Publications using CalCOFI Datasets

Allen, L. Z., E. E. Allen, J. H. Badger, J. P. McCrow, I. T. Paulsen, L. D. H. Elbourne, M. Thiagarajan, D. B. Rusch, K. H. Nealson and S. J. Williamson.  Influence of nutrients and currents on the genomic composition of microbes across an upwelling mosaic. The ISME Journal.  (2012)

Bargu, S., M.W. Silver, M.D. Ohman, C.R. Benitez-Nelson, and D.L. Garrison. "Mystery Behind Hitchcock's Birds." Nature Geosciences 5, no. 1: 2-3. (2012)

Bjorkstedt. E., R. Goericke, S. McClatchie and 28 other authors.  State of the California Current 2010-2011. Regionally variable responses to a strong (but fleeting?) La Niña. CalCOFI Reports 52: 36-68. (2011)

Broquet, G., A. M. Moore, H. G. Arango and C. A. Edwards.  Corrections to ocean surface forcing in the California Current System using 4D variational data assimilation. Ocean Modelling 36(1–2):116-132.  (2011)

Deutsch, C., H. Brix, T. Ito, H. Frenzel and L. A. Thompson.  Climate-forced variability of ocean hypoxia. Science 333(6040):336.  (2011) 

Deutsch, C. and T. Weber.  Nutrient ratios as a tracer and driver of ocean biogeochemistry. Annual Review of Marine Science 4(1):113-141.  (2012)

Doron, M., M. Babin, O. Hembise, A. Mangin and P. Garnesson.  Ocean transparency from space: Validation of algorithms estimating Secchi depth using MERIS, MODIS and SeaWiFS data. Remote Sensing of Environment 115(12):2986-3001.  (2011)

Dorval, E., K. Piner, L. Robertson, C. S. Reiss, B. Javor and R. Vetter.  Temperature record in the oxygen stable isotopes of Pacific sardine otoliths: Experimental vs. wild stocks from the Southern California Bight. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 397(2):136-143.  (2011)

Doyle, M. J., W. Watson, N. M. Bowlin and S. B. Sheavly.  Plastic particles in coastal pelagic ecosystems of the Northeast Pacific ocean. Marine Environmental Research 71(1):41-52.  (2011).

Gleason, L. U. and R. S. Burton.  High-throughput molecular identification of fish eggs using multiplex suspension bead arrays. Molecular Ecology Resources 12(1):57-66.  (2012)

King, J. R., V. N. Agostini, C. J. Harvey, G. A. McFarlane, M. G. G. Foreman, J. E. Overland, E. Di Lorenzo, N. A. Bond and K. Y. Aydin.  Climate forcing and the California Current ecosystem. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil 68(6):1199-1216.  (2011)

Koslow, J. A., R. Goericke, A. Lara-Lopez and W. Watson.  Impact of declining intermediate-water oxygen on deepwater fishes in the California Current. Marine Ecology Progress Series 436:207-218.  (2011)

LaVigne, M., T. M. Hill, H. J. Spero and T. P. Guilderson.  Bamboo coral Ba/Ca: Calibration of a new deep ocean refractory nutrient proxy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 312(3–4):506-515.  (2011)

Lopez, A. L., P. Davison and J. A. Koslow.  Introduction of multi-frequency acoustics and mid-water trawl sampling to the CALCOFI program. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 129:2692.  (2011)

Lucas, A. J., P. J. S. Franks and C. L. Dupont.  Horizontal internal-tide fluxes support elevated phytoplankton productivity over the inner continental shelf. Limnology & Oceanography: Fluids & Environments 1:56-74.  (2011)

Macías, D., P. Franks, M. Ohman and M. Landry.  Modeling the effects of coastal wind-and wind-stress curl-driven upwellings on plankton dynamics in the Southern California current system. Journal of Marine Systems.  (2011)

Macias, D., M. R. Landry, A. Gershunov, A. J. Miller and P. S. Franks.  Climatic Control of Upwelling Variability along the Western North-American Coast.  PLoS ONE 7(1):e30436.  (2012)


McClatchie, S.  Sardine biomass is poorly correlated with the Pacific Decadal Oscillation off California.  Geophysical Research Letters 39, L13703, doi:10.1029/2012GL052140. (2012)


McClatchie, S, Cowen, R.K., Nieto, K.M., Greer, A., Luo, J.Y., Guigand, C., Demer, D.A., Griffith, D.A., Rudnick, D.L. Resolution of fine biological structure including small narcomedusae across a front in the Southern California Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, C04020, doi:10.1029/2011JC007565. (2012)

McQuatters-Gollop, A., P. C. Reid, M. Edwards, P. H. Burkill, C. Castellani, S. Batten, W. Gieskes, D. Beare, R. R. Bidigare, E. Head, R. Johnson, M. Kahru, J. A. Koslow and A. Pena.  Is there a decline in marine phytoplankton?  Nature 472(7342):E6-E7.  (2011)

Mortyn, P. G., J. C. Herguera and M. A. Martínez-Botí.  Instrumental validation of Globigerinoides ruber Mg/Ca as a proxy for NE Pacific summer SST. Geophysical Research Letters 38(16):L16601.  (2011)

Nam, S., H. J. Kim and U. Send.  Amplification of hypoxic and acidic events by La Niña conditions on the continental shelf off California. Geophysical Research Letters 38(22):L22602.  (2011)

Nur, N., J. Jahncke, M. P. Herzog, J. Howar, K. D. Hyrenbach, J. E. Zamon, D. G. Ainley, J. A. Wiens, K. Morgan, L. T. Ballance and D. Stralberg.  Where the wild things are: predicting hotspots of seabird aggregations in the California Current System. Ecological Applications 21(6):2241-2257.  (2011)

Ohman, M. D., G. H. Rau and P. M. Hull.  Multi-decadal variations in stable N isotopes of California Current zooplankton. Deep Sea Res. (I Oceanogr. Res. Pap.) 60:46-55. (2012)

Ohman, M.D. "Estimation of Mortality for Stage-Structured Zooplankton Populations: What Is to Be Done?" Journal of Marine Systems 93: 4-10.  (2012)

Pierce, S. D., J. A. Barth, R. Kipp Shearman and A. Y. Erofeev.  Declining oxygen in the Northeast Pacific. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  (2012)

Roch, M. A., H. Klinck, S. Baumann-Pickering, D. K. Mellinger, S. Qui, M. S. Soldevilla and J. A. Hildebrand.  Classification of echolocation clicks from odontocetes in the Southern California Bight. J. Acoust. Soc. Am 129(1).  (2011)

Song, H., A. J. Miller, B. D. Cornuelle and E. Di Lorenzo.  Changes in upwelling and its water sources in the California Current System driven by different wind forcing. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans 52(1–2):170-191.  (2011)

Song, H., A.J. Miller , S. McClatchie , E.D. Weber, K. M. Nieto, D.M. Checkley Jr.  Application of a data-assimilation model to variability of Pacific sardine spawning and survivor habitats with ENSO in the California Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, C03009, doi:10.1029/2011JC007302.  (2012)

Stukel, M.R., M.R. Landry, M.D. Ohman, R. Goericke, T. Samo, and C.R. Benitez-Nelson. "Do Inverse Ecosystem Models Accurately Reconstruct Plankton Food Web Flows? A Comparison of Two Solution Methods Using Field Data from the California Current " Journal of Marine Systems 91, no. 1: 20-33. (2012)

Tai, V., R. S. Burton and B. Palenik.  Temporal and spatial distributions of marine Synechococcus in the Southern California Bight assessed by hybridization to bead-arrays. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 426:133-147.  (2011)

Thompson, A.R., W. Watson, S. McClatchie, E.D. Weber (2012). Multi-scale sampling to evaluate assemblage dynamics in an oceanic marine reserve. PLosONE 7(3): e33131. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033131. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 426:133-147.  (2011)

Weber, E.D. & S. McClatchie.  Effect of Environmental Conditions on the distribution of Pacific Mackerel (Scomber japonicus) Larvae in the California Current. Fishery Bulletin U.S. 110: 85-97.  (2012)

Whitney, F.  Nutrient variability in the mixed layer of the subarctic Pacific Ocean, 1987–2010. Journal of Oceanography 67(4):481-492.  (2011)

Wong, S. H. C., A. E. Santoro, N. J. Nidzieko, J. L. Hench and A. B. Boehm.  Coupled physical, chemical, and microbiological measurements suggest a connection between internal waves and surf zone water quality in the Southern California Bight. Continental Shelf Research 34(0):64-78.  (2012)

Zeidberg, L. D., J. L. Butler, D. Ramon, A. Cossio, K. L. Stierhoff and A. Henry.  Estimation of spawning habitats of market squid (Doryteuthis opalescens) from field surveys of eggs off Central and Southern California. Marine Ecology: 1-11.  (2011)

Zwolinski, J. P. and D. A. Demer.  A cold oceanographic regime with high exploitation rates in the Northeast Pacific forecasts a collapse of the sardine stock. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  (2012)

Zwolinski, J. P., R. L. Emmett and D. A. Demer.  Predicting habitat to optimize sampling of Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax). ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil 68(5):867-879.  (2011)




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