Select Publications

Journal articles

McDougall TJ; Wotherspoon SJ; Barker PM, 2019, 'An accelerated version of Newton's method with convergence order 3+1', Results in Applied Mathematics, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rinam.2019.100078

Groeskamp S; Barker PM; McDougall TJ; Abernathey RP; Griffies SM, 2019, 'VENM: An Algorithm to Accurately Calculate Neutral Slopes and Gradients', Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 11, pp. 1917 - 1939, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019MS001613

Smythe-Wright D; John Gould W; McDougall TJ; Sparnocchia S; Woodworth PL, 2019, 'IAPSO: Tales from the ocean frontier', History of Geo- and Space Sciences, vol. 10, pp. 137 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-137-2019

Vancoppenolle M; Madec G; Thomas M; McDougall TJ, 2019, 'Thermodynamics of Sea Ice Phase Composition Revisited', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, vol. 124, pp. 615 - 634, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014611

Holmes RM; de Lavergne C; Mcdougall TJ, 2018, 'Ridges, seamounts, troughs, and bowls: Topographic control of the dianeutral circulation in the abyssal ocean', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 48, pp. 861 - 882, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-17-0141.1

McDougall TJ; Ferrari R, 2018, 'Reply to "Comment on 'Abyssal upwelling and downwelling driven by near-boundary mixing'"', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 48, pp. 749 - 753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-17-0227.1

McDougall TJ; Groeskamp S; Griffies SM, 2017, 'Comment on tailleux, R. neutrality versus materiality: A thermodynamic theory of neutral surfaces. Fluids 2016, 1, 32', Fluids, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fluids2020019

De Lavergne C; Madec G; Roquet F; Holmes RM; McDougall TJ, 2017, 'Abyssal ocean overturning shaped by seafloor distribution', Nature, vol. 551, pp. 181 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature24472

Barker PM; McDougall TJ, 2017, 'Stabilizing hydrographic profiles with minimal change to the water masses', Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol. 34, pp. 1935 - 1945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0111.1

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

McDougall TJ; Ferrari R, 2017, 'Abyssal upwelling and downwelling driven by near-boundary mixing', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 47, pp. 261 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0082.1

Dewar WK; Schoonover J; McDougall T; Klein R, 2016, 'Semicompressible ocean thermodynamics and Boussinesq energy conservation', Fluids, vol. 1, pp. 9 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fluids1020009

Griffies SM; Danabasoglu G; Durack PJ; Adcroft AJ; Balaji V; Böning CW; Chassignet EP; Curchitser E; Deshayes J; Drange H; Fox-Kemper B; Gleckler PJ; Gregory JM; Haak H; Hallberg RW; Heimbach P; Hewitt HT; Holland DM; Ilyina T; Jungclaus JH; Komuro Y; Krasting JP; Large WG; Marsland SJ; Masina S; McDougall TJ; George Nurser AJ; Orr JC; Pirani A; Qiao F; Stouffer RJ; Taylor KE; Treguier AM; Tsujino H; Uotila P; Valdivieso M; Wang Q; Winton M; Yeager SG, 2016, 'OMIP contribution to CMIP6: Experimental and diagnostic protocol for the physical component of the Ocean Model Intercomparison Project', Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 9, pp. 3231 - 3296, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-3231-2016

Ferrari R; Mashayek A; McDougall TJ; Nikurashin M; Campin JM, 2016, 'Turning ocean mixing upside down', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 46, pp. 2239 - 2261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-15-0244.1

Pawlowicz R; Feistel R; McDougall TJ; Ridout P; Seitz S; Wolf H, 2015, 'Metrological challenges for measurements of key climatological observables Part 2: Oceanic salinity', Metrologia, vol. 53, pp. R12 - R25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0026-1394/53/1/R12

Feistel R; Wielgosz R; Bell SA; Camoes MF; Cooper JR; Dexter P; Dickson AG; Fisicaro P; Harvey AH; Heinonen M; Hellmuth O; Kretzschmar HJ; Lovell-Smith JW; McDougall TJ; Pawlowicz R; Ridout P; Seitz S; Spitzer P; Stoica D; Wolf H, 2015, 'Metrological challenges for measurements of key climatological observables: Oceanic salinity and pH, and atmospheric humidity. Part 1: Overview', Metrologia, vol. 53, pp. R1 - R11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0026-1394/53/1/R1

McDougall TJ; Krzysik OA, 2015, 'Spiciness', Journal of Marine Research, vol. 73, pp. 141 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1357/002224015816665589

Roquet F; Madec G; McDougall TJ; Barker PM, 2015, 'Accurate polynomial expressions for the density and specific volume of seawater using the TEOS-10 standard', Ocean Modelling, vol. 90, pp. 29 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.04.002

Li Y; McDougall TJ, 2015, 'Double-diffusive interleaving: Properties of the steady-state solution', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 45, pp. 813 - 835, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-0236.1

Dewar WK; Schoonover J; Mcdougall TJ; Young WR, 2015, 'Semicompressible ocean dynamics', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 45, pp. 149 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-0268.1

McDougall TJ; Barker PM, 2014, 'Comment on "buoyancy frequency profiles and internal semidiurnal tide turning depths in the oceans" by B. King et al.', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, vol. 119, pp. 9026 - 9032, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010066

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

McDougall TJ; Wotherspoon SJ, 2014, 'A simple modification of Newton’s method to achieve convergence of order 1 + √ 2', Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 29, pp. 20 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aml.2013.10.008

McDougall TJ; Groeskamp S; Griffies SM, 2014, 'On geometrical aspects of interior ocean mixing', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 44, pp. 2164 - 2175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-0270.1

McDougall TJ; Barker PM; Feistel R; Galton-Fenzi BK, 2014, 'Melting of ice and sea ice into seawater and frazil ice formation', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 44, pp. 1751 - 1775, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-0253.1

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

Graham FS; McDougall T, 2013, 'Quantifying the nonconservative production of conservative temperature, potential temperature, and entropy', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 43, pp. 838 - 862, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-11-0188.1

McDougall TJ; Jackett DR; Millero FJ; Pawlowicz R; Barker PM, 2012, 'A global algorithm for estimating Absolute Salinity', Ocean Science, vol. 8, pp. 1123 - 1134, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-8-1123-2012

Pawlowicz R; McDougall T; Feistel R; Tailleux R, 2012, 'An historical perspective on the development of the Thermodynamic Equation of Seawater-2010', Ocean Science, vol. 8, pp. 161 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-8-161-2012

Wright DG; Pawlowicz R; McDougall TJ; Feistel R; Marion GM, 2011, 'Absolute salinity, "density salinity" and the reference-composition salinity scale: Present and future use in the seawater standard TEOS-10', Ocean Science, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-7-1-2011

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

Gifford RM; Steffen W; Finnigan JJ; Lynch A; van Ommen TD; Karoly D; Manton M; Mapstone B; McDougall T; Pitman A, 2010, 'To live within Earth's limits: An Australian plan to develop a science of the whole earth system', To live within Earth's limits: An Australian plan to develop a science of the whole earth system

McDougall TJ; Klocker A, 2010, 'An approximate geostrophic streamfunction for use in density surfaces', Ocean Modelling, vol. 32, pp. 105 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.10.006

Klocker A; McDougall TJ, 2010, 'Influence of the nonlinear equation of state on global estimates of dianeutral advection and diffusion', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 40, pp. 1690 - 1709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JPO4303.1

Klocker A; Mcdougall TJ, 2010, 'Quantifying the consequences of the Ill-defined nature of neutral surfaces', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 40, pp. 1866 - 1880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2009JPO4212.1

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

Griffies S; Adcroft AJ; Aiki H; Balaji V; Bentson M; Bryan F; Danabasoglu G; Denvil S; Drange H; England M; Gregory J; Hallberg R; Legg S; Martin T; McDougall TJ; Pirani A; Schmidt G; Stevens D; Taylor K; Tsujino H, 2009, 'Sampling Physical Ocean Fields in WCRP CMIP5 Simulations', Sampling Physical Ocean Fields in WCRP CMIP5 Simulations

Klocker A; McDougall TJ; Jackett DR, 2009, 'A new method for forming approximately neutral surfaces', Ocean Science, vol. 5, pp. 155 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-5-155-2009

Klocker A; McDougall TJ; Jackett DR, 2009, 'Erratum: A new method for forming approximately neutral surfaces (Ocean Science (2009) 5 (155-172))', Ocean Science, vol. 5, pp. 191

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

Millero FJ; Feistel R; Wright DG; McDougall TJ, 2008, 'The composition of Standard Seawater and the definition of the Reference-Composition Salinity Scale', Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, vol. 55, pp. 50 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2007.10.001

McDougall TJ; Gent P; Drijfhout S, 2008, 'Comment on "Complete Eulerian-mean tracer equation for coarse resolution OGCMs" by M. S. Dubovikov and V. M. Canuto', Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, vol. 102, pp. 249 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03091920701638085

Feistel R; Wright DG; Miyagawa K; Harvey AH; Hruby J; Jackett DR; McDougall TJ; Wagner W, 2008, 'Mutually consistent thermodynamic potentials for fluid water, ice and seawater: A new standard for oceanography', Ocean Science, vol. 4, pp. 275 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/os-4-275-2008

Iudicone D; Madec G; McDougall TJ, 2008, 'Water-mass transformations in a neutral density framework and the key role of light penetration', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 38, pp. 1357 - 1376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2007JPO3464.1

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

McDougall TJ; Gent PR; Drijfhout S, 2007, 'Comment on "Dynamical model of mesoscales in z-coordinates" and "The effect of mesoscales on the tracer equation in z-coordinates OGCMs" by V.M. Canuto and M.S. Dubovikov', Ocean Modelling, vol. 17, pp. 163 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2006.11.004

McDougall TJ; Jackett DR, 2007, 'The thinness of the ocean in S-Θ-p space and the implications for mean diapycnal advection', Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 37, pp. 1714 - 1732, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO3114.1

Muench R; McDougall T; Burchard H, 2006, 'Deep-Sea Research Part II: Preface', Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, vol. 53, pp. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.01.001

Jackett DR; McDougall TJ; Feistel R; Wright DG; Griffies SM, 2006, 'Algorithms for density, potential temperature, conservative temperature, and the freezing temperature of seawater', Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol. 23, pp. 1709 - 1728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH1946.1

McDougall TJ; Schmitt RW; Veronis G; Webster F, 2005, 'The life and work of Nick Fofonoff', Journal of Marine Research, vol. 63, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1357/0022240053693824


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