Peer-reviewed journal articles

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Smith, K. L., M. Messié, T. P. Connolly, C. L. Huffard. 2022. Decadal time-series depletion of dissolved oxygen at abyssal depths in the Northeast Pacific, Geophysical Research Letters, 49, e2022GL101018.

Walter, R. K., S. A. Huie, J. C. P. Abraham, A. Pasulka, K. A. Davis, T. P. Connolly, P. L. F. Mazzini, I. Robbins. 2022. Seasonal controls on nearshore dissolved oxygen variability and hypoxia in a coastal embayment, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, in press.

Connolly, T. P. and S. J. Lentz. 2021. Observations of nonlinear momentum fluxes over the inner continental shelf. Journal of Marine Research, 79(1), 27-66.

Smith, K. L., A. D. Sherman, P. R. McGill, R. G. Henthorn, J. Ferreira, T. P. Connolly, C. L. Huffard. 2021. Abyssal Benthic Rover, an autonomous vehicle for long-term monitoring of deep-ocean processes. Science Robotics 6(60), eabl4925.

Connolly, T. P., P. R. McGill, R. G. Henthorn, D. A. Burrier*, C. Michaud*. 2020. Near-bottom currents at Station M in the abyssal Northeast Pacific. Deep Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 173, 104743.

Smith, K. L., C. L. Huffard, P. R. McGill, A. D. Sherman, T. P. Connolly, S. Von Thun, L. A. Kuhnz. 2020. Gelatinous zooplankton abundance and benthic boundary layer currents in the abyssal Northeast Pacific: A 3-yr time series study. Deep Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 173, 104654.

Connolly, T. P. and A. R. Kirincich. 2019. High-resolution observations of subsurface fronts and alongshore bottom temperature variability over the inner shelf, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 124, 593–614.

Manzer, C. R.*, T. P. Connolly, E. McPhee-Shaw, G. J. Smith. 2019. Physical factors influencing phytoplankton abundance in southern Monterey Bay, Continental Shelf Research, 180, 1-13.

Hickey, B., S. Geier, N. Kachel, S. Ramp, P. M. Kosro and T. P. Connolly. 2016. Alongcoast structure and interannual variability of seasonal midshelf water properties and velocity in the Northern California Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, 7408-7430,

Siedlecki, S. A., N. S. Banas, K. A. Davis, S. N. Giddings, B. M. Hickey, P. MacCready, T. P. Connolly, and S. L. Geier, 2015. Seasonal and interannual oxygen variability on the Washington and Oregon continental shelves. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120, 608-633,

Connolly, T. P. and S. J. Lentz, 2014. Interannual variability of wintertime temperature on the inner continental shelf of the Middle Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, 6269-6285,

Connolly, T. P., B. M. Hickey, I. Shulman, and R. E. Thomson. 2014. Coastal trapped waves, alongshore pressure gradients, and the California Undercurrent. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 319–342,

Connolly, T. P. and B. M. Hickey. 2014. Regional impact of submarine canyons during seasonal upwelling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, 953–975,

Giddings, S. N., P. MacCready, B. M. Hickey, N. S. Banas, K. A. Davis, S. A. Siedlecki, V. L. Trainer, R. Kudela, N. Pelland, and T. P. Connolly, 2014. Hindcasts of potential harmful algal bloom transport on the Pacific Northwest coast. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, 2439–2461,

Hickey, B. M., V. L. Trainer, P. M. Kosro, N. G. Adams, T. P. Connolly, N. B. Kachel, and S. L. Geier. 2013. A springtime source of toxic Pseudo-nitzschia cells on razor clam beaches in the Pacific Northwest. Harmful Algae, 25, 1­­–14,

Connolly, T. P., B. M. Hickey, S. L. Geier, and W. P. Cochlan, 2010. Processes influencing seasonal hypoxia in the northern California Current System, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 115, C03021,

Other publications

Connolly, T. P., 2013. Increasing occurrence of coastal hypoxia and anoxia. In: Miller, I.M., Shishido, C., Antrim, L, and Bowlby, E.C. Climate Change and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: Interpreting Potential Futures. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series ONMS-13-01. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, MD, 50–60.

* – graduate student author