Author Bibliographies

Publications by Carlos Pérez García-Pando

In Review

Badia, A., O. Jorba, A. Voulgarakis, D. Dabdub, C. Pérez García-Pando, A. Hilboll, M. Gonçalves, and Z. Janjic, 2016: Gas-phase chemistry in the online multiscale NMMB/BSC Chemical Transport Model: Description and evaluation at global scale. Geosci. Model Dev., submitted, doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-141.

Di Tomaso, E., N.A.J. Schutgens, O. Jorba, and C. Pérez García-Pando, 2016: Assimilation of MODIS Dark Target and Deep Blue observations in the dust aerosol component of NMMB/BSC-CTM version 1.0. Geosci. Model Dev., submitted, doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-206.

In Press or Accepted

Pérez García-Pando, C., R.L. Miller, J.P. Perlwitz, S. Rodr√≠guez, and J.M. Prospero, 2016: Predicting the mineral composition of dust aerosols: Insights from elemental composition measured at the Izaña Observatory. Geophys. Res. Lett., in press, doi:10.1002/2016GL069873.


Bell, J.E., S.C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, C. Adrianopoli, K. Benedict, K. Conlon, V. Escobar, J. Hess, J. Luvall, C. Pérez García-Pando, D. Quattrochi, J. Runkle, and C.J. Schreck, III, 2016: Ch. 4: Impacts of extreme events on human health. In The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. A. Crimmins, J. Balbus, J.L. Gamble, C.B. Beard, J.E. Bell, D. Dodgen, R.J. Eisen, N. Fann, M.D. Hawkins, S.C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, D.M. Mills, S. Saha, M.C. Sarofim, J. Trtanj, and L. Ziska, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, 99-128, doi:10.7930/J0BZ63ZV.

Huneeus, N., S. Basart, S. Fiedler, J.-J. Morcrette, A. Benedetti, J. Mulcahy, E. Terradellas, C. Pérez García-Pando, G. Pejanovic, S. Nickovic, P. Arsenovic, M. Schulz, E. Cuevas, J.M. Baldasano, J. Pey, S. Remy, and B. Cvetkovic, 2016: Forecasting the North African dust outbreak towards Europe in April 2011: A model intercomparison. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4967-4986, doi:10.5194/acp-16-4967-2016.


Perlwitz, J.P., C. Pérez García-Pando, and R.L. Miller, 2015: Predicting the mineral composition of dust aerosols — Part 1: Representing key processes. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11593-11627, doi:10.5194/acp-15-11593-2015.

Perlwitz, J.P., C. Pérez García-Pando, and R.L. Miller, 2015: Predicting the mineral composition of dust aerosols — Part 2: Model evaluation and identification of key processes with observations. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11629-11652, doi:10.5194/acp-15-11629-2015.

Spada, M., O. Jorba, C. Pérez García-Pando, Z. Janjic, and J.M. Baldasano, 2015: On the evaluation of global sea-salt aerosol models at coastal/orographic stations. Atmos. Environ., 101, 41-48, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.11.019.


Benedetti, A., J.M. Baldasano, S. Basart, F. Benincasa, O. Boucher, M.E. Brooks, J.-P. Chen, P.R. Colarco, S. Gong, N. Huneeus, L. Jones, S. Lu, L. Menut, J.-J. Morcrette, J. Mulcahy, S. Nickovic, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.S. Reid, T.T. Sekiyama, T.Y. Tanaka, E. Terradellas, D.L. Westphal, X.-Y. Zhang, and C.-H. Zhou, 2014: Operational dust prediction. In Mineral Dust: A Key Player in the Earth System. P. Knippertz, and J.-B.W. Stuut, Eds. Springer, 223-265, doi:10.1007/978-94-017-8978-3_10.

Ceccato, P., S. Trzaska, C. Pérez García-Pando, O. Kalashnikova, J. del Corral, R. Cousin, M.B. Blumenthal, M. Bell, S.J. Connor, and M.C. Thomson, 2014: Improving decision-making activities for meningitis and malaria. Geocarto Int., 29, no. 1, 19-38, doi:10.1080/10106049.2013.827749.

Hickman, J.E., R.J. Scholes, T.S. Rosenstock, C. Pérez García-Pando, and J. Nyamangara, 2014: Assessing non-CO2 climate-forcing emissions and mitigation in sub-Saharan Africa. Curr. Opin. Environ. Sustain., 9-10, 65-72, doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2014.07.010.

Miller, R.L., P. Knippertz, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, and I. Tegen, 2014: Impact of dust radiative forcing upon climate. In Mineral Dust: A Key Player in the Earth System. P. Knippertz, and J.-B.W. Stuut, Eds. Springer, 327-357, doi:10.1007/978-94-017-8978-3_13.

Miller, R.L., G.A. Schmidt, L.S. Nazarenko, N. Tausnev, S.E. Bauer, A.D. Del Genio, M. Kelley, K.K. Lo, R. Ruedy, D.T. Shindell, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, Y.-H. Chen, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, G. Faluvegi, J.E. Hansen, R.J. Healy, N.Y. Kiang, D. Koch, A.A. Lacis, A.N. LeGrande, J. Lerner, S. Menon, V. Oinas, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, D. Rind, A. Romanou, G.L. Russell, M. Sato, S. Sun, K. Tsigaridis, N. Unger, A. Voulgarakis, M.-S. Yao, and J. Zhang, 2014: CMIP5 historical simulations (1850-2012) with GISS ModelE2. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 6, no. 2, 441-477, doi:10.1002/2013MS000266.

Pérez García-Pando, C., M. Stanton, P. Diggle, S. Trzaska, R.L. Miller, J.P. Perlwitz, J.M. Baldasano, E. Cuevas, P. Ceccato, P. Yaka, and M. Thomson, 2014: Soil dust aerosols and wind as predictors of seasonal meningitis incidence in Niger. Environ. Health Perspect., 122, no. 7, 679-686, doi:10.1289/ehp.1306640.

Pérez García-Pando, C., M.C. Thomson, M. Stanton, P. Diggle, T. Hopson, R. Pandya, and R.L. Miller, 2014: Meningitis and climate: From science to practice. Earth Perspect., 1, 14, doi:10.1186/2194-6434-1-14.


Menut, L., C. Pérez, K. Haustein, B. Bessagnet, C. Prigent, and S. Alfaro, 2013: Impact of surface roughness and soil texture on mineral dust emission fluxes modeling. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, no. 12, 6505-6520, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50313.

Spada, M., O. Jorba, C. Pérez García-Pando, Z. Janjic, and J.M. Baldasano, 2013: Modeling and evaluation of the global sea-salt aerosol distribution: sensitivity to size-resolved and sea-surface temperature dependent emission schemes. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11735-11755, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11735-2013.


Alonso-Pérez, S., E. Cuevas, X. Querol, J.C. Guerra, and C. Pérez, 2012: African dust source regions for observed dust outbreaks over the Subtropical Eastern North Atlantic region, above 25°N. J. Arid Environ., 78, 100-109, doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2011.11.013.

Basart, S., C. Pérez, S. Nickovic, E. Cuevas, and J.M. Baldasano, 2012: Development and evaluation of the BSC-DREAM8b dust regional model over Northern Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Tellus B, 64, 18539, doi:10.3402/tellusb.v64i0.18539.

Basart, S., M.T. Pay, O. Jorba, C. Pérez, P. Jiménez-Guerrero, M. Schulz, and J.M. Baldasano, 2012: Aerosols in the CALIOPE air quality modelling system: validation and analysis of PM levels, optical depths and chemical composition over Europe. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3363-3392, doi:10.5194/acp-12-3363-2012.

Haustein, K., C. Pérez, J.M. Baldasano, O. Jorba, S. Basart, R.L. Miller, Z. Janjic, T. Black, S. Nickovic, M.C. Todd, and R. Washington, 2012: Atmospheric dust modeling from meso to global scales with the online NMMB/BSC-Dust model - Part 2: Experimental campaigns in Northern Africa. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2933-2958, doi:10.5194/acp-12-2933-2012.

Jorba, O., D. Dabdub, C. Boxe, C. Pérez, Z. Janjic, and J. Baldasano, 2012: Potential significance of photoexcited NO2 on global air quality with the NMMB/BSC chemical transport model. J. Geophys. Res., 117, no. D13, D13301, doi:10.1029/2012JD017730.

Kokkalis, P., R.E. Mamouri, M. Todua, G.G. Didebulidze, A. Papayannis, V. Amiridis, S. Basart, C. Pérez, and J.M. Baldasano, 2012: Ground-, satellite- and simulation-based analysis of a strong dust event over Abastumani, Georgia, during May 2009. Int. J. Remote Sens., 33, 4886-4901, doi:10.1080/01431161.2011.644593.

Schulz, M., J.M. Prospero, A.R. Baker, F. Dentener, L. Ickes, P.S. Liss, N.M. Mahowald, S. Nickovic, C. Pérez, S. Rodríguez, M. Manmohan Sarin, I. Tegen, and R.A. Duce, 2012: The atmospheric transport and deposition of mineral dust to the ocean: Implications for research needs. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 10390-10404, doi:10.1021/es300073u.


Alonso-Pérez, S., E. Cuevas, C. Pérez, X. Querol, J.M. Baldasano, R. Draxler, and J.J. De Bustos, 2011: Trend changes of African airmass intrusions in the marine boundary layer over the subtropical eastern North Atlantic region in winter. Tellus B, 63, 255-265, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00524.x.

Pérez, C., K. Haustein, Z. Janjic, O. Jorba, N. Huneeus, J.M. Baldasano, T. Black, S. Basart, S. Nickovic, R.L. Miller, J.P. Perlwitz, M. Schulz, and M. Thomson, 2011: Atmospheric dust modeling from meso to global scales with the online NMMB/BSC-Dust model — Part 1: Model description, annual simulations and evaluation. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 13001-13027, doi:10.5194/acp-11-13001-2011.


Papanastasiou, D.K., A. Poupkou, E. Katragkou, V. Amiridis, D. Melas, N. Mihalopoulos, S. Basart, C. Pérez, and J.M. Baldasano, 2010: An assessment of the efficiency of dust regional modelling to predict Saharan dust transport episodes. Adv. Meteorol., 2010, 154368, doi:10.1155/2010/154368.

Pedrós, R., V. Estellés, M. Sicard, J.L. Gómez-Amo, M.P. Utrillas, J.A. Martínez-Lozano, F. Rocadenbosch, C. Pérez, and J.M. Baldasano Recio, 2010: Climatology of the aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio from Sun-photometric measurements. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 48, 237-249.

Seifert, P., A. Ansmann, I. Mattis, U. Wandinger, M. Tesche, R. Engelmann, D. Mueller, C. Pérez, and K. Haustein, 2010: Saharan dust and heterogeneous ice formation: Eleven years of cloud observations at a central-European EARLINET site. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D20201, doi:10.1029/2009JD013222.


Amiridis, V., M. Kafatos, C. Pérez, S. Kazadzis, E. Gerasopoulos, R.E. Mamouri, A. Papayannis, P. Kokkalis, E. Giannakaki, S. Basart, I. Daglis, and C. Zerefos, 2009: The potential of the synergistic use of passive and active remote sensing measurements for the validation of a regional dust model. Ann. Geophys., 27, 3155-3164, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-3155-2009.

Basart, S., C. Pérez, E. Cuevas, J.M. Baldasano, and G.P. Gobbi, 2009: Aerosol characterization in Northern Africa, Northeastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Basin and Middle East from direct-sun AERONET observations. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 8265-8282, doi:10.5194/acp-9-8265-2009.

Gerasopoulos, E., P. Kokkalis, V. Amiridis, E. Liakakou, C. Pérez, K. Haustein, K. Eleftheratos, M.O. Andreae, T.W. Andreae, and C.S. Zerefos, 2009: Dust specific extinction cross-sections over the Eastern Mediterranean using the BSC-DREAM model and sun photometer data: the case of urban environments. Ann. Geophys., 27, 2903-2912, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-2903-2009.

Haustein, K., C. Pérez, J.M. Baldasano, D. Müller, M. Tesche, A. Schladitz, V. Freudenthaler, B. Heese, M. Esselborn, B. Weinzierl, K. Kandler, and W.von Hoyningen-Huene, 2009: Regional dust model performance during SAMUM 2006. Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L03812, doi:10.1029/2008GL036463.

Osterloh, L., C. Pérez, D. Böhme, J.M. Baldasano, C. Böckmann, L. Schneidenbach, and D. Vicente, 2009: Software for the Retrieval of Aerosol microphysical properties from Lidar Data in the Framework of EARLINET-ASOS. Comput. Phys. Commun., 180, 2095-2102, doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2009.06.011.

Papayannis, A., R.E. Mamouri, V. Amiridis, S. Kazadzis, C. Pérez, G. Tsaknakis, P. Kokkalis, and J.M. Baldasano, 2009: Systematic lidar observations of Saharan dust layers over Athens, Greece in the frame of EARLINET project (2004-2006). Ann. Geophys., 27, 3611-3620, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-3611-2009.


Baldasano, J.M., P. Jiménez-Guerrero, O. Jorba, C. Pérez, E. López, P. Güereca, F. Martín, M.G. Vivanco, I. Palomino, X. Querol, M. Pandolfi, M.J. Sanz, and J.J. Diéguez, 2008: Caliope: An operational air quality forecasting system for the Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands — First annual evaluation and ongoing developments. Adv. Sci. Res., 2, 89-98.

Jiménez-Guerrero, P., C. Pérez, O. Jorba, and J.M. Baldasano, 2008: Contribution of Saharan Dust in an Integrated Air Quality System and its On-Line Assessment. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L03814, doi:10.1029/2007GL031580.

Jorba, O., T. Loridan, J. Jiménez-Guerrero, C. Pérez, and J.M. Baldasano, 2008: Development of a linkage between the Advanced Research Weather Research and Forecasting model and the CHIMERE Chemistry-Transport Model. Environ. Model. Softw., 23, 1092-1094, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.02.002.

Papayannis, A., V. Amiridis, L. Mona, G. Tsaknakis, D. Balis, J. Bösenberg, A. Chaikovski, F. De Tomasi, I. Grigorov, I. Mattis, V. Mitev, D. Müller, S. Nickovic, C. Pérez, A. Pietruczuk, G. Pisani, F. Ravetta, V. Rizi, M. Sicard, T. Trickl, M. Wiegner, M. Gerding, R.E. Mamouri, G. D'Amico, and G. Pappalardo, 2008: Systematic lidar observations of Saharan dust over Europe in the frame of EARLINET (2000-2002). J. Geophys. Res., 113, D10204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009028.

Todd, M.C., D. Bou Karam, C. Cavazos, C. Bouet, B. Heinold, J.M. Baldasano, G. Cautenet, I. Koren, C. Perez, F. Solmon, I. Tegen, P. Tulet, R. Washington, and A. Zakey, 2008: Quantifying uncertainty in estimates of mineral dust flux: An intercomparison of model performance over the Bodélé Depression, northern Chad. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D24107, doi:10.1029/2008JD010476.


Kishcha, P., P. Alpert, A. Shtivelman, S.O. Krichak, J.H. Joseph, G. Kallos, P. Katsafados, C. Spyrou, G.P. Gobbi, F. Barnaba, S. Nickovic, C. Pérez, and J.M. Baldasano, 2007: Forecast errors in dust vertical distributions over Rome (Italy): Multiple particle size representation and cloud contributions. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D15205, doi:10.1029/2006JD007427.

Papayannis, A., H.Q. Zhang, V. Amiridis, H.B. Ju, G. Chourdakis, G. Georgoussis, C. Pérez, H.B. Chen, P. Goloub, R.E. Mamouri, S. Kazadzis, D. Paronis, G. Tsaknakis, and J.M. Baldasano, 2007: Extra-ordinary dust event over Beijing, China, during April 2006: Lidar, sun photometric, satellite observations and model validations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L07806, doi:10.1029/2006GL029125.


Balis, D., V. Amiridis, S. Kazadzis, A. Papayannis, G. Tsaknakis, S. Tzortzakis, N. Kalivitis, M. Vrekoussis, M. Kanakidou, N. Mihalopoulos, G. Chourdakis, S. Nickovic, C. Pérez, J.M. Baldasano, and M. Drakakis, 2006: Optical characteristics of desert dust over the East Mediterranean during summer: A case study. Ann. Geophys., 24, 807-821, doi:10.5194/angeo-24-807-2006.

Pérez, C., P. Jiménez, O. Jorba, M. Sicard, and J.M. Baldasano, 2006: Influence of the PBL scheme on high resolution photochemical simulations in an urban coastal area over the Western Mediterranean. Atmos. Environ., 40, no. 27, 5274-5297, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.04.039.

Pérez, C., S. Nickovic, J.M. Baldasano, M. Sicard, F. Rocadenbosh, and V.E. Cachorro, 2006: A long Saharan dust event over the western Mediterranean: Lidar, sun photometer observations and regional dust modeling. J. Geophys. Res., 111, D15214, doi:10.1029/2005JD006579.

Pérez, C., S. Nickovic, G. Pejanovic, J.M. Baldasano, and E. Özsoy, 2006: Interactive dust-radiation modeling: A step to improve weather forecast. J. Geophys. Res., 111, D16206, doi:10.1029/2005JD006717.

Sicard, M., C. Pérez, F. Rocadenbosch, J.M. Baldasano, and D. García-Vizcaino, 2006: Mixed layer depth determination in the Barcelona costal area from regular lidar measurements: methods, results and limitations, 2006. Bound.-Layer Meteorol., 119, no. 1, 135-157, doi:10.1007/s10546-005-9005-9.


Viana, M., C. Pérez, X. Querol, A. Alastuey, S. Nickovic, and J.M. Baldasano, 2005: Spatial and temporal variability of PM levels and composition in a complex summer atmospheric scenario in Barcelona (NE Spain). Atmos. Environ., 39, 5343-5361, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2005.05.039.


Jorba, O., C. Pérez, F. Rocadenbosch, and J.M. Baldasano, 2004: Cluster analysis of 4-day back trajectories arriving in the Barcelona area (Spain) from 1997 to 2002. J. Appl. Meteorol., 43, 887-901, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(2004)043<0887:CAODBT>2.0.CO;2.

Pérez, C., M. Sicard, O. Jorba, A. Comerón, and J.M. Baldasano, 2004: Summertime re-recirculations of air pollutants over the north-eastern Iberian coast observed from systematic EARLINET lidar measurements in Barcelona. Atmos. Environ., 38, 3983-4000, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2004.04.010.


Bösenberg, J., V. Matthias, A. Amodeo, V. Amoiridis, A. Ansmann, J.M. Baldasano, I. Balin, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Boselli, G. Carlsson, A. Chaikovsky, G. Chourdakis, A. Comerón, F. Tomasi, R. Eixmann, V. Freudenthaler, H. Giehl, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Iarlori, A. Kirsche, G. Kolarov, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, W. Kumpf, G. Larchev√™que, H. Linné, R. Matthey, I. Mattis, A. Mekler, I. Mironova, V. Mitev, L. Mona, D. Müller, S. Music, S. Nickovic, M. Pandolfi, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, H. Pelon, C. Pérez, R.M. Perrone, R. Persson, D.P. Resendes, V. Rizi, F. Rocadenbosch, J.A. Rodrigues, L. Sauvage, L. Schneidenbach, R. Schumacher, V. Shcherbakov, V. Simeonov, P. Sobolewski, N. Spinelli, I. Stachlewska, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, G. Tsaknakis, G. Vaughan, U. Wandinger, X. Wang, M. Wiegner, M. Zavrtanik, and C. Zerefos, 2003: EARLINET: A European Aerosol Research Lidar Network to Establish an Aerosol Climatology. MPI Report 348. Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie.

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