Publications

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

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

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

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

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

Klupfel, Vera; Kalthoff, Norbert; Gantner, Leonard; Taylor, Christopher M., 2012, Convergence zones and their impact on the initiation of a mesoscale convective system in West Africa. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 138, 950-963

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

Taylor, Chris, 2011, The perfect storm. Global Change, 76, 34-35

Taylor, Christopher M.; Parker, Douglas J.; Kalthoff, Norbert; Gaertner, Miguel Angel; Philippon, Nathalie; Bastin, Sophie; Harris, Phil P.; Boone, Aaron; Guichard, Francoise; Agusti-Panareda, Anna; Baldi, Marina; Cerlini, Paolina; Descroix, Luc; Douville, Herve; Flamant, Cyrille; Grandpeix, Jean-Yves; Polcher, Jan, 2011, New perspectives on land-atmosphere feedbacks from the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA). Atmospheric Science Letters, 12, 38-44

Kergoat, Laurent; Grippa, Manuela; Baille, Alain; Eymard, Laurence; Lacaze, Roselyne; Mougin, Eric; Ottlé, Catherine; Pellarin, Thierry; Polcher, Jan; de Rosnay, Patricia; Roujean, Jean-Louis; Sandholt, Inge; Taylor, Christopher M.; Zin, Isabella; Zribi, Mehrez, 2011, Remote sensing of the Land Surface during the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA). Atmospheric Science Letters, 12, 129-134

Janicot, S.; Caniaux, G; Chauvin, F.; de Coëtlogon, G.; Fontaine, B.; Hall, N.; Kiladis, G.; Lafore, J.-P.; Lavayasse, C.; Lavender, S.L.; Leroux, S.; Marteau, R.; Mounier, F.; Philippon, N.; Roehrig, R.; Sultan, B.; Taylor, C.M., 2011, Intraseasonal variability of the West African monsoon. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12, 58-66

Bain, C.L.; Parker, D.J.; Dixon, N.; Fink, A.H.; Taylor, C.M.; Brooks, B.; Milton, S.F., 2011, Anatomy of an observed African easterly wave in July 2006. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 137, 923-933

Taylor, Christopher M.; Gounou, Amanda; Guichard, Francoise; Harris, Phil P.; Ellis, Richard J.; Couvreux, Fleur; De Kauwe, Martin, 2011, Frequency of Sahelian storm initiation enhanced over mesoscale soil-moisture patterns. Nature Geoscience, 4, 430-433

Taylor, Christopher M., 2010, Feedbacks on Convection from an African Wetland. Geophysical Research Letters, 37

Bain, Caroline L.; Parker, Douglas J.; Taylor, Christopher M.; Kergoat, Laurent; Guichard, Francoise, 2010, Observations of the Nocturnal Boundary Layer Associated with the West African Monsoon. Monthly Weather Review, 138, 3142-3156

Dadson, Simon; Ashpole, Ian; Harris, Phil; Davies, Helen; Clark, Douglas; Blyth, Eleanor; Taylor, Christopher, 2010, Wetland inundation dynamics in a model of land-surface climate: Evaluation in the Niger Inland Delta region. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12

Dadson, Simon; Gedney, Nicola; Hayman, Garry; Clark, Douglas; Blyth, Eleanor; Taylor, Christopher; Prigent, Catherine, 2011, How well can we model wetlands in tropical and boreal regions?. In: 3rd iLEAPS Science Conference, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 18-23 September 2011