, C. Provost, J.-B. Sallee, and J.Sprintall. Sustained monitoring of the Southern Ocean at Drake Passage: past achievements and future priorities. Reviews of Geophysics, 49(4), 2011. (doi:10.1029/2010RG000348)
    • Rocha, C. B., T. K. Chereskin, S. T. Gille, and D. Menemenlis. Mesoscale to submescale wavenumber spectra in Drake Passage. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46:601–620, 2016. (doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0087.1)
    • Tracey, K. L., K. A. Donohue, and D. R. Watts. Bottom temperatures in Drake Passage. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47:101–122, 2017. (doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0124.1)
    • Watts, D. R., M. A. Kennelly, K. A. Donohue, K. L. Tracey, T. K. Chereskin, R. A. Weller, and I. Victoria. Four current meter models compared in strong currents in Drake Passage. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 30: 2465‐2477, 2013. (PDF) (doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00032.1)
    • Watts D. R., K. L. Tracey, K. A. Donohue, and T. K. Chereskin. Estimates of eddy heat flux crossing the Antarctic Circumpolar Current from observations in Drake Passage. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46: 2103‐2122, 2016. (PDF) (doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0029.1)
    Technical Reports:
    • Kennelly, M. A., D. R. Watts, K. L. Tracey, and K. A. Donohue. An intercomparison of four models of current meter in high current conditions in Drake Passage. GSO Technical Report 12-04, University of Rhode Island, 2012. (PDF)
    • Tracey, K. L., K. A. Donohue, D. R. Watts, and T. Chereskin. cDrake CPIES data report November 2007 to December 2011. GSO Technical Report 2013-01, University of Rhode Island, 2013. (PDF)
    Master's Theses:
    • Cutting, A. L. Constituents of sea surface height variability in Drake Passage. M.S. thesis, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, 2010. 68pp. (PDF)