Jim Moum's Publications


Pulsating stratified turbulence in the upper equatorial oceans, J. Fluid Mech., 822, 327-341, 2017. (W.D. Smyth, H. Pham, J.N. Moum and S. Sarkar) DOI: [https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.283]

Turbulent large-eddy momentum flux divergence during high wind events. 47, 1493-1517, DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0286.1, 2017. J. Phys. Oceanogr. (H.W. Wijesekera, D.W. Wang, E. Jarowsz, W.J. Teague, W.S. Pegau and J.N. Moum) [http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0286.1]

Flow variability within the Alaska Coastal Current in winter. J. Geophys. Res., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012102. (E. Jarowz, D. Wang, H. Wijesekera, W.S. Pegau and J.N. Moum) lhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC012102/full]

Ocean feedback to pulses of the Madden–Julian Oscillation in the equatorial Indian Ocean. Nature Commun. 7, 13203 doi: 10.1038/ncomms13203, 2016. (J.N. Moum. K. Pujiana, R-C. Lien and W.D. Smyth) [http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13203]

Evidence for seafloor-intensified mixing by surface-generated equatorial waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1202-1210, doi:10.1002/2015GL066472, 2016. (R.M. Holmes, J.N. Moum and L.N. Thomas) [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066472/full]

Controls on turbulent mixing in a strongly stratified and sheared tidal river plume. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46, 2373-2388. DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0156.1, 2016
 (J.T. Jurisa, J.D. Nash, J.N. Moum and L.F. Kilcher) [ http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/10.1175/JPO-D-15-0156.1 ]

Horizontal variability of high-frequency nonlinear internal waves in Massachusetts Bay detected by an array of seafloor pressure sensors. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 5587-5607. doi: 10.1002/2016JC011866, 2016. (J.A. Thomas, JA. Lerczak and J.N. Moum) [JGR]

Modification of upper-ocean temperature structure by subsurface mixing in the presence of strong salinity stratification. Oceanography, 29(2):62–71, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.3, 2016 (E.L. Shroyer, D.L. Rudnick, J.T. Farrar, B. Lim, S.K. Venayagamoorthy, L.C. St. Laurent, A. Garanaik, and J.N. Moum) [Oceanography]

Monsoon mixing cycles in the Bay of Bengal: A year-long subsurface mixing record. Oceanography, 29(2):158–169, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.4, 2016. (S.J. Warner, J. Becherer, K. Pujiana, E.L. Shroyer, M. Ravichandran, V.P. Thangaprakash and J.N. Moum [Oceanography]

Observations of currents over the deep southern Bay of Bengal with a little luck. Oceanography, 29(2):112–123, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.44, 2016. (H.W. Wijesekera, W.J. Teague, E. Jarosz, D.W. Wang, T.G. Jensen, S.U.P. Jinadasa, H.J.S. Fernando, L. Centurioni, Z.R. Hallock, E.L. Shroyer, and J.N. Moum) [Oceanography]

Energetics of bottom Ekman layers during buoyancy shutdown. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 3099-3117. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-15-0041.1, 2015. (L. Umlauf, W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum) [JPO]

Biases in Thorpe scale estimation of turbulence dissipation. Part I: Assessments from large overturns in oceanographic data. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 2497-2521, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0128.1, 2015. (B.D. Mater, S.K. Venayagamoorthy, L. St. Laurent and J.N. Moum) [JPO]

Ocean speed and turbulence measurements using pitot-static tubes on moorings, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 1400-1413, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00158.1, 2015. (J.N. Moum) [JTech]

Distinguishing ichthyogenic turbulence from geophysical turbulence. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2014JC010659, 2015. (K. Pujiana, J.N. Moum, W.D. Smyth and S.J. Warner) [JGR]

The formation and fate of internal waves in the South China Sea. Nature, 521, 65-69, doi:10.1038/nature14399, 2015. (Experiment PIs incl. J.D. Nash, J.N. Moum) [Nature]

Energy and heat fluxes due to vertically propagating Yanai waves observed in the equatorial Indian Ocean J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2014JC010152, 2015. (W.D. Smyth, T.S. Durland and J.N. Moum) [JGR]

Air-sea interactions from westerly wind bursts during the November 2011 MJO in the Indian Ocean. Bull.Am.Met.Soc., 95, 1185-1199, 2014. (J.N. Moum, S.P. de Szoeke, W.D. Smyth, J.B. Edson, H.L. DeWitt, A.J. Moulin, E.J. Thompson, C.J. Zappa, S.A. Rutledge, R.H. Johnson and C.W. Fairall) [BAMS]

Measurements of form and frictional drags over a rough topographic bank. J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-0230-1, 2014. (H.W. Wijesekera, E. Jarosz, W.J. Teague, W.D. Wang, D.B. Fribance, J.N. Moum and S.J. Warner) [JPO]

Stratification and mixing regimes in biological thin layers over the mid-Atlantic Bight. Limnol. Oceanogr., 59(4), 1349-1363, 2014. (E.L. Shroyer, J.D. Nash, K.J. Benoit-Bird and J.N. Moum) [L&O]

Effects of the diurnal cycle in solar radiation on the tropical Indian Ocean mixed layer variability during wintertime Madden-Julian Oscillations. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 4945–4964, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20395, 2013. (Y. Li, W. Han, T. Shinoda, C. Wang, R-C. Lien, J. N. Moum and J-W. Wang) [pdf]

Marginal instability and deep cycle mixing in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Geophys Res. Lett., 40, 6181-6185, DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058403, 2013. (W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Diurnal shear instability, the descent of the surface shear layer and the deep cycle of equatorial turbulence. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 2432-2455, 2013. (W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum, L. Li and S.A. Thorpe) [pdf]

Seasonal sea surface cooling in the equatorial Pacific cold tongue controlled by ocean mixing. Nature, 500, 64-67. doi:10.1038/nature12363, 2013. (J.N. Moum, A. Perlin, J.D. Nash and M.J. McPhaden) [Nature letter, News&Views]

Surface wave effects on high-frequency currents over a shelf edge bank. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1627-1647, 2013. (H.J. Wijesekera, D.W. Wang, W.J. Teague, E. Jarosz, W.E. Rogers, D.B. Fribance and J.N. Moum [pdf]

Measurement of tidal form drag using seafloor pressure sensors. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1150-1172. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-0163.1, 2013 (S.J. Warner, P. MacCready, J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Modulation of equatorial turbulence by a tropical instability wave. J. Geophys. Res., 117, C10009, doi:10.1029/2011JC007767, 2012. (R. Inoue, R.-C. Lien and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

The unpredictable nature of internal tides on the continental shelf. J. Phys. Oc., doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-028.1, 2012. (J.D. Nash, S.M. Kelly, E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum and T.F. Duda) [jpo-ams]

Comparison of thermal variance dissipation rates from moored and profiling instruments at the equator. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 1347-1362, 2012. (A. Perlin and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Ocean mixing by Kelvin-Helmoltz instability. Oceanography, 25(2) 140-149, 2012.(W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

The role of turbulence stress divergence in decelerating a river plume J. Geophys. Res., 117, C05032, doi:10.1029/2011JC007398, 2012 (L.F. Kilcher, J.D. Nash & J.N.Moum) [pdf]

On the potential for automated realtime detection of nonlinear internal waves from seafloor pressure measurements. Appl. Ocean Res., 33, 275-285.  doi:10.1016/j.apor.2011.07.007, 2011. (U. Stoeber and J.N. Moum) [pdf - author version] [science direct]

Narrowband high-frequency oscillations at the equator. Part I: Interpretation as shear instabilities. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 41, 397-411, 2011. (J.N. Moum, J.D. Nash and W.D. Smyth) [pdf]

Narrowband high-frequency oscillations at the equator. Part II: Properties of shear instabilities. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 41, 412-428, 2011. (W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Nonlinear internal waves over New Jersey’s continental shelf. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C03022, doi:10.1029/2010JC006332, 2011. (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Inertial-convective subrange estimates of thermal variance dissipation rate from moored temperature measurements. J.Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 27, 1950-1959, 2010.  (Y. Zhang and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Observations of broadband acoustic backscattering from nonlinear internal waves: assessing the contribution from microstructure. IEEE J. Oceanic Eng., 35, 695-709, 2010. (Andone C. Lavery, Dezhang Chu, and James N. Moum) [pdf]

Energy transformations and dissipation of nonlinear internal waves over New Jersey’s continental shelf. Nonlinear Proc. Geophys., 17, 345-360, 2010 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Mode 2 waves on the continental shelf: Ephemeral components of the nonlinear internal wavefield, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C07001, doi:10.1029/2009JC005605, 2010 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Vertical heat flux and lateral mass transport in nonlinear internal waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2010GL042715, 2010 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Sea surface cooling at the Equator by subsurface mixing in tropical instability waves, Nature Geoscience, 2, 761-765, 2009 (J. N. Moum, R.-C. Lien, A. Perlin, J. D. Nash, M. C. Gregg and P. J.Wiles) [pdf]

A new look at Richardson number mixing schemes for equatorial ocean modeling. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 2652-2664, 2009 (E.D. Zaron and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Measurements of acoustic scattering from zooplankton and oceanic microstructure using a broadband echosounder, ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsp242, 2009 (Andone C. Lavery, Dezhang Chu, and James N. Moum) [pdf]

The structure and composition of a highly-stratified, tidally-pulsed river plume. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B12, doi:10.1029/2008JC005036, 2009 (J. D. Nash, L. Kilcher, and J. N. Moum) [pdf]

Observations of polarity reversal in shoaling nonlinear internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 691-701, 2009 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Mixing measurements on an equatorial ocean mooring, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 26, 317-336, 2009 (J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Small-scale processes in the coastal ocean, Oceanography, 21(4), 22-33, 2008. (J.N. Moum, J.D. Nash and J.M. Klymak) [pdf]

Do observations adequately resolve the natural variability of oceanic turbulence? J. Mar. Sys., doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.10.1013, 2009. (J.N. Moum and T.P. Rippeth) [pdf]

Observations of sound intensity fluctuations due to propagating internal waves passing in the Shallow Water'06 experiment, J. Acoustic Soc. Amer., 124, EL66-EL72, 2008. (J. Luo, M. Badiey, E.A. Karjadi, B. Katsnelson, A. Tskhoidze, J.F. Lynch and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Mid-frequency sound propagation through internal waves at short range with synoptic oceanographic observations. J. Acoustic Soc. Amer., 124, EL73-EL77, 2008. (D. Rouseff, D.J. Tang, K. Williams, Z. Wang and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Seafloor pressure measurements of nonlinear internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38, 481-491, 2008. (J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Dissipative losses in nonlinear internal waves propagating across the continental shelf, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 1989-1995, 2007. (J.N. Moum, D.M. Farmer, E.L. Shroyer, W.D. Smyth and L. Armi) [pdf]

Energy transport by nonlinear internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 1968-1988, 2007. (J.N. Moum, J.M. Klymak, J.D. Nash, A. Perlin and W.D. Smyth) [pdf]

Oceanic isopycnal slope spectra: Part I: Internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 1215-1231, 2007. (J.M. Klymak and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Oceanic isopycnal slope spectra: Part II:Turbulence, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 1232-1245, 2007. (J.M. Klymak and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Enhanced turbulence due to the superposition of internal gravity wave shear on the coastal upwelling jet., J. Geophys. Res., 112, C06024, 2007. (G. Avicola, J.N. Moum, A. Perlin and M.D. Levine) [pdf]

Shallow Water '06 - A Joint Acoustic Propagation / Nonlinear Internal Wave Physics Experiment, Oceanography , 20(4), 156-167, 2007. (D.J. Tang, J.N. Moum, J. Lynch, P. Abbott, R. Chapman, P. Dahl, T. Duda, G. Gawarkieweicz, S. Glenn, J. Goff, H. Graber, J. Kemp, A. Maffei, J. Nash and A. Newhall). [pdf]

Organization of stratification, turbulence and veering in bottom Ekman layers. J. Geophys. Res., 112, C05S90, 2007. (A. Perlin, J. N. Moum, J.M. Klymak, M.D. Levine, T. Boyd and M. Kosro) [pdf]

The pressure disturbance of a nonlinear internal wave train, J. Fluid Mech, 558, 153-177, 2006. (J.N. Moum and W.D. Smyth) [pdf]

An estimate of tidal energy lost to turbulence at the Hawaiian Ridge. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36, 1148-1164, 2006. (Klymak, J.M., J.N. Moum, J.D. Nash, E. Kunze, J.B. Girton, G.S. Carter, C.M. Lee, T.B. Sanford, and M.C. Gregg) [pdf]

River plumes as a source of large-amplitude internal waves in the coastal ocean, Nature , 437, 400-403, 2005 doi:10.1038/nature03936 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Differential diffusion in breaking Kelvin-Helmholtz billows, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 1004-1022, 2005. (W.D. Smyth, J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Irreversible vertical nitrate fluxes due to turbulent mixing in a coastal upwelling system, J. Geophys. Res. , 110, C10S11, doi:10.1029/2004JC002685 , 2005 (B. Hales, J. Moum, P. Covert and A. Perlin) [pdf]

Response of the bottom boundary layer over a sloping shelf to variations in alongshore wind, J. Geophys. Res. , 110, C10S09, doi:10.1029/2004JC002500 , 2005 (A. Perlin, J. N. Moum and J.M. Klymak) [pdf]

A modified law-of-the-wall to describe velocity profiles in the bottom boundary layer, J. Geophys. Res ., 110, C10S10, doi:10.1029/2004JC002310, 2005 (A. Perlin, J.N. Moum, J.M. Klymak, M.D. Levine, T. Boyd and P.M. Kosro) [pdf]

Form drag and mixing due to tidal flow past a sharp point, J. Phys. Oceanogr , 34, 1297-1312, 2004. (K. A. Edwards, P. MacCready, J.N. Moum, G. Pawlak, J. M. Klymak and A. Perlin) [pdf]

Convectively-driven mixing in the bottom boundary layer, J. Phys. Oceanogr. , 34, 2189-2202, 2004. (J.N. Moum, A. Perlin, J.M. Klymak, M.D. Levine, T. Boyd and P.M. Kosro) [pdf]

From tides to mixing along the Hawaiian Ridge, Science 301, 355-357, 2003. (Experiment PIs including J.N. Moum) [ pdf]

Structure and generation of turbulence at interfaces strained by internal solitary waves propagating shoreward over the continental shelf, J. Phys. Oceanogr ., 33, 2093-2112, 2003 (J.N. Moum, D.M. Farmer, W.D. Smyth, L. Armi and S. Vagle) [pdf]

Internal solitary waves of elevation advancing on a sloping shelf, Geophys. Res. Lett . 30, NO. 20, 2045, doi:10.1029/2003GL017706, 2003 (J. M. Klymak and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Observations of boundary mixing over the continental slope, J. Phys. Oceanogr ., 32, 2113-2130, 2002. (J.N. Moum, D.R. Caldwell, J.D. Nash and G.D. Gunderson) [pdf]

Waves and instability in an asymmetrically stratified jet, Dyn. Atmos. Ocean , 35, 265-294, 2002. (W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum)

Microstructure observations of turbulent salinity flux and the dissipation spectrum of salinity, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 2002, 32, 2312-2333 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum). [pdf]

Microstructure estimates of turbulent salinity flux and the dissipation spectrum of salinity J. Phys. Oceanogr., 32, 2312-2330, 2002 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Shear instability and gravity wave saturation in an asymmetrically stratified jet, Dyn. Atmos. Ocean, 35, 265-294, 2002 (W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum). [pdf]

Internal hydraulic flows on the continental shelf: high drag states over a small bank, J. Geophys. Res ., 106, 4593-4611, 2001 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Upper ocean mixing. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences , vol. 6, Academic Press, 3093-3100, 2001 (J.N. Moum and W.D. Smyth) [pdf]

Three-dimensional turbulence. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences , vol. 6, Academic Press, 2947-2955, 2001 (W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

The efficiency of mixing in turbulent patches: inferences from direct simulations and microstructure observations. J. Phys. Oceanogr .,31, 1969-1992, 2001. (W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum and D.R. Caldwell) [pdf]

Length scales of turbulence in stably stratified mixing layers. Phys. Fluids , 12, 1327-1342, 2000 (W.D. Smyth and J.N Moum) [pdf]

Anisotropy of turbulence in stably stratified mixing layers. Phys. Fluids , 12, 1343-1362, 2000 (W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Topographically-induced drag and mixing at a small bank on the continental shelf. J. Phys. Oceanogr . , 30, 2049-2054, 2000 (J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Turbulent dissipation during a westerly wind burst: a comparison of large eddy simulation results and microstructure measurements. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 29, 1, 1-28, 1999 (E. Skyllingstad, W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum and H. Wijesekera)

Estimating salinity variance dissipation rate from microstructure conductivity measurements, J. Oceanic Atmos. Technol. , 16, 263-274 , 1999 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

A thermocouple probe for high speed temperature measurements in the ocean, J. Oceanic Atmos. Technol ., 16, 1474-1482, 1999 (J.D. Nash, D.R. Caldwell, M.J. Zelman and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Quantifying vertical fluxes from turbulence in the ocean, Oceanography , 10, 111-115, 1998 (J.N. Moum)

Dynamic instability of stratified shear flow in the upper equatorial Pacific, J. Geophys. Res ., 103, 10,323-10,338, 1998(C. Sun, W.D. Smyth and J.N. Moum)

Decay of turbulence in the upper ocean following sudden isolation from surface forcing, J. Phys. Oceanogr ., 27, 810-822, 1997 (W.D. Smyth, P.O. Zavialov and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Turbulence decay and restratification in the equatorial ocean surface layer following nighttime convection, J. Phys. Oceanogr. , 27, 1120-1132, 1997 (D.R. Caldwell, R.C. Lien, J.N. Moum and M.C. Gregg)

Energy-containing scales of turbulence in the ocean thermocline. J. Geophys. Res ., 101, 14,095-14,109, 1996. (J.N. Moum)

Efficiency of mixing in the main thermocline. J. Geophys. Res ., 101, 12,057-12,069, 1996 (J.N. Moum)