Interfaces and Troposphere

Team coordinator: Sylvain Mailler

Members of the InTro group study the physical and chemical properties of the troposphere and its interfaces. Our scientific interests include :

  • Fluid dynamics and turbulence
  • Boundary layer dynamics
  • Physical and chemical modeling of the troposphere
  • Observing the radiative and dynamic properties of the troposphere
  • Surface/atmosphere interactions
  • Water cycle

Members of the InTro group work closely with :
  • The SIRTA which hosts several active and passive remote sensing instruments as well as in-situ observations.
  • The ClimServ data center, which provides access to several large public datasets and important computing resources.
Recent presentations
  1. Pennel R. et al., 2018, The IPSL Regional Earth System Model (RegIPSL): structure and development,
  2. Polcher J. et al., 2018, Strategic planning for the Regional Modelling at IPSL : 2020-2025
Recent results
  1. Menut, L., Mailler, S., Bessagnet, B., Siour, G., Colette, A., Couvidat, F., and Meleux, F.: An alternative way to evaluate chemistry-transport model variability , Geosci. Model Dev., doi:10.5194/gmd-10-1199-2017, 2017
  2. Berthou S., S. Mailler, P. Drobinski, T. Arsouze, S. Bastin, K. Beranger, E. Flaounas, C. Lebeaupin Brossier, S. Somot, and M. Stefanon. Influence of submonthly air-sea coupling on heavy precipitation events in the Western Mediterranean basin. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 142:453-471

Development of geophysical models
CHIMERE, a chemistry-transport model
The CHIMERE model
OPTSIM, a model to observations tool for aerosol
The OPTSIM model
NEMO-Med, an ocean model
The NEMO-Med model

  • Most Intro people work at the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, located on the Ecole Polytechnique campus in Palaiseau. [Site map]
  • Contact by email:
  • Contact by phone: add prefix:
    • Palaiseau X=+33 1 69 33
    • Jussieu J=+33 1 44 27
  • Fax : +(33) 1 69 33 51 08.
  • Previously with INTRO
Name Status Phone number
ALONZO Bastien PhD student, Polytechnique X 51 70
ARSOUZE ThomasResearch scientist ENSTA-ParisTechX 51 71
BADOSA Jordi Research Engineer Polytechnique X 51 26
DA SILVA Nicolas PhD student, Polytechnique X 51 65
DROBINSKI PhilippeResearch scientist, DR CNRSX 51 42
DUBOS ThomasAssistant Prof. PolytechniqueX 51 43
DUPRÉ Aurore PhD Student, Polytechnique X 51 93
MAILLER SylvainResearch Scientist, ENPCX 51 91
MAJDI Marwa PhD Student, Polytechnique X 51 12
MENUT LaurentResearch scientist, DR CNRSX 51 75
NGUYEN QUANG Trung PhD Student, Polytechnique X 51 06
PARK Sunmin Post-doc X 51 06
PENNEL Romain Research Engineer Polytechnique X 52 33
POLCHER JanResearch scientist, DR CNRSX 51 46
TSATI Eleni Post-doc PULSE X 51 02
TURQUETY SolèneAssistant Prof., Univ.P.M.CurieX 51 33 / J 52 78
VALARI MyrtoAssistant Physicist, Univ.P.M.CurieX 51 39 / J 52 85
WANG Fuxing Post-doc X 51 80