Peer reviewed


M. Andres; R. C. Musgrave; D. Rudnick; K. Zeiden; T. Peacock; J. Park. On the predictability of Sea Surface Height around Palau. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 50, 3267-3294, 2020.

J. Garwood; R. C. Musgrave; D. Lucas. Life in internal waves. Oceanography, vol. 33, 38-49, 2020.


Peter J. S. Franks, Michael Ouimet, Jorge Cortes, Jessica C. Garwood, R. C. Musgrave, and Andrew J. Lucas. Stokes Drift of Plankton in Linear Internal Waves: Cross-Shore Transport of Neutrally Buoyant and Depth-Keeping Organisms. Limnology and Oceanography. 1–11, 9999, 2019.

M. Andres, M. Siegelman, V. Hormann, R. Musgrave, M. Merrifield, D. Rudnick, H. Wijesekera, L. Centurioni. Eddies, Topography, and the Abyssal Flow by the Kyushu-Palau Ridge near Velasco Reef. Oceanography. 32.4, 46-55, 2019.

TM Shaun Johnston, Martha C. Schönau, Terri Paluszkiewicz, Jennifer A. MacKinnon, Brian K. Arbic, Patrick L. Colin, Matthew H. Alford, Magdalena Andres, Luca Centurioni, Hans C. Graber, Karl R. Helfrich, Verena Hormann, Pierre F.J. Lermusiaux, Ruth C Musgrave, Brian S. Powell, Bo Qiu, Daniel L. Rudnick, Harper L. Simmons, Louis St. Laurent, Eric J. Terrill, David S. Trossman, Gunnar Voet, Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Kristin L. Zeiden. Flow Encountering Abrupt Topography (Fleat). Oceanography 32.4, 10-21, 2019.

R. C. Musgrave. Calculating energy fluxes in coastal trapped waves. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 49, 1973-1994, 2019.

Tamara L. Schlosser; Nicole Jones; Ruth C. Musgrave; Cynthia Bluteau; Gregory N. Ivey and Andrew J. Lucas. Observations of Diurnal Coastal-Trapped Waves on the Tasmanian Continental Shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 49, 1973-1994, 2019.

Sharma, Arjun; Rypina, Irina; Musgrave, Ruth; Haller, George. Analytic Reconstruction of a Two-Dimensional Velocity Field from an Observed Diffusive Scalar. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 871, 755-774, 2019.


R. C. Musgrave; G. Flierl; T. Peacock. The generation of Rossby waves and wake eddies by small islands. Journal of Marine Research, vol 76, 63-91, 2018.


R. C. Musgrave; J. MacKinnon; R. Pinkel; A. Waterhouse; J. Nash; S. Kelly. The influence of subinertial internal tides on near-topographic turbulence at the Mendocino Ridge: Observations and Modeling. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol 47, 2139-2154, 2017.

J. MacKinnon; M. Alford; J. Ansong; B. Arbic; A. Barna; B. Briegleb; F. Bryan; M. Buijsmann; E. Chassignet; G. Danabasoglu; S. Diggs; S. Griffies; R. Hallberg; S. Jayne; M. Jochum; J. Klymak; E. Kunze; W. Large; S. Legg; B. Mater; A. Melet; L. Merchant; R. Musgrave; J. Nash; N. Norton; A. Pickering; R. Pinkel; K. Polzin; H. Simmons; L. St Laurent; O. Sun; D. Trossman; A. Waterhouse; C. Whalen; Z. Zhao. Climate Process Team on internal wave driven ocean mixing. Bulletin American Meteorological Society. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0030.1, 98.11: 2429-2454, 2017.

A. Waterhouse; J. MacKinnon; R. C. Musgrave; S. Kelly; A. Pickering; J. Nash. Internal tide convergence and mixing in a submarine canyon. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 47, 303-322, 2017.


R. C. Musgrave; M. Mazloff; R. Pinkel; J. MacKinnon; W. R. Young. Stratified tidal flow over a tall Gaussian ridge above and below the turning latitude. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 793, 933-957, 2016.

R. C. Musgrave; J. MacKinnon; R. Pinkel; A. Waterhouse; J. Nash. Tidally driven processes leading to nearfield turbulence in a channel at the crest of the Mendocino Escarpment. Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 46, 1137-1155, 2016.

2015 and earlier

M. J. Reeder; T. Spengler; R. C. Musgrave. Rossby Waves, Extreme Fronts, and Wildfires in Southeastern Australia. Geophysical Research Letters, 42.6, 2015-2023, 2015.

M. Alford; T. Peacock and colleagues, inc. R. C. Musgrave. The formation and fate of internal waves in the South China Sea. Nature, vol. 512, 65-69, 2015.

J. D. Nash; E. L. Shroyer; S. M. Kelly; M. E. Inall; T. F. Duda; M. D. Levine; N. L. Jones; R. C. Musgrave. Are any coastal internal tides predictable? Oceanography 25(2):80-95. 2012.

Matthew H. Alford; Jennifer A. MacKinnon; Jonathan D. Nash; Harper Simmons; Andy Pickering; Jody M. Klymak; Robert Pinkel; Oliver Sun; Luc Rainville; Ruth Musgrave; Tamara Beitzel; Ke-Hsien Fu; Chung-Wei Lu. Energy flux and dissipation in Luzon Strait: Two tales of two ridges. Journal of Physical Oceanography vol. 41, 2211-2222, 2011.

Kilborn, V. A.; Koribalski, B. S.; Forbes, D. A.; Barnes, D. G.; Musgrave, R. C. A wide-field H1 study of the NGC 1566 group, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 356, 77-88, 2005.

In Progress

R. C. Musgrave; J. Toole; R. Pickart. Mixing at the shelf break of the Canada Basin. (In prep.)

Grey literature

R. C. Musgrave 2015, Tidal interactions with topography: the effects of latitude and tidal constitution on nearfield mixing, PhD thesis, University of California San Diego, USA.

R. C. Musgrave 2009, An intermediate complexity model for El Nino Southern Oscillation, Honours thesis, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.