Publications

In Preparation and Submitted Articles

2011 Zika, J.D., M. H. England, W.P. Sijp, 2011: The ocean circulation in thermohaline coordinates, Journal of Physical Oceanography, accepted.  http://web.maths.unsw.edu.au/~matthew/Zika_THS_JPO_asSubmitted_y2011m07d26.pdf

2011 Thierry Penduff, Melanie Juza, Bernard Barnier, Jan Zika, William K. Dewar, Anne-Marie Treguier, Jean-Marc Molines, Nicole Audiffren: Sea-level expression of intrinsic and forced ocean variabilities at interannual time scales. J. Clim. In Press

2011 Jan D. Zika, Julien Le Sommer, Carolina O. Dufour, Jean-Marc Molines, Bernard Barnier1, Pierre Brasseur1, Rafael Dussin1, Daniele Iudicone2, Andrew Lenton, Gurvan Madec, Pierre Mathiot, Rosemary Morrow, James Orr, Francesco d’Ovidio, Thierry Penduff, Emily Shuckburgh and Frederic Vivier: Cancelation of the Deacon Cell by Vertical Eddy Fluxes. Journal of Physical Oceanography Submitted. Preprint available at  http://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00592075/en/

2011 Zika, J. D., J. Le Sommer, and C. Dufour: Localised Acceleration of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Submitted to J. Physical Oceanography. Preprint available at  http://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00592072/en/

2011 Zika, J. D., C. Dufour, J. Le Sommer: Acceleration of an eddying Antarctic Circumpolar Current by the Gent-McWilliams parameterisation. Ocean Modelling. Submitted.

2011 J. Le Sommer, J. D. Zika, … , Control of Southern Ocean SST variability by sea-surface fluxes in an eddy resolving model. Geophysical Research Letters. in prep.

2011 Dufour, C. O., J. Le Sommer, J. D. Zika, M. Gehlen, J. C. Orr, P. Mathiot, and B. Barnier: Intensification of an eddying Southern Ocean Meridional Overturning due to the Southern Annular Mode. Submitted to the Journal of Climat. Preprint available at  http://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00592264/fr/

In Press and Published Articles

2010 Zika, J. D., T. J. McDougall and B. M. Sloyan, 2010: Weak mixing in the eastern North Atlantic: An application of the tracer-contour inverse method. J. Physical Oceanography, 40, 1881-1893.

2010 Zika, J.D., T.J. McDougall, and B.M. Sloyan: A Tracer-Contour Inverse Method for Estimating Ocean Circulation and Mixing. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 40, 26–47.

2009 Zika, J.D., B.M. Sloyan, and T.J. McDougall: Diagnosing the Southern Ocean Overturning from Tracer Fields. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 2926–2940.

2008 Zika, J.D. and T.J. McDougall, 2008: Vertical and Lateral Mixing Processes Deduced from the Mediterranean Water Signature in the North Atlantic. Journal of Physical Oceanography, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38, 164-176.

Reports and Theses

2010 Zika, J.D.: Quantifying Ocean Mixing from Hydrographic Data. Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy. The University of New South Wales, Sydney.

2007 Zika, J.D., and S.A. Thorpe: The Stability of Boundary Layer Flows. Produced as part of the 49th Summer Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts.

2005 Zika, J. D.: The Hydrodynamics of Ultra Compact HII Region Expansion. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours, accepted December 2005.

Conference Proceedings

2011 Jan Zika: Climate models - how do they work and why are they useful? Invited speaker at the IBM Global Sustainability Summer School, Brunei, July 2011.

2011 Jan Zika, Julien Le Sommer, Carolina Dufour and Bernard Barnier: The Southern Ocean Overturning: Do we need eddies? Solicited presentation for IUGG general assembly, Melbourne June 2011.

2011 Jan Zika, Mathew England: The Thermohaline Mean. IUGG general assembly, Melbourne June 2011.

2011 Thierry Penduff, Melanie Juza, Bernard Barnier, Jan Zika, William K. Dewar, Anne-Marie Treguier, Jean-Marc Molines, Nicole Audiffren: Sea-level expression of intrinsic and forced interannual variabilities: a global OGCM study. EGU2011-2607. EGU General Assembly, Vienna.

2011 Julien Le Sommer, Jan D. Zika, Pierre Mathiot, Carolina O. Dufour, Jean-Marc Molines, Andrew Lenton, Frederic Vivier, Francesco d’Ovidio, Thierry Penduff, Emily Shuckburgh, Daniele Iudicone, James Orr, Rosemary Morrow, Pierre Brasseur, Gurvan Madec and Bernard Barnier: Control of Southern Ocean sea surface temperature variability by air-sea fluxes in an eddy resolving model. EGU2011-8010 EGU General Assembly, Vienna.

2010 Dufour C.O., J. Le Sommer, M. Gehlen, J.C. Orr, P. Mathiot, J.D. Zika and B. Barnier: The role of mesoscale eddies in the Southern Ocean response to the Southern Annular Mode. Influence of meso- and submesoscale ocean dynamics on the global carbon cycle and marine ecosystems conference. Aber Wrac'h, Brittany France.

2010 Zika, J.D., J. Le Sommer, C. O. Dufour, and B. Barnier: Localised acceleration of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Vol. 11,Vol. 12, EGU2010-9812-2, 2010, EGU General Assembly, Vienna.

2010 Zika, J.D., T.J. McDougall and B.M. Sloyan: Depth dependent mixing in the eastern North Atlantic: An application of the tracer-contour inverse method: Vol. 12, EGU2010-9417, EGU General Assembly, Vienna.

2009 Zika, J.D., B.M. Sloyan and T.J. McDougall: Determining Mixing and circulation in the Southern Ocean: Vol. 11, EGU2009-928, EGU General Assembly, Vienna.

2009 Zika, J.D., B.M. Sloyan and T.J. McDougall: Diagnosing the Southern Ocean overturning from tracer fields. 9th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography, Melbourne.

2007 McDougall, T. J., Zika J. D.: Tracer Tubes: A New Inverse Technique for estimating Subduction and Diffusivities, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) XXIV General Assembly, Perugia.

2006 McDougall, T J and J D Zika. Vertical and lateral mixing processes deduced from the Mediterranean water signature in the north Atlantic. In: AGU Ocean sciences meeting [abstracts], 2006: (Supplement to EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union , 87 (36)). Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union. p. OS36A-18.

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