• Roquet, F., Wunsch, C., 2022. The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and its Hypothetical Collapse. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography 74, 393–398. doi: 10.16993/tellusa.679
  • Roquet, F., Ferreira, D., Caneill, R., Schlesinger, D., Madec, G., 2022. Unique thermal expansion properties of water key to the formation of sea ice on Earth. Science Advances 8, eabq0793. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abq0793
  • McMahon, C.R., Roquet, F., et al., 2021. Animal Borne Ocean Sensors – AniBOS – An Essential Component of the Global Ocean Observing System. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, 1625. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.751840
  • de Lavergne, C., Madec, G., Roquet, F., Holmes, R. M., McDougall, T.J., 2017. Abyssal ocean overturning shaped by seafloor distribution. Nature 551, 181–186. doi: 10.1038/nature24472

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  • Caneill et al. 2023. Southern Ocean deep mixing band emerges from a competition between winter buoyancy loss and upper stratification strength. EGUsphere
  • Gouretski et al. 2023. Measurement biases in ocean temperature profiles from marine mammal data loggers. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology
  • Klocker et al., 2023. Deep-reaching global ocean overturning circulation generated by surface buoyancy forcing. Tellus
  • McDougall et al., 2023. A Thermodynamic Potential of Seawater in terms of Absolute Salinity, Conservative Temperature and in situ Pressure. EGUsphere
  • Narayanan et al. 2023. Weddell Gyre interaction with seamount enabled recent polynya formation. Sc Adv


  • Brisson-Curadeau, É., Scheffer, A., Trathan, P., Roquet, F., Cotté, C., Delord, K., Barbraud, C., Elliott, K., Bost, C.-A., 2023. Investigating two consecutive catastrophic breeding seasons in a large king penguin colony. Sci Rep 13, 12967. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-40123-7
  • Gülk, B., Roquet, F., Naveira Garabato, A.C., Narayanan, A., Rousset, C., Madec, G., 2023. Variability and Remote Controls of the Warm-Water Halo and Taylor Cap at Maud Rise. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 128, e2022JC019517. doi: 10.1029/2022JC019517   
  • Klocker A., Naveira Garabato A., Roquet F., de lavergne C., Rintoul S., 2022. Generation of the Southern Ocean pycnocline by sea ice-ocean interactions. JGR Oceans. doi: 10.1029/2022JC019113
  • Narayanan, A., Gille, S.T., Mazloff, M.R., du Plessis, M.D., Murali, K., Roquet, F., 2023. Zonal Distribution of Circumpolar Deep Water Transformation Rates and Its Relation to Heat Content on Antarctic Shelves. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 128, e2022JC019310. doi: 10.1029/2022JC019310
  • Sallee et al. 2023. Southern Ocean Carbon and Heat Impact on Climate. RSTA Philosophical Transactions A. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2022.0056


  • de Boer, A.M., Hutchinson, D.K., Roquet, F., Sime, L.C., Burls, N.J., Heuzé, C., 2022. The impact of Southern Ocean topographic barriers on the ocean circulation and the overlying atmosphere. Journal of Climate 1, 1–34. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0896.1
  • Caneill, R., Roquet, F., Madec, G., Nycander, J., 2022. The polar transition from alpha to beta regions set by a surface buoyancy flux inversion. Journal of Physical Oceanography 1. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-21-0295.1
  • McMahon, C.R., Roquet, F., 2022. Animal-Borne Ocean Sensors: A Decadal Vision Through New Eyes. Marine Technology Society Journal 56, 36–38. doi: 10.4031/MTSJ.56.3.2
  • Pauthenet, E., Bachelot, L., Balem, K., Maze, G., Tréguier, A.-M., Roquet, F., Fablet, R., Tandeo, P., 2022. Four-dimensional temperature, salinity and mixed layer depth in the Gulf Stream, reconstructed from remote sensing and in situ observations with neural networks. EGUsphere 1–33. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-25
  • Portela, E., Rintoul, S.R., Herraiz-Borreguero, L., Roquet, F., Bestley, S., van Wijk, E., Tamura, T., McMahon, C.R., Guinet, C., Harcourt, R., Hindell, M.A., 2022. Controls on Dense Shelf Water Formation in Four East Antarctic Polynyas. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 127, e2022JC018804. doi: 10.1029/2022JC018804
  • Roquet, F., Wunsch, C., 2022. The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and its Hypothetical Collapse. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography 74, 393–398. doi: 10.16993/tellusa.679
  • Roquet, F., Ferreira, D., Caneill, R., Schlesinger, D., Madec, G., 2022. Unique thermal expansion properties of water key to the formation of sea ice on Earth. Science Advances 8, eabq0793. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abq0793


  • Bosi, S., Broström, G., Roquet, F., 2021. The Role of Stokes Drift in the Dispersal of North Atlantic Surface Marine Debris. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, 1137. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.697430
  • Kolbe, M.K., Roquet, F., Pauthenet, E., Nerini, D., 2021. Impact of Thermohaline Variability on Sea Level Changes in the Southern Ocean. J. Geoph. Research: Oceans. doi: 10.1029/2021JC017381
  • Labrousse, S., Ryan, S., Roquet, F., Baptiste, P., McMahon, C., Harcourt, R., Hindell, M., Goff, H., Lourenco, A., David, Y., Sallée, J., Charrassin, J.-B., 2021. Weddell seal behaviour during an exceptional oceanographic event in the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf in 2017. Antarctic Science 33, 1–13. doi: 10.1017/S0954102021000092
  • McMahon, C.R., Roquet, F., Baudel, S., Belbeoch, M., Bestley, S., Blight, C., Boehme, L., Carse, F., Costa, D.P., Fedak, M.A., Guinet, C., Harcourt, R., Heslop, E., Hindell, M.A., Hoenner, X., Holland, K., Holland, M., Jaine, F.R.A., Jeanniard du Dot, T., Jonsen, I., Keates, T.R., Kovacs, K.M., Labrousse, S., Lovell, P., Lydersen, C., March, D., Mazloff, M., McKinzie, M.K., Muelbert, M.M.C., O’Brien, K., Phillips, L., Portela, E., Pye, J., Rintoul, S., Sato, K., Sequeira, A.M.M., Simmons, S.E., Tsontos, V.M., Turpin, V., van Wijk, E., Vo, D., Wege, M., Whoriskey, F.G., Wilson, K., Woodward, B., 2021. Animal Borne Ocean Sensors – AniBOS – An Essential Component of the Global Ocean Observing System. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, 1625. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.751840
  • Portela, E., Rintoul, S.R., Bestley, S., Herraiz-Borreguero, L., van Wijk, E., McMahon, C.R., Roquet, F., Hindell, M., 2021. Seasonal Transformation and Spatial Variability of Water Masses Within MacKenzie Polynya, Prydz Bay. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 126, e2021JC017748.


  • de Lavergne, C., Vic, C., Madec, G., Roquet, F., Waterhouse, A. F., Whalen, C. B., Cuypers, Y., Bouruet-Aubertot, P., Ferron, B., and Hibiya, T., 2020. A parameterization of local and remote tidal mixing. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, doi: 10.1029/2020MS002065.
  • Scambos, T. A., Stammerjohn, S., Abrahamsen, E. P., Barreira, S., Bitz, C. M., Butler, A., Clem, K. R., Colwell, S., Coy, L., de Laat, J., du Plessis, M. D., Fogt, R. L., Fricker, H. A., Fyfe, J., Gardner, A. S., Gille, S. T., Gorte, T., Gregor, L., Hobbs, W., Johnson, B., Keenan, E., Keller, L. M., Kramarova, N. A., Lazzara, M. A., Lenaerts, J. T. M., Lieser, J. L., Liu, H., Long, C. S., Maclennan, M., Massom, R. A., Massonnet, F., Mazloff, M. R., Mikolajczyk, D., Narayanan, A., Nash, E. R., Newman, P. A., Petropavlovskikh, I., Pitts, M., Queste, B. Y., Reid, P., Roquet, F., Santee, M. L., Strahan, S., Swart, S., and Wang, L., 2020. {Antarctica and the Southern Ocean}. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101:S287-S320.


  • de Lavergne, C., Falahat, S., Madec, G., Roquet, F., Nycander, J., Vic, C., 2019. Toward global maps of internal tide energy sinks. Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.03.010.
  • Harcourt, R., Sequeira, A. M. M., Zhang, X., Roquet, F., Komatsu, K., et al., 2019Animal-Borne Telemetry: an integral component of the ocean observing toolkit . Frontiers Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00326
  • Siegelman, L., Roquet, F., Mensah, V., Rivière, P., Pauthenet, E., Picard, B., Guinet, C., 2019. Correction and accuracy of high- and low-resolution CTD data from animal-borne instruments. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technologies, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-18-0170.1
  • Pauthenet E., Roquet F., Madec G., Sallée, J.-B., Nerini D., 2019. The thermohaline modes of the global ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography,  doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0120.1
  • Piñones, A., Hofmann, E., Costa, D., Goetz, K., Burns, J., Roquet, F., Dinniman, M., Klinck, J.M., 2019. Hydrographic variability along the inner and mid-shelf region of the western Ross Sea obtained using instrumented seals. Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2019.01.003


  • Ferreira, D., Cessi, P., Coxall, H., de Boer, A., Dijkstra H. A., Drijfhout, S. S., Eldevik, T., Harnik, N., McManus, J. F., Marshall, D. P., Nilsson, J., Roquet, F., Schneider, T., Wills, R. C., 2018. Atlantic-Pacific asymmetry in deep water formation. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 46(1). doi: 10.1146/annurev-earth-082517-010045
  • Fransner, F., Gustafsson, E., Tedesco, L., Vichi, M., Hordoir, R., Roquet, F., Spilling, K., Kuznetsov, I., Eilola, K., Morth, C.-M., Humborg, C., Nycander, J., 2018. Non-Redfieldian dynamics explain seasonal pCO2 drawdown in the Gulf of Bothnia. Journal of Geophysical Researach: Oceans, 123. doi: 10.1002/ 2017JC013019
  • Labrousse, S., Williams, G. D., Tamura, T., Bestley, S., Sallee, J.-B., Fraser, A. D., Sumner, M., Roquet, F., Heerah, K., Guinet, C., Harcourt, R. G., McMahon C. R., Hindell, M. A., Charrassin, J.-B., 2018. Coastal polynyas: Winter oases for top predators in East Antarctica. Scientific reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21388-9
  • Mallett, H. K. W., Boehme, L., Fedak, M., Heywood, K. J., Stevens, D. P. and Roquet, F., 2018. Seasonal variation in the distribution and properties of Circumpolar Deep Water in the eastern Amundsen Sea, using seal-borne tags. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2018GL077430
  • Mensah, V., Roquet, F., Siegelman, L., Picard, B., Pauthenet, E., Guinet, C., 2018.  A correction methodology for the thermal mass induced-errors of CTD tags mounted on marine mammals. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technologies, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0141.1
  • Pauthenet, E., Roquet, F., Madec, G., Guinet, C., Hindell, M., McMahon, C.R., Harcourt, R., Nerini, D., 2018. Seasonal meandering of the Polar Front upstream of the Kerguelen Plateau. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2018GL079614


  • Chambault P., Roquet F., Benhamou S., Baudena A., Pauthenet E., deThoisy B., Bonola M., Dos Reis V., Brucker M., Le Maho Y., Chevallier D., Crasson R., 2017. The Gulf Stream frontal system: a key oceanographic feature in the selection of foraging habitats by the leatherback turtle? Deep-Sea Research Part I, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.03.003
  • de Lavergne, C., Madec, G., Roquet, F., Holmes, R. M., McDougall, T.J., 2017. Abyssal ocean overturning shaped by seafloor distribution. Nature 551, 181–186. doi: 10.1038/nature24472
  • Mazloff, M. R., J.-B. Sallée, V. V. Menezes, A. M. Macdonald, M. P. Meredith, L. Newman, V. Pellichero, F. Roquet, S. Swart, and A. Wåhlin, 2017. Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2016”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98 (8).
  • Takuya Nakanowatari, Kay Ohshima, Vigan Mensah, Yoko Mitani, Kaoru Hattori, Mari Kobayashi, Fabien Roquet, Yasunori Sakurai, Humio Mitsudera, Masaaki Wakatsuchi, 2017. Hydrographic observations by instrumented marine mammals in the Sea of Okhotsk. Polar Science,  doi: 10.1016/j.polar.2017.06.001
  • Pauthenet E., Roquet F., Madec G., Nerini D., 2017. A linear decomposition of the Southern Ocean thermohaline structure. Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0083.1
  • Pellichero V., Sallee J.-B., Schmidtko S., Roquet F., Charrassin J.-B., 2017. The ocean mixed-layer under Southern Ocean sea-ice: seasonal cycle and forcing. Journal of Geophysical Research (Ocean), doi: 10.1002/2016JC011970
  • Roquet F., Lindqvist R., Pollmann F., Ferreira D., Madec G., 2017. Stability of the thermohaline circulation examined with a one-dimensional fluid loop. Tellus A, 69:1380490, doi: 10.1080/16000870.2017.1380490.
  • Stewart K. D., Hogg A., Haine T., Roquet F., 2017. On Cabbeling and Thermobaricity in the Surface Mixed Layer. J. Phys. Oceanogr, 47:1775-1787. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-17-0025.1.


  • Chambault P., de Thoisy B., Heerah K., Conchon A., Barrioz S., Dos Reis V., Kelle L., Picard B., Roquet F., Le Maho Y., Chevallier D., 2016. The influence of oceanographic and biological features on sea turtles' foraging behavior in the horizontal and vertical dimensions: the case of olive ridley migrating from French Guiana. Progress in Oceanography. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2016.01.006
  • Hindell M. A., McMahon C. R., Bester M. N., Boehme L., Costa D., Fedak M. A., Guinet C., Herraiz-Borreguero L., Harcourt R. G., Huckstadt L., Kovacs K. M., Lydersen C., McIntyre T., Muelbert M., Patterson T., Roquet F., Williams G. and Charrassin J.-B, 2015. Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories. Ecosphere. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1213
  • Williams G., Herraiz-Borreguero L., Roquet F., Tamura T., Ohshima K., Fukamachi Y., Fraser A., Gao L., Chen H., McMahon C., Harcourt R., Hindell M., 2016. The suppression of Antarctic Bottom Water formation by melting ice shelves in Prydz Bay. Nature Communication. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12577
  • Zhang X., Thompson A., Mar Flexas M., Roquet F., Bornemann H., 2016. Circulation and melwater distribution in the Bellingshausen Sea: from shelf break to coast. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/2016GL068998


  • Nycander J., Hieronymus M., Roquet F., 2015. The nonlinear equation of state of sea water and the global water mass distribution. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/2015GL065525
  • Roquet F., Madec G., Brodeau L., Nycander J., 2015. Defining a simplified yet “realistic” equation of state for seawater. Journal of Physical Oceanography. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0080.1
  • Roquet F., Madec G., McDougall T. J. and Baker P., 2015. Accurate polynomial expressions for the density and specific volume of seawater using the TEOS-10 standard. Ocean modelling. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.04.002
  • Pollmann F., Roquet F. and Madec G., 2015. Effects of the asymmetry between surface and interior flow on the dynamics of a thermohaline loop. Journal of Physical Oceanography. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0022.1
  • Labrousse S., Vacquié-Garcia J.,  Heerah K., Guinet C., Sallee J.-B., Authier M., Picard B., Roquet F., Bailleul F., Hindell M., Charrassin J.-B., 2015. Winter habitat use of southern elephant seals in the sea ice. Progress in Oceanography. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.05.023


  • Falahat S., Nycander J., Roquet F. and Zarroug M., 2014. Global calculation of tidal energy conversion into vertical normal modes. J. Phys. Oceano., doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-14-0002.1
  • Falahat S., Nycander J., Roquet F., Thurnherr A. M. and Hibiya T., 2014. Comparison of calculated energy flux of internal tides with microstructure measurements. Tellus A, 66, doi: 10.3402/tellusa.v66.23240
  • Roquet F., Williams G., Hindell M. A., Harcourt R., McMahon C. R., Guinet C., Charrassin J.-B., Reverdin G., Boehme L., Lovell P. and Fedak M. A., 2014. A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals. Nature Scientific Data, 1:140028, doi: 10.1038/sdata.2014.28
  • Kitade, Y., Shimada, K., Tamura, T., Williams, G. D., Aoki, S., Fukamachi, Y., Roquet F., Hindell, M., Ushio, S., and Ohshima, K. I., 2014. Antarctic Bottom Water production from the Vincennes Bay Polynya, East Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters. 41, 2014GL059971. doi: 10.1002/2014GL059971


  • Roquet F., Wunsch C., Forget G., Heimbach P., Guinet C., Reverdin G., Charrassin J.-B., Bailleul F., Costa D. P., Huckstadt L. A., Goetz K. T., Kovacs K. M., Lydersen C., Biuw M., Nøst O. A., Bornemann H., Ploetz, J., Bester M. N., Mcintyre T., Muelbert M. C., Hindell M. A., McMahon C. R., Williams G., Harcourt R., Field I. C., Chafik L., Nicholls K. W., Boehme L., and Fedak M. A., 2013. Estimates of the Southern Ocean General Circulation Improved by Animal-Borne Instruments. Geoph. Res. Letts., 40:1-5. doi: 10.1002/2013GL058304
  • Roquet F., 2013. Dynamical Potential Energy: a new approach to Ocean Energetics. J. Phys. Oc., 43:457-476. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-098.1
  • Ohshima K. I., Fukamachi Y., Williams G. D., Nihashi S., Roquet F., Kitade Y., Tamura T., Hirano D., Herraiz-Borreguero L., Field I., Hindell M., Aoki S., and Wakatsuchi M., 2013. Antarctic Bottom Water production by intense sea-ice formation in the Cape Darnley Polynia. Nature Geoscience. 6:235-240. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1738


  • Roquet F., Wunsch C., and G. Madec, 2011. On the Patterns of Wind-Power Input to the Ocean Circulation. J. Phys. Oc., 41:2328-2342. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-024.1
  • Roquet F., Charrassin J.-B., Marchand S., Boehme L., Fedak M., Reverdin G., and Guinet C., 2011. Delayed-Mode Calibration of Hydrographic Data Obtained from Animal-Borne Satellite Relay Data Loggers, J. Atmosph. And Ocean. Tech., 28:787-801. doi: 10.1175/2010JTECHO801.1


  • Bailleul F., Authier M., Ducatez S., Roquet F., Charrassin J.-B., Cherel Y., and Guinet, C., 2010. Looking at the unseen: combining animal bio-logging and stable isotopes to reveal a shift in the ecological niche of a deep diving predator. Ecography, 33(4):709-719. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2009.06034.x


  • Roquet F., Park Y.-H., Guinet C., Bailleul F., and Charrassin J.-B., 2009. Observations of the Fawn Trough Current over the Kerguelen Plateau from instrumented elephant seals. Journal of Marine Systems, 78:377-393. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.11.017
  • Park Y.-H., Vivier F., Roquet F., and Kestenare E., 2009. Direct observations of the ACC transport across the Kerguelen Plateau. Geoph. Res. Letts., 36, L18603. doi: 10.1029/2009GL039617
  • Boehme L., Lovell P., Biuw M., Roquet F., Nicholson J., Thorpe S. E., Meredith M. P., and Fedak M., 2009. Technical Note: Animal-borne CTD-Satellite Relay Data Loggers for real-time oceanographic data collection. Ocean Sci., 5:685-695. doi: 10.5194/os-5-685-2009


  • Charrassin J.-B., Hindell M., Rintoul S. R., Roquet F.,  Sokolov S., Biuw M., Costa D., Boehme L., Lovell P., Coleman R., Timmermann R., Meijers A., Meredith M., Park Y.-H., Bailleul F., Goebel M., Tremblay Y., Bost C.-A., McMahon C. R., Field I. C., Fedak M. A., and Guinet C., 2008. Southern Ocean frontal structure and sea-ice formation rates revealed by elephant seals. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sc., 105:11634-11639. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0800790105
  • Park Y.-H., Roquet F., Durand I., and Fuda J.-L., 2008. Large scale circulation over and around the northern Kerguelen Plateau. Deep-Sea Res. II, 55:566-581. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.12.030


  • Bailleul F., Charrassin J.-B., Monestiez P., Roquet F., Biuw M., and Guinet C., 2007. Successful foraging zones of southern elephant seals from Kerguelen Islands in relation to oceanographic conditions. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B: Biological Sciences, 362:2169-2181. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2007.2109
  • Biuw M., Boehme L., Guinet C., Hindell M., Costa D., Charrassin J.-B., Roquet F.,  Bailleul F., Meredith M., Thorpe S., Tremblay Y., McDonald B., Park Y.-H., Rintoul S. R., Bindoff N., Goebel M., Crocker D., Lovell P., Nicholson J., Monks F., and Fedak M. A., 2007. Variations in behaviour and condition of a Southern Ocean top predator in relation to in situ oceanographic conditions. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 104:13705-13710. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0701121104


  • Park Y.-H, Roquet F., and Vivier F., 2004. Quasi-stationary ENSO wave signals versus the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave scenario. Geophys. Res. Letts., 31, L09315. doi: 10.1029/2004GL019806
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