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Articles MRCC (2006 - )


Alexandru, A., R. de Elía and R. Laprise,Leo Separovic, Sébastien Biner 2009: Sensitivity Study of Regional Climate Model Simulations to Large-Scale Nudging Parameters. Mon. Wea. Rev .137(5), 1666-1686. (Full text.pdf(2,1 MB)

Alexandru, A., R. de Elía and R. Laprise, 2007: Internal variability in regional climate downscaling at the seasonal time scale. Mon. Wea. Rev .135(9), 3221-3238. (Full text.pdf(3,8 MB)

Bielli, S., and R. Laprise, 2007: Time mean and variability of the scale-decomposed atmospheric water budget in a 25-year simulation of the Canadian Regional Climate Model over North America. Clim. Dyn. (accepté). (Full text . pdf (1,6 MB)

Bielli, S., and R. Laprise 2006: A methodology for regional scale-decomposed atmospheric water budget: Application to a simulation of the Canadian RCM nested by NCEP reanalyses over North America. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134: 854-873. (Full text . pdf (6,3 MB) Abstract)

Brochu, R. and R. Laprise.  2007.  Surface water and energy budgets over the Mississippi and Columbia river basins as simulated by two generations of the Canadian Regional Climate Model. Atmos-Ocean, 45 (1), p. 19 - 35. (Revue en ligne)

Caron, L.-P. and Jones, C., 2007: Analysing present, past and future tropical cyclone activity as inferred from an ensemble of Coupled Global Climate Models. Accepted for publication in Tellus A.

de Elia, R., D. Plummer, D. Caya, A. Frigon, H. Côté, M. Giguère, D. Paquin, S. Biner, and R. Harvey, 2006 : Evaluation of uncertainties in the CRCM-simulated North American climate: nesting-related issues. Accepted in Climate Dynamics. (Full text .pdf (1,4 MB)

Diaconescu, E. P., R. Laprise and L. Sushama, 2007: The impact of lateral boundary data errors on the simulated climate of a nested regional climate model. Clim. Dyn., 28(4), 333-350 (DOI: 10.1007 /s00382 - 006-0189-6). (Full text .pdf (1,5 MB)

Jiao, Y., and D. Caya, 2006 : An investigation of the summer precipitation simulated by the Canadian Regional Climate Model. Mon. Wea. Rev. 134 (3), 919–932. (Full text .pdf (1,8MB)

Jiao, Y., and C. Jones, 2009 : Comparison Studies of Cloud- and Convection-Related Processes Simulated by the Canadian Regional Climate Model over the Pacific Ocean. Mon. Wea. Rev. 136 (3), 4168-4187. (Full text .pdf (3,7MB)

Laprise, R., 2007: Regional climate modelling. J. Comp. Phys. (sur invitation), Special issue on « Predicting weather, climate and extreme events » (accepté). (Full text .pdf (3 MB))

Laprise, R., R. de Elía, D. Caya, S. Biner, P. Lucas-Picher, E. P. Diaconescu, M. Leduc, A. Alexandru and L. Separovic, 2007: Challenging some tenets of Regional Climate Modelling. Accepted in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. (Full text .pdf (1,4MB).

Long, Z., W. Perrie, J. Gyakum, R. Laprise and D. Caya, 2006: Northern lake impacts on local seasonal climate. J. Hydrometeor. (accepté).

Lucas-Picher, P., D. Caya, S. Biner and R. Laprise, 2008: Quantification of the Lateral Boundary Forcing of a Regional Climate Model Using an Aging. Mon. Wea. Rev. 136, 4980-4996.(Full text.pdf (5,5MB).

Markovic, M., C. G. Jones, P. A. Vaillancourt, D. Paquin, K. Winger, D. Paquin-Ricard, 2008:An Evaluation of the Surface Radiation Budget Over North America for a Suite of Regional Climate Models Against Surface Station Observations.Climate Dynamics. DOI:10.1007/s00382-008-0378-6 (Full text .pdf (1,4MB).

Music, B., and D. Caya: Evaluation of the Hydrological Cycle over the Mississippi River Basin as Simulated by the Canadian Regional Climate Model (CRCM), accepted in Journal of Hydrometeorology.

Lucas-Picher, Ph., D. Caya, R. de Elia, R. Laprise, 2008: Investigation of regional climate models'internal variability with a ten-member ensemble of 10-year simulations over a large domain. Climate Dynamics. DOI:10.1007/s00382-008-0378-6 (Full text .pdf (1,4MB).

Plummer, D., D. Caya, H. Côté, A. Frigon, S. Biner, M. Giguère, D. Paquin, R. Harvey and R. De Elía, 2006: Climate and climate change over North America as simulated by the Canadian Regional Climate Model. J. Climate, 19 (13): 3112-3132 (Abstract)

Qian M., R.Laprise, C.G.Jones and D.Caya, 2007. The Influences of NAO and the Hudson Bay sea-ice on the Climate of Eastern Canada. Accepted for publication in Climate Dynamics.

Rinke, A., K. Dethloff, J. Cassano, J. H. Christensen, J. A. Curry, P. Du, E. Girard, J.-E. Haugen, D. Jacob, C. G. Jones, M. Køltzow, R. Laprise, A. H. Lynch, S. Pfeifer, M. C. Serreze, M. J. Shaw, M. Tjernström, K. Wyser and M. Zagar, 2006. Evaluation of an ensemble of Arctic regional climate models: spatiotemporal fields during the SHEBA year. Clim. Dyn. 26:459-472 (Full text .pdf (1,5MB).

Smith G, F. J. Saucier, and D. Straub, 2006. Response of the lower St. Lawrence Estuary to external forcing in winter. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36 (8): 1485-1501 (Abstract)

Sushama, L., and R. Laprise, 2007: An RCM projection of soil thermal and moisture regimes for North American permafrost zones. Geophys. Rev. Lett. (accepted).

Sushama, L., R. Laprise, D. Caya, A. Frigon and M. Slivitzky.  2006.  Canadian RCM projected climate change signal and its sensitivity to model errors. Int. J. Climatol., 26, p. 2141-2159 (DOI: 10.1002/joc.1362).(Full text .pdf (618kB))

Sushama, L., R. Laprise, I. Popadic and M. Allard, 2006 : Modeled current and future soil thermal regime for North East Canada. J. Geophys. Res., 111 (D18111) (Full text .pdf (886KB)).

Takle E.S., J.Roads, W.J.Gutowski, R.A.Arritt, I.Meinke, C.G.Jones and A.Zadra 2006: Transferability intercomparison: An opportunity for new insight on the global watter cycle and energy budget. Accepted for publication in The Bulletin of the Amer. Met. Soc.

Tourigny, E. and C. G. Jones, 2009: An analysis of regional climate model performance over the tropical Americas. Part I: simulating seasonal variability of precipitation associated with ENSO forcing. Tellus A, 61(3), 323-342. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2008.00386.x (Full text .pdf (3,1MB)

Tourigny, E. and C. G. Jones, 2009: An analysis of regional climate model performance over the tropical Americas. Part II: simulating subseasonal variability of precipitation associated with ENSO forcing. Tellus A, 61(3), 343-356. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2008.00387.x (Full text .pdf (3,1MB)

Wyser, K., C. G. Jones, P. Du, E. Girard, U. Willén, J. Cassano, J. H. Christensen, J. A. Curry, K. Dethloff, J.-E. Haugen, D. Jacob, M. Køltzow, R. Laprise, A. Lynch, S. Pfeifer, A. Rinke, M. Serreze, M. J. Shaw, M. Tjernström and M. Zagar, 2007: An evaluation of Arctic cloud and radiation processes during the SHEBA year: Simulation results from 8 Arctic Regional Climate Models (accepté).


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Articles MRCC (2001 - 2005)

Anderson, C. J., R. W. Arritt, E. S. Takle, Z. Pan, W. J. Gutowski, F. O. Otieno, R. da Silva, D. Caya, J. H. Christensen, D. Lüthi, M. Gaertner, C. Gallardo, F. Giorgi, S.-Y. Hong, C. Jones, H.-M. H. Juang, J.J. Katzfey, W. M. Lapenta, R. Laprise, J. W. Larson, G. E. Liston, J. L. McGregor, R. A. Pielke Sr., J. O. Roads, and J. A. Taylor, 2003: Hydrological processes in regional climate model simulations of the Centreal United States flood of June-July 1993. J. Hyrometeor., 4, 584-598. (Full Text  .pdf (1,0MB))

Antic, S., R. Laprise, B. Denis, and R. de Elía, 2004: Testing the downscaling ability of a one-way nested regional climate model in regions of complex topography. Clim. Dyn. 23, 473-493 (Full text  .pdf (2,9MB)).

Barrette, N., and R. Laprise, 2002. Numerical modeling: A complementary tool for studying CO2 emissions from hydroelectric reservoirs. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 16(4), 1128, 75 - 1-11 Abstract

Bénard, P., R. Laprise, J. Vivoda and P. Smolíková, 2004: Stability of leap-frog constant-coefficient semi-implicit schemes for the fully elastic system of Euler equations. Flat-terrain case. Mon. Wea. Rev. 132, 1306-1318 (Full text  .pdf (162,6KB)).

Caya, D., and S. Biner, 2004: Internal variability of RCM simulations over an annual cycle. Clim. Dyn. 22: 33-46 (Full text  .pdf (754,6KB)).

de Elía, R. and R. Laprise, 2005: Diversity in interpretations of probability and its implications in weather and climate forecasting. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133 (5), 1129-1143. (Full text  .pdf (399,1KB))

de Elía, R. and R. Laprise, 2005: Probabilities, probabilities, and probabilities. Essay in Bull. Amer. Meteo. Soc. 86, 1224-1225.(Full text  .pdf (61KB))

de Elía, R. and R. Laprise, 2003: Distribution-oriented verification of limited-area models in a perfect-model framework. Mon. Wea. Rev. 131 (10), 2492-2509. (Full text  .pdf (414,4KB))

de Elía, R., R. Laprise and B. Denis, 2002: Forcasting skill limits of nested, limited-area models: a perfect-model approach. Mon. Wea. Rev. 130 (8) 2006-2023. (Full text  .pdf (602,4KB)  Abstract)

Denis, B, 2001: "A test for evaluating the downscaling ability of one-way nested regional climate models: The big-brother experiment". PhD thesis.

Denis, B., J. Côté and R. Laprise, 2002: Spectral decomposition of two-dimensional atmospheric fields on limited-area domains using discrete cosine transforms (DFT). Mon. Wea. Rev. 130 (7),1812-1829 . (Full text .pdf,(1,9MB)  Abstract)

Denis, B., R. Laprise, D. Caya and J. Côté, 2002: Downscaling ability of one-way-nested regional climate models: The Big-Brother experiment. Clim. Dyn. 18, 627-646. (Full text .pdf (1,2MB)  Abstract).

Denis, B., R. Laprise and D. Caya, 2003: Sensitivity of a Regional Climate Model to the spatial resolution and temporal updating frequency of the lateral boundary conditions. Clim. Dyn., 20, 107-126. (Full text .pdf (2,8MB)  Abstract)

Dimitrijevic, M., and R. Laprise, 2005: Validation of the nesting technique in a RCM and sensitivity tests to the resolution of the lateral boundary conditions during summer. Clim. Dyn. 25, 555-580. (Full text .pdf (3,4MB))

Faucher, M., D. Caya, J.-F. Saucier, and R. Laprise 2004: Sensitivity of the CRCM atmospheric and the Gulf of St. Lawrence ocean-ice models to each other. Atmos.-Ocean, 42 (2), 85-100. (Full text .pdf (1,1MB))

Faucher, M. 2002 : Sensibilité du climat régional de l'est du Canada à l'interaction entre l'atmosphère, l'océan et la glace marine dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent. PhD thesis, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 197 pp. [Available from Manon Faucher, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l’Atmosphère, UQAM]

Frigon, A., D. Caya, M. Slivitzky and D. Tremblay, 2001: Investigation of the hydrologic cycle simulated by the Canadian Regional Climate Model over Québec/Labrador territory. In: Advances in Global Change Research, vol. 10, Climatic Change: Implications for the Hydrological Cycle and for Water Management, Ed. M. Beniston, Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht et Boston) 31-55. (Abstract)

Gachon, P., R. Laprise, P. Zwack and FJ. Saucier, 2003: The direct and indirect effects of surface forcing in the development of model-simulated polar low in the Hudson Bay. Tellus - Series A - Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography 55 (1), 61-67. (Abstract)

Girard., É., and B. Bekcic, 2005. Sensitivity of an Artic Regional Climate Model to the horizontal resolution during winter: Implications for aerosol simulation. Int. J. Climatol., 25 (11):1455-1473. (Full text .pdf (1,0MB))

Girard, E., Blanchet, J.-P., and Y., Dubois. 2004. Effects of arctic sulphuric acid aerosols on wintertime low-level atmospheric ice cyrstals, humidity, and temperature at Alert, Nunavut. Atmos. Res. 73 (1-2): 131-149.

Goyette, S., M. Beniston, P. Jungo, D. Caya and R. Laprise, 2001: Numerical investigation of an extreme storm with the Canadian RCM: The case study of windstorm VIVIAN, Switzerland, February 27, 1990. Clim. Dyn. 18, 145-168. (Full text .pdf (1,0MB) Abstract)

Guichard, F., J.C. Petch, J.-L. Redelsperger, P. Bechtold, J.-P. Chaboureau, S. Cheinet, W. Grabowski, H. Grenier. C.G. Jones, M. Köhler, J.-M. Piriou, R. Tailleux and M. Tomasini, 2004: Modelling the diurnal cycle of deep precipitating convection over land with cloud-resolving models and single-column models. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 130, 3139-3172.

Hu R.-M., J.-P. Blanchet and E. Girard, 2005: Evaluation of the direct and indirect radiative and climate effects of aerosols over the western Arctic. J. Geophys. Res. 110 (11) (DOI 10.1029/2004JD005043).

Langlois, A., A. Royer, E. Fillol, A. Frigon et R. Laprise, 2004: Evaluation of the snow cover variation in the Canadian Regional Climate Model over eastern Canada using passive microwave satellite data. Hydrol. Process, 18, 1127-1138.

Laprise, R., 2003: Resolved scales and nonlinear interactions in limited-area models. J. Atmos. Sci. 60 (5), 768-779. (Full text .pdf,  Abstract)

Laprise, R., D. Caya, A. Frigon, and D. Paquin, 2003: Current and perturbed climate as simulated by the second-generation Canadian Regional Climate Model (CRCM-II) over north-western North America. Clim. Dyn. 21: 405-421. (Full text .pdf (2,3MB)  Abstract)

Lorant, V., N. McFarlane and R. Laprise, 2002: A numerical study using the Canadian Regional Climate Model for the (Baltex) PIDCAP period. Boreal Environment Research 7(3), 203-210.

Lucas-Picher, P., V. K. Arora, D. Caya and R. Laprise, 2003. Implementation of a large-scale variable velocity flow routing algorithm in the Canadian Regional Climate Model (CRCM). Atmos.-Ocean, 41(2), 139-153.(Full text .pdf (772,1KB))

Saucier, F.J., S. Senneville, S. Prinsenberg, G. Smith, F. Roy, P. Gachon, D. Caya, and R. Laprise, 2004: Modeling the sea ice-ocean seasonal cycle in Hudson Bay, Foxe Basin and Hudson Strait, Canada. Clim. Dyn. 23: 303–326 (Full text .pdf (1,9MB)).
Sushama, L., R. Laprise, D. Caya, M. Larocque, and M. Slivitzky, 2004: On the variable-lag and variable-velocity cell-to-cell routine schemes for climate models. Atmos.-Ocean 42(4), 221-233.(Full text .pdf (163,6KB))

Takle, E. S., W. J. Gutowski Jr., R. W. Arritt, Z. Pan, C. J. Anderson, R. Silva, D. Caya, S.-C. Chen, J. H. Christensen, S.-Y. Hong, H.-M. H. Juang, J. J. Katzfey, W. M. Lapenta, R. Laprise, P. Lopez, J. McGregor and J. O. Roads, 1999: Project to Intercompare Regional Climate Simulations (PIRCS): Description and initial results. J. Geophys. Res., 104 (19), 443-19,462. (Full text .pdf (3,1MB), Abstract)

Tjernström, M., M. Zagar, G. Svensson, J.J. Cassano, S. Pfeifer, A. Rinke, K. Wyser, K. Dethloff, C. Jones, T. Semmler and M. Shaw, 2005 : Modelling the arctic boundary layer : An evaluation of six ARCMIP regional-scale models using data from the SHEBA project. Boundary Layer Meteorology 117 (2): 337. (Full text .pdf (7,8MB))

Wang, Z., R.-M. Hu, L.A. Mysak, J.-P. Blanchet, and J. Feng, 2004: A parameterization solar energy disposition in the climate system. Atmos.-Ocean 42 (2), 113–125.(Full text .pdf ())

Wyser, K., and C.G. Jones, 2005 : Aerosol and Clouds – Modeled and observed clouds during surface heat budget of Arctic Ocean (SHEBA). J. Geophys. Res. 110 (9) (DOI 10.1029/2004JD004751).

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