First paper published from cruise results reveals widespread submesoscale instabilities within the ACC.
Read the paper from Kate Adams here.
A recently published paper by Megan Stamper, the SMILES modelling PhD, has demonstrated how sharp, submesoscale fronts develop in the upper ocean.
Hosegood PJ, Nightingale P, Rees A, Widdicombe C, Woodward M, Clark D & Torres R, 2017. Nutrient Pumping by Submesoscale Circulations in the Mauritanian Upwelling System, Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.10.004 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0079661117301003
Adams, K., P. Hosegood, J. Taylor, J. Sallée, S. Bachman, R. Torres, and M. Stamper, 2017: Frontal circulation and submesoscale variability during the formation of a Southern Ocean mesoscale eddy. Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0266.1, in press, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0266.1
S.D. Bachman, B. Fox-Kemper, B. Pearson, 2017. A scale-aware subgrid model for quasi-geostrophic turbulence, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012265 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC012265/full
S.D. Bachman, D.P. Marshall, J.R. Maddison, J. Mak, 2017. Evaluation of a scalar eddy transport coefficient based on geometric constraints, Ocean Modelling, 109, 44-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.12.004
S.D. Bachman, B. Fox-Kemper, J.R. Taylor, L.N. Thomas, 2017. Parameterization of Frontal Symmetric Instabilities. I: Theory for Resolved Fronts, Ocean Modelling, 109,72-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.12.003
Stamper, M. and J. R. Taylor, 2017. The transition from symmetric to baroclinic instability in the Eady model. Ocean Dynamics, 67(1), 65-80.