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Submitted 2010-2011:

Boyouk N., M. Haeffelin, I. Gultepe, J.-C. Dupont, T. Elias, Characterization of aerosols during the 2007 Paris Fog Campaign using ground based measurements of particles and meteorology. Submitted to Pure and Applied Geophysics, November 2010.

Dupont J.-C., M. Haeffelin, A. Protat, D. Bouniol, N. Boyouk, Y. Morille : Stratus fog formation and dissipation. A 6-day case study. Submitted to Boundary Layer Meteorology, November 2010 (ISARS 2010 special issue).

Dupont, J.C., M. Haeffelin, Y. Morille, J. M. Comstock, C. Flynn, C. N. Long, C. Sivaraman, R. K. Newson: Cloud properties derived from two lidars over the ARM SGP site. Submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, November 2010.

Haeffelin, M., F. Angelini, Y. Morille, G. Martucci, S. Frey, G.-P. Gobbi, S. Lolli, C. D. O'Dowd, L. Sauvage, I. Xueref-Rémy, B. Wastine: Evaluation of mixing height retrievals from automatic profiling lidars and ceilometers in view of future integrated networks in Europe. Submitted to Boundary Layer Meteorology, November 2010 (ISARS 2010 special issue).


Bouniol, D. A. Protat, J. Delanoë, J. Pelon, D. Donovan, J.-M. Piriou, A. Tompkins, D. Wilson, Y. Morille, M. Haeffelin, E. O'Connor, and R. Hogan : Using continuous ground-based radar and lidar measurements for evaluating the representation of clouds in four operational models. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2010 ; e-View doi: 10.1175/2010JAMC2333.1

Colette A.; O. Favez; F. Meleux; L. Chiappini; M. Haeffelin, Y. Morille; L. Malherbe; A. Papin; B. Bessagnet; L. Menut; E. Leoz; L. Rouïl. Assessing in near real time the impact of the April 2010 Eyjafjallajökull ash plume on air quality. Atmospheric Environment Short Communication. Ref: ATMENV-D-10-00722R2. In press.

Dupont, J.-C., M. Haeffelin, C. Long : Cirrus cloud radiative effect on surface-level shortwave and longwave irradiances at regional and global scale. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 9, 1-56, 2009.

Dupont, J.-C., M. Haeffelin, Y. Morille, V. Noël, P. Keckhut, D. Winker, J. Comstock, P. Chervet, A. Roblin, 2010 : Macrophysical and optical properties of midlatitude high-altitude clouds from 4 ground-based lidars and collocated CALIOP observations. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JD011943, in press.

Haeffelin, M., T. Bergot, T. Elias, R. Tardif, D. Carrer, P. Chazette, M. Colomb, P. Drobinski, E. Dupont, J-C. Dupont, L. Gomes, L. Musson-Genon, C. Pietras, A. Plana-Fattori, A. Protat, J. Rangognio, J-C. Raut, S. Rémy, D. Richard, J. Sciare, X. Zhang, 2010. PARISFOG: Shedding New Light on Fog Physical Processes. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 767-783. doi: 10.1175/2009BAMS2671.1

Naud, C. M., A. D. Del Genio, M. Haeffelin, Y. Morille, V. Noel, J.-C. Dupont, D. D. Turner, C. Lo, and J. Comstock (2010), Thermodynamic phase profiles of optically thin midlatitude clouds and their relation to temperature, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D11202, doi:10.1029/2009JD012889


Al-Sakka H., Weill A., Le Gac C., Ney R., Chardenal L., Vinson J.P., Barthes L., Dupont E.CURIE: a low power X-band, low atmospheric Boundary Layer Doppler radar. Meteorologische Zeitschrift 18 (2009) 267-276

Champollion, C.,  P. Drobinski, M. Haeffelin,  O. Bock, J. Tarniewicz,  M.-N. Bouin, R. Vautard: Water vapour variability induced by urban/rural surface heterogeneities during convective conditions. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 135: 000-000(2009).

Elias, T., M. Haeffelin, P. Drobinski, L. Gomes, J. Rangognio, T. Bergot, P. Chazette, J.-C. Raut, M. Colomb, 2009: Particulate contribution to extinction of visible radiation:pollution, haze, and fog. Atmospheric Research 92, 443-454.

Plana-Fattori, A., G. Brogniez, P. Chervet, M. Haeffelin, O. Lado-Bordowsky, Y. Morille, F. Parol, J. Pelon, A. Roblin, G. Sèze and C. Stubenrauch, Comparison of high cloud characteristics as estimated by selected spaceborne observations and ground-based lidar datasets, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48, 1142-1160, 2009, DOI: 10.1175/2009JAMC1964.1

Protat, A., and Coauthors, 2009: Assessment of Cloudsat Reflectivity Measurements and Ice Cloud Properties Using Ground-Based and Airborne Cloud Radar Observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26, 1717-1741


Bergot T, M. Haeffelin, L. Musson-Genon, R. Tardif, M. Colomb, C. Boitel, G. Bouhours, T. Bourriane, D. Carrer, J. Challet, P. Chazette, P. Drobinski, E. Dupont, J.-C. Dupont, T. Elias, C. Fesquet, O. Garrouste, L. Gomes, A. Guerin, F. Lapouge, Y. Lefranc, D. Legain, P. Morange, C. Pietras, A. Plana-Fattori, A. Protat, J. Rangognio, J. C. Raut, S. Remy, D. Richard, B. Romand, X. Zhang ParisFog : des chercheurs dans le brouillard. La Météorologie, N°62, août 2008.

Bäumer, D., R. Rinke, and B. Vogel, 2008 : Weekly periodicities of Aerosol Optical Thickness over Central Europe - evidence of an anthropogenic direct aerosol effect. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 83-90, 2008.

Dupont J.-C. , M. Haeffelin, 2008: Observed instantaneous cirrus radiative forcing on surface-level shortwave and longwave irradiances, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2008JD009838.

Dupont, J., M. Haeffelin, and C. N. Long (2008), Evaluation of cloudless-sky periods detected by shortwave and longwave algorithms using lidar measurements, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10815, doi:10.1029/2008GL033658.

Dupont J.-C. , M. Haeffelin, P. Drobinski, and T. Besnard, 2008 : Parametric model to estimate clear-sky longwave irradiance at the surface based on vertical distribution of humidity and temperature. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D07203, doi:10.1029/2007JD009046.

Gibert, F., I. Xuéref-Rémy, L. Joly, M. Schmidt, J. Cuesta, K. J. Davis, M. Ramonet, P. H. Flamant, B. Parvitte, V. Zéninari. A Case Study of CO2 , CO and Particles Content Evolution in the Suburban Atmospheric Boundary Layer Using a 2-µm Doppler DIAL, a 1-µm Backscatter Lidar and an Array of In-situ Sensors. Boundary-Layer Meteorol (2008) 128:381-401.

Papayannis, A., et al. (2008), Systematic lidar observations of Saharan dust over Europe in the frame of EARLINET (2000 - 2002), J. Geophys. Res., 113, D10204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009028.


Barthlott C., Drobinski P., Fesquet C., Dubos T., Pietras C., 2007: Long-term study of coherent structures in the atmospheric surface layer. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 125/1, pp 1-24.

Chiriaco M., H. Chepfer, P. Minnis, M. Haeffelin, S. Platnick,  V. Noël, S. Sun-Mack, G. Wind, D. Baumgardner,  M. McGill, P. Dubuisson, D. Spangenberg and J. Pelon, 2007 : Comparison of CALIPSO-Like, LaRC, and MODIS Retrievals of Ice-Cloud Properties over SIRTA in France and Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Vol. 46, No. 3, pages 249--272.

Colette A.; L. Menut; M. Haeffelin; Y. Morille ; Impact of the Long Range Transport of Aerosols on the Air Quality in the Paris Area ; 2007 ; Atmos. Env., Vol 42/2 pp 390-402.

Coindreau O., F. Hourdin, M. Haeffelin, A. Mathieu, C. Rio, 2007 : Assessment of Physical Parameterizations Using a Global Climate Model with Stretchable Grid and Nudging. Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 135, No. 4, pages 1474-1489.

Delanoe J, Protat A, Bouniol D, Heymsfield A, Bansemer A, and Brown  P, 2007: The characterization of ice cloud properties from Doppler radar measurements, J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 46, pp. 1682-1698.

Illingworth, A.J., R.J. Hogan, E.J. O'Connor, D. Bouniol, M.E. Brooks, J. Delanoë, D.P. Donovan, J.D. Eastment, N. Gaussiat, J.W.F. Goddard, M. Haeffelin, H.K. Baltink, O.A. Krasnov, J. Pelon, J.M. Piriou, A. Protat, H.W.J. Russchenberg, A. Seifert, A.M. Tompkins, G.J. van Zadelhoff, F. Vinit, U. Willén, D.R. Wilson, and C.L. Wrench, 2007: Cloudnet, Continuous Evaluation of Cloud Profiles in Seven Operational Models Using Ground-Based Observations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 883-898.

Morille Y., M. Haeffelin, P. Drobinski, J. Pelon, 2007: "STRAT: An Automated Algorithm to Retrieve the Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere from Single-Channel Lidar Data". J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., Vol. 24, No. 5, pages 761-775.

Noel V. and M. Haeffelin, 2007 : Mid-latitude Cirrus Clouds and Multiple Tropopauses from four years of lidar observations over the SIRTA observatory. J. Geophys. Res., VOL. 112, D13206, doi:10.1029/2006JD007753, 2007.

Protat A.1, Delanoë J.1, Bouniol D.2, Heymsfield A.3, Bansemer A.3, Brown P.4 ; Evaluation of ice water content retrievals from radar reflectivity and temperature using a large airborne in-situ microphysical database ; 2007 ; J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 46, pp. 557-572.


Chiriaco M., R. Vautard, H. Chepfer, M. Haeffelin, J. Dudhia, Y. Wanherdrick, Y. Morille et A. Protat, 2006 : The Ability of MM5 to Simulate Ice Clouds : Systematic Comparison between Simulated and Measured Fluxes and Lidar/Radar Profiles at SIRTA Atmospheric Observatory. Month. Weath. Rev., 134, 897 - 918.

Mathieu A., A., Piriou, J.-M., Haeffelin, M., Drobinski, P., Vinit, F., and Bouyssel, F.: Identification of error sources in planetary boundary layer cloud forecast using SIRTA observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L19812, doi:10.1029/2006GL026001.

Protat A., M. Haeffelin, A. Armstrong, Y. Morille, J. Pelon, J. Delanoë, and D. Bouniol, 2006: The impact of conditional sampling and instrumental limitations on the statistics of cloud properties derived from cloud radar and lidar at SIRTA. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2005GL025340.

Noel V., M. Haeffelin, Y. Morille, H. Chepfer, 2006 : Classification of Ice Crystal Shapes in Midlatitude Ice Clouds from Three Years of Lidar Observations over the SIRTA Observatory," Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 63, No. 11, pages 2978-2991.



Cadet B., V. Giraud, M. Haeffelin, P. Keckhut, A. Rechou, S. Baldy, Improved retrievals of cirrus cloud optical properties using a combination of lidar methods, Applied Optics, issue 9, Volume 44, 2005

Chiriaco M., H. Chepfer, V. Noël, M. Haeffelin, P. Yang, A. Delaval et P. Drobinski : Dual Lidar Observations at 10.6 µm and 532 nm for Retrieving semi-transparent Cirrus Cloud Properties. J. Appl. Meteo. And Clim., 45, 537 - 555.

Daloze J-F., M. Haeffelin, Validation of SAFNWC/MSG Cloud Top Height using ground-based lidar and radar measurements. Visiting Scientist report, CMS Lannion, March 2005. Report available on : http://www.meteorologie.eu.org/safnwc/publis.htm

Delanoë J., A. Protat, J. Testud, D. Bouniol, A. J. Heymsfield, A. Bansemer, P. R. A. Brown, and R. M. Forbes, 2005: Statistical properties of the normalized ice particle size distribution, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10201, doi:10.1029/2004JD005405.

Haeffelin, M., L. Barthès, O. Bock, C. Boitel, S. Bony, D. Bouniol, H. Chepfer, M. Chiriaco, J. Cuesta, J. Delanoë, P. Drobinski, J-L. Dufresne, C. Flamant, M. Grall, A. Hodzic, F. Hourdin, F. Lapouge, Y. Lemaître, A. Mathieu, Y. Morille, C. Naud, V. Noël, B. O'Hirok, J. Pelon, C. Pietras, A. Protat, B. Romand, G. Scialom, R. Vautard, 2005: SIRTA, a ground-based atmospheric observatory for cloud and aerosol research." Annales Geophysicae, 23, pp 253-275.

Tinel, C., J. Testud, J. Pelon, R.H. Hogan, A. Protat, J. Delanoë, and D. Bouniol, 2005: The retrieval of ice cloud properties from cloud radar and lidar synergy. Journal of Applied Meteorology, Vol. 44, No. 6, pages 860-875.



Chiriaco M., H. Chepfer, V. Noel, A. Delaval, M. Haeffelin, P. Dubuisson, and P. Yang , 2004: Improving retrievals of cirrus cloud particle size coupling lidar and three-channel radiometric techniques, Monthly Weather Review 32, 1684-1700

Hodzic A., Chepfer H., Vautard R., Chazette P., Beekmann M., Bessagnet B., Chatenet B., Cuesta J., Drobinski P., Goloub P., Haeffelin M., Morille Y., 2004: Comparison of aerosol chemistry transport model simulations with lidar and Sun photometer observations at a site near Paris, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D23201, doi:10.1029/2004JD004735

Matthias V., J. Bösenberg, V. Freudenthaler, A. Amodeo, D. Balis, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comeron, A. Delaval, F. de Tomasi, R. Eixmann, A. Hågård, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, V. Rizi, J.A. Rodriguez, V. Simeonov, X. Wang, "Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 1. Instruments", Appl. Opt. 43, N. 4, 961-976, 2004.

Naud N., M. Haeffelin, P. Muller, Y. Morille, A. Delaval, 2004: "Assessment of MISR and MODIS cloud top heights through comparison with a back-scattering lidar at SIRTA". Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L04114, doi:10.1029/2003GL018976.



Noël V., H. Chepfer, G. Ledanois, A. Delaval, P. Flamant, 2002 : Classification of particle effective shape ratios in cirrus clouds based on lidar depolarization ratio, Applied Optics 41 (21), 4245-4257.

Tinel, C., J. testud, A. Protat, J. Pelon, Microphysical and radiative properties of ice clouds using a cloud radar-lidar algorithm. Proceedings of ERAD (2002): 184-189. Copernicus GmbH 2002



Bösenberg, J., A. Ansmann, J.M. Baldasano, D. Balis, Ch. Böckmann, B. Calpini, A. Chaikovsky, P. Flamant, A. Hagard, V. Mitev, A. Papayannis, J. Pelon, D. Resendes, J. Schneider, N. Spinelli, Th. Trickl, G. Vaughan, G. Visconti, M. Wiegner,: EARLINET: A European Aerosol Research Lidar Network, in: Advances in Laser Remote Sensing, Eds: A. Dabas, Claude Loth and Jacques Pelon, ISBN 2-7302-0798-8, 155-158, 2001

Fochesatto J., Drobinski P., Flamant C., Guédalia D., Sarrat C., Flamant P.H., Pelon J. , 2001 : Evidence of Dynamical Coupling Between the Residual Layer and the Developing Convective Boundary Layer. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 99, 451-464