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Lecturer / Associate Professor at Sorbonne Universités, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6

Laboratoire d'Océanographie et du Climat : Expérimentation et Approches Numériques (LOCEAN) et Institut Pierre Simon Laplace

Research team at LOCEAN/IPSL: VarClim

Guillaume Gastineau
LOCEAN/IPSL, Boîte 100, Tour 45/55, 5ième étage
4, place Jussieu 75252 PARIS Cedex 05
Tel : +33(0)1 44 27 70 71
Fax: +33(0)1 44 27 38 05
email: Guillaume.Gastineau [at]

Scientific interests


S.R. Hemming, T. van de Flierdt, S.L. Goldstein, A.M. Franzese, M. Roy. G. Gastineau and G. Landrot. (2007). Strontium Isotope Tracing of Terrigenous Sediment Dispersal in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Implications for Constraining Frontal Positions, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8 , Q06N13, doi:10.1029/2006GC001441.

G. Gastineau, H. Le Treut and L. Li. (2008). Hadley circulation changes under global warming conditions indicated by coupled climate models, Tellus A, 60 , 863-884.

H. Le Treut, G. Gastineau and L. Li. (2008). Uncertainties attached to global or local climate changes, Comptes Rendus Geosciences, Ecosystemes et evenements climatiques extremes - Ecosystems and extreme climatic events, 340 , 584-590.

G. Gastineau, H. Le Treut and L. Li. (2009). The Hadley and Walker circulations changes in global warming conditions described by idealized atmospheric simulations, Journal of Climate, 22 , 3993-4013.

G. Gastineau and B. J. Soden. (2009). Model projected changes in extreme wind events in response to global warming, Geophysical Research Letters, 36 , L10810: doi:10.1029/2009GL037500.

Bellon G., G. Gastineau, A. Ribes, and H. Le Treut. (2010). Analysis of the variability of the tropical climate in a two-column framework, Climate Dynamics, 37 (1-2), 73-81.

Gastineau, G., Li, L., & Le Treut, H. (2011). Some atmospheric processes governing the large-scale tropical circulation in idealized aquaplanet simulations. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68(3), 553-575.

Gastineau, G., and B. J. Soden. (2011) Evidence for a weakening of tropical surface wind extremes in response to atmospheric warming, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L09706, doi:10.1029/2011GL047138.

Gastineau, G., and Frankignoul, C. (2012). Cold-season atmospheric response to the natural variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Climate dynamics, 39(1-2), 37-57.

Gastineau, G., D’Andrea, F., & Frankignoul, C. (2013). Atmospheric response to the North Atlantic Ocean variability on seasonal to decadal time scales. Climate Dynamics, 40, 2311-2330.

Frankignoul, C., Gastineau, G., and Kwon, Y.-O. (2013). The Influence of the AMOC Variability on the Atmosphere in CCSM3. J. Climate, 26, 9774–9790.

Gastineau, G, Soden, B., Jackson, D., and O’Dell, C. (2014) Satellite-based reconstruction of the tropical oceanic clear sky outgoing longwave radiation and comparison with climate models, J. Climate, 27, 941-957.

Gastineau, G., and Frankignoul, C. (2015). Influence of the North Atlantic SST Variability on the Atmospheric Circulation during the Twentieth Century. J. Climate, 28(4), 1396-1416.

Frankignoul, C., Gastineau, G., and Kwon, Y. O. (2015). Wintertime atmospheric response to North Atlantic Ocean circulation variability in a climate model. J. Climate, 28(19), 7659-7677.

García-Serrano, J., Frankignoul, C., Gastineau, G., and de la Cámara, Á. (2015). On the predictability of the winter Euro-Atlantic climate: lagged influence of autumn Arctic sea-ice. J. Climate, 28, 5195-5216

Wen, N., Frankignoul, C., and Gastineau, G. (2015). Active AMOC–NAO coupling in the IPSL-CM5A-MR climate model. Clim. Dyn., DOI:10.1007/s00382-015-2953-y.

Gastineau, G., L'Hévéder, B., Cordron, F. and Frankignoul C. (2016). Mechanisms Determining the winter response to the Atlantic overturning circulation. J. Climate. DOI:

Gastineau, G., García-Serrano, J., Frankignoul, C. (2017).The influence of autumnal Eurasian snow cover on climate and its links with Arctic sea ice cover. J. Climate..DOI:

Friedman, A. R., G. Reverdin, M. Khodri, G. Gastineau (2017).A new record of sea surface salinity since 1896 reveals significant influence of global warming and modes of climatic variability. Geophys. Res. Lett. DOI:

Frankignoul, C., G. Gastineau and Y.-O. Kwon (2017) On the estimation of the observed global sea surface temperature response to anthropogenic and external forcing. J. Climate. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0009.1.

Khodri, M., Izumo, T., Vialard, J., Janicot, S., Cassou, C., Lengaigne, M., Mignot, M., Gastineau, G., Guilyardi, E, Lebas, N., Robock, A. and McPhaden, M. (2017). Tropical explosive volcanic eruptions can trigger El Niño by cooling tropical Africa. Nature Communication. In Press. Doi :10.1038/s41467-017-00755-6.

Ogawa, F., Keenlyside, N., Gao, Y., Koenigk, T., Yang, S., Suo, L., Wang, T., Gastineau, G., Nakamura, T., Cheung, H. N., Omrani, N.-E., Ukita, J. and Semenov, V. (2018). Impact of SST, sea ice and internal atmospheric dynamics in explaining the recent trend in the Northern Hemisphere during the cold season. Geophys. Res. Lett

Gastineau, G., Mignot, J., Arzel, O., & Huck, T. (2018). North Atlantic Ocean internal decadal variability: Role of the mean state and ocean‐atmosphere coupling Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, 5949–5970. DOI:

Gastineau, G., Friedman, A.R., Khodri, M. & Vialard, J. (2018). Global ocean heat content redistribution during the 1998–2012 Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation negative phase Clim. Dyn., in Press.




Licence 1 :

Earth sciences - 1

Research project supervised:

  • Ocean

  • Orienteering

Licence 2/3 :

Atmospheric sciences

Fluid mechanics


Master 1:

Informatics and numerical methods

Statistics and data analysis

Wave and turbulence

Physics of the ocean and atmosphere

Master 2:

Energy in the climate system

Research projects

Orienteering sports

Link toward my association promoting orienteering sport : RO Paris

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