For my research interests please check our group webpage

Publications

* = publication with a student or postdoc as first author

    Submitted/In Review (Please email me for a copy of submitted manuscripts)

    • Zanna L. Revisiting the role of air-sea coupling in Atlantic variability.
    • *Bronselaer B. and L. Zanna. Tracking heat with carbon.
    • *David T., L. Zanna and D. P. Marshall. Eddy-mixing entropy as a measure of turbulent disorder in barotropic ocean jets. Physics of Fluids, arXiv:1702.08041v1

    • *Bolton T. and L. Zanna. Interannual Variability of Gulf Stream Dynamics. GRL.
    • *O'Reilly C., T. Woollings, L. Zanna and A. Weisheimer. The impact of tropical precipitation on summertime Euro-Atlantic circulation via a circumglobal wave-train. J. Climate.

    • *Bronselaer B., L. Zanna, D. Munday and J. Lowe. Southern Ocean carbon wind-stress feedback. Clim. Dyn.
    • *Huber M. and L. Zanna. Simulated ocean heat uptake inferred from air-sea fluxes. GRL.

    • van Sebille E. et al. Lagrangian ocean analysis: fundamentals and practices. Oc. Modelling.



      • Published/ In Press

          2017

        • Zanna L., P.G.L. Porta Mana, J. Anstey, T. David, T. Bolton, 2017. Scale-Aware Deterministic and Stochastic Parametrizations of Eddy-Mean Flow Interaction. Oc. Modelling, 111, 66 - 80, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.01.004. [pdf] [bib]

        • *Huber M. and L. Zanna, 2017. Drivers of uncertainty in simulated ocean circulation and heat uptake. GRL, 44 (3), 1402-1413, doi:10.1002/2016GL071587 [pdf] [bib]

        • *Kjellsson J. and L. Zanna. The Impact of Horizontal Resolution on Energy Transfers in Global Ocean Models. Fluids, GFD Special Edition.

        • *Juricke S., T. N. Palmer and L. Zanna, 2017. Stochastic perturbations to sub-grid scale ocean mixing: Impacts on low frequency variability. J. Climate, In Press, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0539.1 [pdf] [bib]
        • *Anstey J. and L. Zanna, 2017. A deformation-based parametrization of ocean mesoscale eddy Reynolds stresses. Oc. Modelling, 112, 99-111, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.02.004. [pdf][bib]

        • *David T., D. P. Marshall and L. Zanna, 2017. The statistical nature of turbulent barotropic ocean jets. Oc. Modelling, In Press, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.03.008. [pdf] [bib]
        • *O'Reilly C., T. Woollings and L. Zanna. The dynamical and thermodynamical influences of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on continental climate. J. Climate, In press, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0345.1

        • Grooms I. and L. Zanna, 2017. A note on "Toward a stochastic parametrization of ocean mesoscale eddies". Oc. Modelling, In press, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.03.007. [pdf] [bib]

        • 2016

        • *Huddart B., A. Subramanian, L. Zanna, and T. N. Palmer, 2016. Seasonal and Decadal Forecasts of Atlantic SST using a Linear Inverse Model. Clim. Dyn. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3375-1, [pdf] [bib]

        • *Bronselaer B., L. Zanna, D. Munday and J. Lowe, 2016. The Influence of Southern Ocean Winds on the North Atlantic Carbon Sink. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, 844–858, doi: 10.1002/2015GB005364 [pdf] [bib] [ Commentary by Taka Ito]

        • MacMartin D., L. Zanna and E. Tziperman, 2016. Suppression of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Variability at increased CO2. J. Climate, 29, 11, 4155-4164, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0533.1 [pdf, SM] [bib]

        • *Andrejczuk M., F. Cooper, S. Juricke, T. N. Palmer, A. Weisheimer and L. Zanna, 2016. Oceanic stochastic parametrizations in a seasonal forecast system. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 5, 1867-1875, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0245.1 [pdf, SM] [bib]

        • *O'Reilly C., M. Huber, T. Woollings and L. Zanna, 2016. The signature of low frequency oceanic forcing in the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation. GRL, 43, 2810-2818, doi:10.1002/2016GL067925. [pdf] [bib] [Journal Highlights]

        • 2015

        • *Cooper F. and L. Zanna, 2015. Optimisation of an idealised ocean model: stochastic parametrisation of sud-grid eddies. Ocean Modelling. 88, 38-53. [pdf] [bib]

        • 2014

        • Marshall D. P. and L. Zanna, 2014. A conceptual model of ocean heat uptake under climate change. J. of Climate. 27, 22, 8444-8465, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00344.1 [pdf] [bib]

        • *Porta Mana P.G.L and L. Zanna, 2014. Toward a stochastic parametrization of ocean mesoscale eddies. Ocean Modelling. 79, 1-20, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.04.002. [pdf] [bib]

        • 2013

        • Wilson C., K. Horsburgh, J. Williams, J. Flowerdew and L. Zanna, 2013. Tide-surge adjoint modelling: a new technique to understand forecast uncertainty. JGR- Oceans, 118, 5092–5108, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20364. [pdf] [bib]

        • MacMartin D.G., E. Tziperman and L. Zanna, 2013. Frequency-domain multi-model analysis of the response of Atlantic Meridional overturning circulation to surface forcing. J. of Climate. 26, 21, 8323-8340, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00717.1 [pdf] [bib]

        • Palmer T.N. and L. Zanna, 2013. Singular Vectors, Predictability and Ensemble Prediction for Weather and Climate. Journal of Physics A: Math. Theor. 46 (2013) 254018. [pdf] [bib]

        • 2012

        • Zanna L., 2012. Forecast Skill and Predictability of Observed Atlantic Sea Surface Temperatures. J. Climate, 25, 14, 5047-5056. [pdf] [bib]

        • Zanna L., P. Heimbach, A.M. Moore and E. Tziperman, 2012. Upper ocean singular vectors of the North Atlantic Climate with Implications for Linear Predictability and Variability. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 138, 663, 500-513 [pdf] [bib]

        • 2010-2011

        • Zanna L., 2011. Ocean Model Uncertainty in Climate Prediction. ECMWF Proceedings, Workshop on Representing model uncertainty and error in numerical weather and climate prediction models, 20-24 June 2011. [pdf] or EMCWF library.

        • Zanna L., P. Heimbach, A.M. Moore and E. Tziperman, 2011. Optimal excitation of interannual Atlantic meridional overturning circulation variability. J. Climate, 24, 2, 413-427. [pdf] [bib]

        • Zanna L., P. Heimbach, A.M. Moore and E. Tziperman, 2010. The role of ocean dynamics in the optimal growth of tropical SST anomalies. J. Phys. Oceanog., 40, 5, 983–1003.[pdf] [bib]

        • 2005-2008

        • Tziperman E., L. Zanna and C. Penland, 2008. Non normal thermohaline circulation dynamics in a coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM. J. Phys. Oceanog., 38, 3, 588-604. [pdf] [bib]

        • Zanna L. and E. Tziperman, 2008. Surface optimal excitation of the thermohaline circulation. J. Phys. Oceanog., 38, 8, 1820-1830. [pdf][bib]

        • Zanna L. and E. Tziperman, 2005. Non normal amplification of the thermohaline circulation. J. Phys. Oceanog., 35, 9, 1593-1605. [pdf] [bib]

        • Prospective Students and Postdocs:

            If you have a strong background in physics and math and are interested in climate/ocean dynamics, feel free to email me directly and check opportunities within the group
 
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