Please see below for my publications including published journal articles, submitted articles, theses and media articles. You can also find my published articles on my Google Scholar profile
 Webb, D., Holmes R. M., Spence, P. and England, M.H. (2019): Barotropic Kelvin wave-induced bottom boundary layer warming along the West Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research, 124 (3), 1595-1615.
 Santoso et al (2019): Dynamics and Predictability of the El Nino Southern Oscillation: An Australian perspective on progress and challenges. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 100, 403-420
 Holmes R. M., S. McGregor, A. Santoso and M.H. England (2019) Contribution of Tropical Instability Waves to ENSO Irregularity, Climate Dynamics, 52, 1837-1855.
 Holmes R. M., C. de Lavergne and T. J. McDougall (2018) Ridges, Seamounts, Troughs and Bowls: Topographic Control of the Dianeutral Circulation in the Abyssal Ocean, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48, 861–882.
 Warner, S. J., R. M. Holmes, E. H. McHugh Hawkins, M. Hoecker-Martinez, A. C. Savage and J. N. Moum (2018) Buoyant gravity currents released from tropical instability waves, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48, 361–382.
 de Lavergne, C., G. Madec, F. Roquet, R. M. Holmes and T. J. McDougall (2017) Abyssal ocean overturning shaped by seafloor distribution, Nature, 551,181–186. (Also see media articles below)
 Spence, P., R. M. Holmes, A. McC. Hogg, S. M. Griffies, K. D. Stewart, and M. H. England (2017), Localized rapid warming of West Antarctic subsurface waters by remote winds, Nature Climate Change, 7 (8), 595-603.
 Holmes R. M. and Thomas L. N. (2016), Modulation of Tropical Instability Wave Intensity by Equatorial Kelvin Waves, Journal of Physical Oceanography 46 (9), 2623-2643.
 Holmes R. M., Moum J. N. and Thomas L. N. (2016) Evidence for Seafloor-Intensified Mixing by Surface-Generated Equatorial Waves, Geophysical Research Letters 43 (3), 1202-1210. (Also see media articles below)
 Holmes R. M. and Thomas L. N. (2015) The Modulation of Equatorial Turbulence by Tropical Instability Waves in a Regional Ocean Model, Journal of Physical Oceanography 45 (4), 1155–1173.
 Holmes R. M., Thomas L. N., Thompson L. and Darr D. (2014), Potential Vorticity Dynamics of Tropical Instability Vortices, Journal of Physical Oceanography 44 (3), 995–1011.
 Holmes R. M. and Williams D. R. M. (2011), Single chain asymmetric block copolymers in poor solvents. Candidates for patchy colloids Macromolecules 44, 6172-6181.
 Holmes R. M. and Williams D. R. M. (2011): Popout transitions in weakly stretched single-chain multi-block copolymers in poor solvents Europhysics 95, 63004.
Articles submitted for publication
Holmes R. M., de Lavergne, C. and McDougall, T.J.: Tracer transport within abyssal mixing layers. In review at the Journal of Physical Oceanography.
Kiss A. E. et al.: ACCESS-OM2: A Global Ocean-Sea Ice Model at Three Resolutions. Submitted to Geophysical Model Development.
Groeskamp S., de Lavergne, C., Holmes R. M., Tamsitt, V., Frenger, I., Chapman, C., Newsom, E. and Stanley, G.: Climate recorded in seawater: A workshop on water-mass transformation analysis for ocean and climate studies. Submitted to Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Holmes R. M. (2016) Tropical Instability Waves and Mixing in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, Stanford University, Supervisor: Professor Leif Thomas.
Holmes R. M. (2010) The Morphology of Single Chain Asymmetric Block Copolymers in Poor Solvents, Australian National University, Supervisor: Professor David R. M. Williams.
How the ocean moves heat ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes Research Brief, January 2019
Answers to the world’s ‘oldest water’ found in the deep blue north Pacific Sydney Morning Herald, 12th November 2017.
How the “shadow zone” traps the world’s oldest ocean water ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science Media Release, November 2017
Stronger winds heat up West Antarctic Ice Melt ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science Media Release, July 2017.
How Kelvin waves convert East Antarctic winds to West Antarctic ice melt Cosmos, July 2017.
Intense ocean turbulence discovered near sea floor in equatorial Pacific, Stanford scientists say Stanford University News, February 2016.
Study Of Deep Turbulence Reveals Ocean Currents Insights Environmental Monitor, April 2016.
- de Lavergne, C., Madec, G., Roquet, F., Holmes, R. M. and McDougall, T. J. (2017). Neutrally Averaged Radiocarbon Climatology (NCEI Accession 0166518). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [2017-09-13]