* Publication with a student or postdoctoral associate as first-author


  1. Zou, S., Petit, T., Li, F., & Lozier, M. S. (2024). Observation-based estimates of water mass transformation and formation in the Labrador Sea. Journal of Physical Oceanography. [Online]


  1. *Bebieva, Y., & Lozier, M. S. (2023). Fresh water and atmospheric cooling control on density-compensated overturning in the Labrador Sea. Journal of Physical Oceanography53(11), 2575-2589. [Online]
  2. Buckley MW, Lozier MS, Desbruyères D, Evans DG. 2023 Buoyancy forcing and the subpolar Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 381: 20220181. [PDF]
  3. *Petit, T., Lozier, M. S., Rühs, S., Handmann, P., & Biastoch, A. Propagation and Transformation of upper North Atlantic Deep Water from the subpolar gyre to 26.5° N. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, e2023JC019726. [Online]
  4. Lozier, M. S., (2023). Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic: a review. Philosophical Transactions R. Soc. A 381 20220191. [PDF]
  5. *Fu, Y., Lozier, M. S., Biló, T. C., Bower, A. S., Cunningham, S. A., Cyr, F., … & Yashayaev, I. (2023). Seasonality of the Meridional Overturning Circulation in the Subpolar North Atlantic. Communications Earth & Environment4(1), 181. [PDF]
  6. Zou, S., Bower, A. S., Lozier, M. S., & Furey, H. (2023). Deep Ocean Circulation in the Subpolar North Atlantic Observed by Acoustically-tracked Floats. Progress in Oceanography, 102975. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S., Bower, A. S., Furey, H. H., Drouin, K. L., Xu, X., & Zou, S. (2022). Overflow Water Pathways in the North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 102874. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2022.102874 [PDF]
  2. Roussenov, V. M., Williams, R., Lozier, M. S., Holliday, N. P., & Smith, D. (2022). Historical reconstruction of subpolar North Atlantic overturning and its relationship to density. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. DOI: 10.1029/2021JC017732 [PDF]


  1. Johnson, Gregory C., et al. “Global Oceans, BAMS State of the Climate in 2021, Chapter 3.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 103.8 (2022): S143-S192. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-22-0072.1 [Online] [PDF]
  2. Berx, B. et al. (2021) “Climate-relevant ocean transport measurements in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans,” Pp. 10–11 in Frontiers in Ocean Observing: Documenting Ecosystems, Understanding Environmental Changes, Forecasting Hazards. E.S. Kappel, S.K. Juniper, S. Seeyave, E. Smith, and M. Visbeck, eds, A Supplement to Oceanography 34(4), doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2021.supplement.02-04 [PDF]
  3. *Drouin, K. L., Lozier, M. S., Beron-Vera, F. J., Miron, P., and Olascoaga, M. J. (2021) “Surface Pathways Connecting the South and North Atlantic Oceans,” Geophysical Research Letters, (20211220). doi: 10.1029/2021GL096646. [PDF]
  4. Kostov, Y., H.L. Johnson, D.P, Marshall, P. Heimbach, G. Forget, N.P. Holliday, M.S. Lozier, F. Li, H.R. Pillar, and T. Smith, 2021. Distinct sources of interannual subtropical and subpolar Atlantic overturning variability, Nature Geosciences, , 14(7), pp. 491–495. doi: 10.1038/s41561-021-00759-4 [PDF] [Shareable Link]
  5. LeBras, I, F. Straneo, M. Muilwijk, L.H. Smedsrud, F. Li, M.S. Lozier and N.P. Holliday, 2021. How Much Arctic Fresh Water Participates in the Subpolar Overturning Circulation? J. of Physical Oceanography, 51(3), pp. 955–973. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0240.1. [PDF]
  6. Li, Z., Lozier, M. S. and Cassar, N. (2021) “Linking Southern Ocean Mixed-Layer Dynamics to Net Community Production on Various Timescales,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126(10). doi: 10.1029/2021JC017537. [PDF] [Online]
  7. Li, L., Lozier, M. S., & Li, F. (2021). Century-long cooling trend in subpolar North Atlantic forced by atmosphere: an alternative explanation. Climate Dynamics, 1-19. [PDF] [Shareable Link]
  8. Li, F., Lozier, M. S., Holliday, N. P., Johns, W. E., Le Bras, I. A., Moat, B. I., … & de Jong, M. F. (2021). Observation-based estimates of heat and freshwater exchanges from the subtropical North Atlantic to the Arctic. Progress in Oceanography197, 102640. [PDF]
  9. Li, F., M.S. Lozier, S. Bacon, A. Bower, S.A. Cunningham, et al., 2021. Subpolar North Atlantic western boundary density anomalies and the Meridional Overturning Circulation, Nature Communications, 12(1). doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23350-2. [PDF]
  10. Petit T., M.S. Lozier , S.A. Josey, S.A. Cunningham. (2021) “Role of Air–sea Fluxes and Ocean Surface Density in the Production of Deep Waters in the Eastern Subpolar Gyre of the North Atlantic,” Ocean Science, 17(5), pp. 1353–1365. doi: 10.5194/os-17-1353-2021.[PDF]


  1. *Drouin, K.L., M.S. Lozier and W.E. Johns, 2020. Variability and trends of the South Atlantic subtropical gyre, Journal of Geophysical Research, 126(1). doi: 10.1029/2020JC016405. [PDF]
  2. *Li, L, M.S. Lozier and M. Buckley, 2020. An Investigation of the Ocean’s Role in Atlantic Multidecadal Variability. Journal of Climate, 33 (8), 3019–3035. [PDF]
  3. Menary, M.B, L.C. Jackson, M.S. Lozier, 2020. Reconciling the Relationship Between the AMOC and Labrador Sea in OSNAP Observations and Climate Models, Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (18), [PDF]
  4. Petit, T., M.S. Lozier, S.A. Josey and S.A. Cunningham, 2020. Atlantic Deep Water Formation Occurs Primarily in the Iceland Basin and Irminger Sea by Local Buoyancy Forcing, Geophysical Research Letters, 47(22). doi: 10.1029/2020GL091028. [Online] [PDF] [Supporting Information]
  5. *Zou. S., A. Bower, H. Furey, M.S. Lozier and X. Xu, 2020. Redrawing the Iceland-Scotland Overflow Water pathways in the North Atlantic. Nature Communications. [PDF]
  6. *Zou. S., M.S. Lozier and X. Xu, 2020. Latitudinal structure of the Meridional Overturning Circulation variability on interannual to decadal time scales in the North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Climate. [PDF]
  7. *Zou, S., M.S. Lozier, F. Li, R. Abernathey, and L. Jackson (2020). Density-compensated overturning in the Labrador Sea, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/s41561-019-0517-1. [PDF]


  1. Bower, A., S. Lozier, A. Biastoch, K. Drouin, N. Foukal, H. Furey, M. Lankhorst, S. Rühs, and S. Zou, 2019. Lagrangian views of the pathways of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. [PDF]
  2. Buckley, M.W., T. DelSole, M.S. Lozier and L. Li, 2019. Predictability of North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature and Upper Ocean Heat Content. Journal of Climate, 32, 3005-3023; [PDF]
  3. *Drouin, K. and M.S. Lozier, 2019. The surface pathways of the South Atlantic: Revisiting the “cold” and “warm” water routes using observational data. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 124(10), pp. 7082–7103. doi: 10.1029/2019JC015267. [PDF]
  4. Frajka-Williams, E., I.J. Ansorge, J. Baehr, H.L. Bryden, Chidichimo M., et al., 2019. Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: Observed Transport and Variability. Frontiers in Marine Science, [PDF]
  5. *Li, F., M.S. Lozier, G. Danabasoglu, N. P. Holliday, Y.-O. Kwon, A. Romanou, S. G. Yeager, and R. Zhang, 2019. Local and downstream relationships between Labrador Sea Water volume and North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation variability, Journal of Climate, 31, 5225–41; doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0735.1. [PDF]
  6. Lozier, M.S., F. Li, S. Bacon, F. Bahr, A.S. Bower, S.A. Cunningham, M.F. de Jong, L. de Steur, B. DeYoung, J. Fischer, S.F. Gary, N.J.W. Greenan, N.P. Holliday, A. Houk, L. Houpert, M.E. Inall, W.E. Johns, H.L. Johnson, C. Johnson, J. Karstensen, G. Koman, I.A. LeBras, X. Lin, N. Mackay, D.P. Marshall, H. Mercier, M. Oltmanns, R.S. Pickart, A.L. Ramsey, D. Rayner, F. Straneo, V. Thierry, D.J. Torres, R.G. Williams, C. Wilson, J. Yang, I. Yashayaev, and J. Zhao, 2019. A Sea Change in Our View of Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic.  Science, doi: 10.1126/science.aau6592 [PDF]
  7. *Zou, S., M.S. Lozier and M.W. Buckley, 2019. How is meridional coherence maintained in the lower limb of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation? Geophysical Research Letters, 45, doi: 10.1029/2018GL080958. [PDF]


  1. *Foukal, N.P., and M.S. Lozier, 2018. Examining the origins of ocean heat content variability in the eastern North Atlantic subpolar gyre. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2018GL079122 [PDF]
  2. *Li, F. and M.S. Lozier, 2018. On the linkage between Labrador Sea Water volume and overturning circulation in the Labrador Sea: a case study on proxies.  Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0692.1 [PDF]


  1. *Foukal, N.P., and M.S. Lozier, 2017. Assessing variability in the size and strength of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2017JC012798 [PDF]
  2. *Li, F., M.S. Lozier and W. Johns, 2017. Calculating the meridional volume, heat and freshwater transports from an observing system in the subpolar North Atlantic: Observing system simulation experiment. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0247.1 [PDF]
  3. Lozier, M.S., S. Bacon, A.S. Bower, S.A. Cunningham, M.F. de Jong, L. de Steur, B. deYoung, J. Fischer, S.F. Gary, B.J.W. Greenan, P. Heimbach, N.P. Holliday, L. Houpert, M.E. Inall, W.E. Johns, H.L. Johnson, J. Karstensen, F. Li, X. Lin, N. Mackay, D. P. Marshall, H. Mercier, P.G. Myers, R. S. Pickart, H.R. Pillar, F. Straneo, V. Thierry, R.A. Weller, R.G. Williams, C. Wilson, J. Yang, J. Zhao, and J.D. Zika, 2017. Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program: a new international ocean observing system. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98, 737- 752. [PDF]
  4. *Zou, S., M.S. Lozier, W. Zenk, A.S. Bower and W.E. Johns, 2017. Observed and Modeled Pathways of the Iceland Scotland Overflow Water in the eastern North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.10.003 [PDF]


  1. *Brody, S.R., M.S. Lozier and A. Mahadaven, 2016. Quantifying the impact of submesoscale processes on the spring phytoplankton bloom in a turbulent upper ocean using a Lagrangian approach. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL068051. [PDF]
  2. Brown, P.T., M.S. Lozier, R. Zhang and W. Li, 2016. The necessity of cloud feedback for a basin-scale Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL068303. [PDF]
  3. *Foukal, N. P., & Lozier, M. S. (2016). No inter-gyre pathway for sea-surface temperature anomalies in the North Atlantic. Nature communications7(1), 1-6. doi:10.1038/ncomms11333. [PDF]
  4. Rypina, I.I., L.J. Pratt and M.S. Lozier, 2016. Influence of ocean circulation changes on the inter-annual variability of American eel larval dispersal. Limnology and Oceanography, doi:10.1002/lno.10297. [PDF]
  5. *Zou, S. and M.S. Lozier, 2016. Breaking the linkage between Labrador Sea Water production and its export to the subtropical gyre.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0210.1 [PDF]


  1. *Barton, A.D., M.S. Lozier and R.G. Williams, 2015. Physical controls of variability in North Atlantic phytoplankton communities, Limnology and Oceanography, 60, 181-197. [PDF]
  2. *Brody, S.R and M.S. Lozier, 2015. Characterizing upper-ocean mixing and its effect on the spring phytoplankton bloom with in-situ data. ICES Journal of Marine Systems, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv006. [PDF]
  3. *Dave, A.C, A.D. Barton, M.S. Lozier and G.A. McKinley, 2015. What drives seasonal change in oligotrophic area in the subtropical North Atlantic? Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 1002/2015JC010787. [PDF]
  4. *Dave, A. C., & Lozier, M. S. (2015). The impact of advection on stratification and chlorophyll variability in the equatorial Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters42(11), 4523-4531. [PDF]
  5. Kwon, Y.O., J.J. Park, S.F. Gary and M.S. Lozier, 2015. Year-to-year re-outcropping of Eighteen Degree Water in an eddy-resolving ocean simulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 1189–1204. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-14-0122.1. [PDF]
  6. Lozier, M.S. 2015. Overturning assumptions: Past, present, and future concerns about the ocean’s circulation. Oceanography, 28, 240–251. doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.50. [PDF]
  7. Lozier, M.S. and S. Clem, 2015. Mentoring Physical Oceanography Women to Increase Retention, in Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive Practices Toward Parity (eds. M.A. Holmes, S. O’Connell and K, Dutt), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ. doi: 10.1002/9781119067573.ch12. [PDF]
  8. National Research Council 2015. Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. [PDF]
  9. Williams, R.G., V. Roussenov, M.S. Lozier and D. Smith, 2015. Mechanisms of heat content and thermocline change in the subtropical and subpolar North Atlantic. Journal of Climate28, 9803-9815. [PDF]
  10. Yamamoto, A., J.B. Palter, M.S. Lozier, M.S. Bourqui and S.L. Leadbetter, 2015. Ocean versus atmosphere control on western European temperature variability, Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2558-5. [PDF]


  1. Abbott, J., Anderson, J. L., Campling, L., Hannesson, R., Havice, E., Lozier, M. S., … & Wilberg, M. J. (2014). Steering the global partnership for oceans. Marine Resource Economics29(1), 1-16. [PDF]
  2. *Brody, S.R and M.S. Lozier, 2014. Changes in dominant mixing length scales as a driver of subpolar phytoplankton bloom initiation in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters41, 3197-3203. [PDF]
  3. *Burkholder, K. C., & Lozier, M. S. (2014). Tracing the pathways of the upper limb of the North Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Geophysical Research Letters41(12), 4254-4260. [PDF]
  4. *Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, Y.O. Kwon, and J.J. Park, 2014. The fate of North Atlantic subtropical mode water in the FLAME model. Journal of Physical Oceanography,44, 1354-1371. [PDF]
  5. Rypina, I.I., J.K. Llopiz, L.J. Pratt and M.S. Lozier, 2014. Dispersal pathways of American eel larvae from the Sargasso Sea.  Limnology and Oceanography59(5), 1704–1714. doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.5.1704. [PDF]
  6. Williams, R.G., V. Roussenov, D. Smith and M.S. Lozier, 2014.  Decadal evolution of ocean thermal anomalies in the North Atlantic: the effect of Ekman, overturning and horizontal transport, Journal of Climate27, 698-719. [PDF]


  1. *Brody, S.R, M.S. Lozier and J.P. Dunne, 2013.  A comparison of methods to determine phytoplankton bloom initiation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1182345-2357[PDF]
  2. *Dave, A. and M.S. Lozier, 2013. Examining the global record of interannual variability in stratification and marine productivity in the low-and mid-latitude ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research118, 3114–3127. [PDF]
  3. Lozier, M.S., S.F. Gary and A.S. Bower, 2013.  Simulated pathways of the overflow waters in the North Atlantic: subpolar to subtropical export, Deep Sea Research II85, 147-153. [PDF]
  4. Riser, S. C. and M.S. Lozier, 2013. Rethinking the Gulf Stream.  Scientific American308, 50–55. [PDF]
  5. White, J.C., R.B. Alley, D.E. Archer, A.D. Barnosky, J. Foley, R. Fu, M.M. Holland, M.S. Lozier, J. Schmitt, L.C. Smith, G. Sugihara, D.W.J. Thompson, A.J. Weaver and S.C. Wofsy. National Research Council, Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises, Washington, D.C: The National Academies Press, 220 pp, 2013. [Google EBook]


  1. *Ayers, J. M., & Lozier, M. S. (2012). Unraveling dynamical controls on the North Pacific carbon sink. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans117(C1). doi:10.1029/2011JC007368. [PDF]
  2. *Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, A. Biastoch, C.W. Böning, 2012.  Reconciling tracer and float observations of the export pathways of Labrador Sea Water, Geophysical Research Letters39, L24606, doi:10.1029/2012GL053978. [PDF]
  3. Lozier, M.S., 2012.  Overturning in the North Atlantic.  Annual Review of Marine Science4, 291-315. [PDF]
  4. Srokosz, M., M. Baringer, H. Bryden, S. Cunningham, T. Delworth, S. Lozier, J. Marotzke and R. Sutton, 2012. Past, present and future change in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 1663–1676. doi: [PDF]


  1. Bower, A.S., M.S. Lozier and S.F. Gary, 2011.  The export of Labrador Sea Water from the subpolar North Atlantic: a Lagrangian perspective.  Deep Sea Research58, 1798-1818. [PDF]
  2. Bozec, A., Lozier, M. S., Chassignet, E. P., & Halliwell, G. R. (2011). On the variability of the Mediterranean Outflow Water in the North Atlantic from 1948 to 2006. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans116(C9). doi:10.1029/2011JC007191. [PDF]
  3. *Burkholder, K. C., & Lozier, M. S. (2011). Mid-depth Lagrangian pathways in the North Atlantic and their impact on the salinity of the eastern subpolar gyre. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers58(12), 1196-1204. [PDF]
  4. *Burkholder, K.C. and M. S. Lozier, 2011.  Subtropical to subpolar pathways in the North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans116, C07017, doi:10.1029/2010JC006697. [PDF]
  5. *Gary, S.F., M.S. Lozier, C. Böning and A. Biastoch, 2011.  Deciphering the pathways for the deep limb of the Meridional Overturning Circulation.  Deep Sea Research II58, 1781-1797. [PDF]
  6. Lozier, M. S., A. C. Dave, J. B. Palter, L. M. Gerber, and R. T. Barber, 2011.  On the relationship between stratification and primary productivity in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L18609, doi:10.1029/2011GL049414. [PDF]
  7. Palter, J.B., M.S. Lozier, J.L. Sarmiento, R.G. Williams, 2011.  The supply of excess phosphate across the Gulf Stream and the maintenance of subtropical nitrogen fixation.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles25, GB4007, doi:10.1029/2010GB003955. [PDF]
  8. *Robel A., M.S. Lozier, S. Gary, G. Shillinger, H. Bailey, and S. Bograd, 2011. Projecting uncertainty onto marine megafauna trajectories, Deep Sea Research58 (9), 915-921. [PDF]
  9. Rypina, I.I., L.J. Pratt and M.S. Lozier, 2011.  Near-surface transport pathways in the North Atlantic Ocean: Looking for throughput from the subtropical to the subpolar gyre, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 911-925. [PDF]


  1. *Ayers,  J.M. and M.S. Lozier, 2010. Physical controls on the seasonal migration of the North Pacific transition zone chlorophyll front.  Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2009JC005596. [PDF]
  2. *Dave, A. and M.S. Lozier, 2010. Local stratification control of marine productivity in the subtropical North Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C12032, doi:10.1029/2010JC006507. [PDF]
  3. Lozier, M.S., V. Roussenov, S. Mark., C. Reed and R.G. Williams, 2010. Opposing decadal changes for the North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.  Nature Geosciences, 3, 728-734. [PDF]
  4. Lozier, M.S., 2010.  Deconstructing the Conveyor Belt.  Science 328, 1507-1511. [PDF]


  1. Bower, A.S., M.S. Lozier, S.F. Gary and C. Böning, 2009.  Interior pathways of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.  Nature458, 243-247. [PDF]
  2. Lavine, M., G. Hegerl and M.S. Lozier, 2009.  Discussion of reified Bayesian modelling and inference for physical systems by Michael Goldstein and Jonathan Rougier.  Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 139, 1243-1245. [PDF]
  3. Lozier, M.S. and L. Sindlinger, 2009. On the Source of Mediterranean Overflow Water Property Changes.  Journal of Physical Oceanography39, 1800-1817. [PDF]
  4. Lozier, M.S., 2009.  Overturning assumptions.  Nature Geosciences2, 12-13, doi:10.1038/ngeo402. [PDF]
  5. Marshall, J., Ferrari, R., Forget, G., Maze, G., Andersson, A., Bates, N., … & Thomas, L. (2009). The CLIMODE field campaign: Observing the cycle of convection and restratification over the Gulf Stream. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society90(9), 1337-1350. [PDF]


  1. *Hanshaw, M. N., M. S. Lozier, and J. B. Palter, 2008. Integrated impact of tropical cyclones on sea surface chlorophyll in the North Atlantic, Geophysical Research Letters35, L01601, doi:10.1029/2007GL031862. [PDF]
  2. Lozier, M.S. and N. M. Stewart, 2008.  On the temporally varying northward penetration of Mediterranean Overflow Water and eastward penetration of Labrador Sea Waters.  Journal of Physical Oceanography38, 2097-2103. [PDF]
  3. Lozier, M.S., S.J. Leadbetter, R.G. Williams, V. Roussenov, M.S.C. Reed and N.J. Moore, 2008.  The spatial pattern and mechanisms of heat content change in the North Atlantic.  Science319, 800-803. [PDF]
  4. *Palter, J.B. and M.S. Lozier, 2008.  On the source of Gulf Stream nutrients.  Journal of Geophysical Research113, C06018, doi:10.1029/2007JC004611. [PDF]
  5. *Palter, J.B., M.S. Lozier and K. Lavender, 2008.  How does Labrador Sea Water enter the Deep Western Boundary Current?  Journal of Physical Oceanography38, 968-983. [PDF]


  1. *Rappold, A.G., M. Lavine and M.S. Lozier, 2007. Subjective likelihood for the assessment of trends in the ocean’s mixed-layer depth.  Journal of the American Statistical Association102, no. 479, 771-787. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M.S. and M.S. Reed, 2005.  The influence of topography on the stability of shelfbreak fronts. Journal of Physical Oceanography35, 1023–1036. [PDF]
  2. *Palter, J.B., M.S. Lozier, and R.T. Barber, 2005.  The effect of advection on the nutrient reservoir in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre. Nature , 437, 687-692. [PDF]
  3. Rasmussen, L. L., G. G. Gawarkiewiecz, W. B. Owens and M.S. Lozier, 2005.  Slope water, Gulf Stream and seasonal influences during the fall-winter transition in the southern Mid-Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research109, C02009, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002311 [PDF]


  1. *Potter, R. A. and M. S. Lozier, 2004.  On the warming of the Mediterranean outflow waters in the North Atlantic.  Geophysical  Research Letters31, L01202, doi: 10.1029/2003GL018161. [PDF]
  2. *Yuan, G., M. S. Lozier, L. Pratt, C. Jones and K. Helfrich, 2004.  Estimating the predictability of an oceanic time series using linear and nonlinear methods.  Journal of Geophysical Research109, C08002, doi:10.1029/2003JC002148. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S., M. S. Reed and G. G. Gawarkiewicz, 2002.  Instability of a shelfbreak front. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 32924-944. [PDF]


  1. Chao, Y. and M. S. Lozier, 2001.  Evaluation of North Atlantic property field simulations at 1/6°.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 31, 1377-1398. [PDF]
  2. Lozier, M. S. and G. G. Gawarkiewicz, 2001.  Cross-frontal exchange in the Middle Atlantic Bight as evidenced by surface drifters.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 312498-2510. [PDF]
  3. McCartney. M. S. and M. S. Lozier, 2001.  Ocean Dynamics.  Encyclopedia of Global Change.  Andrew S. Goudie (editor), Oxford University Press, 1424 pp. ISBN13: 978-0-19-510825-5.


  1. *Iorga, M. and M. S. Lozier, 1999.  Signatures of the Mediterranean outflow from a North Atlantic climatology 1. Salinity and density fields.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 25,985-26,009. [PDF]
  2. *Iorga, M. and M. S. Lozier, 1999.  Signatures of the Mediterranean outflow from a North Atlantic climatology  2.  Diagnostic velocity fields.  Journal of Geophysical Research104, 26,011-26,029. [PDF]
  3. Lavine, M. and M. S. Lozier, 1999.  A Markov random field spatio-temporal analysis of ocean temperature. Environmental and Ecological Statistics6, 249-273. [PDF]
  4. Lozier, M. S., 1999.  The impact of mid-depth recirculations on the distribution of tracers in the North Atlantic.  Geophysical Research Letters, 26219-222. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S., 1997.  Evidence for large-scale eddy-driven gyres in the North Atlantic. Science, 277, 361-364. [PDF]
  2. Lozier, M. S., L. J. Pratt, A. M. Rogerson and P. D. Miller, 1997.  Exchange geometry revealed by float trajectories in the Gulf Stream.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 27, 2327-2341. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S., T. J. Bold and A. S. Bower, 1996.  The influence of propagating waves on cross stream excursions.  Journal of Physical Oceanography26, 1915-1923. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S., W. B. Owens and R. G. Curry, 1995.  The climatology of the North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography36, 1-44. [PDF]
  2. Pratt, L. J., M. S. Lozier and N. Belakovia, 1995.  Parcel trajectories in quasigeostrophic jets:  Neutral modes.  Journal of Physical Oceanography25, 1451-1466. [PDF]
  3. *Wang, W. and M. S. Lozier, 1995.  An estimate of the climatological mean circulation in the western North Atlantic.  Journal of Marine Research53, 1059-1080. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S., M. S. McCartney and W. B. Owens, 1994.  Anomalous anomalies in averaged hydrographic data.  Journal of Physical Oceanography24, 2624-2638. [PDF]
  2. Bower, A. S. and M. S. Lozier, 1994.  A closer look at particle exchange in the Gulf Stream.  Journal of Physical Oceanography24, 1399-1418. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S. and D. Bercovici, 1992.  Particle exchange in an unstable jet.  Journal of Physical Oceanography22, 1506-1516. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S. and S. C. Riser, 1990.  Potential vorticity sources and sinks in a quasigeostrophic ocean:  Beyond western boundary currents.  Journal of Physical Oceanography, 20, 1608-1627. [PDF]


  1. Lozier, M. S. and S. C. Riser, 1989.  Potential vorticity dynamics of boundary currents in a quasigeostrophic ocean.  Journal of Physical Oceanography19, 1373-1396. [PDF]