Recent Publications (Refereed)

Roemmich, D., J. Gilson, R. Davis, P. Sutton, S. Wijffels, and S. Riser (2007) Decadal spinup of the S. Pacific subtropical gyre. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 37, 162-173. pdf

Johnson, K., J. Needoba, S. Riser, and W. Showers (2007) Chemical sensor networks for the aquatic environment. Chemical Reviews, 107, 623-640. pdf

Riser, S., and K. Johnson (2008) Net production of oxygen in the subtropical ocean. Nature, 451, 323-325. pdf

Riser, S., L. Ren, and A. Wong (2008) Salinity in Argo: a modern view of a changing ocean. Oceanography, 21, 56-67. pdf

Riser, S., J. Nystuen, and A. Rogers (2008) Monsoon effects in the Bay of Bengal inferred from profiling float-based measurements of wind speed and rainfall. Limnology and Oceanography, 53, 2080-2093. pdf

Boss, E., D. Swift, L. Taylor, P. Brickley, R. Zaneveld, S. Riser, and M.J. Perry (2008) Robotic in-situ and satellite-based observations of pigment and particle distributions in the western North Atlantic. Limnology and Oceanography, 53, 2112-2122. pdf

Martz, T., K. Johnson, and S. Riser (2008) Ocean metabolism observed with oxygen sensors on profiling floats in the Pacific. Limnology and Oceanography, 53, 2094-2111. pdf

Ren, L. and S. Riser (2009) Seasonal salt budget in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 114, C12004, doi:10.1029/2009JC005307. pdf

Roemmich, D., G. Johnson, S. Riser, R. Davis, J. Gilson, W.B. Owens, and S. Garzoli (2009) The Argo program: observing the global ocean with profiling floats. Oceanography, 22, 34-43. pdf

Roemmich, D., S. Riser, et al. (2009) Argo: The challenge of continuing 10 years of progress. Oceanography, 22, 46-55. pdf

Johnson, K., S. Riser et al. (2009) Observing biogeochemical cycles at global scales with profiling floats and gliders. Oceanography, 22, 216-225. pdf

Ren, L. and S. Riser (2010) Observations of decadal-scale salinity changes in the thermocline of the North Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II, 57, 1161-1170. pdf

Ohshima, K., T. Nakanowatari, S. Riser, and M. Wakatsuchi (2010) Seasonal variation in the in- and outflow of the Okhotsk Sea with the North Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II, 57, 1247-1256. pdf

Johnson, K., S. Riser, and D. Karl (2010) Nitrate supply from deep to near-surface waters of the North Pacific subtropical gyre. Nature, 465, 1062-1065. doi:10.1038/nature09170. pdf

Wong, A. and S. Riser (2011) Profiling float observations of the upper ocean under sea ice off the Wilkes Land coast of Antarctica. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 1102-1115. doi:10.1175/2011JPO4516.1. pdf

Wu, L., Z. Jing, S. Riser, and M. Visbeck (2011) Seasonal and spatial variations of Southern Ocean diapycnal mixing from Argo profiling floats. Nature Geoscience, 4, 363-366. doi:10.1038/NGE01156. pdf

Ravichandran, M., M. Girishkumar, and S. Riser (2012) Observed variability in chlorophyll-a using profiling floats in the southwestern Arabian Sea. Deep-Sea Research 1, 65, 15-25. pdf

Johnson, K., L. Colleti, C. Sakamoto, H. Jannasch, D. Swift, and S. Riser (2013) Long-term nitrate measurements in the ocean using the in situ ultraviolet spectrophotometer: sensor integration into the APEX profiling float. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30, 1854-1866. pdf

Takeshita, Y., T. Martz, K. Johnson, J. Plant, D. Gilbert, S. Riser, C. Neill, and B. Tillbrook (2013) A climatology-based quality control procedure for profiling float-based oxygen data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(10), 5640-5650. pdf

Wong, A. and S. Riser (2013) Modified shelf water on the continental slope north of Mac Robertson Land, East Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 6186-6190. pdf

Gray, A., and S. Riser (2014) A global analysis of Sverdrup Balance using absolute geostrophic velocities from Argo. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 1213-1229. pdf

Ohshima, K., T. Nakanowatari, S. Riser, Y. Volkov, and M. Wakatsuchi (2014) Freshening and dense shelf water reduction in the Okhotsk Sea linked with sea ice decline. Progress in Oceanography, 126, 71-79. pdf

Hennon, T., S. Riser, and M. Alford (2014) Observations of internal gravity waves from Argo floats. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 2370-2386. pdf

Drucker, R. and S. Riser (2014) Validation of Aquarius sea surface salinity with Argo: analysis of error due to depth of measurement and vertical salinity stratification. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 119, 4626-4637. pdf

Anderson, J. and S. Riser (2014) Near-surface variability of temperature and salinity in the tropical and subtropical ocean: observations from profiling floats. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC010112. pdf

Gray, A. and S. Riser (2015) A method for multiscale optimal analysis with application to Argo data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 120, 4340-4356. pdf

Riser, S., J. Anderson, A. Shcherbina, and E. D'Asaro (2015) Variability in near-surface salinity from hours to decades in the eastern North Atlantic: the SPURS region. Oceanography, 28(1), 66-77. pdf

Riser, S. et al. (28 co-authors) (2016) Fifteen years of ocean observations with the global Argo array. Nature Climate Change, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2872, 145l-153 (published online January 27, 2016). pdf

Williams, N., L. Juranek, K. Johnson, R. Feeley, S. Riser, L. Talley, J. Sarmiento, and R. Wanninkhof (2016) Empirical algorithms to estimate water column pH in the Southern Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 43,3415-3422. pdf

Hennon, T., S. Riser, and S. Mecking (2016) Profiling float-based observations of net respiration beneath the mixed layer. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, 920-932, doi:10.1002/2016GB005380. pdf

Wilson, E. and S. Riser (2016) An assessment of the seasonal salinity budget for the upper Bay of Bengal. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46,1361-1376. pdf

Bushinsky, S., S. Emerson, S. Riser, and D. Swift (2016) Accurate oxygen measurements on modified Argo floats using in situ air calibrations. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 14, 451-506. pdf

Williams, N., L. Juranek, R. Feely, K. Johnson, J. Sarmiento, L. Talley, A. Dickson, A. Gray, R. Wanninkhof, J. Russell, S. Riser, and Y. Takeshita (2017) Calculating surface ocean pCO2 from biogeochemical Argo floats equipped with pH: an uncertainty analysis. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31, 591-604. pdf

Johnson, K., J. Plant, L. Coletti, H Jannasch, C. Sakamoto, S. Riser, D. Swift, N. Williams, E. Boss, N. Haentjens, L. Talley, and J. Sarmiento (2017) Biogeochemical sensor performance in the SOCCOM profiling float array. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122, 6416-6436. pdf

Jayne, S., D. Roemmich, N, Zilberman, S. Riser, K. Johnson, G. Johnson, and S. Piotrowicz (2017) The Argo program: present and future. Oceanography, 30, 18-28. pdf

Centurioni, L., S. Riser, et al. (2017) Northern Arabian Sea Circulation-autonomous research (NASCar): a research initiative based on autonomous sensors. Oceanography, 30, 74-87. pdf

Lindstrom, E., S. Riser, et al. (2017) Autonomous multi-platform observations during the Salinity Processes in the Upper ocean Regional Study (SPURS). Oceanography, 30, 38-48. pdf

Russell, J., I. Kamenkovich, C. Bitz, R. Ferrari, S. Gille, P. Goodman, R. Hallberg, K. Johnson, I. Marinov, M. Mazloff, S.Riser, J. Sarmiento, K. Speer, L. Talley, and R. Wanninkhof (2018) Metrics for the evaluation of the Southern Ocean in coupled climate and earth system models. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 123, doi 10.1002/2017JC013461. pdf

Articles from the Popular Press

"New Eyes on the Oceans", by Jennifer Ackerman. National Geographic, October, 2000. pdf [warning: big!]

"Robotic Buoys Are Taking the Ocean's Pulse", by Sandi Doughton. Seattle Times (page 1), April 2, 2008. pdf

"New Simulations Question the Gulf Stream's Role in Tempering Europe's Winters", by S. Riser and M.S. Lozier. Scientific American, February 2013. [Note: this is the online version; a similar version published in Scientific American Magazine was titled "Rethinking the Gulf Stream"]