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Lozier, M.S., F. Li, S. Bacon, F. Bahr, A.S. Bower, S.A. Cunningham, M.F. de Jong, L. de Steur, B. DeYoung, J. Fischer, S.F. Gary, N.J.W. Greenan, N.P. Holliday, A. Houk, L. Houpert, M.E. Inall, W.E. Johns, H.L. Johnson, C. Johnson, J. Karstensen, G. Koman, I.A. LeBras, X. Lin, N. Mackay, D.P. Marshall, H. Mercier, M. Oltmanns, R.S. Pickart, A.L. Ramsey, D. Rayner, F. Straneo, V. Thierry, D.J. Torres, R.G. Williams, C. Wilson, J. Yang, I. Yashayaev, and J. Zhao, 2019. A Sea Change in Our View of Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic.  Science, doi: 10.1126/science.aau6592 [Full Text]

*Foukal, N.P., and M.S. Lozier, 2018. Examining the origins of ocean heat content variability in the eastern North Atlantic subpolar gyre. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2018GL079122

*Li, F. and M.S. Lozier, 2018. On the linkage between Labrador Sea Water volume and overturning circulation in the Labrador Sea: a case study on proxies.  Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0692.1

*Foukal, N.P., and M.S. Lozier, 2017. Assessing variability in the size and strength of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2017JC012798 [pdf]

*Li, F., M.S. Lozier and W. Johns, 2017. Calculating the meridional volume, heat and freshwater transports from an observing system in the subpolar North Atlantic: Observing system simulation experiment. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0247.1 [pdf]

*Zou, S., M.S. Lozier, W. Zenk, A.S. Bower and W.E. Johns, 2017. Observed and Modeled Pathways of the Iceland Scotland Overflow Water in the eastern North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.10.003 [pdf]

Lozier, M.S. et al., 2016. Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program: a new international ocean observing system. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0057.1 [pdf]

*Zou, S. and M.S. Lozier, 2016. Breaking the linkage between Labrador Sea Water production and its export to the subtropical gyre.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0210.1 [pdf]

*Brody, S.R., M.S. Lozier and A. Mahadaven, 2016. Quantifying the impact of submesoscale processes on the spring phytoplankton bloom in a turbulent upper ocean using a Lagrangian approach.  Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL068051. [pdf]

Rypina, I.I., L.J. Pratt and M.S. Lozier, 2016. Influence of ocean circulation changes on the inter-annual variability of American eel larval dispersal. Limnology and Oceanography, doi:10.1002/lno.10297. [pdf]

Brown, P.T., M.S. Lozier, R. Zhang and W. Li, 2016. The necessity of cloud feedback for a basin-scale Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068303. [pdf]

*Foukal, N.P. and M.S. Lozier, 2016. On the propagation of sea-surface temperature anomalies from the subtropical gyre to the subpolar gyre in the North Atlantic. Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/ncomms11333.[pdf]

National Research Council, Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015, doi: 10.17226/21655 [pdf]

*Dave, A.C, A.D. Barton, M.S. Lozier and G.A. McKinley, 2015. What drives seasonal change in oligotrophic area in the subtropical North Atlantic? Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 1002/2015JC010787. [pdf]

*Dave, A.C. and M.S. Lozier, 2015. The impact of advection on marine productivity variability in the equatorial Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:1002/2015GL063290. [pdf]

Williams, R.G., V. Roussenov, M.S. Lozier and D. Smith, 2015. Mechanisms of heat content and thermocline change in the subtropical and subpolar North Atlantic. Journal of Climate, 28, 9803-9815. [pdf]

Yamamoto, A., J.B. Palter, M.S. Lozier, M.S. Bourqui and S.L. Leadbetter, 2015. Ocean versus atmosphere control on western European temperature variability, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2558-5. [pdf]

Kwon, Y.O., J.J. Park, S.F. Gary and M.S. Lozier, 2015. Year-to-year re-outcropping of Eighteen Degree Water in an eddy-resolving ocean simulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 1189–1204. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-14-0122.1. [pdf]

*Brody, S.R and M.S. Lozier, 2015. Characterizing upper-ocean mixing and its effect on the spring phytoplankton bloom with in-situ data. ICES Journal of Marine Systems, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv006. [pdf]

*Barton, A.D., M.S. Lozier and R.G. Williams, 2015. Physical controls of variability in North Atlantic phytoplankton communities, Limnology and Oceanography, 60, 181-197. [pdf]

Rypina, I.I., J.K. Llopiz, L.J. Pratt and M.S. Lozier, 2014. Dispersal pathways of American eel larvae from the Sargasso Sea.  Limnology and Oceanography, 59(5), 1704–1714. doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.5.1704. [pdf]

*Burkholder and M.S. Lozier, 2014. Tracing pathways of the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation’s upper limb. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 4254-4260.[pdf]

Abbott, J., J.L. Anderson, L. Campling, R. Hannesson, E. Havice, M.S. Lozier, M.D. Smith, and M.J. Wilberg, 2014. Steering the Global Partnership for the Oceans. Marine Resource Economics,29, 1-16. [pdf]

* Brody, S.R and M.S. Lozier, 2014. Changes in dominant mixing length scales as a driver of subpolar phytoplankton bloom initiation in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 3197-3203.[pdf]

*Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, Y.O. Kwon, and J.J. Park, 2014. The fate of North Atlantic subtropical mode water in the FLAME model. Journal of Physical Oceanography,44, 1354-1371. [pdf]

Williams, R.G., V. Roussenov, D. Smith and M.S. Lozier, 2014.  Decadal evolution of ocean thermal anomalies in the North Atlantic: the effect of Ekman, overturning and horizontal transport, Journal of Climate, 27, 698-719.[pdf]

White, J.C., R.B. Alley, D.E. Archer, A.D. Barnosky, J. Foley, R. Fu, M.M. Holland, M.S. Lozier, J. Schmitt, L.C. Smith, G. Sugihara, D.W.J. Thompson, A.J. Weaver and S.C. Wofsy. National Research Council, Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises, Washington, D.C: The National Academies Press, 220 pp, 2013.

*Dave, A. and M.S. Lozier, 2013. Examining the global record of interannual variability in stratification and marine productivity in the low-and mid-latitude ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 3114–3127. [pdf]

*Brody, S.R, M.S. Lozier and J.P. Dunne, 2013.  A comparison of methods to determine phytoplankton bloom initiation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 2345-2357. [pdf]

Riser, S. C. and M.S. Lozier, 2013. Rethinking the Gulf Stream.  Scientific American, 308, 50–55. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S., S.F. Gary and A.S. Bower, 2013.  Simulated pathways of the overflow waters in the North Atlantic: subpolar to subtropical export, Deep Sea Research II, 85, 147-153. [pdf].

*Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, A. Biastoch, C.W. Böning, 2012.  Reconciling tracer and float observations of the export pathways of Labrador Sea Water, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L24606, doi:10.1029/2012GL053978. [pdf]

Srokosz, M., M. Baringer, H. Bryden, S. Cunningham, T. Delworth, S. Lozier, J. Marotzke and R. Sutton, 2012. Past, present and future change in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 1663–1676. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00151.1. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S., 2012.  Overturning in the North Atlantic.  Annual Review of Marine Science, 4, 291-315. [pdf]

*Ayers, J.M. and M.S. Lozier, 2011. Unraveling dynamical controls on the North Pacific carbon sink.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C01017, doi:10.1029/2011JC007368. [pdf]

*Burkholder, K.C. and M. S. Lozier, 2011.  Mid-depth Lagrangian pathways in the eastern North Atlantic and their impact on high latitude salinities.  Deep Sea Research, 58, 1196-1204. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., A. C. Dave, J. B. Palter, L. M. Gerber, and R. T. Barber, 2011.  On the relationship between stratification and primary productivity in the North Atlantic.  Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L18609, doi:10.1029/2011GL049414. [pdf]

Palter, J.B., M.S. Lozier, J.L. Sarmiento, R.G. Williams, 2011.  The supply of excess phosphate across the Gulf Stream and the maintenance of subtropical nitrogen fixation.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25, GB4007, doi:10.1029/2010GB003955. [pdf]

Bozec, A., M.S. Lozier, E.P. Chassignet  and G.R. Halliwell, 2011.  On the variability of the Mediterranean Outflow Water in the Atlantic Ocean from 1948 to 2006. . Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 116, C09033,doi:10.1029/2011JC007191. [pdf]

*Robel A., M.S. Lozier, S. Gary, G. Shillinger, H. Bailey, and S. Bograd, 2011. Projecting uncertainty onto marine megafauna trajectories, Deep Sea Research, 58 (9), 915-921. [pdf]

*Burkholder, K.C. and M. S. Lozier, 2011.  Subtropical to subpolar pathways in the North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 116, C07017, doi:10.1029/2010JC006697. [pdf]

Rypina, I.I., L.J. Pratt and M.S. Lozier, 2011.  Near-surface transport pathways in the North Atlantic Ocean: Looking for throughput from the subtropical to the subpolar gyre, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 911-925. [pdf]

Bower, A.S., M.S. Lozier and S.F. Gary, 2011.  The export of Labrador Sea Water from the subpolar North Atlantic: a Lagrangian perspective.  Deep Sea Research, 58, 1798-1818. [pdf]

*Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, C. Böning and A. Biastoch, 2011.  Deciphering the pathways for the deep limb of the Meridional Overturning Circulation.  Deep Sea Research II, 58, 1781-1797. [pdf]

*Dave, A. and M.S. Lozier, 2010. Local stratification control of marine productivity in the subtropical North Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C12032, doi:10.1029/2010JC006507.[pdf]

Lozier, M.S., V. Roussenov, S. Mark., C. Reed and R.G. Williams, 2010. Opposing decadal changes for the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.  Nature Geosciences, 3, 728-734. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S., 2010.  Deconstructing the Conveyor Belt.  Science 328, 1507-1511. [pdf]

*Ayers,  J.M. and M.S. Lozier, 2010. Physical controls on the seasonal migration of the North Pacific transition zone chlorophyll front.  Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2009JC005596. [pdf]

The CLIMODE Group, 2009.  The CLIMODE field campaign: Observing the cycle of convection and restratification over the Gulf Stream. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, 1337–1350. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S. and L. Sindlinger, 2009. On the Source of Mediterranean Overflow Water Property Changes.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39, 1800-1817. [pdf]

Bower, A.S., M.S. Lozier, S.F. Gary and C. Böning, 2009.  Interior pathways of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.  Nature458, 243-247. [pdf]

Lavine, M., G. Hegerl and M.S. Lozier, 2009.  Discussion of reified Bayesian modelling and inference for physical systems by Michael Goldstein and Jonathan Rougier.  Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 139, 1243-1245. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S., 2009.  Overturning assumptions.  Nature Geosciences, 2, 12-13, doi:10.1038/ngeo402. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S. and N. M. Stewart, 2008.  On the temporally varying northward penetration of Mediterranean Overflow Water and eastward penetration of Labrador Sea Waters.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38, 2097-2103. [pdf]

*Palter, J.B. and M.S. Lozier, 2008.  On the source of Gulf Stream nutrients.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C06018, doi:10.1029/2007JC004611. [pdf]

*Palter, J.B., M.S. Lozier and K. Lavender, 2008.  How does Labrador Sea Water enter the Deep Western Boundary Current?  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38, 968-983. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S., S.J. Leadbetter, R.G. Williams, V. Roussenov, M.S.C. Reed and N.J. Moore, 2008.  The spatial pattern and mechanisms of heat content change in the North Atlantic.  Science, 319, 800-803. [pdf]

*Hanshaw, M. N., M. S. Lozier, and J. B. Palter, 2008. Integrated impact of tropical cyclones on sea surface chlorophyll in the North Atlantic, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L01601, doi:10.1029/2007GL031862. [pdf]

*Rappold, A.G., M. Lavine and M.S. Lozier, 2007. Subjective likelihood for the assessment of trends in the ocean’s mixed-layer depth.  Journal of the American Statistical Association. 102, no. 479, 771-787. [pdf]

*Palter, J.B., M.S. Lozier, and R.T. Barber, 2005.  The effect of advection on the nutrient reservoir in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre. Nature , 437, 687-692. [pdf]

Lozier, M.S. and M.S. Reed, 2005.  The influence of topography on the stability of shelfbreak fronts. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 35, 1023–1036. [pdf]

Rasmussen, L. L., G. G. Gawarkiewiecz, W. B. Owens and M.S. Lozier, 2005.  .  Slope water, Gulf Stream and seasonal influences during the fall-winter transition in the southern Mid-Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, C02009, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002311 [pdf]

*Yuan, G., M. S. Lozier, L. Pratt, C. Jones and K. Helfrich, 2004.  Estimating the predictability of an oceanic time series using linear and nonlinear methods.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, C08002, doi:10.1029/2003JC002148. [pdf]

*Potter, R. A. and M. S. Lozier, 2004.  On the warming of the Mediterranean outflow waters in the North Atlantic.  Geophysical  Research Letters, 31, L01202, doi: 10.1029/2003GL018161. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., M. S. Reed and G. G. Gawarkiewicz, 2002.  Instability of a shelfbreak front. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 32, 924-944. [pdf]

Chao, Y. and M. S. Lozier, 2001.  Evaluation of North Atlantic property field simulations at 1/6°.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31, 1377-1398. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S. and G. G. Gawarkiewicz, 2001.  Cross-frontal exchange in the Middle Atlantic Bight as evidenced by surface drifters.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31, 2498-2510. [pdf]

McCartney. M. S. and M. S. Lozier, 2001.  Ocean Dynamics.  Encyclopedia of Global Change.  Andrew S. Goudie (editor),Oxford University Press, 1424 pp. ISBN13: 978-0-19-510825-5.

*Iorga, M. and M. S. Lozier, 1999.  Signatures of the Mediterranean outflow from a North Atlantic climatology  2.  Diagnostic velocity fields.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 26,011-26,029. [pdf]

*Iorga, M. and M. S. Lozier, 1999.  Signatures of the Mediterranean outflow from a North Atlantic climatology 1. Salinity and density fields.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 25,985-26,009. [pdf]

Lavine, M. and M. S. Lozier, 1999.  A Markov random field spatio-temporal analysis of ocean temperature. Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 6, 249-273. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., 1999.  The impact of mid-depth recirculations on the distribution of tracers in the North Atlantic.  Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 219-222. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., 1997.  Evidence for large-scale eddy-driven gyres in the North Atlantic.  Science, 277, 361-364. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., L. J. Pratt, A. M. Rogerson and P. D. Miller, 1997.  Exchange geometry revealed by float trajectories in the Gulf Stream.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 27, 2327-2341. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., T. J. Bold and A. S. Bower, 1996.  The influence of propagating waves on cross stream excursions.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 26, 1915-1923. [pdf]

*Wang, W. and M. S. Lozier, 1995.  An estimate of the climatological mean circulation in the western North Atlantic.  Journal of Marine Research, 53, 1059-1080. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., W. B. Owens and R. G. Curry, 1995.  The climatology of the North Atlantic.  Progress in Oceanography, 36, 1-44. [pdf]

Pratt, L. J., M. S. Lozier and N. Belakovia, 1995.  Parcel trajectories in quasigeostrophic jets:  Neutral modes.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25, 1451-1466. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S., M. S. McCartney and W. B. Owens, 1994.  Anomalous anomalies in averaged hydrographic data.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24, 2624-2638. [pdf]

Bower, A. S. and M. S. Lozier, 1994.  A closer look at particle exchange in the Gulf Stream.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24, 1399-1418.[pdf]

Lozier, M. S. and D. Bercovici, 1992.  Particle exchange in an unstable jet.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 22, 1506-1516. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S. and S. C. Riser, 1990.  Potential vorticity sources and sinks in a quasigeostrophic ocean:  Beyond western boundary currents.  Journal of Physical Oceanography,20, 1608-1627. [pdf]

Lozier, M. S. and S. C. Riser, 1989.  Potential vorticity dynamics of boundary currents in a quasigeostrophic ocean.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 19, 1373-1396. [pdf]