Quantification of Dust load in the ITD region

Bou Karam D., C. Flamant, P. Tulet, J-P. Chaboureau, A. Dabas, M. C. Todd (2009b): Estimate of Sahelian dust emissions in the Intertropical discontinuity region of the West African Monsoon, submitted to JGR. Abstract A three-dimensional mesoscale numerical simulation has been performed to investigate the dust emissions over Sahel associated […]

A newly identified mechanism for dust emission over West Africa

Bou Karam, D., C. Flamant, P. Knippertz, O. Reitebuch, J. Pelon, M. Chong, A. Dabas (2008): Dust emissions over the Sahel associated with the West African Monsoon inter-tropical discontinuity region: a representative case study, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 134: 621–634. Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com) DOI: 10.1002/qj.244 Abstract: […]

ITD Diurnal Cycle

B. Pospichal, D. Bou Karam , S. Crewell, C. Flamant, A. Hünerbein, O. Bock, F. Saïd (2009): Diurnal cycle of the inter-tropical discontinuity over West Africa analysed by remote sensing and mesoscale modelling, submitted to QJRMS. Abstract   The diurnal cycle of the Inter-tropical discontinuity (ITD), i.e. the interface at […]

Abstracts (plain text version)

Sahelian dust lifting in the inter-tropical discontinuity region: Lidar observations and mesoscale modelling D. Boukaram(1), C. Flamant(1), P. Tulet (2), J.-P. Chaboureau (3), A. Dabas(2), O. Reitebuch(4), M. Chong(3) (1)  Service d’Aéronomie / IPSL, Paris, France (2)  Météo-France, CNRM/GMEI, Toulouse, France (3) Laboratoire d’Aérologie, UPS and CNRS, Toulouse, France (4) […]

International Meetings

2010 Schwendike J., D. Bou Karam, S. Crumeyrolle, C. Flamant, S.C. Jones, M. Schmidberger, F. Solmon, T. Stanelle, B. Voge, H. Vogel (2010): Mineral dust transport over West Africa in 2006, AMS 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 10–14 May 2010, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Bou Karam D., C. Flamant, A. Evan, […]