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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, 10.1038/ngeo2037, 2013.

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.

Brearley, J.A., K.L Sheen, A.C. Naveira Garabato, D.A. Smeed, K.G. Speer, A.M. Thurnherr, M.P. Meredith and S.N. Waterman. “Deep Boundary Current Disintegration in Drake Passage”. Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1002/2013GL058617, 2013.

Sheen, K.L., J. A. Brearley, A. C. Naveira Garabato, S. Waterman, D. A. Smeed, J. R. Ledwell, M. P. Meredith, L. St. Laurent, A. M. Thurnherr, J. M. Toole, and A. J. Watson. “Rates and mechanisms of turbulent dissipation and mixing in the Southern Ocean: Results from the DIMES program”. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 2274-2792, 10.1002/jgrc.20217, 2013.

Jullion, L., A.C Naveira Garabato, M.P. Meredith, P. Holland, P. Courtois, B.A King. "Decadal freshening of the Antarctic Bottom Water exported from the Weddell Sea". Journal of Climate, 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00765.1, 2013.

Couldrey, M.P., L. Jullion, A.C. Naveira Garabato, C. Rye, L. Herráiz-Borreguero, P.J. Brown, M.P. Meredith and K.L. Speer. “Remotely induced warming of Antarctic Bottom Water in the eastern Weddell gyre.” Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1002/grl.50526, 2013.

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.

Venables, H.J., A. Clarke and M.P. Meredith. “Wintertime controls on summer stratification and productivity at the western Antarctic Peninsula”. Limnology and Oceanography, 58(3), 1035-1047, 10.4319/lo.2013.58.3.1035, 2013.

Turner, J., N.E. Barrand, T.J. Bracegirdle, P. Convey, D.A. Hodgson, M. Jarvis, A. Jenkins, G. Marshall, M.P. Meredith, H. Roscoe, J. Shanklin, J. French, H. Goosse, M. Guglielmin, J. Gutt, S. Jacobs, M.C. Kennicutt, II, V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Mayewski, F. Navarro, S. Robinson, T. Scambos, M. Sparrow, C. Summerhayes, K. Speer and A. Klepikov. “Antarctic climate change and the environment: an update”. Polar Record, 10.1017/S0032247413000296, 2013.

Weston, K., T.D. Jickells, D.S. Carson, A. Clarke, M.P. Meredith, M.A. Brandon, M.I. Wallace, S.J. Usher and K.R. Hendry. “Primary production export flux in Marguerite Bay, Antarctic Peninsula: linking upper-water column production to sediment trap-derived flux”. Deep-Sea Research I, 75, 52-66, 10.1016/j.dsr.2013.02.001, 2013.



Annett, A.L., S.F. Henley, P. van Beek, M. Souhaut, R. Ganeshram, H.J. Venables, M.P. Meredith and W. Geibert. “Use of radium isotopes to estimate mixing rates and trace sediment inputs to surface waters in northern Marguerite Bay (Antarctic Peninsula)”. Antarctic Science, 10.1017/S0954102012000892, 2012.

Young, E.F., J. Rock, M.P. Meredith, M. Belchier, E.J. Murphy and G.R. Carvalho. “Physical and behavioural influences on larval fish retention: contrasting patterns in two Antarctic fishes”. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 465, 201-215, 10.3354/meps09908, 2012.

Hughes, C., M. Johnson, R. von Glasow, R.J. Chance, H. Atkinson, T. Souster, G.A. Lee, A. Clarke, M.P. Meredith, H.J. Venables, S.M. Turner, G. Malin and P.S. Liss. “Climate-induced change in biogenic bromine emissions from the Antarctic marine biosphere”. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26, GB3019, doi:10.1029/2012GB004295, 2012.

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.

Rintoul, S.R., M.P. Meredith, O. Schofield, and L. Newman. “The Southern Ocean Observing System.” Oceanography, 25(3), 68–69, 2012.

Turner, J.T., E. Maksym, A. Phillips, G.J. Marshall, M.P. Meredith. "The impact of changes in sea ice advance on the large winter warming on the western Antarctic Peninsula". International Journal of Climatology, 10.1002/job.3474, 2012.

Hendry, K.R., L.F. Robinson, M.P. Meredith, S. Mulitza, C.M. Chiessa and H. Arz. “Abrupt changes in high-latitude nutrient supply to the Atlantic during the last glacial cycle”. Geology, 40, 123-126, 2012.

Venables, H.J., M.P. Meredith, A. Atkinson and P. Ward. “Fronts and habitat zones in the Scotia Sea”. Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.08.012, 2012.

Clarke, A., D.K.A. Barnes, T.J. Bracegirdle, H.W. Ducklow, J.C. King, M.P. Meredith, E.J. Murphy and L.S. Peck. “The impact of regional climate change on the marine ecosystem of the western Antarctic Peninsula”. In Antarctica: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World (eds A.D. Rogers, E.J. Murphy, N.M. Johnston & A. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, London, 2012.

Ducklow, H.W., A. Clarke, S.C. Doney, H. Geisz, D.G. Martinson, M. Meredith, M. Montes-Hugo, O. Schofield, S.E. Stammerjohn, D. Steinberg, & W. Fraser. “Marine pelagic ecosystems: the west Antarctic Peninsula”. In Antarctica: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World (eds A.D. Rogers, E.J. Murphy, N.M. Johnston & A. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, London, 2012.

Murphy, E.J., J.L. Watkins, P. Trathan, K. Reid, M.P. Meredith, S. Hill, S.E. Thorpe, N. Johnston, A. Clarke, G. Tarling, M. Collins, J. Forcada, A. Atkinson, P. Ward, I. Staniland, D. Pond, R. Cavanagh, R. Shreeve, R. Korb, M. Whitehouse, P.G. Rodhouse, P. Enderlein, A. Hirst, A. Martin, I.D. Briggs, N. Cunningham and A. Fleming. “Spatial and temporal operation of the Scotia Sea ecosystem”. In Antarctica: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World (eds A.D. Rogers, E.J. Murphy, N.M. Johnston & A. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, London, 2012.

Renner, A.H.H., S.E. Thorpe, K.J. Heywood, E.J. Murphy, J.L. Watkins and M.P. Meredith. “Advective pathways near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula: trends, variability and ecosystem implications”. Deep-Sea Research I, 63, 91-101, 2012.



Grist, J.P., S.A. Josey, L. Boehme, M.P. Meredith, F.J.M. Davidson, G.B. Stenson and M.O. Hammill. "Temperature imprint of high latitude Atlantic boundary currents revealed by marine mammal-borne sensor and Argo data". Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L15601, doi:10.1029/2011GL048204, 2011.

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.

Young, E.F., M.P. Meredith, E.J. Murphy and G.R. Carvalho. "High-resolution modelling of the shelf and open ocean adjacent to South Georgia, Southern Ocean". Deep-Sea Research II (Southern Ocean GLOBEC Special Issue), 58, 1540-1552, 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.

Wang, Z., T. Kuhlbrodt and M.P. Meredith. "On the response of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport to climate change in coupled climate models". Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C08011, doi:10.1029/2010JC006757, 2011.

Piquet, A., H. Bolhuis, M.P. Meredith and A. Buma. "Shifts in coastal Antarctic marine microbial communities during and after melt water related surface stratification". FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 76, 413-427, 2011.