Publication list since 1996

older publications

2021
  • Global modeling studies of composition and decadal trends of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer, 2021, Bossolasco, A., Jegou, F., Sellitto, P., Berthet, G., Kloss, C., and Legras, B., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2745--2764, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2745-2021.
  • Stratospheric aerosol layer perturbation caused by the 2019 Raikoke and Ulawun eruptions and their radiative forcing, 2021, Kloss, C., Berthet, G., Sellitto, P., Ploeger, F., Taha, G., Tidiga, M., Eremenko, M., Bossolasco, A., Jégou, F., Renard, J.-B., and Legras, B. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 535--560, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-535-2021.
  • Convective uplift of pollution from the Sichuan basin into the Asian monsoon anticyclone during the StratoClim aircraft campaign, 2021, Lee, K.-O., Barret, B., Flochmoën, E. L., Tulet, P., Bucci, S., von Hobe, M., Kloss, C., Legras, B., Leriche, M., Sauvage, B., Ravegnani, F., and Ulanovsky, A., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3255--3274, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-3255-2021.
  • The stratospheric Brewer-Dobson circulation inferred from age ofair in the ERA5 reanalysis, 2021, Ploeger, F., Diallo, M., Charlesworth, E., Konopka, P., Legras, B., Laube, J. C., Grooß, J.-U., Günther, G., Engel, A., and Riese, M., Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., preprint, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-1253.
  • Scaling characteristics of modelled tropical oceanic rain clusters, 2021, Teo, C., Koh, T., Cheung, K. K. W., Legras, B., Huynh, H., Chew, L., and Norford, L. Q J R Meteorol Soc, qj.3959, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3959.
  • In situ observation of New Particle Formation in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere of the Asian Monsoon Anticyclone, Aerosols/Field Measurements/Stratosphere/Physics (physical properties and processes), 2020, Weigel, R., Mahnke, C., Baumgartner, M., Dragoneas, A., Vogel, B., Ploeger, F., Viciani, S., D'Amato, F., Bucci, S., Legras, B., Luo, B., and Borrmann, S., Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., preprint, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-1158.
  • Tropical tropopause layer, Stratosphere-troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate, 2020, Tegtmeier, S., Krüger, K., Birner, T., Davis, N. A., Davis, S., Fujiwara, M., Homeyer, C. R., Ivanciu, I., Kim, Y.-H., Legras, B., Manney, G. L., Nishimoto, E., Nützel, M., Kedzierski, R. P., Wang, J. S., Wang, T., and Wright, J. S. Chapter 8, (SPARC) Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) Report, in press
  • Lidar observations of Cirrus clouds at Palau island (7-33 N, 134-48 E), 2020. Cairo, F., Muro, M. D., Snels, M., Liberto, L. D., Bucci, S., Legras, B., Kottayil, A., Scoccione, A., and Ghisu, S. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., accepted, https://acp.copernicus.org/preprints/acp-2020-1057.
  • Smoke-charged vortices in the stratosphere generated by wildfires and their behaviour in both hemispheres: comparing Australia 2020 to Canada 2017, 2020, Lestrelin, H., Legras, B., Podglajen, A., and Salihoglu, M., Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., accepted, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-1201.
2020
  • Deep-convective influence on the upper troposphere–lower stratosphere composition in the Asian monsoon anticyclone region: 2017 StratoClim campaign results, 2020, Bucci, S., Legras, B., Sellitto, P., D'Amato, F., Viciani, S., Montori, A., Chiarugi, A., Ravegnani, F., Ulanovsky, A., Cairo, F., and Stroh, F., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12193--12210, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12193-2020.
  • Pollution trace gas distributions and their transport in the Asian monsoon upper troposphere and lowermost stratosphere during the StratoClim campaign 2017, 2020, Johansson, S., Höpfner, M., Kirner, O., Wohltmann, I., Bucci, S., Legras, B., Friedl-Vallon, F., Glatthor, N., Kretschmer, E., Ungermann, J., and Wetzel, G., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14695--14715, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14695-2020.
  • The 2019/20 Australian wildfires generated a persistent smoke-charged vortex rising up to 35 km altitude, 2020, Khaykin, S., Legras, B., Bucci, S., Sellitto, P., Isaksen, L., Tencé, F., Bekki, S., Bourassa, A., Rieger, L., Zawada, D., Jumelet, J., and Godin-Beekmann, S., Commun Earth Environ, 1, 22, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-020-00022-5.
  • Impact of the 2018 Ambae Eruption on the Global Stratospheric Aerosol Layer and Climate, 2020, Kloss, C., Sellitto, P., Legras, B., Vernier, J., Jégou, F., Venkat Ratnam, M., Suneel Kumar, B., Lakshmi Madhavan, B., and Berthet, G.: J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 125, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD032410.
  • Confinement of air in the Asian monsoon anticyclone and pathways of convective air to the stratosphere during the summer season, 2020, Legras, B. and Bucci, S., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11045--11064, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-11045-2020.
  • Lagrangian gravity wave spectra in the lower stratosphere of current (re)analyses, 2020, Podglajen, A., Hertzog, A., Plougonven, R., and Legras, B., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 9331--9350, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-9331-2020.
  • Comparison of ISS-CATS and CALIPSO-CALIOP Characterization of High Clouds in the Tropics, 2020, Sellitto, P., Bucci, S., and Legras, B., Remote Sensing, 12, 3946, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12233946.
  • Temperature and tropopause characteristics from reanalyses data in the tropical tropopause layer, 2020, Tegtmeier, S., Anstey, J., Davis, S., Dragani, R., Harada, Y., Ivanciu, I., Pilch Kedzierski, R., Krüger, K., Legras, B., Long, C., Wang, J. S., Wargan, K., and Wright, J. S., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 753--770, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-753-2020.
2019
  • Structural changes in the shallow and transition branch of the Brewer-Dobson circulation induced by El Niño, 2019, Diallo, M., Konopka, P., Santee, M. L., Müller, R., Tao, M., Walker, K. A., Legras, B., Riese, M., Ern, M., and Ploeger, F., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 425--446, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-425-2019.
  • Ammonium nitrate particles formed in upper troposphere from ground ammonia sources during Asian monsoons, 2019, Höpfner, M., Ungermann, J., Borrmann, S., Wagner, R., Spang, R., Riese, M., Stiller, G., Appel, O., Batenburg, A. M., Bucci, S., Cairo, F., Dragoneas, A., Friedl-Vallon, F., Hünig, A., Johansson, S., Krasauskas, L., Legras, B., Leisner, T., Mahnke, C., Möhler, O., Molleker, S., Müller, R., Neubert, T., Orphal, J., Preusse, P., Rex, M., Saathoff, H., Stroh, F., Weigel, R., and Wohltmann, I., Nat. Geosci., 12, 608--612, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-019-0385-8.
  • Transport of the 2017 Canadian wildfire plume to the tropics via the Asian monsoon circulation, 2019, Kloss, C., Berthet, G., Sellitto, P., Ploeger, F., Bucci, S., Khaykin, S., Jégou, F., Taha, G., Thomason, L. W., Barret, B., Le Flochmoen, E., von Hobe, M., Bossolasco, A., B&232;gue, N., and Legras, B., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13547--13567, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13547-2019.
  • How robust are stratospheric age of air trends from different reanalyses?, 2019, Ploeger, F., Legras, B., Charlesworth, E., Yan, X., Diallo, M., Konopka, P., Birner, T., Tao, M., Engel, A., and Riese, M., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6085--6105, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6085-2019.
2018
  • Response of stratospheric water vapor and ozone to the unusual timing of El Niño and the QBO disruption in 2015-2016, 2018, Diallo, M., Riese, M., Birner, T., Konopka, P., Müller, R., Hegglin, M. I., Santee, M. L., Baldwin, M., Legras, B., and Ploeger, F., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13055--13073, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13055-2018.
2017
  • Global distribution of CO2 in the upper troposphere and stratosphere, 2017, Diallo, M., Legras, B., Ray, E., Engel, A., and Añel, J. A., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3861--3878, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-3861-2017.
  • Significant Contributions of Volcanic Aerosols to Decadal Changes in the Stratospheric Circulation: volcanic effect on mean age and its trends, 2017, Diallo, M., Ploeger, F., Konopka, P., Birner, T., Müller, R., Riese, M., Garny, H., Legras, B., Ray, E., Berthet, G., and Jegou, F., Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 10,780--10,791, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL074662.
  • Assessment of the Combined Sensitivity of Nadir TIR Satellite Observations to Volcanic SO2 and Sulphate Aerosols after a Moderate Stratospheric Eruption, 2017, Guermazi, H., Sellitto, P., Serbaji, M., Legras, B., and Rekhiss, F., Geosciences, 7, 84, https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences7030084.
  • Secondary sulphate aerosols and cirrus clouds detection with SEVIRI during Nabro volcano eruption, 2017, Sellitto, P., S&232;ze, G., and Legras, B.: INt. J. Remote Sensing, 38, 5657--5672, https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1348635.
  • The universal scaling characteristics of tropical oceanic rain clusters: Scaling of Tropical Rain Clusters, 2017, Teo, C.-K., Huynh, H.-N., Koh, T.-Y., Cheung, K. K. W., Legras, B., Chew, L. Y., and Norford, L.: J. Geophys. Res. Atmosphere, 122, 5582--5599, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JD025921.
2016
  • Lagrangian temperature and vertical velocity fluctuations due to gravity waves in the lower stratosphere,b> 2016, Podglajen, A., A. Hertzog, R. Plougonven, and B. Legras, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 3543--3553, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL068148
  • Interannual variability in effective diffusivity in the upper troposphers / lower stratosphere from reanalysis data: Effective Diffusivity in the UTLS, 2016, M.Abalos, B. Legras & E. Shuckburgh, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 142, 1847--1861, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.2779.
  • Effect of gravity wave temperature variations on homogeneous ice nucleation, 2015, T. Dinh, A. Podglajen, A. Hertzog, B. Legras & R. Plougonven, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, pp. 35--46, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-35-2016
  • A modelling case study of a large-scale cirrus in the tropical tropopause layer, 2016, A. Podgajen, R. Plougonven, A. Hertzog & B. Legras, submitted to Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, p. 3881--3902, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3881-2016.
  • Sensitivity of thermal infrared sounders to the chemical and micro-physical properties of UTLS secondary sulphate aerosols, 2015, P. Sellitto & B. Legras Atmos. Meas., 9, pp.115--132, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-115-2016.
  • Synergistic use of Lagrangian dispersion and radiative transfer modelling with satellite and surface remote sensing measurements for the investigation of volcanic plumes: the Mount Etna eruption of 25-27 October 2013. 2016, P. Sellitto, A. di Sarra, S. Corradini, M. Boichu, H. Herbin, P. Dubuisson, G. S&232;ze, D. Meloni, F. Monteleone, L. Merucci, J. Rusalem, G. Salerno, P. Briole & B. Legras, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 6841--6861, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-6841-2016.
  • 2015
    • Evaluating the advective Brewer-Dobson circulation in three reanalyses for the period 1979-2012, 2015, M. Abalos, B. Legras, F. Ploeger & W.J. Randel, J. Geophys. Res., 120, pp. 7534-7554, doi:10.1002/2015JD023182 [PDF].
    • Quantifying the effects of mixing and residual circulation on trends of stratospheric mean age of air, 2015, F. Ploeger, M. Abalos, T. Birner, P Konopka, B. Legras, R. Müller & M. Riese, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, pp. 2047-2054, doi:10.1002/2014GL062927 [PDF].
    2013
    • Climate Change Sceptics, 2013, B. Legras, European Review, 21, pp S85-S93, doi:10.1017/S1062798713000173, [PDF].
    • Modelling and interpreting the isotopic composition of water vapour within convective updrafts, 2013, M. Bolot, B. Legras & E. Moyer Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, pp. 7903-7935, doi :10.5194/acp-13-7903-2013 [PDF].
    2012
    • Age of stratospheric air in the Era-Interim, 2012, M. Diallo, B. Legras & A. Chédin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, pp. 12133-12154, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12133-2012, [PDF].
    • On the origin of subvisible cirrus clouds in the tropical upper troposphere, 2012, M. Reverdy, V. Noel, H. Chepfer, & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, pp. 12081-12101, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12081-2012, [PDF].
    2011
    • A Lagrangian view of convective sources for transport of air across the Tropical Tropopause Layer: distribution, times and the radiative influence of clouds, 2011, A. Tzella & B. Legras Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, pp. 12517-12534, doi:10.5194/acp-11-12517-2011, [PDF].
    • An overview of the HIBISCUS campaign, 2011, J.-P. Pommereau et al., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, pp. 2309-2339. [PDF]
    2010
    • A critical look at solar-climate relationships from long temperature series, 2010, B. Legras, O. Mestre, E. Bard & P. Yiou, Clim. Past, 6, pp. 565-573, doi:10.5194/cp-6-565-2010, [PDF].
    • Statistical issues about solar-climate relations, 2010, P. Yiou, E. Bard, P. Dandin, B. Legras, P. Naveau, H.W. Rust, L. Terray & M. Vrac, Clim. Past, 6, pp. 565-573, doi:10.5194/cp-6-565-2010, [PDF].
    • Toward a novel high resolution modeling approach for the study of chemical evolution of pollutant plumes during long-range transport, 2010, E. Real, I. Pisso, K.S. Law, B. Legras, N. Bousserez, H. Schlager, A. Roiger & J. L. Atti, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D12302, doi:10.1029/2009JD011707, [PDF].
    • Sensitivity of ensemble Lagrangian reconstructions to assimilated wind time step resolution, 2010, I. Pisso, V. Marécal, B. Legras & G. Berthet, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, pp. 3155-3162, doi:10.5194/acp-10-3155-2010,, [PDF].
    2009
    • Large-scale instability of the generalized turbulent Kolmogorov flow, 2009, B. Legras & B. Villone, Non Linear.Proc. Geophys., 16, pp. 569-577, doi:10.5194/npg-16-569-2009, [PDF].
    • Estimation of mixing in the troposphere from Lagrangian trace gas reconstructions during long-range pollution plume transport, 2009, I. Pisso, E. Real, K.S. Law, B. Legras, N. Bousserez, J.L. Attié & H. Schlager, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D19301, doi:10.1029/2008JD011289, [PDF].
    • Local mixing events in the upper-troposphere lower-stratosphere: Part II, seasonal and interannual variability, 2009, E. Shuckburgh, F. d'Ovidio & B. Legras, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, pp. 3695-3706. [PDF]
    • Local mixing events in the upper-troposphere lower-stratosphere: Part I, detection with the Lyapunov diffusivity, 2009, F. d'Ovidio, E. Shuckburgh & B. Legras, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, pp. 3678-3694. [PDF]
    • The heat budget of the tropical UT/LS: insight from ECMWF reanalysis, 2008, S. Fueglistaler, B. Legras, A. Beljaars, J.-J. Morcrette, A. Simmons, A.M. Tompkins, & S. Uppala, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 135, 21-37, doi:10.1002/qj.361. [PDF]
    • Mixing processes and exchanges in the tropical and the extra-tropical UT/LS, 2008, R. James & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, pp. 25-38, doi:10.5194/acp-9-25-2009. [PDF]
    2008
    • A Lagrangian analysis of a the Asian Monsoon Water Vapor Maximum at 110 hPa, 2008, R. James, M. Bonazzola, B. Legras, K. Surbled & S. Fueglistaler, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L20810, doi:10.1029/2008GL035441 [PDF]
    • Diffusivity in the subtropics, 2008, I. Pisso & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, pp. 697-707. [PDF]
    2007
    • The COST-723 Action, 2007, W. Lahoz, S. Buelher & B. Legras, Quart. J. R. Met. Soc., 133, pp. 99-108. [PDF]
    • Transport and mixing in the stratosphere: the role of Lagrangian studies, 2007, B. Legras & F. d'Ovidio, in Particle-Laden Flow: From Geophysical to Kolmogorov Scales, editors B.J. Geurts et al., Springer, pp.57-69. [PDF]
    • Chemical segregation by heterogeneous emissions, 2007, L. Auger & B. Legras, Atmospheric Environment, 41, pp. 2303-2318. [PDF]
    2005
    • Stability of turbulent Kolmogorov flow, 2005, B. Legras & B. Villone, Proceedings of ITI 2003, Springer-Verlag. [PDF]
    • Variability of the Lagrangian turbulent diffusion in the lower stratosphere, 2005, B. Legras, I. Pisso, G. Berthet & F. Lefèvre, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, pp. 1605-1622. SRef-ID: 1680-7324/acp/2005-5-1605 [PDF]
    2004
    • Evidence for a k-5/3 spectrum from the EOLE Lagrangian balloons in the stratosphere, 2004, G. Lacorata, E. Aurell, B. Legras & A. Vulpiani, J. Atmos. Sci, 61, pp. 2936-2942. [PDF]
    2003
    • Stretching rates and equivalent length near the tropopause, 2003, R.K. Scott, E.F. Shuckburgh, J.P. Cammas & B. Legras, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D13), 4394, doi:10.1029/2002JD002988. [PDF]
    • Vertical diffusivity in the lower stratosphere from Lagrangian back-trajectory reconstructions of ozone profiles, B. Legras, B. Joseph & F. Lefèvre, 2003, J. Geophys. Res., 108, D18, 4562, doi:10.1029/2002JD003045. [PDF]
    • Dispersion and friction-induced stabilization of the Cahn-Hilliard inverse cascade, 2003, B. Legras & B. Villone, Physica D, 175, pp. 139-168. [PDF]
    2002
    • Hyperbolic trajectories and the Antarctic polar vortex, 2002, T. Y. Koh & B. Legras, Chaos, 12(2), pp. 382-394. [PDF]
    • Mixing and deformations in mantle plumes, 2002, C. Farnetani, B. Legras & P. Tackley, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 196, pp. 1-15. [PDF]
    • Relation between kinematic boundaries, stirring and barriers for the Antarctic polar vortex, 2002, B. Joseph & B. Legras, J. Atmos. Sci., 59, pp. 1198-1212. [PDF]
    • A two-dimensional vortex merger in an external strain field, 2002, X. Carton, G. Maze & B. Legras, Journal of Turbulence, 3, N45. [PDF]
    2001
    • Comment on « Finding invariant manifolds in two dimensional velocity fields », 2001, G. Lapeyre, B.L. Hua & B. Legras, Chaos, 11(2), pp. 427-430. [PDF]
    • The erosion of a distributed two-dimensional vortex in a background straining flow, 2001, B. Legras, D. Dritschel & P. Caillol, J. Fluid Mech., 441, pp. 369-398. [PDF]
    2000
    • Planetary-scale tropopause folds in the southern subtropics, 2000, J.-L. Baray, V. Daniel, G. Ancellet & B. Legras, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, pp. 353-356. [PDF]
    • The evolution of the ozone "collar" in the Antarctic lower stratosphere during early August 1994, 2000, A. Mariotti, C. R. Mechoso, B. Legras & V. Daniel, J. Atmos. Sci., 57, pp. 402-414. [PDF]
    1999
    • Inverse cascade and Rossby waves in the Kolmogorov flow on the beta-plane, 1999, B. Legras, B. Villone & U. Frisch, Phys. Rev. Lett.,82(22), pp. 4440-4443. [PDF]
    1997
    • Vortex subjected to a shear: an experimental study, 1997, O. Paireau, P. Tabeling & B. Legras, J. Fluid Mech., 351, pp. 1-16. [PDF]
    • Comparison between vertical ozone soundings and reconstructed potential vorticity maps by contour advection with surgery, 1997, A. Mariotti, M. Moustaoui, B. Legras and H. Teitelbaum, J. Geophys. Res., 102, D5, pp. 6131-6142. [PDF]
    1996
    • The effect of small-scale inhomogeneities on ozone depletion in the Arctic, 1996, S. Edouard, B. Legras, F. Lefèvre & R. Eymard, Nature, 384, pp. 444-447. [PDF]
    • The effect of dynamical mixing in a simple model of the ozone hole, 1996, S. Edouard, B. Legras & V. Zeitlin, J. Geophys. Res., 101, pp.16,771-16,778. [PDF]
    • Large-scale Kolmogorov flow on the beta-plane and resonant wave interactions, 1996, U. Frisch, B. Legras & B. Villone, Physica D, 94, pp. 36-56. [PDF]
    • A guide to Liapunov vectors,, 1996, B. Legras & R. Vautard, Predictability vol I, Seminar Proceedings, ECMWF, Reading, UK, pp. 143-156. [PDF]

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