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Details of Prof. Alberto R. Piola   


Gender male
Job title Senior Scientist
Servício de Hídrografia Naval ( SHN)
Avda. Montes de Oca 2124 Buenos Aires (C1270ABV)
Regions Black Sea
Nationality Argentina
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Website https://scholar.google.com.ar/citations?user=iWZi6o8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
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Job type Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities research and education
Skills/Expertise regional oceanography, water masses, general circulation and ocean fronts
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Alberto PIOLA)

Ruiz Etcheverry, L.A., M. Saraceno, A.R. Piola, G. Valladeau, & O.O Möller Jr., 2015, A comparison of the annual cycle of sea level in coastal areas from gridded satellite altimetry and tide gauges, Continental Shelf Research, 92, 87-97, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2014.10.006.
Strub, P.T., C. James, V. Combes, R. Matano, A. Piola, E. Palma, M. Saraceno, R. Guerrero, H. Fenco and L. Ruiz Etcheverry, 2015, Altimeter-Derived Seasonal Circulation on the SW Atlantic Shelf: 27° ? 43°S, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, in press.
Pérez, L.F., F. J. Hernández-Molina, F.D. Esteban, A.R. Tassone, A.R. Piola, A. Maldonado, B. Preu, R.A. Violante, E. Lodolo, 2015, Erosional and depositional contourite features at the western Scotia Sea - Southern Atlantic Ocean transition: correlations with regional water masses circulation, Geo-Marine Lett., in press.
Pisoni, J.P., A.L. Rivas and A.R. Piola, 2014, On the variability of tidal fronts on a macrotidal continental shelf, Northern Patagonia, Argentina, Deep-Sea Research Part II, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.01.019.
Pisoni, J.P., A.L. Rivas and A.R. Piola, 2014, Satellite remote sensing reveals coastal upwelling events in the San Matías Gulf ? northern Patagonia, Remote Sensing of Environment, 152, 270-278, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.06.019.
Charo, M. and A.R. Piola, 2014, Hydrographic data from the GEF Patagonia Cruises, Earth System Science Data, 6, 265-271, doi:10.5194/essd-6-265-2014.
Campos, E.J.D., C.A.S. França, F.L. Vicentini Neto, L.V. Nonnato, A.R. Piola, L. Barreira, R. Cole, P. Nobre, and J. Trotte-Duha, 2014, Atlas-B: Development and Testing of a Brazilian Deep-Ocean Moored Buoy for Climate Research, J. Shipping and Ocean Engineering, 4, 140-151.
Matano, R.P., V. Combes, A.R. Piola, R.A. Guerrero, E.D. Palma, P.T. Strub, C. James, H. Fenco, Yi Chao, and M. Saraceno, 2014, The salinity signature of the cross-shelf exchanges in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: Numerical simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2014JC010116, in press.
Biló, T. C., I. C. A. da Silveira, W. Ceccopieri Belo, B. M. Castro, and A.R. Piola, 2014, Methods for estimating the velocities of the Brazil Current in the Pre-Salt reservoir area off Southeast Brazil (23°S-26°S), Ocean Dynamics, 64, 1431-1446, doi: 10.1007/s10236-014-0761-2.
Guerrero R.A., A.R. Piola, H. Fenco, R.P. Matano, V. Combes, Yi Chao, C. James, E.D. Palma, M. Saraceno and P.T. Strub, 2014, The salinity signature of the cross-shelf exchanges in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: Satellite observations, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 109, doi: 10.1002/2014JC010113, 1-17.
Preu, B., F. J. Hernández-Molina, R. Violante, A.R. Piola, C.M. Paterlini, T. Schwenk, I. Voigt, S. Krastel and V. Speiss [2013] Morphosedimentary and hydrographic features of the northern Argentine margin: the interplay between erosive, depositional and gravitational processes and its conceptual implications Deep-Sea Res. I, 75, 157?174, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2012.12.013.
Piola, A. R., B. C. Franco, E. D. Palma, and M. Saraceno [2013] Multiple jets in the Malvinas Current J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20170.
Abraham, J.P., M. Baringer, N.L. Bindoff, T. Boyer, L.J. Cheng, J.A. Church, J.L. Conroy, C.M. Domingues, J.T. Fasullo, J. Gilson, G. Goni, S.A. Good, J. M. Gorman, V. Gouretski, M. Ishii, G.C. Johnson, S. Kizu, J.M. Lyman, A. M. Macdonald, W.J. Minkowycz, S.E. Moffitt, M.D. Palmer, A.R. Piola, F. Reseghetti, K. Schuckmann, K.E. Trenberth, I. Velicogna, and J.K. Willis, 2013, A review of global ocean temperature observations: Implications for ocean heat content estimates and climate change, Reviews of Geophysics, 51, pp 450-483, doi:10.1002/rog.20022.
Tonini, M.H., E.D. Palma and A.R. Piola, 2013, A numerical study of gyres, thermal fronts and seasonal circulation in austral semi-enclosed gulfs, Continental Shelf Research, 65, 97-110.
Meinen, C.S., S. Speich, R.C. Perez, S. Dong, A.R. Piola, S.L. Garzoli, M. Baringer, S. Gladyshev and E.J. Campos, 2013, Temporal variability of the Meridional Overturning Circulation at 34.5?S: Preliminary results from two boundary arrays in the South Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, 6461?6478, doi:10.1002/2013JC009228.
Costa Campos, P., O.O. Möller, A.R. Piola and E.D. Palma [2013] Seasonal variability and western boundary upwelling: Cape Santa Marta (Brazil) Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 1420?1433, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20131.
Voigt, I., R. Henrich, B. Preu, A.R. Piola, T.J.J. Hanebuth, T. Schwenk, and C.M. Chiessi, 2013, A submarine canyon as a climate archive-Interaction of the Antarctic Intermediate Water with the Mar del Plata Canyon (Southwest Atlantic), Marine Geology, 341, 46-57, doi: 10.1016/ j.margeo.2013.05.002.
Meinen, C.S., A.R. Piola, R.C. Perez, and S.L. Garzoli [2012] Deep Western Boundary Current transport variability in the South Atlantic: Preliminary results from a pilot array at 34.5S. Ocean Science, 8, 1041?1054, doi: 10.5194/os-8-1041-2012.
Bianchi, A.A., A.P. Osiroff, H.I. Perlender, C.F. Balestrini y A.R. Piola, Atrapando CO2: el Mar Patagónico y el balance global de CO2, 2010, Ciencia Hoy, 20, 19-23.
Piola, A.R., N. Martínez Avellaneda, R.A. Guerrero, F.P. Jardón, E.D. Palma and S.I. Romero, 2010, Malvinas-slope water intrusions on the northern Patagonia continental shelf, Ocean Science, 6, 345-359, 1812-0806.
Guerrero, R.A., A.R. Piola, G.N. Molinari, A.P. Osiroff y S.I. Jáuregui, 2010, Climatología de temperatura y salinidad en el Río de la Plata y su Frente Marítimo, Argentina-Uruguay. Mar del Plata, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero, 95pp, ISBN 978-987-1443-03-1.
Matano, R.P., E.D. Palma and A.R. Piola, 2010, The influence of the Brazil and Malvinas Currents on the southwestern Atlantic shelf circulation, Ocean Science, 6, 983-995, doi:10.5194/os-6-983-2010.
Signorini, S.R., V. M. T. Garcia, A. R. Piola, H. Evangelista, C.R. McClain, C. A. E. Garcia, and M. M. Mata, 2009, Further studies on the physical and biogeochemical causes for large interannual changes in the Patagonian shelf spring?summer phytoplankton bloom biomass. NASA Technical Memorandum, NASA/TM?2009?214176, Greenbelt, MD, 43 pp.
Piola, A.R. y V. Falabella, 2009, El Mar Patagónico, en: Atlas del Mar Patagónico, especies y espacios, V. Falabella, C. Campagna y J. Croxall (Eds.), Wildlife Conservation Society y BirdLife International, Buenos Aires, 55-75, ISBN: 978-987-25225-0-6.
Oliveira L. R., Piola A.R., Mata, M.M. and Soares, I.D., 2009, Brazil Current surface circulation and energetics observed from drifting buoys, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C10006, doi:10.1029/2008JC004900.
Franco, B.C., A.R. Piola, A.L. Rivas y E.D. Palma, 2009, La Corriente de Malvinas: múltiples ramas y frentes oceanográficos en el Mar Patagónico, Ciencia Hoy, 19, 114, 27-31.
Bianchi, A.A., D. Ruiz-Pino, H. Isbert Perlender, A. Osiroff, V. Segura, V. Lutz, M. Luz Clara, C.F. Balestrini, and A.R. Piola, 2009, Annual balance and seasonal variability of sea-air CO2 fluxes in the Patagonia Sea: Their relationship with fronts and chlorophyll distribution, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C03018, doi:10.1029/2008JC004854.
Burrage, D., J. Wesson, C. Martinez, T. Pérez, O.O. Möller Jr., y A.R. Piola, 2008. Patos Lagoon outflow within the Rio de la Plata plume using an Airborne Salinity Mapper: Observing an embedded plume, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1625-1638.
Campos, E.J.D., S. Mulkherjee, A.R. Piola, F.M.S. Carvalho, 2008. Mineralogical contents of the sediments on the eastern South American shelf associated with the Plata River outflow, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1687-1691.
Campos, E.J.D., A.R. Piola, R.P. Matano and J.L. Miller, 2008. PLATA: A Synoptic characterization of the southwest Atlantic shelf under influence of the Plata River and Patos Lagoon outflows, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1551-1555.
Piola, A.R., O.O. Möller Jr., R.A. Guerrero y E.J.D. Campos, 2008. Variability of the Subtropical Shelf front off eastern South America: winter 2003 and summer 2004, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1639-1648, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.013.
Piola, A.R., S.I. Romero y U. Zajaczkowski, 2008. Space-time variability of the Plata plume inferred from ocean color, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1556-1567, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.02.013.
Piola, A.R. y E.J.D. Campos, 2008, Development of collaborative science in developing countries: the Plata Project, IAI Newsletter 1/2008, 11-15.
Palma, E. D., R. P. Matano, y A. R. Piola, 2008, A numerical study of the Southwestern Atlantic Shelf circulation: Stratified ocean response to local and offshore forcing, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C11010, doi:10.1029/2007JC004720.
Garcia, V.M.T., C.A.E. Garcia, M.M. Mata, M.M., R. Pollery R., A.R. Piola, S. Signorini, C.R. McClain, y M.D. Iglesias Rodriguez, 2008, Environmental factors controlling the phytoplankton blooms at the Patagonia shelf-break in spring, Deep-Sea Research I, 55, 1150-1166.
Franco, B. C., A. R. Piola, A. L. Rivas, A. Baldoni, and J. P. Pisoni, 2008, Multiple thermal fronts near the Patagonian shelf break, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02607, doi:10.1029/2007GL032066.
Franco, B.C., M.M. Mata, A.R. Piola and C.A.E. Garcia, 2007, Northwestern Weddell Sea deep outflow into the Scotia Sea during the austral summers of 2000 and 2001 estimated by inverse methods, 2007. Deep-Sea Research I, 54, 1815-1840, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2007.06.003.
Campagna, C., A.R. Piola, M.R. Marin, M. Lewis, U. Zajaczkovski, T. Fernández, 2007, Deep divers in shallow seas: Southern elephant seals on the Patagonian shelf, Deep-Sea Research I, 54, 1792-1814 doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2007.06.006.
Campagna, C., E.W. Sanderson, P.B. Coppolillo, V. Falabella, A.R. Piola, S. Strindberg and J.P. Croxall, 2007, A species approach for ecosystem conservation in the southwest Atlantic, Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 17: S122?S147, doi: 10.1002/aqc.918.
Romero, S.I., A.R. Piola, M. Charo y C.A.E. Garcia, 2006 Seasonal to interannual variability along the Patagonia shelf and shelf-break based on satellite ocean color data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C05021, doi:10.1029/2005JC003244.
Campagna, C., A.R. Piola, M.R. Marin, M. Lewis and T. Fernández, 2006 Southern elephant seal trajectories, ocean fronts and eddies in the Brazil/Malvinas Confluence, Deep-Sea Research I,53, 1907-1924, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2006.08.015.
Campagna, C., A.R. Piola y M.R. Marin, 2006 ?Round and ?Round They Go, Elephant seals are riding eddies in the Patagonian sea, Wildlife Conservation Magazine, Nov-Dec, 40-45.
Signorini, S.R., V.M.T. Garcia, A.R. Piola, C.A.E. Garcia, M.M. Mata and C.R. McClain, 2006 Seasonal and interannual variability of coccolithophore blooms in the vicinity of the Patagonian shelf break (38ºS ? 52ºS), Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L16610, doi:10.1029/2006GL026592.
Piola, A.R., 2006 Antarctic Intermediate Water, in: Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, B. Riffenburgh (ed.) Routledge, New York.
Hurrell, J.W., M. Visbeck, A. Busalacchi, A. Clarke, T. Delworth, R. Dickson, W. Johns, K. P. Koltermann, Y. Kushnir, D. Marshall, C. Mauritzen, M. McCartney, A. Piola, C. Reason, G. Reverdin, F. Schott, R. Sutton, I. Wainer, D. Wright, 2006 Atlantic variability and predictability: progress and challenges for a CLIVAR perspective, Journal of Climate, 19, 5100-5121.
Saraceno, M., C. Provost y A.R. Piola, 2005 On the relationship of satellite retrieved surface temperature fronts and chlorophyll-a in the Western South Atlantic, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, C11016, doi:10.1029/2004JC002736.
Glorioso, P.D., A.R. Piola and R.R. Leben, 2005 Mesoscale eddies in the Subantarctic Front - Southwest Atlantic, Scientia Marina, 69, Suppl. 2, 7-15.
Pimenta, F.M., E.J.D. Campos, J. Miller and A.R. Piola, 2005 Numerical study of the river discharge and wind effects over the Plata River plume intrusion the southeastern South American Shelf, Brazilian Journal of Oceanography, 53 (3-4), 129-146.
Haarsma, R.J., E.J.D. Campos, W. Hazeleger, C. Severijns, A.R. Piola, y F. Molteni, 2005 Dominant modes of variability in the South Atlantic: A study with a hierarchy of ocean-atmosphere models, Journal of Climate, 18, 11, 1719-1735.
Bianchi, A. A., L. Bianucci, A. R. Piola, D. R. Pino, I. Schloss, A. Poisson, and C. F. Balestrini, 2005 Vertical stratification and air-sea CO2 fluxes in the Patagonian shelf, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, C07003, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002488.
Piola, A.R., R.P. Matano, E.D. Palma, O.O. Moller y E.J.D. Campos, 2005 The influence of the Plata River discharge on the western South Atlantic shelf, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L01603, doi:10.1029/2004GL021638.
Palma, E.D., R.P. Matano, A.R. Piola y L.E. Sitz, 2004 A comparison of the circulation patterns over the Southwestern Atlantic Shelf driven by different wind climatologies, Geophys. Res. Lett, 31, L24303, doi:10.1029/2004GL021068.
Busalacchi A., R. Boscolo, R. Dickson, A.R. Piola, J. Servain and N. Zeng, 2004 Climate Observing System for the Atlantic Sector, Clivar Exchanges, 31 (9-3), 8-11+16.
Piola, A.R. y S.I. Romero, 2004 Analysis of space-time variability of the Plata River Plume, Gayana, 68, 482-486.
Palma, E.D., R.P. Matano y A.R. Piola, 2004 Three dimensional barotropic response of the southwestern Atlantic shelf circulation to tidal and wind forcing, Journal of Geophysical Research. 109, C08014, doi:10.1029/2004JC002315.
Saraceno, M., C. Provost, A.R. Piola, A. Gagliardini y J. Bava, 2004 The Brazil Malvinas Frontal System as seen from nine years of AVHRR data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, C5, C05027, 10.1029/2003JC002127 (ISSN 0148-0227).
Arhan, M., X. Carton, A.R. Piola and W. Zenk (2002) Deep Lenses of Circumpolar Water in the Argentine Basin, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, 3007, doi:10.1029/2001JC000963.
Palastanga, V., C.S. Vera y A.R. Piola, 2002 On the leading modes of sea surface temperature variability in the South Atlantic Ocean, Clivar Exchanges, 7, 12-16.
Palma, E. D., R. P. Matano, and A. R. Piola, 2002 Modeling the Brazil?Malvinas Confluence: Model Configuration in Mecánica Computacional Vol. XXI, Idelsohn, Sonzogni and Cardona Eds., published by AMCA, Asociación Argentina de Mecánica Computacional, pp. 443-461, (ISSN:1666-6070).
Rivas, A.L. y A.R Piola (2002) Vertical stratification on the shelf off northern Patagonia, Continental Shelf Research. 22, 1549-1558.
Bianchi, A.A., A.R. Piola y G. Collino (2002) Evidence of double-difusion in the Brazil/Malvinas Confluence, Deep-Sea Research I, 49, 41-52.
Piola, A.R. and R.P.Matano (2001) Brazil and Falklands (Malvinas) Currents., In J.H. Steele, S.A. Thorpe and K.K. Turekian (eds) Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences Vol. 1, pp 340 - 349. London, UK: Academic Press.
Möller, O.O., Jr., A.R. Piola, A.C. Freitas y E.J.D. Campos, The Effects of River Discharge and Seasonal Winds on the Shelf off Southeastern South America, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1607-1624.
Alencar, A.S., H. Evangelista, E.A. Santos, E.B. Perira, M. Khodri, I. Felzenszwalb, V.M.T. Garcia, C.A.E. Garcia, S.M. Correa and A.R. Piola, Potential source regions of biogenic aerosol number concentration apportioning at King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Science, 5, 580-588, doi:10.1017/S0954102010000398, ISSN: 0954-1020.
Gabarró, C., J. Font, J. Miller, A. Camps, J. Wesson, D. Burrage and A.R. Piola, 2008, The use of a semi-empirical emissivity model for a rough estimation of sea surface salinity from an airborne microwave radiometer, Scientia Marina, 72(2), 329-336 (ISSN 0214-8358).
Rivas, A.L. y A.R. Piola, 2005 Near-inertial oscillation on the continental shelf off northern Patagonia, Atlântica, 27(2), 75-86.

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Created: 0000-00-00 Last Updated: 2016-06-16