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Abe O.E, Otero Villamide X., Paparini C., Radicella S.M., Nava B. (2017), Analysis of a grid ionospheric vertical delay and its bounding errors over West African sub-Saharan region, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Volume 154, February 2017, Pages 67-74, ISSN 1364-6826

Chaumillon E., Bertin X., Fortunato A.B., Bajo M., Schneider J-L., Dezileau L., Walsh J.P., Michelot A., Chauveau E., Créach A., Hénaff A., Sauzeau T., Waeles B., Gervais B., Jan G., Baumann J., Breilh J-F., Pedreros R. (2017), Storm-induced marine flooding: Lessons from a multidisciplinary approach, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 165, February 2017, Pages 151-184, ISSN 0012-8252

Zhang, S.-R., P. J. Erickson, Y. Zhang, W. Wang, C. Huang, A. J. Coster, J. M. Holt, J. F. Foster, M. Sulzer, and R. Kerr (2017), Observations of ion-neutral coupling ssociated with strong electrodynamic disturbances during the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day storm, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JA023307.


Arul Elango G., Sudha G.F (2016), Design of complete software GPS signal simulator with low complexity and precise multipath channel model, Journal of Electrical Systems and Information Technology, Volume 3, Issue 2, September 2016, Pages 161-180, ISSN 2314-7172,

Barrier, N., Petrenko, A.A. & Ourmières, Y. (2016), Strong intrusions of the Northern Mediterranean Current on the eastern Gulf of Lion: insights from in-situ observations and high resolution numerical modelling,Ocean Dynamics, 66: 313.

Birol F., Fuller N., Lyard F., Cancet M., Niño F., Delebecque C., Fleury S., Toublanc F.,Melet A., Saraceno, M., Léger F. (2016), Coastal applications from nadir altimetry: Example of the X-TRACK regional products, Advances in Space Research, Available online 18 November 2016, ISSN 0273-1177

Bonaduce, A., Pinardi, N., Oddo, P., Spada G., Larnicol G. (2016), Sea-level variability in the Mediterranean Sea from altimetry and tide gauges,Climate Dynamics, 47: 2851.

David, M., J. J. Sojka, R. W. Schunk, and A. J. Coster, Polar cap patches and the tongue of ionization: A survey of GPS TEC maps from 2009 to 2015, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2422–2428, doi:10.1002/2016GL068136.

DeMets D., Calais E., Merkouriev S.; Reconciling geodetic and geological estimates of recent plate motion across the Southwest Indian Ridge. Geophys J Int 2016; 208 (1): 118-133. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw386

Eugenia Bianchi, C., Pedro Oscar Mendoza, L., Isabel Fernández, L., Natali, M.P., Margarita Meza, A., Francisco Moirano, J. (2016) Multi-year GNSS monitoring of atmospheric IWV over Central and South America for climate studies, Annales Geophysicae, 34 (7), pp. 623-639.

Garcin M., Vende-Leclerc M., Maurizot P., Le Cozannet G., Robineau B., Nicolae-Lerma A. (2016), Lagoon islets as indicators of recent environmental changes in the South Pacific – the New Caledonian example, Continental Shelf Research, 122,120-140.

Huba, J. D., S. Sazykin, and A. Coster (2016), SAMI3-RCM simulation of the 17 March 2015 geomagnetic storm, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, oi:10.1002/2016JA023341.

Moreaux G., Lemoine F.G., Argus D.F, Santamaría-Gómez A., Willis P., Soudarin L., Gravelle M., Ferrage P.; Horizontal and vertical velocities derived from the IDS contribution to ITRF2014, and comparisons with geophysical models. Geophys J Int 2016; 207 (1): 209-227. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw265

Park, J., H. Kil, C. Stolle, H. Lühr, W. R. Coley, A. Coster, and Y.-S. Kwak (2016), Daytime midlatitude plasma depletions observed by Swarm: Top- side signatures of the rocket exhaust, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1802–1809, doi:10.1002/2016GL067810.

Parker A. and Ollier C. D. (2016), Coastal planning should be based on proven sea level data, Ocean & Coastal Management, 124, 1-9.

Pfeffer J. and Allemand P. (2016), The key role of vertical land motions in coastal sea level variations: A global synthesis of multisatellite altimetry, tide gauge data and GPS measurements,Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 439, 39-47.

Rebischung P., Altamimi Z., Ray J., Garayt B. (2016), The IGS contribution to ITRF2014, J. Geodesy, 90, 611-630.

Weil-Accardo, J., N. Feuillet, E. Jacques, P. Deschamps, F. Beauducel, G. Cabioch, P. Tapponnier, J.-M. Saurel, and J. Galetzka (2016), Two hundred thirty years of relative sea level changes due to climate and megathrust tectonics recorded in coral microatolls of Martinique (French West Indies), J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 2873–2903, doi:10.1002/2015JB012406.

Williams S.D.P., Woodworth P.L., Hunter J.R. (2016), Commentary on ‘Coastal planning should be based on proven sea level data’, J. Coastal Res., 320, 992-997.

Wöppelmann G., and Marcos M. (2016), Vertical land motion as a key to understanding sea level change and variability, Rev. Geophys., 54, 64–92.

Yang, S.-G., B.-C. Zhang, H.-X. Fang, Y. Kamide, C.-Y. Li, J.-M. Liu, S.-R. Zhang, R.-Y. Liu, Q.-H. Zhang, and H.-Q. Hu (2016), New evidence of dayside plasma ransportation over the polar cap to the prevailing dawn sector in the polar upper atmosphere for solar-maximum winter, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, 626–5638, doi:10.1002/2015JA022171.


Le Cozannet G., Raucoules D., Wöppelmann G., Garcin M., Da Sylva S., Meyssignac B., Gravelle M., Lavigne F. (2015), Vertical ground motion and historical sea-level records in Dakar (Senegal)], Environnmental Research Letters, Environmental Research Letters, 10, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084016.

Letetrel C., Karpytchev M., Bouin M-N., Marcos M., Santamaria-Gomez A., Wöppelmann G. (2015), Estimation of vertical land movement rates along the coasts of the Gulf of Mexico over the past decades, Continental Shelf Research, 111, 42-51.

Lin, H., K. R. Thompson, J. Huang, M. Véeronneau (2015), Tilt of mean sea level along the Pacific coasts of North America and Japan, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 6815–6828.

Santamaria-Gomez A., Watson C., Gravelle M., King M., Wöppelmann G., (2014), Levelling co-located GNSS and tide gauge stations using GNSS reflectometry. Journal of Geodesy 89, 241-258.

Woodworth P. L., M. Gravelle, M. Marcos, G. Wöppelmann, C. W. Hughes. (2015). The status of measurement of the Mediterranean mean dynamic topography by geodetic techniques. Journal of Geodesy, Journal of Geodesy, 89, 811-827.


Birol F., Delebecque C. (2014). Using high sampling rate (10/20 Hz) altimeter data for the observation of coastal surface currents: A case study over the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 129, 319-333.

Breilh J-F., Bertin X., Chaumillon E., Giloy N., Sauzeau T. (2014). How frequent is storm-induced flooding in the central part of the Bay of Biscay? Global and Planetary change, 122, 161-175.

Cid A., Castanedo S., Abascal A. J., Menéndez M., Medina R. (2014). A high resolution hindcast of the meteorological sea level component for Southern Europe: the GOS dataset. Climate Dynamics, 43, 2167-2184.

DeMets D., Márquez-Azúa B., Cabral-Cano E.; A new GPS velocity field for the Pacific Plate – Part 1: constraints on plate motion, intraplate deformation, and the viscosity of Pacific basin asthenosphere. Geophys J Int 2014; 199 (3): 1878-1899. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu341

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, and E. C. Klein (2014), A geodetic plate motion and Global Strain Rate Model, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, doi:10.1002/ 2014GC005407.

Palanisamy H., Cazenave A., Meyssignac B., Soudarin L., Wöppelmann G., Becker M. (2014). Regional sea level variability, total relative sea level rise and its impacts on islands and coastal zones of Indian Ocean over the last sixty years. Global and Planetary Change, 116, 54-67.

Parker A. (2014). Present contributions to sea level rise by thermal expansion and ice melting and implication on coastal management. Ocean & Coastal Management, 98, 202-211.

Parker A. (2014). Problems and reliability of the satellite altimeter based Global Mean Sea Level computation. Pattern Recognition in Physics, 2(2), 65-74.

Pugh D., P. Woodworth (2014). Sea-level science. Undertanding tides, surges, tsunamis and mean sea level change. Cambridge University Press.

Santamaria-Gomez A., Gravelle M., Wöppelmann G. (2014). Long-term vertical land motion from double-differenced tide gauge and satellite altimetry data. Journal of Geodesy, 88, 207-222.

Tamisiea M.E., C.W. Hughes, S.D.P. Williams, R.M. Bingley (2014). Sea level: measuring the bounding surfaces of the ocean. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 372, doi:10.1098/rsta.2013.0336.

Wöppelmann G., Marcos M., Coulomb A., Martin Miguez B., Bonnetain P., Boucher C., Gravelle M., Simon B., Tiphaneau P. (2014). Rescue of the historical sea level record of Marseille (France) from 1885 to 1988 and its extension back to 1849–1851. Journal of Geodesy, 88, 869-885.

Wöppelmann G., Marcos M., Santamaria-Gomez A., Martin Miguez B., Bouin M-N, Gravelle M. (2014). Evidence for a differential sea level rise between hemispheres over the twentieth century. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1639–1643.


André G., B. Martín Míguez, V. Ballu, L. Testut, G. Wöppelmann (2013). Measuring sea-level with GPS-equipped buoys: A multi-instruments experiment at Aix Island. International Hydrographic Review,10, 27-38.

Bertin X., E. Prouteau, C. Letetrel (2013). A significant increase in wave height in the North Atlantic Ocean over the 20th century. Global and Planetary Change, 106, 77-83.

Breilh J-F., E. Chaumillon, X. Bertin, M. Gravelle (2013). Assessment of static flood modeling techniques: application to contrasting marshes flooded during Xynthia (western France). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13, 1595-1612.

Dean R.G. & J.R. Houston (2013). Recent sea level trends and accelerations: Comparison of tide gauge and satellite results. Coastal Engineering, 75, 4-9.

Fadil A., Denys P., Tenzer R., Grenfell H. R., Willis P. (2013). New Zealand 20th century sea level rise: Resolving the vertical land motion using space geodetic and geological data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 6076-6091.

Feng G., S. Jin, T. Zhang (2013). Coastal sea level changes in Europe from GPS, tide gauge, satellite altimetry and GRACE, 1993-2011. Advances in Space Research, 51(6), 1019-1028.

Fund F., F. Perosanz, L. Testut, S. Loyer (2013). Integer Precise Point Positioning Technique for Sea Surface Observations Using a GPS Buoy. Advances in Space Research, 51(8), 1311-1322.

Gouriou T., B. Martin Miguez, G. Wöppelmann (2013). Reconstruction of a two-century long sea level record for the Pertuis d’Antioche (France). Continental Shelf Research, Vol. 61-62, 31-40.

Laiz I., Ferrer L., Plomaritis T. A., Charria G. (2013). Effect of river runoff on sea level from in-situ measurements and numerical models in the Bay of Biscay. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 106, 49-67.

Marcos M., B. Puyol, F.M. Calafat, G. Wöppelmann (2013). Sea level changes at Tenerife Island (NE Tropical Atlantic) since 1927. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 1-12.

Rasilla Alvarez D. F., Garcia-Codron J. C.(2013). Regional and local scale atmospheric forcing upon sea level along the coast of SW Europe. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.3646.

Raucoules D., G. Le Cozannet, G. Wöppelmann, M. de Michele, M. Gravelle, A. Daag, M. Marcos (2013). High nonlinear urban ground motion in Manila (Philippines) from 1993 to 2010 observed by DInSAR : implications for sea-level measurement. Remote Sensing of Environment, 139, 386-397.

Rudenko S., N. Schön, M. Uhlemann, Gendt (2013). Reprocessed height time series for GPS stations. Solid Earth, 4, 23-41.

Wahl, T., I. Haigh, P.L. Woodworth, F. Albrecht, D. Dillingh, J. Jensen, R.J. Nicholls, R. Weisse, G. Wöppelmann (2013). Observed mean sea level changes around the North Sea coastline from 1800 to present. Earth-Science Reviews, 124, 51-67.

Woodworth P.L., C.W. Hughes, R.J. Bingham, T. Gruber (2013). Towards worldwide height system unification using ocean information. Journal of Geodetic Science, 2(4), 302-318.

Wöppelmann G., G. Le Cozannet, M. de Michele, D. Raucoules, A. Cazenave, M. Garcin, S. Hanson, M. Marcos, A. Santamaria-Gomez, 2013. Is land subsidence increasing the exposure to sea level rise in Alexandria, Egypt? Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 2953-2957.


Becker M., B. Meyssignac, C. Letetrel, W. Llovel, A. Cazenave, T. Delcroix (2012). Sea level variations at tropical Pacific islands since 1950. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 80-81, 85-98.

Bertin X., N. Bruneau, J.F. Breilh, A.B. Fortunato, M. Karpytchev (2012). Importance of wave age and resonance in storm surges: the case Xynthia, Bay of Biscay. Ocean Modelling, 42, 16-30.

Dunne R.P., S. Barbosa, P.L. Woodworth (2012). Contemporary sea level in the Chagos Archipelago, central Indian Ocean. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 82-83, 25–37.

Brivois O., Idier D., Thiébot J., Castelle B., Le Cozannet G., Calvete D. On the use of linear stability model to characterize the morphological behaviour of a double bar ystem. Application to Truc Vert beach (France). Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 344, 277-287, 2012.

Houston J.R. & Dean R.G. (2012). Comparisons at tide-gauge locations of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment predictions with Global Positioning System measurements. Journal of Coastal Research, 28 (4), 739-744.

Leorri E., F. Fatela, S.L. Bradley, J. Moreno, A. Cearreta (2012). Late glacial and Holocene coastal evolution in the Minho estuary (N Portugal): Implications for understanding sea-level changes in Atlantic Iberia. The Holocene, doi: 10.1177/0959683612460786.

Martin Miguez B., L. Testut, G. Wöppelmann (2012). Performance of modern tide gauges: towards the mm accuracy. Scientia Marina, 76S1, 221-228. doi: 10.3989/scimar.03618.18A

Nahmani S., et al. (2012). Hydrological deformation induced by the West African Monsoon: Comparison of GPS, GRACE and loading models. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B05409, doi:10.1029/2011JB009102.

Suanez S., J.-M. Cariolet, R. Cancouët, F. Ardhuin, F. Delacourt (2012). Dune recovery after storm erosion on a high-energy beach: Vougot beach, Brittany (France). Geomorphology, Vol. 139-140, 16-33 doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.10.014.

Santamaría-Gómez A., M. Gravelle, X. Collilieux M. Guichard, B. Martín Míguez, P. Tiphaneau, G. Wöppelmann, (2012). Mitigating the effects of vertical land motion in tide gauge records using a state-of-the-art GPS velocity field. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 98-99, 6-17.

Woodworth P.L., P.R. Foden, D.S. Jones, J. Pugh, S.J. Holgate, A. Hibbert, D.L. Blackman, C.R. Bellingham, V.M. Roussenov, R.G. Williams (2012).Sea level changes at Ascension Island in the last half century. African Journal of Marine Science, 34(3), 443-452, doi:10.2989/1814232X.2012.689623.

Wöppelmann G. & M. Marcos (2012). Coastal sea level rise in southern Europe and the nonclimate contribution of vertical land motion. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C01007, doi:10.1029/2011JC007469.


Anselme B., Durand P., Thomas Y-F., Nicolae-Lerma A. Storm extreme levels and coastal flood hazards: A parametric approach on the French coast of Languedoc (district of Leucate). Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 343, 677-690, 2011.

Bailly du Bois P. Automatic calculation of bathymetry for coastal hydrodynamic models. Computers & Geosciences, 37, 1303-1310, 2011.

Becker M., B. Meyssignac, C. Letetrel, W. Llovel, A. Cazenave, T. Delcroix (2011). Sea level variations at tropical Pacific islands since 1950. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 80-81, pp. 85-98.

Chaumillon E., G. Wöppelmann, M. Karpytchev, X. Bertin (2011). Mesures et modélisations des évolutions du niveau marin, des vagues, des tempêtes et des évolutions des littoraux pour une gestion durable des littoraux. Vertigo, Hors-série 9, Juillet 2011.

Collilieux X. & G. Wöppelmann (2011). Global sea level rise and its relation to the terrestrial reference frame definition. Journal of Geodesy, 85, 9-22.

Le Cozannet G., A. Cazenave, M. Garcin, M. Becker, V. Donato, P. Rogel, D. Salas Y Mélia, P. Walker, G. Wöppelmann, M. Yates-Michelin (2011). L’élévation récente du niveau marin et l’érosion côtière : le cas d’îles océaniques du Pacifique. Géosciences La revue du BRGM pour une Terre durable, 14, 92-99.

Maraldi, C., F. Lyard, L. Testut, R. Coleman (2011). Energetics of internal tides around the Kerguelen Plateau from modeling and altimetry. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C06004, doi:10.1029/2010JC006515.

Marcos, M., B. Puyol, G. Wöppelmann, C. Herrero, M. J. García-Fernández (2011). The long sea level record at Cadiz (southern Spain) from 1880 to 2009 Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C12003, doi:10.1029/2011JC007558.

Bernardara P., Andreewsky, Benoit M. Application of regional frequency analysis to the estimation of extreme storm surges. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C02008, doi:10.1029/2010JC006229, 2011.

Suanez S., B. Fichaut, R. Magne, F. Ardhuin, D. Corman, P. Stéphan, J.-M. Cariolet (2011). Changements morphologiques et bilan sédimentaire des formes fuyantes en queue de comète de l’archipel de Molène (Bretagne, France). Géomorphologie: relief, processus, environnement, 2, 187-204.

Wöppelmann G., L. Testut, R. Créach (2011). La montée du niveau des océans par marégraphie et géodésie spatiale : contributions françaises à une problématique mondiale. Annales Hydrographiques, 6ème Série, Vol. 8, No. 777, pp. 14-1.


Bouin M-N. and G. Wöppelmann (2010). Land motion estimates from GPS at tide gauges: a geophysical evaluation. Geophysical Journal International, 180, 193-209

Cariolet J-M., S. Costa, R. Caspar, F. Ardhuin, R. Magne, G. Goasguen (2010). Aspects météo-marins de la tempête du 10 mars 2008 en Atlantique et en Manche. Norois, 215, 11-31.

Fichaut B., S. Suanez (2010). Dynamiques d’arrachement, de transport et de dépôts de blocs cyclopéens par les tempêtes - Le cas de la tempête du 10 mars 2008 sur l’île de Banneg (Archipèle de Molène, Finistère). Norois, 215, pp. 33-58.

Lartaud F., L. Chauvaud, J. Richard, A. Toulot, C. Bollinger, L. Testut, Y.-M. Paulet (2010). Experimental growth pattern calibration of Antarctic scallop shells (Adamussium colbecki, Smith 1902) to provide a biogenic archive of high-resolution records of environmental and climatic changes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 393, 158-167

Legrand J., N. Bergeot, C. Bruyninx, G.Wöppelmann, M-N. Bouin, Z. Altamimi (2010). Impact of Regional Reference Frame Definition on Geodynamic Interpretations. Journal of Geodynamics, 49, 116-122.

Letetrel C., M. Marcos, B. Martin Miguez, G. Wöppelmann (2010). Sea level variations in Marseille (NW Mediterranean) in 1885-2007: long term changes and extremes. Continental Shelf Research, 30, 1267-1274.

Suanez S., Cariolet J-M. (2010). L’action des tempêtes sur l’érosion des dunes : les enseignements de la tempête du 10 mars 2008. Norois, 215, pp. 77-99.

Testut L. B. Martin Miguez, G. Wöppelmann, P. Tiphaneau, N. Pouvreau, M. Karpytchev (2010). Sea level at Saint Paul Island, southern Indian Ocean, from 1874 to the present. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C12028, doi:10.1029/2010JC006404.

Woodworth P.L., N. Pouvreau, G. Wöppelmann (2010).The Gyre-Scale Circulation of the North Atlantic and Sea Level at Brest. Ocean Science, 6, 185-190.

Haigh I., Nicholls R., Wells N. Assessing changes in extreme sea levels: Application to the English Channel, 1900–2006. Continental Shelf Research, 30, 1042-1055, 2010.

Idier D., Romieu E., Pedreros R., Oliveros C. A simple method to analyse non-cohesive sediment mobility in coastal environment. Continental Shelf Research, 30, 365-377, 2010.

Coulomb A., Relevés de température au marégraphe de Marseille. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 342, 75-78, 2010.


Boy J-P., Longuevergne L., Boudin F., Jacob T., Lyard F., Llubes M., Florsh N., Esnoult M-F. Modelling atmospheric and induced non-tidal oceanic loading contributions to surface gravity and tilt measurements. Journal of Geodynamics, 48, 182-188, 2009.

Benavent M., Arnoso J., Montesinos F. G. Regional ocean tide loading modelling around the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Geodynamics, 48, 132-137, 2009.

Amalvict M., P. Willis, G. Wöppelmann, E. Ivins, M-N. Bouin, L. Testut, J. Hinderer, 2009. Stability of the East Antarctic station Dumont d’Urville from long-term time series of geodetic and geophysical observations. Polar Research, 28, 193-202, doi:10.1111/j.1751-8369.2008.00091.x

Haigh I., R. Nicholls, N. Wells (2009). Mean sea level trends around the English Channel over the 20th century and their wider context. Continental Shelf Research, 29, 2083-2098.

Pirazzoli P.A., A. Tomasin, A. Ullmann (2009). Air-sea interaction in the central Mediterranean: are surge-generating winds changing?. Bolletino Geofisico, a. XXXII, Vol. 3-4, 5-21.

Wöppelmann G., C. Letetrel, A. Santamaria, M-N. Bouin, X. Collilieux, Z. Altamimi, S.D.P. Williams, B. Martin Miguez, 2009. Rates of sea-level change over the past century in a geocentric reference frame. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L12607, doi:10.1029/2008GL038720


Martin Miguez B., L. Testut, G. Wöppelmann (2008). The van de Casteele test revisited: an efficient approach to tide gauge error characterization. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technologies, 25(7), pp. 1238–1244.

Boy J-P, Lyard F. High-frequency non-tidal ocean loading effects on surface gravity
. Geophysical Journal International, 175, 35-45, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03895.x, 2008.

Pascual A., Marcos M., Gomis D. Comparing the sea level response to pressure and wind forcing of two barotropic models: Validation with tide gauge and altimetry data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C07011, doi:10.1029/2007JC004459, 2008.

Martin Miguez B., R. Le Roy, G. Wöppelmann (2008). Coastal sea level observation with radar tide gauges: recent experiences so far in France. Journal of Coastal Research, 24, 61-68, doi:10.2112/06-0787.1].

Wöppelmann G., N. Pouvreau, A. Coulomb, B. Simon, P.L. Woodworth, 2008. Tide gauge datum continuity at Brest since 1711: France’s longest sea-level record. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L22605, doi:10.1029/2008GL035783.

Ullmann A., Pirazzoli P. A., Morpn V. Sea surges around the Gulf of Lions and atmospheric conditions. Global and Planetary Change, 63, 203-2014, 2008.


Marcos M., G. Wöppelmann, W. Bosch, R. Savcenko (2007). Decadal sea level trends in the Bay of Biscay from tide gauges, GPS and TOPEX. Journal of Marine Systems, 68, Issues 3-4, 529-536.

Pirazzoli P.A., S. Costa, U. Dornbusch (2007). Flood threat anomaly for the low coastal areas of the English Channel based on analysis of recent characteristic flood occurrences. Ocean Dynamics, 57, No. 6, pp. 501-510.

Pirazzoli P.A. and A. Tomasin (2007). Estimation of return periods for extreme sea levels: a simplified empirical correction of the joint probabilities method with examples from the French Atlantic coast and three ports in the southwest of the UK. Ocean Dynamics, 57, No. 2, pp. 91-107.

Pirazzoli P.A., S. Costa, U. Dornbusch, A. Tomasin (2006). Recent evolution of surge-related events and assessment of coastal flooding risk on the eastern coasts of the English Channel. Ocean Dynamics, 56, No. 5-6, pp. 498-512.

Pascual A., Pujol M-I., Larnicol G., Le Traon P-Y., Rio M-H. Mesoscale mapping capabilities of multisatellite altimeter missions: First results with real data in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 65, 190-211, 2007.
Mäkinen J., Amalvict M., Shibuya K., Fukuda Y. Absolute gravimetry in Antarctica: Status and prospects. Journal of Geodynamics, 43, 339-357, 2007.


Pouvreau N., Martin Miguez B., Simon B., Wöppelmann G. Évolution de l’onde semi-diurne M2 de la marée à Brest de 1846 à 2005. Comptes rendus Geoscience, 338, 802-808, 2006.

Wöppelmann G., Pouvreau N., Simon B. Brest sea level record: a time series construction back to the early eighteenth century. Ocean Dynamics, 56: 487-497, DOI 10.1007/s10236-005-0044-z, 2006.

Study reports

CLS (2003). Determination of instantaneous sea level on NW Mediterranean Sea for RA-2 absolute range calibration. Contract proposal CLS/DOS/02/3936, Report 3, 15 April 2003, 29pp.

CREOCEAN (2008). Extension du port de plaisance des Minimes : Modélisations hydro-sédimentaires de plusieurs sites d’immersion. Dossier 1083009.

CREOCEAN (2008). Travaux de dragages d’entretien et d’investissement des Ports de Caen/Ouistreham. Etude d’impacts – Modélisations hydrosédimentaires. Dossier 1072073.

CREOCEAN (2009). Elaboration du profil de vulnérabilité des plages de l’agglomération Royan Atlantique. Dossier 1-09237-R.

Perherin C. (2007). Contribution à l’analyse des phénomènes de surcotes et de submersions marines. Secteur du Pertuis Breton (Vendée). Rapport de fin d’études ENTPE, 94pp.

Williams J.A., K.J. Horsburgh, R.A. Flather (2005). An investigation of the under-predection of South coast surges on 27-28 October 2004. POL Internal Report No. 171, 24pp.

Scientific communications (oral and poster)

Cancet M., F. Birol, F. Lyard (2008). Regional comparison of sea level time series from altimetry and tide gauges in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Poster presented at the EGU General Assembly, Vienna (Austria), 13-18 April 2008.

Ferret Y., G. Voineson, N. Pouvreau (2014). Historical sea level data rescue to assess long-term sea level evolution: Saint-Nazaire Observatory (Loire Estuary, France) since 1821. Poster presented at the EGU General Assembly, Vienna (Austria), 27 April - 2 May 2014.