Cruise Reports

Selected Research Publications (Magazines, Newspapers, Books, Special Editions etc)

  • Ursella, L., Kovačević V. and Gačić, M., Tidal variability of the motion in the Strait of Otranto, Ocean Sci., 10, 49-67, doi:10.5194/os-10-1-2014, 2014.

  • Bensi M., Cardin V., and Rubino A., «Thermohaline Variability and Mesoscale Dynamics Observed at the Deep-Ocean Observatory E2M3A in the Southern Adriatic Sea», in “The Mediterranean Sea: Temporal Variability and Spatial Patterns”, edited by G. L. E. Borzelli, M. Gačić, P. Lionello, and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014, pp. 139155.

  • Gačić M., Civitarese G., Kovačević V., Ursella L., Bensi M., Menna M., Cardin V., Poulain P.-M., Notarstefano G., Cosoli S., Pizzi, C. (2014). Extreme winter 2012 in the Adriatic: An example of climatic impact on the BiOS rhythm, Ocean Sci. Discuss., 11, 425-452

  • Schroeder K., Millot C., Bengara L., Ben Ismail S., Bensi M., Borghini M., Budillon G., Cardin V., Coppola L., Curtil C., Drago A., El Moumni B., Font J., Fuda J. L., Garcìa-Lafuente J., Gasparini G. P., Kontoyiannis H., Lefevre D., Puig P., Raimbault P., Rougier G., Salat, J., Sammari C., Sanchez Garrido J. C., Sanchez-Roman A., Sparnocchia S., Tamburini C., Taupier-Letage I., Theocharis A., Vargas-Yanez, M., Vetrano A. (2013). Long-term monitoring programme of the hydrological variability in the Mediterranean Sea: a first overview of the HYDROCHANGES network. Ocean Sci., 9, 301-324

  • Bensi M., Rubino A., Cardin V., Hainbucher D., Mancero-Mosquera, I. (2013b). Structure and variability of the abyssal water masses in the Ionian Sea in the period 20032010, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 113, doi:10.1029/2012JC008178

  • Mihanović, H., et al. (2013). Exceptional dense water formation on the Adriatic shelf in the winter of 2013, Ocean Sci., 9, 561572, doi :10.5194/os-9-561-2013. [Available at]

  • Querin, S., Cossarini G., Solidoro C. (2013). Simulating the formationand fate of dense water in a midlatitude marginal sea during normal and warm winter conditions, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, 885900, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20092

  • Yari S., Kovačević V., Cardin V., Gačić M., Bryden H. (2012): Direct estimate of water heat and salt transport through the Strait of Otranto. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, C09009, doi:10.1029/2012JC007936

  • Ursella, L., Gačić, M., Kovačević, V. and Deponte, D.: Low-frequency flow in the bottom layer of the Strait of Otranto, Cont. Shelf Res., 44, 5-19, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2011.04.014, 2012.

  • Rubino A., Romanenkov D., Zanchettin D., Cardin V., Hainbucher D., Bensi M., Boldrin A., Langone L., Miserocchi S., Turchetto M. (2011). On the descent of dense water on a complex canyon system in the southern Adriatic basin., Cont. Shelf Res.,doi:10.1016/j.csr.2010.11.009

  • Cardin V., Bensi M., Pacciaroni M. (2011). Variability of water mass properties in the last two decades in the South Adriatic Sea with emphasis on the period 20062009. Cont. Shelf Res., 31(9), 951965, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2011.03.002

  • Campanelli, A., Grilli F., Paschini E., Marini M. (2011). The influence of an exceptional Po River flood on the physical and chemical oceanographic properties of the Adriatic Sea, Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 52(1), 284297, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2011.05.004

  • Ursella, L., Kovačević V., Gačić M. (2011). Footprints of mesoscaleeddy passages in the Strait of Otranto (Adriatic Sea), J. Geophys. Res., 116, C04005, doi:10.1029/2010JC006633

  • Gačić M., Borzelli G. L. E., Civitarese G., Cardin V., Yari S. (2010). Can internal processes sustain reversals of the ocean upper circulation? The Ionian Sea example. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L09608, doi:10.1029/2010GL043216

  • Civitarese G., Gačić M., Cardin V., Borzelli G.L. (2010). Effects of the Adriatic -Ionian bimodal oscillating system (BIOS) on the biochemistry of the Adriatic Sea. In: CIESM - 39th Congress. Venezia-Italy, 10-14 May 2010, Vol. 39

  • Cardin V., Bensi M., Hainbucher D., Rubino A. (2010). Structure and Variability of the abyssal water masses in the Eastern Mediterranean. In: CIESM - 39th Congress. Venezia - Italy, 10-14 May 2010, Vol. 39

  • Schroeder K., Cardin V., Font J., Gacia LafuenteJ., Pif P., Taupier-Letage and ...others+ (2010). Hydrochanges network: Latest Observations and links between time series. In: CIESM- 39th Congress. Venezia - Italy, 10-14 May 2010

  • Lampitt, R.S., Larkin, K.E., Hartman, S.E., Pagnani, M.R., Billett, D.S.M., Berndt, C., Huhnerbach, V., Osterhus, S., Nittis, K., Lykousis, V., Petihakis, G., Cardin V., Brunetti, F., Bozzano, R., Pensieri, S., Wallace, D., Karstensen, J., Cotrim da Cunha, L., Priede, I.G., Holford, A., Coppola, L., Tamburini, C., Lefevre, D., Poulinquen, S., Carval, T., Ghiron, S., Llindis-Gonzalez, O., Cianca, A., Melicio, O., Santos, C., Silva, P., Gonzalez-Davila, M. and Santana-Casiano, M. (2010). EuroSITES European network of deep ocean observatories. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on EuroGOOS, Vol. 28, p. 122-129, ISBN/ISSN: 9789197482868

  • Borzelli, G.L.E., Gačić M., Cardin V., Civitarese G. (2009). Eastern Mediterranean Transient and reversal of the Ionian Sea circulation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L15108, doi:10.1029/2009GL039261

  • Cardin V., Bensi M., Brunetti F. (2009). E2M3A in the framework of EuroSITES project: Towards an European integrated network of deep ocean observatories. In: Epitome 2009 - GeoItalia 2009. Rimini (Italy), September 9-11, 2009, Vol. 3, ISBN/ISSN: 1972-1552

  • Turchetto M, Boldrin A, Langone L, Tesi T, Miserocchi S, Cardin V. (2009). Particle transport and dense water cascading in the Bari Canyon (Southern Adriatic Sea). In: Epitome 2009 - GeoItalia 2009. Rimini, 2009, Chieti: FIST Federazione Italiana di Scienze della Terra, Vol. 3

  • Cardin V., Gačić M. (2008). Are decadal variations of Adriatic thermohaline properties related in the Eastern Mediterranean Transient (EMT)? In: Climate warming and related changes in Mediterranean marine biota. F. F. Briand eds. CIESM Publishers, Vol. 35, p. 31-37

  • Cardin V., Gačić M. (2007). Decadal trend of thermohaline properties in the Southern Adriatic and remote forcing. In: Epitone 2007 - GeoItalia 2007. Rimini 12-14 September, Vol. 2

  • Cardin V., Turchetto M., Boldrin A., Gačić M., Miserocchi S., Langone L. (2007). Dense Water sinking in the Bari Canyon (Southern Adriatic Sea). In: CIESM 38th Congrès. Istanbul, 9 -13 April 2007, Vol. 38

  • Nittis K., Tziavos C., Bozzano R., Cardin V., Thanos Y., Petihakis G., Schiano M. E., Zanon F. (2007). The M3A multi-sensor buoy network of the Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Sci., 3, 229243

  • Gačić M., Cardin V., Kovačević, V. (2006). Variations of thermal conditions in the southern Adriatic from XBT measurements in the period October 2002-June 2003. ACTA ADRIATICA, Vol. 47 (Suppl.); p. 19-31, ISSN: 0001-5113

  • Book, J. W., Perkins H. T., Cavaleri L., Doyle J. D., Pullen J. D. (2005). ADCP observations of the western Adriatic slope current during winter of 2001, Prog. Oceanogr., 66(24), 270286, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.014

  • Civitarese G., Gačić M., Cardin V., Ibello V. (2005). Winter convection in the warming southern Adriatic. EOS, TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 86

  • Gačić M., Mancero-Mosquera I., Kovačević V., Mazzoldi A., Cardin V., Arena F., Gelsi G. (2004). Temporal variations of water flow between the Venetian lagoon and the open sea. J. Mar. Syst: doi: Doi:10.1016/jmarsys.2004.05.025

  • Cardin V., Gačić M., Klein B. (2004). Mesoscale activity in the Southern Adriatic as evidenced from a deep-sea mooring. In: Rapport Du 37e Congres de la Ciesm . Barcelone (Espagne), Vol. 37

  • Cardin V., Gačić M. (2003). Long-term heat flux variability and winter convection in the Adriatic Sea. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 108 (C9)

  • Cardin V., Gačić M., Nittis K., Kovačević V., Perini L. (2003). Sub-inertial variability in the Cretan Sea from M3A buoy. Ann. Geophysicae Vol. 21 (1), 89-102

  • Kovačević V., Gačić M., Fusco G., Cardin V. (2003). Temporal evolution of thermal structures and winter heat content change from VOS-XBT data in the central Mediterranean Sea. Ann. Geophysicae Vol. 21 (1), 63-73

  • Gačić M., Civitarese G., Miserocchi S., Cardin V., Crise A., Mauri E. (2002). The open ocean-convection in the Southern Adriatic: a controlling mechanism of the spring phytoplankton bloom. Cont. Shelf Res. (22) 1897-1908

  • Gačić M., Lascaratos A., Manca B. B., Mantziafou A. (2002). Adriatic deep water and interaction with the Eastern Mediterranean in Physical Oceanography of the Adriatic Sea, edited by B. Cushman-Roisin et al., chap. 4, pp. 111142, Kluwer Acad., Dordrecht, Netherlands

  • Manca B. B., Kovačević V., Gačić M., Viezzoli D. (2002). Dense water formation in the Southern Adriatic Sea and spreading into the Ionian Sea in the period 19971999, J. Mar. Syst., 133154, doi:10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00056-8

  • Manzella G.M.R., Cardin V., Cruzado A., Fusco G., Gačić M., Galli C., Gasparini G.P., Gervais T., Kovačević V., Millot C., Petit De La Villeon, Spaggiari G., Tonani M., Tziavos C., Velàsquez Z. (2001): “EU-sponsored effort L. improves monitoring of circulation variability in the Mediterranean”. EOS Vol. 82 (43), October 23, 2001

  • Bignami, F., G. Mattietti, A. Rotundi, and E. Salusti (1990). On a Sugimoto-Whitehead effect in the Mediterranean Sea: Sinking and mixing of a bottom current in the Bari Canyon, southern Adriatic Sea, Deep Sea Res., Part A, 37, 657665

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