NAOS [2011-2020]

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Publications :

2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020


  • André X., Le Traon P-Y., Le Reste S., Dutreuil V., Leymarie E., Malardé D., Marec C., Sagot J., Amice M., Babin M., Claustre H., David A., D'Ortenzio F., Kolodziejczyk N., Lagunas J., Le Menn M., Moreau B., Nogré D., Penkerc'h C., Poteau A., Renaut C., Schaeffer C., Taillandier V., Thierry V. (2020). Preparing the new phase of Argo: technological developments on profiling floats in the NAOS project.  Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.577408.
  • Babin, M., Randelhoff, A.; Massicotte, P; Marec, C.; Leymarie, É.; Lagunas, J.; Xing, X.; Darnis, G.; Penkerc’h, C.; Fortier, L.; D’Ortenzio, F.; Claustre, H (2020) The role of light and mixing in triggering and stopping the phytoplankton fall bloom in the Arctic Ocean. PNAS (submitted)
  • D’Ortenzio F., Taillandier V., Claustre H., Prieur L., Leymarie E., Mignot A., Poteau A., Penkerc'h C.,  Schmechtig C., (2020), “Biogeochemical Argo: the test case of the NAOS Mediterranean array”. Front. In Marine Sci, 7(120), 16p.
  • Le Traon P.Y., D'Ortenzio F., Babin M., Leymarie E., Marec C., Pouliquen S., Thierry V., Cabanes C., Claustre H., Desbruyères D., Lacour L., Lagunas J-L, Maze G., Mercier H., Penkerch C., Poffa N.,  Poteau A., Prieur L., Racapé V., Randelhoff A., Rehm E., Schmechtig C., Taillandier V., Wagener T. and Xing X.. (2020). Preparing the new phase of Argo: scientific achievements of the NAOS project. Frontiers in Marine Science doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.577408
  • Randelhoff, A., Holding, J., Janout, M., Sejr, M. K., Babin, M., Tremblay, J.-É., et al. (2020). Pan-Arctic Ocean Primary Production Constrained by Turbulent Nitrate Fluxes. Front. Mar. Sci. 7, 150. doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00150
  • Randelhoff, A.; Lacour, L.; Marec, C.; Leymarie, E.; Lagunas, J.; Xing, X.; Darnis, G.; Penkerc’h, C.; Sampei, M.; Fortier, L.; D’Ortenzio, F.; Claustre, H.; Babin, M. (2020). Arctic Mid-Winter Phytoplankton Growth Revealed by Autonomous Profilers. Science Advances Vol. 6, no. 39, eabc2678, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abc2678
  • Zunino P, Mercier H. and Thierry V. (2020), Why did deep convection persist over four consecutive winters (2015–2018) southeast of Cape Farewell?, Ocean Sci., 16, 99–113, doi: 10.5194/os-16-99-2020.


  • Barbieux, M., J.  Uitz, B. Gentili,  O. Pasqueron  de Fommervault, A. Mignot,  A.  Poteau, C.Schmechtig,  V.  Taillandier,  E.Leymarie,  C.  Penkerc’h,  F.  D’Ortenzio1,  H. Claustre1 & A. Bricaud. (2019), Bio-optical characterization of subsurface chlorophyll maxima in the Mediterranean Sea from a Biogeochemical-Argo float database, Biogeosciences, European Geosciences Union, 2019, 16 (6), pp.1321-1342. doi: 10.5194/bg-16-1321-2019
  • Bellacicco M., M. Cornec, E. Organelli, R. Brewin, G. Neukermans, Volpe G., Barbieux M., Poteau A., Schmechtig C., D'Ortenzio F., Marullo S., Claustre H., and Pitarch J. (2019). Global variability of optical backscattering by non-algal particles from a Biogeochemical-Argo dataset. Geophysical Research Letters, American Geophysical Union, 2019, 46 (16), pp.9767-9776, doi: 10.1029/2019GL084078.
  • Cossarini G, Mariotti L, Feudale L, Mignot A, Salon S, Taillandier V, Teruzzi A, D'Ortenzio F (2019) Towards operational 3D-Var assimilation of chlorophyll Biogeochemical-Argo float data into a biogeochemical model of the Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Model 133: 112-128, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2018.11.005
  • Mignot, A., D'Ortenzio, F., Taillandier, V., Cossarini, G., & Salon, S. ( 2019). Quantifying observational errors in Biogeochemical‐Argo oxygen, nitrate, and chlorophyll a concentrations. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 4330– 4337. doi:10.1029/2018GL080541
  • Smith G. et al. (2019) , Polar Ocean Observations: A Critical Gap in the Observing System and Its Effect on Environmental Predictions From Hours to a Season, Frontiers in Marine Science (Ocean Obs 2019),
  • Racapé V., Thierry V., Mercier H., Cabanes C (2019). ISOW Spreading and Mixing as Revealed by Deep‐Argo Floats Launched in the Charlie‐Gibbs Fracture Zone, JGR Oceans,
  • Roemmich, D., M.H. Alford, H. Claustre, K. Johnson and 77 coll. (2019), On the Future of Argo: A Global, Full-Depth, Multi-Disciplinary Array. Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00439.
  • Terzić, E., Lazzari P., Organelli E., Solidoro C., Salon S., D'Ortenzio F., and Conan P. (2019). Merging bio-optical data from Biogeochemical-Argo floats and models in marine biogeochemistry, Biogeosciences, 16, 2527-2542, doi:10.5194/bg-16-2527-2019.
  • Zilberman N., King B., Purkey S., Thierry V., Roemmich D. (2019). Report on the 2nd Deep Argo Implementation Workshop. Hobart, May 13-15th 2019 .


  • Conan, P., Testor, P., Estournel, C., D'Ortenzio, F., Pujo‐Pay, M., & Durrieu de Madron, X. (2018). Preface to the Special Section: Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi:10.1029/2018JC014301
  • Kessouri, F., Ulses, C., Estournel, C., Marsaleix, P., D'Ortenzio, F., Severin, T., ... & Conan, P. (2018). Vertical mixing effects on phytoplankton dynamics and organic carbon export in the western Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(3), 1647-1669, doi:10.1002/2016JC012669
  • Lagunas, J., Claudie Marec; É. Leymarie ; C. Penkerc'h; E. Rehm; P. Desaulniers; D. Brousseau; P. Larochelle; G. Roy; G. Fournier; S. Thibault; M. Babin (2018), Sea-ice detection for autonomous underwater vehicles and oceanographic lagrangian platforms by continuous-wave laser polarimetry. SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10631, Ocean Sensing and Monitoring X, doi: 10.1117/12.2309571
  • Le Menn Marc (2018), Calibration and temperature correction of a V-block refractometer, Measurement Science and Technology, Volume 29, Number 3, doi:10.1088/1361-6501/aa9b54
  • Leymarie E, Penkerc’h C., Vellucci V., Lerebourg C., Antoine D., Boss E., Lewis M.R., D’Ortenzio F. and Claustre H. (2018), ProVal: A New Autonomous Profiling Float for High Quality Radiometric Measurements. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:437. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00437
  • Mignot A., Ferrari R. & Claustre H. (2018), Floats with bio-optical sensors reveal what processes trigger the North Atlantic bloom. Nature Communications (2018) 9:190, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02143-6
  • Organelli, E., Dall’Olmo G., Brewin, R. J. W. , Tarran G. A. , Boss E., Bricaud, A. (2018), The open-ocean missing backscattering is in the structural complexity of particle, Nature Communications volume 9, Article number: 5439, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-07814-6
  • Taillandier V, Wagener T, D'Ortenzio F, Mayot N, Legoff H, Ras J, Coppola L, Pasqueron de Fommervault O, Schmechtig C, Diamond E, Bittig H, Lefèvre D, Leymarie E, Poteau A, Prieur L (2018) Hydrography and biogeochemistry dedicated to the Mediterranean BGC-Argo network during a cruise with RV Tethys 2 in May 2015. Earth System Science Data 10: 627-641, doi: 10.5194/essd-10-627-2018
  • Testor, P., Bosse, A., Houpert, L., Margirier, F., Mortier, L., Legoff, H., Dausse, D., Labaste, M., Karstensen, J., Hayes, D., Olita, A., Ribotti, A., Schroeder, K., Chiggiato, J., Onken, R., Heslop, E., Mourre, B., D'Ortenzio, F., Mayot, N., Lavigne, H., de Fommervault, O., Coppola, L., Prieur, L., Taillandier, V., Durrieu de Madron, X., Bourrin, F., Many, G., Damien, P., Estournel, C., Marsaleix, P., Taupier-Letage, I., Raimbault, P., Waldman, R., Bouin, M.-N., Giordani, H., Caniaux, G., Somot, S., Ducrocq, V. and Conan, P. (2018), Multiscale Observations of Deep Convection in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea During Winter 2012-2013 Using Multiple Platforms. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/2016JC012671
  • Xing X., Lagunas-Morales J. Laboratory results on the dependence of dark current upon environmental temperature variability for Satlantic’s OCR504 radiometers (Conference dec 2018: Optical Precision Manufacturing, Testing, and Applications). doi:10.1117/12.2504241
  • Wolf, M. K., Hamme, R. C., Gilbert, D., Yashayaev, I., & Thierry, V. (2018). Oxygen saturation surrounding Deep Water formation events in the Labrador Sea from Argo-O2 data. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 32, doi: 10.1002/2017GB005829


  • Barbieux, M., Uitz, J., Bricaud, A. Organelli, E., Poteau, A., Schmechtig, C., Gentili, B., Obolensky, O., D'Ortenzio, F. and H. Claustre (2017), Assessing the variability in the relationship between the particulate backscattering coefficient and the chlorophyll a concentration from a global Biogeochemical-Argo database, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: org/10.1002/2017JC013030.
  • Mayot, N., D'Ortenzio, F., Taillandier, V., Prieur, L., Pasqueron de Fommervault, O., Claustre, H., Bosse, A., Testor, P.& P. Conan (2017), Physical and Biogeochemical Controls of the Phytoplankton Blooms in North Western Mediterranean Sea: A Multiplatform Approach Over a Complete Annual Cycle (2012–2013 DEWEX Experiment) . Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012052.
  • Mayot, N., F. D’Ortenzio, J. Uitz, B. Gentili, J. Ras, V. Vellucci, M. Golbol, D. Antoine, and H. Claustre (2017), Influence of the phytoplankton community structure on the spring and annual primary production in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012668.
  • Organelli, E., Barbieux, M., Claustre, H., Schmechtig, C., Poteau, A., Bricaud, A., Boss, E., Briggs, N., Dall’Olmo, G., D'Ortenzio, F., Leymarie, E., Mangin, A., Obolensky, G., Penkerc'h, C., Prieur, L., Roesler, C., Serra, R., Uitz, J. and X. Xing (2017), Two databases derived from BGC-Argo float measurements for biogeochemical and bio-optical applications at the global scale. Earth System Science Data, 9, 861–880, doi: 10.5194/essd-9-861-2017.
  • Organelli, E., H. Claustre, A. Bricaud, M. Barbieux, J. Uitz, F. D’Ortenzio, and G. Dall’Olmo (2017), Bio-optical anomalies in the world’s oceans: An investigation on the diffuse attenuation coefficients for downward irradiance derived from Biogeochemical Argo float measurements, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012629.
  • Piron, A., V. Thierry, H. Mercier, and G. Caniaux (2017), Gyre-scale deep convection in the subpolar North Atlantic Ocean during winter 2014–2015, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1439–1447, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071895.
  • Testor, P., Bosse, A., Houpert, L., Margirier, F., Mortier, L., Legoff, H., Dausse, D., Labaste, M., Karstensen, J., Hayes, D., Olita, A., Ribotti, A., Schroeder, K., Chiggiato, J., Onken, R., Heslop, E., Mourre, B., D'Ortenzio, F., Mayot, N., Lavigne, H., de Fommervault, O., Coppola, L., Prieur, L., Taillandier, V., Durrieu de Madron, X., Bourrin, F., Many, G., Damien, P., Estournel, C., Marsaleix, P., Taupier-Letage, I., Raimbault, P., Waldman, R., Bouin, M.-N., Giordani, H., Caniaux, G., Somot, S., Ducrocq, V. and Conan, P. (2017), Multiscale Observations of Deep Convection in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea During Winter 2012-2013 Using Multiple Platforms. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/2016JC012671.
  • Roesler Collin, Julia Uitz, Hervé Claustre, Emmanuel Boss, Xiaogang Xing, Emanuele Organelli, Nathan Briggs, Annick Bricaud, Catherine Schmechtig, Antoine Poteau, Fabrizio D'Ortenzio, Josephine Ras, Susan Drapeau, Nils Haëntjens, Marie Barbieux, Recommendations for obtaining unbiased chlorophyll estimates from in situ chlorophyll fluorometers: A global analysis of WET Labs ECO sensors, Limnology and Oceanography Methods, May 2017, Wiley. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10185.
  • Xing, X; Claustre, H; Boss, E; Roesler, C; Organelli, E; Poteau, A; Barbieux, M; D'Ortenzio, F. 2016 Correction of profiles of in-situ chlorophyll fluorometry for the contribution of fluorescence originating from non-algal matter. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 15. 80-93. doi:10.1002/lom3.10144.


  • Bosse, A., P. Testor, L. Houpert, P. Damien, L. Prieur, D. Hayes, V. Taillandier, X. Durrieu de Madron, F. d'Ortenzio, L. Coppola, J. Karstensen and L. Mortier (2016). "Scales and dynamics of Submesoscale Coherent Vortices formed by deep convection in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 121(10): 7716-7742, doi:10.1002/2016JC012144
  • Cabanes C., V. Thierry, C. Lagadec, 2016. Improvement of bias detection in the conductivity sensor of Argo float. Application to the North Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I, Volume 114, p. 128-136. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2016.05.007
  • Carval T., Ignaszewski M. (2016). Argo GDAC cookbook. doi:10.13155/46202
  • Estournel, C., P. Testor, P. Damien, F. D'Ortenzio, P. Marsaleix, P. Conan, F. Kessouri, X. Durrieu de Madron, L. Coppola, J.-M. Lellouche, S. Belamari, L. Mortier, C. Ulses, M.-N. Bouin and L. Prieur (2016). "High resolution modeling of dense water formation in the north-western Mediterranean during winter 2012–2013: Processes and budget." Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 121(7): 5367-5392, doi:10.1002/2016JC011935
  • Houpert L., Durrieu de Madron X., Testor, P., Bosse A., D'Ortenzio F., Bouin M. N., Dasuse D., Le Goff H., Kunesch S., Labaste M., Coppola L., Mortier L., Raimbault P. (2016). Observations of open‐ocean deep convection in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea: Seasonal and interannual variability of mixing and deep water masses for the 2007–2013 period. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, doi:10.1002/2016JC011857
  • Le Menn M., D. Malardé, A. David, P. Brault, P. Grosso, J.L. de Bougrenet de la Tocnaye, S. Le Reste, C. Podeur (2016), Développement et essais d’un salinomètre optique, I2M (Lavoisier), Methodes optiques, Vol. 15, n° 1-2, 53-63, doi:10.3166/i2m.15.1-2.53-63
  • Le Reste S., Dutreuil V., André X., Thierry V., Renaut C., Le Traon P.Y., Maze G. (2016), Deep-Arvor: A New Profiling Float to Extend the Argo Observations Down to 4000-m Depth, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic technology, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0214.1
  • Mayot N., D'Ortenzio F., Ribera d’Alcalà M., Lavigne H., Claustre H. (2016), Interannual variability of the Mediterranean trophic regimes from ocean color satellites. Biogeoscience, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-1901-2016
  • Ninove, F., Le Traon, P.-Y., Remy, E., and Guinehut, S.: Spatial scales of temperature and salinity variability estimated from Argo observations, Ocean Sci., 12, 1-7, doi:10.5194/os-12-1-2016, 2016
  • Organelli E., Claustre H., Bricaud A., Schmechtig C., Poteau A., Xing W., Prieur L., D’Ortenzio F., Dall’Olmo G., Velluci, V. (2016), A novel near real-time quality-control procedure for radiometric profiles measured by Bio-Argo floats: protocols and performances. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0193.1
  • Piron A., Thierry V., Mercier H., Caniaux G. (2016), Argo float observations of basin-scale deep convection in the Irminger sea during winter 2011–2012, Deep-Sea Research Part I, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2015.12.012
  • Rannou J.P., Carval T., Fontaine L., Bernard V., Coatanoan C. (2016), Coriolis Argo floats data processing chain, version 20160916_007a, SEANOE, doi:10.17882/45589
  • Riser S. C., Freeland H. J., Roemmich D., Wijffels S., Troisi A., Belbeoch M., Gilbert D., Xu J., Pouliquen S., Ann T. , Le Traon P.Y., Maze G., Klein B., Ravichandran M., Grant F., Poulain P.M., Suga T., Lim B., Sterl A., Sutton P., Mork K.A., Joaquin Velez-Belchi P., Ansorge I., King B., Turton J., Baringer M., Jayne S. R. (2016). Fifteen years of ocean observations with the global Argo array . Nature Climate Change , 6 (2), 145-153,. doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE2872
  • Sauzede, R., Claustre H., Uitz J., Jamet C., Dall'Olmo G., D'Ortenzio, F., Gentili B., Poteau A., Schmechtig C.(2016), A neural network-based method for merging ocean color and Argo data to extend surface bio- optical properties to depth: Retrieval of the particulate backscattering coefficient. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011408
  • Schmechtig C., Poteau A., Claustre H., D'Ortenzio F., Dall'Olmo G., Boss E. (2016), Processing Bio-Argo particle backscattering at the DAC level, doi:10.13155/39459
  • Thierry V., Bittig H., The Argo-Bgc Team (2016). Argo quality control manual for dissolved oxygen concentration, doi: 10.13155/46542
  • Thierry V., Gilbert D., Kobayashi T., Schmid C., Kanako S. (2016), Processing Argo oxygen data at the DAC level cookbook, doi: 10.13155/39795
  • Turpin, V., Remy, E., and Le Traon, P. Y.: How essential are Argo observations to constrain a global ocean data assimilation system?, Ocean Sci., 12, 257-274, doi:10.5194/os-12-257-2016, 2016


  • André, X., Moreau B., Le Reste S. (2015); Argos3 Satellite Communication system: Implementation on the Arvor Oceanographic Profiling Floats, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic technology (JAOT), doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00219
  • Dieng, H. B., Palanisamy, H, Cazenave, A., Meyssignac, B., Von Schuckmann, K., 2015.  The Sea Level Budget Since 2003: Inference on the Deep Ocean Heat Content Survey in Geophysics. doi:10.1007/s10712-015-9314-6
  • Kolodziejczyk, N., Hernandez, O., Boutin, J. and G.  Reverdin,  2015: SMOS salinity in the subtropical North Atlantic salinity maximum: 2. Two-dimensional horizontal thermohaline variability. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (2), 972--987, doi:10.1002/2014JC010103
  • Kolodziejczyk, N., Reverdin G.,  Boutin J. and O. Hernandez, 2015: Observation of the surface horizontal thermohaline variability at mesoscale to submesoscale in the north-eastern subtropical Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (4), 2588--2600, doi:10.1002/2014JC010455
  • Lavigne, H., D'Ortenzio, F., M. Ribera D’Alcala, H. Claustre, R. Sauzede and M. Gacic (2015), On the vertical distribution of the chlorophyll-a 1 concentration in the Mediterranean Sea: a basin scale and seasonal approach. Biogeoscience, 12, 5021–5039, doi:10.5194/bg-12-5021-2015
  • Pasqueron de Fommervault O, Migon C, D'Ortenzio., d'Alcala MR, Coppola L., (2015), “Temporal variability of nutrient concentrations in the northwestern Mediterranean sea (DYFAMED time-series station)”. Deep-sea Res Pt I 100: 1-12, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.02.006
  • Pasqueron de Fommervault O, Migon C, Dufour A, D'Ortenzio F, Kessouri F, Raimbault P, Garcia N, Lagadeuc Y (2015) Atmospheric input of inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus to the Ligurian Sea: Data from the Cap Ferrat coastal time-series station. Deep-sea Res Pt I 106: 116-125, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2015.08.010
  • Pasqueron de Fommervault, O., D'Ortenzio, F., Mangin, A., Serra, R., Migon, C., Claustre, H., Lavigne, H. Ribera d’Alcalà, M., Prieur, L., Taillandier, V., Schmechtig, C., Poteau, A., Leymarie, E., Besson, F. and G. Obolensky (2015). Seasonal variability of nutrient concentrations in the Mediterranean Sea: Contribution of Bio-Argo floats. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011103
  • Sauzede, R., Lavigne, H., Claustre, H., Uitz, J., Schmechtig, C., D'Ortenzio, F., Guinet, C. and S. Pesant (2015). Vertical distribution of chlorophyll a concentration and phytoplankton community composition from in situ fluorescence profiles: a first database for the global ocean. Earth System Science Data, doi:10.5194/essd-7-261-2015


  • Cazenave, A., H.-B. Dieng, B. Meyssignac, K. von Schuckmann, B. Decharme, and E. Berthier, 2014: The rate of sea-level rise, Nature Clim. Change, 4(5), 358-361, doi:10.1038/nclimate2159
  • D’Ortenzio F., H. Lavigne, F. Besson, H. Claustre, L. Coppola, N. Garcia, A. Laës-Huon, S. Le Reste, D. Malardé, C. Migon, P. Morin, L. Mortier, A. Poteau, L. Prieur, P. Raimbault and P. Testor (2014). Observing mixed layer depth, nitrates and chlorophyll concentrations in the North Western Mediterranean: a combined satellite and NO3 profiling floats experiment, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 6443–6451, doi:10.1002/2014GL061020
  • Hasson, A., T. Delcroix, J. Boutin, R. Dussin, and J. Ballabrera-Poy, 2014: Analyzing the 2010–2011 La Niña signature in the tropical Pacific sea surface salinity using in situ data, SMOS observations, and a numerical simulation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(6), 3855-3867, doi:10.1002/2013JC009388
  • Illig, S., B. Dewitte, K. Goubanova, G. Cambon, J. Boucharel, F. Monetti, C. Romero, S. Purca, and R. Flores, 2014: Forcing mechanisms of intraseasonal SST variability off central Peru in 2000–2008, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(6), 3548-3573, doi:10.1002/2013JC009779
  • Maes, C., and T. J. O'Kane, 2014: Seasonal variations of the upper ocean salinity stratification in the Tropics, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(3), 1706-1722, doi:10.1002/2013JC009366
  • Mignot, A., H. Claustre, J. Uitz, A. Poteau, F. D'Ortenzio, and X. Xing, 2014: Understanding the seasonal dynamics of phytoplankton biomass and the deep chlorophyll maximum in oligotrophic environments: A Bio-Argo float investigation, Glob. Biogeochem. Cycle, 28(8), 2013GB004781, doi:10.1002/2013GB004781
  • Morrow, R., and E. Kestenare, 2014: Nineteen-year changes in surface salinity in the Southern Ocean south of Australia, J. Mar. Syst., 129(0), 472-483, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.09.011
  • Ollitrault, M., and A. Colin de Verdière, 2014: The Ocean General Circulation near 1000-m Depth, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44(1), 384-409, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-030.1
  • Park, Y.-H., I. Durand, E. Kestenare, G. Rougier, M. Zhou, F. d'Ovidio, C. Cotté, and J.-H. Lee, 2014: Polar Front around the Kerguelen Islands: An up-to-date determination and associated circulation of surface/subsurface waters, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(10), 6575-6592, doi:10.1002/2014JC010061
  • Reul, N., et al., 2013: Sea Surface Salinity Observations from Space with the SMOS Satellite: A New Means to Monitor the Marine Branch of the Water Cycle, Surveys in Geophysics, 35(3), 681-722, doi:10.1007/s10712-013-9244-0
  • von Schuckmann, K., J. B. Sallée, D. Chambers, P. Y. Le Traon, C. Cabanes, F. Gaillard, S. Speich, and M. Hamon, 2014: Consistency of the current global ocean observing systems from an Argo perspective, Ocean Sci., 10(3), 547-557, doi:10.5194/os-10-547-2014


Lavigne, H. D'Ortenzio, F., Migon, C., Claustre, H., Testor, P., Ribera d'Alcalà, M., Lavezza, R., Houpert, L. and L. Prieur (2013). Enhancing the comprehension of mixed layer depth control on the Mediterranean phytoplankton phenology, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 3416–3430, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20251


  • Xing, X., Morel, A., Claustre, H., D'Ortenzio, F., and A. Poteau (2012). Combined processing and mutual interpretation of radiometry and fluorometry from autonomous profiling Bio-Argo floats: 2. Colored dissolved organic matter absorption retrieval. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, No. C4, C04022, doi:10.1029/2011JC007632