Progress in Oceanography

(The TQCC of Progress in Oceanography is 29. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
The 2004–2008 mean and annual cycle of temperature, salinity, and steric height in the global ocean from the Argo Program620
The electrification of the atmosphere by particles from bubbles in the sea391
Nutrient gradients from the eutrophic Changjiang (Yangtze River) Estuary to the oligotrophic Kuroshio waters and re-evaluation of budgets for the East China Sea Shelf376
Statistics from Lagrangian observations308
Increases in the Pacific inflow to the Arctic from 1990 to 2015, and insights into seasonal trends and driving mechanisms from year-round Bering Strait mooring data256
Cascades of dense water around the world ocean230
Eddy activity in the four major upwelling systems from satellite altimetry (1992–2007)214
From the Hensen net toward four-dimensional biological oceanography211
The Continuous Plankton Recorder: concepts and history, from Plankton Indicator to undulating recorders209
Freshwater balance and the sources of deep and bottom waters in the Arctic Ocean inferred from the distribution of H218O207
An overview of approaches and challenges for retrieving marine inherent optical properties from ocean color remote sensing201
Effects on zooplankton of a warmer ocean: Recent evidence from the Northeast Pacific189
Surface manifestation of internal tides in the deep ocean: observations from altimetry and island gauges186
Mediterranean Sea large-scale low-frequency ocean variability and water mass formation rates from 1987 to 2007: A retrospective analysis180
Large bio-geographical shifts in the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean: From the subpolar gyre, via plankton, to blue whiting and pilot whales174
Pigment distribution in the Caribbean sea: Observations from space173
Seasonal and interannual variability of pan-Arctic surface mixed layer properties from 1979 to 2012 from hydrographic data, and the dominance of stratification for multiyear mixed layer depth shoaling148
Eddy-resolving ocean circulation in the Asian–Australian region inferred from an ocean reanalysis effort133
Seasonal circulation patterns of the Yellow and East China Seas derived from satellite-tracked drifter trajectories and hydrographic observations127
Ocean climate of the South East Atlantic observed from satellite data and wind models110
Seasonal variability of water transport through the Straits of Gibraltar, Sicily and Corsica, derived from a high-resolution model of the Mediterranean circulation107
Patterns of biomass-size spectra from oligotrophic waters of the Northwest Atlantic105
Bridging the gap from ocean models to population dynamics of large marine predators: A model of mid-trophic functional groups104
The late 1980s regime shift in the ecosystem of Tsushima warm current in the Japan/East Sea: Evidence from historical data and possible mechanisms103
Intercomparison of zooplankton (net) sampling systems: Results from the ICES/GLOBEC sea-going workshop98
Variability of the meridional overturning circulation at the Greenland–Portugal OVIDE section from 1993 to 201097
Clay minerals from the sedimentary cover from the Northwest Iberian shelf92
The relationship of anchovy and sardine to water masses in the Peruvian Humboldt Current System from 1983 to 200591
Sedimentary labile organic carbon and pore water redox control on species distribution of benthic foraminifera: A case study from Lisbon–Setúbal Canyon (southern Portugal)88
Variability and change in the west Antarctic Peninsula marine system: Research priorities and opportunities86
From climate regime shifts to lower-trophic level phenology: Synthesis of recent progress in retrospective studies of the western North Pacific83
Is long-term change in the abyssal Northeast Atlantic driven by qualitative changes in export flux? Evidence from selective feeding in deep-sea holothurians82
Sediment accumulation rates in the southern Barcelona continental margin (NW Mediterranean Sea) derived from 210Pb and 137Cs chronology82
Simulating transport pathways of pelagic Sargassum from the Equatorial Atlantic into the Caribbean Sea78
Long-term changes in the fish community structure from the Tsushima warm current region of the Japan/East Sea with an emphasis on the impacts of fishing and climate regime shift over the last four dec77
Seasonal cycle of the mixed layer, the seasonal thermocline and the upper-ocean heat storage rate in the Mediterranean Sea derived from observations76
Spatio-temporal patterns and environmental controls of small pelagic fish body condition from contrasted Mediterranean areas71
Biogeochemistry and hydrography in the eastern subtropical North Atlantic gyre. Results from the European time-series station ESTOC71
Black-legged kittiwakes as indicators of environmental change in the North Sea: Evidence from long-term studies70
Megafaunal variation in the abyssal landscape of the Clarion Clipperton Zone66
A climatology of the California Current System from a network of underwater gliders65
Deep water formation and exchange rates in the Greenland/Norwegian Seas and the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean derived from tracer balances64
Argo: A new tool for environmental monitoring and assessment of the world’s oceans, an example from the N.E. Pacific63
Cross equator transport of 137Cs from North Pacific Ocean to South Pacific Ocean (BEAGLE2003 cruises)62
Strong linkage of polar cod ( Boreogadus saida ) to sea ice algae-produced carbon: Evidence from stomach content, fatty acid and stable isotope analyses62
Coccolithophore ecology in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean: New perspectives from the Atlantic meridional transect (AMT) programme61
Laminated sediments from the central Peruvian continental slope: A 500 year record of upwelling system productivity, terrestrial runoff and redox conditions59
Updating temperature and salinity mean values and trends in the Western Mediterranean: The RADMED project58
Zooplankton time series from the Strait of Georgia: Results from year-round sampling at deep water locations, 1990–201058
Observed circulation in the Solomon Sea from SADCP data57
A new view of near-shore dynamics based on observations from HF Radar55
On the origin and pathway of the saline inflow to the Nordic Seas: insights from models55
Ocean circulation along the southern Chile transition region (38°–46°S): Mean, seasonal and interannual variability, with a focus on 2014–201655
Structure and variability of the West Greenland Current in Summer derived from 6 repeat standard sections55
Subsurface and deeper ocean remote sensing from satellites: An overview and new results53
Trophic modeling of the Northern Humboldt Current Ecosystem, Part II: Elucidating ecosystem dynamics from 1995 to 2004 with a focus on the impact of ENSO52
The October 29, 2018 storm in Northern Italy – An exceptional event and its modeling52
Assessing the ecological importance of climate regime shifts: An approach from the North Pacific Ocean51
Factors governing abundance of hydrolyzable amino acids in the sediments from the N.W. European Continental Margin (47–50°N)50
Revisiting the circulation of the East Australian Current: Its path, separation, and eddy field50
Ecological characterisation of a Mediterranean cold-water coral reef: Cabliers Coral Mound Province (Alboran Sea, western Mediterranean)49
A TOPEX/POSEIDON global tidal model (TPXO.2) and barotropic tidal currents determined from long-range acoustic transmissions49
Energetics of the M2 barotropic ocean tides: an estimate of bottom friction dissipation from a hydrodynamic model49
Declining concentrations of persistent PCBs, PBDEs, PCDEs, and PCNs in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from the Salish Sea48
Circulation of the Chukchi Sea shelfbreak and slope from moored timeseries48
Neocalanus flemingeri, a new species of Calanidae (Copepoda: Calanoida) from the subarctic Pacific Ocean, with a comparative redescription of Neocalanus plumchrus (Marukawa) 192148
Oceanographic Processes in Chilean Fjords of Patagonia: From small to large-scale studies48
Circulation in the Arctic Ocean: Results from a high-resolution coupled ice-sea nested Global-FVCOM and Arctic-FVCOM system47
From single species surveys towards monitoring of the Barents Sea ecosystem47
The Transition Zone Chlorophyll Front updated: Advances from a decade of research47
Offshore advection of particles within the Cape Blanc filament, Mauritania: Results from observational and modelling studies46
Th230/U234 dates of late Pleistocene marine fossils from the Mediterranean and Moroccan littorals46
Interannual control of plankton communities by deep winter mixing and prey/predator interactions in the NW Mediterranean: Results from a 30-year 3D modeling study45
Comparative analysis of feeding ecology of capelin from two shelf ecosystems, off Newfoundland and in the Barents Sea44
Prospects for future satellite estimation of small-scale variability of ocean surface velocity and vorticity43
Silicic acid enrichment of subantarctic surface water from continental inputs along the Patagonian archipelago interior sea (41–56°S)43
Trophic niches of sympatric tropical tuna in the Western Indian Ocean inferred by stable isotopes and neutral fatty acids43
Sea-level, sediment supply and coastal changes: Examples from the coast of Ireland43
Mesoscale eddy activity in the southern Benguela upwelling system from satellite altimetry and model data42
The onshore intrusion of Kuroshio subsurface water from February to July and a mechanism for the intrusion variation42
The influence of climate variability and change on the ecosystems of the Barents Sea and adjacent waters: Review and synthesis of recent studies from the NESSAS Project42
Partitioning and bioaccumulation of PCBs and PBDEs in marine plankton from the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada40
Distinguishing coupled ocean–atmosphere interactions from background noise in the North Pacific40
Overview of the multi-layer circulation in the South China Sea40
Sub-surface small-scale eddy dynamics from multi-sensor observations and modeling39
Climate-induced long-term variations in ecosystem structure and atmosphere-ocean-ecosystem processes in the Yellow Sea and East China Sea39
Nanoplankton and picoplankton in the Western English Channel: abundance and seasonality from 2007–201338
From egg production to recruits: Connectivity and inter-annual variability in the recruitment patterns of European anchovy in the northwestern Mediterranean38
On the seasonal variability and eddies in the North Brazil Current: insights from model intercomparison experiments37
Exploring the ecology of the mesopelagic biological pump37
Impacts of Kelvin wave forcing in the Peru Humboldt Current system: Scenarios of spatial reorganizations from physics to fishers36
The role of water column stability and wind mixing in the production/export dynamics of two bays in the Western Antarctic Peninsula36
A comparison of biological trends from four marine ecosystems: Synchronies, differences, and commonalities35
Oceanography north of 60°N from World Ocean Database35
An inherent optical property approach to the estimation of size-specific photosynthetic rates in eastern boundary upwelling zones from satellite ocean colour: An initial assessment35
The coastal ocean off Oregon from 1961 to 2000: is there evidence of climate change or only of Los Niños?35
Community structure and dynamics of deep-water decapod assemblages from Le Danois Bank (Cantabrian Sea, NE Atlantic): Influence of environmental variables and food availability34
Estimating Lagrangian transport blending drifters with HF radar data and models: Results from the TOSCA experiment in the Ligurian Current (North Western Mediterranean Sea)34
Foraging movements of great frigatebirds from Aldabra Island: Relationship with environmental variables and interactions with fisheries34
Reproductive biology and recruitment of the deep-sea fish community from the NW Mediterranean continental margin34
Feeding habits of mesopelagic copepods in Sagami Bay: Insights from integrative analysis34
3D characterisation of the thermohaline structure in the southwestern tropical Atlantic derived from functional data analysis of in situ profiles33
Freshwater structure and its seasonal variability off western Patagonia33
Release of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) from sediments of the N.W. European Continental Margin (Goban Spur) and its significance for benthic carbon cycling32
Analysis of remineralisation, lability, temperature sensitivity and structural composition of organic matter from the upper ocean32
How much do tides affect the circulation of the Mediterranean Sea? From local processes in the Strait of Gibraltar to basin-scale effects31
Baleen whale ecology in arctic and subarctic seas in an era of rapid habitat alteration31
An assessment of the trophic structure of the Bay of Biscay continental shelf food web: Comparing estimates derived from an ecosystem model and isotopic data31
Bottom-up drivers of global patterns of demersal, forage, and pelagic fishes31
Phytoplankton spring bloom initiation: The impact of atmospheric forcing and light in the temperate North Atlantic Ocean31
Complex small pelagic fish population patterns arising from individual behavioral responses to their environment30
Cyclonic activity in the eastern Gulf of Mexico: Characterization from along-track altimetry and in situ drifter trajectories30
Seasonal variation of zooplankton community structure and trophic position in the Celtic Sea: A stable isotope and biovolume spectrum approach29
Modelling size-fractionated primary production in the Atlantic Ocean from remote sensing29
A dynamic model describing ecosystem-level changes in the Strait of Georgia from 1960 to 201029