Dr Marie-Jose Messias
Senior Lecturer

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Key publications



Meredith MP, Brown PJ, Naveira Garabato AC, Jullion L, Venables HJ, Messias MJ (2013). Dense bottom layers in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean: Creation, lifespan, and destruction. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(5), 933-936. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, King BA, Mackay N, Meredith MP, Mills B, Naveira Garabato AC (2013). Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid-depths in the Drake Passage measured by tracer release. Nature, 501(7467), 408-411. Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Watson AJ, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Olsson KA, Fogelqvist E, Olafsson J, Bacon S, Balle J, Bergman N, et al (2008). The Greenland Sea tracer experiment 1996-2002: Horizontal mixing and transport of Greenland Sea Intermediate Water. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 85-105. Abstract. DOI.
Gascard J-C, Watson AJ, Messias M-J, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Simonsen K (2002). Long-lived vortices as a mode of deep ventilation in the Greenland Sea. Nature, 416(6880), 525-527. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Messias MJ, Fogelqvist E, Van Scoy KA, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Stevens DP, Rey F, Tanhua T, Olsson KA, et al (1999). Mixing and convection in the Greenland Sea from a tracer-release experiment. Nature, 401(6756), 902-904. Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Andrié C, Mémery L, Mercier H (1999). Tracing the North Atlantic Deep Water through the Romanche and Chain Fracture Zones with chlorofluoromethanes. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 46(7), 1247-1278. Abstract. DOI.

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Journal articles

Meredith MP, Brown PJ, Naveira Garabato AC, Jullion L, Venables HJ, Messias MJ (2013). Dense bottom layers in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean: Creation, lifespan, and destruction. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(5), 933-936. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, King BA, Mackay N, Meredith MP, Mills B, Naveira Garabato AC (2013). Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid-depths in the Drake Passage measured by tracer release. Nature, 501(7467), 408-411. Abstract. DOI.
Rye CD, Messias MJ, Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Brousseau A, King BA (2012). Diapycnal diffusivities from a tracer release experiment in the deep sea, integrated over 13 years. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(4). Abstract. DOI.
Jeansson E, Olsson KA, Messias MJ, Kasajima Y, Johannessen T (2009). Evidence of greenland sea water in the Iceland basin. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(9). Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Watson AJ, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Olsson KA, Fogelqvist E, Olafsson J, Bacon S, Balle J, Bergman N, et al (2008). The Greenland Sea tracer experiment 1996-2002: Horizontal mixing and transport of Greenland Sea Intermediate Water. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 85-105. Abstract. DOI.
Marnela M, Rudels B, Olsson KA, Anderson LG, Jeansson E, Torres DJ, Messias MJ, Swift JH, Watson AJ (2008). Transports of Nordic Seas water masses and excess SF<inf>6</inf>through Fram Strait to the Arctic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Kasajima Y, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Messias MJ, Jeansson E, Bellerby RGJ, Skjelvan I (2006). A submesoscale coherent eddy in the Greenland Sea in 2003. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 111(7). Abstract. DOI.
Olsson KA, Jeansson E, Anderson LG, Hansen B, Eldevik T, Kristiansen R, Messias MJ, Johannessen T, Watson AJ (2005). Intermediate water from the Greenland Sea in the Faroe Bank Channel: Spreading of released sulphur hexafluoride. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 52(2), 279-294. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Bozec Y, Nightingale PD, Goldson L, Messias MJ, de Baar HJW, Liddicoat M, Skjelvan I, Strass V, Watson AJ, et al (2005). Iron and mixing affect biological carbon uptake in SOIREE and EisenEx, two Southern Ocean iron fertilisation experiments. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 52(6), 1001-1019. Author URL. DOI.
Brea S, Álvarez-Salgado XA, Álvarez M, Pérez FF, Mémery L, Mercier H, Messias MJ (2004). Nutrient mineralization rates and ratios in the eastern South Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 109(5). Abstract. DOI.
Naveira Garabato AC, Oliver KIC, Watson AJ, Messias MJ (2004). Turbulent diapycnal mixing in the Nordic seas. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 109(12), 1-9. Abstract. DOI.
Gascard J-C, Watson AJ, Messias M-J, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Simonsen K (2002). Long-lived vortices as a mode of deep ventilation in the Greenland Sea. Nature, 416(6880), 525-527. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mémery L, Arhan M, Alvarez-Salgado XA, Messias MJ, Mercier H, Castro CG, Rios AF (2000). The water masses along the western boundary of the south and equatorial Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 47(1), 69-98. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Messias MJ, Fogelqvist E, Van Scoy KA, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Stevens DP, Rey F, Tanhua T, Olsson KA, et al (1999). Mixing and convection in the Greenland Sea from a tracer-release experiment. Nature, 401(6756), 902-904. Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Andrié C, Mémery L, Mercier H (1999). Tracing the North Atlantic Deep Water through the Romanche and Chain Fracture Zones with chlorofluoromethanes. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 46(7), 1247-1278. Abstract. DOI.
Andrié C, Ternon JF, Messias MJ, Memery L, Bourlès B (1998). Chlorofluoromethane distributions in the deep equatorial Atlantic during January-March 1993. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 45(6), 903-930. Abstract. DOI.
Jean-Baptiste P, Messias MJ, Alba C, Charlou JL, Bougault H (1994). A simple copper-tube sampler for collecting and storing seawater for post-cruise CFC measurements. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 41(9), 1361-1372. Abstract. DOI.
Jean-Baptiste P, Messias MJ (1993). Using tracers to study ocean circulation: what more can we learn by the year 2000?. Annales - Institut Oceanographique, Paris, 69(2), 283-305. Abstract.

Publications by year



2013

Meredith MP, Brown PJ, Naveira Garabato AC, Jullion L, Venables HJ, Messias MJ (2013). Dense bottom layers in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean: Creation, lifespan, and destruction. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(5), 933-936. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, King BA, Mackay N, Meredith MP, Mills B, Naveira Garabato AC (2013). Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid-depths in the Drake Passage measured by tracer release. Nature, 501(7467), 408-411. Abstract. DOI.

2012

Rye CD, Messias MJ, Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Brousseau A, King BA (2012). Diapycnal diffusivities from a tracer release experiment in the deep sea, integrated over 13 years. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(4). Abstract. DOI.

2009

Jeansson E, Olsson KA, Messias MJ, Kasajima Y, Johannessen T (2009). Evidence of greenland sea water in the Iceland basin. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(9). Abstract. DOI.

2008

Messias MJ, Watson AJ, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Olsson KA, Fogelqvist E, Olafsson J, Bacon S, Balle J, Bergman N, et al (2008). The Greenland Sea tracer experiment 1996-2002: Horizontal mixing and transport of Greenland Sea Intermediate Water. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 85-105. Abstract. DOI.
Marnela M, Rudels B, Olsson KA, Anderson LG, Jeansson E, Torres DJ, Messias MJ, Swift JH, Watson AJ (2008). Transports of Nordic Seas water masses and excess SF<inf>6</inf>through Fram Strait to the Arctic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.

2006

Kasajima Y, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Messias MJ, Jeansson E, Bellerby RGJ, Skjelvan I (2006). A submesoscale coherent eddy in the Greenland Sea in 2003. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 111(7). Abstract. DOI.

2005

Olsson KA, Jeansson E, Anderson LG, Hansen B, Eldevik T, Kristiansen R, Messias MJ, Johannessen T, Watson AJ (2005). Intermediate water from the Greenland Sea in the Faroe Bank Channel: Spreading of released sulphur hexafluoride. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 52(2), 279-294. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Bozec Y, Nightingale PD, Goldson L, Messias MJ, de Baar HJW, Liddicoat M, Skjelvan I, Strass V, Watson AJ, et al (2005). Iron and mixing affect biological carbon uptake in SOIREE and EisenEx, two Southern Ocean iron fertilisation experiments. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 52(6), 1001-1019. Author URL. DOI.

2004

Brea S, Álvarez-Salgado XA, Álvarez M, Pérez FF, Mémery L, Mercier H, Messias MJ (2004). Nutrient mineralization rates and ratios in the eastern South Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 109(5). Abstract. DOI.
Naveira Garabato AC, Oliver KIC, Watson AJ, Messias MJ (2004). Turbulent diapycnal mixing in the Nordic seas. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 109(12), 1-9. Abstract. DOI.

2002

Gascard J-C, Watson AJ, Messias M-J, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Simonsen K (2002). Long-lived vortices as a mode of deep ventilation in the Greenland Sea. Nature, 416(6880), 525-527. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2000

Mémery L, Arhan M, Alvarez-Salgado XA, Messias MJ, Mercier H, Castro CG, Rios AF (2000). The water masses along the western boundary of the south and equatorial Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 47(1), 69-98. Abstract. DOI.

1999

Watson AJ, Messias MJ, Fogelqvist E, Van Scoy KA, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Stevens DP, Rey F, Tanhua T, Olsson KA, et al (1999). Mixing and convection in the Greenland Sea from a tracer-release experiment. Nature, 401(6756), 902-904. Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Andrié C, Mémery L, Mercier H (1999). Tracing the North Atlantic Deep Water through the Romanche and Chain Fracture Zones with chlorofluoromethanes. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 46(7), 1247-1278. Abstract. DOI.

1998

Andrié C, Ternon JF, Messias MJ, Memery L, Bourlès B (1998). Chlorofluoromethane distributions in the deep equatorial Atlantic during January-March 1993. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 45(6), 903-930. Abstract. DOI.

1994

Jean-Baptiste P, Messias MJ, Alba C, Charlou JL, Bougault H (1994). A simple copper-tube sampler for collecting and storing seawater for post-cruise CFC measurements. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 41(9), 1361-1372. Abstract. DOI.

1993

Jean-Baptiste P, Messias MJ (1993). Using tracers to study ocean circulation: what more can we learn by the year 2000?. Annales - Institut Oceanographique, Paris, 69(2), 283-305. Abstract.