Journal Articles

Batch 1

  1. F. M. Akinseye, S. O. Agele,P. C. S. Traore, M. Adam &A. M. Whitbread (2015) Evaluation of the onset and length of growing season to define planting date—‘acase study for Mali (West Africa)’. Theor Appl Climatol. Vol 120: No 3-4.
  2. F.M Akinseye, M. Adam, S.O Agele, M.P. Hoffmann, P.C.S Traore, A.M. Whitbread (2017) Assessing crop model improvements through comparison of sorghum (sorghum bicolor L. moench) simulation models: A case study of West African varieties. Field Crops Research 201 (2017) 19–31
  3. F. M. Akinseye, H. A. Ajeigbe, P. C.S. Traore, S. O. Agele, B Zemadim, A. Whitbread (2019) Improving sorghum productivity under changing climatic conditions: A modelling approach. Field Crops Research 246 (2020) 107685
  4. F. M. Akinseye , A. H. Folorunsho , Ajeigbe , A. Hakeem and S. O. Agele (2019) Impacts of rainfall and temperature on photoperiod insensitive sorghum cultivar model evaluation and sensitivity analysis. Journal of Agrometeorology 21 (3) : 262-269
  5. Quansah, E., Mauder, M., Balogun, A.A. Amekudzi L. K, Hinger L, Bliefernicht J and Harald Kunstmann (2015) Carbon dioxide fluxes from contrasting ecosystems in the Sudanian Savanna in West Africa. Carbon Balance Managent 10, 1 (2015).
  6. Quansah, Emmanuel & Katata, Genki & Mauder, Matthias & Annor, Thompson & Amekudzi, Leonard & Bliefernicht, Jan & Heinzeller, Dominikus & Balogun, Ahmed & Kunstmann, Harald. (2017). Numerical Simulation of Surface Energy and Water Balances over a Semiarid Grassland Ecosystem in the West African Savanna. Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 2017. 11. 10.1155/2017/6258180
  7. Annor, T., Lamptey, B., Wagner, S., Oguntunde, P., Arnault, J., Heinzeller, D., and Kunstmann, H. (2017) High-resolution long-term WRF climate simulations over Volta Basin. Part 1: validation analysis for temperature and precipitation, Theor. Appl. Climatol., 1–21, 
  8. Isaac Larbi, Fabien C. C. Hountondji, Thompson Annor, Wilson Agyei Agyare, John Mwangi Gathenya and Joshua Amuzu (2018) Spatio-Temporal Trend Analysis of Rainfall and Temperature Extremes in the Vea Catchment, Ghana. Climate 2018, 6, 87. doi:10.3390/cli6040087
  9. Kouakou Kouadio, Sophie Bastin, Abdourahamane Konare, Vincent Ajayi. Does convection-permitting simulate better rainfall distribution and extreme over Guinean coast and surroundings? Climate Dynamics, Springer Verlag, 2020, 55, pp.153-174. ⟨10.1007/s00382-018-4308-y⟩


Batch 2

  1. Akinsanola, A.A., Ogunjobi, K.O. (2017) Evaluation of present-day rainfall simulations over West Africa in CORDEX regional climate models. Environ Earth Sci 76, 366 (2017).
  2. Olusegun CF, Oguntunde PG, Gbobaniyi EO (2018) Simulating the impacts of tree, C3, and C4 plant functional types on the future climate of West Africa. Climate.
  3. Naabil, E., Lamptey, B. L., Arnault, J., Kunstmann, H., and Olufayo, A. (2017) Water resources management using the WRF-Hydro modelling system: Case-study of the Tono dam in West Africa, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 12, 196–209,, 2017
  4. Ojeh, V.N.; Balogun, A.A.; Okhimamhe, A.A. (2016) Urban-Rural Temperature Differences in Lagos. Climate 2016, 4, 29.


Batch 3

  1. Ifeanyi C. Achugbu, Jimy Dudhia, Ayorinde A. Olufayo, Ifeoluwa A. Balogun, Elijah A. Adefisan, and Imoleayo E. Gbode (2020) Assessment of WRF Land Surface Model Performance over West Africa Advances in Meteorology Volume 2020, Article ID 6205308, 30 pages
  2. Dajuma, A., Ogunjobi, K. O., Vogel, H., Knippertz, P., Silué, S., N’Datchoh, E. T., Yoboué, V. & Vogel, B. (2020) Downward cloud venting of the central African biomass burning plume during the West Africa summer monsoon Atmos. Chem. Phys.20, 5373– 0,595
  3. Gbode, I.E., Ogunjobi, K.O., Dudhia, J. and Vincent O. Ajayi  (2019) Simulation of wet and dry West African monsoon rainfall seasons using the Weather Research and Forecasting model. Theor Appl Climatol 138, 1679–1694 (2019).
  4. Gbode, I.E., Dudhia, J., Ogunjobi, K.O. and Vincent O. Ajayi (2019) Sensitivity of different physics schemes in the WRF model during a West African monsoon regime. Theor Appl Climatol 136, 733–751 (2019).
  5. Windmanagda Sawadogo, Babatunde J. Abiodun, Emmanuel C. Okogbue (2019) Impacts of global warming on photovoltaic power generation over West Africa.
  6. Naomi Kumi, Babatunde J. Abiodun, Elijah A. Adefisan (2020)  Performance Evaluation of a Subseasonal to Seasonal Model in Predicting Rainfall Onset Over West Africa
  7. Naomi Kumi and Babatunde J Abiodun  (2018) Potential impacts of 1.5 °C and 2 °C global warming on rainfall onset, cessation and length of rainy season in West Africa.