Atmospheric Science Letters

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Special Issue: African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA): an integrated project for understanding of the West African climate system and its human dimension

January/March 2011

Volume 12, Issue 1

Pages 1–159

Issue edited by: Jan Polcher, Douglas J. Parker, Amadou T. Gaye

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    1. AMMA's contribution to the evolution of prediction and decision-making systems for West Africa (pages 2–6)

      Jan Polcher, Douglas J. Parker, Amadou Gaye, Arona Diedhiou, Laurence Eymard, Federico Fierli, Lorenzo Genesio, Hartmut Höller, Serge Janicot, Jean-Philippe Lafore, Harouna Karambiri, Thierry Lebel, Jean-Luc Redelsperger, Claire E. Reeves, Paolo Ruti, Inge Sandholt and Chris Thorncroft

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.320

    2. Progress in understanding of weather systems in West Africa (pages 7–12)

      J.-P. Lafore, C. Flamant, F. Guichard, D. J. Parker, D. Bouniol, A. H. Fink, V. Giraud, M. Gosset, N. Hall, H. Höller, S. C. Jones, A. Protat, R. Roca, F. Roux, F. Saïd and C. Thorncroft

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.335

    3. Atmospheric composition of West Africa: highlights from the AMMA international program (pages 13–18)

      Céline H. Mari, Claire E. Reeves, Katherine S. Law, Gérard Ancellet, Maria Dolores Andrés-Hernández, Brice Barret, Joëlle Bechara, Agnès Borbon, Idir Bouarar, Francesco Cairo, Roisin Commane, Claire Delon, Matthew J. Evans, Federico Fierli, Cédric Floquet, Corinne Galy-Lacaux, Dwayne E. Heard, Carine D. Homan, Trevor Ingham, Niels Larsen, Alastair C. Lewis, Catherine Liousse, Jennifer G. Murphy, Emiliano Orlandi, David E. Oram, Marielle Saunois, Dominique Serça, David J. Stewart, Daniel Stone, Valérie Thouret, Peter van Velthoven and Jason E. Williams

      Article first published online: 16 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.289

    4. Tropospheric aerosols over West Africa: highlights from the AMMA international program (pages 19–23)

      B. Marticorena, J. Haywood, H. Coe, P. Formenti, C. Liousse, M. Mallet and J. Pelon

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.322

    5. Equatorial upper-ocean dynamics and their interaction with the West African monsoon (pages 24–30)

      Peter Brandt, Guy Caniaux, Bernard Bourlès, Alban Lazar, Marcus Dengler, Andreas Funk, Verena Hormann, Herve Giordani and Frédéric Marin

      Article first published online: 16 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.287

    6. Contrasted land-surface processes along the West African rainfall gradient (pages 31–37)

      L. Séguis, N. Boulain, B. Cappelaere, J.M. Cohard, G. Favreau, S. Galle, A. Guyot, P. Hiernaux, É. Mougin, C. Peugeot, D. Ramier, J. Seghieri, F. Timouk, V. Demarez, J. Demarty, L. Descroix, M. Descloitres, M. Grippa, F. Guichard, B. Kamagaté, L. Kergoat, T. Lebel, V. Le Dantec, M. Le Lay, S. Massuel and V. Trichon

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.327

    7. New perspectives on land–atmosphere feedbacks from the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (pages 38–44)

      Christopher M. Taylor, Douglas J. Parker, Norbert Kalthoff, Miguel Angel Gaertner, Nathalie Philippon, Sophie Bastin, Phil P. Harris, Aaron Boone, Françoise Guichard, Anna Agusti-Panareda, Marina Baldi, Paolina Cerlini, Luc Descroix, Hervé Douville, Cyrille Flamant, Jean-Yves Grandpeix and Jan Polcher

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.336

    8. Mesoscale water cycle within the West African Monsoon (pages 45–50)

      C. Peugeot, F. Guichard, O. Bock, D. Bouniol, M. Chong, A. Boone, B. Cappelaere, M. Gosset, L. Besson, Y. Lemaître, L. Séguis, A. Zannou, S. Galle and J-L. Redelsperger

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.309

    9. The large-scale water cycle of the West African monsoon (pages 51–57)

      O. Bock, F. Guichard, R. Meynadier, S. Gervois, A. Agustí-Panareda, A. Beljaars, A. Boone, M. Nuret, J.-L. Redelsperger and P. Roucou

      Article first published online: 16 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.288

    10. Intraseasonal variability of the West African monsoon (pages 58–66)

      S. Janicot, G. Caniaux, F. Chauvin, G. de Coëtlogon, B. Fontaine, N. Hall, G. Kiladis, J.-P. Lafore, C. Lavaysse, S. L. Lavender, S. Leroux, R. Marteau, F. Mounier, N. Philippon, R. Roehrig, B. Sultan and C. M. Taylor

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.280

    11. Interannual and decadal SST-forced responses of the West African monsoon (pages 67–74)

      Belén Rodríguez-Fonseca, Serge Janicot, Elsa Mohino, Teresa Losada, Juergen Bader, Cyril Caminade, Fabrice Chauvin, Bernard Fontaine, Javier García-Serrano, Sebastien Gervois, Mathieu Joly, Irene Polo, Paolo Ruti, Pascal Roucou and Aurore Voldoire

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.308

    12. Progress in regional downscaling of west African precipitation (pages 75–82)

      Heiko Paeth, Nicholas M.J. Hall, Miguel Angel Gaertner, Marta Dominguez Alonso, Sounmaïla Moumouni, Jan Polcher, Paolo M. Ruti, Andreas H. Fink, Marielle Gosset, Thierry Lebel, Amadou T. Gaye, David P. Rowell, Wilfran Moufouma-Okia, Daniela Jacob, Burkhardt Rockel, Filippo Giorgi and Markku Rummukainen

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.306

    13. Characterizing and modeling the diversity of cropping situations under climatic constraints in West Africa (pages 89–95)

      Seydou B. Traoré, Agali Alhassane, Bertrand Muller, Mamoutou Kouressy, Léopold Somé, Benjamin Sultan, Pascal Oettli, Ambroise C. Siéné Laopé, Safiatou Sangaré, Michel Vaksmann, Mbaye Diop, Michael Dingkhun and Christian Baron

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.295

    14. Mapping Rift Valley fever and malaria risk over West Africa using climatic indicators (pages 96–103)

      C. Caminade, J. A. Ndione, C. M. F. Kebe, A. E. Jones, S. Danuor, S. Tay, Y. M. Tourre, J-P. Lacaux, C. Vignolles, J. B. Duchemin, I. Jeanne and A. P. Morse

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.296

    15. Adaptation strategies and climate vulnerability in the Sudano-Sahelian region of West Africa (pages 104–108)

      Ole Mertz, Cheikh Mbow, Anette Reenberg, Lorenzo Genesio, Eric F. Lambin, Sarah D'haen, Malicki Zorom, Kjeld Rasmussen, Drissa Diallo, Bruno Barbier, Ibrahim Bouzou Moussa, Awa Diouf, Jonas Ø. Nielsen and Inge Sandholt

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.314

    16. Assessing the impact of climate variability and climate change on runoff in West Africa: the case of Senegal and Nakambe River basins (pages 109–115)

      H. Karambiri, S. G. García Galiano, J. D. Giraldo, H. Yacouba, B. Ibrahim, B. Barbier and J. Polcher

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.317

    17. The West African climate system: a review of the AMMA model inter-comparison initiatives (pages 116–122)

      P. M. Ruti, J. E. Williams, F. Hourdin, F. Guichard, A. Boone, P. Van Velthoven, F. Favot, I. Musat, M. Rummukainen, M. Domínguez, M. Á. Gaertner, J. P. Lafore, T. Losada, M. B. Rodriguez de Fonseca, J. Polcher, F. Giorgi, Y. Xue, I. Bouarar, K. Law, B. Josse, B. Barret, X. Yang, C. Mari and A. K. Traore

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.305

    18. The AMMA field campaigns: accomplishments and lessons learned (pages 123–128)

      Thierry Lebel, Douglas J. Parker, Cyrille Flamant, Hartmut Höller, Jan Polcher, Jean-Luc Redelsperger, Chris Thorncroft, Olivier Bock, Bernard Bourles, Sylvie Galle, Béatrice Marticorena, Eric Mougin, Christophe Peugeot, Bernard Cappelaere, Luc Descroix, Arona Diedhiou, Amadou Gaye and Jean-Philippe Lafore

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.323

    19. Remote sensing of the land surface during the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) (pages 129–134)

      Laurent Kergoat, Manuela Grippa, Alain Baille, Laurence Eymard, Roselyne Lacaze, Eric Mougin, Catherine Ottlé, Thierry Pellarin, Jan Polcher, Patricia de Rosnay, Jean-Louis Roujean, Inge Sandholt, Christopher M. Taylor, Isabella Zin and Mehrez Zribi

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.325

    20. Operational meteorology in West Africa: observational networks, weather analysis and forecasting (pages 135–141)

      Andreas H. Fink, Anna Agustí-Panareda, Douglas J. Parker, Jean-Philippe Lafore, Jean-Blaise Ngamini, Ernest Afiesimama, Anton Beljaars, Olivier Bock, Michael Christoph, Francis Didé, Claudia Faccani, Nadia Fourrié, Fatima Karbou, Jan Polcher, Zilore Mumba, Mathieu Nuret, Susan Pohle, Florence Rabier, Adrian M. Tompkins and George Wilson

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.324

    21. Early warning systems for food security in West Africa: evolution, achievements and challenges (pages 142–148)

      L. Genesio, M. Bacci, C. Baron, B. Diarra, A. Di Vecchia, A. Alhassane, I. Hassane, M. Ndiaye, N. Philippon, V. Tarchiani and S. Traoré

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.332

    22. AMMA information system: an efficient cross-disciplinary tool and a legacy for forthcoming projects (pages 149–154)

      Laurence Fleury, Jean-Luc Boichard, Guillaume Brissebrat, Sophie Cloché, Laurence Eymard, Laurence Mastrorillo, Oumarou Moulaye, Karim Ramage, Nicole Asencio, Jean Coppeaux, Marie-Pierre Devic, Florence Favot, Karine Ginoux, Jean-Philippe Lafore, Jan Polcher, Jean-Luc Redelsperger, Odile Roussot and Michel Tytéca

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.303

    23. Education in meteorology and climate sciences in West Africa (pages 155–159)

      Sylvester Danuor, Amadou Gaye, Hamma Yacouba, Adama Mariko, Moussa Ibrahim Bouzou, Mohammed Maiga, Dapola Da, Karine Ginoux, Douglas J. Parker, Jan Polcher, Katia Laval, Drissa Diallo and Bernard Bourles

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.326

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