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Prof. Michael Meredith - Profile

Selected Recent Publications

(100+ journal papers published since 1996. Full list available here; citation details available on Google Scholar)

Sheen, K.L., A.C. Naveira Garabato, J.A. Brearley, M.P. Meredith, K.L. Polzin, D.A. Smeed, A. Forryan, B.A. King, J.B. Sallee, L. St. Laurent, J.R. Ledwell, A.M. Thurnherr, J.M. Toole, S.N. Waterman and A.J. Watson. “Eddy-induced changes in Southern Ocean abyssal mixing on climatic timescales”. Nature Geoscience, 10.1038/ngeo2200, 2014.

Rye, C.D., A.C. Naveira Garabato, P.R. Holland, M.P. Meredith, A.J.G. Nurser, C.W. Hughes, A.C. Coward and D.J. Webb. “Rapid sea level rise along the Antarctic continental margins in response to increased glacial discharge”. Nature Geoscience, 10.1038/ngeo2230, 2014.

McCave, I.N., S.J. Crowhurst, G. Kuhn, C-D. Hillenbrand and M.P. Meredith. “Minimal change in Antarctic Circumpolar Current flow speed between the last glacial and Holocene”. Nature Geoscience, 7, 113-116, 10.1038/ngeo2037, 2014.

Watson, A.J., J.R. Ledwell, M.-J. Messias, B.A. King, N. Mackay, M.P. Meredith, B, Mills and A.C. Naveira Garabato. “Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid depths in Drake Passage measured by tracer release”. Nature, 501, 408-413, 10.1038/nature12432, 2013.

Meredith, M.P. “Replenishing the abyss”. Nature Geoscience, 6, 166-167, 10.1038/ngeo1743, 2013.

Meredith, M.P., L. Jullion, P.J. Brown, A.C. Naveira Garabato, and M.P. Couldrey. “Dense waters of the Weddell and Scotia Seas: recent changes in properties and circulation”. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 372, 2019, 20130041, 10.1098/rsta.2013.0041, 2014.

Meredith, M.P., P.J. Brown, A.C. Naveira Garabato, L. Jullion, H.J. Venables, M.-J. Messias. “Dense bottom layers in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean: creation, lifespan and destruction”. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 10.1002/grl.50260, 2013.

Meredith, M.P., O. Schofield, L. Newman, E. Urban and M.D. Sparrow. “The Vision for a Southern Ocean Observing System”. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.03.002, 2013.

Meredith, M.P., H.J. Venables, A. Clarke, H. Ducklow, M. Erickson, M.J. Leng, J. Lenaerts, M. van den Broeke. "The freshwater system west of the Antarctic Peninsula: spatial and temporal changes". Journal of Climate, 26(5), 1669-1684, 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00246.1, 2013.

Meredith, M.P., A.C. Naveira Garabato, A. McC. Hogg and R. Farneti. "Sensitivity of the overturning circulation in the Southern Ocean to decadal changes in wind forcing". Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/2011JCLI4204.1, 2012.

Meredith, M.P., P.L. Woodworth, T.K. Chereskin, D.P. Marshall, L.C. Allison, G.R. Bigg, K. Donohue, K.J. Heywood, C.W. Hughes, A. Hibbert, A. McC. Hogg, H.L. Johnson, L. Jullion, B.A. King, H. Leach, Y.-D. Lenn, M.A. Morales Maqueda, D.R. Munday, A.C. Naveira Garabato, C. Provost, J.-B. Sallee and J. Sprintall. "Sustained monitoring of the Southern Ocean at Drake Passage: past achievements and future priorities". Reviews of Geophysics, 49, RG4005, doi:10.1029/2010RG000348, 2011.

Meredith, M.P., K.W. Nicholls, I.A. Renfrew, L. Boehme, M. Biuw and M. Fedak. "Seasonal evolution of the upper-ocean adjacent to the South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean: results from a "lazy biological mooring"". Deep-Sea Research II (Southern Ocean GLOBEC Special Issue), 58, 1569-1579, 2011.

Meredith, M.P., A.L. Gordon, A.C. Naveira Garabato, E.P. Abrahamsen, B.A. Huber, L. Jullion and H.J. Venables. "Synchronous intensification and warming of Antarctic Bottom Water outflow from the Weddell Gyre". Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L03603, 10.1029/2010GL046265, 2011.

Schofield, O., H.W. Ducklow, D.G. Martinson, M.P. Meredith, M.A. Moline and W.R. Fraser. “How Do Polar Marine Ecosystems Respond to Rapid Climate Change?”. Science, 328, 1520, 10.1126/science.1185779, 2010.

Meredith, M.P., M.I. Wallace, S.E. Stammerjohn, I.A. Renfrew, A. Clarke, H.J. Venables, D.R. Shoosmith, T. Souster and M.J. Leng. “Changes in the freshwater composition of the upper ocean west of the Antarctic Peninsula during the first decade of the 21st century”. Progress in Oceanography, 87, 127-143, 2010.