Neil C. Swart

Publications, Conferences and Public Talks

Articles published in peer-review journals:

  • Swart, N.C. and Fyfe, J.C. (2013) The influence of recent Antarctic ice-sheet retreat on simulated sea-ice trends, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4328-4332, doi:10.1002/grl.50820 link
  • Swart, N.C. and Fyfe, J.C. (2012) Observed and simulated changes in the Southern Hemisphere surface westerly wind-stress, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L16711, doi:10.1029/2012GL052810. link
  • Swart, N.C. and Weaver, A.J. (2012) The Alberta oil-sands and climate, Nature Clim. Change, 2, 134-136, doi:10.1038/nclimate1421. link, Disussion page
  • Swart, N.C. and Fyfe, J.C. (2012) Global climate model wind bias influences ocean carbon uptake and storage, Nature Clim. Change, 2, 47-52, doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE1289. link
  • Swart, N., S. Allen and B. Greenan (2011) Resonant amplification of sub-inertial tides in a submarine canyon, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C09001, doi:10.1029/2011JC006990. link
  • Swart, N. C., J. R. E. Lutjeharms, H. Ridderinkhof, and W. P. M. de Ruijter (2010), Observed characteristics of Mozambique Channel eddies, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C09006, doi:10.1029/2009JC00587. link
  • Waldron, H. N., Monteiro, P. M. S., and Swart, N. C. (2009), Carbon export and sequestration in the southern Benguela upwelling system, lower and upper estimates, Ocean Sci., 5, 711-718, doi:10.5194/os-5-711-2009, 2009. link
  • Swart, N. C., I. J. Ansorge, and J. R. E. Lutjeharms (2008), Detailed characterization of a cold Antarctic eddy, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C01009, doi:10.1029/2007JC004190 link
  • Bernard, A.T.F, I.J. Ansorge, P.W. Froneman, J.R.E. Lutjeharms, K.S. Bernard and N.C. Swart (2007) Entrainment of Antarctic euphausiids across the Antarctic Polar Front by a cold eddy, Deep Sea Res. I, 54, pp 1841-1851, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2007.06.007 link
  • Ansorge, I. J., J. R. E. Lutjeharms, N. C. Swart, and J. V. Durgadoo (2006), Observational evidence for a cross frontal heat pump in the Southern Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett, 33, L19601, doi:10.1029/2006GL026174 link
  • Conference contributions:

  • Swart, N.C. and J.C. Fyfe (2012), "The Southern Hemisphere wind bias in climate models: Evolution and consequences", Poster presentation (GC43C-1031), AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 2012.
  • Swart, N.C. and A.J. Weaver (2012), "The Alberta oil-sands and climate", Invited Oral, 46th Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Congress, Montreal, QC, Canada, June 2012.
  • Swart, N.C. and J.C. Fyfe (2011), "An important impact of Southern Hemisphere surface winds on global ocean carbon uptake and storage", Poster presentation, WCRP Open-Science-Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, October 2011.
  • Swart, N.C., and J.C. Fyfe (2011), "An important impact of Southern Hemisphere surface winds on global ocean carbon uptake and storage", Oral Presentation, 45th Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Congress, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 2011.
  • Swart, N.C., Allen, S.E. and B. Greenan (2011), "Resonant amplification of sub-inertial tides in a submarine canyon", Poster presentation, 45th Canadian Meterological and Oceanographic Society Congress, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 2011.
  • Mathews, R., N.C. Swart, A. Culver and R. Sun (2011), "Hands on learning: climate", Educators-day presentation, 45th Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Congress, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 2011.
  • Swart, N.C., Biastoch, A., Lutjeharms, J.R.E., Ridderinkhof, H. and de Ruijter, W.P.M. (2010) "Characterizing Mozambique Channel Eddies", Poster Presentation PO35N-01, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, February 2010.
  • Swart, N.C., Lutjeharms, J.R.E., Ridderinkhof, H. and de Ruijter, W.P.M. (2009) "Mozambique Channel eddies: A Source of heat and salt for the Agulhas Current and beyond", 43rd Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Congress, Halifax, Canada, June 2009.
  • Swart, N.C., Franks, P.J.S., Aluwihare, L.I. and Waldron, H.N. (2008), "Lateral Carbon export from the Benguela Upwelling System", Oral presentation, South African Marine Science Symposium, Cape Town, July 2008.
  • Swart, N.C., Franks, P.J.S., Aluwihare, L.I. and Waldron, H.N. (2007), "Lateral Carbon export from the Benguela Upwelling System", Oral presentation, IMBER-LOICZ Continental Margins Open Science Conference, Shanghai, China, September 2007.
  • Swart, N.C., Waldron, H.N., Hutchings, L. and Aluwihare, L.I. (2006), "The Benguela Edge Exchange Processes", Poster presentation, The Humboldt Current System International Conference, Lima, Peru, November 2006.
  • Non-refereed contributions:

  • Swart, S., Burls, N., Funke, M., Swart, N.C. and I.J. Ansorge, (2006), GoodHope V, Hydrographic, Biological and meteorological data report. UCT Oceanographic Report 06­01. University of Cape Town, Cape Town
  • Atkinson, M.H., Delaney, D.L, Dickens, H.A, Durgadoo, J.V, Funke, M.P, Mossop, C.L, Smith, M.J and N.C Swart, (2005) DEIMEC IV 2005 Hydrographic survey data report. UCT Oceanographic Report 05­01. University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
  • Talks:

  • Swart, N.C. (2012) The interaction between changing global winds and the climate via the ocean carbon cycle, [Graduate Student Research Workshop], School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, 20 April 2012. (Presentation prize winner)
  • Swart, N.C. (2012) Big idea's in physical oceanography, [Ocean Networks Canada Ocean Science Symposium], School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, 30 March 2012.
  • Swart, N.C. (2012) The Alberta oil-sands and climate, [Graduate Symposium], School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, 24 January 2012.
  • Mathews, R. and N.C. Swart (2011) Sea-level rise and ocean acidification, [Demonstration] Gowland-Todd Provincial Park, BC , 23 September 2011.
  • Swart, N.C. (2011) Anthropogenic Climate Change, [Lecture] Brentwood Probus Club, Central Saanich Senior Citizens Centre, Saanich, BC, 20 September 2011.
  • Swart, N.C. (2011) Global Climate Change, [Lecture] Water, Climate and Energy: Local and global perspectives panel, University of Victoria, 18 July 2011.
  • Swart, N.C. (2009) Characterization of an Antarctic Eddy, CCCma Seminar, University of Victoria, 30 July.
  • Swart, N.C. (2009) Characterization of an Antarctic Eddy, UBC Physical Oceanography Seminar, University of British Columbia, May.
  • Swart, N.C. (2006) Lateral Carbon export from the Benguela Upwelling System, UCT Oceanography Presentation, University of Cape Town, July.
  • Swart, N.C. (2005) Characterization of an Antarctic Eddy, UCT Oceanography Presentations, University of Cape Town, November.