Some publications have been translated into posters, which casual readers might find more enjoyable. Of course, be aware that important differences can exist between publication and poster. See the Presentations section to find out where each poster was presented.


  1. Grisouard, N. Extraction of Available Potential Energy from Geostrophic Fronts by Inertial-Symmetric Instabilities. Submitted to the Journal of Physical Oceanography (pdf)
  2. Grisouard, N. and L. N. Thomas. Energy exchanges between density fronts and near-inertial waves reflecting off the ocean surface. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46:501–516, 2016. (pdf† | doi | poster).
  3. Grisouard, N. and L. N. Thomas. Critical and near-critical reflections of near-inertial waves off the sea surface at ocean fronts. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 765:273-302, 2015. (pdf* | doi | poster)
  4. Nikurashin, M., R. Ferrari, N. Grisouard and K. L. Polzin. The impact of finite amplitude bottom topography on internal wave generation in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44:2938-2950, 2014. (pdf† | doi)
  5. Grisouard, N., M. Leclair, L. Gostiaux and C. Staquet. Large scale energy transfer from an internal gravity wave reflecting on a simple slope. Procedia IUTAM, 8:119-128, 2013. (pdf | doi)
  6. Bühler, O., N. Grisouard and M. Holmes-Cerfon. Strong particle dispersion induced by weakly dissipative random internal waves. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 719:R4, 2013. (pdf* | doi)
  7. Grisouard, N. and O. Bühler. Forcing of oceanic mean flows by dissipating internal tides. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 708:250-278, 2012. (pdf* | doi | poster)
  8. Grisouard, N., C. Staquet and T. Gerkema. Generation of internal solitary waves in a pycnocline by an internal wave beam: a numerical study. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 676:491-513, 2011. (pdf* | doi | poster)
  9. Hazewinkel, J., N. Grisouard and S.B. Dalziel. Comparison of laboratory and numerically observed scalar fields of an internal wave attractor. European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids, 30(1):51-56, 2011. (, damn you Elsevier! | doi)
  10. Grisouard, N. and C. Staquet. Numerical simulations of the local generation of internal solitary waves in the Bay of Biscay. Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 17:575-584, 2010. (doi, open acces)
  11. Grisouard, N., C. Staquet and I. Pairaud. Numerical simulation of a two-dimensional internal wave attractor. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 614:1-14, 2008. (pdf* | doi | poster)


 * Copyright Cambridge University Press
† Copyright American Meteorological Society



  1. Grisouard, N., M. B. Fox, J. Nijjer. Radiation of Internal Waves by Inertio-Symmetrically Unstable Fronts. Proceedings of the VIIIth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, San Diego, 2016. (url, pdf)
  2. Grisouard, N., C. Staquet. Local generation of internal solitary waves in an oceanic pycnocline. Proceedings of the VIIth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Rome, 2011. (pdf)
  3. M. Leclair, L. Gostiaux, N. Grisouard, F. Auclair, C. Staquet. Reflexion of a plane wave onto a slope and wave-induced mean flow. Proceedings of the VIIth International Symposium on Stratified Flows, Rome, 2011. (pdf)
  4. Réflexions et réfractions non-linéaires d’ondes de gravité internes. PhD thesis, defended 29 October 2010. (open access link | poster, in French)
  5. Gerkema, T., L. Gostiaux, M. Mathur, M. J. Mercier, N. Grisouard, J. M. Magalhães, T. Dauxois, J. C. B. da Silva and C. Staquet. Génération de solitons dans une pycnocline par un faisceau d’une onde interne. Proceedings of the 19th French Mechanics Conference, Marseille, 2009 (pdf, in French).
  6. Grisouard, N. and O. Bühler. Quantum vortices in a glass of Bose-Einstein condensate. 2009 GFD technical report, WHOI. (pdf)
  7. Attracteur d’ondes internes. Simulations numériques, structure spatiale et non-linéarités. Masters thesis, defended 14 June 2007 (Université Joseph Fourier — Grenoble 1). (pdf)