Jonathan Nash




Turbulence and high-frequency variability in a deep gravity current outflow, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL052899, 2012 (Nash, J.D, H. Peters, S.M. Kelly, J.L. Pelegri, M. Emelianov and M. Gasser) [pdf]

The unpredictable nature of internal tides and nonlinear waves on continental shelves. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-028.1, 2012 (Nash, J.D., S.M. Kelly, E.L. Shroyer, J. N. Moum, and T. F. Duda) [pdf]

Are any coastal internal tides predictable? Oceanography, 25(2) 80-95. (J.D. Nash, E.L. Shroyer, S.M. Kelly,M.E. Inall, T.F. Duda, M.D. Levine, N.L. Jones, and R.C. Musgrave) [pdf]

The direct breaking of internal waves at steep topography. Oceanography, 25(2) 150-159. (J.M. Klymak, S. Legg, M.H. Alford, M. Buijsman, R. Pinkel, and J.D. Nash.) [pdf]

The role of turbulence stress divergence in decelerating a river plume J. Geophys. Res., 117, C05032, doi:10.1029/2011JC007398, 2012 (L.F. Kilcher, J.D. Nash & J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Internal bores and breaking internal tides on the Oregon continental slope. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 42, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-030.1, 2012 (Martini, K.I., M. H. Alford, E. L. Kunze, S. M. Kelly, and J. D. Nash)

The cascade of tidal energy from low to high modes on a continental slope. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 42, 1217-1232 doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0231.1, 2012 (Kelly, S.M., J.D Nash, K.I Martini, M.H Alford, and E.L Kunze) [pdf]

Rapid sediment removal from the Columbia River plume nearfield, Cont. Shelf Res. 35: 16–28 doi:10.1016/j.csr.2011.11.013, 2012. (Nowacki, D.J., A.R. Horner-Devine, J.D. Nash, and D.A., Jay) [pdf]


Energy flux and dissipation in Luzon Strait: Two tales of two ridges J. Phys. Oceanogr, 41, 2211-2222, 2011. (M.H. Alford, J.A. MacKinnon, J.D. Nash, H. Simmons [pdf]

Narrowband high-frequency oscillations at the equator. Part I: Interpretation as shear instabilities. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 41, 397-411, 2011. (J.N. Moum, J.D. Nash and W.D. Smyth) [pdf]

Narrowband high-frequency oscillations at the equator. Part II: Properties of shear instabilities. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 41, 412-428, 2011. (W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Nonlinear internal waves over New Jersey’s continental shelf. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C03022, doi:10.1029/2010JC006332,2011. (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Reply to comment by T. Gerkema on “Internal tide energy over topography,” J. Geophys. Res., 116, C09002, 2011 (Kelly, S. M. and J. D. Nash) [pdf]

Observations of internal tides on the Oregon continental slope, J. Phys. Oceanogr. 41(9): 1772–1794, 2011 (Martini, K.I., M.A. Alford, E. Kunze, S.M. Kelly and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Topographic steering of the initial plunging Mediterranean outflow water, Geo-Marine Lett., 31, 301–314, 2011 (Gasser, M., J.L. Pelegri, J.D. Nash, H. Peters and J Garcia-Lafuente) [pdf]


Internal-tide generation and destruction by shoaling internal tides. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2010GL045598, 2010 (S.M. Kelly and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Energy transformations and dissipation of nonlinear internal waves over New Jersey’s continental shelf. Nonlinear Proc. Geophys., 17, 345-360, 2010 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Mode 2 waves on the continental shelf: Ephemeral components of the nonlinear internal wavefield. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C07001, doi:10.1029/2009JC005605, 2010 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Vertical heat flux and lateral mass transport in nonlinear internal waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2010GL042715, 2010 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Internal-tide energy over topography. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C06014, doi:10.1029/2009JC005618, 2010 (S.M. Kelly, J. D. Nash, and E. Kunze) [pdf]

Structure and dynamics of the Columbia River tidal plume front. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C05S90, doi:10.1029/2009JC006066, 2010 (L. Kilcher, and J. D. Nash) [pdf]

River influences on shelf ecosystems: Introduction and synthesis, J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi:10.1029/2009JC005452, 2010 (Hickey, B.M. and R. Kudela, J. Nash, K. Bruland, W. Peterson, P. MacCready, E. Lessard, D. Jay, N. Banas, A. Baptista, E. Dever, M. Kosro, L. Kilcher*, A. Horner-Devine, E. Zaron, R. McCabe, J. Peterson, P. Orton, J. Pan) [pdf]


Sea surface cooling at the Equator by subsurface mixing in tropical instability waves, Nature Geoscience, 2, 761-765, 2009. (J. N. Moum, R.-C. Lien, A. Perlin, J. D. Nash, M. C. Gregg and P. J. Wiles) [pdf].

The structure and composition of a highly-stratified, tidally-pulsed river plume. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B12, doi:10.1029/2008JC005036, 2009 (J. D. Nash, L. Kilcher, and J. N. Moum) [pdf]

Observations of polarity reversal in shoaling nonlinear internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 691-701, 2009, 2009 (E.L. Shroyer, J.N. Moum, and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Mixing measurements on an equatorial ocean mooring, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 26, 317-336, 2009 (J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Particle re-suspension in the Columbia River plume nearfield, J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi:10.1029/2008JC004986, 2009  (Spahn, E., A. Horner-Devine, J. D. Nash, D. Jay, and L. Kilcher) [pdf]

Estimates of Mixing, in the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition),Oxford, 2009, 288–298, doi:10.1016/B978-012374473-9.00615-9  (J.M. Klymak and J.D. Nash) [sciencedirect]


Small-scale processes in the coastal ocean, Oceanography , 21(4), 22-33, 2008 (J.N. Moum, J.D. Nash and J.M. Klymak) [pdf]

Seafloor pressure measurements of nonlinear internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 38(2), 481-491, doi:10.1175/2007JPO3736.1, 2008 (J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]


Shallow Water 2006: a joint acoustic propagation/nonlinear internal wave physics experiment, Oceanography, 20(4), 156-167, 2007(D.J. Tang, J.N. Moum, J.F. Lynch, P. Abbot, R. Chapman, P. Dahl, T. Duda, G. Gawarkiewicz, S. Glenn, J.A. Goff, H. Graber, J. Kemp, A. Maffei, J. Nash and A. Newhall) [pdf]

Dissipative losses in nonlinear internal waves propagating across the continental shelf, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37(7), 1989-1995, 2007 (J.N. Moum, D.M. Farmer, E.L. Shroyer, W.D. Smyth and L. Armi) [pdf]

Energy transport by nonlinear internal waves, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37(7), 1968-1988, 2007 (J.N. Moum, J.M. Klymak, J.D. Nash, A. Perlin and W.D. Smyth) [pdf]

Hotspots of deep ocean mixing on the Oregon continental slope, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L01605, doi:10.1029/2006GL028170, 2007 (Nash, J. D., M. H. Alford, E. Kunze, K. Martini, and S. Kelly) [pdf]

Diagnosing a partly standing internal wave in Mamala Bay, Oahu, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L01604, doi:10.1029/2007GL029749, 2007 (K. I. Martini, M. H. Alford, J. D. Nash, E. Kunze and M. Merrifield) [pdf]


Structure of the baroclinic tide generated at Kaena Ridge, Hawaii, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36(6), 1123-1135, 2006 (Nash, J.D., E. Kunze, C.M. Lee and T.B. Sanford) [pdf]

An estimate of tidal energy lost to turbulence at the Hawaiian Ridge. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36, 1148-1164, 2006. (Klymak, J.M., J.N. Moum, J.D. Nash, E. Kunze, J.B. Girton, G.S. Carter, C.M. Lee, T.B. Sanford, and M.C. Gregg) [pdf]


River plumes as a source of large-amplitude internal waves in the coastal ocean, Nature, 437, 400-403, 2005 doi:10.1038/nature03936 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Differential diffusion in breaking Kelvin-Helmholtz billows, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 1004-1022, 2005. (W.D. Smyth, J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Estimating Internal Wave Energy Fluxes in the Ocean, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 22(10), 1551-1570, 2005 (J.D. Nash, M.H. Alford and E. Kunze). [pdf]


Internal tide reflection and turbulent mixing on the continental slope, J. Phys. Oceanogr. 34(5), 1117-1134, 2004 (J.D., E. Kunze, J. M. Toole and R. W. Schmitt) [pdf]

An examination of the radiative and dissipative properties of deep ocean internal tides, Deep Sea Research II , 51 , 3029-3042, 2004 (St. Laurent, L. C. and J. D. Nash) [pdf]

From tides to mixing along the Hawaiian Ridge, Science, 301, 355-357, 2003 (Experiment PIs including J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Observations of boundary mixing over the continental slope, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 32, 2113-2130, 2002. (J.N. Moum, D.R. Caldwell, J.D. Nash and G.D. Gunderson) [pdf]

Microstructure observations of turbulent salinity flux and the dissipation spectrum of salinity, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 2002, 32, 2312-2333 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum).  [pdf]

Internal hydraulic flows on the continental shelf: high drag states over a small bank, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 4593-4611, 2001 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Topographically-induced drag and mixing at a small bank on the continental shelf, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30, 2049-2054, 2000 (J.N. Moum and J.D. Nash) [pdf]

Estimating salinity variance dissipation rate from microstructure conductivity measurements, J. Oceanic Atmos. Technol., 16, 263-274 , 1999 (J.D. Nash and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

A thermocouple probe for high speed temperature measurements in the ocean, J. Oceanic Atmos. Technol., 16, 1474-1482, 1999 (J.D. Nash, D.R. Caldwell, M.J. Zelman and J.N. Moum) [pdf]

Buoyant surface discharges into unsteady ambient flows, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans. 24, 1-4, pp. 75, 1996 (J.D. Nash and G.H. Jirka)

Large scale Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence in turbulent density-stratified flows, Experiments in Fluids. Volume 19, Number 5, pp 297, 1995 (J.D. Nash, G.H. Jirka and D. Chen)