Publications

Erik Behrens, Denise Fernandez, Phil J. Sutton, Meridional oceanic heat transport influences marine heatwaves in the Tasman Sea on interannual to decadal timescales, (2019), Frontiers in Marine Science, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2019.00228/abstract

M. James Salinger, James Renwick, Erik Behrens, A. Brett Mullan, Howard J. Diamond, Pascal Sirguey, Robert O. Smith, Michael C. T. Trought , Lisa Alexander, Nicolas J. Cullen, B. Blair Fitzharris, Christopher D. Hepburn, Amber K. Parker and Phil J. Sutton, The unprecedented coupled ocean-atmosphere summer heatwavein the New Zealand region 2017/18: drivers, mechanisms andimpacts, (2019), Environmental Research Letters, https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ab012a/meta

Langendijk, Gaby S. and Aubry-Wake, Caroline and Osman, Marisol and Gulizia, Carla and Attig-Bahar, Faten and Behrens, Erik and Bertoncini, André and Hart, Neil and Indasi, Victor S. and Innocenti, Silvia and van der Linden, Eveline C. and Mamnun, Nabir and Rasouli, Kabir and Reed, Kevin A. and Ridder, Nina and Rivera, Juan and Ruscica, Romina and Ukazu, Bethel U. and Walawender, Jakub P. and Walker, Dean P. and Woodhams, Beth J. and Yılmaz, Yeliz A., Three Ways Forward to Improve Regional Information for Extreme Events: An Early Career Perspective, (2019), Frontiers in Environmental Science, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fenvs.2019.00006/full

Neil C. Swart, Julius Busecke, Gaby Langendijk, Kevin A. Reed, Sarah M. Kang, Erik Behrens, Ariane Frassoni, Noel C. Baker, Jonathan V. Durgadoo, Victor N. Dike & Debashis Nath, Reflections on the CLIVAR Early Career Scientists Symposium 2016, (2018), npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41612-018-0015-y

Gary, S. F., Cunningham, S. A., Johnson,C., Houpert, L., Holliday, N. P., Behrens, E., … Boening, C. W. …, Seasonal Cycles of Oceanic Transports in the Eastern Subpolar North Atlantic, (2018), JGR-Oceans link

Cliff Law, Rickard, Mikaloff-Fletcher, Pinkerton, Behrens, …, Climate change projections for the surface ocean around New Zealand, (2017), New Zeal. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 1–27, link

Erik Behrens, Vage, Harden, Biastoch, Böning, Composition and variability of the Denmark Strait Overflow Water in a high-resolution numerical model hindcast simulation, JGR-Oceans link

Tilia Breckenfelder, Rhein, Roessler, Böning, Biastoch, Behrens, Mertens, Flow paths and variability of the North Atlantic Current: A comparison of observations and a high-resolution model , JGR-Oceans link

Jonny Williams, Morgenstern, Varma, Behrens, Hayek, Oliver, Dean, Mullan, Frame, NZESM – The New Zealand Earth System Model , Weather and Climate (NZ) link

Graham J. Rickard, Erik Behrens, and Stephen M. Chiswell CMIP5 earth system models with biogeochemistry: An assessment for the southwest Pacific Ocean , J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, link

Florian Rauser,… Erik Behrens,… Earth system science Frontiers – an ECS perspective , BAMS link

Claus W. Böning, Erik Behrens, Arne Biastoch, Klaus Getzlaf and Jonathan Bamber Emerging impact of Greenland meltwater on deepwater formation in the North Atlantic Ocean , Nat. GeoScience link

Behrens, E., G. Rickard, O. Morgenstern, T. Martin, A. Osprey, and M. Joshi (2016), Southern Ocean deep convection in global climate models: A driver for variability of subpolar gyres and Drake Passage transport on decadal timescales , J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011286 link

Graham Rickard and Erik Behrens CMIP5 Earth System Models with Biogeochemistry: An Assessment for the Ross Sea Sector of the Southern Ocean link

Gokhan Danabasoglu, Steve G. Yeager, Who M. Kim, Erik Behrens, Mats Bentsen, Daohua Bi, Arne Biastoch, Rainer Bleck, Claus Böning, Alexandra Bozec, Vittorio M. Canuto, Christophe Cassou, Eric Chassignet, Andrew C. Coward, Sergey Danilov, Nikolay Diansky, Helge Drange, Riccardo Farneti, Elodie Fernandez, Pier Giuseppe Fogli, Gael Forget, Yosuke Fujii, Stephen M. Griffies, Anatoly Gusev, Patrick Heimbach, Armando Howard, Mehmet Ilicak, Thomas Jung, Alicia R. Karspeck, Maxwell Kelley, William G. Large, Anthony Leboissetier, Jianhua Lu, Gurvan Madec, Simon J. Marsland, Simona Masina, Antonio Navarra, A.J.George Nurser, Anna Pirani, Anastasia Romanou, David Salas y Mélia, Bonita L. Samuels, Markus Scheinert, Dmitry Sidorenko, Shan Sun, Anne-Marie Treguier, Hiroyuki Tsujino, Petteri Uotila, Sophie Valcke, Aurore Voldoire, Qiang Wang, Igor Yashayaev (2015) North Atlantic Simulations in Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments phase II (CORE-II). Part II: Inter-Annual to Decadal Variability, Ocean Modelling, ISSN 1463-5003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.11.007.
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Stephanie M. Downes, Riccardo Farneti, Petteri Uotila, Stephen M. Griffies, Simon J. Marsland, David Bailey, Erik Behrens, Mats Bentsen, Daohua Bi, Arne Biastoch, Claus Böning, Alexandra Bozec, Vittorio M. Canuto, Eric Chassignet, Gokhan Danabasoglu, Sergey Danilov, Nikolay Diansky, Helge Drange, Pier Giuseppe Fogli, Anatoly Gusev, Armando Howard, Mehmet Ilicak, Thomas Jung, Maxwell Kelley, William G. Large, Anthony Leboissetier, Matthew Long, Jianhua Lu, Simona Masina, Akhilesh Mishra, Antonio Navarra, A.J.George Nurser, Lavinia Patara, Bonita L. Samuels, Dmitry Sidorenko, Paul Spence, Hiroyuki Tsujino, Qiang Wang, Stephen G. Yeager, (2015). An assessment of Southern Ocean water masses and sea ice during 1988-2007 in a suite of inter-annual CORE-II simulations , Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.07.022
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Riccardo Farneti, Stephanie M. Downes, Stephen M. Griffies, Simon J. Marsland, Erik Behrens, Mats Bentsen, Daohua Bi, Arne Biastoch, Claus Böning, Alexandra Bozec, Vittorio M. Canuto, Eric Chassignet, Gokhan Danabasoglu, Sergey Danilov, Nikolay Diansky, Helge Drange, Pier Giuseppe Fogli, Anatoly Gusev, Robert W. Hallberg, Armando Howard, Mehmet Ilicak, Thomas Jung, Maxwell Kelley, William G. Large, Anthony Leboissetier, Matthew Long, Jianhua Lu, Simona Masina, Akhilesh Mishra, Antonio Navarra, A.J. George Nurser, Lavinia Patara, Bonita L. Samuels, Dmitry Sidorenko, Hiroyuki Tsujino, Petteri Uotila, Qiang Wang, Steve G. Yeager, An assessment of Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Southern Ocean Meridional Overturning Circulation during 1958–2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations , Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.07.009
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Steinle, L., Graves, C. A., Treude, T., Ferré, B., Biastoch, A., Bussmann, I., Berndt, C., Krastel S., James R,H., Behrens E., Böning W.C., Greinert J., Saparta C-J., Scheinert M., Sommer S., Lehmann M.T., Niemann, H. (2015). Water column methanotrophy controlled by a rapid oceanographic switch. Nature Geoscience, 8(5), 378-382.
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C. Mertens, M. Rhein, M. Walter, C.W. Böning, E. Behrens, D. Kieke, R. Steinfeldt, U. Stöber (2014), Circulation and transports in the Newfoundland Basin, western subpolar North Atlantic . J. Geophys. Res., 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010019
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Glessmer, M.S., T. Eldevik, K. Våge, J.E.Ø. Nilsen, and E. Behrens, (2014), Atlantic origin of observed and modelled freshwater anomalies in the Nordic Seas . Advance online publication Nature Geoscience, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2259.
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Miguel Baltazar-Soares, Arne Biastoch, Chris Harrod, Reinhold Hanel, Lasse Marohn, Enno Prigge, Derek Evans, Kenneth Bodles, Erik Behrens, Claus W. Böning, Christophe Eizaguirre, Recruitment Collapse and Population Structure of the European Eel Shaped by Local Ocean Current Dynamics , Current Biology, Volume 24, Issue 1, 6 January 2014, Pages 104-108, ISSN 0960-9822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.031.
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Gokhan Danabasoglu, Steve G. Yeager, David Bailey, Erik Behrens, Mats Bentsen, Daohua Bi, Arne Biastoch, Claus Böning, Alexandra Bozec, Vittorio M. Canuto, Christophe Cassou, Eric Chassignet, Andrew C. Coward, Sergey Danilov, Nikolay Diansky, Helge Drange, Riccardo Farneti, Elodie Fernandez, Pier Giuseppe Fogli, Gael Forget, Yosuke Fujii, Stephen M. Griffies, Anatoly Gusev, Patrick Heimbach, Armando Howard, Thomas Jung, Maxwell Kelley, William G. Large, Anthony Leboissetier, Jianhua Lu, Gurvan Madec, Simon J. Marsland, Simona Masina, Antonio Navarra, A.J. George Nurser, Anna Pirani, David Salas y Mélia, Bonita L. Samuels, Markus Scheinert, Dmitry Sidorenko, Anne-Marie Treguier, Hiroyuki Tsujino, Petteri Uotila, Sophie Valcke, Aurore Voldoire, Qiang Wang, North Atlantic simulations in Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments phase II (CORE-II). Part I: Mean states, Ocean Modelling, Volume 73, January 2014, Pages 76-107, ISSN 1463-5003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.10.005.
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J. Fischer, J. Karstensen, R. Zantopp, M. Visbeck, A. Biastoch, E. Behrens, C.W. Böning, D. Quadfasel, K. Jochumsen, H. Valdimarsson, S. Jónsson, S. Bacon, N.P. Holliday, S. Dye, M. Rhein, C. Mertens, Intra-seasonal variability of the DWBC in the western subpolar North Atlantic, Progress in Oceanography, ISSN 0079-6611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2014.04.002.
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Stephen M. Griffies, Jianjun Yin, Paul J. Durack, Paul Goddard, Susan C. Bates, Erik Behrens, Mats Bentsen, Daohua Bi, Arne Biastoch, Claus W. Böning, Alexandra Bozec, Eric Chassignet, Gokhan Danabasoglu, Sergey Danilov, Catia M. Domingues, Helge Drange, Riccardo Farneti, Elodie Fernandez, Richard J. Greatbatch, David M. Holland, Mehmet Ilicak, William G. Large, Katja Lorbacher, Jianhua Lu, Simon J. Marsland, Akhilesh Mishra, A.J. George Nurser, David Salas y Mélia, Jaime B. Palter, Bonita L. Samuels, Jens Schröter, Franziska U. Schwarzkopf, Dmitry Sidorenko, Anne Marie Treguier, Yu-heng Tseng, Hiroyuki Tsujino, Petteri Uotila, Sophie Valcke, Aurore Voldoire, Qiang Wang, Michael Winton, Xuebin Zhang, An assessment of global and regional sea level for years 1993–2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations, Ocean Modelling, Volume 78, June 2014, Pages 35-89, ISSN 1463-5003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.03.004.
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Erik Behrens, Arne Biastoch, Claus W. Böning, Spurious AMOC trends in global ocean sea-ice models related to subarctic freshwater forcing, Ocean Modelling, Volume 69, September 2013, Pages 39-49, ISSN 1463-5003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.05.004.
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Caroline C. Ummenhofer, Franziska U. Schwarzkopf, Gary Meyers, Erik Behrens, Arne Biastoch, and Claus W. Böning, 2013: Pacific Ocean Contribution to the Asymmetry in Eastern Indian Ocean Variability. J. Climate, 26, 1152-1171.
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Fischer, M., Biastoch, A., Behrens, E., & Baehr, J. (2013). Simulations of a Line W-based observing system for the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Ocean Dynamics, 63(8), 865-880.
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Rühs, S., J. V. Durgadoo, E. Behrens, and A. Biastoch (2013), Advective timescales and pathways of Agulhas leakage, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3997-4000, doi:10.1002/grl.50782. link

Erik Behrens, The oceanic response to Greenland melting: the effect of increasing model resolution, Dissertation, urn:nbn:de:gbv:8-diss-136843 link

Didier Swingedouw, Christian B. Rodehacke, Erik Behrens, Matthew Menary, Steffen M. Olsen, Yongqi Gao, Uwe Mikolajewicz, Juliette Mignot, Arne Biastoch (2013). Decadal fingerprints of freshwater discharge around Greenland in a multi-model ensemble. Climate dynamics, 41(3-4), 695-720. link

Behrens, E., Schwarzkopf, F. U., Lübbecke, J. F., & Böning, C. W. (2012). Model simulations on the long-term dispersal of 137Cs released into the Pacific Ocean off Fukushima. Environmental Research Letters, 7(3), 034004.link

Feng, M., C. Böning, A. Biastoch, E. Behrens, E. Weller, and Y. Masumoto (2011), The reversal of the multi-decadal trends of the equatorial Pacific easterly winds, and the Indonesian Throughflow and Leeuwin Current transports, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L11604, doi:10.1029/2011GL047291. link