Prof. Dr.  Andreas Fink

Prof. Dr. Andreas Fink

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research

    Wolfgang-Gaede-Str. 1
    D-76131 Karlsruhe

                         

Research Areas

  • Monsoons (e.g. West African and Southeast Asian Monsoons)
  • Tropical Waves (e.g. African Easterly Waves)
  • Tropical Moist Convection (e.g. West African Squall Lines)
  • The Climates of Africa
  • Tropical Cyclones (Climatology and Predictability)
  • Synoptic Dynamics (Tropics, Subtropics, and Mid-Latitudes)
  • Synoptic Dynamics and Predictability of Extreme Events (Floods, Storms and Heat Waves)
  • Climate Change (tropical rainfall, European heat waves)

Awards

  • January 2022
Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • November 2016
Teaching price for synoptic course, Faculty of Physics, KIT
  • May 2015
Vaisala Award for Observing nn Instrumentation, Royal Met. Soc. U.K.
  • June 2008
Gordon Manley Weather Prize, Royal Met. Soc., UK

Education & Employment

  • since 10/2013
Extraordinary Professor, IMK-TRO at KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 10/2011-09/2013
Extraordinary Professor, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
  • 2004
Habilitation in Meteorology, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
  • 1995
PhD in Meteorology, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
  • 1991
Diploma in Meteorology, Univ. of Cologne, Germany

   Short CV can be found here

 

Teaching

  • Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology
  • General Circulation
  • Atmospheric Energetics
  • Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction

 

Publications

Peer-reviewed journals


2022
Characterization of Sunshine Duration in Western Equatorial Africa: In Situ Measurements versus SARAH-2 Satellite Estimates
Philippon, N.; Ouhechou, A.; Camberlin, P.; Trentmann, J.; Fink, A. H.; Maloba, J. D.; Morel, B.; Samba, G.
2022. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 61 (2), 185–201. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-21-0072.1
Representation of precipitation and top-of-atmosphere radiation in a multi-model convection-permitting ensemble for the Lake Victoria Basin (East-Africa)
Lipzig, N. P. M. van; Walle, J. V. de; Belušić, D.; Berthou, S.; Coppola, E.; Demuzere, M.; Fink, A. H.; Finney, D. L.; Glazer, R.; Ludwig, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Nikulin, G.; Pinto, J. G.; Rowell, D. P.; Wu, M.; Thiery, W.
2022. Climate Dynamics. doi:10.1007/s00382-022-06541-5
Upper‐level midlatitude troughs in boreal winter have an amplified low‐latitude linkage over Africa
Ward, N.; Fink, A. H.; Keane, R. J.; Parker, D. J.
2022. Atmospheric Science Letters, e1129. doi:10.1002/asl.1129
Towards a more comprehensive assessment of the intensity of historical European heat waves (1979–2019)
Becker, F. N.; Fink, A. H.; Bissolli, P.; Pinto, J. G.
2022. Atmospheric Science Letters, Art.-Nr.: e1120. doi:10.1002/asl.1120
The Intricacies of Identifying Equatorial Waves
Knippertz, P.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G. N.; Kikuchi, K.; Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Roundy, P. E.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Methven, J.; Schlüter, A.; Sielmann, F.; Wheeler, M. C.
2022. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 148 (747), 2814–2852. doi:10.1002/qj.4338
A novel method for objective identification of 3-D potential vorticity anomalies
Fischer, C.; Fink, A. H.; Schömer, E.; van der Linden, R.; Maier-Gerber, M.; Rautenhaus, M.; Riemer, M.
2022. Geoscientific Model Development, 15 (11), 4447–4468. doi:10.5194/gmd-15-4447-2022
Sensitivity of low-level clouds and precipitation to anthropogenic aerosol emission in southern West Africa: a DACCIWA case study
Deroubaix, A.; Menut, L.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Batenburg, A.; Brito, J.; Denjean, C.; Dione, C.; Dupuy, R.; Hahn, V.; Kalthoff, N.; Lohou, F.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Siour, G.; Tuccella, P.; Voigt, C.
2022. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22 (5), 3251–3273. doi:10.5194/acp-22-3251-2022
The Performance of ECMWF sub-seasonal forecasts to predict the Rainy Season Onset Dates in Vietnam
Pham-Thanh, H.; Phan-Van, T.; Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.
2022. Weather and forecasting, 37 (1), 113–124. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-21-0144.1
2021
Validation of Satellite Rainfall Estimates over Equatorial East Africa
Ageet, S.; Fink, A. H.; Maranan, M.; Diem, J. E.; Hartter, J.; Ssali, A. L.; Ayabagabo, P.
2021. Journal of hydrometeorology, 23 (2), 129–151. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-21-0145.1
Statistical-Dynamical Forecasting of Sub-Seasonal North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Occurrence
Maier-Gerber, M.; Fink, A. H.; Riemer, M.; Schoemer, E.; Fischer, C.; Schulz, B.
2021. Weather and forecasting, 36 (6), 2127–2142. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-21-0020.1
Waves to Weather: Exploring the limits of predictability of weather
Craig, G. C.; Fink, A. H.; Hoose, C.; Janjić, T.; Knippertz, P.; Laurian, A.; Lerch, S.; Mayer, B.; Miltenberger, A.; Redl, R.; Riemer, M.; Tempest, K. I.; Wirth, V.
2021. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 102 (22), E2151 - E2164. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0035.1
Meteorological causes of the catastrophic rains of October/November 2019 in equatorial Africa
Nicholson, S. E.; Fink, A. H.; Funk, C.; Klotter, D. A.; Satheesh, A. R.
2021. Global and planetary change. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2021.103687
Debilitating floods in the Sahel are becoming frequent
Elagib, N. A.; Zayed, I. S. A.; Saad, S. A. G.; Mahmood, M. I.; Basheer, M.; Fink, A. H.
2021. Journal of hydrology, 599, Article no: 126362. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126362
Rainy Season Onset Detection : A New Approach Based on Principal Component Analysis and its Application to Vietnam
Pham-Thanh, H.; Phan-Van, T.; Fink, A. H.; Linden, R.
2021. International journal of climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.7441
An IMERG-Based Optimal Extended Probabilistic Climatology (EPC) as a Benchmark Ensemble Forecast for Precipitation in the Tropics and Subtropics
Walz, E.-M.; Maranan, M.; Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. Weather and forecasting, 36 (4), 1561–1573. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-20-0233.1
Synoptic timescale linkage between midlatitude winter troughs Sahara temperature patterns and northern Congo rainfall: A building block of regional climate variability
Ward, N.; Fink, A. H.; Keane, R. J.; Guichard, F.; Marsham, J. H.; Parker, D. J.; Taylor, C. M.
2021. International journal of climatology, 41 (5), 3153–3173. doi:10.1002/joc.7011
The potential of increasing man-made air pollution to reduce rainfall over southern West Africa
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.
2021. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 21 (1), 35–55. doi:10.5194/acp-21-35-2021
Statistical forecasts for the occurrence of precipitation outperform global models over northern Tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Klar, M.; Schlueter, A.
2021. Geophysical research letters, 48 (3). doi:10.1029/2020GL091022
Demarcating the rainfed unproductive zones in the African Sahel and Great Green Wall regions
Elagib, N. A.; Khalifa, M.; Babker, Z.; Musa, A. A.; Fink, A. H.
2021. Land degradation & development, 32 (3), 1400–1411. doi:10.1002/ldr.3793
Using seasonal rainfall clusters to explain the interannual variability of the rain belt over the Greater Horn of Africa
Seregina, L. S.; Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Funk, C.; Pinto, J. G.
2021. International journal of climatology, 41 (51), E1717-E1737. doi:10.1002/joc.6802
2020
An Evaluation of Operational and Research Weather Forecasts for Southern West Africa using Observations from the DACCIWA Field Campaign in June‐July 2016
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Bendetti, A.; Brooks, M. E.; Hill, P. P. G.; Maranan, M.; Pante, G.; Vogel, B.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (728), 1121–1148. doi:10.1002/qj.3729
Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall in the Tropics
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T.
2020. Weather and forecasting, 35 (6), 2367–2385. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-20-0082.1
An 18-year climatology of derechos in Germany
Gatzen, C. P.; Fink, A. H.; Schultz, D. M.; Pinto, J. G.
2020. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 20 (5), 1335–1351. doi:10.5194/nhess-20-1335-2020
Monthly entomological inoculation rate data for studying the seasoanality of malaria transmission in Africa
Yamba, E. I.; Tompkins, A. M.; Fink, A. H.; Ermert, V.; Amelie, M. D.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Briët, O. J. T.
2020. Data, 5 (2), 31. doi:10.3390/data5020031
A weather system perspective on winter‐spring rainfall variability in southeastern Australia during El Niño
Hauser, S.; Grams, C. M.; Reeder, M. J.; McGregor, S.; Fink, A. H.; Quinting, J. F.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (731), 2614–2633. doi:10.1002/qj.3808
Three‐dimensional pathways of dust over the Sahara during summer 2011 as revealed by new Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer observations
Cuesta, J.; Flamant, C.; Gaetani, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Chazette, P.; Eremenko, M.; Dufour, G.; Di Biagio, C.; Formenti, P.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (731), 2731–2755. doi:10.1002/qj.3814
A Lagrangian analysis of upper-tropospheric anticyclones associated with heat waves in Europe
Zschenderlein, P.; Pfahl, S.; Wernli, H.; Fink, A. H.
2020. Weather and Climate Dynamics, 1 (1), 191–206. doi:10.5194/wcd-1-191-2020
Monthly Entomological Inoculation Rate Data for Studying the Seasonality of Malaria Transmission in Africa
Yamba, E. I.; Tompkins, A. M.; Fink, A. H.; Ermert, V.; Amelie, M. D.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Briët, O. J. T.
2020. Data, 5 (31), 17 S. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.892682
A process-based validation of GPM IMERG and its sources using a mesoscale rain gauge network in the West African forest zone
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Atiah, W. A.; Stengel, M.
2020. Journal of hydrometeorology, 21 (April 2020), 729–749. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-19-0257.1
The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts over southern West Africa
Linden, R. van der; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Ingleby, B.; Maranan, M.; Benedetti, A.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (729), 1719–1739. doi:10.1002/qj.3763
Predictability of the rainy season onset date in Central Highlands of Vietnam
Pham-Thanh, H.; Linden, R.; Ngo-Duc, T.; Nguyen-Dang, Q.; Fink, A. H.; Phan-Van, T.
2020. International journal of climatology, 40 (6), 3072–3086. doi:10.1002/joc.6383
2019
A Systematic Comparison of Tropical Waves over Northern Africa. Part II: Dynamics and Thermodynamics
Schlüter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2019. Journal of climate, 32 (9), 2605–2625. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0651.1
Retreating Alpine glacier
Galvin, J.; Fink, A.
2019. Weather, 74 (11), 409–410. doi:10.1002/wea.3616
Processes determining heat waves across different European climates
Zschenderlein, P.; Fink, A. H.; Pfahl, S.; Wernli, H.
2019. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145 (724), 2973–2989. doi:10.1002/qj.3599
Interactions between convection and a moist vortex associated with an extreme rainfall event over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Francis, S. D.; Akpo, A. B.; Jegede, G.; Yorke, C.
2019. Monthly weather review, 147, 2309–2328. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-18-0396.1
The role of low-level clouds in the West African monsoon system
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2019. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19 (3), 1623–1647. doi:10.5194/acp-19-1623-2019
The First Forecasters’ Handbook for West Africa
Cornforth, R.; Parker, D. J.; Diop-Kane, M.; Fink, A. H.; Lafore, J.-P.; Laing, A.; Afiesimama, E.; Caughey, J.; Diongue-Niang, A.; Kassimou, A.; Lamb, P.; Lamptey, B.; Mumba, Z.; Nnodu, I.; Omotosho, J.; Palmer, S.; Parrish, P.; Razafindrakoto, L.-G.; Thiaw, W.; Thorncroft, C.; Tompkins, A.
2019. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100, 2343–2351. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0273.1
Climatology of coastal wind regimes in Benin
Guedje, F. K.; Houeto, A. V. V.; Houngninou, E. B.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2019. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 28 (1), 23–39. doi:10.1127/metz/2019/0930
Assessing the predictability of Medicanes in ECMWF ensemble forecasts using an object-based approach
Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Maier-Gerber, M.
2019. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145 (720), 1202–1217. doi:10.1002/qj.3489
Diurnal cycle of coastal anthropogenic pollutant transport over southern West Africa during the DACCIWA campaign
Deroubaix, A.; Menut, L.; Flamant, C.; Brito, J.; Denjean, C.; Dreiling, V.; Fink, A.; Jambert, C.; Kalthoff, N.; Knippertz, P.; Ladkin, R.; Mailler, S.; Maranan, M.; Pacifico, F.; Piguet, B.; Siour, G.; Turquety, S.
2019. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19 (1), 473–497. doi:10.5194/acp-19-473-2019
Revisiting Interannual to Decadal Teleconnections Influencing Seasonal Rainfall in the Greater Horn of Africa During the 20th Century
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2019. International journal of climatology, 39 (5), 2765–2785. doi:10.1002/joc.5986
Tropical Transition of Hurricane Chris (2012) over the North Atlantic Ocean: A Multi-Scale Investigation of Predictability
Maier-Gerber, M.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Di Muzio, E.; McTaggart-Cowan, R.
2019. Monthly weather review, 147 (3), 951–970. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-18-0188.1
A systematic comparison of tropical waves over northern Africa. Part I: Influence on rainfall
Schlueter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.
2019. Journal of climate, 32, 1501–1523. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0173.1
A new and flexible rainy season definition: Validation for the Greater Horn of Africa and application to rainfall trends
Seregina, L. S.; Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Elagib, N. A.; Pinto, J. G.
2019. International journal of climatology, 39 (2), 989–1012. doi:10.1002/joc.5856
2018
Rainfall over the African continent from the 19th through the 21st century
Nicholson, S. E.; Funk, C.; Fink, A. H.
2018. Global and planetary change, 165, 114–127. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.12.014
The devil in the detail of storms
Knippertz, P.; Pantillon, F.; Fink, A. H.
2018. Environmental research letters, 13 (5), 051001/1–3. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aabd3e
Assessing recovery and change in West Africa’s rainfall regime from a 161-year record
Nicholson, S. E.; Fink, A. H.; Funk, C.
2018. International journal of climatology, 38, 3770–3786. doi:10.1002/joc.5530
Earlier seasonal onset of intense Mesoscale Convective Systems in the Congo Basin since 1999
Taylor, C. M.; Fink, A. H.; Klein, C.; Parker, D. J.; Guichard, F.; Harris, P. P.; Knapp, K. R.
2018. Geophysical research letters, 45 (24), 13458–13467. doi:10.1029/2018GL080516
Aerosol distribution in the northern Gulf of Guinea: local anthropogenic sources, long-range transport, and the role of coastal shallow circulations
Flamant, C.; Deroubaix, A.; Chazette, P.; Brito, J.; Gaetani, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Coetlogon, G. de; Menut, L.; Colomb, A.; Denjean, C.; Meynadier, R.; Rosenberg, P.; Dupuy, R.; Dominutti, P.; Duplissy, J.; Bourrianne, T.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Ramonet, M.; Totems, J.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18 (16), 12363–12389. doi:10.5194/acp-18-12363-2018
Large-scale Rossby wave and synoptic-scale dynamic analyses of the unusually late 2016 heatwave over Europe
Zschenderlein, P.; Fragkoulidis, G.; Fink, A. H.; Wirth, V.
2018. Weather, 73 (9), 275–283. doi:10.1002/wea.3278
Rainfall types over southern West Africa: Objective identification, climatology and synoptic environment
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (714), 1628–1648. doi:10.1002/qj.3345
An overview of the diurnal cycle of the atmospheric boundary layer during the West African monsoon season: Results from the 2016 observational campaign
Kalthoff, N.; Lohou, F.; Brooks, B.; Jegede, G.; Adler, B.; Babić, K.; Dione, C.; Ajao, A.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Aryee, J. N. A.; Ayoola, M.; Bessardon, G.; Danuor, S. K.; Handwerker, J.; Kohler, M.; Lothon, M.; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia, X.; Smith, V.; Sunmonu, L.; Wieser, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18, 2913–2928. doi:10.5194/acp-18-2913-2018
Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall over Northern Tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T.
2018. Weather and forecasting, 33, 369–388. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-17-0127.1
Linking Northern Hemisphere temperature extremes to Rossby wave packets
Fragkoulidis, G.; Wirth, V.; Bossmann, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (711), 553–566. doi:10.1002/qj.3228
The Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa field campaign : Overview and research highlights
Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Akpo, A.; Brooks, B.; Chiu, C. J.; Coe, H.; Danuor, S.; Evans, M.; Jegede, O.; Kalthoff, N.; Konaré, A.; Liousse, C.; Lohou, F.; Mari, C.; Schlager, H.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Adler, B.; Amekudzi, L.; Aryee, J.; Ayoola, M.; Batenburg, A. M.; Bessardon, G.; Borrmann, S.; Brito, J.; Bower, K.; Burnet, F.; Catoire, V.; Colomb, A.; Denjean, C.; Fosu-Amankwah, K.; Hill, P. G.; Lee, J.; Lothon, M.; Maranan, M.; Marsham, J.; Meynadier, R.; Ngamini, J.-B.; Rosenberg, P.; Sauer, D.; Smith, V.; Stratmann, G.; Taylor, J. W.; Voigt, C.; Yoboué, V.
2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99, 83–104. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0256.1
2017
The South Atlantic Anticyclone as a key player for the representation of the tropical Atlantic climate in coupled climate models
Cabos, W.; Sein, D. V.; Pinto, J. G.; Fink, A. H.; Koldunov, N. V.; Alvarez, F.; Izquierdo, A.; Keenlyside, N.; Jacob, D.
2017. Climate dynamics, 48 (11-12), 4051–4069. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3319-9
Klimaprojektionen für die hydrologische Modellierung in Südvietnam
Schubert, D.; Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Katzfey, J.; Phan-Van, T.; Maßmeyer, K.; Pinto, J. G.
2017. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 61 (6), 383–396. doi:10.5675/HyWa_2017,6_2
Extreme precipitation in the West African cities of Dakar and Ouagadougou - atmospheric dynamics and implications for flood risk assessments
Engel, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Pante, G.; Bliefernicht, J.
2017. Journal of hydrometeorology, 18, 2937–2957. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0218.1
A meteorological and chemical overview of the DACCIWA field campaign in West Africa in June-July 2016
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Deroubaix, A.; Morris, E.; Tocquer, F.; Evans, M. J.; Flamant, C.; Gaetani, M.; Lavaysse, C.; Mari, C.; Marsham, J. H.; Meynadier, R.; Affo-Dogo, A.; Bahaga, T.; Brosse, F.; Deetz, K.; Guebsi, R.; Latifou, I.; Maranan, M.; Rosenberg, P. D.; Schlüter, A.
2017. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 17 (17), 10893–10918. doi:10.5194/acp-17-10893-2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. Weather, 72 (8), 236–241. doi:10.1002/wea.2995
Statistical-dynamical downscaling of precipitation for Vietnam : methodology and evaluation for the recent climate
Schubert, D.; Linden, R. van der; Reyers, M.; Fink, A. H.; Massmeyer, K.; Pinto, J. G.
2017. International journal of climatology, 37 (11), 4211–4228. doi:10.1002/joc.5062
Decadal and multi-year predictability of the West African monsoon and the role of dynamical downscaling
Paeth, H.; Paxian, A.; Sein, D. V.; Jacob, D.; Panitz, H.-J.; Warscher, M.; Fink, A. H.; Kunstmann, H.; Breil, M.; Engel, T.; Krause, A.; Toedter, J.; Ahrens, B.
2017. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 26 (4), 363–377. doi:10.1127/metz/2017/0811
Why Do Global Climate Models Struggle to Represent Low-Level Clouds in the West African Summer Monsoon?
Hannak, L.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.; Pante, G.
2017. Journal of climate, 30, 1665–1687. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0451.1
2016
Validation of TRMM and FEWS Satellite Rainfall Estimates with Rain Gauge Measurement over Ashanti Region, Ghana
Amekudzi, L. K.; Osei, M. A.; Atlah, W. I. A.; Aryee, J. N. A.; Ahiataku, M. A.; Quansah, E.; Preko, K.; Danuor, S. K.; Fink, A. H.
2016. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, 6, 500–518. doi:10.4236/acs.2016.64040
Modulation of daily rainfall in southern Vietnam by the Madden-Julian oscillation and convectively coupled equatorial waves
Van der Linden, R.; Fink, A. H.; Pinto, J. G.; Phan-Van, T.; Kiladis, G. N.
2016. Journal of climate, 29, 5801–5820. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0911.1
Weakening and moistening of the summertime Saharan heat low through convective cold pools from the Atlas Mountains
Redl, R.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2016. Journal of geophysical research / D, 121 (8), 3907–3928. doi:10.1002/2015JD024443
Bias reduction in decadal predictions of West African monsoon rainfall using regional climate models
Paxian, A.; Sein, D.; Panitz, H.-J.; Warscher, M.; Breil, M.; Engel, T.; Tödter, J.; Krause, A.; Cabos Narvaez, W. D.; Fink, A. H.; Ahrens, B.; Kunstmann, H.; Jacob, D.; Paeth, H.
2016. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121 (4), 1715–1735. doi:10.1002/2015JD024143
Synoptiv-dynamic analysis of early dry-season rainfall events in the Vietnamese Central Highlands
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Phan-Van, T.; Trinh-Tuan, L.
2016. Monthly Weather Review, 144 (4), 1509–1527. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0265.1
Evaluating satellite-based diurnal cycles of precipitation in the African tropics
Pfeifroth, U.; Trentmann, J.; Fink, A. H.; Ahrens, B.
2016. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 55 (1), 23–39. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0065.1
2015
The possible role of local air pollution in climate change in West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Evans, M. J.; Field, P. R.; Fink, A. H.; Liousse, C.; Marsham, J. H.
2015. Nature Climate Change, 5, 815–822. doi:10.1038/nclimate2727
An objective detection method for convective cold pool events and its application to Northern Africa
Redl, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2015. Monthly weather review, 143, 5055–5072. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0223.1
Spatio-temporal characteristics of the recent rainfall recovery in West Africa
Sanogo, S.; Fink, A. H.; Omotosho, J. A.; Ba, A.; Redl, R.; Ermert, V.
2015. International journal of climatology, 35 (15), 4589–4605. doi:10.1002/joc.4309
The DACCIWA Project: Dynamics–Aerosol–Chemistry–Cloud Interactions in West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Coe, H.; Chiu, J. C.; Evans, M. J.; Fink, A. H.; Kalthoff, N.; Liousse, C.; Mari, C.; Allan, R. P.; Brooks, B.; Danour, S.; Flamant, C.; Jegede, O. O.; Lohou, F.; Marsham, J. H.
2015. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, 1451–1460. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00108.1
Secondary cyclogenesis along an occluded front leading to damaging wint gusts : Windstorm Kyrill, January 2007
Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.; Hoepp, S. A.; Fink, A. H.; Gray, S. L.
2015. Monthly weather review, 143 (4), 1417–1437. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00304.1
Satellite-based climatology of low-level continental clouds in southern West Africa during the summer monsoon season
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Redl, R.
2015. Journal of geophysical research / D, 120, 1186–1201. doi:10.1002/2014JD022614
2014
Statistical relationship between remote climate indices and West African monsoon variability
Diatta, S.; Fink, A. H.
2014. International journal of climatology, 34, 3348–3367. doi:10.1002/joc.3912
2012
The "Year" of Tropical Convection (May 2008 to April 2010): Climate Variability and Weather Highlights
Waliser, D. E.; Moncrieff, M. W.; Burridge, D.; Fink, A. H.; Gochis, D.; Goswami, B. N.; Guan, B.; Harr, P.; Heming, J.; Hsu, H.-.. H.; Jakob, C.; Janiga, M.; Johnson, R.; Jones, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marengo, J.; Nguyen, H.; Pope, M.; Serra, Y.; Thorncroft, C.; Wheeler, M.; Wood, R.; Yuter, S.
2012. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93 (8), 1189–1218. doi:10.1175/2011BAMS3095.1
2011
Progress in understanding of weather systems in West Africa
Lafore, J.-P.; Flamant, C.; Guichard, F.; Parker, D. J.; Bouniol, D.; Fink, A. H.; Giraud, V.; Gosset, M.; Hall, N.; Höller, H.; Jones, S. C.; Protat, A.; Roca, R.; Roux, F.; Saïd, F.; Thorncroft, C.
2011. Atmospheric science letters, 12 (1), 7–12. doi:10.1002/asl.335

Other publications


2022
Identifying causes of short-range forecast errors in maximum temperatures during recent Central European heatwaves using the ECMWF-IFS ensemble
Lemburg, A.; Fink, A. H.
2022. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2022), Vienna, Austria, May 23–27, 2022. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu22-4339
The art of identifying equatorial waves
Knippertz, P.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G.; Kikuchi, K.; Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Roundy, P. E.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Methven, J.; Schlueter, A.; Sielmann, F.; Wheeler, M. C.
2022. 102nd AMS Annual Meeting (2022), Online, January 23–27, 2022
How coherent is rainfall in northern tropical Africa in time and space – and why?
Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2022. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2022), Vienna, Austria, May 23–27, 2022
Evolution de la couverture nuageuse basse de saison sèche sur la façade Atlantique de l’Afrique Centrale de l’échelle diurne à interannuelle
Moron, V.; Aellig, R.; Backita, L.; Berger, A.; Bigot, S.; Camberlin, P.; Castel, T.; Champagne, O.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Maloba Makanga, J. D.; Mariscal, A.; Morel, B.; Ouhechou, A.; Pergaud, J.; Philippon, N.
2022. 35th Annual Conference of the International Association of Climatology (AIC 2022), Toulouse, France, July 6–9, 2022
2021
The potential of increasing man-made air pollution to reduce rainfall over southern West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Pante, G.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.
2021. NCAR Advancing Air Quality and Carbon Science in Africa (2021), Online, March 10–12, 2021
A process-based validation of GPM IMERG and its sources using a mesoscale rain gauge network in the West African forest zone
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Atiah, W. A.; Stengel, M.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–10649. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-10649
Influence of tropical waves on the lifecycle of mesoscale convective systems over West Africa
Maranan, M.; Schlueter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–10716. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-10716
Satellite- and station-based climatology of low-level cloud cover during the long dry season in western Central Africa
Aellig, R.; Gerighausen, J.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Philippon, N.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–9552. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-9552
The art of identifying equatorial waves
Knippertz, P.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G.; Kikuchi, K.; Methven, J.; Satheesh, A. R.; Roundy, P. E.; Schlueter, A.; Wheeler, M. C.; Woolnough, S. J.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–724. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-724
Extended Probabilistic Climatology (EPC) as a benchmark ensemble forecast for precipitation in the tropics and subtropics
Walz, E.-M.; Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2021), Online, April 26–30, 2021
The Impact of Aeolus wind observations on the West African Monsoon
Borne, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Weissmann, M.; Rennie, M.; Cress, A.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–9449. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-9449
A process-based validation of GPM IMERG and its sources using a mesoscale rain gauge network in the West African forest zone
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Atiah, W. A.; Stengel, M.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, May 10–14, 2021
The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts
Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Knippertz, P.; Ingleby, B.; Maranan, M.; Benedetti, A.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, May 10–14, 2021
Interactions between convection and a moist vortex associated with an extreme rainfall event over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Francis, S. D.; Akpo, A. B.; Jegede, O. O.; Yorke, C.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, May 10–14, 2021
The art of identifying equatorial waves
Knippertz, P.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G.; Kikuchi, K.; Methven, J.; Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Roundy, P. E.; Schlueter, A.; Wheeler, M. C.; Woolnough, S. J.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, May 10–14, 2021
2020
Skill of global raw and postprocessed ensemble predictions of rainfall in the Tropics
Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, January 13–17, 2020
Statistical forecasts for the occurrence of precipitation outperform global models over northern tropical Africa
Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, January 13–17, 2020
Increasing man-made air pollution reduces rainfall in southern West Africa
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, January 13–17, 2020
The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts
Linden, R. van der; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Ingleby, B.; Maranan, M.; Benedetti, A.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, January 13–17, 2020
Equatorial waves as a key element for weather prediction in the tropics
Knippertz, P.; Borne, M.; Fink, A. H.; Maier-Gerber, M.; Weissmann, M.
2020. Aeolus Cal/Val & Science Workshop (2020), Online, November 2–6, 2020
The Impact of Aeolus wind observations on the representation of the West African Monsoon in ECMWF analyses and forecasts
Borne, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Weissmann, M.; Rennie, M.; Cress, A.
2020. Aeolus Cal/Val & Science Workshop (2020), Online, November 2–6, 2020
2018
Variability of interannual-to-decadal teleconnections observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th century
Fink, A. H.; Bahaga, T. K.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, January 7–11, 2018
Why do global climate models struggle to represent low-level clouds in the West African summer monsoon?
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Kniffka, A.; Pante, G.; Hannak, L.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, January 7–11, 2018
Extreme flooding in the West African cities of Dakar and Ouagadougou – atmospheric dynamics and implications for flood risk assessments
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Pante, G.; Engel, T.; Bliefernicht, J.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, January 7–11, 2018
A detailed analysis of propagating synoptic-scale systems during the 2016 DACCIWA campaign in southern West Africa
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, January 7–11, 2018
The influence of low-level clouds over southern West Africa in the regional monsoon system as simulated by ICON in NWP mode
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. ICCARUS (2018), Offenbach, Germany, February 26–28, 2018
Identification and climatology of rainfall Types over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Deutsche Klimatagung (2018), Frankfurt am Main, Germany, March 5–8, 2018
The role of low-level clouds over southern West Africa in the regional monsoon: an NWP study with ICON
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
Rainfall types over southern West Africa: Objective identification, climatology and synoptic environment
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
Variability of interannual-to-decadal teleconnections observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th century
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
Aerosol distribution in the northern Gulf of Guinea: local anthropogenic sources, long-range transport, and the role of coastal shallow circulations
Flamant, C.; Deroubaix, A.; Chazette, P.; Brito, J.; Coetlogon, G. de; Colomb, A.; Denjean, C.; Fink, A. H.; Gaetani, M.; Knippertz, P.; Menut, L.; Meynadier, R.; Rosenberg, P.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Totems, J.
2018. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
Identification and climatology of rainfall Types over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
The challenge of classifying propagating synoptic disturbances in the African Tropics – Examples from the DACCIWA field campaign
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Maranan, M.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
Tropical Transition of Hurricane Chris (2012) over the North Atlantic Ocean: A Multi-Scale Investigation of Predictability
Maier-Gerber, M.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
Variability of interannual-to-decadal teleconnections observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th century
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
Skill of global raw and postprocessed ensemble predictions of rainfall over northern tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T., A.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
The role of low-level clouds over southern West Africa in the regional monsoon – Experiments using the ICON model
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, April 16–20, 2018
Radiative impact of low-level clouds over southern West Africa on the regional monsoon: a NWP model study with ICON
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. 15th Conference on Cloud Physics / Conference on Atmospheric Radiation (2018), Vancouver, Canada, July 9–13, 2018
The challenge to derive solar surface irradiance in cloudy southern West Africa from satellite: Using surface measurements to evaluate and improve CM SAF’s retrieval
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Trentmann, J.; Pfeifroth, U.
2018. 15th Conference on Cloud Physics / Conference on Atmospheric Radiation (2018), Vancouver, Canada, July 9–13, 2018
Systèmes synoptiques
Cornforth R.; Mumba, Z.; Parker, D. J.; Berry, G.; Chapelon, N.; Diakaria, K.; Ermert, V.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Lafore, J.-P.; Laing, A.; Lepape, S.; Maidment, R.; Methven, J.; Orji, B.; Osika, D. P.; Poan, E.; Roca, R.; Rowell, S.; Smith, R.; Spengler, T.; Taylor, C.; Thorncroft, C.; Vincendon, J.-C.; Yorke, C.; Bougeault, P.; Lafore, J.-P.; Roux, F.
2018. Météorologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tropicale : Le Manuel du Prévisionniste. Eds.: D. J. Parker, M. Diop-Kane, J.-P. Lafore, 225–307, EDP Sciences
Aérosols désertiques
Knippertz, P.; Hamza, I.; Kassimou, A.; Laurent, B.; Orji, B. N.; Osika, D. P.; Schepanski, K.; Tegen, I.; Fink, A.; Marticorena, B.; Cuesta, J.; Formenti, P.; Laurent, B.; Rajot, J.-L.; Bouet, C.
2018. Météorologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tropicale : Le Manuel du Prévisionniste. Eds.: D. J. Parker, M. Diop-Kane, J.-P. Lafore, 309–353, EDP Sciences
Météorologie locale
Parker, D. J.; Kassimou, A.; Osika, D. P.; Hamza, I.; Diop-Kane, M.; Fink, A. H.; Galvin, J.; Guichard, F.; Lamptey, B. L.; Hamidou, H.; Linden, R. v. d.; Redl, R.; Lebel, T.; Guichardi, F.; Tomasinii, M.; Bouniol, D.; Couvreux, F.; Largeron, Y.; Lohou, F.; Lotho, M.; Saïd, F.
2018. Météorologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tropicale : Le Manuel du Prévisionniste. Eds.: D. J. Parker, M. Diop-Kane, J.-P. Laforee, 225–307, EDP Sciences
Climat moyen et cycle
Fink, A. H.; Engel, T.; Ermert, V.; Linden, R. van der; Schneidewind, M.; Redl, R.; Afiesimama, E.; Thiaw, W.; Yorke, C.; Evans, M.; Pohl, B.; Camberlin, P.; Roucou, P.
2018. Météorologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tropicale : Le Manuel du Prévisionniste. Eds.: D. J. Parker, M. Diop-Kane, J.-P. Lafore, 27–81, EDP Sciences
Modulation of Precipitation over West Africa by Equatorial Waves
Schlueter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.
2018. American Meteorological Society, 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16 - 20 April 2018
Statistical Forecasting of Tropical Rainfall Based on Spatio-Temporal Correlations and Equatorial Waves
Schlueter, A.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. American Meteorological Society, 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16 - 20 April 2018
Statistical Rainfall Forecasts in the Tropics Based on Spatio-Temporal Precipitation Properties and Tropical Wave Activity
Vogel, P.; Schlueter, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Gneiting, T.; Klar, M.
2018. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall over Northern Tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.
2018. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
2017
Aerosol-cloud interaction studies conducted during the DACCIWA (Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa) field campaign
Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Akpo, A. B.; Brooks, B. J.; Chiu, J. Y. C.; Coe, H.; Danour, S.; Evans, M.; Fink, A. H.; Jegede, O. O.; Kalthoff, N.; Konare, A.; Liousse, C.; Lohou, F.; Mari, C.; Schlager, H.; Schwarzenboeck, A.
2017. 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017
“Waves to Weather”: A new interdisciplinary platform for basic research in the area of predictability, atmospheric dynamics, and clouds
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Craig, G. C.; Wirth, V.; Riemer, M.; Spichtinger, P.
2017. 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017
Why do global climate models struggle to represent low-level clouds in the West African summer monsoon?
Knippertz, P.; Hannak, L.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.; Pante, G.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
The DACCIWA 2016 radiosonde campaign in southern West Africa
Fink, A. H.; Maranan, M.; Knippertz, P.; Ngamini, J.-B.; Francis, S.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Impacts of the land-lake breeze of the Volta reservoir on the diurnal cycle of cloudiness and precipitation
Buchholz, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Yorke, C.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Extreme flooding in the West African cities of Dakar and Ouagadougou – atmospheric dynamics and implications for flood risk assessments
Engel, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Statistical forecasting of tropical rainfall using equatorial waves
Schlüter, A.; Klar, M.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
The DACCIWA model evaluation project: representation of the meteorology of southern West Africa in state-of-the-art weather, seasonal and climate prediction models
Kniffka, A.; Benedetti, A.; Knippertz, P.; Stanelle, T.; Brooks, M.; Deetz, K.; Maranan, M.; Rosenberg, P.; Pante, G.; Allan, R.; Hill, P.; Adler, B.; Fink, A. H.; Kalthoff, N.; Chiu, C.; Vogel, B.; Marsham, J.; Field, P.; Marsham, J.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
Sensitivity of the southern West African mean atmospheric state to variations in low-level cloud cover as simulated by ICON
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EMS Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 4-8 September 2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. 18th Cyclone Workshop, 01–06 Oct. 2017, St. Adèle, Québec, Canada
Statistical forecasting for precipitation over West Africa based on spatio-temporal precipitation properties and tropical wave activity
Vogel, P.; Klar, M.; Schlüter, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Gneiting, T.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Statistical ensemble postprocessing for precipitation forecasting during the West African Monsoon
Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlüter, A.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Statistical forecasting of tropical rainfall using equatorial waves
Schlüter, A.; Klar, M.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Modulation of precipitation over West Africa by equatorial waves
Schlüter, A.; Linden, R. van der; Vogel, P.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Dust
Knippertz, P.; Hamza, I.; Kassimou, A.; Laurent, B.; Orji, B. N.; Osika, D. P.; Schepanski, K.; Tegen, I.; Fink, A.
2017. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa : The Forecasters’ Handbook. Ed.: D. Parker, 175–203, John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch5
Synoptic Systems
Cornforth, R.; Mumba, Z.; Parker, D. J.; Berry, G.; Chapelon, N.; Diakaria, K.; Diop-Kane, M.; Ermert, V.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Lafore, J. P.; Laing, A.; Lepape, S.; Maidment, R.; Methven, J.; Orji, B.; Osika, D.; Poan, E.; Roca, R.; Rowell, S.; Smith, R.; Spengler, T.; Taylor, C. M.; Thorncroft, C.; Vincendon, J.-C.; Yorke, C.; Thorncroft, C.
2017. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa : The Forecasters’ Handbook. Ed.: D. Parker, 40–89, John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch2
Local Weather
Parker, D. J.; Kassimou, A.; Orji, B. N.; Osika, D. P.; Hamza, I.; Diop-Kane, M.; Fink, A.; Galvin, J.; Guichard, F.; Lamptey, B. L.; Hamidou, H.; Linden, R. van der; Redl, R.; Lebel, T.; Tubbs, C.
2017. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa : The Forecasters’ Handbook. Ed.: D. Parker, 130–174, John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch4
Mean Climate and Seasonal Cycle
Fink, A. H.; Engel, T.; Ermert, V.; Linden, R. van der; Schneidewind, M.; Redl, R.; Afiesimama, E.; Thiaw, W. M.; Yorke, C.; Evans, M.; Janicot, S.
2017. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa : The Forecasters’ Handbook. Ed.: D. Parker, 1–39, John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch1
2016
Understanding the role of low- and midlevel cloudiness for the West African monsoon: The DACCIWA project
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Redl, R.; Linden, R. van der; Hannak, L.
2016. 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (2016), New Orleans, LA, USA, January 10–14, 2016
Evaluation of cloud processes over West Africa in climate models
Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.
2016. Workshop on "Application of Satellite Climate Data Records in Numerical Modeling", ECWMF, November 15–17, 2016, Reading, UK
The challenge of modeling and observing low-level cloudiness in the West African monsoon region
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Redl, R.; Linden, R. van der; Hannak, L.
2016. HD(CP)2 Understanding Clouds and Precipitation, 15–19 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
Decadal hindcast over tropical Africa
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2016. MiKliP II Kick-off meeting, Hamburg, Germany, 17–19 February 2016
Towards the assimilation of KITcube data
Gläser, G.; Knippertz, P.; Kalthoff; N.; Hoose, C.; Khodayar, S.; Fink, A. H.; Kohler, M.; Barthlott, C.; Handwerker, J.; Maurer, V.; Adler, B.; Gantner, L.; Wieser, A.; Kopmann, A.
2016. COSMO User Seminar, 7.-9. März 2016, Offenbach
Convective cold pools over the Atlas Mountains and their influence on the Saharan heat low
Fink, A. H.; Redl, R.; Knippertz, P.
2016. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18–22 April 2016, San Juan, PRI
The representation of low-level clouds during the West African monsoon in weather and climate models
Kniffka, A.; Hannak, L.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
Convective cold pools over the Atlas Mountains and their influence on the Saharan heat low
Redl, R.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
Statistical postprocessing for precipitation forecasts during the West African Monsoon
Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A.; Schlüter, A.
2016. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 17–22 April 2016
What’s on the 5th IPCC report for West Africa?
Riede, J. O.; Posada, R.; Fink, A. H.; Kaspar, F.
2016. Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability in Rural West Africa. Ed.: J.A. Yaro, 7–23, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-31499-0_2
2015
Observed drying and projected wetting in the Greater Horn of Africa area
Fink, A. H.
2015. Conference on French-German cooperation in Africa in the field of climate change, food security & water resources, 1.-2. Juni 2015, Berlin
Spatio-temporal characteristics of recent rainfall recovery in Sudan
Fink, A. H.; Elagib, N. A.; Engel, T.; Seregina, L.
2015. 7th Environmental Symposium of the German-Arab Scientific Forum for Environmental Studies", October 5-6, 2015, Maskat, OM
2014
Climatology of continental stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.
2014. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2014), San Diego, CA, USA, March 31–April 4, 2014
The importance of representing deep convection for modeling recent and paleo-climates of North Africa
Fink, A. H.
2014. Workshop on Paleoclimate Modeling and Aeolian Dust as Climate Proxy, 13.-14 November 2014, Köln
The impact of Atlas mountain cold-pool events on the position and intensity of the summertime West African heat low
Schuster, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Parker, D. J.; Flamant, C.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-6191
The waves to weather challenges: Do large-scale equatorial waves modulate regional rainfall in Southern Vietnam?
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Phan-Van, T.
2014. AGU Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco, Calif., December 15-19, 2014
Climate change projections and selected impacts for Vietnam
Fink, A. H.; Phan-Van, T.; Pinto, J.; Linden, R. van der; Schubert, D.; Trinh, L. T.; Ngo-Duc, T.
2014. 4th VNU - HCM International Conference for Environment and Natural Resources (ICENR), Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam, June 17-19, 2014
Observed climate variations and change in Vietnam
Phan, V. T.; Fink, A. H.; Ngo-Duc, T.; Trinh, T. L.; Pinto, J.; Linden, R. van der; Schubert, D.
2014. 4th VNU - HCM International Conference for Environment and Natural Resources (ICENR), Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam, June 17-19, 2014
Trends and variability in East African rainfall and temperature observations
Seregina, L.; Ermert, V.; Fink, A. H.; Pinto, J. G.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-6088
Statistical relationship between remote climate indices and West African monsoon variability
Fink, A. H.; Diatta, S.
2014. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, Calif., March 31 - April 4, 2014
Dynamic aspects of windstorm Kyrill (January 2007)
Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.; Hoepp, S. A.; Fink, A. H.; Gray, S. L.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-6135
Climatology of continental stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.
2014. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, Calif., March 31 - April 4, 2014
The role of the stratosphere in explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones
Knippertz, P.; Wilbraham, R.; Trzeciak, T.; Owen, J.; Odell, L.; Fink, A. H.; Pinto, J. G.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-8934
The waves to weather challenges: Do large-scale equatorial waves modulate regional rainfall in Southern Vietnam?
Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Phan-Van, T.; Pinto, J. G.
2014. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, Calif., March 31 - April 4, 2014
Satellite-based climatology of continental stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.
2014. The Climate Symposium 2014, Darmstadt, October 13-17, 2014
An objective climatology of tropical plumes
Fink, A. H.; Fröhlich, L.; Knipertz, P.
2014. The Climate Symposium 2014, Darmstadt, October 13-17, 2014
Climate change projections and selected impacts for Vietnam
Fink, A.; Phan, V. T.; Pinto, J. G.; Linden, R. van der; Schubert, D.; Trinh, T. L.; Ngo-Duc, T.
2014. 2014 International Conference on Environment and Natural Resources (ICENR 2014), Hong Kong, China, July 29-30, 2014
Observed climate variations and change in Vietnam
Phan, V. T.; Fink, A. H.; Ngo-Duc, T.; Trinh, T. L.; Pinto, J. G.; Linden, R. van der; Schubert, D.
2014. 2014 International Conference on Environment and Natural Resources (ICENR 2014), Hong Kong, China, July 29-30, 2014
Climate change projections and selected impacts for Vietnam
Fink, A.; Phan, V. T.; Pinto, J. G.; Linden, R. van der; Schubert, D.; Trinh, T. L.; Ngo-Duc, T.
2014. EWATEC-COAST : Technologies for Environmental and Water Protection of Coastal Regions in Vietman : Contributions to 4th International Conference on Environment and Natural Resources (ICENR 2014), Hong Kong, China, July 29-30, 2014. Ed.: G. Meon, 35–56, Cuvillier Verlag
Observed climate variations and change in Vietnam
Phan, V. T.; Fink, A. H.; Ngo-Duc, T.; Trinh, T. L.; Pinto, J. G.; Linden, R. van der; Schubert, D.
2014. EWATEC-COAST : Technologies for Environmental and Water Protection of Coastal Regions in Vietman : Contributions to 4th International Conference on Environment and Natural Resources (ICENR 2014), Hong Kong, China, July 29-30, 2014. Ed.: G. Meon, 20–34, Cuvillier Verlag
2013
Formation and maintenance of nocturnal low-level stratus over the southern West African monsoon region during AMMA 2006
Schuster, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2013. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2013), Vienna, Austria, April 7–12, 2013
The role of the stratosphere in explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones
Knippertz, P.; Wilbraham, R.; Trzeciak, T.; Owen, J.; Odell, L.; Fink, A. H.; Pinto, J. G.
2013. Research Workshop on European Storms (2013), Exeter, United Kingdom, September 2–4, 2013
Climatology and dynamics of nocturnal low-level stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.; Linden, R. van der
2013. AGU Fall Meeting (2013), San Francisco, CA, USA, December 9–13, 2013
Some recent advancements in the understanding of the West African Monsoon dynamics
Fink, A. H.
2013. Department of Meteorology, Faculty of Hydrology-Meteorology-Oceanography, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University, March 12, 2013, Hanoi, VN
Recent and future tropical cyclone activity and landfall in Vietnam
Fink, A. H.
2013. Department of Meteorology, Faculty of Hydrology-Meteorology-Oceanography, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University, March 12, 2013, Hanoi, VN
Achievements and research challenges of the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) initiative
Fink, A. H.
2013. Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly (DACA), 8.-13.07.2013, Davos, CH
The Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa (DACCIWA) project
Fink, A. H.
2013. Second West African Monsoon Modeling Workshop, December 8, 2013, San Francisco, CA
2012
Ultra-low clouds over the southern West African monsoon region: causes and challenges in representation in models and satellite data
Schrage, J.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Schuster, R.
2012. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2012), Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA, April 15–20, 2012
The Importance of African Easterly Waves for dust emission and transport
Knippertz, P.; Todd, M. C.; Fink, A. H.
2012. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2012), Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA, April 15–20, 2012
The predictability of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Davis, J.; Fink, A. H.
2012. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2012), Vienna, Austria, April 22–27, 2012
Diagnosing the influence of diabatic processes on the explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones over the North Atlantic Ocean
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Pohle, S.; Pinto, J. G.
2012. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2012), Vienna, Austria, April 22–27, 2012
Ultra-low clouds over the southern West African monsoon region
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Schrage, J. M.; Yorke, C.
2012. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2012), Vienna, Austria, April 22–27, 2012
Simulation of ultra-low clouds over the southern West African monsoon region with the regional model WRF
Schuster, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2012. 4th International AMMA Conference (2012), Toulouse, France, July 2–6, 2012
The representation of ultra-low clouds over the southern West African monsoon region in observations, re-analysis data and climate models
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Schrage, J. M.; Yorke, C.
2012. 4th International AMMA Conference (2012), Toulouse, France, July 2–6, 2012
The predictability of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Davis, J.; Fink, A. H.
2012. 4th International AMMA Conference (2012), Toulouse, France, July 2–6, 2012
Diagnosing the influence of diabatic processes on the explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones over the North Atlantic Ocean
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Pohle, S.; Pinto, J. G.; Trzeciak, T. M.; Owen, J. S. R.
2012. 2nd European Windstorm Workshop (2012), Leeds, United Kingdom, September 3–5, 2012
2011
Continental stratus over summertime West Africa: Observations and representation in weather and climate models
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Yorke, C.
2011. Royal Meteorological Society Conference (2011), Exeter, United Kingdom, June 27–30, 2011
Continental stratus over summertime West Africa: Observations and representation in weather and climate models
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Yorke, C.
2011. Royal Meteorological Society Conference (2011), Exeter, United Kingdom, June 27–30, 2011
The role of diabatic processes in explosive cyclogenesis over the eastern Atlantic Ocean and western Europe
Fink, A. H.; Pohle, S.; Pinto, J. G.; Knippertz, P.
2011. EMS Annual Meeting (2011), Berlin, Germany, September 12–16, 2011
Continental stratus over summertime West Africa: Observations and representation in weather and climate models
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Yorke, C.
2011. EMS Annual Meeting (2011), Berlin, Germany, September 12–16, 2011
Continental stratus over summertime West Africa: Observations and representation in weather and climate models
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Yorke, C.
2011. WCRP Open Science Conference (2011), Denver, CO, USA, October 24–28, 2011
Ausgedehnte ultraniedrige Wolken über dem südlichen Westafrika: Neue Beobachtungen und Theorien zu einem fast unbekanntem Phänomen
Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.; Schrage, J. M.; Trentmann, J.; Yorke, C.
2011. Proceedings of the 30st Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Climate of the German Society of Geographers at German Universities (VDGH), 27–28
2010
On the use of a stratospheric level of insignificant dynamics in the tendency equation for surface pressure
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Pohle, S.
2010. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2010), Vienna, Austria, May 2–7, 2010
An objective climatology of tropical plumes
Fröhlich, L.; Hohberger, E.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2010. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2010), Vienna, Austria, May 2–7, 2010
Dry-season precipitation forecasts in tropical West Africa and their evaluation with different gridded precipitation products
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2010. vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2010), Vienna, Austria, May 2–7, 2010
An objective climatology of tropical plumes
Fröhlich, L.; Knippertz, P.; Hohberger, E.; Fink, A. H.
2010. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2010), Tucson, OH, USA, May 10–14, 2010
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2010. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2010), Tucson, OH, USA, May 10–14, 2010
Synoptic and dynamic analyses of extreme events in Europe and North Africa: What can we learn for weather and climate forecasting?
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2010. Workshop “Extreme in Wetter und Klima” (2010), Bonn, Germany, June 17–19, 2010
Evaluation von Trockenzeitniederschlags-vorhersagen im tropischen Westafrika mit gegitterten Niederschlagsprodukten
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2010. Deutsch-Österreichisch-Schweizerische Meteorologen-Tagung (Dach 2010), Bonn, Germany, September 20–24, 2010
2009
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2009. 6th vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2009), Vienna, Austria, April 19–24, 2009
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2009. The Royal Meteorological Society’s Conference (2009), Reading, United Kingdom, June 29–July 2, 2009
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2009. 3rd THORPEX International Science Symposium (2009), Monterey, CA, USA, September 14–18, 2009
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2009. 9th EMS Annual Meeting (2009), Toulouse, France, September 28–October 2, 2009
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2009. THORPEX Africa Workshop (2009), Trieste, Italy, October 5–8, 2009
IMPETUS database and some example cases ofhigh impact weather events in Northwest and West Africa
Fink, A. H.; Waidosch, A.; Pohle, S.; Knippertz, P.
2009. THORPEX Africa Workshop (2009), Trieste, Italy, October 5–8, 2009
Operational meteorology: observational networks, weather analysis and forecasting
Fink, A. H.; Ngamini, J.-B.; Afiesimama, E.; Kamga, A.; Lafore, J.-P.; Knippertz, P.
2009. Joint meeting of the Royal Meteorological Society and the European Meteorological Society (2009), London, United Kingdom, October 21, 2009
2008
Forecast quality of West African dry-season rainfall events in ECMWF operational and reanalysis data
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2008. 5th vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2008), Vienna, Austria, April 13–18, 2008
Rainfall events during the West African dry-season: Forcing from the extratropics and predictability
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2008. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2008), Orlando, FL, USA, April 27–May 2, 2008
The climate perspective of tropical and northern Africa
Paeth, H.; Fink, A.; Christoph, M.; Born, K.; Krüger, A.; Diederich, M.; Brücher, T.; Heuer, K. O.; Piecha, C.; Ermert, V.; Knippertz, P.; Schulz, O.; Speth, P.; Kerschgens, M.; Simmer, C.
2008. Global Change and Water Resources in West Africa – The German-African GLOWA Projects (2008), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, August 25–28, 2008
2007
Case studies of extra-tropically forced rainfall events during the AMMA SOP year 2006
Pohle, S.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2007. 4th vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2007), Vienna, Austria, April 15–20, 2007
An unusual rainfall episode north and south of the Sahara: The interaction of an extratropical disturbance with the dry-season heat low
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2007. 4th vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2007), Vienna, Austria, April 15–20, 2007
A high-impact dry-season rainfall event in tropical West Africa and its dynamical relation to a low-latitude extratropical disturbance
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2007. XXIV General Assembly of IUGG (2007), Perugia, Italy, July 2–13, 2007
Trockenzeitniederschläge im tropischen Westafrika und ihr Zusammenhang mit außertropischen Höhentrögen
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A.
2007. Deutsch-Österreichisch-Schweizerische Meteorologen-Tagung (Dach 2007), Hamburg, Germany, September 10–14, 2007
A high-impact dry-season rainfall event in tropical West Africa and its dynamical relation to forcing from the extratropics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2007. 2nd International AMMA Conference (2007), Karlsruhe, Germany, November 26–30, 2007
Extra-tropically forced rainfall events during the monsoon pre-onset period 2006 – A case study
Pohle, S.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2007. 2nd International AMMA Conference (2007), Karlsruhe, Germany, November 26–30, 2007
2006
Synoptic-scale density current like flows related to evaporational cooling over the Sahara
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2006. 3rd European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2006), Vienna, Austria, April 2–7, 2006
An extreme Saharan dust outbreak in spring 2004 and its impact on the onset of the West African monsoon
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2006. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2006), Monterey, CA, USA, April 24–28, 2006
An unusual dry-season precipitation event over West Africa: The role of an extratropical upper-level disturbance for the heat low and a surge in the monsoonal southwesterlies
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2006. 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2006), Monterey, CA, USA, April 24–28, 2006
A high-impact dry-season precipitation event over West Africa: Extratropical influences on the heat low
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2006. Proceedings from the Second THORPEX International Science Symposium (STISS), WMO/TD No. 1355, 204–205
2005
An extreme Saharan dust outbreak in spring 2004 and its impact on the onset of the West African monsoon
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2005. 1st International AMMA Conference (2005), Dakar, Senegal, November 28–December 2, 2005
2004
Low-frequency rainfall variability in northwest Africa and the Sahelian and Sudanian zones
Schrage, J. M.; Fink, A. H.; Bruecher, T.; Christoph, M.; Knippertz, P.; Speth, P.
2004. 84th AMS Annual Conference (2004), Seattle, WA, USA, January 11–15, 2004
Tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in Northwest Africa: Part II: Dynamics
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Martin, J. E.
2004. 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2004), Miami, FL, USA, May 3–7, 2004
Tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in Northwest Africa: Part I: Synoptic description and climatological relevance
Christoph, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2004. 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2004), Miami, FL, USA, May 3–7, 2004
2003
An extreme precipitation event in southern Morocco in spring 2002 and some hydrological implications
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2003. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly (2003), Nice, France, April 6–11, 2003
Low-frequency rainfall variability in northwest Africa and in the Sahelo-Soudanian zone: Observations and causes
Fink, A. H.; Brücher, T.; Christoph, M.; Knippertz, P.; Speth, P.
2003. Proceedings of the Sixth German Climate Conference, 124–128
2002
Three late summer/early autumn cases of tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in Northwest Africa
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Reiner, A.; Speth, P.
2002. 27th vEGU21: European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2002), Nice, France, April 21–26, 2002

2013 and older


Ermert, V., A. H. Fink, and H. Paeth, 2013: Revisiting the potential effects of climate change on malaria transmission in Africa using regionalised climate projections. Climatic Change, 120, 741-754 10.1007/s10584-013-0851-z, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-013-0851-z.

Schuster, R., A. Fink, and P. Knippertz, 2013: Formation and maintenance of nocturnal low-level stratus over the southern West African monsoon region during AMMA 2006. J. Atmos. Sci., 70 (8), 2337-2355, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-12-0241.1.

Fröhlich, L., P. Knippertz, A. H. Fink, and E. Hohberger, 2013: An objective climatology of tropical plumes. J. Clim., 24(16), 5044-5060, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00351.1.

Davis J., Knippertz P., Fink A. H., 2013. The predictability of precipitation episodes during the West African dry season. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 139, 1047-1058, DOI:10.1002/qj.2014, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qj.2014/pdf.

Fink A. H., S. Pohle, J. Pinto, and P. Knippertz, 2012: Diagnosing the influence of diabatic processes on the explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones over the North Atlantic. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L07803, doi:10.1029/2012GL051025.

Samimi, C., A. H. Fink, and H. Paeth, 2012: The 2007 flood in the Sahel: Causes, characteristics and its presentation in the media and FEWS NET. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., doi:10.5194/nhess-12-1-2012, http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/12/313/2012/nhess-12-313-2012.pdf.

Schrage, J. M. and A. H. Fink, 2012: Nocturnal continental low-level stratus over tropical West Africa: Observations and possible mechanisms controlling its onset. Monthly Weather Review, 140 (6) 1794-1809, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00172.1, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00172.1.

Tompkins, A. M., D. J. Parker, S. Danour , L. Amekudzi, C. L. Bain, M. W. Douglas, A. H. Fink, D. I. F. Grimes, P. Knippertz, P. J. Lamb, K. J. Nicklin, and C. Yorke, 2012: The Ewiem Nimdie summer school series in Ghana: Capacity building in meteorological research, lessons learned, and future prospects. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 93(5), 595-601, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00098.1, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00098.1.

Waliser, D., P. M. Moncrieff, D. Burrridge, A. H. Fink, D. Gochis, B. N. Goswami, B. Guan, P. Harr, J. Heming, H.-H. Hsu, C. Jakob, M. Janinga, S. Jones, P. Knippertz, J. Marengo, H. Nguyen, M. Pope, Y. Sera, C. Thorncroft, and M. Wheeler, 2012: The "Year" of Tropical Convection (May 2008 to April 2010): Variability and Weather Highlights. Bull Amer. Met. Soc., 93(8), 1189-1218, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2011BAMS3095.1.

Knippertz P., A. H. Fink, R. Schuster, J. Trentmann, and C. Yorke, 2011: Ultra-Low Clouds over the Southern West African Monsoon Region. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L21808, doi:10.1029/2011GL049278.

Ermert V., A. H. Fink, A. P. Morse, and H. Paeth, 2011: The Impact of Regional Climate Change due to Greenhouse Forcing and Land-Use Changes on Malaria Risk in Tropical Africa. Environ. Health Perspect., 120, 77-84, doi:10.1289/ehp.1103681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1103681.

Bain C. L., D. J. Parker, N. Dixon, A. H. Fink, C. M. Taylor, B. Brooks, and S. F. Milton, 2011: Anatomy of an observed African Easterly Wave in July 2006. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 137, 923-933, DOI:10.1002/qj.812.

Ermert V., A. H. Fink, A. Jones and A. P. Morse, 2011b: Development of a new version of the Liverpool Malaria Model: II. Calibration and validation for West Africa. Malaria Journal, 10:62, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-62, http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-10-62.pdf.

Lafore J-P., C. Flammant, F. Guichard, D. J. Parker, D. Bouniol, A. H. Fink, V. Giraud, M. Gosset, N. Hall, H. Höller, S. Jones, A. Protat, R. Roca, F. Roux, F. Said, and C. D. Thorncroft, 2011: Progress in understanding of weather systems in West Africa. Atmos. Sci. Let., 12: 7–12, DOI: 10.1002/asl.335, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.335/pdf.

Ermert V., A. H. Fink, A. Jones und A. P. Morse, 2011a: Development of a new version of the Liverpool Malaria Model. I. Refining the parameter settings and mathematical formulation of basic processes based on a literature review. Malaria Journal, 10:35, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-35, http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-10-35.pdf.

Fink A. H., A. Agustí-Panareda, Parker D. J., 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, 2011: Operational meteorology in West Africa: observational networks, weather analysis and forecasting. Atmos. Sci. Let., 12: 135–141, DOI: 10.1002/asl.324, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.324/pdf.

Paeth H., N. M. J. Hall, M. A. Gartner, 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. Jakob, B. Rockel, F. Giorgi, and M. Rummukainen, 2011: Progress in regional downscaling of West African precipitation. Atmos. Sci. Let., 12, 75–82, DOI: 10.1002/asl.306, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.306/pdf.

Paeth H., A. H. Fink, S. Pohle, F. Keis, H. Mächel, and C. Samimi, 2011: Meteorological characteristics and potential causes of the 2007 flood in sub-Saharan Africa. International J. Climatol., 31, 1908-1926, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2199.

Fink, A. H., J. M. Schrage, and S. Kotthaus, 2010: On the potential causes of the non-stationary correlations between West African precipitation and Atlantic hurricane activity. J. Climate, 23, 5437-5456, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3356.1.

Klose, M., Y. Shao, M. Karremann, and A. H. Fink, 2010: Sahel Dust Zone and Synoptic Background. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L09802, doi:10.1029/2010GL042816.

Shao, Y., A. H. Fink, and M. Klose, 2010: Numerical Simulation of a Continental-Scale Saharan Dust Event. J. Geopyhs. Res., 115, D13205, doi:10.1029/2009JD012678.

Knippertz, P., A. H. Fink, and S. Pohle, 2009: Reply to “Comments on Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa and its Relation to Forcing from the Extratropics” by T. Spengler and J. Egger. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137 (9), 3151–3157, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2009MWR3006.1.

Fink A. H., T. Brücher, V. Ermert, A. Krüger, and J. G. Pinto, 2009: The European Storm Kyrill in January 2007: Synoptic Evolution and Considerations with Respect to Climate Change. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 405–423, http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/9/405/2009/nhess-9-405-2009.pdf.

Knippertz P. and A. H. Fink, 2009: Prediction of Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa and its Relation to Forcing from the Extratropics. Wea. Forecasting, 24 (4), 1064–1084, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2009WAF2222221.1.

Agustí-Panareda A., D. Vasiljevic, A. Beljaars, O. Bock, F. Guichard, M. Nuret, A. Garcia Mendez, E. Andersson, P. Bechtold, A. Fink, H. Hersbach, J.-P. Lafore, J-B. Ngamini, D. J. Parker, J.-L. Redelsperger, A. M. Tompkins, 2009: Radiosonde humidity bias correction over the West African region for the special AMMA reanalysis at ECMWF. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 135, 595-617.

Pinto J.G., S. Zacharias, A. H. Fink, G. C. Leckebusch, and U. Ulbrich, 2009: Factors contributing to the development of extreme North Atlantic cyclones and their relationship with the NAO. Clim. Dyn., 32, 711–737, doi: 10.1007/s00382-008-0396-4, http://www.springerlink.com/content/1133776314383r01/fulltext.pdf.

Christoph, M, A. Fink, B. Diekkrüger, S. Giertz, B. Reichert and P. Speth, 2008: IMPETUS: Implementing HELP in the Upper Ouémé Basin. Water SA, 34(4), 481-489 (HELP Special Issue, after registration available at: http://www.wrc.org.za/).

Born, K., A. H. Fink, and H. Paeth, 2008: Dry and Wet Periods in the Northwestern Maghreb for Present Day and Future Climate Conditions. Met. Zeitschrift, 17 (5), 533-551, DOI: 10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0313.

Parker, D. J., A. H. 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. A. Wilson, 2008: The AMMA radiosonde program and its implications for the future of atmospheric monitoring over Africa. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89(7), 1015–1027, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2008BAMS2436.1.
Paper was awarded as a Thomson Reuter Science Watch New Hot Papers paper in the field of Geosciences in September 2010: http://sciencewatch.com/dr/nhp/2010/10sepnhp/10sepnhpPark/.

Knippertz, P. and A. H. Fink, 2008: Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa and its Relation to Forcing from the Extratropics. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136 (9), 3579–3596, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2008MWR2295.1

Schrage, J. M. and A. H. Fink, 2007: Use of a Rain Gage Network to Infer the Influence of Environmental Factors on the Propagation of Quasi-Linear Convective Systems in West Africa. Wea. Forecasting, 22 (5), 1016–1030, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/WAF1037.1.

Pinto, J. G, T. Brücher, A. H. Fink, and A. Krüger, 2007: Extraordinary snow accumulations over parts of south-central Europe during the winter of 2005/06 and weather-related hazards. Weather, 62 (1), 16-21.

Schrage, J. M., S. Augustyn, and A. H. Fink, 2007: Nocturnal Stratiform Cloudiness during the West African Monsoon. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys, 95 (1–2), 73–86, doi: DOI: 10.1007/s00703-006-0194-7.

Schrage, J. M., A. H. Fink, V. Ermert, and E. D. Ahlonsou, 2006: Three MCS Cases Occurring in Different Synoptic Environments in the Sub-Sahelian Wet Zone during the 2002 West African Monsoon. J. Atmos. Sci., 63 (9), 2369-2382, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/JAS3757.1.

Knippertz, P. and A. H. Fink, 2006: Tropical plumes: A visible sign of tropical–extratropical interactions. promet, 32(3), 144-153 (In German, English abstract), http://www.dmg-ev.de/gesellschaft/publikationen/pdf/promet/Vol_32_3-4.pdf.

Fink, A.H, 2006: The West African Monsoon. promet, 32(3), 114-122 (In German, English abstract), http://www.dmg-ev.de/gesellschaft/publikationen/pdf/promet/Vol_32_3-4.pdf.

Knippertz, P. and A. H. Fink, 2006: Synoptic and Dynamic Aspects of an Extreme Springtime Saharan Dust Outbreak. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc, 132, 1153-1177, doi: 10.1256/qj.05.109.

Fink, A. H., D. G. Vincent, and V. Ermert, 2006: Rainfall Types in the West African Soudanian Zone during the Summer Monsoon 2002. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134 (8), 2143-2164, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/MWR3182.1.

Fink, A. H., T. Brücher, A. Krüger, G. C. Leckebusch, J. G. Pinto, and U. Ulbrich, 2004: The 2003 European summer heat waves and drought – synoptic diagnosis and impacts. Weather; 59 (8), 209-216.

Fink, A. H., D. G. Vincent, P. Reiner, and P. Speth, 2004: Mean state and wave disturbances during phases I, II, and III of GATE based on ERA-40. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132 (7), 1661-1683, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0493(2004)132<1661:MSAWDD>2.0.CO;2.

Vollmert, P., A. H. Fink and H. Besler, 2003: „Ghana Dry Zone“ und „Dahomey Gap“: Ursachen für eine Niederschlagsanomalie im tropischen Westafrika (in German). Erde, 134 (4), 375-393.

Ulbrich, U., T. Brücher, A. H. Fink, A. Krüger and G.C. Leckebusch, J. Pinto, 2003: The central European floods in August 2002. Part II: Synoptic causes and considerations with respect to climate change. Weather, 58 (10), 434-442.

Ulbrich, U., T. Brücher, A. H. Fink, A. Krüger and G.C. Leckebusch, J. Pinto, 2003: The central European floods in August 2002. Part I: Rainfall periods and flood development. Weather, 58 (10), 371-377.

Fink, A. H. and A. Reiner, 2003: Spatio-temporal Variability of the Relation between African Easterly Waves and West African Squall Lines in 1998 and 1999. J. of Geophys Res., 108(D11), ACL 5-1–5-17, 4332, doi:10.1029/2002JD002816.

Fink, A. H. and P. Knippertz, 2003: An extreme precipitation event in southern Morocco and some hydrological implications. Weather, 58 (10), 377-386.

Fink, A. H. and D. G. Vincent, 2003: Tropical cyclone environments over the northeastern Pacific, including mid-level dry intrusion cases. Meterol. Atmos. Phys., 84 (3-4), 293-315.

Knippertz, P., A. H. Fink, A. Reiner, and P. Speth, 2003: Three late summer/early autumn cases of tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in northwestern Africa. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131 (1), 116-135, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0493(2003)131<0116:TLSEAC>2.0.CO;2.

Vincent, D.G. and A. H. Fink, 2001: Tropical Cyclone Environments over the Northeastern and Northwestern Pacific Based on ERA-15 Analyses. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128 (8), 1928-1948, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0493(2001)129<1928:TCEOTN>2.0.CO;2.

U. Ulbrich, A. H. Fink, M. Klawa and J. G. Pinto, 2001: Three extreme storms over Europe in December 1999. Weather, 56 (3), 70-80.

Schrage, J. M., D. G. Vincent, and A. H. Fink, 1999: Modulations of intraseasonal (25-70 day) processes by the superimposed ENSO cycle across the Pacific basin. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 70 (1-2), 15-27.

Fink, A. H. and P. Speth, 1998: Tropical Cyclones (Review article). Naturwissenschaften, 85 (10), 482-493.

Schnadt, C., A. Fink, D. G. Vincent, J. M. Schrage, and P. Speth, 1998: Tropical cyclones, 6-25 day oscillations, and tropical-extratropical interactions over the northwestern Pacific. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 68 (3-4), 151-169.

Vincent, D. G, A. Fink, J. M. Schrage, and P. Speth, 1998: High and Low Frequency Intraseasonal Variance of OLR on Annual and ENSO Time Scales. J. Climate, 11 (5), 968-986, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0442(1998)011<0968:HALFIV>2.0.CO;2.

Fink, A. and P. Speth, 1997: Some potential forcing mechanisms of the year-to-year variability of the tropical convection and its intraseasonal (25-70 day) variability. Int. J. of Climatol., 17 (14), 1513-1534.

Fink, A., U. Ulbrich, and H. Engel, 1996: Aspects of the January 1995 flood in Germany. Weather, 51 (2), 34-39.

U. Ulbrich and A. Fink, 1995: The January 1995 flood in Germany: Meteorological versus Hydrological Causes. Phys. Chem. Earth, 20.(5-6), 439-444.

Vincent, D.G., Th. Sperling, A. Fink, S. Zube, and P. Speth, 1991: Intraseasonal Oscillation of Convective activity in the Tropical Southern Hemisphere: May 1984 - April 1986. J. Climate, 4 (1), 40-53, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0442(1991)004<0040:IOOCAI>2.0.CO;2.

 

Book contributions


Christoph C., A. H. Fink, B. Diekkrüger, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, B. Reichert, M. Rössler, and P. Speth, 2011: Effizienter und tragfähiger Umgang mit Süßwasser anhand zweier Fallbeispiele in Nordwest- bzw. Westafrika (Chapter 4.4, in German). In: Lozán, J. L., H. Graßl, L. Karbe, P. Hupfer, and C.-D. Schönwiese (Eds.). WARNSIGNAL KLIMA: Genug Wasser für alle? 3. Edition (e-book only), p. 473-480, http://www.climate-service-center.de/imperia/md/content/csc/warnsignalklima/warnsignal_klima_kap4_4.4_christoph.pdf.

Speth P. and A. H. Fink, 2010: Introduction (Chapter I). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 6-11, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Fink A. H., M. Christoph, V. Ermert, A. Kuhn, T. Heckelei and B. Diekkrüger, 2010: Impacts of Global Change south of the Sahara (Chapter I-2.1). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 16-23, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Fink A. H., M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, B. Reichert, A. Kuhn and T. Heckelei, 2010: Impacts of Global Change north of the Sahara (Chapter I-2.2). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 24-28, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Fink A. H., M .Christoph, K. Born, T. Brücher, K. Piecha, S. Pohle, O. Schulz and V. Ermert, 2010: Regional geography of West and Northwest Africa: An Introduction – Climate (Chapter I-3.4). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 54-58, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Pohle S., A. H. Fink, S. Giertz, and B. Diekkrüger, 2010: Hydro-meteorological measurements in Benin (Chapter I-4.1). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, pp. 108-113, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Fink A. H., H. Paeth, V. Ermert, S. Pohle and M. Diederich, 2010: Meteorological processes influencing the weather and climate of Benin (Chapter I-5.1). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, pp. 135-149, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Born K., A. H. Fink and P. Knippertz, 2010: Meteorological processes influencing the weather and climate of Morocco (Chapter I-5.2). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, pp. 150-163, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Speth P. and A. H. Fink, 2010: Summary (Chapter I-9). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 344-349, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Christoph M., A. H. Fink, H. Paeth, K. Born., M. Kerschgens and K. Piecha, 2010: Climate scenarios (Chapter II-3.2). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, Speth P., Christoph M., Diekkrüger B., Bollig M., Fink A. H., Goldbach H., Heckelei T., Menz G., Reichert B., Rössler M. (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 402-425, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Speth P., B. Diekkrüger and A. H. Fink, 2010: Summary and conclusions (Chapter II-6). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 650-655, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

Born, K., M. Christoph, A. H. Fink, P. Knippertz, H. Paeth, and P. Speth, 2008: Moroccan Climate in the Present and Future: Combined View from Observational Data and Regional Climate Scenarios. In: Climatic Changes and Water Resources in the Middle East and in North Africa, Zereini and Hoetzl (Eds.), Springer Press, Vienna, 29-45, ISBN 978-3-540-85046-5.

Fink A. H., M. Christoph, and B Reichert, 2008: GLOWA – Global Change and the Hydrological Cycle (Available in English, German, and French). IMPETUS. IHP/HWRP-Berichte, Heft 7, ISSN 1614-1180, pp. 71.

Fink, A. H., B. Reichert, and M. Christoph, 2008: IMPETUS - An integrated approach to the efficient management of scarce water resources in West Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 3, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

Fink, A. H., S. Kotthaus, and S. Pohle, 2008: Rainfall Variability in West Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 11-12, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

Fink, A. H., S. Pohle, and R. Hoffmann, 2008: Spatial and Temporal Rainfall Climatologies of Benin. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 21–22, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

Fink, A. H., K. Piecha, T. Brücher, and P. Knippertz, 2008: Precipitation Variability in Northwest Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Schulz O. and Judex M. (Ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-6-4 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 11-12, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/

Fink, A. H. and S. Giertz, 2008: The Hydro-Meteorological Network of the HVO. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 31–32, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

Born, K., K. Piecha, and A. H. Fink, 2008: Shifting Climate Zones in the Northwestern Maghreb. In: IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Schulz O. and Judex M. (Ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-6-4 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 13-14, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

Born, K., K. Piecha, and A. H. Fink, 2008: Regional Patterns of Rainfall and Temperature in the Drâa region. In: IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Schulz O. and Judex M. (Ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-6-4 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 15-16, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

Ermert, V., A. H. Fink; A. P. Morse, A. E. Jones, and H. Paeth, 2008: Impact of Climate Change on Malaria Risk in West Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 15–16, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

 

Other publications


Redelsperger J.-L., C.D. Thorncroft, D.J. Parker, S. Janicot, E. Afiesimama, A. Boone, P. Brandt, S. Danuor, A. Dia, A. Diedhiou, A. Diongue, A.H. Fink, R. Folorunsho, M. Kadi, A. Konaré, S. Konaté, T. Lebel, B. Sultan, R. Washington, 2012: An update on AMMA activities in the CLIVAR framework. CLIVAR Exchanges, No. 60, pp. 14-17

Fink A. H., M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, B. Reichert, M. Rössler and P. Speth, 2010: Impacts of Global Change on the hydrological cycle in West and Northwest Africa, Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 112, Nr. 384, 193-200.