Publication list of Bernard Legras since 1996 [older papers]

Interannual variability in effective diffusivity in the upper troposphers / lower stratosphere from reanalysis data, 2015, M.Abalos, B. Legras & E. Shuckburgh, submitted to Quart. J. Meteorol. Soc., .

A modelling case study of a real Tropical Tropopause Layer cirrus : dynamical control of cloud formation and cloud impacts, 2015, A. Podgajen, R. Plougonven, A. Hertzog & B. Legras, submitted to Atmos. Chem. Phys., .

Transport across the tropical tropopause layer and convection, 2015, A.S. Tissier & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., 15, pp. 26231-26271, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-26231-2015.

Sensitivity of thermal infrared sounders to the chemical and micro-physical properties of UTLS secondary sulphate aerosols, 2015, P. Sellitto & B. Legras Atmos. Meas. Discuss., 8, pp. 8439-8481, doi:10.5194/amtd-8-8439-2015.

Synergistic use of Lagrangian dispersion modelling, satellite- and ground-based measurements for the investigation of volcanic plumes evolution and their impact on the downwind aerosol optical and micro-physical properties: the Mount Etna eruption of 25-27 October 2013, 2015, P. Sellitto, A. di Sarra, S. Corradini, M. Boichu, H. Herbin, P. Dubuisson, G. Sèze, D. Meloni, F. Monteleone, L. Merucci, J. Rusalem, G. Salerno, P. Briole & B. Legras, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., .

Effect of gravity wave temperature variations on homogeneous ice nucleation, 2015, T. Dinh, A. Podglajen, A. Hertzog, B. Legras & R. Plougonven, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., 15, pp. 8771-8799, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-8771-2015, [PDF].

Evaluating the advective Brewer-Dobson circulation in three reanalyses for the period 1979-2012, 2015, M. Abalos, B. Legras, F. Ploeger & W.J. Randel, J. Geophys. Res., 120, pp. 7534-7554, doi:10.1002/2015JD023182 [PDF].

Quantifying the effects of mixing and residual circulation on trends of stratospheric mean age of air, 2015, F. Ploeger, M. Abalos, T. Birner, P Konopka, B. Legras, R. Müller & M. Riese Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, pp. 2047-2054, doi:10.1002/2014GL062927 [PDF].

Climate Change Sceptics, 2013, B. Legras, European Review, 21, pp S85-S93, doi:10.1017/S1062798713000173, [PDF].

Modelling and interpreting the isotopic composition of water vapour within convective updrafts, 2013, M. Bolot, B. Legras & E. Moyer Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, pp. 7903-7935, doi :10.5194/acp-13-7903-2013 [PDF].

Age of stratospheric air in the Era-Interim, 2012, M. Diallo, B. Legras & A. Chédin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, pp. 12133-12154, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12133-2012, [PDF].

On the origin of subvisible cirrus clouds in the tropical upper troposphere, 2012, M. Reverdy, V. Noel, H. Chepfer, & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, pp. 12081-12101, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12081-2012, [PDF].

A Lagrangian view of convective sources for transport of air across the Tropical Tropopause Layer: distribution, times and the radiative influence of clouds, 2011, A. Tzella & B. Legras Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, pp. 12517-12534, doi : 10.5194/acp-11-12517-2011, [PDF].

A critical look at solar-climate relationships from long temperature series, 2010, B. Legras, O. Mestre, E. Bard & P. Yiou, Clim. Past, 6, pp. 565-573, doi:10.5194/cp-6-565-2010, [PDF].

Statistical issues about solar-climate relations, 2010, P. Yiou, E. Bard, P. Dandin, B. Legras, P. Naveau, H.W. Rust, L. Terray & M. Vrac, Clim. Past, 6, pp. 565-573, doi:10.5194/cp-6-565-2010, [PDF].

Toward a novel high resolution modeling approach for the study of chemical evolution of pollutant plumes during long-range transport, 2010, E. Real, I. Pisso, K.S. Law, B. Legras, N. Bousserez, H. Schlager, A. Roiger & J. L. Atti, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D12302, doi:10.1029/2009JD011707, [PDF].

Sensitivity of ensemble Lagrangian reconstructions to assimilated wind time step resolution, 2010, I. Pisso, V. Marécal, B. Legras & G. Berthet, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, pp. 3155-3162, doi:10.5194/acp-10-3155-2010,, [PDF].

Large-scale instability of the generalized turbulent Kolmogorov flow, 2009, B. Legras & B. Villone, Non Linear.Proc. Geophys., 16, pp. 569-577, doi:10.5194/npg-16-569-2009, [PDF].

Estimation of mixing in the troposphere from Lagrangian trace gas reconstructions during long-range pollution plume transport, 2009, I. Pisso, E. Real, K.S. Law, B. Legras, N. Bousserez, J.L. Attié & H. Schlager, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D19301, doi:10.1029/2008JD011289, [PDF].

Local mixing events in the upper-troposphere lower-stratosphere: Part II, seasonal and interannual variability, 2009, E. Shuckburgh, F. d'Ovidio & B. Legras, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, pp. 3695-3706. [PDF]

Local mixing events in the upper-troposphere lower-stratosphere: Part I, detection with the Lyapunov diffusivity, 2009, F. d'Ovidio, E. Shuckburgh & B. Legras, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, pp. 3678-3694. [PDF]

A Lagrangian analysis of a the Asian Monsoon Water Vapor Maximum at 110 hPa, 2008, R. James, M. Bonazzola, B. Legras, K. Surbled & S. Fueglistaler, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L20810, doi:10.1029/2008GL035441 [PDF]

The heat budget of the tropical UT/LS: insight from ECMWF reanalysis, 2008, S. Fueglistaler, B. Legras, A. Beljaars, J.-J. Morcrette, A. Simmons, A.M. Tompkins, & S. Uppala, in revision in the Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. [PDF]

Mixing processes and exchanges in the tropical and the extra-tropical UT/LS, 2008, R. James & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., 8, pp. 10627-10664., revised version to appear in Atmos. Chem. Phys. [PDF]

An overview of the HIBISCUS campaign, 2011, J.-P. Pommereau et al., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, pp. 2309-2339. [PDF]

Diffusivity in the subtropics, 2008, I. Pisso & B. Legras, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, pp. 697-707. [PDF]

The COST-723 Action, 2007, W. Lahoz, S. Buelher & B. Legras, Quart. J. R. Met. Soc., 133, pp. 99-108. [PDF]

Transport and mixing in the stratosphere: the role of Lagrangian studies, 2007, B. Legras & F. d'Ovidio, in Particle-Laden Flow: From Geophysical to Kolmogorov Scales, editors B.J. Geurts et al., Springer, pp.57-69. [PDF]

Chemical segregation by heterogeneous emissions, 2007, L. Auger & B. Legras, Atmospheric Environment, 41, pp. 2303-2318. [PDF]

Stability of turbulent Kolmogorov flow, 2005, B. Legras & B. Villone, Proceedings of ITI 2003, Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

Variability of the Lagrangian turbulent diffusion in the lower stratosphere, 2005, B. Legras, I. Pisso, G. Berthet & F. Lefèvre, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, pp. 1605-1622. SRef-ID: 1680-7324/acp/2005-5-1605 [PDF]

Evidence for a k-5/3 spectrum from the EOLE Lagrangian balloons in the stratosphere, G. Lacorata, E. Aurell, B. Legras & A. Vulpiani, 2004, J. Atmos. Sci, 61, pp. 2936-2942. [PDF]

Stretching rates and equivalent length near the tropopause, 2003, R.K. Scott, E.F. Shuckburgh, J.P. Cammas & B. Legras, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D13), 4394, doi:10.1029/2002JD002988. [PDF]

Vertical diffusivity in the lower stratosphere from Lagrangian back-trajectory reconstructions of ozone profiles, B. Legras, B. Joseph & F. Lefèvre, 2003, J. Geophys. Res., 108, D18, 4562, doi:10.1029/2002JD003045. [PDF]

Dispersion and friction-induced stabilization of the Cahn-Hilliard inverse cascade, B. Legras & B. Villone, 2003, Physica D, 175, pp. 139-168. [PDF]

Hyperbolic trajectories and the Antarctic polar vortex, T. Y. Koh & B. Legras, 2002, Chaos, 12(2), pp. 382-394. [PDF]

Mixing and deformations in mantle plumes, C. Farnetani, B. Legras & P. Tackley, 2002, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 196, pp. 1-15. [PDF]

Relation between kinematic boundaries, stirring and barriers for the Antarctic polar vortex, B. Joseph & B. Legras, 2002, J. Atmos. Sci., 59, pp. 1198-1212. [PDF]

Comment on « Finding invariant manifolds in two dimensional velocity fields », G. Lapeyre, B.L. Hua & B. Legras, 2001, Chaos, 11(2), pp. 427-430.

The erosion of a distributed two-dimensional vortex in a background straining flow, B. Legras, D. Dritschel & P. Caillol, 2001, J. Fluid Mech., 441, pp. 369-398. [PDF]

Planetary-scale tropopause folds in the southern subtropics, J.-L. Baray, V. Daniel, G. Ancellet & B. Legras, 2000, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, pp. 353-356. [PDF]

The evolution of the ozone "collar" in the Antarctic lower stratosphere during early August 1994, A. Mariotti, C. R. Mechoso, B. Legras & V. Daniel, 2000, J. Atmos. Sci., 57, pp. 402-414.

Inverse cascade and Rossby waves in the Kolmogorov flow on the beta-plane, B. Legras, B. Villone & U. Frisch, 1999, Phys. Rev. Lett.,82(22), pp. 4440-4443. [PDF]

Vortex subjected to a shear: an experimental study, O. Paireau, P. Tabeling & B. Legras, 1998, J. Fluid Mech., 351, pp. 1-16.

Comparison between vertical ozone soundings and reconstructed potential vorticity maps by contour advection with surgery, A. Mariotti, M. Moustaoui, B. Legras and H. Teitelbaum, 1997, J. Geophys. Res., 102, D5, pp. 6131-6142. [PDF]

The effect of small-scale inhomogeneities on ozone depletion in the Arctic, S. Edouard, B. Legras, F. Lefèvre & R. Eymard, 1996, Nature, 384, pp. 444-447

The effect of dynamical mixing in a simple model of the ozone hole, S. Edouard, B. Legras & V. Zeitlin, 1996, J. Geophys. Res., 101, pp. 16,771-16,778.

Large-scale Kolmogorov flow on the beta-plane and resonant wave interactions, U. Frisch, B. Legras & B. Villone, 1996, Physica D, 94, pp. 36-56.

A guide to Liapunov vectors, B. Legras & R. Vautard, 1996, Predictability vol I, Seminar Proceedings, ECMWF, Reading, UK, pp. 143-156. [PDF]