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The OS section welcomes members whose primary interests are marine related. We organize ourselves into four broad categories, biological oceanography, marine chemistry, marine geology and geophysics and physical oceanography. Read more.

News and announcements

  • Section Newsletters

    Posted 04/18/17

    Read the OS Section President’s newsletters April 2017 January 2017 September 2016 January 2016 April […]

  • Fall Meeting

    Posted 01/03/17

    Fall Meeting 2017 in New Orleans 11-15 December. Session proposal deadline, 19-April. Abstract submission deadline […]

  • Ocean Sciences Meeting

    Posted 12/23/15

    Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. 21-26 Feb 2016, New Orleans – is finished. Make plans for […]

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Latest JGR-Oceans pubs

- Y. Nakayama, D. Menemenlis, M. Schodlok, E. Rignot

Recent studies suggest that the thickness of Winter Water (WW), that is, water with potential temperature below ∼-1 [...]

- M. S. Alberty, J. Sprintall, J. MacKinnon, A. Ganachaud, S. Cravatte, G. Eldin, C. Germineaud, A. Melet

The Solomon Sea is a marginal sea in the southwest Pacific that connects subtropical and equatorial circulation, co [...]

- Christophe Herbaut, Marie-Noëlle Houssais, Sally Close, Anne-Cécile Blaizot

The co-variability of the Atlantic Water (AW) branches in the Nordic Seas is investigated over the period 1979-2012 [...]