Climate and Land

The Regional Climate Group at San Diego State University

Mu Y, Biggs T, De Sales F (2021) Forests Mitigate Drought in an Agricultural Region of the Brazilian Amazon: Atmospheric Moisture Tracking to Identify Critical Source Areas. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1029/2020GL091380.

Monteverde C and De Sales F (2020) Impacts of global warming on southern California’s winegrape climate suitability. Advances in Climate Change Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.accre.2020.08.002.

Rother D and De Sales F (2020) Impact of Wildfire on the Surface Energy Balance in Six California Case Studies. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. DOI: 10.1007/s10546-020-00562-5.

De Sales F, Santiago T, Biggs T, Mullan K, Sills E (2020) Impacts of Protected Area Deforestation on Dry-season Regional Climate in the Brazilian Amazon. Journal of Geophysical Research. DOI: 10.1029/2020JD03304.

De Sales F and Rother D (2020) A New Coupled Modeling Approach to Simulate Terrestrial Water Storage in Southern California. Water. DOI: 10.3390/w12030808.

Kebe I, Diallo I, Sylla M.B, De Sales F, Diedhio, A (2020) Late 21st Century Projected Changes in the Relationship between Precipitation, African Easterly Jet, and African Easterly Waves. Atmosphere 2020, 11, 353. DOI: 10.3390/atmos11040353.

Diallo I, Xue Y, Li Q, De Sales F, Li W (2019) Dynamical downscaling the impact of spring Western U.S. land surface temperature on the 2015 flood extremes at the Southern Great Plains: Effect of domain choice, dynamic cores and land surface parameterization. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-019-04630-6.

De Sales F, Okin GS, Xue Y, Dintwe K (2018) On the effect of wildfires on precipitation in Southern Africa. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4174-7.

Lee J, Xue Y, De Sales F, et al. (2018) Evaluation of multi-decadal UCLA-CFSv2 simulation and impact of interactive atmospheric-ocean feedback on global and regional variability. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4351-8.

De Sales F, Xue Y, Okin GS (2016) Impact of burned areas on the northern African seasonal climate from the perspective of regional modeling. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2522-4.

Xue Y, De Sales F, et al. (2016) West African monsoon decadal variability and drought and surface-related forcings: Second West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation Project Experiment (WAMME 2). Climate Dynamics. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3224-2.

Boone A, Xue Y, De Sales F, Comer RE, Hagos S, Mahanama S, Schiro K, Song G, Wang G, Li S, Mechoso CR (2016) The regional impact of Land-Use Land-cover Change (LULCC) over West Africa from an ensemble of global climate models under the auspices of the WAMME2 project. Climate Dynamics. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3252-y.

Xue Y, Oaida C, Diallo I, Neelin J, Li S, De Sales F, Gu Y, Robinson D, Vasic R, Lan Y (2016) Spring land temperature anomalies in northwestern US and the summer drought over Southern Plains and adjacent areas. Environmental Research Letters. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/4/044018.

Yu Gu, Xue Y, De Sales F, Liou KN (2015) A GCM investigation of dust aerosol impact on the regional climate of North Africa and South/East Asia. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2706-y.

Oaida CM, Xue Y, Flanner MG, Skiles SM, De Sales F, Painter TH (2014) Investigating physical snow processes including aerosol using an enhanced WRF/SSiB model. Journal of Geophysical Research. DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022444.

De Haan LL, Kanamitsu M, De Sales F, Sun Liqiang S (2014) An evaluation of the seasonal added value of downscaling over the United States using new verification measures. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI 10.1007/s00704-014-1278-9.

Xue Y, Jajnic Z, Dudhia J, Vasic R, De Sales F (2014) A review on regional dynamical downscaling in intra-seasonal to seasonal simulation/prediction and major factors that affect downscaling ability. Atmospheric Research. 147-148, 68-85.

Hagos S, Leung LR, Xue Y, Boone A, De Sales F, Neupane N, Huang M, Yoon J (2014) Assessment of uncertainties in the response of the African monsoon precipitation to land use change simulated by a regional model. Climate Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s00382-014-2092-x.

De Sales F and Xue Y (2013) Dynamic downscaling of 22-year CFS winter seasonal forecasts with the UCLA-ETA regional climate model over the United States. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1567-x.

De Sales F and Xue Y (2011) Assessing the dynamic-downscaling ability over South America using the intensity-scale verification technique. International Journal of Climatology. doi: 10.1002/joc.2139.

Waliser DE, Kim J, Xue Y, Chao Y, Eldering A, Fovell R, Hall A, Li Q, Liou K, McWilliams J, Kapnick S, Vasic R, De Sales F, Yu Y (2011) Simulating the Sierra Nevada snowpack: The impact of snow albedo and multi-layer snow physics. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0312-5.

Ma HY, Mechoso CR, Xue Y, Xiao H, Wu CM, Li JL, De Sales F (2011) Impact of land surface processes on the South American warm season climate. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-010-0813-3.

Xue Y, De Sales F, et al. (2010) Intercomparison of West African Monsoon and its variability in the West African Monsoon Modeling and Evaluation Project (WAMME) First Experiment. Climate Dynamics. DOI:10.1007/s00382-010-0778-2.

Xue Y, De Sales F, Vasic R, Mechoso CR, Arakawa A, Prince S (2010) Global and temporal assessment of Interactions between climate and vegetation biophysical process: A GCM study with different land-vegetation representations. Journal of Climate. 23, 1411–1433.

Ma HY, Mechoso CR, Xiao H, Wu CM, Xue Y, De Sales F (2010) Connection between the South Pacific anti-cyclone, Peruvian Stratocumulus and the South American Monsoon System. CLIVAR Exchanges 15(2) 16-18.

Rian S, Xue Y, MacDonald G, Toure M, Yu Y, De Sales F, Levine P, Doumbia S, Taylor C (2009) Analysis of Climate and Vegetation Characteristics along the Savanna–Desert Ecotone in Mali Using MODIS Data. GIScience & Remote Sensing. 46, 424-450.

De Sales F and Xue Y (2006) Investigation of seasonal prediction of the South American regional climate using the nested model system. Journal of Geophysical Research 111, D20107, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006989.

Xue Y, De Sales F, Li WP, Mechoso CR, Nobre CA, Juang HM (2006) Role of land surface processes in South American monsoon development. Journal of Climate 19, 741762.

De Sales F and Pereira Filho A (2005) Study of a Long-Lived Symmetric Squall Line in Southeast Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Meteorology 20(3), 421-436.