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Publications 2015 - present

Zhai, P., A. Bower, W. M. Smethie, and L. J. Pratt 2015.  Formation and spreading of Red Sea outflow water in the Red Sea. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 6542-6563.

Rypina, I. I., L. J. Pratt, and M. S. Lozier 2016.  Influence of ocean circulation changes on the inter-annual variability of American eel larval dispersal. Limnol. Oceanogr. doi:10.1002/ino.10297.

Pratt, L. J., R. Barkan and I. Rypina 2016. Flux Kinematics.  Fluids, 1, 27; doi:10:3390/fluids1030027.

Slivinski, L. C., L. J. Pratt, I. I. Rypina, M. M. Orescanin, B. Raubenheimer, J. MacMahan, S. Elgar 2017.  Assimilating Lagrangian data for parameter estimation in a multiple-inlet system.  Ocean Modeling. 113, 131-144.

Rypina, I. I., L. J. Pratt. 2017  Trajectory encounter volume as a diagnostic of mixing potential in fluid flows. Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 24, 1-14. Doi:10.5194/npg-24-1-2017.

Rypina, I. I., S. G. Llewellyn Smith and L. J. Pratt 2018. Connection between encounter volume and diffusivity in geophysical flows. Nonlin. Processes Geophys. 25, 267-278.  Doi:10.5194/npg-25-267-2018.

Pratt, L. J., G. Voet, A. Pacini, S. Tan, M. H. Alford, G. S. Carter, J. B. Girton, D. Menemenlis,  2019.  Pacific abyssal transport and mixing: through the Samoan Passage vs. around the Manihiki Plateau. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 49, 1577-1592.

Rypina, I. K. Chen, C. Hernandez, L. J. Pratt and J. K. Llopiz, 2019. Investigating the Suitability of the Slope Sea Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Spawning Using a High-resoltion Ocean Circulation Model. ICES Journal of Marine Science. https://doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz079.

Cusack, J., G. Voet, M. Alford, J. Girton, G. Carter, L. J. Pratt,  K. Pearson-Potts, S. Tan (2019) Persistent turbulence in the Samoan Passage. Submitted to J. Phys. Oceanogr. Carter, G. A spatial geography of abyssal mixing in the Samoan Passage. J. Phys. Oceangr.DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0116.1 (published Dec, 2019).

Carter, G., G. Voet, M. H. Alford, J. B. Girton, J. B. Mickett, J. M. Klymak, L. J. Pratt, K. A. Pearson-Potts, J. M Cusack, S. Tan   A spatial geography of abyssal mixing in the Samoan Passage. Oceanography, 32(4), 194-203. doi:10.5670/oceanog.2019.425. (submitted before Sept. 2019)

Davis, S. R., J. T. Farrar, R. Weller, H. Jiang, and L. J. Pratt. The Land-Sea Breeze of the Red      Sea: Observations, Simulations, and Relationships to Regional Moisture Transport. JGR Atmospheres (accepted around 10/8/2019).

Girton, J. B., J. Mickett, ZhongXiang Zhao, M. H. Alford, G. Voet, J. M. Cusack, G. Carter, K. A. Pearson-Potts, L. J. Pratt, S. Tan and J. M. Klymak, 2019. Flow-Topography Interactions in the Samoan Passage. Oceanography, 32(4), 184-193. doi:10.5670/oceanog.2019.424 (submitted 8/11/2019).

Rypina, I. I. L. J. Pratt, S. Entner, A. Anderson, D. Cherian, 2020. The influence of an Eddy in the Success Rates and Distributions of Passively Advected and Actively Swimming Biological Organisms Crossing the Continental Shelf. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 50(7), 1839-1852. DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0209.1. (submitted Aug. 30, 2019).

Tan, S., L. J. Pratt, D. Yuan, X. Li, Z Wang, Y. Li 2020, C. Corvianawatie, D. Surinati and A. Bayhaqi. Hydraulics and mixing of the deep overflow in the Lifamatola Passage of the Indonesian Seas. J. Phys. Oceanogr. DOI:10.1175/JPO-D-19-0326.1 (in press).

Zhang, Z., L. J. Pratt, J. Wang, F. Wang and S. Tan, 2020. Intermediate Intraseasonal Variability in the Western Tropical Pacific Ocean: Meridional Distribution of Equatorial Rossby Waves Influenced by a Tilted Boundary. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 921-933, 50, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-19-0184.1 (submitted early 2019, accepted spring 2020).

Wang, J., Q. Ma, F. Wang, Y. Lu, and L. J. Pratt, 2020. Seasonal Variation of Deep Limb of Pacific Meridional Overturning Circulation at Yap-Mariana Junction. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, DOI: 10.1029/2019JC01617 (submitted December 2019, accepted on 5/21/2020).

Rypina, I., M. Dotzel, and L. J. Pratt, 2021.  Exploring interannual variability in potential spawning habitat for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in the Slop Sea. Prog. in Oceanography, 192,

Pratt, l. J., E. J. Albright, I. Rypina, and H. Jiang 2020. Eulerian and Lagrangian Comparison of Wind Jets in the Tokar Gap Region. Fluids, 5, 193: doi:10.3390/fluids5040193.

Lin, P. R. S. Pickart, K. Jochumsen, G. W. K. Moore, H. Valdimarsson, T. Fristedt and L. J. Pratt. 2-2-.  Kinematic Structure and Dynamics of the Denmark Strait Overflow from Ship-based Observations. J.  Phys. Oceangr., 3234-3251. DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0095.1.

Rypina I. I., T. Getscher, L. J. Pratt and B. Mourre (2021). Observing and quantifying ocean flow properties using drifters with drogues at different depths. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 51,

Wang, J., F. Wang, Y. Lu, Qiang MA, L. J. Pratt and Z. Zhang (2021) Pathways, Volume Transport, and Seasonal Variability of the Deep Limb of the Pacific Meridional Overturning Circulation at the Yap-Mariana Junction. Frontiers in Marine Science,

*Tan, S., L. J. Pratt, G. Voet, J. M. Cusack, K. R. Helfrich, M. H. Alford, J. B. Girton, G. S. Carter (2022)  Hydraulic control in a multi-passage system connecting two basins. J. Fluid Mech., 940, A8, doi:10.1017/jfm.2022.212.

Yuan, D., 19 other authors, and L. J. Pratt (2022) A Maluku Sea intermediate western boundary current connecting Pacific Ocean circulation to the Indonesian Throughflow. Nature Communications.

Kaiser, B.,  L. J. Pratt and J. Callies (2022) Direct numerical simulations of low Reynolds number oscillating boundary layers on adiabatic slopes. J. Fluid Mech., 950,

Rypina, I., T. Getscher, L. J. Pratt and T. Ozgokmen (2022)  Applying dynamical systems techniques to real ocean drifters. Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 29, 345-361,

Saberi, A., L. J. Pratt, T. Haine and K. R. Helfrich (2022).  Using hydraulic theory to monitor dense overflows in a parabolic channel. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,

Kaiser, B. and L. J. Pratt. Linear gravitational instability of Boussinesq, oscillating boundary layers on adiabatic slopes J. Fluid Mich., accepted.

Wang, J., F. Wang, Y. Lu, Q. Ma,  L. J. Pratt, H. Zhang, and Zhixiang Zhang.  Lower Deep Limb of the Pacific Meridional Overturning Circulation from the Yap-Mariana Junction to the Northern Philippine Basin.  Submitted to JGR-Oceans.

Critical Conditions and composite Froude Numbers for Layered flow with Transverse Variations in Velocity. J. Fluid Mech., 605, 281-291.