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Dobricic, S., and N. Pinardi, 2008: An oceanographic three-dimensional variational data assimilation scheme, Ocean Modelling, 22, 89-105.

Storto, A., S. Dobricic, S. Masina, and P. Di Pietro, 2011: Assimilating along-track altimetric observations through local hydrostatic adjustments in a global ocean reanalysis system. Mon. Wea. Rev. 139, 738-754. [Link]

Storto, A., I. Russo and S. Masina, 2012: Interannual response of Global Ocean hindcasts to a satellite-based correction of precipitation fluxes. Ocean Science Discussions 9, 611-648.

Storto, A., Masina, S. and Dobricic, S. (2013), Ensemble spread-based assessment of observation impact: application to a global ocean analysis system. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 139: 1842-1862. Doi: 10.1002/qj.2071

Storto, A., Masina, S. and Dobricic, S. (2014), Estimation and Impact of Non-Uniform Horizontal Correlation Length-Scales for Global Ocean Physical Analyses. Journal of Atmospheric ad Ocean Technology. 31, 2330-2349. Link

Farina, R., Dobricic, S., Storto, A., Masina, S., Cuomo, S. (2015), A revised scheme to compute horizontal covariances in an oceanographic 3D-VAR assimilation system, Journal of Computational Physics, Volume 284, 1 March 2015, Pages 631-647. Link

Storto, A., S. Masina, A. Navarra (2015), Evaluation of the CMCC eddy-permitting global ocean physical reanalysis system (C-GLORS, 1982-2012) and its assimilation components. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. Link.

Storto, A., Masina, S. (2016) Objectively estimating the temporal evolution of accuracy and skill in a global ocean reanalysis. Meteorological Applications, Accepted, In press.

Storto, A., Masina, S. (2016) C-GLORSv5: an improved multi-purpose global ocean eddy-permitting physical reanalysis, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., doi:10.5194/essd-2016-38, 2016 (in review for Earth Syst. Sci. Data). Link.

Yang, C., Masina, S., Storto, A. (2016), Historical ocean reanalyses (1900-2010) using different data assimilation strategies, Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc, In press, Link.

Storto, A. (2016), Variational quality control of hydrographic profile data with non-Gaussian errors for global ocean variational data assimilation systems, Ocean Modelling, Volume 104, August 2016, Pages 226-241, Link.


Ferry, N. et al., 2012: NEMO: The modeling engine of global ocean reanalyses, Mercator Ocean Quarterly Newsletter, 46, 46-59.

Bellucci A. , S. Gualdi S. Masina A. Storto E. Scoccimarro C. Cagnazzo P. Fogli E. Manzini A. Navarra, 2013: Decadal climate predictions with a coupled OAGCM initialized with oceanic reanalyses, Climate Dynamics 40, 1483-1497.

Yang, C., A. Storto, S. Masina, B. Giese, 2013: Pacific Sub-tropical Cells Variability in CMCC Ocean reanalysis and SODA 2.2.6 from 1979 to 2009, 6th WMO Symposium on Data Assimilation, University of Maryland, MD, USA, 7-11 Oct 2013.

Mari, L., P. Melia, M. Gatto, A. Storto, M. Vichi, S. Masina, R. Casagrandi, 2013: Larval connectivity in the Central Pacific Ocean: lagrangian simulations in the Northern Line Islands, SISC First Annual Conference. Climate change and its implications on ecosystem and society, Lecce, 23-24 September 2013.

Clivar Exchanges 64, February 2014, Special Issue: Ongoing Efforts on Ocean Reanalyses Intercomparison.

Cessi, P., N. Pinardi, V. Lyubartsev, 2014: Energetics of Semienclosed Basins with Two-Layer Flows at the Strait. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 967-979.

Balmaseda, M., Hernandez, F., Storto, A. Palmer, M., Alves, O. et al., 2015: The Ocean Reanalyses Intercomparison Project (ORA-IP), Journal of Operational Oceanography, 8.

Ezer, T., 2015: Detecting changes in the transport of the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic overturning circulation from coastal sea level data: The extreme decline in 2009-2010 and estimated variations for 1935-2012, Global and Planetray Change, 129, 23-36.

Storto, A. et al., 2015: Steric sea level variability (1993-2010) in an ensemble of ocean reanalyses and objective analyses, Climate Dynamics, In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2554-9

Yang, C., Masina, S., Bellucci, A., and Storto, A.: The Rapid Warming of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Mid-1990s in an Eddy-Permitting Ocean Reanalysis (1982-2013), J. Climate, 29, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0438.1, 2016.

Jia, W., et al. (2016) : A quality control procedure for climatological studies using Argo data in the North Pacific Western Boundary Current region, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, DOI:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0140.1

Stephens, G.L., Hakuba, M.Z., Hawcroft, M. et al. (2016): The Curious Nature of the Hemispheric Symmetry of the Earth's Water and Energy Balances, Curr Clim Change Rep (2016), doi:10.1007/s40641-016-0043-9

Masina, S., Storto, A., Ferry, N., Valdivieso, M., Haines, K., Balmaseda, M., Zuo, H., Drevillon, M., and Parent, L. (2015): An ensemble of eddy-permitting global ocean reanalyses from the MyOcean project, Clim. Dyn., In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2728-5.

Chevallier, M., G. C. Smith, F. Dupont, J.-F. Lemieux, et al. (2015), Intercomparison of the Arctic sea ice cover in global ocean-sea ice reanalyses from the ORA-IP project, Clim. Dyn, In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-2985-y

Palmer, et al. (2015), Ocean heat content variability and change in an ensemble of ocean reanalyses, Clim. Dynam., In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2801-0

Shi, L., O. Alves, R. Wedd, M. A. Balmaseda, Y. Chang, G. Chepurin, N. Ferry, Y. Fujii, F. Gaillard, S. A. Good, S. Guinehut, K. Haines, F. Hernandez, T. Lee, M. Palmer, K. A. Peterson, S. Masuda, A. Storto, T. Toyoda, M. Valdivieso, G. Vernieres, X. Wang, Y. Yin (2015), An assessment of upper ocean salinity content from the Ocean Reanalyses Inter-comparison Project (ORA-IP), Clim. Dynam., In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2868-7.

Toyoda, T., and co-authors. 2015. Intercomparison and validation of the mixed layer depth fields of global ocean syntheses/reanalyses. Clim. Dyn., In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2637-7.

Toyoda, T., and co-authors. 2015. Interannual-decadal variability of wintertime mixed layer depths in the North Pacific detected by an ensemble of ocean syntheses. Clim Dyn (2015). doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2762-3.

Valdivieso, M., K. Haines, M. Balmaseda, et al. (2015), An assessment of air-sea heat fluxes from ocean and coupled reanalyses, Climate Dynamics, In press, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2843-3.

Mayer, M., L. Haimberger, M. Pietschnig, and A. Storto (2016), Facets of Arctic energy accumulation based on observations and reanalyses 2000-2015, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070557.

Zhang, M., H. von Storch (2017), Toward downscaling oceanic hydrodynamics - suitability of a high-resolution OGCM for describing regional ocean variability in the South China Sea, Oceanologia, doi:10.1016/j.oceano.2017.01.001

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