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2018

  • Hutchinson, K.A.L.M. BealP. Penven, I. Ansorge, and J.C. Hermes. (2018), Seasonal phasing of Agulhas Current transport tied to a baroclinic adjustment of near‐field windsJ. Geophys. Res. Oceans,. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014319
  • McMonigal, K., Beal, L. M., & Willis, J. K. (2018). The seasonal cycle of the South Indian Ocean subtropical gyre circulation as revealed by Argo and satellite dataGeophysical Research Letters45https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078420
  • Elipot, S., & Beal, L. M. (2018). Observed Agulhas Current sensitivity to interannual and long-term trend atmospheric forcings. Journal of Climate31(8), 3077-3098. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0597.1 

2017

  • Morris, T., Hermes, J., Beal, L., du Plessis, M., Rae, C. D., Gulekana, M., ... & Ansorge, I. J. (2017). The importance of monitoring the Greater Agulhas Current and its inter-ocean exchanges using large mooring arrays. South African Journal of Science113(7-8), 1-7. https://dx.doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2017/20160330
  • Centurioni, L., Hormann, V., Talley, L., Arzeno, I., Beal, L., Caruso, M., . . . Wang, H. (2017). Northern Arabian Sea Circulation-Autonomous Research (NASCar): A RESEARCH INITIATIVE BASED ON AUTONOMOUS SENSORS. Oceanography, 30(2), 74-87. http://www.jstor.org/stable/26201851
  • Leber, G. M., Beal, L. M., & Elipot, S. (2017). Wind and current forcing combine to drive strong upwelling in the Agulhas Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography47(1), 123-134. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0079.1 

2016

  • Beal, L. M., & Elipot, S. (2016). Broadening not strengthening of the Agulhas Current since the early 1990s. Nature540(7634), 570. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature19853
  • Cheng, Y., Putrasahan, D., Beal, L., & Kirtman, B. (2016). Quantifying Agulhas leakage in a high-resolution climate model. Journal of Climate29(19), 6881-6892. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0568.1
  • Putrasahan, D., Kirtman, B. P., & Beal, L. M. (2016). Modulation of SST interannual variability in the Agulhas leakage region associated with ENSO. Journal of Climate29(19), 7089-7102. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0172.1 

2015

  • Elipot, S., & Beal, L. M. (2015). Characteristics, energetics, and origins of Agulhas Current meanders and their limited influence on ring shedding. Journal of Physical Oceanography45(9), 2294-2314. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-14-0254.1
  • Putrasahan, D. A., Beal, L. M., Kirtman, B. P., & Cheng, Y. (2015). A new Eulerian method to estimate “spicy” Agulhas leakage in climate models. Geophysical Research Letters42(11), 4532-4539. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GL064482
  • Leber, G. M., & Beal, L. M. (2015). Local water mass modifications by a solitary meander in the Agulhas Current. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans120(6), 4503-4515. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JC010863 
  • Beal, L. M., Elipot, S., Houk, A., & Leber, G. M. (2015). Capturing the transport variability of a western boundary jet: Results from the Agulhas Current Time-Series Experiment (ACT). Journal of Physical Oceanography45(5), 1302-1324. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-14-0119.1

2014

  • Leber, G. M., & Beal, L. M. (2014). Evidence that Agulhas Current transport is maintained during a meander. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans119(6), 3806-3817. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JC009802
  • Rousset, C., & Beal, L. M. (2014). Closing the transport budget of the Florida Straits. Geophysical Research Letters41(7), 2460-2466. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL059498

2013

  • Imawaki, S., Bower, A. S., Beal, L., & Qiu, B. (2013). Ocean Circulation and Climate: Chapter 13. Western Boundary Currents (Vol. 103). Elsevier Inc. Chapters. 
  • Beal, L. M., Hormann, V., Lumpkin, R., & Foltz, G. R. (2013). The response of the surface circulation of the Arabian Sea to monsoonal forcing. Journal of Physical Oceanography43(9), 2008-2022. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-033.1
  • Cronin, M. F., Tozuka, T., Biastoch, A., Durgadoo, J. V., & Beal, L. M. (2013). Prevalence of strong bottom currents in the greater Agulhas system. Geophysical Research Letters40(9), 1772-1776. https://doi.org/10.1002/grl.50400
  • Frajka‐Williams, E., Johns, W. E., Meinen, C. S., Beal, L. M., & Cunningham, S. A. (2013). Eddy impacts on the Florida Current. Geophysical Research Letters40(2), 349-353. https://doi.org/10.1002/grl.50115
  • Imawaki, S., Bower, A. S., Beal, L., & Qiu, B. (2013). Western boundary currents. In International Geophysics (Vol. 103, pp. 305-338). Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-391851-2.00013-1
  • Beal, L. M., & Donohue, K. A. (2013). The Great Whirl: Observations of its seasonal development and interannual variability. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans118(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012JC008198

2012

  • Sebille, E., Johns, W. E., & Beal, L. M. (2012). Does the vorticity flux from Agulhas rings control the zonal pathway of NADW across the South Atlantic?. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans117(C5). https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007684

2011

  • Sebille, E., Baringer, M. O., Johns, W. E., Meinen, C. S., Beal, L. M., Jong, M. F., & Aken, H. M. (2011). Propagation pathways of classical Labrador Sea water from its source region to 26 N. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans116(C12). https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007171
  • Rayner, D., Hirschi, J. J. M., Kanzow, T., Johns, W. E., Wright, P. G., Frajka-Williams, E., ... & Beal, L. M. (2011). Monitoring the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography58(17-18), 1744-1753. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.056 
  • Rousset, C., & Beal, L. M. (2011). On the seasonal variability of the currents in the Straits of Florida and Yucatan Channel. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans116(C8). https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JC006679
  • van Sebille, E., Beal, L. M., & Johns, W. E. (2011). Advective time scales of Agulhas leakage to the North Atlantic in surface drifter observations and the 3D OFES model. Journal of Physical Oceanography41(5), 1026-1034. https://doi.org/10.1175/2011JPO4602.1 
  • Johns, W. E., Baringer, M. O., Beal, L. M., Cunningham, S. A., Kanzow, T., Bryden, H. L., ... & Curry, R. (2011). Continuous, array-based estimates of Atlantic Ocean heat transport at 26.5 N. Journal of Climate24(10), 2429-2449. https://doi.org/10.1175/2010JCLI3997.1
  • Beal, L. M., De Ruijter, W. P., Biastoch, A., Zahn, R., Cronin, M., Hermes, J., ... & Bornman, T. (2011). On the role of the Agulhas system in ocean circulation and climate. Nature472(7344), 429. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature09983

2010

  • Kanzow, T., Cunningham, S. A., Johns, W. E., Hirschi, J. J., Marotzke, J., Baringer, M. O., ... , Beal, L. M. & Bryden, H. L. (2010). Seasonal variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26.5 N. Journal of Climate23(21), 5678-5698. https://doi.org/10.1175/2010JCLI3389.1
  • Rousset, C., & Beal, L. M. (2010). Observations of the Florida and Yucatan Currents from a Caribbean cruise ship. Journal of Physical Oceanography40(7), 1575-1581. https://doi.org/10.1175/2010JPO4447.1
  • Kanzow, T., Cunningham, S., Johns, W., Bryden, H., Hirschi, J., Baringer, M., ... & Beal, L. (2010, May). Continuous observations of the variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26.5° N: Major results and present challenges. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts(Vol. 12, p. 7074). 
  • Van Sebille, E., Beal, L. M., & Biastoch, A. (2010). Sea surface slope as a proxy for Agulhas Current strength. Geophysical Research Letters37(9). https://doi.org/10.1029/2010GL042847
  • Masumoto, Y., Yu, W., Meyers, G., D’Adamo, N., Beal, L., de Ruijter, W. P. M., ... & McCreary Jr, J. P. (2010). Observing systems in the Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the" OceanObs9

2009

  • Beal, L. M. (2009). A time series of Agulhas Undercurrent transport. Journal of physical oceanography39(10), 2436-2450. https://doi.org/10.1175/2009JPO4195.1
  • Biastoch, A., Beal, L. M., Lutjeharms, J. R. E., & Casal, T. G. D. (2009). Variability and coherence of the Agulhas Undercurrent in a high-resolution ocean general circulation model. Journal of physical oceanography39(10), 2417-2435. https://doi.org/10.1175/2009JPO4184.1
  • Send, U., Davis, R., Fischer, J., Imawaki, S., Kessler, W., Meinen, C., ... Beal, L. M. & Toole, J. (2009). A global boundary current circulation observing network. OceanObs09 Community White Paperhttp://www.oceanobs09.net/proceedings/cwp/Send-OceanObs09.cwp.78.pdf
  • Casal, T. G., Beal, L. M., Lumpkin, R., & Johns, W. E. (2009). Structure and downstream evolution of the Agulhas Current system during a quasi‐synoptic survey in February–March 2003. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans114(C3). https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JC004954
  • Beal, L. M., Cipollini, P., & Lutjeharms, J. (2009). ACT: Towards a multi-decadal index of Agulhas Current transport. Proc. OceanObs9, 1-3. 

2008

  • Beal, L. M., Hummon, J. M., Williams, E., Brown, O. B., Baringer, W., & Kearns, E. J. (2008). Five years of Florida Current structure and transport from the Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Explorer of the Seas. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans113(C6). https://doi.org/10.1029/2007JC004154
  • Johns, W. E., Beal, L. M., Baringer, M. O., Molina, J. R., Cunningham, S. A., Kanzow, T., & Rayner, D. (2008). Variability of shallow and deep western boundary currents off the Bahamas during 2004–05: Results from the 26 N RAPID–MOC array. Journal of Physical Oceanography38(3), 605-623. https://doi.org/10.1175/2007JPO3791.1
  • Kanzow, T., Hirschi, J. J. M., Meinen, C., Rayner, D., Cunningham, S. A., Marotzke, J., ... , Beal, L. M. & Baringer, M. O. (2008). A prototype system for observing the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation–scientific basis, measurement and risk mitigation strategies, and first results. Journal of Operational Oceanography1(1), 19-28. https://doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2008.11020092

2007

  • Kanzow, T., Cunningham, S. A., Rayner, D., Hirschi, J. J. M., Johns, W. E., Baringer, M. O., ... , Beal, L. M. & Marotzke, J. (2007). Observed flow compensation associated with the MOC at 26.5 N in the Atlantic. science317(5840), 938-941. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/317/5840/938.full
  • Cunningham, S. A., Kanzow, T., Rayner, D., Baringer, M. O., Johns, W. E., Marotzke, J., ... , Beal, L. M. & Meinen, C. S. (2007). Temporal variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26.5 N. science317(5840), 935-938. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/317/5840/935.full
  • Beal, L. M. (2007). Is interleaving in the Agulhas Current driven by near-inertial velocity perturbations?. Journal of physical oceanography37(4), 932-945. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO3040.1

2006

  • Beal, L. M., Chereskin, T. K., Lenn, Y. D., & Elipot, S. (2006). The sources and mixing characteristics of the Agulhas Current. Journal of physical oceanography36(11), 2060-2074. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO2964.1
  • Casal, T. G., Beal, L. M., & Lumpkin, R. (2006). A North Atlantic deep-water eddy in the Agulhas Current system. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers53(10), 1718-1728. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2006.08.007

2005

2003

  • Beal, L. M., & Chereskin, T. K. (2003). The volume transport of the Somali Current during the 1995 southwest monsoon. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography50(12-13), 2077-2089. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(03)00046-8
  • Beal, L. M., Chereskin, T. K., Bryden, H. L., & Ffield, A. (2003). Variability of water properties, heat and salt fluxes in the Arabian Sea, between the onset and wane of the 1995 southwest monsoon. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography50(12-13), 2049-2075. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(03)00045-6

2002

  • Chereskin, T. K., Wilson, W. D., & Beal, L. M. (2002). The Ekman temperature and salt fluxes at 8° 30′ N in the Arabian Sea during the 1995 southwest monsoon. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography49(7-8), 1211-1230. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(01)00168-0

2001

  • Bryden, H. L., & Beal, L. M. (2001). Role of the Agulhas Current in Indian Ocean circulation and associated heat and freshwater fluxes. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers48(8), 1821-1845. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0637(00)00111-4

2000

  • Donohue, K. A., Firing, E., & Beal, L. (2000). Comparison of three velocity sections of the Agulhas Current and Agulhas Undercurrent. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans105(C12), 28585-28593. https://doi.org/10.1029/1999JC000201
  • Beal, L. M., Molinari, R. L., Chereskin, T. K., & Robbins, P. E. (2000). Reversing bottom circulation in the Somali Basin. Geophysical Research Letters27(16), 2565-2568. https://doi.org/10.1029/1999GL011316
  • Beal, L. M., Ffield, A., & Gordon, A. L. (2000). Spreading of Red Sea overflow waters in the Indian Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans105(C4), 8549-8564. https://doi.org/10.1029/1999JC900306

1999

  • Beal, L. M., & Bryden, H. L. (1999). The velocity and vorticity structure of the Agulhas Current at 32 S. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans104(C3), 5151-5176. https://doi.org/10.1029/1998JC900056
  • Beal, L. M. (1999). Observations of the velocity structure of the Agulhas Current. 

1997

1995