Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 35 | Number 3-4 | December 2022

Special Issue on The New Arctic Ocean

On the Cover: A sunset view of Arctic sea ice freeze-up from R/V Polarstern at 11.8°E, 81.5°N on September 29, 2020. The photo was taken during the transit home after the year-long Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition. Photo credit: Melinda Webster, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Cover PDF
» Download the full issue (36 MB pdf)
Volume 35 Issue 3-4

FROM THE GUEST EDITORS • Introduction to the Special Issue on the New Arctic Ocean
By Thomas Weingartner, Carin Ashjian, Lawson Brigham, Thomas Haine, Liza Mack, Don Perovich, and Benjamin Rabe

An Updated Assessment of the Changing Arctic Sea Ice Cover
By Walter N. Meier and Julienne Stroeve

Observing Arctic Sea Ice
By Melinda A. Webster, Ignatius Rigor, and Nicholas C. Wright

Eddies and the Distribution of Eddy Kinetic Energy in the Arctic Ocean
By Wilken-Jon von Appen, Till M. Baumann, Markus Janout, Nikolay Koldunov, Yueng-Djern Lenn, Robert S. Pickart, Robert B. Scott, and Qiang Wang

Turbulent Mixing in a Changing Arctic Ocean
By Tom P. Rippeth and Elizabeth C. Fine

Arctic Ocean Boundary Exchanges: A Review
By Sheldon Bacon, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Yevgeny Aksenov, Nicola J. Brown, and Takamasa Tsubouchi

An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Greenland’s Changing Coastal Margins
By Fiammetta Straneo, Donald A. Slater, Caroline Bouchard, Mattias R. Cape, Mark Carey, Lorenzo Ciannelli, James Holte, Patricia Matrai, Kristin Laidre, Christopher Little, Lorenz Meire, Helene Seroussi, and Maria Vernet

Interactions between the Arctic Mediterranean and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: A Review
By Wilbert Weijer, Thomas W.N. Haine, Ali H. Siddiqui, Wei Cheng, Milena Veneziani, and Prajvala Kurtakoti

Harmful Algal Blooms in the Alaskan Arctic: An Emerging Threat as the Ocean Warms
By Donald M. Anderson, Evangeline Fachon, Katherine Hubbard, Kathi A. Lefebvre, Peigen Lin, Robert Pickart, Mindy Richlen, Gay Sheffield, and Caroline Van Hemert

SIDEBAR • Observations of Declining Primary Productivity in the Western Bering Strait
By Karen E. Frey, Jaclyn Clement Kinney, Larry V. Stock, and Robert Osinski

SIDEBAR • Alaskan Seabird Die-Offs
By Robb Kaler and Kathy Kuletz

Northward Range Expansion of Subarctic Upper Trophic Level Animals into the Pacific Arctic Region
By Kathleen M. Stafford, Edward V. Farley, Megan Ferguson, Kathy J. Kuletz, and Robert Levine

Strategy for Protecting the Future Arctic Ocean
By Lawson W. Brigham and James T. Gamble

SIDEBAR • Research Networking Activities Support Sustained Coordinated Observations of Arctic Change
By Craig Chythlook, Margaret Rudolf, Maureen Biermann, Hajo Eicken, and Sandy Starkweather

SIDEBAR • Co-Production of Sea Ice Knowledge in Uummannaq Bay, Greenland
By Jonathan Ryan, Parnuna Egede Dahl, and Brigt Dale

Monitoring Alaskan Arctic Shelf Ecosystems Through Collaborative Observation Networks
By Seth L. Danielson, Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, Katrin Iken, Catherine Berchok, Lyle Britt, Kenneth H. Dunton, Lisa Eisner, Edward V. Farley, Amane Fujiwara, Donna D.W. Hauser, Motoyo Itoh, Takashi Kikuchi, Stan Kotwicki, Kathy J. Kuletz, Calvin W. Mordy, Shigeto Nishino, Cecilia Peralta-Ferriz, Robert S. Pickart, Phyllis S. Stabeno, Kathleen M. Stafford, Alex V. Whiting, and Rebecca Woodgate

Emerging Technologies and Approaches for In Situ, Autonomous Observing in the Arctic
By Craig M. Lee, Michael DeGrandpre, John Guthrie, Victoria Hill, Ron Kwok, James Morison, Christopher J. Cox, Hanumant Singh, Timothy P. Stanton, and Jeremy Wilkinson

SIDEBAR • A Year in the Changing Arctic Sea Ice
By Matthew D. Shupe and Markus Rex

SIDEBAR • Arctic Data Management and Sharing
By Peter L. Pulsifer and Craig M. Lee

SIDEBAR • Float Your Boat: Launching Students into the Arctic Ocean
By David Forcucci, Ignatius Rigor, Wendy Ermold, and Harry Stern

Special Issue Guest Editors

Tom Weingartner, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Carin Ashjian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Lawson Brigham, Wilson Center
Thomas Haine, The Johns Hopkins University
Liza Mack, Aleut International Association
Don Perovich, Dartmouth College
Benjamin Rabe, Alfred Wegener Institute