Position

Emeritus Professor
College of Science and Engineering

Publications

  • Tomczak, M. (2011). Ocean Exploration. In The Illustrated Atlas of Exploration. Sydney, NSW: Australian Geographic, pp. 268-272.
  • Tomczak, M. (2010). Pacific Ocean. In Hutchinson, S., Lutjeharms, J.R.E., McMillan, B., Musick, J., Stonehouse, B. & Tomczak, M., ed. The Illustrated Atlas of the Sea. Heatherton Vic Australia: Hinkler Books, pp. 164-213.
  • Tomczak, M. (2001). Upper ocean mean horizontal structure. In Steele, J; Thorpe, S; Turekian, K, ed. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 3083-3094.
  • Tomczak, M. and Godfrey, J.S. (2003). Regional Oceanography: An Introduction. 2nd ed. Delhi: Daya Publishing House.
  • Guan, H., Rofe, C., Simmons, C.T. and Tomczak, M. (2010). A seven-year lag correlation between precipitation in South Australia and Antarctic Oscillation. In Eos Trans. AGU West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl. American Geophysical Union. AGU West Pacific Geophysical Meeting. Taipei. Jun 2010, pp. A51B-132.
  • Goel, N., Bajger, M. and Tomczak, M. (2007). Civilizations of the world, a new electronic time atlas concept. In L. Gomez Chova, D. Marti Belenguer and I. Candel Torres, ed. INTED2007 Proceedings. Valencia, SpainINTED2007: International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain. Mar 2007.
  • Tomczak, M., Shareef, A., Henry-Edwards, A.G. and Bennett, J.M. (2004). Determination of the freshwater flux at the air/sea interface for climate modeling. In Proceedings of the first international conference on physics. ICP.
  • Tomczak, M. (2004). Why we have to teach scientific ethics in the oceanography classroom. Oceanography, 17(4) pp. 207-209.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2004). Education for the transition from student to scientist. Oceanography, 17(2) pp. 121-123.
    [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M. (2003). In the Oceanography Classroom: Graduate oceanography education in a global world. Oceanography, 16(4) pp. 104-105.
  • Tomczak, M. (2003). In the Oceanography Classroom: Undergraduate oceanography education in a global world. Oceanography, 16(3) pp. 134-135.
    [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M., Pender, L. and Liefrink, S.A. (2005). Mixing at the Subtropical Front in the Indian Ocean south of Australia. In Massimiliano (Max) Colla, ed. Physics for the Nation: Congress Proceedings Handbook and Abstracts. Canberra, ACT: AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS. 16th National Congress 2005 - Australian Institute of Physics. Canberra, ACT. Jan 2005.
  • Henry-Edwards, A.G. and Tomczak, M. (2005). TROMP: Detecting water property changes from a time series of Oceanographic data. In Massimiliano (Max) Colla, ed. Physics for the Nation: Congress Proceedings Handbook and Abstracts. Canberra, ACT: AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS. 16th National Congress 2005 - Australian Institute of Physics. Canberra, ACT. Jan 2005.
  • Herraiz-Borreguero, L., Church, J.A., Allison, I., Pena-Molino, B., Coleman, R., Tomczak, M., et al. (2016). Basal melt, seasonal water mass transformation, ocean current variability, and deep convection processes along the Amery Ice Shelf calving front, East Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(7) pp. 4946-4965.
    [10.1002/2016JC011858]
  • Tomczak, M. (2016). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: Muslim Science Fuses East and West. The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, 6(2) pp. 49-59.
    [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2015). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: The Separation of Philosophy and Religion. The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, 5(2) pp. 25-33.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2015). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: Renaissance and Enlightenment. The International Journal of Science in Society, 7(4) pp. 31-42.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2015). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: The Development of Number Systems. The International Journal of Science in Society, 6(1) pp. 15-23.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2014). On the Driving Forces of Science. The International Journal of Science in Society, 5(1) pp. 1-10.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Mignot, J., de Boyer Montegut, C. and Tomczak, M. (2009). On the porosity of barrier layers. Ocean Science, 5 pp. 379-387.
    [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M. (2007). Variability of Antarctic intermediate Water properties in the South Pacific Ocean. Ocean Science, 3(3) pp. 363-377.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Domingues, C.M., Maltrud, M.E., Wijffels, S., Church, J.A. and Tomczak, M. (2007). Simulated Lagrangian pathways between the Leeuwin Current System and the upper-ocean circulation of the southeast Indian Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part 2:Topical Studies in Oceanography, 54(8-10) pp. 797-817.
    [10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.10.003] [Scopus]
  • Mata, M.M., Wijffels, S., Church, J.A. and Tomczak, M. (2006). Statistical description of the East Australian Current low-frequency variability from the WOCE PCM3 array. Marine and Freshwater Research, 57(3) pp. 273-290.
    [10.1071/MF05058] [Scopus]
  • Mata, M.M., Wijffels, S., Church, J.A. and Tomczak, M. (2006). Eddy shedding and energy conversions in the East Australian Current. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(9) pp. C09034-1-C09034-18.
    [10.1029/2006JC003592] [Scopus]
  • Schmitt, L., Larsson, S., Schrum, C., Alekseeva, I., Tomczak, M. and Svedhage, K. (2006). 'Why they came'; The colonization of the coast of western Sweden and its environmental context at the end of the last glaciation. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 25(1) pp. 1-28.
    [10.1111/j.1468-0092.2006.00246.x] [Scopus]
  • Domingues, C.M., Wijffels, S., Maltrud, M.E., Church, J.A. and Tomczak, M. (2006). Role of eddies in cooling the Leeuwin Current. Geophysical Research Letters, 33(L05603) pp. 4pp.
    [10.1029/2005GL025216] [Scopus]
  • Henry-Edwards, A.G. and Tomczak, M. (2006). Detecting changes in Labrador Sea Water through a water mass analysis of BATS data. Ocean Science, 2(1) pp. 19-25.
    [Scopus]
  • Henry-Edwards, A.G. and Tomczak, M. (2006). Remote detection of water property changes from a time series of oceanographic data. Ocean Science, 2(1) pp. 11-18.
    [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M. and Liefrink, S.A. (2005). Interannual variations of water mass volumes in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, 10(1) pp. 31-42.
    [10.1080/17417530500062838] [Scopus]
  • Leffanue, H.M. and Tomczak, M. (2004). Using OMP analysis to observe temporal variability in water mass distribution. Journal of Marine Systems, 48(1-4) pp. 3-14.
    [10.1016/j.jmarsys.2003.07.004] [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M., Pender, L. and Liefrink, S.A. (2004). Variability of the subtropical front in the Indian Ocean south of Australia. Ocean Dynamics, 54(5) pp. 506-519.
    [10.1007/s10236-004-0095-6] [Scopus]
  • Tippins, D.R. and Tomczak, M. (2003). Meridional Turner angles and density compensation in the upper ocean. Ocean Dynamics, 53(4) pp. 332-342.
    [10.1007/s10236-003-0056-5] [Scopus]
  • James, C.E., Tomczak, M., Helmond, I. and Pender, L. (2002). Summer and winter surveys of the Subtropical Front of the southeastern Indian Ocean 1997-1998. Journal of Marine Systems, 37(1-3) pp. 129-149.
    [10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00199-9] [Scopus]
  • Lebedev, I., Redelsperger, J.L. and Tomczak, M. (2001). Tropical Ocean Response to Atmospheric Forcing at Kilometer Scales with Light Precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106(6) pp. 11399-11410.
    [10.1029/2000jc000383] [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M. (2016). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: Muslim Science Fuses East and West. The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, 6(2) pp. 49-59.
    [Web Link]
  • Herraiz-Borreguero, L., Church, J.A., Allison, I., Pena-Molino, B., Coleman, R., Tomczak, M., et al. (2016). Basal melt, seasonal water mass transformation, ocean current variability, and deep convection processes along the Amery Ice Shelf calving front, East Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(7) pp. 4946-4965.
    [10.1002/2016JC011858]
  • Tomczak, M. (2015). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: The Development of Number Systems. The International Journal of Science in Society, 6(1) pp. 15-23.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2015). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: Renaissance and Enlightenment. The International Journal of Science in Society, 7(4) pp. 31-42.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2015). Towards a Materialist Concept of the History of Science: The Separation of Philosophy and Religion. The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, 5(2) pp. 25-33.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tomczak, M. (2014). On the Driving Forces of Science. The International Journal of Science in Society, 5(1) pp. 1-10.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Mignot, J., de Boyer Montegut, C. and Tomczak, M. (2009). On the porosity of barrier layers. Ocean Science, 5 pp. 379-387.
    [Scopus]
  • Domingues, C.M., Maltrud, M.E., Wijffels, S., Church, J.A. and Tomczak, M. (2007). Simulated Lagrangian pathways between the Leeuwin Current System and the upper-ocean circulation of the southeast Indian Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part 2:Topical Studies in Oceanography, 54(8-10) pp. 797-817.
    [10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.10.003] [Scopus]
  • Tomczak, M. (2007). Variability of Antarctic intermediate Water properties in the South Pacific Ocean. Ocean Science, 3(3) pp. 363-377.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Mata, M.M., Wijffels, S., Church, J.A. and Tomczak, M. (2006). Eddy shedding and energy conversions in the East Australian Current. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(9) pp. C09034-1-C09034-18.
    [10.1029/2006JC003592] [Scopus]

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Subject Titles

  • Marine Science
  • Meteorology

Interests

  • The Ocean'S Role in Climate
  • Oceanic Fronts
  • Oceanic Circulation
  • Mixing of Water Masses

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