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List of publications using SIROCCO code and products:

Damien, P., Bosse, A., Testor, P., Marsaleix, P. and Estournel, C. (2017), Modeling postconvective submesoscale coherent vortices in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC012114.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JC012114

Petrenko, A.A., Doglioli, A.M., Nencioli, F. et al., 2017. A review of the LATEX project: mesoscale to submesoscale processes in a coastal environment. Ocean Dynamics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10236-017-1040-9

Loisel, H., Vantrepotte, V., Ouillon, S., Ngoc, D.D., Herrmann, M., Tran, V., Mériaux, X., Dessailly, D., Jamet, C., Duhaut, T., Nguyen, H.H., Van Nguyen, T., 2017. Assessment and analysis of the chlorophyll-a concentration variability over the Vietnamese coastal waters from the MERIS ocean color sensor (2002-2012). Remote Sensing of Environment, 190, 217-232 , http://dx.doi.org.insu.bib.cnrs.fr/10.1016/j.rse.2016.12.016

Severin, T; Sauret, C; Boutrif, M; Duhaut, T; Kessouri, F; Oriol, L; Caparros, J; Pujo-Pay, M; de Madron, XD; Garel, M; Tamburini, C; Conan, P; Ghiglione, JF, 2016. Impact of an intense water column mixing (0-1500 m) on prokaryotic diversity and activities during an open-ocean convection event in the NW Mediterranean Sea. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 18, 4378-4390.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.13324

Durrieu de Madron, X., Ramondenc, S., Berline, L., Houpert, L., Bosse, A., Martini, S., Guidi, L., Conan, P., Curtil, C., Delsaut, N., Kunesch, S., Ghiglione, J.F., Marsaleix, P., Pujo-Pay, M., Séverin, T., Testor, P., Tamburini, C. and the ANTARES collaboration (2017), Deep sediment resuspension and thick nepheloid layer generation by open-ocean convection. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC012062. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JC012062

Waldman R., Somot S., Herrmann M., Testor P., Estournel C., Sevault F., Prieur L., Mortier L., Coppola L., Taillandier V., Conan P. and Dausse D.. Estimating dense water volume and its evolution for the year 2012-2013 in the North-western Mediterranean Sea: an Observing System Simulation Experiment approach, 2016. Journal of Geohysical Research. DOI 10.1002/2016JC011694.

Lallemand S., Lehu R., Rétif F., Hsu S.-K., Babonneau N., Ratzov G., Bassetti M.-A., Dezileau L., Hsieh M.-L., Dominguez S., 2016. A ∼ 3000 years-old sequence of extreme events revealed by marine and shore deposits east of Taiwan. Tectonophysics 692, 325–341. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.001

Padron M., Guizien K., 2016. Modelling the effect of demographic traits and connectivity on the genetic structuration of marine metapopulations of sedentary benthic invertebrates. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 73 (7):1935-1945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsv158

Estournel C.,Testor P., Taupier-Letage I., Bouin M.N., Coppola L.,Durand P., Conan P., Bosse A., Brilouet P.E., Beguery L., Belamari S., Béranger K., Beuvier J., Bourras D., Canut G., Doerenbecher A., Durrieu de Madron X, D'Ortenzio F., Drobinski P., Ducrocq V., Fourrié N.,Giordani H., Houpert L. Labatut L., Lebeaupin Brossier C., Nuret M., Prieur L., Roussot O., Seyfried L., Somot S, 2016. HyMeX-SOP2, the field campaign dedicated to dense water formation in the north-western Mediterranean. Oceanography, 29,4.

Ulses C., Auger P.‐A., Soetaert K., Marsaleix P., Diaz F., Coppola L., Herrmann M.J., Kessouri F., Estournel C. (2016) Budget of organic carbon in the North‐Western Mediterranean Open Sea over the period 2004–2008 using 3‐D coupled physical‐biogeochemical modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research- Ocean. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC011818

Estournel C., Testor P., Damien P., D’Ortenzio F., Marsaleix P., Conan P., Kessouri F., Durrieu de Madron X., Coppola L., Lellouche J.M., Belamari S., Mortier L., Ulses C., Bouin, M.N., Prieur L.,2016: High resolution modeling of dense water formation in the north-western Mediterranean during winter 2012-2013: processes and budget. J. Geophys. Res. DOI: 10.1002/2016JC011935 

Bordois L., Auclair F., Paci A., Dossmann Y., T. Gerkema T., Nguyen C., 2016. Tidal energy redistribution among vertical modes in a fluid with a mid-depth pycnocline. Phys. Fluids 28, 101701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4964759

Belharet, M., Estournel, C., Charmasson, S., 2016. Ecosystem model-based approach for modeling the dynamics of 137Cs transfer to marine plankton populations: application to the western North Pacific Ocean after the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident. Biogeosciences, 13, 499–516 

Houpert L.,  Testor P., Durrieu de Madron X., Somot S., D'Ortenzio F., Estournel C. and H. Lavigne, 2015. Seasonal cycle of the mixed layer, the seasonal thermocline and the upper-ocean heat storage rate in the Mediterranean Sea derived from observations. Progress in Oceanography, 132,333-352.

Kourafalou V., De Mey P., Le Hénaff M., Charria G., Edwards C. A., He R., Herzfeld M., Pascual A., Stanev E., Tintore J., Usui N., Van Der Westhuysen A., Wilkins J., Zhuang X., 2015). Coastal Ocean Forecasting: system integration and evaluation. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 7(3), 129-148

Oke PR, Larnicol G, Jones EM, Kourafalou V, Sperrevik AK, Carse F, Tanajura CAS, Mourre B, Tonani M, Brassington GB, Le Henaff M, Halliwell GR, Atlas R, Moore AM, Edwards CA, Martin MJ, Sellar AA, Alvarez A, De Mey P, Iskandarani M. 2015. Assessing the impact of observations on ocean forecasts and
reanalyses: Part 2, Regional applications. J Oper Oceanogr. doi:10.1080/1755876X.2015.1022080.

Pasqueron de Fommervault O., Migon C., Dufour A., D’ortenzio F., Kessouri F., Raimbault P., Garcia N., Lagadec V., 2015. Atmospheric input of inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus to the Ligurian SEA: Data from the cap Ferrat coastal time-series station, Deep-Sea Research Part I, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2015.08.010

Brosset P., Ménard F., Fromentin J.-M., Bonhommeau S.,  Ulses C., Bourdeix J.H., Bigot J.-L.,Van Beveren E.,  Roos D., Saraux C., 2015. Influence of environmental variability and age on the body condition of small pelagic fish in the Gulf of Lions, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 529,219-231.

Quattrocchi, G., P. De Mey, N. Ayoub, V. Vervatis, C.-E. Testut, G. Reffray, J. Chanut, Y. Drillet, 2014: Characterisation of errors of a regional model of the Bay of Biscay in response to wind uncertainties: a first step toward a data assimilation system suitable for coastal sea domains. Journal of Operational Oceanography, Volume 7, Number 2, August 2014, pp. 25-34(10).

Auclair F., Bordois L., Dossmann, Y., T. Duhaut, C. Estournel, J. Floor, P. Marsaleix, C. Nguyen, A. Paci and C. Ulses,, 2014. Implementation of a time-dependent bathymetry in a free-surface ocean model: Application to internal wave generation, Ocean Modelling, 80, 1-9

Qiu Z., Doglioli A., Carlotti F., 2014. Using a Lagrangian model to estimate source regions of particles in sediment
traps, Science In China Series D Earth Sciences, 57, 2447-2456.

Onguene R., Pemha E., Lyard F., Du-Penhoat Y., Nkoue G., Duhaut T., Njeugna E., Marsaleix P., Mbiake R., Jombe S. 2014. Overview of tide characteristics in Cameroon coastal areas using recent observations. Open Journal of Marine Science

Herrmann M, Estournel C., Adloff F., Diaz F. 2014. Impact of Climate change on the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea pelagic planktonic ecosystem and associated carbon cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research.

Dossmann, Y., A. Paci, F. Auclair, M. Lepilliez et E. Cid, 2014, Topographically induced internal solitary waves in a pycnocline: Ultrasonic probes and stereo-correlation measurements. Phys. Fluids 26, 056601

Dossmann Y., F. Auclair and A. Paci, 2013b: Topographically induced internal solitary waves in a pycnocline: Secondary generation and selection criteria, 2013. Phys. Fluids 25 , 086603

Dossmann Y., F. Auclair and A. Paci, 2013a: Topographically induced internal solitary waves in a pycnocline:
Primary generation and topographic control. Phys. Fluids, 25, 066601

Auger P.A., Ulses C., Estournel C., Stemman L., Somot S., Diaz F. Interannual control of plankton communities by deep winter mixing and prey/predator interactions in the NW Mediterranean: results from a 30-year 3D modeling study Progress in Oceanography 124 (2014) 12-27

Herrmann M., Diaz F., Estournel C., Marsaleix P., Ulses C., 2013. Impact of atmospheric and oceanic interannual variability on the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea pelagic planktonic ecosystem and associated carbon cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 1–22, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20405 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrc.20405

Heimbuerger L.-E, Lavigne H., Migon C. et al., 2013. Temporal variability of vertical export flux at the DYFAMED time-series station (Northwestern Mediterranean Sea). Progress in Oceanography, 119, 59-67

Campbell R, Diaz F., Hu Z., Doglioli A., Petrenko A., Dekeyser I, 2013. Nutrients and plankton spatial distributions induced by a coastal eddy in the Gulf of Lion. Insights from a numerical model. Progress in Oceanography, 109, 47-69  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2012.09.005

Kersalé, M., A. A. Petrenko, A. A. Doglioli, I. Dekeyser, and F. Nencioli, 2013. Physical characteristics and dynamics of the coastal Latex09 Eddy derived from in situ data and numerical modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2012JC008229

Estournel, C., E. Bosc, M. Bocquet, C. Ulses, P. Marsaleix, V. Winiarek, I. Osvath, C. Nguyen, T. Duhaut, F. Lyard, H. Michaud, and F. Auclair, 2012. Assessment of the amount of Cesium-137 released into the Pacific Ocean after the Fukushima accident and analysis of its dispersion in Japanese coastal waters. 117, C11014,  Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C11014, doi:10.1029/2012JC007933

Cancet , M., S. Bijac, J. Chimot, P. Bonnefond, E. Jeansou, O. Laurain, F. Lyard, E. Bronner, P. Féménias, 2012. Regional in situ validation of satellite altimeters: Calibration and cross-calibration results at the Corsican sites Advances in Space Research, sous presse.

Banks A. C., Prunet P., Chimot J., Pina P., Donnadille J., Jeansou E., Lux M., Petihakis G., Korres G., Triantafyllou G., Fontana C., Estournel C., Ulses C., Fernandez L., 2012. A satellite ocean color observation operator system for eutrophication assessment in coastal waters. Journal of Marine Systems, 94, S2-S15

Huybrechts, N., Villaret, C., and Lyard, F., 2012. ”Optimized Predictive Two-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model of the Gironde Estuary in France.” J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, Ocean Eng., 138(4), 312–322. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000129

Grifoll M., Jordà G, Sotillo M. G., Ferrer L., Espino M., Sanchez-Arcilla A., Alvarez-Fanjule E., 2012, Water circulation forecasting in Spanish harbours, Scientia Marina, 45-61

Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Estournel C., Nguyen C., Ulses C., 2012. Alternatives to the Robert-Asselin filter. Ocean Modelling, 41, 53-66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.11.002

Maraldi, C., Chanut, J., Levier, B., Reffray, G., Ayoub, N., De Mey, P., Lyard, F., Cailleau, S., Drévillon, M., Fanjul, E. A., Sotillo, M. G., Marsaleix, P., and the Mercator Team, 2012. NEMO on the shelf: assessment of the Iberia–Biscay–Ireland configuration, Ocean Sci. Discuss., 9, 499-583, doi:10.5194/osd-9-499-2012,2012

Beuvier, J., K. Béranger, C. Lebeaupin Brossier, S. Somot, F. Sevault, Y. Drillet, R. Bourdallé-Badie, N. Ferry, and F. Lyard, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C07022, doi:10.1029/2011JC007679.

Dossmann, Y., A. Paci, F. Auclair, J. W. Floor, 2011. Simultaneous velocity and density measurements for an energy-based approach to internal waves generated over a ridge, Experiments in Fluids (2011) 51:1013–1028. doi 10.1007/s00348-011-1121-3

Maraldi, C., F. Lyard, L. Testut, and R. Coleman, 2011. Energetics of internal tides around the Kerguelen Plateau from modelling and altimetry,J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JC006515

Michaud H., Marsaleix P., Leredde Y., Estournel C., Bourrin F., Lyard F., Mayet C., Ardhuin F., 2011. Three-dimensional modelling of wave-induced current from the surf zone to the inner shelf. Ocean Sci. Discuss., 8, 2417-2478, http://dx.doi.org/ 10.5194/osd-8-2417-2011

Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Estournel C., Nguyen C., Ulses C., 2011. An accurate implementation of the compressibility terms in the equation of state in a low order pressure gradient scheme for sigma coordinate ocean models. Ocean Modelling, 40, 1-13 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.07.004

Herbert G., N. Ayoub, P. Marsaleix and F. Lyard, 2011. Signature of the coastal circulation variability in altimetric data in the southern Bay of Biscay during winter and fall 2004, J. Mar. Syst. , doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2011.03.004

Floor J.W., Auclair F., Marsaleix P., 2011, Energy transfers in internal tide generation, propagation and dissipation in the deep ocean, Ocean Modelling, 38, 22-40 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.01.009

Auclair F., Estournel C., Floor J. W., Herrmann M., Nguyen C., Marsaleix P., 2011. A non-hydrostatic algorithm for free-surface ocean modelling, Ocean Modelling, 36, 49-70 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2010.09.006

Gerigny O., Di Martino B., Romano J.-C., Ulses C., 2011. A one-year (2005) comparison of seawater temperature series between in situ and modelling data: Application to the Strait of Bonifacio (South Corsica) Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 343, pp 278-283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crte.2011.01.002

Auger P.A., Diaz F., Ulses C., Estournel C., Neveux J., Joux F., Pujo-Pay M., and J. J. Naudin J.J., 2011. Functioning of the planktonic ecosystem of the Rhone River plume (NW Mediterranean) during spring and its impact on the carbon export: a field data and 3-D modelling combined approach. Biogeosciences, 8, 3231-3261. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-8-3231-2011

Fontana C., Grenz C., Pinazo C., 2010. Sequential assimilation of a year-long time-series of SeaWiFS chlorophyll data into a 3D biogeochemical model on the French Mediterranean coast. Continental Shelf Research, 30, 1761-1771. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2010.08.003

Qiu Z.F., Doglioli A.M., Hu Z.Y., Marsaleix P., Carlotti F., 2010. The influence of hydrodynamic processes on zooplankton transport and distributions in the North Western Mediterranean: Estimates from a Lagrangian model, Ecological Modelling, 221, 2816-2827, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2010.07.025

Pairaud I. L., Auclair F., Marsaleix P., Lyard F., Pichon A., 2010. Dynamics of the semi-diurnal and quarter-diurnal internal tides in the Bay of Biscay. Part 2: Baroclinic tides, Continental Shelf Research, 30, 253-269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2009.10.008

De Gaetano, P., Burlando, M., Doglioli, A.M., Petrenko, A.A., 2010, Wind forcing effects on coastal circulation and eddy formation around a cape, Ocean Science Discussions 7, 207-249

Bouchette, F., Schuster, M., Ghienne, J.-F., Denamiel, C., Roquin, C., Moussa, A., Marsaleix, P., Duringer, P., 2010, Hydrodynamics in Holocene Lake Mega-Chad, Quaternary Research 73, 226-236

Jordà G., De Mey P., 2010, Characterization of error dynamics in a 3D coastal model of the Catalan sea using stochastic modelling, Continental Shelf Research, 30, 419-441

Le Bars Y., F. Lyard, C. Jeandel and L. Dardengo, 2010. The AMANDES tidal model for the Amazon estuary and shel, Ocean Modelling. Volume 31, Issues 3–4, 2010, Pages 132-149.

Marsaleix P., Ulses C., Pairaud I., Herrmann M. J., Floor J. W., Estournel C., Auclair F., 2009. Open boundary conditions for internal gravity wave modelling using polarization relations. Ocean Modelling, 29, 27-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.02.010

Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Estournel C., 2009. Low-order pressure gradient schemes in sigma coordinate models: The seamount test revisited. Ocean Modelling, 30, 169-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.06.011

Estournel C., Auclair F, Lux M., Nguyen C., Marsaleix P., 2009. "Scale oriented" embedded modeling of the North-Western Mediterranean in the frame of MFSTEP. Ocean Science, 5, 73-90

Hu Z.Y., Doglioli A.M., Petrenko A.A., Marsaleix P., Dekeyser I., 2009. Numerical simulations of eddies in the Gulf of Lion. Ocean Modelling, 28, 203-208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.02.004

Rubio A., Gomis D., Jordà G., Espino M., 2009. Estimating geostrophic and total velocities from CTD and ADCP data: Intercomparison of different methods. Journal of Marine Systems, 77, 61-76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.11.009

Crétaux J. F., Calmant, S. Romanovski, V., Shabunin, A., Lyard, F., Bergé-Nguyen, M., Cazenave, A., Hernandez, F., Perosanz, F., An absolute calibration site for radar altimeters in the continental domain: Lake Issykkul in Central Asia, J Geod, doi: 10.1007/s00190-008-0289-7

Durand, F., D. Shankar, F. Birol, and S. S. C. Shenoi, 2009. Spatiotemporal structure of the East India Coastal Current from satellite altimetry. J. of Geophys.l Res., 114.

Le Hénaff M., De Mey P., Marsaleix P., 2009. Assessment of observational networks with the Representer Matrix Spectra method-application to a 3D coastal model of the Bay of Biscay. Ocean Dynamics, 59, 3-20 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10236-008-0144-7

Bolaños R., Jorda G., Cateura J., Lopez J., Puigdefabregas J., Gomezand J., Espino M. , 2009, The XIOM: 20 years of a regional coastal observatory in the Spanish Catalan coast, Journal of Marine Systems, 77, 237-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2007.12.018

Fontana C., Grenz C., Pinazo C., Marsaleix P., Diaz F, 2009. Assimilation of SeaWiFS chlorophyll data into a 3D coupled physical biogeochemical model applied to a freshwater influenced coastal zone. Continental Shelf Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2009.03.005

Rubio A., Barnier B., Jorda G., Espino M., Marsaleix P., 2009 Origin and dynamics of mesoscale eddies in the Catalan Sea (NW Mediterranean): Insight from a numerical model study. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C06009, doi:10.1029/2007JC00424.

Boy J.-P., Longuevergne L., Boudin F., Jacob T., Lyard F., Llubes M., Florsch N., Esnoult M.-F., 2009. Modelling atmospheric and induced non-tidal oceanic loading contributions to surface gravity and tilt measurements. Journal of Geodynamics, 48, 3–5, 182-188.

Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Floor J. W., Herrmann M. J., Estournel C., Pairaud I., Ulses C., 2008. Energy conservation issues in sigma-coordinate free-surface ocean models. Ocean Modelling. 20, 61-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2007.07.005

Herrmann M., Estournel C., Déqué M. , Marsaleix P., Sevault F., Somot S., 2008, Dense water formation in the Gulf of Lions shelf: Impact of atmospheric interannual variability and climate change, Continental shelf research, 28, 2092-2112 doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.003

Ulses, C., C. Estournel, P. Puig, X. Durrieu de Madron, and P. Marsaleix, 2008, Dense shelf water cascading in the northwestern Mediterranean during the cold winter 2005. Quantification of the export through the Gulf of Lion and the Catalan margin. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L07610 doi:10.1029/2008GL033257

Herrmann, M. J., S. Somot, F. Sevault, C. Estournel, and M. Deque, 2008. Modeling the deep convection in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea using an eddy-permitting and an eddy-resolving model: Case study of winter 1986-1987. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C04011 doi:10.1029/2006JC003991

Ulses, C., C. Estournel, J. Bonnin, X. Durrieu de Madron, and P. Marsaleix 2008. Impact of storms and dense water cascading on shelf-slope exchanges in the Gulf of Lion (NW Mediterranean). Journal of Geophysical Research 113, C02010, doi:10.1029/2006JC003795

Herrmann, M. J., and S. Somot, 2008. Relevance of ERA40 dynamical downscaling for modeling deep convection in the Mediterranean Sea, Geophysical. Research Letters, 35, L04607, doi:10.1029/2007GL032442

Pairaud I. L., Lyard F., Auclair F., Letellier T., Marsaleix P., 2008, Dynamics of the semi- diurnal and quarter-diurnal internal tides in the Bay of Biscay. Part 1: Barotropic tides, Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1294-1315 doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.004

Ulses C., C. Estournel, X. Durrieu de Madron and A. Palanques, 2008, Suspended sediment transport in the Gulf of Lions (NW Mediterranean): Impact of extreme storms and floods. Continental shelf research, 28, 2048-2070 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2008.01.015

Bouffard, J., S. Vignudelli, M. Herrmann, F. Lyard, P. Marsaleix, Y. Ménard, and P. Cipollini, 2008, Comparison of ocean dynamics with a regional circulation model and improved altimetry in the North-western Mediterranean. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 19, 1-XXX, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2008.19.1-2.117(SA)

Ferré B., Durrieu de Madron X., Estournel C., Ulses C., Le Corre G., 2008. Impact of natural (waves and currents) and anthropogenic (trawl) resuspension on the export of particulate matter to the open ocean. Application to the Gulf of Lion (NW Mediterranean). Continental Shelf Research, 28, 2071-2091 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2008.02.002

Bourrin F., Friend P.L., Amos C.L., Manca E., Ulses C., Palanques A., Durrieu de Madron X., Thompson C.E.L., 2008. Sediment dispersal from a typical Mediterranean flood: The Têt River, Gulf of Lions. Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1895-1910 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2008.06.005

Bourrin F., Durrieu de Madron X., Heussner S., Estournel C., 2008. Impact of winter dense water formation on shelf sediment erosion (evidence from the Gulf of Lions, NW Mediterranean). Continental Shelf Research, 28, 1984-1999, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2008.06.006

Petrenko A., Dufau C., Estournel C., 2008, Barotropic eastward currents in the western Gulf of Lion, north-western Mediterranean Sea, during stratified conditions. Journal of Marine Systems, 74, 406-428, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.03.004

Leredde Y., Denamiel C., Brambilla E., Lauer-Leredde C., Bouchette F., Marsaleix P., 2007. Hydrodynamics in the Gulf of Aigues-Mortes, NW Mediterranean Sea: In situ and modelling data. Continental Shelf Research. 27, 2389-2406 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2007.06.006

Jorda G., Bolaños R., Espino M., Sanchez-Arcilla A., 2007. Assessment of the importance of the current-wave coupling in the shelf ocean forecasts. Ocean Science, 3, 345–362.

Jorda G., Comerma E., Bolaños R., Espino M., 2007. Impact of forcing errors in the CAMCAT oil spill forecasting system. A sensitivity study.Journal of Marine Systems 65, 134- 157 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.11.016

Cianelli D., Diaz F., Leredde Y., Marsaleix P., Carlotti F., 2007. Particle exchange and residence times in the North Western Mediterranean. Nuovo Cimento C, 30, 138-149 http://dx.doi.org/10.1393/ncc/i2006-10239-y

Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Estournel C., 2006, Considerations on Open Boundary Conditions for Regional and Coastal Ocean Models. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 23,1604-1613, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH1930.1

Gatti J., Petrenko A., Devenon J.L., Leredde Y, Ulses C., 2006. The Rhone river dilution zone present in the northeastern shelf of the Gulf of Lion in December 2003. Continental Shelf Research, 26, 1794-1805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2006.05.012

Guarracino, M.; Barnier, B., Marsaleix, P., Durrieu de Madron, X., Monaco, A., Escoubeyrou, K., Marty, J.C., 2006. Transfer of particulate matter from the northwestern Mediterranean continental margin: Variability and controlling factors. Journal of Marine Research. 64, 195- 220. DOI: 10.1357/002224006777606498

Guizien K., Brochier T., Duchêne J.-C., Koh B.-S., Marsaleix P., 2006. Dispersal of owenia fusiformis larvae by wind-driven currents: turbulence, swimming behaviour and mortality in a three-dimensional stochastic model. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 311, 47-66.

Auclair F., Estournel C., Marsaleix P., Pairaud I. 2006. On coastal ocean embedded modeling. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L14602.

Estournel C., Zervakis V., Marsaleix P., Papadopoulos A., Auclair F., Perivoliotis L., Tragou E., 2005. Dense water formation and cascading in the Gulf of Thermaikos (North Aegean) from observations and modelling, Continental Shelf Research, 25, 2366-2386 doi:10.1016/j.csr.2005.08.014

Pairaud I., Auclair F., 2005. Combined wavelet and principal component analysis (WEof) of a scale oriented model of coastal ocean gravity waves Dynamics of Atmospheres and Ocean. 40, 254-282 doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2005.06.001

Ulses C., Grenz C., Marsaleix P., Schaaff E., Estournel C., Meulé S., and Pinazo C., 2005 Circulation in a semi enclosed bay under the influence of strong fresh water input, Journal of Marine Systems, 56, 113-132 doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.02.001

Petrenko A., Leredde Y. and P. Marsaleix, 2005 Circulation in a stratified and wind-forced Gulf of Lions, NW Mediterranean Sea : in-situ and modeling data. Continental Shelf Research. 25, 7-27. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2004.09.004

Dufau-Julliand C., Marsaleix P., Petrenko A. and Dekeyser I., 2004 Three-dimensional modeling of the Gulf of Lion's hydrodynamics (northwest Mediterranean) during Jannuary 1999 (MOOGLI3 Experiment) and late winter 1999: Western Mediterranean Intermediate Water's (WIW's) formation and its cascading over the shelf break, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, C11002, doi:10.1029/2003JC002019

Reffray G., Fraunié P. and P. Marsaleix, 2004 Secondary flows induced by wind forcing in the Rhône region of freshwater influence. Ocean Dynamics, 54, 179-196. doi:10.1007/s10236-003-0079-y

Estournel C., Durrieu de Madron X., Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Julliand C. and R. Vehil, 2003 Observation and modelisation of the winter coastal oceanic circulation in the Gulf of Lions under wind conditions influenced by the continental orography (FETCH experiment). Journal of Geophysical Research 108, C3, pages 7-1 to 7-18. doi:10.1029/2001JC000825

Auclair F., Marsaleix P., and De Mey P., 2003. Space-time structure and dynamics of the forecast error in a coastal circulation model of the Gulf of Lions. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 36, 309-346. doi:10.1016/S0377-0265(02)00068-4 Auclair F., Marsaleix P. and C. Estournel, 2001 The penetration of the northern current over the Gulf of Lion (western Mediterranean Sea) as a downscaling problem. Oceanologica Acta, 24, 529-544. doi:10.1016/S0399-1784(01)01166-5

Estournel C., Broche P., Marsaleix P., Devenon J.L., Auclair F. and Vehil R, 2001 The Rhone river plume in unsteady conditions : numerical and experimental results. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 53, 25-38. doi:10.1006/ecss.2000.0685

Pinazo C., Marsaleix P., Millet B., Estournel C., Kondrachoff V. and R. Véhil. 2001 Phytoplankton variability in summer in the northwestern Mediterranean: modelling of the wind and freshwater impacts. Journal of Coastal Research. 17, 1, 146-161.

Auclair F., Casitas S., Marsaleix P., 2000. Application of an inverse method to coastal modelling. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 17, 1368-1391. doi:10.1175/1520-0426(2000)017<1368:AOAIMT>2.0.CO;2

Auclair F., Marsaleix P. and Estournel C., 2000 Sigma coordinate pressure gradient errors : evaluation and reduction by an inverse method. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 17, 1348-1367. doi: 10.1175/1520-0426(2000)017<1348:SCPGEE>2.0.CO;2

Marsaleix P., Estournel C., Kondrachoff V. and R. Vehil, 1998 A numerical study of the formation of the Rhone river plume. Journal of Marine Systems., 14, 99-115. doi:10.1016/S0924-7963(97)00011-0

Estournel C., Kondrachoff V., Marsaleix P., Vehil R., 1997 The plume of the Rhône : numerical simulation and remote sensing, Continental Shelf Research, 17,899-924. doi:10.1016/S0278-4343(96)00064-7

Pinazo C., Marsaleix P., Millet B., Estournel C., Vehil R., 1996 Spatial and temporal variability of phytoplankton biomass in upwelling areas of northwestern Mediterranean: a coupled physical and biogeochemical approach. Journal of Marine Systems, 7, 161-191. doi:10.1016/0924-7963(95)00028-3

Johns B., Marsaleix P., Estournel C., Vehil R., 1992 On the wind-driven upwelling circulation in the Gulf of Lions, Journal of Marine Systems, 3, 309-320. doi:10.1016/0924-7963(92)90008-V