Journal articles

González-Pola C, Fratantoni P, Larsen KMH, Holliday NP, Dye S, Mork KA, Beszczynska-Möller A, Valdimarsson H, Trofimov A, Parner H, Klein H, Cisewski B, Fontán A, Lyons K, Kolodziejczyk N, Graña R, Linders J, Wodzinowski T, Goszczko I and Cusack C (2019) The ICES Working Group on Oceanic Hydrography: A Bridge From In-situ Sampling to the Remote Autonomous Observation Era. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:103.  doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00103

Lozier, M.S., F. Li, S. Bacon, F. Bahr, A. Bower, S. Cunningham, F. de Jong, L. de Steur, Brad de Young, J. Fischer, S. Gary, B. Greenan, N.P. Holliday, A. Houk, L. Houpert, M. Inall, B. Johns, H. Johnson, C. Johnson, J. Karstensen, G. Koman, I. LeBras, X. Lin, N. Mackay, D. Marshall, H. Mercier, M. Oltmanns, R. Pickart, A. Ramsay, D. Rayner, F. Straneo, V. Thierry, D. Torres, R. Williams, C. Wilson, J. Yang, I. Yashayaev, J. Zhao.  A sea change in our view of overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program. Science  01 Feb 2019:Vol. 363, Issue 6426, pp. 516-521 DOI: 10.1126/science.aau6592
Reverdin, G., A. R. Friedman, L. Chafik, N. P. Holliday, T. Szekely, H. Valdimarson, I. Yashayaev, 2019. North Atlantic extratropical and subpolar gyre variability during the last 120 years: a gridded dataset of surface temperature, salinity, and density. Part 1: Dataset validation and RMS variability. Ocean Dynamics,69(3), 385-403, doi:10.1007/s10236-018-1240y
Jon Robson, Alex Archibald, Fenwick Cooper, Matthew Christensen, Lesley J. Gray, N. Penny Holliday, Claire Macintosh, Malcolm McMillan, Ben Moat, Maria Russo, Rowan T. Sutton, Rachel Tilling, Ken Carslaw, Damien Desbruyères, Owen Embury, Daniel L. Feltham, Daniel P. Grosvenor, Simon Josey, Brian King, Alastair Lewis, Gerard D. McCarthy, Chris Merchant, Adrian L. New, Christopher H. O'Reilly, Scott M. Osprey, Katie Read, Adam Scaife, Andrew Shepherd, Bablu Sinha, David Smeed, Doug Smith, Andrew Ridout, Tim Woollings , Ming Xi Yang, Changes in the North Atlantic Climate System 2005-2016.  International Journal of Climatology, online July 2018, doi:10.1002/joc.5815

Houpert L., M. Inall  E. Dumont  S. Gary  C. Johnson  M. Porter  W. E. Johns  S. A. Cunningham, 2018, Structure and Transport of the North Atlantic Current in the Eastern Subpolar Gyre from Sustained Glider Observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans,

Zhao, J., Bower, A., Yang, J., Lin, X., Holliday, N.P., 2018, Meridional heat transport variability induced by mesoscale processes in the subpolar North Atlantic, Nature Communications, 9:1124, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03134-x

Holliday, N.P., Bacon, S., Cunningham, S., Gary, S.F., Karstensen, J., King, B.A., Li, F., McDonagh, E.L. 2018, Subpolar North Atlantic overturning and gyre-scale circulation in the summers of 2014 and 2016. JGR-Oceans, 123(7), 4538-4559, 10.1029/2018JC013841

Crocket, K.C., Hill, E., Abell, R.E., Johnson, C., Gary, S.F., Brand, T., Hathorne, E.C., 2018,  Rare Earth Element Distribution in the NE Atlantic: Evidence for Benthic Sources, Longevity of the Seawater Signal, and Biogeochemical Cycling, Frontiers in Marine Science,

Gary, S. F., Cunningham, S. A., Johnson, C., Houpert, L., Holliday, N.P., Behrens, E., Biastoch, A., Boning, C. 2018. Seasonal cycles of oceanic transport in the eastern subpolar North Atlantic. JGR-Oceans, 123 (2), 1471-1484, doi 10.1002/2017JC013350

Hatun, H., Olafsson, J., Azetsu-Scott, K., Somavilla, R., Rey, F., Johnson, C., Mathis, M., Mikolajewicz, U., Coupel, P., Trembly, J-E., Hartman, S., Pacariz, S.V., Salter, I., 2017. The subpolar gyre regulates silicate concentrations in the North Atlantic.  in press, Nature Scientific Reports
Courtene-Jones, W., Quinn, B., Gary, S.F., Mogg, A.O.M., Narayanaswamy, B. E., 2017, Microplastucs pollution identified in deep-sea water and ingested by benthic invertebrates in the Rockall Trough, North Atlantic, 2017, Envionmental Pollution, 231, 271-280,
Lozier, M. Susan; Bacon, Sheldon; Bower, Amy S.; Cunningham, Stuart A.; de Jong, M. Femke; de Steur, Laura; deYoung, Brad; Fischer, Jürgen; Gary, Stefan F; Greenan, Blair J.W.; Heimbach, Patrick; Holliday, Naomi P.; Houpert, Loïc; Inall, Mark E.; Johns, William E.; Johnson, Helen L.; Karstensen, Johannes; Li, Feili; Lin, Xiaopei; Mackay, Neill; Marshall, David P.; Mercier, Herlé; Myers, Paul G.; Pickart, Robert S.; Pillar, Helen R.; Straneo, Fiammetta; Thierry, Virginie; Weller, Robert A.; Williams, Richard G.; Wilson, Chris; Yang, Jiayan; Zhao, Jian; Zika, Jan D.. 2017 Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program: a new international ocean observing system. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (4). 737-752.10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0057.1
Main, C.E.; Yool, A.; Holliday, N.P.; Popova, E.E.; Jones, D.O.B.; Ruhl, H.A.. 2017 Simulating pathways of subsurface oil in the Faroe–Shetland Channel using an ocean general circulation model. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 114 (1). 315-326.10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.09.041
Johnson, Clare; Sherwin, Toby; Cunningham, Stuart; Dumont, Estelle; Houpert, Loïc; Holliday, N. Penny. 2017 Transports and pathways of overflow water in the Rockall Trough. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 122. 48-59.10.1016/j.dsr.2017.02.004

Pacariz, S.V., Hatun, H., Jacobsen, J.A., Johnson, C., Eliasen, S., Rey, F., 2016, Nutrient-driven poleward expansion of the Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) stock: a new hypothesis, in press, Elementa.

Humphreys, M.P., Griffiths, A.M, Achterberg, E.P, Holliday, N.P., Rerolle, V.M., Menzel Barraqueta, J-L, Couldrey, M.P., Oliver, K.I.C., Hartman, S. E., Esposito, M., Boyce, A.J., 2016, Multi-decadal accumulation of anthropogenic and remineralized dissolved inorganic carbon along the Extended Ellett Line in the northeast Atlantic Ocean, 30(2), 293-310, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 10.1002/2015GB005246

Holliday, N.P., Cunningham, S, Johnson, Gary, S., C., Griffiths, C., Read, J.F., Sherwin, T., 2015. Multidecadal variability of potential temperature, salinity and transports in the eastern subpolar North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120(9), 5945-5967, 10.1002/2015JC010762.

Humphreys, M. P., Achterberg, E. P., Griffiths, A. M., McDonald, A., and Boyce, A. J., 2015. Measurements of the stable carbon isotope composition of dissolved inorganic carbon in the Northeastern Atlantic and Nordic Seas during summer 2012, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7, 127-135, doi:10.5194/essdd-8-57-2015, 2015.

Sherwin, T.J., Alyenick, D., Dumont, E., Inall, M., 2014, Deep drivers of mesoscale circulation in the central Rockall Trough. Ocean Sci. Discuss., 11, 2607-2646, doi:10.5194/osd-11-2607-2014

Johnson, C., Inall, M., Hakkinen, S., 2013. Declining nutrient concentrations in the northeast Atlantic as a result of a weakening Subpolar Gyre, Deep Sea Research Part I, 82, pp 95-107

Holliday, N.P. and Cunningham, S., 2013. The Extended Ellett Line: Discoveries From 65 Years of Marine Observations West of the UK. Oceanography Oceanography 26(2):156–163,

Holt, J., Hughes, S., Hopkins, J., Wakelin, S.L., Holliday, N.P., Dye, S., Gonzalez-Pola, C., Saetre Hjollo, S., Mork, K-A., Nolan, G., Proctor, R., Read, J., Shammon, T., Sherwin, T., Smyth, T., Tattersall, G., Ward, B., Wiltshire, K., 2012. Multi-decadal variability and trends in the temperature of the northwest European continental shelf: a model-data synthesis, Progress in Oceanography, 106, 96-117

Hughes, S., Holliday, N.P., Gaillard, F. and ICES Working Group on Oceanic Hydrography. 2012. Variability in the ICES/NAFO region between 1950 and 2009: observations from the ICES Report on Ocean Climate. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69, (5), 706-719. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss044

Sherwin, T.J., Read, J.F., Holliday, N.P., Johnson, C., 2012. The impact of changes in the North Atlantic Gyre distribution on water mass characteristics in the Rockall Trough. ICES Journal of Marine Science; doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsr185.

Kirkham, A.R., Jardillier, L.E., Holland, R., Zubkov, M.V., Scanlan, D.J., 2011, Analysis of photosynthetic picoeukaryote community structure along an extended Ellett Line transect in the northern North Atlantic reveals a dominance of novel prymnesiophyte and prasinophyte phylotypes. Deep Sea Reseach I, 58, 7, 733-744., doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2011.05.004.

Mohamed, K.N., Steigenberger, S., Nielsdottir, M.C., Gledhill, M., Achterberg, E.P., 2011, Dissolved iron(III) speciation in the high latitude North Atlantic Ocean, Deep Sea Research I, 58, 11, 1049-1059, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2011.08.011.

Aldridge, D., Beer, C.J., Purdie, D.A., 2011. Calcification in the planktonic foraminifera Globigerina bulloides linked to phosphate concentrations in surface waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. Biogeosciences, 9, 1725-1739, doi:10.5194/bg-9-1725-2012

Johnson, C., Sherwin, T., Smythe-Wright, D., Shimmield, T., Turrell, W., 2010, Wyville Thomson Ridge Overflow Water: Spatial and temporal distribution in the Rockall Trough, Deep Sea Research Part I, 57, 10, 1153-1162, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2010.07.006.

Nielsdottir, M.C., Moore, C.M., Sanders, R., Hinz, D.J., Achterberg, E.P., 2009, Iron limitation of the post-bloom phytoplankton communities in the Iceland Basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23, GB3001, doi:10.1029/2008GB003410.

Inall, M., Gillibrand, P., Griffiths, C., MacDougal, N., & Blackwell, K., 2009. On the oceanographic variability of the North-West European Shelf to the West of Scotland. Journal of Marine Systems, 77(3), 210-226. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2007.12.012

Hughes, S.L., Holliday, N.P., Colbourne, E., Ozhigin, V., Valdimarsson, H., Osterhus, S., Wiltshire, K., 2009, Comparison of in situ time-series of temperature with gridded sea surface temperature datasets in the North Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66: 1467-1479.

Holliday, N.P., S. L. Hughes, S. Bacon, A. Beszczynska-Moeller, B. Hansen, A. Lavin, H. Loeng, K. A. Mork, S. Osterhus, T. Sherwin, W. Walczowski, 2008. Reversal of the 1960s - 1990s Freshening Trend in the northeast North Atlantic and Nordic Seas. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L03614, DOI:10.1029/2007GL032675

Yashayaev, I., van Aken, H.M., Holliday, N.P., Bersch, M., 2007. Transformation of the Labrador Sea Water in the subpolar North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L22605, doi:10.1029/2007GL031812

Polyakov, I., Timokhov, L., Dmitrenko, L., Ivanov, V., Simmons, H., Beszczynska-Moller, A., Dickson, R., Fahrbach, E., Fortier, L., Gascard, J-C., Holemann, J., Holliday, N.P., Hansen, E., Mauritzen, C., Piechura, J., Pickart, R., Schauer, U., Steele, M., Walczowski, W., 2007, Observational program tracks Arctic Ocean transition to warmer state, EOS, Transactions, 88 (40), 398-399

Holliday, N.P., Yelland, M.J., Pascal, R., Swail, V.,Taylor, P.K., Griffiths, C., and Kent, E.C, 2006, Were extreme waves in the Rockall Trough the largest ever recorded? Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L05613, doi:10.1029/2005GL025238.

Hatun, H., Sando, A.B., Drange, H., Hansen, B., Valdimarsson, H., 2005, Influence of the Atlantic subpolar gyre on the thermohaline circulation. Science, 309. 1841-1844.

Moore, C.M. ; Lucas, M.I. ; Sanders, R. ; Davidson, R. (2005). Basin-scale variability of phytoplankton bio-optical characteristics in relation to bloom state and community structure in the Northeast Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I ; 52(3) (2005) ; 401-419.

Hydes, D.J., Gowen, R.J., Holliday, N.P., Shammon, T., Mills, D. 2003. External and internal control of winter concentrations of nutrients (N, P and Si) in north-west European shelf waters. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 59, p151-161.

Pollard, R.T. ; Read, J.F. ; Holliday, N.P. ; Leach, H. 2004. Water masses and circulation pathways through the Iceland Basin during Vivaldi 1996. Journal of Geophysical Research C (Oceans) ; 109(C4) (2004) ; art. no.-C04004 (DOI:10.1029/2003JC002067).

Belkin, I.M. 2004. Propagation of the "Great Salinity Anomaly" of the 1990s around the northern North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters ; 31(8) (2004) ; art. no.-L08306 (DOI:10.1029/2003GL019334).

Holliday, N.P., 2003. Air-sea interaction and circulation changes in the north-east Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans), Vol. 108, No. C8, 3259 10.1029/2002JC001344.

Holliday, N.P., 2003. Extremes of temperature and salinity during the 1990s in the northern Rockall Trough; results from the Ellett line. ICES Marine Science Symposia series, 219, p 95-101

Van Aken, H.M. 2003. Decadal changes of the hydrography between Ireland and Cape Farewell.. ICES Marine Science Symposia ; 219 (2003) ; 80-85.

Holliday, N.P. and P.C. Reid, 2001. Is there a connection between high transport of water through the Rockall Trough and ecological changes in the North Sea? ICES Journal of Marine Science, 58, p270-274

New, A.L., and D. Smythe-Wright, 2001. Aspects of the circulation in the Rockall Trough, Continental Shelf Research, 21, 777-810.

Reid, P.C.,N.P. Holliday, T.J. Smyth, 2001 Pulses in the eastern margin current and warmer water off the north west European shelf linked to changes in North Sea ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 215, p283-287

Holliday, N.P., R.T. Pollard, J.F. Read, and H. Leach 2000 Water mass properties and fluxes in the Rockall Trough; 1975 to 1998. Deep-Sea Research I, 47/7, p1303-1332.

Belkin, I.M., S. Levitus, J. Antonov, and S.-V. Malmberg, 1998 "Great Salinity Anomalies" in the North Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 41, 1-68.

Wade, I. P., D. J. Ellett, and K. Heywood, 1997, The influence of intermediate waters on the stability of the eastern North Atlantic, Deep Sea Research, 44, 1405-1426.

Reverdin, G., D. Cayan, H. D. Dooley, D. J. Ellett, S. Levitus, Y. du Penhoat, and A. Dessier, 1994, Surface salinity of the North Atlantic: Can we reconstruct its fluctuations over the last one hundred years?, Progress in Oceanography, 33, 303-346.

Ellett, D. J. and J. Blindheim, 1992, Climate and hydrographic variability in the ICES area during the 1980's, ICES Marine Science Symposia, 195, 11-31.

Booth, D.A., 1988. Eddies in the Rockall Trough. Oceanologica Acta 11 (3), 213-219

Dickson, R.R., Meincke, J., Malmberg, S.-A., Lee, A.J., 1988, The "Great Salinity Anomaly" in the Northern North Atlantic 1968-82, Progress in Oceanography, 20, 103-151

McKay, W. A., M. S. Baxter, D. J. Ellett, and D. Meldrum, 1986, Radiocaesium and circulation patterns west of Scotland, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 4, 205-232.

Mauchline, J., D. J. Ellett, J. D. Gage, J. D. M. Gordon, and E. J. W. Jones, 1986, A bibliography of the Rockall Trough, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 88B, 319-354.

Ellett, D. J., A. Edwards, and R. Bowers, 1986, The hydrography of the Rockall Channel: An overview, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 88B, 61-83.

Booth, D. A. and D. J. Ellett, 1983, The Scottish continental slope current, Continental Shelf Research, 2, 127-146.

Ellett, D.J., Edwards, A., 1983. Oceanography and inshore hydrography of the Inner Hebrides. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section B - Biological Sciences 83, 143-160

Ellett, D.J., 1979. Some oceanographic features of Hebridean waters. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, vol. 77B, pp. 61-74