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  • Lauwaet, D., K. De Ridder, B. Maiheu, W. Boënne, M. Demuzere, and M.-L. Verdonck, 2017: Effectiveness of green and blue infrastructure to mitigate heat stress in the city of Ghent. Urban Climate, in preparation.
  • Saeed, S., E. Brisson, M. Demuzere, H. Tabari, P. Willems, and N. van Lipzig, 2017: Multidecadal convection permitting climate simulations over Belgium: Sensitivity of future precipitation extremes. Atmospheric Science Letters, 18(1), 29-36 [pdf].
  • Sharma, R., D. Lauwaet, H. Hooyberghs, and K. De Ridder, 2017: Assessing the Urban Heat Island of Delhi (India) with the urban climate model, UrbClim, Theoretical and Applied climatology, in review.
  • Sharma, R., H. Hooyberghs, D. Lauwaet, and K. De Ridder, 2017: Climate Change and Urban Heat Island – Short term and long term projections for Delhi, International Journal of Climatology, in preperation.
  • Termonia et al., 2017: The initiative as a foundation for climate services in Belgium, submitted to Climate Services.
  • Wouters, H., K. De Ridder, L. Poelmans, P. Willems, J. Brouwers, P. Hosseinzadehtalaei, H. Tabari, S. Vanden Broucke, N. P. M.  van Lipzig, and M. Demuzere, 2017: Heat stress increase under climate change twice as large in cities as in rural areas: A study for a densely populated midlatitude maritime region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1-11, doi:10.1002/2017GL074889 [pdf].


  • Brisson, E., K. Van Weverberg, M. Demuzere, A. Devis, S. Saeed, M. Stengel, and N. van Lipzig, 2016: How well can a convection‐permitting climate model reproduce decadal statistics of precipitation, temperature and cloud characteristics?. Climate Dynamics, 47(9-10), 3191-3202 [pdf].
  • De Ridder, K., B. Maiheu, D. Lauwaet, I.A. Daglis, I. Keramitsoglou, K. Kourtidis, P. Manunta, and M. Paganini, 2016: Urban Heat Island Intensification during Hot Spells—The Case of Paris during the Summer of 2003. Urban Science, 1, doi:10.3390/urbansci1010003 [pdf].
  • De Troch, R.: The application of the ALARO-0 model for regional climate modeling in Belgium: extreme precipitation and unfavorable conditions for the dispersion of air pollutants under present and future climate conditions, PhD Thesis, 9 May 2016 [pdf].
  • Giot, O., P. Termonia, D. Degrauwe, R. De Troch, S. Caluwaerts, G. Smet, J. Berckmans, A. Deckmyn, L. De Cruz, P. De Meutter, A.  Duerinckx, L. Gerard, R. Hamdi, J. Van den Bergh, M. Van Ginderachter, and B. Van Schaeybroeck, 2016: Validation of the ALARO-0 model within the EURO-CORDEX framework. Geoscientific Model Development 9(3), 1143-1152 [pdf].
  • Hamdi, R., F. Duchêne, J. Berckmans, A. Delcloo, C. Vanpoucke, and P. Termonia, 2016: Evolution of urban heat wave intensity for the Brussels Capital Region in the ARPEGE-Climat A1B scenario, Urban Climate, 17, 176-195.
  • Tabari, H., R. De Troch, O. Giot, R. Hamdi, P. Termonia, S. Saeed, S., E. Brisson, N. van Lipzig, and P. Willems, 2016: Local impact analysis of climate change on precipitation extremes: Are high-resolution climate models needed for realistic simulations? Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3843-3857, doi:10.5194/hess-20-3843-2016 [pdf].
  • Tabari, H., P. Hosseinzadehtalaei, P. Willems,  S. Saeed, E. Brisson, and N. van Lipzig, 2016: How will be future rainfall IDF curves in the context of climate change? Sustainable Hydraulics in the Era of Global Change: Proceedings of the 4th IAHR Europe Congress, Liege, Belgium, 27-29 July 2016. Ed. Sébastien Erpicum, Bejanmin Dewals, Pierre Archambeau, Michel Pirotton, CRC Press, 796-803; ISBN print 978-1-138-02977-4, ebook 978-1-4987-8149-7 [pdf].
  • Wouters, H., M. Demuzere, U. Blahak, K. Fortuniak, B. Maiheu, J. Camps, D. Tielemans, and N. van Lipzig, 2016: The efficient urban canopy dependency parametrization (SURY) v1.0 for atmospheric modelling: description and application with the COSMO-CLM model for a Belgian summer. Geoscientific Model Development, 9(9), 3027-3054 [pdf].
  • Wyard, C., C. Scholzen, X. Fettweis, J. Van Campenhout, and L. François, 2016: Decrease in climatic conditions favouring floods in the south-east of Belgium over 1959-2010 using the regional climate model MAR. Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.4879 [pdf].


  • Brisson, E., M. Demuzere, and N. van Lipzig, 2015: Modelling strategies for performing convection-permitting climate simulations. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 25(2), 149-163 [pdf].
  • Hamdi, R., O. Giot, R. De Troch, A. Deckmyn, and P. Termonia, 2015: Future climate of Brussels and Paris for the 2050s under the A1B scenario. Urban Climate, 12, 160-182.
  • Prein, A., W. Langhans, G. Fosser, A. Ferrone, N. Ban, K. Goergen, M. Keller, M. Toelle, O. Gutjahr, F. Feser, E. Brisson, S. Kollet, J. Schmidli, N. van Lipzig, and R. Leung, 2015: A review on regional convection-permitting climate modeling: Demonstrations, prospects, and challenges. Reviews of Geophysics, 53(2), 323-361 [pdf].
  • Tabari, H., M. T. Taye, and P. Willems, 2015: Water availability change in central Belgium for the late 21th century. Global and Planetary Change, 131, 115-123 [pdf].
  • Vanden Broucke, S., S. Luyssaert, E. Davin, I. Janssens, and N. van Lipzig, 2015: New insights in the capability of climate models to simulate the impact of LUC based on temperature decomposition of paired site observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120(11), 5417-5436 [pdf].
  • Wouters, H., M. Demuzere, K. De Ridder, and N. van Lipzig, 2015: The impact of impervious water-storage parametrization on urban climate modelling. Urban Climate, 11, 24-50.


  • De Troch, R., O. Giot, R. Hamdi, S. Saeed, H. Tabari, M. T. Taye, P. Termonia, N. van Lipzig, and P. Willems, 2014: Overview of a few regional climate models and climate scenarios for Belgium. Scientific and technical publication, 65, Publisher: Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Editor: D. Gellens, pp. 1-32 [pdf].