The following is a list of scientific publications that reference Global Drifter Program (GDP) data. If your drifter publication is not listed within, please email the Drifter Program with the complete reference.
Please contact publication authors to obtain an electronic or printed version of the articles. Alternatively, you may conduct a Google search of the publication title, which may direct you to an electronic version of the article.
1970 to 1979
Kirwan, A. D., and M. S. Chang (1979), Effect of sampling rate and random position error on analysis of drifter data, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 9(2), 382-387.
Harris, T. F. W., and C. C. Stavropoulos (1978), Satellite-tracked drifters between Africa and Antarctica, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 59(1), 51- 59.
Kirwan, A. D., G. McNally, and S. Pazan (1978), Wind drag and relative separations of undrogued drifters, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 8(6), 1146- 1150.
Bisk, R., W. Dinner, and A. O. Shar (1977), Model of ocean current flow and drifter motion, Ocean Engineering, 4(1), 15-21.
Kirwan, A. D., G. McNally, and J. Coehlo (1976), Gulf-stream kinematics inferred from a satellite-tracked drifter, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 6(5), 750-755.
Hill, H. W., and J. W. Horwood (1974), Computer-simulation of surface drifter returns, Journal Du Conseil, 35(2), 158-164.