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Volume 16, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6977–6995, 2016
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Research article 07 Jun 2016

Research article | 07 Jun 2016

Fennec dust forecast intercomparison over the Sahara in June 2011

Jean-Pierre Chaboureau et al.
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The Fennec field campaign conducted in June 2011 led to the first observational data set ever obtained that documents the Saharan atmospheric boundary layer under the influence of the heat low. In addition to the aircraft operation, four dust forecasts were run at low and high resolutions with convection-parameterizing and convection-permitting models, respectively. The unique airborne and ground-based data sets allowed the first ever intercomparison of dust forecasts over the western Sahara.
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