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  • Pillar, H. R., H. L. Johnson, D. P. Marshall, P. Heimbach, and S. Takao, Impacts of Atmospheric Reanalysis Uncertainty on AMOC Estimates at 25oN. J. Climate, submitted. 
  • Doddridge, E., and D. P. Marshall, 2018: Implications of eddy cancellation on nutrient distribution within subtropical gyres. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, revised. 
  • Mak, J., J. R. Maddison, D. P. Marshall and D. R. Munday, 2018: Implementation of a geometrically and energetically constrained mesoscale eddy parameterization in an ocean circulation model. J. Phys.. Oceanogr., revised, arxiv


  • Ferreira, D., P. Cessi, H. Coxhall, A. de Boer, H. A. Dijkstra, S. S. Drijfhout, T. Eldevik, N. Harnik., F. McManus, D. P. Marshall, J. Nilsson, F. Roquet, T. Schneider, and R. C. Wills, 2018: Atlantic-Pacific asymmetry in deep water formation. Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., in press, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-082517-010045


  • Ferrari, R., L.-P. Nadeau, D. P. Marshall, L .C. Allison, and H. L. Johnson, 2017: A model of the ocean overturning circulation with two closed basins and a reentrant channel. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 2887-2906, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0223.1.
  • Brannigan, L., D. P. Marshall, A. Naveira Garabato, A. J. G. Nurser, and J. Kaiser, 2017: Submesoscale instabilities in mesoscale eddies. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 3061-3085, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0178.1.
  • MacGilchrist, G., D. P. Marshall, H. L. Johnson, C. Lique, and M. Thomas, 2017: Characterising the chaotic nature of ocean ventilation. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans,   doi:10.1002/2017JC012875.
  • Marshall, D. P., and H. L. Johnson, 2017: Relative strength of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Tellus A, 69, 1338884,  doi:10.1080/16000870.2017.1338884.
  • David, T. W., D. P. Marshall and L. Zanna, 2017: The statistical nature of turbulent barotropic ocean jets. Ocean Modell., 113, 34-49, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.03.008.
  • Mak, J., D. P. Marshall, J. R. Maddison, S. D. Bachman, 2017: Emergent eddy saturation from an energy constrained eddy parameterisation. Ocean Modell., 112, 125-138, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.02.007.
  • Marshall, D. P., D. R. Munday, L. Novak, and M. H. P. Ambaum, 2017: Eddy saturation and frictional control of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 286-292, doi:10.1002/2016GL071702.
  • Bachman, S. D., D. P. Marshall, J. R. Maddison and J. Mak, 2017: Evaluation of a scalar eddy transport coefficient based on geometric constraints. Ocean Modell., 109, 44–54, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.12.004.
  • Lozier, M. S., S. Bacon, A. S. Bower, S. A. Cunningham, M. F. de Jong; L. de Steur, B. deYoung, J. Fischer; S. F. Gary, B. J. W. Greenan, P. Heimbach, N. P. Holliday, L. Houpert, M. E. Inall, W. E. Johns, H. L. Johnson, J. Karstensen, F. Li, X. Lin; N. Mackay, D. P. Marshall, H. Mercier, P. G. Myers, R. S. Pickart, H. R. Pillar, F. Straneo, V. Thierry, R. A. Weller, R. G. Williams, C. Wilson, J. Yang, J. Zhao, and J. D. Zika, 2017: Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program: a new international ocean observing system. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0057.1.
  • Lauderdale, J. M., D. R. Munday, D. P. Marshall, and R. G. Williams, 2017: The impact of Southern Ocean residual upwelling on atmospheric CO2. Climate Dynam., 48, 1611-1631, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3163-y.


  • Mak, J., J. R. Maddison, and D. P. Marshall, 2016: A new gauge-invariant method for diagnosing eddy diffusivities. Ocean Modell.,  104, 252-268, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.06.006.
  • Doddridge, E. W., D. P. Marshall, and A. McC. Hogg, 2016: Eddy cancellation of the Ekman cell in subtropical gyres. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46, 2995-3010, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0097.1.
  • Marshall, D. P., 2016: A theoretical model of long Rossby waves in the Southern Ocean and their interaction with bottom topography. Fluids, 1, 17, doi:10.3390/fluids1020017.
  • Klocker, A., D. P. Marshall, S. R. Keating, and P. L. Read, 2016: A regime diagram for ocean geostrophic turbulence. Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 69, 2411-2417, doi:10.1002/qj.2833.
  • Tamarin, T., J. R. Maddison, J. R., H. Eyal, and D. P. Marshall, 2016: A geometric interpretation of eddy Reynolds stresses in barotropic ocean jets. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,  46, 2285-2307, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0139.1.
  • Pillar, H. R., P. Heimbach, H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2016: Dynamical attribution of recent variability in Atlantic overturning. J. Climate, 29, 3339-3352, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0727.1.
  • Buckingham, C., A. Naveira Garabato, A. F. Thompson, L. Brannigan, A. Lazar, D. P. Marshall, A. J. G. Nurser, G. Damerell, K. J. Heywood, and S. E. Belcher, 2016: Seasonality of submesoscale flows in the ocean surface boundary layer. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2118–2126, doi:10.1002/2016GL068009.
  • Marshall, D. P., D. R., Munday, L. C. Allison, R. J. Hay, and H. L. Johnson, 2016: Gill’s model of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, revisited: The role of latitudinal variations in wind stress. Ocean Modell., 97, 37-51, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.11.010.


  • Maddison, J. R., D. P. Marshall, and J. Shipton, 2015: On the dynamical influence of eddy potential vorticity fluxes. Ocean Modell., 92, 169-182, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.06.003.
  • Brannigan, L., D. P. Marshall, A. Naveira Garabato, and A. J. G. Nurser, 2015: The seasonal cycle of submesoscale flows. Ocean Modell., 92, 69-84, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.05.002.
  • Munday, D. R., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2015: The role of ocean gateways in the dynamics and sensitivity to wind stress of the early Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Paleoceanography, 30, 284–302, doi:10.1002/2014PA002675.
  • Howard, E., A. McC. Hogg, S. Waterman, and D. P. Marshall, 2015: The injection of zonal momentum by buoyancy forcing in a Southern Ocean model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 259-271, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0098.1.


  • Marshall, D. P., and L. Zanna, 2014: A conceptual model of ocean heat uptake under climate change. J. Climate, 27, 8444-8465, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00344.1.
  • Carton, J., S. A. Cunningham, E. E. Frajka-Williams, Y.-O. Kwon, D. P. Marshall, R. Msadek, 2014: The Atlantic overturning circulation: more evidence of variability and links to climate. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 95, ES163–ES166, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00234.1.
  • Munday, D. R., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2014: Impacts and effects of mesoscale eddies on ocean carbon storage and atmospheric pCO2. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 28, 877-896, doi:10.1002/2014GB004836.
  • Zhai., X., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2014: A simple model of the response of the Atlantic to the North Atlantic Oscillation. J. Climate., 27, 4052-4069, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00330.1.
  • Klocker, A., and D. P. Marshall, 2014: Advection of eddies by depth-mean flow. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 3517–3521, doi:10.1002/2014GL060001.


  • Marshall, D. P., and H. L. Johnson, 2013: Propagation of meridional circulation anomalies along western and eastern boundaries. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 2699-2717, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-0134.1.
  • Drijfhout, S. S., D. P. Marshall, and H. Dijkstra, 2013: Conceptual models of the wind-driven and thermohaline circulation. Ocean Circulation and Climate, A 21st Century Perspective, International Geophysics, 103, Academic Press, Elsevier, 257-282, doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-391851-2.00011-8.
  • Marshall, D. P., B. Vogel, and X. Zhai., 2013: Rossby rip currents. Geophys. Res. Lett.., 40, 4333-4337, doi:10.1002/grl.50842.
  • Maddison, J., and D. P. Marshall, 2013: The Eliassen-Palm flux tensor. J. Fluid Mech., 729, 69-102, doi:10.1017/jfm.2013.259.
  • Munday, D. R., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2013: Eddy saturation of equilibrated circumpolar currents. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 507-532, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-095.1.
  • Zhai., X., and D. P. Marshall, 2013: Vertical eddy energy fluxes in the North Atlantic subtropical and subpolar gyres. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 95-103, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-021.1.


  • Zhai., X., H. L. Johnson, D. P. Marshall, and C. Wunsch, 2012: On the wind power input to the ocean general circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 1357-1365, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-09.1.
  • Marshall, D. P., J. R. Maddison and P. S. Berloff, 2012: A framework for parameterizing eddy potential vorticity fluxes. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 539-557, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-11-048.1.


  • Marshall, D. P., 2011: Rossby wormholes. J. Mar. Res., 69, 309-330, doi:10.1357/002224011798765213.
  • Allison, L. C., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2011: Spin-up and adjustment of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and global pycnocline. J. Mar. Res., 69, 167-189, doi:10.1357/002224011798765330.
  • Meredith, M., P., P. L. Woodworth, T. K. Chereskin, D. P. Marshall, L. C. Allison, G. R. Bigg, K. Donahue, K. J. Heywood, C. W. Hughes, A. Hibbert, A. McC. Hogg, H. L. Johnson, L. Jullion, B. A. King, H. Leach, Y.-D. Lenn, M. A. Morales Maqueda, D. R. Munday, A. C. Naveira Garabato, C. Provost, J.-B. Sallée, and J. Sprintall, 2011: Sustained monitoring of the Southern Ocean at Drake Passage: past achievements and future priorities. Rev. Geophys., 49, RG4005, doi:10.1029/2010RG000348, doi:10.1029/2010RG000348.
  • Zhai., X., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2011: A model of heat content and sea level change in the Atlantic in response to thermohaline forcing. J. Climate, 24, 5619-5632, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-10-05007.1.
  • Maddison, J. R., D. P. Marshall, C. C. Pain, and M. D. Piggott, 2011: Accurate representation of geostrophic and hydrostatic balance in unstructured mesh finite element ocean modelling. Ocean Modell., 39, 248-261, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.04.009.
  • Marshall, D. P., and H. R. Pillar, 2011: Momentum balance of the wind-driven and meridional overturning circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 960-978, doi:10.1175/2011JPO4528.1.
  • Munday, D. R., L. C. Allison, H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2011: Remote forcing of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current by diapycnal mixing. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L08609, doi: 10.1029/2011GL046849.


  • Zhai, X., H. L. Johnson, and D. P. Marshall, 2010: Significant sink of ocean-eddy energy near western boundaries. Nature Geosci., 3, 608-612, doi:10.1038/ngeo943.
  • Munday, D. R., D. P. Marshall, and M. D. Piggott, 2010: Idealised flow past an island in a dynamically-adaptive finite element model. Ocean Dynam., 60, 835-850, doi:10.1007/s10236-010-0291-5.
  • Allison, L. C., H. L. Johnson, D. P. Marshall, and D. R. Munday, 2010: Where do winds drive the Antarctic Circumpolar Current? Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L12605, doi:10.1029/2010GL043355.
  • Czeschel, L., D. P. Marshall, and H. L. Johnson, 2010: Oscillatory sensitivity of Atlantic overturning to high-latitude forcing. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L10601, doi:10.1029/2010GL043177.
  • Marshall, D. P., and A. J. Adcroft, 2010: Parameterization of ocean eddies: potential vorticity mixing, energetics and Arnold’s stability condition. Ocean Modell., 32, 188-204, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2010.02.001.


  • Kanzow, T., H. L. Johnson, D. P. Marshall, S.A. Cunningham, J. J.-M. Hirschi, A. Mujahid, H. L. Bryden, W. E. Johns, 2009: Basin-wide integrated volume transports in an eddy-filled ocean. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 3091-3110, doi:10.1175/2009JPO4185.1.
  • Goes, M., D. P. Marshall, and I. Wainer, 2009: Eddy formation and its importance relative to abrupt changes in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 3021-3031, doi:10.1175/2009JPO4004.1.
  • Chassignet, E. P., and D. P. Marshall, 2008: Gulf Stream separation in numerical ocean models. In Eddy Resolving Ocean Modeling, M. Hecht and H. Hasumi, Eds., Geophys. Monograph Series, 177, 39-62, doi:10.1029/177GM05.
  • Piggott, M. D., C. C. Pain, G. J. Gorman, D. P. Marshall, and P. D. Killworth, 2008: Unstructured adaptive meshes for ocean modeling. In Eddy Resolving Ocean Modeling, M. Hecht and H. Hasumi, Eds., Geophys. Monograph Series, 177, 383-408, doi:10.1029/177GM22.
  • Marshall, D. P., and A. Naveira Garabato, 2008: A conjecture on the role of bottom-enhanced diapycnal mixing in the parameterization of baroclinic instability. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38, 1607-1613, doi:10.1175/2007JPO3619.1.
  • Johnson, H. L., D. P. Marshall, and D. A. J. Sproson, 2007: Reconciling theories of a mechanically-driven overturning circulation with thermohaline forcing and multiple equilibria. Clim. Dynam., 29, 821-836, doi:10.1007/s00382-007-0262-9.
  • Polton, J. A., and D. P. Marshall, 2007: Overturning cells in the Southern Ocean and subtropical gyres. Ocean Sci., 3, 17-30, doi:10.5194/os-3-17-2007.
  • Hurrell, J. W., M. Visbeck, A. Busalacchi, R. A. Clarke, T. L. Delworth, R. R. Dickson, W. E. Johns, K. P. Koltermann, Y. Kushmir, D. P. Marshall, C. Mauritzen, M. S. McCartney, A. Piola, C. Reason, G. Reverdin, F. Schott, R. Sutton, I. Wainer, and D. Wright, 2006: Atlantic Climate Variability and Predictability: A CLIVAR perspective. J. Climate, 19, 5100-5121, doi:10.1175/JCLI3902.1.
  • Power, P. W., C. C. Pain, M. D. Piggott, G. C. Gorman, F. Fang, D. P. Marshall, A. J. H. Goddard and I. M. Navon, 2006: Adjoint or goal-based error norms for adaptive-mesh ocean modeling. Ocean Modell., 15, 3-38, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2006.05.001.
  • Munday, D. R., and D. P. Marshall, 2005: Separation of western boundary currents from a cape. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 1726-1743, doi:10.1175/JPO2783.1.
  • Ambaam, M. H. P., and D. P. Marshall, 2005: The effects of stratification on flow separation. J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 2632-2639, doi:10.1175/JAS3485.1.
  • Pain, C. C., M. D. Piggott, A. J. H. Goddard, F. Fang, G. J. Gorman, D. P. Marshall, M. D. Eaton, P. W. Power, and C. R. E. de Oliveira, 2005: Three-dimensional unstructured mesh ocean modelling. Ocean Modell., 10, 5-33, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2004.07.005.


  • van Haren, H., L. St Laurent, and D. P. Marshall, 2004: Small and mesoscale processes and their impact on the large scale: an introduction. Deep-Sea Res. II, 51, 2883-2887, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2004.09.010.
  • Johnson, H. L., and D. P. Marshall, 2004: Global teleconnections of meridional overturning circulation anomalies. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 24, 1702-1722, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2004)0342.0.CO;2.
  • Polton, J. A., and D. P. Marshall, 2003: Understanding the structure of the subtropical thermocline. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 33, 1240-1249, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2003)0332.0.CO;2.
  • Johnson, H. L., and D. P. Marshall, 2002: Localization of abrupt change in the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation. Geophys. Res. Let., 29, 1083, 10.1029/2001GL014140.
  • Johnson, H. L., and D. P. Marshall, 2002: A theory for the surface Atlantic response to thermohaline variability. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 32, 1121-1132, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2002)0322.0.CO;2.
  • Tansley, C. E., and D. P. Marshall, 2001: Flow past a cylinder on a β-plane, with application to Gulf Stream separation and the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 31, 3274-3283, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2001)0312.0.CO;2.
  • Tansley, C. E., and D. P. Marshall, 2001: On the dynamics of wind-driven circumpolar currents. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 31, 3258-3273, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2001)0312.0.CO;2.
  • Marshall, D. P., and C. E. Tansley, 2001: An implicit formula for boundary current separation. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,31, 1633-1638, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2001)0312.0.CO;2.
  • Marshall, D. P., and J. C. Stephens, 2001: On the insensitivity of the wind-driven circulation to bottom topography. J. Mar. Res., 59, 1-27, doi:10.1357/002224001321237344.
  • Roberts, M. J., and D. P. Marshall, 2000: On the validity of down-gradient eddy closures in ocean models. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 28613-28628, doi:10.1029/1999JC000041.
  • Adcock, S. T., and D. P. Marshall, 2000: Interactions between geostrophic eddies and the mean circulation over large-scale bottom topography. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,30, 3223-3238, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2000)0302.0.CO;2.
  • Marshall, D. P., 2000: Vertical fluxes of potential vorticity and the structure of the thermocline. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30, 3102-3112, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2000)0302.0.CO;2.
  • Tansley, C. E., and D. P. Marshall, 2000: On the influence of bottom topography and the Deep Western Boundary Current on Gulf Stream separation. J. Mar. Res., 58, 297-325, doi:10.1357/002224000321511179.
  • Stephens, J. C., and D. P. Marshall, 2000: Dynamical pathways of Antarctic Bottom Water in the Atlantic, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30, 622-640, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2000)0302.0.CO;2.


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