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Messié, M., R.E. Sherlock, C.L. Huffard, J.T. Pennington, C.A. Choy, R.P. Michisaki, K. Gomes, F.P. Chavez, B.H. Robison, and K.L. Smith, Jr. 2023. Coastal upwelling drives ecosystem temporal variability from the surface to the abyssal seafloor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(13): e2214567120.


Messié, M., A. Petrenko, A.M. Doglioli, E. Martinez, and S. Alvain. 2022. Basin-scale biogeochemical and ecological impacts of islands in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Nature Geoscience, 15: 469–474.

Messié, M., D.A. Sancho-Gallegos, J. Fiechter, J.A. Santora, and F.P. Chavez. 2022. Satellite-based Lagrangian Model reveals how upwelling and oceanic circulation shape krill hotspots in the California Current System. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9: 1–19.


Kavanaugh, M. T., T. Bell, D. Catlett, M.A. Cimino, S.C. Doney, W. Klajbor, M. Messié, E. Montes, F.E. Muller-Karger, D. Otis, J.A. Santora, I.D. Schroeder, J. Triñanes, and D.A. Siegel. 2021. Satellite remote sensing and the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON): Current science and future steps. Oceanography, 34: 62–79.

Santora, J.A., I.D. Schroeder, S.J. Bograd, F.P. Chavez, M.A. Cimino, J. Fiechter, E.L. Hazen, M.T. Kavanaugh, M. Messié, R.R. Miller, K.M. Sakuma, W.J. Sydeman, B.K. Wells, and J.C. Field. 2021. Pelagic biodiversity, ecosystem function, and services: An integrated observing and modeling approach. Oceanography, 34: 16–37.


Fiechter, J., J. Santora, F.P. Chavez, D. Northcott, and M. Messié, 2020. Krill hotspot formation and phenology in the California Current Ecosystem. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(13): 1–10.  

Messié, M., A. Petrenko, A.M. Doglioli, C. Aldebert, E. Martinez, G. Koenig, S. Bonnet, and T. Moutin. 2020. The delayed island mass effect: How islands can remotely trigger blooms in the oligotrophic ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 47: 1–10.


Messié, M., I. Shulman, S. Martini, and S. Haddock. 2019. Using fluorescence and bioluminescence sensors to characterize auto- and heterotrophic plankton communities. Progress in Oceanography, 171: 76–92.


Smith Jr., K.L., H.A. Ruhl, C.L. Huffard, M. Messié, and M. Kahru. 2018. Episodic organic carbon fluxes from surface ocean to abyssal depths during long-term monitoring in NE Pacific. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115: 12235–12240.


Chavez, F.P., J.T. Pennington, R.P. Michisaki, M. Blum, G.M. Chavez, J. Friederich, B. Jones, B. Herlien, B. Kieft, B. Hobson, A.S. Ren, J. Ryan, J.C. Sevadjian, C. Wahl, K.R. Walz, K. Yamahara, G.E. Friederich, and M. Messié. 2017. Climate variability and change: Response of a coastal ocean ecosystem. Oceanography, 30: 128–145.

Haddock, S.H.D., L.M. Christianson, W.R. Francis, S. Martini, C.W. Dunn, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, K.J. Osborn, B.A. Seibel, C.A. Choy, C.E. Schnitzler, G.I. Matsumoto, M. Messié, D.T. Schultz, J.R. Winnikoff, M.L. Powers, R. Gasca, W.E. Browne, S. Johnsen, K.L. Schlining, S. von Thun, B.E. Erwin, J.F. Ryan, and E.V. Thuesen. 2017. Insights into the biodiversity, behavior, and bioluminescence of deep-sea organisms using molecular and maritime technology. Oceanography, 30: 38–47. PDF.

Messié, M., and F.P. Chavez. 2017. Nutrient supply, surface currents, and plankton dynamics predict zooplankton hotspots in coastal upwelling systems. Geophysical Research Letters, 44: 8979–8986.

Zhang, Yanwu, B. Kieft, M.J. Stanway, R.S. McEwen, B.W. Hobson, J.G. Bellingham, J.P. Ryan, T.C. O'Reilly, B.Y. Raanan, M. Messié, J.M. Smith, and F.P. Chavez. 2017. Isotherm tracking by an autonomous underwater vehicle in drift mode. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 42: 808–817.


Radenac, M.H., F. Léger, M. Messié, P. Dutrieux, C. Menkes, and G. Eldin. 2016. Wind-driven changes of surface current, temperature, and chlorophyll observed by satellites north of New Guinea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121: 2231–2252.


Miljutin, D., M. Miljutina, and M. Messié. 2015. Changes in abundance and community structure of nematodes from the abyssal polymetallic nodule field, Tropical Northeast Pacific. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 106: 126–135.

Smith Jr, K., M. Messié, A. Sherman, C. Huffard, B. Hobson, H. Ruhl, and A. Boetius. 2015. "Navigating the uncertain future of global oceanic time series." EOS, 96: 28 October 2015.


Ryan, J.P., M.A. McManus, R.M. Kudela, M.L. Artigas, J.G. Bellingham, F.P. Chavez, G. Doucette, D. Foley, M. Godin, J.B.J. Harvey, R. Marin III, M. Messié, C. Mikulski, T. Pennington, F. Py, K. Rajan, I. Shulman, Z. Wang, and Y. Zhang. 2014. Boundary influences on HAB phytoplankton ecology in a stratification-enhanced upwelling shadow. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 101: 63–79.


Gierach, M.M., M. Messié, T. Lee, K.B. Karnauskas, and M.H. Radenac. 2013. Biophysical responses near equatorial islands in the Western Pacific Ocean during El Niño/La Niña transitions. Geophysical Research Letters, 40: 5473–5479.

Messié, M., and F.P. Chavez. 2013. Physical-biological synchrony in the global ocean associated with recent variability in the central and western equatorial Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118: 3782–3794.

Radenac, M.H., M. Messié, F. Léger, and C. Bosc. 2013. A very oligotrophic zone observed from space in the equatorial Pacific warm pool. Remote Sensing of Environment, 134: 224–233.

Santora, J.A., W.J. Sydeman, M. Messié, F. Chai, Y. Chao, S.A. Thompson, B.K. Wells, and F.P. Chavez. 2013. Triple check: Observations verify structural realism of an ocean ecosystem model. Geophysical Research Letters, 40: 1367–1372.


Das, J., F. Py, T. Maughan, T. O'Reilly, M. Messié, J. Ryan, G.S. Sukhatme, and K. Rajan. 2012. Coordinated sampling of dynamic oceanographic features with underwater vehicles and drifters. International Journal of Robotics Research, 31: 626–646.

Messié, M., and F.P. Chavez. 2012. A global analysis of ENSO synchrony: The oceans' biological response to physical forcing. Journal of Geophyiscal Research, 117(C9): 1–19.


Messié, M., and F.P. Chavez. 2011. Global modes of sea surface temperature variability in relation to regional climate indices. Journal of Climate, 24: 4314–4331.


Cuvelier, M.L., A.E. Allen, A. Monier, J.P. McCrow, M. Messié, S.G. Tringe, T. Woyke, R.M. Welsh, T. Ishoey, J.H. Lee, B.J. Binder, C.L. DuPont, M. Latasa, C. Guigand, K.R. Buck, J. Hilton, M. Thiagarajan, E. Caler, B. Read, R.S. Lasken, F.P. Chavez, and A.Z. Worden. 2010. Targeted metagenomics and ecology of globally important uncultured eukaryotic phytoplankton. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107: 14679–14684.


Messié, M., J. Ledesma, D.D. Kolber, R.P. Michisaki, D.G. Foley, and F.P. Chavez. 2009. Potential new production estimates in four eastern boundary upwelling ecosystems. Progress in Oceanography, 83: 151–158.