This U.S. GLOBEC research
was jointly supported by the National Science Foundation and the NOAA
Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research:
Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Mesoscale and finescale mapping of physical and biological fields in
the northern California Current system
A GLOBEC Northeast Pacific
Principal investigators: T. J. Cowles, J. A. Barth, and S. D. Pierce
College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at
Oregon State University
Observations from the 2000 and 2002 field seasons (plots and data):
Publication on 2002 hypoxia event:
Grantham, B. A., F. Chan, K. J. Nielsen, D. S. Fox, J. A. Barth,
A. Huyer, J. Lubchenco and B. A. Menge, 2004. Upwelling-driven
nearshore hypoxia signals ecosystem and oceanographic changes in
the northeast Pacific. Nature, 429, 749-754.
Publications focusing on year 2000 results, from the
Deep-Sea Research U.S. GLOBEC special issue (January 2005):
Barth, J.A., S.D. Pierce, and T.J. Cowles (2005) Mesoscale structure and its
seasonal evolution in the Northern California Current System.
Deep-Sea Research II, 52, 5-28.
Ressler, P. H., R. D. Brodeur, W. T. Peterson, S. D. Pierce, P. M. Vance,
A. Rostad, and J. A. Barth (2005) The spatial distribution of euphausiid
aggregations in the Northern California Current during August 2000.
Deep-Sea Research II, 52, 89-108.
Sutor, M. M., T. J. Cowles, W. T. Peterson, and S. D. Pierce (2005)
Acoustic observations of finescale zooplankton distributions in the Oregon upwelling
Deep-Sea Research II, 52, 109-121.
Ainley, D. G., L. B. Spear, C. T. Tynan, J. A. Barth, S. D. Pierce, R.
G. Ford and T. J. Cowles (2005)
Physical and biological variables affecting seabird distributions during the upwelling
season of the northern California Current.
Deep-Sea Research II, 52, 123-143.
Tynan, C. T., D. G. Ainley,
J. A. Barth, T. J. Cowles, S. D. Pierce, and L. B. Spear (2005)
Cetacean distributions relative to ocean processes in the northern California Current
Deep-Sea Research II, 52, 145-167.
Barth, J. A., D. Hebert, A. C. Dale, and D. S. Ullman (2004)
Direct observations of along-isopycnal upwelling and diapycnal velocity at a
J. Phys. Oceanogr., 34, 543-565.
Batchelder, H. P., J. A. Barth, P. M. Kosro, P. T. Strub,
R. D. Brodeur, W. T. Peterson, C. T. Tynan, M. D. Ohman, L. W. Botsford,
T. M. Powell, F. B. Schwing, D. G. Ainley, D. L. Mackas, B. M. Hickey,
and S. R. Ramp (2002)
Oceanography, 15, 36-47.
Funding for this research supported by the National Science Foundation
through Grant OCE-0001035.
Web coordination: Stephen Pierce (email@example.com)