Drifter Bibliography

last updated 2022-5-2

A list of publications that make direct use of drifter data. Since 1968, 1,278 papers have been published.

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Aamo, O.M., and H. Jensen. 1997. Operational use of ocean surface drifters for tracking spilled oil. P. 1,023–1,030 in in  Proceedings of the Twentieth Arctic and Marine Oil Spill Program, June 11–13, 1997, Vancouver, Canada.

Abascal, A.J., S. Castanedo, V. Fernandez, and R. Medina. 2012. Backtracking drifting objects using surface currents from high-frequency (HF) radar technology. Ocean Dynamics 62(7):1,073–1,089, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10236-012-0546-4.

Abascal, A.J., S. Castanedo, F.J. Mendez, R. Medina, and I.J. Losada. 2009. Calibration of a Lagrangian transport model using drifting buoys deployed during the Prestige oil spill.  Journal of Coastal Research 25(1):80–90, https://doi.org/10.2112/07-0849.1.

Abascal, A.J., S. Castanedo, P. Nunez, A. Mellor, A. Clements, B. Perez, M. Cardenas, H. Chili, and R. Medina. 2017a. A high-resolution operational forecast system for oil spill response in Belfast Lough. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114(1):302–314, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.09.042.

Abascal, A.J., J. Sanchez, H. Chiri, M.I. Ferrer, M. Cardenas, A. Gallego, S. Castanedo, R. Medina, A. Alonso-Martirena, B. Berx, and others. 2017b. Operational oil spill trajectory modelling using HF radar currents: A northwest European continental shelf case study.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 119(1):336–350, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.04.010.

Abbott, M.R., K.H. Brink, C.R. Booth, D. Blasco, L.A. Codispoti, P.P. Niiler, and S.R. Ramp. 1990. Observations of phytoplankton and nutrients from a Lagrangian drifter off northern California. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 95(C6):9,393–9,409, https://doi.org/10.1029/JC095iC06p09393.

Abbott, M.R., K.H. Brink, C.R. Booth, D. Blasco, M.S. Swenson, C.O. Davis, and L.A. Codispoti. 1995. Scales of variability of biooptical properties as observed from near-surface drifters. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 100(C7):13,345–13,367, https://doi.org/10.1029/94jc02457.

Abbott, M.R., and R.M. Letelier. 1997. Bio-optical drifters; Scales of variability of chlorophyll and fluorescence. Pp. 216–221 in Proceedings, SPIE 2963, Ocean Optics XIII, February 6, 1997. S.G. Ackleson and R. Frouin, eds, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.266445.

Abbott, M.R., and R.M. Letelier. 1998. Decorrelation scales of chlorophyll as observed from bio-optical drifters in the California Current.  Deep Sea Research Part II 45(8-9):1,639–1,667, https://doi.org/10.1016/s0967-0645(98)80011-8.

Abe, H., S. Mizuno, and T. Komatsu. Invertebrates found on floating Sargassum horneri (Fucales, Sargassaceae) under the Kuroshio Current in the Pacific Ocean. Marine Biology Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2021.1931889.

Acero-Schertzer, C.E., D.V. Hansen, and M.S. Swenson. 1997. Evaluation and diagnosis of surface currents in the National Centers for Environmental Prediction’s ocean analyses.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 102(C9):21,037-21,048, https://doi.org/10.1029/97jc01584.

Achberger, C., S.A. Ackerman, F.H. Ahmed, A. Albanil-Encarnacion, E.J. Alfaro, L.M. Alves, R. Allan, J.A. Amador, P. Ambenje, M.D. Antoine, and others. 2012. State of the Climate in 2011. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 93(7):S1–S263, https://doi.org/10.1175/2012BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Afansyev, Y.D., A.G. Kostianoy, A.G. Zatsepin, and P.M. Poulain. 2002. Analysis of velocity field in the eastern Black Sea from satellite data during the Black Sea ’99 experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 107(C8), https://doi.org/10.1029/2000jc000578.

Agostinho, P., J. Garcia, C. Whelan, A. Alonso-Martirena, and Asme. 2008. The Galicia HF Experience: Analysis of the results of the seasonde HF radar experience in Galicia. Pp. 919–925 in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 15–20, 2008, Estoril, Portugal, ASME, https://doi.org/10.1115/OMAE2008-57831.

Aguiar, A.C.B., A.J. Peliz, A.C. Pires, and B. Le Cann. 2011. Zonal structure of the mean flow and eddies in the Azores Current system.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 116(C2), https://doi.org/10.1029/2010jc006538.

Alari, V., J.-V. Björkqvist, V. Kaldvee, K. Mölder, S. Rikka, A. Kask-Korb, K. Vahter, S. Pärt, N. Vidjajev, and H. Tõnisson. 2022. LainePoiss®— A lightweight and ice-resistant wave buoy.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-21-0091.1.

Albertella, A., R. Savcenko, T. Janjic, R. Rummel, W. Bosch, and J. Schroter. 2014. Mean dynamic ocean topography in the Southern Ocean from GRACE and GOCE and multi-mission altimeter data. Pp. 81–87 in Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet, C. Rizos, and P. Willis, eds, Springer.

Alerskans, E., J.L. Hoyer, C.L. Gentemann, L.T. Pedersen, P. Nielsen-Englyst, and C. Donlon. 2020. Construction of a climate data record of sea surface temperature from passive microwave measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment 236:111485, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111485.

Aleynik, D., A.C. Dale, M. Porter, and K. Davidson. 2016. A high resolution hydrodynamic model system suitable for novel harmful algal bloom modelling in areas of complex coastline and topography. Harmful Algae 53:102–117, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2015.11.012.

Alford, M.H., T. Peacock, J.A. MacKinnon, J.D. Nash, M.C. Buijsman, L.R. Centurioni, S.Y. Chao, M.H. Chang, D.M. Farmer, O.B. Fringer, and others. 2015. The formation and fate of internal waves in the South China Sea. Nature 528:152, https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16157.

Alpers, W., P. Brandt, A. Lazar, D. Dagorne, B. Sow, S. Faye, M.W. Hansen, A. Rubino, P.M. Poulain, and P. Brehmer. 2013. A small-scale oceanic eddy off the coast of West Africa studied by multi-sensor satellite and surface drifter data.  Remote Sensing of Environment 129:132–143, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2012.10.032.

Alrabeh, A., R. Lardner, N. Gunay, R. Khan, M. Hossain, R. Reynolds, and W.J. Lehr. 1993. On mathematical and empirical models for surface oil-spill transport in the Gulf. Marine Pollution Bulletin 27:71–77, https://doi.org/10.1016/0025-326x(93)90009-9.

Amador, A., and M. Canals. 2016. Design and development of an instrumented drifter for Lagrangian measurements of inertial particle dynamics in breaking waves. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering 41(1):82–93, https://doi.org/10.1109/joe.2015.2389591.

Amador, A., M. Canals, G. Guerrero, J. Cruz, E. Ortiz, and Ieee. 2012. Development of novel instrumented Lagrangian drifters to probe the internal structure of breaking surface waves. In 2012 Oceans, proceedings of a conference held October 14–19 in Hampton Roads, VA, https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2012.6404992.

Ambe, D., S. Imawaki, H. Uchida, and K. Ichikawa. 2004. Estimating the Kuroshio axis south of Japan using combination of satellite altimetry and drifting buoys. Journal of Oceanography 60(2):375–382, https://doi.org/10.1023/B:JOCE.0000038343.31468.fe.

Andersson, M., K.A. Orvik, J.H. LaCasce, I. Koszalka, and C. Mauritzen. 2011. Variability of the Norwegian Atlantic Current and associated eddy field from surface drifters.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 116(C8), https://doi.org/10.1029/2011jc007078.

Andres, M., S. Jan, T.B. Sanford, V. Mensah, L.R. Centurioni, and J.W. Book. 2015. Mean Structure and Variability of the Kuroshio from Northeastern Taiwan to Southwestern Japan. Oceanography 28(4):84–95, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2015.84.

Andres, M., M. Siegelman, V. Hormann, R.C. Musgrave, S.T. Merrifield, D.L. Rudnick, M.A. Merrifield, M.H. Alford, G. Voet, H.W. Wijesekera, and others. 2019. Eddies, topography, and the abyssal flow by the Kyushu-Palau Ridge near Velasco Reef. Oceanography 32(4):46–55, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.410.

Aoyagi, H., Y. Michida, M. Inada, H. Otobe, R. Takimoto, and Ieee. 2004. Experiment of particle dispersion on the sea surface with GPS tracked drifters. Pp. 139–145 in Proceedings, MTS/IEEE Techno-Ocean ’04, November 9–12, 2004, Kobe, Japan, https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2004.1402908.

Ardhuin, F., J.E. Stopa, B. Chapron, F. Collard, R. Husson, R.E. Jensen, J. Johannessen, A. Mouche, M. Passaro, G.D. Quartly, and others. 2019. Observing sea states. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:124, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00124.

Arguez, A., A.M. Waple, and A.M. Sanchez-Lugo. 2007. State of the climate in 2006. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 88(6):S8–S135, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-88-6-929.

Arndt, D.S., J. Blunden, R.J.H. Dunn, D.M. Stanitski, N. Gobron, K.M. Willett, A. Sanchez-Lugo, P. Berrisford, C. Morice, J.P. Nicolas, and others. 2019. State of the Climate in 2018.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 100(9):S1–S306, https://doi.org/10.1175/2019BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Arndt, D.S., J. Blunden, G. Hartfield, S.A. Ackerman, R. Adler, E.J. Alfaro, R.P. Allan, R. Allan, L.M. Alves, J.A. Amador, and others. 2018. State of the Climate in 2017.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99(8):S1–S310, https://doi.org/10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Arndt, D.S., J. Blunden, R.J.H. Dunn, A.P. Aaron-Morrison, A. Abdallah, S.A. Ackerman, R. Adler, E.J. Alfaro, R.P. Allan, R. Allan, and others. 2017. State of the Climate in 2016.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98(8):S1–S277, https://doi.org/10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Arndt, D.S., J. Blunden, K.M. Willett, A.P. Aaron-Morrison, S.A. Ackerman, N.G. Adams, R.F. Adler, A. Albanil, E.J. Alfaro, R. Allan, and others. 2016. State of the Climate in 2015.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 97(8):S1–S275, https://doi.org/10.1175/2016BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Arndt, D.S., J. Blunden, K.W. Willett, A.P. Aaron-Morrison, S.A. Ackerman, J.I. Adamu, A. Albanil, E.J. Alfaro, R. Allan, R.B. Alley, and others. 2015. State of the Climate in 2014.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 96(7):S1–S267, https://doi.org/10.1175/2015BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Assad, L.P.D., M.D. Fragoso, L. Landau, F. Adissi, and Asme. 2014. The ocean observing system for Santos Basin: Project Blue. 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 2014, Vol 7: Ocean Space Utilization. In Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 8–13, 2014, San Francisco, CA, V007T05A002. ASME,  https://doi.org/10.1115/OMAE2014-23231.

Atkinson, C.P., N.A. Rayner, J. Roberts-Jones, and R.O. Smith. 2013. Assessing the quality of sea surface temperature observations from drifting buoys and ships on a platform-by-platform basis.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 118(7):3,507–3,529, https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrc.20257.

Austin, J., and S. Atkinson. 2004. The design and testing of small, low-cost GPS-tracked surface drifters.  Estuaries 27(6):1,026–1,029, https://doi.org/10.1007/bf02803428.

Azevedo, M.H., N. Rudorff, and J.A.N. Aravequia. 2021. Evaluation of the ABI/GOES-16 SST Product in the Tropical and Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing 13(2):192, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13020192.


Ballestero, D., and J.E. Coen. 2004. Generation and propagation of anticyclonic rings in the Gulf of Papagayo. International Journal of Remote Sensing 25(11):2217-2224, https://doi.org/10.1080/01431160310001642395.

Balwada, D., J.H. LaCasce, and K.G. Speer. 2016. Scale-dependent distribution of kinetic energy from surface drifters in the Gulf of Mexico.  Geophysical Research Letters 43(20):10,856–10,863, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl069405.

Bao, M., W.B. Guan, Y. Yang, Z.Y. Cao, and Q. Chen. 2015. Drifting trajectories of green algae in the western Yellow Sea during the spring and summer of 2012. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 163:9–16, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.02.009.

Baringer, M.O., D.S. Arndt, and M.R. Johnson. 2010. State of the Climate in 2009. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 91(7):S1–S221, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-91-7-StateoftheClimate.

Barth, J.A. 2003. Anomalous southward advection during 2002 in the northern California Current: Evidence from Lagrangian surface drifters. Geophysical Research Letters 30(15), https://doi.org/10.1029/2003gl017511.

Barth, J.A., S.D. Pierce, and T.J. Cowles. 2005. Mesoscale structure and its seasonal evolution in the northern California Current System. Deep Sea Research Part II 52(1-2):5–28, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2004.09.026.

Barth, J.A., S.D. Pierce, and R.L. Smith. 2000. A separating coastal upwelling jet at Cape Blanco, Oregon and its connection to the California Current System. Deep Sea Research Part II 47(5-6):783–810, https://doi.org/10.1016/s0967-0645(99)00127-7.

Barth, J.A., and R.L. Smith. 1998. Separation of a coastal upwelling jet at Cape Blanco, Oregon, USA.  South African Journal of Marine Science-Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Seewetenskap 19:5–14, https://doi.org/10.2989/025776198784126674.

Bartlett, J.C., P. Convey, K.A. Hughes, S.E. Thorpe, and S.A.L. Hayward. 2021. Ocean currents as a potential dispersal pathway for Antarctica’s most persistent non-native terrestrial insect. Polar Biology 44(1):209–216, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-020-02792-2.

Bassett, C., J. Thomson, B. Polagye, K. Rhinefrank, and Ieee. 2011. Underwater noise measurements of a 1/7th scale wave energy converter. Paper presented at Oceans 2011, held September 19–22, 2011, in Waikoloa, HI, https://doi.org/10.23919/OCEANS.2011.6107283.

Baturin, N.G., and P.P. Niiler. 1997. Effects of instability waves in the mixed layer of the equatorial Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 102(C13):27,771–27,793, https://doi.org/10.1029/97jc02455.

Baudena, A., E. Ser-Giacomi, C. Lopez, E. Hernandez-Garcia, and F. d’Ovidio. 2019. Crossroads of the mesoscale circulation. Journal of Marine Systems 192:1–14, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.12.005.

Bauer, S., M.S. Swenson, and A. Griffa. 2002. Eddy mean flow decomposition and eddy diffusivity estimates in the tropical Pacific Ocean: 2. Results.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 107(C10), https://doi.org/10.1029/2000jc000613.

Beal, L.M., V. Hormann, R. Lumpkin, and G.R. Foltz. 2013. The Response of the Surface Circulation of the Arabian Sea to Monsoonal Forcing. Journal of Physical Oceanography 43(9):2,008–2,022, https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-13-033.1.

Beal, L.M., J. Vialard, M.K. Roxy, J. Li, M. Andres, H. Annamalai, M. Feng, W. Han, R. Hood, T. Lee, and others. 2020. A road map to IndOOS-2: Better observations of the rapidly warming Indian Ocean.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 101(11):E1891–E1913, https://doi.org/10.1175/bams-d-19-0209.1.

Beardsley, R.C., R. Limeburner, and W.B. Owens. 2004. Drifter measurements of surface currents near Marguerite Bay on the western Antarctic Peninsula shelf during austral summer and fall, 2001 and 2002.  Deep Sea Research Part II 51(17–19):1,947–1,964, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2004.07.031.

Bedi, K., D. Gomez-Ullate, A. Izquierdo, and T.F. Montblanc. 2019. Validating ocean general circulation models via Lagrangian particle simulation and data from drifting buoys. Pp. 253–264 in Proceedings of Computational Science – ICCS 2019, 19th International Conference, Faro, Portugal, June 12–14, 2019, Part IV, J.M.F. Rodrigues, P.J.S. Cardoso, J. Monteiro, R. Lam, V.V. Krzhizhanovskaya, M.H. Lees, J.J. Dongarra, and P.M.A. Sloot, eds, Springer.

Belkin, I., A. Foppert, T. Rossby, S. Fontana, and C. Kincaid. 2020. A double-thermostad warm-core ring of the Gulf Stream.  Journal of Physical Oceanography 50(2):489–507, https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-18-0275.1.

Bellomo, L., A. Griffa, S. Cosoli, P. Falcof, R. Gerin, I. Iermanof, A. Kalampokis, Z. Kokkini, A. Lana, M.G. Magaldi, and others. 2015. Toward an integrated HF radar network in the Mediterranean Sea to improve search and rescue and oil spill response: The TOSCA project experience. Journal of Operational Oceanography 8(2):95–107, https://doi.org/10.1080/1755876x.2015.1087184.

Bender, E. 1978. Drifting buoys collect meteorologicla data. Sea Technology 19(8):25–27.

Bengtsson, T., R. Milliff, R. Jones, D. Nychka, and P.P. Niiler. 2005. A state-space model for ocean drifter motions dominated by inertial oscillations.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 110(C10), https://doi.org/10.1029/2004jc002850.

Benjamins, S., A. Dale, N. van Geel, and B. Wilson. 2016. Riding the tide: use of a moving tidal-stream habitat by harbour porpoises.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 549:275–288, https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11677.

Berger, B.W., and C.A. Friehe. 1995. Boundary-layer structure near the cold front of a marine cyclone during Erica. Boundary-Layer Meteorology 73(3):227–253, https://doi.org/10.1007/bf00711258.

Bern, T.I., T. Wahl, T. Anderssen, and R. Olsen. 1993. Oil-spill detection using satellite based SAR – Experience from a field experiment.  Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 59(3):423–428.

Beron-Vera, F.J., and J.H. Lacasce. 2016. Statistics of simulated and observed pair separations in the Gulf of Mexico.  Journal of Physical Oceanography 46(7):2,183–2,199, https://doi.org/10.1175/jpo-d-15-0127.1.

Beron-Vera, F.J., M.J. Olascoaga, G. Haller, M. Farazmand, J. Trinanes, and Y. Wang. 2015. Dissipative inertial transport patterns near coherent Lagrangian eddies in the ocean. Chaos 25(8), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4928693.

Beron-Vera, F.J., M.J. Olascoaga, and R. Lumpkin. 2016. Inertia-induced accumulation of flotsam in the subtropical gyres. Geophysical Research Letters 43(23):12,228–12,233, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl071443.

Beron-Vera, F.J., M.J. Olascoaga, Y. Wang, J. Trinanes, and P. Perez-Brunius. 2018. Enduring Lagrangian coherence of a Loop Current ring assessed using independent observations. Scientific Reports 8:11275, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-29582-5.

Berry, D.I., G.K. Corlett, O. Embury, and C.J. Merchant. 2018. Stability assessment of the (A)ATSR sea surface temperature climate dataset from the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative. Remote Sensing 10(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10010126.

Berry, D.I., and E.C. Kent. 2017. Assessing the health of the in situ global surface marine climate observing system. International Journal of Climatology 37(5):2,248–2,259, https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.4914.

Berta, M., A. Griffa, A.C. Haza, J. Horstmann, H.S. Huntley, R. Ibrahim, B. Lund, T.M. Özgökmen, and A.C. Poje. 2020. Submesoscale kinematic properties in summer and winter surface flows in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 125(10), https://doi.org/10.1029/2020jc016085.

Berta, M., A. Griffa, M.G. Magaldi, T.M. Özgökmen, A.C. Poje, A.C. Haza, and M.J. Olascoaga. 2015. Improved surface velocity and trajectory estimates in the Gulf of Mexico from blended satellite altimetry and drifter data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 32(10):1,880–1,901, https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech-d-14-00226.1.

Berti, S., F.A. Dos Santos, G. Lacorata, and A. Vulpiani. 2011. Lagrangian drifter dispersion in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography 41(9):1,659–1,672, https://doi.org/10.1175/2011jpo4541.1.

Bingham, F.M. 1998. Evidence for the existence of a North Hawaiian Ridge Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography 28(5):991–998, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0485(1998)028<0991:efteoa>2.0.co;2.

Bingham, F.M. 2019. Subfootprint variability of sea surface salinity observed during the SPURS-1 and SPURS-2 field campaigns. Remote Sensing 11(22), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11222689.

Bingham, F.M., P. Li, Z.J. Li, Q. Vu, and Y. Chao. 2015. Data management support for the SPURS Atlantic field campaign. Oceanography 28(1):46–55, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2015.13.

Bingham, F.M., and Z.J. Li. 2020. Spatial scales of sea surface salinity subfootprint variability in the SPURS regions. Remote Sensing 12(23), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12233996.

Bingham, F.M., V. Tsontos, A. DeChardn, C.J. Lauter, and L. Taylor. 2019. The SPURS-2 eastern tropical Pacific field campaign data collection.  Oceanography 32(2):142–149, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.222.

Bitterman, D.S., and D.V. Hansen. 1993. Evaluation of sea-surface temperature measurements from drifting buoys. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 10(1):88–96, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1993)010<0088:eosstm>2.0.co;2.

Black, P.G. 2012. Tropical cyclone unusual intensity and structure change in the western North Pacific observed by reconnaissance aircraft during TPARC/TCS08 and ITOP/TCS10. Tropical Cyclone Research and Review 1(1):75–88, https://doi.org/10.6057/2012tcrro1.09.

Black, P.G., E.A. D’Asaro, W.M. Drennan, J.R. French, P.P. Niiler, T.B. Sanford, E.J. Terrill, E.J. Walsh, and J.A. Zhang. 2007. Air-sea exchange in hurricanes – Synthesis of observations from the coupled boundary layer air-sea transfer experiment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 88(3):357–374, https://doi.org/10.1175/bams-88-3-357.

Blackmore, T., A. O’Carroll, K. Fennig, and R. Saunders. 2012. Correction of AVHRR Pathfinder SST data for volcanic aerosol effects using ATSR SSTs and TOMS aerosol optical depth.  Remote Sensing of Environment 116:107–117, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2011.04.040.

Blanken, H., C. Hannah, M.K. Jody, and T. Juhasz. 2020. Surface drift and dispersion in a multiply connected fjord system. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 125(2), https://doi.org/10.1029/2019jc015425.

Blanken, H., C. Valeo, C. Hannah, U.T. Khan, and T. Juhasz. 2021. A fuzzy-based framework for assessing uncertainty in drift prediction using observed currents and winds. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:618094, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.618094.

Blockley, E.W., M.J. Martin, and P. Hyder. 2012. Validation of FOAM near-surface ocean current forecasts using Lagrangian drifting buoys. Ocean Science 8(4):551–565, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-8-551-2012.

Blouch, P., and P. Poli. 2018. Drifting buoys. Pp. 237–252 in Challenges and Innovations in Ocean in Situ Sensors: Measuring Inner Ocean Processes and Health in the Digital Age, E. Delory, and J. Pearlman, eds, Elsevier.

Blunden, J., and D.S. Arndt, eds. 2020. State of the Climate in 2019. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 101(8):/s1–S429 ,https://doi.org/10.1175/2020BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

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