Christopher Taylor

Publications

Taylor Christopher M.; Belusic Danijel; Guichard Francoise; Parker Douglas J.; Vischel Theo; Bock Olivier; Harris Phil P.; Janicot Serge; Klein Cornelia; Panthou Geremy; , 2017, Frequency of extreme Sahelian storms tripled since 1982 in satellite observations. Nature, 544, 475-478

Harris Phil P.; Folwell Sonja S.; Gallego-Elvira Belen; Rodriguez Jose; Milton Sean; Taylor Christopher M.; , 2017, An evaluation of modelled evaporation regimes in Europe using observed dry spell land surface temperature. Journal of Hydrometeorology

Teuling Adriaan J.; Taylor Christopher M.; Meirink Jan Fokke; Melsen Lieke A.; Miralles Diego G.; van Heerwaarden Chiel C.; Vautard Robert; Stegehuis Annemiek I.; Nabuurs Gert-Jan; de Arellano Jordi Vilà-Guerau; , 2017, Observational evidence for cloud cover enhancement over western European forests. Nature Communications, 8

Parker Douglas J.; Willetts Peter; Birch Cathryn; Turner Andrew G.; Marsham John H.; Taylor Christopher M.; Kolusu Seshagirirao; Martin Gill M.; , 2016, The interaction of moist convection and mid-level dry air in the advance of the onset of the Indian monsoon.

Gallego-Elvira Belen; Taylor Christopher M.; Harris Phil P.; Ghent Darren; Veal Karen L.; Folwell Sonja S.; , 2016, Global observational diagnosis of soil moisture control on the land surface energy balance.

Folwell Sonja S.; Harris Phil P.; Taylor Christopher M.; , 2015, Large-scale surface responses during European dry spells diagnosed from land surface temperature.

Taylor Christopher M.; , 2015, Detecting soil moisture impacts on convective initiation in Europe.

Birch, Cathryn E.; Marsham, John H.; Parker, Douglas J.; Taylor, Christopher M., 2014, The scale dependence and structure of convergence fields preceding the initiation of deep convection. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 4769-4776

Lohou, F.; Kergoat, L.; Guichard, F.; Boone, A.; Cappelaere, B.; Cohard, J.-M.; Demarty, J.; Galle, S.; Grippa, M.; Peugeot, C.; Ramier, D.; Taylor, C.M.; Timouk, F., 2014, Surface response to rain events throughout the West African monsoon. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 3883-3898

Taylor, Christopher M.; Birch, Cathryn E.; Parker, Douglas J.; Dixon, Nick; Guichard, Françoise; Nikulin, Grigory; Lister, Grenville M.S., 2013, Modeling soil moisture-precipitation feedback in the Sahel: importance of spatial scale versus convective parameterization . Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 6213-6218

Birch, C.E.; Parker, D.J.; O'Leary, A.; Marsham, J.H.; Taylor, C.M.; Harris, P.P.; Lister, G.M.S., 2013, Impact of soil moisture and convectively generated waves on the initiation of a West African mesoscale convective system. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 139, 1712-1730

De Kauwe, Martin G.; Taylor, Christopher M.; Harris, Philip P.; Weedon, Graham P.; Ellis, Richard J., 2013, Quantifying land surface temperature variability for two Sahelian mesoscale regions during the wet season. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14, 1605-1619

Dixon, N.S.; Parker, D.J.; Taylor, C.M.; Garcia-Carreras, L.; Harris, P.P.; Marsham, J.H.; Polcher, J.; Woolley, A., 2013, The effect of background wind on mesoscale circulations above variable soil moisture in the Sahel . Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 139, 1009-1024

Taylor, Christopher M.; de Jeu, Richard A. M.; Guichard, Francoise; Harris, Phil P.; Dorigo, Wouter A., 2012, Afternoon rain more likely over drier soils. Nature, 489, 423-426

Spracklen, D.V.; Arnold, S.R.; Taylor, C.M., 2012, Observations of increased tropical rainfall preceded by air passage over forests. Nature, 489, 282-285

Xue, Yongkang; Bone, Aaron; Taylor, Christopher M., 2012, Review of recent developments and the future prospective in West African atmosphere/land interaction studies . International Journal of Geophysics, 2012

Guichard, Francoise; Kergoat, Laurent; Taylor, Christopher M.; Cappelaere, Bernard; Chong, Michel; Cohard, Jean-Martial; Couvreux, Fleur; Dione, Cheikh; Gounou, Amanda; Lohou, Fabienne; Lothon, Marie, 2012, Interactions entre surface et convection au Sahel. La Meteorologie, 2012, 25-32

Lafore Jean Philippe; Biasutti Michela; Knippertz Peter; Taylor Christopher; , 2017. The West African monsoon. In: Chih-Pei, (eds.) , The global monsoon system: research and forecast. 3rd ed. World Scientific Publishing, 35-49. (World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate).

Harding Richard; Arnell Nigel; Reynard Nick; Prudhomme Christel; Blyth Eleanor; Taylor Chris; , 2015. Climate change and hydrology. In: John C., (eds.) , Progress in modern hydrology: past, present and future. Wiley Blackwell, 302-323. .

Rowell Dave; Parker Doug; Kane Ndjido; Affholder Francois; Barnaud Adeline; Bell Vicky; Challinor Andy; Gerard Francoise; Houghton-Carr Helen; Karambiri Harouna; Miller James; Nicklin Kathryn; Sultan Benjamin; Taylor Chris; Vischel Theo; , 2015, Initial lists of AMMA-2050 user-relevant climate metrics .