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

Research topics and activities
Recent results
  • Menut L., B.Bessagnet, R.Briant, A.Cholakian, F.Couvidat, S.Mailler, R.Pennel, G.Siour, P.Tuccella, S.Turquety, and M.Valari, The CHIMERE v2020r1 online chemistry-transport model, Geoscientific Model Development, 14, 6781-6811, 2021, .

  • Menut, L. and Khvorostyanov D. and Couvidat, F. and Meleux, F., Impact of ragweed pollen daily release intensity on long-range transport in western Europe, Atmosphere 2021, 12(6), 693; .

  • 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.

Model development
  1. The chemistry-transport model
  2. Emisurf: the anthropogenic emissions pre-processor (on the CHIMERE web page)
  3. Biomass burning: CAMS preprocessor emiCAMS.

    Cumul of burnt area surface fraction during the year 2021 in western Europe using the CAMS fires data.
  4. Backplumes: plot backtrajectories using WRF or CHIMERE models outputs.
Air quality Forecast using CHIMERE
  • Previous projects
    DACCIWA Clouds-aerosols interactions in western Africa
    CAMS European forecast
    APPAD Analysis and previsibility of atmospheric aerosols dense plumes
    CHEDAR The Laki eruption modeling with WRF and CHIMERE
    ATOPICA Pollens modeling with CHIMERE
    SALUTAIR Assessment strategies against long-range transport air pollution in the context of climate change
    OPTEMI Urban atmospheric pollution inverse modeling
  • PAPILA: Prediction of Air Pollution in Latin America and the Carribean

Divers (in french)