Papers indexed in the ISI Web of Science

  1. Kurkina O., Rouvinskaya E., Talipova T. and Soomere T. 2017. Propagation regimes and populations of internal waves in the Mediterranean Sea basin. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 185, 44–54, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2016.12.003
  2. Soomere T., Männikus R., Pindsoo K., Kudryavtseva N. and Eelsalu M. 2017. Modification of closure depths by synchronisation of severe seas and high water levels. Geo-Marine Letters, 37, 1, 35–46, doi: 10.1007/s00367-016-0471-5
  3. Feng L., Vaulin R., Hewitt J.N., Remillard R., Kaplan D.L., Murphy Tara, Kudryavtseva N., Hancock P., Bernardi G., Bowman J.D., Briggs F., Cappallo R.J., Deshpande A.A., Gaensler B.M., Greenhill L.J., Hazelton B.J., Johnston-Hollitt M., Lonsdale C.J., McWhirter S.R., Mitchell D.A., Morales M.F., Morgan E., Oberoi D., Ord S.M., Prabu T., Udaya Shankar N., Srivani K.S., Subrahmanyan R., Tingay S.J., Wayth R.B., Webster R.L., Williams A., Williams C.L. 2017. A matched filter technique for slow radio transient detection and first demonstration with the Murchison Widefield Array. The Astronomical Journal, 153 (3), article id. 98, doi: 10.3847/1538-3881/153/3/98
  4. Kovaleva O., Soomere T., Eelsalu M. 2017. Spots of large wave energy resources in relatively sheltered sections of the Baltic Sea coast, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 74, 424–437, doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.02.033
  5. Giudici A., Torsvik T. and Soomere T. 2017. Development of a flexible, extendable and low-cost control unit for surface drifters. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34 (3), 669–677, 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0116.1
  6. Delpeche-Ellmann N., Mingelaitė T. and Soomere T. 2017. Examining Lagrangian surface transport during a coastal upwelling in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 171, 21–30, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.10.007
  7. Kudryavtseva N. and Soomere T. 2017. Satellite altimetry reveals spatial patterns of variations in the Baltic Sea wave climate. Earth System Dynamics, 8, 697–706, doi:10.5194/esd-2016-68 [Special issue Multiple drivers for Earth system changes in the Baltic Sea region, Editor(s): M. Meier, A. Rutgersson, B. Smith, M. Reckermann, and I. Didenkulova]
  8. Kurkina O., Talipova T., Soomere T., Giniyatullin A., Kurkin A. 2017. Kinematic parameters of internal waves of the second mode in the South China Sea, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 24, 645–660, doi: 10.5194/npg-24-645-2017
  9. Zaggia L., Lorenzetti G., Manfé G., Scarpa G.M., Molinaroli E., Parnell K.E., Rapaglia J.P., Gionta M., Soomere T. 2017. Fast shoreline erosion induced by ship wakes in a coastal lagoon: Field evidence and remote sensing analysis. PLoS ONE, 12(10), Art. No. e0187210, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187210
  10. Kurkina O.E, Talipova T.G., Soomere T., Kurkin A.A., Rybin A.V. 2017. The impact of seasonal changes in stratification on the dynamics of internal waves in the Sea of Okhotsk. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences, 66(4), 238–255, doi: 10.3176/earth.2017.20
  11. Rukšėnienė V., Dailidienė I., Kelpšaitė-Rimkienė L., Soomere T. 2017. Sea surface temperature variations in the south-eastern Baltic Sea in 1960–2015. Baltica, 30(2), 75–85.

Papers in peer-reviewed collections

  1. Harff J., Deng J., Dudzińska-Nowak J., Fröhle P., Groh A., Hünicke B., Soomere T., Zhang W. 2017. What determines the change of coastlines in the Baltic Sea? In: Coastline changes of the Baltic Sea from South to East. Past and future projection, Jan Harff, Kazimierz Furmańczyk, Hans von Storch (eds), Volume 19 of the series Coastal Research Library, 15–35, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49894-2_2
  2. Soomere T., Viška M., Pindsoo K. 2017. Retrieving the signal of climate change from numerically simulated sediment transport along the eastern Baltic Sea coast. In: Coastline changes of the Baltic Sea from South to East. Past and future projection, Jan Harff, Kazimierz Furmańczyk, Hans von Storch (eds), Volume 19 of the series Coastal Research Library, 327–361, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49894-2_1
  3. Pelinovsky E.N., Kurkina O.E., Kurkin A.A., Talipova T.G., Soomere T. 2017. Modeling of internal waves in the Baltic Sea. In: Proceedings of All-Russian conference “Hydrometeorology and ecology: scientific and educational achievements and perspectives” (on the occasion of 70th birthday of Prof Lev Nikolaevich Karlin). Sankt-Petersburg, 2017, 379–382 (in Russian).


  1. Giudici A., Torsvik T., Soomere T. 2017. An extensible, low-cost drifter control unit. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19, EGU2017-3751.
  2. Viikmäe B., Torsvik T. 2017. Lagrangian timescales in the Gulf of Finland. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19, EGU2017-3854.
  3. Kudryavtseva N., Soomere, T. 2017. Changes in the extreme wave heights over the Baltic Sea. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19, EGU2017-15301.
  4. Delpeche-Ellmann N., Mingelaitė T., Soomere T. 2017. Examining coastal upwellings from a Lagrangian perspective in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19, EGU2017-18648.
  5. Viikmäe B., Torsvik T. 2017. Lagrangian timescales in the Gulf of Finland. In: 9th International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean (IWMO), July 03-06, 2017. Abstracts. Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea), 30.
  6. Viikmäe B., Torsvik T. 2017. Analysing Lagrangian timescales in the Gulf of Finland. In: The 11th Baltic Sea Science Congress “Living along gradients: past, present, future”, Rostock, June 12–16, 2017. Abstracts. Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, 46.
  7. Giudici A., Kalda J., Soomere T. 2017. Compressibility of surface flows under the combined effect of currents and winds. Ibid., 47.
  8. Kudryavtseva N., Soomere T. 2017. Satellite altimetry shows changes in extreme wave heights over the Baltic Sea. Ibid., 89.
  9. Pindsoo K., Soomere T. 2017. Trends in the extreme water levels of the Baltic Sea. Ibid., 90.
  10. Pindsoo, K., Soomere T. 2017. Wave set-up in the urban area of the City of Tallinn, Estonia. Ibid., 155.
  11. Kudryavtseva N., Delpeche-Ellmann N., Soomere T. 2017. Validation of the new Sentinel-3 satellite altimetry data in the Baltic Sea basin. Ibid., 311.

Popular collection

  1. Soomere T. 2017. Truudus Eestile (A collection of essays on science policy). Argo, Tallinn, 319 pp.

Popular science and science policy

  1. Soomere T. 2017. Milleks meile juuniorakadeemikud? (Why do we need Young Academy?) Postimees (daily newspaper The Postman), 4(7905), 06.01.2017, 14 (in Estonian).
  2. Soomere T. 2017. Inimliku teaduskommunikatsiooni võimalikkusest (The possibility of human attitude in communication of science). Sirp (the cultural weekly), 1(3621), 06.01.2017, 31 (in Estonian).
  3. Soomere T. 2017. Akadeemik, kes õpib kaladelt (Academician who learns from fishes), kommentaar akadeemik Maarja Kruusmaa persooniloo juurde, Mente et Manu (monthly issued by Tallinn University of Technology), 1, January 2017, 16,
  4. Soomere T. 2017. Uudishimu kui vaktsiin tõepõhjata poliitika vastu (Science curiosity helps to override post-truth politics). Postimees, 64(7965), 18.03.2017, Arvamus. Kultuur, 419, 8.
  5. Soomere T. 2017. Teaduse sõltumatus kui helge minevik (Independence of science is a bright past). Postimees Online, 03.04.2017.
  6. Soomere T. 2017. Lühidus, arusaadavus ja põnevus – hea teaduskommunikatsiooni võti (The key of excellent communication of science: shortness, transparency excitement). In: Teadus kolme minutiga (Science in three minutes), Pilt, E. (koostaja), Argo, Tallinn, 186–197.
  7. Soomere T. 2017. Tippteadus vs. tõepõhjatu ajastu (Cutting edge science in the post-truth time) [Eesti teaduste akadeemia aastaraamatu 2016 saatesõna]. Õpetajate Leht (Teacher’s Weekly), 13.04.2017.
  8. Soomere T. 2017. Teadus usupõhjatus ühiskonnas (Science in post-religious society). Sirp, 22(3642), 02.06.2017, 22–23.
  9. Soomere T. 2017. Loodusvarad kui riigi põhikapital (Natural resources as the core asset of a country). Postimees 128(8029), 03.06.2017, Arvamus. Kultuur, 430, 7.
  10. Soomere T. 2017. Eesti noorte teaduste akadeemia: tehtud (Opening speech of the Estonian Young Academy of Sciences). Õpetajate Leht (Teacher’s Weekly), 09.06.2017, 9.
  11. Niinemets Ü., Randma-Liiv T., Soomere T. 2017. Kombineerides vastandeid (Merging seemingly controversial ideas: how to construct a reasonable model of scientific career). Sirp, 28(3648), 14.07.2017, 4–6.
  12. Soomere T. 2017. Kuus kukesammu (Six short steps from pure mathematics to innovative products), Postimees 228(8129), 30.09.2017, Arvamus. Kultuur, 438, 6,
  13. Soomere T. 2017. Kolm korda seitseteist minutit uut normaalsust (3×17 minutes of new normality). Sirp, 45(3665), 10.11.2017, 29–30.
  14. Soomere T. 2017. Tarmo Soomere kolme rektori kokkuleppest: sellised probleemid tekivad vältimatult (About joint declaration of the rectors of three leading universities: such problems are inevitable), Postimees Online, (, 08.12.2017, at 13.22
  15. Soomere T. 2017. See, kuidas otsustame, mis on hea teadus, on sama tähtis kui hea teadus ise (The way of deciding what is good science is exactly as important as good science itself). Postimees, 288(8189), 09.12.2017, Arvamus. Kultuur, 448, 7.