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Special issue | Hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean (ACP/AMT/GMD/HESS/NHESS/OS inter-journal SI)(ACP/AMT/GMD/HESS/NHESS/OS inter-journal SI)

Special issue | Hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean (ACP/AMT/GMD/HESS/NHESS/OS inter-journal SI)(ACP/AMT/GMD/HESS/NHESS/OS inter-journal SI)

Editor(s): M. Meier, G. T. Aronica, C. Barthlott, D. Cimini, V. Kotroni, E. Martin, R. Moussa, K. Schroeder, H. Wernli, and V. Ducrocq Special issue jointly organized between Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Geoscientific Model Development, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, and Ocean Science More information

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05 Oct 2020
Challenges in flood modeling over data-scarce regions: how to exploit globally available soil moisture products to estimate antecedent soil wetness conditions in Morocco
El Mahdi El Khalki, Yves Tramblay, Christian Massari, Luca Brocca, Vincent Simonneaux, Simon Gascoin, and Mohamed El Mehdi Saidi
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2591–2607,,, 2020
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28 Sep 2020
The heavy precipitation event of 14–15 October 2018 in the Aude catchment: A meteorological study based on operational numerical weather prediction systems and standard and personal observations
Olivier Caumont, Marc Mandement, François Bouttier, Judith Eeckman, Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier, Alexane Lovat, Olivier Nuissier, and Olivier Laurantin
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2020
Preprint under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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23 Sep 2020
Impact of a medicane on the oceanic surface layer from a coupled, kilometre-scale simulation
Marie-Noëlle Bouin and Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier
Ocean Sci., 16, 1125–1142,,, 2020
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16 Sep 2020
Specific climate classification for Mediterranean hydrology and future evolution under Med-CORDEX regional climate model scenarios
Antoine Allam, Roger Moussa, Wajdi Najem, and Claude Bocquillon
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 4503–4521,,, 2020
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14 Jul 2020
A multi-sourced assessment of the spatio-temporal dynamic of soil saturation in the MARINE flash flood model
Judith Eeckman, Hélène Roux, Audrey Douinot, Bertrand Bonan, and Clément Albergel
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2020
Preprint under review for HESS (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
25 Jun 2020
Modeling the response of soil moisture to climate variability in the Mediterranean region
Louise Mimeau, Yves Tramblay, Luca Brocca, Christian Massari, Stefania Camici, and Pascal Finaud-Guyot
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for HESS (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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11 Jun 2020
Surface processes in the 7 November 2014 medicane from air–sea coupled high-resolution numerical modelling
Marie-Noëlle Bouin and Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 6861–6881,,, 2020
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10 Jun 2020
Dependence of Predictability of Precipitation in the Northwestern Mediterranean Coastal Region on the Strength of Synoptic Control
Christian Keil, Lucie Chabert, Olivier Nuissier, and Laure Raynaud
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,,, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for ACP (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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28 May 2020
Aerosol indirect effects on the temperature–precipitation scaling
Nicolas Da Silva, Sylvain Mailler, and Philippe Drobinski
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 6207–6223,,, 2020
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27 May 2020
The sensitivity of intense rainfall to aerosol particle loading – a comparison of bin-resolved microphysics modelling with observations of heavy precipitation from HyMeX IOP7a
Christina Kagkara, Wolfram Wobrock, Céline Planche, and Andrea I. Flossmann
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1469–1483,,, 2020
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25 May 2020
Data impact studies with the AROME WMED reanalysis of the HyMeX SOP1
Nadia Fourrié, Mathieu Nuret, Pierre Brousseau, and Olivier Caumont
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for NHESS (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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16 Mar 2020
Radar-based characterisation of heavy precipitation in the eastern Mediterranean and its representation in a convection-permitting model
Moshe Armon, Francesco Marra, Yehouda Enzel, Dorita Rostkier-Edelstein, and Efrat Morin
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 1227–1249,,, 2020
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20 Feb 2020
Concurrent satellite and ground-based lightning observations from the Optical Lightning Imaging Sensor (ISS-LIS), the low-frequency network Meteorage and the SAETTA Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) in the northwestern Mediterranean region
Felix Erdmann, Eric Defer, Olivier Caumont, Richard J. Blakeslee, Stéphane Pédeboy, and Sylvain Coquillat
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 853–875,,, 2020
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11 Feb 2020
Characterization of the air–sea exchange mechanisms during a Mediterranean heavy precipitation event using realistic sea state modelling
César Sauvage, Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier, Marie-Noëlle Bouin, and Véronique Ducrocq
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 1675–1699,,, 2020
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07 Feb 2020
Evaluation of two hydrometeorological ensemble strategies for flash-flood forecasting over a catchment of the eastern Pyrenees
Hélène Roux, Arnau Amengual, Romu Romero, Ernest Bladé, and Marcos Sanz-Ramos
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 425–450,,, 2020
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23 Jan 2020
An ensemble square root filter for the joint assimilation of surface soil moisture and leaf area index within the Land Data Assimilation System LDAS-Monde: application over the Euro-Mediterranean region
Bertrand Bonan, Clément Albergel, Yongjun Zheng, Alina Lavinia Barbu, David Fairbairn, Simon Munier, and Jean-Christophe Calvet
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 325–347,,, 2020
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20 Jan 2020
Impact of high-resolution sea surface temperature representation on the forecast of small Mediterranean catchments' hydrological responses to heavy precipitation
Alfonso Senatore, Luca Furnari, and Giuseppe Mendicino
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 269–291,,, 2020
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02 Dec 2019
Groundwater influence on soil moisture memory and land–atmosphere fluxes in the Iberian Peninsula
Alberto Martínez-de la Torre and Gonzalo Miguez-Macho
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4909–4932,,, 2019
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19 Nov 2019
Atmospheric Moisture Effects on Heavy Precipitation During the HyMeX IOP16 Using GPS Nudging and Dynamical Downscaling
Alberto Caldas-Alvarez and Samiro Khodayar
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for NHESS (discussion: closed, 5 comments)
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13 Nov 2019
Hectometric scale simulations of a Mediterranean heavy precipitation event during HyMeX SOP1
Olivier Nuissier, Fanny Duffourg, Maxime Martinet, Véronique Ducrocq, and Christine Lac
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,,, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for ACP (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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04 Nov 2019
SAETTA: high-resolution 3-D mapping of the total lightning activity in the Mediterranean Basin over Corsica, with a focus on a mesoscale convective system event
Sylvain Coquillat, Eric Defer, Pierre de Guibert, Dominique Lambert, Jean-Pierre Pinty, Véronique Pont, Serge Prieur, Ronald J. Thomas, Paul R. Krehbiel, and William Rison
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5765–5790,,, 2019
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30 Oct 2019
Detection and attribution of flood trends in Mediterranean basins
Yves Tramblay, Louise Mimeau, Luc Neppel, Freddy Vinet, and Eric Sauquet
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4419–4431,,, 2019
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16 Oct 2019
On the potential of variational calibration for a fully distributed hydrological model: application on a Mediterranean catchment
Maxime Jay-Allemand, Pierre Javelle, Igor Gejadze, Patrick Arnaud, Pierre-Olivier Malaterre, Jean-Alain Fine, and Didier Organde
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for HESS (discussion: closed, 6 comments)
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07 Oct 2019
Methodology based on modelling processes and the characterisation of natural flows for risk assessment and water management under the influence of climate change
Sara Suárez-Almiñana, Abel Solera, Jaime Madrigal, Joaquín Andreu, and Javier Paredes-Arquiola
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for HESS (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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24 Sep 2019
Local and remote moisture sources for extreme precipitation: a study of the two catastrophic 1982 western Mediterranean episodes
Damián Insua-Costa, Gonzalo Miguez-Macho, and María Carmen Llasat
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3885–3900,,, 2019
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18 Sep 2019
Using nowcasting technique and data assimilation in a meteorological model to improve very short range hydrological forecasts
Maria Laura Poletti, Francesco Silvestro, Silvio Davolio, Flavio Pignone, and Nicola Rebora
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3823–3841,,, 2019
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23 Aug 2019
The impact of lightning and radar reflectivity factor data assimilation on the very short-term rainfall forecasts of RAMS@ISAC: application to two case studies in Italy
Stefano Federico, Rosa Claudia Torcasio, Elenio Avolio, Olivier Caumont, Mario Montopoli, Luca Baldini, Gianfranco Vulpiani, and Stefano Dietrich
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1839–1864,,, 2019
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06 Aug 2019
Impact of the dry-day definition on Mediterranean extreme dry-spell analysis
Pauline Rivoire, Yves Tramblay, Luc Neppel, Elke Hertig, and Sergio M. Vicente-Serrano
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1629–1638,,, 2019
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18 Jul 2019
Near East Desertification: impact of Dead Sea drying on convective rainfall
Samiro Khodayar and Johannes Hoerner
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,,, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for ACP (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
17 Jul 2019
A new dense 18-year time series of surface water fraction estimates from MODIS for the Mediterranean region
Linlin Li, Andrew Skidmore, Anton Vrieling, and Tiejun Wang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3037–3056,,, 2019
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08 Jul 2019
The AROME-WMED reanalyses of the first special observation period of the Hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean experiment (HyMeX)
Nadia Fourrié, Mathieu Nuret, Pierre Brousseau, Olivier Caumont, Alexis Doerenbecher, Eric Wattrelot, Patrick Moll, Hervé Bénichou, Dominique Puech, Olivier Bock, Pierre Bosser, Patrick Chazette, Cyrille Flamant, Paolo Di Girolamo, Evelyne Richard, and Frédérique Saïd
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2657–2678,,, 2019
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25 Jun 2019
A 50-year analysis of hydrological trends and processes in a Mediterranean catchment
Nathalie Folton, Eric Martin, Patrick Arnaud, Pierre L'Hermite, and Mathieu Tolsa
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 2699–2714,,, 2019
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21 Jun 2019
Contrasting rainfall-runoff characteristics of floods in desert and Mediterranean basins
Davide Zoccatelli, Francesco Marra, Moshe Armon, Yair Rinat, James A. Smith, and Efrat Morin
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 2665–2678,,, 2019
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05 Jun 2019
Contrasting stable water isotope signals from convective and large-scale precipitation phases of a heavy precipitation event in southern Italy during HyMeX IOP 13: a modelling perspective
Keun-Ok Lee, Franziska Aemisegger, Stephan Pfahl, Cyrille Flamant, Jean-Lionel Lacour, and Jean-Pierre Chaboureau
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7487–7506,,, 2019
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18 Apr 2019
Impact of airborne cloud radar reflectivity data assimilation on kilometre-scale numerical weather prediction analyses and forecasts of heavy precipitation events
Mary Borderies, Olivier Caumont, Julien Delanoë, Véronique Ducrocq, Nadia Fourrié, and Pascal Marquet
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 907–926,,, 2019
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17 Apr 2019
Assimilation of wind data from airborne Doppler cloud-profiling radar in a kilometre-scale NWP system
Mary Borderies, Olivier Caumont, Julien Delanoë, Véronique Ducrocq, and Nadia Fourrié
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 821–835,,, 2019
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12 Apr 2019
Identification of soil-cooling rains in southern France from soil temperature and soil moisture observations
Sibo Zhang, Catherine Meurey, and Jean-Christophe Calvet
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5005–5020,,, 2019
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10 Apr 2019
Characterization of atmospheric aerosol optical properties based on the combined use of a ground-based Raman lidar and an airborne optical particle counter in the framework of the Hydrological Cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment – Special Observation Period 1
Dario Stelitano, Paolo Di Girolamo, Andrea Scoccione, Donato Summa, and Marco Cacciani
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2183–2199,,, 2019
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02 Apr 2019
Assessing the impact of resolution and soil datasets on flash-flood modelling
Alexane Lovat, Béatrice Vincendon, and Véronique Ducrocq
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1801–1818,,, 2019
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13 Mar 2019
Synergy between in situ and altimetry data to observe and study Northern Current variations (NW Mediterranean Sea)
Alice Carret, Florence Birol, Claude Estournel, Bruno Zakardjian, and Pierre Testor
Ocean Sci., 15, 269–290,,, 2019
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04 Feb 2019
Impact of humidity biases on light precipitation occurrence: observations versus simulations
Sophie Bastin, Philippe Drobinski, Marjolaine Chiriaco, Olivier Bock, Romain Roehrig, Clemente Gallardo, Dario Conte, Marta Domínguez Alonso, Laurent Li, Piero Lionello, and Ana C. Parracho
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1471–1490,,, 2019
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25 Jan 2019
Integrating multiple satellite observations into a coherent dataset to monitor the full water cycle – application to the Mediterranean region
Victor Pellet, Filipe Aires, Simon Munier, Diego Fernández Prieto, Gabriel Jordá, Wouter Arnoud Dorigo, Jan Polcher, and Luca Brocca
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 465–491,,, 2019
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29 Nov 2018
How does initial soil moisture influence the hydrological response? A case study from southern France
Magdalena Uber, Jean-Pierre Vandervaere, Isabella Zin, Isabelle Braud, Maik Heistermann, Cédric Legoût, Gilles Molinié, and Guillaume Nord
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 6127–6146,,, 2018
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29 Nov 2018
Impact of upstream moisture structure on a back-building convective precipitation system in south-eastern France during HyMeX IOP13
Keun-Ok Lee, Cyrille Flamant, Fanny Duffourg, Véronique Ducrocq, and Jean-Pierre Chaboureau
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16845–16862,,, 2018
16 Oct 2018
Using a multi-hypothesis framework to improve the understanding of flow dynamics during flash floods
Audrey Douinot, Hélène Roux, Pierre-André Garambois, and Denis Dartus
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5317–5340,,, 2018
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26 Mar 2018
High-resolution humidity profiles retrieved from wind profiler radar measurements
Frédérique Saïd, Bernard Campistron, and Paolo Di Girolamo
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1669–1688,,, 2018
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22 Dec 2017
Modelling deep-water formation in the north-west Mediterranean Sea with a new air–sea coupled model: sensitivity to turbulent flux parameterizations
Léo Seyfried, Patrick Marsaleix, Evelyne Richard, and Claude Estournel
Ocean Sci., 13, 1093–1112,,, 2017
28 Nov 2017
The challenge of forecasting impacts of flash floods: test of a simplified hydraulic approach and validation based on insurance claim data
Guillaume Le Bihan, Olivier Payrastre, Eric Gaume, David Moncoulon, and Frédéric Pons
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5911–5928,,, 2017
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17 May 2017
The stable isotopic composition of water vapour above Corsica during the HyMeX SOP1 campaign: insight into vertical mixing processes from lower-tropospheric survey flights
Harald Sodemann, Franziska Aemisegger, Stephan Pfahl, Mark Bitter, Ulrich Corsmeier, Thomas Feuerle, Pascal Graf, Rolf Hankers, Gregor Hsiao, Helmut Schulz, Andreas Wieser, and Heini Wernli
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6125–6151,,, 2017
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21 Apr 2017
Validation of a new SAFRAN-based gridded precipitation product for Spain and comparisons to Spain02 and ERA-Interim
Pere Quintana-Seguí, Marco Turco, Sixto Herrera, and Gonzalo Miguez-Macho
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2187–2201,,, 2017
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04 Nov 2015
The radiative impact of desert dust on orographic rain in the Cévennes–Vivarais area: a case study from HyMeX
C. Flamant, J.-P. Chaboureau, P. Chazette, P. Di Girolamo, T. Bourrianne, J. Totems, and M. Cacciani
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12231–12249,,, 2015
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01 Jul 2015
AROME-WMED, a real-time mesoscale model designed for the HyMeX special observation periods
N. Fourrié, É. Bresson, M. Nuret, C. Jany, P. Brousseau, A. Doerenbecher, M. Kreitz, O. Nuissier, E. Sevault, H. Bénichou, M. Amodei, and F. Pouponneau
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 1919–1941,,, 2015
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26 Sep 2014
Multi-scale hydrometeorological observation and modelling for flash flood understanding
I. Braud, P.-A. Ayral, C. Bouvier, F. Branger, G. Delrieu, J. Le Coz, G. Nord, J.-P. Vandervaere, S. Anquetin, M. Adamovic, J. Andrieu, C. Batiot, B. Boudevillain, P. Brunet, J. Carreau, A. Confoland, J.-F. Didon-Lescot, J.-M. Domergue, J. Douvinet, G. Dramais, R. Freydier, S. Gérard, J. Huza, E. Leblois, O. Le Bourgeois, R. Le Boursicaud, P. Marchand, P. Martin, L. Nottale, N. Patris, B. Renard, J.-L. Seidel, J.-D. Taupin, O. Vannier, B. Vincendon, and A. Wijbrans
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3733–3761,,, 2014
09 May 2014
An ensemble study of HyMeX IOP6 and IOP7a: sensitivity to physical and initial and boundary condition uncertainties
A. Hally, E. Richard, and V. Ducrocq
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 1071–1084,,, 2014
02 Oct 2013
High-resolution Med-CORDEX regional climate model simulations for hydrological impact studies: a first evaluation of the ALADIN-Climate model in Morocco
Y. Tramblay, D. Ruelland, S. Somot, R. Bouaicha, and E. Servat
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 3721–3739,,, 2013
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