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Michel Dos Santos Mesquita

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NORCE, Uni Research Klima
  • E-mailMichel.Mesquita@uib.no
  • Phone+47 476 02 340
  • Visitor Address
    Allegt. 55
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5007 BERGEN
Academic article
  • 2019. Spatial synchrony in sub-arctic geometrid moth outbreaks reflects dispersal in larval and adult life cycle stages. Journal of Animal Ecology. 1134-1145.
  • 2019. Multivariate Intraseasonal Rainfall Index applied to South America. Meteorological Applications. 521-527.
  • 2018. Using social media to improve peer dialogue in an online course about regional climate modeling. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design. 1-21.
  • 2018. Improving quantitative rainfall prediction using ensemble analogues in the tropics: Case study of Uganda. Atmosphere.
  • 2017. How well does the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting Interim Reanalysis represent the surface air temperature in Cuban weather stations? International Journal of Climatology. 1216-1233.
  • 2017. Evaluating the present annual water budget of a Himalayan headwater river basin using a high-resolution atmosphere-hydrology model. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. 4786-4807.
  • 2017. Assessing the Performance of WRF Model in Simulating Rainfall over Western Uganda. Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting.
  • 2017. A surface-layer study of the transport and dissipation of turbulent kinetic energy and the variances of temperature, humidity and CO2. Boundary-layer Meteorology. 211-231.
  • 2016. Similarity analysis of turbulent transport and dissipation for momentum, temperature, moisture and CO2 during BLLAST. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions.
  • 2016. Patterns of dekadal rainfall variation over a selected region in Lake Victoria Basin, Uganda. Atmosphere.
  • 2016. Modelled and observed sea surface temperature trends for the Caribbean and Antilles. International Journal of Climatology. 1873-1886.
  • 2016. Maximum covariance analysis to identify intraseasonal oscillations over tropical Brazil. Climate Dynamics. 1-14.
  • 2016. Helping to Make Sense of Regional Climate Modeling: Professional Development for Scientists and Decision Makers Anytime, Anywhere. Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS). 1173-1185.
  • 2016. Forecasting India's water future. EOS. 14-18.
  • 2016. Comparison of Parametric and Nonparametric Methods for Analyzing the Bias of a Numerical Model. Modelling and Simulation in Engineering. 7 pages.
  • 2016. Cold case: The death of common guillemots in the Barents Sea. Significance. 28-33.
  • 2015. There is more to climate than the North Atlantic Oscillation: a new perspective from climate dynamics to explain the variability in population growth rates of a long-lived seabird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 14 pages.
  • 2015. Southern Hemisphere strong polar mesoscale cyclones in high-resolution datasets. Climate Dynamics.
  • 2015. Numerical Simulations of the 1 May 2012 Deep Convection Event over Cuba: Sensitivity to Cumulus and Microphysical Schemes in a High-Resolution Model. Advances in Meteorology. 1-16.
  • 2014. The Dengue risk transmission during the FIFA 2014 World Cup. arXiv.org. 14 pages.
  • 2014. Norway and Cuba continue collaborating to build capacity to improve weather forecasting. EOS. 205-205.
  • 2014. Horizontal resolution in a nested-domain WRF simulation: a Bayesian analysis approach. arXiv.org. 4 pages.
  • 2013. Diagnosis of regime-dependent cloud simulation errors in CMIP5 models using "A-Train" satellite observations and reanalysis data. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. 2762-2780.
  • 2013. Capacity Building for the Caribbean Region. EOS. 264-264.
  • 2013. Atmospheric winter response to a projected future Antarctic sea-ice reduction: a dynamical analysis. Climate Dynamics. 2707-2718.
  • 2012. Present and future offshore wind power potential in northern Europe based on downscaled global climate runs with adjusted SST and sea ice cover. Renewable Energy. 398-405.
  • 2012. Evaluation of cloud and water vapor simulations in CMIP5 climate models using NASA "A-Train" satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. 24 pages.
  • 2011. Sea-ice anomalies in the Sea of Okhotsk and the relationship with storm tracks in the Northern Hemisphere during winter. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. 312-323.
  • 2010. Environmental energetics of an exceptional high-latitude storm. Atmospheric Science Letters. 39-45.
  • 2010. Characteristics and Variability of Storm Tracks in the North Pacific, Bering Sea, and Alaska. Journal of Climate. 294-311.
  • 2009. Precipitation downscaling in Western Norway; time-step precipitation intensity. Annalen der Meteorologie. 90-91.
  • 2009. New perspectives on the synoptic development of the severe October 1992 Nome storm. Geophysical Research Letters.
  • 2009. Characteristics and variability of storm tracks in the North Pacific, Bering Sea and Alaska. Journal of Climate.
  • 2008. Climatological properties of summertime extra-tropical storm tracks in the Northern Hemisphere. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. 557-569.
Lecture
  • 2019. Statistical modeling of climate extremes with R.
  • 2019. Introduction to Data Science.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. Effective Strategies to Engage Atmospheric Scientists in Online Professional Development: Meeting the Demands of a Rapidly Changing Workforce.
  • 2019. Holistic approach to defining climate in ecological studies.
  • 2017. There is more to climate than the North Atlantic Oscillation: lessons from seabird ecology.
  • 2017. Status on the C-ICE budget and TERI’s plans.
  • 2017. Quality Assessment Matrix (QAM): et nytt verktøy for å forstå økologiske effekter av klimavariasjoner.
  • 2017. New tools to understand climate-ecology interactions: lessons from seabird studies.
  • 2017. Hexagon@University of Bergen, Norway.
  • 2017. Design of Experiments to improve the forecasting of Bay of Bengal storms.
  • 2017. C-ICE project meeting goals and updates.
  • 2017. Analysis of an Antarctic sea ice index: what are the observations telling us?
  • 2016. What does the Antarctic sea ice record tell us?
  • 2016. Timing of reproducton in seabirds: large-scale comparisons, and links to population dynamics, climate and lower trophic levels (SEATIME) - a project in the Fjord and Coast Flagship.
  • 2016. There is more to climate than the North Atlantic Oscillation: a new perspective from climate dynamics and climate-specific methods to explain the variability in population growth rates of a long-lived seabird.
  • 2016. Statistical post-processing methods based on climate model genealogy.
  • 2016. Genealogy of climate simulators: does it matter?
  • 2016. Framework based on statistical experimental design to evaluate physical parameterization sensitivity in climate and weather forecasting models.
  • 2016. Can Antarctic sea ice loss affect the Indian summer monsoon rainfall? Insights from a new project called C-ICE.
  • 2016. Breeding success in Atlantic puffins at Hjelmsøya, northern Norway: effects of food availability and climate variation.
  • 2016. Bilateral collaboration between Norway and Cuba: From research to informed climate change adaptation measures for food security.
  • 2016. Are we doing all we can to prepare for future changes in climate?
  • 2015. Welcome to the INDNOR Collaborative Workshop 2015.
  • 2015. There is more to climate than the North Atlantic Oscillation: a new perspective from climate dynamics and climatology-specific methods to explain the variability in population growth rates of a long-lived seabird.
  • 2015. The future of climate extremes in the Caribbean.
  • 2015. Summary of previous day activities and pending discussions.
  • 2015. Rethinking uncertainty in climate simulators: experiment design, parameter space, and genealogy.
  • 2015. NORINDIA: What would we do differently?
  • 2015. Evaluation of parameterization schemes in the Weather and Research Forecasting model through asymmetrical fractional factorial designs.
  • 2015. Climate change in the Caribbean: insights from the XCUBE Project.
  • 2015. Bayesian estimation of surface temperature change in the Indus, Brahmaputra and Beas basins for the period 2039-2100.
  • 2014. WRF-Hydro simulation of the Himalaya Beas river basin.
  • 2014. Importance of experiment design for WRF simulations.
  • 2014. First results from the WRF simulations for the Indian region.
  • 2013. Writing and Presentation Skills in Climate Sciences.
  • 2013. Welcome to Stats+Climate.
  • 2013. Rethinking uncertainty in regional climate models.
  • 2013. Rethinking Uncertainty in Regional Climate Models.
  • 2013. Rethinking Uncertainty in Regional Climate Models.
  • 2013. Rethinking Uncertainty in Regional Climate Models.
  • 2013. R Statistical Package Lab.
  • 2013. Predictability of Regional Climate: A Bayesian Approach to Analysing a WRF Model Ensemble.
  • 2013. Northern Hemisphere Extra-Tropical Storm Tracks: Observations and Projected Changes.
  • 2013. Northern Hemisphere Extra-Tropical Storm Tracks: Observations and Projected Changes.
  • 2013. Metropolis Algorithm Lab.
  • 2013. Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC): Metropolis algorithm.
  • 2013. Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCM): Gibbs Sampler.
  • 2013. Introduction to R. UFRN Short Course.
  • 2013. Introduction to R Statistical Package.
  • 2013. Introduction to Bayesian methods. Climate Tutorial 2013 WRF.
  • 2013. Introduction to Bayesian Statistics.
  • 2013. Discrete Variables Lab.
  • 2013. Continuous Variables: Uniform Prior.
  • 2013. Continuous Variables: Poisson Distribution.
  • 2013. Continous Variables: Beta Prior.
  • 2013. Climate Modeling: Introduction and Basics.
  • 2013. Climate Modeling: Applications, Case Study and Downscaling.
  • 2013. Challenges in Combining Climate Models.
  • 2013. Bayes’ Theorem and Discrete Variables.
  • 2013. Bayesian Inference with the Normal Distribution.
  • 2013. Bayesian Hierarchical Models.
  • 2013. Bayesian Credible Interval.
  • 2013. Bayesian Analysis of Regional Climate Models Lab.
  • 2013. Bayesian Analysis of Regional Climate Models.
  • 2013. Bayesian Analysis of Global Climate Models Lab.
  • 2013. Bayesian Analysis of Global Climate Models.
  • 2013. Bayesian Analysis of Climate Extremes Lab.
  • 2013. Bayesian Analysis of Climate Extremes.
  • 2013. An Online Approach for Training International Climate Scientists to Use Computer Models.
  • 2013. A Bayesian Approach to Regional Climate Modeling Experiment Design.
  • 2012. XCUBE: Project overview.
  • 2012. WRF Lab Session: predicting South East Asia typhoons with WRF.
  • 2012. The need for capacity building in climate science.
  • 2012. Regional Climate Modeling.
  • 2012. Reading and plotting NetCDF data format.
  • 2012. Numerical Weather Prediction: Physical processes.
  • 2012. NORINDIA project introduction and overview. "Indo-Norwegian research collaboration to address climate change impacts on selected Indian hydrological systems using Earth System and High Resolution Modelling.
  • 2012. Long Term E-Capacity Building (LEAD): A new approach for climate science research. "Indo-Norwegian research collaboration to address climate change impacts on selected Indian hydrological systems using Earth system and high resolution modelling.
  • 2012. Lecture III - Analysis of multi-model ensembles using Bayesian probability theory.
  • 2012. Lecture II - Introduction to Bayesian data analysis.
  • 2012. Lecture I - Introduction to Bayesian data analysis.
  • 2012. Lab Practice III - Analysis of multi-model ensembles using Bayesian probability theory.
  • 2012. Lab Practice II - Introduction to Bayesian data analysis.
  • 2012. Lab Practice I - Introduction to Bayesian data analysis.
  • 2012. Issues in climate data.
  • 2012. Introduction to limited-area modeling.
  • 2012. Eleven (11) lectures on advanced data analysis and modelling in climate sciences.
  • 2012. Climate downscaling and ecosystem modeling.
  • 2012. Best practices in regional climate modeling.
  • 2012. Bayesian assessment of WRF tropical channel simulations.
  • 2012. Bayesian assessment of WRF tropical channel simulations.
  • 2012. An alternative approach for evaluationg regional climate models using Bayesian Probability.
  • 2011. When enough is not enough: the Einfrastructure challenges in Climate Research.
  • 2011. Using Google Docs for collaborating on scientific reports and papers.
  • 2011. The need for capacity building.
  • 2011. Successful scientific writing.
  • 2011. Successful scientific writing.
  • 2011. Simulating the climate from paleocene to present-daz and beyond: Challenges in climate modelling.
  • 2011. Northern hemisphere extra-tropical storm tracks: Observations and projected changes.
  • 2011. Introduction to limited-area modeling.
  • 2011. Introduction to Climate Modeling.
  • 2011. Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences.
  • 2011. Cyclone Sidr: a study case using WRF.
  • 2011. Clouds and cloud microphysics.
  • 2011. Climate study of the future drinking-water availability in Bergen, Norway using a linear model for orographic precipitation.
  • 2011. Atmospheric radiation and radiation schemes in WRF.
  • 2011. Atmospheric radiation.
  • 2011. Atmospheric dynamics: Scale Analysis.
  • 2011. Atmospheric Dynamics: vector calculus review.
  • 2011. Atmospheric Dynamics: simple steady motion.
  • 2011. Atmospheric Dynamics: fundamental forces.
  • 2011. Atmospheric Dynamics: fluid properties.
  • 2011. Atmospheric Dynamics: circulation and vorticity.
  • 2011. Atmospheric Dynamics: Introduction.
  • 2011. Analyzing the effects of climate change on Northern hemisphere storm tracks and storm characteristics.
  • 2010. Welcome to the "WRF lecture series at the Bjerknes Centre".
  • 2010. North Pacific storm tracks.
  • 2010. Easterly waves in tropical channel simulations.
  • 2010. Easterly Waves in Tropical Channel Simulations: An Assessement Using the WRF Modell.
  • 2009. Storm Tracks in the North Pacific - Relevance to Coastal States.
  • 2009. Precipitation downscaling on the wets coast of Norway: comparison with observational network dataset.
  • 2009. Precipitation Downscaling in Western Norway: Time-step Precipitation Intensity.
  • 2009. Characteristics and Variability of Storm Tracks in the North Pacific, Bering Sea and Alaska.
Popular scientific article
  • 2016. The atmosphere's role in the rise and fall of the guillemot. Fram Forum. 22-25.
  • 2016. Forecasting India's water future. EOS.
  • 2015. The end of p values? Yarker Consulting.
  • 2015. How to Design Publication-type Maps Using Google Maps and R. Yarker Consulting.
  • 2014. Vanskelige indiske vannveier. To Grader.
  • 2012. WRF-Hydro: a new member of the WRF family. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2012. WRF makes history in South Asia. Atmospheric Sciences Section of the AGU Newsletter. AGU AS Newsletter.
  • 2012. WRF makes history in South Asia. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2012. US and Cuban Scientific Cooperation in Atmospheric Science. AGU AS Newsletter. 3 pages.
  • 2012. Novel and Scalable Spatio-Temporal Technique for Ocean Eddy Monitoring. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
  • 2012. Climate Change Insights to the Northeastern Region of Brazil. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter. 1-3.
  • 2012. A Physically Consistent Ocean Eddy Monitoring Application. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • 2011. Visiting One of India’s Most Prestigious Meteorological Institutes. AGU AS Newsletter.
  • 2011. Emerging Needs for eInfrastructure in Climate Science. META : Magazine. 34-37.
  • 2010. From state-of-the-art model to top- notch research: a visit to the mesoscale and microscale meteorology division at NCAR. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter. 4-5.
  • 2010. A Few Highlights from the EGU2010. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter. 5-6.
  • 2009. Wind Power Research Incentive in Norway. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter. 5-5.
  • 2009. The promising future of wind energy: offshore "floating" turbines. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2009. The current situation of arid and semi-arid lands in South America. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2009. Supercomputers Going Green? Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter. 3-3.
  • 2009. Meteorological downscaling methods with artificial neural network models. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2008. Stormar senkar Alaska-kysten. Hubro. Magasin for Universitetet i Bergen.
  • 2008. South American Cyclogenesis. AGU AS Newsletter. 6-6.
  • 2008. How prepared are Undergraduate Students for the Job Market in Atmospheric Sciences? AGU AS Newsletter. 4-4.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2019. Importance of air-sea coupling in determining tropical cyclone using WRF and it's impacts using storm surge models.
  • 2009. Characteristics and variability of storm tracks in the North Pacific, Bering Sea and Alaska.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2019. Challenges in forecasting water resources of the Indus River basin: Lessons from the analysis and modeling of atmospheric and hydrological processes. 27 pages.
Abstract
  • 2019. Forecasting water resources of the Indus River Basin. Bjerknessenteret News.
  • 2016. Norway and Cuba evaluate bilateral climate research results. EOS. 8-8.
  • 2015. A hybrid approach to online and traditional learning during a boundary layer meteorology course. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. 1-5.
  • 2010. Sea-ice changes in the Sea of Okhotsk: Relationship with storm tracks and the North Atlantic Oscillation. Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • 2010. Performance of tropical channel simulations using the WRF model: Ethiopian rainfall responses to microphysical and cumulus parameterization schemes. EMS Annual Meeting Abstracts.
  • 2010. Estimating future energy potential for offshore wind energy in Euroope by the use of dynamical downscaling. Proceedings of the European wind energy conference & exhibition 2010.
Digital learning tools
  • 2013. Science education website to provide capacity building to students, researchers, stakeholders and scientists around the world.
Academic literature review
  • 2017. New vigour involving statisticians to overcome ensemble fatigue. 697-703.
  • 2011. A review on Northern Hemisphere sea-ice, storminess and the North Atlantic Oscillation: Observations and projected changes. 809-834.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2016. Dramatic record low for November Antarctic sea ice since 1979. Uni Research.
  • 2012. Providing Capacity to an Increasing Demand for Climate Services. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2012. Downscaling model techniques for climate change analysis applied to the Amazon region. Atmospheric Sciences Section of AGU Newsletter.
  • 2011. An Indo-Norwegian Research Collaboration on Climate Change. AGU AS Newsletter. 8-9.
  • 2010. The need of HighResolution Climate Data. AGU AS Newsletter. 3-3.
  • 2010. Sea Ice impacts on the temperature and circulation on the Antarctica peninsula: a study using the BRAMS model. AGU AS Newsletter. 3-3.
Chapter
  • 2016. There is more to climate than the North Atlantic Oscillation: a new perspective from climate dynamics to explain the variability in population growth rates of a long-lived seabird. 75-88. In:
    • 2016. Climate Change and Marine Top Predators. Frontiers Media.

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