Ocean Science

(The TQCC of Ocean Science is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
FES2014 global ocean tide atlas: design and performance147
Pending recovery in the strength of the meridional overturning circulation at 26° N58
Antarctic Bottom Water and North Atlantic Deep Water in CMIP6 models56
The new CNES-CLS18 global mean dynamic topography55
Beaching patterns of plastic debris along the Indian Ocean rim38
Progress in understanding of Indian Ocean circulation, variability, air–sea exchange, and impacts on biogeochemistry34
Water masses in the Atlantic Ocean: characteristics and distributions33
A 30-year reconstruction of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation shows no decline30
Dynamical connections between large marine ecosystems of austral South America based on numerical simulations30
Plastics in the Indian Ocean – sources, transport, distribution, and impacts30
Modelling of discharges from Baltic Sea shipping26
Regional imprints of changes in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the eddy-rich ocean model VIKING20X26
The significance of coastal bathymetry representation for modelling the tidal response to mean sea level rise in the German Bight24
Seasonal variation of the principal tidal constituents in the Bohai Sea24
The transient sensitivity of sea level rise23
Sinking microplastics in the water column: simulations in the Mediterranean Sea23
Water exchange between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea through the Kerch Strait22
Accuracy assessment of global internal-tide models using satellite altimetry22
Increasing turbidity in the North Sea during the 20th century due to changing wave climate21
Current estimates of K<sub>1</sub>* and K<sub>2</sub>* appear inconsistent with measured CO<sub>2</sub> system param21
The Ekman spiral for piecewise-uniform viscosity21
Variability in high-salinity shelf water production in the Terra Nova Bay polynya, Antarctica20
Influence of estuarine tidal mixing on structure and spatial scales of large river plumes20
Barotropic vorticity balance of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre in an eddy-resolving model19
The Arctic Front and its variability in the Norwegian Sea19
Circulation of the European northwest shelf: a Lagrangian perspective19
Extreme waves and climatic patterns of variability in the eastern North Atlantic and Mediterranean basins18
Role of air–sea fluxes and ocean surface density in the production of deep waters in the eastern subpolar gyre of the North Atlantic18
Circulation timescales of Atlantic Water in the Arctic Ocean determined from anthropogenic radionuclides18
The life cycle of submesoscale eddies generated by topographic interactions16
The CORA 5.2 dataset for global in situ temperature and salinity measurements: data description and validation16
The climate change signal in the Mediterranean Sea in a regionally coupled atmosphere–ocean model16
Ensemble hindcasting of wind and wave conditions with WRF and WAVEWATCH III® driven by ERA515
The zone of influence: matching sea level variability from coastal altimetry and tide gauges for vertical land motion estimation15
An approach to the verification of high-resolution ocean models using spatial methods15
Rotation of floating particles in submesoscale cyclonic and anticyclonic eddies: a model study for the southeastern Baltic Sea15
Marine monitoring in Europe: is it adequate to address environmental threats and pressures?14
Effects of sea-level rise on tides and sediment dynamics in a Dutch tidal bay14
Model for leisure boat activities and emissions – implementation for the Baltic Sea14
Freshwater in the Arctic Ocean 2010–201914
Effects of large-scale floating (solar photovoltaic) platforms on hydrodynamics and primary production in a coastal sea from a water column model14
Modelling mussel (<i>Mytilus spp.</i>) microplastic accumulation13
Evaluating high-frequency radar data assimilation impact in coastal ocean operational modelling13
Marine heatwaves in the Arabian Sea13
Effect of Caribbean Water incursion into the Gulf of Mexico derived from absolute dynamic topography, satellite data, and remotely sensed chlorophyll <i>a</i>13
Properties of surface water masses in the Laptev and the East Siberian seas in summer 2018 from in situ and satellite data13
Properties and dynamics of mesoscale eddies in Fram Strait from a comparison between two high-resolution ocean–sea ice models12
Why did deep convection persist over four consecutive winters (2015–2018) southeast of Cape Farewell?12
Non-linear aspects of the tidal dynamics in the Sylt-Rømø Bight, south-eastern North Sea12
Air–sea gas exchange at wind speeds up to 85 m s<sup>−1</sup>12
Oil spill model uncertainty quantification using an atmospheric ensemble12
Impact of tidal dynamics on diel vertical migration of zooplankton in Hudson Bay11
Technical note: A sensitivity analysis from 1 to 40 GHz for observing the Arctic Ocean with the Copernicus Imaging Microwave Radiometer11
Evaluation of sub-monthly oceanographic signal in GRACE “daily” swath series using altimetry11
Temporal evolution of temperatures in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden based on in situ observations (1958–2017)11
Two typical merging events of oceanic mesoscale anticyclonic eddies11
Modelling the marine ecosystem of Iberia–Biscay–Ireland (IBI) European waters for CMEMS operational applications11
Coastal sea level rise at Senetosa (Corsica) during the Jason altimetry missions11
Nutrient ratios driven by vertical stratification regulate phytoplankton community structure in the oligotrophic western Pacific Ocean10
Measuring ocean total surface current velocity with the KuROS and KaRADOC airborne near-nadir Doppler radars: a multi-scale analysis in preparation for the SKIM mission10
Four-dimensional temperature, salinity and mixed-layer depth in the Gulf Stream, reconstructed from remote-sensing and in situ observations with neural networks10
Spatiotemporal variability of light attenuation and net ecosystem metabolism in a back-barrier estuary10
Coastal high-frequency radars in the Mediterranean – Part 1: Status of operations and a framework for future development10
Exceptional freshening and cooling in the eastern subpolar North Atlantic caused by reduced Labrador Sea surface heat loss10
Model uncertainties of a storm and their influence on microplastics and sediment transport in the Baltic Sea10
Changes in the composition of marine and sea-ice diatoms derived from sedimentary ancient DNA of the eastern Fram Strait over the past 30 000 years10
Import of Atlantic Water and sea ice controls the ocean environment in the northern Barents Sea10
The long-term spatiotemporal variability of sea surface temperature in the northwest Pacific and China offshore10
An explicit estimate of the atmospheric nutrient impact on global oceanic productivity10
The winter stratification phenomenon and its consequences in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea10
Norwegian Atlantic Slope Current along the Lofoten Escarpment9
Impact of dense-water flow over a sloping bottom on open-sea circulation: laboratory experiments and an Ionian Sea (Mediterranean) example9
Biogeochemical processes accounting for the natural mercury variations in the Southern Ocean diatom ooze sediments9
Very high-resolution modelling of submesoscale turbulent patterns and processes in the Baltic Sea9
Responses of estuarine circulation to the morphological evolution in a convergent, microtidal estuary9
Vertical distribution of water mass properties under the influence of subglacial discharge in Bowdoin Fjord, northwestern Greenland9
Characteristics and robustness of Agulhas leakage estimates: an inter-comparison study of Lagrangian methods9
A monthly tidal envelope classification for semidiurnal regimes in terms of the relative proportions of the S<sub>2</sub>, N<sub>2</sub>, and M&9
Seasonal variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation at 11° S inferred from bottom pressure measurements9
Coastal high-frequency radars in the Mediterranean – Part 2: Applications in support of science priorities and societal needs9
Global sea level reconstruction for 1900–2015 reveals regional variability in ocean dynamics and an unprecedented long weakening in the Gulf Stream flow since the 1990s9
Seasonal variability of the Arabian Sea intermediate circulation and its impact on seasonal changes of the upper oxygen minimum zone9
Influence of cyclonic and anticyclonic eddies on plankton in the southeastern Mediterranean Sea during late summertime9
Impact of a medicane on the oceanic surface layer from a coupled, kilometre-scale simulation9
The FluxEngine air–sea gas flux toolbox: simplified interface and extensions for in situ analyses and multiple sparingly soluble gases9
Variability and stability of anthropogenic CO<sub>2</sub> in Antarctic Bottom Water observed in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean, 1978–20189
Mechanisms of decadal changes in sea surface height and heat content in the eastern Nordic Seas9
Photoproduction of nitric oxide in seawater8
Characterization of the Atlantic Water and Levantine Intermediate Water in the Mediterranean Sea using 20 years of Argo data8
Evaluation of nonidentical versus identical twin approaches for observation impact assessments: an ensemble-Kalman-filter-based ocean assimilation application for the Gulf of Mexico8
The impact of upwelling on the intensification of anticyclonic ocean eddies in the Caribbean Sea8
The role of turbulence and internal waves in the structure and evolution of a near-field river plume8
Western boundary circulation and coastal sea-level variability in Northern Hemisphere oceans8
The impacts of runoff decrease and shoreline change on the salinity distribution in the wetlands of Liao River estuary, China8
Influence of the summer deep-sea circulations on passive drifts among the submarine canyons in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea8
Simultaneous estimation of ocean mesoscale and coherent internal tide sea surface height signatures from the global altimetry record8
Vertical structure of ocean surface currents under high winds from massive arrays of drifters8
Forecasting hurricane-forced significant wave heights using a long short-term memory network in the Caribbean Sea8