Journal articles

In press/Published

  • Constantinou, N. C. and Hogg, A. McC. (2021) Intrinsic oceanic decadal variability of upper-ocean heat content. J. Climate. (in press; doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0962.1) datasets and notebooks doi pdf

  • Martínez-Moreno, J., Hogg, A. McC., England, M. H., Constantinou, N. C., Kiss, A. E., and Morrison, A. K. (2021). Global changes in oceanic mesoscale currents over the satellite altimetry record. Nat. Clim. Chang., 11, 397–403. doi pdf
    (featured in the CLEX press news; also read about it in The Conversation)
    Selection of press coverage: The Guardian The Sydney Morning Herald Cosmos Magazine

  • Constantinou, N. C., Wagner, G. L., Siegelman, L., Pearson, B. C., and Palóczy, A. (2021) GeophysicalFlows.jl: Solvers for geophysical fluid dynamics problems in periodic domains on CPUs & GPUs. J. Open Source Softw., 6(60), 3053. repository documentation doi pdf

  • Lozano-Durán, A., Constantinou, N. C., Nikolaidis, M.-A., and Karp, M. (2021). Cause-and-effect of linear mechanisms sustaining wall turbulence. J. Fluid Mech., 914, A8. doi pdf

  • Lozano-Durán, A., Nikolaidis, M.-A., Constantinou, N. C., and Karp, M. (2020). Alternative physics to understand wall turbulence: Navier–Stokes equations with modified linear dynamics. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 1522, 012003. doi pdf

  • Rocha, C. B., Constantinou, N. C., Llewellyn Smith, S. G., and Young, W. R. (2020) The Nusselt numbers of horizontal convection. J. Fluid Mech. 894, A24. doi pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C. and Hogg, A. McC. (2019). Eddy saturation of the Southern Ocean: a baroclinic versus barotropic perspective. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 12202–12212. datasets and notebooks model animantion doi pdf
    (best Early Career Researcher paper within CLEX for year 2019; also featured in the CLEX press news)

  • Martínez-Moreno, J., Hogg, A. McC., Kiss, A. E., Constantinou, N. C., and Morrison, A. K. (2019). Kinetic energy of eddy-like features from sea surface altimetry. J. Adv. Model. Earth Sy., 11 (10), 3090-3105. doi pdf
    (featured in the CLEX press news)

  • Parker, J. B. and Constantinou, N. C. (2019). Magnetic eddy viscosity of mean shear flows in two-dimensional magnetohydrodynamics. Phys. Rev. Fluids, 4, 083701. doi pdf
    (featured in the ANU, LLNL, and CLEX press news)

  • Bakas, N. A., Constantinou, N. C., and Ioannou, P. J. (2019). Statistical state dynamics of weak jets in barotropic beta-plane turbulence. J. Atmos. Sci., 76 (3), 919-945. doi pdf
    (featured in the CLEX press news)

  • Constantinou, N. C. and Parker, J. B. (2018). Magnetic suppression of zonal flows on a beta plane. Astrophys. J., 863, 46. doi pdf
    (featured in the ANU, LLNL, and CLEX press news; also read about it in The Conversation)

  • Constantinou, N. C. (2018). A barotropic model of eddy saturation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 48 (2), 397-411. doi pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C. and Young, W. R. (2017). Beta-plane turbulence above monoscale topography. J. Fluid. Mech., 827, 415-447. doi pdf

  • Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J., Jiménez, J., Constantinou, N. C., Lozano-Durán, A., and Nikolaidis, M.-A. (2016). A statistical state dynamics-based study of the structure and mechanism of large-scale motions in plane Poiseuille flow. J. Fluid. Mech., 809, 290-315. doi pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C., Farrell, B. F., and Ioannou, P. J. (2016). Statistical state dynamics of jet—wave coexistence in barotropic beta-plane turbulence. J. Atmos. Sci., 73 (5), 2229-2253. doi pdf

  • Bakas, N. A., Constantinou, N. C., and Ioannou, P. J. (2015). S3T stability of the homogeneous state of barotropic beta-plane turbulence. J. Atmos. Sci., 72 (5), 1689-1712. doi pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C., Lozano-Durán, A., Nikolaidis, M.-A., Farrell, B. F., Ioannou, P. J., and Jiménez, J. (2014). Turbulence in the highly restricted dynamics of a closure at second order: comparison with DNS. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 506, 012004. doi pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C., Farrell, B. F., and Ioannou, P. J. (2014). Emergence and equilibration of jets in beta-plane turbulence: applications of Stochastic Structural Stability Theory, J. Atmos. Sci., 71 (5), 1818-1842. doi pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C. and Ioannou, P. J. (2011). Optimal excitation of two dimensional Holmboe instabilities. Phys. Fluids, 23, 074102. doi pdf


Conference articles

  • Constantinou, N. C., Ioannou, P. J., and Bakas, N. A. (2016). Structure and stability of low amplitude jet equilibria in barotropic turbulence. In Karacostas, T., Bais, A. and Nastos, T. P. (eds.) Perspectives on Atmospheric Sciences, 369-375, Springer International Publishing. doi pdf

  • Bakas, N. A., Constantinou, N. C., and Ioannou, P. J. (2016). On the dynamics underlying the emergence of coherent structures in barotropic turbulence. In Karacostas, T., Bais, A. and Nastos, T. P. (eds.) Perspectives on Atmospheric Sciences, 361-367, Springer International Publishing. doi pdf


Other Publications

  • Constantinou, N. C., Martínez-Moreno, J., Hogg, A. McC., England, M. H., Kiss, A. E., and Morrison, A. K. (2021) Satellites reveal ocean currents are getting stronger, with potentially significant implications for climate change, The Conversation, April 23rd, 2021. url

  • Lozano-Durán, A., Nikolaidis, M.-A., Constantinou, N. C., and Karp, M. (2019) Wall turbulence without modal instability of the streaks. arXiv:1909.05490 pdf

  • Lozano-Durán, A, Karp, M., and Constantinou, N. C. (2018) Wall turbulence with constrained energy extraction from the mean flow, Center for Turbulence Research – Annual Research Briefs, 209-220. url pdf

  • Constantinou, N. C. (2018) Jupiter’s magnetic fields may stop its wind bands from going deep into the gas giant, The Conversation, August 10th, 2018. url


Doctoral thesis

  • Formation of large-scale structures by turbulence in rotating planets, Ph.D. thesis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2015. pdf