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  • Stevens, L., F. Straneo, S.B. Das, AJ Plueddemann, AL Kukulya, M. Morlinghem, 2015: Linking catchment-scale subglacial discharge to subsurface glacially modified waters near the front of a marine terminating outlet glacier using an autonomous underwater vehicle. The Cryosphere Discussion, submitted.
  • Jackson, R.H. and F. Straneo, 2015: Measuring meltwater in glacial fjords: heat, salt, and freshwater budgets for Sermilik Fjord, SE Greenland. Journal of Physical oceanography, submitted.
  • Beaird, N., F. Straneo and W. Jenkins, 2015: Noble gases trace Greenland's surface and submarine melt in the ocean. Geophys. Res. Letters, submitted.
  • Carmack, E. et al., 2015: Freshwater and its role in the Arctic Marine System: sources, disposition, storage, export and physical and biogeochemical consequences in the Arctic and global oceans. J. of Geophys. Res. Biogeosciences, submitted.

  • Wilson, N.J. and F. Straneo: Water exchange between the continetal shelf and the cavity of Nioghalvfjerdsbrae (79 North). Geophys. Res. Letters., doi: 10.1002/2015GL064944. [earlyonline release]
  • Oltmanns*, M., F. Straneo, H. Seo, and GWK Moore: The role of wave dynamics and small-scale topography for downslope wind events in SE Greenland. J. Atmos. Sci, 72, 2786-2805. [article]
  • Moore, GWK, F. Straneo and M. Oltmanns, Trend and Inter-Annual Variability in SE Greenland sea ice: Impacts on coastal Greenland climate variability. Geophys. Res. Letters, 41, 8619-8626. [article]
  • Rykova*, T., F. Straneo, and A. S. Bower: Seasonal and interannual variability of the West Greenland Current System in the Labrador Sea in 1993-2008. J. Geophys. Res, 120, 1318-1332. [article]

  • Straneo, F. and C. Cenedese, The Dynamics of Greenland’s glacial fjords and their role in climate, Ann. Rev. Mar. Sci, 7, 89-112. [article]

  • Andres, M., A. Silvano, F. Straneo, R. Watts, Icebergs and sea ice detected with inverted echo sounders. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 32, 1042-1057. [article]

  • Moore, GWK, F. Straneo and M. Oltmanns, Trend and Inter-Annual Variability in SE Greenland sea ice: Impacts on coastal Greenland climate variability. Geophys. Res. Letters, 41, 8619-8626. [article]

  • Harden, B.E., F. Straneo and D. Sutherland, Moored observations of synoptic and seasonal variability in the East Greenland Coastal Current, J. Geophys. Res. 119, 8838-8857.
  • Sutherland, D., F. Straneo, R. S. Pickart, Characteristics and dynamics of two major Greenland glacial fjords, , J. Geophys. Res. 119, 3767-3791.
  • Holte, J., F. Straneo, J.T. Farrar and R.A. Weller, 2014: Heat and salinity budgets at the Stratus mooring in the southeast Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 8162-8176.
  • Sciascia, R., C. Cenedese, D. Nicoli, P. Heimbach and F. Straneo, Impact of periodic intermediary flows on submarine melting of a Greenland glacier. J. Geophys. Res. 119, 7078-7098.
  • Oltmanns*, M., F. Straneo, G.W.K. Moore, S.H. Mernild: Strong downslope wind events in Ammassalik, SE Greenland. J. Climate, 27, 977-993.
  • Jackson*, R., F. Straneo, D. Sutherland: Externally forced fluctuations in ocean temperature at Greenland glaciers in non-summer months, Nature Geoscience, 7, 503-508.

  • Straneo, F. and P. Heimbach, 2013: North Atlantic warming and the retreat of Greenland’s outlet glaciers. Nature, 504, 36-43.

  • Andresen, C. S., M.A. Sicre, F. Straneo, D. A. Sutherland, T. Schmith, M. H. Ribergaard, A. Kuijpers, J.M. Lloyd, 2013: A 100-year long record of alkenone-derived SST changes by Southeast Greenland. Continental Shelf Res, 71, 45-51.

  • Sciascia, R., F. Straneo, C. Cenedese, P. Heimbach, 2013: Seasonal variability of submarine melt rate and circulation in an east Greenland Fjord. J. Geophys. Res Oceans, 118, 2492-2506.

  • Holte, J., F. Straneo, C. Moffat, R. Weller, J. T. Farrar, 2013: Structure, properties and heat content of eddies in the southeast Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Research, Oceans, 118, 2295-2309.
  • Sutherland, D., F. Straneo, G.B. Stenson, F. J.M. Davidson, M. O. Hammill, A. Rosing-Asvid, 2013: Atlantic water variability on the SE Greenland continental shelf and its relationship to SST, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118-1-9, doi:10.1029/2012JC008354. (article)
  • Straneo, F., P. Heimbach, O. Sergienko, G. Hamilton, G. Catania, S. Griffies, R. Hallberg, A. Jenkins, I. Joughin, R. Motyka, W. T. Pfeffer, S. F. Price, E. Rignot, T. Scambos, M. Truffer, A. Vieli, 2013: Challenges to Understand the Dynamic Response of Greenland's Marine Terminating Glaciers to Oceanic and Atmospheric Forcing. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 1131-1144, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00100. (article)

  • Davis, X.J., F. Straneo, Y.O. Kwon, K.A. Kelly. J. M. Toole, 2012: Evolution and Formation of North Atlantic Eighteen Degree Water in the Sargasso Sea from Moored Data, Deep Sea Research Part II, Topical Studies, 91, 11-24, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.024 (article)

  • Gelderloos, R., F. Straneo and C. Katsman, 2012: Mechanisms behind the temporary shutdown of deep convection in the Labrador Sea: Lessons from the Great Salinity Anomaly years 1968-1971. J. Clim., 25, 6745-6755.
  • Estrada, R., M. Harvey, M. Gosselin, M. Starr, P. S. Galbraith, F. Straneo, 2012: Late-summer zooplankton community structure, abundance, and distribution in the Hudson Bay System (Canada) and their relationships with environmental conditions, 2003-2006. Prog. Ocean., 101, 121-145.
  • Schjoth, F., Andresen C.S., Straneo, F., Murray, T., Scharrer, K. & Korablev, A., 2012: Campaign to map the bathymetry of a major Greenland fjord, EOS Transcations, American Geophysical Union (Brief Report), 93 (14), p. 1.
  • Straneo, F., D. A. Sutherland, D. Holland, C. Gladish, G. Hamilton, H. Johnson, E. Rignot, Y. Xu, M. Koppes, 2012: Characteristics of ocean waters reaching Greenland’s glaciers. Annals of Glaciology, 53(60), 202-210.
  • Sutherland, D. A. and F. Straneo, 2012:Estimating ocean heat transport and submarine melt rate in Sermilik Fjord, Greenland, using lowered ADCP velocity profiles. Annals of Glaciology, 53(60), 50-58.
  • St-Laurent, P., F. Straneo, D. Barber, 2012: A conceptual model of an Arctic sea. J. Geophys. Res., 117, C06010, doi:10.1029/2011JC007652.

  • Andresen, C.S., F. Straneo, M.H. Ribergaard, A. A. Bjork, T.J. Andersen, A. Kujipers, N. Norgaard-Pedersen, K.H. Kjaer, K. Weckstrom and A. Alhstrom, 2011: Enhanced calving of Helheim Glacier over the last century forced by the ocean and atmosphere. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1349. (Article and Supplementary Material)

  • Straneo, F., R. Curry, D.A. Sutherland, G. Hamilton, C. Cenedese, K. Väge, L.A. Stearns, 2011: Impact of fjord dynamics and subglacial discharge on the circulation near Helheim Glacier in Greenland. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1109. (Article and Supplementary Material)

  • Déry, S. J., T. J. Mlynowski, M. A. Hernández-Henríquez, and F. Straneo, 2011: Variability in trends and streamflow input to Hudson Bay, J. Mar. Sys, 88, 341-351. (Article)

  • St-Laurent, P., F. Straneo, J.-F. Dumais, D.G. Barber, 2011: What is the fate of the river waters of Hudson Bay? J. Mar. Sys., 88, 352-361. (Article)

  • Sutherland, D. A., F. Straneo, S. Lentz, P. St-Laurent, 2011: Observations of fresh, anticyclonic eddies in the Hudson Strait outflow, J. Mar. Sys., 88, 375-384. (Article)

  • Wood, R. et al. : The VAMOS Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study Regional Experiment (VOCALS-REx): goals, platforms, and field operations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 627-654, doi:10.5194/acp-11-627-2011, 2011. (Article)

2009 - 2010
  • Straneo, F., G. Hamilton, D. A. Sutherland, L. A. Stearns, F. Davidson, M. O. Hammill, G. B. Stenson., A. Rosing-Asvid, 2010: Rapid circulation of warm subtropical waters in a major glacial fjord off East Greenland. Nature Geoscience, 10.1038/NGEO764, 3, 182 – 186. (Article and Supplementary Material)

  • The Climode Group, 2009: The CLIMODE FIELD CAMPAIGN: Observing the cycle of convection and restratification over the Gulf Stream. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. DOI:10.1175/2009BAMS2706.1. (Article)

  • Rykova,T.,F. Straneo, J. Lilly, I. Yashayaev, 2009:  Irminger Current Anticyclones in the Labrador Sea observed in the hydrographic record, 1990-2004 J. Mar. Res., 67, 361-384. (Article)

  • Deshayes, J., F. Straneo, M. Spall, 2009: Mechanisms of variability in a convective basin. J. Mar. Res., 67, 273-303. (Article)

2005 - 2006
  • Straneo, F., 2006: On the connection between dense water formation, overturning, and poleward heat transport in a convective basin.  J. Phys. Ocean. 36(9), 1822-1840. (Article)

  • Straneo, F., 2006: Heat and Freshwater Transport through the Central Labrador Sea. J. Phys. Ocean., 36(4), 606-628. (Article)

  • Eldevik, T., F. Straneo, A. Sando and T. Furevik, 2005: Ventilation and Spreading of Greenland Sea Water. The Nordic Seas: An integrated perspective. Geophysical Monograph Series, 158, 89-104. American Geophysical Union.  Drange, Dokken, Furevik, Gerdes and Berger., Eds. (Chapter)

1999 - 2003
  • Straneo, F., R. S. Pickart and K. Lavender, 2003: Spreading of Labrador Sea Water: An Advective-Diffusive Modeling Study Based on Lagrangian Observations,   Deep Sea Res.  I,  50, 701-719. (Article)

  • Pickart, R. S., F. Straneo, K. Moore, 2003: Is Labrador Sea Water formed in the Irminger Basin?    Deep Sea Res. I,  50, 23-52. (Article)

  • Straneo, F., M. Kawase and R. S. Pickart, 2002: The Effects of Wind on Convection in Strongly and Weakly Baroclinic Flows with an application to the Labrador Sea.  J. Phys. Ocean., 32(9), 2603-2615. (Article)

  • Straneo, F., M. Kawase, and S. C. Riser, 2002:  Idealized Models of Slantwise Convection in a Barocliinic Flow. J. Phys. Ocean., 32(2),  558-572. (Article)

  • Straneo, F. and M. Kawase, 1999:  Comparisons of Localized Convection due to a Localized Forcing and to Preconditioning. J. Phys. Ocean., 29,  55-68. (Article)

2007 - 2008
  • Iovino D.,F. Straneo, M. Spall, 2008: On the effect of a sill on dense water formation in a marginal sea.  Journal of Marine Research, 66, 325–345. (Article)

  • Straneo, Fiammetta and F. Saucier, 2008:  The outflow from Hudson Strait and its contribution to the Labrador Current. Deep Sea Res. I, 55, 926-946. (Article)

  • Straneo, Fiammetta and F. Saucier, 2008: The Arctic-Sub Arctic Exchange through Hudson Strait. Arctic-Subarctic Ocean Fluxes: Defining the role of the Northern Seas in Climate: Eds. R. Dickson, J. Meincke, P. Rhines, Springer_Verlag, NY, pp740. (Chapter)

  • White et al., 2007:     The arctic freshwater system: Changes and impacts. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi:10.1029/2006JG000353. (Article)

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