Publications


Schonau, M. C., Rudnick, D. L., Gopalakrishnan, G., Cornuelle, B. D., & Qiu, B. (2022). Mean, Annual, and Interannual Circulation and Volume Transport in the Western Tropical North Pacific From the Western Pacific Ocean State Estimates (WPOSE). Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 127(6). https://doi.org/10.1029/2021jc018213
Garcia-Jove, M., Mourre, B., Zarokanellos, N. D., Lermusiaux, P. F. J., Rudnick, D. L., & Tintore, J. (2022). Frontal dynamics in the Alboran Sea: 2. Processes for vertical velocities development. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 127(3), 28.
Zarokanellos, N. D., Rudnick, D. L., Garcia-Jove, M., Mourre, B., Ruiz, S., Pascual, A., & Tintore, J. (2022). Frontal dynamics in the Alboran Sea: 1. Coherent 3D Pathways at the Almeria-Oran Front using underwater glider observations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 127(3), 24. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021jc017405
Jakoboski, J., Todd, R. E., Owens, W. B., Karnauskas, K. B., & Rudnick, D. L. (2022). Potential Vorticity and Instability in the Pacific Equatorial Undercurrent West of the Galápagos Archipelago. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52(8), 1927–1943. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-21-0124.1
Johnston, T. M. S., & Rudnick, D. L. (2022). Stirring and Mixing in the Wake of Velasco Reef, Palau. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127(8). https://doi.org/10.1029/2022JC018745
Rudnick, D. L., Zarokanellos, N. D., & Tintoré, J. (2022). A Four-Dimensional Survey of the Almeria–Oran Front by Underwater Gliders: Tracers and Circulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52(2), 225–242. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-21-0181.1
Ren, A. S., & Rudnick, D. L. (2022). Across-Shore Propagation of Subthermocline Eddies in the California Current System. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52(1), 39–51. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-21-0137.1
Gregoire, M., Garcon, V., Garcia, H., Breitburg, D., Isensee, K., Oschlies, A., Telszewski, M., Barth, A., Bittig, H. C., Carstensen, J., Carval, T., Chai, F., Chavez, F., Conley, D., Coppola, L., Crowe, S., Currie, K., Dai, M. H., Deflandre, B., … Yasuhara, M. (2021). A global ocean oxygen database and atlas for assessing and predicting deoxygenation and ocean health in the open and coastal ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 29. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.724913
Weber, E. D., Auth, T. D., Baumann-Pickering, S., Baumgartner, T. R., Bjorkstedt, E. P., Bograd, S. J., Burke, B. J., Cadena-Ramirez, J. L., Daly, E. A., de la Cruz, M., Dewar, H., Field, J. C., Fisher, J. L., Giddings, A., Goericke, R., Gomez-Ocampo, E., Gomez-Valdes, J., Hazen, E. L., Hildebrand, J., … Zeman, S. M. (2021). State of the California Current 2019-2020: Back to the future with marine heatwaves? Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 23. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.709454
Zeiden, K. L., MacKinnon, J. A., Alford, M. H., Rudnick, D. L., Voet, G., & Wijesekera, H. (2021). Broadband submesoscale vorticity generated by flow around an island. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 51(4), 1301–1317. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-20-0161.1
Ren, A. S., & Rudnick, D. L. (2021). Temperature and salinity extremes from 2014-2019 in the California Current System and its source waters. Communications Earth & Environment, 2(1), 62. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-021-00131-9
Johnston, T. M. S., Wang, S. G., Lee, C. Y., Moum, J. N., Rudnick, D. L., & Sobel, A. (2021). Near-inertial wave propagation in the wake of Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Measurements from a profiling float array. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 126(2). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020jc016749
Takeshita, Y., Jones, B. D., Johnson, K. S., Chavez, F. P., Rudnick, D. L., Blum, M., Conner, K., Jensen, S., Long, J. S., Maughan, T., Mertz, K. L., Sherman, J. T., & Warren, J. K. (2021). Accurate pH and O-2 measurements from Spray underwater gliders. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 38(2), 181–195. https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-20-0095.1
Rudnick, D. L., Owens, W. B., Johnston, T. M. S., Karnauskas, K. B., Jakoboski, J., & Todd, R. E. (2021). The equatorial current system west of the Galapagos Islands during the 2014-16 El Nino as observed by underwater gliders. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 51(1), 3–17. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-20-0064.1
Andres, M., Musgrave, R. C., Rudnick, D. L., Zeiden, K. L., Peacock, T., & Park, J.-H. (2020). On the predictability of sea surface height around Palau. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 50(11), 3267–3294. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-19-0310.1
Mahadevan, A., Pascual, A., Rudnick, D. L., Ruiz, S., Tintore, J., & D’Asaro, E. (2020). Coherent pathways for vertical transport from the surface ocean to interior. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101(11), E1996–E2004. https://doi.org/10.1175/bams-d-19-0305.1
Karnauskas, K. B., Jakoboski, J., Johnston, T. M. S., Owens, W. B., Rudnick, D. L., & Todd, R. E. (2020). The Pacific Equatorial Undercurrent in three generations of global climate models and glider observations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020jc016609
Colosi, J. A., & Rudnick, D. L. (2020). Observations of upper ocean sound-speed structures in the North Pacific and their effects on long-range acoustic propagation at low and mid-frequencies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 148(4), 2040–2060. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0002174
Fumo, J. T., Carter, M. L., Flick, R. E., Rasmussen, L. L., Rudnick, D. L., & Iacobellis, S. F. (2020). Contextualizing marine heatwaves in the Southern California Bight under anthropogenic climate change. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 125(5). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019jc015674
Zaba, K. D., Rudnick, D. L., Cornuelle, B. D., Gopalakrishnan, G., & Mazloff, M. R. (2020). Volume and heat budgets in the coastal California Current System: Means, annual cycles, and interannual anomalies of 2014-16. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 50(5), 1435–1453. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-19-0271.1
Johnston, T. M. S., Rudnick, D. L., Brizuela, N., & Moum, J. N. (2020). Advection by the North Equatorial Current of a cold wake due to multiple typhoons in the Western Pacific: Measurements from a profiling float array. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 125(4). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019jc015534
Jakoboski, J., Todd, R. E., Owens, W. B., Karnauskas, K. B., & Rudnick, D. L. (2020). Bifurcation and upwelling of the equatorial undercurrent west of the Galápagos Archipelago. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 50(4), 887–905. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-19-0110.1
Colin, P. L., Johnston, T. M. S., MacKinnon, J. A., Ou, C. Y., Rudnick, D. L., Terrill, E. J., Lindfield, S. J., & Batchelor, H. (2019). Ngaraard Pinnacle, Palau: An Undersea “Island” in the Flow. Oceanography, 32(4), 164–173. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.422
Rudnick, D. L., Zeiden, K. A., Ou, C. Y., Johnston, T. M. S., MacKinnon, J. A., Alford, M. H., & Voet, G. (2019). Understanding vorticity caused by flow passing an island. Oceanography, 32(4), 66–73. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.412
Johnston, T. M. S., Schonau, M. C., Paluszkiewicz, T., MacKinnon, J. A., Arbic, B. K., Colin, P. L., Alford, M. H., Andres, M., Centurioni, L., Graber, H. C., Helfrich, K. R., Hormann, V., Lermusiaux, P. F. J., Musgrave, R. C., Powell, B. S., Qiu, B., Rudnick, D. L., Simmons, H. L., St Laurent, L., … Zeiden, K. L. (2019). Flow Encountering Abrupt Topography (Fleat): A multiscale observational and modeling program to understand how topography affects flows in the western North Pacific. Oceanography, 32(4), 10–21. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.407
Andres, M., Siegelman, M., Hormann, V., Musgrave, R. C., Merrifield, S. T., Rudnick, D. L., Merrifield, M. A., Alford, M. H., Voet, G., Wijesekera, H. W., MacKinnon, J. A., Centurioni, L., Nash, J. D., & Terrill, E. J. (2019). Eddies, topography, and the abyssal flow by the Kyushu-Palau Ridge near Velasco Reef. Oceanography, 32(4), 46–55. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.410
Schonau, M. C., Wijesekera, H. W., Teague, W. J., Colin, P. L., Gopalakrishnan, G., Rudnick, D. L., Cornuelle, B. D., Hallock, Z. R., & Wang, D. W. (2019). The end of an El Niño: A view from Palau. Oceanography, 32(4), 32–45. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.409
Qiu, B., Chen, S. M., Powell, B. S., Colin, P. L., Rudnick, D. L., & Schonau, M. C. (2019). Nonlinear short-term upper ocean circulation variability in the tropical western Pacific. Oceanography, 32(4), 22–31. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.408
Zedler, S. E., Powell, B. S., Qiu, B., & Rudnick, D. L. (2019). Energy transfer in the western Tropical Pacific. Oceanography, 32(4), 136–145. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.419
Testor, P., de Young, B., Rudnick, D. L., Glenn, S., Hayes, D., Lee, C. M., Pattiaratchi, C., Hill, K., Heslop, E., Turpin, V., Alenius, P., Barrera, C., Barth, J. A., Beaird, N., Becu, G., Bosse, A., Bourrin, F., Brearley, J. A., Chao, Y., … Wilson, D. (2019). OceanGliders: A component of the integrated GOOS. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00422
Zeiden, K. L., Rudnick, D. L., & MacKinnon, J. A. (2019). Glider observations of a mesoscale oceanic island wake. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 49(9), 2217–2235. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-18-0233.1
Todd, R. E., Chavez, F. P., Clayton, S., Cravatte, S., Goes, M., Greco, M., Ling, X. P., Sprintall, J., Zilberman, N. V., Archer, M., Aristegui, J., Balmaseda, M., Bane, J. M., Baringer, M. O., Barth, J. A., Beal, L. M., Brandt, P., Calil, P. H. R., Campos, E., … Zhang, L. L. (2019). Global perspectives on observing ocean boundary current systems. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00423
Gopalakrishnan, G., Hoteit, I., Cornuelle, B. D., & Rudnick, D. L. (2019). Comparison of 4DVAR and EnKF state estimates and forecasts in the Gulf of Mexico. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145(721), 1354–1376. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3493
Davis, R. E., Talley, L. D., Roemmich, D., Owens, W. B., Rudnick, D. L., Toole, J., Weller, R., McPhaden, M. J., & Barth, J. A. (2019). 100 years of progress in ocean observing systems. Meteorological Monographs, 59, 3.1-3.46. https://doi.org/10.1175/amsmonographs-d-18-0014.1
Zaba, K. D., Rudnick, D. L., Cornuelle, B. D., Gopalakrishnan, G., & Mazloff, M. R. (2018). Annual and Interannual Variability in the California Current System: Comparison of an Ocean State Estimate with a Network of Underwater Gliders. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48(12), 2965–2988. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-18-0037.1
Rudnick, D. L., Sherman, J. T., & Wu, A. P. (2018). Depth-average velocity from Spray underwater gliders. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 35(8), 1665–1673. https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-17-0200.1
Chao, Y., Farrara, J. D., Zhang, H. C., Armenta, K. J., Centurioni, L., Chavez, F., Girton, J. B., Rudnick, D., & Walter, R. K. (2018). Development, implementation, and validation of a California coastal ocean modeling, data assimilation, and forecasting system. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 151, 49–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.04.013
Lee, C. M., & Rudnick, D. L. (2018). Underwater Gliders. In R. Venkatesan, A. Tandon, E. D’Asaro, & M. A. Atmanand (Eds.), Observing the Oceans in Real Time (pp. 123–139). Springer International Publishing.
Chao, Y., Farrara, J. D., Bjorkstedt, E., Chai, F., Chavez, F., Rudnick, D. L., Enright, W., Fisher, J. L., Peterson, W. T., Welch, G. F., Davis, C. O., Dugdale, R. C., Wilkerson, F. P., Zhang, H. C., Zhang, Y. L., & Ateljevich, E. (2017). The origins of the anomalous warming in the California coastal ocean and San Francisco Bay during 2014-2016. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122(9), 7537–7557. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017jc013120
Itoh, S., & Rudnick, D. L. (2017). Fine-scale variability of isopycnal salinity in the California Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122(9), 7066–7081. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017jc013080
Schonau, M. C., & Rudnick, D. L. (2017). Mindanao Current and Undercurrent: Thermohaline Structure and Transport from Repeat Glider Observations. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 47(8), 2055–2075. https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-16-0274.1
Kurapov, A. L., Pelland, N. A., & Rudnick, D. L. (2017). Seasonal and interannual variability in along-slope oceanic properties off the US West Coast: Inferences from a high-resolution regional model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122(7), 5237–5259. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017jc012721
Verdy, A., Cornuelle, B., Mazloff, M. R., & Rudnick, D. L. (2017). Estimation of the Tropical Pacific Ocean State 2010-13. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(7), 1501–1517. https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-16-0223.1
Rudnick, D. L., Zaba, K. D., Todd, R. E., & Davis, R. E. (2017). A climatology of the California Current System from a network of underwater gliders. Progress in Oceanography, 154, 64–106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2017.03.002
Todd, R. E., Rudnick, D. L., Sherman, J. T., Owens, W. B., & George, L. (2017). Absolute velocity estimates from autonomous underwater gliders equipped with Doppler current profilers. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(2), 309–333. https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-16-0156.1
Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Emily Shroyer, Amit Tandon, M. Ravichandran, Debasis Sengupta, S. U. P. Jinadasa, Harindra J. S. Fernando, Neeraj Agrawal, K. Arulananthan, G. S. Bhat, Mark Baumgartner, Jared Buckley, Luca Centurioni, Patrick Conry, J. Thomas Farrar, Arnold L. Gordon, Verena Hormann, Ewa Jarosz, Tommy G. Jensen, … Caitlin B. Whalen. (2016). ASIRI: An Ocean–Atmosphere Initiative for Bay of Bengal. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(10), 1859–1884. https://doi.org/10.1175/bams-d-14-00197.1
Jacox, M. G., Hazen, E. L., Zaba, K. D., Rudnick, D. L., Edwards, C. A., Moore, A. M., & Bograd, S. J. (2016). Impacts of the 2015-2016 El Nino on the California Current System: Early assessment and comparison to past events. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(13), 7072–7080. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl069716
MacKinnon, J. A., Nash, J. D., Alford, M. H., Lucas, A. J., Mickett, J. B., Shroyer, E. L., Waterhouse, A. F., Tandon, A., Sengupta, D., Mahadevan, A., Ravichandran, M., Pinkel, R., Rudnick, D. L., Whalen, C. B., Alberty, M. S., Lekha, J. S., Fine, E. C., Chaudhuri, D., & Wagner, G. L. (2016). A tale of two spicy seas. Oceanography, 29(2), 50–61. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.38
Rudnick, D. L., Davis, R. E., & Sherman, J. T. (2016). Spray underwater glider operations. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 33(6), 1113–1122. https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-15-0252.1
Shroyer, E. L., Rudnick, D. L., Farrar, J. T., Lim, B., Venayagamoorthy, S. K., St Laurent, L. C., Garanaik, A., & Moum, J. N. (2016). Modification of upper-ocean temperature structure by subsurface mixing in the presence of strong salinity stratification. Oceanography, 29(2), 62–71. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.39