Conferences:
2022

Francis, D., 2022 (invited speaker): ‘Observing Earth Climate and Weather from space’, webinar, Emirati Society for GIS and Remote Sensing, Virtual.

Francis, D., 2022 (invited speaker): ‘Climate of the Arabian Peninsula: Main features, recent changes and trends’, Al Sidr Environmental Film Festival, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Francis, D., 2022 (invited speaker): Satellite Observations Applications, 2022, KU-PAIDA workshop, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Francis, D., R. Fonseca, N. Nelli Key, 2022, Factors Modulating the Threat of the Arabian Sea’s Tropical Cyclones to the Gulf Countries, American Meteorological Society 35th Tropical Meteorology Conference, New Orleans, USA.

Francis, D., R. Fonseca, N. Nelli, D. Bozkurt, G. Picard, B. Guan, 2022, ‘Atmospheric rivers drive exceptional Saharan dust transport towards Europe’ talk at the European Geoscience Union (EGU) General Assembly, May 2022, Vienna.

Conferences:
2021

Branch, O., et al., 2021: First Doppler lidar and cloud radar measurements of orographic convection initiation from a mountain observatory in the Al Hajar Mountains of the United Arab Emirates. vPICO, EGU General Assembly, Virtual meeting, 19–30 April 2021.

Fonseca, R., et al., 2021: Convection over the UAE and Implications for Cloud Seeding Operations: Observations and Modelling. Oral, 5th International Rain Enhancement Forum, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25th-26th January 2021.

Fonseca, R., et al., 2021: Climatology of the Heat Low and the Intertropical Discontinuity in the Arabian Peninsula. vPICO, EGU General Assembly, Virtual meeting, 19–30 April 2021.

Francis, D., 2021: Towards a Unified Multi-Component Atmospheric Model for rain enhancement applications in the UAE, Oral, 5th International Rain Enhancement Forum, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25th-26th January 2021.

Francis, D., et al., 2021: Summertime dust storms over the Arabian Peninsula and impacts on radiation, circulation, cloud development and rain. vPICO, EGU General Assembly, Virtual meeting, 19–30 April 2021.

Francis, D. et al., 2021: On the crucial role of atmospheric rivers in the two major Weddell Polynya events in 1973 and 2017 in Antarctica. Oral, 16th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society, Virtual Meeting, 01-04 June 2021.

Mattingly, K., Francis, D., et al., 2021: Atmospheric extremes triggered the biggest calving event in more than 50 years at the Amery Ice shelf in September 2019. Oral, 16th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society, Virtual Meeting, 01-04 June 2021.

Nelli, N., et al., 2021: The Atmospheric Controls of Extreme Convective Events over the Southern Arabian Peninsula during the Transition Seasons. vPICO, EGU General Assembly, Virtual meeting, 19–30 April 2021.

Conferences:
2020

Fonseca, R., et al., 2020: Evaluation of the WRF performance over the United Arab Emirates. Poster, 100th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Boston, United States of America, 12th-16th January 2020.
Fonseca, R., et al., 2020: On the Analysis of the Performance of WRF and NICAM over the UAE. Oral, 4th International Rain Enhancement Forum, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 19th-21st January 2020.
Francis D., et al., 2020, Invited Speaker: The Atmospheric Drivers of the Major Saharan Dust Storm in June 2020, Oral, AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2020.
Francis D., et al., 2020: Cyclogenesis and density currents in the middle east and the associated dust activity. Oral, EGU General Assembly, Virtual Meeting, 4-8 May 2020.
Francis D., 2020: Dust storms: Drivers, characteristics and impacts. Oral, The Gulf Environment Conference, NYUAD, Abu Dhabi, January 2020.
Nelli, N., et al., 2020: Study of Surface Energy Balance Closure over Hyper-arid Environment Using Eddy Covariance Measurements. Poster, The Gulf Environment Conference, NYUAD, Abu Dhabi, January 2020.
Temimi, M., Fonseca, R., et al., 2020: Monitoring and Nowcasting Fog Conditions using a ground-based Microwave Radiometer Profiler. Oral, 100th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Boston, United States of America, 12th-16th January 2020.
Weston, M and Temimi, M., 2020: Application of night time fog detection method using MSG10 SEVIRI in an arid environment. Display, EGU General Assembly, Virtual Meeting, 4-8 May 2020.