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2011 -
Chen, K., G. G. Gawarkiewicz, S. J. Lentz, and J. M. Bane, 2014
Diagnosing the warming of the Northeastern U.S. Coastal Ocean in 2012: A linkage between the atmospheric jet stream variability and ocean response. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 218227.

Shamberger, K., A. Cohen, Y. Golbuu, D. McCorkle, S. Lentz, and H. Barkley, 2014.
Diverse coral communities in naturally acidified waters of a Western Pacific Reef. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, doi:10.1002/2013GL058489.

Horwitz, R., and S. J. Lentz, 2014
Inner shelf response to cross-shelf wind stress: the importance of the cross-shelf density gradient in an idealized numerical model and field observations.  J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 86–103.

Churchill, J., S. Lentz, J. T. Farrar, and Y. Abualnaja, 2014
Properties of Red Sea coastal currents. Cont. Shelf Res., 78, 51–61.

Lentz, S., J. Churchill, C. Marquette, and J. Smith, 2013.
Evaluation and recommendations for improving the accuracy of an inexpensive water temperature logger. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 1576–1582.

Kirincich, Anthony R., Steven J. Lentz, J. Thomas Farrar, and Neil K. Ganju, 2013.
The Spatial Structure of Tidal and Mean Circulation over the Inner Shelf South of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1940–1958

Lentz, S. J., and M. R. Fewings, 2012
The wind-and wave-driven inner-shelf circulation. Annual Review of Marine Science, 4, 317-343, doi: 10.1146/annuvrev-marine-120709-142745.

Moffat, C., and S. J. Lentz, 2012.
On the response of a buoyant plume to downwelling-favorable wind stress.  J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42(7), 1083-1098, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-11-015.1.

Ganju, N. K., S. J. Lentz, A. R. Kirincich, and J. T. Farrar, 2011.
Complex mean circulation over the inner-shelf south of Martha's Vineyard revealed by observations and a high-resolution model.  J. Geophys. Res., 116, C10036, doi:10.1029/2011JC007035.

Fewings, M. R., and S. J. Lentz, 2011.
Summertime cooling of the shallow continental shelf.  J. Geophys. Res., 116, C07015, doi:10.1029/2010JC006744.

Sutherland, D. A., F. Straneo, S. J. Lentz, and P. Saint-Laurent, 2011.
Observation of fresh, anticyclonic eddies in the Hudson Strait outflow.  Journal of Marine Systems, 88, 375-384, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2010.12.004.

Davis et al, 2011.
Observations of the thermal environment on Red Sea platform reefs:  a heat budget analysis.  Coral Reefs, 30, 25-36, doi:10.1007/s00338-011-0740-8.

2000 - 2010
Fewings, M.R., and S.J. Lentz, 2010.
Momentum balances on the inner continental shelf at Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C12023, doi:10.1029/2009JC005578.

Lentz, S.J., R.K. Shearman, and A.J. Plueddemann, 2010.
Heat and salt balances over the New England continental shelf, August 1996 to June 1997.  Journal of Geophysical Resarch, 115, C07017, doi:10.1029/2009JC006073.

Shearman, R.K., and S.J. Lentz, 2010.
Long-term sea surface temperature variability along the U.S. east coast.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40(5), 1004-1017.

Brink, K.H., and S.J. Lentz, 2010.
Buoyancy arrest and bottom Ekman transport, Part I, Steady Flow.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40(4), 636-655.

Brink, K.H., and S.J. Lentz, 2010.
Buoyancy arrest and bottom Ekman transport:  Part II, Oscillating Flow.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40(4), 636-655.

Lentz, S.J., 2010.
The mean along-isobath heat and salt balances over the Middle Atlantic Bight continental shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40(5), 934-948.

Kirincich, A.R. , S.J. Lentz, and G.P. Gerbi, 2010.
Calculating Reynolds stresses from ADCP measurements in the presence of surface gravity waves using the cospectra fit method.  Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Technology, 27(5), 889-907.

Herbers, T.H.C., and S.J. Lentz, 2010.
Observing directional properties of ocean swell with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP).  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 27, 210-225.

Kirincich, A.R., S.J. Lentz, and J.A. Barth, 2009.
Wave-driven inner-shelf motions on the Oregon Coast.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39(11), 2942-2956.

Lentz, Steven J., 2008.
Observations and a model of the mean circulation over the Middle Atlantic Bight continental shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38, 1203-1221, DOI 10.1175/2007JPO3768.1.

Cowles, G.W., S.J. Lentz, C. Chen, Q. Xu, and R.C. Beardsley, 2008.
Comparison of observed and model-computed low frequency circulation and hydrography on the New England shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C09015, doi:10.1029/2007JC004394.

Lentz, S.J., M. Fewings, P. Howd, J. Fredericks, and K. Hathaway, 2008.
Observations and model of undertow over the inner continental shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38, 2341-2357.

Lentz, S.J., 2008.
Seasonal variations in the circulation over the Middle Atlantic Bight continental shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38(7), 1486-1500.

Fewings, M., S.J. Lentz, and J. Fredericks, 2008.
Observations of cross-shore flow driven by cross-shelf winds on the inner continental shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38(11), 2358-2378.

Sobarzo, M., R.K. Shearman, and S. Lentz, 2007.
Near-inertial motions over the continental shelf off Concepción, Central Chile.  Progress in Oceanography (Chile), 75, 348-362.

Lentz, S.J., and J. Largier, 2006.
The influence of wind forcing on the Chesapeake Bay buoyant coastal current.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 36(7), 1305-1316.

Chapman, D.C., and S.J. Lentz, 2005.
Acceleration of a stratified current over a sloping bottom, driven by an alongshelf pressure gradient.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 35, 1305-1317.

Lentz, S. J., and D. C. Chapman, 2004
The importance of nonlinear cross-shelf momentum flux during wind-driven coastal upwelling.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24, 2444-2457.

Lentz, S. J., 2004.
The response of buoyant coastal plumes to upwelling-favorable winds.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 34, 2458-2469.

Shearman, R. Kipp, and S. J. Lentz, 2004.
Observations of tidal variability on the New England shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, C06010, doi.10.1029/2003JC001972.

Shearman, R. K., and S. J. Lentz, 2003.
Dynamics of mean and subtidal flow on the New England shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C8), 3281, doi.10.1029/2002JC001417.

Beardsley, R.C., S.J. Lentz, R.A. Weller, R. Limeburner, J.D. Irish, and J.B. Edson, 2003.
Surface forcing on the southern flank of Georges Bank, February-August 1995.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C11), 8007, doi:10.1029/2002JC001359.

Werner, S.R., R. C. Beardsley, S. J. Lentz, D.L. Hebert, and N. S. Oakey, 2003.
Observations and modeling of the tidal bottom boundary layer on the southern flank of Georges Bank.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C11), 8005, doi:10.21029/2001JC001271.

Lentz, S., K. Shearman, S. Anderson, A. Plueddemann, and J. Edson, 2003.
Evolution of stratification over the New England shelf during the coastal mixing and optics study, August 1996-June 1997.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C1), 3008, doi.10.1029/2001JC001121.

Lentz, S.J., R.C. Beardsley, J.D. Irish, J. Manning, P.C. Smith, and R. A. Weller, 2003.
Temperature and salt balances on Georges Bank February-August 1995.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C11), 3008, doi:10.1029/2001JC001120.

Lentz, S.J., S. Elgar, and R. T. Guza, 2003.
Observations of the flow field near the nose of a buoyant coastal current.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 33, 933-943.

Lentz, S. J., 2003.
A climatology of salty instrusions over the continental shelf from Georges Bank to Cape Hatteras.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(C10), 3326, doi:10.1029/2003JC001859.

Pawlowicz, R., R. Beardsley, and S. Lentz, 2002.
Classical tidal harmonic analysis including error estimates in MATLAB using T_Tide.  Computers & Geosciences, 28, 929-937.

Lentz, S. J., and K. R. Helfrich, 2002.
Buoyant gravity currents along a sloping bottom in a rotating fluid.  J. Fluid Mech., 464, 251-278.

Garland, E.D., C. A. Zimmer, and S. J. Lentz, 2002.
Larval distributions in inner-shelf waters:  The roles of wind-driven cross-shelf currents and diel vertical migrations.  Limnology and Oceanography, 47(3), 803-817.

Austin, J., and S. Lentz, 2002.
The inner shelf response to wind-driven upwelling and downwelling.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 32, 2171-2193.

Lentz, S. J., 2001.
The influence of stratification on the wind-driven cross-shelf circulation over the North Carolina shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31(9), 2749-2760.

Lentz, S. J., and J. Trowbridge, 2001.
A dynamical description of fall and winter mean current profiles over the Northern California shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31, 914-931.

Lentz, S., M. Carr, and T.H.C. Herbers, 2001.
Barotropic tides on the North Carolina shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31(7), 1843-1859.

1990 - 1999
Lentz, Steve, and Britt Raubenheimer, 1999.
Field observations of wave setup.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(C11), 25,867-25,875.

Rennie, Sarah E., John L. Largier, and Steven J. Lentz, 1999.
Observations of a pulsed buoyancy current downstream of Chesapeake Bay.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(C8), 18,227-18,240.

Lentz, Steve, R. T. Guza, Steve Elgar, Falk Feddersen, and T. H. C. Herbers, 1999.
Momentum balances on the North Carolina inner shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(C8), 18,205-18,226.

Austin, J., and S. Lentz, 1999.
The relationship between synoptic weather systems and meteorological forcing on the North Carolina inner shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(C8), 18,159-18,185.

Beardsley, R. C., E. P. Dever, S. J. Lentz, and J. P. Dean, 1998.
Surface heat flux variability over the northern California shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 103(C10), 21,553-21,586.

Shay, Lynn K., Steven J. Lentz, Hans C. Graber, and Brian K. Haus, 1998.
Current structure variations detected by high-frequency radar and vector-measuring current meters.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 15(1), Part 2, 237-256.

Trowbridge, J. H., and S. J. Lentz, 1998.
Dynamics of the bottom boundary layer on the northern California shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 28(10), 2075-2093.

Chapman, D. C., and S. J. Lentz, 1997.
Adjustment of stratified flow over a sloping bottom.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 27(2), 340-356.

Geyer, W. R., R. C. Beardsley, S. J. Lentz, J. Candela, R. Limeburner, W. E. Johns, B. M. Castro, and I. D. Soares, 1996.
Physical oceanography of the Amazon shelf.  Continental Shelf Research, 16 (AMASSEDS Special Issue), 575-616.

Beardsley, R. C., J. Candela, R. Limeburner, W. R. Geyer, S. J. Lentz, B. M. Castro, D. Cacchione, and N. Cameiro, 1995.
The M2 tide on the Amazon shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(C2), 2283-2319.

Limeburner, Richard, Robert C. Beardsley, Ivan D. Soares, Steven J. Lentz, and Julio Candela, 1995.
Lagrangian flow observations of the Amazon river discharge into the North Atantic.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(C2), 2401-2415.

Lentz, S. J., B. Butman, and A. J. Williams, III, 1995.
Comparison of BASS and VACM current measurements during STRESS.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 12(6), 1328-1337.

Lentz, Steven J., and Richard Limeburner, 1995.
The Amazon river plume during AMASSEDS:  Spatial characteristics and salinity variability.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(C2) 2355-2375.

Lentz, S. J., 1995.
U. S. contributions to the physical oceanography of continental shelves in the early 1990's.  Reviews of Geophysics, Supplement 33(2), 1225-1236.

Lentz, Steven J., 1995.
Seasonal variations in the horizontal structure of the Amazon plume inferred from historical hydrographic data.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(C2), 2391-2400.

Lentz, Steven J., 1995.
Sensitivity of the inner-shelf circulation to the form of the eddy viscosity profile.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 25(1), 19-28.

Lentz, Steven J., 1995.
The Amazon river plume during AMASSEDS:  Subtidal current variability and the importance of wind forcing.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(C2), 2377-2390.

Samelson, R. M., and S. J. Lentz, 1994.
The horizontal momentum balance in the marine atmospheric boundary layer during Code-2. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 51(24), 3745-3757.

Lentz, Steven J., 1994.
Current dynamics over the northern California inner shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24(12), 2461-2478.

Dever, E. P., and S. J. Lentz, 1994.
Heat and salt balances over the northern California shelf in winter and spring.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 99(C8), 16,001-16,017.

Chapman, D. C., and S. J. Lentz, 1994.
Trapping of a coastal density front by the bottom boundary layer.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24(7), 1464-1479.

Lentz, S. J., 1993.
The accuracy of tide-gauge measurements at subtidal frequencies.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 10(2), 238-245.

Patch, S. K., E. P. Dever, R. C. Beardsley, and S. J. Lentz, 1992.
Response characteristics of the VACM compass and vane follower.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 9(4), 459-469.

Lentz, S. J., 1992.
The surface boundary layer in coastal upwelling regions.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 22(12), 1517-1539.

Trowbridge, J. H., and S. J. Lentz, 1991.
Asymmetric behavior of an oceanic boundary layer above a sloping bottom.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 21(8), 1171-1185.

Lentz, S. J., and J. H. Trowbridge, 1991.
The bottom boundary layer over the northern California shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 21(8), 1186-1201.

1986 - 1989
Huyer, A., P.M. Kosro, S.J. Lentz, and R.C. Beardsley, 1989.
Poleward flow in the California current system.  In:  poleward flows along Eastern ocean boundaries, S.J. Neshyba, Christopher N.K. Mooers, R.L. Smith, and R.T. Barber (editors).  Coastal and Estuarine Studies, 34, 142-159.

Lentz, S.J., and D.C. Chapman, 1989.
Seasonal differences in the current and temperature variability over the northern California shelf during the Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment (CODE).  Journal of Geophysical Research, 94(C9), 12,571-12,572.

Chapman, D. C., S. J. Lentz, and K. H. Brink, 1988.
A comparison of empirical and dynamical hindcasts of low-frequency, wind-driven motions over a continental shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 93(C10), 12-409-12,422.

Lentz, S. J., 1987.
A heat budget for the northern California shelf during CODE-2.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 92(C13), 14,491-14,509.

Lentz, S. J., 1987.
A description of the 1981 and 1982 spring transitions over the northern California shelf.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 92(C2), 1545-1568.

Beardsley, R. C., and S. J. Lentz, 1987.
The Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment (CODE) collection:  An Introduction.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 92(C2), 1455-1463.

Lentz, S. J., and C. D. Winant, 1986.
Subinertial currents on the southern California shelf.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 16, 1737-1750.


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