Under Review

Dutkiewicz, S., P. Cermeno, O. JahnM.J. Follows, A. Hickman, D. Taniguichi, B.A. Ward. Dimensions of phytoplankton diversity. Nature Communications

Frajka-Williams, et al. Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: Observed transports and variability. Frontiers in Marine Science [Forget]

Inomura, K. A-W. Omta, D. Talmy, J. Bragg, C. Deutsch, and M.J. Follows, Growth rate and elemental stoichiometry of phytoplankton governed by macromolecular allocation

François Ribalet, Chris Bertiaume, Annette Hynes, Jarred Swalwell, Michael Carlson,  Sophie Clayton, Gwenn Hennon, Camille Poirier, Eric Shimabukuro, Angelicque White, E. Virginia Armbrust, SeaFlow data 1.0: high-resolution abundance, size and biomass of small phytoplankton in the North Pacific. Scientific Data

Roemmich, et al. On the future of Argo: An enhanced global array of physical and biogeochemical sensing floats. Frontiers in Marine Science [Forget]


Casey, J., K. Bjorkman, S. Ferron, D. Karl. Size dependence of physiology and metabolism within marine picoplankton populations. Submitted to Limnology and Oceanography.

Inomura, K., A-W. Omta, D. Talmy, J. Bragg, C. Deutsch, and  M.J. Follows. Growth rate and elemental stoichiometry of phytoplankton governed by macromolecular allocation. In review, ISMEj.

Juranek, L.W., A.E. White, M. Dugenne, S. Dutkiewicz, S. Ferron, and D. Karl. The importance of the “middle class” to oceanic net community production. Submitted to Nature Geosciences.

Omta, A.W., Talmy, D., Inomura, K., Irwin, A.J., Finkel, Z.V., Sher, D., Liefer, J.D., and Follows, M.J., Quantifying nutrient throughput and DOM production by algae in continuous culture.

Sonnewald, M., S. DutkiewiczC.N. Hill., G. Forget. Elucidating Ecological Complexity: Unsupervised Learning determines global marine eco-provinces. Science Advances

Storto, et al. Ocean reanalyses: Recent advances and unsolved challenges. Frontiers in Marine Science. [Forget]

In Preparation

Dutkiewicz, S., Boyd, P., and U. Riebesell. Biogeochemical and ecological redundancy in phytoplankton communities.

Follett, C.L., S. DutkiewiczG. Forget, B.B. Cael, M.J. Follows. Moving ecological and biogeochemical transitions across the North Pacific.

Juranek, L.W., A.E. White, M. Dugenne, S. Dutkiewicz, S. Ferron, and D. Karl, The importance of the “middle class” to oceanic net community production.

Losa, S.N., S. Dutkiewicz, M. Losch, J. Oelker, M.A. Soppa, S. Trimborn, H. Xi, and A. Bracher. On Modeling the Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Functional Types.

Ribalet, F.S. Dutkiewicz, J. Casey, G. Armbrust. Nutrient and temperature control of Prochlorococcus growth rates.



Braakman, R (2019), Evolution of cellular metabolism and the rise of a globally productive biosphere, Free Radical  Biology and Medicine, doi: 10.1016/j.freeadbiomed.2019.05.004

Forget, G. and D. Ferreira (2019), Global ocean heat transport dominated by heat export from the tropical Pacific, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/s41561-019-0333-7 – view paper @

Liefer, J.D., A. Garg, M.H. Fyfe, A.J. Irwin, I. Benner, C.M. Brown, M.J. Follows, A.W. Omta, Z.V. Finkel (2019), The macromolecular basis of phytoplankton C:N:P under nitrogen starvation, Frontiers in Microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00763

Heimbach P., Fukumori, I., Hill C.N., Ponte R., Stammer D., Wunsch C., Campin J-M., Cornuelle B., Fenty I., Forget G,  Köhl A., Mazloff M., Menemenlis D., Nguyen A., Piecuch C., Trossman D., Verdy A., Wang O., Zhang H. (2019), Putting It All Together: Adding Value to the Global Ocean and Climate Observing Systems With Complete Self-Consistent Ocean State and Parameter Estimates, Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00055

Inomura, K., J. Bragg, L. Riemann, and M.J. Follows (2108), A mechanistic model of nitrogen fixation in the presence of ammonium, PLoS Computational Biologydoi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208282

Jozef I. Nissimov, David Talmy, Liti Haramaty, Helen F. Fredricks , Ehud Zelzion, Ben Knowles, A. Murat Eren , Rebecca Vandzura, Christien P. Laber, Brittany M. Schieler, Christopher T. Johns, Kuldeep D. More, Marco J. L. Coolen, Michael J. Follows, Debashish Bhattacharya, Benjamin A. S. Van Mooy, and Kay D. Bidle (2019), Biochemical diversity of glycosphingolipid biosynthesis as a driver of Coccolithovirus competitive ecology, Environmental Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14633

Salgado-Hernanz, P.M., M.-F. Racault, J.S. Font-Muñoz, G. Basterretxea (2019), Trends in phytoplankton phenology in the Mediterranean Sea based on ocean-colour remote sensingRemote Sensing of Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.10.036

David Talmy, Stephen J. Beckett, Darcy A.A. Taniguchi, Corina P.D. Brussard, Joshua S. Weitz, and Michael J. Follows (2019), An empirical model of carbon flow through marine viruses and microzooplankton grazers, Environmental Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14626

Wagner, C.C, H.M. Amos, C.P. Thackray, Y. Zhang, E.W. Lundgren, G. Forget, C.L. Friedman, N.E. Selin, R. Lohmann, E.M. Sunderland (2019), A global 3‐D ocean model for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): Benchmark compounds for understanding the impacts of global change on neutral persistent organic pollutants, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2018GB006018


Ajani, P.A., N. McGinty, Z.V. Finkel, and A.J. Irwin (2018), Phytoplankton realized niches track changing oceanic conditions at a long-term coastal station off Sydney AustraliaFrontiers in Marine Science, 5: 285, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00285

Amrhein, D.E., C. Wunsch, O. Marchal, G. Forget (2018), A global glacial ocean state estimate constrained by upper-ocean temperature proxies, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0769.1

Bouman, H.A., T. Platt, M. Doblin, M., M.G. Figueiras, K. Gudmundsson, H.G. Gudfinnsson, B. Huang, A. Hickman, M. Hiscock, T. Jackson, V.A. Lutz, F. Mélin, F. Rey, P. Pepin, V. Segura, G.H. Tilstone, V. van Dongen-Vogels, S. Sathyendranath (2018), Photosynthesis–irradiance parameters of marine phytoplankton: synthesis of a global data setEarth System Science Data, doi: 10.5194/essd-10-251-2018

Cael, B.B., M.C.G. Carlson, C.L. Follett, and M.J. Follows (2018), Marine virus-like particles and microbes: a linear interpretation, Frontiers in Microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00358

Cael, B.B., K. Bisson, and C. L. Follett (2018), Can ocean primary production and biological carbon export be related through their probability distributions? Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2017GB005797

Follett, C.L., A.E. White, S.T. Wilson, M.J. Follows (2018), Nitrogen Fixation Rates Diagnosed from Diurnal Changes in Elemental Stoichiometry, Limnology and Oceanography dot: 10.1002/lno.10815

Inomura, K., J. Bragg, L. Riemann, and M.J. Follows (2108), A mechanistic model of nitrogen fixation in the presence of ammoniumPLoS Computational Biology, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208282

Jones, D.C., G. Forget, B. Sinha, S.A. Josey, E.J.D. Boland, A.J.S Meijers and E. Shuckburgh (2018), Local and remote influences on the heat content of the Labrador Sea: An adjoint sensitivity study, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, 2646‐2667, doi: 10.1002/2018JC013774

Kovac, Ž., T. Platt, S. Sathyendranath and S. Lomas (2018), Extraction of photosynthesis parameters from time series measurements of in situ production: Bermuda Atlantic Time-Series Study Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing, doi: 10.3390/rs10060915

Mattern, J.P. and C.A. Edwards (2018), A simple difference quotient-based approximation for biogeochemical tangent linear and adjoint modelsJournal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, doi: 10.1029/2018JC014283

McGinty, N., A.D. Barton, N.R. Record, Z.V. Finkel, A.J. Irwin (2018), Traits structure copepod niches in the North Atlantic and Southern Ocean, Marine Ecology Progress Series, doi: 10.3354/meps12660

Strobach, E., A. Molod, G. Forget, J-M. Campin, C. Hill, D. Menemenlis, P. Heimbach (2018), Consequences of different air-sea feedbacks on ocean using MITgcm and MERRA-2 forcing: Implications for Coupled Data Assimilation Systems, Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2018.10.006

Vallino, J.J. and J.A. Huber (2018),  Using maximum entropy production to describe microbial biogeochemistry over time and space in a meromictic pond, Frontiers in Environmental Science, doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00100


Jackson, T, S. Sathyendranath, T. Platt (2017), An exact solution for modelling photoacclimation of the carbon-to-chlorophyll ratio in Phytoplankton, Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00283

Platt, T, S. Sathyendranath, G.N. White III, T. Jackson, S. Saux-Picart, H. Bouman (2017), Phytoplankton production as archived data: sensitivity to surface irradianceFrontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00387

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“This work was supported by the Simons Collaboration on Computational Biogeochemical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems/CBIOMES) (Grant Id: XXXXX, Awardee Initials).”