Nadeau Louis-Philippe

Professeur régulier en océanographie physique

Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski
Université du Québec à Rimouski
310 allée des Ursulines
Rimouski, Québec
G5L 3A1
Tél : 418-723-1986 p. 1917
Fax : 418-724-1842
courriel/email :

Domaines de recherches / Research Interest

Geophysical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, mesoscale and large scale circulation, ocean-climate interactions, numerical modelling

Postes et éducation / Positions and education

ISMER (2015- ) Professor

McGill (2017- ) Adjunct professor

MIT (2013-2014) Postdoc (with R. Ferrari)

NYU (2010-2012) Postdoc (with D. M. Holland)

McGill (2010) PhD in Physical Oceanography (with D. N. Straub)

Université Laval (2002) M.Sc. in Physics (with H. Kröger)

Articles / Publications

Renaud, A., Nadeau, L.-P. and Venaille, A. (Submitted). Periodicity disruption of a model quasi-biennial oscillation. Physical Review Letters.

Clary J., Nadeau, L.-P. and Chavanne, C. (Submitted). The effect of measurement limitations on high frequency radar derived spectral energy fluxes. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology.

Nadeau, L.-P., Ferrari, R. and Jansen, M.F. (2019). Antarctic Sea Ice Control on the Depth of the North Atlantic Deep Water. Accepted in Journal of Climate.

Jansen, M. and Nadeau, L.-P. (2019). A toy model for the response of the residual overturning circulation to surface warming. Accepted in Journal of Physical Oceanography.

Jansen, M.F., Nadeau, L.-P. and Merlis. (2018). Transient versus Equilibrium Response of the Ocean’s Overturning Circulation to Warming. Journal of Climate. 31 : 5147-5163.

Ferrari, R. Nadeau, L.-P., Marshall, D., Allison, L. and Jonhson, H. (2017). A Model of the Ocean Overturning Circulation with Two Closed Basins and a Reentrant Channel. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 47, 12

Grooms, I. and Nadeau, L.-P. (2016). The effects of mesoscale ocean-atmosphere coupling on the quasigeostrophic double gyre. Fluids 1 (4), 34.

Jansen, M.F. and Nadeau, L.-P. (2016). The Effect of Southern Ocean Buoyancy Loss on the Deep Ocean Circulation and Stratification. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46, 3455–3470

Stern, A., Nadeau, L.-P. and Holland, D.M. (2015). Instability and mixing of ocean jets along an idealized Antarctic continental shelf break. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 2315–2338.

Nadeau, L.-P. and Ferrari, R. (2015). The role of closed gyres in setting the zonal transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 1491–1509.

Venaille, A., Nadeau, L.-P. and Vallis, G.K. (2014) : Ribbon turbulence. Physics of Fluids.

Stern, A., Nadeau, L.-P. and Holland, D. (2014) : Instability and mixing of ocean jets along an idealized Antarctic continental shelf break. In revision in J. Phys. Oceanogr.

Nadeau, L.-P., Straub, D and Holland, D. (2013) : Comparing Idealized and Complex Topographies in Quasigeostrophic Simulations of an Antarctic Circumpolar Current. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1821-1837.

Grooms, I, Nadeau, L.-P. Smith, K.S. (2013) : Mesoscale Eddy Energy Locality in an Idealized Ocean Model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43, 1911-1923.

Nadeau, L.-P. and Straub, D. (2012) Influence of wind stress, wind stress curl, and bottom friction on the transport of a model Antarctic Circumpolar Current, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 207-222. <br /

Nadeau, L.-P. and D.N. Straub, (2009), Basin and Channel Contributions to a Model Antarctic Circumpolar Current, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39, 986-1002.

Caron, L., D. Huard, H. Kroger, G. Melkonyan, K. Moriarty and L.P. Nadeau (2004), Comparison of classical chaos with quantum chaos, J. Phys. A, A37, 6251–6265.

Caron, L., D. Huard, H. Kroger, G. Melkonyan, K. Moriarty and L.P. Nadeau (2004), Is quantum chaos weaker than classical chaos ?, Phys.Lett. A, 322, 60–66.

Huard, D., H. Kroger, G. Melkonyan, K. Moriarty and L.P. Nadeau (2003), Test of quantum action for inverse square potential, Phys.Rev. A, 68, 034,101.

Supervision d’étudiants / Student Supervision

In progress :

2018- Charles-Edouard Lizotte (Masters, ISMER)
Thesis : Surface wave modulation of wind-driven ocean flows

2018- Xavier Chartran (Masters, ISMER)
Thesis : Periodicity disruption of a model quasi-biennial oscillation

2017- Sandy Gregorio (Postdoc, ISMER)
Topic : The role of Arctic sea ice cover on the variability of the meridional overturning circulation

2017- Kevin Duquette (Masters, ISMER) Co-Advisor : D. Straub,
Thesis : Potential roles for buoyancy and mechanical forcing in rapid decline of Arctic sea ice

2017- Alexandre Théberge (Masters, ISMER) Co-Advisor : Simon Bélanger
Thesis : Restratification turbulente et production primaire dans la Mer du Labrador à partir de d’observations satellitaires et ARGO

2015- Jean Clary (PhD, ISMER) Co-Advisor : Cédric Chavanne
Thesis : Estimating spectral energy fluxes from High Frequency Radar observations

Completed :

2016-2018 Karine Robert (Masters, ISMER)
Thesis : The delayed warming and cooling of the North Atlantic under transient climate change.

2016-2018 Jean-Francois Beaudoin (Masters, ISMER)
Thesis : The impact of a large scale circumpolar current meander on the Meridional Overturning Circulation.

2016-2018 Yanxu Chen (Masters, McGill) Co-Advisor : David Straub.
Thesis : Surface velocity modifications of Ekman transport and how they impact balanced and unbalanced wind-driven flow.

2015-2017 Matthieu Gavelle (Masters, ISMER)
Thesis : The role of Antarctic sea-ice on the ocean overturning circulation

2016 Grégoire Morin (Internship, ISMER)

2016 Charles-Edouard Lizotte (Internship, ISMER)

2010-14 Alon Stern (PhD, NYU) Co-Supervisor : David M. Holland,
Thesis : Instability and mixing of ocean jets along an idealized Antarctic continental shelf break.

Dernier ajout:  mardi 5 février 2019