• Tawfik, A., D.M. Lawrence, and P.A. Dirmeyer (2017), Representing sub-grid convective initiation in Community Earth System Model, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 9, doi:10.1002/2016MS000866.

  • Tawfik, A., P.A. Dirmeyer, J.A. Santanello Jr. (2015), The Heated Condensation Framework. Part I: Description and Southern Great Plains Case Study, Journal of Hydromet. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0117.1

  • Tawfik, A., P.A. Dirmeyer, J.A. Santanello Jr. (2015), The Heated Condensation Framework. Part II:  Climatological behavior of convective initiation and land-atmosphere coupling over the Continental United States, Journal of Hydromet. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0118.1

  • Tawfik, A.B., and P.A. Dirmeyer (2014), A process-based framework for quantifying the atmospheric preconditioning of surface-triggered convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2013GL057984

  • Tawfik, A. and A.L. Steiner (2013) A proposed physical mechanism for ozone-meteorology correlations using land-atmosphere coupling regimes.Atmospheric Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.03.002

  • Tawfik A., R. Stockli, A. Goldstein, S. Pressley, and A.L. Steiner, (2012), Quantifying the contribution of environmental variables to isoprene flux interannual variability, Atmospheric Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.02.01

  • Tawfik A., and A.L. Steiner (2011), The role of soil ice in land-atmosphere coupling over the United States: A soil moisture–precipitation winter feedback mechanism, J. Geophys. Res.116, D02113, doi: 10.1029/2010JD014333.


  • Santanello, J.A., Dirmeyer, P.A., Ferguson, C.F., Findell, K., Tawfik, A. et al , Land-Atmosphere Coupling: The LoCo Perspective, Bull. Amer. Meteo. Society (In-Review)

  • Burakowski, E., Tawfik, A., Ouimette, A., Lepine, L., Zayzycki, C., Novick, K., and Ollinger, S. (2016), Simulating surface energy fluxes using uncoupled and coupled Earth System Models and eddy covariance tower clusters, Journal of Hydromet., (In-Review)

  • Chen, L., P.A. Dirmeyer, A. Tawfik, and D.M. Lawrence, (2017): Sensitivities of Land Cover-Precipitation Feedback to Convective Triggering. J. Hydrometeor., 0,

  • Smith, N. G., D. Lombardozzi, A. Tawfik, G. Bonan, and J. S. Dukes (2017), Biophysical consequences of photosynthetic temperature acclimation for climate, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 9, 536-547,doi:10.1002/2016MS000732.

  • Notaro, M., G. Chen, Y. Yu, F. Wang, and A. Tawfik (2017), Regional Climate Modeling of Vegetation Feedbacks on the Asian–Australian Monsoon Systems. J. Climate, 30, 1553–1582, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0669.1.

  • Betts, A.K., A.B. Tawfik, and R.L. Desjardins, (2017), Revisiting Hydrometeorology Using Cloud and Climate Observations. J. Hydrometeor., 18, 939–955, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0203.1.

  • Itterly, K., Taylor, P., Dodson, J., Tawfik, A. (2016), On the Sensitivity of the Diurnal Cycle in the Amazon to Convective Intensity, J. Geophys. Res., 21, doi:10.1002/2016JD025039

  • Bombardi, R., Tawfik, A., Marx, L., Shin, C., Schneider, E., Dirmeyer, P.A., and Kinter III, J.L., The Heated Condensation Framework as a Convective Trigger in the NCEP Climate Forecast System version 2, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/2016MS000668

  • Lombardozzi, D., Zeppel, M.J.B., Fisher, R., and Tawfik, A. (2016), Incorporating observed nighttime conductance alters global hydrology and carbon budgets in CLM4.5, Geo. Mod. Dev. Discuss., 8, 10339-10363, doi: 10.5194/gmdd-8-10339-2015

  • Betts, A.K. and A.Tawfik (2016), Annual Climatology of the Diurnal Cycle on the Canadian Prairies, Front. Earth Sci. 4:1. doi: 10.3389/feart.2016.00001.

  • Betts, A.K., R. Desjardins, A.C.M. Beljaars, and A.Tawfik (2015), Observational study of land-surface-cloud-atmosphere coupling on daily timescales, Frontiers in Earth Science, Front. Earth Sci. 3:13. doi: 10.3389/feart.2015.00013

  • Bombardi, R., Schneider, E., Marx, L., Halder, S., Singh, B., Tawfik, A., Dirmeyer, P.A., and Kinter III, J.L. (2015), Improvements in the representation of the Indian Summer Monsoon in the NCEP Climate Forecast System version 2, Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2484-6

  • A.L. Steiner, A.B. Tawfik, A.Shalaby, A.S. Zakey, M.M. Abdel Wahab, Z. Salah, F. Solmon, S. Sillman and R.A. Zaveri (2014), Climatological simulations of ozone and atmospheric aerosols in the Greater Cairo region, Climate Research, doi:10.3354/cr01211

  • Shalaby A., A.S. Zakey, A. Tawfik, F. Solmon, F. Giorgi, F. Stordal, S. Sillman, and R. Zaveri, and A.L. Steiner (2012), Implementation and evaluation of online gas-phase chemistry within a regional climate model (RegCM-CHEM), Geosci. Model Dev., doi: 10.5194/gmd-5-741-2012

  • Giorgi F., E. Coppola, F. Solmon, L. Marriotti, M.B. Sylla, X. Bi, N. Elguindi, G.T. Diro, V. Nair, G. Giuliani, S. Cozzini, I. Guettler, T.A. O’Brien, A. Tawfik, A. Shalaby, A.S. Zakey, A.L. Steiner, F. Strodal, L.C. Sloan, C. Brankovic (2012), RegCM4:  Model description and preliminary tests over multiple CORDEX domains, Climate Research, 52:7-29, doi:  10.3354/cr01018.


  • Bombardi, R., Tawfik, A., et. al., Convective Triggering Advances using the Heated Condensation Framework, (Book Chapter)