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  1. Wei X., S. Sauvage, S. Ouillon, Thi Phuong Quynh Le, D. Orange, M. Herrmann, J.-M. Sanchez-Perez (2021), A modelling-based assessment of suspended sediment transport related to new damming in the Red River basin from 2000 to 2013, CATENA, 197, 104958,
  2. Piton, V., S. Ouillon, V. D. Vinh, G. Many, M. Herrmann, P. Marsaleix (2020). Seasonal and tidal variability of the hydrology and suspended particulate matter in the Van Uc estuary, Red River, Vietnam. Journal of Marine Systems, 211, 103403,
  3. Piton, V., M. Herrmann, F. Lyard, P. Marsaleix, T. Duhaut, D. Allain, S. Ouillon (2020). Sensitivity study on the main tidal constituents of the Gulf of Tonkin by using the frequency-domain tidal solver in T-UGOm, Geosci. Model. Dev., 13, 1583-1607, doi:10.5194/gmd-13-1583-2020
  4. Herrmann, M., T. Ngo-Duc, L. Tuan Tring (2020). Impact of climate change on sea surface wind in Southeast Asia, from climatological average to extreme events: results from a dynamical downscaling. Climate Dynamics, 54, 2101–2134, doi:10.1007/s00382-019-05103-6
  5. Da N. D., M. Herrmann, R. Morrow, F. Niño, N. M. Huan, N. Q. Trinh (2019). Contributions of wind, ocean intrinsic variability and ENSO to the interannual variability of the South Vietnam Upwelling: a modeling study. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans doi:10.1029/2018JC014647
  6. Waldman R., S. Somot, M. Herrmann, F. Sevault, P.E. Isachsen (2018). On the chaotic variability of deep convection in the Mediterranean Sea. Geophys. Res. Let. doi:10.1002/2017GL076319
  7. Somot S., Houpert L., Sevault F., Testor P., Bosse A., Taupier-Letage I., Bouin M.N., Waldman R., Cassou C., Sanchez-Gomez E., Durrieu de Madron X., Adloff F., P. Nabat, Herrmann M. (2018). Characterizing, modelling and understanding the climate variability of the deep water formation in the North-Western Mediterranean Sea. Climate Dynamics, 51: 1179, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3295-0
  8. Waldman, R., Herrmann, M., Somot, S., Arsouze, T., Benshila, R., Bosse, A., Chanut, J., Giordani, H., Sevault, F. and Testor, P. (2017), Impact of the Mesoscale Dynamics on Ocean Deep Convection: The 2012-2013 Case Study in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC012587
  9. Tong Phuoc H. S., Tran Van C., Nguyen Huu H., Ngo Manh T., Vu Van T., Nguyen Hoang T. K., Nguyen Truong T. H., M. Herrmann, E. Siswanto (2017), Abnormal features of oceanographic characteristics in upwelling Vietnam waters under impact of El Niño events. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences, 39(3), 225-239, doi:10.15625/0866-7187/39/3/10268
  10. Herrmann, M., Auger, P.-A., Ulses, C. and Estournel, C. (2017), Long-term monitoring of ocean deep convection using multisensors altimetry and ocean color satellite data. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC011833
  11. H. Loisel, V. Vantrepotte, S. Ouillon, D. D. Ngoc, M. Herrmann, V. Tran, X. Mériaux, D. Dessailly, C. Jamet, T. Duhaut, H. H. Nguyen, T. V. Nguyen (2017). Assessment and analysis of the chlorophyll-a concentration variability over the Vietnamese coastal waters from the MERIS ocean color sensor (2002–2012). Remote Sensing of Environment 190, 217–232, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.12.016
  12. Waldman, R., Somot, S., Herrmann, M., Bosse, A., Caniaux, G., Estournel, C., Houpert, L., Prieur, L., Sevault, F. and Testor, P. (2017), Modeling the intense 2012-2013 dense water formation event in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea: Evaluation with an ensemble simulation approach. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC012437
  13. R. Waldman, S. Somot, M. Herrmann, P. Testor, C. Estournel, F. Sevault, L. Prieur, L. Mortier, L. Coppola, V. Taillandier, P. Conan and D. Dausse. (2016). Estimating dense water volume and its evolution for the year 2012-2013 in the North-western Mediterranean Sea: An observing system simulation experiment approach. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2016JC011694
  14. C. Ulses, P.-A. Auger, K. Soetaert, P. Marsaleix, F. Diaz, L. Coppola, M.Herrmann, F. Kessouri, and C. Estournel (2016). Budget of organic carbon in the North-Western Mediterranean Open Sea over the period2004-2008 using 3D coupled physical-biogeochemical modeling. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2016JC011818
  15. F. Adloff, S. Somot, F. Sevault, G. Jorda, R. Aznar, M. Déqué, M. Herrmann, M. Marcos, C. Dubois, E. Padorno, E. Alvarez-Fanjul, D. Gomis (2015). Mediterranean Sea response to climate change in an ensemble of 21st century scenarios. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2507-3
  16. M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, F. Adloff, F. Diaz (2014). Impact of climate change on the northwestern Mediterranean Sea pelagic planktonic ecosystem and associated carbon cycle. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 5815-5836, doi:10.1002/2014JC010016.
  17. M. Herrmann, F. Diaz, C. Estournel, P. Marsaleix, C. Ulses (2013). Impact of atmospheric and oceanic interannual variability on the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea pelagic planktonic ecosystem and associated carbon cycle. J. Geophys. Res.,VOL. 118, 1–22, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20405
  18. Schroeder K., Garcìa-Lafuente J., Josey S. A., Artale V., Buongiorno Nardelli B., Carrillo A., Gacic M., Gasparini G. P., Herrmann M., Lionello P., Ludwig W.,Millot C., Özsoy E., Pisacane G., Sánchez-Garrido J. C., Sannino G., Santoleri R., Somot S., Struglia M. V., Stanev E., Taupier-Letage I., Tsimplis M. N., Vargas-Yáñez M., Zervakis V., Zodiatis G (2012). Circulation of the Mediterranean Sea and its variability. In : The Mediterranean climate: from past to future. Elsevier , Amsterdam, Pays-Bas. Ed. Lionello et al. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-416042-2.00003-3
  19. M. Vrac, P. Drobinski, A. Merlo, M. Herrmann, C. Lavaysse, L. Li, and S. Somot (2012). Dynamical and statistical downscaling of the French Mediterranean climate: uncertainty assessment. NHESS, 12, 2769-2784, doi:10.5194/nhess-12-2769-2012
  20. M. Herrmann, S. Somot, S. Calmanti, C. Dubois, and F. Sevault (2011). Representation of wind variability and intense wind events over the Mediterranean sea using dynamical downscaling: impact of the regional climate model configuration. NHESS, 11, 1983-2001, 2011, doi:10.5194/nhess-11-1983-2011
  21. Auclair F., C. Estournel, J. Floor, M. Herrmann, C. N'Guyen and P. Marsaleix (2011). A non-hydrostatic algorithm for free-surface ocean modelling. Ocean Modelling. 36, 49-70, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2010.09.006
  22. M. Herrmann, F. Sevault, J. Beuvier, S. Somot (2010). What induced the exceptional 2005 convection event in the northwestern Mediterranean basin? Answers from a modeling study. J. Geophys. Res.,115, C12051, doi:10.1029/2010JC006162
  23. M. Herrmann (2010)Prix Prud'homme 2009 : La formation d'eau dense en Méditerranée : interactions d'échelles, changement climatique et écosystèmes. La Météorologie, 70.
  24. J. Beuvier, F. Sevault, M. Herrmann, K. Kontoyiannis, W. Ludwig, M. Rixen, E. Stanev, K. Béranger, and S. Somot (2010). Modelling the Mediterranean Sea interannual variability over the last 40 years: focus on the Eastern Mediterranean Transient (EMT). J. Geophys. Res., 115, C08017, doi:10.1029/2009JC005950
  25. K. Schroeder, S. Josey, M. Herrmann, L. Grignon, G. Gasparini, and H. Bryden (2010). Abrupt warming and salting of the Western Mediterranean Deep Water: atmospheric forcings and lateral advection. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C08029, doi:10.1029/2009JC005749
  26. M. Herrmann , J. Bouffard and K. Béranger (2009). Monitoring open-ocean deep convection from space. Geophys. Res. Let., 36, L03606,, See also Nature Research Highlights, Vol 457, 26 February 2009
  27. V. Artale, S. Calmanti, A. Carillo, A. Dell'Aquila, M. Herrmann, G. Pisacane, P. M. Ruti, G. Sannino, M. V. Struglia, F. Giorgi, X. Bi, J. Pal, S. Rauscher (2009). An Atmosphere-Ocean Regional Climate Model for the Mediterranean area: Assessment of a Present Climate Simulation. Climate Dynamics doi:10.107/s00382-009-0691-8
  28. G. Sannino, M. Herrmann, A. Carillo, V. Rupolo, V. Ruggiero, V. Artale, P. Heimbach (2009). An eddy-permitting model of the Mediterranean Sea with a two-way grid refinement at Gibraltar. Ocean Modelling, 30(1), 56-72, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.06.002
  29. P. Marsaleix, C. Ulses, I. Pairaud, M. Herrmann, J. Floor, C. Estournel, F. Auclair (2009). Open boundary conditions for internal gravity wave modelling using polarisation relations. Ocean Modelling, 29(1), 27-42, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.02.010
  30. M. Herrmann , C. Estournel, S. Somot and M. Déqué, P. Marsaleix, F. Sevault (2008). Impact of interannual variability and climate change on dense water cascading in the Gulf of Lions. Continental Shelf Research, 28 (15), 2092-2112,
  31. M. Herrmann and S. Somot (2008). Relevance of ERA40 dynamical downscaling for modeling deep convection in the North-Western Mediterranean Sea. Geophys. Res. Let., 35, L04607,
  32. M. Herrmann, S. Somot, F. Sevault, C. Estournel and M. Déqué (2008). Modeling deep convection in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea using an eddy-permitting and an eddy-resolving model: case study of winter 1986-87. J. Geophys. Res. 113, C04011,
  33. J. Bouffard, S. Vignudelli, M. Herrmann, F. Lyard, P. Marsaleix, Y. Ménard and P. Cipollini (2008). Comparison of Ocean Dynamics with a Regional Circulation Model and Improved Altimetry in the Northwestern Mediterranean. Terr., Atm. and Oc. Sciences,
  34. P. Marsaleix, F. Auclair, J. Floor, M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, I. Pairaud and C. Ulses (2008). Energy conservation issues in sigma-coordinate free-surface ocean models. Ocean Modelling, 20(1), 61-89,
  35. M. Herrmann and O.S.Madsen (2007). Effect of stratification due to suspended sand on velocity and concentration distribution in unidirectional flows J. Geophys. Res., 112, C02006,



  1.  Herrmann M et J. Némery J (2020). Entre terre et mer : flux d’eau et de matière du continent à l’océan au Vietnam. La Francophonie en Asie-Pacifique n° 6/6, Sept. 2020.
  2. Herrmann, M. et I. Taupier-Letage (2019). Observer et modéliser la convection profonde en Méditerranée pour mieux comprendre son fonctionnement, sa variabilité et son évolution. Sciences Marine et Littorales en Méditerranée. Les dossiers d'Agropolis International, 24, p 18.
  3. Contributing author for Chapter 4: Direct and indirect drivers of change in biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people. In IPBES (2018): The IPBES regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Europe and Central Asia. Rounsevell, M., Fischer, M., Torre-Marin Rando, A. and Mader, A. (eds.). Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services, Bonn, Germany.
  4. Herrmann M., Biancamaria S. Roca R. (2015). La répartition spatiale actuelle de l'eau sur terre. In : L'eau à découvert. CNRS éditions, Paris, France. Ed. A. Euzen, C. Jeandel, R. Mosser. ISBN: 978-2-271-08829-1
  5. Estournel C., Marsaleix P., Auclair F., Ulses C., Herrmann M., (2009). Le golfe du Lion : poumon de la circulation méditerranéenne. Chapitre 15 de l'ouvrage : Le golfe du Lion : un observatoire de l'environnement en Méditerranée. Editions QUAE. Ed. A. Monaco, W. Ludwig, M. Provensal, B. Picon. 


  1. Herrmann M. Fonctionnement, variabilité et influence de la dynamique océanique côtière à régionale dans les mers semi-fermées. Toulouse : Université de Toulouse, 2020, 107 p., "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" Thesis
  2. Herrmann M. Formation et devenir des masses d'eau en Méditerranée Nord-Occidentale. Influence sur l'écosystème pélagique planctonique. Variabilité interannuelle et changement climatique. Toulouse : Université de Toulouse, 2007, 310pp. PhD thesis.
  3. Herrmann M. Effect of stratification due to suspended sediment on velocity and concentration distribution in turbulent flows. Cambridge : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dec 2003, 152p. Master of Science thesis.



  1. M. Herrmann,  T. Ngo-Duc, L. Tuan Tring. Impact of climate change on sea surface wind speed over the Southeast Asia : results from a RegCM4 dynamical downscaling of CNRM-CM5 in the CORDEX-SEA framework. ICRC-CORDEX 2019 conference, Beijing, China, 14-18 Oct. 2019.
  2. M. Herrmann, N. D. Da, R. Morrow, F. Nino, N. M. Huan, Interannual variability of the south Vietnam upwelling (South China Sea) : contributions of wind, eddies, chaotic variability and ENSO. ECSA 57th conference, 3rd-6th September 2018, Perth, WA, Australia
  3. M. Herrmann, N. D. Da, T. D. Thai, T. B. Ngoc, R. Morrow, F. Nino, T. Duhaut, C. Ulses, Ocean dynamics variability and influence on pelagic planktonic ecosystems in the Central Viet Nam Upwelling. International conference “Bien Dong 2017”, “Science for Blue Growth In the South China Sea”, Nha Trang, Viet Nam, Sept. 2017
  4. M. Herrmann, Nguyen Dac Da, Trinh Bich Ngoc, R. Morrow, F. Nino, T. Duhaut, Do Duy Thai, C. Ulses, Nguyen Minh Huan. Variability of ocean dynamics and influence on pelagic planktonic ecosystems in the South Viet Nam Upwelling (SVU). WESTPAC 10th International Conference, Qingdao, China, April 2017.
  5. M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, M. Marsaleix, C. Ulses, F. Diaz, F. Adloff. The pelagic planktonic ecosystem in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea : interannual variability and climate change, modeling and monitoring. Gordon Research Conference 2016,  Ocean Biogeochemistry, Hong Kong, China, June 2016
  6. M. Herrmann , A. Cazenave, G. Vachaud, S. Ouillon. Climate Change and Water Resources, a review. Conférence de l’Institut Français « Des rivières aux océans, les impacts du changement climatique au Vietnam », Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dec. 2015
  7. M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, P.-A. Auger, F. Birol. Monitoring deep convection from space : a multi-sensor approach. MerMex workshop, Banyuls, France, January 2015.
  8. M. Herrmann, P. Testor, H. Giordani. The HyMeX Deep Water Formation Science Team. MerMex workshop, Banyuls, France, January 2015.
  9. M. Herrmann, P-A. Auger, C. Estournel, F. Birol. Observing Deep Convection from Space : a Multi Sensor Approach. Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science 2014, Frascati, Italy, October 2014
  10. M. Herrmann, P-A. Auger, C. Estournel, F. Birol. Monitoring deep convection from space: a multi-sensor approach. Hymex 8th workshop, La Valette, Malta, September 2014.
  11. M. Herrmann, S. Ouillon, G. Cambon, Bui Hong L., Le Dinh M., Nguyen Chi C. Functioning, variability, long-term evolution and influence of the Nha Trang upwelling. VAST - IRD Symposium on Marine Science, Haiphong, Vietnam, November 2013,
  12. M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, F. Diaz, P. Marsaleix, C. Ulses. Impact of interannual variability and climate change on North-Western Mediterranean pelagic planktonic ecosystems. 40th CIESM Congress, Marseille, France, October 2013.
  13. M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, F. Diaz, P. Marsaleix, C. Ulses. Impact of interannual variability and climate change on North-Western Mediterranean pelagic planktonic ecosystems. Hymex 7th workshop, Cassis, France, October 2013.
  14. M. Herrmann, S. Somot, S. Calmanti, C. Dubois and F. Sevault. Impact of regional model configuration on the representation of Mediterranean wind variability and intense events. Hymex 6th workshop, Primosten, Croatia, May 2012.
  15. M. Herrmann, F. Sevault, J. Beuvier, S. Somot. What induced the exceptional 2005 convection event in the northwestern Mediterranean basin? Answers from a modeling study. ESF-MedClivar final conference, Lecce, Italy, 9-12 June 2011.
  16. M. Herrmann, F. Sevault, J. Beuvier, S. Somot. Impact of the Eastern Mediterranean Transient (EMT) on the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea (NWMS) : the case of the exceptional 2004-05 convection event. 39th CIESM Congress, Venice, Italy, May 2010
  17. M. Herrmann, F. Sevault, J. Beuvier, S. Somot. Contributions of atmospheric and oceanic conditions to the exceptional 2005 event of deep water formation in the Northwestern Mediterranean basin. Hymex 4th workshop, Bologna, Italy, June 2010.
  18. M. Herrmann, S. Somot, M. Déqué, A. Alias, C. Dubois Evaluation des incertitudes liées à la configuration du modèle régional de climat dans la représentation du vent en Méditerranée. Ateliers de Modélisation de l'Atmosphère 2010, January 2010, Météo-France, Toulouse, France.
  19. M. Herrmann, S. Somot. Long term simulations of the Mediterranean water masses using NEMOMED: how can AGRIF help ? DRAKKAR meeting, July 2009, Brest, France.
  20. M. Herrmann, J. Beuvier, F. Sevault, S. Somot. Investigating the exceptionnal winter 2005 deep convection event in the Western Mediterranean sea using NEMOMED8. NEMO users meeting, June 2009., Paris, France
  21. M. Herrmann, J. Bouffard, K. Béranger. Suivi de la convection océanique profonde depuis l'espace. Ateliers de Modélisation de l'Atmosphère 2009, January 2009, Météo-France, Toulouse, France.
  22. M. Herrmann, C. Estournel, F. Sevault, P. Marsaleix, M. Déqué and S. Somot, F. Sevault. Impact of interannual variability and climate change on dense water cascading in the Gulf of Lions. ESF-MedCLIVAR 3rd workshop, Understanding the mechanisms responsible for the changes in the Mediterranean Sea circulation and sea level trends, 29 Sept. - 1 Oct. 2008, HCMR, Island of Rhodes, GREECE

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