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PhD Defense presentation  PhD Thesis Manuscript

 

Peer re-viewed journal publications:

2018

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.

 

2017

Bou Karam 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.

 

2014

Bou Karam 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.

 

2013

Kravitz B., K. Caldeira, O. Boucher, A.Robock, P.J. Rasch, K. Alterskjær, D. Bou Karam et al., 2013: Climate model response from the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP), Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, VOL. 118, 1–13, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50646, 2013.

 

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. Bou Karam 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.

 

2012

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

 

Schmidt H., K. Alterskjær, D. Bou Karam, 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.

 

Schmidt H., K. Alterskjær, D. Bou Karam, 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.

 

2010

Bou Karam 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.

 

Schwendike J., D. Bou Karam, 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.

 

2009

Bou Karam 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.

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

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

2008

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.

Bou Karam 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.

Todd M.C., D. Bou Karam, 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.

Pelon, J., M. Mallet, A. Mariscal, P. Goloub, D. Tanré, D. Bou Karam, 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.