Publications

  • Publications

    Francis D., C. Eayrs, J-P. Chaboureau, T. Mote, D. Holland (2018), "Polar jet associated circulation triggered a Saharan cyclone and derived the poleward transport of the African dust generated by the cyclone" Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. DOI:10.1029/2018JD029095.

    Francis D., C. Flamant, J.-P. Chaboureau, J. Banks, J. Cuesta, H. Brindley, L. Oolman, (2017). "Dust emission and transport over Iraq associated with the summer Shamal winds," Aeolian Research, Volume 24, February 2017. Pages 15-31. ISSN 1875-9637.

    Francis B.K. D., E. Williams, M. Janiga, C. Flamant, M. MacGraw-Herdeg, J. Cuesta, A. Auby, C. Thorncroft (2014), Synoptic-scale dust emissions over the Sahara desert initiated by a moist convective cold pool in early August 2006, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1002/qj2326. 

    Francis B.K. D., C. Flamant, J. Cuesta, J. Pelon, E. Williams (2010), Dust emission and transport associated with a Saharan depression: The February 2007 case, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JD012390. 

    Francis B.K. D., C. Flamant, P. Tulet, M. C. Todd, J. Pelon and E. Williams (2009a), Dry cyclogenesis and dust mobilization in the Inter Tropical Discontinuity of the West African Monsoon: a case study, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05115, doi:10.1029/2008JD010952.

    Francis B.K. 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, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D13106, doi:10.1029/2008JD011444.

    Francis B.K. 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.

    Francis B.K. D., C. Flamant, P. Knippertz, O. Reitebuch, M. Chong, A. Dabas, J. Pelon (2008), A newly identified mechanism for dust emissions over the Sahel associated with the West African Monsoon inter-tropical discontinuity, 24th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC), 23-27 June 2008, Boulder, Colorado, USA.

    Pospichal B., D. B.K. Francis, 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,Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. DOI: 10.1002/qj. 435.

    Todd M.C., D. B.K. Francis, C. Cavazos, C. Bouet, B. Heinold, G. Cautenet, P. Tulet, C. Perez, I. Tegen, and R. Washington (2008), Quantifying uncertainty in estimates of mineral dust flux: an inter-comparison of model performance over the Bodélé Depression, Northern Chad, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D24107, 2008, doi:10.1029/2008JD010476. 

    Schwendike J., D. B.K. Francis, S. Crumeyrolle, C. Flamant, S. Jones, M. Schmidberger, F. Solmon, T. Stanelle, P. Tulet, H. Vogel, B.Vogel (2010), Mineral dust transport over West Africa in 2006, AMS 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Proceedings, P1. 101, May 2010.

    Schmidt H., K. Alterskjær, D. B.K. Francis, O. Boucher, A. Jones, J. E. Kristjánsson, U. Niemeier, M. Schulz, A. Aaheim, F. Benduhn, M. Lawrence and C. Timmreck (2012), Solar irradiance reduction to counteract radiative forcing from a quadrupling of CO2: climate responses simulated by four earth system models, Earth Sys. Dyn. doi:10.5194/esd-3-63-2012.

    Schmidt H., K. Alterskjær, D. B.K. Francis, O. Boucher, A. Jones, J. E. Kristjánsson, U. Niemeier, M. Schulz, A. Aaheim, F. Benduhn, M. Lawrence and C. Timmreck (2012), Solar irradiance reduction to counteract radiative forcing from a quadrupling of CO2: climate responses simulated by four earth system models, Earth Sys. Dyn. doi:10.5194/esdd-3-63-2012.

    Kok J., E.J.R. Parteli, T.I. Michaels and D. B.K. Francis (2012, Solicited), The physics of wind-blown sand and dust, Rep. Prog. Phys. doi:10.1088/0034-4885/75/10/106901.

    Pelon, J., M. Mallet, A. Mariscal, P. Goloub, D. Tanré, D. B.K. Francis, C. Flamant, J. Haywood, B. Pospichal, S. Victori, (2008), Characterisation of biomass burning aerosol from microlidar observations at Djougou (Benin) during AMMA-SOP0/DABEX,J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00C18, doi:10.1029/2008JD009976.

    Tilmes S., J. Fasullo, J.-F.Lamarque, D. Marsh, M. Mills, K. Alterskjær, O. Boucher, J. N. S. Cole, C. Curry, J. Haywood, P. Irvine, D. Ji, A. Jones, D. B.K. Francis et al. 2013: The Hydrological Impact of Geoengineering in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP), Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, VOL. 118, 1–13, doi:10.1029, 2013.