Below is a list of publications (journal articles, book chapters, theses, reports, ) produced by PREFACE. For policy briefs and related outreach material, including presentations, please visit our outreach and presentations pages.

PREFACE publications (peer-reviewed)

For the most recent list of publications, click here: Updated on 05.11.2018.

PREFACE book chapters

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PREFACE theses

2018

2017

2016

  • Bordbar MH (2016): Ensemble global warming integrations with a coupled ocean-atmosphere model. PhD thesis. Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany.
  • Chukwudi S. Ekwezuo (2016): Climate model simulation and projections of precipitation changes over West Africa. M.Sc Thesis, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
  • Claus M (2016): Shallow Water Models of the Atlantic Equatorial Deep Jets. PhD thesis. Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany.
  • Diogoul N (2016): Analyse acoustique et bibliographique du compartiment pélagique planctonique sur le plateau continental Sénégalais. M.Sc. Thesis. Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Senegal.
  • Diouf I (2016): Climate and health: Observations and Modelling of seasonal malaria incidence for its prediction over Senegal and Sahel. PhD thesis. Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Senegal.
  • Harlass J (2016): Tropical Atlantic bias dependence on atmospheric model resolution. PhD thesis. Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany.
  • Klenz T (2016): Seasonal variability of the boundary circulation, water masses and oxygen content in the coastal upwelling region of the eastern tropical North Atlantic. M.Sc. thesis. Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany.
  • Luedke J (2016): Seasonal mixed layer heat and salinity budgets in the south eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean. Master thesis, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Kiel, Germany.
  • Svendsen L (2016): Impacts of Atlantic multi-decadal variability on the Indo-Pacific and Northern Hemisphere climate. PhD thesis, University of Bergen, Norway.
  • Toure A (2016): Contribution à l’amélioration des connaissances sur la dynamique migratoire des populations de petits pélagiques dans un contexte de changements climatiques : le cas de la sardinelle ronde (Sardinella aurita) d’Afrique du Nord-Ouest. M.Sc. Thesis. Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Senegal.
  • Tuchen FP (2016): Intraseasonal variability of the equatorial Atlantic Ocean. M.Sc. Thesis. Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany.

2015

  • Burmeister, Alina (2015): Tropical Atlantic SST variability with focus on the extreme events in 2009. Master thesis, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
  • Diakhaté, Moussa (2015): Couplage océan-atmosphère en Atlantique tropical aux échelles intra-saisonnières à saisonnières. PhD thesis, UPMC, France and UCAD, Senegal
  • Djakouré, Sandrine A. K. (2015): ANALYSE NUMERIQUE DE LA CIRCULATION OCEANIQUE DE LA REGION NORD DU GOLFE DE GUINEE (Numerical Analysis of the Oceanic Circulation in the Northern region of the Gulf of Guinea”. PhD thesis, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin (CIPMA-UNESCO, IRD)
  • Martín del Rey, Marta (2015): Tropical Atlantic influence on the Pacific: Air-sea interactions and modulations. PhD thesis, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Milinski, Sebastian (2015): Tropical Atlantic biases in the MPI-Earth system model at different resolutions. Master thesis, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Kiel, Germany
  • Nubi, Olubunmi O. (2015): INFLUENCE OF EQUATORIAL UPWELLING ON NUTRIENTS DISTRIBUTION AND BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTIVITY IN THE EASTERN EQUATORIAL ATLANTIC (Influence de l’upwelling équatorial sur la distribution des sels nutritifs et la production biologique dans l’Atlantique Est Equatorial). PhD thesis, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin (CIPMA-UNESCO, IRD)
  • Planton, Yann (2015): Sources de la variabilité interannuelle de la langue d’eau froide Atlantique. PhD thesis in Ocean, Atmosphere. Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, France (CNRM-MF)
  • Yandjimain J. (2015): Evaluation des modèles océaniques dans le Golfe de Guinée, Master thesis, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

2014

  • Gandote, Edwige E. (2014): Révision des mécanismes physiques du forçage et la variabilité temporelle de l’indice d’upwelling côtier ivoiro-ghanéen : une approche statistique. Master thesis, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin (CIPMA-UNESCO, IRD)
  • Nkwinkwa Njouodo, Arielle S. (2014): Variabilité interannuelle de la langue d’eau froide de l’Atlantique tropical. Master thesis, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin (CIPMA-UNESCO, IRD)
  • Schlundt, Michael (2014): Mixed layer heat and salinity variability in the equatorial Atlantic. PhD thesis, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
  • Sonkoué, Denis (2014): Ondes d’instabilités tropicales en Atlantique tropical observées par satellites. Master thesis, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin (CIPMA-UNESCO, IRD)
  • Tchilibou, Michel L. (2014): Variabilité des minima de salinité de surface des océans Pacifique et Atlantique tropical nord (1979-2009). Master thesis, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin (CIPMA-UNESCO, IRD)

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“The research leading to these results received funding from the EU FP7/2007-2013 under grant agreement no. 603521.”

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