[ Recent Publications ]

Recent Publications

Hrycik, J., J. Chasse, C.T. Taggart, and B.R. Ruddick (2012). Dispersal kernel estimation: a comparison of empirical and modeled particle dispersion in a coastal marine system, submitted to Ecological Applications, March 29, 2012, manuscript #: 12-0511.

Song, H., L.M. Pinheiro, B.R. Ruddick and X. Huang (2012). Seismic Oceanography: A New Geophysical Tool to Investigate the Thermohaline Structure of the Oceans, Oceanography, Marco Marcelli (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0301-1, InTech, available from: http://www.intechopen.com/ books/oceanography/seismic-oceanography-a-new-geophysical-tool-to-investigate-the-thermohaline-structure-of-the-oceans

Song, H., L M. Pinheiro,, B. Ruddick, C.H. Tong, C. Dong, Y. Song, F.C. Tiexeira (2011). Meddy, spiral arms, and mixing mechanisms viewed by seismic imaging in the Tagus Abyssal Plain (SW Iberia), Journal of Marine Research, 69, 827-842.

Wells, M., S. Bailey, B. Ruddick (2011). The dilution and dispersion of ballast water discharged into Goderich Harbor. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62(6), 1288-1296. DOI: 10.1016/ j.marpolbul.2011.03.005.

Ruddick, B. and C. Taggart, (2011) A New Approach to Tracing Particulates from Produced Water. Chapter 13, pp 249-260 in: Produced Water: Environmental Risks and Advances in Mitigation Technologies., ed. K. Lee,, J. Neff, 2011. XVII, 608 p., 163 illus. Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4614-0045-5

Ruddick, B., N. Oakey, and D. Hebert (2011). Measuring lateral heat flux across a thermohaline front: a model and observational test. J. Mar. Res., 68, 523-539.

Smyth, W.D. and B. Ruddick (2010) Effects of ambient turbulence on interleaving at a baroclinic front. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40(4), 685-712.

Mirshak, R. , M.R. Nedimovic, B.J.W. Greenan, B.R. Ruddick, 2010. Coincident Reflection Images of the Gulf Stream from Seismic and Hydrographic Data. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L05602, doi:10.1029/2009GL042359

Bard, S.M., B.R. Ruddick, and C.T. Taggart - 2008 - The flux of stuff: Developing an inexpensive and accurate method to track dispersion of environmental contaminants in aquatic ecosystems - Marine Environmental Research, 66, 187-189 (published abstract).

Ruddick, B., H. Song, C. Dong, L. Pinheiro,. (2009) Water column seismic images as smoothed maps of temperature gradient. Oceanography 22(1), 192-205.

Pinheiro, L.M., Haibin Song, Barry Ruddick, Jesus Dubert, Isabel Ambar, Kamran Mustafa, Ronaldo Bezerra (2009) Detailed 2-D imaging of the Mediterranean outflow and meddies off W Iberia from multichannel seismic data. Journal of Marine Systems, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2009.07.004.

Mueller, R.D., W.D. Smyth, and B.R. Ruddick (2007). Shear and convective turbulence in a model of thermohaline intrusions. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 2534-2549.

Hebert, D., and B. R. Ruddick (2003). Differential mixing by breaking internal waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(2), 1042-1046.

Ruddick, B.R., 2003. Sounding out Ocean Fine Structure, Science, Perspectives, 301, 772-773.
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Ruddick, B.R., 2003. Laboratory studies of interleaving, Progress In Oceanography, 56 (3-4), 529-547.

Ruddick, B.R., and Anne E. Gargett, 2003. Oceanic double-infusion: introduction, Progress In Oceanography, 56 (3-4), 381-393.

Ruddick B.R., and Oliver Kerr, 2003. Oceanic thermohaline intrusions: theory, Progress In Oceanography, 56 (3-4), 483-497.

Ruddick, B.R., and K. Richards, 2003. Oceanic thermohaline intrusions: observations, Progress In Oceanography, 56, (3-4), 499-527.

Reiss, C.S., A.Anis, J.F. Dower, C.T. Taggart, and B. R. Ruddick, 2002. A field test of the hypothesized relationship between vertical distributions of turbulence, larval fish, and potential prey. Fisheries Oceanography, 22(3), 156-174.

Ruddick, B. R., A. Anis, K. Thompson, 2000. Maximum Likelihood Spectral Fitting: The Batchelor Spectrum. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 17, 1541-1555.

Walsh, D., and B.R. Ruddick, 2000. Double-Diffusive Interleaving in the Presence of Turbulence - The Effect of a Nonconstant Flux Ratio. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30 (9), 2231-2245.

Ruddick, B. R., O.M. Phillips, and J.S. Turner, 1998. A laboratory and quantitative model of finite-amplitude intrusions. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 30, 71-99.

Ruddick, B.R., 1997. Differential Fluxes of Heat and Salt: Implications for Circulation and Ecosystem Modeling. Oceanography, 3(10), 122-127.

Walsh, D., and B. R. Ruddick, 1997. Nonlinear evolution of thermohaline intrusions., J. Phys. Oceanogr., 28, 1043-1070.

Ruddick, B.R., D. Walsh, and N. Oakey, 1997. Variations in Apparent Mixing Efficiency in the North Atlantic Central Waters. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 27, 2589-2605.

Walsh, D., B. Ruddick, E. Kunze, and A.J. Williams, III, 1997. Diapycnal mixing in the pycnocline from a neutrally buoyant float. In preparation.

Ruddick, B.R. and Zhang, L-Q., 1996. On the qualitative behaviour and non-oscillation of Stommel's thermohaline box model. J. Climate, 9 (11) 2768-2777.

Walsh, D., and B. R. Ruddick, 1995. Double-diffusive interleaving: the influence of non-constant diffusivities. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 25(3), 348-358.

Ruddick, B.R. and D. Walsh, 1995. Observations of the density perturbations which drive thermohaline intrusions. Proceedings of the Chapman Conference on Double Diffusion, A. Brandt and J. Fernando, eds., Geophysical Monograph 94, 329-334 (AGU Press).

Walsh, D. and B.R. Ruddick, 1995. An investigation of Kunze's salt finger flux laws - are they stable?, Proceedings of the Chapman Conference on Double Diffusion, A. Brandt and J. Fernando, eds., Geophysical Monograph 94, 321-328 (AGU Press).

Non-refereed publications

Ruddick, B.R. (2008). DISPERSION AND EXCHANGE OF INVASIVE SPECIES PROPAGULES IN AND AROUND GODERICH HARBOUR: Marine Attractive Particles ballast water tracing. Interim Report, 2008 field season and preliminary results. 11 pp.

Chris Garrett, and Barry Ruddick (2004) IAPSO/SCOR Ocean Mixing Conference. Canadian Ocean Science Newsletter, CNC-SCOR, Number 12, December 16.

Ruddick, B., and C. Paris (2004) Report of the Planning Workshop for Mesoamerican Physical Oceanographic modeling, April 5/6, 2004, Miami, FL.

Aikman, F., 2000. Glossary of Meteorology, Second Edition, 850 pp. American Meteorology Society. (Contributions to the oceanographic glossary.)

Papers Presented

Ruddick, B. , L. M. Pinheiro, and H. Song, Multichannel Seismic Imaging of the Ocean: Flow visualization that is becoming a quantitative tool. Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Symposium, Canberra, January 2010.

R. Muench, L. Padman, B. Ruddick, T. Ross, Diapycnal mixing in a weakly stratified, high-latitude ocean with nonlinear equation of state. MOCA: The IAMAS/IAPSO/IACS 2009 Joint Assembly, Montreal, Canada, July 2009.

Pinhiero, L.M., H. Song, B.R. Ruddick, J. Dubert, and I Ambar (2006) Detailed 2-D imaging of the Mediterranean Outflow and Meddies off W. Iberia from Multichannel Seismic Data. 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006.

Bullock, A.D., W.S. Holbrook, and B. Ruddick (2006) Enhanced Finestructure Around an Intrathermocline Lens in the Norwegian Sea. 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006.

Ruddick, B.R., C.T. Taggart, J. Feichter, A.M. Szmant and R.F. Whitehead (2006) Particles are better than dyd: Direct measurement of Lagrangian connectivity of coral larvae. Poster, 2006 Ocean Sciences Meting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006.

Mueller, R.D., W. Smyth, and B.R. Ruddick (2006) Shear and Convective Turbulence Parameterization in a Model of Thermohaline Intrusions. 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2006.

Mueller, R., W.D. Smyth,, and B. R. Ruddick (2005) Turbulent Control of Lateral Mixing via Thermohaline Interleaving. Poster presentation for The Geophysical Turbulence Program Workshop on Coherent Structures in Atmosphere and Ocean, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Boulder, CO, USA. July 11-14, 2005.

Pierluigi Pantalone, Barry Ruddick, Bruce Hatcher, Jinyu Sheng.. Ecological connectivity among coral reefs: Quantitative predictions of laval fish dispersal. Poster and talk at the LAPCOD (Lagrangian Analysis and Prediction of Coastal and Ocean Dynamics) conference, Lerici, Italy, June, 2005.

Barry Ruddick, Pierluigi Pantalone, Keith Thompson. Interpreting Box Models with Transition Matrices and POPS. Poster and talk at the LAPCOD conference, Lerici, Italy, June, 2005.

Barry Ruddick and Christopher Taggart. Particles are better than dye. Poster at the LAPCOD conference, Lerici, Italy, June, 2005.

Barry Ruddick and Christopher Taggart. Particles are better than dye. Seminars presented at Dalhousie University (April 2005), University of Aveiro, PT (June 2005), and Bedford Institute of Oceanography (December 2005).


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