Willem P. Sijp, Anna S. von der Heydt, Henk A. Dijkstra, Sascha Floegel, Peter M.J. Douglas and Peter K. Bijl 2014: The role of ocean gateways on cooling climate on long time scales. Global and Planetary Change, 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.04.004  
     
 
Douglas, P. M. J., Hagit P Affek, L. C. Ivany, A. J. P. Houben, W. P. Sijp, A. Sluijs, S. Schouten, M. Pagani 2014: Pronounced zonal heterogeneity in Eocene southern high-latitude sea surface temperatures. PNAS, 111, 6582 - 6587  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, J. D. Zika, M. H., D'Orgeville, M. and M. H. England. 2013: Revisiting meridional overturing bistability using a minimal set of state variables: stochastic theory. Climate Dynamics, 10.1007/s00382-013-1992-5  
     
 
Zika, J. D., M. H. England and W. P. Sijp 2013: The Anatomy of a Thermohaline Overturning Circulation and its Associated Vertical Fluxes of Heat, Salt and Buoyancy. Journal of Physical Oceanography, *, Accepted  
     
 
Spence, P.; Saenko, O. A.; Sijp, W. P.; et al. 2013: North Atlantic Climate Response to Lake Agassiz Drainage at Coarse and Ocean Eddy-Permitting Resolutions Journal of Climate, 26, 2651--2667.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, J. M. Gregory, R. Tailleux and P. Spence. 2012: The key role of the western boundary in linking the AMOC strength to the north-south pressure gradient. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 628-643.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P 2011: Characterising meridional overturning bistability using a minimal set of state variables. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1249-0  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, M.H. England and M. Huber. 2011: Effect of the deepening of the Tasman Gateway on the global ocean. Paleoceanography, 26, DOI: 10.1029/2011PA002143  
     
 
Sijp, W.P and M.H. England 2011: Precise calculations of the existence of multiple AMOC equilibria in coupled climate models Part II: transient behaviour. Journal of Climate. 25, 299-306  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, M.H. England and J. M. Gregory. 2011: Precise calculations of the existence of multiple AMOC equilibria in coupled climate models Part I: equilibrium states. Journal of Climate, 25, 282-298  
     
 
Mark Pagani, Matthew Huber, Zhonghui Liu, Steven M. Bohaty, Jorijntje Henderiks, Willem Sijp, Srinath Krishnan, Robert M. DeConto 2011: The Role of Carbon Dioxide during the Onset of Antarctic Glaciation. Science, 334, 1261-1264.  
     
 
Zika, J.D., M. H. England and W. P. Sijp 2012: The Ocean Circulation in Thermohaline Coordinates. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 708-724  
     
 
d'Orgeville, M., M. H. England and W. P. Sijp 2011: Buffered vs. non-buffered ocean carbon reservoir variations: application to the sensitivity of atmospheric pCO2 to ocean circulation changes. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2011GL049823  
     
 
d'Orgeville, M, W. P. Sijp, M. H. England and K. J. Meissner 2010: On the control of glacial interglacial atmospheric CO2 variations by the Southern Hemisphere westerlies. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL045261  
     
 
Spence, P., O. A. Saenko, W. P. Sijp and M. H. England 2012: The role of bottom pressure torques on the interior pathways of North Atlantic Deep Water. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 110-125  
     
 
Sijp, W.P,, M.H. England and J. R. Toggweiler. 2009: Effect of Ocean Gateway Changes under Greenhouse Warmth. Journal of Climate, 22, 6639-6652.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, and M.H. England, 2009: Atmospheric Moisture Transport Moderates Climatic Response to the Opening of Drake Passage. Journal of Climate, 22, 2483-2493.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, and M.H. England, 2009: Southern Hemisphere Westerly Wind Control over the Ocean's Thermohaline Circulation. Journal of Climate, 22, 1277-1286.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, and M.H. England, 2009: The Control of Polar Haloclines by Along-Isopycnal Diffusion in Climate Models. Journal of Climate, 22, 486-498.  
     
 
Arzel, O, M. H. England and W. P. Sijp, 2008: Reduced Stability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation due to Wind Stress Feedback during Glacial Times. Journal of Climate, 21, 6260-6282.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, and M.H. England, 2008: The effect of a northward shift in the southern hemisphere westerlies on the global ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 79, 1-19.  
     
 
Trevena, J, W.P. Sijp and M.H.England 2008: Stability of Antarctic Bottom Water formation to freshwater fluxes and implications for global climate. Journal of Climate, 21, 3310-3326.  
     
 
Trevena, J, W.P. Sijp and M.H.England 2008: North Atlantic Deep Water collapse triggered by a Southern Ocean meltwater pulse in a glacial climate state. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, Article Number: L09704  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, and M.H. England, 2006: Sensitivity of the Atlantic thermohaline circulation to basin-scale variations in vertical mixing and its stability to fresh water perturbations J. Climate, 19, 5467-5478.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P,, M. Bates and M.H. England, 2006: Can isopycnal mixing control the stability of the thermohaline circulation in ocean climate models? J. Climate, 19, 5637-5631.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P., and M.H. England, 2005: On the role of the Drake Passage in controlling the stability of the ocean's thermohaline circulation. J. Climate, 18, 1957-1966.  
     
 
Sijp, W.P, and M.H. England, 2004: Effect of the Drake Passage throughflow on global climate, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 34, 1254-1266.  
     
 
Bates, M. L., M.H. England W. P. Sijp, 2005: On the multi-century Southern Hemisphere response to changes in atmospheric CO2 concentration in a global climate model. Met. Atmos. Physics, 89, 17-36.  
     
Thesis  
     
     
     
  Senior Lecturer, ARC Australian Research Fellow (ARF) oceanography and climate at the University of New South wales.  
   
 
Climate Change Research Centre  

The University of New South Wales

 
Sydney NSW 2052  
Australia  
 
     
     
     
  Numerical climate modelling, minimal mathematical descriptions of the deterministic and stochastic non-linear behaviour of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, NADW stability,Paleoclimatology: of particular interest are the effect of the Drake Passage on past and present climate.


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