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Journal articles

Skliris N; Marsh R; Mecking JV; Zika JD, 2020, 'Changing water cycle and freshwater transports in the Atlantic Ocean in observations and CMIP5 models', Climate Dynamics, vol. 54, pp. 4971 - 4989, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05261-y

Zika JD; Sallee JB; Meijers AJS; Naveira-Garabato AC; Watson AJ; Messias MJ; King BA, 2020, 'Tracking the spread of a passive tracer through Southern Ocean water masses', Ocean Science, vol. 16, pp. 323 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-16-323-2020

Mackay N; Wilson C; Holliday NP; Zika JD, 2020, 'The observation-based application of a regional thermohaline inverse method to diagnose the formation and transformation of water masses north of the osnap array from 2013 to 2015', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 50, pp. 1533 - 1555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-19-0188.1

Holmes RM; Zika JD; Ferrari R; Thompson AF; Newsom ER; England MH, 2019, 'Atlantic Ocean Heat Transport Enabled by Indo-Pacific Heat Uptake and Mixing', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 46, pp. 13939 - 13949, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085160

Groeskamp S; Griffies SM; Iudicone D; Marsh R; Nurser AJG; Zika JD, 2019, 'The water mass transformation framework for ocean physics and biogeochemistry', Annual Review of Marine Science, vol. 11, pp. 271 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-marine-010318-095421

Holmes RM; Zika JD; England MH, 2019, 'Diathermal heat transport in a global ocean Model', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 49, pp. 141 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-18-0098.1

Holmes RM; Zika JD; England MH, 2019, 'Reply to ‘‘comments on ‘diathermal heat transport in a global ocean model’’’', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 49, pp. 2195 - 2197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-19-0139.1

Evans DG; Zika JD; Naveira Garabato AC; Nurser AJG, 2018, 'The Cold Transit of Southern Ocean Upwelling', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 13 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079986

Mackay N; Wilson C; Zika J; Holliday NP, 2018, 'A regional thermohaline inverse method for estimating circulation and mixing in the Arctic and subpolar North Atlantic', Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol. 35, pp. 2383 - 2403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0198.1

Zika JD; Skliris N; Blaker AT; Marsh R; Nurser AJG; Josey SA, 2018, 'Improved estimates of water cycle change from ocean salinity: The key role of ocean warming', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aace42

Zika JD, 2018, 'Mediterranean sea water budget long-term trend inferred from salinity observations', Climate Dynamics, vol. 51, pp. 2857 - 2876, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-017-4053-7

van Sebille E; Griffies SM; Abernathey R; Adams TP; Berloff P; Biastoch A; Blanke B; Chassignet EP; Cheng Y; Cotter CJ; Deleersnijder E; Döös K; Drake HF; Drijfhout S; Gary SF; Heemink AW; Kjellsson J; Koszalka IM; Lange M; Lique C; MacGilchrist GA; Marsh R; Mayorga Adame CG; McAdam R; Nencioli F; Paris CB; Piggott MD; Polton JA; Rühs S; Shah SHAM; Thomas MD; Wang J; Wolfram PJ; Zanna L; Zika JD, 2018, 'Lagrangian ocean analysis: Fundamentals and practices', Ocean Modelling, vol. 121, pp. 49 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.11.008

Bruneau N; Zika J; Toumi R, 2017, 'Can the Ocean's Heat Engine Control Horizontal Circulation? Insights From the Caspian Sea', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 9893 - 9900, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL075182

Garabato ACN; MacGilchrist GA; Brown PJ; Evans DG; Meijers AJS; Zika JD, 2017, 'High-latitude ocean ventilation and its role in Earth's climate transitions', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2016.0324

Groeskamp S; Sloyan BM; Zika JD; McDougall TJ, 2017, 'Mixing inferred from an ocean climatology and surface fluxes', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 47, pp. 667 - 687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0125.1

Evans DG; Toole J; Forget G; Zika JD; Garabato ACN; George Nurser AJ; Yu L, 2017, 'Recent wind-driven variability in atlantic water mass distribution and meridional overturning circulation', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 47, pp. 633 - 647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0089.1

Doos K; Kjellsson J; Zika J; Laliberté F; Brodeau L; Campino AA, 2017, 'The coupled ocean-atmosphere hydrothermohaline circulation', Journal of Climate, vol. 30, pp. 631 - 647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0759.1

Zika J, 2017, 'Earth Planet Redux', Art and Australia

Skliris N; Zika JD; Nurser G; Josey SA; Marsh R, 2016, 'Global water cycle amplifying at less than the Clausius-Clapeyron rate', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep38752

Grist JP; Josey SA; Zika JD; Evans DG; Skliris N, 2016, 'Assessing recent air-sea freshwater flux changes using a surface temperature-salinity space framework', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, vol. 121, pp. 8787 - 8806, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JC012091

Lozier MS; Zika JD, 2016, 'Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program: a new international ocean observing system', Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 98, pp. 737 - 752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0057.1

Naveira Garabato AC; Zika JD; Jullion L; Brown PJ; Holland PR; Meredith MP; Bacon S, 2016, 'The thermodynamic balance of the Weddell Gyre', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 43, pp. 317 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL066658

Garabato ACN; Polzin KL; Ferrari R; Zika JD; Forryan A, 2016, 'A microscale view of mixing and overturning across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 46, pp. 233 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-15-0025.1

Zika JD; Laliberté F; Mudryk LR; Sijp WP; Nurser AJG, 2015, 'Changes in ocean vertical heat transport with global warming', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 42, pp. 4940 - 4948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL064156

Laliberté F; Zika J; Mudryk L; Kushner PJ; Kjellsson J; Döös K, 2015, 'Constrained work output of the moist atmospheric heat engine in a warming climate', Science, vol. 347, pp. 540 - 543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1257103

Zika JD; Skliris N; George Nurser AJ; Josey SA; Mudryk L; Laliberté F; Marsh R, 2015, 'Maintenance and broadening of the ocean's salinity distribution by the water cycle', Journal of Climate, vol. 28, pp. 9550 - 9560, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0273.1

Langlais CE; Rintoul SR; Zika JD, 2015, 'Sensitivity of antarctic circumpolar current transport and eddy activity to wind patterns in the Southern Ocean', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 45, pp. 1051 - 1067, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-14-0053.1

Kjellsson J; Döös K; Laliberté FB; Zika JD, 2014, 'The atmospheric general circulation in thermodynamical coordinates', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 71, pp. 916 - 928, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-13-0173.1

Groeskamp S; Zika JD; Sloyan BM; Mcdougall TJ; Mcintosh PC, 2014, 'A thermohaline inverse method for estimating diathermohaline circulation and mixing', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 44, pp. 2681 - 2697, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-14-0039.1

Sijp WP; Zika JD; d'Orgeville M; England MH, 2014, 'Revisiting meridional overturing bistability using a minimal set of state variables: Stochastic theory', Climate Dynamics, vol. 43, pp. 1661 - 1676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-013-1992-5

Evans DG; Zika JD; Naveira Garabato AC; Nurser AJG, 2014, 'The imprint of Southern Ocean overturning on seasonal water mass variability in Drake Passage', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, vol. 119, pp. 7987 - 8010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010097

Groeskamp S; Zika JD; Mcdougall TJ; Sloyan BM; Laliberté F, 2014, 'The representation of ocean circulation and variability in thermodynamic coordinates', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 44, pp. 1735 - 1750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-0213.1

Zika JD; Le Sommer J; Dufour CO; Naveira-Garabato A; Blaker A, 2013, 'Acceleration of the antarctic circumpolar current by wind stress along the Coast of Antarctica', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 43, pp. 2772 - 2784, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-091.1

Zika JD; Le Sommer J; Dufour CO; Molines JM; Barnier B; Brasseur P; Dussin R; Penduff T; Iudicone D; Lenton A; Madec G; Mathiot P; Orr J; Shuckburgh E; Vivier F, 2013, 'Vertical eddy fluxes in the Southern Ocean', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 43, pp. 941 - 955, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-12-0178.1

Dufour CO; Sommer LL; Zika JD; Gehlen M; Orr JC; Mathiot P; Barnier B, 2012, 'Standing and transient eddies in the response of the Southern Ocean meridional overturning to the Southern annular mode', Journal of Climate, vol. 25, pp. 6958 - 6974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00309.1

Zika JD, 2012, 'The Ocean: A contour-wise view', Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, vol. 25, pp. 28 - 30, https://issuu.com/amosadmin/docs/bulletin_vol_25_no.2_april_2012

Zika JD; England MH; Sijp WP, 2012, 'The Ocean Circulation in Thermohaline Coordinates', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 42, pp. 708 - 724, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-11-0139.1

Zika JD, 2012, 'The Ocean: A contour-wise view', Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society

Penduff T; Juza M; Barnier B; Zika J; Dewar WK; Treguier AM; Molines JM; Audiffren N, 2011, 'Sea level expression of intrinsic and forced ocean variabilities at interannual time scales', Journal of Climate, vol. 24, pp. 5652 - 5670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00077.1

Zika JD; Mcdougall TJ; Sloyan BM, 2010, 'A tracer-contour inverse method for estimating ocean circulation and mixing', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 40, pp. 26 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JPO4360.1

Zika JD; Mcdougall TJ; Sloyan BM, 2010, 'Weak mixing in the eastern North Atlantic: An application of the tracer-contour inverse method', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 40, pp. 1881 - 1893, http://dx.doi.org/10.1172/2010JPO4360.1

Zika JD; Sloyan BM; McDougall TJ, 2009, 'Diagnosing the Southern Ocean Overturning from Tracer Fields', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 39, pp. 2926 - 2940, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2009JPO4052.1

Zika JD; Mcdougall TJ, 2008, 'Vertical and lateral mixing processes deduced from the Mediterranean water signature in the North Atlantic', Physical Oceanography, vol. 38, pp. 164 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2007JPO3507.1

Reports

Whitmarsh F; Zika JD; Czaja A, 2015, Ocean heat uptake and the global surface temperature record, Grantham Institute Climate Change and the Environment, 14, https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/grantham-institute/public/publications/briefing-papers/Ocean-heat-uptake---Grantham-BP-15.pdf


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