Pierre-Yves Le Traon

Pierre-Yves Le Traon

Department of Oceanography and Ecosystem Dynamics (PDG-ODE)


+33 (0)5 61 39 38 75

Fax : +33 (0)5 61 39 38 75

Employer : Ifremer

Site : Brest

Postal address : Centre Bretagne - ZI de la Pointe du Diable - CS 10070 - 29280 Plouzané

URL : http://annuaire.ifremer.fr/cv/16918/en/

National and international programs

Coordinator NAOS (Novel Argo Ocean observing System) Equipex project (investissements d'avenir)

Coordinateur Euro-Argo preparatory phase project (FP7)

Member of EuroGOOS board

French representative GOOS steering committee

Research Interests

Ocean observations (in-situ, space),  operational oceanography

Present position

Scientific Director of Mercator Ocean

Chair of the Euro-Argo ERIC council

Member of the Executive Committee of the Atlantos H2020 project

Member of the Earth Science Advisory Committee de l'Agence Spatiale Européenne.

Member of the GODAE OceanView Patrons group

Executive Secretary of the Coriolis 2014-2020 governing board



Maze Guillaume, Cabanes Cecile, Carval Thierry, Claustre Herve, Coatanoan Christine, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Kolodziejczyk Nicolas, Lebreton Nathanaele, Poteau Antoine, Le Reste Serge, Schmechtig Catherine, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Pouliquen Sylvie, Thierry Virginie (2018). French National Report on Argo - 2017 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00435/54642/


Verrier Simon, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Remy Elisabeth (2017). Assessing the impact of multiple altimeter missions and Argo in a global eddy-permitting data assimilation system . Ocean Science , 13(6), 1077-1092 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-1077-2017 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00416/52780/
Maze Guillaume, Cabanes Cecile, Carval Thierry, Claustre Herve, Coatanoan Christine, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Kolodziejczyk Nicolas, Lebreton Nathanaele, Poteau Antoine, Le Reste Serge, Schmechtig Catherine, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Poffa Noe, Pouliquen Sylvie, Thierry Virginie (2017). French National Report on Argo - 2016. Present status and future plans . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00397/50844/


Von Schuckmann Karina, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Alvarez-Fanjul Enrique, Axell Lars, Balmaseda Magdalena, Breivik Lars-Anders, Brewin Robert J. W., Bricaud Clement, Drevillon Marie, Drillet Yann, Dubois Clotilde, Embury Owen, Etienne Helene, Garcia Sotillo Marcos, Garric Gilles, Gasparin Florent, Gutknecht Elodie, Guinehut Stephanie, Hernandez Fabrice, Juza Melanie, Karlson Bengt, Korres Gerasimos, Legeais Jean Francois, Levier Bruno, Lien Vidar S., Morrow Rosemary, Notarstefano Giulio, Parent Laurent, Pascual Alvaro, Perez-Gomez Begona, Perruche Coralie, Pinardi Nadia, Pisano Andrea, Poulain Pierre-Marie, Pujol Isabelle M., Raj Roshin P., Raudsepp Urmas, Roquet Herve, Samuelsen Annette, Sathyendranath Shubha, She Jun, Simoncelli Simona, Solidoro Cosimo, Tinker Jonathan, Tintore Joaquin, Viktorsson Lena, Ablain Michael, Almroth-Rosell Elin, Bonaduce Antonio, Clementi Emanuela, Cossarini Gianpiero, Dagneaux Quentin, Desportes Charles, Dye Stephen, Fratianni Claudia, Good Simon, Greiner Eric, Gourrion Jerome, Hamon Mathieu, Holt Jason, Hyder Pat, Kennedy John, Manzano-Munoz Fernando, Melet Angelique, Meyssignac Benoit, Mulet Sandrine, Nardelli Bruno Buongiorno, O'Dea Enda, Olason Einar, Paulmier Aurelien, Perez-Gonzalez Irene, Reid Rebecca, Racault Marie-Fanny, Raitsos Dionysios E., Ramos Antonio, Sykes Peter, Szekely Tanguy, Verbrugge Nathalie (2016). The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service Ocean State Report . Journal Of Operational Oceanography , 9(Sup.2), s235-s320 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2016.1273446 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00383/49471/
She Jun, Allen Icarus, Buch Erik, Crise Alessandro, Johannessen Johnny A., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Lips Urmas, Nolan Glenn, Pinardi Nadia, Reissmann Jan H., Siddorn John, Stanev Emil, Wehde Henning (2016). Developing European operational oceanography for Blue Growth, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and ecosystem-based management . Ocean Science , 12(4), 953-976 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-953-2016 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00353/46430/
Le Reste Serge, Dutreuil Vincent, Andre Xavier, Thierry Virginie, Renaut Corentin, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Maze Guillaume (2016). “Deep-Arvor”: A new profiling float to extend the Argo observations down to 4000m depth. Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 33(5), 1039-1055 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0214.1 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00318/42969/
Maze Guillaume, Cabanes Cecile, Carval Thierry, Coatanoan Christine, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Kolodziejczyk Nicolas, Lebreton Nathanaele, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Poffa Noe, Pouliquen Sylvie, Thierry Virginie (2016). French National Report on Argo - 2015. Present status and future plans . LPO/16-01 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00318/42967/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, E-Aims Partners (2016). E-AIMS. Euro-Argo Improvements for the GMES Marine Service. Project final report . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00326/43718/
Riser Stephen C., Freeland Howard J., Roemmich Dean, Wijffels Susan, Troisi Ariel, Belbeoch Mathieu, Gilbert Denis, Xu Jianping, Pouliquen Sylvie, Ann Thresher , Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Maze Guillaume, Klein Birgit, Ravichandran M., Grant Fiona, Poulain Pierre-Marie, Suga Toshio, Lim Byunghwan, Sterl Andreas, Sutton Philip, Mork Kjell-Arne, Joaquin Velez-Belch Pedro, Ansorge Isabelle, King Brian, Turton Jon, Baringer Molly, Jayne Steven R. (2016). Fifteen years of ocean observations with the global Argo array . Nature Climate Change , 6(2), 145-153 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1038/NCLIMATE2872 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00310/42106/
Ninove Floriane, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Remy E., Guinehut S. (2016). Spatial scales of temperature and salinity variability estimated from Argo observations . Ocean Science , 12(1), 1-7 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-1-2016 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00317/42845/
Turpin Vincent, Remy E., Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2016). How essential are Argo observations to constrain a global ocean data assimilation system? Ocean Science , 12(1), 257-274 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-257-2016 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00333/44462/


Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2015). Coriolis 2014-2020: an integrated in-situ ocean observation Infrastructure for operational oceanography and Ocean/climate research . Mercator Ocean - Quaterly Newsletter , (52), 4 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00272/38316/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Remy E, Ballabrera Poy Joaquim (2015). Assessesment of the impact of ARGO in ocean models and satellite validation from E-AIMS project . Mercator Ocean - Quaterly Newsletter , (52), 11-15 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00272/38319/
Pouliquen S, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2015). The EURO-ARGO ERIC officially set up . Mercator Ocean - Quaterly Newsletter , (52), 8-10 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00272/38318/
Maze Guillaume, Cabanes Cecile, Carval Thierry, Coatanoan Christine, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Lebreton Nathanaelle, Le Reste Serge, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Pouliquen Sylvie, Thierry Virginie (2015). French National Report on Argo - 2014. Present status and future plans . LPO-15-01 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00254/36504/
Europe-US group of experts (2015). The Ocean-Climate Nexus. The critical role of ocean science in responding to climate change. A call from the ocean research community . European Marine Board & Consortium for Ocean Leadership , Ref. Consensus statement , 4p. http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00372/48362/
Schiller Andreas, Bell Mike, Brassington Gary, Brasseur Pierre, Barciela Rosa, De Mey Pierre, Dombrowsky Eric, Gehlen Marion, Hernandez Fabrice, Kourafalou Villy, Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Martin Matthew, Oke Peter, Smith Gregory C., Smith Neville, Tolman Hendrik, Wilmer-Becker Kirsten (2015). Synthesis of new scientific challenges for GODAE OceanView . Journal Of Operational Oceanography , 8, S259-S271 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2015.1049901 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00284/39522/
Bell M. J., Schiller A., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Smith N. R., Dombrowsky E., Wilmer-Becker K. (2015). An introduction to GODAE OceanView . Journal Of Operational Oceanography , 8, S2-S11 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2015.1022041 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00270/38095/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Antoine D., Bentamy Abderrahim, Bonekamp H., Breivik L. A., Chapron Bertrand, Corlett G., Dibarboure G., Digiacomo P., Donlon C., Faugere Y., Font J., Girard-Ardhuin Fanny, Gohin Francis, Johannessen J. A., Kamachi M., Lagerloef G., Lambin J., Larnicol Gilles, Le Borgne P., Leuliette E., Lindstrom E., Martin M. J., Maturi E., Miller L., Mingsen L., Morrow R., Reul Nicolas, Rio M.H., Roquet H., Santoleri R., Wilkin J. (2015). Use of satellite observations for operational oceanography: recent achievements and future prospects . Journal Of Operational Oceanography , 8, S12-S27 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1080/1755876X.2015.1022050 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00270/38094/


Pineau-Guillou Lucia, Dumas Franck, Petton Sebastien, Garreau Pierre, Herbert Gaelle, Charria Guillaume, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Debreu Laurent (2014). PREVIMER: Downscaling from MyOcean regional scale to coastal scale . MyOcean Science Days, 22-24 september 2014, Toulouse, France . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00214/32496/
Maze Guillaume, Cabanes Cecile, Coatanoan Christine, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Lebreton Nathanaele, Le Reste Serge, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mamaca Emina, Pouliquen Sylvie, Thierry Virginie (2014). French National Report on Argo -­ 2013. Present status and future plans . LPO/14-02 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00180/29100/
Equipe projet PREVIMER (2014). Synthèse de la journée de restitution du projet PREVIMER Phase II . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00176/28704/
Garcon Veronique, Bell Thomas G, Wallace Douglas, Arnold Steve R., Baker Alex R., Bakker Dorothee C. E., Bange Hermann W., Bates Nicholas R., Bopp Laurent, Boutin Jacqueline, Boyd Phili^w., Bracher Astrid, Burrows John P., Carpenter Lucy J, De Leeuw Gerrit, Fennel Katja, Font Jordi, Friedrich Tobias, Garbe Christoph S., Gruber Nicolas, Jaegle Lyatt, Lana Arancha, Lee James D., Liss Peter S., Miller Lisa A., Olgun Nazli, Olsen Are, Pfeil Benjamin, Quack Birgit, Read Katie A., Reul Nicolas, Rodenbeck Christian, Rohekar Oliver, Saiz-Lopez Alfonso, Saltzman Eric S., Schneising Oliver, Schuster Ute, Seferian Roland, Seinhoff Tobias, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Ziska Franziska (2014). Perspectives and Integration in SOLAS Science . In Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions of Gases and Particles Springer Earth System Sciences 2014. Editors: Peter S. Liss, Martin T. Johnson ISBN: 978-3-642-25642-4, pp 247-306 (Springer Berlin Heidelberg) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00171/28189/
Von Schuckmann Karina, Sallee Jean-Baptiste, Chambers D., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Cabanes Cecile, Gaillard Fabienne, Speich Sabrina, Hamon Mathieu (2014). Consistency of the current global ocean observing systems from an Argo perspective . Ocean Science , 10(3), 547-557 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-10-547-2014 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00202/31365/


Dibarboure G., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Galin N. (2013). Exploring the Benefits of Using CryoSat-2's Cross-Track Interferometry to Improve the Resolution of Multisatellite Mesoscale Fields . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 30(7), 1511-1526 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00156.1 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00152/26305/
Ponte Aurelien, Klein Patrice, Capet Xavier, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Chapron Bertrand, Lherminier Pascale (2013). Diagnosing Surface Mixed Layer Dynamics from High-Resolution Satellite Observations: Numerical Insights . Journal Of Physical Oceanography , 43(7), 1345-1355 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-12-0136.1 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00170/28076/
Leymarie Edouard, Poteau Antoine, Andre Xavier, Besson F, Brault Patrice, Claustre Herve, David Arnaud, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Dufour A, Lavigne Heloise, Le Reste Serge, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Migon Christophe, Nogre David, Obolensky G, Penkerc'h C, Sagot Jerome, Schaeffer Christophe, Schmechtig C, Taillandier V (2013). Development and validation of the new ProvBioII float . Mercator Ocean - quaterly newsletter , 48, 26-30 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00219/32989/
Lecornu Fabrice, Pineau-Guillou Lucia, Dumas Franck, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Gohin Francis, Menesguen Alain (2013). PREVIMER: A coastal operational oceanography system coupled to the Copernicus Marine Service . GODAE OceanView Symposium 2013 "5 years of GODAE OceanView - current progress and future priorities", 4-6 November, Baltimore, Maryland . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00189/30039/
Cabanes Cecile, Grouazel Antoine, Von Schuckmann Karina, Hamon Michel, Turpin Victor, Coatanoan Christine, Paris Francois, Guinehut Stephanie, Boone C., Ferry N., De Boyer Montegut Clement, Carval Thierry, Reverdin Gilles, Pouliquen Sylvie, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2013). The CORA dataset: validation and diagnostics of in-situ ocean temperature and salinity measurements . Ocean Science , 9(1), 1-18 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-9-1-2013 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00117/22799/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2013). From satellite altimetry to Argo and operational oceanography: three revolutions in oceanography . Ocean Science , 9(5), 901-915 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-9-901-2013 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00161/27211/


Morrow Rosemary, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2012). Recent advances in observing mesoscale ocean dynamics with satellite altimetry . Advances In Space Research , 50(8), 1062-1076 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2011.09.033 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00087/19847/
Pujol M-I, Dibarboure G., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Klein Patrice (2012). Using High-Resolution Altimetry to Observe Mesoscale Signals . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 29(9), 1409-1416 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00032.1 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00101/21192/
Hamon Mathieu, Reverdin Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2012). Empirical correction of XBT data . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 29(7), 960-973 . http://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00129.1
(2012) Mercator Ocean special issue with Coriolis. Quaterly newsletter . Mercator Ocean – CORIOLIS Quarterly Newsletter , (45 spec.), 41 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00098/20969/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Babin M., Claustre H., Pouliquen Sylvie, Le Reste Serge, Thierry Virginie, Brault Patrice, Guigue Michel, Le Menn M. (2012). NAOS : preparing the new decade for Argo . Mercator Ocean – CORIOLIS Quarterly Newsletter , (45), 3-4 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00114/22556/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, D'Ortenzio Fabrizio, Babin Marcel, Claustre Herve, Pouliquen Sylvie, Le Reste Serge, Thierry Virginie, Brault Patrice, Guigue Michel, Le Menn Marc (2012). Le projet Equipex NAOS : l'observation globale des océans Préparation de la nouvelle décennie d'Argo . La Météorologie , (76), 19-25 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.4267/2042/47242 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00117/22801/
Lecornu Fabrice, Dumas Franck, Gohin Francis, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Menesguen Alain, Pineau-Guillou Lucia (2012). A coastal operational oceanography system coupled to the GMES marine service . In The Growing Use of GMES across Europe's Regions. pp.110-111 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00243/35380/
Guinehut Stephanie, Dhomps A. -L., Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2012). High resolution 3-D temperature and salinity fields derived from in situ and satellite observations . Ocean Science , 8(5), 845-857 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-8-845-2012 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00117/22800/


Gourcuff Claire, Lherminier Pascale, Mercier Herle, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2011). Altimetry combined with hydrography for ocean transport estimation . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 28(10), 1324-1337 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1175/2011JTECHO818.1 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00038/14921/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2011). Satellites and Operational Oceanography . In Operational Oceanography in the 21st Century (Springer-verlag Berlin) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00073/18383/
Dibarboure G., Pujol M. -I., Briol F., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Larnicol Gilles, Picot Nicolas, Mertz F., Ablain M. (2011). Jason-2 in DUACS: Updated System Description, First Tandem Results and Impact on Processing and Products . Marine Geodesy , 34(3-4), 214-241 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1080/01490419.2011.584826 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00057/16791/
Von Schuckmann Karina, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2011). How well can we derive Global Ocean Indicators from Argo data? Ocean Science , 7(6), 783-791 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-7-783-2011 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00072/18332/
Dhomps A. -L., Guinehut S., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Larnicol Gilles (2011). A global comparison of Argo and satellite altimetry observations . Ocean Science , 7(2), 175-183 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-7-175-2011 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00035/14630/
Souza Joao Marcos Azevedo Correia De, De Boyer Montegut Clement, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2011). Comparison between three implementations of automatic identification algorithms for the quantification and characterization of mesoscale eddies in the South Atlantic Ocean . Ocean Science , 7(3), 317-334 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/os-7-317-2011 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00039/15051/


Fu Lee-Lueng, Chelton Dudley B., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Morrow Rosemary (2010). Eddy dynamics from satellite altimetry . Oceanography , 23(4), 14-25 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00026/13744/
Cotty Pierre, Treguier Anne-Marie, Ardhuin Fabrice, Menesguen Alain, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Piolle Jean-Francois, Wittische-Helou Annaig, Odaka Tina (2010). Appel à projets Equipex 2010 - Pôle de Calcul Intensif pour la Mer – Equipement d’Excellence .
Lazure Pascal, Huret Martin, Gohin Francis, Menesguen Alain, Lecornu Fabrice, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Thomin Pascale, Jegou P., Baraer F., Corre Gilles, Louazel Stephanie (2010). Bulletin d'information PREVIMER - Informations et analyses des eaux côtières. Janvier Février 2010 - n°12 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00242/35367/
Cabanes Cecile, De Boyer Montegut Clement, Coatanoan Christine, Ferry N., Pertuisot Cecile, Von Schuckmann Karina, Petit De La Villeon Loic, Carval Thierry, Pouliquen Sylvie, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2010). Coriolis Ocean database for Re-Analyses . Mercator Ocean – CORIOLIS Quarterly Newsletter , (37), 55 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00027/13849/
Cabanes Cecile, De Boyer Montegut Clement, Von Schuckmann Karina, Coatanoan Christine, Pertuisot Cecile, Petit De La Villeon Loic, Carval Thierry, Pouliquen Sylvie, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2010). Coriolis Ocean database for Re-Analyses, a new comprehensive and qualified ocean in-situ dataset from 1990 to 2008 . Mercator Ocean – CORIOLIS Quarterly Newsletter , (36), 58 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00028/13889/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mamaca Emina (2010). 3ème rapport annuel Euro-Argo .
(2010) Capabilities of Global Ocean Programmes to Inform Climate Services . Procedia Environmental Sciences , 342–353 .
(2010) Ocean Temperature and Salinity Contributions to Global and Regional Sea-Level Change (Chapter 6) . In Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability (eds J. A. Church, P. L. Woodworth, T. Aarup and W. S. Wilson) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00087/19846/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mamaca Emina (2010). Euro-Argo Final Report – January 2008 to June 2011 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00291/40247/
Freeland Howard J., Roemmich Dean, Garzoli Silvia L., Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Ravichandran Muthalagu, Riser Stephen, Thierry Virginie, Wijffels Susan, Belbeoch Mathieu, Gould John, Grant Fiona, Ignazewski Mark, King Brian, Klein Birgit, Mork Kjell Arne, Owens Breck, Pouliquen Sylvie, Sterl Andreas, Suga Toshio, Suk Moon-Sik, Sutton Philip, Troisi Ariel, Velez-Belchi Pedro Joaquin, Xu Jianping (2010). ARGO - a decade of progress . OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009 . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00029/14038/


Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Larnicol Gilles, Guinehut Stephanie, Pouliquen Sylvie, Bentamy Abderrahim, Roemmich Dean, Donlon Craig, Roquet Herve, Jacobs Gregg, Griffin David, Bonjean Fabrice, Hoepffner Nicolas, Breivik Lars-Anders (2009). Data assembly and processing for operational oceanography 10 years of achievements . Oceanography , 22(3), 56-69 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/6879/
Clark Candyce, Wilson Stan, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2009). An Overview of Global Observing Systems Relevant to GODAE . Oceanography , 22(3), 22-33 .
Bell Michael J., Lefebvre Michel, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Smith Neville, Wilmer-Becker Kirsten (2009). GODAE The Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment . Oceanography , 22(3), 14-21 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/6880/
Oke Peter R., Balmaseda Magdalena A., Benkiran Mounir, Cummings James A., Dombrowsky Eric, Fujii Yosuke, Guinehut Stephanie, Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Martin Matthew J. (2009). Observing system evaluations using GODAE systems . Oceanography , 22(3), 144-153 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/6813/
Von Schuckmann Karina, Gaillard Fabienne, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2009). Global hydrographic variability patterns during 2003-2008 . Journal of Geophysical Research ( JGR ) - Oceans , 114(C09007), 1-17 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2008JC005237 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/6802/
Pascual Ananda, Boone Christine, Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2009). On the Quality of Real-Time Altimeter Gridded Fields: Comparison with In Situ Data . Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology , 26(3), 556-569 . http://doi.org/10.1175/2008JTECHO556.1
Guinehut Stephanie, Coatanoan Christine, Dhomps Anne-Lise, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Larnicol Gilles (2009). On the Use of Satellite Altimeter Data in Argo Quality Control . Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology , 26(2), 395-402 . http://doi.org/10.1175/2008JTECHO648.1
Roemmich Dean, Belbeoc Mathieu, Freeland Howard, Garzoli Sylvia, Gould John, Grant Fiona, Ignaszewski Mark, King Brian, Klein Birgit, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mork Kjell Arne, Brechner Owens W, Pouliquen Sylvie, Ravichandran Muthalagu, Riser Stephen, Sterl Andreas, Suga Toshio, Suk Moon-Sik, Sutton Philip, Thierry Virginie (2009). Argo: The Challenge of Continuing 10 Years of Progress . Oceanography , 22(3), 46-55 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00059/17003/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mamaca Emina (2009). Euro-Argo. Global Ocean Observing Infrastructure. 2nd Periodic report 2009 .


Le Henaf Matthieu, De Mey Pierre, Mourre Baptiste, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2008). Contribution of a Wide-Swath Altimeter in a Shelf Seas Assimilation System: Impact of the Satellite Roll Errors . Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology , 25(11), 2133-2144 . http://doi.org/10.1175/2008JTECHO576.1
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Klein Patrice, Hua Bach-Lien, Dibarboure G (2008). Do altimeter wavenumber spectra agree with the interior or surface quasigeostrophic theory? Journal of Physical Oceanography , 38(5), 1137-1142 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1175/2007JPO3806.1 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/4118/
Colas Florent, Compere Chantal, Geli Louis, Gentien Patrick, Gonzalez Jean-Louis, Laurent Sebastien, Lehaitre Michel, Lemoine Lionel, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Le Hir Pierre, Peron Olivier, Rinnert Emmanuel, Rolin Jean-Francois, Salvetat Florence, Sarradin Pierre-Marie (2008). Essai de Prospective - Synthèse - Groupe Capteurs . ERT/IC – 08- 45 .
Obligis E, Boone C, Larnicol G, Philipps S, Tranchant B, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2008). Benefits of the future sea surface salinity measurements from SMOS: Generation and characteristics of SMOS geophysical products . IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing , 46(3), 746-753 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2007.914802 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/3773/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mamaca Emina (2008). Euro-Argo. Global Ocean Observing Infrastructure. Ist Periodic report 2008 .


Lombard Alix, Cazenave Anny, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Guinehut Stephanie, Cabanes Cecile (2006). Perspectives on present-day sea level change: a tribute to Christian le Provost . Ocean Dynamics , 56(5-6), 445-451 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1007/s10236-005-0046-x , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/2201/
Fu Lee Lueng, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2006). Satellite altimetry and ocean dynamics . Comptes Rendus Geoscience , 338(14-15), 1063-1076 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1016/j.crte.2006.05.015 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/2175/
Pottier C, Garcon V, Larnicol G, Sudre J, Schaeffer P, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2006). Merging SeaWiFS and MODIS/Aqua Ocean Color Data in North and Equatorial Atlantic Using Weighted Averaging and Objective Analysis . IEEE , 44(11), 3436-3451 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2006.878441 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/3631/
Dransfeld Steffen, Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2006). The potential of the maximum cross-correlation technique to estimate surface currents from thermal AVHRR global area coverage data . IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters , 3(4), 508-511 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2006.878439 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/2319/
Ablain Michael, Dorandeu Joel, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Sladen Anthony (2006). High Resolution Altimetry Reveals New Characteristics of the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami . Geophysical Research Letters ( GRL ) , 33(21), NIL_58-NIL_63 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2006GL027533 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/1174/
Johannessen J, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Robinson I, Nittis K, Bell M, Pinardi N, Bahurel P (2006). Marine environment and security for the European area - Toward operational oceanography . Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 87(8), 1081-1090 . http://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-87-8-1081
Guinehut S, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Larnicol G (2006). What can we learn from Global Altimetry/Hydrography comparisons? - art. no. L10604 . Geophysical Research Letters ( GRL ) , 33(10), NIL_39-NIL_43 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2005GL025551 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/1551/
Pascual Ananda, Faugere Yannice, Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2006). Improved description of the ocean mesoscale variability by combining four satellite altimeters - art. no. L02611 . Geophysical Research Letters , 33(2), NIL_13-NIL_16 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2005GL024633 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/1038/


Drinkwater Mark, Rebhan Helge, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Phalippou Laurent, Cotton David, Johannessen Johnny, Ruffini Giulio, Bahurel Pierre, Bell Mike, Chapron Bertrand, Pinardi Nadia, Robinson Ian, Santoleri Lia, Stammer Detlef (2005). The roadmap for a GMES operational oceanography mission . ESA-BULLETIN-EUROPEAN-SPACE-AGENCY , 124, 42-48 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/903/
Lombard A, Cazenave A, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Ishii M (2005). Contribution of thermal expansion to present-day sea-level change revisited . Global And Planetary Change , 47(1), 1-16 . http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2004.11.016


Brachet Sidonie, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Le Provost Christine (2004). Mesoscale variability from a high-resolution model and from altimeter data in the North Atlantic Ocean . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 109(C1205), 16 PP. Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2004JC002360 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00087/19841/
Guinehut Stephanie, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Larnicol Gilles, Philipps S (2004). Combining Argo and remote-sensing data to estimate the ocean three-dimensional temperature fields - a first approach based on simulated observations . Journal Of Marine Systems , 46(1-4), 85-98 . http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2003.11.022
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Dibarboure G. (2004). An Illustration of the Contribution of the TOPEX/Poseidon . Marine geodesy , 27(1-2), 3-13 . http://doi.org/10.1080/01490410490489313


Dorandeu J, Ablain M, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2003). Reducing cross-track geoid gradient errors around TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1 nominal tracks: Application to calculation of sea level anomalies . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 20(12), 1826-1838 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(2003)020<1826:RCGGEA>2.0.CO;2
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Faugere Yannick, Hernandez Fabrice, Dorandeu J, Mertz F, Ablain M (2003). Can we merge GEOSAT Follow-On with TOPEX/Poseidon and ERS-2 for an improved description of the ocean circulation? Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 20(6), 889-895 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(2003)020<0889:CWMGFW>2.0.CO;2
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Hernandez Fabrice, Rio M. H., Davidson F. (2003). How operational oceanography can benefit from dynamic topography estimates as derived from altimetry and improved geoid . Space Science Reviews , 108(1-2), 239-249 . http://doi.org/10.1023/A:1026111006289
Pinardi N, Allen I, Demirov E, De Mey P, Korres G, Lascaratos A, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Maillard Catherine, Manzella G, Tziavos C (2003). The Mediterranean ocean forecasting system: first phase of implementation (1998-2001) . Annales Geophysicae , 21(1), 3-20 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/10748/
Buongiorno Nardelli B., Larnicol G., D’acunzo E., Santoleri R., Marullo S., Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2003). Near Real Time SLA and SST products during 2-years of MFS pilot project: processing, analysis of the variability and of the coupled patterns . Annales geophysicae , 21, 103-121 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-21-103-2003 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00084/19480/


Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Dibarboure G (2002). Velocity mapping capabilities of present and future altimeter missions: The role of high-frequency signals . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 19(12), 2077-2087 .
Larnicol Gilles, Ayoub N, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2002). Major changes in Mediterranean Sea level variability from 7 years of TOPEX/Poseidon and ERS-1/2 data . Journal Of Marine Systems , 33, 63-89 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00053-2
Guinehut Stephanie, Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2002). Design of an array of profiling floats in the North Atlantic from model simulations . Journal Of Marine Systems , 35(1-2), 1-9 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00042-8
Stanev Ev, Beckers Jm, Lancelot C, Staneva Jv, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Peneva El, Gregoire Marilaure (2002). Coastal-open ocean exchange in the Black Sea: Observations and modelling . Estuarine Coastal And Shelf Science , 54(3), 601-620 . http://doi.org/10.1006/ecss.2000.0668
Efthymiadis D, Hernandez Fabrice, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2002). Large-scale sea-level variations and associated atmospheric forcing in the subtropical north-east Atlantic Ocean . Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies In Oceanography , 49(19), 3957-3981 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00137-6
Parrilla G, Neuer S, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Fernandez-Suarez E (2002). Topical studies in oceanography: Canary Islands Azores Gibraltar Observations (CANIGO) Volume 1: Studies in the northern Canary Islands basin . Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies In Oceanography , 49(17), 3409-3413 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00104-2
Parrilla G, Neuer S, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Fernandez Emilie (2002). Topical Studies in Oceanography: Canary Islands Azores Gibraltar Observations (CANIGO). Vol. 2: studies of the Azores and Gibraltar regions - Preface . Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies In Oceanography , 49(19), 3951-3955 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00136-4


Peneva E, Stanev E, Belokopytov V, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2001). Water transport in the Bosphorus Straits estimated from hydro-meteorological and altimeter data: seasonal to decadal variability . Journal Of Marine Systems , 31(1-3), 21-33 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(01)00044-6
Ducet N, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2001). A comparison of surface eddy kinetic energy and Reynolds stresses in the Gulf Stream and the Kuroshio Current systems from merged TOPEX/Poseidon and ERS-1/2 altimetric data . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 106(C8), 16603-16622 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2000JC000205 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00084/19476/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Dibarboure G, Ducet N (2001). Use of a high-resolution model to analyze the mapping capabilities of multiple-altimeter missions . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 18(7), 1277-1288 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(2001)018<1277:UOAHRM>2.0.CO;2
Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2001). Satellite oceanography for ocean forecasting . In Ocean Forecasting : Conceptual basis and applications (N. Pinardi and J. Woods) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00090/20103/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Rienecker M., Smith N., Bahurel Pierre, Bell M., Hurlburt H., Dandin P. (2001). Operational oceanography and prediction – a GODAE perspective . In Observing the Oceans in the 21st Century (C.J. Koblinsky and N.R. Smith) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00090/20096/
Roemmich Dean, Boebel Olaf, Desaubies Yves, Freeland Howard, Kim Kuh, King Brian, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Molinari Robert, Owens Brechner W., Riser Stephen, Send Uwe, Takeuchi Kensuke, Wijffels Susan (2001). Argo: The Global Array of Profiling Floats . In Observing the Oceans in the 21st Century (C.J. Koblinsky and N.R. Smith) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00090/20097/


Ross T, Garrett C, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (2000). Western Mediterranean sea-level rise: changing exchange flow through the Strait of Gibraltar . Geophysical Research Letters , 27(18), 2949-2952 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2000GL011653 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/19032/
Ducet N, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Reverdin Gilles (2000). Global high-resolution mapping of ocean circulation from TOPEX/Poseidon and ERS-1 and-2 . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 105(C8), 19477-19498 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/2000JC900063 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/19033/
Stanev Ev, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Peneva El (2000). Sea level variations and their dependency on meteorological and hydrological forcing: Analysis of altimeter and surface data for the Black Sea . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 105(C7), 17203-17216 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/1999JC900318 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/19034/


Ducet N, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Gauzelin P (1999). Response of the Black Sea mean level to atmospheric pressure and wind forcing . Journal Of Marine Systems , 22(4), 311-327 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(99)00072-X
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Dibarboure G (1999). Mesoscale mapping capabilities of multiple-satellite altimeter missions . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 16(9), 1208-1223 .
Dorandeu J, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1999). Effects of global mean atmospheric pressure variations on mean sea level changes from TOPEX/Poseidon . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 16(9), 1279-1283 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1999)016<1279:EOGMAP>2.0.CO;2
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Morrow Rosemary (1999). Ocean Currents and Eddies (Chapter 3) . In A Handbook of Techniques and Applications (L.-L. Fu and A. Cazenave, Eds) . http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00090/20102/


Ayoub N, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, De Mey P (1998). A description of the Mediterranean surface variable circulation from combined ERS-1 and TOPEX/POSEIDON altimetric data . Journal Of Marine Systems , 18(1-3), 3-40 . http://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(98)80004-3
Tychensky Aude, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Hernandez Fabrice, Jourdan D (1998). Large structures and temporal change in the Azores Front during the SEMAPHORE experiment . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 103(C11), 25009-25027 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/98JC00782 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/19021/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Ogor Florian (1998). ERS-1/2 orbit improvement using TOPEX/POSEIDON: The 2cm challenge . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 103(C4), 8045-8057 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/97JC01917 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/19022/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Nadal F, Ducet N (1998). An improved mapping method of multisatellite altimeter data . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 15(2), 522-534 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1998)015<0522:AIMMOM>2.0.CO;2


Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Gauzelin P (1997). Response of the Mediterranean mean sea level to atmospheric pressure forcing . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 102(C1), 973-984 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/96JC02777 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/19024/


Barlier F, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Cazenave A (1996). Point sur les missions d'altimétrie spatiale Topex/Poseidon et ERS-1 . Comptes Rendus De L Academie Des Sciences Serie Ii Fascicule A-sciences De La Terre Et Des Planetes , 323(9), 737-753 .
Eymard L, Planton S, Durand P, Levisage C, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Prieur Loic, Weill Alain, Hauser D, Rolland J, Pelon J, Baudin F, Benech B, Brenguier Jl, Caniaux G, Demey P, Dombrowski E, Druilhet A, Dupuis H, Ferret B, Flamant C, Flamant P, Hernandez Fabrice, Jourdan D, Katsaros Kristina, Lambert D, Lefevre Jm, Leborgne P, Lesquere B, Marsoin A, Roquet H, Tournadre Jean, Trouillet V, Tychensky Aude, Zakardjian B (1996). Study of the air-sea interactions at the mesoscale: The SEMAPHORE experiment . Annales Geophysicae-atmospheres Hydrospheres And Space Sciences , 14(9), 986-1015 . http://doi.org/10.1007/s005850050361


Hernandez Fabrice, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Morrow R (1995). Mapping mesoscale variability of the azores current using TOPEX/POSEIDON and ERS 1 altimetry, together with hydrographic and Lagrangian measurements . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 100(C12), 24995-25006 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/95JC02333 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/18978/
Larnicol Gilles, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Ayoub N, Demey P (1995). Mean sea level and surface circulation variability of the Mediterranean Sea from 2 years of TOPEX/POSEIDON altimetry . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 100(C12), 25163-25177 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/95JC01961 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/18979/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Gaspar P., Ogor F., Dorandeu Joel (1995). Satellites work in tandem to improve accuracy of data . EOS , 76(39), 2 pp. Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/95EO00235 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00090/20109/
Hernandez Fabrice, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Barth Nh (1995). Optimizing a drifter cast strategy with a genetic algorithm . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 12(2), 330-345 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1995)012<0330:OADCSW>2.0.CO;2
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Gaspar P, Bouyssel F, Makhmara H (1995). Using topex Poseidon data to enhance ERS-1 data . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 12(1), 161-170 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1995)012<0161:UTDTED>2.0.CO;2
Blanc Frederique, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Houry S (1995). Reducing orbit error for a better estimate of oceanic variability from satellite altimetry . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 12(1), 150-160 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1995)012<0150:ROEFAB>2.0.CO;2


Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Stum J, Dorandeu J, Gaspar P, Vincent P (1994). Global statistical-analysis of Topex and Poseidon data . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 99(C12), 24619-24631 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/94JC01110 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/18983/
Gaspar P, Ogor Florian, Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Zanife Oz (1994). Estimating the sea-state bias of the topex and Poseidon altimeters from crossover differences . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 99(C12), 24981-24994 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/94JC01430 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/18984/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Demey P (1994). The eddy field associated with the Azores front east of the mid-atlantic ridge as observed by the geosat altimeter . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 99(C5), 9907-9923 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/93JC03513 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/18985/


Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1993). Mesoscale variability in the Atlantic-Ocean from geosat altimetry and woce high-resolution numerical modeling - comments . Journal Of Physical Oceanography , 23(12), 2729-2732 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0485(1993)023<2729:COVITA>2.0.CO;2
Provost Christine, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1993). Spatial and temporal scales in altimetric variability in the brazil-malvinas current confluence region - dominance of the semiannual period and large spatial scales . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 98(C10), 18037-18051 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/93JC00693 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00078/18973/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Minster Jf (1993). Sea-level variability and semiannual rossby waves in the South-Atlantic subtropical gyre . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 98(C7), 12315-12326 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/93JC00456 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00078/18974/
Mercier Herle, Ollitrault Michel, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1993). An inverse model of the North-Atlantic general-circulation using lagrangian float data . Journal Of Physical Oceanography , 23(4), 689-715 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0485(1993)023<0689:AIMOTN>2.0.CO;2


Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Hernandez Fabrice (1992). Mapping the oceanic mesoscale circulation - validation of satellite altimetry using surface drifters . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 9(5), 687-698 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1992)009<0687:MTOMCV>2.0.CO;2
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Mercier Herle (1992). Estimating the North-Atlantic mean surface-topography by inversion of hydrographic and lagrangian data . Oceanologica Acta , 15(5), 563-566 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00079/18977/
Blanc Frederique, Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1992). Note on the use of an altimeter mean sea-surface for mesoscale variability studies . Oceanologica Acta , 15(5), 471-478 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00078/18968/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1992). Contribution of satellite altimetry to the observation of oceanic mesoscale variability . Oceanologica Acta , 15(5), 441-457 . Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00078/18971/


Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1991). Time scales of mesoscale variability and their relationship with space scales in the North-Atlantic . Journal Of Marine Research , 49(3), 467-492 . http://doi.org/10.1357/002224091784995828
Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Boissier C, Gaspar P (1991). Analysis of errors due to polynomial adjustment of altimeter profiles . Journal Of Atmospheric And Oceanic Technology , 8(3), 385-396 . http://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0426(1991)008<0385:AOEDTP>2.0.CO;2


Le Traon Pierre-Yves, Rouquet Mc, Boissier C (1990). Spatial scales of mesoscale variability in the North-Atlantic as deduced from geosat data . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 95(C11), 20267-20285 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/JC095iC11p20267 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00078/18934/
Le Traon Pierre-Yves (1990). A method for optimal analysis of fields with spatially-variable mean . Journal Of Geophysical Research-oceans , 95(C8), 13543-13547 . Publisher's official version : http://doi.org/10.1029/JC095iC08p13543 , Open Access version : http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00078/18933/