Publications

First authored

  • Nuijens, L. & Siebesma, A.P. (2019) Boundary Layer Clouds and Convection over Subtropical Oceans in our Current and in a Warmer Climate. Curr Clim Change Rep 5, 80–94 [link]
  • Nuijens, L. & Emanuel, K. (2018): Shallow cumulus and congestus modes in circulating equilibria of the tropical atmosphere in a two-column model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.[link]
  • Nuijens, L., Emanuel, K., Masunaga, H., & L’Ecuyer, T. (2017): Implications of Warm Rain in Shallow Cumulus and Congestus Clouds for Large-Scale Circulations. Surveys in Geophysics. [link]
  • Nuijens, L., B. Medeiros, I. Sandu and M. Ahlgrimm, (2015): Observed and modeled patterns of covariability between low-level cloudiness and the structure of the trade wind layer, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 7[link]
  • Nuijens, L., B. Medeiros, I. Sandu and M. Ahlgrimm, (2015): The behavior of trade-wind cloudiness in observations and models: the major cloud components and their variability, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 7 [link]
  • Nuijens, L., I. Serikov, L. Hirsch, K. Lonitz and B. Stevens (2013): The distribution and variability of low-level cloud in the North-Atlantic trades, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140, pp 2364 -2374. [link]
  • Nuijens L. & B. Stevens (2012): The influence of wind speed on shallow marine cumulus convection. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 69:1, pp 168–184. [link]
  • Nuijens, L., B. Stevens and A.P. Siebesma (2009): The environment of precipitating shallow cumulus convection. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 66, pp 1962-1979. [link]
  • Co-authored

  • Koning, A.M., Nuijens, L., Bosveld, F.C., Siebesma, A.P., van Dorp, P.J., Jonker, H.J.J. (submitted to JAS): Wind shear and momentum transport beneath cumulus over land
  • Dixit, V.V., Nuijens, L., Helfer, K.C. (submitted to JAMES): Counter-gradient momentum transport through subtropical shallow convection in ICON-LEM simulations [link]
  • Helfer, K.C., Nuijens, L., Dixit, V.V. (submitted to QJRMS): The role of shallow convection in the momentum budget of the trades from large-eddy-simulation hindcasts [link]
  • Sandu, I., Bechtold P., Nuijens, L., Beljaars, A. and Brown, A. (2020) What controls the systematic forecast biases in near-surface wind direction over the oceans? (ECMWF Technical Memo no 866 ) [link]
  • Helfer, K.C., Nuijens, L., De Roode, S.R. and Siebesma, A.P. (submitted to JAMES): How wind shear affects trade-wind cumulus convection [link]
  • Saggiorato, B., Nuijens, L., Siebesma, A. P., de Roode, S., Sandu, I. and Papritz, L. ( 2020). The influence of convective momentum transport and vertical wind shear on the evolution of a cold air outbreak. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 12, [link]
  • Vogel, R, Nuijens, L., Stevens, B. Influence of deepening and mesoscale organization of shallow convection on stratiform cloudiness in the downstream trades. Q J R Meteorol Soc. 2020; 146: 174– 185. [link]
  • Bony, S., Stevens, B., Ament, F., Bigorre, S., Chazette, P., Crewell, S., … Wirth, M. (2017). EUREC4A: A Field Campaign to Elucidate the Couplings Between Clouds, Convection and Circulation. Surveys in Geophysics, 38(6), 1529–1568. [link]
  • Medeiros, B. and Nuijens, L. (2015): Clouds at Barbados are representative of clouds across the trade wind regions in observations and climate models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(22), E3062–E3070. [link]
  • Vogel, R., Nuijens, L. and Stevens, B. (2016): The role of precipitation and spatial organization in the response of trade-wind clouds to warming. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems <8(2), 843–862. [link]
  • Stevens, B., Farrell, D., Hirsch, L., Jansen, F., Nuijens, L., Serikov, I., Brügmann, B., Forde, M., Linné, H., Lonitz, K., & Prospero, J. M. (2015). The Barbados Cloud Observatory — anchoring investigations of clouds and circulation on the edge of the ITCZ. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(5), 787-801. [link]
  • Lonitz, K., Stevens, B., Nuijens, L. & Hirsch, L. (2015). The signature of aerosols and meteorology in long-term cloud radar observations of trade-wind cumuli. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 72, 4643-4659. [link]
  • Brueck, M., Nuijens, L. & Stevens, B. (2015). On the seasonal and synoptic time scale variability of the North Atlantic trades and its low-level clouds. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 72, 1428-1446. [link]
  • Burdanowitz, J., Nuijens, L., Stevens, B. & Klepp, C. (2015). Evaluating light rain from satellite- and ground-based remote sensing data over the subtropical North Atlantic. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 54, 556-572. [link]
  • Lamer, K., Kollias, P. & Nuijens, L. (2015). Observations of the variability of shallow trade wind cumulus cloudiness and mass flux. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 120, 6161-6178. [link]
  • Siebert, H. et al. (2013). The fine-scale structure of the trade wind cumuli over Barbados – An introduction to the CARRIBA project. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 10061-10077. [link]
  • Rieck, M., Nuijens, L. & Stevens, B. (2012). Marine boundary layer cloud feedbacks in a constant relative humidity atmosphere. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 69, 2538-2550. [link]
  • Matheou, G., Chung, D., Nuijens, L., Stevens, B. & Teixeira, J. (2011). On the fidelity of large-eddy simulation of shallow precipitating cumulus convection. Monthly Weather Review, 139<, 2918-2939. [link]
  • vanZanten, M. et al (2011). Controls on precipitation and cloudiness in simulations of trade-wind cumulus as observed during RICO. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 3: M06001. [link]
  • Medeiros, B., Nuijens, L., Antoniazzi, C. & Stevens, B. (2010). Low-latitude boundary layer clouds as seen by CALIPSO. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 115: D23207. [link]
  • Other reading (book chapter, PhD/MSc theses, reports)

  • Nuijens, L. and C. Jacob, (2015): Descriptions of Clouds, Chapter 1 of Clouds and Climate (in review for Cambridge Press): a graduate-level textbook initiated by the European Union FP7 CLoud Intercomparison, Process Study and Evaluation (EUCLIPSE) project.
  • Nuijens, L. (2010): Precipitating Shallow Cumulus Convection. PhD thesis. University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Nuijens, L. (2006): The set-up of a Rain in Cumulus over the Ocean (RICO) shallow cumulus case for LES. InternshipKNMI. Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI), De Bilt, Netherlands.
  • Nuijens, L. (2005): Estimating precipitation from radar observations in the trade-wind cumulus region. MSc-Thesis. Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR), Wageningen, Netherlands