Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute; Ministery Of Infrastructure And The Environment

Publications Global Climate Division
Breugem, W.P., P. Chang, C.J. Jang, J. Mignot and W. Hazeleger, Barrier layers and tropical Atlantic SST biases in coupled GCMs. Abstract (html)  Complete text (pdf: 2 MB)
Chang, P., R. Zhang, W. Hazeleger, C. Wen, X. Wan, L. Ji, R. Haarsma, W.P. Breugem and H. Seidel, An Oceanic Bridge Between Abrupt Changes in North Atlantic Climate and the African Monsoon
Nature Geoscience, 2008, 1, 444-448, doi:10.1038/ngeo218.
Drijfhout, S.S., W. Hazeleger, F. Selten and R. Haarsma, Future changes in internal Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation variability
Clim. Dyn., 2008, 30, 4, 407-419, doi:10.1007/s00382-007-0297-y.
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Drijfhout, S.S. and A. Naveira Garabato, The Zonal Dimension of the Indian Ocean Meridional Overturning Circulation
J. Phys. Oceanogr., 2008, 38, 2, 359-379, doi:10.1175/2007JPO3640.1.
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Friocourt, Y., B. Blanke, S.S. Drijfhout and S. Speich, On the dynamics of the Slope Current system along the west European margin. Part II: Analytical calculations and numerical simulations with seasonal forcing
J. Phys. Oceanogr., 2008, 38, 12, 2619-2638, doi:10.1175/2008JPO3745.1.
Friocourt, Y., S.S. Drijfhout and B. Blanke, On the dynamics of the slope current system along the West European margin. Part I: Steady-state analytical and numerical circulations.
J. Phys. Oceanogr., 2008, 38, 12, 2597-2618, doi:10.1175/2008JPO3744.1.
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Graversen, R.G., T. Mauritsen, M. Tjernström, E. Källén and G. Svensson, Graversen et al. reply
Nature, 2008, 455, E4-E5.
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Haarsma, R.J., E.J.D. Campos, W. Hazeleger and C.A. Severijns, Influence of the Meridional Overturning Circulation on Tropical Atlantic Climate and Variability
J. Climate, 2008, 21, 1403-1416, doi:10.1175/JCLI1930.1.
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Hurk, B.J.J.M. van den, J. Ettema and P. Viterbo, Analysis of soil moisture changes in Europe during a single growing season in a new ECMWF soil moisture assimilation system
J. Hydrometeor., 2008, 9, 116-131.
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Jacobs, C.M.J., E.J. Moors, H. ter Maat, A.J. Teuling, G. Balsamo, K. Bergaoui, J. Ettema, M. Lange, B.J.J.M. van den Hurk, P. Viterbo and W. Wergen, Validation of European Land Data Assimilation System (ELDAS) products using in situ observations
Tellus, 2008, 60A, 1023-1037, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0870.2008.00351.x.
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Katsman, C.A., W. Hazeleger, S.S. Drijfhout, G.J. van Oldenborgh and G.J.H. Burgers, Climate scenarios of sea level rise for the northeast Atlantic Ocean: a study including the effects of ocean dynamics and gravity changes induced by ice melt
Climatic Change, 2008, doi:10.1007/s10584-008-9442-9.
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Leander, R., T.A. Buishand, B.J.J.M. van den Hurk and M.J.M. de Wit, Estimated changes in flood quantiles of the river Meuse from resampling of regional climate model output
J. Hydrol., 2008, 351, 331-343, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.12.020.
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McDougall, T.J., P.R. Gent and S.S. Drijfhout, Comment on 2 papers by Dubovikov and Canuto
Geophys. and Astrophys. Fluid Dyn., 2008, 102, 3, 249-256, doi:10.1080/03091920701638085.
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Pasmanter, R.A. and H.W. Capel, Mixing and coherent structures in two-dimensional viscous flows
Phys. Rev. E., 2008, 237, 1993-1997, doi:10.1016/j.physd.2008.04.016.
Euler Equation 250, 18/6/2007-22/6/2007, U. Frisch (Ed), 2007, Aussois, Frankrijk, CNRS, Academie des Sciences, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Elsevier, Physica D.
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Sterl, A., C. Severijns, H. Dijkstra, W. Hazeleger, G.J. van Oldenborgh, M. van den Broeke, G. Burgers, B. van den Hurk, P.J. van Leeuwen and P. van Velthoven, When can we expect extremely high surface temperatures?
Geophys. Res. Lett., 2008, 35, 14, L14703, doi:10.1029/2008GL034071.
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van den Brink, H.W. and G.P. Konnen, The statistical distribution of meteorological outliers
Geophys. Res. Lett., L2370, 2008, 35, 1-5, doi:10.1029/2008GL035967.
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Other Scientific
Bessembinder, J., C. Katsman, W. Hazeleger, S. Drijfhout, H. van den Brink, G. Lenderink, E. Meijgaard, M. de Wit, H. Buiteveld and W. van Deursen, Extreme klimaatverandering en waterveiligheid in Nederland
KNMI publication: PUBL, 21/3/2008.
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Wallbrink, H. and T. Brandsma, DIGISTAD: Disclosure of the hourly meteorological observations of the Amsterdam City Water Office 1784-1963
KNMI publication: PUBL-220, 4/4/2008, pp26.
KNMI publication: PR-220, Hisklim 9, 4/4/2008, pp26.
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Meijgaard, E. van, L.H. van Ulft, W.J. van de Berg, F.C. Bosveld, B.J.J.M. van den Hurk, G. Lenderink and A.P. Siebesma, The KNMI regional atmospheric climate model RACMO, version 2.1
KNMI publication: TR-302, 24/12/2008, pp43.
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