[ Recent Publications ]

Year 2000 onwards:

Hasegawa, D., J. Sheng, K.R. Thompson, and D. Greenberg, 2011. Far-field effects of tidal energy extraction in the Minas Passage on tidal circulation in the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine using a nested-grid coastal circulation model, Ocean Dynamics, In press.

Zhou, Y., K. R. Thompson and Y. Lu, 2011. Mapping the relationship between northern hemisphere winter surface temperature and the Madden Julian Oscillation. Monthly Weather Review. Vol. 139(8), p2439-2445.

Higginson, S., K. R. Thompson, J. Huang, M. V ronneau and D. G. Wright, 2011. The mean surface circulation of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre: A comparison of estimates derived from new gravity and oceanographic measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C08016, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006877.

Oliver, E. C. J. and K. R. Thompson, 2011. Sea level and circulation variability of the Gulf of Carpentaria: Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and the adjacent deep ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C02019, doi:10.1029/2010JC006596.

Shan, S., J. Sheng , K. R. Thompson and D. Greenberg, 2011. Simulating the three-dimensional circulation and hydrography of Halifax Harbour using a multi-nested coastal ocean circulation model, Ocean Dynamics, 26pp, doi 10.1007/s10236-011-0398-3

Bakalian, F., H. Ritchie, K. Thompson, and W. Merryfield, 2010. Exploring Atmosphere-Ocean Coupling Using Principal Component and Redundancy Analysis. Journal of Climate. Vol. 23, p4926-4943.

Oliver, E., and K. Thompson, 2010. Madden-Julian Oscillation and Sea-Level: Local and Remote Forcing. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C01003.

Zhang, X., Y. Lu, K. R. Thompson, J. Jiang and H. Ritchie, 2010. The tropical Pacific Ocean and the Madden Julian Oscillation: Role of wind and buoyancy forcing. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C05022, doi:10.1029/2009JC005734.

Thompson, K. R., N. Bernier and P. Chan, 2009. Extreme Sea Levels, Coastal Flooding and Climate Change With A Focus On Atlantic Canada, Natural Hazards, Vol 51, p139-150.

Thompson, K. and Y. Liu, 2009. Predicting Mesoscale Variability of the North Atlantic Using a Simple Method for Assimilating Argo and Altimeter Data. Monthly Weather Review. Vol. 137(7), p2223-2237.

Thompson, K., J. Huang, M. Veronneau, D. G. Wright and Y. Lu, 2009. The Mean Surface Topography of the North Atlantic: Comparison of Estimates based on Satellite, Terrestrial Gravity and Oceanographic Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research. 114, C07015, doi:10.1029/2008JC004859.

Ohashi, K., J. Sheng, K. R. Thompson, C. Hannah and H. Ritchie, 2009. The Effect of Stratification on the Tidal Circulation Over the Scotian Shelf and Gulf of Maine: A Numerical Study. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Ocean Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s10236-009-0212-7

Zhang, X., Y. Lu and K. Thompson, 2009. Sea level variations in the Tropical Ocean and the Madden Julian Oscillation, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol 39, p1984-1992.

Ohashi, K., J. Sheng, K. Thompson, C. Hannah and H. Ritchie, 2009. Numerical study of Three-Dimensional Shelf Circulation on the Scotian Shelf using a Shelf Circulation Model, Continental Shelf Research, p2138-2156.

Higginson, S., K. Thompson and Y. Liu, 2009. Estimating Ocean Climatologies for Short Periods: A Simple Technique for Removing the Effect of Eddies from Temperature and Salinity Profiles, Geophysical Research Letters, , 36, L19602, doi:10.1029/2009GL039647

Liu, Y. and K. R. Thompson, 2009. Predicting Mesoscale Variability of the North Atlantic Using a Simple Method for Assimilating Argo and Altimeter Data. Monthly Weather Review. Volume 137, p223-2237.

Gregg, W., M. Friedrichs, A. Robinson, K. Rose, R. Schlitzer, K. Thompson and S. Doney, 2008. Skill Assessment in Ocean Biological Data Assimilation. Journal of Marine Systems, 76, p16-33.

Berreville, O., A. Vezina, K. R. Thompson and B. Klien, 2008. Integrated Analysis of Physical,Chemical and Ecological Interactions in Two Arctic Polynyas. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 65(60, p. 1036-1046, 10.1139/F08/016.

Bernier, N. and K. Thompson, 2007. Tide-Surge Interaction off the East Coast of Canada and the Northeastern US. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C06008, doi:10.1029/2006JC003793.

Bernier, N., K. R. Thompson, J. Ou and H. Ritchie, 2007. Mapping the Return Periods of Extreme Sea Levels: Allowing for Short Sea Level Records, Seasonality, and Climate Change. Global and Planetary Change, 57, p139-150. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.11.027.

Ohashi, K., J. Sheng, K. R. Thompson, and H. Ritchie, 2006. Simulating Circulation and Seasonal Variability on the Scotian Shelf. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling 9, p123-137.

Thompson, K.R., K. Ohashi, J. Sheng, J. Bobanovic and J. Ou, 2007. Suppressing Drift and Bias of Coastal Circulation Models Through the Assimilation of Seasonal Climatologies of Temperature adn Salinity. Continental Shelf Research 27 (9), p.1303-1316. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2006.10.011.

Wright, D. G., K. R. Thompson, and Y. Lu, 2006. Assimilating Long-Term Hydrographic Information Into an Eddy-Permitting Model of the North Atlantic, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C09022, doi:10.1029/2005JC003200.

Bobanović, J., K. R. Thompson, S. Desjardins and H. Ritchie, 2006. Forecasting Storm Surges Along the East Coast of Canada and Northeastern US: The Storm of 21 January 2000. Atmosphere- Ocean, 44(2), p151-161.

Stacey, M., J. Shore, D.G. Wright, and K.R. Thompson, 2006. Modelling Events of Sea-Level Variability Using Spectral Nudging in an Eddy-Permitting Model of the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C06037, doi:10.1029/2005JC003278.

Thompson, K.R., D.G. Wright, Y. Lu and E. Demirov, 2006. A Simple Method for Reducing Seasonal Bias and Drift in Eddy Resolving Ocean Models. Ocean Modelling, 13, 109-125.

Thompson, K.R. and E. Demirov, 2006. Skewness of Sea-Level variability of the World's Oceans. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C05005, doi:10.1029/2004JC002839.

Bernier, N. and K.R. Thompson, 2006. Predicting the Frequency of Storm Surges and Extreme Sea Levels in the Northwest Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C10009, doi:10.1029/2005JC003168.

Losa, S., A. Vezina, D.G. Wright, Y. Lu, K.R. Thompson and M.G. Dowd, 2006. Three-Dimensional Ecosystem Modelling in the North Atlantic: Relative Impacts of Physical and Biological Parameterization. Journal of Marine Systems, Vol. 61, Issues 3-4, p230-245.

Thompson, K.R. and Shen Yingshuo, 2004. Coastal Flooding and the Bivariate Skew-t. Chapter 5 of Skew-Elliptical Distributions and their Applications: A Trip Beyond Normality. CRC Press, Chapman and Hall.

Book, J.W., P. Pistek, H. Perkins, K.R. Thompson, W.J. Teague, G.A. Jacobs, M.-S. Suk, K.I. Chang, J.-C. Lee and B.H. Choi, 2004. Data Assimilation Modeling of the Barotropic Tides in the Korea/Tsushima Strait. Journal of Oceanography, 60, 977-993.

Genton, M.G. and K.R. Thompson, 2004. Skew-elliptical time series with application to flooding risk. Time Series Analysis and Applications to Geophysical Systems. Eds, D. R. Brillinger, E. A. Robinson, F. P. Schoenberg (eds), IMA Volume in Mathematics and its Applications, No. 139, Springer, 169-186.

Zakardjian, B., J. Sheng, J. Runge, I. Mclaren, S. Plourde, K.R. Thompson and Y. Gratton, 2003. Effects Of Temperature And Circulation On The Population Dynamics Of Calanus Finmarchicus In The Gulf Of St. Lawrence And Scotian Shelf: Study With A Coupled, Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic, Stage-Based Life History Model. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 108, No. C11, 8016.

Thompson, K.R., J. Sheng, P.C. Smith and L. Cong, 2003. Prediction Of Surface Currents And Drifter Trajectories On The Inner Scotian Shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 108, No. C9, 3287.

Thompson K.R., M. Dowd, Y. Shen and D. Greenberg, 2002. Probabilistic Characterization Of Tidal Mixing In A Coastal Embayment: A Markov Chain Approach. Continental Shelf Research, 22, 1603-1614.

Lu, Y., K.R. Thompson and D.G. Wright, 2001. Tidal Currents And Mixing In The Gulf Of St. Lawrence: An Application Of The Incremental Approach To Data Assimilation. Special issue of Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58, 723-735.

Yaremchuk, M.I., D.A. Nechaev and K.R. Thompson, 2001. Seasonal variation of the North Atlantic current. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, C4, 6835-6851.

Bobanovic, J. and K.R. Thompson, 2001. The influence of local and remote winds on the sea level and circulation of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. Continental Shelf Research, 21, 129-144.

Sheng, J., K.R. Thompson, L. Cong, P. Smith, and D. Lawrence, 2001. Effect Of Wind And Local Density On The Subtidal Circulation On The Inner Scotian Shelf. Continental Shelf Research, Volume 21(1) 1-19.

Ruddick, B.R., A. Anis, and K.R. Thompson, 2000. Maximum likelihood spectral fitting: The Batchelor spectrum. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 17, 1541-1555, 2000.

Thompson K.R., M.G. Dowd, Y. Lu and B. Smith, 2000. Oceanographic data assimilation and regression analysis. Environmetrics, 11,183-196.

Drinkwater, K., S. Lochman, C. Taggart, K.R. Thompson and K. Frank, 2000. Entrainment of redfish (Sebastes Sp.) larvae off the Scotian Shelf. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 57, 372-382.


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