Publications

Published or in press

  • Lévy, M., L. Resplandy, J. B. Palter, D. Couespel and Z. Lachkar. The crucial contribution of mixing to present and future ocean oxygen distribution. in: Alberto C. Naveira Garabato and Michael P. Meredith. Ocean Mixing, Elsevier, (2021) (preprint)
  • Pietri, A., Capet, X., d'Ovidio, F., Marina Lévy, Julien Le Sommer, et al.. Skills and Limitations of the Adiabatic Omega Equation: How Effective Is It to Retrieve Oceanic Vertical Circulation at Mesoscale and Submesoscale?. Journal of Physical Oceanography, American Meteorological Society, 51 (3), pp.931-954. (2021) (journal link) , (preprint),
  • Couespel, D., M. Lévy and L. Bopp. Oceanic primary production decline halved in eddy-resolving simulations of global warming. Biogeosciences, 18, pp.4321 - 4349. (2021) (journal link)
  • Abdalla, S. and Altimetry team. Altimetry for the future: Building on 25 years of progress. Advances in Space Research, (2021) (journal link) , (preprint)
  • Keerthi, M. G., M. Levy and O. Aumont. Intermittency in phytoplankton bloom triggered by modulations in vertical stability. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 11, pp.1285. (2021), (journal link)
  • Mayersohn, B., K. S. Smith, I. Mangolte and M. Lévy. Intrinsic timescales of variability in a marine plankton model. Ecological Modelling, 443, pp.109446. (2021) (journal link), (preprint)
  • Bricaud, C., J. Le Sommer, G. Madec, C. Calone, J. Deshayes, C. Ethe, J. Chanut, and M. Levy (2020), Multi-grid algorithm for passive tracer transport in NEMO ocean circulation model:a case study with NEMO OGCM (version 3.6), Special Issue: Nucleus for European Modelling of the Ocean - NEMO, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 5465–5483, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-5465-2020 (journal link),
  • Lachkar, Z., Mehari, M., Al Azhar, M. Levy, M. and K. S. Smith (2020). Fast local warming of sea-surface is the main factor of recent deoxygenation in the Arabian Sea, Biogeoscience Discussionxs (journal link),
  • Keerthi M. G., M. Levy, O.Aumont, M. Lengaigne and D. Antoine (2020). Contrasted contribution of intraseasonal timescales to Surface Chlorophyll variations in a bloom and an oligotrophic regime, J. Geoph. Res., 125, e2019JC015701. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015701 (journal link),
  • Uchida, T., D. Balwada, R.P. Abernathey, G.A. McKinley, K.S. Smith and M. Lévy (2020). Vertical eddy iron fluxes support primary production in the open Southern Ocean, Nature Communications 11, 1125 (journal link),
  • Mayot, N., P. Nival, M. Levy (2020). Primary Production in the Ligurian Sea. in The Mediterranean Sea in the Era of Global Change: Evidence from 30 years of multidisciplinary study of the Ligurian Sea, C. Migon, P. Nival, A. Sciandra, Eds. (ISTE Science Publishing LTD, London, UK, 238 pp., ISBN: 9781786304285), vol. 1, chap. 6, pp. 139-164 (editor link),
  • Nicholson, S.A., Levy, M., J. Jouanno, X. Capet, S. Swart and P. Monteiro (2019), Iron supply pathway between the surface and subsurface waters of the Southern ocean: from winter entrainment to summer storms, GRL, 46, (journal link),
  • Whitt, D., M. Levy and J. R. Taylor (2019), Submesoscales enhance storm-driven vertical mixing of nutrients: insights from a biogeochemical large eddy simulation, JGR, 124, 8140–8165 (journal link)
  • McGillicuddy, D. J. Jr., Resplandy, L., Lévy, M. (2019) Estimating particle export flux from satellite observations: challenges associated with spatial and temporal decoupling of production and export, Journal of Marine Research, Volume of The Sea in honor of James J. McCarthy, Vol 77, Supp 1, pp. 247-258(12) (2019) (journal link),
  • Uchida, T., D. Balwada, R. Abernathey, G. McKinley, S. Smith and M. Lévy (2019) The contribution of submesoscale over mesoscale eddy iron transport in the open Southern Ocean, JAMES (journal link),
  • Couespel, D., M. Levy and L. Bopp (2019), Major contribution of reduced upper ocean oxygen mixing to global ocean deoxygenation in an Earth System Model, GRL, doi: 10.1029/2019GL084162 (journal link),
  • Resplandy, L., Lévy, M., McGillicuddy, D. J. Jr. (2019), Effects of eddy-driven subduction on ocean biological carbon pump. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33. doi: 10.1029/2018GB006125 , (journal link),
  • Guieu, C., M. Al Azhar, O. Aumont, N. Mahowald, M. Levy, C. Ethe and Lachkar, Z. (2019), Major impact of dust deposition on the productivity of the Arabian Sea, GRL, https://www.doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082770 (journal link),
  • Lachkar, Z., M. Levy and K. S. Smith (2019), Strong intensification of the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone in response to Arabian Gulf warming, GRL, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081631 (journal link),
  • Boyd, P. W., H. Claustre, M. Levy, D. A. Siegel a,d T. Weber (2019), Multi-faceted particle pumps drive carbon sequestration in the ocean, Nature, 568, 327-335, (journal link)(Le Monde)
  • Llort, J., M. Levy, and J.-B. Sallee and A. Tagliabue (2019), Non-monotonic response of primary production and export to changes in mixed-layer depth in the Southern Ocean, GRL, doi:10.1029/2018GL081788 (journal link)
  • Levy, M., P.J. Franks and K.S. Smith (2018) The role of submesoscale currents in structuring marine ecosystems, Nature Communications, 9:4758, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-07059-3, (Journal link)
  • Person, R., O. Aumont and M. Lévy (2018) The biological pump and seasonal variability of pCO2 in the Southern Ocean: exploring the role of diatoms adaptation to low iron, JGR, 123, 3204-3226, DOI: 10.1029/2018JC013775 (pdf)
  • Treguer, P., C Bowler, B Moriceau, S Dutkiewicz, M Gehlen, K Leblanc, O Aumont, L Bittner, R Dugdale, Z Finkel, L Guidi, D Iudicone, O Jahn, M Lasbleiz, M Lévy, and P. Pondaven (2018) Influence of diatom diversity on the ocean biological carbon pump, Nature Geosciences, 11(1) 27-37 (journal link)
  • Lachkar, Z., M. Levy and K. S. Smith (2018), Intensification and deepening of the Arabian Sea Oxygen Minimum Zone in response to increase in Indian monsoon wind intensity, Biogeosciences, doi:10.5194/bg-2017-146 (pdf),
  • Azhar, M. A., Z. Lachkar, M. Lévy and K. S. Smith (2017) Oxygen minimum zone contrasts between the Arabian Sea ans Bay of Bengal implied by differences in remineralization depth, GRL, DOI: 10.1002/2017GL075157 (pdf)
  • Keerthi M. G., M. Lengaigne, M. Levy, J. Vialard, V. Parvathi, C. de Boyer Montegut, C. Ethe, O. Aumont, I. Suresh and P.M. Muraleedharan (2017), Physical control of interannual variations of the winter chlorophyll bloom in the northern Arabian sea, Biogeosciences, 14, 3615-3632 (pdf)
  • Whitt, D., J. R. Taylor and M. Levy (2017), Synoptic-to-planetary scale wind variability enhances phytoplankton biomass at ocean fronts, JGR, in press
  • Parvathi. V., Suresh. I., M. Lengaigne, C. Ethé, J. Vialard, M. Lévy, S. Neetu, O. Aumont, L. Resplandy, H. Naik, and W. Naqvi (2017), Positive Indian Ocean Dipole events prevent anoxia off the west coast of India, Biogeosciences, 14, 1541-1559, doi:10.5194/bg-14-1541-2017 (pdf)
  • Whitt, D., M. Levy and J. R. Taylor (2016), Low and high frequency oscillatory winds synergistically enhance nutrient entrainment and phytoplankton at fronts, JGR, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012400-T (pdf)
  • Lachkar, Z., K. S. Smith, M. Levy and O. Pauluis (2016), Eddies reduce denitrification and compress habitats in the Arabian Sea, GRL, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL069876 (pdf)
  • Nicholson, S.A., Levy, M., L. Llort, S. Swart and P. Monteiro (2016), Investigation into the impact of storms on sustaining summer primary productivity in the Sub-Antarctic Ocean, GRL, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL069973 (pdf)
  • Soccodato, A., F. d'Ovidio, M. Levy, O. Jahn, M. J. Follows and S. De Monte (2016), Estimating planktonic diversity through spatial dominace patterns in a model ocean, Marine Genomics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2016.04.015 (pdf)
  • Menkes, C., Lengaigne, M., Levy, M., Ethe, C., Boop, L., Aumont, O., Vincent, E., Vialard, J., Julien, S. (2016), Global impact of tropical cyclones on primary production, Global Biogeochem. Cycles,30, doi:10.1002/2015GB005214.GBC, (pdf)
  • Roxy, M. K., Moti, A., Murtuggudde, R., Valsala, V., Panickal, S., Prasanna Kumar, S., Ravichandran, M., Vichi, M. and M. Levy (2015), A reductiOn in marine primary productivity driven by rapid warming over the tropical Indian Ocean, GRL, doi: 10.1002/2015GL066979 (pdf) (Times of India)(The Hindu)
  • Monteiro, P.M.S., L. Gregor, M. Levy, S. Maenner, C. Sabine, S. Swart (2015), Intraseasonal variability linked to sampling alias in air-sea CO2 fluxes in the Southern Ocean, GRL, 42, 8507-8514, doi:10.1002/ 2015GL066009 (pdf).
  • Martin, A., P., M. Levy, S. Van Gennip, S. Pardo, M. Srokosz, J. Allen, S. C. Pianter and R. Pidcock (2015), An observational assessment of the influence of mesoscale and submesoscale heterogeneity on ocean biogeochemical reactions, GBC, doi:10.1002/2015GB005129 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., O. Jahn, S. Dutkiewicz, M. J. Follows and F. d'Ovidio (2015), The dynamical landscape of marine phytoplankton diversity, Royal. Soc. Interface, 12: 20150481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2015.0481 (pdf)
  • Bopp, L., M. Levy, L. Resplandy and J.-B. Sallee (2015), Pathways of anthropogenic carbon subduction in the global ocean, GRL, 42, 6416–6423, doi:10.1002/2015GL065073, (pdf)
  • Keerthi, M. G., M. Lengaigne, K. Drushka, J. Vialard, C. de Boyer Montegut, S. Pous, M. Levy and P. M. Muraleedharan (2015), Intraseasonal variability of Mixed Layer Depth in the Tropical Indian Ocean, Climate Dynamics, in press (pdf)
  • Sallee, J.-B., Llort, J., A. Tagliabue and M. Levy (2015), Onset, Characterisation of distinct bloom phenology regimes in the Southern ocean, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72(6), 1985–1998, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv069 (pdf)
  • Llort, J., M. Levy, A. Tagliabue and J.-B. Sallee (2015), Onset, intensification and decline of phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72(6), 1971–1984. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv053, (pdf)
  • Levy, M. (2015), Exploration of the Critical Depth Hypothesis with a simple NPZ model, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72(6), 1916–1925, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv016 (pdf)
  • Mbaye, B. C., T. Brochier, V. Echevin, A. Lazar, M. Levy, E. Mason, A. Gaye and E. Machu (2015), Do Sardinella aurita spawning seasons match local retention patterns in senegalese-Mauritanian upwelling region, Fisheries Ocean, 24:1, 69–89 (pdf)
  • Cotte, C., F. d'Ovidio, A.-C. Dragon, C. Guinet and M. Levy (2015), Flexible preference of southern elephant seals for distinct mesoscale features within the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, Progress in Oceanography 131, 46-58 (pdf)
  • Gregoire, M., M. Levy, J. Marra, A. Borges, P, Brasseur (2015), The variability of primary production in the ocean: from the synoptic to the global scale: The 45th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics, Liege, Belgium, May 13-17, 2013, J. Mar. Syst. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.01.001 (pdf)
  • Ayata, S.-D., M. Levy, O. Aumont, L. Resplandy, A. Tagliabue, A. Sciandra and O. Bernard (2014), Phytoplankton plasticity drives large variability in carbon fixation efficiency, GRL, doi:10.1002/2014GL062249 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., O. Jahn, S. Dutkiewicz and M. J. Follows (2014), Phytoplankton diversity and community structure affected by oceanic dispersal and mesoscale turbulence, L&O-F&E, 4: 67-84, doi:10.1215/21573689-2768549 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., L. Resplandy and M. Lengaigne (2014), Oceanic mesoscale turbulence drives large biogeochemical interannual variability at mid and high latitudes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 2467-2474, doi:10.1002/2014GL059608. (pdf)
  • Tagliabue, A., J.-B. Sallee, A. R. Bowie, M. Levy, S. Swart and P. W. Boyd (2014), Surface-water iron supplies in the Southern Ocean sustained by deep winter mixing, Nature Geoscience, doi:10/1038/NGEO2101, Vol 7, 314-320 (pdf).
  • Echevin, V., A. Albert, M. Levy, M. Graco, O. Aumont, A. Pietri and G. Garric (2014), Intraseasonal variability of the nearshore productivity in the Northern Humboldt Current System: the role of coastal trapped waves, Cont. Shelf. Res., 73, 14-30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.11.015, (pdf)
  • Levy, M. and A.P. Martin (2013), The influence of mesoscale and submesoscale heterogeneity on ocean biogeochemical reactions, GBC, Vol 27, 1–12, doi:10.1002/2012GB004518 (pdf) (auxilary)
  • Levy, M., L. Bopp, P. Karleskind, L. Resplandy, C. Ethe and F. Pinsard (2013), Physical pathways for carbon transfers between the surface mixed-layer and the ocean interior, GBC, doi: 10.1002/gbc.20092, Vol 27, 1-12 (pdf) , (supplementary material)
  • Ayata, S.-D., M. Levy, O. Aumont, A. Sciandra, J. Sainte-Marie, A. Tagliabue and O. Bernard (2013), Phytoplankton growth formulation in marine ecosystem models: should we take into account photo-adaptation and variable stochiometry in oligotrophic areas? J. Marine Syst., 125, 29-40, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.12.010 (pdf)
  • Jouini, M., M. Levy, M. Crepon and S. Thiria (2013), Reconstruction of ocean color images under clouds with a neuronal classification method, Remote Sens. Env.,131, 232-246, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.11.025 (pdf)
  • De Monte, S., C. Cotte, F. d'Ovidio, M. Levy, M. Le Corre and H. Weimerskirch (2012), Fregatebirds behavior at the sub-mesoscale ocean-atmosphere interface, Royal Society Interface, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0509 (pdf), (supplementary material)
  • Resplandy, L, M. Levy, L. Bopp, V. Echevin S. Pous, V.V.S.S. Sarma and D. Kumar (2012), Controlling factors of the oxygen balance in the Arabian Sea's OMZ, Biogeosciences, 9, 5095-5109, doi:10.5194/bg-9-5095-2012 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., R. Ferrari, P.J.P. Franks, A. P. Martin and P. Riviere (2012), Bringing physics to life at the submesoscale, GRL frontier article, 39, L14602, doi:10.1029/2012GL052756 (pdf) (editor highlight)
  • Resplandy, L., A.P. Martin, F. Le Moigne, P. Martin, A. Aquilina, L. Memery, M. Levy, R. Sanders (2012), How does dynamical spatial variability impact 234Th-derived estimates of organic export, Deep-Sea Res. I, 68, 24-45 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., L. Resplandy, P. Klein, X. Capet and C. Ethe (2012), Grid degradation of submesoscale resolving ocean models: benefits for offline passive tracer transport, Ocean Modelling, vol 48, 1-9, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.02.004 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., M. Lengaigne, L. Bopp, E. M. Vincent, G. Madec, C. Ethe, D. Kumar and VVSS Sarma (2012), Contribution of Hurricanes to the air-sea CO2 flux: a global view, GBC, vol 26, doi:10.1029/2011GB004145 (pdf)
  • Levy, M., D. Iovino, L. Resplandy, P. Klein, A.-M. Treguier, G. Madec, S. Masson and K. Takahashi (2012), Large-scale impacts of submesoscale dynamics on phytoplankton : local and remote effects, Ocean Modelling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2011.12.003, vol 43-44, 77-93 (pdf)
  • Resplandy, L., M. Levy, G. Madec, S. Pous, O. Aumont and D. Kumar (2011), Contribution of mesoscale processes to nutrient budgets in the Arabian Sea, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 116, No. C11, C11007 (editor's highlight) (pdf)
  • Lehahn, Y., F. d'Ovidio, M. Lévy, Y. Amitai and E. Heifetz (2011), Long range transport of a quasi isolated chlorophyll patch by an Agulahs ring, GRL, vol 38, L16610, doi:10.1029/2011GL048588 (pdf)
  • Cotté, C., F. d'Ovidio, A. Chaigneau, M. Lévy, I. Taupier-Letage, B. Mate, and C. Guinet (2011), Scale-dependent interactions of Mediterranean whales with marine dynamics, Limnol. Ocean., 56(1), 219-232 (pdf)
  • Karleskind, P., M. Lévy and L. Memery (2011), Modifications of mode water properties by sub-mesoscales in a bio-physical model of the Northeast Atlantic, Ocean Modelling, 39, 47-60 (pdf)
  • Karleskind, P., M. Lévy and L. Memery, Subduction of carbon, oxygen and nitrogen in the Northeast Atlantic (2011), J. Geophys. Res., 116, C02025, doi:10.1029/2010JC006446 (pdf) (paper highlight in Nature Geoscience)
  • Mahadevan, A., A. Tagliabue, L. Bopp, A. Lenton, L. Mémery and M. Lévy (2011), Impact of episodic vertical fluxes on sea surface pCO2, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 369, 2009-2025, doi: 10.1098/rsta.2010.0340 (pdf)
  • Lathuilière, C., M. Lévy and V. Echevin (2011), Impact of eddy-driven vertical fluxes on phytoplankton abundance in the euphotic layer, J. Plankton Res. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbq131, 33, 5, 827-831 (pdf)(pdf)
  • d'Ovidio, F., S. De Monte, S. Alvain, Y. Dandonneau and M. Lévy (2010), Fluid dynamical niches of phytoplankton types, PNAS, doi/10.1073/pnas.1004620107 (pdf)
  • Albert, A., V. Echevin, M. Lévy and O. Aumont (2010), Impact of nearshore wind stress curl on coastal circulation and primary production in the Peru upwelling system, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C12033, doi:10.1029/2010JC006569 (pdf)
  • Lathuilière, C., V. Echevin, M. Lévy and G. Madec (2010), On the role of mesoscale circulation on an idealized coastal upwelling ecosystem, J. Geophys. Res., Vol 115, C09018, doi:10.1029/2009JC005827 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., P. Klein, A.-M. Tréguier, D. Iovino, G. Madec, S. Masson and K. Takahashi (2010), Modifications of gyre circulation by sub-mesoscale physics, Ocean Modelling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2010.04.001, 34, 1-15 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., D. Iovino, S. Masson, G. Madec, P. Klein, A.-M. Tréguier and K. Takahashi (2009), Remote impacts of sub-mesoscale dynamics on new production, Mercator Ocean Quaterly Newsletter #35, p13-19, (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., P. Klein, M. Ben Jelloul (2009), New production stimulated by high-frequency winds in a turbulent mesoscale eddy field, GRL, Vol. 36, No. 16, L16603 (pdf)
  • Reverdin, G., M. Lévy, P. Raimbault and D. Lefevre (2009), Nutrients in mode waters of the North-east Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res., 114,doi:10.1029/2009JC005546, (pdf)
  • Kone, V., O. Aumont, M. Levy and L. Resplandy, Physical and biogeochemical controls of the phytoplankton seasonal cycle in the Indian Ocean : a modeling study, (2009) in "Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability", Geophys. Monograph Series 185, doi:10.1029/2008GM000700, (pdf)
  • Resplandy, L., J. Vialard, M. Lévy, O. Aumont and Y. Dandonneau (2009), Intraseasonal biogeochemical response to MJO in the Tropical Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07024, doi:10.1029/2008JC005246. (pdf)
  • Kremeur, A.-S., M. Lévy, O. Aumont and G. Reverdin (2009), Impact of the subtropical mode water biogeochemical properties on primary production in the North Atlantic: new insights from an idealized model study, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07019, doi:10.1029/2008JC005161. (pdf) (auxilary material)
  • Resplandy, L., M. Lévy, F. d'Ovidio and L. Merlivat (2009), Impact of submesoscale variability in estimating the air-sea CO2 exchange: Results from a model study of the POMME experiment, Glob. Biogeo. Cyc., 23, GB1017, doi:10.1029/2008GB003239, (pdf)
  • Ourmière,Y., P. Brasseur, M. Lévy, J.-M. Brankart and J. Verron (2008), On the key role of nutrient data to constrain a coupled physical-biogeochemical assimilative model of the North Atlantic Ocean, J. Mar. Syst. (pdf)
  • Lathuillière, C., V. Echevin and M. Lévy (2008), Seasonal and intraseasonal surface chlorophyll-a variability along the northwest African coast, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C05007, doi:10.1029/2007JC004433 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M. (2008). The modulation of biological production by oceanic mesoscal turbulence, Lect. Notes Phys., 744, 219-261, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-75215-8_9, Transport in Geophysical flow: Ten years after, J. B. Weiss and A. Provenzale (Eds), Springler (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., D. Shankar, J.-M. André, S. S. C. Shenoi, F. Durand, and C. de Boyer Montégut (2007). Basin-wide seasonal evolution of the Indian Ocean's phytoplankton blooms, , J. Geophys. Res. 112, C12014, doi:10.1029/2007JC004090 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M. and L. Bopp (2007). Turbulences dans l'ocean, La Recherche, decembre 2007 (pdf)
  • Lehahn, Y., F. d'Ovidio, M. Lévy and E. Heitzel (2007). Stirring of the Northeast Atlantic spring bloom: a lagrangian analysis based on multi-satellite data, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C08005, doi:10.1029/2006JC003927 (pdf)
  • S. Masson, M. -A. Foujols, P. Klein, G. Madec, L. Hua, M. Levy, H. Sasaki, K. Takahashi and F. Svensson (2007): OPA9 French Experiments on the Earth Simulator and Teraflop Workbench Tunings, High Performance Computing on Vector Systems 2007, p 25-34, Springer, doi : 10.1007/978-3-540-74384-2
  • Paci, A., G. Caniaux, H. Giordani, M. Lévy, L. Prieur and G. Reverdin (2007). A high resolution simulation of the ocean during the POMME experiment. Mesoscale variability and near surface processes, J. Geophys. Res., Vol.112,C04007, doi:10.1029/2005JC003389 (pdf).
  • Lévy, M., J.-M. André, D. Shankar, F. Durand, S. S. Shenoi (2006). A quantitative method for describing the seasonal cycles of surface chlorophyll in the Indian Ocean, Proc. SPIE Vol. 6406, 640611, Remote Sensing of the Marine Environment; R. J. Frouin, V. K. Agarwal, H. Kawamura, S. Nayak, D. Pan; Eds. (pdf)
  • Lévy, M. (2005). Oceanography: Nutrients in remote mode, Nature, Vol. 437, 628-631 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., M. Gavart, L. Mémery, G. Caniaux, and A. Paci (2005). A 4D-mesoscale map of the spring bloom in the northeast Atlantic(POMME experiment): results of a prognostic model, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 110, No. C7, C07S21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2004JC002588 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., Y. Lehahn, J.-M. André, L. Mémery, H. Loisel, and E. Heifetz (2005). Production regimes in the Northeast Atlantic : a study based on SeaZiFS chlorophyll and OGCM mixed-layer depth, J. Geophys. Res., Vol.110,No.C7,C07S10, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002771 (pdf)
  • Paci, A., G. Caniaux, M. Gavart, H. Giordani, M. Lévy, L. Prieur and G. Reverdin (2005). A high resolution simulation of the ocean during the POMME experiment. Part 1 : simulation results and comparison with observations, J. Geophys. Res., 110, C7, C07S09 10.1029/2004JC002712 (pdf)
  • Faugeras, B., Bernard, O., Sciandra, A. and M. Lévy (2004). A mechanistic and data assimilation approach to estimate the carbon/chlorophyll and carbon/nitrogen ratios in a coupled hydrodynamical-biological model, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 11, 515-533, ID: 1607-7946/npg/2004-11-515 (pdf)
  • Mahadevan, A, Lévy, M. and L. Mémery (2004). Mesoscale variability of sea surface PCO2: What does it respond to ? Glob. Biogeoch. Cyc., Vol. 18, No. 1, GB1017 10.1029/2003GB002102 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M. and P. Klein (2004) Does the low frequency variability of mesoscale dynamics explain a part of the phytoplankton and zooplankton spectral variability ? Proc. Royal Soc. Lon, vol 460, Issue 2046, pp 1673-1683, DOI : 10.1098/rspa.2003.1219 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M (2003) Mesoscale variability of phytoplankton and of new production : Impact of the large scale nutrient distribution, J. Geophys. Res. , Vol 108, C11, 3358 10.1029/2002JC001577 (pdf)
  • Faugeras, B., Lévy, M., Mémery, L., Verron, J., Blum, J. and I. Charpentier (2003). Can biogeochemical fluxes be recovered from nitrate and chlorophyll data ? a case study assimilating data in the Northwestern Mediterranean sea at the JGOFS-DYFAMED station, J. Mar. Sys., vol 40-41, 99-125 (pdf).
  • Mémery, L., Lévy, M, Verant, S and L. Merlivat (2002). The relevant time scales in estimating the air-sea CO2 exchange in a mid-latitude region, Deep-Sea Res. II, 49, 2067-2092, doi:10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00028-0(pdf)
  • Lévy, M, Klein, P. and A.-M. Treguier (2001). Impacts of sub-mesoscale physics on phytoplankton production and subduction, J. Mar. Res., 59,535-565 doi: 10.1357/002224001762842181 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., Estubier, A, and G. Madec (2001). Choice of an advection scheme for biogeochemical models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 3725-3728 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., Mémery, L., and G. Madec (2000). Combined effects of mesoscale process es and atmospheric high-frequency variability on the spring bloom in the MEDOC area, Deep-Sea Res, 47, 27-53, doi:10.1016/S0967-0637(99)00051-5 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., Visbeck, M. and N. Naik (1999). Sensitivity of primary production to different eddy parameterizations : a case study of the spring bloom development in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea, J. Mar. Res.,57, 427-448 (pdf).
  • Lévy, M., Mémery, L., and G. Madec (1999). The onset of the spring bloom in the MEDOC area : mesoscale spatial variability, Deep-Sea Res, 46, 1137-1160. doi:10.1016/S0967-0637(98)00105-8 (pdf)
  • Lévy, M., Mémery, L., and G. Madec (1998). The onset of a bloom after deep winter convection in the North Western Mediterranean Sea: mesoscale process study with a primitive equation model, J. Mar. Syst., 16, 7-21(pdf)
  • Lévy, M. , Mémery, L., and J.-M. André (1998). Simulation of primary production and export fluxes in the NW Mediterranean Sea, J. Mar. Res., 56, 197-238 (pdf).

Habilitation à diriger des Recherches

  • Lévy, M. (2006) Modulation de la production biologique par la turbulence océanique de mésoéchelle, Habilitation à diriger des Recherches, Univ. Paris 6, soutenue le 6 juin 2006 (pdf)

Scientific reports

  • Madec G., M. Levy and K. Takahashi (2007): Activities between CNRS and ESC under MOU. Annual report of the Earth Simulator center, April 2004- March 2005. (pdf)
  • Monfray, P. et al. (2006). Bionuts: vers l'integration de modèles biologiques dans MERCATOR, Projection MERCATOR (pdf)

Technical notes

  • Lévy, M, A-S Kremeur and L. Mémery (2005) Decription of the LOBSTER biogeochemical model implemented in OPA8 (pdf)
  • Foujols, M.-A., M. Lévy, O. Aumont and G. Madec (2000). OPA TRACER model reference manual, Note technique du Pole de modelisation (pdf)
  • Estublier, A. and M. Lévy (2000). Quel schema numerique pour le transport d'organismes biologiques par la circulation oceanique, Note technique du Pole de modelisation (pdf)
  • Bonnet-Terras, F., F. Foujols and M. Lévy (2000). Utilisation du logiciel CADNA pour le code OPA-TRC-NNPZDDOM, Note technique du Pole de modelisation (pdf)

PhD Thesis dissertation

  • Lévy, M (1996) Modelisation des processus biogeochimiques en Mediterranée Nord-Occidentale. Cycle saisonnier et Variabilité mesoéchelle. PhD, university Paris VI.