PUBLICATIONS        (Di Lorenzo, Research ID )


  1. Auger., P., J. B. Gorgues, C. E. Morales, E. Di Lorenzo and S. Hormazabal: Shaping the primary productivity in the Humboldt Current System off Peru-Chile: combined effects of iron supply by continental shelf sediments and cross-shore transport. Journal of Geophysical Research, submitted.

  2. Park, K., I. Federico, E. Di Lorenzo, C. G. Piecuch, T. Ezer, N. Pinardi, G. Coppini and K. M. Cobb: Drivers of Storm Surge along the Southeastern U.S. coast: Comparisons between Hurricanes Matthew (2016) and Dorian (2019). Journal of Geophysical Research, submitted.

  3. Power, S., A. Capotondi, M. Newman, E. Di Lorenzo and others: Decadal variability in the Tropical Pacific: characteristics, causes, predictability and prospects. Science, in review.

  4. van der Sleen, P., P. A. Zuidema, J. Morrongiello, J. J. Ong, R. R. Rykaczewski, W. J. Sydeman, E. Di Lorenzo and B. A. Black: Integration of life history characteristics and climate variability explains low-frequency fluctuations in marine fish: implications for fisheries under climate change. Science Advances, submitted.

  5. Wu, S., E. Di Lorenzo and Z. Y. Liu: Mechanisms of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation in climate model ensembles. Nature Scientific Reports, in review.

  6. Xu, T., E. Di Lorenzo, K. Haas, C. A. Edward and A. Miller: Experimental Forecast and Predictability Dynamics of Inner-Shelf Circulation around Pt. Sal, California. Ocean Modelling, submitted.


  1. Drenkard, E., Charles Stock, Alistair Adcroft, Michael Alexander, Venkatramani Balaji, Steven J. Bograd, Momme Butenschön, Wei Cheng, Enrique Curchitser, Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Keith Dixon, Raphael Dussin, Alan Haynie, Matthew Harrison, Albert Hermann, Anne Hollowed, Kirstin Holsman, Jason Holt, Michael Jacox, Chan Joo Jang, Kelly Kearney, Barbara Muhling, Mercedes Pozo Buil, Andrew C. Ross, Vincent Saba, Anne Britt Sandø, Désirée Tommasi, Muyin Wang, 2021: Next-generation regional ocean projections for living marine resource management in a changing climate. ICES Journal of Marine Science, accepted.

  2. Joh, Y., E. Di Lorenzo, L. Siqueira and B. Kirtman, 2021: Enhanced interactions of Kuroshio Extension with tropical Pacific in a changing climate. Nature Scientific Reports, 11 (6247), doi: [PDF]

  3. Navarra, G. G. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2021: Poleward shift and intensified variability of Kuroshio-Oyashio extension and North Pacific Transition Zone under climate change. Climate Dynamics, 18, doi:10.1007/s00382-021-05677-0.

  4. Xu, T. T., M. Newman, A. Capotondi and E. Di Lorenzo, 2021: The Continuum of Northeast Pacific Marine Heatwaves and Their Relationship to the Tropical Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(2) 10, doi:10.1029/2020gl090661. [PDF]

  5. Zhao, Y. Y., E. Di Lorenzo, D. X. Sun and S. Stevenson, 2021: Tropical Pacific Decadal Variability and ENSO Precursor in CMIP5 Models. Journal of Climate, 34(3) 1023-1045, doi:10.1175/jcli-d-20-0158.1.


  1. Grothe, P. R., K. M. Cobb, G. Liguori, E. Di Lorenzo, A. Capotondi, Y. B. Lu, H. Cheng, R. L. Edwards, J. R. Southon, G. M. Santos, D. M. Deocampo, J. Lynch-Stieglitz, T. R. Chen, H. R. Sayani, D. M. Thompson, J. L. Conroy, A. L. Moore, K. Townsend, M. Hagos, G. O'Connor and L. T. Toth, 2020: Enhanced El Nino-Southern Oscillation Variability in Recent Decades. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(7) 8, doi:10.1029/2019gl083906. [PDF]

  2. Jacox, M. G., M. A. Alexander, S. Siedlecki, K. Chen, Y. O. Kwon, S. Brodie, I. Ortiz, D. Tommasi, M. J. Widlansky, D. Barrie, A. Capotondi, W. Cheng, E. Di Lorenzo, C. Edwards, J. Fiechter, P. Fratantoni, E. L. Hazen, A. J. Hermann, A. Kumar, A. J. Miller, D. Pirhalla, M. P. Buil, S. Ray, S. C. Sheridan, A. Subramanian, P. Thompson, L. Thorne, H. Annamalai, K. Aydin, S. J. Bograd, R. B. Griffis, K. Kearney, H. Kim, A. Mariotti, M. Merrifield and R. Rykaczewski, 2020: Seasonal-to-interannual prediction of North American coastal marine ecosystems: Forecast methods, mechanisms of predictability, and priority developments. Progress in Oceanography, 183 23, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102307. [PDF]

  3. Knowlton, N., E. Di Lorenzo, F. Micheli and C. B. Field, 2020: Successes at the Interface of Ocean, Climate and Humans. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA, doi: 10.3389/978-2-88966-302-6.

  4. Martinez, E., T. Gorgues, M. Lengaigne, C. Fontana, R. Sauzede, C. Menkes, J. Uitz, E. Di Lorenzo and R. Fablet, 2020: Reconstructing Global Chlorophyll-a Variations Using a Non-linear Statistical Approach. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7 20, doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00464. [PDF]

  5. Yati, E., S. Minobe, N. Mantua, S. Ito and E. Di Lorenzo, 2020: Marine Ecosystem Variations Over the North Pacific and Their Linkage to Large-Scale Climate Variability and Change. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7 15, doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.578165.

  6. Zhao, Y. Y. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2020: The impacts of Extra-tropical ENSO Precursors on Tropical Pacific Decadal-scale Variability. Scientific Reports, 10(1) 12, doi:10.1038/s41598-020-59253-3. [PDF]


  1. Alheit, J., E. Di Lorenzo, R. R. Rykaczewski and S. Sundby, 2019: Drivers of dynamics of small pelagic fish resources: environmental control of long-term changes. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 159 1-3, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2018.12.005. [PDF]

  2. Bograd, S. J., S. Kang, E. Di Lorenzo, T. Horii, O. N. Katugin, J. R. King, V. B. Lobanov, M. Makino, G. S. Na, R. I. Perry, F. L. Qiao, R. R. Rykaczewski, H. Saito, T. W. Therriault, S. Yoo and H. Batchelder, 2019: Developing a Social-Ecological-Environmental System Framework to Address Climate Change Impacts in the North Pacific. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 11, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00333. [PDF]

  3. Bonino, G., E. Di Lorenzo, S. Masina and D. Iovino, 2019: Interannual to decadal variability within and across the major Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems. Scientific Reports, 9 14, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-56514-8. [PDF]

  4. Capotondi, A., M. Jacox, C. Bowler, M. Kavanaugh, P. Lehodey, D. Barrie, S. Brodie, S. Chaffron, W. Cheng, D. F. Dias, D. Eveillard, L. Guidi, D. Iudicone, N. S. Lovenduski, J. A. Nye, I. Ortiz, D. Pirhalla, M. P. Buil, V. Saba, S. Sheridan, S. Siedlecki, A. Subramanian, C. de Vargas, E. Di Lorenzo, S. C. Doney, A. J. Hermann, T. Joyce, M. Merrifield, A. J. Miller, F. Not and S. Pesant, 2019: Observational Needs Supporting Marine Ecosystems Modeling and Forecasting: From the Global Ocean to Regional and Coastal Systems. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 30, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00623. [PDF]

  5. Capotondi, A., P. D. Sardeshmukh, E. Di Lorenzo, A. C. Subramanian and A. J. Miller, 2019: Predictability of US West Coast Ocean Temperatures is not solely due to ENSO. Nature Scientific Reports, 9 10, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-47400-4. [PDF]

  6. Joh, Y. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2019: Interactions between Kuroshio Extension and Central Tropical Pacific lead to preferred decadal-timescale oscillations in Pacific climate. Nature Scientific Reports, 9 12, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-49927-y. [PDF]

  7. Kumar, N., S. H. Suanda, J. A. Colosi, K. Haas, E. Di Lorenzo, A. J. Miller and C. A. Edwards, 2019: Coastal Semidiurnal Internal Tidal Incoherence in the Santa Maria Basin, California: Observations and Model Simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 124(7) 5158-5179, doi:10.1029/2018jc014891. [PDF]

  8. Liguori, G. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2019: Separating the North and South Pacific Meridional Modes Contributions to ENSO and Tropical Decadal Variability. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(2) 906-915, doi:10.1029/2018gl080320. [PDF]

  9. Nagy, H., E. Di Lorenzo and A. El-Gindy, 2019: The impact of climate change on circulation patterns in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea upper layer using Med-ROMS model. Progress in Oceanography, 175 226-244, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2019.04.012. [PDF]

  10. Sainz, J. F., E. Di Lorenzo, T. W. Bell, S. Gaines, H. Lenihan and R. J. Miller, 2019: Spatial Planning of Marine Aquaculture Under Climate Decadal Variability: A Case Study for Mussel Farms in Southern California. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 16, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00253. [PDF]

  11. Tranchant, B., I. Pujol, E. Di Lorenzo and J. F. Legeais, 2019: The North Pacific Gyre Oscillation. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 12 S29-+.


  1. Black, B. A., P. van der Sleen, E. Di Lorenzo, D. Griffin, W. J. Sydeman, J. B. Dunham, R. R. Rykaczewski, M. Garcia-Reyes, M. Safeeq, I. Arismendi and S. J. Bograd, 2018: Rising synchrony controls western North American ecosystems. Global Change Biology, 24(6) 2305-2314, doi:10.1111/gcb.14128. [PDF]

  2. Kahru, M., R. Elmgren, E. Di Lorenzo and O. Savchuk, 2018: Unexplained interannual oscillations of cyanobacterial blooms in the Baltic Sea. Nature Scientific Reports, 8 5, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24829-7. [PDF]

  3. Liguori, G. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2018: Meridional Modes and Increasing Pacific Decadal Variability Under Anthropogenic Forcing. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(2) 983-991, doi:10.1002/2017gl076548. [PDF]

  4. Liu, Z. Y. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2018: Mechanisms and Predictability of Pacific Decadal Variability. Current Climate Change Reports, 4(2) 128-144, doi:10.1007/s40641-018-0090-5. [PDF]


  1. Anderson, B. T., J. C. Furtado, E. Di Lorenzo and D. J. S. Gianotti, 2017: Tracking the Pacific Decadal Precession. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 122(6) 3214-3227, doi:10.1002/2016jd025962. [PDF]

  2. Belmadani, A., E. Concha, D. Donoso, A. Chaigneau, F. Colas, N. Maximenko and E. Di Lorenzo, 2017: Striations and preferred eddy tracks triggered by topographic steering of the background flow in the eastern South Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122(4) 2847-2870, doi:10.1002/2016jc012348. [PDF]

  3. Joh, Y. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2017: Increasing Coupling Between NPGO and PDO Leads to Prolonged Marine Heatwaves in the Northeast Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(22) 11663-11671, doi:10.1002/2017gl075930. [PDF]

  4. Liguori, G., E. Di Lorenzo and W. Cabos, 2017: A multi-model ensemble view of winter heat flux dynamics and the dipole mode in the Mediterranean Sea. Climate Dynamics, 48(3-4) 1089-1108, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3129-0. [PDF]

  5. Parada, C., A. Gretchina, S. Vasquez, A. Belmadani, V. Combes, B. Ernst, E. Di Lorenzo, J. Porobic and A. Sepulveda, 2017: Expanding the conceptual framework of the spatial population structure and life history of jack mackerel in the eastern South Pacific: an oceanic seamount region as potential spawning/nursery habitat. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 74(9) 2398-2414, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsx065. [PDF]

  6. Pozo Buil, M. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2017: Decadal dynamics and predictability of oxygen and subsurface tracers in the California Current System. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(9) 4204-4213, doi:10.1002/2017gl072931. [PDF]


  1. Anderson, B. T., D. J. S. Gianotti, J. C. Furtado and E. Di Lorenzo, 2016: A decadal precession of atmospheric pressures over the North Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(8) 3921-3927, doi:10.1002/2016gl068206. [PDF]

  2. Ascani, F., K. S. Van Houtan, E. Di Lorenzo, J. J. Polovina and T. T. Jones, 2016: Juvenile recruitment in loggerhead sea turtles linked to decadal changes in ocean circulation. Global Change Biology, 22(11) 3529-3538, doi:10.1111/gcb.13331. [PDF]

  3. Di Lorenzo, E. and N. Mantua, 2016: Multi-year persistence of the 2014/15 North Pacific marine heatwave. Nature Climate Change, 6(11) 1042-+, doi:10.1038/nclimate3082. [PDF]

  4. Newman, M., M. A. Alexander, T. R. Ault, K. M. Cobb, C. Deser, E. Di Lorenzo, N. J. Mantua, A. J. Miller, S. Minobe, H. Nakamura, N. Schneider, D. J. Vimont, A. S. Phillips, J. D. Scott and C. A. Smith, 2016: The Pacific Decadal Oscillation, Revisited. Journal of Climate, 29(12) 4399-4427, doi:10.1175/jcli-d-15-0508.1. [PDF]

  5. Parada, C., S. Frusher, R. H. Bustamante, E. Di Lorenzo, P. Bernal, M. Cryer, A. Dunn, R. Garreaud, M. Gutierrez, S. Jennings, A. Montecinos, S. Neira, R. A. Quinones, K. Takahashi, R. Tascheri and B. Yannicelli, 2016: South Pacific Integrated Ecosystem Studies meeting: toward conservation and sustainable use of marine resources in the South Pacific. Fisheries Oceanography, 25 1-4, doi:10.1111/fog.12148. [PDF]

  6. Saldivar-Lucio, R., E. Di Lorenzo, M. Nakamura, H. Villalobos, D. Lluch-Cota and P. Del Monte-Luna, 2016: Macro-Scale Patterns in Upwelling/Downwelling Activity at North American West Coast. Plos One, 11(11) 23, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166962. [PDF]

  7. Suanda, S. H., N. Kumar, A. J. Miller, E. Di Lorenzo, K. Haas, D. H. Cai, C. A. Edwards, L. Washburn, M. R. Fewings, R. Torres and F. Feddersen, 2016: Wind relaxation and a coastal buoyant plume north of Pt. Conception, CA: Observations, simulations, and scalings. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 121(10) 7455-7475, doi:10.1002/2016jc011919. [PDF]


  1. Bograd, S. J., M. P. Buil, E. Di Lorenzo, C. G. Castro, I. D. Schroeder, R. Goericke, C. R. Anderson, C. Benitez-Nelson and F. A. Whitney, 2015: Changes in source waters to the Southern California Bight. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 112 42-52, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.04.009. [PDF]

  2. Capotondi, A., A. T. Wittenberg, M. Newman, E. Di Lorenzo, J. Y. Yu, P. Braconnot, J. Cole, B. Dewitte, B. Giese, E. Guilyardi, F. F. Jin, K. Karnauskas, B. Kirtman, T. Lee, N. Schneider, Y. Xue and S. W. Yeh, 2015: Understanding ENSO Diversity. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(6) 921-938, doi:10.1175/bams-d-13-00117.1. [PDF]

  3. Combes, V., S. Hormazabal and E. Di Lorenzo, 2015: Interannual variability of the subsurface eddy field in the Southeast Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 120(7) 4907-4924, doi:10.1002/2014jc010265. [PDF]

  4. Davis, A. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2015: Interannual forcing mechanisms of California Current transports I: Meridional Currents. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 112 18-30, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.02.005. [PDF]

  5. Davis, A. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2015: Interannual forcing mechanisms of California Current transports II: Mesoscale eddies. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 112 31-41, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.02.004. [PDF]

  6. Di Lorenzo, E., 2015: CLIMATE SCIENCE The future of coastal ocean upwelling. Nature, 518(7539) 310-311, doi:10.1038/518310a. [PDF]

  7. Di Lorenzo, E., G. Liguori, N. Schneider, J. C. Furtado, B. T. Anderson and M. A. Alexander, 2015: ENSO and meridional modes: A null hypothesis for Pacific climate variability. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(21) 9440-9448, doi:10.1002/2015gl066281. [PDF]

  8. Kilduff, D. P., E. Di Lorenzo, L. W. Botsford and S. L. H. Teo, 2015: Changing central Pacific El Ninos reduce stability of North American salmon survival rates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(35) 10962-10966, doi:10.1073/pnas.1503190112. [PDF]

  9. Pozo Buil, M. P. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2015: Decadal changes in Gulf of Alaska upwelling source waters. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(5) 1488-1495, doi:10.1002/2015gl063191. [PDF]


  1. Davis, A., E. Di Lorenzo, H. Luo, A. Belmadani, N. Maximenko, O. Melnichenko and N. Schneider, 2014: Mechanisms for the emergence of ocean striations in the North Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(3) 948-953, doi:10.1002/2013gl057956. [PDF]

  2. Schmidt, A. E., L. W. Botsford, J. M. Eadie, R. W. Bradley, E. Di Lorenzo and J. Jahncke, 2014: Non-stationary seabird responses reveal shifting ENSO dynamics in the northeast Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 499 249-U501, doi:10.3354/meps10629. [PDF]


  1. Anderson, B. T., J. C. Furtado, K. M. Cobb and E. Di Lorenzo, 2013: Extratropical forcing of El Nino-Southern Oscillation asymmetry. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(18) 4916-4921, doi:10.1002/grl.50951. [PDF]

  2. Belmadani, A., N. A. Maximenko, J. P. McCreary, R. Furue, O. V. Melnichenko, N. Schneider and E. Di Lorenzo, 2013: Linear Wind-Forced Beta Plumes with Application to the Hawaiian Lee Countercurrent. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43(10) 2071-2094, doi:10.1175/jpo-d-12-0194.1. [PDF]

  3. Chiba, S., E. Lorenzo, A. Davis, J. E. Keister, B. Taguchi, Y. Sasai and H. Sugisaki, 2013: Large-scale climate control of zooplankton transport and biogeography in the Kuroshio-Oyashio Extension region. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(19) 5182-5187, doi:10.1002/grl.50999. [PDF]

  4. Cobb, K. M., N. Westphal, H. R. Sayani, J. T. Watson, E. Di Lorenzo, H. Cheng, R. L. Edwards and C. D. Charles, 2013: Highly Variable El Nino-Southern Oscillation Throughout the Holocene. Science, 339(6115) 67-70, doi:10.1126/science.1228246. [PDF]

  5. Combes, V., F. Chenillat, E. Di Lorenzo, P. Riviere, M. D. Ohman and S. J. Bograd, 2013: Cross-shore transport variability in the California Current: Ekman upwelling vs. eddy dynamics. Progress in Oceanography, 109 78-89, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2012.10.001. [PDF]

  6. Di Lorenzo, E., V. Combes, J. E. Keister, P. T. Strub, A. C. Thomas, P. J. S. Franks, M. D. Ohman, J. C. Furtado, A. Bracco, S. J. Bograd, W. T. Peterson, F. B. Schwing, S. Chiba, B. Taguchi, S. Hormazabal and C. Parada, 2013: Synthesis of Pacific Ocean Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics. Oceanography, 26(4) 68-81, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2013.76. [PDF]

  7. Di Lorenzo, E., D. Mountain, H. P. Batchelder, N. Bond and E. E. Hofmann, 2013: Advances in Marine Ecosystem Dynamics from US GLOBEC The Horizontal-Advection Bottom-up Forcing Paradigm. Oceanography, 26(4) 22-33, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2013.73. [PDF]

  8. Di Lorenzo, E. and M. D. Ohman, 2013: A double-integration hypothesis to explain ocean ecosystem response to climate forcing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(7) 2496-2499, doi:10.1073/pnas.1218022110. [PDF]

  9. Franks, P. J. S., E. Di Lorenzo, N. L. Goebel, F. Chenillat, P. Riviere, C. A. Edward and A. J. Miller, 2013: Modeling Physical-Biological Responses to Climate Change in the California Current System. Oceanography, 26(3) 26-33, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2013.42. [PDF]

  10. Hormazabal, S., V. Combes, C. E. Morales, M. A. Correa-Ramirez, E. Di Lorenzo and S. Nunez, 2013: Intrathermocline eddies in the coastal transition zone off central Chile (31-41 degrees S). Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 118(10) 4811-4821, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20337. [PDF]

  11. Peterson, J. O., C. A. Morgan, W. T. Peterson and E. Di Lorenzo, 2013: Seasonal and interannual variation in the extent of hypoxia in the northern California Current from 1998-2012. Limnology and Oceanography, 58(6) 2279-2292, doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.6.2279. [PDF]

  12. Subramanian, A. C., A. J. Miller, B. D. Cornuelle, E. Di Lorenzo, R. A. Weller and F. Straneo, 2013: A data assimilative perspective of oceanic mesoscale eddy evolution during VOCALS-REx. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13(6) 3329-3344, doi:10.5194/acp-13-3329-2013. [PDF]

  13. Sydeman, W. J., J. A. Santora, S. A. Thompson, B. Marinovic and E. Di Lorenzo, 2013: Increasing variance in North Pacific climate relates to unprecedented ecosystem variability off California. Global Change Biology, 19(6) 1662-1675, doi:10.1111/gcb.12165. [PDF]


  1. Chenillat, F., P. Riviere, X. Capet, E. Di Lorenzo and B. Blanke, 2012: North Pacific Gyre Oscillation modulates seasonal timing and ecosystem functioning in the California Current upwelling system. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 6, doi:10.1029/2011gl049966. [PDF]

  2. Furtado, J. C., E. Di Lorenzo, B. T. Anderson and N. Schneider, 2012: Linkages between the North Pacific Oscillation and central tropical Pacific SSTs at low frequencies. Climate Dynamics, 39(12) 2833-2846, doi:10.1007/s00382-011-1245-4. [PDF]

  3. Kahru, M., E. Di Lorenzo, M. Manzano-Sarabia and B. G. Mitchell, 2012: Spatial and temporal statistics of sea surface temperature and chlorophyll fronts in the California Current. Journal of Plankton Research, 34(9) 749-760, doi:10.1093/plankt/fbs010. [PDF]

  4. Luo, H., A. Bracco, I. Yashayaev and E. Di Lorenzo, 2012: The interannual variability of potential temperature in the central Labrador Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 117 22, doi:10.1029/2012jc007988. [PDF]

  5. Shillinger, G. L., E. Di Lorenzo, H. Luo, S. J. Bograd, E. L. Hazen, H. Bailey and J. R. Spotila, 2012: On the dispersal of leatherback turtle hatchlings from Mesoamerican nesting beaches. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 279(1737) 2391-2395, doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.2348. [PDF]

  6. Tzeng, W. N., Y. H. Tseng, Y. S. Han, C. C. Hsu, C. W. Chang, E. Di Lorenzo and C. H. Hsieh, 2012: Evaluation of Multi-Scale Climate Effects on Annual Recruitment Levels of the Japanese Eel, Anguilla japonica, to Taiwan. Plos One, 7(2) 11, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030805. [PDF]


  1. Furtado, J. C., E. Di Lorenzo, N. Schneider and N. A. Bond, 2011: North Pacific Decadal Variability and Climate Change in the IPCC AR4 Models. Journal of Climate, 24(12) 3049-3067, doi:10.1175/2010jcli3584.1. [PDF]

  2. Keister, J. E., E. Di Lorenzo, C. A. Morgan, V. Combes and W. T. Peterson, 2011: Zooplankton species composition is linked to ocean transport in the Northern California Current. Global Change Biology, 17(7) 2498-2511, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02383.x. [PDF]

  3. Kilpatrick, T., N. Schneider and E. Di Lorenzo, 2011: Generation of Low-Frequency Spiciness Variability in the Thermocline. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41(2) 365-377, doi:10.1175/2010jpo4443.1. [PDF]

  4. King, J. R., V. N. Agostini, C. J. Harvey, G. A. McFarlane, M. G. G. Foreman, J. E. Overland, E. Di Lorenzo, N. A. Bond and K. Y. Aydin, 2011: Climate forcing and the California Current ecosystem. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 68(6) 1199-1216, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsr009. [PDF]

  5. Luo, H., A. Bracco and E. Di Lorenzo, 2011: The interannual variability of the surface eddy kinetic energy in the Labrador Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 91(3) 295-311, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2011.01.006. [PDF]

  6. Nurhati, I. S., K. M. Cobb and E. Di Lorenzo, 2011: Decadal-Scale SST and Salinity Variations in the Central Tropical Pacific: Signatures of Natural and Anthropogenic Climate Change. Journal of Climate, 24(13) 3294-3308, doi:10.1175/2011jcli3852.1. [PDF]

  7. Song, H., A. J. Miller, B. D. Cornuelle and E. Di Lorenzo, 2011: Changes in upwelling and its water sources in the California Current System driven by different wind forcing. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 52(1-2) 170-191, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2011.03.001. [PDF]


  1. Cloern, J. E., K. A. Hieb, T. Jacobson, B. Sanso, E. Di Lorenzo, M. T. Stacey, J. L. Largier, W. Meiring, W. T. Peterson, T. M. Powell, M. Winder and A. D. Jassby, 2010: Biological communities in San Francisco Bay track large-scale climate forcing over the North Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 37 6, doi:10.1029/2010gl044774. [PDF]

  2. Di Lorenzo, E., K. M. Cobb, J. C. Furtado, N. Schneider, B. T. Anderson, A. Bracco, M. A. Alexander and D. J. Vimont, 2010: Central Pacific El Nino and decadal climate change in the North Pacific Ocean. Nature Geoscience, 3(11) 762-765, doi:10.1038/ngeo984. [PDF]


  1. Capotondi, A., V. Combes, M. A. Alexander, E. Di Lorenzo and A. J. Miller, 2009: Low-frequency variability in the Gulf of Alaska from coarse and eddy-permitting ocean models. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 114 17, doi:10.1029/2008jc004983. [PDF]

  2. Ceballos, L. I., E. Di Lorenzo, C. D. Hoyos, N. Schneider and B. Taguchi, 2009: North Pacific Gyre Oscillation Synchronizes Climate Fluctuations in the Eastern and Western Boundary Systems. Journal of Climate, 22(19) 5163-5174, doi:10.1175/2009jcli2848.1. [PDF]

  3. Chhak, K. C., E. Di Lorenzo, N. Schneider and P. F. Cummins, 2009: Forcing of Low-Frequency Ocean Variability in the Northeast Pacific. Journal of Climate, 22(5) 1255-1276, doi:10.1175/2008jcli2639.1. [PDF]

  4. Combes, V., E. Di Lorenzo and E. Curchitser, 2009: Interannual and Decadal Variations in Cross-Shelf Transport in the Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39(4) 1050-1059, doi:10.1175/2008jpo4014.1. [PDF]

  5. Di Lorenzo, E., J. Fiechter, N. Schneider, A. Bracco, A. J. Miller, P. J. S. Franks, S. J. Bograd, A. M. Moore, A. C. Thomas, W. Crawford, A. Pena and A. J. Hermann, 2009: Nutrient and salinity decadal variations in the central and eastern North Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 36 6, doi:10.1029/2009gl038261. [PDF]

  6. Fiechter, J., A. M. Moore, C. A. Edwards, K. W. Bruland, E. Di Lorenzo, C. V. W. Lewis, T. M. Powell, E. N. Curchitser and K. Hedstrom, 2009: Modeling iron limitation of primary production in the coastal Gulf of Alaska. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56(24) 2503-2519, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.02.010. [PDF]

  7. Furtado, J. C., E. Di Lorenzo, K. M. Cobb and A. Bracco, 2009: Paleoclimate Reconstructions of Tropical Sea Surface Temperatures from Precipitation Proxies: Methods, Uncertainties, and Nonstationarity. Journal of Climate, 22(5) 1104-1123, doi:10.1175/2008jcli2415.1. [PDF]

  8. Han, W. Q., A. M. Moore, J. Levin, B. Zhang, H. G. Arango, E. Curchitser, E. Di Lorenzo, A. L. Gordon and J. L. Lin, 2009: Seasonal surface ocean circulation and dynamics in the Philippine Archipelago region during 2004-2008. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 47(1-3) 114-137, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2008.10.007. [PDF]

  9. Hsieh, C. H., H. J. Kim, W. Watson, E. Di Lorenzo and G. Sugihara, 2009: Climate-driven changes in abundance and distribution of larvae of oceanic fishes in the southern California region. Global Change Biology, 15(9) 2137-2152, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01875.x. [PDF]

  10. Ionita, D. A., E. Di Lorenzo and J. Lynch-Stieglitz, 2009: Effect of lower sea level on geostrophic transport through the Florida Straits during the Last Glacial Maximum. Paleoceanography, 24 7, doi:10.1029/2009pa001820. [PDF]

  11. Menge, B. A., F. Chan, K. J. Nielsen, E. Di Lorenzo and J. Lubchenco, 2009: Climatic variation alters supply-side ecology: impact of climate patterns on phytoplankton and mussel recruitment. Ecological Monographs, 79(3) 379-395, doi:10.1890/08-2086.1. [PDF]

  12. Moore, A. M., H. G. Arango, E. Di Lorenzo, A. J. Miller and B. D. Cornuelle, 2009: An Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis of the Southern California Current Circulation and Ecosystem. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39(3) 702-720, doi:10.1175/2008jpo3740.1. [PDF]

  13. Powell, B. S., A. M. Moore, H. G. Arango, E. Di Lorenzo, R. F. Milliff and R. R. Leben, 2009: Near real-time ocean circulation assimilation and prediction in the Intra-Americas Sea with ROMS. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 48(1-3) 46-68, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2009.04.001. [PDF]

  14. Rasmussen, L. L., B. D. Cornuelle, L. A. Levin, J. L. Largier and E. Di Lorenzo, 2009: Effects of small-scale features and local wind forcing on tracer dispersion and estimates of population connectivity in a regional scale circulation model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 114 18, doi:10.1029/2008jc004777. [PDF]


  1. Bograd, S. J., C. G. Castro, E. Di Lorenzo, D. M. Palacios, H. Bailey, W. Gilly and F. P. Chavez, 2008: Oxygen declines and the shoaling of the hypoxic boundary in the California Current. Geophysical Research Letters, 35(12) 6, doi:10.1029/2008gl034185. [PDF]

  2. Di Lorenzo, E., N. Schneider, K. M. Cobb, P. J. S. Franks, K. Chhak, A. J. Miller, J. C. McWilliams, S. J. Bograd, H. Arango, E. Curchitser, T. M. Powell and P. Riviere, 2008: North Pacific Gyre Oscillation links ocean climate and ecosystem change. Geophysical Research Letters, 35(8) 6, doi:10.1029/2007gl032838. [PDF]

  3. Foreman, M. G. G., W. Callendar, A. MacFadyen, B. M. Hickey, R. E. Thomson and E. Di Lorenzo, 2008: Modeling the generation of the Juan de Fuca Eddy. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 113(C3) 18, doi:10.1029/2006jc004082. [PDF]

  4. Haidvogel, D. B., H. Arango, W. P. Budgell, B. D. Cornuelle, E. Curchitser, E. Di Lorenzo, K. Fennel, W. R. Geyer, A. J. Hermann, L. Lanerolle, J. Levin, J. C. McWilliams, A. J. Miller, A. M. Moore, T. M. Powell, A. F. Shchepetkin, C. R. Sherwood, R. P. Signell, J. C. Warner and J. Wilkin, 2008: Ocean forecasting in terrain-following coordinates: Formulation and skill assessment of the Regional Ocean Modeling System. Journal of Computational Physics, 227(7) 3595-3624, doi:10.1016/ [PDF]

  5. Muccino, J. C., H. G. Arango, A. F. Bennett, B. S. Chua, B. D. Cornuelle, E. Di Lorenzo, G. D. Egbert, D. Haidvogel, J. C. Levin, H. Luo, A. J. Miller, A. A. Moore and E. D. Zaron, 2008: The Inverse Ocean Modeling system. Part II: Applications. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 25(9) 1623-1637, doi:10.1175/2008jtecho522.1. [PDF]

  6. Powell, B. S., H. C. Arango, A. M. Moore, E. Di Lorenzo, R. F. Milliff and D. Foley, 2008: 4DVAR data assimilation in the Intra-Americas Sea with the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) (vol 23, pg 130, 2008). Ocean Modelling, 25(3-4) 172-172, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2008.08.001. [PDF]

  7. Powell, B. S., H. G. Arango, A. M. Moore, E. Di Lorenzo, R. F. Milliff and D. Foley, 2008: 4DVAR data assimilation in the Intra-Americas Sea with the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS). Ocean Modelling, 25(3-4) 173-188, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2008.08.002. [PDF]

  8. Powell, B. S., H. G. Arango, A. M. Moore, E. Di Lorenzo, R. F. Milliff and D. Foley, 2008: 4DVAR data assimilation in the Intra-Americas Sea with the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS). Ocean Modelling, 23(3-4) 130-145, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2008.04.008. [PDF]


  1. Chhak, K. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2007: Decadal variations in the California Current upwelling cells. Geophysical Research Letters, 34(14) 6, doi:10.1029/2007gl030203. [PDF]

  2. Combes, V. and E. Di Lorenzo, 2007: Intrinsic and forced interannual variability of the Gulf of Alaska mesoscale circulation. Progress in Oceanography, 75(2) 266-286, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2007.08.011. [PDF]

  3. Di Lorenzo, E., A. M. Moore, H. G. Arango, B. D. Cornuelle, A. J. Miller, B. Powell, B. S. Chua and A. F. Bennett, 2007: Weak and strong constraint data assimilation in the inverse Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS): Development and application for a baroclinic coastal upwelling system. Ocean Modelling, 16(3-4) 160-187, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2006.08.002. [PDF]

  4. Trites, A. W., A. J. Miller, H. D. G. Maschner, M. A. Alexander, S. J. Bograd, J. A. Calder, A. Capotondi, K. O. Coyle, E. Di Lorenzo, B. P. Finney, E. J. Gregr, C. E. Grosch, S. R. Hare, G. L. Hunt, J. Jahncke, N. B. Kachel, H. J. Kim, C. Ladd, N. J. Mantua, C. Marzban, W. Maslowski, R. Mendelssohn, D. J. Neilson, S. R. Okkonen, J. E. Overland, K. L. Reedy-Maschner, T. C. Royer, F. B. Schwing, J. X. L. Wang and A. J. Winship, 2007: Bottom-up forcing and the decline of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatas) in Alaska: assessing the ocean climate hypothesis. Fisheries Oceanography, 16(1) 46-67, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2006.00408.x. [PDF]


  1. Auad, G., A. Miller and E. Di Lorenzo, 2006: Long-term forecast of oceanic conditions off California and their biological implications. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 111(C9) 14, doi:10.1029/2005jc003219. [PDF]

  2. Di Lorenzo, E., W. R. Young and S. L. Smith, 2006: Numerical and analytical estimates of M-2 tidal conversion at steep oceanic ridges. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 36(6) 1072-1084, doi:10.1175/jpo2880.1. [PDF]

  3. Miller, A. J., A. J. Gabric, J. R. Moisan, F. Chai, D. J. Neilson, D. W. Pierce and E. Di Lorenzo, 2006: Global Change and Oceanic Primary Productivity: Effects of Ocean-Atmosphere-Biological Feedbacks. Global Climate Change and Response of Carbon Cycle in the Equatorial Pacific and Indian Oceans and Adjacent Landmasses, 73 27-63. [PDF]


  1. Di Lorenzo, E., 2005: The warming California Current System. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 86(4) 495-496. [PDF]

  2. Di Lorenzo, E., M. G. G. Foreman and W. R. Crawford, 2005: Modelling the generation of Haida Eddies. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 52(7-8) 853-873, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2005.02.007. [PDF]

  3. Di Lorenzo, E., A. J. Miller, N. Schneider and J. C. McWilliams, 2005: The warming of the California current system: Dynamics and ecosystem implications. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 35(3) 336-362, doi:10.1175/jpo-2690.1. [PDF]

  4. Miller, A. J., E. Di Lorenzo, D. J. Neilson, H. J. Kim, A. Capotondi, M. A. Alexander, S. J. Bograd, F. B. Schwing, R. Mendelssohn, K. Hedstrom and D. L. Musgrave, 2005: Interdecadal changes in mesoscale eddy variance in the Gulf of Alaska circulation: Possible implications for the Steller sea lion ecline. Atmosphere-Ocean, 43(3) 231-240, doi:10.3137/ao.430303. [PDF]

  5. Schneider, N., E. Di Lorenzo and P. P. Niiler, 2005: Salinity variations in the Southern California current. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 35(8) 1421-1436, doi:10.1175/jpo2759.1. [PDF]


  1. Di Lorenzo, E., A. J. Miller, D. J. Neilson, B. D. Cornuelle and J. R. Moisan, 2004: Modelling observed California Current mesoscale eddies and the ecosystem response. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(7-8) 1307-1312, doi:10.1080/01431160310001592229. [PDF]

  2. Moisan, J. R., A. J. Miller, E. Di Lorenzo and J. Wilkin, 2004: Modeling and Data Assimilation. Remote Sensing of Coastal Aquatic Environments, 229-257. Springer, New York. [PDF]

  3. Moore, A. M., H. G. Arango, E. Di Lorenzo, B. D. Cornuelle, A. J. Miller and D. J. Neilson, 2004: A comprehensive ocean prediction and analysis system based on the tangent linear and adjoint of a regional ocean model. Ocean Modelling, 7(1-2) 227-258, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2003.11.001. [PDF]


  1. Di Lorenzo, E., 2003: Seasonal dynamics of the surface circulation in the Southern California Current System. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 50(14-16) 2371-2388, doi:10.1016/s0967-0645(03)00125-5. [PDF]


  1. Miller, A. J., E. Di Lorenzo, D. J. Neilson, B. D. Cornuelle and J. R. Moisan, 2000: Modeling CalCOFI observations during El Nino: Fitting physics and biology. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Reports, 41 87-97. [PDF]

Ph.D Thesis

Di Lorenzo, E., 2003: Dynamics of the Southern California Current. PhD thesis, defended at SIO/UCSD on April 28. [ PDF ]

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