Matthew Alkire

Selected Publications

  • Alkire, M.B., I. Polyakov, R. Rember, I.M. Ashik, V. Ivanov, and A.V. Pnyushkov (2017). Lower halocline water formation and modification, a comparison of physical and geochemical methods, manuscript in preparation.

  • Polyakov, I.V., A.V. Pnyushkov, M. Alkire, I.M. Ashik, T. Baumann, E.C. Carmack, I. Goszczko, J. Guthrie, V.V. Ivanov, T. Kanzow, R. Krishfield, R. Kwok, A. Sundfjord, J. Morison, R. Rember, and A. Yulin (2017). Greater role for Atlantic inflows on sea-ice loss in the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean, Science, doi:10.1126/science.aai8204.

  • Alkire, M. B., A. Jacobson, G. O. Lehn, R. W. Macdonald, and M. W. Rossi (2017). On the geochemical heterogeneity of rivers draining into the straits and channels of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, doi:10.1002/2016JG003723

  • Alkire, M.B., J. Morison, A. Schweiger, J. Zhang, M. Steele, C. Peralta-Ferriz, S. Dickinson (2017). A meteoric water budget for the Arctic Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research, in review.

  • Alkire, M. B., A. D. Jacobson, G.O Lehn, and R.W. Macdonald (2015). Small rivers could have big impact on Arctic Ocean, Eos 96, doi:10.1029/2015EO034005.

  • Alkire, M.B., F. Nilsen, E. Falck, J. Søreide, and T. Gabrielsen (2015). Tracing sources of freshwater contributions to first-year sea ice in Svalbard fjords, Continental Shelf Research 101, 85-97.

  • Alkire, M.B., J. Morison, and R. Andersen (2015). Variability in the meteoric water, sea-ice melt, and Pacific water contributions to the central Arctic Ocean, 2000-2014, Journal of Geophysical Research 120, doi:10.1002/2014JC010023.

  • Alkire, M.B., E. D’Asaro, C. Lee, M.J. Perry, I. Cetinic, N. Briggs, and A. Gray (2014). Net community production and export from Seaglider measurements in the North Atlantic after the spring bloom bloom, Journal of Geophysical Research 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC010105.

  • Alkire, M.B., M.J. Perry, E. D’Asaro, and C. M. Lee (2013). Using sensor-based, geochemical measurements from autonomous platforms to estimate biological production and export of carbon during the 2008 North Atlantic spring bloom, Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry News 6(2), 1-6.

  • Morison, J., R. Kwok, C. Peralta-Ferriz, M. Alkire, I. Rigor, R. Andersen, and M. Steele, Changing Arctic Ocean Freshwater Pathways Measured With ICESat and GRACE, Nature, 481, 66-70, DOI: 10.1038/nature10705, 2012

  • Alkire, M.B., E. D’Asaro, C. Lee, M.J. Perry, A. Gray, I. Cetinic, N. Briggs, E. Rehm, E. Kallin, J. Kaiser, and A. Gonzalez-Posada (2012). Estimates of net community production and export using high-resolution, Lagrangian measurements of O2, NO3, and POC through the evolution of a spring diatom bloom in the North Atlantic, Deep-Sea Research I, 64: 157-174.

  • Alkire, M.B., K.K. Falkner, J. Morison, R.W. Collier, C.K.Guay, R.A. Desiderio, I.G. Rigor, M. McPhee (2010). Sensor-based profiles of the NO parameter in the central Arctic and southern Canada Basin: new insights regarding the cold halocline, Deep-Sea Research I 57: 1432-1443, 2010.

  • Alkire, M.B., K.K. Falkner, T. Boyd, R.W. Macdonald (2010), Sea-ice melt and meteoric water distributions in Baffin Bay and the Canadian Arctic archipelago, Journal of Marine Research 68(6), 767-798, 2010.

  • Alkire, M.B. (2010), Differentiating freshwater contributions and their variability to the surface and halocline layers of the Arctic and subarctic seas, Ph.D. Thesis, College of Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, defended on March 19, 2010.

  • Abrahamsen, E.P., M.P. Meredith, K.K. Falkner, S. Torres-Valdes, M.J. Leng, M.B. Alkire, S. Bacon, I. Polyakov, V. Ivanov, S. Kirillov (2009). Tracer-derived freshwater budget of the Siberian Continental Shelf following the extreme Arctic summer of 2007, Geophysical Research Letters 36: doi:10.1029/2009GL037341.

  • McPhee, M., J. Morison, A. Proshutinsky, M. Steele, M. Alkire (2009), Rapid Change in Freshwater Content of the Arctic Ocean, Geophysical Research Letters 36: doi:10.1029/2009GL037525.

  • Alkire, M.B., K.K. Falkner, I. Rigor, M. Steele, J. Morison (2007). The return of Pacific waters to the upper layers of the central Arctic Ocean, Deep-Sea Research I 54: 1509-1529.

  • Alkire, M.B., J.H. Trefry (2006). Transport of spring floodwater from rivers under ice to the Alaskan Beaufort Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research 111: doi:10.1029/2005JC003446.