LUCAS-PICHER Philippe

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Philippe Lucas-Picher

Now at Centre ESCER (Étude et Simulation du Climat à l’Échelle Régionale)
at Université du Québec à Montréal

courriel : Philippe Lucas-Picher

 Education

Ph. D. in Environmental Science, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 2008

M. Sc. in Atmospheric Science, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 2003

B. Sc. in Physics, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 2000

 Professional experiences

Climate Scientist - SMHI - Norrkoping - Sweden, (2012-today)

Visiting scientist - GMGEC - CNRM GAME - Météo-France, Toulouse, France, (2011-2012)

Climate scientist - Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, (2008-2010)

Research Assistant - Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, (2002-2003)

 Research interests

Regional Climate modelling

Water Cycle

Uncertainties in climate modelling

 Projects

WCRP - CORDEX (2009-...)

EU FP7 - ICE2SEA (2009-2013)

EU FP6 - WATCH (2007-2011)

EU FP6 - ENSEMBLES (2004-2009)

 Peer-reviewed publications

Kumar, P., A. Wiltshire, C. Mathison, S. Asharaf, B. Ahrens, P. Lucas-Picher, J. H. Christensen, A. Gobiet, F. Saeed, S. Hagemann, D. Jacob, 2012 : High resolution multimodel climate change scenario over India including first uncertainty assessment, submitted to Science of the Total Environment.

Rae, J.G.L, G. Adalgeirsdottir, T.L. Edwards, X. Fettweis, J.M. Gregory, H.H. Hewitt, J.A. Lowe, P. Lucas-Picher, R.H. Mottram, A.J. Payne, J.K. Ridley, S.R. Shannon, W.J. van de Berg, R.S.W. van de Wal, and M.R. van den Broeke, 2012 : Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance : evaluating simulations and making projections with regional climate models, submitted to The Cryosphere.

Lucas-Picher, P., S. Somot, M. Déqué, B. Decharme, and A. Alias, 2012 : Evaluation of the regional climate model ALADIN to simulate the climate over North America in the CORDEX framework, submitted to Climate Dynamics.

Lucas-Picher, P., F. Boberg, J. Christensen, and P. Berg, 2012 : A poor man’s high-resolution regional reanalysis : A method suitable for impact assessment studies, submitted to Journal of Hydrometeorology.

Laprise, R., D. Kornic, M. Rapaić, L. Separovic, M. Leduc, O. Nikiema, A. Di Luca, E. Diaconescu, A. Alexandru, P. Lucas-Picher, R. de Elía, D. Caya and S. Biner, 2012 : Considerations of Domain Size and Large-Scale Driving for Nested Regional Climate Models : Impact on Internal Variability and Ability at Developing Small-Scale Details, Climate Change, Part 4, 181-199, doi : 10.1007/978-3-7091-0973-1_14. (Link).

Lucas-Picher, P., M. Wulff-Nielsen, J. H. Christensen, G. Aðalgeirsdóttir, R. Mottram, and S. B. Simonsen, 2012 : Very high resolution regional climate model simulations over Greenland : Identifying added value, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D02108, doi:10.1029/2011JD016267. (Link).

Sørensen L.S., S.B. Simonsen, K. Nielsen, P. Lucas-Picher, G. Spada, G.
Adalgeirsdottir, R. Forsberg, and C.S. Hvidberg, 2011 : Mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet (2003–2008) from ICESat data – the impact of interpolation, sampling and firn density, The Cryosphere, 5, 173-186, doi:10.5194/tc-5-173-2011. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., J.H. Christensen, F. Saeed, P. Kumar, S. Asharaf, B. Ahrens, A. Wiltshire, S. Hagemann, and D. Jacob, 2011 : Can regional climate models represent the Indian monsoon, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12, 849–868. (Link)

Christensen, J. H., F. Boberg, O. B. Christensen, and P. Lucas-Picher, 2008 : On the need for bias correction of regional climate change projections of temperature and precipitation, Geo. Res. Lett., 35, L20709, doi:10.1029/2008GL035694. (Link)

Laprise, R., R de Elia, D. Caya, S. Biner, P. Lucas-Picher, E. Diaconescu, M. Leduc, A. Alexandru, L. Separovic, 2008 : Challenging some tenets of Regional Climate Modelling, Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 100, 3–22. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., D. Caya, S. Biner and R. Laprise, 2008 : Quantification of the lateral boundary forcing of a regional climate model using an ageing tracer, Monthly Weather Review, 136, 4980-4996, doi : 10.1175/2008MWR2448.1. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., D. Caya, R. de Elia and R. Laprise, 2008 : Investigation of regional climate models’ internal variability with a ten-member ensemble of ten years over a large domain, Clim. Dyn., 31, 927-940, doi : 10.1007/s00382-008-0384-8. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., V.K. Arora, D. Caya and R. Laprise, 2003 : Implementation of a large-scale variable velocity flow routing algorithm in the Canadian Regional Climate Model (CRCM), Atmosphère-Océan, 41, 139-153. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., 2008 : La caractérisation de la variabilité interne des modèles régionaux de climat, Thèse de doctorat en sciences de l’environnement, Université du Québec à Montréal, 129 p. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., 2003 : Implémentation d’un schéma de routage de rivière dans le Modèle Régional Canadien du Climat, Mémoire de maîtrise en sciences de l’atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, 71 p.

 Non Peer-reviewed publications

MacKellar, N., J.H. Christensen, and P. Lucas-Picher, 2010 : An introduction for researchers and decision makers, Climate Change and Development : Adapting by Reducing Vulnerability (CCDARE), Workshop on climate modelling and uncertainties, 10-14 mai, 2010, Niamey, Niger, UNDP, UNEP Risø Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development (URC) and UNEP-DHI Centre for Water and Environment (UDC), 24 p. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., U.A. Borch, and J.H. Christensen, 2009 : Wind frequency over 40 and 60 knots over the ocean surface around the world, Report pour Maersk.

Aðalgeirsdóttir, G., M. Stendel, J.H. Christensen, J. Cappelen, F. Vejen, H.A. Kjær,
R. Mottram, and P. Lucas-Picher, 2009 : Assessment of the temperature, precipitation and snow in the RCM HIRHAM4 at 25 km resolution, Danish Climate Centre Report 09-08. (Link)

Berg, P., and P. Lucas-Picher, 2008 : Implementation of spectral nudging in the HIRHAM5 Regional Climate Model, Danish Climate Centre Report 08-08. (Link)

Lucas-Picher, P., 2006 : Revue des principales méthodes quantitatives d’analyse du climat, Rapport de synthèse environnementale pour le doctorat en sciences de l’environnement, 46 p.

Lucas-Picher, P., D. Caya, and S. Biner, 2006 : Relation between RCM’s internal variability and residency time of the atmospheric parcels into the limited area domain. Research activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling, WMO/TD, edited by J. Côté, April 2006.

Lucas-Picher, P., D. Caya, and S. Biner, 2004 : RCM’s internal variability as function of domain size. Research activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling, WMO/TD, edited by J. Côté, April 2004, 7.25-7.26.

Lucas-Picher, P., V. Arora, D. Caya, and R. Laprise, 2002 : Incorporating river
routing in the Canadian Regional Climate Model. Research activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling, edited by H. Ritchie, WMO/TD - No 1105, Report No. 32 : 7.29-7.30.


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