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General description of the S model:

 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

Non Hydrostatic Pressure:

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

Accuracy of the pressure gradient force (PGF) in terrain following coordinate:

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

Implementation in the PGF of the compressibility terms of the equation of state:

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

Time stepping :

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

Open Boundary Conditions (OBC):

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

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

Air Sea Fluxes:

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

Tides potential:

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