Christophe Lavaysse

Local and Large Scale forcings
on the Mesoscale Convective Systems

 
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Christophe Lavaysse

PhD
in Atmospheric Sciences


Grantholder at the
Institute for Environment and Sustainability
JRC, Ispra

Italy

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+39 0332 783640






christophe.lavaysse@jrc.ec.europa.eu

 




Short CV
(detailed here)

Present : Grantholder (statistical forecasting of drought events) at the European Commission, Ispra (IT), coll. with ECMWF, Reading (UK)
2013      : Visiting scientist (Dust impact on MCS over West Africa) at MMM-NCAR , Boulder (CO), USA and LATMOS, Paris, France
2012      : Research Associate (Surface - Atmosphere interactions) at McGill University, and Environment Canada, Montreal, Canada
2009      : Postdoctoral position (Statistical and Numerical downscaling methods) at LMD, Palaiseau, France
2008      : Postdoctoral position (West African Heat Low) at LATMOS, Paris, France

2006      : PhD in Atmospheric Sciences (West African Monsoon) at LTHE, Grenoble, France
2002      : MSc (Atmospheric Physic and Chemistry), Grenoble and Clermont Ferrand, France
2000      : BSc (Physics) Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France


Research interests :

  • Tropical mesoscale convective systems (MCS) and their environments (synoptic and local conditions).
  • Surface/atmosphere interactions.
  • Ensemble forecasting system.
  • Statistical and numerical downscaling methods.


Present research :


Statistical forecasting of drought events using Ensemble system provided by ECMWF.