Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 29 | Number 4 | December 2016

Special Issue on Ocean-Ice Interaction

On the Cover: M/V Neptune conducting a survey in front of Northern K.J.V. Steenstrup Glacier in Southeast Greenland. This image was taken using a drone in September 2016 as part of NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland mission.
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Volume 29 Issue 04

FROM THE GUEST EDITORS. Introduction to the Special Issue on Ocean-Ice Interaction
Willis, J.K., E. Rignot, R.S. Nerem, and E. Lindstrom. 2016. Introduction to the special issue on ocean-ice interaction. Oceanography 29(4):19–21, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.95.

Greenland Melt and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
Frajka-Williams, E., J.L. Bamber, and K. Våge. 2016. Greenland melt and the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Oceanography 29(4):22–33, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.96.

Connecting the Greenland Ice Sheet and the Ocean: A Case Study of Helheim Glacier and Sermilik Fjord
Straneo, F., G.S. Hamilton, L.A. Stearns, and D.A. Sutherland. 2016. Connecting the Greenland Ice Sheet and the ocean: A case study of Helheim Glacier and Sermilik Fjord. Oceanography 29(4):34–45, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.97.

An Intensive Observation of Calving at Helheim Glacier, East Greenland
Holland, D.M., D. Voytenko, K. Christianson, T.H. Dixon, M.J. Mei, B.R. Parizek, I. Vaňková, R.T. Walker, J.I. Walter, K. Nicholls, and D. Holland. 2016. An intensive observation of calving at Helheim Glacier, East Greenland. Oceanography 29(4):46–61, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.98.

Improving Bed Topography Mapping of Greenland Glaciers Using NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) Data
Morlighem, M., E. Rignot, and J.K. Willis. 2016. Improving bed topography mapping of Greenland glaciers using NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) data. Oceanography 29(4):62–71, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.99.

Oceans Melting Greenland: Early Results from NASA’s Ocean-Ice Mission in Greenland
Fenty, I., J.K. Willis, A. Khazendar, S. Dinardo, R. Forsberg, I. Fukumori, D. Holland, M. Jakobsson, D. Moller, J. Morison, A. Münchow, E. Rignot, M. Schodlok, A.F. Thompson, K. Tinto, M. Rutherford, and N. Trenholm. 2016. Oceans Melting Greenland: Early results from NASA’s ocean-ice mission in Greenland. Oceanography 29(4):72–83, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.100.

The Ice Shelf of Petermann Gletscher, North Greenland, and Its Connection to the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans
Münchow, A., L. Padman, P. Washam, and K.W. Nicholls. 2016. The ice shelf of Petermann Gletscher, North Greenland, and its connection to the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. Oceanography 29(4):84–95, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.101.

Temporal Changes in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Implications for the Antarctic Continental Shelves
Gille, S.T., D.C. McKee, and D.G. Martinson. 2016. Temporal changes in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Implications for the Antarctic continental shelves. Oceanography 29(4):96–105, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.102.

Decadal Ocean Forcing and Antarctic Ice Sheet Response: Lessons from the Amundsen Sea
Jenkins, A., P. Dutrieux, S. Jacobs, E.J. Steig, G.H. Gudmundsson, J. Smith, and K.J. Heywood. 2016. Decadal ocean forcing and Antarctic ice sheet response: Lessons from the Amundsen Sea. Oceanography 29(4):106–117, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.103.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: The Role of the Amundsen Sea Continental Shelf in Exchanges Between Ocean and Ice Shelves
Heywood, K.J., L.C. Biddle, L. Boehme, P. Dutrieux, M. Fedak, A. Jenkins, R.W. Jones, J. Kaiser, H. Mallett, A.C. Naveira Garabato, I.A. Renfrew, D.P. Stevens, and B.G.M. Webber. 2016. Between the devil and the deep blue sea: The role of the Amundsen Sea continental shelf in exchanges between ocean and ice shelves. Oceanography 29(4):118–129, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.104.

Ocean-Ice Shelf Interaction in East Antarctica
Silvano, A., S.R. Rintoul, and L. Herraiz-Borreguero. 2016. Ocean-ice shelf interaction in East Antarctica. Oceanography 29(4):130–143, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.105.

Modeling Ice Shelf/Ocean Interaction in Antarctica: A Review
Dinniman, M.S., X.S. Asay-Davis, B.K. Galton-Fenzi, P.R. Holland, A. Jenkins, and R. Timmermann. 2016. Modeling ice shelf/ocean interaction in Antarctica: A review. Oceanography 29(4):144–153, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.106.

Contributions of Greenland and Antarctica to Global and Regional Sea Level Change
Leuliette, E.W., and R.S. Nerem. 2016. Contributions of Greenland and Antarctica to global and regional sea level change. Oceanography 29(4):154–159, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.107.


Exploring the “Sharkcano”: Biogeochemical Observations of the Kavachi Submarine Volcano (Solomon Islands)
Phillips, B.T., M. Dunbabin, B. Henning, C. Howell, A. DeCiccio, A. Flinders, K.A. Kelley, J.J. Scott, S. Albert, S. Carey, R. Tsadok, and A. Grinham. 2016. Exploring the “Sharkcano”: Biogeochemical observations of the Kavachi submarine volcano (Solomon Islands). Oceanography 29(4):160–169, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.85.

The Fine Art of Exploration
Widder, E. 2016. The fine art of exploration. Oceanography 29(4):170–177, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.86.

The 1966 Flooding of Venice: What Time Taught Us for the Future
Trincardi, F., A. Barbanti, M. Bastianini, A. Benetazzo, L. Cavaleri, J. Chiggiato, A. Papa, A. Pomaro, M. Sclavo, L. Tosi, and G. Umgiesser. 2016. The 1966 flooding of Venice: What time taught us for the future. Oceanography 29(4):178–186, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.87.

Transcritical Flow and Generation of Internal Solitary Waves off the Amazon River: Synthetic Aperture Radar Observations and Interpretation
Lentini, C.A.D., J.M. Magalhães, J.C.B. da Silva, and J.A. Lorenzzetti. 2016. Transcritical flow and generation of internal solitary waves off the Amazon River: Synthetic aperture radar observations and interpretation. Oceanography 29(4):187–195, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.88.

HyMeX-SOP2: The Field Campaign Dedicated to Dense Water Formation in the Northwestern Mediterranean
Estournel, C., P. Testor, I. Taupier-Letage, M.-N. Bouin, L. Coppola, P. Durand, P. Conan, A. Bosse, P.-E. Brilouet, L. Beguery, S. Belamari, K. Béranger, J. Beuvier, D. Bourras, G. Canut, A. Doerenbecher, X. Durrieu de Madron, F. D’Ortenzio, P. Drobinski, V. Ducrocq, N. Fourrié, H. Giordani, L. Houpert, L. Labatut, C.L. Brossier, M. Nuret, L. Prieur, O. Roussot, L. Seyfried, and S. Somot. 2016. HyMeX-SOP2: The field campaign dedicated to dense water formation in the northwestern Mediterranean. Oceanography 29(4):196–206, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.94.


QUARTERDECK • In Memory of Tom Garrison
Kappel, E.S. 2016. In memory of Tom Garrison. Oceanography 29(4):5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.89.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • The New World of Oceanography
Lozier, M.S. 2016. The new world of oceanography. Oceanography 29(4):7–8, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.90.

COMMENTARY • Marine Microalgae: Climate, Energy, and Food Security from the Sea
Greene, C.H., M.E. Huntley, I. Archibald, L.N. Gerber, D.L. Sills, J. Granados, J.W. Tester, C.M. Beal, M.J. Walsh, R.R. Bidigare, S.L. Brown, W.P. Cochlan, Z.I. Johnson, X.G. Lei, S.C. Machesky, D.G. Redalje, R.E. Richardson, V. Kiron, and V. Corless. 2016. Marine microalgae: Climate, energy, and food security from the sea. Oceanography 29(4):10–15, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.91.

RIPPLE MARKS • Protecting the World’s High Seas Heritage from the White Shark Café to the Sargasso Sea
Dybas, C.L. 2016. Ripple marks—The story behind the story. Oceanography 29(4):16–18, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.92.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • Course Design Principles for Enhancing Student Learning
Arthurs, L. 2016. Course design principles for enhancing student learning. Oceanography 29(4):207–208, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.93.

CAREER PROFILES • Options and Insights
Career profiles—Options and insights. 2016. Oceanography 29(4):209–211.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Eric Lindstrom, NASA
R. Steven Nerem, University of Colorado Boulder
Eric Rignot, University of California, Irvine, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Josh Willis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology


Production of this issue of Oceanography was supported by NASA.