List of publications

You will find links towards publications in both statistics and probabilities and applied statistics in environmental sciences. Underlined people were my students.



M. Kolbe, F. Roquet, E. Pauthenet, D.  Nerini (2021) Impact of Thermohaline Variability on Sea Level Changes in the Southern Ocean, J. Phys. Oceano., DOI: 10.1002/essoar.10506590.1

Pauthenet E., Sallée J.-B., Schmidtko S., Nerini D. (2021) Seasonal Variation of the Antarctic Slope Front Occurrence and Position Estimated from an Interpolated Hydrographic Climatology, Journal of Physical Oceanography 51(5), DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-20-0186.1

M. Garel, C. Panagiotopoulos, M. Boutrif, D. Repeta,R. Sempere, C. Santinelli, B. Charrière, D. Nerini, J.-C. Poggiale, C. Tamburini (2021) Contrasting degradation rates of natural dissolvedorganic carbon by deep-sea prokaryotes under stratifiedwater masses and deep-water convection conditions inthe NW Mediterranean Sea, MArine Chemistry, 231, 0.1016/j.marchem.2021.103932

D. Nerini, C. Manté, P. Monestiez (2021) Extending Functional Kriging when Data Are Multivariate Functional, Wiley Series in Statistics and Probabilities, Chap 4, to appear.


Godard M., Manté C., Guinet C., Picard B., Nerini D. (2020) Diving Behavior of Mirounga leonina: A Functional Data Analysis Approach, Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 595,  DOI=10.3389/fmars.2020.00595


Receveur, A., Menkes C., Allain, V., Lebourges-Dhaussy, A., Nerini D., Morgan M., Ménard F. (2019) Seasonal and spatial variability in the vertical distribution of pelagic forage fauna in the Southwest Pacific, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.104655
Pauthenet, E., Roquet F., Madec, G.,Sallée J. B., Nerini D. (2019) The Thermohaline Modes of the Global Ocean, J. Phys. Oceanography, DOI: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0120.1
Aldebert C., Kooi BW., Nerini D. , Gauduchon M., Poggiale J-C. (2019) 3D bifurcation analysis of a predator-prey model with uncertain formulation, SIAM Appl. Maths., 79 (1), 377-395


Aldebert C., Kooi BW., Nerini D., Poggiale J-C. (2018) Is structural sensitivity a problem of oversimplified biological models. Insights from nested DEB models, J. Theo. Biol., 448, 1-8.
Poggiale J_C, Nerini D. (2018) Population Dynamics and Ecology : Models, Methods and Applications, Ecological Complexity, 1-5
Pauthenet E., Roquet F., Madec G., Guinet C., Hindell M., McMahon C. R., Harcourt R., Nerini D. (2019) Seasonal Meandering of the Polar Front Upstream of the Kerguelen Plateau, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2018GL079614


Nerini D., Manté C., Monestiez P. (2017)  An extension of functional kriging when data are multivariate curves, chap. book in Wiley Series in Statistics and Probabilities, in press.


Pauthenet E., Roquet F., Madec G., Nerini D. (2016) A linear decomposition of the thermohaline structure of the southern ocean, J. Phys. Oceano, DOI:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0083.1
Aldebert C., Nerini D., Gauduchon, M., Poggiale J. C. (2016) Structural sensitivity and resilience in a predtor-prey model with density-dependent mortality, Ecological Complexity, 28, 163-173
Aldebert C., Nerini D., Gauduchon, M., Poggiale J. C. (2016) , Does structural sensitivity alter complexity-stability relationships?, Ecological Complexity, 28, 104-112

Accolla C., Nerini D., Maury O., Poggiale J. C. (2015) Analysis of functional response in presence of schooling phenomena: An IBM approach, Progress in Oceanography, 134, 232-243

Bayle S., Monestiez P., Guinet C., Nerini D. (2015) Moving toward finer scales in oceanography: predictive linear functional model of Chlorophyll a profiles from light data, Progress In Oceanography, 134, 221-231

I. D. Pivotto , D. Nerini , M. Masmoudi , H. Kara , L. Chaoui , D. Aurelle (2015) Highly contrasted responses of Mediterranean octocorals to climate change along a depth gradient, J. Roy. Soc Open. Scien., DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140493


 S. Martini, D. Nerini, C. Tamburini (2014) Relation between deep bioluminescence and oceanographic variables: A statistical analysis using time–frequency decompositions, Progress In Oceanography, 127, 117–128

 S. Bayle, P. Monestiez, D. Nerini (2014) Linear predictive functional model on environmental data: modeling choices, JSDFS, 127, 117–128

 Dugenne M, Thyssen M, Nerini D, Mante C, Poggiale J-C, Garcia N, Garcia F and Grégori GJ (2014) Consequence of a sudden wind event on the dynamics of a coastal phytoplankton community: an insight into specific population growth rates using a single cell high frequency approach. Front. Microbiol. 5, 485.


Y. Eynaud , D. Nerini , M. Baklouti , J.-C. Poggiale (2013) Towards a simplification of models using regression trees, J. Roy. Soc. Interface, DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0613

C. Manté, G. Bernard, P. Bonhomme, D. Nerini (2013) Application of ordinal correspondence analysis for submerged aquatic vegetation monitoring, Journal of Applied Statistics 40 (8), 1619-1638

 A; Malkassian, D. Nerini, C. Manté, B Becker, G. Gregori (2013) Response of phytoplankton community to water quality change in a Mediterranean Estuarine Coastal Ecosystem. Ecological Indicators

 Cordoleani F., Nerini D., Morozov A., Gauduchon M. and Poggiale J.C (2013). Scaling up the predator functional response in heterogeneous environment: when Holling type III can emerge? J. Theo. Biol., 336, 200-208

 Martini S, Al Ali B, Garel M, Nerini D, Grossi V, et al. (2013) Effects of Hydrostatic Pressure on Growth and Luminescence of a Moderately-Piezophilic Luminous Bacteria Photobacterium phosphoreum ANT-2200, PLoS ONE 8(6): e66580. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066580


Martini S., Nerini D., Tamburini C., 2012. How to analyse bioluminescence time series from in situ observatories ? Example from high frequency records and real time data at the ANTARES site. Luminescence, 27, 139-140

A. Malkassian, D. Nerini, M. A. van Dijk, M. Thyssen, C. Mante, G. Gregori (2012) Functional analysis and classification of phytoplankton based on data from an automated flow cytometer, Cytometry A, 79A, 263–275


F. Morat, Y. Letourneur, D. Nerini, D. Banaru, I. E. Batjakas (2011) Discrimination of red mullet populations (Teleostean, Mullidae) along multi-spatial and ontogenetic scales within the Mediterranean basin on the basis of otolith shape analysis, Aquatic Living Ressources, DOI: 10.1051/alr/2011151

S. Rigaud, O. Radakovitch, D. Nerini, P. Picon, J.M. Garnier (2011). Reconstructing historical trends of Berre lagoon contamination from surface sediment datasets: Influences of industrial regulations and anthropogenic silt inputs, Journal of Environmental Management,  92, 2201-2210

Cordoleani, F., Nerini, D., Gauduchon, M., Morozov, A., Poggiale, J.C. (2011) Structural sensitivity of biological models revisited. J. Theo. Biol., 283, 82-91


 Nerini D., Monestiez, P. (2010) Cokriging for Spatial Functional Data. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 101,415-428.


Nerini D.,  Monestiez P. (2009). A cokriging method for spatial functional. data with applications in oceanology, Springer Series in Statistics, 200-217.

Demongeot J., Francoise, J., P., Nerini, D. (2009) From biological and clinical experiments to model construction, Phil. Trans. Royal Soc., Series A. 367, 4657-4663


Manté, C., Nerini, D., Viret, J. (2008) Editorial : Characterization and Analysis of Heterogeneity in Biological Systems. Acta Biotheoretica. [ACTA]


Nerini, D., Ghattas, B. (2007) Classifying densities with functional regression trees : an application in oceanology. Computational  Statistics and Data Anaysis., 101, 4287-4297

Tedetti, M., Sempéré, R., Vasilkov, V., Charrière, B., Nerini, D., Miller, W., L., Kawamura, K., Raimbault, P. (2007) High penetration of ultraviolet radiation in the south east Pacific waters, Geophysical Reseach Letters, 34


Syakti A. D., Mazzella N., Nerini D., Guiliano M., Bertrand J. C., Doumenq  P. Org. Geochem., (2006), Phospholipid fatty acids of a marine sedimentary microbial community in a laboratory microcosm: responses to petroleum hydrocarbon contamination, Org. Geochem. 37, 1617-1628


Poggiale, J.C., Auger, P., Nerini D., Mante, C., Gilbert, F. (2005). Global production increased by spatial heterogeneity in a population dynamics model. Acta Biotheoretica

Grossi V., Cuny, Ph. Caradec S., Nerini D., Pancost R., Gilbert F., (2005). Impact of feeding by Arenicola marina (L.) and ageing of faecal material on fatty acid distribution and eubacterial community structure in marine sediments: an experimental approach.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. & Ecology

Miralless G., Nerini D., Mante C., Acquaviva M., Doumenq P., Michotey V., Nazaret S., Bertrand J.-C. & Cuny, P., (2005) Effects of spilled oil on microbial communities of Mediterranean coastal sediments chronically submitted to petrogenic hydrocarbon contamination. Envir. Microbiol.


Thouveny, N. ; Carcaillet, J. ; Moreno, E. ; Leduc, G. ; Nerini, D (2004) Geomagnetic moment variation and paleomagnetic excursions since 400 ka BP: A stacked record of sedimentary sequences of the portuguese margin, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 219, 377-396.



Nerini D., Durbec J.P., Mante C., (2001). Localisation de séquences typiques dans une série temporelle multiple. Application à l’Etang de Berre. Compte-rendus de l’Académie des Sciences, série IIA, 6 pp

Nerini D., Durbec J.P., Mante C., (2000) Analysis of oxygen rates time series in a strongly polluted lagoon using a regression tree method. Ecol. Mod. 133, 95-105.

Nerini D., Durbec J.P., Mante C., Garcia F., Ghattas, B., (2000). Physico-chemical variables forecasts by a classification tree method. Application to the Etang de Berre (South France). Acta Biotheoretica, (48)

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Jeffrey Hargrave