Publications are numbered in reverse chronological order. Keywords are listed for each publication.
(*directly advised students and postdocs)

Ice-ocean (IO): Includes glaciers, icebergs, and fjord-circulation in Greenland, Alaska, and other places
High-latitude oceanography (HL): Includes subpolar N. Atlantic, outside of fjords
Estuaries (EC): Includes work in Coos Bay and Puget Sound, outside of fjords

Link to Non Peer-Reviewed Articles
Link to Press & Media Coverage


41. Moyer, A.N, D.A. Sutherland, P.W. Nienow, and A.J. Sole, 2019: Seasonal variations in iceberg freshwater flux in glacial fjords from Sentinel-2 imagery. Geophy. Res. Lett., [PDF] IO

40. Sutherland, D.A., C. Kienholz, R.H. Jackson, J.M. Amundson, W. Dryer, D. Duncan, E.F. Eidam, R.J. Motyka, and J.D. Nash, 2019: Direct observations of submarine melt and subsurface geometry at a tidewater glacier. Science, doi:10.1126/science.aax3528. [PDF] IO

39. Johnson, G.M., D.A Sutherland, J.J. Roering, N. Mathabane, and D.G. Gavin, 2019: Estuarine dissolved oxygen inferred from sedimentary trace metal and organic matter preservation in Coos Bay, Oregon, USA. Estuar. Coasts, doi:10.1007/s12237-019-00580-8. [PDF] EC

38. Straneo, F., D.A. Sutherland, L.A. Stearns, G. Catania, P. Heimbach, T. Moon, M.R. Cape, K.L. Laidre, D. Barber, S. Rysgaard, R. Mottram, S. Olsen, M.J. Hopwood, and L. Meire, 2019: The case for a sustained Greenland ice sheet-ocean observing system (GrIOOS). Frontiers Marine Sci., doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00138. [PDF] HL, IO

37. Kienholz, C., J.M. Amundson, W. Dryer, R.H. Jackson, J. Mickett, R.J. Motyka, J.D. Nash, D.A. Sutherland, and D. Winters, 2019: Integrating oblique time-lapse imagery and sparse optical flow to track iceberg motion in LeConte Bay, Alaska, 2016-2017. J. Glaciology, doi:10.1017/jog.2018.105. [PDF] IO

36. *Carroll, D., D.A. Sutherland, B. Curry, J.D. Nash, E.L. Shroyer, G.A. Catania, L.A. Stearns, J. P. Grist, C. M. Lee, and L. de Steur, 2018: Sub-annual and seasonal variability of Atlantic-origin waters in two adjacent west Greenland fjords. doi:10.1029/2018JC014278. [PDF] IO

35. Catania, G.A., L.A. Stearns, D.A. Sutherland, M.J. Fried, T.C. Bartholomaus, M. Morlighem, E.L. Shroyer, and J.D. Nash, 2018: Geometric controls on tidewater glacier retreat in central west Greenland. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2017JF004499. [PDF] IO

34. Fried, M.J., G.A. Catania, T.C. Bartholomaus, D.A. Sutherland, L.A. Stearns, E.L. Shroyer, and J.D. Nash, 2018: Reconciling drivers of seasonal terminus advance and retreat at thirteen central west Greenland tidewater glaciers. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2018JF004628. [PDF] IO

33. *Moon, T., D.A. Sutherland, D. Carroll, D. Felikson, L. Kehrl, and F. Straneo, 2017: Subsurface iceberg melt key to Greenland fjord freshwater budget. Nature Geosci. doi:10.1038/s41561-017-0018-z. [PDF] IO

32. Dyke, L.M., C.S. Andresen, M.-S. Seidenkrantz, A.L.C. Hughes, J.F. Hiemstra, T. Murray, A.A. Bjørk, D.A. Sutherland, and F. Vermassen, 2017: Minimal Holocene retreat of large tidewater glaciers in Køge Bugt, southeast Greenland. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-12018-x. [PDF] HL, IO

31. *Carroll, D., D.A. Sutherland, J.D. Nash, E.L. Shroyer, G.A. Catania, and L.A. Stearns, 2017: Subglacial discharge-driven renewal of tidewater glacial fjords. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, doi:10.1002/2017JC012962. [PDF] IO

30. Jackson, R.H., E.L. Shroyer, J.D. Nash, D.A. Sutherland, D. Carroll, M.J. Fried, G.A. Catania, T.C. Bartholomaus, and L.A. Stearns, 2017: Near-glacier surveying of a subglacial discharge plume: Implications for plume parameterizations, Geophy. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2017GL073602. [PDF] IO

29. *Sulak, D.J., D.A. Sutherland, E.M. Enderlin, L.A. Stearns, and G.S Hamilton, 2017: Quantification of iceberg properties and distributions in three Greenland fjords using satellite imagery. Annals Glaciol., doi:10.1017/aog.2017.5. [PDF] IO

28. Enderlin, E.M., G.S Hamilton, F. Straneo, and D.A. Sutherland, 2016: Iceberg meltwater fluxes dominate the freshwater budget in Greenland’s iceberg-congested glacial fjords. Geophy. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2016GL070718. [PDF] IO

27. Sutherland, D.A., and M.A. O’Neill*, 2016: Hydrographic and dissolved oxygen variability in a seasonal Pacific Northwest estuary. Estuar., Coast., Shelf Sci., [PDF] EC

26. Straneo, F., G.S Hamilton, L.A. Stearns, and D.A. Sutherland, 2016: Connecting the Greenland ice sheet and the ocean: a case study of Helheim Glacier and Sermilik Fjord. Oceanography, 29(4), [PDF] HL, IO

25. Felikson, D., T.C. Bartholomaus, G.A. Catania, K.H. Kjaer, N. Korsgaard, M. Morligehm, B.P.Y. Noel, M.R. van den Broeke, L.A. Stearns, J.D. Nash, E.L. Shroyer, and D.A. Sutherland, 2016: Geometric control on inland thinning propagation for Greenland outlet glaciers. Nature Geosci., doi:10.1038/ngeo2934. [PDF] IO

24. *Carroll, D., D.A. Sutherland, B. Hudson, T. Moon, J.D. Nash, E.L. Shroyer, G.A. Catania, T.C. Bartholomaus, D. Felikson, L.A. Stearns, B.P.Y. Noël, M.R. van den Broeke, 2016: Glacier geometry controls meltwater plume structure and submarine melt in Greenland fjords. Geophy. Res. Lett.,. doi:10.1002/2016GL070170. [PDF] IO

23. Bartholomaus, T.C., L.A. Stearns, D.A. Sutherland, E.L. Shroyer, J.D. Nash, R. Walker, G. Catania, D. Felikson, D. Carroll, M.J. Fried, B. Noel, and M. van den Broeke, 2016: Contrasts in the response of adjacent fjords and glaciers to surface melt in western Greenland. Annals Glaciol., doi:10.1017/aog.2016.19. [PDF] IO

22. Fried, M.J., G.A. Catania, T.C. Bartholomaus, D. Duncan, M. Davis, L.A. Stearns, J.D. Nash, E.L. Shroyer, and D.A. Sutherland, 2015: Distributed subglacial discharge drives significant submarine melt at a Greenland tidewater glacier. Geophy. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2015GL065806. [PDF] IO

21. *Carroll, D., D.A. Sutherland, E.L. Shroyer, J.D. Nash, G. Catania, and L.A. Stearns, 2015: Modeling turbulent subglacial meltwater plumes: implications for fjord-scale buoyancy-driven circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0033.1. [PDF] IO

20. Sutherland, D.A., F. Straneo, and R.S. Pickart, 2014: Characteristics and dynamics of two major Greenland glacial fjords. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, doi:10.1002/2013JC009786. [PDF] HL, IO

19. Jackson, R.H., F. Straneo, and D.A. Sutherland, 2014: Externally-forced fluctuations in ocean temperature at Greenland glaciers in non-summer months. Nature Geosci., doi:10.1038/ngeo2186 [PDF] IO

18. Sutherland, D.A., G.E. Roth*, G.S. Hamilton, S.H. Mernild, L.A. Stearns, and F. Straneo, 2014: Quantifying flow regimes in a Greenland glacial fjord using iceberg drifters. Geophy. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2014GL062256. [PDF] IO

17. Banas, N.S., L. Conway-Cranos, D.A. Sutherland, P. MacCready, P. Kiffney, and M. Plummer, 2014. Patterns of river influence and connectivity among subbasins of Puget Sound, with application to bacterial and nutrient loading. Estuaries Coasts. doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9853-y. [PDF] EC

16. Harden, B.E., F. Straneo, and D.A. Sutherland, 2014: Moored observations of synoptic and seasonal variability in the East Greenland Coastal Current. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans. doi:10.1002/2014JC010134. [PDF] HL

15. Sutherland, D.A., F. Straneo, G.B. Stenson, F. Davidson, M.O. Hammill, and A. Rosing-Asvid, 2013: Atlantic water variability on the SE Greenland shelf and its relationship to SST and bathymetry. J. Geophys. Res-Oceans. doi:10.1029/2012JC008354. [PDF] HL

14. Andresen, C.S., M.-A. Sicre, F. Straneo, D.A. Sutherland, M.H. Ribergaard, A. Kuijpers, T. Schmith, and J.M. Lloyd, 2013: A 100-yr long record of alkenone-derived SST changes by Southeast Greenland. Cont. Shelf Res., doi:10.1016/j.csr.2013.10.003. [PDF] HL

13. Toft, J.E., J.L. Burke, M.P. Carey, C.K. Kim, G. Spiridonov, M. Marsik, D.A. Sutherland, K.K. Arkema, A.D. Guerry, P.S. Levin, T.J. Minello, M. Plummer, M.H. Ruckelshaus, and H.M. Townsend, 2013: From mountains to sound: modeling the sensitivity of Dungeness crab and Pacific oyster to land-sea interactions in Hood Canal, WA. ICES J. Mar. Sci., doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst072. [PDF] EC

12. Guerry, A.D., M.H. Ruckelshaus, J.R. Bernhardt, G. Guannel, C.K. Kim, M. Marsik, J.E. Toft, D.A. Sutherlandet al., 2012: Modeling benefits from nature: using ecosystem services to inform coastal and marine spatial planning. Intl. J. Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services, and Management, doi:10.1080/21513732.2011.647835. [PDF] EC

11. Straneo, F., D.A. SutherlandD. Holland, C. Gladish, G. Hamilton, H. Johnson, E. Rignot, Y. Xu, and M. Koppes, 2012: Characteristics of ocean waters reaching Greenland's glaciers. Annals Glaciol., 53(60)doi:10.3189/2012AoG60A059. [PDF] HL, IO

10. Sutherland, D.A., and F. Straneo, 2012: Estimating ocean heat transport and submarine melt rate in Sermilik Fjord, Greenland, using lowered ADCP profiles. Annals Glaciol., 53(60), doi:10.3189/2012AoG60A050. [PDF] IO

9. Sutherland, D.A., F. Straneo, P. Saint-Laurent, and S.J. Lentz, 2011: Observations of fresh, anticyclonic eddies in the Hudson Strait outflow. J. Marine Systems, 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2010.12.004. [PDF] HL

8. Sutherland, D.A., P. MacCready, N.S. Banas, and L.F. Smedstad, 2011: A model study of the Salish Sea estuarine circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., doi:10.1175/2011JPO4540.1. [PDF] EC

7. Straneo, F., R.G. Curry, D.A. Sutherland, G.S. Hamilton, C. Cenedese, K. Vage, and L.A. Stearns, 2011: Impact of ocean stratification and glacial run-off on submarine melting of Helheim Glacier, Greenland. Nature Geosci., doi:10.1038/ngeo1109. [PDF] IO

6. Straneo, F., G.S. Hamilton, D.A. Sutherland, L.A. Stearns, F. Davidson, M.O. Hammill, G.B. Stenson, and A. Rosing-Asvid, 2010, Rapid circulation of warm, subtropical waters in a major glacial fjord off east Greenland. Nature Geosci., doi:10.1038/ngeo764. [PDF] IO

5. Sutherland, D.A., R.S. Pickart, E.P. Jones, K. Azetsu-Scott, A.J. Eert, and J. Olafsson, 2009: The freshwater composition of the waters off of southeast Greenland and their link to the Arctic Ocean. J Geophys Res, 114, C05020, doi:10.1029/2008JC004808. [PDF] HL

4. Sutherland, D.A., and C. Cenedese, 2009: Laboratory experiments on the interaction of a buoyant coastal current with a canyon: application to the East Greenland Coastal Current. J Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 1258-1271. [PDF] HL

3. Sutherland, D.A. and R.S. Pickart, 2008: The East Greenland Coastal Current: structure, variability, and forcing. Prog. Oceanogr, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2007.09.006. [PDF] HL

2. Bacon, S., P.G. Myers, B. Rudels, and D.A. Sutherland, 2008: Accessing the inaccessible: buoyancy-driven coastal currents on the shelves of Greenland and eastern Canada. Arctic-Subarctic ocean fluxes: Defining the role of the Northern Seas in climate. Eds. Dickson, Meincke, and Rhines. Springer, 703-722. HL

1. Girton, J.B., L.J. Pratt, D.A. Sutherland, and J.F. Price, 2006: Is the Faroe Bank Channel overflow hydraulically controlled? J. Phys. Oceanogr, 12, 2340-2349. [PDF] HL

Sutherland, D.A., F. Straneo, T. Moon, I.A. Le Bras, E. E. Frajka-Williams, J.L. Bamber, G.A. Catania, P. Heimbach, R.H. Jackson, L.A. Stearns, 2019: Freshwater fluxes from the Greenland Ice Sheet, Report from an international workshop, Dec. 2018. Greenland Ice Sheet Ocean Science Network. [PDF] Archived at Arctic Data Center

Climate change is not a hoax poster/banner. Please download and use! [Illustrator file]

Coos Bay Estuary circulation exhibit panel at the Marine Life Museum, Charleston, OR. [PDF]

Sutherland, D.A., F. Straneo, and B.E. Harden, 2014: Atlantic water variability on the southeast Greenland shelf. US CLIVAR Variations, Vol. 12(2), 20-25. [PDF]

Sutherland, D.A., The East Greenland Coastal Current: structure, variability, and forcing. WHOI-MIT Joint Program Thesis, 2008, 161 pp. [PDF

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