Elodie Martinez
Post-doctoral researcher (2007-2011)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 23
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 38 73
Now at the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO), Marseille New web page
Ph.D. Physical Oceanography (2003-2006)
University of French Polynesia, Tahiti
Dissertation topic: Circulation of thermocline waters in the Exclusive Economic Zone of French Polynesia from satellite and in situ data and from a numerical regional ocean modelling sys

Engineer ECM (1999-2002)
Ecole Centrale Marseille, France.
M.Sc. Oceanography (2001-2002)
Université Aix-Marseille II, France

Research interests:
Ocean colour remote sensing
Physical-biological interactions combining satellite information and model-derived data.

Lo-Yat A., M. Meekan, D. Lecchini, E. Martinez, R. Galzin, S.D. Simpson (2010). Climatic cycles as drivers of ocean productivity and larval supply in a tropical reef ecosystem. Global Change Biology, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02355 (Get PDF Reprint).

Martinez, E., K. J. Richards (2010). Impact of spatio-temporal heterogeneities and lateral stirring and mixing on midwater biotic interactions. Journal of Marine Systems, 82, 122–134 (Get PDF Reprint).

Martinez E., A. Ganachaud, J. Lefevre, K. Maamaatuaiahutapu (2009). Central South Pacific thermocline water circulation from a high resolution ocean model validated against satellite data: seasonal variability and El Niño 1997-1998 influence. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C05012, doi:10.1029/2008JC004824 (Get PDF Reprint).


  • Martinez, E., D. Raitsos, and D. Antoine, 2015. Warmer, deeper and greener mixed layers in the north Atlantic subpolar gyre over the last 50 years, Global Change Biology, 22, 604–612, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13100 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2013

  • Reygondeau G., A. Longhurst, E. Martinez, G. Beaugrand, D. Antoine, O. Maury, Dynamic biogeochemical provinces in the global ocean, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27, 1–13, doi:10.1002/gbc.20089. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2012

  • D'Ortenzio, F. D. Antoine, E. Martinez, M. Ribera d’Alcalà (2012). Phenological changes of oceanic phytoplankton in the 1980s and 2000s as revealed by ocean-color remote-sensing observations. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, VOL. 26, GB4003, doi:10.1029/2011GB004269 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2011

  • Martinez, E., D. Antoine, F. D'Ortenzio, and C. de Boyer Montégut, 2011, Phytoplankton spring and fall
    blooms in the North Atlantic in the 1980s and 2000s, Journal of Geophysical research, 116, C11029, doi:10.1029/2010JC006836 (Get PDF reprint)
  • 2009

  • Martinez E., D. Antoine, F. D'Ortenzio and B. Gentili (2009). Climate-driven basin-scale decadal oscillations
    of oceanic phytoplankton, Science, 36, 1253-1256. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Martinez, E., K. Maamaatuaiahutapu, V. Taillandier (2009). Floating marine debris surface drift: convergence and accumulation toward the South Pacific Subtropical Gyre, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58, 1347–1355. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2007

  • Martinez E., K. Maamaatuaiahutapu, C. Payri, A. Ganachaud (2007). Turbinaria ornata invasion in the Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia: ocean drift connectivity, Coral Reefs, 26 (1), DOI 10.1007/s00338-006-0160-3. (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2006

  • Andrefouet S., S. Ouillon, R. Brinkman, J. Falter, P. Douillet, F. Wolk, R. Smith, P. Garen, E. Martinez, V. Laurent, C. Lo, G. Remoissenet, B. Scourzic, A. Gilbert, F. Deleersnijder, C. Steinberg, S. Coukroun, D. Buestel (2006). Review of solutions for 3D hydrodynamic modelling applied to aquaculture in South Pacific atoll lagoons, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52, 1138–1155. (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2004

  • Martinez E., K. Maamaatuaiahutapu (2004). Island mass effect in Marquesas islands: seasonal variations, Geophysical Research Letter, 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL020682. (Get PDF Reprint).

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