Journal articles

Submitted/In review

  1. Silvestri, S., Wagner, G. L., Constantinou, N. C., Hill, C., Campin, J.-M., Souza, A., Bishnu, S., Churavy, V., Marshall, J., and Ferrari, R. (2024). A GPU-based ocean dynamical core for routine mesoscale-resolving climate simulations. J. Adv. Model. Earth Sy. (submitted on May 2024) pdf

  2. Barnes, A. J., Constantinou, N. C., Gibson, A., Kiss, A. E., Chapman, C., Reilly, J., and Bhagtani, D. (2024) regional-mom6: A Python package for Automatic generation of regional configurations for the Modular Ocean Model v6, J. Open Source Softw. (submitted on Apr 2024) open review repository documentation pdf

  3. Bhagtani, D., Hogg, A. McC., Holmes, R. M., and Constantinou, N. C. (2024). Unravelling how winds and surface heat fluxes control the Atlantic meridional heat transport. Geophys. Res. Lett. (submitted on Jan 2024; revised on May 2024; doi:10.48550/arXiv.2401.14230) arXiv pdf

  4. Klöwer, M., Gelbrecht, M., Hotta, D., Silvestri, S., Wagner, G. L., White, A., Hatfield, S., Meyer, D., Kimpson, T., Constantinou, N. C., and Hill, C. (2023). SpeedyWeather.jl: Reinventing atmospheric general circulation models towards interactivity and extensibility. J. Open Source Softw. (submitted on Dec 2023) open review repository documentation pdf

  5. Barnes, A., Shakespeare, C., Hogg, A. McC., and Constantinou, N. C. (2023). Topographically-generated near-internal waves as a response to winds over the ocean surface. J. Phys. Oceanogr. (submitted on Nov 2023; doi:10.48550/arXiv.2311.02275) arXiv pdf

  6. Wagner, G. L., Hillier, A., Constantinou, N. C., Silvestri, S., Souza, A., Burns, K., Ramadhan, A., Hill, C., Campin, J.-M., Marshall, J., and Ferrari, R. (2023). CATKE: a turbulent-kinetic-energy-based parameterization for ocean microturbulence with dynamic convective adjustment. J. Adv. Model. Earth Sy. (submitted on Jun 2023; doi:10.48550/arXiv.2306.13204) arXiv pdf

  7. Constantinou, N. C., Rocha, C. B., Llewellyn Smith, S. G., and Young, W. R. (2023). Nusselt number scaling in horizontal convection. J. Fluid Mech. (submitted on Jan 2023, revised on Jun 2023; doi:10.48550/arXiv.2301.03122) arXiv pdf

  8. Wagner, G. L., Constantinou, N. C., and Reichl, B. G. (2023). Stokes drift should not be added to ocean general circulation model velocities. Geophys. Res. Lett. (submitted on Oct 2022, revised on Apr 2023; doi:10.48550/arXiv.2210.08552) arXiv pdf

In press/Published

  1. Bennetts, L. G., Shakespeare, C. J., Vreugdenhil, C. A., Foppert, A., Gayen, B., Meyer, A., Morrison, A. K., Padman, L., Phillips, H. E., Stevens, C. L., Toffoli, A., Constantinou, N. C., Cusack, J., Cyriak, A., Doddridge, E. W., Domingues, C. M., England, M. H., Evans, D. G., Heil, P., Hogg, A. McC., Holmes, R. M., Huneke, W. G. C., Jones, N. L., Keating, S. R., Kiss, A. E., Kraitzman, N., Malyarenko, A., McConnochie, C. D., Meucci, A., Montiel, F., Neme, J., Nikurashin, M., Patel, R. S., Peng, J.-P., Rayson, M., Rosevear, M. G., Sohail, T., Spence, P., Stanley, G. J. (2024). Closing the loops on Southern Ocean dynamics: From the circumpolar current to ice shelves and from bottom mixing to surface waves. Rev. Geophys. (accepted May 2024; doi:10.22541/essoar.168882017.73914213/v2) essoar pdf

  2. Silvestri, S., Wagner, G. L., Campin, J.-M., Constantinou, N. C., Hill, C., Souza, A., and Ferrari, R. (2024). A new WENO-based momentum advection scheme for simulations of ocean mesoscale turbulence. J. Adv. Model. Earth Sy. (accepted on Apr 2024; doi:10.22541/essoar.170110657.76489860/v2) essoar pdf

  3. Ong, E. Q. Y., Doddridge, E. W., Constantinou, N. C., Hogg, A. McC. and England, M. H. (2024). Intrinsically episodic Antarctic shelf intrusions of circumpolar deep water via canyons. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 54(5), 1195-1210. datasets and notebooks doi pdf

  4. Strong-Wright, J., Chen, S., Constantinou, N. C., Silvestri, S., Wagner, G. L., and Taylor, J. R. (2023). OceanBioME.jl: A flexible environment for modelling the coupled interactions between ocean biogeochemistry and physics. J. Open Source Softw., 8(90), 5669. repository documentation doi pdf

  5. Bhagtani, D., Hogg, A. McC., Holmes, R. M., and Constantinou, N. C. (2023). Surface heating steers planetary-scale ocean circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 53(10), 2375–2391. doi pdf

  6. Hogg, A. McC., Penduff, T., Close, S. E., Dewar, W. K., Constantinou, N. C., and Martínez-Moreno, J. (2022). Circumpolar variations in the chaotic nature of Southern Ocean eddy dynamics. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 127, e2022JC018440. doi pdf

  7. Wagner, T. J. W., Eisenman, I., Ceroli, A. M., and Constantinou, N. C. (2022). How winds and ocean currents influence the drift of floating objects. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 52(5), 907-916. doi pdf

  8. Constantinou, N. C. and Hogg, A. McC. (2021). Intrinsic oceanic decadal variability of upper-ocean heat content. J. Climate, 34 (15), 6175-6189. datasets and notebooks doi pdf
    (featured in the CLEX press news)

  9. 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

  10. 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
    (featured in the CLEX press news; read also the related blog post)

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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)

  15. 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)

  16. 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)

  17. 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)

  18. 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)

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

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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

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


Conference articles

  1. 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

  2. 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

  1. Silvestri, S., Wagner, G. L., Hill, C., Ardakani, M. R., Blaschke, J., Campin, J.-M., Churavy, V., Constantinou, N. C., Edelman, A., Marshall, J., Ramadhan, A., Souza, A., Ferrari, R. (2023). Oceananigans.jl: A model that achieves breakthrough resolution, memory and energy efficiency in global ocean simulations. arXiv:2309.06662 doi pdf

  2. Miller, J. W., O’Neil, C., Constantinou, N. C., and Anzecot, O. (2022). Eigenvalue initialisation and regularisation for Koopman autoencoders. arXiv:2212.12086 doi pdf

  3. Constantinou, N. C. (2021). How machine learning is helping us fine-tune climate models to reach unprecedented detail, The Conversation, August 18th, 2021. url

  4. 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

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

  6. 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

  7. 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