Journal Publications:

8. Ma, Y., & Peltier, W. R. (2023). Diffusive-convection staircases in the polar oceans: the interplay between double diffusion and turbulence. Submitted to Journal of Fluid Mechanics.

7.Thakur, R., Arbic, B. K., Menemenlis, D., Momeni, K., Pan, Y., Peltier, W. R., Skitka, J., Alford, M.H. & Ma, Y. (2022). Impact of vertical mixing parameterizations on internal gravity wave spectra in regional ocean models. Geophysical Research Letters, e2022GL099614. Link

6. Ma, Y., & Peltier, W. R. (2022). Thermohaline-turbulence instability and thermohaline staircase formation in the polar oceans. Phys. Rev. Fluids 7, 083801. (Editors' Suggestion) Link 

5. Ma, Y., & Peltier, W. R. (2022). Diapycnal diffusivities in Kelvin–Helmholtz engendered turbulent mixing: The diffusive–convection regime in the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 946, A32. Link

4. Ma, Y., & Peltier, W. R. (2022). Thermohaline staircase formation in the diffusive convection regime: a theory based upon stratified turbulence asymptotics. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 931,R4. Link

3. Ma, Y., & Peltier, W. R. (2021). Gamma instability in an inhomogeneous environment and salt-fingering staircase trapping: Determining the step size. Physical Review Fluids, 6(3), 033903. (Editors' Suggestion) Link 

2. Ma, Y., & Peltier, W. R. (2021). Parametrization of irreversible diapycnal diffusivity in salt-fingering turbulence using DNS. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 911, A9. Link 

1. Peltier, W. R., Ma, Y., & Chandan, D. (2020). The KPP trigger of rapid AMOC intensification in the nonlinear Dansgaard‐Oeschger relaxation oscillation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(5), e2019JC015557. Link