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MacCready, P., McCabe, R. M., Siedlecki, S. A., Lorenz, M., Giddings, S. N., Bos, J., Albertson, S., Banas, N. S., & Garnier, S. (2021). Estuarine Circulation, Mixing, and Residence Times in the Salish Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126. doi:10.1029/2020jc016738

Stone, H. B., Banas, N. S., MacCready, P., Kudela, R. M., & Ovall, B. (2020). Linking Chlorophyll Concentration and Wind Patterns Using Satellite Data in the Central and Northern California Current System. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7. doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.551562

Barth, J. A., S. E. Allen, E. P. Dever, R. K. Dewey, W. Evans, R. A. Feely, J. L. Fisher, J. P. Fram, B. Hales, D. Ianson, J. Jackson, K. Juniper, O. Kawka, D. Kelley, J. M. Klymak, J. Konovsky, P. M. Kosro, A. Kurapov, E. Mayorga, P. MacCready, J. Newton, R. I. Perry, C. M. Risien, M. Robert, T. Ross, R. K. Shearman, J. Schumacker, S. Siedlecki, V. L. Trainer, S. Waterman, and C. E. Wingard, 2019: Better Regional Ocean Observing Through Cross-National Cooperation: A Case Study From the Northeast Pacific. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 93, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00093.

Brasseale, E., E. W. Grason, P. S. McDonald, J. Adams, and P. MacCready, 2019: Larval Transport Modeling Support for Identifying Population Sources of European Green Crab in the Salish Sea. Estuaries and Coasts, doi:10.1007/s12237-019-00586-2.

Burchard, H., X. Lange, K. Klingbeil, and P. MacCready, 2019: Mixing Estimates for Estuaries. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 49, 631–648, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-18-0147.

Burchard, H., K. Bolding, R. Feistel, U. Gräwe, K. Klingbeil, P. MacCready, V. Mohrholz, L. Umlauf, and E. M. van der Lee, 2018: The Knudsen theorem and the Total Exchange Flow analysis framework applied to the Baltic Sea. Prog. Oceanogr., 165, 268–286, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2018.04.004.

Lorenz, M., K. Klingbeil, P. MacCready, and H. Burchard, 2019: Numerical issues of the Total Exchange Flow (TEF) analysis framework for quantifying estuarine circulation. Ocean Sci. Discuss., 1–21, doi:10.5194/os-2018-147.

MacCready, P., W. R. Geyer, and H. Burchard, 2018: Estuarine Exchange Flow Is Related to Mixing through the Salinity Variance Budget. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 48, 1375–1384, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-17-0266.1.

Stone, H. B., N. S. Banas, and P. MacCready, 2018: The Effect of Alongcoast Advection on Pacific Northwest Shelf and Slope Water Properties in Relation to Upwelling Variability. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 123, 265–286, doi:10.1002/2017JC013174.

Giddings, S. N., and P. MacCready, 2017: Reverse Estuarine Circulation Due to Local and Remote Wind Forcing, Enhanced by the Presence of Along-Coast Estuaries. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 122, 10184–10205, doi:10.1002/2016JC012479.

Wang, T., W. R. Geyer, and P. MacCready, 2017: Total Exchange Flow, Entrainment, and Diffusive Salt Flux in Estuaries. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 1205–1220, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0258.1.

Fatland, R., P. MacCready, and N. Oscar, 2016: LiveOcean. Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Elsevier, 277–296.

MacCready, P., and S. N. Giddings, 2016: The Mechanical Energy Budget of a Regional Ocean Model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46, JPO-D-16-0086.1, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0086.1.

Banas, N. S., L. Conway-Cranos, D. A. Sutherland, P. MacCready, P. Kiffney, and M. Plummer, 2015: Patterns of River Influence and Connectivity Among Subbasins of Puget Sound, with Application to Bacterial and Nutrient Loading. Estuaries and Coasts, 38, 735–753, doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9853-y.

Conway-Cranos, L., P. Kiffney, N. Banas, M. Plummer, S. Naman, P. MacCready, J. Bucci, and M. Ruckelshaus, 2015: Stable isotopes and oceanographic modeling reveal spatial and trophic connectivity among terrestrial, estuarine, and marine environments. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 533, 15–28, doi:10.3354/meps11318.

McCabe, R. M., B. M. Hickey, E. P. Dever, and P. MacCready, 2015: Seasonal Cross-Shelf Flow Structure, Upwelling Relaxation, and the Alongshelf Pressure Gradient in the Northern California Current System*. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45, 209–227, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0025.1.

Siedlecki, S. A., N. S. Banas, K. A. Davis, S. Giddings, B. M. Hickey, P. MacCready, T. Connolly, and S. Geier, 2015: Seasonal and interannual oxygen variability on the Washington and Oregon continental shelves. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 120, 608–633, doi:10.1002/2014JC010254.

Alford, M. H., and P. MacCready, 2014: Flow and mixing in Juan de Fuca Canyon, Washington. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 1608–1615, doi:10.1002/2013GL058967.

Davis, K. A., N. S. Banas, S. N. Giddings, S. A. Siedlecki, P. MacCready, E. J. Lessard, R. M. Kudela, and B. M. Hickey, 2014: Estuary-enhanced upwelling of marine nutrients fuels coastal productivity in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 119, 8778–8799, doi:10.1002/2014JC010248.

Geyer, W. R., and P. MacCready, 2014: The Estuarine Circulation. Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech., 46, 175–197, doi:10.1146/annurev-fluid-010313-141302.

Giddings, S. N., P. MacCready, B. M. Hickey, N. S. Banas, K. A. Davis, S. A. Siedlecki, V. L. Trainer, R. M. Kudela, N. A. Pelland, and T. P. Connolly, 2014: Hindcasts of potential harmful algal bloom transport pathways on the Pacific Northwest coast. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 119, 2439–2461, doi:10.1002/2013JC009622.

MacCready, P., 2014: Ocean science: Links between surface and abyss. Nat. Geosci., 7, 554–555, doi:10.1038/ngeo2210.

Warner, S. J., and P. MacCready, 2014: The dynamics of pressure and form drag on a sloping headland: Internal waves versus eddies. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 119, 1554–1571, doi:10.1002/2013JC009757.

Warner, S. J., P. Maccready, J. N. Moum, and J. D. Nash, 2013: Measurement of Tidal Form Drag Using Seafloor Pressure Sensors. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1150–1172, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-12-0163.1.

Alford, M., J. Mickett, S. Zhang, P. MacCready, Z. Zhao, and J. Newton, 2012: Internal Waves on the Washington Continental Shelf. Oceanography, 25, 66–79, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2012.43.

MacCready, P., 2011: Calculating Estuarine Exchange Flow Using Isohaline Coordinates *. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41, 1116–1124, doi:10.1175/2011JPO4517.1.

MacCready, P., and N. S. Banas, 2011: Residual Circulation, Mixing, and Dispersion. Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, Vol. 2 of, Elsevier, 75–89.

Martin, W. D., and P. MacCready, 2011: Influence of large-scale tidal asymmetry on subtidal dynamics in the western Strait of Juan de Fuca. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 116, 1–20.

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., 41, 1125–1143, doi:10.1175/2011JPO4540.1.

Hickey, B. M., R. M. Kudela, J. D. Nash, K. W. Bruland, W. T. Peterson, P. MacCready, E. J. Lessard, D. A. Jay, N. S. Banas, A. M. Baptista, E. P. Dever, P. M. Kosro, L. K. Kilcher, A. R. Horner-Devine, E. D. Zaron, R. M. McCabe, J. O. Peterson, P. M. Orton, J. Pan, and M. C. Lohan, 2010: River Influences on Shelf Ecosystems: Introduction and synthesis. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C00B17, doi:10.1029/2009JC005452.

MacCready, P., and W. R. Geyer, 2010: Advances in Estuarine Physics. Ann. Rev. Mar. Sci., 2, 35–58.

Banas, N. S., E. J. Lessard, R. M. Kudela, P. MacCready, T. D. Peterson, B. M. Hickey, and E. Frame, 2009a: Planktonic growth and grazing in the Columbia River plume region: A biophysical model study. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B06, doi:10.1029/2008JC004993.

Banas, N. S., P. MacCready, and B. M. Hickey, 2009b: The Columbia River plume as cross-shelf exporter and along-coast barrier. Cont. Shelf Res., 29, 292–301, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.011.

Canals, M., G. Pawlak, and P. MacCready, 2009: Tilted Baroclinic Tidal Vortices. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 333–350, doi:10.1175/2008JPO3954.1.

Liu, Y., P. MacCready, and B. M. Hickey, 2009a: Columbia River plume patterns in summer 2004 as revealed by a hindcast coastal ocean circulation model. Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, 1–6, doi:10.1029/2008GL036447.

Liu, Y., P. MacCready, B. M. Hickey, E. P. Dever, P. M. M. Kosro, and N. S. Banas, 2009b: Evaluation of a coastal ocean circulation model for the Columbia River plume in summer 2004. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B04, doi:10.1029/2008JC004929.

MacCready, P., and D. A. Jay, 2009: Preface. Cont. Shelf Res., 29, 1–3, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.06.010.

MacCready, P., N. S. Banas, B. M. Hickey, E. P. Dever, and Y. Liu, 2009: A model study of tide- and wind-induced mixing in the Columbia River Estuary and plume. Cont. Shelf Res., 29, 278–291, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.015.

McCabe, R. M., P. MacCready, and B. M. Hickey, 2009: Ebb-tide dynamics and spreading of a large river plume. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 2839–2856, doi:10.1175/2009JPO4061.1.

Warner, S. J., and P. MacCready, 2009: Dissecting the Pressure Field in Tidal Flow past a Headland: When Is Form Drag “Real”? J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 2971–2984, doi:10.1175/2009JPO4173.1.

McCabe, R. M., B. M. Hickey, and P. MacCready, 2008: Observational estimates of entrainment and vertical salt flux in the interior of a spreading river plume. J. Geophys. Res., 113, C08027, doi:10.1029/2007JC004361.

Samelson, R., J. Allen, and P. MacCready, 2008: Progress in Coastal Ocean Modeling During CoOP. Oceanography, 21, 136–147, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2008.10.

MacCready, P., 2007: Estuarine Adjustment. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37, 2133–2145, doi:10.1175/JPO3082.1.

Babson, A. L., M. Kawase, and P. MacCready, 2006: Seasonal and Interannual Variability in the Circulation of Puget Sound, Washington: A Box Model Study. Atmosphere-Ocean, 44, 29–45, doi:10.3137/ao.440103.

McCabe, R. M., P. MacCready, and G. Pawlak, 2006: Form Drag due to Flow Separation at a Headland. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36, 2136–2152, doi:10.1175/JPO2966.1.

Martin, W., P. MacCready, and R. Dewey, 2005a: Boundary Layer Forcing of a Semidiurnal, Cross-Channel Seiche. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 1518–1537, doi:10.1175/JPO2778.1.

Martin, W., P. MacCready, and R. Dewey, 2005b: CORRIGENDUM. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 1940–1940, doi:10.1175/JPO2850.1.

Banas, N. S., B. M. Hickey, P. MacCready, and J. A. Newton, 2004: Dynamics of Willapa Bay, Washington: A Highly Unsteady, Partially Mixed Estuary. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 34, 2413–2427, doi:10.1175/JPO2637.1.

Edwards, K. A., P. MacCready, J. N. Moum, G. Pawlak, J. M. Klymak, and A. Perlin, 2004: Form Drag and Mixing Due to Tidal Flow past a Sharp Point. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 34, 1297–1312, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2004)034<1297:FDAMDT>2.0.CO;2.

MacCready, P., 2004: Toward a unified theory of tidally-averaged estuarine salinity structure. Estuaries, 27, 561–570, doi:10.1007/BF02907644.

MacCready, P., G. Pawlak, K. Edwards, and R. McCabe, 2003: Form drag on ocean flows. Proc. 13th’Aha Huliko’a Hawaiian Winter Work. Near Bound. Process. their Parameterization, 119–130.

Pawlak, G., P. MacCready, K. A. Edwards, and R. McCabe, 2003a: Observations on the evolution of tidal vorticity at a stratified deep water headland. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 1–5, doi:10.1029/2003GL018092.

Pawlak, G., P. MacCready, and R. McCabe, 2003b: Evolution of Vortical Flow Structure in an Ocean Boundary Process. Proc. 13th’Aha Huliko’a Hawaiian Winter Work. Near Bound. Process. their Parameterization, 5, 131–142.

MacCready, P., R. D. Hetland, and W. R. Geyer, 2002: Long-term isohaline salt balance in an estuary. Cont. Shelf Res., 22, 1591–1601, doi:10.1016/S0278-4343(02)00023-7.

Pawlak, G., and P. MacCready, 2002: Oscillatory flow across an irregular boundary. J. Geophys. Res., 107, 3036, doi:10.1029/2000JC000596.

Pawlak, G., P. MacCready, K. A. Edwards, and R. M. McCabe, 2002: Evolution of Tidal Vorticity in Stratified Coastal Flow. 21st International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 4, Vol. 4 of, ASME, 367–374.

MacCready, P., and W. R. R. Geyer, 2001: Estuarine salt flux through an isohaline surface. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 106, 11629–11637, doi:10.1029/2001JC900006.

MacCready, P., and G. Pawlak, 2001: Stratified Flow along a Corrugated Slope: Separation Drag and Wave Drag. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 31, 2824–2839, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2001)031<2824:SFAACS>2.0.CO;2.

MacCready, P., and P. Quay, 2001: Biological export flux in the Southern Ocean estimated from a climatological nitrate budget. Deep - Sea Res. Part II - Top. Stud. Oceanogr., 48, 4299–4322, doi:10.1016/S0967-0645(01)00090-X.

MacCready, P., and P. B. Rhines, 2001: Meridional Transport across a Zonal Channel: Topographic Localization. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 31, 1427–1439, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(2001)031<1427:MTAAZC>2.0.CO;2.

MacCready, P., 1999: Estuarine adjustment to changes in river flow and tidal mixing. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 29, 708–726, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(1999)029<0708:EATCIR>2.0.CO;2.

MacCready, P., W. E. Johns, C. G. Rooth, D. M. Fratantoni, and R. A. Watlington, 1999: Overflow into the deep Caribbean: Effects of plume variability. J. Geophys. Res. Ocean., 104, 25913–25935, doi:10.1029/1999JC900206.

MacCready, P., 1994: Frictional decay of abyssal boundary currents. J. Mar. Res., 52, 197–217, doi:10.1357/0022240943077073.

Garrett, C., P. MacCready, and P. Rhines, 1993: Boundary Mixing and Arrested Ekman Layers: Rotating Stratified Flow Near a Sloping Boundary. Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech., 25, 291–321, doi:10.1146/annurev.fl.25.010193.001451.

MacCready, P., and P. B. Rhines, 1993: Slippery Bottom Boundary Layers on a Slope. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 23, 5–22, doi:10.1175/1520-0485(1993)023<0005:SBBLOA>2.0.CO;2.

MacCready, P., and P. B. Rhines, 1991: Buoyant inhibition of Ekman transport on a slope and its effect on stratified spin-up. J. Fluid Mech., 223, 631–661, doi:10.1017/S0022112091001581.