Douglas S. Luther - Selected Publications

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Toomey, D. R. and 21 co-authors, including D. S. Luther, 2014: The Cascadia Initiative - A Sea Change in Seismological Studies of Subduction Zones, Oceanography, 27, 138-150.

Chou, S. H., D. S. Luther, M. D. Guiles, G. S. Carter, and T. Decloedt, 2014: An empirical investigation of nonlinear energy transfer from the M2 internal tide to diurnal wave motions in the Kauai Channel, Hawaii, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2013GL058320.

Decloedt, T. and D. S. Luther, 2012: Spatially heterogeneous diapycnal mixing in the abyssal ocean: A comparison of two parameterizations to observations, J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 117, No. C11025 (DOI: 10.1029/2012JC008304).

Friedrich, T., A. Timmermann, T. Decloedt, D. S. Luther, and A. Mouchet, 2011: The effect of topography-enhanced diapycnal mixing on ocean and atmosphere circulation and marine biogeochemistry, Ocean Modeling, 39 (3-4), 262-274.

Chavanne, C., P. Flament, D. Luther and K.-W. Gurgel, 2010: Observations of vortex Rossby waves associated with a mesoscale cyclone, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40 (10), 2333-2340.

Chavanne C., P. Flament, D. Luther and K.-W. Gurgel, 2010: The surface expression of semi-diurnal internal tides near a strong source at Hawai'i. Part II: Interactions with mesoscale currents, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 1180-1200.

Decloedt, T. and D.S. Luther, 2010: On a simple empirical parameterization of topography- catalyzed diapycnal mixing in the abyssal ocean, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 487-508.

Meinen, C.S., D.S. Luther and M.O. Baringer, 2009: Structure, transport and potential vorticity of the Gulf Stream at 68W: Revisiting older data sets with new techniques, Deep-Sea Res., Pt. I, 56, 41-60.

Carter, G.S., M.A. Merrifield, J. Becker, K. Katsumata, M.C. Gregg, D.S. Luther, M.D. Levine, T.J. Boyd and Y.L. Firing, 2008: Energetics of M2 barotropic to baroclinic tidal conversion at the Hawaiian Islands, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38, 2205-2223.

Miller, A. J., D.J. Neilson, D.S. Luther, M.C. Hendershott, P.F. Worcester, M.A. Dzieciuch, B.D. Dushaw, B.M. Howe, J.C. Levin, H.G. Arango and D.B. Haidvogel, 2007: Barotropic Rossby wave radiation from a model Gulf Stream, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23613, doi:10.1029/2007GL031937.

Daly, K., D. Au, S. Gallager, and D. Luther, 2007: Ocean Observatories Initiative - Profiling Mooring Workshop Report, Denver, Colorado, 10-12 July, 2007; Consortium for Oceanographic Leadership, Washington, DC, 2007, 31 pp.

Tracey, K.L., D.R. Watts, C.S. Meinen and D.S. Luther, 2006: Synoptic maps of temperature and velocity within the Subantarctic Front south of Australia, J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, 111, C10016, doi:10.1029/2005JC002905.

Yoder, J., G. Armbrust, K. Daly, R. Detrick, S. D'Hondt, R. Jahnke, D. Luther, O. Schofield and A. Trehu, 2006: Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Scientific Objectives and Network Design. July, 2006, 37 pp.

Aucan, J., M.A. Merrifield, D.S. Luther and P. Flament, 2006: Tidal mixing events on the deep flanks of Kaena Ridge, Hawaii, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36, 1202-1219.

Chave, A.D., D.S. Luther, and C.S. Meinen, 2004: Correction of motional electric field measurements for galvanic distortion. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 21(2), 317-330.

Meinen, C.S., D.S. Luther, D.R. Watts, A.D. Chave, and K.L. Tracey, 2003: Mean stream coordinates structure of the Subantarctic Front: Temperature, salinity, and absolute velocity. J. Geophys. Res., 108 (C8) , 3263, doi: 10.1029/2002JC001545.

Rudnick, D. L. and 18 co-authors in alphabetical order, including D. S. Luther, 2003: From tides to mixing along the Hawaiian Ridge. Science, 301 (5631), 355-357.

Meinen, C. S., and D. S. Luther, 2003: Comparison of methods of estimating mean synoptic current structure in "stream coordinates" reference frames: Impact on structure, transport and dynamical inferences with an example from the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Deep-Sea-Res, Part I, 50, 201-220.

Merrifield, M.A., L. Yang and D. S. Luther, 2003: Numerical simulations of a storm generated island-trapped wave event at the Hawaiian Islands, J. Geophys. Res., 107 (C10), 3169, doi: 10.1029/2001JC001134.

Meinen, C.S., D. S. Luther, D. R. Watts, K. L. Tracey, A. D. Chave, and J. R. Richman, 2002: Combining Inverted Echo Sounder and Horizontal Electric Field Recorder measurements to obtain absolute velocity profiles, J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 19, 1653-1664.

Finnigan, T.D., D.S. Luther & R. Lukas, 2002: Observations of enhanced diapycnal mixing near the Hawaiian Ridge, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 32, 2988-3002.

Luther, D.S. and the HOME PIs, 1999: The Hawaii Ocean Mixing Experiment: Is the abyssal stratification maintained by tidalgenic mixing?, Proc., 11th `Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop, Univ. of Hawaii, January 19-22, l999, pp. 57-62.

Chave, A.D., D.S. Luther and J.H. Filloux, 1997: Observations of the boundary current system at 26.5N in the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 27, 1827-1848.

Luther, D. S, and the SAFDE PI's, 1997: The Sub-Antarctic Flux and Dynamics Experiment (SAFDE). WOCE Notes, 9(2), 8-12; and, International Woce Newsletter, #29, 32-35.

Luther, D.S., 1995: Waves trapped to discrete topography: existence and implications, Proc., 8th `Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop on the Interaction of Flow with Topography, Univ. of Hawaii, January 17-20, l995, pp. 43-56.

Johnson, E.S. and D.S. Luther, 1994: Mean Zonal Momentum Balance in the Upper Equatorial Pacific Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 7689-7705.

Miller, A.J., D.S. Luther and M.C. Hendershott, 1993: The fortnightly and monthly tides: Resonant Rossby waves or nearly equilibrium gravity waves? J. Phys. Oceanogr., 23, 879-897.

Luther, D.S. and A.D. Chave, 1993: Observing integrating variables in the ocean, Proc. 7th 'Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop on Statistical Methods in Physical Oceanography, Univ. of Hawaii, January 12-15, 1993, pp. 103-129.

Boyd, T.J., D.S. Luther, R.A. Knox and M.C. Hendershott, 1993: High frequency internal waves in the strongly sheared currents of the upper equatorial Pacific: Observations and a simple spectral model, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 18,089-18,107.

Luther, D.S., A.D. Chave and J.H. Filloux, 1993: Measuring North Atlantic Current volume and heat transports from the seafloor, In: The North Atlantic Current System: A Scientific Report (Workshop Proceedings;, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, 19-20 April, 1993, pp. 23-33.

Chave, A.D., D.S. Luther and J.H. Filloux, 1992: The barotropic electromagnetic and pressure experiment. 1. Barotropic current response to atmospheric forcing, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 9565-9593.

Poulain, P.-M., D.S. Luther and W.C. Patzert, 1992: Deriving inertial wave characteristics from surface drifter velocities: Frequency variability in the tropical Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 17947-17959.

Chave, A.D., D.S. Luther, L.J. Lanzerotti and L.V. Medford, 1992: Geoelectric field measurements on a planetary scale: Oceanic and geophysical applications, Geophys. Res. Lett., 19, 1411-1414.

Luther, D.S., J.H. Filloux and A.D. Chave, 1991: Low-frequency, motionally induced electromagnetic fields in the ocean; 2. Electric field and Eulerian current comparison, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 12797-12814.

Chave, A.D., D.S. Luther and J.H. Filloux, 1991: Variability of the wind stress curl over the North Pacific; Implications for the oceanic response, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 18361-18379.

Luther, D.S., A.D. Chave, J.H. Filloux and P.F. Spain, 1990: Evidence for local and nonlocal barotropic responses to atmospheric forcing during BEMPEX, Geophys. Res. Lett., 17, 949-952.

Chave, A.D. and D.S. Luther, 1990: Low frequency, motionally-induced electro- magnetic fields in the ocean., Part 1: Theory, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 7185-7200.

Luther, D.S. and E.S. Johnson, 1990: Eddy energetics in the upper equatorial Pacific during the Hawaii-to-Tahiti shuttle experiment, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 20, 913-944.

Harrison, D.E. and D.S. Luther, 1990: Surface winds from tropical Pacific islands - climatological statistics, J. Climate, 3, 251-271.

McNally, G.J., D.S. Luther and W.B. White, 1989: Sub-inertial frequency response of wind-driven currents in the mixed layer measured by drifting buoys in the midlatitude North Pacific, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 19, 290-300.

Halpern, D., R.A. Knox and D.S. Luther, 1988: Observations of 20-day period meridional current oscillations in the upper ocean along the Pacific equator, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 18, 1514-1534.

Luther, D.S., A.D. Chave and J.H. Filloux, 1987: BEMPEX: A study of barotropic ocean currents and lithospheric electrical conductivity, EOS, 68, 618-619, 628-629.

Luther, D.S., 1985: Trapped waves around the Hawaiian Islands, Proc., `Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop on the Hawaiian Ocean Experiment, Univ. of Hawaii, January 21-24, l985, pp. 261-301.

Luther, D.S. and D.E. Harrison, 1984: Observing long-period fluctuations of surface winds in the tropical Pacific: Initial results from island data, Monthly Weather Review, 112, 285-302.

Luther, D.S., D.E. Harrison and R.A. Knox, 1983: Zonal winds in the central equatorial Pacific and El Nino, Science, 222, 327-330.

Luther, D.S., 1983: Why haven't you seen an ocean mode lately?, Ocean Modelling, 50, 1-6.

Luther, D.S., 1982: Evidence of a 4-6 day barotropic, planetary oscillation of the Pacific Ocean, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 12, 644-657.

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