Romain Pilon

Romain Pilon is a postdoc interested in the interconnection between tropical convection and the extratropics.

His works has focused on deep convection using global models. Using modelling, he has worked on MJO, tropical cyclones and climate change, as well as Saharan dust.

MJO tracking (Pilon et al, 2016)

Category-4 tropical-cyclone-like vortice simulated by Meteo France’s ARPEGE-Climat

Contact: romain.pilon@unil.ch

Publications

Habib Senghor, Romain Pilon, Binta Diallo, Jerónimo Escribano, Frédéric Hourdin, Jean-Yves Grandpeix, Olivier Boucher, Moussa Gueye, Amadou Thierno Gaye and Éric Machu. Control of the dust vertical distribution in the Saharan air layer by convection and scavenging. (in review Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc.)

Ali Belmadani, Alice Dalphinet, Fabrice Chauvin, Romain Pilon and P. Palany (2021). Projected future changes in tropical cyclone-related wave climate in the North Atlantic, Climate Dynamics, 54 (1-2), doi:10.1007/s00382-021-05664-5.

Fabrice Chauvin, Romain Pilon, Ali Belmadani and P. Palany. Future changes in Atlantic hurricanes with the rotated-stretched ARPEGE-Climat model at very high resolution (2019), Climate Dynamics, 54 (1-2), pp.947-972, doi: 10.1007/s00382-019-05040-4

Romain Pilon, Chidong Zhang and Jimy Dudhia, 2016. Roles of deep and shallow convection and microphysics in the MJO simulated by the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 10575–10600

Romain Pilon, Jean-Yves Grandpeix and Philippe Heinrich (2015). Representation of transport and scavenging of trace particles in the Emanuel moist convection scheme. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 141, p. 1244–1258.

Philippe Heinrich and Romain Pilon (2013). Simulation of 210Pb and 7Be scavenging in the tropics by the LMDz general circulation model. Atmospheric Research, 132, p.490–505.