Publications

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Submitted

  1. Ocean fine-scale fronts driven by a freshwater Amazon plume during wintertime M. Zhou, J. Granger, C.B. Rocha, S. Siedlecki, B. Barone, A. While, Global Biogeochemical Cycles (submitted)

  2. Ocean fine-scale fronts driven by a freshwater Amazon plume during wintertime S. Coadou-Chaventon, S. Speich, D. Zhang, C.B. Rocha, S. Swart, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (submitted)

  3. Submarine Geomorphology and Processes: from coast to deep abyssal plains
    F. J. Lobo, J. L. dos Passos, R. Durán, A. López-Quirós, J. Guillén, F. Pereira, C. B. Rocha, M. M. de Mahiques, Geomorphology (submitted)

  4. Intriguing Warming of Abyssal Waters in the Argentine Basin from January 2019 to January 2023
    E. Campos, C. B. Rocha, A. Piola, M. van Caspel, O. Sato, P. Polito, M. P. Chidichimo, R. Perez, S. Dong, T. Bilo, Scientific Reports (submitted)

  5. Temporal trends and causes of deoxygenation in the northwest Atlantic shelf
    H. Nguyen, S. Siedlecki, C. B. Rocha, Z. Chen, E. Curchitser, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (submitted)

  6. Nusselt Number Scaling in Horizontal Convection: Boundary Conditions and Dimensionality
    N. Constantinou, C. B. Rocha, S. G. Llewellyn Smith, & W. R. Young, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (submitted)

Peer-reviewed publications

  1. The Rio Grande Rise Circulation: Dynamics of an Internal Tide Conversion Hotspot
    P. W. M. Souza-Neto, I. C. A. da Silveira, C. B. Rocha, C. Z. Lazaneo, P. H. R. Calil, Progress in Oceanography (in press)

  2. On the mechanisms driving latent heat flux variations in the north-west Tropical Atlantic
    P. Fernández, S. Speich, D. Lange-Vega, J. Karstensen, D. Zhang, C. B. Rocha, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (in press)

  3. A Deep Learning Approach to Estimate Ocean Salinity with Data Sampled with Expendable Bathythermographs
    E. Campos, C. B. Rocha, M. Goes, S. Dong, H. Lopez, G. Goni, Applied Ocean Research (in press)

  4. Lateral shift from turbidite- to contourite-dominated continental slope, a case study from southeast Brazil slope U. Schattner, C.B. Rocha, R.B. Ramos, N. Shtober-Zisu, F.J. Lobo, & M.M. de Mahiques, Geomorphology (2024)

  5. The Brazil Current Quasi-Stationary Unstable Meanders at 22S-23S
    I. C. A. da Silveira, F. Pereira, G. R. Flierl, I. T. Simões-Sousa, A. Palóczy, M. Borges-Silva, & C. B. Rocha, Progress in Oceanography (2023)

  6. Compact Mesoscale Eddies in the South Brazil Bight
    C. B. Rocha & I. T. Simões-Sousa, Remote Sensing (2022)

  7. Transition from Balanced to Unbalanced Motion in the Eastern Tropical Pacific
    S. M. Soares, S. T. Gille, T. K. Chereskin, E. Firing, J. Hummon, & C. B. Rocha, Journal of Physical Oceanography (2022)

  8. Exploiting Self-Organized Criticality in Strongly Stratified Turbulence
    G. P. Chini, G. Michel, K. Julien, C. B. Rocha, & C. P. Caulfield, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2022)

  9. Geomorphological Imprint of Opposing Ocean Bottom Currents, a Case Study from the Southeastern Brazilian Atlantic Margin
    M. M. de Mahiques, F. J. Lobo, U. Schattner, A. López-Quirós, C. B. Rocha, R. J. S. Dias, I. Montoya-Montes, & A. C. A. Vieira, Marine Geology (2022)

  10. EUREC4A
    B. B. Stevens et al., Earth System Science Data (2021)

  11. Can the Intermediate Western Boundary Current Recirculation Trigger the Vitória Eddy Formation?
    D. C. Napolitano, C. B. Rocha, I. C. A. da Silveira, I. T. Simões-Sousa, & G. R. Flierl, Ocean Dynamics (2021)

  12. Control of Oceanic Circulation on Sediment Distribution in the Southwestern Atlantic Margin (23 to 55S)
    M. M. de Mahiques, R. Violante, P. Franco-Fragas, L. Burone, C. B. Rocha, L. Ortega, R. F. dos Santos, B. S. M. Kim, R. C. F. Lopes, & M. C Bícego, Ocean Science (2021)

  13. The Nusselt Numbers of Horizontal Convection
    C. B. Rocha, N. Constantinou, S. G. Llewellyn-Smith, & W. R. Young, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2020)

  14. Improved Bounds on Horizontal Convection
    C. B. Rocha, T. Bossy, S. G. Llewellyn-Smith, & W. R. Young, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2020)

  15. Characterizing the Transition from Balanced to Unbalanced Motions in the Southern California Current
    T. Chereskin, C. B. Rocha, S. T. Gille, D. Menemenlis, & M. Passaro, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (2019)

  16. Blocking Statistics in a Varying Climate: Lessons from a “Traffic Jam” Model with Pseudostochastic Forcing
    A. Paradise, C. B. Rocha, P. Barbanda, & N. Nakamura, Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (2019)

  17. On the Steadiness and Instability of the Intermediate Western Boundary Current between 24S and 18S
    D. C. Napolitano, I. C. A. da Silveira, C. B. Rocha, G. R. Flierl, P. H. R. Calil, & R. P. Martins, Journal of Physical Oceanography (2019)

  18. Stimulated Generation: Extraction of Energy from Balanced Flow by Near-Inertial Waves
    C. B. Rocha, G. Wagner, & W. R. Young, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2018)

  19. Small-Scale Open Ocean Currents Have Large Effects on Wind Wave Heights
    F. Ardhuin, S. T. Gille, D. Menemenlis, C. B. Rocha, N. Rascle, B. Chapron, J. Gula, & J. Mokemaker, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (2017)

  20. Seasonality of Submesoscale Dynamics in the Kuroshio Extension
    C. B. Rocha,S. T. Gille, T. K. Chereskin, & D. Menemenlis, Geophysical Research Letters (2016)

  21. On Galerkin Approximations of the Surface Active Quasigeostrophic Equations
    C. B. Rocha, W. R. Young, & I. Grooms, Journal of Physical Oceanography (2016)

  22. Mesoscale to Submesoscale Wavenumber Spectra in Drake Passage
    C. B. Rocha, T. K. Chereskin, S. T. Gille, & D. Menemenlis, Journal of Physical Oceanography (2016)

  23. Vertical Structure, Energetics, and Dynamics of the Brazil Current System
    C. B. Rocha, I. C. A. da Silveira, B. M. Castro, & J. A. M. Lima, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (2014)

  24. Traditional Quasi-Geostrophic Modes and Surface Quasi-Geostrophic Solutions in the Southwestern Atlantic
    C. B. Rocha, A. Tandon, I. C. A. da Silveira, & J. A. M. Lima, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (2013)

Gray literature

  1. S-MODE: The Sub-Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics Experiment J. T. Farrar et al., Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (2020)

  2. Internal Gravity Waves and Meso/Sub-mesoscale Currents in the Ocean: Anticipating High-Resolution Observations from the Surface Water & Ocean Topography (SWOT) Swath Altimeter Mission E. Zaron & C. B. Rocha, Bulleting of American Meteorological Society (2020)

  3. Open Code Policy for NASA Space Science: A Perspective from NASA-Supported Ocean Modeling and Ocean Data Analysis S. T. Gille, R. Abernathey, T. Chereskin, B. Cornuelle, P. Heimbach, M. Mazloff, C. B. Rocha, S. Soares, M. Sonnewald, B. Villas Boas, J. Wang, Open Source Software Policy Options for NASA Earth and Space Sciences, The National Academies Press (2018)

  4. The Turbulent and Wavy Upper Ocean: Transition from Geostrophic Flows to Internal Waves and Stimulated Generation of Near-Inertial Waves C. B. Rocha, Ph.D. Dissertation (2018)