Laurent MENUT
CNRS Research Scientist Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique
[laurent.menut @] Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, France
[IPSL/LMD webmail] [INTRO team]

Research topics and activities

Recent results
  • Menut L., B.Bessagnet, S.Mailler, R.Pennel, G.Siour, Impact of lightning NOx emissions on atmospheric composition and meteorology in Africa and Europe, Atmospheres, 2020, 11, 1128; doi:10.3390/atmos11101128.

  • Menut L., Bessagnet B., Siour G., Mailler S., Pennel R. and Cholakian A., Impact of lockdown measures to combat Covid-19 on air quality over western Europe, Sciences of the Total Environment, 2020, vol.741, 140426

  • Menut, L., Siour, G., Bessagnet, B., Couvidat, F., Journet, E., Balkanski, Y., and Desboeufs, K.: Modelling the mineralogical composition and solubility of mineral dust in the Mediterranean area with CHIMERE 2017r4, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 2051-2071, , 2020

Model development
The chemistry-transport model
  • : Air quality forecast
  • MACC European forecast
  • April 2010: the Eyjafjallajokull eruption modelled with CHIMERE
  • Emisurf
  • Backplumes

  • Divers (in french)

    Informatique locale au LMD