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Oral Programme AS1.16

AS1.16

African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA)
Convener: Christopher Taylor  | Co-Conveners: Harald Kunstmann , Serge Janicot , Béatrice Marticorena , Lorenzo Genesio 
Oral Programme
 / Thu, 07 Apr, 13:30–17:00  / Room 10
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Thu, 07 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Display Thu, 07 Apr, 08:00–19:30  / Halls X/Y

Thursday, 07 Apr 2011
Room 10
Chairperson: Chris Taylor
13:30–13:45
EGU2011-11247
Long-term simulations (2000-2007) of Biomass Burning and mineral dust optical properties with the RegCM model over West Africa (AMMA experiment). Comparisons with avalaible AERONET, MODIS and MISR aerosol products
Florent Malavelle, Véronique Pont, Marc Mallet, Fabien Solmon, Jean-François Léon, and Catherine Liousse
13:45–14:00
EGU2011-13188
Simulation of aeolian dust emission over the Sahelian Belt in West Africa
Caroline Pierre, Eric Mougin, Béatrice Marticorena, and Gilles Bergametti
14:00–14:15
EGU2011-11990
The use of aerosol remote sensing data sets for health impacts studies
Adrien Deroubaix, Nadege Martiny, and Isabelle Chiapello
14:15–14:30
EGU2011-10184
Surface recovering after a rain event: an AMMA inter-site study
Fabienne Lohou, Bernard Cappelaere, Jean-Martial Cohard, Jerome Demarty, Sylvie Galle, Françoise Guichard, Laurent Kergoat, David Ramier, Christopher Taylor, and Frank Timouk
14:30–14:45
EGU2011-2625 | presentation | presentation
Impact of Surface Heterogeneities on Convective Initiation in the Sahel
Amanda Gounou, Christopher Taylor, Francoise Guichard, Phil Harris, Richard Ellis, Fleur Couvreux, and Martin De Kauwe
14:45–15:00
EGU2011-7144
New isotopic measurements of near-surface water vapor in Niamey as a tool for studying convection at different time scales
Guillaume Tremoy, Francoise Vimeux, Olivier Cattani, Salla Mayaki, Ide Souley, and Guillaume Favreau
COFFEE BREAK
15:30–15:45
EGU2011-7780
Decadal Emergence Variations of the Observed Inter-annual Rainfall Anomaly Patterns over West Africa
Juergen Bader and Belen Rodriguez-Fonseca
15:45–16:00
EGU2011-2457 | presentation | presentation
Seasonal predictions of summer precipitation over West Africa using coupled general circulation models: skill of the ENSEMBLES project multi-model forecasts
Lauriane Batté and Michel Déqué
16:00–16:15
EGU2011-7717
Evolution of the West African Monsoon at medium-term time horizon.
Monerie Paul-Arthur, Fontaine Bernard, and Roucou Pascal
16:15–16:30
EGU2011-10236
The teleconnection mechanism between the West African monsoon onset and the Indian monsoon onset: Observations and AGCM nudged simulations
Emmanouil Flaounas, Serge Janicot, Sophie Bastin, Rémy Roca, and Elsa Mohino
16:30–16:45
EGU2011-3289
The onset of the rainy season and farmers' sowing strategy for pearl millet cultivation in Southwest Niger
Romain Marteau, Benjamin Sultan, Vincent Moron, Agali Alhassane, Seydou B. Traré, and Christian Baron
16:45–17:00
Presentation of posters