*indicates work by a student or post-doc I have supervised


* Liao, E., Resplandy, L., Liu, J. Bowman, K., (2020). Amplification of the ocean carbon sink during El Niños: role of poleward Ekman transport and influence on atmospheric CO2.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi: 10.1029/2020GB006574


McGillicuddy, D.J., 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: The Sea, 77, 247-258.

Resplandy, L., Keeling, R. F., Eddebbar, Y., Brooks, M., Wang, R., Bopp, L., Long, M.C., Dunne, J.P., Koeve, W., Oschlies, A. (2019). Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition. Scientific  Reports 9, 1-10. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-56490-z

Bushinsky, S. M., Landschützer, P., Rödenbeck, C., Gray, A. R., Baker, D., Mazloff, M. R., Resplandy, L., Johnson, S. K., and J. L. Sarmiento (2019).  Reassessing Southern Ocean air-sea CO2 flux estimates with the addition of biogeochemical float observations.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 1370-1388.  doi: 10.1029/2019GB006176

Liu, Xiao, J. P. Dunne, C. A. Stock, M. J. Harrison, A. Adcroft, Resplandy, L. (2019) Simulating Water Residence Time in the Coastal Ocean: A Global Perspective. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1029/2019GL085097

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

* Busecke, J.J.M., Resplandy, L., Dunne, J.P., (2019). The Equatorial Undercurrent and the Oxygen Minimum Zone in the Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1029/2019GL082692

Suntharalingam, P., L. M. Zamora, H. W. Bange, S. Bikkina, E. Buitenhuis, M. Kanakidou, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Landolfi, Resplandy, L., M. M. Sarin, S. Seitzinger, A. Singh. (2019). Anthropogenic nitrogen inputs and impacets on oceanic N2O fluxes in the northern Indian Ocean: The need for an integrated observation and modelling approach. Deep-Sea Research Part II, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.03.007

Friedlingstein, P., Jones, M.W., O’Sullivan, M., Andrew, R.M., Hauck, J., Peters, G.P., Peters, W., Pongratz, J., Sitch, S., Quéré, C.L., Bakker, D.C.E., Canadell, J.G., Ciais, P., Jackson, R.B., Anthoni, P., Barbero, L., Bastos, A., Bastrikov, V., Becker, M., Bopp, L., Buitenhuis, E., Chandra, N., Chevallier, F., Chini, L.P., Currie, K.I., Feely, R.A., Gehlen, M., Gilfillan, D., Gkritzalis, T., Goll, D.S., Gruber, N., Gutekunst, S., Harris, I., Haverd, V., Houghton, R.A., Hurtt, G., Ilyina, T., Jain, A.K., Joetzjer, E., Kaplan, J.O., Kato, E., Klein Goldewijk, K., Korsbakken, J.I., Landschützer, P., Lauvset, S.K., Lefèvre, N., Lenton, A., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D., Marland, G., McGuire, P.C., Melton, J.R., Metzl, N., Munro, D.R., Nabel, J.E.M.S., Nakaoka, S.-I., Neill, C., Omar, A.M., Ono, T., Peregon, A., Pierrot, D., Poulter, B., Rehder, G., Resplandy, L., Robertson, E., Rödenbeck, C., Séférian, R., Schwinger, J., Smith, N., Tans, P.P., Tian, H., Tilbrook, B., Tubiello, F.N., Werf, G.R. van der, Wiltshire, A.J., Zaehle, S., 2019. Global Carbon Budget 2019. Earth System Science Data 11, 1783–1838. doi: 10.5194/essd-11-1783-2019


Le Quéré, C.L.,Andrew, R.M., Friedlingstein, P., Sitch, S., Hauck, J., Pongratz, J., Pickers, P.A., Korsbakken, J.I., Peters, G.P., Canadell, J.G., Arneth, A., Arora, V.K., Barbero, L., Bastos, A., Bopp, L., Chevallier, F., Chini, L.P., Ciais, P., Doney, S.C., Gkritzalis, T., Goll, D.S., Harris, I., Haverd, V., Hoffman, F.M., Hoppema, M., Houghton, R.A., Hurtt, G., Ilyina, T., Jain, A.K., Johannessen, T., Jones, C.D., Kato, E., Keeling, R.F., Goldewijk, K.K., Landschützer, P., Lefèvre, N., Lienert, S., Liu, Z., Lombardozzi, D., Metzl, N., Munro, D.R., Nabel, J.E.M.S., Nakaoka, S., Neill, C., Olsen, A., Ono, T., Patra, P., Peregon, A., Peters, W., Peylin, P., Pfeil, B., Pierrot, D., Poulter, B., Rehder, G., Resplandy, L., Robertson, E., Rocher, M., Rödenbeck, C., Schuster, U., Schwinger, J., Séférian, R., Skjelvan, I., Steinhoff, T., Sutton, A., Tans, P.P., Tian, H., Tilbrook, B., Tubiello, F.N., Laan-Luijkx, I.T. van der, Werf, G.R. van der, Viovy, N., Walker, A.P., Wiltshire, A.J., Wright, R., Zaehle, S., Zheng, B., (2018). Global Carbon Budget 2018. Earth System Science Data 10, 2141–2194. doi: 10.5194/essd-2141-2018.

Resplandy, L., Keeling, R.F., Rödenbeck, C., Stephens, B.B., Khatiwala, S., Rodgers, K.B., Long, M.C., Bopp, L., Tans, P.P., (2018) Revision of global carbon fluxes based on a reassessment of oceanic and riverine carbon transport. Nature Geoscience 1. doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0151-3   (pdf)
Highlighted in: Lenton, Andrew. “Constraining Ocean Transport.” Nature Geoscience, June 11, 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0165-x.

Resplandy, L. (2018). Will ocean zones with low oxygen levels expand or shrink? Nature. doi: 10.10/38/d41586-018-05034-y. (pdf)


Le Gland, G., Mémery, L., Aumont, O., Resplandy, L., (2017). Improving the inverse modeling of a trace isotope: how precisely can radium-228 fluxes toward the ocean and submarine groundwater discharge be estimated? Biogeosciences 14, 3171–3189. doi: 10.5194/bg-14-3171-2017

Williams, R.G., Roussenov, V., Goodwin, P., Resplandy, L., Bopp, L., (2017). Sensitivity of global warming to carbon emissions: effects of heat and carbon uptake in a suite of Earth system models. J. Climate. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0468.1. (pdf)

L. Bopp, L. Resplandy, A. Untersee, P. Le Mezo and M. Kageyama (2017): Ocean (de)oxygenation from the Last Glacial Maximum to the 21st century: insights from Earth System Models. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 375, 20160323. doi:10.1098/rsta.2016.0323. (pdf)

Keeling, R.F., Graven, H.D., Welp, L.R., Resplandy, L., Bi, J., Piper, S.C., Sun, Y., Bollenbacher, A., Meijer, H.A.J., (2017). Atmospheric evidence for a global secular increase in carbon isotopic discrimination of land photosynthesis. PNAS. 201619240. doi:10.1073/pnas.1619240114. (pdf)

Eddebbar, Y. A., M. C. Long, L. Resplandy, C. Rödenbeck, K. B. Rodgers, M. Manizza, and R. F. Keeling (2017), Impacts of ENSO on air-sea oxygen exchange: observations and mechanisms, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 31, doi:10.1002/2017GB005630. (pdf)

Zhai, P., Rodgers, K.B., Griffies, S.M., Slater, R.D., Iudicone, D., Sarmiento, J.L. and Resplandy, L., (2017)., Mechanistic Drivers of Reemergence of Anthropogenic Carbon in the Equatorial Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett. 2017GL073758. doi:10.1002/2017GL073758. (pdf)

Vallivattathillam, P., Iyyappan, S., Lengaigne, M., Ethé, C., Vialard, J., Levy, M., Suresh, N., Aumont, O., Resplandy, L., Naik, H., and Naqvi, W. (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)


Resplandy L., R. Keeling, B. B. Stephens, J. D. Bent, A. Jacobson, C. Rödenbeck, S. Khatiwala (2016). Constraints on oceanic meridional heat transport from combined measurements of oxygen and carbon. Climate Dynamics. doi:10.​1007/​s00382-016-3029-3. (pdf) (Erratum: Climate Dynamics. 1-1.  doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3839-y).

Bourgeois, T., Orr, J. C., Resplandy, L., Ethé, C., Gehlen, M., and Bopp, L. (2016): Coastal-ocean uptake of anthropogenic carbon, Biogeosciences, doi:10.5194/bg-13-4167-2016. (pdf)

Séférian, R., Gehlen, M., Bopp, L., Resplandy, L., Orr, J. C., Marti, O., Dunne, J. P., Christian, J. R., Doney, S. C., Ilyina, T., Lindsay, K., Halloran, P. R., Heinze, C., Segschneider, J., Tjiputra, J., Aumont, O., and Romanou, A. (2016): Inconsistent strategies to spin up models in CMIP5: implications for ocean biogeochemical model performance assessment, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1827-1851, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1827-2016. (pdf)

Nevison, C. D., M. Manizza, R. F. Keeling, B. B. Stephens, J. D. Bent, J. Dunne, T. Ilyina, M. Long, L. Resplandy, J. Tjiputra, et al. (2016), Evaluating CMIP5 ocean biogeochemistry and Southern Ocean carbon uptake using atmospheric potential oxygen: Present-day performance and future projection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2077–2085, doi:10.1002/2015GL067584. (pdf)


A. F. Ríos, L. Resplandy, M. I. García-Ibañez, N. M. Fajar, A. Velo, X. A. Padin, R. Wanninkhof, R. Steinfeldt, G Roson and F. F. Pérez (2015). Decadal acidification in the water masses of the Atlantic Ocean. PNAS. doi:10.1073/pnas.1504613112. (pdf)

Bopp, L., M. Lévy, L. Resplandy and J-B. Sallée (2015). Pathways of anthropogenic carbon subduction in the global ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL065073. (pdf)

Resplandy, L., Séférian, R. and L. Bopp (2015). Natural variability of CO2 and O2 fluxes: what can we learn from centuries-long climate models simulations? J. Geophys. Res, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JC010463. (pdf)


Resplandy, L., Boutin J. and Merlivat L. (2014). Observed small spatial scale and seasonal variability of the CO2-system in the Southern Ocean. Biogeosciences, 11, 75-90, doi:10.5194/bg-11-75-2014. (pdf)

Ayata, S.-D., M. Lévy, O. Aumont, L. Resplandy, A. Tagliabue, A. Sciandra, and O. Bernard (2014), Phytoplankton plasticity drives large variability in carbon fixation efficiency, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41,8994–9000, doi:10.1002/2014GL062249. (pdf)

Lévy, M., L. Resplandy and M. Lengaigne (2014). Oceanic mesoscale turbulence drives large biogeochemical interannual variability at mid and high latitude. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 2467-2474, doi:10.1002/2014GL059608. (pdf)

Gehlen, M., Séférian, R., Jones, D. O. B., Roy, T., Roth, R., Barry, J., Bopp, L., Doney, S. C., Dunne, J. P., Heinze, C., Joos, F., Orr, J. C., Resplandy, L., Segschneider, J., and Tjiputra, J. (2014): Projected pH reductions by 2100 might put deep North Atlantic biodiversity at risk. Biogeosciences, 11, 6955-6967, doi:10.5194/bg-11-6955-2014. (pdf)


Resplandy, L., Bopp, L. and Orr, J., C. and Dunne, J., P. Role of Mode and Intermediate waters in ocean acidification : analysis of CMIP5 models (2013). Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/grl.50414. (pdf)

Bopp, L., Resplandy, L., Orr, J., C., Dunne, J., P., Gehlen, M., Halloran, P., Ilyina, T., R., S., Tjiputra, J. and Vichi, M. (2013) Multiple stressors of ocean ecosystems under global change : projections with CMIP5 models. Biogeosciences. 10, 6225-6245. doi:10.5194/bg-10-6225-2013. (pdf)

Lévy, 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. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1002/gbc.20092. (pdf)


Resplandy, L., Lévy, M., Bopp, L., Echevin, V., Pous, S., Sarma, V. V. S. S., and Kumar, D. (2012): Controlling factors of the OMZ in the Arabian Sea, Biogeosciences, 9, 5509-5550, doi:10.5194/bgd-9-5509-2012. (pdf)

Resplandy, L., A.P. Martin, F. Le Moigne, P. Martin, A. Aquilina, L. Mémery, M. Lévy, R. Sanders (2012), How does dynamical spatial variability impact 234Th-derived estimates of organic export?, Deep Sea Research Part I, 68, 24-45. doi.10.1016/j.dsr.2012.05.015 (pdf)

Lévy, M., L. Resplandy, P. Klein, X. Capet and C. Ethé (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)

Lévy, M., D. Iovino, L. Resplandy, P. Klein, A.-M. Tréguier, 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. Lévy, 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).

Resplandy, L., J. Vialard, M. Lévy, O. Aumont and Y. Dandonneau (2009), Seasonal and intraseasonal biogeochemical variability in the thermocline ridge of the southern tropical Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07024, doi:10.1029/2008JC005246. (pdf)

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)

Koné, 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)

Other publications:

Hood, R. et al. (2011). SIBER Science Plan and Implementation: Sustatined Indian Ocean biogeochemistry and ecosystem research. 83 pp. (pdf)

K. B. Rodgers, P. Zhai, D. Ludicone, O. Aumont, B. Carter, A. J. Fassbender, S. M. Griffies, Y. Plancherel, L. Resplandy, R. D. Slater, K. Toyama, 2017. Western boundary currents as conduits for the ejection of anthropogenic carbon from the thermocline.  US CLIVAR Variations, Fall 2017, Vol15, N0. 4.  (pdf)