Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 33 | Number 2 | June 2020

Special Issue on Paleoceanography: Lessons for a Changing World

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A split core set for examination in the D/V JOIDES Resolution core laboratory during International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 354: Neogene and Late Paleogene Record of Himalayan Orogeny and Climate: A Transect Across the Middle Bengal Fan. Photo credit: Petra Dekens and IODP

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Volume 33 Issue 2

INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE. Paleoceanography: Lessons for a Changing World
Shevenell, A., P. Delaney, K. Meissner, L. Menviel, and A.C. Mix. 2020. Introduction to the special issue: Paleoceanography—Lessons for a changing world. Oceanography 33(2):13–15, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.226.

Time Machine Biology: Cross-Timescale Integration of Ecology, Evolution, and Oceanography
Yasuhara, M., H.-H.M. Huang, P. Hull, M.C. Rillo, F.L. Condamine, D.P. Tittensor, M. Kučera, M.J. Costello, S. Finnegan, A. O’Dea, Y. Hong, T.C. Bonebrake, N.R. McKenzie, H. Doi, C.-L. Wei, Y. Kubota, and E.E. Saupe. 2020. Time machine biology: Cross-timescale integration of ecology, evolution, and oceanography. Oceanography 33(2):16–28, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.225.

SIDEBAR. On Quantifying Stratigraphic, Chronologic, and Paleo Flux Uncertainties in Paleoceanography
Mix, A.C. 2020. On quantifying stratigraphic, chronologic, and paleo flux uncertainties in paleoceanography. Oceanography 33(2):29–31, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.223.

Ancient Sea Level as Key to the Future
Miller, K.G., W.J. Schmelz, J.V. Browning, R.E. Kopp, G.S. Mountain, and J.D. Wright. 2020. Ancient sea level as key to the future. Oceanography 33(2):32–41, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.224.

SIDEBAR. Boron Isotopes Provide Insights into Biomineralization, Seawater pH, and Ancient Atmospheric CO2
Crumpton-Banks, J.G.M., and J.W.B. Rae. 2020. Boron isotopes provide insights into biomineralization, seawater pH, and ancient atmospheric CO2. Oceanography 33(2):42–43, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.222.

Linkages Between Dynamic Phytoplankton C:N:P and the Ocean Carbon Cycle Under Climate Change
Matsumoto, K., T. Tanioka, and R. Rickaby. 2020. Linkages between dynamic phytoplankton C:N:P and the ocean carbon cycle under climate change. Oceanography 33(2):44–52, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.203.

SIDEBAR. Direct Measures of the Vigor of Ocean Circulation via Particle Grain Size
McCave, N. 2020. Direct measures of the vigor of ocean circulation via particle grain size. Oceanography 33-2:53–55, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.217.

Regional Character of the “Global Monsoon”: Paleoclimate Insights from Northwest Indian Lacustrine Sediments
Dixit, Y. 2020. Regional character of the “global monsoon”: Paleoclimate insights from northwest Indian lacustrine sediments. Oceanography 33(2):56–64, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.206.

SIDEBAR. Illuminating the Past to See the Future of Western Boundary Currents: Micropaleontological Investigations of the Kuroshio Current Extension
Lam, A.R., R.M. Leckie, and M.O. Patterson. 2020. Illuminating the past to see the future of western boundary currents: Micropaleontological investigations of the Kuroshio Current Extension. Oceanography 33(2):65–67, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.219.

Extending the Instrumental Record of Ocean-Atmosphere Variability into the Last Interglacial Using Tropical Corals
Felis, T. 2020. Extending the instrumental record of ocean-atmosphere variability into the last interglacial using tropical corals. Oceanography 33(2):68–79, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.209.

Reconstruction of Ocean Circulation Based on Neodymium Isotopic Composition: Potential Limitations and Application to the Mid-Pleistocene Transition
Tachikawa, K., W. Rapuc, Q. Dubois-Dauphin, A. Guihou, and C. Skonieczny. 2020. Reconstruction of ocean circulation based on neodymium isotopic composition: Potential limitations and application to the Mid-Pleistocene Transition. Oceanography 33(2):80–87, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.205.

SIDEBAR. Amundsen Sea Coastal Ice Rises: Future Sites for Marine-Focused Ice Core Records
Neff, P. 2020. Amundsen Sea coastal ice rises: Future sites for marine-focused ice core records. Oceanography 33-2:88–89, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.215.

The Antarctic Ice Sheet: A Paleoclimate Modeling Perspective
Gasson, E.G.W., and B.A. Keisling. 2020. The Antarctic Ice Sheet: A paleoclimate modeling perspective. Oceanography 33(2):90–100, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.208.

SIDEBAR. The Mid-Pleistocene Enigma 
Ford, H.L., and T.B. Chalk. 2020. The Mid-Pleistocene enigma. Oceanography 33-2:101–103, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.216.

Archaeal Membrane Lipid-Based Paleothermometry for Applications in Polar Oceans
Fietz, S., S.L. Ho, and C. Huguet. 2020. Archaeal membrane lipid-based paleothermometry for applications in polar oceans. Oceanography 33(2):104–114, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.207.

SIDEBAR. Diatoms as Sea Ice Proxies
Leventer, A. 2020. Diatoms as sea ice proxies. Oceanography 33(2):115, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.213.

The Potential of Sedimentary Ancient DNA to Reconstruct Past Ocean Ecosystems
Armbrecht, L.H. 2020. The potential of sedimentary ancient DNA to reconstruct past ocean ecosystems. Oceanography 33(2):116–123, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.211.

SIDEBAR. A Memory of Ice: The Antarctic Voyage of the Glomar Challenger
Webb, P.N., and P.J. Barrett. 2020. Review of A Memory of Ice: The Antarctic Voyage of the Glomar Challenger by E. Truswell. Oceanography 33(2):124–125, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.218.


The Origins of Oceanography in France: The Scientific Expeditions of Travailleur and Talisman (1880–1883)
Dolan, J.R. 2020. The origins of oceanography in France: The scientific expeditions of Travailleur and Talisman (1880–1883). Oceanography 33(2):126–133, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.202.

How Do Advisor Assessments of Diverse Undergraduate Researchers Compare with the Students’ Self-Assessments? And What Does This Imply for How We Train and Assess Students?
Bruno, B.C., C. Heu, and G. Weyenberg. 2020. How do advisor assessments of diverse undergraduate researchers compare with the students’ self-​assessments? And what does this imply for how we train and assess students? Oceanography 33(2):134–143, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.210.

Deep Ocean Passive Acoustic Technologies for Exploration of Ocean and Surface Sea Worlds in the Outer Solar System
Dziak, R., D. Banfield, R. Lorenz, H. Matsumoto, H. Klinck, R. Dissly, C. Meinig, and B. Kahn. 2020. Deep ocean passive acoustic technologies for exploration of ocean and surface sea worlds in the outer solar system. Oceanography 33(2):144–155, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.221.


QUARTERDECK • Oceanography During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Kappel, E.S. 2020. Oceanography during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oceanography 33(2):5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.227.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Ocean Science During the Corona Virus Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities
Visbeck, M. 2020. Ocean science during the corona virus pandemic: Challenges and opportunities. Oceanography 33(2):6–7, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.228.

COMMENTARY • Strategies for Running a Successful Virtual Career Panel
Barr, J., C. Bean, and J. McDonnell. 2020. Strategies for running a successful virtual career panel. Oceanography 33(2):8–9, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.220.

RIPPLE MARKS • Good News Fish Story
Dybas, C.L. 2020. Good news fish story. Oceanography 33(2):10–12, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.204.

DIY OCEANOGRAPHY • The Pressure of In Situ Gases Instrument (PIGI) for Autonomous Shipboard Measurement of Dissolved O2 and N2 in Surface Ocean Waters
Izett, R.W., and P.D. Tortell. 2020. The Pressure of In Situ Gases Instrument (PIGI) for autonomous shipboard measurement of dissolved O2 and N2 in surface ocean waters. Oceanography 33(2):156–162, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.214.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • Project EDDIE: Using Real Data in Science Classrooms
Soule, D. 2020. Project EDDIE: Using real data in science classrooms. Oceanography 33(2):163–164, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.201.

CAREER PROFILES • Options and Insights
Career Profiles—Options and Insights. 2020. Oceanography 33(2):165–167.

TRIBUTE • A Tribute to Thomas B. Sanford (1940–2020)
Kunze, E., and R.-C. Lien. 2020. A tribute to Thomas B. Sanford (1940–2020). Oceanography 33(2):168, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2020.212.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Amelia Shevenell
, University of South Florida
Peggy Delaney, UC Santa Cruz
Katrin Meissner, University of New South Wales
Laurie Menviel, University of New South Wales
Alan Mix, Oregon State University


Production of this issue of Oceanography was supported by National Science Foundation grant OCE-1912795.