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EURO4M Publications:



2014
  • Cica, R.D., S. Burcea, R. Bojariu,
    Radar-based parameters for the identification of damaging hailstroms.
    Submitted to Natural Hazards.


  • Isotta, F.A. R. Vogel and C. Frei,
    Evaluation of European regional reanalyses and downscalings for precipitation in the Alpine region.
    Submitted to Meteorol. Z.


  • Masson, D. and C. Frei,
    Spatial analysis of precipitation in a high-mountain region. Exploring techniques with multi-scale topographic predictors and circulation types.
    Submitted to Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.


  • Velea, L. R. Bojariu and R. Cica,
    Occurrence of extreme weather events over Black Sea from numerical simulations and observation-based data.
    Submitted to Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.


  • 2013
  • Brunet, M., P.D. Jones, S. Jourdain, D. Efthymiadis, M. Kerrouche and D. Boroneant,
    Data sources for rescuing the rich heritage of Mediterranean historical surface climate data.
    Published in Geosciences Data Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pages 61-73,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288
    Full text


  • Domonkos P.,
    Measuring performances of homogenization methods
    Idöjárás, 117, 91-112


  • Domonkos, P. and Efthymiadis, D.,
    Development and testing of homogenisation methods: Moving parameter experiments with ACMANT,
    Published in Adv. Sci. Res., vol. 10, 43-50,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288


  • Donat M.G., T.C. Peterson, M. Brunet, A. D. King, M. Almazroui, R.K. Kolli, Djamel Boucherf, Anwar Yousuf Al-Mulla, Abdourahman Youssouf Nour, Ahmed Attia Aly, Tamer Ali Ali Nada, Hasan Abdullah Al Dashti, Tarek G. Salhab, Khalid I. El Fadli, Mohamed K. Muftah, Sidaty Dah Eida, Wafae Badi, Fatima Driouech, Khalid El Rhaz, Mohammed J. Y. Abubaker, Ayman S. Ghulam, Amani Sanhouri Erayah, Maher Ben Mansour, Waleed O. Alabdouli, Jemie Salem Al Dhanhani.
    Changes in extreme temperature and precipitation in the Arab region: long-term trends and variability related to ENSO and NAO.
    Published in International Journal of Climatology, vol. 34,581-592,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288


  • Chrysanthou, A., G. van der Schrier, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, A.M.G. Klein Tank and T. Brandsma,
    Quantification of the Urban Heat Island effect on the rise of the European temperature.
    Submitted: Geophys. Res. Lett., 2013.

  • Fadli, K.I. el, R.S. Cerveny, C.C. Burt, P. Eden, D. Parker, M. Brunet, T.C. Peterson, G. Mordacchini, V. Pelino, P. Bessemoulin, J.L. Stella, F. Driouech, M.M. Abdel Wahab and M.B. Pace,
    World Meteorological Organization assessment of the purported world record 58°C temperature extreme at El Azizia, Libya (13 September 1922).
    Published in Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, vol. 94, issue 2, 199-204,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288
    Full text


  • Harris, I., Jones, P.D., Osborn, T.J. and Lister, D.H.,
    Updated high-resolution monthly grids of monthly climatic observations: the CRU TS 3.10 dataset.
    Int. J. Climatol. Vol. 34, Issue 3, pages 623-642,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288

  • Isotta, Francesco A. Christoph Frei, Viktor Weilguni, Melita Perčec Tadić, Pierre Lassègues, Bruno Rudolf, Valentina Pavan, Carlo Cacciamani, Gabriele Antolini, Sara M. Ratto, Michela Munari, Stefano Micheletti, Veronica Bonati, Cristian Lussana, Christian Ronchi, Elvio Panettieri, Gianni Marigo and Gregor Vertačnik,
    The climate of daily precipitation in the Alps: development and analysis of a high-resolution grid dataset from pan-Alpine rain-gauge data. Published in the International Journal of Climatology, Vol.34, Issue 5, 1657-1675,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288


  • Kothe, Steffen, Elizabeth Good, André Obregón, Bodo Ahrens and Helga Nitsche,
    Satellite-Based Sunshine Duration for Europe.
    Published in Remote Sensing, vol. 5, issue 5(6), 2943-2972,
    doi: 10.1002/2013MS000288
    Full text

  • Leander, R., T.A. Buishand en A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    An alternative index for the contribution of precipitation on very wet days to the the total precipitation.
    Published in J. Clim., 27, 1365-1378.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00144.1

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, A.M.G. Klein Tank and G. Verver,
    Monitoring European averaged temperature based on the E-OBS gridded dataset.
    Published in J. Geophys. Res., vol. 118, issue 11, 5120-5135,
    doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50444

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, R. Leander, G. Verver, A.M.G. Klein Tank, J. Beersma, G.J. van Oldenborgh, M. Plieger, R. Renshaw and P. Bissoli,
    Mei-juni 2013: Extreme neerslag in Midden-Europa.
    Meteorologica, 2013.

  • Skansi, M. de Los Milagros, M. Brunet, J. Sigró, E. Aguilar, J.A. Arevalo Groening, O.J. Bentancur, Y.R. CatellÓn Geier, R.L. Correa Amaya, H. Jácome, A. Malheiros Ramos, C. Oria Rojas, A. Max Pasten, S. Sallons Mitro, C. Villaroel Jiménez, R. Martínez, L.V. Alexander, P.D. Jones,
    Warming and wetting signals emerging from analysis of changes in climate extreme indices over South America.
    Published in Global and Planetary Change, 100, 295-307,
    doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.11.004, Full text



  • 2012
  • Besselaar, E. J. M. van den, A. M. G. Klein Tank, G. van der Schrier and P. D. Jones,
    Synoptic messages to extend climate data records,
    Published in Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117,
    doi: 10.1029/2011JD016687
    Full text


  • Besselaar, E. J. M. van den, A. M. G. Klein Tank and T.A. Buishand,
    Trends in European precipitation extremes over 1951-2010,
    Published in Int. J. Climatol., Vol. 33, issue 12, 2682-2689,
    doi: 10.1002/joc.3619


  • Domonkos, P, V. Venema, I. Auer, O. Mestre and M. Brunetti,
    The historical pathway towards more accurate homogenisation.
    Published in Adv. Sci. Res., 8, 45-52,
    doi:10.5194/asr-8-45-2012


  • Mounier, F., P. Lassègues, A.-L. Gibelin, J,-P. Céron and J.-M Veysseire,
    Radar-guided control and interpolation of rain gauge precipitation data over France,
    doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-049.1

  • Pfeifroth, U., R, Müller, B, Ahrens,
    Evaluation of Satellite-based and Reanalysis Precipitation Data in the Tropical Pacific.
    Published in J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol, 52, 634-644,
    doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-049.1



  • 2011
  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, M.R. Haylock, G. van der Schrier and A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    European daily high resolution observational gridded data set of sea level pressure.
    Published in Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, D11,
    doi:10.1029/2010JD015468,
    Full text


  • Brunet, M. and P. Jones,
    Data rescue initiatives: Bringing historical data into the 21st century.
    Published in Climate Research, vol. 47, 29-40,
    doi: 10.3354/cr00960,
    Full text

  • Castellà, M. and M. Brunet,
    Study of the heat wave of the summer 2003 at the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula,
    Published in Tethys, Journal of Mediterranean Meteorology & Climatology, 8, 89-99,
    doi: 10.3369/tethys.2011.8.09.


  • 2010
  • Good, E.,
    Estimating daily sunshine duration over the UK from geo-stationary satellite dataVIRI Daily Minimum and Maximum Surface Temperature
    Publiched in Weather, vol. 65, issue 12, 324-328,
    doi: 10.1002/wea.619.





  • Presentations at Conferences, Symposia and Workshops


    2013
  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    Nieuwjaarsbeurs Nederlandse Aardappel Organisatie, 7 January, WTC Rotterdam, Netherlands:
    Weersextremen in Noord Europa, trend of incident.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, A. van Engelen, A.M.G. Klein Tank, G. van der Schrier and R. Leander,
    High level Meeting on National Drought Policy, 11 March, Geneva, Switzerland:
    Poster: Climate Services with ICA&D.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    DARECLIMED Workshop on Data Quality, Homogenization and Harmonization, 21-22 March, Amman, Jordania, The Cyprus Institute & Jordan Meteorological Department:
    Maintaining data quality and achieving homogenization and harmonization of large data sets.

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, R. Leander, A.M.G. Klein Tank and G. Verver,
    EUMETNET council meeting, 3-5 March, De Bilt, Netherlands
    The European Climate Assessment & Dataset - Monitoring climatic extremes.

  • Bojariu, Roxana, Liliana Florentina Velea and Roxana Diana Cica,
    Presented at International Conference - EUB 2013, 4-5 April 2013, Bucharest, Romania.
    Climate change indicators in protected areas from the Arad County.

  • Bojariu, R., R. Cica, L. Velea, C. Turcus and M. Golea,
    Presented at EGU 2013 conference, 7-12 April 2013, Vienna, Austria.
    Heat wave risks in urban area - a case study for Arad municipality in Romania

  • Birson, M.V.,
    2nd EURO4M User Workshop, 14-15 May 2013, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany.
    User-oriented climatologic services and products at Meteo Romania

  • Schrier, G. van der, R. Leander, E.J.M. van den Besselaar and A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    Baltex Conference, 10 June, Borgholm, Sweden:
    Poster: Assessment of regional climate variability and change using ECA&D and E-OBS.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    Visit of Indonesian Delegation, 13 June, KNMI De Bilt, Netherlands:
    First steps towards a gridded dataset for SACA&D.

  • Masson, D. and C. Frei,
    12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology (IMSC), 24-29 June Jeju, Korea,
    Spatial analysis of daily precipitation in the Alpine region: A new method based on kriging, multi-scale topographic predictors and circulation types.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, A.F.V. van Engelen, A.M.G. Klein Tank, G. van der Schrier, R. Leander and G. Verver,
    Intergovernmental Board on Climate Services, 1-5 July, Geneva, Switzerland:
    Poster: Climate services with ICA&D.

  • Isotta, F.A., D. Masson and C. Frei,
    Symposium The Water Cycle in a Changing Climate, ETH, 1-2 July, Zuerich, Switzerland:
    Evaluation of regional European re-analyses for precipitation in the Alpine region. Poster

  • Isotta, F.A., D. Masson and C. Frei,
    Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly, 8-12 July, Davos, Switzerland.
    Precipitation forcing fields for the Alpine region: Methods and insights from a new trans-national dataset. Poster

  • Bojariu, R., R. Cica and R. Velea,
    Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly. Air, Ice & Process Interactions. An IUGG (IAMAS & IACS) Event, 8-12 July 2013, Davos, Switzerland.
    Atmosphere/cryosphere interaction over Eurasia and its relevance to climate predictability.

  • Bojariu, R., L.F. Velea, R.D. Cica., C. Turcus and M. Golea,
    13th EMS Annual meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 9-13 September 2013, Reading, UK.
    Heat wave risks in Romanian urban areas.

  • Cica., R.D., S. Burcea, R. Bojariu and A. Dumitrescu,
    13th EMS Annual meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 9-13 September 2013, Reading, UK.
    Risk assessment for hail episodes in South Eastern Romania.

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, R. Leander and A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    13th EMS Annual meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 9-13 September 2013, Reading, UK.
    Improvements to the E-OBS gridded dataset.

  • Soci, C., E. Bazile, T. Landelius, F. Besson,
    European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, 9-13 September, Reading, UK:
    Regional surface -reanalysis system MESCAN designed within EURO4M project: implementation and validation over Europe.
    Abstract

  • Velea, L. and R. Bojariu,
    13th EMS Annual meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 9-13 September 2013, Reading, UK.
    Near-surface water vapour estimated from IR satellite observations - application for Black Sea.

  • Velea, L.F., G.L. Liberti and R. Bojariu,
    13th EMS Annual meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 9-13 September 2013, Reading, UK.
    Climatology of atmospheric water vapour over Black Sea based on ERA-INTERIM dataset.

  • Vogel, R., R. Erdin and C. Frei,
    13th EMS Annual Meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications in Meteorology (ECAM), 9-13 September, Reading, UK:
    Quantifying the uncertainty of spatial precipitation analyses with observation ensembles.
    Abstract

  • Isotta, F.A., R. Vogel, D. Masson and C. Frei,
    13th EMS Annual Meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications in Meteorology (ECAM), 9-13 September 2013, Reading, United Kingdom
    Evaluation of regional European re-analyses for precipitation in the Alpine region. Abstract

  • Besselaar, E.J.M., G. van der Schrier, A.F.V. van Engelen, A.M.G. Klein Tank, R. Leander, G. Verver and A. Kattenberg,
    13th EMS Annual meeting & 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 9-13 September, Reading, UK:
    ICA&D: Climate Services without borders.

  • Soci, C., E. Bazile, T. Landelius and F. Besson,
    European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, 9-13 September, Reading, UK:
    Evaluation of the MESCAN analysis using SURFEX M. Coustau
    Abstract

  • Soci,C., E. Bazile and T. Landelius,
    6th WMO Conference on Data Assimilation, 7-11 October, Washington, USA: Poster: 2D surface reanalysis over Europe at 5 km scale within EURO4M project: system description and validation.

  • Valea, L., R. Bojariu and R. Cica,
    4th Bi-annual Black Sea Scientific Conference - 28-30 October 2013, Constanta, Romania"
    Black Sea - Challenges towards good environmental status (BS-GES)",

  • Presentations about the EURO4M project were given bij Albert Klein Tank in:
    - Reading (United Kingdom), 17 February 2014, ECMWF Copernicus workshop
    - Frascati (Italy), 4 February 2014, ESA-CCI collocation meeting
    - Lisbon (Portugal), 18 November 2013, ACRE workshop
    - Reading (United Kingdom), 13 September, EMS conference
    - Utrecht (Netherlands), 7 November 2013, Fourth National Delta conference
    - Chania, Crete (Greece), 25 July 2013, Final conference of the EU-FP7 project      DareCliMed
    - Brussels (Belgium), 15 May 2013, Core-Climax Collocation meeting
    - Offenbach (Germany), 14 May 2013, User workshop EURO4M
    - Geneva (Switzerland), 5 April 2013, GCOS/WCRP Atmospheric Observation
      Panel for Climate (AOPC)
    and the CHARMe project meeting, 3 - 4 December 2013 in Brussels, Belgium.


  • 2012
  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar,
    Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset system training workshop, 6-16 February, Jakarta, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    Southeast Asian Climate and Assessment & Dataset system: Maintenance of the system.

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar,
    Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset system training workshop, 6-16 February, Jakarta, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    Southeast Asian Climate and Assessment & Dataset system: Monitoring Climate Change in Southeast Asia.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, and G. van der Schrier
    Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset system training workshop, 6-16 February, Jakarta, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset: Climate services training.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, and G. van der Schrier
    Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset system training workshop, 6-16 February, Jakarta, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset: Possible additions to the system.

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, and R. Jilderda,
    Presentation: 23 March 2012, Jakarta, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    The South East Asian Climate Assessemnt & Dataset system.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    International workshop on the digitization of historical climate data, the new SACA&D database and climate analysis in the ASEAN region, 2-5 April, Citeko, Bogor, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    SACA&D in international context.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    International workshop on the digitization of historical climate data, the new SACA&D database and climate analysis in the ASEAN region, 2-5 April, Citeko, Bogor, Indonesia, BMKG & KNMI:
    SACA&D overview (Southeast Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset).

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, A. Sanchez-Lorenzo, M. Wild and A.M.G. Klein Tank, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 22-27 April, Vienna, Austria:
    Poster: Possible role of the dimming/brightening in observed temperatures across Europe since the second half of the 20th century.

  • Soci, C., E. Bazile, J.-F. Mahfouf and F. Besson,
    ALADIN-HIRLAM workshop, 7-10 May, Marrakech, Marocco:
    Improvements to the surface analysis in EURO4M project.
    Abstract

  • Schrier, G. van der, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, and A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    Visit of the Indonesian Delegation, 21 June 2012, De Bilt, Netherlands:
    The South East Asian Climate Assessment & Dataset (SACA&D).

  • Schrier, G. van der, G. Horstink, E.J.M. van den Besselaar, and A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    Proceedings of the IXth International Terroir Congres, 25-29 June, Benjamin Bois (Ed), Dijon and Reims, France:
    ECA&D: A high-resolution dataset for monitoring climate change and effects on viticulture in Europe.

  • Bojariu R., Velea L.F., Cica R. D., Dobrinescu A. E., Bîrsan M., Dumitrescu A.,
    National Conference on Soil Sciences, 26-30 August 2012, Craiova, Romania:
    Mechanisms of drought persistence in Romania in the climate change perspective.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, G. van der Schrier, R. Leander and A.M.G. Klein Tank,
    12th EMS Annual Meeting & 9th European Conference on Applied Climatology, 10-14 September, Lodz, Poland.
    E-OBS climate dataset.

  • Birsan, M.V., A. Dumitrescu,
    12th EMS Annual Meeting & 9th European Conference on Applied Climatology, 10-14 September, Lodz, Poland.
    Winter variability in Romania in connection to large-scale atmospheric circulation.

  • Soci, C., F. Besson and E. Bazile,
    12th EMS Annual Meeting & 9th European Conference on Applied Climatology, 10-14 September, Lodz, Poland:
    Validation over France of the reanalysis produced within EURO4M project. Abstract

  • Bojariu R., Velea L.F., Cica R. D., Dobrinescu A. E., Bîrsan M., Dumitrescu A.,
    Presented at RomaniaAgriculture Conference, 14-17 November 2012, Craiova, Romania.
    Local climate mechanisms related to aridization of Oltenia Plain

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    5th ACRE Workshop, 28-30 November, Toulouse, France:
    From daily ECA&D data to climate services in EURO4M.


  • 2011
  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, A.M.G. Klein Tank and A. Buishand
    European Geosciences Union - General Assembly, 3-8 April 2011, Vienna Austria: Changing precipitation extremes in Europe.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, and ECA&D Project Team
    European Geosciences Union - General Assembly, 3-8 April, Vienna, Austria:
    What's new in the European Climate Assessment & Dataset (ECA&D)?.

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den,
    Work visit at ETH, 7 July, Zuerich, Switzerland:
    The European Climate Assessment & Dataset (ECA&D).

  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, and ECA&D Project Team
    WCRP Open Science Conference, 24-28 October, Denver, USA:
    Poster: The European Climate Assessment & Dataset (ECA&D).


  • 2010
  • Besselaar, E.J.M. van den, A.M.G. KLein Tank and G. van der Schrier
    8th European Conference on Applied Climatology (ECAC), 13-17 September, Zuerich, Switzerland:
    Using synoptical messages for near-real-time updating of climate time-series.


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