G. K. Batchelor, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, 1967.
DOI : 10.1017/CBO9780511800955

P. Billant and J. Chomaz, Experimental evidence for a new instability of a vertical columnar vortex pair in a strongly stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.418, pp.167-188, 2000.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112000001154

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01025360

P. Billant and J. Chomaz, Theoretical analysis of the zigzag instability of a vertical columnar vortex pair in a strongly stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.419, pp.29-63, 2000.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112000001166

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01025369

P. Billant and J. Chomaz, Three-dimensional stability of a vertical columnar vortex pair in a stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.419, pp.65-91, 2000.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112000001178

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01025370

P. Billant and J. Chomaz, Self-similarity of strongly stratified inviscid flows, Physics of Fluids, vol.13, issue.6, pp.1645-1651, 2001.
DOI : 10.1063/1.1369125

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01025349

M. Bonnier, O. Eiff, and P. Bonneton, On the density structure of far-wake vortices in a stratified fluid, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, vol.31, issue.1-4, pp.117-137, 2000.
DOI : 10.1016/S0377-0265(99)00030-5

C. El-o-y and S. &l-ed-izès, Three-dimensional instability of Burgers and Lamb???Oseen vortices in a strain field, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.378, pp.145-166, 1999.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112098003103

A. M. Fincham, T. Maxworthy, and G. R. Spedding, Energy dissipation and vortex structure in freely decaying, stratified grid turbulence, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, vol.23, issue.1-4, pp.155-169, 1996.
DOI : 10.1016/0377-0265(95)00415-7

F. S. Godeferd and C. Staquet, Statistical modelling and direct numerical simulations of decaying stably stratified turbulence. Part 2. Large-scale and small-scale anisotropy, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.486, pp.115-159, 2003.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112003004531

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00264628

R. Godoy-diana, J. M. Chomaz, and P. Billant, Vertical length scale selection for pancake vortices in strongly stratified viscous fluids, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.504, pp.229-238, 2004.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112004008067

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01024947

J. R. Herring and O. Métais, Numerical experiments in forced stably stratified turbulence, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.9, issue.-1, pp.97-115, 1989.
DOI : 10.1063/1.866030

J. M. Holford and P. F. Linden, Turbulent mixing in a stratified fluid, Turbulent mixing in a stratified fluid, pp.173-198, 1999.
DOI : 10.1016/S0377-0265(99)00025-1

J. Jimenez, Stability of a pair of co-rotating vortices, Physics of Fluids, vol.18, issue.11, pp.1580-1582, 1975.
DOI : 10.1063/1.861056

L. Dizès, S. Laporte, and F. , Theoretical predictions for the elliptical instability in a two-vortex flow, J. Fluid Mech, vol.471, pp.169-201, 2002.

S. Leibovich, S. N. Brown, and Y. Patel, Bending waves on inviscid columnar vortices, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.10, issue.-1, pp.595-624, 1986.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112070001611

D. K. Lilly, Stratified Turbulence and the Mesoscale Variability of the Atmosphere, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol.40, issue.3, pp.749-761, 1983.
DOI : 10.1175/1520-0469(1983)040<0749:STATMV>2.0.CO;2

E. Lindborg, The energy cascade in a strongly stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.550, issue.-1, pp.207-242, 2006.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112005008128

H. K. Moffatt, S. Kida, and K. Ohkitani, Stretched vortices ??? the sinews of turbulence; large-Reynolds-number asymptotics, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.70, issue.-1, pp.241-264, 1994.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112082002250

D. W. Moore and P. G. Saffman, The Instability of a Straight Vortex Filament in a Strain Field, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol.346, issue.1646, pp.413-425, 1975.
DOI : 10.1098/rspa.1975.0183

P. Otheguy, J. Chomaz, and P. Billant, Elliptic and zigzag instabilities on co-rotating vertical vortices in a stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.553, issue.-1, pp.253-272, 2006.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112006008901

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01023354

P. A-r-k, Y. W-h-i-t-e-h-e-a-d, and J. A. , &G n a n a d e s k i a n ,A .1994 Turbulent mixing in stratified fluids: layer formation and energetics, J. Fluid Mech, vol.279, pp.279-311

O. Praud, A. M. Fincham, and J. Sommeria, Decaying grid turbulence in a strongly stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.522, pp.1-33, 2005.
DOI : 10.1017/S002211200400120X

URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00260781

J. J. Riley and M. Lelong, Fluid Motions in the Presence of Strong Stable Stratification, Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, vol.32, issue.1, pp.617-657, 2000.
DOI : 10.1146/annurev.fluid.32.1.613

J. J. Riley, W. Metcalfe, and M. A. Weissman, Direct numerical simulations of homogeneous turbulence in density-stratified fluids, AIP Conference Proceedings, pp.79-112, 1981.
DOI : 10.1063/1.33198

G. R. Spedding, F. K. Browand, and A. M. Fincham, Turbulence, similarity scaling and vortex geometry in the wake of a towed sphere in a stably stratified fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.31, issue.-1, pp.53-103, 1996.
DOI : 10.1175/1520-0469(1983)040 2.0.CO;2

M. L. Waite and P. Bartello, Stratified turbulence dominated by vortical motion, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.517, pp.281-308, 2004.
DOI : 10.1017/S0022112004000977