For my research interests please check our new group webpage
Please email me if you want a copy of draft manuscripts.
A dynamical constraint on the vertical structure of biogeochemical tracers. In Prep.
Ocean response to warming scenarios in a simple model. In Prep.2013
C. Wilson, K. Horsburgh, J. Williams, J. Flowerdew and L. Zanna. 2013. Tide-surge adjoint modelling: a new technique to understand forecast uncertainty. Submitted, JGR- Oceans. [pdf]
D.G. MacMartin, E. Tziperman and L. Zanna. 2013. Frequency-domain multi-model analysis of the response of Atlantic Meridional overturning circulation to surface forcing. In revision, J. of Climate . [pdf]
T.N. Palmer and L. Zanna, 2013. Singular Vectors, Predictability and Ensemble Prediction for Weather and Climate. In Press, Journal of Physics A. [pdf]2012
Zanna L., 2012. Forecast Skill and Predictability of Observed Atlantic Sea Surface Temperatures. J. Climate, 25, 14, 5047-5056. [pdf]
Zanna L., P. Heimbach, A.M. Moore and E. Tziperman, 2012. Upper ocean singular vectors of the North Atlantic Climate with Implications for Linear Predictability and Variability. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 138, 663, 500-513 [pdf]2011
Zanna L., 2011. Ocean Model Uncertainty in Climate Prediction. ECMWF Proceedings, Workshop on Representing model uncertainty and error in numerical weather and climate prediction models, 20-24 June 2011. [pdf] or EMCWF library.
Zanna L., P. Heimbach, A.M. Moore and E. Tziperman, 2011. Optimal excitation of interannual Atlantic meridional overturning circulation variability. J. Climate, 24, 2, 413-427. [pdf]2010
Zanna L., P. Heimbach, A.M. Moore and E. Tziperman, 2010. The role of ocean dynamics in the optimal growth of tropical SST anomalies. J. Phys. Oceanog., 40, 5, 983–1003.[pdf]2008
Tziperman E., L. Zanna and C. Penland, 2008. Non normal thermohaline circulation dynamics in a coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM. J. Phys. Oceanog., 38, 3, 588-604. [pdf]
Zanna L. and E. Tziperman, 2008. Surface optimal excitation of the thermohaline circulation. J. Phys. Oceanog., 38, 8, 1820-1830. [pdf]2005
Zanna L. and E. Tziperman, 2005. Non normal amplification of the thermohaline circulation. J. Phys. Oceanog., 35, 9, 1593-1605. [pdf]
Prospective Students and Postdocs:
If you have a strong background in physics and math and are interested in
climate/ocean dynamics, feel free to email me
directly and check
opportunities within the group