CNRM (UMR 3589 CNRS & Météo-France)


Groupe de Modélisation de Grande Echelle et Climat

MOdélisation du Système Climatique régionAl

42, Av. G. Coriolis

31057 Toulouse Cedex 1, France

Tél. +33 (0) 5 61 07 93 73

courriel : marc [dot] mallet [at] meteo [dot] fr

 Thèmes de recherches

  • Effet radiatif direct, semi-direct et indirect des aérosols
  • Role des aérosols sur le climat régional
  • Interactions "Aérosols-Moussons"

 Projets de recherche

a) Projets en cours

b) Projets passés

  • ADRIMED (PI du projet) Observation and modeling of aerosol optical properties. Role of aerosols on the Mediterranean climate ("
  • EU-AMMA : Optical properties of mixed aerosols. Radiative and climatic impact at regional scale. Interaction between mineral dust and the Western African monsoon"


En review

Astudillo, O., B. Dewitte, M. Mallet, J.A. Rutllant, K. Goubanova, F. Frappart, M. Ramos, and L. Bravo, Sensitivity of the near-shore oceanic circulation off Central Chile to coastal wind profiles characteristics, Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean, in review, 2019.

Freville, H., M. Chami, and M. Mallet, Analysis of the transport of aerosols over the subtropical ocean using time series of PARASOL satellite data (CNES), Journal of Geophysical Research- Ocean, in review, 2019.


[76] Mallet, M., Nabat, P., Zuidema, P., Redemann, J., Sayer, A. M., Stengel, M., Schmidt, S., Cochrane, S., Burton, S., Ferrare, R., Meyer, K., Saide, P., Jethva, H., Torres, O., Wood, R., Saint Martin, D., Roehrig, R., Hsu, C., and Formenti, P., Simulation of the transport, vertical distribution, optical properties and radiative impact of smoke aerosols with the ALADIN regional climate model during the ORACLES-2016 and LASIC experiments, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019, accepted.

Drugé, T., Nabat, P., Mallet, M., and Somot, S. Model simulation of ammonium and nitrate aerosols distribution in the Euro-Mediterranean region and their radiative and climatic effects over 1979–2016, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019, accepted.

Formenti, P., B. D’Anna, C. Flamant, M. Mallet, et al., The Aerosols, Radiation and Clouds in southern Africa (AEROCLO-sA) field campaign in Namibia : overview, research highlights and way forward, accepted for publications in BAMS, 2019.

M.J. Granados-Munoz, M. Sicard, R. Roman, J. A. Benavent-Oltra, R. Barragan, G. Brogniez, C. Denjean, L. Alados-Arboledas and Mallet, M., Mineral dust shortwave and longwave radiative effects : evaluation of different vertically-resolved parametrizations in 1-D radiative transfer computations, accepted for publications in ACP, 2019.


[72] Gutierrez, C., Somot, S., Nabat, P., Mallet, M., Gaertner, M. and O. Perpinan, Impact of aerosols on the spatiotemporal variability of photovoltaic energy production in the Euro-Mediterranean area, Solar Energy, 174, 1142-1152, 2018.

Meloni, D., A. di Sarra, G. Brogniez, C. Denjean, L. De Silvestri, T. Di Iorio, P. Formenti, J. L. Gomez-Amo, J. Grobner, N. Kouremeti, G. Liuzzi, M. Mallet, G. Pace, and D. M. Sferlazzo, Determining the infrared radiative effects of Saharan dust : a radiative transfer modelling study based on vertically resolved measurements at Lampedusa, Atmos. Chem. Phys, 18, 4377-4401, 2018.

Alonso-Blanco, E., A. Castro, A.I. Calvo, V. Pont and M. Mallet, Wildfire smoke plumes transport under a subsidence inversion : climate and health implications in a distant urban area, Science of the Total Environment, 988-1002, 2018.

Renard, J.-B., F. Dulac, P. Durand, Q. Bourgeois, C. Denjean, D. Vignelles, B. Coutte, M. Jeannot, N. Verdier and M. Mallet, In situ measurements of desert dust particles above the western Mediterranean Sea with the balloon-borne Light Optical Aerosol Counter/sizer (LOAC) during the ChArMEx campaign of summer 2013, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3677-3699, 2018.


[68] Benavent-Oltra, J.A., R. Roman, M. J. Granados-Munoz, D. Perez-Ramirez, P. Ortiz-Amezcua, C. Denjean, A. Lopatin, H. Lyamani, B. Torres, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, D. Fuertes, O. Dubovik, A. Chaikovsky, F.J. Olmo, M. Mallet and L. Alados-Arboledas Comparative assessment of GRASP algorithm for a dust event over Granada (Spain) during ChArMEx-ADRIMED 2013 campaign, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 4439-4457, 2017.

Mallet M., F. Solmon, L. Roblou, F. Peers, S. Turquety, F. Waquet, H. Jehtva and O. Torres, Simulation of optical properties, direct and indirect radiative effects of smoke aerosols over marine stratocumulus during summer 2008 in California with the regional climate model RegCM4, Journal of Geophys. Research-Atmos., 122, 2017.

Torres, B., O. Dubovik, D. Fuertes, T. Lapyonok, C. Toledano, G. L. Schuster, P. Goloub, L. Blarel, A. Barreto, M. Mallet, and D. Tanre, Advanced characterization of aerosol properties from measurements of spectral optical thickness of the atmosphere, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3743-3781, 2017.

Berland, K., C. Rose, J. Pey, A. Culot, E. Freney, N. Kalivitis, N. Kouvakaris, J.C. Cerro, M. Mallet, K. Sartelet, M. Beckmann, T. Bourriane, G. Roberts, N. Marchand, N. Mihalopoulos and K. Sellegri, Spatial extend of new particle events over the Mediterranean basin from multiple ground-based and airborne measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9567-9583, 2017.

Arndt, J., J. Sciare, M. Mallet, G. Roberts, N. Marchand, F. Dulac, R. M. Healy, and J. Wenger, Sources and mixing state of background aerosol in the Western Mediterranean Basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6975-7001, 2017.

Bravo-Aranda, J.A., G. A. Moreira, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, M. J. Granados-Munoz, F. Navas-Guzman, F.J. Olmo, M. Mallet and L. Alados-Arboledas, A new methodology for PBL height estimations based on lidar depolarization measurements : analysis and comparison against MWR and WRF model-based results, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6839-6851, 2017.

Astudillo, O., B. Dewitte, M. Mallet, F. Frappart, J. Rutllant, M. Ramos, L. Bravo, K. Goubanova, S. Illig, Near-shore surface winds along the coast of Peru-Chile as derived from altimetry, Remote Sensing of Environment, 191, 179-196, 2017.

Menut, L., J.L Attie, M. Beekmann, B. Bessagnet, C. Clerbaux, J. Cuesta, G. Dufour, G. Forêt, L.ElAmraoui, M. Mallet, F. Meleux, P. Ricaud, D. Tanre, S.Turquety, Apport de l’observation satellite à l’analyse et à la prévision de la qualité de l’air, La Météorologie, 2017.

Claeys, M., G. Roberts, M. Mallet, B. Sauvage, J. Sciare, K. Sellegri, and J. Arndt, Aerosols observations at the Ersa station during the ChArMEx/ADRIMED experiment, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7891-7915, 2017.

Barragan, R., M. Sicard, J. Totems, J.F. Leon, F. Dulac, M. Mallet et al., Spatio-temporal monitoring by ground-based and air- and space-borne lidars of a moderate Saharan dust event affecting southern Europe in June 2013 in the framework of the ADRIMED/ChArMEx campaign, Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, 10, 261-285, 2017.


[59] Mallet, M., Dulac, F., Formenti, P., Nabat, P., Sciare, J., Roberts, G., Pelon, J., Ancellet, G., Tanré, D., Parol, F., Denjean, C., Brogniez, G., di Sarra, A., Alados-Arboledas, L., Arndt, J., Auriol, F., Blarel, L., Bourrianne, T., Chazette, P., Chevaillier, S., Claeys, M., D’Anna, B., Derimian, Y., Desboeufs, K., Di Iorio, T., Doussin, J.-F., Durand, P., Féron, A., Freney, E., Gaimoz, C., Goloub, P., Gómez-Amo, J. L., Granados-Muñoz, M. J., Grand, N., Hamonou, E., Jankowiak, I., Jeannot, M., Léon, J.-F., Maillé, M., Mailler, S., Meloni, D., Menut, L., Momboisse, G., Nicolas, J., Podvin, T., Pont, V., Rea, G., Renard, J.-B., Roblou, L., Schepanski, K., Schwarzenboeck, A., Sellegri, K., Sicard, M., Solmon, F., Somot, S., Torres, B, Totems, J., Triquet, S., Verdier, N., Verwaerde, C., Waquet, F., Wenger, J., and P. Zapf, Overview of the Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment/Aerosol Direct Radiative Forcing on the Mediterranean Climate (ChArMEx/ADRIMED) summer 2013 campaign, Atm. Chem. Phys., 16, 455-504, 2016.

Schepanski, K., M. Mallet, B. Heinold, and M. Ulrich, North African dust transport toward the western Mediterranean basin : atmospheric controls on dust source activation and transport pathways, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14147-14168, 2016.

Denjean, C., F. Cassola, A. Mazzino, S. Triquet, S. Chevaillier, N. Grand, T. Bourrianne, G. Momboisse, K. Sellegri, A. Schwarzenbock, E. Fresney, M. Mallet and P. Formenti, Size distribution and optical properties of mineral dust aerosols transported in the western Mediterranean, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1081-1104, 2016.

Mailler, S., L. Menut, A.G. di Sarra, S. Becagli, T. Di Iorio, B. Bessagnet, R. Briant, P. Formenti, J-F. Doussin, J. L. Gómez-Amo, M. Mallet, G. Rea, G. Siour, D.M. Sferlazzo, R. Traversi, R. Udisti, and S. Turquety,, On the radiative impact of aerosols on photolysis rates : comparison of simulations and observations in the Lampedusa island during the ChArMEx/ADRIMED campaign, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1219-1244, 2016.

Sicard, M., R. Barragan, C. Munoz-Porcar, A. Comeron, M. Mallet, et al., Contribution of EARLINET/ACTRIS to the summer 2013 Special Observing Period of the ChArMEx project : monitoring of a Saharan dust event over the western and central Mediterranean, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 4689-4711, 2016.

Sicard, M., R. Barragan, F. Dulac, L. Alados-Arboledas, and M. Mallet, Aerosol optical, microphysical and radiative properties at three regional background insular sites in the western Mediterranean Basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12177-12203, 2016.

Nabat, P., Somot, S., Mallet, M., Les aérosols, composants essentiels du système climatique régional : illustrations pour le climat méditerranéen (prix Prud’homme 2015) La Météorologie, 94, août 2016, 19-26, 2016.

Di Biagio, C., P. Formenti, L. Doppler, C. Gaimoz, N. Grand, G. Ancellet, J.-L. Attie, S. Bucci, P. Dubuisson, F. Fierli, M. Mallet, and F. Ravetta, Continental pollution in the Western Mediterranean basin : large variability of the aerosol single scattering albedo and infuence on the direct shortwave radiative effect, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 10591-10607, 2016.

Ancellet, G., J. Pelon, J. Totems, P. Chazette, A. Bazureau, M. Sicard, T. Di Iorio, F. Dulac, and M. Mallet, Long-range transport and mixing of aerosol sources during the 2013 North American biomass burning episode : analysis of multiple lidar observations in the western Mediterranean basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4725-4742, 2016.

Renard, J.B., F. Dulac, G. Berthet, T. Lurton, D. Vignelles, F. Jegou, T. Tonnelier, M. Jeannot, B.Coute, R. Akiki, N. Verdier, M. Mallet, et al., LOAC : a light aerosols counter for balloon and ground-based measurements of the size distribution and the main nature of the particles, Part 2, Atmos. Chem. Tech., 9, 3673-3686, 2016b.

Renard, J.B., F. Dulac, G. Berthet, T. Lurton, D. Vignelles, F. Jegou, T. Tonnelier, M. Jeannot, B.Coute, R. Akiki, N. Verdier, M. Mallet, et al., LOAC : a light aerosols counter for balloon and ground-based measurements of the size distribution and the main nature of the particles, Part 1 : Principle of measurements and instrument evaluation, Atmos. Chem. Tech., 9, 1721-1742, 2016a.


[49] Péré, J.C., B. Bessagnet, V. Pont, M. Mallet, I. Chiapello, F. Minvielle, and O. Kislova, Influence of the aerosol solar extinction on the photochemistry during the 2010 Russian wildfires episode, Atm. Chem. Phys., 15, 10983-10998, 2015.

Solmon, F. S. Vijayakuma, and M. Mallet, Increasing Arabian dust activity and the Indian Summer Monsoon, Atm. Chem. Phys., 15, 8051-8064, 2015.

Mallet, M., Dulac, F., Nabat, P., Formenti, P., Sciare, J., Roberts, G., Denjean, C., Pelon, J., Tanré, D., Parol, F., Ancellet, G., Auriol, F., Blarel, L., Bourrianne, T., Brogniez, G., Chazette, P., Chevaillier, S., Claeys, M., Colomb, A., D’Anna, B., Derimian, Y., Desboeufs, K., Doussin, J.-F., Durand, P., Féron, A., Ferré, H., Fleury, L., Freney, E., Goloub, P., Grand, N., Hamonou, É., Jankowiak, I., Jeannot, M., Lambert, D., Léon, J.-F., Mailler, S., Menut, L., Momboisse, G., Nicolas, J., Podvin, T., Pont, V., Rea, G., Renard, J.-B., Roblou, L., Schwarzenboeck, A., Sellegri, K., Sicard, M., Solmon, F., Somot, S., Torres, B., Totems, J., Triquet, S., Verdier, N., Verwaerde, C., Vignelles, D., Interactions aérosols-rayonnement-climat en région méditerranéenne : Impact de l’effet radiatif direct sur le cycle de l’eau, La Météorologie, 91, 2015.

Nabat, P., Somot, S., Mallet, M., Michou, M., Sevault, F., Driouech F., Meloni, D., Di Sarra, A., Di Biagio, C., Formenti, P., Sicard, M., Léon, J.-F. and Bouin, M.-N., Dust aerosol radiative effects during summer 2012 simulated with a coupled regional aerosol-atmosphere-ocean model over the Mediterranean region, Atm. Chem. Phys., 15, 3303-3326, 2015a.

Nabat, P., Somot, S., Mallet, M., Sevault, F., Chiacchio, M. and Wild, M., Direct and semi-direct aerosol radiative effect on the Mediterranean climate variability using a coupled Regional Climate System Model Climate dynamics, 44, 1127-1155, 2015b.

Menut, L., S. Mailler, G. Siour, B. Bessagnet, S. Turquety, G. Rea, R. Briant, M. Mallet, J. Sciare, P. Formenti and F. Meleux, Ozone and aerosol tropospheric concentrations variability analyzed using the ADRIMED measurements and the WRF and CHIMERE models Atm. Chem. Phys., 15, 6159-6182, 2015.

Changqin Y., T. Wang, F. Solmon, M. Mallet, F. Jiang, S. Li, B. Zhuang, Assessment of direct radiative forcing due to secondary organic aerosol with a regional climate model, Tellus B, 67, 24634, 2015.

Sempéré, R., J. Para, M. Tedetti, B. Charriere, and M. Mallet, Variability of solar radiation and CDOM in surface coastal waters of the Northwestern Mediterranean sea, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 91, 851-61, 2015.

Agacayak, T., T. Kindap, A. Unal, L. Pozzoli, M. Mallet and F. Solmon, Mineral dust transport from Saharan desert to the Eastern Mediterranean : an episode study with RegCM4.1, Atmospheric Research, 153, 392-403, 2015.


[41] Nabat, P., Somot, S., Mallet, M., Sanchez-Lorenzo, A. and Wild, M., Contribution of anthropogenic sulfate aerosols to the changing Euro-Mediterranean climate since 1980, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 5605-5611, 2014.

Sicard, M., S. Berlolin, M. Mallet, P. Dubuisson, and Comeron, A., Estimation of mineral dust long-wave radiative forcing : sensitivity study to particle properties and application to real cases in the region of Barcelona, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 41, 9213-9231, 2014.

Péré, J.C., B. Bessagnet, M. Mallet, F. Waquet, I. Chiapello, F. Minvielle, V. Pont and Menut, L., Direct radiative effect of the Russian wildfires and its impact on air temperature and atmospheric dynamics during August 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 1999-2013, 2014.

Alonso-Blanco, E., A.I. Calvo, V. Pont, M. Mallet, R. Fraile, and Castro, A., Impact of biomass burning on aerosol size distribution, optical properties and associated radiative forcing, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 14, 2014.


[37] Nabat, P., Somot S., Mallet M., Chiapello I., Morcrette J.-J., Solmon F., Szopa S., Dulac F., Collins W., Ghan S., Horowitz L.W., Lamarque J.F., Lee Y. H., Naik V., Nagashima T., Shindell, D., and Skeie R., A 4-D climatology (1979–2009) of the monthly tropospheric aerosol optical depth distribution over the Mediterranean region from a comparative evaluation and blending of remote sensing and model products Atm. Meas. Tech., 6, 1287-1314, 2013.

Mallet, M., Dubovik, O., Nabat, P., Dulac, F., Kahn, R., Sciare, J., Paronis, D., and J.F. Léon, Absorption properties of Mediterranean aerosols obtained from multi-year ground-based remote sensing observations Atm. Chem. Phys., 13, 9195-9210, 2013.


[35] Nabat, P., Solmon F., Mallet M., Kok J.F. and Somot S, Dust emission size distribution impact on aerosol budget and radiative forcing over the Mediterranean region : a regional climate model approach Atm. Chem. Phys., 12, 10545-10567, 2012.

Sicard, M., Mallet M., D. Garcia-Vizcaino, A. Comeron, F. Rocadenbosch, P. Dubuisson, and C. Munoz-Porcar, Intense dust and extremely fresh biomass burning outbreak in Barcelona, Spain : characterization of their optical properties and estimation of their direct radiative forcing Envrion. Res. Lett., 7, 034016, 2012.

Péré, J.C., A. Colette, P. Dubuisson, B. Bessagnet, M. Mallet, and V. Pont, Impacts of future air pollution mitigation strategies on the aerosol direct radiative forcing over Europe Atmos. Env., 62, 451-460, 2012.

Bègue, N., P. Tulet, J.P. Chaboureau, G. Roberts, and M. Mallet, Long-range transport of Saharan dust over northern Europe during EUCAARI 2008 campaign : Evolution of the dust optical properties, Journal of Geophys. Res. Atmos., 117, D17201, 2012.

Chami, M., M. Mallet, and B. Gentili, Quantitative analysis of the influence of dust sea surface forcing on the primary production of the subtropical Atlantic Ocean using a decadal time series of satellite observations, Journal of Geophys. Res. Ocean, 117, C07008, 2012.

Piazzola, J., K. Sellegri, L. Bourcier, M. Mallet, G. Tedeschi, and T. Missamou, Physical, chemical and optical characterization of aerosol concentrations in the Mediterranean coastal zone, Atmos. Env., 54, 545-556, 2012.

Solmon, F., Elquindi, N. and Mallet M., Evaluation of dust aerosol climatic impacts over West Africa as simulated by a regional climate model, Climate Research, 52, 97-113, 2012.


[28] Péré, J.C., M. Mallet, V. Pont and B. Bessagnet, Impact of aerosol direct radiative forcing on the radiative budget, surface heat fluxes, and atmospheric dynamics during the heat wave of summer 2003 over Western Europe : A modelling study, Journal of Geophys. Res., 116, D23119, 2011.

Mallet, M., L. Gomes, F. Solmon, K. Sellegri, V. Pont, J.C. Roger, T. Missamou and J. Piazzola, Calculations of key optical properties over the main anthropogenic aerosols over the Western French coastal Mediterranean Sea, Atmos. Res., 101, 396-411, 2011.

Durrieu de Madron, X., et al., Marine ecosystems responses to climatic and anthropogenic forcings in the Mediterranean, Prog. Oceanogr., 2011.

Malavelle, F., V. Pont, M. Mallet, F. Solmon, B. Johnson, J.F. Leon and C. Liousse, The West African aerosols through DABEX and AMMA SOP-0 campaigns : simulation of the atmospheric loading, direct radiative forcing and resolute heating rates during the dry season, Journal of Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 116, 396-411, 2011.

Marticorena, B., J. Haywood, H. Coe, P. Formenti, C. Liousse, M. Mallet, and J. Pelon, Tropospheric aerosols over West Africa. Highlights from the AMMA international program, Atmos. Science Letters, 12, 19-23, 2011.


[23] Aouizerats, B., O. Thouron, P. Tulet, M. Mallet and L. Gomes, Development of an online radiative module for the aerosol optical properties computation in 3-D atmospheric models : Validation during the EUCAARI campaign, Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 553-564, 2010.

Liousse, C., B. Guillaume, J.M. Grégoire, M. Mallet, C. Galy, V. Pont, A. Akpo, X. Bedou, P. Castéra, L. Dungal, E. Gardrat, C. Granier, A. Konaré, F. Malavelle, A. Mariscal, A. Mieville, R. Rosset, D. Serça, F. Solmon, F. Tummon, V. Yoboué, and P. Van Velthoven, Updated African biomass burning emission inventories in the framework of the AMMA-IDAF program, with an evaluation of combustion aerosols, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 9631-9646, 2010.

Péré, J.C., M. Mallet, V. Pont and B. Bessagnet, Evaluation of a new aerosol optical scheme in the chemistry-transport model CHIMERE using ground-based AERONET and satellite measurements, Atmos. Env., 44, 3688-3699, 2010.

Calvo, A.I., V. Pont, A. Castro, M. Mallet, C. Palencia, L. López, J.C. Roger, P. Dubuisson, and R. Fraile, Radiative forcing of haze during a forest fire in Spain, Journal of Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 115, 2010.


[19] Mallet, M., P. Tulet, D. Serça, F. Solmon, O. Dubovik, J. Pelon, V. Pont, and O. Thouron, Impact of Saharan dust on the radiative budget, surface heat fluxes, heating rate profiles and atmospheric dynamics over the West African region, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7143-7160, 2009a.

Mallet, M., M. Chami, B. Gentili, R. Sempere, and P. Dubuisson, Impact of sea-surface dust radiative forcing on the oceanic Primary Production. A 1D modeling approach applied to the West African coastal waters, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, 2009b.

Péré, J.C., M. Mallet, B. Bessagnet, and V. Pont, Evidence of the aerosol core-shell mixing state over Europe by using CHIMERE simulations and AERONET inversions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, 2009.

Péré, J.C., V. Pont, M. Mallet, and B. Bessagnet, Mapping of PM10 surface concentrations derived from satellite observations of aerosol optical thickness over south-eastern France, Atmos. Res., 91, 1-8, 2009.

Roger, J.C., B. Guinot, H. Cachier, M. Mallet, O. Dubovik, and Y. Tong, Aerosol complexity in megacities : from size-resolved chemical composition to optical properties of the Bejing atmospheric particles, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, 2009.


[14] Mallet, M., V. Pont, C. Liousse, L. Gomes, J. Pelon, S. Osborne, J. Haywood, A. Mariscal, J.C. Roger, P. Dubuisson and P. Goloub, Aerosol direct radiative forcing on Djougou (Benin) during the AMMA dry season experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 113, 2008.

Saha, A., M. Mallet, J.C. Roger, P. Dubuisson, J. Piazzola, and S. Despiau, One year measurements of aerosol optical properties over the urban coastal zone. Effect on the local radiative effects, Atmos. Res., 90, 195-202, 2008.

Tulet, P., M. Mallet, V. Pont, J. Pelon and A. Boone, The 7-12 March dusty storm over West Africa. Dust generation and layering, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00C08, doi :10.1029/2008JD009871, 2008.

Solmon, F., M. Mallet, N. Elguindi, F. Giorgi, I. Zakey, and A. Konaré, Dust impact on sahelian precipitation gradients, mechanisms and sensitivity to absorption properties, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, 2008.

Pelon, J., M. Mallet, A. Mariscal, P. Goloub, D. Tanre, D. Bou Karam, C. Flamand, J. Haywood, B.Pospichal and S. Victori, Characterisation of biomass burning aerosol from microlidar observations at Djougou (Benin) during AMMA-SOP 0/DABEX, J. Geophys. Res., 113, 2008.

Gomes, L., M. Mallet, J.C. Roger and P. Dubuisson, Evolution of the chemical, microphysical and optical properties of aerosol particles in the Toulouse urban layer during CAPITOUL, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, DOI 10.1007/s00703-008-0321-8, 2008.

Haywood, J., M., J. Pelon, P. Formenti, N. Bharmal, M. Brooks, G. Capes, P. Chazette, C. Chou, S. Christopher, J. Cuesta, Y. Derimian, K. Desboeufs, B. Johnson, S. Osborne, S. Milton, G. Greed, M. Harrison, B. Heese, E. Highwood, M. Mallet, J. Marsham, G. Myhre, D. J. Parker, J.-L. Rajot, T. Slingo, D. Tanré and P. Tulet, Overview of the Dust and Biomass burning Experiment and African Multidisciplinary Monsoon Analysis Special Observational Period-0, Journal of Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 113, D00C17, doi :10.1029/2008JD010077, 2008.


[7] Mallet, M., V. Pont, C. Liousse, J.C. Roger and P. Dubuisson, Simulation of aerosol radiative properties with the ORISAM-RAD model during a pollution event (ESCOMPTE 2001), Atmospheric Environment, 40, 7696-7705, 2006.

Roger, J.C., M. Mallet, P. Dubuisson, H. Cachier, E. Vermote, O. Dubovik and S. Despiau, A synergetic approach for estimating the local direct aerosol forcing during the ESCOMPTE campaign, Journal of Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 111, doi :10.1029/2005JD006361, 2006.


[5] Mallet, M., V. Pont and C. Liousse,, Modelling of strong heterogeneities in aerosol single scattering albedos over a polluted regional zone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L09807, doi:10.1029/2005GL022680, 2005a.

Mallet, M., R. Van Dingenen, J.C. Roger, S. Despiau and H. Cachier, In situ airborne measurements of aerosol optical properties during photochemical events, Journal of Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 110, D03205, doi :10.1029/2004JD005139, 2005b.

Cachier, H., Aulagnier F., Sarda R., Gautier F., Masclet P., Besombes J.L., Marchand N., Despiau, S., Croci D., Mallet M., Laj P., Marinoni A., Deveau P.A., Roger J.C., Putaud J.P., Van Dingenen R., Dell’Acqua A., Viidanoja J., Martins-Dos Santos S., Liousse C., Cousin F. and R. Rosset, Aerosol studies during the ESCOMPTE Experiment : an overview, Atmospheric Research, 74, 547-563, 2005.


[2] Mallet, M., J. C. Roger, S. Despiau, J.P. Putaud and O. Dubovik,, A study of the mixing state of black carbon in urban zone, Journal of Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 109, D04202, doi:10.1029/2003JD003940, 2004.


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