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Front. Mar. Sci., 06 September 2019 |

Corrigendum: Detecting Change in the Indonesian Seas

Janet Sprintall1*, Arnold L. Gordon2, Susan E. Wijffels3, Ming Feng4,5, Shijian Hu6,7, Ariane Koch-Larrouy8,9, Helen Phillips10, Dwiyoga Nugroho8,11, Asmi Napitu12, Kandaga Pujiana13, R. Dwi Susanto13,14, Bernadette Sloyan4,5, Beatriz Peña-Molino4,5, Dongliang Yuan6,7, Nelly Florida Riama15, Siswanto Siswanto15, Anastasia Kuswardani12, Zainal Arifin16, A'an J. Wahyudi16, Hui Zhou6, Taira Nagai17, Joseph K. Ansong18, Romain Bourdalle-Badié9, Jerome Chanut8, Florent Lyard8, Brian K. Arbic19, Andri Ramdhani15 and Agus Setiawan12
  • 1Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States
  • 2Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
  • 3Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
  • 4Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Hobart, TAS, Australia
  • 5Centre for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research, Hobart, TAS, Australia
  • 6Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Waves, Institute of Oceanology, Center for Ocean Mega-Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
  • 7Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Qingdao, China
  • 8Laboratory of Studies on Spatial Geophysics and Oceanography (LEGOS), Toulouse, France
  • 9Mercator-Océan, Ramonville-Saint-Agne, France
  • 10Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
  • 11Agency of Research and Development for Marine and Fisheries, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 12Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 13Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • 14Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
  • 15Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 16Research Center for Oceanography, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 17Department of Earth and Planetary Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • 18Department of Mathematics, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
  • 19Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

A Corrigendum on
Detecting Change in the Indonesian Seas

by Sprintall, J., Gordon, A. L., Wijffels, S. E., Feng, M., Peña-Molino, B., Hu, S., et al. (2019). Front. Mar. Sci. 6:257. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00257

In the original article, there was a mistake in the both the figure and legend for Figure 7 as published. Velocity anomalies were shown incorrectly, we now show absolute velocity. The correct legend appears below.


Figure 7. Timor Passage and extension to northern Australian continental shelf IMOS moorings (2011–2015) (A) seasonal transport (Sv), mean velocity (m/s) section for (B) April–June and (C) July–October. April–June corresponds to maximum net transport and July–October to minimum net transport. Vertical lines indicate the position of the moorings.

Furthermore, there was a mistake in the legends for Figure 12 and Figure 13 as published. In the Authors Proof, the authors had asked that the complete Figures 12, 13 be swapped. The figures were swapped but the legends were not. The correct legend appears below.

Figure 12 | The baroclinic tides (cm) from (A) along-track TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason satellite altimeter data (1992–2009) (B) the NEMO 1/12° INDESO model configuration (Nugroho et al., 2017) and (C) the HYCOM 1/12° model configuration (Ansong et al., 2015) and (D) the MITgcm (1/100°, Nagai and Hibiya, 2015). Details of the approach used to extract baroclinic tides from the HYCOM output and along-track altimeter data are provided in Shriver et al. (2012). Model output are interpolated to the altimeter tracks. For models and altimeter output, spatial band-pass filtering along the altimeter tracks is used to extract the M2 internal tide signals with wavelengths in the 50–400 km range. Only locations with sea floor depth greater than 1500 m are plotted (Figure from Ansong et al., 2015).

Figure 13 | Semi-major axis of the velocity (cm s−1) for the (A) M2, (B) K1, (C) S2, and (D) O1 tidal constituents in the NEMO 1/12° INDESO model configuration (Figure from Nugroho, 2017. Permission obtained from author).

Lastly, “Beatriz Peña Molino” was not included as an author in the published article. The corrected Author Contributions Statement appears below.

JS led the writing, editing, and organization of the manuscript. AG, SW, MF, and SH led and wrote sections. AK-L and HP led and wrote significant subsections. DN, AN, KP, RS, BS, BP-M, DY, NR, SS, AK, ZA, AW, HZ, TN, JA, RB-B, JC, FL, BA, AR, and AS contributed to the writing of sections. All authors contributed comments.

The authors apologize for these errors and state that they do not change the scientific conclusions of the article in any way. The original article has been updated.


Ansong, J. K., Arbic, B. K., Buijsman, M. C., Richman, J. G., Shriver, J. F., and Wallcraft, A. J. (2015). Indirect evidence for substantial damping of low-mode internal tides in the open ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans 120, 6057–6071. doi: 10.1002/2015JC010998

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PubMed Abstract

Nugroho, Y., Koch-Larrouy, A., Gaspar, P., Lyard, F., Reffray, G., Tranchant, B., et al. (2017). Modelling explicit tides in the Indonesian seas: an important process for surface sea water properties. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 131(Pt B), 7–18. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.06.033

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Keywords: Indonesian throughflow, observing system, intraseasonal, ENSO, transport variability, planetary waves

Citation: Sprintall J, Gordon AL, Wijffels SE, Feng M, Hu S, Koch-Larrouy A, Phillips H, Nugroho D, Napitu A, Pujiana K, Susanto RD, Sloyan B, Peña-Molino B, Yuan D, Riama NF, Siswanto S, Kuswardani A, Arifin Z, Wahyudi AJ, Zhou H, Nagai T, Ansong JK, Bourdalle-Badié R, Chanut J, Lyard F, Arbic BK, Ramdhani A and Setiawan A (2019) Corrigendum: Detecting Change in the Indonesian Seas. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:549. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00549

Received: 10 July 2019; Accepted: 20 August 2019;
Published: 06 September 2019.

Edited and reviewed by: Gilles Reverdin, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France

Copyright © 2019 Sprintall, Gordon, Wijffels, Feng, Hu, Koch-Larrouy, Phillips, Nugroho, Napitu, Pujiana, Susanto, Sloyan, Peña-Molino, Yuan, Riama, Siswanto, Kuswardani, Arifin, Wahyudi, Zhou, Nagai, Ansong, Bourdalle-Badié, Chanut, Lyard, Arbic, Ramdhani and Setiawan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

*Correspondence: Janet Sprintall,