Liste des Publications



2018 : 10

Ehsan Bhuiyan M. A., E. Nikolopoulos, E. Anagnostou, C. Albergel, E. Dutra, G. Fink, A. Martinez-de la Torre, S. Munier, and J. Polcher : Assessment of Precipitation Error Propagation in Multi-Model Global Water Resources Reanalysis, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Disc., Submitted.

Raoult N., B. Delorme, C. Ottlé, P. Peylin, V. Bastrikov, P. Maugis and J. Polcher : How can the ESA-CCI soil moisture product be used to improve the ORCHIDEE land-surface model?, Remote Sensing, under revision.

Wang F. and J. Polcher : Has the freshwater flux from the continents to the Mediterranean sea been underestimated ?, Nature Geoscience, Under review.

Pellet V., F. Aires, S. Munier, G. Jordá, D. Fernández Prieto, W. Dorigo, J. Polcher, and L. Brocca : Integrating multiple satellite observations into a coherent dataset to monitor the full water cycle – Application to the Mediterranean region, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Disc.,, under revision, 2018.

Nguyen-Quang, T, J. Polcher, A. Ducharne, T. Arsouze, X. Zhou, A. Schneider, and L Fita : ORCHIDEE-ROUTING: Revising the river routing scheme to use a high resolution hydrological database, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, under revision, 2018

Zhou X., J. Polcher, T. Yang, Y. Hirabayashi, and T. Nguyen-Quang : Understanding the water cycle over the upper Tarim basin: retrospect the estimated discharge bias to atmospheric variables and model structure, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.,, accepted 2018

Wang, F., Polcher, J., Peylin, P., and Bastrikov, V.: Assimilation of river discharge in a land surface model to improve estimates of the continental water cycles, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3863-3882

Gelati, E., Decharme, B., Calvet, J.-C., Minvielle, M., Polcher, J., Fairbairn, D., and Weedon, G. P.: Hydrological assessment of atmospheric forcing uncertainty in the Euro-Mediterranean area using a land surface model, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 4, 2091-2115, DOI:10.5194/hess-22-2091-2018

Yin, Z., Ottlé, C., Ciais, P., Guimberteau, M., Wang, X., Zhu, D., Maignan, F., Peng, S., Piao, S., Polcher, J., Zhou, F., Kim, H., and other China-Trend-Stream project members: Evaluation of ORCHIDEE-MICT simulated soil moisture over China and impacts of different atmospheric forcing data, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,, in review, 2018.

H. G. Takahashi and J. Polcher : Weakening of rainfall intensity on wet soils over the wet Asian monsoon region using a high-resolution regional climate model. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, Under revision, 2018.

2017 : 4

Lauerwald, R., Regnier, P., Camino-Serrano, M., Guenet, B., Guimberteau, M., Ducharne, A., Polcher, J.,and Ciais, P.: ORCHILEAK (revision 3875): a new model branch to simulate carbon transfers along the terrestrial–aquatic continuum of the Amazon basin, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 3821-3859,, 2017

A. Barella-Ortiz, J. Polcher, P. de Rosnay, M. Piles, and E. Gelati (2017) Comparison of measured brightness temperatures from SMOS with modelled ones from ORCHIDEE and H-TESSEL over the Iberian Peninsula, HESS, 21, 357-375, doi:10.5194/hess-21-357-2017.

Jordà, G., K. Von Schuckmann, S.A. Josey, G. Caniaux, J. García-Lafuente, S. Sammartino, E. Özsoy, J. Polcher, G. Notarstefano, P.-M. Poulain, F. Adloff, J. Salat, C. Naranjo, K. Schroeder, J. Chiggiato, G. Sannino, D. Macías, The Mediterranean Sea heat and mass budgets: Estimates, uncertainties and perspectives, Progress in Oceanography, Volume 156, 2017, Pages 174-208,

Schellekens, J., Dutra, E., Martínez-de la Torre, A., Balsamo, G., van Dijk, A., Sperna Weiland, F., Minvielle, M., Calvet, J.-C., Decharme, B., Eisner, S., Fink, G., Flörke, M., Peßenteiner, S., van Beek, R., Polcher, J., Beck, H., Orth, R., Calton, B., Burke, S., Dorigo, W., and Weedon, G. P.: A global water resources ensemble of hydrological models: the eartH2Observe Tier-1 dataset, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 389-413,, 2017.

2016 : 3

J. Polcher, M. Piles, E. Gelati, A. Barella Ortiz and M. Tello Comparing surface-soil moisture from the SMOS mission and the ORCHIDEE land-surface model over the Iberian Peninsula, Remote Sens. Environ.,  Vol. 174, 69–81, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.004. December 2015.

Chen, Y., Ryder, J., Bastrikov, V., McGrath, M. J., Naudts, K., Otto, J., Ottlé, C., Peylin, P., Polcher, J., Valade, A., Black, A., Elbers, J. A., Moors, E., Foken, T., van Gorsel, E., Haverd, V., Heinesch, B., Tiedemann, F., Knohl, A., Launiainen, S., Loustau, D., Ogée, J., Vessala, T., and Luyssaert, S.: Evaluating the performance of land surface model ORCHIDEE-CAN v1.0 on water and energy flux estimation with a single- and multi-layer energy budget scheme, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 2951-2972, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-2951-2016, 2016.

J. Ryder, J. Polcher, P. Peylin, C. Ottlé, Y. Chen, E. van Gorsel, V. Haverd, M. J. McGrath, K. Naudts, J. Otto, A. Valade, and S. Luyssaert A multi-layer land surface energy budget model for implicit coupling with global atmospheric simulations,  Geosci. Model Dev, accepted, 9, 223-245, 2016

2015 : 1

Ibrahim B., H. Karambiri and J. Polcher, Hydrological Impacts of the Changes in Simulated Rainfall Fields on Nakanbe Basin in Burkina Faso, Climate 2015, 3(3), 442-458; doi:10.3390/cli3030442.

2014 : 1

B. Ibrahim, H. Karambiri, J. Polcher, H. Yacouba, and P. Ribstein. Changes in rainfall regime over Burkina Faso under the climate change conditions simulated by 5 regional climate models. Climate Dynamics, 42:1363-1381, March 2014

2013 : 7

A. Barella-Ortiz, J. Polcher, A. Tuzet, and K. Laval. Potential evaporation estimation through an unstressed surface-energy balance and its sensitivity to climate change. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17:4625-4639, November 2013.

A. Campoy, A. Ducharne, F. Cheruy, F. Hourdin, J. Polcher, and J. C. Dupont. Response of land surface fluxes and precipitation to different soil bottom hydrological conditions in a general circulation model. Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres), 118:10725, October 2013.

J. Kolassa, F. Aires, J. Polcher, C. Prigent, C. Jimenez, and J. M. Pereira. Soil moisture retrieval from multi-instrument observations: Information content analysis and retrieval methodology. Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres), 118:4847-4859, May 2013.

J.-L. Dufresne, M.-A. Foujols, S. Denvil, A. Caubel, O. Marti, O. Aumont, Y. Balkanski, S. Bekki, H. Bellenger, R. Benshila, S. Bony, L. Bopp, P. Braconnot, P. Brockmann, P. Cadule, F. Cheruy, F. Codron, A. Cozic, D. Cugnet, N. de Noblet, J.-P. Duvel, C. Ethé, L. Fairhead, T. Fichefet, S. Flavoni, P. Friedlingstein, J.-Y. Grandpeix, L. Guez, E. Guilyardi, D. Hauglustaine, F. Hourdin, A. Idelkadi, J. Ghattas, S. Joussaume, M. Kageyama, G. Krinner, S. Labetoulle, A. Lahellec, M.-P. Lefebvre, F. Lefevre, C. Levy, Z. X. Li, J. Lloyd, F. Lott, G. Madec, M. Mancip, M. Marchand, S. Masson, Y. Meurdesoif, J. Mignot, I. Musat, S. Parouty, J. Polcher, C. Rio, M. Schulz, D. Swingedouw, S. Szopa, C. Talandier, P. Terray, N. Viovy, and N. Vuichard. Climate change projections using the IPSL-CM5 Earth System Model: from CMIP3 to CMIP5. Climate Dynamics, 40:2123-2165, May 2013.

S. M. Sterling, A. Ducharne, and J. Polcher. The impact of global land-cover change on the terrestrial water cycle. Nature Climate Change, 3:385-390, April 2013.

N. S. Dixon, D. J. Parker, C. M. Taylor, L. Garcia-Carreras, P. P. Harris, J. H. Marsham, J. Polcher and A. Woolle. The effect of background wind on mesoscale circulations above variable soil moisture in the Sahel. 139:1009–1024, April 2013.

M. Guimberteau, J. Ronchail, J. C. Espinoza, M. Lengaigne, B. Sultan, J. Polcher, G. Drapeau, J.-L. Guyot, A. Ducharne, and P. Ciais. Future changes in precipitation and impacts on extreme streamflow over Amazonian sub-basins. Environmental Research Letters, 8(1):014035, March 2013.

2012 : 6

M. Guimberteau, A. Perrier, K. Laval, and J. Polcher. A comprehensive approach to analyze discrepancies between land surface models and in-situ measurements: a case study over the US and Illinois with SECHIBA forced by NLDAS. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16:3973-3988, November 2012.

M. Guimberteau, K. Laval, A. Perrier, and J. Polcher. Global effect of irrigation and its impact on the onset of the Indian summer monsoon. Climate Dynamics, 39:1329-1348, September 2012.

B. Ibrahim, J. Polcher, H. Karambiri, and B. Rockel. Characterization of the rainy season in Burkina Faso and it's representation by regional climate models. Climate Dynamics, 39:1287-1302, September 2012

P. Drobinski, A. Anav, C. Lebeaupin Brossier, G. Samson, M. Stéfanon, S. Bastin, M. Baklouti, K. Béranger, J. Beuvier, R. Bourdallé-Badie, L. Coquart, F. D'Andrea, N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, F. Diaz, J.-C. Dutay, C. Ethe, M.-A. Foujols, D. Khvorostyanov, G. Madec, M. Mancip, S. Masson, L. Menut, J. Palmieri, J. Polcher, S. Turquety, S. Valcke, N. Viovy, Model of the Regional Coupled Earth system (MORCE): Application to process and climate studies in vulnerable regions, Environmental Modelling & Software, 35:1-18, July 2012.

I. Gouttevin, G. Krinner, P. Ciais, J. Polcher, and C. Legout. Multi-scale validation of a new soil freezing scheme for a land-surface model with physically-based hydrology. The Cryosphere, 6:407-430, April 2012.

M. Guimberteau, G. Drapeau, J. Ronchail, B. Sultan, J. Polcher, J.-M. Martinez, C. Prigent, J.-L. Guyot, G. Cochonneau, J. C. Espinoza, N. Filizola, P. Fraizy, W. Lavado, E. de Oliveira, R. Pombosa, L. Noriega, and P. Vauchel. Discharge simulation in the sub-basins of the Amazon using ORCHIDEE forced by new datasets. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16:911-935, March 2012.

2011 : 15

P. Gentine, D. Entekhabi, and J. Polcher. The Diurnal Behavior of Evaporative Fraction in the Soil-Vegetation-Atmospheric Boundary Layer Continuum. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12:1530-1546, December 2011.

B. van den Hurk, M. Best, P. Dirmeyer, A. Pitman, J. Polcher, and J. Santanello. Acceleration of Land Surface Model Development over a Decade of Glass. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92:1593-1600, December 2011.

I. Haddeland, D. B. Clark, W. Franssen, F. Ludwig, F. Voß, N. W. Arnell, N. Bertrand, M. Best, S. Folwell, D. Gerten, S. Gomes, S. N. Gosling, S. Hagemann, N. Hanasaki, R. Harding, J. Heinke, P. Kabat, S. Koirala, T. Oki, J. Polcher, T. Stacke, P. Viterbo, G. P. Weedon, and P. Yeh. Multimodel Estimate of the Global Terrestrial Water Balance: Setup and First Results. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12:869-884, October 2011.

P. Gentine, J. Polcher, and D. Entekhabi. Harmonic propagation of variability in surface energy balance within a coupled soil-vegetation-atmosphere system. Water Resources Research, 47:5525, May 2011.

S. Danuor, A. Gaye, H. Yacouba, A. Mariko, M. I. Bouzou, M. Maiga, D. da, K. Ginoux, D. J. Parker, J. Polcher, K. Laval, D. Diallo, and B. Bourles. Education in meteorology and climate sciences in West Africa. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:155-159, January 2011

L. Fleury, J.-L. Boichard, G. Brissebrat, S. Cloché, L. Eymard, L. Mastrorillo, O. Moulaye, K. Ramage, N. Asencio, J. Coppeaux, M.-P. Devic, F. Favot, K. Ginoux, J.-P. Lafore, J. Polcher, J.-L. Redelsperger, O. Roussot, and M. Tytéca. AMMA information system: an efficient cross-disciplinary tool and a legacy for forthcoming projects. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:149-154, January 2011.

A. H. Fink, A. Agustí-Panareda, D. J. Parker, J.-P. Lafore, J.-B. Ngamini, E. Afiesimama, A. Beljaars, O. Bock, M. Christoph, F. Didé, C. Faccani, N. Fourrié, F. Karbou, J. Polcher, Z. Mumba, M. Nuret, S. Pohle, F. Rabier, A. M. Tompkins, and G. Wilson. Operational meteorology in West Africa: observational networks, weather analysis and forecasting. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:135-141, January 2011.

L. Kergoat, M. Grippa, A. Baille, L. Eymard, R. Lacaze, E. Mougin, C. Ottlé, T. Pellarin, J. Polcher, P. de Rosnay, J.-L. Roujean, I. Sandholt, C. M. Taylor, I. Zin, and M. Zribi. Remote sensing of the land surface during the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA). Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:129-134, January 2011.

T. Lebel, D. J. Parker, C. Flamant, H. Höller, J. Polcher, J.-L. Redelsperger, C. Thorncroft, O. Bock, B. Bourles, S. Galle, B. Marticorena, E. Mougin, C. Peugeot, B. Cappelaere, L. Descroix, A. Diedhiou, A. Gaye, and J.-P. Lafore. The AMMA field campaigns: accomplishments and lessons learned. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:123-128, January 2011.

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. The West African climate system: a review of the AMMA model inter-comparison initiatives. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:116-122, January 2011.

H. Karambiri, S. G. García Galiano, J. D. Giraldo, H. Yacouba, B. Ibrahim, B. Barbier, and J. Polcher. Assessing the impact of climate variability and climate change on runoff in West Africa: the case of Senegal and Nakambe River basins. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:109-115, January 2011.

H. Paeth, N. M. J. Hall, M. A. Gaertner, M. D. Alonso, S. Moumouni, J. Polcher, P. M. Ruti, A. H. Fink, M. Gosset, T. Lebel, A. T. Gaye, D. P. Rowell, W. Moufouma-Okia, D. Jacob, B. Rockel, F. Giorgi, and M. Rummukainen. Progress in regional downscaling of west African precipitation. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:75-82, January 2011.

C. M. Taylor, D. J. Parker, N. Kalthoff, M. A. Gaertner, N. Philippon, S. Bastin, P. P. Harris, A. Boone, F. Guichard, A. Agusti-Panareda, M. Baldi, P. Cerlini, L. Descroix, H. Douville, C. Flamant, J.-Y. Grandpeix, and J. Polcher. New perspectives on land-atmosphere feedbacks from the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:38-44, January 2011.

J. Polcher, D. J. Parker, A. Gaye, A. Diedhiou, L. Eymard, F. Fierli, L. Genesio, H. Höller, S. Janicot, J.-P. Lafore, H. Karambiri, T. Lebel, J.-L. Redelsperger, C. E. Reeves, P. Ruti, I. Sandholt, and C. Thorncroft. AMMA's contribution to the evolution of prediction and decision-making systems for West Africa. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:2-6, January 2011.

J. Polcher, D. J. Parker, and A. T. Gaye. African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis: an integrated project for understanding of the West African climate system and its human dimension. Atmospheric Science Letters, 12:1-1, January 2011.

2010 : 4

F. Cairo, J. P. Pommereau, K. S. Law, H. Schlager, A. Garnier, F. Fierli, M. Ern, M. Streibel, S. Arabas, S. Borrmann, J. J. Berthelier, C. Blom, T. Christensen, F. D'Amato, G. di Donfrancesco, T. Deshler, A. Diedhiou, G. Durry, O. Engelsen, F. Goutail, N. R. P. Harris, E. R. T. Kerstel, S. Khaykin, P. Konopka, A. Kylling, N. Larsen, T. Lebel, X. Liu, A. R. MacKenzie, J. Nielsen, A. Oulanowski, D. J. Parker, J. Pelon, J. Polcher, J. A. Pyle, F. Ravegnani, E. D. Rivière, A. D. Robinson, T. Röckmann, C. Schiller, F. Simões, L. Stefanutti, F. Stroh, L. Some, P. Siegmund, N. Sitnikov, J. P. Vernier, C. M. Volk, C. Voigt, M. von Hobe, S. Viciani, and V. Yushkov. An introduction to the SCOUT-AMMA stratospheric aircraft, balloons and sondes campaign in West Africa, August 2006: rationale and roadmap. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 10:2237-2256, March 2010.

T. Lebel, D. J. Parker, C. Flamant, B. Bourlès, B. Marticorena, E. Mougin, C. Peugeot, A. Diedhiou, J. M. Haywood, J. B. Ngamini, J. Polcher, J.-L. Redelsperger, and C. D. Thorncroft. The AMMA field campaigns: multiscale and multidisciplinary observations in the West African region. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 136:8-33, January 2010.

P. Gentine, D. Entekhabi, and J. Polcher. Spectral Behaviour of a Coupled Land-Surface and Boundary-Layer System. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 134:157-180, January 2010.

F. Hourdin, I. Musat, F. Guichard, P. M. Ruti, F. Favot, M.-A. Filiberti*, M. Pham, J.-Y. Grandpeix, J. Polcher, P. Marquet, A. Boone, J.-P. Lafore, J.-L. Redelsperger, A. Dell'Aquila, T. L. Doval, A. K. Traore, and H. Gallée. AMMA-Model Intercomparison Project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91:95, 2010.

2009 : 2

A. Boone, B. Decharme, F. Guichard, P. de Rosnay, G. Balsamo, A. Beljaars, F. Chopin, T. Orgeval, J. Polcher, C. Delire, A. Ducharne, S. Gascoin, M. Grippa, L. Jarlan, L. Kergoat, E. Mougin, Y. Gusev, O. Nasonova, P. Harris, C. Taylor, A. Norgaard, I. Sandholt, C. Ottlé, I. Poccard-Leclercq, S. Saux-Picart, and Y. Xue. The AMMA Land Surface Model Intercomparison Project (ALMIP). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90:1865-1880, December 2009.

P. de Rosnay, M. Drusch, A. Boone, G. Balsamo, B. Decharme, P. Harris, Y. Kerr, T. Pellarin, J. Polcher, and J.-P. Wigneron. AMMA Land Surface Model Intercomparison Experiment coupled to the Community Microwave Emission Model: ALMIP-MEM. Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres), 114:5108, March 2009.

2008 : 4

T. D'Orgeval, J. Polcher, and P. de Rosnay. Sensitivity of the West African hydrological cycle in ORCHIDEE to infiltration processes. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 12:1387-1401, December 2008.

R. Hordoir, J. Polcher, J.-C. Brun-Cottan, and G. Madec. Towards a parametrization of river discharges into ocean general circulation models: a closure through energy conservation. Climate Dynamics, 31:891-908, December 2008.

T. D'Orgeval and J. Polcher. Impacts of precipitation events and land-use changes on West African river discharges during the years 1951-2000. Climate Dynamics, 31:249-262, August 2008.

D. J. Parker, A. Fink, S. Janicot, J.-B. Ngamini, M. Douglas, E. Afiesimama, A. Agusti-Panareda, A. Beljaars, F. Dide, A. Diedhiou, T. Lebel, J. Polcher, J.-L. Redelsperger, C. Thorncroft, and G. Ato Wilson. The Amma Radiosonde Program and its Implications for the Future of Atmospheric Monitoring Over Africa. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 89:1015, 2008.

2007 : 4

R. Vautard, P. Yiou, F. D'Andrea, N. de Noblet, N. Viovy, C. Cassou, J. Polcher, P. Ciais, M. Kageyama, and Y. Fan. Summertime European heat and drought waves induced by wintertime Mediterranean rainfall deficit. Geophysical Research Letters, 34:7711, April 2007.

T. Ngo-Duc, K. Laval, G. Ramillien, J. Polcher, and A. Cazenave. Validation of the land water storage simulated by Organising Carbon and Hydrology in Dynamic Ecosystems (ORCHIDEE) with Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) data. Water Resources Research, 43:4427, April 2007.

A. Alessandri, S. Gualdi, J. Polcher, and A. Navarra. Effects of Land Surface Vegetation on the Boreal Summer Surface Climate of a GCM. Journal of Climate, 20:255, 2007.

2006 : 5

R. Hordoir, K. D. Nguyen, and J. Polcher. Simulating tropical river plumes, a set of parametrizations based on macroscale data: A test case in the Mekong Delta region. Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans), 111:9036, September 2006.

J.L. Redelsperger, A. Diedhiou,  C. Flamant, S. Janicot, J.-P. Lafore, T. Lebel, J. Polcher, G. Caniaux, P. de Rosnay, M. Desbois, L. Eymard, B. Fontaine, I. Geneau, K. Ginoux, M. Hoepffner, C. Kane, K. Law, C. Mari, B. Marticorena, E. Mougin, J Pelon, C. Peugeot, A. Protat, F. Roux, B. Sultan, E. Van Den Akker, E., AMMA, une étude multidisciplinaire de la mousson ouest-africaine, La Météorologie, 54, DOI:10.4267/2042/20098 2006.

T. D'Orgeval, J. Polcher, and L. Li. Uncertainties in modelling future hydrological change over West Africa. Climate Dynamics, 26:93-108, January 2006.

M. J. Best, A. Beljaars, J. Polcher, and P. Viterbo. Reply. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7:835, 2006.

J.-L. Redelsperger, C. D. Thorncroft, A. Diedhiou, T. Lebel, D. J. Parker, and J. Polcher. African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis: An International Research Project and Field Campaign. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 87:1739, 2006.

2005 : 4

T. Ngo-Duc, K. Laval, J. Polcher, and A. Cazenave. Contribution of continental water to sea level variations during the 1997-1998 El Niño-Southern Oscillation event: Comparison between Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project simulations and TOPEX/Poseidon satellite data. Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres), 110:9103, May 2005.

T. Ngo-Duc, K. Laval, J. Polcher, A. Lombard, and A. Cazenave. Effects of land water storage on global mean sea level over the past half century. Geophysical Research Letters, 32:9704, May 2005.

T. Ngo-Duc, J. Polcher, and K. Laval. A 53-year forcing data set for land surface models. Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres), 110:6116, March 2005.

G. Krinner, N. Viovy, N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, J. Ogée, J. Polcher, P. Friedlingstein, P. Ciais, S. Sitch, and I. C. Prentice. A dynamic global vegetation model for studies of the coupled atmosphere-biosphere system. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19:1015, March 2005.

2004 : 3

A. Boone, F. Habets, J. Noilhan, D. Clark, P. Dirmeyer, S. Fox, Y. Gusev, I. Haddeland, R. Koster, D. Lohmann, S. Mahanama, K. Mitchell, O. Nasonova, G.-Y. Niu, A. Pitman, J. Polcher, A. B. Shmakin, K. Tanaka, B. . den Hurk, S. Vérant, D. Verseghy, P. Viterbo, and Z.-L. Yang. The Rhône-Aggregation Land Surface Scheme Intercomparison Project: An Overview. Journal of Climate, 17:187-208, January 2004.

M. J. Best, A. Beljaars, J. Polcher, and P. Viterbo. A Proposed Structure for Coupling Tiled Surfaces with the Planetary Boundary Layer. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5:1271, 2004.

S. Vérant, K. Laval, J. Polcher, and M. de Castro. Sensitivity of the Continental Hydrological Cycle to the Spatial Resolution over the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5:267, 2004.

2003 : 4

P. de Rosnay, J. Polcher, K. Laval, and M. Sabre. Integrated parameterization of irrigation in the land surface model ORCHIDEE. Validation over Indian Peninsula. Geophysical Research Letters, 30:1986, October 2003.

A. Ducharne, C. Golaz, E. Leblois, K. Laval, J. Polcher, E. Ledoux, and G. de Marsily. Development of a high resolution runoff routing model, calibration and application to assess runoff from the LMD GCM. Journal of Hydrology, 280:207-228, September 2003.

L. C. Bowling, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Nijssen, J. Polcher, R. D. Koster, and D. Lohmann. Simulation of high-latitude hydrological processes in the Torne-Kalix basin: PILPS Phase 2(e) - 3: Equivalent model representation and sensitivity experiments. Global and Planetary Change, 38:55-71, July 2003.

K. Maynard and J. Polcher. Impact of land-surface processes on the interannual variability of tropical climate in the LMD GCM. Climate Dynamics, 20:613-633, 2003.

2002 : 1

P. de Rosnay, J. Polcher, M. Bruen, and K. Laval. Impact of a physically based soil water flow and soil-plant interaction representation for modeling large-scale land surface processes. Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres), 107:4118, June 2002.

2001 : 4

J.-P. Schulz, L. Dümenil, and J. Polcher. On the Land Surface-Atmosphere Coupling and Its Impact in a Single-Column Atmospheric Model. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 40:642-663, March 2001.

V. Moron, A. Navarra, M. N. Ward, C. K. Folland, P. Friederichs, K. Maynard, J. Polcher, Analysing and combining atmospheric general circulation model simulations forced by prescribed SST: northern extratropical response, Annals of Geophysics, 44.4:781-794, DOI:10.4401/ag-3565, 2001.

O. B. Christensen, M. A. Gaertner, J. A. Prego, and J. Polcher. Internal variability of regional climate models. Climate Dynamics, 17:875-887, 2001.

M. A. Gaertner, O. B. Christensen, J. A. Prego, J. Polcher, C. Gallardo, and M. Castro. The impact of deforestation on the hydrological cycle in the western Mediterranean: an ensemble study with two regional climate models. Climate Dynamics, 17:857-873, 2001.

2000 : 7

P. de Rosnay, M. Bruen, and J. Polcher. Sensitivity of surface fluxes to the number of layers in the soil model used in GCMs. Geophysical Research Letters, 27:3329-3332, October 2000.

N. Gedney, P. M. Cox, H. Douville, J. Polcher, and P. J. Valdes. Characterizing GCM Land Surface Schemes to Understand Their Responses to Climate Change. Journal of Climate, 13:3066-3079, September 2000.

M. Sabre, K. Hodges, K. Laval, J. Polcher, and F. Désalmand. Simulation of Monsoon Disturbances in the LMD GCM. Monthly Weather Review, 128:3752, May 2000.

G. M. Martin, K. Arpe, F. Chauvin, L. Ferranti, K. Maynard, J. Polcher, D. B. Stephenson, and P. Tschuck. Simulation of the Asian Summer Monsoon in Five European General Circulation Models. Atmospheric Science Letters, 1:37-55, January 2000.

T. Lebel, F. Delclaux, L. Le Barbé, J. Polcher. From GCM scales to hydrological scales : rainfall variability in West Africa. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 14:275-295, 2000.

H. Douville, J.-F. Royer, J. Polcher, P. Cox, N. Gedney, D. Stephenson, and P. Valdes, Impact of CO2 doubling on the Asian summer monsoon: robust versus model-dependent responses. J. Meteo. Soc. Japan, 78:421-439, 2000.

J. F. Crossley, J. Polcher, P. M. Cox, N. Gedney, and S. Planton. Uncertainties linked to land-surface processes in climate change simulations. Climate Dynamics, 16:949-961, 2000.

1999 : 2

C. Ciret, J. Polcher, and X. Le Roux. An approach for simulating the phenology of savanna ecosystems in the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique General Circulation Model. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13:603-621, June 1999.

A. J. Pitman, A. Henderson-Sellers, C. E. Desborough, Z.-L. Yang, F. Abramopoulos, A. Boone, R. E. Dickinson, N. Gedney, R. Koster, E. Kowalczyk, D. Lettenmaier, X. Liang, J.-F. Mahfouf, J. Noilhan, J. Polcher, W. Qu, A. Robock, C. Rosenzweig, C. A. Schlosser, A. B. Shmakin, J. Smith, M. Suarez, D. Verseghy, P. Wetzel, E. Wood, and Y. Xue. Key results and implications from phase 1(c) of the Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parametrization Schemes. Climate Dynamics, 15:673-684, 1999.

1998 : 5

J. Polcher, B. McAvaney, P. Viterbo, M.-A. Gaertner, A. Hahmann, J.-F. Mahfouf, J. Noilhan, T. Phillips, A. Pitman, C. A. Schlosser, J.-P. Schulz, B. Timbal, D. Verseghy, and Y. Xue. A proposal for a general interface between land surface schemes and general circulation models. Global and Planetary Change, 19:261-276, December 1998.

A. D. Culf, G. Fisch, J. Lean, and J. Polcher. A Comparison of Amazonian Climate Data with General Circulation Model Simulations. Journal of Climate, 11:2764-2773, November 1998.

J.-P. Schulz, L. Dümenil, J. Polcher, C. A. Schlosser, and Y. Xue. Land Surface Energy and Moisture Fluxes: Comparing Three Models. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 37:288-307, March 1998.

P. de Rosnay and J. Polcher. Modelling root water uptake in a complex land surface scheme coupled to a GCM. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2:239-255, 1998.

A. Ducharne, K. Laval, and J. Polcher. Sensitivity of the hydrological cycle to the parametrization of soil hydrology in a GCM. Climate Dynamics, 14:307-327, 1998.

1997 : 2

P. Peylin, J. Polcher, G. Bonan, D. L. Williamson, and K. Laval. Comparison of two complex land surface schemes coupled to the National Center for Atmospheric Research general circulation model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 102:19413, August 1997.

T. H. Chen, A. Henderson-Sellers, P. C. D. Milly, A. J. Pitman, A. C. M. Beljaars, J. Polcher, F. Abramopoulos, A. Boone, S. Chang, F. Chen, Y. Dai, C. E. Desborough, R. E. Dickinson, L. Dümenil, M. Ek, J. R. Garratt, N. Gedney, Y. M. Gusev, J. Kim, R. Koster, E. A. Kowalczyk, K. Laval, J. Lean, D. Lettenmaier, X. Liang, J.-F. Mahfouf, H.-T. Mengelkamp, K. Mitchell, O. N. Nasonova, J. Noilhan, A. Robock, C. Rosenzweig, J. Schaake, C. A. Schlosser, J.-P. Schulz, Y. Shao, A. B. Shmakin, D. L. Verseghy, P. Wetzel, E. F. Wood, Y. Xue, Z.-L. Yang, and Q. Zeng. Cabauw Experimental Results from the Project for Intercomparison of Land-Surface Parameterization Schemes. Journal of Climate, 10:1194-1215, June 1997.

1996 : 3

K. Layal, R. Raghava, J. Polcher, R. Sadourny, and M. Forichon. Simulations of the 1987 and 1988 Indian Monsoons Using the LMD GCM. Journal of Climate, 9:3357-3372, December 1996.

J. Polcher and Y. Shao. A standard format for reporting PILPS experiments. Global and Planetary Change, 13:217-223, June 1996.

J. Polcher, K. Laval, L. Dümenil, J. Lean, and P. R. Rowntree. Comparing three land surface schemes used in general circulation models. Journal of Hydrology, 180:373-394, May 1996

1995 : 3

J. Polcher. Sensitivity of Tropical Convection to Land Surface Processes. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 52:3143-3161, September 1995.

C. R. Mechoso, A. W. Robertson, N. Barth, M. K. Davey, P. Delecluse, P. R. Gent, S. Ineson, B. Kirtman, M. Latif, H. L. Treut, T. Nagai, J. D. Neelin, S. G. H. Philander, J. Polcher, P. S. Schopf, T. Stockdale, M. J. Suarez, L. Terray, O. Thual, and J. J. Tribbia. The Seasonal Cycle over the Tropical Pacific in Coupled Ocean Atmosphere General Circulation Models. Monthly Weather Review, 123:2825, 1995.

R. C. Raghava, K. Laval, R. Sadourny, and J. Polcher. Atmospheric response to tropical denuding of vegetation. Atmospheric Environment, 29:1963-2000, 1995.

1994 : 3

X. Le Roux, J. Polcher, G. Dedieu, J. C. Menaut, and B. A. Monteny. Radiation exchanges above West African moist savannas: Seasonal patterns and comparison with a GCM simulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 99:25857, December 1994

J. Polcher and K. Laval. A statistical study of the regional impact of deforestation on climate in the LMD GCM. Climate Dynamics, 10:205-219, September 1994.

J. Polcher and K. Laval. The impact of African and Amazonian deforestation on tropical climate. Journal of Hydrology, 155:389-405, March 1994.

Chapters in Books


K. Laval and J. Polcher, Les Continents in Le Climat à Découvert, C. Jeandel and R. Mosseri, pp31-33 ISBN:978-2-271-07198-9


C. A. Nobre, M. Assuncão S. Dias, A. D. Culf, J. Polcher, J. H. C. Gash, J. A. Marengo, Roni Avissar, Chapter A.6 : The Amazonian Climate in Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate Global Change - The IGBP Series, P. Kabat, M. Claussen, S. Whitlock, J.H.C. Gash, L.B. Guenni, M. Meybeck, R. Pielke, C.J. Vörösmarty, R.W.A. Hutjes, S. Lütkemeier, pp 79-92 DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-18948-7_7, 2004

P. Dirmeyer, S. Halldin, H. Hoff, R.W.A. Hutjes, R. Jenne, P. Kabat, J. Leese, R.J. Olson, J. Polcher , Chapter C.3 : Achieving Full Data Consolidation in Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate Global Change - The IGBP Series, P. Kabat, M. Claussen, S. Whitlock, J.H.C. Gash, L.B. Guenni, M. Meybeck, R. Pielke, C.J. Vörösmarty, R.W.A. Hutjes, S. Lütkemeier, pp 267-271 DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-18948-7_26, 2004

Conference Proceedings and Newsletters

Harding, R., J. Polcher, A. Boone, M. Ek, H. Wheater, and A. Nazemi, 2015: Anthropogenic Influences on the Global Water Cycle - Challenges for the GEWEX Community. GEWEX News, 27(4), 6-8.

J. Polcher Modelling and predictability of weather systems in West Africa : lessons learnt from AMMA , ECMWF Seminar, 2010.

J. Polcher, P. Dirmeyer, P. Gleckler, B. Holtslag, S. Krueger, The diurnal cycle : a theme for GMPP, GEWEX News, 2003.

J. Polcher, P. Cox, H. Dolman, H. Gupta, A. Henderson-Sellers, P. Houser, R. Koster, T. Oki, A. Pitman, P.Viterbo, GLASS : Global Land Atmosphere System Study, GEWEX News, 2000.

J. Polcher, The sensitivity of the tropical climate to land surface processes, ECMWF Seminar, 1996

K. Laval and J. Polcher, Sensitivity of climate simulations to the hydrological processes with the LMD-GCM. Macroscale Modelling of the Hydroshpere, IAHS conference, 1993.



Polcher, J. Les processus de surface à l'échelle globale et leurs interactions avec l'atmosphère. Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, 2003.

Polcher, J. Etude de la sensibilité du climat tropical à la deforestation. PhD Thesis, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, 1994.

Polcher, J. N-Körper-Simulationen - Angewandt auf Elliptische Galaxien. Diploma Thesis, Christian Albrecht Universität zu Kiel, 1989.




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