Submitted Manuscripts

Turi, G., M. A. Alexander, N. Lovenduski, A. Capotondi, J. D. Scott, C. A. Stock, J. P. Dunne, J. John, and M. G. Jacox. Response of O2 and pH to ENSO in the California Current System in a high resolution global climate model. Submitted to Ocean Science.


Peer-Reviewed Publications


Siegelman-Charbit, L., J. A. Koslow, M. G. Jacox, E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, E. F. Miller, and J. A. McGowan (2018), Physical forcing on fish abundance in the southern California Current System, Fisheries Oceanography, accepted.

Tolimieri, N., M. Haltuch, Q. Lee, M. G. Jacox, and S. J. Bograd (2018), Oceanographic drivers of sablefish recruitment in the California Current, Fisheries Oceanography, accepted.


Jacox, M. G., M. A. Alexander, N. J. Mantua, J. D. Scott, G. Hervieux, R. S. Webb, and F. E. Werner (2017), Forcing of multiyear extreme ocean temperatures that impacted California Current living marine resources in 2016 [in “Explaining extreme events of 2016 from a climate perspective”], Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98, S27-S33, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0119.1. [pdf] [Supplemental Information] [Press Release]

Crawford, W., A. M. Moore, M. G. Jacox, J. Fiechter, E. Neveu, and C. A. Edwards (2017), A resonant response of the California Current circulation to forcing by low frequency climate variability, Deep Sea Research Part II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.07.016. [pdf]

Scales, K., E. L. Hazen, S. Maxwell, H. Dewar, S. Kohin, M. G. Jacox, C. A. Edwards, D. Briscoe, L. Crowder, R. Lewison, and S. J. Bograd (2017), Fit to predict? Ecoinformatics for predicting the catchability of a pelagic fish in near real-time, Ecological Applications, 27, 2313–2329, doi:10.1002/eap.1610. [pdf]

Moore, A. M., M. G. Jacox, W. Crawford, B. Laughlin, C. A. Edwards, and J. Fiechter (2017), The impact of the ocean observing system on estimates of the California Current circulation spanning three decades, Progress in Oceanography, doi: [pdf]

Hervieux, G., M. A. Alexander, C. A. Stock, M. G. Jacox, K. Pegion, E. Becker, F. Castruccio, and D. Tommasi (2017), More reliable coastal SST forecasts from the North American Multimodel Ensemble, Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3652-7. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G., M. A. Alexander, C. A. Stock, and G. Hervieux (2017), On the skill of seasonal sea surface temperature forecasts in the California Current System and its connection to ENSO variability, Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3608-y. [pdf]

Scales, K. L., E. L. Hazen, M. G. Jacox, C. A. Edwards, M. J. Oliver, and S. J. Bograd (2017), Scales of inference: On the sensitivity of habitat models for wide-ranging marine predators to the spatial and temporal resolution of environmental data, Ecography, 40, 210-220, doi:10.1111/ecog.02272. [pdf]


McClatchie, S., R. Goericke, A. Leising, T. D. Auth, E. Bjorkstedt, R. R. Robertson, R. D. Brodeur, X. Du, E. A. Daly, C. Morgan, F. P Chavez, A. J. Debich, J. Hildebrand, J. Field, K. Sakuma, M. G. Jacox, M. Kahru, R. Kudela, C. Anderson, B. E. Lavaniegos, J. Gomez-Valdes, S. P. A. Jiminez-Resenberg, R. McCabe, S. R. Melin, M. D. Ohman, L. M. Sala, B. Peterson, J. Fisher, I. D. Schroeder, S. J. Bograd, E. L. Hazen, S. R. Schneider, R. T. Golightly, R. M. Suryan, A. J. Gladics, S. Loredo, J. M. Porquez, A. R. Thompson, E. D. Weber, W. Watson, V. Trainer, P. Warzybok, R. Bradley, and J. Jahncke (2016), State of the California Current 2015-16: Comparisons with the 1997-98 El Niño, CalCOFI Reports, 57. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G., E. L. Hazen, K. D. Zaba, D. L. Rudnick, C. A. Edwards, A. M. Moore, and S. J. Bograd (2016), Impacts of the 2015-2016 El Niño on the California Current System: Early assessment and comparison to past events, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 7072-7080, doi:10.1002/2016GL069716. [pdf] [Supplemental Information] [Press Release] [EOS Spotlight]

Jacox, M. G., E. L. Hazen, and S. J. Bograd (2016), Optimal environmental conditions and anomalous ecosystem responses: Constraining bottom-up controls of phytoplankton biomass in the California Current System, Scientific Reports, 6, 27612, doi:10.1038/srep27612. [pdf] [Supplemental Information]

Neveu, E., A. M. Moore, C. A. Edwards, J. Fiechter, P. Drake, M. G. Jacox, and E. Nuss (2016), A historical analysis of the California Current using ROMS 4D-Var. Part I: System configuration and diagnostics, Ocean Modelling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.11.012. [pdf]



Jacox, M. G., S. J. Bograd, E. L. Hazen, and J. Fiechter (2015), Sensitivity of the California Current nutrient supply to wind, heat, and remote ocean forcing, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 5950-5957, doi:10.1002/2015GL065147. [pdf] [Supplemental Information]

Kahru, M., M. G. Jacox, Z. Lee, R. M. Kudela, M. Manzano-Sarabia, and B. G. Mitchell (2015), Optimized multi-satellite merger of primary production estimates in the California Current using inherent optical properties, Journal of Marine Systems, 147, 94-102, doi:10.1016/j.marsys.2014.06.003. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G., J. Fiechter, A. M. Moore, and C. A. Edwards (2015), ENSO and the California Current coastal upwelling response, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 1691-1702, doi:10.1002/2014JC010650. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G., C. A. Edwards, M. Kahru, D. Rudnick, and R. M. Kudela (2015), The potential for improving remote primary productivity estimates through subsurface chlorophyll and irradiance measurement, Deep-Sea Research Part II, 112, 107-116, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.12.008. [pdf]



Jacox, M. G., A. M. Moore, C. A. Edwards, and J. Fiechter (2014), Spatially resolved upwelling in the California Current System and its connections to climate variability, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 3189-3196, doi:10.1002/2014GL059589. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G. and C. A. Edwards (2012), Upwelling source depth in the presence of nearshore wind stress curl, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C05008, doi:10.1029/2011JC007856. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G. and C. A. Edwards (2011), Effects of stratification and shelf slope on nutrient supply in coastal upwelling regions, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C03019, doi:10.1029/2010JC006547. [pdf]


Other Publications

Harvey, C., N. Garfield, G. Williams, K. Andrews, C. Barceló, K. Barnas, S. Bograd, R. Brodeur, B. Burke, J. Cope, L. deWitt, J. Field, J. Fisher, C. Greene, T. Good, E. Hazen, D. Holland, M. Jacox, S. Kasperski, S. Kim, A. Leising, S. Melin, C. Morgan, S. Munsch, K. Norman, W. T. Peterson, M. Poe, J. Samhouri, I. Schroeder, W. Sydeman, J. Thayer, A. Thompson, N. Tolimieri, A. Varney, B. Wells, T. Williams, and J. Zamon (2017), Ecosystem Status Report of the California Current for 2017: A Summary of Ecosystem Indicators Compiled by the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team (CCIEA). U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NWFSC-139. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G., D. L. Rudnick, and C. A. Edwards (2017), Dominant physical mechanisms driving ecosystem response to ENSO in the California Current System, US Clivar Variations, 15(1), 22-26. [pdf]

Tommasi, D., M. G. Jacox, M. A. Alexander, S. Siedlecki, F. E. Werner, C. A. Stock, and N. A. Bond (2017), Seasonal forecasts of ocean conditions in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem, US Clivar Variations, 15(1), 41-46. [pdf]

Moore, A. M., C. A. Edwards, J. Fiechter, and M. G. Jacox (2015), Observing system impacts on estimates of California Current transport, in Coastal Ocean Observing Systems: Advances and Syntheses, edited by Liu, Kerkering and Weisberg, pp. 351-372, Elsevier Inc.

Edwards, C. A., A. M. Moore, J. P. Mattern, J. Fiechter, H. Song, and M. G. Jacox (2015), Hindcasting and nowcasting the physical and biological state of the California Current System, CalCOFI Rep., 56. [pdf]

Jacox, M. G., Controls on primary productivity and its measurement in the California Current System (2012), PhD Dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Jacox, M. G. and M. L. Powers (2010), Science on Sunday: the prospective graduate student workshop in ocean science, in Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 436, Learning from Inquiry in Practice, pp. 247-257, edited by L. Hunter & A. J. Metevier, ASP, San Francisco, CA. [pdf]