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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS  *indicates student advisee

Omand, M.M., Steinberg, D.K., Stamieszkin K.S. (2021) Cloud shadows drive vertical migrations of deep-dwelling marine life. PNAS accepted article.

Rossby, T., Omand, M., Palter, J., & Hebert, D. (2021). On rates of isopycnal dispersion at the submesoscale. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL093526.

Estapa, M, Buesseler, K, Durkin, CA, Omand, M.M., Benitez-Nelson, CR, Roca-Martı ́, M, Breves, E, Kelly, RP, Pike, S. (2021). Biogenic sinking particle fluxes and sediment trap collection efficiency at Ocean Station Papa. Elementa:Science of Anthropocene 9(1).


Dever, M., Nicholson, D., Omand, M.M. and Mahadevan A. (2021). Size-differentiated export in a different dynamical regimes in the ocean, Global Biogeochem. Cycles

*Johnson, A. and Omand, M.M. Evolution of a subducted carbon-rich filament on the edge of the North Atlantic Gyre. In press Journal of Geophysical Research 10.1029/2020JC016685


Durkin, C.A, Buesseler, K.O., Cetinić, I., Estapa, M.L, Kelly, R.P., Omand, M.M. A visual tour of carbon export by sinking particles. Limnology and Oceanography in press


*Walcutt, N.L., Knörlein, B., Cetinic ́I., Ljubesic, Z., Bosak, S., Sgouros, T.,  Montalbano, A.L., Neeley, A., Menden-Deuer, S., Omand, M.M. (2020) Assessment of Holographic Microscopy for Quantifying Marine Particle Size and Concentration. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods doi: 10.1002/lom3.10379

Omand, M.M., Govindarajan, R., Mahadevan, A., (2020) Sinking flux of particulate organic matter in the oceans: Sensitivity to particle characteristics. Nature: Scientific Reports 10, 5582 doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-60424-5

Estapa, M., Valdes, J., Tradd, K., Sugar, J., Omand, M.M., Buesseler K., (2020) The neutrally buoyant sediment trap: two decades of progress. JAOTech (in press)

*Walcutt, N.L., Knorlein, B., Sgouros, T., Cetinic, I. and Omand M.M., (2019) Virtual Reality and Oceanography: Overview, Applications, and Perspective. Front. Mar. Sci. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00644


Sherin, C.K., Sarma, V.V.S.S., Rao, G.D., Viswanadham R., Omand, M.M., Murty, V.S.N. (2018) New to total primary production ratio (f-ratio) in the Bay of Bengal using isotopic composition of suspended particulate organic carbon and nitrogen. Deep Sea Research I, 139: 43-54,

Omand, M.M.,  Cetinic, I., Lucas, A.J., and Mahadevan, A. (2017) Using bio-optics to reveal phytoplankton physiology from a WireWalker autonomous platform. Oceanography 30(2):128–131, 


Lee, C.M., Paluszkiewicz, T., Rudnick, D.L., Omand, M.M., and Todd, R.E. (2017). Autonomous Instruments Significantly Expand Ocean Observing. Oceanography 30(2):18–28, 

Rossby, T., Fischer, G. and Omand, M.M. (2017) A new technology for continuous long-range tracking of fish and lobster. Oceanography 30(2):36–37, 10.5670/oceanog.2017.217.

Lotliker, A.A., Omand, M.M.,  Lucas, A.J., Laney, S.R., Mahadevan, A. and Ravichandran, M. (2016)  Penetrative Radiative Flux in the Bay of Bengal. Oceanography. 29(2):214–221,

Lucas, A. J., Nash, J. D., Pinkel, R., MacKinnon, J. A., Tandon, A. Mahadevan, A. Omand, M.M., Freilich, M., Sengupta, D., Ravichandran, M. and Le Boyer, A. (2016) Adrift Upon a Salinity-Stratified Sea: A View of Upper-Ocean Processes in the Bay of Bengal During the Southwest Monsoon. Oceanography. 29(2):134–145,

Sutanu Sarkar, S., Pham, H.T., Ramachandran, S., Nash,  J.D., Tandon, A., Buckley, J., Lotliker, A. A. and Omand, M.M. (2016) The Interplay Between Submesoscale Instabilities and Turbulence in the Surface Layer of the Bay of Bengal. Oceanography. 29(2):146–157,

Mahadevan, A., Spiro Jaeger, G. Freilich, M. Omamd, M.M., Shroyer, E., Sengupa, D. (2016), Freshwater in the Bay of Bengal: Its fate and role in air-sea heat exchange. Oceanography. 29(2): 72-81, (28)

V.V.S.S. Sarma, Rao, G.D., Viswanadham, R., Sherin, C.K., Salisbury, J., Omand, M.M. Mahadevan, A., Murty, V.S.N., Shroyer, E.L., Baumgartner, M. and Stafford K. (2016) Effects of Freshwater Stratification on Nutrients, Dissolved Oxygen, and Phytoplankton in the Bay of Bengal. Oceanography. 29(2):222–231,

Wijesekera, H.W., E. Shroyer, A. Tandon, M. Ravichandran, D. Sengupta, S.U. Jinadasa, H.J. Fernando, N. Agrawal, K. Arulananthan, G.S. Bhat, M. Baumgartner, J. Buckley, L. Centurioni, P. Conry, J.T. Farrar, A.L. Gordon, V. Hormann, E. Jarosz, T.G. Jensen, S. Johnston, M. Lankhorst, C.M. Lee, L.S. Leo, I. Lozovatsky, A.J. Lucas, J. Mackinnon, A. Mahadevan, J. Nash, M.M. Omand, H. Pham, R. Pinkel, L. Rainville, S. Ramachandran, D.L. Rudnick, S. Sarkar, U. Send, R. Sharma, H. Simmons, K.M. Stafford, L. St. Laurent, K. Venayagamoorthy, R. Venkatesan, W.J. Teague, D.W. Wang, A.F. Waterhouse, R. Weller, and C.B. Whalen, 2016: ASIRI: An Ocean–Atmosphere Initiative for Bay of Bengal. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 1859–1884, 

Omand, M.M., Perry, M.J., D’Asaro, E., Lee, C., Briggs, N.A., Cetinic, I. and Mahadevan, A. (2015) Eddy-driven subduction exports particulate organic carbon from the spring bloom. Science, 348(6231) p. 222-225. doi: 10.1126/science.1260062 

Omand, M.M. and Mahadevan, A. (2014) Shape of the Oceanic Nitracline. Biogeosciences Discuss. 11, p. 14729-14763, doi:10.5194/bgd-11-14729-2014


Omand, M.M. and Mahadevan, A. (2013) Large-scale alignment of oceanic nitrate and density. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118, p. 1–11, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20379


Omand, M.M, Feddersen, F., Guza, R.T. and Franks, P.J.S. (2012) Episodic vertical nutrient fluxes and nearshore phytoplankton blooms in Southern California. Limnology and Oceanography, 57(6) p. 1673-1688.


Omand, M.M, Leichter, J.L., Franks, P.J.S., Guza, R.T., Lucas, A.J., and Feddersen, F.  (2011). Physical and Biological processes underlying the sudden appearance of a red-tide patch in the nearshore. Limnology and Oceanography, 56(3) p. 787-801. 


Omand, M.M, Feddersen, F., Clark, D.B., Franks, P.J.S., Leichter, J.L., and Guza, R.T. (2009) The influence of bubbles and sand on Chlorophyll-a fluorescence measurements in the surfzone. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 7 p. 354-362.


Clark, D.B., Feddersen, F., Omand, M.M and Guza, R.T. (2009). Measuring fluorescent dye in the bubbly and sediment laden surfzone. Water, Soil and Air Pollution, 204(1-4) p. 103-115. 


Omand, M.M, Campbell, J.L. and Maxwell, J.A. (2005) Simulation of the relationship between element concentrations and X-ray yields in the Mars Exploration Rover's X- ray spectrometer. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. In Phys. Research B229 123-136.





Fassbender, A.J., Bourbonnais, A., Clayton, S., Gaube, P., Omand, M.M., Franks, P.J.S., Altabet, M.A., and McGillicuddy Jr., D.J. (2018) Interpreting Fine-Scale Mosaics of Ocean Biogeochemistry. Eos, 99,


Clayton, S., Gaube, P., Nagai, T. Omand, M.M., and Honda, M. (2017) Fine-scale biophysical controls on nutrient supply, phytoplankton community structure, and carbon export in western boundary current regions. US CLIVAR Variations Newsletter. 15(4): 17-21.

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