Research Interests:

Drivers of and trends in organised convection, land-atmosphere interactions, climate dynamics, convection-permitting models

Projects:

Spatio-temporal variability in water availability and demand in the Peruvian Andes (AgroClim)

Nowcasting FLood Impacts of Convective storms in the Sahel

African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis - 2050


Publications:


Klein C, Taylor CM (2020): Dry soils can intensify mesoscale convective systems, PNAS, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2007998117

Taylor, CM.; Fink, AH; Klein, C; Parker, DJ.; Guichard, F; Harris, PP.; Knapp, KR. (2018) Earlier seasonal onset of intense mesoscale convective systems in the Congo Basin since 1999. Geophy. Res. Lett., 45 (24), https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL080516

Bliefernicht, J.; Berger, S.; Salack, S.; Guug, S.; Hingerl, L.; Heinzeller, D.; Mauder, M.; Steinbrecher, R.; Steup, G.; Bossa, A.Y.; Waongo, M.; Quansah, E.; Balogun, A.A.; Yira, Y.; Arnault, J.; Wagner, S.; Klein, C.; [...]. (2018) The WASCAL hydrometeorological observatory in the Sudan Savanna of Burkina Faso and Ghana. Vadose Zone Journal, 17 (1), 180065. 20, pp. https://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2018.03.0065

Crook, Julia; Klein, C.; Folwell, Sonja; Taylor, Christopher M.; Parker, Douglas J.; Stratton, Rachel; Stein, Thorwald. (2019), Assessment of the representation of West African storm lifecycles in convection-permitting simulations. Earth and Space Science,  https://doi.org/10.1029/2018EA000491

Heinzeller D., Dieng D., Smiatek G., Olusegun C., Klein C., Hamann I., Salack S., Kunstmann H. (2018): The WASCAL high-resolution regional climate simulation ensemble for West Africa: concept, dissemination, assessment, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 815-835, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-815-2018

Klein C., Belušić D., Taylor C.M. (2018): Wavelet scale analysis of mesoscale convective systems for detecting deep convection from infrared imagery, JGR-Atmos, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JD027432

Taylor C.M., Belušić D., Guichard F., Parker D. J., Vischel T., Bock O., Harris P.P., Janicot S., Klein C., Panthou G. (2017): Frequency of extreme Sahelian storms tripled since 1982 in satellite observations. Nature 544 , 475–478, https://doi.org/10.1038/nature22069

Klein C., Bliefernicht J., Heinzeller D., Gessner U., Klein I., Kunstmann H. (2017): Feedback of observed interannual vegetation change: a regional climate model analysis for the West African monsoon, Clim. Dyn., https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-016-3237-x

Salack, S., Klein C., Giannini A., Sarr B., Worou N.O., Belko N., Bliefernicht J., Kunstmann H. (2016): Global warming induced hybrid rainy seasons in the Sahel, Env. Res. Letters, 11(10), https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/10/104008

Klein C., D. Heinzeller, J. Bliefernicht, H. Kunstmann (2015): Variability of West African monsoon patterns generated by a WRF multi-physics ensemble, Clim.Dyn,45(9-10),2733–2755, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-015-2505-5

 

 


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