Publications:

[29] Volker Wulfmeyer, Pd.D.; David D. Turner, PhD; Bruce Baker, PhD; Robert Banta; Andreas Behrendt; Tim Bonin; W.Alan Brewer; Michael Buban; Aditya Choukulkar; Edward Dumas; R. Michael Hardesty; Thijs Heus; Joachim Ingwersen; Diego Lange; Temple Lee; Simon Metzendorf; Shravan Muppa; Tilden Meyers; Robert Newsom; Mohammed Osman; Siegfried Raasch; Joseph Santanello; Christoph Senff; Florian Späth; Tim Wagner; Tammy Weckwerth, A New Research Approach for Observing and Characterizing Land-Atmosphere Feedback, submitted to BAMS
[28] Mohammed K. Osman, David D. Turner, Thijs Heus, and Robert Newsom. Observation of water vapor turbulence profiles in stationary and well mixed convective boundary layers over the arm tropical western pacific site. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, In preparation
[27] Mohamed S. Ghonima, Handa Yang, Thijs Heus, and Jan Kleissll. Evaluation of WRFSCM simulations of stratocumulus topped marine boundary layers and proposed correction to improve turbulence and entrainment parameterization. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., accepted
[26] X. Zhou, T. Heus, and P. Kollias. Influences of drizzle on stratocumulus cloudiness and organization. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2017
[25] C. van Heerwaarden, B. van Stratum, T. Heus, J. Gibbs, and E. Fedorovich. MicroHH 1.0: a computational fluid dynamics code for direct numerical simulation and large-eddy simulation of atmospheric boundary layer flows. Geoscientific Model Development, 2017
[24] S. Park, T. Heus, and P. Gentine. Role of convective mixing and evaporative cooling in shallow convection. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2017
[23] Peter N. Blossey, Christopher S. Bretherton, Anning Cheng, Satoshi Endo, Thijs Heus, Adrian P. Lock, and Johan J. van der Dussen. CGILS phase 2 LES intercomparison of response of subtropical marine low cloud regimes to CO2 quadrupling and a CMIP3 composite forcing change. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, oct 2016
[22] Maren Brast, Roel A. J. Neggers, and Thijs Heus. What determines the fate of rising parcels in a heterogeneous environment? Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 8(4):1674¿1690, 2016
[21] Mohamed S. Ghonima, Thijs Heus, Joel R. Norris, and Jan Kleissl. Factors controlling stratocumulus cloud lifetime over the coast. J. Atmos. Sci., 2016
[20] G. Corbetta, E. Orlandi, T. Heus, R. Neggers and S. Crewell, Overlap statistics of shallow boundary layer clouds: Comparing ground-based observations with large-eddy simulations, Geophysical Research Letters, 2015. DOI:10.1002/2015GL065140

[19] A. Seifert, T. Heus, R. Pincus and B. Stevens, Large-eddy simulation of the transient and near-equilibrium behavior of precipitating shallow convection Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, accepted

[18] J. Rosch, T. Heus, M. Brueck, M. Salzmann, J. Mülmenstädt, L. Schlemmer, J. Quaas: Analysis of diagnostic climate model cloud parametrizations using large-eddy simulations. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 03/2015; 141(691). DOI:10.1002/qj.2515

[17] Mohamed S. Ghonima, Joel R. Norris, Thijs Heus, Jan Kleissl: Reconciling and Validating the Cloud Thickness and Liquid Water Path Tendencies Proposed by R. Wood and J. J. van der Dussen et al.. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 02/2015; 72(5):150216120037006. DOI:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0287.1

[16] M. Sakradzija, A. Seifert, T. Heus: Fluctuations in a quasi-stationary shallow cumulus cloud ensemble. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 01/2015; 22(1):65-85. DOI:10.5194/npg-22-65-2015

[15] Jeannine Katzwinkel, Holger Siebert, Thijs Heus, and Raymond A. Shaw, 2014: Measurements of Turbulent Mixing and Subsiding Shells in Trade Wind Cumuli. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 2810¿2822.

[14] Minghua Zhang, Christopher S Bretherton, Peter N Blossey, Phillip H Austin, Julio T Bacmeister, Sandrine Bony, Florent Brient, Suvarchal K Cheedela, Anning Cheng, Anthony D Del Genio, Stephan R De Roode, Satoshi Endo, Charmaine N Franklin, Jean-Christophe Golaz, Cecile Hannay, Thijs Heus, Francesco Alessandro Isotta, Dufresne Jean-Louis, In-Sik Kang, Hideaki Kawai, Martin Köehler, Martin Köhler, Vincent E Larson, Yangang Liu, Adrian P Lock, Ulrike Lohman, Marat F Khairoutdinov, Andrea M Molod, Roel A J Neggers, Philip Rasch, Irina Sandu, Ryan Senkbeil, A Pier Siebesma, Colombe Siegenthaler-Le, Drian, Bjorn Stevens, Max J Suarez, Kuan-Man Xu, Knut Von Salzen, Mark J Webb, Audrey Wolf, Ming Zhao: CGILS: Results from the First Phase of an International Project to Understand the Physical Mechanisms of Low Cloud Feedbacks in Single Column Models. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 11/2013;  DOI:10.1002/2013MS000246

[13] Dick Abma, Thijs Heus, Juan Pedro Mellado: Direct Numerical Simulation of Evaporative Cooling at the Lateral Boundary of Shallow Cumulus Clouds. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 07/2013; 70(7):2088-2102. DOI:10.1175/JAS-D-12-0230.1

[12] Peter N. Blossey, Christopher S. Bretherton, Minghua Zhang, Anning Cheng, Satoshi Endo, Thijs Heus, Yangang Liu, Adrian P. Lock, Stephan R. de Roode, Kuan¿Man Xu: Marine low cloud sensitivity to an idealized climate change: The CGILS LES Intercomparison. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 06/2013; 5(2). DOI:10.1002/jame.20025

[11] A. Seifert, T. Heus: Large-eddy simulation of organized precipitating trade wind cumulus clouds. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS 06/2013; 13(11):5631-5645. DOI:10.5194/acp-13-5631-2013

[10] T. Heus, A. Seifert: Automated tracking of shallow cumulus clouds in large domain, long duration Large Eddy Simulations. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions 04/2013; 6(2):2287-2323. DOI:10.5194/gmdd-6-2287-2013

[9] R. A. J. Neggers, A. P. Siebesma, T. Heus: Continuous Single-Column Model Evaluation at a Permanent Meteorological Supersite. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 09/2012; 93(9):1389-1400. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00162.1

[8] Roel A. J. Neggers, Thijs Heus, A. Pier Siebesma: Overlap statistics of cumuliform boundary-layer cloud fields in large-eddy simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 11/2011; 116(D21). DOI:10.1029/2011JD015650

[7] Thijs Heus, Chiel C. Van Heerwaarden, H.J.J. Jonker, A. Pier Siebesma, Simon Axelsen, Kees Van den Dries, Oliver Geoffroy, A.F. Moene, D. Pino, S.R. de Roode, Jordi Vilà-Guerau de Arellano: Formulation of the Dutch Atmospheric Large-Eddy Simulation (DALES) and overview of its applications. Geoscientific Model Development 09/2010; 3(2). DOI:10.5194/gmd-3-415-2010

[6] Thijs Heus, Harm J. J. Jonker, H.E.A. Van den Akker, Eric J. Griffith, Michal Koutek, Frits H. Post: A statistical approach to the life cycle analysis of cumulus clouds selected in a vitual reality environment. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 03/2009; 114:Article Number: D06208. DOI:10.1029/2008JD010917

[5] Thijs Heus, C. Freek J. Pols, Harm J. J. Jonker, Harry E. A. Van den Akker, Donald H. Lenschow: Observational validation of the compensating mass flux through the shell around cumulus clouds. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 12/2008; 135(638):101 - 112. DOI:10.1002/qj.358

[4] R. A. Verzijlbergh, Harm J J Jonker, Thijs Heus, J. Vilà-Guerau de Arellano: Turbulent dispersion in cloudy boundary layers. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 11/2008; 9(4). DOI:10.5194/acp-9-1289-2009

[3] Thijs Heus, Gertjan van Dijk, Harm J. J. Jonker, Harry E. A. van den Akker: Mixing in Shallow Cumulus Clouds Studied by Lagrangian Particle Tracking. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 08/2008; 65(8):2581-2597. DOI:10.1175/2008JAS2572.1

[2] H.J.J. Jonker, Thijs Heus, Peter P. Sullivan: A refined view of vertical mass transport by cumulus convection. Geophysical Research Letters 04/2008; 35(7). DOI:10.1029/2007GL032606

[1] Thijs Heus, Harm J. J. Jonker: Subsiding Shells around Shallow Cumulus Clouds. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 03/2008; 65(3). DOI:10.1175/2007JAS2322.1