Dr.  Mame Diarra Bousso Dieng

Dr. Mame Diarra Bousso Dieng

  • Kreuzeckbahnstr. 19
    82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Research fields

  • Regional Climate and Hydrological modeling,
  • Dynamical Malaria modeling
  • Long-term climate projections  (Dynamical Downscaling, Multivariate Bias Correction)
  • Climate and hydrology extreme events studies
  • Regional climate variability and anthropogenic climate change impact on agriculture and health

Research projects

  • DFG: Climate Change and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa (https://www.cch-africa.de)
  • UPSCALERS: Upscaling Site-Specific Climate-smart Agriculture and Land use practices to Enhance Regional production Systems in West Africa
  • WASCAL: West African Science Service Center on Climate and Adapted Land Use

Models and tools

  • CCLM, Noah-MP, WRF-Noah-MP-Hydro
  • QGIS, NCL, R, PYTHON, MATLAB, shell scripting, CDO, NCO

Selected publications

Quenum, G.M.L.D., Klutse, N.A.B., Dieng, D. et al.  (2019): Identification of Potential Drought Areas in West Africa Under Climate Change and Variability. Earth Syst Environ 3, 429–444. doi:10.1007/s41748-019-00133-w

Sow, M.; Diakhaté, M.; Guichard, F.; Dieng, D.; Gaye, A.T.  (2019): Uncertainties in the Annual Cycle of Rainfall Characteristics over West Africa in CMIP5 Models. Preprints 2019, 2019070007, doi:10.20944/preprints201907.0007.v2

Dieng, D., Laux, P., Smiatek, G., Bliefernicht, J., Heinzeller, D., Kunstmann, H., Sarr, A., Gaye, A.T., (2018): Performance analysis and projected changes of agro-climatological indices across West Africa based on high-resolution regional climate model simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 10.1029/2018JD028536

Heinzeller, D., Dieng, D., Smiatek, D., Olusegun, C., Klein, C., Hamann, I., Salack, S., and Kunstmann, H. (2018): The WASCAL high-resolution regional climate simulation ensemble for West Africa: concept, dissemination, assessment, Earth System Science Data, doi: 10.1594/PANGAEA.880512

Dieng, D., Smiatek, G., Bliefernicht, J., Heinzeller, D., Sarr, A., Gaye, A. T., and Kunstmann, H. (2017): Evaluation of the COSMO-CLM high-resolution climate simulations over West Africa, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122, 1437–1455, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025457