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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FROM THE GUEST EDITORS. Introduction to the Special Issue on Ocean-Ice Interaction
By Josh K. Willis, Eric Rignot, R. Steven Nerem, and Eric Lindstrom

Greenland Melt and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
By Eleanor Frajka-Williams, Jonathan L. Bamber, and Kjetil Våge

Connecting the Greenland Ice Sheet and the Ocean: A Case Study of Helheim Glacier and Sermilik Fjord
By Fiammetta Straneo, Gordon S. Hamilton, Leigh A. Stearns , and David A. Sutherland

An Intensive Observation of Calving at Helheim Glacier, East Greenland
By David M. Holland, Denis Voytenko, Knut Christianson, Timothy H. Dixon, M. Jeffrey Mei, Byron R. Parizek, Irena Vaňková , Ryan T. Walker, Jacob I. Walter, Keith Nicholls, and Denise Holland

Oceans Melting Greenland: Early Results from NASA’s Ocean-Ice Mission in Greenland
By Ian Fenty, Josh K. Willis , Ala Khazendar , Steven Dinardo, René Forsberg, Ichiro Fukumori, David Holland , Martin Jakobsson, Delwyn Moller, James Morison, Andreas Münchow, Eric Rignot, Michael Schodlok, Andrew F. Thompson, Kirsteen Tinto, Matthew Rutherford, and Nicole Trenholm

The Ice Shelf of Petermann Gletscher, North Greenland, and Its Connection to the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans
By Andreas Münchow, Laurie Padman, Peter Washam, and Keith W. Nicholls

Decadal Ocean Forcing and Antarctic Ice Sheet Response: Lessons from the Amundsen Sea
By Adrian Jenkins, Pierre Dutrieux, Stan Jacobs, Eric J. Steig , G. Hilmar Gudmundsson, James Smith, and Karen J. Heywood

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: The Role of the Amundsen Sea Continental Shelf in Exchanges Between Ocean and Ice Shelves
By Karen J. Heywood, Louise C. Biddle, Lars Boehme, Pierre Dutrieux, Michael Fedak , Adrian Jenkins, Richard W. Jones, Jan Kaiser, Helen Mallett, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Ian A. Renfrew, David P. Stevens, and Benjamin G.M. Webber

Ocean-Ice Shelf Interaction in East Antarctica
By Alessandro Silvano, Stephen R. Rintoul, and Laura Herraiz-Borreguero

Modeling Ice Shelf/Ocean Interaction in Antarctica: A Review
By Michael S. Dinniman, Xylar S. Asay-Davis, Benjamin K. Galton-Fenzi , Paul R. Holland , Adrian Jenkins, and Ralph Timmermann


Exploring the “Sharkcano”: Biogeochemical Observations of the Kavachi Submarine Volcano (Solomon Islands)
By Brennan T. Phillips, Matthew Dunbabin, Corey Howell, Alex DeCiccio, Ashton Flinders, Katherine A. Kelley, Jarrod J. Scott, Simon Albert, Steven Carey, Rami Tsadok, and Alistair Grinham

The 1966 Flooding of Venice: What Time Taught Us for the Future
By Fabio Trincardi , Andrea Barbanti , Mauro Bastianini, Luigi Cavaleri , Jacopo Chiggiato , Alvise Papa, Angela Pomaro, Mauro Sclavo , Luigi Tosi, and Georg Umgiesser

HyMeX-SOP2: The Field Campaign Dedicated to Dense Water Formation in the Northwestern Mediterranean
By Claude Estournel , Pierre Testor, Isabelle Taupier-Letage, Marie-Noelle Bouin, Laurent Coppola , Pierre Durand, Pascal Conan, Anthony Bosse, Pierre-Etienne Brilouet, Laurent Beguery, Sophie Belamari, Karine Béranger, Jonathan Beuvier , Denis Bourras , Guylaine Canut, Alexis Doerenbecher, Xavier Durrieu de Madron, Fabrizio D’Ortenzio, Philippe Drobinski, Véronique Ducrocq, Nadia Fourrié, Hervé Giordani, Loïc Houpert, Laurent Labatut, Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier, Mathieu Nuret, Louis Prieur, Odile Roussot , Leo Seyfried, and Samuel Somot


COMMENTARY • Marine Microalgae: Climate, Energy, and Food Security from the Sea
By Charles H. Greene, Mark E. Huntley, Léda N. Gerber, Deborah L. Sills, Joe Granados, Jefferson W. Tester, Colin M. Beal, Michael J. Walsh, Robert R. Bidigare, Susan L. Brown, William P. Cochlan, Zackary I. Johnson , Xin Gen Lei , Stephen C. Machesky, Donald G. Redalje, Ruth E. Richardson, Viswanath Kiron, and Virginia Corless

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.

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.