Publications


Taguchi, B. H. Nakamura, M. Nonaka, and S.-P. Xie, 2010. Influences of the Kuroshio/Oyashio Extensions on air-sea heat exchanges and storm track activity as revealed in regional atmospheric model simulations for the 2003/4 cold season. J. Climate, revised.

 

Taguchi, B., B. Qiu, M. Nonak, H. Sasaki, N. Schneider,and S.-P. Xie, 2010. Decadal variability of the Kuroshio Extension: Mesoscale eddies and recirculations. Ocean Dyn., submitted.

 

Tomita, H., M. Kubota, M. F. Cronin, S. Iwasaki, M. Konda,and H. Ichikawa 2009.An
assessment of surface heat fluxes from J-OFURO2 at the KEO/JKEO sites. J. Geophy. Res., submitted.

 

Tokinaga, H., Y. Tanimoto, S.-P. Xie, T. Sampe, H. Tomita, and H. Ichikawa, 2009. Ocean frontal effects on the vertical development of clouds over the western North Pacific: In situ and satellite observations. J.

Climate, in press.

 

Kelly, K. A., R. J. Small, R. M. Samelson, B. Qiu, T. Joyce, Y.-O. Kwon, and M. F. Cronin 2009. Western boundary currents and frontal air-sea interaction: Gulf Stream and Kuroshio Extension. J. Climate, submitted.

 

Cronin, M. F., N. Bond, J. Booth, H. Ichikawa, T. M. Joyce, K. Kelly, M. Kubota, B. Qiu, C. Reason, C. Sabine, T. Saino, T. Suga, L. D. Talley, L. Thompson,and R. A. Weller 2009. Monitoring ocean-atmosphere interactions in western boundary current extensions. OceanObs09 Community White Paper, submitted.

 

Donohue, K. A., D. R. Watts, K. Tracey, A. D. Greene, and M. Kennelly 2009. Mapping circulation in the Kuroshio Extension with an array of Current and Pressure recording Inverted Echo Sounders. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., submitted.

 

Howe, P. J., K. A. Donohue, and D. R. Watts 2009. Stream-coordinate structure and variability of the Kuroshio Extension. Deep Sea Res. I, doi:10.1016/200903007.


Rainville, L., S. Jayne, N.Hogg, and S. Waterman 2009. KESS Data Report - WHOI subsurface moorings. In revision.


Jayne, S., N. Hogg, S.Waterman, L. Rainville, K. Donohue, D.Watts, K.Tracey, J. McClean, M. Maltrud, B. Qiu, S.Chen, and P. Hacker 2009. The Kuroshio Extension and its recirculation gyres. Deep-Sea Research I, submitted.


Tanimoto, Y., S.-P. Xie, K. Kai, H. Okajima, H. Tokinaga, T. Murayama, M. Nonaka, H. Nakamura, 2009. Observations of marine atmospheric boundary layer transitions across the summer Kuroshio Extension. J. Climate, in press.

 

Howe, P. J. 2008. Stream-coordinate structure and variability of the Kuroshio extension. M.S. thesis, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography.

 

Kennelly, M., K. Donohue, A. Greene, K. L. Tracey, and D. R. Watts 2008. Inverted echo sounder data report: Kuroshio Extension System Study (KESS), April 2004 to July 2006. GSO Technical Report 2008-02, University of Rhode Island.


Tomita, H., S. Iwasaki, A. Kawatsura, M. Konda, H. Ichikawa, M. F. Cronin, M. Kubota, 2008. An improved estimate of the turbulent heat flux in J-OFURO2 over the Kuroshio/Oyashio Extension region. In revision.


Park, J.-H., D. Watts, K. Donohue, D.Watts, and S. Jayne 2008. A comparison of in situ bottom pressure array measurements with GRACE estimates in the Kuroshio Extension. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L17601, doi:10.1029/2008GL034778.


Kubota, M., N. Iwabe, M. Cronin, and H. Tomita, 2008. Surface heat fluxes from the NCEP/NCAR and NCEP/DOE reanalyses at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory buoy site. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C02009, doi:10.1029/2007JC004338.


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, 424-430.


Donohue, K., D.R. Watts, K. Tracey, M. Wimbush, and J. Park, 2008. Program Studies the Kuroshio Extension Eos, 89, 22:161-162.


Qiu, B., S. Chen, P. Hacker, N. Hogg, S. Jayne, and H. Sasaki, 2008. The Kuroshio Extension northern recirculation gyre: Profiling float measurements and forcing mechanism. Journal of Physical Oceanogrography, 38, accepted.


Bond, N. and M. Cronin, 2007. Regional Weather Patterns during Anomalous Air–Sea Fluxes at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO)*. Journal of Climate, 21, 1680-1697.


Chen, S., B. Qiu and P. Hacker, 2007. Profiling float measurements of the recirculation gyre south of the Kuroshio Extension in May-November, 2004. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C05023, doi:10.1029/2006JC004005.


Qiu, B., S. Chen, and P. Hacker, 2007. Effect of mesoscale eddies on Subtropical Mode Water variability from the Kuroshio Extension System Study (KESS). Journal of Physical Oceanogrography, 37, 982-1000.


Rainville, L., S.R. Jayne, J.L. McClean, and M.E. Malrud, 2007. Formation of subtropical mode water in a high-resolution ocean simulation of the Kuroshio Extension region. Ocean Modelling, 17, 328-356.


Taguchi, B., S.-P. Xie, N. Schneider, M. Nonaka, H. Sasaki, Y. Sasai, 2007. Decadal variability of the Kuroshio Extension: Observations and an eddy-resolving model hindcast. Journal of Climate, 20, 2357-2377.


Qiu, B., and S. Chen, 2006. Decadal variability in the formation of the North Pacific Subtropical Mode Water: Oceanic versus atmospheric control. Journal of Physical Oceanogrography, 36, 1365-1380.


Qiu, B., P. Hacker, S. Chen, K.A. Donohue, D.R. Watts, H. Mitsudera, N.G. Hogg and S.R. Jayne, 2006. Observations of the Subtropical Mode Water evolution from the Kuroshio Extension System Study. Journal of Physical Oceanogrography., 36, 457-473.


Tokinaga, H., Y. Tanimoto, M. Nonaka, B. Taguchi, T. Fukamachi, S.-P. Xie, H. Nakamura, T. Watanabe, and I. Yasuda, 2006. Atmospheric sounding over the winter Kuroshio Extension: Effect of surface stability on atmospheric boundary layer structure. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L04703, doi: 10.1029/2005GL025102.


Qiu, B., and S. Chen, 2005. Variability of the Kuroshio Extension jet, recirculation gyre and mesoscale eddies on decadal timescales. Journal of Physical Oceanogrography, 35, 2090-2103.


Taguchi, B., S.-P. Xie, H. Mitsudera, and A. Kubokawa, 2005. Response of the Kuroshio Extension to Rossby waves associated with the 1970s climate regime shift in a high-resolution ocean model. Journal of Climate, 18, 2979-2995.


Qiu, B., S. Chen, and P. Hacker, 2004. Synoptic-scale air-sea flux forcing in the western North Pacific: Observations and their impact on SST and the mixed layer. Journal of Physical Oceanogrography, 34, 2148-2159.